Yippee! It’s that time of the year! Am busy organising the @LeedsBookClub Christmas do for December and feeling incredibly excited to see everyone in person again! Since March 2020, there have now been a total of 75 book clubs via zoom; 1 Christmas meet up face to face and 3 in person book clubs. So … Continue reading LeedsBoookClub Christmas Do!
Here are our picks for the next few weeks: 10-07 – Long bright river by Liz Moore – LBCWSwan 13-07 – The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste – LBCHorsforth16-07 – The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco – LBC3Reads10-08 – Lagoon – Nnedi Okorafor – LBCHorsforth14-08 – The thief and the demon by Roderick T … Continue reading Upcoming Reads for July and August
We will be moving todays book club until April 23rd as I’m still in the resting stage of recovery. Thanks to all for being so understanding! Date: 23rd April 2022Time: 12.30pm Venue: ZoomBook: Less - AS Greer
For Saturdays LBC 3 Reads book club, we are reading Bookworm by Lucy Mangan Our book club theme for the year is Books about Books and this one certainly qualifies! When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up new worlds and cast light on all the complexities she encountered in this one. She was whisked away to Narnia … Continue reading Now reading for LBC3Reads – Bookworm
For the last few years, one of my besties has been doing the Unread Shelf challenge. The idea is (in part – it’s a bigger challenge than it looks) to use prompts to help a reader work through the Unread Titles on their shelves. Inspired by her, I am in the midst of attempting to gain control … Continue reading Bookshelf Challenge No 2 – In the Teeth of the Evidence – Dorothy L Sayers
Our final book clubs for 2021 #LBCHorsforth - 10/11/21 - A Thousand Ships - Natalie Haynes - 7:30pm In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective.This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of all of them.In the … Continue reading November Books
Yesterday – while attending the book club that I ditched last month – I was reminded that I have yet to post about the Vincent Van Gogh exhibition …Vincent Van Gogh 360° at York Have finally written up the Van Gogh exhibition we had to rearrange #LBC3Reads for.
This is officially that month where nothing falls exactly into place. LBC3Reads was due to meet this morning to discuss ‘Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day’ by Winifred Watson. However, I’ve totally stuffed up and will be heading to York for the virtual Van Gogh exhibition - brilliantly exciting event, terrible timing. So instead we … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Date Changed
Hello! Here are our three books for September! 08-09 - Piranesi - Susanna Clarke - LBC Horsforth 12-09 - Project Hail Mary - Andy Weir - LBC White Swan18-09 - Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day – Winifred Watson - LBC 3 Reads
Well I’ve finally finished LBC Horsforth book club choice for last month. Ian Cobain - The History Thieves Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation BLURB In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and monitored what the public … Continue reading Book Blog