#LBCHorsforth – postponed for a week

Sadly, I still have no voice so book club will have to be postponed for a week. Date:Time: 7.30pm Venue: Zoom Book: The Shafow Ming - Maaza Mengiste Ethiopia, 1935.With the threat of Mussolini's army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid. Her new employer, Kidane, an officer … Continue reading #LBCHorsforth – postponed for a week

Upcoming Reads for July and August

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

POST-PHONED – again, #LBCHorsforth

Afraid that I’m going to have to rearrange tonight book club again, as still feeling the after effects of covid. Apologies to all and thanks in advance for your understanding. Date: 13th April 2022Time: 7:30pmVenue: zoomBook: Sal - Mick Kitson Stay safe out there. If you can, avoid covid. It’s not much fun. 👍

POSTPHONED – #LBCHorsforth

Due to illness, #LBCHorsforth is being rearranged to next week. Date: 16th March 2022Time: 7:30pmVenue: zoomBook: Sal - Mick Kitson

#NowReading for #LBCHorsforth

Sal by Mick Kitson – our 9th of March choice for #LBCHorsforth This is a story of something like survival.Sal planned it for almost a year before they ran. And now Sal knows a lot of stuff. Like how to build a shelter and start a fire. How to estimate distances, snare rabbits and shoot an … Continue reading #NowReading for #LBCHorsforth

Now Reading – A Gentleman in Moscow

Ive just started this, by Amor Towles, for the LBC Horsforth book club next Wednesday. On 21 June 1922, Count Alexander Rostov – recipient of the Order of Saint Andrew, member of the Jockey Club, Master of the Hunt – is escorted out of the Kremlin, across Red Square and through the elegant revolving doors … Continue reading Now Reading – A Gentleman in Moscow

2022 – LBC Horsforth

We also have our first two books* picked for LBC Horsforth! As with LBC White Swan, we will be meeting up via zoom, until all of our members are able to join us in person. So, from 7.30pm on the second Wednesday of each month, we will be discussing the following: 12th January - A … Continue reading 2022 – LBC Horsforth

November Books

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

Crime on my mind…

Or at least on my reading list. Over the last fortnight, I’ve taken a break from my book club titles and have dedicated myself to murder, mischief, (…Crime on my mind… My most recent reads 🙂

DATE CHANGE!!! – LBCHorsforth now on 22nd

Tonight's book club has been postponed due to ... well, all sorts of excellent and valid reasons. Certainly not that we were collectively caught on the hop by it being on the 8th - technically the second Wednesday of the month... but feels earlier! Join us on Date - Wednesday 22nd of SeptemberTime - 7:30pmVenue … Continue reading DATE CHANGE!!! – LBCHorsforth now on 22nd