LBC Horsforth – Book Choice for February

As we don't have much time this month (due to the date change) - you'll be delighted to know that it's a novella! This Census-Taker - China Mieville In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a profoundly traumatic event. He tries and fails to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – Book Choice for February


Provisional Score for LBC Horsforth

Great chat tonight - out prosit all score is ... 8

#Now(Panic)Reading – Celestial Bodies for LBC Horsforth

I’ve still got 40% to go! And it’s tomorrow! And it’s not even that long, it’s just a little more involved that my brain can cope with at the moment!

Admin Day

It’s been a deliciously productive day behind the scenes...but it’s not super interesting to anyone else. Going to read another chapter of Celestial Bodies for #LBCHorsforth then likely re-watch the Eurovision film for a relax, singalong and happy sob. This is such a silly, happy homage to Eurovision and I really enjoyed it. In … Continue reading Admin Day

LBC Horsforth – Changing dates from February

Given that we are currently meeting online, - rather than in our beloved pub - we have decided to return to our original date slot. From February, we will be meeting on the second Wednesday of the month. So our next dates look like this: 10 February 10 March 14 April 12 May 9 June … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – Changing dates from February

#NowReading – Celestial Bodies – Jokha Alharthi

Technically, I’ll be starting this tomorrow. This is the first #LBCHorsforth read for 2021. Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects … Continue reading #NowReading – Celestial Bodies – Jokha Alharthi

LBC Horsforth – By the Numbers

My bestie - and occasional Book Club member (it's tricky, what with living in a whole other country) - is a bit of a whiz with numbers. She has gone through our reads from 2012 - 2020 and put an order to them! Thanks so much to Loraine! We have read 88 reads so far … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – By the Numbers

Now reading …

The Stranger by Harlan Coben for #LBCHorsforth The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces … Continue reading Now reading …


Harlan Coben - The Stranger The LBC Horsforth choice!

2020 – LBC Horsforth Scorecard

Here are the books that we have read/are reading for 2020. I can't speak for the others but I'm a little surprised to see that the Overstory was *this* year. Actually pretty much all of the first three months feel like a lifetime ago! 15-01 - The Overstory - Richard Powers - 612-02 My sister, … Continue reading 2020 – LBC Horsforth Scorecard