Support the Puffin’ Puffin – Run for Cystic Fibrosis

As many of you know, Leeds Book Club just wouldn't work without the effervescent Helen - she runs LBC Puffins, co-hosts LBC White Swan and is up for each and every reading challenge (that orientates around books for younger people). Frankly I don't know how she does it - she's a tireless wonder and source … Continue reading Support the Puffin’ Puffin – Run for Cystic Fibrosis

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LBCPuffins review book 31 – The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge  About the book The leaves were cold and slightly clammy. There was no mistaking them. She had seen their likeness painstakingly sketched in her father’s journal. This was his greatest secret, his treasure and his undoing. The Tree of Lies. Now it was hers, and the journey he had never finished … Continue reading LBCPuffins review book 31 – The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

LBCPuffins review book 22 – Over Sea, Under Stone – Susan Cooper

LBC PUFFINS Date: 20th May 2015 DISCUSSING: OVER SEA, UNDER STONE SUSAN COOPER BLURB Like many adventures, this one began with a holiday in Logres (land of the West and King Arthur), the discovery of an ancient map and a search for a buried grail. But then it turned into something much more important and frightening. … Continue reading LBCPuffins review book 22 – Over Sea, Under Stone – Susan Cooper

LBCPuffins review book 06 -Black Beauty

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell  About the book   A horse is a horse of course unless of course the horse is Black Beauty. Animal-loving children have been devoted to Black Beauty throughout this century, and no doubt will continue through the next. Although Anna Sewell's classic paints a clear picture of turn-of-the-century London, its message is universal and timeless: animals will … Continue reading LBCPuffins review book 06 -Black Beauty

May Book Club meetings

LBC OUTLAWS  6th May 2015 – I Am Pilgrim (Pilgrim #1)  – Terry Hayes LBC WHITE SWAN  10th May 2015 – The Owl Killers – Karen Maitland LBC MEDUSA 13th May 2015 – Carte Blanche – Jeffrey Deaver LBC 3 READS 16th May 2015 – Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin LBC PUFFINS 20th May  – Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark … Continue reading May Book Club meetings

Books unpicked for LBCPuffins

I had to share this list of books from our last meeting: The owl Services - Alan Garner The Witches - Roald dahl Hagwitch - Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick The magicians Nephew - C.S.Lewis The Chrysalids  by John Wyndham The animals of farthing wood - Colin Dann Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) - by Kristin Cashore, Ian Schoenherr Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin Elidor by Alan Garner

LBCPuffins review book 19 – Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

LBCPuffins Date: Wednesday 18th of February 2015 Time: 6:30pm Venue: White Swan Leeds  Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce Lying awake at night, Tom hears the old grandfather clock downstairs strike . . . eleven . . . twelve . . . thirteen . . . Thirteen! When Tom gets up to investigate, he discovers a magical … Continue reading LBCPuffins review book 19 – Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce