LeedsBoookClub Christmas Do!

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!


Two January Books for 2023

Two January books have already been picked for #LeedsBookClub for 2023! Can you imagine? #LBCWSwan (face to face) 15th Jan - The ten thousand doors of January - Alix E Harrow #LBCHorforth (face to face) 18th Jan - To Paradise - Hanyer Yanagihara

#LBCWSwan meet up

It’s #BookClub day! This evening, the #LBCWSwan book club will get together at the White Swan pub in #Leeds (hence the name) to discuss #Heartstopper by Alice Oseman. We don’t often read #comics for book club so delighted that this one is face to face, after 70 odd zoom book clubs! Don’t get my wrong, … Continue reading #LBCWSwan meet up

LBC White Swan Book Picks

I’m a fraud and I should be ashamed. Absolutely gamed the last book of the year. LBCWSwan 11-09 - Exhalation - Ted Chiang09-10 - A master of Djinn - P Djeli Clark13-11 - Heartstopper - Alice Oseman Exhalation From the acclaimed author of Stories of Your Life and Others - the basis for the Academy … Continue reading LBC White Swan Book Picks

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

#LBCWSwan – May and June picks

Our next two #LBCWSwan books are as follows: 8th May - The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow12th June - The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey The Once and Future Witches by Alix E Harrow In 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before … Continue reading #LBCWSwan – May and June picks


Unfortunately, while I’m recovering all nicely, it’s taking some time. As a result, LBC White Swan will also need to be post phoned for a week. Apologies to all for the inconvenience. Date: 20th March 2022Time: 6pmVenue: via zoomBook: The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

EVENT – Jennifer Saint – Ariadne Event at Truman Books

Recently Truman Books have been in touch to let us know about an exciting Meet The Author event that they have planned! I think that this will be of particular interest to #LBCWSwan clubbers - given the mythological link! Author - Jennifer SaintDate - Thursday 3rd of FebruaryTime - 4:30pm - 5:30pmVenue - Truman Books … Continue reading EVENT – Jennifer Saint – Ariadne Event at Truman Books

Change of Date

Start as you mean to go on, eh? Unfortunately, LBC White Swan won’t be taking place this evening. Due to a variety of reasons, we will be holding our first White Swan of the year next weekend. Date: 16th of January Time: 6pm - 8pmZoom: link to be sent out in the day Book: Small … Continue reading Change of Date

2022 – LBC White Swan

We have chosen* our first two books for the White Swan book club. Until all of our book clubbers are able to join us in person, we will continue to meet via zoom at 6pm on the second Sunday of the month. 9th January - Small Island - Andrea Levy It is 1948, and England … Continue reading 2022 – LBC White Swan