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

POSTPHONED – LBC White Swan (#LBCWSwan)

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

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 🙂

September Book Club choices

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

That bodes well

Am now reading LBC White Swans choice for Sunday - Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart. Which I promptly announced on Twitter. Brace! 😬😬😬😬😬