2 minute review – Jennifer Johnston - The Invisible Worm

Recently, I went away for a weeks holiday. For the first time in years, I didn't bring anything to read with me. I've been in the midst of a reading funk for such a long time now, I'm starting to disbelieve that I ever read for pleasure! In the last few months, I've seen it … Continue reading 2 minute review – Jennifer Johnston - The Invisible Worm

LBC 3 Reads – Book 15 – All Quiet on the Western Front

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  16th of April 2016 Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG DISCUSSED -  ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT  ERICH MARIA REMARQUE BLURB One by one the boys begin to fall... In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Book 15 – All Quiet on the Western Front

PODCAST – BookElfLeeds Reading Challenge – Update

This year, @BookElfLeeds and I decided to reignite our reading groove thaing by completing a reading challenge. We found this awesome list by Modern Mrs Darcy - and already we're inspired! Jess provides us with an update of her Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge of 2016. With 6 books read; she's at the halfway mark already! … Continue reading PODCAST – BookElfLeeds Reading Challenge – Update

LBCWhiteswan review – Perks of being a wallflower

LBC White Swan  Venue: White Swan Leeds Date:  Sunday 9th of February 2014                          Time:  6:00pm              Address: Swan Street, Leeds Discussing:  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Charlie is a freshman. And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years … Continue reading LBCWhiteswan review – Perks of being a wallflower

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

LBC White Swan review – Storm Front (The Dresden Files) – Jim Butcher

LBC White Swan Venue: White Swan Leeds Date:  Sunday 13th of March 2016 Time:  6:00pm Address: Swan Street, Leeds Discussing:  Storm Front  (The Dresden Files) - Book 1 JIM BUTCHER  * * * * S P O I L E R S * * * * * * * * * * S P O I L E R S … Continue reading LBC White Swan review – Storm Front (The Dresden Files) – Jim Butcher

PODCAST – Modern Mrs Darcy 2016 Reading Challenge

This year, @BookElfLeeds and I decided to reignite our reading groove thaing by completing a reading challenge. We found this awesome list by Modern Mrs Darcy - and already we're inspired! Click below to hear us discuss the challenge and why we're participating; our book choices; our continuing and lasting love of libraries; random thoughts on such … Continue reading PODCAST – Modern Mrs Darcy 2016 Reading Challenge

LBC Dystopia – The 5th Wave – Write Up

LBC DYSTOPIA Venue: Crowd of Favours Date:  Tuesday 22nd of July 2015 Time:  6pm - 8pm Address: Harper Street, LS2 7EA Tel: 0113 246 9405 DISCUSSING THE 5th WAVE RICK YANCEY   * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * … Continue reading LBC Dystopia – The 5th Wave – Write Up

LBC Dystopia – Never Let Me Go – Write Up

LBC DYSTOPIA Venue: Crowd of Favours Date:  Tuesday 22nd of July 2015 Time:  6pm - 8pm Address: Harper Street, LS2 7EA Tel: 0113 246 9405 DISCUSSING NEVER LET ME GO KAZUO ISHIGURO   * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * … Continue reading LBC Dystopia – Never Let Me Go – Write Up

LBC 3 Reads – Book 12 – I know why the caged bird sings

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  15th of August 2015 Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG DISCUSSED -  I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS MAYA ANGELOU BLURB A classic coming-of-age story In this, the celebrated, bestselling first volume of her autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Book 12 – I know why the caged bird sings