Our August and September Reads

For White Swan 11th August - The Silence of the Girls - Pat Barker 8th September - All the birds in the sky - Charlie Jane Anders For Horsforth 14th August - An Unwanted Guest - Shari Lapena 11th September - Factfulness - Why things are better than you think - Hans Rosling

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BLOG – Happy St Swithuns/Swithins Day

How how I lived here for so long and not known that there was a British groundhog day?!?!? From Wikipedia: The name of Swithun is best known today for a British weather lore proverb, which says that if it rains on St. Swithun's day, 15 July, it will rain for 40 days. St Swithun's day if thou … Continue reading BLOG – Happy St Swithuns/Swithins Day

LBC3Reads – Time Change and now VENUE CHANGE

We will be meeting at 10.30am this morning at our usual venue, Cafe 164 Wapentake on Kirkgate as Cafe 164 is closed for the Easter weekend. Apologies for the confusion! We will be discussing The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith. This is our 'Crime' pick of the year, to celebrate @LBCOutlaws, our themed bookclub that … Continue reading LBC3Reads – Time Change and now VENUE CHANGE

Day to Night Reading Challenge with @HudLib

University of Huddersfield is running a really interesting reading challenge over on it's twitter (@HudLib) and instagram (@HudLib) The challenge is to see how many books you can read between #WorldBookDay and #WorldBookNight (that's 7th of March till the 23rd of April) that contain the following themes: Day Morning Midday or Lunch Afternoon Evening or … Continue reading Day to Night Reading Challenge with @HudLib

LBC3Reads – for the year

This book club meets up every three months – ideal for those too busy to join a monthly book club! We tend to read a lot of American fiction and alternate between male and female authors. For 2017, we read an author from each of the countries that make up the UK. For 2018, our theme is Four … Continue reading LBC3Reads – for the year

ADMIN – February and March Date Changes!!

For #LBCHorsforth - 7.30pm - The Black Bull 21st February - The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov PLEASE NOTE - the February date has been pushed back by a week to avoid clashing with Valentines Day. For #LBCWSwan - 6pm - @WhiteSwanLeeds 11th February - The City and the City - China Mieville 18th … Continue reading ADMIN – February and March Date Changes!!

March Book Choices!

Hi all,   A quick update on what our next few reads shall be! As always, if you spot any corrections, don't hesitate to let me know! March 8th - Horsforth - God help the child - Toni Morrison 12th - White Swan - The Three Body Problem - Cixin Liu April 12th - Horsforth … Continue reading March Book Choices!

Christmas Meet Up

Date for your diary - Friday 4th of December Venue - White Swan, City Centre Time - 7:00pm  CHRISTMAS DO Hey there everyone, As regular book clubbers we know, we always take the month of December off from the various clubs and meet ups - something about spending time with loved ones and preparing for … Continue reading Christmas Meet Up

LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  *14th of November 2015* Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG   Our Choice THE TIN DRUM GUNTER GRASS BLURB On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!

LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  *14th of November 2015* Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG   Our Choice THE TIN DRUM GUNTER GRASS BLURB On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Date Change!