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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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

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

Helen’s Roald Dahl challenge book 11 – The Witches

About the book  "This is not a fairy-tale. This is about REAL WITCHES. Real witches don't ride around on broomsticks. They don't even wear black cloaks and hats. They are vile, cunning, detestable creatures who disguise themselves as nice, ordinary ladies. So how can you tell when you're face to face with one? Well, if … Continue reading Helen’s Roald Dahl challenge book 11 – The Witches

Helen’s Roald Dahl challenge book 10 – Fantastic Mr Fox

About the book "In the tradition of The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, this is a "garden tale" of farmer versus vermin, or vice versa. The farmers in this case are a vaguely criminal team of three stooges: "Boggis and Bunce and Bean / One fat, one short, one lean. / These horrible crooks / So … Continue reading Helen’s Roald Dahl challenge book 10 – Fantastic Mr Fox