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MONTHLY

  • LBC Medusa – Book Club Page
  • LBC Puffins – Book Club Page
  • LBC White Swan – Book Club Page
  • LBC Arcadia – Book Club Page NO LONGER RUNNING

QUARTERLY

  • LBC 3 Reads – Book Club Page
  • LBC Dystopia – Book Club Page
  • LBC Outlaws – Book Club Page

Un-Choices

 

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LBC MEDUSA 

2016

  • 55 – NOV – ?
  • 54 – OCT – ?
  • 53 – SEP – ?
  • 52 – AUG – ?
  • 51 – JUL – ?
  • 50 – JUN -?
  • 49 – MAY -?
  • 48 – APR – ?
  • 47 – MAR -?
  • 46 – FEB – ?
  • 45 – JAN – Hotel Honolulu – Paul Theroux

2015

2014

  • 33 – NOV – We – Yevgeny Yamyatin
  • 32 – OCT – Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell
  • 31 – SEP – The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton
  • 30 – AUG – Mapp and Lucia – E.F. Benson
  • 29 – JUL – Burial Rites – Hannah Kent
  • 28 – JUN – The Circle – Dave Eggers
  • 27 – MAY – Inferno – Dan Brown
  • 26 – APR – The Stench of Honolulu – Jack Handey
  • 25 – MAR – Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes
  • 24 – FEB – Poppy Shakespeare – Clare Allen
  • 23 – JAN – The Human – Matt Haig

2013

  • 22 – NOV – The Tenderness of Wolves – Stef Penney
  • 21 – OCT – And the mountains echoed – Khalid Hosseini
  • 20 – SEP – Pilgrim – Timonthy Findley
  • 19 – AUG – Westwood – Stella Gibbons
  • 18 – JUL – Battle Royale – Koushun Takami
  • 17 – JUN – The 100 year old man who climbed… – Jonas Jonasson
  • 16 – MAY – The Winter Ghosts – Kate Mosse
  • 15 – APR – John dies at the end – David Wong
  • 14 – MAR – Started early, took my dog – Kate Atkinson
  • 13 – FEB – The Black House – Peter May
  • 12 – JAN – The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald– GUEST

2012

Medusa is born!

#LBCMedusa

LBC PUFFINS

2016

  • 39 – NOV – ?
  • 38 – OCT – ?
  • 37 – SEP – ?
  • 36 – AUG – ?
  • 35 – JUL – ?
  • 34 – JUN – ?
  • 33 – MAY – ?
  • 32 – APR – ?
  • 31 – MAR – ?
  • 30 – FEB – Kensuke’s Kingdom – Michael Morpurgo
  • 29 – JAN – Winnie the Pooh – A.A. Milne

2015

  • 28 – NOV – The Magicians Nephew – CS Lewis
  • 27 – OCT – Rune Mark – Joanne Harris
  • 26 – SEP – A Stitch in Time – Penelope Lively
  • 25 – AUG – The Angel Experiment – James Patterson
  • 24 – JUL – Only you can save Mankind – Terry Prachett
  • 23 – JUN – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  • 22 – MAY – Over Sea, Under Stoneby Susan Cooper
  • 21 – APR – The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • 20 – MAR – The Wuffler and the Querk
  • 19 – FEB – Tom’s Midnight Garden – Philippa Pearce
  • 18 – JAN – Five Children and It – Edith Nesbit

2014

  • 17 – NOV – The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
  • 16 – OCT – Howl’s Moving Castle
  • 15 – SEP – The secret diary of Adrian Mole 13 3/4 – Sue Townsend
  • 14 – AUG – Silver Sword – Ian Serraillier
  • 13 – JUN – Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • 12 – MAY – Grinny – Nicholas Fisk
  • 11 – APR – Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster
  • 10 – MAR – Peter Pan – JM Barrie
  • 09 – FEB – Harry Potter – J.K. Rowling
  • 08 – JAN –  Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

2013

The Power is Yours

What? Another book club?

#LBCPuffins

LBC WHITE SWAN

2016

  • 50 – NOV – ?
  • 49 – OCT – ?
  • 48 – SEP – ?
  • 47 – AUG – ?
  • 46 – JUL – ?
  • 45 – JUN -?
  • 44 – MAY -?
  • 43 – APR – ?
  • 42 – MAR – Storm Front (Harry Dresden 01) – Jim Butcher
  • 41 – FEB – Homer’s Odyssey – Simon Armitage
  • 40 – JAN – A Brief History of Seven Killings – Marlon James
 2014
  • 28 – NOV – The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga
  • 27 – OCT – The Raw Shark Texts – Steven Hall
  • 26 – SEP – Augustus – John Williams
  • 25 – AUG – Enduring Love – Ian McEwan
  • 24 – MAY – The Adventure of Kavalier & Clay – Michael Chabon
  • 23 – FEB – The Perks of being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky

2013

2012

THEMED

LBC OUTLAWS

LBC OUTLAWS
DATE NO BOOKS SCORE
06/12/2016 35 Christmas is Murder – Val McDermid ?
02/11/2016 35 ? ?
05/10/2016 34 ? ?
06/09/2016 33 ? ?
03/08/2016 32 ? ?
06/07/2016 31 The Donor – Helen Fitzgerald ?
07/06/2016 30 Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell ?
01/03/2016 29 The Shining Girls – Lauren Beukes ?
03/07/2016 28 Report for Murder – Val McDermid ?
*4/11/2015 27 Don’t Tell – Karen Rose ?
*7/10/2015 26 Dissolution – C.J. Sansom ?
*2/09/2015 25 The Strings of Murder – Oscar de Muriel 8
*5/8/2015 24 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Le Carre 8
07/01/2015 23 Fight Club – Chuck Paluniuk 7
03/06/2015 22 The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco 6
06/05/2015 21 I am Pilgrim – Terry Hayes 6
01/04/2015 20 Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow – Peter Hoeg 8
04/03/2015 19 The Mask of Dimitrios – Eric Ambler ?
04/02/2015 18 Along Came A Spider – James Patterson 4
08/01/2015 17 Cover Her Face – PD James 6
27/11/2014 16 Wrath of Angels – John Connolly ?
28/08/2014 15 The Cuckoo’s Call – Robert Galbraith ?
31/07/2014 14 Trust Your Eyes – Linwood Barclay ?
26/06/2014 13 Death at La Fenice – Donna Leon ?
29/05/2014 12 The Luminaries – Eleanor Catton ?
24/04/2014 11 One Fine Day in the Middle… ?
27/03/2014 10 Slaughterhouse – Amaya Ellman ?
27/02/2014 9 Let the Right One In – John Lindqvist ?
30/01/2014 8 Touchstone – Laurie King ?
28/11/2013 7 1974 – David Peace ?
24/10/2013 6 Stones Fall – Iain Pears ?
26/09/2013 5 Shutter Island – Dannie Lehane ?
29/08/2013 4 Artists in Crime – Ngaio Marsh ?
25/07/2013 3 The Moving Toyshop – Edmund Crispin ?
27/06/2013 2 The Glass Key – Dashiell Hammett 6
28/05/2013 1 The Hound of the Baskervilles – Arthur Conan Doyle 8

LBC Outlaws

#LBCOutlaws

LBC3READS

LBC 3 READS
DATE NO BOOK SCORE
15/10/2016 17 On the Beach – Nevil Shute ?
16/07/2016 16 The Dud Avocado – Elaine Dundy ?
16/04/2016 15 All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque ?
16/01/2016 14 Passing – Nella Larsen ?
21/11/2015 13 The Tin Drum – Gunter Grass ?
15/08/2015 12 I know why the caged bird sings – Maya Angelou 7.5
16/05/2015 11 Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin 8
21/02/2015 10 The Return of the Soldier – Rebecca West 8.5
20/09/2014 9 Stoner – John Williams 7
17/05/2014 8 The Awakening – Kate Chopin 8
18/01/2014 7 The Wapshot Chronicles – John Cheever 5
19/10/2013 6 Their eyes were watching God – Zora Neale Hurston 6.5
20/07/2013 5 Mason and Dixon – Thomas Pynchon 4
20/04/2013 4 O Pioneer – Willa Cather 7
19/01/2013 3 The City and the Pillar – Gore Vidal 7
01/09/2012 2 The Paris Wife – Paula Mclain 4
19/05/2012 1 Hound of the Baskervilles – Arthur Conon Doyle 7

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It’s book club Jim…just not as we know it

LBC DYSTOPIA

LBC DYSTOPIA
DATE NO BOOK SCORE
21/11/2016 22 ? ?
22/08/2016 21 Pines – Blake Crouch ?
23/05/2016 20 The Passage – Justin Cronin ?
22/02/2016 19 Europe in Autumn – David Hutchinson ?
25/11/2015 18 The Windup Girl – Paolo Bacigalupi ?
23/09/2015 17 The Sleeper Awakes – H.G. Wells 6
22/07/2015 16 Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguru 7
27/05/2015 15 The Girl with all the Gifts – M.R. Carey 9
25/03/2015 14 The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey 5
28/01/2015 13 Uglies – Scott Westerfeld 5
07/01/2014 12 Gone Away World – Nick Harkaway 6
19/05/2014 11 House of Scorpions – Nancy Farmer 6
25/03/2014 10 Divergent – Veronica Roth 6
07/01/2014 9 Children of Men – P.D. James 6
??/10/2013 8 High Rise – J.G. Ballard 6
30/07/2013 7 The Miracle Inspector – Helen Smith 5
20/04/2013 6 Logan’s Run – WF Nolan & GC Johnson 5
05/02/2013 5 Watchmen – Comic and Film 8
20/11/2012 4 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley 7.5
16/10/2012 3 The Iron Heel – Jack London 5
28/08/2012 2 The Running Man – Richard Bachman 6
07/10/2012 1 Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury 7

WTFBC (HIATUS)

WHEDON TWITTER FANS BOOK CLUB
DATE NO BOOKS SCORE
04/09/2012 3 The Complete Companion – Pop Matters 7
01/07/2012 2 Killer Angels – Michael Shaara 8
27/05/2012 1 Much Ado About Nothing – William Shakespeare 10

Much Ado About Whedon

LBC ARCADIA

2014

  • 35 – SEP – The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
  • 34 – JUN – Intimacy – Hanif Kereishi
  • 33 – MAR – A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
 2013
  • 32 – NOV – Heading Out to Wonderful – Robert Goolrick
  • 31 – OCT – The Magicians – Lev Grossman
  • 30 – SEP – Any Human Heart – William Boyd
  • 29 – AUG – Love and War on the Apennines – Eric Newby
  • 28 – JUL – The Red House – Mark Haddon
  • 27 – JUN – Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenidies
  • 26 – MAY – Purple Hibiscus – C. Ngozi Adichie
  • 25 – APR – To Say Nothing of the Dog – Connie Willis
  • 24 – MAR – Night Waking – Sarah Moss
  • 23 – FEB – Three Men in a Boat – Jerome K Jerome
  • 22 – JAN – The Summer Book – Tove Jansson

2012

2011

Original LBC

Scores from LBC before we went ‘public’

No BOOK /10 BE BN AR
12 The Finkler Question – Howard Jacobson 4 3 4 5
11 Everything You Know – Zoe Heller 3 3 3
10 We – A Chat 7 7
9 The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga 7 6.5/7 6.5 8
8 The Island – Victoria Hislop 7.5 7 8.5 7
7 Firman – Sam Savage 6.5 6 7 6.5
6 The Book Thief – Marcus Zusak 9 6 10 11
5 Company of Liars 5.6(4.8) 6.5 6 (4) 5(4)
4 I Am A Cat 3 3 3
3 The Other Hand 4.3 8 4 1
2 The Historian – Elizabeth Kostova 7.6 8 7 8
1 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden 7.6 8 8 7
No EARTH’S CHILDREN /10 BE BN AR
1 The Clan of the Cave Bear 9.3 9 9 10
2 The Valley of Horses 6.6 7 7 6
3 The Mammoth Hunters 8 8 8 8
4 The Plains of Passage 5.5 6 5
5 The Shelters of Stone 4.5 5 4
6 The Land of the Painted Caves
No The Millenium Series /10 BE BN AR
1 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 6.5 6 7
2 The Girl  who Played with Fire 9 10 8 9
3 The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest 10 10 10 10
No Miscellanous Books /10 BE BN AR
C.J. Sansom 8.6 9 8 9
Daisy Dalrmyple, Jane Austen et al 8.2 8.5 8 8
The Owl Killers 6.6 8 6 6

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