LBC Horsforth Book Club

LBC Horsforth

LBC Horsforth meet monthly and read general fiction!

We’re also happy to include comics, films, politics and anything else even vaguely applicable into our general discussion!

Contact us on twitter

WHEN WE MEET

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month from 7:30pm – 9pm at The Old Kings Arms in Horsforth.

Books for 2020

  • 11th March – TBA
  • 12th February – My Sister, the Serial Killer – Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • 15th January – The Overstory – Richard Powers

For our most up to date details, view our Calendar Page!

Venue

The Old Kings Arms, 
The Green
Hosforth 
Leeds LS18 5JB
Tel - 0113 345 2430
Website - HERE

WRITE UP’S

DATE NO BOOK SCORE
Jan-20 89 The Overstory – Richard Powers
November 88 Sourdough – Robin Sloan
October 87 Educated – Tara Westover
September 86 Factfulness – Hans, Ola & Anna Rosling ?
August 85 An Unwanted Gues – Shari Lapena ?
July 84 Becoming – Michelle Obama 8
June 83 Why we Sleep – Matthew Walker 7
May 82 Anatomy of a Scandal – Sarah Vaughan 4
April 81 The Salt Path – Raynor Winn 6
March 80 The Haunting of Hill House – Shirley Jackson ?
February 79 Smile – Roddy Doyle 8
Jan-19 78 Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty 7.5
November 77 Day of the Doctor – Steven Moffat ?
October 76 Stories of the law and how its broken – The Secret Barrister 8.5
September 75 This is going to hurt – Adam Kay 9
August 74 Call me by your name 8
July 73 Reservoir 13 8
June 72 Little Fires Everywhere 7
May 71 Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race ?
April 70 A man called Ove – Fredrik Backman ?
March 69 The Girl Before – JP Delaney 5
February 68 The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov 7
Jan-18 67 The City and the City – China Mieville 8.5
11/08/2017 66 Autumn – Ali Smith 8
10/11/2017 65 Linoln in the Bardo 8
9/13/2017 64 The Lemon Table – Julian Barnes 4
08/09/2017 63 The Good Immigrant – Nikesh Shukla 8
07/12/2017 62 The Power – Naomi Alderman 7
6/14/2017 61 REARRANGED
05/10/2017 60 Grimm Fairy Tales – Philip Pullman 6
04/12/2017 59 Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer 7
03/08/2017 58 God help the Child – Toni Morrison 3
02/08/2017 57 The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons – Sam Kean 9
01/11/2017 56 My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante 6.5
11/09/2016 55 Kindred – Octavia Butler 9
10/12/2016 54 Year of the Runaways – Sunjeev Sahota 8
14/09/2016 53 The Loop – Nicholas Evans 6
08/10/2016 52 A Whole Life – Robert Septheler 8
13/07/2016 51 The Three – Sarah Lotz 8
06/08/2016 50 If on a winter’s night, a travellor – Italo Calvino 3
11/05/2016 49 Beside Myself – Ann Morgan 5
13/04/2016 48 Dark Eden – Chris Beckett 6.5
03/09/2016 47 Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits – David Wong 5
02/10/2016 46 A Change of Climate – Hilary Mantel 5
1/13/2016 45 Hotel Honolulu – Paul Theroux 3
11/11/2015 44 Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood 9
07/10/2015 43 The Long Earth – Terry Pratchett 7
09/09/2015 42 A tree grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith 7.5
08/12/2015 41 Black Diamonds – Catherine Bailey 7
07/08/2015 40 The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins 6
06/10/2015 39 Look who’s back – Timur Vermes 5
5/13/2015 38 Carte Blanche – Jeffrey Deaver 5
04/08/2015 37 REARRANGED
03/11/2015 36 The Wars – Timothy Findley 7
02/11/2015 35 Metro 2033 – Dmitry Glukhovsky 4
1/14/2015 34 To Ride Pegasus – Anne McCaffery 7
11/12/2014 33 We – Yevgeny Yamatin 6
10/08/2014 32 Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell 4
09/10/2014 31 The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton 6
8/16/2014 30 Mapp and Lucia – E.F. Benson 4
07/09/2014 29 Burial Rites – Hannah Kent 8
06/11/2014 28 The Circle – Dave Eggers 8
5/14/2014 27 Inferno – Dan Brown 7
04/09/2014 26 The Stench of Honolulu – Jack Handey 3
03/12/2014 25 Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes 7
02/12/2014 24 Poppy Shakespeare – Clare Allen 7
01/08/2014 23 The Human – Matt Haig 8
11/13/2013 22 Tenderness of Wolves – Stef Penney 7
10/09/2013 21 And the Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini 7
09/11/2013 20 Pilgrim – Timothy Findley 9
8/14/2013 19 West Wood – Stella Gibbons 4
07/10/2013 18 Battle Royale – K Takami 8
06/12/2013 17 The 100 year old man who climbed out… 8
05/08/2013 16 The Winter Ghosts – Kate Mosse 6
04/10/2013 15 John dies at the end – David Wong 8
3/13/2013 14 Started early, took my dog – Kate Atkinson 7
2/13/2013 13 The Black House – Peter May 8
01/09/2013 12 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald 5
11/14/2012 11 Empire of the Sun – JG Ballard 9
10/10/2012 10 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell (not *that* one) 8
09/12/2012 9 Before I go to sleep – S.J. Watson 7
08/08/2012 8 9 Lives – Clive Rusher- 5
07/11/2012 7 Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes 7
6/13/2012 6 A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving 5
05/09/2012 5 The Life of Pi – Yann Martel 5
04/11/2012 4 Diary of a Nobody – George Grossmith 7
3/14/2012 3 We Need To Talk About Kevin – Lionel Shriver 8
02/08/2012 2 The Sea, The Sea – Iris Murdoch 7
01/11/2012 1 Ragnarok – AS Byatt 5

Medusa is born!

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12 thoughts on “LBC Horsforth Book Club

    • Hello!
      Yes, #LBCHorsforth will be back on Wednesday 10th of January at 7.30pm at the Black Bull to discuss The City and the City – China Melville

      Hope to see you then!

  1. Hi,

    what is the date of the next meeting. I tried to follow the link on this site to the meetings page but it didn’t work. Also, which book is next after “A Man called Ove”. Thanks, Dave

    • Hi
      Hope to see you next month!

      May: “Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race” Reni Eddo-Lodge and

      June “Little Fires Everywhere” Celeste Ng

      (I’ll be updating calendar and fixing broken page links once I have a chance (-: )

    • Hi Laura,

      Thanks for emailing 🙂

      I’ve decided not to face off against the footie and we’ll be meeting the following week on the 18th at the Black Bull in Horsforth at 7pm.

      Hope to see you then

  2. Hi I would be interested in joining horsforth book clubs. When is the next meeting and would books will be discussed?

    Thanks in advance 🙂

    • Hello!
      Apologies for the delayed response – I keep hoping to update the blog and then running out of time!

      LBCHorsforth has concluded for this year but will be back in January! We’d love for you to join us 🙂

      We’ll be meeting at 7:30pm at the Old Kings Arms
      15th January – The Overstory by Richard Powers
      12th February – My sister, the serial killer – Oyinkan Braithwaite

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