Every now and again, we will read a book that is so brilliant, so wonderful, so must-read-able that a perfect score of 10 just isn’t praise enough.
We at LBC have taken that into account. Under special circumstances, we can score to …
However, a reader must be sure.
They can only Spinal Tap one book, per book club, per year.
Otherwise it would just be ridiculous.
The following books have all be Spinal Tapped by one book clubber or another (this isn’t an exhaustive list, will update when I can)!
Hament – @Drneevil
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a day – @L1nds and new member
Piranesi – @monkeyson and @Drneevil
The Box of Delights – @monkeyson
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John le Carré – @KarolineKemp
Good Omens – Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman – @L1nds *
Augustus – John Williams – @NeilnMichelle
The Raw Shark Texts – Steven Hall – @monkeyson **
Kavalier and Clay – Michael Chabon – @Kayelle5
American Gods – Neil Gaiman – @WoodsieGirl
Battle Royale – Koushun Takami – @NeilnMichelle
Empire of the Sun – J.G. Ballard – @LeedsBookClub
The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion
The Book Thief – Marcus Zusak (2 write up’s available) – @LeedsBookClub
* She’s not even a member of White Swan but as LBC Family, we’re allowing it.
**May or may not have. Memory is a thing of fadingness