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Site will be changing
This week we shall be changing our host from blogger to wordpress. So if your links go all wonky - that's why! As soon as possible, I'll get the details of our new and improved book blog posted here, on twitter, facebook, tumblr et al!
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Sharing Stories 2014 - Blurbs
Our Book Choices  The Shock of the Fall - Nathan Filer WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2013   ‘I’ll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name’s Simon. I think you’re going to like him. I really do. But in a...
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Sharing Stories 2014
Leeds Book Club will be participating in the second  Arts and Minds Network 's Sharing Stories Project - to raise awareness of mental health; learning difficulties and autism through the use of fiction.  Every two months, we'll read one of books listed belo...
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Sharing Stories - Notes from an Exhibition - GUEST
Leeds Book Club has been participating in the  Arts and Minds Network 's 2013 project on raising awareness of mental health issues.  Now Fiona actually provided me with this MONTHS ago and it was lost in the wilderness that is my email inbox, languishing, w...
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Guest Post - Evan reviews Russian Roulette by Anthony Horowitz
  Leeds Book Club are delighted to present one of our most popular writers - Evan Shelton. Evan happens to also be the youngest on our writing team. Evan is an avid reader and enjoys reading and writing about books. As always, huge thanks! RUSSIAN ROULETTE ...
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LBC 3Reads - Book 07 - The Wapshot Chronicles
#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  19th of January 2014 Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG Book the 7th: THE WAPSHOT CHRONICLE JOHN CHEEVER This write up was contributed by one of our regulars from memory as I was unfortunately un...
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Giraffe LBC - Children of Men Write Up
Giraffe LBC Venue:  Giraffe Bar and Grill Date:  Tuesday October 2013 Time:  6pm - 8pm Address:  6 Greek Street,  Leeds,  LS1 5RW Tel: (0113) 244 1500 THE CHILDREN OF MEN P.D. JAMES * * * * *  SPOILERS  * * * * * * * * * *  SPOILERS  * * * * * * * * * *  SP...
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The Story of the Other Wise Man - Henry Van Dyke
Originally posted in 1895, this beautiful story has become part of our Christmas lore.  In lieu of a read-a-long this year (I intended too then suddenly it's the 6th of December and I've organised nothing.), I thought that I would share one of my favourite ...
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Man Booker Shortlist - Book 06 - The Luminaries - Eleanor Catton
WoodsieGirl's  Man Booker Challenge Our good friend WoodsieGirl has read all the books on the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for the last few years. This is not because she is an avid reader, with varied interests and is constantly on the lookout for ne...
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The WoodsieGirl Shelf
* * * * * The Woodsie Girl Shelf You've probably noticed the wonderful reviews (and recent Man Booker Shortlist Challenge) cropping up by the fabulous WoodsieGirl (Laura) - book clubber, cake baker and Very Awesome Person.  We've decided that it's only fair...
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