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      Something Wicked This Way Comes...   10/09/2019

      The Autumn Supporter Giveaway!       Welcome to the very first of the seasonal BCF supporter giveaways! This month also marks one year since I took on the forum, so I want to say an extra huge thank you to all of you for keeping this place going. I have a little bit more to say about that later but, for now, let's get to the giveaway!     The Autumn Giveaway winner will be getting two Penguin Little Black Classics, The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe and To Be Read At Dusk by Charles Dickens. Both of these little books contain three atmospheric short stories, perfect for autumnal evenings. The winner will also get Mary Shelley tea (a lavender and vanilla black tea) from Rosie Lea Tea's Literary Tea Collection (https://www.rosieleatea.co.uk/collections/literary-tea-collection) and a chocolate skull, to really get that spooky atmosphere .   and...   A special treat for a special month. The winner will choose one of the following recent paperback releases from the independent bookshop Big Green Bookshop:       The Wych Elm by Tana French A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan Melmoth by Sarah Perry The Familiars by Stacey Halls  The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White   The winner will be chosen via the usual random selection process in one week. Patreon supporters are entered automatically. If you aren't a patreon supporter but you'd like to join in with this giveaway, you can support here: https://www.patreon.com/bookclubforum.   I really hope you're all going to like this introduction to the seasonal giveaways. It's been a lot of fun to put together. Other chocolate skulls may have been harmed during the selection process…     

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  • Birthday 11/03/1994

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  1. What Are You Watching Now? - 2019

    I'm watching some episodes from the american version of Kitchen Nightmares, in which a famous chef tests and tries to improve different restaurants, and it's making me appreciate even more the restaurants in my area. In the two italian restaurants near my grandparents home, you can see the cookers making the meals in real time, whereas in the show the kitchens are closed from the customer's view and they use the microwave a lot.
  2. The Last Film You Saw - 2019

    I watched Shazam last night. It's a simple movie, with a straightforward plot and some tender moments. But it was also campy, which made it less fun for me.
  3. Stranger Things

    I finished it last night, it's another good season that I enjoyed. I wish that for season 4 they tone down the pop culture references, some of them kind of break the immersion.
  4. Your Book Activity - June 2019

    I restarted The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien, and this time I intend to finish. "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit."
  5. The Last Film You Saw - 2019

    I watched Videodrome, by David Cronenberg, the other day. It's a very particular thriller, with vivid supernatural imagery. I actually dreamed about it later. The director has some other movies in the genre with strange synopses.
  6. The Gaming Box

    I got Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled, I wasn't expecting it to be hard. I read that there's a habit one should build in order to get used to the controls, I'll try it eventually. I still haven't won the introductory race.
  7. Woolf Woolf's reads, 2018

    Hi, it's nice to talk to you again, Athena. I wish you a good reading year too, and a good year for everything else.
  8. Woolf Woolf's reads, 2018

    Hey. Now that I've acquired a regular reading habit I thought I would return to start a new thread. 06/02/18 . Walking - Thoreau, Henry David 13/02/18 . Silence: In the Age of Noise - Kagge, Erling 09/03/18 . The Catcher in the Rye - Salinger, J.D. 04/05/18 . The Remains of the Day - Ishiguro, Kazuo Currently reading "Never Let Me Go", by Kazuo Ishiguro.
  9. What's the weather like?

    It's okay. Hope you enjoyed the road trip. The weather here is mild, with some rain spells, as usual in winter.
  10. Tattoos!

    It would also hinder you from working in a bookshop, because you would scan one product and the customer would have to pay for your favourite book too.
  11. The Last Film You Saw - 2017

    I watched Song to Song in the cinema, so I was able to follow the mood. I think I prefer the cinema to watch this type of slow, arthouse films, because I can't watch these movies at home in one sitting and there are other distractions. It's a good film; I didn't particularly enjoy it, but I felt satisfied in the end.
  12. Star Trek & Stargate (& other Sci-Fi)

    As I read Phillip K. Dick's book, I can't help but notice some images here resemble parts of its story that weren't in the first movie.
  13. Star Trek & Stargate (& other Sci-Fi)

    There's a full trailer for the new Blade Runner movie:
  14. What are you listening to?

    Late night for a bossa nova classic.
  15. Upgrade to New Version - Any Questions?

    Hi, I just want to say that I really like this new look, it's so clean and pleasant.