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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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  1. Okay, so, first things first. I´m not the usual romance book reader. I keep myself in the cozy fantasy universe, where anything is possible (which translates into "If you dont like the plot, don´t read it and try the next one") but I´ve been reading romance fanfiction and I like it quite a lot. Most of what I read is romance anyway, but with fanfics you already know the characters, so its easier that way. Today, I decided I wanted a book. A romance book. Most of the books I read are non romantic centered, so I´m totally new in this. Since I don´t know a thing about it, I try searching "romance". I get a list with either historical/old fashioned covers whose plots are.... well, tragic? with Self-sacrificing heroines? And a lot of (and I mean a LOT) Don Juans... I guess. I mean, I hate Don Juans. I love tragedy and drama and cozy stuff. Just not Don Juans. Anyway, I got those or abdomens. LOTS of abdomens. So, that didn´t work. Well, nevermind I say. I try searching for, I guess the word would be tag? I like it when the bad guy is misundertood or just nice deep down (deep deeeeep down and tilting your head at the right angle) Villain gets the girl - That tag was awful. Awful I tell you. There was just one mildly interesting. Anti hero - Same as the first. Gamma hero - I searched that, at someone´s suggestion... I dont think it has anything to do with what I was searching... Bad Boy - Was the worst tag I searched. Too much teenage angst for me, too many vampires, werewolfs, assasins and rock stars. So, I´m pleading, begging of you. If any of you know of some book along the lines of what I want or maybe just a good romance book that doesn´t involve a guy with a winning smile that has girls at his beck and call (but oh, he falls in love and then everything is fidelity and rainbows), already-dead-guys´lives spins off or sex every two pages, I would aprecciate it. Also, Im actually spanish, so, I´m sorry if I had some gramatical mistakes, I hope I could get my point across.
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