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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…     

ZyktheReader

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    Wherever Books Are
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    Obviously reading. Movies (as long as they are not bad adaptations of good books). Sports.
  1. Hello Fellow Readers!

    Hello again and thank you for all the welcomes. Of course I do. I must say I really like almost all thing by Edgar Allan Poe. I also like short stories almost as much as books.
  2. Animal characters

    I have recently read Snailing Through by Kadri Görkem Aka. The main character of the book is as you can guess, a snail. It was an interesting story. There is a hostility between snails and slugs in the book emerging from their cultural differences which they have to overcome through understanding each other and I think the way the subject is worked through these animals was a different approach. Also, a bit from past, there is adventures of Lassie the dog. Those remain very popular still.
  3. Do men enjoy Austen Novels as much as women?

    I personally enjoyed Pride and Prejudice. But I would agree it is more likely that more women will appreciate Austen's style than men will.
  4. fav fiction books

    King Theoden remains my favorite character from LOTR. I love Hobbit as well, I think the book mentions a lot of interesting points that the movies just passed by. And for the threads main matter, I also loved Ender's Game.
  5. Your favorite teams?

    DAMS racing team. Those guys do some good work. Also Liverpool.
  6. Hello Fellow Readers!

    Hello everyone. Zyk here. I am obviously new to the forum. Nice to be hear among you fellow dear book lovers. I like mostly fiction. All kinds and genres of it. I used to read hardcovers before but last few years I also went deep into e-book reading as well. I just wanted to say hi. Happy reading and forum participating to all of you.
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