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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…     

Louiseog

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  1. Ruth's reading in 2010

    Took me a day, and I can't make it!
  2. Louise in 2010

    Simon Hall Death Pictures - second in a series about a TV crime reporter working sometimes with the police, liked the plot lots of twists and turns main characters are decent and good wins, always a winner for me. Then Mike Gayle Wish you were here, boy chick lit really light and fluffy but left a few questions for me, not sure somehow where he wanted to go. Hue and Cry Shirley McKay just started. (can you tell I have laryngitis - sent home yesterday!)
  3. Louise in 2010

    Ann Purser "Murder on Monday" a bit like Agatha Raisin for me. 3/5
  4. Louise in 2010

    OFSTED Three day notice inspections! Should be ready but never are
  5. I'm back, did you miss me?

    Lovely to see you all again. Am really trying to get back in the groove but never know when events will overtake me! Unfortunately he does the hoovering, and the washing and the nagging! I just work!
  6. Do you read books or authors?

    Certain authors I will read all of and get the series as they start (mainly thrillers and terrible chick lit - not that I mean chick lit is terrible but the terrible bonk buster chick lit like Jilly Cooper which I devour and wait impatiently for!) Then books look at what others recommend and then follow like a sheep!
  7. Louise in 2010

    Still blaming OFSTED although they did leave on 29th Jan. Looking back wistfully at my organisation! 155 read so far this year. Reading Val McDermid Trick of the Dark - above average thriller about a serial killer which has me gripped. 3.5/5
  8. Lucy's books '09/'10

    Great review Lucy. I cannot tell you how much this book blew me away, chilled me and could not put it down. Went away with two friends who were reading and they were the same. Not sure if enjoyed is the right word but will stay with me for a long time, the language was incredible.
  9. Ruth's reading in 2010

    I liked What was Lost Ruth, and heard the author speak, her next one is as good, less creepy but still a cracking read. As you say lots of familiar places for me as well.
  10. I'm back, did you miss me?

    And then I disappear again although I have been hovering! What a lovely new place, I am around still and love all your book conversations x Take care Louise x
  11. Happy Birthday Louise!

  12. Happy Birthday! :balloons:

  13. Happy birthday!! :D

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