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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. Muggle Not's Reading List - 2019

    32 - Land of Wolves : A Longmire Mystery - Craig Johnson - 3.5/5 - typical Longmire story but yet a very good read. 33. This Tender Land - William Kent Krueger - 4.5/5 - Excellent book that reminds one of Huckleberry Finn and Where the Crawdads Sing in one story. I really enjoyed this book. Story takes place in 1932 featuring 4 kids in ages 6 to about 15. They break out of a school for kids where everyone is treated terribly by a woman they nicknamed The Black Witch. Their journey takes them down a river where they encounter many hardships while The Black Witch keeps tracking them. A Prologue from the book: https://www.amazon.com/This-Tender-Land-William-Krueger-ebook/dp/B010MHAEGA/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=this+tender+land&qid=1573954176&sr=8-1 Reviews: Review Praise for This Tender Land “If you liked Where the Crawdads Sing, you’ll love This Tender Land by best-selling author William Kent Krueger. This story is as big-hearted as they come.“ —Parade Magazine “A picaresque tale of adventure during the Great Depression. Part Grapes of Wrath, part Huckleberry Finn, Krueger’s novel is a journey over inner and outer terrain toward wisdom and freedom.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune “Crafted in exquisitely beautiful prose, this is a story to be treasured – outstanding and unforgettable.” —Historical Novel Review "If you’re among the millions who raced through Where the Crawdads Sing this year and are looking for another expansive, atmospheric American saga, look to the latest from Krueger." —Entertainment Weekly "Long, sprawling, and utterly captivating, readers will eat up every delicious word of it.” —New York Journal of Books "Absorbing and wonderfully-paced, this fictional narrative set against historical truths mesmerizes the reader with its evocations of compassion, courage, and self-discovery. . . THIS TENDER LAND is a gripping, poignant tale swathed in both mythical and mystical overtones." —Bob Drury, New York Times bestselling author of The Heart of Everything That Is "More than a simple journey; it is a deeply satisfying odyssey, a quest in search of self and home. Richly imagined and exceptionally well plotted and written, the novel is, most of all, a compelling, often haunting story that will captivate both adult and young adult readers." —Booklist "Rich with graceful writing and endearing characters...this is a book for the ages." —Denver Post
  2. Mr. Sandman - The Chordettes
  3. The last one to post here wins

    Today, Nov. 9, 2019 is the last day for posting and this is the last post. No other posts accepted.
  4. A Woman Left Lonely - Janis Joplin
  5. Muggle Not's Reading List - 2019

    31. One Good Deed - David Baldacci - 3.5/5 - enjoyable read. a new character by Baldacci in this book which takes place in an era that I know well.
  6. Only The Lonely - Roy Orbison
  7. Silver Threads and Golden Needles - Wanda Jackson
  8. Rose Colored Glasses - George Jones
  9. Kiss An Angel Good Morning - Charlie Pride
  10. Cherry Bomb - The Runaways
  11. Cherry Cherry Coupe - The Beach Boys
  12. Muggle Not's Reading List - 2019

    30. The Wonderful Mystery - Louise Penny - 3.5/5 - Another enjoyable Louise Penny read. Ih this book though a surprise occurs, near the end of the book. I am anxious to read book 10 in the series to find out what happens.
  13. Lemon Tree - Trini Lopez
  14. Cherry Tree Carol - Emmylou Harris