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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. The Luxe Novels by Anna Godbersen

    Just read Envy and really liked it though I don't see where the novel can go from here as a lot of things seem to have come to a close
  2. I didn't cry at this book though I've never experienced anything similar to this so it may be why I didn't feel a connection with it. I didn't like it :/
  3. Classic book for a 15 year old

    Ah I few people have taken my suggestion definatly read Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. The Jane Austin novels are also really good though can get slightly repetative.
  4. I agree with what everyone else said I just don't feel that there was enough depth I don't think I'll be buying the others :/
  5. Harry Potter Books by J. K. Rowling

    It could have so worked at Hogwarts they could have looked for the there and gonna on little expiditions to find them. And Snape would have been torturing them for information And then when it all got to much and the DA Harry could gace stayed with them.
  6. Prince Caspian hes my favourite character
  7. Theres a few authors I just can't read like Eion Colfer and Garth Nix I don't know why but they way they write doesent absorb me. J.K. Rowling's style suits me so from the point of view of one person but written kinda third person.
  8. Carol Ann Duffy

    I did them both too for GCSE. My favourite one was 'Havisham'. I didn't really like Great expecatations but after writing 3 pages on the poem last week (I'm doing my GCSE period now) I kinda like it.
  9. Films Of 2009

    Harry Potter!!!!!! Even though they always end up being disappointing I still can't wait for it to come out. A lot of what I wanted to see has already come out (Wolverine, Star Trek, Angels and Deamons) so I'll just wait and see. Last summer had loads of good movies on I went the cinema every week, literally.
  10. Leon Jackson

    I loved Leon when he was on x-factor and have his CD's but I find that all the songs start sounding the same. Its probably just the style.
  11. Eurovision Song Contest 2009!

    Oooo I love eurovision I missed the semi-finals this time, usually I watch them all. My favourite was Portugal it was just a nice happy song. I was surprised at where the UK came.
  12. Lemony Snicket

    I have about three more of these to read. They are good but you just can't read the whole series together they are very repetative.
  13. I loved the first two, the third one is on my to read pile. There really funny and imaginative though not really for my age anymore I still love them.
  14. The Queen and I - Sue Townsend
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