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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. Thanks for the replies, I'm going to get a copy of 'Michael Marshall Smith - What you make it' and see how I get on with it thank you.
  2. Hi, I'll start with film, I'm a big fan of the SAW films, stuff like that with weird/good twists, also futuristic style. Some others I like are The Green Mile, Final Destination, Last House On The Left, Reaker etc etc TV, real life documentrys, real crime and comedys although not sure if I would like a comedy book Hobbies, model flying, aviation, cb/ham/scanning, warhammer 40k don't play it but have a little interest in it. Hope that helps for some suggestions Thanks.
  3. Hi, New here and looking for some advice on how to choose a book. I'll admit that I haven't been much of a big reader, magazines yes but not a big book reader but I'm now looking for a good book to read. My gf and mum both read alot. I could of done with a book on my last holiday. So I've been to a well known book store today and it was like looking for a needle in a hay stack , looked on the net but I still don't know what I would like to read how do I choose a book ? do I go by films I like, interests, hobbies etc. How do you choose ? Thanks.
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