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      Moving Day Coming Soon   01/11/2021

      As many of you know, we've been looking at changing hosts for a while now. This will allow us to access the tech support we need for the site and should speed up the forum as well as ironing out a few issues we've been having recently.    We are now signed up to the new hosting plan and can go ahead with the move as soon as the new hosts have everything they need (which is currently being sorted!). The forum should not be offline for more than a day during the switch and hopefully it won't even take that long. I don't have an exact time or day for the move yet but this is an early warning to expect some downtime soon.   When we are offline, no matter how briefly, you can follow the forum twitter page (@bookclubforum) for updates.  

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I'm new to the site, so here's what I've remembered and trawled from other lists of a few of my favourites.



Katherine Neville – The Eight

JRR Tolkien – The Lord of the Rings

JRR Tolkien – The Hobbit

Ian Serraillier – The Silver Sword

CS Lewis – Narnia books

Clive Barker – Weaveworld

Jeff Noon – Vurt

Iain M. Banks – Consider Phlebas

Iain Banks – The Crow Road

LJ Ross – DCI Ryan series

Ian Rankin – Rebus series

Colin Bateman – Empire State

Joseph Wambaugh – The Choirboys

Frederick Forsyth – The Odessa File

Alastair MacClean – Where Eagles Dare

Alastair MacClean – The Guns of Navarone

Alastair MacClean – Bear Island

Jack Higgins – The Eagle Has Landed

Dan Brown –The Da Vinci Code

Philip Pullman – His Dark Materials

JK Rowling – Harry Potter series

Douglas Adams – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy trilogy

Katharine Kerr – Polar City Blues

Stephen King – The Stand

Stephen King – It

Louise Wener – Goodnight Steve McQueen

Gregory Benford – Timescape

Mike Duff – Lowlife

James Hawes – A White Merc With Fins

James Herbert – ‘48

Roald Dahl – James & the Giant Peach

Grant Naylor – Red Dwarf series

Jeffrey Deaver – The Bone Collector

Martin Cruz Smith – Gorky Park

Alan Garner – The Moon of Gomrath

Roddy Doyle – The Barrytown Trilogy

Nick Hornby – High Fidelity

Lionel Davidson – Kolymsky Heights

Eric Ramsey – The Kummersdorf Connection

Robert Harris – Fatherland

David Nicholls – One Day

Ben Elton – The First Casualty

Murray Davies The Drumbeat of Jimmy Sands

Len Deighton – SS-GB




Steve Hill – The Card

David Niven – The Moon’s a Balloon

John-Paul O’Neill – Red Rebels: The Glazers and the FC Revolution

Peter Hook – Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division

Spike Milligan – Adolf Hitler: My Part In His Downfall

Fred Eyre – Kicked Into Touch

Duncan Hamilton – Provided You Don’t Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough

Deborah Curtis – Touching From a Distance: Ian Curtis & Joy Division

Danny Sugerman – No One Hear Gets Out Alive

Howard Marks – Mr Nice

Brian McClair – Odd Man Out

Adam Ant – Stand & Deliver

Joseph D. Pistone – Donnie Brasco

TJ English – The Westies

John Frost – A Drop Too Many

Toby Harnden – Bandit Country

Cornelius Ryan – A Bridge Too Far

Terry Christian – Reds in The Hood

Robert Brady – An Undividable Glow

Stephen E Ambrose – Pegasus Bridge


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Definately The Power of Now, but also Eckhart's other book A New Earth - that one has to be the best self help book I ever read. You have to savour it properly though and can't rush it.  

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