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Not a very cheerful read this month (although I guess I could have predicted this with an apocalyptic & dystopian book club! Have you read it? Let me know what you think in the comments. :) Get the book: https://www.bookdepository.com/Parable-of-the-Sower-Octavi-E-Butler/9780446675505/?a_aid=booksandquills I'm a Book Depository affiliate and get a small cut from every purchase made through my links. Check out my enamel book pin! http://bit.ly/DontCrackTheSpinePin // m e Follow what I'm reading on GoodReads. http://www.goodreads.com/booksandquills Twitter http://www.twitter.com/booksandquills Insta http://www.instagram.com/booksandquills Blog (travel, food & London) http://booksandquills.co.uk // d e r p i n a m o d e Cruelty-free beauty and lifestyle channel with Marion. http://...
Doom and gloom, let's go! This month I read The Handmaid's Tale for my recently launched End of the World Book Club (since I love apocalyptic and dystopian books so much!). I would love to hear your thoughts on the books and/or the TV show if you're already watched it. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7439970-the-handmaid-s-tale Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Handmaids-Tale-Margaret-Atwood/9780099511663/?a_aid=booksandquills Trailer for the TV show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJTonrzXTJs Next month's book is Station Eleven! GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20170404-station-eleven?from_search=true Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Station-Eleven-Emily-St-John-Mandel/9781447268970/?a_aid...
Episode 2 of the #endoftheworldbookclub is here. I read Station Eleven in May and June, and these are my thoughts. Let me know if you enjoyed it! The previous video: The Handmaid's Tale | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ_pnp4ZTwg // b o o k s Station Eleven GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20170404-station-eleven?from_search=true Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Station-Eleven-Emily-St-John-Mandel/9780385353304?ref=grid-view&qid=1499618654400&sr=1-3/?a_aid=booksandquills The Midwich Chuckoos GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4065756-the-midwich-cuckoos Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Midwich-Cuckoos-John-Wyndham/9780141033013/?a_aid=booksandquills In the sleepy English village of Midwich, a mysterious silver object appe...
Which Hogwarts professor do you love the most? Harry Potter fans Charlotte Epstein, Eliza Epstein and Will Priest discuss their favourite professors, and the lessons they taught. Join the conversation with Wizarding World Book Club on Pottermore, and look out for our live discussions every Friday on Twitter: www.pottermore.com/wizarding-world-book-club
Books: Macedonia: The Catelyst 33 by Irina Jordanova New Zealand: Chappy by Patricia Grace Palestine: Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries by Suad Amiry Goodreads Poll: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/169982-which-book-shall-we-read-in-may-2018
Another month, another terrifying scenario. Here are my thoughts on this classic + its YA adaptation. Let me know what you think! Check out my pin: http://bit.ly/DontCrackTheSpinePin The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4065756-the-midwich-cuckoos Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Midwich-Cuckoos/9780141033013/?a_aid=booksandquills The Fallen Children by David Owen (in 360 colours!) GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32594919-the-fallen-children Book Depository: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Fallen-Children/9780349002699/?a_aid=booksandquills End Of The World Book Club picks for the rest of the year. September The Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1983...
Now this is a long title if there ever was a long title. Books mentioned: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan Love Life by Zeruya Shalev Homesick by Eshkol Nevo The Hilltop by Assaaf Gavron Four Mothers by Shifra Horn I decided to do little companion videos on the country we visit. Link to the Goodreads Group: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/214339-the-read-around-the-world-book-club July Read: Now and at the hour of our death by Susana Moreira Marques August Pick: The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa Just finished for June: Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Today marks the launch of the Wizarding World Book Club: the official club for old and new readers to read and discuss the Harry Potter books together. Here’s everything you need to know. Register on Pottermore to join the experience, or join the conversation on Twitter @wwbookclub Click here to join: https://www.pottermore.com/wwbookclub
I am so excited! Today I announce the start of my Around the World in 1000 Pages Bookclub. Starting January 1st we will read one book every month for 6 months traveling around the world. Please join my Goodreads page below to get involved in the conversation. I hope you are as excited as I am about this! ______________________ Book Discussed 1. The Changeling by Victor Lavalle Emily's non spoiler review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PLayEyuz9o ----------------------------------- My Information ——————— Website : inkandpaperblog.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/inkandpaperb... Twitter : https://twitter.com/inkpaperblog Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/inkandpaper... Good Reads Group: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/249116-ink-and-paper-blog
Time to choose the January book Afghanistan: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29939559-raising-my-voice?from_search=true Bangladesh: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/823815.A_Golden_Age?ac=1&from_search=true Cambodia: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2634030-the-road-of-lost-innocence?from_search=true Goodreads Poll: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/164314 Goodreads Group: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/214339-the-read-around-the-world-book-club
Books/Countries suggested for April: Jamaica: The Hills of Hebron by Sylvia Wynter Kuwait: The Hidden Light of Objects by Mai Al-Nakib Lebanon: The Weight of Paradise by Iman Humaydan , Michelle Hartman (Translation) Goodreads Group: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/214339-the-read-around-the-world-book-club Link to POLL: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/168634-which-book-shall-we-read-in-april-2018 Let's be social: Blog: https://booksfoodandadventure.net Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/booksfoodandadventure/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_MelanieMartin goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4843124-melanie Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
February book was: In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez In March we are reading: Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat (Haiti) April: The Hidden Light of Objects by Mai Al-Nakib Let's be social: Blog: https://booksfoodandadventure.net Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/booksfoodandadventure/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_MelanieMartin goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4843124-melanie Email: email@example.com
We asked Harry Potter fans Leena Normington, Liam Dryden, Zahra Paine, Lucy O’Shea and Kelsey Ellison about their favourite moments in Prisoner of Azkaban. Want to have your say? Join the Wizarding World Book Club on Pottermore, and look out for our live discussions every Friday on Twitter: pottermore.com/wwbookclub
Thanks to Dee for the review, go check out her channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs2A8TF5iHgOwxONdBkZcnQ Link to the Goodreads Group: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/214339-the-read-around-the-world-book-club July Read: Now and at the hour of our death by Susana Moreira Marques August Pick: The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa Just finished for June: Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Link to Goodreads Group Poll: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/161267-selection-for-non-fiction-november my email: firstname.lastname@example.org Books mentioned: Belarus: Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future by by Svetlana Alexievich, Anna Gunin (Translator), Arch Tait (Translator) Croatia: Cafe Europa: Life After Communism by Slavenka Drakulić Syria: The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria by Samar Yazbek, Nashwa Gowanlock (Translator), Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp (Translator)
are you excited for what promises to be a brilliant month of Potter? (btw this video isn't #spon lol im genuinely just really excited) BOOK CLUB TWITTER - https://twitter.com/wwbookclub POTTERMORE - https://www.pottermore.com/ PREVIOUS VIDEO - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5dL0LGcDsg&t=212s PHILOSOPHERS STONE REVIEW - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUDAiyeoPOo&index=9&list=PLrn5L8Dq37VWLqakYz9grW8zzcMJZRNh7 CHAMBER OF SECRETS REVIEW - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrMau9GDRdk&index=15&list=PLrn5L8Dq37VWLqakYz9grW8zzcMJZRNh7 ★☆SUBSCRIBE☆★ http://www.youtube.com/user/renontheroad MY OTHER SOCIAL MEDIAS: TWITTER - https://twitter.com/renontheroad_ TUMBLR - http://renontheroadd.tumblr.com/ INSTAGRAM - https://instagram.com/renontheroad_/ GOODREADS - https://www.goodreads.com/user/s...
A short clip from the BBC World Service high profile, monthly programme World Book Club, presented by Harriett Gilbert. American author Barbara Kingsolver discusses her international bestseller The Poisonwood Bible. Guests over the years have included Gunter Grass, Wole Soyinka, Toni Morrison, Martin Amis, Doris Lessing, Alice Walker, Umberto Eco etc. Produced by Karen Holden, directed by Alain Gales. Filmed for BBC TV. Broadcast in October 2010. More at http://bbc.in/eGnLSi
Poll: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/162851-december-2017-read Books mentioned: The Burmese Box : Two Novellas by Leela Majumdar, Subhadra Sen Gupta (Translator) https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12191758-the-burmese-box?from_search=true Against the Odds by Marjolijn Hof, Johanna H. Prins (Translator) https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6547357-against-the-odds?from_search=true Clementine Loves Red by Krystyna Boglar, Bohdan Butenko (Illustrations), Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translation), Zosia Krasodomska-Jones (Translation) https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32171726-clementine-loves-red?from_search=true
A short clip from the BBC World Service monthly programme World Book Club, celebrating Dickens bicentenary in February 2012, broadcast on BBC World News for the first time. The radio programme was live and 1 hour long, and we had to film the TV version as live and edit it down to 22 minutes...
Books mentioned: Evening is the Whole Day by Preeta Samerasan The Tigers of Mompracem by Emilio Salgari A most peculiar Malaysian Murder by Shamini Flint Sweet Offerings by Chan Ling Yap The Consul's Files by Paul Theroux Want to connect more? Find me on: Twitter: @_MelanieMartin Instagram: themelmartin goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4843124-melanie Or drop me an email: melsbooklandadventures AT gmail.com
A short clip from the BBC World Service high profile, monthly programme World Book Club, presented by Harriett Gilbert. German author Bernhard Schlink discusses his international bestseller The Reader, adapted into an Oscar-winning film, starring Kate Winslet. Guests over the years have included Gunter Grass, Wole Soyinka, Toni Morrison, Martin Amis, Doris Lessing, Alice Walker, Umberto Eco etc. Produced by Karen Holden, directed by Alain Gales. Filmed for BBC TV. Broadcast in January 2011. More at http://bbc.in/eGnLSi