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RPGC Book Club

Where literature enthusiasts can gather to discuss novels, poetry, fiction, non-fiction works and anything else related to absorbing the written word!

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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by HyperCynic » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:26 pm

As would I - Catch 22 seems interesting
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Post by Hera [Sammy] » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:27 pm

Right...

Catch 22 it is! Thread to follow.
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Nicodemus » Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:39 am

Kindle locked and loaded. Let's do this.
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That's the spirit!
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Post by Hades [Forge] » Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:23 pm

Bought this one ahead of time, so all set to charge on with it once Spooktober's done.
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Post by Hera [Sammy] » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:32 pm

It's almost that time again... Can you guys start PMing me your lists please? :smile:
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Re: RPGC Book Club

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Keen to see our choices
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Athena [Georgeanna] » Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:55 am

So glad this is a thing. Can I join?
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Post by Hera [Sammy] » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:58 am

Georgeanna wrote:
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So glad this is a thing. Can I join?
Of course!
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Athena [Georgeanna] » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:59 am

Awesome! Excited to see what the book will be for this upcoming month.
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by TwistedHeritage » Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:34 am

Greetings, would definitely be interested in joining this club... especially if it secretly turns out that it includes membership cards and cookies?
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Post by Hera [Sammy] » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:10 am

Anyone wanting to join this month - new or otherwise, can you please PM me a list of 4/5 books you've always wanted to read but never got round to?
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Post by TwistedHeritage » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:06 pm

Breathe, TH... Just a few more days... I must resist urge to read takeout menu for distraction :P
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Post by Hera [Sammy] » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:19 pm

Still waiting for lists, guys!
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:45 pm

December Selection
As before, folks. The list is as follows. The first person to reply is going to quote the whole list, strike through any of the books they've already read and put a green bullet point next to any that they're particularly interested in reading. The next person to post will then quote THAT post and do the same and so on and so forth. If someone has already put a green bullet, please place a second if you too are interested. Please don't put any green bullet points next to books that have been crossed out!

The Witch's Daughter - Paula Brakston
Random Family - Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Poison - Sarah Pinborough
Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige.
See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt
The Magicians - Lev Grossman
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
Arkwright - Allen Steele
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
Altered Carbon - Richard K. Morgan
Sunshine - Robert McKinley
The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
The Death Catchers - Jennifer Anne Kogler
Talion: Revenant - Michael Stackpole
Blackdog - K.V. Johansen
American War - Omar El Akkad
The Man In The High Castle - Philip K Dick
The Last Dragonslayer - Jasper Fforde
The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales - Jacob Grimm






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Post by Hades [Forge] » Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:14 am

The Witch's Daughter - Paula Brakston
Random Family - Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Poison - Sarah Pinborough
Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige.
See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt
The Magicians - Lev Grossman
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
Arkwright - Allen Steele
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
Altered Carbon - Richard K. Morgan
Sunshine - Robert McKinley
The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
The Death Catchers - Jennifer Anne Kogler
Talion: Revenant - Michael Stackpole
Blackdog - K.V. Johansen
:greenbullet: American War - Omar El Akkad
:greenbullet: The Man In The High Castle - Philip K Dick
:greenbullet: The Last Dragonslayer - Jasper Fforde
The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales - Jacob Grimm

Great recommendation in Altered Carbon, by the way. One of my favourite books.
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by HyperCynic » Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:45 am

:greenbullet: The Witch's Daughter - Paula Brakston
Random Family - Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Poison - Sarah Pinborough
Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige.
See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt
The Magicians - Lev Grossman
:greenbullet: Anathem - Neal Stephenson
Arkwright - Allen Steele
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
Altered Carbon - Richard K. Morgan
:greenbullet: Sunshine - Robert McKinley
:greenbullet: The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
:greenbullet: The Death Catchers - Jennifer Anne Kogler
:greenbullet: Talion: Revenant - Michael Stackpole
:greenbullet: Blackdog - K.V. Johansen
:greenbullet: American War - Omar El Akkad
:greenbullet: The Man In The High Castle - Philip K Dick
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Last Dragonslayer - Jasper Fforde
The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales - Jacob Grimm
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by TwistedHeritage » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:22 am

:greenbullet: The Witch's Daughter - Paula Brakston
Random Family - Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Poison - Sarah Pinborough
Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige.
See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt
The Magicians - Lev Grossman
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: Anathem - Neal Stephenson
:greenbullet: Arkwright - Allen Steele
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
Altered Carbon - Richard K. Morgan
:greenbullet: Sunshine - Robert McKinley
:greenbullet: The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
:greenbullet: The Death Catchers - Jennifer Anne Kogler
:greenbullet: Talion: Revenant - Michael Stackpole
:greenbullet: Blackdog - K.V. Johansen
:greenbullet: American War - Omar El Akkad
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Man In The High Castle - Philip K Dick
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Last Dragonslayer - Jasper Fforde
The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales - Jacob Grimm
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Post by Athena [Georgeanna] » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:34 am

:greenbullet: The Witch's Daughter - Paula Brakston
Random Family - Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Poison - Sarah Pinborough
Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige.
See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt
The Magicians - Lev Grossman
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: Anathem - Neal Stephenson
:greenbullet: Arkwright - Allen Steele
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
Altered Carbon - Richard K. Morgan
:greenbullet: Sunshine - Robert McKinley
:greenbullet: The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Death Catchers - Jennifer Anne Kogler
:greenbullet: Talion: Revenant - Michael Stackpole
:greenbullet: Blackdog - K.V. Johansen
:greenbullet: American War - Omar El Akkad
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Man In The High Castle - Philip K Dick
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: :greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Last Dragonslayer - Jasper Fforde
The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
:greenbullet: Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales - Jacob Grimm
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:54 am

People who haven’t submitted lists are still more than welcome to state preferences so I’ll leave this up until the end of the day and then make our selection.
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