We had a lively discussion tonight about the book suggested by Eve Ray
Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Not everybody who had read it could be with us tonight, but the chat will remain in the Library for others to catch up with it.
The book was well received, in particular for its descriptive and pleasing writing style. We agreed…[Read more]
Hiya, we met in the library last Wednesday and discussed Madame Bovary. The conversation is still there, if you wanted to catch up? Venus in Furs is up next. I think on the 3rd of Feb.
Was this discussed?
I have had some struggles with my mental health and haven’t been about much on the scene. If you have a new date and I can fit it in it would be nice to catch up
Hi Keptwifey – I am sorry to hear you’ve been having MH struggles.
Yes we discussed this book on Wednesday – we added an extra week to the original date as people needed more time, and then some people thought it was Thursday but the discussion was Wednesday. I think if you go into the Library you can see what was said – only Barefoot and Mrs K…[Read more]
Tonight we discussed Madame Bovary – and our conclusion was that she was the ultimate desperate housewife!
The book for month of January is Venus in Furs which touches on the theme of masochism
The book for month of February is Forever by Judy Blume – a coming of age YA novel
The book for March is The Morning After by Lisa Jackson a…[Read more]
Just wondering how people are getting on with our book – Madame Bovary. May More, who has read it, tells me it’s important to choose a good translation.
I’m listening to it on audible which helps it flow – being an older book it is heavier on description that faster-paced modern novels. This book rests on manners and etiquette the same way as a…[Read more]
Hello book loving friends.
We met and discussed the book for November: Making Him Wait by Kay Jaybee
I met Kay at a recent erotic conference for writers and bloggers and podcasters, where she was running writing workshops and I’ve been a fan ever since!
Our readers enjoyed the book, we discussed plenty of hot arty-themed scenes to make one of…[Read more]
Well book lovers – how are you getting on with this month’s book? I know reading isn’t a chore for you guys, but fitting time to read into a busy life can be hard. I know – I’ve joined audible so that I can squeeze in more opportunities to dive into a book!
Anyway here’s my tip, and it probably only works for those using an e-reader or tablet -…[Read more]
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