Book clubs in York

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Stephie

I enjoy discussing (and learning about) history, folklore, literature, sociology, and all things supernatural and ghostly. I also like the idea that a book group would keep me accountable for reading the chosen materials. The internet has killed my attention span and I want it back!

Stephie recommends:

Julien’s House
by Judith Hawkes | Buy this book
A dreamily atmospheric book about a pair of married psychical researchers who move into a reputedly haunted house in order to prove or disprove the local stories. The subtlety of the hauntings; the slow trickle of information that the wife receives without being aware—-because how many of us imagine that our most fleeting thoughts might be whispered into our subconscious by someone we can neither see with our eyes or hear with our ears? And the husband, desperately jealous of his wife’s off the charts psychic gifts and unable to perform sexually, suddenly finds himself sexually attracted to his wife again. Is it just the new environment? Is it some sort of physical, hormonal change in him? Is it an eighteen year old boy who was desperately in love with his young stepmother? No clear answers come as the tension between the couple and the intensity of the haunting build. The author’s extensive reading in early 20th century spiritualist literature adds an overlay of the scientifically presented romanticism of the time, and the changes in light and shadow throughout the day are almost a character themselves. A book so good that after having bought and read the paperback to death, I sought out and bought the hardcover.
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Stella H

Looking for fellow travellers in crime reading! (And Yorkshire walking!) Currently on The City & The City (China Mieville).

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Wolflover

I'd love to find a book group in York to read and chat about all things sci-fi and fantasy! Fav authors include Adrian Tchaikovsky, Scott Lynch and Michelle Paver, and the humour of the HTTYD books makes me cackle to this day

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William

I'm a reader who writes, lives in York and is looking for people who like to take about literature, history and philosophy in pubs.

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Sam Swales Snowden

I am a long time reader, my favourite go to hobby and even when I’m not reading a lot it’s always a bit before I go to bed ! I read everything fiction, classics, contemporary, memoirs, politics! Would like to meet others to discuss and get inspiration for the next read.

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Rosalind

Recently moved to York, I’ve always enjoyed reading. Enjoy reading recommended books as there are too many to chose from otherwise!

Rosalind recommends:

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett | Buy this book
Beautifully written, can re read and enjoy every time.
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BitskiReader

I live in York and enjoy lots of genres but am mainly into reading fantasy and romance currently.

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Robyn11

Hi, I recently moved to York from out of the area. I got back into reading about a year ago, mainly fantasy. It would be great to meet local people with the same interest in books that I have.

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Nina

Big reader and travel enthusiast

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Catie

I’ve just moved to York and want to meet fellow readers! I like a range of books but usually read sci-fi and fantasy novels.

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Christa

Hi, I'm looking to join a book group to meet like minded readers and make new friends. I love reading classics, Sci fi, fantasy and YA.

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