Nerd Alert: Persephone Book Club To Read The Hobbit

That’s right, y’all! Inspired by the recent excitement concerning the Hobbit movie, I decided to re-read the book over the holiday weekend. I was further inspired to implore you all to read it again (or for the first time!) so we can get our nerd on next week and talk about it. Read More Nerd Alert: Persephone Book Club To Read The Hobbit

Book Club Slash Open Thread Extravaganza!

I feel like you can’t really type Extravaganza! without adding an exclamation point. It’s almost Friday! Let’s get the evening started with some bookishness, and some music for the OTers, shall we? Read More Book Club Slash Open Thread Extravaganza!

Thursday Book Club and OT

Hello, readers! Tomorrow is Friday, we’ve almost made it through another week, and this one has been a doozy all around.  I can almost smell Friday night, and it smells delicious.  In the meantime, we’re looking for a new book to discuss for the book club, and here’s a shiny new open thread. Read More Thursday Book Club and OT

Persephone Book Club + Open Thread

We’re trying something a little different tonight.  The OTs have been a little slow, but comments on other posts are really picking up, so tonight I’m smushing book club into an OT to see if we can perk it up a little.  As you know, we’re discussing Ellen Raskin’s The Westing Game, my favorite book ever. Read More Persephone Book Club + Open Thread

Persephone Book Club: The Westing Game Pt. 2

Hello, my especially bookish friends! Happy Thursday! It’s the second week of our discussion on The Westing Game, so today we’ll be covering the basics, getting to know the author a little better, and starting to break up into groups for the Big Surprise Project (BSP).  Read More Persephone Book Club: The Westing Game Pt. 2

Persephone Book Club: Introducing The Westing Game

It’s book club Thursday once again, and we’re ready to start digging into our second book, The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin. Have you all dug out your old copies or found a new copy? Awesome.  Read More Persephone Book Club: Introducing The Westing Game

Persephone Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s (or Philosopher’s) Stone Pt 4

It’s the last week of our Harry Potter discussion, and I’m a little sad to not be writing about The Boy Who Lived anymore after today. It’s been a real treat to read along with all of you, and you’ll all be happy to know I’ve got all seven of the books now. Read More Persephone Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s (or Philosopher’s) Stone Pt 4

Persephone Book Club “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s (or Philosopher’s) Stone” Pt. 3

Welcome back, Persephemuggles! I want to start this week’s discussion by giving a HUGE thank you to Nanna Freeman, isthisworldprotected and the rest of the commenters in last week’s thread for both the juicy, juicy fandom links an all the great Potter background. Diving into Potter after all these years is a blast with all of you leading the way.
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