Book Club Meeting
Book Club Discussion Meeting: A Christmas Carol
What Happens Here?
Books are amazing, reading them is awesome . . . discussing them with other book lovers - EVEN BETTER! That is what the Little Shop of Magic Book Club is all about, sharing your love and interest in books with other like minded individuals. Each month the club will select a book to read to then meet the third Monday of the month* to discuss it. This month the book is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
What Book is Being Read this Month?
This month the book is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
A bit of a departute from the our usual book selctions, this month we've decided to visit a classic we all know but realised we'd never read.
A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843 and illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man.
How are the Books Selected?
Books are chosen each month by the club members for the following month's meeting. Right now we are pulling from realms of speculative fiction. Any club member can suggest titles to be add to the selection list. We are pretty open to any ideas, if there is something you are interested in reading and discussing. Please let us know.
What Sort of Books do You Read?
We are selecting books which fall in genres under the umbrella of Speculative Fiction. Speculative Fiction is a a catch all term for fantasy, science fiction, and horror; as well as, their derivatives, hybrids, and cognate genres like the gothic, dystopia, weird fiction, post-apocalyptic fiction, ghost stories, superhero tales, alternate history, steampunk, slipstream, magic realism, fractured fairy tales, and more. It is a super category for all genres that deliberately depart from imitating “consensus reality” of everyday experience. The preference is towards stand alone novels.
I Didn't Read this Months Book, Can I Join?
While it is preferable that you have read the month's book, it is not required. If you are interested in finding out about the Book Club or would like to get going for the next month, please join us this month.
Is there an Entry Fee?
No, it is free to participate in Book Club.
Are there any Prizes?
No, there are no prizes awarded for participating in this event. However, you're talkin' books, what more could you want?
Who Can Join the Book Club?
The book club is intended for adult readers, and is open to anyone that can read and discuss books at that level. While our book choices eschew graphic contenting; topics and materials may touch upon mature themes and may not be suited for children or young adult readers. If you are unsure if it will be a good fit for you, stop in to meet with other members and get any questions or concerns answered.
When Does the Book Club Meet?
For January, we are meeting on Monday the 16th starting at 6:00pm. Currently we are planning to meet once a month on the third Monday of each month. Please note: some months may vary depending on scheduling needs.
|12-16-2019 6:00 pm|
|01-20-2020 6:00 pm|
|02-17-2020 6:00 pm|
|03-16-2020 6:00 pm|
|04-20-2020 6:00 pm|
|05-18-2020 6:00 pm|
|06-15-2020 6:00 pm|
|07-20-2020 6:00 pm|
|08-17-2020 6:00 pm|
|09-21-2020 6:00 pm|
|10-19-2020 6:00 pm|
|11-16-2020 6:00 pm|
|12-21-2020 6:00 pm|