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text 2016-09-04 02:51
Project Gutenberg Buddy Reads

Tentatively for an October launch, I've set up a group/bookclub (discussion room) and some reading lists to do possibly monthly buddy reads.  You don't have to join reading lists or the group in order to participate in any buddy reads of interest.

 

Suggest books and categories on either (or on any of these posts tagged "Project Gutenberg Buddy Reads").  Just because I put one book in the reading list doesn't mean that will be the buddy read book (just means I had to stick one in to create the list or that someone already suggested it).

 

Discussion Room is at http://booklikes.com/groups/show/710/project-gutenberg-buddy-reads 

 

Reading Lists are by category/genre (feel free to suggest others):

 

Classics - http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/705/project-gutenberg-buddy-reads-classics 

Horror - http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/706/project-gutenberg-buddy-reads-horror 

Mystery - http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/707/project-gutenberg-buddy-reads-mystery 

Romance - http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/709/project-gutenberg-buddy-reads-romance 

Science Fiction / Fantasy / Speculative Fiction - http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/708/project-gutenberg-buddy-reads-sf-fantasy 

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text 2016-09-03 18:47
Hey, anyone interested in doing free monthly buddy reads?

This post, http://libromancersapprentice.booklikes.com/post/1461394/buddy-read-the-yellow-wallpaper , (from Libriomancer's Apprentice on a buddy read of The Yellow Wallpaper) reminded me about Project Gutenberg's free downloads that we could use to do some favorite genre buddy reads.  

 

Oh, who am I kidding.  I'm old enough that some books by favorite authors sitting on my TBR wishlist because hard to find are now available for free download from Project Gutenberg.

 

I was tentatively thinking maybe once a month starting October or November, interested readers could choose a book from there to buddy read.  Not everyone likes reading the same genre; I was thinking have multiple buddy read books chosen from a handful of popular categories (tentatively horror, literary classics, mystery, "other," romance, and SF/Fantasy but to be determined by whatever participants vote on).  No prizes, no big organization beyond a tag to find your buddy posts, just some buddy readalongs for the social aspect of it -- and the fun of exploring down the rabbit hole of Project Gutenberg offerings.

 

Any interest?  Any category/genre suggestions/preferences?  Any public domain book would be okay, not required to download from Project Gutenberg just that it be there (or at least eligible to be there and widely available free to readers).

 

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