The Book Vipers

A friendly, informal and established group with a diverse range of members. We read the classics, contemporary fiction and non-fiction. Come and join in the discussions, or undertake one of our challenges.

February's reads will be:

Fiction - A Brief History of Seven Killings

Classic - Villette

Non-Fiction - The Bookseller of Kabul

Polls are now open:

Fiction

Non Fiction

Classic



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Villette
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Start date
January 1, 2016
Finish date
February 29, 2016
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A Brief History of Seven Killings
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Start date
January 1, 2016
Finish date
February 29, 2016
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The Bookseller of Kabul
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February 1, 2016
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February 29, 2016
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By Elizabeth · 2 posts · 274 views
last updated Dec 12, 2015 10:38AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Group Rules
By Elizabeth · 1 post · 359 views
last updated Nov 19, 2013 12:09AM
Introductions
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last updated 14 hours, 21 min ago
Questions for Moderators
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * What We Have Already Read - Fiction
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Group Fiction Read Nominations - March 2016
By Paul · 13 posts · 74 views
last updated Feb 05, 2016 10:17AM
Group Fiction Read - December 2015 - A Man Called Ove SPOILERS ALLOWED.
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last updated Jan 26, 2016 01:17PM
Group Fiction Read - December 2015 - A Man Called Ove NO SPOILERS ALLOWED.
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last updated Jan 06, 2016 09:14PM
Group Fiction Read - November 2015 - And the Mountains Echoed - NO SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Dec 24, 2015 04:23PM
Group Fiction Read - October 2015 - The Sisters Brothers - NO SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Dec 01, 2015 03:24AM
Group Fiction Read - November 2015 - And the Mountains Echoed - SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Nov 24, 2015 08:55AM
* Group Non Fiction Read - February 2016 - The Bookseller of Kabul. NO SPOILERS
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last updated Jan 12, 2016 04:41AM
* Group Non Fiction Read - February 2016 - The Bookseller of Kabul. SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Jo · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Jan 12, 2016 04:40AM
* Group Non-fiction read - January 2016 - Buried in Books - SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Jan 29, 2016 01:13PM
* Group Non-fiction read - January 2016 - Buried in Books - NO SPOILERS ALLOWED
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * What We Have Already Read - Non-Fiction
By Elizabeth · 3 posts · 153 views
last updated Sep 08, 2014 10:07AM
Group Non-fiction read - December 2015 - H is for Hawk. SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Feb 06, 2016 12:25PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Group Non-Fiction Read Nominations - March 2016
By Paul · 22 posts · 49 views
last updated Feb 05, 2016 10:20AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Group Non-Fiction Read Nominations - February 2016
By Paul · 29 posts · 74 views
last updated Jan 05, 2016 11:52AM
Group Non-fiction read - December 2015 - H is for Hawk. NO SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Jo · 5 posts · 32 views
last updated Jan 05, 2016 05:48AM
Non-Fiction Group Read - November 2015 - The Autobiography of Malcolm X - SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Nov 10, 2015 01:47PM
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last updated Nov 01, 2015 03:29AM
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last updated Oct 29, 2015 01:33PM
* Classics Group Read (pre 1900) - Villette - January & February 2016 - NO SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Jan 30, 2016 01:09AM
* Classics Group Read (pre 1900) - Villette - January & February 2016 - SPOILERS ALLOWED
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * What We Have Already Read - Checklist
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last updated Feb 06, 2016 08:07AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Group Read nominations - Classics (Post 1900) - March 2016
By Paul · 17 posts · 50 views
last updated Feb 05, 2016 10:39AM
Classics Group Read (post 1900) - Of Mice and Men - December 2015 SPOILERS ALLOWED
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Classics Group Read (post 1900) -The Talented Mr Ripley - October 2015 SPOILERS ALLOWED
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Classics Group Read (pre 1900) - Sense and Sensibility - November 2015 - SPOILERS ALLOWED
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Classics Group Read (post 1900) - Of Mice and Men - December 2015 NO SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Nov 12, 2015 05:44AM
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+ Book Chat
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Of Mice and Men
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Dec 31, 2015
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H is for Hawk
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Dec 31, 2015
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A Man Called Ove
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Dec 31, 2015
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Sense and Sensibility
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Nov 30, 2015
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The Sisters Brothers
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Oct 31, 2015
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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Sep 30, 2015
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Sep 30, 2015
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Choose your Fiction Read for March 2016

 
  20 votes, 24.7%

 
  18 votes, 22.2%

 
  17 votes, 21.0%

 
  13 votes, 16.0%

 
  13 votes, 16.0%

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