The Book Vipers

A friendly, informal group with a growing number of members. We read the classics, contemporary fiction and non-fiction. Come to join the discussions, or undertake one of our challenges.

The July reads are:
Fiction - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (running for two months)
Non-Fiction – Bad Science by Ben Goldacre
Classic - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The August reads will be:
Fiction - The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
Non Fiction - Quiet: The...more
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* Group Read Nomination Rules
By Elizabeth · 1 post · 133 views
last updated Jul 12, 2013 09:47AM
* Group Rules
By Elizabeth · 1 post · 168 views
last updated Nov 19, 2013 12:09AM
Introductions
By Jen · 1189 posts · 612 views
last updated 5 hours, 16 min ago
Questions for Moderators
By Elizabeth · 55 posts · 96 views
last updated Jun 26, 2014 12:32PM
Thread Suggestions
By Elizabeth · 5 posts · 55 views
last updated Jun 21, 2014 11:27AM
Book Vipers Group Announcements
By Elizabeth · 37 posts · 177 views
last updated Oct 16, 2013 03:50AM
* Group Fiction Read - June & July 2014 - The Goldfinch - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 40 posts · 95 views
last updated 17 hours, 55 min ago
* Group Fiction Read - June & July 2014 - The Goldfinch - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 22 posts · 56 views
last updated Jun 22, 2014 11:45AM
* What We Have Already Read - Fiction
By Elizabeth · 2 posts · 237 views
last updated May 06, 2014 10:35PM
Group Read Nominations - Fiction - August 2014
By Paul · 18 posts · 58 views
last updated Jul 03, 2014 11:16AM
Group Read - May 2014 - Americanah - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 20 posts · 62 views
last updated Jul 02, 2014 01:27PM
Group Read - May 2014 - Americanah - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 22 posts · 60 views
last updated Jun 06, 2014 06:05AM
Group Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Rosie Project - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 41 posts · 83 views
last updated May 05, 2014 09:45AM
Group Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Rosie Project - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 17 posts · 62 views
last updated May 04, 2014 01:15PM
Group Read Nominations - Fiction - June 2014
By Paul · 14 posts · 89 views
last updated May 03, 2014 09:52AM
Group Read Nominations - Fiction - May 2014
By Elizabeth · 15 posts · 41 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 12:12PM
* Group Non-Fiction Read - July 2014 - Bad Science - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 3 posts · 19 views
last updated Jul 17, 2014 02:57PM
* Group Non-Fiction Read - July 2014 - Bad Science - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 6 posts · 25 views
last updated Jul 20, 2014 03:59AM
* What We Have Already Read - Non-Fiction
By Elizabeth · 2 posts · 90 views
last updated May 06, 2014 10:37PM
Group Non-Fiction Read - August 2014 - Quiet - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 5 posts · 15 views
last updated Jul 19, 2014 04:24PM
Group Non-Fiction Read - August 2014 - Quiet - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 5 posts · 21 views
last updated Jul 15, 2014 08:12PM
Group Read Nominations - Non-Fiction - August 2014
By Paul · 19 posts · 40 views
last updated Jul 03, 2014 11:16AM
Group Non-Fiction Read - May 2014 - Nothing to Envy - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 30 posts · 40 views
last updated Jun 04, 2014 12:24PM
Group Read Nominations - Non-Fiction - July 2014
By Paul · 20 posts · 71 views
last updated Jun 03, 2014 06:37AM
Group Non-Fiction Read - June 2014 - A History of the World in Twelve Maps - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 3 posts · 15 views
last updated Jun 02, 2014 04:27AM
Group Non-Fiction Read - May 2014 - Nothing to Envy - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 12 posts · 29 views
last updated May 07, 2014 01:45PM
Group Non - Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Reason I Jump - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 15 posts · 40 views
last updated May 06, 2014 12:44AM
Group Non - Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Reason I Jump - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 7 posts · 37 views
last updated May 05, 2014 05:50AM
Group Read Nominations - Non-Fiction - June 2014
By Paul · 14 posts · 51 views
last updated May 03, 2014 09:54AM
Group Read Nominations - Non-Fiction - May 2014
By Elizabeth · 13 posts · 28 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 05:44AM
* Group Classics Read (pre 1900) - July 2014 - Pride and Prejudice - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 22 posts · 38 views
last updated Jul 11, 2014 12:19PM
* Group Classics Read (pre 1900) - July 2014 - Pride and Prejudice - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 8 posts · 30 views
last updated Jul 20, 2014 08:06PM
* What We Have Already Read - Checklist
By Elizabeth · 1 post · 144 views
last updated May 06, 2014 11:40AM
Group Classics Read (post 1900) - June 2014 - One Hundred Years of Solitude - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 21 posts · 46 views
last updated Jul 15, 2014 08:10PM
Classics Group Read Nominations - August 2014 (post 1900)
By Paul · 32 posts · 44 views
last updated Jul 03, 2014 11:15AM
Group Classics Read (pre 1900) - May 2014 - The Scarlett Letter - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 4 posts · 23 views
last updated Jun 21, 2014 01:05PM
Group Classics Read (pre 1900) - May 2014 - The Scarlett Letter - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 12 posts · 32 views
last updated Jun 15, 2014 01:06AM
Classics Group Read Nominations - July 2014 (pre 1900)
By Paul · 25 posts · 63 views
last updated Jun 03, 2014 06:40AM
Classics Read (POST 1900) - Nominations Thread for June 2014
By Paul · 15 posts · 54 views
last updated May 03, 2014 09:51AM
Group Classics Read (post 1900) - April 2014 - Lord of the Flies - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 13 posts · 37 views
last updated May 01, 2014 01:36PM
Group Classics Read (post 1900) - April 2014 - Lord of the Flies - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 3 posts · 33 views
last updated Apr 15, 2014 04:23AM
Classics Group Read Nominations - May 2014 (pre 1900)
By Elizabeth · 11 posts · 31 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 12:59PM
Showing 8 of 6 topics — 284 comments total
+ Read Along Books
* To Kill A Mockingbird - Read Along January/December 2014
By Elizabeth · 32 posts · 85 views
last updated Feb 16, 2014 12:26AM
* The Hare With Amber Eyes - Read Along January-March 2014
By Elizabeth · 23 posts · 72 views
last updated Mar 16, 2014 12:12PM
* Buddy Reads
By Elizabeth · 56 posts · 159 views
last updated Sep 20, 2013 06:37AM
Anna Karenina Readalong Thread
By Paul · 59 posts · 51 views
last updated Jul 17, 2014 03:21PM
Readalong - The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
By Paul · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jul 10, 2014 05:36AM
Shock of the Fall Readalong April - July 2014 SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 7 posts · 23 views
last updated Jul 03, 2014 02:32PM
Shock of the Fall Readalong April - July 2014
By Jo · 14 posts · 33 views
last updated Jun 22, 2014 06:53AM
Cloud Atlas readalong Jan - May 2014
By Jo · 31 posts · 93 views
last updated Jun 08, 2014 01:00PM
Showing 22 of 23 topics — 2,980 comments total
+ Book Chat
Just Finished Reading (2014)
By Jo · 482 posts · 172 views
last updated 35 minutes ago
What are you reading in 2014?
By Jo · 683 posts · 196 views
last updated 1 hour, 47 min ago
General Book Chat
By Elizabeth · 38 posts · 64 views
last updated Jul 21, 2014 11:29AM
eReader book bargains
By Lisa · 428 posts · 245 views
last updated Jul 20, 2014 12:01PM
Book lists
By Lisa · 44 posts · 108 views
last updated Jul 19, 2014 01:30PM
Book Apps
By Paul · 3 posts · 16 views
last updated Jul 19, 2014 07:54AM
Do you use your library?
By Jen · 178 posts · 230 views
last updated Jul 18, 2014 09:34AM
World Book Night 2014
By Julia · 60 posts · 106 views
last updated Jul 02, 2014 12:02PM
Looking for a suggestion or help on what to read next? Post here!
By Jo · 12 posts · 28 views
last updated Jun 28, 2014 03:02PM
WWI or The Great War - reading recommendations?
By Jo · 22 posts · 51 views
last updated Jun 28, 2014 05:36AM
Last book(s) you bought
By Katie · 178 posts · 191 views
last updated Jun 21, 2014 02:53PM
Audiobook Recommendations?
By Nicola · 49 posts · 64 views
last updated Jun 13, 2014 01:30PM
Ereader v Book
By Dominic · 44 posts · 77 views
last updated Jun 09, 2014 01:27PM
How many books do you have going at once?
By ch · 71 posts · 139 views
last updated May 27, 2014 12:19PM
Do you give up on a book you cannot get into?
By Dominic · 78 posts · 181 views
last updated May 25, 2014 01:53AM
Bookmark versus bending corners
By Tricia · 72 posts · 85 views
last updated May 10, 2014 07:28AM
Which of The Classics, in your opinion, should be read?
By Anna · 127 posts · 291 views
last updated May 10, 2014 06:55AM
Favourite Bookshops
By Paul · 3 posts · 18 views
last updated Apr 09, 2014 07:33AM
Does anyone read/follow goodReads voice/
By Daniel · 5 posts · 28 views
last updated Mar 28, 2014 03:54AM
Worst book you've ever read?
By Katie · 194 posts · 341 views
last updated Mar 13, 2014 10:25PM
Reading a series
By Jo · 28 posts · 69 views
last updated Jan 18, 2014 09:11AM
New Books for 2014
By Paul · 11 posts · 57 views
last updated Jan 10, 2014 03:46AM
Showing 7 of 6 topics — 823 comments total
+ Challenges
Book Vipers Magic Square Challenge
By Paul · 310 posts · 251 views
last updated Jul 17, 2014 03:13PM
Book Vipers Series Challenge
By Paul · 99 posts · 89 views
last updated Jul 09, 2014 04:51PM
Summer Poetry Challenge - Group Read - The Bees
By Paul · 3 posts · 10 views
last updated Jul 09, 2014 07:58AM
Summer Poetry Challenge
By Paul · 43 posts · 36 views
last updated Jul 05, 2014 09:06AM
Summer Poetry Challenge - Group Read
By Paul · 15 posts · 28 views
last updated Jul 03, 2014 11:13AM
Book Vipers Magic Square Book Lists
By Paul · 195 posts · 197 views
last updated Jun 22, 2014 11:53AM
Winter/Christmas Challenge 2013
By Elizabeth · 49 posts · 111 views
last updated Mar 02, 2014 01:15AM
Showing 2 of 2 topics — 112 comments total
+ Re-Reads
* Books We Want to Re-Read
By Elizabeth · 15 posts · 73 views
last updated Oct 16, 2013 01:50PM
Re-reading books
By Elizabeth · 97 posts · 94 views
last updated Jun 05, 2014 12:44PM
Showing 11 of 11 topics — 1,425 comments total
+ Off Topic
What were you glad for today?
By Jen · 243 posts · 89 views
last updated Jul 13, 2014 01:50PM
General Chit-Chat
By Elizabeth · 723 posts · 300 views
last updated Jul 09, 2014 02:19AM
E-readers
By Elizabeth · 49 posts · 120 views
last updated Jul 01, 2014 09:45AM
In The News
By Chantal · 67 posts · 105 views
last updated Jun 11, 2014 03:19PM
The joy of the second hand book shop!
By Jo · 62 posts · 185 views
last updated Jun 03, 2014 12:09PM
Can you remember the moment you fell in love with books and reading?
By Debbie · 36 posts · 57 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 04:34AM
Engaging with childrens' authors
By Alison · 18 posts · 27 views
last updated Feb 03, 2014 06:04AM
New Year's Resolutions
By Elizabeth · 7 posts · 40 views
last updated Jan 01, 2014 02:40PM
Study Chat
By Jen · 17 posts · 37 views
last updated Dec 31, 2013 01:32PM
Wildlife chat
By Paulfozz · 20 posts · 26 views
last updated Oct 19, 2013 04:18AM
Family History Chat
By Paul · 32 posts · 40 views
last updated Sep 26, 2013 03:20PM
Showing 1 of 1 topics — 880 comments total
+ TV Chat
* What are you watching on TV?
By Elizabeth · 859 posts · 336 views
last updated Jul 21, 2014 01:38PM
Showing 1 of 1 topics — 172 comments total
+ Radio Chat
What do you listen to on the radio?
By Elizabeth · 168 posts · 109 views
last updated 27 minutes ago
Showing 4 of 4 topics — 489 comments total
+ Film Chat
Last movie you watched?
By Jen · 294 posts · 191 views
last updated Jul 12, 2014 07:01AM
Is there a film that you think is better than the book?
By Anna · 73 posts · 145 views
last updated Feb 16, 2014 09:01AM
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty - film
By ch · 2 posts · 31 views
last updated Dec 10, 2013 07:57AM
What Are Your Favourite Films?
By Elizabeth · 92 posts · 114 views
last updated Oct 13, 2013 01:35PM
* Crossing to Safety - January-March 2014
By Elizabeth · 34 posts · 86 views
last updated Apr 11, 2014 01:41PM
* October-December 2013 Read Along - This Charming Man by Marian Keyes - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 9 posts · 40 views
last updated Dec 10, 2013 11:49AM
* This Charming Man by Marian Keyes - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 14 posts · 27 views
last updated Dec 28, 2013 09:39AM
* A Christmas Carol readalong - December 2013
By Jo · 30 posts · 52 views
last updated Dec 24, 2013 01:37PM
* Read Along - Sweet Tooth September-December 2013 SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 13 posts · 44 views
last updated Dec 01, 2013 01:30AM
* Any Novel by Colm Toibin - Starting October 2013 (no end date) NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 45 posts · 50 views
last updated Dec 01, 2013 01:37AM
* Any Novel by Colm Toibin - Starting October 2013 (no end date) SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Jo · 11 posts · 25 views
last updated Nov 12, 2013 01:31PM
* The Millennium Trilogy - Stieg Larsson - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 12 posts · 40 views
last updated Dec 17, 2013 11:28AM
* Read Along - Sweet Tooth September/December NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 22 posts · 61 views
last updated Dec 26, 2013 12:59AM
* September-December 2013 Read Along - The Millenium Trilogy - Stieg Larsson - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 48 posts · 64 views
last updated Nov 01, 2013 03:22PM
* Jodi Picoult Read Along - September-December 2013 - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 17 posts · 60 views
last updated Nov 01, 2013 12:31PM
* Jodi Picoult Read Along - September to December 2013 - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 16 posts · 32 views
last updated Dec 27, 2013 09:44AM
Jodi Picoult
By Jo · 29 posts · 61 views
last updated Dec 19, 2013 04:54AM
Wool Read along
By Paul · 34 posts · 50 views
last updated Dec 14, 2013 09:22AM
Norwegian Wood - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 16 posts · 77 views
last updated Nov 01, 2013 12:12PM
Vanity Fair
By Heather · 26 posts · 51 views
last updated Oct 12, 2013 05:36AM
Norwegian Wood - Read Along - September/December - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 19 posts · 54 views
last updated Sep 15, 2013 02:04PM
The Fault in our Stars - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 10 posts · 57 views
last updated Sep 01, 2013 12:36AM
The Fault In Our Stars - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 19 posts · 51 views
last updated Aug 15, 2013 02:46AM
Showing 25 of 69 topics — 1,978 comments total
+ Group Read Archive
* Classics Read - Nominations for March 2014
By Elizabeth · 17 posts · 61 views
last updated Feb 03, 2014 12:02AM
Group Classics Read - March 2014 - A Tale of Two Cities - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 4 posts · 40 views
last updated Apr 30, 2014 03:51PM
Group Fiction Read - March 2014 - Oryx and Crake - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 36 posts · 63 views
last updated Apr 04, 2014 05:11PM
Group Classics Read - March 2014 - A Tale of Two Cities - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 8 posts · 38 views
last updated Mar 26, 2014 12:48PM
Group Fiction Read - March 2014 - Oryx and Crake - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 19 posts · 54 views
last updated Mar 20, 2014 07:00AM
Group Fiction Read - February 2014 - The Thirteenth Tale - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 31 posts · 79 views
last updated Mar 17, 2014 11:59AM
Group Fiction Read - February 2014 - The Thirteenth Tale - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 18 posts · 79 views
last updated Mar 13, 2014 12:29PM
Classics Group Read - February 2014 - The Master and Margarita - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 8 posts · 60 views
last updated Mar 11, 2014 01:12PM
The Six Wives of Henry VIII - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 33 posts · 45 views
last updated Mar 08, 2014 03:11AM
April 2014 - Fiction Group Read Nominations
By Jen · 18 posts · 63 views
last updated Mar 03, 2014 06:20AM
Classics Read (POST 1900) - Nominations Thread for April 2014
By Jo · 37 posts · 45 views
last updated Mar 03, 2014 05:21AM
The Reluctant Fundamentalist SPOILERS ALLOWED (Dec Fiction read)
By Jo · 35 posts · 65 views
last updated Feb 28, 2014 10:33AM
Classics Group Read - February 2014 - The Master and Margarita - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 7 posts · 41 views
last updated Feb 09, 2014 11:27AM
The Six Wives of Henry VIII - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 38 posts · 61 views
last updated Feb 08, 2014 10:36AM
March 2014 Non Fiction Nominations
By Paul · 23 posts · 63 views
last updated Feb 04, 2014 12:53PM
Mansfield Park - January 2014 - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 9 posts · 46 views
last updated Feb 03, 2014 12:32PM
March 2014 - Fiction Nominations
By Jen · 29 posts · 97 views
last updated Feb 02, 2014 01:12PM
Group Fiction Read January 2014: A Thousand Splendid Suns - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Jo · 17 posts · 58 views
last updated Feb 02, 2014 03:20AM
Mansfield Park - January 2014 - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 17 posts · 55 views
last updated Jan 23, 2014 10:01AM
Group Fiction Read January 2014: A Thousand Splendid Suns - NO SPOILERS
By Jo · 34 posts · 66 views
last updated Jan 19, 2014 01:47PM
The Year of Magical Thinking - SPOILERS ALLOWED (Dec Non-Fiction)
By Jo · 25 posts · 40 views
last updated Jan 13, 2014 03:18AM
Classics Group Read Nominations for February 2014
By Jo · 6 posts · 33 views
last updated Jan 03, 2014 01:16AM
Fiction Group Read Nominations for February 2014
By Jo · 9 posts · 50 views
last updated Jan 01, 2014 04:18PM
Showing 1 of 1 topics — 234 comments total
+ Moderators Only
* Moderators Only - Chat Thread
By Jen · 214 posts · 172 views
last updated Oct 13, 2013 06:13AM
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