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.

We are currently reading:
Fiction - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Classics - The Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Non-Fiction - The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Next Months books will be:
Fiction - Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Non-Fiction - Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barba...more
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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Start date
January 1, 2014
Finish date
December 31, 2014
Discussion
Re-Reads
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Cloud Atlas
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Start date
January 1, 2014
Finish date
June 30, 2014
Discussion
Read Along Books
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Lord of the Flies
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Start date
April 1, 2014
Finish date
April 30, 2014
Discussion
Classics Group Reads
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The Rosie Project
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Start date
April 1, 2014
Finish date
April 30, 2014
Discussion
Group Reads - Fiction
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* Group Read Nomination Rules
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* Group Rules
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last updated Nov 19, 2013 12:09AM
Introductions
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Questions for Moderators
By Elizabeth · 35 posts · 74 views
last updated Apr 01, 2014 06:21PM
Thread Suggestions
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Book Vipers Group Announcements
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last updated Oct 16, 2013 03:50AM
* Group Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Rosie Project - NO SPOILERS
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last updated Apr 13, 2014 02:34PM
* Group Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Rosie Project - SPOILERS ALLOWED
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* What We Have Already Read - Fiction
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last updated Aug 05, 2013 01:32AM
Group Read - May 2014 - Americanah - NO SPOILERS
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Group Read - May 2014 - Americanah - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 1 post · 15 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 12:04AM
Group Fiction Read - March 2014 - Oryx and Crake - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 36 posts · 58 views
last updated Apr 04, 2014 05:11PM
Group Read Nominations - Fiction - May 2014
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last updated Apr 02, 2014 12:12PM
Group Fiction Read - March 2014 - Oryx and Crake - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 19 posts · 52 views
last updated Mar 20, 2014 07:00AM
* Group Non - Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Reason I Jump - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 6 posts · 29 views
last updated Apr 15, 2014 12:28AM
* Group Non - Fiction Read - April 2014 - The Reason I Jump - SPOILERS ALLOWED
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last updated Apr 16, 2014 05:38AM
* What We Have Already Read - Non-Fiction
By Elizabeth · 1 post · 69 views
last updated Aug 05, 2013 01:36AM
Group Non-Fiction Read - May 2014 - Nothing to Envy - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 3 posts · 8 views
last updated Apr 15, 2014 12:07AM
Group Non-Fiction Read - May 2014 - Nothing to Envy - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 12:09AM
Group Non-Fiction Read - May 2014 - Nothing to Envy - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 12:08AM
Group Read Nominations - Non-Fiction - May 2014
By Elizabeth · 13 posts · 24 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 05:44AM
* Group Classics Read (post 1900) - April 2014 - Lord of the Flies - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 3 posts · 25 views
last updated Apr 15, 2014 04:23AM
* Group Classics Read (post 1900) - April 2014 - Lord of the Flies - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 11 posts · 29 views
last updated Apr 12, 2014 08:03AM
* What We Have Already Read - Checklist
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last updated Aug 05, 2013 01:41AM
Group Classics Read (pre 1900) - May 2014 - The Scarlett Letter - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 12:13AM
Group Classics Read (pre 1900) - May 2014 - The Scarlett Letter - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 12:11AM
Classics Group Read Nominations - May 2014 (pre 1900)
By Elizabeth · 11 posts · 27 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 12:59PM
Group Classics Read - March 2014 - A Tale of Two Cities - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Paul · 3 posts · 31 views
last updated Apr 01, 2014 03:46PM
Group Classics Read - March 2014 - A Tale of Two Cities - NO SPOILERS
By Paul · 8 posts · 35 views
last updated Mar 26, 2014 12:48PM
Classics Group Read - February 2014 - The Master and Margarita - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 8 posts · 40 views
last updated Mar 11, 2014 01:12PM
Classics Read (POST 1900) - Nominations Thread for April 2014
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last updated Mar 03, 2014 05:21AM
Classics Group Read - February 2014 - The Master and Margarita - NO SPOILERS
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last updated Feb 09, 2014 11:27AM
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+ Read Along Books
* Cloud Atlas readalong Jan - May 2014
By Jo · 29 posts · 75 views
last updated 20 hours, 14 min ago
* To Kill A Mockingbird - Read Along January/December 2014
By Elizabeth · 32 posts · 78 views
last updated Feb 16, 2014 12:26AM
* The Hare With Amber Eyes - Read Along January-March 2014
By Elizabeth · 23 posts · 70 views
last updated Mar 16, 2014 12:12PM
* Crossing to Safety - January-March 2014
By Elizabeth · 34 posts · 78 views
last updated Apr 11, 2014 01:41PM
* Planned Read Alongs
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last updated Oct 03, 2013 11:25AM
* Buddy Reads
By Elizabeth · 56 posts · 152 views
last updated Sep 20, 2013 06:37AM
Anna Karenina Readalong Thread
By Paul · 17 posts · 22 views
last updated 14 hours, 27 min ago
Shock of the Fall Readalong April - July 2014
By Jo · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Apr 13, 2014 03:59AM
Showing 20 of 21 topics — 2,141 comments total
+ Book Chat
Just Finished Reading (2014)
By Jo · 248 posts · 121 views
last updated 10 hours, 4 min ago
eReader book bargains
By Lisa · 328 posts · 207 views
last updated 19 hours, 56 min ago
What are you reading (2014)?
By Jo · 379 posts · 141 views
last updated 22 hours, 57 min ago
World Book Night 2014
By Julia · 30 posts · 91 views
last updated Apr 12, 2014 09:26AM
Favourite Bookshops
By Paul · 3 posts · 15 views
last updated Apr 09, 2014 07:33AM
Which of The Classics, in your opinion, should be read?
By Anna · 118 posts · 285 views
last updated Apr 09, 2014 04:00AM
WWI or The Great War - reading recommendations?
By Jo · 16 posts · 38 views
last updated Apr 07, 2014 07:27PM
Audiobook Recommendations?
By Nicola · 35 posts · 49 views
last updated Apr 03, 2014 02:02AM
How many books do you have going at once?
By ch · 64 posts · 127 views
last updated Mar 31, 2014 01:57AM
Last book(s) you bought
By Katie · 157 posts · 176 views
last updated Mar 29, 2014 12:41PM
Does anyone read/follow goodReads voice/
By Daniel · 5 posts · 26 views
last updated Mar 28, 2014 03:54AM
Worst book you've ever read?
By Katie · 194 posts · 336 views
last updated Mar 13, 2014 10:25PM
Ereader v Book
By Dominic · 38 posts · 65 views
last updated Mar 12, 2014 04:50PM
General Book Chat
By Elizabeth · 23 posts · 41 views
last updated Mar 09, 2014 09:17AM
Bookmark versus bending corners
By Tricia · 50 posts · 54 views
last updated Feb 17, 2014 08:46AM
Do you give up on a book you cannot get into?
By Dominic · 72 posts · 144 views
last updated Feb 01, 2014 10:17AM
Book lists
By Lisa · 18 posts · 75 views
last updated Jan 30, 2014 07:41AM
Reading a series
By Jo · 28 posts · 67 views
last updated Jan 18, 2014 09:11AM
New Books for 2014
By Paul · 11 posts · 55 views
last updated Jan 10, 2014 03:46AM
Do you use your library?
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last updated Nov 12, 2013 02:25AM
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+ Challenges
Book Vipers Magic Square Challenge
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last updated Apr 12, 2014 01:09AM
Book Vipers Series Challenge
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last updated Apr 04, 2014 09:10AM
Book Vipers Magic Square Book Lists
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last updated Apr 02, 2014 10:51AM
Winter/Christmas Challenge 2013
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last updated Mar 02, 2014 01:15AM
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+ Re-Reads
* Books We Want to Re-Read
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last updated Oct 16, 2013 01:50PM
Re-reading books
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General Chat about Poetry
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last updated Apr 09, 2014 08:24AM
Favourite Poems
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last updated Apr 05, 2014 11:36PM
February Poetry Theme - Love
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last updated Feb 11, 2014 12:48PM
January Poetry Theme - Light
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December Poetry Theme - Winter
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last updated Dec 15, 2013 05:16PM
November Poetry Theme - War Poems
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The Good Morrow
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last updated Oct 30, 2013 06:03AM
Suggested Themes and Rules
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+ Off Topic
In The News
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General Chit-Chat
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What were you glad for today?
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The joy of the second hand book shop!
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last updated Apr 12, 2014 09:34AM
Can you remember the moment you fell in love with books and reading?
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last updated Apr 06, 2014 04:34AM
E-readers
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last updated Mar 24, 2014 11:35PM
Engaging with childrens' authors
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last updated Feb 03, 2014 06:04AM
New Year's Resolutions
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last updated Jan 01, 2014 02:40PM
Study Chat
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last updated Dec 31, 2013 01:32PM
Wildlife chat
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last updated Oct 19, 2013 04:18AM
Family History Chat
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last updated Sep 26, 2013 03:20PM
Showing 1 of 1 topics — 69 comments total
+ Plays
General Chat About Plays
By Elizabeth · 69 posts · 47 views
last updated Apr 07, 2014 11:56PM
Showing 4 of 4 topics — 832 comments total
+ TV Chat
* What are you watching on TV?
By Elizabeth · 776 posts · 318 views
last updated Apr 15, 2014 03:13PM
Doctor Who
By Lisa · 24 posts · 34 views
last updated Dec 27, 2013 09:42AM
Strictly Come Dancing or X Factor (or both)
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last updated Nov 20, 2013 12:03PM
We have a brand new discussion folder
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last updated Sep 23, 2013 10:47AM
Showing 1 of 1 topics — 144 comments total
+ Radio Chat
What do you listen to on the radio?
By Elizabeth · 140 posts · 97 views
last updated 9 hours, 16 min ago
Showing 2 of 2 topics — 109 comments total
+ Music Chat
What's your favourite type of music?
By Elizabeth · 38 posts · 43 views
last updated Mar 20, 2014 01:29PM
What music have you been listening to lately?
By Betty · 26 posts · 42 views
last updated Sep 30, 2013 06:50AM
Showing 4 of 4 topics — 459 comments total
+ Film Chat
Last movie you watched?
By Jen · 264 posts · 176 views
last updated Apr 14, 2014 12:22PM
Is there a film that you think is better than the book?
By Anna · 73 posts · 144 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 · 111 views
last updated Oct 13, 2013 01:35PM
* October-December 2013 Read Along - This Charming Man by Marian Keyes - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 9 posts · 38 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 · 42 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 · 38 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 · 63 views
last updated Nov 01, 2013 03:22PM
* Jodi Picoult Read Along - September-December 2013 - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 17 posts · 59 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 · 61 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 · 52 views
last updated Sep 15, 2013 02:04PM
The Fault in our Stars - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 10 posts · 55 views
last updated Sep 01, 2013 12:36AM
The Fault In Our Stars - NO SPOILERS
By Elizabeth · 19 posts · 50 views
last updated Aug 15, 2013 02:46AM
Showing 25 of 60 topics — 1,824 comments total
+ Group Read Archive
* Classics Read - Nominations for March 2014
By Elizabeth · 17 posts · 60 views
last updated Feb 03, 2014 12:02AM
Group Fiction Read - February 2014 - The Thirteenth Tale - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Elizabeth · 31 posts · 74 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
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
The Reluctant Fundamentalist SPOILERS ALLOWED (Dec Fiction read)
By Jo · 35 posts · 62 views
last updated Feb 28, 2014 10:33AM
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 · 95 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
The Year of Magical Thinking - NO SPOILERS (Dec Non-Fiction)
By Jo · 20 posts · 42 views
last updated Dec 29, 2013 02:30AM
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - SPOILERS ALLOWED (Dec 13 Classics)
By Jo · 12 posts · 42 views
last updated Dec 23, 2013 03:25PM
Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass - SPOILERS ALLOWED (Nov 13)
By Jo · 5 posts · 42 views
last updated Dec 23, 2013 03:33AM
The Father of Forensics - SPOILERS ALLOWED (Nov 13)
By Jo · 5 posts · 24 views
last updated Dec 12, 2013 01:44PM
The Father of Forensics - NO SPOILERS (Nov 13)
By Jo · 13 posts · 31 views
last updated Dec 07, 2013 12:36PM
Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass - NO SPOILERS (Nov 13)
By Jo · 24 posts · 48 views
last updated Dec 05, 2013 11:53AM
Room - SPOILERS ALLOWED
By Jo · 42 posts · 82 views
last updated Nov 27, 2013 11:59AM
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - NO SPOILERS (Dec 13 Classics)
By Jo · 17 posts · 31 views
last updated Nov 27, 2013 05:13AM
The Reluctant Fundamentalist NO SPOILERS (Dec Fiction read)
By Jo · 12 posts · 34 views
last updated Nov 25, 2013 11:05AM
Showing 1 of 1 topics — 234 comments total
+ Moderators Only
* Moderators Only - Chat Thread
By Jen · 214 posts · 168 views
last updated Oct 13, 2013 06:13AM
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