Our October Book Selections are ready. Our LBC Monthly Book Discussion process is as easy as 1 - 2 - 3.

1. Three books are identified as the October Book Discussion Selections.
Selections are posted early so you can prepare and schedule your reading to be ready for October book discussions by the 1st of October.
2. You will then choose which and how many book discussion groups you will participate with for the month. It's up to you based on your comfort level and with no pressure. Discussion groups should be decided by the End of September.
3. Once discussion groups are formed, together you will decide when to begin your book discussion. Keep in mind all discussions need to be completed by the last day of the month, so you're ready for new discussions for the next month. Start dates should be determined by no later than the 1st of October.

October book selections are listed below. A discussion thread is started for each book selection. Please reply to the book discussion thread you want to participate with for the month. Then each group will continue their discussion in the same book thread to determine their discussion start date.

October Book Selections

The Brother Karamazov DISCUSSION BEGINS - Monday, October 25th - LBC - The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

This book received the most votes for October nominations

The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical novel that explores deep into the ethical debates of God, free will, and morality, written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was his final novel.

The opening of the novel introduces the Karamazov family and relates the story of their distant and recent past. The details of Fyodor's two marriages as well as his indifference to the upbringing of his three children is chronicled. The narrator also establishes the widely varying personalities of the three brothers and the circumstances that have led to their return to Fyodor's town. The first book concludes by describing the mysterious religious order of Elders to which Alyosha has become devoted.

Wrinkle1 DISCUSSION BEGINS - Monday, October 11th - LBC - A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

This book was voted for October Book Discussion Selections

A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy novel by Madeleine L'Engle, first published in 1962.

This story is about Meg Murry. Her classmates and teachers see her as a troublesome student. Her family knows that she is emotionally immature but also see her as capable of great things. The family includes her pretty scientist mother; her mysteriously absent scientist father; her 10-year-old twin brothers, the athletic Sandy and Dennys; and her five year-old brother Charles Wallace Murry, a super-genius.

200px-Wolvescalla DISCUSSION BEGINS - Monday, October 18th - Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King

This book is the next book for the group reading the Dark Tower series.

Wolves of the Calla is the fifth book in Stephen King's The Dark Tower series.

The story continues with Roland's ka-tet traveling to the farming village of Calla Bryn Sturgis where they meet the townsfolk, as well as Father Callahan, who was originally introduced in 'Salem's Lot. He and the townsfolk request the ka-tet's assistance in battling against the Wolves of Thunderclap, who come once a generation to take one child from each pair of the town's twins.

Let's have fun with this and enjoy your discussions. If you have any ideas or suggestions please post your thoughts in the designated discussion thread indicated below.

Thanks and Happy Reading ~.~

--Just Sayin' JSTalk LBC LBCTalk eMail 15:29, September 19, 2010 (UTC)

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