[GatheringReaders] Virtual Discussion on Marcus Sedgwick’s Midwinterblood

Myra here.

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Welcome GatheringReaders! It is that time of the month once again when my book club participants meet virtually for an online discussion about our Book of the Month this September: Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick.

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I only have a few questions here for you. Please feel free to just jump in and share your thoughts if you have read, or are currently reading the book, regardless of whether you’re in GatheringReaders or not. Do write your responses in the Comments Section.

  1. Have you finished reading the book? The book is divided into seven parts – which was your favorite story among all the stories?
  2. What did you think about Eric and Merle’s love story? How is it different from other love stories you may have read before?
  3. What did you expect from the story before you read it? Did the book live up to your expectations?

That’s it! Easy-peasy right! Looking forward to reading your responses.

For GatheringReaders participants, see you all on Sunday, 28 September, 11-12 nn at the Jurong West Public Library. I am also giving you an assignment, yes, an assignment.

Assignment for GatheringReaders Participants: Please think of a song that would be a perfect fit for your favourite story in Midwinterblood. Be ready to share this song on Sunday next week (either a youtube clip, a Spotify track, or an MP3). You can also send a Youtube link to my email address: gatheringbooks (at) yahoo (dot) com.

If you’ve read the book and would like to be part of our discussion, please feel free to write your thoughts in the Comments section below.

  1. 1) Yes, I have finished reading the book. I like the fourth part best – The Painter
    2) I think it is quite interesting. It traveled through time and in each generation, they are still in love
    3) I expected a scary story but it turned put to be thrilling and touching story 🙂

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  2. 1. Yes, I have finished the book my favourite part was the first one
    2. I love how their love is eternal. In seven different lives they still love each other the same.
    3. Yes, I read the back flap of the book. I enjoyed the book very much!

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  3. 1.I have finished the book my favourite was part was blood moon.
    2. It is different in the sense that the love was through seven generations.
    3. I expected it to be a bloody book. Turns out to be a love story!

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