Vive Le Livre Book Club

Read a Good Book This Weekend at Pumpjack & Piddlewick

Vive Le Livre Book Club

Our Vive le Livre (Long Live the Book) Book Club is a celebration of books as we simply love to read and would like to share.

France, French, Wine Making… and animals

We’re giving it a particular focus ~ on France, the French and the odd wine making story. (Okay, and maybe a few animal antics just for fun). We’ll be recommending books, old and new, classique and nouveau, all enjoyed by Pumpjack & Piddlewick.

Read a Book this weekend with PumpjackPiddlewick Vive le Livre Book Club
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Read a book this weekend

We will be reviewing books we have read, past and present, as part of our Read a Book this Weekend. Whether it’s raining or sunny, hot or cold, nothing beats curling up with a good book. See all our reviews.

We will not be reviewing or offering books we didn’t enjoy and so can’t recommend to you. That’s just a waste of everyone’s time, in our book. However, as an online Club, we invite you to comment, agree, disagree, and recommend books you think we would like. We’re always open to new reads.

Our Book Club Disclosure

For our Vive le Livre Book Club we are affiliated with Amazon UK. As great readers ourselves, and because we wanted to share the books we can recommend about France and the French (and wine), we thought, hey, why not link to Amazon (so often where we buy our kindle books) and whilst we are at it, make a few pennies (and we do mean few). So, if you would like to read a book that we recommend (whether on kindle or the real deal), click on the direct link to order it. Using our links will not cost you anything – other than the cost of the actual book… if you buy it of course. And for that, you get a heart felt Merci! (Woof! Meow! Quack!)

Whispering in French by Sophia Nash | Vive le Livre Book Club

Whispering in French brings to mind words of love, like ‘je t’aime’, but this is not that book. This is a book about love, but rather love in its different forms. Love between family, friends, for a village, even between a cat and a hedgehog. It Took Awhile I initiallyRead More →

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A Corking Adventure about Biodynamic Wine (un Bon Livre)

Ever heard of Biodynamic? Most of us are aware of Organic. Biodynamic goes way beyond organic. It’s a whole culture in relation to wine. Biodynamic wine is grown and made following organic principles. Also lunar calenders, and a few other weird and wonderful ways that don’t really make sense. IRead More →

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French for Cats – All the French Your Cat will ever Need (un bon livre)

It had to be. You move to France, you’re learning French and you get a cat, so it would be required for someone to give you a little book called French for Cats. Like I said, it had to be. After all, your cat has to learn to understand FrenchRead More →

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French or Foe? Understanding French culture (A Bon Livre)

So you like to visit France. Maybe you are even thinking of buying a place here. Maybe you already have. And yet, maybe, though you love the country, you just don’t get ‘the French’. Like why don’t the French smile? Why, when driving, do they feel the need to driveRead More →

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