夜カフェ ☕ Home Thread (Beginner Book Club)

I read ahead today and added some vocab for ch 9-11, though it’s just most of what I had to look up and was reasonably certain hadn’t shown up earlier in the book, as well as all the new names, so there’s certainly going to be vocab items I passed over that others may want to add when we get to those chapters. I have the physical copy so those page numbers are accurate. I can’t promise that I’ll double-check the ch 8 page numbers, but I will if I remember and have the spoons to.

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Thank you, dear vocab people!

Chpt 8 Thread is up as well

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The beginner book club is voting on what to read next! Check out the nominations and if you find anything you like give it a vote!

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Yet another week has passed :open_mouth:

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Finally got around to reading Chapter 10 today. I’ve had a lot of reading I’ve been doing this week! :laughing:

Everything okay, @sumsum? I haven’t been able to find a Chapter 10 thread up yet. :astonished:

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Looks like it’s hiding over here:

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Ah, thanks! :grin:

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It was a little late. I should probably have set an alarm each week :see_no_evil: Sometimes I only remember when I read myself (oopsie)

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Whew. I just finished up my finals, I’ve been off Japanese reading since mid-way through chapter 8, so I have some catching up to do. Though luckily, I do have the free time to do so lol

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Here we go again:

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hides in a corner

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Don’t worry about it. Rather: Thanks for all your work organizing the book club for us!

…it’s not like I’m ready to start with chapter 12 anyway, with chapter 11 being especially difficult for me.

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Indeed, thank you very much @sumsum, and no worries at all :smiley:

Ahah, well, there’s probably no need to stress over every detail though

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I’m still planning to finish reading this book, but I think you lost me somewhere around chapter 3/4 :sweat_smile:

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Still on chapter 11. I’m going to try to catch up with the club this week though!

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Same.

頑張りましょう :grin:

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Almost on time :sheep:

After this it’s only the あとがき left :astonished:

I feel a bit bad because I’m not really participating currently as I’m also lagging behind :cry: I’d say in theory the tempo was right for me, but then life got super duper busy and so I’m like aahhh panic mode! But I still enjoy reading you peoples thoughts when I get to a chapter :heart: So thank you everyone for participating so much :heart_hands:

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Since we’re near the end, just curious if anyone is interested in doing an offshoot book club for the next volume? I got my hands on the first five volumes the other day, so I’d be interested in participating and trying to pace along with a book club.

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I was thinking of doing the same. Though I would prefer if we set a slower pacing as I would still like to participate in the next “main” book club and keep up mainly with that. But yeah, I’d love to read more of the Night Cafe series for sure.

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My opinion doesn’t mean much because I started lagging behind quite quickly and couldn’t keep up. However, from the little bit that I did read, I felt the author’s writing style was approachable and good for learning from. So interest, yes; speed, not so much. Plus, I’m now a book behind.

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