Welcome to 銭天堂 ふしぎ駄菓子屋 - Zenitendou, the Mysterious Sweet Shop!
We read this as the Beginner Book Club!
We’ve finished reading this book as a club, but please feel free to continue posting in the discussion threads (linked below) if you’re reading at a later date and have unanswered questions or thoughts you’d like to share
There’s also now a General Discussion Thread for anyone reading further volumes in the series.
Not sure if this book is for you? Check out the sample pages in the Nomination Post for a sense of the difficulty - remember that your fellow book club members are here to help you out though you can also look at this rating poll to see what we thought of the book, though watch out for spoilers in the rest of that thread.
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Reading Schedule & Discussion Threads
|Week||Start Date||Chapter||Page Numbers||Page Count|
|Week 1||May 4th||Chapter 1 - 型ぬき人魚グミ *||10 - 13||5|
|Week 2||May 11th||Chapter 1 - 型ぬき人魚グミ||14 - 21||7|
|Week 3||May 18th||Chapter 1 - 型ぬき人魚グミ||22 - 31||8.5|
|Week 4||May 25th||Chapter 2 - 猛獣ビスケット||34 - 42||8|
|Week 5||June 1st||Chapter 2 - 猛獣ビスケット||43 - 52||9|
|Week 6||June 8th||Chapter 3 - ホーンテッドアイス||54 - 62+||8|
|Week 7||June 15th||Chapter 3 - ホーンテッドアイス||63 - 72||9|
|Week 8||June 22nd||Chapter 4 - 釣り鯛焼き||74 - 83||9|
|Week 9||June 29th||Chapter 4 - 釣り鯛焼き||84 - 94||10|
|Week 10||July 6th||Chapter 5 - カリスマボンボン||96 - 106||10|
|Week 11||July 13th||Chapter 5 - カリスマボンボン||107 - 117||10|
|Week 12||July 20th||Chapter 6 - クッキングツリー||120 - 130||10|
|Week 13||July 27th||Chapter 6 - クッキングツリー||131 - 143||11.5|
|Bonus||August 3rd||Epilogue - 閉店||146 - 149||3|
*We will also read the prologue on page 7 this week
+The last line runs onto the next page
Please read the editing guidelines in the first sheet before adding any words!
Are you planning to read 銭天堂 ふしぎ駄菓子屋 with us?
- Yes, but I might start late
- Not sure
If you’ve read it before but will join in the discussion, please select ‘yes’!