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A Folio Society Handbook
A Folio Society Handbook | Brian Codling, The Folio Society
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Leniverse
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Early birthday present for myself from the Folio Society new year's sale. So pretty! So shiny! Can't wait for it to get dark so I can check out the Oryx and Crake glow in the dark effect. 😍

jhod 😍😍😍 12mo
squirrelbrain ❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
Ddzmini Happy early birthday 🎊🎂🎈🎉🎁🥳📖📙 12mo
Leniverse @Ddzmini Thank you! It's a month away, but it's still the excuse I used for ordering the books. 😆 12mo
LeahBergen Lovely! 12mo
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umbrellagirl
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Dear Folio Society, please take all of my money.

That vivid royal purple Tess lured me in to their summer sale. #foliosociety

Tanisha_A Omg that edition of Avonlea 😍 3y
umbrellagirl @Tanisha_A Yes! I think AOGG must be sold out. Sad I missed it but elated to get this one. 3y
ValerieAndBooks Gorgeous 😍!! 3y
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KarenUK
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My first ever box from Folio arrived! Woohoo!!!
Loving the appropriate book titles on the box.... especially as it travelled all the way to sunny FL!
😎🌴💕📚

Texreader That‘s so cool! 3y
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Reviewsbylola
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Who else got sucked into the Folio Society sale? Apparently I‘ve never ordered from them before, because the shipping price about blew me away. I know have a total of 12 Folios coming my way though, between the sale and a set of Mapp and Lucia that I bought secondhand. 😍😍 #foliosociety #foliofreaks

Reviewsbylola @Cinfhen obviously I‘m already living up to my New Years resolution to buy books. 🤦🏼‍♀️ 3y
Reviewsbylola @leahbergen please tell me you made an order!! 3y
Cinfhen Hehehe #TreatYoShelf ❤️ 3y
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Liz_M 😲 oh thanks for letting me know about the sale! Now to see if the one I want is part of it.... 3y
Reviewsbylola 🤞🏻🤞🏻 @liz_m 3y
LeahBergen I didn‘t! I‘ve only purchased secondhand Folios for years and years now. I DID pop on to their site to see if a couple of their Josephine Tey books were included in the sale but they weren‘t. 😡 Hmph. 3y
LeahBergen Oh, and that Mapp and Lucia set you ordered is one of my all-time favourite Folio purchases! 💕💕 3y
BarbaraBB Twelve 😂. I love that. 3y
Reviewsbylola Same—I‘ve never bought new before! But there were some on my TBR that I decided I didn‘t want to pass up. Nicholas and Alexandra is one of my favorite books ever and the edition is so gorgeous that I decided to just bite the bullet and take advantage of the sale. @LeahBergen 3y
Reviewsbylola I‘ve been considering the Mapp&Lucia ever since I read the one book last winter. @LeahBergen 3y
Reviewsbylola Yeah, it‘s kind of obscene. 😆 @BarbaraBB 3y
Reviewsbylola Where do you usually buy secondhand @LeahBergen ? I found some at a bookshop in England, plus I‘ve ordered from eBay and Abebooks but I‘m wondering if there‘s somewhere else I should be looking. 3y
LeahBergen I was VERY tempted by that Nicholas and Alexandra! I love that book. ❤️ I‘ve been finding lots of Folios at secondhand bookshops lately (and even some at thrift shops). I‘ve also ordered from abebooks and that British dealer, Ardis Books (Returning customers get 10% off and the books are always in ‘very good‘ or better condition. I‘ve only ordered some harder to find titles from them, though). 3y
Mdargusch I totally got sucked in. 3y
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Aimeesue
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Another lovely anthology, this one from The Folio Society. Includes short pieces under the headings Home and Away, Christmas at Sea, In Foreign Lands, Seasonal Feasts and Entertainments, The Back or Beyond, and In Time of War & Other Perils. T.S. Eliot's The Journey of the Magi serves as epilogue.
#FolioSociety #Folio

#BookAdventCalendar
Day 9

LeahBergen This is lovely! 😍 3y
Aimeesue @LeahBergen It's becoming one of my favorite anthologies. An excellent compilation! 3y
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TK421
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That moment when your wife says "Your present came today", and she gives you a Folio Society box! Let's find out what is inside!

Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 4y
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Sarah83
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Kalalalatja I have, but I‘m still mad they have changed the prices depending on your country, so I don‘t think I‘m buying anything this time 🤷‍♀️ 4y
cobwebmoth There are so many I wish I could buy! Their editions are so pretty.😍 4y
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Sarah83 @Kalalalatja @erzascarletbookgasm I am still unsure. They are much cheaper now, I wouldn't buy them for the original price, but still there is the feeling of being betrayed... 4y
rubyslippersreads There are a couple that tempt me, but I‘m not sure whether or not I‘ll give in. 😈 4y
saresmoore Just drooling over here, but haven‘t bought anything! 4y
LeahBergen I don‘t think I‘ll be buying anything as the few I wanted aren‘t in the sale. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 4y
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LauraJ
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Heads up, Folio fans! 😈

LeahBergen Must.Not.Look.... 🏃🏻‍♀️ 4y
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Gina
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So this is the coolest box ever! My first set of Folio society books!

Ericalambbrown Love FS books! Congrats 🎉 🍾 4y
Erinsuereads Ohhhh which ones did you get! 4y
Gina @Ericalambbrown awww thanks 4y
Gina @ErinSueGreads Italian folktales by Italo Calvino. It is sooooo dreamy! 4y
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Sarah83
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This goes out to all the #foliofreaks . Did you know, if you type 'Folio society illustrations' within the Google search and switch to the button 'pictures', you find some of the gorgeous illustrations and download them.. they are pretty awesome as a screensaver on a mobile phone. 😍😍😍😍 #foliosociety

mabell Those are terrific! I love the snowbound train. 4y
Sarah83 @mabell it's Emma (above left), the ABC murders (above right), murder on the Orient express (below left) and pride and prejudice (below right) 😍 4y
LeahBergen Pretty! 4y
rubyslippersreads Gorgeous! 4y
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Aimeesue
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My new favorite Christmas poem. 😁

Ruthiella 🤣🤣🤣🤣 4y
batsy 👌🏽😎 4y
TiredLibrarian 🤣😂💕 4y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻 4y
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Aimeesue
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First page of the Table of contents from the Folio Christmas Book. A nice selection of the less sentimental sort of holiday stories, which I‘m quite enjoying. #Folio

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Sarah83
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Finally finished this gorgeous Folio book of days. 💓💕

For every day there was an entry and some were very interesting and some were a bit out of space ... 😑

This is the last entry and even if the last day of this year didn't pass, I liked to finish it just now.

If you like diaries or non fiction this might be a great book for you.

Aimeesue It is a pretty, pretty book. ❤️❤️❤️ 4y
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Aimeesue
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I‘ve been waiting months to read this one. ❤️❤️❤️
#Folio
#Foliofreaks

Reviewsbylola Omgggg beautiful! 4y
LeahBergen Oooo! 😍😍 4y
Sarah83 Gorgeous 😍 4y
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Sarah83
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Still not up to date with the Folio diary, but I thought you might be interested in the entry of October 14th...

"Insurance assessors look at the books in what remains of the library at Holland House in London, after it was bombed, October 1940"

Lmstraubie Although this one I'm reading now is about the fire that destroyed the LA main branch it talks about Library destruction in general. 4y
Moray_Reads It's actually amazing how many books are still on the shelves in that picture! 4y
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Sarah83
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After so much reading and puzzling today, I need my favourite food. 😁 Bf is still on tour with his guys, so I can read while I eat. 😊 Hope to finish the tagged book within the next days. Reading in English is very difficult for me at the moment, as I have to work so much, I can't concentrate on English literature. I hope, it will get better at the beginning of the next year. 😮

Beatlefan129 That looks delicious! 4y
ju.ca.no Enjoy your meal and reading time! 😍 4y
kgriffith That‘s it, I am definitely busting out some pasta! 4y
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Sarah83
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You might thought, I forgot about the tagged book and you are right. I put underneath a pile of magazines and it was lost. Last week while I was looking on my tbr at Goodreads, I discovered that I didn't finish it. So here we go... Let #fridayreads begin now... 😊

ephemeralwaltz Love the mug! 4y
Heideschrampf Isn‘t that the book we “found“ at the first german meetup?! 😎🙊😈👮‍♂️ 4y
Sarah83 @Heideschrampf yes it is. 😂 4y
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HardcoverHearts
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Oh, well... there goes all my money! 😳 In all fairness, the free shipping is 💯 worth it, imho. I am going to London this holiday and the thought of making room in my luggage for any that I found was stressing me out. So I‘m very happy now! I got Middlemarch, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, The Illustrated Man and A Room of One‘s Own. The shipping alone on Middlemarch would have tanked the whole endeavor were it not for this sale!

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scripturient
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Ok, so after I learned this morning that Folio Society have now implemented different prices for UK and international customers (not shipping but the actual price of the very same book) I sent them an email asking for an explanation. Here is their answer. Idk about you, but I don‘t really find that a satisfying argument. And yes, if they want to keep going, maybe they shouldn‘t alienate like half of their customers. #foliofreaks

scripturient I don‘t get their justification of the two-prices system. Exchange rates? No! I‘m paying in pounds. Shipping? Well, that is covered separately and already costs more (which is ok). Marketing? That is clearly not different from that in the UK. It‘s not like they are running commercials over here. Taxes or customs (after Brexit)? Would also be paid by the customer directly. 🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️ 4y
Sace So the paranoid cynic in me sees "trading conditions" and wonders about a certain leader and his tariff policies but that's only one overseas country. 4y
Moray_Reads @scripturient I don't think it's okay. They should raise all the prices, even for UK customers if this is the case. That would reduce the overall increase for each book and be much fairer. Most customers are collectors so would still pay higher prices. On a slightly different matter we don't pay VAT on books at the moment but I've seen several sources that suggest Brexit might change this, meaning a 20% increase on ALL books 😲 4y
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Moray_Reads @RestlessFickleBookHoarder yes, all the recent "trade wars" talk is probably making everyone antsy and the increasingly likely "no deal" scenario too. But since we voted out (not me!) we should definitely bear our share of any increased costs. We're going to have to in the end, might as well get used to it! The horror ?? 4y
Kalalalatja Thanks for posting this! And I completely agree with you @Moray_Reads , I don‘t understand why it is only for some of the customers that the prices need to be higher. I must admit, it has put me off FS a bit... 😔 4y
Reviewsbylola That‘s very odd. I don‘t have anything to add but the comments give me a lot to think about. 4y
MayJasper The GB £ is very low against all other currencies so they will be making less profit on overseas sales. 4y
scripturient @MayJasper I know but as I‘m paying in British pounds via my credit card, there shouldn‘t be any difference for them, i.e. the profit will be the same. (edited) 4y
MayJasper I see. Well then I don't understand what they (Folio) are up to. 4y
LeahBergen I‘m going to have to go to the site now and see what the Canadian dollar prices are listed at and how they compare to the pound. 🤔 4y
quirkyreader I have never bought my editions direct. So I will have to see if this effects the price on the second hand market. 4y
Sarah83 @miralunasbooknook here is their answer. 4y
laurieluna That is wholely unfair. They could potentially be out pricing a lot of collectors, meaning a big drop in sales. Extremely disappointing from folio. 4y
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Moray_Reads
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My bank account is really going to feel this collection. It's going to take a supreme effort of will to wait until the end of the month!
#foliofreaks

Kalalalatja I just noticed FS has made their books more expensive if you don‘t live in the UK. I don‘t really know how to deal with that 😐 4y
Moray_Reads @Kalalalatja that seems to be happening more and more. It's like the iPhone being more expensive than in the US even considering the exchange rate ☹️ 4y
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Kalalalatja Exactly. It just kills me, because international shipping from FS is already SO expensive, and the books weren‘t cheap before... they are definitely over my unemployment-budget at the moment 👎 4y
Moray_Reads @Kalalalatja the postage is ridiculous! It's bad enough in the UK, WAY more than I pay for shipping from anywhere else, international is just crazy! 4y
HardcoverHearts That Middlemarch!!! I‘m going to be in London for the holidays and plan on seeking some of these out and just shipping them myself... 4y
Moray_Reads @HardcoverHearts you may struggle. There's no physical store anymore! 4y
HardcoverHearts I found that out the hard way 2 years ago when yelp hadn‘t updated the fact that the store closed down and I trudged there in the rain. But I think Daunt‘s (on Marylebone) carries some, as does Foyle‘s, from some previous visits. But it is hit and miss. We also will be in Oxford and there is a little shop that carries them and ships back for me. It will make it a fun treasure hunt! 4y
Moray_Reads @HardcoverHearts a book treasure hunt is never a bad thing. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you 🤞 4y
HardcoverHearts Thank you! If I do find them, it may be a true Christmas miracle! 😂 4y
scripturient Wait? Is that even legal, having different prices for the same product based on your place of residence? Shipping - ok, but why would I pay more for the product itself? I‘m gonna send them an email and demand an explanation. 😡 4y
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Sarah83
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My #folio haul

LeahBergen That British Myths set looks great! 4y
Sarah83 @LeahBergen it is a great set 🎉 4y
bookcollecter So jelly!! 🍇 Where did you find? 4y
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Sarah83 @bookcollecter in a little booktown in the Netherlands 😊 4y
bookcollecter Cool! Illustrations inside? 4y
Sarah83 @bookcollecter #folio books often have an illustrations within ✌️ 4y
Aimeesue @bookcollecter Lots of illustrations, but they're b&w spot illustrations (by John Lawrence) rather than the full page illustrations typical of most Folios. 4y
Aimeesue 😍 4y
bookcollecter @Aimeesue thanks 😁 I'll have to keep my eye out for folios in the used book shops 4y
Sarah83 @bookcollecter you can have a look at #foliofreaks here. Several Littens post pictures also from the contents and not only the covers. 😉 4y
bookcollecter Awesome! 4y
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Aimeesue
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The Best of the Raconteurs, Folio Society, 2000
#folio

CarolynM Lots of good stories in there! 4y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻 4y
batsy Love it! 4y
Sarah83 I bought the same book today 🎉 4y
Aimeesue @Sarah83 @CarolynM It's delightful! (edited) 4y
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laurieluna
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Finally found time to give @Sarah83 a thank you for sending me this wonderful care package. Taking some time to appreciate it today. I love the folio, it's gorgeous. I'm very thankful. X

TrishB Lovely 💕 4y
Sarah83 So great you like it 💖 4y
Cathythoughts Gorgeous 💕💕💕 4y
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Reviewsbylola
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#allthatiwant is a huge bookshelf of Folio Society books. 😍😍 Image shamelessly stolen off of google. 😆

#septemberdanes

Bklover I love that the tops of the books are covered. What an ingenious way of keeping books from getting dusty. 😊 4y
CareBear 😍😍😍 #goals 4y
Sarah83 Gorgeous bookshelf 😍 4y
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Kalalalatja That really is the dream 😍😍😍 4y
erzascarletbookgasm Oh, yes! 🙌😍 4y
Cinfhen I‘m not a Folio girl but I can still see the beauty!!! And I love that @Mdargusch had the same thought 💛 4y
LeahBergen Yes! 😍😍 4y
Mdargusch 💗💗💗💗💗💗💗 4y
Reviewsbylola Like you don‘t like folios? Is that what you mean? 🤯 @Cinfhen 4y
Cinfhen Yup @Reviewsbylola I have no want/desire to own/collect pretty books 🙄🙈same with jewelry... I used to to care about designer shoes & handbags but I realized it was such a waste (at least books you read) And definitely moving halfway around the world made me realize how much stuff I had that I just didn‘t need. It was an eye opening lesson. But I do love seeing the beautiful editions with the stunning illustrations,covers and end papers 💕😍 4y
Reviewsbylola I am actually very similar. @Cinfhen As far as folios, I only want ones that I think I will actually read/reread. 4y
Cinfhen 💞💕💞💕💞 4y
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Sarah83
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After @Sophoclessweetheart announced that she needs to sell some #folio books, I wrote her directly. Look at the gorgeous editions, which arrived today. She also added a cute bookmark and some literally tea. Thank you so much. 💖😘

jillrhudy Screeeeeeech 😛 4y
erzascarletbookgasm Oh I love! Great picks! 😍 4y
LeahBergen I‘m reading Love in a Cold Climate right now. 👍🏻 4y
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Sophoclessweetheart I‘m so so glad they arrived safely and you love them! You‘re most welcome! Hope you enjoy the tea! It‘s a delightful blend! X 4y
rubyslippersreads @LeahBergen I have that Folio edition but haven‘t read it yet. 4y
Sarah83 @Sophoclessweetheart Thank you so much for it. 😉 4y
scripturient I was thinking of buying these from her. Glad you‘re the one who got them. 😊 4y
BiblioLitten Oh my!! Two of my favourite books🤗😍❤️ 4y
Sarah83 @scripturient why glad? 4y
Sarah83 @BiblioLitten which ones? 4y
scripturient @Sarah83 Just that nobody snatched them up before you. :) 4y
BiblioLitten Rebecca and Wuthering Heights💕 4y
Sarah83 @scripturient hihi. 😍😉 4y
Sarah83 @BiblioLitten I need to read wuthering heights 😍 4y
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scripturient
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Oh oh, just saw this on Instagram. My money ... I see it disappearing already. 🙈🤣 #foliofreaks

Sarah83 Oh my oh my... 4y
Sarah83 Did you already change to the new webpage? 4y
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Sarah83
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After having birthday, using my birthday money for shopping and Folio summer sale all these beauties are waiting for their places on the shelves. 😊💖

After sorting everything else this evening, I hope I can start moving shelves tomorrow. 😍📚

Thank you for supporting my growing Folio library @DeborahSmall @Bambolina_81 @LeahBergen @scripturient @Heideschrampf

#foliofreaks

Faibka Cool! Wonderful collection and happy birthday 😊 5y
rubyslippersreads 😍😍😍 5y
RealBooks4ever A belated Happy Birthday!! 🎊🎉 Lovely books! 5y
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TaciturnWhenReading Wow!! 😍😍 They look amazing! 5y
Sophoclessweetheart Aww! Happy belated birthday! 5y
LeahBergen Wow! 👏🏻👏🏻 5y
Heideschrampf ❤️ 5y
Gissy Happy Birthday! 🎂So many books! 😱📚📚📚😍Enjoy! 5y
PickwickPlockPlock Alles Gute zum Geburtstag (nachträglich?) 🎂🎉🎁 5y
Sarah83 @PickwickPlockPlock ich hatte Ende Mai. 😍 Danke trotzdem. 😊 5y
PickwickPlockPlock 😁 nachträglich halt 😄 5y
Sarah83 @PickwickPlockPlock danke. 😊 Ich hab eine Buchapp, in die ich alle Bücher eintrage, die ich habe, da die Folios da nicht vorgeschlagen werden, muss ich die relativ umständlich hinzufügen, deswegen hatte ich erst alle Bücherlieferungen abgewartet, auch wenn mein Geburtstag schon ein wenig her ist. 😊 5y
BiblioLitten Oh my! 😍💞😍 5y
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laurieluna
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😍 They look so good on the shelf! You can see the missing A and I on the Goblin Market book in this photo. Despite that, these books are worth every penny, full price or sale. So much weight to them, and pure quality. ❤ Some of these I wouldn't have even considered buying a year ago but I'm a full #folio convert. #foliofreaks

AceOnRoam The spine of Rebecca is divine 😍 5y
laurieluna @AceOnRoam the cover and inside is even more beautiful 😍 5y
AceOnRoam Oh have you got a post up for it? Hint hint 😆😆 5y
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eraderneely @AceOnRoam I was immediately drawn to that one too 5y
AceOnRoam @eraderneely I just finished reading it for the first time about 2 weeks ago. It was amazing. Now I'm seeing Rebecca everywhere!!! 5y
eraderneely @AceOnRoam I keep meaning to read it, but I just haven‘t managed yet. There‘s always another shiny new book to distract me! 5y
AceOnRoam @eraderneely tell me about it!!!! But its really good, gothic and suspenseful. Not the romance novel I was dreading. Read it!!!! 5y
laurieluna @AceOnRoam yeah! I remember reading somewhere as well that the book was dismissed by a lot of people early on too as they expected it to be a romance. But it is a thriller through and through. 5y
AceOnRoam @miralunasbooknook yes! Must have happened to a lot of women authors in the past sadly. Things are changing hopefully. 5y
laurieluna @AceOnRoam yep. That's what I love about Persephone Books. Finding and republishing forgotten gems by amazing women writers. 😍 5y
AceOnRoam Yes they are beautiful 😍 5y
LeahBergen Beautiful! 5y
TrishB Lovely 💕 5y
Sarah83 It sounds like that 😘💖 5y
laurieluna @Sarah83 I think some of my fellow littens are partly to blame! 😉 x 5y
Sarah83 Me? No... ☺️😘😍 5y
Sarah83 Are these all of the Folios you own? 4y
laurieluna @Sarah83 yeah 😊 it's just a small collection but I love it. X 4y
Sarah83 Small isn't bad. I quite remember the time I had only four or five. Now I am standing in front of the shelf and don't know, when I should read them. (In the evening it is quite exhausting for me to read English books. My English got better within the last two years,but I still don't think English. I always translate while I am reading 🙄) 4y
laurieluna @Sarah83 I think your English is brilliant! I wish I had carried on with languages at school. It makes me feel a bit ashamed to only be able to speak one language. Maybe one day I will take some lessons. 4y
Sarah83 Thank you. 😘 I always think I write and speak German English, that I translate not good enough. I often have difficulties with phrases and prepositions. 🙈 I believe English is a language, you can learn easily. I also learned French at school but this was really terrible. All the different times and the pronunciation... 🙈🙈🙈 4y
Sarah83 I can teach you a bit German if you like. 😊 4y
laurieluna I struggled with French, but enjoyed German! Time is a big issue for me at the moment, so much else going on but when the kids are big enough I'm planning to go back to college and study it again. I need to assess how much I'd be able to remember with just a few lessons and what I need to relearn entirely! Thank you for the kind offer though 😄 x 4y
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Sarah83
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Unwrapping starts now 😍

scripturient Enjoy!! 😊 5y
laurieluna 🙌 shall be paying close attention to your posts 😄 x 5y
Sarah83 @miralunasbooknook what do you want to see? The spines or the covers? ☺️ 5y
laurieluna @Sarah83 the covers if that's not too much bother! 😄 thanks! X 5y
Reviewsbylola Ooooooh! 5y
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laurieluna
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Squeeeeeeel! They're still in their plastic so I technically haven't opened them as they're meant to be my birthday present....the want to look is overwhelming. 😬 #foliofreaks #foliosociety

batsy Oh, the anticipation 😍 5y
laurieluna @batsy I have until mid july to wait if my partner is cruel and won't let me look...😢 5y
batsy Hope he lets you peek at one, at least...? Your Litsy friends feel your pain 😁 5y
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quirkyreader Please take pictures of the Goblin Market for the rest of us. 🐸 5y
TrishB How lovely 💕 5y
Sarah83 Look so gorgeous. I have to wait until I can open my parcel for a few more hours. ☺️ 5y
laurieluna @Sarah83 your fingers must be itching! Can't wait to see pictures! 5y
LeahBergen 😍😍😍 5y
Sarah83 Indeed they do... Here it goes 5y
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scripturient
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As promised: Here is my Folio summer sale haul. We also ordered the special Paradise Lost edition (will post a pic of that one soon). 😍😍 #foliofreaks

saresmoore Oh my goodness. Great choices! 5y
tammysue Very nice! 5y
LeahBergen Awesome! 5y
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brilliantglow I limited myself to 3 books this time. Lol 5y
Sarah83 I don't know how you got to know #foliofreaks .... 😂😂 5y
laurieluna Had my eye on the dubliners but its now sold out! Glad I went back for twenty leagues as that is too. Fabulous haul! 🙌😍 5y
BookBabe 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 5y
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scripturient
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Our Folio summer sale order is here!! 😍 Now I have to wait for the hubs to come home from work so that we can open it together. 😅 #itstaringatme

GatheringBooks oh em gee. that looks delicious enough to eat. 5y
alisiakae I was hoping some Austen‘s would be in the summer sale so I could complete my collection, so I have refrained and haven‘t bought anything yet! 5y
laurieluna 🙌 amazing! I placed 3 seperate orders 😂 nice gifts to myself spread out over the coming week! Looking forward to seeing your haul. 5y
Reviewsbylola 😍😍😍 he needs to get home ASAP!! 5y
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Sarah83
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Did anyone say 'booksale' ? 💸💸💸

#foliofreaks

LeahBergen Wow! 😂😂 5y
Sarah83 @LeahBergen I have no self control 🙈😱 5y
batsy The Wolves of Willoughby Chase is one of my favourite books and I'm sure this edition will be beautiful (obviously 😁) 5y
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rubyslippersreads You‘re not helping me have willpower. 😂 5y
Sarah83 @rubyslippersreads which willpower? ☺️ 5y
rubyslippersreads I know—when it comes to books, I have no willpower. 😄 5y
Sarah83 @rubyslippersreads that sounds familiar to me ☺️ 5y
laurieluna I have zero will power. Just ordered 5 more...😬 thats 8 folios. Eek! 5y
Sarah83 @miralunasbooknook I know the feeling. 😊 Which ones did you order? 5y
laurieluna @Sarah83 twenty thousand leagues, the loved one, seven wonders, crusading castles and medieval comic tales. A good mix of fiction and non fiction, on top of the goblin market, shakespeare and jean brodie I'd already ordered....😂😬 5y
laurieluna I also have my eye on letters to vicky, dr jekyll, what katy did and wolves of willowby chase too, along with the nicolas and alexandra book...🙈 5y
Sarah83 @miralunasbooknook I can take some pictures, when my Folio order arrives. ☺️ 5y
laurieluna Please! 😂 although that will just enable me... 🙈 xx 5y
Sarah83 @miralunasbooknook 😂😂😂 I will do my best 5y
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Sarah83
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vivastory So tempting! 5y
scripturient Yep, just spent 300 bucks on this. I‘m doomed! 🙈 5y
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Kalalalatja *flap flap* - that‘s the sound of my money flying out the window 💸💸 5y
LeahBergen Oh oh! 😬 5y
Heideschrampf Aaaaaaaaah!!!! 5y
Jess_Read_This Oh boy.... 🙈 5y
emilyhaldi 😬😬😬 5y
rubyslippersreads This is dangerous! 😄 5y
ScorpioBookDreams Placed my order last night! 5y
Sarah83 @ScorpioBookDreams what did you order? 5y
ScorpioBookDreams @Sarah83 the Alexander trilogy, In Cold Blood and Twenty Thousand Leagues. 5y
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Aimeesue
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My cast iron canine is helping with the repair of a sad, sad slipcase. In other news, building with books is kind of fun. 😁

LeahBergen Clever! 👏🏻👏🏻 5y
Aimeesue @LeahBergen I come from a long line of McGuyver-like engineers. 😄 5y
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Aimeesue
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Whoohoooooo! Folio birthday mail!

BarbaraBB That looks amazing! 😍😍 5y
readinginthedark I can‘t look! 🙈 I want all of them!!! 5y
Aimeesue @readinginthedark I know! Litsy is DANGEROUS! 5y
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As per @Sarah83 ‘s request, here is my Folio collection. I only started collecting a month ago but am already at 12 volumes. 🙈 Way too much money spent. 😂 #sorrybutnotsorry #itwastotallyworthit #foliofreaks

Sarah83 😂😂😂😂 It's a lust... 😱 5y
rubyslippersreads @Sarah83 You are so right! 😂 5y
rubyslippersreads Lovely collection! 😍 5y
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DrexEdit Wow! 😍😍😍 5y
Itchyfeetreader These are so beautiful. 5y
LeahBergen 😍😍😍 5y
Mdargusch Great collection! 5y
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Aimeesue
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Uh oh. I‘m doomed, y‘all! Doomed! #foliofreaks #folio

Aimeesue My birthday‘s coming up, so I‘m thinking The Handmaid‘s Tale and … I can‘t decide. One more. Maybe two. We‘ll see how much the family luuuuuvs me. 😁 5y
LeahBergen Oh oh! 😆 5y
jillrhudy You are really over the top now! 5y
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Aimeesue @jillrhudy I know! Mike is happy about it, though, because he now has a whole slew of gifts to pick from for birthdays/ Christmas: Mother‘s Day. 😂 5y
Aimeesue My new strategy for acquiring Folios is: 1. Check Abe for used copies, then 2. Put the hard to find newish ones on my wish list. 😁 5y
jillrhudy Steve is that way about the Modern Library books—easy-peasy gift for all occasions! 5y
Aimeesue @jillrhudy Do you collect old ones or just the new? We got about seven in last years book sale. If you‘re ever looking for a particular one, I can keep an eye out! 5y
jillrhudy I collect one special kind—the Blumenthals. 5y
jillrhudy 1939-1967. 5y
Aimeesue @jillrhudy They come in different colors, yes? I know we had six or so of the MLS in blue linen bindings. I noticed because they were very nice. 5y
jillrhudy They have color bands on the spines. Like grey with a green band or red with a black band. 5y
Aimeesue @jillrhudy I will keep my eyes peeled. You never know! I mean, I found a signed Edward Gordy edition of TS Eliot‘s Old Possum‘s Book of Practical Cats. All kinds of stuff comes in. 5y
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Kalalalatja
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Not a big surprise, but I had to pick Folio Society for the #illustratededition prompt. The problem is, I just couldn‘t pick one! So here is a #shelfie of my read FS books and their lovely spines 😍

#MayLovesClassics #LitsyClassics

TrishB Beautiful 💜 5y
Sarah83 Of course a great choice 🙂 5y
SilversReviews Gorgeous photo. 5y
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CuriousG 😍😍😍 5y
ScientistSam Lovely! 5y
Aimeesue Omg, the Andrew Lang fairy books! I am so jealous! 5y
Reviewsbylola What a collection to envy. 😍😍😍 5y
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Sarah83
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Coming home from work and the first birthday parcel is waiting for me. 💝💙💚💛💜❣️ #foliofreaks @DeborahSmall

LeahBergen 😍😍 5y
Moray_Reads Oh, what wonders lie inside?! 5y
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Sarah83 @Moray_Reads as it is a birthday gift I have to wait for two weeks until I know it. 😂 5y
Moray_Reads Now that would definitely test my willpower! 5y
DeborahSmall Glad it arrived rest leaving tomorrow 5y
Sarah83 @Moray_Reads my too. I just hide it. 😂 5y
Sarah83 @DeborahSmall sounds great ❣️ 5y
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scripturient
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I may or may not just have placed another Folio Society order while I‘m still waiting for another one. You decide. 🙈🤣🤣 #foliofreaks #blameitonlitsy

Sarah83 That's not true... 😍😍😍 5y
saresmoore You‘re my hero! 5y
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Aimeesue
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Arrived home from a very long weekend to find beaucoup packages containing the (very cheap!) Folio Editions I'd ordered. SWOON #foliosociety #foliofreaks

LeahBergen Wow! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5y
rubyslippersreads 😍📚😍 5y
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laurieluna
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Mentioned the Folio Society offer of the free Summer Anthology that's on at the minute to my partner as he knows I've put myself on a book ban....this was his response. 😂😬 BURN.

DGRachel Ouch! 5y
laurieluna @DGRachel I know! I have resisted though. My birthday is in July so I'll just hold out hope for then...😂 x 5y
emilyhaldi Ha!! 😂 my husband would say the same thing 5y
riversong153 😹😹😹 5y
LeahBergen 😂😂 5y
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Sarah83
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Maybe I have ordered some birthday gifts?!? @DeborahSmall @scripturient 💖😍

scripturient 😳😍😍😍 5y
tpixie Happy Birthday 🎂🎁🎉 5y
Sarah83 @tpixie thank you. My birthday is next month. I only ordered birthday gifts for others. 😉 @scripturient maybe you receive another one?!? 5y
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tpixie Well you better fix that! You need to order birthday presents for yourself!! 5y
Sarah83 @tpixie don't worry, I order enough for myself. 😉 5y
tpixie Good!! 5y
scripturient 😍 But don‘t spend so much money on me, dear! 😘😘😘 5y
Sarah83 @scripturient why shouldn't I? 😂😉😘 5y
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Sarah83
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Still behind in the 'The folio book of days', but I really loved this one, so I had to share it. 😍💖

I think most of the Littens, who participate #janeaustenswap, think quite the same. @mabell @sprainedbrain

sprainedbrain It is a pity! Just think how many more books we might have to enjoy if she hadn‘t died so young. ❤️ 5y
LeahBergen 💕💕 5y
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Heideschrampf
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The post man just brought an early birthday present from @Sarah83 ! Thank you so much, you're such a sweetheart. Even the folio society box is pretty 😍 i can't wait to finally open it on sunday!!

Sarah83 You really get two folio boxes? 😉😍 5y
Heideschrampf @Sarah83 magic mirror :) 5y
Sarah83 Ahhhhhh. 😍 Looks great 😍 5y
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Sarah83
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My reorganized bookshelf #foliofreaks #bookshelfie #bookporn

Librariana It looks lovely! 5y
Lcsmcat 😮 5y
britt_brooke So pretty! 5y
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Kalalalatja 😍😍😍 5y
TrishB Lovely ❤️ 5y
Christine11 Gorgeous! 😊 5y
rockpools 😍 5y
Maike Beautiful! 😍 5y
CindyMyLifeIsLit That‘s a beautiful sight! I just wish I could read the titles! 5y
rubyslippersreads Beautiful! 😍📚😍 5y
LeahBergen Lovely! 💕💕 5y
Schnoebs Gorgeous!! 😍😍😍 5y
TricksyTails 😍♥️😍♥️ Beautiful! 5y
batsy 😍😍 5y
JazzFeathers 😍😍😍😍 5y
Sarah83 @CindyMyLifeIsLit which ones do you want to know? 😉 5y
Sarah83 @JazzFeathers thank you 😘 5y
jillrhudy DYING of jealousy 5y
Sarah83 @jillrhudy don't need to be. 😘 5y
TheBookKeeper I love Folios - yours is a beautiful shelf. I'm reading The Magic Mountain at the moment! 5y
Sarah83 @TheBookKeeper thank you. 😉 I still read magic mountain aswell. 😫 5y
MayJasper Such a thing of beauty 5y
Sarah83 @Wanderingwithwords here is the other one 😍💖 5y
Sophoclessweetheart OMG! What a beautiful collection! So pretty! X 5y
Sarah83 @Wanderingwithwords thank you. 😍 If you want to look at other people's collection, look here #foliofreaks . 5y
Sophoclessweetheart Thank you! 😍😉 5y
Sarah83 @Wanderingwithwords you're welcome. 🤗 5y
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Moray_Reads
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After my delivery of second-hand FS on Friday here are some brand-new editions delivered yesterday. #LittleRaskols I blame each and every one of you for Crime and Punishment! The volume in the middle is Diary of a Young Girl. #foliofreaks

TrishB Lovely ❤️ 5y
batsy Oh my 😍😍 5y
batsy Can't believe I didn't follow up with the crucial #LittleRaskols question: which translation is it? 🙃 5y
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Moray_Reads @batsy it's McDuff 😉 5y
batsy Nice 👍🏽 5y
GatheringBooks once i become a millionaire, i will buy all them folio titles. 5y
Eugeniavb Love “A room of my own”!! 5y
Moray_Reads @Eugeniavb me too, I think this is my 6th copy... 5y
elkeOriginal The Folio catalog said I can‘t get Diary in the US due to rights issues. That made me sad! Nice to see it in your library though! 5y
Moray_Reads @elkeo oh, how strange. If you'd like a copy you could have it sent to me and I'd be happy to post it on to you! 5y
elkeOriginal @Moray_Reads Don‘t tempt me! 🙈💸 5y
Moray_Reads @elkeo haha, well, the offer's open! 5y
elkeOriginal You‘re Awesome - I will keep it in mind! 5y
Moray_Reads @elkeo any time. It's a lovely edition 5y
LeahBergen @elkeo I‘ve seen copies of the Diary on Abebooks for around $20. That‘s strange! I bought mine (used) here in Canada. 5y
LeahBergen I just recently bought the other Folio edition of A Room of One‘s Own. I think you have that one, too, @Moray_Reads ? 5y
Moray_Reads @LeahBergen the one with the painting of Virginia Woolf on the front? Yes, I have that one too. Well caught on the second hand Diary, I hadn't realised it was a reprint rather than a new edition @elkeo 5y
LeahBergen And I‘m admiring that cover of C&P again. That illustration of Raskol is spot on. 👌🏼 5y
Moray_Reads @LeahBergen the illustrations are dark and lovely! 5y
Sarah83 Lovely editions 😍 5y
Kalalalatja 😍😍😍 5y
saresmoore These are my eyes turned to hearts 😍and these are my grabby hands 🤗! 5y
saresmoore Since I‘ve already given away one of my C&P copies, I think it‘s fully justified that I just popped over to AbeBooks to create a “want” for the FS edition. 😬 5y
Moray_Reads @saresmoore totally justified! Especially as it's McDuff's translation 5y
jillrhudy 😭 I can‘t afford to be one of the #FolioFreaks 5y
MayJasper Me neither @jillrhudy but I enjoy the photo close ups very much 😍 5y
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Three new editions for my collection. I ordered these from my favourite second-hand dealer at 1pm on Thursday and they arrived yesterday, now that's service! The titles are the Shooting Party by Anton Chekhov, A Month in the Country by AL Carr and the Owl Service by Alan Garner. The Owl Service is sold out on the FS website but this one was still shrink-wrapped ✊ (belated) #foliofriday

TrishB Lovely ❤️ 5y
rubyslippersreads 😍😍😍 5y
LeahBergen Oh, I SO want The Owl Service. 👏🏻👏🏻 5y
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Moray_Reads @LeahBergen If you don't already know www.ardis.co.uk I can't recommend them highly enough for second-hand copies. Great prices and lightning-fast service. Plus, once you've bought a few you get a 10% discount! 5y
LeahBergen @Moray_Reads Yes, they‘re great! I like how specific they are as to condition in their descriptions. I ordered a few Gaskells from them. 👍🏻 5y
Mdargusch Gorgeous! 5y
Sarah83 So gorgeous editions 😍 5y
CSeydel 😍🤤 5y
Kalalalatja Prettyprettypretty! 5y
the_artist Wow, they are the real deal. Beautiful cover illustrations. 5y
bnp Owl Service! Like that cover, & I also like Alan Garner. 5y
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Sarah83
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So the shelf is ready. 😍 Can you read the titles? @LeahBergen

Kalalalatja Very, very pretty! 5y
LeahBergen Yep! 😄 5y
SharonGoforth Love this!!!💕📚 5y
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