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Useless Magic
Useless Magic | Florence Welch
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MoonWitch94
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#BookMoods

June 17th: Music Related 🎶🎼🎵🎤✍️

I‘m a huge Florence + The Machine fan, so of course I had to own this beauty when it was published. It‘s a gorgeous little book. #UselessMagic #FlorenceWelch #June17th #MusicRelated

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 🎼 🎤 8mo
Eggs Lovely 🎼🤗👏🏻 8mo
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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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I've been a Flo+The Machine fan for ever!
And my new obsession with poetry made me wonder how one of my favourite singers would perform as a poet.

In the introduction Florence say that songs and poetry have bled together for her. And reading through these lyrics and poems you can definitely see how se makes poems into songs and songs into poetry...

I've especially enjoyed the photography and art that formed part of this collection.
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Enchanted_Bibliophile My only complaint is that there's more lyrics than poems; and let's be honest we can Google the lyrics. The poems were the true treasure 3y
MoonWitch94 @Enchanted_Bibliophile oh I totally agree with you! That was my one disappointment with this collect...I wanted less lyrics. But I loved it, nonetheless 3y
rachelm I love love her lyrics. I should check this out 3y
Enchanted_Bibliophile @MoonWitch94 Yes, even in my disappointment I also love every second of it 3y
Enchanted_Bibliophile @rachelm Definitely read this if you love her music! 3y
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sarahlandis
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“I guess I won‘t write poetry, I‘ll just stare at my phone for a fucking eternity” RELATABLE CONTENT

Florence Welch is a literal goddess and we don‘t deserve her.

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MoonWitch94
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These were all pretty solid ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ reads for me. I don‘t read poetry, but Useless Magic has changed my mind. #Booked2020 #Winter #littlefireseverywhere #wheretheforestmeetsthestars #womanontheedge #gardenonsunset #uselessnagic #ayeshaatlast

alisiakae 🎉🎉 3y
MoonWitch94 @4thhouseontheleft this is an ok way to post, right? I don‘t need to post each individually? 3y
Cinfhen This is perfect!!! Congrats on completing #Winter #Booked2020 ☃️🎉This is your “official” entry for #FirstQuarterDrawing 💕📚🥳 3y
MoonWitch94 @Cinfhen that you! 🥰💜📚🦋 3y
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CaliforniaCay
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Late post but happy to say I finished my 30th book of the year on New Years Eve. My goal was 50, but 30 isn't too bad. I didn't love this one as much as I thought I would, it was mostly lyrics and doodles, I was hoping for more poetry. But still a beautiful book, especially for fellow Florence fans. 💜

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
robinb Hi Cayla! I was wondering if you received a package from me recently? Just wanted to make sure it arrived safely. 😊 3y
CaliforniaCay @robinb Yes! It arrived safely and it was such a nice surprise thank you so much. I'm actually reading the book now 😁 3y
robinb @CaliforniaCay Great, I‘m so glad! Enjoy! 👍💕 3y
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faelinwolf
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Become a beacon
Keep that flame alive
The future is within -you-
It burns bright in your heart

raise your love
hold it high
let it shine for miles and miles

you are not alone

Megabooks Dawn, I love running into you here! You‘re a great person and Litten! 4y
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danimgill
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This was a gorgeous book, both in the physical sense and in terms of the content. It‘s a lyrics and poetry collection interspersed with artwork, photos, and handwritten notes. I definitely have a deeper appreciation for Florence + The Machine‘s music after this book and will have those albums on repeat for days 🎵

TrishB It‘s a lovely book 💜 4y
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danimgill
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I‘m really only a casual Florence + The Machine fan but I‘m enjoying this beautiful book of her lyrics, poetry, artwork, and handwritten notes.

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jazzigen95
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This book is so nice I almost had to keep it for myself! I'm sending it on a trip to Virginia for my friend who absolutely loves Florence and the Machines and Florence Welch. I hope it's everything my friend could want. (I'll have to settle for reading the Ebook version of it!)

Sarz It's beautiful 😍 4y
IndyHannaJones I love her 4y
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reclusivepigeon
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I have been a fan of Florence‘s music for about a decade now and she continues to amaze me with her word-smithing. Listening to her music is like looking at a Renaissance painting (I know I‘m coming across as rather ridiculous in this review, but it‘s true) and having those lyrics written down in a collection adds so much more depth to them. Everything is so raw and so real with her and I love it.

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Gryffleclaw95
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Florence Welch still captures my heart. I‘ve been a fan of Florence and the Machine since “Lungs” and was excited to get my hands on this book. Florence has a unique way of thinking about things and I enjoyed this snapshot of her world. I couldn‘t give this book a full 5 stars due to some grammar issues and some of the poems went over my head, but I still recommend this nonetheless.

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I love Florence ❤️

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Gryffleclaw95
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“Various Storms & Saints”

How Big How Blue How Beautiful

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tina_b.ooks
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If you are into #lyrics and #poetry, check out this new collection of texts by Florence Welch (singer of Florence + the Machine)!
It's beautiful in so many ways ❤

LoverofLit I love Florence and The Machines SO much! 4y
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TrishB
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#famous #poetrymatters
Last verse in a poem called ‘I Guess I won‘t Write Poetry‘, but I guess she did 😁

Melissa_J Hello. Do you have this book? If not I‘m adding to your package 4y
Melissa_J Which I obviously haven‘t mailed yet because I suck 🙄 4y
LazyDays Love this!👏 4y
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LazyDays I didn't know they had a book! I love them💓 4y
TrishB @Melissa_J no haven‘t read that one, thank you 💕 you have one on the way - I think I posted about 2 weeks ago so maybe another week or so! Mail when you can - sometimes it takes me weeks to get to a P.O.! (edited) 4y
TrishB @LazyDays it‘s a lovely looking book too 👍🏻 4y
Tanisha_A "Fuck I don't know"! That ended perfectly well! ? 4y
zezeki As a fan of Florence and the Machine I feel terrible for not knowing this exists. 4y
TrishB @zeljka it‘s a beautiful book 😁 4y
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linapearrrl
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Beautiful collection by my absolute favorite artist. ❤️

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Erin01
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loving this one so far 📖🎵

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britt_brooke
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“I make songs to tie people to me,
With a ribbon of fantasy around their necks
Such a beautiful bow
That I hold in my fist.
And will not let go.”

- from the poem American Mother

This was sort of a scrap book of lyrics, a few poems, notes, photographs, and artwork. It‘s worth checking out if you‘re a fan.

LazyDays I like this band , just found out about the book! 4y
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britt_brooke
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My husband makes the most delicious breakfast tacos. 🌤🌮🥓☕️📖 Hope everyone‘s having a grand Sunday so far!

#bookandbreakfast #yum

tammysue Looks yummy 😋 5y
Cathythoughts Yum 😋 5y
mcipher Oooh!! What is in them? They look awesome! 5y
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britt_brooke @mcipher Each is just a perfect over easy egg with a little salsa and bacon. So good! 5y
britt_brooke @Wife 🙌🏻😍 5y
RebelReader Yum! 😋 5y
LeahBergen Oh man! I want one! 5y
Mollyanna That looks very yummy! 5y
rather_be_reading stacked! and yummy 5y
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Erin01
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love picking up all the holds at the library 📚

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BarbaraBB Florence 💜 5y
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britt_brooke
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This beautiful book is reigniting my love for Florence + The Machine‘s music. “Lungs” is one of my favorite albums of all time, but I‘ve been a bad fan lately. So, I just ordered their last 2 CDs ... yes, I still listen to CDs. I can‘t be the only one, right? I blame my older vehicle.

PS. I‘m missing my dog so much. 😭 Today, my very sweet husband bought me flowers, encouraged me to escape to the tub for a while + brought me wine. 💕

Christine Love her music and bookishness! Look forward to hearing your review of this. (P.S. Had not realized you had to let your dog go already - sending wishes for comfort your way and so glad your husband is giving you a steady dose of it. ❤️) 5y
JenReadsAlot I'm sorry 😢 it's so hard... 5y
MallenNC I'm so sorry about your dog. I missed your post about that. It's hard, but there's some comfort in knowing you've done what was best for him. 5y
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britt_brooke @Christine He was not recovering from the surgery well and seemed miserable so we decided to let him go the next day. It was awful. The right thing, but so hard. 💔 5y
britt_brooke @JenReadsAlot Thank you 💚 5y
britt_brooke @MallenNC Thank you. 💚 It was hard, but the right thing for him. It‘s been a rough few days. Thank goodness for books (and Litsy). 5y
CoffeeBooksRepeat So sorry about your dog! P.S. I LOVE Florence. 💕 5y
vivastory Such a thoughtful husband! I'm really sorry about Sam. It's always tough to lose loved ones, furred or not. love Florence & The Machines. CDs are also my preferred music format. #90sforever 😁 5y
Reviewsbylola What a sweet husband. ❤️ this book looks really cool. 5y
rubyslippersreads I‘m glad your husband is taking such good care of you. ❤️ 5y
mrp27 ❤️❤️ 5y
britt_brooke @vivastory Thank you for the kind words, Scott. It‘s been a very tough week. 💚 Also, #90sforever is so on point it‘s not even funny. 😆 5y
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola I‘m a lucky lady. 💚 It‘s been such a rough week. 5y
britt_brooke @rubyslippersreads He‘s pretty much the best. 💚 5y
mrozzz 💜💜💜💜💜 Try to enjoy the music, wine, & reading time 5y
Kalalalatja Great husband you got there! Take care ❤️❤️ 5y
britt_brooke @mrozzz Thank you 💚 5y
britt_brooke @Kalalalatja Thank you - he‘s the best! 💚 5y
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CaliforniaCay
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One of my all time favorite bands, Florence and the Machine came out with a new cd recently and I've been listening to it on repeat! I love love love Florence. I love her so much I got one of my tattoos because of her. Even though I won't get around to reading it for a while, I'm happy to know she just recently put out a book of lyrics and poems 😍

TrishB Love her too 💕 hubby got me a signed copy of the book! 5y
TieDyeDude The first single, Hunger, is magnificent! I need to find time to sit with the rest of the album. I have a feeling it needs more attention than a casual listen. 5y
CaliforniaCay @TrishB you lucky duck 🦆What a great gift! 5y
CaliforniaCay @GoodForCirculation Hunger was my favorite at first...until I heard Big God and June and Grace. Every song is good really, I hope you get a chance to listen to the whole thing soon and 🤗 5y
saresmoore I didn‘t know about this! I‘m so excited now! 5y
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Geeklet
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Okay so, I‘m not really a poetry person. I‘m giving this a good mark because the book has all of her lyrics and cool pictures. She has a lot of little writings that are cool but I can‘t really read them. Also, she uses the wrong form of your/you‘re a lot and it‘s bothersome. It seriously broke my heart a little. But either way, if you like Florence + the Machine, you‘ll love this. If you don‘t, you‘ll probably hate it.

britt_brooke That‘s crazy about the your/you‘re. Where are the editors?? Yikes. I like her, though, and got my copy yesterday. 5y
Geeklet @britt_brooke It was from her own writings, like the pictures of scribbles in her own handwriting. I guess she had her own reasons for not altering the work before she printed it but it‘s distracting. It‘s still a very cool collection of quotes and lyrics. The book cover is also fuzzy!! (edited) 5y
britt_brooke @Geeklet Oh ok. That makes sense, but also kinda disappointing. Planning to read it soon. It‘s so beautiful. 💕 5y
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Geeklet
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Probably one of my favorite Florence lyrics.

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Geeklet
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Love this page. ❤️

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Geeklet
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Biscuit wishes this book was a dog treat instead. Gravy is in the back being mildly indifferent.

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TrishB
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#surpriselitsymail Hubby got me this one - I love Florence and it‘s signed 😁 A beautiful looking book.

DivineDiana I love her too! And think I must add this to my collection. Signed!!! 👏🏻❤️👏🏻 5y
Caroline2 Wowwwwwww I am soooo jealous!!!!! 😲 😍 5y
merelybookish She is amazing! This looks gorgeous. 5y
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MicheleinPhilly 😮 A+ husband! 5y
Geeklet I can‘t wait for my copy!! So jealous! 5y
Cathythoughts Looks beautiful ❤️ 5y
Cinfhen Awesome gift 💝 🎁 5y
TrishB @Cathythoughts @Cinfhen it‘s lovely 💕 5y
britt_brooke Ooh, good husband!! I got this yesterday. 💚 5y
TrishB @britt_brooke it‘s a lovely book isn‘t it 💕 5y
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