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The Years
The Years | Virginia Woolf
The Years is a 1937 novel by Virginia Woolf, the last she published in her lifetime. It traces the history of the genteel Pargiter family from the 1880s to the "present day" of the mid-1930s. Although spanning fifty years, the novel is not epic in scope, focusing instead on the small private details of the characters' lives. Except for the first, each section takes place on a single day of its titular year, and each year is defined by a particular moment in the cycle of seasons. At the beginning of each section, and sometimes as a transition within sections, Woolf describes the changing weather all over Britain, taking in both London and countryside as if in a bird's-eye view before focusing in on her characters. Although these descriptions move across the whole of England in single paragraphs, Woolf only rarely and briefly broadens her view to the world outside Britain (font: Wikipedia)
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sarahbarnes
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It felt so different to re-read this book as an adult. It was beautiful and sad and familiar and comforting; I savored it to the last line. Woolf can capture the emotions and experiences of life like no other writer. In this book she weaves together moments of the characters‘ everyday lives; we follow them as they grow up, make choices, have regrets, are happy and unhappy, fulfilled and unfulfilled. ❤️

Freespirit Lovely review! 8mo
merelybookish Well said! 🙂 7mo
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sarahbarnes
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This passage felt very appropriate as I read it today during the crazy snowstorm here. ❄️ #bombcyclone

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sarahbarnes
The Years | Virginia Woolf
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Happy Friday y‘all. 😁

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Izai.Amorim
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"His wife was dying; but she did not die. She was better today; would be worse tomorrow; a new nurse was coming; and so it went on.... One of these days - that was his euphemism for the time when his wife was dead - he would..."

Oh dear ? I'm really enjoying this one.

batsy Ha 😆 8mo
Tanisha_A Aha! Virginia! ♥️ 8mo
Suet624 Yup. And so it goes. I love this photo. 8mo
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Izai.Amorim @Suet624 Thanks. It‘s a wood plank at a lake,green water below. Looks very abstract, doesn‘t it? Greetings! 8mo
Suet624 Oh! I see now that it‘s water! It‘s lovely. Greetings to you as well. 😁 8mo
Aimeesue Great photo! 8mo
Izai.Amorim @Aimeesue Thanks! 👍 8mo
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merelybookish
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This late Woolf novel follows members of the Partiger family, jumping from 1880 to 1891 to 1907 and so on, ending around 1937. Along the way, people marry and die, there are big events and small. Always the feeling pervades that we are alone, and connection is elusive. The style and scope is less intimate than Woolf's other novels I've read. Overall, a thoughtful albeit melancholic exploration of time, change and purpose.
#myyearofreadingwoolf

merelybookish Not really about a #timewarp but time is close enough right? #musicalnewyear @Cinfhen @vivastory 10mo
Cinfhen Great review!! And that‘s a #timewarp 10mo
batsy I'll never get tired of looking at this cover! 10mo
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vivastory Are you reading all of Virginia Woolf this year? This sounds wonderful I 10mo
merelybookish @vivastory Yes, I'm going to try. I don't expect to read it all but will see how far I get. 10mo
vivastory If I was to spend a year reading only one author, Woolf would definitely be in my top 5 choices 10mo
merelybookish @vivastory I think it was a Litsy meme that planted the seed. If you could only read one writer for a year, who would it be ... Woolf was the obvious answer and then it made me think I'd like to try. 10mo
merelybookish @batsy I like these editions too. I've found a few at Goodwill. One upside/downside is there is no supplementary material. In a way, it removes some of the weight but it also means there's no easy way to learn more about the book. 10mo
batsy Ah, that's a bit of a bummer. I'm a supplementary material nerd, I must admit. It's why I adore the black Penguin Classics 😁 10mo
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JenniferP
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After finishing this novel, I‘ve now read all of Woolf‘s novels. This one follows two branches of the Pargiter family from 1880-1930. We see the characters age through a series of brief vignettes moving through the years. Woolf‘s writing is always atmospheric and intriguing, but I didn‘t find this as appealing as some of her other novels. #1001books #classics #virginiawoolf

BarbaraBB You‘ve read them all. Impressive. Which one does stand out for you? 1y
JenniferP @BarbaraBB my favorite was The Waves but I wouldn‘t recommend starting there. Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse were also excellent and I think the best place to start. Orlando is fun too but makes more sense when you understand it as a departure from her other works. 1y
BarbaraBB The Waves was my least favorite of the ones I read. Too abstract for me. The others you mention I kind of liked. But I have a lot more Woolf to read for the 1001 list... 1y
Liz_M I think one had to be in the right frame of mind for The Waves -- able to read it in long stretches and allow it to wash over you. I came to live Mrs. Dalloway because of The Hours. 1y
JenniferP @Liz_M agreed about the Waves. I actually didn‘t like The Hours even though I expected to. @BarbaraBB 1y
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Ddzmini
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See how my book case was when I first started dating my husband I loved it 😋 look at his handsomeness 😋📖📚 and that was before the beard 😝

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JenniferP
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My current reads - half way through each and loving both! #1001books

Emilymdxn I loved Pachinko too! 1y
BarbaraBB Hi Jennifer, are you Japaul from LT? 1y
JenniferP @BarbaraBB - yes I am! Just starting to check Litsy out. (edited) 1y
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BarbaraBB So nice, I hope you‘ll like it. I am Simone2 from LT! 1y
Liz_M 👋 Hi! 👋 I hope you enjoy Litsy ☺ 1y
JenniferP @BarbaraBB @Liz_M Hi to my fellow LT-ers! 1y
BarbaraBB @RidgewayGirl is here too! 1y
JenniferP @BarbaraBB thanks! Found her. 1y
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Kalalalatja
The Years | Virginia Woolf
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After spending a few days in lovely London in the company of the Pardiger family and Woolf, I must admit I feel a bit tired. I really don‘t get Woolf‘s style of writing, and she wasn‘t really impressed by me either. I struggled through this book, which is never a good feeling to have while reading, but I‘m now very happy to put an end to my stay in London and take the overnight ferry to France. Hopefully, I‘ll have more fun there! #BackpackEurope

TrishB Love the pic 👍🏻 1y
BarbaraBB Me too 😀😘 1y
erzascarletbookgasm 😁 great pic! 1y
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JazzFeathers I tried Woolf last year and couldn't get into her stile either. I feel sorry, because she's such an influence al author, l'd like to be able to appreciate her. But l also think she's one of those author you either love or hate, which is not as bad as it might sound. 1y
Kalalalatja @TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm @BarbaraBB Haha thank you! 😄😄 @JazzFeathers I agree. I tried her in a Danish translation this time, in the hopes of understanding it more, but that didn‘t help either. I‘m very close to being officially done with Woolf 😳 1y
BarbaraBB I feel the same about Woolf although her earlier work is more readable. You could try the tagged one, it‘s the only one I really liked so far 1y
Kalalalatja @BarbaraBB I read that last year, and I kinda hated it 😅 1y
BarbaraBB Haha really? I loved the chapter about the frozen Thames! 1y
Kalalalatja @BarbaraBB I like her descriptions as well, and I really wanted to be on the frozen thames! I just hate her characters and dialogues, they feel to incoherent for me 🤷‍♀️😄 1y
mabell Love this! 😂 1y
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Kalalalatja
The Years | Virginia Woolf
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I couldn‘t find any Pimm‘s but since champagne is the second drink of choice for the Henley Regatta, I think it works for #backpackEurope. I didn‘t have my book with me when we went to dinner, but we did have cause to celebrate, since I got my final grade today and I can officially call myself a psychologist. I‘m beyond happy and relieved, and so proud since I got the highest grade possible!

So not much reading but a lot of celebration today!

Mitch So happy for you. Congratulations 💘 1y
MicheleinPhilly YAY! Congrats! 🥂 Also, you‘re adorable! ☺️ 1y
squirrelbrain Yay! Congratulations, you certainly deserve that champagne! 🍾 🍾🍾 1y
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JSW WOOOOOOOO!!! What fantastic news!! 1y
llwheeler Congrats!! 1y
Crinoline_Laphroaig WOOT! WOOT! 🍾🍾🍾 1y
Eyelit Yay! 1y
JenP Congrats! Well deserved. And your two extra points are confirmed. You can add them to your score 1y
LiteraryinLititz Congratulations!! What a great accomplishment! 1y
Bookzombie Congratulations!!! 1y
Sarah83 Congrats 💖 1y
Redwritinghood 🎉🎉 Congratulations! 1y
BooksForEmpathy Awesome!!! 1y
hilded Congrats!! 🎉🍹 1y
Ddzmini Congratulations 🎊🎈🎉🍾 1y
tjwill Congratulations! 🎉 1y
Lcsmcat Congratulations! 1y
Cathythoughts Congratulations & you look lovely 💕 1y
BarbaraBB You look so happy 💕And you can be so proud that you did this and with such grades! Enjoy the holidays and cheers 🥂to a career as psychologist 😘 1y
Wife Congratulations!🌹 1y
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Reggie Congratulations!!! 1y
CoffeeAndABook Hey - Congratulations 🎉🍾🎊🎈Well done - not easy!! ✅ ✅ ✅ I know what I‘m talking about 😉 Cheers from a fellow psychologist 🥂 1y
MellieAntoinette Congratulations! That‘s so exciting! And top marks too! 1y
julesG Congratulations! That was fast, you barely handed in your thesis. 1y
Dolly How awesome is that! 🍾👏 1y
JennyM Congratulations. Such a lovely photo of you. Enjoy your hols xxx 1y
ephemeralwaltz Congratulations!! 🎉🎉🎉 Well done and well deserved! Enjoy 🥂🥂 1y
Cspen113 Congratulations!! 1y
mabell Congrats!! And the restaurant looks lovely 😍 1y
Jas16 Congratulations!🎉🍾🙌🏽 1y
readordierachel Congratulations! That's awesome! 1y
KellyHunsakerReads Congrats!!! 1y
KirstieE Congrats !!! 🎉🌸 1y
erzascarletbookgasm That‘s fantastic news, Katja! Congratulations! 🍾🎉💕 1y
batsy That's wonderful!! ❤️ Congratulations! 🎉🎉💐 1y
LeahBergen Yay!! Congratulations! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
Simona 👏👏👏Congratulations 🥂🍾 1y
Kalalalatja @JenP thank you! And I‘ll be sure to add them 👍 @BarbaraBB thank you lovely 💕 I have been smiling ever since I got the news! @KateFulfordAuthor I‘ll be sure to check it out 😊 @CoffeeAndABook thank you! And it has definitely been a frustrating time, but now I‘m just so happy to ser the end of it! 👏🎉 @julesG thank you! And I know, I didn‘t expect to get my grade until August! @mabell thanks! And it was such a lovely meal 👌 1y
Sace Congrats! 🎉👏🎉👏🎉 1y
tammysue Congratulations!!! 🎉🥂 1y
mrp27 Awesome, congrats on your achievement! 1y
ferskner Tillykke tillykke tillykke! 1y
Moray_Reads Congratulations! Champagne most definitely deserved 1y
vivastory I just saw this. Congratulations!! 👏👍🎉🤘🍾 1y
Kalalalatja @RestlessFickleBookHoarder @whatshesreadingnow @mrp27 @Moray_Reads @vivastory thank you all! I still can‘t wrap my head around it 😄 @ferskner tak tak tak! 🎉😄 1y
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Kalalalatja
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1. Denmark 🇩🇰
2. Flying to Heathrow and starting with Virginia Woolf‘s “The Years”.
3. I don‘t really know yet! I have sorta planned my trip, but I plan on finalizing it on Wednesday, as a way to celebrate handing in my thesis TOMORROW (!!!!!). But you can count on me hiking all over the place 🏃‍♀️
4. My backpack is filled with my first two reads, which I‘ll take with me to Crete on Friday 🏝
5. I‘ll be right here on Litsy

#BackpackEurope

JenP Awesome! I too have not planned anything except my first stop -england 1y
julesG Best of luck with your thesis! You've managed a huge milestone there. 1y
JenP And yes, good luck with your thesis! 1y
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Kalalalatja @julesG @JenP thank you! I‘m beginning to feel the relief and energy setting in 😅 after tomorrow, I just have to wait till I get my grade in August, and then I‘m a psychologist! 👏👏 1y
Itchyfeetreader Congratulations on completing your thesis! 1y
Lmstraubie Have a fantastic time! Congratulations on finishing your thesis 👏👏👏 1y
ferskner Congratulations!!!! 1y
JenP @Kalalalatja woo hoo! Welcome to the club fellow psychologist!! 1y
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Kalalalatja
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My #BookishMountain is a stack of chunksters and classics that I plan to read after handing in my thesis and while being unemployed. I have to get out of bed for something, right 😉

#ReadingResolutions

britt_brooke Your place looks so comfy and lovely. 😍 1y
Moray_Reads Phew, that looks challenging and amazing! 1y
DannyHattan No, stay in bed and read 😊 1y
Kalalalatja @britt_brooke thank you! That chair in the corner is my favourite place in the apartment 👌 @Moray_Reads I know, I‘m kinda excited about it, but also a bit scared 😄 @Dannyhattan that might happen a once or twice 😉 1y
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merelybookish
The Years | Virginia Woolf
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My Y pick for #litsyclassicsAtoZ. (It's still TBR.) According to the back cover "its principal theme is #time."
#maylovesclassics @sarah83 @Bambolina_81

LeahBergen Cool cover! 1y
Moray_Reads Love the cover. I haven't read this one yet I but chose Woolf for this tag too 😊 1y
merelybookish @LeahBergen @Moray_Reads I have a few of these editions of Woolf. I like their cover art too. 1y
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Leftcoastzen
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#female #litsyclassics #maylovesclassics A sweet reunion for me this weekend. Some of my Virginia Woolf books were in storage for YEARS .20th century classics for sure.

rather_be_reading i just watched the movie "The Hours" last nite 2y
LeahBergen 😍😍😍 2y
youneverarrived 😍😍 I nearly chose her for this prompt too! 2y
Leftcoastzen @rather_be_reading I need to watch that again. 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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I have been slowly savouring the beautiful language of this book over the last month or two for #LitsyClassics. It is one that will sit in my mind for some time to come.

1937 review from the New York Times: https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/books/97/06/08/reviews/woolf-years.h...

(I wish the edition pictured was mine, but alas I read it on my Kobo)

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TheKidUpstairs
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1. We started our Easter long weekend with a hike on a friend's property. It was a beautiful day to get outside!

2. The tagged book is my only current read. I'm so used to having two or three on the go, it's weird!

3. #FriYAYintro

@jesshowbooks

MinDea Lovely! 2y
britt_brooke So nice!! 2y
blondie Sounds like such a fun time :) 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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"The sky spread like a grey goose's wing from which feathers were falling all over England."

Emilymdxn This is so beautiful 2y
TheKidUpstairs @Emilymdxn This is my first Woolf, so many beautiful passages. Especially the openings of the chapters/years. Her descriptions of the land and the weather are breathtaking! 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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Two of my current reads. Both chockablock with #beautifulwriting. It feels luxurious.

#ReadingResolutions @Jess7

ephemeralwaltz 😍😍 2y
thereadingowlvina I loved The Good People! ❤ 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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1. Going to the zoo with a friend and her little dude tomorrow, family birthdays with my husband's family on Sunday.
2. 5'3.5" (Yes, that .5 is important!)
3. Almost 4 years. Love my quirky old house and my lovely small town!
4. Monty Python Speaks, and The Years (#LitsyClassics)
5. ☝️?

#FriYAYintro @jesshowbooks

Jess7 Bahaha. I‘m 5‘5” and a 1/2. Sometimes I round up, sometimes I round down. I‘m pretty sure I rounded up on my license. 🤗🤗 2y
Billypar I think I'm same exact height and I definitely round up 😄 2y
bentchbites @Jess7 i do this too. Sometimes i‘m 5‘6” sometimes 5‘5”. I got long legs in proportion to my torso so people think im taller. Haha 2y
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AlaMich It‘s even more important when you‘re only 5‘1” .5!! 😂 2y
Jess7 @bentchbites My torso is longer in proportion to my legs - but I think the reason I sometimes get mistaken for being taller is because of my long lanky arms. They have always been slender and give me a 5‘8” wing span lol - it was worse when I was younger and a lot skinnier - I was always mistaken for being really tall until someone stood beside me and then was like ohhh wait you‘re kind of short lol (edited) 2y
Jess7 Haha @AlaMich - I have girl friends who I‘m not sure are really 5‘0” even but they always claim to be 5‘2” and I have girl friends that are 6‘0” and claim to be 5‘11”. Then I have guy friends that are really 5‘11” and say they‘re 6‘0” - i remember being young and having a growth spurt in 5th grade reaching 5‘4” and being so insecure about being “tall” for my age. Little did I know I would only grow an inch more the rest of my life lol. 2y
Librariana I'm 5'0 and three-quarters so I Hear Ya! 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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#currentlyreading
The Years is for #LitsyClassics
Monty Python Speaks is a loan from one of my regulars at the brewery
A Study in Charlotte is just for me 😁 I'm loving the homage to Nancy Drew that's happening with the cover.

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batsy
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Wee #bookhaul 🤗 Woolf's The Years for #litsyclassics. Wizard of Earthsea is for the series buddy read organised by @2BR02B but none of the others seem to to be available in local shops and ordering internationally can sometimes take forever 🙄 Will probably resort to ebooks for the rest. Left Hand of Darkness because it seems to be one of the most recommended books if you're new to Le Guin, like I am.

rubyslippersreads 😍📚😍 2y
LeahBergen Lovely! 2y
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Leniverse The Wizard of Earthsea has been one of my favourite books since I was 10 or 12 or however old I was the first time I read it. 2y
batsy @Leniverse I can't wait! 2y
rohit-sawant Awesome! 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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Slight ebook buying binge! Three for #LitsyClassics (Soseki, Dostoyevsky, Woolf); three for #LitsyPassport (Brú, Kivirähk, Gurnah); and two just because (Sinclair and Dimaline)
#bookhaul (excuse the horrible picture)

merelybookish I'm curious about the Marrow Thieves. 2y
KraftDinner @merelybookish I just finished reading it and I thought it was really good. 2y
Godmotherx5 I hope you like Homegoing. 2y
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Earlene Homegoing is beautiful 2y
TheKidUpstairs @Godmotherx5 @Earlene it's my current eread. Loving it so far! 2y
TheKidUpstairs @merelybookish I've heard great things. Will let you know how it is once I've read it! 2y
merelybookish @KraftDinner Your username is excellent! 🇨🇦 I live in the US but grew up in Canada. We were just there for Xmas and my husband and I admired the new KD box. 😀 2y
KraftDinner @merelybookish thanks! It‘s a long story, but a friend of mine had the initials growing up and I called her kraft dinner all the time. It drove her nuts, but when I got married I got the same ones. 😆 2y
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Sarah83
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merelybookish I added this late to my form for Y. 2y
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Kalalalatja
The Years | Virginia Woolf
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I love #bare hardbacks with details like these hiding underneath the dustjacket. Can you guess which books are shown here? 📚

#UncannyOctober

erzascarletbookgasm I think I know the last one, the rest, no idea. They are lovely, though 💗 2y
rubyslippersreads I don't know, but I'm very curious about that mermaid book! 2y
Sydsavvy ❤️ 2y
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BarbaraBB I don‘t recognize any of them but they are beautiful! 2y
ReadingRover I tried to figure it out but for me 10:30 is still early for a Sunday. Lol. I thought maybe the red one with the clock could be Alice in Wonderland or a retelling. Then I saw the clock had too many numbers! You‘ve peaked my interest. Now I need to know. 🤔 (edited) 2y
Kalalalatja @erzascarletbookgasm @BarbaraBB @ReadingRover I won't keep the secret any longer 😄 from clockwise it starts with the tagged book, then The Night Circus, The Gracekeepers, The Book of Strange New Things, The Lie Tree and lastly, Caraval 👍 @rubyslippersreads the mermaid book is so worth a read! 2y
ReadingRover @Kalalalatja I‘ve read the Night Circus and I own The Lie Tree. I can‘t wait to read The Gracekeepers. I‘ve been eyeing it for a while and have heard such great things. I‘ve also got Caraval on my list. I haven‘t heard of the other 2 but I‘ll check them out. 2y
BarbaraBB The book of strange new things! Of course! 2y
RealLifeReading Great post! 2y
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Kalalalatja
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I won this BEAUTIFUL Danish translation of Wolff's "The Years". I didn't love "Orlando", but with an edition this beautiful, I'm willing to give Wolff another try ?

#bookmail

Eugeniavb Haven't read The years, but The waves is amazing although not an easy read. A room of her own and The hours too. 2y
DivineDiana 👏🏻📚👏🏻 It is beautiful! 📚 2y
2BR02B Great cover. Love the minimalist color scheme. 2y
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Suet624 No way!! Beautiful cover! 2y
emilyhaldi Gorgeous!! 😍 2y
Kalalalatja @Eugeniavb if I like this, I might be more willing to try some of her other books 👍 2y
Kalalalatja @DivineDiana @2BR02B @Suet624 @emilyhaldi Danish publishing at its finest! 👌👌 2y
emtobiasz I remember The Years being one of her most approachable books-- the writing isn't quite as stream-of-consciousness-y. Enjoy! (edited) 2y
Kalalalatja @emtobiasz That's good to know! 2y
minkyb It really is a beauty! 2y
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Moray_Reads
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These are more #fivestarhopefuls than #fivestarpredictions for @JazzFeathers and @vivastory. It's so hard to tell but I do have high hopes for these. The top two are The Years and The Waves by Virginia Woolf. And I've totally lost track of who has done this challenge so if you see this and you haven't five it yet, consider yourselves tagged, my friends!

vivastory I keep seeing Alias, Grace for this tag. Excellent stack! 2y
merelybookish I have an Ali Smith on my stack too! 2y
JazzFeathers Fantastic! Sadly, l've recently tried to read Virginia Woolf, but it didn't work at all for me 😶 2y
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Moray_Reads @vivastory this library copy has been on my desk for a couple of weeks and I only just found out it's being made into a TV series! 2y
Moray_Reads @JazzFeathers if you don't get on with her duction it's still worth trying her non-fiction, it's a very different voice and style. I recommend A Room of One's Own 2y
LeahBergen The Glass Town Game looks so good. 2y
batsy I say this to everyone who wants to read Alias Grace, but I have to say it again: it's so good! 😁 2y
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LauraBrook
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Here are the two covers, @batsy ! I bought the one on the left first, and then forgot about it when I saw the one on the right a couple of days later. (Also, this is what happens when I don't update my LibraryThing account right away.)

I mean, I couldn't just let one go now! They're so different and equally pleasing to look at! #booknerdrationalizations #whyimbroke #pileseverywhere

EvieBee I agree! Very nice and so different! 2y
rubyslippersreads ❤️ them both! 2y
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Louise Love your hashtags! 😂 2y
BarbaraJean 😂🤣I've mostly managed to avoid doing this with my own library, but I keep doing it to a friend. And it's not just that she already owns the book, it's that I literally gave her the book as a gift, then completely forgot about it and bought her a second copy. I've done this with more than one book with this same friend. 😜 2y
batsy Love your tags 😂 They're both pretty and the one on the right is just perfect! 2y
LauraBrook @Lacythebookworm @Louise They were so necessary! I'm a fan of a good hashtag. 2y
LauraBrook @BarbaraJean How funny that you wrote this - I just bought a book for a friend, and now I'm worried that I already bought it for her! 😱😆 2y
LauraBrook @batsy Thanks! I love the one on the right, and the one on the left is pretty great too! Would love a print of that photo, actually. #googletotherescue 2y
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beckygracelea
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#Riotgrams Day 11: #FreeLittleLibrary Had a wander up to this phone box, which is now a community book exchange, this morning. Picked up The Years, The Rotters' Club, and a collection of Jhumpa Lahiri's short stories.

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halfdesertedstreets
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Currently reading.

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The Years | Virginia Woolf
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My 2016, according to Goodreads. (I'm 2or3things on GR.) I had set some reading-related goals for myself--write short reviews for everything I read, finally read the Hermione Lee bio of Virginia Woolf--that I didn't quite achieve, but I did manage to read more nonfiction than is typical for me, so that's something. 81 of the 102 books I read were written by women; I need to read more by writers of color. That's my reading resolution for 2017.

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The Years | Virginia Woolf
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Weeding was never really done in my library before I took over. This is one of several books I've found that were first circulated in the 1930's.

Stephanie-Anne Wow! I love this... 3y
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Jessicav As a fellow librarian, that gives me SUCH anxiety. 3y
Megabooks Gorgeous! 3y
NHLibrarian @Jessicav Yup! We're making progress, but there are days I have to actively not think about how full the shelves are... 3y
Branwen That is just absolutely gorgeous! :-) 3y
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