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Greenery Street
Greenery Street | Denis George Mackail
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julieclair
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Just so sweet. A young couple in their first year of marriage, “adulting” 1920s style. Watching their pennies (have to have enough to pay their cook and housekeeper 😂), learning to handle disputes, navigating the ups and downs of daily living, and facing everything together with love and tenderness . A portrait of the first year of what will almost certainly be a happy marriage.

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Tamra 😅 😉 I would volunteer to watch my pennies to pay for domestic staff. 4w
jlhammar Definitely see a happy marriage for those two. Wonderful review! 4w
Aimeesue What a lovely floral background! 4w
LeahBergen Lovely review. And I totally foresee a happily ever after for them! 4w
CarolynM Lovely review❤️ 3w
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quietjenn
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A rather sweet, happy book, about a young couple's engagement and first year, as they settle into marriage and domesticity. There are challenges and some exasperation along the way, but ultimately there's just so much warmth here. Quite lovely and charming.

#PersephoneClub

Tamra I feel like this is a great spring & summer read! 💛💚 4w
jlhammar Lovely floral pattern 🌸 Yes, so much warmth - great way to describe it! 4w
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quietjenn FYI: the most recent house listing I found for Walpole Street. Just five million plus pounds, but the patio is already paved 😅 https://www.rightmove.co.uk/house-prices/details/england-129722033-19311835?s=26... 4w
willaful Ooo, Vera Bradley! I have so many items in that pattern. 😂 4w
Tamra @quietjenn whew 😅 4w
LeahBergen Thank God it‘s paved. 😆 4w
Cathythoughts Yes , warmth is the word 👍🏻🥰 and the house is only five million plus … a steal 😂 4w
CarolynM Well if the paving‘s already done, that‘s quite a saving🤣 Nice review. 4w
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jlhammar
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Delightful read! Sweet, charming, funny. Though a different time and place, it reminded me a bit of the play/movie Barefoot in the Park.

#PersephoneClub

willaful Yes! 4w
LeahBergen I‘ve never seen Barefoot the Park. I must rectify that! 4w
quietjenn Great comparison! I loved that movie when I was younger and should probably watch it again. 4w
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CarolynM
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So sweet and charming. It evoked memories of my newlywed days, although I don‘t think I was ever quite such a goose as Felicity or my husband as ineffectual as Ian, and of our first house where we were very happily childless for a lot longer than the first year! But I can‘t imagine how we managed without a cook and a maid🤣🤣🤣

#PersephoneClub

Centique So difficult! We‘ll just have to have a local woman in a few mornings a week to do for us 😂😂 1mo
Tamra How did/do we manage?? 😅 I was thinking the same thing. Though I also don‘t relish the idea of managing “staff” either. 1mo
LeahBergen And we didn‘t have an allowance from my father, either. How did we survive?? 😆 Lovely review! 1mo
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Cathythoughts Great review ❤️ How did we ever do it 😳😂 1mo
willaful The image that best sums up my husband and I is from an underground comic in which someone exclaims, “At last! Someone as wishy-washy as I am!“ 😂 So I definitely related. (edited) 1mo
quietjenn Modern life is so hard! At least you never had to worry about the servants drinking all your whiskey. 4w
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Cathythoughts
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There is something so lovely about this house on Greenery Street and
the endearing young couple and their adventures in their first year of marriage. It‘s left me with a warm feeling, and brought up memories of different houses I‘ve lived in over the years. Another soothing Persephone read. ♥️♥️♥️ #Persephoneclub

Tamra Soothing - perfect descriptor. 😊 Somehow you just know all will be well. 1mo
Cathythoughts @Tamra Yes! All will be well, that‘s such a good feeling ♥️ 1mo
andrew61 Yes I look fondly on our first house Cathy and as our clutter expands exponentially frequently wish we were back there now the girls are slowly drifting to independence. 1mo
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Aimeesue Soothing is right! It‘s such a warm book.💙 1mo
LeahBergen Ahh, what a lovely photo to go with your review! It made me very nostalgic for our first old house. 🥰 1mo
quietjenn Same! 4w
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andrew61
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A gentle story of a young couple moving into the 1st married home. Felicity + Ian navigate the minor bumps in early life in their 'small' home (worth a look at Walpole St on which it's based!). I was happily esconsed in the small dramas so loved to finale abt Daphne.
@LeahBergen @Cathythoughts @rubyslippersreads @quietjenn @Tamra @CarolynM @sisilia @Caryl @daena @elkeOriginal @Gissy @Aimeesue @Bookbuyingaddict @julieclair @willaful #persephoneclub

Tamra “Small” in quotations is right! Doesn‘t sound small to me if you have room for domestic help. I read in a blog online #23 has been divided into units. 1mo
Cathythoughts Yes I‘d say not that ‘small‘ 😂 A gentle story 👍🏻 1mo
LeahBergen I actually Googled real estate on Walpole (Greenery) Street and would be very pleased to live there even at this “advanced“ point in our marriage. 😆 1mo
quietjenn Small dramas in not-actually-small homes. Lovely! 4w
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Aimeesue
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LeahBergen I‘m going to start using the “bout of influenza” excuse myself! 😆 1mo
willaful I loved this part! 1mo
Cathythoughts Sounds good 👍🏻🥰 1mo
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willaful I even more loved the part later when Felicity was terribly worried that her father had influenza, because he never got sick except on purpose. 🤣 1mo
Aimeesue @LeahBergen 😂😂😂 1mo
Aimeesue @willaful Yes! 😂 1mo
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willaful
Greenery Street | Denis George Mackail
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LeahBergen 😆😆 1mo
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Bookbuyingaddict
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#persephonebookclub just starting this one ; with a hot chocolate ☕️ under a snuggly blanket and it‘s June !!!! 😱

Tamra This is the perfect novel for it! It‘s been cool & damp here too. I‘m ready for summer. 1mo
Cupcake12 I can‘t believe the weather here either. I put my patio furniture set last week and haven‘t sat outside once 🐾 1mo
Cathythoughts I hope you enjoy it. I havnt really got to it yet ♥️ 1mo
BarbaraBB It‘s hot chocolate weather here too! 1mo
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Tamra
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A novel of its time certainly, but it evokes a bittersweet nostalgia of early adulting & marriage. There are bits of insight and snort worthy humor that I can now appreciate having passed through that window.

I LOVED the first chapter! So relatable, except we spent 16 years (on a 5 year plan) in our first family home. 😂 I still miss it and wistfully drive by occasionally. #Persephoneclub

dabbe Adorable bookmark; is it made of felt? 🤩🤩🤩 1mo
Tamra @dabbe it is fabric. 😁 I bought two recently at an Indie bookstore. I love it when stores offer locally made goods. 1mo
dabbe @Tamra 😀🤩🤗 1mo
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Tamra Lots of unrecognized privilege happening in it! 😏 1mo
LeahBergen We spent four years in our first house and I still drive by it, too. I also dream about it all the time! 😆 1mo
Tamra @LeahBergen yes! Couldn‘t you step right back in and it wouldn‘t feel like you ever left? We spent so long because we debated forever on the merits of remodeling to accommodate us, but it would have been a money & stress drain. It was a circa 1900 house. (edited) 1mo
Cathythoughts Great review. The houses we live in hold so many memories ♥️ haunting. 1mo
jlhammar Cute bookmark! Hoping to start soon. 1mo
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LeahBergen
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This was a charming and wryly witty story of a couple‘s first year of marriage and their first home. The author drew from memories of his own idyllic first year of marriage on “Greenery Street” (Walpole Street in London) and it made me so nostalgic for my first house after marriage. And just like the Greenery Street houses, we bought our old house from owners who were expecting their second child and needed to size up. 😆

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Tamra Exactly - so spot on! 😊 1mo
BarbaraBB Great review. Such a lovely book. 1mo
CarolynM Lovely😍 I‘ve only read the first 50 pages but I‘m enjoying it a lot already. 1mo
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Cathythoughts Lovely review Leah ♥️ I‘ve only read 2 pages. I‘m still reading my IRL Bookclub book. There‘s something about that first house that pulls at the heartstrings ♥️ I‘m so looking forward to it. X 1mo
Cathythoughts Gorgeous picture! Look at those books 🥰 1mo
LeahBergen @Tamra I can see why Persephone Books recommends it as a newlywed gift! It has such a cheery outlook on young marriage. 1mo
LeahBergen @BarbaraBB I remember that you enjoyed this one! 1mo
LeahBergen @CarolynM It‘s a sweet little book! 1mo
LeahBergen @Cathythoughts Thanks, Cathy! How are you enjoying your bookclub book? 1mo
Cathythoughts I‘m enjoying it. Lady Tans Circle of Women. You did say you enjoyed others of hers. Yes, nearly finished it now , very good 👍🏻 (edited) 1mo
LeahBergen @Cathythoughts I‘m looking forward to hearing what your bookclub thinks! 1mo
Cathythoughts We meet this coming Friday night. I‘ll let you know ❤️ 1mo
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Tamra
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“This, said Felicity obstinately, is a man‘s job. Anyone will tell you that it‘s the husband‘s affair when one of the servants gets drunk.”

🤭😜I nearly spit out my coffee. #Persephoneclub

Leftcoastzen 👏😂 1mo
LeahBergen 😆😆 1mo
CarolynM 🤣🤣 1mo
Cathythoughts Love this ♥️😂 1mo
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Tamra
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Sharing some “balcony” time with Felicity this morning. She has an Ajax and I have a Cooper, both the most best & lovely dogs on their streets. 😂 #Persephoneclub

everlocalwest A prime reading locale and a lovely reading buddy! 💙📚 1mo
LeahBergen Your balcony is much larger than Felicity‘s 😆 1mo
Tamra @LeahBergen 😆 That was a funny scene when Ian was only half on the balcony. 1mo
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Tamra @everlocalwest nosey Nate buddy. 😉 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 😍 1mo
Cathythoughts Lovely picture. No snow in sight 😆❤️ 1mo
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willaful

“In the course of three years he had learnt enough to be able to do nearly all the work of the man immediately above him, and to make the man immediately below him do almost all the work that he was supposed to do himself. This system is known as 'efficient coordination,' and carried to its logical conclusion implies that the head of the firm does no work at all, and that the junior office boy is ultimately responsible for everything.“

CarolynM 🤣 1mo
Tamra There are so many quotable lines in this one! 1mo
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willaful

Just the sort of dryly witty #BritLit I love, so far.

#PersephoneClub

LeahBergen I‘m enjoying it, too! 1mo
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LitsyEvents
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repost for @LeahBergen

It‘s now June so that means it‘s time for one of our #PersephoneClub reads!

@quietjenn ‘s pick for us this month is Greenery Street by Denis Mackail. This is a casual buddy read; read and comment on each other‘s posts and reviews as you see them. We usually aim to finish by the middle of the month but that‘s not written in stone. 😉 And anyone is welcome to read along with us, of course!

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Cathythoughts
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Greenery Street #PersephoneClub
I won‘t be reading it for a week or so yet. But it‘s down from the shelf and on my little pile. 👍🏻💚

Soubhiville Lovely photo! 2mo
Cathythoughts @Soubhiville Thankyou, it‘s the first nice weekend of sunny weather we‘ve had so far. Loving it 🥰 ☀️ ☀️ 2mo
Tamra Gorgeous! 💚💛💜💙 2mo
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Cathythoughts @Tamra Thanks X. Rare sunny days ! Looking forward to this book #Persephoneclub ❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen It‘s finally a nice day here, too. Enjoy! 😘 2mo
Cathythoughts @LeahBergen Oh good. ☀️ ☀️☀️ 😘 2mo
youneverarrived I really liked this, hopefully you do too 💛 2mo
Cathythoughts @youneverarrived Thanks Katie ♥️ 2mo
CarolynM Beautiful photo😍 2mo
Cathythoughts @CarolynM Thanks Carolyn, our little garden has gone wild in the sun 😆 2mo
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LeahBergen
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It‘s now June so that means it‘s time for one of our #PersephoneClub reads!

@quietjenn ‘s pick for us this month is Greenery Street by Denis Mackail. This is a casual buddy read; read and comment on each other‘s posts and reviews as you see them. We usually aim to finish by the middle of the month but that‘s not written in stone. 😉 And anyone is welcome to read along with us, of course!

Tamra Another I‘m looking forward to this month! 👏🏾 2mo
daena Looking forward to it! 2mo
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jlhammar Planning to start next weekend! 2mo
BarbaraBB I enjoyed this one. 2mo
quietjenn Just got it off of the shelf 🙂 2mo
CarolynM I‘ll be getting started very soon 2mo
rubyslippersreads Looking forward to this, but I can‘t believe it‘s June already. 2mo
elkeOriginal This has been on my TBR for ages. Pulling it off the shelf! 2mo
Cathythoughts Thanks Leah ! As soon as I finish my present book I‘ll start. Looking forward to it. ❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen @BarbaraBB Good to hear! 👍 2mo
Bookbuyingaddict @LeahBergen thank you 🥰 I bought my copy in the Persephone shop in Bath a few weeks ago , my best friend now lives there so il be popping down there lots with the doggies . Il be starting by the end of next week just have a few others to do first for various clubs 😀too little time too many books 📚😆😘xxx 2mo
julieclair This one has been hard to find, but I finally tracked down an e-book copy on WorldCat. Yay! 2mo
LeahBergen @Bookbuyingaddict How lucky you are to be able to pop down to Bath! 🥰 2mo
LeahBergen @julieclair Oh, I‘m glad you found it! 👏 2mo
Caryl I think this is one of the first books I ever purchased from Persephone. It‘s been sitting on my shelf, patiently waiting for me; I‘m so happy to finally be getting to it this month! 1mo
LeahBergen @Caryl I‘ve had it waiting on my shelves for ages, too! 1mo
willaful I've been researching and have found both Greenery Street and Tales from Greenery Street via Google books -- Tales has the original story and also additional content. Does the Persephone edition contain only the original? There's also a sequel which sadly seems impossible to find. :-( 1mo
LeahBergen @willaful I was looking up those titles, too! I found some old copies of Tales available online but not Ian and Felicity (the sequel). It seems to me that Persephone‘s Greenery Street is just the original and doesn‘t have these extra stories. 1mo
willaful Okay, will keep in mind when I comment. Pretty sure I'm going to read it all. 😁 I love it so far. 1mo
LeahBergen @Teresereading Here‘s our latest! Follow the hashtag if you‘d like to catch up with the comments and reviews. 😊 1mo
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BarbaraBB
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This is a cute book about Greenery Street, a lovely street with small houses, perfectly suited for newlyweds. Felicity and Ian do move there and we follow them through their first year of marriage. Set in the early 20th century it feels very old-fashioned but that‘s exactly the charm of the book. A light pick.

#192025 #1925 #Persephone

Librarybelle As always, love your photo! 9mo
LeahBergen I‘m sure I‘m going to enjoy this one! 9mo
Megabooks Last trip to the beach house before winter? 😘 9mo
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BarbaraBB @Librarybelle Thank you! 9mo
BarbaraBB @LeahBergen I think so too! #menopausecozy 😂😂 9mo
BarbaraBB @Megabooks we don‘t close it up so maybe we‘ll go in winter as well, it‘s quite cozy 😘 9mo
LeahBergen @BarbaraBB 😆😆 9mo
Suet624 In a few weeks I‘ll be visiting the ocean for a few days. Can‘t wait. I‘ve missed it. 9mo
BarbaraBB @Suet624 It‘s always clearing the head I think. Enjoy when you go! 9mo
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BarbaraBB
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#WeeklyForecast 44/23

I am to finish Acorns, which I am loving! Next will be the tagged. Both others are for wrapping up some challenges. I started We Were Liars already and it is way too YA for me. We Came We Saw We Left is for #ReadingTheAmericas23.

Librarybelle Oh! We Came, We Saw, We Left looks interesting…hope it‘s a good one! 9mo
squirrelbrain I‘ve not heard of Acorns before and it sounds great. I too am in that ‘wrapping up challenges‘ kind of mood. 😃 9mo
youneverarrived Tagged book is a good one 👍 9mo
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BarbaraBB @squirrelbrain That is encouraging, thanks!! 9mo
BarbaraBB @squirrelbrain It was a rec by @Megabooks and it‘s so good. Now I want to read more by this author 9mo
LeahBergen I need to get to the tagged book! I‘ve read very good reviews of it. 9mo
BarbaraBB @LeahBergen I bought it because I read them too here on Litsy, now I‘ve finally picked it up! 9mo
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Andrea313
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This book, about a couple's first married year, was so charming! It took me a bit to get into it, but once I did, I was hooked. Ian and Felicity drove me crazy sometimes but I'd fallen for them completely by the end. And it made me want to revisit my absolute favorite book about married life- Betsy's Wedding! These two together make a sweet, nostalgic look at young couples growing together and figuring out what this marriage thing is all about. ❤️

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Andrea313
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It's still chilly but the sun is shining! Taking a quick reading break on my back porch to help power through the day. #CurrentlyReading #PersephoneBooks

LeahBergen Lovely! I have this one waiting on my shelf. 💗 3y
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Andrea313
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1. @nanuska_153 (thanks for the tag!) asked if I have any great drinking ideas, so I'm here to shout about Meadowlands Simple Syrups, which keep me in cocktails! My plan for the week includes sampling their Dusk flavor. 🍸

2. Two black cats, Tom and Cole. ❤️

3. Can we make it one series? In which case, I choose all 13 of Maud Hart Lovelace's Deep Valley books. 📚

Will be starting the tagged book tomorrow! @Cupcake12 #MotivationalMonday

rubyslippersreads #BetsyTacy and friends would be perfect desert island companions! 😊 3y
Andrea313 @rubyslippersreads Agreed! I'm sure reading and re-reading Emily would be a great help as I attempted to muster my wits. ❤️ 3y
Cupcake12 Thanks for playing x 3y
nanuska_153 That sounds delicious 🤤 3y
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catebutler
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This past week, bright paper packages tied w/ ribbon arrived in the post - four new Persephones to add to my collection. @persephonebooks had a Valentine‘s Day special, you could choose any of their titles, but they did recommend specific titles with a love theme. I was told, Mr. S sneakily went through my bookshelves to find out which titles I had, so he could order the ones recommended that I didn‘t have, super cute!

Ericalambbrown I just looked up Persephone Books. I‘d never heard of them. They sound wonderful! Thank you! And Mr. S sounds delightful 😍 (edited) 4y
catebutler @Ericalambbrown Oh! I‘m so glad to hear this. They are truly such a fabulous publisher. Every book I‘ve read so far, I‘ve enjoyed. But if you‘re ever in need of recommendations, do let me know. And yes, he‘s definitely a keeper. ☺️ 4y
Ericalambbrown @catebutler I certainly will! 😊 4y
erzascarletbookgasm How are you?? I‘m reading a Persephone book and thoroughly enjoying it! And this is such a lovely photo! ❤️ 4y
catebutler @erzascarletbookgasm Jessie, you are so sweet, thank you! I‘m doing well, I have so much to catch up on, it‘s just been super busy! How are you? Miss Pettigrew is so fun! I‘m so glad you‘re enjoying it. ☺️ You must watch the film from 2008, it‘s fun and captures the spirit of the book, quite well. 4y
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Thousand-Lives
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This lovely #blamelitsy #bookmail arrived yesterday 😍

A few weeks ago I didn‘t even know about #persephonebooks and now I obviously need to collect them!! 😬

britt_brooke So pretty! 6y
emilyhaldi Great first pick!! I loved this charming book 💕 6y
Thousand-Lives @emilyhaldi Thanks! Charming is just what I‘m looking for ☺️ 6y
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youneverarrived
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This was a delight to read. It follows a newly married couple moving into and living in their own home and all the ups and downs that happen in everyday life. It‘s lovely, funny and relatable. The characters are so well written I felt like I really knew them. It‘s got a charm to it that I didn‘t know I wanted in a book. Loved it 💞

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youneverarrived
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My first Persephone. Spotted it at the library so had to check it out. Apparently it‘s a happy story and I don‘t usually do those so let‘s see how much I like it 😆

Reviewsbylola I‘ve heard great things about this one. How cool that your library has Persephones! 6y
LeahBergen I recently bought this one. 👍🏻 6y
emilyhaldi I really enjoyed this one... Charming 💕 6y
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youneverarrived @Reviewsbylola I know I was surprised they had them! 6y
youneverarrived @LeahBergen I‘m liking it so far 😁 6y
youneverarrived @emilyhaldi that‘s a good word to describe it! I‘m really liking it so far. 6y
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emilyhaldi
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Couldn‘t choose between these two books for today‘s prompt. Jane Austen at Home just seems obvious but I couldn‘t ignore this Persephone book about the quintessential #EnglishHouse.
#aprella

Sophoclessweetheart I want them both 😍💛 6y
Traci1 Jane Austen at Home is so pretty. Beautiful photo. ❤ 6y
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Tamra 😍 6y
Cinfhen @Reviewsbylola I‘m #TeamEmily on this photo 🙌🏻and both books seem perfect ❣️❣️❣️loving today‘s prompt @Mdargusch ~ need to listen to the song 6y
erzascarletbookgasm I love everything in this photo 😍 6y
batsy So pretty! 6y
jenniferw88 I'm seeing Lucy give a talk about this book tonight! ❤ 6y
JacqMac I love watching Lucy on YouTube. I might need this book. 6y
Mdargusch Pretty! That China 💕💕💕 I should actually use it! 6y
Mdargusch Yes! It‘s a good one @Cinfhen I really like Fleet Foxes 🦊 6y
LeahBergen I love this photo! 💕💕💕 I‘m coming over for tea! 6y
Lmstraubie Such a pretty picture 😍 6y
GripLitGrl Lovley photo! 📷😍 6y
Reviewsbylola Omg so pretty. Love how he cover and the bookmark compliment one another. 6y
britt_brooke Pretty! 6y
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emilyhaldi
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I loved this simple, charming story telling of newlyweds Ian and Felicity as they buy their first home and learn how to live alone with one another 💕
#alonewithyou
#marchintooz

Reviewsbylola Beautiful. 😍 I wonder if I own this? 6y
Cinfhen Pretty pic and nice book choice 💚 6y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💚💛📚 6y
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Mdargusch I think I do 🤔 @Reviewsbylola 6y
LeahBergen I‘ve heard this one is good, too (and now I‘m stepping away from my Persephone catalogue 😂). 6y
britt_brooke Pretty photo! 💚 6y
tojuxtapose Such a pretty bookmark. 6y
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emilyhaldi
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“Resting Bitch Face” circa 1925

LeahBergen 😂😂 6y
L_auren LOL 6y
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GripLitGrl 😄😄💗 6y
JoyBlue 😃Haha—I resemble that remark! 6y
erzascarletbookgasm 🤣👍❤️ 6y
Mdargusch 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 6y
youneverarrived 😂😂 love it! 6y
Sg1224 🥇❣️ 6y
Reviewsbylola The disdain is STRONG. 6y
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emilyhaldi
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After the full emotional assault of my last book about a broken marriage (ahem, Hausfrau), I am opting for this lovely tale of a young couple in their first home on Greenery Street. Described as “an homage - to happy married life” 💕 I‘m all in!

Tamra Sweet! 6y
LeahBergen That should balance out your emotions nicely. 😆 6y
merelybookish I read Hausfrau. Brutal! 😰 Enjoy this one! 6y
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BarbaraBB I just bought Hausfrau... is it good? 6y
emilyhaldi @BarbaraBB I looooved it!!! But it seems to be highly controversial. Good luck! 😄 6y
BarbaraBB Niiice! 😘 6y
Mdargusch Pretty 6y
Reviewsbylola Hopefully a little palate cleanser! 6y
Louise Wow, a book about happy people! 🙃🤣😉🤓 6y
emilyhaldi I know, right?! @Louise sometimes I happen to be in the mood for happy reading only to find that there is NONE in my tbr stacks 🤦🏻‍♀️ 6y
Louise @emilyhaldi I guess happiness doesn't make great dramatic tension! 😆 6y
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BooksForYears
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Happy Friday, Littens, from my hot cross buns to yours!

Bambolina_81 ❤❤❤ persephone 😍 7y
Erika13137 ''Tis the season for hot cross buns! 💕 7y
Jinjer I want one and your china 7y
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Zelma I love that teacup, though it does remind me of Umbridge's office from the Harry Potter movies. 😆 7y
BooksForYears @Zelma It is an Umbridge teacup! I bought it at Harry Potter Studios near London! 7y
CouronneDhiver Haha! Cute 7y
drokka The one thing I like about Easter - hot cross buns 7y
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BooksForYears
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Getting my #litsypartyofone off to a delicious (and fragrant) start!

Jenshootsweddings So pretty 😍 7y
I-read-and-eat Looking good! 7y
BooksForEmpathy Ooooh love everything about this. 7y
Chachic Yum! 7y
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The most recent addition to my #PersephoneBooks collection is this novel, described on the Persephone website as "a touching description of a young couple's first year together in London, but it is also a homage - something rare in fiction - to happy married life."
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Mdargusch Persephone books are wonderful. 7y
ephemeralwaltz Lovely bookmark! 7y
frankincense_and_sensibility My kingdom for a book about a happy marriage! I hope it's good! 7y
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Reviewsbylola It sounds good and the endpapers are pretty! 7y
BooksForYears @frankincense_and_sensibility I hope so too! Will report back once read. 7y
Weaponxgirl So beautiful! 7y
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