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LeahBergen
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batsy Oh wow, that's fascinating! 2mo
Aimeesue Poor Branwell. Even after her husband died and she remarried, he pined for her, apparently. While positively pickled, but I‘m sure the lovelorn longing didn‘t help his condition. (edited) 2mo
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GatheringBooks
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#MarchIntoThe70s Day 19: Apparently, there are quite a number of #MrsRobinson themed books I did not know about! 😂🤣📚🧚🏼‍♀️💕

gradcat I didn‘t know about this one...but you know, Mrs. Robinson is such a trope—it‘s no wonder she‘s the subject of a great many books. 2mo
Mdargusch This one sounds like something we would both like @Reviewsbylola 2mo
Reviewsbylola I loved The Confessions of Mr Whicher but haven‘t been a fan of her other books. @Mdargusch I gave the tagged book one star, if you can believe it. 🙈 2mo
Mdargusch I‘m shocked @Reviewsbylola 2mo
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Librarybelle
Edward VI | Chris Skidmore
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Not really #AnarchyInTheUK , but Henry VIII‘s death didn‘t exactly leave a stable England. Edward VI was next in line, but the debatable question was the country‘s religion. Rebellions and persecutions ensued. Here‘s a biography on the “boy king,” whose death several years later really set England in a tailspin. #MarchIntoThe70s

Cinfhen Love all the history you add to your posts!! #EveryDayIsASchoolDay #LiveAndLearn 🤓 2mo
Librarybelle Thanks, @Cinfhen ! Can‘t you tell I‘m passionate about history? I just hope I don‘t annoy everyone with them! Haha! 2mo
Cinfhen I love it!!! And I bet the others do too 💋 2mo
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Crazeedi I love reading about this period in UK history 2mo
DivineDiana 🙋‍♀️ 2mo
Crazeedi And actually love this period in world history! 2mo
Lizpixie My choice is about the Gunpowder Plot which was a direct result of this part of history. Henry VIII‘s treatment of the priests & nuns plus the reclamation of any church land caused a lot of ill will for a very long time.⛪️ 2mo
gradcat @Librarybelle I don‘t think anyone will be annoyed by your posts...it‘s great to learn things and especially great to find books on the various moments in history that have gotten us to where we are today. I, for one, say thanks to you! 2mo
gradcat 😉 2mo
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arlenefinnigan
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Cinfhen I wasn‘t aware about this event until Litsy #EverydayIsASchoolDay #LiveandLearn 3mo
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Cinfhen
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#LitsyWalkers A little windy and overcast but I still managed to walk 40 + minutes. Street signs in my neighborhood are always in Hebrew with English.( On highways they are also written in Arabic) The word שביל /Shvil in Hebrew means path or trail but somebody relied on spellcheck instead of consulting an English speaker....This sign reads Shvil Ha‘zhav The Golden Trial😉 #EveryDayIsASchoolDay

Kaye Great job ! 👍🏼 3mo
julesG Might be a real trial to walk this road. Or a trial to find No 4? 3mo
Cinfhen Hahahahaha @julesG 😂😂 3mo
mabell How cool! I love this! Especially the typo 😄 3mo
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4thhouseontheleft
Phantom | Jo Nesbø
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Phantom is not the typical Harry Hole novel, going in a slightly different direction than his previous books. Harry Hole is 3 years sober 🎉🎉, and back in Oslo working to solve a crime his son is believed to have committed.

Phantom is all about addiction; the devastation of drugs and the ends people will go to, to fulfill their cravings. And it ends on a serious cliffhanger.

#pop19 #writtenbyamusician
#seriesread

4thhouseontheleft Fits #Booked2019 #addiction, although I may substitute a non-fiction book for this prompt later in the year. 4mo
Jeannineth It must be hard to be in law enforcement. I would think addiction, violence, and suicide are prevalent. I read The Snowman last year and enjoy Harry Hole but have not picked up another book by this author. 4mo
4thhouseontheleft @Jeannineth I have been reading the series in order the last few months. And what you say is so true...addiction is more prevalent in high-stress jobs. My husband is a surgeon, and the healthcare field has one of the highest rates of drug and alcohol abuse as far as professions go. 4mo
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Cinfhen Jo Nesbo is a musician????? Really???!! Cool 4mo
4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen Yep! He‘s the main vocalist for the Norwegian rock band Di Derre. It kind of explains all the musical references in his books! 4mo
Cinfhen Wow!! That‘s so interesting! Thanks for sharing #LiveandLearn #EverydayIsASchoolDay 4mo
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julesG
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I'm determined to finish at least one more book in 2019 - strike that: 2018!!!. (Where exactly is the international dateline? Can I pretend my sofa is part of the Hawaiian Islands?)

20 hours done for the #24B42019 #readathon. @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65

I might be able to finish the 24 hours before the #HappyNewYear cries go off. #WinterWonderland @TrishB @Cinfhen

Speaking of Hawaii, just learned that sharks fart. 💨😂😂

AceOnRoam Happy New Year hope you have a great year of reading to come 🍾🍾🍷🍷🍾🍾 5mo
julesG @AceOnRoam Glad you paid attention. Yes, 2018, of course. I'm not a time traveller. Wish I was though. 😁 Happy New Year to you too. 5mo
AceOnRoam Hehe, I deleted it as I thought you'd pick it up eventually. Enjoy your fart book LOL. 5mo
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julesG @AceOnRoam One could think I was already deep in my cups. But it's only been herbal tea so far. Not even sure I've got anything but rubbing alcohol in the flat. 😜 5mo
AceOnRoam We will have a bottle of champagne tonight but probably will be in bed by 9 or 10. Partying hard with our ebooks! 5mo
julesG @AceOnRoam Best way to party! But don't party too hard, I wouldn't want you to start the new year with a book hangover. 5mo
Andrew65 @julesG You watch those herbal teas. 😂😂😂 5mo
Andrew65 @julesG I‘m rushing to finish some books so I don‘t have a book hangover. 😂 @AceOnRoam 5mo
julesG @Andrew65 I'll have you know that the CBD hemp tea, my brother gave me for Christmas, is still unopened. 😊😁 5mo
Andrew65 @julesG I just had to google to check what that was 😂😂😂 5mo
TrishB Happy New Year 🎉❤️ 5mo
TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 🤣🤣🤣🤣 5mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I got this for my son for Christmas! 😂👏 5mo
Cinfhen #EveryDayIsASchoolDay #LiveAndLearn 🤓🤓🤓Happy New Year 🎉🎉🎉 5mo
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BarbaraBB
Skinny Dip | Carl Hiaasen
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Chaz invites his wife on a cruise and one night, while they are out at sea, he must have thought #sheaintworthit and throws her overboard. Unfortunately she‘s a good swimmer. An amusing read. #heatofjuly

Soubhiville I laughed a ton listening to this audio. His books are all fun, but I especially love his kids/ YA stuff. 10mo
Mdargusch Good one! I remember really liking this book years ago. 10mo
Cinfhen I thought he only wrote kid stuff, book sounds fun 10mo
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BarbaraBB @Cinfhen And I didn‘t know he writes kid stuff! It‘s a fun read indeed, at least it was when I read it years ago, just like @Mdargusch 10mo
KarenUK @cinfhen Correct! 😂👍💕 10mo
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Cinfhen
Commonwealth | Ann Patchett
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#17RainbowBook #OrangeOrOtherFruit please don't question my interpretation of grapes on the cover of Wangs Vs. The World 🍑🍒🍓🍇🍋🍊🍏🍐🥝yum, I want to make a fruit salad now 😋Thanks @jess.how

Cinfhen Fun fact according to the book blurb Ann Patchett won the Orange Prize😀#EveryDayIsASchoolDay @KarenUK 2y
KarenUK Cinfhen 😊👍..... it really is! 💕 2y
erzascarletbookgasm 😃nice photo! 2y
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shawnmooney Have you read the Wangs novel yet? I'm very curious about it… 💖 2y
Cinfhen @shawnmooney No, not yet 😬it was an impulse buy - those generally don't work at well for me 2y
Cinfhen @erzascarletbookgasm Thanks for noticing my artistic endeavors 😂💕 2y
shawnmooney I've heard mostly good things about it – if you don't like it, let's trade! ❤ 2y
JoeStalksBeck ❤❤❤ 2y
Cinfhen @shawnmooney I'm happy to send it along with the others I've "promised " you... I just need to read them first ❣️I think I need to cut my NetGalley, its like crack for me? 2y
shawnmooney Sweet! Absolutely no hurry on my end and I insist on responding in kind, book-girlfriend! 💖💖 2y
Cinfhen You're the BEST @shawnmooney 😘 2y
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