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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
Flyaway | Kathleen Jennings
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Had my first in person book chat session since the before times (I think it must have been late 2019). 6 people turned up - which is pretty good (especially since it wasn‘t particularly well advertised)

These are the books I talked about 📚 always fun trying to hook someone on a book / author they haven‘t come across before.

I love trying to convince an older crowd to give graphic novels a go!

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Cortg
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Pickpick

This is a quiet, melancholy vampire story and so descriptive! You can close your eyes and just visualize ALL the details. I‘m glad I finally got around to this one and it was delightful on audio. I didn‘t realize it was written in the 70‘s and that it is the first in a series. I‘ll probably pick up the next at some point.
#Booked2023 ~ Gaslamp fantasy @alisiakae @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage
#Pop23 ~ Mythical Creature

tpixie And a Tom Cruise Brad Pitt movie… 3h
BarbaraBB I still haven‘t read this one. 33m
Cinfhen I always thought this was a chunkster 🤷🏼‍♀️but I see it‘s not!! It think I might finally give it a go @BarbaraBB it‘s one of those iconic books 13m
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Enchanted_Bibliophile
The Bone Orchard | Sara A. Mueller
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Not off to the best start for #FabulousFebruary.
But today I managed to listen to a good chunk of my Audiobooks while doing food prep for the week.

I'll start a new book tomorrow morning and catch up on my page count during the week.
@Andrew65

Andrew65 That‘s great and the beauty of a 9 day Readathon. 1d
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EverydayImReading
Pickpick

I read this about 40 yrs ago and was fascinated to reread and see what I thought this time around. For me it still stands as a wonderful study of human behaviour and is beautifully written. The movies have no relation to the real story @Cathythoughts Do you think our book club would enjoy it? Thinking of it for my pick

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Buchbeeg
What Moves the Dead | T. Kingfisher
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Just a little light reading before church. . .

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Lukey-Looloo
The House on the Borderland | William Hope Hodgson
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Pickpick

After finding weird fiction through authors like HP Lovecraft, I became interested in forerunners to the genre. Well, my first sampling of earlier authors was in William Hope Hodgson with his best known work, The House on the Borderland. Not sure of other's experience completely but I was really drawn in by the dark, surreal, dream like visuals more than dramatic narrative. But that satisfied me enough. Next by this author will be The Night Land.

Bookwomble This is one of my favourite books 😊 If you liked Borderland, you'll find The Night Land a trip! 2d
Lukey-Looloo @Bookwomble I did actually start reading it a while back before life got in the way. It won't be long until I pick it up again 😃 2d
Bookwomble @Lukey-Looloo Is a bit of a doorstop, isn't it? ,😊 1d
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Octoberwoman
The Judas Kiss | Victoria Holt
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I‘m posting one book a day from my massive collection. No description, no reason for why I want to read it (some I‘ve had so long I don‘t even remember why!) Feel free to join in!

#ABookADay2023

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thereadingreference
Flowers in the Attic | Virginia Andrews
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I read an article about V.C. Andrews last week and it inspired this thriftbooks haul. I discovered this series at a garage sale when I was a preteen and read EVERYTHING by V.C. Andrews 😂. My parents weren't readers & so they had no idea what I was up to haha. I guess that I wanted to reread them to see if they stand up to the fascinating and twisted gothic horror of my memory.

BookwormM I read these as a teenager I was with my mum at a book sale as an adult and the old lady in front of us turned her nose up saying these are all full of incest and sex . Mum asked is that true and the only honest response was yes. 🤣🤣 have been meaning to revisit as an adult but haven‘t yet. 1d
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Beatlefan129
A Stitch in Time | Kelley Armstrong
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Mehso-so

When I was 12 years old or so, I was obsessed with a time travel romance book called “Prisoner of Time” by Caroline B. Cooney. If you change the characters from teens to adults and add in a touch more steaminess, then you have this book. The story is pretty forgettable, but the nostalgia factor in re-creating a story I loved as a girl made it a fun read for me. 3.5 stars

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Jane Eyre | Charlotte Bronze
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I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.

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