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Teresereading
Living Mountain | Nan Shepherd
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kbibliophilific How are they??? 3d
Eggs Well done 👍🏼 2d
Teresereading @kbibliophilific have only read the Llewellyn, she is one if my favourite Oz writers 1d
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andrew61
Thin Air | Michelle Paver
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Pickpick

It is apt that I can see off winter in this challenge with a disturbing battle with nature as a grp of English men in 1935 try to conquer the dangerous kanchenjunga. As narrator Stephen struggles with fraternal rivalry the history of the mountain starts to haunt him + as the weather gets worse, the claustrophobia + terror increases. Atmospheric in title + prose.
#weathertermintitle #booked2022 @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage

LeahBergen I liked this one, too! 4mo
Tamra I really enjoyed this one - it was a thriller! 4mo
Cinfhen I‘ve seen lots of good reviews for this one. 4mo
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lynneamch
Overstory | Richard Powers
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While researching and writing this powerful novel, Powers moved to East Tennessee and decided to stay. He opened my eyes and soul to the understanding of how the lives of trees and humans are so deeply intertwined. Pic is highway heading to the Great Smokey #Mountains #SavvySettings @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Gorgeous photo 👏🏻🏔❤️ 4mo
lynneamch Thanks @Eggs This is really a fun challenge. I'm enjoying looking through my pics and Litsy ""Books Read" list to pair up. 4mo
Eggs Well you are doing so well with your pairings! A pleasure to read/view 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love going to those mountains 🏔 🤍 4mo
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fredamans
Untitled | Unknown
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Eggs Loving these poems 4mo
fredamans @Eggs Thank you, I love finding and sharing them!! 4mo
fredamans @Eggs Thank you, I love finding and sharing them!! 4mo
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AllDebooks
Pickpick

I've just finished listening to the beautiful narration by Tilda Swinton. The prose is just exquisite, helping you stand alongside Nan Shepherd as she explores the Cairngorms over her lifetime. As a bonus there's also an hour long summary of Nan Sheperds legacy and influence by Robert Macfarlane

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Blackink_WhitePaper
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This about the first American women team expedition to Annapurna mountain. This covers all minor details starting from fund raising till the end of summit. Gender bias, conflicts with the sherphas, both mental & physical challenges of the summit are presented in a honest way. The unpredictability of the nature, mystery surrounding the mountain made it mesmerising. Cont…

Blackink_WhitePaper Author provides us with multiple view point by referring to the journal of fellow team members. writing is slow paced, at times too quick with adrenaline rush, some time thought provoking similar to their summit. In this pandemic time this book took me to Himalaya. 5🌟#nonfiction2022 #aestheticallymatched #adventurous #bookspin #bookspinbingo #travel 5mo
Bookwormjillk This looks like a good one 5mo
Clwojick Brilliant match! 💙🙌🏻 5mo
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TheAromaofBooks Great review!!! 5mo
SRWCF Sounds amazing! Love your photo layout, too! 5mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Sounds like a great adventure 5mo
Blackink_WhitePaper @SRWCF thank u ☺️ 5mo
Blackink_WhitePaper @Clwojick thanks. I have to say it, all the photos in this prompts are beautiful 😻 5mo
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TheSpineView
High Adventure | Edmund Hillary
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#Movie2BookRecs @Klou
Prompt: Everest

Klou Brilliant!! 6mo
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charl08
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....Azoides, that clusters like soft sunshine in their lower reaches, cannot live apart from the mountain.

charl08 Photo via wikipedia 6mo
DrexEdit wow! beautiful! 6mo
Mitch I love this book. Folio have a new edition out! 6mo
charl08 @DrexEdit @Mitch I'm glad I read it, such beautiful imagery. 6mo
Mitch @charl08 I spent a week in stone Bothy a few years ago to walk her mountains and take photographs. It was a beautiful experience 6mo
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julesG
Top of the World | Holly Hobbie
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This wasn't easy to narrow down.

Thanks for the tag @squirrelbrain. I think these 21 will stick with me the most.

I'm not going to tag anyone. I'd like to invite anyone who wants to share their #Top21of21 to do so. 😁😉

julesG Sorry, forgot to tag you, @Cinfhen. ☺️ 6mo
Centique Yay! Becky Chambers and Martha Wells and the Guncle! I‘m on hold for Djinn and I just know it is going to be fantastic if it made your top 21 🙌🙌 6mo
julesG @Centique Can highly recommend it. Also the short stories set in this AU. Djinn was 99c on Kindle the last two weeks, here in Germany. Maybe it's 99c for you, too? Then you wouldn't have to wait. 6mo
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TrishB A couple of those were just outside my picks! 6mo
julesG @TrishB not all of them are 5 or 4 star reads. I tried to pick the ones that will stay with me the longest. That said, I did not add Project Hail Mary or any of The Chronicles of St Mary's - both dominated this year in their own way. 6mo
Ruthiella @julesG I read the story and novella that precede A Master of Djinn this year and loved them! I hope to get to the novel next year. @Centique I think your will love it! 6mo
BarbaraBB Am awesome list! I am screenshotting again. 6mo
Cinfhen Thanks for the tag 😘some excellent inspiration 6mo
Cinfhen I‘m planning on reading at least 3 from this list next year!! 6mo
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charl08
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Original photo: Ali Elliot, Unsplash.

I watched, from the shoulder of Morrone, the Cairngorm mass eddy and sink and rise (as it seemed) like a tossed wreck on a yellow sea. Sky and the wrack of precipice and overhang were confounded together. Now a spar, now a mast, just recognisable as buttress or cornice, tossed for a moment in the boiling sea of cloud.

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