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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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Playing catch up on #WinterWonderland
I really liked this one. (It's Joe Hill, of course I liked it!)
@Cinfhen @TrishB

Cinfhen Nicely played 👍🏻 11mo
TrishB I loved this one! 11mo
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Boxers & Saints | Gene Luen Yang, Lark Pien
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#WinterWonderland Day 26: Yang managed to bring history to life and made it palatable to a contemporary audience in #TheBoxer(s) and Saints. His narrative and accessible comic panels would definitely appeal to young readers‘ fascination with comics and thirst for action, with a blend of folk tale, mysticism, and magical realism thrown into the mix. My review: https://wp.me/pDlzr-8gL

Cinfhen Thanks for playing catch-up 💜 11mo
GatheringBooks @Cinfhen i knowww!!! been sick as a dog since christmas eve. racking coughs, fever, colds. still pretty unwell but resting back home now in singapore. worst holiday ever. :( 11mo
TrishB I wondered were your books where ❤️ sorry to hear you haven‘t been well, hope you‘re on the mend soon. 11mo
batsy This was my pick for the prompt, too 😁 However, I haven't read it lol. Glad to see you too enjoyed; this one gets a lot of Litsy love 👍🏽 11mo
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Rocky | Rosalyn Drexler, Julia Sorel, Sylvester Stallone
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Klou This is a book?!?!??! 11mo
Ruthiella @Klou It was a movie first and then made into a novel based on the original screenplay . 😀 11mo
Klou @Ruthiella oh wow. I didn't know that. Thank you! 11mo
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Cinfhen Yay!!! I‘m a #PhillyGirl so this choice is 🤟🏽👌🏼👊🏼 11mo
Ruthiella @Cinfhen How perfect then! I guess you were happy about the Super Bowl too!😀 11mo
Cinfhen Yup 💚🦅Fly Eagles fly🏈 11mo
Ruthiella @Cinfhen Do you listen to the podcast Bookfight? One host is from Philadelphia (now lives in NJ) and the other currently lives there. They both teach at Temple University. 11mo
Cinfhen No!! But I totally will!!! Thanks for sharing 😊 11mo
TrishB Cool pick 👍🏻 that voice is in my head now. 11mo
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Did someone say boxer? Muhammad Ali just has to be the greatest boxing legend! To achieve what he did amongst the rampant racism of the time. What a great role model then, and even more after he finished with boxing and he had to battle Parkinson‘s. The world is a poorer place without him and I am not even a boxing fan!

#TheBoxer #WinterWonderland

Eggs Float like a butterfly 🦋 Sting like a bee 🐝 11mo
Cinfhen Yes!!! He was a beautiful human 🙌🏻 11mo
TrishB He didn‘t just fight in the ring ❤️ 11mo
Andrew65 @Eggs A great phrase that will long outlive him. 11mo
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#WinterWonderland #TheBoxer

You can‘t “box-her” up; once a piratess has made up her mind, there ain‘t no stoppin her!!! 🏴‍☠️⚔️⚓️☠️

Everyone, meet Redd, the new feisty female pirate at the Pirates of the Caribbean ride; she‘s the replacement for the bride auction female who wore red.

GypsyKat Love her!!!! 😍😍😍 11mo
AlaMich ‘Bout time they ditched the bride-for-sale!! 11mo
Cinfhen She‘s fierce!!!! 11mo
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TrishB Very cool 😁👍🏻 11mo
CrowCAH @GypsyKat I agree 🥰 11mo
CrowCAH @Cinfhen for sure! There‘s a video out there of a character actress talking with kids in the square, she‘s even got a fun accent/dialect!!! 11mo
CrowCAH @TrishB woohoo 🎉 agreed! 11mo
LeahBergen I just received your lovely Christmas card in today‘s post! Thank you so much, friend!! 😘😘 11mo
CrowCAH @LeahBergen you‘re super welcome, friend! 🥰 11mo
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“Two of the Polar Bear‘s nephews have been staying here for some time- Paksu and Valkotukka (fat and white hair they say it means). They are fat tummied polar cubs, and are very funny boxing one another and rolling about. But another time, I shall have them on Boxing Day, and not just at packing time” Couldn‘t resist another post when I read this! #theboxer #winterwonderland

Cinfhen 💥💥💥💥 11mo
TrishB Gorgeous ❤️ 11mo
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Ernest Hemingway: A New Life | James M. Hutchisson
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DeleteAcct Great response to the prompt! 11mo
TrishB I didn‘t know that ! 11mo
merelybookish @Rachbb3 Thanks! @Trishb Goes well with bullfighting! 🥊 11mo
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Cinfhen This might be the most unflattering image, ugh!!!! 😬😖 11mo
merelybookish @Cinfhen 🤣 Not into middle age macho? 11mo
Cinfhen Haha!! Is that what we call it???? LOL 11mo
batsy I'm trying not to roll my eyes, but... 😆 11mo
merelybookish @batsy I know. I hate Hemingway and boxing. 🙄 11mo
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Lethal White | Robert Galbraith
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Cormoran Strike, former boxer and current PI, along with his partner Robin are brought in by the family of a govt minister to stop a blackmail plot. Lots of twists and turns involving government officials, wayward children, and former employees. Good winter break read. I always enjoy Strike and Robin‘s relationship. #winterwonderland #theboxer

Cinfhen I didn‘t know that...well played👊🏼 11mo
TrishB Good one 👍🏻 these are great books. 11mo
Blaire @Cinfhen yep. It helps that I just finished it and it mentioned he was a boxer in the military. 11mo
Blaire @TrishB yes! She‘s such a talented writer. 11mo
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Boxer Handsome | Anna Whitwham
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#winterwonderland #theboxer
It's a while since i read this but recall it was a gut wrenching story of boxing at its lowest reaches in the boxing clubs of the East end.
Anyway back to reading, eating, drinking and periodically nodding off before we all watch ABC murders.

Cathythoughts 👍🏻👍🏻 11mo
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Manhattan Transfer: A Novel | John Dos Passos
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Written in 1925, translated in French in 1928, it still is as interesting and vibrant as it was then. New York shines through all the pages. Dark and light, how the richs live and how the poors die. How one survives and how your life becomes filled with shades of grey. #winterwonderland #theboxer

"I am leaving, I am leaving"
“But the fighter still remains, mmm mmm“



gradcat Nice pic! 👍😍❤️ 11mo
TrishB Great post and graphic 👍🏻 11mo
Cinfhen Sounds really good!!! 11mo
Cinfhen I love the image of Bloomingdales 🙌🏻💕 11mo
Leftcoastzen Love USA trilogy! 11mo
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