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Night Train to Memphis | Elizabeth Peters
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A fun semi-cozy mystery that I read many years ago.
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CarolynM My favourite! I love it to bits❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
Cinfhen Im not really a fan of the cozy but sometimes they are the perfect comfort read 5mo
Bradleygirl YAY VICKY BLISS! 5mo
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“There are two roads which human beings can follow, one of wisdom and the other of ignorance. The path of the masses is the path of ignorance which leads them into negative situations, thoughts and deeds. These in turn lead to ill health and sorrow in life. The other road is based on wisdom and it leads to health, true happiness and enlightenment.”

#WanderingJune | 19: #WalkLikeAnEgyptian

📷: Made with Typorama

Cinfhen Wise words if maybe a little simplistic. Life doesn‘t always work that way 😜 5mo
LiterRohde @Cinfhen It was a walk (journey) quote written by Egyptians. And admit it, it sounds like every self-help book out there today - Think Positive! Follow Yours Dreams! So, we are still Walking Like Egyptians. And, of course, life doesn‘t work that way. I‘m a great person. The quintessential nice guy. And my life has basically gone to shit. 5mo
Cinfhen I‘m really sorry to read that. I don‘t know you outside of Litsy but you do seem like the “quintessential nice guy” I‘m truly sorry you‘re feeling like life kicked you in the face. I hope whatever it is that‘s bringing you down gets resolved immediately so you‘ll see happier days. 5mo
LiterRohde @Cinfhen No worries. After awhile it just becomes the new normal. Just agreeing with your first quote. And I find it funny that people are still today spouting the same platitudes as the Egyptians did thousands of years ago. Seriously, couldn‘t you imagine Tony Robbins reading that quote to an audience today? 5mo
BarbaraBB Wishing you the best, nice guy, I hope life will take a turn for the best for you soon 🍀💚 5mo
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Cinfhen Best 👂🏼🐛❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️ 5mo
BarbaraBB Love the lyrics of this song! 5mo
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Children of ancient Egypt | Louise Lamprey
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LeahBergen Oooooo! Now THAT‘S a cute book! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5mo
batsy Lovely cover and photo! 5mo
mabell 😍😍 5mo
Cinfhen Gorgeous photo ❤️ 5mo
BarbaraBB Seems cool! 5mo
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#WalkLikeAnEgyptian This is my favorite Egyptian themed book. While not as celebrated as Lord of Light, I think it's just as good.

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Cinfhen I‘m curious about this one!! I‘ve never really delved into the Egyptian Gods. Is this a straightforward read? 5mo
RamsFan1963 @cinfhen Its science-fiction version of Egyptian Gods set in the future, but Zelazny had done his research. I read a non fiction book on Egyptian mythology, The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt, and Zelazny was pretty spot on in his depiction. I also recommend that book if you're interested in Egyptian Mythology. 5mo
Cinfhen Hmmmm, I‘m thinking this might not be for me 🤪 5mo
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#WanderingJune #WalkLikeAnEgyptian

These Grayson Sherbrooke Otherworldly Adventures are awesome novellas, where he gets to solve a minor mystery, while being able to see and interact with ghosts of the past. In this one, he‘s transported back to Egypt!

Cinfhen I feel like this book would tick a lot of prompt challenges. And I like that it‘s a novella 💛 5mo
BarbaraBB Sounds good! 5mo
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The Egyptian | Mika Waltari
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I no longer have the tagged book in my collection, but it‘s an excellent piece of historical fiction set in Ancient Egypt. Of course, one can never go wrong with either Michelle Moran or Margaret George for historical fiction. Pictured are their works set in Ancient Egypt. #WalkLikeanEgyptian


LeahBergen I love the Waltari novel, too! Pauline Gedge‘s novel was my first “adult” Egyptian book that I read as a kid and I became obsessed 5mo
Melissa_J @LeahBergen I‘ve never read any of Gedge‘s books but I have one around here somewhere. I think it‘s 5mo
Cinfhen All these posts are making me want to read about ancient Egypt 5mo
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BarbaraBB So many good recommendations! 5mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful covers ✨✨✨ 5mo
BookishTrish I loved all of these books! (And think I still have the Walteri somewhere...) 5mo
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In 1930 a group of 5 young archaeologists set out to excavate the site of Tell el Amarna, taking the author of this memoir with them as field secretary. Mary Chubb describes her time there with wonder, living in a house “where Nefertiti must once have walked and talked”.


Leftcoastzen Wow! Lovely! 5mo
Melissa_J I love the little bust 😊 5mo
DeeLew 😍 5mo
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Centique Ok I need this book now! I did a search earlier this year for memoirs of archaeologists and didn‘t find this, so just saying @LeahBergen you‘re #betterthanGoogle 😍🙌🙌 5mo
rubyslippersreads @Centique I need it too. 😊 5mo
Centique @rubyslippersreads @LeahBergen ..aaaaand I‘ve ordered it. 😂😂 5mo
LeahBergen @Melissa_J It was a gift from a childhood friend (many moons ago! 😆) 5mo
LeahBergen @Centique 😆😆 I love that hashtag! I have another (modern) archaeologist memoir sitting unread on my shelf. 5mo
LeahBergen @rubyslippersreads I thought you might already own it. 😆 5mo
Centique @LeahBergen perfect! I‘m sure my dad will enjoy these as well as me 😊 5mo
rubyslippersreads @LeahBergen No, but I just bought a reasonably-priced hardcover on eBay. 😂 #blameitonleahbergen 5mo
LeahBergen @Centique I hope so! ❤️❤️ 5mo
LeahBergen @rubyslippersreads 😆😆 Well, now I‘ll have to wait and see your hardcover, just in case I need to upgrade this paperback! 5mo
batsy I need this book! And I love the picture 😍 5mo
mabell Sounds terrific! 5mo
Cinfhen I‘m intrigued !! Sign me up 🧡 5mo
Cinfhen And that other book sounds fascinating too!!! My TBR is going to bankrupt me!,,,, 5mo
Cinfhen @TracyReadsBooks is an archeologist @Centique and her specialty is the Middle East 🙌🏻she might have good recommendations too!!!! Hi Tracy 👋👋Are you here yet??? 5mo
BarbaraBB The same goes for @TheBookStacker (being an archeologist). Sorry Taylor for pulling you in today everywhere 😉😘 5mo
LeahBergen @batsy Why, thank you! 😄 5mo
LeahBergen @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB You two are really “outing” our Litsy archaeologists today, aren‘t you? 😆👏🏻👏🏻 5mo
Cinfhen Hahaha 5mo
TheBookStacker Hah yes I am an archaeologist, my main focus was Roman and early prehuman but now I‘ve recently gotten a job in archaeology for American Indians. My favorite book I‘ve recently read is 5mo
LeahBergen @TheBookStacker How cool! And this book sounds like something I need (I minored in Physical Anthropology in university 😄). 5mo
TracyReadsBooks @Cinfhen Yes, I‘m here! We have a week of hosting local elementary & middle school students for a day of archaeology & then our excavation gets under way next week. Archaeology books—Amelia Peabody of course, Michener‘s The Source which was what everyone read in the 80s/90s before coming, Agatha Christie‘s stand alones set in the Middle East, Lives in Ruins which is a more recent NF look at the lives of archaeologist (& an interesting read). 5mo
Cinfhen Welcome @TracyReadsBooks !!!! It must be SO HOT!!!! How long are u here for?? I read and loved Michener‘s The Source!! Almost 900 pages!!!!!!! The other book sounds fascinating 5mo
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#WanderingJune #WalkLikeAnEgyptian I always love a reference book like this.The magazine is a supplement edition from Archaeology magazine.

LeahBergen Awesome! 5mo
batsy That book looks fab. 5mo
Leftcoastzen @batsy It is! Thames and Hudson is usually good about publishing good illustrated reference books. 5mo
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Cinfhen Your library is very extensive 🙌🏻❤️ 5mo
Hufflepuffle Ohhh I have the one on the right! Ancient Egyptians fascinate me! 5mo
Leftcoastzen @Cinfhen maybe too extensive!😂 5mo
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