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“That's one of the first things that comes out of young people's mouths when they're in love. FOREVER. And that's cool, it's all good - until you get old enough to realize what forever is.”

#MayMovieMagic | 9: #YouNeverCanTell

📷: Made with Typorama

Shutter Island | Dennis Lehane
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#YouNeverCanTell if you believe what they say...when the narrator can‘t be trusted (whether due to self-delusion or downright insane), and makes you question what is being told.


Cinfhen Love your interpretation🙌🏻u feeling any better??? I think I might have strep throat...I‘m feeling pretty crappy😔 2w
Kalalalatja Great interpretation 🙌 feel better soon @Cinfhen 💕 2w
Cinfhen Thanks @Kalalalatja I feel like a brick is lodged in my throat 😬🙄😫 (edited) 2w
erzascarletbookgasm Oh dear, plenty of water and only soothing food, @Cinfhen . Get well soon. 💗 2w
Crazeedi @Cinfhen dont wait too long to get checked if you think strep! Take care Cindy 2w
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The Good Soldier | Ford Madox Ford
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#maymoviemagic #younevercantell

#younevercantell what‘s at the heart of a novel when your protagonist narrator is naive of the truth himself! John Dowell‘s recollections of his role in the unravelling of a relationship may also be unreliable.

I loved this when I read it many years ago. But you know me, mad for a slow atmospheric classic with some awe inspiring sentences. 😋 I also loved The Fifth Queen. Any other fans out there?

LeahBergen I have this waiting on my shelf. 👍🏻 2w
Centique @LeahBergen I almost tagged you to say that probably nobody else would like this except me and @leahbergen 😂 😂 So i hope you do like it! 2w
LeahBergen 😂😂 I always thought it sounded like a book I‘d love! 2w
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emtobiasz I read this one for a British Lit class in college! I remember liking it, but not a whole lot else about it. I‘ll have to revisit sometime! 2w
batsy Long been on my TBR. I think it's because Francine Prose recommended it in one of her nonfiction books for its beautiful sentences 🙂 2w
batsy This Prose book, which I think might be up your alley as well :) 2w
Centique @batsy oh wow! This looks so good. I honestly think this could be the book I never knew I was looking for. In my enthusiasm for reading I usually miss noticing the craft of writing - and I need to pay more attention so I can learn for my own writing. Thank you! 2w
Centique @emtobiasz yay! I‘m glad I‘m not the only fan 😊👌 2w
Cinfhen Nice choice, Jo 2w
Liz_M I remember enjoying this when I read it a couple of years ago. Apparently it was during one of my many reviewing slumps, so I didn't ate or review it. 😕 2w
Centique @Cinfhen at your service m‘lady 😝 2w
Centique @Liz_M I know the feeling! I only started rating books 3 years ago so there‘s So Many I‘ve read and can‘t remember 😬 2w
batsy My pleasure, P! I know that feeling all too well and I appreciated how Prose made me stop and see the structure and construction of these beautiful words/works. 2w
rohit-sawant Interesting! And I'm all for slow atmospheric reads interspersed with brilliant sentences 🙌🏼 2w
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The Summer Book | Tove Jansson, Thomas Teal, Kathryn Davis
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#YouNeverCanTell how many books I‘ll end up buying when attending library events.

Last Friday I went to a talk about the German TV series Babylon Berlin. Off course I bought the first to books in the series and the last book in Cusk‘s trilogy.

Today, I went To hear about a new photography book. I didn‘t buy that, but the top to books.


Severnmeadows Love the Summer Book! 2w
Cinfhen Book hauls make me happy!!! Nice 😁 2w
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4thhouseontheleft I love this!! 💙💚💛🧡❤️ 2w
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EadieB @chrissyreadit Very clever! (edited) 2w
Cinfhen Great post!!!!! 2w
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One Night of Scandal | Darcy Burke
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When my reading buddies are fed and tired, #YouNeverCanTell how annoyingly loud they can be.

#MayMovieMagic @Cinfhen @rohit-sawant

The #catsoflitsy are too cute right now. I'd like to get up and get some tea, but I don't want to disturb Ghost on my legs.

Reading an #ARC provided by the author.

wanderinglynn Aw, how sweet! Love cuddle buddies. ❤️🐱 2w
rretzler 😻 2w
squirrelbrain Ah, I remember that when my cats were still here - having to make sure you had everything you needed before settling down, just so you didn‘t disturb the little menaces! 😻😻 2w
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julesG @squirrelbrain And they always ignore you for ages when you have everything next to you. But just before you need to get up and moving they snuggle up and fall asleep. 2w
squirrelbrain And then the protesting they do when you have to move... weeeeeaaaawwww! 2w
julesG @squirrelbrain And hogging your perfect reading spot when you return from the loo. 😁 2w
Leftcoastzen So adorable! 2w
Cinfhen Sweet😻 2w
GingerAntics We used to have one that purred like a freakin motor boat. You could hear it across the room. 2w
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Never Tell | Lisa Gardner
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New to the Detective D D Warren Series this year.
#YouNeverCanTell #MayMovieMagic

rohit-sawant Interesting! 2w
TrishB One of my all time fav series! 2w
Andrew65 @TrishB Hope things go well and smoothly as possible for you tomorrow. Sending best thoughts. Stay strong. 😊 2w
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Andrew65 @TrishB Only Read one book by her, need to try more. 2w
Andrew65 @TrishB Just checked, the one I Read was in the FBI Profiler Series. 2w
EadieB @Andrew65 I've read Gone, Hide and The Perfect Husband. I think I ROOed! lol (edited) 2w
Andrew65 @EadieB You ROO!!!! 😳 The Perfect Husband was the one I read. 2w
TrishB 🙏 thank you. 🤞🏻 2w
TrishB The D D Warren series is amazing! 2w
EadieB @TrishB Would have to agree! I think Lisa Gardner is an awesome author! 2w
TrishB @EadieB agreed- never let me down yet. 2w
Andrew65 @TrishB Will need to add it to my list. Shhhhhhh! Don‘t tell @Cinfhen 😂 2w
Cinfhen Of course you 3 are having a lovely conversation @EadieB @TrishB @Andrew65 #MySeriesSquad ❣️❣️❣️ 2w
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Ann Rule and Ted Bundy were friends and coworkers at a Crisis hotline. At the same time, he was committing the murders that she was writing about. It‘s terrifying that someone so smart and educated about crime can still be unaware that a serial killer is working side by side with her and walking her to her car after work to ensure she is safe (because there‘s a killer on the loose ya know) 🥶 #younevercantell #maymoviemagic @Cinfhen @rohit-sawant

Cinfhen So true!!! #YouNeverCanTell !!!! This book was so good! 2w
AmyG It‘s wild. Ted Bundy has lived in so many places that my family has lived....VT, MI, CO. Such a good book. 2w
rohit-sawant 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 2w
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#YouNeverCanTell when it is the right time to start a book. I started this 4 months ago, read 20 pages, was bored to tears and sure I would hate it. So I put it down, and haven‘t been motivated to pick it up again. That is‘ until yesterday, where I read 120 pages in the blink of an eye, and enjoyed every second of it! Perfect example that every book has its time to be read 👌


Kate.Braithwaite So very true!! 2w
TrishB Agreed 👍🏻 2w
RealLifeReading Definitely! Also cute cover! 2w
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Tamra Truth! 2w
aeeklund I love how this happens. It‘s one of my favorite things about books! 2w
KarenUK Ooh, love that cover.... and enjoyed this one ... hope you continue to 👍💕 2w
Cinfhen I found this to be so true!!! 2w
rohit-sawant So true! 2w
LeahBergen It‘s so true, isn‘t it?? 2w
Amandajoy I need to remember this and not be afraid to put down a book. 2w
Centique I have to remind myself of that and give books a second try. I'm in love with this cover though! 2w
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