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Ethan Frome | Edith Wharton
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I read this during my staycation & was immensely impressed by Wharton's ability to make a 100 page work feel as fully realized & emotionally satisfying as a 400 page novel. Easily one of the greatest novellas I've ever read.
#AWintersTale #WinterWonderland
@Cinfhen @TrishB

Cinfhen Great cover design 13mo
sprainedbrain Yes! This is such a great story. 13mo
vivastory @sprainedbrain I can't wait to read more Wharton. What are your favorites? 13mo
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sprainedbrain I‘ve only ready Xingu, Ethan Frome, and The House of Mirth so far, but all 3 of them were 5 star reads for me. Oh, I also read The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton, and enjoyed those as well. I‘m planning to read more in 2019... I think I will start with 13mo
Bookwormjillk I read this in high school and again this year. I think this is a book that you need to have lived life a little to appreciate. I‘m not sure why my HS English teacher thought it would be relatable for 14 year olds. 13mo
vivastory @sprainedbrain I think I will also read Age of Innocence next. I remember really enjoying the movie. 13mo
vivastory @Bookwormjillk I agree. This is definitely a book to read with some life experience. 13mo
TrishB Yet to read any Wharton... 13mo
Tamra I love Wharton! 💜 13mo
LeahBergen Isn‘t it fantastic? I think I need a reread soon. 13mo
batsy I love Wharton and this one of my favourites by her. 13mo
Soubhiville I liked this too. What a strange cover! 13mo
saresmoore Excellent! I‘ll be starting this one in a few days! 13mo
ephemeralwaltz Agreed! 12mo
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The Winters Tale | William Shakespeare
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#WinterWonderland #AWintersTale

I guess my sister‘s Shakespeare collection doesn‘t have The Winters Tale, but it‘s still impressive! Just look at the LEGO mini figure of Shakespeare!!!

MrBook Love it! 13mo
GondorGirl She needs to get to work if she hopes to rival your P&P collection! 13mo
CrowCAH @MrBook I‘ll let her know; thanks! 13mo
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CrowCAH @GondorGirl oh totally, her Shakespeare got nothin‘ on my Austen! 😂 13mo
batsy Those editions on the right look so lovely 😍 13mo
Cinfhen That‘s a great photo and LEGO Shakespeare is ALMOST as cute as Jack Sparrow 😜 13mo
TrishB Loving Lego Shakespeare! 13mo
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No Yeti Yet | Mary Ann Fraser
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#WinterWonderland Day 27: #AWintersTale kiddie version, this book features 2 brothers. Snow. A quest to find a yeti. Of course the older brother has not seen one yet, but that‘s no reason not to look for it, right? With their trusty camera, the two boys go out into the snow in search of.. you know it, a yeti! So much fun! My review: https://wp.me/pDlzr-auO

Cinfhen My hubby is obsessed with all things Yeti 🙄I NEED to pick this up for him 😂😂😂 13mo
TrishB Lovely 💕 13mo
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I just started this true crime book (written by the same author as Stranger in the Woods!!) and its #awinterstale that starts days before Christmas in 2001 when Chris Longo murders his three children and wife and then flees to Mexico, where he assumes the identity of NYT writer Michael Finkel.

#winterwonderland #bathandbook

JennyM That sounds fascinating. Hope you enjoyed your soak 13mo
Cinfhen This book sounds fascinating 13mo
TrishB Wow 😮 13mo
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Tamra Very interesting! 13mo
Callemarie Want this made into a movie? With..... jonah hill and... James franco(?)? 13mo
Callemarie *wasnt 13mo
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I‘ve decided that 2019 will be the year that I try some of the Miss Read books. Is anyone else a fan?


shawnmooney I want to try one too. If we read one of hers together, can we call it the Misses Buddy Read? 😜 13mo
Melissa_J I‘ve never heard of them 😬 I‘m intrigued. 13mo
DGRachel I‘ve never heard of them either, but I love that cover. If you do a buddy read, I want to play along! 13mo
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Leftcoastzen She‘s been on my radar forever, but have not read Miss Read, love that cover! 13mo
Mdargusch Ok. I‘m in! 🙋🏼‍♀️ 13mo
quietjenn I've only read a few of them, but I enjoyed them! 13mo
Pamwurtzler I‘ve seen her, but haven‘t read any. I‘ll try some too! 13mo
Ruthiella Never read but I‘ve heard good things about it!😀 13mo
KerriNTurner I‘ve never read any, but I always hear good things about them! 13mo
LeahBergen @shawnmooney we most certainly can! 😆😆 Although... I have a feeling this author might be too “cozy” for you. 🤔 13mo
LeahBergen @Melissa_J I‘m intrigued, too. 😄 13mo
LeahBergen @DGRachel Definitely! 13mo
LeahBergen @Leftcoastzen She‘s been on my radar forever, too! 13mo
LeahBergen @Mdargusch 😆😆 I‘ll let you know when I start one. She has two series Thrush Green (1st book: Thrush Green) and Fairacre (1st book: Village School). Keep an eye out for them. 😄 13mo
LeahBergen @quietjenn Oh, good! 13mo
LeahBergen @Pamwurtzler I‘ll let you know when (if 😆) I start one! 13mo
LeahBergen @Ruthiella @KerriNTurner I‘ve heard such good things, too. 13mo
QuietlyLaura I love Miss Read! I've read some of her stories set in Fairacre and I've listened to some of the Thrush Green stories on audio. The country villages and interesting characters make for pleasant reading. 13mo
Cinfhen I‘m not familiar with Miss Read 🙈 13mo
TrishB @Cinfhen me neither! Lovely cover 💕 13mo
Cathythoughts What a cover 👍🏻♥️ 13mo
DGRachel Ooh, the first books in each series are currently available on Kindle Unlimited in the US! 13mo
LeahBergen @QuietlyLaura Oh, that bodes well for me liking them! 😊 13mo
LeahBergen @Cinfhen @TrishB Well, I think she‘s a bit obscure now. 😁 13mo
LeahBergen @Cathythoughts It‘s lovely, isn‘t it? 13mo
LeahBergen @DGRachel I wonder if they‘re illustrated? 🤔 All of her books are illustrated with charming little line drawings. 13mo
DGRachel I‘m not sure if they show up on a Kindle paperwhite (I don‘t have mine with me), but they do show up on the Kindle Cloud Reader Version (at least they do for Thrush Green) 13mo
LeahBergen @DGRachel Oh, that‘s good to know! I‘m always of the mindset that more books should be illustrated. 😆😆 13mo
shawnmooney @LeahBergen BTW, I sent you a Voxer message about a buddy read. Please check it when you have a chance OK? 13mo
LeahBergen @shawnmooney Will do, my darling buddy reader! 😘😘 13mo
Reviewsbylola This is a great cover! 13mo
rubyslippersreads One of my friends has been recommending them for years. I‘d definitely be interested in a group read. 😊 13mo
LauraBeth These books look delightful! 13mo
Mdargusch I‘m going to hunt them down! 13mo
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The Winters Tale | William Shakespeare
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Cinfhen 💙 13mo
Cinfhen Stunning 13mo
Cathythoughts Gorgeous pic ♥️💙 13mo
TrishB Beautiful picture ❤️ 13mo
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The Grasshopper's Song: An Aesop's Fable Revisited | Nikki Giovanni, Christopher Raschka
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In this fun retelling, the grasshopper hires a lawyer and sues the ants for food to get him through the winter. His attorneys argue that the ants owe the grasshopper since they listened and enjoyed his music all summer. #awinterstale #winterwonderland

Cinfhen I‘m so in for this❣️❣️❣️ 13mo
TrishB Cute ❤️ 13mo
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The Winter Rose | Jennifer Donnelly
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One of my IRL Book Clubs read the first book in this series. When I saw this at a Library Book Sale, I decided to continue the story! #tbr #winterwonderland #awinterstale

Aleida Those are fun 13mo
Cinfhen Nice 13mo
wen4blu One of my favorite books... 13mo
DivineDiana @wen4blu Did you continue the trilogy? 13mo
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This is on my TR list for 2019.

TrishB Looks interesting 👍🏻 13mo
Bookish.SAM I really enjoyed this book, and intend to re-read. That said, I‘ve shared it with others who couldn‘t get into it at all. Seems to be a love it or hate it kind of thing 🤷🏻‍♀️ 13mo
Cinfhen Cool premise 13mo
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Winter | Christopher Nicholson
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#winterwonderland #awinterstale
Here's a book i really enjoyed about Thomas Hardy and the winter of his life as he becomes obsessed with the young woman who is going to play Tess on a stage production.

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