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Blue Castle | L M Montgomery
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I remain a #trueblue fan of L. M. Montgomery after all these years. It's been a while since I've read this one. Might be time for a re-read.
@Cinfhen #MOvember.

rubyslippersreads 💙 this book! 4w
Cinfhen #BookishConfession I bailed on Anne and I‘ve never tried any other books by this author 🙈 4w
batsy Yes 💙 4w
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merelybookish @rubyslippersreads I've only read it once for grad school! I need to re-read! 4w
merelybookish @Cinfhen That's okay! We can still be friends! 😀 4w
rubyslippersreads @Cinfhen You should try again@! This book is for adults. Or start with my favorite 4w
Cinfhen Ok @rubyslippersreads I will try again...but not today 😉 4w
rubyslippersreads @Cinfhen Tomorrow is another day! Oops, wrong book. 😂 3w
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Wolf Hall | Hilary Mantel
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#SoaringScores #EntryIntoTheGreatHall #BookishConfession I‘ve never read Hilary Mantel🙈where should I start?!!! Are they all #chunksters ?!?! #PageCountPhobia

SamAnne I‘m wondering too! Recently picked up a couple of her books used. I‘m thinking of starting with Wolf Hall. Other suggestions? (edited) 1mo
merelybookish I've only read Wolf Hall. I liked it. It's historical fiction with a slant 1mo
BarbaraBB I liked Wolf Hall too. Aftereards I started its sequel, Bring up the Bodies, but I couldn‘t get into that one. I‘ll try again, one day.... 😉 1mo
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Kalalalatja I have read Wolf Hall, and I wasn‘t impressed 😅 and it is a bit chunky 1mo
CarolynM I loved Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. I'm not looking forward to the last one in the trilogy though. That's the problem with fictionalised history - you know where it's going. 1mo
Centique I loved them too but then I love this period of history and I‘m hungry to get a good feel for that world. It will be either love or hate for you I think. So #borrowdontbuy 1mo
Cinfhen Thanks for all the feedback @merelybookish @BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja @Centique I think the #BorrowNotBuy is a good idea 💡 and I hear ya @CarolynM although I‘m fuzzy with all my world history 🤪 1mo
Cinfhen @SamAnne seems like Wolf Hall is a good place to start!!! 1mo
Hooked_on_books I like audio for chunksters, so maybe that‘s a way to go. 1mo
Cinfhen I‘ll look into that option @Hooked_on_books Good suggestion 😌 1mo
jillrhudy The third book in the trilogy is coming out March 3 with a 300,000 first printing from Henry Holt & Co. 1mo
RealBooks4ever Loved Wolf Hall. It's not a tough read, never mind the page count. 💜 1mo
CrowCAH I enjoyed the PBS miniseries based on this book! 1mo
TrishB Love these ❤️ I can‘t wait for the 3rd! 1mo
vivastory I LOVED the following (& it's not a chunkster) 1mo
Reviewsbylola You shouldn‘t start. 😆 1mo
Reviewsbylola Granted, I‘ve only read the first 150 pages of WH but never again!! 1mo
Reviewsbylola I do think Mantel is very talented, but I don‘t have the energy or headspace that her books require. (edited) 1mo
Cinfhen Hahaha @Reviewsbylola I think I may be in the same boat as you!!! Head space is KEY these days!!! 1mo
BkClubCare I loved the style of Wolf Hall - history truly as it lives and breathes. #SuperRooster 1mo
Cinfhen I think I‘m gonna finally give this book a try @BkClubCare 1mo
BkClubCare @Cinfhen - the audiobook was pretty good. I think it added to the drama and narrator made it easy to discern characters. 1mo
Cinfhen I‘m always looking for audio suggestions so that‘s really good to know. Thanks 😊 1mo
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#AnglophileApril #BookishConfession #NeverEver have I read these popular books....I‘ve tried a few but bailed on every one 🙈🙊which popular book/series have you #NeverEver read????

vivastory I love a good #bookishconfession I've #neverever read Harry Potter, although I do love Galbraith (aka Rowling's) Cormoran Strike series 8mo
Clwojick All of those! Lol. I read the first 4 HP books, but bailed on the 5th. Never read any of the others at all though. (edited) 8mo
LeahBergen Hmm 🤔 Game of Thrones? 8mo
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LeahBergen Eat, Pray, Love. I thought I wouldn‘t be able to stomach it. 😆 8mo
BiblioLitten @LeahBergen Me neither. Also, Mortal Instruments 8mo
batsy @LeahBergen Same to both of your answers 😆 8mo
batsy I've also never read the Outlander series or the Divergent series or the Maze Runner series or a single John Green book 😁 8mo
rretzler I refuse to read Twilight 8mo
julesG Game of Thrones. Tried it. Couldn't get into it. Like @batsy Divergent, didn't even try. Same with Maze Runner and John Green. 😁 8mo
Lovesbooks87 I have never read all of the books that you have pictured! 8mo
Cinfhen Woohoo!!! I‘m NOT a literary oddball after all!!!!! YOU ARE ALL MY PEOPLE XX @vivastory @Clwojick @LeahBergen @BiblioLitten @batsy @rretzler @julesG @Lovesbooks87 and I haven‘t read ANY of the other books you all mentioned 😜 8mo
Cinfhen Oh wait @julesG and @batsy I did read FIOS by Green but I thought the movie was better 😁 (edited) 8mo
jenniferw88 For those who have said Game of Thrones, it took me to near the end of book 1 to become a fan... 8mo
jenniferw88 And I refuse to read Twilight! 8mo
Megabooks I haven‘t read any of those either. I also have never read anything by Stephen King! 😬😳 8mo
Cinfhen You‘re not into vampires @jenniferw88 ??? I‘ve read 2 King novels @Megabooks and they were just ok for me. I read Joyland and 8mo
jenniferw88 @Cinfhen I am, but I'm not into romance novels or sparkly vampires! 😂😂😂 i like Kim Newman's series on vampires, starting with 8mo
Cinfhen Hahaha @jenniferw88 I love that #SparklyVampires 🧛🏼‍♀️🧛‍♂️ 8mo
TrishB I haven‘t read Twilight 😁 but I‘ve been made to watch the films. I‘ve read all the others. Like @jenniferw88 I like scary vampires! 8mo
Kalalalatja I have never read LoTR, and any crime/mystery series you can think of gets a big no from me as well 😄 8mo
Chrissyreadit #bookishconfessions I‘ve read and loved all of those books.... 8mo
Seekingtardis I tried the first Outlander book and I just couldn‘t. I got about 1/3 into it and had no idea what happened so I just put it away! 8mo
KarenUK LOTR and Outlander..... never even tried.... also I‘ve never read Stephen King... 🙀 (edited) 8mo
emilyhaldi I‘ve tried and bailed on all of them too! (Except LOTR). I don‘t have the patience for series I suppose 🤷🏻‍♀️ 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm 🙋‍♀️☝️😬..I think my emojis are self explanatory! 😂 8mo
Mdargusch I have never ever tried the top two series. 🙅🏼‍♀️ 8mo
Clwojick @Megabooks Same! The only Stephen king book that I read what Shawshank, and its not even really a traditional “scary SK” book 8mo
Melissa_J I‘ve never read the 50 shades books, I bailed on the Twilight series after the first book, and couldn‘t make it past the halfway point in the first LOTR book (love the movies though). I have read five of the Outlander books though, but don‘t have much interest in continuing. I love Harry Potter 🤷🏻‍♀️ 8mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I've read Hunger Games and have started Outlander. But I have never read or seen Harry Potter. 8mo
Reviewsbylola You bailed on Hunger Games?!? What kind of heathen are you!! 8mo
Reviewsbylola What?!? @megabooks Granted, I‘m not a huge SK fan, but definitely try 8mo
Reviewsbylola As for the other series you mentioned Cindy, I‘ve read 1-2 from each of them except LOTR. I‘m not at all interested in that one! 8mo
BiblioLitten @batsy Me neither. 😁 8mo
Megabooks @Reviewsbylola That‘s the one I‘ve thought about trying! 8mo
BarbaraBB I have read HP and liked it but all the others don‘t appeal to me at all. I did read a few SK but have sworn to #neverever do that again. The man is such a cliché. I mean the people in his books are. So annoying. 8mo
rohit-sawant I've been meaning to read Harry Potter for years now. 8mo
britt_brooke I‘ve read Twilight, Hunger Games, and LOTR (this one just so my husband would stop badgering me). I‘ll eventually read HP if/when my sons are ready. I read the first one years back but didn‘t feel the need to continue then. Generally speaking, I‘m not usually one for series. 8mo
Suet624 I haven‘t read any of those either. And I‘m okay admitting that! 8mo
Cinfhen Seems like we‘re in good company @suet624 😍 8mo
Cinfhen I love that you‘re waiting to read HP with your boys @britt_brooke 💚💚 8mo
Cinfhen And I enjoyed hearing all of your #BookishConfessions @Clwojick @Melissa_J @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @Reviewsbylola @BiblioLitten @BarbaraBB @rohit-sawant makes me feel validated in a weird way 😉😜🥳 8mo
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#BookishConfession: I can‘t stand introductions and prefaces. I feel like a kid told not to eat the cookie before lunch. It just makes me want to stamp my foot and skip it. Make it an afterword instead. I may be interested to read it after the good stuff!

Cuckoo's Calling | Robert Galbraith
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#bookishconfession time: I have never finished the Harry Potter series (got to Goblet of Fire), but I am very invested in Cormoran Strike series and can‘t wait for Lethal White to be released in the US!

Mandigolightly This is SUCH a good series 1y
BooksAtNight @Mandigolightly It is! I made the mistake of binge reading the first three and have been waiting for months for this book! (Well, I still have to wait months but at least now I have a date?) 1y
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I Wish That I Had Duck Feet | Dr Seuss, Theo LeSieg, Theodore Lesieg
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#Bookishconfession, The Cat in the Hat terrified me as a kid. What if the mother came back before they cleaned up? What if she found out even if they cleaned up? I much preferred the tagged #DrSeuss! #magicalMarch @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love this!!! 💕📚👏🏻 2y
readinginthedark Me too! Well, I wasn‘t scared, more disapproving. But I kept thinking, “He‘s trying to get them in trouble! That mean cat!” 😂 2y
vkois88 I don't think I've read the duck one... I'll have to see if I can hunt down a copy for my daughter 😊 2y
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Bookish confession time!
Sometimes I really don‘t like the covers to a book (sorry, authors, but it can detract from your amazingly witty story!).
So I‘ve decided to fix my issue!
Come on other students of the 80s (and early 90s!)!! Time to fold up some book covers!!
Any one else want to share their #bookishconfession ? Non-judgement confessional opens here! Tag me with the hashtag and confess! 😇 😈 📚 ✏️

kricheal Oh my gosh! I remember that being a requirement! Those darn book covers that latest the longest but were so ugly were the ones that were made from plain old brown paper shopping bags. 2y
LibrarianJen I loved book covers, and the ugly brown ones @kricheal mentioned were just a good excuse for doodling! 2y
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Outlander | Diana Gabaldon
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Still trying to work out the kinks in my Jan-March list for #booked2018 challenge. Having a little trouble with the Unconventional Romance category but thinking this one might fit? Thoughts?

@BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft

swishandflick I'd say a bit of time travel makes this a good unconventional pick - especially if you've never read it before! One of my favorites 😄 2y
valeriegeary @swishandflick I haven't. It's my best friend's favorite and I've been thinking it's time to see what all the fuss is about! 2y
erinreads Definitely unconventional. Hope you like it! 2y
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Natasha.C.Barnes Do it! Such a fun book. And then watch the series! I think it may be THE ONLY visual adaptation that I like more than the book! 😱 2y
Cinfhen Perfect!!! Exactly what @4thhouseontheleft would suggest!!!! #BookishConfession I still haven't read the series, either 🙈maybe it's time!!! 2y
melissajayne It definitely is an unconventional romance book. 2y
Cortg Perfect choice! The series is really good and I love BIG books! I still have to read the 8th one. 2y
valeriegeary @Cinfhen *whispers* doooooooo it 😄 2y
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Edgar and Lucy | Victor Lodato
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Made a quick stop at Books-a-Million on my way home this afternoon and picked this up from the bargain section. I‘ve seen rave reviews on #Litsy, but I mostly bought it because I love the cover 😝 #bookhaul #bookishconfession