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LiterRohde
Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn
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“It's a very difficult era in which to be a person, just a real, actual person, instead of a collection of personality traits selected from an endless Automat of characters. And if all of us are play-acting, there can be no such thing as a soul mate, because we don't have genuine souls.”

#LilithJuly | 16: #FoolishGames

📷: Made with Typorama

KarenUK Such a great book..... 💕👍 2mo
LiterRohde @KarenUK It was. Check out my review from a couple days ago if you haven‘t already. 2mo
KarenUK I saw it, loved it! Great review..... 2mo
LiterRohde @KarenUK My apologies. I didn‘t see your name in the ‘likes‘ section of the post so I assumed you didn‘t see it. You know what they say about assuming. 2mo
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Reviewsbylola
The Party | Robyn Harding
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Mehso-so

It‘s all fun and games at Hannah‘s sweet 16, until she and her friends break the rules. What results is a true test of morality and friendship.

A friend told me to read this so I did. I didn‘t love it, I didn‘t hate it. It‘s definitely one of those quick summer reads that holds your attention by the pool. #foolishgames #lilithjuly

KarenUK Never heard of this one...... 🤷‍♀️ 2mo
Reviewsbylola My friend picked it up at Target. It is one of their “club” picks. But I agree, I‘d never heard of it either. 😆 @KarenUK 2mo
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DebinHawaii
The Spite Game | Anna Snoekstra
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#LilithJuly
I believe that games of spite, lying, hating, and hunger are games that can't really be won, and are all #FoolishGames to play. I have read three of these game-titled books and one (The Lying Game) is in my #TBR stack.

KarenUK I liked the Lying game... I‘m also hoping Ruth Ware‘s new one turns up at work as an ARC 🤞🤞🤞🤞 2mo
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TrishB
The Family Upstairs | Lisa Jewell
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#foolishgames #lilithjuly
Don‘t know the song, but the artist is Jewell.....this is all I‘ve got people. Been a long and stressful day!

KarenUK I enjoyed The Girls (in the garden) It had this extended title in the US.... I think I remember there being a map of the community garden, and I always love a mystery with a map! 💕😊👍 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Ha! Nice interpretation. Hope you‘ll be able to have a restful evening 💕 2mo
Birdsong28 I really enjoyed the tagged book by her so much when I got it out of the library I had to buy my own copy 2mo
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squirrelbrain Much cleverer than The Hunger Games! 👍😘 2mo
JennyM Have a good evening Trish 😘😘😘 2mo
TrishB @KarenUK @Birdsong28 I have three on my kindle! But neither of the ones you‘ve mentioned! 2mo
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm @JennyM hubby took me out for tea - always helps! 2mo
TrishB @squirrelbrain lol 👍🏻 2mo
Cinfhen Clever!!! Tea with hubby sounds lovely. I‘ve spent 6 hours at the mall with my son. Total deja vu 2mo
TrishB @Cinfhen you‘re skint now then! 2mo
Cinfhen I need a translation please!! 2mo
TrishB @Cinfhen spent a lot of money 😁 2mo
Cinfhen Yes, then @TrishB he depleted the budget!!! 🤪and we begin again all over today 🙄 2mo
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squirrelbrain
The Hunger Games | Suzanne Collins
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These weren‘t such #foolishgames for those involved - it really was a game of life or death....

#lilithjuly

TrishB lol! Great minds. I was about to do this 😁 2mo
squirrelbrain Sooorrry @trishb! I was surprised no-one else had, as I‘m a bit behind today.... 😁 2mo
brit91 This one of my favorite series!😍 2mo
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KarenUK Such a good series 👍💕 2mo
Cinfhen Didn‘t even occur to me!! Good one 🥳 2mo
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wideeyedreader
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#lilithjuly day 16: It may just be me, but I thought the Triwizard Tournament was a series of #foolishgames. Not a spectator-friendly competition, that‘s for sure!

KarenUK Particularly the underwater one! 😂 2mo
wideeyedreader @KarenUK Right! What did the spectators do?, stand there peering at the water? 😄 2mo
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KarenUK
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#LilithJuly
One from my #TBR mountain range today! This one sounds full of #foolishgames and silly fun! Feeling like some lighter reads in a stressful time right now, so may get to it soon 😊💕👍📚🏔🏔🏔

Hestapleton I loved this one! 2mo
Purrfectpages Loved it! 2mo
JennyM Hope you are doing ok and this book eases some of those stresses 😘 2mo
KarenUK @JennyM thank you 💕 2mo
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Librarybelle
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In Oneida, it was common practice to play #FoolishGames with the heart - it was frowned upon to get overly attached to one person. And if you did, well, that wasn‘t exactly the spirit of free love.

This was just an okay read for me - dry in parts, though it makes me want to visit Oneida and tour the big house. And, the author is a descendant of this community. #LilithJuly

Cinfhen I recently read a book that weaves the Oneida story into the modern day utopian tale. I thought it was well done and really fascinating 👉🏾 2mo
Librarybelle Thanks, @Cinfhen ! I missed your post on that, but found it and stacked the book. It looks interesting! 2mo
KarenUK Another great historical pick! 😊👍 2mo
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Clare-Dragonfly Thanks for the recommendation, @Cinfhen ! That sounds really good! 2mo
Cinfhen You‘re so welcome @Clare-Dragonfly it was a pretty good read! 2mo
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Cinfhen
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#LilithJuly I know I‘ve used this book before, but I‘ll stand behind it (again) When it comes to #FoolishGames Mike and V set the bar pretty high 😜 This thriller belongs along the lines of Gone Girl. Twisted and psychotic and maybe not quite believable but still a slow motion train wreck that‘s hard to stop watching/reading.

KarenUK On my shelf, unread of course 😂..... sounds like a page-turner 👍 2mo
KarenUK And hope your jet lag isn‘t too awful! 💕😴😴 2mo
Crazeedi Hope you've arrived safely and are resting! 2mo
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julesG And onto my stack. 2mo
Cinfhen Safe & sound at my parents house @Crazeedi @KarenUK just exhausted and dealing with jet lag 🤪 2mo
Cinfhen I liked it @julesG although others were unimpressed 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2mo
TrishB I‘ve not got to this yet! Glad you‘ve arrived safely 😘 2mo
Crazeedi @Cinfhen 👍❤😘 2mo
BarbaraBB On my shelves! Glad you liked it! 2mo
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