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DebinHawaii
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#SoaringScores #CatchUp
Set in the Scottish Highlands with boats, hills & fog, I think this book works as a catch up for #LeavingPort #MistyMountains & #TheSkyeBoatSong 😉Finished early in the week. The usual Colgan sweet & a nice revisit to the characters from The Bookshop on the Corner with a new MC helping out Nina. I wasn‘t sure of Zoe at first but she won me over & I adored the two young boys Hari & Patrick. Not my favorite but easy & good.

DebinHawaii I just realized the description must be for the British version as the MC & son‘s names are totally different. Odd. 🤔 (edited) 2mo
Cinfhen And very odd in regards to the publisher 2mo
CrowCAH Sounds like a quaint little book shop! 2mo
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Centique
The Beauty Myth | Naomi Wolf
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#maymoviemagic #youngandbeautiful

I read this when I was #young and it made me think differently about the perceived need to be #beautiful. Probably very outdated now - it‘s nearly 30 years old - but back then, this was the first voice I‘d heard questioning the way women were represented in media etc.

I am so so #backlist, I‘m like a deep sea diver for books 😂😂

Liz_M "deep sea diver" Nice! ? 7mo
Cinfhen I‘m amazed your memory still holds up! #Impressive 🙌🏻❣️ 7mo
GingerAntics Actually, it‘s still remarkably relevant. The situation she talks about is worse now and it‘s on men now too in more ways, but this still holds up. 7mo
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Centique @Liz_M 😘 7mo
Centique @GingerAntics that‘s good to know. 7mo
rohit-sawant Wonderful post! And "deep sea diver" is so true ? 7mo
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Gina
The Chalk Artist | Allegra Goodman
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Chalk fest in my home town. So many talented people to meet!

AmyG Amazing! 1y
Cinfhen Wow😮 #impressive 1y
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TrishB
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#revolution #heyjune
One off my son‘s shelves 😁

Cathythoughts I love Bernie ❤️ 1y
TrishB @Cinfhen he loves politics - especially US politics. He just finished his degree with a dissertation on the 1960 presidential election....which I now know a lot about!! 1y
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TrishB Wow! Good for him, and probably even more interesting to talk about now. 1y
Cathythoughts Yes that is very impressive stuff indeed !! 👍🏻 1y
Caroline2 Ohhhh interesting! I‘m fascinated by US politics! Can‘t wait to hear what you think of it! Stacked!! 👍🏻 1y
GypsyKat Well done! 👏👏👏 1y
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Simona
Like a Fading Shadow: A Novel | Antonio Muoz Molina
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I think I will succeed in reading the longlist before announcements of the shortlist 🤓

Cinfhen WOW! I haven‘t read any....some I never even heard of😱#impressive 🙌🏻 2y
batsy 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 2y
Simona @Cinfhen Me neither ... majority of the titles (and authors) were unknown to me, and that is the reason why I like Man Booker Prize, especially International version. 2y
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Simona @batsy Next year? 😜😘 2y
batsy 😂😭 It's not over yet! There's the shortlist and I'm going to work on my willpower 🤞🏽😘 2y
Simona @batsy Yes you will, I believe in you 🙌🤟😘 2y
Emilymdxn I‘m on 3 so far! I didn‘t pick up on it till quite late :( doing my best tho! 2y
Simona @Emilymdxn I started a day after announcements and is still a race with the time .... do you think you will managed? 2y
Emilymdxn I don‘t think I will at all, I only started a week ago or so (I‘d already read one of them coincidentally before I started trying to tick them all off). I think I‘ll manage the whole shortlist when it comes out tho 2y
Simona @Emilymdxn Timelines between longlist - shortlist and shortlist - winner could have been reversed. 2y
LeahBergen Wow!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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Cinfhen
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There‘s still time to wish @ErinSueG congrats on her 5k Litfluence 🎉🎉🎉and only in the first two months ❣️❣️❣️#impressive check out her page for all the details #5kGiveaway #LittensAreTheBest 😊🧡🙏🏻

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RachelO
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Gisli needs to say #PinchMe every time he closes his eyes, because actually sleeping seems to be a very bad idea. Good Dream-Woman and Evil Dream-Woman are giving him no end of grief!

(Other than that, I have to admit to having No Idea what's going on in this particular saga 😕. Much sneaking round spearing each other and head-chopping-off-ness.)

#TuneIntoNovember

Cinfhen You're still committed to this #CHUNKSTER #BigBookMonitor #Impressive @minkyb (edited) 2y
RachelO @Cinfhen Ha! Thank you. I definitely need a chunkster cheerleader /#bigbookmonitor for this one. But it will be finished by Christmas. #still6weekstogo #OMGisthatall??? 🙀 2y
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merelybookish
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Anyone remember this show? Loved it as a kid! Apparently it was based on a book.
#eight #novemberbythenumbers @JoeStalksBeck @Tiffy_Reads

DGRachel I had no idea it was based on a book! 2y
merelybookish @DGRachel Me neither! Until I searched this morning. 2y
Cinfhen Yup!!! Willie Ames & his pooka shell necklace 😍😍😍 2y
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merelybookish @Cinfhen Right! Cause he was the "bad" boy in the family. I still remember their names: David, Mary, Susan, Nancy, Joni, Elizabeth, Tommy & Nicolas. :) 2y
AlaMich I was a big fan of this show as a kid!! 2y
Cinfhen Wow! #impressive memory 🙌🏻 2y
Betty Enjoyed this show a lot! Diana Hyland (John Travolta's older girlfriend) was the first wife on the show; got cancer and had to leave before dying. 2y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I remember this show!! I liked it as a kid because I think I was around the same age as the Nicholas character (that was the little boy‘s name, right?) 2y
merelybookish @Betty That's sad. She must have been fairly young. I don't remember her. Just the second actress who played the stepmom. 2y
merelybookish @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I was close in age to Nicholas too. My best friend growing up was the youngest of nine, so I think she identified a lot with his character. ☺️ 2y
Betty @merelybookish She played John Travolta's mom in The Boy in the Plastic Bubble. Considerably older than him. She was the love of his life 2y
Bklover I loved that show! Had such a crush on Willie Ames! 2y
LeahBergen Such a flashback! 😂 2y
Centique I loved this too! 2y
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Kalalalatja
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My kind of not-so-#freakyFriday - only cakes and #RussianLit2017 for me. I have had a really busy week, and in #timeslikethese I like to treat myself a little extra (who am I kidding, I treat myself all the time!). But this Friday, this mean two cakes, two books and two hours of reading time. I'm switching between audio and print for C&P, so I'm getting through it pretty quickly 👍

#Rocktober #SpookyOctober

Cinfhen Great photo & your cake matches your book cover ~ #impressive 2y
BarbaraBB Great post! 2y
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Pogue
Untitled | Unknown
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I can read many languages, I just can't speak them. Today I found and 1897 Welsh book of poetry or hymnal. I can't wait to read that one. I can also read Gaelic, Latin, Spanish, French, German and a bit of Russian.

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