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Little Lord Fauntleroy | Frances Hodgson Burnett

I‘m so glad I read this children‘s classic. Such a delightful read about a little lord and how he was ‘jiggered‘ by his newfound earldom. Children‘s books are the best #inbetween reads.
Knickerbockers!! 😄
#Childrensclassicread2019 @TheBookHippie

TheBookHippie I simply adored this!!! 12mo
batsy Jiggered! 😂 12mo
Erofan I absolutely agree! ❤ 12mo
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The old man and the sea | Ernest Hemingway
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It‘s not everyday that a thirteen-year-old recommends Hemingway to someone. She said that it was her favourite book, and I would love it. 😊💕
#inbetween #shortreads

Tanisha_A This IS a favourite! 🐋 1y
Leftcoastzen That‘s great! 1y
GingerAntics I remember having to read this in 7th grade. I couldn‘t get into it. 1y
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Imaginary Cities | Darran Anderson
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Yay #bookmail from @RachelO #inbetween #giveaway!!! Looking forward to this one.

batsy Nice!! 2y
RachelO Hooray! It reached you! Hope you enjoy it. 2y
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Gratuitous photo of Exeter Cathedral as there's no scaffolding on the West Front for once AND the sun was shining.

It's been a 👿 of a week, with stress levels 🚀. So time to do stuff today, and a day out tomorrow.

I've *finally* got the #inbetween giveaway books in the post, so hopefully you'll get some post in the next few days @jhod and @Cathythoughts 🚚. @batsy @Traci1 @REPollock @Brooke_H - ✈️should be 2-3 weeks.

Brooke_H Thank you! 😄 2y
Traci1 Thanks! Hope your weekend is stress-free. ☺ 2y
Cathythoughts You are very good. Hope you can have some time for yourself ❤️XX 2y
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Bostonmomx2 Stunning!! 2y
JazzFeathers 😍😍😍 2y
youneverarrived So beautiful 😍 2y
TrishB Love this picture 💜 hope tomorrow is more restful! (edited) 2y
batsy What a gorgeous view. Thank you for your efforts, looking forward to bookmail 😊❤️ Hope you have a peaceful weekend and a better week! 2y
GatheringBooks love this photo! hope the coming week will be better for you! 2y
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Untitled | Unknown
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Thank you so much to everyone who entered the #inbetween giveaway! I have a lifetime's supply of new-to-me titles and old favourite short books/stories to dig into now, and I'm massively looking forward to exploring your recommendations over the coming months.

For now, though, I have a heap of books, a highlighter pen, a random-number generator on my phone, along with a list of who requested what!

Winners below! 👇🎉📚🎉📚

RachelO The winners are:
1. Imaginary Cities @REPollock
2. Defy the Worlds @Tracy1
3. Herring Famine @jhod
4. Oliver Loving @brooke_h
5. The Unofficial Countryside @batsy
6. Every Note Played @cathythoughts

🎉🎉🎉Congratulations🎉🎉🎉 and thank you for helping me celebrate (today's my actual freelanciversary!). Drop me an email on ... with your address, and I'll get these in the post in the next few days.
(edited) 2y
Cinfhen Congrats to all and you as well, Rachel 🙌🏻🎉💕😁 2y
RachelO @Cinfhen Thanks Cindy! 😁 2y
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sudi Congrats to all the winners 🙌🎉🎉🎉😊 2y
Cathythoughts Congratulations @RachelO & congrats to all winners 🎉🎉🎉yay for all of us ( I won too 😱... ) soooo exciting 🙏🏻❤️ 2y
batsy Ooh, that's lovely! Thank you so much ❤️ Congrats to all the winners, so exciting 🎉😊 2y
GatheringBooks woohoo! congratulations!! :) 2y
RachelO @Cathythoughts @batsy 📚📚📚Congrats! Will probably get these in the post at the weekend - a little manic here right now. 😘 2y
RachelO @sudi @GatheringBooks Thanks for playing & being good sports!! I'll be raiding the library to track down your suggestions v soon! 2y
Kaye Congrats 🎈🎉🎊 to the winners ! 2y
BiblioLitten Congratulations guys! 👏🎇😊 2y
GatheringBooks @RachelO oh more than happy to just repost all these! :) that‘s part of the joy of being in this community. 2y
BookishTrish Congratulations, winners! 🎉🎉🎉 2y
jhod Fabulous, thank you!!! X 2y
REPollock Yay!!! Thank you!!! 2y
Traci1 I hate to get too excited, but I'm assuming I'm the Tracy1 one? 😁 2y
RachelO @Traci1 Oh bother, SORRY! Yes, it's you and your tardis. Email me 😊 2y
Traci1 I figured. My mom occasionally spells my name with a y, and she's the one who strapped me with the i. 😆 Thank you, thank you, thank you! 😊 2y
RachelO @REPollock @jhod You're very welcome! 🌞 2y
Brooke_H Thank you thank you thank you! ☺️❤️ 2y
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Walking Away | Simon Armitage, Sue Roberts
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Thanks to Rachel for her giveaway. I think this would be perfect for you- a walk along the south west coast 😁 If you haven‘t already read it!!
I would be interested in no 2 Defy the Worlds - as I think I have the first in the tbr pile!

RachelO Ha! I *might* have bought this for a gazillion people (or at least 3). And my copy *might* still be on my shelf unread. Perfect! Thanks for entering 😊 2y
TrishB @RachelO I think you‘ll enjoy this when you get to it! 😁 2y
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Congratulations @RachelO on your anniversaries!
And thanks for the #giveaway.
For #inbetween reads I would recommend the tagged book, Grief is the thing with feathers if you haven't read it, This is going to hurt which isn't short but it's diary entries so you can dip in and out, and anything on Serial Reader!
I would like to win A Herring Famine which I was recommended a couple of months ago.
Congrats again! 💕💕

RachelO Hi Jess, thanks for entering! For some readon I've never read Lionel Shriver - this could be a good place to start! And nope, still haven't read the Matt Haig either - my tbr's exploding 😉 2y
jhod Oh it's by Adam Kay - a junior doctor - not MH. Have only read how to stop time by him and didn't like it, but will be trying the humans soon! 2y
RachelO @jhod I'm being dozy! It was Grief is a thing with feathers that I was muddling with How to Stop Time - I do have the doctors one stacked, but part of me would rather not know 🙈. Obviously need to read them all & untangle myself! 2y
Libby1 My husband just saw your post card from Italy, and turning it over, said: “Who‘s Jihad?” 🤣🤣🤣 2y
jhod @libby1 😂 I should chosen my handle more carefully! 2y
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#InBetween @RachelO congratulations 🎉. And thankyou for your generosity. I usually don‘t read short stories or books. But I would highly recommend the tagged book of stories, especially the first story: Mrs. Fox 👍🏻🦊.
I would be interested in Every Note Played, this sounds very good ❤️👍🏻

RachelO Hi @Cathythoughts , thanks for entering! I remember you liking this one - I've still got one of her novels unread on audio. Will definitely look out for Mr Fox 🦊 2y
RachelO *Mrs, even! 2y
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Mildew | Paulette Jonguitud, Paulette Jonguitud Acosta
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Congratulations on your Litsyversary & freelanciversary, @RachelO ! Thank you for this #inbetween giveaway. Mildew is translated from Spanish by the author. It's some 90+ pages of gripping, fever dream-type hallucinatory prose about sexuality, motherhood, life, & death. So good. I'm looking forward to Marie NDiaye's short Self Portrait in Green for more of the same.

I'd love to win either (1) Imaginary Cities or (5) The Unofficial Countryside 😍

RachelO Hello @batsy! You do find interesting books! I hadn't clocked this one, and was aware of N'Diaye from ?last year's MBI? but Obviously haven't read her! Will give her a go. Thanks for entering 😊 2y
batsy @RachelO I loved her Three Strong Women and All My Friends so I'm really looking forward to this one! Thanks for the opportunity 💚 2y
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The Word for World is Forest | Ursula K. Le Guin
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I think you like Science Fiction or Fantasy, @RachelO , but I certainly do, and I love novellas and novelettes. They are great palate cleansers, great for #inbetween. Every one of Ursula K. LeGuin‘s novellas are little zingers. I love them.

Of the books you listed, I really want to read Every Not Played. Thanks for the #giveaway!!

RachelO Confession time! I read the Earthsea Trilogy (yep, trilogy!) when I was at school, but haven't read UKLG since. These would be a great way back in! Thanks for entering 😊 2y
DivaDiane The remainder of the Earthsea series (or actually all of them, since they are all brief novels) would make excellent in between books. The last book in the series “Tales from Earthsea and the Other Wind” is a collection of short stories and a novella. Enjoy 2y
DivaDiane Oh and don‘t forget Rocannon‘s World. It‘s part of the group of 3 novellas including Planet of Exile and City of Illusion. 2y
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