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Naj
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#7days7covers #covercrush Day 5

@OnlyYoo want to join? Post seven covers you love, one each for seven days. No need for any explanations. Tag a new litten everyday.

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Jenken1998
Angelas Ashes PB | Frank McCourt
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So this has been on my TBR list for the longest time.i would bet close to 20 years? I am proud to say I finished it today. It was wonderful. His writing was divine. I literally smelled the smells, felt the hunger, witnessed the poverty and loss and found myself smiling at the shenanigans. The story of a poor Irish family growing up in the lanes of Limerick pre and post Ww2. A story of poverty and hope. Now to find his 2 follow ups❤❤❤❤❤

marleed I read a book written by his brother many moons ago, as well. It was interesting because it‘s a slightly different perspective. Malachy- I think is his brother. 2d
BirdsandBelles Loved this book! I read it years ago and it still stays with me. 💕 2d
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deirdrebeecher
The Tin: From the Irish Epic Tin B Cualinge | Thomas Kinsella, Louis Le Brocquy
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Antique fair find. Always wanted a copy of this book because I love the brush drawings by Louis le broquey. The font is georgous too.

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Libby1
The Spirit Level: Poems | Seamus Heaney
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I knew this book was used when I bought it, but this takes “Used” to a whole nother level! (I‘m holding onto my American Midwestern roots by saying “nother”.)

Every page is like this.

@BookishMarginalia - this makes me think of you! I hope you‘re well. 😊

Mdargusch Fascinating! 6d
sisilia Wow! 🤯 Advanced marginalia 6d
tournevis That's one well-analysed poem! 😚 6d
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JulietBooks He didn't have a notebook on him. 6d
MicheleinPhilly 😳😳😳 6d
LeahBergen Whoa!! 😮 6d
398.2 Wow! I don‘t know if I could read it. It‘s very distracting. 6d
8little_paws Oh I would be pissed if I bought a book with all that writing in it! 6d
DivineDiana Hoping you find something interesting in the margins! 6d
CrowCAH Wow that‘s dedication! 5d
SaraFair Probably used it to write a paper? 5d
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KarenUK
At Swim, Two Boys | Jamie O'Neill
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#7days7covers #CoverCrush #Day4 💕

I tag @JennyM if you‘d like to play along? Just post 1 cover you love, each day for 7 days, no explanation needed and use the hashtags 😊💕

Cinfhen You are drawn to water and real life images / I‘m drawn to flowers and illustrations ~ so interesting! 1w
Tanisha_A Loving that blue! 1w
Kalalalatja It is a striking cover! 1w
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Tex2Flo All your choices for this challenge have folks jumping into the water... psychologically, what does this tell us? It's hot outside? Or you're looking to dive into something new? 1w
BarbaraBB Have you read the book? It‘s on my shelf but it has been there for years and years! 1w
KarenUK @tex2flo nothing too deep! (No pun intended).... probably just that I love turquoise and swim most days! 🤷‍♀️😂 1w
KarenUK @cinfhen I actually hadn‘t noticed the pattern! Though I am definitely drawn to water.... I swim most days.... and would you believe tomorrow‘s pick is watery too! 💦#predictable 1w
KarenUK @BarbaraBB It‘s been languishing on my kindle for a while too! 1w
Cinfhen Ha!!! I went “watery” today too and so did @BarbaraBB 1w
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everlocalwest
Ulysses | James Joyce
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I'm so behind on updates here, but I have been reading all summer! Just finished Ulysess with this group and it was a fun ride. I'm genuinely happy to have read this one and don't know that I could have ever conquered it without a group to wrestle through everything with. @matthieumcintosh is the best!

Nebklvr Great job!! 1w
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Crazeedi
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#RedRoseSeptember #tubthumping
@Cinfhen @arlenefinnigan
Day 3 I had no idea what this phrase meant. I looked it up and one site said "something the Irish did when rebelling against England ", so that made me think of this book I read many years ago, a great great book.

Cinfhen This sounds interesting 🤓 2w
arlenefinnigan ✊🇮🇪 2w
gradcat @Crazeedi I didn‘t know what it meant either (see my post—nothing to do with the correct meaning!). 🤣 2w
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Suet624
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sisilia You are in for a treat! 😍 2w
MicheleinPhilly I really enjoyed this one! 2w
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚😊🌸 2w
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Macnjen Very cool cover art! (edited) 2w
BarbaraBB Another NYRB 😍 2w
LeeRHarry One of my all time faves - hope you enjoy! 😊 that is a fab cover! 2w
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Astroneman
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Nerdy_Bookworm You'll love War and Peace! It's one of my all time favorites! You'll fall in love with Pierre, I know I did! 😊 1w
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