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This is a major #chunkster. 45 hours of listening. But it‘s divided into three books, so I‘m not sure I‘ll plow through it all at once. It‘s my pick for #publicdomain #booked2019 and #readingwomen #translatedbefore1945. #currentlyreading #currentlylistening

LeahBergen I loved it. 2w
BarbaraTheBibliophage @LeahBergen Good to know! It‘s very simple so far, but interesting. I‘m part Norwegian, so it‘s my heritage also. 2w
LeahBergen I read it after a trip to Norway. 😄 2w
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BarbaraBB I loved it too. She‘s so strong and admirable! 2w
BarbaraTheBibliophage @BarbaraBB Oh good. I‘m still in the part where she‘s young and a little stupid. 2w
BarbaraBB @BarbaraTheBibliophage Oops I‘m sorry, I didn‘t know. It‘s no spoiler though, she grows up fast 😅 2w
BarbaraTheBibliophage @BarbaraBB Haha. No worries. That‘s not really a spoiler. 🌞 2w
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Nostalgic, tender and almost idyllic reminiscence on the childhood, heavily autobiographical and presented in short chapters - vignettes about nature, mother, father, old house ... Recommended, if you are craving for simple, but beautiful, heartwarming prose and story.

#Booked2019 #PublicDomain @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage
#ReadingWomenChallenge #aTranslatedBookPublishedBefore1945

BarbaraTheBibliophage Nice review and pick for this prompt! 2w
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Fiction is filled with people (nearly always representing a so-called greater interest ie community, social harmony, scientific progress) who would be more than happy to #FixYou
#AnglophileApril @Mdargusch @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Great post!! Have not read the tagged book but did read the other two!! Excellent picks 1mo
Cinfhen Maybe I‘ll try it for #Booked2019 #PublicDomain 1mo
vivastory @Cinfhen Thanks! A couple of years ago I was a bit obsessed with Victorian genre novels & Wells was easily one of my favorite authors. The tagged book was a favorite & has stuck with me. 1mo
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emilyhaldi Great choices 💊💊💊 1mo
Mdargusch I loved our Stepford Wives read along. Good choices! 1mo
Reviewsbylola Great choices! Stepford Wives is perfect! 1mo
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Dunbar(1872-1906)was the son of freed slaves. He became one of the first influential Black poets in America. His big break came when he was invited to read his poetry at the 1893 World‘s Columbian Exposition. Soon after, Dunbar‘s poems were published in major newspapers across America. It was interesting to read poems written in the dialect style which gained him international fame, but was not his only style. #publicdomain #booked2019 #mtTBR

Cinfhen Nice choice!!! I might borrow your suggestion ☺️ 2mo
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Booked | Kwame Alexander
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I have to admit, I totally forgot about #booked2019 in the first quarter as I was happy to have read anything at all 😅. Still, some of the books I read match some of the prompts:

6. New to me author: “The Left Hand of Darkness”

14. #muslimauthor: “Exit West” (as far as I know. It‘s also strongly implied the MCs are muslim)

15. #booktomovie: “Matilda”

17. Book gifted to me: “Emma”

LaLecture 19. #bookaboutaddiction: “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” 23. #publicdomain: “Mansfield Park” (I have a print copy but finished the last bit on @SerialReader) 24. Political intrigue: “The Tropic of the Serpents” (quite a stretch as it‘s fantasy but politics play an important role as Isabella happens to uncover some not-so-nice political plans) (edited) 2mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! I personally think fantasy books often have a lot of political intrigue. 2mo
Cinfhen Fantastic🙌🏻without even trying #ReadingRockStar 2mo
4thhouseontheleft I‘ll be using a fantasy book for the political intrigue as well. Great job on covering a wide variety of the prompts! 🎉🙌🏽📚 2mo
LaLecture @Cinfhen I was honestly surprised I could check off that many prompts 😅. But I‘m glad I could :). 2mo
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Dorian Gray, #youresovain you probably think this post is about you. And, granted, it is. But some humility would suit you 💁‍♂️


jhod 😂 3mo
Libby1 😃 3mo
Lizpixie Nice choice👍 3mo
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julesG 😂😂 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm Great pick! 3mo
Cinfhen Planning on reading this book, later this year for #publicDomain #Booked2019 🤞🏼🤞🏼 3mo
Billypar Love the cover of this edition- extra creepy! 3mo
Kalalalatja @Cinfhen I really enjoyed it, and it is short, too! 🙌 @Billypar it came up on Google, and I couldn‘t resist 😄 3mo
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A Room of One's Own | Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf is my pick for #booked2019 #newtoyouauthor 🙈 it‘s about time I guess!

saresmoore I hope you love her! But you might hate her... 4mo
Kimberlone I have that same version of Dalloway but my copy is falling apart! 4mo
BarbaraBB You‘re going to read both? Good luck, I always have a hard time reading her 😬😘 4mo
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vivastory I loved Orlando & have been meaning to read more of her work 4mo
emilyhaldi @BarbaraBB nah, just starting with one 😉 then I'll go from there! 4mo
batsy These covers 😍😍 4mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Seriously! 😍 4mo
Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB Such a hard time, I agree! 4mo
Cinfhen I think they would also work for #Booked2019 #publicDomain 4mo
Megabooks I need to read her too! 4mo
britt_brooke I read To the Lighthouse last year and could not handle her stream of consciousness. It works for me with some books, but really, really didn‘t with that one. I‘m reluctant to try any of her other books. I‘ll be curious to see what you think. Good luck!! 4mo
Reviewsbylola Good luck. That‘s all I‘m gonna say. 4mo
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The woman in white | Wilkie COLLINS
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Without giving away much of the plot, there is a question of #wholiveswhodies in this book.
It‘s a great mystery and suspense read with gothic element. 👍

Cinfhen I wonder if this book is part of #publicDomain ??? 5mo
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen It is and it is soooo good. Better than most contemporary thrillers! 5mo
batsy @BarbaraBB @Cinfhen So, so good! 👌🏽 5mo
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Cinfhen Oh good!!!! @batsy @BarbaraBB but I don‘t do so well with those gothic classics 😜 5mo
Lcsmcat @Cinfhen Try listening to the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical while / before you read. He‘s pretty faithful to the book and it might help you appreciate the original. 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm @Cinfhen this reads more like a mystery/suspense, I couldn‘t put it down! And it‘s available free on Gutenberg Project. 5mo
Cinfhen Really???? There‘s a musical???? How awesome @Lcsmcat is it called Woman in White???? 5mo
Cinfhen Im hoping it‘ll be on @SerialReader, Jess!!! 5mo
Lcsmcat @Cinfhen Yes, it‘s The Woman in White. You can listen to one of the songs here https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=00UE4CkTtq4&list=PLB918E2421371FE76&index=20 5mo
vivastory Moonstone was a favorite read last year, will definitely be reading this in 2019! 5mo
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The Prophet | Kahlil Gibran
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One of the #Booked2019 prompts this year is #publicdomain, and there will be a wealth of new books entering the public domain on Jan 1!

Authors include works by Agatha Christie, Khalil Gibran, Joseph Conrad, Robert Frost, Edith Wharton, P.G. Wodehouse, Willa Cather and more.

Details: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/29/books/copyright-extension-literature-public-d...

saresmoore This is great, thanks for sharing! 5mo
Kimzey Good to know! 5mo
Cinfhen Thanks for sharing!!!! Excited!!! 5mo
TrishB Great info, thanks 👍🏻 5mo
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The Yellow Wallpaper | Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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My shortest book made my top 5 and my longest book made my bottom 5. For the sake of my time, part of me wishes it had been the other way around. 😂
If you‘re looking for a good short read though, I would highly recommend The Yellow Wallpaper. It would work for the #booked2019 #publicdomain prompt too for those of you participating in that next year. 😄👍🏽


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