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Librarybelle
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I‘m involved in a few round robins, sending off books to the next recipient and reading some fun books, a few of which I would not pick up on my own.

I was wondering...any interest in a historical fiction round robin? Pick a book, grab a journal, jot down thoughts of the book, then send to the next person. If there is interest, I‘ll create a Google form and start collecting names. I‘m thinking to start this in the fall. Let me know! #hfswap

CouronneDhiver International or US only? 1y
BookishTrish Available to Canadians? 1y
erzascarletbookgasm If there‘s enough interest for international, I‘m in. 1y
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Librarybelle @CouronneDhiver @BookishTrish @erzascarletbookgasm I think it would depend upon interest level. I would think there could be a US Only group and an international group, since it would be nice for everyone who wanted to to participate, but knowing the cost of mailing items internationally could be very expensive. Just gauging interest at the moment! (edited) 1y
Burghbookaddict Me me! 🙋🏼🙋🏼 1y
minkyb Sounds good to me! 1y
Librarybelle @laurenashley @minkyb Great! When I have a sign up form together, I‘ll tag you in the post! 1y
RebelReader I love historical fiction so I would be very interested. 1y
Librarybelle @RebelReader 👍❤️ I‘ll keep you posted! 1y
Ddzmini I would be 😋📖 1y
Librarybelle @Ddzmini Great! I‘ll keep you posted! 👍❤️ 1y
Wife I would be interested. I like the “mark up” style, instead of notebooks if that makes a difference. 1y
Librarybelle Thanks, @Wife ! I‘ll keep you posted! 👍❤️ 1y
cathysaid Sounds interesting...and similar to #travellingbook 1y
Librarybelle Yes, @cathysaid ...similar. I‘m already in a mystery group, a teen group and a classics group. The more the merrier?!? (edited) 1y
Lmstraubie This is very intriguing & I love historical fiction 🙂 1y
ferskner I'm interested! Although I often have complaints about historical fiction... :) 1y
Librarybelle @Lmstraubie @ferskner I‘ll keep you informed! ❤️ 1y
sprainedbrain Me! I love historical fiction, and I love these round-robin book clubs! 1y
Librarybelle Great, @sprainedbrain ! I‘ll keep you posted! 1y
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RachelO
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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The #travellingbook arrived this morning- I'm excited to start my first Virginia Woolf, but also, strangely, a little nervous. And the notebook is looking amazing!

@Libby1 Thank you so much for the extras 😊. That bookmark 😍😂, Dairy Milk is always most welcome 😋, and the book is just fab!

@River_Voice who am I sending this to after?

kathedron Hope you enjoy the book! 😊 @TrishB is next. (By the way, did a birthday card turn up from me? I have my suspicions about one of the local post boxes. 😟) 1y
Libby1 You‘re welcome! 😃 1y
RachelO @River_Voice I'm so sorry Kate! Yes, it arrived safely, and was lovely (Your postbox has a reprieve- until the next time!) The whole weekend was higher-than-normal-crazy, and I totally forgot I hadn't posted. 😘 1y
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RachelO @trishb @river_voice Hiya, both. I'm afraid I'm going to be a little late sending this on (struggling to read anything heavier than bubblegum right now) but hope to get it out by the end of the week. Sorry! 1y
TrishB No worries! I feel very behind on lots of things at the moment, totally understand! 1y
kathedron Which reminds me ... just checking: @Caroline2 and @CouronneDhiver are you still interested in this travelling book? I realise that it's a long time since you both signed up for it. 1y
Caroline2 Travelling book?! What‘s the travelling book??? I have a terrible memory lately I‘m afraid! 😆 @River_Voice (edited) 1y
CouronneDhiver Oh no, that‘s quite alright. I‘ve got too much going on at the moment. Thanks for checking first (edited) 1y
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Libby1
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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Pickpick

Have you ever wondered what books you would bring to a castaway island?

I‘m not, in general, a re-reader of books, but I think I just might bring Woolf‘s books with me into exile. I find layer upon layer of beauty and meaning to her words.

This is not a book for someone who wants a clear plot or resolution. I couldn‘t read something like this all the time, but it was a treat.

Thank you, @River_Voice for choosing this as a #TravellingBook.

Libby1 This will be on its way to you soon, @RachelO ! 1y
Libby1 Silly autocorrect turned Woolf into Wolf. Fixed now. 1y
Moray_Reads Another quiet, resonating work of beauty. Gosh, I love Virginia. 1y
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Libby1 @Moray_Reads - this was my first Virginia Woolf book and I hope not my last. 1y
RachelO What a lovely review! I'm excited to read it - this'll be my first Virginia Woolf book as well. 1y
kathedron Lovely review, Libby! I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. ❤ 1y
Libby1 @RachelO - I‘ll send it next week. I hope you‘re settling in to your new place well! 1y
Libby1 Thanks, @River_Voice . 🌼 1y
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Libby1
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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“The flower blazed between the angles of the roots. Membrane after membrane was torn. It blazed a soft yellow, a lambent light under a film of velvet; it filled the caverns behind the eyes with light. All that inner darkness became a hall, leaf smelling, earth smelling of yellow light. And the tree was beyond the flower; and the grass, the flower and the tree were entire.”

#travellingbook
@River_Voice

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kathedron We need a flower eyes emoji! 1y
Libby1 @River_Voice - you are so right! This is my first Woolf and I‘m enjoying it so far. Your notes in the text are excellent. 1y
kathedron Oh, I am pleased to hear that! 😘 1y
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Libby1
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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The parcel has arrived!

Thanks so much, @4thhouseontheleft . I didn‘t realise you were posting this from America! I‘ll try to send you a wee present from Northern Ireland. 🍀

Thanks for organising the #travellingbook , @River_Voice . Please add the appropriate hashtag if there‘s one I‘ve missed. Can you please tell me where to send this when I‘ve finished? Am I correct in thinking I‘ll need to send it on before the end of June?

#BookMail

kathedron You are welcome; I hope you enjoy it (I deliberately didn't set up a strict timetable, but somewhere around the four-week mark would be grand)! @RachelO is up next, but I think she's moved house recently. I'll drop her an email. 1y
4thhouseontheleft I‘m glad it arrived safely!! 1y
RachelO Ooh, pretty! And exciting! Yes, @River_Voice - I moved on Thursday and am wifi-less for the forseeable, so only checking in occasionally. I'll try and find your emails to drop you my new address. 1y
Libby1 @RachelO - thanks for your email. I was having difficulty with my WiFi but will respond soon. I hope the transition to your new place is going well. 1y
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4thhouseontheleft
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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Pickpick

It was wonderful to delve back into the world of Virginia Woolf again after a long time away. While it was a bit more disjointed than her other books (likely due to her unfortunate death prior to final revisions), it was still a thought provoking and excellent read.

Thank you @River_Voice for organizing this #travellingbook! Who do I send it to next?

For #Booked2018 participants, you‘ll hear the winner of the Season 1 giveaway VERY soon! 😃

saresmoore Ooh, I am loving this photo! 2y
kathedron You are welcome! @Libby1 is up next. I'll send you the address later (can't face my email right now!) 2y
4thhouseontheleft @River_Voice Take your time! I probably won‘t be able to send it out until after spring break is over, so no rush! 2y
Libby1 Thanks, @River_Voice and @4thhouseontheleft ! I‘m looking forward to it! 2y
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4thhouseontheleft
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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Settling in with a bit of Virginia Woolf this morning. It‘s been a few years since I ventured into her world and I am looking forward to it.

#booksandtea #travellingbook

AmyG Lovely picture (edited) 2y
CaitlinR “Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” V. Woolf 2y
Cinfhen Pretty pic 💜 2y
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Mdargusch Love your pic! 2y
kathedron I hope you enjoy it! ❤ 2y
Emilymdxn I adore between the acts SO much 2y
4thhouseontheleft @AmyG @Cinfhen @Mdargusch Thanks! @CaitlinR Great quote! @River_Voice I am so far! @Emilymdxn I‘m a fan of all the V Woolf books I have read so far, and I‘m guessing I‘ll love this one, too! There is so much depth and complexity to her work, I need to be in the right mood to read it. 2y
Emilymdxn @4thhouseontheleft I totally agree it‘s never something you can read quickly or while distracted, but if you‘ve got time and headspace to devote yourself to t it‘s so rewarding (edited) 2y
readinginthedark ❤️❤️❤️Woolf is so amazing! I loved this one! Can‘t wait to hear what you think! 2y
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4thhouseontheleft
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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I had quite a bit of Litsy #bookmail arrive while I was gone! The #travellingbook arrived from @cathysaid and #JuniorReaders came in for Maya, from @Jerdencon

I hardly ever eat white bread anymore, but we have a really good baguette in the house right now, which goes quite nicely with an omelette! 🥖 🥚 🍓 😋

#booksandbreakfast

Zelma I don‘t eat much white bread either so it is always a treat when I do. Yum, baguettes! 😋 2y
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4thhouseontheleft
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Wow!!! ❣️🌟 📚💙 What an amazing box of bookish fun and goodies!! @ElishaLovesBooks I don‘t know how you managed to pick the nonfiction books I wished for the most! 😍 I almost bought Journey of the Heart a few weeks ago (but didn‘t!). It‘s used often in classes at the yoga studio I go to.

And the tea, bookmarks, face masks, bath salts & more...exactly what I need after my long drive home yesterday! Thank you so much!!

#nonfictionbookexchange

4thhouseontheleft A big thank you to @inwhichHeikereadsharder for all of her hard work organizing this swap! ❣️❣️❣️ 2y
Kalalalatja What lovely gifts! 2y
ephemeralwaltz Lovely! Time to self-care! 2y
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BethM Do great! Daring greatly is awesome and my studio uses journey to the heart too! 2y
LeahBergen Lovely! 2y
ElishaLovesBooks Yay!! I‘m so glad you like everything!! I‘m excited that I now have 👇 After I bought it for you, I wanted it too!!😍 2y
cathysaid Have you received the #travellingbook yet? I sent it Saturday, so just checking. 2y
4thhouseontheleft @cathysaid Yes, it was waiting for me when I got home from FL last night. I just haven‘t had a chance to post it yet. 😃 (edited) 2y
cathysaid @4thhouseontheleft No problem! I haven't been able to access Litsy for several days so just wanted to check. It looks like you've been busy, too! 2y
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cathysaid
Between the Acts | Virginia Woolf
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