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Careless Love: DCI Banks 25 | PETER. ROBINSON
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#RedRoseSeptember #Day3 #TubThumping Playing catch-up already, I‘m really awful at challenges lately! Quite a bit of the DCI Banks novels take place in pubs or drinking at home, particularly Banks & his whiskey obsession, though he‘s also partial to a good wine or boutique beer. I think most cop based books have more than their share of drinking scenes, you‘d think that all police have alcohol problems!🍷🍺🥃🍹

arlenefinnigan Good choice! 2mo
MicheleinPhilly I‘ve not read these but we just finished watching the series. Loved it! 2mo
Cinfhen Is this on Netflix @MicheleinPhilly ?? Glad you‘re participating this month, Liz!! Just pop in whenever you‘re up to it ❤️ 2mo
MicheleinPhilly @Cinfhen No, it‘s on Amazon Prime. 2mo
Cinfhen Ok! Got that too @MicheleinPhilly 😜 2mo
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Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen
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In all my years of singing #Tubthumping loudly & off-key whenever it played on the radio, I never looked up the definition. After learning it means “expressing opinions in a loud and violent or dramatic manner” I just couldn‘t help thinking of Lady Catherine de Bourgh who had not only her share but many others‘ share in the conversation. She definitely did plenty of tubthumping! 😆

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Cinfhen Nice 👍🏽 love singing this song too 😎 2mo
arlenefinnigan Excellent 😊 (still haven't read this 🤭) 2mo
gradcat I‘m so glad someone gave the definition for this word...I (rather stupidly, imho) thought it was simply a made-up word, kind of like Chumbawamba, but there are several urban dictionary definitions for this word as well! 🙃 2mo
rubyslippersreads Perfect pick! 2mo
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#Flowers and so much more at the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks and Tudor Place on my last day here in DC. Walked through Book Hill Park to get from one to the other. Even managed to get in 29,000 steps for #SelfImprovementSept @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620 Also, a #RedRoseSeptember though no #tubthumping. There was a pretty cool bathroom in the Tudor house, but they wouldn't let us touch anything. 😉 @Cinfhen @arlenefinnigan

Cinfhen Lovely 😊 looks like you had a wonderful day 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 🙌🏻❤️🌹 2mo
arlenefinnigan Ooh lovely 🌹 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Pretty! 🌸🌼 2mo
Lady_Tigana_20 So beautiful! 2mo
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People who bicycle for fun and professional cyclists often 🎶 “get knocked down, but get up again.” 🎶 This book which got a short write up in the nyt is about how doping became so ingrained in competitive cycling. #tubthumping #wentwiththelyric #redroseseptember @arlenefinnigan @Cinfhen

CarolynM 👏👏👏 2mo
Cinfhen Both of those books sound interesting ~ thanks for sharing ❣️ 2mo
arlenefinnigan Sounds interesting - my husband read Racing Through The Dark by David Millar last year, it's disturbing just how widespread it was. 2mo
gradcat Clever take on the prompt! 🙌 2mo
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Scarlett gets knocked down, but always gets up again. #tubthumping #RedRoseSeptember

LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻 Yep! 2mo
Cinfhen Love this!!! 2mo
Ruthiella Good one! 2mo
arlenefinnigan A classic I've never got round to #stacked 2mo
gradcat Good one! 👍 2mo
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This looks like pure Heaven to me. Who else would choose a bathtub and a good book over just about anything else? #tubthumping #RedRoseSeptember
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Cinfhen @Reviewsbylola gets my vote!!!!!! 🤣 2mo
arlenefinnigan I can't be doing with baths, it's just stewing in your own filth 😉 2mo
gradcat @arlenefinnigan Omigod—my poor, dearly departed aunt used to constantly say that—you brought back great memories for me! 😉 2mo
Andrea313 @arlenefinnigan Haha, you are not the only person who has said that to me! I get your point, bit will still love a good bath forever. 😂 2mo
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#RedRoseSeptember #tubthumping
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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 🤓 2mo
arlenefinnigan ✊🇮🇪 2mo
gradcat @Crazeedi I didn‘t know what it meant either (see my post—nothing to do with the correct meaning!). 🤣 2mo
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arlenefinnigan I like Nick Hornby, haven't read this one #stacked 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Curious about this one, and great pic! 2mo
Cathythoughts Loving the pic 2mo
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LibrarianRyan pretty tub 2mo
emilyhaldi Dream tub 😍 2mo
BarbaraBB Great pic! 2mo
LauraBeth Trying to think which wine pairs best with this tub...🤔 2mo
vivastory @LauraBeth Pinot grigio 🍷🍷 2mo
TrishB Love this pic 💕 2mo
Freespirit Love this picture😊 2mo
Hollie Perfect! 🛁 2mo
saresmoore Cute! 2mo
LauraBeth @vivastory 🤣🤣 2mo
CarolynM 👏👏👏 2mo
Cinfhen Ohhhhh!! I love that backsplash!!!! Great photo 2mo
gradcat I love this post, and sometimes, I even love Nick Hornby! Great picture! ♥️ 2mo
Blaire Perfect photo! 😍😍😍 2mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I JUST got this book - a gift from a friend who knows me well! Love it! 2mo
charl08 Iive his books but had no luck with the essays - but great picture. 2mo
Reviewsbylola I love everything about this pic 😍 2mo
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While I recall the Chumbawamba song I had to look up the meaning of #tubthumping . Urban dictionary says it is what the Irish did as part of their revolt under English rule...so free association brings me to this nonfiction title about Northern Ireland that I want to read...maybe for Nonfiction November?🤔

arlenefinnigan Got this lined up on audio. Sounds like it's gonna be a tough, but important, read. 2mo
Ruthiella @arlenefinnigan Yup! I will have to prepare mentally before tackling. 2mo
Cinfhen I was just thinking I‘d like to try this book on audio 2mo
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Ruthiella My library only has the hard copy but that‘s OK! I listen to so many podcasts, I often have trouble squeezing audio books in. 2mo
gradcat @Ruthiella I read this book very recently...it‘s really, really interesting, & a great primer for the “Troubles” In Ireland, if you‘re not up on the history. ♥️ 2mo
Ruthiella @gradcat Good to hear! I am hoping to learn a lot. It feels like it will be a good nonfiction complement to Milkman by Anna Burns. 2mo
gradcat I really think I have to read that one as well.... 2mo
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(Day 3 - #Tubthumping)

*The word “tubthumping” made me think of grape stomping (my mind makes crazy connections!). This book for children (ages 4-8) features a young six-toed boy named Sixto (natch!) Poblano, whose six toes are perfect for stomping (NB, the final product is grape juice—not wine.) Hailing fron the “semicircular village of Ear,” Sixto would rather be playing ball. He will get his way, come hell or “high juice.”

arlenefinnigan Cute! 2mo
gradcat @arlenefinnigan Thank you! 😉 2mo
Cinfhen Love baby feet 🦶 💜and book sound adorable 2mo
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gradcat @Cinfhen Baby feet with six toes, no less...😂 2mo
Crazeedi This is perfect! 2mo
gradcat @Crazeedi Thank you, but nothing to do with the definition of the word, am I right? 2mo
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