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AlysonCE

AlysonCE

Joined January 2019

32 years young. UK 🇬🇧. Greek Classics 💕 Introvert. Slytherin 🐍Reading resolution to explore life through literature 👀
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The Inverts | Crystal Jeans
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A funny little romp in to the lives of Bettina and Bart, friends since childhood growing up in 1920's England, who both confide in each other that they are gay. They decide to marry each other as a cover with the story following their relationships with each other and the lovers they meet along the way.

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Lovely War | Julie Berry
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A very romantic story set in WW1 told by Greek Goddess Aphrodite. Absolutely loved the stories of the two couples this book follows, of course being set in WW1, there are bound to be a few tears. Not sure it needed the added layer of the Gods and Goddesses though. This felt a bit forced and would have made a magnificent love story without that element. Still a good read 😊

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Verity | Colleen Hoover
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This was a much better offering from CH. There are still parts of her writing style that I don't like. She doesn't trust her readers to follow the story and over describes details that don't matter to the plot. That being said, my goodness was there suspense built throughout the whole story. I actually felt creeped out, which rarely happens. Good going seeing as this is more thriller than horror. Read if you want to get your pulse racing!

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Beautiful writing but just a tad too much Shakespeare for me. Also not enough mystery, I found the whole plot just a little bit too predictable. Still, interesting concept and kept me engaged throughout.

RaeLovesToRead Agree. I loved the atmosphere of this one, but the story didn't have enough complexity or twistiness for me to truly love it! 5mo
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Ugly Love: A Novel | Colleen Hoover
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Definitely a book that 'booktok' made me buy that just isn't worth it. It reads like really bad fanfiction (which there is nothing wrong with, I love good fanficiton when it's written well). I had no connection to any of the characters and the book as a whole made me feel nothing. Sorry to anyone who loves this book - maybe i'm just too old for this kinda thing now 🥱

TheLudicReader I‘ve never met a CH book I‘ve liked. Granted I have only read two. I just don‘t get why people love her. 6mo
fictionaddictbooks Now I feel like I Should drop this. I didn't even get to read it yesterday neither have I touched it today and it's midday already. 4mo
AlysonCE @fictionaddictbooks I see you managed to get though it and persevered. Not great right? Funnily enough I'm just starting Verity by the same author. It will be a good test to see if it was just the one book that was bad to me or her writing. Wish me luck!! 4mo
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Sweetbitter: A novel | Stephanie Danler
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I can't believe it's been 3 months since I finished a book 😂 So unlike me, but life has been unrelenting.
OK book about a young girl moving to the big apple and getting a new job at a restaurant. Navigating the city, making new friends, lovers and learning about life. Lovely descriptive language to evoke smells and tastes, but overly pretentious in places - sadly unavoidable when the story is heavily focused around fine dining and wines.

persephone1408 Love the show 7mo
AlysonCE @persephone1408 ooo didn't know they made it in to a show. I will have a search for it 😊 7mo
persephone1408 @AlysonCE 2 seasons of it on starz 7mo
Kitta I agree, it was only so-so. I‘ve never watched the series though 7mo
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Finally finished a book and out of a very long reading slump, and it was this lovely story. Tender, poetic, and bursting with the most beautiful writing. A masterclass in world building on a small scale. Strong themes of coming of age, loneliness and self reliance in a hard world, and what it is to be truly 'connected'.

IuliaC Lovely review! I really enjoyed this one 👍 10mo
cheesemoi Nice review! I‘m glad you enjoyed it! :) 4mo
Lesliereadsalot Movie on the way with Daisy Edgar-Jones. She played Marianne in the tv version of Normal People by Sally Rooney. 4mo
AlysonCE @Lesliereadsalot I have just seen the trailer 🥰 So exciting! 4mo
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Very interesting premise - 100% go in to it blind. Not knowing the subject matter of the story before hand is definitely what makes this a good read. Contains very mature content and themes so definitely check this before reading if certain topics upset you.

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Vicious | V. E. Schwab
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This was good. Not what I would normally read so I don't really have a bench mark but chose after reading Addie LaRue by the same author. Great for anyone who enjoys the Sci-fi/ Superhero genre packed with morally grey characters. Looking forward to reading the next book in the duology.

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Malibu Rising | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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I had huge hopes for Taylor Jenkins Reid's new book but unfortunately it didn't resonate with me as much as Daisy Jones and Evelyn Hugo did. Saying this it was still a great book with TJR's undoubtable talent for characterisation and writing complex, strong and passionate women. Looking forward to exploring some of her earlier writes and adding to my collection 😊

BittersweetBooks Glad I‘m not the only one who felt this way. I was super excited to read it but thought it fell short. I much prefer her earlier books. 13mo
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The Maidens: A Novel | Alex Michaelides
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Eh, it was ok. Have definitely read better murder thrillers. Unfortunately a twist that I did partly see coming from near the beginning even though the book does do a good job of trying to throw you off the scent in many different directions. Unfortunately wrapped up in a very quick and flimsy way.

hannah-leeloo Thank you for the follow 😊 happy reading from a hufflepuff who loves ya and fantasy 📚❤📖 13mo
AlysonCE You're welcome @hannah-leeloo ! Happy reading to you too ☺🤪 13mo
Amoon I think the red herrings were manipulative. The big reveal was not great 13mo
AlysonCE @Amoon completely agree about the 'big reveal' and the red herrings got confused within themselves. Have you read The Silent Patient by the same author? I hear good things. 12mo
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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Yes! Taylor Jenkins-Reid is officially my favourite contemporary author. I still prefer Evelyn Hugo, but this is amazing in its own right. Jenkins Reid has a natural talent for conveying raw emotion that grips you. I was a sobbing mess during both of these reads. Heading out soon to buy Malibu Rising!

jewright I found this book fascinating. 14mo
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I feel guilty for 'panning' this considering the subject and the fact that Homegoing was one of my favourites last year, but I just didn't like it. Main character, Gifty, didn't grow until the last 2 pages when the whole of her future was wedged in with no explanation. Just felt like rambling pages of religion vs science, with what could have been a very interesting story about loss, depression, religon, race and addiction badly woven within it.

StellaB I didn‘t get very far with this either. 13mo
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Wow. I was nervous going in to this as I've seen so much hype around this book and that can often lead to disappointment. Definitely NOT the case, it was phenomenal. Hands down my favourite book of the year so far. Evelyn Hugo, what a formidable woman. I think im in love.

Lesliereadsalot We have so many books in common, I will definitely pick this one up. 1y
AlysonCE @Msleslieg , you wont regret it! Let me know if you read it. I would love to know your thoughts 😊 1y
Lesliereadsalot Wow Alyson. Evelyn Hugo is a stunner. I actually cried when she won the Oscar. A great read. Many thanks for your recommendation. (edited) 13mo
AlysonCE @Lesliereadsalot You're so welcome and I'm so happy you enjoyed it! I wish I could read it again for the first time 😍 13mo
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Tender Is the Flesh | Agustina Bazterrica
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I am now a vegetarian. That is all.

BarbaraBB Fab review! Loved the book! 1y
magyklyXdelish Amazing review ♥️ 1y
she.hearts.horror I started this 3X. I need to finish. 1y
AlysonCE @she.epeolatry It's so eye opening. I was digusted by the end. Honestly no meat in my house now 😂 Good luck with finishing! 1y
she.hearts.horror @AlysonCE I‘ll bet. I‘m actually enjoying the read but it‘s a lot to process ( pardon the pun) 💀😭. I think because everything presented is go grounded and plausible. It reminded me of The Warehouse ( by Rob Hart). 1y
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Piranesi | Susanna Clarke
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When your to be read fills a whole shelf!

LapReader I have over 1000 TBR. You have great self control. 1y
TheLudicReader @LapReader I have hundreds on my tbr, too. I am almost jealous when I see someone with a manageable tbr pile…but then I go to the bookstore and the feeling goes away. 🤪 1y
ShyBookOwl Haha I have one filled shelf too... if u don't include the dozens on my kindle 😅 1y
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AmyG @LapReader @TheLudicReader My People! 😘 May we all live long enough to read our TBR pile. 1y
Graywacke Nice 1y
AlysonCE @AmyG Amen to that 🙌 😂 @LapReader , @TheLudicReader - Now I know mines small in comparison I want to buy more! 😈 1y
Donna310x Mine spans a whole bookcase 😄🤣 1y
Lesliereadsalot Did you read Piranesi? It‘s really good! 13mo
AlysonCE @Lesliereadsalot Not yet, it is still 0n my shelf waiting to be read! I might go for it next. 13mo
Lesliereadsalot Picked up They Both Die at the End just because the title is so intriguing! 13mo
AlysonCE @Lesliereadsalot again still on my shelf waiting for me to get to it! I have too many book to get through and no time 😅 But I hope you enjoy it! 12mo
jimfields3 You have better discipline than me that they all fit on one shelf! 5mo
AlysonCE @jimfields3 I'm learning that, compared to others, I don't have that bad of a book buying problem! 5mo
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Ariadne | Jennifer Saint
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Reading night with bubba - just finished Ariadne. One my favourite Greek retellings I've read so far, up there with Circe and Song of Achilles. Will definitely enjoy if you liked these ❤

Vansa I really liked this book. Very moving, specially Phaedra's story. 1y
AlysonCE @Vansa SO moving! And such young girls to have to deal with their situations, both of them. 1y
mackelie Can‘t wait to add it to my list! 1y
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Boy Parts | Eliza Clark
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It has taken till page 206 for me to find this book interesting and throw me a twist! My evening sorted. Please ignore my pot of houmous on the table 😂

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Wrath and the Dawn | Rene Ahdieh
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I went crazy at the book shop 🙃 I need to be on a book buying ban for a couple of months I think 😂

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️📚❤️ 1y
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A lovely little anthology of retellings of myths through the lense of love. Some were better than others but as a whole a poignant collection that made me smile 😊

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Urgh I really didn't want to like this book because it is so hyped but I loved it. The premise is something that i've never come across before, a historical fantasy novel with sprinkles of old mysticism. Big enemies to lovers trope, which I have a soft spot for, but definitely isn't the whole basis for the story. Well written, poetic, and has me crying out for a sequel. Can't wait to see this adapted for the big screen!

CoffeeNBooks This is my favorite read so far this year! 1y
AlysonCE @CoffeeNBooks It's definitely up there for me too! I've read so many good books already this year I can't decide 😂 100% between this or Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine ❤ 1y
CoffeeNBooks Oh, I loved Eleanor Oliphant so much, too! I read it a few years ago, and so much of the story still sticks with me! 1y
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An excellent YA novel (maybe slightly too YA for me) and definitely should be recommended reading for secondary school children to get to grips with rape culture and the affect it has. Also shows how powerful girls and women are when they come together with a common goal 👏

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About to start The Nowhere Girls, freshly stamped with my new 'From The Library Of' Stamp. LOVE it.

tpixie That‘s a beautiful stamp and great signature! 1y
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The Great Gatsby | F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Happy Bank Holiday monday! 😘

susurran That's a lovely copy! One of my all-time faves! 1y
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Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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An amazing book, perfect for fans of Girl, Woman, Other. Homegoing follows the family tree of Maame and her two daughters split by the slave trade. Starting in Ghana and moving through the generations to America, Homegoing is an illuminating telling of black lives through the ages. At times the details of colonial atrocities are very difficult to read, which is exactly why it is an essential read.

Suet624 Such a good book!! 1y
AlysonCE @Suet624 Isn't it just! Definitely one of those books that will stick with me forever. 1y
Come-read-with-me I love this cover! 1y
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Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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This book is challenging me in amazing ways. I'm really taking my time to read each individual story and this quote just stuck with me.

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Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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Such a rainy day. Perfect for reading ⭐

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On to my next book. Trying to get through the stack I have before I come off furlough and go back to work... when I never have time to read 😪

Jeannineth I loved this book. A quick fun read. 😱🎈❤️ I gave it ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 2y
AlysonCE Loving it so far @Jeannineth ! The pacing is very quick. 2y
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Such a good little book exploring the lives of 5 women who live in the same apartment block in Seoul. Trying to survive and strive in a city driven by money and men. I could have read more about the futures of these women with the novel leaving unknowns for all the characters, but despite this you get the sense that they will fight through, with their scrappy attitudes and the support of the other women around them ❤

Cathythoughts Nice review 👍🏻I really enjoyed this one 2y
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My new read for International Women's Day. Set in contemporary Seoul exploring the popularity of plastic surgeries to make women look a certain way to get by in a extremely competitive economy. Very interested to get started.

tpixie Wow intriguing @Sills 2y
Sills @tpixie what women are willing to do😳 2y
tpixie @Sills yes! 2y
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Hidden Bodies | Caroline Kepnes
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I was so excited for this after reading 'You'. Joe Goldberg's characterisation was so good in the first book but I just didn't like him as much this time round. The twisted justifications for his actions just weren't there. There was too much focus on LA lifestyle, celebrity and money. Also the new characters were just awful people. I still whizzed through the book thanks to Kepnes writing style, but that was the only redeeming thing.

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ENDLESS AUTUMN | ANNABELLE KNIGHT
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I'm not quite sure what I have just read but this was sold to me as a more plot heavy 50 Shades... the sex scenes were good but the rest of the story ridiculous. The main character, Autumn, starts out likable and relatable and turns into a stuck up brat who makes stupid choices. I'm suprised I got to the end without bailing!! 😂

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Delving in to some nonfiction this week with Rachel Bloom's new book. I loved the TV show Crazy Ex Girlfriend so am excited to see what the mind of the writer is like 🧠. Happy Sunday!

Ruthiella Great fake-retro cover! 2y
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A Thousand Ships | Natalie Haynes
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A very well written book giving voice to the women at the heart of the Trojan war, who's stories more often than not get left out in favour of the tales of Achilles or Odysseus. I did find myself stuggling in the middle with the flow of the individual stories but got back in to the flow in the last third. Great read for anyone interested in feminism in classics.

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ENDLESS AUTUMN | ANNABELLE KNIGHT
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Yay my new books are here 😍 I need to stop 😂

RaeLovesToRead I've got this cover of Dune... It's gorgeous ❤ 2y
AlysonCE @RaeLovesToRead I know! Isn't it gorgeous 😍 I've never read anything like DUNE before although I watch alot of sci fi, so really excited to give it try! 🌟 2y
RaeLovesToRead @AlysonCE It's one of my favourite sci fi books (up there with Hyperion). Hope you enjoy it! 2y
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A Thousand Ships | Natalie Haynes
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I'm really struggling to get in to this book. Can it be possible to read too many greek myth inspired books? I feel like I am reading the same thing over and over again, just rehashed. Good job I have a book order coming tomorrow 🤩 I think it's time to try something new.

MsMelissa That‘s too bad, but if you‘re not feeling it now it‘s probably best to set aside for when you‘re not Greek mythed out. I‘m going for Norse mythology next, although I have to wait until my pre-ordered copy arrives next week (edited) 2y
AlysonCE @MsMelissa I think I was just having a weird day yesterday 😂 Picked it up again today and am enjoying it more. I think I will finish and then take a greek break! The Witch's Heart looks great! Hope you enjoy 🙌 2y
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A Thousand Ships | Natalie Haynes
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Saturday morning and my partner is lost to the PS4. Perfect excuse to start my new read. Looking forward to diving in to another book using Greek Classics as inspiration 🙌

AllisonM89 I want to read this one so badly! It's on hold at the library... 2y
AlysonCE @AllisonM89 I hope you get to read it soon! 😊🌟 2y
Moonprismpower Well now I added it to my TBR. Sounds good! Happy Saturday! 2y
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AlysonCE @Moonprismpower Yay! Have an amazing Saturday too 😊 2y
MsMelissa I‘m reading this one right now, too 😊 2y
AlysonCE @Book_Fiend_Melissa Ooo I hope you're enjoying it! Im still only a couple of chapters in because I got distracted 😂 But liking it so far. I recently read Stephen Fry's Troy so glad to be reading more about the female voices that didn't get a feature 😊🌟 2y
MsMelissa Have you read this one? It‘s also a story of the Trojan War from a female perspective. I thought it was excellent 2y
AlysonCE @Book_Fiend_Melissa No I haven't! Thanks for the recommendation 💕 I will add to my stack 😊 2y
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Wow. I absolutely loved reading this. One of my favourite reads over the last couple of years. Heart warming and left me with such a fuzzy happy feeling. A great exploration of loneliness and how small moments of kindness can save someone's life.

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Next on my book pile. Very excited to start this tonight with a vodka tonic in hand and a square of chocolate or two 😉 📚🍫🥃

alisonrose Okay, at first glance as I scrolled past, I thought you‘d typed “chocolate vodka” and I was like.......okay I don‘t drink at all so maybe I‘m ignorant but that sounds weird?? Then I read it again 🤣 (edited) 2y
AlysonCE Haha @alisonrose! You can get chocolate vodka but I totally agree with you that it would be weird. I prefer my chocolate as chocolate 😉 2y
Suet624 I‘m excited for you. It‘s a great story. 2y
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Pruzy Wow, sounds like it was an amazing night 2y
AlysonCE @Suet624 It was great! I couldn't put it down 💜 2y
AlysonCE @Pruzy haha 😄 it was! 2y
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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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Just finished off reading with the snow floating down outside; heaven. Kwans use of descriptive language really draws you in to a world where money is no object. I felt moments of real jealousy reading about how these characters lived their lives which quickly passed when you realise that too much money can be curse. Fun and full of drama. Looking forward to reading the sequel 🌟

Deifio I also loved the book. It was a lot of fun to read 2y
AlysonCE Glad you enjoyed too @Deifio 😊 Have you seen the film adaptation? 2y
Deifio Yes I have. It's okay. They changed some things for the better, and just left out some parts completely. I didn't like Nick much in the movie, in the book he had faults but was okay. 2y
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Theexplorer I watched the movie a while ago. I‘m yet to read the book though. Can‘t say I loved the movie. After watching it I felt that maybe the book would fill in the gaps. I too wasn‘t a Nick fun in the movie. How does the book compare to the movie if you‘ve watched it? 2y
AlysonCE @Deifio , @Theexplorer Just watched the movie this afternoon... I didn't hate it but I didn't think it was particularly good either. To be honest, for me, film Nick and book Nick are just a bit basic... he doesn't really have a character. The more interesting story line is Astrids which is not explored much in the film at all and for that reason definitely rate the book over the film 😊🌟 2y
Deifio I did understand why they omitted Astrid's story though. The movie would have been all over the place. But yes I agree her story was more interesting. As for Nick, I didn't like film Nick, he knew what he was getting her into, book Nick was just totally clueless. 2y
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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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After struggling along with my current read I've decided to throw some fiction in to the mix and start Crazy Rich Asians. Hopefully this will get me through the 'readers block' 🙏 🙌

BookishMarginalia It‘s so fun! Hope you enjoy it! 2y
AlysonCE Thank you @BookishMarginalia ! Just waiting for my kettle to boil for my cup of tea and then I can open it up and get started 😊🌟 2y
BookishMarginalia Great plan! 2y
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My afternoon will be spent pushing on with this after becoming obsessed with Princess Margaret after watching The Crown. This is the first Royal Biography I have ever thought of reading and I must admit i'm getting very bogged down with the names of various people and the list of various Royal engagements. I hope i can get on board with the writing style soon because I find the life of HRH The Princess Margaret so interesting 💕

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A hugely uplifting story of a woman at her lowest having the opportunity to taste all of the possible lives she could have had in the pursuit of happiness.

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A witty and informed retelling of the Trojan war and all the key 'players'. But what else would we expect from Stephen Fry? I will be waiting with anticipation for a possible fourth volume about the Greeks return from Troy ❤

Rehesina A fourth volume would be amazing! 2y
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My starting books for 2021. Can't wait to dig in! 🤪📚

Mitch Ohh - Thousand Ships has been on my radar- can‘t wait to see what you think! 🤞🏼 2y
AlysonCE @Mitch it is next on my list after I finish Troy 🥰 Also looking forward to seeing more of what you think of Shuggie Bain, you will have to let me know if its worth a read 😊🌟 2y
Pruzy A great set of books to start the year! P.s. I totally relate to your bio where you say “31 years young“. Definitely what it feels like at this age. 😏 2y
AlysonCE @Pruzy Thanks! I'm excited to get stuck in 😊 Haha i'm glad you agree, although my back hurts and everything clicks when I bend down... not sure what that's all about 😉😄 2y
Pruzy @AlysonCE I‘ve been avoiding that feeling of hurt and clicking...most days 😬😆 2y
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Curled up, tackling this tier 4 life by thoroughly enjoying some of my Christmas presents 🎁 Happy holidays everyone ❤

Nute Merry Christmas, Ms. Alyson!💚 2y
AlysonCE Thank you @Nute ! You too 🌟 2y
RamsFan1963 Oh! OH! OHHHH!! I didn't know the 3rd book in the series was out. I loved Mythos and Heroes!! I'm so jealous!! 2y
AlysonCE @RamsFan1963 I was so excited when I saw the third was out. I loved Mythos and Heroes too so Troy went straight on my Christmas list! Loving it so far 💕 Hope you get to read it soon! 2y
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Five Feet Apart | Rachael Lippincott
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Sweet and sad YA story about two teenagers with Cystic Fibrosis in hospital. Very Poignant, makes you consider what being 'alive' actually means for different people. Will like if you enjoyed books like Fault in our stars.

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Queenie | Candice Carty-Williams
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A good read but always difficult being the first read after something you LOVED (Girl, Woman, Other). Had an almost Bridget Jones' Diary vibe about it if Bridget Jones had a really difficult life. Delves in to the issues of childhood abuse, domestic violence, anxiety, sexual assault, racism, sexism and the treatment of black women. I really felt for Queenie. An important read.

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Girl, Woman, Other | Bernardine Evaristo
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This book was exceptional. An interwoven web of voices beautifully sharing experience across the ages, all coming together as one. A powerful representation of Race, Sexuality, and Gender. The best thing I have read in a long time 🖤❤🧡💛💚💙💜🤎

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