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Caroline2

Joined July 2016

If I'm hiding books under the bed, does this mean I have a problem???
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Ripley Under Ground by Patricia Highsmith
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Hoping for plenty of #twistandshout from this book. 😁 Has anyone read it? I‘ve had it for yearssss but I‘ve still not read it yet?! 🙄 is it any good? #beatlemaynia

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Normal People | Sally Rooney
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I can see what all the fuss is about with this book. The writing is outstanding. My gut clenched and I got teary eyed more than once. I really cared about Connell & Mariannne but the whole ‘will they, won‘t they‘ got frustrating at times. Overall, a very good book tho! 👍🏻 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

Caroline2 @jhod Thank you so much for getting this book for me. 😘 10h
jhod Glad you enjoyed , i liked it too! Xx 10h
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The Talented Mr. Ripley | Patricia Highsmith
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Mr Ripley is certainly a #badboy but I really enjoyed the first book so I‘m looking forward to reading the rest of the series! 👍🏻 #beatlemaynia

Libby1 The Boys From Brazil! I loved that one. 19h
Caroline2 @Libby1 oh good, I‘ve not read it yet but I loved stepford and rosemary so my expectations are high!! 😁 19h
Libby1 I‘ve only read Stepford and would read any of his other books. 19h
Eggs 💗🤗👏🏻🎶📚💗 17h
LeahBergen I love the Ripley books! 😍😍 13h
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Plenty of falling in this one....! Poor Joe! 😳 #ififell #beatlemaynia

Whatannareads I love that it‘s called “touching” the void and it‘s also the only one wrapped in plastic. Sorry I know that‘s really childish 😂 2d
Caroline2 @Whatannareads 😂 yeah I lent my paper copy out and never got it back. 🙄 so then I ordered the folio edition and now I‘m scared to take it out of the wrapper!!! 😆 2d
Eggs Great choice! @Whatannareads -like that comment 🤗 2d
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The Mountain's Call | Caitlin Brennan
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#itwontbelong is what I keep telling myself when I look at all my TBR books! 😳 #beatlemaynia

Eggs I do know what you mean!! 3d
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11 Birthdays | Wendy Mass
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Hey ladies, I‘m sending your bday parcels mega early if that‘s ok as we‘re going away on holiday for two wks at the wkend. 👍🏻 #jbuk @youneverarrived @Itchyfeetreader

Itchyfeetreader That‘s incredibly kind thank you!! And have a fabulous holiday (edited) 4d
Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️ 4d
youneverarrived That‘s so thoughtful of you!! Thank you so much. Have a great holiday 😘 where you off to? 3d
Caroline2 @Itchyfeetreader thanks! 💖 3d
Caroline2 @youneverarrived just popping down to the New Forest with the kids. They love it down there so should be fun! 😀 I‘ve packed 5 books already!!! 😆 3d
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I‘m in mega spring clean mode so I took over 50 books to the secondhand shop! 😱 it was hard as some are tbr but now all books are on shelves (none hiding under the bed any more!) and mount tbr feels like I might actually finish it #inmylife time now! 😉 #beatlemaynia

Clwojick Way to go! Someone else will find comfort and enjoyment out of those books! #PayItForward 4d
squirrelbrain Well done you! And clever link to today‘s prompt 😁 4d
Caroline2 @Clwojick I hope so! 👍🏻 4d
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Caroline2 @squirrelbrain thanks! And god bless Marie kondo! It actually feels like a relief. Now I only have books I realllly want to read on my shelves. 👍🏻 4d
Eggs Wow good for you! I have 3 bags of books in back seat destined for the same... 4d
Caroline2 @Eggs it feels good to have a clear out, doesn‘t it. 😉 4d
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Goldenhood | Jessica L. Randall
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Cathythoughts I have the Joan of Arc book too ... 👍🏻🌟 5d
Eggs 🤗🌟🌟💗 5d
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Caroline2 @Cathythoughts oh have you read it yet? I haven‘t yet! 🤦🏻‍♀️ 5d
ephemeralwaltz Lovely! 5d
Cathythoughts @Caroline2 I havnt but it‘s very pretty 🧡💛 5d
Caroline2 @Cathythoughts it is, isn‘t it. 😊 5d
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Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
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Guilt is by far the heaviest burden to carry... #carrythatweight #beatlemaynia

Cathythoughts ♥️👍🏻 6d
Lcsmcat I have the Life of Daniel Boone in the same binding as your Mozart book. There must have been a set of biographies. 6d
Eggs Excellent choice 6d
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erzascarletbookgasm Well done 👍 6d
Caroline2 @Lcsmcat oh interesting!! I bought it from a secondhand shop years ago, still haven‘t read it yet tho! 😆 6d
Cailey_Mac I bought a used copy from the secondhand bookstore in Ithaca and I‘ve been meaning to read it! 6d
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Some would call this guy a #foolonthehill but I‘m looking forward to reading this book #beatlemaynia

Gina I really believe this guy is on the autism spectrum 7d
Eggs I read this while treadmilling. Quick read and true 7d
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Riddley Walker | Russell Hoban
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Arghhhh bailed at page 3!!! Really annoying phonetic writing style then I hit this gem of a sentence: “they kilt the chyld and drunk it‘s blood and cut up the meat for cooking” 😱 I don‘t want to be reading about eating children thanks. 🤢

EastWind76 Ewww!!! 1w
TrishB 😮😮 1w
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Half of a Yellow Sun | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Sorry Helen, I‘m going to have to bail on this for now. I‘ve had a bad migraine so I haven‘t been able to read but now my head has cleared I realllllly don‘t want to go back to this. 🤷‍♀️ beautiful writing but I just can‘t face the tragedy at the mo.

squirrelbrain Hope you‘re feeling better now 😘 Maybe we should pick a nice fluffy book to #looseygooseybuddyread next... 🤣 1w
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain sounds like a plan! 😉 6d
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Triangle | Mac Barnett
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I couldn‘t think of a #fixingahole book but this is a charming little book about a shape getting stuck in the wrong shape hole! 😆 #beatlemaynia

Tanisha_A 😂 1w
RachelO Cute! 1w
Eggs 🤗 good fix 😂😂 1w
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One of my all time favourites. 😍 #blackbird #beatlemaynia

Eggs Lovely display and colours!! 1w
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I kinda wish this book had only had #8daysaweek instead of endless days! 🙄 such a bleak and depressing book! 👎🏻 #beatlemaynia

TrishB Been on my kindle forever! Not read. 1w
Eggs I know I‘ve run across this before-brings to mind the Little House books 1w
Caroline2 @TrishB meh! It wasn‘t my cup of tea at all. Predictable and bleak. 😒 1w
Caroline2 @Eggs if you‘re thinking of the little house on the prairie books, it‘s nothing like them! It‘s kinda the opposite; dark, sinister and not very nice at all. The cover is very misleading. 😬 1w
Eggs @Caroline2 buhhhh just read the summary...see what you mean 1w
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Plenty of paperback writers here! #beatlemaynia #paperbackwriter

Bookwormjillk What‘s pretty shelf! 2w
Kristy_K 😍 2w
Tanisha_A So pretty! 😍 2w
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Chrissyreadit Thanks for sharing this picture of your pretty shelves. 2w
Eggs Beautiful! 2w
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I wonder if Tolkien had any idea that when this book was 64yrs old it would still be well read and loved! 🤔 #whenim64 #beatlemaynia

ju.ca.no So pretty😍 2w
Tanisha_A Oh wow! 😍 2w
TrishB Lovely copies 💕 2w
laceyannea Gorgeous copies! 2w
Eggs Clever! 2w
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🎶 “Because the world is round it turns me on, ahhh ahhh ahhhh ahhh ahhhhhhhhh” 🎶 #because #beatlemaynia

Eggs Good one 💞 2w
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I would love to be a #daytripper back to Medieval England. 😯 #beatlemaynia

InBooksILive Oh me too!! 😁 2w
Eggs Nice!! 2w
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Half of a Yellow Sun | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Looking forward to starting this one tonight! 👍🏻 #looseygooseybuddyread

BiblioLitten My favourite book last year. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 2w
squirrelbrain I read one chapter on the train home from work last night.... (had another book to finish first and then the in-laws cam round for Chinese so no reading in the evening). I love how you‘re immediately immersed in a different culture. 2w
Caroline2 I only read a few pages last night then crashed out. 😆 but yes, I feel immersed already. Loving the writing style and I can‘t wait to see what happens....! @squirrelbrain 2w
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Not sure I want a #tickettoride on this train! 😧 #beatlemaynia

batsy Cool edition! 2w
Eggs 👏🏻🤗💗 2w
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State of Wonder | Ann Patchett
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This author gets #allmyloving for this book! 😍 My first 5 star book of the year. I can‘t wait to read more of her books. #beatlemaynia

Eggs 🤗👍🏼💗 2w
bedandabook I really loved this one too. Have you read 2w
Caroline2 @bedandabook not yet but it‘s on the list! 👍🏻 2w
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Living History | Hillary Rodham Clinton
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I‘ve had this on my tbr shelf for too long but I‘m looking forward to reading about a #dayinthelife of Hillary Clinton. #beatlemaynia

Eggs Thanks for joining in 🤗🌸 2w
MaleficentBookDragon I really enjoyed this book. 2w
Caroline2 @MaleficentBookDragon oh good, I‘m hoping to get to it soon. 👍🏻 2w
Joyfulmimi I see this book all the time at thrift stores. I did not know it was written as a day in her life. 2w
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Meh! This started off good but then got way too bogged down in the day-to-day coursework that these people have to do. It was like reading about someone filling out their tax rebate forms! 🙄 what a crazy religion/cult tho! 😧

Cathythoughts Oh dear 😂 3w
Gina Those Folio books... oh myyyyy 3w
Caroline2 @Gina Thanks! I do love a good folio book! 😍 3w
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Oh I haven‘t read this John Lennon biography yet...stacked! 👍🏻 #cometogether #beatlemaynia

MidnightBookGirl I'm so sad that John didn't get to live longer, that the band never got a chance to reunite ever. It's been quite a bit since I read a book on the Beatles, but maybe I'll pick this one up! 3w
Eggs Stacked! Good choice! I chose the same image for my cometogether post🤗 3w
Caroline2 @MidnightBookGirl me too! It‘s so tragic his life was cut short by someone else. 😔 3w
Caroline2 @Eggs whey!! 😆 3w
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I don‘t know about let it be but here be dragons?! 🤷‍♀️ 😆 #letitbe #beatlemaynia

Cathythoughts 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3w
TrishB My fav historical trilogy. 3w
Caroline2 @TrishB and I can‘t believe I still haven‘t read it yet?! I‘m determined to read more of my old books for the next couple of months! I‘ve had some on my tbr shelf for years. It‘s crazy!! 3w
Crazeedi Now I have to definitely read 2 and 3, I've read this and love! I love all her books!! 3w
Eggs Well done 👍🏼 3w
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Half of a Yellow Sun | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Another one off the TBR shelf that I need to get to soon! 👍🏻 #herecomesthesun #beatlemaynia

suzisteffen Loved this book. Just excellent. 3w
squirrelbrain Same here - I‘ve read some of her others, but not this one. I keep looking at it on my shelf though...! 3w
Caroline2 @suzisteffen oh good to know! 👍🏻 3w
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Caroline2 @squirrelbrain we should do another looser-goosey buddy read! 😉 3w
Eggs Nicely done!! 3w
squirrelbrain @caroline2 - we definitely should! Let me know when you want to read it... I‘m easy! 3w
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain excellent! 😀 shall we say Friday? Gives me chance to finish my current read! 👍🏻 3w
squirrelbrain Cool, let‘s do it! 😁 3w
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Yesterday | Fern Michaels
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I‘m super excited about this film coming out! Danny Boyle, Beatles music, Lily James, what‘s not to love!? 😍 #yesterday #beatlemaynia

Eggs Awesome 👏🏻 👏🏻👏🏻 3w
GingerAntics The Beatles are getting a second movie with their music for the soundtrack?! Sweet!!! 3w
Caroline2 @GingerAntics it sounds like it‘s gonna be a fun little film! 👍🏻 3w
GingerAntics The more Beatles movies the better!!! 3w
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Artemis | Andy Weir
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I haven‘t read this one yet but I do like a good space story! #acrosstheuniverse #beatlemaynia

squirrelbrain Good one! I‘ve read The Martian, which was outside my comfort zone but I enjoyed, but I haven‘t read this one.... 3w
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain yeah I‘ve read The Martian and enjoyed it. My husband said this is good too so we‘ll see....! 3w
Eggs Nicely done ✅🤗 3w
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Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn
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A controversial book but I loved it! #shesleavinghome #beatlemaynia

Cathythoughts I loved it too 👍🏻♥️ 3w
TrishB I‘m on the other side - hated it! 3w
Eggs Yes it was hostile and gruesome but engaging as well. Well done! (edited) 3w
CherylRussell Read the beginning, skimmed the middle, read the end. 😁. 3w
QueenJen I noticed there's no in between with this book. People either love or hate it. 3w
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I‘ve had this book on my TBR shelf for 4yrs now! 😲 #long&windingroad #beatlemaynia

Ashley_Nicoletto Sameeee. Every time I see it I want to read it and then don‘t. 3w
MidnightBookGirl That is a GORGEOUS cover. 3w
rachaich We read this for book club at the start of the year. It was my choice and I'd had it on my pile for years. We were very divided in opinion of it. It has some extremely harrowing parts, as you'd expect. 3w
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Caroline2 @Ashley_Nicoletto I‘m the same! Weird isn‘t it! 🤷‍♀️ I‘m gonna try and conquer it this year tho! 👍🏻 3w
Caroline2 @rachaich ohhh, interesting! 😯 I like reading divisive books, will I love it or hate it?! must read it soon! 3w
Caroline2 @MidnightBookGirl it is, isn‘t it! 😍 3w
Eggs Sounds really good!! 3w
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The Beatles | Hunter Davies
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I‘m a huge Beatles fan so I‘m super excited for this month‘s prompts! 😆 Thank you @Eggs #beatlesmaynia

Caroline2 The tagged book is really good by the way! 👍🏻 3w
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State of Wonder | Ann Patchett
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April has been a cracking month!! 👏
State of wonder: ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Magic of Tidying: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Astronaut‘s Guide: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Lacuna: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Girls Burn Brighter: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Three hours: ⭐️⭐️⭐️
#aprilwrapup #wrapup

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Nice job! 📖💖 3w
Daisey Sounds great! 3w
Oryx That's a good month. 3w
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I‘ve been reading this book each morning over my coffee and it is perfect to dip in & out of. I‘ve read a lot of self help books lately and this one has been the most helpful. So far I have got rid of 11 bin bags of stuff, 4 boxes of books, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers! I feel so much better already. It has completely changed my perspective on my possessions. I love this book!!! 😍

Caroline2 @squirrelbrain Thank you so much Helen for sending me this book! I‘ve been going through a lot lately, trying to find a new job etc and this really has been a game changer! 😲 👍🏻 #jbuk 3w
gradcat I‘ve really got to get on board with Marie Kondo...I need to get rid of LOADS of...just...stuff! 3w
RachelO 👍It‘s satisfying, isn‘t it? 3w
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Crazeedi Your post has almost convinced me to get this book, I have so much I need to toss and declutter 3w
Caroline2 @gradcat me too! She is my new best friend! 😁 3w
Caroline2 @Crazeedi I highly recommend it. It‘s a lovely little easy read and she comes at it from such a fresh perspective. I‘ve been trying to declutter for months and getting no where. But since I‘ve used her approach I am finally getting on top of it all. 👍🏻 3w
Caroline2 @RachelO I‘ve found it really emotional to be honest and I‘m still in the chaos stage but hoping in the next couple of wks to get to the satisfied stage. 👍🏻 3w
squirrelbrain Glad it‘s helping, but sorry you‘re going through so much upheaval at the moment... hopefully you‘ll start to see the light at the end of the tunnel soon.... 😘 3w
Crazeedi @Caroline2 that's very encouraging!! 3w
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Three Hours | Rosamund Lupton
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I‘m not sure if I‘m the target audience for this really. It reads like YA book (it‘s all very dramatic!!!!!) I would have loved this when I was younger. Set during a high school shooting/hostage situation, told from different characters perspectives. It‘s tense and full of suspense but didn‘t really hit the mark for me. 🤷‍♀️

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Three Hours | Rosamund Lupton
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I‘m looking forward to jumping in to this tonight...the book and the bed! 🛌 📖 😊

Oryx I haven't started mine yet! I'm on holiday next week, so I'll bring it 3w
Caroline2 @Oryx Cool. Be interesting to see what you think of it! 👍🏻 3w
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Game of Thrones | George R R Martin
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😂 This made me laugh so much!!! 😆

BookwormAHN 😸😸😸 1mo
Birdsong28 😂😂😂😂📚📖 1mo
NamasteReading 😭😭😭😭😭😭🤣 1mo
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GingerAntics 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣 1mo
AmyG Hahahaha! This is so great. 1mo
Traci1 Hahaha! Love it. ❤❤ 1mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled HA!! I‘m dying!! 😂😂 1mo
JessClark78 😂🤣😂🤣 1mo
RvnclawWhovian 😂😂😂😂 1mo
Reggie Lolol 1mo
GripLitGrl 😂😂😂 1mo
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The Lacuna | Barbara Kingsolver
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I loved the first half. His childhood was fascinating, esp in the boys school then Mexico with Frieda and Trotsky! Loved it! Then the second half dragged a bit for me. ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

Cinfhen I‘m sorry it dragged for you!! I found the entire book engaging and a really well rounded story. I‘m in awe of Barbara Kingsolver 1mo
squirrelbrain Just the same as me then, @Caroline2 ! 😁👍 1mo
Caroline2 @Cinfhen that‘s ok! I still really enjoyed it. Such beautiful writing! 💖 1mo
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain Yep! I think it would have been a better book with some more editing. 👍🏻 1mo
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Three Hours | Rosamund Lupton
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Oh this is exciting...my first ever Advanced Reader Copy from Penguin! 😯 👏

Birdsong28 👏👏👏👏 Enjoy!!!! 📚📖 1mo
Cinfhen That is exciting!!! Enjoy 😊 hope it‘s good 1mo
TrishB Wow 👍🏻 1mo
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Oryx Oooh I got one too! We can compare notes 😁. Have you started yet? 1mo
Caroline2 @Oryx oh brilliant!! Yes let‘s; I haven‘t started it yet, still deep in The Lacuna but I‘m starting it next so hoping by the end of the week! What about you?? 1mo
Oryx @Caroline2 yeah maybe at the weekend. I have about 4 books on the go, so should probably finish a couple first! 1mo
Caroline2 @Oryx sounds good! I‘ll let you know when I get started! 👍🏻 hoping it‘s going to be good....! 😬 1mo
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Anyone know if this is part of a series??? 🤔

ShyBookOwl Checked on Goodreads. It looks like a standalone. 1mo
Caroline2 @ShyBookOwl great, thanks! 👍🏻 1mo
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The Lacuna | Barbara Kingsolver
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I‘m diving in ladies....! Exciting!! 😯 @TrishB @Cinfhen

TrishB A nice long bath with this book, enjoy 😘 1mo
Cinfhen Hope you enjoy!!! Keep us posted 😊 1mo
squirrelbrain I might go for it soon too...it‘s on my TBR shelf @TrishB @Cinfhen 1mo
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TrishB @squirrelbrain 🤞🏻 hope you enjoy too! 1mo
Caroline2 @TrishB such a good bath! My youngest has tonsillitis so it‘s been a longggg day! 1mo
Caroline2 @Cinfhen 50 pages in and loving it so far! 😀 1mo
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain yay! We could go for a loosey-goosey kinda buddy read!! 😉 Its got me hooked already...! 👍🏻 1mo
squirrelbrain So many books, such little time! I‘ll see if I can start it this week. Sorry to hear about the littlest...😷 1mo
LapReader I‘m halfway through. My first Kingsolver. 1mo
Cinfhen I‘m glad you‘re hooked!!! #GoForIt @squirrelbrain #LooseyGooseyBuddyReads are the best (edited) 1mo
squirrelbrain @Cinfhen - I may just have to substitute one of the books I‘d already chosen for the coming weekend‘s #campervancaper 😁 1mo
Cinfhen Ha!!! Great hashtag @squirrelbrain (edited) 1mo
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain Thanks, he‘s on the mend but why are they always ill on the holidays?! 🙄 Yes!! Too many books and all wanting to be read. No pressure though! 😉 1mo
Caroline2 @LapReader oh which one are you reading? Are you liking it?? 1mo
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain @Cinfhen awesome hashtags! 😎 1mo
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I really enjoyed this! It‘s great fun to learn about what it‘s like to be an astronaut and go to space. Plus it‘s life affirming for anyone suffering with anxiety...”Astronauts are trained to immediately jump to worse case scenarios.” Ergo, I‘m an astronaut!!! 👩🏻‍🚀

JennyM 😂 I think I might be an astronaut also 😂 1mo
Caroline2 @JennyM yay! 😁 1mo
Talewaggingreads Stacking! 📚 😍 your bookshelf. 🤗 1mo
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State of Wonder | Ann Patchett
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WOAH! I loved this book! A research scientist goes deep into the Amazon to find a dead colleague & to track down her former teacher who is developing a drug that could alter women‘s lives forever....! I feel like I‘ve been living in the jungle with these enigmatic women! I never wanted this book to end! Absolutely fantastic! 5 stars 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟

Caroline2 Thanks @TrishB for prompting me to read this book. I can‘t believe I left it on my shelf unread for yearsss! 🤦🏻‍♀️ 1mo
Cathythoughts Sounds good- 5 ⭐️ !! More good reports on this one ... it has been sitting on my shelf too ..... ♥️👍🏻 (edited) 1mo
Lcsmcat I ❤️❤️❤️ this book! 1mo
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TrishB So good when that happens 😁 1mo
Crazeedi This was a great read, read a couple years ago! 1mo
Penny_LiteraryHoarders There needs to be a sequel!! Neeeeed to know what happens with Marina and Easter! 1mo
Caroline2 @Penny_LiteraryHoarders YES!!! A sequel would be brilliant and it is the perfect book for a sequel! So much left of the story to tell....! 😯 1mo
Penny_LiteraryHoarders @Caroline2 yes! 👍👍👍 1mo
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Girls Burn Brighter | Shobha Rao
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I thoroughly enjoyed this! About two young girls growing up in rural India; it was heartbreaking to read at times. I definitely preferred the first half but still a cracking read! Thank you @eraderneely #jbuk 😘

eraderneely Glad you enjoyed it! 2mo
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The Winter People: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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Ohhhhh thank you very much to the lovely @TrishB for the awesome book and goodies!! 😁 I‘ve been wanting to read this book for ages!! 👍🏻 #litsypenpals

umbrellagirl Chocolate orange minis?! Oooo 2mo
TrishB Glad it arrived 👍🏻 I thought it was a good read so I hope you enjoy 😁 2mo
Caroline2 @umbrellagirl I know!!! 😋 they will not last long! 😆 2mo
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Caroline2 @TrishB Brill! is it set in Winter? I like to read books in season (like my vegetables ☺️) so just wondering if I should wait?? 🤔 2mo
TrishB Yes definitely wintery! 2mo
Caroline2 @TrishB Cool, I‘ll put it by for now then! 😉 2mo
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Can anyone recommend any good books on children with Aspergers/high functioning (low care needs) autism please?? 🤔

Mdargusch Possibly @Reviewsbylola can recommend some? 2mo
Reviewsbylola Let me scrounge around and see what I can come up with. 2mo
taraWritesSci Also, check out the #ActuallyAutistic tags on Twitter/Instagram/YouTube for great resources from and by ASD people. 2mo
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Reviewsbylola Neurotribes is the one that sprang to mind for me too. ⬆️ It‘s very comprehensive. Otherwise I normally read memoirs relating to ASD. 2mo
Reviewsbylola Today I‘m reading a few books to my daughter‘s class about ASD. One that I‘m reading is 2mo
Reviewsbylola But I take it you‘re looking for adult books that talk about kids on the spectrum? 2mo
Weaponxgirl @taraWritesSci I think that‘s a great book too. 2mo
Weaponxgirl I haven‘t read any books on the subject yet but I recently did a course in intensive interaction and that is something that will probably be quite intuitive to a lot of people in a lot of ways. It can be tailored to the individual and I‘ve found that a great way for making connections with children on the spectrum. 2mo
Caroline2 @Reviewsbylola Thank you! I‘ll check out the book and the tags. Is there any memoirs you would particularly recommend?? 2mo
Caroline2 @taraWritesSci oh thanks, I‘ll check them out. 👍🏻 2mo
Caroline2 @Weaponxgirl that sounds interesting, keep an eye out, thank you. 2mo
Reviewsbylola One I just read was great, although the brothers it focuses on are definitely more low functioning. 2mo
Caroline2 @Reviewsbylola Thank you, I‘ve stacked them all. I‘ve heard this is good too but I haven‘t read it yet 2mo
Reviewsbylola That‘s on my TBR! 2mo
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March was an mixed bunch:
Sashenka: bailed!
The long way home: pan!
Before the fall: so-so
Eating book, Underground railway and Rubbernecker are all picks! 👍🏻 #marchwrapup

Freespirit Underground Railway is marvellous! 2mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Some great reads! 📖💖 2mo
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Rubbernecker | Belinda Bauer
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I really enjoyed this! A good old fashioned psychological thriller/murder mystery. The main character is autistic and it‘s fascinating to see the world through his eyes as he uncovers these mysteries. #whodunituk

erzascarletbookgasm I enjoyed this too 👍 2mo
Cathythoughts Love this writer ♥️♥️♥️ 2mo
TrishB One of my fav authors 👍🏻 2mo
Caroline2 @TrishB So good!! I really enjoyed it and I‘ve just stacked Snap! 2mo
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Underground Railroad | Colson Whitehead
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Historical fiction at its best! I really cared about the characters, it didn‘t hold back on the brutal realities of being a slave and the writing was fantastic. 👍🏻

TrishB Great review👍🏻 still to read!! 2mo
Cathythoughts Echoing @TrishB & I must still read it too 👍🏻♥️ 2mo
TrishB @Cathythoughts another one I‘ve taken against for no reason..... 2mo
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Cathythoughts @TrishB I‘m the same ( I‘d probably love it .. but I have the resistance 🤷🏻‍♀️ 2mo
Caroline2 @Cathythoughts @TrishB I was the same! My bro brought it for me agessss ago & I just didn‘t want to read it. It is brutal but I didn‘t find it gratuitous. Like Holocaust books, it has the burden of being ‘an important book‘ but it reads like a heartbreaking story with great characters. It‘s really interesting. 2mo
Caroline2 @TrishB I can send you my copy if you‘d like?? 2mo
TrishB I‘ve got it on the piles! Just hadn‘t waved to me yet.....😘 2mo
Caroline2 Ahhh, no worries! 😉 2mo
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Before the Fall | Noah Hawley
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Ohhhh I am torn on this one. I loved the writing and the main character but I really didn‘t like the constant switching of perspectives/narrators, esp as the women all seemed the same. The ending didn‘t bother me as much as I know it disappointed others but I did kinda feel like the author was playing with me. Which was eye rolling to say the least!! #whodunituk

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