#NotBookRelated but who doesn‘t love a true life feel-good story???
First appearing on Britain‘s Got Talent in 2017, Julia was part of the dance troupe Just Us – who later became MerseyGirls. Their performance received the Golden Buzzer. Julia revealed that she had scoliosis & needed surgery which meant never being able to dance again.👇🏼
“It was easier to obtain opioids from your neighbors than a cup of sugar.”
Author describing a trailer park in Milwaukee. 😢😢😢
This book is heartbreaking and eye-opening.
What a vicious cycle of injustices.
Enjoying the blue sky and 90 degree weather☀️listening to the soulful voice of Dion Graham is just adding to my peaceful afternoon 😎Thanks for the recommendation @Megabooks ~ this book is living up to all the Litsy accolades ❤️
I quite enjoyed this slim novel. For a book under 200 pages it really contained loads of gorgeous prose and plenty of juicy plot. A truly well crafted gothic mystery that would lead to wonderful book club discussion. Glad I finally read this Australian classic❤️
Every Friday night as tradition dictates, my husband recites the following blessing to our children before we sit down for Shabbat dinner. “May God bless you and protect you. May God‘s face shine toward you and show you favor. May God look favorably upon you and grant you peace.” These words are the last Max Eisen will hear from his father as he placed his hands upon Max‘s head through the barbed wires of Auschwitz. 👇🏼
Thank you Mitchell Zuckoff and Harper Collins audio for presenting the most comprehensive yet compassionate account of 9/11. Many times throughout the audio I was brought to tears. A moving and elegant tribute to victims, survivors, rescue workers, responders,loved ones, and ordinary citizens who played either a large part or small part that day. Even during the darkest of times, human kindness shone bright. Five stars and an #InfiniteTissueRead
Joy!!!!! My #BookerBundle arrived ?All 6 shortlist nominees, in hardcover from TheBookPeople.co.uk for Qc.99 and because it was shipped internationally an additional Qc.95 ?? Books were sent last Tuesday, the day the Atwood was released and in less than a week they‘ve arrived. I‘m super impressed with this website ♥️ shoutout to @GuiltyFeat for letting me know about this company❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️#HappyLitten
#SeptemberSins Keeping with my theme of highlighting books from my #TBR, I offer the tagged book. High praise from @Reviewsbylola had me stacking this book way back. I believe #WhenIKissedTheTeacher is appropriate for this scandalous tale.
#RedRoseSeptember I‘m always in awe and complete admiration when a survivor of any unspeakable horror is able to acknowledge that despite the trauma and hell they‘ve been through, they still see the hope and beauty that exists in this world. A reminder to each of us, every day is a blessing 🙏🏻#WonderfulLife The Choice is still on my TBR and I‘ve read Viktor Frankl‘s powerful manifesto. #NeverAgain #NeverForget
#RedRoseSeptember I adored this semi autobiographical novel about a food writer in her third trimester of pregnancy, when she discovers her husband is having an affair. #GroundsForDivorce
#SeptemberSins What makes this book even more fabulous is the #PureAndSimple recipes that the author includes throughout the novel.
And total #BonusCoverCrush ♥️♥️♥️
Wanda is a mind-controlling parasite that's taken over Melanie's body, and Jared is the man Melanie loves. But after spending some time in Melanie's body, Wanda has the hots for Jared too — and now he has to choose between his girlfriend, and the creature that (kinda sorta) controls her mind. No, it‘s not on my #TBR....but I saw the movie 🙄
#BookMail from the wonderful and incredibly generous @TrishB I thank my lucky stars everyday, that I‘ve discovered so many amazing people through a simple app about books❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️#LittensAreTheBest #SharingIsCaring 🙏🏼🥰😘
What‘s more #AmericanPie than baseball??? I absolutely loved this coming of age novel, set in academia and yes, involving baseball ( to some degree). It was a home-run read for me ♥️
Im back to hosting/ running a bed & breakfast for friends and family🙄 so today has been a total audio day. I can‘t believe how intimate this book feels. I‘ve had to hit pause several times so I could compose myself or find a tissue 😭😭😭 So much bravery and compassion on a day full of incomprehensible evil.
Day 7 #7Days7Covers #CoverCrush
Another book I own ( unread) that was gifted to me by @LibrarianRyan ) ♥️
I‘m inviting @TrishB to join me and anyone else who wants to share their favorite book covers.
Also a shoutout to all the illustrators and graphic designers who create these magnificent works of art. I know we aren‘t meant to judge a book by its cover but they make it so damn hard not to.
#RedRoseSeptember #Saturn5 I‘m going with some of the lyrics 🎶Tagged book is on my virtual #TBR & features “President 35” and the race for space. I saw the moon exhibit this summer at The Met and it was fascinating 🚀 🌚💫 This July was the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, which really isn‘t that long ago. Amazing how much we‘ve done yet still have so far to go.
#RedRoseSeptember So, continuing with my #TBR highlights I‘ve chosen two titles that if I mash them together it‘s something close to #blackpoolrock 😜I‘ve conveniently left out #WithMyLittleStick
This was a tough one @arlenefinnigan 😂😂😂
I wanted to love this book but I just never got there. I think when you read so many books a character has to grab your attention to really make a lasting impression & unfortunately all the characters just bled into each other. Plus the story felt like a bad Oxygen Channel TV movie. An upstanding community couple is incarcerated after embezzling funds from a local charity they run. The story focuses on the aftermath from different family members.
This book has been on my TBR too long. Was feeling it & I gotta say, I‘m liking this intro...
Took my book and appetite with me this morning. Found a new favorite breakfast/coffee spot. If I‘m being honest I enjoyed breakfast more than the book. It‘s ok, but the writing and plot is a little choppy🤷🏼♀️
Taddeo functions as both a reporter and a novelist in this riveting read. I couldn‘t put the book down & I found the writing gripping however when I got to the last page I didn‘t feel satisfied or educated. I‘m not sure this book serves any purpose but that‘s not to say Im sorry I read it. I don‘t believe this is an accurate account of WOMEN today although I‘m sad to know it certainly represents some. Pick for the prose & keeping me engaged.
#SeptemberSins Honestly when I see the words #wannabe I immediately go to the Disney film Chicken Little 🎵🐷🐔https://youtu.be/UZqcU_RmaUQ
Sorry, Spice Girls fans( just in case there‘s a secret two year thread @saresmoore @LauraBeth @MyNamesParadise )
#RedRoseSeptember Another unread book but this one from my Kindle 🤑Damn those #KindleDailyDeals 🙈A look at the #History of the Jewish People starting from biblical days until the founding of the State of Israel . I‘m actually keen to read this. #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime
1. Tagged book was SO ridiculously improbable ~ it pissed me off 🤬
2. Loved Sex & The City / such smart writing
3. Avo toast 😋🥑on homemade bread / no sugar
4. Google says UTC+03:00 Summer Time / my ⏰ reads 2:53pm
5. The Denim Three 🤟🏼
Here you go @jenniferw88 Day 1 #7Days7Covers #CoverCrush **I NEED hashtags**
Posting a cover I love with no other explanation and I‘m tagging @Reviewsbylola to join me
I‘ve gifted my copy so image from Google
#RedRoseSeptember #SeptemberSins Reese Witherspoon is my favorite all around #Entertainer / she‘s an avid reader, a kickass mom, a gifted actress, a style icon and the type of chick you could hang with on a Friday night over some #ChippyTea or #WingsAndWhiskey 🥃 Another book on my virtual TBR
This is our September IRL book club pick.
I applaud Power‘s for making me look at trees in a completely new light but I would have been just as impressed, maybe even more so, if he saved the planet from paper consumption and kept the novel at 350 pages. This book could have been brilliant if it was whittled down by about 200 pages. Beautiful language and strong ideas but preachy overtones & drawn out conclusion left me feeling meh 😞