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DeborahSmall

DeborahSmall

Joined September 2016

Scottish (Glaswegian) but live in Ireland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇮🇪| Ravenpuff 💙💛| books, movies, coffee |📚💙📽📖
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At the airport, off to my favourite city today ❤️🇮🇹

LauraBeth Oohh - nice! Enjoy! 6mo
BookishMarginalia Have a safe flight and a wonderful trip! 6mo
ephemeralwaltz Enjoy!!!😍😍 6mo
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Simona Have a good time❣️ 6mo
Sarah83 Hope you have a great time 💕 6mo
emilyhaldi Amazing!!! Have fun! 🍷🍝 6mo
LeahBergen Gahhhhhh!! Have a fantastic time, hen. 😘😘😘 6mo
Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️♥️enjoy 6mo
BarbaraBB Have fun! 6mo
youneverarrived Have a great time! 6mo
kspenmoll Wonderful!!!! 5mo
Cinfhen Lovely!! Hope you‘re having a wonderful time 😍 5mo
TrishB Hope you‘ve had fun 😘 5mo
Libby1 I hope you had a brilliant time! 💜 5mo
DeborahSmall @LauraBeth @BookishMarginalia @ephemeralwaltz @Simona @Sarah83 @emilyhaldi @LeahBergen @Cathythoughts @BarbaraBB @youneverarrived @kspenmoll @Cinfhen @Libby1 sorry for the late reply. I had a wonderful time. I‘ve been to Venice so many times and will never tire of such a wonderful place. Sorry I‘ve been so absent, I‘ve had numerous family issues and finding it difficult to think of much else. I‘m still reading lots though!! Love to you all xx 4mo
Cinfhen So nice to “hear” from you ❤️Family first....ALWAYS 😘 4mo
DeborahSmall @Cinfhen thank you 😘 I may be able to write a book this summer with all the drama if the last 2 years 😂😂would be under tragicom drama genre!! 4mo
Cinfhen See, there‘s always a silver lining 🙏🏻💋 4mo
kspenmoll @DeborahSmall So happy you had a wonderful time in Venice. Family always comes before anything- I am sorry it‘s been rough right now. Hugs to you! 💕 4mo
BarbaraBB Wishing you the best! 🍀💚 4mo
Cinfhen Hi!! Just thinking of you this morning. Hope life is returning to normal 2mo
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I‘m halfway through this at the moment and loving it!

Happy New Year 🥳 to all my darling Littens. Hope 2019 is great for you all, filled with many many books 😘❤️📚

TrishB Happy New Year 😘 best wishes to you and yours. 6mo
Sarah83 Happy new year 💓 6mo
arlenefinnigan Happy New year! 6mo
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Miss_Kim Such a good story! 💜 6mo
MicheleinPhilly I hope your copy has all of its pages! Happy New Year! 6mo
Redwritinghood Happy New Year! 6mo
LeahBergen Happy New Year, hen! 😘😘 6mo
batsy Happy new year 🥂❤️ 6mo
DeborahSmall @MicheleinPhilly all the pages definitely there and the cover glows in the dark! 6mo
andrew61 Happy new year Deborah. 6mo
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I‘m loving Charlie Parker this month. Only one book left then I have to wait until April for his next one. That‘s why I take long breaks between his books. Definitely my favourite thriller author. And thank you @ScorpioBookDreams for the gin ‘taster‘ and my favourite chocolate selections from Hotel Chocolat 😍 I‘m having a very relaxing night ❤️📚🍫

Guildedearlobe Love Charlie Parker!! 6mo
LeahBergen This looks gorgeous. I want to join you! 😆 6mo
TrishB Looks very cosy ❤️ I‘ve just finished number 5 with Charlie Parker, so have a while to savour the series. 6mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I‘d love you to join me! You too @TrishB 💕 I‘m almost finished this. Think I‘ll have a break before the next one though. @Guildedearlobe definitely a favourite literary choice of mine! 6mo
Cinfhen Just checking in to wish you a Happy 2019❤️Hope this new year brings you peace & comfort 😘 6mo
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I absolutely loved this. Couldn‘t put it down. Only planned on reading the first few pages as I‘m in the middle of another. But all the mentions of my beloved Glasgow pulled me in and his beautiful descriptions of India mesmerised me and didn‘t let go until the last page. Such an interesting read ❤️📚🌶🇮🇳🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

LeahBergen This was so good and it made me HUNGRY. 7mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I made a gorgeous curry a couple of nights ago, I‘ll send you the recipe 😘 7mo
LeahBergen @DeborahSmall Yes, please! 7mo
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DeborahSmall @LeahBergen William asked me to make daal tonight tonight 🥘🌶 7mo
Cinfhen Just wanted to say hi!! Hope you‘re doing ok, I know holiday time can be extra stressful sometimes 😔 6mo
DeborahSmall @Cinfhen thank you! Will be glad to see January. Hope you and kids are well too 😘 6mo
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The Light Between Worlds | Laura E. Weymouth
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Reading this at the moment and loving it 💕📚

LeahBergen This sounds delightfully old-fashioned. Is it? 7mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen totally. A very ‘old English‘ vibe with it being just post WW2 The lion, witch and wardrobe and Peter Pan vibes too. I just finished a book I read in one sitting but halfway through this and ready to get stuck back in. Xx 7mo
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This has been the book to get me out of my reading slump.
📚❤️
So it‘s getting very cold here and I think the fire will be getting lit this week. Although it‘s cosy I‘ll miss having fresh flowers in my living room 💐

Cathythoughts I‘ll bet it‘s good. I‘m only on book 2 of his ...... 👍🏻❤️hope you are well X 7mo
LeahBergen So pretty! 😍 7mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I think you‘d love John Connolly. His first couple of books are pretty graphic. But I find his prose almost lyrical. Series gets better as the characters develop. I can send you the first in paperback if you‘d like to try him 😘 7mo
LeahBergen @DeborahSmall Sure! Or maybe not ... save your postage. 😆😆 I can easily pick up the first one here. 😘 7mo
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The Misadventures of John Nicholson | Robert Louis Stevenson
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Found a fantastic bookshop in Edinburgh: typewronger books. He also repairs typewriters. Cup of tea offered as soon as we walked through the door, such a great and eccentric character. He‘s just published this, it has some wonderful illustrations too. ❤️📚

Cathythoughts Sounds great!! Enjoy 😊👍🏻❤️ 7mo
rather_be_reading that bookstore sounds amazing! 7mo
TrishB Lovely 💕 7mo
LeahBergen It looks wonderful! 😍 7mo
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Bridge of Clay | Markus Zusak
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Patisserie Valerie❤️ pecan pie and a cappuccino, hard to beat

merelybookish Yum! 😋 7mo
batsy Slurp! 7mo
MyBookSwapClub What's this book about? I love that place in London, it was our usual book club meet up :) 7mo
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Cinfhen Drink looks heavenly 😇 7mo
Chelsea.Poole Oh my. Yum!🥮 7mo
Dragon Yummy 7mo
Redwritinghood Looks so good! 😋😋 7mo
DeborahSmall @MyBookSwapClub 5 brothers, 1 in particular, Clay. Funny, sad coming of age. Only 80 pages in, but loving it so far x (edited) 7mo
MyBookSwapClub @DeborahSmall 👌 gotta add in my stack :) 7mo
LeahBergen Oh, good - you got some pecan pie! 😆 7mo
TrishB 💕 Looks lovely 7mo
Cinfhen How‘s the book?? I‘ve just purchased today. #ImpulseBuy 7mo
DeborahSmall @Cinfhen I got half way through and although loving it I had to change to thriller, normally I‘d have flew through it but I‘ve so much going on with family that my mind was going elsewhere. But I‘ll go back to it once I finish a couple of books. This is my first reading slump ever. I‘d say from age of 10 I‘ve read 1 book a week at least x (edited) 7mo
Cinfhen Sorry you are going through family stuff 😥sometimes even the best books cant take our minds away from the worry. Hope you find peace & resolution soon. At least thrillers are helping xx 7mo
DeborahSmall @Cinfhen thanks Cindy, it‘s been an incredibly tough 6 months and why I‘ve been so ‘absent‘. But of course I‘ve had so much love and support from my Litsy family. Very lucky to have you all 💕 7mo
Cinfhen Sending love and best wishes into the new year xx 7mo
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Bridge of Clay | Markus Zusak
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Definitely getting me out of my first ever reading slump ❤️📚

DeborahSmall Bought it with the vouchers from the wonderful @ScorpioBookDreams 😘 7mo
TrishB Hope you enjoy it 😁 I took about 50 pages to get into it and then loved it 💕 thinking about you 😘 xx 7mo
Cathythoughts I have this one stacked. If looks really good. Sending warm wishes & kind thoughts your way .... 👍🏻❤️ 7mo
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DeborahSmall @TrishB @Cathythoughts thanks ladies. On my way to court house now. I‘m going to break my heart when I see him. Dreading it xxx 7mo
TrishB Sending love and hugs 💕❤️ xx 7mo
Cinfhen Haven‘t seen you in awhile ~ hope all is well 7mo
Caroline2 I‘ve been thinking of you a lot and hoping you‘re ok! Take care! Sending warm hugs and lots of love! Xxx 7mo
LeahBergen Sending lots of love your way, hen! 😘😘😘 7mo
CouronneDhiver Hi 👋🏽 Glad you‘re back! 7mo
DeborahSmall @Cinfhen @Caroline2 @CouronneDhiver thank you, I‘ll try my best to stay back 😘 7mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I was just in a card shop and had to take pic for you 😂 will email you shortly 😘 x 7mo
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#friyayintro @howjessreads

1. Anything secret seven or famous five. Also the commando comics
2. Both. Id love someone to make me a pecan pie in US and fly it straight to me. That is my dream.
3. Love movies and binge watching crime tv shows and also amazing shit like Riverdale, it‘s so bad it‘s genius. And cross stitch
4. Spain or Italy although I‘m extremely homesick right now (for Scotland)
5. @ScorpioBookDreams @LeahBergen @Sarah83

LeahBergen I was just looking at a recipe for pecan pie squares that looked good (and easier than making a pie!) 8mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I‘ll have to look for that recipe x 8mo
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I haven‘t done one of these in months!

📚Muse of Nightmares
👩🏻‍💻 Madeline Miller
🎬 The Magdalene Sisters/ Mulholland Drive
🍛 Madras 🌶🌶🌶

#letterM @JoScho

JoScho 😊💙😊 9mo
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Bitter Orange | Claire Fuller
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Just started this, not sure yet but will give it another 20 pages ❤️📚

LeahBergen Well, it SOUNDS good. Are you liking it yet? 9mo
Kalalalatja I didn‘t even know she had a new book out! 9mo
shawnmooney I thought her last one started out great but kind of petered out by the end. Eager to hear how you make out with this one! 9mo
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TrishB Interested in your review 👍🏻 9mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen @shawnmooney @TrishB I‘m really enjoying it, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier, tense and atmospheric. The descriptions are just wonderful I can feel dread mounting as I read but I‘m not sure why. Has definitely captivated me. Not much more left x 9mo
TrishB Sounds fab 👍🏻 9mo
LeahBergen Daphne Du Maurier? You‘ve sold me. 😄 8mo
rubyslippersreads @LeahBergen Yes; had me at Daphne du Maurier. 😊 8mo
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Demon Dentist | David Walliams
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Sophie has joined me in my new library, I‘ll need to get another chair for her ❤️📚

Sarah83 Looks great 😍 9mo
saresmoore ♥️♥️♥️ 9mo
LeahBergen Aww, look at her! ❤️❤️ You‘ll be able to read side-by-side. ❤️❤️ 9mo
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DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I ended up sitting on the floor cushion! 😂 9mo
AlaMich Why do I not see a cat in the picture? 🧐 8mo
DeborahSmall @AlaMich I‘d love a cat but husband not a cat person.. I occasionally invite the local cats for parties 8mo
AlaMich @DeborahSmall So Sophie is your daughter? But I don‘t see a child in this photo either. Is this like one of those optical illusion pictures?? 😉 8mo
DeborahSmall @AlaMich she‘s the one reading 😘 8mo
AlaMich @DeborahSmall ahhhh...let‘s just forget this little exchange took place, shall we? 🤣 8mo
DeborahSmall @AlaMich 😂 brilliant 💕 8mo
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Vengeful | V. E. Schwab
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Can‘t wait to start this ❤️🖤

Ddzmini Omg omg omg is it out 😮👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼🎉🎊 9mo
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I absolutely loved the first 2 books in The Winternight Trilogy, lucky to get this gorgeous ARC of the 3rd ❤️📚

LeahBergen What a pretty cover. 😘 9mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen it‘s so beautiful 9mo
ScorpioBookDreams IT'S INCREDIBLE!! Xx 9mo
Asthecroweflies I‘m so jealous. I wanted an ARC of that book! 9mo
TrishB Looks lovely 💕 9mo
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Dance of Thieves | Mary E Pearson
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Started this yesterday, ready to get stuck in ❤️📚

Cathythoughts Great cover 🖤 9mo
TrishB Looks lovely 💜 9mo
GypsyKat Beautiful cover! 9mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So beautiful 🖤💛 9mo
LeahBergen Your library! 😍😍 Is it all moved in now? 9mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen not yet, I‘ve just saved up enough for new bookcases, they‘ll be here this week 💕 9mo
bg_reads What a beautiful cover!! 😍 Are you loving the book so far? I kind of want it just for the cover to display somewhere! 9mo
DeborahSmall @cbwaug it was slow to start but really picked up around page 60 9mo
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Fawkes: A Novel | Nadine Brandes
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Yesterday‘s #bookmail! Started Fawkes today and it fantastic ❤️📚

LeahBergen I‘ve been missing you! 😩 10mo
TrishB @LeahBergen same 😘 10mo
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Just starting the second book in The Lewis Trilogy. The Black House was Julys #whodunnituk pick and I absolutely loved it.
Just found this quote at start of the book, I love Philip Larkin ❤️

LeahBergen I‘ve had The Black House for ages. 🙄 10mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen it was so good! X 10mo
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Vicious | V. E. Schwab
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Really looking forward to this ❤️ and what do you think of my gorgeous book sleeve from @ScorpioBookDreams ? ❤️📚

Quirkybookworm I love it!!! 10mo
Joe_Jones The book sleeve is awesome! 10mo
Avanders Amazing. 10mo
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JoScho The sleeve is amazing! 10mo
DeborahSmall @Quirkybookworm @Joe_Jones @Avanders @JoScho thank you, I chose the art work from an artist I follow on Instagram, she got me the print too 10mo
KimmyM VICIOUS is one of my favourite books!! I hope you love it! 10mo
Kalalalatja 😍😍😍 to everything on this pic! 10mo
julesG 😍😍😍 10mo
ScorpioBookDreams Let me know what Vicious is like xx 10mo
TrishB Lovely 💕 10mo
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Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter
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Up next ❤️📚

LeahBergen Is that her new one? I bet you‘re excited! 👏🏻 10mo
vivastory I should be getting my signed copy any day now 10mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen @vivastory it‘s excellent so far 10mo
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TrishB I loved it 👍🏻 10mo
DeborahSmall @TrishB it was excellent x 10mo
TrishB We just need a new Will Trent now 😘 10mo
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Gemina | Arnie Kaufman
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A lot slower that Illuminae......I‘ll stick it out another while 💙📚

TrishB Hi 🙋‍♀️ hope you‘re ok 💕 10mo
LibrarianRyan Do stick it out. It‘s worth it. 10mo
LeahBergen I see a bag of sweets or something there ... 😆 10mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen yep a huge galaxy bar 😋 10mo
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The Boneless Mercies | April Genevieve Tucholke
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From @ScorpioBookDreams loving this Viking/Norse adventure 💙

ScorpioBookDreams The finished cover is so pretty xx 11mo
Kalalalatja Sounds great! 11mo
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Black House | Peter May
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Late with julys #whodunnit will hopefully be a quick read.
Thank you @daydreamin_star for the gorgeous notebook and pen 😘

Love the notebook and bookmarks from @thegirlwiththebookishcandle 💕📚

LeahBergen I have this book on my shelf. You‘ll have to let me know how you like it. 😘 11mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen will do 😘 11mo
TrishB Looking forward to this one 👍🏻 11mo
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Libby1 Hello! You haven‘t happened to send out my book for August? I‘ve not received it yet if you have. The last one I read was The Escape. Am I on track or am I jumping too far ahead? 11mo
DeborahSmall @Libby1 I‘m late. Sorry! I‘ll hopefully have it finished tomorrow and post on Thursday x 11mo
Libby1 It‘s not a problem! Don‘t rush! I just thought I‘d lost track of myself. Take your time. I don‘t want you to feel any pressure. 😊 11mo
Libby1 Got it last Friday! Thanks so much! 😘 10mo
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The Last Magician | Lisa Maxwell
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Almost finished, loving it 💕📚

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Thank you very much @Caroline2 such a lovely surprise 💕
#JBUK

eraderneely Gorgeous card 11mo
Caroline2 You‘re welcome! 😉 11mo
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Untitled | To Be Announced
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1. Bed
2. Godblind
3. With much deliberation, i read the first page in pile of books from different genres then pick whichever draws me in ❤️📚

#Tuesdaytidbits

LeahBergen I love picking my next book. 😘 11mo
Cathythoughts Yes I love picking my next book too. It‘s exciting @LeahBergen @DeborahSmall 11mo
SilversReviews I like #3's answer. Thanks for playing. 😊 11mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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‘A denunciation of Donald Trump‘ The Scotsman daily newspaper 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿💙

https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/leader-comment-a-denunciation-of-donald-tr...

Sophoclessweetheart 👏😹 11mo
DGRachel I‘m so ashamed that this “man” is the president of my country. Disgraceful. 😔 11mo
CaitlinR Thank you for this. 11mo
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vivastory He's the monster that Fox news & the far right have been creating for years. Utterly disgraceful. 11mo
julesG 😵👏 11mo
laurenbescoby I still sometimes pinch myself, hoping the fact he's a world leader is all some terrible dream and I'll wake up soon...😧 11mo
EadieB This is really not a forum to discuss politics. As there are plenty of reasons not to like Hillary and Obama. We need to respect others opinions too. I‘m sure there are a lot of deplorables that feel differently about Trump and the wonderful job he is doing for our economy. (edited) 11mo
toofondofbooks I'm sorry, I usually try to scroll past political opinion type posts, but article this is mostly false information. Most Americans are proud of our President and what he is doing for our country. This is just regurgitating what the left wants people to believe. 11mo
EadieB @toofondofbooks Glad that you spoke up too. Hateful information that we don‘t need on Litsy! 11mo
toofondofbooks @EadieB I know. I wish we would keep the political stuff off Litsy. This is where I want to escape all that. 🙄 11mo
EadieB 👍 11mo
Reggie Meh, people can unfollow if they dislike the post. I‘m just shocked when I see people who drink the Koolaid. They left off the part about the man who has so little empathy or humanity he thought it was a good policy to rip children away from their families at the border, negatively affecting these kids for the rest of their lives in ways none of us will ever know. I guess if that‘s the president you‘re proud of, whatever. (edited) 11mo
LeahBergen 👍🏻 It‘s interesting to read an article with a non- North American viewpoint. 11mo
EadieB @Reggie That‘s a law that was put into place to stop child trafficking and is now being used to make Trump look bad. The democrats had a chance to change it but never did and this practice has been going on since 2008. (edited) 11mo
DeborahSmall @Sorceryandswords @DGRachel @CaitlynR @vivastory @miralunasbooknook @julesG @EadieB @toofondofbooks @Reggie @LeahBergen I think this short article is a very accurate summarisation of the type of man Trump is. Feel free to unfollow me if this offends you 11mo
toofondofbooks @DeborahSmall I don't unfollow people bc we have differing opinions. I just wanted to point out that the majority of Americans are happy with our president. This article is full of the same things the left has been shouting for 2 years and it is simply not true. I encourage people to look at the facts and stop believing the media and especially celebrities bc they are clueless. 11mo
EadieB @DeborahSmall You are entitled to your opinion but I voted for the man who will make America a better place to live with a booming economy. What he has done in his private life has nothing to do with what he is now doing as president. President Clinton does not a have a clean slate either but he was a great president. President Trump will go down in history as the best president America ever had. I am very proud of his accomplishments. (edited) 11mo
toofondofbooks @Reggie this is one of the most misreported things. This is a law that has been in place for years. It is a crime to enter our country illegally just as it is for most countries in the world. Also what the news reports about how this separation takes place is completely false. There are no kids in cages. Those are faked photos. 11mo
DGRachel @DeborahSmall I agree with you. I would also like to point out that his approval rating is less than 50%, so the comment that the majority of Americans are happy with our president is incorrect. @LeahBergen Yes, I appreciate seeing how other countries view him. It breaks my heart, knowing that my fellow countrymen voted this monster into office, but at least other countries aren‘t afraid to yell “the emperor is naked”. 11mo
toofondofbooks I'm gonna leave this convo now bc it always goes the same way. The right man is in the office. I lived with Obama for 8 years but I never wished he would fail. We should all support our President. 11mo
vivastory Fact 1) Trump denied that our first African American president was an American. Fact 2) Trump said that there were "many fine people on both sides" following a white supremacist rally where a counter protester was murdered. Fact 3) Trump said that Judge Curiel was incapable of impartiality due to because he was Mexican. These are statements made by our current president. You can claim Trump is or is not xyz. His racism is an objective fact. 11mo
EadieB @DGRachel The Americans that are happy with Trump are not as vocal as they love what Trump is doing. So why complain? The proof will be when he gets re-elected as I have no doubt that he will get another term. He is doing a fantastic job and who cares what other countries think. All that fake news will make the complainers look like fools when the voters speak again and re-elect a great president who puts America first! (edited) 11mo
EadieB @vivastory Every candidate has things about them that people don‘t like. The voters are the ones who choose the best candidate for them so I suggest to get registered if you are not and vote. 11mo
vivastory @EadieB I am registered & I did vote. But there are certain things, ie racism, that seem to me to be much more egregious. Not all flaws are equal. 11mo
EadieB @vivastory Well that‘s your opinion. You never know what is truly in a person‘s heart when his words are always misconstrued. He has been attacked viciously more than any other president and still holds his head high and is courageously working for the American people. 11mo
vivastory @EadieB None of what I stated was "misconstrued." He's on record (video) as saying all 3 of those statements. Racist statements (ie denying for years that our nation's first African American president wasn't American) aren't a matter of opinion. They're an objective truth. 11mo
DGRachel @EadieB We will have to agree to disagree. 11mo
EadieB @vivastory Well there are more Spanish and black people back to work now then before he was elected so I think he is working for all the people no matter their color or heritage. I think in regards to Obama‘s birth certificate Trump just wanted to make sure he was an American because Obama‘s birth certificate was questionable. We differ in our opinions but that‘s why there are always others to vote for. I wasn‘t happy during the Obama years either 11mo
julesG As a European I'd like to say, the renowned newspapers over here check their facts, in most cases more than once, before they publish their stories. @DeborahSmall - I'm not going to unfollow you, both the article and the ensuing discussion are interesting. 11mo
Cathythoughts Great article. The more denunciation- the better. 11mo
Sophoclessweetheart I‘m not at all offended Deborah. I‘m not sure where I left the impression I might be 🤔 It‘s an interesting article. 🖤👏 11mo
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Glittering City | Cyprian Ekwensi
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Thank you so much @Oryx this was a lovely surprise ❤️
#JBUK

Oryx You're welcome 😀 11mo
LeahBergen Lovely photo, hen. 😘😘 11mo
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Spinning Silver | Naomi Novik
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Got this today from Pan Macmillan. Also waiting on US edition (signed) 💙📚

MinDea Love that cover!!! 12mo
TrishB Gorgeous ❤️ 12mo
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Beyond a Darkened Shore | Jessica Leake
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Literary_Siren I NEEEEEED that bookmark!! 🖤🖤 12mo
Librarygirl88 Loved this book! 12mo
Birdsong28 @Literary_Siren It's from a Australian site called Ink and Wonder but they deliver worldwide as I'm getting a Pocahontas one and I'm in the UK. 📚📖 12mo
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Literary_Siren I know. 😊 I love them! I‘ve got 4 but not that one! 12mo
TrishB Looks interesting 👍🏻 12mo
ScorpioBookDreams @Literary_Siren it was a Fairyloot exclusive I think. 12mo
Literary_Siren Dang it! 12mo
LeahBergen Love the bookmark! 😘 12mo
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Illuminae | Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
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Today‘s #bookmail has a cool vinyl dust jacket with clear windows. Visually a delight, can‘t wait to jump in. ❤️📚

TrishB Lovely 💕 12mo
Moray_Reads I really enjoyed the style of this. Less romantic teen angst would have been preferred but it kept me pretty gripped nevertheless 12mo
britt_brooke Nice! 12mo
DeborahSmall @Moray_Reads really looking forward to it x 12mo
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The Escape | C.L. Taylor
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Finally starting my #whodunnit today, great weather the last few days and hoping it lasts a couple of weeks. Thanks @daydreamin_star for the choice and as always to @ScorpioBookDreams for organising ❤️📚😘

LeahBergen Don‘t forget to cook dinner for the kids later. 😂😂 12mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I might‘ve forgot about Daniel 😂 thought he was out to be fair!! 12mo
LeahBergen 😂😂 12mo
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DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I think you scud me last night with that comment 😂 Stephen did dinner tonight!! 12mo
LeahBergen What does ‘scud‘ mean? Is that like jinxed? Or blessed? Either way - yay, Stephen! 😂 12mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen yep, jinxed 😂 12mo
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War Storm | Victoria Aveyard
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#bookmail from @ScorpioBookDreams has beautiful blue sprayed edges and also signed and dedicated. Thank you 😘
Also the gorgeous bookmark from @LeahBergen goes perfectly ( the bookmark is a gorgeous owl ) 😘

TrishB Lovely 💕 12mo
LeahBergen 😘😘 12mo
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#Friyayintro @jesshowbooks

1. Snow White was first Disney movie I saw and I fell in love ❤️
2. Shrek💚
3. 22.03 in UK and Ireland ☀️🌞
4. Olives 🤢
5. @ScorpioBookDreams

DebbieGrillo Olives🤮 12mo
LeahBergen I love olives! 😄 12mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen everyone who knows me is surprised, as I love really salty snacks but in Turkey 22 years ago I had severe food poisoning after eating a chicken and olive type casserole. I passed out after vomiting in hotel lobby and woke up soaked in my bed; the porter filled an ice bucket with water and ice and threw it over me ? we actually stayed in touch, his name was Oran. He also asked to marry me for Qdk to get into uk. ??the memories 12mo
LeahBergen @DeborahSmall OH MY GOD!! 😂😂😂 That sounds like something from a movie! 😂😂 I love it! 12mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen I loved the people I met but you couldn‘t pay me to holiday in Turkey ever again 😂 12mo
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The Wicked Deep | Shea Ernshaw
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Up next 💙🌊📚

LeahBergen Your library is looking wonderful (and so are your nails!). 😘 12mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen the floor behind me not too hot 😂 loving my nail colour this week 😘 12mo
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1. Just 1 for my husband. My dad is a twat, for want of a better word.
2. Both
3. Soccer! Although I read through the boring games. Yet again another year Scotland didn‘t make the World Cup finals so for me it‘s ‘any team but England‘ Apologies @TrishB @ScorpioBookDreams @arlenefinnigan
4. Lemon cheesecake and coffee and walnut cake

#sassysunday @BarbaraTheBibliophage

TrishB None needed 😁 I would feel the same 😂 but I don‘t think you need to be worrying! I read through the boring ones too!! 12mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks for playing along! I pick my teams like that sometimes, although I‘m more of an American football fan than a World Cup fan. 12mo
arlenefinnigan 😂 12mo
ScorpioBookDreams Couldn‘t care less about football so doesn‘t bother me! 😂😂 Now if you‘d said something about rugby or cricket then my dad would have had something to say!! 😂 12mo
LeahBergen Your answer to # 1! 😂😂😂 12mo
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#bookmail ❤️📚

LeahBergen Is this going in the new library or the old? 😆 12mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen pic taken in new libray😉 just need to buy more bookcases before I make next step 😘 12mo
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Library | Sarah Stewart
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Library move going well ❤️📚

saresmoore Beautiful! 12mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😍❤️ 12mo
Anovelobsession So pretty! 12mo
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knittedgnome Lovely shelf!! 12mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful ❤️ 12mo
Farzad_Poodineh Beautiful and neat 💗👌 12mo
Kalalalatja I just dropped my phone in my face because of the prettiness of it all 😍😍😍 12mo
Sarah83 Wow. Wonderful. Looks so gorgeous. 💖💖😍😍 12mo
LeahBergen Gah!! I love it! ❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
minkyb ❣️ 12mo
TrishB Lovely 💕 12mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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The great Jonathan Carroll posted this quote on FB this morning.
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“I watch and love you in your mystery”

Eavan Boland

ladym30 Beautiful! 12mo
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My Reading Life | Pat Conroy
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Blown away as usual by the generosity and thoughtfulness of @LeahBergen ! Pat Conroy is in my top 5 favourite authors, never did I think I‘d have a signed book by him until this morning! 🤩 The Changeling looks wonderful too. The bookmarks as usual are great and I‘ve already opened one bag of sweets (100% the best sweets ever)
Thank you so much dear friend 😘😘

vkois88 The Poe bookmark 😍😍 13mo
TrishB Lovely 💕 13mo
Chrissyreadit Those bookmarks are so nice! Who is the author of The Changeling? I want to look up the book! Nice @LeahBergen ! 13mo
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Mdargusch So nice! 13mo
DeborahSmall @Chrissyreadit it‘s by Joy Williams and this is the 40th anniversary edition. It looks fantastic 13mo
LeahBergen Wow! That got there quickly. I‘m so glad you like the Conroy! And put down that bag of sweets before your mouth starts bleeding. 😂🤣 13mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen you did say hide the sweets. Just 2 minutes ago I go into Sam‘s room to tell him to keep the noise down. And I see my precious fucking wrappers. So I asked did he at least take the bag that was almost empty, but no the little bollocks took a full bag. But the cheekiest part?....The bag he took wasn‘t yet open so he grabbed a few from my open bag and took a full bag. The fucking temerity astounds me! 13mo
LeahBergen @DeborahSmall Oh no! 😂😂😂 Did you kill him?? 😂😂 13mo
DeborahSmall @LeahBergen almost 😂😂 he left to go stay with his girlfriend x😂😂 13mo
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Look for Me | Lisa Gardner
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Perfect day for reading in the garden ❤️📚

Cathythoughts 🌞👍🏻 13mo
LaraReads Yay! Looks awesome! It‘s lovely weather here too & I‘m so thankful for a break in the heat! 13mo
TrishB Love DD Warren 💕👍🏻 13mo
DeborahSmall @TrishB me too, didn‘t even realise this was out until last week!! Have you read this yet? Fantastic so far xx 13mo
TrishB I‘ve read - it‘s great 👍🏻 13mo
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Thank you @Sarah83 for the great gifts! Love everything 😘😘

TrishB Lovely 💕 13mo
Sarah83 Glad you like everything 13mo
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Fever Dream | Samanta Schweblin
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Thank you @TrishB fir the wonderful gifts! In love with my mug 😂 and bookmarks 😘😘

ErinSueGreads That mug is amazing 13mo
TrishB Hope you‘ve had a great day 😁 couldn‘t resist the mug! 💕 13mo
LauraJ @TrishB That MUG! (need a coffee spewing emoji) 13mo
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AmyG Great mug! 13mo
ladym30 Love the mug!! 13mo
TrishB @LauraJ it made me laugh too! 13mo
DeborahSmall @TrishB I took a close up and sent it to loads of people. Had coffee out this morning but will be my mug for tomorrow. Just love it. Sophie thinks it‘s hilarious and now coming up with puns. Most recent a mug with a chicken saying ‘cluck off I‘m reading‘ 😂 you‘ve inspired greatness 13mo
TrishB 😂😂 brilliant! The daft things are the best! 13mo
Cathythoughts I loved Woman in The Window... it‘s a really good thriller 👍🏻😳 13mo
DeborahSmall @Cathythoughts my sister has been begging me to read it but I kept forgetting to buy it! She spotted it yesterday so I‘ll be tortured. In the mood for few thrillers as I‘ve read so much fantasy lately💕 13mo
LeahBergen That mug is fantastic! 😂😂 @TrishB 13mo
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My birthday cake! Surprise from my eldest 📚🎂💕

RachelO That's amazing! Happy Birthday Deborah! 13mo
vivastory Amazing! Happy Birthday! 🎂📚👏🤘 13mo
Tamra So thoughtful! 13mo
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Melissa_J Awesome!! Happy Birthday 🎉🎂🎈 13mo
CaitlinR Wowza. 🎈 13mo
TrishB Lovely 💕 13mo
Reggie Ha ha that‘s awesome!!!! Happy Birthday!!! 13mo
tjwill So cool! 13mo
LauraJ Good kid! Happy Birthday 🎈 13mo
batsy That is brilliant! Hope you had a lovely birthday! 13mo
Cathythoughts Wonderful 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 13mo
DivineDiana Fantastic!!! ❤️ 13mo
LeahBergen That‘s stunning! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 13mo
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#friyayintro

1. My birthday tomorrow 🎂🍰
2. 4
3. Nope
4. Yeah! My aunt researched for years and still winning on it! On mums mothers side we are descendants of Lithuanian Jews!
5. BST

Cinfhen I knew you had some Jewish blood in you!!!! And HAPPY early birthday my lovely friend 💝💝💝💝💝💝💝 13mo
wanderinglynn Happy early birthday! 🎉🎂🎇🎆🎶 13mo
Librarybelle Happy early birthday! 13mo
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kathedron Happy birthday for tomorrow! 🎉🎂 13mo
DeborahSmall @Cinfhen all my family feel the same. My mums sisters especially. Obviously a reason my name is Hebrew and apart from Sophie I chose Hebrew names for boys before I knew of our ancestry! And thank you 😘 13mo
Lindy 🍰🍰🍰🎉 13mo
Eggs Happy Birthday 🎈🎈🎈 13mo
CouronneDhiver ... and I was going to try to impress you with the fact that I remembered it... 😂 Happy Birthday!!! 🎉🎉🎉 13mo
Bklover Happy Birthday!!!!🎈 13mo
RadicalReader @DeborahSmall Happy birthday wishing you many hours of blissful reading 13mo
Tiyas7 Happy Birthday @DeborahSmall 13mo
Wife Happy Birthday! 🎈 13mo
MicheleinPhilly Happy Birthday! I hope you have a glorious day! 😘 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Happy Belated Birthday!!!❤️ 13mo
saresmoore Happy belated birthday, friend! I hope you‘re still celebrating! 😘♥️♥️♥️ 13mo
DeborahSmall @saresmoore thank you gorgeous! Celebrations over but still spending by birthday money! 😘 13mo
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Just received this huge box from @TrishB for my birthday tomorrow!! Such a surprise! Thank you so much 😘 also have loads from @ScorpioBookDreams and @Sarah83

Feel like a big kid!! 😘❤️

Sarah83 Unwrapping many parcels is lot of fun. 😊 13mo
jfalkens Happy birthday!! 13mo
Cathythoughts How exciting! And Happy Birthday tomorrow ❤️ 13mo
AmyG Happy Birthday!🎁🎂🎉 13mo
TrishB Enjoy when it gets here 💕 13mo
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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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“I turned my nightmares into fireflies and caught them in a jar”

Why did I wait so long to read this? One of the best YA fantasy novels I‘ve read. A beautiful book and I‘m so excited for a The Muse of Nightmares coming in October 💙📚

EchoLogical Isn't it amazing?! Laini Taylor is the best! 13mo
DeborahSmall @EchoLogical so so good!! I loved Daughter of Smoke and Bone too. Her style of writing is just lyrical and beautiful. I truly savoured every word 💕 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I‘ve had it forever but still haven‘t read it. I‘m so coveting your blue edges!! I thought I was getting the blue edges but BD sent white. I don‘t think I‘ll ever get over that. Lol (edited) 13mo
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DeborahSmall @JanuarieTimewalker13 I ordered this from goldsboro. I‘ve had it over a year and can‘t believe I‘ve only just read it. I also have US edition and read that one as I didn‘t trust myself with this. Honestly a fantastic book. I was worried it was overrated but not at all 💕 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 @DeborahSmall Hahahaha!! I think that‘s what is stopping me from reading it!! I have it on display on its own floating shelf. Maybe I should get it out of the library and read it! I love that you purchased 2! 13mo
DeborahSmall @JanuarieTimewalker13 I got my US copy from @elkeo so was lucky as I‘d have waited for paperback otherwise. I‘m hoping she‘s coming to uk this year, Scotland would be good as no chance of Ireland , I‘d love to get my US edition signed too and just have one more needing signed as others already are. 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 @DeborahSmall did you happen to see the cover of book 2? Beautiful also!! 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 @DeborahSmall why wouldn‘t an author go to Ireland? If I were an author I would!! 13mo
DeborahSmall @JanuarieTimewalker13 it looks beautiful with the orange sprayed edges. Hopefully goldsboro do another signed edition 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 @DeborahSmall Hold On!!! You guys are getting orange sprayed edges? Ours is Purple and Silver! Hmmm. I wish I had bilocation skills....I would go book shopping all over the UK! Just another great thing about living on this beautiful planet!! Different beautiful covers!! 13mo
DeborahSmall @JanuarieTimewalker13 purple and silver!!! Probably my favourite colour combo. I‘m definitely going to have to get a copy. Is it available in B&N with sprayed edges? 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 @DeborahSmall No clue. I saw it on Amazon and I couldn‘t see edges. It it has sprayed edges, I may have to marry it. Lol (edited) 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I just checked release date here in the States...18October18 13mo
DeborahSmall @JanuarieTimewalker13 think ours is October 2nd 13mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Oh wow!! 13mo
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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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Beautiful view for reading ❤️📚🇮🇪

TrishB It certainly is 😁 13mo
MicheleinPhilly Gorgeous! 13mo
Cathythoughts So beautiful ❤️ 13mo
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LeahBergen Ohhhh! 😍😍😍 13mo
erzascarletbookgasm Wow! Indeed! 13mo
Kimzey Wow! Where? 13mo
Kimzey Oh, I just noticed the flag of Ireland. Beautiful! 13mo
DeborahSmall @Kimzey it‘s the north east coast. So beautiful, especially when weather is so good 13mo
Suet624 I want to be where you are. 💕💕 13mo
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The Escape | C.L. Taylor
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@daydreamin_star book arrived safely through week! Thank you ❤️

Caroline2 Ohhh I‘m really looking forward to reading this one! 😯 👏🏻 #whodunituk 13mo
TrishB Just noticed your pic 💕💕 your hair is fab!! Looks gorgeous. 13mo
DeborahSmall @TrishB sent you pics via email 😘 13mo
TrishB Have just looked - lovely pics 💕 13mo
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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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Starting this today. Also have a beautiful view of the castle from where I‘m sitting 📚❤️ haircut 💇‍♀️ in 10 min!!

RadicalReader @DeborahSmall gorgeous book cover I swear they hook me every time even if I don‘t know what the book is about if it has a cute cover unique or eye catching I‘ll pick it up. The same goes for when I pick out phone cases thanks to online shopping 13mo
MidnightBookGirl It's a wonderful book! 13mo
TrishB Have this ready to read when I get to it! Can‘t wait to see your hair 💕 13mo
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rightasrain13 Love your bookmark 😀 13mo
TiffanyEscapes I need to finish this one! I had to put it down 1/4 the way through 13mo
rubyslippersreads @cobwebmoth sent me this same lovely bookmark. 😊👠🌈 13mo
DeborahSmall @RadicalReader this was a gift from @elkeo it‘s the US edition. I also have the UK edition, both are gorgeous ❤️ 13mo
DeborahSmall @TrishB I absolutely love love it. Will never have it long again. I‘ll email you a pic tomorrow xxx 13mo
DeborahSmall @rubyslippersreads @rightasrain13 a gift from @ScorpioBookDreams one of my favourites❤️ 13mo
TrishB Excited 💕 13mo
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