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Hope_a

Hope_a

Joined December 2018

Bulgarian, living in UK * Cat Lady * Book dragon * Architect * Vegetarian * Artist * Book blogger www.theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/
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The Other Mrs Miller | Allison Dickson
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Full review- https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/10/18/the-other-mrs-miller/

Simply brilliant!
It is everything you can want from a book. It is witty, it is quite a good mystery and it is sad from time to time. I laugh (probably in some really inappropriate places), I cried because of Nadia fate, and the whole book kept me on the edge of my chair all the time. Bonus – it didn‘t fail in surprising you all the time till the end.

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Heroine | Mindy McGinnis
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This book doesn‘t deserve a bright or colourful picture. Because it‘s so dark and terrifying you can barely stand reading it without crying. It‘s not the light summer read I‘m going to recommend to everyone. But it‘s a must-read book. I couldn‘t stop thinking about it a whole week after I finished it.

Full review: https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/07/29/heroine

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Meet the new member of our family- Presley! 🐈😍I‘ve been waiting for 3 years to be able to adopt a cat! In the very moment I had this Mr. Fluffy Butt handed over me I couldn‘t help myself and cried like a baby, and continue to cry during the whole way back home. I couldn‘t believe I have a cat! 🐱 Probably there are not enough words to describe how I‘m feeling right now. ❤️

glitterkitty459 🎉😻😻 4mo
Marilyncjackson Congratulations 🎈 😻 4mo
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Mimi28 Aaaaawwwww 😻😻😻😻 4mo
BlameJennyJane What a cutie!! ❤️😻❤️ 4mo
Ruthiella Congratulations!!!! 😀 ❤️ 4mo
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Who doesn't like a book about books, bookworm, and love? Right, nobody! Meet Nina Hill and her bookish life:

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/06/25/the-bookish-life-of-nina-h...

Ruthiella Books about books are my kryptonite. 4mo
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WordPress For Dummies | Lisa Sabin-Wilson
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Hey, hey 😊
Does someone know why I can‘t see my followers in my notifications? It is so strange because I actually do have followers but they don‘t show in notifications. Any ideas? Xx

wanderinglynn I think that notification may fall off after a while. Mine currently says “older than a week” then has “[x person] and 107 others follow your blog.” But that‘s all it says. I have to go into followers to see the complete list. 5mo
ShyBookOwl Could be a glitch. I find WP exceptionally glitchy 5mo
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The Dangerous Kind | Deborah O'Connor
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Full review https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/05/12/the-dangerous-kind/

I loved the book so much, I don‘t think there are enough words to explain. I finished it in two sittings and then reread it, but this time slowly, enjoying the style and mystery of the book. I was blown away by how brilliantly written this book is.

Djspens This book sounds intriguing and I love your photo!! #addedtomytbr 5mo
Hope_a @Djspens Thank you 😊 5mo
LaraReads Beautiful pic & I love your nails!🖤 5mo
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ehewett88 sounds like such a good book and just had a look at your blog i think it's great 😀 5mo
Hope_a @LaraReads Thanks ❤️🌻. @ehewett88 It is. I already recommended it to like a dozen people. 😁 (edited) 5mo
ehewett88 haha nice. will definitely have to read it when it comes out. also great to see a fellow uk book worm on here 😀 5mo
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The Furies | Katie Lowe
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Hi there! I‘ve been MIA lately because I‘m so occupied with uni and final exams.
I am back and have new review in my blog. Go and check it.

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/05/10/the-furies/

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The Flatshare: A Novel | Beth O'Leary
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This book is a friend‘s hug when you need a cheering up. It is uplifting, charming and funny. The Flatshare is a must-read book for every romance-lover. That‘s why it receives solid 5⭐️. Thank you #readersfirst and Quercus books for the opportunity to read and review this book in advance. ❤️
Full review: https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/arc-review-the-flatshare/

Ashley85 Beautiful photo and great review! Stacked 🤗 6mo
Hope_a @Ashley85 Thanks! ❤️ 6mo
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Calling all Iliad lovers - this book is for you! Plus, it is Longlisted for Women‘s Prize this year. Go grab yourself a copy and read it!
You can find my review here:
https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/04/10/the-silence-of-the-girls/

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty pic 💜💜 6mo
Hope_a @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks! ❤️ 6mo
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The Proposal | Jasmine Guillory
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Had a great walk today. ☀️🌻
#LitsyWalker

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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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Solid 5 stars for this debute. This book goes straight into my list of top books for this year. Full review here:
https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/04/01/arc-review-my-lovely-wife

Thank you NetGalley and Penguin for this ARC

Jeannineth Why the “so so” review? I just got the book. 7mo
Hope_a @Jeannineth It was a mistake. It is corrected now. Absolute pick! 7mo
julesG Agree, this was a great book. 7mo
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Stepsister | Jennifer Donnelly
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🌻 Stepsister- Jennifer Donnelly
🌻 My Lovely Wife - Samantha Downing
🌻 Lost Roses - Martha Hall Kelly
Vincent & Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers - Deborah Heiligman
#weekendreads

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Call Me Evie | JP Pomare
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It is a negative review, I know and I'm so sorry about. I put a lot of expectations over this book and really wanted to like it, but it left me disappointed. It does have a beautiful cover, tho.
https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/25/arc-review-call-me-evie/

jpmcwisemorgan Negative reviews have their role too. Sometimes I‘m suspicious when I see all positive reviews. Not every book is for every person. Also, the things you didn‘t like might be things that someone else loves. 7mo
Hope_a @jpmcwisemorgan Yeah, I know, but somehow I felt bad for the efforts author put into the book. 7mo
jpmcwisemorgan I understand. 7mo
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Hi, can somebody tell me which character is this. Thanks! ❤️

Stephuhhnieee Little Elsa from Frozen! ☺️ (edited) 7mo
Hope_a @Stephuhhnieee I thought so but wasn‘t sure. Thank you! ❤️ 7mo
Stephuhhnieee @Hope_a Absolutely ☺️ That Pop‘s cute! I‘ve never seen it before! 7mo
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Hope_a @Stephuhhnieee A friend of mine found it in her new place she moved in and gave it to me. I haven‘t seen it before that‘s why I have some doubts. 7mo
Stephuhhnieee @Hope_a Ah gotcha! I recognize the shoes and dress... (I have a five year old daughter 😂 Ive seen Frozen more than I ever wished to.) I just pulled it up on amazon though just for true confirmation and it‘s her ☺️ 7mo
julesG @Stephuhhnieee Agree! Little Elsa. 7mo
BookishTrish Elsa! 7mo
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The Lord of the Rings | J. R. R. Tolkien
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I can‘t believe my luck 🤩I got this treasure in a charity shop for just a pound ❤️

mdhughes72 Looks like it weighs much more than it costs! 7mo
tammysue 🙌🏻 7mo
Jobe Excellent! 7mo
BarbaraJean 😍 What a find!! 7mo
BBooks 😲 wow!! sweet!! 😍 7mo
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Have you seen that The British Book Awards shortlist have been revealed? If you still haven‘t got a time to check it, you can find it here:
https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/22/the-british-book-awards-sh...
#BritishBookAwards #Nibble #TheBookseller

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The Book Jumper | Mechthild Glaser
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Congratulations for reaching another one of your milestones! Thank you for the opportunity to win not only one, but 3 books! If I win I‘d be glad to have The Night Circus and The Book Jumper.
#3for3kGiveaway

GypsyKat ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
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https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/18/arc-review-the-secret-runn...

Many thanks to Readers First and Hot Key Books for providing me with ARC of this book.

The book opens with typical high-school drama. In addition, we can supplement money and rich, spoiled kids.Yeah, sounds like typical YA drama. But we are expecting dystopian Sci-Fi, aren‘t we? I enjoyed the book although it‘s not what I expected.

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Hey, hey! How is your weekend going so far?
I had an intention ti go for a ride with my bike but it‘s raining elephants and it emerged to be raining the whole weekend.
So I‘m stuck home with hubby and this fluffy buddy for company. 😸
What are you reading this weekend? Or what are you planning to read?

litenthusiast I'm reading The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. You're cat is very cute! 😻 7mo
Hope_a @litenthusiast Thank you! 😸 Happy reading! 7mo
JHSiess In the Blink of an Eye by Jesse Blackadder. It's gut-wrenchingly sad. 😭 7mo
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BarbaraJean I want to be reading Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb and Pride by Ibi Zoboi, but first I am reading assigned reading in this: 7mo
Hope_a @BarbaraJean wow that sounds interesting. Enjoy your reading. 🌻 7mo
Hope_a @JHSiess I noticed some post about this book but I don‘t think it is something I would enjoy. Happy reading ☺️ 7mo
Scochrane26 I‘m reading A Question of Holmes because I couldn‘t wait to finish the series. Tomorrow, I want to work on finishing Where the crawdads sing. 7mo
Hope_a @Scochrane26 Good ones, they are on my TBR list. 7mo
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Opposite of Always | Justin Reynolds
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This is a debut novel by the author and it is absolutely stunning. It is a story about love, friendship, family, and time-traveling, of course. What are the possibilities in front of you if you go back in time with a chance to alter the future? I had everything I want from a book – I laugh, I cry, got mad and annoyed. Liked it so much!

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/arc-review-opposite-of-alw...

#NetGalley #ARC #eARC

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*SCREAMING* 🤩🤩🤩
I‘ve just received the ARC I won on Readers First. It is my first physical ARC and I‘m so excited, I can‘t stop smiling and jumping around. What a great ending of the week! 🌻🌻🌻

Birdsong28 #Readersfirst is so addictive!!! Have you tried #Netgalley ? It's ARC's for Kindles 😁📚📖 7mo
Hope_a @Birdsong28 Yeah, I do reviews there. But they are all e-copies. This is my first paperback. 7mo
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After Alice: A Novel | Gregory Maguire
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Cross Her Heart: A Novel | Sarah Pinborough
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I received the copy of this book via NatGalley and this is my first touch to Sarah Pinborough work and I can say, I enjoyed this book. It is kind of messy, but it ends up kind of well after all.

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/06/arc-review-cross-her-heart...

Birdsong28 I would try the tagged book as it's so much better, don't be put off by the one you have read as it's not so good as the tagged book 📚📖 8mo
Hope_a @Birdsong28 I would definitely give it a chance. Thanks. ☺️ 8mo
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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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Are you curious about which are the characters I want to switch place with? Find more:

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/05/top-ten-tuesday-characters...

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I Owe You One | Sophie Kinsella
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https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/05/i-owe-you-one

I hate to write negative reviews.. But ‘I Owe you One‘ kind of disappointed me.
The story was so naive and stereotyped. A girl idealizes her childhood love and thinks she still loves him. Then, she meets a handsome stranger and fells in love with him. Then, they are together out of blue, then, they are not, and at the end they are back together.

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I Owe You One | Sophie Kinsella
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A bit behind schedule but here is my February wrap up. ⭐️

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/03/04/wrap-up-february/

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I‘m Bulgarian and on first of March we celebrate Baba Marta Day. We put martenitsas on out wrists or little dolls made from red and white yarn.
This year instead of sending to all of my friends the usual pictures took from Google, I made my own kind of red and white martenitsa.
I just wanted to share this tradition of ours with you, guys! Happy weekend! ❤️⚪️🔴
You can read more for the holiday here:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baba_Marta_Day

mreads That's so interesting, thanks for sharing 😁 8mo
Hope_a @mreads You are always welcome! Glad you liked it. 😊 8mo
Suet624 A beautiful photo. Thank you for sharing. 8mo
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Hope_a @Suet624 Always! ☺️ 8mo
JenniferEgnor Culture is so amazing! 8mo
Moony Such a nice tradition and a cool pic! 8mo
Hope_a @Moony Thanks! 🤗 8mo
Nute Thanks for sharing your culture and teaching me something new and wonderful! 7mo
Hope_a @Nute You are welcome! ☺️ 7mo
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He is guarding my TBR pile and makes sure I‘ll pet him before I reach my books.
#CatsofLitsy #LitsyCat #TBR

Minimalgrl 🥰🥰🥰 2mo
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Only a Breath Apart | Katie McGarry
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https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/02/26/only-a-breath-apart/

I felt in love with this story of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell. It is NOT retelling of the Peter Pan story, but still it won my heart.
The author provides us with a great spectrum of emotion – love, hate, fear, sadness and happiness. Characters are so true and alive, everybody can step in their shoes. But there is magic. You can feel it soaked into the whole book

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Kiss Thief | L J Shen
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I can‘t describe the emotions this book brings me. I cried, I laughed. Hugged this book so tight.
You can read more in my blog:

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/02/21/the-kiss-thief/

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Hopeless | Colleen Hoover
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I read 4 of Hoover‘s book. She definitely has a writing pattern. I do like her characters. They always go to adventure to gain a self esteem. As a principle, her plots are full of twists. Books are easygoing. Even though her plots are more or less the same, I liked her writing style. More you can find here:

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/02/20/colleen-hoover-wrap-up-quo...

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Harvard Library Bulletin | Harvard University. Library

Hi, can you suggest a app in which I can keep track on the books I have? I tried BookBuddy, My Book List and Books. But all of them allow me to add limited number of books and after that I have to upgrade to premium. I don‘t think that this kind of app deserves £.99 per month for subscription. I‘m looking for something free in which I can add as much books as I want. Thank you! Xx
P.S. I forgot. It should be for iOS, not for Android.

Hestapleton Have you tried LibraryThing or Goodreads? 8mo
Hope_a @Hestapleton I‘ll check LibraryThing. I do have Goodreads, but here, in UK, we have such a bad 4G/3G and sometimes when I‘m out GR doesn‘t want to load. 8mo
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Bookwormjillk I‘ve been using LibraryThing for about 5 years. I like it. 8mo
TheLibrarian I use both LibraryThing and Goodreads. 8mo
sprainedbrain I agree with others... Goodreads and LibraryThing are great for keeping track of what you have. 8mo
Hope_a @Bookwormjillk @TheLibrarian @sprainedbrain @Hestapleton @Chrissyreadit Thank you all! I downloaded LibraryThing and I‘m happy with it. Have a good Sunday. Xx 8mo
SleepyDragon Not sure if available for iOS, but I use a combination of ReadTracker and ReadingPlanner. They aren't great, but they are free. I also use Goodreads. Library Thing has a cap, I think, but it is pretty high at least. I was disappointed on how limiting basic Bookly was. 8mo
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This Mortal Coil | Emily Suvada
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I have something like a tradition of buying books from every place I visit. This is not my first book bought from Chester because this town is one of my favourite places for walks. Today the weather was great like yesterday (around 13 degrees) and with my fiancé took a trip to this town and walked around.
I achieved nearly 8k steps! #LitsyWalkers

JoRead It took me a second to realize that not everyone talks Farenheit when it comes to temperature and I thought 13! How is that nice?! 😅 8mo
Hope_a @JoRead Hahah, I feel the same when I see degrees in Fahrenheit. 8mo
RachelO 👏👏👏 And Chester‘s a lovely place to spend the day! 8mo
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Hope_a @RachelO Yes it is! It is 30 minutes with car from where I live and I love to spend time there. 8mo
Maggie_Reads I try to buy a book in every new town I visit but I look for a book that tells me something about the area. I would love to carry that tradition over when I get the opportunity to visit Britain...whenever that might be. Chester looks very nice. 8mo
Kaye Great job ! 8mo
Hope_a @Maggie_Reads Yes, that too. In December I was in Milan with friends and I bought Da Vinci biography from there, because he is connected with Milan. Otherwise I marked on the first page of the book from where I bought it, if somewhere special. Wish you to have a chance to visit UK anytime soon! Xx 8mo
Hope_a @kaye Thank you! 8mo
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Kiss Thief | L J Shen
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I‘m not a #LitsyWalker but weather today was awesome! Near 13 degrees in the midst of February. I went out with my rollerblades and enjoyed the sun while listening to ‘The Kiss Thief‘

xicanti I'm so envious of your weather! It's -17 here. 8mo
Hope_a @xicanti Oh, cold weather is totally not my thing. Hope it will get warmer soon. Xx 8mo
sk888888 A fellow skater/reader here! I used to skate all winter long outside, but in recent years I will ice skate (indoor rink) when it‘s cold, returning to the mean streets in March or April. 8mo
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Kaye Now THAT is a devoted LitsyWalker 👍🏼 8mo
Hope_a @kaye Thank you! ❤️ 8mo
Hope_a @sk888888 I‘m not a professional or something. Sometimes I jog, but my asthma is trending to get worse after a good cross, so I prefer skating and I love to skate. 8mo
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Milk and Honey | Rupi Kaur
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Happy Love Day! Here I collect some of my favourite quotes about love.

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/02/14/happy-14-02-with-14-love-q...

If you are not celebrating - good! I've always preferred a bottle (or two) of good wine than man!

TheSpineView 8mo
jillannjohn I really enjoyed these! Have a great ❤️day! 8mo
Hope_a @jillannjohn Thank you! You too. ❤️ 8mo
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Willfull Child | Steven Erikson
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Here are three reasons you might want to read Steven Erikson‘s book:

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/willful-child

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Holding Up the Universe | Jennifer Niven
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Hi, guys. What‘s your weekend read?
I decided to grab this book by Jennifer Niven because it stayed for so long on my bookshelf. I read her previous book ‘All the Bright Places‘ couple of years ago and I loved it, so I don‘t know why I still haven‘t read this one. I believe I will enjoy it. Fingers crossed.
So what are you going to read this weekend?

BarbaraJean I‘m planning to make some progress in this one: 8mo
Hope_a @BarbaraJean Do you like it? My fantasy-lover friends constantly speak about her and her book, which (according to them) are AMAAAAAAAZING. I haven‘t read anything from her, but consider to do it sometime soon. 8mo
BarbaraJean You know how with some books, from just the first few sections, you can tell you‘re in the hands of a wonderful storyteller? So far it‘s like that! I‘ve heard rave reviews of her for so long—I‘m glad to finally get into one of her books! 8mo
Hope_a @BarbaraJean Cool! Thank you. 🤗 8mo
BarbaraJean 😊You‘re welcome! Happy weekend reading! 8mo
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November 9 (Nine) | Colleen Hoover
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I finished it wast night in one sitting. I haven‘t read Romance books since I was in high school, so the book brought me back to my teenage years. 😁
Liked the plot and the story author tells. But I have such a strange feeling that I have read something similar before. I felt a deja vu from the moment Ben leaves the box with his script in front of Fallon‘s door. Like I read this book before, or maybe I read a passage from it. I can‘t remember. :(

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Vocabulary 4000 | Jeff Kolby

Hi, there! Hope your weekend is going well.
I have a question: as I‘m not a native English speaker, I‘m looking for improving my English and my vocabulary, in particular.
I‘m open for offers and suggestions, and I‘ll be so grateful for the help!
P.S. I am living in English-speaking country, use English in my everyday life - chatting, reading mails and etc. Also I‘m reading in English a lot. Mark new words, but still feel like I‘m not good enough.

tpixie Your English in this post is perfect! I would have never guessed English is not your first language!! 🥳🥳🥳 9mo
Captivatedbybooks Have you thought about reading kid chapter books? Like Charlottes Web? That would be good exorcise 9mo
Hope_a @tpixie Thank you so much, dear. ❤️ I have the feeling that I am using the same words all over again. Trying to keep a treasure dictionary handy, so I can check for synonyms and not repeating myself. Also I read a lot of book bloggers and they use such a word, oh my god. Some time I have to check every second word. But somehow it sounds more profound, and makes me want to go up to their level of expression. 9mo
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Hope_a @Captivatedbybooks I am thinking of reread Harry Potter series. I‘ve read the books hundreds of times but in my mother tongue. A friend told me that Rowling built up such a great vocabulary through the books that makes them so helpful when you want to improve. 9mo
tpixie @Hope_a I've heard we speak at a third grade level, and so to build your vocabulary, you need to read. Sounds like you're off to a great start!! ( Maybe enroll in a word a day in a dictionary app and write one sentence using it- even if not in your blog!). 9mo
dreadamara Have you tried audio books? I know listening helped my pronunciation and grammar when I was learning Arabic and Greek. 9mo
Hope_a @dreadamara Yeah, I did but I‘m easily distracted. I failed listening audiobooks even on my language. (Shame! 😅) 9mo
melissanorr Maybe try reading and listening to the same book. I know a colleague of mine who listens to a chapter of an audiobook (or has her tablet "read" an ebook to her with the accessibility software) and then reads the same chapter in print. She said it really helps her with retaining the material so it might also work for building vocabulary. 9mo
Slajaunie Watch the news. They speak with no accent and do not use slang. 9mo
Hope_a @melissanorr Thank you! 😊 I‘ll try. 9mo
Hope_a @Slajaunie Yup, I‘m watching the news (especially now with this hot Brexit topic). I don‘t have a problem with understanding. I‘m working with native-speakers from different parts of the country and they all have different accents. Looking for a way to build up a good vocabulary because I have a feeling I use simple words and repeat myself constantly. 9mo
danimgill For adding to your vocabulary you could always try flashcard type games! I used freerice.com when I was in school to study for the SAT vocabulary section, the site donates rice to a charity organization for every correct vocabulary answer you give. But I‘m sure there are tons of newer apps/games for vocab out there now 😊 Your English is awesome by the way! 9mo
Slajaunie There are different accents as well as local slang. Try crossword puzzles. 9mo
Hope_a @danimgill Thank you! I checked the site and it‘s amazing. Already listed some new words from there. Thank you, again! 9mo
Bookishthoughts Pinterest has some great boards to help with sight words. Just search learning English. Hope that helps, good luck! 9mo
Bookishthoughts Also thesaurus.com helps find other words with the same meaning. So you don't feel like your saying the same words.😊 9mo
Hope_a @LazyDays Thank you! I know about Pinterest‘s boards, also have my own with grammar explanations, phrases and others. It‘s really helpful. ☺️ 9mo
CoffeeK8 @danimgill I second the Free Rice recommendation 9mo
Redwritinghood Duolingo is a good, free service. 9mo
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Confess: A Novel | Colleen Hoover
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Here is my #February #TBR list. Like I said, I am going to do Romance readathon! 😅 Although, it‘s not my genre, I do enjoy some romantic books. I‘m quite behind the new releases. Everybody around me is so hyped about Collen Hoover‘s books, I feel ashamed I haven‘t read a sentence from her. I hope, I‘ll catch up.
This is my #LitsyAtoZ TBR list, as well. Here I have books for letters: A, C, H, K, N, O, P, T and U.
#AbecedarianTBR

BookishMarginalia 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 9mo
RadicalReader @Hope_a sensational penmanship 9mo
Hope_a @RadicalReader Thanks! ☺️❤️ 9mo
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February Fever | Jess Lourey
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Hi, there. It is 1st of #February and I have a new post for you. This is the month of #love, so here are some of my favourite romantic novels. At the end of the post you can find my #TBR for the month. Hope you will enjoy reading it. ❤️

https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/02/01/the-love-month-and-12-roma...

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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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Life has an expiry date, like everything does. But nobody know how long this period is, also it is completely personal, so there is no universal date for all of us. But what if you know the exact day of your death? How you might live your life if you knew?

Find out more here:
https://theantagonistdiaries.wordpress.com/2019/01/31/the-immortalists/

P.S. I read this book for #24in48 readathon and loved it!
#litsyatoz #letterI

Reviewsbylola That drink. 😍 9mo
BennettBookworm Loved this one! So intense!! 9mo
tpixie Intriguing!! And I want your drink!! 9mo
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Hope_a
Willfull Child | Steven Erikson
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Pleaaase, leave this book and pet me, hooman!
#catsoflitsy #litsycat #Chocho

readordierachel That face!! How can you resist? 9mo
Erofan So cute!!! 😻😻😻 9mo
Hope_a @readordierachel I can‘t ❤️ Always take him in my lap and pet him while reading 9mo
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kylienoele 😻😻😻😻 9mo
Hope_a @Erofan Thank you! ☺️😸 9mo
Redwritinghood How could you refuse? 😻😻 9mo
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Hope_a
A Map of Days | Ransom Riggs
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I‘ve just received the fourth book about Miss Peregrine and her peculiar children. 😋😋😋
Having in mind that I still haven‘t read the third book 😫, I am wondering should I reread first two books or neglect them and continue with the third one? 🤷🏼‍♀️
What do you think?

Gina I would definitely start from the beginning. They make more sense that way. 9mo
Lea Eek I have it on my shelf and my book club plans to read it in the fall. I don‘t want to wait! 9mo
TatteredSuitcase79 I still need to get this one! 9mo
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Hope_a @Lea @TatteredSuitcase79 I received a lot of mixed opinions. Lots of people said that the book is a pan and the first book was amazing (I also think so) and author put a lot of expectations for the next books but they are garbage. I, myself, enjoyed the second book less than the first one and this is why I still haven‘t read the 3d one - biiiiig fear of disappointment because I really loved the first one and the unique way they are presented. 9mo
Lea Oh that‘s a bummer. I hadn‘t heard that. I enjoyed 2 and 3 for what they are and wasn‘t disappointed in either. 🤷🏼‍♀️ but sometimes it seems my opinions on books outside my regular genres don‘t align with others. 9mo
MarisaJeanne I‘ve loved all these books. I‘m in the middle of Map of Days and have devoured it thus far. To me it‘s definitely a breakaway from the first three books but I‘m ok with that. 9mo
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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And here is my entry for #bookselfie challenge.
Note: This is not my actual bookshelf. This one contains the books I have with me during I am in uni campus. (And my roommate is so angry because I occupied whole space in the shelf 😅)
#24in48 #readathon

sprainedbrain Space for books is important! 😃 9mo
Hope_a @sprainedbrain Yeah, I told her so 😁 9mo
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Hope_a
The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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Stealing some moments while studying. Yeah, I made an excuse that I‘m taking a break from lessons because my eyes hurt😅
I managed to reach page 180 in this 3 hours and a half of #24in48 I‘ll be so proud if I finish the book today and continue with ‘Next Year in Havana‘ tomorrow. Obviously I am not going to read full 24 hours but at least I‘ll have 2 books less than before in my TBR pile!

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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin

“Life isn‘t just about defying death”, Raj says, his voice coming through the speakers on either side of the television. “It‘s also about defying yourself, about insisting on transformation. As long as you can transform, my friends, you cannot die.

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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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Little above an hour and I have to eat. 😁
Opened the #24in48 readathon with Chloe Benjamin‘s ‘The Immortalists‘ and here is the dedication of the book.
#dedication #bookdedication #readathon

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Untilted | Autechre
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Thank you @kmshaffer for tagging me! 🤗
#20ThingsAboutMe was really hard to come out. But here they are - a bit of information about me.
I‘m gonna tag some random people if they want to do this. Everybody else- feel free to do it and tag me to see your 20 things about you!

RadicalReader @Hope_a congratulations on your exciting engagement may you make millions of marvelous memories together 9mo
Hope_a @RadicalReader Thank you so much, lovely ❤️ 9mo
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RadicalReader @Hope_a no problem. Always good to spread positivity!! When did y‘all get engaged? 9mo
Hope_a @RadicalReader 3 years ago 9mo
starlight97 Thank you for the tag! Do I share random facts or are there any questions? 🙂 9mo
Hope_a @starlight97 just random facts ☺️ 9mo
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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#24in48 is in just 5 hours away (I‘m in Eastern European Time and here will start at 7am) I chose my books. I really hope I will be able to read them all and also read the full 24h, but.. Does reading for exams count? 😅
And because titles are in Bulgarian here are the originals form left to right:
1. Willful Child-Steven Erikson
2. The Immortalists-Chloe Benjamin
3. Next Year in Havana-Chanel Cleeton
4. Into the Water-Paula Hawkins
Happy reading!

Scarlett_ohara You are so brave to do the challenge in the official time zone. I'm just doing it in my own because there's no way I'm waking up at 6AM on a Saturday, even for reading 😊 9mo
Hope_a @Scarlett_ohara xa, thanks, but I‘ll stay late to study anyway. Probably will be craving for sleep around 10am and actually go to bed for quick nap. 9mo
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