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La_Cori

La_Cori

Joined December 2016

just an ordinary woman who lives extraordinary lives with books! https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/28746263-corinna
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Lux by Eleonora Marangoni
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Il rumore del mondo by Benedetta Cibrario
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On the Island: A Novel | Tracey Garvis Graves
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📖 On the Island
📽 The Blue Lagoon
🎼 La Isla Bonita by Madonna
(🎶Last night I dreamt of San Pedro..🎶)

And now I want to go to a tropical island!!!! 😎
#ManicMonday @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing 💙🏝💙 1d
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Il rumore del mondo | Benedetta Cibrario
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It's going to be a loooong week, so I decided to start this Monday with a super breakfast, pancakes&Nutella!! 😍🤤
I'm taking my time with this #bigbook (700+ pgs) and I'm loving it so far, I'm about to hit 50% mark 📚📚

Have a nice day (and week), Littens!

MrsMalaprop That‘s funny cause I‘m about to post a pic of my pancake afternoon tea, & yours pops up at the top of my feed 😋😄. 2d
La_Cori @MrsMalaprop pancakes from around the world and for ALL the meals!! 😁 2d
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Hello.
My name is temporary (?!🤔)
You killed my game, prepare to read. 🤣🤣🤣

#hellothursday @wanderinglynn

I usually write in italian, so my predictive text for english words isn't the best.. the result is funny!

tournevis I got predictive suggestions in French, myself! 5d
La_Cori @tournevis 😆😆 suggestions for all languages!! 5d
wanderinglynn 😂😂😂 I like being prepared to read! 👍🏻 5d
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I took a picture of my italian edition.. here's the same quote in english found on Goodreads:
" - Why me?
- That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is. Have you ever seen bugs trapped in amber?
- Yes.
- Well, here we are, Mr. Pilgrim, trapped in the amber of this moment. There is no why.”

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Untitled | Unknown
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Me, right now.. 😅😅

Suet624 😂😂😂 6d
TheLibrarian This is normally me 🤣 6d
Buechersuechtling Yepp, I perfectly know that. For example: Me, today. 🤷🏽‍♀️ 5d
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"Books: my favourite reason to lose sleep."

I've got a new book to read!! ??

Leftcoastzen I love Vonnegut! 1w
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Lux | Eleonora Marangoni
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A new book for me!! 😊

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Fedeltà | Marco Missiroli
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Starting the day (and the week) in the best way possible! ☕🍪📖

Erofan 👍 2w
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#MayReads #MayWrapUp
I've read 9 books (and i've got 1 DNF).. Not bad, definitely better than April, with just a book read!

No 5 stars this month ?, my favorite were "Red, White and Royal Blue" and " Quella metà di noi"

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Wonderful! 💖📚💖 4w
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Untitled | Anonymous
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I've just found this pic on Pinterest.. this is so me!!!
#bookworm

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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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It's another rainy day here in Italy (Spring, where are you?!), so I'm starting my day with an extra special breakfast 🥐☕📖
Have a nice day, Littens! ❤

Libby1 Buongiorno! 😃 1mo
La_Cori @Libby1 buongiorno a te! 😊 1mo
maich Pretty picture!😍 Enjoy your meal and read. Here in Slovenia is also rainy day...rainy month😡 1mo
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La_Cori @maich thanks! This month has felt more like autumn than spring! Let's hope June will bring more sunny days.. 1mo
BiblioLitten @La_Cori Same, here in Canada too! 1mo
maich @La_Cori Let's hope so! I'm so tired of this rain.😵 4w
fedebooks Che strano trovare un'italiana qui! Posso chiederti cosa ne pensi del libro nella foto? Me lo consigli? 6d
La_Cori @fedebooks sì, non ci sono tanti italiani in giro per Litsy, per ora.. Il libro mi ha stupito, mi aspettavo uno YA da diabete, in realtà si è rivelato più complesso e strutturato, con personaggi e trama davvero interessanti. 6d
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Manic Monday | Robert Michael
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#ManicMonday @JoScho

☎️ Landline - Rainbow Rowell
☎️ The Call - Backstreet Boys (so many memories from my youth!!!)
☎️ The Matrix (phones are the exits within the Matrix, I'd follow Neo/Keanu Reeves everywhere!)

JoScho ❤️☎️❤️ 1mo
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Di chi è questo cuore | Mauro Covacich
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(a quick translation, to get a better sense for non-italian speakers)➡️ "Why readers are odd? We became odd because we read or we live amongst books for an original oddity?"

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Untitled | Anonymous
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A couple of weeks are good too..

(Pic found on Pinterest)

Suet624 👍🏼 1mo
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This is one of my oldest book in my TBR shelf.. I think it's time for me to read it! 📚🤓

PurpleyPumpkin I really enjoyed this book when I read it many moons ago. Maybe it‘s time for a reread!😉 1mo
ElaineHowlin Its a great story i hope you enjoy it 1mo
La_Cori @PurpleyPumpkin @ElaineHowlin 👍👍 so far so good.. 1mo
Buechersuechtling Back in school I saw it as an theatre play. I don‘t know why during the last few months I often thought of reading it as a book. Until now I never did. Maybe I will do when I can get a hold on a copy during my next bookshop visit – wheneverwhenever this may be. 5d
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Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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And down the rabbit hole she went.. 🐇🎩❤

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March | Gabrielle Lord
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#MarchWrapUp #MarchStats #MarchReads

My favourite:
🌟🌟🌟🌟 Bloom by Kevin Panetta
🌟🌟🌟🌟 La statua di sale (The City and the Pillar) by Gore Vidal

tpixie Congrats 🎈 3mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Wonderful! 📖💖 3mo
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L'età straniera | Marina Mander
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#HelloThursday @wanderinglynn

1. General fiction📚
2. Jamie Ford💖
3. The Shadow of the Wind
4. Thriller / Horror😱😰
5. Done ✌

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 📚 3mo
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Il signore degli anelli | John R. R. Tolkien
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" All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."
?? "Possiamo soltanto decidere cosa fare con il tempo che ci viene concesso."

#TolkienReadingDay
I'm gonna spend the rest of the day re-reading my favourite passages ?

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La monaca | Simonetta Agnello Hornby
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1. La monaca by Simonetta Agnello Hornby and Journey to the Center of the Earth

2. Captain Marvel in theatre last week;
Spiderman: into the Spider-Verse last night at home (loved it!! 🕸🖤)

3. Tea or milk

@rachelsbrittain #weekendreads

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I DID IT!!!! 💪📚🎉

whatshesreadingnow 🙌🏻 3mo
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Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Welcome Spring!!

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Sunday morning, still in bed.. my favourite time to read! ???
(I'm reading the italian edition, "La statua di sale")

gradcat I love Gore Vidal! 🥰 3mo
La_Cori @gradcat I got curious with A Ladder to the sky, Vidal is a character in that novel so I wanted to try somenthing of his.. I'm really enjoying it so far! 3mo
gradcat I just finished it...I thought the interlude involving Vidal was some of the most beautiful writing & storytelling I‘ve ever read. It‘s thus completely understandable to me that it would make you seek out Vidal‘s work.... 3mo
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Can love blossom in autumn? ?
When Ulysses and Mediterranea meet, they find each other in the "autumn" of their life: he lost his job and she lost her mother.. But together they can heal their wounds and create a new life for themselves (60 is the new 40, right?!)
The artwork is simply wonderful!

Thanks to #NetGalley and the publisher for a copy in exchange for an honest review

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An honest, raw and heartfelt memoir.. The author describes eir struggle with self identity, eir journey from a confused teen over gender to a confident nonbinary adult (and it was nice learning about the e, em, eir pronouns).
I absolutely recommend it!

Thanks to #Netgalley for the arc-copy of this memoir

Alfoster I too, am fascinated with this new pronoun choice! Makes so much sense! 4mo
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The Peach Keeper: A Novel | Sarah Addison Allen
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"We‘re connected, as women. It‘s like a spiderweb. If one part of that web vibrates, if there‘s trouble, we all know it, but most of the time we‘re just too scared, or selfish, or insecure to help. But if we don‘t help each other, who will?"

#worldwomensday #internationalwomensday

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I'm ready for this journey! 🌍📚 #classic #SerialReader

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Bloom | Kevin Panetta
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🌟🌟🌟🌟
This is such a cute story..
Ari wants to get out of his parents' bakery, wants to be a musician with his friends.. Until Hector comes to the bakery looking for a job, then nothing is certain anymore.
I loved the colour scheme in light blue and black 🖤

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A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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1. That's the view from my window a few days ago.. A sunny day here on the hills and fog in the city!
2. It's a quite place, I like it a lot
3. Done!
4. Mostly after dinner
5. Pizza 🍕🖤

#friYAYintro @howjessreads

TrishB Looks lovely 💕 4mo
AmyG What a beautiful view. 4mo
Bklover Oh that‘s beautiful! Where is it? 4mo
La_Cori @TrishB @AmyG it's really a good view 😊 4mo
La_Cori @Bklover I live in Montale, a little city near Florence (Italy) 4mo
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February | Lisa Moore
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#FebruaryWrapUp #FebruaryStats

It was a good month.. 📚📚📚
My two favourites were
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟A ladder to the sky
🌟🌟🌟🌟 A room with a view

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Great job! 📚💕 4mo
wordzie 👏🎉 4mo
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Once Upon a Rose | Laura Florand
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It's been a though week (at work and in general), so i'm spending my weekend in bed.. sleeping and reading all sunday! 🌹🌹🌹

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A Midsummer Night's Dream | William Shakespeare
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It's time for some Shakespeare on #SerialReader 😍

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Watchmen | Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons
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up next..
I saw the movie many years ago, and wanted to read this graphic novel since then.

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Little Women | Louisa May Alcott
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Thanks for the link @Andrea313 it's a funny quiz! 😆
I got Laurie!! 🖤

https://www.buzzfeed.com/jennaguillaume/the-last-post

Andrea313 Ha! I used to love Laurie but have had to come around to the view that he is definitely trash. 4mo
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?"Gone. Un bacio é troppo poco"
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

? Anne Elliot & Captain Wentworh ("Persuasion")

?I think it's "Simon VS the Homo Sapiens Agenda"

#WeekendReads @rachelsbrittain

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Masks | Karen Chance
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#SelfCare Saturday (home edition) 💖 It's time for a face mask and a foot mask, then a manicure.. and my e-book when the nail polish is drying!
@Samplergal

Samplergal Ohhhhh. I love that idea. I have one I should do later. My dogs always bark at me while I have them on. ❤️ Enjoy! 4mo
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Tex: i figli della notte | Gianluigi Bonelli, Aurelio Galleppini
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Tex #700
What a beautiful cover for this special volume!

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Untitled | Anonymous
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So true..

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Sliver | Ira Levin
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I want to read something different and out of my comfort zone.. So I'll try this Ira Levin's novel!
I don't know anything about this book, I just picked one of the weirdest cover in my father's collection.. The face is creepy, but the little falling man is kind of funny 😅
This cover is sooo '90!! #vintage

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A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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“And you‘ve heard the old proverb about ambition, haven‘t you?” He shook his head. “That it‘s like setting a ladder to the sky. A pointless waste of energy.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
This book is extraordinary! I loved it as much as I hated Maurice, the protagonist.
This is my first John Boyne's novel, but not my last..

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My Favourite Authors | Thomas Costley
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⭐️Jane Austen (classics, my Queen!👑)
⭐️Ken Follett (historical fic & mistery)
⭐️Niccolò Ammaniti (general fic)
⭐️Patrick Ness (ya/lgbt/sci-fi)
⭐️Zerocalcare (graphic novels)

@britt_brooke

britt_brooke Well done! 4mo
juliegumdrop If I wanted to read something by Ammaniti, what should I read first? What‘s your favorite by him? 4mo
La_Cori @juliegumdrop my first Ammaniti's novel was "I'm not scared" and it's a good book to discover his writing style.. My favourite is "Steal you away". I hope you'll read one of them and you'll like it! ? 4mo
juliegumdrop Thank you!! 4mo
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Camera con vista | Edward Morgan Forster
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1) Camera con vista (A Room with a View) - E.M. Forster; Venuto al mondo (Twice Born) - Margaret Mazzantini.

2)Ravenclaw 💙

3)Roswell, New Mexico (I'm not sure I like this reboot) and This is Us..

#WeekendReads @rachelsbrittain

rachelsbrittain Thanks for joining in 💙🖤💙 5mo
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A Room with a View | Edward Morgan Forster
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"The first fine afternoon drive up to Fiesole, and round by Settignano, or something of that sort."
"No!" cried a voice from the top of the table. "Mr.Beebe, you are wrong. The first fine afternoon your ladies must go to Prato."

Ouch! That hurts.. I'm from Pistoia, the city right next to Prato, and there is an ancient rivalry between these two. It's painfull if someone suggests Prato (and not Pistoia) when you're visiting around Florence.

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In an Absent Dream | Seanan McGuire
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"If you give everyone fair value, no one wants. If no one wants, no one has to take. The Market makes sure we don't take advantage of each other"

Maybe this is my favourite book of the series.. it's just as good as the first one! Like all the stories there is something very bittersweet, choises and changes can be sad sometimes..
I loved Lundy's character, I loved the world of Goblin Market where everything must receive its fair value..

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In an Absent Dream | Seanan McGuire
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For this year I have made ONE simple bookish-resolution: for every new book, I'll read one from my loooon TBR list too..
Let's see how far I can go! 💪

Reggie Margaret Manzanatti wrote the book that my favorite movie is based on. I‘ve never read the book but the movie is called Non Ti Muovere. It has the ugliest version of Penelope Cruz you‘ll ever see and she will break your heart. 5mo
La_Cori @Reggie I've seen Non ti muovere, it's a great movie (and I liked the movie more than the novel, Mazzantini's writing style isn't my favourite).. If you're interested, there's an adaptation from this book too, Twice Born with Penelope Cruz and Emile Hirsch 5mo
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"Alexandra, ti darei l'ultimo pancake anche gli altri trecentosessantaquattro giorni dell'anno."
Se non è amore questo.. ?

ENGL "Alexandra, I'd give you the last pancake the other 364 days of the year too"
If this isn't love, I don't know what is..

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Vox | Christina Dalcher
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sunday morning.. I can finally stay in bed and read 😍

(I've missed you, dear Littens!)

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August | Tracy Letts
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#AugustStats #AugustWrapUp

First week of august I was in a deep book slump, but Ms.Marvel (and graphic novels/manga in general) came to the rescue 😍
I've read just 4 (of the six) books for #makemereadit.. Moby Dick and The Perfume are still on my TBR!

🌟My top picks:
They both die at the end
Love and other consolation prizes
Manga classics : Jane Eyre
The prince and the dressmaker

Reviewsbylola You killed it! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 10mo
Andrew65 Well done! 👏 10mo
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Next up..
I know nothing about this book, but I trust Patrick Ness won't disappoint me!

Bianca It's really good! 10mo
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The Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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?? and half
I was expecting so much more from this book! ?
It started strong, two original characters with an unique chemistry.. then it all fell apart!
In a romance I can't stand when the element that's causing misunderstandings is "they are not talking to each others".