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Margriet

Margriet

Joined January 2017

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My Cousin Rachel (Revised) by Daphne Du Maurier
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The Glass Palace by Ghosh, Amitav
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The Moon Sister by Lucinda Riley
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House of Glass | Susan Fletcher
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A perfect city moment in a cute little cafe with a new library book 💖

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My Cousin Rachel (Revised) | Daphne Du Maurier
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I finished Rebecca (which I LOVED) and felt like continuing with Du Maurier's books 📚👌🏻 Also, I'm such a softy for beautiful covers!

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The Binding | Bridget Collins
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📚NEW BOOKS!📚 I went to the bookstore to browse and came home with these. The covers lured me in and the blurbs make me really excited to read them 💖😁

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The Moon Sister | Lucinda Riley
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Almost finished the book, but my eyes refuse to continue. So it's been 10 hours of reading this weekend for the #24in48 #readathon 📚 I will try to read more during the next edition! 😁

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The Moon Sister | Lucinda Riley
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Two rounds of reading so far for the #24in48. I will not go for the 24 this time, unfortunately! The Moon Sister is yet another gripping story by Lucinda Riley, so I am happy to start round 3 😁

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The Moon Sister | Lucinda Riley
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Getting ready to dive into the nest installment of the Seven Sisters for the readathon! With breakfast of course 😊 Already finished The Tea Rose by Jennifer Donnelly which was good, but sometimes too shallow for me.
#24in48 #readathon

Linsy That looks yummy! 😋 11mo
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I picked this book up at the library where it was on the 'new in' table. And oh my dear is this an intense, deep, profound read! I'm only on page 342/800 but it's beautiful. You should take your time though and take it all in, the scenes, the events, the characters, the beautiful writing. I could go on! Most definitely would recommend!

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The Chosen Maiden | Eva Stachniak
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It's 9 am and a beautiful day, here🌞. These two books will be coming with me to the pool today for the #24in48 #readathon. I love the books by Eva Stachniak and Little Women is our current bookclub pick 😊

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The Scarlet Pimpernel | Baroness Orczy
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So far I've read 8,5 hours for the #24in48 readathon and after I bailed The Outcasts of Time I started with The Scarlet Pimpernel: what a delight!!

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The Outcasts of Time | Ian Mortimer
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I had really high hopes, since the premise sounds interesting: skipping 99 years everyday when the characters wake up. But I bailed half way through. This book could have been so much more!

#24in48

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The Scarlet Pimpernel | Baroness Orczy
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I'm having a late start to the #24in48 readathon, but I am ready now! I'm not gonna go for the full 24 hours, and probably not even 12, but I might get in 6 to 8 hours today 😊 This is a stack of books I picked up from the library yesterday 📚 can you tell I like Historical Fiction? 😇

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The ultimate combination 😽📚
Rereading this book and I'm loving it all over again 💞

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Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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So beautifully written!

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World Without End | Ken Follett
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Fantastic! I didn't mind the amount of pages, because everything was just perfectly written with a wealth of information. And the characters were so real. I really wanted to dislike some characters, their behaviors and the way they thought and then Follett made me sympathize even with them by giving them a sentence where they showed true feelings, insecurity or remorse.

I just read that a third installment will be published this september: yeah!

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World Without End | Ken Follett
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Ooh!! Read a full 24 hours with only 40 more pages to go. I will finish the book of course and then it's time to sleep; it's almost midnight 🌛

This was so much fun @24in48 thank you for organising!! I look forward to the next one 😀

#24in48

BekahB Congrats!! 🎉 3y
Bluebird Congratulations! 3y
Bette 👍 3y
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World Without End | Ken Follett
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Only a few hours left and currently at page 928 of 1102. I think I can make it :D

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Wild. Film Tie-In: A Journey from Lost to Found | Cheryl Strayed, James Roxburgh
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My spine poetry entry for #24in48 #hour30.
It was a bit difficult, because I wanted it to be in English instead of Dutch, but I think this one makes sort of sense 😅

Henry VIII.
The mask of royalty,
Wild,
The collector of dying breaths.
Life after life.

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World Without End | Ken Follett
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Back at it!! Prepared a big fruit platter to snack on today and my mission is to complete World Without End 😎

#hour24
#24in48

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World Without End | Ken Follett
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Past the half way point and am almost halfway through the book, but am struggling to stay awake. It's almost 1 AM here. Time to sleep!! 😴😴

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World Without End | Ken Follett
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9 hours down, 15 to go! My timer is counting down from 24. Currently at page 355 of 1102 of World without end and so much has happened already!

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The Romanovs: 1613-1918 | Simon Sebag Montefiore
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Let's get started!! #24in48
It's currently 9:45 AM here in The Netherlands and I'm ready! This is my TBR table, which I have full of books all the time, so I have my pick this weekend. I'll start with World Without End #excited!!!

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The Memory of Midnight | Pamela Hartshorne
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One more sleep!! And then tomorrow it's on!! Couldn't use my stopwatch since it forgets where I was after I close it (what I probably will do by accident), so I'm hoping this will work! Also, I might read some pages of The Memory of Midnight
#24in48

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World Without End | Ken Follett
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In theory I should be able to read this book in 24 hours, which sounds perfect for the #24in48 readathon this weekend. Sooo looking forward to it!!!

Bluebird I love this book. Quite an ambitious pick for the readathon! Good luck! 3y
Margriet Thank you @Bluebird !! You too 😊 I know it's ambitious but I will choose some back up books as well, just to be sure :) 3y
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Gosh!! These final sentences made me say "whaaat!" out loud.. quite the introduction ? (no worries, no spoilers here, because it's only page 22)

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I read some reviews on Goodreads some time ago and went ahead to splurge on all these books! 😇 Second hand, because I don't know yet if I'll like them. Also, still have to find The Hypnotists!! Can't wait to dive in 😀 Do I miss some others as well?

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Mehso-so

I thought the first few chapters were interesting and weird and it got me curious as to where the story would go. Halfway through I still did not really know what to expect, but I kept on reading. I liked the idea, but did not like the final the chapter. It was too hurried and I could have used a few more pages of how and why (trying not to spoiler anything here!).
I would not really recommend but would also not discourage anyone from reading it ☺

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A Discovery of Witches | Deborah E. Harkness
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I really have to get to work, but this book is so good!!! Don't want to stop reading 📚😃

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Julian Fellowes's Belgravia | Julian Fellowes
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Already 6 hours in, but it is a bit slow. Plus, the characters are all so greedy and unhappy.. I will finish listening to the book, but I'm glad I borrowed it from the library and did not buy it.

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I did not really care for Girl on the Cliff but I do enjoy this one by Riley! I might not go to bed early tonight : 😊📖

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This should be an interesting read. I already agree with the first 20 pages: the world has never been better than today! There is less poverty, less war, less malnourishment than any given moment in history.
#stayoptimistic #therightperspective

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I forgot to bring a book on the train with me so I went to the bookstore at the station with a gift certificate I still had. I'd say a present well spent! Curious how long this one will take me to read.. 😞📚 oh, and again a gorgeous cover, it looks less daunting this way! :)

SG2014 Took me a year..an epic year. 3y
Margriet @SG2014 oh wauw!! I'll make it my goal to finish on december 31 then 😊 3y
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I enjoyed this book so much! It was my first book of 2016, a birthday present from my best friend and I had absolutely no other obligations the day I read it, so I finished it in one go. So, I'm curious if I would like it again this much without all those extra factors counted in. We'll see.. :)
Oh, and I adore this cover, so mysterious and pretty!
Literal translation of the Dutch title is Night with/of Stars☆

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The Muse: A Novel | Jessie Burton
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"Don't judge a book by it's cover" - but just look at this one! It's gorgeous ? I liked The Miniaturist and am looking forward to reading this one :)

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Started reading this while attending the #24in48 readathon and was instantly drawn into the story. So many secrets already!!
Only a few more hours left.. I thoroughly enjoyed this weekend and am looking forward to the next #readathon!!

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I'm currently reading Elle & Lui for the #readathon and it's going better than expected, considering French is my third language and I'm not fluent. Almost halfway through the book and still so many hours left to read! So enough time to read a few chapters in the other books from my stack, like Anna Karenina or The girl on the cliff 😊

#24in48 #bestweekendever!

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The Secret History | Donna Tartt
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Thinking about rereading this one by Donna Tartt. I read it in high school for English and it made such an impression on me that I am always recommending this book to my friends! It's been probably over ten years since I read it, so it might be about time 📚

Nat_Reads Reading it for the first time now! 3y
Margriet Enjoy @Nat_reads! I hope you like it :) 3y
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Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy
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My reading stack for this weekends @24in48 #readathon! The classic Anna Karenina, a book by Marc Levy in French, The Girl on the Cliff by Lucinda Riley and a travelbook about St. Petersburg. Excited to get started!!

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The Lake House | Kate Morton
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Kate Morton is one of my favourite authors! I love all her books. Lake House was an intense one and at some point I even put the book aside because I didn't like where it was heading (turned out I was wrong, luckily). After a few weeks I picked it back up and finished it in one go!