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OldVictorianQuill

OldVictorianQuill

Joined April 2016

Writer, Reader, Waterstones Bookseller
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Silas Marner by George Eliot
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The Beautiful | Rene Ahdieh
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The Fairyloot October ‘Love at First Bite‘ book. This stunner ‘The Beautiful‘ by Renée Ahdieh.

fairyloot #fairylootunboxing #loveatfirstbite

megzlynn I love this picture! 2d
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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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This novel is a work of art, exquisite from its first sentence to its last.
This is a book about stories, and about those who love them.
Will you sail the Starless Sea?

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Serpent & Dove | Shelby Mahurin
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Gorgeous FairyLoot edition of ‘Serpent & Dove‘ by Shelby Mahurin. I cannot wait to start this witchy read 😍 #Fairyloot #fairylootunboxing #witchesbecrazy #beautifulbooks #witchyreads

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Mirage | Somaiya Daud
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My latest buddy read was this beauty! A great blend of sci-fi and fantasy, a slow-burn romance (always the best!), with deceptions, plots and secrets! 💛 And just look at that gorgeous Fairyloot cover! 😍

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

#reading #buddyread #fairyloot #fantasy #scifi #4stars

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The Testaments: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Had the best time at the book launch for Margaret Atwood‘s ‘The Testaments‘ at Waterstones Piccadilly. Gorgeous readings from Romola Garai & the amazing Margaret Atwood. Then ran like a madwoman for my last train home! So worth it. Now for some train reading 😍 #books #amreading #thetestaments #margaretatwood #bookstagram #midnightlaunch #lovebooks #favourites

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely | Brigid Kemmerer
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I recently did a buddy read for this fantastic book. I was a little worried I would be disappointed because of all the hype, but it is honestly amazing! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Sorcery of Thorns | Margaret Rogerson
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My June Fairyloot box! All the prettiness, and I am dying to read ‘Sorcery of Thorns‘. Thankfully I have a week off now, so this is at the top of my holiday reading pile! #books #lovebooks #fairyloot

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Middlemarch (Revised) | George Eliot
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I FINISHED MIDDLEMARCH!! All 959 pages of it! #goals #readingchallenge #exhausted

Libby1 Well done! Your photo made me laugh. 1y
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Middlemarch (Revised) | George Eliot
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Just passed the halfway mark! The first 200 pages had their tough moments, but I am hooked now! #readingchallenge #bigbooks

WhatThePuck Love the cover. 😍😍😍 1y
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The Old Curiosity Shop | Charles Dickens
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Look what I found, look what I found! I‘m so thrilled that I managed to find a copy of this Out of Print edition of ‘The Old Curiosity Shop‘. It was one of my favourite designs from the series and I had almost lost hope in ever getting a copy! #happybooklover
#penguinenglishlibrary #penguin #bookstagram #booklover #coverlove

Libby1 I read one Charles Dickens book each September and this is my choice for 2018! 1y
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Grace and Fury | Tracy Banghart
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My friend got me the June #fairyloot box as a birthday present, and wow is it beautiful!

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Yoga Cats | Daniel Borris
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My own Little (Big) Yoga Cat #Cats #YogaCats #FurrBaby

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Legendary | Stephanie Garber
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I got a personalised proof!! *dies*

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Customers were mean today, but I have a Captain Jack, so really, I win. #booksellerproblems #literarycats

Jess7 I‘m sorry they weren‘t nice! Hope you have a good book to read to take your mind off it! 2y
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1984 | George Orwell
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“My book, hooman!” #cats #amreading #amattemptingtoread #1984

OSChamberlain Awwwww lol. I just finished this one a few days ago. Absolutely loved it!! 2y
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Howards End | E M Forster
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Whatcha reading Captain Jack? Oh! My copy of Howards End. And been using my glasses too have you? #literarycat #cats #readingcompanion

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The Wicked Cometh | Laura Carlin
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The prettiest of Book Post! I love my job! #PerksOfBeingABookseller

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Equal Rites | Terry Pratchett
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Evening coffee and a good book. I love these collectors editions of the Discworld series!

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Here is my beautiful, battered, much-loved copy of 'The Philosopher's Stone'. If I had to choose one of my books I could keep for the rest of my life, it would be this one. #HarryPotter20

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Happy 20th anniversary to Harry Potter! Words cannot express how much these books, and the world that JK has created means to me! My childhood and adulthood have been shaped by these stories, and I cannot imagine what my life would be like without them. #HarryPotter20 #HufflepuffPride

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Jane Austen at Home | Lucy Worsley
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How I spend my days off. A cup of coffee and Jane Austen....#lostinausten #coffee #amreading

ChristieStratos Lovely! 3y
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The Durrells of Corfu | Michael Haag
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The lovely window for Michael Haag's 'The Durrells of Corfu' we have at work. Our May Non-fiction Book of the Month at Waterstones.

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The Sport of Kings | C. E. Morgan
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It doesn't look like my boy is up to running any races... #horseracing #mylazyboy

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Woke up this morning and just really wanted to re-read this! The sign of a great book! #amreading #modernclassics #whatwouldatticusdo?

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Sense and Sensibilty | Jane Austen
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A quiet day in, wrapped up in a blanket with a good book for company. This is my sweet little copy of Sense and Sensibility. Perfect handbag size!

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Me with Ron, Hermione and Scorpius at the Stage Door. Phenomenal performances from all! #KeepTheSecrets

TheLondonBookworm Epic show!!!!! 3y
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Aerie | Maria Dahvana Headley
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"Halfway up, I have frozen fingers and a bruised knee, but once you commit to climbing a drainpipe, you can't stop or you die of shame."

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'You are a Fireblood.' #Fireblood #AddictiveRead #Fantasy

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Alice | Christina Henry
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Dark, weird and wonderful. Took me a while to get into it, but am racing through it now!

MrBook Eager to hear your thoughts when you finish. 3y
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The Muse: A Novel | Jessie Burton
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Just reread 'The Muse' in preparation for my Q+A with author Jessie Burton at Cambridge Waterstones this month! So in love with this book!

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Before You | Kathryn Freeman

I'm loving this story. Family plays a huge part, and I love the brotherly bond coming into play!

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The Crooked Sixpence | Jennifer Bell
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Bailed for now. Will return at some point but have so many other books to read!

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The Crooked Sixpence | Jennifer Bell

Very slowly making my way through this one. Good fun, just struggling to pick it up again...

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Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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This book is literally perfection! I'm in awe, I feel like I've been waiting my whole life for this story. It has captured my heart. Spellbinding, fantastical, romantic and just beautifully written. Wow!

[DELETED] 3517561138 I agree! I just wanted that book to keep going and going... 4y
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Dear Amy | Helen Callaghan
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What a fantastic debut from Helen Callaghan! This is one of those books that was always on my mind when I put it down, wondering how the story would unfold. Dark, unsettling, psychological, this was a gripping thriller! Highly recommend!

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The Girl of Ink & Stars | Kiran Millwood Hargrave
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Summer Sunshine Reading #amreading

LoBro That is just a beautiful cover. Excuse me for drooling. 4y
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Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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"If you don't want a man dead, don't bludgeon him over the head repeatedly." (Image from iceybooks)

[DELETED] 3517561138 I loved this book! 4y
OldVictorianQuill I am so excited to read it! It's next on my list! 4y
CateKeesling Solid advice. 4y
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Passenger | Alexandra Bracken
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"I forget myself with you. I forget the rules. I forget every other living soul in this world."

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When We Collided | Emery Lord
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Sunny evening reading! #amreading

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Dear Amy | Helen Callaghan
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My pretty signed proof. Excited to start reading! #amreading

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In Love and War | Alex Preston
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Magonia | Maria Dahvana Headley
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"Something has happened above the clouds that man has not yet accounted for."

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Dorothy Must Die | Danielle Paige
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"Oz - Where all your worst nightmares can come true."

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Red Queen | Victoria Aveyard
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Red Abbey Chronicles: Maresi | Maria Turtschaninoff
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Bus Stop Reading. Sounds amazing!

SophieWaters Loved this! Hope you enjoy it! 4y
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On Dublin Street | Samantha Young
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Loved this book so much, I had to visit the street where it was set! #BookLove #DublinStreet

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Down London Road | Samantha Young
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I‘m always stunned by Samantha Young‘s heartfelt writing, and I can‘t recommend this book enough. A wonderful read and five dazzling shiny stars.

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Nod | Adrian Barnes
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#3WordReview ~ 'Eerie, Thought-Provoking, Superb!'

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