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Oryx

Oryx

Joined June 2016

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The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Grady Hendrix
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The Summer Book by Tove Jansson, Thomas Teal, Kathryn Davis
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The Library Book by Susan Orlean
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Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
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Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M Danforth
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The Paper Palace: A Novel by Miranda Cowley Heller
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The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff
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Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
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The Long Walk by Stephen King
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The Bread the Devil Knead | Lisa Allen-Agostini
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Of the 5 #womensprize shortlist books I've read, I think this is the frontrunner for me. I just loved Alethea. Her story is both heartbreaking but hopeful. And I loved that it was in Trinidadian Creole. All the stars.
Also extra love for amazing title and cover.

vivastory I have heard only good things about this one. 4d
squirrelbrain This is my second favourite after Sorrow and Bliss…. 4d
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The Bread the Devil Knead | Lisa Allen-Agostini
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This one is living up to the stellar reviews I've seen so far

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Sankofa | Chibundu Onuzo
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Another enjoyable read.- After her mother dies, a woman finds a diary belonging to her father who she never knew. She does some investigating and (not a spoiler, it's on the back) finds out after leaving her mother he became the prime minister of a small (fictional) West African nation (for a mere 30 years). So of course she heads off to visit. Really enjoyed being her companion on this trip. Will look out for more by this author.

Tamra I hope to get to the audio version of this soon. Glad to read you liked it. 5d
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Sankofa | Chibundu Onuzo
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Fire on - it's chilly in Scotland! Am really liking this book so far. And I love the cover.

RaeLovesToRead Great cover! 6d
mackelie Loving this! I also seen reviews that it‘s a good book. I hope you are enjoying it 6d
tpixie Great fireplace. I‘ve never seen one like this. 3d
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Doctor on Everest | Kenneth Kamler
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Found this on our holiday cottage bookcase, and started it and got hooked. Stories about climbing fascinate me, while I have no desire whatsoever to do it myself. And climbing Everest especially seems monumentally stupid. But this was a really interesting read and memoir of a team doctor and climber. Dr Kamler was there in 1996, a year many people died (and subject of the excellent Jon Krakauer book).

squirrelbrain Love it when you find books on holiday bookcases, that you never would have read otherwise! 7d
Oryx @squirrelbrain I did feel guilty for neglecting my books that I brought though! It was a quick read though. 6d
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Sankofa | Chibundu Onuzo
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Last trip to the Watermill book shop of the holiday.

squirrelbrain I loved The Bread…. But it‘s a toughie. 6d
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The Nickel Boys: A Novel | Colson Whitehead
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Perfect condition copy of this book from charity shop for only £2. Could not resist. Litsy reviews suggest it's a hard read in terms of subject matter, but excellent.

Karons1 Agree it is a harrowing 😫 read and sadly true should be photos of the real boys home at the back of the book and I Googled the real story , hundreds of bodies found when it was closed down for good ,anyway enjoy we need to read the hard stuff sometimes . 1w
squirrelbrain Bargain! I much preferred it to The Underground Railroad, although it is a tough read. 1w
Oryx @Karons1 yes, necessary reading sadly. 1w
charl08 Wonderful book: and what a bargain! 1w
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Really enjoyed this one - felt like a really unique story and I loved the main characters. (And of course Six Thirty).

Karons1 Wow you read that quickly 😂I still have a 150 pages to go it‘s my fav book of the year so far . 1w
Aims42 I want my own Six Thirty!! 🐶🐾🦴 1w
JamieArc I have this next up on audio. I‘ve only heard good things. 1w
Alfoster Yes, it‘s so funny!❤️ 1w
Cathythoughts Sounds good. I‘m looking forward to it soon 🤞🏻 6d
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The Sentence | Louise Erdrich
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Loved this one. Need to seek out more Louise Erdrich (and adding her book shop to the bucket list).

Karons1 It‘s on my TBR too it‘s had v mixed reviews 1w
squirrelbrain Did you prefer this to Chemistry? 1w
Oryx @squirrelbrain I did actually - it was really different to what I expected from the blurb but in a good way. Thought it was superb. Chemistry was more of a quirky read that dealt with feminism really well (and some other dark stuff too of course) - but I think The Sentence went much deeper. But still enjoyed both. 1w
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Oryx @squirrelbrain how do they rank for you? 1w
charl08 I so want to go to her bookshop. It sounds wonderful. 1w
squirrelbrain You‘re right - such different books. Chemistry was quite life-affirming and funny, and The Sentence much deeper and more nuanced. Difficult to choose a favourite….. Chemistry for the way it made me feel, but The Sentence for the way it made me think. 1w
squirrelbrain I‘ve heard that some of her other books can be rather impenetrable but I‘m willing to give it a go. I have The Nightwatchman on Kindle…. 1w
TheKidUpstairs I highly recommend 1w
CuriousG @squirrelbrain I read The Night Watchman in the fall and loved it! I also really enjoyed The Round House, but it can be rough at times. 1w
merelybookish I also want to visit her bookstore and see the confessional! 7d
squirrelbrain That‘s good to know! @CuriousG 7d
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The Sentence | Louise Erdrich
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Am loving this book. And this cake.

TrishB I could settle with either 😁 1w
Cathythoughts I must try this writer , and that cake looks good and so fresh 💫 1w
LeahBergen I‘m chiming in here about that cake, too. Yum. 😆😆 1w
squirrelbrain Loved the book, but I‘d love the cake more! 😋 1w
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My book haul for the nieces 💕 The space one is particularly good.

squirrelbrain The otter is very cute! 2w
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The Watermill | Aberfeldy, Perthshire, United Kingdom (Bookstore)
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Book shop love - had a lovely browse and bought some books for my nieces

Nute Oh! It looks wonderful in there!🤩 2w
SilversReviews Love this bookstore!! 2w
squirrelbrain Lovely! ❤️ 2w
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The Sentence | Louise Erdrich
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Holiday! Struggling to choose which book to start with #bookpeopleproblems

Birdsong28 Definitely Lessons in Chemistry!! 😍😜📖 2w
TrishB What a lovely problem ❤️ enjoy! 2w
vivastory The Sentence is one of my favorites of the year. I hope you enjoy your time off! 2w
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Caroline2 Nice! Enjoy 🍷 📚 😁 2w
squirrelbrain Enjoy! As for which to choose… 🤔 I‘d go for The Sentence. Reading Lessons in Chemistry first May spoil you for the others! 2w
LeahBergen Perfect set up. Enjoy! 🍷 2w
Cathythoughts Looks lovely where you are ! Enjoy ❤️ 2w
Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain Well that settles it. I‘m getting Lessons in Chemistry in town today 👍🏻😁 2w
squirrelbrain I think you‘ll love it @Cathythoughts ! 2w
Karons1 The island of missing trees is amazing 🤩 and iv just started lessons in chemistry 🧪 😍happy hols 2w
Oryx @Birdsong28 @vivastory @squirrelbrain @Cathythoughts I've gone for The Sentence (which I'm loving), and Chemistry is likely next. ❤️ 2w
Tamra The Sentence is wonderful, such distinctive personalities! In fact I enjoyed it so much I know I‘m going to reread it, which is a rarity! ✨ 2w
SilversReviews Love your photo!! 2w
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Oryx and Crake | Margaret Atwood
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My precious (all signed 😍).
Oh and Daisy is alright too I guess 😁

TrishB She is gorgeous ♥️ 3w
TrishB Books are ok too 😁 3w
squirrelbrain Lovely! ❤️ 3w
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TheKidUpstairs Love your edition of 3w
Oryx @TheKidUpstairs it's the UK edition - I think it's much nicer than the US one. 3w
AmyG Wow! 3w
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And this is the last page... bit dark...

Sapphire I was singing this to my granddaughter this weekend and my daughter and I laughed at how awful the lyrics are to old lullabies and baby songs. But babies love this one and my granddaughter falls asleep to rockabye baby. Also awful. 3w
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Moving a bookcase around, so thought I'd share this gem of a book. It's so unusual.

TrishB It looks fab. 3w
Caroline2 Woooo that‘s an epic looking book!! 😯 (edited) 3w
marleed Oh cool. That‘s such a fun tale to experience with kids - over and over! 3w
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Lean Fall Stand | Jon McGregor
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Thank you @jhod - this one has been sitting in my Waterstones basket waiting for a moment of weakness! I really wanted to read it. Thank you for sending to me. 😘

Oryx @caroline2 An Antarctica book 😃 3w
jhod I loved this one, happy birthday!! 😊 3w
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When She Woke: A Novel | Hillary Jordan
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Thank you so much for my pressies @squirrelbrain @trishb (both Black Cake and Flamingo were ones I really wanted to read) and @Caroline2 (you'll see I've already read half of it today! It's totally addictive).

Very grateful for your kindness in sending these ❤️❤️

squirrelbrain Ooh, Flamingo is so good! Hope you‘re having a lovely day! 🥳 3w
Cathythoughts Very nice gifts 💫 3w
TrishB Have a fab day 🎉🎉 3w
Caroline2 You‘re welcome. What a great looking stack! 😉 3w
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Sea of Tranquility: A Novel | Emily St. John Mandel
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Very relieved I liked it, being the proud owner of two copies would have felt a bit stupid if I didn't 😉.
As usual beautiful thoughtful writing, and just the right mix of reality and speculative science for me. Not quite up there with Station Eleven, but still a worthy companion. This edition has a bonus material - a chapter of the book with the book. And I now really want to read that fictional book!

RaeLovesToRead I plan to actually attend the book club next month 😁😊 (unless it clashes with Eurovision, hehe) ✌ 3w
squirrelbrain Glad it was good - looking forward to getting to it…. After The Glass Hotel! 3w
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Leniverse Yay! So... do I need to read Station 11 first, or are they not connected? 3w
Leniverse @RaeLovesToRead Eurovision is earlier in the month, no worries. 3w
Oryx @Leniverse No, you don't need to read it first. 3w
Leniverse @Oryx Cool. I only have The Glass Hotel so far, so I guess I'll start there. 😄 3w
Cathythoughts That‘s great you liked it. I just discovered it‘s on my kindle , I must have bought it at some stage 👍🏻 3w
Caroline2 Oh good. So glad to hear you liked it. 👍 3w
Caroline2 @RaeLovesToRead oh my god, I LOVE Eurovision!!! 😆 ❤️ 3w
TrishB Phew…… 3w
RaeLovesToRead @Leniverse @Caroline2 Eurovision is awesome!!!! 😁😁 3w
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Our Wives Under the Sea | Julia Armfield
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When the sun and your day off align ☀️
Spot Daisy barking to the neighbourhood in the background

LeahBergen Lovely! And 🤫 to Daisy. 😆 3w
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The Imagination Chamber | Philip Pullman
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Picked up my book today @TrishB - having a flick through and read a few pages, it's not quite what I was expecting... Have you read yet?

persephone1408 I only read the 3 golden compass books. What exactly is that?? I see it says Lyra on it. 3w
julesG 😍😍😍 3w
TrishB No- I flicked through and it looked like poems? 3w
Oryx @TrishB @persephone1408 It looks like random snippets of text set in those worlds from various times. It's a bit odd. I was expecting some story. It's still a beautiful object, but I'm not convinced. It feels like bits that were cut from the books. Feels like an easy money project. 😐 3w
TrishB That‘s a shame! Not like we‘re not waiting for another book. 3w
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This donut is a thing of beauty.

DivineDiana That it is! 3w
Cinfhen It is!!! And your book is fabulous too!!! 3w
Oryx @Cinfhen yes - just started it, but I can tell by the tone I'm going to like it. Got this one on your recommendation. 😘 3w
Cinfhen I hope you love it as much as I did 💞💞💞 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 💞 3w
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Sea of Tranquility: A Novel | Emily St. John Mandel
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Who wore it better?
I think the UK cover is nicer, but the US one had the postcards, so... Get both ❤️

RaeLovesToRead I like both!!! 3w
BkClubCare Postcards! Nifty. I like the one on the right just a teensy bit more. 3w
Megabooks I prefer US! 3w
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Sea of Tranquility: A Novel | Emily St. John Mandel
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Happy happy. Got my signed US edition with postcards - wasn't easy to get this in the UK (I got it from Brilliant Books in Michigan in the end). And it's arrived a few days before the UK one is out. My weekend is sorted now.

TrishB Cool 👍🏻 I‘ve given in and ordered Waterstones one! 3w
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Our Wives Under the Sea | Julia Armfield
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Starting this one today. I know very little about it, except it's set after a deep sea mission catastrophe, and it's possibly about the relationship of one of the survivors and her wife. I'm intrigued.

squirrelbrain Great cover! 3w
Oryx @squirrelbrain isn't it? It's very striking 3w
Cathythoughts Yes ! Great cover. I‘m waiting for my copy to arrive 👍🏻 3w
Caroline2 Oh this sounds good and what a fab cover!! 😍 3w
TrishB That cover ♥️ 3w
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Idol | Louise O'Neill
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An autobuy author for me - coming out in May. Kindle version is a relatively good deal for preorder at the moment.

youneverarrived Autobuy author for me too! Stacked 👍 4w
squirrelbrain I have this on #netgalley - really need to get to it soon, ideally before publication date! 4w
Oryx @squirrelbrain oh, would be interested to hear what you think of it. Not seen any reviews yet. 4w
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Charity shop find - only a little bit battered and only £1. I feel like it will take me a while to get to it, and may sit on the shelf for a while, but one day it will speak to me and ask to be read.

TrishB Totally agree 😁 4w
kathedron I loved it! 4w
BookBelle84 I read this book when it was first released and I still think about it 4w
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Prepping my holiday book stack... Only 2 weeks in advance. Stack is subject to change. 📚

Libby1 All of these are on my TBR! 4w
TrishB Great stack 👍🏻 4w
squirrelbrain I‘ve read 3 - all fab! 4w
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British Library Bookshop | London, United Kingdom (Bookstore)
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British Library selfie - just a passing visit

Suet624 Well hello there!! 4w
squirrelbrain Lovely pic! 4w
LeahBergen What a lovely photo. 😊 4w
TrishB Aww great pic! Very jealous 😁 4w
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The Gunslinger | Stephen King
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The squirrel in grey fled across the park, and the puppy followed.

Embarking on a probably too ambitious reread of The Dark Tower on audio after listening to the Kingcast podcast. See you in about 300 hours...

tpixie Love your puppy- squirrel adaptation!! Stand Tall, Brave, and True! (edited) 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😄 Great photo 1mo
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Queen Bee | Jane Fallon
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Easy read for the airport and late flight. Back into reading my Kindle now that travel is a tiny bit more frequent. Gotta get through all those 99p purchases.

TrishB Excellent for travelling 👍🏻 enjoy. 1mo
Libby1 Have a good journey! 1mo
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A Town Called Solace | Mary Lawson
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I very much enjoyed this one. Love a good small town story.

TrishB I enjoyed this one 👍🏻 1mo
Cathythoughts I enjoyed this too 👍🏻♥️ 1mo
squirrelbrain Me three! 😁 1mo
Tamra And a fourth! 1mo
Caroline2 Oh I need to get to this one. I have so many books just languishing on my kindle. 😬 1mo
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The Colorado Kid | Stephen King
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Homemade apple tart - hanging out with my mum this weekend, and it's lovely.

Getting some reading in, between meals.

squirrelbrain Yummy! Have a lovely weekend! 1mo
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Ariadne | Jennifer Saint
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It's the morning for Ariadne reviews @squirrelbrain @Caroline2
I decided last night for an 'active' bail on this one (normally my bails are passive, i.e. me not being bothered to go back). I didn't like this one - it felt overwritten, overwrought, melodramatic. I feel mean to the author, because I've never written a book so who am I to judge, but it felt quite high school... 😬 Definitely YA vibes. And I really enjoy Greek myths, so disappointed.

rockpools Oh goodness! I feel like we don‘t often see bails from you, Emma. YAish might just be what I can cope with right now though. (Obviously I haven‘t started it yet!) 1mo
Caroline2 Yep, this was one of those occasions where I wanted to bail at 40% and I wish I had!! 😆 1mo
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Oryx @rockpools I do lots of secret bails 😁 1mo
Oryx @Caroline2 I got to 28% and that was quite enough 😁 1mo
rockpools @Oryx @Caroline2 I almost want to start it right away!! (And I‘m all for secret bails….) 1mo
Caroline2 @rockpools Go for it. If you‘re in the right mood then it‘s prob a good read. I‘m too grumpy for angst and crazy Greek myths stuff right now! 😆 🤦‍♀️ 1mo
RaeLovesToRead Secret bails 🤣🤣 1mo
julesG Wow, you're really selling it to me, Emma, @squirrelbrain, @Caroline2 1mo
TrishB @julesG yeah, me too! This may be another I never pick up. 1mo
Cathythoughts I‘m all for the bail ! Oh dear 😬.. I‘m about halfway.. I think it‘s ok , but it‘s a bit of a trudge, I‘ll keep going for now. 1mo
squirrelbrain @TrishB @julesG @rockpools - I bet you‘re all feeling *really* enthused about reading it now! 🤣 1mo
julesG @squirrelbrain Yeah, can't wait to pick it up. 🥴 Lets see how far I get. 1mo
TrishB @squirrelbrain I‘m not yet rushing to the piles! 1mo
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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois | Honore Fanonne Jeffers
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Legs

Still reading this one - taking it slow but it is excellent

squirrelbrain Lots of legs! I still need to get to this one…. 1mo
Ruthiella Great photo! 😃 1mo
Oryx @TrishB @squirrelbrain I'll probably still be reading it 1mo
julesG So many legs! 1mo
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Ariadne | Jennifer Saint
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julesG Enjoy! And thanks for the reminder, I need to get a copy. 1mo
Cathythoughts Enjoy. I‘ve started it 👍❤️ 1mo
TrishB I think I‘ll probably start this week too 👍🏻 1mo
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squirrelbrain Happy hairdo! I started the book last night… 1mo
Caroline2 I‘m starting next week. Looking forward to hearing what you make of it. 👍 1mo
Susanita I‘m liking it so far. 1mo
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The Lost Daughter | Elena Ferrante
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A review of the book and film.

I love how Elena Ferrante gets to the darkness inside her characters. I find it really compelling. I read this, loved it, and immediately watched the film. The film is really faithful to the book - it completely nails it.

squirrelbrain Ooh, I really fancy watching the film but I *have* to read the book first, of course! 1mo
Caroline2 I‘m looking forward to this book and film too. Glad you enjoyed them both! 1mo
Christine Agree with all of this! 1mo
MicheleinPhilly @squirrelbrain The book will only take you a couple of hours. 1mo
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The blank wall: a novel of suspense | Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
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Another good read from Persephone. A death, a family implicated, blackmail, and a mother trying to hold everything together as it spirals out of control.

Cathythoughts Sounds like a good one 👍stacking 1mo
LeahBergen I liked this one, too! 1mo
BarbaraBB I liked this one a lot! 1mo
Megabooks This one is great! 1mo
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The Books of Jacob | Olga Tokarczuk
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Look what you made me do @rockpools - bad influence! 😄

It's soooo long.

rockpools Oops. How did that happen?! It doesn‘t *feel* quite that long… honest! 😁 (I really hope you like it now!) 1mo
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It's here 😃
As certified science nerd, the edges make me very happy
@julesG @squirrelbrain @RaeLovesToRead

BookBelle84 Oooo where did you find that one? 1mo
Tamra Fab design! 1mo
julesG Mine would have arrived at @squirrelbrain's today, but didn't fit through the letterbox. 1mo
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julesG I think this will be the first book that I'm shelfing with the spine to the back of the shelf 1mo
squirrelbrain Ooh pretty edges! I‘m jealous now I only read a digital ARC! 1mo
squirrelbrain Did you order this edition too? @julesG 1mo
batsy Those edges are so cool 🤩 1mo
Megabooks Those edges 🤩🤩 1mo
marleed Oh wow - how cool! 1mo
rockpools Had to be done! 1mo
TrishB Is this a Waterstones version? Very cool. 1mo
LeahBergen That is fantastic! 1mo
julesG @squirrelbrain Yes, it's this edition and it should be signed. 1mo
julesG @TrishB It's the Waterstones signed edition. I think Rae pointed out the edges and Emma and I pre-ordered right away. 1mo
TrishB @julesG very tempting 😁 1mo
Karons1 Oohhh I‘m loving 🥰 that edition 😍heard great things about this ! 1mo
Oryx @BookBelle84 it's from Waterstones 1mo
RaeLovesToRead Mine arrived too 🥰 Those edges.... 💕 1mo
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The Fell | SARAH. MOSS
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As with Summerwater, I really liked this, but wanted to get to know the characters more. We only get a fleeting glimpse. But lovely writing, and will act as a record of a strange time. And thanks to @scripturient for getting me onto this one!

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Nightbitch | RACHEL. YODER
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Mehso-so

I liked the first half of this - really interesting exploration of "the mother" and her experience of motherhood. But as it got more bizarre I just lost interest, and it became quite unpleasant in parts. Ended up skimming the last third. Feels like it was a short story that was expanded, and might have been better as something short.

TrishB Great review 👍🏻 never fancied picking this one up. 2mo
squirrelbrain What @TrishB said - this one always sounded a bit weird for me and you‘ve just confirmed that. 1mo
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Nightbitch | RACHEL. YODER
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Bought entirely for its slightly disturbing cover (but it does sound interesting as well).

Daisy: 'what did you call me?'

TrishB The other cover with the massive piece of meat is even more disturbing / I have to rush scroll past that one! 2mo
Cathythoughts I don‘t like that piece of meat cover either ! This one is better , I‘m more attracted to the book now 👍 (edited) 2mo
LeahBergen 😆😆 2mo
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Dune | Frank Herbert
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Finally got round to reading this one, and really enjoyed it. I think watching the film first actually helped me, as I was able to slip into the world so quickly. I think I might even read more in this series.

Amiable I bailed on this book after 100 pages. I just couldn't get into it. Your idea to watch the movie first is a good one, though -- I might try that. My husband and son love this book and they were so disappointed that I didn't like it. 2mo
Oryx @Amiable I actually bailed on it about 5 years ago too, and only came back because of the film. So I'd definitely give it a go. 2mo
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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois | Honore Fanonne Jeffers
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That was my seat but a moment ago. I got the 'the look' so had to shift over.

squirrelbrain Sunshine! ☀️ 2mo
Leftcoastzen Aww!🐶 2mo
TrishB Sansa‘s the same! So cute. 2mo
Ruthiella You are such a good human! 🐶❤️ 2mo
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Picked this one up for 99p today, and it's proving to be addictive reading so far

squirrelbrain I got this one too… I‘m sure it will languish on the TBR for a while though….🤷‍♀️ 2mo
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Moon Tiger | Penelope Lively
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Charity shop book haul with a distinctly 80s vibe. 😍

tournevis Very nice Atwood covers. Also very 1980s 2mo
squirrelbrain Lovely! ❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen What a great haul! 2mo
readordierachel Oh those are amazing! 2mo
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First outdoor reading of the year ☀️

Kdgordon88 Sounds lovely! And I‘m looking forward to reading this book. Loved A Thousand Ships. 2mo
squirrelbrain It‘s so nice in the sun isn‘t it?! 2mo
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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois | Honore Fanonne Jeffers
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Total #blameitonlitsy

It's quite the chunkster. Look at the beautiful endpapers.

squirrelbrain ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
Cathythoughts What a chunkster 😳 I have a copy too … reading it is going to be a challenge 2mo
Hooked_on_books @Cathythoughts For me it read faster than I expected, and I wanted it to continue when it had ended! Really engaging book. 2mo
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Seems like a good day to start this one. Happy IWD

Sara_Planz My copy just shipped out. Cannot wait to hear what you think about it!! 2mo
aa_guer2021 I am in love with your bookmark! ❤️❤️😁 2mo
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