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Tanisha_A

Tanisha_A

Joined September 2016

Cheers to the ginormous TBR! 😀 And, i like to paint. Here's the link to my IG profile - https://www.instagram.com/paintboxescapades
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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Ariel: Poems | Sylvia Plath
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TrishB Great minds! I was going to post this one. It‘s such a great picture ♥️ 2d
JennyM I love this one 2d
Tanisha_A @TrishB @JennyM Yes, this photograph! 💜 2d
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Emilymdxn Every time I see Sylvia Plath on my feed it makes my heart lift! Love her and this edition so much 2d
Cathythoughts Great cover ♥️ 2d
batsy Very nice! I think I just automatically love any Faber cover. Their poetry editions 👌🏽 1d
sudi 😍 1d
Centique I did this title too - although a rather different cover! I love this cover too 😍 Great minds think alike 😉 16h
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Sula | Toni Morrison
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JennyM 💜 2d
Crazeedi Pretty! 2d
sudi 💜💜💜 2d
NeedsMoreBooks Gorgeous 💜💜 2d
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The Good Earth | Pearl S. Bck
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LeeRHarry Ooh this is a good one! 😊 3d
sudi Ooo, i like this one 💕 3d
ju.ca.no Ah this one is on my TBR 😍 3d
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TrishB Lovely 💕 3d
UwannaPublishme 😍👍🏻 3d
readordierachel 😍😍 2d
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sudi Love this one ❤ 4d
Soubhiville This is a great one! 4d
Leftcoastzen Wow! 4d
JennyM Cool 😎 4d
Tanisha_A @sudi @Soubhiville @Leftcoastzen @JennyM It's striking! I am yet to read the book though. 😶 3d
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It's called multitasking, boy. So, not yet. 😁

#newyorkercartoon

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Persuasion | Jane Austen
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#covercrush #7days7covers Day 3

@ju.ca.no Juliaaaaa, I am tagging you to share your favourite 7 covers. 😀

@batsy Thank you for gifting me this. 😍

batsy ❤️❤️ 5d
Cathythoughts Gorgeous 5d
ju.ca.no Thanks for the Tag! 😍 5d
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ju.ca.no (I will start on saturday, when I‘m with my books again!) 5d
Tanisha_A @batsy @Cathythoughts I LOVE it. ☺️ 5d
Tanisha_A @ju.ca.no Yay! I am excited to see what you choose. 😃 5d
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Jasmine Days | Benyamin (Shanaz Habib)
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Day 2: #covercrush #7days7covers

Would you like to join in, @readordierachel, @Centique? 😊

Cathythoughts Gorgeous ✨✨✨✨ 6d
batsy Love! 6d
erzascarletbookgasm Oh I like this cover! 6d
JennyM That‘s beautiful! 6d
BarbaraBB Love it! 6d
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Thanks for the tag, @JennyM. 🥰
#7days7covers #covercrush #day1

This book is in the heart.

I tag @ShelfRighteous and @mabell, if you wish to join! ☺️

LeahBergen This is probably my most reread book. I can‘t even count how many times I‘ve read it since I first read it when I was about 11 or 12 (I think?) ❤️❤️ 1w
ShelfRighteous Thanks for the tag! ❤ Since I dont own a lot of books, I'll take the covers off of Google, but I have sooo many in mind 😍😍 Also, brilliant book🙂 1w
Cathythoughts ♥️ 1w
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JennyM ❤️❤️❤️ 1w
Centique Exactly right ❤️❤️ 1w
kspenmoll ❤️❤️ 1w
kspenmoll Who published this gorgeous cover? 7d
Tanisha_A @LeahBergen Yes, it's totally one of those books. I am feeling a re-read of it now. 🥰 7d
Tanisha_A @ShelfRighteous @Cathythoughts @Centique @kspenmoll Love this book so so much, and this cover is just beautiful. 💚 7d
Tanisha_A @kspenmoll Penguin India, it says cover illustration by David Axtell. ☺️ 7d
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The Bride Test | Helen Hoang
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Y'all, i got this for Rs.15 (21 Cents) on Kindle. I am in a mood to read a light one right after I finish Between the World and Me.

My Monday is made. Thanks to the author. 🙂

ShelfRighteous Wow that's a steal! 1w
baes Great deal. Loved this book! 1w
batsy Nice! 1w
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Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten No! Do they have to be read in order? 7d
BiblioLitten I don‘t think so. I read somewhere that it starts off from where TKQ left but this can be read as a stand-alone as well. 6d
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Wednesday's Wrath | Don Pendleton
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Thanks for tagging me @batsy and @Cathythoughts. 🥰

1. Right now I'd go with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, or anything Enid Blyton.
2. Calvin and Hobbes
3. I think something Agatha Christie. The ABC Murders is so good.
4. Poha, butter toast, and coffee
5. @ju.ca.no @sudi @BiblioLitten 👋

#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

sudi That breakfast sounds good 😋 2w
Cathythoughts Alice 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Tanisha_A @sudi I had it this morning! So satisfying. 2w
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Tanisha_A @Cathythoughts Yep, Alice forever! 2w
batsy AC and Alice ❤️ 2w
Tanisha_A @batsy You think there could be a book title Agatha and Alice? (Stories of intrigue and mystery) 🧡 2w
batsy @Tanisha_A Brilliant concept. It should be a graphic novel featuring your art 😍 2w
Eggs 🥰 Calvin and Hobbes❤️❤️ 2w
Tanisha_A @batsy Aw! 💜 2w
Tanisha_A @Eggs Best ever! ♡🐯 2w
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You go girl. 😄

Cathythoughts Love it 👍🏻♥️ 2w
batsy Yaaas 🙌🏽😆 2w
Tanisha_A @Cathythoughts @batsy Superpower. 😃 2w
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Between the World and Me | Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders
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I loved loved loved this book. It is a work of fiction born out of historical truth, providing an immersive literary experience. Set in the times of Civil War, President Lincoln loses his young boy Willie, & it's his grief and pain which Saunders paints in a beautiful prose – emotional, lyrical, humorous (yes!) – with writing which flows like a tranquil creek. Very atmospheric and savoury.

Looking forward to reading short stories penned by him.

RealBooks4ever 💜💜💜 2w
rather_be_reading just got this on ebook! 2w
Cathythoughts Lovely review ♥️I loved this too 2w
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Tamra Me too!! ❤️ But I‘ve not read the print yet, the audio twice and I‘m ready to again! It‘s an amazing performance. (edited) 2w
Tanisha_A @RealBooks4ever @Cathythoughts This felt like something i could re-read, exactly like you said @Tamra. 🧡 2w
Tanisha_A @rather_be_reading Great! Would like to know how you like it. ☺️ 2w
RealBooks4ever @Tamra I also listened to the audiobook - and immediately listened a second time! It is one of my favorite books! 💜 2w
kspenmoll Loved this book too- it was fantastic on audio!!! 2w
Tanisha_A @kspenmoll @Tamra @RealBooks4ever Now i feel like listening to it on audio too. ☺️ 2w
Aimeesue I lovelovelove Saunders. And this book was fantastic. 2w
Tanisha_A @Aimeesue It was fantastic! Would you want to suggest anything? 2w
Aimeesue @Tanisha_A His short stories are complete worlds in and of themselves. Tenth of December is great, especially "The Semplica Girls Diary." I also love Fox 8 and one of his "children's" books, (edited) 2w
Tanisha_A @Aimeesue I am going to check all of them out. Really excited to read his short stories. Thank you! 💛 2w
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I Capture the Castle | Dodie Smith
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Thanks for tagging me, @sudi! 🥰
1. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith (it's super on my list and yet 😶)
2. Harry Potter series, Pride and Prejudice
3. I don't have a concrete number but gosh, so many!
4. Scenes from a Writer's Life, by Ruskin Bond. Very good!
5. Anyone who hasn't participated yet! 👋

#wondrouswednesday @eggs

LeahBergen Aww. I Capture the Castle is a delight. I hope you enjoy it! 3w
sudi It's quite embarrassing but i've never read Ruskin Bond 🙈, i used to love reading his column in Times but never got a chance to read the books. But i'll definitely try reading it in the future 😊 3w
Eggs Thanks for joining in 🌺🌺 3w
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Tanisha_A @LeahBergen Yess. I want to get to it asap (like every other book I want to read). 💙 2w
Tanisha_A @sudi No time is late to start a new author (I think we'll have to make peace here, the TBR 🤯). You have a bunch of stories to enjoy ahead. 💚 2w
Tanisha_A @Eggs Thank you for creating these fun questions. After this, i should definitely pick up 'I Capture the Castle'. 😊 2w
Eggs 💗🥰💗 2w
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Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders
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Strange, isn't it? To have dedicated one's life to a certain venture, neglecting other aspects of one's life, only to have that venture, in the end, amount to nothing at all, the products of one's labours utterly forgotten?

This book is a gem. 💙

ShelfRighteous This is precisely what I felt after completing CA with a lot of struggle (and wasting half of my life in the process) 🤣 3w
Aimeesue I LoveLoveLove Saunders' writing.❤️❤️❤️ 3w
Tamra I‘ve listened to the audio twice and loved it even more the second time! 💜 3w
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sudi As depressing as this quote is, it's so true 💔 3w
UwannaPublishme Good to know! 🙌🏻 Just bought it on Kindle for only $2.99. 3w
Tanisha_A @UwannaPublishme Super deal! I loved it. Hope you enjoy it. ☺️ 2w
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Bahahaha

sisilia Omg that‘s me on my bitchy days 😅 4w
NeedsMoreBooks 😂😂 4w
batsy Yup 🤣 4w
JulietBooks He's being civilized. 4w
sudi I do this all the time 🙃 4w
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Came across an interview with the tagged book‘s author, Tupelo Hassman. Sounds like a page turner. Link to the interview - https://themillions.com/2019/08/little-islands-of-faith-the-millions-interviews-...

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🥰

TrishB How true 💜 1mo
Tanisha_A @TrishB @readordierachel I have grown up reading Ruskin Bond, and this memoir is such a delight. ☺️ 1mo
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Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders
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Weekend read. 📖

My first Saunders. How did you like it?

Freespirit Really liked it...very original...very atmostpheric😊 1mo
JennyM I really enjoy it by the end. Happy reading lovely 😘 1mo
Cathythoughts I thought this one beautiful 1mo
Megabooks I liked it 1mo
sarahbarnes I loved it. Very different from his short stories, which I also really like, but a beautiful book. Enjoy! 1mo
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Man's Search for Meaning | Viktor E Frankl
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Hope.

This book. ❤️

sudi Love this 💛💛💛 1mo
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Relatable much! 🙃

sudi 😄 2mo
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Ducks, Newburyport | Lucy Ellmann
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Work can hinder my reading, but not buying books. 🙃

@Simona After your review, I could not resist. ❤️

batsy Oooh, I'm really looking forward to this! 2mo
Simona I don‘t feel any pressure right now .... 😘 2mo
TrishB I‘m watching for your review 👍🏻 2mo
JennyM Enjoy 😘😘😘 2mo
Tanisha_A @batsy @Simona @TrishB @JennyM I am super excited about it. 😃 2mo
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Art Matters | Neil Gaiman
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I think i will keep this book close to me everyday for the rest of my life. I will gift it to everyone i know who appreciates reading. I will read it again and again and again. 🥰

JennyM ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Have you read this? Do you own it? 2mo
sudi 💜 2mo
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JennyM @Tanisha_A no I haven‘t but it looks completely beautiful. 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Great! I will gift it to you. Email me your address at taniagarwal23 (@gmail.com) 2mo
Tanisha_A @sudi It's sooooooo good! 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A oh you generous soul. That‘s very kind. I‘ll send you an email very soon 😘😘 2mo
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Purple Hibiscus: A Novel | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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A disquieting and powerful read. Set in the military ruled Nigeria, Adichie weaves a gut punching story consisting characters enduring religious fanaticism, abused and loveless childhood, broken relationships, but also finding freedom, love, happiness, laughter elsewhere. Even though situations are usually upsetting through the course of the narrative, it's sprinkled with a sense of hope. Just so raw and captivating.

TW: Domestic abuse

TheBookAddict Made me cry. One of my favorite authors. 💜🌺💜 2mo
sudi Great review 😊👍. I'm going to read this for the #authoramonth challenge. 2mo
Tanisha_A @TheBookAddict Same, i was angry, and so distressed. She is a gem of a writer, loved reading Americanah too. I want to read Half of a Yellow Sun next. 2mo
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Tanisha_A @sudi Thanks Sud! I think you will appreciate this one. She is brilliant at evoking emotions. And to say that, this was her debut. 😳 2mo
TheBookAddict @Tanisha_A same! I found myself having to take a moment to regroup, because I just wanted to jump in the book and give him a piece of my mind and fists 😔. I also liked Americanah, it was my first Adichie book. I want to read that one too, but I haven‘t gotten to it yet...so many books. 😅 2mo
Tanisha_A @TheBookAddict Ugh! It makes me utterly depressed to think that such people could exist for real. 2mo
TheBookAddict @Tanisha_A right! 😔 2mo
BiblioLitten My favourite read this year.💜 1mo
Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten Just so good. ❤️ 1mo
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Purple Hibiscus: A Novel | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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"Defiance is like marijuana—it is not a bad thing when it is used right."

Sitting with my book today, and it's got me into its grip.

ephemeralwaltz I really enjoyed it. 2mo
Tanisha_A @ephemeralwaltz It made me very angry and very sad. 2mo
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Sisters: Vintage Minis | Louisa May Alcott
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Sunday night chill. A moon and a book, super life. 🌕

batsy Perfect 🌝 2mo
JennyM The perfect way to end the weekend 😘 2mo
Tanisha_A @batsy @JennyM I am craving for some time off with books books books. Work's been sooo hectic. Love to you both, hope all is good there. 💚 2mo
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kspenmoll @Tanisha_A I totally get wanting time off just to read. I have 3 weeks off coming up- want to balance books/projects etc. 2mo
JennyM How are you lovely? Hope work is less hectic 😘😘😘 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Hi love! 🥰😘 It's not but I am taking today and tomorrow off, feels like such a blessing. Spending time reading, and hopefully will paint a bit. Just relaxing. How have you been? 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A that sounds like a well deserved little break. Sorry work is still rubbish. I miss seeing you!!! All good with me. Just never enough time to read 😘 Enjoy your break xxx 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM ❤️ 2mo
Tanisha_A @kspenmoll Beautiful! Enjoy the much needed time off. I just took a 2 day break, and looking forward to a better one soon. 🙂 2mo
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Jealousy: Vintage Minis | Marcel Proust
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Saturday shopping! #bookhaul 📚😀

And there's my very first NYRB. Litsy is to blame. 🤷

sisilia Welcome to the NYRB Classics world 🥰 2mo
batsy Nice 😍 And yup once you go NYRB you don't look back 😁 2mo
TrishB Great choices 👍🏻 2mo
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Tanisha_A @sisilia @batsy Looking forward to that world of books. They are sooooooo good with covers. 😍 2mo
Tanisha_A @TrishB Thanks fellow T! Hope all is well at your end. Saw the match y'day. Congratulations! 🥳 2mo
TrishB It was tense 👍🏻🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 2mo
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Finished reading this sometime back, & i am so happy to have come across this bundle of satisfaction. All hail queen of fiction, Tartt!

Rich characterization, smooth & logical flow of events, brilliant descriptions/analysis of some of the famous works of art by old masters, emotionally gripping, thrilling, beautiful portrayal of relationships, philosophical elements through stories, loved reading it. Looking forward to get my hands on next DT.

Cathythoughts Great review! I loved Secret History, and did start this one & never got too far. Your review makes me want to go back ♥️👍🏻 2mo
charl08 Another fan of this one: completely absorbing. 2mo
CaroPi I also love it. Didn't feel all the pages. (It maybe also because I read it in my Kindle so it didn't look that big 😜) I hope the movie does justice 2mo
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BekaReid Yes, I need to read more Donna Tartt. I've read and loved both this one and The Secret History. 2mo
batsy Beautiful review! For some reason I didn't really gel with this one, which surprised me because I love her other two. Can't wait for her next book 🙂 2mo
sudi Great review 😊👍 2mo
ephemeralwaltz Enjoyed it too!! Can't wait for the movie. 2mo
BiblioLitten That‘s a great review! 2mo
Tanisha_A @Cathythoughts Have heard brilliant things about that one. It's super on my list. Aw, let me know how you like it if you do get back to it sometime. 🥰 2mo
Tanisha_A @charl08 That's the word, absorbing. 2mo
Tanisha_A @CaroPi I am excited and not excited about the movie. Like you said, hope it's just. 2mo
Tanisha_A @BekaReid This was my first. Looking forward to her other works. 2mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Thankee! You all are making me want to pick one of the other two soon. 😁 2mo
Tanisha_A @sudi @BiblioLitten Thank you both! It's such a story. 🙂 @ephemeralwaltz Let's see how the movie turns out. 🤞 2mo
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Man's Search for Meaning | Viktor E Frankl
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Goodies from library. ☺️

sudi Oh, you're lucky to have a library. We had one library close by for many years, but it shut down 😞. Now the only remaining ones are far away and flood during rainy season. 2mo
Tanisha_A @sudi These are from my office library. I can understand, distance is a problem. 2mo
BiblioLitten Purple Hibiscus♥️ Would love to hear your thoughts on that one. 2mo
Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten Just started it this morning. And gosh, it's going to be tough. Her writing puts me right there. 💔 2mo
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My Antonia | Willa Sibert Cather
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Thanks for the tag @readordierachel. 😀 Here are my #top6reads of the year 2019 so far. Special mention to the Great Plains trilogy by Willa Cather (will be reading My Antonia next).

Thanks @Cinfhen for this idea. It has contributed immensely towards making the TBR grow grow grow. 😆

I tag @ju.ca.no, @sudi, and @ephemeralwaltz. Hello! 🙃

Cathythoughts Loved Normal People & Station Eleven ♥️♥️ 3mo
batsy Cather, Woolf, and Rooney 💕 3mo
Centique I loved Moon Tiger and that‘s a wonderful cover 😍 3mo
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erzascarletbookgasm What a great list! 3mo
RestlessFickleBookHoarder I came to Cather late in life but I love her. 3mo
Megabooks Station Eleven is my favorite book of all time!! 3mo
JennyM You have fabulous taste! 👌 3mo
KarenUK Love your picks💕 3mo
BarbaraBB Great choices 💜 3mo
Cinfhen Great picks!!! I almost choose 3mo
Cinfhen And Station Eleven is an all time favorite 3mo
youneverarrived Ohh good picks!! 3mo
LeeRHarry Station Eleven 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
readordierachel I love Station Eleven ❤ And all the rest are on my list! Love your picks!! 2mo
sudi Great picks, Station Eleven and Normal People have been on TBR for so long 😊👍 and thank you for the tag 💕 2mo
UwannaPublishme Great picks! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
Tanisha_A @Cathythoughts Yess, I am so excited for the upcoming series on SE. 👏 2mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Just realized, all of the ones I loved loved are written by women. Also, I wanted to include Milkman. 😁 2mo
Tanisha_A @Centique That cover is gorgeous. Loved the book, so short but so compelling. 2mo
Tanisha_A @erzascarletbookgasm @KarenUK @BarbaraBB @youneverarrived @UwannaPublishme Thanks all, i loved yours too. This was such a difficult yet fun activity! 😁 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM And you too mon amie! ☺️ 2mo
Tanisha_A @Megabooks @Cinfhen @readordierachel @sudi The awesome @LeeRHarry gifted Station Eleven to me, and I cannot be thankful enough. ☺️ 2mo
Tanisha_A @RestlessFickleBookHoarder Sameee, I am soo glad and happy to have found her. 😊 2mo
LeeRHarry @Tanisha_A 💕😊 2mo
Suet624 All great reads!!! 2mo
Tanisha_A @Suet624 😀 So fun! 2mo
ju.ca.no Ah I just noticed that Litsy didn‘t tell me I was tagged here🙈 2mo
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These creatures are my go-to-beings for a sound life advice. *bows*

😀

Cathythoughts 😍very good ! 3mo
Crazeedi 👍❤🙄 3mo
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Tanisha_A @Crazeedi The 3rd emoji, 😂! 3mo
kspenmoll 🤣🤣 3mo
Tanisha_A @kspenmoll I love this comic. Makes my day everytime. 2mo
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Station Eleven: A novel | Emily St. John Mandel
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All the Station Eleven fans, rejoice! 😁

Loved that book!

AmyG Yay! 3mo
Cathythoughts Yay !! From me too 😄 3mo
Tanisha_A @AmyG @Cathythoughts Wohoo! Can't wait! 3mo
readordierachel So excited! 3mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel 🥳 Yay yay yay! 3mo
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My Antonia | Willa Sibert Cather
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I swear to all the amazing books in the world, if @Graywacke hadn't started a buddy read of this trilogy God knows when would I have picked it up, or maybe never?! The first two books have been fantastic reads, and have added richness, happiness, satisfaction to my reading life. You guys, if you want some more beautiful prose and characters in your life, read Cather.

Having said that, happy to be part of My Antonia buddy read. 💓

TrishB More books.....💕 3mo
Cathythoughts I loved My Antonia 👍🏻♥️ 3mo
batsy "Richness, happiness, satisfaction" to our reading life ... Yes! Love Cather. ? 3mo
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Lcsmcat That‘s what makes Litsy so great - we are all exposed to so much more literature! ❤️ 3mo
Graywacke Wow, thanks and yeah, this has been terrific. Thank @catebutler too, who got this started. It‘s a terrific group. @Lcsmcat - yes, great literature, people, it‘s just a fun way to take in these books. 3mo
Tanisha_A @TrishB Hahahah! Just a tiny reason is enough. 😁 3mo
Tanisha_A @Cathythoughts Ooh, can't wait to get started and discuss with y'all here. 🙂 3mo
Tanisha_A @batsy I am sooo glad I read these. 🏜️ 3mo
Tanisha_A @Lcsmcat You said it. 🙌 3mo
Tanisha_A @Graywacke and @catebutler You guys, thank you so so so much. I am in love with these books, something I will re-read. 🎉🥳 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm I missed this trilogy read along. I hope to read them someday, haven‘t read any Cather 🤷‍♀️ 3mo
Graywacke @erzascarletbookgasm If you want to read My Antonia with us, follow #catherbuddyread First discussion is July 7 (a Sunday). 3mo
Tanisha_A @erzascarletbookgasm Hope you get to it sometime! It's sooo good. 🙂 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm Thanks @Graywacke but I‘ll sit out on this. It‘s the last book of the prairie trilogy and I didn‘t read the first two books. 3mo
Graywacke @erzascarletbookgasm Sure, we‘ll just recommend then. 🙂 So you know, it‘s a thematic trilogy. You can read them out it order. 3mo
Tanisha_A @Graywacke And that's what I love the most about this trilogy. There is no order to it. 3mo
readordierachel I need to read her 💚 3mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel Oh yay, you have so much fresh writing waiting to be devoured. You will love her! ❤️ 3mo
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Moon Tiger | Penelope Lively
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"There's nothing like being hitched to one's times in a way one never anticipated to make one think very personally indeed." That's my favourite quote from this book.

Written in just 200 pages, this is a story of relationships, love, loss, grief, yearnings, history (and the importance of telling it right), war and it's consequences. The prose is free flowing and absolutely gorgeous, bet you could read it in one sitting.

JennyM I read the tagged book earlier this year. I think I might need to read this one now 👉 3mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM I think you will like it. 🙂 3mo
CarolynM Such a great book! 3mo
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Tanisha_A @CarolynM So good. I am awed at the brevity of this work. Wonderful! 3mo
Cathythoughts Nice review 👍🏻. I‘ve yet to read it , but I do have it ♥️ 3mo
sudi Great review 😊👍 3mo
Tanisha_A @sudi Thanks Sudi! 🙂 @Cathythoughts Will wait to see how you find it, although I kind of know you'll like it. 🙂 3mo
batsy Nicely put ❤️ I will get to this someday!! 3mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Someday is our best friend. ❤️ 3mo
Nute Nice review, Tanisha! I know the feeling of awe when a reader is greatly impacted by a brief novel. It is the talent and skill of the author. Hoping to read this soon! 3mo
Tanisha_A @Nute Thank you! It's really good. ☺️ 3mo
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Purple Hibiscus: A Novel | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Hello, want to share today's work with y'all! Hope everyone had/is having a good Sunday! 🌺❤️

sudi Lovely 💜 3mo
StayCurious Very nice 🌺 3mo
LeahBergen Pretty! 3mo
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Izai.Amorim Very beautiful 👍 3mo
Velvetfur That's lovely! Well done you 👏😊 3mo
Eggs Beautiful 🤗 3mo
cobwebmoth Very pretty! 3mo
batsy I love it 😍 3mo
UwannaPublishme Beautiful! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3mo
BiblioLitten ♥️😍 3mo
Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten Thanks Archie! ❤️ 3mo
readordierachel Beautiful ❤ 3mo
TrishB Lovely 💜 3mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel @TrishB Thank you lovely ladies! ❤️ 3mo
Avanders This is beautiful — I love the colors you‘ve chosen!! 😍 3mo
kspenmoll Gorgeous- love your color choices! 3mo
Tanisha_A @Avanders @kspenmoll Thank you mesdames! 💜 3mo
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Moon Tiger | Penelope Lively
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Fiction can seem more enduring than reality. Pierre on the field of battle, the Bennet girls at their sewing, Tess on the threshing machine — all these are nailed down for ever, on the page and in a million heads.

After a terrible week at work, feels so good to be back here! 🙂

JennyM Lovely to have you back, T. Hope you have a relaxing day planned 😘 3mo
Velvetfur I'm sorry to hear you had a terrible week at work, I send you a hug - 🤗 - and I hope you have a lovely relaxing day x 3mo
TrishB Hope work improves ❤️ 3mo
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Tonton 💐🌟 3mo
sudi Sorry to hear about the terrible week at work, hope it gets better 💕💕 3mo
CarolynM Hope things are better in the coming week. I loved Moon Tiger - are you enjoying it? 3mo
Aimeesue Moon Tiger! ❤️🐅❤️ 3mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Thanks Jen! It was a day full of sleeping and reading. Good day indeed! Hope you are having a lovely Sunday! 😘 3mo
Tanisha_A @Velvetfur Thank you! Yes, having a much needed Sunday! Hope you are having a good weekend! 🥰 3mo
Tanisha_A @TrishB Yesss, that would be awesome. 💚 3mo
Tanisha_A @Tonton Thank you! ☺️ 3mo
Tanisha_A @sudi Thanks Sudi! 💛 Did you have a rain filled weekend? 3mo
Tanisha_A @CarolynM Thank you! I have read just 30 pages so far, and yes, I am loving the style. Even though it moves back and forth in time, it's not confusing. Beautiful prose, can't wait to see where it goes further. 3mo
Tanisha_A @Aimeesue Looking forward to read further. I have seen the love for this book! ☺️ 3mo
batsy I hope your work situation improves ❤️ Peace and well wishes for the new week! 🌻🌈 3mo
mabell I hope you have a better week! ❤️ 3mo
Velvetfur @Tanisha_A Good to hear 😊 I'm having a good reading day today, thanks, as the weather is truly awful (lots of rain and strong wind) so I refuse to go out! 3mo
RaimeyGallant Great quote! 3mo
sudi @Tanisha_A more like moody rain, it'll rain for an hour and then it's back to hot and humid 🙄 3mo
Tanisha_A @batsy @mabell Thank you my lovelies! 🥰 3mo
Tanisha_A @RaimeyGallant This book is full of great statements! 3mo
readordierachel Hope this week is better 💕💕 3mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel Thanks love! Hope you are having a good week too. 💞 3mo
BiblioLitten Trust books to make things better! Hugs💕 3mo
ephemeralwaltz I hope work gets better! In any case it's almost the weekend 🎉🎉☀️☀️ 3mo
Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten Yessss, the bestest ever! 3mo
Tanisha_A @ephemeralwaltz Claraaaaaa! Thank youuuu! 🌻 3mo
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Painted this for the love of TKaM! 🙂

TrishB That‘s lovely ❤️ 3mo
readordierachel Beautiful 😍 You're so talented 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm Love it! 👍👏 3mo
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cobwebmoth So pretty! 3mo
monkeygirlsmama Beautiful 3mo
BiblioLitten Oh that‘s like a ray of sunshine!! 💛💛😍 3mo
StayCurious Wow I thought that was just like a gorgeous edition you found. Good job! 3mo
youneverarrived That‘s lovely 💛 3mo
batsy That's so beautiful! Your talent has me like 🥰 3mo
JennyM So beautiful. You have talent 😘♥️😘 3mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful work ♥️. I love this 3mo
ephemeralwaltz Beautiful!! 3mo
minkyb ❣️❣️❣️ 3mo
Nute That is lovely! So nice to look at.💛 3mo
Tanisha_A @Nute Thank you so much! 🥰 3mo
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Giovanni's Room | James Baldwin
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Never read Baldwin. This is going to be my first one. #Bookmail

Cathythoughts Looks beautiful 3mo
Theaelizabet Love him. Enjoy. 3mo
JennyM Hope you enjoy. Pretty cover 🍁 3mo
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Blaire It is a wonderful book! 3mo
readordierachel That cover 😍 Enjoy! 3mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM @readordierachel That cover is just so beautiful. I am loving showing it off. 🥰 3mo
Tanisha_A @Cathythoughts Nature in real or on paper, just gorgeous everywhere! 😍 3mo
Tanisha_A @Theaelizabet @Blaire I feel privileged, and excited. It's such a thrill when you read an author for the first time. 🎉 3mo
ephemeralwaltz Whoohoo! The thrill is real. I read my first Baldwin just over a week ago. 3mo
Tanisha_A @ephemeralwaltz Ooh, that's on my list too. 😆 2mo
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I Capture the Castle | Dodie Smith
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Lots of castle titles on my list, i especially want to read - 1. I Capture the Castle by Smith 2. We have always lived in the Castle by Jackson 3. The Blue Castle by Montgomery

#CastleontheHill Love this song!
#WanderingJune
@Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

📷: Chateau De Chillon, Switzerland, from Euro trip in 2018

Nerdfins I read I Capture the Castle after being drawn by the pretty hardcover I found at Barnes and Noble. Great book! 3mo
CaroPi I really like the Gothic atmosphere of 3mo
batsy All of these castle books are so good! 💜🏰 3mo
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StayCurious Great picture! 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So beautiful 💗💗 3mo
readordierachel Lovely picture! I really want to read I Capture the Castle as well! 3mo
KarenUK Read the first two, and LOVED both! 💕 3mo
Tanisha_A @KarenUK I have heard only nice things! Looking forward. 😀 3mo
Tanisha_A Thanks @readordierachel! 😀 @ephemeralwaltz and I plan to do a buddy read of that one. Should we do it in July sometime? 3mo
Tanisha_A @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @StayCurious Thank you! It's beautiful! 3mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Yesss, I need a good read-a-cation. 😆 3mo
Tanisha_A @CaroPi Yep, that's what entices me to it. 😀 3mo
Tanisha_A @Nerdfins Ooh, that's a keeper I think! I am so reading this book soon. 3mo
ephemeralwaltz @Tanisha_A that would be great! Whatever works! Do you feel like joining along @readordierachel ? 3mo
readordierachel @ephemeralwaltz @Tanisha_A Yes! That would be great! 3mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel Awesome then! Let's start in July 1st week or so, i'll post a schedule for us. 😀 3mo
Tanisha_A @ephemeralwaltz 🖕 Hope that works! 3mo
ephemeralwaltz Thank you yess!!! 3mo
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This week's cover, titled "Bedtime Stories". ?

Ring a bell?

DivineDiana Yes, it does! 😀 3mo
StayCurious I have stacks of books on my side of the bed - I literally trip if I have to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night! 3mo
CarolynM Looks like my house😂 3mo
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batsy 😆 3mo
sisilia 😅🤣 3mo
kspenmoll Wonderful!!!! 3mo
Theaelizabet 😉🤣 3mo
JennyM You‘ve been to my house I see 😆😆😆 3mo
LeahBergen 😆😆 3mo
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The Good Earth | Pearl S. Bck
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Penned by a #ChinaGirl, this classic (part of a trilogy) has been on my TBR for ages now. Will I get to it this year? We shall see. 😶

#WanderingJune
@BarbaraBB @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Loved this book!!!! 3mo
BarbaraBB Is Pearl Buck China? 3mo
Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB Nationality-wise she is American. But she spent a considerable time of her life in China, and later wrote a lot about Chinese lives. She infact has a Chinese name as well. 3mo
Tanisha_A @Cinfhen Ah! That's good to know. I will get to it at some point. 😉 3mo
BarbaraBB Interesting! 3mo
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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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Hogwarts, one of my happy #imaginaryplaces which has - grown my imagination far and wide, given me friends for life, and is a haven which i can slip into whenever i wish.

HP ❤️

#WanderingJune
@Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

Cathythoughts Brilliant pic ✨ 4mo
BarbaraBB Of course! Well played! 4mo
Cinfhen Great image 🙌🏻 4mo
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Mr. Murakami is #BiginJapan and at other places too, and i have loved reading his prose. Tagged is next on my list.

📷: I don't understand a word of that, but I guess that's 'The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle'. 😆 #WanderingJune

@BarbaraBB @Cinfhen Thank you ladies for curating these prompts! 🥰

Melissa_J I just posted about Murakami, too 😊 4mo
Tanisha_A @Melissa_J Murakami minds think alike! 😁 4mo
Tamra It‘s such an awesome novel! 4mo
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BarbaraBB My favorite Murakami! 4mo
Cinfhen So much love for this book!!! But I‘m not sure I have the head for Murakami 4mo
Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB @Tamra That quick review is making me so eager now. 😀 4mo
Tanisha_A @Cinfhen Haha! Can understand that. 4mo
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The Song of the Lark | Willa Cather
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Work has been hindering a lot with my reading, ugh! Caught up on #catherbuddyread late last night. I am loving the whole new phase in Thea's life. She is out by herself, tired–learning, thinking, working–but determined. And, how her talent(s) have evoked her tutor's personality. It's been lovely seeing this young girl's arc from a child to the person she is becoming.

@Graywacke

JennyM Boo to work! Hope you can sneak in some reading this weekend 😘😘😘 4mo
batsy I hope you get some much needed downtime this weekend! And yes to all you said about Thea! 4mo
Lcsmcat I hate when work does that! 4mo
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Graywacke Wishing you a break, but glad you‘re able to sneak in some reading time. I‘m wondering what Thea is becoming. 4mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Yes lovely, this weekend is being cathartic. I came to my hometown- now spending time with my parents, reading, painting a bit. Hope you are having an awesome weekend! 💜 4mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Yes love, i am glad I decided to squeeze a trip to my hometown (so hot though 😥). I am very curious as to what's going to happen further! It's going so fast in this book! Hope you are having a booklicious weekend! 🧡 4mo
Tanisha_A @Lcsmcat My project is so hectic right now. Reading feels like a luxury and not a routine right now. Ugh! 4mo
Tanisha_A @Graywacke Thanks Dan! ❤️ I wonder the same. I am at the part where she has started taking lessons from Bowers. Can't wait to read further! Also, that scene between Harsanyi and her, the dialogue exchange where he tries to convince her to learn to sing, was very emotional for me. 4mo
Graywacke @Tanisha_A curious what got you in that conversation. For me, it reminded me how much other people are controlling her life - even as they try to help. I want to see her take control. But she‘s so young... 4mo
Tanisha_A @Graywacke The fact that she didn't want to leave him and his sadness too at letting her go, both of them motivate something in each other, and that there would be no more of it. But, i am now at the Ottenburg, Nathanmeyer part and i see what you say about other people being the puppeteers of her life. She is losing her own self day by day, and it's making me sad and angry at the same time. 4mo
Graywacke @Tanisha_A it‘s part of her path, I guess. She‘s quite a character 4mo
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If anyone is looking for tips on 1. Being cool 2. Not being cool. 😁

sudi 😂 4mo
Tanisha_A @sudi 😅 4mo
readordierachel Ha! I've already got not being cool on lockdown 😆 4mo
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Cathythoughts 😂the little pet 4mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel And that's how we be cool! 😁 4mo
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The Song of the Lark | Willa Cather
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Love the fierceness with which she speaks her mind. Thea! ❤️

Still catching up. #catherbuddyread @Graywacke

Graywacke The 🍿 looks good. 🙂 4mo
Tanisha_A @Graywacke Good book and good popcorn is good life! 😁 4mo
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Elephant Song | Wilbur Smith
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Hi lovelies! You guys, and family, and other friends have encouraged me to paint more. I have created an Instagram account, paintboxescapades, to share the happiness offered by colours with a larger community and learn more. I would love to follow you all. Let me know your username and i'll say hi! 🙂

Cathythoughts Lovely painting! I will look you up on Instagram 👍🏻😘 4mo
AmyG How cute. I just followed you. ❤️ 4mo
Traci1 That's adorable! 4mo
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rohit-sawant Love this! 💙 🙌🏼 4mo
batsy Adorable! I'm going to follow you ❤️ 4mo
BiblioLitten That‘s so cute! 😍 4mo
readordierachel How wonderful! Following now! 💕 4mo
LeahBergen So cute! 4mo
minkyb Sweet. I do not instagram...so don't forget your litsy peeps! 😁 (edited) 4mo
Tanisha_A @minkyb Never ever! 💕 4mo
Tanisha_A @Traci1 @rohit-sawant @BiblioLitten Thank you lovelies! ❤️ 4mo
sudi Cute 💖. I'll follow on you Instagram 4mo
Tanisha_A @sudi 💛💜 4mo
ju.ca.no I‘m ju.ca.no as well and I would love to see more lovely paintings of yours😍 so I‘m definitely going to follow you (edited) 3mo
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Moon Tiger | Penelope Lively
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There's plenty to read right now, but I couldn't resist going to the library. 🙃

akckitty I'm a sucker for the library too 😉 4mo
Tanisha_A @akckitty Heaven on Earth! ☺️ 4mo
readordierachel Can't wait to hear what you think of this! It's sitting on my shelf right now. 4mo
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JennyM It‘s a problem I know all too well! #librarylove 4mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel I am looking forward to it. 🙂 4mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Hahaha, you know the best Ms. Library. 💙 4mo
CarolynM Love that book. Hope you're enjoying it🙂 4mo
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The Song of the Lark | Willa Cather
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"Mrs. Kohler was always getting by mail packages of seeds from Freeport and from the old country. Then the flowers! There were big sunflowers for the canary bird, tiger lilies and phlox and zinnias and lady's slippers and portulaca and hollyhocks,–giant hollyhocks."

Cather's beautiful prose on nature inspired me to paint this. It was a good Sunday!

#catherbuddyread @Graywacke

batsy Beautiful 😍 4mo
Oryx Lovely! 4mo
lover.of.the.classics It‘s BEAUTIFUL!!! I love the colors! 4mo
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Tamra Love it! 4mo
Graywacke Beautiful! And love the it was inspired by your reading. 4mo
Trashcanman That's lovely, truly lovely. 4mo
ephemeralwaltz 😍😍 4mo
sudi 😍 4mo
rohit-sawant How wonderful! 4mo
Mdargusch Lovely! 4mo
merelybookish So pretty!! 4mo
LeahBergen How pretty! 4mo
JennyM You have talent my friend. Beautiful ♥️ 4mo
readordierachel That is so lovely! 😍 4mo
Lcsmcat Wow! Pretty! 4mo
minkyb 😍 😍 😍 4mo
Tanisha_A @Graywacke Yes, I love that too. I have made a note of that to reminisce later in life. 🙂 4mo
Centique That‘s BEAUTIFUL 😍 4mo
catebutler This is beautiful! I love how this book inspired you! 4mo
Tanisha_A @Centique Thank you, Paula! 💌 4mo
Tanisha_A @catebutler Thanks Cate. 💕 I am loving this book, think i want to read everything Cather has written. 4mo
BiblioLitten The colours are so pretty! 🤩 4mo
UwannaPublishme Simply gorgeous! 😍 4mo
Tanisha_A @BiblioLitten @UwannaPublishme Thank you ladies! 💕 4mo
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The Song of the Lark | Willa Cather
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"And it was Summer, beautiful Summer!". Those were the closing words of Thea's favourite fairy tale, and she thought of them as she ran out into the world one Saturday morning in May, her music book under her arm. She was going to the Kohlers' to take her lesson, but she was in no hurry.

On a fine Saturday evening in May, I start reading my second Cather. Happiness!

#catherbuddyread @Graywacke

Graywacke Lovely lines to start your day. 4mo
Tanisha_A @Graywacke I am absolutely loving this one too. Sending so much love to Willa! 4mo
Lcsmcat I loved that scene. Cather‘s language is deceptively simple, but puts the reader right there. 4mo
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Tanisha_A @Lcsmcat You said it. Very tangible descriptions! 4mo
batsy 4mo
LeahBergen I really, REALLY need to get to Cather soon! 4mo
LeahBergen I just watched this lovely Booktube video about Willa Cather yesterday (posted by Shawn the Book Maniac @shawnmooney ). Check it out. 😃 https://youtu.be/4Z0faNHuQTI 4mo
shawnmooney Wasn‘t Chris WONDERFUL ? 4mo
Tanisha_A @LeahBergen Aha! I will definitely check it out. Love Cather! 4mo
Tanisha_A @LeahBergen Thankee! 🎈💚 4mo
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