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Texreader

Joined June 2016

Gal from San Antonio, Texas. I love historical fiction set around the world, or a good thriller action adventure mystery.
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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter
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A Dangerous Collaboration by Deanna Raybourn
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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
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I‘ve finished 16 of 26 letters for #LitsyAtoZ not counting the letters for which I‘ve read multiple books. I‘ve completed all the letters on the first page of my index! Ten books to go! I‘ve never been this far ahead. So glad I‘m doing the #nonfiction2019 challenge too. I‘ve a long way to go on that one.

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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography | Humphrey Carpenter
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Tolkien‘s first story about a dragon. Can anyone explain why it isn‘t “a green great dragon”, but had to be “a great green dragon”?

umbrellagirl That quote comes from a book called The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase. Adjectives, writes the author, professional stickler Mark Forsyth, “absolutely have to be in this order: opinion-size-age-shape-colour-origin-material-purpose Noun. So you can have a lovely little old rectangular green French silver whittling knife. But if you mess with that order in the slightest you‘ll sound like a maniac.” 6h
Texreader @umbrellagirl Oh this is fantastic and hilarious! Love it! Thank you! 6h
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umbrellagirl @Texreader you are most welcome! It‘s true though, we do it without really thinking about it. 5h
mrsmarch @umbrellagirl My only problem with this example is “green French silver.” What is green French silver? Should it be “green-handled”? A lovely little old rectangular green-handled French silver knife? 3h
Soubhiville I love this too @umbrellagirl ! It‘s so interesting that there is an order to adjectives, and many of us kind of instinctively know it by the time we‘re adults. Like you just say “little old German man” and not “old German little man” without having to even think about it. I think that‘s cool. 2h
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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography | Humphrey Carpenter
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Tolkien‘s favorite childhood book, tagged in the comments below.

“But most of all he found delight in the Fairy Books of Andrew Lang, especially the Red Fairy Book, for tucked away in its closing pages was the best story he had ever read. This was the tale of Sigurd who slew the dragon Fafnir: a strange and powerful tale set in the nameless North.”

He disliked Hans Anderson‘s fairy tales and Treasure Island proffering “Red Indian” stories.

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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography | Humphrey Carpenter
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Since I bailed on my last ebook, this is up next! #letterj for #litsyatoz and I believe it will be something uplifting for #nonfiction2019

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Bailedbailed

Bail! Folks, run, don‘t walk from this one. See my previous posts for full details.

GingerAntics 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 19h
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I found another x book for #litsyatoz if anyone needs one; it‘s helpfully an ebook. But it has a pretty low score here on Litsy so I‘ll stick with the two I found at a used bookstore last week (tagged below). #letterx

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Bad editing? Catherine just saw Richard in the previous chapter; now she doesn‘t recognize him, but then this section ends noting she had met him 3 times! 🤔

“Catherine, returning from the kitchens, saw a man she did not recognise unloading a cart drawn by a tired, dusty-looking horse....Red-faced, composure shattered, Catherine fled the stables in a flurry of skirts. She had met him three times and he had reduced her to tears on two of them.”

Owlizabeth 🤔 22h
GingerAntics Oh for the 20h
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Into the Wild | Jon Krakauer
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How I spent the first day of the three-day holiday: pedicure and a book. Not a bad afternoon at all.

AshleyHoss820 I love that book! And that‘s an afternoon well spent! 😊 2d
gradcat Wow! Check out my post just after yours...we must be thinking on the same wavelength today! 2d
Texreader @gradcat That is quite the coincidence...even the photo! 2d
Texreader @AshleyHoss820 Right? Thank you! 1d
gradcat I know, right?! Great minds...♥️ 21h
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This “flowery” language over every darned detail is making this a lengthy, wordy, boring read. The “house‘s welcome embrace”...are you kidding me? A wife is described as “colorful, careless, and expensive.” And “skipping”! Ugh. A little is fine; a lot is annoying. Btw, this is 1500s England: which I picture a lot less romantically than this author does. And practically nothing has happened 25% into this looong book. Will I bail? Jury‘s out.

Smrloomis Hmmm, I‘m just confused. How can a wife be expensive? Why would she skip? 🤨 2d
GingerAntics That paragraph was about enough for me. Ugh. 2d
Texreader @Smrloomis @GingerAntics These crazy over-the-top (and often nonsensical) descriptions are continuous through this book. Thinking she was paid by the word. 1d
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GingerAntics 🤣😂🤣 I thought this is the precise reason they did away with that pay scheme. I can‘t stand books like that. I always want to yell at the book, “Just get on with it, would ya!” 1d
Texreader @GingerAntics I‘ve got to find another q book. This one‘s killing me! 1d
Texreader @GingerAntics Btw, do you ever sleep? 🤣 1d
Smrloomis @GingerAntics @Texreader 😂 no doubt. Ugh! 1d
GingerAntics I finally did sleep about 5. Not a fan. 19h
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Z for Zachariah | Robert C. O'Brien
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Just received #bookmail. My z book for #litsyatoz thanks to a good recommendation from @Bookzombie

Bookzombie Yay, I hope you enjoy it! It might interest your kids, too. 🙂
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About clerking after law school: “Sprinkled on top of these factors is the reality that you work closely with these judges. And no one wants to waste a year getting berated by an asshole in black robes.” I relate in so many ways to the author of this book having been the poor kid in a large public university, then a pretty decent law school, and a clerkship. I just managed my way through never really knowing the secrets to success.

GingerAntics Wow. I‘m so glad I didn‘t take the law route. I seriously considered it but in the end decided I wasn‘t competitive enough, in the right ways, to hack it. 5d
Texreader @GingerAntics In my law school class, folks were hugely competitive. I was so fortunate to have gone to work 7 years before going back to law school, so I had a lot of grounding and maturity that made that part of going to law school much less stressful for me. Not to say it wasn‘t very very hard! 2d
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XPD | Len Deighton
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Book buys today! I hope you notice I got two “x” books so I‘m covered this year and next for #litsyatoz

Pamwurtzler Nice! I‘ll have to check out 5d
Texreader @Pamwurtzler It looks pretty good. My husband said he‘s read the author in the past so signs are good. I loved that I just happened upon another x book! 4d
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Redbird | Patrick Fort
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I found a used bookstore in Victoria, Texas boasting more than 45,000 books! Loved it and its exchange policy! I took in five books and got $10 credit off my purchase of four books (which were already half off). This makes it so much nicer to endure the long drives here for work (plus the audiobooks I listen to along the way).

GingerAntics That is some awesome incentive. 5d
cathysaid Truth. Audiobooks help me get through my ridiculous commute in Atlanta. And by ridiculous I mean only TEN MILES that take 45 minutes. 🙄 However, I‘ve found I need books that don‘t need careful focus. You? 5d
Kammbia1 I'm in San Antonio. I will have to make the drive to Victoria to check out this bookstore!. 5d
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Bookzombie I hope you aren't having to make this trip daily. Even with all that lovely audiobook time, it would be exhausting. ♥ 5d
Texreader @Bookzombie That would be bad! Right now I‘m averaging once a week but that should decrease 4d
Texreader @GingerAntics Apparently I got even more credit but since I handed them my books when I went to pay, they said they‘d credit me the remainder for next time. Whoa! More than $2 a book incentive!! 4d
Texreader @cathysaid If I really get into the audiobook then I get very focused. If I‘m not focused I know it‘s not a great audiobook for me. I couldn‘t deal with that kind of commute without audiobooks!! 4d
Texreader @Kammbia1 I‘m in San Antonio too! I‘d go down there if you have other reasons to go, or at least pass through there to the coast for example! If you go, take a bunch of books to trade in! 4d
GingerAntics Wow. This sounds like the greatest book store ever!!! 3d
Kammbia1 @Texreader Will do! 18h
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A Dangerous Collaboration | Deanna Raybourn
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Next Audible book for a long drive for a client meeting tomorrow. I‘ve really enjoyed this series and have listened to them all on Audible. So it was a good time to finally get to listen to book 4. I‘m very excited to catch up with the characters again!

rretzler It‘s a good one! 5d
Texreader @rretzler Yay! I enjoy these books a lot 4d
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This looks so good. Anyone read it or heard of it? Trying to decide whether to buy it for $2.

ReadingOver50 You can‘t go wrong for $2 6d
Melissa_J You can never go wrong with Farley Mowat 😊 He‘s a Canadian icon. 6d
Texreader @Melissa_J @ReadingOver50 I caved and bought it. Litsy peer pressure... 🤣 6d
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Bailedbailed

8 minutes to go in episode 1, and I can‘t take anymore. It doesn‘t matter how badly I need an x book for #litsyatoz. This is unbearable. Done. Bail.

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Into the Wild | Jon Krakauer
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Bookstore run for my daughter‘s 11th grade reading (tagged book), which I talked her into letting me read first. The rest were my own impulse buys.

heikemarie Ah yes, I remember reading this in high school! 1w
Texreader @heikemarie This book was written past my time in high school. But I‘m curious why it was chosen for high school students. I also don‘t recall reading anything like it. 1w
heikemarie @Texreader I think it‘s a great example of narrative nonfiction, which HS students should be familiar with. It also speaks to the innate drama in many high schoolers - giving up everything and striking out alone and all that. I didn‘t particularly love it, but it was a nice change of pace from all the dead white dudes we had to read - at least this white dude author was still alive. 7d
Texreader @heikemarie Your comment cracked me up!! 6d
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And up next: I may be from Texas but I‘m from Scots-Irish stock on my dad‘s side and having read the intro, I fear the similarities. But having parents with an entrepreneurial streak who gave me a brutal work ethic I hope my story (I‘m, too, the first to college, then law school) diverges significantly from the author‘s. We‘ll see...

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I think I understand the low Litsy score, though no one says so: the acknowledgement. The author is a Fox News host. He cites as inspiration anti-hero Roger Ailes! I‘ve never watched Fox but I know who HE is. But I won‘t throw the baby out with the bath water. The book is still an excellent introduction to the topic, well researched from original sources and written. I‘ve met many a real hero in this book. Recommended, but skip the credits.

suvata I really liked that book too. Very interesting. 1w
Texreader @suvata I know! Very interesting about very serious scary stuff going on at the time but that has been so overshadowed by everything else that was going on at the time. 6d
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This is a great quick read I should finish today or at least this weekend. I was a history major and the Barbary Wars were unknown to me. I am enjoying the stories and writing style. I‘m astonished at the “low” score here on Litsy but it seems several were looking for textbook depth, which you won‘t find here and certainly not what I‘m looking for. This is a perfect introduction to the topic.

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Just started this because I need an x book for #litsyatoz. Never watched the show and not sure how I feel about the first story, at least. I can say for sure that the Audible originals are extraordinarily well-produced.

GingerAntics I grew up with a girl who was OBSESSED with this series. 1w
Texreader @GingerAntics It seemed to be such a big deal during its day. I just couldn‘t get into it 1w
GingerAntics Me either. I think we all tried because she was so passionate about it, but we didn‘t get it. While we were watching Dawson‘s Creek, she was watching x-files. 1w
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I‘m needing a Q book for #litsyatoz so this freebie from Amazon is up next. Pretty decent read three chapters in.

GingerAntics Looks interesting. I look forward to your review. 1w
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Emma | Jane Austen
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This exclusive audiobook is amazing; no contrived voices by one narrator because actors play the parts. Includes music and sound effects. The writing is, of course, well done. But let me say: this is not my genre. Facts in the story irritate me to no end—is it really true that women of a certain class at a certain time in history had nothing better to do than worry about romantic pairings? 🤔 Women: get a life! My apologies to Austen fans. 😶

Merethebookgal I‘m actually re-reading this via a different version of this audiobook right now! It‘s definitely not my favorite Austen, but it‘s fun! I do appreciate the satirical nature of Austen for writing over-the-top characters, but I‘m not quite halfway through with 9.5 more hours to go and I can‘t for the life of me remember what else could possibly happen to take up so much time 😅 2w
Texreader @Merethebookgal The Audible version must be annotated because it‘s only 8 hours 20 minutes. I really couldn‘t have handled much more. 2w
Merethebookgal @Texreader Yeah, this unabridged version is 17 hours 😳😑 2w
Texreader @Merethebookgal So I didn‘t know mine was abridged, so I realize now that I have a limited view of the book: surely there is more going on than matchmaking! 2w
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Bookbub alerted me to two free historical fiction Kindle books. Here‘s the second one.

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BookBub alerted me to two free historical fiction Kindle books. Here‘s the first one.

julesG Now you know why it was for free 1d
Texreader @julesG ha!! Yes! 1d
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I read a fair amount tonight from this one. It‘s a very fast easy read and I‘m learning about the Barbary Wars and our new country‘s first Navy, of which I knew nothing. I‘m learning about the founding of the Marines, the whys of a part of the Marine uniform, and the basis for some of the words from the Marine Hymn:

From the Halls of Montezuma
To the shores of Tripoli; ...

And I‘m learning more about my favorite president.

Crazeedi I've heard this is a good book 2w
Texreader @Crazeedi It‘s really good so far. 2w
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A reminder that the violence against women portrayed in this book is very real; this murder was just this weekend. 😥

TrishB 😢😢 2w
Weaponxgirl 😢😢 journalists are living in scary times atm esp women 2w
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The Cranberries | Mick Carran
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Such a lovely Mother‘s Day today! These were gifts from my fam. The top one is an acoustic remake of many of their songs with an orchestra and is gorgeous. Maybe better than original songs. The second was recorded before Dolores O‘Riordan died so I‘ll have to listen to it in private. Sob.

nu-bibliophile 😯💟❣ 2w
robinb Very nice! 2w
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Next up: a purchase in March while in the Denver airport.

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Daughter and I went around to three of the Little Free Libraries in our neighborhood (a huge walk for me; I‘ll be sore tomorrow). One was almost empty, one was empty, and one had a handful of Bibles. So no luck today. Instead here‘s a photo of the prettiest flowers we passed. We shall reward ourselves shortly with a trip for frozen yogurt.

mdm139 Cute, they look like peppermints 2w
Texreader @mdm139 I know! I‘d never seen any like that before! 2w
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Apothecary's Curse | Barbara Barnett
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Just finished this one on this lazy Mother‘s Day. Don‘t know why it took me so long. It‘s really good. Review to come.

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Just added to my nonfiction library for #nonfiction2019.

Lcsmcat I enjoyed this one. It‘s very readable. 2w
Texreader @Lcsmcat Great! That‘s good to hear. 2w
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I‘m learning so much about Sweden of which I had no idea: eg, what the author calls “benign totalitarianism” for much of the 20th century (see quote above), its “neutrality” in WWII vastly benefitted the Nazis, and forced sterilization of 60,000 women for a huge chunk of the same century to protect its “relatively unspoiled race.” Whoa!

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On to Sweden and its open immigration policies: “‘It is economic suicide not to integrate immigrants and not to invite people from elsewhere to come and work here. The Swedish economy is booming. People have moved around throughout human history. With some patience, and stable economic circumstances, it works...‘”

julesG 👏👏👏 2w
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I finished this book sometime ago but have been struggling with how to write my review. I wasn‘t happy with the ending (I wanted to know more about what happened next I think?), but I also think it ended precisely where it should have. An incredibly well written book and an important story for everyone to read about how women in parts of the world are still treated. The audio was beautifully made. But, alas, the ending left me flat. 👇🏻

Texreader Maybe another reason it left me flat: I‘ve no doubt, but I‘m so saddened, about how women can hurt one another so badly. I‘ve had a few in my life and it‘s a devastating truth that rather than giving support in what are already trying times, some women can only make things worse for other women. This book emphasized this sad truth. 2w
CouronneDhiver I really love Hashimi‘s books ... so good! 2w
Texreader @CouronneDhiver Good to know. I‘ll definitely read more. Her writing was so good. 2w
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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography | Humphrey Carpenter
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I‘ve been seeing this one reviewed a lot here on Litsy. Kindle version is on sale today for $2.99.

Emily92Bibliophile Just bought! Thank you 🙏🏻 💚🧙🏻‍♂️🧝🏽‍♂️🐉🍁 2w
Texreader @Emily92Bibliophile Me too! You‘re welcome 2w
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❤️ when a client orders you tea from Scotland! I‘ve just returned from meetings with a client in south Texas and a person on the client‘s leadership team learned I like black tea and ordered this for me. When I opened it the smell transported me to heaven. Now for a cuppa and a good book! 🤗

Eyelit How nice!! 2w
GingerAntics 💙💙💙 you are living the life. 2w
LeahBergen Lovely! ❤️ 2w
Texreader @Eyelit @GingerAntics @LeahBergen It is amazing when you realize someone has thought so much of you to do something so thoughtful. I am so touched! And the tea is delicious and should last us a good long time! So I have the pleasure of remembering this gesture for some time! (Is it obvious this is a rare occurrence for me?) 2w
GingerAntics That definitely took some thought. It was very sweet. 2w
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“Finland has in terms of its labor market is that it is arguably the most gender-equal society in the world.”

tournevis Sounds like Acadians to me! 😁 2w
GingerAntics Wow. That‘s impressive. It‘s out of necessity to some extent, obviously, but still. The whole “a man wouldn‘t do anything without talking to his wife first” is awesome!!! 2w
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So excited to be here to recognize my son‘s high score on the SAT!

BookishMarginalia Congratulations! 3w
Texreader @BookishMarginalia Thank you!!! I‘m a fortunate mom. 2w
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Another joke, courtesy of the Finns.

GingerAntics 🤣😂🤣 3w
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More on the Finns... Love this joke about Americans; we are a wickedly friendly bunch (especially those of us from Texas). And as for Helsinki, my beautiful and wonderful sister-in-law (married to my husband‘s Norwegian brother) is from Helsinki. I haven‘t been there, but if she is representative it is a marvelous place.

GingerAntics Are Americans really the only people who smile at strangers? Really? I feel like Americans do this less and less. 3w
Texreader @GingerAntics In my international travels, I‘d say yes. It‘s hard to find anyone smiling unless they‘re from here. But I may just be a goofy grinning fool and proud of it. My daughter points out when we‘re in another state, the Texans tend to find each other in that Texas Friendly way. It drives her crazy (she takes after her Nordic dad). 3w
GingerAntics Not such a fan of talking to random people? lol 3w
Mitch I‘m in Finland at the moment doing a project based on the Global Happiness Report which marks Finland the no 1 happiest place to be in 2019. I only arrived today so haven‘t formed an impression yet! 👍🏼 3w
Texreader @Mitch Oh we are so fortunate to get a firsthand account!! Looking forward to it! 3w
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The author went relatively light on Norway (from reading Norwegian writers and my own experiences, he really did go light), and now promises to be even kinder to the Finns. This after Denmark (the author‘s present home) and Iceland received scathing reviews. What he writes sounds accurate. But maybe not all of it, omitting both good and bad. He saves Sweden for last. I assume he will say only all great things if the trend continues.

Kalalalatja First of all, I haven‘t read this, but now I kinda want to. As a Dane, I get what he means about the glorification of the Scandi countries. We have problems just like everybody else. But I‘m interested to read why he is so hard on Denmark, and what it is about the other countries that might be “better”. 3w
Texreader @Kalalalatja You really should read it as I would definitely like to hear whether his remarks about Denmark are justified. 3w
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Emma | Jane Austen
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I had bailed shortly into this when I first got it, but started it again today. Not my genre and Emma the main character is driving me nuts! But the audio quality is top notch: look at the talent of the “cast.” I liked the movie Pride and Prejudice, so I‘m sticking this one out come what may. Perhaps I‘ll be surprised.

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An accurate description of Norway. This from a chapter on immigrants in Norway.

MidnightBookGirl Norway sounds amazing! 3w
MidnightBookGirl Norway sounds amazing! 3w
ReadingSusan Too bad the first part is so bad because the second part sounds glorious 🤣 3w
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GingerAntics And if I‘m cool with those things I can just pack my bags? 3w
Texreader @MidnightBookGirl @ReadingSusan @GingerAntics For those three months out of the year it‘s not freezing and dark it‘s a downright beautiful place. But I struggle with a lot of things when I‘m there: it is frightfully expensive and seeing real life issues from living in a controlled economy (eg, my MIL‘s health issues exacerbated as she waited years for her “free” health care) I know I couldn‘t live there and remain sane. 3w
MidnightBookGirl @Texreader It's good (well, maybe good isn't the right word?) to know the pros and cons of living somewhere. Every time I read a book or watch a movie set in Norway or Iceland or Ireland, I always think it'd be nice to live there... but then I look up how hard it is to actually move to another country and I realize that my job as a bookseller is not so much in demand that I'm necessary to another country's economy... lol. 3w
GingerAntics Yeah, that could drive a person nuts. 3w
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The Potter's Field | Ellis Peters
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These Kindle sales are killing me. I just bought this one for $1.99. I‘ve been anxious to read Cadfael, so here we go. This is the first map in the book. Very cool that I‘ve been to Cardiff!

Sarah24 I like Cadfael. I always wonder though what people think when they come across the Welsh names - misprint or Google it?! 3w
Texreader @Sarah24 I thought I was on another planet when in Wales because the spelling of everything was so bizarre 3w
KathyWheeler I loved this series and the show was good too. 3w
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Today was a farewell party to my daughter‘s best friend in Girl Scouts who‘s moving to Oregon. We made her a giant Girl Scout badge cookie.

Bigger news: they invited us to visit and my daughter and I might be going to Portland this summer! And guess what‘s in Portland that I‘ve always wanted to visit?!?! 🤗

Mitch A certain bookstore...! 3w
Texreader @Mitch YES! The mother, knowing how I am about books, used it to persuade us to visit. If I can get the time (on top of our trip to Norway this summer), I‘m there! 3w
Mitch @Texreader it would be rude not to! 🤣 3w
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wanderinglynn Portland is so much fun and Powell‘s is SO awesome! In fact, I need to plan another trip there soon. 🤔 3w
readordierachel Yay! Powell's is a magical place. 3w
GingerAntics Love the cookie!!! 3w
rather_be_reading omg Powells was amazing!! Give yourself plenty of time to wander! 7d
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Rather than giving up on the whole eating shark business altogether, they eventually hit upon the idea of burying it in the ground for between eighteen months and four years until it has decayed to the point where it becomes, in the very loosest sense of the word, edible.

One does wonder, as the author does on the next page, why anyone with access to the freshest greatest fish on the planet would choose to eat putrified shark. Ewww!

Suet624 Bizarre. 3w
Swe_Eva To be fair, nowadays they make it mainly for tourists. Most contemporary Icelandic people have not eaten it, unless for a dare. 😂 Back in the day, though, it was a matter of eating smelly foods or die... 3w
GingerAntics That is disgusting. 3w
Texreader @Swe_Eva That‘s a good point. And I do tend to like smelly cheese. But somehow, that‘s different. 🤨 2w
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Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Ok I bought this one on sale today! @GingerAntics @LeahBergen @MaureenMc @Lcsmcat

Lcsmcat You won‘t be sorry! 3w
Kaye It‘s a really good book and even better because it‘s based on a true story. Enjoy. 3w
GingerAntics So did I. This has been on my wishlist for a while. Love that it went on sale when I had the $3 to buy it. @Kaye I had no idea this was based on a true story. I greatly enjoyed the Netflix series. (edited) 3w
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Dragon A good read 👍 3w
Kaye Yes it was based on an Irish servant girl named Grace Marks. I wouldn‘t look it up til you‘re done with the book or it might ruin the story for you... 3w
TracyReadsBooks A great read and the Netflix series was really good too! 3w
MaureenMc Excellent! 3w
Tamra It‘s a great read! 3w
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3w
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Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Kindle version on sale today! Should I get it?

Lcsmcat Yes! It‘s worth so much more than that!!! 3w
GingerAntics YES!!! 3w
LeahBergen Yes! It‘s so good. 👍🏻 3w
Kaye Excellent book. 3w
MaureenMc 👍 3w
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One of the reasons for a happy Dane: “Right now, the Danes are especially preoccupied with role playing—dressing up like Gandalf or elves and acting out violent narratives deep in the woods with their foam “boffers””. I‘d love that, too.

GingerAntics 🤣😂🤣 3w
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