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Oryx

Joined June 2016

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£3 charity book haul. The tagged one I've read so I it got for my mum.

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On the Come Up | Angie Thomas
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Thank you so much for the gift Libby @libby1 - so lovely of you! I haven't read this one, but I've read THUG and I thought it was excellent, so looking forward to reading this one.
Hope you're surviving the NI summer. My mum said she's getting webbed feet...(she has a way with words). It's not much better here. Hope the sun comes out soon.

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Happy anniversary! | Robin Kring
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It's my Litsyversary! Maybe I should buy myself a present? I think the traditional 3-year Litsy present is a book?

LibrarianRyan absolutely 😁. It goes first year, used book. Second year, new paperback, and 3rd year new hardcover. 😁 4d
whatshesreadingnow Yay! 🥳💕 4d
Oryx @LibrarianRyan 4th year, trilogy set? 4d
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LibrarianRyan @Oryx You know it. And 5th year, any set 5-10 books. 4d
Erofan Yes! 😁❤ 4d
TheSpineView Congrats to everyone! 4d
squirrelbrain Congratulations! 🎉❤️ 4d
TheKidUpstairs I think it's actually 3 books, one for each year 😄 Happy Litsyversary! 4d
Birdsong28 Happy litsyversery 🎉🎊📚📖 4d
sprainedbrain I think that is traditional. 😂 4d
Jas16 Happy Litsyversary!! 4d
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The Blind Assassin: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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How beautiful are these? Helping me forget about the bad weather and work stress. #audiowalk #dogsoflitsy

stacybmartin So pretty! 🌺 6d
Cathythoughts They are very beautiful 6d
julesG I spot a Daisy next to all the poppy flowers. 5d
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LibrarianRyan Poppies, a field of poppies. Just be careful you don't become Dorothy, 😁 5d
Oryx @LibrarianRyan 👠👠 5d
Oryx @julesG Might be a weed 🌼🐩 5d
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The Cactus | Sarah Haywood
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This is a lovely read. Susan was such a fun character. If you liked Eleanor Oliphant, then give this one a try too 🌵🌵🌵🌵

Cinfhen Great photo!!! I really liked this book ❣️ (edited) 7d
eraderneely Such a cute cover! 7d
TrishB Enjoyed this one too 👍🏻 7d
MellieAntoinette Well that‘s a much better cover than the paperback! 6d
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IamIamIam Oooooooohhh!!!!!! 1w
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The Salt Path | Raynor Winn
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Spontaneous charity shop purchases. Anyone read these?

julesG @scripturient posted about the one on the left. 😉 1w
Tamra I have the Salt Path on hold, I love the cover. 1w
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Ordered 😍
Waterstones special edition

chapter_fifty2017 🤩🤩 lts beautiful & exciting 1w
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The Blind Assassin: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Trying to stave off jetlag with sunshine and #audioknitting

Don't nap, don't nap

This is my third attempting at reading the tagged book. I've bailed twice in hardcopy, but getting on much better with the audio version

Patchshank I bailed on the hard copy too. 2w
emz711 What are you making? 13h
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The Cactus | Sarah Haywood
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It's perfectly normal to pretend you live in a fancy Chicago apartment, and aren't actually just stuck in a hotel working, right?

But as temporary offices go, it's not so bad - what a view. I can even just see the lake.

I really want to start this book and not be working!

AlaMich Nice floor to ceiling windows you got there! And you got to experience some of our more pleasant weather today, too! 2w
CouronneDhiver Lovely! 2w
LeahBergen I would totally pretend that, too! 2w
Oryx @AlaMich Yeah it's been mostly nice since i got here. Just rained the once. 2w
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84K | Claire North
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Quick lunch break for amazing buffalo chicken tacos. I'm obsessed with these. And there just happens to be a barnes and noble behind that tree. Maybe just a quick browse...

xicanti Ooh, tacos! 🤤 3w
TheLibrarian Those tacos sound and look amazing! 3w
AnansiGirl “Quick browse” you say 😏 3w
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squirrelbrain 😋 Yummy! (That‘s for the tacos and the bookstore!) 3w
eraderneely Just getting ready to start 84K for my book club. How is it so far? 2w
Oryx @eraderneely I only read a few pages so far, and haven't got back to it! Maybe on my flight back to UK I'll get a bit more done 2w
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Thirteen | Steve Cavanagh
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Chicago-bound today - hoping this one should be a good page turner to while away the hours

julesG Safe travels! 3w
Cathythoughts I hope this one works for you. I loved it 3w
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The Hellbound Heart | Clive Barker
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Poor poor choice of breakfast reading, Emma. Poor.

It's actually rather good but it does NOT go well with food. I think this might be the only 'proper' gory horror I've read (outside of SK who isn't that gory really).

TrishB Clive is VERY gory 😁 3w
Reggie Omg, yeah, no eating while reading him. There is a female cennobite that makes an appearance and I remember he describes her sitting on a chair of severed tongues. That kinda image doesn‘t go away. Lolol 3w
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The Odyssey | Homer Homer
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How was I supposed to resist this little purse?

squirrelbrain Oooh, cute! ❤️ 3w
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Soubhiville That‘s so cool! 3w
julesG 😍😍😍😍 Where did you find it? 3w
Aimeesue Oooooooh! 3w
TrishB Very cool 👍🏻❤️ 3w
LauraJ 🖤🖤🖤 3w
Samplergal So cute. I‘d buy it! 3w
PurpleyPumpkin Yup, I'd definitely pick that up tout suite if I saw it!👍🏽 3w
batsy Oooh, want 😍 3w
readordierachel So cute! 3w
mrp27 😍😍 3w
LeahBergen I was JUST looking at their website. 💕 3w
Oryx @julesG a little independent shop, but it's made by a company called Yoshi Lichfield, and they have a whole 'bookworm' section on their website ❤️ 3w
julesG Thanks! I will have a peek at the website. 3w
Gillyreads 😍 3w
Theaelizabet Oh, my! 3w
tpixie Awesomeness!! ♥️📚♥️ 3w
KirstieE That‘s so cool!! 3w
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Insidious Intent | Val McDermid
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Best name for a book event ever?

DGRachel Awesome! 😆 3w
tpixie Yikes! Intriguing! 3w
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Fingersmith | Sarah Waters
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It's not been a great week for reading and Litsying, so finally getting back to this book which I am loving (even though I kind of know the plot already from the film The Handmaiden). My pink port is also going down a treat.

Cathythoughts I loved this book ♥️ 1mo
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Dogs of War | Adrian Tchaikovsky
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#Audioknitting with Dogs of War and my dog of war #dogsoflitsy

RedxoHearts What are you making? My dogs have been doing about the same thing today too 1mo
Oryx @RedxoHearts Attempting a sweater. It'll take me forever, but enjoying the process. 1mo
squirrelbrain Daisy looks completely zonked! 🐶 💤 1mo
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TheSpineView It's a ruff life! 1mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain She finds holidays hard work. She needs about a week to recover. 1mo
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Three Hours | Rosamund Lupton
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Tea and an ARC in the sunshine. ❤️

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Just sorting through some old photos. Remembering that time in went to Hogwarts. Good times

TrishB Love this 💕 1mo
Ms_T Brilliant! 1mo
Reggie This is awesome!! 1mo
julesG 😁😍 1mo
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Harry Potter: fun book | J.K. Rowling
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So ridiculously cute! Just ordered him and Hedwig from Aldi. Only £3.99!

Stacy_31 So cute!! 1mo
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julesG Cute! Must have a look whether Aldi offers them here, too. 1mo
Birdsong28 @julesG If not you can order them online 📚📖 1mo
julesG @Birdsong28 But I'm in Germany. 😔 1mo
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Thank you so much @jhod - a lovely gift to come home to. I actually think I stacked this based in your review a while ago, so I'm really excited to read it. #jbuk

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Fingersmith | Sarah Waters
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Last day of holidays 😭
I think we need a replacement dog, we seem to have worn this one out. #dogsoflitsy

AlaMich 😆🐶❤️ 1mo
TrishB Awww 🐶❤️ 1mo
ruskigurl16 Aw 😂😍🐶 1mo
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Cathythoughts I love it when they are thrown down like that. Exhausted !! You know they feel safe & happy ..... 👍🏻♥️I miss my mutts now ( we are on holls ) 1mo
nycnorma I love this book so much. Also your dog is precious. :) 1mo
Vinjii I looooove this book. And your dog ❤️ 1mo
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The Utterly Otterleys | Mairi Hedderwick
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Picked up these cute Scottish books for my niece. So adorable 😍

squirrelbrain Ooh I ❤️ otters! 1mo
Cathythoughts Finn the seal 👍🏻♥️soooo cute 1mo
Libby1 So cute! @Oryx - can you please send me your postal address on your Facebook email address? I might just have a little something to send to you. 😊 1mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain I love otters. My other half is slightly obsessed with them. We saw two here Mull! Will try and post a pic when I get it off my camera. So gorgeous. 1mo
squirrelbrain How lucky are you! We saw sea otters in Canada... they‘re just as cute! 1mo
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State of Wonder | Ann Patchett
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Some serious holiday relaxing going on here. #dogsoflitsy

Liking this book a lot so far @rachelo - thank you again!

RachelO Looks cosy! I think you might have meant to tag @Cathythoughts though 😉 1mo
julesG I'm spotting knitting needles. 😁 1mo
Oryx @RachelO getting mixed up on who sent me what! Too many books from too many nice people - what a lovely problem to have. Thanks @Cathythoughts ! 1mo
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Oryx @julesG Yes! Been to Ardalanish weavers on Isle of Mull and they had lovely natural Aran yarn. So I bought some lovely Hebridean wool for a jumper - and then a fingerless mitten kit with Shetland wool to practice on before I start the jumper. First mitten done (in the picture). I'm going between this book, the knit, and some crochet. 1mo
Oryx @RachelO Actually one of the books you sent me can be spotted to the left of the picture - my other half pinched it! 1mo
julesG Gorgeous mitten. Looking forward to seeing some pictures of the jumper once you get to it. 1mo
Oryx @julesG Will probably take me about a year to finish it! 1mo
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The Flatshare: A Novel | Beth O'Leary
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So good! I flew through this. On the surface it seems light and fun (and it is) but with another more serious layer too. Tiffy and Leon are brilliant characters to spend time with. (And there's a crochet connection within the book too, which is my other current obsession)

squirrelbrain Ooh, I‘d heard good things about this one...! 👍 1mo
ElishaLovesBooks Looks good! Stacking! 1mo
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The Flatshare: A Novel | Beth O'Leary
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Lovely, if windy, reading spot today. I am really enjoying this book, thanks for the heads-up on the bargain @Birdsong28

Birdsong28 It's ok 😘. Glad I can help 😂📚📖 1mo
kezzlou85 It's a brilliant read. One of my faves so far this year. 1mo
eraderneely Oh I‘ve been wanting to read this one! 1mo
Oryx @eraderneely @kezzlou85 Really lovely read! Enjoyed it a lot 1mo
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Literary g&t anyone?

squirrelbrain Hic! 🥴 2mo
Cathythoughts Ah sure why not ♥️👍🏻I‘ll have some 2mo
julesG 🙋 2mo
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Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain Helen , you‘ve already been on the G&T ! But then ,it is your last day .... 2mo
squirrelbrain I only had one! How restrained am I?! @Cathythoughts 2mo
Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain far too restrained !! 😁 2mo
TrishB My daughter had me laughing about Byron today. One of her friends in English today thought that Lord Byron and George Gordon Byron were different people. Charlotte did a lot of eye rolling! 2mo
kathedron I'll pass (on both the gin and Lord B) but if you should find a Shelley vodka.... The Flask of Anarchy, maybe. 😀 2mo
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Emma's Circus | Candace Fleming
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Just had to share this lovely book mark from @squirrelbrain - did you make it? I love it.

Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️yes ! Such a thoughtful gift ! So lovely! Some Littens 👍🏻😘😘 @squirrelbrain (edited) 2mo
squirrelbrain I‘m not that clever, but my Mum is! 😁 2mo
readordierachel How lovely! 2mo
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I've been reading the tagged book (it's bringing back lots of memories of awesome and some less awesome 80s/90s teen fiction), and found a new book for your tbr @TrishB

TrishB 😂😂 I absolutely did want to be PM in my teens....then did a politics degree and ran a mile. But the urge has come back in recent years , either because I‘ve developed a thick skin or I am now convinced I could do a better job!! I love this pic though..... 2mo
Oryx @TrishB we can use this for your campaign posters 2mo
TrishB Lol 😂😂 no one will ever recognise me then ! 2mo
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What I Loved: A Novel | Siri Hustvedt
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Thank you so much @eraderneely and @kathedron - so kind of you to send me these. I look forward to reading these both.

Bookish.SAM I get such a warm, fuzzy feeling whenever I see ‘What I Loved‘ ... not sure what it was about that book, maybe just great timing, but I adored it! Hope you do too 🙂 (edited) 2mo
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Underland: A Deep Time Journey | Robert Macfarlane
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For your tote collection @mitch

Mitch Perfect! Thanks for the heads up - I do ❤️a matching book and tote! 2mo
jhod Oooh so tempting! Sorry I missed your birthday 🎂 hope you had a good one and will pop something to you now! X 2mo
Oryx @jhod oh don't worry, you don't need to send me anything. Hope you have a lovely long weekend! 2mo
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Thank You, Octopus | Darren Farrell
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Thank you so much for the lovely presents. It really made my day. @Caroline2 @RachelO @TrishB @Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain I feel really spoiled and lucky to know such lovely people through litsy ❤️❤️❤️#jbuk

Oryx @Caroline2 thank you - this one was really far up my mental tbr list, so I'm excited to have a copy and read it v soon! 2mo
Oryx @RachelO Thank you! I remember adding 13 to my list as it sounded really fun. And now that I've read my first Kingsolver I'm looking forward to trying this one. So kind of you. And if I read any good new non fiction in the coming months, I'll be sure to let you know! 2mo
Oryx @TrishB Thank you - this one sounds really interesting - proper Americana with a mystery. Right up my street. 😊 2mo
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Oryx @Cathythoughts Thanks so much for the book - it sounds so good - the back blurb had me at scientist and Brazil. 😁 2mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain Thanks so much! I did really enjoy the other two, so looking forward to this one. And signed 😍😍 2mo
TrishB That‘s a great pile 👍🏻 hope you‘ve had a lovely day 💜🎉🎉 2mo
Oryx PS I hope I didn't mix anybody's gifts up. Apologies if I did! I love them all 2mo
squirrelbrain Fab books! Hope you had a great day! 😘🎉🍰 2mo
TrishB If you had I‘d have just laughed because I‘m pretty sure I‘ve done that before! 2mo
Cathythoughts Oh Happy Birthday!! You have some lovely gifts there ♥️👍🏻enjoy the rest of your day 😘 2mo
Caroline2 Happy birthday! 🥳 that‘s a fab pile there! I loved state of wonder! 😍 2mo
Cathythoughts And I just have to say Fingersmith & Thirteen were my two fave reads from last year. ... lots of brilliant reading here 2mo
JamieArc I recently read Fingersmith and it will be one of my favorites this year. One of the best twists I‘ve read! 2mo
RachelO Happy Birthday! Think you need to take the rest of the week off to catch up now 😉 2mo
LeahBergen Happy Birthday! 📚📚 2mo
Oryx @LeahBergen thank you! 2mo
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In Cold Blood | Truman Capote
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It may not be warm, but we're sitting outside anyway. It's the British way #dogsoflitsy

GatheringBooks loving those shoes! 2mo
whatshesreadingnow ❤️🐾 2mo
Birdsong28 It's certainly is the British way!! Enjoy whatever sun you get! 📚📖 2mo
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Oryx @GatheringBooks thanks! 2mo
Libby1 Happy birthday, @Oryx ! Is your TBR on Litsy up to date? 😊 2mo
TrishB Happy birthday 🎉🎉 2mo
Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 2mo
Oryx @Libby1 thank you! Yes it is I think. 2mo
Oryx @Redwritinghood thank you! 2mo
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From my lunchtime #audiowalk ❤️(book was actually A gentleman in Moscow)

Cinfhen Oh wow!!! Stunning!!!!! 💕💕💕 2mo
LauraJ Wow! That‘s beautiful 🖤 2mo
gradcat So gorgeous! Is he your dog? Beautiful dog & gorgeous pink flora!! ♥️ 2mo
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wanderinglynn Simply lovely! 💜 2mo
Cathythoughts So gorgeous 💕💕💕 2mo
TrishB Lovely 💕❤️ 2mo
Tanisha_A Wow 😍 2mo
RachelO 💕 2mo
glitterkitty459 😍😍🌼🐕 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty!!! 2mo
AmyG So pretty! 💕 2mo
Libby1 So pretty. Hello, puppy! 💕 2mo
youneverarrived Gorgeous 💖 2mo
julesG Beautiful picture of Daisy! 2mo
BibliOphelia That looks magical! 😍 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Lovely photo! 👋 Daisy! 2mo
Freespirit That's stunning! 2mo
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Thankful | Eileen Spinelli
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Thank you @squirrelbrain and @Cathythoughts - lovely to come home to some packages after a long day travelling! I'll try to be good and save them! #jbuk

squirrelbrain Sorry it‘s a bit early and you have to resist temptation...I knew I wouldn‘t have time to post it this week so had to send it last week 😁 2mo
Cathythoughts Oh great it‘s there. I‘m always early for everything 😬, I‘ve tried to be late , but it never works out for me. 👍🏻♥️ 2mo
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When at a standstill on the motorway for an hour, not much else to do but get an extra chapter in.

valeriegeary Ugh! That's terrible! But yes, at least you had your book with you. 2mo
Freespirit You are prepared at least 😁 2mo
Cathythoughts Such a Sweet pet 2mo
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In Cold Blood | Truman Capote
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Just remembered I was supposed to read my book club book this week! Got too distracted by other books and crochet. And I nominated this one, so I better get reading.

riversong153 It was hard for me to get into this one...it may have been bad timing. 2mo
Oryx @riversong153 Scrolling through the book profile, it looks like there are a few recent bails...🙄 Hope I like it. Or that nobody remembers that this was my suggestion! 2mo
Mindyrecycles Have no fear. It is excellent. Some might have bailed because they were disturbed rather than bored. 2mo
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Cathythoughts I loved it ! A very important book for me ... life changing ( for me anyway ) ... 2mo
Cathythoughts I read it when I was young in college & again last year ( 40 years later ) ... echoing @Mindyrecycles it is excellent 2mo
RealLifeReading I got distracted by the word crochet - what have you been working on? 2mo
Oryx @RealLifeReading Well I'm only learning, but just finished a snood. And bought a whole load more wool for more projects; 2mo
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Six of Crows | Leigh Bardugo
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Enjoying my last couple of hours at Hotel du Mum's House

julesG Enjoy your time left at Hotel chez Maman! And enjoy the book. 2mo
Oryx @julesG I am enjoying, thank you for it! As you said, the first 100 pages were so so, then I got into it. Almost finished it. 2mo
julesG Glad you like/d it. Once all the characters have been introduced and the heist is under way it is a fast read. 2mo
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Oscar | Ellen Miles
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Happy birthday Oscar from Daisy, who turns 7 in 2 weeks 🎂🎉
#oscarmeyerturnsfive #giveaway @Clwojick

TrishB Lovely pic 💕 2mo
julesG Such a wonderful picture of the two of you. 😍 2mo
Mitch Gorgeous picture 😘 2mo
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Clwojick Awe! Daisy is adorable! ♥️ 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Great photo! 💗💗 2mo
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Easter plans 😍
Hope everyone is having a lovely long weekend

TrishB Have a good day 😘 2mo
Cathythoughts Nice Easter plans 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
JazzFeathers Looks like a superplan 😆 2mo
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julesG Seems like a perfect plan. Enjoy! 2mo
sprainedbrain I think that is the cutest cookie I have ever seen! Enjoy your day! 😊 2mo
Oryx @sprainedbrain So cute. It was a shame to eat it! 2mo
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That's my day planned.

(That's an upside down dog on the grass if anyone is wondering)

TrishB Lovely 💕 2mo
gradcat I knew exactly what that was and may I say, I Love That Dog! So cute—great post! 🐕 2mo
AlaMich I love watching dogs do that! I always think it must feel so good! 🐶❤️ 2mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Haha! Cute!! I was wondering what that was. Doggie Yoga😀 2mo
Oryx @AlaMich it looks so satisfying! 2mo
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Lab Girl | Hope Jahren
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Really worthwhile read. And beautifully written. Really accessible account of what it's like to be a scientist. Having been a scientist for a while myself, it definitely rung true, although she is much more passionate about it than I was (hence why I now write about it, rather than doing it!). The lack of funding for science and the constant struggle for grants seems to be a problem everywhere.
Bonus: I learnt lots of cool things about trees

RadicalReader Absolutely awesome picture you have such a phenomenal eye for photography 2mo
Freespirit Lovely pic❤️ 2mo
julesG Perfect picture! 2mo
Kimzey Loved the book! Great photo! 🌿❤️ 1mo
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#audiocrochet

Crocheting has finally clicked for me @julesG 😎 - only the basics, but after just not getting it for the longest time, I might now be addicted.

Mitch I so want to learn.. maybe we‘ll have a Retreat Masterclass! 🤣 2mo
julesG Looking good! It took me about 30 years for the penny to drop. I learned it at age 5 but only really understood how it works about 4 years ago. So you were faster! 😁 2mo
julesG @Mitch I guess that can be organised. 😉 2mo
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Mitch @julesG 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 2mo
ladym30 Lovely colors!❤️ 2mo
Johanna414 Love that yarn! 2mo
Oryx @Johanna414 me too, I'm obsessed with it. It's from a company called Truly Hooked. They have gorgeous hand dyed wool. 2mo
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That's a well read book! My completely battered, read many many times, childhood copy 😍

RachelO ❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
TrishB Lovely ❤️ 2mo
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My new Seamus Heaney book mark goes very well with my book, thanks @libby1

Cathythoughts ♥️👍🏻nice one 2mo
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The Poisonwood Bible | Barbara Kingsolver
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I loved this. So much to think about now after reading this. And a really strong sense of time and place. I read this on audio (tbh, the narrator wasn't the best, the differences between the character voices were almost non existent, although once I got into it, the differences in the writing style between the girls meant I could identify them quickly) but this is one I think I'll need to get a nice physical copy for the collection.

Caroline2 I read this book last month and loved it too! 👍🏻 altho it also broke my heart!!! ☹️ 2mo
Oryx @Caroline2 me too, completely 2mo
Cinfhen Such an amazing book!!!!! 2mo
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AmyG Some books I can actually remember reading. This was one of those. I loved it, too. 2mo
LeeRHarry Love love love Barbara Kingsolver! Glad you enjoyed it 😊 2mo
Oryx @LeeRHarry which others of her's would you recommend? 2mo
LeeRHarry @Oryx Prodigal Summer is my fave so far 😊 2mo
Caroline2 I‘m reading The Lacuna by Kingsolver at the mo. It‘s very good so far! 👍🏻 2mo
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Lovely #litsymeetup with @Libby1 #litsyni

It was so nice to meet you today! 😀

Megabooks Lovely! 2mo
TrishB Cool 👍🏻 great to see you both 💕 2mo
LeahBergen How nice! 😍 2mo
Libby1 You‘re so lovely, @Oryx . Thanks so much! 💕 2mo
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Girls Burn Brighter | Shobha Rao
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My #litsyreadingretreat blind date with a book (we did a blind book swap at the retreat).

Started this one today @eraderneely
And even though I thought I hadn't had heard of it, some how I had added to my Litsy TBR already.

Mitch I got sent this book this week from a Litsy Buddy. Starting it today too! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
julesG And I've downloaded the ebook. 🙈🙈🙈 The reading retreat made me add so many books to my TBR. 🙈🙈🙈 2mo
Oryx @Mitch @julesg I liked it a lot, but 💔 . I can't say I wasn't warned though. 2mo
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Lab Girl | Hope Jahren
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I've taken to the high seas. Perfect for getting some reading done.

Crazeedi Enjoy!🌷 2mo
BookFrog Ooh! I want to come!! Where are you headed? 2mo
vumblereads I LOVE this book!!!!! 2mo
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TrishB Cool 👍🏻 2mo
AmyG I love cruise reading. Enjoy your trip with this wnderful book! I have an extra copy if anyone wants it. 2mo
CouronneDhiver Yes!!! That‘s the best feeling 🛳⚓️ 2mo
Bklover Oooh, have fun! 2mo
squirrelbrain Are you going home? 😘 Have a fab time! 2mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain Yes, a full week hanging out at my mum's, eating scones mostly. 2mo
Oryx @Slajaunie @amyg Unfortunately not a cruise, just a ferry. Still, it was some quality reading time. Heading to N ireland 2mo
Oryx @Crazeedi @bklover thank you 😀 2mo
Oryx @vumblereads it's really well written 2mo
BookFrog Ah! Still looks relaxing. 2mo
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Book Shops: How to Run Them | Ruth Brown Park
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I changed to a city centre office recently. This is the temptation I have on my doorstep. The fiction room at Waterstones Manchester 😍
I was good and only bought the present I wanted for my nephew and nothing for me. Well done me. 😉

TrishB 👍🏻 definitely well done you. 2mo
TheSpineView 👏 2mo
Soubhiville Yes, good job! That‘s not easy! 2mo
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whatshesreadingnow 👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
julesG 👏👏👏👏 2mo
Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️ 2mo
eraderneely 😍 2mo
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