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TrishB

TrishB

Joined September 2016

Main loves: Stephen King, Robin Hobb, Sharon K Penman, Mark Lawrence.
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And the Mountains Echoed | Khaled Hosseini
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On my kindle tbr, on purpose! I‘m going to read when I know he has a new book coming out 🤷‍♀️
#mountains #wanderingjune

Cinfhen You might be waiting a long time😉😂😂 this was his weakest novel, I think 🤨 10h
TrishB That may be the reason too! 10h
erzascarletbookgasm I haven‘t read any of his 😬 but I heard this is a better read? 10h
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LiterarySloth I‘ve read the three novels he has out so far. I loved this one. I just finished it this week. 10h
Tanisha_A I didn't like this one so much. 9h
BarbaraBB @erzascarletbookgasm I think the one I‘ll tag is the best although I haven‘t read Trish‘s one. (edited) 9h
Cathythoughts I loved Kite Runner movie .. havnt read any of the books though .... 9h
Robothugs @erzascarletbookgasm I‘m not sure about that one (splendid suns), but I enjoyed The Kite Runner over this one, if I had to compare. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 9h
KathyWheeler A Thousand Splendid Suns is my favorite but they are all worth reading. 9h
Caroline2 I loved splendid suns, I wasn‘t overly impressed by the kite runner (too depressing!!) I haven‘t read this one yet tho! 7h
erzascarletbookgasm The Kite Runner seems to be very well received 😊 @Robothugs @BarbaraBB 7h
Robothugs @Caroline2 It is definitely a heavy read (The Kite Runner)! 7h
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm @BarbaraBB I much preferred Splendid Suns over Kite Runner, but both were excellent! 5h
TrishB @LiterarySloth 👍🏻 I will definitely get to. 5h
TrishB @Tanisha_A it does seem to be the least favourite. 5h
TrishB @Cathythoughts they are worth a read. A Thousand Splendid Suns is one of my fav books! 5h
TrishB @KathyWheeler @Caroline2 Suns is my fav too. 5h
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Big Sky | Kate Atkinson
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Just an awesome, comfort blanket type read. Not because horrible things don‘t happen in the book (they do) but because this is the Atkinson writing I love. I love Brodie and the characters in this book are amazing (the goodies - you‘ll know who they are).
I can never quite put my finger on what I love so much, I think I also laughed every page, which is rare.
❤️👍🏻

LeahBergen Gah! I love her writing in that way, too. 😍 18h
KarenUK Love her writing too.... 💕👍 18h
cathipink Wow, you read that so quickly! I'm so glad to hear you liked it 🙂 17h
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saresmoore Great review. I‘m so excited for it! Still waiting on my preorder. 17h
TrishB @LeahBergen @KarenUK it‘s hard to say, but just enjoy 😁 10h
TrishB @cathipink just give me a few hours 😁 10h
TrishB @saresmoore it‘s worth waiting for 👍🏻 10h
Cathythoughts Oh great review ... I can‘t wait for the Kate Atkinson buddy read @Cinfhen ... I‘ve never read her 9h
Cinfhen I‘m looking forward to @Cathythoughts but it‘s not until January!!!! That seems REALLY FAR AWAY 8h
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen I know !! It does! But I often remember it‘s coming up , I have the book ☺️ 8h
TrishB @Cinfhen @Cathythoughts it will be here in no time! It will be weird going back to the beginning! 5h
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Big Sky | Kate Atkinson
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Literally this week in work, two of my team had bad news and the tea comes out and the tin of Blue Ribands.....are they available anywhere else?

Redwritinghood I don‘t think I‘ve ever seen them here in the US. 21h
AlaMich @Redwritinghood Nope, I‘ve never heard of them here in the US. I‘ll bet they‘re tasty, though. (edited) 21h
JacqMac We tend to get a lot more British things in Canada than they do in the US, but I have not seen them here. I feel like I could use some this week. 😝 21h
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mabell Kind of like Kit Kats! 21h
JennyM We get them sent in care packages from my MIL xx not in Aus 😞 20h
TrishB @JennyM awww ☹️ I don‘t eat a lot of biscuits or chocolate, but a comforting Blue Riband with a well earned cup of tea! It‘s the bees knees ❤️ 20h
TrishB @Redwritinghood @AlaMich @JacqMac they must be very British then! Always good with your consoling cup of tea! 20h
TrishB @mabell exactly! Just slightly different... 20h
mabell @TrishB Fun! I‘ll have to check World Market - they usually come through with imported snacks. 😄 20h
AlaMich @TrishB I googled them, and we have a similar cookie here. I no longer buy them because I can easily polish off most of a package in one sitting. 20h
TrishB @AlaMich what did we do before google!! I don‘t really have a sweet tooth, so one occasionally is good for me! Hubby can regularly eat the packet! 19h
BookwormM Guess what I had at work today...tea and a blue ribbon 19h
TrishB @BookwormM lol 😆👍🏻 18h
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Egypt: A Short History | Robert L. Tignor
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This is a real book on Amazon (Not tagged one) featuring that well known Egyptian King Mo Salah 😁😁
🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
#walklikeanegyptian #wanderingjune

Cinfhen I‘m guessing Mo Salah is a footballer!!!! And I‘m guessing he‘s one of your golden players???? 🤩 1d
arlenefinnigan Excellent 😄 1d
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TrishB @Cinfhen he is indeed ⚽️ brilliant player and all round good guy! 1d
sudi 😂😂😂 1d
Cathythoughts Nice one 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1d
KarenUK Mo! 😍 1d
arlenefinnigan @Cinfhen named one of the most important people in the world by Time magazine! https://time.com/collection/100-most-influential-people-2019/5567841/mohamed-sal... 1d
TrishB Well he is in my world @arlenefinnigan 😁 1d
BarbaraBB Mo 😍. Hero! 1d
Kalalalatja Good one! 😄 22h
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The Addams Family: An Evilution | Charles Addams, H. Kevin Miserocchi
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Look at my new funko! Hubby just gave it to me 😁❤️
Have to collect the rest now.

JoyBlue She's lovely! She's on my wish list. 💙 2d
DePaepe I just moved to Everett, WA a couple months ago. Never really been into pops but the Funko HQ is here. I had to check it out. Its wild I tell ya 2d
TrishB @JoyBlue I need them all now! 2d
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TrishB @DePaepe 😮 I can imagine! There‘s millions of them! 2d
wanderinglynn I love Morticia! ❤️ 2d
wanderinglynn @DePaepe Really? 🤩 I just recently moved to Silverdale, WA. I may have to drive up to Everett soon! 2d
starlight97 Tish 😍 2d
DePaepe @wanderinglynn It sure is. Its definitely worth the visit. If you're into coffee, The Loft has some really good joe. Patty's Eggnest for one of the best breakfasts around. Crucible Brewing Co. for some really good craft beers. Everett has some pretty cool shops around too. I cant remember the name but there's a witchy herb shop on Hewitt St that is ran by a nice old lady 2d
wanderinglynn @DePaepe I will definitely have to move Everett up on the top of my to do/see list! Thanks for the other suggestions! 2d
Lovesbooks87 I saw these at B&N! 2d
GripLitGrl 😍😍 2d
sudi 😍 1d
Caroline2 😯 😍 1d
JoyBlue @TrishB 🤣😂 10h
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Big Sky | Kate Atkinson
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Woohoo 😁 a new Slaughter last week and a new Atkinson this week! Wish I didn‘t have to go to work and could #flyaway and read this.
#wanderingjune

Cinfhen Ha! Your kindle is on fire 🔥 🔥 🔥 great choice for prompt 2d
LeahBergen Eeee! So excited! 2d
Cathythoughts Look forward to your thoughts on this one 👍🏻♥️ 2d
cathipink Soooooo jealz! We have another week over here. Can't wait to hear what you think 🙂🙂 2d
TrishB @LeahBergen @Cathythoughts @cathipink enjoying it soooo much 😁 2d
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Convenience Store Woman | Sayaka Murata
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I‘m fully on board with the be yourself and don‘t let society‘s expectations crush you, but my overwhelming feeling after reading this is one of sadness so I don‘t know if I‘ve missed some of the intended themes of the book 🤷‍♀️ (my reason for the so-so).
A quick, quirky read and I would definitely try the author again.
Thanks Jessie for giving the chance to read it! 😘

Megabooks Oh too bad! This is probably my favorite of the year so far. 3d
TrishB @Megabooks I can see there is a lot of love for it! 3d
Katerina I read it recently too and it left me with mixed feelings. 3d
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KathyWheeler I also felt sad after reading it — I found it to be bleak. 3d
Ruthiella I often wonder if my ratings are influenced by the emotions a book evokes in me.😮 3d
batsy It was a pick for me but I do think there's a lot of sadness underlying it. 3d
erzascarletbookgasm This book is quietly depressing! 3d
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm I think that‘s the perfect description! 2d
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If you want your heart squeezed a bit and a good little cry, read this!
Felt very real and I was not at all surprised to read the detail in the author‘s acknowledgments.

Cathythoughts Sounds beautiful ♥️ 3d
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You can get #lostinfrance in these two books 😁 I‘ve read the tagged one and really enjoyed it. Brought the other one after visiting Versailles but haven‘t read yet.
#wanderingjune

Maggie_Reads I‘ve read both and loved them. However these covers are so much prettier than the earlier editions. ❤️ 3d
Cinfhen Gorgeous covers 😍🤩 3d
TrishB @Maggie_Reads @Cinfhen they are very pretty! 3d
CoverToCoverGirl Such sumptuous covers. ❣️ 3d
Caroline2 I loved the Marie one but was underwhelmed but the Louis one. 🤷‍♀️ 1d
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Solomon Creed | Simon Toyne
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Pickpick

Somewhere between a pick and a so-so but I think that‘s more about the fact that I‘ve read in very snatched hours as this weekend has been so busy 😁 But will definitely give the next one a try too.

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#londonscalling #wanderingjune
Hubby has billions of Clash books, but thought I‘d go for this one instead!

BarbaraBB Seems a great book. Good cover too! 5d
Cinfhen Oh, THAT COVER 🙌🏻❤️would make a great print 5d
megnews Cool cover! 5d
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rabbitprincess That looks like an amazing book! 5d
batsy That looks very interesting! 5d
Cathythoughts Yes great cover 😍 5d
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The Last Widow: A Novel | Karin Slaughter
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What a read!! Loved it - Slaughter at her absolute best!! Some very gory bits as always.

Andrew65 She does write a great book! 6d
BarbaraBB It‘s a stand alone? 6d
TrishB @Andrew65 totally engrossing! 6d
TrishB @BarbaraBB no, new Will/Sara one. 6d
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The Last Widow: A Novel | Karin Slaughter
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Kindle tells me there is 2 hours 13 mins left. My train journey is 2 hours 12 mins......game on....

wanderinglynn You got this! 🙌🏻😉 6d
AlaMich ⏱ 🤣 tick tick tick 6d
batsy 😆💪🏽 6d
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Cathythoughts Kindle doesn‘t know who it‘s dealing with 😁👍🏻 6d
squirrelbrain Easy peasy! 👍 ⏰ 6d
Sarah83 Did you make it? 😁 6d
TrishB @wanderinglynn @AlaMich @batsy @Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain @Itchyfeetreader @Sarah83 I can confirm I did it 😁😁 hurrah!! What a book. Turned the timer notification off in the end as I kept looking at it. Did it with 3 mins to spare! 6d
Cathythoughts 3 minutes to spare !!! I wouldn‘t doubt you 😍 6d
squirrelbrain Yay! Of course you did! 🎉 6d
wanderinglynn Awesome! 🙌🏻 6d
Sarah83 Yes. Great job. 🤩 6d
batsy Yup, knew you would! 😁❤️ 6d
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#roadtonowhere #wanderingjune
Evan is a great character 😁

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The Last Widow: A Novel | Karin Slaughter
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Ok I admit I started it last night!! Train reading today for a seminar in London. I have some work to do for a session I‘m giving so I‘m planning an hours work and an hours reading 🤞🏻🤞🏻

squirrelbrain Sounds like a good plan to me! 😁👍 6d
Cathythoughts Good luck ! Enjoy 6d
Kalalalatja Great plan! 6d
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teainthelibrary Hope the trains are okay for you! 🤞🏼 6d
Caroline2 Oh good luck today Trish. I hope it all goes ok. 👍🏻 6d
Peterfox123 Impressed if you can stick to the plan. I could never concentrate to work on a train. 5d
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I‘m not sure what would be guilty pleasure - if you enjoy it‘s good for you! If you mean stuff people wouldn‘t think you listen to then probably The Carpenters!
Autumn- which can be anytime of the day in the U.K. 😁
Probably thrillers.
I‘m at a work seminar so definitely university sandwiches.
Will do my best.
Happy Friday lovely people ❤️
#friyayintro

julesG No. 2 😂😂😂 so true. 6d
jb72 LOL I‘ve been to the UK once in August and it was true then (1991). 6d
catiewithac I love the cover of Help by the Carpenters! 6d
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kezzlou85 Love no 2 that's so true. 6d
Texreader I enjoy the Carpenters music as well 6d
Crazeedi Rainy days and mondays always get me down,,,, 6d
girlwiththeglasses I agree with no. 1 😊😊 6d
TrishB @julesG @jb72 @kezzlou85 all the seasons in a day sometimes 😁 6d
TrishB @catiewithac @Texreader @Crazeedi she had a wonderful voice 💕 6d
TrishB @girlwiththeglasses if you like it, listen to it 💕 6d
Crazeedi @TrishB she surely did 6d
kezzlou85 @TrishB yep you can never tell what its going to do here. 💕 5d
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When you‘re walking round the house thinking what you might do for today‘s prompt! Thank you hubby‘s shelves!
#dreadlockholiday #wanderingjune

squirrelbrain 🤣🤣🤣 Well done hubby! It was a difficult one today.... 1w
Cinfhen One can always count on Mr.TrishB 🙌🏻🎵📚for the perfect book 1w
gradcat Oh, my—well, you‘ve certainly made my day! I know I say this a lot, but I LOVE him! 😍 1w
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erzascarletbookgasm Hubby to the rescue! 👍 1w
CarolynM 👏👏👏 1w
TrishB @gradcat he‘s a great musician! 7d
TrishB @squirrelbrain @Cinfhen @erzascarletbookgasm @CarolynM you never know what‘s on his shelves as there are in no order! 7d
LeahBergen He always seems to come through! 😆😆 7d
BarbaraBB He always delivers doesn‘t he, when it comes go music! 😀🎶 7d
TrishB @LeahBergen @BarbaraBB there is definitely a bit of everything and everyone on those shelves. 7d
SW-T Nile! 💕🎉🥳 So incredibly gifted. 7d
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The Last Widow: A Novel | Karin Slaughter
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Love it when you open your kindle and there‘s a book there you (again) forgot you preordered! A new Will Trent 😁😁 will be getting to this ASAP after current read.

Cinfhen Ha!! Niki sent me a text yesterday asking if I had any coupons. She wanted to purchase the new Karin Slaughter. 1w
Birdsong28 It's like a surprise present!!! 📚📖 1w
Itchyfeetreader Aha I think this might be on mine too when I connect to WiFi! 1w
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TrishB @Cinfhen 👍🏻 great minds! She will love Will too. 1w
TrishB @Itchyfeetreader 👍🏻 great when it happens 1w
TrishB @Birdsong28 it is. It‘s really calling me now.... 1w
Cathythoughts A lovely surprise 1w
Birdsong28 Answer it lol! @TrishB 1w
TrishB @Birdsong28 I‘m at home writing a paper for Senate.....working hard, resisting book.... 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts it was 😁 1w
AceOnRoam I just read my first Will Trent 1w
TrishB @AceOnRoam you have some treats in store! 1w
AceOnRoam Yes, I'm looking forward to them. I hope Child and Slaughter will continue this short story into a full length novel as well. Can't they write faster??? 1w
rretzler One of the best surprises! 1w
TrishB @rretzler definitely 😁 7d
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The Bronze Horseman | Paullina Simons
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JillR It‘s a while since I read this but I remember it was a good one... 1w
Cinfhen #PageCountPhobia but I‘m tempted..... 1w
TrishB @JillR it was a really good read 👍🏻 1w
TrishB @Cinfhen it‘s s good read 👍🏻 but it is long! 1w
Cathythoughts Beautiful cover & title & I‘m tempted too 1w
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Wednesday's Child | Shane Dunphy
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It‘s my daughters 18th this weekend and it‘s her last exam today!
Been listening to Billie Eilish with my daughter and really like her!
I have hundreds!Dyed my hair with different coloured food colourings in my early teens. Rained on way to school and it ran down my face and I was made to stand on the stage through school assembly.
Muse and pic my daughter sent when her exams finished today!
#humpdaypost

Bklover I listen to Billie Eilish with my 18 year old daughter too! Happy 18th to her! (edited) 1w
TrishB @Bklover she‘s amazingly talented- especially for her age. 1w
Coleen_Nieto @TrishB happy birthday to your daughter!!! 1w
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rretzler Happy Birthday to your daughter! 🎉🎈🎂🎁 My older son is 17 1/2 this month. Scary! 1w
Stacy_31 Happy birthday to your daughter! I listen to Billie Eilish with my 14 y/o- she is talented. 💜💜 1w
Caroline2 Woo hoo! 🥳 lots to celebrate. I love billie eilish too! 😉 1w
Boooooks Oh my god I didn‘t know Muse we‘re touring they always look like they‘re amazing live!! 1w
rohit-sawant Happy Birthday to your daughter! 🎂 1w
squirrelbrain Happy Birthday to your daughter - hope you all have a fab weekend! ❤️ 1w
Cathythoughts Beautiful post !! Freedom 👍🏻♥️🎉 1w
Kalalalatja Congrats to your daughter! And I‘m really into Billie Eilish, too, she‘s great! 👌 1w
TrishB @Coleen_Nieto @rretzler @rohit-sawant @squirrelbrain thanks lovely people ❤️ 1w
TrishB @Stacy_31 @Caroline2 @Kalalalatja she‘s amazingly talented 👍🏻 1w
TrishB @Boooooks they are amazing 👍🏻 just announced more dates in the U.K. Not sure where in the world you are! 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts nights without revision cards ❤️ 1w
LeahBergen Your hair mishap! 😆😆 1w
Boooooks @TrishB well I‘m in St Helens so we usually go to Manchester or Liverpool for concerts I prefer Liverpool or Leeds first Direct I‘ll have a look what‘s coming up 👍 1w
TrishB @LeahBergen there are many, but food colouring rolling down my face is a fav! (edited) 1w
TrishB @Boooooks it‘s London or Birmingham for the next dates. You just missed Manchester! Waving to you from Liverpool 👋 I like Leeds Arena too! 1w
CarolynM Happy birthday and congratulations to your daughter, and congratulations to mum and dad on another child reaching adulthood🎉🎉🎉 1w
TrishB @CarolynM thank you 😁 I‘ve given myself a pat on the back now! 1w
DivineDiana All the best for you and your daughter as you begin a new chapter! 👏🏻👍🏻🎉 3d
TrishB @DivineDiana thank you 😘 3d
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Solomon Creed | Simon Toyne
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Started this all action thriller this morning. Think it was recommended by @Andrew65

Crazeedi He always gives great suggestions !! 1w
TrishB @Crazeedi he does! 1w
Cathythoughts Look forward to your review... sounds good !! 1w
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Andrew65 It was!!!! 👍 I have read this first one and need to continue this series. Quite different approach in this book. Even more so I recommend his Sanctus Trilogy, a wonderful trilogy and adventure. I know @Eadieb also enjoyed these books. 1w
Andrew65 @Crazeedi @TrishB Why thank you. 😊😍🙌 (edited) 1w
TrishB @Andrew65 I‘ll probably try those too! This one was a 99p offer! 1w
Andrew65 @TrishB That‘s a great bargain! 👍 (edited) 1w
EadieB @TrishB I've read and gave 5 stars to this one and the sequel 1w
Andrew65 @EadieB That‘s the one I need to read. 1w
EadieB @Andrew65 Yes It is as good as the first one. Don't know if he has written any others as he seems busy with CBS reality show Written In Blood, 6 Authors Influenced by Crime. (edited) 1w
Andrew65 @EadieB It looks like he is currently writing a ‘tricky standalone‘ that comes out next year. 1w
TrishB Thanks @EadieB I‘ll keep my eye out! 1w
EadieB @Andrew65 Interesting! Ill have to check it out! The CBS reality show has a segment about Elly Griffith and Peter James and their books. Can‘t watch it as it‘s a UK production. 1w
TrishB @Andrew65 I always cross check the 99p offers against Litsy! 1w
Andrew65 @EadieB That‘s interesting, will have to check it out. In middle of books by both these at the moment! (edited) 1w
Andrew65 @TrishB That‘s a good strategy! 1w
EadieB @Andrew65 it seems he also interviews Peter Robinson and Tess Gerritsen. You can watch the interviews on YouTube. (edited) 1w
Andrew65 @EadieB Will check them out, I need to get back to the Rizzoli and Isles Series! 1w
TheAromaofBooks I enjoyed this when I read it a while back, and keep meaning to reread now that there is a sequel! 1w
TrishB @TheAromaofBooks I‘m enjoying it - I‘ve just been diverted via another book at the moment! 7d
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Rain | Kirsty Gunn
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I definitely need a lighter read now. This was grey and melancholy and 💔.
The writing was beautiful and the story uncomfortable.
A short story for me!

Reggie So much water, and I loved the bits about the mom and the dad, how she was only attainable for a certain part of the day right before the party, and how the little girl would tell the brother stories that were from his pajamas....but that ending😭😭😭. 1w
Reggie I‘m glad it was a pick for you!!! 1w
TrishB I was reading the ending on the bus!!! 😥😥 had to go back and read it later to absorb it properly. A powerful little read. 1w
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Rain | Kirsty Gunn
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Title fits the day. Been raining for about 24 hours now and feels like November! Have read half this book over lunchtime and just know it‘s not going to end well!!

erzascarletbookgasm I stacked this because of @Reggie ‘s review! 1w
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm that‘s why I brought it! #blameitonreggie 1w
Kalalalatja Stacked! 1w
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Birdsong28 It's horrible!!! I don't think I can bear it if it carries on for another 24 hours!!! 📚📖 1w
BookwormM We have had the heating on that is just wrong in June!! 1w
TrishB @Birdsong28 @BookwormM it‘s November in disguise! 1w
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A different sort of #grandhotel . Lots happening in this hotel.
#wanderingjune

BarbaraBB My last book was partly set in that hotel as well! 1w
Cathythoughts Great choice 👍🏻♥️ 1w
Cinfhen I‘ve already stacked!!! Can‘t wait to read this book 🥰 1w
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#frenchkissinintheusa #wanderingjune
A book about the lovely Debbie 💕

Cinfhen 🥰👍🏻 1w
BarbaraBB That must be an interesting read. 1w
Cathythoughts Gorg ♥️ 1w
arlenefinnigan Her autobiography should be a cracking read! 1w
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A very good read. She doesn‘t romanticise any of it or pretend she‘s a hero for getting sober.
I can be judgemental about addicts having lived with two, a parent and a long ago ex husband. I don‘t think this is a nice thing, it just is, I do my best. It‘s hard for anything to put a chip in that judgement but this may of. Just a chip though. I probably need some way out fiction now.
#bookaboutaddiction #booked2019

4thhouseontheleft My adoption allowed me to grow up away from the shadow of addiction, only learning of my birth mother‘s struggles in adulthood, and I am grateful for that. I wish I would have been able to meet her, but I am thankful she did not raise me. It‘s hard to be unbiased when it touches close to home. 1w
Kalalalatja My little brother struggled with addiction, and in some ways still do, and I was so angry with him for so long. And now I‘m working in a place where I have to counsel and do therapy with teenagers with addiction, and they all remind me so much of my brother, which is something I struggle with, but try to work through. So I feel you 1w
TrishB @4thhouseontheleft @Kalalalatja thanks friends. We do our best. 1w
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Cinfhen Beautiful review, Trish. I‘m glad this book found it‘s way to you and was a bit of comfort instead of pain ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ 1w
batsy My dad was an alcoholic and it was only after he passed that my siblings and I could even say the word "addiction". Lots of stigma on even naming it as such in Malaysian society... Anyway, I hear you and lots of complex feelings indeed ❤️❤️ 1w
Cathythoughts My family too was affected by alcohol.. it leaves deep marks. I don‘t know if I want to / or don‘t want to read this one. Sometimes I feel I‘m only really healing from it now, it‘s a long journey. It‘s good this book seemed to help you in some small way Trish. That‘s really good ♥️X X 1w
TrishB @Cinfhen it‘s important to read the other perspective I think. ❤️ 1w
TrishB @batsy @Cathythoughts we lock all those memories and feelings away most of the time ❤️ totally understand. Different coping mechanisms. 1w
JennyM Thanks for sharing, Trish. Beautiful review. 1w
Caroline2 I know what you mean, I‘m judgmental when it comes to addiction too. Like you say, it‘s a different perspective viewing it from the outside. Not sure I‘m ready to stack this book yet tho.... 1w
TrishB @JennyM 😘 1w
TrishB @Reggie 😘 1w
TrishB @Caroline2 I understand! 1w
JanuarieTimewalker13 I tend to be judgmental also. It‘s bc I have a genetic blood disorder and have seen many friends die of it. So I get massively pissed off when people take a healthy body and trash it. I have zero tolerance for it, and also I had an ex husband too who had addiction problems...I was too naive to see the red flags...never again. 6d
TrishB @JanuarieTimewalker13 I hear you ❤️ and understand! 6d
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Quick lunch time read. This book has sucked me in completely and it‘s so not my usual type of read.
Thanks Cindy!

Cathythoughts Sounds interesting ♥️👍🏻 1w
MicheleinPhilly I loved loved LOVED this book! 1w
Cinfhen So glad!! It‘s a gripping story and she‘s a good writer 1w
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charl08 Sold! 1w
JenReadsAlot It was really well written! 1w
youneverarrived I loved this! It was perfect on audio. 1w
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Home | Amanda Berriman
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Sadly there is no #greengreengrassofhome in this one.
#wanderingjune

BarbaraBB Great cover! 2w
Cinfhen I‘m staying away from sad for awhile!!! 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen yeah don‘t do this one! 2w
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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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When I say it was a fun read, I don‘t really mean fun due to the actual things going on, but mostly one where this is your expression 😮. It was a quick page turner where I guessed a lot of it but wanted to see how it panned out.
Not a literary masterpiece, but a good solid read.

BookwormM I enjoyed this one 2w
tournevis Please tell me the 16yo girl on the cover is not supposed tp be the wife! Please! 2w
Cathythoughts Nice review 👍🏻♥️I‘m still reading ... 😁, it‘s a page turner 👍🏻 2w
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TrishB @BookwormM me too 👍🏻 2w
TrishB @tournevis I suspect so! 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts it definitely was 👍🏻 2w
tournevis @TrishB *cringe* 2w
Cinfhen It was sort of kitschy but in a good way....I couldn‘t stop reading!!! 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen exactly! 2w
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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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Some train reading - on way to Manchester to meet my son, we‘re going to see MUSE 😁😁

readordierachel Have fun!! 2w
erzascarletbookgasm Ooo, have a rocking time! I am eager to start the tagged book soon, after @Cinfhen ‘s review! 2w
Andrew65 Enjoy. 😊 2w
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cobwebmoth Have fun! They put on a great show. 2w
MicheleinPhilly Enjoy! You are such a cool mum. ☺️ 2w
saresmoore Muse is one of the best live shows I‘ve ever been to! Enjoy! 2w
Cinfhen Fun!!!!!! Can‘t wait to hear your thoughts about both book and concert 2w
Cinfhen It‘s a really dark twisty read @erzascarletbookgasm 2w
youneverarrived Have a great time! 2w
batsy You are the coolest! And I've had the pleasure of seeing Muse; they rocked 💜🎵 I hope you both had a great time. 2w
Cathythoughts Snap ! I just started this one last night & I‘m enjoying it. ( I also tried it a month ago & bailed ) but after @Cinfhen review yesterday decided to give it another go , 👍🏻👍🏻. I hope gig was great 2w
Cinfhen How‘s round 2 going @Cathythoughts ?? Are u enjoying book a bit more?? How was last night @TrishB ???? 2w
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen I can‘t put it down. Have had a busy week... it‘s perfect!! Just goes to show you ... so glad I saw your review yesterday! I‘m looking forward to reading it today ASAP ♥️😘 2w
TrishB @readordierachel @erzascarletbookgasm @Andrew65 @cobwebmoth @MicheleinPhilly @saresmoore @youneverarrived @Cinfhen @batsy @Cathythoughts great gig as always! Always way over the top and awesome. Robots too! Usual shambles with trains back so didn‘t get home til 1.30...... 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen @Cathythoughts managed 40min read on the way and am gripped - definitely want to know what‘s going on!! Hopefully get some reading time today 😁👍🏻 2w
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Summer Bird Blue | Akemi Dawn Bowman
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Heart breaking and lovely 💕💔
Had a lump in my throat a couple of times and tears running down my face. Explores a lot of different themes really well. It‘s YA just in case....

Cathythoughts Sounds good ! ( & thanks for the YA heads up 👍🏻... I‘ll pass on this one 😘 (edited) 2w
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Into the Fire | Sonia Orchard
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What a fantastic #bookmail day today from my friends from far off places 📚
Thank you Jessie, Jenny and Carolyn 😘😘 looking forward to reading these!!
Carolyn - yours will travel again after I‘ve read 👍🏻

Kalalalatja Lovely! 2w
Cathythoughts Lovely gifts 👍🏻♥️ 2w
CarolynM Glad to see Boy has reached you, I'll be very interested in your reaction to it. I loved Into the Fire, I think it's by far the better book. 2w
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erzascarletbookgasm Happy reading! 😘❤️ 2w
TrishB @Kalalalatja @Cathythoughts they certainly are ❤️ 2w
TrishB @CarolynM looking forward to trying both! 2w
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm thank you friend 💜 2w
JennyM Look at all that goodness. Looking forward to hearing all your thoughts when you get to them. 😘😘😘 2w
TrishB @JennyM 😘😘 always the important point! 2w
Cinfhen So wonderful to see books traveling all over the world 🌍 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen this one is travelling onto you when I‘ve read 👍🏻 2w
Cinfhen Awwww!! You‘re the best xx and thanks @CarolynM for starting this lovely book chain 😍 2w
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Thinner | Richard Bachman
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#gypsyroad #wanderingjune
This one features a gypsy curse.

Cinfhen Someone posted a SK book by the same title earlier this week. 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen it‘s the same book 😁 he published it first under this pseudonym and then under his own name. This is the original publication! 2w
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Ms_T This has been on my must read list forever! 2w
Areader2 Oh wow I forgot I read this years ago! 2w
ladym30 This was creepy, and I enjoyed it! 2w
BarbaraBB Cool cover! 2w
TrishB @Ms_T I think it‘s a good read 👍🏻 2w
TrishB @Areader2 @ladym30 a good read 👍🏻 2w
Reggie Why don‘t you eat your own pie? 2w
TrishB @Reggie 😁😁 2w
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Coldheart Canyon | Clive Barker
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Cinfhen Great cover!! Never read Clive Barker 2w
Cinfhen Not related, right????? 2w
Reggie 🖤🖤🖤 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen I wish 😁 but sadly not, though he is from Liverpool! 2w
Cinfhen That‘s pretty neat, the Liverpool connection 2w
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Waterstones offer!! I have preordered the signed one as it matches the first 😁❤️

batsy Oooh! Though I have no business looking at any preorders or anything until I, er, actually read the first 🙈 (that I ran out and bought as soon as it was out 😂😂) 2w
Simona @Betsy Sounds very familiar 😬 2w
Oryx Just ordered mine too 2w
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Moray_Reads Me too! 2w
saresmoore Would you believe I haven‘t read anything by Pullman yet? I want to remedy this, but I‘m being a snob about only wanting to read a beautiful U.K. edition of the trilogy. 😬 Looks like I‘ll be doing some shopping today! 2w
TrishB @batsy you could get the lovely copies and read once they‘re all out 😁 2w
TrishB @Oryx @Moray_Reads I will buy another one as well to actually read!! 2w
TrishB @saresmoore you have to have the lovely copies of course 💕 2w
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Wake | Elizabeth Knox
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Brought this one due to @Reggie and I see @Lindy enjoyed too! Psychological thriller or sci-fi or horror....could be any of those. Good read, similar vibe to Under the Dome.

Lindy 👍Elizabeth Knox is great. 😊 2w
Reggie Ughhhh, the part where the girl realizes that the guy was hoping the other sister was the one who would survive in the body. That broke my heart. Glad you liked it!!! 2w
TrishB @Lindy my first but will have a look at some others! 2w
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TrishB @Reggie awww....that was sad. 2w
Lindy I love the Dreamhunter duology. 2w
TrishB @Lindy 👍🏻 2w
Cathythoughts Sounds good ♥️👍🏻stacked 2w
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My brother calls me Trash.....
Tagged 👍🏻
Yes!! Sometimes the hype sets up unrealistic expectations and then I feel let down. Either have to read right after publication or leave for a while!
I can be seduced into buying a book by the cover...it won‘t change my mind about what I think about the book though.
Anyone who hasn‘t played 😁
Thanks for tag @Birdsong28
#wondrouswednesday (sorry it‘s late!)

JennyM My brother calls me Jenitals! 😆😆😆 (edited) 2w
OrangeMooseReads That sounds like something my brother would do but it wouldn‘t be endearing 2w
TrishB @JennyM that made me giggle 🤭 that‘s definitely worse! 2w
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TrishB @OrangeMooseReads I think age has made it endearing 🤷‍♀️ 2w
OrangeMooseReads @TrishB I meant that my brother wouldn‘t have meant it endearing even over time that‘s the way he is 2w
Eggs That is an unusual title!! Thanks for joining in 🤗💗 2w
LeahBergen @JennyM @TrishB 😆😂😆😂 2w
TrishB @LeahBergen gotta love the siblings!! 2w
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#letsgetlost some lost books on my kindle 😁
#wanderingjune

Cinfhen Pretty good 3/8 read 😉❣️😂😂 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen I thought so too😁 2w
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1984 | George Orwell
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Day late! Didn‘t see yesterday before bed 😁
Liverpool won the Champions League 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
I don‘t really re-read. Too many books.
No idea what this means 🤷‍♀️
Tagged one 👍🏻
Anyone who wants to join in ❤️
#humpdaypost

Cathythoughts Congratulations Liverpool 2w
Caroline2 I thought of you Trish when Liverpool won!! 👏 😁 🏆 2w
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Boy's Life | Robert R. McCammon
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#smalltownboy #wanderingjune
Cory is a small town boy in this wonderful novel.
With thanks to @Reggie for pointing me in the direction of this author who I‘d never heard of before Litsy.

BarbaraBB Sounds intriguing! 2w
Cathythoughts This sounds really good! Stacking 2w
Reggie 🤗 2w
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Caroline2 Stacked! 😉 2w
gradcat Good ol‘ @Reggie ♥️😊👍 2w
Suet624 I recently read this because of @Reggie and I‘d never heard of the author either. A great story. 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts @Caroline2 a great read 👍🏻 2w
TrishB @gradcat exactly 👍🏻 2w
TrishB @Suet624 👍🏻 I‘ve read a couple of his others now too! 2w
Cinfhen #pagecountphobia but I think I‘d like to try!!!! 2w
Cinfhen And YES @gradcat Good ol‘ @Reggie xxx 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen I loved it 💕 2w
Reggie @Suet624 Are there crab cakes at the wedding? 😘 @Cinfhen I think you should try it. Once you‘re in it the page count won‘t even matter cause you won‘t want it to end. @gradcat😊❤️ 2w
Suet624 @Reggie haha. We are in Boulder so I doubt it. 2w
Reggie @Suet624 Colorado!!!! You know what that means!!!!! Pot brownies for everyone!!!! Lol jk. 2w
gradcat @Reggie Pot brownies? Ha ha ha! How are you? ♥️ 2w
Suet624 @Reggie I already see some glazed eyes 👀😛 2w
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The Black Widow | Daniel Silva
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Another exciting adventure with Gabriel 👍🏻
Twists, turns and lots of dead bodies!
Best not to think this is going on everyday!

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#castleonthehill #wanderingjune
I have a book on castles somewhere that I can‘t find, as soon as I post this it will no doubt make itself known!!

BarbaraBB Haha probably yes! 2w
Katerina That looks very much like a Dalek 😁 2w
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The Black Widow | Daniel Silva
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Train reading this morning. On way to London for a meeting, which had to be moved as was originally in Whitehall and ended up inside the police cordon for today‘s protests!
Have a good day book friends 😁

Freespirit Are they anti- Trump protests? 2w
Tove_Reads Is your meeting with the American man I heard was in town??? 🤣😜 2w
TrishB @Freespirit yes, multiple protests across London today. My mtg has been moved to east London to avoid. 2w
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TrishB @Tove_Reads I‘m not sure I could do that one! 😁 2w
Freespirit Stay safe @TrishB 2w
gradcat Ugh. Sorry you have to through changing your meeting venue, but I cannot say I‘m terribly sorry about the protests against Trump. 2w
arlenefinnigan Throw a milkshake for me x 2w
batsy Yes what @arlenefinnigan said, one for me too pls 🙃 2w
Crazeedi A shame there has to be protests 2w
TrishB @Freespirit thank you 😁 just heading for train back now. 2w
TrishB @gradcat me neither! 2w
TrishB @Crazeedi I have no problem with the protests, I think they‘re an important part of democracy legally expressed. 🤷‍♀️ 2w
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The Black Widow | Daniel Silva
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Reading has been done tonight!! I have done revision cards for 3.5 hours with my daughter on sociological theories of religion and the family...my brain is very tired.
Going to start tagged book tomorrow as have train travel.
Have abandoned Sympathy for now Cindy, hibernation until you‘re ready....it‘s definitely a concentrate book.....

JennyM Oh the joy of A‘Levels. Hope you are all doing ok. When does she finish? 2w
TrishB @JennyM 12 June.....very hard to keep momentum going and she‘s so stressed and anxious! 2w
Cathythoughts I wish your daughter luck 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Caroline2 Revision is so tough. I hope the exam goes ok for her. So stressful for you all! 😔 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts @Caroline2 thank you. 😘 be glad when it‘s over! 2w
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#chinagirl #wanderingjune
Still on the tbr 🤷‍♀️

Cinfhen Sounds really fascinating 2w
Birdsong28 Such a good book, harrowing at times but good 📚📖 2w
TrishB @Birdsong28 I will get to it eventually! 2w
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Caroline2 I loved this book. It‘s really tough at times but very well written. 👍🏻 2w
TrishB @Caroline2 it Ly oks great, I just never seem to get to it. 2w
Caroline2 @TrishB I know what you mean. I had it on my shelf for yearsss, it‘s moved house with me 3 times! 😆 it was only when it came up on some Litsy challenge thing that I actually read it. 🤷‍♀️ it‘s not as dry or depressing as it looks tho! 👍🏻 2w
Caroline2 I was the same. It was on my shelf for yearssss, moved house with me 3 times! I finally read it for a Litsy challenge thing. It‘s not as depressing or hard work as it sounds tho. 👍🏻 2w
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Secret Santa | John Scognamiglio, Sabrina James
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One in, one out!
Left hand side is my incoming parcel from Helen (unless there‘s another squirrel obsessed person with these stickers 😁) thank you 😘😘 can‘t wait to open
Right hand side is the one I‘ve sent out today (still anonymous let‘s see if she guesses). Should arrive Thursday.
#secretsantagoespostal

squirrelbrain Yay! Of course, it‘s from me - who else would be silly enough to have their own squirrel stickers?! 🐿🤪 I really enjoyed shopping for you... 2w
TrishB @squirrelbrain I‘ve hidden out of sight now and can‘t wait to open. 😁 2w
BarbaraBB Exciting! @squirrelbrain definitely has good taste 💕 2w
TrishB @BarbaraBB she does😁 something to look forward to over the next few weeks! 2w
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Sympathy | Olivia Sudjic
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Cindy - I‘ve started!! Which basically means I‘ve read the first few chapters in the bath!
Off out to see my boys bring the cup 🏆 home in a bit . Hopefully get a few more chapters in later.

Cinfhen My day got a little crazzy 😩no reading off to see your boys sounds awesome!!!! Enjoy & celebrate 3w
squirrelbrain Have a fab time! 😁👍❤️ 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen ❤️💜 xx 3w
TrishB @squirrelbrain 😘👍🏻 3w
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Wonderful #imaginaryplaces in the Six Duchies
#wanderingjune

Cinfhen I love the font this series uses and I‘m {{almost}} tempted to pick one up and give it a try 😁 3w
Cathythoughts @TrishB @Cinfhen I did just pick up the first one yesterday... I don‘t know when I‘ll get to it , but I think it sounds good 👍🏻 3w
Soubhiville These are beautiful! 3w
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Kalalalatja So true! 3w
MicheleinPhilly @cinfhen HA! Do you see the size of those things? You‘re never reading them. 😉 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen apart from the first one the rest are very big books! 3w
TrishB @Cathythoughts the first one is a slow build! 3w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly you wrote your comment at the exact same time as mine 😁😁 3w
TrishB @Soubhiville @Kalalalatja they are lovely ❤️ 3w
MicheleinPhilly Cindy‘s page count phobia is legend. Love you Cindy! 😘 @Cinfhen 3w
BarbaraBB Trish! Your Reds did it! Hope you had a big fat party last night! 3w
TrishB @BarbaraBB my head 🤢 but a great night and been to see them in the parade today 👍🏻 3w
BarbaraBB That must have been so cool! Well then deserved it, Spurs were really boring yesterday! 3w
Cinfhen Love you too @MicheleinPhilly 😘😘and I‘ve seen those dead weights #PageCountPhobiaIsReal 😱😱😱 3w
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Can‘t settle to anything today ⚽️⚽️
Sansa‘s ready and raring to go.
🤞🏻🤞🏻🏆🏆

MicheleinPhilly Oh my heart! 😍 3w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly she did have to be coerced to put the top on! But she‘s a good girl! 3w
DGRachel So cute!!! 3w
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TheSpineView 💜🐾 3w
Prairiegirl_reading I wish my dog would wear clothes. 🐾 3w
Tanisha_A Sweet! 🥰 3w
batsy What a sweet pup 😍 How many treats did she have to be bribed with 😁 3w
booklover984 What a cutie pie 😍 3w
Erofan Cutie 🐕❤ 3w
Cathythoughts Enjoy your night 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3w
Kalalalatja Awwwww! Good luck 🤞 3w
LeahBergen She‘s so sweet!! 🥰🥰 3w
jhod Come on you reds!!🤩 3w
Izai.Amorim Congratulations! 🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾 3w
Andrew65 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🍾🥂🍾🥂🎯🥳 3w
Cinfhen 🏆⚽️Happy Times 🍾cheers 3w
JennyM ⚽️ 🐶♥️ 3w
erzascarletbookgasm Sweet redemption! 🏆 3w
erzascarletbookgasm Oh and Sansa‘s very cooperative 😁 🐾 ❤️ 3w
TrishB @Cathythoughts @Kalalalatja @jhod @Izai.Amorim @Andrew65 @Cinfhen @JennyM @erzascarletbookgasm thanks folks ❤️ all is good in footie land except my head.....🏆🎉⚽️ 3w
Cinfhen Hahahahaha 😂😂🤕Thank God it‘s Sunday 3w
Reggie Awww she‘s so beautiful!!!😍 3w
Oryx Sansa brought good luck! 3w
TrishB @Reggie thank you 💕 3w
TrishB @Oryx she definitely did 😁 3w
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The Memory Police | Yoko Ogawa
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#biginjapan #wanderingjune
Stolen from the Japan Times 😁

Velvetfur Very pretty picture! 😊 3w
RachelO I think this is going to be a ‘stacking all the challenge books‘ kind of month. Have I mentioned how much I loved..? 3w
Mandoul Cool - thanks for sharing! 3w
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Cathythoughts These look interesting ♥️👍🏻 3w
batsy These all look so good! I've already got Ueno Station and Murder in the Crooked House stacked. 3w
RachelO @batsy I‘ve just found Murder in the Crooked House on my shelf, after a charity shop hall a few weeks back. Hadn‘t realised it was new out! 3w
erzascarletbookgasm I want to read all of them! 3w
batsy @RachelO Nice! 😍 3w
BarbaraBB What a great post, thank you, I‘ll check them all. And, off topic, where are you watching the CL finals tonight?! 3w
TrishB @BarbaraBB we‘ll be staying at home and yelling at the telly in our living room 🤞🏻⚽️ 3w
BarbaraBB @TrishB very good! I‘ll yell with you! 3w
TrishB @BarbaraBB appreciated 😘⚽️🏆 3w
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