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TrishB

TrishB

Joined September 2016

Main loves: Stephen King, Robin Hobb, Sharon K Penman, Mark Lawrence.
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Pickpick

Wow 😮 there‘s a bit of everything in this one!! I think this is my favourite so far. The plot is great, so much going on and the personal stories take a huge leap.
Loved it 👍🏻♥️

Andrew65 Must get back to this series, only read the first one. 9h
JennyM Just finished the first one this weekend...absolutely loved it. 9h
TrishB @Andrew65 another one that matures 😁👍🏻 7h
TrishB @JennyM so glad you loved it ❤️ these are so good. 7h
CarolynM Such a wonderful series. Think it's time for me to pick up the next one. 6h
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After the Party | Cressida Connolly
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#partyman #soaringscores
A good read, but not quite as hard hitting as I wanted it to be. And a great cover.

Cinfhen A+ cover 🥰 15h
Sace I want to read it for the cover alone. 15h
LeahBergen I second (third?) what @Cinfhen and @Sace said! 👍🏻 12h
CrowCAH After the party there‘s usually clean up 🧹 🧽 11h
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#didimakethemostoflovingyou #soaringscores
Thanks to @EadieB for letting me know where the song is from!!

LeeRHarry The movie was soooo good! 😍 2d
AmyG I loved the movie, too. 2d
Jerdencon Movie was great! 2d
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EadieB @TrishB You‘re welcome! That‘s why I always post early! 2d
TrishB @LeeRHarry @AmyG @Jerdencon I‘ve never watched the series or the film! I‘m very bad at telly and films.... 2d
Cinfhen So true @TrishB @EadieB and her posts OFTEN help me on days when I‘m feeling stomped 😜 2d
EadieB @Cinfhen Glad to be of service to you! lol 2d
Mdargusch This looks like a fun book! 16h
CrowCAH @EadieB does a great job DJing the tunes for the month! Perfect choice of book for the prompt! 11h
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When She Woke: A Novel | Hillary Jordan
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Pickpick

I thought this was awesome. Yes, it‘s dystopian and not a lot of new things are on the table. But a good story, well written and some strong female characters. Enjoyed this 👍🏻
I enjoyed your notes too Kristen 😘

BookNAround Glad you liked it. 2d
Cathythoughts Sounds like a good one 👍🏻♥️ 2d
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The Stand | Stephen King
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It‘s awesome and long 👍🏻
Socks, because I can‘t bear the thought of standing where everyone else‘s feet have been. I hate feet.
No idea🤷‍♀️ was on the 43rd floor in a hotel in Shanghai once. I had to close the curtains and couldn‘t look down!
Anything with meat....although I just don‘t eat it!
Everyday 🧙‍♀️
#friyayintro

vivastory #2 😂😂 I agree 💯 2d
TrishB @vivastory people should really keep them covered 😂😂 2d
LeahBergen Feet, yes, but especially long toenails 🤮🤮 2d
TrishB @LeahBergen glad I wasn‘t eating my breakfast 🤢 2d
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#mistymountains #soaringscores
Another good one from Boyne 👍🏻

Suet624 He just can‘t seem to help himself. 3d
Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️ 3d
Cinfhen Didn‘t know about this one 🙌🏻thanks for posting and sharing 3d
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CrowCAH Planes ✈️ coming out if the mist! 3d
Andrew65 Can‘t beat John Boyne. (edited) 9h
TrishB @Andrew65 👍🏻 7h
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Run Away | Harlan Coben
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#99ponkindle
Offer today, well worth this I think!

Cathythoughts Nice one Trish 👍🏻♥️ 4d
MicheleinPhilly I may just do that. I need some brain candy. 4d
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TrishB @MicheleinPhilly always have a bit of brain candy ready! 3d
Andrew65 Love Harlan Coben books, waiting for this one from the library. 9h
TrishB @Andrew65 couldn‘t resist at 99p 😁 7h
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Waterstones Liverpool One | Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (Bookstore)
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It‘s here Michele 😘😘 thank you! Will put away until birthday.
Please email me trish.barker@liverpool.ac.uk with your address ♥️♥️

MicheleinPhilly HOORAY! Also do they deliver your mail via jet ski? I‘m confused by the “Delivered by Sea Do.” 😉 4d
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly 😂😂 we are a port!! 4d
MicheleinPhilly So are we! But I have never seen a mail jet ski! I‘m just picturing some of the nobs I‘ve seen on holidays racing around on jet skis like a bat out of hell flinging packages at the shore like a demented paper boy. My brain is a strange place. 4d
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly the thought has made me chuckle 😁😁 4d
arlenefinnigan The thought of a postie jet skiing on the Mersey in their uniform 😂 4d
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It‘s YA, but it‘s interesting, hard hitting, important and well written. Also a reminder of some of the crap (young) women have to go through. Enjoyed it 👍🏻

Kalalalatja I‘m in the mood for some hard hitting YA at the moment 💪 #stacked 4d
TrishB @Kalalalatja I think you‘ll like this one 👍🏻 4d
Cathythoughts Nice review 👍🏻♥️ 4d
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#leavingport #soaringscores
My Mum used to love all these books 👍🏻

Cathythoughts That‘s so lovely 4d
Cinfhen Both covers are awesome #BonusCoverCrush 4d
CrowCAH Cute pics on the covers! 4d
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Vlad: The Last Confession | C C (Chris C ) Humphreys
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#theconfession #soaringscores
Currently #99ponkindle but it‘s not a vampire novel!!

CrowCAH What? How is this not a vampire book? With a title like that? 5d
mabell @CrowCAH Vlad was worse than a vampire 😱 5d
TrishB @CrowCAH it‘s the real history apparently! 5d
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Friday Black | NANA KWAME. ADJEI-BRENYAH
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Bailedbailed

Nearly half way through and bailed. The first story is really hard hitting and I think it set up expectations. Some I didn‘t understand at all and none I was very impressed with after the first. Didn‘t want to pick up again this morning!!
Buddy read failure strikes again!

Angitron Totally agree with you! The first story is so sharp, but the rest are a disappointment. 6d
Lindy I felt intellectually engaged with this collection and appreciated that aspect very much. I‘m not always in that frame of mind and, if I hadn‘t been, I probably would have bailed also. 6d
TrishB @Angitron that‘s definitely how I felt! 5d
TrishB @Lindy I think when I‘m mad busy in work that I shouldn‘t attempt the intellectual as my brain just wants entertainment!! 5d
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Friday Black | NANA KWAME. ADJEI-BRENYAH
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Started for our buddy read @Cinfhen @Hooked_on_books hadn‘t realised it was short stories! Read the first one as watching the footie on the telly.....as the racist abuse unfolds on a black player ☹️

Balibee146 Shocking abuse... 😡😡 6d
Cinfhen I‘ll start tomorrow ~ 6d
TrishB @Balibee146 it‘s absolutely disgusting. I don‘t think I‘d be able to carry on playing. Why should they? Would anyone else be expected to sit in work whilst people shout racist abuse at them? 6d
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Balibee146 @TrishB agreed it makes my blood boil 6d
TrishB @Cinfhen I‘m scratching my head a bit!! 6d
Cinfhen Uh oh!! That doesn‘t bode well for me 😳I‘m generally NOT a fan of short story collections 6d
TrishB @Cinfhen me neither! The first one is shocking and makes you want to read on. I haven‘t understood a couple at all and now I‘m at 50% and thinking if I want another 50%! Not sure what I‘m missing..... 6d
Billypar I liked the messages behind the stories, but not the stories themselves. The only one I enjoyed was 'The Hospital Where' - not sure if you got to that one yet. I thought it was strange in a good way, unfolding like a dream. 6d
Cinfhen I‘ve seen lots of mixed reviews, including the PAN from @Billypar ( that makes me nervous because Vinny generally likes short stories or eclectic endeavors 😜) Feel free to bail, Trish!! I‘m gonna start this morning ( my parents are going to visit relatives for the next 2 days so I‘m good to go👍🏽) 6d
TrishB @Billypar @Cinfhen I liked the messages and the first story is impressive. But it‘s gone downhill since! 6d
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Gifts | Nuruddin Farah
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It‘s here Jessie 😁 I shall put away for my birthday!!

AmyG 💕 6d
erzascarletbookgasm Yay! 💃 6d
Cathythoughts Birthday fun is beginning 🥳. I better get my parcel ready .... 😊 6d
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TrishB @Cathythoughts awww 😘 6d
MicheleinPhilly I sent you something from Waterstone‘s but I am not at all confident that they will properly identify who it is from or why. 🤦🏻‍♀️ 6d
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly a surprise Waterstones package 😁 thank you so much 😘 5d
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Black and Blue | Ian Rankin
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#abluedress #soaringscores
Don‘t seem to have any dresses on my kindle! Some blue stuff. Good read rate - I have 1-10 on my kindle of the Rebus series and have so far read one 🤷‍♀️

Cinfhen It has a 💯 Litsy Rating so you might be missing out on a good read!!!! 7d
CrowCAH Pretty blue! 💙 7d
TrishB @Cinfhen obviously I need to get a move on with this series! 6d
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The Lovers | John Connolly
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Pickpick

Excellent as always. Loved that it provided a lot of the background info on Charlie‘s early years. Great series 👍🏻

JanuarieTimewalker13 Can you read this one first? Or do they have to be read in publication order? 1w
TrishB @JanuarieTimewalker13 I think these definitely need to be read in order, there is so much personal and back story in them. 1w
JanuarieTimewalker13 Ok, thank you!! 1w
Cathythoughts Nice review ! I must get back to this series .... one of these days. 7d
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Homeland | Andrew Kaplan
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Travelling to #homeland after Numan gig! He played some #soaringscores loads of stuff from first couple of albums which was amazing.
I would like to say this is one of my photos but mine were distinctly rubbish so pinched off a friend (c) Will Wilson.

Cathythoughts Great pic 👍🏻Numan is looking good ♥️ 1w
Cinfhen That‘s an AMAZING photo 💙🙌🏻sounds like a great night 1w
batsy That's a great pic! It must have been a fab night 1w
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Caroline2 Cool photo! Hope you had a fab time. 👍 1w
CrowCAH Great pic; glad it was a blast! 1w
LeahBergen Hello again, Gary! 😆 1w
Reggie Glad you had a good time!!! 7d
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The Lovers | John Connolly
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Train reading, on way to Leeds for Numan gig 😁😁 hence bookmark.

Addison_Reads I love his books so much. I'm restarting the series this month and trying to read through them all before January. I haven't read them all yet, but I've been gathering them up for a few years. 1w
erzascarletbookgasm Happy times! Have fun! 1w
Bookwomble A friend saw Gary's Liverpool show recently and said he was fantastic - have a good time 😊 1w
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Leftcoastzen Numan Power!Enjoy! 1w
TrishB @Bookwomble have done Liverpool and Manchester so far on this tour. Tonight is the last for us ☹️ but will enjoy! 1w
Balibee146 He does a lot of touring... Have fun ❤️❤️ 1w
BarbaraBB Enjoy!! 1w
Cathythoughts I hope you had a great time at Numan .... 👍🏻♥️ 1w
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm @Leftcoastzen @Balibee146 @BarbaraBB @Cathythoughts it was absolutely amazing, best one in a good few years. Leeds 02 Academy a cracking venue, unlike Liverpool 02 Academy which is dire! 1w
BarbaraBB So cool!! 1w
TrishB @Addison_Reads I‘m reading through the series slowly- rationing then! They are so good. 1w
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#thecallofdestiny (child😁) #soaringscores
All my brain was throwing up today!

CrowCAH True. The world holds many beautifully things! 1w
Cinfhen Brilliant ❤️😁 1w
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Watching You | Lisa Jewell
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I‘m sorry but someone‘s stomach has the supple give of freshly baked bread crust!! What 🤷‍♀️ this is the third time I‘ve stopped to shake my head at descriptions in this book, don‘t think it will be lasting much longer.

MidnightBookGirl That is... terrible. 1w
GlassAsDiamonds I do not think “crust = attractive in a human”. Must be weird that way... 😂🤦🏻‍♀️😂 1w
Trashcanman 🤪 1w
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Bookwormjillk That‘s like one of those games where you let predictive text tell you what to write. What the heck? 1w
erzascarletbookgasm 🤔 🍞 crust... 1w
AmyG 😳 1w
Itchyfeetreader Was it a good thing or a bad thing ? 1w
Balibee146 Okay now I'm just hungry lmao 😂😂😂 xxx 1w
charl08 Sounds like she was hungry when she wrote that! 1w
ImperfectCJ I always tell bread is done when I tap or scratch on the crust and there's a bit of a hollow sound. Also super attractive in human abdomens. 😬 1w
batsy I... Er... Hmm... Will he crumble? 🍞🤪 1w
Ruthiella Oof. I dislike over descriptive writing anyway. Just say “soft” or “firm”. (edited) 1w
MicheleinPhilly @GlassAsDiamonds Seriously. If someone is crusty, they need a bath ASAP. 😣 1w
TrishB @MidnightBookGirl @GlassAsDiamonds @Trashcanman @Bookwormjillk @erzascarletbookgasm @AmyG @Balibee146 @charl08 @ImperfectCJ @batsy @Ruthiella @MicheleinPhilly thanks peeps for making me laugh! I can‘t read anymore cos I‘ve left my kindle in my desk. Not on purpose honestly...... 1w
TrishB @Itchyfeetreader it was supposed to be in a wow 😮 good way! 1w
TrishB @Balibee146 hi 👋 Ali 1w
Balibee146 Hi hun... I've been lurking when I could... Missed 'chatting' xx 1w
TrishB @Balibee146 hope all is well 😘 xx 1w
Balibee146 @TrishB just been getting my oldest settled in secondary school... He's in the additional support needs unit and it's been a major transition... Plus the usual work hassles... Exploding van etc 🙄🙄 The boys are both settled in school now... Hope all well with you and the tribe xx 1w
TrishB @Balibee146 it‘s all very stressful! Waved daughter off to uni so we‘ve been having that transition too. She misses the dog and is constantly asking for pics 🐶♥️ 1w
Balibee146 @TrishB awww big transition for you all 😘😘 1w
Cathythoughts I‘m not feeling this quote either .... 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts 👍🏻 the book has been disappeared! 1w
Caroline2 😆 that‘s just weird! 1w
Reggie Lol 1w
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Just amazing and brilliant and wonderful. Such great story telling. A bit of a sad vibe to it too, won‘t say anymore on that but happy to discuss with those that have finished! Book hangover time.

RiverKScottWrites Love love his dark materials - this is going on my list ✅ 1w
TrishB @RiverKScottWrites 👍🏻 you need to also read this one first . 1w
arlenefinnigan You read it already?! 1w
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TrishB @arlenefinnigan literally couldn‘t put it down! It did not feel like a long book. 1w
RiverKScottWrites @TrishB Ah! Noted. Thank you! 1w
Cathythoughts Great review... 👍🏻✨✨✨✨✨ 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts thank you 😘 1w
Cinfhen Oh my!!! It‘s a #chunkster 😱 4d
TrishB @Cinfhen didn‘t feel it! 4d
Cinfhen Obviously 🙄 if it‘s under 999 pages, you think it‘s a light read 😘 4d
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Hogwarts Library | J. K. Rowling
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#libraryofcongress #soaringscores
Hogwarts is close enough 😁😁

Cinfhen Of course!! 2w
Sace Hogwart's is always the answer. 😂 2w
Lindy Ha! 2w
CrowCAH Lol very true; cute dragon on the front! 2w
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#lunchtimeread - wish I could stay at home and just read this ☹️ it‘s awesome so far.

emmaturi I am looking forward to get this one soon! It looks so big though! 2w
Kalalalatja So good to hear it lives up to the hype 🙌 2w
GingerAntics I‘m just getting into His Dark Materials (a bit of a late arrival lol) but I‘d like to stay home and just read, too. 2w
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TrishB @emmaturi it‘s 686 pages 👍🏻 2w
TrishB @Kalalalatja it‘s great when you just step back into a world and characters you live! 2w
TrishB @GingerAntics a designated reading day 😁 2w
GingerAntics That would be AWESOME!!! 2w
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Paper Towns | John Green
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#timebombtown #soaringscores
Some towns on my kindle 😁 this is my least fav Slaughter!

Cathythoughts All the townies 😀 (edited) 2w
CrowCAH I see quite a few titles use “town” in them! 2w
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Cinfhen I liked this Slaughter/ it wasn‘t too gruesome 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen that must be why I didn‘t like it 😁 it didn‘t feel like a Slaughter book! Thought Darktown was what Coptown should have been, really enjoyed it. 2w
Cinfhen I stacked Darktown after a review from @Reviewsbylola 🤩 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen I brought it after said review! 2w
Reviewsbylola I hope you both like it! @trishb @cinfhen That‘s a lot of pressure. 😬😆 2w
TrishB @Reviewsbylola I‘ve read, thought it was a great read 👍🏻 (edited) 2w
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#journeytotheisland #soaringscores
Based on a true story, I really enjoyed this novel.

batsy Such a pretty cover too 💙 2w
Cinfhen Oh good one!! Really liked it too!!! And the cover is so pretty😍 2w
Cathythoughts Sounds interesting.... stacked 2w
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Bookwormjillk Beautiful cover! 2w
LeahBergen And such a pretty cover! 2w
CrowCAH The cover is exotic; pretty! 2w
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#rainsofcastamere #soaringscores
All I got today! One of the (blood splattered) soundtrack albums.

Cinfhen Perfect 2w
CrowCAH Oh wow that‘s super cool!!!! 2w
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And the inside of the ‘normal‘ edition with a lovely stamp ❤️

Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️ 2w
batsy Love that stamp! 2w
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The gorgeous signed special edition ❤️❤️ finally managed to pick up my copy today!

GatheringBooks wowww!!! 2w
DrexEdit That is amazing! 😍😍😍 2w
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Tanisha_A Wow! 2w
Oryx So pretty! 2w
Mynameisacolour 🤩🤩🤩 Beautiful!! 2w
erzascarletbookgasm Oooo beautiful and sparkly! ✨ 2w
youneverarrived It‘s gorgeous! 2w
Linsy Pretty! ✨✨✨ 2w
Cathythoughts Oh that‘s lovely ♥️✨ 2w
Kalalalatja So pretty! 2w
Caroline2 😍 2w
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The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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I was very good in Waterstones and just collected my preordered books 📚 counted 12 books in the newly published section I need!!
Then saw this on the way out, a new collectors edition and now I‘m really sorry I didn‘t buy!! How lovely is this 💜

squirrelbrain Lovely! ❤️ 2w
Tanisha_A 😍 2w
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Cathythoughts Very nice 2w
Kalalalatja Stunning! 2w
Caroline2 Wowwww!! 😯 2w
Ruthiella Beautiful. I would love to replace my paperback with that beautiful edition! 2w
LeahBergen I know!!!! I‘ve been eyeballing that edition of Milkman, too!!! 😮😮😮 2w
TrishB @LeahBergen well spotted 😘 2w
batsy @LeahBergen Same! Been coveting these editions 😍 2w
TrishB @batsy they‘re beautiful ❤️ 2w
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Pickpick

Picking up the new Philip Pullman tomorrow as it‘s the first chance I‘ve had to get to town! Wanted something to last tonight and bus commute in the morning, but read with a cup of tea!
Nice easy reflection on being a reader. Loved the chapter on bookworm problems, probably things we could all relate to!
Now I still need something for my commute. Poetry here we come.

Cathythoughts Lovely cover on this one ♥️poetry is a lovely way to end the day ✨ (edited) 2w
Cathythoughts Or start the day .... ♥️ 2w
Cinfhen I thought this one was just ok but sometimes just ok is good enough 🥰 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts exactly 😁 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen it was a quiet Sunday night read. A bit cheesy sometimes and definitely not diverse! 2w
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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel | Mary Beth Keane
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Pickpick

Very torn between a pick and a so-so. Gone for a pick because I read in one afternoon and really wanted to know what happened. My biggest gripe is that sometimes I thought it was written in the 1950s!! More below.

TrishB The treatment of mental health issues just didn‘t sit right for the time period!! That‘s why I kept having to check the timings. It felt old and not addressed at all - very obvious issues and not dealt with at all. 2w
TrishB Thanks Cathy- definitely an interesting read. @Cathythoughts 2w
Cathythoughts Your welcome Trish 👍🏻♥️. worth the read , but just fell a bit flat for me. But I did want to finish it too 2w
LiteraryinLititz @TrishB I agree with your take. I read it quickly but won‘t necessarily recommend it to people. 2w
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Liverpool FC's Greatest Goals | Zarif Rasul, Liverpool Football Club
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#football #fallisbooked
A beautiful sight 😁😁 ⚽️ 8/8 wins

squirrelbrain And Wolves did good! 😁 2w
arlenefinnigan Book the open top bus now. 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🏈🙌🏻 2w
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TrishB @squirrelbrain they certainly did! 2w
TrishB @arlenefinnigan I‘m not jinxing anything. 2w
Susannah Very happy for your team. They are having a terrific run.... I haven‘t been following Premier League for long, but my favorite team, Tottenham, has taken a nosedive this season. What is happening? Was last season a fluke? 😩 I know it‘s early, but they need to get it together! 2w
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻💚🏈 2w
arlenefinnigan Imagine if Liverpool win the league and Man United go down. 2w
TrishB @Susannah if the dressing room rumours are true (player having affair with other players wife) unsurprising! Apparently the team are split behind the 2 players 🤷‍♀️ makes sense as players don‘t became bad over night. 2w
TrishB @arlenefinnigan even my dreaming hasn‘t gone that far 😁 2w
Susannah What?! Oh my goodness. I had no idea. Totally agree about players not going bad overnight. Wow. 2w
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#theraidersmarch #soaringscores
Raided Britain many a time 😁

Cinfhen 😜 2w
CrowCAH Arrr the Vikings! 🏴‍☠️ 2w
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Missing You | Harlan Coben
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Pickpick

When you just want to read an all action thriller 👍🏻 good afternoons read.

Cinfhen Harlan always delivers ♥️ 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen sometimes it‘s comforting to know exactly what you‘re getting! 2w
Cinfhen Yes; exactly 😉 2w
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Pirates | Matthew Craig
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Not in Litsy database!! There is a book for/about everything 😁😁
#soaringscores #hesapirate

CarolynM 😂😂😂 2w
batsy 😆 2w
Hooked_on_books Is it memoir? 😉 2w
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TrishB @Hooked_on_books 😂😂😂👍🏻 2w
CrowCAH For sure, there‘s a book out there for everything! 🏴‍☠️ 2w
Caroline2 Ohhhhhh I wanna be abducted by an alien pirate!!!!! 🙋‍♀️ 2w
TrishB @Caroline2 😂😂 2w
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The Furies | Katie Lowe
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Bailedbailed

70 pages in and I can‘t do anymore. Too YA and not very good writing! Don‘t like anyone or interested in anyone.
Lent to me by one of my team who thought I‘d love it....now what to say!

Cathythoughts Oh dear ! Sounds not so good 2w
FantasyChick I gave up on this one too. The story intrigued me but I just couldn't get into it 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts definitely wouldn‘t recommend Cathy! 2w
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Lizpixie Bummer! I have this one on my #TBR but this may bump it down the list.🤨 2w
TrishB @Lizpixie you may get into it 🤷‍♀️ 2w
Reggie Yikes it has a 14% rating. Just be straight up with them. I have to do this at work when people are all hey we think you might like this book. Just because it‘s a book doesn‘t always mean it‘s for you. 2w
TrishB @Reggie very true! Otherwise they‘re going to give me more of the same! 2w
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The Institute | Stephen King
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Tagged 😁
A black dress
Went to see Gary Numan on Monday night (and I didn‘t spam you all about it!)
Both (and my kids can‘t do either 🤷‍♀️)
Will do 😘😘
#friyayintro

DGRachel I have never been able to whistle, but I can snap my fingers and roll my r's. Mom can't roll her r's and it's a source of endless amusement to me. 😆 2w
TrishB @Caroline2 he‘s playing Southend tonight!! 2w
TrishB @DGRachel 😁😁 2w
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LeahBergen Wait! No Numan spam??? 😆 I love your Numan spam! 2w
TrishB @LeahBergen 😁 I‘m going again next week so I‘ll be sure to reinstate the spam! 2w
LeahBergen 😆😆 I hope you get another photo with him! 2w
TrishB @LeahBergen that would be fab 👍🏻 2w
Caroline2 @TrishB ahhh no!!! 🤦‍♀️ how did I not know about this?! I‘m so out of touch!! 😒 I bet he is awesome live!!! 😀 I‘ve met him when I was a kid but I‘ve never seen him live before. 2w
Caroline2 And yes I love the Numan spam and photos too. Keep em coming!! 👍 2w
TrishB @Caroline2 he is great live - puts on a good show. You‘ll probably see the reviews in local press 👍🏻 2w
batsy Yeah, I'm bummed too. I'm here for the Numan spam 😁 I can't whistle, either! I'm so desperate to know how, lol 2w
TrishB @batsy 😂😘 2w
Cathythoughts Only seeing this .... oh bring on Numan , he‘s one of us now 😁 (edited) 2w
Cinfhen You should have spammed us!!!!!! 2w
Leftcoastzen What gives?I love the Numan spam! 2w
TrishB @Centique @Cathythoughts @Cinfhen @Leftcoastzen I‘m going again later this week 😁 I‘ll try and comply. 2w
Cinfhen Woohoo 🙌🏻 lots of pre birthday celebrations 🥳 🎶♥️ 2w
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The Letter | Kathryn Hughes
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#darcysletter #soaringscores
Been hiding on the kindle (unread) for a while!

Cinfhen Good ole Kindle 😀#TreasureTrove 2w
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen it is a treasure trove !! Well put 2w
Cinfhen Thanks @Cathythoughts 😁Hope all is well 2w
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CrowCAH Nice cover! 🌷 2w
KB253 Sounds good for my commute 2w
TrishB @KB253 👍🏻 2w
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Time's Convert | Deborah Harkness
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Mehso-so

Didn‘t like as much as the first series. I will probably still read the rest, because I occasionally feel the need for light and fluffy vampires 😁😁

CarolynM I haven't read this one yet. The 2nd was my favourite. I quite liked the TV series. Not sure if I'd have liked it at all if I hadn't read the books. 2w
TrishB @CarolynM agree totally 👍🏻 2w
Caroline2 I was kinda meh about the first book so I haven‘t read the rest of the series. But I enjoyed the TV series. 😉 I know what you mean about a bit of vampire fluff! Sometimes you just need bubblegum for the mind!!! 😁 2w
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TrishB @Caroline2 the book series gets better with 2 and 3. I enjoyed the TV series too as a bit of fluff 😁 2w
catsuit_mango @TrishB I can't remember if you read those (and there is no feature to search for a book in someone else stacks) but if you want something light and fun with vampires I highly recommend Gail Carriger's parasol protectorate Serie. :) 2w
TrishB @catsuit_mango thanks 👍🏻 have stacked to have a look at! Not read these. 2w
catsuit_mango @TrishB you should be in for a treat, it's one serie I recommand to everyone :) 2w
TrishB @catsuit_mango cool 👍🏻 always a good sign! 2w
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Hubby just gave me this as an early birthday pressie 😁😁 25th anniversary illustrated edition. It‘s gorgeous ♥️

Soubhiville Wow! I can‘t wait for mine to arrive ❤️. Happy anniversary! (edited) 2w
Cinfhen Lovely 🖤 2w
wanderinglynn Wow! That‘s gorgeous! 😍😍😍 2w
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squirrelbrain He‘s so good at book-buying! (I have one of those too... a book-buying hubby, not the actual book🤣) 2w
GrilledCheeseSamurai I had this in my hands yesterday and I put it back on the shelf. I'm definitely picking it up on Monday though! It's a beautiful edition! ❤️ 2w
Kalalalatja HOW DID I NOT KNOW THIS WAS A THING????????????? 2w
LeahBergen Nice! ❤️ 2w
Aimeesue Oooh! Lovely. 2w
TrishB @squirrelbrain they‘re definitely keepers 😁 2w
xicanti 😍 2w
erzascarletbookgasm So lovely! 👏 2w
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#imperialhandbook #soaringscores
Pinching Cindy‘s theme!! Hubby a massive fan....

Cinfhen Pinch away 😘😘 3w
CrowCAH Perfect! 🥰 Love me some Star Wars!!! 2w
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Letters | Horace Walpole
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Thank you Misty ❤️ they both arrived on the same day! I didn‘t realise one was a birthday card, so will now save and put up on my birthday.
I posted a card to you a couple of weeks ago- hoping it arrives soon 😁

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Oh wow!!! It‘s way early! I thought it would take longer! I‘ll be looking for it!! 😘❤️ 3w
TrishB @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks you can never tell how long! 3w
kaysworld1 @TrishB can I ask what star sign you are? Also you have the same birthday as my my mother's x 3w
TrishB @kaysworld1 I‘m Scorpio ♏️ and that‘s cool about your Mum 🎉🎉 a great day!! 3w
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#theringgoessouth #soaringscores
Managed to get footie in on the first day!

erzascarletbookgasm 😁👏⚽️🔴 3w
Cathythoughts Woooohoooo ⚽️ 3w
LeahBergen 😆😆 3w
Cinfhen Great way to start the month!! SCORE ⚽️ 3w
CrowCAH “Ring” 💍 of fire 🔥; nice! 3w
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Pickpick

The writing takes a bit to get into, felt very ‘choppy‘ , lots of POVs and timelines. But worth it for the story which was good and sad 😢
Last book of September, squeezed in.

MicheleinPhilly I bought this ages ago because of the cover. I really should make it a priority. 3w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly I think you‘ll like it 🤞🏻 3w
MicheleinPhilly Have pulled it from shelf. Need to finish one of the three books I have ongoing. 🤦🏻‍♀️ 3w
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Cathythoughts Nice review 👍🏻♥️I see I have it stacked already 3w
TrishB @Cathythoughts I do that a lot! 3w
MicheleinPhilly I‘ve read the first 120 pages. Loving it. 3w
Cinfhen I‘m glad you liked this one ☝️ I don‘t think it‘s for me 3w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly great news 😁👍🏻 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen I can see it‘s not for everyone 😘 3w
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#neverendingstory #redroseseptember
And it goes on and on.
I had no idea he was from Wigan!!
Thanks for a great month you two 😘

arlenefinnigan YAS ✊ thanks for playing along! 3w
Cinfhen Thanks for sharing your hometown pride xx Great talent on your side of the pond 3w
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#thethingummybob #redroseseptember
Pic from internet 😁 she had quite a life.

Cinfhen Good for her 🙌🏻 3w
Bookwomble Oh, my nana *loved* Gracie Fields ??❤ A down-to-earth Lancashire lass was "Our Gracie" ? 3w
arlenefinnigan They've got a statue of her in Rochdale. Photo to follow.... 3w
TrishB @Bookwomble @arlenefinnigan reading some interesting stuff about her today. She was nearly actually interned during the war as she was married to an Italian!! She went to America and had to come back without him to carry on her career. 3w
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The Language of Secrets | Ausma Zehanat Khan
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2nd one in the series and a good read 👍🏻 I‘m trying not to start any new series for a few months, so I‘ve downloaded the other two available in this series!

Cathythoughts Oh great. Must be good so 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3w
MicheleinPhilly No new series for a few months??? 😮 I am curious to see how this plays out. 😉 3w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly why does no 1 in a series seem so much more alluring 🤷‍♀️ 3w
MicheleinPhilly Great question that I do not have the answer to. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 3w
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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel | Mary Beth Keane
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Thank you Cathy 😘 finally had chance to collect from the PO. Look forward to seeing what I think of this one!

Cathythoughts Oh great. 👍🏻you‘re welcome! look forward to your thoughts 3w
TheLudicReader I am looking forward to your thought, too. 3w
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The Language of Secrets | Ausma Zehanat Khan
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Some hairdresser reading 😁 not had a minute to read properly the last few days so looking forward to getting into this one.

squirrelbrain Are you having a change of hair colour today? ❤️💜 or maybe even 💙?! 3w
TrishB @squirrelbrain the red is just about a colour I like now, not changing yet. I‘ve had blue before but too many comments about Everton so never again! 3w
Cathythoughts Oh interesting, this is the second in this series?! Loved the first one. ( for #booked2019 ) 3w
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TrishB @Cathythoughts yes, it‘s really good so far. I‘m trying not to start any new series, so going through kindle and spotted this one! 3w
LeahBergen I haven‘t been able to read very much this last week either. 🙄 3w
TrishB @LeahBergen just been one of those weeks 🤷‍♀️ finished this today so happy bunny! 3w
DGRachel I love this series! ❤️ There must be something in the air as I‘ve been struggling to read much this week, too, even though I have the new Orphan X book and it‘s really good so far. 😔 3w
TrishB @DGRachel just not to be some days! 3w
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#iran #redroseseptember
Apparently the inspiration for the band name. If we had a contender for best Scouse band the other day, we have a contender for worse now!!
Although, begrudgingly, I love this song - especially the 12 inch version (remember those!?) the intro is brilliant.

Ruthiella Hated that book but I do love the song as well as their other hits from the 80s. 😍 3w
CarolynM I hated the song back in the day too, but now I just sing along😂 3w
arlenefinnigan I kind of like them 😉 3w
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erzascarletbookgasm Ha, clever! 3w
TrishB @Ruthiella I haven‘t read the book! 3w
TrishB @CarolynM I definitely sing a long! 3w
TrishB @arlenefinnigan in that cheesy 80s way. 3w
arlenefinnigan Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) is a better song, but I thought I Ran would be a better prompt. 3w
TrishB @arlenefinnigan now that one is in my head!! 3w
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