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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Thirty-year-old Theresa Pellikaan is typical of the wealthy middle classes - with her respectable background, successful husband and house in an apparently sleepy, yet powerful, rich village. She works in a gallery, also typical of her type. When her former schoolmate Ruth Ackermann, brought up in the same village, makes waves with an international bestseller, but none of the villagers ever mention her achievement, not even the literary circle of Theresa's father, famous civil rights scholar Randolf Pellikaan, Theresa begins to wonder why. It can't only be because it's not 'literature'. It emerges that there is a dark secret in the village. Every member of the book club has a reason to keep quiet and Ruth Ackerman's novel threatens to bring the past into the present, with devastating results.
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Yeah. 😂👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #LitsyHumor

JazzFeathers 😂 2w
jb72 😂 📖 2w
ljuliel Good one ! 2w
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GripLitGrl 😂😂 2w
sharread After watching John Wick 3 I never underestimate the power of books. There's an awesome scene with a couple books in the New York library, my favorite. 2w
wanderinglynn 😂😂😂 2w
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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It took me a long time to do this, but I‘ve come up with a year 😁 I thought about my #reallifebookgroup and what books might be a albeit of a stretch for them (out of their comfort zones) and good discussion books.. plus just some likely good reads. 😁 Oh and I‘ve put them in order too... some obviously placed reads, I think... 🤔

Fun project! Thanks @Chrissyreadit for making me think! 😜😘

And fun idea @monalyisha ! #myidealbookclub

Cinfhen Cool picks!! 2w
Chrissyreadit Nice! I would want to read many of your choices! 2w
Avanders @Cinfhen Thanks! 😘 @chrissyreadit yay! 😄😘 2w
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Kalalalatja So many great picks! 2w
BethM The tea shop looks great! I had a hard time getting into Dailey Jones. 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Daisy!!! 💗💗💗 2w
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Just got signed up for next round of #LMPBC for #GroupP There are 3 more slots open if y‘all haven‘t signed up @Kayla.Adriena @Skeebies05 @ruskigurl16 @Crazeedi or if anyone is interested

Crazeedi I havent signed up yet I'll see if you still have space for me! Thank you!! 1mo
Crazeedi I just signed up in your group! We need 2 more!! 1mo
ruskigurl16 Too unorganized at the moment to have signed up, unfortunately. Thank you for the invite and for letting me participate in the last one! 7d
shellleigh33 Enjoyed you being in the group @ruskigurl16. Maybe next go around you can participate 6d
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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We need one more person for #groupe which is epistolary/diary books. Anyone want to join us so we can participate this round? It‘ll be fun! Thanks! #lmpbc

Edited to say: We are full now! Thanks

Here‘s the link to sign up or check out @suvata for more info!

TheAromaofBooks I'm already signed up for a group so I hate to be selfish and take another slot, but if you all can't find a fourth, let me know - I almost picked this one!! 2mo
Jerdencon @TheAromaofBooks thanks so much - we got someone!! 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Excellent news!! No #LMPBC participant left behind! :-D 2mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Time for signups for #LMPBC Round 7! And this time it‘s by genres! 🎉🎉

Go to @suvata ‘s page for details or this link to signup! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080444aead2ca0ff2-litsy7.

robinb @ScientistSam I‘m signed up for Group R (romance). One slot left...are you interested? 😊 2mo
ScientistSam @robinb @suvata I am!!! But I can't get the signup doc to load for me😞 2mo
robinb @ScientistSam Oh no! Did you try going to @suvata ‘s original post? 2mo
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ScientistSam @robinb I did! It's not playing nice with my phone. Maybe I can email the link to myself? 2mo
ScientistSam @robinb looks like I got it to work too late. Hope I can join the next round in 4 months! 2mo
robinb @ScientistSam So sorry you had such trouble. 🙁 Yes, the signups go pretty fast, but maybe we can get in together next time. 👍 2mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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This month marks my tenth anniversary of attending my current #bookclub. It has been in existence for fifteen and a half years!

lele1432 Wow that's great! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🥳 2mo
Suet624 That‘s impressive! 2mo
Ruthiella Happy book club anniversary! What are some of your favorites from the past 10 years? 🤔 2mo
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mrp27 That's awesome!! The book clubs I've joined over the years all fall apart after a couple of years. The longest one lasted just 3 years. What do you think keeps your book club together? What's the secret to longevity? 2mo
thebluestocking @lele1432 @Suet624 Thank you!! 💙💙 2mo
thebluestocking @Ruthiella There are so many books, I had to go back and look! Our most controversial book was The Actor and the Housewife (great discussion). Some of my favorite books we‘ve read include The Thief, Summerlost, and The Count of Monte Cristo. 💙 2mo
thebluestocking @mrp27 I‘ve had book clubs come and go too. I‘m not positive what makes this one last. I think it‘s probably the leader. It is always at her house, she always does the treats, she brings in new friends regularly, and she makes sure we read a wide variety of books. I think book club magic is hard to find, and even within this one it ebbs and flows. 💙 2mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Guys!! @TheReadingMermaid and @MrBook are starting a great book club for indie authors!

Check out the website here:

And attend the launch party, RSVP here:

TheReadingMermaid Thank you so much for the share my darling ❤️😘❤️ 2mo
HufflepuffGirl90 @TheReadingMermaid you are so very welcome hun! 💜😘💜 I cant wait for the launch! 📚💙 (edited) 2mo
TheReadingMermaid Me too!!! And are booked for the month of December is going to rock!!! Liz Crowe is an AMAZING author!!! 2mo
MrBook @HufflepuffGirl90 Thank you so much!!! ☺️🤗🤗🤗🤗 2mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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⚠️ Attention Everyone ⚠️
Big things are happening!!!
I'm proud to announce a very special and very unique book club that caters to ❤️ indie authors ❤️ You are not going to want to miss this! ✨🌟👀🌟✨

Check out our website here:

And please do attend our launch party! You can RSVP right here:


BethM This is amazing you two! How are you picking your indie authors? I‘m so excited! @MrBook @TheReadingMermaid !! 2mo
StayCurious Very excited for you! Keep me posted for when you go international 😊 2mo
TheReadingMermaid @BethM we have a lot of wonderful indie authors that write a lot of different genres and we have them lined up to be a part of this. They are also excited to share their books with everyone!!! 2mo
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TheReadingMermaid @StayCurious of course I will sweetie! We hope to go international within the next year or so. 🤞😄🤞 2mo
BethM @TheReadingMermaid I know a few who write extremely well if you need more down the road! 2mo
TheReadingMermaid @BethM oh I know we certainly will! could you do me a favor and tell them a little bit about this and give them my email address? TamaraTheReadingMermaid@yahoo.com 2mo
BethM For sure! 2mo
JazzFeathers This is so exciting! 2mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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I periodically put up a poll asking members of the #2030SomethingBookClub to choose which books should be the next 5 upcoming meetings‘ selections. They‘re all from members‘ suggestions that they email me. What an incredibly fantastic group of books to choose from!

Have you read any of these?
Which ones would you vote for? (You can vote for as many as you‘d like.)

Lillie Only one I've read is Recursion and it's a ride. Enjoyed it immensely. Several of the others are my tbr list. 4mo
mydearwatson I‘d probably vote for _The Remains of the Day_ because it‘s the only one I‘ve heard of 🤦🏻‍♀️. 4mo
RaimeyGallant 1 is so fabulous, and it will get the group talking about perception. 4mo
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Foragingfantasy The Night Tiger! 4mo
alysonwrites I love The Remains of the Day! Recently I gave a copy to a bookish friend—it‘s a title I have recommended to him more than once. Then he gave me a copy of The Master and Margarita, a title he has recommended to me more than once. So it‘s interesting that both titles show up in this list! 4mo
Jess Educated will give you the best book discussion but all my votes go to The Great Believers. Loved that book. 4mo
Kimberlone Recursion was so good! 4mo
IndoorDame Educated is such a great book club read! 4mo
TheSpineView Recursion! 💜💜💜 4mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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July BOTM picks are up!! Im actually really excited about a few of these!!

What is everyone thinking?

Lovesbooks87 I read Things You Save in a Fire and Lock Every Door and they were both amazing! 5mo
bookish_wookish Im definitely thinking about getting Lock Every Door! @Lovesbooks87 5mo
Gaylagal2 I'm thinking Three women. 🤓 5mo
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bookish_wookish I did that one too! And Gods of Jade and Shadow @Gaylagal2 5mo
Megabooks Three women!! And I‘ve pre-ordered TGS from audible. 5mo
BookwormAHN I ordered Lock Every Door. I'm really excited about that one. 5mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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I forgot to post a picture of the package, but the next #readersgonnaread book is on its way to you @silentrequiem !!

The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Hello #GroupW! @lele1432 @CSeydel @arubabookwoman These are some of my picks, though I'm leaning towards Malaysia because it's my hometown and the book is going to be made into a movie! 😁💃🏽 But please do let me know your thoughts! I have other books too if none of these interest you. (Will tag the books in the comments)
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
The Sympathizer
The Garden of Evening Mists

#lmpbc #Round5

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arubabookwoman I would love to read any of those, but my first choice would be #TheGardenofEveningMists. I read his other book and it wss great. 9mo
lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz I looovveee this theme of yours!! I almost put in the sign up comments I love being transported through literature! The book set in Malaysia sounds amazing, all my GR friends love it, and somehow I hadn't heard of it. ☹️ My 2nd preference would be Germany. But I'm good with any of these! 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @arubabookwoman that's so great! Thank you! I've also read his first book and loved it! 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @lele1432 do you mind if I call you by your name Kaleah? And @arubabookwoman do you mind if I call you by your name Deborah? 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @lele1432 thank you thank you! OK looks Malaysia is the choice right now. Will wait for @CSeydel (do you mind if I call you Carrie?) 9mo
arubabookwoman Yes please call me Deborah. Is your name Jee? Where in Malaysia are you from? My parents lived in Singapore while I was in college and I visited several times and traveled a bit in Malaysia. This was in the early 70's tho', so it was many years ago. (edited) 9mo
CSeydel The Malaysia book looks 👌🏼 and yes please, call me Carrie 😊 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @arubabookwoman oh wow! I love Singapore!! I lived in the Petaling Jaya area before we moved to the US. You must visit Malaysia again when you get the chance, Deborah! ☺️ My name is Jee Wan but many just call me Jee :) 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel yayyyy! Malaysia it is then! ☺️Thank you! 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @lele1432 @CSeydel @arubabookwoman looking forward to all your picks! Have a great weekend, everyone! ☺️♥️ 9mo
lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz yes please call me Kaleah! You have a good weekend too! 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @lele1432 thank you! ❤️😘 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel @arubabookwoman was wondering if your reads have been chosen for our #lmpbc yet? Not sure if I missed the post... :) Thank you! @lele1432 Is Baobab Tree the final choice? I'm excited! :) 9mo
lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz @arubabookwoman yes as long as @CSeydel doesn't have any issues with Baobab Tree, that is what my final choice is! 🤗 9mo
CSeydel Sorry I haven‘t selected yet. What about: 9mo
CSeydel @lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz @arubabookwoman Have we exchanged addresses yet? Who‘s mailing to whom? 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel @lele1432 @arubabookwoman so so sorry! My fault! I assumed Suvata emailed everyone!😅 I just emailed everyone our info :) Pls do let me know if you can view the file 😁 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel Beale Street sounds really good! 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel may I have your email add pls? Can't seem to reach you at your yahoo.. Mine is HookedOnBookz @ Gmail dot Com 9mo
CSeydel @Jee_HookedOnBookz @lele1432 @arubabookwoman Ack, sorry again, I found Suellen‘s email with the addresses. My email is carrieseydel at yahoo dot com 9mo
arubabookwoman @lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel I was thinking of The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, but since it‘s rather old some or all of you may have read it. Other possibilities are The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher and the brand new (I have an advance copy) Red Birds by Mohammed Hanif. What are your thoughts? 9mo
lele1432 @arubabookwoman @Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel I'd love to read The Blind Assassin! I haven't read it yet. 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @lele1432 @arubabookwoman @CSeydel I think Blind Assassin has more than 400 pages 😅I'd love to read it too if not because of time constraints... I'm leaning towards Red Birds 😁 9mo
lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz @arubabookwoman @CSeydel that's a good point! I was just talking about my reading time constraints lol. Red Birds sounds interesting too! 9mo
CSeydel @arubabookwoman @lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz Any of those sound fine to me. Thanks! 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Can I confirm the tagged books below are the chosen ones for our #lmpbc reads? 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Tagged book from @arubabookwoman Deborah 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Did I get it all correct? 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz And on Mar 31 I'll be mailing my book to @lele1432, Kaleah to @CSeydel, Carrie to @arubabookwoman, Deborah to me? Pls correct me if I'm wrong. Newbie here 😅 Question: can I send my book earlier once I'm done with it? 9mo
arubabookwoman Red Birds it is. I think we have some great reading ahead of us. I believe @CSeydel will be mailing to me and just a heads up, I will be moving before the end of the month. I will email my new address as soon as I have it. @lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz As I read the chart, I mail to Jee. (edited) 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @arubabookwoman looking forward to reading all these great books! Wishing you all the best in your move, Deborah! ❤️ 9mo
lele1432 @Jee_HookedOnBookz @arubabookwoman @CSeydel I think you have it all! And Jee I‘m planning on mailing mine sooner as well. It‘s a pretty short read I believe and I want to try avoid any snail mail disruptions 😊 I'm so excited! This week has been chaotic at work so I'm planning on relaxing this evening with my pick! 9mo
CSeydel @arubabookwoman Good luck with the move! I will not mail anything until I‘ve heard from you. @Jee_HookedOnBookz @lele1432 Sounds like we‘re all set! 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @CSeydel @arubabookwoman @lele1432 yayyyy! Let's go Group W!! 🎉💃🏽💃🏽 9mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Hey #lmpbc #GroupL #Round5 here are some books I'm thinking of for my pick!! Any thoughts/feedback/ objections or if you've already read let me know!! @shellleigh33 @Skeebies05 @Crazeedi also it's helpful if everyone chooses a markup color , and I choose PURPLE 💜💜💜

shellleigh33 I have read The Great Alone already but will be willing to read again. The other two are on my wish list. So i am good with whatever you choose. 9mo
Skeebies05 I have read beartown but I‘m down to read it again! Good choices. I‘ll go with the color green 💚💚 9mo
Crazeedi I'll choose fuschia as my color, and I've read all these, so choose what captures you! So do I pick a couple books and show you all? I'm brand new at this!💕 (edited) 9mo
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shellleigh33 @Crazeedi yes that is what we usually do and I forgot to do my color earlier. I‘ll go with 💙💙 9mo
Kayla.Adriena @Crazeedi lol it's less fun if you've already read it! Back to the drawing board I'll post some more choices, doesn't bother me in the least!!! 9mo
Crazeedi @Kayla.Adriena that's quite alright ! Pick the one you want! I will reread if I've already read, no problems! 9mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Please excuse my level of excitement. I tend to go all-in. 😅

Idea 1: #LMPBCnC

Each book sent with chocolate accompaniment? 🤤

MirrorMask Yes please!!! Or fudge 9mo
monalyisha @MirrorMask “Fudge” definitely falls within chocolate‘s parameters. 😉 9mo
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Elma I love this idea! I'm limited to sugar free chocolate for the foreseeable future though. 9mo
monalyisha @Elma We can revisit maybe, when @suvata sets up our schedule? I‘d be totally fine with finding sugar-free chocolate to send! Or maybe there‘s a different snack you‘d prefer? 9mo
Elma @monalyisha I'm currently doing Keto, so my snacks are pretty limited. I'm good with sugar free chocolate, as long as people can find it. Our local Kroger sells it with their organic chocolate, but I'm not sure about other places. 9mo
MirrorMask @Elma How do you feel about coconut in your chocolate? 9mo
Elma @MirrorMask I'm not a huge fan of coconut flakes (although I like coconut flavor) or nuts. I love caramel and peanut butter in my chocolate though. 9mo
MirrorMask @Elma Thanks! That's good to know. 9mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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I‘ve decided to join the #LMPBC hosted by @suvata 😁 This is my first time joining and I‘m excited. I started Group P for YA standalone novels. Come join me!! https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080444aead2ca0ff2-l...

IheartYA @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Thank you! I signed up!! 😘😊👍 9mo
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LibrarianRyan @IheartYA maybe. I already started a MG round but. May be able to do both. 9mo
kamoorephoto Yes! 9mo
gibblr @LibrarianRyan I was considering joining the middle grade as well. If it doesn‘t fill, I still might! 9mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Just signed up for the 5th time!
Check out @suvata for more info! #lmpbc #grouph
I'm back in #grouph if anyone wants to rejoin @Amabear @ads0123 @mariaku21

Amabear I‘m addicted 😂 I keep saying I‘m going to take a break next round but I never can. I joined h again! 9mo
mariaku21 @Jerdencon looks like i'm too late for this, as #grouph is filled up but ladies have fun! I'll skip this round this once. @Amabear @ads0123 9mo
Jerdencon @mariaku21 😾hopefully next round! 9mo
mariaku21 @jerdencon it was my fault. I was away from here due to work and missed it but yes next time! ✊ 9mo
RavenLovelyReads Oh no! Sorry ladies- I just signed up randomly and took someone‘s spot 😳 9mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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bookcollecter How do I participate? 13mo
Kappadeemom @bookcollecter i think it‘s closed now but @suvata organizes it quarterly or so 13mo
collegecatlady I‘ll be posting some book choices to see how everyone feels hopefully later tonight! 13mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Day 15 - #bookclub #31bookpics

Book Club Etiquette
Take turns. ...
Remember to talk about the book. ...
Ask the group before inviting new members to the club. ...
Pick the ideal venue for a meeting. ...
If you didn't read the book, come prepared to ask questions about it. ...
Be gracious in your comments. ...
Bring some questions for discussion. ...
Agree on how to choose the next read.

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Wannabe_Quijote I could be persuaded. But I feel bad I‘m so much slower during the school year 13mo
mariaku21 I'm going to do it, another round for #grouph! @Jerdencon @Wannabe_Quijote @Blaire 13mo
Blaire @mariaku21 @Jerdencon @Wannabe_Quijote I‘ve had so much fun doing this with this wonderful group...but I think I‘m going to have to take a couple of rounds off. The next few months are packed with kid and family stuff. Sorry to miss out. 13mo
Wannabe_Quijote @mariaku21 @Blaire @Jerdencon I have to sit this one out, too. I‘ll miss all your margin scribbles! 13mo
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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I found this at the bookstore and cracked up!! 🤣😆 #forfun #bookclub #wine

DivineDiana And none of mine drink wine! Shoot! 🤦‍♀️ 1y
LauraBeth 😂😂 1y
SheReadsAndWrites How is that possible?? @DivineDiana 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Need some recommendations....Good book club books..... go!

Whimsical.Curiosity This is my current book club book. 1y
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Lcsmcat My club loved The Devil in the White City, and Ordinary Grace. 1y
rwmg The books we've read this year that provoked the most discussion were "Batavia's Graveyard" and "A Little Life" 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Just saw the advertisement at the cinema... 😍😍😍😍

Schnoebs I just watched this last night before I went to work. It was great! I‘m so happy I did a last minute decision of renting it from Redbox. So worth it 😍 1y
rubyslippersreads I saw this with my book club. It was cute. 1y
Sarah83 @Heideschrampf den Gedanken hatte ich auch schon @scripturient 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Okay, so to those of you joining us, welcome to #prancingwithprose a multi platform online book club. We will begin officially in August so now is the time to vote for our first read!! The options are The Lost Books Of Odyssey by Zachary Mason— a retelling of Homers The Odyssey, or Spare and Found Parts by Sarah M Griffin— a retelling of Frankenstein or, The Woman on the Orient Express! #bookclub #retellings #classics #classicretellings

LapReader Murder on the Orient? 1y
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Sophoclessweetheart @LapReader The Woman on the Orient Express is an Agatha Christie retelling xx 1y
JazzFeathers How is it that l missed this post of yours? How does the book club work? 1y
Sophoclessweetheart @JazzFeathers Kind I‘d like a readalong each month. There will be a vote each month for the following months pick. Then we‘ll read at our own paces and discuss and chat as we go along under the hashtag for #prancingwithprose Our first book has already been voted on and we‘ll be starting in August with 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari

QOTD: If I we‘re to create a bookclub would you join me?

I‘ve been toying with this idea for MONTHS. I‘d spread it across my blog and Litsy so everyone can get involved and have a discussion on each platform. We‘d read various genres and each month we‘d vote on what we‘re going to read from a shortlist. There would be occasional giveaways too. I hope to start from August. So, what do you think? #bookaddict #booklover #bookclub

sprainedbrain I would absolutely join! 1y
LapReader Me too 1y
Sophoclessweetheart @sprainedbrain @LapReader Thank you ladies! 🖤🖤 1y
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ravenlee I'm interested, but I might be unavailable in September and October due to a move. 1y
tammysue I‘ll join! 1y
Sophoclessweetheart @ravenlee That would be fine Sweetie. Thank you for your interest. You‘re more than welcome xx 1y
Sophoclessweetheart @whatshesreadingnow Thank you Tammy yay! 🙏 1y
HufflepuffGirl90 Sorry I got here late, but I am so excited to join 😊 1y
Sophoclessweetheart @HufflepuffGirl90 It‘s okay dear. Our first book will be Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin and we start August 1st x 1y
HufflepuffGirl90 @Sorceryandswords thanks so much! I‘ll be sure to pick it up 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari

Hey @erinreads I'm going to be a little late getting your #lpmbc book back to you! I was traveling and didn't want to risk something happening to it while I was out and about. I'll get it back to you soon! 💜 #TeamYA

erinreads Totally fine! I‘m still reading @kamoorephoto‘s book, so I‘ll be delayed in getting her book back as well. 1y
kamoorephoto It‘s all good, not started my last one yet!! 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari

@jhod @Christine11
I must apologise that I'm only just getting around to posting your books for #whodunituk and #lmpbc.
I put them back on my shelf and promptly forgot about them 😫😫
They're in the post today so expect them in a couple of days

jhod Are you reading the Ruth Ware on pigeonhole? I've also signed up for the Paula Daly, the French Girl and the Lisa Jewell. Such a good app! 1y
ShookBelf @jhod I certainly am and I'm really enjoying it. I've only signed up to The Anomaly and The Possible World at the moment. July is going to be a slow read month for me as I need to read The Stand for #losersclub2018 - a chunkster if ever there was one. 1y
TrishB I‘ve just posted your next #whodunnituk today - good timing 😁 The Stand is awesome 👍🏻 1y
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jhod My in real life book club book this month is The Outsider. Having never read a Stephen King (and unsure I will like horror) what do you think as a starting point? Should i...? Thanks King fans! @ShookBelf @TrishB 1y
ShookBelf @TrishB I first read The Stand 20 years ago and remember it being awesome so I'm really looking forward to the reread. 1y
ShookBelf @jhod I haven't read The Outsider yet - it is sitting patiently on my TBR pile - but from what other people have said it's a fantastic book. I really like Stephen King but I don't necessarily think his books are horror - more chiller/suspense/supernatural. 1y
jhod Thank you very helpful! 1y
TrishB @jhod The Outsider has some horror/supernatural but I didn‘t think it was too scary (but hard to judge as I don‘t really get scared and have read King forever!!) 1y
Christine11 That‘s great @ShookBelf - thank you and I‘ll keep an eye out ! And @jhod , I just finished The Outsider last night. I‘ve never read any King before but I really loved it and I‘m not a horror fan because I‘m a bit of a scaredy-cat. It definitely had some scary elements but more of a thriller I‘d say ! 😊 1y
jhod @TrishB @christine11 great thanks both!! 1y
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Needing some great book club books! Fiction, no sci fi or fantasy.

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Lcsmcat Three my book club liked. 1y
CarolynM I loved this one and it generated great discussion in my book group 1y
StephanieGeiser My favorite (and one I didn‘t expect to like but loved) - 1y
rwmg The best discussions we had within your parameters were for: 1y
Samplergal Such wonderful suggestions! I haven‘t heard of most of these!! You guys are the best. Evah! 1y
Suet624 @Lcsmcat Three great books! 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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@kitty_reads and I saw this movie last night. It was light and entertaining and fun! The cast is fantastic! #bookclubmovie

tammysue Glad you enjoyed it! I‘m excited to see it! 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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My last book for #lmpbc #round2 is on its way to you @Simona! And I also received your pick from @Dulcinella so tucking in to that soon 🤩

Simona 🙌Really looking forward for this one! 1y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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1) I just watched Book Club and it‘s the best movie ever!!! I haven‘t laughed that much in a while!!! I want the dvd!! 🤣🤣
2)0 I‘m the one and only!
3) 2 grandmothers! One is 92 and the other is 82 ☺️
4) no... but it does interest me!
5) Central


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I just went to see this movie! It was so good! Might be a great field trip for a book club! Made me laugh lots!!

ReadingOver50 I saw it today too 😄 1y
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Hadn‘t heard of this one but it sure does look interesting! Check out the trailer below & let me know if you agree. #bookclub #bookishmovie


QuietlyLaura It looks like a fun movie! Wish I had friends to see it with. 2y
ChrysFey I‘d watch it. 😄 2y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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What better cure for the ‘Mondays‘ than to receive surprise goodies in the mail!!! Thank you so much for the bag, book and journal @BookaholicNatty 🤗😊 I cant wait to get started on your pick for our #LMPBC #GroupI

BookaholicNatty Yay!!!!! It came!!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ I saw the Jane Austen book club on your tbr list and had an extra copy of it and thought you would like it! 😊 2y
Dana1084 @BookaholicNatty That‘s so funny! I checked it out as an e-book a few weeks ago and didn‘t read it because I knew I‘d rather have this as a physical book. 😂 Side note- did you want us to write our notes in the journal instead of in the book? 2y
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#restingbookface #coffeebeanbookclub Packages sent out today! @CoffeeCatsBooks (I ended up repacking yours in a different box) and @Carleneishere

Carleneishere Hooray! 2y
Carleneishere I got it today and it looks so interesting! 2y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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In 20 minutes I'm leading my first book club. Wish me luck!

Blueberry You'll do great! 2y
Moray_Reads Good luck ✊✊✊ 2y
BookwormAHN Good luck 🍀 2y
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WeeWeegieBookworm Good luck (not that you'll need it, you'll boss it!!) 😁 2y
Chelleo It‘ll be great! Have fun and good luck!! 2y
britt_brooke Have fun! 2y
JoScho I am sure you will be fantastic! 2y
LauraJ May your conversation be sparkling ✨ 2y
Chrissyreadit Hope it was great! 2y
Mollyanna Good luck! I‘m sure you‘ll be awesome! 2y
Reggie How exciting!!! Good luck. 2y
tammysue Yay, that sounds fabulous! You‘ll do great! 2y
Bianca Hope it was fantastic! 2y
LizzieChantree Good luck! 😀📚🌸 2y
Jaimelire Have fun! 2y
Samplergal It was fun! Keeping adult focused is difficult. 2y
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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari

What is Litsy mark up postal book club? I keep seeing it mentioned

mklong @suvata came up with this fun idea and organized groups of four where everyone chooses a book and makes notes while reading, every month you pass the book you have to the next person on the list, and so on, until you get your original book back. Follow her if you want more details about when sign ups are open. 2y
suvata @mklong Thank you for answering her. I appreciate it when everyone pitches in. Litsy people are the best. 2y
Magpiegem Thank you @mklong that‘s really helpful. What a good idea! I will definitely follow so I can hopefully take part in the next round :-) 2y
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#LMPBC. I'm excited to sign up for my first book club, I signed up for group K! Also I couldn't figure out how to copy the link but plenty of others have it listed.

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I'm not a social media victim at all, but I really love this community. 💋😍😘🤗
So many lovely people, good bookish discussions, so many new books, bookswaps. I am so happy, that I found this place. 😊
Caught a funny number today and had to tell you, that you are all wonderful. 🤗
Join your day or, as I will have, have some nice reading, before it's time to sleep. 😉

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It's only 1/8 of our community book clubs selections. Excellent choices 😍❤️📚👍🏻