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CoverToCoverGirl
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Today‘s #bookmail @CocoReads Talk about temptation... 😅 but I‘m waiting for all three. Looking forward to our #buddyread! I‘m hoping @LaurenReads and @Daughter-of-words will join us and just maybe @theresidentromantic too!

#TheLastRiders

Clwojick Why have I not seen your posts recently!? How have you been? ♥️ 2d
LaurenReads I am in for the buddy read!! 2d
theresidentromantic Ahh I meant to catch up but I'm doing a reread of all the Bridgertons. I'll read along, but I know I'm gonna have questions lol 2d
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CocoReads We‘re waiting for all three to come out before we start. Because I know I‘m going to need to binge on Gavin! 2d
Daughter-of-words I‘m in!! I think I‘m two books behind so I need to catch up while we wait☺️ 22h
CoverToCoverGirl Hey @Clwojick .. you only just started to seeing my posts again because I was away from Litsy for about three months.. but I‘m back and I‘m very well. Thanks for asking ❣️ How have you been? 19h
CoverToCoverGirl I‘m so excited that you‘re all in! It‘s going to be an epic buddy read @CocoReads @theresidentromantic @LaurenReads @Daughter-of-words . It‘s going to be an exciting but bittersweet last ride with #TheLastRiders 19h
LaurenReads @CoverToCoverGirl but then we have Maddie and Flame to look forward to #hadeshangmen 19h
CoverToCoverGirl Yes! @LaurenReads Do you know when it will be released yet? 19h
LaurenReads Reveal of release date and cover on the 21st 19h
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BarbaraBB
Case Histories: A Novel | Kate Atkinson
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Check @Cinfhen ‘s post about #BelowZer00s. In January it is party time again 💃🕺I am co-hosting Cindy in the #buddyread of Case Histories and in sharing our memories (Music🎶! Food🍿! Drinks🍷! Hair💇🏽‍♀️! Outfits👗!) of the zero‘s. We will be celebrating here the weekend from 10-12 January. So get your copy and get ready! All Littens are welcome to join of course. Tagged are some people who have indicated that they wanna join. Share the word!

bookandcat Yes I want to read this it's been sitting on my shelf for ages!!! Thanks for remembering me 2d
erzascarletbookgasm Yes!! 👍 2d
nomadreader This has been on my TBR forever! Would love to join. Thanks for tagging me, @BarbaraTheBibliophage ! 2d
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Megabooks 🎉🎉 I‘m going to party like it‘s 2005! Thanks for reminding me! 2d
BookwormAHN Looking forward to it 😸 2d
Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 2d
jenniferw88 I'm interested! 2d
Cinfhen What a fun group!!! It‘s gonna be a great way to start 2020 @bookandcat @erzascarletbookgasm @nomadreader @Megabooks @BookwormAHN @jenniferw88 🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳 2d
Kalalalatja I had completely forgotten about this, but I‘m so excited! Can‘t wait to party with you all 🙌 2d
thereadingowlvina Yay! Can't wait! 😊 2d
JennyM Count me in for the party 🥳 @cinfhen @BarbaraBB 2d
BarbaraBB @Redwritinghood Thank You 😘 2d
CarolynM Thanks for the tag. I'll be there.🙂 2d
gradcat Thanks for the reminder! I have already read the book, so I might just lurk, but maybe I‘ll be in for a reread. We‘ll see. Right now I‘m reading the latest in the series, 2d
BarbaraBB @gradcat You don‘t need to reread to join the party with your memories and pictures of the 00s 😘😊 2d
gradcat @BarbaraBB Oh, okay then—I‘m in!! Thanks for letting me know! 2d
Mdargusch Fun! I had forgotten about this. I‘m so excited to join in the fun! 2d
Crazeedi I'm game, not sure of what all to do, but in going to look for the book!! 2d
vivastory I'm ridiculously excited to read this!! I have the sneaky suspicion that this might become a new favorite series 🙌 15h
BarbaraBB @vivastory So happy you‘ll be there! 🕺💃 12h
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kspenmoll
Lilli de Jong: A Novel | Janet Benton
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#quotable #LilliRead #buddyread
“Late night is the playground of despair.” Truth! Lilli is a wonderful human being. ❤️📚

Crazeedi I totally enjoyed this book, read in less than a day! 5d
thereadingowlvina Loved it! 5d
TheBookHippie Soooo goood!!! 5d
megnews “Late night is the playground of despair.” Too true 4d
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squirrelbrain
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My choices for the first season of #booked2020 - I reserve the right to change my mind at least 17 times before then though....

Pleased that I managed to get them all off my current TBR shelves though! 😁👍

Number 6 might not be that actual book - I have around 90 ‘Penguin 60s‘ to read, but I‘m reading them alphabetically and that‘s the next one....

Cinfhen Ohhhh; nice selections!! I‘m also trying to use books I own 😊 6d
TrishB Good ones - I‘m quietly stalking people‘s choices for ideas! I definitely want to try and do from current tbr. I‘ve yet to read A Gentleman....and I have two copies!! (edited) 6d
squirrelbrain I‘d suggest doing a #buddyread @TrishB , but we know how those usually go... 🤣 6d
TrishB We do indeed! Maybe separately and compare notes!! 6d
BarbaraBB Love your system of reading the Penguins alphabetically! 6d
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squirrelbrain
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#bookreport

Just started the tagged book, which was on my #weeklyforecast last week - this is for #nfnov and for #idaho on #readingtheUSA2019.

Still ploughing through Ducks, Newburyport, over 900 pages in now, so maybe won‘t have to include that on tomorrow‘s forecast! 😁

25% into The Romanovs for #nfnov #buddyread with @Caroline2 - sorry Caroline that I haven‘t posted much about it!

Also read Sandi Toksvig that wasn‘t on my list; a good week!

Tamra The tagged title sounds really good! Thank you for posting. I don‘t know how you juggle multiple reads, I‘m envious. 6d
Caroline2 No worries, I‘m only page 15! 😆 I‘m hoping to get some more done tomorrow. I‘ve got way too many books on the go at the mo. But I kinda like having different options depending on my mood. 😉 6d
Cinfhen Tagged book sounds really interesting. How many more states do u have left??? 6d
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squirrelbrain I usually only have two on the go @Tamra - one at home and one on the #commutingKindle, but occasionally it gets out of hand! 😁 6d
squirrelbrain @caroline2 - I found it a bit dry at first, particularly the prologue, but it picks up and is now very interesting.... 6d
squirrelbrain @Cinfhen - after Idaho, I have 4 more. Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire and South Carolina. I think I might just do it! 😁🤞 6d
Cinfhen Woohoo!!!! 4 is really the finish line! Do you have all your books lined up??? Are you almost done @BarbaraBB ?? 6d
squirrelbrain I have one for Montana, and will probably read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as it‘s on Libby. The other two I‘m still not quite sure on - I have options but not loving any of them... @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB 6d
squirrelbrain Although just looked up the New Hampshire # on here and realised I have this on my TBR shelf - yay! Thanks @Cinfhen for prompting me to do that! 🤣 6d
Cinfhen I was going to suggest Owen!!!! Not sure I have any ideas for South Carolina 🤔 6d
Hooked_on_books I actually haven‘t read it yet, but I think you could use Underground Railroad for SC. 6d
Hooked_on_books Also this one is good: 6d
squirrelbrain I‘ve read both of those already @Hooked_on_books but thanks for suggesting... SC is one state that seems to be lacking choice.... Loved 6d
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen I just started my Nevada read and then I have four more left (Montana, Missouri, Maryland and West-Virginia). I do have books for all of them now, so I think it‘s doable! 💪🏼Helen have you checked out 6d
Cinfhen Impressive @BarbaraBB & Helen!!! 6d
squirrelbrain Thanks @BarbaraBB - just checked that one out and they have it in the Leeds Library. I can go and get it tomorrow lunchtime! 😘 5d
BarbaraBB I have not read it but read good things about it when I was looking for a book set in SC! 5d
Caroline2 Oh good. I am enjoying it, it‘s just such a big bulky book that I can‘t really read it in the bath or at breakfast so I‘m tending to pick up other books as their easier (physically!!) to read. You‘re prob doing the better option by reading it on the kindle. 😉 👍 5d
Caroline2 I‘m on page 25 now which is apparently only 3% in!!! 🤦‍♀️ 5d
squirrelbrain Yes, I can see how it would be difficult to read in hard copy @Caroline2 - the issue with Kindle is that the family trees are difficult to see, but I think I‘m managing OK without them. 5d
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Pruzy
The Testaments | Margaret Atwood
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While I may have had the disappointing experience of needing to return a book I was reading to my university library, I am lucky to have also borrowed Margaret Atwood‘s sequel to The Handmaid‘s Tale!

I was a huge fan of the first book and the TV series, so I am very excited to see how Atwood develops the world and ideas in The Testaments!

#SaturdayReads #Libraries

readordierachel Awesome! 6d
Alora I‘m reading it now too! Want to #BuddyRead ?! I‘m only on about page 20 too! 2d
Pruzy @Alora I love the sentiment! I‘ve blown past page 200 by this point. Which page are you on? Feel free to start an impromptu discussion about anything that crosses your mind and I‘ll be sure to comment if you tag me! Or if you‘re far enough along that I won‘t give away spoilers I can tell you what‘s on my mind about the novel! #BuddyRead 2d
Alora Oh wow 😂 Haha this is why I can‘t keep up in buddy reads. I‘m a slow reader and sometimes don‘t have a lot of time to read. I loved The Handmaid‘s Tale and the series. I started watching the series first, stopped at episode 3 and had to go buy the book lol 2d
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julesG
Men at Arms (Revised) | Terry Pratchett
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Just a friendly reminder that next month we'll be reading #MenAtArms! Dig out your books, put in your library holds, or place your orders! The next Discworld adventure continues on December 8th! Woohoo!

If anyone wants to be tagged/untagged for future posts please let me know! Happy to oblige!

@TricksyTails

#OokBOokClub #Discworld #SirTerryPratchett #TerryPratchett #PratchettPosse #ReadAlong #BuddyRead

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Librarybelle
The Last Hours | Minette Walters
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The next #LiteraryCrew #Buddyread will be The Last Hours! We‘re traveling to England in the 1300s, when the Black Death stalked the country.

We‘re a low key buddy read group - the above timeline is a suggested reading time line. Read at your own pace. I check in with everyone at the end of a read week. Please use the listed hashtags and tag me in any posts you make. I‘m tagging those who have expressed interest in this book. All welcome to join!

CoverToCoverGirl Tag me please! I‘d love to join in. 1w
Sace Oh wow! This sounds good and the hardback was on Amazon for less than $9. Not sure how active I'll be but the timing might be good for me. Tag with lowered expectations please 😁 1w
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Librarybelle @Sace Welcome! 1w
CoverToCoverGirl I‘ve had this one sitting on my TBR shelf for some time. It‘ll be my first book by her. Thanks. 1w
Librarybelle @CoverToCoverGirl I‘ve wanted to read this for awhile, too. I‘m glad so many others are interested to read this as well. 1w
Laughterhp Requesting from my library now! 1w
Lauram Black Death? I‘m in!!! 1w
Mollyanna Just requested it be shipped to my library from one of the other branches. Love the Black Death era. 1w
Librarybelle Wonderful, @Mollyanna ! 1w
Chrissyreadit I just downloaded it on audible. I‘m reading in another buddy read and taking two classes but have high hopes I can listen while I do dishes . 1w
Marmie7 This sounds like a interesting read! Mind if I join in? 1w
Librarybelle @Marmie7 Happy to have you join! 1w
lele1432 So excited for this one! 1w
Tamra I will definitely read it, but 😩 I won‘t get to start it until after I finish up my class in December. I am disappointed it isn‘t available on audio from the library. Keep tagging me and thank you for organizing!!! 1w
Librarybelle @Tamra Will do! 1w
Jerdencon Going to request from the library today! Thanks for including me! I am 1/2 way through the Lost Queen and liking it 1w
Librarybelle Awesome, @Jerdencon ! So glad you‘re liking The Lost Queen too! 1w
Chrissyreadit @BethM this is the other one- it sounds like a book I would like. 1w
BethM I‘m going to hop on to this! 1w
Librarybelle Awesome, @BethM ! 1w
Chrissyreadit I‘m definitely in! I‘m up to Chapt 5 on audio and love it! 6d
Sace I just realized that my two week vacation starts Nov 16....this was meant to be. I can at least stay on schedule for the first part. 6d
Librarybelle Awesome, @Sace ! 😁 6d
TamAnder Excellent! 😊 5d
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Crazeedi
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@gradcat @EadieB @Andrew65 @Tove_Reads
I'm getting more lined up! Besides what eadie sent me, I just got these! Yay!! #buddyread #nordicnoir

EadieB @Crazeedi Nice! You‘re all set for January! 1w
Crazeedi @EadieB I am! I am trying to keep from starting one just to see the style, since these authors are all new to me!🙄 1w
EadieB @Crazeedi I know! I love to start new authors to see if I like their writing! 1w
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Andrew65 Nothing beats reading a new author, such moments of hope. @EadieB @Crazeedi 1w
Crazeedi @Andrew65 exactly! That's why I'm going to have a hard time staying away from the books, even though I may have one or two other books I could read, LOL! 1w
gradcat @EadieB @Andrew65 @Crazeedi Eadie is really thoughtful, right? You‘re the best, Eadie (can‘t wait for mine!) ♥️♥️♥️ 7d
EadieB @gradcat Thanks! Just trying to make my friends happy! 7d
Andrew65 @gradcat Agree totally, known @eadieb quite a few years now and a very special person. 7d
EadieB @Andrew65 Ok guys! Now you are making me blush! @Crazeedi @gradcat (edited) 7d
EadieB @Crazeedi I got your thank you card today. Thanks for the thank you! In regards to keeping track of all the buddy reads, Andrew makes a list for the year on the books we read on LibraryThing. It's 2 books a month right now. Then I check what authors we are reading from what we read last month. I go to Fantastic Fiction website and get the name of the next book in the series. I already have the list made for December which I will post for you. 7d
EadieB @Crazeedi
Nov. 2019
2001 - The Bone Garden - Kate Ellis - LT
2009 - What Remains of Heaven - CS Harris - LT
2005 - Murder in Clichy - Cara Black (2005)
2008 - Heart and Soul - Maeve Binchy

Dec. 2019
2017 - The Lost Order - Steve Berry- LT
2013 - Lost - Sharon Bolton - LT
2006 - Murder in Montmartre - Cara Black
2010 - Minding Frankie - Maeve Binchy
1989 - Payment in Blood - Elizabeth George
1985 - Lie Down with Lions - Ken Follett
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Crazeedi @EadieB thank you Eadie!! 7d
gradcat Man, you are awash in books! Yay...fun times ahead!! 😀 5d
gradcat @EadieB Just keep on blushing...you are a sweetie! 5d
gradcat @Andrew65 So how did we get so lucky, @EadieB + @Crazeedi ? Love you guys!! ♥️♥️♥️ 5d
Crazeedi @Andrew65 @gradcat @EadieB fellow travelers in this game called life!😍 5d
EadieB @Crazeedi We all just fit together like one big puzzle! 5d
gradcat @Crazeedi & @EadieB & @Andrew65 I would quite love it if I could make one handle that grouped youse all together . . . something like at sign + thetypesetters . . . 😂 3d
EadieB @gradcat We can post under #Nordiccrime 3d
EadieB @gradcat Your package has been delivered:
Tracking number 9555114996729308268997
Delivered
November 12, 07:56PM
Shreveport, LA
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gradcat @EadieB I got it & I posted it! Thank you sooo much! You‘re such a sweetheart! I love them & can‘t wait to dig in! We have a problem out here where I live...we don‘t get mail everyday. I‘ve never had this happen, ever in my life! I‘ve always thought “Neither rain nor snow,” etc, etc, but not out here anymore. We‘ve reported it to the post office (many times) without any change. But I went out to check the mail last night, at 7 pm and it wasn‘t ⬇️ 2d
gradcat @EadieB there yet. It was 20 degrees out, & I have to cross a rural highway to get to the box, so I didn‘t go again until today. Then I had a doctor‘s appointment and I‘ve just returned. All this by way of apology to you for it taking so long to let you know I received the books. I‘m so sorry! I tell you, though, I‘m finding it patently ridiculous that we‘re not getting our mail. They‘ve never delivered or found a letter an old friend sent me. ⬇️ 2d
gradcat @EadieB It‘s so infuriating! But back to the important stuff: thank you so much for thinking of me...you‘ve touched my heart! ♥️♥️♥️ 2d
EadieB @gradcat I was so surprised that they didn't deliver the package until 8:00 PM that is crazy for sure! We live close to the post office so we get our mail between 5 and 5:30 as the truck is going back to the post office but 8:00 PM is ridiculous. 2d
gradcat @EadieB Well, I‘m pretty sure we wouldn‘t have gotten it until the next day if they had their way about it. We now have an app that lets us know every piece of mail we‘re supposed to get, so they were kind of obligated. We knew they had it, so they were forced. But I tell you, my mom & I are getting pretty sick & tired of this! I‘ve never, in all my 60 years, had days where they just simply didn‘t deliver daily!! It‘s aggravating to say the least! 2d
EadieB @gradcat Are you out in the country? How close is your closest neighbor? 2d
gradcat Yes. Until four or five years ago, there was an acre of land on either side of us before you had another house. We sold the acres after my father became very ill, because he couldn‘t care for it anymore. We had horse stables on one side and huge rose gardens on the other. Now we have neither because he took care of all of that. My mom and I are looking to move out of state as soon as we figure out where we want to go (and I can leave my doctors!). (edited) 2d
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