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The Course of Love: A Novel | Alain de Botton
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There's no such thing as #unconditionallove in Alain de Botton's brilliant meditation on love an marriage. #NoFemmeBer @Cinfhen @Billypar

jenniferw88 Hi Moray, can you please check your porch/drive/wherever your post is left - i sent your #ConanDoyleSwap on Thursday first class so it should have arrived by now! 1y
Billypar Love the quote! It's kind of a dilemma as a reader- on the one hand, I know it would be great to have more stories that focus on marriages and long-term relationships in a realistic way. But if I'm choosing a book to read now, I'm likely to pick something else 🤷 Guess I need to try and resist that impulse more because this one sounds really good. 1y
Cinfhen So much truth!!! 1y
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Moray_Reads @jenniferw88 it arrived this morning! Thank you so much, sorry I forgot to post x 1y
Moray_Reads @Billypar I really recommend this one, it's just brilliantly done and so insightful but it does bring up all the emotions! 1y
jenniferw88 @Moray_Reads thanks, just wanted to make sure after the first attempt at sending! 😊😂 1y
thewallflower0707 Hello, did you get my e-Mail? 1y
Moray_Reads @thewallflower0707 oh wait, yes! Sorry, for some reason it went through to my spam folder! I will treat and reply imminently 😊 1y
thewallflower0707 @Moray_Reads okay, can you contact me? I have a question about the Blind Date Books Swap. 1y
Moray_Reads @thewallflower0707 your #blinddatebookswap package is on its way to you! 14mo
thewallflower0707 @Moray_Reads wow you are fast! I‘m afraid I‘m still working on filling yours 😊 14mo
Moray_Reads @thewallflower0707 I'm not usually do I made a special effort 😂 14mo
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It begins... #moving

DivineDiana Best wishes for a smooth transition! 1y
jenniferw88 I'll try to send your #ConanDoyleSwap this week so that it gets there before you move 1y
Moray_Reads @jenniferw88 I'll have access to this flat until 1st September so there's still a bit of time ❤️ 1y
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Sarah83 You want to move or you have to? 1y
Moray_Reads @Sarah83 it started off as "have to" because of a shocking rent increase to now I'm really looking forward to my new place! 1y
Sarah83 Will you still have enough room for all your beauties? 1y
EricQiao I‘m sure I don‘t have to tell you but, DON‘T PANIC. 1y
Moray_Reads @EricQiao excellent advice and topical too! 🚀 1y
Moray_Reads @Sarah83 new bookshelves have absolute priority in our new place. I've already earned my flatmate 😅 But I am being fairly ruthless when it comes to non-Folio books 1y
Sarah83 Sounds great 🤗😍 1y
JoScho Bless you ❤️ 1y
jmofo That is a treasure trove! 😍 1y
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Please, Mister Postman | Alan Johnson
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@Moray_Reads I know, where your parcel is 😫😫😫

jenniferw88 Yeah, I have your #ConanDoyleSwap package too! 2y
Moray_Reads @jenniferw88 @Sarah83 royal mail had a conspiracy against me!!! 2y
scripturient @Moray_Reads Sarah asked me to take the package along when I‘m going to the book festival. As we‘re at the same Ali Smith event, I‘ll pass it on to you then. If that‘s alright with you. Royal Mail can kiss our butts - we‘ll have personal delivery. Ha! :) 2y
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The Golden Age of Murder | Martin Edwards
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It has to be a Golden Age #mysterynovel for my taste. Three of the best with their ever-eccentric detectives (Dorothy L Sayers, Agatha Christie, and Margery Allingham with Lord Peter Wimsey, Hercule Poirot and Albert Campion) #readingwomenmonth @thereadingwomen

erzascarletbookgasm 🙌😍 Yes, Yes & Yes! 2y
LeahBergen Yes! ❤️❤️ 2y
Andrew65 Some great classics! 2y
jenniferw88 Hi, just had message from Mum that a parcel I sent to Edinburgh has been returned as it wasn't collected. I strongly suspect that it's your #ConanDoyleSwap package so will send it again in a few weeks' time! 2y
Moray_Reads @jenniferw88 ah, I wonder whether the delivery note went astray then. That would explain it! 2y
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jenniferw88 Hi Moray, I am on holiday next week and the week after I have various hospital appointments but I promise to get a replacement #ConanDoyleSwap package out to you soon! 2y
Moray_Reads @jenniferw88 please don't go to much expense or inconvenience, I don't want you to go to lots of trouble because the first one for lost. But thank you of course, so generous of you. Hope everything goes well with your appointments x 2y
LeahBergen Great quote! 😆 2y
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Thank you @Dianeham for this wonderful box of goodies! "Force majeure" is over ? I've been coveting the Margaret Millar collected editions and the Holmes collection is just lovely ? Plus the coffee, bookmarks, Cape May cards, and the New York public library tote. I am also thrilled to learn you have a poetry book—I can't wait to read it. Thank you so much for all of this! ❤️

Thanks for organising the #conandoyleswap, @Beckykearns !

GatheringBooks that sherlock holmes book looks deliciously hefty! 2y
Dianeham @batsy i am so relieved that you finally got it! I was excited when I saw you wanted to read Millar. I love her. The plots are a little dated but she is a fav of mine. 2y
Cathythoughts Wow this is all so lovely... happy days ❤️ (edited) 2y
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BeckyK Ahhh amazing 😍 2y
batsy @GatheringBooks It is 😍 2y
batsy @Dianeham I'm so glad to hear that! I only became aware of her when Sarah Weinman edited the women crime writers box sets and was so intrigued. Thank you again! 2y
batsy @Cathythoughts @Beckykearns Littens make my day 😊💕 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Fabulous gifts! 👍 2y
TrishB Cool 👍🏻 2y
LeahBergen Ooo, who is this Margaret Millar?? 2y
rohit-sawant Oh, that's fantastic! 😍 2y
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I absolutely love my #conandoyleswap gifts from @Crewgurl ! You are a super stalker; I look forward to read these books, the mug is fabulous and I love everything else. Thank you so much, you did great, you are awesome! ❤️😘

Thanks for organising this @Beckykearns

batsy Great gifts!! 😍 2y
Crewgurl Yay!!! I‘m glad you like everything! I love all of those books and I hope you do too!!! 2y
BeckyK What a great package 😍 2y
MaureenMc Loved all three books! 😍 2y
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And one more amazing item from my #conandoyleswap this amazing keychain!! Love it!!!! This will be going on my keys today. Thank you @erzascarletbookgasm !!!!!!

JoScho Did you get your bottle and book swap package? 2y
Crewgurl I did @JoScho ! I haven‘t heard from my match though, so I was waiting to open it. His was delivered on Saturday. Not sure what happened? 2y
JoScho @Crewgurl oh good! Girl open it! 2y
Crewgurl Haha. I will tonight! @JoScho 2y
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The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes | Arthur Conan Doyle
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My match‘s package finally arrived, so I opened mine! Totally spoiled by @erzascarletbookgasm !!! Love the books and the bookmarks! The water bottle is awesome and the tea looks delicious! The wrapping was also awesome!!! Thank you!!!! I hope you like yours 😊 #ConanDoyleSwap

erzascarletbookgasm I‘m so glad you‘re happy with them. Enjoy! 🤗💕 2y
Crewgurl Did yours come @erzascarletbookgasm ?? I got the delivery notification! 2y
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ve got mine! It was sitting in the mailroom for two days over the weekend! Will open it and make a post later today. Thank you! 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm Btw did you receive the Sherlock keychain? I didn‘t see it among the other items in the pic. Did you like it? 2y
Crewgurl Oh my goodness, I didn‘t even see it! It was stuck to the bottom of the bag!! I will post now 😊 @erzascarletbookgasm (edited) 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Haha, I panicked for a moment, thought I forgot to include it. I hope you really liked everything. 2y
Crewgurl Love it, thank you again! @erzascarletbookgasm 2y
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