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I saw the writers of these three books recently at Cheltenham Literature Festival; they‘ve all performed #Superfeats that are the basis for their books. Lara Prior-Palmer became the first woman, and youngest person, to win the Mongol Derby, a 1,000 mile horse race, Mimi Anderson is a world-record breaking ultra distance runner, and Emily Chappell won the 2016 4,000km Transcontinental cycle race.

#SoaringScores @CrowCAH @Cinfhen @Cinfhen

Cinfhen I chose this one today!! I thought it was fabulous #GreatMindsThinkAlike 1mo
TheEllieMo @Cinfhen been super-busy again today so haven‘t had a chance to scroll through Litsy yet! Just had a look at your post now, though. I have to say, seeing these three together was interesting - Emily & Mimi were in their 30s when they started their chosen events, and sacrificed a lot, whereas Lara was so much more cavalier! 1mo
Cinfhen Was she likeable??? I think some readers found her flippant 1mo
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TheEllieMo @Cinfhen she came across as what she is, someone from a very privileged background who‘s never had to worry about anything in her life and is free to do whatever she wants 1mo
Cinfhen That‘s a shame 😝 1mo
CrowCAH Wow they have much more endurance than I! 1mo
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There‘s a whole plethora of books, both fiction and non-fiction, surrounding the Ark of the Covenant. Some of the “non-fiction” ones look more reliable than others. Tagged book looks the most interesting.

@CrowCAH @Cinfhen

Cinfhen I chose the same book today #GreatMindsThinkAlike and I agree, tagged book sounds fascinating 🤓 2mo
CrowCAH So cool 😎 lots of interest for the ark! 2mo
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Big Brother: A Novel | Lionel Shriver
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#RedRoseSeptember I REALLY need to read the tagged book!! It‘s been on my shelves longer than Litsy😬A story about siblings / and one happens to be morbidly obese #HeAintHeavyHesMyBrother

arlenefinnigan I've still never got round to We Need To Talk About Kevin. So Much For That was really good though. 2mo
Cinfhen Would like to read the book you tagged @arlenefinnigan and I LOVED 2mo
Cinfhen @BarbaraBB That one was excellent too‼️‼️ I also have this one unread that‘s meant to be very good (edited) 2mo
Suet624 @arlenefinnigan I second So Much for That. My favorite of hers. 2mo
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Day 4 #7Days7Covers #CoverCrush
I‘m looking at you @Kalalalatja please join in

BarbaraBB I had this one lined up as well! Such a great cover - And book! 2mo
Kalalalatja First cover coming up! 😄 2mo
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#wanderingjune #grandhotel

I‘m finally reading a book that everyone else has read and it just happens to fit today‘s prompt. Hope I get in first! Count Rostov is on house arrest, exiled inside a very grand hotel. I‘m only halfway through though so don‘t tell me if it‘s sad or happy!

Centique Also it‘s VERY cold and I had to get up early to take my daughter to a choir competition. Warming up with coffee and this book now. 🥶🌧☃️ 5mo
JennyM Hope you defrost quickly! It‘s rather chilly over the way in Qld too! 5mo
TrishB I haven‘t read yet either! 5mo
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bedandabook I won‘t tell you whether it‘s happy or sad, but it is good! 5mo
Centique @JennyM thank you! I wondered whether anyone else was feeling wintry on Litsy 😋 5mo
Centique @TrishB I‘ll let you know how I feel about it at the end! I‘m slowly getting to know your tastes Trish. 😊 5mo
Cathythoughts I have read it ... look forward to your thoughts ♥️👍🏻 5mo
TrishB 👍🏻 I currently have two copies 🤷‍♀️ 5mo
Blaire I absolutely loved this one! Hope you enjoy itz 5mo
CarolynM It was very cold here last couple of weeks, but the weekend we've just had was nicer and sunshine is the forecast today☀️ 5mo
Cinfhen #GreatMindsThinkAlike how could you NOT choose the Count???? I LOVED this book ❤️ 5mo
Centique @CarolynM sun has turned up here today too 🌞 I‘m kicking myself for not getting out for a walk in it cos it‘s forecast to rain for a few days now. Oh well, sounds like reading weather! 5mo
Centique @Cinfhen I think you‘re the reason I moved it to the top of my TBR! 😘 I‘m loving it so far 🤞 5mo
Cinfhen I‘m so glad but not surprised that you would love the Count, too ❤️ 5mo
BarbaraBB It‘s a great read, I loved the style and the Count! 💜 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm Ah, I miss the Count! Loved this book! Happy reading. 5mo
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marleed I read and loved this series but don‘t own the books but want them just for the covers! 6mo
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I have to go with Wizard of Oz since way too many of ‘my people‘ were dangerously close to the F4 beast that barreled through NE Kansas last week.

Day 2 of #WanderingJune with #ImaginaryPlaces
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StayCurious Great pick for this prompt! 6mo
Cinfhen Almost choose Oz #GreatMindsThinkAlike 6mo
marleed @StayCurious @Cinfhen Thank you. It‘s funny - once a book comes to mind for a challenge, I‘m hard pressed to think of another. I‘m pretty sure my book for tomorrow will be posted by several participants! 6mo
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Cinfhen I JUST posted mine!! Not the most original but I spent 8 hours in ER yesterday and my brain is zapped. They had to admit hubby for overnight observation but hoping he‘ll be home later today. 6mo
marleed @Cinfhen Oh no! I hope all is well. I‘m sending positive energy your way! 6mo
Cinfhen Thanks!!! Trying to play catch up from yesterday 6mo
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(Day 16 - #Rehab)

*I cannot hear that word, rehab, without thinking of poor James Frey, author of the tagged book (purportedly a memoir, however the “facts” didn‘t quite add up), who was very nearly knighted by Oprah. But that was before she found the book to be a pack of ... well, semi-truths? Or semi-lies? Anyway, Frey was then publicly and shamefully dumped from her book club.

Cinfhen Ha!!! #GreatMindsThinkAlike check out my post for this prompt 😂💕 7mo
gradcat @Cinfhen Oh no, you didn‘t! 😂 Yes, #GreatMindsThinkAlike ... going to check your post now! 7mo
JamieArc I remember watching this episode of Oprah when he got called out publicly. 7mo
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gradcat @JamieArc Me, too! It was excruciating to watch!! 7mo
Mdargusch Such a scandal! 7mo
Reviewsbylola Publicly shamed is putting it mildly. 😆😆 7mo
emilyhaldi How funny that this is one of those events that everyone remembers?!? 7mo
gradcat @Mdargusch @Reviewsbylola Thanks again guys for commenting...and it IS rather telling of Oprah‘s power that we all remember this...I agree @emilyhaldi !! 7mo
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