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#RedRoseSeptember #catchup
#GroovyTrain made me think of the 70s & of The Brady Bunch. Has anyone else been watching A Very Brady Renovation on HGTV? I have only watched one episode so far as the HGTV hosts & Brady kids renovate the house used for the exterior in the series. Very groovy. 🌼I read this book years ago & don‘t remember much besides the various pairings of kissing siblings & Greg‘s (Barry William‘s) “date” with his in-screen mom. 😱🤢

Cinfhen Excellent choice😁 2mo
arlenefinnigan Cool 😎 2mo
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LeahBergen Your favourite! 😄 2mo
Cinfhen I was gonna say I recognize this book / it‘s groovy looking for sure 💕 2mo
Ruthiella I‘ve only listened to one Vickie Bliss book on audio which was great (The Laughter of Dead Kings) and I love Peter‘s Amelia Peabody series. 2mo
arlenefinnigan Perfect choice! 2mo
CarolynM @Ruthiella The Laughter of Dead Kings had its moments, but the earlier books had a lot more snark between Vicky and John. 2mo
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Tootle | Gertrude Crampton
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Cinfhen I love this cover 💕Little Golden Books 2mo
arlenefinnigan Cool! 2mo
Ruthiella Adorable! 😀 2mo
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Travels With My Aunt | Greene, Graham
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The Simplon Orient Express may well have been a #GroovyTrain with Aunt Augusta around.

@Cinfhen @arlenefinnigan

arlenefinnigan Eyeshadow envy! 2mo
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#groovytrain #redroseseptember
Peter Hooton is a mad red and has written several books about them.
I‘m trying not to let this song take up residency in my brain!

arlenefinnigan Didn't know he'd written any books! Excellent choice. 2mo
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Jump on the #groovytrain a la 19th century to explore the composers of the Romantic era. This was a college text from a course I took on Romanticism in music. While I tended to listen to harder music, a good piece of classical music is perfect to soothe stress and anxiety. Composers such as Beethoven and Chopin are covered in this book. #RedRoseSeptember

arlenefinnigan Lovely! 2mo
arlenefinnigan Recommend me some Romantic music to block out my workmates, their mouths haven't stopped flapping all day and I can't cope. 2mo
Librarybelle @arlenefinnigan I‘m partial to the pianists of that era, Chopin and Liszt are two of my favorites. Their compositions are so melodious and peaceful. Beethoven fits into this era, as he was I think midpoint in his compositions when the era started. Beethoven is always a good go to for stress - Symphony Number 9 jumps to mind. Wagner also falls into this - his composition about the Valkyries is perfect for angst! 2mo
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arlenefinnigan @Librarybelle Beethoven it is. Fab, thank you! 2mo
ravenlee @arlenefinnigan may I recommend some Tchaikovsky? My favorite Romantic composer, and usually good for drowning out babble. 2mo
arlenefinnigan @ravenlee I do love Swan Lake. Ta! 2mo
Librarybelle @ravenlee @arlenefinnigan Tchaikovsky is a good choice, too! The Russian composers have some really good pieces. 2mo
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Slow Trains to Simla | Paul Theroux
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This might be a #groovytrain to ride on....

Ruthiella Nice one! 🚂😀 2mo
Cinfhen Beautiful cover ❣️ 2mo
arlenefinnigan Nice! 2mo
youneverarrived Gorgeous cover 💚 2mo
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The Waste Lands | Stephen King
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When Roland Deschain & his friends board Blaine the Train in book 3 of the Dark Tower, they quickly find themselves in a bizarre & dangerous situation. Despite ZZ Top's Velcro Fly playing in the background of the station, Blaine is a far cry from a #groovytrain
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Cinfhen These covers are groovy!! 2mo
arlenefinnigan Cool 😎 2mo
TrishB Great pic 👍🏻 2mo
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Not book related but I couldn‘t resist adding it. I used to watch this and American Bandstand as a kid. #groovytrain #RedroseSeptember

arlenefinnigan Excellent! 2mo
BarbaraBB Cool choice! 2mo
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