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Sisters | Daisy Johnson
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I have no s(h)elf control - when @Oryx read this book at the #readingretreat I was immediately fascinated by the synopsis (even though I still don‘t like the cover) so I ordered it as soon as we got home. 🙈😊

Hooked_on_books I have to agree on the cover, but sometimes you just NEED that book! 2mo
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Leonard and Hungry Paul | Ronan Hession
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rockpools Huh. I like the sound of that one 😊. Are you safely back home now? 2mo
julesG @rockpools Yes, thank you. It was just Deutsche Bahn throwing a spanner. 😁 2mo
jhod Oooh I have this on my shelf! Good date!! X 2mo
squirrelbrain I really like the sound of this one too. 2mo
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Untilted | Autechre
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Books I bought on holiday/#ReadingRetreat

A few will be Christmas presents. Two are for my "books I really really liked" shelf. A book from the travel section. And yes, there's a memoir. I know, @Cinfhen, I don't read memoirs. Or at least I didn't until this November.

#Gladstonerds
#BookHaul

squirrelbrain No wonder the plane and train were delayed - they were both too heavy! 2mo
julesG @squirrelbrain It might have been the 400 teabags. 😁 2mo
Caroline2 Oh good haul! 😯 2mo
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jenniferw88
Gladstone's Library (formerly St Deiniol's Library) | Hawarden, Flintshire, United Kingdom (Library)
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A selection of photos from the #readingretreat

JamieArc It‘s been fun to follow your reading retreat! 2mo
Nutmegnc That place looks like something out of a book or movie!! 2mo
Caroline2 Lovely 🥰 2mo
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LeahBergen Wow! 😍😍 2mo
wanderinglynn One of these days I‘ll actually get to go. It looks so lovely! 2mo
Cathythoughts That‘s a lovely glimpse of your book trip 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
Chrissyreadit Someday I will plan my month long stay in Europe, and it will be set in the Month of the retreat and I will be able to participate in such an amazing event 😍😍😍 2mo
tpixie @Chrissyreadit take me also! I have been wanting to go as well!! 2mo
Chrissyreadit @tpixie I will definitely keep you posted! 2mo
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Florence and Giles | John Harding
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squirrelbrain Thank you too! It was a fun weekend! 2mo
TrishB It was fab 😁 2mo
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Miss Austen | Gill Hornby
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This was my prize from our Blind Date With A Book swap at the Gladstone‘s #readingretreat this weekend and I had to post as Catherine @CGainor3 was so creative with her clues! (Despite nearly setting fire to her room in the process!) 🔥😯

I‘m going to use this book for the make your own prompt clue for #booked2022, my prompt being #bookgiftedinaswap.

Thanks so much Catherine; I‘m really looking forward to it! 😘

TrishB It was amazing! 2mo
Caroline2 Oh this one does sound good. 😯 stacking. 😉 2mo
LeahBergen So cool!! I have this book waiting on my shelves. 😊 2mo
CGainor3 Thanks 😃 1mo
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Forecast | Chris Keith
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A joint #bookreport and #weeklyforecast this week; completely forgot yesterday..(too busy reading! 🤣)

Top row: books I read before the #readingretreat. All were great apart from Tides, which was just OK.
Middle row: books I read on the retreat. Didn‘t like the Whitehead but the others were fab. Still to review Wolves.
Bottom row: suffering from major retreat hangover now so Stolen Ones will be a great palate cleanser ⬇️

squirrelbrain Listened to most of this one on the way home, only half an hour to go. It‘s on the #ToB longlist. 2mo
Cathythoughts These all look interesting! I‘ve ordered Wolves.. so looking forward to it & to your review 2mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Been wanting to read The Woman in the Purple Skirt! Looking forward to reading your thoughts! 2mo
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OutAndAbout Just caught up on all the #readingretreat goodness. Looks like a fabulous time! And now I have a whole new bucket list item to get to Gladstone‘s for a weekend! 2mo
squirrelbrain @Jee_HookedOnBookz - I‘ll let you know! 2mo
squirrelbrain @OutAndAbout - we‘ll be doing another one next year; you should try to join us. 2mo
Cinfhen Welcome home!!! Your #ReadingRetreat looked FABULOUS and you actually read a lot !! Wonderful 2mo
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The Haunting Season: Nine Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights | Andrew Michael Hurley, Natasha Pulley, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Laura Purcell, Jess Kidd, Imogen Hermes Gowar, Elizabeth Macneal, Bridget Collins, Sara Collins
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Cold and windy winter nights call for the appropriate literary accompaniment. ❤️ #gladstonerds #readingretreat

Cathythoughts Lovely picture 💫 2mo
squirrelbrain Are you up early again Steffi?! 😘 2mo
scripturient @squirrelbrain Yup, been up since five. 😂 But finished another book. 😊👍🏻 2mo
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squirrelbrain Yay for finishing another book! 2mo
julesG Early bird! 😉 2mo
jenniferw88 😊 I think my top that I'm wearing will go well with this book cover! 😂 2mo
Oryx Absolutely perfect picture. I love that book light - I saw those once and was very tempted. Now I'm regretting that I didn't get one! So pretty. 2mo
Caroline2 I really enjoyed that book. 👍 🕯 👻 2mo
ju.ca.no I‘m going to start this next🥰 2mo
DrexEdit Wonderful photo! I have that same book light. It's awesome! 😎 2mo
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