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#BookMail for #PemberLittens #chapteraday with @BarkingMadRead I can‘t wait for the hashtags!

IndoorDame Mine came today too! The same edition :) Super excited!!! 2d
BarkingMadRead Ohhhhhhh so exciting!! It‘s almost time, and I‘m hoping it moves along faster than Middlemarch 🤣🤣 2d
ravenlee @BarkingMadRead yeesh - I mean, it kinda has to, right? 2d
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BarkingMadRead 🤣🤣🤣 2d
TheBookHippie Oh I do like that cover! 2d
dabbe When does this one start, and can I join in? I loved her THE TENANT AT WILDFELL HALL and am interested in joining this superlative group! 😊 1d
ravenlee @dabbe I really liked Tenant, too, so I‘m really looking forward to this one. @BarkingMadRead is leading the group, and we‘re starting on April 1st. See her post on this same title (I think it‘s the third one or so). 1d
BarkingMadRead @dabbe I‘ll add you to my list!! 1d
dabbe @ravenlee and @BarkingMadRead ... thank you so much! I'm looking forward to it. I would have joined sooner, but I already suffered through, I mean read, Middlemarch last year. 🤣 1d
BarkingMadRead @dabbe 🤣🤣🤣🤣 1d
ravenlee @dabbe I started Middlemarch for a class in the spring semester of 2000. I got about 600 pages in and ran out of time. It‘s been sitting on my shelf ever since, judging me. I finally got through it courtesy of the #PemberLittens and @BarkingMadRead and her awesome hashtags! 1d
bookishbitch I really liked this one! 1d
dabbe @ravenlee I feel the pain! And I loved reading the hashtags provided by @BarkingMadRead. I laughed out loud every time, and she hit the pulse on the essence of the entire novel! 🤣 1d
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I‘ve been following along with the #ChapterADay readalong of Middlemarch without commenting or posting much, but a few quotes in today‘s short chapter caught my attention.

The discussion preceding this quote in chapter 72 is a frustrating one as all the men tell Dorothea what she shouldn‘t do, but I did appreciate the humor of Cecelia‘s response, even if she didn‘t mean it to be funny.

#PemberLittens #SerialReader #quote

TheBookHippie I wrote this quote down too! 1w
Daisey @TheBookHippie It‘s a good one! 1w
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I‘ve been following along with the #ChapterADay readalong of Middlemarch without commenting or posting much, but a few quotes in today‘s short chapter caught my attention. I think there‘s some real truth in this comment by Dorothea in chapter 72.

“People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors.”

#PemberLittens #SerialReader #quote

Heartstone | Elle Katharine White
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Chapter 3 We‘re at the welcome feast!

One of my favorite overhearings, “she‘s tolerable, but not enough to tempt me.” Daired did say Aliza wasn‘t plain. Does that mean she‘s pleasing to his eye?

And wouldn‘t it be neat to actually know the song/story for The Lay of Saint Ellia of the Shattered Bow? Henry Brandon quotes and sings it as a bard. Is his last name supposed to be like from Sense and Sensibility‘s Colonel Brandon?

Ruthiella I think she must be attractive in her way, like most people. I am quite liking that the characters and plot aren‘t slavish to Austen. Here‘s hoping that both Mari and Leyda get a happier ending. 🤞 3w
BarkingMadRead I wondered the same about Brandon! 3w
julieclair I think Daired is trying to ignore the fact that Aliza is pleasing to his eye! 😉 And on a different note… who might the stranger be, who Aliza can hear but not see? The one who tells her to mind her own business? 3w
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iread2much Ooo, I didn‘t even catch that nice hint of cross stories! 3w
CrowCAH @Ruthiella agree, the author chose to keep certain pivotal moments from P&P while making the story her own. 3w
CrowCAH @BarkingMadRead not sure it really is supposed to be him, but the name is the same. 3w
CrowCAH @julieclair OMG yes, who is that person. And can they turn themselves invisible? Like where did he go? 3w
CrowCAH @iread2much Colonel Brandon never sought the lime light, as a bard would, but the character in Heartstone does seem to be a good male friend to Aliza. 3w
ElizaMarie I love how backhanded this complement was. Like eh… I wouldn‘t throw up if I saw her … I mean I know he didn‘t say that but it reads that way to me. I am really enjoying this #chapteraday which I‘m surprised a bit because it‘s not my “normal type pic” also still so many creatures for me to still get straight 3w
Clare-Dragonfly Ooh, I didn‘t catch the Brandon thing, good one! I had to reread the parts about Henry (hey, that‘s Tilney‘s first name). For some reason I‘m having trouble keeping character names straight in this book 😵‍💫 I do have a theory about certain characters that I will put in my next comment under a spoiler tag in case people don‘t want to read my speculation… 3w
TheAromaofBooks @Clare-Dragonfly - I had to make a sticky-note of names to help me out. We are getting a lot of them thrown at us at once!!! 3w
Clare-Dragonfly Whoever the mysterious man is, he clearly isn‘t human. He must be one of the other kinds of magical creatures—probably the ones who don‘t like humans. I think he is our Wickham character. Instead of eloping with Leyda, he will tempt her with the opportunity to become a Rider, as is clearly her wish. Then Daired will help her actually become a Rider. No romance potential with Aliza. I don‘t yet know his connection with Daired‘s possible suster! 3w
CrowCAH @ElizaMarie yes, definitely back handed. I agree, many creatures. Google will be our friend. 3w
CrowCAH @Clare-Dragonfly ah you‘re correct, Henry from Northanger Abbey! 3w
CrowCAH @TheAromaofBooks for sure, soon we‘ll need to create a spider map! Lol 3w
CrowCAH @Clare-Dragonfly an interesting theory. We‘ll have to keep reading to see what direction things go. 3w
DebinHawaii Yes, lots of names & creatures to keep track off. I‘m not sure if it helps my memory that I caught up of the first 6 chapters at once. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 2w
CrowCAH @DebinHawaii hmm I would almost think reading them all at once would help rather than hinder, everything is fresh in your mind and you might not have to go back and reference what‘s been said before. 2w
PageShifter I had so much fun with this chapter! I had fun when they tried to figure out why twins had come there and made their own theories. It was somehow hilarious xD And then I loved that mysterious “figure“/man/creature that spoke to her but who she never saw. That was even a bit creepy! And I laughed when the hobgoblin wanted her to eavesdrop xD 2w
PageShifter @Clare-Dragonfly I love your speculations!! 2w
CrowCAH @PageShifter I‘m very intrigued by the mysterious person. What creature are they? Will they be friend or foe? 2w
PageShifter @CrowCAH EXACTLY!!! I love this feeling, mysteries are awesome 🤣 2w
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Miss Austen | Gill Hornby
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How gorgeous are the endpapers in our new #pemberlittens #chapteraday read?!?!

StayCurious Wow you really do miss out sometimes reading an ebook 3w
IndoorDame @StayCurious ebooks are sooo convenient though! I‘ve been trying to read more physical books lately and I almost hadn‘t realized I‘d missed them, but I have a weakness for design so little things like this are helping me remember 3w
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Revelations | Mary Sharratt
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All buddy reads but An Accidental Death.
@BarkingMadRead can you tell me what chapter I should be on for Middlemarch? I lost track. #chapteraday
#weeklyforecast #Feb12to18 #2023

BarkingMadRead Today was 43 1mo
Cinfhen Nice 😊 1mo
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#Pemberlittens #JaneAdjacent February 2023 Read #ChapterADay @StayCurious

#StoryGraph: nonfiction history informative regency
442 pages • first pub 2020

“Ian Mortimer turns to what is arguably the most-loved period in British history - the Regency, or Georgian England. A time of exuberance, thrills, frills and unchecked bad behaviour, it was perhaps the last age of true freedom before the trarrival of the stifling world of Victorian morality.”

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#fabulousfebruaryreadathon #checkin #february4toFebruary5

—Middlemarch #chapteraday- keeping up & so enjoy this reread
—Dearest Josephine-#sundaybuddyread keeping up with weekly assignments & discussion
—Lessons in Chemistry #bookclub -finished today
—Body on Baker Street #cozy #sherlockholmesbookshopmystery - finished yesterday
—Murder at the Serpentine Bridge -#historicalmystery
In process

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