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Tailsmalone
The Egyptian | Mika Waltari
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Probably my favorite fiction read of the year. It‘s the autobiography/memoir of a court physician in Egypt, from the end of the reign of Amenhotep III through part of Horemheb‘s. I love historical fiction, stories about Ancient Egypt, and an intense first-person narrative. Definitely worth a read!

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WorldsOkayestStepMom
World Without End | Ken Follett
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Hi. This is a really long book. I'm not quite halfway through with it, and I've been reading every day for a week already!

MoonWitch94 It‘s one of my favorites. 3d
WorldsOkayestStepMom @MoonWitch94 it's such a great story so far! I have just over 1,000 pages left. 3d
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sprainedbrain
World Without End | Ken Follett
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With 21 hours to spare before the library wanted it back, I finished at 1 am this morning. 😂

Despite it being such a time investment, I was sort of sad when it ended. Definitely not too much of a good thing.

My full review is on my blog: http://sprainedbrain.blog/2019/12/08/world-without-end-by-ken-follett-actually-d...

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vivastory 🎉🎊🤘💪 I'm really impressed. I haven't read Follet yet. 5d
UwannaPublishme 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5d
Leftcoastzen I‘m like @vivastory I have a bunch of Follet ,yet have not read him yet. 5d
HOTPock3tt I KNEW Libby had no business underestimating you 😏 lol! The only Ken follet I‘ve read was ‘column of fire‘ and I did enjoy it ☺️ I might read more of his books when the mood strikes... I‘m kind of a mood reader 🤔 @sprainedbrain (edited) 4d
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt you definitely have to be in the mood for these books!! 2d
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sprainedbrain
World Without End | Ken Follett
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Libby might be doubting my ability to finish this monstrosity of an audiobook in time, but I‘m down to *only* 21 hours (from the original 46) and my mama didn‘t raise a quitter.

Challenge accepted, Libby.

(This book is sooooo long but so good!)

wanderinglynn I have this book—it‘s sitting on my to-read shelf & man is it a chunkster! 7d
Chili You go girl! I read this chunkster in a couple of days. 7d
jmtrivera You've got this! 💪🏻📖 7d
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Lindy You can do it! 7d
kellyann28 I audiobooked this trilogy! It is SO long but I really enjoyed it. Good storytelling! 7d
Suet624 Good luck! 7d
hes7 You can do it! 🙌🏻 6d
vivastory You can definitely do it 🤘💪 6d
Becker 😆 6d
HOTPock3tt YES!!! 🙌🏽You got this!! 😎🎉 @sprainedbrain (edited) 5d
Eyelit You definitely got this! Is this as intense as pillars of the earth? I read that one years ago and loved it, but was slightly overwhelmed by how bleak everything was 5d
sprainedbrain @Eyelit It‘s been a couple of years since I read Pillars, but this one seems a bit lighter in parts. It‘s still got some horrible things, of course. 5d
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WorldsOkayestStepMom
World Without End | Ken Follett
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I loved Pillars of the Earth when I read it several years ago at my husband's recommendation. Now, it's time for me to return to Kingsbridge!

Amiable I also loved “Pillars” 2w
sprainedbrain I‘m starting this after my current audio! 2w
WorldsOkayestStepMom @sprainedbrain hopefully I'll be able to finish it before it's due back to the library! 2w
WorldsOkayestStepMom @Amiable it was so good!! 2w
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Lynnsoprano
The Winemaker | Noah Gordon
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I just haven‘t been able to stick with my current read, even though I like it. It‘s just that this has been calling to me from the bookshelf. I really feel like I need a glass of wine to go with it, but it‘s a bit too early 😂

Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 3w
Lynnsoprano @Redwritinghood Thank you! 😘 3w
Crazeedi I hope you enjoy!! 2w
Lynnsoprano @Redwritinghood Thank you! 😘 2w
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MoonWitch94
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Thanks for the tag @NeedsMoreBooks 1.) My favorite genre to read is self-help; I love to watch Saturday Night Live each week; I don‘t have a twitter account 2.) Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman 3.) Not lucky enough 4.) Too cold...because you can always more layers on. #litsylearn

Alora Hello! 💙💙💙 4w
Alora Is the lie the self help books?! 4w
DaveGreen7777 Hmmm... I‘ll guess watching Saturday Night Live every week is the lie? 🤔 4w
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MoonWitch94 @Alora yes, that‘s the lie 😂 4w
MoonWitch94 @DaveGreen7777 Nope! That is true 🙂 4w
Alora Hahaha nice! 😂 Who is your favourite hockey team?! I‘m a die hard Bruins fan 💛🖤💛🖤 4w
MoonWitch94 @Alora I bleed Orange & Black 🖤🧡🖤🧡 for the Philadelphia Flyers 😉 4w
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Sace
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I bought books I didn't need today!! 😃😃😃😃

Lynnsoprano That‘s me almost every day 🤣 Those darn Kindle deals! 1mo
Sace @Lynnsoprano kindle deals are evil! 1mo
ravenlee I went to BN today when I had a little extra time to myself (which NEVER happens) and then I snuck my two new books into the house like they were drugs or something! 😆 Especially because I already read one from the library but liked it so much I wanted my own copy, and there‘s no way the hubby would understand that. 1mo
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Sace @ravenlee Littens totally understand though! I've been known to sneak books in too 1mo
batsy Living life as it should be! 😆 1mo
LeahBergen Ahh, Norah Lofts! 👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
Sace @LeahBergen Yep. Definitely #blameitonlitsy 1mo
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Lynnsoprano
The Winemaker | Noah Gordon
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#gratefulreads #bookandbeverage I admit it‘s cheating, since it‘s only water in my favorite wine glass. It‘s too early in the day to imbibe, but I‘m going to have to have a glass of wine while reading this! 😄

OriginalCyn620 Nice pic! 😊 1mo
Nute I like drinking water from fancy glasses!😁 4w
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Andrew65
A Dangerous Fortune | Ken Follett
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Loved this book, a real bargain at 99p!

EadieB It is a great read! 1mo
Andrew65 @EadieB One of the best ones. 1mo
EadieB @Andrew65 I agree! I am so glad that we are reading his standalones. Look at all the good ones we would have missed reading. 1mo
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Andrew65 @EadieB There are some great books in there. 1mo
Crazeedi You know, now I have to get online and read synopses and see which ones I've read and which ones I havent. I've read several over the years, I just dont remember,🙄 1mo
rwmg @Crazeedi I think we all have that problem, which is why it would be good if our stacks on Litsy were searchable. At the moment I rely on LT to check for that sort of thing, as I am sooooooo bad at remembering titles. 1mo
Cathythoughts 👍🏻❤️ 1mo
Crazeedi @rwmg you and me both!! And I try to read synopses and think if it sounds familiar. I dont seem to use LT as much as I do litsy and GR 1mo
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