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Balibee146

Balibee146

Joined September 2016

'I'm not crazy. My reality is just different than yours.' Scottish and dog obsessed, also cat person ❤️
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The Vine Witch by Luanne G. Smith
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The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
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Night Watch | Terry Pratchett
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#gratefulreads #characteryouhatetolove
Havelock Vetinari, the Lord Patrician of Ankk-Morpork should be everything I despise, unelected ruler, arch manipulator, calculating politician, trained assassin. He is one of Pratchett's best characters. Some of his exchanges with Vimes are among the best in the Discworld. Night Watch is one of my favourite of his appearances.
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Mandoul Totally agree @Balibee enjoyed his relationship with Vimes. This is one of my favourite Discworld's too 👍 13h
OriginalCyn620 🙌🏻📚🖤 11h
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Weekly Forecast | Thomas Gibson Inc
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#weeklyforecast for the next 7 days 👍❤️
@cinfhen

Cinfhen Glad to see you‘re still with The Immortalists 😁♥️ 2d
Balibee146 @cinfhen really enjoying it.... Seem to have taken so many pics of it though 😜 2d
Cinfhen Vine Witch sounds good too!!! 2d
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#gratefulreads Day 10 picking and a #characteryoulovetohate was pretty easy... Step forward one Dolores Umbridge!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

TrishB Definitely 👍🏻 2d
Texreader Nailed it. 2d
IvoryLunatic I‘ve never seen that cover. It‘s gorgeous. 2d
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OriginalCyn620 🙌🏻📚🖤 2d
Balibee146 @ivorylunatic it's the UK "adult' cover from publication day so an old one... I remember queuing up outside Waterstones Bookshop for door opening at Midnight ? 2d
Susanita She‘s pretty despicable. 2d
Lucy_Anywhere Oooooh, good choice. She was despicable 2d
GingerAntics She‘s a perfect pick for that!!! Love that book cover, too! 1d
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Untitled | Unknown
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#gratefulreads I'm a wee bit late with #bookandsnack.... Had to grab the bag back from the jaws of my dog twice taking pic 😁😁😁 Popcorn for breakfast 🙌🙌🙌 (yes gave the doggo a few bits I'm not mean lol)
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Ha! 🐶❤️ Popcorn is my favorite snack! 2d
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Untitled | Unknown
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Time for the #bookreport for this week.
⭐ Finished Dracul... Anachronistic dialogue which always bugs me but a fun gothic story
⭐ Finished a re read of The Firework Maker's Daughter which is a wonderful fun story for kids. Themes of relationships, finding your way in the world and what makes creativity ❤️❤️
⭐The Immortalists in progress... Enjoying so far
⭐Haven't started my planned audio book yet... Maybe next week
@Cinfhen

Cathythoughts Sounds like a good weeks reading 👍🏻❤️ 3d
Cinfhen Two books completed 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼and glad you‘re enjoying the Immortalists - it was a total pick for me 3d
MidnightBookGirl I enjoyed Dracul as well! 3d
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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#gratefulreads Day 8 is #bookandbeverage

I've just finished Simon's story and I'm very sad 😢😢 Enjoying this so far though 📖 #currentlyreading

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I was too 😪😪😪 4d
OriginalCyn620 I really liked this one! 4d
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Fridays | Andrew Johns
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1. Draughts but I'd prefer a jigsaw
2. New York
3. Small goal 52 will make it after an 8 month slump
4. Stephen King thanks @TrishB my favourite SK enabler 😘👑
5. What is your best book related childhood memory
(Mine is on Hogmanay, reading, with my first ever whiskey - which was basically lemonade with about one molecule of malt in it, cheers dad 🍻)

#friyayintro @howjessreads

ljuliel Mine would be climbing the tree in our front yard with a book. It was my hideout. I‘d sit on this place where 3 big branches made a sort of seat, then read without interruption. 4d
EadieB @ljuliel We could always find my youngest daughter, Kristin, sitting in a tree in my front yard too! My friends would drive by and tell me later that they saw her up in the tree! 4d
CoffeeCatsBooks Mine is my dad reading me my bedtime story, The Wild Swans 🦢, from my giant book of fairy tales. My mom refused to read it because it was too long, so my poor dad always got stuck reading it to me. 😂 4d
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Megabooks We usually sang in bed, but my dad read to me when I was in the bath @CoffeeCatsBooks ! Wonderful memories! 4d
LauraBeth That sounds like a lovely memory 🍻 4d
julesG Lovely memory/memories. Mine is my brother being at camp during the summer holidays and I had the hammock all to myself. I think I read all of my children's mystery books that summer. 4d
Enchanted_Bibliophile Going to the Library with my Grandmother. 💖
We would get dressed-up and I got to wear some of her make-up. And then we would spend hours browsing and choosing our vacation reads.
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Zoes_Human My dad was barely literate, so he hardly ever read to me. However, the one book he read was The Monster at the End of This Book. My dad would always struggle to turn the pages after Grover tied them up and nailed them shut, but when it got to the page that Grover had bricked closed, he could never turn the page until I grabbed his arm and pulled to help. 💖 4d
DaveGreen7777 5. My parents used to have a cassette tape of me reading “Sam and the Firefly” our loud when I was just two-and-a-half years old! When I was a little older, they would play it for me to show how I had always been drawn to books! (edited) 4d
TheBookHippie My grandma reading Babba Yaga stories and scaring the crap out of us but when we turned 12 we read Gone with the Wind with her. 4d
Mandoul Cool question. I remember locking myself away in my grandparents spare room determined to finish my first Discworld novel. I didn't event want to come out for dinner, which was a landmark moment for my childhood 😂 4d
AmandaEve My dad reading Aesop‘s Fables to me. English isn‘t his first language and he‘s always struggled with reading, but he‘d read to me every night 💕 4d
Bklover My grandmother reading Eloise to me with the most perfect Eloise voice. “I live at the Plahhhhza, dahling!” 4d
TrishB 👍🏻👍🏻 3d
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Ancillary Justice | Ann Leckie
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Mini haul... Only one of them for me 😁😁

ChasingOm Everyone talks about how good that book is, but the description seems so super-smart that I‘m intimidated. 😜 4d
Balibee146 @ChasingOm me too.... Same with Iain M Banks Culture novels.... I have no clue... Hope I can make sense of it 😁😛🙃 4d
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The Broken Girls | Simone St. James
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#gratefulreads Day 7 my kindles are my #favouritebookishitem. Or #favoritebookishitem if you choose the other spelling 😁😁
While I do prefer print books ebooks are great for convenience, cost and checking out samples
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Same! Print books will always be my favorite but e readers are so great for many reasons! 5d
ljuliel I agree, my Kindle has become a very important item to me. It‘s not one book, it‘s a whole bunch all in one tiny place ! 5d
Lifeisasnap Which edition is the black one? Which Kindle do you prefer? I love my Kindle Paperwhite however it‘s starting to feel a little tiny to me lately. I love the Kindle App on my IPad but the glare doesn‘t make it outdoor friendly which irks me. 😂 (edited) 5d
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Cathythoughts Yes kindle is a great addition to the reading .... I often find books that are out of print are available on kindle ! 5d
Balibee146 @lifeisasnap...they are both really old models but working perfectly... The back one is the smaller Kindle HDX I've had them both for years.... Can't justify a newer back-lit one as the just won't die lol 👍 5d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚☺️🙌🏻 5d
Balibee146 @Lifeisasnap my tag above went wonky sorry 😉 5d
Hooked_on_books Also great for travel. I can bring a whole library along on my nook and it weighs next to nothing. Fabulous! 4d
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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Need to start a few pages of my new read before I settle down to sleep. Who else has to have a book in progress always? 😁😁📖

I really love the colours in this less popular cover for The Immortalists 😍

#currentlyreading

j9brown 👋 Me, always! 5d
Ms_T 🖐🏻 Me! 5d
ljuliel Cannot go without having a book handy , even if I‘m in a dry spell and not reading. 5d
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Lizpixie Usually more than one!🖐 5d
wanderinglynn I like that cover better than the one I had. 5d
MeganAnn 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️ Usually at least two in progress at any given time, sometimes more. 5d
batsy Always! 5d
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#gratefulreads Day 6 my newest #bookgifts were these two....hadn't heard of them and can't wait to read them
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 6d
OriginalCyn620 🖤🖤🖤 6d
IndoorDame 🖤 Edward Gorey!!! 6d
Lynnsoprano Those look fascinating! 6d
readordierachel 😍😍 6d
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Dracul | J. D. Barker, Dacre Stoker LLC
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After watching His Dark Materials on Sunday night I switched to BBC Four to watch the documentary with Pullman and Alan Yentob... They had a hilarious exchange where Pullman explained why it was inadvisable to describe your heroine as 'feisty' in most circumstances.... Ooops 😂😂😂😂
Still enjoying Dracul #currentlyreading

GingerAntics There is a documentary? Oh I want to see that, too!!! 7d
Balibee146 @GingerAntics not the best quality copy but full doc I think... First broadcast last year 👍 https://youtu.be/WA1xfCiWDE8 7d
GingerAntics I‘ll take what I can get! Thanks!!! That‘s awesome!!! 6d
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#gratefulreads Day Five is #nonfiction

Here are just a few from my shelves 📚📚

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 🙌🏼📚❤️ 7d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🙌🏻💗 7d
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The Liminal People: A Novel | Ayize Jama-Everett
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#gratefulreads Day Four is #under250pages

This fabulous gem about people with #powers is just 190 pages long

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻📚👍🏻 1w
OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚❤️ 1w
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A Son of the Circus | John Irving
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#gratefulreads Day Three #over500pages

I have loads of big chunksters- here's a few within easy reach on my shelves ❤️❤️

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 I cannot get over how huge It is...just looking at it spikes my anxiety! 😂 1w
TrishB Read 5 of these 😁 great books. 1w
Balibee146 @TrishB I've yet to read the tagged one and the Follett. The Anne Rice I reread a few years ago and older and wiser it wasn't great but I can't bear to part with the lovely American edition that was a gift 😁😁 1w
Balibee146 Lol @OriginalCyn620 I feel like that when I loo at all the unread titles on my kindle... Best live to be 200 or so 😁😁 1w
Lucy_Anywhere The Kingkiller Chronicles 😍 I really enjoyed both those books! 1w
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Firework Maker's Daughter | Philip Pullman
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Here's my #weeklyforecast @Cinfhen
1. Dracul which I've just started
2. The Firework Maker's Daughter since its almost 5th November 🎉🎉🎉
3. Close out the week by getting started on The Immortalists
4. Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig on #audiobook

Happy New week 😁📚

Cinfhen Ohhhhh!! Nice batch going!! I‘m reading Dracula 🧛‍♂️ too!! It‘s good!!! And I LOVED 1w
Balibee146 Always good to know you recommend a book @Cinfhen I've Nit read the original Dracula (how??!!) but this is an interesting riff on the myths 👍👍 1w
Cinfhen I‘m reading Bram Strokers Dracula/ don‘t know if it‘s any different than your version??? 1w
Balibee146 Hi @cinfen yes it's a different book... Co written by a descendant of Stoker who keeps the family archive and another writer. It is written from the perspective of Bram Stoker... I'm not very far in but looks like his nanny is a vampire and has used vampire ways to save him when he was stillborn... Its intriguing so far! 1w
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The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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So here's my first Saturday #bookreport 👍 @Cinfhen
1. Finished Good Omens which has some dated references but still holds up well
2. Read Holes which I loved. I'm always awed by writers who can write in such as economical, stripped down way but still produce something so rich and nuanced

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3. Actually finished The Hobbit... Really enjoyed it at first but it dragged on a bit for me in the last third
4. Born A Crime audio....just brilliant and glad I chose audio. I actually have about 50 mins left and a pile of ironing... So see you later 😉 Thanks @Cinfhen for setting this up x
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Deifio I listened to Born a Crime recently. It was amazing! 😍 1w
Cinfhen Great week of reading!!! If you keep this up you‘ll easily hit your reading goal 🙌🏻❤️📚 1w
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Me: I'm determined not to give in to the Kindle sale!

Also me: Oooooooh..... Click

#99ponkindle #sendhelp #mounttbr #cantstopwontstop

TrishB Oh no, there‘s a sale..... 1w
Balibee146 @TrishB I got a notification saying today's the last day.... Should not have looked lol 🙄😉 Hope you slept long and were not wide awake ready to start the day at 2am 1w
TrishB Best sleep ever - 9.30-7.30!! Still woke up feeling like crap though! Jet lag makes me feel like I have a hangover without the drinking! 1w
Balibee146 @TrishB same here.... Hopefully another good sleep tonight will have you feeling better x 1w
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Dracul | J. D. Barker, Dacre Stoker LLC
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Keeping up with the spooky reads in November just started this last night #currentlyreading

veritysalter I love the cover for the hardback - happy reading. 1w
Balibee146 @veritysalter thanks its so fun with its little window cut out and love the inside graphic of the floating vampire 😁 1w
batsy I'd love to read this once I'm done reading Dracula :) 1w
Balibee146 @batsy cool idea... I've actually never read Dracula... I may read it this month too 👍👍 1w
Balibee146 @Cinfhen book tagged on this post if you are interested x 1w
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#gratefulreads Day Two
I always hesitate to state a #preferredgenre...too hard to choose... But I do have a lot of loved books that feature time travel and/or alternate realities ⌚📚
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

TrishB I live a bit of time travel too 👍🏻 1w
sblbooks Me too! I think it's actually considered a subgenre of fantasy. The odd thing is fantasy is one of my least favorite genres. 1w
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The Stand | Stephen King
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#gratefulreads Day One.
Once I've got my Goodreads challenge total in the bag I'm definitely Looking Forward To Reading these chunksters.... Extra gratefulness as these were both gifts ❤️❤️🎁❤️❤️
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Caroline2 Ohhh I‘ve been wanting to read The Stand for ages as it‘s had great reviews but the sheer size of it really intimidates me!! 😳 2w
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🖤 2w
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Balibee146 @Caroline2 I've found the length less of a slog with Stephen King's writing....its carting them around without them getting battered that is my challenge 😁😁 2w
TrishB Great reads 😁 2w
Balibee146 @TrishB and gifts from you... Have been waiting to be in the right place to give them justice. Are you back home now? 😁😘 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🙌🏻 2w
TrishB About 2 hours ago! Trying to force myself to stay awake to get sleep pattern sorted ... 2w
Balibee146 @TrishB jetlag sucks.... A big can of White Monster?? Tastes like Lilt and enough caffeine to reanimate a corpse?? 😁😁😛 2w
TrishB Lol 😁 I‘m not sure my body is up to that! 2w
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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These are the physical books I definitely want to read in November... There will be some Audible and Kindle extras picked according to mood too 👍📚 #novembertbr #tbr #mounttbr #plans #plannedreads

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So I finally got back into my reading and my Litsy grooves in #october
9 books completed and two more nearly done is a good start for this slow reader 👍📚✌️
#wrapup #crapscreenshot

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1. Pakora
2. Little bit of audio book is good with the right narrator
3. Walking on crisp frosty days
4. Well... A few 😉😉😉 all the leftovers that will get munched today though 😱😈
5. Purple 💜💜💜
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Tanisha_A Pakora! Yum! 2w
Cathythoughts No. 2 I agree, a little bit with a good narrator ... I find my 1 monthy credit is plenty. I‘d rather be reading really .. but audio can be very handy for deadlines ❤️👍 2w
Balibee146 @Cathythoughts snap....I'm exactly the same with my single credit.... I've started using them to get through chores - feels like I'm getting something positive done while changing kitty litter and ironing approx one thousand school shirts 😉 2w
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Balibee146 @Tanisha_A in these parts some of the restaurants do haggis pakora.... Sounds odd but it is sooooo good 😋😋 2w
Zoes_Human Now I really want pakora. 2w
Balibee146 @Zoes_Human a good choice for a Friday 👍😋 2w
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for sharing 🧡🧡🧡 2w
Sace I want to try to participate a couple of days 😁 2w
OriginalCyn620 Thanks for sharing! 😊🍁🍂 2w
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The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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Newest #currentlyreading so on track for my #weeklyforecast.
I picked up this cute hardback mini edition by Collins Educational for 50p at a car boot sale. Lovely smooth white paper, colour endpaper maps, and a nice clean little book to replace the crappy paperback edition I had. When I opened it there was a school stamp inside. Googled of course! The school closed years ago and was in Gloucestershire a long way from a boot sale in Scotland lol

Cathythoughts That‘s gas about the book history! Well done being on track ... #weeklyforecast .... Im trailing behind a bit with mine - still reading Wych Elm... loving it too 👍❤️ 2w
Balibee146 @Cathythoughts just stacked it in that case. I'm a bit behind on my audio book as not out dogwalking at night just now... My pooch is too terrified of the nightly fireworks we will have until 5th Nov! Guess we can do our #bookreport later on Saturday 😉 2w
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Pumpkinheads | Rainbow Rowell
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Pumpkins done 🎃🎃

Sace 🧡🧡🧡 2w
britt_brooke Cute! 2w
LauraBeth My pumpkins never look this perfect! 2w
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Cathythoughts Brilliant 👍 2w
Balibee146 @LauraBeth super sharp knife and we used a drill por the packman dots 😁😁 2w
GingerAntics That Pac-Man one is awesome!!! 2w
AmyG Love the pac man one. Very clever. 2w
LauraBeth Love it! 2w
Reggie Omg, that pac man one sooooo cute!!! 2w
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Northern Lights | Philip Pullman
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So excited to watch this on Sunday night.... The trailers look awesome #hisdarkmaterials #northernlights #pullman #bbc #sundaynight

vivastory I'm really looking forward to this, but I definitely want to read it first 2w
Balibee146 @vivastory definitely and I'm a teensy but envious of you reading them for the first time 😊📖 2w
Cathythoughts I‘m very excited too! Can‘t wait ... Sunday night 8 o‘clock ❤️ ( BBC 1 , I think (edited) 2w
Balibee146 @Cathythoughts yup straight after Sunday Strictly 😁 2w
Cathythoughts Wooohoooo 💃🏾 2w
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Holes | Louis Sachar
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Next up and progressing nicely for my #weeklyforecast.
For a short book I've almost-but-not-quite read this many times!
#currentlyreading

Sace I love that cover! 2w
Balibee146 @sace yeah some of the covers are yuk lol x 2w
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Good Omens | Gaiman, Neal
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After watching the Prime series recently I enjoyed my re read of the original book. It is of its time in some places, but mostly charmingly so. Some lovely extra pieces about the collaboration from both writers and some great pics in this series tie in edition..... I'm sure the pic of them is supposed to echo with the series image (Sheen and Tennant were both perfect in their roles)

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Great Catsby | Kathi Daley
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She's talking to me again 🐱🐈
#catsoflitsy

overtheedge Shes adorable!!😻♥️ 2w
wanderinglynn She‘s so pretty! 🖤🐱 2w
JessClark78 🖤🖤 2w
TNbookworm 😻 2w
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Cats and Dogs: Mutts Ii | Patrick McDonnell
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Curled up with the pooch getting a few pages in.... But my cuddly cat has gone in the huff!
#dogsoflitsy #catsoflitsy

LauraJ I love that so many Littens have black cats. 🖤 2w
Balibee146 @LauraJ and I have three cats but she's my special girl... And mum to the other two miscreants 🐱🐱🐱 2w
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Fantasy | Christy Shaffer
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Had loads of fun putting together #myidealbookclub. A few books didn't make the final cut only because you need to have read previous in a series or world to fully get them. Looking at my collage I really want to read them all immediately 😁📖

A fab idea @monalyisha

Tagging @LauraBeth if you'd like to take part 😘

LauraBeth I love this idea of the ideal book club and you just added more books to my TBR! 😂 Thanks for the tag 😘 2w
Cinfhen You‘ve got a great mashup of genres 2w
Balibee146 @LauraBeth glad you like it 😁 @Cinfhen yeah tried for variety of content and length 👍 2w
Bklover Love your list! 2w
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Holes | Louis Sachar
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The #weeklyforecast is a fab idea @Cinfhen
Had a bit of a rubbish reading year so short reads for me to hopefully still hit my Goodreads challenge total and not break my Completed streak lol.
So this week I plan to finish my re read of Good Omens, listen to Born A Crime, read Holes and start a re read of The Hobbit (read just once when I was about 12!)
#currentlyreading #audible #goals #bookgoals

Cinfhen I loved Born A Crime!!! And the audio is just perfect ♥️ 2w
Balibee146 @Cinfhen loving it so far ❤️💕 2w
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Born a Crime | Trevor Noah
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New #audible listen for the last 20 mins of #deweysReadathon #readathon

@DeweysReadathon

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The Radleys | Matt Haig
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Sweet and savoury snacks (teeth busting candy) and my audible and next physical read for #deweysreadathon
I am ignoring Strictly's Halloween show even though its great fun.... Will see the dances on YouTube later I'm sure
@DeweysReadathon

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Good Omens | Gaiman, Neal
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1. Central Scotland
2. Tagged a re read but was 20 years ago
3. I've baked some fruity oats with added protein powder... Also melted cheese on toast 🧀😋
4. I'm still super bendy flexible after ballet as a child and being double jointed... I can dislocate my thumbs and gross out my friends 😈😈😈
5. More audio books for the inevitable household chores... Also not really chasing a number.. Just here to have fun

@DeweysReadathon #deweysreadathon

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Less than half an hour until @DeweysReadathon begins..... No stack but got a rough idea of what I want to get through in the next 24 hours 💡💡🕐

BarbaraBB Great illustration 😍 2w
kspenmoll Agree with @BarbaraBB ! Colors are lovely. 2w
Cathythoughts Gorgeous pic 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Gissy Beautiful! 😍👌 2w
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Happy Birthday! | Mamoru Suzuki
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Have a wonderful birthday @TrishB 🎂🎂🎉🎉🎉

squirrelbrain Yay! Have a fabulous day with your daughter! Happy Birthday! 🎉❤️🍰🎉❤️🍰 2w
Cathythoughts Happy Birthday Trish 💃🏾📚🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂 thinking of you 😘 2w
TrishB @squirrelbrain @Cathythoughts thank you lovely friends 😘 on our way ♥️🥂 2w
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TrishB @Balibee146 😘 thank you 2w
Lcsmcat Happy birthday @TrishB ! I hope your day is full of ❤️, 🎂, and 📚 2w
Kalalalatja Happy birthday @TrishB 🎉🎉 hope you have a lovely day full of all the things you could wish for! 2w
batsy Happy birthday @TrishB ! Have a lovely day with loved ones ❤️🎂📚📚 2w
JacqMac Happy Birthday @TrishB I hope it‘s a fabulous day! 🎉🌸🎉 2w
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎂🎁🎉🎈🎊 📖😋 2w
Gissy Happy Birthday @TrishB 🎂🎈🎈🎈 2w
TrishB @Gissy thank you 😘 2w
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A little eggcupful of Galaxy Counters and Maltesers Buttons and the end of a book to read #FridayBliss #currentlyreading

Cathythoughts Cosy picture ✨ 3w
Balibee146 @Cathythoughts I love my humongous mug but it's actually hard to lift when full... My friend... Ummm.... 'appropriated' it from a cafe unbeknownst to me cos I loved it 😱😱😱 I was horrified lol 😇 3w
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1. ☝️☝️☝️👌
2. Yes always
3. Nooooooo
4. I live in wellies and trainers so I've gone from a UK 6 to a, UK 7.5/8 😱😱 #hugefeet
5. @Cathythoughts ❤️
@howjessreads #friyayintro

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Read 24/7 | Janet G Balfour
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Anyone else doing Dewey's Readathon this weekend... Think it's a 1pm start on Saturday in the UK!
#readathon #deweysreadathon #Saturday @DeweysReadathon

Sace I am! I'm really excited! 3w
Balibee146 @sace I'm looking forward to it so much! 3w
Simona 🙋‍♀️ 3w
JamieArc I am! It‘s my favorite time of the year! 2w
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Station Eleven | Emily St John Mandel
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UK Littens this popped up on a Facebook Ad tonight.... #99pOnKindle

Cathythoughts Thanks 👍🏻I loved it - must let my son know 3w
Balibee146 Good to hear @Cathythoughts you are one of my barometers of taste 😁👍 3w
Cathythoughts Ah Thankyou ! We have similar book tastes 👍🏻♥️ I look forward to your thoughts on Station Eleven , whenever you get there ... it‘s a special one ✨✨✨✨ 3w
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Despite a pretty low rating here I'm really enjoying Wicked so far. From what I can make out the musical has a much lighter tone so perhaps a mismatch in expectations explains it. I bought a year's subscription to Bookly recently and I'm enjoying using that too... Litsy is still my one true love though ❤️❤️
Morning off, book and a huge cuppa... Housework be damned 📖😍
#currentlyreading #bookapps #skiving

Mandoul Sounds like an ideal morning! I read Wicked many years ago but remember enjoying it 3w
MommyOfTwo I loved Wicked! 3w
Emilymdxn It was my favourite novel for years and years I love it so much! 3w
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DGRachel I read the book when it first came out, long before the musical, and really enjoyed it. I didn't care for the sequel, though. 3w
LibrarianRyan I think so many people go into the book looking for the musical. It is in there. However, Maguire is a literature professor, and all his novels are really literary and deep thought pieces. In my conversations most people get lost in the dragon clock because it is only a set piece in the musical. I love the book, but I have read all his other books and knew what I was getting into. Lost sucked, and Mirrored started hard ended well. 3w
Balibee146 @LibrarianRyan agree 100%...i don't know the musical at all and expected a literary work. 3w
Balibee146 @Emilymdxn cool...now I'm curious.. What is your current favourite novel? 3w
Balibee146 @Mandoul @MommyOfTwo @DGRachel good to see some ❤️ for this book 👍👍 3w
LibrarianRyan @Balibee146 The musical is absolutely wonderful, but they only really took the Origin of Elfaba part of the story. Not the politics of oz, or the Dragon clock and the pressures of time. I wont lie, I have seen the musical a few times, But i had read the book long before that. His Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister was so unique that i have been hooked for life (but I HATED Lost). 3w
Reggie I read this back in the middle 2000‘s and it still remains one of my all time favs. 3w
Balibee146 @reggie def one for a re read in years to come 👍 3w
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The Wednesdays | Julie Bourbeau
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❤️I joined September 2016...had been waiting for the Litsy app to come on the Android playstore
❤️ I read about it coming on Android on Bookriot 😁
❤️ About the same according to Goodreads but my TBR has exploded 😁👍😁
❤️ Authors : Kate Atkinson, Liz Jensen, Terry Pratchett, Stephen King, Joe Hill, Phillip Pullman, Garth Nix, Michael Chabon, Michael Morpurgo
❤️ @Lizpixie @LeahBergen @TrishB @Cinfhen @LauraBeth 😘😘
#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

Cinfhen I forgot the first few months Litsy wasn‘t available for Android use 😜I think you joined around the same time as @Trishb (edited) 3w
Eggs ❤️❤️ Kate Atkinson ❤️❤️ 3w
LeahBergen Thanks, friend! 😘😘 3w
LauraBeth Awww 😊😘 3w
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Spooky.... My friend picked up this keychain for me a while ago.... She'd no idea I owned Wicked....I've had it for ages.... Randomly decided to read it a day before I got this oooooo eeeeee ooooo

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My lovely friend gave me loads of book related birthday gifts this weekend.... The books look so interesting (tagged)... Fun bookish bits n bobs including a bookish key keyring and a bookmark that looks like a zip at the top of the page ... The wood covered 'notebook' actually opens into a book light. What an awesome bezzie #kindness #bookishgifts

wanderinglynn Love the book light! ❤️ And happy birthday! 🎉🎂🥳 (edited) 3w
rather_be_reading awesome! Happy Birthday! 🎉 3w
rather_be_reading awesome! Happy Birthday! 🎉 3w
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Kalalalatja Happy birthday! 3w
LeahBergen Happy Birthday! 📚📚📚 3w
Balibee146 @wanderinglynn @rather_be_reading @Kalalalatja @LeahBergen cheers loves - it was actually nearer the start of the month but we have to travel to meet up. Birthday month lol xx 3w
Cathythoughts Happy Birthday month 👍🏻♥️ 3w
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Untitled | Anonymous
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I know it's not book related, soz, but you guys love a Halloween theme right, plus cats! ... Well chuffed with his inexpensive scarf with cat/pumpkin awesomeness 😉😻🎃

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Central Scotland
Just turned 50 earlier this month
Run my own pet care business.... So walking doggies, tickling cats and occasional feeding giant African snails!
Been with him 21 years so daily eye rolling 😉
As long as it isn't 'it' we're all good
I'm Ali and my dad used to sing the Ali Bali Bee song to me when I was little (is that just a Scottish song??) + 146 is my house number

#gettingtoknowyou

AmyG Giant African snails...what do they eat? 😳 3w
Balibee146 @AmyG mostly green and some other fruits 👍👍 3w
LauraBeth Me thinking I knew Balibee146 but realizing I knew nothing about Balibee146...😀❤️ 3w
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Balibee146 Awww lol @LauraBeth I almost feel mysterious 😘😘 3w
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I want a giant African snail SO MUCH!! 3w
Balibee146 @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled its an experience! 😁 3w
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Gave up adulting to watch the first Goosebumps movie... Blame the kids 😉

Cathythoughts Sounds like fun 😁👍🏻 3w
TrishB Adulting is definitely over rated. 3w
Balibee146 I love that dumb film @Cathythoughts 3w
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