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TCLinrow

TCLinrow

Joined February 2018

From a land of fairies and legends 🇮🇲... reader of everything, but fantasy and sci-fi will always have a special place in my heart
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Ddzmini Yes because this really does happen 🤣🤣🤣 3d
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Saw this on Facebook today... feels too accurate 😅

mcipher Love this!! 😆 6d
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Just signed up for @BarbaraBB and @Librarybelle's tour of Europe #ReadingEurope2020 😁

The plan is to read a book set in - or by an author from - every European country (or as many as possible anyway!) through the course of 2020.

🇪🇺 If it sounds like fun to you too then sign up 💙

BarbaraBB Thanks for joining and sharing! 💕 1w
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So I *might* have signed up for one last swap this year ☺️
It's a super simple, budget friendly swap and a beautiful tradition that I can totally get behind - giving a book and some chocolate as a Christmas Eve gift.
If this sounds like your type of thing head over to @MaleficentBookDragon for the sign up forms 😁

❤💚❤💚❤

#JolabokaflodSwap #Jólabókaflóð #JólabókaflóðSwap (hurray for copy and paste 😉😅)

Eggs I did too 1w
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Some handy tips and tricks that I will be trying out in Spring, and a really handy list of 'translations' for Gardener jargon into plain English - I've been gardening for a while and scratching my head the whole time with some of the phrases - that has already come in useful. Some of the information is definitely aimed at the UK and our seasons, but still a handy guide I would think.

🌿⚘🌻🌺🌼🌹🏵🌱

#TBRChallenge #LeastRated

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A pick, purely out of nostalgia. Reading them back again today I had mixed feelings. On the one hand I took a trip down memory lane and had a few laughs to myself, but some of the 'morals' in the story are so skewed it was mind blowing to think that even at the time it was acceptable. Still, some of them are truly classic 🧡

My #LeastRated #TBRChallenge is going well and I'm just about on track to finish by new year 😁

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The Lost Plot | Genevieve Cogman
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So my mum and I hit the charity shops today to see what was out and about. She walked out with some bargain clothes and I.... forgot I was there for the clothes and bought books 🤭😂
The most expensive book of the day was £1, and at that price it would have been rude not to ☺️😇

mabell Nice! Good deals! 1w
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Halfheroes | Ian Sainsbury
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*Tagged is book 2 as 1 isn't in the Litsy database*
The beginning was difficult to get through. There was too much time spent on backstory that was irrelevant, and drawn out sections that could have been cut. That said though, it seemed to get its act together later on in the story.
The concept itself was an odd one that I wish had been explained, though I understand why it wasn't.
Not a huge fan but I wouldn't mind seeing where it might go next.

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🤣🤣🤣 2w
Branwen 😂🤣 2w
LauraBeth 😹😹 2w
Slajaunie 🤣🤣🤣 2w
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Lost Gods | Micah Yongo
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📕Tagged
📖Rival Queens
🍁The trees changing colour (and the excuse to curl up in a blanket and read)

#WeekendReads @rachelsbrittain

jhod Hi! Did you get the next #mhroundrobin book from me a few weeks ago? Hope so! X 3w
TCLinrow @jhod I did! I completely forgot to post 😔 I'm about half way through it now as well x Thank you for reminding me x 2w
jhod No worries, glad it arrived! X 2w
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Is it just me that's sold on just this reviews title? 😅

Also, Audible is having a 2 for 1 sale right now for anyone looking for some new audio books 😊

TheBookDream This book is AWESOME 3w
TCLinrow @TheBookDream is it? Awesome 😁 looking forward to reading (listening to?) this even more now 3w
DaveGreen7777 Added it just based on that review! 😂😂😂 3w
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CoffeeNBooks True story! 😂🤣😂 3w
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An indepth history of two truly incredible queens; well written, well researched and well narrated. It had quotes and references to source materials giving it extra dimension. However...
There seemed to be times where she would go over the same point 3 or 4 times. Sometimes to add a quote from historical sources, which made sense, but there were times when it felt unnecessary.
All the same I enjoyed this book and I'm glad to have read it.

TCLinrow #TBRChallenge #AudioBook #LeastRated *Trigger warnings - accounts of sexual assault and rape. 3w
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So far it is an interesting story, but it's very repetitive. It often goes over the same point 3 or 4 times before moving on. As much as I like the attention to detail I'm getting tired of hearing the same thing in 3 different ways.
#TBRChallenge #AudioBook #LeastRated

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A huge thank you to @jenniferw88 for these awesome gifts 🤩🤩🤩
THE PILLOW IS SO SOFT 😻😻😻
The books are awesome, and I'm curious now about what an being an Aries means for my well being 🤔 and this edition of Manx Folktales is stunning! I love the illustrations in it 😍
#BasicWitchSwap @Meaw_catlady @sprainedbrain

Meaw_catlady Such cool treasures! Happy Halloween! 🖤 3w
jenniferw88 Yay glad you liked everything! 3w
Moony Oh that one is on my tbr stack, too. 3w
sprainedbrain Oooooh! I‘m an Aries, too, so let me know if I need that book. 😉 🖤 3w
TCLinrow @sprainedbrain will do 🖤 3w
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Queen of Spades | Michael Shou-Yung Shum
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Thought I'd do a check in of my #TBRChallenge and I'm doing better than I thought considering how little I've read this month 😂
Started reading Relics and Runes but then I saw how long the collection was 🤯 more than 2000 pages - not gonna finish that any time soon, and I wanted to finish 2 boards by new year so I've focused on my #Print and #AudioBook boards.
Let's see if I can finish 1 more before November 😏
#LeastRated

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Look who got spoilt 🤩😍🤩

Thank you so much @Hazel2019 for all of this!

The candle smells amazing, the tea sounds great, the covers are amazing... AND THE BOOKS 🤩

#AllHallowsReadSwap @MaleficentBookDragon

MaleficentBookDragon That looks like one scary package. 3w
lele1432 Those are some cool covers! I've heard Bag of Bones is very good! 3w
Hazel2019 Yay! 😁 So glad it all got there ok...hope you enjoy everything!! Happy Halloween 🎃 👻 3w
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Finally feeling a bit better (and finally got some time away from work!), so I've been to the post office to collect my #AllHallowsReadSwap package from @Hazel2019 😈 I now have both of my swaps in hand and I'm looking forward to the rest of the week 🧟‍♀️🧛‍♂️🧙‍♀️🧟‍♂️🧛‍♀️🧙‍♂️
#BasicWitchSwap @MaleficentBookDragon @jenniferw88 @Meaw_catlady @sprainedbrain

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julesG 😂😂😂 2mo
wanderinglynn 😂😂😂 I think we all can relate! 2mo
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Ddzmini Yes me please 💁🏼‍♀️🤷‍♀️📚📚📚📖😋 2mo
MeganAnn Same! 😂 👋 ❤ 2mo
kamoorephoto I don‘t get asked, but I‘d definitely go.... 2mo
TCLinrow @kamoorephoto I don't give my friends much choice 😅 I don't think they could handle the sulking 🤭 2mo
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The Extinction Trials | S.M. Wilson
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So there's a new discount bookstore opened up here on Island... boyfriend made the mistake of taking me in yesterday 😅 I love having matching cover sets like this so much 🤩
Although I do now have a couple of duplicates that I'll need to find new homes for now, because I had the first book in each series but it worked out so much cheaper to just rebuy them with the rest of the series 🤔
I'm sure I'll think of something 😎

Birdsong28 I have this bookstore where I am and it is so cheap! Did you sign up for the loyalty card? You should do! 📚 📖 2mo
Boooooks Oooh are they from The Works? 2mo
TCLinrow @Boooooks it was 😊 they've just opened up here. @Birdsong28 no, there's a loyalty card 😀 better go back and get one 😅 2mo
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Ddzmini Exactly 😍📖😋 2mo
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#Day7 #7Days7Covers #CoverLove #CoverCrush

My last one already 😲

If you want to play along post a picture of a book cover that you love - no explanation required! Feel free to tag a litten that you think will have fun with this, too!

For this last one... if you want to join and haven't already, I tag you! 🖤

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Foretold by Thunder | Edward M. Davey
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Mehso-so

This was a decent story let down by weak characters for me. Jake was very 2 dimensional, and obsessed with booze and sex - but not in a way that was at all endearing - while Jenny seemed to have no real discernable personality of her own. Charlie was a convincing character, but he was irritating. And don't get me started on the pointless last minute romance that did nothing for the story.

The history was cool though.

#TBRChallenge #LeastRated

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Shatter Me | Tahereh Mafi
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#Day6 #7Days7Covers #CoverLove #CoverCrush

If you want to play just post a picture of a book cover that you love - no explanation! Then tag a litten that you think would enjoy this if you want 🖤

@Mommamanzi do you want to join? 😊

KathyWheeler What a lovely cover! 2mo
Nute I love every cover in this series! They are so cool! 2mo
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Ruin and Rising | Leigh Bardugo
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(Honestly, any cover from this edition is 🤩😍🤩)

#7Days7Covers #CoverLove #CoverCrush #Day5

To play along post a picture of a book cover that you love, but no explanation, and tag a litten that you think will enjoy playing along 🖤

@LoveToReadLiveToRead @Mogoeg do you want to join? 😊

Mommamanzi I loved both covers so have two different box sets lol 2mo
Karkar I love these covers!!! 2mo
LoveToReadLiveToRead @TCLinrow Yes! 👍🏻 I really need to pick some covers......🤔 2mo
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The Extinction Trials | S.M. Wilson
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#Day4 #CoverLove #CoverCrush #7Days7Covers

To play post a picture of a cover you love with no explanation, and feel free to tag a Litten that you think would enjoy playing too 😁

@nitalibrarian do you want to join in?

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Mehso-so

A collection of fables, some of which I remember from my childhood. Suitable for all ages, and with some good moral, but not exactly riveting.

Fancied something short and simple today, and this definitely fit that bill.

#Fables #ShortStories

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What's one more swap for Halloween, right? 😅

@MaleficentBookDragon is running the #AllHallowsReadSwap this year, so head over to her page if you're interested in signing up 🖤

Let's swap some scary stories and stuff to celebrate Halloween 🎃

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#Day3 #7Days7Covers #CoverLove

If you fancy playing along all you have to do is post a picture of a book cover you love with no explanation 📚

Feel free to tag any fellow littens that you think would enjoy playing along 😊

@tessavi @Bookwomble either of you up for playing along? 😁

tessavi Thanks for the tag! Not sure I'll manage to post daily, but I'll give it a shot! 2mo
TCLinrow @tessavi just as long as you have fun that's the important thing 😊 just post when you can 2mo
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Godblind | Anna Stephens
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#Day2 #7Days7Covers #CoverLove

To play along post a pic of a book cover that you love - no need for explanation 😊 and feel free to tag a litten you think would enjoy this!

@gimmeabook do want to join? 😁

gimmeabook Sure! 2mo
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The Diabolic | S. J. Kincaid
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#Day1 #7Days7Covers #CoverCrush #CoverLove

Thank you for my tags @Moony and @DaveGreen7777

To play along just post a picture of a book cover that you love, no explanation required! And if you fancy it, tag someone else that you think would have fun with this 😊

@Palimpsest do you want to give this a go? 😁

Moony Oh yeah! Wonderful 2mo
LibrarianRyan hummmm. It's interesting how the split the cover down the center. 2mo
Palimpsest @TCLinrow thanks for the tag! I will! 2mo
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JoScho I love this is much! 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻 2mo
Palimpsest 😄❤️ 2mo
marleed Years ago when my dad always bought new hardbacks I asked him why he didn‘t thrift or purchase paperbacks. He asked me how much I spent each time we went to the movie theater for 2 hours. Well, it was more than a price of a book! Then he suggested I could add least double that price for hours spent reading. I‘ve never forgot that lesson. Note: he bought a book the day he started reading so he had no TBR - unlike me. 2mo
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The Lost Girls | Sarah Painter
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"Books were often powerful. People assumed this was because of the words inside, but that wasn't quite correct. People held books for long periods of time, they concentrated on them, they communed. They worshipped. That was what gave books - some books - power. The hush in a library was reverential for good reason."
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The Lost Girls | Sarah Painter
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A strange and marvellous supernatural mystery. I don't know exactly how to describe it, but it was as strange as it was enchanting. The relationship between Rose and Mal seemed a bit weird and unnecessary, but other than that it was just brilliant. The ending for me was weird and wonderful and not at all what I expected.

#TBRChallenge #LeastRated

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The Relic Guild | Edward Cox
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The story was spun through a myriad of viewpoints, both current and past, weaved into an awesome landscape. The Labyrinth was wonderfully imagined, and easy to lose yourself in. The characters were fantastically realised and so perfect for the story. The magic system is complex, but relatively easy to understand so far.

I'm looking forward to the next part of the series.

#TBRChallenge #AudioBook #LeastRated

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HOTPock3tt LOL! 🤣truth! 2mo
Penny_LiteraryHoarders Feeling this way right now!! 2mo
Ruthiella 😂😂😂 2mo
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My friend that I'm staying with forgot how fast I read 😅

Velvetfur Haha, so true! A few months ago a colleague asked how I was enjoying the book I'd showed him, which was the previous week and I'd finished it and started the next one, he said "wow, you inhaled that one!" - I just thought, no that's what happens when you actually make time to READ the book and not just stay on your phone most of the time instead ? 2mo
Scochrane26 I don‘t read fast but do try to read some each day. Earlier this summer, I was carrying a thick book & a guy made a comment about how long it was. 🙄 I wanted to roll my eyes but just said that it would take a little longer & wasn‘t a difficult book to understand. 2mo
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This was me and my friend last night when I found Shakespeare & Synové 😅

Ddzmini Yes 💁🏼‍♀️ that‘s me 😝📖😋 2mo
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Another amazing day in Prague 😊

Found a book shop open late, with books in loads of different languages, and watched a couple of street performers doing a fire show that was just amazing! It also made me think of the tagged, because they weren't asking for money but people (myself amongst them) were happily putting in any change they had while watching the performance, even though they didn't have to!

DivineDiana If you get a chance, read Amanda Palmer‘s memoir. It opened my eyes about contributing to street performers. 2mo
TCLinrow @DivineDiana awesome! I'll check it out 😊 2mo
MsLeah8417 When I was in that bookshop I never wanted to leave. Prague is an amazing city. 2mo
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Station Eleven | Emily St John Mandel
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Review 2 of 2 😁 I love the cover of this edition 🧡

I found that I enjoyed it just as much as the first time. This time though, rather than enjoying the wonder of what would happen next, and which of the characters it would happen to, I enjoyed the intertwinedness of the characters and their stories. It was cleverly done, and reading it again took away none of the appeal.
Linger review on Goodreads for anyone interested 😊 #Reread

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Review 1 of 2 for today 😊

A criticism of the current media industry. He addresses its unsustainable nature in light of the internet, and also how we don't need it to work because creators and fans will always look for a way to support their favourite creators for future content. He sites lots of examples like Patreon and GoFundMe projects.

A fascinating read, with lots of important ideas.

#TBRChallenge #AudioBook #LeastRated
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TCLinrow NB: Listened to it on audio book through Libro.fm and my only criticism was the annoying sound effects between sections, because they really got on my nerves very quickly. 2mo
slightlyfoxed I saw him give a really brutal talk on DRM at the TXLA conference a few years ago! He‘s a great speaker and an incisive critic - I enjoy his non-fiction writing more than his fiction. 2mo
TCLinrow @slightlyfoxed it was a fascinating book! It was clear how much work he'd put into it. I'd love to hear him speak, if this book was anything to go on, but the book was read by Wil Wheaton 🤔 2mo
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Station Eleven | Emily St John Mandel
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Safe and sound in Prague, and I've been enjoying reading in the sun all day 😊

Review to follow tomorrow 😁

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The Lost Girls | Sarah Painter
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Getting my bags packed ready for a week in Prague 😁 turns out the deal I booked through work included a carry on bag and a checked bag, both up to 23kg so I don't have to limit my books 😅

I've already started the top 3 so they probably wont last me long, and I think I've read Foretold by Thunder once before but I can't remember now ☺️

Roll on tomorrow morning 🤩 Prague here I come!

JennyM Yey for lots of baggage allowance and books, and yey for Prague! Have fun 😊 2mo
Freespirit Have a great time 👍🏼 2mo
JenReadsAlot I loved Prague! Enjoy! 2mo
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Palimpsest Sounds fantastic! That book, Gothic Tales, looks like something I would like. Enjoy your time in Prague. 2mo
Moony Have a good flight and wonderful vacation. 2mo
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The Lost Girls | Sarah Painter
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📚 tagged, The Clockwork Angel (every time I pick it up I get called into work, so I've been avoiding it 😅), Station Eleven, Information Doesn't Want to be Free, and Children of the Deterrent
🍁Maple all the way!
📖 He felt himself fall and welcomed it, opening his arms and diving into the cool darkness, desperate to get away from the burning pain.

@rachelsbrittain #WeekendReads

Bookworm04 Butterfly lion - Michael Morpurgo , maple syrup , last sentence read - Dearest Millie,I am old enough now to join up, so I shall. I have had all I can take of fences and walls and bells #weekendreads (edited) 2mo
MartinaLove Which book is that last sentence from? 2mo
TCLinrow @MartinaLove the tagged book, The Lost Girls 😊 2mo
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Spotted on @kelseynicburke and @WanderingBookaneer's pages

Prepare yourselves for... L. T. Oak's The Orange Book 😉

Velvetfur E V Magnolia 'The Purple Pencil Case'. 😂😂 2mo
Aloisi_tribe AJ Ash, “The Red Nightstand” 😴 2mo
cobwebmoth B.L. Oak, The Black Counter 2mo
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Echo W M Beech, The Gray Bag 2mo
Itchyfeetreader Hah JG Pine and the bestselling pink can 2mo
candc320 T.C. Oak and The Grey Phone Charger 🙀. 2mo
Jerdencon The Purple Book by FD Oak 🤣 sounds thrilling lol 2mo
Seekingtardis B.J Elms Black face wash...... 😂😂🤣 2mo
BestDogDad The Maroon Printer by J.K. Aspen 2mo
Megara S. M. Yew‘s the Pink Vaporizer. 2mo
Laughterhp The Gray Window by CM Birch 2mo
Melissa_J The Blue Bookshelf by M.M. Maple 2mo
RamsFan1963 The Grey Bottle of Water by H.K. Pine 2mo
Bianca The Teal Pillow by E.B. Birch. 2mo
Tex2Flo F. T. Palm‘s The Blue Antimacassar series 2mo
SkeletonKey S K Rowan - The Black Pillar. Sounds about right. 2mo
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Vindolanda | Adrian Goldsworthy
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I loved this book, and its adherence to historical context. It was well researched, the historical notes were fascinating, and it was still full of action, mystery&clever dialogue.
The narration was really good, with most characters having distinct voices or accents making it easy to differentiate despite the complex & similar names &titles.
A great read - I can't believe I put off reading it for so long!
#TBRChallenge #LeastRated #AudioBook

Becker You convinced me. 3mo
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The Lost Girls | Sarah Painter
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Holy heck, I am loving this book so much! It's been a wild adventure so far and my head is spinning just to try and keep up 🤩
Now I just need to remember to stop leaving it in my locker at work after my shift 😣
Oh well 😅
#TBRChallenge #LeastRated

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