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TrishB

TrishB

Joined September 2016

Main loves: Stephen King, Robin Hobb, Sharon K Penman, Mark Lawrence.
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Still not taught this in schools 😡

batsy Yesssss 🙌🏽 2h
TrishB @charl08 this looks interesting 👍🏻 2h
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@charl08 just finished my last read late last night so will be starting this one today - slightly ahead of schedule! Will try and remember to post as I go along!

charl08 I love that cover image - Catherine Hall is so glamorous. Also genius historian. #awkwardfeministsegue 3h
TrishB @charl08 I must sadly admit to not knowing a lot about her- but have been reading up on both of them this morning to fill that gap! 3h
charl08 Her book about Birmingham and Jamaica both inspired and wrecked my hopes for my PhD. It is just brilliant. 3h
TrishB @charl08 I shall keep an eye out for it! 2h
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Beautifully and brutally honestly written. Brett does not shy away from any of the tough stories about the rise and demise of the band.

MicheleinPhilly “Effete southern wankers.” 😂 15h
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly they could be exactly that! 4h
arlenefinnigan Really looking forward to this. now
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#revolver #movember
Hubby says he has this on his shelves but after 10 minutes I gave up and just did a pic off the internet!

Cinfhen Hahah! I‘m sure Hubby could find the book in 30 seconds 😘 18h
TrishB @Cinfhen he will find it later and say I told you it was there 🤷‍♀️ he has tons of Beatles books, but are they all together.... 18h
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Meet Up Buddy Up: Everyday Practices | Cindy Faith Miller, Bridget Gaertner
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To all the my #jbuk buddies that have sent me emails! Apologies I‘m a bit behind, have the dreaded lurgy - and have mostly been in bed since Sunday, tried to go back to work this morning and lasted an hour! Will hopefully send something round at the weekend.

KarenUK Feel better @Trishb Sending a big hug 💕 1d
DaveGreen7777 Hope you feel much better soon! 1d
ljuliel ♥️♥️♥️ 1d
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youneverarrived Hope you feel better soon 💕 1d
Librarybelle Hope you feel better soon! 1d
kaysworld1 Get well soon 😘 1d
Suet624 💕💕💕 1d
MicheleinPhilly ☹️Don‘t push yourself. Work will survive without you. 1d
Balibee146 sending healing vibes 💕💕 22h
JennyM Sending you lots of get well wishes. Feel better soon 😘 19h
LeahBergen I hope you‘re speedily on the mend! 😘😘 8h
TrishB @LeahBergen thank you 😘 5h
CarolynM 💐 Feel better. 2h
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Another brilliant one in the series 👍🏻 they get creepier and creepier, a real mix between thriller and supernatural.

vivastory Sounds fantastic! I have book 1 on my TBR 2d
MicheleinPhilly I need to start this series. Feeling any better? 2d
TrishB @vivastory it‘s a great series 👍🏻 1d
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly it‘s a series that gets better and better! I‘m on my way to work but think I probably shouldn‘t be! 1d
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Ariel | Sylvia Plath
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This is a #masterpiece to me.
I found a new cover in Waterstones the other day and hope it arrives in my Christmas books!
#movember

Cinfhen I hope Santa is good to you 💚❤️ 2d
squirrelbrain I‘m sure it will! 2d
Cathythoughts I think Santa has you fairly well sussed at this point 📚😘 2d
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JennyM I adore this collection. Hope the new edition is in Santa‘s sleigh 🛷 2d
TrishB @Cinfhen @squirrelbrain @Cathythoughts @JennyM I‘m pretty well known to him so I‘m hoping so 😁😁 2d
squirrelbrain You‘d think that Santa lived in the same house as you even! 2d
Cinfhen Hahahahaha ❤️❤️❤️ 2d
LeahBergen ❤️❤️ I bet it will! 2d
batsy I love this collection 😍 2d
erzascarletbookgasm What a great collection ❤️ 1d
merelybookish Gorgeous! 1d
Leftcoastzen Love them all! ❤️ 1d
Birdsong28 I am like this with my Birdsong books 😂 📚📖 1d
TrishB @Birdsong28 my daughter has started with Gatsby copies. 1d
TrishB @squirrelbrain you would !! 😁😁 1d
readordierachel 😍😍 19h
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#luckystar #movember
Thank you internet!

Cinfhen Ha!! Nothing hiding on your kindle??!?!! 3d
TrishB @Cinfhen 2 with ‘unlucky‘ in the title! 3d
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I get really sad when I realise that we‘re still fighting the same things I was fighting at 13....except I think probably worse as we now have the vile, toxic abuse on the internet!
But it was still really interesting reading what today‘s young women are trying to do in the name of feminism.

Suet624 I get really sad about it too. 3d
Kaila-ann We were just talking about this at work today in terms of maternity leave. It‘s pretty sad. 3d
TrishB @Suet624 we‘re standing still in some areas. 2d
TrishB @Kaila-ann it‘s very different across the world I know! 2d
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Today‘s in bed reading , no sleep last night and just couldn‘t get out of bed for work! A day in bed reading may help (well it definitely can‘t make it worse!)

Bookwormjillk I hope you get some rest today! 3d
Hooked_on_books Mental health days are 👍🏼 3d
Balibee146 Hope you get rested and recharged 😘 3d
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Kalalalatja Sometimes a day in bed is all you need 🙌 3d
Suet624 Good for you! I hope tonight brings you sleep. 3d
Nicos Give them the vote and look what happens 😀 3d
JennyM Hope you rested and have recharged as your body was telling you needed. Take care 😘 (edited) 3d
squirrelbrain Oh no, poor you. I had some kind of coldy thing last week, only just starting to feel human again! 3d
TrishB @squirrelbrain it can‘t seem to make its mind up what it is! Head ache, ear ache, sore throat....back ache!! 3d
Bookwomble I hope you don't see this until the morning, Trish, due to being asleep 😴 3d
tracey38 Hope you got some much needed rest and some good reading in and feel btter! 3d
arlenefinnigan Aw I'm sorry, hope you feel better soon. I'm phoning in sick myself today (neck spasms/trapped nerve), but I've told Andy "I CAN'T POSSIBLY GO TO WORK LEE SCORESBY JUST DIED LYRA WILL BE DEVASTATED ?" 2d
TrishB @Bookwomble @tracey38 thank you ❤️ 2d
TrishB @arlenefinnigan both of those are good enough reasons not to go in! 2d
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The Dutch House | Ann Patchett
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Been coming down with something all day, sore throat, headache, coughing!! That‘s my excuse for sitting on the couch and reading all afternoon.
I loved this one ❤️ dysfunctional family interactions, written wonderfully. A great read.

marleed One of my favs of the year! 4d
Ms_T I hope you feel better very soon. 4d
Sace I hope you feel better soon. 4d
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Reviewsbylola Feel better! I can‘t wait to get my copy of this! 4d
charl08 Get well soon! 4d
MicheleinPhilly Boo for whatever cooties you caught. Yay for good books! I‘m so glad you enjoyed. ☺️ 4d
Itchyfeetreader Same state. Same book but 100 pages to go! (Feel better x) (edited) 4d
Redwritinghood I hope you feel better soon. 4d
Crazeedi Sending healing hugs! I just read this one too! Loved it!! 4d
TheLudicReader Just starting this one. Feel better soon. 3d
batsy Hope whatever bug that is passes quickly! 🌻 3d
Kalalalatja Hope you feel better soon! 🤞 3d
erzascarletbookgasm Feel better soon! 3d
Reggie Feel better, TrishB! 3d
Cathythoughts I hope you feel better. It‘s so cold here at the moment... maybe our weather is similar.. mind yourself 👍🏻❤️ 3d
Cathythoughts I loved the book too. ❤️ 3d
Caroline2 Oh no, feeling better soon Trish. Glad to hear you liked the book, it‘s sitting on my shelf judging me at the mo as I‘ve still not read it yet!! 🤦‍♀️ 3d
Balibee146 Hope you feel better soon.... Similar sounding virus swept through up here two or three weeks ago x 3d
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly thank you 😘 and for the book ❤️ 3d
TrishB @Itchyfeetreader hope you‘re feeling better soon and enjoy the book! 3d
erzascarletbookgasm Be a good girl and rest well now. Don‘t let those itchy fingers go browsing some websites. ❤️😉 3d
mabell I hope you feel better soon! 3d
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm I have tried to be good! 3d
TrishB @mabell thank you 😘 3d
CarolynM Hope you're feeling better 💐 2d
Megabooks Get well soon! 2d
TrishB @CarolynM @Megabooks thanks both 😘 2d
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Into the Dark | Karen Rose
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Another great read from the author 👍🏻 the only books where romance and serial killers actually mix! (Not with the serial killers.....though I know that‘s a thing!!)
Always so many twists and turns, good stuff.

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Bluets | Maggie Nelson
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#trueblue #movember
Definitely not a book for everyone.

batsy Great minds 😉💙 4d
Cinfhen Not familiar with this one, but think I #NeedToRead 4d
TrishB @Cinfhen I really can‘t tell whether you‘d like! I have two copies so I‘ll pop one in with next parcel when I get 5 mins to think/send 😁 4d
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Cinfhen Thank you my dear friend xx if it‘s not for me I‘ll pass it along 4d
lele1432 The second reminder today that I need to finally read my copy of this! 4d
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#weeklyforecast
WILL finish the Karen Rose one today, then finally onto Dutch House (been on the forecast last 3 weeks!), then some feminism and ending the reading week with a buddy read of Familiar Stranger with @charl08 . That‘s the plan anyway.

Cathythoughts Very good ! Reading Dutch House at the mo. Look forward to your thoughts on it .... 4d
charl08 Sounds good to me! 4d
Cinfhen Curious to hear your thoughts on Dutch House @TrishB @Cathythoughts 💜 4d
Cinfhen Good luck with your buddy read 😘 4d
TrishB @Cinfhen definitely next off the pile, and you know my track record with buddy reads! 4d
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Border | Robert McCammon
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#borderline #movember
Not read either yet on my kindle.

Cinfhen What else is new?!?!! 😜 5d
TrishB @Cinfhen so true! 5d
Reggie Read the McCammon. It‘s so good. I know I‘m a McCammon pusher but I can‘t help it. Lol 3d
TrishB @Reggie the SF tag has been putting me off this one 🤷‍♀️ 3d
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#bookreport
No reading done yet today - been out shopping, eating and drinking with sisters, nieces, friends of family etc.....long day!
Anyway- finished two on the left, enjoyed both but Imaginary Friend one of my faves this year. Nearly half way through one on the right.

vivastory I'm really looking forward to diving into Imaginary Friend 5d
Cinfhen Family day sounds wonderful 💜 5d
TrishB @vivastory I loved it 👍🏻 5d
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TrishB @Cinfhen can cope with a day 😁 5d
Cathythoughts Imaginary Friend ??! Must investigate 5d
TrishB @Cathythoughts it‘s horror! Very SK like. 5d
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Frost Fair | Carol Ann Duffy
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#frozen #movember
Hubby saved the day! Just brought this home for me from Waterstones 😁 didn‘t want to save it until Christmas in case I brought it ❤️

Reviewsbylola This looks gorgeous. What a nice gift! 6d
squirrelbrain Clever hubby! 😁👍 6d
Kalalalatja So pretty! 6d
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BarbaraBB Yet another one about the frozen Thames. It‘s popular today! This one looks great too! (edited) 6d
Freespirit Wow what a thoughtful husband🤗I‘d hold on to him!! 5d
erzascarletbookgasm Ooo this is illustrated. Is this her new book? Yay hubby! 5d
Cinfhen MrB is the BEST!!! 5d
TrishB @squirrelbrain @Freespirit @Cinfhen he‘s a good ‘un ❤️ 5d
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm it‘s just one poem winter/Christmas theme, but beautiful ❤️ 5d
Cathythoughts That looks beautiful ✨ 5d
TrishB @Cathythoughts it certainly is ❤️ 5d
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Tagged 😁
It‘s been a pretty crappy week, but received the above card from the SU rep that came on our recent trip to China! A well brought up young man!
Take away and wine 🍷
None living (4 originally)
Will do.
#friyayintro

Balibee146 lovely card....sorry its been a crappy time for you....get the rnr going xx 6d
squirrelbrain How nice of him! Hope your week improves.... 6d
batsy Aww! That's so nice! 6d
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Cathythoughts Takeaway & wine ... my favorite kind of Friday ❤️👍🏻enjoy 6d
Cathythoughts Lovely card ❤️ 6d
JennyM That‘s so lovely. ♥️ 6d
TrishB @Balibee146 @squirrelbrain @batsy @Cathythoughts @JennyM it is a lovely gesture - the front is a library too so he did well! 6d
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The Star Of The Sea | Joseph O'Connor
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An engrossing read, encompassing everything about human relationships. Pius Mulvey - what a character. So many metaphors between the ship and Ireland at the time.

Cathythoughts I‘m delighted you liked it Trish !! Great review ❤️👍🏻 I loved it & yes Pius Mulvey is quite a character. I heard the author on the radio about his new book ShadowPlay & he says one of the characters from Star of The Sea is in it .... ❤️ 6d
TrishB @Cathythoughts interesting 👍🏻 6d
andrew61 I have had this sat in a pile unread for years but i will definitely try and add it to my list of books to read in 2020 after your review and @Cathythoughts comments. 6d
TrishB @andrew61 I hope you like it 👍🏻 6d
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The Star Of The Sea | Joseph O'Connor
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#humannature #movember
Quote from book I‘m just finishing!

Cinfhen How perfect! How was this book?? It‘s on my #MaybeSomeday list 1w
Cathythoughts Perfect quote ! I look forward to your thoughts on Pius Mulvey 👍🏻❤️ 1w
TrishB @Cinfhen finished on bus on way to work! Review later. 👍🏻 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts just getting them together! 1w
Kalalalatja I‘m feeling this quote today! 😄 7d
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Thank you Danielle for the lovely gifts 😁😁 I‘ll look forward to reading this.
Litsy doesn‘t seem to want to let me tag you !! I‘ve emailed too 😘

LeeRHarry That‘s an amazing book! 😊 1w
TrishB @LeeRHarry it looks so good 👍🏻 1w
Cathythoughts Beautiful cover on this lovely book gift ✨✨✨ 1w
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batsy Wasn't aware of this book until Littens started posting about it! It's since been stacked; sounds really interesting 👍🏽 1w
TrishB @batsy it certainly does! 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts it definitely is. 1w
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Thank you Helen 😁 I have actually hid this from hubby as I‘ve just brought him this book for Christmas! Hoping he doesn‘t buy it before then 🤞🏻
PS. Can‘t believe the squirrel!

squirrelbrain You‘ll have to keep him away from bookshops until then! 1w
TrishB @squirrelbrain last year he brought 2 of the books I‘d brought him for Christmas! 1w
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#likeaprayer #movember
Have a couple of Chernobyl books on my kindle that I haven‘t got to yet!

Cinfhen That‘s going to be a subject I plan on tackling in 2020. #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime #LiveAndLearn 1w
TrishB @Cinfhen great idea 👍🏻 I‘m going to get some planing done once I get to my holidays! Still one more to finish for #booked2019 1w
Cathythoughts Planning sounds like a good idea. I‘m completely without a plan ... 🤔... maybe a Litsy diary for 2020 💡 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts me too! I want to plan when I feel relaxed and less stressed with work! 1w
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Imaginary Friend | Steven Chbosky
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Loved this book. Very Stephen King like and I did guess the direction it was going, mainly because I‘ve read so many of these themed books.
Don‘t read if you don‘t like long, rambling books that expect you to suspend any rational thinking.
I hope he writes more like this as I need the books to fill in SK gaps 😁

Addison_Reads I need to put this on hold at my library. 💚 Sounds like a great read. 1w
Reggie AND Hermione blurbs it....stacked. Nice review! 1w
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TrishB @Reggie I think you‘ll like it 👍🏻 1w
Cathythoughts Nice review 👍🏻❤️ 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts thank you 😘 1w
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Future of Christmas | Christopher White
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#future #movember
Topical for now.

Cathythoughts Ho ho ho 🌲 1w
Cinfhen Ha @Cathythoughts well played 1w
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Imaginary Friend | Steven Chbosky
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Lunchtime read 😁 still ploughing through this one. Loving it though! Will try and finish tonight, but life may have other plans.

Kalalalatja I really need to buy this! 1w
TrishB @Kalalalatja I‘m loving every page! 1w
Kalalalatja That is so good to know! I was a bit worry if the book could live up to Perks, but with an endorsement from you, I‘m more calm! 1w
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TrishB @Kalalalatja have to say though- it‘s absolutely nothing like Perks. It‘s horror- in SK style. 1w
Kalalalatja Yeah, I had heard it was horror, so I‘ll keep an open mind! 1w
ReadswithWeenies I can‘t wait for this to come in on my library holds! 1w
LeahBergen I went to hear him read from this recently and picked up a copy. 👍🏼 1w
JennyM Is it horror horror Trish? I‘m a total whimp and actually took this back to the library without reading because of the reviews. But I‘m now thinking maybe I should try it. 1w
TrishB @ReadswithWeenies hope it‘s soon 👍🏻 1w
TrishB @LeahBergen that sounds cool 😁 1w
TrishB @JennyM I‘m really rubbish trying to say how scary something is! What‘s your benchmark? 1w
JennyM @TrishB lol...I don‘t read ANY horror, Trish so I guess it‘s probably best I don‘t read it 🤣 1w
TrishB @JennyM maybe not 😁 1w
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#beautifulstranger #movember
Quite a few on my kindle with beautiful in the title. Only these two with stranger. Not yet read either of them 😁

Cinfhen Gotta love that search feature on Kindle & GoodReads 💕 1w
charl08 Not read it either. Must read it! 1w
TrishB @charl08 I‘m train travelling end of next week if that suits you for our buddy read? I try to save kindle reads for travelling. 1w
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TrishB @Cinfhen especially for tired people who‘ve had long days ♥️ 1w
charl08 Sounds good! 1w
Velvetfur Oohh, Stuart Hall was mentioned several times in that book I read recently, 'Homecoming', about the Windrush generation. 😊 1w
batsy I'd love to read the Stuart Hall book, as well! He was amazing 💜 1w
TrishB @charl08 👍🏻 cool I‘ll start on or about 22 Nov 😁 as in train to London then. 1w
TrishB @Velvetfur @batsy looking forward to getting to it even more now! 1w
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Ghost Wall | Sarah Moss
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#ghosttown #movember
Some ghosts on my kindle 😁

Tamra I just downloaded the audio of Ghost Wall, I hope it‘s good! 2w
TrishB @Tamra I loved it ❤️ 2w
Cinfhen 👻👻👻💕 2w
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Cathythoughts Started Ghost Wall last night 🤞🏻 1w
TrishB @Cathythoughts sorry to see you didn‘t really like it! At least it was short!! 1w
Cathythoughts It was so short ! Ya , I just felt there was something missing ... the actual “ ghost wall “ was creeeeeepy 1w
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Imaginary Friend | Steven Chbosky
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#weeklyforecast
This lot looking likely at the moment. We‘ll see where the mood takes me!

Cinfhen Good stuff!!! I like that you‘re constantly mixing things up 2w
Cathythoughts Tagged book sounds good ... & long. Look forward to your thoughts whenever you get there 👍🏻❤️ 2w
Sace I just looked up Star of the Sea and it looks very good. 2w
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TrishB @Cathythoughts I stated that one this morning! Am loving it ❤️ 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen I can‘t bear to read the same genre! 2w
TrishB @Sace hoping to get to this week! 2w
Sace I look forward to the review! 2w
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Those Who Are Loved | Victoria Hislop
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#laislabonita #movember
Her books usually have some beautiful islands - though in this one they‘re not used for nice things!

eraderneely Her boobs? 😂 2w
squirrelbrain I think you *may* have a slight spelling mistake there @TrishB 🤣 2w
lele1432 🤣🤣🤣 2w
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AlaMich 😳😂 2w
Cinfhen Oops!!! XX 😘 2w
BookNAround 😂🤪😂 2w
TrishB @eraderneely @squirrelbrain @lele1432 @AlaMich @Cinfhen @BookNAround @writerlibrarian that will teach me to type without my glasses 😂😂 but at least you read it!! 2w
lele1432 It was too perfect! Especially since the last part said they were not used for nice things! Cracked me up 🤣 2w
MicheleinPhilly 😂😂😂😂 2w
AnansiGirl I missed the typo but I‘m cry laughing reading the comments 😂🤣😂 2w
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Stats: Modeling the World | David E. Bock, Paul F. Velleman, Richard D. De Veaux
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#bookreport
I am drained from just finishing Know my Name, a powerful read.
The others were all great too, Heaven, My Home - second in the series, The Night Fire, Bosch still doing it and The Irish Princess - wonderful historical fiction from Chadwick as always.
Read 2/4 of original weekly forecast!

Cinfhen You stayed pretty much on course!!! How‘s the jet lag?? 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen pretty much readjusted to home time and stresses now! 2w
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Know My Name: A Memoir | Chanel Miller
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Powerful, inspiring, upsetting, heart breaking, empowering. Literally a breadth of emotions in this, I cried several times. But I also laughed. Chanel you are an amazing young woman.
The media and the justice system, I despair, I hope the narrative is changing, but I‘m not convinced yet.

Centique I think I‘m going to give this as a Christmas gift for an IRL friend. And then read it after her of course 🙂 Thanks for the inspiration! 2w
TrishB @Centique hope they like it 👍🏻 2w
erzascarletbookgasm I have this stacked. Just saw your review and it convinced me to get a copy. 1w
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Reggie Yeah, if this was backwards and it turned out she raped him, she‘d be in jail for ruining HIS life. This story was so upsetting. Haven‘t read the book but remember the news. 1w
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm 👍🏻 hope you get as much from it as I did. 1w
TrishB @Reggie exactly 😔 1w
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Know My Name: A Memoir | Chanel Miller
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#expressyourself - this book make me mad, sad, frustrated, angry, disappointed (in society) and annoyed and a million similar feelings. But I feel I owe it to Chanel to plough on.
#movember
A blame it on Cindy purchase!

cathipink Love seeing the UK cover. I'm anxious to read this one too. 2w
squirrelbrain I have this on my wish list too, having read an article about her (and the book) a few weeks ago. I can imagine it‘s a very difficult book to read.... 2w
Scochrane26 I will prob end up reading this, too. I‘ve seen it on litsy. 2w
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Kalalalatja I did not know this book was a thing, but I‘m very interested, now that I know of it! 2w
Caroline2 Ohhhhhhhhhh I remember reading her letter! Astounding!! Stacked!! 😉 2w
Hooked_on_books I wasn‘t planning to read this book, but then I heard some reviewers on a podcast talk about how marvelously well-written it is. So now it‘s in my library holds. 2w
Cinfhen #SorryNotSorry I‘m glad you picked it up!! Even though it‘s frightening & blood boiling 🤬Every entering Uni student should be handed a copy!!!!! 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen I‘m reading slowly because every chapter makes me want to yell on the corner of the street! 2w
kaysworld1 I was going to send you this! 😆 oh well I'll have to think of something else. Ps this is my November read I'm excited (just finishing up a library book) 📚📚 2w
kaysworld1 @squirrelbrain if you can hold on till the end of November you can have my copy I'm reading it next ❤️ 2w
squirrelbrain That‘s so lovely of you @kaysworld1 ! 😘 2w
kaysworld1 @squirrelbrain No problem's at all I love passing on book's xx 2w
TrishB @kaysworld1 awww thank you! I couldn‘t resist it. At least Helen gets it too now. You will feel the same as me! 2w
kaysworld1 @TrishB I watched her on this 60 minutes thing the other day and after watching her interview for 20 mins I bought the book! I remember hearing something about the guy a while back but not the full story. I'm reading to read it x 2w
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Finally got a couple of hours tonight to finish this one. I wasn‘t sure how the Bosch/Ballard thing would work but I‘m liking it so far 😁 another good, solid read with plenty of action.

MicheleinPhilly I think the introduction of Ballard has really injected some life into the Bosch series. I haven‘t read this one yet but I thoroughly enjoyed the first 2. 2w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly this is as good! Great interaction between them 👍🏻 2w
Cathythoughts Sounds good , I‘ve never made it back to Michael Connelly.... but I really want to 👍🏻❤️ 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts I know that feeling! 2w
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#iconic #movember
An informative and obsessive read, I couldn‘t put it down!

Cinfhen This sounds fascinating 2w
Cathythoughts Informative And obsessive 👍🏻 2w
youneverarrived Sounds interesting this! 2w
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Questionnaire | Evan Kindley
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Everything: book recommendations, book chat and friendships, from around the world.
If I‘m not following or not interested in something I just scroll past - like you‘d tune out if it was a conversation in the pub. It‘s not a big issue.
Read alongs. Swaps when I feel like.
Really not sure 🤷‍♀️ I love it, things evolve.
Search your own posts somehow and post pictures in a conversation.
Generally every day

Velvetfur Oh yes, friendships from around the world, I agree with that one 😊 2w
ljuliel Good answers ! Thanks very much for replying. 2w
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#crave #movember
Thank you internet! Not read - me and self help books have never got along 😁

Cathythoughts I‘m with you there ... not a fan of the self help books either 2w
Cinfhen Same 🙋‍♀️ @Cathythoughts @TrishB not that I‘m without flaw 😉 2w
Velvetfur I'm going to 'come out' about being a reader of self help books! So there! 😛 I don't take them that seriously, but I find little bits of inspiration here and there, I just like to know how other people see things sometimes 😊 @Cathythoughts @Cinfhen 2w
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TrishB @Velvetfur I tend to go on message boards or similar if I really want to see/ask other people‘s opinions. The very few self help books I‘ve read I can summarise - have me time, eat well and exercise 😁😁 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts @Cinfhen same! Not that I don‘t need help but begrudge wasting book money for it! 2w
Cinfhen Ha @Velvetfur 🙌🏻🎊💖I think self-help books do get a bad rap, unfairly. But unfortunately, they sometimes tend to capitalize off of others. 2w
Cathythoughts @Velvetfur I do love Pema Chodrin & Rumi & the more spiritual writers .... but some of the self- help books I just don‘t find helpful 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2w
Cathythoughts @Velvetfur or I can pick up a couple of lines from poems & songs... and use them like mantras... I find that can really help me ❤️👍 (edited) 2w
Velvetfur @TrishB Oh yes, they all follow the same format! The relationship ones are: don't shout at each other, and listen when your other half speaks 😂😂 2w
Velvetfur @Cinfhen Ah yes, I hadn't thought of that... Some self help books (that I've avoided) do seem to target certain types of people, and they basically look as if they're plagiarising previous books on the subject 🙁 2w
Velvetfur @Cathythoughts Yes I agree, they're not totally 'helpful' all the way through, but I've read a few relationship ones that have been written by American authors so it's been interesting for me to read the differences between how US and UK people behave in relationships. If that makes sense 😊 2w
Cathythoughts @Velvetfur yes is does make sense. And I think at the end of the day , whatever helps us has to be good 😘 2w
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Say You're Sorry | Karen Rose
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#sorry #movember
Great series 👍🏻

Cinfhen Another series I know nothing about!!! I‘d tag the #SeriesSquad but I‘m feeling lazy today 😜 2w
eraderneely Thanks for the card Trish! Hubs stole the bookmark before I even got a look at it. 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen 😁😁 no worries. Been out two nights on the run and just want my bed! 2w
TrishB @eraderneely 👍🏻😁 2w
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Wimmera | Mark Brandi
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Thank you Carolyn and Misty 😁😘 very kind of you and I look forward to reading both of these! Came yesterday but I only saw them when I got in late last night!
Carolyn - that picture in the card is amazing isn‘t it!?
Thanks again.

Cinfhen ❤️💕❤️💕 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m happy it made it!!! Enjoy ❤️❤️❤️ 2w
CarolynM I hope you enjoy the book. I think the photo is beautiful too, I always loved driving through that Forrest (it's not terribly far out of the city) but I haven't been there since the fires. I'm not sure what state it is in now. 2w
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Not book related!! No reading tonight watching OMD. Feeling very old as I was at the first tour 40 years ago 😱😱

squirrelbrain Enjoy! 🎵 🎶 2w
Cathythoughts Yes ! Enjoy 😊 2w
Bookwomble Love OMD! Have a Fab night 🎹🎶🧡 2w
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arlenefinnigan Aw fab. How was it? 2w
batsy Fun! Hope it was good! 2w
BarbaraBB OMD... that was a long long time ago! How was it? 2w
TrishB @squirrelbrain @Cathythoughts @Bookwomble @arlenefinnigan @batsy @BarbaraBB it was a great gig!! Out again tonight though so feeling knackered already! 2w
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Heaven, My Home | Attica Locke
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Had a day off today, so squeezed another book in a day read! (That‘s my retirement aim)
This one was even better than the first, but he certainly is a complicated character that makes many questionable decisions. Here‘s to more in the series 👍🏻
Thanks Jess for the book and the lovely card that‘s just come today 😘

Velvetfur It's great when you can put away a whole book in one day isn't it 😂👍 2w
KathyWheeler I haven‘t read this yet because, in the first book, Darren and his questionable decisions made my so antsy! I was constantly worried for him. I will read this book; I just need to be able to handle that nervousness. 2w
MicheleinPhilly I have the day off today too. Need to pick my next read. 2w
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TrishB @Velvetfur life goals 👍🏻 2w
TrishB @KathyWheeler he‘s not good at decisions- personal and professional! 2w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly hope it‘s a good pick 👍🏻 2w
Caroline2 Ohhh is this the sequel to bluebird, bluebird?? 🤔 2w
TrishB @Caroline2 yes and it‘s even better 😁 2w
Caroline2 @TrishB good to know...stacked. 😉 2w
KathyWheeler @TrishB no! He‘s awful, so I worry — as if he‘s real. 😊 2w
TrishB @KathyWheeler I did cringe a few times - what are you doing 🤷‍♀️ 2w
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The Moment You Were Gone | Nicci Gerrard
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#girlgonewild #movember
I have 29 books on my kindle with girl in the title! The above 4 with gone and none with wild 🤷‍♀️ Girl is a very popular title obviously.

Cathythoughts Yes Girl is a popular title ... I was going to do Gone Girl ! But I think I‘ve that a million times 🙈 2w
TrishB @Cathythoughts I‘ve got a couple of books like that! 2w
Cinfhen That‘s surprising!!! Have you ever read this one 👉🏽 2w
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The Irish Princess | ELIZABETH. CHADWICK
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I have been craving some good historical fiction for a while now - it‘s because I‘m very fussy about time periods and authors.
Love Chadwick and love books set in Henry II period (with a little cameo from William Marshall). A great read stayed up past my bed time to finish!

Scochrane26 I want to read her books but never seem to get around to them. I‘ve read the first 2 about elinor of Aquitaine. 3w
TrishB @Scochrane26 I love her books. You have to read the third about Eleanor and finish the story 😁 , also highly recommend the two about William Marshall, The Greatest Knight and A Place Beyond Courage 👍🏻 2w
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#rescueme #movember
Cute dogs 🐶♥️

Cinfhen Awwwww; that cover🐶 3w
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The Irish Princess | ELIZABETH. CHADWICK
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#weeklyforecast
I basically just want to read all my birthday presents!!
Started The Irish Princess this morning. The rest of the week may come from these! Back in work and out two nights this week, limited reading time. 😕

Cathythoughts These all look excellent Trish 👍❤️I have Dutch House too 3w
Crazeedi Oh lucky you! I want to read that one too! And Dutch house! Enjoy!!! 3w
Cinfhen I like that all your books cover different genres 3w
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TrishB @Cathythoughts it looks really good 👍🏻 3w
TrishB @Crazeedi loving it so far 👍🏻 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen my perfect book week! 3w
Balibee146 Great choices and Star of the Sea looks so good 👍😍👍 3w
4thhouseontheleft These all look great! 👀 📚 3w
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Loved it ❤️ written as if Debbie was sat in front of you talking.
Interesting and honest, she seems to tell the truth even though she knows some things won‘t exactly make her look good.
#music #movember

Cinfhen This sounds like a good audio pick!!! 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen I imagine it would be great read by Debbie 👍🏻 3w
Cathythoughts That was quick! Nice review... I heard a review praising it on the radio recently too. Although , the reviewer was annoyed at not getting more personal feeling info ... I was admiring Debbie for not feeling she had to reveal all ( havnt read , do not sure if that makes sense) 3w
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gradcat I really want to read this book, @TrishB . . . I read a review and was immediately interested, plus, with your stamp of approval, I know it‘ll be good. ♥️ 3w
TrishB @Cathythoughts have sat on couch all day and just read it, so engrossing! Makes perfect sense- she says she had kept stuff private and she doesn‘t go into a lot of detail about her family, which I respect totally. 3w
TrishB @gradcat I think you‘ll like it 👍🏻 3w
Balibee146 Sounds fab ❤️ 3w
readordierachel Great review. Can't wait to read it! 3w
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She‘s one of us ❤️ loving this book.

Soubhiville Yes! Exactly how I feel! 3w
Cathythoughts ❤️❤️❤️ 3w
readordierachel 🧡👍🏼 3w
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Face It | Debbie Harry
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If Debbie felt like this, there‘s no chance for us mere mortals is there.

Cathythoughts No , there‘s no chance at all 🙄 3w
squirrelbrain Not at all! 😧 3w
Bookwomble There's more money to be made from causing people to feel insecure, and then selling them the 'solution', than there is from encouraging and supporting people to be self-caring and self-acceptant, sadly. 3w
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TrishB @Bookwomble bedrock of capitalism. Because if we all felt good where would consumerism be. 3w
Chrissyreadit Absolutely! 3w
Chrissyreadit @TrishB yes! I struggle with feminism (heartily pro) and capitalism (I like true enterprising opportunities for all) and raising my teens to believe they have choices rather than influences. 3w
emilyhaldi She‘s not wrong 3w
TrishB @Chrissyreadit totally agree- nothing wrong with liking perfume, make up, nice clothes etc - it‘s when you think it‘s going to change your life if you buy it! Or you have to have it to be acceptable. 3w
KB253 I agree with her, so I put it down 3w
TrishB Thanks @Reggie I don‘t know the person- but loved her rant (I have similar to friends and family!!). Society‘s way to make us feel like this is powerful and hidden and we must fight back. 3w
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#bookreport
This weeks finished books.
Run Away - usual fast paced good thriller from Coben.
Lying Room- not up to usual French standard I thought, just so-so.
Woolf- clever, wonderfully written and probably still rings true.
Poet X - loved it, well written (YA probably) in verse and good story/themes.
Notes- good, quick read. Nothing particularly new.

Cinfhen That‘s a lot of read books!! Thanks for sharing your #BookReport 🤓 3w
Cathythoughts I saw Lying Room in the bookshop yesterday ... never read this author , maybe not a good one to start with then 👍 (edited) 3w
TrishB @Cathythoughts the Freida Klein series by the author is great - starts with Blue Monday. Really recommend that series. 3w
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Tanisha_A Kudos to you! I would love to read that Woolf and The Poet X. 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen plane reading 😁 3w
TrishB @Tanisha_A liked them both and both very different! 3w
Cathythoughts I see Blue Monday is on my kindle 👍❤️😁 3w
TrishB @Cathythoughts lol 😂 all the treasures on the kindle! 3w
BarbaraBB You read a lot while travelling! 3w
TrishB @BarbaraBB mostly on the plane! 3w
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A Place for Us: A Novel | Fatima Farheen Mirza
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#bookmail
More birthday pressies 😁😁
Signed Brett one from hubby that‘s just arrived and lovely pressies from Katie - I love leather bookmarks and looking forward to the book 😘 thank you so much.

youneverarrived You‘re welcome 😘😘 3w
Cathythoughts These look lovely ! The birthday continues 🎉 3w
TrishB @Cathythoughts I know- great fun 👍🏻 3w
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