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My last vacation day was spend in the sun at sea, and I finally started this book ☀️ First chapter is promising, think this will be an interesting read.

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*Pic from Drøbak, Norway.

SamAnne Love Ken Kesey. Sometimes A Great Notion is where I grew up. 14mo
hilded @SamAnne How fun! I have that one as well on my TBR 😊 14mo
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Olympics! | B. G. Hennessy
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I have been spending more time watching the Olympics than reading the last couple of days - and the race this morning was so exciting! 🥳 Really impressing race by Karsten, bringing the gold home to #Norway.🥇🎖🇳🇴 #NotBookRelated

AnneCecilie I had to watch this early too. So worth it. It was incredible to watch. 1y
hilded @AnneCecilie Yes, it was so worth it, so much fun to watch 🤩 1y
hilded @AnneCecilie Ser ut som det blir en tidlig start på dagen i morgen og med kvartfinalen i håndball ??? 1y
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Snow | Orhan Pamuk
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#Summervacay means I had the time to make these tasty banana pancakes this morning, and spend an lazy hour almost finishing my current read. Still one, tiny chapter to go for tonight though.

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#BookAndBreakfast
#Summertime ☀️

BarbaraBB They look delicious!
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hilded @BarbaraBB & @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks, they were indeed 😋 1y
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Snow | Orhan Pamuk
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Today it‘s raining outside, so it was more tempting to stay indoors and bake bread for the weekend. It smells divine in the kitchen right now 😋

I have been reading the tagged book all month, and it‘s so sloooow going. Interesting in parts, but also very boring in parts. Hope to finish it soon, but can‘t seem to manage more than a chapter at the time before getting sleepy 😴

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DivineDiana I understand perfectly. I was proud of myself when I finally finished it. The bread looks divine! 1y
hilded @DivineDiana I‘ve finally finished it 🙌🏻 It would have been so much better if it was 200-300 pages shorter! 1y
DivineDiana I agree! 🙂 1y
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World Book's Year in Review | World Book, Inc. Staff
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Yay - it‘s #worldbookday again, and as usual Amazon celebrates with 10 books around the world for free on #kindle. Just downloaded a bunch, which made me happy 🥳

Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/article/read-the-world-2021/

rockpools Yay, thank you 😊 1y
rather_be_reading yay ive been waiting for this! ty for sharing! 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Yay! And the Audible books to match are just $1.99. 1y
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Caroline2 Oh thanks for this! 😁 1y
Velvetfur I forget when this is exactly EVERY year!! So thank you very much sweetie for sharing the link 🙏💜 1y
Hestapleton Do I download these every year? Yes. Have I ever read them? ..... 😬 1y
hilded @rockpools @rather_be_reading @BarbaraTheBibliophage @Caroline2 You‘re all very welcome, hope you enjoy the books 😊 (edited) 1y
hilded @Velvetfur Lol, me too! I got a reminder on goodreads and had to share the goods, hopefully there are some good ones among these. Enjoy 🥰 1y
hilded @Hestapleton Ha, I know what you mean, I think I have read 3/10 from last year. But my kindle is not going anywhere 😉 1y
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Northanger Abbey | Jane Austen
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Friday evening, and I am so ready for our naive, little heroine to get rid of those **siblings, and take us to Northanger Abbey. Enjoying the ride very much 😍

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Mrs_B Yes, 100% agree! 2y
MadelineMcCrae I‘m currently reading Northanger Abbey as well, and I couldn‘t agree more! 1y
hilded @MadelineMcCrae Hope you‘ll enjoy it!:) 1y
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Northanger Abby | Jane Austen
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Time for relaxation and chapter two for the #chapteraday with the #PemberLittens. Mondays are always hard, and today was no exception. So thought I should end it on a high ✨

sprainedbrain That looks fantastic! Hope you had a great evening. ❤️ 2y
hilded @sprainedbrain Thanks! Hope you had a great evening as well 💕 2y
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Weekly Forecast | Thomas Gibson Inc
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I am setting up a #weeklyforecast for the first time in a long time. I am closing in on The Girl who Takes an Eye for an Eye on audio, so I‘m confident I‘ll finish it soon.

Started Northanger Abbey today as a readalong with the #PemberLittens, looking forward to reading a chapter a day for this one ❤️

My #1001books pick for the month I‘m not so sure of. It was for my TBR challenge for October 🙈, but I keep putting it down, so we‘ll see.

Cinfhen 💚💚💚welcome back 2y
BarbaraBB Good to see you again! 💕 2y
hilded @BarbaraBB & @cinfhen Thanks 💕 (edited) 2y
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Northanger Abby | Jane Austen
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Diving in for #chapteraday with the #pemberlittens😍

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Almost forgot to post my Q3 reads for #Booked2020, but here they are, all over the place as usual ?

? #BottomofTBR: Contact
? #Armchairtravel: The one & only Harry Potter ❤️
? #Aboutgenocide: Tvillingenes dagbok/The Notebook ❤️❤️❤️
? #Bluetypeoncover: Frøya
? #Gothichorror: The Vampyre
? #Hatcoveringoncover: The Guernsey Literary.. ❤️

Many good ones, my absolute favourite was; Tvillingens dagbok/The Notebook. Clever writing indeed!

Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉 Well done! This is your #OfficialThirdQuarterEntry 2y
hilded @Cinfhen Thank you 😊 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great choices and accomplishment! ❤ ⭐ 📕 2y
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Jazz | Toni Morrison
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I am in my final vacation week, and it‘s been really nice escaping work and the busy city life for a while. The weather has been great - even here this far north (North of Norway) - the midnight sun has been shining every night☀️

The book was a bit more on the darker side though, like every book I‘ve read by Morrison, and I found it a rather difficult, but good read. The character portraits were excellent. 3.5⭐️

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Cathythoughts Stunning 2y
BarbaraBB That looks gorgeous 😍 2y
UwannaPublishme 😍👍🏻 2y
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Another successful quarter for #Booked2020 with me jumping all over the seasons 👌🏻

📗 Lady Chatterley‘s lover: #BannedBook
📗 S&S: #WineOrWhine with the #Pemberlittens
🎧 Educated: #Parentandchildmemoir
📗 Normal People: #MillennialAuthor
🎧 A Deep Hole: #TartanNoir
🎧 To All the Boys..: #YAbyPOC

BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job!! 2y
Cinfhen Fantastic 🎶💕😊This is your #OfficialSecondQuarterEntry 🎊🎊

2y
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For those that can‘t get enough of challenges, Pop Sugar just released a 2020 Summer Reading Challenge. The full list is here: https://www.popsugar.com/entertainment/summer-reading-challenge-2020-47538152/am...

#PopSugar2020
#ReadingChallenges

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Normal People | Sally Rooney
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I am starting this one today for #Booked2020, and I‘m really excited about it as I absolutely loved the show. I know, I should have read the book before watching the show, but I don‘t mind - I am just looking forward to spending more time with these characters 💛

#MillennialAuthor
#AtY2020 - GR Choice Award

Cinfhen Nice view!!! Hope you enjoy the book. It‘s gotten SO MUCH LOVE ❤️ I wasn‘t as wowed 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2y
hilded @Cinfhen Thank you! 🤩 I think I‘m gonna end up in the love camp, but we‘ll see 🤞🏻 2y
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My plan for the rest of the evening! It‘s been a while since I was able to sit down to read with no interruptions, tonight is the night:) I just came home from a bike ride, and are now planted on the balcony enjoying the warm summer weather that we have 🤩

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Sace Lovely view! 2y
Tanisha_A How cosy! 😃 2y
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Getaway: Kriminalroman | Jim Thompson
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My country has slowly started opening up again, and I took the opportunity to flee the city for the weekend. Felt really great, the last three days flew by and was spent outside hiking and enjoying the nature ☀️It was a bit weird flying again, but they practiced social distancing on the flight with every seat in the middle empty.

erinreads Looks gorgeous! Also, on the plus side, no one likes the middle seat anyway! 😂 2y
Tanisha_A Looks lovely! 😍 2y
hilded @erinreads lol, true 🤣 2y
hilded @Tanisha_A Thanks, it was a good weekend indeed 😍 2y
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This was incredibly hard, so I decided to just go with my top 3 reads so far in 2020 😉 Thanks for the tag @batsy 😘

1. The Notebook Trilogy by Agota Kristof
2. The Handmaid‘s Tale by Margaret Atwood
3. The one and only Harry Potter (started a reread during this pandemic)

#Favs

batsy Both 1 and 2 are on my TBR! Harry Potter is such a comfort read 💜 2y
MySharonaK The notebook is such a crazy book. You finish it looking like this: 😮 2y
hilded @MySharonaK Yeah, it was crazy. I didn‘t know that much about it before diving in, it completely surprised me. Not like anything I‘ve read before! I had to start book 2 immediately. 2y
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hilded @batsy Then you have some gems coming your way 💜 The Notebook trilogy is such an underestimated book/series. Kristof truly deserves more praise. I didn‘t know of its exsistence until some clever publisher here decided they wanted to make a new and modern translation last year, I sincerely thank him for that. 2y
batsy @hilded I'm looking forward to giving it the attention it deserves 🙂 I too hadn't heard about the series until I read about it on twitter. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve never read HP 🙈 2y
eeclayton @hilded @batsy I read the first book in the trilogy. It was really good but it was also so intense that I couldn't get myself to continue. 2y
MySharonaK @hilded me too! I‘ve read all three on the same day cause I had to! I think I can still say it‘s one of the most surprising and different books I‘ve ever read. 2y
hilded @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Oh, wow - really?!? Then you have some magical hours ahead of you if you ever decide to read it 🤩🙌🏻 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love the Notebook ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
hilded @eeclayton It was truly intense indeed. @MySharonaK I couldn‘t stop reading either, it was like a trainwreck, just had to keep going. It‘s been a long time since I‘ve been so engrossed in a book. I haven‘t read number 3 yet, the new translation is being released later this year. But I‘m very close to cave in and just borrow the old translation at the library. 2y
MySharonaK @hilded oh I can‘t wait to hear what you think of the third! I think you‘re going to be 😮 after the third one as well 2y
hilded @MySharonaK Hope I get some answers in addition to this face 😯, lol. I will let you know as soon as I finish it! 2y
hilded @MySharonaK Hi! Long time since we had this conversation, but just wanted to let you know I finally read the last one in the trilogy. And you were right, I did indeed end up with this face 😯, lol. Magnificent series as a whole for sure, even though the first caught me most ‘off guard‘. 2y
MySharonaK @hilded thank you for writing about it I‘m so happy you got to finish the trilogy! I agree with you about the first one, honestly I still think about those books and it‘s been ages since I‘ve read them ❤️ 2y
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What a sweet book, I loved the people and all their genuine stories. It was truly heartwarming ❤️

4.5 ⭐️

#Audio
#Libby

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The Brothers Lionheart | Astrid Lindgren
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Thanks for the tag @JaclynW ! :)

1. As soon as I could read:) Well, actually before that as my parents read for me. I was a frequent visitor at the library when I was young.
2. Tagged. Such a talented author, I love all her books, but this really made an impact on me the first time I read it as a child. And she has the gift of conveying one message to the young ones, and another to the adults, making it a beautiful read for both.

#Two4Tuesday

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 😊 2y
BarbaraBB I loved this book as a kid! 2y
JaclynW I've never read this book before. I loved Pippi Longstocking! 2y
hilded @JaclynW It‘s magical!:) Quite sad, just so you‘re warned. 2y
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Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austen
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My bike ride today ended with my first cafe visit in *whoknowshowlong*. It was nice, I got a good lunch in the company of Jane Austen and my #chapteraday. I am enjoying the book and the comments of the other #PemberLittens.

#1001books

TrishB Cafes ❤️ missing the normal things! 2y
Cinfhen Pretty photo 2y
hilded @TrishB I know, felt good to do something so normal ❤️ 2y
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hilded @Cinfhen Thanks :) 2y
TrishB Miss eating out, browsing book shops and footie ❤️ I bet you really appreciated that today! I know I will. 2y
sprainedbrain Gorgeous photo! Glad you got out. ❤️ 2y
hilded @sprainedbrain Thanks, lovely day ❤️ 2y
hilded @TrishB It‘s strange, it‘s been a long time since I appreciated eating out so much. It was a lovely day indeed ❤️ Hope you get to do it soon too 🤞🏻 2y
DebinHawaii Lovely! I am longing to be able to sit outside at my local coffee shop again but it‘s June 5th here before that may happen. 2y
hilded @DebinHawaii Enjoy when the day comes 🤩 2y
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The Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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My #weeklyforecast. I am joining the #Pemberlittens and reading a #chapteraday of S&S 😍

I started ‘The Handmaid‘s Tale‘ yesterday for my May TBR pick for #Reading1001. I thought I already knew all about it having watched the show, but it‘s amazing! I can‘t put it down.

I also came over an (for me) undiscovered author last week; Agota Kristof. Her trilogy from the late 80‘s have just been translated again here, and it‘s really, really good!

Cinfhen Yay!!! Sounds like a good week ahead 2y
hilded @Cinfhen Yes, seems I‘m finally out of my COVID numbness, and am enjoying my reads. Seems the trick was finding the right books that were able to keep my attention. Hope you have a good week as well 😘 (edited) 2y
Cinfhen I think a lot of us were initially too distracted to focus on reading but now we‘re getting accustomed to the new normal. I guess that‘s a good thing!! 2y
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Sense and Sensibilty | Jane Austen
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Excited to start this and doing #chapteraday with the #PemberLittens 🤩 Since I don‘t own it, and the libraries are closed, I grabbed the free edition on #kindle. Serious book envy on all the beautiful editions you all have 😍 Let‘s do this 🙌🏻

#senseandsensibilityreadalong
#1001books

sprainedbrain The story is just as good on kindle. 🥰 2y
hilded @sprainedbrain Yeah, you‘re right! Good start, I just finished chapter two and I‘m intrigued (I actually haven‘t read the book before, so it‘s definitely time 🙈). Thanks for making it happen 😘 2y
eeclayton I'm also reading it on kindle. It doesn't take away from the enjoyment factor for me 😉 2y
hilded @eeclayton No, not for me either;) But there sure are many nice editions out there. Happy reading 😊 2y
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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And that‘s a wrap up for #DeweysReadathon. I spend most of it outside on the balcony and on walks in the neighbourhood, and managed to finish two books (both started before the RAT). I had a nice and relaxing day, it was great fun :) Got a lot of bingo‘s, just a few away from getting a full blackout. Hope you all enjoyed the event as well!

#Readathon #DeweyApril
#Deweys24hourReadathon

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Idun | Johanne Hildebrandt
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Joining in on #Deweysreadathon this weekend to try to get my reading mojo back :) Going for at least one #bingo, and the first hours have been great. I‘m reading outside in the sun right now, and was able to stack up on some snacks at the store this morning. Happy reading!

#DeweyApril #24HourReadathon #Readathon

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Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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Thanks for the tag @NeedsMoreBooks :)

1. Tagged (4.5⭐️ rounded up to 5⭐️)
2. I rarely bail, usually suffer through. Really should be better on that 🤷‍♀️ But, I have become quite good in picking up books I most likely will enjoy, and giving away the ones on my shelves that doesn‘t interest me
3. Elena Ferrante, I absolutely loved the Neapolitan quartet which I finally read last year.

#wondrouswednesday

Play along if you‘d like 😊

Tanisha_A +1 on the second point. Neapolitan novels are so high on my tbr. One day, yesss. 😁 2y
hilded @Tanisha_A Lol, glad there are more of us. It really shouldn‘t be that hard to bail. You‘re in for a treat with the Neapolitan novels, enjoy 😘 2y
Eggs Thanks so much for joining in 👏🏻📚🤗 2y
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Cute and charming, which was perfect for my current reading mood. Not really my cup of tea, but it got me out of my reading funk 🙌🏻 I actually think Hollywood did it better though!

3⭐️

#Booked2020 || #YAbyPOC

Cinfhen Yay!!! Sometimes a little #BrainCandy is the perfect fix 💜🎉☺️ 2y
hilded @Cinfhen Totally, it really was!! 💖 2y
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World Book's Year in Review | World Book, Inc. Staff
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It‘s #WorldBookDay again, and Amazon is celebrating with 9 books from around the world for free on #kindle 📚Some of them looks interesting 🤩

Here‘s the link: https://www.amazon.com/article/read-the-world-2020?ref=apubna_pr_gr_10036_hr_1_1...

saresmoore Thanks for sharing! 2y
NeedsMoreBooks Thank you for sharing! Just bought all of them 📚🙋🏻‍♀️ 2y
hilded @saresmoore & @NeedsMoreBooks You‘re welcome :) 2y
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Pickpick

The first Vampyre tale ever told (or so I‘ve heard at least). First published in 1819, as a product of the competition that produced Frankenstein. I found the story itself intriguing. But to my surprise, very little blood gore as is normal in a vampire tale. But the writing was so-so, and the pace slow with little action. Classic ending though!

3⭐️

#serialreader
#Booked2020 || #GothicHorror

Cinfhen Yay!! Another prompt completed ✔️♥️ 2y
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Odinsbarn: Ravneringene 1 | Siri Pettersen
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#7Days7Books Day 7

I wouldn‘t say these were life changing, but they sure were entertaining. Very much enjoyed being in the world that Siri Pettersen created with this exciting trilogy 🦅

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The Wall | Marlen Haushofer
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#7Days7Books Day 6

A quiet and beautiful book with an unsetteling backstory. I was so pleasantly surprised by this little gem of a book, I knew very little about it before diving in and it quickly became a new favourite.

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#7Days7Books Day 5

I finally read the Neapolitan series last year, and absolutely loved it ♥️ Now I am watching the brilliant HBO adaption (season 2).

Graywacke 💚🙂 2y
ErikasMindfulShelf I didn‘t know season 2 started. 2y
Ruthiella I like those covers so much more than the US editions! I loved the inside of the books so much. 😍 2y
hilded @irre It‘s superb, just like the first season, so you have something to look forward to 😘 2y
hilded @Ruthiella I absolutely agree, those US covers are quite unattractive 😆 But the inside is luckily the same 😍 2y
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#7Days7Books Day 4

This is just the sweetest bildungsroman.

7 books that left a deep impact on me. Join in if you‘d like :)

Litsi Big impact for me too 2y
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#7Days7Books Day 3

This book was an absolute treasure, read it if you haven‘t already ♥️ Will make an excellent choice for #France for those of you doing the #ReadingEurope2020 challenge.

@Tanisha_A & @sprainedbrain Join in if you‘d like:)

Tanisha_A Thanks for tagging me! I will start today. ♥️ 2y
hilded @Tanisha_A Excellent, look forward to see your choices 😘 2y
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Lady Chatterley's Lover | Lawrence, D. H.
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Beautiful #audiowalk today in the sun ☀️ The book isn‘t *as boring* as I imagined it to be, but it‘s not a feast either 🙈

Really enjoyed a day off from the home office, it was much needed.

#1001books
#Reading1001

Tanisha_A Lovely scenery! 😍 2y
hilded @Tanisha_A Thank you, it was truly lovely outside today 😍 2y
HannaPolkadots Such nice weather!😎😃 2y
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BookwormM This was my TBR book this month as well I have yet to start it 2y
hilded @BookwormM I finished it today, yay! Good luck to you 🤞🏻 2y
BookwormM Well done I have still not started it 🤣💕 2y
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Stoner | John Williams
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#7Days7Books Day 2

One of my all time favourites. A silent, beautiful book. I think it‘s time for a reread soon ♥️

Feel free to join in if you haven‘t already.
7 books that made a deep impression on me.

Cathythoughts Good choice ! Such a memorable book gif me too 👍🏻❤️ 2y
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Stoner | John Williams
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Thanks for the tag @Texreader :)

1. Lovely outside today, the sun is shining and spring is slowly coming ☀️☀️ About 10C here in Oslo, Norway.
2. All of them, I love flowers 🌸🌷
3. Tagged

#wondrouswednesday (well, Thursday really)

Texreader Sounds lovely in your lovely city. I remember Oslo so fondly from one of our trips to Norway. 2y
hilded @Texreader Glad you enjoyed your visit:) I wasn‘t planning on staying in the city for Easter, but this horrid virus is forcing us all to stay put. Luckily the weather is nice, so can spend some lovely days outside doing our best to distance ourselves from others. (edited) 2y
Eggs Oh Norway 🇳🇴!! I found out recently my maternal ancestors originated in Norway! Thanks for playing 👏🏻🤗 2y
hilded @Eggs How fun!:) Lots of Norwegians migrated in the late 1800s when things were rough here. 2y
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#7days7books Day 1

Thanks for the tag @HannaPolkadots - this is so much fun 😍

I read this book the first time in my teens, and found it utterly boring. But then I read it again some years ago, and loved everything about it ♥️ So rich in it‘s descriptions, it‘s just suberp. (Even though the man himself perhaps wasn‘t that great, he sure could write).

Join in if you‘d like @BookwormM & @Kristelh & @Texreader 😊

Texreader Love this idea! But I‘m going to have to think very hard on it. Thanks for tagging me!! 2y
hilded @Texreader It‘s not easy choosing only seven 😉 2y
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Contact | Carl Sagan
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Somewhere between a pick and a so-so. Had I not picked this up just at the same time as the Covid-19 outbreak, I am positive I would have enjoyed it more and rated it higher. But my mind was elsewhere, and I had trouble focusing on all the details, which there were a lot of. Anyhow, a good book, no doubt - Sagan did a good job explaining all the science behind.

3.5 ⭐️

#1001books
#Reading1001

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#Ispy with my little eye for @Texreader some pink covers on my shelf 🌸🌷🌺

I would love to see some yellow covers to get that Easter feeling @Marina_h & @Kalalalatja 🐣

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Like @BarbaraTheBibliophage I was all over the place for my Q1 reads for #Booked2020, quite the #rebelreader.

📚 Kniv/(Knife): #EccentricMC
🎧 The Martian: #MadeMeLol
🎧 Interview with the Robot: #NewIn2020
📚 Troubling Love: #ThinkPink
🎧 The Dispossessed: #BookClubWorthy
📚 En shopoholiker i Hollywood: #SetInHollywood

#WinterWrapUp

Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉 it‘s great to spread out over the seasons ⛄️🌷🌞🍁This is your “official” entry for #FirstQuarterDrawing #Booked2020 📚💚😀 3y
hilded @Cinfhen 🥳 Thanks so much!! 💗 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! 3y
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Oslo Bokfestival | OSLO, Oslo, Norway (Bookstore)
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#NotBookRelated

Inspired by @BarbaraBB - here is a video of the empty streets of Oslo made two weeks ago when the lockdown became effective due to COVID-19. Beautiful, but sad 💔

https://youtu.be/w0qNtCUdoi8

Librarybelle Thank you for sharing. So haunting 3y
Tanisha_A 💔 3y
erzascarletbookgasm Thanks for sharing.😢 3y
Megabooks Haunting! 💙 3y
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I haven‘t really been able to focus on reading for the last couple of weeks, so I‘m only one chapter in the book that I started three weeks ago. Today we spent many hours outside in the sun, it was nice indeed ☀️ Now I‘m all settled on the sofa - let‘s see if I can get one hour of reading in 🤞🏻

#CurrentlyReading

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The quarantine is starting to get to me, but this article from Lit Hub made me laugh 😅 First lines of 10 classic novels rewritten for social distancing. Hope you all get a laugh from this as well 💗

https://lithub.com/the-first-lines-of-10-classic-novels-rewritten-for-social-dis...

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BookishMarginalia Hang in there 💜💜💜 3y
hilded @BookishMarginalia Thanks, right back at you 💗💗 3y
BookishMe Hehehe... Thanks for sharing! 3y
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julesG The Pride&Prejudice one 😂😂😂😂 3y
BarbaraBB Thanks 💛 3y
hilded @julesG Lol, good one indeed 😅😅 3y
CrowCAH Love it; these are amazing! 3y
hilded @CrowCAH glad it made you laugh 😅💗 3y
zezeki This is fantastic! Pride and Prejudice is my favourite! 😂😂😂 3y
CarolynM Thank you! That made me laugh😂 P&P is brilliant! 3y
KarouBlue So funny! 3y
UwannaPublishme 😁👍🏻 3y
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Quarantine day 3

Decided I needed some comfort food to pick me up, so I baked these lemon & walnut scones for lunch 😋 Worked as a charm!

Next up on my agenda for today is giving the apartment a thouroughly cleaning 😆

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Meaw_catlady Wow! That looks amazing!! Keep doing the things that bring your joy! 3y
hilded @Meaw_catlady Thank you, same to you 💗 3y
kspenmoll Looks delicious! Love your photo, feels relaxing. 3y
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As of yesterday, I was put in quarantine for the next two weeks due to travelling in the UK last week. Today was my first day home, and so far it hasn‘t been to hard to work from home. But I guess I have some long days ahead of me! But anything that might help speeding down the virus spreading to fast is good at this point, so happy to do my part.

Started my first #QuarantineBook today, look forward to it!

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙏🏻💗🙏🏻 3y
LiteraryinLawrence Hang in there! 💗💗 3y
Graciouswarriorprincess Sending hugs and happy reading! 3y
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hilded @Graciouswarriorprincess Thank you, hugs right back at you :) 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Sending hugs! We are social distancing at our house for a few weeks. #flattenthecurve 3y
hilded @BarbaraTheBibliophage Smart! Sending hugs back your household:) 3y
Suet624 💕💕 3y
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Yesterday we went on this beautiful hike along the White Cliffs of Dover, and suddenly up on the cliffs this secondhand bookstore shows up. So sweet.

Had to share the scenery, so pittoresque, like taken out of a Jane Austen novel. Felt like I was part of the #Poldark series 😅😍

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erzascarletbookgasm Stunning view and a cute book store. 3y
Velvetfur That sounds like a fantastic day! I'm happy for you 😊 3y
Texreader Brilliant! What a perfect day! 3y
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Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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What a great book, one that certainly lived up to the hype. I almost couldn‘t believe it wasn‘t fiction. The story was deeply disturbing, but the writing was really good, the story engaging and I didn‘t want it to end. Very compelling, but heart wrenching 💔

#Booked2020 - child/parent memoir
#AtY2020 - sparsely populated area

*Pic from my current location at Isle of Man, great reading spots here*

TrishB Beautiful pic ❤️ 3y
Cinfhen Stunning photo and great reading spot and choice 💜 3y
Suet624 Beautiful photo. 3y
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Amok: a story | Stefan Zweig
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Finished this one for #Reading1001 almost in one sitting. A passenger travelling from India to Europe telling his rather unsetteling story to a stranger about how he went amok during his last days in India. Important underlying message, still relevant today in some countries. Not very likeable characters, but I really liked the writing - it pulled me right in. My first Zweig, will definitely read more! 4⭐️

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#Booked2020 - read in a day

Cinfhen Zweig is meant to be a genius with his story crafting 3y
hilded @Cinfhen Yes, I can see why! I think my next one will be the tagged, it‘s been on my TBR for ages. 3y
hilded #AtY2020 - mode of transportation on cover 3y
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Cinfhen That‘s the one I‘ve seen the most!!! I think I might try it too 3y
alisiakae Every time I see the word amok, I think of Hocus Pocus. 🤣 Nice review! 3y
BarbaraBB You should read Chess Story indeed. It‘s so good! 3y
hilded @BarbaraBB Excellent, looking forward to it 😊 3y
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The Martian | Andy Weir
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Finally have this one checked off on #audio years after the hype died down. I liked it, the reader was very good! Quite entertaining, even though it was a bit repetivitive and technical at times.

3.6 ⭐️

#Booked2020 - made me lol
#AtY2020 - related to Maxmiliam Hell

Cinfhen This book did offer a wonderful amount of humor 💕good choice 😊 3y
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Picked up this graphic memoir from #Libby by chance, and very glad I did! Really good memoir about the author‘s upbringing. The illustrations and backstory were strong. Good one.

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Tanisha_A Nice review! It's on my list too. 🙂 3y
hilded @Tanisha_A Thanks :) I hope you‘ll enjoy it 🤞🏻 3y
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