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JennyM

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Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
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Things My Son Needs to Know about the World | Fredrik Backman, Neil Smith
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Funny and relatable to most owners of little humans, Backman offers words of wisdom for his young son to read in the #future. #movember

Megabooks Such a good book! 5h
JennyM @Megabooks I was either snorting with laughter or crying with empathy 5h
Cinfhen This sounds like a lovely #OneSittingRead 5h
JennyM @Cinfhen it is - super short and sweet 5h
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Litsy is full of #beautifulstranger (s) who have become beautiful friends. And this lovely little package and card arrived today as a reminder of that. Thank you Nerrisa @Rissreads for your thoughtfulness 💜#movember

Cinfhen Awww, that‘s so lovely and so true😍and this book is meant to be excellent 1d
Rissreads You are very welcome. Litsy has really been a shining light in my life. The people are amazing. I hope you enjoy the book. 😘 1d
JennyM @Cinfhen lovely to come home to x (edited) 1d
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JennyM @Rissreads it really is a special place. And I shall be stalking your TBR to send you something, unless there‘s a book you‘d particularly like. Thanks again, Riss. It means a lot 😘😘😘 (edited) 1d
Rissreads Please don't feel obligated I have way too many books to read!🤣🤣🤣 1d
JennyM @Rissreads you can never have too many books to read!!! I‘ll do some sleuthing 🕵️‍♀️ (edited) 1d
Kalalalatja What a lovely cover! 20h
BarbaraBB I loved this one 19h
JennyM @BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja it‘s such a beautiful looking book. And I‘m really looking forward to reading it! 19h
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This sounds a fun read!

#ghosttown #movember

batsy It's on my list too! I heard that a previous book of hers is also good 2d
JennyM @batsy I‘ve not heard of that one before. Sounds good 👍 2d
Cinfhen This does sound fab 2d
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Bookishthoughts Cool cover! 2d
TheSpineView It was a fun read. Hope you enjoy! 2d
JennyM @TheSpineView that‘s good to hear. I‘ve not seen to much about it but it sounds great! 2d
JennyM @Bookishthoughts I think so, too. Looks fun! 2d
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My plans for this #weeklyforecast 📚

JennyM @Megabooks I‘m looking forward to it 👍Hope you are doing ok and are feeling better each day x 2d
Megabooks Thank you! I am 😁 2d
Cinfhen Ohhhh, the Swallows sounds really good!!! And you know I LOVED 2d
Kalalalatja The tagged book sounds really interesting! I‘ll look forward to your review ☺️ 2d
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The Summer Book | Tove Jansson, Thomas Teal, Kathryn Davis
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There is so much love for this book about one summer spent on a beautiful island (#laislabonita) by Sophia and her grandmother. I must get to this soon 🏝 #movember

Abailliekaras Love love love this book ! 3d
erzascarletbookgasm Love this 👍 3d
Cinfhen Need to pick this book up!!! Another one I‘m adding to #PotentialBookClub list 3d
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batsy Great choice! Adding to the lovefest for this one 💙 3d
Cathythoughts Lovely post 3d
LeeRHarry Such a quiet, gentle read 💕 3d
Freespirit I loved this book.❤️ 2d
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Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel | Taffy Brodesser-Akner
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For this week‘s #bookreport, I finished Testaments on 🎧 and it ended up a so-so for me. I finished and enjoyed the new Sarah Bailey (an 🇦🇺 author) and am now in the middle of Fleishman and King. I‘ve put Fleishman down for a few days - it‘s just not pulling me in. BUT, all the 🌟 for King‘s writing memoir. Brilliant, funny and just what I need to get my creativity flowing as I finish a rather dull paper for work.

rachelk Yes! ‘On Writing: Memoir of the Craft‘ is brilliant! 3d
JennyM @rachelk he is so smart and so funny! It‘s a fantastic read! 3d
Cinfhen I‘ve heard others say that Fleishman is a tough start. I‘ll be curious to see if anything changes next week. Thanks for sharing your weekly reads!!!! 3d
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TrishB I might wait for Fleishman on a kindle deal. 3d
JennyM @Cinfhen @trishb don‘t let me put you off cos it‘s probably more me than the book. But I do feel like I‘m reading something different to what‘s been hyped. I‘m not getting all the nuances or the characters at all...I‘m mainly doing a lot of eye rolling, so it‘s probably just me being a grump 😬 (edited) 3d
JennyM @Hooked_on_books I wish I‘d read it years ago! 3d
Cathythoughts I loved Fleishman... but I didn‘t have any preconceived idea of it ... & I missed the hype 🤷🏼‍♀️ 3d
JennyM @Cathythoughts I‘m gonna give it another try in a day or too. You and I usually have similar taste in books, so you have me wanting to keep going. It hasn‘t helped reading it while being away and tired, so I do think my headspace is a factor in it. X 3d
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Advice from one of most #iconic writers of our time on how to #expressyourself. Bumped this up as my next read - I‘ve heard it‘s a little gem 💎 #movember

CarolynM 👏👏👏 5d
TracyReadsBooks Love this book! It‘s an excellent read. 5d
JennyM @CarolynM thank you! The book prompt fairies were looking over me when I packed this one for my work trip 🧚‍♀️ (edited) 4d
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JennyM @TracyReadsBooks if the foreword is anything to go by, I‘m in for a treat! 4d
Cathythoughts In always hear great things about this book 👍🏻❤️ 4d
JennyM @Cathythoughts Cathy, it‘s brilliant. I really think you‘d enjoy it. I imagine it being great on audio, as I believe Mr King narrates it himself 4d
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Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel | Taffy Brodesser-Akner
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I‘m away with work for a few days, which means lots of time peopling and me generally finding myself #crave (ing) for quiet time with my book (which is very good after a not so sure start). But my room is lovely and, if you squint hard enough, you can see kangaroos sun-baking on the lawn past the water 🦘 #movember

squirrelbrain Ugh, peopling... looks a lovely place though! 6d
Cinfhen that‘s pretty fantastic/ getting to see Kangaroos lounging in the sun!!! This book is HIGH up on my radar so I‘ll be very curious to see your review (edited) 6d
JennyM @squirrelbrain it‘s tiring being sociable all day. And then it‘s drinks and dinner, and I just want my bed and book 😩 6d
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JennyM @Cinfhen they are super friendly 🦘as well. The book is good, but it took me a little getting used to. It felt a bit contrived and gimeky for the first 50 pages. But then it seemed to settle, and now I‘m really enjoying it. I will be so interested to see how you find it. 6d
TrishB Enjoy your break 😁 know that feeling! 6d
Cathythoughts Lovely pic ! I hope you enjoy the book ... I really did. As for being sociable all day & THEN dinner & drinks .... I hear you. Some people thrive on it ... I‘m with you , I find it exhausting .. and over the years I‘ve got better at excusing myself early 👍❤️ 6d
Lizpixie We stayed at a campground at Lake Conjola on the south coast of NSW a few years ago, the place was crawling with kangaroos, possums, birds, wallabies & wombats. They‘d come up to the tent looking for food with joeys hanging out their pouches.🦘 6d
erzascarletbookgasm Ooo, 🦘 enjoying the sun! Looks like a lovely place. Hope you‘ll enjoy some quiet time in the night. 6d
Tanisha_A Lovely view! Enjoy! ❤️ And, I want to read this too. 6d
LapReader That looks like a place I stayed at in the Hunter. 6d
batsy Boo to the constant peopling! But yay for this stunning view. Hope it's not too taxing and you get to enjoy 💛 6d
LeeRHarry There‘s so much buzz about this book atm, hope you continue to enjoy it😊 6d
Buechersuechtling @JennyM @Cathythoughts I perfectly understand what you‘re saying. I am so like-spirited. I don‘t like peopleing and I‘m not good at it, either. But please, Cathyhoughts, reveal some of ways of credibly excusing yourself, maybe I can use them also. I mean, what can one say: “Excuse me, I need some me-time for reading.” surely is no clever idea, is it❓ 6d
JennyM @TrishB @Cathythoughts it‘s just so much hard work talking to people. Hats off to extroverts! And I seem to have found my groove with Fleishman now. No chapter headings, different narrators and lots of middle-aged man talk about porn threw me! But I‘m enjoying it now 😂 6d
JennyM @Lizpixie @lapreader we‘re at Hope Island on the Goldie and there are kangaroos everywhere!! 6d
JennyM @erzascarletbookgasm thanks Jessie. I‘m snuggled up now fully peopled out! X (edited) 6d
JennyM @Tanisha_A @LeeRHarry thanks lovelies. This one is getting lots of hype - wasn‘t sure at first but I‘m into it now 😘 6d
JennyM @batsy I knew my Litsy peeps would understand! Peopling is hard! 😘 6d
JennyM @Buechersuechtling @Cathythoughts I‘m learning to stay for as long as I can and then excuse myself when I‘ve reached my peopling limit 😂. I‘m usually one of the first to leave but I think people do understand - they know I‘m quiet and there are always a few other introverts who will leave when you do. (edited) 6d
Cathythoughts @Buechersuechtling @JennyM I don‘t have any magic wand excuse ... but there was a time I would have been afraid of drawing attention to myself or of being rude by leaving early .... now I feel stronger in myself & simply say goodnight & thanks! & I don‘t care if I‘m the first to leave anymore. I‘ll only end up wrecked & really stressed if I stay too late 🤷🏼‍♀️hope that‘s helpful ❤️ 6d
Cathythoughts Re the book , I remember the middle aged men & the porn was annoying at the time. But the rest was so good , I kept on going. And I‘d forgotten all about that side of it till you mentioned it there 6d
Buechersuechtling @JennyM @Cathythoughts Thanks for reminding me to stand up for my own well being. I think that counts as magic wand. ✨ 6d
Itchyfeetreader This made me laugh. I have just unashamedly run away from a weekend with colleagues in the midst of 2 weeks of peopling and dived into this book! 3d
JennyM @Itchyfeetreader hope you manage to sneak away as often as possible. I was only 3 days away and, man, I‘m so glad to be home!!! Peopling is hard!!😊 (edited) 3d
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Atonement | Ian McEwan
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#sorry (and sorry for the terrible 🎥 tie-in cover) #movember

erzascarletbookgasm This book ❤️💔. The cover‘s not that bad, some others are worse! 1w
batsy It's OK, you never have to apologise for James McAvoy 😁😍😍 1w
JennyM @erzascarletbookgasm @batsy lol...they just look so intense with their longing stares 😆 1w
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Cinfhen Still on my TBR!!! And im agreeing with @erzascarletbookgasm @batsy cover isn‘t bad although I see what you mean about those angsty faces 1w
Kalalalatja This is the movie that made me crush on James McAvoy 😍😍 but I‘m with you on the cover! 1w
Cathythoughts Yes they do look intense ! I don‘t know what it is about Keira Knightly, but I can‘t take to her ..... I really want to read the book though (edited) 1w
batsy @Cathythoughts I'm swooning over James' face, Cathy #shameless 😂 Agreed, I too can't quite warm to Keira ... Not sure why. The book is very good ❤️ I was so emotional by the end of it. 1w
Centique @batsy *swooning here too* #synchronisedswooning Did you see him in Becomjng Jane? One of his earliest movies. Apparently not that accurate about Jane Austen but I didn‘t care cos I was in lurve..... Now I‘m going to have to go watch that again. 1w
Centique And oh yes - what a book! One of the biggest emotional roller coasters ever, I totally loved it. 😍 1w
batsy @Centique Yessssss! Swoon central! 😍 I have to say I loved the movie despite accuracy issues. And now I want to watch it again, as well 😂 1w
batsy @Centique Also, that hashtag 🤣 1w
JennyM @batsy @Kalalalatja @Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm @Cinfhen @Centique so it looks like we‘re all team James, not so much Kiera! 😆 - it‘s a very good read though (edited) 1w
batsy Apologies @JennyM for camping out in your comments to swoon over McAvoy 😂🙈 1w
JennyM @batsy 😂😂😂 drool away, it‘s all part of the #synchronisedswooning 1w
Tanisha_A Joining y'all in #syncronisedswooning. 🤤 And, I feel like watching the movie too @batsy and @Centique 😁. I think tonight 1w
KarenUK Love this book and movie so much! And I love Keira! #teamkeira 😂 ... that green dress! That library scene! And #syncronisedswooning may be the best hashtag ever! @cinfhen @jennym 7d
JennyM @Tanisha_A @karenuk love it! Hope you enjoyed rewatching the movie 🎥 7d
Freespirit Another great book! 2d
JennyM @Freespirit how are things looking with you, Sally today? Hope you are doing ok xx 1d
Freespirit Better today. Tomorrow they are predicting a hot windy day :( xxx 1d
JennyM @Freespirit I‘ve just been reading about the expected conditions tomorrow. Pls let us know if we can help in anyway. Stay safe and thinking of you xxx 1d
Freespirit Thanks @JennyM 😘😘 1d
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Where the Dead Go | Sarah Bailey
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My latest read has a #gonegirl theme, with the disappearance of a 15 year old girl and the murder of her boyfriend. Halfway through, I‘m liking it and have no clue who‘s done what or why🕵️‍♀️ #movember

Cinfhen Hmmmmm, sounds REALLY good!!! Is it YA?? I really liked Gone Girl but I find most books didn‘t really hold up to that comparison so I‘m intrigued by this one. 1w
JennyM @Cinfhen not YA, but no way near as good as Gone Girl, although I am enjoying it. Very police procedural and it‘s also book 3 in a series, and I think you kinda need to read the others to get the main detective character 1w
Cinfhen That‘s good to know!! I‘ll pass ~ thanks 😊 1w
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JennyM @Cinfhen and I see I‘ve missed half the prompt off #girlsgonewild and got it completely wrong 🤪 It‘s a Monday 🙄 (edited) 1w
Cinfhen It works for me 🙌🏻🎉😊 1w
Centique PS the fabric you‘re wearing looks gorgeous - makes a lovely photo! 1w
JennyM @Centique thanks my lovely. It‘s my favourite long skirt - I just about live in it all summer 💐 1w
Centique @JennyM it‘s gone from winter to summer in about 3 days here so I‘m currently trying to find enough summer clothes - and I‘m definitely envious of your skirt! 😍 Are you in Aus? 1w
JennyM @Centique it‘s always so sudden the change in seasons. Although I‘m in Brissie so it does tend to just be varying degrees of hot 🥵 1w
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Jane Steele | Lyndsay Faye
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Jayne Eyre as a serial killer 😮 Suffice to say, there‘s no #rescueme in this reimagining - I think she might save herself! #movember

Kalalalatja Loved this! 1w
JennyM I need to read - I always hear good things 1w
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Freespirit Oooh I like the sound of this😊 1w
writerlibrarian She has indeed saved herself 😀 1w
JennyM @writerlibrarian @Freespirit it sounds fantastic! 1w
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Where the Dead Go | Sarah Bailey
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Top ones are my #bookreport for the week: enjoyed all the print books, particularly Lady in the Lake, which I didn‘t expect to as it‘s been getting mixed reviews. Still going with The Testaments on 🎧 but #unpopularopinion, if it wasn‘t an Atwood, I think I might have bailed 😬

Bottom ones are my #weeklyforecast. Tagged book is #3 in an Aussie cop series (Jane Harper-ish) & I CANNOT wait to get Fleishman that‘s waiting for me at the library!!!

Eggs 💗Lisa Jewell 1w
JennyM @Eggs I really liked this latest one. Again, I‘ve seen mixed reviews, but I thought it was one of her better ones...couldn‘t put it down 😊 1w
Cinfhen I liked Lady in the Lake and LOVED Bad Blood!! I‘m dying to read Fleishman but I‘m waiting for the paperback version available in April!!!!! 1w
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Cathythoughts I listened to The Testaments too. Not sure I could have read it. It‘s on for our Bookclub this Friday , so it will be interesting to hear what the ladies think. I did not think it a prize winning book. 1w
JennyM @Cathythoughts I think watching the TV series has spoilt it for me. I feel I know where it‘s going. And I suspected I‘d feel like this - it has big shoes to fill 1w
JennyM @Cinfhen I have high expectations for Fleishman! 1w
Cinfhen I was VERY disappointed with 1w
JennyM @Cinfhen I‘m definitely with you on that. 1w
Cathythoughts I loved Fleishman 👍. I have Bad Blood on my kindle , but I‘m not inclined to read it 🤷🏼‍♀️... maybe I‘ll try soon 1w
TrishB Fleishman only my radar at some point! Looks great. 1w
JennyM @Cathythoughts @trishb I got very excited after your review, Cathy. Looking forward to getting my mitts on it 1w
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All the birds singing (#Music to my ears 😉) has been on my TBR for a while. Hoping to get to it by the end of the year....along with all the other ones I‘ve convinced myself I‘ll get to! #movember

Cathythoughts Lovely cover & sounds really good 👍❤️ 1w
Cinfhen Or you could wait until #Booked2020 .... this would work for a prompt #SneakPeek 1w
JennyM @Cinfhen oooo, happy days! My groaning end of year TBR says thank you! 😆 1w
JennyM @Cathythoughts it‘s been one that I‘ve been meaning to get to...gets looks of praise 1w
Cathythoughts Cindy is really teasing us with her #sneakpeek 😂😂 @Cinfhen 1w
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Art Matters | Neil Gaiman
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I #cherish books like this because I can read them with my kids, and it gives us a beautiful way to talk about the importance of spending time engaging with art of all forms. And it‘s also doubly special because the beautiful litten @Tanisha_A sent it to me ♥️

#Movember @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Lovely 💕 2w
Tanisha_A Love and light ❤️ 2w
Cathythoughts Oh how lovely 💕 2w
batsy Love this post ... Beautiful 💙 2w
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The Family Upstairs | Lisa Jewell
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A bit of a family-saga, murder mystery spanning 20 years - and just the brain candy I needed! Even though it was a little implausible, particularly near the end, I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed it!

CarolynM I've just posted about giving away some books as I reorganise my library and there will be more in future. I'm sure you understand why I'm not offering to post books to everyone, but if there's some you'd like I'd be very happy to post to you. 🙂 2w
JennyM @CarolynM oh thank you, that‘s really kind. I completely understand about postage, particularly with books that aren‘t light in weight! But thank you for thinking of me also. It‘s very generous 😘 2w
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The Family Upstairs | Lisa Jewell
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I enjoy a good Jewell, but I‘ve heard mixed reviews about this latest one, so we shall see.

Cathythoughts I hope it‘s a good one 🤞🏻... keep us posted 👍🏻♥️ 2w
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Bad Blood | John Carreyrou
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House cleaned✔️ Work & emails ✔️ Kids‘ homework✔️

Time for my 📚 🛋 🍭 (and, 😯 this book is fascinating!)

BarbaraBB I listened to the podcast about this case. Fascinating indeed! 2w
LeeRHarry This book was brilliant! Glad you‘re finding it interesting 😊 2w
cjk Great book! One of my favorites this year. 😊 2w
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JennyM @BarbaraBB @LeeRHarry @cjk it‘s the stuff of urban legend! I can‘t believe she got away with it all for so long. Unbelievable but totally fascinating- can‘t put it down! 2w
Kalalalatja I listened to the audio, and it was just mind blowing! 🤯 2w
JennyM @Kalalalatja I was thinking of you while I ate my lollies. They don‘t look as yummy as the ones you sometime have 😋 2w
Cathythoughts I have on kindle 👍🏻. Sounds liked ye really liked it 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2w
Kalalalatja I just had a big bowl of candy yesterday, and it was awesome 😄🍬🍭 2w
JennyM @Cathythoughts it‘s just so unbelievable I can‘t get my mind around it. I‘ve disappeared down a google rabbit hole reading more about it🐰 2w
JennyM @Kalalalatja self-care comes in many candy flavours 😘 2w
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It‘s time...

kspenmoll Enjoy!!! 4w
CarolynM I think you'll love it. Hope so🙂 4w
LeeRHarry I have this one on my shelf - looking forward to your thoughts 😊 4w
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JennyM @LeeRHarry @kspenmoll @CarolynM oh my goodness, I‘m loving it!!! Everyone is right...it‘s so good. Lee, I think you‘d love it too x 4w
LeeRHarry @JennyM oooh goodie! 😊 I‘ll bump it up the pile 😊 glad you‘re enjoying it! 4w
TrishB I didn‘t see your tag! Oh I love this series 💜 hope you do. 3w
JennyM @TrishB no worries. I so loved it...👍 3w
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Hallowe'en Party | Agatha Christie
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Congrats on your 50k #LitsyMilestone 🥳 And thanks for such a generous giveaway 😘

In Australia, Hallowe‘en isn‘t really a big thing, and we rarely get trick or treaters. And this year we will be spending the evening at an end of year school celebration - so not spooky at all. But I do enjoy seeing all the spooky posts from lovely international littens 👻

#spooky50k @MatchlessMarie

JennyM And I‘m so sorry @MatchlessMarie - I have chopped your head off on my repost 😘😘 1mo
MatchlessMarie @JennyM No worries!! 👻 Thanks for playing! 1mo
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We read The Christmasaurus last year as our family read and loved it. So we are all rather excited that our pre-order of the next book arrived. Hurry up December so we can start reading it 🦖🎄

Rissreads What a gorgeous cover ❤💚 1mo
JennyM @Rissreads I‘m hoping it‘s as magical as the first, as it really made the lead up to last Christmas special. 1mo
Tanisha_A A big hiiiiii to Ruby and you! 1mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A big squish back at you from us 🤗 1mo
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We Are Okay | Nina LaCour
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The grief and loneliness is palpable in this beautiful little book. So well done.

TrishB I thought this was a good read too. And the cover ❤️ 1mo
kamoorephoto I really loved this one...such a great book 💙💓 1mo
JennyM @kamoorephoto @TrishB it gave me all the feels and a few tears! The cover is really gorgeous 1mo
valeriegeary Oh how I loved this one! 💔❤️ 1mo
JennyM @valeriegeary I devoured it in one sitting. So good! 1mo
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Mehso-so

When Mia‘s long-term boyfriend asks for a break, she finds herself embarking on a humanitarian trip that takes her from the slums of Mumbai to the refugee boarder crisis in Europe.

While there were moments I enjoyed,I felt this was essentially a light romance and a bit of a fluff read. Maybe it was my expectations & not the book, but I was expecting more depth and so was left a bit disappointed. 👍 for the cover though 🐝

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🐝 🐝 School hols again with the kids, which means I can go to the library and get my holds when they arrive 🐝 🐝

LeeRHarry Cute cover 😊 2mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry it is cute and cheery looking. Hope Tuesday has been kind 😘😘😘 2mo
LeeRHarry @JennyM well not really but it is a short week here with Friday off for Grand Final prep 😏 hope you had a fun Tues 😘 (edited) 2mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry oh no! Here‘s to a short week - May it go super, super quickly. Sending hugs 🤗 2mo
LeeRHarry Thanks Jenny 😊 2mo
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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel | Mary Beth Keane
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After getting a lot of mixed reviews of late, I was a bit hesitant going in. However, after getting through the first very slow chapters, I found myself firmly in the ‘I-love-this-book‘ camp. Centering on two families over a few decades, we are taken through the suffering of life - trauma, loss, addiction, mental illness and more. But I saw the hope, and the power of compassion and forgiveness. This one will linger in my thoughts for a while.

Cathythoughts Oh very good ! I‘m so glad you liked it. I know I just felt a bit “ meh” ( I believe this is a word I‘ve seen around Litsy 🙂) anyway , so I felt a bit “meh” when I finished it 🤷🏻‍♀️..... I trust that” after book feeling. “ But, there is loads of love for this one. That‘s great you liked it 👍🏻♥️ 2mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts I nearly bailed after the first few chapters though - so slow and boring. But then it took off for me and I was totally in. I can‘t wait to hear your thoughts on this one next...I‘m desperate for my copy to come in the library (edited) 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm I look forward to reading this! 2mo
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TrishB Looking forward to giving it a go! 2mo
Cathythoughts Oh I‘m loving Fleishman 👍🏻. It‘s so good , I‘m about over half way now .... so engaging. I listened to the author talking about the book on a YouTube interview & really liked her too. 2mo
Tanisha_A Nice review, bub! Looking forward to it. 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A thanks my lovely. Has your package arrived yet? I think it should be there any day now according to tracking. Xxx (edited) 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Helloooo! I just got an email from office that they have received the package. I am traveling right now for work, but will be back to Hyderabad early next week, will collect it then. Yayyyyy! 🥰❤️ 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A safe travels!!! Glad it‘s arrived. Book mail is always fun to come home to x 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Yesss, thank you! 🎈🥳 2mo
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Fat Fridays | Judith Keim
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Friday night is gym night... & I forgot my book 😱😱😱

Cathythoughts My little granddaughter just started gymnastics 🤸‍♀️... looks like a great set up where you are. Oh dear !! The book though 😬.... I‘m sure you‘ll find something book related to do 👍🏻 2mo
TrishB Noooo 😱 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm No! Hope you‘ll find something to read on your phone? 2mo
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Trashcanman 🤗🤗🤗🤗 2mo
saresmoore Oh, no! I‘ve noticed that when I‘m reading, I can almost ignore the musty, sweaty smell. 😝 2mo
Kalalalatja Hope you made it through alright! 😅 2mo
Tanisha_A Oh the horrors! 2mo
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The Devil and Webster | Jean Hanff Korelitz
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Loving this so far...oy, the snark 🙌

TrishB I have this on the pile- you may have pushed it up a bit more. More university pettiness?? 2mo
JennyM @TrishB I enjoyed it. It‘s a LOT of University pettiness but with a bit of a twist. I can see why some think it‘s a bit pretentious, but I think that was kind of the point, and it worked for me. (edited) 2mo
TrishB I‘ll get to it eventually! 👍🏻 2mo
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Tin Man | Sarah Winman
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Tanisha_A This is so cheerful. I always find sunflowers so cheery! 2mo
LeeRHarry Great choice - loved this one 😊 2mo
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TrishB Lovely 💕 2mo
batsy I love this cover too 🌻 2mo
KarenUK I love all three covers I‘ve seen for this book.... 😍.. and the book inside is wonderful too! 💕 2mo
Kalalalatja Love this edition 😍 2mo
sudi Lovely 🌻🌻🌻 2mo
BiblioLitten My favourite flower 🌻 2mo
Freespirit Loved this book 1mo
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Keeping Lucy | T. Greenwood
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LeeRHarry Nice! 😊 2mo
Cathythoughts Very nice 2mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts @LeeRHarry just started it today- good but sad so far. 2mo
Tanisha_A I love the contrast - rusty of the boxes and fresh of the oranges. 2mo
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Lanny: A Novel | Max Porter
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Magical, whimsical...I really liked this. Part 2 was my fave - I thought it very cleverly captured the small village way of life. The ending was a bit abrupt but, overall, it‘s a pick from me.

Booksnchill Loved this as well! 2mo
Kalalalatja Glad you liked it, too! 2mo
JennyM @Kalalalatja @Booksnchill it was good. Quirky but worked for me 👍 2mo
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Tanisha_A 👌 review! Looking forward to it. 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A I reckon you‘ll enjoy it, T. Hope you have a lovely weekend planned xx 2mo
Tanisha_A Thanks lover! I have to move to a new house at the end of this month, and traveling for work next week, so this weekend is about packing some of the stuff. Ugh! Hope you are having a good one! 💜 2mo
Freespirit Loved this too! 1mo
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The Novel Cure: An A to Z of Literary Remedies | Ella Berthoud, Susan Elderkin
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Kalalalatja So pretty! 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm The book sounds interesting! Love the title too! 2mo
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TrishB Lovely 💕 2mo
sudi Pretty cover ❤ 2mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful pic 2mo
Tanisha_A #titlecrush #covercrush Everything! 😍 2mo
LeeRHarry That‘s so cute! 😊 2mo
JennyM @RaimeyGallant @Kalalalatja @erzascarletbookgasm @TrishB @sudi @Cathythoughts @Tanisha_A @LeeRHarry - it‘s a gorgeous book, and one you can dip in and out of. @karenuk gifted it to me and, as we know, she always has impeccable taste! It‘s gorgeous 2mo
KarenUK Awwwww @jennym ! I‘m blushing! ☺️🥰 2mo
BiblioLitten Pretty! And am curious about the book too. 😍 2mo
JennyM @BiblioLitten it‘s a great book to dip in and out of x 2mo
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Kensuke's Kingdom | Michael Morpurgo
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day4

I think most people have been tagged now, but come on over and join in if you would like to and haven‘t yet. Let‘s see your covers.

erzascarletbookgasm I think we have this.. but I haven‘t read it. 2mo
Tanisha_A 🤩 2mo
Libby1 Lovely book. 2mo
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Megabooks Beautiful!! 2mo
JennyM @erzascarletbookgasm it‘s a lovely read, Jessie. 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A @Libby1 @Megabooks it really is a beautiful cover and lovely book 2mo
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Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day3

If you have time and want to join in, I‘d love to see your fave covers over the next 7 days. 1 cover a day, no explanation, and tag 1 other @BiblioLitten 😘 🧁

LeeRHarry I think we have the same bench top! 😂 nice pick! 2mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry of course we do! 😆 Nightmare taking photos at night - the glare!!! 2mo
LeeRHarry @JennyM I know, shocking! 2mo
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Tanisha_A This cover is the cutest! 2mo
Cinfhen Loved this book!!!! Cupcakes are too cute. Shoutout to the author @anniehartnett 💛 2mo
JennyM @Cinfhen @tanisha_a birthday cupcakes. My baby turns 7 tomorrow 😭 2mo
Cinfhen No way!!!! Happy birthday 🎈🎉🎁🧁🍰 2mo
saresmoore 7 is a big milestone! It feels like a real shift. Congratulations & happy wishes to you both! ♥️ 2mo
KarenUK Beautiful cover and cupcakes! Happy birthday to your little‘un !💕💕💕 2mo
Tanisha_A Aw! Happy birthday to your baby! 🎂🎈🥳🎁 2mo
youneverarrived Great photo 💛 2mo
JennyM @Cinfhen @saresmoore @KarenUK @Tanisha_A - thanks everyone. He‘s very excited (and been on countdown to it for ages!). 😘 (edited) 2mo
JennyM @youneverarrived it‘s a good read, too 😘 2mo
gradcat Such a lovely cover & photo! ♥️ Happy birthday wishes for your child! (edited) 2mo
JennyM @gradcat thank you 😘 2mo
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The Man I Never Met: A Memoir | Michael Rosenberg, Adam Schefter
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❤️ 9/11 ❤️

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#7days7covers #covercrush #day2

If you have time and want to join in, I‘d love to see your fave covers over the next 7 days @LeeRHarry 😘

LeeRHarry Thanks for the tag Jenny 😘 - I will go off and raid the bookshelves 😏 2mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry yippeee...I know you‘ll have some beautiful covers xx 2mo
Tanisha_A Gorgeous! 2mo
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day1

Thank you for the tag @KarenUK @CarolynM 😘

I‘ve posted this a few weeks ago, but I love the cover so much, here it is again 🍁 ❣

If you have time and want to join in, I‘d love to see your fave covers over the next 7 days @Tanisha_A @Chelsea.Poole

Megabooks That is a great cover! 2mo
Tanisha_A Ahhh! This is such a nice challenge. Love what you chose today. I will post too. 😘 2mo
Kalalalatja Lovely cover! 2mo
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Cinfhen Ant wait to get to this book and your cover is 👌🏽 2mo
Chelsea.Poole Thanks for the the tag! I have this on hold at the library and it should be coming in soon. Gorgeous cover! 2mo
KarenUK 😍😍😍😍😍 2mo
BarbaraBB Glad you joined! I was going to tag you tomorrow 😀😘 2mo
JennyM @Megabooks @Kalalalatja @KarenUK @Tanisha_A @cinfhen @BarbaraBB @chelsea.poole it‘s such a gorgeous book, and the cover is truly beautiful 2mo
Cinfhen For what it‘s worth, I was going to tag you as well 😘😘and while I‘m at it @TrishB have you been tagged yet???? I‘d love to have you join / I was going to ask for Thursday 2mo
TrishB Cool 👍🏻 I think Jenny W tagged me originally and I haven‘t started whilst away! Will have a think 😘 @Cinfhen (edited) 2mo
JennyM @Cinfhen @trish_b - thanks Cindy, and glad you‘re joining in too, Trish! I‘m enjoying seeing everyone‘s covers 2mo
Cinfhen Ok!!! Great @TrishB so I‘m tagging you on Thursday( my last day) 💕💕and I‘ve been loving all the covers too!!! Of course makes me want to go out and purchase all the books!!! 2mo
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Station Eleven | Emily St John Mandel
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I know I‘m very late to the party, but I‘m finally here to add my love! Absolutely wonderful and completely unexpected, especially from a post-apocalyptic novel, I was wrapt! Thanks to Tanisha again for gifting it to me 😘

JenReadsAlot I still haven't read it! 2mo
BeckyMerilatt She‘s got a new book out in March! 2mo
JennyM @JenReadsAlot it‘s worth the wait! Hope you enjoy when you get to it 2mo
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JennyM @BeckyMerilatt I will definitely be reading that sooner rather than later! 2mo
Tanisha_A Ooh! I am happy that you enjoyed it. 🧡 Waiting for the next one! 🤞 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A I hope to go to the post office tomorrow to send your parcel on its journey to you. 😘😘😘 2mo
Kalalalatja It took me by surprise as well! Such a great read 👌 2mo
Erinreadsthebooks This is one I couldn‘t wait to buy when it came out and is still unread on my shelf. I‘m bad about that... 2mo
JennyM @Kalalalatja it was unexpectedly brilliant! 2mo
JennyM @Erinreadsthebooks you are in good company....I do that all the time! 2mo
LeeRHarry Glad you enjoyed it! 😊 2mo
Cathythoughts Such a wonderful & memorable book ♥️💔 2mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry @Cathythoughts it was very good and I‘ll definitely remember it, particularly as after reading about a killer flu, I‘ve woken am up with a killer sore throat and headache! Now that‘s a good book 😆 (edited) 2mo
Cathythoughts Mind yourself ♥️... hope that sore throat & headache disappear fast 😘 2mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts thanks my lovely friend. I‘m working from home today, so at least I can keep myself quiet. 😘 2mo
Tanisha_A Squeeeee! Thanks love! 2mo
Tanisha_A Take care! ❤️ 2mo
LeeRHarry @JennyM oh no! 😔 hope you feel.better soon! Rest up and take care 💕 2mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry @Tanisha_A thanks guys. It serves me right for being smug about missing all the winter bugs 😬 2mo
Rissreads ❤💚💜💙💛 2mo
Rissreads Better late than never! 2mo
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This started out well (it‘s quite funny) but, at 100 pages, I just don‘t feel like picking it back up. So it‘s back to the library...maybe I‘ll try again in a few months

CarolynM I've never got Peter Carey I'm afraid. And, don't shoot me, but I've never seen the charm of Leunig either. 2mo
JennyM @CarolynM I went with your 100 page test before I bailed, too! Just wasn‘t holding my attention and I felt no desire to pick it back up. 2mo
Freespirit I am not a fan either😳 2mo
JennyM @Freespirit I‘m not either..shush, we won‘t tell anyone😉😘 2mo
Freespirit 👍🏼🤫 @JennyM 2mo
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1. I was a Roald Dahl kid, so probably the tagged book.
2. Most recent I can think of making me laugh, and cry, was Lily and the Octopus 🐙
3. Another recent one I enjoyed was A Nearly Normal Family
4. Pancakes, with syrup and🍓
5. Consider yourself tagged 😊

Thanks for the tag @Cathythoughts and @Eggs for hosting

Cathythoughts My girls ( & me ) LOVE Charlie ♥️♥️♥️ 2mo
Cinfhen Ohhhh, I loved Lily too!!!!! And pancakes 🥞 ( see my favorite breakfast choice 😂) 2mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts I‘ve enjoyed reading it again with my kids. Still magic! 2mo
JennyM @Cinfhen you have the best taste in books and breakfast! 😘 2mo
Eggs Thanks for playing Jenny 🥳🥰 2mo
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Whatever It Takes | Jessica Pack
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Saturday-ing hard 🍺 📖 ☀️

TrishB Have a good one 😘 2mo
Kalalalatja Looks lovely! 2mo
Tanisha_A Saturday Saturday! I like your way of partying! 😘 2mo
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batsy Perfect 💕 2mo
valeriegeary Ooooo! I love the cover! 2mo
JennyM @valeriegeary it‘s very pretty 2mo
JennyM @batsy @Tanisha_A @Kalalalatja @TrishB thanks guys - it was a very chilled Saturday arvo. Hope you‘ve had a good one, too 😘😘😘 2mo
BiblioLitten A very pretty cover💙 2mo
JennyM @BiblioLitten it is pretty! Hope all is good with you. 😘 2mo
BiblioLitten @JennyM Yup💕😘 Had a wonderful weekend at Niagara. My current read made me think of you. Read ? 2mo
JennyM @BiblioLitten that sounds a great weekend. Glad you had a great time. And that‘s a good book! Hope you enjoy 😘 2mo
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It took me a while to settle into this one, but I am so glad I stayed with it. Lyrical and bitingly raw - and the cover is just 😍

emz711 #fall 📚🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂 2mo
JennyM @emz711 I know...it‘s just beautiful 2mo
merelybookish I love that cover! Better than the US version. 2mo
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Kalalalatja That cover 😍😍😍 2mo
JennyM @merelybookish @Kalalalatja I‘m so glad you all appreciate it. I was obsessing over it‘s loveliness last night...my husband just didn‘t get it 🙂 (edited) 2mo
Cathythoughts That is a beautiful cover ♥️✨✨ 2mo
Tanisha_A On my list! 😍 2mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A do not buy, I‘m sending you it x 2mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts it‘s very autumnal (as we head into spring over here 😉) 2mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Eeeeeee! Why are you like that! 🥰❤️ 2mo
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Ooofff, this book 💔 A hard-hitting, very realistic portrayal of three generations of women as they face older, middle and teen age. At times it was very difficult to read, and I shed more than a few tears. But it was done so well and the ending was a surprise.

Upfront TWs for self-harm and suicide.

TrishB I think it may have a different title here? 3mo
Cathythoughts Great review 👍🏻I‘m stacking .. must check out about the different title 3mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts @trishb I always find it funny when they change the title. Hope you‘ve both had a good week 😘 3mo
Freespirit Great review...stacked @JennyM 😍 3mo
JennyM @Freespirit another great piece of new #ozfiction! 2mo
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Station Eleven | Emily St John Mandel
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It‘s always a good day when you come home to book mail from friends. Thanks so much, Tanisha for sending me this. I cannot wait to read it. You‘re a kind heart & a beautiful friend ❣

LeeRHarry Oh this is such a good read - hope you enjoy! 😊 3mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry I cannot wait. It‘s been on my list for a long time! 3mo
Buechersuechtling I “read” this as audiobook and loved it. So I hope you enjoy it, too. 3mo
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Tanisha_A Yay! 💙 I would love to know how you like it. 3mo
JennyM @Buechersuechtling I have high hopes! 3mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A and just as I was coming out of the house, your other parcel arrived. Thanks my friend ❤️ 3mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Lovely! I want to send you some Indian bookmarks and a postcard too. Will get to it as soon as I get some time. 💚 3mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A oh how lovely, but you don‘t need to. You‘ve been so generous already. I‘m collecting a little parcel of things - will let you know when it‘s on the way 😘😘😘 3mo
Tanisha_A @JennyM Love! 🥰 2mo
Rissreads One of my all time favourites. I'm looking forward to what you think. 2mo
JennyM @Rissreads I‘ve just started it and so far it‘s very👍👍👍 (edited) 2mo
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I‘ve heard VERY good things about this one, and when I picked it up from the library on Friday I was told I was in for a beautiful, heartbreaking treat 💐

LeeRHarry You find the best books Jenny! I‘m definitely stacking this one 😊 3mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry you know that we have such similar tastes - I‘ll read anything you recommend 😘 I think you‘ll enjoy this one. I‘m a 1/3 in and it‘s 👍 (upfront TWs though in the book for self-harm and suicide) x 3mo
LeeRHarry @JennyM I know, but you‘re crippling my TBR 😂😘 thanks for TWs with this book. 3mo
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Kalalalatja Pretty pic! 3mo
JennyM @Kalalalatja spring has spring! Looking forward to more holiday pics- hope you‘re having fun 😊 3mo
Kalalalatja How lovely! And I‘m having a great time. It is our last day tomorrow, and I‘m both looking forward to going home, but not ready for my vacation to end 😅 3mo
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The Last House Guest | Megan Miranda
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I think this might have been better in print - the audio was 💤

Buechersuechtling What a pity. When this happens to me it‘s usually the other way 'round (better in audio than in print). I imagine the way you experienced it to be even more cruddy. (Don‘t know, why. Just a feeling.) 3mo
JennyM @Buechersuechtling yep...there wasn‘t much thriller to it! 3mo
Tashreads Oh dear, I have the audiobook reserved 😬😬 2mo
JennyM @Tashreads I hope you like it better than me! 2mo
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The Gifted School | Bruce Holsinger
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After a morning of serious gardening, I‘m settling in for an hour of sunny backyard reading. I though I might hate this book - school has been a bit bumpy with my 6 year old and I‘m over the focus on academia - but so far so good 👍

Joanne1 I hear you on school being a bumpy ride. I have an 8 and 10 year old and it hasn‘t always been smooth sailing for them either. 3mo
Tanisha_A Love all the colours of this picture! Happy weekend, love! 3mo
JennyM @Joanne1 they put them under so much pressure don‘t they?! And I think childhood is so brief, let them enjoy it. X 3mo
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JennyM @Tanisha_A it is a glorious day, T ☀️ 3mo
Buechersuechtling I like that cover – and the nice weather you have. Here, it‘s already like autumn 🍂 is peeking around the corner. *sigh* (edited) 3mo
JennyM @Buechersuechtling European summers are always over so quickly. This is our winter, but it‘s Queensland - the sunshine state - so it‘s always warm and sunny 🌞 (edited) 3mo
Centique What a gorgeous winter day! I wish we‘d done a Queensland trip this winter. 😍 3mo
JennyM @Centique I do love our winters 😘 3mo
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A Place Called Winter | Patrick Gale
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Tucked up in bed on my wild Friday night with this gorgeous book. I‘m trying to read it slowly so I can savour it. I think @TrishB put it on my radar, and I could hug you for it. Lovely read 🧡

TrishB I loved Harry ❤️ a heart aching read! 3mo
Cathythoughts He‘s very good. - I think I have this book on kindle ! I‘ve only read one so far & it was brilliant too 3mo
JennyM @TrishB @cathyreads I don‘t want it to end! I will definitely be reading more by him. Thank you for recommending him 😘 3mo
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The Subjects | Sarah Hopkins
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A group of kids destined for juvenile detention are given a reprieve and sent to an alternative ‘school‘. It looks like they are part of some sort of weird experiment, but for what isn‘t clear, and the methods are dubious at best.

I have read some fantastic #ozfiction this year, and this has to be up there as one of the best! Very much in my wheel house. Great read!

Cathythoughts Great review! Is it very upsetting? Id like to stack .. a bit afraid of cruelty towards young people .... if there‘s hope then that‘s ok 3mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts there isn‘t any cruelty directly, but as we learn about each child, we do learn their individual traumas that have led to their being at the ‘school‘. Without revealing spoilers, I‘d say it‘s really about psychology and research studies. But I always think, if in doubt, then maybe not - always plenty of other books to read 😘 3mo
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My Name Is Leon | Kit de Waal
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Leon is a 9 year old forced into foster care and separated from his baby brother. His story is heartbreaking and made me cuddle my little ones closer. However, I just couldn‘t get into the story like I was expecting. I read De Waal‘s second book, which I loved, but this is so very different. Maybe a case of going in with too high expectations - it was just not as good as I hoped it would be.

Cinfhen Awwww, I‘m sorry you didn‘t love it but sometimes high expectations kill a good book!! 3mo
JennyM @Cinfhen yep...I think that definitely happened with this one. 3mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Oh my goodness, I loved this book so much. Leon❤️ 3mo
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MrBook Nice review! 3mo
JennyM @JanuarieTimewalker13 I wanted to love it as much as A Trick To Time but I just couldn‘t get into it (edited) 3mo
JennyM @MrBook thanks my friend. And glad to see you settling into your new home 🏡 3mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I have to read that one! 3mo
MrBook @JennyM ☺️🤗🤗🤗🤗 3mo
Kalalalatja Sorry it wasn‘t a hit, but now you have made me want to read her second book even more! 3mo
Cathythoughts I couldn‘t get into this one either 🤷🏻‍♀️. Yet really loved The Trick to Time 3mo
JennyM @Cathythoughts they are such different books aren‘t they?! I‘ll be interested to see if you like her second book @Kalalalatja - I loved it! Xx 3mo
Cinfhen And it‘s funny but I was really disappointed with 3mo
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Room for a Stranger | Melanie Cheng
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As part of a home share scheme, an Asian university student moves in with a 75-year old spinster in suburban Australia. An unlikely friendship is formed, but each are facing their own life difficulties, and with outcomes that impact both of them.

I didn‘t connect with the story as I would have liked, so it kind of missed the mark for me. But it‘s a different story that touches on some of the big issues (racism, ageism), so I‘m giving it a pick.

CarolynM I liked her writing in Australia Day, so I'm looking forward to this one. 3mo
JennyM @CarolynM it‘s good, I‘d just have liked a bit more character development. She could have gone a lot deeper into some of the issues. Hope you enjoy x 3mo
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Augusta is the quirky twin, the clever one who doesn‘t quite fit in, while Parfait is raising his siblings in war torn Burundi. Worlds apart they are, yet this is their story. And, my goodness, it is lovely. The writing is simple and poignant - which did feel a bit YA for me at first - but literally had me weeping at the halfway mark. Lovely 💫💕

Tanisha_A Sounds a lovely read. Great review! 3mo
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TrishB Lovely review, so I hop over to kindle and it‘s on a limited deal offer for 99p 😁😁 thanks 👍🏻 best tell Cathy too @Cathythoughts 3mo
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Cathythoughts @TrishB yes I was thinking this one looked good .... Thankyou I‘m on it 👍🏻♥️ 😊 (edited) 3mo
Cathythoughts Thanks Jenny 👍🏻♥️ 3mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A @TrishB @Cathythoughts thanks lovelies. It‘s quite an emotional read, but has that mixture of sadness and hope. I hope you enjoy - and especially for 99p 😘 3mo
TrishB I‘ve just finished! God, I had a little cry in the middle 😪 a really good read. 3mo
JennyM @TrishB yep, it was the middle that got me! Glad you enjoyed 😘 3mo
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