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Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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Thank you @Captivatedbybooks for a great #nightmareswap 👻 package! Looking forward to reading all the books and strategically placing the 👀 around the house. Love the bookmark and will enjoy the treats (all good picks too) while drinking out of the adorable fall mug. 🍁🍂 Happy Halloween 🎃
@LibrarianRyan Thanks for hosting 😃

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Great historical fiction about the Salem witch trials, from the POV of the daughter of one of the women who refused to confess, Martha Carrier and was hanged as a witch. Written by a descendant of Martha Carrier.😯
Received as part of the #screamathon swap Thanks @Stacypatrice for a great read!

Stacypatrice Yay!! I‘m so happy you enjoyed it! 3w
Reggie Yeah, wow, I wonder how that pass down goes in the family. Stacked. 3w
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Woo hoo Thursday come quick! #nightmareswap has arrived 💀🎃
@Captivatedbybooks @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan Yeahh 3w
Captivatedbybooks Sorry i forgot to post! I wanted to let you know Sunday i placed it in the mail. Work‘s been crazy 🥺 3w
Captivatedbybooks I forgot to include the gift receipt for the books. I bought them at B&N so if you wanna exchange let me know i‘ll give you my email addy it was bought under 😉 3w
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Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard | Lawrence M. Schoen
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Today's thrift store find

A distant future, no humans remain but there are anthropomorphic elephants 😯🐘.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Interesting 🤔 1mo
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Dark Harvest | Norman Partridge
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It's Halloween and if you ever want to get out of this town, you'd better get the October Boy before the clock strikes midnight 🎃🔪💀.

Part of my #screamathon swap haul Thanks for the spooky read @Stacypatrice !

Stacypatrice Yay!!! 1mo
sprainedbrain Great book🖤 1mo
Reggie Ohhhh this book... the people are totally the monsters. When he goes back to his old house...😭😭😭. 1mo
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4thhouseontheleft 🧡👻🖤 1mo
Addison_Reads @Reggie That part really got to me when I read it and that's been a few years ago and I still remember it. 😞 1mo
Reggie @Addison_Reads Right?!! 1mo
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Linesman | S. K. Dunstall
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Loved this character driven military space opera, revolving around energy systems called lines, worked by linesman, that may be sentient. Audio was excellent.

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Omens: A Cainsville Novel | Kelley Armstrong
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#screamathonphotochallenge day 3 #tarotreading
@4thhouseontheleft

Cainvilles is a great series with murder mysteries, serial killers, supernatural, the Wild Hunt, slow-burn romance AND a tarot reading Aunt Rose!

ravenlee LOVE this series! 2mo
4thhouseontheleft 💜🔮 2mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome photo 🧡🖤 2mo
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4thhouseontheleft 🙌 🙌 2mo
Reggie Dark Harvest and The Devourers!!!🖤🖤🖤 2mo
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Dark Harvest | Norman Partridge
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#screamathon @Stacypatrice so awesome! All the books look great and I love the Dark Harvest cover. You made great choices, I know I left it open which can be hard but I'm looking forward to reading all of them. And the King! LOVE IT! Plus so much cute, the bat pez 🦇❤, plus the lip balm 😍 and stickers brought such a smile to face, Thank you. Oh and all the PB yumm.
Great way to start October 😀
@4thhouseontheleft Thanks for hosting!👍

sprainedbrain Oh I loved Dark Harvest! Such a great October read. 🎃 2mo
4thhouseontheleft Those lip balms are cute! 👻🎃 2mo
Stacypatrice Yay!!!!! 😱🔪 2mo
AmyG Yes...love the lip balms! 2mo
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Screamland | Harold Sipe, Hector Casanova
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#screamathon @Stacypatrice The cutest wrapping!😍 🦇👻🦇

@4thhouseontheleft

erzascarletbookgasm So cute! 2mo
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#nightmareswap in on the way to @EH2018, should arrive on Thursday 💀🎃👻

@LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan Yeahhhhhh 2mo
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Remnant Population | Elizabeth Moon
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On a distant planet, where a small rural earth colony is being relocated off planet by the owning corporation, Ofelia and an elderly woman decides to hide rather than leave. Mostly motivated by finally having some alone time. 😄
Except she ends up being the first contact for a highly intelligent but low technology alien species.

crazyspine I like that quilt 2mo
mreads Thanks 😃 2mo
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Dying for Chocolate | Diane Mott Davidson
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Thank you @AmyG for a wonderful #cozyswap package. I can't wait to dig into all the books ! And the chocolate 😄! The coffee is great, I've already had some this morning in the fantastic mug. The tea towels are so cute and I like the smooth ones rather than the loopy so they're perfect. What a great way to start the fall season.
@Avanders

AmyG You‘re welcome! 🍁🍂🍁🍂 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon Love that towel. 2mo
Avanders Ooh how wonderful! 🎃♥️🍁 and what a great selection of books! 😁🔪📖♥️ 2mo
mreads @Avanders 😁 Thanks for hosting! 2mo
Avanders My pleasure 😘🍁♥️ 2mo
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Scribe: A Novel | Alyson Hagy
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batsy Yes! I love this cover, too. 2mo
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#screamathon package is on the way to you, @Stacypatrice, should arrive Monday. 💀👻😱🎃

@4thhouseontheleft

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readordierachel Fantastic cover! 2mo
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The True Deceiver | Tove Jansson
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saresmoore Lovely! This is going on my wishlist, for sure. 2mo
batsy Yes, I love this cover. 2mo
Cathythoughts Love this one ♥️ 2mo
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This Tilting World | Colette Fellous
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The Stolen Bicycle | Wu Ming-Yi
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Leftcoastzen Nice cover! 2mo
sudi Love this one 😍 2mo
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Here | Richard McGuire
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Unusual and interesting graphic/comic novel (?)

A single space and corner of a room over hundreds of thousands of years.

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The Devourers | Indra Das
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Velvetfur That's SUCH a gorgeous cover 😊 2mo
batsy Lovely! 2mo
Soubhiville I love this one too! 2mo
TheLibrarian I adore this cover!!! Purchased the book because of it. 2mo
Nute I would purchase this book just for the cover art! 2mo
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The Girl in Red | Christina Henry
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Little red riding hood retelling, there's a plague and possibly something else loose in the world but Red will be safe if she can manage to hike to her grandmother's house in the, you guessed it, woods.😄

@Naj Thanks for the tag
#7days7covers #covercrush Day 1

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#cozyswap is on the way should reach @Kshakal on Monday. Forgot to put my handle on the card but it's on the box. 😀🍁🍂🎃

@Avanders

Avanders Oooh 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🍁🧡☕️📖🔪🍂🎃♥️ 2mo
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An 'exploration of sibling love in the face of trauma over the course of a millennium' flipping back and forth in time on the years' of Haley's comet and intertwined with the story of Hanzel and Gretel. Strong LGBTQ themes/presence.

So yeah, not for everyone but I loved it! 5⭐

Reading from my swaps this month as much as possible so Thanks again to @BookNAround for the book and @leslieO helping keep my place with this fabulous bookmark.

BookNAround I‘m glad you enjoyed it. 😁 3mo
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They Called Us Enemy | George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
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Graphic memoir George Takei's centered on the years his family spent in a Japanese internment camp when he was a child. 5⭐

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Samra Habib memoir of growing up first as a persecuted Ahmadi Muslim in Pakistan then as a refugee in Canada. As she gets older coming to understand and accept her queerness and exploring what that meant in terms of her faith.

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Admiral | Sean Danker
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Four people wake from stasis, the narrator who is surprised to be an Admiral and three recent graduates from the Imperial academy. All confused at being awake in a empty ship on a desolate world. Mostly a survival story though the "Admiral" is very sketchy about who he is.

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Untitled | Unknown
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Thought this might be of interest.

This is in the US, hosted by the Smithsonian you can search on a specific museum, interest or by zip code.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/search/?q=

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Vessel: A Novel | Lisa A. Nichols
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Big #s this month due to the graphic novels. #WITmonth was a success with about 3/4 translated!

Very excited for September, I've decided on a month of science fiction and fantasy (also including anything speculative) and nonfiction science.

Hope to read swap books and booktube has an apocalypsathon challenge. There's also latinx-a-thon for National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept 15 - Oct 15 that I think I have SFF books for the challenges.

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Core of the Sun | Johanna Sinisalo
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A bit shorter it would be a pick. #WITmonth
Finnish dystopian novel set in the current day but about a 100 yrs ago there was selective breeding of women to be submissive, (eloi) for sex and procreation, while intelligent, independent women are relegated to menial labor and sterilized.(Morlocks) We follow Vanna raised as an eloi but secretly intelligent whose growing addiction to illegal chili peppers leads her on an adventure.
#booked2019

Cinfhen Hmmmmmm....Interesting 😜 3mo
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The Merciful Crow | Margaret Owen
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Excellent YA fantasy were all, magic user or not, belong to a bird caste system from the royal phoenix to the plague undertaker crows. We follow the prince feeling the evil queen with his hawk bodyguard double hidden among a band of crows.

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Cress = Cress | Marissa Meyer
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Oh dear, Cress is so weepy it was almost too much. Thankfully the rest of the gang was there too.

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#cozyswap has arrived! Little puncture but dosen't look like anything came out or was damaged and I spy some pretty polka dot paper 😄 . Enzo wants to open it now!
@Avanders

AmyG Nothing could come out of that little hole. I am happy it got there. And yes....many polka dots! 3mo
Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🧡☕️📖🔪💛❤️ 3mo
Reggie What a cute dog!!! 3mo
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I don't know if this is a pick or a so-so it's hard to rate cause it was sooo sad. Mathea is 99, she's had a lifelong social disorder where she can't stand to be around people but is longing for connection.
#WITmonth

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The Property | Rutu Modan
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Starting to wrap up #WITmonth with two graphic novels from Modan, both with a family mystery of sorts, nice full color illustrations and okay stories. The Property (tagged) story was better than Exit Wounds IMO.

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Hollow Kingdom | Kira Jane Buxton
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Mehso-so

Despite a great premise and loving S.T. (& Dennis) this never went anywhere and the ending made no sense.

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Mostly of a history of the 1893 World's Fair, which is quite fascinating with a large dash of serial killer added for spice. #audiocrafting for the #cozyswap

#nonfiction2019 something with an unlikable character (that would be the serial killer Holmes, though by all accounts he was incredibly charming 😉) @Riveted_Reader_Melissa

Amiable I loved this book 3mo
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The Complete Persepolis | Marjane Satrapi
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Persepolis - Satrapi's graphic memoir of her childhood and coming of age in Tehran and Europe during the Islamic Revolution.

Embroideries - a look into the sex lives of Iranian women as they chat during after dinner tea. (Graphic novel)

#WITmonth

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Spooky Weird! | Anh Do
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I'm the worst at answering these types of questions but here goes

1. Snickers? I love all candy (except sour/hot/coconut) so you can't go wrong here.
2. Not gory but probably not cute either, like suspenseful and weird twists are a bonus.
3. Craft supplies seems like 😁, but no actually nothing.
4. Werewolf? Probably cause I'm a dog person 😃.
Nothing specific
#screamathon

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Vessel: A Novel | Lisa A. Nichols
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Fast paced thriller revolving around the mystery of what happened to a space exploration team, when only the pilot makes it back six years after losing contact and she has amnesia. Solid 4⭐, a few things resolved conveniently but on audio they didn't distract.

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Oooo! Sounds good! 3mo
batsy Yes, I too like the sound of this! Thanks; never really saw this mentioned anywhere else and it sounds like my kind of sci-fi 🙂 3mo
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Vessel: A Novel | Lisa A. Nichols
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#audiocrafting while listening to the tagged book, sci fi with mystery and possibly some horror ? About a quarter of the way in and it's really good.

@cobwebmoth making use of the kit you sent in the #makerswap. I got some larger canvas and another tube of blue paint but that kit had everything needed and I had a great time painting. Thanks again!😀

cobwebmoth Oh, they look awesome! I'm so glad you enjoyed it.☺ 3mo
Bookwm85forever The artwork looks awesome!! 3mo
Soubhiville Those are cool! I especially like the top one with some purple in it. 💜 3mo
llwheeler Wow, looks awesome! 3mo
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The Goddess Chronicle | Natsuo Kirino
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Two sisters, one destined to serve the realm of light and one to serve the dark in this novel that reimagines the ancient Japanese creation myth of Izanami and Izanaki.
From Cannongate who apparently has a whole series of myth retellings. Who knew? 😮
#WITmonth

rwmg I liked this one enough to put one of her novels on my wishlist 3mo
mreads I would definitely read more from her, Out has been on my TBR for awhile 3mo
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Just in time for #bookmarkswap opening day! Thank you @TorieStorieS for the wonderful handmade bookmarks and a book! The book sounds really good look forward to reading it.

@LibrarianRyan all packages received.

TorieStorieS Yay!! Glad you like them!! 😊 3mo
Crazeedi Perfect!!❤❤ 3mo
LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 3mo
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Bookmark Days | Scot Gardner
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Woo Hoo #bookmarkswap I received so many amazing bookmarks! Thank you to @ulrichyumiodd @allureofbeauty @leslieO @Jee_HookedOnBookz
And to @LibrarianRyan for hosting (the matching, emailing and tracking must have been like having a second job)

ulrichyumiodd You‘re welcome! 😄 I hope you‘ll enjoy reading with them! 3mo
mreads @ulrichyumiodd I hope that Wilmington memory was a good one, you didn't say ...... 😁 3mo
ulrichyumiodd @mreads It is! I remember the few days I spent there fondly 😊 3mo
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LeslieO You are welcome! Enjoy! 3mo
LibrarianRyan wow, look at that haul. I admit this swap had way more work than most of mine, but I am so enjoying seeing everyone's hauls. I haven't even opened mine yet, but I will the minute I get through all my Litsy notifications. 3mo
LibrarianRyan BTW, your last one has been mailed. It should be there today. 3mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego A fabulous haul. 🔖🏷 3mo
allureofbeauty 🖤🖤🖤 3mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz I hope you like the Toni Morrison one.. So sad to hear of her passing... What a great loss! Hope you like the handmade ones too..! I'm not very creative as you can see, but I tried 😅 3mo
mreads @Jee_HookedOnBookz l ❤ handmade, they're great. I had no idea there had been a Toni Morrison movie I'm definitely going to search that out, hopefully Netflix 🤞 3mo
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Planetfall | Emma Newman
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WOW! @slightlyfoxed #staycationintimeswap #sits Thank you for everything SPACE !!!! I'm planning a SciFi September reading and these are all going on the TBR. The little bag filled with pins, notebooks and skincare (Space is tough on you skin 😁) I'm intimidated by the coloring book but the pencils are so neat and I'm looking forward to trying the tea in the mug. Loved that you went hard on the sci fi, everything's awesome. ❤
@Chrissyreadit

Avanders So neat!! 🌌🌌💙 3mo
catiewithac That mug 😍 3mo
wanderinglynn Love the pins! And the mug. Awesome haul! 💙🚀 3mo
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slightlyfoxed Yay! I hope you enjoy your space-cation! 3mo
Chrissyreadit So many amazing things for the Staycation!!!!! 3mo
mreads @slightlyfoxed absolutely! How could I not, hope you enjoy yours half as much. 3mo
mreads @Chrissyreadit yes! And Thanks to you for such a great idea and for hosting. Looks like it should be an annual swap 😉 3mo
Chrissyreadit I will do it again next year if I am able. I loved it. 3mo
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Essays on black feminism, no-nonsense point of view and has no problem calling 'bs' multiple times 😀. Excellent on audio, narrated by the author.

#nonfiction2019 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa something from another point of view

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I enjoyed this one on audio too! 3mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa You are really whipping through these right now! 3mo
Amiable You‘re almost done! 👍🏼 3mo
mreads @Amiable so close 😁 3mo
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How to Do Nothing | Jenny Odell
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Meh. A philosophical manifesto on the benefits of doing nothing. Nothing being sitting in nature and observing.

#nonfiction2019 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa something personal

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Sorry it was meh, it sounds like it should have been more.... 3mo
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Bunny's Staycation | Lori Richmond
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Chrissyreadit ❤️🥰👏🙌🎉 3mo
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Colette considered this "the nearest I shall ever come to writing an autobiography." Published in 1932 it's eroticism and discussion of desire is subtle compared to today.

#WITmonth #readingwomenchallenge2019

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