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Oryx

Oryx

Joined June 2016

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The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Grady Hendrix
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The Library Book by Susan Orlean
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Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
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The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff
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Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
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The Long Walk by Stephen King
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Fake Accounts | Lauren Oyler
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My little book haul today. And my hat, because it matched the colour scheme.

Megabooks I loved fake accounts! 9h
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When in Scotland. Our Airbnb has the most amazing mugs.

Itchyfeetreader Love this - where abouts are you? I am hoping to see the new year in Oban. If we make it, it will be the third year trying ! 11h
Oryx @Itchyfeetreader Edinburgh. It's very Christmassy just now - it's lovely. 11h
Itchyfeetreader Oh lovely. Embarrassingly for all my time in and near Newcastle I have never been in Edinburgh outside of mY through September 🙈 11h
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Itchyfeetreader Enjoy your trip! 11h
Oryx @Itchyfeetreader thank you. Fingers crossed for Oban for you! Will you get over to Mull? I love Mull. 11h
SamAnne That is a great mug! 9h
Leftcoastzen More reason to go! I‘d love to! 😄 8h
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Woodlands | Oliver Rackham
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Close up for you @Soubhiville - I haven't seen these before but they look fabulous

IndoorDame Ooh, pretty! 14h
Soubhiville They‘re beautiful! 14h
TrishB Lovely ♥️ 14h
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squirrelbrain So pretty! ❤️ 13h
Leftcoastzen Lovely! 12h
Tamra Fabulous! 10h
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Topping & Company | Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Bookstore)
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More book store eye candy. Book ladders!

Soubhiville Wow! Those nature patterned books in the bottom right photo are intriguing. 14h
LeahBergen 😍😍 14h
squirrelbrain ❤️❤️❤️ 13h
Bookwomble I went to Topping and Co in Bath a couple of years ago. A lovely shop that I left with a hefty bookhaul! 13h
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Golden Hare Books | Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom (Bookstore)
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So excited to visit this beautiful bookshop.

RaeLovesToRead 😍😍😍 21h
Chelsea.Poole Lovely! 20h
Cupcake12 This looks lovely x 19h
TrishB Looks fab! 19h
julesG 😍😍😍 15h
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What a beautiful inside cover of this book 🐅

And another deadly predator in the background

Chrissyreadit 😆🙌 6d
RaeLovesToRead And that bookmark!!!! 🥰🥰 6d
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It's Lego building season again. 🦅🔥

AkashaVampie I have this one on my desk!!! 6d
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The Change: A Novel | Kirsten Miller
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Really liking this one - took me a few chapters to get into it, but I'm pretty hooked now. Loving these badass women.

Caroline2 Oh I have this on my kindle too. Glad to hear you‘re liking it. 👍 6d
TrishB Yeah, I wanna be in their gang! 6d
squirrelbrain I have this to read too! Should I suggest a #buddyread @Caroline2 ?! 😬 6d
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Caroline2 @squirrelbrain Yes!! Let‘s do it! 😆 👍 6d
squirrelbrain Yay! @Caroline2 - maybe in a week or so? 6d
Caroline2 @squirrelbrain sounds good! 👍 6d
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Persephone Books | Bath, United Kingdom (Bookstore)
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I was very very lucky recently - found a secondhand treasure trove of Persephone at Oxfam online. These worked out at £4 each and they are like new. I don't even think the covers were opened before. They even have their bookmarks. This is about 4 years of collecting at my normal Persephone rate of about 2 per year.
Excuse the picture - Litsy cut off ted's head.

MicheleinPhilly 😮 Lucky duck! 2w
wanderinglynn What a great find! 😀 2w
LeahBergen Get OUT!!! That‘s wonderful!! 😍😍😍 2w
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Aimeesue Wow! Lucky you! 😍 2w
quietjenn 😍 😍 😍 2w
IndoorDame Great find! 2w
Kimberlone Wow amazing!!! 2w
jlhammar Oh my gosh!! That is amazing! 2w
Ruthiella Awesome find! 🤩 2w
BarbaraBB What a find!! Lucky you! 2w
CarolynM What a bargain! Good for you😁 2w
squirrelbrain Wow, that‘s amazing! ❤️ 2w
batsy Fabulous! 😍 2w
MaureenMc 🤩 2w
Caroline2 Oh wow! That is an amazing haul!! 🤩 2w
Sparklemn Awesome!! 1w
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Miss Buncles Book | D.E. Stevenson
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Sunday nights in November just seem to say Persephone to me.

merelybookish The grey does seem fitting. 2w
BarbaraBB And rightfully so 😉 2w
quirkyreader It ‘s a very good story. 2w
LeahBergen Perfect! I loved this one. 2w
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Let the Right One In | John Ajvide Lindqvist
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At the theatre. Apparently there's a risk of blood splatter in the first row. Not quite sure what I'll think of this one - but I did like the book and film.

TrishB Oh interesting! That looks good, I liked book and film too. 2w
MicheleinPhilly Do they warn first row ticket holders in advance? I‘d be showing up in my rattiest sweats. 2w
Oryx @TrishB it was good. From what I remember very close to the book and film. Would recommend. 2w
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Oryx @MicheleinPhilly yes, they sent an email. Luckily we weren't in the front row 🧛‍♀️ 2w
andrew61 I hope you enjoy. I saw it a few weeks ago and thought it was excellent, a very hard conceptto get right on stage. I've only seen the original film but plan to read the book soon after watching the play. 2w
Oryx @andrew61 thought it was great. The final big scene in the pool was done so well. I expected them to change that. The Royal Exchange is a great venue, isn't it? I always enjoy going there. 2w
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You | Caroline Kepnes
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So excited! Out 25 April 2023. Just in time for my birthday - very nice of Caroline to plan it that way

Alfoster Can‘t wait for this! Love the series!❤️ 2w
Caroline2 Oh wow! I can‘t wait. I love this series. I really like the tv show too even though it‘s gone in a different direction. 2w
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Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights | Bath, United Kingdom (Bookstore)
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What could possibly go wrong?

squirrelbrain Nothing…nothing at all! Oh they have squirrels on their catalogue! 😁 2w
Oryx @squirrelbrain they are adorable. Two books added to my tbr and three ordered for my nieces. 2w
rabbitprincess I got an email from them saying they‘re starting a crime novel subscription service, but it‘s UK only for now 😢 2w
LeahBergen Ooo! 👀 2w
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The Amber Spyglass | Philip Pullman
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I've been waiting for this. Very excited to finally see the Mulefa. Beautiful. Need to see those feet next. Can't wait for season 3.

DivineDiana I didn‘t even know there was a Season 2! 😲 3w
TrishB I need to finish season 2! 3w
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Orpheus Builds a Girl | Heather Parry
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I'm giving this a pick as it's well written and very atmospheric. I enjoyed the device of opposing narrators - Wilhelm, a doctor who wants to bring the object of his obsession back from the grave, and Gabriela, the sister of the girl on the receiving end of Wilhelm's 'affections'. However, it's very very grisly and I definitely skimmed bits for that reason. It's based on a true story, which makes it even grimmer. ⬇️

Oryx If you are in the mood for something Gothic and pitch black, you might give it a go. But make sure you have a strong stomach. 3w
squirrelbrain Great review, but doesn‘t sound like it‘s for me…! 3w
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Orpheus Builds a Girl | Heather Parry
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Rainy Sunday. This book is creepy

Avanders You‘re speaking my language here… ☺️ 3w
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After reading Fly Girl, which was ace, I went down a rabbit hole and somehow ended up with these ordered (all second hand though).

julesG Wally Funk sounds interesting. I'll that that. 4w
Oryx @julesG sounds really interesting. Currently I'm OBSESSED with For All Mankind TV show, so anything about space travel I'm all in. 4w
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The Mist | Stephen King
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Almost Halloween - time for the bleakest film ever made.

ju.ca.no Oh god this movie😳😭 1mo
Oryx @ju.ca.no it's brutal 1mo
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Made myself a little inflight snack and drink situation to go with this book, which I'm loving.

squirrelbrain Perfect pairing! 1mo
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Orpheus Builds a Girl | Heather Parry
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The lovely people at Blackwell's were able to get me a signed copy of this one when I wasn't able to make it to the event. It sounds so interesting from the blurb, but I don't know much more about it than that, so hoping it's good.

squirrelbrain Lovely! 1mo
TrishB Look forward to your review 👍🏻 1mo
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Library of Congress | Washington, DC (Library)
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Thanks for the tip @Susanita - The library of Congress was beautiful. Well worth a visit.

IndoorDame Wow! 1mo
LeahBergen Ooooh! 😍😍 1mo
Susanita I‘m so glad you liked it! 1mo
Gissy I have visited in a Río us occasions and I can visit a million times more📚🙌 1mo
TrishB Lovely ♥️ 1mo
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Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe | Washington, DC (Bookstore)
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My purchases @squirrelbrain

TrishB I enjoyed Severance 😁 1mo
squirrelbrain Great books; although I haven‘t read either, I‘d like to… and is that a bag or a sweatshirt hiding behind?! 1mo
Aimeesue ❤️❤️❤️ Kramerbooks - haven't been there in forever, though. Severe ce was great. I still think about it sometimes. 1mo
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Oryx @squirrelbrain Yes 😇 eventually all my clothes will be from book shops. 1mo
Cathythoughts I started to watch Severence on Tv. I think it‘s based on this book. It‘s good ! 1mo
Oryx @Cathythoughts Oh is it? I watched the first episode and I liked it - will watch the rest. Didn't connect that this might be the same. Now, I wonder should I finish the series before I start the book or vice versa? 1mo
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Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe | Washington, DC (Bookstore)
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Don't you love that feeling walking into a book shop. This one is lovely!

MicheleinPhilly 😍😍😍 1mo
squirrelbrain Oooh lovely! Did you leave room in your suitcase to bring books home?! 1mo
RaeLovesToRead 😍😍😍 ooh! 1mo
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Oryx @squirrelbrain yes, but they are too $$$$ here so I have to stop. Bloody exchange rate terrible. 1mo
TrishB Lovely ❤️ 1mo
SamAnne One of my favorites! Worked there for a hot minute. 1mo
sarahbarnes Yes, I love this bookstore! I haven‘t been there in so long! (edited) 1mo
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Managed to get a little break from work today, so went to The National Air and Space Museum in Washington. After fangirling over the Apollo 11 lunar module (which was so cool) of course I left the gift shop with a book.

Megabooks That‘s a really fun museum! 1mo
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Counterfeit | Kirstin Chen
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Bumped this one up the list after @squirrelbrain 's review. First work trip since the before times. Or as I like to call it, free reading time.

squirrelbrain Enjoy the book, and have a good trip! 1mo
Caroline2 Really enjoyed this one. 👍 1mo
TrishB Hope the trip is going well 😁 (edited) 1mo
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WAITING FOR TED. | MARIEKE. BIGG
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What a strange little book. Per the back cover, 'it charts the destruction oh Rosalind and Ted's relationship at the hand of an expensive chaise longue '. Rosalind wants to be like a Stepford wife on Instagram, but it's not working out quite like she hoped. This is dark and weird and I kind of loved it.

This is my second book from indie publishers Dead Ink, and my second 'pick'. They certainly publish interesting work.

Oryx @trishb Did you visit Dead Ink yet? 1mo
LeahBergen I‘m intrigued! 1mo
TrishB I‘ve been twice and it was closed! I‘ve checked on their web site and it says opening hours tbc, so I‘m not sure if they‘re actually open yet or I‘ve just been unlucky. I‘ll keep you posted. 1mo
Oryx @TrishB Simon Savidge has been - he must be your neighbour as he described it as 'down the road'. His insta photos showed a Dead Ink sweatshirt that I have my eye on, so I think a trip to Liverpool is in order early in the new year. 1mo
TrishB I think such a trip is definitely in order! 1mo
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The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah
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Why do I get the feeling this isn't going to be a 'and they all lived happily ever after' book? Heading into the final third.
Also pictured, my 14-year-old, well worn Salty Dawg saloon hoodie. This pub features in the book.

And thanks to @squirrelbrain for giving me this book.

TrishB Great connection👍🏻 1mo
Oryx @TrishB I don't buy all my clothes in pubs. Most, but not all. 1mo
TrishB To be honest - it‘s much more entertaining than M n S 😁 1mo
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squirrelbrain I love that you have a book / sweatshirt matching vibe going on! 1mo
julesG @squirrelbrain Other people choose matching bookmarks. 😜 1mo
ShelleyBooksie Such a good book 1mo
Oryx @julesG Amateurs 😉 1mo
julesG 😂😂 1mo
Kimberlone That is a very well loved Salty Dawg sweatshirt!! V appropriate for this book! 1mo
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Motherthing | Ainslie Hogarth
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At a book event tonight - how amazing do these two look? Unfortunately the author of Waiting for Ted can't make it any longer, but still excited to hear about Motherthing.

MicheleinPhilly Both of those covers are frightening! 2mo
squirrelbrain Enjoy! 1mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain it was good, but there were only about 10 people at it. I felt a bit bad for the author. She was really engaging and lovely though. Hopefully more people turn up for her next one. 1mo
squirrelbrain That‘s a shame for her. 😞 Hopefully the book will be fab! 1mo
Caroline2 Oh this book sounds fab!! Stacked! 👍 1mo
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Reading Glasses | Jessica Walsh, Amy Hollinger
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Not reading related, but too cute not not share.

Caroline2 😆 2mo
julesG 🤣🤣 2mo
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Leila and the Blue Fox | Kiran Millwood Hargrave
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Beautiful book and lovely story for children with a strong message about the environment. I'm already thinking about who I can gift copies of this to for Christmas.

MicheleinPhilly Wow! That‘s gorgeous! 2mo
Tamra Amazing! 2mo
Tamra I showed my daughter and we ordered it straight away! 2mo
Oryx @Tamra I hope you both love it 2mo
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Gladstone's Library: A Short History | St. Deiniol's Library
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rockpools Confession time. I just bought one as I was checking out… 2mo
Oryx @rockpools I got one last year ❤️ 2mo
rockpools @Oryx I‘ve been after them for a while… 2mo
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Susanita I got one of these too. 😀 2mo
squirrelbrain ❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen @Oryx @rockpools I was just going to ask if they were for sale and if any of you bought one 😆 2mo
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Fairy Tale | Stephen King
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Last morning in the library. I don't think I'm going to finish it, but a valiant effort i think... (PS thanks for the bookmark @jenniferw88 - it's so cute).

@squirrelbrain @trishb @RaeLovesToRead @jenniferw88 @CGainor3 @scripturient @julesG @Mitch @Susanita @rockpools @Leniverse

rockpools 😍 2mo
squirrelbrain You look to be about the same place in the book that I was yesterday… haven‘t had time to read any since of course! 2mo
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Gladstone's Library: A Short History | St. Deiniol's Library
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Any opportunity to read in the sun
#readingretreat

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Fairy Tale | Stephen King
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TrishB Go for it 👍🏻 2mo
Caroline2 I‘m reading this loads today too. It‘s really intriguing 🧐 2mo
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Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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Kimzey How wonderful! 🫖 2mo
TrishB Great pic 😁 2mo
LeahBergen What a great photo! 2mo
Caroline2 Great pic!! 2mo
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The Paper Palace: A Novel | Miranda Cowley Heller
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Great read. Hard to put down. I do love family secrets unravelled slowly. And the location of this one felt so real #readingretreat

@squirrelbrain @trishb @RaeLovesToRead @jenniferw88 @CGainor3 @scripturient @julesG @Mitch @Susanita @rockpools @Leniverse

scripturient I still need to get myself a copy of this one. Thanks for the recommendation. 😊 2mo
squirrelbrain I loved this one!❤️ 2mo
TheLudicReader My fave book of 2021. 2mo
Caroline2 I have this on my kindle, good to know you liked it. 👍 2mo
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Fairy Tale | Stephen King
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I'm only on chapter 4, but I'm already in love with Radar @squirrelbrain @scripturient @julesG @Leniverse

squirrelbrain I know, but I get the awful feeling there might be 💔 to come with her …. 😢 2mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain I know. I'm so worried already. 2mo
TrishB Radar ♥️♥️ 2mo
Caroline2 Me too!! 😁 2mo
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Fairy Tale | Stephen King
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BarbaraBB Wow! Looking soooo good 😍 2mo
TrishB Gorgeous ❤️ 2mo
Soubhiville Beautiful! 2mo
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The Litten Path | JAMES. CLARKE
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tpixie Lovely 🥰 2mo
BarbaraBB 😍😍😍 2mo
squirrelbrain ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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TrishB Beautiful ❤️ 2mo
batsy So lovely 😍 2mo
Soubhiville Wow, just gorgeous. 2mo
kspenmoll Wonderful! 2mo
LeahBergen So pretty! 2mo
Reggie So lovely! 2mo
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Fairy Tale | Stephen King
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Chelsea.Poole Cheers 🥂 2mo
MidnightBookGirl Sláinte! 2mo
LeahBergen Cheers! 2mo
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TrishB It certainly is 😁 2mo
Cathythoughts ♥️ 🥂 2mo
Caroline2 Yum 😋 2mo
kspenmoll How wonderful! (edited) 2mo
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The Wolf Den | ELODIE. HARPER
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I had myself convinced I wasn't going to enjoy this (maybe because I've was disappointed with an ancient Greek female POV books recently, I was afraid this ancient Rome female POV book would be the same). However, I ended up getting sucked in to the story, and quite enjoyed it. It also helped that I'd been to Pompeii, so I liked linking up the places I'd seen with those in the book. Between a pick and so-so overall.

squirrelbrain I got a bit 🙄 with female POV Greek myth books recently too. (Is that a new genre?!) I‘ve thought about reading this a few times but I don‘t think I‘ll rush to it… 2mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain there's definitely a surplus of them being churned out without much thought (I'm looking at you Jennifer Saint). I probably won't rush to read the follow up book, but it was an easy fun read. See the postcard Daisy is 'holding' in the pic? I was using it as a bookmark - thanks for sending it ❤️ 2mo
squirrelbrain Oh yes, I didn‘t notice the postcard - it matched your book! I‘ll let @Caroline2 tell you what happened with her postcard… (it‘s dog-related so you can probably guess!) 😋🤣 2mo
Caroline2 Oh I have this on my kindle, glad to hear it was good. And yep, Rory ripped Helen‘s postcard to pieces!! 🤦‍♀️ 😆 2mo
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Darkmans | Nicola Barker
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This has been on my shelf for 14 years. Today I decide if I'll ever read it. I have no idea why I bought it, it doesn't really seem like my thing. I've also brought Flamingo out for in case I hate Darkmans. But I've got to give it 50 pages at least before deciding... Let's see.

squirrelbrain It all sounds a bit serious to me… but you‘ll love Flamingo if Darkmans doesn‘t work out! 😁 2mo
MicheleinPhilly I loved Flamingo too! 2mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain Darkmans is in the charity shop pile and I'm enjoying Flamingo instead 😃 2mo
squirrelbrain There was a reason why it was on your shelf for 14 years then! 🤣 2mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain now there's a lovely space open, just waiting to be filled ... 2mo
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Three | Valrie Perrin
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I really loved this. I love how the story of the three friends is slowly revealed, and the mysteries set up at the start are gradually resolve. But more than that, it's one of those books that you just live in, and are totally immersed.

squirrelbrain So glad you loved it! I need to get round to reading this soon…. 2mo
TrishB Great review. I loved it too ❤️ 2mo
Oryx @squirrelbrain I think it's right up your street Helen. 2mo
BarbaraBB Lovely review. I must read it soon too. Keep postponing because my expectations are sky high! 2mo
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Fairy Tale | Stephen King
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I love the spine on this. Saving it for our reading retreat at Gladstone's in a few weeks for an in person buddy read with @Leniverse and @scripturient and @julesG

scripturient Wohoo!!!! 😍😍😍 2mo
julesG Oy! I'm going to buddyread with you too. 2mo
Oryx @julesG oh excellent - I was scrolling back to see who was in but I missed you! Sorry 2mo
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Oryx @julesG fixed 😉 2mo
julesG Got the kindle version when it released. Offered to not put it off on #MountTBR but buddyread with all of you. 2mo
julesG Thanks 2mo
Leniverse Crossing my fingers that my copy will actually arrive before our reading retreat. 😆 2mo
MatchlessMarie I love the idea of an in person reading retreat 😍 2mo
IndoorDame Ooh, yes! I think more cover design artists should give thought to doing something cool like that so you‘ll enjoy looking at it on a bookshelf as much as off 2mo
julesG @Leniverse Fingers crossed. Should it not work out, you're bringing your kindle, right? Then I might be able to share my copy with you. 2mo
julesG @MatchlessMarie An in person reading retreat buddyread and readathon. 😁 2mo
Leniverse @julesG I am definitely bringing my Kindle. But hopefully the hardcover will arrive. (And hopefully it will have the cool spine. Apparently they're only doing that for the first print run.) 2mo
LeahBergen Lucky you! I‘m always so envious of these retreats. 🥰 2mo
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Three | Valrie Perrin
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Gradually making my through this. It's a very vividly created world - reading it feels like fully stepping into their lives. It's pretty long, so I'm taking this one slow and steady and I think that suits the book. It seems like it's not one to rush.

Megabooks This is a buy-soon TBR read for me! 3mo
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Kindred | Octavia Butler
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My £3 book haul from the charity shop - pleased with this little stack.

Caroline2 That‘s a great stack. I loved kindred. ❤️ 3mo
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The Holiday | T.M. Logan
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Audiowalking with Daisy. But can we miss the rain?

LeahBergen I love this photo of wild Daisy!! 😆😆 3mo
TrishB Woah 😮 go you two! 3mo
BittersweetBooks Awesome photo, Daisy looks so happy! 😊 3mo
squirrelbrain I hope so! 🤞 Daisy doesn‘t care though! 3mo
Soubhiville What a great picture! She looks so happy. 3mo
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This was was great. Sylv.ie is an artificial intelligence "Doll" designed to be a mistress to a rich man. In many respects it reminded me of Clara and The Sun, but I think explored a world of AIs more thoroughly and with more story. It develops lots of interesting feminist themes around sex/sex work, and women's roles/identities. Sylv.ie was a compelling narrator, moving from innocence to a bleak understanding of the reality of her life.

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A Madness of Sunshine | Nalini Singh
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Not only did I start the book club book in time, I also finished it. I enjoyed this - I don't read masses of crime books, I'm just a dabbler, and will bail if I'm not into it, but I liked this one. It did remind me of Jane Harper - the antipodean setting, small towns, and home comings. I've recommended it to my mum, crime book devourer.

rockpools I agree on all counts (apart from recommending it to my mum. NOT a crime reader!) - enjoyed this one! 3mo
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squirrelbrain I did wonder if it might be a bit like Jane Harper…. I may get to it sometime, but haven‘t purchased it yet… 🤔 3mo
Caroline2 So glad you liked it. It‘s up next for me. 👍 3mo
TrishB Wow 😯 everyone reading the book! 3mo
Cathythoughts Great review! My ( new ) kindle has frozen 🙄. So I‘ve just ordered the book 🤞🏻 I hope I get it in time. 3mo
Dragon I enjoyed the audiobook 👍💚🐉 3mo
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Booked an impromptu day off work. I'm calling it a reading day. Not sure what I'm in the mood for, so grabbed a few and will see what sticks. Looks like the last day of nice weather for a while, so I'm going to make the most of it.

squirrelbrain Great idea! I‘ve just put Three in my holiday pile. 3mo
TrishB Enjoy ❤️ 3mo
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