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Christmas gifts 3D Granny Squares: 100 crochet patterns for pop-up granny squares by Celine Semaan, Sharna Moore, Caitie Moore, Japanese Wonder Crochet: A Creative Approach to Classic Stitches by Nihon Vogue, Gayle Roehm and Simple Crochet Hats: 15 Beautiful Designs To Create With Ease by Vanessa Mooncie 

 

Can you detect a theme? lol

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Christmas

 

Accomdations - wioletta greg

Disoriental - negar djavadi

Where reasons end - yiyun li

Picnic in the storm - yukiko motoya

The eighth life (for brilka) - nino haratischvili

The taiga syndrome - Cristina Rivera garza

The at last of unusual borders

Boulevard wren and other stories - blind boy boatclub

 

My mother also got me a vacuum cleaner. She suggested I open it there and then, and play with it on Christmas day ;)

 

I also got in the post Snow, Dog, Foot by claudio morandini

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A satisfying haul from Christmas Book tokens and money

 

Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

A man called Ove by Fredrick Backman

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Le Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

The Librarian by Salley Vickers

The Afterwards by A F Harrold

Girl of Ink and Stars by Karen Millward Hargrave

The Binding by Bridget Collins

The Girl who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook

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My stocking up in case of self isolation ;)

 

The discomfort of evening - marieke lucas rijneveld

Tyll - Daniel kehlmann

Aepirogon - colum mccann

Winter in sokcho - Eliza shua dusapin

The long petal of the sea - isabel allende

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My excuse was stocking up in case of self isolation  but to be honest I'd probably have got these anyway:

The Mirror and the Light - Hilary Mantel

The Priory of the Orange Tree - Samantha Shannon

She Merchants, Bucaneers and Gentlewomen - Katie Hickman

 

Over 2000 pges of reading so will keep me going for a while!

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Existentialism from Dostoyevsky to Sartre, Walter Kaufmann and To the Ends of the Earth, William Golding.  I have 624 books out with these two so have more than enough to keep me occupied in the event of self-isolation. Which doesn't take into account my craft books and, if really, really desperate, I can always empty a cupboard.  But I'd have to be really desperate!

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On 06/03/2020 at 11:20, chuntzy said:

The Mirror and the Light - Hilary Mantel

Also along with Viccie bought. A little annoyed the kindle version is more expensive than the hardback.How can that be?

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It's a weakness, it really is :   The Crow Trap, Telling Tales, Hidden Depths, Silent Voices, The Glass Room, Harbour Street, The Moth Catcher, The Seagull, (all Vera Stanhope) by Ann Cleeves

 

And The Rules of Thinking: A personal code to think yourself smarter, wiser and happier by Richard Templar

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