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BL-opoly: Dice Roll #23

Phew!  Finished the collection of Gertrude Bell’s writings (review to come) just about in time to roll again before this roll day is over. This lands me on the BookLikes square (for the third time total during the gam), but fortunately — since I’m about to go to bed — without any further saltos and […]

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BL-opoly: Robot Card for Square 17 (“Why?”)

Here’s my robot card selection: 1. Cary Elwes: As You Wish 2. Sarah Bakewell: At the Existentialist Café 3. Banine: Days in the Caucasus 4. Gertrude Bell: A Woman in Arabia 5. Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 6. Helene Cooper: The House at Sugar Beach 7. Gerald Durrell: My Family and Other Animals 8. […]

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2019 Book Goals and Book Lottery

24 Festive Tasks: Door 22 – New Year’s Eve, Tasks 1 and 3: Your 2019 Book Goals:  what are they? And: New Year’s Book Lottery: Write the names of the first 5 books you’re planning to read in 2019 onto identical pieces of paper, fold them, place them in a bowl (or bucket, jar, box, […]

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Did some last minute Christmas shopping …

… including shopping for book gifts.  Inevitably, I ended up also getting a few books for myself …   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1821353/did-some-last-minute-christmas-shopping

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