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BOOK TRAVELING THURSDAY: Around the World

BTTBook Traveling Thursday is a weekly event held over on Goodreads by Danielle and Catia.

This week’s topic is Share the love around the world! Choose a book written by an author from a country you don’t read that often.  Sometimes we get great recommendations… Choose a book someone recommended to you that you loved.I haven’t actually finished this book yet, I’m just over halfway through, but I will someday. I promise!

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

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TOP 10 TUESDAY: Animated Movies

“Movie Freebie — top ten all time favorite movies, top ten foreign films, top ten rom-coms, top ten 90’s movies, top ten action flicks, top ten tear-jerkers, top ten movies your favorite actor/actress is in, top ten movies with PoC leads, etc. etc.) animated movies” From The Broke and the Bookish.

Top 12 Animated Movies
(I just couldn’t get it down to ten)

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TOP 10 TUESDAY: New to the Queue

“Ten Books I’ve Added To My To-Be-Read List Lately (inspired by my New to the Queue posts)” From The Broke and the Bookish.

I’m always adding books to my TBR (Goodreads lists it as 470 and that’s not including series and sequels – eep) and these Top Ten Tuesdays are often responsible for my adding more. For this week, I’m listing some additions to my TBR that are due to my seeing them on other blogs recent TTT posts. Thanks if one of your suggestions is here!

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BOOK TRAVELING THURSDAY: National Author’s Day

BTTBook Traveling Thursday is a weekly event held over on Goodreads by Danielle and Catia.

This week’s topic is National Author’s Day was a couple of days ago… choose a book written by one of your favorite authors.

Witches Abroad (Discworld 12) by Terry Pratchett

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TOP 10 TUESDAY: If Your Book Club Likes

“Top Ten Books To Read If Your Book Club Likes _______________ (if your book club likes historical fiction, inspiring stories, YA books, non-fiction, controversial books to debate about, or pick a specific book)”

If Your Book Club Likes Historical Fiction, Here’s 10 Historical Novels with a Twist

Five I’ve Enjoyed

The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern
Crocodile on the Sandbank – Elizabeth Peters
The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller
And I Darken – Kiersten White
Ruby Red – Kerstin Gier

Five from my TBR

The Valiant – Lesley Livingston
The Golem and the Jinni – Helene Wecker
Fear the Drowning Deep – Sarah Glenn Marsh
The Crown’s Game – Evelyn Skye
Bellman & BlackBellman & Black – Diane Setterfield

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TOP 10 TUESDAY: NAMES

Ten Characters I’d Name A Child/Dog/Cat/Car/Etc. After” From The Broke and the Bookish.

Okay, the first one’s easy. Here’s my cat, Mab, we got her from a rescue centre when she was a kitten. When we went to pick her up, the woman that was her ‘foster-mother’ at the centre described her as ‘boisterous’ (aka a little monster) who bullied the other kittens.

1. Mab: From both The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher and Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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