💛📚"...Payback is a bitch, and the bitch is back...You’re a Frankenstein! Don’t confuse the monster with the creator...You play the game to the end. That’s how it works; play to the end...End of watch is what they call it, but Hodges himself has found it impossible to give up watching..." - Stephen King 📚💛 . . I've been on a break for a while and now I'm back and start reading End of Watch. I think its not a bad finish for the trilogy. Yeah, well, mr. King is the man! I enjoyed the first two books more, though. . . 💛📚 #endofwatch #stephenking #hodderandstoughton #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookperson #booklover #bookreader #booknerd #bookisgood #bookishlife #bookishgirl #bookpost #bookgeek #bookpic #bookporn #bookgasm #instagoodreads #instabooks #instareader #instareads #iggoodreads #igbooks #igreader #igreads 📚💛
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A couple of great covers with cool typography and design placed next to each other at my local #waterstones. Anyone getting the city vs country vibe? . #hiddennature #alysfowler #hodderandstoughton #builtonbones #brennahassett #bloomsburypublishing #coverdesign #waterstonesealing
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Chicken Licken! This is one of those stories I’d heard of but hadn’t actually read till now. This is a very rare 1915 edition currently in the shop. Looking pretty good for over a hundred years. @hodderbooks are the publishers. #chickenlicken #antiquebook #bibliophile #hodderandstoughton #1915
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Happy Sunday! I hope your days are filled with brunch and lazing about 💞 Not normally one to read mystery/historical drama, this book pleasantly surprised me! Check out the review on my blog. #arc #netgalley #hodderandstoughton @hodderbooks #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookblogger #blogger #sundayreading #bookworm #booklover #historicalfiction #mystery
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Got sidetracked by Outlander and a festival, but now I'm back at it 📖 #IronGold #RedRising #PierceBrown #book #reader #HodderandStoughton @piercebrownofficial
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『TEACH YOURSELF ZULU』Hodder&Stoughton/Arnett Wilkes&Nicholias Nkosi/First Published in UK 1995 ・ ・ ズールー語は、主に南アフリカ共和国南東部のクワズールーナタール州に住むズールー族によって話されていて、それ以外にもジンバブエ、レソト、マラウイ、モザンビーク、スワジランドなどの周辺国にも若干の話者がいるようです。南アフリカ共和国では11ある公用語のうちのひとつに指定されています✨✨ ・ ・ そんなズールー語ですが、日本ではほとんど馴染みがない言語かも知れませんね😅 アフリカ大陸で話されている言語としては恐らく最もよく知られたスワヒリ語と同じバントゥ諸語に属する言語。 バントゥ諸語に共通する特徴としては、 ①日本語と同じく、音節がもっぱら開音節(音節が母音で終わる)。 ②日本語と同じく5母音(i, e, a, o, u)言語である。 ③子音前鼻音(日本語の「ン」のような音)が存在する。 ④名詞は、いくつかのクラス(もともとは、意味上の違いを反映して形成された)に分かれる。 といったものがあります。 しかし、p, t, k, に放出音と有気音が存在したり、b に対する入破音の ɓ が存在したり、側面音の他に側面摩擦音(有声と無声)があったりするなど、南バントゥ諸語にしかあまり見られない特徴もあります。 さらに、ズールー語では、周辺のコイサン諸語(以前はブッシュマン、ホッテントットなどと呼称された人々の言語)から借用された吸着音(クリック音)と呼ばれる音声が使用され、これには、歯茎音(c で表記)、硬口蓋音(q)、側面音(x)があり、それぞれに、無声無気音、有気音、鼻音があって、また子音前鼻音が吸着音の前に立つこともあります…。 といったように発音にかなり特徴があり、そこがなかなか複雑な言語で、また興味深い言語です😏 ・ ・ 日本でズールー語の存在を知っている人がいるとしたら、もしかすると劇団四季の「ライオンキング」劇中で歌われる『サークル・オブ・ライフ』という歌がズールー語によって歌われていることでご存知という方がいるかも知れませんね🎶 「ナーンッ・ツィゴンニャーマ・バギーティー・ババー(Nants ingonyama bagithi baba)」の雄叫びで始まるこの歌は有名ですが、ここで使われている言語がズールー語です😄 その雄壮な言葉の響きを耳にしただけでも、とても魅力的な言語だと感じます😌 ・ ・ #本 #TEACHYOURSELFZULU #HodderandStoughton #ArnettWilkes #NicholiasNkosi #ズールー語 #Zulu #isiZulu #Zoulou #Зулу #لغة_زولوية #줄루어 #祖鲁语 #バントゥ諸語 #吸着音 #クリック音 #南アフリカ共和国 #語#語学書 #語学 #語学ヲタク #語学書マニア #蔵書 #book #livre #libro #buch #книга #كتاب #yamachanno1languages #yamachanno1books
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Signed book post this morning! So excited to read this one. Is anyone else looking forward to this one? #nevergothere #rebeccatinnelly #hodderandstoughton #signedbookpost #arc #blogger #bookpostisthebestpost
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My next book proposal is called, "luxury pools of the world, and what to do in them". It's destined to be a best seller and oeuvre defining piece of work. Publishers, come get me. #modernmasterpiece #hodderandstoughton #orionpublishing #penguinrandomhouse #kylebooks #octopusbooks
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"Hope is a powerful thing. Some say it's a different breed of magic altogether. Elusive, difficult to hold on to. But not much is needed." - 🎭 Characters: 6.5/10 🎭 Plot: 8/10 🎭 Writing: 9/10 🎭 Enjoyment: 6/10 🌹 Overall: 7.375/10 - An okay book with plenty of potential. However, I felt the plot was a bit tangled and uninspiring in places. A unique idea however with some interesting characters and intense moments. I'm just not sure it was quite the adventure it promised to be. - Full review on my blog (link in bio) - #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookaddict #bookhoarder #bookworm #bibliophile #booklover #igbooks #igreads #readerofig #instareads #bookishfeatures #bookstafeatures #jamestrevinorepost #bookstagramfeatures #caraval #stephaniegarber #bookreview #review #candle #bookishcandle #bookandnookshop #hodderandstoughton
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Happy Thursday! I have not been doing very well in the reading nor audio book department this month. It appears this is the month were all my kids decided to get sick. Do you have months were you haven't finished a book which makes you sad but have a hard time getting back into the swing of things? If so what do you do to help? . . #maurice #emforster #hodderandstoughton #bookish #booksofinstagram #read #readmore #booklove #coverlove #readingslump #readinglife
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PETER PAN or the boy who would not grow up by BARRIE.J.M Hodder & Stoughton Limited.London.,1928. FIRST EDITION Previous owner inscription (1931) Bound in Publishers original blue cloth with printed labels. This is the first edition of the play and was issued as a volume in the uniform edition of the Plays of Barrie. #peterpan #theplaysofjmbarrie #theboywhowouldntgrowup #firstedition #collectables #hodderandstoughton #jmbarrie #1928 #oldbooks #rarebooks
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Per Aspera Ad Astra || Through Hardship to the Stars • Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤️ • QOTD: favourite pickup line, literary or otherwise! I like the punny ones, like “let’s avocuddle” 🥑 (And yes, I think I’m hilarious 😂 • Patch || publisher swag from @hodderbooks for the release of Iron Gold by @piercebrownofficial, received in the @illumicrate Howler Edition Box 😍 • #book #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #perasperaadastra #redrising #goldenson #morningstar #irongold #darkage #piercebrown #darrowoflykos #sevroaubarca #howler #sonsofares #hodderbooks #hodderandstoughton #delreybooks #patch #illumicrate #howlers #breakthechains #specialedition #bookish #bibliophile #bookaddict #booklover #booknerd #chanel #qotd #lifeofinkandwords
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The UK covers of Caraval!! Already saving up for the UK covers of Legendary! Tax refund can’t come soon enough! . Have you bought one of these stunning covers yet? Which one did you get? My first one was the dress, then I ordered the other 3 at a Signing to be personalized & managed to get a trade for the hat! Best trade ever!! . #bookstagram #caraval #hodderandstoughton #tesco #goldsboro #stephaniegarber #fantasyya #legendary
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Pandas were very popular in Japan when I visited two months ago, because a panda had given birth in Ueno zoo, Tokyo. 🇯🇵 That's why this book 'Goodnight Mr Panda' caught my eyes. * * Mr Panda (wearing a funky onesie) is so caring. He knows exactly what his friends haven't done before they go to bed and gives them reminders to get it finished. Meanwhile he has forgotten something himself...saying 'Goodnight' to his friend Lemur 😍 * * My favourite page is where Mr Panda accidentally sleeps on Lemur's bed. * * Even someone who looks perfect is actually flawed, and that's what makes them unique. 🐼 Goodnight,Panda Author: @mrsteveantony Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
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Old and new... I could never part with the first copy of the book that made me fall in love with the King when I was probably too young to read any of his books! 🎈#stephenking #tattoo #bestbookever #hodderandstoughton @stephenking
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"It's my duty as a free man to read so I'm not blind being lead around by my nose." - @piercebrownofficial, Iron Gold ----- #bookstagram #piercebrown #scifi #bibliophile #quotes #bookworm #bookphotography #instaread #bookish #instabook #irongold #saga #redrising #goldenson #morningstar #hod#hodderandstoughton #hodder
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Some black, white, & reds from my library: Blaser, Werner. “Mies van der Rohe.” New York: Praeger (1972). Garthoff, Raymond L. “Reflections on the Cuban Missile Crisis.” D.C.: Brookings Institute (1987). Rhoades, L.A., & Selmer, Carl, Ed. „Goethe: Iphigenie auf Tauris.“. Boston: D.C. Heath & Co. (1961). Maberly, C.T. Astley. “Animals of East Africa.” London: Hodder & Stoughton (1984). Wilson, Doric. “Doric Wilson’s Street Theater: the Twenty-seventh of June, 1969 (in two acts, written for Theater Rhinoceros).” New York: the JH Press (1982). Montaigne, Michel. «Об Искусстве Жить Достойно». Moscow: Детская Литература (1975).
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'S A L E M ' S L O T 🌟🌟🌟🌟⭐ I wasn't even bron in 1975 , when the book was published. Yet it didn't seem old fashioned or out-dated. Stephen King sure knows how to captivate the reader and scare the shit out of them. #stephenking #salemslot #jerusalemslot #tabithaking #newenglishlibrary #hodderandstoughton #Mustread #read2018 #horror #vampires #portland #2018 #shelfari #Goodreads #readingchallange2018 #bookshelf #bookstagram #Readinggoal #horrorstory #bedtimestory #king #weekend #sundayexpres #Donner #lattesandliterature #marstenhouse #instabook
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The proof! The proof! The proof is on fire! 🔥🔥🔥🔥 THE PROOF OF MY BOOK IS HERE. IN MY HAND. IT IS A REAL BOOK!!!! The pages are sprayed yellow (yes, on THE PROOF), the cover is embossed, every inch of the near-400-page beast is BEAUTIFUL. I am SO SO happy to see it and actually have a copy in my hot little hands. Booksellers and book journos: a copy headed to you soon (hit me up if you're one of those folk and would like one). Hitting bookshelves in August this year. WHAAAAAAAAAAT!!!!! Thanks of course to the fabulous @hodderbooks @curtisbrownbooks and most of all @taffyagent 💖 #allthehiddentruths #novel #amwriting #omg #mybook #hodder #hodderandstoughton
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‘... when had men not been mystified by women? They were the magic that men dreamed of, and sometimes their dreams were nightmares’ Sleeping Beauties by Stephen and Owen King What would we be without women? If they all just went to sleep and left man alone ? That is the premise in this amazing book and it is just gripping. Yes it’s Stephen King, and yes there are a few scenes that are horror worthy but for the most part it is a story of man and woman, of love and hate and of violence. In the current climate, the book is supremely apt, especially given that it would have been started long before the revelations that come out each week in the press. Set over the course of a week in a small town in rural America it bears similarities to Under the Dome and one of the most striking and achingly beautiful tv series of recent years, The Leftovers. Indeed it is written in such a way that it would translate well to the screen as a series. The characters are relatable, likeable (and not so likeable if they are written as such) and when you reach the inevitable conclusion, I struggled to resolve what choice I would have made in the female characters position. It is all too apparent that women are (being) taken for granted and that there are innumerable numbers of stupid men in the world. Would a world of women be better and problem free? (Trudi Canavan wrote a book featuring a civilisation of women and they encountered problems without the aid of man) Who knows. No sex is better than another and each brings something vital to the table, and the coming of a day when everyone is seen as equal and important will certainly not be in my lifetime, if ever, and may be the biggest work of fiction never written. The book however is worth a read, was as enjoyable as any other King I have read and I hope there is another collaboration with this son in the near future. #stephenking #owenking #sleepingbeauties #hodderandstoughton #bookstagram #bookreview #womenareimportant #goodbook #fivestars
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I recently finished reading this and my god it was the best book on writing I’ve ever read! It’s such a comfortable mixture of instruction manual and memoir that it makes reading the book that much easier than just a manual. I’ve gotten so much valuable information that I can’t wait to apply in my writing. #QOTD : what’s your favourite book on writing (if you read those sorts of books)
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Want to read #scandi #crime ? Hop over to liisthinks.blog where I am running a 5 day #intl #giveaway #hodderandstoughton
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Happy pub day for this latest MUST READ. ✨ARC REVIEW✨ . . Think all the gothic description of the The Essex Serpent, plus the lusty longing of Wuthering Heights, mix in plenty of murder, with a dollop of grimy historic London. Nearly there. Now add a lesbian love story. BAM. You got it. It's glorious. I loved it. . . Down the murky alleyways of London, acts of unspeakable wickedness are taking place and no one is willing to speak out on behalf of the city’s vulnerable poor as they disappear from the streets. Out of these shadows comes Hester White, a bright young woman who is desperate to escape the slums by any means possible. When Hester is thrust into the world of the aristocratic Brock family, she leaps at the chance to improve her station in life under the tutelage of the fiercely intelligent and mysterious Rebekah Brock. But whispers from her past slowly begin to poison her new life and both she and Rebekah are lured into the most sinister of investigations. . . The synopsis is a bit OOT if you ask me, but this is definitely worth a read. So well written with a strong female protagonist and a tons of jeopardy. Review on the blog ☝🏽- H The Wicked Cometh by Laura Carlin ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ . . #thewickedcometh #lauracarlin #gothicfiction #mustreads #lgbtbooks #lgbtfiction #historiclondon #theessexserpent #periodfiction #amreading #arcbook #bookreview #bookrecommendations #georgianbooks #igreads #victorianbooks #booklove #amwriting #femaleprotagonist #readersofinstagram #wickedcometh #hodderandstoughton
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A Caraval spiral! Lol. This book is soooo photogenic in all its editions! Things will get crazy once my Legendary collection gets under way!! 😆 . #bookstagram #caraval #stephaniegarber #flatironbooks #hodderandstoughton #fantasyya
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Allow us to rearrange our hats and hairstyles, which have been blown askew today, before we recommend this book about the Great Storm of 1987! . #windblown #tamsintrevertonjones #hodderandstoughton. #nomadbooks #nomadbookshop . #nomadbookshopfulham
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Another shot of some of my Caraval books!! I think the Russian one on top is one of my favorites! So colorful and amazing! For some reason it does remind me of bits of The Forbidden Game Tho the stories are so incredibly different! Go figure! Lol. . #bookstagram #caraval #stephaniegarber #hodderandstoughton #internationaleditions #fantasyya
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Had plans for the day, then this gem landed in my mailbox. Oh, well, plans can be shuffled around😁 #IronGold #RedRising #RedRising4 #reader #HodderandStoughton #PierceBrown @piercebrownofficial
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Day 4: Seven days, seven book covers challenge. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I was really excited tagged by @booksta_jojo to do this challenge. ❤️❤️ ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Post a book cover you love. No explanation. No review. No information on the book. Just a book cover you love. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you would like to do this challenge and wish somebody would tag you, then consider yourself tagged. ❤️❤️❤️ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ #theromanceofaustralia #herbertstrang #henryfrowde #charlottemasongeography #hodderandstoughton #bookcover #booklover #bibliophile
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As you can see I’m a bit in love with Caraval! My collection continues to grow! And now that it has been revealed that the UK Legendary will also have hidden covers, you can bet I’ll be needing them all!! 😍🤩 . Is there a book or author you’re so in love with that you buy every edition imaginable?! . #bookstagram #caraval #stephaniegarber #flatironbooks #hodderandstoughton #ya #fantasy #magic #mystery#itsonlyagame
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It’s a LEGENDARY cover reveal! The UK cover is here and I am so in love. The silver will be foil on the final edition 😍. There will also once again be brand new secret covers beneath the jackets. ✨💫They will be revealed later and I am SO EXCITED! 🖤Also, the Legendary giveaway I promised will be happening this week. So stay tuned... 🌹🎩🌹
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This book is a collection of anecdotes and events from the life of Corrie Ten Boom who, following her release from a concentration camp during WW2 (where she was imprisoned along with her family for harbouring Jewish people) became a famous missionary. She spent twenty years travelling the globe spreading the gospel, well into her 80s. The title literally means she became a tramp (i.e did not have a home!) Something I liked in particular was how honest she was about her own motives or desires at times. There's a section where she specifically says that despite living a long and full life and passing her eightieth birthday, charitable thoughts do not just naturally flow from her. Reassuring. #corrietenboom #trampforthelord #biography #christianity #christianliterature #femalewriter #dutchwriters #hodderandstoughton #bookstagram #booklovers #bookreview #iamreading
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Almost forgot to post some pics from @hodderbooks' #warmingtheblood event on Wednesday night! I MET THE PROMOTIONAL PROOF OF MY BOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME AND LOOK LOOK LOOK! You can see the For Real Cover in the final photo here. You can also laugh at my OMG I AM HOLDING MY OWN BOOK face 😂 #allthehiddentruths #amwriting #hodder #hodderandstoughton #hachette
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Une de mes dernières lectures. Quand le père et fils se joignent ensemble pour écrire ça donne un roman "fantastique" intéressant. Pas beaucoup d'horreur ou aspect psychologique qui pourront vous donner des cauchemars. Je pense que l'influence était plus du fiston que du père. 🔹Le sujet est intéressant : les femmes. En général et sous toutes leurs coutures : mères de famille, prisonnières, lesbiennes, garçons manqués... Lorsqu'un virus touché seulement la gente féminine qui les endort et un cocoon se forme autour d'elles -certaines luttent pour ne pas s'endormir, les hommes de trouvent démunis. Surprenant ? Non pas vraiment. De plus il est fortement déconseillé de les réveiller une fois dans leurs cocons. (Quelle idée de vouloir réveiller une femme ?) Surtout lorsqu'un groupe d'entre eux pensent qu'une des prisonnières d'un pénitencier est la solution... Qui est cette drôle de dame d'ailleurs ? 🔹Bref, lorsqu'on le lit on ne peut s'empêcher de penser à notre société actuelle avec les conditions de vie des femmes : harcèlement, violence domestique, non respect, misogynie. Comment serait une société avec seulement des femmes comparé à celle où il n'y aura seulement des hommes ? Ca peut donner à réfléchir... 🔹Ceci dit beaucoup de personnages. Certains stéréotypés : le gardien de prison pervers, la personne d'origine africaine qui ne répond que par la violence... L'avez vous lu ? . . #dernierelecture #las#lastread/a> #lastread #igbook #iglivre #boo#bookstagram #bookofinstagram #livraddict #bookaholic #bookaddict #bookporn #livre #kirja #book #lec#lectriceulsive #sleepingbeauties #sleepingbeautiesking #stephenking #stephenkingbooks #owenking #hodderandstoughton #amoureusedeslivres #lectrice #lectriceassidue
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Started me a stack of books. Love the colours, the artwork and cover designs. Thanks @bookandrecordcafe#bookstagram #vin#vintagebooks #vintagebooks #blackiebooks #hodderandstoughton #clothbound #hardcoverbooks #booklover #reader #bookshelf
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Happy Sunday y'all! ✨ How was your weekend? Mine was fine, I got quite some work done, and I went to see 'The Greatest Showman', which I adored! ❤ The next two weeks will be full of finals for me, so wish me luck! But I think I'll still be able to post every now and then (hopefully)! #caraval #stephaniegarber #bookstagram #yalovin #bibliophile #hodderandstoughton #igreads #bookphotography #chapter22
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FAVOURITE BOOKS • 📚 who else has copies of their favourite books that they can't part with?! look at all the bends in that spine! One Day was one of my favourite books long before the film adaptation (which I do love) David Nicholls is an incredible writer! "I love you Dexter, so much, I just don't like you anymore" ~ one of my favourite quotes 💔 #oneday #davidnicholls #hodderandstoughton #favouritebook #bookstagram #readagain
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There are so many books sitting unread on my shelves yet I have no self control and continue to buy more books. 🙈 Though I have tried being really good and not buying so many this month. Aside from my 3 preorders (which clearly don’t count!) I’ve only bought 3 books from amazons 3 for £10 offer. I mean cummon who can resist that offer! My husband has told me he refuses to buy more bookcases in a feeble attempt to stop me from buying more books. Don’t worry he will cave! 😂 . . . #HollysAndLisasBookishJanuary - Space Vortex (Book that’s been on your tbr the longest) . . . . . . #Daughterofsmokeandbone #daysofbloodandstarlight #dreamsofgodsandmonsters #lainitaylor #strangethedreamer #museofnightmares #hodderbooks #hodderandstoughton #unitedbookstagram #worldbookstagrammers #beatthisalgorithm #booksandcandles #chimera #angels #demons #ireadya #popularbooks #tbr #bookworm #lovebooks #yalit #yareader #booknerd #lovetoread #yabooks #yalivin #bookhoarder
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CURRENT READ • 3/50 after a very busy week with work and plans, I've finally had time to start a new book today! Acts of Love is another book I've stumbled across at work, I was intrigued by the reviews and the blurb, so we'll give it a go! feat. @bookmarkthatuk #tallulahriley #hodderandstoughton #actsoflove #bookstagram #newbook
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Channeling my inner mermaid this morning with a verrry long bath 😌 I sometimes struggle to identify with all this advice to slow down and take time for oneself - if anything, I feel too lazy and unproductive most of the time! But I think that means that when I do try to relax, I feel guilty, and can’t get into it. So I end up more tired than ever 😓Today I’m trying to actually let myself off the hook and r e l a x. How do you look after yourself when you’ve been stressed out? . . ‘No need to hurry, no need to sparkle, no need to be anybody but oneself.’ ~ Virginia Woolf . . #thebookfox #bookstagram #themermaidandmrshancock #imogenhermesgowar #hodderandstoughton #hodderbooks #newfiction #fiction2018 #selfcare #bookishselfcare #tbrpile #bibliophilelife #booksellerlife
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‘We cannot make ourselves, for we’ve been made before’ - Wendy. Peter Pan, although the main protagonist, is not the main subject of this book - and neither is a child never growing up. Indeed, everyone is already grown up by the time any action takes place, only some are more grown up than others. As J.M. Barrie openly states at the beginning: All is lost after you are two. For he believes this is the moment when you start to separate from your parents by noticing a difference between yourself and them, and acknowledge that one day you will be older. He continues that ‘All children want from you is fairness,’ and ’the first time they do not receive it’ - which happens before they are two - ‘they will still love you, but they will no longer be the same’ person. This is where childhood is lost, suggests Barrie, not from within but without, and at a remarkably young age. Any parents’ attempts to prolong their own child’s childhood is therefore a more childlike response than their own children can give - because they have, in the famously scorned words of Gwyneth Paltrow, already begun their conscious uncoupling. So who is really the child? Well, if childhood was invented by the Victorians to fetishise their own previous experience, then it is us - the adults - who are no longer growing up, and this book is the fight against it. In it, Peter constantly risks disappointment - which isn’t very traditionally adult, but is an important part of growing up. But growing up is not a singularly childhood experience so, unless we risk our feelings with physical actions… we become those stagnated adults. This is the crux of the story : we fetishise what we are missing - in the book it just happens to be mothers and, as adults, pretty much everything else. Worrying about personal embarrassment and disappointment is not enough to constitute non-action, or we are as condemned as Peter himself : watching everyone else grow up around us - as we gnash our teeth at them in private. In short, being adult is to risk your feelings - it is the most non-childlike thing you can do. We are all, forever, growing up, so let’s do it… rather than not. #sfgeeq
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