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I'm looking forward to this month's read-a-thon, as opposed to the previous ones, I have nothing planned for this weekend :exc: I'm going to just relax and read, and I've got just the book for that: This Is Life by Dan Rhodes! :wub: 

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I hope you have a great time reading :readingtwo::)! Sorry I can't join you, the weekend of the 11th just works better for me. But I'll be following your progress though :).

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Of course you do the weekend that suits you better! And that allows some of us to do two weekends in a row if we wish :giggle2::D 

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Of course you do the weekend that suits you better! And that allows some of us to do two weekends in a row if we wish :giggle2::D

 

Nice! I might join you with some short Phillip K Dick stories! The 11th, Mary Roach's new book Grunt will be released, so I will be reading that for the weekend.

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Actually, I'm going to start tomorrow with The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchinson and The Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse, 600 pages in 4 days...

 

On the weekend of the 11th, I will again start on Thursday with Mary Roach's Grunt and Leaving Blythe River by Catherine Ryan Hyde, another 600 page 4 day read a thon!

 

Fingers crossed! Must do better than May :P

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It's a bank holiday this weekend in Ireland, and I'm not planning on going to my parents, or outside in general, as its too hot, so I may try read-a-thoning :D

 

I have a couple of ideas for creepy/horror/thrillers I want to read so I might tackle those.

 

Anna, The Butterfly Garden sounds interesting, though there are a lot of allegations of it being compelling moreso than good! Still, I may add it to my list this weekend!

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Anna, The Butterfly Garden sounds interesting, though there are a lot of allegations of it being compelling moreso than good! Still, I may add it to my list this weekend!

I've had my eye on it for a bit, when it was one of four for free (for being a Prime member), I grabbed it!

 

Enjoy your holiday :)

 

Holy crap, Boss just called and gave me tomorrow off, so now I can start today :D Wohoo!

 

Woohoo! Have lots of reading fun!

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I'm hoping to have reading time on Saturday/Sunday.  :smile:

 

I'm hoping to read Jacqueline Winspear's Birds of a Feather (the 2nd Maisie Dobbs series) and Jasper FForde The Eyre Affair.

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I wish you all lots of fun reading :):readingtwo:!

 

Marie, good to see you again :)!

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Nice progress! I hope you enjoy the whole book. I think it takes place in Paris? I looked up the cover, it looked quite pretty. Happy reading, everyone :)!

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Nice progress! I hope you enjoy the whole book. I think it takes place in Paris? I looked up the cover, it looked quite pretty. Happy reading, everyone :)!

 

It does take place in Paris, which I find a bit odd as the author is British, but I'm very much liking the French factor anyhow :) 

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I should be able to join in this weekend, making a start this afternoon. Feels like ages since I took part in a read-a-thon, and looking forward to it! :)

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It's a bank holiday this weekend in Ireland, and I'm not planning on going to my parents, or outside in general, as its too hot, so I may try read-a-thoning :D

Happy holiday weekend! I hope you can get some reading in. Next to inclement weather, really hot weather is my favorite reading weather. How hot is it there?

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Happy holiday weekend! I hope you can get some reading in. Next to inclement weather, really hot weather is my favorite reading weather. How hot is it there?

 

22-23 degrees celsius. Bear in mind, I am Irish. I am not built for heat. To me, 12/13 degrees is comfortable, or 15/16 with a cool breeze.

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22-23 degrees celsius. Bear in mind, I am Irish. I am not built for heat. To me, 12/13 degrees is comfortable, or 15/16 with a cool breeze.

My husband is Irish ancestry (2nd generation here.) He dies if the a/c in the house is set above 72. Truth be told, he'd rather have it at 65. It's a constant struggle over the thermostat.

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My husband is Irish ancestry (2nd generation here.) He dies if the a/c in the house is set above 72. Truth be told, he'd rather have it at 65. It's a constant struggle over the thermostat.

Will be 100F/38C here today!

 

Didn't get very far yesterday, so will total on Monday morning :) Still aiming for 600!

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Friday: 90 pages of This Is Life by Dan Rhodes  [thus finishing the novel]

 

What to read next?!  :hide: 

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It does take place in Paris, which I find a bit odd as the author is British, but I'm very much liking the French factor anyhow :)

 

That is odd! I guess it does happen though. Nice you liked it :).

 

I should be able to join in this weekend, making a start this afternoon. Feels like ages since I took part in a read-a-thon, and looking forward to it! :)

 

Happy reading :)!

 

Friday: 90 pages of This Is Life by Dan Rhodes  [thus finishing the novel]

Nice progress, Frankie :).

 

Day 1: Read The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper (301 pages)

Nice progress, Noll :).

 

I wish everyone who's participating today, happy reading :readingtwo::).

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I'm adding to my Friday: 

Friday: 45 pages of A Mother's Reckoning - Living in the Aftermath of the Columbine Tragedy by Sue Klebold 

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