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Monday, 18 May 2015

#bloggerbookswap

A little while ago, I organised another #bloggerbookswap. I love these, as I always have a stack of books I've read and would like to pass on to other people who I think would enjoy them.

I was paired with Gemma for my swap and she sent me the most beautiful parcel, wrapped up in polka dots.

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I'm a big fan of passing books on to people who I think will enjoy them. Unless they're very special ones I'm not exactly precious about books and am happy to part ways with them in the hope that others will enjoy them, too. 

Gemma sent me a couple of books which I couldn't wait to get stuck into. I'm a little ashamed to admit that I've never read Emma, despite the fact that it's a classic. It's definitely next in my pile. 

I'd not heard of Hester Browne before, but have now read The Vintage Girl and thoroughly enjoyed it. 

Did you take part in my book swap? Let me know what you received! 

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  1. I got a fab parcel from Alex, four books in total plus some extremely yummy vegan truffles. Thanks again for organising the swap, I'd definitely take part again.

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    1. Super glad you got some great books and that you decided to give it a go. I'll definitely be organising another in a few months.

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  2. I should join in another time, I just felt like I needed to give the swaps a break for a little while!!!x

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    1. There'll be others, for sure.

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  3. And Seriously, you hadn't read Emma???x
    Oh by the way, I passed A place for us (book you sent me) onto Ang Almond and now she's going to send it onto another blogger. X

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    1. I know - I'm disappointed in myself! I'm glad that book is doing the rounds, I do love passing books on.

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  4. I've still not read Emma, either, so don't worry, you're not the only one! xx

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    1. It's next on my list, currently reading a slushy Fiona Walker.

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  5. I haven't read Emma either! xx

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    1. I'm glad I'm not the only one, but I do plan to rectify this soon.

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  6. HURRAY!!! Ahh I am so happy that the books were to your liking and that you hadn't already read them! It's always a bit of a gamble choosing for other people isn't it! Char, I love love loved the parcel I received from you and can't wait to get stuck into those intriguing books you sent : ) I have a blog post on it's way to show off the treasures I received in the #bloggerbookswap : )

    Gemma
    Faded Windmills

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    1. Ah, I'm so glad you liked the little parcel. Definitely nerve-wracking but with that kind of anticipation you get when you're little and waiting for Santa?

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  7. This is so lovely! I read Gemma's blog and just read her post. I actually thought earlier this year there should be some sort of blogger book club, so awesome one alredy exists! What a great idea Char, it looks awesome. Gemma's parcel looks really cute! Hope you enjoy the books! X

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