— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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January 26, 2011

Library Loot

My spot on the reserve shelf was more than full. I'll be serious later; the next two weeks are going to be fun.





{Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted at The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader (a new blog for me) and The Captive Reader (another Angela Thirkell-lover!) that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. I enjoy reading these posts so I thought I'd join in.}


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5 comments:

Claire (The Captive Reader) said...

So glad that you've joined in! I'm terribly jealous of your copy of The Attenbury Emeralds. I have it on hold at the library but there are still ten people ahead of me. Patience is a virtue I suppose...

Enjoy your loot!

Christine said...

Your loot looks great! I saw my library recently received Love Letters. I hope it's good!

I see you're listening to Love Walked In. How is it so far? I just picked it up at my library's used book sale.

Happy reading! :)

samantha.1020 said...

Love the covers to these! Hope you get to enjoy all of them :)

lyn said...

I loved the Walsh & Fforde & have the Buchan on the tbr shelves. Maybe after Virago week? I hope you enjoy reading them all.

Beth said...

I have Attenbury Emeralds on hold, but there are about 40 people ahead of me. Oh well, it will give me time to reread some Sayers.

Thank you for visiting!

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