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Replica
Replica | Lauren Oliver
Two girls, two stories, one epic novel.From Lauren Oliver, New York Times bestselling author of Before I Fall and the Delirium trilogy, comes an epic, masterful novel that explores issues of individuality, identity, and humanity. Replica contains two narratives in one: Lyras story and Gemmas story. The stories can be read separately, one after the other, or in alternating chapters. The two distinct parts of this astonishing novel combine to produce an unforgettable journey.Lyras story begins in the Haven Institute, a building tucked away on a private island off the coast of Florida that from a distance looks serene and even beautiful. But up close the locked doors, military guards, and biohazard suits tell a different story. In truth, Haven is a clandestine research facility where thousands of replicas, or human models, are born, raised, and observed. When a surprise attack is launched on Haven, two of its young experimental subjectsLyra, or 24, and the boy known only as 72manage to escape.Gemma has been in and out of hospitals for as long as she can remember. A lonely teen, her life is circumscribed by home, school, and her best friend, April. But after she is nearly abducted by a stranger claiming to know her, Gemma starts to investigate her familys past and discovers her fathers mysterious connection to the secretive Haven research facility. Hungry for answers, she travels to Florida, only to stumble upon two replicas and a completely new set of questions.While the stories of Lyra and Gemma mirror each other, each contains breathtaking revelations critically important to the other story. Replica is an ambitious, thought-provoking masterwork.
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R.Lyn-Romance-Reads
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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BookwormAHN Fantastic 😻 4mo
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ConfessionofaBookaholic
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Mehso-so

I kinda liked the way this book was written. Having the choice to flip back and forth between stories was a pretty unique reading experience for me. I will say some of the drama was a little over the top for me, but over all I liked it even if it‘s not top shelf.

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erickaa
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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So good

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Book_yogi
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

Creatively this book can be read one story at a time or chapter by chapter Lyra and then Gemma or all Lyra and all Gemma. It‘s an interesting concept, both physically as to how you can read the book and of the story itself, about cloning and how the subjects themselves relate to their very existence. There is a pretty significant plot twist which will make going in to the next book interesting as well.

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Naz786
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

I'll give this 🌟🌟🌟🌟/5. The idea was good and I didn't mind the storyline but the body shaming was a no go for me.

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allureofbeauty
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Some recent Dollar Tree finds including some audio books recently. And one dvd I got too. It‘s called I Kissed A Vampire and it‘s apparently a musically.
#dollartree #dollartreehaul #haul #audiobook #audiobooks #dvd #newbooks #fiction #mystery #chicklit #memoir #tellall #ya #youngadult

Wife I‘ve hit the jackpot at #DollarTree many times!📚 9mo
allureofbeauty @Wife same. I was really excited for the audiobooks too. 9mo
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larah17
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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And with this book I‘ve finished my first ever reading challenge 😁

wanderinglynn Congrats! 🥳🎉🙌🏻 13mo
Naj Congrats!! 🙌🏼📚🎉 13mo
Redwritinghood 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 13mo
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Trashcanman Wooot Wooot awesome sauce 13mo
Liatrek Awesome 🎉🎉🎉 13mo
Librarybelle Congratulations! 13mo
sprainedbrain Woohoo!!! 🎉🎉🎉 13mo
Birdsong28 Congrats 🎉🎊📚📖 13mo
WeeWeegieBookworm Congrats!!! 🎉🎊🎉🎊 13mo
JoScho 🥳💜🥳💜🥳 13mo
Reviewsbylola 🎉🎉🎉🎉 13mo
JennyM Congrats 🥳 13mo
Mollyanna Woohoo! Congrats! 🎉🍾🎉 13mo
Reggie Great Job!!! 13mo
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larah17
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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This was such an interesting way to read a book! The story is written from two perspectives and you flip the book upside down to read the second. I read one chapter at a time before flipping and reading the chapter from the other perspective. A really interesting story and I‘ll definitely pick up the sequel when it comes out.

monkeygirlsmama I‘m stacking because the cover caught my eye first and the style of this book screams kooky and fun. 13mo
BookwormM Sounds intriguing stacked 13mo
CouronneDhiver Whoa! 😳 Interesting 13mo
larah17 @monkeygirlsmama @BookwormM I hope you guys like it! I love the thought that went into making it a different reading experience 😊 @CouronneDhiver it‘s very good, you should pick it up! I‘m not sure when the sequel is out but looking forward to it now 😊 13mo
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YAwad
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Another beach photo🌊🙆🏻‍♀️
I still haven‘t read Replica though. Do you recommend? I mean I already bought it so I‘ll read it, but I need something that can get me out of a reading slump. So... thoughts?

CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 12mo
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Luminessa
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Love this book so much. Has a very unique writing style and is just a really good read. Has two different perspectives on the story, from Lyra, and then Gemma.. With an unusual theme and the author wrote another interesting book about the consequences of free will and the power of love that I plan to read next. 🥰

CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 13mo
Luminessa Thanks. 🙂 13mo
Kaye Welcome 🌸 13mo
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BookBridget Welcome to Litsy! 📕📖📚 13mo
ValkyrieAndHerBooks Welcome to Litsy!🎉📚💕 13mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 📖💙 13mo
RaimeyGallant Welcome! 12mo
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brittanythebookdragon
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed this different twist on clones. I really thought it was going to be some twist on using the clones for medical purposes but it didn‘t go that direction at all. I liked the characters. I liked the twists and turns. I‘ll definitely be picking up Ringer.

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AmandaRae26
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

Replica is told from the perspectives of two young women, Lyra and Gemma. You literally flip the book to the other side and read the back half of the book to read Gemma‘s perspective. While I read, I alternated between the two perspectives, switching after each chapter. Replica tells the story of an institute practicing cloning and the effects it has the lives of those connected, both intentionally and unintentionally.

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AmandaRae26
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Hoping to finish Replica tonight with my reading buddy. 😸

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AmandaRae26
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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I haven‘t been this caught up in a book in a while! I am enjoying the two perspectives, though sometimes I find I want to stay on one perspective just to advance the plot further!

RaimeyGallant Nice review. :) And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. 1y
AmandaRae26 @RaimeyGallant Thanks, I will check that out! 1y
RaimeyGallant I hope you find it all helpful. :) 1y
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 👋🏻🌸 1y
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Picasso
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Mehso-so

I started with Lyra‘s story and I contemplated bailing on the book once it was finished. However, I powered through it and things started picking up again once Gemma told her story. It did give me a scare in some chapters which was kind of unexpected.

The ending was presumed but the storyline was unique. I love the idea of two stories in one and that I had to flip it. I wouldn‘t bail on the book completely.

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Picasso
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Currently sitting outside in 5 degree weather (Celsius) with a hot cup of cocoa and nearing the end of this book.

One might ask why I‘m sitting outside in the cold but my answer is very simple, you see, I have three puppies (3 months) that love being outside but are always plotting on how to escape so I must watch. But fear not, I have a blanket wrapped around me while I sit in the sun.

#replica #ya #fiction #youngadult

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HotTeaGoodBooks
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Mehso-so

The storyline was good but the way some of the dots were connected to get from one plot point to another were too far fetched. Two characters with different goals and in different places need to suddenly be in the same place? Boom - what a coincidence - they end up in the same place. And that same method of moving characters and circumstances repeated throughout the story. It was all just too convenient and for me it took away from the story.

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LittlePixels
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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My daughter and I just spent about two hours in #ChangingHandsBookstore then went out for pizza and Coldstone ice cream. If there's a better way to spend a day, I can't think of it. ? And yes, she is sniffing her book in the photo. Direct quote: "I can't smell it. Wait! The top smells booky!" ? ? ? #girlsday #thatbooksmell #raisingreaders

JoScho ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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Mrp1220
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

I started with Lyra and alternated every chapter. With the occasional cheating and reading two chapters in a row. Enjoyed this one, read all of it tonight and will probably be going to by the second one tomorrow. A couple things were guessable but there were some surprises as well. #replica #youngadult #yabooks

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HotTeaGoodBooks
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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I‘ve had a pretty depressing morning so far. So...I‘m thinking some reading and peppermint cocoa might help the situation. I‘m only 85 pages in (it‘s interesting to try and keep up with your page count when you‘re flipping the book over at the end of every chapter) but enjoying it so far.

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lilredheadangel
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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So pretty! #signededition

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BookishGirl06
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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#aprilbookishmadness #flipthatbook read one girls story, then you flip it upside down to read the others story.

C.Perone Cool!! 2y
maich Wow awesome😍 2y
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DefyingGravityBooks
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Book Outlet haul! #bookoutlet #ya #youngadult

Reviewsbylola Nice!! 2y
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aevrabel
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

I'm hooked. So much so that I have to run out to the library as soon as I'm done writing this to pick up #2.
I chose to read it in alternating chapters which was beautiful. I loved how they are seamlessly written so that they can be read as stand alone or alternating.
There were some predictable things, but honestly a lot of the time something new was revealed I was surprised too.
All in all a great read. Hoping #2 is just as good.

#replica

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TrishB
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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#replicas #nuyear
So I stole these off the internet! Not read them - any else read them?

RachelO Nope. But they're pretty! I'm drawing a complete blank here - maybe tea'll help... 2y
Cinfhen They are pretty.... @RachelO think cloning or art forgery 😘 2y
TrishB @Cinfhen great clues - wish I‘d have thought of them! (edited) 2y
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hyacinth I started some of the author's other book, not these. Though they're sooo pretty and I think I have a soft spot for duologies. 2y
HotTeaGoodBooks Just started them today. They‘ve been on my tbr for ages. Heard great things on booktube. 2y
TrishB @ddevalco look forward to your review! 2y
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Hannahjeangranger
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Starting this today, sounds super interesting and I‘m keen to see how the double sided stories works

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Lizabella28
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Latest kindle purchase 📖

Sha0102 Loved it's colores. Which model is it?? 🤗 2y
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BookishGirl06
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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#novemberbythenumbers #two it has two different perspectives and it currently has two books in the series.

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BookishGirl06
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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So littens, I will be starting this soon. Any suggestions if I should do Lyra or Gemma‘s story first?

TNbookworm Curious about this book! 2y
[DELETED] 206653737 Have not read but have heard about this curious book. 2y
RanaElizabeth If you wouldn't crack the spine doing this, I'd say flip it in the air like a coin and let fate decide for you. 2y
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Beachesnbooks I strongly recommend alternating perspectives every few chapters! It worked well for me that way 2y
Beachesnbooks I started with Gemma and it worked well 2y
BookishGirl06 @Beachesnbooks that actually sounds like a good idea, as long as it doesn‘t spoil the book in any way 2y
Beachesnbooks No the reveals pretty much happen at the same time in each narrative. If you read one then the other it actually might be less suspenseful 2y
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hazelaiden
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

“A strange and baffling truth: that the people were supposed to know best can turn out to be like strangers, and that near strangers can feel so much like home.” Finished Replica and it totally gave me a Blade Runner feel. Yes, I geeked out a little. Definitely want to read Ringer next.

#bookworm #book #Replica #LaurenOliver

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TamDk
Replica | Lauren Oliver
Bailedbailed

Didn't really enjoy Lyra's side, couldn't get into Gemma's side

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hazelaiden
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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I love #LaurenOliver so I‘m super excited to start this. 😆 #Replica #Kindle #ebook

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R.Lyn-Romance-Reads
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Mini Book Outlet haul.

Cinfhen Joy🙌🏻💕 2y
MicheleinPhilly Chunksters! 2y
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EliNeedsMoreShelves
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

Interesting YA - somewhat predictable if you read a lot of YA, but compelling enough characters that I'm in for book 2.

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EliNeedsMoreShelves
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Starting this one tonight - complete impulse grab at the library yesterday. I know this book had a lot of buzz last year, so typically I'm late to the party. Lots of other things I "should" be reading right now, but a little spur-of-the-moment is good for the soul.

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mbaldini
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Book + food + coffee = great morning!

Mommamanzi Perfection! 2y
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AJTimberlake
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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It's "I'm too exhausted to even try studying so I'm going to read my beautiful book" day. Really enjoying #replica by #LaurenOliver so far. I've decided to read it by flipping the book over and over and reading one chapter of each perspective at a time. So far I'm glad I chose this method.

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AJTimberlake
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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I've never heard of this book but it's cover caught my eye and the summary sounded right up my alley, I also like Lauren Oliver. So I bought this to celebrate the end of my semester. #replica #beautifulcover #tbr

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mbaldini
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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At my fiance's family house for the weekend... didn't want to run out of reading material! #problem #hoarder

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NadinetheReader
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Round 2

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thieving.books
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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What if this book was based on a true story? 🤔🤔🤔 unlikely but it would have been a civilization far greater than ours 😅 I haven't read #Replica or any #LaurenOliver books for the matter, what are your thoughts?

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Mytimeoutshelf
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Oh @bookoutlet how I love you!! I always get into a little slump when my time with my husband is coming to an end. He works all over for work and will be gone for weeks at a time. So receiving this package and a lovely gift from @printedalphabet yesterday really lifted my spirits! 🤗
Can you believe I got all these books for $38!?!

#bookoutlet #bookhaul

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Missricheyreads
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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I selected about 25 books from being packed. I miss all the choices but I'm confident I can get through these. 😎

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TheBumbleGirl
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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My Lauren Oliver bookshelf 😍 I still need to read REPLICA!!! (I'm also still looking for more editions to add here 😉)

#bookshelfie #books #laurenoliver #epicreads #harpercollins #bookcollection #booknerd #bookworm #bookblogger #read #reader

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literaryleisha
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Currently reading: Replica.
Not sure how I feel about it. I just finished reading Lyra's half, now Gemma's perspective. Will let you guys know my thoughts when I'm done 😅

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PurpleyPumpkin
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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These are my #summerreads tbr stacks. I #canteven begin to see how I'm going to get through all of them! Long-time Littens may even have seen some of these in previous tbr posts. Not sure I'll ever catch up. 😳 #day12 #riotgrams #junebookbugs

PurpleyPumpkin @BookHermit Yes, thanks to you! I've been trying to get to it because it looks so good! On my July list. 👍🏽 3y
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stacybmartin
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

An interesting new take on how to write a book - I think I may have preferred alternating chapters, though. Yes, I know, I'm an old fuddy-duddy. I wasn't sure how to read it so I just started with Lyra's section and then Gemma. I'll definitely be checking out the next book in the series when it comes out.

wonderfully_bookish I just picked this up from the library! Should I go back and forth between chapters or finish one perspective first? 3y
stacybmartin @wonderfully_bookish I went with the one perspective first bc I figured it would drive me crazy continually flipping the book over and keeping track of the chapters in each. I'm curious as to how the audio handled it. 3y
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NadinetheReader
Replica | Lauren Oliver

If you're on instagram you should follow my bookstagram: @ novellish! Thxxxx

Jenryland Done! 3y
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desertbibliophile
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Making progress on organizing my new bookshelves! It's a slow and steady process. #shelfie #riotgrams

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thecalicobooks
Replica | Lauren Oliver
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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Filled with mystery and adventure, I never wanted to stop reading this book! I cannot wait for the sequel to see how things play out!

•Read Jan. 10 - Jan. 29•

Book #3 of 2017

#replica #laurenoliver #booksread

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