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The Light Between Oceans
The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
AFTER FOUR HARROWING YEARS ON THE WESTERN Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a days journey from the coast. To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season, Tom brings a young, bold, and loving wife, Isabel. Years later, after two miscarriages and one stillbirth, the grieving Isabel hears a babys cries on the wind. A boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby. Tom, who keeps meticulous records and whose moral principles have withstood a horrific war, wants to report the man and infant immediately. But Isabel insists the baby is a gift from God, and against Toms judgment, they claim her as their own and name her Lucy. When she is two, Tom and Isabel return to the mainland and are reminded that there are other people in the world. Their choice has devastated one of them.
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mimsickle
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Wow. This book. Absolutely beautiful and so emotional. I. Just don't know how else to explain my feelings for this book but it will always be a favourite for me

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Andrew65
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I‘m posting this in response to @ljuliel ‘s Challenge to #LetsKeepLitsyActive by posting a book that moved us emotionally.

Could post many but The Light Between Oceans challenged my moral compass and made me cry long ugly tears! 😢😭😢😭😢😭😢😭😢 Such a great book and stayed with me. ❣️😍

What book moved you emotionally? Amy emotions. #BooksMoveUsEmotionally

TheBookHippie I‘ve thrown a few books in my day as all #BOTMBUDDYREADERS know. However Girl in Pieces had me sobbing in recognising myself as a teen and all the teens I mentor now and in the past 2w
Andrew65 @TheBookHippie Can certainly see why! And I always worry about your walls and ornaments. #ChuckMyBook 2w
TheBookHippie @Andrew65 🤣🤣🤣🤣 I‘ve only debated books so far ...😱 2w
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Andrew65 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve stacked it. 2w
EadieB @Andrew65 I was moved emotionally by 2w
Andrew65 @EadieB That‘s one I haven‘t read yet, think I am in the minority. 2w
Andrew65 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks This is another I need to get to. 2w
OriginalCyn620 Thanks for the tag @Andrew65! When I think of books that moved me emotionally, dog stories come to mind, the first one being 2w
Crazeedi This year this one, but there are others... 2w
TheAromaofBooks Gah, this book got me, too! I thought the author did a really amazing job making Isabelle a sympathetic character even when I disagreed with her. I cried buckets over this one. 2w
Crazeedi Also this one stuck with me because I couldn't believe someone who grew up in these circumstances made something of herself 2w
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2w
Cinfhen I LOVED your tagged book!!!! This one tore me up 2w
Andrew65 @Cinfhen Yes same for me with Sarah‘s Key! 2w
Tove_Reads I read it on the train, but had to stop because I kept on crying. Had to finish the book and the crying at home instead. 2w
Tove_Reads This one is nearly impossible to process 2w
Andrew65 Some great books to explore. Thanks @Tove_Reads 2w
gradcat @Andrew65 It‘s the memoirs for me, like @crazeedi ... particularly the tagged book & “Mayhem” by Sigrid Rausing. Great convo topic, Andrew! 👍 2w
Crazeedi @Cinfhen @Andrew65 I have Sarah's key on my shelf, have picked it up and didnt know if I wanted to cry yet.... 2w
Crazeedi @Tove_Reads wow so many I haven't read! 2w
Andrew65 @gradcat @ljuliel started it I just sought to support her by spreading it. 2w
Andrew65 @Crazeedi I got quite angry in this book. What some citizens can do to others! 2w
ljuliel Thanks Andrew ❤️ 2w
Crazeedi @Andrew65 I totally get rhat 2w
Cinfhen It‘s definitely an #InfiniteTissueRead @Crazeedi you could read it for #Booked2020 #ABookAboutGenocide 2w
Crazeedi @Cinfhen thanks for suggestion!!! 2w
gradcat @Andrew65 Where are these prompts? I have to admit, I‘m really out to sea on this ... all of this is in aid of #KeepLitsyActive right? 1w
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Bookzombie
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I‘m resurrecting my book bowl (I didn‘t have a jar) in an effort to help me focus on books I own. I love and use the library so much that I neglect the books I have on my shelves to read. I also have a hard time picking books from my own shelves so the book bowl will help.

bookful I do the same thing!👏👏 @Bookzombie 2w
Karkar Do you ever pick one out and say nope, then you pick another one and another one? I feel like this could be an issue for me. Lol 😂 I am so bad at sticking to something like this. 2w
Bookzombie @Karkar Yes, I have and will probably again. Lol. It‘s definitely not a fool proof plan. 🙂I also have had my husband pick it. 2w
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Bookzombie @bookful 🙂 Do you always stick with your first pick? See @Karkar ‘s comment above. 2w
marleed library books are like dipping into someone else‘s cookie jar! Since book fitness challenge round 2, I started a commitment that‘s worked well. For every 2 Library books I must read one book off my shelf. It‘s actually kind of fun now. 2w
Bookzombie That‘s a good commitment. I might have to do something similar. 2w
bookful I stick to the ones I pick, I pick 7 out a cup and then see which ones i want to read out the 7, I dont throw it back in and I get excited if the ones I pick I want to read , I have books I bought I need to read those before any more purchases lol @Bookzombie 2w
readordierachel I like that idea @marleed ! 2w
Eyelit Same!!! I need to give my library a rest for a bit and focus on my own books. The jar idea is a good one! 2w
Bookzombie @Eyelit I can‘t take credit for the jar idea. I saw it somewhere years ago. 🙂 It‘s so hard to not pick up library books. 2w
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Margot0817
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This book has been such a wild ride. Although it was slow up until about page 140, you'll understand why it needed to build up the emotion to continue on. I just finished this book and I'm sitting here feeling satisfied by the ending and also sobbing. If you're going to read this, at least see it to the end. Such a powerful story and I'm beyond impressed by the authors wit and twists created throughout. PICK! 😍👏

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Mrs.Bolduc
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Starting this on a Sunday night! 📚

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Book_Fairy_Mary
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I'm super excited to read and discuss this book with my book club next month!

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BookishBelle
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I really enjoyed this though it was a little sad. It pulled me in and made me want to visit Australia even more. #LMPBC #groupn @umbrellagirl I‘ll be getting this in the mail to you soon!

umbrellagirl Hi Amy, did you mail this? I never received it. 4w
BookishBelle My apologies @umbrellagirl ! It totally slipped my mind! Thanks for reminding me. I‘ll get it in the mail today. Come to think of it, I haven‘t gotten The Bookshop of Yesterday‘s back from @nomadreader 🤔 4w
nomadreader @BookishBelle I just thought about that yesterday and realized since we got off schedule I haven't read it yet. I can get it in the mail Monday for you. Sorry! 4w
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nomadreader And still sad @LitLogophile won't respond to emails, Litsy tags, or return my book😕. It's spoiled #LMPBC for me. 4w
BookishBelle That sounds good @nomadreader ! I‘m still sad too. I didn‘t let it keep me from signing up for another round though. Maybe this time everyone will participate! 🤞🏻 3w
BookishBelle I got it in the mail today @nomadreader ! Thank you! 3w
nomadreader Oh, good. That was fast! 3w
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BookishBelle
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Hey, @nomadreader ! Look what I got in the mail today! Thank you so much for the bookish socks! I love them!! Also, this is perfect timing. I just finished the book I was reading last night! #lmpbc #groupn @umbrellagirl

umbrellagirl Yay! 2mo
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JenDR
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I am thinking about traveling to Australia next year for a big milestone birthday that is looming. I like to read books set in the country before I go. Thus starting this one today. Any other books set in Australia that you can recommend?

melissajayne An excellent book. (edited) 2mo
melissajayne There is also 2mo
Caroline2 The Dry and The Lost Man are great books set in the Australian outback! 👍🏻 I love reading books that are set in my future holiday destination too!! 😉 2mo
JenDR Thanks for the recommendations. 2mo
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nomadreader
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Finishing up this one for #LMPBC #GroupN so I can send it on to @bookishbelle. Fun to read after @umbrellagirl! @LitLogophile are you still with us?

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Margot0817
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"Man, I shouldn't have eaten that" ??

TheBookHippie What fresh hell is this ?!?!?! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 that‘d be mine! 3mo
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Maude
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My second try at this book and I'm gonna have to say it's just not for me. Maybe I'll just try and watch the movie🤔

rachaich I loved the film 😊😊😊 3mo
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AmyK1
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I took a social media break last week but NOT a book break 😉😂 Got these four read. Apparently I was having a blue theme last week lol

megnews I just love Kaye Gibbons. 3mo
Nute Good reads! 5d
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wideeyedreader
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Read this one alongside my mom — @AmyK1 — though I did finish it first. And holy crap is this book good! I‘m blown away! Even though I was mad at Isabel for like, the entire last half, lol, this book is still amazing.

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EastWind76
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Complex characters and moral quagmires? Yes, please!

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MallenNC
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This book, and the song lyrics posted here, are what I think of for #lighthouse which means lighthouses are sad! #LetsTravelAugust

OriginalCyn620 Love it! ❤️ 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️ 3mo
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wideeyedreader
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My mom, @AmyK1 and I are both reading this right now!

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wideeyedreader
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#letstravelauguat I haven‘t read this yet, but the #lighthouse on the cover is so beautiful!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks LOVE this one!!! 💙💙💙 3mo
wideeyedreader @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m looking forward to reading it! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻💙📚😊 3mo
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squirrelbrain
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#lighthouse

#letstravelaugust

This is on my TBR shelf and it‘s pretty near the top of the pile but keeps slipping away....

As you can see I actually have 2 copies (both very good condition charity shop finds) so any UK Litten that wants the second copy, let me know..... first come first served!

Maybe even a #buddyread if anyone fancies it?

Cailey_Mac This has been on my list, too and I never know when I‘ll read it as well! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚❤️ 3mo
Butterflyamore I loved this book and the movie, too! I hope you get to read it soon! 3mo
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Birdsong28 I'll have it if it's not gone @squirrelbrain thanks 😘📚📖 3mo
squirrelbrain Of course @Birdsong28 - I‘ll send it off in the next few days.... 3mo
Birdsong28 @squirrelbrain Thank you 😘📚📖 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love this one!!! The movie too!! 💙💙 3mo
wordslinger42 I keep meaning to read this one! I've had a copy for a few years now! 3mo
Andrew65 I love, love, love this book! Please read it. 👍 P.S. Have tissues ready. @squirrelbrain @Cailey_Mac @wordslinger42 3mo
squirrelbrain I‘ll try to get to it soon @Andrew65 and let you know how much I cry! 😭 3mo
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Andrew65
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#QuotsyAug19 #Lighthouse

Love this book!

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Eggs
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OriginalCyn620 📚💙 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💙💙💙 3mo
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nomadreader
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Book mail is the best mail. Thanks, @umbrellagirl for the bonus tea and bookmark! I'm excited for this one! #LMPBC #GroupN

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atla
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Slept late so got a slow start on #24in48readathon —- This book gave me all the feels - so good! Next up is finishing the audio version of A Gentleman in Moscow, while my SO hits the library for me ☺️

#24in48

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atla
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Just signed up for #24in48readathon on a whim - and this is my kick-off book! But I got a library hold notification for City if Girls which I‘ll pick up tomorrow - and I‘m stoked! #24in48

MellieAntoinette Loved this book! 4mo
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mydearwatson
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I haven‘t read it yet, but I bought this book a while back based on the strength of the movie trailer.
#water #letstraveljuly #booktomovie #coverlove @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Butterflyamore I loved this one! I hope you enjoy it when you do read it! 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Loved it!!! 4mo
OriginalCyn620 💙🌊 4mo
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Eggs
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#water #letstraveljuly @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

The ocean is an important metaphor in this amazing story.

Readergrrl Oh, this story just broke my heart! 💔💔💔 4mo
Bklover What an appropriate photo! And lovely too! 4mo
BooknerdsLife What a gorgeous photo that matches with the book so perfectly too ❤️ 4mo
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OriginalCyn620 Great photo! 4mo
ladym30 Stunning photo!❤️ 4mo
Eggs @Readergrrl Yes...😭 4mo
tammysue So pretty! 💓 4mo
Eggs Thanks 💗 @tammy_sue 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love everything about this!!!! 🌊💗❤️ 4mo
Eggs Thanks Misty 💗💗💗 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 4mo
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Beccacraft
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This book about a couple that chose to keep a baby who was shipwrecked and claim it as their own, and the subsequent consequences caused by that decision was emotionally heart-wrenching. It made me cry, smile, and reflect on my own children and what I would do or how I would react in a similar situation. Reading this book was one of the few times that I wasn‘t sure what the “happy ending” would or should be.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💔😭💔😭 4mo
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squirrelbrain
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Lots of lovely #bookmail on my return from holidays...

The books are all ARCs from #readersfirst - I‘ve won one a week for the past few weeks - there was a bit of a backlog!

The postcard is from the lovely @kathedron - I hope you had a great holiday! I‘d be interested to know what you thought of the book that you were reading for your book group (tagged); it‘s been on my TBR shelf for quite a while... 😁

Oryx Hope you had a great holiday! 4mo
squirrelbrain I did thanks @Oryx - just dealing with all the washing now! 😁 4mo
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Stuck at an airport hotel for the night unexpectedly. Starting my #lmpbc pick. #round6 #groupN

nomadreader Excited to read this one! 4mo
Jess861 This is such an amazing book! 4mo
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sblbooks
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⭐⭐⭐⭐
A beautifully written story set in Australia. Lucy-Grace was my favorite character, and the one I felt for the most. The adults in this novel drove me crazy with their poor decisions. I lost count how many times I was SMH. Why did Izzy and Tom never consider adoption?
@mvegabec I enjoyed this one. Thanks.

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kathedron
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For bookgroup. I can see why this is popular: strong characters, emotion, a moral dilemma. And it follows the formula of making the characters want something, preventing them having it and seeing how they respond. I enjoyed it until I lost interest towards the end when the emotion turned to outright flailing. Most days I'd lean towards a so-so (don't like blatant attempts at plucking my heartstrings) but it was a good holiday read so it's a pick.

squirrelbrain I have this on my TBR shelf still... great review! 4mo
Tamra It was a pan for me for the same reasons - manipulative in an overt way. It also took too much suspension of disbeliefs 4mo
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Simply_Reads
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If you need a good cry then this is the book for you! Great story. I‘ve read some reviews that didn‘t like the ending but I really liked it.

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TrishB
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#downunder I remember this one was set in Australia 😁 there seemed to be a lot of similar looking books that came out at the same time and have become a bit of a blur in my mind!
#wanderingjune

erzascarletbookgasm Still tbr! 😄 5mo
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm my book journal says I liked this one! 5mo
Caroline2 Meh, I was underwhelmed by this one. Brill first half but the ending was so contrived and too convenient. 🙄 5mo
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Cinfhen I remember LOVING this book!!! Read it @erzascarletbookgasm 😃 5mo
Cathythoughts I havnt read yet. And yes I get it mixed up with books with similar titles & covers 🤔♥️ 5mo
Joanne1 I loved this one. The movie is good too. 5mo
IamIamIam LOL, oy... no commenting before coffee 😂😂😂... I totally got confused & almost commented that it took place in British Columbia but that was 5mo
TrishB @IamIamIam that‘s one of the ones that looks the same! 5mo
TrishB @Cathythoughts we definitely all do! 5mo
TrishB @Joanne1 not seen the film 👍🏻 5mo
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wideeyedreader
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A mac and cheese bar, book shopping, and my first ever visit to Lush—a great way to spend a Monday, in my opinion! Tagged is one of the books I bought.

brit91 Looks like a great day!!😎😍🤩 5mo
wideeyedreader @brit91 It really was! 5mo
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Neesay
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You only have to forgive once. To resent, you have to do it all day, every day. You have to keep remembering all the bad things.

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Andrew65
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#BoysDontcry
#AnglophileApril

Happy to admit this book made me cry 😢😭 And some!
A truly special book that makes you question your morals and beliefs. The ending 😭
One of my favourite all-time books.

Areader2 One of my favorites! 7mo
Cinfhen Such a GREAT book 7mo
Mdargusch I have yet to read this one. 😕 7mo
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Cinfhen Oh @Mdargusch YOU MUST!! 7mo
Andrew65 @Mdargusch I envy you still having this one to look forward to, and I agree with @Cinfhen, you must!!! 7mo
Andrew65 @Areader2 @Cinfhen Certainly Agree! 7mo
Andrew65 @Mdargusch I look forward to seeing your thoughts on the book. 😊👍 7mo
GypsyKat This made me cry too! It was so beautifully written! 7mo
Andrew65 @GypsyKat Very much so. 7mo
emilyhaldi This has been on my list forever 💙 in fact, I think I have it somewhere around here.... 🧐📚📚📚📚📚 7mo
Andrew65 @emilyhaldi A great read, you have to get to it but have tissues handy! 7mo
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KathrynElise
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This book is all about forgiving past mistakes and trying to move on. Very fitting for #forgive . 💙✨

#SpringIntoReading

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great choice 💙 7mo
Andrew65 Love this 😍 7mo
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Butterflyamore
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

52 week reading challenge: Recommendation from a friend (9)

There is a lot of depth packed between the pages of this extraordinary book. Some of the issues it deals with are war and its effects, trauma in various forms, searing loss, overwhelming grief, moral choices, the poison of prejudice, and harmful religious beliefs.

#readwhatyouloveproject

Full review here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2693507654

Littlestbookshelf Oh I loved this book so much! ❤️ 9mo
Krystle13 I 💓 this book!!! I cried a few times reading it. I have yet to watch the film.... 9mo
Butterflyamore @Krystle13 I cried so much at the end. I‘m eager to watch the movie now! I think we‘re going to watch it on Thursday. 9mo
Butterflyamore @Littlestbookshelf Yes, it was so good! 9mo
Krystle13 @Butterflyamore I really should just cave and watch it! Talk my fiance into it. Hahaha. I really hope the movie is as incredible as the book!!! Let me know when you watch it what you think. 😊 9mo
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Butterflyamore
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“A lighthouse is for others; powerless to illuminate the space closest to it.”

tracey38 I love lighthouses. 9mo
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Butterflyamore
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She knew that if a wife lost a husband, there was a whole new word to describe who she was: she was now a widow. A husband became a widower. But if a parent lost a child, there was no special label for their grief. They were still just mother or father, even if they no longer had a son or daughter. That seemed odd. 😭

Demibom Very sad. Never thought of it 10mo
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Traci1
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I'm trying to get my book buying under control this year. Last month I only spent $15 (on 6 books), but that's probably more to do with the shutdown than any willpower on my part. So, today I headed to the FOTL book sale - they have these every month - and I picked up these 3 (spending $2.50). I don't know if I should feel good or bad about buying (only) 9 books in 32 days. 🤔

BibliOphelia I‘m trying to slow down as well this year, mostly to catch up on what must be 100 unread books in my IRL and digital TBR stacks. 😱😱 10mo
Traci1 @BibliOphelia it's really a struggle. 10mo
BibliOphelia Tooooooootally!!! 😩 10mo
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Butterflyamore
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“The cruelest joke was on the fellows everyone called ‘lucky‘ because they got to come back at all: back to the kids spruced up for the welcome home, to the dog with a ribbon tied to his collar so he could join in on the fun. The dog was usually the first to spot that something was up. Not just that the bloke was missing an eye or a leg; more that he was missing generally - still missing in action, though his body had never been lost sight of.”

Butterflyamore Picture found on Pinterest 10mo
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ckonicek
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Very good!

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Amiable
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Tom and Isabel, isolated from the Australian mainland due to his job as a lighthouse keeper, have been trying for years to have a child. One day a boat washes up on their island carrying a dead man--and a baby. Isabel sees the baby's arrival as fate. Tom thinks they should report it to the police. But he caves, and they pretend to the world that the baby is theirs. All goes well for a time. Until it doesn't. This book is awash in moral dilemmas.

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jfalkens
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Omg! Thank you so much @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🤗 I love it and can't wait to read it!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You‘re very welcome!! Merry Christmas ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
jfalkens @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Merry Christmas ❤💚❤💚❤💚 11mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I just got your thanksgiving card!!!! Thank you ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
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jfalkens @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks wow! that took a while to get there 11mo
jfalkens @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I wonder if it got lost in the mail for a while 🤔 11mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @jfalkens I think so!!! 🤷🏼‍♀️🤣 11mo
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Andrew65
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Did someone mention lights #SeasonsReadings
Any time lights is mentioned one of my favourite books always comes to mind! This is such a beautiful book, but it does make you question what is the moral thing to do, or what is morally right. Also what can happen to ordinary people based on one decision they make. Love this book and everyone needs to read it but bring tissues! No plenty of tissues!😍❤️🎅😢😭
#FestivalofLights

Ingerella I loved this book too. It's definitely one of my favorites as well. 12mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love this one!! Great choice!! 12mo
Andrew65 @Ingerella @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I went into this book with no aspirations and just fell in love! 12mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Andrew65 me too and cried like a baby!! 12mo
Judybskt I really liked this book!! 12mo
mrp27 I really enjoyed this book, heart wrenching. 12mo
Andrew65 @mrp27 Most definitely! 12mo
Andrew65 @Judybskt It is a great book. 12mo
Bookworm47 I absolutely loved this one @Andrew65. Great movie too. 12mo
vkois88 I need to steal this one back from my mom to read 12mo
Andrew65 @vkois88 You most definitely do!!! 12mo
Andrew65 @Bookworm47 I‘m yet to see the movie! Must address this! 12mo
Bookworm47 @Andrew65 well worth watching, but the book is always better in my opinion. 12mo
Andrew65 @Bookworm47 Totally agree, usually the case. 12mo
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Lel2403
The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
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Not read this, but sounds good. 99p for kindle at the moment

violabrain Great book! 12mo
mcctrish This was a great story. 12mo
tpixie Its a touching book. Somewhat a tragedy. Can‘t remember the ending feeling though 12mo
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LoveToReadLiveToRead That is a very specific genre that they‘ve put it in! 12mo
Lel2403 @LoveToReadLiveToRead I thought that, Oceanian fiction....😄 12mo
belovedbyabba I love this book but be ready to break your heart. 12mo
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Allthebookclubs
The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
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Ditched the Audible app and picked this up a few hours ago....and read the entire book in one sitting. It‘s a heartbreaking, gut-wrenching story. There‘s no way I could see the movie and relive it. The kind of loss Izzy suffered is unimaginable. I‘m glad to have read it though, and I‘d recommend it to anyone.

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Allthebookclubs
The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
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Starting this on Audible tonight, I‘m really excited! Haven‘t seen the movie, not sure I will....

Allthebookclubs I‘m not fond of the narrator AT ALL. I might have to grab the paperback 🤦🏼‍♀️ 12mo
Chelleo A bad narrator can truly ruin a book! Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. Follow @LitsyHappenings to find out about various challenges, buddy reads, meet-ups and swaps taking place.
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