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Booked Twice: Booked to Die and The Bookman's Wake | John Dunning
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Together for the first time in an omnibus edition are the first two Cliff Janeway novels--"Booked to Die" and "Bookman's Wake."
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I'm very late with my list of books read July - Sept. (Because I can't win, or am lazy ...)
8. Trail of Lightning
14. A Thousand Splendid Suns
15. The Silver Linings Playbook
17. Yiddish Yoga
18. Ghost Boys
19. Chasing the Scream
22. The Final Days of Magic
Just two left to read in the last three months!

Cinfhen Ha!! You‘re always a winner in my book 😘 2w
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Friendly reminder... don‘t forget to share the books you‘ve read for the third quarter of #Booked19 📚#FinalQuarter starts October 1 🍁🍂🍁And don‘t forget to tag your hosts so we can enter you in the gift card drawing 💚

IamIamIam AAARRRGGHHH, I've got 5 more chapters to go and I'm finished!!! Tough choice, laundry or 4w
erzascarletbookgasm Posted mine last month 🙂 4w
Cinfhen Yes, you did @erzascarletbookgasm 😘Are you reading Geek Love for genrebursting @IamIamIam ??? 4w
IamIamIam I am!!! I read this at an inappropriately young age, maybe 14 or 15, and it's stuck with me ever since! I flipping love this book!!! It's definitely not for the faint of heart!!!! 4w
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Summer #booked2019 prompts.

DivineDiana 👏🏻👍🏻👏🏻 4w
TrishB Cool 👍🏻 4w
Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉 🥳well done 4w
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It‘s that time again! We love to see your wrap up posts, and they help us make sure everyone is counted in the random drawing for the giveaway. Let us know what #booked2019 books and prompts you‘ve completed in July, August, and September. ♥️📚👊🏻

@Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft

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Okay, I think I‘m going to stick to what I planned in January for the summer season of #Booked2019 ... right? 🤪 I still need to read that #clifi prompt from last season. And my #booktomovie choice might be a stretch, but she‘s just so damn inspiring. I‘m definitely looking forward to ALL of these. #summerprompts #muslimauthor #diversemiddlegrade #graphicnovel #giftedtoyou

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Congrats to @jenniferajanes 🎉🥳🎉🥳our #Spring #Booked2019 winner‼️📚 Once again we had hundreds of books read this quarter, proving that Littens are Lit(erary) 🔥 🔥🔥🔥🔥Thanks so much to all our participants 🙌🏻we love seeing your posts and reviews 🤓 #ShowUsYourSummerPicks ☀️🌴🍹

JanuarieTimewalker13 Congratulations! 4mo
Cathythoughts 😀 yay !! 4mo
ljuliel 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 4mo
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Reviewsbylola 🥳🥳🥳 4mo
mrp27 🎉🎉🎉 4mo
ferskner I can't believe how far behind I am in posting these.... I'll get caught up soon! 4mo
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We love ALL of you #Booked2019 participants. It‘s as fun for us as it hopefully is for you. Thanks to everyone for the summary posts, reviews, and tags.

And congratulations to @jenniferajanes for being this quarter‘s drawing winner! 📗📘📙📕 Please email me at barbarathebibliophage at gmail dot com so we can set up your prize. ♥️

On to the summer prompts, all!! 🎉🎉🎉📚📚📚😎😎😎

Cinfhen Congrats to @jenniferajanes ❣️❣️❣️❣️ and to all our wonderful readers xx 4mo
jenniferajanes Yay! Thank you! 🎉📚 4mo
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It‘s the last few days of our second “season!” So, if you haven‘t posted a read or two, get to it! Summary posts work well too. Thanks, friends. Your hosts appreciate your communication, so we can have everybody‘s entries in our drawing. xoxo

IndoorDame If we've been posting all along do you want us to post a summary too? (I wasn't online the last few days of fall quarter so I don't remember how it worked) 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @IndoorDame If you‘ve been posting all along, that‘s perfect. For anyone who hasn‘t done that, a summary is sometimes easier for everyone. 4mo
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BarbaraTheBibliophage @IndoorDame You‘re welcome! 🤓 4mo
JazzFeathers I'm afraid my list is pitiful... 😶 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @JazzFeathers Naaah. Whatever you got done (or didn't), it's cool. We want this to be fun, not all judgy and frustrating. 📘 🎉 ❤ 4mo
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#booked2019 #update Here‘s where I am, as of today. On track w/numbers but behaving like the #rebelreader I am and jumping around between seasons. Still another month to go in Spring too.

1. Murder in the Marais
2. Fierce Fairytales
3. Molokai
4. The Road to Jonestown
6. Forensics
7. Dark of the Moon
9. Heart Berries
10. Bel Canto
12. The Bonjour Effect
13. Where The Crawdads Sing
21. Daisy Jones
23. Kristin Lavransdatter
24. The Other Queen

Cinfhen Ohhhhhh!!!! Lots of progress 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen Thanks! And yet I still feel behind because of that one winter prompt left unchecked. #perfectionist (edited) 5mo
Carleneishere If I may suggest one for Social Media Focus: Red White and Royal Blue! It‘s fantastic (100% picks on Litsy!) and I‘ve pressured manynon romance reading friends into reading it and they love it too! 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Carleneishere Thanks—I‘ll keep it in mind! 5mo
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This happened today at the #booked2019 virtual headquarters! We are over the moon with the response to this year‘s challenge. Over 400 books have been read already. People are making it work for them & having fun!

And best of all, our giveaway winner is @Simona who also participated in our first year!

Quick reminder: please hashtag #booked2019 and tag all three cohosts on your reviews. Without this, we may not be able enter you in the drawing.

JennyM Thank you hosting ladies! 7mo
TheReadingMermaid Congratulations @Simona 🎉🎉🎉 7mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @JennyM You‘re so welcome! 😘 7mo
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Cinfhen Congrats to @Simona and all our readers!!!! 🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳you‘re all incredible!!!! YOU make the challenge fun and successful #KeepOnReading 7mo
Simona Thank you 😊 @TheReadingMermaid 7mo
Simona @BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen Thank you again, it‘s fun to participate❣️ 7mo
sammisho Congrats @Simona 💕💕💕 7mo
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Got 9 books read for #booked2019 this winter. Jumped around a bit too!

1. Murder in the Marais
2. Fierce Fairytales
3. Moloka‘i
4. The Road to Jonestown
6. Forensics
9. Heart Berries
10. Bel Canto
21. Daisy Jones & The Six
24. The Other Queen

I‘m trying to get around and 👊🏻 everyone who‘s posting their summaries. ♥️ y‘all!

cathysaid ❤️ Bel Canto and found The Road To Jonestown fascinating! 7mo
Carolyn11215 How do you manage to get collages posted to Litsy so that you can see all your books? No matter what I do...parts of top and bottom are always cut off! 7mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Carolyn11215 I look for the grids in PicCollage that are shaped in rectangles. Even then I do cut small parts off. (edited) 7mo
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BarbaraTheBibliophage @cathysaid 👊🏻 Me too! 7mo
Cinfhen Well done 👍🏻 7mo
4thhouseontheleft Awesome!! I also have #irishauthor left from Winter. I have Tana French picked out, but didn‘t want to start a new series until I finish The Game of Thrones books. 7mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft Makes sense. Those books are all-consuming. I have a John Boyne picked for that prompt but now my ARC stack has gotten too tall, so I‘m working on it instead. (edited) 7mo
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1. Butchers Hill
2. The Surface Breaks
3. On the Same Page
4. Adnan‘s Story
5. A Ladder to the Sky
6. Tin Man

Freespirit I really liked Tin Man😊 7mo
Cinfhen Nicely done 👍🏻 7mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great picks! ♥️👊🏻📚 7mo
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We are days away from #Booked2019 1st quarterly drawing ❣️❣️❣️ Don‘t forget to post a wrap up of the books you‘ve read Jan- Mar 2019 using hashtag #Booked2019 & tagging us @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen

We love seeing what you‘re reading & want to make sure we‘ve entered you in the drawing!

Remember: 1 book per prompt for a total of 24 entries. Who said it doesn‘t pay to read?! 🥳😜😏
1st qtr ends March 31!

Cinfhen First 3 months flew by!!! 7mo
LaLecture Oooh I kinda completely forgot about my reading plans for this challenge as I was in a reading slump for quite some time. We don‘t have to check off the prompts according to the seasons, do we? So I could just see if I‘ve coincidently read anything matching any of the prompts 😅? 7mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @LaLecture Don‘t stress. If you didn‘t check many prompts off this season, you can catch up in the rest of the year. Also you can work ahead anytime. So if something you did read (darn reading slump!) fits a later prompt, that‘s okay also. 😍😍 7mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen They have! And SO many people are reading all over the map, and having FUN doing it. 👊🏻📚♥️ 7mo
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#Booked2019 Seasonal Reading Challenge is on! @Cinfhen, @4thHouseontheleft, and I are again hosting a Litsy challenge to go along with the changing seasons, starting Jan 1st, 2019!

There are a variety of prompts spread across the 4 seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer & Autumn—you choose the season based on your hemisphere!

Details can be found in the sign-up link here: https://goo.gl/forms/5jbH9jk5TaNPTvKt2

We hope you‘ll join us for #Booked2019!

larah17 I‘ve just signed up! I‘m determined to finally do a reading challenge this year 😂 and this one looks really fun! (edited) 10mo
TrishB Looking forward to it 👍🏻 10mo
litenthusiast Looking forward to doing this in 2019! I've never done a reading challenge, and I'm determined to read more next year. 10mo
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TNbooklover66 This looks like a fun challenge. Just signed up for all the seasons! 10mo
TheBookbabeblog84 I‘m in! I think will help me read outside of certain genres lol. 10mo
saresmoore I‘ve got all my Winter picks lined up! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @larah17 I‘m glad you‘re joining us—we‘ve got such a great group for 2019!! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @TrishB @litenthusiast Me too! I‘m anxious for the new year and new prompts! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @TNbooklover66 I‘m so glad you‘re joining us!! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @TheBookbabeblog84 It will for sure. But the prompts are more flexible than you think sometimes! So glad you‘re in! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @saresmoore Me too. Wonder how many we‘ll change, though?? 10mo
kamoorephoto I'm doing it! I'm just deciding still...I‘ll post a bit more in the Goodreads group soon... 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @kamoorephoto Fabulous!! The planning is half the fun! 10mo
daena I signed up yesterday, looking forward to this! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Yay @daena — glad you‘re joining in! 👏🏻👏🏻 10mo
daena I will look for the Goodreads group as well 10mo
Kathrin I am soooo in. It was bunches of fun this year! 10mo
allthingskayla Totally doing this! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Kathrin @allthingskayla Thrilled to have you with us! 👏🏻🎉📚😘 10mo
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Okay #Booked2019 friends, here‘s a big list of books written by people who also have podcasts. May the planning commence! I will tag as many as I can in the comments. #relatedtoapodcast


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BarbaraTheBibliophage @LaLecture Here‘s a really, really big list. Follow the link above for even more ideas! 11mo
Cinfhen I‘m loving the graphics!!! I‘ve notice the clever use of the winter color block background 💛💛💛 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen Thanks! I‘m all about “the branding,” after spending so long in the advertising world. 🤪 11mo
Cinfhen It‘s working!!!! 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Shvonne @Zelma Thanks—more great options! 11mo
Victoriahoperose Thanks for sharing this! 11mo
bookcollecter Can it be an author who was featured on a podcast? 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @bookcollecter Yes, especially if that‘s how you got excited about the particular book! 11mo
bookcollecter @BarbaraTheBibliophage awesome I have an idea then: #MichaelPollan his neweat book looks fascinating and he did the podcast tours this past year and has piqued my interest #HowToChangeYour mind 11mo
bookcollecter @BarbaraTheBibliophage oh you have read it? I really loved his book called #BotanyofDesire...did you read that one? 11mo
RedxoHearts Great list thanks for sharing! I've already added a few of them to my TBR list 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @bookcollecter I have read it. Also Omnivore‘s Dilemma and In Defense of Food. Here‘s my review of the new one: http://thebibliophage.com/book-review-change-your-mind-science-psychedelics-mich... 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @RedxoHearts You‘re welcome. I love to litfuence people! 🤪 11mo
bookcollecter @Thanks BarbaraTheBibliophage I will check out. Btw, My wife's college roommate is the daughter of #JohnDunning he was nice enough to autograph one of his books for us 😀 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @bookcollecter I‘m not familiar with him, but he is definitely prolific! Autographs are awesome, aren‘t they? (edited) 11mo
bookcollecter @BarbaraTheBibliophage Indeed😀 and I went back altered all my posts to include the third member of the Triumvirate of Teachers @Cinfhen 11mo
DeleteAcct Yes! Rick Steves it is. I was wondering about this one. 🤔 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cathythoughts Here‘s my post! Follow the link in the post itself for even more suggestions. 11mo
Cathythoughts Thankyou !! 👍🏻♥️ 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cathythoughts You‘re welcome, of course! 🥰 11mo
Cinfhen Try this @Cathythoughts ❤️ 10mo
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Happy to announce the return of our bookish challenge❣️❣️❣️ #Booked2019 offers a diverse selection of prompts arranged in quarters/seasons. You are free to read as many or as few prompts as you wish. You can focus on one season or read by mood. Every prompt completed earns a chance to participate in a quarterly drawing. Only one book per prompt with a total of 24 chances to enter. ☃️🌷🌞🍁 Sign up now open https://goo.gl/forms/5jbH9jk5TaNPTvKt2

BarbaraTheBibliophage Please make sure you tag us and use hashtag #booked2019 when you complete a prompt‼️It‘s how we track your progress and keep you entered for prizes. Any questions??? Ask away! And stay tuned for our GoodReads group coming soon 11mo
AmyG I already started making my list from my TBR. Thank you for doing this again in 2019. 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @AmyG Yippee! I love the planning phase, don‘t you?? So glad you‘re on board again! 11mo
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thereadingowlvina Sounds fun! Just signed up and now doing my 2019TBR! 😁 11mo
jpmcwisemorgan Ok I‘m going to try again. 11mo
nelehelen Yesss! Thank you for hosting again! It was by far my favorite challenge this year. 😘 11mo
Cinfhen UH.MAY.ZING @thereadingowlvina @jpmcwisemorgan @nelehelen so excited to have you all participate 📚🤗🤗🤗 11mo
JazzFeathers I'm in! 😄 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @thereadingowlvina Yay!! I love the planning phase. 👏🏻👏🏻🎉🎉💙💙 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @jpmcwisemorgan Awesome! I hope it‘s fun for you! 💕 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @nelehelen Aww. I‘m sooo glad, on both counts. 💕 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @JazzFeathers FABulous! We can‘t wait! 11mo
MicrobeMom Just signed up! Going to start planning my books! 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @MicrobeMom Yaaaayyy!! I love this planning phase, even though I change my mind a lot during the year! 11mo
lisakoby I‘m in! It looks like so much fun. 11mo
LaLecture That sounds great! I‘m in and already thinking about which book I could read for which prompt 😋. Although I‘ll probably not stick to the plan 😅. (edited) 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @lisakoby We hope it‘s fun for everyone! Just picking prompts is great, and I love how excited everyone is to plan. 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @LaLecture Yay!! I love the planning, even though I change my mind often. 👏🏻👏🏻🎉🎉 11mo
Soozee @BarbaraTheBibliophage Sorry, I have a question. If a book I read fulfills more than one category -say I read a fairy tale by a new-to-me author and it has a food pic on the cover - could I use that for 3 different categories? 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Soozee Hi - thanks for asking! We ask that each prompt have its own book, since there‘s a giveaway entry involved. That keeps the entries equal between participants. 11mo
Soozee Thank you. 😁 @BarbaraTheBibliophage 11mo
kspenmoll Just signed up. Hope to do all but this past year I only finished one season, so starting with 2. Thanks! 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @kspenmoll The best thing is to try! Maybe 2019 will work out better than 2018. But every book read is a good thing—challenge or not! 11mo
LaLecture I‘ve got a question about the podcast prompt: Does it have to be a book written about a podcast or by someone who does a podcast or is it also okay when it‘s mentioned in a podcast? 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @LaLecture I think any of those is okay. If you get all excited about a book because the author is on all your podcasts, that makes sense to me. There are also a lot of books out that have content developed on podcasts or by podcasters. Which book are you thinking of? 11mo
LaLecture @BarbaraTheBibliophage I don‘t have any ideas 😅. I don‘t usually listen to podcasts and don‘t no many. But I wanted to start looking for ideas so I thought I‘d ask about the rules first. Maybe I‘ll check out other people‘s plans :). (edited) 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @LaLecture One of my co-hosts posted about this prompt recently. I tagged you in a comment, so you can find the post. There were quite a few ideas in the discussions. Hope that helps! 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @ravenlee Here‘s one of our original posts! Excited to have you. 👏🏻👏🏻📚📚♥️♥️ 9mo
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