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A Beautiful Poison
A Beautiful Poison | Lydia Kang
Just beyond the Gilded Age, in the mist-covered streets of New York, the deadly Spanish influenza ripples through the city. But with so many victims in her close circle, young socialite Allene questions if the flu is really to blame. All appear to have been poisonedand every death was accompanied by a mysterious note. Desperate for answers and dreading her own engagement to a wealthy gentleman, Allene returns to her passion for scientific discovery and recruits her long-lost friends, Jasper and Birdie, for help. The investigation brings her closer to Jasper, an apprentice medical examiner at Bellevue Hospital who still holds her heart, and offers the delicate Birdie a last-ditch chance to find a safe haven before her fragile health fails. As more of their friends and family die, alliances shift, lives become entangled, and the three begin to suspect everyoneeven each other. As they race to find the culprit, Allene, Birdie, and Jasper must once again trust each other, before one of them becomes the next victim.
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azulaco
A Beautiful Poison | Lydia Kang
Mehso-so

I didn‘t like this one as much as I‘d hoped to. It was interesting that one of the MCs was a radium girl, but no one in the book ever learned that she had radium poisoning. There was an unnecessary same-sex attraction that went nowhere and didn‘t help the plot. I thought the characters were pretty well written. It did have a couple of twists that I didn‘t foresee, and the writing was pretty. But on balance...eh.

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writerlibrarian
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Beautifully written. The story lines are intertwine in ways that keep you guessing without making you feel you are being either lied to or the writer is too clever for you. Which in my case, both of these were true. In a good way. A very good way.
It's science porn, mixed with a really good mystery, New York at the end of WW1 where more than one killer is roaming around one human, one terribly inhuman. #booked2019 #happyplace

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writerlibrarian
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Need to win. Pens vs the Blue Jackets. Third jersey tonight and no Bob in the 🥅. I'm at 60% in this historical mystery. It's really, really good.
#readingandwatchinghockey

Annl I cannot figure out who is your team or if you just love hockey. I love hockey and am a leafs fan. 🏒🇨🇦 9mo
writerlibrarian Phil the Thrill 🚨 on PP. 1-0 🐧😁😁. With less than 2m to go in the 2nd, 🐧🚨 2-0. There were fights, puck in the face in this period. Schultzy got an 🍎 . Empty net 🚨 for 87. 3-0. Big win 🕺 has left the building. (edited) 9mo
writerlibrarian @Annl being a good Canadian girl I'm a hockey fan at the core. I am a 🐧 fans first, i love the Leafs, i will watch the Hawks because well, Jonathan Toews is my kind of player, I'll listen to the ⭐️ and the Caps. Hockey fan to the core. I'm also old enough to have seen Roy play, Gretzky play, even Dryden play, when I was really young. (edited) 9mo
Annl I also saw the old guys play (on tv). It is an amazing sport! 9mo
writerlibrarian @Annl i was an arena brat. My family was involved in minor hockey, hence weekend at the rink. Hockey, good hockey is the most amazing sport. Fast, emotional, physical and smart all on skate. 😁 9mo
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writerlibrarian
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I'm half way through this one. So far it is still keeping me interested. 🐧 at home battling the Florida 🐆 it's a must win game to stay in the last 16 teams for the playoffs. Canes are in Boston, if they lose 🐧 jumps over them and if the Isles also somehow lose it's only 2 points between 2nd place. All the games are important now. Matt 'Dad' Cullen is playing his 1500th game tonight. #readingandwatchinghockey

writerlibrarian Geno in the 📦 and 🐆 🚨. 🐧 opened the 2nd period with a JakenBake 🚨 we are tied at 1 and 🐧 just kill a penalty. 🐧 on PP and 87 🚨 2-1 🐧. 🐆 tie with 2m to go in the 2nd. 🐧 won in OT 3-2 (edited) 9mo
SpeculativeFemale Funny to see this today when I just posted about being at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex yesterday. Go 🐧 9mo
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This is the main event. ? in Montréal and ? vs Buffalo in TO. Will probably switch between the two.
#readingandwatchinghockey

throwmeabook @writerlibrarian I‘m at the Montreal game tonight! Go Habs Go! 🔵⚪️🔴 9mo
writerlibrarian @throwmeabook wave to 87 for me 😉 9mo
writerlibrarian I'm up to 40 % into this book and it's a lot darker than I was expecting. Still very good but quite dark 9mo
writerlibrarian 21s in 87 🚨. 🐧 PP 81 to 87 to 71 🚨. Set play, 87 wins the face off to 59 🚨 59 again 4-0 🐧. Habs get on the board 4-1 🐧 add an empty net 🚨 🐧win 5-1 (edited) 9mo
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writerlibrarian
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Saturday late afternoon game is Hawks in LA. #readingandwatchinghockey

writerlibrarian Hawks are having a difficult afternoon. They finally 🚨 3-1 👑 . Hawks on a break away 🚨 it's mow 3-2. Long shot from the blue line goes ding and 🚨 3 all. Hawks are trailing by 1. 4-3 👑 it's now 5-3 👑 (edited) 9mo
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writerlibrarian
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This has the making of a 🔥 dumpster game. But I hope the 🍁 will rise above the idiotie. So far the Gilded Age story is good.
#readingandwatchinghockey

writerlibrarian It's tied at one all. Again tied 2 all. But it's challenged and no goal. 2-1 Isles. SH 🚨 for the Isles. 3-1 NY. Now it's 4-1 (edited) 9mo
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writerlibrarian
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A really cold evening... hockey and a good book. McDavid vs Matthew then Hawks in California.
#readingandwatchinghockey

writerlibrarian It's tied at 1 after 20m. Marner from Hyman then Kappy to Johnsson it's 3-1 🍁it's 4-1 since Willy 🚨 in an impossible shot. 2nd 🚨 from Johnsson on PP 5-1 🍁 (edited) 9mo
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writerlibrarian
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Snow drift upon snow drift with a dash of icy road. This is my next #booked2019 📚
Tonight is the battle of the QEW. Sabres at TO.

#readingandwatchinghockey

writerlibrarian 5m into2nd period 🍁 lead 2-1 now it's 3-1. After 2 periods, 🍁 lead 4-2 (edited) 9mo
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DarcysMom 🤣🤣🤣 10mo
mdemanatee I just listened to this last week! 10mo
Matilda @mdemanatee ooh this would be great on audio! 10mo
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mdemanatee @Matilda I had done The Impossible Girl on audio too and really enjoyed it so I decided to go audio this one too. 10mo
Matilda @mdemanatee after you mentioned it I switched over to audio and finished the book 😂 10mo
mdemanatee @Matilda 😂 I hope you enjoyed it! 10mo
Matilda @mdemanatee I did. I‘ve loved both the books I‘ve read of hers! 10mo
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This is my second Lydia Kang book, and I enjoyed it as much as I did The Impossible Girl. The development of the central mystery and of the three protagonists' alternating perspectives is strong, with some great twists and effective nuance. I listened to this one via @scribd, and the narrator was great!

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Maria514626
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@kspenmoll — sent this off to you today for the #lmpbc! Should arrive in 2-3 days.

kspenmoll Thanks! 11mo
Maria514626 @kspenmoll 👍👍 11mo
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Maria514626
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Panpan

I had high hopes for this book. I was disappointed. The three main characters were caricatures and the weird comparisons—and overuse of—drove me bonkers. And so. many. adjectives. and. adverbs. Leave no noun or verb naked! 😟 #lmpbc

Wife Well that‘s two of our group that have panned this one. Maybe the others will want to see how bad it really is?🙄😐 11mo
Maria514626 @Wife 😆 I‘ll back in my emails to see who the next lucky reader is. Should I be sending around a book I picked? Or do we wait until this book has been all around? I don‘t remember the instructions. 🤦‍♀️ (edited) 11mo
Wife Send it on to the next poor Litten 😉 11mo
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Wife Did you send out your pick the previous month? 11mo
Maria514626 @wife No, I didn‘t. Yikes! I‘m a month behind! I‘ll get right on it. 11mo
Wife 👍🏻 11mo
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Maria514626
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Knocked out 2:44 so far in the #24b42019. Looking forward to finishing this one. It‘s “fine.” 😉 #lmpbc #dogsoflitsy

If only my editing work was complete. We have a ton of snow and it‘s 🥶. Perfect reading weather! #snowydayreading

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Maria514626
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🙄🙄🙄 Seriously? #lmpbc

BookishMarginalia 😱🤦🏻‍♀️😱🤦🏻‍♀️😱🤦🏻‍♀️😱 11mo
Cedar_and_Grapefruit Working a little too hard🤨🙄 11mo
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Maria514626
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Cabbages don‘t make decisions!

I‘m intrigued by this story but the author‘s overuse of adjectives and weird comparisons is driving me a bit bonkers! @Wife @kspenmoll @RedxoHearts @suvata #lmpbc

Wife I did a lot of eye rolling 🙄while reading this book. 11mo
Maria514626 @Wife It was hard to keep my editor in check. 😂😂😂 11mo
Cedar_and_Grapefruit Working a little too hard🤨🙄 11mo
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Shadowfat
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I woke up this morning to a surprise gift in my email! Thanks @Eyelit I'm excited to read to it and to spread the joy myself! #kindlitsy

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thereadingowlvina
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Mondays are deadly and toxic. In the mood for some poison reads 🤨

How do you cope with Monday blues?

#mondayblues #mondays #mondaymood

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Maria514626
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Forgot to post when this arrived from @Wife
Group R, #lmpbc, @kspenmoll @RedxoHearts @suvata

I‘m looking forward to giving this a whirl. Must finish book club book first. Focusing on finishing a book on a deadline can kind of stink. 😄 Too many enticements ...

Wife 🌹I‘m looking forward to to getting my next #LMPBC read. 11mo
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Wife
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#LMPBC GroupR @Maria514626 @kspenmoll @RedxoHearts @suvata I‘ll be sending this out today. I don‘t want to say too much, but I had high hopes for a book that includes Radium poisoning, the Spanish Flu, and Bellevue Hospital. I was disappointed ☹️ I give 1/5☠️. It was a quick read and does have some Litsy Love from others.

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Texreader
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This is a terrific book, set in 1910s New York with multiple murder mysteries whose resolution did surprise me, even when I thought I figured it out. Add in a “radium girl,” CSI at the old Bellevue hospital, and many characters coming of age terrified of the draft. Your feelings for characters will change as the story progresses. Very well done. Free on Kindle/Audible!

Ncostell Thanks for the tip. I just downloaded this, sounds good! 13mo
kamoorephoto Have any of you read her new book? 13mo
Texreader @kamoorephoto No but I will be happy to read more of her writing! 13mo
Texreader @Ncostell Great! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. 13mo
Cathythoughts Great cover & title 13mo
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Texreader
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I‘m surprised at how well-written and interesting this Amazon free Kindle/Audible book is. Like this quote describing a folded piece of paper: “The ink smelled fresh and the paper was springy, as if it hadn‘t been folded for very long.” What a lovely detail to determine whether a note was recent in this murder mystery. I‘ve seen this book described as YA. I disagree; it‘s absolutely not. I‘m 37% in and strongly recommend it so far.

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MeganBGReads
A Beautiful Poison | Lydia Kang
Mehso-so

I thought I had it figured out (I kind of did) but there was a twist! However, it didn't quite fit.

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Pickpick

Loved the historical feel of this novel. Loved all the various interpretations of “poison.” Loved the intricacies of a triple narrative.
Frustrated with the characters struggling over the cause of Birdie‘s illness and that the author seemed ambivalent that the reader would understand the cause. While the narrative flowed well, the idea that Birdie was keeping all that from us is disingenuous, mad capped ghost in the machine ending.

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TracyReadsBooks
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The first time Allene sees two childhood friends in four years, a woman dies at the party they are attending and not long after, a strange note appears. While this is the first death, it isn‘t the last. The three friends race to solve the mysterious deaths even as more people die. Jasper & Birdie, in particular, are great characters, Gilded Age NYC a fantastic setting, and the book a fun YA historical fiction full of secrets and mysteries.

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TracyReadsBooks
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Previewing another book by an author participating in the book festival I‘m helping to organize. Gilded Age New York, mysterious deaths, and unsuitable friends... Certainly sounds fun, doesn‘t it?

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Lwiesman
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Pickpick

I did not see that ending coming. This was an easy read and I enjoyed it.

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ralexist
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This in no way ended the way I expected it to, and that's a good thing! I picked it up because I was drawn to the era and the promised mystery. While it's a YA, I think it deviates from your standard characters found. There is a love triangle but it's not sappy, and honestly each main character of the trio is a little bit unlikable at times, which is not something that YA always does.

Solid read. Solid stand alone. Thoroughly enjoyable story.

DebinHawaii I enjoyed this one! 📚👍 2y
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julesG
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1) want to read at least one physical book per month
2) beautiful poison, city of bones, I see you
3) fantasy, ?
4) depending on my funds, 1-4
5) Have none. Why should I? I joined for the fun.

#2018goals @IheartYA

jhod Agree on 5 :-) 2y
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ralexist
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Never heard someone wax poetical about chemistry before.

JoeStalksBeck My chem professor used to say molecules were sexy 2y
julesG @JoeStalksBeck I say so, too. I just bumped this book up on my TBR. 2y
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Jess_Read_This
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The plot sounds intriguing and it‘s only $1.99 on Amazon for your Kindle! (Or $5.99 in paperback for people like me that love the feel of a book in hand...)

Any Litten friends read this one? Would love to know if it‘s a Yay or Nay!
#cybermondaydeal #sotempted

Amie I can't help much... I got it free a few months ago but I haven't gotten around to reading it. I've heard mixed reviews about it. 2y
Jess_Read_This @amie That‘s good to know. I didn‘t see much on it on the Litsy page for it and am wondering if it‘s one that everyone hasn‘t quite gotten to yet. 2y
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julesG
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Just picked this up and opened it randomly at chapter #eighteen.

#novemberbythenumbers @Tiffy_Reads @JoeStalksBeck

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hes7
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I have very little self control when it comes to books right now. #BookMail #HereItGoesAgain #TuneIntoNovember

Cinfhen You & EVERYONE else on Litsy!!! 😂😂😂😘 2y
hes7 @Cinfhen At least I know I'm not alone! 2y
Cinfhen Definitely NOT ALONE 2y
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julesG
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Dear Jo ( @Itchyfeetreader) - you have outdone yourself! This is a wonderful and generous surprise.

Don't worry about the wrapping, my daughter tore into it without a second thought. 😉 I'm supposed to tell you, the witch was yummy and she's looking forward to trying the eyeballs. Further she plans to colour in the bookmarks for me. 😁
See, you've made two people happy.

Thank you very much!

Itchyfeetreader So glad everything got there in good order. Happy chocolate fed reading! 2y
Cinfhen 👻🎃👻 2y
Kalalalatja Awesome gifts! 2y
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bitterbear stiff was soooooo good!! 2y
robinb ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Bookzombie 💝💝 2y
LeahBergen 😍😍 2y
scripturient Awesome! DarkMatter is sooo creepy! 2y
RaimeyGallant What a haul! :) 2y
Reviewsbylola Stiff is excellent. 2y
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edb.esq
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I thought this was fantastic. It made me want to read some of the non-fiction works she listed in the acknowledgment section and I rarely read non-fiction. It was just so fascinating.

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Yay! Gift opening time for #letsgetcozy ! Very excited to read the two (!) books @Rachael_reads picked for me. Love that cover for A Beautiful Poison. I also got a very pretty bookmark and a journal. Thank you so much!!

drokka I'm going to add some of these to my wish list. 😁 They all look interesting. 2y
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ValerieAndBooks
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So tired 😴 !! A huge thunderstorm rolled through last night and we lost power at 11pm. Forced bedtime! Power back on at 5am. Now it's a couple hours later and I'm waiting at one of the other high schools, in my car while son and marching band members perform at superintendent's breakfast for staff. My current view, and I'm resorting to reading tagged book on my phone (school starts for him on Monday) . And Litsying of course 😊!

LauraBeth Beautiful view! 2y
MicheleinPhilly Glad it came back relatively quickly! I slept through it. ☺️ 2y
ValerieAndBooks @LauraBeth it'll be gorgeous this fall 🍁🍃🍂! 2y
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ValerieAndBooks @MicheleinPhilly I'm glad you were able to sleep through it! I need a) better window coverings and b) a generator 😬! 2y
Reggie What does your son play? 2y
ValerieAndBooks @Reggie He plays clarinet for marching band and school wind ensemble, and piano for school jazz band 😊 2y
Lmstraubie Such an honor to play for the district superintendent! 2y
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ABrakes85
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My name is Amy and I'm a #bookaholic .... I just can't help myself. They are kindle unlimited so technically not brought them right? 🤦🏼‍♀️

melissajayne Looks like my list of ebooks from my library at the moment 2y
ABrakes85 @melissajayne I may need to turn the notifications off, I can't resist a good book 😳 2y
SilversReviews I can't get my books to show the covers. I have a Kindle Paper White. Would that be the reason? I have only been a Kindle owner for a few months. (edited) 2y
ABrakes85 I have a paper white too if u press the home symbol then the my library they should come up, can't add a pic to my comment 😳 2y
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bookandbedandtea
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This book surprised me. It's about a group of friends coming of age while having very different life experiences in 1918 New York. All three of the main characters were flawed but sympathetic. I thought it was going to be "fluffier" than it turned out to be and I did NOT see that ending coming. Over all I enjoyed it.

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DebinHawaii
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I love historical fiction & a good mystery-especially one that brings in forensics-so this book sucked me in quickly. Set in NYC in 1918 when WWI & the Spanish flu pandemic are waging, three childhood friends are brought together when their friends & family appear to be poisoned. Darker than I thought & some good twists. To win a copy (the cover is gorgeous)💛stop by my blog book tour review to enter & for a chocolate egg cream recipe. Link👇🏻

DebinHawaii Link to review, recipe & giveaway (U.S. & Canada addresses) http://kahakaikitchen.blogspot.com/2017/08/the-book-tour-stops-here-review-of.ht... 2y
CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian Egg creams always remind me of Harriet the Spy cause it was her favourite drink! 2y
Jensol77 Looks good, the book too. Nothing better than a chocolate shake or anything chocolate for that matter🍫🍫🍫🍫🍫🍫🍫🍫🍫 2y
Bklover Egg creams! Harriet the Spy! 2y
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Angitron
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I enjoyed this, but didn't find it riveting. Overall though, I'd recommend it for folks who are into historical fiction, murder mysteries, and science.

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DebinHawaii
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Have I shared my belief that it's a crime to not use up a perfectly ripe avocado by turning it into my fave avocado toast with spicy garlic aioli? Every time I post a picture of it?! OK then! 🤣🥑🍞💚Starting the morning with this beauty, green juice & a few more chapters of this book for review next week (about a socialite & her friends investigating the crime of poisoning in 1918 New York) before a busy Saturday gets started. Happy weekend! 😀👍

Bette Such a beautiful picture! 😊👍📸 2y
BekahB Your avocado toast always looks so amazing! 2y
SilversReviews Looks delish. Love avocados. Enjoy!! 2y
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BooksForEmpathy I agree 🥑🥑🥑🥑! 2y
monkeygirlsmama I want to cry from jealousy, it looks so good. 🥑🤤 2y
rubyslippersreads I picked this for my Kindle First book—hope it's good! 🥑🍞😊 2y
Zelma Yum! One of these mornings I'm going to make this. Any other topping recommendation besides spicy aioli? Not a fan of anything mayo-like. (edited) 2y
DebinHawaii @Zelma Before I got addicted to this one, I liked it with a few different things like garlic salt & a poached or fried egg, lime juice & fresh cilantro, garlic salt & Tabasco or other hot sauce & lemon, or tomato & fresh basil or pesto. Also if you have a Trader Joe's, either dukkah or 'Everything Bagel' seasoning spice mix is good too. You can make your own mix of either of those too. 🥑🍞💚👍😀 2y
DebinHawaii @rubyslippersreads I am liking it so far--about 1/3 way in. 👍📚 2y
Zelma Thanks @DebinHawaii ! Good suggestions. 2y
Hollie That looks sooooo good! 2y
kspenmoll I want your toast!!!! 2y
Laughterhp I got this book from Amazon prime for free. I'm hoping it's good! 2y
MrBook You and @BookBabe and avocados. 😎👍🏻 2y
Jinjer I never get tired of seeing this toast! 2y
kelbell41 I am also reading this book right now! So far so good! :) 2y
ValerieAndBooks This is my current e-book read (kindle first freebie pick for July)! But I tend to only read e-books when I'm exercising at the club, and I was just out of town for a few days. 2y
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Angitron
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Somehow the whole "Kindle First" thing escaped my knowledge until a couple of weeks ago. This was my pick for July (I think?), and after checking out the first few pages, I feel like it's a good next read!

bookloo Thanks for reminding me! ☺️ 2y
SilversReviews Low the cover on this book. 2y
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MMFinck
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My dog ate my homework! :)))

ReadingSusan 😱 2y
gibblr Oh no!! 2y
MMFinck No worries. He only ate the first half. I was finished that part. ;) @ReadingSusan @gibblr lol 2y
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MMFinck
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Lake Union sent me the arc in hopes I'd like it and interview the author for WWWB (booksbywomen.org) - which I did and will - so when my parents' puppy ATE it, I can literally say, "My dog ate my homework!" Hahahahaha (I love dumb jokes. :))))
This book is brilliant! I am thoroughly intimidated by Lydia Kang. The time in history is fascinating. The characters are perfectly flawed and drawn. Absolutely gripping.

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DeeLew
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Finally chose my Kindle First book for July. This looks like a good one!

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MMFinck
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Also reading this one. Juicy. Impressive writing!

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DebinHawaii
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#90sinJuly #Poison This beauty is #bookmail from yesterday but I saved it for today's musical prompt--Poison. There's a poisoner loose in New York City in the Gilded Age. I'm reading this #ARC for a book tour blog review in a couple of weeks and a little historical mystery sounds right up my alley. Isn't the cover gorgeous?!? ❤️📚

Cinfhen Yes!!! Stunning and so fitting for today 🖤 2y
JazzFeathers Yes, the cover is beautiful 💙 2y
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josie281
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#kindlefirst pick was a good one! Not my usual genre but enjoyable.
Tale of three childhood friends set in 1918. The rich girl, poor guy friend, and the girl who has to work to support her family. Murders, mysterious notes, and poison!
I happily did not catch the killer in my head beforehand #diverseauthor

CocoReads I still need to do my pick. I'm having trouble deciding! 2y
rubyslippersreads @CocoReads Me too, but I'm leaning towards this one. 2y
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My kindle first pick for the month was A Beautiful Poison. But Mrs Saint and the Defectives looked good too, so I pre-ordered it and will get it in August.

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