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A Court of Thorns and Roses
A Court of Thorns and Roses | Sarah J. Maas
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPerfect for fans of Kristin Cashore and George R.R. Martin, this first book in a sexy and action-packed new series is impossible to put down!When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin--one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world. As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she's been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin--and his world--forever.
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Reader93
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I feel like it counts! Especially if it's a book had Rose's on it or in the title right? !

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Shelbybooks
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I could not get into this book. I got about halfway and I was completely over it. I loved the beginning couple of chapters but after that it went downhill. As much as I wanted to love it (and I really did) I couldn‘t.

LibrarianRyan #LitsyAfterDark read it when #dicksoapgate was a thing. Most of us were like 🤷🏼‍♀️ as well. 2d
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Lizzie2219
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5⭐️—- i love this book I haven‘t had this kind of feeling after a book in a little while i want more. I loved the main character usually in young adult fantasies i cringe at the main character but I honestly loved her and he arc and it was a great opening novel leads way to multiple stories and i felt that the story would continue which is good for a series opener

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KaraWines
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I did not expect to like this, honestly. I kept hearing about the series, and kept thinking it was not for me. I ended up loving it and ordering the rest of the books. I had intended to put the book in my classroom library, but there are some steamy scenes that I think might be .... too steamy? Do other high school teachers have this in their classrooms?

rachelm I thought the same when I read it! I liked book two better— plot thickens quite a bit 1w
KaraWines @rachelm I just finished book 2, and I am starting book 3! I am a little behind on my reviews. 1w
BethM I‘ve read the series and think it would be fine. But I‘m not a teacher and also wasn‘t raise with any form of censored reading 😂 1w
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I waited a long time to read this book because it was so highly talked about plus it‘s a series. This book lives up to the hype and I really enjoyed it. I can‘t wait to read the next one! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

sprainedbrain Oh, the next one... 😍🔥😍🔥😍🔥 2w
TamTracy @sprainedbrain That‘s what I‘ve heard 😊😊😊. I‘m excited to read it. 2w
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Lizzie2219
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Yes im still reading this book not that im not loving it but because im in school and during school my reading slows down significantly because of the fact im focused on all my courses just a quick update but i am loving this book

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PageTurner789
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Mehso-so

This book took me almost 2 months to finish....

I pushed through and I finished! I think I didn't overly enjoy this book because it took me so long to read it. My mom and neighbor loved the books that are out and thats why I forced myself to finish a book I wasn't necessarily enjoying. I haven't decided if I am going to start the second book yet or not.
- Maybe finish later...

Oldschool_millenial A classmate in a folklore class in University did a presentation on the tale type(s) it riffs off of. It was interesting 4w
ReaperOfTerrasen The rest are much much better. 3w
PageTurner789 @ReaperOfTerrasen that‘s what I‘ve heard but I think I‘m going to take a break and read something else for now! 3w
WickedReader88 The first book is slow, better towards the end. But the following books are much better! 3w
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PageTurner789
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I have literally been reading the same book since I joined 2 months ago! I am going to push through and finish it tonight! #24BFMonday

@Andrew65 @jb72 @TheReadingMermaid

marleed You can do it! 4w
TheReadingMermaid You go girl! Get it! 💪🤓📖 4w
Andrew65 Today‘s the day. 😊👏👍 4w
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Shksprsis
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#acourtofthornsandroses. I really enjoyed this book. Nice update of the Beauty and the Beast story. I‘m immediately starting the next one!

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Shksprsis
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#rwmbingo2019 Made my book club bingo!

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Sorceress_Of_Books
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Since I can't get comfortable in order to sleep. Decided on some breakfast coffee and a good book!

Bookwormjillk Looks like a good conciliation prize! Yum! 1mo
gimmeabook Delightful and peaceful. Once I drop my kids off at school, this is my exact plan too! 1mo
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So happy I read this book. Finally got to finish it on this lazy Sunday. It was really good and such an amazing start to the series. Can not wait to start the next book.

MaggieM I agree! This book is Great! I have already read the 3 main books that are out, and currently reading the first novella! I love all of them 😍 1mo
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Reading_in_the_meadow
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The pacing was a little off for me. At times I couldn't put it down, and others I couldn't pick it up. Overall it was enjoyable enough for me to want to read the rest of the series but I can't give it more than 3 stars.

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Reading_in_the_meadow
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Well crap. I really liked Tamlin until he said that...

MaggieM Same! I feel like he just want‘s to control her. Have you begun reading the second book? 1mo
Reading_in_the_meadow @MaggieM I just started it Sunday so I'm about 100 pages in. He's way too controlling. In the first book I was annoyed that Feyre wasn't listening to him, now I'm annoyed that she is 😂 1mo
MaggieM @Reading_in_the_meadow hahah, I know exactly how you feel! 😂 But you have to continue reading, this series becomes so much better! I LOVED the second book 😍 1mo
Reading_in_the_meadow @MaggieM I like it so far. She's starting to push back now. I can't wait to see how it ends! 1mo
MaggieM @Reading_in_the_meadow Great to hear! Hope you enjoy it! 1mo
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Reading_in_the_meadow
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This is my current view. In the madness of each day, I try to carve out some quiet time to read.

LiljaPleasant I might read this one next month... Not sure if I really want to start another series this year... How do you like it so far? 1mo
Reading_in_the_meadow @LiljaPleasant I like it. It's definitely holding my attention. But the main character Feyre kind of gets on my nerves 😂 1mo
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bookish6
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Finally reading A Court of Thorns and Roses! 🥀 #acourtofthornsandroses #sarahjmaas
I've been dying to read these since the Throne of Glass series became my new favourite series. Sarah J. Maas has a way of making you fall in love with characters

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Reading_in_the_meadow
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I love when hubby drives! It's a great time to catch up on my reading 😉

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Lizzie2219
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I wish all my fantasy novels had this cause some of these names are hard to say

rather_be_reading haha cool! 2mo
rather_be_reading haha cool! 2mo
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PageTurner789
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Found myself a reading spot for the next day or so! Labor Day Weekend get away! Dover, NH

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Lizzie2219
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My next read is a court of thorns and roses im excited to read it and hope i finish it quicker than my last two reads 😅

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HOTPock3tt
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OMG this book was:🔥 It became one of my fave reads this entire year. I‘ve read ahead a bit at this point and this is one of those series that you just literally LIVE in while you‘re reading it ♥️ Well written,fun characters and such natural world building that it feels real. Starts slow, but once it warms up it never lets go!! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5

HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain I literally BOUGHT this based on your review alone!! Of course I‘d heard of it, but when you raved about it, I KNEW I would love it!!! #BookSister ♥️ and btw you were soo right, the 2nd book is even HOTTER!! 🔥😍not sure how that‘s even possible! But between Rhys constantly TEASING her, finding out more about his character and the beautiful night court setting, I was in LOVE!!!! (edited) 2mo
sprainedbrain YES!!! I thought I loved Tam, and then omg Rhys. 😍😍😍😍 we are definitely #booksisters 😂 2mo
HOTPock3tt Totally agree!! I loved Tam at first... I thought they were sexy together. I was kind of sad when it looked like they wouldn‘t be together and then RHYS happened!!!! 😱♥️🎉 his whole demeanor is so much sexier and the way he constantly teases her omg!! Not to mention his genuine love for her and all he did to win her.😍 I‘m on the 3rd book now and I almost don‘t want it to end 🤣 (edited) 2mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain quick question... did the whole thing where she ‘became‘ the book of breathings (I think this happened in ACOMAF) remind you of the all souls trilogy? Even though she only merged the books for a second... her becoming the book and earlier becoming one of the most powerful fae around reminded me of it too since Diana was such a powerful witch 🤔 Matthew is NO Rhysand though 🤣 he is too dark and brooding lol 2mo
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt yes, it did put me in mind of All Souls! And I think All Souls came first... but you are absolutely right. There is no comparing Matthew and Rhys. 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 2mo
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HoneyBeeLee
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So whenever I have a bad week and need an escape I tend to buy more books. Well just so happened that my last book buying therapy was when Barnes and Nobles as doing 50% off. And well this is my book haul lol. Anyone else ever do this?

ShelleyBooksie 50% off is awesome. I want to read all of your selections. 2mo
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WanderingBookaneer
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I may have the only one that sucks! A Trader Joe‘s of Sapphires and Heat

LauraBeth 😂😂 2mo
IndyHannaJones A pet store of Aquamarie and Rain 2mo
MrsGreen Family Dollar of Topaz and Rain - that‘s horrible! 🤣 2mo
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KathyWheeler A Library of Diamonds and Rain.❤️ 2mo
tournevis A Second Cup of Alexandrite and darkness? 2mo
jlondon1963 Mail Route of the Opal Steamy Sun 2mo
Jen_Reads Work of Pearl and Dark Cool 2mo
Bookzombie A Panda Express of Aquamarine and Heat 2mo
Daisey A School of Opal & Thunder 2mo
Branwen A Park of Diamond and Rain! 🤣😂 2mo
ReadingMidwife A Street of Sapphire and Steam 2mo
MaureenMc A Conference of Garnet & Humidity. I would...not read that. 2mo
cobwebmoth A Kroger of Aquamarine and Drizzle 2mo
keepingupwiththepenguins 😂 😂 Hey, I don't mind that! Mine would be A University of Diamonds and Clouds. Yours is definitely more unique 😉 ❤ 2mo
jewright A school of peridot and clouds 2mo
Soscha A Public Restroom of Blue Zircon & High Humidity (edited) 2mo
Soscha ^^^ Paging Junji Ito! This is a Japanese horror manga waiting to happen. 2mo
GypsyKat A Bookstore of Peridot and the Clear Night (edited) 2mo
LibrarianRyan @Soscha I was thinking something similar. 2mo
LibrarianRyan A movies of Aquamarine and dense. 2mo
Lizpixie A Doctor Of Aquamarine & Clouds. 2mo
TheRomantiCate A Work of Aquamarine and Rain 2mo
Clare-Dragonfly A Beach of Opal and Bright 2mo
BookBoggart A work of peridot and blue skies 2mo
Shley9225 A Field of Sapphires and Darkness 2mo
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PageTurner789
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TheReadingMermaid Love it 😍 2mo
Clwojick I love this layout! Is it an app, or did you calculate the time? ♥️🙌🏻 2mo
Andrew65 Great, you‘re off and running. 👏👏👏 2mo
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jb72 That‘s a great start! 🎉 2mo
PageTurner789 @Clwojick It's an app called Bookly I haven't used it much so I'm not really the one to ask how it works but you can enter the book info into the app and it will calculate your reading speed, and other stats. Its kinda cool but confusing at the same time there is a free option (which I use) or a $19 fee for more that the app has to offer! 2mo
PageTurner789 Thank you every one I'm hoping to read a lot more this weekend! 2mo
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PageTurner789
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Clwojick ♥️♥️♥️ 2mo
PageTurner789 😁 2mo
TheReadingMermaid Awesome sauce 👏👏👏 2mo
Andrew65 Can‘t wait to see what you think of these, keep being tempted by them. 😊 2mo
PageTurner789 @Andrew65 This series was recommended to me by my neighbor my mom has also read it and loved it. Its a little slow for me but I'm sticking with it because I want to see what all the hype is about HAHA! 2mo
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This #bookhaul post was from 3 years ago, so it took a lot of scrolling. 😂 And it also features my favorite jerk cat (RIP sweet baby boy #kingcyress 😭). But out of these 10, I read 6, bailed on 1, and still haven‘t read 3 of them. However, out of the 6 read, I only really loved one of them (tagged here, not the original), so not a hugely successful book haul from June 2016? 🤷🏼‍♀️ Thanks for a trip down memory lane, @Lcsmcat! #bookhaulchallenge

LauraBeth King Cyress was such a beauty! I wasn‘t aware that you‘d lost him - so sorry to hear that! 🧡 2mo
erinreads @LauraBeth Thank you. 💕 He really was a gorgeous cat. 2mo
Lcsmcat He was a beautiful cat! Thanks for playing, and good job! 2mo
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PageTurner789
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We only have a few more weeks left to enjoy the pool! #SundayFunDay #CurrentlyReading

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PageTurner789
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I‘m not sure what to read! I‘m struggling to get into these 4 right now but I‘m open to recommendations as to what to stick with...thanks!

#CurrentlyReading
#WeekendVibes
#WhatToRead

bookmad Shatter Me is my favorite of all time! I would totally recommend that one! 2mo
SW-T Welcome to Litsy 😀 2mo
PageTurner789 @bookmad I ended up starting A Court of Thorns and Roses...If I can't get into it I will start the Shatter Me series! Thanks for the recommendation! 2mo
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PageTurner789 @SW-T Thank You! I'm still trying to figure out the site! =) 2mo
CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 2mo
brit91 Come back to me!!! It's so good I loved it!😍📚 2mo
PageTurner789 @brit91 I'm about half way through I needed to take a break from all of the intimate scenes lol 2mo
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Butterflyamore
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Mehso-so


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I did feel most of the story was entertaining, despite the issues I had with it. It was a nice change of pace from my typical reads.

You can see my full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/318785105548436?s=1282951466&sfns...

Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile.

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PageTurner789
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My neighbor recommended this series...her and her kids and my mom have read it and loved it!

We shall see I‘ve been having a hard time getting into books lately...

PageTurner789 Thanks! I‘m excited to learn more and check out the site! 2mo
rretzler Welcome to Litsy! 📖 2mo
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PageTurner789 @rretzler Thank You! 2mo
Karkar I liked this one but her other series is my favorite of the two. 2mo
BethM Welcome! I adored this series! 2mo
PageTurner789 @BethM I'm about 60 pages in...its definitely different! My mom is on book 3! 2mo
PageTurner789 @Karkar I'll have to look into it! 2mo
RaimeyGallant Welcome! 2mo
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AJBowers
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I feel like I need this! It's gorgeous 😍

MellieAntoinette Agreed! 3mo
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Butterflyamore
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What are your weekend reading plans?

I‘ll be continuing with the pictured books. I hope to start Light From Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker as well.

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JohannaRose
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I just started this beauty and I‘m so excited! I‘ve heard so many great things about it! I have a feeling I may have started my new favorite series 😃

bewareofwords 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 AMAZING series! Enjoy! 3mo
Caroline2 I loved this series! 💖 3mo
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1. I loved this book sooooo much!!!
2. Liz, Lizzie, Libby, El, Ellie
3. Mozzarella sticks or Cream Cheese Wontons
4. Cleaning and reading/listening to audiobooks
5. 2, English and Spanish

#FriyayIntro @howjessreads

ImperfectCJ Cream cheese wontons are a new one to me! I looked them up, and they remind me a little of the cheese empanadas some Chilean friends used to make for us. Looks like some good comfort food! 3mo
AsYouWish @ImperfectCJ They are soooo good!!! Although I just get the frozen ones at the grocery store, lol!!! 3mo
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Jediash1
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I‘m intrigued by the story set-up and characters; really curious to see where this series goes!

BookFreakOut 😬 😬 😬 I was curious if you got any Gen-Con reading done but forgot to ask! You'll still want to avoid any fan art/hashtags until you read the 2nd book. 2mo
Jediash1 @BookFreakOut oh yeah, I forgot to mention it - I can‘t wait to chat more about it! 2mo
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Currently reading A Court of Thorns and Roses. This is outside of my comfort zone and not something I would choose for myself. I wouldn‘t have given it a second glance if it wasn‘t the upcoming series read for a book group.

I‘ve felt burned out and I was really craving something new & exciting to read. I decided to give this a try. I haven‘t gotten very far but so far, I am really enjoying it. I might learn something new about myself here!

mcipher Litsy has taught me that reading outside of your comfort zone can be so amazing! Enjoy. 😊 3mo
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Siosue
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Absolutely my favorite series. Excellent world building and wonderful character development. Highly recommend, though I‘m not sure I agree with calling them YA, as there are some incredibly sexy scenes.

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AsYouWish
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Oh my stars, I am not sure where to begin with this book!! I fell in love very quickly with the characters and felt like I was whisked away into their world. It is very well written and kept me interested all the way through. The only part that I was disappointed in was that it ended, but I guess that is why there are more books, right?! I can‘t wait to read the rest of the series. I highly recommend this book!!
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sprainedbrain I can‘t wait to hear what you think of the next book. 🥰 3mo
Caroline2 It‘s so good isn‘t it. Believe it or not, the second book is even better!!! 😲 3mo
AsYouWish @Caroline2 That is what everyone has been telling me. I can‘t wait to read the next one!!!! 3mo
Feenbraut I am currently reading book 2 and Feyre was in a region where it was cold and everything was white. After reading for 2-3 hours straight, I was confused when I looked out the window and everything was green. I was so deep in the book that I had to come back to my reality first. 😂 2mo
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EccentricElephantNovels
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This has been on my nightstand waiting patiently until I finished Scythe and today I can finally start reading! 🥀

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simsa12
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I had such a book hangover after reading this series. It was all I could think about for weeks. Absolutely unputdownable! Just when you get comfy and start liking characters, Boom! Plot twist! Utterly amazing. Just don't get too attached to certain characters...especially from book one....

Feenbraut Thats exactly what happened to me. I so loved Tam. But all my fellow booklovers kept fangirling of Rhys. It was all so confusing 😁 2mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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Excited to use two newish #OwlCrate items on tomorrow‘s trip: the passport holder and sleep mask!

I may update once or twice while in Iceland, but have a planned social media break the rest of the month, an annual tradition this time of year. Litsy is the only thing that makes the cut, but I‘ll be posting pretty rarely.

#bfcr2 #teamfitlit I‘ll still be cheering you on in spirit! Good luck over the next 2 weeks! 💜💙💛

Megabooks Enjoy your trip! 💜 3mo
kezzlou85 Have an amazing trip. 3mo
Crazeedi Have a great time! Relax and enjoy your trip!! 3mo
Mitch Have a great time - Iceland is my spiritual home! 3mo
Kimzey Have a great trip! 3mo
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Bookgirl86
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Ok, would have to say this was one of my favorite books I have read❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Buecherwurm384
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Beste Fantasy Reihe die ich je gelesen habe!
Sarah J.Maas ist mit das Reich der sieben Höfe ein Meisterwerk gelungen ❤️
#sarahjmaas#lesefieber#acator#bücherwurm#bücherliebe

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AJBowers
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#hour6 #24in48 Some tattoos I've considered but never gone through with yet...

Macker11 I love the top left! 3mo
IvoryLunatic The top left is super cute 3mo
QueenAnne The top left one is amazing ❤️ 3mo
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nordicscarab
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Wow. I was captivated by this world and the characters, the writing really envelops you into the story and i felt myself truly moved as i saw the story unfurl. Would definitely read again.

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i-am-papercrane
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Today‘s #colormepretty is #red!

Most of these I‘ve already covered in previous posts, so go check those out if you missed them!

Inkheart was okay. I remember loving the movie, but I just never really got super into the book.

State of Emergency is disaster series that got worse after book 1.

Malice I read in middle school with a friend. That book and it‘s sequel are really interesting and definitely a good read for younger audiences.

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