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Crooked Kingdom
Crooked Kingdom | Leigh Bardugo
The hotly-anticipated sequel to SIX OF CROWS, this is Game of Thrones meets Ocean's Eleven in a fantasy epic from the number 1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of SHADOW AND BONE, SIEGE AND STORM and RUIN AND RISING, Leigh Bardugo.After pulling off a seemingly impossible heist in the notorious Ice Court, criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker feels unstoppable. But life is about to take a dangerous turn - and with friends who are among the deadliest outcasts in Ketterdam city, Kaz is going to need more than luck to survive in this unforgiving underworld.As gripping, sweeping and memorable as The Grisha Trilogy, this is perfect for fans of Laini Taylor, Kristin Cashore and Game of Thrones.
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bree.v08
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

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TheSpineView
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#ManicMonday @CBee
#LetterC

📘 Crooked Kingdom
👨‍💻 Blake Crouch
🎬 Cars
🎸 CCR
🎶 Carry On My Wayward Sun or Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Running late today because of work. If you want to play consider yourself tagged.

CBee Never too late! Thanks for playing 😊 1mo
TheSpineView @CBee 👍🌞 1mo
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#manicmonday #LetterC @CBee

📖: Crooked Kingdom; Court series.
✍️: Cinda Williams Chima, Clive Cussler
🎥: Columbiana, Chef
🎤:Crashing Atlas, Collective Soul
🎵: Crystalline ~ Amaranthe

eeclayton Collective Soul ❤️ 1mo
CBee Thanks for playing 😄😄 1mo
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#AlphabetGame #LetterC @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Two tops favorite "C" books are:
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

I loved both and I couldn't decide between the two.

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Bookfan1414
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Perfect. Loved it. Mischief, fisticuffs and mayhem. Everything my readers heart desires.

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cariashley
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What a ride - I loved this one the whole way through but the ending disappointed me. I‘m conflicted because some of the threads were tied up beautifully while others felt abrupt. It also really feels like there‘s more to explore with these characters and the storyline; I hope the rumors of a third book are true!

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alisiakae
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Reading with kittens. 😻 We‘ve named this one Kuromi for the 4 days she is in our house, since our tuxedo is #HelloKitty (who absolutely hates the intrusion into her home 😂)

#catsoflitsy

QuietlyLaura 🥰😍 5mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Omg, SO cute! 5mo
Cathythoughts Cute 💗 5mo
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Leftcoastzen Wow so cute! Been a long time since I had a kitten in the house ! Geezer kitties here. 5mo
Suet624 ❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
Soubhiville What a cutie! 🥰 5mo
UwannaPublishme Awww! 5mo
Gissy Cute!😻❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
alisiakae @Leftcoastzen they are only here for a few days! This one is the runt of the litter and so cute! 5mo
shanaqui Naww, looks like a lovely reading companion 5mo
BookNAround What a sweet baby! 5mo
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alisiakae
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💎 wish I could read more, but I also have some cute little distractions in the house over the next couple days which will make an appearance in my next post!
💎 physical book
💎 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
💎 Some books, yes! I love to annotate.

#thoughtfulthursday

MoonWitch94 Thanks for playing 📚☺️ 5mo
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VeraNyx
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Panpan

I don't know why I bother with the grishaverse. I keep thinking okay this is gonna be the book that I can join the hype. When will I give up on it? 😢

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DMC_run8
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I've been slightly behind with posting, I finished this over a week ago. This book was a fun ride and I deeply miss all the characters! 4.5⭐️

Saknicole I love this duology! 5mo
DMC_run8 @Saknicole it's so good! 5mo
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AlizaApp
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A great sequel to Six of Crows. I love the gang and was happy to be back with them for another heist. Most characters got a good ending, but there are enough dangling threads that I could see there being a third book!

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dustys_bookshelf
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

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FeatherV
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Crows remember human faces. They remember the people who feed them, who are kind to them. And the people who wrong them too. They don‘t forget. They tell each other who to look after and who to watch out for.

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Uralkodo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful photo ❤️📚 7mo
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damselsgotballs
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Book 37
These books are AWESOME!!❤️🤩

annahenke Love these books! 8mo
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Uralkodo
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𝘊𝘳𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘦𝘥 𝘒𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘥𝘰𝘮 ~ 𝘓𝘦𝘪𝘨𝘩 𝘉𝘢𝘳𝘥𝘶𝘨𝘰

#sixofcrows #crookedkingdom #grishaverse

BookLineNSinker I love the look of it! 8mo
Kitta Beautiful cover! 8mo
CuppaGabbage Cool collectors edition 8mo
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ita-ram
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So I finished the second book a few days ago. I still prefer the first book because I enjoyed learning about their past. I did like that in this book Kaz did open up a bit more than the first book. I just wanted more. I didn't want to end.

What were your thoughts on the ending? Also, do you think Van Eck and Pekka Rollins got what they deserved?

⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

#sixofcrows #crookedkingdom

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NikkiCureton
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Better terrible truths than kind lies.

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Lovelylottereader
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Since I re-read the first book in the duology, it seemed only right that I re-read the second book as well. Reading it for the second time didn‘t make the book any less amazing, awe inspiring or painful for that matter. I enjoyed re-living the adventures with the characters and loved the ending (even if I cried…) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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moodduarte
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Mehso-so

☆☆☆/☆☆☆☆☆
“You‘re better than waffles, Matthias Helvar.”
A small smile curled the Fjerdan‘s lips. “Let‘s not say things we don‘t mean, my love.”

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Samary
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Rapid Fire reading wrap up for December! I, somehow, completed 11 books. Great way to end a year!

https://youtube.com/shorts/JR0Q86quwuQ?feature=share

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Samary
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Mehso-so

I find Kaz insufferable, but I do enjoy how consistent Bardugo is with her characters. They are distinct and their choices make sense for that individual.

elkeOriginal I agree, Kaz was not a favorite 😒 10mo
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Lekhs_31
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I have only one word to describe this book- 'AMAZING!' Absolute genius! Plot twists when you least expect it. If you love fiction, action and have nothing interesting to read, you HAVE TO read this book!

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La_Cori
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⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2
OMG!!! Can't believe all that's happened in this book.. i laughed, i was anxious, i cried, i was always on the edge of my seat while i was reading/listening (the audiobook is perfect! Loved all the readers 🖤🎧)

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Gissy
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Wow! This one was my favorite. I still think this duology is better that the trilogy. These characters are unique, a lot of action and twists. For a YA fantasy, I found it fantastic it really worked for me. It was discussed in The Unforgotten Book Club only with 3 members The three of us loved it. 4.5⭐️

I used one of the @LibrarianRyan book huggers to carry this big book, it was perfect.

LibrarianRyan You are awesome. 13mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 13mo
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EadieB @Gissy Good job 👏 with the readathon! 13mo
mavey The best book in GrishaVerse!🤩 13mo
Gissy @Mavey Yes! It was sooo good for me. I will read next month King of Scars because I will like to finish this series this year, 13mo
mavey @Gissy Can't ever forgive Bardugo for what happend at the end of CK😭Keep tissues ready my friend. Have you watched the Netflix adaptation? It was great!😄 13mo
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Jari-chan
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When I finished the first book, it was a duology. And I thought, I might give the second book a try, I might like it better later. Since the whole world loves those books, there must be something wrong with me for disliking it so much, right?

Now a third book is announced, I read volume two, and still can't get it what everyone sees in that Kaz guy... So I'm giving up. The series and Leigh Bardugo. They're just not meant for me. Or vice versa.

Twainy I think we are the only two that feel this way. 😵‍💫 You are much braver than I. I haven‘t been able to pick up book 2. I didn‘t like Ninth House either. I think I just don‘t like her writing. 13mo
Deifio I didn't like the Six of Crows one either. Didn't even finish it. I don't know just too dark for me I guess. I might watch the series though, give it a try 13mo
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TheAromaofBooks These books have been on my TBR forever! One of these days I'll actually read them & find out which side I'm on!! 13mo
Jari-chan @Twainy I also read Ninth House, and didn't really enjoy it either. So yeah, no more Bardugo for us. At least there's two of us now 😄 13mo
Jari-chan @Deifio If you watch the series, let me know what you think of it. Maybe it's better on television? 😜 13mo
Jari-chan @TheAromaofBooks Can't wait to hear your opinion about those books 😁 13mo
TheSpineView 👍📖📚 13mo
Gissy There is nothing wrong with you. There are books for every taste. I loved it but sometimes there are hyped books that don‘t work for me at all and other books with low ratings that I just adore them🤷🏽‍♀️ 13mo
Jari-chan @Gissy Thank you ❤️ And I'm glad you could enjoy the books so much 😊 13mo
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Coleen
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I liked this better than Six of Crows, I think mostly because I felt like I‘d become invested in the characters and wanted to know how things would resolve and where they would each end up. The book was a little long, but I was sad to have to say goodbye to Kaz and Company.

AvidReader25 This is good to hear. I liked but didn‘t love Six of Crows. 13mo
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Lauranahe
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I love this world so much!! And this book did not disappoint. Though nothing with Kaz in it would disappoint (I hope). Does anyone pretend they‘re not so young, that they‘re really maybe mid-twenties?? Because that makes me feel better about having a crush on Kaz.

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merelybookish
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We don't have wifi yet so my teen has been forced to read. Meanwhile Wallace is making himself comfortable.

Ruthiella Forced to read BOOKS 😱! The horror! 😂 13mo
GondorGirl Wallace is living his best life. 😻 13mo
merelybookish @Ruthiella Haha. So true. She actually likes to read when she does it, but is easily distracted by technology. 13mo
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merelybookish @GondorGirl Absolutely! 😸 13mo
kspenmoll So comfy!!! 13mo
sarahbarnes She looks like you! 13mo
merelybookish @kspenmoll So spoiled. 😉 13mo
merelybookish @sarahbarnes I assume you mean Susie not Wallace. 😜 Yeah, she's been hearing that a lot since we for here. 13mo
BarbaraBB Great pic 🥰 13mo
batsy Forced to read! Bliss 💕 13mo
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TravelsWithBooks
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Updated my blog with this book and the Netflix series.

https://travelswithboooks.wordpress.com/blog/

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i.besteph
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This book gave me solace through my covid quarantine. ICYMI; I contracted covid and was (still am) under quarantine since the beginning of August. Not fun 😷🤒

This book though has been my go-to ever since I got sick….it‘s everything!
Another impossible heist with a great set of characters. Be prepared for the ending, it‘s not a perfect happily ever after. But what else would you expect from Leigh Bardugo?

Rating: 4.5/5

mavey The best book in GrishaVerse!🤩😍 14mo
i.besteph @Mavey absolutely! 🙌🏽💯 14mo
Chrissyreadit Hope you are feeling ok! 14mo
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i.besteph @Chrissyreadit feeling a bit better but still recovering. Thanks for checking in! ❤️‍🩹 14mo
mavey @I.be.Stef Yes! Fantasy's the perfect escape(and a superbly written story from writers like Bardugo's is just the best)when recuperating. Hope you get well soon❤If you are into Fantasy, do try Sabaa Tahir's Ember Quartet! 14mo
i.besteph @Mavey thank you! I‘ll definitely check that out ♥️♥️ 14mo
mavey @I.be.Stef 💕 14mo
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CollapsingLibrary
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Finally settling down to start the sequel. Felt like I was slipping into a reading slump but tried to at least keep listening to audiobooks on my daily commute. I think it helped!

What do you do to motivate yourself when you find yourself entering a reading slump?

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CollapsingLibrary
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My next reread! Sitting down to write down my TBR for August later tonight and I‘m hoping to finish the Grisha universe this month. This is my favorite series in the universe though, so I‘m worried I‘ll struggle to read the King Of Scars duology 😅

mavey The best in GrishaVerse!!🤩 12mo
CollapsingLibrary @Mavey I love this duology above the rest! I finished Rule of Wolves a couple weeks ago and I'm worried about Bardugo trying to do a third and it will ruin it for me... 12mo
mavey @PurrfectFeministPerspective Ooh! I have yet to read RoW! How was it?! 12mo
CollapsingLibrary @Mavey Honestly I didn't love it! I finished it because I'm dedicated to the characters but I felt like RoW just showed how the characters from the original series and the SoC duology are mirrors of each other and it upset me lol I'm still going to finish the Grishaverse books that come out in the future though! 12mo
mavey @CollapsingLibrary Oh no😥I too kinda felt a lil underwhelmed during KoS but lol, yes gunna read anything that Bardugo creates in the universe! 12mo
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BooksChocolatesCoffees
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Finished Crooked Kingdom 24 hours ago but wasn't able to post... The book is absolutely A-MAZING! I love every single character and LITERALLY CRIED while reading the ending. I love how everyone ended up, it was beautiful! I don't know if I've ever read a series so beautifully complex, where I love every single character! Kaz and Inej, of course, remains my favourite! Not gonna get the King of Scars series till one month, though! Very excited!!!

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BooksChocolatesCoffees
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Almost finished the book! I'm in LOVE with every single character! Now that I know everyone's backstory, I understand the way they act in certain situations. I hope at the end, everyone gets a good ending!

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Had finished chapter 11 before going to bed and now I'm super excited to read chapter 12 because it's by Kaz's point of view. I won't be able to read it till 4 hours later :( I hope the hours of my school goes fast.

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BooksChocolatesCoffees
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Can anyone please give a spoiler free review of Crooked Kingdom. I want to start reading but assignments are overflowing and I have to video chat with my best friend to complete it :(

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living_for_literature
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So many chapters left me gripping the cover because I thought the characters were done for. the story looks through multiple perspectives so you always see limited knowledge of the job and events going on before jumping to someone with the other puzzle piece. The characters‘ banter with each other was on par. But don‘t get me wrong–I also cried at the book.

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Katerina
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Noooo... Only 100 pages left and then I'll have to say goodbye to this crew forever. 😭

julesG They have cameos in King of Scars and Rule of Wolves 😉 1y
Katerina @julesG Yes! 😃 That is excellent news. 1y
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persephone1408
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I do believe it was better than the first...🖤 9/10 I will forever be a crow.

mavey Crow babies!😍 The best book in GrishVerse! 1y
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Nessavamusic
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#curiouscovers #bird

Finally finished this duology last month. So good!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome cover!! 🖤🐦📚 1y
Eggs Lovely 🧡🦅🧡 1y
Nute Cool cover art! 1y
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persephone1408
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#curiouscovers
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@eggs
Day 5: Bird
I pick my current read Crooked kingdom by Leigh Bardugo. 🦅🐦🖤

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🖤🐦📚 1y
Eggs 🖤🦅🖤 1y
ozma.of.oz I loved this book! 🖤 1y
Jerlynn Incredible book, incredible author🖤 1y
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mavey
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#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView
Thanks for the tag @Eggs !

1. Kaz Brekker from GrishaVerse!
2. I would definitely try both!

Would you like to play? @Ast_Arslan @BeaG @Arvena @Nessavamusic @Enchanted_Bibliophile

TheSpineView Kaz in this century would be interesting! Thanks for playing! 1y
mavey @TheSpineView Yess seeing how the entire Crow Gang goes about in our world now would be nothing short of intriguing! Pleasure!😊💕 1y
Enchanted_Bibliophile Thanks for the tag 😁 IKaz is an excellent choice! 1y
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Kimberlone
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I have some time to kill today, so going to update reviews for recent reads.

After finishing the Shadow & Bone series for the first time, I really wanted to reread this duology. I‘d apparently forgotten most of what happened in CK (I first read these back in 2016), so I was genuinely curious to find out what happened and was surprised by many of the plot points. Still a strong pick and I do believe these were a huge step up in quality from S&B.

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Kimberlone
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My flat tire saga is finally ending today. A place was able to get me in on short notice and can replace all my tires in the price range I was hoping for. Taking advantage of the 45 minute wait to read! The sun coming through the window behind me feels so nice on my back.

Crazeedi Glad you're back on the road, and safely 🥰 1y
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Kimberlone
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Continuing my reread of the Crows duology. Thankful for a sunny day I can enjoy reading on the sun. It really feels like summer has come to my neck of the woods!

mandarchy Lucky you with the knees in the sun. I just turned the heat back on. I was freezing yesterday! 1y
Kimberlone @mandarchy it was only 60F but that is warm for me! 1y
mandarchy @Kimberlone it tried to get that warm, but too many clouds. We had our false summer so today was a reality check. 1y
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Sharv_Sona
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THIS BOOK IS AWESOME! This book is so well written it‘s completely worth it. There is a part in this book that made me cry, and I read it, again and again, and I cried every single time, never got old. I really liked this book and I will give it ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

mavey Best book in the GrishaVerse!! Was crying through the initial pages of KoS😭Cannot get over that part ever! 1y
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