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One True Loves
One True Loves | Taylor Jenkins Reid
From the author of Maybe in Another Lifenamed a People Magazine pick and a "Best Book of the Summer" by Glamour and USA TODAYcomes a breathtaking new love story about a woman unexpectedly forced to choose between the husband she has long thought dead and the fianc who has finally brought her back to life. In her twenties, Emma Blair marries her high school sweetheart, Jesse. They build a life for themselves, far away from the expectations of their parents and the people of their hometown in Massachusetts. They travel the world together, living life to the fullest and seizing every opportunity for adventure. On their first wedding anniversary, Jesse is on a helicopter over the Pacific when it goes missing. Just like that, Jesse is gone forever. Emma quits her job and moves home in an effort to put her life back together. Years later, now in her thirties, Emma runs into an old friend, Sam, and finds herself falling in love again. When Emma and Sam get engaged, it feels like Emmas second chance at happiness. That is, until Jesse is found. Hes alive, and hes been trying all these years to come home to her. With a husband and a fianc, Emma has to now figure out who she is and what she wants, while trying to protect the ones she loves. Who is her one true love? What does it mean to love truly? Emma knows she has to listen to her heart. Shes just not sure what its saying.
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Andrew65
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Love this author‘s books but still to read this one. Looks like a film is coming out of it this year. Currently in post production.

#True #BeginsWith

TheSpineView I have not read this one either. It is on my wishlist. 1w
Eggs Nice - it‘s in my TBR as well… 1w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks On my shelf 📚💛 1w
maich I love this book. I gave it 5stars. It is sad and happy at the same time. And ugly cry. 1w
Andrew65 @maich Can‘t wait. 1w
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kissmehardy
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This had a killer concept and some great character work. I also really appreciated how much TJR tried to make both guys heroes - there wasn't one immediate, cleancut answer as to who was right for Emma, and that was the whole point. #womensfiction

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Jovy
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What a poignant yet hopeful, beautiful love story. My heart ached for all three characters. At this point, TJR can do no wrong in my eyes! Also, the narration is awesome - I will go find more Julia Whelan to listen to now.

SamanthaMarie It was really really good. I'm happy with the ending, it felt the most true to me for those characters. 2mo
Jovy @SamanthaMarie Agree! 🙌🏻 It was the ending I was rooting for too! 2mo
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La_Cori
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My weekend is all booked! 😅📚💕

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Pemberley
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How is everyone doing on their reading goal for the year?

TheSpineView I set my goal GoodReads goal at 75 then changed it to 120. Currently working on book 124. 3mo
Pemberley @TheSpineView nice!! 📚 Above and beyond! 3mo
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marleed
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Ohhh, just saw this post…. Phillips Soo will always be Eliza Hamilton to me. I can‘t wait to see her play Emma and make the impossibly never wrong choice between Jesse and Sam!

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Allthebookclubs
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I am now def a huge TJR fan. While there are some echoes of The Castaway, this is the story Helen Hunt‘s character didn‘t get to tell. TJR weaves in and out of an unlikely triangle. I keep hoping she chooses Jesse AND Sam even though I know she can‘t. I cheered for Emma each time. She has so much guilt but is so strong. Book #58 in 2021

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kera_11
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Opening line: “I‘m finishing up dinner with my family and fiancé when my husband calls.”
Emma married Jesse and have been together for almost 10 years when he goes missing in a helicopter crash. She eventually moves on with Sam, years later as they plan their wedding, Jesse comes home. Surprise. I usually hate love triangles but this was well done and I felt so bad for Emma the whole time. The emotions in this book were extremely vivid.

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Rissa1
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Not my favorite by Taylor Jenkins Reid but I still enjoyed it. 4⭐

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Rissa1
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Audio Coloring and laundry before it is time to help with my son's youth group tonight. Enjoying a great day, I hope my fellow littens are as well.

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silentrequiem
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When your Kindle Unlimited membership expires as you're mid-book. I thought I had until midnight! 😭

radesilets 😭😭 7mo
Megabooks Oh no!!!!! 7mo
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TheLudicReader
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I LOVED Daisy Jones so much, but this one was sort of meh for me. Emma marries her hs sweetheart, Jesse, & they have a whirlwind life of travel before settling in LA. Then, he is in a helicopter crash & his body is never found. She moves home, re-meets Sam, another boy she knew in high school. They fall in love & then she gets a call she is not expecting. Sounds great, right? It was all tell & didn‘t pack the emotional punch I was expecting.

Crazeedi Love this author! Loved Evelyn hugo 7mo
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thewallflower0707
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Mehso-so

Books I‘ve read today:

The One Hundred Years of Lennie and Margot
I really like how this book didn‘t hit any of the usual cringe points (no love story, just lots of friendships). And I ugly cried at the end.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️,5

One True Loves
Whew, TJR really got A LOT better after this book, because this one is just very stupid. There is no drama and I didn‘t connect with the characters.
⭐️⭐️⭐️

#romance #kindle #onetrueloves

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#Marries/Married but then... How do you choose between the husband you thought was dead and the one you‘re about to marry? 💍 👰🏼‍♀️

#TBR #MayCharacters

A day late!!

samanthagutt I love TJR!! 8mo
Eggs I‘ve got to read this 💗💗💗 8mo
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maich
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 8mo
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veebib
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'Falling out of love with someone you still like feels exactly like lying in a warm bed and hearing the alarm clock.

No matter how good you feel right now, you know it‘s time to go."
Taylor Jenkins Reid, One True Loves

Mavey This book has such a heartbreaking premise!😓 8mo
veebib @Mavey ugh, right?! 😩 8mo
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maich
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#BookReport #ReadingUpdate
I read 7books in #March
5 audiobooks and 6 books (3ebooks 3paperbooks)
3 books for #mgmarch #middlegrademarch @megnews @sblbooks

2 were slovenian edition Normal People and Honey and Milk.
Favourite book was One True Loves💕

#marchwrapup #marchstats #readingwithmaja

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maich
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Yesterday I finished One True Loves. I was crying while reading it. It was so emotional and amazing. Great questions about meaning of love, life, and second chances. Gave it 5⭐ and Taylor became my favourite author. This is the second book by her that I gave it 5⭐ I couldn't start a new book, I became so emotional. Hope I can read today.
#favourite #highlyrecommend #onetrueloves #taylorjenkinsreid #favouriteauthor

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maich
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#Readingweekend for us👩‍👧💕
It was windy afternoon and just started raining. So we have perfect time for reading.

#weekendvibes #weekendmood #readingtime #risingbookworm

Tera66 That tiny little hand😍 10mo
maich @Tera66 I love her hand❤😍 10mo
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maich
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#FirstLineFridays

I'm #currentlyreading this one and it is good for now. Really like it. The first line is awesome.😍💕

@ShyBookOwl
#onetrueloves #taylorjenkinsreid #romance

Mavey OMG you got me!! People who haven't read the blurb or any review would be completely hooked!😲 10mo
maich @Mavey I agree. And the book was awesome! 10mo
Mavey @maich 😃Reading it soon! 10mo
maich @Mavey I hope you like it. I gave it 5stars❤ 10mo
Mavey @maich 😊 10mo
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maich
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Hi Littens❤
Weekend is coming and I'll have plan to read. My friend Ines host a readathon on instagram which start tomorrow.
Here is my tbr:
🌼One True Loves by Jenkins Reid
🌼Normal People (Normalni ljudje) by Sally Rooney
🌼720 Heartbeats (720 utripov srca) by Jaka Tomc
🌼Honey and Milk (Mleko in med) by Rupi Kaur
🌼Kam je izginila Ema Lauš by Vid Pečjak

Q: What will you read this weekend?

#weekendtbr #bookstack #slovenianauthor

Eggs Great stack 📚👏🏻🥳👍🏼 10mo
maich @Eggs Thanks😊 10mo
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maich
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This is my #march #bookspin #tbr
I included books for #readingwithmaja #MGMarch #Booked2021 #aam #fairytalereteling #FoodandLit #SundayBuddyRead and 2 #buddyread with my friends.
The most anticipated is the taged book which is my pick for our local book club. And I liked another book by Taylor so hope this will be good too.😊❤

@TheAromaofBooks #bookspinbingo #litsygame

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 11mo
maich @TheAromaofBooks 😊😊 11mo
Bookworm54 I loved Tiger Lily! Some great picks :) 11mo
maich @Bookworm54 thanks. I hope I like it too😊 11mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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TheKidUpstairs 💗💗💗 TJR! 11mo
Eggs Stacked 😄😄 11mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick This one was good! 11mo
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tanya1512
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“I don‘t think that true love means your only love. I think true love means loving truly. Loving purely. Loving wholly.”
This book definitely changed my views on love and actually made me feel better about most of the love affairs of my 20‘s. This got a but predictable at the end, but there are so many astonishing and stunning heartbreaking realizations about love in both broke my heart and healed it in one reading. Awesome book.

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kellylovesreading
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Wine and a good book❤

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Mrs_Organized_Chaos
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What an amazing story! Every Taylor Jenkins Reid book I read is amazing. I think it is safe to say she is one of my favorite authors. This book really makes you think "What would I do if I was put into this situation?" You are rooting for everyone and hope that they all come out on the other side with their hearts intact

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LauraRenae
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I came much closer to a Bingo this time around, especially if I count my DNF read. I knew including Sadie would be a bit dangerous since I take forever with books on audio.

#BookSpinBingo

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Great month!! 14mo
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LauraRenae
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Wonderful, yet heartbreaking, story about personal growth and defining love

#ATY2020

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UnabridgedPod
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This book came JUST when I needed it. Taylor Jenkins Reid is such a fabulous storyteller, and while One True Loves isn't my favorite of hers (that would be either Daisy Jones and the Six or The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, depending on the day), it definitely makes me want to read her entire backlist.

The story reminded me of Castaway (and she does reference the film in the novel): Emma Blair is engaged to Sam when she receives incredible news:

UnabridgedPod her husband, Jesse, who has been missing for two years (ever since his plane disappeared over the ocean) is alive. Then, Reid takes us back, to Emma's relationships in high school with both Sam and Jesse, and works her way forward. I felt every moment of this decision, and I so appreciated the nuance of this story. Emma has an impossible decision in front of her, ⬇️ 1y
UnabridgedPod and that's obvious because Reid has done such a great job convincing us as readers of the strength of her relationships with both Jesse and Sam. Nobody here has done anything wrong, but someone is--inevitably--going to be hurt.⠀

Are you a TJR fan? What are your favorites? If not, who's one of your favorite authors?
1y
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Sharpeipup
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“I had predicated my life on the idea that I wanted to see everywhere extraordinary, but I‘d come to realize that extraordinary is everywhere.”

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SW-T
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Emma and Sam are engaged to be married. They‘re living together and making plans for their future. Then she gets a phone call from her husband Jesse. The husband everyone thought was dead. She still loves Jesse, but now she loves Sam too. Whoever she chooses, someone‘s going to be hurt. Touching story about making hard choices.

Sharpeipup Hoping to start this one today. 1y
SW-T @Sharpeipup Hope you like it. I thought it was well done. 1y
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Kaylamburson
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The premise for this one is a bit far-fetched and feels more forced than TJR's other stories which take relatable real-life situations and explores them in a way that makes you question the way you live and love. This book still has you questioning "what if", but in a much more hypothetical sense. However TJR writes emotion like no one else. She creates an impossible situation and explores those complicated emotions of love, loss, and grief. 4.5/5

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I keep reading TJR books (because they are all so incredible), but they all make me sob! Only halfway through and I'm so emotional. I can't imagine what main character Emma is feeling 😭😭

marleed Love this book - and all TJR books! 2y
Kaylamburson Literally have loved every single TJR book! I think she's my new favorite author. @marleed 2y
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Curlybookowl
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Taylor has such a way of sucking you in and leaving you emotionally wrecked at the end. I will still be thinking about this book months from now if not years just because of the premise of the story and losing your spouse and making you wonder how you yourself would handle this situation.

Overall I rated this four stars. One true loves is memorable and a great story. I enjoyed reading it and it will always have a place on my shelf.

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JenReadsAlot
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A little too cheesy for me. I'm glad I didnt read this first because her newer books are amazing!!

TheAromaofBooks So I always have this thing where I read a book that I LOVE but then read other books by that author and they're just whatever... like what if I had read one of the “whatever“ books first - would I have ever gone on to find the one that really spoke to me?? I wonder about that way more than I should haha 2y
JenReadsAlot @TheAromaofBooks I totally get that! I never would have read more by her if this was first! 2y
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TJR

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Kimberlone
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This books basically has the same plot as that Cary Grant movie My Favorite Wife. I liked it, but did not love it. I feel like Taylor Jenkins Reid has really come into her own as a writer with her more recent books The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones and the Six, both of which I did love.

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Husband who goes missing when his plane crashes. When Emma comes to terms that after 3 years Jesse isn't coming back she moves on with her life even falls in love again.
Then out of nowhere there is news that Jesse has been found and he wants to win his wife back.What is Emma to do make it work with Jesse or go on with her new life with Sam.This was a fun read.It definitely absorbed me in these relationships and had me thinking what would I do?

wanderinglynn The premise reminds me of My Favorite Wife, starring Cary Grant, which was an adaptation of Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem, "Enoch Arden". 2y
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Today‘s sneaky bookshop purchases along with a couple of gifts not pictured. I should‘ve been preparing for the return of my stepdaughters from Sweden but I was getting in my last bit of me time before their arrival. Shh! Don‘t tell. All of this was less than 50 bucks. It the background is my gorgeous new pot. I‘ve given my balcony a makeover while the kids were away and I had more time to get stuff done. I‘ve finally given up on the vegie garden.

Rissreads I've always had this romantic idea of having a balcony to sit out and read on. Do you use yours much? What is your view? 2y
LapReader I have a view of dolphins splashing in the ocean. I‘m a lucky girl. 2y
LapReader I use it as often as possible which isn‘t as often as I‘d like @Rissreads 2y
Rissreads Wow! Lucky you 💙 2y
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overtheedge
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Jesse &Emma married. Jesse disappers.
Emma hears from Jesse. He is alive, coming home.
Jesse is her husband. She loves him but he has changed. So has Emma.
Sam is her fiance, leaving him will break his heart.
Emma has some decisions to make.
Sam, Emma and Jesse are such endearing characters, I grew to like them all for different reasons. The pace of the book and relationships was perfect, I could not put this down.

marleed I loved TJRs telling of this story. 2y
overtheedge @marleed I agree! I am going to read more from her. I'm not usually a big romance fan, but I loved this! 2y
marleed @overtheedge I drank the TJR koolaid and have read 4 TJRs in 2019. Not only that - I purchased them, as well! 2y
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Purplerosiepage
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Making my way through TJR‘s back list. This one grabbed me today and didn‘t let me go.

marleed I loved this book - I‘m still thinking about it! 2y
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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick
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4.5 stars. I finished this book in three days & it ended how I wanted it to. That's three Taylor Jenkins Reid books I've read & all of them have been so good. Traveling alone for work at least lets me get some extra reading time, even if I do miss my pup. Luckily this hotel has a pool. San Antonio is HOT!

marleed I loved this book and TJR and San Antonio! I moved back to Kansas City from SA last year. I lived in apartments at the Pearl. If you get a chance to take a river taxi north up the river (or walk 2 miles up the river from downtown), you should check it out. The Hotel Emma is breathtaking! 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @marleed I won't make it on this trip but my boss is already looking to bring me back to SA in about a month or so. I've made a note of it. Thank you! 2y
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overtheedge
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I'm really enjoying Taylor Jenkins Reid, a new author for me. I'm not generally a fan of this genre, but something about her characters and writing really work for me.
The picture is a kitten I fostered named Fuze.

Megabooks She‘s one of the few romance authors I like. 2y
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Lindsbooklover93
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Hi everyone! This is my first book I read by Taylor Jenkins Reid. I loved this book so much. This book gave me so many emotions. I'm very excited to read more by this author. I definitely have a new favorite author. #litsy #kindle #kindlefire #paperwhite #litsy

marleed Agreed! I‘m at 4 TJRs in 2019 and loved them all. 2y
Lindsbooklover93 @marleed That's great to hear. Which books were your favorite by her so far? 2y
marleed I‘d say DJR at 1 because I recommend it so often. Almost a photo finish is Evelyn Hugo. The One true loves. Then Maybe in another life. I need my next TJR fix now! 2y
Lindsbooklover93 @marleed Thanks! I'm definitely going read more of her books this month. 2y
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