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Salt to the Sea
Salt to the Sea | Ruta Sepetys
New York Times Bestseller!"Masterly crafted"The Wall Street JournalFor readers ofBetween Shades of Grayand All the Light We Cannot See, bestselling author Ruta Sepetysreturns to WWII in this epic novel thatshines a light on one of the war's most devastatingyet unknowntragedies.World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, many with something to hide.Among them areJoana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to theship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Forced by circumstance to unite, the three find their strength, courage, and trust in each other testedwith each step closer to safety. Just when it seems freedom is within their grasp, tragedy strikes. Notcountry, nor culture, nor status matter as all ten thousand people aboard must fight for the same thing: survival.Told in alternating points of view and perfect for fans of Anthony Doerr's Pulitzer Prize-winningAll the Light We Cannot See, Erik Larson'sDead Wake, and Elizabeth Wein's Printz Honor BookCode Name Verity, this masterful work of historical fiction is inspired by the real-life tragedy that was the sinking of theWilhelm Gustloffthe greatest maritime disaster in history. As she did inBetween Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys unearths a shockingly little-known casualty of a gruesome war, and proves that humanity can prevail, even in the darkest of hours.Praise forSalt to the Sea:Featured on NPR's Morning Edition ? Superlativemasterfully crafted[a] powerful work of historical fiction.The Wall Street Journal ? [Sepetys is] a master of YA fictionshe once again anchors a panoramic view of epic tragedy in perspectives that feel deeply textured and immediate.Entertainment Weekly ? Compelling for both adult and teenage readers.New York Times Book Review ? Intimate, extraordinary, artfully craftedbrilliant.Shelf Awareness ? [H]aunting, heartbreaking, hopeful and altogether gorgeousone of the best young-adult novels to appear in a very long time.Salt Lake Tribune ? *"This haunting gem of a novel begs to be remembered."Booklist,starred review ? *"Artfully told and sensitively crafted...will leave readers weeping."School Library Journal,starred reviewPraise for Between Shades of Gray:New York TimesNotable Book, 2011 ? Wall Street JournalBest Childrens Book, 2011 ? APublishers Weekly,School Library Journal, Booklist, and KirkusBest Book of 2011 ? iTunes 2011 Rewind Best Teen Novel ? A Carnegie Medal andWilliam C. Morris Finalist ? ANew York Timesand InternationalBestseller ? Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both.The Washington Post ? *"Beautifully written and deeply feltan important book that deserves the widest possible readership.BooklistFrom the Hardcover edition.
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Jensol77
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So far, so good. She is defiantly underestimated.

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Louise
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Mehso-so

Perhaps I missed some of the magic of the writing by listening to this in #audiobook form. While it taught me about a historical event I hadn‘t known about, I wished the characters‘ stories had been more fully developed. It seemed that an expectation of more of their individual stories was set up early on and then left unfulfilled. However, the book had many beautiful moments. Photo from Wikipedia: the Wilhelm Gustloff in 1939.

rmaclean4 I had the same reading experience! 4d
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edennugget
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Not in a YA mood at the moment but YA Historical Fiction just hits differently...

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BekahPat
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Very rarely do I finish a book in one sitting but this book never left my hands from the moment I started page 1 until the beautiful end. Highly recommend!

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Librarybelle
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I really need to move this one up on my #tbr list. I‘ve heard such good things about it...so much so that I snagged a copy through #BookOutlet a year ago. #SevenSeas #RedRoseSeptember

Butterfinger It is one of my favorites. 4w
erzascarletbookgasm It‘s good, I loved it. 4w
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Wow! I can not recommend this book enough! It takes a little while to get use to the 4 different narrators, but it is so worth it. The 4 different narrators draw you in, and you find yourself living through what the charactersare experiencing. The 4 narrators allows the reader to see there were innocent people living in Hitlers Germany and guilty ones as well. With the innocent ones out weighing the guilty. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Suet624
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On the plus side, I enjoyed the audio. However, I must have been living under a rock because I had no idea it was yet another book about World War II (can we stop now?) and I didn‘t realize it was a young adult novel until I was almost done. That being said, it highlighted an event that I was unaware of. The author‘s note at the end was interesting and informative.

Emilymdxn I agree I find it so hard to read more World War Two novels, even if the individual novel is really good I just don‘t know what there is left to examine about it 1mo
Suet624 @Emilymdxn phew. Thank you for letting me know I‘m not alone in this. 1mo
Christine Same here! I can read one WWII book per year. At most. @emilymdxn 1mo
NHLibrarian Ha! I had this exact thought yesterday while working on my next library book order. It seemed like every book was set during WWII... I actually yelled out “pick another topic!” 😆 1mo
Suet624 @NHLibrarian why is it such a hot topic these days?? 1mo
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Marina_h
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#7days7covers No explanation #covercrush Day 1

@NatalieR , care to play? Post 7 covers you love over 7 days, no explanation needed, try to tag a new litten each day

marleed I just picked up this and one other Ruta Supetys book in a LFL. I‘m looking forward to reading both. 1mo
NatalieR Got it! Happy to join in. Thanks for the tag. 😊 1mo
Marina_h @marleed I've read this one and Between shades of gray and really enjoyed both! I hope you'll enjoy it as well 😊 1mo
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Eeyore031370
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Listened while I was at work. Good book.

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Samplergal
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A good audiobook by multiple narrators: Salt to the Sea

I finished it early this morning and would recommend it. #bookishbingo

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llawela
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A heartbreaking, terrifying, stress-inducing, and important tale of four (and thousands) WW2 refugees. I couldn't put it down.
Sepetys likes to end chapters with a short punchy line, which felt a bit on the nose. But that's a very minor complaint.

"Abandoned or separated from their families, they were forced to battle the beast of war on their own, left with an inheritance of heartache and responsibility for events they had no rile in causing."

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xxjenadanxx
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#friyayintro @howjessreads

It isn't Friday anymore but I forgot to do this and well, I'll do what I want! Time is a construct! 😆

1.Salt to the Sea by Ruta Septys
2.To be a master of all languages. What a gift it would be to be able to communicate with anyone in their native tongue.
3.Proud Gemini
4.Readathon and absolutely nothing else!
5.Will do!

emilyrose_x Ooh I agree with your hook choice!! :) 2mo
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Crazeedi I'm excited to read this new to me author! I love Litsy! 3mo
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MidnightBookGirl
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Sepetys is an amazing author, and I'm so glad I finally read this! The audio narration is done by a wonderful cast (even Alfred!). A very sad reminder of the youngest victims of war and a very timely (sadly, still) story of refugees.

SaturnDoo I recommend this book a lot. It's a favorite ❤❤ Glad you enjoyed it. 3mo
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LorieL
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Sorry I've been away from Litsy! I had to take a break to focus on writing but I'm back to reading and looking forward to diving back into this community that I love! ♥️📚

🔊 Question: What's one of your favorite audiobooks?
Hands down, mine is Salt to the Sea. The four narrators brought the story to life for me and I believe I enjoyed it even more on audio than I would have if I read it in book form! A rare occurrence for me.

Shley9225 Hands down my favourite audiobook(s) are the Illuminae Files audiobooks: Illuminae, Gemini, and Obsidio. It is everything you could ask for an audiobook adaptation and then so much more. 3mo
LorieL @Shley9225 Really? I wouldn't think the format of those books would translate to audio! I'm intrigued...🤔 3mo
Shley9225 It‘s a whole other experience, those audiobooks. People who start with the audiobook can‘t imagine it translating to paper, that‘s how good it is. You haven‘t truly read the books until you‘ve tried both formats. 3mo
LorieL @Shley9225 I'm intrigued...just ordered the book from the library and added it to my Audible wishlist. 😉 3mo
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Chelseabillups30
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This is definitely the first book in quite a long time that was required reading and I actually thoroughly enjoyed it!!

It‘s a quick read.
Thick? Yes. But the flow is easy and poetic, even though the story is heavy and difficult to comprehend.

If it were a movie I definitely would have beef with the fate of the characters journeys. I did as a written work.

It was gripping, page turning work of historical fiction that won‘t soon leave me.

Butterfinger I loved this. 4mo
Chelseabillups30 @Butterfinger, you read the book? 4mo
Elizabeth2 I just passed this over as a potential book club pick (it‘s my turn this month). Your review has me second guessing my choices! 4mo
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Chelseabillups30 @Elizabeth2, good! I highly suggest you put it back in the running. And I hope that if it is to be the one that you read next that I will see a raving review from you very soon! 😉 4mo
SaturnDoo Ohhh I ❤ this book. It's also one that I find myself always recommending. @Elizabeth2 I definitely think you should give this one a try. 😁 4mo
Butterfinger @Chelseabillups30 I read it for my little book club 2 years ago. Ashes in the Snow, I think is the title, is just as good. Ashes was supposed to be made into a film, but I've not seen it released. No I'm wrong. The book is Between Shades of Gray. They changed the title because it sounded too much like 50Shades. 4mo
booksaremyfavorite Amazing book! So glad you enjoyed it! @Butterfinger...the movie Ashes in the Snow doesn‘t follow the book as well. The book is way better. 3mo
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Chelseabillups30
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The shoe poet has done it again!! 👏🏻😩👠😭👏🏻

Crazeedi Shoes!!👠👠 4mo
pppooraikul Love this book 😍 4mo
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Chelseabillups30
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Just under 1k to go to reach 30k litfluence. ❗️❗️❗️

And to think that a while back my goal by the summer months was 10k. 🤯

I think I‘m going to be a little bit more ambitious and up that goal to 50k by the end of summer!

I have full confidence in you, my fellow book nerds!! 💯

Crazeedi Yay!!!❤💞❣ 4mo
suvata 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
La_Cori Congrats!! 👏🎉📚 4mo
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BookwormAHN Congratulations 💐 4mo
Librarybelle Congratulations! 4mo
bibliostephanie I have no idea why these things really matter, but they DO!!!!! Congratulations!!!! Now I have to catch up! 🤩🤩 4mo
Chelseabillups30 @bibliostephanie, I‘ve actually thought to myself more than once that if more kids and young people knew about Litsy, they‘d probably read more. It‘s definitely made me a more engaged reader as I share quotations and images and write reviews reflecting on what I read! It makes reading like a game! 4mo
bibliostephanie I agree! It‘s a great platform for many reasons. Glad to be connected to you! 4mo
tournevis 💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Congratulations 🎉🎈🎊 4mo
Ddzmini Congratulations 🍾🎈🎉🎊 📖😋 4mo
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Chelseabillups30
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The trees. 🌲🌳

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La_Cori
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#QuotsyJuly19 #community
@TK-421

“Books join us together as a global reading community, but more important, a global human community striving to learn from the past.”
(The quote is from the Author's Note)

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TaciturnWhenReading
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New stuff! #bookoutlet

Julsmarshall Loved Salt to the Sea 😍😍 4mo
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Chelseabillups30
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I see why this guy was nicknamed “The Shoe Poet” and why it stuck!

This dialogue exchange exemplifies the poetic depth of how this story is told and how beautiful the writing within the pages really is.

👞 🥾👟👢👠

Hollie I loved the shoe poet so much! 4mo
Shley9225 This was one of my favourite parts of the book 4mo
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Chelseabillups30
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But brave warriors, we brush away fear with a flick of the wrist. We laugh in the face of fear, kick it like the stone across the street.

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Chelseabillups30
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Trial run of Libro.fm FOR THE WIN!!
CD version of the audiobook has been “in transit” from my local library for days, but I have this now and can catch up on the pages I‘m supposed to have read by now. 👏🏻💯👏🏻💯👏🏻

Have some listening goals that are undone on Audible so I haven‘t canned it yet....but I‘ve found and “added to wishlist” quite a few books Audible hasn‘t shown they have....so we‘ll see what happens!
Might be the end of an era!

Shley9225 You might want to go to your library and look for the book yourself. This happened to me once and it turns out the books that were “in transit” were still sitting on the shelf the whole time 4mo
Chelseabillups30 @Shley9225, I have the physical book already. I have been waiting on the audiobook discs for the last couple days and this just happens to be a more accessible way to stream and take the audio with me anywhere!! 4mo
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Chelseabillups30
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Required reading for my summer class.
Anybody read it?
Like? Love? Hate?
First 150 pages need to be read by Thursday!

Lovesbooks87 I have read it and it was really good! 4mo
BeckyRoy My bookclub read it and we all liked it. 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Loved it. 4mo
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Karkar I feel like it gets recommended a lot on the podcasts I listen to.... I have it on my TBR but have not made it there yet 🤓 4mo
Daisey I really liked this one! 4mo
booksaremyfavorite Loved it! 4mo
Shley9225 Amazing and tearjerking 4mo
staci.reads It's fantastic!
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erzascarletbookgasm A great read! 4mo
toofondofbooks Yes, excellent read 4mo
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Anna.VanTrapp
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I read this last year and realized I didn‘t review it. This was an exciting suspenseful read, I read it in three days. It follows four people in World War II, three trying to flee the nazi‘s and how there lives intertwine trying to board a ship to get them out, and one very young brainwashed nazi soldier you almost feel bad for him because he‘s so ignorant and knows nothing about anything, except a manipulated misplaced hate for jews. ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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booksaremyfavorite
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Excellent!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5...loved the characters and learned about some history I hadn‘t heard about before.

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MoniqueSnyman
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Currently listening to Salt to the Sea, and enjoying it immensely.

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crhealey
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☀️☀️☀️#weekendreads

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magicalshelves
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Pickpick

Another gripping historical fiction by Sepetys. Sepetys is so good with her characterizations and descriptions that some scenes really had me on the edge of my seat.

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RachelO
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Mehso-so

In January 1945, the MV Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed, whilst evacuating refugees, civilians and military personnel from the advancing Russian Army. This is the story of 4 young people and their journey to the ship.

It‘s an incredibly well-researched novel, yet wears it‘s research gently, never feeling as though you‘re being preached at or lectured to. And it kept me turning the pages. But with 4 rapidly switching viewpoints, 👇

RachelO ... plus short chapters, and based on so many stories, I didn‘t truly get to know the characters - there were so many things I‘d have liked to know more of, spend more time with. Maybe I‘m just not doing so well with YA right now.

It‘s a quick read, about lesser-known aspects of WWII, and for that reason I‘m glad to have read this.

#readaroundtheworld #lithuania
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rretzler This was one of my younger son‘s summer reading choices for Freshman Honors English - the other was Agatha Christie‘s And Then There Were None. He‘s very interested in WWII, but I‘m glad I steered him to the Christie (being one of my favorite books.) He had to pick a second book and after much discussion we finally decided on Code Name Verity. After reading your review, It seems my instincts paid off although I did buy this book for me but not him 6mo
xxjenadanxx I actually love Ruta Sepetys but think Between Shades of Gray is the better read! 6mo
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Readerbuzz
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...I've never heard the story of the Wilhelm Gustloff. This account, with stories of savagery of the Soviets, saving treasures from the Nazis, frightened children, a brave nurse, a kind shoemaker, a blind girl, and many others, will stick with you long after you have finished the book.

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Readerbuzz
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Getting to Know You Survey
1)What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Alvin, TX, USA.
2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Salt to the Sea.
3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Coffee.
4) Tell us a little something about yourself! I've blogged at Readerbuzz for ten years.
5) What‘s one thing you‘ll do different today? This is my 25th readathon. I plan to read and blog.

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Stephaniereads1
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Next up.

RadicalReader Beautiful cover I would spend all day admiring it 7mo
Stephaniereads1 Right! I love a good cover. 7mo
Kaylamburson One of my favorite books! Definitely my favorite featuring WWII. 7mo
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Eggs A top book for me❣️ 7mo
RebL Love this book! 7mo
Stephaniereads1 It was really good and sad. 7mo
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Endowarrior21
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There are very few books that I recommend to every single person, regardless of what genre they like to read or their taste in books. But Salt to the Sea is one of them. From the moment I read the first page, I knew that this book would stick with me for the rest of my life. Salt to the Sea is incredible. The characters(I really still hate Alfred), the writing, the plot. It's shocking and honest. It's eye opening and emotional.

candority I‘ve been meaning to read this forever! So glad to see your strong endorsement! 7mo
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Endowarrior21

Those who have read Salt to the Sea did Alfred get on your nerves. I really can‘t stand him and I am only half way through the book.

booksaremyfavorite Can‘t wait to hear your final thoughts. I just bought this book. 7mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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“How foolish to #Believe we are more powerful than the sea or the sky.”

#LiteraryLuck

xxjenadanxx I love Ruta Sepetys so much. I hope she writes more soon. 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @xxjenadanxx I‘ve only read this one and 💜💜 7mo
xxjenadanxx @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks her only other one is Between Shades of Gray which is sort of the cousin to Salt to the Sea. I highly recommend you pick it up some time! 7mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @xxjenadanxx I‘ve got it!! I just haven‘t read it yet 🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️ 7mo
xxjenadanxx @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks lol it happens! At least you have one to look forward to now! 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @xxjenadanxx yes!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 7mo
vkois88 Oh, I like this quote! Makes me want to pick it up 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88 it‘s good!! ❤️ 7mo
tammysue Great quote! And amazing book!! ❤️ 7mo
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Jschultzems
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Pickpick

Disclaimer - I listened to the audiobook. This one took some time to get used to. The narration changes perspective with each chapter and while “clear”, is sometimes hard to follow what‘s going on. Ultimately, I enjoyed the book, though. Well written and good scene building.

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Eggs
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Can‘t choose just one:

Salt to the Sea
The Velvet Hours
The Lost Wife
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
A World Without You

#bestbooksofar2019

Ashley85 Eleanor! ❤️❤️ 7mo
megnews It was so hard for me to choose just one too. Ive been reading a lot of WWII fiction lately. Will have to check this out. Thanks for playing! 7mo
ChasingOm I loved Salt to Sea too! 7mo
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IamIamIam Without a doubt 7mo
Hollie So many great books on your list! 😍 7mo
Eggs @whatshesreadingnow yesss❣️ 7mo
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Reecaspieces
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All snuggled in before the bad weather hits. Just going to sit right here all day and read. Sounds like the best safety plan ever! 🌪 🌪 🌩⛈

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Eggs
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#frideas @SailorMoon
1* mostly fiction
2* tagged and highly recommend!!
3* algebra 2
4* I have several: early 1900s, ww2, and 1950s-1960s
5* @jmtrivera @julesG @Elma

julesG Thanks for the tag. 8mo
jmtrivera Oh, yay! Thanks for tagging! 8mo
SailorMoon Thanks for playing!!! 💕🤟🏻🌙 8mo
Eggs @julesG @jmtrivera @SailorMoon You're welcome 😊 8mo
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Whatthebook
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This was a great historical fiction retelling of refugees, soldiers, and a shipwreck during WWII. https://www.instagram.com/p/BueVfpdHI1L/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=5625xk...

greenhairdontcare I just finished this. I really enjoyed it! 8mo
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greenhairdontcare
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I finished this days ago but I haven‘t been able to stop thinking about it. 💔 It was beautifully written. Historical fiction isn‘t always my cup of tea, but I enjoyed this. I knew nothing about Wilhelm Gustloff & now I want to know more because of this book.

I listened to the #audiobook version & I loved that each character was voiced by someone different.

The ONLY thing I didn‘t like was part of the ending. Otherwise, 4/5 for me.

mandi1082 She is such a greater writer. Read and loved all her books!!!💕💕💕 8mo
greenhairdontcare @mandi1082 I was JUST reading about her on Wikipedia! I‘m very keen to check out her other books. 8mo
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greenhairdontcare
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I picked up a reservation & library card at a local library tonight. I now own a total of three library cards, for three different libraries.🙊

I didn‘t want to leave the library. It was quite big & it looked well stocked! Libraries will forever be my safe haven & favourite place to calm down & relax. 🙌🏻📚

Booked tagged is my current audiobook. I picked it randomly then realised it was on my ‘to read‘ list on Goodreads!

#library #audiobook

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JulAnna
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Pickpick

It is incredible that the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff is such a little known part of WW2 history. This book provided the story from 4 perspectives. Interesting, but I was left wanting more.

mandi1082 Loved loved loved this book. 8mo
SilversReviews Excellent book. 8mo
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Eggs
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The paths of four weary travelers converge during WWII as they board the ship Wilhelm Gustoff. It was to be their 'ship of dreams' and to carry them home 💔
#carrymehome #TimbitTunes @TheKidUpstairs @Cinfhen

erzascarletbookgasm I ❤️ this book! 💔😥 8mo
Cinfhen Beautiful photo❣️❣️❣️I don‘t know why but this book didn‘t affect me the way I expected it to. It was just an ok read for me 😔I know... #unpopularopinion 8mo
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Marina_h I loved this book 😍 I was surprised I didn't know about this historical event from WWII but I love historical fiction where I learn new things so this was a great read! 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Cinfhen I agree with you Cindy!!! It‘s a first!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻😂😂🤣🤣 8mo
Cinfhen Finally!!!! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❣️ 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Cinfhen yaaaassssss!!!!!! 8mo
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Eggs
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📖 Dandelion Wine, mysteries
📚 reorganizing book collection
✅ salt to the sea - omg
🤚 double-jointed
💙 will do
#friyayintro @howjessreads

RadicalReader @Eggs what can you do double jointed ? 8mo
Eggs @RadicalReader thumbs 8mo
RadicalReader @Eggs sweet my friend is double jointed and I think it‘s the coolest thing ever. I can curl my tongue awesome to be able to do unique things 8mo
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Kaye 🌷 8mo
JoScho 😘❤️ 8mo
vkois88 ❤❤❤ 8mo
tournevis 👋👋👋👋👋 8mo
Hollie ♥️😘 8mo
Hollie I loved Salt to the Sea! 8mo
LeahBergen 😘😘 8mo
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CBee
Salt to the Sea | Ruta Sepetys
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@kellyann28 ❤️❤️❤️ thank you!! I love everything - and as you can see, a certain 6 year old already had to sample the candy 😂
Happy Valentine‘s Day!! #jb @kaye

kellyann28 That candy is too good not to sample 😂😂 glad you like everything! ❤ 8mo
Kaye Very cute. I‘ve never tried that candy. Does it have nuts in it ? I like candy and ice cream with nuts. Yum. 8mo
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Lovesbooks87 The book was so good! I love that candy too! 8mo
kellyann28 @kaye They are chocolate and have small hazelnut pieces in it! I'm on a diet or else I'd also have some for myself lol 8mo
Kaye Yum. I‘m trying to lose some poundage. I‘d eat it , then just walk to Cleveland and back. That way, I‘d wear them off. 😁 8mo
CBee @kellyann28 I wish you‘d seen the look he gave me, when I said they were all mine 😂😂 total stink eye 😂😂 8mo
CBee @kaye oh me oh my you must try it! It‘s amazing! 8mo
Kaye They will be on my grocery list. Tomorrow AM. 😁 8mo
CBee @kaye I‘m not sure how great you can see the pic, but they‘re Ferrero Rocher. So good! 8mo
Kaye I‘ve seen them in the store. Didn‘t remember the name. Thanks 😊 8mo
CBee @kaye ♥️♥️ 8mo
Betty I like the bookmark! 8mo
CBee @Betty I‘m pretty sure @kellyann28 made the bookmark ❤️ 8mo
kellyann28 @Betty @Cbee yes, I made it. Just an easy little craft 😊 8mo
CBee @kellyann28 very cool ❤️❤️ 8mo
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Mmartin14
Salt to the Sea | Ruta Sepetys
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I have been so wrapped up in WW2 historical fiction lately. I am always so grounded and inspired by those who could find even the smallest spark of light in such a dark time. I have just started “Salt to the Sea” by Ruta Sepetys, but am already so entranced by the characters and writing style ❤️