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Winter in Paradise
Winter in Paradise | Elin Hilderbrand
Spend the coldest days of winter on a Caribbean beach with New York Times Bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand. Join New York Times Bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand on the stunning beaches of St. John for the beginning of her thrilling new winter series-The Paradise. Winter in Paradise, the first book in the Paradise series, has everything that readers have come to know and love about an Elin Hilderbrand novel, plus a healthy dose of intrigue. Irene Steele's idyllic life-house, husband, family-is shattered when she is woken up by a late-night phone call. Her beloved husband has been found dead, but before Irene can process this tragic news, she must confront the perplexing details of her husband's death. He was found on St. John island, a tropical paradise far removed from their suburban life. Leaving the cold winter behind, Irene flies down to the beautiful Caribbean beaches of St. John only to make another shocking discovery: her husband had a secret second family. As Irene investigates the mysterious circumstances of her husband's death, she is plunged into a web of intrigue and deceit belied by the pristine white sand beaches of St. John's. This exciting first book in the Paradise series will transport readers to a new beach locale-another world that Elin knows as well as her beloved Nantucket-and have them longing for winter
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Sporto
Winter in Paradise | Elin Hilderbrand
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I really enjoy this author

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Heystad
Winter in Paradise | Elin Hilderbrand
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I would classify this as a “guilty pleasure” read filled with love, deception and lots of drama. Honestly, reading this made me feel like I was watching a season of “Days of Our Lives,” BUT... I‘m not ashamed to say I liked it! Looking forward to book #2! 😁

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cwarnier
Winter in Paradise | Elin Hilderbrand
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Not only 4 books, but amazing book goodies!
I absolutely love the scented bookmarks. I have never seen tea in packets like this either. I am excited to try them and use my new bookmarks.
Thanks so much. @SamHeartCoffee
@bookishmaiden #summersantagoespostal

erzascarletbookgasm Scented bookmarks? 😍👍 2mo
cwarnier Yes! Magnetic and fruit scented. I had never heard of them before, but they are awesome. 2mo
SamHeartCoffee Yay!! Super glad you like it all! 😘 It was fun to pick out everything! 2mo
BookishMarginalia Those cacti magnets! Love! 2mo
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DebbieGrillo
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Jessrumely
Winter in Paradise | Elin Hilderbrand
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23 // WINTER IN PARADISE // “Love is messy, complicated, and unfair.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️ #winterinparadise #jessicareads2019

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KayJaysReads
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Snowy day in April, getting ready for summer with this read!

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tammysue
Winter in Paradise | Elin Hilderbrand
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Thanks for the tag @Eggs 💖
1 . Winter In Paradise
2 . Is only 31 degrees here today brrrr.. I‘m off to sunny St Johns Island in the Caribbean! ☀️🏝🍹
3 . Freezing cold, snow packed Iowa City, Iowa!
4 . Welcome to Litsy new followers and feel free to join in @tipsy @booknerd58 👋🏻😀

#WhatWouldYouDo

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morgan_krahn
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A beach read is just what I needed during this frigid Wisconsin winter! Really enjoyed this one ☺️ I was nervous at first about not being able to keep the characters straight, but I found myself invested in each and every one of them.
But how do they expect me to wait until October to read the sequel?!

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morgan_krahn
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Love when books mention my home state ♥️ I spent every summer of my childhood on a lake in WI ♥️

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morgan_krahn
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Wish I was actually reading this beach read on the beach....not in Wisconsin where it is currently -14 without the windchill ❄️😩

Morr_Books My parents keep wanting to leave Wisconsin to come stay with me in Texas until the end of this winter, but we have a freeze warning here too. Can't escape it! 5mo
morgan_krahn @Morr_Books I swear we are having the never ending winter up here! 5mo
BethM This winter is the worst ever. 5mo
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Reviewsbylola Brrrrrrrrr 🥶 5mo
AnansiGirl Ugh is WI ever going to see spring again 😒 I swear it feels like 100 years ago. 5mo
LogiKitty Love the bag though! 5mo
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DebbieGrillo
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My first Elin Hilderbrand book. I chose it because it is set in St. John, USVI where I'm currently vacationing. I love this place and love reading a book when I'm familiar with the setting. This is the perfect beach read!

howjessreads I love her! Sounds like an amazing vacation. 😍 5mo
tammysue Ooh you‘re so lucky! And I loved the book, can‘t wait for book two. I hope you enjoy it! 5mo
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Judybskt
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Loved this! I had hoped to read it in December because I thought it was a Christmas book. So I was pleasantly surprised that it takes place after the New Year. I already knew that there was a sequel and was expecting it to be a cliffhanger. The ending did not bother me at all!! Can‘t wait for the next one! Once again EH does not disappoint!!

☃️❄️🌊🏝

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morgan_krahn
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Sea salt caramel hot chocolate and starting this one! Working on my ginormous backlog of #BOTM picks!

kstadt929 I have such a backlog as well... 6mo
TheLibrarian My backlog is huge too. 6mo
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Judybskt
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1. From a year ago but looks the same today. ❄️
2. Yes!! We‘ve been here 26 years! 🏡
3. Haven‘t finished yet. 📖
4. At night before I fall asleep. 😴
5. It‘s Friday - who knows!! 🍽

#friyayintro
@howjessreads

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Judybskt
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1. Tagged
2. Hardback or paperback - not always patient for a book to come out in paperback
3. I feel like I should list a book from school I never finished - Killer Angels; I do have it and may read it some day!

#weekendreads
@rachelsbrittain

rachelsbrittain Thanks for joining in 📚 6mo
Karisa Oh! I forced myself to read Killer Angels for a book club. I did not enjoy it, but the rest loved it. Your admission makes me feel better. 😊 6mo
Judybskt @Karisa good job!! There are a lot of books for book club that I haven‘t finished! 6mo
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Judybskt
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🏝☀️📖

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DebbieGrillo
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1. Our nine yesr old Shih Tzu, ZuZu
2. Pack for our Caribbean vacation. We leave on Wednesday
3. Walking, writing, yoga
4. Niagara Falls, Banff, and St. Johns, NFLD
5. What is next on your TBR list? I tagged mine.

#friYAYintro @howjessreads

darklydreaming Enjoy your vacation! 6mo
Simona Great plans❣️ Enjoy 🔆 My next book 6mo
Jerdencon Just started 6mo
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JenReadsAlot I'm going to Banff in June and so excited! 6mo
AlaMich I‘d love to see Banff too! 6mo
brandymuses American Panda 6mo
CouronneDhiver Fun! Where are you off to? 🌴👙 6mo
CouronneDhiver Oooo! Jealous. That‘s going to be beautiful 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 6mo
Pricel101 The weather here is freezing rain! Enjoy your getaway 😊 currently reading 6mo
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monalyisha
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Oh hey! A friend I met in real-life just casually joined Litsy! Go follow @QtheOlive 🍸— & maybe give her some suggestions for people to follow/ways to fully enjoy our “community.” 👯‍♀️🔪 (It‘s really the best place on the internet & not creepy at all. I promise.)

Hi, Q! 👋🏻

Birdsong28 Welcome to Litsy @QtheOlive 🎊🎉📚📖 6mo
cobwebmoth @QtheOlive Welcome to Litsy! 6mo
Jess @QtheOlive welcome to the party! 6mo
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TK-421 Welcome @QtheOlive ! 6mo
BookwormAHN Welcome to Litsy 😺 6mo
Soubhiville Hi @QtheOlive ! Welcome! 6mo
BookwormAHN @QtheOlive you can find some Litsy tips with @RaimeyGallant 😺 6mo
wanderinglynn Welcome to Litsy @QtheOlive! The water‘s fine—dive on in! 👋🏻🥳📚 6mo
InLibrisVeritas Welcome @QtheOlive !👋🏻 6mo
LeahBergen Hello, @QtheOlive ! 👋🏻 6mo
Jas16 Welcome @QtheOlive 6mo
MeganAnn Hi!! 👋🏻 @QtheOlive Any friend of @monalyisha must be the coolest 😎 6mo
DivineDiana Glad you are joining us @QtheOlive ! 👏🏻📚👏🏻 6mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy @QtheOlive 🌺 6mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!!💜💙♥️💙💜 6mo
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Lola
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I really missed the Quinn family when I fished the Winter Street series, my first books by this author (not my usual cuppa), so was excited that she was starting a new winter trilogy. 200 pages in & really enjoying this one, then BAM-a major editing issue-so annoying! And stunning that it could happen with a best-selling author and a Big 5 publisher. Dudes, read the damn book before you set it out in the world 🙄 (Error not in Kindle edition)

Judybskt I saw that too! I was like, what?! 6mo
Lola @Judybskt Right?! How does that get missed?! Glad to have done validation 🙃 6mo
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I enjoy listening to her books on audio. They‘re light and easy. I didn‘t know this one was the first installment, so I‘ll have to wait to find out the rest of the story. Imagine my surprise when the book ended with a phone call from the area code where I live! 787...Puerto Rico 🇵🇷

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ReadingMeagan
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I was able to get a lot of reading done today- I started and finished this one today. It was totally predictable but I enjoyed it and I am interested in reading the next book in this series. And booking a trip to somewhere warm when a week of crazy cold temperatures is before me sounds good too 😊

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Denisereads75
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A whirlwind of a book that I didn‘t want to put down. Irene Steele is a woman that has it all, a devoted and rich husband, a great career, and two grown sons. When her husband dies u expectedly, Irene discovers his secret life in St. John. This is the first in a planned trilogy and I can‘t wait for the next one in the series as the book ends on a cliffhanger.

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BornReadChicago
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tammysue
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Enjoyed it! 👍🏻 I‘m really looking forward to finding out by what unethical means Russ acquired his money and learning more about Irene's story post-Russ. She definitely deserves a wonderful one after what happened to her.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty pic!! 💗 7mo
tammysue @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you, Misty! 💖 7mo
LeahBergen Love your Staffordshire dogs! I have a few, too. 😍 7mo
tammysue @LeahBergen Thanks Leah! I think they‘re so cute! 💖 7mo
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Jeannineth
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Irene‘s husband had a second life with another woman and now he‘s dead. I love a good drama. Kind of has the feel of The Pilot‘s Wife which I read years ago.

Theshadedbuffalo The Pilot‘s Wife has been sitting on my physical TBR stack forever, and since I LOVED Winter In Paradise, maybe that one will be moved higher up! 7mo
Jeannineth I read The Pilot‘s Wife many years ago and it‘s still with me. Lol 7mo
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Jeannineth
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My last book of 2018.

CouronneDhiver 😂😂 8mo
Bookladylinda Love your cart! Where did you get it? 8mo
gradcat I love that cart, too...also want to know where you got it.... 8mo
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RaimeyGallant Nice book cart! 8mo
Reviewsbylola 😍😍😍 loooove your cart. 8mo
Redwritinghood Yes, please let us know where you got that cart. Love it! 8mo
heikemarie @Redwritinghood with the top it looks like the one from Michael‘s - I love mine! 😍 @gradcat @Bookladylinda (edited) 8mo
ShelleyBooksie Love that cart! 8mo
Jeannineth I got the cart and top at Michaels. They came in many colors. The cart was $30 and the top was $10. Thanks 8mo
gradcat Thanks for the info!! 8mo
rather_be_reading omg the top for the cart!! 7mo
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Lauren.Archer
Winter in Paradise | Elin Hilderbrand
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This was not my favorite Hilderbrand novel by far. I found I was really bored at times. That being said there is a huge cliffhanger and it has left me mildly intrigued to read the next one.

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a.bookish.byrd
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Mehso-so

Time to head to the Caribbean :)
(I wish!!)

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Lauren.Archer
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Last planned book of 2018, though I am sure there will be something else that I pop in.

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JenReadsAlot
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Enjoyable - I really liked her Winter Street series so we will see how this one plays out.

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JenReadsAlot
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Merry Christmas!! #catsoflitsy

4thhouseontheleft 😻😻😻 8mo
Christine11 Beautiful! 8mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Merry Christmas!!! 8mo
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Crinoline_Laphroaig I'm ready for my close up! 😻 8mo
Kaye Your kitty is like a model for Cats 🐱 magazine, if there is such a thing. 😁. Happy Holidays 🎄 8mo
Mollyanna Merry Christmas 🎄 8mo
GypsyKat Merry Christmas!!! 8mo
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echalpan
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I loved this cozy, winter romance. It was the perfect, light read for this busy time of year. I‘m hoping there‘s a sequel soon!

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Hannah_Haymond
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I've enjoyed Elin Hilderbrand's books, both the stand alones and the Winter trilogy, for ages. Her style is breezy, engaging, and she's fantastic at setting a strong place and vibe. So for me this one was a bit of a jolt. The new tropical backdrop is well set, but for some reason the multiple POVs kept me from fully connecting with any one character. The mystery was good but also a bit tidy. Overall a decent read, just not my favorite of hers.

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echalpan
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All cozied up and ready to read awhile since school starts are delayed 2 hours in ATL tomorrow 😊

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echalpan
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Reading with my best girl this afternoon 🐶

Megabooks So cute! 💕💕 8mo
echalpan @Megabooks thanks! 💛 8mo
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Sills
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Irene Steele's idyllic life in Iowa City is shattered over a phone call notifying her that her husband was killed in an accident. As if that news wasn't horrifying enough, the details reveal he went down in a helicopter in the Virgin Islands on New Year's Day-and he wasn't alone. Being out of the country away from his Midwestern family wasn't the only secret Russell Steele was keeping either..

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Theshadedbuffalo
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I think Elin just gets better and freaking better with every book. I LOVED the start to this new trilogy, set in USVI St. John instead of the usual Nantucket. A wife finds out that her life just may not be what she thought when she gets the shocking phone call that tells her that her husband is dead. ❤️❤️

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Adelle1
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I‘ve been waiting to read this, and so far, it doesn‘t disappoint. It‘s also a plus that this is set in St. John, one of my favorite places.

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Judybskt
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🎄Winter in Paradise, Us Against You, Nine Perfect Strangers
🎄Peppermint Bark
🎄No! We don‘t put it up until 7-10 days before Christmas and keep it up until 1/5 because that‘s our anniversary.
🎄I have some Norman Rockwell Christmas books that I enjoy.
🎄Christmas Eve service and then an open house at a friend‘s house.
🎅🏻❤️🎄⛄️❄️🤶🏻
#Christmas2018
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

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JHSiess
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I know this character well: "Cash has seen & heard his mother cry...every tear a tear of joy & wonder...she cried every Xmas Eve when the church choir launched into 'O Come, All Ye Faithful.' But Irene didn‘t cry over disappointment, or even death. When her parents died, Irene handled it with a solid midwestern pragmatism. Circle of life & all that. She arranged for proper Lutheran funerals and covered dish receptions afterward. She didn‘t cry."

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Rissa1
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I love how this book ties everyone together. I hope there is more to this as the ending has left room for a sequel.

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Rissa1
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My husband is watching Sabrina on Netflix, it creeps me out! I may be moving out of this comfy chair and reading someplace else, as to not hear this in the background. #toopagan #creepedout #iamachicken

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Rissa1
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1. My sister who kept my kids for a week on short notice.
2. My cats
3. 2 family's we know had their houses burn. All of them are safe including their pets.
4. It is a new day, that isn't promised.

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Rissa1
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Got a chance for a quiet moment on this business trip. I am sure it will be ruined soon.

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CMCurtis77
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Checking out a BOTM pick ☺️

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Jeanne_S
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Fun read.

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Lisas.Library
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My October BOTM pick. I‘m proud of myself for only picking one 😂 although one of the options I already had an ARC. 🤷🏻‍♀️
Winter in Paradise
By: Elin Hilderbrand

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C.Perone
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Looking forward to the next Paradise book!

Theshadedbuffalo Can‘t wait to start this one! I love Elin!! 10mo
C.Perone @Theshadedbuffalo Me too! Her books are the perfect relaxation-read💕 10mo
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