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The Nightingale
The Nightingale | Kristin Hannah
In love we find out who we want to be.In war we find out who we are.FRANCE, 1939In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. When a German captain requisitions Vianne's home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything. Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates all around them, she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive.Vianne's sister, Isabelle, is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl, searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth. While thousands of Parisians march into the unknown terrors of war, she meets Getan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France, and she falls in love as only the young can...completely. But when he betrays her, Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back, risking her life time and again to save others.With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.
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SassyPants617
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A friend at work brought in a box of books for us today! I got these gems. Had to leave some for my other coworkers. Lol. (My work bestie doing homework in the background 🥰)

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heidisreads
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This is what I was doing the second I finished #reading The Nightingale this afternoon. I mean, I was listening to the #audiobook from #hoopla - don‘t worry. This was a difficult book for me. World War ll fiction is something I need to read especially about of women and mothers - #historicalfiction shows me history through the eyes (and hearts) of the people who lived it. #bookclub

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Wildly_Bookish
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September reads. I can't pick a favorite because I really loved them all.

Tagged book is the one I wanted to read for the most amount of time.

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MsBennet
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If you love WW2 based novels, I cannot recommend this book enough. Set in France . This story will tug at your heartstrings ❣️

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Ssnyder
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This book blew me away. There aren‘t many books that brought tears to my eyes. It demands us to remember the evils the people of Europe endured during WW2. We must never forget them and what they went through. There is still evil in this world but let‘s pray it never comes to this again.

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SheDragon
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I‘ve been reading “The Nightingale” it‘s pretty good, looking forward to the discussion about it tomorrow night, on the Facebook group “Monthly Book Club”. #mbcpicks

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violabrain
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Definitely lives up to the hype! I couldn‘t stop reading this book and I had tears streaming down my face by the end. I‘ve read a lot of fiction set during the Holocaust, but I felt like this one captured the fear and horror of what was happening better than anything I‘ve read before. I also learned a lot about the women‘s resistance movement in France during World War II. Fantastic book!

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heidisreads
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My current #audiobook and also for #bookclub in October. Not completely loving it yet...

violabrain The beginning was a little slow for me too, but once it gets going, I couldn‘t put it down. 3w
heidisreads @violabrain That‘s good to hear! Thank you! 3w
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MoBee
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Favorite Read of this year so far, one that will always stay with me.

ruskigurl16 I thought this was a great book! 👍 3w
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Eeyore031370
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I just finished it. Wow!! This is my favorite book of 2019!! So many feels!! So hard to read but so very well written!!

ruskigurl16 One of my top 6 for sure. 💙 3w
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Mishu94
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Heard so many good things regarding this book! I hope it lives up to the hype! Hoping to spend a relaxing weekend with me and my book! 😁

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IheartYA
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Not my usual or preferred type of story. I enjoyed it but it's slow pace failed to grasp my attention at times. Full of details and emotion, especially the last 20 or so pages when I didn't want it to end. It was a solid 3 stars, but the ending bumped it up to 4.

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Thewanderer92
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#7days7covers #bookcovercrush

I would be stupid not to start with this one!

7 days, 7 covers you love, no explanation. Try to tag someone new each day.

Anyone else interested, consider yourself tagged as well!

@Megabooks @TheSpineView @Liatrek

Megabooks Gorgeous!! 1mo
TheSpineView Thanks for the tag! 😊 1mo
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AmyK1
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Wildly_Bookish
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What a heartbreaking book. I'm just gonna go cry for.... ever. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Full review on Goodreads.
www.goodreads.com/wildly_bookish

Reading_in_the_meadow It was so good though!! 1mo
Wildly_Bookish It really was! I loved it. 1mo
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Twainy
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🎧 I enjoyed this book in fact I highly recommend it! Narrator was a good choice. It was a pretty long book but it was definitely worth my time and yours, gripping from the first chapter. Basically it‘s the story of two sisters living in France during the German occupation in WWII and the things they did to survive & help others. You may cry as it ends. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️3/4

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Wildly_Bookish
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Starting this one tonight. My second Kristin Hannah book, and I hope it can live up to Winter Garden. 💙

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks My favorite ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
Wildly_Bookish I've heard SO many good things! I'm so excited! 1mo
SanjanaGhosh My all time favorite book and author ❤️ 1mo
Wildly_Bookish I'm really blown away by her. 1mo
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CoffeeNBooks
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Thanks @GrilledCheeseSamurai for the chance to win in your #SixDigitSamurai giveaway! Congratulations on the milestone! 🎉 The tagged book has been my favorite book of 2019 so far. I love historical fiction, and The Nightingale was a good one- sad and intense, but very good. Litsy is such an awesome community for book recommendations, book discussions, and friendships with other book enthusiasts! 📚
Tagging new Litten @Zoes_Human.

Dcueto Found this one at Goodwill! Can‘t wait to read it 1mo
GrilledCheeseSamurai Thank yoooou! And thanks for playing along. :) 1mo
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FireproofBunny
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The past has a clarity I no longer see in the present

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lakesidebookworm
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CANT PUT THIS BOOK DOWN

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Dcueto
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When you have the day off and spend it thrifting for books. Found so many goodies for the classroom, too!

Soubhiville Nice! 1mo
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Dragonfairykats
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🐈 Tagged. I wanted to read this as soon as I saw it and I finally got it from the library. I even kept it for as many renews as I could. But I never got to it. 😖
🐈 Outlander series
🐈 🤭 1000 at minimum and growing. I spend way too much time looking at books
🐈 The Book of Help: A Memoir of Remedies, Megan Griswold. I really enjoyed it, 4.5⭐

I totally missed this on Wednesday!!!!! Sorry!! @Eggs

Eggs No worries 😉Thanks for posting!!! BTW you MUST read 2mo
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JulietteGF
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I really enjoyed this historical fiction, more than I would have expected...
I liked the development of the different characters, the writing style, and the plot. I'm glad my book club chose this book, otherwise I doubt I would have picked it for myself.
What book did a book club choose that you ended up liking, and that you wouldn't have picked on your own?

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Burgoota
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Just about finished with this book. #mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread11

Stephaniereads1 Entered 2mo
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Squidonland
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She wouldn‘t have understood how dark a side love could have, how hiding it was the kindest thing you could do sometimes.

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Burgoota
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elyseh Entered! 2mo
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ScrappinMom
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Burgoota
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Slowly making it #mbcreadathon #MBCfrogsread3

MonthlyBookClub Entered 2mo
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emz711
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$1.50 book haul from Shoprite of all places!
And my Pinot's Palette painting

#crafty #bookhaul

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks The Nightingale ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
RealBooks4ever That's a happy painting! 💜 2mo
emz711 @RealBooks4ever thank you! Have you ever done a paint night? 2mo
RealBooks4ever @emz711 No, I don't even own any paint! 😄 🎨 Sounds fun though! 2mo
emz711 @RealBooks4ever no i didn't do that at home. They have companies and you show up and they have all the supplies and they step by step show you how! Pinot's Palette or Paint Nite or Artist Point... I'm sure there's a local one near you 2mo
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Burgoota
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Attempting my first read-a-thon with finishing this book. #mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread1

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Wendyloohoo77
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This book grabbed me from page one and I bawled at the end. I can‘t remember the last time I read such a beautiful story.
If you love historical fiction. If you love stories about the holocaust. Run to get this book.
I don‘t think I‘d have the strength of the people in this story, the will and the desire to live. These stories, to me, show the best sides of human beings who are faced with the worst sides of human beings.

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Overbooked
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Listening to this while I watch the kids in the pool. I could tell very early on that this is going to be my favorite book of all time. #MBCpicks

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Cakestache
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So many great books this year that ive read! Where have these been all my life. I mean if this is how my year is going in books i cant wait to see whats next 💗 this book was AMAZING. Its just that simple. I loved the story of the Nightingale and it shows just how powerful a woman can truley be. She overcame so many obstacles and showed such bravery! Just beautiful. Must read thats for sure 💗

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Burgoota
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Next book. Excited to read this one!!

BeckyandBooks I loved this book! It was hard to get into, but worth it in the end. 2mo
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Soulthirsty63
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I think I cried the entire last 5 chapters, great book

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Wendyloohoo77
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Lost. It makes it sound as if I misplaced my loved ones, perhaps I left them where they don‘t belong and then turned away, too confused to retrace my steps. They are not lost. Nor are they in a better place. They are gone. As I approach the end of my years, I know that grief, like regret, settles into our DNA and remains forever a part of us.

Wendyloohoo77 Best first page of a book I‘ve read in a long ass time. ♥️ 2mo
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MzTownsend
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I just finished this today. 5 stars doesn‘t do it justice. Definitely one that‘s gonna stay with me

BeckyandBooks Loved this one! I tell everyone they should read it. 2mo
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Angela5107
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I love Historical Fiction and Nightingale is at its best. ! Besides being very informative, the relationships are strained but they tell their story beautifully. I definitely recommend this book if you are looking for a well written story that will touch you deeply.

rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 @LitsyWelcomeWagon 2mo
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Melwilk
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This book ended up being better than I expected. With that being said, I do not think it is as wonderful as everyone says. I am giving it a pick, but I struggle with that. I basically feel like this is a romance novel set against the backdrop of WWII. It did not feel realistic to me. For a beautiful WWII book, try All The Light We Cannot See. For WWII romance, try All But My Life.

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Aleks1275
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I am giving this 5 stars and more ...I feel like I am there with the characters
Felling their pains thru the whole book .

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Hufflebutt
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My August tbr ♥️

BulkingBookie Have you noticed that T. Hanks looks like 'thanks'? No wonder he's America's favourite actor 2mo
Hufflebutt @BulkingBookie omg your right 😄 I cannot unsee that now 2mo
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tamaragrace
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Just started and loving it

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks My favorite ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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Margot0817
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I know I know. People can't stop talking about this book, but there is a reason why! This is my all time favorite book filled with so many themes and twists. Whenever I find myself nervous I embrace the characters bravery and move on. Such a wonderful story that made me cry so many times. I'd recommend to anyone

Nute Welcome to Litsy! It‘s a warm and friendly community. I know that you will enjoy yourself here. I‘m looking forward to getting to know you!🙂 2mo
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CoffeeNBooks
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#AugustABC #AlliesAlways Isabelle leaves her home to join the French Resistance during WWII. Parts of this story are based on the story of Andrée de Jongh, a Belgian woman who helped Allied airmen escape to safety over the Pyrenees.
@Eggs

Eggs Good one!!! 3mo
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BellesGotGoodReads
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If this isn‘t the truth I don‘t know what is. #loss #grief #goodreads

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MzTownsend
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Started this yesterday!!!!

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Rissreads
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Well now I know why this book has so much love on Litsy. I enjoyed this book a lot more than I thought I would. I had forgotten how much I enjoy historical fiction.
It was very interesting to hear how women helped shape world war II, we tend to forget the important role they played and how brave they were.
#LitsyAtoZ letter 'N'

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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1) Tagged! Love it!! ❤️❤️
2) John Wick 3
3) Fruit
4) 3
5) @Niki_Agarwal @amiekreger @CarolineLovesToRead @Bianca @Charmaine1972Ellis

#FriYayIntro

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lizziereads1978
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Im hearing this book is really good. Its going to be a pick for a book read in a group im in on FB. Everyone is excited. Ive never been into reading historical fiction, but i think i will make an exception for this one...📚🤓🤔

MzTownsend I love her books. So I‘m excited for this one!!! 3mo
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sarahreinhard
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The bookhaustion tomorrow will be sooooo worth it...

#greatreading #whatabook #bookstoreread

Lcsmcat I loved this one! 3mo
sarahreinhard @Lcsmcat it hooked me in! So good! 3mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 👏🏻🤗 3mo
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