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Dig | A. S. King
Five white teenage cousins who are struggling with the failures and racial ignorance of their dysfunctional parents and their wealthy grandparents, reunite for Easter.
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hermyknee
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wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 2mo
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monalyisha
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It‘s kind-of impossible to describe this A.S. King book, like its kind-of impossible to describe every A.S. King book. It‘s about racism, & classism, & sexism; it‘s about ghosts, & shovels, & cancer, & snakes, & potatoes. It‘s about lighting snowflakes on fire. It‘s about The Greatest Show on Earth. It‘s about the wrong words. It‘s about a family falling apart and, maybe, starting to come back together. It‘s fucking ugly & fucking beautiful.

monalyisha Also, the only time I have to read for pleasure anymore is in the car. Please send help. #gradschool 5mo
StayCurious Great review! 5mo
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mandi1082
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This story dealt with all types of topics. Such as race, family, death, etc. This book started off with an introduction of a whole bunch of characters who did not have normal names but towards the middle and end it starts to make sense. If you pick this up make sure its during a time that you have time for this book. Should be read carefully and with an open mind for it deals with a lot of hard topics.
4⭐⭐⭐⭐

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KyrstinElizabeth
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Dad keeps crying. I hug him and he sobs into my chest. It‘s as if we‘d just switched places. Except it‘s not. I think this is what families are supposed to do.

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KyrstinElizabeth
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He‘s not sure what he‘s crying about, but he‘s pretty sure he‘s crying about everything.

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KyrstinElizabeth
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Believe me, when that fire hose of diarrhea starts, you will realize that up until that moment, your life was fine.

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I'm not quite sure how to describe this other than to say - read it, you'll be a little lost at times, more than a little uncomfortable, and you will be so glad you picked it up. It's a surreal look at an extended family, mostly through the eyes of the teenage grandkids, and deals with all the things that lay below the surface in s family. As always, King's books are incredible.

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Lindy
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I was hooked from the start by this #audiobook about racism, mental health & family dysfunction. King is an expert at using surrealism & shifting points of view to pull together a cohesive, heartbreaking story with powerful & positive messages:
-Truth is a purging that makes you feel better, not worse.
-Belief systems are all pretty much the same, if you peel back the layers.
-Dig your way out.
-Change your mind.
-Pay attention to love.

readordierachel This sounds wonderful! 8mo
hermyknee ♥️ 8mo
Lindy @readordierachel Yes, I feel my heart thumping just to think of it. 💗 8mo
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Tanisha_A I want to read it. Stacked. Awesome review! 🏵️ 8mo
Lindy @Tanisha_A Thanks! 8mo
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Lindy
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“You guys don‘t know how to have any fun,” Gottfried yells into the woods. “The whole idea is to be the one who finds all of the eggs, not to help each other.”
The teens ignore him.

(Internet photo)

GondorGirl I am so excited to read this one! 8mo
Lindy @GondorGirl 😁👍💗 8mo
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Lindy
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“We drive through town, toward the mountain with the bizarre pagoda on it.” Ha! I‘m tickled that the pagoda from Please Ignore Vera Deitz, one of King‘s earlier novels, is mentioned. I think it‘s located in Reading, PA. (She talks about it here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=u4KEteXzKzA )

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Lindy
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…every one of them knew someone who was dying of cancer. Didn‘t matter if they wouldn‘t smoke a joint if you lit it for them. What mattered is that they didn‘t want to watch their loved ones suffer. And, outside of my grandparents, I can‘t say I‘ve ever met anyone who wanted to watch their loved ones suffer.

(Photo: my Christmas cannabis socks, an accidental purchase)

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Lindy
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Food poisoning was surprisingly freeing. The primal way in which my body purged the shrimp from itself was like a peyote trip. I‘ve never had a peyote trip, but going on what Dad says about it, I‘d say food poisoning compares.

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