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Lwen wecken
Lwen wecken | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Ein Neurochirurg berfhrt einen illegalen Einwanderer. Es gibt keine Zeugen, und der Mann wird ohnehin sterben - warum also die Karriere gefhrden und den Unfall melden? Doch tags darauf steht die Frau des Opfers vor der Haustr des Arztes und macht ihm einen Vorschlag, der sein geordnetes Leben komplett aus der Bahn wirft. Wie htte man selbst in einer solchen Situation gehandelt? Diese Frage schwebt ber dem Roman, der die Grenzen zwischen Liebe und Hass, Schuld und Vergebung und Gut und Bse meisterhaft auslotet.
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Cinfhen
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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#AnglophileApril One of my favorite reads from 2017💟Eitan Green is a well respected dr, who‘s overworked & underpaid. One night after pulling a double shift, exhausted beyond belief he accidentally hits “something” on the desert road with his car. Thinking it was an animal, he pulls over to discover the “something” was an African migrant. In a moment of panic & irrational thinking, he leaves the dead man on the side of the road. But someone saw.

BarbaraBB This sounds like a tough read 😳 9mo
Texreader I had to bail on it. About halfway through the audiobook. It was very very slow. Does it ever pick up? 9mo
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Cinfhen I read it and it seemed to work well for me in print. It ‘s a book translated from Hebrew so I felt some of the phrasing was slightly awkward at times but I really liked the story. Lots of moral ambiguities. Not all the bad guys are bad and not all the good guys are good. @Texreader @BarbaraBB 9mo
TrishB I see I‘ve already stacked! 9mo
Mdargusch Yep! I already stacked this one too.👍🏼 9mo
Reviewsbylola This sounds so good! 9mo
DivineDiana Great choice! 9mo
emilyhaldi I have anxiety after just reading your blurb 😳 9mo
Cinfhen I thought this was an interesting character study with lots of moral ambiguities @TrishB @Mdargusch @Reviewsbylola @emilyhaldi I remember you read it @DivineDiana and really enjoyed it too. It‘s not perfect ( I think it has to do with the translation) but it‘s a solid story and kept me turning the pages. 9mo
Centique @emilyhaldi me too! 😱😱 9mo
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Saari84
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"...und er dachte sich gerade, dies sei der schönste Mond, den er je gesehen habe, als er diesen Mann umfuhr. Und als er ihn umfuhr, dachte er im ersten Moment immer noch an den Mond, dachte weiter an den Mond und hörte dann mit einem Schlag auf, als hätte man eine Kerze ausgeblasen..."
Was ein Buch! Hat mich "Lügnerin" der Autorin schon begeistert, hat sie sich damit noch tiefer in mein Herz geschrieben! Ganz klare Leseempfehlung von mir!

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Saari84
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Nachdem das Ferrante Fieber mich überhaupt nicht packen konnte, habe ich es abgebrochen und widme mich einem neuen Buch!
"Lügnerin" der Autorin fand ich ganz große Klasse, ich hoffe, dieses Buch kann da mithalten!
Habt ihr es schon gelesen? Allen einen gemütlichen Nachmittag!
#buch #buchliebe #bookstagtam #teaandbooks #booksandtea #buecherwurm #lesen #leseliebe #bibliophile #bookaholic #booksonbooks

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quirkyreader
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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This is one of those “What in the heck did I just read” books.

CouronneDhiver Ooo - curious! It‘s on my pile right now 😊 12mo
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akfreeborn
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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Not quite through this one but love the premise of what makes a man a criminal or a hero. Not everything is so clear.

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Texreader
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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Bailedbailed

With two hours left in part 1 and more than 6 hours in part 2, I cannot take anymore and am bailing. The thought of 8 more hours unnerves me. There is little action (about 15% of the story) while the bulk of the story is comprised of the characters‘ thoughts. Very repetitive thoughts at that. I‘m bored senseless. Sorry to everyone who gave this such high marks! Not my kind of story.

cathysaid I‘m having the same struggle with this one. Put it aside for a while and will try revisiting. 14mo
Texreader @cathysaid Did you do audio or book? I wonder if book would have been better for skimming the repetitive parts. 14mo
cathysaid @Texreader Good point...I have the eBook. 14mo
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Texreader
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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I needed another Audible book to get through some housework today so I chose this one I bought some months ago. Overly dramatic narrator and a strange writing style for depicting some of the characters but intriguing nonetheless. I‘m not very far into it but it is good so far.

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RebelReader
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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I came across the tagged book at Barnes and Noble and just thought it sounded interesting. Eitan who is a doctor hits a man with his SUV on the way home one night and upon discovering the man is going to die he leaves and doesn‘t report it and his wife is a detective! That‘s all I‘m gonna tell you!
This is how we spent our morning...My daughter and I laying around reading while my sister worked! 😝❤️

Kaye Sounds good 2y
TheBookAddict Wow, that sounds good. Sometimes I Lie was also a good one. 2y
Tamra Lovely! 2y
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Ashley85
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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Wow. What an intense ride that was. I still don‘t know how I feel about any of the main characters, and I can‘t say the story left me feeling satisfied afterwards. But it kept me intrigued to the very end. 3.5 ⭐️

BellaBookNook Oooo the description sounds intriguing. 2y
Ashley85 @BellaBookNook It was! The writing was really good as well. 2y
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MommaBeja
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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A tale of guilt with a unique voice. The story slowly reveals itself and is disturbing at each revelation. I couldn‘t put it down.

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Brooke_H
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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They came!! The rest of the books I won in the Little, Brown, & Co Feminist Library Sweepstakes are here! I could not be more excited. Now I just need more bookshelf space...

Jess7 Awesome! Congrats! 2y
Cinfhen Oh wow!!!!! That‘s a GREAT HAUL!!! Congrats!!! I read the tagged book & loved it!!!!! 2y
DivineDiana Fantastic!!! 👏🏻📚👏🏻 2y
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mrozzz
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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In the abrupt, hectic end to my weekend/start of my week I forgot to post my #BookHaul from the Strand! In all its discounted glory, behold! I‘m proud of the diversity of subjects & authors included here— I‘m also excited to have picked up Welcome to Lagos a couple weeks ahead of its hardcover re-release in May 😄

Anyone already read & recommend any of these?!

saresmoore So colorful! 2y
cathysaid I started Waking Lions and was enjoying it but got distracted by other new, shiny books! 💖 2y
TheBookStacker I just got welcome to Lagos, can‘t wait to start 2y
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sisilia 😍Nice haul ! 2y
mrozzz Thanks! ☺️ I couldn‘t resist @saresmoore @sisilia 2y
mrozzz @cathysaid it‘s been on my TBR so long! I understand getting distracted 😉 2y
mrozzz @TheBookStacker yessss 😄 2y
Kalalalatja I really liked Girl in Pieces 👍 2y
mrozzz Yay! I think I will too. @Kalalalatja 😃 2y
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DivineDiana
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Lots to think about in this tragic story of a doctor who accidentally hits a man with his car one night driving home from the hospital in Israel. What makes a “good man” become a criminal? Or is he in fact a hero?

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SeeJulieRead
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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I have book club in about 9 hours and am just starting this one. Hopefully I can finish it! (I have some long waits today that will help.)

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DivineDiana
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New audio read!

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Cinfhen
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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#MarchIntoOz One of my favorite reads last year was this novel that involves a #hitandrun 🚘

Reviewsbylola This sounds amazing. I somehow missed it when you originally reviewed it! 2y
Cinfhen It hooked me from page one @Reviewsbylola 2y
Mdargusch It sounds riveting! 2y
Cinfhen Hope you get to it @Mdargusch it was a good read! 2y
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ShariEstaLeando
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Gripping!

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BookishTrish
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Cinfhen
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It‘s a challenge mashup post:
Top row are #dark reads @Jess7 #NoteWorthyNovember
Bottom row are my choice for #beachreads #🏝📚 @RealLifeReading #emojinov
All read in 2017...Young Jane Young & Waking Lions are my top two
Every Man A Menace was a sleeper hit ( yay #BOTM )

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KGlibrarian
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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A beautifully written novel about an Israeli doctor who hits a man while driving and suffers the spiraling consequences of his rash decisions. Intensely character based, with a plot that is at times mesmerizing but can also seem farfetched.

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Cinfhen
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#JubilantJuly #SizzlinSummerReads #BestofJuly Wow! Another month...a new #BOTM tomorrow all new challenges ahead...time is flying 🚀🚀🚀I read 12 books this month 😊10 fiction 2 nonfiction The 4 above were my #JulyFaves

Reviewsbylola We definitely have very different taste at times. 😂 of he three of those I read two were pans and one was a so so! 2y
Cinfhen I know @Reviewsbylola 🙄I might need to switch to #TeamEmily @emilyhaldi (edited) 2y
LauraBeth @Reviewsbylola I saw these and thought: "I loved two of these and want to read the other two!" ?? 2y
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TrishB Have only read one so far Idaho and it's one of my favs this year. 2y
Cinfhen I really enjoyed all 4 @LauraBeth @TrishB although they were all sad 2y
emilyhaldi I think you have pretty much already switched, let's be honest @Cinfhen sorry! @Reviewsbylola #teamemily 2y
emilyhaldi And I have to say, the fact that you loved Idaho so much makes me consider reading it. I had initially written it off bc @Reviewsbylola hated so much 😬 2y
Reviewsbylola 😂😂🖕🏻@emilyhaldi 2y
Cinfhen @emilyhaldi LET ME MAIL YOU MY COPY and read the book! 2y
Cinfhen I can't take it back with me and my daughter already passed - she must be #TeamSteph @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola 2y
emilyhaldi @Cinfhen you are too too kind!! If you really insist, I might let you mail me a copy. I will return the favor someday ☺️ 2y
Cinfhen Yay! You are doing me a favor!!! It's cindyh666 at iCloud.com - send me email with your address & I won't include any nail polish 😉 @emilyhaldi 2y
cathysaid 🎉👏🎉👏 2y
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Cinfhen
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This debut really blew me away! A gripping psychological thriller set in modern day Israel. A cunning story, of a bad choice that leads to all sorts of moral and personal crisis...a shifty tale trying to sort who are the good guys? bad guys? A fascinating look at Israel's mixed nationalities and citizens ( both legal & illegal) and how they all converge in a small dusty town. Loved it ~ aside from a few paragraphs that stood out as awkward

TrishB Another one stacked! 2y
DivineDiana Already stacked! Obviously a must read! 2y
shawnmooney I was already curious about this one and now your review has pushed me over the edge… In a good way! 😘😘 2y
Cinfhen I really thought this was well done @shawnmooney @DivineDiana @TrishB although the book was translated from Hebrew & I think a few paragraphs every so often seemed out of place or unnecessary~ but I was fully involved in the story and couldn't put the book down 2y
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Cinfhen
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Today was a long day, but so much fun! I'm loving this book almost as much as hanging out at "Camp Weissman" ☀️For the past 3 summers we've been staying with childhood friends for a long weekend, which we affectionately call camp because they have such awesome amenities...so this summer our friends had t-shirts & totes printed?

howjessreads That book STRESSED. ME. OUT. 🙈 2y
Cinfhen OMG! I can't wait to see where it goes...I put it down 6 hours ago and it's all I've been thinking about @jess.how 2y
tpixie Fun times and friends!! ⛺️ 2y
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britt_brooke Sounds like fun! Love the goodies. 💚 2y
DebinHawaii Gotta love good friends with amenities and cool swag! 😆👍Enjoy! 💙 2y
Zelma That is really cool (re: the shirts and totes). We call some friends' house Hotel K due to the same thing. I love visiting them! 😆 2y
Cinfhen It's all about the swag @DebinHawaii #FriendshipToTheMax @britt_brooke @tpixie we are 4 couples who have been friends for decades so it's actually like revisiting summer camp, which many of us attended together 😜 2y
Cinfhen @Zelma and our kids are all friends now, so it's the next generation of "campers" ?it's a beautiful thing 2y
Zelma @Cinfhen that is awesome. We all just have pets but it makes us get along even more (finding other childfree people our age is difficult). 2y
Cinfhen 👍🏻💕😸🐶 @Zelma 2y
TrishB Sounds fab 😀 2y
LauraBeth What a fun idea! 🏕 2y
tpixie @Cinfhen how fortuitous to find such good, lifelong friends!! 2y
Cinfhen With this group it's ALWAYS a good time @TrishB @LauraBeth 💕 2y
Cinfhen Thanks @tpixie it's really the truth 🙏🏻 2y
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Cinfhen
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Ok, so it's almost noon but this morning I did a yoga class with my friend, enjoyed a berry bowl for breakfast on my friend's deck & sat with a new book #puremorning 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

GypsyKat Sounds wonderful! 3y
Cinfhen Nothing as wonderful as hanging with "old" friends @GypsyKat 3y
batsy That's a stunning view! I'm interested in this book... Look forward to your thoughts. 3y
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BarbaraBB Great view. Where are you? 3y
Kalalalatja Sounds like a perfect morning 👌 3y
TrishB Lovely 💟 3y
DebinHawaii What a wonderful morning! 💜🌞 3y
Cinfhen Thanks @Kalalalatja @TrishB @DebinHawaii I'm having a GREAT day💗my friend lives out on Long Island, NY @BarbaraBB right on the water 3y
Cinfhen So far the book is fantastic @batsy I'm hooked 😃 3y
melbeautyandbooks Sounds fabulous! 3y
emilyhaldi Gorgeous!! That looks much nicer than the hot, stinky city 😂😜 3y
SilversReviews Gorgeous...thanks for sharing. 2y
Bibliogeekery Beautiful! 2y
kspenmoll Gorgeous! Also impressed by all the reading you are doing! 2y
DivineDiana Just lovely! 2y
Hollie That sounds delightful! 2y
Reviewsbylola So perfect! 😍😍 2y
Lmstraubie Sigh.... beautiful ☺️ 2y
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FashionableObserver
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

"What was the price of silence? What was the price of a man's life?"
This quote sticks with me. I've been thinking a lot about the price we pay for our actions (and inactions). Given the state of things these days, I think it's important to evaluate the cost of remaining silent. The cost of sitting down--passively observing--instead of standing up and speaking out against things that are flat out wrong. What *is* the price of silence?

EchoLogical Powerful quote and thoughts 2y
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Nitpickyabouttrains
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This books language is smooth and flowing. It is translated from Hebrew and reads like many translated books do, with hints of the original language in the flow of the words. The story was good but the end seemed sudden and not full. Needed better follow through.

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CoffeeBooksRepeat
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Loving these Kindle deals!

Mc_cart_ny Those are some good ones! 3y
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Well-ReadNeck
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Great deals on the Kindle Daily Deal today!!! Would highly recommend both of these!!!

Redwritinghood I already have Pachinko, but I picked up Waking Lions and four others this morning. It's a great sale today. 3y
mjdowens I got snatched both of these myself a little while ago. Getting ready to dive into Pachinko🤗🤗 (edited) 3y
CoffeeBooksRepeat Thank you!! Just purchase both! 3y
DimeryRene Thank you! 3y
LittlePixels I bought Pachinko and looked at Waking Lions, but passed it over. I already went back and bought another book due to a Litsy post. Now I have to go get this one, too. 😉 Then I need to get off Litsy for now. I can't afford it! 😂 3y
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TheLibrarian
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Well Amazon, I vowed not to spend anymore money but I couldn't pass up these wonderful deals. Most were only $2.99 for the Kindle. #ebookdeals

Suzze Love Laura's books! 3y
TheLibrarian @Suzze That's good to hear! It wasn't one I had on my radar but it sounded interesting. 3y
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Reese_Pearly.Pages
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Oops..

MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3y
rachelm Shucks! Hate it when that happens 😜 3y
Hooked_on_books Nice haul! 3y
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The.Intentional.Reader Nice! Looking forward to reading Waking Gods 3y
WhatDeeReads I know you're wallet is wincing right now, but that's a magnificent book haul. At least three are gold. 3y
Buddys_Momma Lovely 💜💜👍🏽 3y
JoeStalksBeck 👏👏👏👏👏👏 3y
Reese_Pearly.Pages @Lucky_LaDee The funny thing is- I seriously had the nerve to applaud myself for not buying too many books! There were 2 eBooks not listed. @MrBook Your reply was exact expression while I shopped. Lol just giddy!! And blind to the size of the stack. Very blind. 3y
Reese_Pearly.Pages @Buddys_Momma It is beautiful. A stack of new books. I dub thee "short stack". ?? 3y
MrBook 😉👍🏻 3y
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Well-ReadNeck
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OMG!! This book! The writing here is sharp, observant and lyrical. This book grabbed me right out of the gate and I could barely put it down. I think this will be a favorite of 2017!!!

[DELETED] 3216391035 Oh, this sounds good! 3y
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Well-ReadNeck
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#AprilBookShowers

Here's the first line of the book I picked up today! Gets the action started right out of the gate!!

Songsofhome What a great contrast! Makes one eager to read more (and those are the best beginnings, aren't they, the ones that make you slightly proud of having picked that particular book to read lol) 3y
mjdowens Just started this one today also. Was saving it to read on my long car ride this weekend, but I just had to have a taste of it 3y
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Well-ReadNeck
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#TBRTuesday

Here's what's on deck for this week. Working on my ARCs and library books. With a little room to pick up something on a whim.

Jerseygirldani I loved Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore! 3y
Reese_Pearly.Pages I have Waking Lions coming in the mail! I plan to read it this month. Can't wait to hear your thoughts. 3y
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Gittelbooks
Waking Lions | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
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Bonfire of the Vanities in the Negev. MD Eitan Green accidentally runs down Eritrean man & leaves the scene. Implausible, unpredictable results and generally spellbinding narrative. Relationships with spouse, children, colleagues aired out and examined with unexpected outcomes. Worthwhile, and largely well-written. Could have been better edited and slimmed down by about fifty pages.

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wisebravegirl
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This book is out today!!! Hooray!!! I read this egalley a few weeks ago and fell deep in love with this story. It's a dark, wild ride--as I read it, I had to keep my husband updated on the plot because he was dying to know how the story ended. Highly recommend!

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howjessreads
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howjessreads
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We both brought orange books for the dentist's waiting room today! 🙂 #raisingreaders

Cinfhen How's your book? It's been on my radar for awhile....but still isn't available on my OverDrive system😩 3y
howjessreads @Cinfhen this is an ARC! It's very, very well-written, but the tension is kinda killing me! I'm just not in the mood for suspense right now. Gotta plow through though, review due soon. 🙂 3y
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Abailliekaras
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Bailedbailed

This didn't twist, turn, startle or grip me and I've had to leave after 100 pages. After the sparkle of Measuring the World, I found the writing in this a little turgid. I didn't like the protagonist & it seemed to move slowly after the dramatic opening where he runs over & kills a man. I'd like to try her other work as the ideas & setting are interesting.

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Abailliekaras
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"He's thinking that the moon is the most beautiful he has ever seen when he hits the man."

If #firstlines are anything to go by, this will be a great read. ? #booktober #greatfirstlines

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Abailliekaras
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Waking up to #NationalCoffeeDay with this literary thriller... ☕️☕️☕️ (possibly a day late but it's always a coffee day at my place!)

shawnmooney Oh, does this ever sound intriguing! 3y
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Abailliekaras
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Help! All from my TBR. All sound wonderful. Where to start? Tempted by 'whispering Muse' to stay in theme after 'whispering shadows' & seeing Bjork digital show recently. #translatedbooks #somethingforseptember #septphotochallenge

RealLifeReading Wish I could say that I've read something from this stack. But they do look interesting!! 3y
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