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This Side of Paradise
This Side of Paradise | Francis Scott Fitzgerald
This classic novel, first published in 1920, tells the story of Amory Blaine's moral education and sexual awakening, brilliantly capturing the rhythms of postwar America and the spirit of a generation dedicated to the pursuit of excitement, sophistication, and success.
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Maggie4483
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Hoping July is a better month than June for my #Bookspin #Doublespin #BookspinBingo.

I am super excited to start #192025 - so that should help.

Librarybelle Hooray!! 15h
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! I'm looking forward to #192025 as well!! 3h
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Leftcoastzen 😃 4mo
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Trace
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I wonder how much the author was writing about his own experiences?

Leftcoastzen Real nice edition! 14mo
CarolynM I loved this so much when I read it as a teenager. I've been tempted to reread since, but I'm worried the more mature me wouldn't be so sympathetic to Amory. 13mo
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OriginalCyn620 Great pic! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love your photo ❤️ 2y
AutumnRLS My favorite Fitzgerald 2y
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Eggs
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The book examines the lives and morality of post–World War I youth. Its protagonist Amory Blaine is an attractive student at Princeton University who dabbles in literature.

#paradise
#boundtogetherjune
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 I liked Gatsby but I couldn‘t get into this one. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 2y
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KateD1
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Mehso-so

Done.

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KateD1
This Side of Paradise | F. Scott Fitzgerald, James L. W. West
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KateD1
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Starting a new book!
Zach asked me yesterday how I can continuously read business type books - I break them up with fiction or something that‘s different and gives me a break.
#FScottFitzgerald #ThisSideOfParadise #NewBook #ClassicLiterature #Coffee

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Leftcoastzen
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March 26,1920 The publication of F.Scott Fitzgerald‘s first novel was yesterday a hundred years ago?😱
Note the price ,$1.75 This is a Scribner ad that is in one of my favorite books about the Fitzgeralds , a large trim size book that reproduces the family scrapbooks ,The Romantic Egotists.from 1974.Oh yeah, Zelda probably would have dumped him if this book didn‘t come out when it did.

CarolynM Wow! 100 years! This is my favourite Fitzgerald. Thanks for posting🙂 2y
Leftcoastzen @CarolynM I love it too! 2y
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CoffeeNBooks
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I enjoyed reading F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, a story about Amory Blane, a young college graduate trying to find his way in post-World War I life.
#ReadingThroughTheYears192021 #1920

jewright Amory annoys me so much! He‘s so whiny! What did you like about the book? 3y
CoffeeNBooks @jewright I really like Fitzgerald's writing style. He captures Amory's sense of angst over trying to find his purpose in life. 3y
jewright @CoffeeNBooks I love Fitzgerald‘s other books The Great Gatsby and The Beautiful and the Damned. I probably should try it again. 3y
CoffeeNBooks @jewright I love Gatsby! I have The Beautiful and Damned on my bookshelf, and it's the next Fitzgerald I plan to read. 3y
jewright It is my second favorite after Gatsby. I hope you like it! 3y
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CoffeeNBooks
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Sunday morning #coffeeandabook. ☕📚

Cathythoughts Nice post ♥️ 3y
AmyG Yum....I need to order more Bones coffee. 3y
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CoffeeNBooks
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I love it when one of my favorite books is referenced in another book!

Demibom To be honest, it kind of ruins the fantasy for me. When I read, I like to lose myself into another world where I forget who I am...what books, movies I like,etc... 3y
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CoffeeNBooks
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Finally starting this one- it's been on my bookshelf for a long time. #coffeeandabook #ReadingThroughTheYears192021 #1920

Sharpeipup Love the mug! 3y
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rosalindconnage
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Look I know this book is 100 years old but I can‘t help but imagine Alec saying this in a Steve Martin voice

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ladym30 Lovely photo! 3y
Eggs Beautiful cover 3y
Sapphire My favorite of Fitzgerald 3y
Henrik_Madsen Great cover! 3y
ONH Haven‘t read this one! Is it a novel or a short story? 3y
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CoffeeNBooks
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OriginalCyn620 Love that pic/cover! ❤️ 3y
Eggs Love the art 3y
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OriginalCyn620 💙💙💙 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
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My first F. Scott Fitzgerald book. I got this book from the Christmas book exchange from the #bookclub @MrBook and @BookBabe wonderfully run. A very well-written book! Truly, one of the most well-written books I have ever read. The development of Amory Blaine was wonderful to follow. I loved and underlined many quotes. This book will surely stay with me.

CoffeeNBooks This one's on my list to read this year! 3y
ilyssa.g @CoffeeNBooks I hope you get to read and enjoy it! 3y
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This semi-autobiographical novel, Fitzgerald‘s debut, follows the life and many loves of Princeton student Amory Blaine as he drifts from romantic idealism and self-absorption into a more disillusioned adulthood. With its rhythmic prose and themes of materialism in post WW1 modern society, Fitzgerald captures the Jazz Age in a novel.

Rachbb3 Great review! 3y
Brie @Rachbb3 Thank you! 3y
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CarolynM
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Book - This Side of Paradise by F Scott Fitzgerald
Author - Anne Tyler
Movie - The Tall Guy
Food - Turkish Delight

#ManicMonday #LetterT

JoScho Thanks for playing 😊🖤 4y
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OriginalCyn620
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1. I made fresh tomato basil soup! 🍅
2. Two, one print and one audio 📚
3. Yes. Everyone in my house except me gets cold easily. 😛
4. No. I wear contacts. 🤓
5. I DNF this book. I was just bored and couldn‘t get into it! 📖
#HumpDayPost

MinDea Yummy!!! 4y
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CKtheLibrarian
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⭐️⭐️⭐️ Not my favorite Fitz book. The plot is choppy and I didn‘t enjoy the poetry throughout. Definitely room for improvement and I‘m glad he kept after it.

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Shout-out to Standard Ebooks for their beautifully formatted free books

CoffeeNBooks I haven't read this one, but it's on my TBR stack. I'm curious to see how you like it. 4y
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It was on this date in 1920 that THIS SIDE OF PARADISE sold out — three days after it was published. I own three copies, including this great, pulp paperback.

Godmotherx5 Awesome cover. 4y
Litsi Simply adore the pulp cover. 4y
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GripLitGrl
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#QuotsyMarch18 #rain @TK-421
"The unwelcome November rain had perversely stolen the day's last hour and pawned it with that ancient fence, the night."- F. Scott Fitzgerald

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ephemeralwaltz
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A stack of #yellow books for today! 😍 All read.

#ReadingResolutions @Jess7

BittersweetBooks Happy Friday!! 😊🌻☀️ 4y
ephemeralwaltz @BittersweetBooks happy Friday to you too!😍🌻🌻🍋☀🌞 4y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty pic!!! I hope you have a great weekend!! 💛 4y
ephemeralwaltz @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks it's such a good book...his novels make me ugly cry. Thank you, you too!😍☀🌻 4y
ephemeralwaltz @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That was my last too! Equally heartbreaking. 4y
Kalalalatja Lovely pic💛💛💛 4y
Andrew65 Want You Dead ❤️ 4y
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Ddzmini
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Beautiful words for today‘s Powerful Women 😊

JanuarieTimewalker13 Wow!! Love that! 4y
Ddzmini @JanuarieTimewalker13 right I just got a book bag from Society 6 with that on it (it‘s a shop on line) 4y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Oooh, never heard of that shop!! Thank you! Will check it out!! 4y
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8leagueboot
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I am in the WORST reading slump, but the Belletrist weekly quote always gives me a boost. Do any of you subscribe to any celebrity led book clubs?

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umbrellagirl
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Happy Birthday Jessica @TheWordJar

I‘ll be joining you in a few short weeks. I guess my advice to myself is, age is just a number. I feel good about where I am and who I am. I‘m ready for this.

#thebig40giveaway

TheWordJar Oh, I am so ready for this! I feel like I was born as a 40 year old, and I‘ve finally caught up to myself. Weird, I know! I‘ve never read any Fitzgerald other than Gatsby, so I‘m definitely stacking this. Thanks for entering! 4y
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Jess_Read_This
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“Amory was proportionately less deceived. He waited for the mask to drop off, but at the same time he did not question her right to wear it.”

#QuotsyNov17 #Mask @TK-421

TricksyTails Beautiful editions!! 5y
Jess_Read_This @TricksyTails Thank you! I‘m an F Scott fan and collect various editions of his books. ☺️ 5y
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Kalalalatja
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I always think of #🍾 when I look at this book

#emojinov

Moray_Reads So pretty 😍 5y
Julsmarshall Gorgeous cover! 5y
RealLifeReading Beautiful! 5y
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Nerdfins Pretty cover! 5y
batsy It's a very champagney cover! 🍾❤️ 5y
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New #SerialReader badge. Yippee 😁

GuiltyFeat This is one of the books that really turned me on to reading for pleasure after school. 5y
KVanRead @GuiltyFeat A truly amazing writer. 5y
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Litsi
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We shouldn‘t judge a book by its cover but I sure judge the covers of books!
Post one of your favorite covers.

rather_be_reading yes this one is gorgeous! 4y
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I'm not sentimental--I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last--the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won't.

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#goldandsilver
One read, one TBR. Anyone a fan of the tagged book?

#fallintobooks

Cinfhen Striking photo ❤️ 5y
Kalalalatja Great pick! I read the tagged book a couple of years ago and felt kinda meh about it. The writing is beautiful though 👍 5y
hyacinth Oliver Sacks ❤️😭 5y
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Redwritinghood I'm a fan in that it's very pretty, but have not read it. 5y
Mdargusch After reading Z this week I think I need to reread this because I don't remember it. 5y
Reviewsbylola I think this is a Fitzgerald I have yet to read. Pretty cover! 5y
ValerieAndBooks I read it, but MANY years ago. Probably due for a re-read but I want to re-read Gatsby first. Love your cover! 5y
BookBabe I love Fitzgerald! Haven't read this one yet but I definitely will. 5y
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"my imagination persisted in sticking horrors into the dark-so I stuck my imagination in the dark instead, and let it look out at me."

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Barnes & Noble has their classics collection on sale for $5 until the beginning of September. I couldn't pass up a little purchase. #bookmail #barnesandnoble #fscottfitsgerald #marktwain #classics #booksale #barnesandnobleclassics

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My favorite piece of literary wall art. ❤️❤️❤️

Zelma Gorgeous artwork, and a great quote! ❤️ 5y
dixi_e That quote is amazing. 😍 I feel incompetent that I've never before read it. I'm also imagining ways to use it to show the power of word choice #alwaysateacher 5y
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Jess_Read_This
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#indiebookstoreday was a special one for me. I haven't seen these editions in person. (Nor was the $450 and $125 price ideal)

•However, would you be offended by this- the owner commented I need to narrow my genre/author favorites? Going from lit-mystery-vintage books raised an eyebrow. First time my book buying habits have come under scrutiny.

#fscottfitzgerald #weswoonforfscott #vintagebooks #dreamy #oneday #bookgoals #aprilbookshowers

TheKidUpstairs I would be offended! I generally find booksellers are excited by broad reading tastes. Being open to more genres is a great thing, not something to be narrowed down! 5y
Jess_Read_This @TheKidUpstairs Thank you! My husband said I was probably too sensitive. But it was insulting. I told him I wasn't in it for money but a hobbyist collector. He said that didn't matter but I should "narrow it down" ? 5y
TheKidUpstairs @Jess_Read_This not too sensitive at all. Collect/read the books that make you happy! Such a ridiculous comment for him to make, both as a book person and from a customer service perspective! 5y
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Jess_Read_This @TheKidUpstairs I agree! I told my husband "let's go" after that. I was happy to spend my money at the next indie bookstore down the road. (edited) 5y
SaraRosett @Jess_Read_This So true, @TheKidUpstairs. Read, buy, collect what you like! 5y
LeahBergen I'd tell him to stuff it, too. I collect (and read) broadly. We're book lovers, damn it! 😠 5y
Jess_Read_This @LeahBergen Your last sentence would be the perfect t-shirt slogan!!! 😂 5y
Jess_Read_This @SaraRosett Here here!! 👏🏼Thanks for making me feel better! 5y
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KerriNTurner
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#lyricalapril #paradise I don't think I want to be on Fitzgerald's side of paradise...

Cinfhen Still haven't read this one 😞 5y
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