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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo | Stieg Larsson
The Girl in the Spiders Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now!Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden's wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and astonishing corruption.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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yoavshai
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#BookCoverChallenge
Day 112.
Here I will note 365 books (or as many as I will have before I get tired) that have shaped my taste in literature. No explanations, no reviews. Just the cover of the book.
I do not challenge anyone. You are all welcome to take part.

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Book 133

Scochrane26 You have to get past the first 50-75 pages in this book, then it gets good. 5mo
rather_be_reading @Scochrane26 thx for that cuz i was already reading it thinking....ummmmm lol 5mo
TravelsWithBooks I listened to these books. I don‘t think I could have read them. 5mo
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paulfrankspencer
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I don't read many modern thrillers, but this was pretty fun.

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starlight97
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#CuriousCovers day 19 — Blue and Yellow 🔵🟡
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty 💙📚💛 7mo
Eggs Well done 💙💛🦋📒 7mo
starlight97 @Eggs thank you 💙💛 7mo
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Tera66
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#maycharacters #Motivates
@Eggs & @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
The first character I thought of for this one is Lizbeth Salander from the tagged book and the entire Millennium series. She is a badass and motivates all kinds of people to do things. She is always three steps ahead and handles all the business. It may be with pain, but she motivates😂

Eggs Love this art! Haven‘t read the book but loved the movie! 9mo
Tera66 @Eggs I need to watch the movies still. I'm terrible about waiting to watch movies until I read the book, but then never going back and watching the movie.😊 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great choice!!! 9mo
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keys_on_fire
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I started this back when it was my January #bookspin selection, and other things kept getting in the way. I almost gave up several times, but I am sooo glad that I didn‘t! I read for several hours yesterday and didn‘t even realize it. So much intricate weaving of storylines, but it never felt overwhelming. Still not sure why this title was chosen though!
@TheAromaofBooks

bibliobliss ❤️ this series 9mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 9mo
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freeatlast1137
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Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander work to uncover the truth about Harriets disappearance.

This is definitely a captivating book but I find it funny that the title is about the girl with the dragon tattoo but she is at most times not the main character. It‘s a good title though.

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ReadingOver50
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It took me awhile to get into this book. I must have been half way through before I started really enjoying it. The Salander character was great, and the book was the most interesting when it was writing about her. There were a lot of characters to keep straight, I felt like I really had to concentrate when I was reading it. But once I got into it, I really loved the book.

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mollyrotondo
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1. The tagged book was okay. I am glad I read it. The missing person storyline was very good. I could have done with the corrupt businessman storyline. I loved the original movie!

2. So I‘m going to say Bob‘s Burgers because I‘m watching it right now and cracking up laughing 😂

3. February was alright. I didn‘t get through as many books as I wanted to. Onto March!

#novelwatchingcrew #NWC

ElizaMarie OMG I love love love Bob's Burgers!!! 11mo
mollyrotondo @ElizaMarie 🤣 me too! It‘s one of my favorites. The songs they come up with are a riot 11mo
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Anoukeboek
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Millennium 1. I'm a big fan of Lisbeth Salander! The plot is intriguing and the characters diverse. I liked the switching of the viewpoints. The way names are always called with first and last name, annoyed me a bit at first, but it did make everything more clear. Some plotholes didn't make completely sense to me, but I guess that's how it would be for real, so that makes it well written!
(🎧 - audiobook)

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mollyrotondo
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was unfortunately not a favorite. It took about 300 pages for the story to be laid out and then finally picked up with the investigation. But the ending dragged on too long. The actual search for the missing niece was interesting when we finally got to it. But the lead up and the conclusion were sort of mind numbing. I‘m glad I finally read it but I can‘t say I recommend it.

#novelwatchingcrew #nwc

Texreader I loved this trilogy but I agree about the first part of the book. It is mind-numbing boring. 11mo
mollyrotondo @Texreader yes. I liked the search for the truth part of the book and thought all of the pieces worked really well but the exposition was grueling. Is the second book laid out the same way? 11mo
Texreader @mollyrotondo I don‘t remember, but I also don‘t recall having a problem with how the story was told. 11mo
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Scochrane26 The next 2 books are different & I flew through them. Couldn‘t put them down. They focus on Lisbeth. 11mo
bibliobliss I love this series but I can definitely understand how they are not for everyone!! 11mo
ElizaMarie I also was not a “fan“ of this one. I just couldn't get through with it. I had to DNF it 11mo
mollyrotondo @Texreader @Scochrane26 @Readage @ElizaMarie I watched the first Swedish movie version and loved it! It worked really really well as a movie. Enjoyed it very much. 11mo
Texreader @mollyrotondo Husband (who is Norwegian and therefore understands Swedish) watched it and loved it too. I‘ve got to find it and watch it. I‘m suspecting it left out the very boring parts and that would help significantly. 11mo
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mollyrotondo
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1. Thought this was appropriate

2. I‘d say my favorite thriller character is Jimmy Stewart‘s character in Vertigo. He‘s so tormented that I can‘t help but feel for him.

3. Sam Spade played by Humphrey Bogart in The Maltese Falcon just because I look for any excuse to gush over Humphrey Bogart 😍

#novelwatchingcrew #nwc

Butterfinger As I look for any reason to gush about Jimmy Stewart. It makes my heart happy with references to him this month from the #NWC crew. 11mo
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mollyrotondo
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1. Alfred Hitchcock‘s Rope. It‘s my favorite underrated Hitchcock
2. I‘d have to say reading
3. No plans for Valentines Day. Just reading and maybe watch a movie later.

I‘m back to our tagged book. I‘m over 200 pages in and there‘s still a lot of talking but no action. I can‘t say I‘m liking it but I am interested in how it‘s all going to shake out.

#novelwatchingcrew #NWC

Butterfinger AAAHHH! Rope is wonderful. We both chose Jimmy Stewart/Alfred Hitchcock movies. You have made my day. 11mo
mollyrotondo @Butterfinger he is one of my favorite directors/filmmakers. Every time there is a Hitchcock marathon on TCM I‘m glued to the tv lol 11mo
ElizaMarie I couldn't get into this book either so I just gave it up! Anyway ... What movie did you end up seeing? 11mo
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mollyrotondo
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1. I chose The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. It‘s a bit slow and a lot of telling instead of showing. I‘m about 200 pages in. I‘m intrigued but it‘s not a quick read for me.

2. The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund. That was a fast paced read. In the U.S. the trilogy was compiled into one big volume but I read it so quickly. Really good read.

3. Yeah definitely chocolate 🍫 Especially Charbonnel et Walker Pink Heart truffles. Champagne filled!

#nwc

ElizaMarie I really had a hard time with the tagged book. I felt it was too slow and I quickly lost interest. I hope you end up enjoying it. OMG that candy sound AH-MAZING!!! 11mo
mollyrotondo @ElizaMarie that candy is heaven. But yeah my Libby check out expires in like a day and I‘m nowhere near finishing. I have to now put it on hold because someone else is waiting. So it‘s going to be a while until I finish. But I‘m determined to finish but I‘m still interested. Just slow. Did you watch the movie? 11mo
ElizaMarie @mollyrotondo I had never watched any of the movies. So maybe it just not the right “subject for me“ 11mo
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Birdsong28
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night_shift 😂😂 11mo
keys_on_fire I ❤️ Yoshi!!! 11mo
JulietReads I love it! 11mo
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AkashaVampie
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*I so meant to post this yesterday... I'm sorry!*

Who is starting February's Book Pick for #NWC??? There is also a side book if you can't get the main book or if you already read it.

Everyone is welcome in our groups. We would love to have you. To check out the groups, go to my bio for the link.

@ElizaMarie @AsYouWish @jb72 @AnansiGirl @mollyrotondo @Readage @Butterfinger

Butterfinger I'm not going to be doing February. I still want to be tagged because I have read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and want to see everyone's opinions. I am too scared to read the other one. I'm a chicken. 12mo
mollyrotondo I started The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo a little bit on Saturday and it was slowly sucking me in. I‘m looking forward to getting back to it. 12mo
ElizaMarie @Butterfinger I tried to get into it today (while cleaning a bit) and I just couldn't It had me zoning out so much (I tried the audio book version of it) Anyway, I think I am going to opt out of February read this time around. Also... Silence of the Lambs is one of my favs!!! 12mo
bibliobliss I have and want to read 12mo
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CharlesSwann
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Lizbeth Salander is a great character. The “locked room” mystery at the heart of this novel was great. (Mikael Blomqvist, however, is tedious...) Loved this one.

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Butterfinger
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1. I love doing pranks. When a colleague turned 40, I taped a large trashbag to the inside frame of her classroom door and filled with balloons. That was such a fun day.
2. Thankful for my daughters' health.

#ThankfulThursday @Cosmos_Moon

Tagging @Avanders @Daisey

Avanders ❤️❤️ 1y
Cosmos_Moon That sounds awesome... but I don‘t understand what happens with the balloons? I just can‘t picture it... was it like a balloon drop? 1y
Butterfinger @Cosmos_Moon the balloons are squeezed in my the bag and door so when she opened the door all the balloons fell around her. The balloons were in between the plastic and door, not IN the bag. 1y
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Cosmos_Moon 🧐🤨😂 usually I think I‘m pretty good at figuring things out, but I don‘t get it 😂 I‘m going to have to look up a video. There must be one out there. Thanks for taking the time to explain! Sounds like a fun surprise I may want to give a try! 1y
Butterfinger @Cosmos_Moon I am so exhausted it doesn't even make sense to me. 🤣 1y
Cosmos_Moon 😅😂 🎈 🎈 🎈 happy weekend 🙃 1y
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thebookishnerd
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Day 20 of my #20Days20Serie #Top20Series

My dad told me about this amazing series. The girl with the dragon tattoo is a thriller with action packed sequences ❤️. The movies are great, want to read the books now...

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Another popular series. Thanks for participating 😊 1y
Nute That‘s very cool... to get a recommendation from your Dad!💕 1y
thebookishnerd @Nute We were watching the movie and suddenly he said, "Hey I've watched this one". So I asked him if I could also read it, and he said yes!! 1y
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Blueberry
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Hehehe 😆

wanderinglynn 😂😂😂 1y
rohit-sawant 😆😆 1y
rwmg Komodo 💝 1y
Arvena 😂🤣😂 1y
Sace 🤣🤣🤣 1y
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brittanythebookdragon
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Mehso-so

Part was a pick. Part was a pan. So that balances to a So-So. I like Mikael but at the same time I don‘t. I liked the Vanger portion - I was totally invested. I didn‘t give a rat‘s ass about the financial stuff. I‘m not a huge Lisbeth fan and I feel there‘s a trigger warning portion that was unnecessary. It added nothing to the plot in my opinion. It was slow to begin and slow to wrap that shit up. I also don‘t like Berger, nor do I trust her.

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literacassandrature
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I devoured the series of three books. It took me a while to get into the first book. Once I got into it, I couldn't put it down. And then I had to search and find the other 2 books. I was sad when I finished the third book. I wanted more.

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Addison_Reads
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Mehso-so

Unpopular opinion. I really wasn't a big fan of this one. Dark, gritty crime is some of my favorite writing, but the writing in this one just bored me in parts. There would be pages of descriptions about graphic violence, but barely any description about Lisbeth's badass hacking skills. It didn't feel balanced to me.

This satisfies another #BookSpinBingo book and also marks one off my #ReadingEurope2020. @TheAromaofBooks @Librarybelle @BarbaraBB

TheAromaofBooks This is one of those “famous“ books that I've never gotten around to reading... 1y
Librarybelle I haven‘t read this one yet 1y
BarbaraBB I know what you mean. I tried the second one nevertheless but never made it to the third one! 1y
Scochrane26 I loved this one after the first 50 pages or so, but I really couldn‘t put down the next 2. They are more concentrated on Lisbeth & her family history. She‘s def a badass in those 2. (edited) 1y
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SamAnne
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A really great deep-dive reading list of Nordic Noir in last Sunday's NYT Book Review. One of my goals this year is to expand the genres I read. Currently reading POC authored Sci-Fi/Fantasy (hello Octavia Butler and N.K. Jemisin!) The only Nordic Noir I've read is the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Any recommendations from fellow Littens from this list? https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/24/books/review/nordic-noir-guide.html

BarbaraTheBibliophage This for the heads up on this comprehensive list. I‘d like to try more of these too. I‘ve only read the Larssons, A Nearly Normal Family (which I liked) and (edited) 1y
charl08 Love Miss Smilla (she gets a 'Miss' in the UK title). I've loved the most recent Antti Tuomainen and hated another. Arnaldur Indridason is amazing. Tursten is worth reading for a series that features a "normal" person who works for the police. And if you haven't tried Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, I'd start there. Everything else stems from their Martin Beck. 1y
Andrew65 I‘ve enjoyed the Lars Kepler books, but they are quite dark and gritty. Not on TBR list but also enjoyed the Camilla Lackberg books. 1y
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Andrew65 Have you seen this @Tove_Reads 1y
AnneCecilie I‘ve read and loved the books by Anne Holt, Karin Fossum (first 3 in her series), Jussi Adler-Olsen and Camilla Läckberg. I‘ve started on Jo Nesbø and I‘ve loved the books I‘ve read so far 1y
sprainedbrain I think The Chestnut Man counts as Nordic noir, and I really liked it. I also read Smilla‘s Sense of Snow, but I wasn‘t crazy about it. 😬 1y
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MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm
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Pickpick

The book was even more amazing than the movie! Lisbeth is my new spirit animal. My heart broke throughout this book, but it absolutely shattered for her on the last page. I MUST read the next one!! I was quite surprised by the love story between Lisbeth and Mikael. I feel like the nuances of it all were a bit lost in the translation to film. Has anyone seen both versions? I liked the original and I‘m unsure of whether to watch the American one...

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MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm
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THE CAT GETS MURDERED?!?! 😱🤬😭💔

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MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm
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I couldn‘t make a decision on which book to read next for #BookSpinBingo so I had my hubby choose a number 1-25. He was quite proud of himself for choosing something we‘re both sure I‘ll enjoy, considering the crap I just read. 😅 It‘s been on my TBR for ages and we both enjoyed the original film adaptation (we haven‘t seen the American version). Hope it‘s as good as we‘re expecting!

Addison_Reads I've owned this book for so long but still haven't read it. I really need to move it up on my list. 2y
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm @Addison_Reads Same, I finally had to do something like the bingo card to get quite a bit of my old TBR stack circulating. 😅 2y
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Dan_1988
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My day so far :). Booked today off so I can get the car MOT‘d. It‘s been a relaxing morning 📚☕️🛋 #thegirlwiththedragontattoo. #Tealover.

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Rachel.Rencher
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My niece pretended to read my book with me for a few minutes. She even nodded when I asked her if she was ready to turn the page. It lasted for like 10 minutes & then she finally admitted the words were too big. 🤣

Proud of her stamina and determination, anyway. She's only just turned 5!

wanderinglynn How precious! ❤️ 2y
Bookzombie So cute! 2y
GingerAntics Love it!!! How sweet!!! 🥰🥰🥰 2y
perfectsinner I loved that trilogy. I just re-read them a few years back. ❤️ 2y
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bookswithbec
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This is the second time that I tried to read this. I got through it and I loved every second of it! This story has so many things going on with it! And it ties nicely together! I love how the story tied together at the end!

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saritaroth
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Bailedbailed

I tried to read this book; I got 50 pages in before I decided that I didn't really care. What I read was boring; the brunt of it delved into politics and economics, two subjects that do not interest me. I know this book is popular, so I may be in the minority who feels this way, but I just didn't get it. Sorry! 🌟

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Yu1105
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Fast paced, good character development, a thriller I couldn‘t stop until I finished the book at 8am.

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Jemmygem
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A book 📖 a cat 🐈 and a view what more could a girl 👧 ask for

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LokiDokey
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#ManicMonday
📚 (The) Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
✍️ Stephanie Garber
🎥 (The) Goonies
🎤 Ghost
🎶 Gematria - Slipknot
@JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing 😊🖤 2y
DaveGreen7777 Slipknot!!! 🤘🎤🎸🥁🎶 2y
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Erofan
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#7Tage7Buecher
#7days7books
We present here 7 books that will always remain in our minds, because they touched us so much, changed us.
No further comments!

@JessClark78 , would you like to join in?

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OrangeMooseReads
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The majority of the story was good. Didn‘t love some of the side stories but I guess they made the story flow more 🤷🏻‍♀️
It was good and I‘ll continue with at least the trilogy. I didn‘t get much depth with the characters maybe that changes and grows with the series. ⭐️⭐️⭐️

bibliobliss My favorite series; re-reading it 😉 (edited) 2y
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OrangeMooseReads
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I‘ve had this on my shelf forever it seems. It was available on Libby so now is as good a time as any. #quarentinereading

mcctrish I have the next 2 to read but I also saw them on Libby and wondered if they‘d be better on audio ( not that they aren‘t good in print but certain books are just made for audio ) 2y
OrangeMooseReads @mcctrish some books are much better in audio 2y
Reagan Great trilogy. My husband read the fourth and said it was just okay. 2y
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BacklistReader
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#unreadandontheshelf

This ones up later than usual because I got way to into planning for the #owlsmagicalreadathon2020

This stack definitely has some variety in it. I think the one I find most intriguing is vampire Stories from the American South. Plus it‘s fun to learn about where you live and I‘ve been in living in the American South for about a year now....

Have you read any fun books about where you live?

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Geenie
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#wondrousWednesday @Eggs

1. Tagged, and also Twilight
2. Joining Litsy, of course!
3. Legolas and Edward from Twilight

Thx for the tag 🏷! @zezeki
What are your answers!? @ any and all, @Alora @Mishu94 @rather_be_reading

Alora Thank you for the tag! Happy valentines day! 🌸💜🌹 2y
Geenie @Alora ty 😊 likewise 💝🌺 2y
Eggs Thanks for playing 👏🏻📚🤗 2y
Geenie 👍🙂 @Eggs 2y
Mishu94 Thank you @Yoshi-and-a-book ❤️❤️ 2y
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Samplergal
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Pickpick

I was terribly late to the game with this one. When it was published it didn‘t grab my attention at all, but this time around I enjoyed it. 4 stars. I don‘t even know what the hashtag is for the #readingAroundEurope but if someone would correct me, I will give a virtual hug! #sweden

Kdgordon88 I‘ll take that hug. 😊 #readingeurope2020 2y
Samplergal @Kdgordon88 Thanks ! We‘ve been in the boonies so long without internet, I‘m out of the loop! 2y
Scochrane26 I loved this one after I got through the first bit of it, but then I flew through the next 2. They were so good. 2y
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“friendship- my definition- is built on two things. respect and trust. both elements have to be there. and it has to be mutual. you can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.“

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Bailedbailed

😖😫 I REALLY wanted to like this book, but unfortunately I just can not get into it. The Swedish names are hard to pronounce, even if I try my best to skip over the pronunciation. Maybe if I listened to this on audio, then I could get through it, but for right now, I'm going to put this book/series off for awhile.
#unpopularopinion

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TheRiehlDeal
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Getting into this bad boy. 😎
#currentlyreading

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CoffeeNBooks
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OriginalCyn620 📚👌🏻💛 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great choice!! 💛💛 2y
TheHeartlandBookFairy I read this and really enjoyed it and yet, I've never gone back to finish the series 🤔 I have the next two books, and my New year's reading goal will be to finally catch up on all of the series I am not caught up on currently! Wish me luck with that lol 😂 2y
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CoffeeNBooks @TheHeartlandBookFairy I've started so many series and then not finished them. 🙄 I have all of the books in this series, but I haven't read any of them yet. 2y
TheHeartlandBookFairy @CoffeeNBooks , sometimes collecting the books is almost as much fun as reading them lol 2y
Crazeedi @CoffeeNBooks I have the series too, and not read! 2y
LatrelWhite I have the series it was given to me as a gift. I‘ve only read this one! 🤫I may have not gotten through it🤣 (edited) 2y
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arlenefinnigan
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#ThisIsBerk #SoaringScores
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON TATTOO
@CrowCAH @Cinfhen

Cinfhen 😁🦕🦖🙌🏻 2y
squirrelbrain 🤣🤣🤣 2y
CrowCAH Heard of this series; haven‘t read any. 2y
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perfectsinner
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I'm in a bit of a reading slump. I've picked up & put down about five books this weekend, and can't really get into any of them.
I've decided to try & re-read this series now that I own the trilogy, in hopes of breaking the slump. I haven't read them since I first did over five years ago. 🤞 that it helps

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Glad I stuck with it. Started getting much better about halfway through 📚