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In the Woods
In the Woods | Tana French
Make this your next book club selection and everyone saves. Get 15% off when you order 5 or more of this title for your book club. Simply enter the coupon code FRENCHWOODS at checkout. This offer does not apply to eBook purchases. This offer applies to only one downloadable audio per purchase. As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children gripping a tree trunk in terror, wearing blood-filled sneakers, and unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours. Twenty years later, the found boy, Rob Ryan, is a detective on the Dublin Murder Squad and keeps his past a secret. But when a twelve-year-old girl is found murdered in the same woods, he and Detective Cassie Maddox--his partner and closest friend--find themselves investigating a case chillingly similar to the previous unsolved mystery. Now, with only snippets of long-buried memories to guide him, Ryan has the chance to uncover both the mystery of the case before him and that of his own shadowy past. Richly atmospheric, stunning in its complexity, and utterly convincing and surprising to the end, In the Woods is sure to enthrall fans of Mystic River and The Lovely Bones.
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BookDragonNotWorm
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Is anyone else excited?!?!

vivastory Very much so 1w
BridgetteM 🙋‍♀️ 1w
Cathythoughts Me too 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1w
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Tonton 😎❣️🌟 6d
AshleyHoss820 Oh man, I better get this read!! 5d
kspenmoll So excited! 3d
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LauraJ
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My favorite part of this book is the relationship between the detectives. The crime part of the story was good enough. I managed to clean my apartment from ceiling to floor while listening. I moved furniture and everything! And this audiobook kept me entertained enough that I didn‘t mind the task at all.

Leftcoastzen I have it on #TBRmountain you must be happy to have a super clean place! I‘m overdue to do the same. 3w
Cathythoughts Loved this one too. And I think they get even better. Just finished Broken Harbour 👍🏻👍🏻my favorite so far 3w
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LibLib
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Mehso-so

Read this book as an ode to my trip to Ireland this year. If you've read Sharp objects or watched True Detective on HBO, this book would remind you of those stories. Unfortunately this means I didn't like it. I felt it moved way to slow and the part of the story I wanted solved wasn't even really a thing. The synopsis from the back of the book was misleading as to what the story was really about. Great writing, but these genres aren't for me.

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swishandflick
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I'm so excited about this new Starz series based on Tana French's Dublin Murder Squad books! 👏🏽

MicheleinPhilly Me too! 1mo
vivastory Same here!! I just watched the trailer... while wearing my DMS shirt 😄 1mo
Cathythoughts Sounds good. Reading Broken Harbour presently .... my favorite so far .... 👍🏻♥️ (edited) 1mo
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Zelma I like visuals in the advertisement. The trees are very cool. 1mo
CoffeeK8 I‘m so excited for this one! 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm Oh I didn‘t know there‘s an adaptation for the book! Must check it out! 1mo
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CaseyMoore
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Mehso-so

I thought this was ok. The big twist was easy to spot, especially halfway through the book when one of the main characters goes on an extended story about a similar incident. Also, there is a shift through the book in one of the main characters that I didn‘t like. I don‘t think everything to be neat and tidy, but I don‘t like figuring out stuff before the main characters because they are dense.

Cathythoughts I‘m on the 4th one now .. Broken Harbour ... it‘s good 👍🏻 1mo
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LibLib
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Every book store should have a quote like this outside it's doors! #truth #love

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Staci
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Pickpick

It was a good debut novel. Im excited to read more of her work.

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Myhusbandhatesreading
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Pickpick

My suspicions were right as to who dunnit but it sure was a crazy ride along the way! I found this book extremely well written!

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Eggs
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A fungus grows though the leaf mould
Eat me and you shall hold
A rainbow
A rainbow
There must be a place for us...🎶

#downinthewoods

#ayupaugust @Cinfhen @squirrelbrain

Cinfhen I finally tried a Tana French novel - it wasn‘t for me 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2mo
TrishB @Cinfhen I‘m not a fan either. 2mo
Molly_the_mezzo Great book! 2mo
squirrelbrain Good choice! ❤️ 2mo
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Myhusbandhatesreading
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This is me for the day!!

vivastory One of my favorite series 2mo
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Myhusbandhatesreading
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Riding means reading! I have a couple hours to work on this one.😊

JulietBooks The font size is huge. 2mo
Myhusbandhatesreading @JulietBooks lol, yea then I don‘t need to wear my reading glasses 🤓 2mo
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AlaMich
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tfw when you just want to slap the stupid out of a character!! 😠

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BarkingMadRun
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Cinfhen Way to go!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 3mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Making great progress! 📚♥️👊🏻 3mo
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BarkingMadRun
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Ran ten miles and walked two more so it‘s bath time! I think I‘m gonna finish this today!

jb72 I enjoyed that book! 3mo
BarkingMadRun @jb72 me too!!! 3mo
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BarkingMadRun
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I need to go grocery shopping, but first......

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BarkingMadRun
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My daughter got married yesterday so the last week has been crazy but I‘m here at a random Panera in Freehold NJ living my best worn out life!

Megabooks Congratulations! 3mo
BarkingMadRun Thank you @Megabooks !! 3mo
MelissaSue81 Congrats on the wedding! Enjoy your random panera time!
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Dragon Congratulations 🥂🍾 3mo
Reviewsbylola Congrats! You probably need some downtime. 😆 3mo
Reggie Congrats 🎊🎉🎈 3mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Tana French is one of my autobuy authors. Some of her Dublin Murder Squad series are better than the others, but she always focus on her characters. Her characters are complex, broken, with a past...the stories are gut-wrenching, exploring the human psyche, social and cultural tensions...of course the mysteries are compelling too. This is the first in the series, not my favourite of hers, though it‘s good.
#LetsTravelJuly #Ireland

catebutler She‘s the same for me! 3mo
Ruthiella Agree! I will read what ever she writes next! 3mo
Cathythoughts Love her too .. I‘ve read 3 .. must get going with her again 👍🏻♥️ 3mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🇮🇪 3mo
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BarkingMadRun
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At my daughter‘s bachelorette party and waiting for the girls to get ready for brunch

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BarkingMadRun
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Started this on the plane, short ride so I didn‘t get far

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Blh87
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Mehso-so

I don‘t know if it was due to bad timing or what, but I had a very hard time getting into this book. For me, some of it was semi-predictable, and it never really got all that exciting. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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AngelaMarie
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Currently reading 😍

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Blh87
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I don‘t know if it‘s how busy I‘ve been with work and travel, but I‘m really struggling to get into this one. It is taking me for-e-ver to read. Time to buckle down on my day off💪🏼

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janeycanuck
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Pickpick

It took me a little while to get going with this but then it sucked me in and wouldn‘t let go. When I realized they had the murderer and there was still 1/4 of the book left, I knew I was in for a ride!

Book 2 for #14books14weeks

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Molly_the_mezzo
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Pickpick

I loved this book! I had read The Likeness years ago, and I got the rest of the series finally. This one has a lot to say about trauma and how the past can cloud our judgement, which is an important lesson. It‘s nice to have a thriller that feels really smart.

Ruthiella I‘ve really enjoyed all her books! 3mo
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Blh87
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When your old laminate bookcase needs a quick facelift...looking pretty sunny!

brit91 Beautiful picture!!!😍📚📚📚 3mo
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Blh87
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When you love books and own knives...made this a few years ago, and I just love it so much!

brit91 Omg I love this idea so much!!😍😍📚📚 3mo
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JeansBookshelf
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Bailedbailed

Gonna bail on this one again.

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Blh87
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Now that I no longer have this distraction, I can really dig into my book...

brit91 It's so beautiful there!!😍😍😍😍 4mo
Blh87 @brit91 it really is🤗 3mo
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Blh87
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Distracting views in the Badlands have been keeping me from my book. I guess I can‘t complain...

brit91 I don't know if I could read there it's too beautiful!😍📚 4mo
Blh87 It is my favorite place!! So pretty! Had a little hammock downtime👌🏼 4mo
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Blh87
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I haven‘t really gotten to dig into this book yet...it‘s all work‘s fault. Time to get a little reading done!

brit91 You have a beautiful view!!😍 4mo
Blh87 @brit91 yes! We stayed at a little bed and breakfast on a lake on our way to a camping trip destination! 4mo
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JeansBookshelf
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Been reading the book on the left recently. It's really annoying me because the words are smaller and closer together (which causes headaches for me). On the right is what I'm used to reading. Hopefully I can still finish the book on the left 😂

*Book on left is In the Woods by Tana French. Book on the right is The Caller by Chris Carter*

Lisaw13 That's why I finally switched to kindle - so I can increase the font! 4mo
JeansBookshelf @Lisaw13 I read on Kindle too but I tried this one on Kindle last time and I didn't like the story at that time so I decided to try hardcover this time. 4mo
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JeansBookshelf
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Tried to read this book a couple years ago but couldn't get into it. Figured I'd give it another try.

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Blh87
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After much deliberation, I have decided that this will be my next read. It‘s been chillin‘ on my shelf for months, just waiting for it‘s time to shine...

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erzascarletbookgasm
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I am #obssessedwith Tana French AND having my series in the same edition, size & format. You can imagine how I cringe every time I look at these.

#30JuneBooks

merelybookish 😂 yes I can imagine! 4mo
Cathythoughts 🤭😂😂must get back to her , I like her style 4mo
LeahBergen 😆😆 4mo
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Ruthiella WHY DO PUBLISHERS DO THAT!?!?!😠 She‘s such a popular author however, I bet her books will be reissued some day in matching editions.😀 (edited) 4mo
Kalalalatja I feel you! 4mo
marleed The Gold Finch has been on my physical TBR for way too long. I must get to it! 4mo
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janeycanuck
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Who has two thumbs and is reading a #14books14weeks book while sipping Prosecco in Piazza Bellini? This girl.

RadicalReader Way to go girl 5mo
TheLudicReader There is nothing wrong with that sentence except it doesn't include "with The Ludic Reader"...which I know would be weird since you don't know me, but trust me I love Prosecco & reading & Italy. 5mo
janeycanuck @TheLudicReader we‘re here for another week, come on and find us! 4mo
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TheLudicReader I wish I could, @janeycanuck 4mo
janeycanuck @TheLudicReader my next drink will be in your honour, then. 4mo
TheLudicReader 🥰🍾🥂thanks, @janeycanuck 4mo
TheHeartlandBookFairy Nice 😁 4mo
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mdm139
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Trying to get in a few pages before dark. It has been an unusually cool May so we are enjoying probably the last fire until Autumn.

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Djspens
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Better grab some deck reading time while the weather allows! #dogsoflitsy #tanafrench #inthewoods

Erofan 🐶❤ 5mo
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SaunteringVaguelyDownwards
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Panpan

Read for JHU project. I appreciate mysteries, especially psychological ones, but this just didn't do it for me. Rob Ryan survives the disappearance of his two best friends as a child, and then has to investigate a child murder in the same location 20 years later. Most interesting part was the protest of a motorway being built over an archaeological site.

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janeycanuck
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Thanks for hosting #14Books14Weeks, @TheHeartlandBookFairy ! I‘ve pulled my stack, this is all in addition to my regular reading so the chances of me finishing are about 20% but I‘m gonna give it my best shot 😊

TheHeartlandBookFairy Fabulous stack! I loved when life gives you lululemons 😁 I've been listening to Allen Bradley's Flavia series this year and am really enjoying that, And the devil and wears prada book looks really fun ,😀 My Stack will also be in addition to all of my regular books, all of the books I've committed to reading over the summer for reviews or as part of other challenges lol but, goals! It's good to have goals lol ,😅 wishing you the best of luck 5mo
janeycanuck @TheHeartlandBookFairy I love the Flavia books, I‘m so sad they are wrapping up soon! Glad I‘m not the only one that is overreaching with this - even if I only finish two or three of these, I‘ll be happy 🙂. 5mo
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DeeLew
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ThriftBooks haul. More on the way. 🤣

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britt_brooke
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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ French is a slow-burn expert. I‘m not usually one for thrillers/mysteries, but when the writing is this solid, I‘m all in. Her characters are well-fleshed & believable; the atmospheric setting is easy to visualize. I was there residing in the Knocknaree wood, totally creeped out. This crime within a crime creates the right amount of speculation & distrust. I disagree with those not satisfied with the outcome. It was just right.

Itchyfeetreader I finished this a week or so ago. I loved the ending but am left itching to know what really happened! 5mo
Johanna414 I‘m definitely in the same camp as you- I loved the ending! 5mo
whippoorwill815 I mean, I get why people didn‘t like it, but I‘m with you on this one too! 5mo
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bookishrantings I LOVE TANA FRENCH! So glad you liked this too. 5mo
britt_brooke @bookishrantings I‘m looking forward to reading more of the Dublin Murder Squad books. My first of hers was The Witch Elm. I love her attention to detail and character development. 💚 5mo
britt_brooke @Itchyfeetreader @Johanna414 @whippoorwill815 A lot of people want tidy endings, but that‘s not realistic sometimes. I would love to know what happened to Adam‘s friends, though. 5mo
batsy I've had her on my TBR forever and your review makes me want to get to it, like, now 😆 5mo
Cathythoughts I loved this one too. I have Witch Elm ... must read soon ♥️👍🏻 5mo
britt_brooke @Cathythoughts I can‘t wait to read more. I might start The Likeness next. 5mo
britt_brooke @batsy 😆 I think you‘ll like this. 5mo
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Lexeegee
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Next audiobook.

Joanne1 I enjoyed this one. 5mo
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EmilieGR
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Mehso-so

Forgettable

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Itchyfeetreader
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Pickpick

I think I enjoyed this. An unusually reflective, verbose and I think decidedly unreliable police officer as the narrator had me hooked once I pushed through the style as did the mystery within a mystery. I guess I am just left a bit unsatisfied with closure. For those of you who have was the series will I ever get that closure and if so how many do I need to read please?

jenniferw88 I don't know which book it is, but you don't have to read in order as each book has a different lead. 5mo
mcipher No closure that I‘ve discovered so far - they don‘t really build on each other that much. But I thought about this one for a long time after I finished it! 5mo
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bookworminbigskycountry
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Just started this one! I hope it lives up to the hype.

cardermott Let me know if it lives up to the hype! I have had it sitting on my shelf for years just building up the want to pick it up. 5mo
Kaylamburson I did really like this one! A bit slow to start though. Welcome to Litsy!!! 5mo
CrowCAH Welcome to the Litsy family!!! 📚 5mo
DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚🎉Hope you are enjoying it here! 5mo
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britt_brooke
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The 5 year old and I are grabbing a few pages while the 6 year old (almost 7 😭) practices soccer. It‘s a beautiful evening in middle Tennessee! ☀️ #raisingreaders

AuthorErinHuss Love the shirt! 5mo
Tera66 This book wasn't what I expected, but I really enjoyed it. Great picture!💖 5mo
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britt_brooke @Tera66 Thanks! 💚 I‘m really into this book and am mad I don‘t have more time to sit down and get through it. This is my second Tana French, the first being The Witch Elm, and I‘m impressed with her ability. 5mo
SaturnDoo It has been a nice evening here in Mid-TN. I spent some time outside reading too😊 Lovely pic of y'all ❤❤❤ 5mo
britt_brooke @SaturnDoo Thanks! 💚 We‘re loving this weather. (edited) 5mo
Reviewsbylola Love Tana French! This is a good one! Is you little guy reading Dog Man? I wasn‘t too familiar with DM until the book fair. All the first graders seemed super into it so I bought the first book for G. 5mo
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola He‘s reading a superhero guidebook of some sort. Justice League, maybe. He‘s obsessed with these kinds of character encyclopedias. 😆 But, but my other son loves Dog Man!! He‘s read all that have been published thus far and we‘ve preordered the next one which comes out in August (I think). (edited) 5mo
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britt_brooke
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Gabbing a few post-spin pages. Happy Monday, Littens! ☕️

Ashley_Nicoletto I LOVE that read weird pin. 5mo
britt_brooke @Ashley_Nicoletto I can‘t recall who makes it, but I found it in a bin at my local indie. 💚 5mo
Josiedlove Happy Monday 5mo
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brilremy
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Panpan

I was so excited to read this one, it has been on my list to read for so long. I‘ve heard so many amazing things about it. It‘s on virtually every thriller/mystery list I‘ve ever seen and everyone seems to love it. So, imagine my disappointment when I finished it and the beginning that got me hooked was never even explained or readdressed after the new case was solved. Then add in that it was a very obvious ending, this book really let me down.

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Tera66
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Pickpick

This book was not at all what I expected. But once I picked up what the author was puttin' down I really loved it. It's a murder mystery with a great psychological twist.

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AutumnRLS
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Today's library book sale haul = $16.75. Very excited about several of these. Which ones do you like?

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