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The Secret History
The Secret History | Donna Tartt
Donna Tartt,winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizefor hermost recent novel, The Goldfinch, established herself as a major talent with The Secret History, which has become acontemporary classic.Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and forever, and they discover how hard it can be to truly live and how easy it is to kill.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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ChasingOm
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Starting this birthday off right!

All my bookish podcasts and the bookstagram accounts I follow have been bringing this book up recently, so I found myself a copy and moved it up my TBR. I‘m counting on you to start my 36th year in books off right, Donna Tartt!

Jas16 Happy Birthday 🎉🎁🎈🎂 2d
ValerieAndBooks I recently read this and loved it. Happy birthday! 2d
Kalalalatja Happy birthday! 2d
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎊🎁🎉🎈 🎂🥳📖😋 2d
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GrahamBarnesy
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Took me forever to finally get to it, but totally worth it!

rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 @LitsyWelcomeWagon 4d
AmyRebecca I've been meaning to read this! Glad you enjoyed it. 3d
thegreensofa Welcome to Litsy! 👏🏻📚💚 3d
wanderinglynn Welcome to Litsy! 👋🏻 3d
Jason7 Great book 1d
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ValerieAndBooks
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I loved this! Even though we know from the very beginning who was killed and by whom, this novel set at a small and remote liberal arts college still manages to create foreboding and suspense throughout. These college students, “friends” with each other, were not at all endearing. But young people, even college kids, don‘t always make good choices in friendships or actions (hopefully not leading to murder IRL). Highly recommend!

#1001Books

Hoopiefoot I love this book. Just picked up another copy for a fall reread! 1w
Suet624 Still on my TBR pile. Grr... 1w
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ValerieAndBooks @Hoopiefoot 👍!! I feel like fall or winter is a good time to be reading this one. 1w
ValerieAndBooks @Suet624 hey, it takes place in Vermont 😉. It was in my TBR for a very long time too; should have picked it up earlier!! 1w
Suet624 Oh really? Vermont? Well that little piece of information might have just moved it up nearer to the top of the pile! 1w
batsy Love the book, love your pic :) That hefty anthology of Greek poetry looks very interesting! 1w
ValerieAndBooks @batsy it‘s a nice volume that I dip into now and then! 6d
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ValerieAndBooks
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The writing and storytelling of this is great, but I keep having this nagging feeling it‘s reminding me of another author. But who? Not that Tartt is trying to imitate anyone, if that makes sense. It‘s driving me crazy. I keep glancing up at my books hoping it‘ll come to me.

(Popcorn with truffle salt...yum!)

Billypar According to the review I posted after I read it in 2017, it reminded me of Dickens or Fitzgerald because of the naive protagonist meeting these strong characters. I loved the way she would have Richard catch these glimpses of cryptic interactions that he is forced to try and interpret. It was modern in some ways, but felt like an older novel in others. 2w
ValerieAndBooks @billypar Great analysis! Yes, I think you‘ve helped pinpoint my thoughts in your last sentence, especially that it “felt like an older novel”. It has that narrative style. And (spoiler below) 2w
ValerieAndBooks @billypar and yes on naive Richard and cryptic interpretations. Right now I‘m at the part where he‘s puzzling over the phone call about the tickets to Argentina. (edited) 2w
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Billypar Ah, you're still pretty early: I'm jealous for everything you have in store 😀 2w
ValerieAndBooks @Billypar hoping to have more time to read tomorrow 🤩! 2w
Tanisha_A This is sooo high on my list. I have only read The Goldfinch by her, and I loved it. 2w
BekaReid Yes, I love Donna Tartt's writing, and this is my favorite of hers!! 2w
ValerieAndBooks @Tanisha_A I have The Goldfinch in my TBR so I‘ll be sure to get to that too! But maybe I should space it out, as she has written only three novels. 2w
ValerieAndBooks @BekaReid My first read by her! Looking forward to the others. 2w
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ValerieAndBooks
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Sunday morning PJs, coffee, and this. So far, totally pulled into the story! @Liberty ‘s recent #litsy post about this convinced me to finally get it out of the TBR.

Also, #1001Books

Liberty ❤️📚☠️ 3w
Cathythoughts Love this one. Time for a reread ♥️♥️♥️ 3w
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Liberty
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“It is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially.” I was 16 when I first read The Secret History, and it mesmerized me. Here was this lush, sinister novel filled with drugs and sex and murder and love, all being perpetrated by six humans not much older than me, who had recently achieved their freedom from their homes. (Cont. below in six comments)

Liberty And Donna Tartt made being a conflicted new-adult seem so sexy and interesting. I couldn‘t wait until I had conflicted new-adult problems! SPOILER: My new-adult problems were never this sexy or interesting. Nor have I murdered anyone. (Like I‘d admit it anyway.) (cont.) 3w
Liberty As I was saying, I was 16 when I first read The Secret History. It was 1992, the year it came out. And I have reread it every year since then. (That‘s 27 times now for those of you playing along at home.) (cont.) 3w
Liberty Why? Well, first because it was my favorite book as a teenager, and then because it‘s fascinating to see what you pick up on that you may have missed, and also what your brain focuses on at different times in your life. (Cont.) 3w
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Liberty And because rereading is comforting. You lose things and pets and people, but books never go away. You can always find it again to read. (Cont.) 3w
Liberty I did in fact lose my first copy. It was the victim of a leaky bottle of engine oil in the trunk on a road trip. Which is too bad, because that copy was amazing. One year I underlined all the instances of ‘the‘ in the book, another year it was every ‘and‘. I had a different highlighter color for each of the six main characters. I underlined my favorite sentences and paragraphs on almost every page. It was a thing of beauty. (Cont.) 3w
Liberty All of this is to say that I found Secret History stickers on Redbubble and I am overjoyed. ❤️📚❤️ 3w
MelissaSue81 I need to read this! What a wonderful ode to this book. 3w
Caterina When I told my high school Latin teacher that I was going to be a classics major in undergrad, he handed me a used copy of this book and told me it captured classics departments perfectly. I was both relieved and disappointed to find that not altogether true. 😂😂😂 Adored this book, unfortunately my original copy is now with an ex... 🤷‍♀️ 3w
Kimberlone I didn‘t read this book until I was an adult, but I have very similar feelings about Perks of Being a Wallflower, which I did read when I was a teenager and felt like a book that was a secret to just me 3w
Hooked_on_books Great story. I‘m glad you shared this. ☺️ 3w
marleed OMG - I loved your story. It‘s such a great testimony to rereading books. And even taking time to savor a single read. I‘m using this year to plow through books because I‘ve never spent a year doing that and always thought I wanted to. I‘m glad I plowed but now as the year comes nearer its end, I think I‘d prefer to plant myself in a book. 3w
batsy I love this 💜 3w
NHLibrarian I have these exact feelings for Geek Love. First read it when I was 16 and every reread it‘s a different story 🖤 3w
Chelsea.Poole ♥️♥️♥️ 3w
ValerieAndBooks Wow! You‘ve convinced me to pull this out of the TBR, *RIGHT NOW* !! 3w
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Emilymdxn
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#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

1. Tagged!

2. Not so far. I travelled a whole lot in summer so I‘m happy just to be around England in autumn, I may take small trips to Cardiff or Cambridge to visit friends if I manage to organise it.

3. Nope, I‘m a ways off having kids! I have a few friends starting grad degrees this autumn tho

Eggs Thanks for playing 🧡🍁🧡 1mo
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gradcat
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#RedRoseSeptember

(Day 8 - #History)

*10 reasons why we love this book (from John Mullan):
1 Starts with murder
2 Loves Ancient Greece
3 Great campus novel
4 Full of quotes
5 Charismatic Classics prof
6 Obsessed with beauty
7 Believes in fate
8 Possessed by Dionysus
9 Classic lonely narrator
10 Lets the reader in on secrets

- from “The Guardian” (Oct 18, 2013)

arlenefinnigan Yes! I was so hoping someone would pick this. 1mo
gradcat @arlenefinnigan I was sure someone would have, so I checked just to see, and lo—I had something to post! 😂 1mo
Ruthiella Love this book too! 😍 1mo
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batsy Mm, yes! Great book 💜 1mo
Cinfhen Well done 👍🏽 1mo
gradcat @Ruthiella & @batsy I love all of her books! 1mo
gradcat @Cinfhen Thank you! ♥️ 1mo
Blaire I love this book!!! 1mo
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Karen3
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Did a combo book and audio for this one. I rather enjoyed this and looked forward to my commute to get back to the story. Loved all the quirky characters and had several extreme cringe worthy moments. No spoilers here. That‘s a sign of really being into a book. 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟

sprainedbrain I loved that book! ❤️ 2mo
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Aloisi_tribe
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1. Tagged
2. The ability to stop time so I could get more reading in
3. Libra
4. Soccer and the first band show of the year!
5. TGIF everybody! 👋

#friyayintro @howjessreads

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Eringogreen
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Just not interested enough

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Ericalambbrown
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Pickpick

This book was actually between so-so and pick for me. The story basically centers around a group of ethically challenged, hipper-than-thou types at a wannabe Ivy League college. The story was engaging and I did have a hard time putting it down because I was curious what these insufferable pseudo-intellectuals would do next. 😂 Fun, soapy little read action-packed with characters you will love to hate!

Clare-Dragonfly I don‘t think I have ever loved to hate characters as much as the ones in this book! 2mo
Ericalambbrown @Clare-Dragonfly Right? 😂 I couldn‘t look away! 2mo
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IndoorDame
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I went to the #college that these two novels are based on. (Reading them was a surreal experience.) #letstravelaugust @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So cool!! 📚 3mo
OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 3mo
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squirrelbrain
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#letstravelaugust

#college

One of the very few books that I‘ve ever re-read, this tells the story of a group of students at a college in Vermont....

TrishB I hardly ever re-read either! 3mo
gradcat Fantastic book!! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚 3mo
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Lcsmcat I was going to use this one too! Great pick and great book. 3mo
emilyhaldi Yes, me too!! The only book I‘ve ever been inclined to reread twice!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Maybe I should try to read this one again .... 😵 3mo
KarenUK I‘ve probably read it 5 or 6 times! 😂 3mo
EadieB I love Donna Tartt's writing. I've read all her books and I'm anxiously waiting her next one. Although there is usually 10 years between her books. She is such a perfectionist. 3mo
sarahbarnes Loved this book! 3mo
Lesliereads The writing was impeccable but I didn‘t like characters in this one. 2mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Loved this book, about a group of classics students in Hampden College, a small, elite private #college in snowy Vermont.

#LetsTravelAugust

(Background photo of University of Vermont).

Cathythoughts Loved it too. I‘d love to read more books set in New England ♥️👍🏻 3mo
OriginalCyn620 Pretty! 3mo
Lcsmcat A popular choice for today‘s prompt! I‘m struggling to find a second choice. 😀 3mo
KarenUK My favorite book 😍💕 3mo
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Wardath
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a morbid longing for the picturesque at all costs

Cathythoughts I love your post - I loved the book too 3mo
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amyf0x
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An outcast all his life, Richard falls in with a close-knit group of friends who study Greek at a small Vermont college — only to be pulled in to their deeply troubled secret lives.

Read June 23-28
Book 35/55

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margotenenbaum
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Mehso-so

I don‘t love this book as much as most people. The highbrow academic language left me 🤷🏻‍♀️all the time. But there are parts of it that stay with me.

LapReader That‘s an interesting green swirl on your plate. 4mo
margotenenbaum @LapReader its avocado in bali! 4mo
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xicanti
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Oof. It‘s been a long day of painting prep, and unfortunately it‘s gonna spill over to tomorrow because I agreed to help with something else tonight. Damn.

At least I got my primary bookshelf back together. I rearranged things so it‘s mostly hardcovers and trade paperbacks. The rest of my mass market paperbacks will hopefully fit on floating shelves on the opposite wall. I do NOT want to put back the ugly mounted shelves I took down today.

wanderinglynn It looks great! 👍🏻 4mo
twohectobooks That‘s a really cool shelf! 4mo
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xicanti @twohectobooks it‘s part of a set with my bed and my dresser. Alas, the red lacquer looks great but attracts dust like nobody‘s business. 4mo
Crazeedi Lookin good!!! 4mo
xicanti @Crazeedi thanks! 4mo
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ephemeralwaltz
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Well, finishing this in the glorious afternoon sun was a well-deserved way to end this long but fulfilling reading experience. I had previously read Tartt's The Goldfinch and I can now reiterate that she is a master of crafting novels. She understands the concept of the novel as an epic encompassing curated language, plot, flawless character development and, of course, she impeccably wraps it all up. Somehow, she does all that.

ephemeralwaltz @Pruzy fantastic! Compelling and absorbing. 4mo
ephemeralwaltz I'm glad I took my time with it but it also would've been fun to devour it in a week. Intense. 4mo
teainthelibrary This is an amazing read! 4mo
Kalalalatja Great review! 4mo
Pruzy @ephemeralwaltz So glad you liked it! Now where do I go to make it my life? Minus the questionable bits that is... 4mo
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ReneeBijou
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Did anyone see the article in Esquire about Bennington College in the 80s? It heavily features quite a few authors including Donna Tartt and Bret Easton Ellis. It was fascinating.

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ephemeralwaltz
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Not a bad view

britt_brooke Cool photo! 🤩 5mo
ephemeralwaltz @britt_brooke I had a little help 😋 5mo
BekaReid Great pic! Great book! 😎 5mo
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Kalalalatja Now that is an awesome photo 👌 5mo
Weaponxgirl Awesome photo! 5mo
ephemeralwaltz @BekaReid thanks! I'm about to finish it. 5mo
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BookishTrish
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A group of college students take inspiration from an ancient ritual and go on a brief murder spree.

Lcsmcat This is perfect! 5mo
Ashley_Nicoletto 🤣🤣 yessss 5mo
Davor Hahahah I love this 😂😂 5mo
LauraK411 Pretty much! 😃 4mo
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Jinster
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#wondrouswednesday @eggs

Thanks for the tag!
📚 I usually go for the kind if theme that I feel I need. Which is usually my most recent purchase despite the books I have waiting on my tbr!
📚 When I take the train yep.
📚 TV or other talking.
📚 Coffee. Black, no sugar!
📚 Tagged in comment ☺

This weekend I'm looking forward to finish this book a d starting a new one (or few) as I head to Spain.

emz711 Hello! 5mo
Eggs Safe and happy travels 🧳 !!! 5mo
Jinster @Eggs Thanks so much! 5mo
Jinster @emz711 That was my attempt at tagging people on Litsy while trying to also be productive at work 🤣 5mo
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amyrohn
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In the middle of this one and I‘m loving it so far! I really enjoyed The Goldfinch when I read it a few years ago, so I‘m pleased with this! I‘m finding myself both fascinated and repulsed by the characters, and the atmosphere of Vermont is lovely. Should be done soon since I can‘t put it down.

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EmilieGR
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Couldn‘t put it down!

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Oliveldn
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One of my all time favourites. The book I push on everyone I know. Donna Tartt has that rare magical gift of combining compulsive storytelling with intricate attention to word craft.

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Jinster
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Current read

Thrilled to see Vermont make an appearance - one of my fave states so far. Beautiful place!

Hopefully the storyline won't ruin idyllic memories 🙊

swishandflick One of my favorites! Hope you love it! 5mo
Jinster @swishandflick Oh cool, thanks for the comment! My colleague recommend on the basis of just being really bloody good 😄 5mo
LauraK411 It is really bloody good! 😊 4mo
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nowonmars
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Mehso-so

I gave this book 3.5 stars!

I loved Donna Tartt's writing, but it's not really at the top of my 'must-read' list. Read my full review over on:
https://nowonmars.home.blog/2019/04/15/review-the-secret-history-by-donna-tartt/

#books #bookreview #blog #aprilreads #art #fanart #illustration

RaimeyGallant Welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. @LitsyWelcomeWagon 5mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗 5mo
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LiterRohde
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“One likes to think there's something in it, that old platitude amor vincit omnia. But if I've learned one thing in my short sad life, it is that that particular platitude is a lie. Love doesn't conquer everything. And whoever thinks it does is a fool.”

#AnglophileApril | 27: #NeverGoingToGiveYouUp

📷: Made with Typorama

Cinfhen Your graphics are amazing!!! And your passages are on point💥 6mo
Mdargusch Love these quotes together from one of my favorite books! 🖤 6mo
emilyhaldi Fab book 🙌🏻 6mo
Reviewsbylola Loved this book and this is a fantastic quote. 6mo
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EleniKara
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Absolutely loved this, the characters were pretentious but also complex, leaving the reader constantly guessing motivations. There‘s a huge theme of beauty and tying it to danger. Slow to get into but the second half flew by. Was incredibly impressed by this read, it sucked me in, I didn‘t want to put it down, and would love to see an adaptation of it!

Jinster I've had this on my tbr pule for a year. I keep promising myself that this one will be next but then I walk into a bookstore.. 6mo
Lcsmcat This was the first Tartt I read, and I loved it too! 6mo
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this too! 6mo
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EleniKara
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1. Yep! Count my four years at college,
2. Graduation, probably therapy too because spent a lot of college coping with depression
3. A Song if Ice and Fire with how elaborate the world building is from history of Westeros to the religions and politics and culture.
4. I love a lot but have to bring attention to classical vibes of my current read, the secret history, “beauty is a terror”
5. @Jinster @mldkennedy @the_book_hoarder

#wondrouswednesday

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JoRead
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Netflix is my new favorite obsession! The Order is on my to watch list so of course I'll be checking our this recommendations. Has any one read any of the books?

https://getliterary.com/books-to-read-after-you-binge-the-order/

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ephemeralwaltz
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About 3/4 way into this. It's taking me a while to finish any books this week but I just need more time to sit down and read in long sittings. This one is fantastic!

swishandflick Such a great book!! 6mo
Kalalalatja Love this! 6mo
sisilia One of my favorites 6mo
Cathythoughts Loved this one 👍🏻 6mo
batsy It is! 6mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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“As different as they all were they shared a certain coolness, a cruel, mannered charm which was not modern in the least but had a strange cold breath of the ancient world,” This strange group of students certainly fits the #cliques prompt.
#springintoreading

(Image from Pinterest).

CarolynM 👏👏👏 6mo
KellyHunsakerReads I love this book. 6mo
Cathythoughts Loved this book ♥️👍🏻 6mo
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ephemeralwaltz
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Woke up with a terrible cold yesterday so I'll be spending my time between hot tea and books this afternoon 💜😵

cobwebmoth Feel better soon! 6mo
AmyG Feel better! 6mo
erzascarletbookgasm Get well soon! Love this book! 6mo
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wanderinglynn Hope you feel better soon! ☕️ 6mo
Weaponxgirl Get better soon! You are reading another book I should get to in the future there! 6mo
ephemeralwaltz @Weaponxgirl thanks!! Too many books on the TBR. I can't help read more than one at a time! 6mo
ephemeralwaltz @cobwebmoth @AmyG @erzascarletbookgasm @wanderinglynn thanks so much! Some quiet time at home and I'm feeling better already. 6mo
Weaponxgirl @ephemeralwaltz I‘m exactly the same! 6mo
Jas16 Hope you feel better soon 6mo
ephemeralwaltz @Jas16 thank you!😍 6mo
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ephemeralwaltz
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Cloudy weather today so I'm enjoying my Sunday with this read, which i know is a favorite for so many of you! I'm excited I finally decided to jump on the bandwagon.

Ashley_Nicoletto I loveddd this one. 7mo
Cathythoughts Love it 😍 reread is coming up one of these days 7mo
Blaire I loved this one as well...tho I read it over a dozen years ago. Definite page-turner. 7mo
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BekaReid This book is so good. I loved it!! 7mo
Kalalalatja Enjoy! 7mo
Pruzy And??? Did you like it or abandon it? 6mo
ephemeralwaltz @Pruzy I haven't abandoned it!! I just haven't finished it yet. I have too many reads going on at the same time 😅 it's fantastic!! Will update in due time :)! 5mo
Pruzy @ephemeralwaltz Good! This makes me happy 😊 5mo
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OnlyYoo
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Pickpick

The writing for this book was absolutely beautiful. I really loved the complexity of this novel and all of the different character depth. I‘m sure that I‘m still missing a lot of underlying themes, but I found this book riveting and will definitely have to read it again to pick up on anything I missed the first time through.

LauraK411 I‘m sure I missed a lot too - I definitely am reading it again. Haunting... 4mo
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Jee_HookedOnBookz
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A game of hide and seek? Hope this counts for #games 😅

#literaryluck @vkois88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💛💛💛 7mo
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Kazzie
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Book club book. Hard to get into

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Lexeegee
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Two Donna Tartt books at the same time. The Little Friend hardcover and the Secret History on kindle. Wish me luck 🤪

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EadieB
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Henry, Richard, Charles and Camilla in The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Day 5 - #bestbookfriendship #literaryluck

vkois88 I like this cover 7mo
EadieB @vkois88 must be a new one. I‘ve never seen it before! I love Donna Tartt‘s writing! 7mo
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LouiseWalters
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Pickpick

Finally read this and whilst some of the story was a little unbelievable the characters were well described and well thought out. I did have little chuckle at the twins names Charles and Camilla!!

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Karkar
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Finishing up this one for my family book club. While my brother shows Mom how to use her kindle and reads Saga. #familyreadingtime

Pamwurtzler Love that!! 8mo
TK421 Saga! 8mo
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Arwhal
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Mehso-so

I read it for a college English course and it was initially difficult to follow, since it‘s so descriptive. However, it was worth the read.

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Susanita
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There are many #secrets among and between the characters in this “reverse” mystery. We know from the beginning whodunnit, so as the book progresses we learn why and how, as well as what happens afterwards. The setting is never specified, but it‘s generally thought to be Vermont. While this book is well written and has some compelling passages, I didn‘t particularly care for it.
#unpopularopinion #richpeopleproblems #50states #literarylove

vkois88 I tried to start it, but I couldn't get into it... so you aren't the only one! 8mo
Godmotherx5 I was not fond of The Goldfinch. I thought maybe this would be a better book. Now, I‘m not so sure. 8mo
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Brittbritt
Secret History | Donna Tartt
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My (late) jan wrap up 😊😊😊 had such a great reading month! Have you read any of these??

Brittbritt @DarcysMom yes!! So good and intense the entire time not to mention the characters 😍 8mo
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Bookish.SAM
The Secret History | Donna Tartt
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Accidental #bookhaul 📚

Dropped 4 bags of clothes off at the thrift store and ended up picking up a few books 😊

blondie My Best Friend's Exorcism is amazing!!🖤 8mo
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