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Foster
Foster | Claire Keegan
A small girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. And then a secret is revealed and suddenly, she realizes how fragile her idyll is. Winner of the Davy Byrnes Memorial Prize, Foster is now published in a revised and expanded version. Beautiful, sad and eerie, it is a story of astonishing emotional depth, showcasing Claire Keegan's great accomplishment and talent.
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sisilia
Foster | Claire Keegan
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A bookdate with my bookish friends 💞

charl08 Wow! Sounds brilliant. I've heard her on the radio, she made for a great interviewee. 23h
sisilia @charl08 😍 Now im really looking fwd to this 23h
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bthegood
Foster | Claire Keegan
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The perfect story about a young girls experience living with another family (an older couple) for one summer while her mother has a baby. The comparison between the couple and her parents, her life with them and her life at home - was touching. It was sweet and sad and hopeful.

#MarchMadness #BookSpinBingo thx for hosting @Andrew65 @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES @TheAromaofBooks

Make a great day everyone 🙂

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 6d
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 6d
DieAReader 🥳🥳🥳 5d
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bthegood
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Tagged book takes place in Ireland.
Last book finished (Watching the Ghosts) had a character named Patrick in it.
Kaz (Crooked Kingdom) always has an Ace up his sleeve (previous post).
Three down, two to go -

#WickedWords @AsYouWish

Make a great day everyone -🍀

kspenmoll Your post is such fun!☘️☘️ 7d
bthegood @kspenmoll thx (picture courtesy of @AsYouWish ) 🙂 (edited) 6d
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ManyWordsLater
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Allylu Just heard about this on What Should I Read Next - it was an old episode from December 2022, but I am considering looking for it! Sometimes books haunt me until I find them. Does that happen to you? 1w
ManyWordsLater @Allylu all the time! I saw a used copy of Moon and the Mars. And I can‘t stop thinking about it. 1w
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TrishB
Foster | Claire Keegan
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So short this really was a #quicklunchtimeread
Beautifully written story that says a lot in a very few pages. She has such a haunting way with words.

booksandsympathy I enjoyed this one 2w
Lindy @booksandsympathy Me too 👍 2w
MicheleinPhilly I see Sansa is hard at work too. 😉 2w
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TrishB @booksandsympathy @Lindy a lovely, slightly melancholy read. 2w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly very hard work keeping that seat warm 🐶 2w
squirrelbrain I have this on audio - must get to it soon. 2w
TrishB @squirrelbrain it will be very quick! And lovely if the narrator has an Irish accent. 2w
squirrelbrain It will be if I listen to it on 1.8x like usual! 🤣 2w
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Cortg
Foster | Claire Keegan
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A lot of love on Litsy lately for this beautifully written, quiet book. Novella in format, it was nice to play the audio on a drive and be able to absorb it in its entirety at just over an hour long. The story is of a girl who is sent to live with relatives, unknown to her, for the summer to make things easier for her family in rural Ireland. The movie titled ‘A Quiet Girl‘ was recently released in theaters about this book and I‘m curious.

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LaraReads
Foster | Claire Keegan
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“I try to remember another time when I felt like this and am sad because I can‘t remember a time, and happy, too, because I cannot.”

A quiet, lovely novella about a young Irish girl who goes to stay with distant relatives when her mother is having yet another baby and there are just so many mouths to feed. Full of phenomenal writing and filled with the most beautiful, yet simple, passages & messages. Highly recommend! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

LaraReads Also, just realizing that the film based on it is nominated tonight at the Oscars for Best International Feature, which is super cool and I just HAVE to see it now! 2w
Librarybelle I keep saying I really need to read this one! 😂 2w
LaraReads @Librarybelle well, it‘s a super quick read/listen, yet quite impactful. 2w
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AnneCecilie
Foster | Claire Keegan
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A young girl is driven by her father to some strangers, while her mother has another baby.

I don‘t want to write anything about this very slim book, other than it had me in tears by the end.

4th book for #MarvellousMarch and #MarchMadness @Andrew65 @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES
#2010 #192025 @Librarybelle

DieAReader 🥳🥳🥳 2w
Librarybelle So much love for this one! I really have to read this 2w
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TrishB
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Todays #bookmail

AmyG 🙌🏻 3w
KarenUK Loved Foster! So so lovely…. 3w
BarbaraBB Great haul! I loved Foster too and can‘t wait to purchase Birnam Wood! 3w
Cathythoughts Ooooh ! Nice ♥️♥️ 3w
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sisilia
Foster | Claire Keegan
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5⭐️ This has similar ambience as Small Things Like These, but I have so much more affection for this short story about a foster girl. Oh, it also has the most friendly wake scene I‘ve ever read. What a gem! A super thin book, I finished this during my commute… and it made me very softie at work today 🥰

SamAnne Read this last week and now want to read all of Keegan‘s work. 3w
sisilia @SamAnne Same here 😃 3w
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IndoorDame
Foster | Claire Keegan
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At least once a year I try my hand at writing a #bookreport and #weeklyforecast but never seem to keep up the habit for long, still, hope spring eternal so here I am again :)

The tagged book was my hi light of the week!!!

And I know this graphic looks out of control, but most of the started and ongoing books are buddy reads that I‘ll be reading slowly all month or even all year

@Cinfhen

Cinfhen Agree, Foster was great 😊 and I love that you pop in when you can❣️❣️❣️ 3w
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Suet624
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Was it the Irish lilt of the narrator that made this short tale so beautiful? Was it the matter of fact descriptions of the setting that made me love this? Was it the deceptively simple tale that won me over? In 90 minutes I was pulled so deeply into this story and its outcome. I wish I knew how Keegan does it but she brings me quickly and deeply into a world she has created.

IndoorDame Same! I‘m ready to read anything she wants to write next 3w
Tamra Let‘s hope she becomes prolific! 3w
sarahbarnes I can‘t wait to read this! 3w
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Suet624 @IndoorDame Absolutely!!!
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Suet624 @sarahbarnes I look forward to hearing what you think. Excited that you will get to experience it. It's so simple and yet.... 3w
Suet624 @Tamra I think I might be in love with her. :) 3w
Tamra @Suet624 who wouldn‘t be? 😍💜 3w
squirrelbrain I have this bookmarked on Scribd - love your review; it makes me want to listen even more! 3w
BarbaraBB Wonderful review 🤍 3w
sisilia I just finished this and I‘m still thinking abt it 3w
Suet624 @squirrelbrain I'm thinking of listening to it again. :) 3w
Suet624 @sisilia Me too. 3w
Suet624 @BarbaraBB Thank you! 3w
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SamAnne
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Beautiful. Spare. Perfectly told. Young girl from an impoverished family goes to live with distant relatives when her mother is pregnant again, relatives with a bit more means to care for and love her.

Ann_Reads I loved this book too! Well written stories can come in small packages. 3w
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IndoorDame
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Just perfect 😍

SamAnne I will finish this today. Loving it. 3w
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SamAnne
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Beginning first new read for March! #MarchMadness Really looking forward to this one.

Tamra I think you‘ll like this one! 💙 (edited) 3w
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Deblovestoread
Foster | Claire Keegan
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No 5🌟 reads for February. The Rabbit Hutch was close but Foster is my favorite of the two.

psalva May I ask where you got this graphic from? I have been considering doing a bracket for my reading and I‘m curious. 3w
CSeydel @psalva it‘s made by @chasjjlee 3w
CSeydel Link to chasjjlee's post on Litsy https://litsy.com/p/ZDhKRUE2VjdL 3w
psalva @CSeydel thank you! 3w
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KarenUK
Foster | Claire Keegan
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#pop23 #shortestbookontbr

Just so beautiful. Keegan writes so deceptively simply, yet each sentence has purpose, captures each act of kindness with a subtle emotional punch. The rural Irish setting gives this tale a timeless feel, and the young POV an innocence that is touching. Heartbreakingly human. @squirrelbrain @barbarabb @cortg @AshleyHoss820 @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @RaeLovesToRead @MissHel

BarbaraBB I loved this one too 🤍 1mo
squirrelbrain Great review - I‘m planning on reading this one soon. 1mo
Cortg Sounds good! I looked and my library only has ebook/eaudiobook availability, which might be why I haven‘t heard of it before ☺️ 1mo
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KarenUK @Cortg it‘s lovely in print, but a super short audio too…. Really worth the hour of your time…. I believe it was originally published as a story in the New Yorker before it was published in print. 1mo
KarenUK Aw thanks Helen…. I think you‘ll love it… @squirrelbrain And it was @BarbaraBB 5star review that prompted me to pick it up sooner rather than later! 💕 1mo
squirrelbrain Yes, it was @BarbaraBB who put it on my radar too! I have it on Scribd audio 1mo
BarbaraBB Thanks @KarenUK and @squirrelbrain for trusting my opinion. I hope you‘ll love it as much as Karen and I did, Helen! 1mo
Cortg Thanks! I‘ll have to download it! 1mo
Cortg I woke up to an NPR article this morning. Apparently Foster is a movie now. I‘m definitely living under a rock 🪨😆 4w
KarenUK @Cortg me too! No idea either!! 4w
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kspenmoll
Foster | Claire Keegan
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What can I add to all the positive reviews? Such a gem. #librarybook

jlhammar It really is. Absolutely loved it. 1mo
KathyWheeler I really liked Foster. 1mo
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RedHeadReader
Foster | Claire Keegan
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I loved this so much. So beautifully written. I teared up at the end.

jlhammar Me too. So good! 1mo
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Anna40
Foster | Claire Keegan
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An unnamed girl spends the summer with a couple whom she is related to but has never met.Why she is sent away is never revealed but the reader guesses it‘s for financial reasons.Throughout the summer the girl works side by side with the woman on the farm.Their chores are meticulously listed.The couple don‘t use her as a help,the work makes her part of the family,she experiences love,attention and care.Central themes are loss but mostly love.

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Ididsoidid
Foster | Claire Keegan
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I‘m so impressed again by how much Claire Keegan says in a short story. I thought Foster seemed more completed than Small Things Like These, and it‘s made me reflect more on the life experiences of friends. 7/10

SamAnne Just picked this up from the library. 2mo
Ididsoidid Enjoy, I recommend the film An Cailin Ciuin (if you can find it) as well! 1mo
sisilia I agree. This is better than Small Things 3w
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booksandsympathy
Foster | Claire Keegan

"I am in a spot where I can neither be what I always am nor turn into what I could be. "

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booksandsympathy
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Sitting outside starting this book. The Oscar nominated film An Cailín Ciúin (the Quiet Girl) which is the first ever Irish language film to be nominated is based on this short book, so I thought I'd read it.

Deblovestoread I did not know about film but am thrilled by the news. 2mo
Suet624 I didn‘t realize A Quiet Girl was this story! 3w
booksandsympathy @Suet624 I read an article about it, that's how I learned about the book. 3w
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Deblovestoread
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Like last year I am trying to up my nonfiction game and am doing a bracket for each. I read 3 memoirs in January with The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting slightly edging out the other two. Foster was my only 5 🌟 read in January.

Thank you @chasjjlee for sharing the graphic!

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Megabooks
Foster | Claire Keegan
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I have really enjoyed #AuldLangSpine the past four years, and thank you to @monalyisha for always giving me such great matches!! @Emilymdxn this year was no exception! The one I‘d most like to read on this list is Foster by Claire Keegan. Thanks for this great giveaway Alyisha! #AuldLangSpineGiveaway

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Deblovestoread
Foster | Claire Keegan
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#JanuaryWrapUp. 19 books with 1 DNF and 3 bingos First 5 🌟 read of 2023 is Foster.

4 - 4.75 🌟
The Diamond Eye
Jane and the Stillroom Maid

4🌟
Peach Blossom Spring
The Godmothers
The Corner That Held Them
The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting
Murder in Murray Hill
Disappearing Earth
Out of the Corner
Beyond the Wand
The Love Hypothesis
The Winter Ghosts

The rest were 3 to 3.5 🌟

A fantastic reading month! On to February…

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Fabulous month!!! 2mo
UwannaPublishme Wow! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
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JamieArc
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Keegan‘s books are different than any I have read. They contain multitudes: small but mighty, dealing with hard issues but somehow leave me feeling calm and peaceful. Characters who are every day people but have such depth to them. They are stories that stick with me. Foster is no different. I also appreciate some of her male characters - they aren‘t perfect but they are good. I hope there are many more small books to add to my Keegan collection.

JamieArc #ALS #AuldLangSpine @monalyisha I‘m so glad we traded Keegan books on our lists ❤️ 2mo
monalyisha I‘m happy this was a satisfying second read from her oeuvre! I haven‘t gotten to yours yet but still plan to. So much more goodness to come, I‘m sure! Thanks again for being my partner! 2mo
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Lindy
Foster | Claire Keegan
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A small girl spends the summer with childless relatives in rural Ireland. From that unprepossessing outline, Claire Keegan has crafted a perfect novella about family secrets and the acquisition of wisdom. Beautiful and haunting.

DrexEdit I just read somewhere (probably LitHub?) that they are making this into a movie. Can‘t wait to see that! 🍿 🍿 2mo
Lindy @DrexEdit I can imagine it would be great as a movie. 😁 2mo
booksandsympathy @DrexEdit they already made it and it's nominated for an Oscar. 2mo
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Lindy
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Friday Reads January 27 - Canada Reads; Giller Prize news; comics; audiobooks; Indigenous books

https://youtu.be/dTsHh7X923U

Singout I would do a buddy read of The Sentimentalists with you! 2mo
Lindy @Singout Thanks Sarah! Do you use the Voxer app? I find it convenient for buddy read discussion. Or, do you have an alternative suggestion? And we need to figure out a start date. I‘m excited! 2mo
Singout I just downloaded Voxer but have never used it. I‘m excited and can start listening any time…it‘s available right now. What next? My Voxer handle is also Singout. 2mo
Lindy @Singout Great! I will message you on Voxer. 2mo
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BarbaraBB
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Claire Keegan drafts her story so carefully and tenderly that I was pulled in from the start. A father drops his daughter at the farm of an aunt and uncle she hardly knows. She has no idea how long she will have to stay and is very scared. However from the first moments onwards the couple just show her love and tenderness. The girl learns about life, trust and grief. Keegan manages to do so in as few pages as possible. Perfection.
Thanks Cindy💖

squirrelbrain Ooh, good choice for the #52books23 prompt- I may have to use this one for the same prompt. 2mo
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BarbaraBB @squirrelbrain It‘s so good. You‘ll love it! 2mo
LeeRHarry @squirrelbrain ooh yes me too😊 2mo
TrishB Sounds great 👍🏻 2mo
sarahbarnes Beautiful review. 💙 I‘m excited to read this one and even more so now! 2mo
KarenUK So excited for this. 💕 2mo
Librarybelle I definitely need to read this! 2mo
Cinfhen So glad you loved it!!! 2mo
BarbaraBB @TrishB @sarahbarnes @LeeRHarry @KarenUK @Librarybelle It really is so good. In under 100 pages Keegan knows how to build a story so well. And it lingers on a long time afterward. Thanks again for choosing this one for me @Cinfhen ❤️ 2mo
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Cinfhen
Foster | Claire Keegan
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My library hold came in last night, so I thought I‘d spend my time packing & listening to this audio. Before I even selected which books to bring on my trip the audio was over. It‘s a tightly crafted story of family, kindness, grief and love. So poignant/ not a word wasted. Stunning narration. #52Books23 #Under200Pages

Cinfhen ❣️❣️❣️❣️Please note ❣️❣️❣️ added two more to our group @Lizpixie @DebbieGrillo 📚📚📚 2mo
TrishB I like the look of this one. 2mo
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Librarybelle I may have to check out this one! 2mo
rmaclean4 Loved this novella! 2mo
Cinfhen You WOULD LOVE this one @TrishB @Librarybelle but it‘s SUPER SHORT 2mo
Cinfhen Felt similar (in a good way)to her other novella @rmaclean4 2mo
squirrelbrain I‘ve had this bookmarked on Scribd for aaages and I know it will only take seconds (!) to read but…. 🤷‍♀️ 2mo
Megabooks This has been tempting me. Great review!! 2mo
BarbaraBB Lovely review. I just finished it and agree 💯 2mo
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MrsMalaprop
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Bought this on a whim last night. It was in the new fiction section, but I see it was first published in 2010.

I‘ve not read any other Claire Keegan and thought this novella might help me decide whether I want to read more.

I absolutely loved it. And I most definitely will seek out her others now. Any recommendations welcome…🤗

Cinfhen Gorgeous photo! I just started Foster on audio. I‘ve only read one other by Keegan and it‘s also stunning 2mo
Freespirit Yes Small Things Like These is brilliant ❤️ 2mo
Anna40 I first read a sample from one of Small things like these on Friday and loved it but all of her books are borrowed so had to place a hold on both my library account and Libby for her novels 2mo
Tamra Keegan is a fabulous writer! 2mo
Rissreads I loved small things like these too ♥️ 2mo
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BarbaraBB
Foster | Claire Keegan
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#WeeklyForecast 04/23

I am reading and cherishing Lucy at the Sea and listening to Babel on audio. I do have a copy too but the audio is very good and easy to listen to. Babel and Olga are for the #ToB23 and Foster I just want to read asap 😀

Cinfhen Sounds like a wonderful week!! Although I wasn‘t a fan 2mo
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen I haven‘t high hopes for it either 2mo
squirrelbrain I really liked Olga, although I listened to it on audio. I‘ve just started Babel too, on digital print and audio. Have a good week! 2mo
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kwmg40 Olga isn't as strong as some of the other #ToB2023 contenders I've read but I did enjoy the story a lot. 2mo
TrishB I‘ve been looking at Foster, will await your review. 2mo
youneverarrived I might go the audio route for Babel too! 2mo
Sophronisba Olga Dies Dreaming was one of my favorite books last year, and I am loving Babel so far. 2mo
ETALTON Olga Dies Dreaming and Babel are on my TBR for this year! So excited to read them. 2mo
BarbaraBB @squirrelbrain @kwmg40 @Sophronisba @ETALTON Love all your opinions and encouragement about the ToB books ❤️ very curious to see where I‘ll end up! 2mo
BarbaraBB @TrishB It is very short, I hope to finish it soon! 2mo
BarbaraBB @youneverarrived audio is really the way to go here I think 2mo
Megabooks 💕💕💕 Lucy 💕💕💕 Have a great week B! (edited) 2mo
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Shonab
Foster | Claire Keegan
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1. Loved this, beautifully written, simple but full of emotion. Scenes with food and eating particularly reminded me of my childhood, especially the Kimberley biscuits. 5/5

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steph_phanie
Foster | Claire Keegan
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A young girl is sent to live with distant relatives for the summer. The reason, it seems, is to help relieve some of her parents' burden for a time. During her stay with Mr. & Mrs. Kinsella, she discovers a life quite different from the one she is accustomed to back on her family's farm.

This story is about the power of love and tenderness, as well as how neglect and loss shape how we move through the world.

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Bookboss
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Book mail! I used my gift certificate to order this one! Small Things Like These was one of my favorites in 2022, so I am looking forward to this book!

Suet624 Can‘t wait to hear what you think of it. 3mo
Cathythoughts I love what David Mitchell thinks of it 👍🏻♥️ 2mo
jlhammar Great choice! It is absolutely wonderful. 2mo
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Twocougs
Foster | Claire Keegan
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What a jewel of a story. Claire Keegan writes so beautifully and takes you to the heart of her characters.

DimeryRene That blurb on the front!! 🥰 3mo
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Deblovestoread
Foster | Claire Keegan
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This is a little gem of a book. I am always impressed by well written novellas and authors who can pack a punch in a small book. #Pantone2023 #EmpireYellow #52books #under200pages

Librarybelle Completely agree…I think it takes a special skill to create a story that fits perfectly in novella form 3mo
squirrelbrain I have this bookmarked on Scribd, and really want to get to it soon. 3mo
BarbaraBB I want to read this one too. 3mo
Clwojick Woohoo! Way to go! 3mo
bthegood stacked - thank you for review - 🙂 3mo
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Kazzie
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Claire Keegan says so much in what she doesn‘t say. Shades of Anne of Green Gables. The love between adoptive parents and children. How kindness makes all the difference, especially for those who have not experienced it

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GerardtheBookworm
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A beautiful, moving novella told from an unnamed narrator who is sent to br fostered by a childless couple in the Irish countryside. Written in haunting prose and captures the meaning of familial love, this is a radiant portrait of the human experience.

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rmaclean4
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5 🌟. Loved this short story! Claire Keegan can set a location in such a clear and efficient way. I found this read very effective. Highly recommend!

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Tamra
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With Keegan, each and every word matters.

My favorite kind of writing, so very carefully and well crafted. In this respect she reminds me of another favorite author, Carys Davies.

Ann_Reads Well said! This is such a well crafted story. 3mo
JamieArc This is one I look forward to very much in the new year. 3mo
jlhammar Such a wonderful story and completely agree about her writing. Great review! This is for sure among my top reads of the year. 3mo
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Cathythoughts Lovely review ❤️ 3mo
Tamra @Cathythoughts 😘 Have you read it yet? 3mo
Tamra @jlhammar thank you! I love her work! 3mo
Tamra @JamieArc I think you are going to enjoy too! (edited) 3mo
Tamra @Ann_Reads I love tight writing like Keegan‘s! 3mo
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TheKidUpstairs
Foster | Claire Keegan
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A beautiful, quiet story about finding family in unexpected moments. A slice of life with a gentle love at its core.

Patchshank I keep seeing this book. Ive been curious about it 3mo
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underground_bks
Foster | Claire Keegan
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What Keegan does best—a story so simple and understated and yet so achingly beautiful and exquisitely tender. In Foster, a girl is sent to live with distant relations and finds a home she never knew before.

SamAnne Can‘t wait to read this one. 4mo
underground_bks @SamAnne I look forward to hearing your thoughts! 4mo
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Floresj
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Short story set in Ireland of a girl who stays with a family for a brief period of time. Wonderfully written, poignant, and plot moves at a perfect short story clip.

BookBabe Sounds good! 🙌🏻 4mo
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monalyisha
Foster | Claire Keegan
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Through participation in the daily rituals of life in the Irish countryside, a young girl comes to know what it is to be cherished. A small, quiet book; the mundane is sacred between its pages. This was the perfect first taste of Claire Keegan‘s writing. I‘m so eager to read more.

jlhammar Wonderful review! I loved this one so much. And Small Things Like These. And Walk the Blue Fields. Keegan is amazing. Now I just have Antarctica left. Look forward to reading that in the year ahead. 4mo
Tamra Keegan is fabulous! 4mo
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Addison_Reads
Foster | Claire Keegan
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#NetGalley

Claire Keegan may write books with few pages but I promise you that the content, and the power behind her words are far more expansive.

This is a beautiful story about love, about loss, and about being kind to those around you. Keegan's writing reminds me that there is still good in humans. 💚

BarbaraBB I‘ve been meaning to read this one too since reading the tagged one. Thanks for the thumbs up! 7mo
jlhammar I loved this so much. Keegan is amazing. One of my favorites this year. 7mo
Addison_Reads @BarbaraBB I read Small Things and loved it too. I hope you enjoy this one. @jlhammar I agree, Keegan is amazing. 7mo
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ll be reading more of Keegan because I loved Small Things Like These. 7mo
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