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Priory of the Orange Tree
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
The New York Times bestselling "epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of Game of Thrones" (Bustle).A world divided.A queendom without an heir.An ancient enemy awakens.The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction--but assassins are getting closer to her door. Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magic.Across the dark sea, Tan has trained all her life to be a dragonrider, but is forced to make a choice that could see her life unravel.Meanwhile, the divided East and West refuse to parley, and forces of chaos are rising from their sleep.
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Bookfan1414
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I am just as surprised as you that I finished this book this quick. I did take a break for 2.5 hours but it called me back. It was truly beautiful. 😊☺️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Bookfan1414
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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Did I get sick and tired of waiting for this book to be available at my library? Yes. Did I buy it and the entire Poppy Wars series out of impatient spite? Yes. In my defense, they weren‘t gonna be available for nearly three months. I haven‘t the patience for that nonsense.

ozma.of.oz Ain‘t nobody got time for that! 🤣 5mo
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Airykah13
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These are the books I plan on reading next month. Just wanted to post before 12/1 so I could get some early bird points for #wintergames2021 😂

#mistletoemaniacs

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rachelsbrittain
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Thank you so do much @BookishMarginalia !! I love my #FallingForFallSwap so much! Priory of the Orange Tree and Black Sun have been on my TBR for a while and the cozy mysteries look really fun! And the autumn craft kits were such a fun addition! I feel wonderfully spoiled and this was such a nice treat today. Thank you, thank you! 💛

@Avanders

BookishMarginalia I‘m glad! Enjoy! 9mo
Avanders Wow!! 🤯🤩😍🍁🍂🧡 9mo
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DinoMom
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Thank you! @Avanders I love everything about the #fallingforfallswap you sent me. Can‘t wait to read those books. That blanket is so SOFT! I opened the box this morning and then hopped into the shower, when I came out my son and cat had already curled themselves up in it! My son has also claimed the hot cocoa! I wore of the pairs of socks today and the candle smells divine! Love it all!

Happy Fall Y‘all 🍁🍂🎃

Avanders Yay!! I‘m glad you liked everything! (Well — the cocoa was the item that I accidentally sent…. But I‘m glad it will go to good use!!) 🧡🍁🍂♥️♥️♥️ 9mo
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Astroneman
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Ast_Arslan
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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I am posting one book per day from my to-be-read collection. No description and providing no reason for wanting to read it. Some will be old, some will be new - don't judge me, I have a lot of books.

Day 118th

Join the fun if you want!

#tbrpile

JazzFeathers Ahhh! L'ho comprato anch'io, convinta da tutte le cose belle che ho letto qui su Litsy 😜 È ancora TBR, però. 10mo
Ast_Arslan @JazzFeathers è celebrato ovunque, sono curiosa di iniziarlo 😂 10mo
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Ast_Arslan
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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My birthday will be on Tuesday, these are the gift by my sister 🤩❤
One should be the tagged book, the other one I guess is Middlegame but I will find out only on the 17th 🥲😆

MayJasper Happy birthday for Tuesday! 10mo
Ast_Arslan @MayJasper thank you so much! ❤❤ 10mo
MayJasper A birthday that includes books has got to be a good one 😊 10mo
Ast_Arslan @MayJasper oh well I already had 4 books for my bday... I really hope to get some more 😂😅 10mo
MayJasper Good for you! 10mo
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Branwen
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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Happy National Book Lover's Day, dear littens! 🎉📚💕🎉📚💕🎉📚💕🎉 It feels like a day just for us! 😁 In honor of the day, I decided to feature my top five favorite books of all time!

⭐Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
⭐The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
⭐The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Aaron
⭐Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
⭐Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

I hope everyone has a very bookish day! #Nationalbookloversday

julesG Great picture. Shelf envy. 😁 11mo
RaeLovesToRead Love shadow of the wind & cloud atlas! 🥰 11mo
Tamra My husband liked Cloud Atlas! I think it was made into a film too. 11mo
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BookDadGirlDad That's a whole lot of book your holding!!! I'm seeing plenty of challenges in that stack. Books that thick intrigue me. 11mo
ValerieAndBooks I‘ve read Shadow of the Wind twice! Really need to read the sequels but want to reread Shadow one more time first. 11mo
Caz1 Some absolutely wonderful books there !!! I love them all 7mo
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bnwalker18
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Just finished Crooked Kingdom, now to start on this monster

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sparrowssavvy
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This book was incredible! I kept seeing so much hype, and it totally lived up to it.
The world building was incredible with a well thought out history. Every character just came to life and really developed throughout this epic tale. The world truly came alive for me. The author did such a good job utilizing all the great locations she created, and the pacing was excellent. Everything just came together so well.

BrittanyReads Beautiful photo 1y
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Avanders
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Ooooh thank you @TheAromaofBooks for such a wonderful #HappilyEverAfterSwap pkg!!! 💜🤍💗 I 💕 everything!! I love that copy of Daddy Long Legs 😍 & excited to read the other 2 too! And of course that we sent each other coasters & candles 🥰🥰🥰 But also, I looove the scents you chose! The cocoas are perfect & I 💕 the cat bookmark & travel holder too! Everything is 💜💜💜 Thank you!!!

Thank you @Chrissyreadit for hosting such a fun swap! 😘😘

Avanders Sorry my pic is so busy — chasing after toddler all dat today hasn‘t left me time to make a space for a decent pic. If I get a chance, I‘ll replace at some point 😁 1y
Chrissyreadit That a beautiful picture! Full of beautiful things! 😍
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!! I'm so glad you like everything!! And there's something about Daddy-Long-Legs... it just deserves to be read in an old hardcover edition!! If you at all like it, I definitely recommend reading the sequel, Dear Enemy, which I honestly love even more haha 1y
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Shemac77 I dream about the Land O‘ Lakes raspberry hot chocolate! 1y
Avanders @TheAromaofBooks good to know about the sequel! Also, this book is over 100 years old - I love that!! 🥰 1y
Avanders @Shemac77 it‘s one of their flavors I‘ve never tried — can‘t wait!! 1y
Avanders @Chrissyreadit 😘😘 Also - I rec‘d your amazing pkg - will post soon!! 🤗😘 1y
Shemac77 You‘re going to love it! Well, I think you will. Let me know when you try it! 1y
Avanders @Shemac77 I tried it! It was so yummy — gives it a nice, rich, thick flavor and texture 😊😊 1y
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cozypunk
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😻 my cats accept your tribute 😽

Thank you @BookBosomed1 for the #HappilyEverAfterSwap care package. I love it and I'm not the only one. @Chrissyreadit

BookBosomed1 Yea!!! 1y
Chrissyreadit Yay!!! 1y
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MargaretPinardAuthor
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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Yes there is magic in the world.
Still reading Priory... each scene is so tight as to be surgically taut but I find it leaves little room for heartwarming moments...
What is the general consensus in this one? I‘m angling toward 4 stars, 75% through...

Laughterhp This was one of my favorite reads of 2019. I keep asking for readalikes to it and haven‘t found one yet. 1y
MargaretPinardAuthor @Laughterhp ooh that‘s a hard one...have you tried other @say_shannon books? 1y
Laughterhp I haven‘t but the Bone Season is on my list. 1y
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sparrowssavvy
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I like to have multiple books on the go at once. These are my current reads, plus a few books on audible. Do you read more than one book at once or just focus on one book?

BooksCoffeeNurse This picture is so cool! I love the steamy beverage. 😁 I like to read only one book at a time; however, it usually doesn‘t work out that way. Haha! 1y
sparrowssavvy @BooksCoffeeNurse thank you! I purposefully was aiming to get the steam in there! 1y
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Pogue
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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This is my TBR pile for the year. Not show is the tagged book, also Leviathan Wakes is missing. Not included are the books for my IRL book club and the #CBBC books.

TheKidUpstairs I hope you enjoy the Broken Earth trilogy! 1y
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DakotaWilde
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I was wildly unprepared for how massive and heavy this book is 🤣.

thegirlwiththelibrarybag I read this one as a library ebook ✌️and even though the app makes the page numbers make no sense at all - I don‘t think I‘d have gotten through it so fast if I‘d been holding a physical copy... 2y
Mrs_B Someone recommended this to me then I saw the size of it and was not ready for that kind of commitment. 😂 Good luck! 2y
aa_guer2021 I flew through it, despite the size! But I can‘t put down a chunkier! Enjoy! ❤️ 2y
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GeekGirlOnAQuest
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Pickpick

There is so much I love about this book - especially the female-centered societies and high fantasy world-building. I had put it off for a while due to its length, but it is a fast read and I didn‘t want it to end. My biggest criticism is there could have been so much more. The beginning has so much detail but then it seems to skip over so much toward the end. Still a recommended read though!

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Rambo_Reads
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Great traditional fantasy of good vs evil. Great characters.
I only wish it was maybe a trilogy? Would have loved certain things to be expanded on eg.the whole Yscalin situation is a bit ignored & I‘dve enjoyed more time with Tane getting to know her dragon (maybe a mission with the sea guard before things go wrong). It felt like some important stuff happened offscreen. This reads like I‘m giving a bad review but I genuinely just wanted more!

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sparrowssavvy
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So excited to read these new books that just came in

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CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian
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While I was on vacation camping I picked up two #QueerBooks I've been desperately wanting to read since forever at this cute little indie bookshop in Tofino called Mermaid Tales 🧜‍♀️📖

TheShaggyShepherd I‘ve been wanting to buy Priory for a while now! 2y
CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian @TheShaggyShepherd It is gigantic in person! I knew it was long but I wasn't quite expecting that! 2y
Kenyazero Indie bookstores are the best! Especially when you find great queer reads! Or, as a runner up, local books 🥰 2y
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TheShaggyShepherd @CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian I think that‘s why I‘ve been so hesitant. Haha 2y
SW-T Indie stores are the best! 🥰 Read Priory and loved it. Happy reading to you! 😄 2y
CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian @SW-T thank you! 😊 2y
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Becker
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It‘s a beast of a book but it reads pretty fast. Lots of characters 🐲

Reecaspieces I have this on audible. Looking at everyone‘s posts...I am wondering if audible is the best format??? 2y
Becker @Reecaspieces There are a lot of characters. There is a list in the back of the book that I have to refer to constantly. I don‘t think I could keep it straight on audio. It is quite challenging even in print. 2y
Reecaspieces @Becker thanks for the info!! 2y
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Hufflepuffle
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Catching up on this weeks #SummerFunBucketList ☀️

Top left is my TBR stack #ReadingLater 📚

Top right is my currently reading/waiting to be finished stack including the tagged book on audio and Property of a Lady by Sarah Rayne on my library app #ReadingNow 📖

Bottom right is my #ReadingRainbow 🌈

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Nerdy_Bookworm
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon

I'm absolutely loving this novel! I can see why a lot of people have been hyping it up!

DrexEdit I love the cover on this book. That was what first caught my eye about it! 😍 2y
Nerdy_Bookworm @DrexEdit The cover is gorgeous! I fell in love with it when I first saw it! 😊 2y
NeedsMoreBooks Loved this! 2y
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Branwen
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#top6reads

Here are my top six (actually eight because I couldn't narrow it down further!😁) books of the year so far! Mostly sci fi and fantasy because they're my favorite genres! 💕📚

You know what's really cool? 4 out of the 8 of these books have LGBTQ protagonists! 😍🏳️‍🌈💖

I wasn't tagged...I just really wanted to play! 😂🤣 Do you want to play also, @Meaw_catlady @DaveGreen7777 What are your top six favorite books of the year?

DaveGreen7777 All those covers are so lovely! 😍🤩 Thank you for the tag, Becky! 😁 2y
Branwen @DaveGreen7777 You're most welcome! I'm super curious to see which books you choose! 😀📚💕 2y
Meaw_catlady Ooh so lovely !!! I‘ll have to think!!! Thanks for the tag! 🖤 2y
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rsteve388
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What a wonder and magnificent story! A wonderful standalone fantasy that has all aspects of a well done fantasy world, dragons magic strong female leads. It was a great read.

Ead and Tane, are the two heroines of this story and they are both so we'll written that at times you are cheering for both and at others your wondering what they are doing as the plat develops. Samantha Shannon is a wonderful writer!

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TheBookBurrowKeeper
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It finally arrived! I cannot wait to start reading this chunky book! 🥰

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Kimberlone
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Due to traveling, I have been a bit behind on the #ReadYourSign event, but I am home now and getting back into my normal routine. This is my most anticipated read for this month. It should fit a couple of prompts for #Scorpio. I don‘t have a specific #TBR for this challenge, so I am going to wing it and just try to pick books that will fit for the various prompts.

Clwojick I‘ve been winging it too, and it‘s been going pretty well so far! The only one that I really had to look into was a book published the year I was born. 2y
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rsteve388
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon

The first 52 pages of this book are wonderful. I think I am gonna thoroughly like this book. I am struggling with how to pronounce names and various words. #BuddyRead

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Hidie
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Sometimes, you just need new books....

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shaynarae
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This was the best high fantasy I‘ve read in a very long time! Definitely best of the last decade or more. Dragons, badass female protagonists, an epic that wraps up in ONE BOOK! It took me about 75 pages to get used to who was who and where and what was going on, but once I figured it out, I was hooked. If you like fantasy, pick this up! It‘s a tome, but worth it. Step aside, Brandon Sanderson. Give me Samantha Shannon all day.

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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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Didn't get as much reading in as I would have like for my first day of #24B4Monday. But I'm caught up with my #PotterADay and I made some good progress with The Priory of the Orange Tree.

Tomorrow I'll do better.

@jb72 @Andrew65 @SumisBooks

Andrew65 Four hours is a good start! 2y
jb72 Great job! 2y
Buechersuechtling After four hours of reading on one single day, there is absolutely no need to hide your light under a bushel‼️ That‘s roughly half a day, so if you ask me, everything is alright with that. 😃 (edited) 2y
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Enchanted_Bibliophile @Buechersuechtling ☺️ Thanks! Sometimes I get caught in everyone reading 20 books a month; and I forget that I'm doing more than okay for someone suffering from dyslexia. 2y
Buechersuechtling @Enchanted_Bibliophile I don‘t want to stick my nose into things that are not my business, but if you allow me to say that: You‘re doing quite the right thing not to compare yourself too much with others but follow your own steps in your own pace. Additionally, at least for most of us, and I hope for you, too, reading is a hobby and no obligation. That said, it is completely unnecessary to peek over to often to see how much others read. 🤗 2y
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shanaqui
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon

Finally going to get back to this because me and my Beeminder coworkers are going to read it as a book club! We've always been remote workers, but it's still nice to think of extra stuff to bring us together.

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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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Hoping to finish this one before the next #FirstLineFridays
Absolutely everything is turned on its head right now, so I'm eager to see how it will all play out .

@ShyBookOwl

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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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🌻I'm still on holiday so I'm wonderfully rested and feeling excellent in all areas of my life right now.
🌻Fantasy - it gets me out of this world into some place awesome
🌻Sun, surf and books... Holidays make everything better

#ThoughtfulThursday @MoonWitch94

MoonWitch94 Do you like this book??? It‘s on my tbr list & I have heard mixed reviews. 2y
Enchanted_Bibliophile @MoonWitch94 I'm only 25% in, but so far I'm enjoying it. I'm loving most of the MC's and the story is now starting to take shape. Will definitely post a review once I'm finished. But I'm not rushing to get there. I'm enjoying the ride. 2y
MoonWitch94 @Enchanted_Bibliophile Thank you!!! 🌷🦋🌸📚 2y
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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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1️⃣ Priory of the Orange Tree & Monster of Men
2️⃣ Nope
3️⃣ 2 GSD's [Blake (top) Kitana (bottom)] and 1cat [Bacardi] #PetsOfLitsy

#weekendreads
@rachelsbrittain

rachelsbrittain Precious pets! And I love the kitty just peeking out 😂😍 2y
Enchanted_Bibliophile @rachelsbrittain She's not all that into photo-op's 😉 I do love them all 💕 2y
Erofan Cities 😺🐶🐶 2y
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Enchanted_Bibliophile
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I went looking for an e-copy of The Priory of the Orange Tree, because this chunkster is killing my wrists (reading it for my March #BookSpin)
And accidentally added House of Earth and Blood and Kingdom of Black to my shopping cart before check out.😜🤭

julesG Worse things have happened. 😉 2y
MoonWitch94 Those are the BEST accidents. 2y
Eggbeater Books accidentally fall into my cart all of the time! 2y
Enchanted_Bibliophile Only trouble now is I want to read them all. 2y
Butterfinger Funny!!! 2y
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cleoh
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I realized that if I actually want to be able to get rid of the books I‘ve collected in the last two months before I move at the end of April, I might need to start reading them 😂 starting this behemoth today and hoping it keeps my attention more than last time! #currentlyreading

TracyReadsBooks I liked (mostly) but didn‘t love this book and have reluctantly decided Shannon‘s writing isn‘t for me. Hopefully you have better luck with it! 2y
cleoh @TracyReadsBooks that‘s too bad! I‘ve heard amazing things about her other series too, so I think even if this one doesn‘t work for me I‘ll try the first book and then make a decision. From what I‘ve read of Priory, Shannon has a very particular style and I can see how it wouldn‘t work for everyone! 2y
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Branwen
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I love this book SO MUCH. I read it sparingly because I know that I'm going to be devastated when it's over! 800 pages of dragons, politics, magic, badass female characters, and a fantastic f/f romance. It literally hits all my fantasy loving buttons! 😍💕📚 And as much as I love a long fantasy series, sometimes it's refreshing to read just one big ass stand alone fantasy novel! #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #moukou

Meaw_catlady Ugh I need this book! 2y
Branwen @Meaw_catlady Yes, you do! 💕 It is such a feminist fantasy powerhouse! And so much awesome queerness! Honestly, if you read only one book this year it should be this one! 😁📚 2y
Meaw_catlady @Branwen well with that review I cannot say no!!! 2y
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Branwen @Meaw_catlady 😁👍📚💕 2y
Catherine_Willoughby Beautiful cover 2y
Branwen @Catherine_Willoughby It really is!😍 2y
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Vinjii
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I‘m really loving this fantasy read.

LazyOwl I keep seeing this come up and keep nearly purchasing, but trying to not buy new books due to my MountTBR 2y
Bette ❤️🐶👍 2y
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cleoh
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Thank you to everyone for the birthday wishes 🥰 I had a lovely day and am feeling very loved! These are a few of my presents to myself 😍

QuietlyLaura Happy Birthday! 💕📚🎉 2y
cleoh @QuietlyLaura thank you!!! 2y
Scochrane26 I loved Catwoman 2y
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Texreader Oooh! Happy birthday and great 📚 haul! 🎂 🎁 2y
cleoh @Scochrane26 I‘m excited to read it! I snagged a signed copy from Litjoy 😍 2y
cleoh @Texreader thank you! I was super excited to find Priory for $10! 2y
youneverarrived Happy Birthday 🥳 2y
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Nessavamusic
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1. Tagged and listening to The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski (the first Witcher book)
2. Recent fav: Get a Life Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert. All time favs: The Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, The Bride by Julie Garwood
3. I gave a stack away including American Dreamer by Adriana Herrera
#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

ChasingOm I just finished Chloe Brown yesterday and it was just as great as everyone has been saying. ❤️ 2y
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Memodeth
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oh the endless tbr...

Booktube:
youtube.com/c/memodeth

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aartichapati
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon

I am 300 pages into this one and losing steam (with another 600 pages to go!) I feel like I should be far more moved by some of these character deaths and these tense scenes, but I really am not. For those who enjoyed it - did you love it the whole way through, or was there a tipping point? For those who didn‘t enjoy it - do you feel the same way? Did it improve at all?

sudi I enjoyed it, only because the story finally made sense towards the end. But yeah, the first half is stretched way too much, but the 2nd half was only a little better. To be honest, if Ead is one of your favorite characters then you should consider sticking with it, otherwise don't feel guilty about bailing on this one. 2y
aartichapati @sudi thank you, that is very helpful! I set it aside for now. I was expecting more dragons :) 2y
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Nessavamusic
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1. Soooo long
2. American Dreamer by Adriana Herrera
3. Very excited to read tagged for a book club!
4. 🥰
#friyayintro @4thhouseontheleft @howjessreads

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Caffeinated_Reader
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All 130 of books I read this year 😅 I really do feel like I should get at least a ribbon lmao all the ones stacked in the back got 5 stars or no less than 4 stars. The ones laid down in front of those are all the graphic novels I read this year and the 10 laid down in front of those ones are my top ten picks of the entire year! (Continues in comments)

Caffeinated_Reader It was so hard to pick just ten and I wanted to include every book I read by V. E. Schwab and Leigh Bardugo but I kept it to one per genre for them lmfao (nerd jokes).
Then the ones to the right in the very front are my lowest rated books. They got 2 stars or less. I don‘t recommend those at all,
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Caffeinated_Reader if you want to know why go find my reviews on goodreads lol the books on the right behind the lowest ranking are just my book of the month books that I read and they all got 4/5 star love from me, I just didn‘t want to put them on top of the rest and make it all collapse. I tried to put them all on one bookshelf but they didn‘t fit they were enough for one and more than a half of another but 2y
Caffeinated_Reader to me this looks more impressive so here we are. My goal was to read book series, give graphic novels a try, and to read 90 books for the year. Check, check, and definitely check check! If you made it to reading all of this than YOU should get a ribbon too hehe next years goal will be to read 140 books, more sci-fi, and more “smart people” books lol so yay! Looking forward to starting all over at 1 tomorrow 😰😭😭😭😭😭 💀 lol 2y
Melismatic 🤯🥰😍 2y
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Caroline_Roberts
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Pickpick

Best high fantasy book I've ever read, hands down. Fantastic world-building with great characters and a compelling narrative. Do yourself a favor and read it ASAP. I really hope Shannon will write more about this world!

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aartichapati
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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Just bought this behemoth because winter is my season for epic fantasy reads! Though I admit that the size of this one does intimidate me (it‘s even longer than the Hamilton biography! 😱) That said, I love that the whole story is in one book - often hard to find in fantasy!

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Ubookquitous
Priory of the Orange Tree | Samantha Shannon
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Strong female characters, diverse, interesting world, excellent story, and talking dragons. Can‘t ask for much more. Shannon has become one of my favorite world-builders and story-tellers. 2019 no. 15