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Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Pigpen_Reads
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Finished my #bookspin pick for November. I really enjoy stories about fanfiction and of course happily ever afters. This was funny, relatable, dramatic, and so good. One of the best rom-coms I've read.

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 5d
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Pigpen_Reads
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Spoiler Alert is my #bookspin and This Love Hurts is my #doublespin. I'm so happy to be participating this month! I hope I can finish Spoiler Alert, I'm having a hard time getting into it. I think I have a #bookhangover

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Kdgordon88
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Ryan! I love, love, love everything about your gifts! I loved that each had a note and I can‘t wait to read the books. I am super duper in love with my book sleeve, hugger and my most favorite of all time tote bag. The book and cat fabric is the best! Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness!

Thank you @Avanders for hosting! Happy Fall! 🍁

LibrarianRyan I forgot today was open day. Yeah!!!! I'm glad you like it all.

Sorry for the napkin wrapping. Lots of swaps will be getting similar later this month.,
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Kdgordon88 I thought the napkin wrapping was ingenious! And I may steal the idea. 😊 2mo
Avanders Awesome!! 😍😍🍂🍁🧡 2mo
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bookandbedandtea
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Pickpick

As someone who: occasionally gets obsessed with Fandom; does not fit society's definition of appropriate weight; and wishes I had learned to love myself (and demand respect for myself) as a young woman I loved this. I liked both April and Marcus and I was pulling for them, individually and together. I'll read more by this author.

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xicanti
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Return six books; borrow sixteen. (Well, fifteen and a movie.) That‘s how this library thing works, right?

humouress Yup. Got it in one 3mo
xicanti @humouress I knew it! 3mo
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emmaturi
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Pickpick

This was a fun romantic comedy, it is set in the world of fanfiction. April is a fan of the hit TV show Gods of the Gates and ends up going out on a date with her celebrity crush Marcus. It is also a bit steamy as well.

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emmaturi
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One of my #currentreads and enjoying the sunshine too!

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KimmyM
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Mehso-so

3⭐ I really liked this at first, but as it went on I began to lose interest, and it was a bit of a struggle for me to finish. I liked it, generally, but while the fandom aspect was so interesting to me, I didn‘t care for the fanfic excerpts and found them distracting and confusing.
The romance was cute and I liked the chemistry between Marcus and April, but I guess I just wasn‘t feeling all that invested in this one by the end.

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booklover3258
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Bailedbailed

My review of this book can be found on my YouTube Vlog at:

https://youtu.be/omjyNLhI_G0

Enjoy!

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Auntynanny
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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I read this to fulfill Bookriot's Read Harder challenge task: Read a fat-positive romance. It was quite good, but maybe not the best book to listen to on audio, as I ended up listening to sex scenes while I was grocery shopping 😅

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SeaToSkyes
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My update for week two of #LittenListen ! I had 62 points this week, not counting the emoji game. Waiting to hear my results from that! Spoiler Alert was SO GOOD. I have the second book from the series to read on #NetGalley so I can't wait!

aperfectmjk I've got you down for 332 points this week. 👍 5mo
SeaToSkyes @aperfectmjk thank you!! 5mo
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WonderlandMind
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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This had such a great concept but the writing fell flat, the chemistry seemed not only unrealistic but also not believable. The story seemed to flow too smoothly for the challenges this couple would have faced.

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effani
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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I wouldn't normally put my fanfic consumption on litsy, but since it's a #ReadHarder2021 task I'll mention that I read “The Act of Creation Will Be Your Salvation,“ by Scifigrl47. It's Iron Man fanfic, and I don't even like Iron Man, but I do like stories that make me feel emotional about robots, and this delivers that in spades. Recommended; check it out at https://archiveofourown.org/works/401961.

effani For lack of a better option, tagging a book about fanfic! 7mo
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khooliha
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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I'm not saying a pre-requisite for a good book is my ability to read it in 2 days, but after bailing on 2 slogs it doesn't fucking hurt! Liked this book a lot, liked April and Marcus, liked the deft interweaving of the various text threads, chat logs, and fanatic. If there's not pegging in the next book then I have been sold a bill of goods.

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khooliha
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade

Lotta bad parents in this book! I would offer to fight these parents if these characters were my friends!

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khooliha
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Don't care if my bounce back book is obvious! I wanna have some fun!

AkashaVampie I really need to read this. 7mo
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Larkken
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Pickpick

A sweet fat positive (#readerharder2021) romance where an apparently vapid but pretty actor on a GoT-ish fantasy tv show somehow gets involved with the fanfic scene and then starts to date one of his fellow fanfic writers. She doesn‘t know she knew him as a fanfic writer... and thus shenanigans. I enjoyed the way this book dealt with fanfic, and the GoT snark, but found the plot and the general misery of the characters to be overly manufactured.

Larkken also #popsugar2021 discusses body positivity 7mo
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Clare-Dragonfly
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Bailedbailed

I signed up for a cute, fluffy fannish romance, not a dragged-out situation with one character keeping important information from the other.

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keys_on_fire
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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I have my book/film/tv show obsessions that I am sometimes embarrassed to admit, so this book was so satisfying to that piece of me. I am also a curvy woman who has struggled through two serious relationships where I didn‘t feel loved because of my weight. So much that I identified with here. BUT, I docked a full star because of, IMO, unnecessary use of the F word.
#deweys24HourReadathon
#booklyreadathon

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effani
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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This book is a love letter to fandom. The best parts was the synopses of and excerpts from the bad movies that Marcus had been in before. It's a bit heavy on the wish fulfillment for my taste, and I never love books where the whole plot hinges on the characters keeping secrets from each other, but it was still a lot of fun.

#ReadHarder2021: a fat-positive romance.

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brandierickson
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Pickpick

It‘s not often I finish a book in one sitting these days but I loved this!! Sweet and sexy and made fun of Game of Thrones — what else do you need?

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BookishGirl06
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Mehso-so

It was ok. I like the body positivity in it but it didn‘t really connect to well with me for some reason.

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effani
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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I'm 25% of the way into this book and have two comments so far:

1. Maybe I should have reread the Aeneid first?
2. I wasn't planning on doing the fanfic category for #ReadHarder 2021 yet, but I might have to take a detour.

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Megnogged
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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One of the best contemporary romances I‘ve ever read. Body positivity, dyslexia, fandoms, science, incredible journeys with self realization and being utterly comfortable in one‘s own skin, friendship, romance, literal laugh out loud moments, and steamy sex scenes, all seamlessly woven together into a lovely and fun story I had a hard time putting down. I loved almost every character, even the secondary ones...they all just felt so real. 🤗😍

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BookishGirl06
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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So far I feel kinda eh towards this , but I think I‘ll end up finishing it.

BookInMyHands Really?! I think it was my favorite romance I read last year. To each their own! 8mo
ShelleyBooksie I was eh as well. Dnf'd for now. 8mo
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AFrostCauseReads
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Mehso-so

I don‘t normally read romance, but a body positive one with fantasy TV show fanfiction writing, cosplaying, and a convention?? Yeah okay, I‘ll try it.

I found this to be very... dramatic. All the nerdy stuff was great, definitely GoT vibes with all the last season flop commentary, but the love drama felt artificial. I get the story has to keep the reader invested in the couple, so maybe this was normal and romance fiction just isn‘t for me?

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CorLie
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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This was lovely and the short passages between chapters were hilarious.
Perfect nice easy read.
#ReadHarder #ReadHarder2021 - a fat-positive romance

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BookishGirl06
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Just started this and interesting so far

ShelleyBooksie Trying to get i to this one and I cannot seem to. 8mo
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Lauren_reading
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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This book was like a fine wine - it got better with each chapter and by the end I wanted more and more!

It started off slow for me, maybe because I have no knowledge of the fanfic community and I don‘t like big secrets (it stresses me out)But I grew to love Marcus and April.I quickly fell in love with the fanfic in the book and how April and Marcus tried to communicate, but still made mistakes.Then they learned from them and it made me so happy.

Liatrek Great review🙂 I loved this book ❤️ 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty 💛💛 9mo
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Liatrek
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ this book gave me all the feels🥰 April a lovely plus size geologist and Marcus a handsome movie star with dyslexia are both beautifully written characters with amazing chemistry. I loved the not so subtle digs at the fictional TV show obviously modeled after Game of Thrones finale season disaster. This book was sweet, fun and full of heart. I can‘t wait to read the next book in the series.

ScientistSam I 💖 this one! 9mo
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ThePageantHam
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Current Reads 📚
I'm always reading at least a few books simultaneously, but these days I'm really pushing it. I'll finish some of these this month. Which ones is anyone's guess. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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sb3626
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Nice, easy read for a Sunday morning!

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ScientistSam
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I heard a lot of good things about this book, and they're all true. We have an adorable meet-cute, two characters who seem really human (and adult) even if the situation is a delightfully fictitious one, and a great nerdy world focused on a tv show adaptation of a book, with it's accompanying fanfic. The characters deal with real-life issues and even if the primary issue in the book revolves around not communicating, for the most part, they talk👇

ScientistSam It may take a while for them to trust each other enough to communicate about the underlying causes of their fights, but the get there. And they like each other for who they are, not who they can change each other into. (I may or may not finish the #readharder2021 challenge, but this satisfies the fat-positive romance challenge.) 9mo
iread2much This sounds like such a fun read! 9mo
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IndoorDame
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Mehso-so

A quick easy read with really likable characters, that brought up a lot of questions but didn‘t go deep. I liked that the plot involved fanfic, and that (from what I know) did justice to that community, but I didn‘t feel the “actual” fanfic excerpts added anything to the story or the reading experience.

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Sharanya
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Ok so I definitely think romances with neurodiverse protagonists are my new fave 😍😍. Loved the chemistry between shy, sweet Marcus & smart, funny April. This book was basically an ode to fanfic writers & the work they put into building a community, which was heartwarming. I also cackled at the increasingly pointed shade thrown at Men Who Cannot Write Women. A sweet, charming, funny romance. ★★★★☆.

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AutumnRLS
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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Finally finished the second book in the Daevabad Trilogy. It was excellent, but now I'm going to take a break before finishing that one out. Next up, Spoiler Alert, which I've been looking forward to since I first heard about it months ago.

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SW-T
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Cosplay, fandom, fanfic, dyslexia, body positivity, and of course, romance. April and Marcus were a good match for each other. Enjoyable read and liked the format.

Look forward to Alex and Lauren‘s story in the next book.

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SW-T
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Next up. Liking the #dedicationpage

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MidnightBookGirl
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Pickpick

A fun, sexy romance full of body positivity! Is it 100% realistic? Nah, which is what makes it and most romances wonderfully.
Book 25 of 2021.

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mandarchy
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Finally stacked up some romances and started early. My first foray in this genre because I mostly read for children. #ReadtheRomanceAThon Thank you @maich for inspiring me. FUN

maich Enjoy reading😘❤ 10mo
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Julsmarshall
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Quirky, funny, sweet and spicy! I really enjoyed this fresh mashup of fanfiction, celebrity culture and greek mythology. Sex positive and fat positive, it was a great ride! #24in48Readathon #ReadHarder21 #fatpositiveromance #BookspinBingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 10mo
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mandarchy
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Dog stole my chair!

doodeh This photo is visually satisfying 😇🤩 i like the colors!! 10mo
mandarchy Thank you Doodeh, 😊 I try to keep things colorful. I can't stand subdued colors. 10mo
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Julsmarshall
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My #24in48 stack! Really looking forward to the #readathon this weekend and getting a head start on 2021 #reading . I‘ve got a couple of #audiobooks in the que too for when I need to do something along with reading 😄 Here‘s hoping you have time to read this weekend too! #bookstagram #24in48readathon

Soubhiville Great stack! Happy Reading! 📚 10mo
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klbwriting
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade
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I mean it has to be a pick for me because I'm literally reading about a dream life of being fat and brown eyed and red haired and writing fanfiction and somehow ending up with the actor playing Jaime Lannister (I literally cannot be anymore on point about who Marcus is supposed to represent). This was so cute and cheesy and fun. Fat people deserve love and happy endings and this just throws it at you. So much love.

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Marni
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January Reads!! Most I‘ve read in one month. Tagged is my favorite this month.
5⭐️: Spoiler Alert, Open Book
4⭐️: Rodman, Oona Out of Order, Boyfriend Material, In a Holidaze, The Duke and I
3⭐️: Lord of the Flies, The Dream Guy Next Door
#Booked2021: Author‘s first name starts with A, B, or C; #Hear/Here
TBR Owned: 4

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klbwriting
Spoiler Alert | Olivia Dade

Wow I didn't know I was starring in this book.

Fat woman? ✔️
Red hair? ✔️
Brown Eyes? ✔️
Freckles? ✔️
Writes fanfiction? ✔️

This is self-insert I didn't have to write myself

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Meghan1
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Snow Day relaxation with hot chocolate and my book!

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kimmypete1
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100% nerdy and fun, with positive fat representation. Characters were great. Only issues for me was it dragged a bit at the middle and I wish the big thing at the end had gone down different.

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Meghan1
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This book is so cute! And body positive, too!

ShelleyBooksie I so want to read this one. Love the.cover 10mo
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