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Brooklyn
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
It is Enniscorthy in the southeast of Ireland in the early 1950s. Eilis Lacey is one among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. Thus when a job is offered in America, it is clear to everyone that she must go. Leaving her family and country, Eilis heads for unfamiliar Brooklyn, and to a crowded boarding house where the landlady’s intense scrutiny and the small jealousies of her fellow residents only deepen her isolation.Slowly, however, the pain of parting is buried beneath the rhythms of her new life — until she begins to realize that she has found a sort of happiness. As she falls in love, news comes from home that forces her back to Enniscorthy, not to the constrictions of her old life, but to new possibilities which conflict deeply with the life she has left behind in Brooklyn.In the quiet character of Eilis Lacey, Colm Tóibín has created one of fiction’s most memorable heroines and in Brooklyn, a luminous novel of devastating power. Tóibín demonstrates once again his astonishing range and that he is a true master of nuanced prose, emotional depth, and narrative virtuosity.
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krismlars
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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My dad passed away 20 days ago. Dad loved history, and NYC TV shows, so I think he would have loved a visit to the city. I have a small urn of his ashes, and I‘ve decided to take him on little East Coast excursions with me. I was in the wrong lane and ended up on the Brooklyn Bridge. I was annoyed at first, but then realized it was 15 minutes well spent if my dad got to experience the bridge.

Leftcoastzen Sometimes getting a little lost is a good thing.I think it‘s wonderful you are honoring him this way. I love NY, it‘s been a few years since I visited,hope to visit someday again. 3d
Avanders ♥️♥️ sorry for your loss. It‘s lovely to visit sites you know he would have appreciated 🤗🥰 3d
Redwritinghood Sorry for your loss. 💔💔 2d
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Joanne1
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Pickpick

I confess I actually watched the movie version of this before reading the book. Both were highly entertaining and heartwarming. And the movie was very close to the book.

MrsMalaprop I did the book then the movie. Liked them both too 👍. 4d
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Joanne1
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Boy I‘ve discovered some excellent audiobooks lately. This is my latest!

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Samplergal
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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My next audiobook. I loved the movie.

Theaelizabet I loved this book. 4w
marleed It‘s high atop my TBR! 3w
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EmilieGR
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
Mehso-so

Watch the movie

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Edecmcl
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
Pickpick

There was no bad guy. Very interesting A quick read

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Cinfhen
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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#MarchIntothe70s Happy St. Patty‘s Day 💚A beautiful #ImmigrantSong and tale of a young woman coming of age in Brooklyn as an Irish immigrant.

Cathythoughts Loved the movie 👍🏻💚😭 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Didn‘t like this one at all 🤣🤣🤣🤣 3mo
Cinfhen Of course you didn‘t @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😂🤪💞 3mo
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erinjohns
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Can there be a Brooklyn sequal or something??? So good...a real coming of age and feeling comfortable in your own skin kinda read.

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Mindyrecycles
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Pickpick

Brooklyn is partially set in #Ireland. The audiobook is excellent as is the movie. And how about that Nick Hornby?! Is there anything he can‘t do? #literaryluck

BookishTrish I want her clothes in this poster 4mo
vkois88 It sounds like a good one 4mo
Theaelizabet One of my favorite books. I may try the audio for a “reread.” 4mo
BookishTrish @Susanita Thanks!!!! 4mo
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TaciturnWhenReading
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Heard about a library book sale close to my work and decided to stop on my way home.

45 cents later...📚👏🏻😍

DivineDiana 😲👏🏻📚 4mo
Lcsmcat Wow! I‘ve read 2 of those and they‘re both great! (edited) 4mo
whatshesreadingnow 🙌🏻😊 4mo
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thea-block
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Pickpick

Beautiful and nuanced story of a young immigrant woman finding her own voice and future.

Saw this movie before I knew it was a book and loved it. I‘m amazed at how perfectly synchronized the book and movie are!

Definitely recommend!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Erofan
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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I started reading this book more than six months ago. After reading half, I put the book down. I thought it was boring. And today #Brooklyn caught my eye! And then... Boom! 💥 I read the book in a couple of hours! I recognized myself in Eilis! There is no intrigue or mysticism in the book, but there is something elusive and important! 🍀🗽 #ColmToibin

TobeyTheScavengerMonk Haven‘t read the book, but the movie was lovely. 5mo
Erofan @TobeyTheScavengerMonk I want to watch a movie tonight! I hope I like it! 😃 5mo
BiblioLitten Charming picture.💚 5mo
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melissajayne Movie adaptation is one of my favourites. Haven‘t read the book though. 5mo
RadicalReader @Erofan gorgeous book cover love the font the title is in!! What language is it? 5mo
Erofan @RadicalReader it's the Russian language! 5mo
mariaku21 I loves this book. The film adaptation was nicely done. 4mo
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CoffeeNBooks
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Thanks @OrangeMooseReads - they arrived today!! 📚

OrangeMooseReads Woohoo! Hope you enjoy them 5mo
Pricel101 So nice @OrangeMooseReads 😊 Brooklyn is a fave of mine! 5mo
CoffeeNBooks @Pricel101 I'm really looking forward to reading it! 5mo
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Nessavamusic
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Mehso-so

While well written and very well narrated, I did not really enjoy this. The whole time I wanted to shake the main character for her foolish choices. Also the book just ends. But another book down for 2 reading challenges! #Booked2019 #irishauthor and #LitsyAtoZ

Cinfhen I saw the film and thought it was just ok. 6mo
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Nessavamusic
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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1. My husband, me and our dogs on our Fall camping trip
2. 165 books, read books I already own, #litsyAtoZ #Booked2019 Challenges
3. Best-RV camping, Worst-lost our dear old cat
4. Be more frugal, buy less books 😜
5. Currently listening on audiobook.
#humpdaypost @MinDea

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Nessavamusic
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Starting off the new year with a cute romantic comedy, a new spin on Wonder Woman and my first #Booked2019 challenge read #setinireland #irishauthor
@Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage

Cinfhen Is Litsy working now??? Yay!!! And nice pick for #IrishAuthor 💚💚💚 6mo
Nessavamusic Seems to be, finally refreshed for me! 6mo
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jenniferw88
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Cathythoughts Great pic 👍🏻♥️ 7mo
Cinfhen On my TBR 7mo
Amiable Loved this book 7mo
TrishB Author is the Chancellor at my work Uni! He is on campus a lot. 7mo
kitteh_reads Great book 📚 Movie was very good also 7mo
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vivastory
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Cinfhen Nice graphics 7mo
BarbaraBB Wow! You made some art! 7mo
Cinfhen Still on my TBR too #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime 7mo
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Ruthiella Great photo! 🤩 7mo
TrishB Nice pic 👍🏻 7mo
Cathythoughts This is the one I thought of too ... must think again ! Well done 👍🏻♥️ 7mo
vivastory @BarbaraBB I took it from Google images 😂 7mo
BarbaraBB What a coincidence! 7mo
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erista
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Enjoying some Caturday reading time with Frankie.

cariashley So cute! 😻 7mo
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Leftcoastzen
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Paperbacks and Crosby‘s tail . From the Library book sale , 14 bucks for both posts! Plus , had the pleasure of singing happy birthday to a volunteer at the Library who is a fit and happy 93 !😯😁

CouronneDhiver 93! Rock on 🤘 I hope I can be the same someday 8mo
Centique That is a treasure trove! Well done! Also woop woop 93 and still volunteering - legendary ✊ 8mo
vivastory A great haul! 93 & volunteering? That's inspirational! 8mo
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Leftcoastzen @Centique @vivastory She was amazing,I may try to go back and chat ,it was busy of course because of the sale and regular library clients. 8mo
Reviewsbylola Brooklyn and Rules of Civility are FANTASTIC! 8mo
AmyG You got some wonderful books. 8mo
Leftcoastzen @AmyG I thought so too.ones I have had my eye on for awhile, and some that have gotten much Litsy love. 8mo
Leftcoastzen @Reviewsbylola Saw the movie Brooklyn, thought it was time for the book, have heard many good things about “Rules” looking forward to it. 8mo
Suet624 Look at all those great books! You scored! 8mo
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niftytiffd
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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1. Won't You Be My Neighbor?
2. Laugh!
3. 13
4. For no particular reason. 🤷🏼‍♀️ I plan to give it another chance... and restart it in the process.
@jesshowbooks #friyayintro

britt_brooke Love your “date” answer. Agree! 10mo
Susanita I enjoyed the story of Brooklyn but found his writing style to be a little off-putting for some reason. OTOH it‘s pretty short! 10mo
Mamashep Agree on the movie! 10mo
Sharpeipup We have the same lucky number! 10mo
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swishandflick
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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They've revealed the poster for this year's Brooklyn Book Festival and I love it! I'd say it reminds me of my neighborhood but I live in Brooklyn so... duh. Haha. The main festival day is Sunday, Sept 16th - it's free to attend and always a good time. Let me know if you're planning to go and would like to meet up 🙋🏽‍♀️ #BKBookFest

merelybookish Cute poster! 11mo
Reviewsbylola It‘s a great poster! 11mo
mrozzz I‘ll be there! 11mo
Jess_Franzino Yay! FINALLY a festival where I live! I‘ll be there! 11mo
Shadowfat That's such a cute poster! 11mo
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erista
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Continuing with what I started during the readathon... Really enjoying this so far.

BookishMarginalia Pretty kitty! 11mo
RebelReader I loved this book and I liked the movie too! 11mo
Lcsmcat ❤️😻 11mo
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ladym30 Great photo! 11mo
Tanzy13 🐱 11mo
Hollie 😻 11mo
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Judybskt
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Brooklyn
Blueberries
Beatriz Williams
Beauty and the Beast
#manicmonday
@JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing 💞 11mo
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Erofan
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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The story of a young Irish girl, who moved to Brooklyn. For six months I can not read the book! I usually like these stories, but this book is hard for me to read!

Lauram It‘s a great story and so much better than the movie. 12mo
Violetta I believe you will make it! 😘 12mo
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Bookzombie
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Pickpick

Book 6 for #MountTBR - This lies between a pick and a so-so for me. It was enjoyable for the most part but at times dragged a bit. I thought the end was going a direction I didn‘t care for but that turned out not to be the case.

Read in March.

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jillrhudy
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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My haul from @strandbookstore on my first visit. Had to get a book on NYC (that is my rule when I go to bookstores while traveling) so I got “Brooklyn.” Was visiting with @Aimeesue and we both snagged the same #nyrb of “The Juniper Tree” by Barbara Comyns. Yes #ookbookclub that is a first American ed of “Night Watch.” Bought the tote too of course. Been lugging it around ever since. #booknerdfashion #bookhaul

BarbaraTheBibliophage Looks like a great haul! 1y
Aimeesue @jillrhudy I think of you and the Strand every time I look at my book! What a great time that was - so glad we went! 1y
jillrhudy @AimeeSue it was like a dream come true—book recs from your favorite reading buddies on the spot instead of just online. 1y
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Aimeesue @jillrhudy How are we going to lure Tom out to the east coast next time?? I have no Hamilton tickets! 1y
jillrhudy @aimeesue I have no idea. We have no suitable bait whatsoever. He saw all the art too. His blushing bride saw all the fauna. It‘s a poser. 🤔 1y
Aimeesue @jillrhudy We could try luring him to DC; I got connections at the Kennedy Center for behind the scenes tours. Probably not tickets, though. 😋 1y
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mdm139
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Books read in March, plus I put a big dent in Lonesome Dove and The Terror.

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Felso
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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The struggle is real! Which book do I read next? I believe I‘m leaning toward Brooklyn. #whycantijustreadalldayallnight

LeahBergen That‘s a great stack 😍 1y
Andrew65 Lillian Boxfish 😊 1y
xicanti THE BLUE CASTLE is marvellous! 1y
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Reviewsbylola Brooklyn is fantastic. I say go for that, although I adored Lillian Boxfish too. 1y
MeganAnn I really enjoyed Brooklyn! 1y
Jas16 So many great choices 1y
jessberk13 Lillian Boxfish was fantastic! 1y
Emilymdxn Brooklyn is high on my tbr too! 1y
JanuarieTimewalker13 I loved Lillian, especially if you‘ve worked, lived or just visited Manhattan! 1y
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swishandflick
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Mark your calendars NYC area Littens! I've gone the last few years and this FREE festival is always a good time! 💚 #BKBookFest #savethedate

Velvetsun I'm going to be in the city for a concert 2 days later. Too bad I can't afford to come earlier. 1y
MyBookSwapClub It's in - let's do NYC meet up too! Who else in close proximity to NYC. I was planning meet up last year, sadly it didn't materialise as I had just moved to the city 1y
IWriteInTheNight Looking forward to it😁. 1y
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CoffeeCatsBooks I‘d like to check it out this year! 📚 1y
irre Hopefully I can make it this year. 1y
CareBear Also hoping to make it this year! Would love to meet you in person @irre and @CoffeeCatsBooks ... and the rest of you as well, of course! 1y
CoffeeCatsBooks @CareBear That would be lovely! 1y
Jerdencon Will definitely try to make it this year 1y
mrozzz I should really go ☺️ 1y
IamIamIam YAY!!! Last year I when away for my anniversary!!! I9 putting this in my calendar! Thanks, @swishandflick!! @theresidentromantic Have you been to this before? 1y
IamIamIam @Ajessgirl Anyone else I missed? 1y
theresidentromantic @IamIamIam No, I haven't, though I think it passed my radar last year. I'll mark it on my calendar! I'm also thinking about going to BookCon at the Javits in June. 1y
IamIamIam @theresidentromantic Let me know if you go to BookCon! I was going to get tickets and it's around Trey's birthday so clearly last year was out. Lol 1y
jessberk13 I might have to come up for this! I don‘t know of anything similar in the Philly area. 1y
Kaylamburson Just marked my calendar! Thanks for the heads up!! 1y
irre Would be great! @CareBear 1y
MrBook Ooooh! 1y
Lmstraubie Thanks for the heads up! Marking my calendar right now!!! 1y
bookandcat Woohoo! 1y
bookandcat And Morristown Festival of Books is Saturday Oct 13 - the train station from NY goes right there! 1y
minkyb Think I will visit my daughter that weekend! 😁 1y
ScientistSam Yay, thanks for the heads up! 1y
ReadingRover Gotta mark it down. Thanks! 1y
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mdm139
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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My oil change place has a taco bar inside, carne asada fries for breakfast.

JoScho Well that is awesome. Mine has free Diet Coke and I feel like that is a treat. 1y
EvieBee Wow! That is a treat. Mmm. 🌮 1y
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mdm139
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Time to unwind after a busy weekend with my three current reads. I love this blackberry cucumber sparkling water.

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erzascarletbookgasm
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Some books written by Irish authors ☘️ off the shelves. A few read, others TBR.

#magicalmarch #ireland

SaraBeagle I love, love The Gathering and Brooklyn! 1y
vkois88 ❤❤❤ 1y
readinginthedark ❤️Great choices! 1y
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Dulcinella
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Some books are a treat. This one is that kind of book: immensely beautiful and full of understanding of and compassion with its characters. The description of the MC first arrival in the US gives a great idea on how beeing an immigrant must feel. The insight in the fifties decades in NY from the female point of the MC is interesting. Overall: a joy to read. Not an heavy classic, but well worth the time.

Billypar I loved the movie- definitely seemed like it would be a good book. 1y
Dulcinella I didn‘t see the movie, but the book was great. Definitively going to read more of him @billypar 1y
Arcana I LOVED this movie, but have yet to read the book. 🍀 1y
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Jessicav
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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I am finishing this today! I promise! I read the first part of this a month or so ago and just switched to other things but now I‘m racing through it today. Such a fantastic sense of time and place, which is something I‘ve noticed Toibin consistently does really well.

Tav Nice pic 1y
Jessicav @Tav thanks! 1y
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ofbooksandme
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Pickpick

It wasn't at all what I expected! From the promo pictures of the movie I was expecting your normal romance of "girl is torn between two guys".
It was sooo good to read a story about a *woman immigrant* trying to find a better life in America. I loved Eilis character even if sometimes I was exasperated by her lack of decision. Everything *happened* to her because she was too shy or modest to say anything.
If you haven't read it yet, go for it!

BookishMe Yes I enjoyed this... Simply written yet moving 1y
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Becca95
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Mehso-so

I was expecting more from this ☹️ I couldn‘t really relate to the main character, she felt so distant and two-dimensional, she never really showed a lot of emotion so I couldn‘t empathise with her!
I would like to check out the film though to see how different it is!
#brooklyn #colmtoibin

candority I like the movie - I just re-watched it last week! But I haven‘t read the book to know how they compare. 1y
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ofbooksandme
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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I managed to read a lot today at the hairdresser while this was happening. I needed a change.
#soverylooselybookrelated

Avanders Oooh love the color! 1y
TricksyTails Pretty!! 1y
sprainedbrain That is lovely!! 1y
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Pamwurtzler Very pretty! 1y
BookwormAHN Lovely 💜 1y
LauraBrook Oh my god, Loooooove this!!! 😍😍😍 1y
Eggs Gorgeous! 1y
ju.ca.no Looks great!!😍 1y
AmyG Just beautiful. 1y
DivineDiana Love! 1y
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ofbooksandme
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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I've just started it cause it's the second book I have to read for my CPE, but I'm enjoying it. I haven't seen the movie either so I know zero about the story. Did you read it?
#currentlyreading

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Miss_Kim
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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When your sweet husband brings you a second cup of coffee (to your 3rd floor attic bedroom) in the mug you gave him last Father‘s Day... and you remember why you still love him after 38 years ❤️❤️❤️

Suet624 38 years! Holy smokes! Congrats. ❣️ 1y
Bookcation74 Cute... and YOUR NAILS 😍😍😍 1y
Kodak2057 Omg your nails! Amazing! 1y
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CocoReads Aw, so sweet! Congrats! 1y
Miss_Kim Aww thanks sweeties 💕 1y
britt_brooke 💚💚💚 1y
AmyG Awwwww 💕 1y
tournevis 💕💕💕💕💕 1y
Miss_Kim @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Oh that‘s a great hashtag! 💙 1y
That-Bookish-Hiker Lol this is awesome! I need to get my husband that mug. 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Miss_Kim it is!!!! 💙💙 1y
Miss_Kim @That-Bookish-Hiker On the inside it says “That‘s All” - lol!! 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks And your nails!!!!! ❤️❤️ 1y
Miss_Kim @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m going to miss them when they‘re gone, but it‘s fun to plan my next set 😁 1y
Dragon Love your Christmas nails! 👍🐉 1y
Miss_Kim @Dragon These were so fun! What should I do next- that‘s the big question! 1y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I‘m going to have to find this mug! 😂 1y
Dragon Have fun deciding and designing! 😀🐉 1y
NatalieR Holy cow! Your nails are awesome!! 👏 1y
Miss_Kim @NatalieR Thank you! I have a lot of fun with them 😊 1y
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mgallo1968
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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1. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders 2. Colm Toibin (Brooklyn). 3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. 4. Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus series by Faye Kellerman. 5. Lincoln in the Bardo. 6. News of the World by Paulette Jiles 7. Mr. Rochester by Sarah Shoemaker #GoodThings @BillBlume

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mklong
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Pickpick

This will have to the last of my Toibin binge as the lecture series begins tonight. I was hoping to have time to squeeze in a reread of Blackwater Lightship, but oh well. This is another quiet, slowly moving story but felt more taut and better paced than Nora Webster. Eilis Lacey goes back and forth from 1950‘s Ireland to Brooklyn, trying to forge a happy life, and a place of belonging, in a time when women didn‘t have much agency.

mklong @Reviewsbylola You were definitely right about this one! 2y
Reviewsbylola Yes, this one definitely worked for me in a way Nora didn‘t! 2y
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jbhops
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Tomorrow I head to Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan for various work meetings. So, book called Brooklyn it is.

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MelissaS
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Mehso-so

I wanted to love this, since I usually enjoy this type of book. But it was a flat liner read for me...

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MelissaS
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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I began listening to this while scrubbing my floors. It‘s good so far, and I actually learned how to pronounce the author‘s name!!

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OrangeMooseReads
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Panpan

I didn‘t love it. I‘m not even sure how much I liked it. It felt lacking and the end left me wanting a lot more. The writing was decent, but the story just didn‘t have enough substance for me. It felt contrived. I only stuck with it because I thought there would be more. ⭐️⭐️

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Totally agree 👎🏻 2y
JaclynW Agreed! 2y
TrishB Same. 2y
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erinreads This book just made me angry. I liked the movie a lot more! 2y
lynneamch Good movie. I thought the book was lightweight, but the ending saved it for me. It has one of my favorite lines ever, about how Brooklyn will one day mean so much more to one character and so much less to another. 2y
OrangeMooseReads @lynneamch there were parts that were good and the writing wasn‘t bad. I plan to watch the movie soon. 2y
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OrangeMooseReads
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Hopefully this will be a quick read. It is my letter B for #litsyatoz

ChicaReads I have the same on my bookshelf waiting to be read ☺ 2y
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Leigh0906
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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True story- my husband and I rented our apartment sight unseen. The day we got the keys and walked in the door all my anxiety over renting a mystery apartment dissolved because it came with its own bookshelf!!! #Shelfie #riotgrams

GondorGirl Wow! I never could have done that! Love the long bookshelf though! 2y
ruskigurl16 What a lovely surprise and pretty #shelfie! :) 2y
emilyhaldi Cool display! 2y
mrozzz 😲😲😲🙌🏻 2y
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goodbyefrancie
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Mehso-so

Meh...it was ok. Not super interesting, just enough to keep me listening. The narrator was pretty good, so it had to be the story. Maybe just not my thing.

Aseleener I felt the same way. 2y
megnews I just couldn't finish it. 2y
goodbyefrancie @Aseleener @megnews I'm glad it isn't just me. 2y
WhatStaceyReads The movie ending is so much better!!!! (And of course I NEVER say that) It's now one of my favorites. I watch it monthly! 2y
grandma_loves_books I was so disappointed in the book ending. I'll have to try the movie. 2y
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swishandflick
Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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Greetings from the BK Book Festival! 📚

MyBookSwapClub I was supposed to go but instead ended up taking mom to hospital!! Keep us posted and let me know the best part of your visit *pretty please* 2y
LeahBergen Eeee! Have fun! 2y
LiteraryinLititz @MyBookSwapClub Oh no! I hope your mom is ok! 2y
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TrishB Looks fab 👍 2y
swishandflick @MyBookSwapClub I'm sorry to hear that, I hope everything's ok! 2y
MyBookSwapClub @LiteraryinLititz @swishandflick Thank you for asking! Mom is doing much better 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 2y
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