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Queens of Geek
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
Three friends. Two love stories. One convention.Charlie likes to stand out. She s a vlogger and actress promoting her first movie at SupaCon, and this is her chance to show fans she s over her public breakup with co-star Reese Ryan. When internet-famous cool-girl actress Alyssa Huntington arrives as a surprise guest, it seems Charlie s long-time crush on her isn t as one-sided as she thought.Taylor likes to blend in. Her brain is wired differently, making her fear change. And there s one thing in her life she knows will never change: her friendship with her best guy friend Jamie no matter how much she may secretly want it to. But when she hears about a fan contest for her favorite fandom, she starts to rethink her rules on playing it safe."Queens of Geek," an empowering young adult novel by Jen Wilde, is all about fandom, friendship, and finding the courage to be yourself.Praise for "Queens of Geek" "Queens of Geek "is an emotional, lively story full of characters that leap off the page and slip their hands into yours, inviting you into a world where the geeks and nerds are royalty and fandom is court. Richly realized and defiantly affirming, Queens of Geek reminds us that adventures and romances aren't limited to archetypes but are, in fact, for all of us. Katherine Locke, author of "Second Position," moderator of #GayYABookClubPraise from the Swoon Reads community: "["Queens of Geek"] was an incredibly compelling read, just because it contained a storyline I ABSORBED, and characters so diverse they were a pleasure to read! . . . Mix that with the romance, self-discovery of self-worth, and all the geeky references, this made for a perfect read! I honestly couldn't put it down, reading late into the night to see what happened next! " Zoie K, reader on SwoonReads.com"I love how interesting the story was and how the author adressed the characters' diversity without glossing over it or making it all about that. . . . It reminded me a little of "Fangirl."" Lizzie, reader on SwoonReads.com"
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ozma.of.oz
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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📗 Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde
🖋️ Kate Quinn
🎥 Quest for Camelot
📺 Queer Eye
🎤 Queen Latifah
🎶 The Queer Gospel by Erin McKeown

#ManicMonday #LetterQ @CBee

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ShyBookOwl
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Ok... diverse, geeky, and ultra heartwarming, did this one feel like it was pandering to what ppl like me wish the world was like? Sure. Was it sweet enough to give me a toothache at times? Sure. But was it also very refreshing with great characters and great representation? Absolutely.

#LetterQ #alphabetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing! 4mo
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ShyBookOwl
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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“This is it, you guys,” I say as we approach.

Okay, I really wish this had a more interesting #FirstLineFridays opener, because the book itself is so good!

✔️nerdy Fandom representation
✔️queer and PoC representation
✔️neurodiversity
✔️romance

... and I'm only halfway through it!

Maria514626 This is the story of Sonoma Mountain. 4mo
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ShyBookOwl
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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I'm a sucker for a great book dedication. Starting this one tonight 🤓😍

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InkedBookworm13
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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7/52 for #TBRDeckofCards
Q❤️ - Queen's of Geek
I loved that this book dealt with so many different issues: Bisexuality, Autism, Anxiety and Social Media to name a few. The only thing that would have made this book better is if it was longer. I wanted more. 😊
@Clwojick #TBRDeckofCards

Clwojick Glad you enjoyed it! This one has been on my list for a long while 2y
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InkedBookworm13
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"We're all messy. What kind of friends would we be if we demanded you only show us your prettiness? This isn't Instagram - it's real life. And real life is messy."

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LiteraryinLawrence
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Pickpick

What a fabulous book about friends, fans, and how vulnerability can be a strength. Great anxiety rep and LGBTQ+ characters. I read this short YA book in one sitting and highly recommend it. 💗💗💗💗💗

Amandajoy I plan on reading this for one of the Read Harder Challenge prompts, I‘m glad to know it‘s good. 2y
Catsandbooks Adorable little meower! 🐱❤️ 2y
Gissy Cute😻🙃❤️❤️❤️ 2y
sharread Ahhh cute kitty. 😻 2y
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Victoriahoperose
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Pickpick

Such a fun story with a diverse group of characters that really revolved around friendship. This book made me happy and it was very relatable!

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ozma.of.oz
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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📕 Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde
🎥 Quest for Camelot
📺 Queer Eye (2018)
🎤 Queen Latifah
🎶 Queer Gospel by Erin Mckeown

#manicmonday #letterQ @JoScho

JoScho I still want to read that one. Thanks for playing 💕 2y
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Omg, I LOVE Quest for Camelot! So underrated! ❤️😍❤️ 2y
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ozma.of.oz
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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HOTPock3tt #BiPride !! 😄♥️♥️♥️🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈 2y
faelinwolf Woot!! 🏳️‍🌈💗💜💙 2y
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BookishGirl06
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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#adventrecommends Day 24. Final day I think ? Read this a little while back. Probably last year. Has bi and anxiety rep. Really enjoyed this and it went by super quick.

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simplycourtney
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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Throughout this book I found myself laughing and smiling at it. This book had so many parts that were relatable and real. I found myself relating to tay the most, I suffer from social anxiety and personally, I could never walk out on a stage like she did. Tay is brave and by the end of the book, she knows it.

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mirsophie
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
Mehso-so

This book was pretty good. I just dont think contemporary romance isn't the best choice for me right now because of going through a break up. If this would have been read at a different time i think it would have a higher rating

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mirsophie
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Currently reading

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Lovesbooks87
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Pickpick

This was a fun quick read about three friends going to a SupaCon and not knowing it was going to change their lives in so many ways. Charlie is getting over a bad break up with a costar when she meets her long time crush Alyssa and realizes fast that the crush isn't so one sided. Jamie and Taylor have been friends forever but have never told each other how the truly feel about each other. It was such a cute book! Loved the Fangirl parts!

Lovesbooks87 This is my 5th completed book in the #24b4monday readathon! 4y
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bookswithbren
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Mehso-so

This book was really cute but was your typical YA romance novel. I did like how it was centered around a comic convention, made it a bit more fun. Nothing really wrong with the story but nothing stood out too much either. It was a simple read and was honestly the kind of read I was looking for.

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ReadingRobyn
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Yesssss I love fangirl stories!! I need to read every book there is about fangirls

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ReadingRobyn
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Yaasssss

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Rachiiebookdragon
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
Pickpick

Amazing, beautiful, cute and geeky book! Definitely one of my favourite of the year 😍5/5

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BeansPage
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Pickpick

I recommend this book to anyone and everyone! I especially would recommend this book to my fellow fangirls! Power to the fans ladies! We are all queens of geek!

Please read my full review here:
TamaraTheReadingMermaid.weebly.com
Or you can watch my review on YouTube here:
https://youtu.be/FuTJnYo7X-Q

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BeansPage
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Can I have some more votes please? If you haven't voted please vote now 🤩🤩🤩
Also, if you haven't posted your stacks yet go ahead and do so when you get the chance so that we can vote for your November books! 😃😃😃
#MakeMeReadIt

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BeansPage
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#BookMail today!

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SassyPants617
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Starting this one today. The end of the year will be here before we know it! I need to hit 105 books by the end of the year. (I‘m failing 🤬) The lease I can do is complete #LitsyAtoZ Only a few letters left!

BibliophileMomma Loved this 💗 4y
SassyPants617 Good to know! I like knowing what others think about what I‘m currently reading. 🤗 it seems good. I‘m looking forward to finishing it. 4y
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BookishGirl06
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#auginbooks18 #favoritecontemporarybook one of my favorite books. Not only do I love the cover, I also really love the story as well.

BibliophileMomma Loved this one 💕💕💕 4y
LauraWeasley Oh, I loved this so much! ❤️ 4y
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GondorGirl
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Pickpick

What I expected: a cute YA romcom set in a convention.

What I got: lesbians, PoC, aspie girls, anti-fat shaming, bisexuals, toxic relationship recovery, bounce houses, fandoms, cosplayers, girls supporting girls, literature changing lives, anxiety, vloggers, video games, living for the moment... Oh, yeah... and a cute YA romcom set in a convention.

This is the book I needed when I was 15. A bit preachy, but a HUGE pick.

#LGBTQ #DiverseReads

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GondorGirl
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This is one of the most astute descriptions of chronic anxiety I've seen. This book is WAY more then I was expecting. 😍

Reviewsbylola That describes it way better than I ever could! Especially the butterflies like you‘re about to give a huge speech, except just all the time!! 4y
LazyDays Wow. 4y
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parasolofdoom
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Pickpick

Wonderfully fluffy, geeky, diverse read perfect for ComicCon month. I was not as wholly invested in the characters as I wish but I think I can safely chalk that down to a sort of disconnect stemming from being much past 18 years old, pop culture spouting, first/second love. I was really taken by a scene where the character with intense social anxiety met another Aspie, and had a big smile on my face all through the last 30 pages or so.

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parasolofdoom
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Started my book club's pick for this month and got in a good 60 pages. Shaping up to be a nice light and fluffy read.

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TheResistance
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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⭐⭐⭐⭐
"'Queens of Geek' is proof that you can write short sweet YA romance and still causally can include empowering diversity..."
Salvador Bonaparte

To read the full review please visit https://www.goodreads.com/TheResistanceBookclub

#lgbt #autism #bisexual #geek #neurodiverse #YA #romance

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BeansPage
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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✨ Han Solo
✨ Tennant
✨ Team Khaleesi WOOT!!! ✊?
✨ Although #3 was fun, #1 was just iconic! ??
✨ Gonzo "I think I saw my life flash before my nose!"
??????
#FandomFriday @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan 👍🏻❤️ 4y
WhovianNerd “Which Doctor is the best?” 😱 Must find a paper bag, I need air! ☝🏽 Feeling better now. Who dares to ask such a question?! It‘s blasphemy I tell you, BLASPHEMY! 😆 (That being said Tennant is a good choice). (edited) 4y
SleepyDragon We both said Tennant and Gonzo ... I knew I liked you. 😊 4y
whofan4life 1. Chewie or Han 2. Ten, then 12. 3. Team Snow! 4. The first, hands down. Beeker, the chefs' assistant. 4y
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annkuch13
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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June Reads

The Resort by Bentley Little
Dead on the Delta by Stacey Jay
Blood on the Bayou by Stacey Jay
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown
Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

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annkuch13
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Mehso-so

This books feels warm and fuzzy. All the nerdy feels and fun romcom moments! It's an incredibly easy and quick read. Not deep but super fun.

Hooked_on_books Fun cover! 4y
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annkuch13
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Some great YA books with queer characters to wrap up your Pride month with!

RaimeyGallant Pretty! 4y
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bookloaner
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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My #TopTenTuesday is all about books that make me want to travel. Each of these books use the setting to totally pull you in

My full list is here https://bookloaner.wordpress.com/2018/06/11/top-ten-tuesday-books-that-make-me-w...

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marineko
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Pickpick

I loved this so much I immediately made my colleague read it. She did, twice. In two days 😁 Reading books with geeky protagonists like this one always make me so freaking jealous because we don't have anything that comes near the awesomeness of their SupaCon, and also I wish Taylor and Charlie are real and are my friends. Both the romances in this book are sweet, but it's the friendships and fandoms that sold me on this book.

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marineko
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This. This whole thing. It's exactly what it feels like every day.

PenguinInFlight YES. That describes it perfectly! Every. Single. Day. 5y
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TheRomantiCate
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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@sweetpealsd I believe this is yours?! Yay! Can‘t wait till Monday!! #kingsandqueensswap

sweetpealsd Yes it is! I‘m so glad you got it! 5y
TheRomantiCate @sweetpealsd thank you so much!! Can‘t wait to open on Monday!! 5y
sweetpealsd You‘re so welcome! 5y
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chlolovesbooks
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Pickpick

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5/5 Reread!

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chlolovesbooks
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The best description of anxiety I've ever read in a book✍🏼

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Crystallinegirl
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Pickpick

This was a great, feel-good read with lots of minority representation, including an autistic girl and a bisexual girl. I really enjoyed it, and it's one from my #ActuallyAutistic reading list for #AutismAcceptancemonth. (Also I made my husband take this picture, because that's my hair behind the book! XD) Oh! It's also my "friendship" book for #Booked2018, the Litsy Reading Challenge.

Reggie Lol, nice pic idea!!!! 5y
Crystallinegirl @Reggie We just redyed my hair, the previous purple was pretty faded, and when I saw the cover for Queens of Geek I knew what needed to be done, LOL. 5y
Cailey_Mac Oooo I‘ve been meaning to read this! 5y
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Cinfhen Sounds like a great read and your hair 😍 5y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great pick!! 👏🏻📚🎉 5y
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CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian
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Pickpick

Good but not great. Great representation and fun themes (fandom! bi Chinese Australian girl! fat autistic girl with anxiety! friendship!) but the characterization is lacking. None of the characters were fully developed. It also felt a tad preachy--not about anything I wouldn't support but it felt weird and inauthentic to read teens talking like it's a political tumblr post someone ten years older came up with. #QueerBooks #BisexualBooks #QueerYA

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BeansPage
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Woot!!! Congratulations @IheartYA on your #15kGiveaway
1. Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde, Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow, & Princess Dracula by John Patrick Kennedy.
2. The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
3. @Podie @Lamoore8711 @Stephanie.Severing

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chlolovesbooks
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Reread!!!! This book was EVERYTHING!😁😆😊

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shendrix413
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Pickpick

I loved this book. I loved the characters, the relationships, the setting. I loved the strong female characters. I especially loved that the main characters were normal people, they weren't this glossy version of people that media tends to show us. And the cover 😍😍😍 Seriously, read this book ❤️

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TaylorMay
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Anyone else weirded out when they read a book where you share the same name as a main character?

I'm reading the book that I got from my #BlanketAndABookSwap and one of the main characters has the same name as me!! It's so weird reading a book where the character's nicknames are ones people sometimes call you. She and I are polar opposites but still super similar (booknerd and fangirl anyone?) Thanks again @Jadams1776 💓💗

Jadams1776 I always feel weird when a character has the same name as me - especially if they make poor life decisions 😂 5y
PenguinInFlight I rarely stumble across any Beverlys, although I did in one of Sue Grafton‘s books recently. I was excited for a couple pages, then I realized she was a colossal bitch. 😂 (edited) 5y
monalyisha Ha! I never see my (ridiculously-spelled) name anywhere. The closest I‘ve come is Alyosha in “The Brothers Karamazov” (which I DNF‘ed like, 8 years ago 🙈). 5y
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okthislooksbad
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💃💃💃💃

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ThatLibrarianLady
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Pickpick

Why did no one tell me about this awesome book! Y‘all! Read this book!

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TaylorMay
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@Jadams1776 Thank you so very much! I LOVE my new #Blanket and I'm super excited to dive into this book. I couldn't get a picture that showed off the beautiful tartan pattern on the blanket but it's absolutely perfect for this Scotland loving gal. (It actually matches a scarf I own perfectly!!)
AND I've actually never read a book where a main character has my name. #BlanketAndABookSwap

TaylorMay Oops forgot to tag @Tiffy_Reads and @JoeStalksBeck 😶 5y
Jadams1776 Glad you like it! I hope you like the book, too! 5y
BibliophileMomma I absolutely love this book! 5y
ephemeralwaltz I'm drawn to this cover 5y
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vicgreentoriafield
Queens of Geek | Jen Wilde
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Started one of my #cupidgoespostal books tonight. Halfway through and loving it! Thanks @JenP , this is a great pick so far!

*Edit: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

JenP Yay! Glad you are liking it! 5y
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