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mom2bugnbee
Waiting for Tom Hanks | Kerry Winfrey
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Sorry @Andrew65! I forgot to post my last book! #12booksof2023

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hes7
The Second Chance Year | Melissa Wiesner
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Pickpick

✨ december ✨

i had five five-star reads in december last year:

-the magician‘s nephew
-the second chance year
-the horse and his boy
-prince caspian
-the voyage of the dawn treader

and the second chance year was my (non-reread) favorite of the five.

#12booksof2023

Andrew65 That;s brilliant and thanks for playing along. See you on Christmas Day for #12Booksof2024. Happy reading. 2mo
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Bluebird
Square of Sevens | Laura Shepherd-Robinson
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#12booksof2023
@Andrew65

Atmospheric, historical fiction, mystery, fortune telling. I‘m still thinking about this one!

And it‘s a wrap! Looking forward to some more great reading in 2024

Andrew65 Brilliant. Thanks for playing along and I look forward to seeing you on Christmas Day for #12Booksof2024 Happy Reading! 2mo
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Susanita
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Oops. I forgot to post my #12booksof2023 selection for December. This was a fun book, and we had a good discussion at book club. I can‘t really say more, because the reason I liked it is a spoiler. 😎

Honorable mention to The General and Julia, which was published in November. It was the newest book I read in 2023, and The Mystery of the Old Clock (1930) was the oldest.

With this I think I‘ve sufficiently recapped 2023. On to 2024! #wrapup

Andrew65 Excellent! Thanks for playing long, a great way to review 2023. See you for #12Booksof2024 on Christmas Day. 2mo
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PaperbackPirate
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I‘ve been wanting to read Audre Lorde for a long time and now I‘ll definitely be reading more by her.

✅ memoir
✅ coming of age
✅ lgbtq author
✅ Black author
✅ 1950s New York

Thanks again for hosting #12booksof2023
@Andrew65 !

Andrew65 Excellent. Thanks for playing long, a great way to review 2023. See you for #12Booksof2024 on Christmas Day. 2mo
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PaperbackPirate
Just After Sunset | Stephen King
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Not every story was 5 ⭐️ but the majority were scary and/or memorable!

#12booksof2023 @Andrew65

Andrew65 He does write brilliant stories. 2mo
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PaperbackPirate
Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
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Also my favorite for the year!

✅ science fiction
✅ fast paced
✅ unique

#12booksof2023 @Andrew65

Jari-chan One of my favourite books ever ❤ 2mo
Andrew65 Love this book ❤️ 2mo
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Blueberry
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Andrew65 Thanks for playing long, a great way to review 2023. See you for #12Booksof2024 on Christmas Day. 2mo
TheSpineView Fantastic! 1mo
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Bookzombie
Nobody's Fool | Richard Russo
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#12Booksof2023 #December

This book had a lot to live up to, because I love the movie with Paul Newman. We watch it every year sometime on or after Thanksgiving. Thankfully I loved it. It added depth to the characters in the movie and introduces more that are not in the movie. This is also a husband pick as he read it first. He is currently reading the second book and third one arrived today.

Reggie I haven‘t read this one but I‘ve read his Straight Man and it‘s hilarious. 2mo
Bookzombie @Reggie This one has funny moments. The residents of North Bath are unique and that leads to hilarity sometimes. They also have a lot of issues. Since I have seen the movie so many times, the characters were the actors in my head but I think the casting fit. 2mo
Andrew65 Thanks for playing long, a great way to review 2023. See you for #12Booksof2024 on Christmas Day. 2mo
Bookzombie @Andrew65 Thanks for hosting! 2mo
Andrew65 @Bookzombie Love hosting this. 2mo
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fredthemoose
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I had a really strong December and I‘m going with a 3-way tie between Helmet For My Pillow (WWII memoir), All the Sinners Bleed, and Hello Beautiful to round out my #12Booksof2023.

Andrew65 All The Sinners Bleed and Hello Beautiful have been popular choices. Thanks for playing long, a great way to review 2023. See you for #12Booksof2024 on Christmas Day. 2mo
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