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TrishB
Run Away | Harlan Coben
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#99ponkindle
Offer today, well worth this I think!

Cathythoughts Nice one Trish 👍🏻♥️ 4d
MicheleinPhilly I may just do that. I need some brain candy. 3d
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TrishB @MicheleinPhilly always have a bit of brain candy ready! 3d
Andrew65 Love Harlan Coben books, waiting for this one from the library. 6h
TrishB @Andrew65 couldn‘t resist at 99p 😁 5h
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TrishB
Vlad: The Last Confession | C C (Chris C ) Humphreys
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#theconfession #soaringscores
Currently #99ponkindle but it‘s not a vampire novel!!

CrowCAH What? How is this not a vampire book? With a title like that? 5d
mabell @CrowCAH Vlad was worse than a vampire 😱 5d
TrishB @CrowCAH it‘s the real history apparently! 5d
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Cinfhen
The Testaments: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Mehso-so

#UnpopularOpinion Yes, in this case you can call me a cynic but I‘m pretty sure what drove Margaret Atwood to finally pen a sequel to her brilliant dystopian novel, The HandMaid‘s Tale,is the wildly popular success of the Hula TV series adaptation. The Testaments reads like a made for TV screenplay. This book was FUN but it wasn‘t flawless. After 35 years, I was expecting a more refined novel & less of a YA caper #PraiseBe 🙏🏼 #GoodNotGreat

Cinfhen I get what you were saying now @KarenUK this was entertaining but not fully satisfying 3w
Martyn_J_Pass Ouch! This is the huge danger of being a victim of your own popularity, hence the recent chaos over GOT and JK Rowling‘s failed prequels. I‘m tempted not to read it now and avoid spoiling my love for Handmaid. 3w
Cinfhen @Martyn_J_Pass was I a little harsh?? 🙈it‘s just Margaret Atwood has written so many brilliant novels with stunning prose that my expectation were of a higher standard from this particular author. 3w
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Martyn_J_Pass @Cinfhen No, I totally agree with you. When the bar has been set so high, authors need to keep it there. I‘m a huge fan of Cormac McCarthy but ‘All the pretty horses‘ was terrible and it put me off reading any more. When you‘ve been through The Road and Blood Meridian, he cant be giving us less than his best ha ha ha 3w
TrishB I‘m not rushing anytime soon and I suspect I‘ll see a #99ponkindle offer and suddenly jump off the fence! 3w
Cinfhen @Martyn_J_Pass TRUTH!!! Although my review shouldn‘t stop you from reading The Testaments. I don‘t think the sequel “harms” the Handmaid‘s Tale and there is a sense of resolution. I also believe Atwood wanted to give us her version before Hula gave us theirs 😊😉 3w
Martyn_J_Pass @Cinfhen That‘s a good point! Shame George R R Martin didn‘t think the same way ha ha. Thanks for the helpful review! 3w
Cinfhen @TrishB I‘m thinking some nice Litten or your wonderful hubby will gift you this book as you have a bday very soon!!!! ❤️ 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen ♥️ it wasn‘t on hubby‘s pre-approved list! 3w
charl08 It would be super boring if we all liked the same things. (I just finished it, loved it!) 3w
Cinfhen My opinion is obviously not in sync with most of Litsy @charl08 so what do I know 🤷🏼‍♀️ 3w
AceOnRoam It's ok to just go with your gut feeling @Cinfhen - It got way too YA for me as well. 3w
Cinfhen Hi @AceOnRoam !!!! Thanks for the moral support 💕but luckily Litsy is a warm place where one can voice their opinion with ease 😁 3w
AceOnRoam @Cinfhen true true. Onward to your next great read hopefully 😘 3w
marleed I completely understand how you would feel that way. For me, I was thrilled, Ms Atwood was able to write her own conclusion - whatever that was. But about the YA thing, I get that. I felt that way about Where the Crawdad‘s sing. I love seeing opposing views as it makes me contemplate my own reading experience. 3w
Billypar Interesting- I remember being surprised about how much Maddadam seemed like purely entertaining fiction compared to her other stuff (though I liked that one, not a criticism). I wonder how much of a conscious decision the change in style was for both novels (I haven't read Testaments yet). 3w
Billypar @Martyn_J_Pass I'm with you on AtPH, but his follow-ups, The Crossing and Cities of the Plain are two of my favorites of his and favorite novels period. Even better than The Road and Blood Meridean imo, and I loved both of those too. (Sorry for the aside Cindy... Nothing to do with Atwood or The Testaments 😳). 3w
KarenUK Exactly! 👍 3w
Hooked_on_books Bravo to you for your honesty about a rabidly anticipated book by an author with a broad fan base. Truthfully, I‘m not even interested in reading this. 🤷🏼‍♀️ (edited) 3w
Cinfhen My criticism is my opinion as a reader but I would never speak for anyone else or try to persuade another to skip a book. This was just a case of my own expectations not being met @marleed @Billypar @Hooked_on_books @KarenUK but I absolutely understand why others are LOVING IT!! 3w
Hooked_on_books I completely agree and feel the same way about my own reviews. I just know it can be hard to express a dissenting opinion about a book/author everyone else seems to love. So I‘m glad you did that, as we all should when that‘s our opinion. I feel like I sometimes see apologetic reviews, and we shouldn‘t have to apologize for our opinions. Every book doesn‘t work for every person. 3w
Martyn_J_Pass @Billypar That‘s a bold claim lol. Now I‘m going to have to go back and take a look at them again! 3w
Cinfhen @Hooked_on_books Thanks so much, Holly!!! It is hard to sometimes disagree with the masses especially on a book that is being lauded by almost all readers. I do think most people on Litsy are very respectful of differing views so I felt comfortable #SpeakingMYTruth 😘😘😘 3w
4thhouseontheleft I fully admit that my 💜 for The Testaments is tied up in my love for HT and Atwood. It‘s definitely not her finest work, but I still enjoyed the ride. 😃 I think it helped that I went into it not looking or expecting the same level of literary writing I found in HT. 🙌🏽 to you for voicing an #unpopularopinion! (edited) 3w
Cinfhen Thanks @4thhouseontheleft I think expectations were not properly checked and I think I approached this novel with a bit of cynicism. But I‘m glad diehard Atwood fans are not feeling the sting 💕😁 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks We are so opposite that I‘ll probably love it!!! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 3w
Redwritinghood Totally agree, but I just really enjoyed reading it. 3w
Reviewsbylola The Litsy reviews on this have me a bit nervous. Then again, I‘d say my expectations are pretty low. 3w
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Cinfhen
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Just a heads up ?????TheBookPeople.co.uk are offering a #BookerBundle ?All 6 shortlisted novels for Qc.99

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Another reason to wish I lived in the UK. 2mo
Cinfhen They ship internationally @Riveted_Reader_Melissa it‘s free in the UK but was only Qc to ship all 6 books to Israel!!! Just not sure how long it‘s going to take? 2mo
RachelO Well now! 2mo
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Cinfhen I had preordered The Testaments at the cost of $17.95 and I wanted to buy Ducks, Newsburyport (which was another $21.00) so I thought this bundle was already worth it @RachelO and I was able to cancel my preorder so the only book I‘ve already read & own is Orchestra of Minorities which I‘ll happily gift to a fellow Litten 2mo
RachelO @Cinfhen @Cinfhen Fantastic find! I‘m going to have to investigate The Book People - don‘t think I‘ve ever used them before. 2mo
Cinfhen I bought the #BookerBundle last year and I was very happy with the quality of the books and the efficiency of the service @RachelO 2mo
TrishB That‘s mighty tempting... 2mo
Cinfhen I was going to tag u @TrishB but that seemed unfair to tempt you!!! Glad u found this post on your own free will xx 2mo
TrishB Lol 😁 I‘m just going to think about it! As I know as soon as the prize is announced they‘ll all be #99ponkindle 2mo
Cinfhen Probably right @TrishB and you know I‘ll happily share ANY & ALL books with you 😘😘😘 2mo
GuiltyFeat I just ordered the set and sent it to my sister-in-law in London. My wife will be there in a couple of weeks. The only slight glitch is she will have to shlep them all with her to LA before flying home to Israel. I may not have mentioned that they are all hardback books including one of over 1000 pages. #truelove 2mo
Cinfhen #SaintRochelle ?? @GuiltyFeat I opted to pay Qc extra for international shipping ????hoping they arrive before 2020 Booker list is announced ? 2mo
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TrishB
Those Who Are Loved | Victoria Hislop
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#99ponkindle today - I thought this was a great read.

Cathythoughts Oh Thankyou ... I was only thinking about that book recently... I‘m getting it 👍🏻♥️ 2mo
Cathythoughts Got it 👍🏻X 2mo
Ms_T I‘m very tempted.... 2mo
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TrishB @Cathythoughts cool👍🏻 hope you enjoy it as much as I did. 2mo
TrishB @Ms_T 😁❤️ well worth it. 2mo
Crazeedi This is one I want to read, I've read several of hers I've enjoyed! 2mo
Crazeedi I just it's not offered on kindle in the US!!🤔 2mo
TrishB @Crazeedi that‘s weird isn‘t it! Does happen the other way round too. 2mo
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Ms_T
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Have you seen this, @Peterfox123 ? It‘s a Kindle First Reads for September and is 99p 👍🏻

#99pOnKindle

Peterfox123 Thank you. Just got the email now. This is very interesting. 2mo
Ms_T @Peterfox123 I thought so too. 2mo
Peterfox123 @Ms_T Got it for free with Prime. Ready for when I‘ve finished The Girl Who Lived Twice. 2mo
Ms_T @Peterfox123 👍🏻 2mo
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Birdsong28
One Day in December | Josie Silver
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Currently #99ponkindle in the UK. Its on for the month so grab yourself a copy and join myself and @TheBookHippie and @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks for a #botmbuddyread in December.

TheBookHippie Ohhh fun!!!! Yes. ❤️📖 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!!! 💗💗💗 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks for sharing!! 2mo
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Oryx
The Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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If you have yet to read this amazing book, now's a good time to get it for cheap on Kindle #99ponkindle

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jenniferw88
Tainted Love | Hope Daniels, Morag Livingstone
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Cinfhen Sounds really sad 😢 2mo
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MicheleinPhilly
Whisper Network: A Novel | Chandler Baker
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UK Littens! SUPER SALE ALERT! #99ponKindle #KindleDailyDeal

TrishB Got it thanks 😘 2mo
MicheleinPhilly @TrishB 👍🏼 Cause I haven‘t bought enough books lately. 😬 2mo
TrishB Never enough.....😱 2mo
MicheleinPhilly @TrishB Also according to the wife Kindle books are fair game because “they don‘t take up space.” So really I‘m doing this for her. 😉 2mo
TrishB They are definitely the secret stash and just because they think you‘re buying the occasional one, that‘s there problem! 2mo
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