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perfectsinner
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I've been reading The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson [not pictured] but it's a bit strange so I'm proceeding slowly. I ordered Before The Big Bang The Prehistory of Our Universe by Brian Clegg from my interloan system at my library, and just got notice that my Libby hold of The Winners by Fredrik Backman is in. It will be a lit-erary weekend for me 🤓📚

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perfectsinner
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I forgot I ordered this thru my library system. I'm glad they're open late and I was able to remember to pick it up. Time to find out if I like reading about space as much as I enjoy watching videos about it.

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Suelizbeth
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Mehso-so

This is an unusual attempt to let our own Milky Way tell its own story in its own words. Some of the humor falls flat, but there is lots of interesting information. There also spots where it gets very sciency (not a bad thing) which bogs down the narrative. There are good notes, too. Overall, entertaining. ⭐️⭐️⭐️

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wanderinglynn
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Last #bookhaul of 2022. My mom gave me an early birthday present.

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AllDebooks
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#NaturaLitsy

When you've been on a self imposed book ban and crack. A handful of books bought over the last 12 months instead of the usual 20+ per month. I decided to treat myself and went a bit crazy. Thankfully Postscript books had an amazing sale. What a #bookhaul I'm so happy right now ☺️

Soubhiville Yay! 2mo
jlhammar What a fantastic haul! They all sound so good. 2mo
AllDebooks @jlhammar Ikr, I'm ridiculously pleased with myself. 😅 2mo
TheBookHippie Oooooooo!! 2mo
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catiewithac
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Pickpick

I struggled a bit to finish this book. McTier‘s trope of writing from the perspective of the galaxy became tiresome. I preferred when she veered toward folklore and myths. Overall, it was okay and would likely appeal to younger readers.

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RamsFan1963
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Panpan

134/150 This probably isn't fair. I didn't expect this book to be Cosmology 101, but it's written so far above my head, as a casual science reader, that I found it difficult to follow. The constant bombardment of physics theorems and mathematical equations left me numb. 2 ⭐⭐

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quirkyreader
The Old Farmer's Almanac 2022 | Old Farmer's Almanac
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Pickpick

Due to crazy life circumstances it took me over a year to finish it. Every year it is full of interesting and off-kilter things. Such as it can take 400+ days for parsnips to grow. I‘m looking forward to what‘s in the 2023 edition.

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Bookalong
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Pickpick

4☆ This one intrigued me right away, such an interesting concept for a book. Blending history, science, and folklore McTier has written a fun, witty, sarcastic romp of a autobiography about The Milky Way. I am no astronomy expert but I enjoyed this humorous take on our galaxy. From the first few pages you get the sense this is meant to be a fun, sassy, charming, enlightening tell all. #bookreview #bookstagram

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Floresj
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Mehso-so

Creative idea and it‘s clear McTier knows and understands astrophysics and mythology. For me, the tone of this book: cheeky, condescending, YA, sciencey, try hard, etc just never settled. I would go from loving a page to disliking the next and back again. Interesting, but inconsistent.

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