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Time for another #24B4Monday Readathon!! Can't believe it's already the end of January!!

No time goal this weekend (although I always enjoy tracking it for fun), but I really, really want to read the tagged book. It's my #bookspin pick for January, and it would be great if I could read it before it's time to pick another! 😆

TheAromaofBooks @Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid @jb72 … just realized that you all aren't on this month's graphic, so now I'm not sure you want to be tagged for all the posts?? 4h
jb72 @TheAromaofBooks Yes that is fine. Thanks for joining us! I haven‘t read that book yet, but I own it. 3h
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#WeeklyForecast - just started Poirot this morning for #agathachristieclubr2. Hoping to read Ove as a second book for #authoramonth - still have mixed feelings about Beartown, so we will see how this one goes!! Eighty Days is my January #bookspin draw, and since it's my own challenge, I should probably try to read it! ? Explorer is a #NewYearWhoDis pick. January has had a lot of "assigned" reading, but they have all been good, so no complaints!

Daisey Looks like a great week of books! 3d
TheAromaofBooks @Daisey - Yes!! I've really enjoyed doing this Weekly Forecast because I end up getting really excited about what's coming up! 😆 3d
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Soubhiville I hope you‘ll like Ove. It‘s completely different than Beartown. Good stack there! 3d
sudi I haven't read Beartown, but i loved A Man Called Ove. 3d
Cinfhen Hahaha “assignedReading” I can totally relate 😂😂😂 3d
AmyK1 Ove is probably my favorite Backman book. I agree that it‘s quite different from Beartown. Hope you‘ll like it! 3d
TheAromaofBooks @Soubhiville @Sudi @AmyK1 - I really want to read at least two books from each month's author to try and get a feel for their writing, as there are several this year where I haven't ever read anything they've written. Beartown was the first Backman I've read, so I'm quite interested to read Ove and see how they compare/contrast. Speaking of which, do any of you have a favorite Colson Whitehead book to read for February? 3d
TheAromaofBooks @Cinfhen - yes, I seem to have committed myself to a great deal of reading this month off the track of my “normal“ TBR/reading list lol February should be somewhat calmer - this month I've read/am reading four books for #NewYearWhoDis and also read Stoner for #LMPBC, which was a slow-going book for me. Luckily I've enjoyed all the extra stuff - which has ended up being my main stuff haha 3d
AmyK1 I‘ve only read The Underground Railroad by him but it was good. I need to get The Nickel Boys soon. 3d
sudi @TheAromaofBooks i've got the underground railroad and the nickel boys lined up. but i'm not sure i'll be able to read both of them. 2d
TheAromaofBooks @AmyK1 @sudi - I'll probably start with The Underground Railroad and go from there!! 2d
kspenmoll Ove was fantastic. So loved that book. 2d
TheAromaofBooks @kspenmoll - I'm looking forward to it - I've heard many good things!! 2d
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With the Might of Angels | Andrea Davis Pinkney
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"We as a people will get through the Promised Land" Martin Luther King, Jr.

This book was amazing, heartbreaking, and uplifting at the same time. A young girl and her family get flack from her community and the white community just for trying to go to the school that will give her the opportunity to become a doctor. #bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

#Booked2020 finish in a day
#PopSugar2020 woc

TheAromaofBooks Glad you enjoyed this one, even if it was a somber read! Still need to get my #bookspin book checked off!! 5d
4thhouseontheleft Sounds like a great book. Tagging fellow #booked2020 co-hosts @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage 4d
Butterfinger @4thhouseontheleft it is a new cover for one of the Dear America books. Do you remember those? They must be getting new covers. 4d
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With the Might of Angels | Andrea Davis Pinkney
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Dawnie has been chosen to be the new student to integrate. My heart is literally wrenching right alongside hers. #teachempathythroughhistory
@TheAromaofBooks #bookspin My number 18. ♥️

TheAromaofBooks 😢 This looks like a hard but good read!! 7d
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#WeeklyForecast - top and bottom books are my current reads. Needed something a little lighter after last week's intensity!! Collateral Damage is an ARC that needs read this week. Around the World is my #BookSpin book, and Cogheart and Moonlocket are for #NewYearWhoDis, and the other Roberts book is the sequel to my current one - so many books, so little time!!

Cinfhen Love the globe!!!! We use ours a lot and it always makes me happy 😁 1w
TheAromaofBooks @Cinfhen - I have a bit of a thing for maps of all kinds. I love that globe because it's brown instead of blue! 1w
Chrissyreadit @TheAromaofBooks me too! I love maps, globes and clocks. 1w
TheAromaofBooks @Chrissyreadit - yes!! We have all of those everywhere, including a giant map of the US on the bedroom wall that I LOVE. 1w
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Nine Island | Jane Alison
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Not at all what I expected, and in a good way. The MC comes across at first as a 50 something Bridgett Jones, but as the short, seemingly disconnected, chapters unfold there emerges something beautiful. I love the writing, and it makes me want to read Ovid. #bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Great review, and excellent work checking off your #bookspin book!! I still haven't read mine! 😬 I'm also weirdly attracted to this cover. 2w
Leftcoastzen Your kitty could be my kitties sib! 2w
Lcsmcat @TheAromaofBooks It is an interesting cover. I picked it up at a library sale partly because of that. 2w
Lcsmcat @Leftcoastzen I‘ve noticed that too! Tuxedo cats are sweethearts, aren‘t they? 2w
Leftcoastzen Mine is a sweet boy! He chose me ,went from semi feral to indoor snuggler pretty quickly. (edited) 2w
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The Winter Sea | Susanna Kearsley
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Finish The Winter Sea & Little Women (audio)
Continue with LotR for #FellowshipofTolkien
50 more pgs of Dune for #ChunksterChallenge2020
Start the Kate Elliott short stories for #BookSpin

I think it's gonna be a good week 😊

Unholy Land | Lavie Tidhar

The #BookSpin number of the month is 18 - which for me is a 2018 #SubjectiveChaos nominee (I don't generally read/vote in the first round of the cross-genre category, so I missed it last year). January isn't one of the months I was planning to BookSpin as I'm focused on catch-up to finalise my 2019 #SubjectiveChaos nominees - but oh, gosh, tempted. I'll see how I go?


TheAromaofBooks So many books, so little time!!! Keep me posted on if you end up reading it - I may have a drawing at some point in this process, with posted lists/completed books as entries. 3w
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