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kspenmoll
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#AyUpAugust #CryMeARiver
Love Ella‘s version. Walk the bridge over the Farmington River several times a week.

squirrelbrain That walk looks lovely! 2w
Cinfhen We‘ve been driving through Canada & Upstate NY and I‘m blown away by the beauty of nature. Especially all the rivers 😻 2w
kspenmoll Both areas are truly gorgeous! Enjoy your trip! 2w
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Billypar
Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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#CryMeARiver #AyUpAugust

A bit on the nose, I know. Though it's described as just a pool- maybe she would have had to shed a few more, or have grown even larger to deliver a river? 😧🏊

@squirrelbrain @Cinfhen

squirrelbrain So clever! 😁👍 2w
KarenUK 👏👏👏👏👏 2w
Cinfhen 😂♥️ 2w
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
A Thousand Splendid Suns | Khaled Hosseini
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“A society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated...”

This book definitely made me cry a river!! 😭😭😭💔💔💔

#crymeariver
#ayupaugust

mrsthilkey I've read this one several times. 💛 2w
squirrelbrain Loved this one, if that‘s the right thing to say about such a 💔 book.... 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @squirrelbrain Ikr!! Just broke my heart 💔💔 2w
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @mrsthilkey I‘m not sure if I could read it again!! I‘ll wait until I need a good cry!! 😭😭😭 (edited) 2w
mrsthilkey @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I decided after reading The Kite Runner I wouldn't read it again, even though it was great. Hosseini's third novel, And the Mountains Echoed, was horribly sad. 💔 Still love the writer though. 2w
Cinfhen I just reread this book in June 😭😭😭😭😭I listened on audio....so good 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @mrsthilkey I‘ve still got to read a The Kite Runner!!! 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Cinfhen we agree on a book!!!!!! 🤣🤣🤣 2w
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DebinHawaii
Follow the River Home | Corran Harrington
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#AYupAugust
Two rivers and two river books that may induce crying for the #CryMeARiver prompt. The tagged book is a beautifully written novella set along the banks of the Rio Grande. The second is on my #TBR & is set on the Shenandoah River & seems like a bit of a tearjerker. 😭📚

Dolly Nice composition! 2w
squirrelbrain The tagged book sounds really interesting - stacked... 2w
Cinfhen Gorgeous collage 🤩 2w
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Tex2Flo
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The sweetest good-sad story
#crymeariver #ayupaugust @squirrelbrain @Cinfhen
Book club cast Cloris Leachman and David Arquette.

squirrelbrain Sounds good (but sad!) - stacked... 2w
Cinfhen Such a great book!!!!!!!! 2w
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CrowCAH
River Road | R.C. Matthews
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#AyUpAugust #CryMeARiver

No tear that I can recall, but a river does run through New Orleans, Louisiana.

squirrelbrain Pretty pic! ❤️ 2w
Cinfhen You‘re back!!!!!! 2w
CrowCAH @Cinfhen aye! I took a month off as I hosted my own challenge 😊 2w
Cinfhen July was not my best month...I was traveling and not really Litsying too much. Sorry I missed your challenge (edited) 2w
CrowCAH @Cinfhen no worries. We went on a sailing pirate adventure! 2w
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LiterRohde
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“Grief reunites you with what you've lost. It's a merging; you go with the loved thing or person. You follow it a far as you can go. But finally, the grief goes away and you phase back into the world. you don't ever completely come back from where you went - a fragment broken off your pulsing, pumping heart is there still. A cut that never heals.”

#AyUpAugust | 1: #CryMeARiver

📷: Made with Typorama

squirrelbrain Love the pic of the broken piano 💔 2w
Cinfhen So true 😢😢😢😢 2w
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gradcat
Heart of Darkness | Conrad, Joseph
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#AyUpAugust

(Day 1 - #CryMeARiver)

*I think Conrad‘s book was where I first gleaned the trope of river as life. To quote Conrad: “[T]he last pages of ‘Heart of Darkness‘ where the interview of the man and the girl locks in ... the whole 30000 words of narrative description into one suggestive view of a whole phase of life and makes of that story something quite on another plane than an anecdote of a man who went mad in the Centre of Africa.” ♥️

squirrelbrain Very clever! ❤️ 2w
gradcat @squirrelbrain Thank you very much, Helen...it‘s always nice to hear from you guys. ♥️ 2w
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Reviewsbylola
So Long a Letter | Mariama Bâ
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Sometimes a certain book comes into your head when you see a prompt and you‘re not exactly sure why. This is that book for me today.

A powerful epistolary novella, this is a letter written by Ramatoulaye to a friend after the demise of her marriage. She is coming to terms with her past, in a melancholy but hopeful way.

#ayeupaugust #crymeariver

Cinfhen Isn‘t it strange how our minds work?? My daughter read this in HS and couldn‘t stop talking about it. It left such an impression on her 2w
squirrelbrain Sounds fabulous! ❤️ 2w
Reviewsbylola I read it for a college course and felt the same way! @Cinfhen 2w
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RachelO
Wind in the Willows | Kenneth Grahame
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Very little crying, but lots and lots of river in this one. And a distinct lack of spring cleaning.

#CryMeARiver #AyUpAugust @Cinfhen @squirrelbrain

squirrelbrain 🤣 A lack of spring cleaning - love that! 🤣 2w
Cinfhen I‘m loving the emojis ‼️👍🏻 2w
gradcat The emojis are so cute...how do you do that? ♥️ 2w
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RachelO @gradcat When you‘re adding a photo in Litsy, click on the text button. You can type as you would normally, including 🐸🦆🐸, then move the text box to wherever you want it in the image. 2w
gradcat Oh, now I feel kind of stupid ! Thanks for explaining it...I think perhaps some of us (me?) might steal your idea! 😂♥️ 2w
RachelO @gradcat Please don‘t feel stupid! Fairly sure I nicked it from someone else 😉And can you ever have too many emojis? 🤣🙃😂 2w
gradcat @RachelO Never! 😂🤣😂 2w
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