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DebinHawaii
Jar of Hearts | Jennifer Hillier
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#Aprella #ExCalling #CrawlOutOfLove #Famous #BodackYellow Excuse the 🎼catch-up 🤷🏼‍♀️

Pretty good & quite dark thriller. Geo has the kind of EX you don't want CALLING. Calvin, her high school boyfriend is a serial killer, FAMOUS for his brutal crimes & 14 years after the disappearance of her best friend, Geo must pay for withholding information about her murder with a jail sentence. She had to CRAWL OUT OF LOVE with Calvin & when he escapes...

DebinHawaii ...his jail cell & new murders start happening, Gia thinks he might be coming back for her. Twisted & graphic-I liked the pace & couldn't help feeling sorry for Gia-even though she's not that likable. Her time in prison & dealings there were interesting (& her edge gave me a definite BODAK YELLOW vibe). I just wish I hadn't seen the biggest twists coming in this NetGalley #ARC. It did get me to read 2 of the author's earlier books I had on Kindle. (edited) 1y
Cinfhen Well done, missed you the last few days❤️ 1y
DebinHawaii @Cinfhen Well I didn't manage to work in We Rise but I thought four was pretty good. 😆It's been a crazy couple of weeks trying to get a project done. Missed you too. I feel out of the loop. 😞 1y
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emilyhaldi Whew!! I feel like you should take a break and have a drink after that one 😅 bravo!!!👏🏻👏🏻 1y
Cathythoughts Excellent take on this prompt 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
Mdargusch Great job! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼That is intense! 1y
Reviewsbylola Well done!!! 👏🏻 👏🏻 1y
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TheKidUpstairs
Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York | James T Murray, Karla L Murray
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#ExCalling
I don't think my husband realizes that one of our favourite coffee table books was a gift from an ex boyfriend (shhh....). I love this book, a look at New York City through the faces of its bodegas, delis, Mom and Pop shops, and more, that are slowly disappearing in favour of polish and poise. If you like your NYC with a bit of grit, it's a collection for you!

#Aprella
@Cinfhen @Mdargusch @Reviewsbylola @emilyhaldi

TheKidUpstairs (And I just realized today is the 23rd, not the 22nd! Oops! Oh well, consider this a catch up post 😂) 1y
Cinfhen Sounds fabulous 1y
Reviewsbylola This looks cool! 1y
emilyhaldi I need this!!! 🌆 1y
Pamwurtzler That looks great! 1y
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Meredith3
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Pickpick

Yo, what do you do when your #excalling happens to be a smart mysterious older man that you‘re still kinda into, but you‘re married? Kill your husband, that‘s what 💁🏻‍♀️ #aprella

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🤣🤣🤣 1y
Reviewsbylola Sounds about right!! 1y
emilyhaldi Good plan!! 🔪⚰️ 1y
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ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Woah - stacked! 1y
LaraReads 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 1y
Cinfhen 🏆Meredith for the win 🙌🏻💕 1y
Mdargusch Perfect! I loved this book. 1y
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Kalalalatja
Bridget Jones's Diary | Helen Fielding
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Dear Bridget, ignore your #excalling, and say “Bye Boy!” to Daniel Cleaver 💁‍♀️ Mark Darcy is in town, and he likes you just the way you are ❤️❤️

#Aprella

Cinfhen Great meme!!! 😂😂😂 1y
Reviewsbylola Lol love it! 1y
Cathythoughts I love this 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
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LaraReads Ahhh! Love it!! 💕😹 1y
Mdargusch Good one. Her boyfriend 🙄 1y
emilyhaldi Darcy all the way!!! ❤️👏🏻❤️ 1y
eanderson 💕 1y
batsy Haha nice one 💝 1y
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BarbaraBB
Wuthering Heights | Emily Bront
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“You loved me - then what right had you to leave me? Because misery and degradation, and death, and nothing that God or Satan could inflict would have parted us, you, of your own will, did it. I have not broken your heart - you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.” — Heathcliff
#ExCalling #Aprella

Mariposa_Bookworm My favorite novel. 1y
Cinfhen #dramaqueen 🙄😉 1y
Reviewsbylola Haha yeah total drama queen!! @Cinfhen 1y
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BarbaraBB @Cinfhen Haha! 😂 1y
Kalalalatja So much drama in this book 😂 1y
Mdargusch Good choice! 1y
Ingerella Awesome! I love that quote! 1y
emilyhaldi I love the drama!!! 🖤🖤🖤 1y
rohit-sawant Terrific choice! 🙌🏻 1y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
Safe Haven | Nicholas Sparks
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I guess at some point everyone has had an #excalling 🤣
#Aprella

Cinfhen Sometimes it‘s wanted and sometimes it‘s not 🙃😉 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Cinfhen exactly!!!! 🤣😉 1y
Mdargusch I think you‘re probably right. 😉 1y
emilyhaldi 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 1y
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rohit-sawant
The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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The book is still fresh in my mind so this was the first thing that came to me.
#ExCalling
#Aprella
@Cinfhen @Reviewsbylola @emilyhaldi @Mdargusch

Cinfhen Wow! I didn‘t remember who buddy was😳🤦‍♀️it‘s been awhile since I read the book 1y
TrishB Great pick 👍🏻 1y
Centique Excellent choice. Buddy was such a jerk 😏 1y
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Mdargusch I guess I need to reread this one since I remember nothing. 1y
emilyhaldi Ugh, Buddy. The worst!! 1y
rohit-sawant @Cinfhen @Mdargusch The wonderful @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks is hosting a buddy read of The Bell Jar in case you guys'd like to tag along! 1y
rohit-sawant @TrishB Thank you! 1y
rohit-sawant @Centique Thanks! He was so insufferable! 😬 1y
rohit-sawant @emilyhaldi God, yes! He's just a big bundle of Ughs. 1y
batsy Excellent pick! I've blocked Buddy out and I'm always surprised to encounter him with each read. 1y
rohit-sawant @batsy Thank you! And Buddy is best blocked out 😆 He kinda reminded me of Franny's boyfriend Lane from Franny and Zooey. 1y
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Lizpixie
Stillhouse Lake | Rachel Caine
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#Aprella #day22 #ExCalling Gwen Proctor has a serious problem when her ex starts calling her. Mostly due to the fact he‘s a homocidal sociopath serial killer who‘s now in prison & isn‘t supposed to know her whereabouts thanks to her constantly moving with their two kids & changing her identity. Previously known as Gina Royal, she was as shocked as everyone when a car hitting her garage revealed a dead girl hanging in there. Now she‘s on the run.

Reviewsbylola Yeah that def sounds like a problem. 😂😂 1y
emilyhaldi Ugh, damn. 😳 1y
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Cinfhen Nice choice @Lizpixie 1y
TrishB Still to read this one! 1y
Mdargusch This sounds like a heart pounding thriller! Why are exes always creepy? 1y
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Reviewsbylola
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What if your #excalling was royalty? Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II were lovers before Nicholas went on to marry Empress Alexandra. Mathilde, a professional ballerina, didn‘t hear from Nicholas until he had become discouraged by all the girl babies he was siring with Alix, at which time he came crawling back. The book is written from the perspective of Mathilde at age 100, as she looks back on her life. I read this ages ago. #aprella

Cinfhen Ohhh; I like the sound of this one!!! 1y
emilyhaldi Sounds fascinating!!! #stacked 1y
LeahBergen This sounds like a fun one. 👍🏻 1y
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erzascarletbookgasm Sounds interesting. At the age of 100, wow 1y
Kalalalatja Stacked! 1y
Mdargusch Wait so it‘s an historical novel or a memoir? 1y
Reviewsbylola Historical fact based fiction. @Mdargusch 1y
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emilyhaldi
One True Loves | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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When your #excalling but you already have a new life... 😬
#aprella

Reviewsbylola Haha! I still have to read American Marriage but the TJR rugged at my heartstrings! 1y
Cinfhen Ha!! Great choice in 1y
Cinfhen And @Reviewsbylola spilled you have a “famous” ex😉😉😉 1y
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batsy Ha! Nice graphics 😆 1y
LeahBergen @Cinfhen A famous ex? Who? Who? 😄 @Reviewsbylola 1y
Reviewsbylola 😂😂😂 if you‘ve seen the series Million Dollar Listing: Miami, Emily‘s ex is Chad Carroll. He‘s super cute and nice!! @LeahBergen 1y
Kalalalatja @Reviewsbylola are you joking right now, or am I about to have my mind blown?? 😄🤯😄🤯😄 1y
Reviewsbylola No it‘s true. 😂😂 He went to school with us and he and Emily were a couple in HS. @Mdargusch was totally smitten by him. 😂 1y
Mdargusch He used to come to our house when Emily wasn‘t home just to hang out with me. 😂 @Kalalalatja @LeahBergen 1y
emilyhaldi Lol my “famous” ex... one of @Reviewsbylola favorite topics 😆 @Cinfhen @LeahBergen @Mdargusch @Kalalalatja 1y
Cinfhen I love what u learn from being on Litsy @Reviewsbylola @Mdargusch @LeahBergen @Kalalalatja 1y
LeahBergen @Reviewsbylola @emilyhaldi @Kalalalatja @Mdargusch @Cinfhen And now I‘ve just crawled out of a super-vortex of Googling. 😂😂😂😂😂 1y
Cinfhen Yeah, it‘s a dangerous thing @LeahBergen and you are up wayyyy too late😘 1y
Cathythoughts 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 1y
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