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Gissy
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HF set in 1800‘s. It‘s about Seol‘s life, a demo girl working in Bureau of police. She would be involved in a murder investigation. Triggers are related on how women were treated in this time. Seol sometimes is an annoying character. I don‘t know how real/accurate is Seol duties/involvement with the police in this time. I liked cultural information and how murder was investigated. Slow pace reading.3.5⭐️Like it but not love it

Gissy #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks
#NutsinMay second book finished during that week. @Andrew I also read 140 pages of A Pure Heart.
#AsianReadathon prompt-book by Asian author that is not US centric. (Author born in South Korea but raised in Canada).
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Gissy
Shadow and Bone | Leigh Bardugo
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This book is a reminder of why I still like YA fantasy. I like the world, the characters and the plot. I discussed this first book with 2 Friends from our former book club now called “the forgotten book club” since we still in limbo☺️We agree that some parts were solved in a “rush” way. It is still YA story in terms of characters behavior and some romance.But I really like it and now I need to watch the tv show and read the second book. Yes! 3.8⭐️

Gissy May #BookSpin @TheAromaOfBooks
#NutsinMay since I read this book during that week @Andrew65
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 1y
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AnneCecilie
Norsk sokkel: roman | Heidi Linde
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A book about the modern Norway and how the welfare state works and protects its citizens. We met several people, each one the protagonist in their own chapter. Because of this, the book feels more like interconnected short stories than a novel.

#foodandlit #Norway @Texreader @Butterfinger
3rd book finished for #NutsInMay @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1y
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1y
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1y
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Bookwormjillk
Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Thank you for another wonderful Readathon @Andrew65

I didn‘t finish all of these during the week, but I read part of each. It a really good reading week!

#NutsInMay

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TheAromaofBooks
Woven in Moonlight | Isabel Ibaez
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Finished this this other day & forgot to review!! Somewhat mixed feelings here. Loved the setting & concept, but somehow didn't connect with the characters the way I wanted to. There was also a situation towards the end where someone gets mad at someone else for withholding information, despite the fact that they were enemies literally five minutes ago & it felt a little dramatic. I really would have appreciated a more expanded Spanish glossary⬇️

TheAromaofBooks (cont'd) as I'm the type of person who needs to know what all the words mean & constantly had to stop & look them up!! All in all an engaging read & I have the sequel on reserve at the library.

I got this book from @Avanders from the #HappilyEverAfterSwap - thank you!! ❤

#SeriesRead2021 @TheSpineView
#BookSpinBingo
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TheAromaofBooks Also concluded #NutsinMay with 1601pgs, so not particularly close to my 2000pg goal, but this readathon ended up being bookended with weekends of fantastic weather so the husband & I were putting in a lot of hours getting the gardens set for the year!! I quite enjoy these monthly readathons even if I don't hit my goals. As always, thanks for hosting @Andrew65 !!! 1y
Clare-Dragonfly Would you say this book lives up to its delightful cover? 😁 1y
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wanderinglynn I‘m the same. I‘m always looking up words, particularly foreign words. 1y
TheSpineView Awesome! 1y
Crazeedi I keep a book with new words I learn!! @wanderinglynn 1y
TheAromaofBooks @Clare-Dragonfly - oooo good question!! I'm going with the cover gets 5/5 & the book is close to a 4/5 so - almost! 😂 1y
TheAromaofBooks @wanderinglynn - It was weird because she had a glossary that had about a dozen Spanish words (why just those??), then three pages of descriptions of the different types of food mentioned. But for all the other Spanish words I was just on my own lol 1y
TheAromaofBooks @TheSpineView - Thank you!!!! 1y
wanderinglynn That is weird. 1y
Avanders 😘😘 1y
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Andrew65
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Great last day on #NutsInMay Readathon, read 673 pages and finished off 4 books. Best reading day of the year.

Overall totals

✅ Read 3325 / 2600 pages

✅ Finished 9 / 6 books

Went into it in a reading slump, finished it surfing a reading wave. 🏄‍♂️

kwmg40 Congratulations on having such a great reading day, and thanks for hosting! 1y
Crazeedi Wow, congrats Andrew, great job. Sorry I couldn't participate this time! 1y
Andrew65 @Crazeedi @kwmg40 Thanks, I love hosting these and always help my reading too. 😍 1y
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kwmg40
Finna | Nino Cipri
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This 2021 Hugo Best Novella nominee is a fun romantic adventure through the multiverse that takes place in a wormhole-infested IKEA-like store.
#hugoawards #hugo2021

I managed to finish this 4th book by the end of yesterday, so it was a successful #NutsInMay readathon for me! Thanks @Andrew65 for hosting!

Andrew65 Fantastic 👏👏👏🙌🍾🥂👍🥂🥳😊 Thanks for playing along. 1y
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EadieB
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#NutsInMay #Readathon

After Day 9:
Read Not Dark Yet - 321 Pgs
Read The Push - 320 Pgs
Read The Ice Child - 433 Pgs
Read Odd Child Out - 448 Pgs
Read The Therapist - 352 Pgs
Read Lethal White - 776 Pgs
Read A Different Dawn - 350 Pgs
Read Dead Ex - 352 Pgs
Read Dark Roads - 384 Pgs
Read Fallen - 320 Pgs
Read One, Two, Three - 416 Pgs
Started The Perfect Family - 50 Pgs.

Total Read - 4512 Pgs
Finished 11 Books

LitStephanie Impressive! Did you like Odd Child out? I liked it even though I found it hard to really like any of the characters. 1y
EadieB @LitStephanie Yes I liked it very much! I‘m reading this one by her next month 1y
Andrew65 Fantastic 👏👏👏🙌🍾🥂👍🥂🥳😊 Thanks for playing along. 1y
EadieB @Andrew65 Thanks! You‘re welcome! 1y
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eanderson
Nuts in May | Richard Gordon
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4 out of 5 goals complete for #nutsinmay I‘m pretty happy! I wish I finished another book but I managed another 150 pages in World Without End instead. 😀📖

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Deblovestoread
Untitled | Unknown
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Thanks to #NutsinMay I was able to finish 3 of the 4 books remaining to complete #BBRC challenge hosted by @LibrarianRyan I tried to finish The Sewing Machine for #OverBookedClub but just couldn‘t do it. Thanks @Andrew65 for hosting!

LibrarianRyan Nice! 1y
Andrew65 Fantastic 👏👏👏🙌🍾🥂👍🥂🥳😊 Thanks for playing along. 1y
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