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KarenUK
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#juststarted this one over breakfast..... I loved the first chapter so much!!! I have a really good feeling about this one....
#booked2019 #nightorientedtitle
#pop19 #abookpublishedposthumously

Cinfhen Its sooooooo good!!!! Just get your tissues 😢😢😭😢😭 1d
Cathythoughts I did this for #Booked2019 too for #remindsyouofyourhappyplace such a lovely book 👍🏻♥️ 1d
BarbaraTheBibliophage Love loved this one!! 1d
erzascarletbookgasm Loved this one too! 1d
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Leftcoastzen
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#booked2019 #spring #NightOrientedTitle 11/9/1965 5 PM rush hour , the power goes out in NYC ,involving 9 states & 3 Canadian provinces.800k people were stuck on the subways.If you got out to call family, the pay phone lines,insane.Phone Company had generators , airports did not.Where on the regional grid was the problem? Was it sabotage, or a broken part in the chain?NY Times put the paper together by candlelight,took it to the Newark to print

AmyG I remember this. I was 6. 2d
BarbaraTheBibliophage Pretty fascinating. I had just turned 1, so I don‘t remember. 2d
Leftcoastzen @AmyG @BarbaraTheBibliophage I was little too.My mom remembers it , we were already west so not directly affected. 2d
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RealBooks4ever Wow! I don't remember hearing about this! (I was living in the SF Bay Area) 2d
Cinfhen I wasn‘t born yet.... but it seems like something straight out of a movie plot! Very interesting. Was the book good??? 1d
Leftcoastzen @Cinfhen pretty good .It was put together by NY Times right after the event.Sometimes an “instabook” gives you that reportage without hindsight that is more in the moment than later books with more analysis. 1d
Cinfhen True but sounds fascinating! Blackouts were more common 40/50 years ago. Could U imagine if it happened now?!??? (edited) 1d
ValerieAndBooks I was a few weeks old but I guess it didn‘t affect us, living in CA at the time 😅! 23h
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writerlibrarian
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This will be the book completing my #booked2019spring #nightorientedtitle

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BarbaraBB
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A daughter tries to make sense of the death of her mother who, aged 61, committed suicide. The result is a beautiful yet painful portrait of a French bohemian family in the 20th century. They seem so light-hearted and carefree but below the surface much has happened and it‘s a tough journey for the daughter, discovering her mother‘s past, and reliving her own youth with a mentally ill mother.

#Booked2019 #NightOrientedTitle

Centique That sounds so interesting - and your garden looks lovely and green! 😍 2w
Cinfhen Nice choice🙌🏻❣️sounds like a poignant read (edited) 2w
Henrik_Madsen That is a great book. I have two more of her novels on the shelves, so it might be time to look them up🤔 2w
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Cathythoughts Nice review 👍🏻♥️I see I have it stacked already! (edited) 1w
hilded What a lovely garden 🌱🍃 1w
BarbaraBB @Centique @hilded Thank you! It‘s not very big but in the city it feels like an oasis 😉🍀 1w
Freespirit It sounds great! 1w
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Jovy
White Night | Jim Butcher
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This is probably the longest series I've read, and Jim Butcher still keeps dishing them out (#15 now?). This is book #9 and wow, the action towards the end was intense! I loved seeing Harry's old friends and new friends come together. It's not easy to sustain a series this long, but so far, every installment has been better than the last. 👌🏼

#Booked2019 #nightorientedtitle
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Cinfhen You know why I‘m tagging ya‘ll @Andrew65 @TrishB @EadieB #MySeriesSquad ❣️❣️❣️ 2w
TrishB @Cinfhen I got number one in a Litsy swap but it just hasn‘t winked at me yet 😁 but it‘s there when I‘m ready! Interested to see if my series squad have read! 2w
Andrew65 @TrishB As you‘d expect I‘ve read some of the series. 😂 But in this case only the first one, not progressed it yet! 🤷‍♂️ @Cinfhen @EadieB (edited) 2w
Jovy @cinfhen @trishb @andrew65 @EadieB I read one installment a year 😂 Butcher (and Dresden) has come a long way since book one, for sure! 2w
EadieB @Jovy I‘ll have to give it a try as I‘m not much interested in fantasy. @Cinfhen @Andrew65 @TrishB (edited) 2w
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sheffner
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Mehso-so

There have been a few recent weird reads (Strange Grace, Sawkill Girls, The Hazel Wood) that I‘ve enjoyed, but this one missed the mark. It was darker and more gruesome than I‘d expected.  The beginning of the book pulled me in, but I found myself disconnected and apathetic about the characters and plot by the middle. An surreal, dark retelling on an unfamiliar folktale, but this just wasn‘t for me.

#booked2019 #nightorientedtitle

Cinfhen At least you completed the prompt 😝 2w
sheffner @Cinfhen I thought about DNF-ing a few times, but I was determined to finish both the book and the prompt. 😅 2w
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Sresendez12
Turtle Moon | Alice Hoffman
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It‘s been a long time since I‘ve read an Alice Hoffman book that I had forgotten just how much I love them. Murder, romance, a runaway and a baby make up this book. This was a great, quick read and was my choice for the #nightorientedtitle for #booked2019

Cinfhen I love Alice Hoffman but I haven‘t read this one. She has a new book coming out 2w
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youneverarrived
Moon Tiger | Penelope Lively
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Claudia is full of flaws; therefore ultimately human and relatable. What makes it more brilliant is that she is looking back at her past from her own eyes, but also we get to see glimpses from the perspective of her daughter, lovers & brother. How history & human lives connect & converge is what I got from this novel. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #nightorientedtitle #booked2019

CarolynM I love this book ❤️ Great cover too! 3w
Cinfhen This was such an excellent read. Great review! 3w
Cathythoughts Brilliant review... I still must read this one. ♥️ 3w
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LeahBergen I have this waiting on my shelf and now I want to bump it up the TBR. 3w
youneverarrived @CarolynM I love the cover! 3w
youneverarrived @Cinfhen thanks! I‘m glad I chose it for this prompt 💙 3w
youneverarrived @Cathythoughts thank you, I do think you might like it 👍 3w
youneverarrived @LeahBergen it‘s definitely worth the read 👍 3w
charl08 Love this one, but haven't had much success with her others 2w
youneverarrived @charl08 ah really? I was thinking of reading another of hers after liking this one so much. 2w
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Canndor
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A short, sweet story about a widow and a widower starting a relationship in their 70s. I loved the story. Her son was the worst! 😢
#booked2019 #nightorientedtitle
@4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage

Megabooks Loved this one! 3w
Cinfhen Such a heartwarming/ breaking story 💞💞💞💞💞 3w
Reggie I loved this book!!! 3w
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LaraReads
Defy the Stars Series | Claudia Gray
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Starting this one now. Another #blameitonlitsy choice, brought to me by @sprainedbrain this time. I‘m very susceptible recently it seems. 🤣🤷🏻‍♀️ Enjoying just a couple more days before heading back to work. Sitting out back watching the storm clouds roll in now. Man I love the smell of rain! #booked2019 #nightorientedtitle

sprainedbrain I hope you like it! My hold just came in on book 2. 🎉 3w
KCCOkatey Is that a Wandering Jew?! 3w
LaraReads @sprainedbrain Awesome! Let me know how you like it! I‘m really liking book 1 so far! 3w
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LaraReads @KCCOkatey Yes! I think it‘s the same thing? I know it as a Purple Heart. 💜 3w
KCCOkatey @LaraReads yes they‘re also Purple Hearts! Also, I got you in the Litsy Swap so I‘ve been creeping on your page a lot 😂😍 3w
LaraReads @KCCOkatey Awesome! 💕 Creep away! 🤣 3w
Cinfhen Stunning photo 💜💜💜 3w
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