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Famous People: A Novel | Justin Kuritzkes
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This was a surprise #backlist library hit!

A mid-20s musician who shot to fame as a kid reflects back on his father and stepfather issues, his odd friendship with a Danish environmentalist, and a surprising decision that his first love, and fellow pop icon, makes mid-writing.

This fell so close to 5⭐️. Highly recommend the #audiobook of this novel!

BiblioLitten Sounds promising. Stacked! 2mo
Megabooks @BiblioLitten 👍🏻👍🏻 enjoy! 2mo
Cinfhen Scribd doesn‘t have it 😭😭maybe #Hoopla or #OverDrive but my library isn‘t as good as yours 2mo
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Cinfhen
Holidays on Ice | David Sedaris
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I get why this collection isn‘t for everyone but for me, listening to Sedaris share his days as a Macy‘s Holiday Elf was priceless. And when he describes the traditions associated with Christmas Eve around the world, I was laughing out loud. I‘ve heard Sedaris read a few of these personal essays before and they are STILL just as funny. His delivery is always perfect.

Nute I just picked up David Sedaris‘s The Best of Me because I read that he is really funny. Thanks for the endorsement of that sentiment.🙂 2mo
GypsyKat Adding this to my December TBR! 2mo
Cinfhen I recently listened to the audio of Best of Me @Nute and I definitely laughed a lot. His humor is a little dark but I find him so endearing - his personal family essays are ridiculous!! I hope you enjoy 😊 (edited) 2mo
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Cinfhen It‘s perfect for a December listen @GypsyKat ☃️🎄🎅🏽I was able to borrow from #OverDrive 2mo
GypsyKat @Cinfhen I‘m looking forward to it! 🥰 2mo
britt_brooke When he sings Away in a Manger as Billie Holiday …. 😂 2mo
Cinfhen Yesssss!!! Hilarious 😂 @britt_brooke 2mo
Suet624 Love this guy. 2mo
Cinfhen He‘s so inappropriately hilarious @Suet624 🥰 2mo
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megnews
Untitled | Unknown
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I just saw this in one of our local library‘s newsletters. It‘s disappointing to me. I have both downloaded and have tried Libby several times but I just don‘t care for it as much as Overdrive. I find it more difficult to find books of interest. Hopefully they‘ll make some improvements.
#Overdrive #Libby

Well-ReadNeck @megnews I agree with you 💯 I prefer functionality over “features”. 3mo
marleed Oh dang, I‘m not a fan of the Libby functionality either and find Overdrive much easier to navigate. 3mo
Crazeedi I loved overdrive, but have been using libby and starting to like it a whole lot more. 3mo
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fredamans That sucks. Never used Libby but love Overdrive. 3mo
megnews @Crazeedi I‘m trying because it sounds like overdrive will be phased out end of 2022. 3mo
Crazeedi @megnews it's really very good, I have been using for about a year, and actually haven't even gone on overdrive, it's pretty easy to navigate, has good features, especially if you belong to different libraries, I belong to 3 different ones. So you can see if a book title available from each 3mo
megnews @Crazeedi if you search for a book can you see the list of of libraries it‘s available when you have multiple libraries? Or do you have to switch between libraries? I can‘t seem to see all of them at one time. 3mo
Crazeedi @megnews I'm posting a photo of where you see other libraries 3mo
sblbooks I'm disappointed. I love overdrive. 3mo
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Cinfhen
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#Pakistan through the eyes of Kim Barker was the epitome of the wild Wild West in 2008/2009. A place full of absurdities and unseen dangers. Like her experiences in Afghanistan, Kim often found herself in both ridiculous and reckless situations. I thought this book was a little on the lite side but still compelling and entertaining. Happy I picked this up for #FoodAndLit @Texreader @Butterfinger Audio was great 😊 #OverDrive

Megabooks Sounds interesting! 6mo
Butterfinger Great review!! 6mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! 6mo
Cinfhen Thanks @Butterfinger @TheAromaofBooks I think you‘d might get annoyed with Kim @Megabooks or you might be entirely entertained, like I was. Memoir was made into a movie starting Tina Fey: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (FYI) 6mo
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Cathythoughts
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#BookReport
Finished : Words to Shape My Name 👍🏻
& Lana 👍🏻
&. Sorrow & Bliss 👍🏻
All very different & very good

#WeeklyForecast
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💫Continue with Vanishing

💫I started The Second Place on my walk this morning & so far I really like it ( not sure about when the narrator switches voices though .. 😬🤞🏻

I made a small start on A Town Called Solace 👍🏻

Happy Reading week 😘

AnneCecilie I want to read Second Place and A Town Called Solace as well. Looking forward to your thoughts on those. (edited) 6mo
Cathythoughts @AnneCecilie They are both off to a good start … I‘ll keep you posted 👍🏻❤️ 6mo
Cinfhen Same @AnneCecilie two books from the #BookerLongList that have caught my attention 😍 6mo
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squirrelbrain I have both of these on hold with Libby Cathy @AnneCecilie @Cinfhen - I think the Cusk will come soon, but the Lawson says 8 weeks…. 6mo
Cinfhen Ohhhh, I‘ll need to check my Libby @squirrelbrain as #Hoopla #Scribd and #OverDrive only have one book from the #Bookerlonglist - it‘s the Cusk 6mo
Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain I have Second Place on audio ( was very reasonable ) … & I have Solace on kindle 6mo
TrishB Good plans 👍🏻 6mo
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sblbooks
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If you're a fan of audiobooks join @Allylu for #audioJune. This is my tentative list.
#audiobooks #Audible #Overdrive #junetbr
Have you listened to any of these?
What is your favorite audiobook?

Allylu Hey thanks! I have not listened to any of those! So great to have new recommendations! 🎧 8mo
sblbooks @Allylu I haven't listened to them yet either, I hope they're good. 8mo
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Soubhiville
My Favorite Authors | Thomas Costley
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It‘s May, time to bring out our Jacqueline Woodson books for #AuthorAMonth. What are you planning to read?

#AuthorAMonth is a no-pressure challenge, read as many or as few as you like. The authors were voted on by Litsy, see list for the year above.

At the end of the year there will be one prize box going to the person who read the most books. To qualify the books must be finished during the author‘s month. (More info⬇️)

Soubhiville Randomly drawn prizes will be chosen from the list of participants- for these prizes you only have to have read at least one book during the year that qualifies, and must still be an active Litsy user.

As always, let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the tag list. 🙂📚. Happy Reading!
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Simona My plan is to read 9mo
Julsmarshall I plan to read Show Way and 9mo
Kdgordon88 I‘ve been saving Red at the Bone and If You Come Softly for May and plan to reread Another Brooklyn. I love her and her writing. 9mo
Soubhiville @Kdgordon88 If You Come Softly is my choice for the month too 😁📚 9mo
TheBookHippie I‘ve got one to read and then I‘m done with all her books!!! 9mo
TheBookHippie @Soubhiville I love If You Come Softly. 9mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I already picked up two of her audiobooks at the library, so at least 9mo
staci.reads Red at the Bone. 9mo
Helen19 I‘m going to skip the next two months because I‘m only using ones I already have on my shelf. Still reading 9mo
Cinfhen Was able to get this one from #OverDrive 9mo
Andrew65 A new author for me. 9mo
vlwelser There are so many of her books available from the library that I'm having trouble choosing. I do have my eye on 9mo
mom2bugnbee I listened to Brown Girl Dreaming some time ago & it was lovely. Starting with 9mo
SamAnne Plan the read Red at the Bone which has been sitting in my TBR pile. 9mo
JaclynW I'm reading 9mo
Bookzombie I will definitely be getting to at least 9mo
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Cinfhen
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Couldn‘t resist these 2 from the new #AudibleSale
SO MANY AWESOME TITLES 🙌🏻❣️
Luckily, I was able to find a bunch more through #Scribd #Hoopla and #OverDrive 🙏🏻🎧😁

britt_brooke OMG, I bought 13 books in this sale. 😅💸 9mo
Cinfhen I literally spent 3 hours reading through the list @britt_brooke determining which books I wanted (28) narrowing down the list(19) searching my subscriptions and then purchasing 2 because if hubby saw an Audible charge for $72 he wasn‘t gonna like it 😆 excited to see what you added!!!! 9mo
britt_brooke @Cinfhen 😆 Good call! 🧠 I should‘ve done some cross referencing with Libby. 9mo
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TheBookDream
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