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Daughter of Fortune | Isabel Allende
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We went to two library book sales today, which was a lot of fun! This is the haul from the second sale. I found three at the first sale and I‘m very happy with those but trying to get them all in this picture wasn‘t going well for me! They‘ll get their time to shine later. Have you read any of these books?

#librarybooksale #bookhaul #bookbuyingproblem #itisnthoardingifitsbooks #somanybookssolittletime #readersgonnaread

Texreader I liked the tagged book. 2w
Zelma Agreed with @Texreader 2w
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Woman in Cabin 10 | Ruth Ware
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#RedRoseSeptember I am NOT a fan of Ruth Ware (#SorryNotSorry) This “thriller” (#NotThrilling) is set on the #SevenSeas aboard a luxury cruise-ship and it had me wanting to throw myself overboard 🚢⚓️just terrible plot, weak writing and rehashed tropes although plenty of #LitsyLove so I‘m in the #UnpopularCamp

vivastory I've only read one Ware, her most recent & I was not a fan 3w
Cinfhen I stopped reading her @vivastory after this book 😕#SoManyBooksSoLittleTime 3w
Hooked_on_books Oh no! 😱 Them‘s fightin‘ words! I love Ruth Ware, so we‘ll have to agree to disagree on this one. I can‘t stand Riley Sager, who everyone else seems to love. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 3w
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TrishB I stopped at this one too, not for me. 3w
RealBooks4ever @Hooked_on_books I'm with you- love Ware, dislike Sager! 3w
Hooked_on_books @RealBooks4ever Woo-hoo! Solidarity! 🎉😆 3w
Cinfhen Oh no @Hooked_on_books I thought we were reading soul mates 😢But I DO DISLIKE Riley Sager “thrillers “ , too 🤗 3w
Cinfhen Now @TrishB has exquisite reading taste @Hooked_on_books @RealBooks4ever 😂😂😂 3w
Hooked_on_books Aw, we can still be reading soulmates! We just have to agree that our ven diagrams of reading don‘t overlap all the way! 3w
TrishB 😂😂 @Hooked_on_books those ven diagrams would be fun! But I‘m not offering! 3w
Cinfhen Hahahaha I‘ll share my ven with you @Hooked_on_books @TrishB 😘😘 3w
arlenefinnigan 😂Love your review! 3w
Stacypatrice I‘m with you! 3w
Jess I‘m 100% with you. No Ware or Sager here. 3w
TheAromaofBooks I just read this one a couple of weeks ago and was mostly left feeling confused - is there seriously not a simpler way to get rid of your wife?! 3w
BookNAround This is the only one of hers I read but I‘d have to agree with you 100%. 3w
Reagan-reads Ugh no Ruth Ware over here either. I think I read 3 (!) before I gave up. 3w
Cinfhen Ohhhhh!!! Thanks for all the anti Ware sentiment @Reagan-reads @BookNAround @TheAromaofBooks @Jess @Stacypatrice Lovely lady but not my favorite novelist @arlenefinnigan 😁 3w
Ruthiella I can‘t warm up to her books either (and I‘ve read THREE!)😬 3w
Cinfhen Join our corner @Ruthiella there‘s always room 😘 3w
Rachel_nyc I‘ve liked a couple of her books but absolutely agree with you on this one. Every decision the protagonist made had nothing to do with reality or common sense and was just needed to move the plot forward. Such a frustrating read for me! 3w
Reagan-reads @TheAromaofBooks 😂 nailed it! 👌🏻 3w
Cinfhen I don‘t enjoy authors who stick to a formula / every book just bleeds into another and I feel that way about her thrillers @Rachel_nyc and I no longer like reading about women who are unreliable narrators and make ridiculous choices for plot purposes. Ugh!!! So annoying 3w
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Heartless | Marissa Meyer
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I‘ve purchased a few new books within the last month. And then a few after that. And a few more after that. What I‘m really trying to say is that I have a ton of books to show you in my latest book haul video! https://youtu.be/wRhaTedRRSw

#booktube #bookhaul #somanybookssolittletime #youtubeforbooks #bookloversunite #itisnthoardingifitsbooks #toberead #septemberhaul #librarybooksale

EadieB @Butterflyamore Here are the ones I have read:
Then She Was Gone - All of Lisa Jewell's books are good!
No Second Chance - I love Harlan Coben's books!
The Flight Attendant - found main character, Cassie Bowden extremely unlikeable and stupid.
Bonesetter's Daughter - Love Amy Tan books
Once Upon A River - Loved this one too
Beatown and US Against You - Loved both books
City of Falling Angels - Love books about Venice
Bring Me Back - Surprise end
EadieB @Butterflyamore Recently required by me:
My Grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry - Fredrik Backman
The Bookseller - Cynthia Swanson
Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
The Dive From Clausen's Pier - Ann Packer
The couple next door - Shari Lapena
What She Knew - Gilly MacMillan
Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
Redemption Road - John Hart
Happy Like Murderers by Gordon Burn - True Crime about Fred and Rosemary West
Perfidia - James Ellroy
Butterflyamore I enjoyed My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She‘s Sorry. It‘s a sweet story. The Couple Next Door is a good page turner. I have What She Knew and Magpie Murders but I haven‘t read them yet. I think I might have Redemption Road but I am not certain. I‘ll have to double check. I do have a couple of his other books, though. 3w
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Golden State: A Novel | Stephanie Kegan
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#RedRoseSeptember #catchup

I thought of this book That I read a few years ago for this prompt. The MC suspects that her estranged older brother may be the “Cal Bomber” (a domestic terrorist responsible for bombs planted at Stanford & other places) when the bomber‘s manifesto sounds like a letter she received from him. She can‘t say #HeAintHeavyHesMyBrother

Cinfhen I own this book but haven‘t gotten to it yet 🙄 #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime 3w
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So this is my status for #20by2020

I‘ve read 4, and I‘ve currently put Pachinko in hold. I get easily distracted by new books and library holds arriving

MelissaSue81 Ooh! Lots of award winnder/Nominees. Only ones I have read are the Nickel Boys (loved), Pachinko (loved) The Overstory (liked) and My Sister The serial Killer (was okay, but i don't understand why its shortlisted at all!) (edited) 4w
megnews I do too. I may end up swiping out a few. Is that cheating? 😂 4w
AnneCecilie @MelissaSue81 I‘m looking forward to Nickel Boys and The Overstory, maybe next month. I‘m not connecting with Pachinko and I‘ve a strong feeling that it‘s me. I enjoyed My Sister, it was definitely what I needed at the time, but I understand the Longlist questions. (edited) 4w
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AnneCecilie @megnews I want to say no, but it‘s your challenge so you make the rules 😉 4w
SaturnDoo Ohhh the distractions 😂 I get distracted too and stray way off my beaten path with library book holds, overdrive and hoopla. If I would just quit looking at books and increasing my tbr I might get more read 😐 4w
KarenUK 😊👍💕 4w
Cinfhen I already bailed on one and swiped it with another 🤫🤫🤫 @megnews 4w
megnews @Cinfhen oh great! Now I won‘t feel guilty about it! 4w
megnews @SaturnDoo I know the feeling!! 4w
Cinfhen Nope!!! Reading is NEVER about guilt @megnews #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime and #SoFewWeeks 😉 4w
AnneCecilie @Cinfhen I so agree with you. Reading is supposed to be fun. Then I will do some shifts as well @megnews 4w
Cinfhen Great @AnneCecilie 💕💕💕 4w
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#RedRoseSeptember Another unread book but this one from my Kindle 🤑Damn those #KindleDailyDeals 🙈A look at the #History of the Jewish People starting from biblical days until the founding of the State of Israel . I‘m actually keen to read this. #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime

Ruthiella I have a copy of his Spartacus (damn those library book sales!🤪) that I still need to read! 1mo
Cinfhen Exactly @Ruthiella 😄 1mo
arlenefinnigan Excellent! 1mo
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#RedRoseSeptember Trying to use books from my TBR all month...let‘s see how long that lasts😜A survivalist father takes his young daughter out into the woods claiming the world has ended #PoorMisguidedFool but what happens when Peggy discovers her father‘s betrayal. Lots of mixed reviews keep putting me off from reading this book. #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime #MaybeOneDay

BarbaraBB I enjoyed that other book of her, 1mo
Kalalalatja I loved this one! 1mo
TrishB I haven‘t got to this one either! 1mo
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Cinfhen @BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja @TrishB I really liked Swimming Lessons but was meh about 👉🏽so I‘m curious how I‘ll feel about Endless 🤷🏼‍♀️ 1mo
arlenefinnigan Love the cover! 1mo
BarbaraBB Bitter Orange is on my reading list for later this year. I remember your meh review though... 🤷🏻‍♀️ 1mo
Moray_Reads Oooh, I HATED this one 1mo
Simona Nice writing/good atmosphere, eye rolling story ... 🤷‍♀️ 1mo
Cinfhen Better or worse than Bitter Orange?? @Simona Ha @Moray_Reads And you capitalized HATE 🤓😜Ill be curious to see how much I like or dislike the book. BTW: how do I get the linked book to appear in the middle of the sentence??? 1mo
Simona Worse ... it‘s YA book trying to be adult. A on the BTW Q - I think that this is impossible.🤔 1mo
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#RedRoseSeptember Nice way to introduce us to Lancashire County @arlenefinnigan 😉🎶🙌🏻 #ADayInTheLife Tagged book introduces us to Robert Peace, a brilliant young man who had everything stacked against him but still succeeded to secure acceptance into an Ivy League University. Investigative reporter Lisa Taddeo looks at the #SecretLove life of three women over the course of 8 years in Three Women. Both are #TBR 🤪
#SeptemberSins @jenniferw88

TrishB I‘ve read both 😁 1mo
Cinfhen Thoughts????? @TrishB 1mo
TrishB Short and Tragic Life was sad and 💔 but a good read. I bailed on Three Women - be interested to see what you think as it‘s definitely a love/hate vibe. 1mo
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Cinfhen I‘ve seen the mixed reviews on Women @TrishB I‘m hoping to read it soon and same with Robert Peace ( #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime ) 1mo
arlenefinnigan Sounds a tough read... 1mo
RealBooks4ever Two widely different books! Loved Robert Peace but won't be reading Women! 💜 1mo
Cinfhen I think Three Women is very polarizing @RealBooks4ever makes me want to read right away!!!! 1mo
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EadieB @Butterflyamore I like most of your book picks and will probably read:
Playing Dead, The Illness Lesson, This Tender Land, Dear Edward, Ten Thousand Doors of January, His Hideous Heart and Widow of Pale Harbor. I have read all of William Kent Krueger's books and love his writing. His series is great and love Cork O'Connor. I would like to read Brigid Kemmerer but should read her first book. I'm a fan or Poe too so those 2 books are a must.
EadieB @Butterflyamore Some books I am interesting in reading are: The Lying Room by Nicci French due out 10/1/19. Ioved her Frieda Klein series. The Wives by Tarryn Fisher due out 12/30/19. Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane and What You Did by Claire McGowan. I enjoyed McGowan's Paula Maguire series. I have a lot of series that I am reading and trying to compete so that's what I am looking forward to. (edited) 2mo
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Butterflyamore @EadieB I am interested in The Lying Room as well and might include it in my next thriller video. I‘ve heard Nicci French is a husband/wife team, which is cool! I haven‘t read the series yet but I do have Blue Monday in my stack. I have Ask Again, Yes as well but it‘s another I haven‘t gotten to yet! 2mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore I had to look again at the title of Nicci French's book. It looked like The Living Room to me and I'm glad I saw your post because I've read it a couple of times and didn't notice the correct title. lol Yes they are a husband/wife team. Some of their books are so/so but the Frieda Klein series was very good. I think you mentioned Ask Again, Yes before and that's why I had it listed. Anyway, thanks for mentioning the new books! 2mo
Butterflyamore Haha! I thought it was just an autocorrect typo because autocorrect always changes words on me! 2mo
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Telegraph Avenue | Michael Chabon
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#AyUpAugust Another Michael Chabon book 😉This one is on my TBR , the blurb sounds great but I‘ve seen mixed reviews. #AvenuesAndAlleyways 🎶For some reason, I keep humming 10th Avenue Freeze-Out 👂🏼🐛

squirrelbrain I can‘t decide which cover I like the best, but they don‘t look like they are for the same book... very different... 2mo
Megabooks Love 10th Avenue Freeze Out! 2mo
CarolynM I've got a copy of this I've never got around to reading. I'll get there one day🙂 2mo
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Cinfhen @Megabooks who doesn‘t love BRUCE!?!??? 🎶🎸and I agree @squirrelbrain the two covers don‘t seem to represent the same book 🤷‍♀️ 2mo
Cinfhen Hi @CarolynM 💕💕💕pretty much the story of our lives #MaybeSomeday #SoManyBooksSoLittleTime 2mo
MicheleinPhilly I have had this book for YEARS but I don‘t have the greatest track record with Chabon. 2mo
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