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The Black Notebook | Patrick Modiano, Georges Borchardt
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This falls squarely in the 'literary mystery' camp (i.e. the not-fun kind 😋) , so not #kisskissbangbang in the traditional sense, but still fits I think. Modiano plays with the pieces of a mystery novel- mysterious woman, shady characters, lurid night scenes...murder. But instead of an A to B chronology, the MC remembers portions from different times, triggered by fragments of notes he took decades ago. Singular style with atmosphere to spare 🏙

Billypar Thanks @Robothugs for a great month of songs & books for #tuneintonovember ! Looking forward to December @Cinfhen 😃🎶🎁 6y
Robothugs I‘m glad you enjoyed it! ☺️ 6y
mcipher Sounds fascinating and weird! 6y
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Billypar @mcipher Yeah- definitely both of those things 😸 6y
Cinfhen Sounds great!!! #stacked 6y
Cinfhen Yay!!!! #decdays with @Billypar can't wait!!!!!!!! 6y
Liz_M Oooh, tempting. Love the photo! 6y
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#TuneIntoNovember #KissKissBangBang 💋💋💥💥I went with a mix of mystery/thrillers & the tagged book of true crime stories with 'kiss' in their titles as there's definitely some 'bang bang' in these too.😆 I've read & enjoyed them all-especially the Karin Slaughter & J.T. Ellison series. A Kiss Before Dying is old school but the book & both movies (1956 & 1991) are worth reading & watching. Mahalo @Cinfhen & @Robothugs for the fun 🎼challenge.💋💋

Robothugs Nicely done 😉 6y
Cinfhen 💋💋🔫🔫 6y
DebinHawaii @Cinfhen Ahh, there was a 🔫emoji! I missed it and went for explosion 💥😆👍 6y
Cinfhen 💋💋🙌🏻💟 6y
Cinfhen Actually @KarenUK gets the credit 😀she used it today!!!!! 6y
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murder after hours | Agatha Christie
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Don‘t know how much kiss kiss there is but there has to be some bang bang in these!😂 #KissKissBangBang

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Cinfhen You‘re a rock star ⭐️ 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻💚 6y
LeahBergen 😂 Yes! 6y
Bourriquet76 I loved the musical! 6y
Robothugs Awesome! 😂 6y
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Beartown: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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Beartown was a definite #FallFavourite, it gets 👍👍 from me, and with advances both welcome and very unwelcome and the repeated Bang! of pucks against the boards it's also #KissKissBangBang! Phew! Three challenges in one 😁

#NoteworthyNovember @Jess7
#EmojiNov @RealLifeReading
#TuneIntoNovember @Robothugs @Cinfhen

MyNightstandRunnethOver Just finished this book. I loved it too! 6y
Cinfhen One of my best of 2017 and this works great for #OlympicSport #Booked2018 🙌🏻 6y
Mdargusch Thanks for the suggestion @Cinfhen 6y
Cinfhen With pleasure @Mdargusch 6y
Pamwurtzler Oh good idea @Cinfhen 6y
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Streets of Laredo | Larry McMurtry
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I have never really been a fan of action-packed #kisskissbangbang type novels, so I was surprised to fall in love with Lonesome Dove. Since finishing #lonedove I have been excited to read the rest of the series but am unsure which book to read next 🤔 There seem to be differing opinions on whether to continue in the order the books were published vs following the chronological life of the characters. Any thoughts on this??

Tamra I‘ve read them and I don‘t recall it mattering. 6y
Suet624 Haven‘t read any of the others but now I want to! 6y
Reviewsbylola Very interesting. I planned on reading the rest in order. 6y
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JanuarieTimewalker13 The only LM book, I've ever read was The Loop Group. Don't remember what I thought of it...read it years back 6y
emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola which order!? 6y
Reviewsbylola They are numbered books. My spines are numbered 1-4 so I was going to go with that. 6y
LeahBergen I read Lonesome Dove first and then read the others in order of publication (Laredo, Dead, Comanche). Hmm... I think you‘d probably have more fun reading them chronologically (Dead, Comanche, Laredo). I always recommend starting with Lonesome Dove, though, which so SO goes against my anal-retentive need to always read a series in order. 😆 6y
Reviewsbylola Yes, chronologically is how they are numbered so I just figured I‘d go with that! I‘m glad I read LD first though since that‘s the one most loved and most well known. @LeahBergen 6y
Daisey I'll be curious to follow this conversation because I'm going to need to read some more of this series as well. 6y
Bookzombie I read Lonesome Dove first and then Streets of Laredo. I‘m going to read the first 2 next year and reread the last 2 on audio as I hear it‘s very good. I like to read series in order but honestly these can go either way. I have seen all of the movies and you can watch them in any order too. 6y
Cinfhen Look at you!!!! #cowgirl 6y
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Wallbanger | Alice Clayton
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Guess I don't have to elaborate. 😁

#TuneIntoNovember @Robothugs @Cinfhen

Suet624 😂😂 6y
rockpools 😂😂That would seem to cover it! 6y
Clwojick 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 6y
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Cinfhen BaHahahaha 😂😂😂😂 6y
Robothugs 😂😂😂 6y
Ms_T 😳😂 6y
CoverToCoverGirl 😳😳 Explain please..🤣🤣 (edited) 6y
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Thunderball | Ian Fleming
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The phrase Mr #kisskissbangbang was first used by an Italian journalist to describe James Bond. John Barry then used it as a song title to be the ‘Thunderball‘ theme. Both Shirley Bassey and Dionne Warwick recorded #kisskissbangbang but last minute they switched to ‘Thunderball‘ by Tom Jones.
This gorgeous coffee table book was a Birthday gift last yr and the 1961 Pan paperback was my Dads, that I rescued from a donation box!

Robothugs well done!! 😁👏🏻 6y
Cinfhen Awesomeness🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻love EVERYTHING about this post!!! Great pic & choice💜 6y
KarenUK @Cinfhen @Robothugs I am full of utterly useless James Bond trivia! I actually wrote my final written work at Art school (aged 21) on Bond girls! ...‘Feminist Icon or Brainless Bimbos?‘ 😂 6y
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Robothugs 😂 I love it so much!! 6y
Cinfhen Sounds like a brilliant thesis and A+ work 🤓😘 6y
TricksyTails 😍😍😍 6y
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There is a lot of #kisskissbangbang in this book 💋😘💣🔫 I were so impressed when I read it, because what James has done isn't easy. However, I didn't love it, I just didn't connect with it enough.

Thanks for a fun month of #TuneintoNovember! 👏👏

Robothugs I kept seeing this at the bookstore and not picking it up! I think I need to get myself a copy. 6y
jillannjohn This has been on my TBR for a long time.... 6y
RebelReader I've had this on my TBR shelf for over a year. I feel guilty since he lives right here in Minnesota and I haven't read any of his work! 🙁🙁 6y
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Cinfhen It took me a while to get comfortable with this book but I once I did I was hooked!!! I LOVED it😍 6y
Cinfhen His story crafting is incredible @RebelReader @jillannjohn @Robothugs 6y
Kalalalatja @Robothugs @jillannjohn @RebelReader I agree with @Cinfhen it is worth reading for the craftmanship alone. Also, it is a great and consuming read 👌 6y
RebelReader @Kalalalatja @Cinfhen You've convinced me! It's going on my #recommendationschallenge2018! 😜 6y
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#TuneIntoNovember Day 30! WoW, that flew by! Thanks to my awesome guest DJ/host @Robothugs I enjoyed your playlist 😎🤘🏽🎵This is a GoodReads Giveawaycopy of the newest Lisbeth Salander novel which I'm sure will have some #KissKissBangBang inside the pages😉Waiting for Jan to read this for my #pop18 #NextInASeries 👍🏻Starting tomorrow I'll be hosting #DecDays with a fun playlist & prompts! Hope you'll join me 🎸🎧http://spoti.fi/2j4AOZs

BarbaraBB Of course I join you 🎶 6y
Kalalalatja Count me in! 6y
Cinfhen Woohoo🙌🏻thanks my lovely friends @BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja 🎸🎼 6y
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erzascarletbookgasm I‘ll participate of course! 🤘Will do my best, some of this month‘s are tricky for me 😅 6y
Cinfhen Same @erzascarletbookgasm 🙈but I get inspired from seeing all the other awesome posts!!! 6y
Robothugs It was so much fun!! @erzascarletbookgasm I heard that a lot this month 😅 you don‘t necessarily need to use books. 🤷🏻‍♀️ I liked the idea of making them challenging! But like @Cinfhen said, other posts can inspire you! Sometimes I listen to the songs more than once and see what book or character they remind me of! 6y
alisiakae I‘m looking forward to #DecDays!! Especially the Hamilton Hanukkah prompt! 6y
Cinfhen It's such a fun spoof @4thhouseontheleft They preformed their Hamilton Hanukkah Rap at the White House last year 😂 6y
alisiakae @Cinfhen I remember that! I guess the Hamilton performances at the White House are over. 😞 I loved the last one they did for the Obamas, One Last Time, I couldn‘t stop crying!! 6y
Reviewsbylola The Larsson series is a favorite of mine but I just can‘t bring myself to read the new ones. 6y
Cinfhen I bought the last one by David Lagercrantz and it was pretty bad but since I won this book I'm gonna give it a try! The reviews are terrible @Reviewsbylola 6y
Reviewsbylola I love Blomkvist and Lisbeth too much to ruin them. 6y
emilyhaldi Wow am I the only one who didn‘t know this series was being continued by a different author?? Why?! 6y
Cinfhen Maybe you actually have a life @emilyhaldi because clearly I do not and neither does @Reviewsbylola 😂😘😜 6y
Reviewsbylola Guilty as charged. 😂 6y
Reviewsbylola I believe Larson‘s family and/or estate was involved with this new author. Don‘t quote me on that though. @emilyhaldi 6y
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