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Maria514626
Upright Women Wanted | Sarah Gailey
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I‘m over half through but I‘m split on whether to finish. I like the characters‘ stories, personalities and interactions.

But: the reader uses accents—a pet peeve. Ugh! 🙄
And westerns aren‘t my jam.

HeathHof I bailed on this one 😬 1d
Maria514626 @heathhof 😁 I probably would but the audio makes it easier to get through while doing other things. BUT, the reader‘s voice is grating on me more and more. 😬🤦‍♀️ 1d
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Jae-G
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Panpan

This book is probably the worst book I have ever read. It usually takes me 4 weeks or less to finish a book and it took me 4 months to finish this one. It was so confusing, I can‘t remember it having a plot and I wouldn‘t be able to explain to someone what this book is all about. Western is really not my genre and I‘ve learned my lesson, I‘ll continue to stick to the genres I like.

However, I must say, Cormac‘s descriptive writing is very good.

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KathyWheeler
True Grit | Charles Portis
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☑️ I rarely read westerns but I loved True Grit and Lonesome Dove.
☑️🔎🕵️📚
☑️ I like watching the detective solve the mystery and I especially like ones involving libraries, bookstores, or books.
☑️ The cover. I‘ve bought several books because the cover was so beautiful.
#ThoughtfulThursday

Blueberry True Grit and all four of the Lonesome Dove series ❤️ 6d
CindyMyLifeIsLit ❤️ Lonesome Dove!! They‘re not about books, but have you read the Prey series by John Sandford? The protagonist is Lucas Davenport. VERY well-written! (edited) 6d
KathyWheeler @CindyMyLifeIsLit I read the first one a long time ago and loved it. I didn‘t continue with the series, but I‘m not sure why. I remember liking another character in those books as well as Lucas but I can‘t remember his name. I need to pick up those books again. 6d
CindyMyLifeIsLit He‘s since started a spin-off series with the character of Virgil Flowers that crosses over frequently. Davenport is Virgil‘s supervisor and friend. Now another spin-off series is starting (the first book just dropped) with another protagonist from Davenport‘s life. No chance of running out of reading material any time soon if you want to get back into it! 😁 4d
KathyWheeler @CindyMyLifeIsLit Virgil Flowers! That‘s it! I downloaded the 2nd Davenport book yesterday and will be starting it soon. 4d
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Hilary427
Pony | R. J. Palacio
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Pickpick

I was not aware this was a a kids book before I grabbed it (whoops), but it was great! Can‘t wait to see what my 11 year old thinks of it!
⭐️: 4/5

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living_for_literature
Silver on the Road | Laura Anne Gilman
Mehso-so

First Western I've read. Loved the worldbuilding, and the characters, especially Farron. The plot had potential but ran slow which made it frusturating when not much was resolved.

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VioletMoonBooks
Twins on the Doorstep | Marie Ferrarella
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Tamra
Shane | Wendell Minor, Jack Schaefer
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Pickpick

For western fans, this story has it all. Unfortunately it also has the same dated attitudes, but that comes with the era. I‘m sure the movie captures all the melodrama, I can just see it in my mind‘s eye!

LeahBergen I can forgive a lot in a good Western. 😆 4w
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ellie_ember
The Walking Drum | Louis L'Amour
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Goodness, what a beginning! Rereading The Walking Drum and I forgot how exciting it was!

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terryduncan5719
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I read this book because of my book club. Thank goodness for book clubs! It is definitely dated. It takes place in 1915ish. Zane Grey books were made into TV shows and influenced movies and television long after his death. The author was excellent at describing Utah. The character development was a little over the top for me. Some of the relationship descriptions were a little confusing, but as I kept reading I figured it out!

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Blueberry
The Sisters Brothers | Patrick DeWitt
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1. Arsenic and Adobo
2. Shane and The Sisters Brothers. Both 5 ⭐
3. The Yellow Wallpaper

#Weekendreads @rachelsbrittain