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BookBumming
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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A little visitor came and read with me today. I guess even the smallest creatures know a good book when they see one. (The book is A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne) 🦋📖 #aladdertothesky #readingbuddy #lol #funny #cute

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Eyejaybee
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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A marvellous novel about writing, ambition and betrayal, with some lovely vignettes of literary giants strewn along the way. One of the most entertaining book I have read this year. See my Goodreads review at: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2799549437 #johnboyne #aladdertothesky #metafiction #book #books #booksbooksbooks #bookstagram #booklove #fiction #booknerd #bookish #fauntbooks #booklove #bookphotography #guardianbooks #bookcommunity

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exentricone
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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I loved this book, my first John Boyne and definitely not my last. I read this book in just a few days because It was so hard to put down. What a ride! Twisted. @bookofthemonth @johnboyne #aladdertothesky #botm #reading #readers #bookstagram #greatreads

wanderinglynn Welcome to Litsy! 📚 10mo
exentricone @wanderinglynn thank you! Loving it so far. ☺️ 10mo
Chelleo Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. #LitsyWelcomeWagon 9mo
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RaimeyGallant Welcome! 9mo
exentricone @Chelleo I read the #Litsytips, I will check out the videos now. Thank you! 9mo
exentricone @RaimeyGallant Thanks! 🙂👍🏼 9mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!!💜💙♥️💙💜 9mo
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Stellina
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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When the disdain has made it into the dialogue of new novels .... 😂

BTW, A Ladder to the Sky was a an excellent book. I loathed the main character but the story is so good and keeps you moving along. It's worth hating him so much, haha.

#book #books #bookworm #bibliophile #quote #johnboyne #aladdertothesky #read #reading #ifounditfunny

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Jess7
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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5/5 stars - Boyne has done it once again. He has written a powerful, character-driven novel that captivated me from the very first page. This book is very different than Furies, and yet I loved it all the same. The main character, Maurice Swift, is the type of character you absolutely love to hate. He has no moral compass and he will do anything to get ahead in his literary career. I highly recommend! 🤩 #jpbookreview #bookreview #aladdertothesky

MelissaSue81 Indeed.. Maurice May be one of the most despicable characters ever written! But a fantastic story. 12mo
HOTPock3tt I can‘t wait to read this book!! ♥️ 12mo
rdkate Loved Furies and Boy in the striped pajamas, so excited to read this! 12mo
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plemmdog Looking forward to this! 12mo
DannyOlda Yes, finishing this tonight and feel exactly the same way. Maurice is wonderfully easy to love to hate and the dialogue of the last quarter if the book is so good. 12mo
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LWagoner
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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My 1st Book of the Month! #aladdertothesky #bookofthemonth

Andrew65 Loved this book. Enjoy. 12mo
Lovesbooks87 Yay! Mine should be here today too! 12mo
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EadieB
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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Maurice Swift has my vote for one of the most ruthless men in literature. He will stop at nothing in order to get a published novel even though he doesn't have an original plot idea. He manages a story that puts him at the top. Matter of ethics will keep the pages turning. Boynes‘ writing flows easy and makes for a quick book. Read A Ladder to the Sky. You will not be disappointed. Thanks to NetGalley and Hogarth Pub for copy for honest review.

Andrew65 They will love your review, which is fully deserved. A wonderful book. 12mo
EadieB @Andrew65 Thanks! 12mo
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KatieDid927 It‘s been a really slow start for me with this one, it just has NOT grabbed me yet, but all the positive reviews has me pushing through! 12mo
EadieB @KatieDid927 Sometimes it takes a good bit before a book kicks in. I hang in if I know others enjoyed it. I‘m reading Circe right now which everyone really enjoyed but that genre really is not a favorite of mine. Give me a gory mystery thriller and I am very happy. I will stick with Circe because of the Buddy Read and hope it gets more interesting for me. I‘m also having the same problem with Transcription by Kate Atkinson. 12mo
KatieDid927 @EadieB Thanks! I really liked Circe a lot. It is also my kind of thing though. Admittedly it does start out slow too. 12mo
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EadieB
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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Erich tells Maurice how to get an idea for a plot for his book.

A Ladder To The Sky - A Very Powerful Read!

#aladdertothesky #johnboyne

Andrew65 I bet he wish he never said that! 13mo
Lola @Andrew65 😂😂So true....😳 13mo
EadieB @Andrew65 @Lola Definitely should have regretted that statement. 13mo
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Lola So this part reminded me very much of another book, out a couple of years ago, where the taking of someone else‘s story and turning it into a “fiction” book was a focal point/theme. I thought this book might be a tired retelling of that one, but John Boyne is a master and so it isn‘t, much to my relief. 13mo
EadieB @Lola Do you remember the name of the other book? 13mo
Lola @andrew65 @EadieB Are you two reading ARCs or are you outside of the US? I was so anxious to read this that I ordered it from UK-based Book Depository so I could read it ahead of the US pub date. 🙃 13mo
EadieB @Lola Andrew is in the UK and I got my copy from NetGalley. 13mo
Andrew65 @Lola He certainly has the Midas touch, only read 3 or 4 of his but all hits and favourites. The ending of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. 😭 13mo
Andrew65 @Lola As Eadie says I am in the U.K. and wasn‘t even a waiting list at the local library, just went in and picked it off the shelves! 13mo
Lola @EadieB I do but I didn‘t want to be spoilery for that one 😬It‘s (edited) 13mo
EadieB @Lola I‘ll have to check it out. Thanks! 13mo
Lola @EadieB I have NEVER been turned down for an ARC by NetGalley as fast as I I was for this book 😂 13mo
Lola @EadieB It‘s a good one! 13mo
Lola @Andrew65 Lucky you! 13mo
Andrew65 @Lola I was surprised. 13mo
EadieB @Lola possibly you requested it from NetGalley when they had so many requests. I requested it in the beginning of October when they may have wanted more reviews closer to US publish date. 12mo
Lola @EadieB That could be; I requested it back in August. 12mo
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EadieB
A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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I‘m loving this book! Such great quotes!

#aladdertothesky #johnboyne

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Jess7
Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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Yay! This. Is. AWESOME! Thanks to @felinesandfiction and @TheLibrarian - here are the #botmspoilers for November! I definitely want AT LEAST three of these! Which one(s) do you want?

#botm #botmspoilers #nineperfectstrangers #forbetterandworse #aladdertothesky #unsheltered #theproposal

AmyG Ooooo thanks. I want the Kingsolver book. (edited) 13mo
oddandbookish I read the Proposal and loved it! 13mo
KatieDid927 I already got Kingsolver from amazon so I‘m gonna go with Moriarty and Boyne! 13mo
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kamoorephoto For me, this may be another month of skipping, don‘t know yet. Not sure if I actually want to own them. 13mo
britt_brooke I loved A Ladder to the Sky! 13mo
TheLibrarian I want all except The Proposal! 13mo
Jen_Reads I may have to get Liane Moriarty 13mo
stuck.in.the.stacks I'm not sure, maybe: Moriarety, Boyne and The Proposal (just to push me out of my comfort zone). 13mo
Victoriahoperose I feel like I‘m going to go broke on this for this month 🤦🏻‍♀️ 13mo
LMJenkins Wow, if they had these choices I might not have quit! 13mo
Amor4Libros Moriarty for sure!! I have a free credit, might use it for one of the others. I got Hunt‘s from NetGalley 13mo
irre I‘m more excited about the choices this month. I got Boyne from NetGalley so maybe Moriarty or Kingsolver. Thanks for the spoiler!! 13mo
The_Heeler_Booklife Definitely going for Liane Moriarty and Margot Hunt. Love both of the authors! 13mo
Breanne1 I‘m very excited for this month!!! So many that I want. 13mo
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