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Kaila-ann
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Mailing this one off to a #bookcrosser and forgot to take a picture before I packaged it 🤦🏻‍♀️.

I enjoyed this even though romance (and especially contemporary) isn‘t really my first choice anymore. It‘s mostly light & fluffy with enough real-ness to the characters to make it enjoyable. Evvie is dealing with the death of her husband and Dean is coming to grips with the fact that he can‘t pitch. Together they try to figure out how to move on.

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Kaila-ann
A Thousand Splendid Suns | Khaled Hosseini
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This book definitely broke my heart. The story of two women in Afghanistan, born to completely different circumstances and generations, who end up married to the same man. It is a story of friendship, betrayal, war, loss, abuse and ultimately love. This book will stay with me for a long time and will ultimately be one of my favorites. It‘s ready to travel and hopefully touch another reader. #bookcrossing #bookcrosser #bookmail

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Kaila-ann
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Yay #bookmail. Between #litsylove and #bookcrossing I am getting a little bit spoiled 😊. #bookcrosser #happymail #bookswap #travelingbooks #wishlist

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Kaila-ann
The Library Book | Susan Orlean
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Not necessarily an easy or quick read but a worthwhile and fascinating read for sure. There was a plethora of information about libraries and books mixed with the story of the Los Angeles Library fire of 1986. Overall, worth the time and extra attention to finish this one, thoroughly enjoyed it. I‘ll be sending it out to a fellow #bookcrosser on Monday. #bookcrossing #booktrade #bookswap

2019 page goal: 15,053/30,000 = 50.2%

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Kaila-ann
Malpractice: A Novel | Eleazar Lipsky
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Found this book in the main lobby of Grand Strand Regional Medical Center as I was checking on a book of mine that I had released earlier. I thought I might have stumbled on a wild release so I picked it up. Unfortunately it wasn‘t bookcrossed but it‘s previous owner had the idea. Kind of a themed release as well considering it‘s a novel about medical malpractice left in a hospital lobby. #bookcrossing #bookcrosser #wildrelease #booksinthewild

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SqueakyChu
Thousand Cranes | Yasunari Kawabata
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I‘m having a hard time finding something I want to read after having immersed myself in Garth Ennis‘s Preacher series for the past few weeks. I will now try this novel as I‘m familiar with the author, and I always find it comforting to settle down with a good book of contemporary Japanese fiction. This novel was recommended to me long ago by #BookCrosser Dunzy, sadly no longer alive. He got me into reading others works by this noted author.

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Coin Locker Babies | Ryu Murakami
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What a fun surprise! Today in the mail I received a #RABCK (random act of #BookCrossing kindness) from fellow #BookCrosser hyphen8. I had this book on my wishlist because I‘ve enjoyed reading some of the strange novels (and especially the short stories) of this author. I‘m very much looking forward to reading this book which came to me all the way from Hawaii. 😲

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Ardachy
The Dinner | Herman Koch
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I have just started reading this book. It came to me from a #BookCrosser in #NewZealand together with the #postcard. The book has previously been in #Canada, #UK, #France, #Germany and #Spain so it is better travelled than I am. http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/12421194

Kaye That is so cool ! Does everyone put a postcard or signature or note of some type as it stops in their country ? Interesting ! 2y
Ardachy Not always @Kaye but it is not unusual. Bookmarks and labels are also a popular addition. 2y
Kaye Sounds like a lot of fun. Do they have a set length of time the book should be at one location, so that it keeps moving ? 2y
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Ardachy @Kaye No set time although some folk running formal book rays ask that it be moved on within an agreed period. Most #bookcrossing releases are ‘wild‘ which is to say they are left for a random person to pick up. 2y
Chellebearss What a cool idea! I‘ve never seen book crossing before 2y
Ardachy @Chellebearss let me know if you decide to try it. I am ardachy there too. 2y
Chellebearss @Ardachy thanks, I will try it out! I have a few that I could release :) 2y
SqueakyChu Hey @Chellebearss Did you ever try out BookCrossing? What happened? Did you like it? (edited) 1y
Chellebearss @SqueakyChu I released 5 in my area and haven‘t seen anything about them since. :-( 1y
SqueakyChu @Chellebearss LOL! Only about 2-5% of my books ever get journaled, but I‘ve released thousands of books since 2003 when I joined #BookCrossing so I do get some of my BC-registered books “caught” every now and then. I also meet up with other #BookCrossers in real life so that makes it more fun as well. 1y
SqueakyChu @Chellebearss Did you know that jessibud2 at LibraryThing is also an avid BookCrosser?! We used to write to each other on BookCrossing years before there was ever such a thing as #LibraryThing! 😃 (edited) 1y
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