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CuriousG
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I'm a sucker for odd family of origin dynamics told in #memoirs - bought this while listening to The Memory Palace on audio. Plan to give the audio a rest for the evening and start in on this one! I am WAY behind for the readathon, but trying my best to log some hours
#24in48 #24in48readathon

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WhatWouldJaneDo
Experimental Film | Gemma Files
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Night Film meets Hereditary/Midsommar. After seeing a clip from an old silver nitrate film at a screening, struggling film critic Lois Cairns is driven to solve the mystery of who the filmmaker was, and why she made her film in the first place. Complicating Lois' one-track obsession, she also has a young autistic son who may be more affected by her quest than she realizes.

JSW This sounds really good. How was the autistic son portrayed? I have pet peeves with how many authors write autism. 5h
Leftcoastzen Interesting,stacked. 5h
WhatWouldJaneDo @JSW I felt like he was a lot more individualized than a lot of more stereotypical autistic characters. He mostly speaks with echolalia and has different relationships with each of his family members. The book is first person from the mom's perspective and is very raw with her feelings about not being a good enough mom for him. 5h
JSW @WhatWouldJaneDo thanks! That sounds sensitive and thoughtful. ❤️ 4h
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Kazzie
Son of a Trickster | Eden Robinson
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Well written, fast paced

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lovelybookshelf
Split Tooth | Tanya Tagaq
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It's time for the #24in48 #readathon! I'm starting off by finishing up SPLIT TOOTH by #Inuk #throatsinger Tanya Tagaq. I have only about an hour left, and let me just say, this #audiobook has been a listening experience unlike any other. 💙 #nativeauthor #canadianauthor #nunavut #poetry #prose #fiction #memoir #24in48readathon #throatsinging

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Krisjericho
The Darkest Dark | Chris Hadfield
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I knew this would be interesting and educational, but I didn't expect it to be so inspirational and beautifully written. It is a sweet book with gorgeous illustrations and a powerful message of reaching for, if you'll excuse the pun, the stars.

JackOBotts A great story! My son really enjoyed this one. 2d
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LibraryCin
Owls in the Family | Farley Mowat
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This was so short; I wish it had been longer. I felt terrible when I thought Billy was going to bring home an owl by stealing it out of a nest! There were plenty of humourous stories about Wol and Weeps. I am curious if Mowat actually had owls as pets.

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TheAromaofBooks
Across the Miles | Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Receiving #LitsyLove is honestly making me so happy!! I sent out my first response today, with several more to write. Thank you everyone for being so welcoming!!!

Stacypatrice 🙃💌✨ 3d
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PaperbackPirate
The Secret World of Og | Pierre Berton, Patsy Berton
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I was obsessed with this book as a kid, and I remember reading it multiple times.
The main characters discover a secret world #underground where the people speak their own language.
#letstraveljuly
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@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

BookwormAHN I remember the cartoon 💜 4d
OriginalCyn620 😊📚❤️ 3d
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Brooke_H WHOA! Flashback! 3d
PaperbackPirate @BookwormAHN I loved the cartoon but of course the book was better. 🤓 2d
PaperbackPirate @Brooke_H Good times! 2d
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Eggs
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Bones sinking like stones
All that we've fought for
Homes, places we've grown
All of us are done for🎶

Georgina, helpless and injured when her car fell into a ravine, tried to distract her desperation by reciting all the bones in the body...

#dontpanic #julycoldplay

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LaurenAliseee
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Great book! Keeps you guessing. I liked her other book “An Unwanted Guest” better but both were good reads, super suspenseful.