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Burning Sky | Sherry Thomas
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julesG Don't even know why I picked this trilogy for 21 - I know there is a scene where the MCs are in the desert, neither knowing who they are. 4w
BarbaraBB Well played! 😘 4w
Cinfhen I love this!!! Well done 🥳🙌🏻 4w
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Ever seen this stupid movie from 2014? Two Bros try to rescue a friend who's been carjacked #DownInMexico, left penniless and naked. It's as bad as it sounds.

#WanderingJune @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

Cinfhen Ha! Somehow this gem escaped me 😂gotta love the bro talk💚 4w
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Esperanza Rising | Pam Muanoz Ryan
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#wanderingjune @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB A young girl who is forced to leave home dreams of the life she had #downinmexico. She must learn that there is still hope to be found in her new life in the United States.

BarbaraBB Is this for children? The premise is sad but the cover doesn‘t look that way. Interesting! 4w
phantomx @BarbaraBB Esperanza Rising is for Young Readers in grades 6-8. The premise is sad at first, but Esperanza learns about what is truly valuable and essential in life. It's a beautiful book, and I love the gold scholastic cover too. 4w
Cinfhen This would be perfect for #booked2019 #middlegrade #shamelessplug 🥰 4w
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We must learn more about life #downinmexico and other countries in the Central and Southern America‘s. I went to the authors excellent talk at the National Book Festival in DC. #wanderingjune

BarbaraBB This seems an emotional but important read. I agree that we should learn more about other countries. It was the thought behind this month‘s prompts and I am so happy to get to know books like these by this photo challenge! Stacked! (edited) 4w
Cinfhen I stacked this a few months ago - I think @TrishB posted about the book!! Still need to pick it up. And by the way @BarbaraBB this month‘s theme/ music was FABULOUS 🙌🏻💕 4w
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen 😊😘 4w
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TrishB @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB I brought and still haven‘t read! It seems the time should be now to read too ☹️ 4w
Chrissyreadit I agree @Cinfhen this was a great prompt month @BarbaraBB 4w
BarbaraBB @Chrissyreadit Thank you so much!! 😘 4w
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Mexico: A Novel | James A. Michener
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#DowninMexico #WanderingJune

I haven‘t read this one yet, but have loved the few Michener books I‘ve read to date, so I anticipate this being a good one.

Has anyone read it?

BarbaraBB I have not, but it is supposed to be good indeed. I keep looking to those shelves behind it 😍 4w
LeahBergen I haven‘t read ANY Michener. 😮 Did you ever read Aztec by Gary Jennings? 4w
Cinfhen I‘ve always wanted to read more Michener!!! Hmmmm, I feel an itch of a buddy read brewing!!! 4w
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Melissa_J @LeahBergen I haven‘t, but I‘m pretty sure I own a copy. 4w
Melissa_J @Cinfhen which of his books have you read? I‘m halfway though The Covenant. I set it aside last year and intend to pick it up again this summer. 4w
Cinfhen The Source, Hawaii and 4w
Cinfhen Some skimming was involved with all of them!!! 4w
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The food #DownInMexico is delicious. Here are some favorite Mexico-set foodie books from my stacks: two fiction, a memoir & two cookbooks with stories.

BarbaraBB Gorgeous post. The books look so good, all of them! 4w
Cinfhen Echoing @BarbaraBB I‘m so happy to see your posts!!! I missed them and you so much 🙌🏻😘 4w
DebinHawaii @BarbaraBB @Cinfhen Thank you! 🤗I am glad to be back taking part again (and I have managed to do them all so far! 🎉) 4w
kspenmoll Love your collage! 4w
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All the Pretty Horses | Cormac McCarthy
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#WanderingJune #DownInMexico

This book takes place at the Texas/Mexico border, with the protagonist feeling the lure of Mexico calling to him to step foot there.

I tried reading this, but couldn‘t get into it. Probably the wrong time for me to read it.

Joanne1 I‘ve tried Cormac McCarthy too and just couldn‘t finish. I‘ve concluded he‘s not for me and moved on. (edited) 4w
BarbaraBB I felt the same as well. Just not for me. 4w
Cinfhen ThTs a shame ~ I‘ve always been curious about Cormac McCarthy. I‘m still planning on reading 4w
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(Day 25 - #DownInMexico)

*Why do song titles make me think of other songs, instead of books? Who knows? Anyway, I‘m very sure that when I was but a young gal, I sang this song in the shower all the time:
🎶 Oh, Mexico
It sounds so simple I just gotta go
The sun‘s so hot I forgot to go home
Guess I‘ll have to go now...🎶

That‘s “Mexico” by James Taylor from 1975. Wow—I‘m that old. 😂

BarbaraBB I don‘t know that song. Though I was there in 1975 too 👵🏻 4w
Kappadeemom I love that song!! 4w
cathysaid I‘m with ya...me and my Metamucil. 👵🏻 4w
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BarbaraTheBibliophage He‘s one of my favorites! 4w
Cinfhen I think that‘s awesome ~ that you think in song 🎉🙌🏻🎶♥️ 4w
gradcat @BarbaraBB I‘m kind of surprised that you don‘t know that song, but I‘m so happy that you were with me (in spirit) in 1975. 4w
gradcat @Kappadeemom I‘ve been singing it for approximately 24 hours now! 😂 4w
gradcat @Cinfhen I kind of suspect that you do, too, in a way...you know lots of songs and all of the lyrics to boot! 😎 4w
BarbaraBB I think its fame didn‘t make it across the Atlantic 😉 4w
gradcat @cathysaid I know, right? Got to keep regular! 😂 4w
gradcat @BarbaraBB That is so surprising to me...you would not believe how big he was here...it started with this song called “Fire and Rain.” 4w
BarbaraBB I Googled it but I have never heard that one either. Maybe I was just too young 😉 4w
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Couldn‘t go #downinmexico without thinking about Frida ❤️

squirrelbrain 😁👍 4w
Cathythoughts Nice one 👍🏻✨ 4w
BarbaraBB This prompt wouldn‘t be complete without her 💜 4w
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marleed My favorite 5k is a Frida run in SAn Antonio on her birthday. Lots of unibrows and high top braids in that run! 4w
Cinfhen I wanted to post about Lacuna but @squirrelbrain beat me too it!! #FridaRules ♥️🙌🏻 4w
TrishB @marleed that sounds fun! 4w
TrishB @Cinfhen me too 😁 4w
erzascarletbookgasm Of course! Love your books! 4w
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