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BarbaraBB
An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography | Paul Rusesabagina, Tom Zoellner
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#WeeklyForecast 38/22

I just started Seven Moons for the #Bookerprize2022. It looks challenging. If there‘s time I want to start the tagged book for #ReadingAfrica2022.

Cinfhen I have Seven Moons too but im just not inspired to read it!!! Curious to see how you get on with it!! Your NF looks good 😊 2w
Megabooks Great picks for the week! 2w
BookwormM I really enjoyed 7 moons hope you do 🤞 2w
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BarbaraBB @Cinfhen @BookwormM I bailed after only 20 pages… I just couldn‘t do it. So many pov‘s, names, I had no clue what it was about and am not in the mood to find out 🤷🏻‍♀️ #hibernation 2w
Vansa I'm not surprised 😂I find Karunatilaka quite unreadable, honestly, and some of his metaphors are so idiotic, I'm baffled an editor let them through.A lot of modern novels could do with extensive editing,in my opinion,and authors should be told not to be so self indulgent! 2w
Cinfhen I fear I‘m gonna be in the same headspace as you, Barbara!!! And I agree @Vansa some editors are really preening to their authors 2w
BookwormM Oh no that is a shame maybe when the headspace is right … 2w
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Pigpen_Reads
It's Fall | Linda Glaser
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#FallingForFallSwap #FFFS

Sent out my box today! I totally forgot yesterday was a holiday 🤦🏽‍♀️ I sent it priority mail :)

@Avanders

Avanders Me too! 🫣😁 And yay! 🍁🍂🎃♥️ 3w
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
Early Riser | Jasper Fforde
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Sweet deal on Early Riser on Kindle 🇺🇸

I loved this one - still thinking about it a couple of years on!

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wanderinglynn
It's Moving Day! | Geraldo Valrio, Pamela Hickman
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It‘s so sad to see these empty bookcases! 😢 Especially since I won‘t see my books (except the few I will carry with me) until the end of October.

#movingday

ozma.of.oz Good luck with the move! 🍀 2mo
merelybookish Good luck!! 2mo
wanderinglynn Thank you @ozma.of.oz @merelybookish ☺️ 2mo
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Ruthiella It‘ll be so satisfying, however, to see them again! Hope your move goes smoothly! 🤞 2mo
wanderinglynn @Ruthiella getting to organize them again will be satisfying. Thank you! ☺️ 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Safe travels ❤️ 2mo
NovelGirl82 Good luck with the move and safe travels! 2mo
SamAnne Good luck with the move! 2mo
Bookgoil Good luck moving!!! 2mo
julesG Best of luck with your move! 2mo
mrp27 I hate being separated from my books so I feel your pain. Good luck with the move. 2mo
Gissy Good luck with the move. Yes, it looks sad 😔 but during that move period....you can acquire some books....they use to jump into shopping cars while you visit some stores😜 2mo
AmyG Have a good move! 2mo
wanderinglynn @Gissy very true! I will likely buy some new books before mine catch up with me 😉 2mo
Amandajoy Good luck! 2mo
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Cinfhen
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I didn‘t think I read as much as I did…. There‘s something to be said for shorter length books & audios 😁🙌🏻❣️I bailed on The Idiot and placed Sweetgrass in #hibernation ☹️will start #TrueBiz later today & hopefully get back to the new Zevin. I really enjoyed Lioness & End of Her. The others were all good to very good.

Mccall0113 I also had to pause on the sweet grass 4mo
TrishB A great week 👍🏻 4mo
Bookzombie Great week! 🙂 4mo
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Cinfhen Thanks @TrishB @Bookzombie my kids are arriving this week for the next month…so I‘m not sure I‘ll be doing as much reading 🙈 4mo
Cinfhen I feel bad hibernating Sweetgrass but….. it‘s sooooooo slow @Mccall0113 4mo
TrishB Ahh- but it will be family time ♥️ 4mo
thereadingpal How do you read so much jfkfkdkd I'm so jealous 4mo
Cinfhen Low page count, short audios, and a pretty carefree schedule makes my reading easy 😉 @thereadingpal 4mo
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thewallflower0707
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Pickpick

I didn‘t expect to finish #TheGoldfinch today already, but then my train got delayed for 90 minutes, so I suddenly had a lot more times. I also made waffles 🧇 today ☺️.
The first 100 pages and the last 20 were one of the most beautiful pages ever written. The rest is very long, often still good, but it‘s also very long.

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

#DonnaTartt

SRWCF I loved the movie 🎬 so much! 8mo
thewallflower0707 @SRWCF It‘s on my Netflix watchlist. Although, apart from your comment, I‘ve only heard bad things about it. 8mo
Cathythoughts My copy is in #hibernation but I haven‘t forgotten it and hope I‘ll get beck to it soon ...or someday , I agree about the beautiful writing 8mo
Cathythoughts Oh it‘s a movie .... I must try and find it 8mo
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Cinfhen
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I‘m surprised by how much I read this week. One book went into #hibernation but the rest were all enjoyable. I really enjoyed my YA #SFF and my IRL bookclub book (The Lost Shtetl). The Mercies was a well written HF and I look forward to discussing with the #LiteraryCrew
Next week I hope to focus on #ReadingAfrica22 - I‘ve started the memoir by #Ethiopian born chef, Marcus Samuelsson and it‘s quite good. I think my weakest read was the romance😒

squirrelbrain A fab week! 8mo
Cinfhen Thanks @squirrelbrain it didn‘t feel like I was making so much progress/ surprised myself 😁 8mo
TrishB Great week 👍🏻 8mo
Megabooks Great job! 8mo
Bookzombie Great week! 💗 8mo
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Loreen
It's Groundhog Day! | Steven Kroll
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In honor of Groundhog Day here are three of my favorite rereads from January (get it?😀)
#rereads #romantsy

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TheSpineView
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Eggs Cute👌🏼☀️😉 8mo
TheSpineView @Eggs Yes!❤ 8mo
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SusanLee
Groundhog Day | Betsy Lewin
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WJCintron You too!! 😃 8mo
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