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Daisey
The Iron Heel | Jack London
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This socialist novel is very different from the Jack London stories with which I‘m familiar. I‘ve been listening to it the last few days on my walks.

#Reading1001 #TBRTakedown June 2019
#1001books #Hoopla #audiobook #audiowalk

CafeMom Looks like a lovely place to walk. 3d
Daisey @CafeMom This section is not very long, but it is lovely! 🌳 🌳 2d
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ReadingEnvy
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Mehso-so

I read Daughter of Smoke and Bone (the trilogy) a couple of years ago and found this novella in #hoopla recently, reminding me I never read it. It's the love story of a puppet maker and a violin boy, Zuzana and Myk, it's all cute and the only warring factions are off the page in texts from Karou. ⤵️

ReadingEnvy One small complaint about the audio - Prague is such a central figure in this series. The author knew to have a violin boy who could talk about the fine Czech composer Dvorak. But the audiobook narrator destroyed his last name, pronouncing it Devorack. Sigh. I soothed my soul watching a pronunciation video on YouTube. https://youtu.be/5fRu6zAIbAo 4d
ReadingEnvy And guys I'm giving this a so-so because it's just not substantive. They are twitterpated and do elaborately nice things for each other and it's sweet but nothing that's gonna stick at least not for this reader. 4d
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Cinfhen
Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal | G. Willow Wilson
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#Hoopla #pop19 #ABookWithSomeoneWithASuperPower While I generally do not appreciate or enjoy comics, I thought Ms. Marvel was well done. Nice illustrations, good characterization, fun plot. Only 3 more prompts left for me!!!

StayCurious I enjoyed this one 6d
KarenUK I read Ms. Marvel for this prompt too! 6d
4thhouseontheleft Only 3 more? Way to go! Which 3? I have 15 more to go, and I plan on reading Vol 8 of Ms Marvel for this prompt! What did you read for the monastery/convent/abbey prompt? 5d
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Cinfhen I‘m not doing the advanced @4thhouseontheleft only the 40 prompts!! I have #ghoststory ( which I‘m in the middle of) #reread ( which is annoying) and #publishedposthumously 👇🏼 (edited) 5d
Cinfhen It was fun @StayCurious but I don‘t think I‘ll be reading further 😁 5d
4thhouseontheleft I‘ll be using East of Eden for #reread. 😁 Anne Frank would be a good pick for posthumous! I almost went with Emily Dickinson (many of her poems were published posthumously), until I realized my reread of this works for that prompt: (edited) 5d
4thhouseontheleft I really like the advanced prompts this year. Except for the abbey/convent prompt. 5d
Cinfhen Maybe I‘ll check them out @4thhouseontheleft since it‘s only June. 5d
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ReadingEnvy
Lanny: A Novel | Max Porter
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The audiobook version of Lanny by Max Porter feels like a combination of others that I like. Mix part Reservoir 13 and The Reservoir Tapes by Jon McGregor (sleepy village, child goes missing, multiple perspectives) with The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (small child interacting with the supernatural, in this case Dead Papa Toothwort,) family and Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (community members with conflicting narratives.) #hoopla

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Daisey
The Tempest | William Shakespeare
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Due to the many references in The Bookshop of Yesterdays to The Tempest, I decided to listen to the play next. I enjoyed the audio dramatization, but I had a hard time keeping track of the characters so I read along in some parts using #SerialReader. This was quite different from other Shakespeare plays I‘ve read, but once I got the characters figured out I enjoyed it.

#LitsyBookClub #audiobook #Hoopla

JazzFeathers The Tempest is often considered one of Shakespeare's weirdest works. I still have to read it. I'll come to it sooner or later. 1w
Libby1 @Daisey and @JazzFeathers - The Tempest is one of my favourites. 1w
jewright It‘s one of my favorite plays. 1w
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BookwormM Have you read Margaret Atwood version part of Shakespeare retold 1w
Daisey @JazzFeathers It was very different, but that‘s part of what I liked! @Libby1 @jewright Not sure I‘ll consider it a favorite, but I enjoyed it. 1w
Daisey @BookwormM I haven‘t, but I may need to add it to the list now. 1w
Liz_M The Tempest is Wonderful! I love the meta-ness of reading Prospero as Shakespeare and all the allusions to theater/the stage 1w
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Caterina
Saga: Book One | Brian K. Vaughan
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Flying through this graphic novel on #Hoopla one-handed while #Pippin sleeps on my hand. He loves sleeping like this, he's got me wrapped around his paw. 😂😍 #dogsoflitsy #bostonterriersoflitsy This snuggle time is a reward for working out so much this morning. 😊 #BookFitnessChallenge #BFC @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 2w
Clwojick Ugh 😍😍😍 I love Saga! 2w
britt_brooke Bostons are the best. 💚🐾 2w
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Daisey
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Pickpick

I listened to a bit more of this book yesterday while waiting for the boat to pick me up and finished it today while working in the garden.

I enjoyed the overall story and the literary connections used throughout as part of Miranda‘s quest to understand her family‘s story. This book is full of characters making and avoiding making difficult decisions, but I appreciated how it all came together in the end.

#audiobook #Hoopla #LitsyBookClub

Kathrin I just finished it too.... super quick read... 1w
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Graciouswarriorprincess
American Gods Volume 2: My Ainsel | Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell
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I saw this available on #Hoopla and can‘t wait to read it this week.

GatheringBooks wow! looks gorgeous! 2w
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Chelsea.Poole
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I worked at a branch today, one that I never visit. It was different and slow but also kinda nice. Really loving Stella! I have the #audiobook from #hoopla which is nice to hear the Italian pronunciation of several names and places.

mreads I'm listening to this now too, haven't heard the term maloik since I was a kid. 😁 3w
TheBookStacker I just bought this book today, can‘t wait to start it! 3w
JanuarieTimewalker13 I just recently borrowed this from the library!! Can‘t wait to get to it! 3w
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Chelsea.Poole @mreads is your family Italian? 3w
Chelsea.Poole @TheBookStacker it's thick but moves quickly, I think. 3w
JanuarieTimewalker13 Thank you!! 3w
JennyM I really want to read this. Sounds so good 3w
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Cinfhen
Shadow Tag: A Novel | Louise Erdrich
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Starting a new #audiobook for #Booked2019 #IndigenousAuthor #Hoopla 🤞🏼🤞🏼

4thhouseontheleft I love Louise Erdrich, but haven‘t read this one. I hope you enjoy it! 3w
BarbaraBB Smart! Let me know if you can recommend it for my North Dakota read! 😀 3w
Cinfhen This one is actually set in Minnesota 😬 @BarbaraBB but so far it‘s excellent!!! Her writing is really good @4thhouseontheleft 3w
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BarbaraBB @Cinfhen I still need Minnesota too 😉 3w
Cinfhen Ha!!!! That‘s perfect then @BarbaraBB 3w
TrishB This sounds good, have read one of hers so far and enjoyed it. 3w
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