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Clwojick I would have to say my favourite was 4w
Clwojick I can‘t wait to read the second book in the series, and I will definitely be checking out more of his work in the future. I read this book during #NewToYou, week 2. 4w
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Clwojick Yassss! @AnansiGirl That is one of my favs! 💖 4w
Clwojick @Megabooks that‘s been on my TBR for awhile now. 4w
Clwojick @TheAromaofBooks @Erofan I haven‘t heard of either of those before now, but they sound great! 4w
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Killing November | Adriana Mather
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Not much reading done this weekend, but I did take an hour to grab a bath and finish this. It's definitely different. Monotonous at times but pretty good! I have other books by this author I haven't read but I will now!
Also, you might remember a while back my bf thought it would be hilarious to buy me bath bombs with Lego men inside? Turns out, they smell pretty damn good so I'm slowly starting an army of #BathBombLegoMen in my bathroom 😂😂

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Guess Again! | Mac Barnett
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Hey everybody! This week we wanted to make a fun, silly challenge for you guys! For a #NewToYou book or author, simply guess the plot based on the cover (no reading the back cover description). Then read the book and see if you were correct. That's it! Simple and fun 😁

This is great if you are participating in the #NetgalleyReadathon .

Don't forget to post and tag us @Clwojick @RadicalReader
#MayMadness #WeeklyChallenge

BookishBlonde12 What a fun idea! 1mo
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I chose this for a different challenge but it works for all! I was surprised with how much I enjoyed this! Such a fun, quick and quirky read
✅ Has a blue cover
✅ With a star on it

#middlegrademay #MayMadness #MayScavengerHunt #NewToYou
@TheReadingMermaid @Clwojick @RadicalReader

TheReadingMermaid Checking them off one by one ✔️✔️✔️ 2mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Tell us your #NetGalleyReadathon goal! What will you be reading during this read-a-thon? Anything #NewToYou ?

#MayMadness #MiniChallenge
@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader
@Jen_Reads @Samplergal

wanderinglynn I don‘t do Net Galley, so none for me. 😉 2mo
JazzFeathers I am in fact reading a #NewToMe author, Simon Beaufort. It's the second book in his mystery series set in 1880s London. Sounds nice and easy to read so far. 2mo
Insightsintobooks When is the readathon? 2mo
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TheReadingMermaid @Insightsintobooks hey there sweetie, the read-a-thon is actually is beginning today! You can jump in at any time 😊 2mo
SaturnDoo @wanderinglynn I don't either but I just asked @Clwojick on her post about this and she suggested maybe we just set a # of hrs reading this weekend. I'm going to include the scavenger hunt since I haven't started it yet. ☺ 2mo
TheReadingMermaid @SaturnDoo that's a perfect idea!!! 2mo
wanderinglynn @SaturnDoo Thanks! 👍🏻😀 2mo
SaturnDoo @TheReadingMermaid thanks. ❤❤❤ I need some sort of motivation/goal. I'm way behind a need to get caught up 🤣😂 on some reading 2mo
SaturnDoo @wanderinglynn you're welcome 😊 good luck on the goal you choose/set. 2mo
TheReadingMermaid @SaturnDoo you are most welcome darlin! We all need a little bit of motivation and support sometimes 😉 2mo
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Damned (Damned #1) | Chuck Palahniuk
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“Are you there Satan? It‘s me, Madison.”

So far, I am absolutely loving this book. I have no idea how I have never read any of his books before now... especially considering I‘ve have 4 of them on my bookshelf for years 😅#NewToYou #Palahniuk #MayMadness

@TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Mynameisacolour This is what got me hooked on Chuck P. ! Doomed is good too! 2mo
ElizaMarie Been meaning to read this one 2mo
vivastory I highly highly recommend his book 2mo
Mandoul Havent read this one yet, but really enjoyed a few of his earlier books. Totally agree about Rant, which was my fav. 2mo
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The New Me | Halle Butler
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So how do you guys find/choose #NewToYou books and authors?

Do you choose books at stores based on their cover art? Do you get the inside scoop from friends and family or perhaps a podcast? Or maybe like me you have a Netgalley account that helps you find new authors and books?

Or do you simply stick to the authors and books that you know and love?
Answer below ⬇️⬇️⬇️

#MayMadness @Clwojick @RadicalReader

jb72 Pretty much all of the above. I have my go to SK friend, and she recommends some good books too. If I‘m in a store I browse until something looks good. I used to have one friend whose recommendations I stayed away from. 😂 (think 50 Shades). For me, it really depends on my mood and what‘s going on and who may be with me at the time. 2mo
RadicalReader I googled authors that are similar to_____ then I read the plot of the books and dove right into them 2mo
julesG I have Litsy! Before Litsy I used Goodreads recommendations, and before that I just did what @RadicalReader did. Way before that I'd just browse the library and/or bookshop shelves. Apart from that I can fall for covers, and from time to time friends recommend books to me (unfortunately, they often get it wrong). 2mo
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rjsthumbelina I watch a lot of booktube and look on Litsy! Plus I work one shift a week at a Barnes & Noble, and I always keep up with new releases/recommendations there as well. Plus I get a ton of physical ARCs from working there! 2mo
RadicalReader @rjsthumbelina that‘s the best part about working with books is the perks that go alongside them 2mo
RadicalReader @julesG I love Litsy too so many wonderful books to discover. For the times when I am between library visits I couldn‘t be happier to have some wonderful thing to read 2mo
Shvonne Book podcasts, bookish websites, social media, and old fashioned browsing the bookstore. 2mo
PirateJenny Most often through work. 2mo
TheReadingMermaid @PirateJenny interesting, like through coworkers? 2mo
MallloCup Definitely authors I love.... But I'm a sucker for an attention grabbing title 2mo
PirateJenny @TheReadingMermaid and general work news and things I work on. I work for Penguin Random House. 😊 2mo
BooknerdsLife I like funding new books through going to book stores and my local library. Book covers definitely get my attention but I like to at least Google about the book on Goodreads before buying it. 🤗 2mo
RadicalReader @MallloCup love how titles can just grab you 2mo
RadicalReader @PirateJenny what a wonderful place to work the Happiest Place on Earth the Disneyland for bookworms 2mo
PirateJenny @RadicalReader close to it! 1mo
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Hey guys, do you have any #NewToYou authors or books that you have read and would like to recommend to others? Well now is the time! Make a post or comment down below of some books that you would recommend to us 😃

#Recommendsday #MayMadness
@Clwojick @RadicalReader

RadicalReader Currently reading Madam Doubtfire and loving it because I‘m seeing the movie playing in my mind then have a reason to watch the wonderful movie again 1mo
TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader I have Madam Doubtfire on my TBR list. You will have to tell me how it is! 😍 1mo
RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid will definitely do so hope you‘re looking forward to my review as much as I am 1mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Okay guys, #Readathon number 1 starts this weekend!!! So get those digital stacks ready for #NetGalleyReadathon part of #MayMadness Week 2 #NewToYou

With your hosts,
@Jen_Reads @Samplergal @Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader
#LitsyReadathon #LitsyHappenings

HufflepuffGirl90 Yes! I‘m so ready for this one!! 😍 2mo
JazzFeathers Sounds great! I've just received a mail from NetGalley telling me l'm behind with my reviews 😫 2mo
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Snap | Belinda Bauer
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#TuesdayTBR for #NewToYou authors ♥️

Let‘s see how many of these audiobooks I can get through this week, and how many #NetGalley reviews I can do! #MayMadness

TheReadingMermaid Let me know how "Psycho" is! ? 2mo
Clwojick Will do! I‘ll listen to it next! @TheReadingMermaid (edited) 2mo
Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid Just finished Psycho — so good! It‘s not really a horror like I expected, and I quite enjoyed it. 🔪🛁 2mo
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