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BarbaraBB
Ways to Hide in Winter | Sarah St. Vincent
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#BookReport 05/20

I finished Virginia Woolf this week, that I started a few weeks ago.
Furthermore I read and loved both Ways to Hide in Winter and Golden State this week.
The last one was Oval, a weird but enjoyable book.

Cinfhen Another solid week 💗🙌🏻 2d
Ruthiella I‘m reading Oval now - about 1/2 way through...jury is still out for me!😀 1d
BarbaraBB @Ruthiella Looking forward to your verdict 😀 1d
thebluestocking I was planning on not reading Oval or We Cast a Shadow, but I may need to at least keep an eye out for copies based on the reviews. 💙 22h
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Owlizabeth
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Read this one based on a Sam Irby recommendation and was not disappointed. Not my preferred genre, I loved the characters, and the way the investigation unfolded. I was shocked by the ending, did not see it coming and yet it completely worked. The second Alice Vega book just came out and I will definitely be reading it. Great detective mystery thriller, kept me up waaaaay past my bedtime. 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

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Bklover
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Pickpick

It‘s been. While since I started a new mystery series and really wanted to read the next one. Really enjoyed this one with the Pi Alice Vega, and I definitely want to read the next one in the series!
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Crimson613
Long Bright River | Liz Moore
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Pickpick

This book grew on me. A story about two sisters who grow apart because of drugs and addiction. It's written in a "past" and "present" form, sometimes making the original murder "plot" seem more like a tool to tell the grim reality of police abuse of power, abuse of women, substance abuse, and really many of the problems a lower class family can face in a small town where authority is nonexistent, recommend

https://www.patreon.com/posts/33309845

lele1432 I wasn‘t sure if I‘d like this one but I think I‘ll read it now! 1w
Crimson613 @lele1432 it's really slow paced esp if you go in thinking its a murder mystery thriller (which I thought xD) but if you're OK with the focus being the sisters and how drugs split them apart, I think you'll enjoy it 👌 1w
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BarbaraBB
Ways to Hide in Winter | Sarah St. Vincent
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Pickpick

This book made me hold my breath from the first til the last page. I felt like I was there, in snowy Pennsylvania, with the two wounded people who are the main characters in this book. Because of what they both went through they are able to not judge but to listen to one another and give eachother space.
A beautiful and sad book 🤍🤍, highly recommended.

#Booked2020 finish in a day

thebluestocking Sounds lovely. 💙 1w
Tamra I was completely engrossed by this story! 1w
BarbaraBB @thebluestocking It‘s sooo good. 💔 1w
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BarbaraBB @Tamra I know. I bought it because of your review! 1w
Cinfhen Im very intrigued! 1w
Cinfhen I also love your table!!! We had a gorgeous farm table in my old house and I miss it so much 😭😭😩😩 1w
TrishB Stacked 👍🏻 will wait for an offer as expensive here at the moment! 1w
Megabooks Fantastic review!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻😘 1w
Tamra @BarbaraBB even better! 😆 1w
Kalalalatja Sounds great! #Stacked 1w
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen The photo was taken in my parents‘ house. We were there yesterday to celebrate my father‘s 80th birthday! 1w
BarbaraBB @TrishB I bought it for only 5 euro in an American bookstore here. No idea why it was that cheap, but I couldn‘t resist and I am glad I didn‘t! 1w
BarbaraBB @Megabooks @Kalalalatja Thanks my friends, I hope you both will read it one day! 1w
TrishB Both the kindle and paperback are over (c8, which I try not to pay! 1w
Cinfhen Happy birthday to your dad 🎶I love the table 🖤🙌🏻 1w
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen Thanks 😊 😘 1w
BarbaraBB @TrishB I understand. That is too much indeed, I wouldn‘t pay that either. Congrats with today‘s match by the way! ⚽️ 1w
Cathythoughts Stacked 👍🏻❤️ 1w
TrishB Thanks 😘 it‘s getting very exciting! ⚽️⚽️ 1w
BarbaraTheBibliophage Lovely photo and review! 1w
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Jody3
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Entertaining and Escapist read with a good message for mothers who feel she needs to be the “all” for others at the expense of her own life.

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8little_paws
The Dutch House | Ann Patchett
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Pickpick

Boy I've read some great stuff in 2020 already. This is a masterpiece. The characters come alive, balanced with enough plot to keep things moving. Just the way patchett unfolds info about the story in the first chapter is wonderful. I haven't read everything by her but I've read a lot and this hands down is my favorite.

Megabooks How the little one? Have you read Free Food for Millionaires yet? I‘m just starting it. 1w
8little_paws @Megabooks he's good!! I haven't started it yet. I have a stack of library ones to read first. But I'm almost done with them, just chipping away!! 1w
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Andrew65
The Malta Escape | Chris Kuzneski
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This weekend will be reading the latest in one of my favourite series - The Jonathon Payne and David Jones Series. Love the two lead characters and the classic interactions between them. Love Chris Kuzneski‘s writing.
Will most probably take me to #Malta for #ReadingEurope2020 and #Pennsylvania for #SeparatedByaPondTour.

EadieB @Andrew65 “You have a friend in Pennsylvania.“ is the state motto! 1w
Andrew65 @EadieB What a great motto! I have two in Payne and Jones, already made me laugh out loud! 1w
EadieB @Andrew65 Does it say where in Pennsylvania they are? 1w
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BarbaraBB Malta! I have to remember this one! 1w
Crazeedi @EadieB yes my fellow PA litsy!! @Andrew65 I'd like to know where too!! 1w
Crazeedi @Andrew65 I've never heard of this series either, you always wow me with ones I've never heard of!! 1w
EadieB @Crazeedi Found this about author:
CHRIS KUZNESKI is the international bestselling author of twelve novels, including his latest, THE MALTA ESCAPE. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. Chris is the first (and only) adventure writer to win an ITW Thriller Award. Although he grew up in western Pennsylvania, he currently lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida where he will probably die
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Crazeedi @EadieB hmmm my neck of the woods!! 1w
Andrew65 @EadieB I think it‘s Mars, Pennsylvania (13 miles north of Pittsburgh) @Crazeedi 1w
Crazeedi @Andrew65 Mars is about 25 minutes from where I grew up!! 1w
EadieB @Andrew65 Yes, that is very near where @Crazeedi lives. 1w
Andrew65 @Crazeedi It‘s a great series. Although don‘t be put off by the first book. I think he was still find his style. Often have me laughing out loud. He is an American author but heard he is far more popular in the UK than the US! Great treasure hunting aspect to sone and historical connections. 1w
Andrew65 @Crazeedi Wow! You definitely need to read them then! @EadieB 1w
Andrew65 He has also written The Hunters Series which @eadieb and I read as Group Reads and are possibly being made into a film. @Crazeedi (edited) 1w
EadieB @Andrew65 I have read the first 2 books and have a few more of this series and his other series. @Crezeedi 1w
Andrew65 @BarbaraBB Already read the first part and some is set in Estonia too, so definitely worth remembering. (edited) 1w
Andrew65 @EadieB I‘d have thought you had read more of these. Been waiting a long time for this one. 6 years between book 8 and 9. 1w
Crazeedi @Andrew65 @EadieB I will definitely be looking for his books! Thanks again for the tip you both have expanded my good books so much! 1w
Andrew65 @Crazeedi His business is in Pittsburgh. Hope you enjoy them. 😊👍 1w
Librarybelle This sounds interesting, and as another PA Litten, probably a series I should check out! 1w
Andrew65 @Librarybelle I love them! 1w
gradcat @Andrew65 @EadieB @Crazeedi @Librarybelle Look at all the friends/Littens you have in Pennsylvania, Andrew—definitely a great state motto!! Thanks for another great book recommendation! ♥️ 1w
Crazeedi @gradcat 💖💖💖 1w
Andrew65 @gradcat Will have to make Pennsylvania my favourite place outside the U.K.. @Crazeedi @EadieB @Librarybelle 1w
Crazeedi @Andrew65 YES!!! And you can all come hang out at our farm! We have lots of land and room for fun times!! 1w
EadieB @Crazeedi That would be fun! Litsy on the farm! 1w
Crazeedi @EadieB 😉🥰🥰💝❤ 1w
gradcat @Crazeedi Omigod—that would be SO. MUCH. FUN. @EadieB @Andrew65 ♥️♥️♥️ 1w
Crazeedi @gradcat wouldn't it though! Backyard barbecue, walk a trail maybe, sit around a fire, watch us set off some fireworks after dark! Talk and talk and laugh and laugh...friends❤❤ 1w
EadieB @Crazeedi I‘m there! Lots of fun! @gradcat 1w
EadieB @Crazeedi I have the first 2 books of this series that I can send you. Do you want them? 1w
gradcat @Crazeedi @EadieB @Andrew65 If we could just get Andrew to the States.... 4d
Crazeedi @EadieB I should have known!! I just ordered book one from amazon so I'll have it. If I like maybe you could send 2nd. Thanks for offer!! 4d
Crazeedi @gradcat @EadieB @Andrew65 wouldn't that be loverly!❤ 4d
EadieB @Crazeedi I‘ve sent you both books. 4d
Crazeedi @EadieB thank you again for being my bookstore! 😘😍🥰❤ 4d
EadieB @Andrew65 You do need to come one day! @Crazeedi @gradcat 4d
Andrew65 @EadieB Our choices are limited as my wife doesn‘t like to fly, which is why we have the motorhome. 4d
EadieB @Andrew65 Hard to get here without flying. I suppose you could come by water. It‘s only across the pond! 4d
Crazeedi @Andrew65 we could see that she gets sedated, lol , for the trip! I'm jealous of your motor home, I'd pick that over flying too!❤️ (edited) 4d
Andrew65 @Crazeedi I keep reminding her of Mr. T on the A Team. I love it when a plan comes together. Motorhome best thing we ever did. 4d
Crazeedi @Andrew65 hilarious, I'll bet it brings joy to your life every time you go! 4d
gradcat @Andrew65 I‘m opting for sedation for your wife! Just kidding...but it would be so fantastic to meet you guys!! 3d
Andrew65 @gradcat If I can get her to read The Hypnotist she won‘t need any sedation, the book will do it naturally. 😂 @EadieB @Crazeedi And yes it would. 😊 3d
Andrew65 @Crazeedi It does, relaxes us any time we get into it. 3d
gradcat @Andrew65 We‘re really killing this book...it is dying a slow, painful death... 😂 2d
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FlyOverFarm4
Johnstown Flood | David McCullough
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Listening to Edward Herman narrate this book on a blustery snow day....pure bliss!

Reagan Oooh that would be really good! Love him. 1w
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WriterAtHeart
The Price of a Child | Lorene Cary
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"The Price of a Child" is a fictional account of a rescued slave from slavery and the cost she has to pay to have it. The story can be a bit slow at times, but I enjoyed the depiction of slavery in Philadelphia in 1855.

Curiouser_and_curiouser I don't often see my name on the cover of a book. Looks like a genre I would enjoy too 🙂 3d
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