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TorieStorieS
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Sorry for the delay!! My Winter #Booked2019 reads were: 📖#FemaleDetective=A Beautiful Corpse📖 #FairytaleRetelling=A Wicked Thing📖 #HappyPlace=Love, Lucy📖 #RelatedtoPodcast=Death on the Devil‘s Teeth📖 #SetInIreland=The Ruin📖 #NewToYouAuthor=Sleeping Giants📖

tammysue 🙌🏻 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! These will count as entries in the next drawing—held in early July. 📚📚♥️♥️👊🏻👊🏻 4mo
TorieStorieS @BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks!!! And thanks for organizing such a fun challenge! I enjoyed last year as well!😘😘😘 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @TorieStorieS I‘m so glad (we all are) that you‘re enjoying the prompts! 👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
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writerlibrarian
Ruin | Dervla McTiernan
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Pickpick

The plot lines are solid. I was taken along to follow a smart mystery set in a grey and dark Ireland. Not violent physically but the emotional and psychological violence is real and sometimes very much so. Trigger warnings in effect.
#booked2019 #setinireland

Freespirit I liked this book a lot. I would like to read The Scholar now. 4mo
Cinfhen I‘ve seen so many good reviews for this book!! I need to see if it‘s still on #kindleDeal 🤞🏼🤞🏼 4mo
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Lynnsoprano
The Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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Thank you @Cinfhen for the reminder post about closing out #winter for #booked2019. I ended up crossing off 4 of the prompts: the tagged book for #newtoyouauthor; An Irish Country Love Story for #setinIreland/Irishauthor; The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie for #femaledetective; The Woman in Blue, #remindsyouofyourhappyplace for making me long to be back in the English countryside. This is a pretty good result for me!

Cinfhen Well done! Thanks for posting and tagging 😊😘 4mo
umbrellagirl And thank you for the reminder @Lynnsoprano 4mo
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sheffner
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Mehso-so

Just okay for me--I liked the overall plot, characters, and the sprinkling of Irish history and knowledge throughout.

But I struggled through the second half and ended up just skimming the last few chapters. There were too many plot points going on and while the ending was realistic, it left me feeling sad and disappointed.

#booked2019

#setinIreland

#Irishauthor

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Marni
In the Woods | Tana French
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Stayed up way too late finishing this book. So good! And completed the winter portion of the #booked2019 challenge!
#setinIreland
#IrishAuthor
#read2019

Cinfhen Glad u enjoyed!! Tagging my cohosts @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft 4mo
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Sarahreadstoomuch
Love & Luck | Jenna Evans Welch
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Love & luck to all of you today! Happy St Patrick‘s Day! #setinIreland #reluctantdoggiemodel

Erofan Happy St. Patrick's day! 🍀🍀🍀🐕💕 4mo
ladym30 So sweet! 4mo
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Marni
In the Woods | Tana French
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Had to give up on my original plan for #book2019 #SetInIreland... So I‘ve picked up this one and already enjoying it!

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Sresendez12
The Likeness: A Novel | Tana French
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Pickpick

Another great one by Tana French. I think I enjoyed this one more than In the Woods. It kept me guessing until the end and had me so enthralled, I could barely put the book down! #setinireland #booked2019 #litsyatoz #f

Cinfhen Lots of peeps reading Tana French this first quarter of #booked2019💜 4mo
irre This is my favorite book by Tana French 4mo
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Blaire
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Mehso-so

A fine, light read. When Stella contracts a rare disease she becomes completely paralyzed able to only blink her eyes to communicate. Romantic and familial complications ensue, and Stella must figure out how to lead her life. A bit meandering and a bit predictable, I didn‘t feel particularly for any of the characters. Wrapped up the first set of prompts for #booked2019 with this one. #setinireland

RvnclawWhovian I love 14 Hands wine, good choice! 5mo
Cinfhen I‘ve read one or two books by Keyes, she‘s just ok for me. Yay on completing first quarter💚🎊🥳 5mo
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RachelO
The Break | Marian Keyes
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Lots going on here! Depressed Hugh needs a break to sort his head out, a break not just from daily life, but also from his marriage. Amy is left to cope with normal life, though how it can be normal when your husband‘s on a break & you‘re not?

I loved the complicated relationships, especially with her 3 girls, the humour, & the side-storylines. It dragged a little in the middle though - I expect I could find others by MK with plots I enjoy more.

RachelO #IrishAuthor #SetInIreland for #Booked2019 @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage . And clouds from yesterday‘s short #litsywalkers walk @kaye (I feel like I‘ve been audiowalking with this one for EVER!) 5mo
Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉 your Litsy Bingo Walker board is looking good and congrats on another prompt 😊 5mo
Kaye Good job. Cool clouds. Yes some of these audiobooks take a long time. 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Another prompt ✔️—great job! 5mo
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