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Scochrane26
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Day 10 for #adventrecommends I ❤️❤️❤️ Pat Conroy, ever since a prof in grad school made us read The Prince of Tides. I have 3 favorites by Conroy & all of them are gut-wrenching, beautiful, traumatizing, & unforgettable. TW-suicide, violence @emilyrose_x

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RenePenn
The Hurricane Sisters: A Novel | Dorothea Benton Frank
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The audio version of this family drama kept me entertained. This was my first book by Frank. I saw reviews saying it didn‘t measure up to some of her earlier ones. I‘ll have to check that out.

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Judybskt
Queen Bee: A Novel | Dorothea Benton Frank
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Found a #littlefreelibrary after my son‘s lax tournament. Dropped off the tagged book.

Reviewsbylola So cute! 1mo
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squirrelbrain
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Pickpick

Yes, it‘s traumatic and distressing in places with depictions of abuse (physical and sexual). However, this is a must-read, given that it is a semi-autobiographical novel as well as a #bannedbook- we owe it to the author to allow her message to be heard.

#readingUSA 2019
#southcarolina

@TrishB @Cinfhen @Balibee146 @BarbaraBB - do give it a go, it has an underlying positivity too, and it fits the #bannedbook prompt for #booked2020....

Librarybelle Good choice! 1mo
Eggs Agree 1mo
EH2018 Heartbreaking but well worth the read! 1mo
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Cinfhen Thanks for letting me know!!! I‘ll keep it in mind for #BannedBooks #Booked2020 ❣️😘 1mo
CBee Definitely worth reading! 1mo
TrishB Thanks! It will give me a reason to get it off the tbr! 1mo
BarbaraBB Great review. I‘ll stack! 1mo
lele1432 I've had this on my TBR for years! 1mo
Kdgordon88 I read this years ago. It is one of those books that stays with you long after you turned the last page. 1mo
Hooked_on_books Hmmm…I may have to read this now! 1mo
Samplergal I loved this book. So good, yet upsetting. 1mo
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Sills
The Christmas Pearl | Dorothea Benton Frank
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Octogenarian Theodora, matriarch of the long-held Charlestonian mansion, believes this to be her last Christmas and she needs a miracle to save her family from their nastiness, greed, bullying, spending and carousing. She has a devoted daughter who desperately needs to step up and take control of this dysfunctional family. It's going to take an intervention of a "Christmas Pearl" to perform this miracle before the fate of the family is destroyed?

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tpixie
The Christmas Pearl | Dorothea Benton Frank
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My #FriendsWithBooks bookclub reads our Christmas book in November so that in December we can have our Christmas dinner party and book exchange. It does feel weird reading a Christmas book before Thanksgiving! Lol 😝 instead of stringing popcorn as a garland I‘m eating it for breakfast!
🎅🏻 🎄 ♥️📚

Maria514626 I love your shoes! 1mo
tpixie @Maria514626 thanks!!! They are Keens- and I wish I had bought a second pair!!! They are fun and comfy!! 1mo
Liatrek I started reading Christmas books too😊 love popcorn for breakfast! 1mo
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Maria514626 Thanks, @tpixie! I love Keens and Christmas is coming! 1mo
tpixie @Liatrek we‘re twins 👯‍♀️ 🍿 📚♥️ 1mo
tpixie @Maria514626 yes ! 🎄📚♥️ 1mo
AnansiGirl Nothing wrong with popcorn for breakfast 🍿😋 1mo
Sills @tpixie I love it I'm starting it today🎄 1mo
tpixie @Sills you will probably finish it too!!! The girls 👶🏻👶🏻 keep asking for attention!!! 1mo
tpixie @AnansiGirl lol 😂 right?! 1mo
Sills @tpixie I'm on part 3 should finish tomorrow night-very fast read especially in larger print😂😂😂 1mo
tpixie @Sills yes!! I‘m still in Pt 2 - those babies!! 1mo
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Lcsmcat
Ghosts of the Carolinas | Nancy Roberts
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OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🖤 2mo
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BarbaraBB
The Secret Life of Bees | Sue Monk Kidd
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Pickpick

Such a lovely read about a young girl learning what love is all about among a group of women and bees. A feel good book with a touch of YA but a perfect read for a lazy weekend and I am glad I finally read it!

#ReadingUSA2019 #SouthCarolina

JennyM Cool pic 😎 2mo
Librarybelle I really liked this one! Great picture! I‘ve been thinking about next year‘s challenge and will be in touch soon about it. 🙂 2mo
Eggs Great book! 2mo
BarbaraBB @Librarybelle Yay! Looking forward to it! I have made a list of European countries as well - which turned out to be not as easy as you‘d think 😂 2mo
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auntie_jenn
Prince of Tides | Pat Conroy
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ok folks...i have two days in the car coming up and haven‘t done my annual “read something that my mom read when i was a kid” challenge. which one?

AmyG Price of Tides 2mo
Cortg Prince of Tides!
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Karkar I third Prince of Tides 2mo
auntie_jenn Prince of Tides it is! Thanks @AmyG @Cortg @Karkar 2mo
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