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Ms_T
Wednesday | Anne Bertier
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Late to the party with this but thanks for the tag, @birdsong28 😘

1) My dad gave me a nickname as a toddler which my husband now calls me. I couldn‘t possibly reveal it on here though!
2) We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
3) Yes, a few times I‘ve been disappointed by a book that has received rave reviews. I guess we all have different tastes.
4) For initial impact the cover is very important to me.

Eggs Yes we all have some #unpopularopinions 4mo
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Daria.Adrianna21
Grave Mercy | Robin LaFevers
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The beautiful details of Grave Mercy by Robin Lafevers!
I'm thinking about starting a book club, read-a-long, or something for young adult readers. I have so many thoughts that need to be discussed!
#booktalk #currentread #gravemercy #bookclub #unpopularopinions #goodreads

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BethM
A Discovery of Witches | Deborah E. Harkness
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My aunt got me into these books so of course she came over to watch the first two episodes tonight. I feel very meh. I definitely don‘t think they‘ll attract new viewers. Now this coming week looks like it holds more promise. WhaT did you guys think?

Avanders I only barely started the first episode... but I actually totally want to watch them.. I feel like it will be ... a little easier for me to watch than it was to read 😜 #unpopularopinions or whatever that hashtag is 😁 5mo
BethM @Avanders the books definitely got bogged down in the details at times. I‘m excited to keep watching, I just think the first two weren‘t very exciting and as such may lose people who were unfamiliar with the books. 5mo
AnneFindsJoy Ha , I didn‘t even know there was a show out for this series! I‘ll have to check it out, as I liked the books. 5mo
LeeRHarry I am a little bit trash for this series 🤣 possibly has something to do with Matthew Goode... 5mo
Avanders Ahh, that makes sense! I wonder that sometimes, but it‘s so hard to see it from a perspective of not knowing, when I do know... 😜 5mo
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Velvetsun
Anna and the Apocalypse | Katharine Turner, Barry Waldo
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After finishing a truly terrible book, thought I‘d go for something silly on audio.
#unpopularopinions

akckitty Well this is true.... This book is truly silly. I just finished this the other day! 7mo
Bookzombie I thought the movie was fun and have the book on hold at my library. I also listened to the soundtrack yesterday. 🙂 7mo
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shadowspeak17
Just in Case | Meg Rosoff
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There are a few #unpopularopinions here that I really was not expecting to have, but here we are with my four #worstreads of 2018.

#2018wrapup

AshleyHoss820 I had a Professor recommend Quiet, so I bought it! I‘m looking forward to reading it! What didn‘t you like about it so I can be prepared? 😊 (edited) 9mo
shadowspeak17 @AshleyHoss820 I just really was not a fan of all the generalizations and some iffy conclusions Cain draws, and to me, it also felt like she painted extroverts in a more negative light a lot of the time which really rubbed me the wrong way. That‘s just me though. A lot of people really like this book, and I was quite surprised I wasn‘t one of them. I hope you end up enjoying it. :-) 9mo
AshleyHoss820 @shadowspeak17 Ah!! I married an extrovert & I think sometimes they get the short end of the stick. I think Cain is married to one as well, so that‘s a bit sad! 😄 Thank you for telling me! Once I‘m aware of a possible issue with the book, it helps me either push past it or say, “Yeah, I see that.” And walk away. 😊 Generalizations *can* get tiresome. We‘re not all the same. 9mo
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Tashreads
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#unpopularopinions My Most Disappointing reads of 2018.
I think the hype surrounding most of these lead to unrealistic expectations and I was let down. Note: these aren‘t the worst of the year, just that I wanted more from them. Let the onslaught begin 😂😂

Samplergal That‘s why there are millions of books. I loved The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. I went in with zero knowledge of it and came out truly enjoying it. Milkman is on my list for January. 9mo
CouronneDhiver Wasn‘t a fan of Evelyn‘s either. 👍🏽 9mo
Lovesbooks87 That's what so great about books. Not everyone feels the same way about every book! 9mo
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Reviewsbylola Evelyn is the only one I‘ve read and I loved it. 9mo
OrangeMooseReads Everyone likes different things. 9mo
Ruthiella I‘m with you on A Discovery of Witches. One of the few books I have DNF-ed - not my cup of tea unfortunately 😬 9mo
gentlepet I really liked Milkman but thanks for the confirmation bias on A Discovery of Witches. I have been ignoring Audibles attempts to recommend it to me for months. 9mo
Kalalalatja Yeah, I wasn‘t a fan of Milkman 🤷‍♀️ 9mo
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kellyann28
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Bailedbailed

I had to bail on this one. I wouldn't say it's a bad book but it just doesn't hold my attention. However, I did like Helene's point of view being added to this book. It's possible I might do better reading this but it feels like every chapter is a new person or group being introduced and it's hard to keep track of everyone. This one just wasn't for me! #UnpopularOpinions

TheBookKeepers I‘m a fan of bailing too if the book just isn‘t doing it for you! 11mo
kellyann28 @TheBookKeepers I tried real hard on this one! It just wasn't for me. I kind of hate bailing on books but sometimes you have to! 11mo
TheBookKeepers I‘ve adopted the bailing aspect this year & have found I have less reading slumps & have read more books 11mo
kellyann28 @TheBookKeepers Ah, that's actually very interesting. 11mo
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GlassAsDiamonds
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Mehso-so

So-so to a book on reading (what did I say about rocking #unpopularopinions today?) 😱?!? By its own definition, this is an art book. While the three written essays are very, very good, I found the art itself to be odd and a little amateurish. I love Gretchen Rubin‘s piece and the Ann Patchett makes me want to both shop at her store and read more but I‘m not sure those are enough to warrant the purchase of an art book with poor art. #borrownotbuy

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GlassAsDiamonds
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THIS. I‘m sure it‘s some sort of book sin but other than potentially Joan Didion, who I also cannot stand (cranking out the #unpopularopinions today!), but I am deeply skeptical when it comes to modern application of “critical reading” as we assess it in our institutions of learning.

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hgrimes
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Bailedbailed

Michael Pollan‘s midlife crisis. Got about 3/4 of the way through this book, took a break, and now someone put a hold on it, so I‘m officially quitting. Didn‘t much care for any of it. It‘s Pollan, so it‘s well-written and thorough. tbh, I really think it‘s just not my subject. And my brain seems to automatically tune out any time someone starts talking about their “spiritual journey”, so I probably didn‘t compute half of it. #unpopularopinions

KateFulfordAuthor With you there @hgrimes - 12mo
hgrimes @KateFulfordAuthor Yeah? I thought I was alone! It‘s gotten such positive reviews. I usually like Michael Pollan‘s books, but this one didn‘t hold my attention. I didn‘t like his cabin book much either, so I guess I only care about food! 12mo
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