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vivastory It sounds like you are making serious headway! 4mo
Cinfhen Yup!!! What @vivastory said 👆🏼 4mo
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The Snow Child | Eowyn Ivey
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"You did not have to understand miracles to believe in them, and in fact Mabel had come to suspect the opposite. To believe, perhaps you had to cease looking for explanations and instead hold the little thing in your hands as long as you were able before it slipped like water between your fingers."

In this sequel to The Shining, I will not become my father #WhenIGrowUp is a big theme. ⬇️

rohit-sawant Excited that Ewan McGregor is in talks to play Danny in the adaptation.
@Cinfhen @vivastory
Reggie Ewan as a grown up Danny. I dig it. 4mo
vivastory I still need to read Snow Child & I'm waiting a bit closer to the release of the movie before I read Doctor Sleep. Great choices! 4mo
rohit-sawant @Reggie Hahaha, right? 4mo
rohit-sawant @vivastory Thanks! I think you'll like both books. Can't wait to hear your thoughts on The Snow Child, especially. I tweeted at Ewoyn Ivey after finishing, saying it was like a collaboration between Ray Bradbury & Sherwood Anderson, and she dug the description! 4mo
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Habibi | Craig Thompson
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One of my favorite graphic novels of all time. The art work in this is like nothing else. The story is equally compelling.
#WhenIGrowUp #MusicalNewYear @Cinfhen

TobeyTheScavengerMonk I haven‘t read this, but his Blankets was a revelation for me in college. One of the most powerful reading experiences I‘ve ever had. 4mo
vivastory @TobeyTheScavengerMonk I keep meaning to read that one. 4mo
Cinfhen I think I need to hold this one in my hands!! That looks gorgeous 4mo
CouronneDhiver Wow - very interesting illustration 😍 4mo
nelehelen Looks gorgeous! You‘ve sold me haha 4mo
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Teenage Elio does a lot of growing up the summer he falls in love with Oliver, an older doctoral student staying with Elio's family. I loved this book (and the film adaptation).

#whenigrowup #musicalnewyear
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Reggie Aww😭❤️ 4mo
vivastory I still need to watch the adaptation 4mo
readordierachel @Reggie I know! 😢 4mo
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readordierachel @vivastory It's really good. Highly recommend. 4mo
rachelk Yes! I read it in one day and cried almost the whole time. I loved the movie too.💔 4mo
Tanisha_A Mr. Aciman is coming to town for the lit fest which is starting tomorrow. Haven't read the book, but excited to see/ hear him. 4mo
Cinfhen This was quite a sensuous story!! You could feel the heat on the pages! Beautifully written 4mo
merelybookish I've only seen the movie but 😭 4mo
readordierachel @Tanisha_A How cool! Have a wonderful time! Take lots of pictures 😊 4mo
readordierachel @Cinfhen Yes! It was 🔥🔥🔥 4mo
readordierachel @merelybookish That last scene! 😭 4mo
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It | Stephen King
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#WhenIGrowUp I might be able to read some of Stephen King‘s horror books! 🙄😳😱🤯🥵😂

Linda_Bloodworth_Author I love these books. 4mo
Crazeedi I haven't read him since I finished the stand 4mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi I really must try them! @Linda_Bloodworth_Author 4mo
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Crazeedi @Andrew65 not necessarily, only if you really want to, I just didn't want scary stuff anymore, enough real life scary sometimes 4mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi Isn‘t that the truth! 4mo
Ashley_Nicoletto I‘ve read IT and it‘s super terrifying. LOL. But I loved Dolores Claiborne and Salem‘s Lot! Read them! They are so great. 4mo
Andrew65 @Ashley_Nicoletto Thanks, possibly try one of them first. 4mo
Karkar He has some more murder mystery type books that are not so scary - 4mo
Becksbee Ohhh try “Desperation” one of my all time fav‘s 🙌🏻 4mo
vivastory 😂😂 4mo
Andrew65 @Karkar Yes I own the first one and need to get to it. Currently working my way through The Dark Tower Series. 4mo
Andrew65 @Becksbee I will check this one out, thanks. 😊 4mo
Cinfhen Ha!!! Great pick 4mo
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What I Want to Be When I Grow Up | Carol Burnett, George Mendoza, Sheldon Secunda
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This was one of my favorite books when I was little! I still have it somewhere, in a box of books I kept for my kids, and now for my granddaughter. #MusicalNewYear #WhenIGrowUp @Cinfhen @vivastory

bookaholic1 ❤❤❤ 4mo
vivastory Good choice 👏 4mo
Cinfhen Carole Burnett 🙌🏻 4mo
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Bob Greene grew up in Bexley OH, where I also grew up and now live with my husband (we've come full circle!) This book details his childhood friendships and the bonds they made that lasted into adulthood. Not only did my uncles go to school with Bob but my Mother-in-Law and her sisters were all buds with Bob and his sister too... small town life! 😆 #whenigrowup

Cinfhen I think that‘s what I miss most about living in the States!! I literally knew everyone, my kids were 6th generation Philadelphians 4mo
Cinfhen I love full circle ⭕️ 4mo
ravenlee My sister had a HS teacher who made such a big deal about living in Bexley - she wanted everyone to know she was so much better than they were (in Gahanna). It gave me a bad image of Bexley for a long time. 4mo
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Reviewsbylola That‘s so unfortunate. @ravenlee. I would have felt the same way. 4mo
Reviewsbylola Emily have you read this? It‘s pretty good! 4mo
vivastory That's a great story! 4mo
emilyhaldi That's a bummer 😏 @ravenlee 4mo
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The Bishop's Pawn | Steve Berry
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Cotton Malone had no ambitions to be a special investigator, yet he was thrust into that position one day in 1999 when he is sent out to retrieve a rare coin and FBI papers related to the MLK assassination.

I read this book only because it is centered around MLK. I was pleasantly surprised by how many historical facts and circumstances were woven into this book. Berry made sure to stick to the facts when possible. #whenigrowup #musicalnewyear

Cinfhen I ordered Pawn from #BookOutlet for hubby... I m glad you didn‘t hate it!! I read this one by Berry and really liked it (edited) 4mo
Reviewsbylola I really appreciated how strong the historical narrative was and Berry even had an index in the back which told exactly what was truth and what was not. I was thinking of passing this onto my dad because the fast paced detective thrilled reminds me of the James Patterson books he loves. @Cinfhen 4mo
Cinfhen My hubby loves the cotton malone series!! I think most if not all are rooted in actual history and Berry is always careful about documenting what is fact & what is imagined. I think your dad will enjoy and I don‘t think the books need to be read in chronological order 4mo
vivastory This sounds really interesting! 4mo
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No one claims "I want to be an alcoholic when I grow up." All he ever wanted was to play ball, but his dad pushed him into it from the time he was a toddler. He was a top athlete but after baseball, couldn't negotiate life and family. Slow suicide
#whenigrowup #musicalnewyear @vivastory @Cinfhen

Cinfhen So sad! Great choice 4mo
Eggs Thanks @Cinfhen 4mo
vivastory Such a sad story 4mo
Eggs @vivastory Yes, some of his sons were alcoholics as well 😔😔 4mo
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When I Grow Up | Al Yankovic
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Shaneyney Is that a book by Weird Al?!?! I want it 4mo
GripLitGrl @Shaneyney yes it is he's writting children's books a scholastic authour http://weirdal.com/product_categories/other/ 4mo
gradcat Did not know, nor would I ever have guessed it—Weird Al writing a children‘s book...fantastic! 4mo
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Cinfhen Those illustrations are hilarious! I see Weird Al in there!!! 4mo
GripLitGrl @gradcat it really is great👍 4mo
GripLitGrl @Cinfhen 😁🤣🤓YES! 4mo
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