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Joined July 2016

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Big Bones | Laura Dockrill
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All the books I own that I‘ve started but have put down for some reason. Are there any I should pick back up?

MrBook All of them! 😆👏🏻🙌🏻 #NiceStack! 3w
Apinlibraryland @MrBook I know! Wish I could clear my schedule and just read them all immediately! 3w
MrBook 🤗 Heart‘s Invisible Furies is excellent! 3w
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Very cute.

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I can‘t help my love of the young royals! I had the Kate book, so I clearly needed to get the Meghan book! 👸🏻

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The Warlow Experiment | Alix Nathan
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Just got this from Book Depository on the recommendation of Simon Savidge over at Savidge Reads on YouTube! It‘s not coming out in the US until August, and he made it sound so intriguing I just couldn‘t wait. That cover! Those end pages!

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My top six books of the year (January - June)! #top6reads

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My friend, a librarian at New York Public Library, gave me this Summer Reading map. SO FUN!

Reviewsbylola Our summer reading is space themed too! 2mo
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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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Yay! So excited for this!

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Girls on the Verge | Sharon Biggs Waller
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Recently acquired books!

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The Girl He Used to Know | Tracey Garvis Graves
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Wow. I was concerned when one of the timelines began August 2001...but I did not see that ending coming. Beautiful story.

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I think I love him. ❤️❤️❤️

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The Dreamers | Karen Walker
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Squee! Scribd has The Dreamers!!

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My Ideal Bookshelf | Thessaly La Force
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I randomly decided to reorganize my books at 1am (as you do). I usually sort by height, and now it‘s sectioned by author. Don‘t quite know how I feel about it yet. Thoughts? How do you arrange your books?

sprainedbrain That is impressive! My shelves are sorted by tbr and read, but that‘s where the organization stops. 😬 Super jealous of your clothbound collection! I only have four so far, but plan to add many more. 😍 8mo
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Becoming | Michelle Obama
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So good. She‘s fantastic. Total class act.

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Looking at the reviews, this is definitely a polarizing book. I was unsure at first, but the beautiful prose kept me going. Very interesting story.

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City of Ghosts | Victoria Schwab
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It was really more of a so-so read, but I‘m giving it a thumbs up because it was middle grade, and I‘m not used to middle grade, nor am I the intended audience. Will continue the series as it‘s published.

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The Dakota Winters | Tom Barbash
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Mehso-so

Interesting enough that I didn‘t DNF, but I didn‘t really get the point. There was a lot of name dropping and it was jarring to have so many real famous people mentioned in a fiction book. Fast read but likely forgettable.

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Kate: The Future Queen | Katie Nicholl
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Confession: I love the young royals, especially Kate! Good biography, although her pre-William life was a little drawn out.

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Fake Out | Eden Finley
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Someone mentioned this on BookTube and I was intrigued. Not my typical read, but super cute!

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Ready to Read | Janet S. Fenholt
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Just created a readathon to motivate myself to read 7 more books before 2019, which would complete my Goodreads goal. Anyone interested? https://www.facebook.com/events/337497447081799/?ti=ia

@MrBook @BookBabe

BookBabe I‘m in! I started my own unofficial one when I realized I had to read 17 books this month to reach my goal 🙈 8mo
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Really interesting and compulsively readable. Made me want to research more on this topic, which I think is the sign of a great nonfiction read.

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2018 has been the year of non-fiction for me. Here are all my unread non-fiction books. I don‘t think I‘ve ever had this many on my owned tbr. Currently reading The Psychopath Test.

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So good! Even better than the first, which I definitely wasn‘t expecting!

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Half way through this. I was lucky enough to hear the author speak tonight at a lecture at Columbia. Really interesting!

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Read this for my work‘s book club. Fascinating and frustrating. Highly recommend.

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The Library Book | Susan Orlean
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Is anyone participating in #nonfictionnovember? These are my selections based on the prompts! Follow at nonficnovember and at abookolive on twitter.

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Did I need it? No. Did I want it? Yes.

Mariposa_Bookworm That‘s exactly why I bought it! ☺️ 10mo
ericarobynreads ❤️❤️❤️ 10mo
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When I got to the chapter on election night I had to take a 2 month break before finishing. Otherwise I loved hearing Pfeiffer‘s insider take on Obama and Trump. Worth a listen (Pfeiffer narrated).

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Found this monograph at work and I needed to have it. Stunning. Definitely look up this artist.

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Chemistry | Weike Wang
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I wasn‘t interested in this book when it was a botm book, but then I saw a review that made it sound like exactly what I needed. It was. Reminded me a little of Eleanor Oliphant. Interesting way to tell a story...definitely kept me listening.

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Heretics Anonymous | Katie Henry
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I enjoyed this one! Helped my get over a 45 day reading slump. Interesting seeing a YA novel tackle religion.

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Vengeful | V. E. Schwab
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Reader pet peeve: cover changes! I understand it can‘t always be helped, but this one hurts!

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Little Do We Know | Tamara Ireland Stone
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Book Haul part 1: OMG I participated in a book swap with the people over at The Book Swap on Facebook and, man, did I get an excellent box!

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I enjoyed Dear Committee Members so I‘m looking forward to this.

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Goodbye, Paris: A Novel | Anstey Harris
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Keeping a good pace...

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Critically reviewing my TBR books while Elijah enjoys the view.

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Saw this at the library and...Sorry, not sorry.

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This looks interesting—going to try and find it on audiobook.

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@MrBook you should try this at your library!! Found on twitter of Iowa city public library.

CouronneDhiver Ha! Really?! I liked 12mo
AmyG Ha! 12mo
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BethM lol I'm not sure if I love this or feel weird about it. 12mo
BookishTrish I liked most of these! 12mo
Apinlibraryland @CouronneDhiver I know, right??? It gets a lot of hate. 12mo
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Vicious | V. E. Schwab
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Anyone want to read/reread Vicious by VE Schwab? The sequel, Vengeful, comes out in 50 days! I can set up a Facebook or goodreads group, maybe.

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Moved around my furniture so my couch now faces my books. 🤗❤️📚

DGRachel Lovely! 13mo
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Let‘s do this.

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Highly recommend. I appreciate that Quart isn‘t afraid to put the blame where it belongs-on our Government.

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🤣🤣🤣

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Starting this. After minor book slump, I think this is exactly what I need...although it‘s sure to stress me out.

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Soooooooo cute.

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LOVE the naked hardback! Looks like a cute read with good reviews-might start reading it now! ...and just $5 at bookoff!

Kaylamburson Sounds so fun!! 14mo
Purrfectpages Just finished! Really enjoyed it! 14mo
Eggs Enjoyed this 14mo
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Although slightly repetitive, this was a beautifully written and powerful memoir. Fast read, would highly recommend.

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The Confession | Beverly Lewis
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I miss “reading” but I have the hardest time reading a physical book for a long span of time (I blame my ADHD). Audiobooks have been a lifesaver!

sprainedbrain I think more than 50% of the books I‘ve read this year have been audio! No shame. 😃 14mo
DarcysMom Audio is awesome! There is no way I would do one second of exercising without them. 14mo
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I‘ve tried listening to this twice and I can‘t tell you what I‘ve learned.

3njennn That‘s disappointing. Someone recently recommended this to me. 14mo
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Found some interesting non-fiction at BookOff today for $5 each!