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BookBridget

Joined April 2018

Avid reader, Insurance guru, Mom, tea lover, dog and cat lover
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Can't wait to read the new Lisa Jewel!

Monica5 I'm on hold for it through Libby. It's a 6 week wait. 2mo
BookBridget @monica5, 6 weeks is like 6 months in book time. 2mo
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#BOTM. I've heard so much about this book, can't wait!

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Daisy Darker | Alice Feeney
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New book haul!

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The Villa: A Novel | Rachel Hawkins
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Without giving anything away this story was a mystery within a mystery. The book went back and forth between Emily in the present day and Mari in 1974. The Villa has just the right amount of thriller and drama mix.

Thanks to the publisher for an early ARC.

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The Paris Apartment | Lucy Foley
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Snowy Saturday plus this book, priceless! #BOTM

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Untitled | Unknown
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So excited, finally fixed up and organized my bookcase.

wanderinglynn Looks great! ❤️ 2y
dylanisreading Yay! So colorful! 2y
Julsmarshall Love the colors! 2y
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One by One | Yawatta Hosby
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This is my holiday weekend! Starting with the new Ruth Ware book. #BOTM #LaborDayWeekend

Linsy I‘ve been so interested in Mina Lee! 2y
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Home Before Dark | Riley Sager, Todd Ritter
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Finally off my feet, going to start this book.Hoping it's a good one! #sweet tea #BOTM #June

Lovesbooks87 It was so good! Enjoy! 2y
BookBridget @Lovesbooks87, thanks! I was wondering if it was good or not. 2y
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The Guest List | Lucy Foley
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My plan for the day.

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A Good Neighborhood | Therese Anne Fowler
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Being outside feels so good. Just had homemade chicken tortilla soup, now enjoying a book on my deck. So far this book is so good #BOTM

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Untitled | Anonymous
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February picks should be available soon!! #BOTM. 📖 📚

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The Family Upstairs | Lisa Jewell
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November's and December's BOTM books. Determined to read them all in January. Starting with the Lisa Jewell.

Happy New Year!! 🎉🎊🎇🎆 📖 📚#BOTM #New Year #2020

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The Gifted School | Bruce Holsinger
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Just starting this book, excited, I've heard great thing about it!

bookandbedandtea I nearly bought this on kindle a couple hours ago! It sounds really good. 3y
JennyM I enjoyed this one. Enjoy 😊 3y
BookBridget So far I'm loving it! 3y
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The Dark Lake | Sarah Bailey
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I loved this book, very twisty.

Set in Australia at Christmas time during a heat wave (their summer is the opposite of countries north of the equator); Gemma is the lead detective in a murder of a beloved local teacher. Gamma also went to High School with the murder victim.

The main character, Henna, was a mess but I still rooted for her.

Loved the ending!

@crazyspine - do you want this book?

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The Dark Lake | Sarah Bailey
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Finally starting the #BOTM book. It's from October 2017, I'm somewhat behind on my reading. Looks like a good one!

Lovesbooks87 I enjoyed this one! 3y
crazyspine Let me borrow, please 3y
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Lucky me, beautiful day and I'm starting Ruth Ware's newest book, which I heard is amazing!

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BFCR2 Wk#6 check-in. 4 out 6 books read (1 was an audiobook). I lost my momentum after I got back from vacation at the end of June. Only made my step goal 1 of 6 weeks. But I've lost weight and can fit in 2 pairs of shorts from last summer. Drinking more water than wine. So small successes. #BOTM

#teamnewbie @wanderinglynn @laurar311 @crazyspine @WriterAtHeart @BookishBelle @mc916 @jmtrivera @Honeybeegirl

crazyspine "Drinking more water than wine" ? 3y
BookBridget @crazyspine you are laughing? Well, I'm drinking water right now. 😀 3y
Econaghan Good for you! 👏🏻 3y
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jmtrivera Hey, some days the wine wins. 😂 3y
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 Great job! 3y
Dawnrod1970 Awesome job! 3y
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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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#BFCR2 Wk 5 check-in. Still on my 3rd book, I lost my momentum after I got back from vacation at the end of June. Average weeky 8k step goal, result 6k. No excuses but the life of a work at home techie makes it very hard. On a side note I've lost 11 lbs during this time period so I'm claiming success, lol.

#teamnewbie @wanderinglynn @laurar311 @crazyspine @WriterAtHeart @BookishBelle @mc916 @jmtrivera @Honeybeegirl

Megabooks Awesome!! 3y
Econaghan Fantastic! 3y
KathyWheeler Sounds like success to me! Good for you.🎉 3y
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jmtrivera 11 pounds is awesome! Congrats! 3y
crazyspine Woah! Way to go. Are you liking the new weight watchers? 3y
BookBridget I do, you get way more to eat but I'm sure I would have lost more by now Inn the old plan. 3y
wanderinglynn That‘s fantastic! 🙌🏻 Way to go! 3y
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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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#BookFitnessChallenge @wanderinglynn @crazyspine

It's been a hard week, back from vacation on Sun; book 2.25 of 6. Back to work on Mon. Got sun poisoning on my lips on vacay. Pain in such a small area but I actually felt very sick. My company was the only company in the US open on Friday, longest day ever, ugh.

Still reading my same book from Saturday. Step average around 6k goal was avg of 8k.

Good news Nine Perfect Stranger is good so far!

Hoopiefoot Ugh—Sun poisoning on your lips sounds terrible! Hope you start feeling better soon. 3y
BookBridget @hoopiefoot, thanks! I'm on the mend. 3y
mdm139 Great photo 3y
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marleed Get well soon. You need a vacay from your vacay! 3y
Judybskt Ugh! That‘s no fun!! My husband and I both worked yesterday too. 🙄 3y
TheSpineView Horrible! Hope you feel better! 3y
wanderinglynn Hope you feel better! 💚 I worked Friday too, so you‘re not alone. 3y
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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel | Mary Beth Keane
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Another good #BOTM pick! This book follows 2 young couples from early romance (1970's) to present day. Both husbands are cops in NYC and end up living next to each other in the burbs until a family tragedy devastates both families.

#bookfitnesschallenge2 Book#2 out of #6. My fitness goal is 8k avg steps per day, actual was 7793. Go #teamnewbie @wanderinglynn @laurar311 @crazyspine @WriterAtHeart @BookishBelle @mc916 @jmtrivera @Honeybeegirl

jmtrivera What a lovely pic! 3y
BookBridget @jmtriver, taken yesterday morning with my breakfast, yum! On vacation with my daughter @crazyspine (Elena) our team lead. 📖 🌴 🌞 📖 3y
crazyspine Way to go! 3y
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ericarobynreads This looks like the perfect breakfast!! ❤️ 3y
BooknerdsLife Beautiful photo😍 & that looks so yummy 😋 3y
marleed Love this book and your pic! 3y
Cathythoughts Still patiently waiting for this book to come out here .... well maybe not so patient any more ... dying to read this one 3y
wanderinglynn Your crushing your book goal! 🙌🏻 3y
Birdsong28 @cathythoughts Are you signed up to Netgalley? As you can read books before they are released as that is how I read this. 😘📚📖 3y
Cathythoughts @Birdsong28 thanks , but I‘m not. Do you have to review books ? As I‘d find that too stressful- or can you just read them .... 3y
BookBridget @wanderinglynn yep, starting a new book this morning inn The beach. Headed there now, maybe I'll read it all today. 😀 3y
Birdsong28 @cathythoughts Yes you have to review books but unless I have been invited to read it by a certain time by the publisher I just do it in my own time as I am reading one at the moment that I got about 3 years ago 🤦 as long as you download it you can read it at your convenience. 😘📚📖 3y
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I loved this book! Ihad no idea that it was a translation from Swedish but it was very well done! A "normal" average family has their lives change overnight when the parents get a call that their 18 year old daughter is being held as a murder suspect. #bookfitnesschallenge2 This is book#1 out of #6. Go #teamnewbie @wanderinglynn @laurar311 @crazyspine @WriterAtHeart. @BookishBelle @mc916 @jmtrivera @Honeybeegirl

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 You‘re right on track with your book goal! 3y
ericarobynreads Snagged this from BOTM too! Can‘t wait to dive in! 3y
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So excited for my first fitness challenge!

My reading goals are six books and an average of 8000 steps a day (I'll average them each week). I work at home some some days I'm lucky to get in 2000 steps so an average is my best bet. I'm on vacation this week so that will help with the reading goal.

Good luck to everyone on their goals!
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@wanderinglynn @laurar311 @WriterAtHeart @jmtrivera @mc916 @Honeybeegirl @BookishBelle

Dawnrod1970 Good luck! This is my first challenge. I also work from home which definitely makes some days tougher getting the steps in. 3y
Honeybeegirl Good luck! Even a full day of teaching (when school was in session) would leave me with about 6k so I would need to supplement with more activity! You got this!! 3y
wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌🏻 3y
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Bookwormjillk My telecommuting days are really hard too. 3y
toofondofbooks Your pup looks just like my furbaby Harry 😍 3y
jmtrivera I usually get more steps at work than on vacation because I teach, so I'm hoping this will help me stay moving! Vacations are just so tempting, with their cool drinks and book stacks... 3y
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First book of my week long vacation. With @crazyspine

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This is my current situation, having fun until it rains here.#BOTM #FundaySunday #Wine 🍷

tracey38 Looks like the perfect setup! 3y
BookBridget @tracey38 it is! I'd rather be on a beach but my deck will do. 3y
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Normal People | Sally Rooney
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Normal People | Sally Rooney
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Just starting on my April books. Finally nice enough to read outside in Philly suburbs. #BOTM #Spring #Flowers

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Untitled | Anonymous
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Finally starting last month's BOTM selection. I loved Peter Swanson's The Kind Worth Killing, so hoping this is a winner also.

@crazyspine - let me know if you want this when I'm done

#March #BOTM #LazySunday #sharebookswithdaughter

crazyspine Yes, please 3y
dfieb I just started it, too. So far, I am enjoying the book. 3y
paramegan i'm about to start it too 3y
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An Unwanted Guest | Shari Lapena
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Last day in the sunshine. Pool, sunshine and a good book! Tomorrow I'll be wearing my parka again. 👙🌞🌞📘📙📕

QueenJen That looks amazing! 4y
BookBridget @QueenJen , it was amazing! Back to reality now. 4y
wordzie 🌞🌊🙌 4y
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Circe | Madeline Miller
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Starting this now! I'm late to the bandwagon but better late than never. #sickday #BOTM

jenniferajanes I haven‘t read it yet either, but soon! Enjoy! 4y
Andrea313 It's on my TBR, too, and I can't wait to get to it. Hope it's a great read! 4y
tpixie I really enjoyed it. It‘s a calm read, not lots of action. 4y
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The Winter Sister | Megan Collins
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The Winter Sister was so good. I started it yesterday and finished it today.

When Slyvie was 13 her 17 year old sister went missing. Three days later she was found dead by strangulation. Slyvie's close relationship with her Mother fell apart after her sister's death. Sylvie left the area when she turned 18. Fast-forward 14 years and she's back home to tend to her dying mother. Will she find closure during the visit? #BOTM #sickday #wintermystery

AmyG Good to hear. This was my pick, too. 4y
BookBridget @AmyG you will enjoy it! 4y
CareBear I just picked this one up! She‘s a local author for me. 4y
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BookBridget @CareBear oh wow! Have you met her yet? 4y
CareBear No! She was just at a local library but I didn‘t realize who she was. I grabbed a signed copy from my local indie though. 4y
crazyspine May I borrow? 4y
BookBridget @crazyspine yes you can. It's a shame I finished it the day after you left or I would have given it to you then. 4y
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The Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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January book of the month books here! #BOTM

Ms.Story I can't wait to get a copy of 4y
BookBridget @Ms.Story, have you bren able to read the book yet? 4y
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For Better and Worse | Margot Hunt
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#BOTM Finally had a minute to open my BOTM boxes and realized that I have not one but two copies of this book so figured I'd read it first.

TheBookAddict Oh no! I hope it‘s a good book. 4y
rather_be_reading this happened to me before! i emailed them and they gave me a credit 3y
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Untilted | Autechre
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Goodbye, Paris: A Novel | Anstey Harris
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August Book of the Month picks # BOTM

Rachbb3 Agree with @Andrew65 it's a fantastic book. 4y
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Ghosted: A Novel | Rosie Walsh
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One of my July BOTM books. It's a gorgeous Sunday in the Philadelphia suburbs, excited to start a new book, enjoy the my beautiful flowers and read on my deck. 🌿📖🌸🌞

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Great book! Fifteen years ago, 13 year old Emma attends a ritzy summer camp, only to have all 3 of her cabin mates sneak out and never return. Adult artist Emma returns to now reopened camp as the Art instructor. Of course, she has a hidden agenda and wants to solve the mystery of her friends disappearance.

tracey38 I've heard such good things about this. Can't wait to read it! 4y
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Just starting this, one of my July Book of the Month books. It has great reviews so I'm excited! I think I have a kidney stone so this should be a great distraction.

Velvetsun Really liked this one. 4y
JoScho I liked this one a lot. Hoping you feel better soon 💙 4y
Geeklet I‘m like 75% done with it and I definitely think this one is better than average. 4y
tracey38 Oh no! Feel better. 4y
BookBridget I don't think I have a stone, I think it's just a cold with aches. I guess time will tell. 4y
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The Life We Bury | Allen Eskens
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Great book! I never heard of it before, found it on Hoopla through my library. So glad that I stumbled across it!

Victoriahoperose Loved this! Such a cool true crime vibe! 4y
laurenlovesliterature I love Hoopla!! Sounds like a good read too! 4y
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Something in the Water: A Novel | Catherine Steadman
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Mark and Erin are on a luxury honeymoon in Bora Bora when they discover something in the water. The newly married couple must decide whether to speak out or hide what they found. Mark lost his job right before the wedding and Erin is self-employed so they have a difficult choice.

Loved it!Great mystery with an early spoiler thrown in early in the book. Thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for the ARC. @crazyspine

Baawrabookster This looks like an interesting read☺️✌️🦄 4y
BookBridget @Baawrabookster , it was so good! 4y
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Something in the Water: A Novel | Catherine Steadman
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Just starting this book, I've heard great things about it! Thanks NetGalley for the ARC😊

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#SundayFunday #BookNerd I somehow thought I finished this book but I didn't, first time that has happened to me. Early on-set dementia.

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The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah
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Finally starting this book! Beautiful day on my deck in Pennsylvania.

Crazeedi I'm a PA girl too! Western, you? 4y
BookBridget @Crazeedi Philly suburbs! 4y
Crazeedi Ok then! An eagles and flyers fan probably! Pennsylvania rocks!! 4y
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BookBridget @Crazeedi , yes? Are you in a Steeler's fan? 4y
Crazeedi Of course, but I cheered for eagles in super bowl!!!! 4y
BookBridget @Crazeedi , we all did, what an exciting game!!! 4y
Crazeedi Oh it was awesome!!! Congrats!!!! 4y
BookBridget @Crazeedi I'm back on my deck today, not as nice as yesterday. Overcast, breezy. Wearing a sweater. What's it like in your part of PA. 4y
Crazeedi Rainy and 58 degrees! Yucky day, too cold even to sit on my porch, so I'm in my sunroom covered up reading!! 4y
BookBridget @Crazeedi , sky starting spitting on me, so I cuddled up on my sofa with a blanket. 4y
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The Whistler | John Grisham
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My current daily work commute audio book. Just my 2nd audio book but loving the "company" that an audio book provides.

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Untitled | Anonymous
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My reading buddy for the day. Twin to quirkybookworm's pup. @Quirkybookworm @crazyspine

BookwormAHN Sooo cute 💙 4y
Quirkybookworm @BookBridget No WAY! That's awesome! He was born in Colorado Springs. I res ued him 6 yrs ago. 4y
BookBridget @Quirkybookworm Sammy is 6 years old but we got him from a breeder in PA. 4y
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Quirkybookworm @BookBridget i was told that Ewok has at least couple of breeds, Which is why i was surprised at the resemblance. 😊 4y
BookBridget @Quirkybookworm they told us he was half Bichon half Shih Tzu 4y
ladym30 Such a sweet face! 4y
Crazeedi Awwww!❤️💜🐶 4y
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Left the room and came back to my cat guarding my book, good girl!

Crazeedi I miss my black kitty!!! Yours is just darling! 4y
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Late start on my long holiday weekend book, my better late than never. 1 of 3 BOTM books for May. @crazyspine - let me know if you want this when I'm done. #MayBOTM

crazyspine @BookBridget well is it good? Never heard of it 4y
BookBridget Good so far, I'm on page 22. 4y
Lipsnlashes28 I really liked the book. It was one of three for me as well. Anxious to hear what you think. 4y
MomKrev That‘s on my list! 4y
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Not That I Could Tell | Jessica Strawser
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Not that I could tell was a good read! The book was along the lines of a Laine Moriarty book. a mystery combined with female friendships and some men sprinkled in.

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Camino Island | John Grisham
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I enjoyed the book. Just changed jobs and now have a long commute, it made the hour each way go quickly. The actress/reader did a great job. Very enjoyable.

Slajaunie I have a long commute as well. Books make it worth it. 4y
Bookish_AF I‘ve been doing an audiobook while commuting this week too. I moved a few months ago and have a longer commute than I used to (not quite as long as yours!) Audio isn‘t my usual format but I‘m kind of enjoying it! 4y
BookBridget @whippoorwill815 What book are you listening to right now? 4y
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BookBridget @Slajaunie it sure does, much better than the radio 4y
Bookish_AF I got Origin by Dan Brown- I originally got it to listen to while I painted the bathroom last weekend and continued it on my commute. It was available at the library and since this was my first audiobook pretty much ever, I sought out something that I figured I would be able to follow easily! 4y
BookBridget @whippoorwill815 I need to check that book out! 4y
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The Dry | Jane Harper
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The Dry and some other ebooks that start a series are on sale at Amazon today.

Areader2 Yesterday I bought Behind Her Eyes & Hazel Wood,the day before that The Song of Achilles , ugh damn kindle daily deals!😂📖🤓 4y
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