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Cityofamber

Cityofamber

Joined May 2016

Instagram: cityofamber my #BOTM link https://www.mybotm.com/vrn34pldllqv9529
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Pickpick

This was a great start. 😊

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Pumpkinheads | Rainbow Rowell
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This was a cute fun fall read. 💖

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Finished this reread 😍

Reviewsbylola I love these covers. 1w
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Testaments | Margaret Atwood
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Panpan

This book was very unnecessary. It was also pretty predictable, nothing happened that shocked me. 🙄🤷‍♀️

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Paper Girls Vol. 6 | Brian K. Vaughan
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Pickpick

I enjoyed this series 😬

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Mehso-so

This was a filler book. It wasn‘t very interesting and not much happened. I‘m hoping I like book 3 more.

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Spin the Dawn | Elizabeth Lim
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I wanted to love this book, but it was so predictable which made it boring.

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I‘m loving that there‘s a fantasy pick this month! 😍 thanks @Liberty ;) #BOTM

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Pickpick

Listened to this today 💖

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Four Dead Queens | Astrid Scholte
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I liked this book but wish it focused on the fantasy aspects more (ie world building and political intrigue) and less on the murder mystery plot. Also the romance felt very insta lovey and I wasn‘t a fan of that. I guess you could say I wasn‘t a fan of the plots focused on Keralie which is a shame since she is the main character.

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Munmun | Jesse Andrews
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Panpan

This book was a little too weird for me.

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The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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Finished this reread. I live it more after each reread. 😍

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Final #BFC update:
Goals- 4 workouts a week- the only week I “failed” on this was last week due to a long bad migraine episode.
12 books total- I read 18 total. I‘m always unsure of number of books goals because I read a wide range of long books and short books so so I‘m thinking next time I‘ll set goals about getting through subscription books are specific books? 🤷‍♀️

wanderinglynn There‘s no failing in #BFC, especially if you were ill. (Migraines suck!) There‘s only progress—just that sometimes the progress is one step at a time. 😉 Way to go! 🙌🏻 A great 6 weeks. 1mo
AprilMae No failing, only learning and self care! Great job with the progress!!! 1mo
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Pickpick

Listened to this today 😍

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Impostors | Scott Westerfeld
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Finished this audiobook reread since book 2 comes out on Tuesday 😍

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The Shadow Queen | CJ Redwine
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Mehso-so

This wasn‘t very memorable. 😬

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DARKDAWN. | JAY. KRISTOFF
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I laughed. I cried. I squealed. It was a rollercoaster.

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Week 5 check in for #bfcr3 #bfc
Goal- exercise 4 times- I only got 3 in because I was battling a migraine most of the week so that meant taking care of my health by taking an easy.
Goal- read 12 books total- I‘ve read 14

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Pickpick

I‘m loving revisiting this series 😍

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Pickpick

Forgot to mentioned I listened to this over the weekend;)

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Week 4 #bfcr3 check in #bfc
Goal: exercise 4 times a week- I got in 5
Goal: read 12 books- I‘ve read 12

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Vow of Thieves | Mary E. Pearson
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I loved this series. I‘m hoping to see more from this world. 😍

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Dance of Thieves | Mary E Pearson
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Finished this reread 😍

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Aurora Rising | Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
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I enjoyed this, but the constantly being told how these kids were misfits was a little repetitive.

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Week 3 #bfcr3 check in #bfc
Goal: 4 exercises a week- I got in 4.5 😂
Read 12 books total- I have 9 read total so far

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Beyond the Point | Claire Gibson
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I liked this book, however there were some things that brought down my enjoyment of it. The things I liked include are the friendships and how real they felt with the ups and downs, the grief was well done as was showing how life can go far from plans. What I didn‘t like was the timeline, she jumped ahead months/years but important things happened in between so she had to go back and tell us those things, it didn‘t flow well. #BOTM #BOTMBacklist

8little_paws Would you recommend it specifically on audio? I can get it via audio at my library and it's fairly high on my list. Or should I grab a paper copy instead? 2mo
Cityofamber @8little_paws I liked the audiobook, just make sure you pay attention to the dates so you know when the jumped a few years/months ahead :) 2mo
8little_paws Thank you! I was thinking of starting a new audiobook to listen to while I knit/crochet. Perhaps this'll be it. I find I can focus really well on audiobooks while crafting. 2mo
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No Place Like Here | Christina June
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This book gave me so feelings 😍

megzlynn That is beautiful! 2mo
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Mehso-so

The beginning was very repetitive but in the end it picked up.

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Paper Girls Vol. 5 | Brian K. Vaughan
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Finished vol. 4&5 last night- I really liked these two! I‘m excited for vol 6 next month :)

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#bfcr3 week 2 check in
Goal- work out 4 times a week- I got in 5 this week
Goal- 6 books total- I‘ve finished 4, now that I finished Oathbringer I‘m doubling this to 12 ;)
#bfc

AprilMae Great job!!! 2mo
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I love that the audiobooks are available now of these 😍

ShyBookOwl I'm super curious to see if they hold up. I loved them as a kid, but I don't remember enough to say why. I still like the idea of young girls being entrepreneurial! 2mo
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Paper Girls Vol. 3 | Brian K. Vaughan
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I‘m still not sure how I feel about this series... I think I like it? 😂

ShyBookOwl I love it! Read volume 5 recently. Vaughan is my fave graphic novel author. I'll read anything he writes. 2mo
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Oathbringer | Brandon Sanderson
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Now that I‘m caught up on this series I don‘t know what to do. 😂

AprilMae Is your dog holding.....garlic?? 2mo
Cityofamber @AprilMae it‘s her dumpling toy 😂 2mo
AprilMae @Cityofamber ok that makes more sense lol 😂😂 2mo
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Oathbringer | Brandon Sanderson
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Now that I‘m caught up on this series I don‘t know what to do. 😂

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Week 1 update for #bfr3:
Goal- workout 4 times a week- I completed 5 workouts this week
Goal- read a total of 6 books- I have 1 down and 5 to go ;)

Megabooks 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
AprilMae Good job! Keep it up! 2mo
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Week 1 update for #bfcr3
Goal- workout 4 times a week- I completed 5 workouts this week
Goal- read a total of 6 books- I have 1 down and 5 to go ;)
#bfc

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Paper Girls Vol. 2 | Brian K. Vaughan
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I‘m still not 100% sure what‘s going on, but I‘m enjoying it 😂

britt_brooke That‘s exactly how this series makes me feel! 😆 2mo
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I decided to participate in #BFCr3 my goals are:
-4 workouts a week
- 6 books total
#BFC

Megabooks 👍🏻👍🏻 3mo
AprilMae Great goals!! 2mo
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Edgedancer | Brandon Sanderson
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Finished this. Not sure how I feel about Lift... but I‘m excited to see more of her.

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Words of Radiance | Brandon Sanderson
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💖💖💖😍😍😍😍

MellieAntoinette An incredible series! Can‘t wait for book 4! 3mo
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Paper Girls Vol. 1 | Brian K. Vaughan
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What did I just read!? 😂😂😂

RainyDayReading That was the same reaction I had when I read this 🤣 3mo
Cityofamber @RainyDayReading I was not expecting it... but of course I put the rest of the series on hold at my library 😂 3mo
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These books are so fun 😍

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely | Brigid Kemmerer
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While I was reading this I enjoyed it, however I was able to put it down and not think about and had no urge to continue it right away. But the last 25% was way better than the first part of the book.

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The Way of Kings | Brandon Sanderson
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I loved this book 😍💖

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Spinning | Tillie Walden
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Mehso-so

This book was ok, it did a lot of stating what happened and telling instead of showing the story.

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The Blood Spell | C. J. Redwine
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I loved this book. It had everything that makes a Cinderella retelling amazing but had a lot of unique and changes to the classic story so it wasn‘t repetitive of what has been done before.

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Finished this reread 😍

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Calamity | Brandon Sanderson
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I loved this book. The ending was a bit rush though.

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Call it what You Want | Brigid Kemmerer
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I loved this book. Brigid Kemmerer writes such heartbreaking but also hopeful stories. 😍

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Firefight | Brandon Sanderson
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I loved this book so much! 💖😍