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CocoReads

Joined September 2016

Books, Music, Books, Live Music, have I mentioned books? Find me on Goodreads at https://www.goodreads.com/cocoreads70
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Finished Stone Cold Cowboy. Still working on Vortex but now that I can see we‘ll out of one eye, it‘s time to start the book group book for July. (Got the right eye fixed on Thursday, getting my left one fixed this coming up Wednesday). #20in4readatjon @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1d
dylanisreading Good luck! 21h
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Vortex: An FBI Thriller | Catherine Coulter
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The other book I started for #20in4 it‘s fine, but I can‘t figure out if the 2 storylines are going to join together, or if they‘re going to stay separate. I can‘t see how they‘re going to connect but I‘ve been surprised before.

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I thought I‘d read this whole series but this one isn‘t familiar at all. It‘s holding my attention more than the other book I started for #20in4readathon. #saveahorse

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The Investigator | John Sandford
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Book group tonight was at Flat Top grill. Flat Top is at the mall. Guess what else is at the msll? B&N. It‘s the only reason I go to the mall. Well, that and Flat Top. So here‘s my haul tonight. Not pictured; my leftovers, which should feed me at work for the next 2 days….

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Book 2 for #20in4readathon I actually put this aside to focus on Klara—which was for my book group meeting tonight. I enjoyed this one—it was short and almost insta love, as it takes place over a couple of weeks? But there was a lot of emotion and depth packed in. @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 2mo
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This may very well be the only book I finish for #20in4readathin I had to switch to audio to get through it and I‘m overall not an audio fan but in this case it worked well for me. I like a hefty dose of movement in my reading and the beginning of this started really slow. Hen it got better but overall it didn‘t do much for me. Interesting ideas and well written but not my jam.

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 2mo
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Also a bookmark and so@d sassy magnets. Post 3of 3. Also the weather is absolutely glorious here! Sunny and warm. I could wear shorts! Supposed to be a little cooler tomorrow and rain but still warm enough for shorts. After that, back to winter. Boo!

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The Taming of the Queen | Philippa Gregory
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I can never resist Blue Qi‘s snarky socks. And I got a towel this time as well. Post 2 of 3–non book haul

TheBookHippie I love these! 2mo
Suet624 Wonderful! 2mo
Tamra I‘ve got to have that dish towel! 2mo
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CocoReads @Tamra you can probably get it on Amazon but lots of little shops and indie bookstores carry these products. Just google blue Q and I think you can find places near you selling them. They have a burrito one too that I haven‘t gotten yet. 2mo
Tamra @CocoReads I found Blue Q online and my husband and I had lots of laughs last night! 😂😂 2mo
CocoReads They are great! 2mo
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Made a trip to Lowry‘s books in Three Rivers, MI today. I tried hard to rein it in but I couldn‘t resist these gems. Post 1 of 3–these are the books

Suet624 Doesn‘t it feel great to get that many books? 2mo
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The Family Plot: A Novel | Megan Collins
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Totally forgot to post my book haul from last week!

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I may have made a mistake—I stopped at the library to pick up my hold (the tagged book) for next book group. But I rarely get time to go when they”re open so I may have gone a little overboard. Especially since I bought a bunch at the bookstore last week….#noshelfcontrol

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The Ranger | Ace Atkins
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Much better read than my last one. And first in a series. Quinn Colson isn‘t quite Lucas Davenport but I think I‘ll learn to love him just as much. #AwesomeApril @Andrew65

CoverToCoverGirl I really like Davenport too. 3mo
CocoReads @CoverToCoverGirl he may have been my first book boyfriend. Which is funny because I don‘t normally hear that outside of romance but I was reading Sandford long before I was reading romance. 3mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 I need to search this out. 3mo
CocoReads I think you‘d really like it. 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl @CocoReads I can see why, he definitely has style. 3mo
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Panpan

It was short. I agree with the idea of not leaving a mess for your loved ones but otherwise it was mostly a dud for me. I read it for my upcoming book group meeting on Monday. Then I will death clean it right out of my house because it‘s going in the donate box. #awesomeapril

BarbaraTheBibliophage I just read they‘re making a limited series of this. Maybe on Netflix. I‘m not sure since I didn‘t care for the book either. 3mo
CocoReads Definitely not one I‘ll be watching. I‘ll mention it to my bestie-this was her pick. I love her, but we do not have the same taste in books. 3mo
Andrew65 Oh dear 😔 3mo
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I need to start my laundry so I can get packing as we‘re leaving tomorrow for TN. But this is my next read for #Marvellous March. So far so good. @Andrew65 tv

Andrew65 Sounds good. 😊 4mo
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Solace Island | Meg Tilly
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Finished my first read of the #MarvellousMarch readathon! Ok so I had 2 chapters left but I‘m counting it. It was so good, and there‘s 2 more in the series so I‘ll definitely be checking them out. @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 4mo
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Perfectly Negative | Linda Carvelli
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Not book related but I just got my test results back and I‘m negative! Guess I just have the regular crud, which isn‘t great but better than I expected! The hubs second test was negative too.

4thhouseontheleft Feel better soon! Glad it‘s not Covid. 5mo
CocoReads @4thhouseontheleft thanks. I took a 3 hour nap today so I‘m feeling a lot better, and needless to say…I‘m going to work tomorrow anyway. 5mo
AmyG Thank goodness. Feel better. 5mo
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Chrissyreadit Hope you feel better soon and I‘m glad it‘s not COVID. 5mo
sprainedbrain Thank heavens! Feel better soon. 5mo
CoverToCoverGirl Wonderful! But sorry you‘re not feeling the best! Get better soon. Hugs. 💜 5mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Feel better soon! 5mo
Tera66 Yay! Hope you feel better sooner than later! 5mo
Dragon Glad you‘re negative. Wishing you a speedy recovery 💐 5mo
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I don‘t think much of this new party game. Also I‘ve never wanted a negative on a test so bad. Hopefully I‘ll be able to go to work tomorrow and that this is just a bad cold or the non Covid crud that‘s going around.

merelybookish 🤞🤞 5mo
TheBookHippie 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻 5mo
Simona 🤞🤞🤞 5mo
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Clwojick Fingers crossed for you!!! 5mo
La_Cori 🤞🏻🤞🏻 5mo
MaureenMc 🤞 5mo
Jas16 🤞🏽 5mo
Megabooks 🤞🏻🤞🏻 5mo
Tera66 🤞🤞🤞 5mo
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In Deep | Blue Saffire
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Book 2 for #joyousjanuary I read the first in this series last week and while this one was less enjoyable, it mostly wrapped up the mystery started in the first and It ended on enough of a cliffhanger that I‘ll read the third probably, but it‘s definitely a library read for me. @Andrew65

CocoReads Technically I go back to work tomorrow but we‘re playing that new party game: cold or Covid? It‘s my hubs that‘s sick and his first rapid test was negative but I‘m pretty sure he‘s got it. And as much as I‘ve tried to stay away (sleeping in a separate room, spraying lysol everywhere), we still live in a small house and even though I‘m vaxxed and boosted, I‘m starting to feel some congestion so stay tuned. 5mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 5mo
Andrew65 @CocoReads Sending positive thoughts and keeping my fingers crossed. 5mo
CocoReads Thanks @Andrew. I do t feel too terrible so far but the hubs has been sick since Saturday. He‘s going to take another rapid tomorrow and I‘ll see what work says when I take my survey tomorrow. My gut feeling is that if I don‘t have a fever, I‘ll be going but ya never know. 5mo
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Bound For Eden | Tess Lesue
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Who doesn‘t love a good girl-disguised-as-a-boy falling in love with the wagon train leader story? I didn‘t expect to like this one as much as I did even though clearly everyone guessed that Alexandra was a girl except for Luke. Then he battles his feelings, but there was a happy ending for this historical #saveahorse book. #joyousjanuary book 1

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 5mo
CoverToCoverGirl You have saved SO many horses.. 🤣😂🙂 5mo
CocoReads It‘s a tough job but someone‘s got to do it. (edited) 5mo
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Heart Bones | Colleen Hoover
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Finished my first pick for #NewYearWhoDis 2022! A big old ugly cry at the end but I really loved it! Thanks to @CharityBlee for picking it for me and thanks to @monalyisha for all her hard work setting this challenge up!

monalyisha You‘re welcome! Getting all of the #NYWD notifications is always my favorite part of a long, cold January. 🥶 6mo
CocoReads I‘m planning on reading the other 4 on my list but I‘m going to spread them out over the year. 6mo
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The Arctic Fury | Greer Macallister
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Made a triumphant return to the library, after not going for over a year. Now I‘m curled up in my fuzzy blanket and considering what to start. Or whether or not to continue with my current reads. I also don‘t feel super spiffy so I‘m totally taking a lazy day.

robinb Hope you feel better soon! A trip to the library is always good for what ails you. 😊 6mo
CocoReads @robinb thanks! I think it‘s just a little tummy bug. I came home and took a nap and I‘m may go find some crackers to nibble on, hopefully that will help. 6mo
robinb @CocoReads my mom always swore by crackers and Sprite for tummy issues. 6mo
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CocoReads I‘ve one of my previous few diet 7ups and some saltines at the ready. Hubs tried to find me some diet 7up or sprite this morning but no one has any right now. I‘ve got some propels and a couple Gatorade zeros too so hopefully that will suffice. 6mo
CoverToCoverGirl Hope you feeling better! It must have felt wonderful to visit the library, a year is a long time. 6mo
CocoReads @CoverToCoverGirl I‘m feeling mostly better and actually ate some real food for dinner. The library‘s always been there, just work has been so heinous that I haven‘t had the time to go or the desire. It was nice although I didn‘t spend too much time today. 6mo
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#20in4 And I‘m done! First book for 2022 and a 5 ⭐️ read for me. I enjoyed the contemporary storyline but not nearly as much as I enjoyed the story of Britta, who grew up in Denmark during WW2. I didn‘t know anything about the history of the Danes during the war, they lit occupation by nazi troops and the acts of heroism practiced by the Danes, particularly when the order was given to round up the Jews. 👇

CocoReads While fiction, it was based partially on true events. And it turns out this is the 6th in a series, so now I‘ve found a new to me author. #20in4 @Andrew65 6mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 6mo
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Still working on Britta. Taking a break to watch so@e UFC with the hubs. He went to the trouble of cooking dinner so I figured I‘d spend some time with him. My daughter made me the gloves and keeping my hands warm seem to help with my joint pain. My thumbs, especially snap, crackle, and pop more than a bowl of Rice Krispies. #20in4

CoverToCoverGirl Happy New Year! 🙂 6mo
Andrew65 Think I need gloves for my right shoulder! Happy New Year. (edited) 6mo
CocoReads Lol @Andrew65 I use heat and lidocaine patches for my shoulders. So far, I‘m not a fan of getting older. 🤣🤣 6mo
Andrew65 @CocoReads Me either, can be an agony in bed. Really need to go to the doctors but not easy in these times. 6mo
CocoReads I feel that. I have an appointment with my dr for so@e time this month, I think. I really need to call and find out when. Or find my log in info so I can look when I think about it (always after hours when I think about it) 6mo
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Do t mind the background mess. My reading room is in shambles (as is the rest of the house) but I‘m off until Monday snd I‘m desperate to get my read on for #20in4 first up is Defending Brittany Stein for my it‘ll book group on Monday (providing we all stay Covid free). I picked it, so I definitely need to read it but it‘s pretty good so far and I‘ve got a great cup of tea to go with.

Andrew65 This looks good, will be interested to see the review. 6mo
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Spending an uneventful day at work (we do t use the “Q” work or the word that‘s the opposite of fast for good reasons. My sister got me this adorable reading journal for Christmas so I‘ve already gone through and marked the books I‘ve already read off all of the lists. She actually got this for me, her, my 2 girls, and her daughter. I‘ll post my actual book haul later when I get home from work.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That looks great! 6mo
CocoReads @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m enjoying it so far, she‘s got space for journaling your reads and short articles about reading goals, ways to get more out of your reading, etc. and book lists (I love lists!). I already have a much bigger planner/book journal but this one is very portable. It has space for 100 reads, which is ambitious for me these days but it‘s undated so it seems perfect. 6mo
Crazeedi I love journals like this!! I may have to look for it 6mo
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CocoReads She has a podcast too. 6mo
Nute I really enjoy the What Should I Read Next? (Anne Bogel) podcast. Have you listened to any episodes? 3mo
CocoReads @nute I do listen here and there. She pushes me out of my romance comfort zone. But I have also found that overall, her picks are hot or miss for me. But I do enjoy her podcasts. 3mo
Nute I don‘t believe that I have ever read a particular book because of her recommendations for the guests on her show. I like listening to how she tries to figure them out. Her deciphering steps. Sometimes I think that she gets the person completely wrong, but no one ever says that.🤦🏽‍♀️🥴 Still fun to listen to the chat. 3mo
CocoReads That‘s why I like to listen too. Plus I find her voice very soothing. 3mo
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Christmas cookies | Katherine M. Eakin
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I‘m off for a couple days before I go back snd work the weekend. So it‘s time to get my bake on! Happy Holidays Littens, wishing you all peace and health!

AmyG Happy Holidays to you! 6mo
Suet624 Happy holidays. Enjoy! 6mo
CoverToCoverGirl Wishing you all the best. 🎄🍪 6mo
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New Year, New You | Steve Pacer
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Finally posting about my #newyearwhodis list from @CharityBlee I haven‘t read any of these and it‘s tough to pick a starting point because I‘m a big mood reader but I‘m leaning towards Carry On because I loved Fangirl. Thanks for including me @monalyisha

Scochrane26 I love the Carry On series, although I haven‘t read the 3rd yet. I wasn‘t sure about it until about halfway through Carry On, then it gets good. 7mo
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A Favor for a Favor | Helena Hunting
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First nook finished for #24in4 Readathon. 2nd in series of hockey romances. I seriously loved this one between Bishop, who is a grumpy gives no clucks forward and RJ‘s little siste, Stevie. RJ and Bishop also don‘t like each other and there were issues between Stevie and Bishop in the beginning. I don‘t want to give any spoilers away but it all turns out great in the end! @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great start 👏👏👏 7mo
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Finished my first read of #OutstandingOctober earlier today. So glad I‘m on vacation this week so I can participate! I feel like I‘ve dropped off the face of the earth as work has really exploded and I‘m often too tired to even read when I get home. @Andrew65

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 8mo
CoverToCoverGirl What!, no cowboy? Lol 😆 8mo
CocoReads @CoverToCoverGirl not this time. 🤣🤣 8mo
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First book done for #20in4Readathon I actually finished it last night before I went to bed so today will be spent either with the Bridgertons, or Obama. Unless I decide to read something totally different. It happens because I‘m all about the mood! ##saveahorse this wasn‘t a bad read, I gave it a pick although there were a few things that bothered me. Still I liked it enough to continue.

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 11mo
CoverToCoverGirl I vote for the Bridgetons! 🙂 11mo
CocoReads Obama is for my book group next week so I really need to get on that but I‘m also listening g to it so that should help. Bridgerton s it is! 11mo
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A Promised Land | Barack Obama
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These are the three physical books I‘ve chosen for the #20in4Readathon. I‘ve also got a couple of ebooks going but these are the ones I want to finish/make a dent in. Happy Reafing everyone e! @Andrew65

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 11mo
CoverToCoverGirl I‘m still making my way towards the Bridgerton series.. soon 🤞I have them all.🙂 11mo
CocoReads @CoverToCoverGirl I only have the first 3 but eventually I‘ll have them all! I‘m currently saving a horse! 🤣🤣🤣 (edited) 11mo
CoverToCoverGirl #SaveAHorse you are so awesome for putting up with all those cowboys! 😉 11mo
CocoReads It‘s tough but someone has to do it! 🤠🐴 11mo
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I was finally able to clear the space to bring in my great grandmas desk from my parents house. We estimate that it‘s from the 40s. I can‘t wait to create new stories here. Also, and #LitsyWriters doing #CampNano this July?

llwheeler Gorgeous desk! I forgot about July camp... Maybe! 12mo
CocoReads @llwheeler I just today finally went on and declared my goals. July is shaping up to be a busy busy month! 12mo
AmyG What a wonderful desk to have. It‘s beautiful. 12mo
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CoverToCoverGirl Beautiful! 12mo
CaffeineAndCandy 💜💜💜 12mo
Tamra Maker would have never guessed at the laptop! 12mo
BookishMarginalia Lovely! 12mo
Tera66 Wow! So beautiful!😍 12mo
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My Book Box | Will Hillenbrand
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I treated myself to the Parker‘s bring on the heat big box snd it arrived Wednesday of last week. Such a long week so I loved seeing it on my doorstep. There are a lot of summer goodies in it but also 10 signed books (4 from Weston, 4 from Ali, and 2 from C. Morgan). So happy I splurged on the big size. I don‘t think I‘ll get all these read anytime soon but I‘ll probably start one this weekend. #20in4readathon @Andrew65

Andrew65 Plenty to choose from. 13mo
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Made some muffins and eggs with my fancy new stove this morning. So refreshing to have a working oven and burners I do t have to light myself again. Now I‘m ready to settle into some #20in4readathon time! Started Stolen Prey by John Samdford (because the man doesn‘t write anything bad and I‘m a Lucas girl). I need to make significant progress on The Lost Queen and I have a huge stack of romances from a book box I got earlier in the week. 👇

CocoReads Luckily I have 3.5 days off and the house mostly to myself. 13mo
Crazeedi Love your new stove! I too have to light my old Tappan deluxe gas range!!😉 13mo
CocoReads @Crazeedi so far it‘s wonderful but I‘ve only had one meal to work on it. I‘ve got plenty of time to learn it‘s new features. 13mo
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Tamra Enjoy! 13mo
Crazeedi @CocoReads you'll have fun learning it 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love it!!! 13mo
Andrew65 Love the stove! Hoping to get to Sudden Prey this week. 13mo
CocoReads @Andrew65 it‘s so good. 13mo
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I needed to #SaveAHorse and although this was a reread (because I also wanted comfort and familiarity) it did not disappoint the second time around. @CoverToCoverGirl

CoverToCoverGirl Lol- comfort reads are the BEST... I named last year “The Year Of Re-Reads- it helps us to recharge and then power forward. ❤️❤️ 13mo
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Cooking For Dummies | Alison Yates, Bryan Miller
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Bought a fancy new stove today. For no more than I actually cook, I maybe could have gone more basic but I was seduced by the bells and whistles. Plus, it was only $100 more than the basic one I was looking at. It doesn‘t come until Friday and I‘m working 10 that day so I won‘t really get to mess with it until Saturday but it‘ll be refreshing to have a functioning oven and burners I do t have to manually light.

Tamra 👏🏾 That deserves a new cookbook! 😆 13mo
CocoReads @Tamra if only a new cookbook will make me want to cook.....🤣🤣 13mo
Suet624 A great place to store books if you need the extra room. 13mo
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Tamra @Suet624 😆 13mo
CocoReads @Suet624 I did think about storing my pots and pans in it so I can use the cupboards for books. 🤣🤣🤣 13mo
Suet624 I store my pots and pans in the oven. I just have no room. I store all my Lyme Disease meds and supplements in my dishwasher. 🥴😳😝 13mo
Suet624 Congrats on the stove, by the way. 💖 13mo
Avanders Woo boo congrats! 💃🏽💃🏽 13mo
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#NutsinMay readathon results. I couldn‘t get the pic exactly how I wanted it, but I finished the first 5 books, almost finished the 6th and started the final one for my til book group (I have til the first Monday in June for it). I did no actual writing but feel pretty good about my reads! @Andrew65

Andrew65 Fantastic, thanks for playing along 👏👏👏🙌😍🥂🍾🥂🍾🥳 13mo
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Ok-I know it‘s only the 14th but I have 3 glorious days off and after the last 6 working days, I‘m starting readathon early. My goals are simple: start my book group book (it‘s a chunkster so I‘m going to need some time), finish 2 of my current reads, actually work on my writing and just enjoy whatever time I have to read. The weather is supposed to be glorious (70s and sun) so I plan on doing some of this outside! @Andrew65

Andrew65 Enjoy your time off and the readathon. Good luck 😊👍 13mo
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Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance | Cathy Taylor, Rachel K. Thomas, Elize Richards
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It doesn‘t matter how cool my mug is, plain broth still tastes like sadness. I am enjoying my jello though. Don‘t get older kids, you have to do all sorts of “fun” screenings. 🤣🤣 Yes, I‘m being a wee bit dramatic-I haven‘t even started the true prep part yet. But working all day while not being able to eat solid food? I‘m not impressed.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Good luck!! 🍀👍🏻 1y
CocoReads @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thanks. And thanks to my coworkers, I‘ve had lots of advice for the prep part. Also, because we are who we are, there‘s been a good amount of razzing too 1y
AmyG Colonoscopy? Ugh, not fun. Hope all is good. 1y
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CoverToCoverGirl I hate jello! Hoping all goes well! 💜 1y
CocoReads @AmyG yep, first one and so far I‘m not a fan. 1y
CocoReads @CoverToCoverGirl I don‘t mind jello. But I don‘t eat it often snd after tonight it‘ll be awhile before I have it again. 1y
AkashaVampie Love the mug 1y
MaureenMc Good luck! 1y
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#AwesomeApril wrap up. I didn‘t really post all week but I spent the majority of it knocking out 22/24 books in the Men of Valor MC series. I‘d read the first 2 previously. They were super short and some were definitely better than others. I also started A Splendid Ruin for my IRL book group at the end of the month. Thanks for hosting, @Andrew65

Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏🙌🍾🥂🍾🥂🎉🥳😊 Thanks for playing long. 1y
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Scrolling around on Amazon video I saw that The Morganville books are now a series. Watched the first episode. It was ok but the books are definitely better. I also never finished reading them, can‘t even remember where I left off. Might be time for a re-read.

CocoReads Update. I can only watch the first episode unless I want to pay for the rest. It‘s pretty bad and I‘m cheap when it comes to paying for tv so I‘m going to pass.... 1y
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Greenlights | Matthew McConaughey
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Y‘all know I‘m not an audio girl but one of the nurses at work told me this one was worth it, and she was right! I mean, I checked it out from the library via Libby but if I was to buy an audio book, this would be a good one. He‘s led an interesting life and his stories about growing up, lessors learned, and acting and worth the listen. Plus I want to buy it and read it with my eyes as well. #20in4teadathon @Andrew65

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 1y
CoverToCoverGirl Loved this one— I listened too but I‘m with you, I need a copy on hand. 1y
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In lieu of an actual adult beverage because I‘m at work, pharmacy settled for root beer. 🤣🤣

CoverToCoverGirl Great choice 🤩 1y
Tera66 I love that stuff!😋 1y
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Anyone else prepping for April‘s #CampNano? I don‘t know that I‘ll need this book for what I‘m planning on working on (need to make progress on November‘s unfinished work) but I‘ve been watching A LOT of UFC lately a d I‘ve got a new idea brewing. #LitsyWriters

TK-421 Stacked! I always struggle with fight scenes. I‘m planning on doing Camp in April but haven‘t decided what I‘m working on yet. It‘ll most likely be revision. I have two in-progress second draft projects to choose from 1y
CocoReads @TK-421 good luck to you! I thought about working on revision but if I finish my current WIP, I can work on revision in July. That‘s my current plan anyway.. we‘ll see how it goes. 1y
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Insomnia | Stephen King
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Gotta get those CEs in for my license. At least this one is more interesting than my last one. I‘ve stayed awake so far. Which is a nifty trick since according to Fitbit, I only slept 4 hours last night. 🤣🤣

Suet624 Got any sleep tips for us? 1y
CocoReads @Suet624 eh, not really. Nothing beyond the obvious. I did stay awake, but I can‘t say I was paying a whole lot of attention either. I do better with the ones where you read an article and answer questions but I have to do 5 “live” ones and sadly, they‘re like audio books to me—I either fall asleep, or get distracted and lose focus. 1y
Suet624 Totally with you on audiobooks. 💤 1y
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dylanisreading What's your license in? 1y
CocoReads @Bianca Pharmacy technician—I‘ve only been doing it for 3 years, it was a midlife career change. 1y
dylanisreading @CocoReads That‘s really cool. Congratulations on doing that! 1y
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@DieAReader here‘s the complete Heaven Hill box set (10 books plus 2 novellas) for .99 today. The novellas are only so so in my opinion but the full length books are good. I just started book 8 today.

DieAReader Thanks so much! I‘ll go take a look!!! 1y
CocoReads I‘ve been enjoying it. I‘d read the first 5 a few years ago but it‘s been nice to revisit and continue on. 1y
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Just an update for the kittens that know about my friend. Her husband was arrested today. She won‘t be in to work tomorrow but fingers crossed that this is the first step in her healing process!

Crazeedi I read one of your previous posts, so good to hear this, I hope she has support and can heal. Such a horrific thing she must have had to live with 1y
CocoReads @Crazeedi thank you. She does not really have much family support but we, at work, are a small department with a family feel, so we‘re trying to be her support. 1y
Lynnsoprano So glad that you are there for her. It sounds awful, but his having been arrested will hopefully put them both on better paths, preferably separate. 1y
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CoverToCoverGirl So sorry your co- worker is going through such a horrible situation. She‘s lucky to have your support. 1y
marleed I‘m so glad you are there for her. It‘s so important to know that those who live you still love and support you even (or especially) when the trajectory of your life takes a dramatic change. 1y
CocoReads Thanks Littens. Here‘s an update: he‘s probably getting out today. I don‘t get how they can let a violent felon out (yep, this isn‘t his first party) knowing that he‘s going to go after her. His family has already showed up to threaten her. She‘s a basket case snd so are we. I‘m angry, disappointed and out of ideas. Other than her going into hiding 1y
CoffeeK8 I‘m so sorry for your friend, so glad you are there for her and I‘m hopeful for you all. 1y
Crazeedi @CocoReads can she go to a womans shelter for protection? Or stay somewhere he doesnt know? Hopefully has a PFA 1y
Crazeedi @CocoReads what state is this?? 1y
CocoReads @Crazeedi Michigan. She called victims services and she‘s in a hotel with her kids for at least a week. He has a court hearing sometime next week so I‘m hoping something good happens there (for her-he can have something unpleasant happen to him) 1y
Crazeedi @CocoReads that's good. I'll keep her in my prayers 1y
CocoReads Thank you. 1y
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The Wrap-Up List | Steven Arntson
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My #FabulousFebruary wrap up. I managed 6 books. All romance but the middle 4 were a reverse harem rabbit hole that I fell down. Guilty pleasure books for sure but there was a intriguing, over the top suspenseful storyline to go with them. I can thank @BayouGirl85 and #NewYearWhoDis for that. I‘ll be starting the next shadow grove series soon. @Andrew65 thanks for hosting-it was definitely one of my more productive readathons!

BayouGirl85 😍😍 1y
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏🙌🙌🥳🍾🥂🍾🥂🚀 1y
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The Snowy Day | Ezra Jack Keats
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The current view from my window. I have to leave for work in an hour. I can honestly say, I‘ve never looked forward to anything less. My BIL texted me this morning that our parking lot at work hadn‘t been plowed. But that was around 6-I‘m hoping they‘ve gotten to it by now. Pretty sure the snow is deeper than my boots.

MittenGirlPeach Ughhhhh. Sending strength and warm thoughts! 1y
JacqMac Yuck! Good luck. I‘m very ready for winter to be over. 1y
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Oh ugh! Good luck!! ❤️❤️ 1y
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TheSpineView Yikes! 1y
CocoReads Parking lot plowed mostly. The aisles, not the actual parking spots. Snow I‘d definitely deeper than my boots. And our technology isn‘t working at work again so the only way to fill the meds is by going to each station snd manually looking to see what needs to be filled. 🙄 it‘s been a week now and it‘s only worked a couple of times in that week. I‘m over everything. The cold, the snow, work. 1y
CoverToCoverGirl Hope your day got better! We‘re getting freezing rain here and it‘s still going. 1y
CocoReads @CoverToCoverGirl freezing rain is the worst! Hope it‘s over now! 1y
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I‘ve done it. I‘ve fallen down the reverse harem rabbit hole thanks to #NewYearWhoDis and @BayouGirl85 . Not going to lie, reverse harem is probably my guilty pleasure but this one also has a nice juicy mystery attached to it. While it was plenty steamy, MK doesn‘t even sleep with one of the guys until 80% in. At 30%, I bought the rest of the series. On book 2 now-I‘ve really killed my day off and I don‘t feel guilty at all! #FabulousFebruary

monalyisha Well, that‘s a win! 🙌🏻 1y
HOTPock3tt Reverse harem!!😍🎉🙌🏽 1y
BayouGirl85 The series hooked me bad. I have moved to the next series. 1y
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CocoReads @BayouGirl85 I‘m pretty sure I‘ll be doing the same! I‘m already 20 % in on Liar. But I probably need to go feed the people and talk to my husband so I may not finish it tonight. Or, I may stay up too late to finish! #sleepisfortheweak 1y
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 1y
BayouGirl85 @CocoReads 😆😆😆 1y
MeganAnn 😍😍😍 reverse harem is one of my guilty pleasure too! 🎉 1y
Tera66 This sounds so fun! Im in. 1y
KristiAhlers I love these kinda reads. Total guilty pleasure! 3w
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