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Eggbeater

Eggbeater

Joined January 2018

Aspiring writer who belongs in a John Irving novel. Proud Liberal, dog mom, & crocheter. Loves lit, sci fi, fantasy, horror, & memoir.
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Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
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Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
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American War by Omar El Akkad
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The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton
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SLAY | Brittney Morris
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I was surprised by how much I liked this book club read, since video games don't normally interest me. But the virtual world and the real world the author created melded together so seamlessly, that I really got sucked in. I also liked the idea of marginalized groups creating unique spaces for themselves and think it will make for an important discussion. The book kept me hooked throughout and I did not see the ending coming.

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So I go in to the optometrist for a routine eye examination and come out with a diagnosis of cataracts and macular degeneration. The cataracts are from steroid injections I get for a joint disease and can be surgically removed. The macular degeneration is really scary and could eventually lead to blindness. My solace in life is reading and I may lose it. I was not prepared for any of this. At least I have Rose. #dogsoflitsy #pitbullsoflitsy

Reecaspieces So sorry! Keeping fingers crossed treatment works. And audible books may become your best escape for a while. 2d
Soubhiville Oh gosh, sorry to hear that. Hopefully it won‘t progress that way. 2d
Emilymdxn I‘m so sorry, sending good wishes for it not to go that way. I don‘t know if this helps at all but when I had very bad problems with my hands a few years ago, I didn‘t know if the pain would improve or get worse, and I couldn‘t hold books at all and thought I might never be able to read, and I found assistance with ways to work around it. Books are more accessible then ever and I hope audio or similar could work for you if necessary 2d
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Scochrane26 I hope things get better. Sorry to hear this. 2d
AmyG I‘m sorry. May the macular degeneration go very slowly. I know someone who has had it for a long long time and is lucky it progresses slowly. 2d
SW-T Virtual hugs your way. I‘ve heard macular degeneration progresses slowly so hopefully you have time to explore treatments and alternative reading options - technology is amazing and constantly being improved. And dogs are the best when you need unconditional love and support 💕 2d
Aimeesue Eye stuff is super scary. I will say, though, that a good retinologist/ophthalmologist is worth her weight in gold. Due to diabetic retinopathy, I've had both cataracts and crazy blood vessels distorting my vision. But I had both cataract surgery and laser coagulation, and I still can see well enough to drive, read, etc. I hope the same will be true for you. 2d
petersonks15 Love you! ❤️ 2d
Nute That kind of news is never easy to hear. Thank goodness for our puppy companions who help us to stay hopeful. Find comfort with Rose tonight and then tomorrow is a new day with a lot more energy to start to figure things out and make a plan for care and treatment. {{{HUGS}}} 2d
BlameJennyJane So so sorry. 🤗 2d
Eggs I‘m so sorry to hear about your eye troubles-sending prayers and hugs. 2d
MidnightBookGirl I am so sorry, Lil! You know that I am always here (specifically if you need help before/after cataract s) and I will read to you (and do all the voices) if you ever need it! 1d
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I met my Goodreads goal of 105 books read in 2019 already. Only Littens would appreciate this geeky celebration. I'm thinking I might actually hit 125 by the end of the year. 📚

Reviewsbylola 🥳🥳🥳 6d
AmyG 🎉🎉🎉 6d
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Mollyanna Woohoo! Congrats 🎉🎉🎉 6d
Mandoul Way to go! 6d
mariaku21 Woohoo 🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊🎉 6d
Gissy 📚📚📚🎉🎊Congratulations!!!!👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 6d
JoScho 🥳💜🥳💜🥳 6d
MidnightBookGirl You are a reading badass! 5d
mcipher That‘s awesome!!! 👏👏👏 4d
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Leviathan Wakes | James S. A. Corey
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A very action-packed, imaginative space opera with endearing and complex characters. There were some great surprise twists and I loved the ending.

Balibee146 I just started watching the TV series made from these novels a couple of weeks ago 👍 6d
mariaku21 I love the tv adaptation so I can't wait to actually read the books 6d
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Noir: A Novel | Christopher Moore
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This book had great atmosphere. It was like a snarky Dick Tracy with a little sci fi thrown in. I laughed out loud a lot and I could really picture the setting and the characters like an old 1940s movie. There were a few scenes that made me cringe because they were a little too over-the-top.

InBooksILive I laughed out loud so many times when I read this! It was hilarious. It was my first Christopher Moore book and I just had to read more after reading Noir! 1w
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Ninth House | Leigh Bardugo
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All excited! This just arrived. New book by Leigh Bardugo. It is next on my list after I finish Christopher Moore's Noir. I think it goes nicely with my spider table cloth.

megzlynn It‘s beautiful! 2w
julesG 😍 2w
Graciouswarriorprincess This is B&N Book Club pick for November! 2w
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Wilder Girls | Rory Power
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This was a unique and violent book. The characters were very human. Reese was like an abusive boyfriend. I liked the fact that I didn't like her. I wish the ending had more closure. There has to be a sequel in the works, right? Right? Apparently not.

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The Brain Spiders | John Whitman
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hi @hermyknee

1. Decorated my door with spider window stickers for Halloween.
2. Read, listen to music, and snuggle up with the dog.
3. Reading Wilder Girls and American War, listening to Leviathan Wakes and maybe crochet if my hands are good. I'd like to get out, but I don't have definitive plans.
4. @petersonks15 @MidnightBookGirl

#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

Trashcanman Lili! How is you? 3w
Eggbeater @Trashcanman George! I am not bad! How are you? 3w
Eggs Thanks for playing 👏🏻🤗❤️ 3w
hermyknee I love your door! 3w
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The October List | Jeffery Deaver
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Here is my goal for the month of October. Noir and Slay are book club books. I am really looking forward to Leigh Bardugo's new book. I have just started the top three books. I tried to pick some with a good Halloween theme. 👻

Bookwormjillk I‘m interested to hear what you think about Levithan Wakes. My book buddy at work recommended it, but I haven‘t been able to get through the first 50 pages. 3w
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September, September | Shelby Foote
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I met all my reading goals for the month of September plus 2 more!

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The Raven King
We Hunt the Flame

LoverofLit The Raven Boys quartet is so good! I really enjoyed Americanah as well. 3w
Gezemice Very nice! 3w
DGRachel That‘s awesome! Well done! 3w
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Like all of his books, parts of the story are delightfully bizarre; some might even say twisted. There is a common thread of sexual exploration, liberation, comedy, and even hidden depths of feminism for its time. Unlike his other novels, I didn't find these characters endearing and I don't think I was supposed to, but the book was entertaining and explicit.

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The Talisman: A Novel | Stephen King, Peter Straub
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I tried listening to the Audible book for this and the narrator was so bad I actually sent it back for a refund. Some of the accents portrayed were really insulting and made me uncomfortable. I also couldn't tell the difference between Jack's thoughts and reality. I love SK, but I don't think this one translates well into audio.

BookwormAHN I also bailed on this one. I usually prefer King's books on audio but I couldn't get into this one. 3w
Reagan-reads I read this one and the beginning-maybe first 1/4- was a real struggle. I could see the audio being challenging. 3w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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#24B4Monday #readathon total 17 hrs 33 min. I got a little distracted today and couldn't decide on what to read so I missed my goal by 27 min. Thank you so much for hosting @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 ! I look forward to next month! 😙

jb72 You did fantastic! Congratulations 🎊🎉🎈 3w
TheReadingMermaid You may have missed your goal this month but remember there is always next month! You did great sweetheart! Congrats 🎉🎉🎉 3w
Gissy Congratulations!👏👏👏 3w
Andrew65 You‘re welcome and that‘s a great total. 🥳🥳🥳😊👏👏👏 3w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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So I'm trying to decide if I want to finish up the #24B4Monday #readathon with Zora Neale Hurston or Stephen King for my audio book selection. Choices, choices...

I'm finishing The 158-Pound Marriage on Kindle and about to start Wilder Girls in print.

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

I'm hoping I make my 18-hour goal.

TheReadingMermaid You got this!!! 3w
jb72 Great job! 3w
Andrew65 Tricky choice! I keep changing my mind looking at them, good luck for the last day. 3w
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Americanah | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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2nd book for the #24B4Monday #readathon completed

There are some good, hard truths about racism and immigration in this book that I needed to hear. A few sections felt slightly drawn out, but I was really invested in the characters and I learned a lot about modern Nigeria.

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

Andrew65 Going great. 👏👏👏 3w
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Americanah | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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"Racism should never have happened and so you don't get a cookie for reducing it." --Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanh

BAM! Some good, hard truths in this book.

#24B4Monday #readathon

LoverofLit This my first read of hers and I loved it so much! 3w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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#24B4Monday #readathon Day 1 closing with a respectable 6 hrs 56 min, 2 books at least started begun, Shiver finished. And here's a dog frog butt! 😂

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

TheReadingMermaid 😂😂😂😂 3w
jb72 Puppy butt! 😂 3w
Leftcoastzen So cute!❤️🐶 3w
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Andrew65 A great first day. 👏👏👏👏 3w
Aimeesue Awww, puppa! 3w
DGRachel Bailey does frog butt, too! 😍🤣🤣 3w
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Shiver | Maggie Stiefvater
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First book down for the #24B4Monday #readathon. Off to a good start time-wise with 4 hrs 40 min.

I'm disappointed. The Raven Cycle series is so excellent, it's hard to believe it's written by the same author. I wanted more wolfy world building and less kissy-kissy, sappy-sappy. The writer has grown a lot since she wrote this.

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TheAromaofBooks This series is definitely more angsty/YA!! 3w
That-Bookish-Hiker I loved this series but it was the first books of hers I read back in 2009. Her writing has certainly improved and she has perfected that magical realism she is good at. 3w
Andrew65 Well done even if you didn‘t totally enjoy the book. 3w
MidnightBookGirl I definitely prefer her later books, but I did enjoy the 2nd and 3rd books more than the first because it introduces Cole St. Clair. 🐺 3w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Here is my stack for the #24B4Monday #readathon . It may be overly ambitious considering my plans on Friday, but I like to be optimistic. My goal is 18 hours.
Thanks for hosting
@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 !

Andrew65 Great to have you with us. Good luck with your target. 3w
Scochrane26 I ❤️💜💚 Americanah. 3w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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It's the best time of the month! I am assembling my stack for the September #24B4Monday #readathon. Except for Friday, when I have relatives visiting, I am looking forward to a weekend of reading and shutting everyone else out.

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

Andrew65 Great to have you with us. 😊👍 4w
Soubhiville Yay! Enjoy it, I hope you get a lot of reading done. 4w
MidnightBookGirl I am so tired that I read shutting as slutting, and now I'm disappointed that you didn't spend thw w 3w
MidnightBookGirl Argh, so tired I hit send trying to fix typos. 3w
Eggbeater @MidnightBookGirl lmao go to bed, woman! 3w
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The Institute | Stephen King
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One of Stephen King's best! The characters are so realistically drawn that though they go through insane circumstances, their responses and the way they evolve and forge bonds is right on point. This book isn't as gory as some of his others, just intense and entertaining. I think readers with more delicate stomachs might be okay.

MidnightBookGirl I LOVED it too! It reminded me a bit of Doctor Sleep in tone. 3w
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This book was very much a memoir focusing on how this author uses her personal experiences to inform her fiction. The title intrigued me because I have wanted to be a writer myself for so long. I have never read her other work, so I can't speak to her creative writing style. The book did inspire me and help stir up some motivation with exercise ideas. And isn't that what you need out of any writing tutorial?

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hermyknee Oh yay I‘m so glad you enjoyed it! You read it so fast! ♥️♥️♥️ 1mo
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A Column of Fire | Ken Follett
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With the Fire on High | Elizabeth Acevedo
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Wilder Girls | Rory Power
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Gissy I heard the book is so so but I still want to read it and this cover is amazing!😍 1mo
sudi Good pick and that cover looks stunning 😍 1mo
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Thanks for the tag @Trashcanman #7days7covers #covercrush
I tag @petersonks15 but only if she wants to play

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A darkly farcical journey into teenage drama and the 1980s "War on Drugs" and other vehicles of evil. The book has that tongue-in-cheek "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" feel to it, if you find the idea of teenage demonic possession and 80s satanic paranoia funny (I do). It might be a bit too dark for some. It gets into the intense drama of teenage relationships in a realistic way. High School was a bit like an exorcism for me too.

Megabooks Loved this book! 1mo
petersonks15 I decided to skip this read, mostly because I haven‘t really read anything since school began and idk that I can handle reading anything dark right now. #teacherexhaustion 1mo
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Easily Distracted | Steve Coogan
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This would actually be feasible if I wasn't constantly getting distracted with more books every month. And these are just the books I own, not all the books I want to read. 😂
https://www.readitforward.com/tbr-time/

Scochrane26 I understand. I‘m constantly adding to my lists to read, but I get a lot from library, so what I own is a small amount. 1mo
Eggbeater @Scochrane26 Oh, believe me, these were almost all on sale. Kindle always gets me on those $1.99 deals. I'm going broke $1.99 at a time. 1mo
TheLibrarian That‘s not bad! Mine said 15 years 🤣 1mo
Scochrane26 @eggbeater I wasn‘t thinking about what‘s on my kindle when I left this comment. 😂 I also do a lot of $1.99 deals. 1mo
essayareayaitch Free, and $1.99 will get me. Plus anytime am author's backlogged title is less than $4 1mo
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The book starts out heavy on the snark, which I always appreciate. I love how much the characters evolve throughout this series and the author always drops little surprises along the way. The series was gripping and the world building original. I will be re-reading these books again the way I revisit Harry Potter.

Ronan is by far the most intriguing character and I am happy the new series will feature him.

Leniverse I am really looking forward to the new series! Ronan is my favourite character too (along with Mr Gray. I have a soft spot for assassins who quote Middle English poetry). 1mo
essayareayaitch Love. And the author is currently "live tweeting" the books as she rereads then. She did this book last week, and she just started the UK version of The Dream Thieves today. I think I'm going to purchase the physical books if I can find them used (cause budget), as I already own the audiobooks 1mo
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Fuzzy Nation | John Scalzi
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This book starts off so cuuute and funny and it's like a little moral dilemma with Ewoks. And then it turns into something that could be classified as a legal sci fi thriller if the characters weren't so adorable. But it also brings up uncomfortable ethical and environmental points as Scalzi novels are wont to do. A very quick and enjoyable reading experience.

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The Institute | Stephen King
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Book mail! 🙌 The new Stephen King just arrived and it smells so good. Yes, I smell books, don't judge me. I have several other books to read before I can get to it though. I plan on reading a lot this week. I am so excited! Squeeeee!

Gissy I need it in my life!😱 1mo
Branwen I love sniffing books too! You're not alone! 😀💕📚 1mo
Slajaunie I smell books and old stuff. 😄 1mo
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Look at the surprise care package that arrived from @hermyknee in the mail today! 💕

I was so touched! 🤗 You have no idea how much I absolutely need to read that book. My writing has been stifled for years because of my own inner gunk. Thank you for the adorable mug, the perfect tea (you remembered I only do tea), the cute bookmark that made made me laugh, and the sober card. 💜 You are an incredible friend!

Avanders 💗💗💗 1mo
hermyknee 💕💕💕 I‘m so glad you like it everything! Let me know how you like the tea! 1mo
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The Hunger | Alma Katsu
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Not only is this novel creepy, it is also really sad when certain people don't make it, because some characters are really endearing and I was pulling for them. A most enjoyable horror read and alternative take on what happened with the Donner Party. This one will stick with me. It's a bit like Surivivor, you know, with a few subtle differences.

thebluestocking I really enjoyed this one! 1mo
kezzlou85 I really enjoyed this one too. 1mo
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We Hunt the Flame | Hafsah Faizal
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This was an excellent desert fantasy written in an almost poetic manner. The plot was riveting and devastating and the characters were teasing in their slow reveal. It's a compelling story. I can't recommend it enough if you like YA fantasy.
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Favorite quote: "If you want me obedient, Prince, kill me and carry my corpse."

ShelfRighteous Love the quote❤ 1mo
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Compassionate and heartbreaking, read with tissues. The book must be listened to on audio in order to hear it magnificently performed by the author. Kate Mulgrew paints a vivid picture of a close-knit, large, Irish Catholic family coping with the impossible, yet all too common tragedies of Alzheimer's and cancer.

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The Institute | Stephen King
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Here is my tentative plan for the month of September. I hope to read more, but I don't read as fast as some of you. I think I picked a nice variety. I am really looking forward to the new Stephen King coming out on the 10th! Anybody see anything they liked?

HOTPock3tt I need to try the raven king again... 🤔 2mo
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The Help | Kathryn Stockett
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1. The Help
2. It by Stephen King
3. 64 on my Kindle and about a dozen more print books *blush*
4. She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan 🌟🌟🌟🌟
5. @hermyknee @magoose

#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

petersonks15 I loved The Help 2mo
Eggs 💗💗The Help 2mo
sudi It by King is such a huge book, kudos to you for rereading it 2mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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My #24B4Monday #readathon totals: 25 hrs 34 min, 3 books finished and another 1 started. Thank you for hosting @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 ! I had a great time as always and I made a good dent in my TBR. 🎉 I look forward to seeing you next month!

TheReadingMermaid You did make a great dent. That is so awesome. And you made great time too! 💪🌟👏🎉 2mo
Crazeedi Fantastic!!👏👏🎉🎉 2mo
Andrew65 A fantastic time, well done. 🍾🥂🥳🎊🎉👏👏👏 Always a pleasure to host these. Thanks for playing along, See you in September. 2mo
SharonAlger Excellent job! 2mo
Scochrane26 Americanah ❤️💜💚 2mo
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Akata Witch | Nnedi Okorafor
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Third book completed for #24B4Monday #readathon. My attention waxed and waned with this book. The plot devices used were interesting, but the actual action didn't flow as well for me and some of the characters felt vague. It could be that I am not used to middle grade books in general and it was just too young for my taste. I did like that the setting was in Nigeria and Yetide Badaki was a great narrator.

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

LibrarianRyan Middle grade? I thought it was a YA. Would it be appropriate for MG? 2mo
Andrew65 Brilliant. 👏👏👏 2mo
Eggbeater @LibrarianRyan I don't have kids and I'm not in education, so I may not be the best judge of what is appropriate. The characters were around 12 years old. 2mo
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The Chalk Man | C. J. Tudor
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Initially, I thought the characters and circumstances reminded me too much of Stephen King's "It." Then the novel took a completely different turn and I became really absorbed into it. I bonded with the reclusive main character and was invested in his outcome.

Ended yesterday with 17 hours 20 sec so far for the #24B4Monday #readathon .

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Andrew65 A great time 👏👏👏 This is a book I want to read. 2mo
suzie.reads This is my next book I can't wait to read it 😊 2mo
Itchyfeetreader I was oddly surprised to find this was a British book. 2mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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I had to reset my timer for the #24B4Monday #readathon because I accidentally left it running on its own. Luckily, I'd been keeping track of my time by hand as back up. I only clocked 2 hrs 48 mins today because I had other fun stuff to do, so my running total is 10 hrs 13 mins. I did make some headway on the above two books and the dog kept me company, plus she is cute.

#dogsoflitsy #pitbullsoflitsy

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SharonAlger This sounds like a great challenge! So, is the aim to read for 24 hours on a weekend, is that correct? 2mo
Andrew65 Nothing beats keeping your own record and not relying on technology. A great time, well done. 👏👏👏 2mo
Aimeesue Beautiful pup! Is she a Pibble? 2mo
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Eggbeater @SharonAlger Yes. @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 and @jb72 host a readathon at the last weekend of every month so people can get caught up on their monthly TBR stack. It's always a lot of fun. Check out #24B4Monday . 2mo
Eggbeater @Aimeesue Yes! Her name is Rose! She is my sweet love.❤ 2mo
Andrew65 @SharonAlger Yes as @Eggbeater says it runs over the last weekend of every month. From Midnight on the Thursday night to the midnight of Sunday. The aspiration is to read 24 hours over that 3 day weekend, but taking part and having fun is far more important than the time you get to. 2mo
SharonAlger Thanks so much, you guys 😍 2mo
jb72 Great job! 2mo
Aimeesue @Eggbeater They're the BEST dogs! As long as you don't mind being covered in pibble spit from all the kissing they do. 😂 Ours is named Stella. She's a grey and white brindle goofball. 2mo
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The Disasters | M. K. England
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I really like this version of the future. This is a fun, peppy space read that gets right into the action. The diverse, quirky characters are the best part of the book. Now I want my own ship!

Day 1 of #24B4Monday #readathon completed 1 cute sci fi YA book. @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72

Andrew65 Sounds good, and well done on your first book. 👏👏👏 2mo
jb72 Awesome 😎 🎉 2mo
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I didn't realize this weekend was the #24B4Monday #readathon . I am so behind on posts! Anyway, it was a nice surprise. If it's 4 days long this time, I might actually hit 24 hours. I hope We Hunt the Flame counts as summer reading because of the word "flame" because it's all I have. Thanks for hosting @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72 !

TheReadingMermaid You are very welcome and thank you for joining us! ❤️ 2mo
Andrew65 Good luck with the Readathon! 😊👍 2mo
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I found Robert and Hanna's story to be the most compelling, dating back to World War II. Eleanor-Rigby and George-Harrison felt a little flat and predictable. I thought the mysteries were given away in the plot too easily, but the characters kept me interested and the story itself made up for it.

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Blue Lily, Lily Blue | Maggie Stiefvater
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The character development is wonderfully insane in this book. I particularly enjoyed the introduction of casually psycho Piper and fussy Malory. These books are so well crafted and so much fun. Ronan is by far my favorite. I am excited to read the next one.

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I'm feeling guilty about not giving it a higher rating because it has such great themes about culture, family legacies, and discovering one's own course in life. I felt like it went overkill on sentimentality and was too innocent and slow for my taste. Then again, my heart is probably three sizes too small.

Leftcoastzen 😂 2mo
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I got this Moaning Myrtle terrarium to commemorate my #LeakyCon adventure. I won't get into detail, but because of my IC, there was a portable toilet along for the ride, so this was perfect. We had a blast!

Hufflepuffle That is the best thing I have ever seen!! 2mo
Caroline2 That is so cute!! 😍 2mo
RaimeyGallant All of Litsy is jealous right now. :) 2mo
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