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Em890

Em890

Joined June 2016

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." ~Groucho Marx
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Night by Elie Wiesel
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Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon
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The Reckoning: A Novel | John Grisham
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Nothing like a good book and a good view. I‘m going to miss Königstein.

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Recently did Book Spine Poetry with my students.

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The Revisionists | Thomas Mullen
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3 hr ride on a school bus. I should be grading papers. Instead I‘m reading a new book. I‘m loving this point of view.

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Homecoming | Kass Morgan
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Finished with book 3. I‘m a little nervous for book 4. This one felt like a natural end to the series. The last time a series wrapped up everything in book 3 of 4, book 4 was total trash.

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Day 21 | Kass Morgan
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I‘m starting to think that CW only kept the basic premise and a handful of names when they adapted the books into a tv series. I feel like the writing is really weak and things are still moving so slowly, but I am enjoying the story itself.

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The 100 | Kass Morgan
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This has been on my TBR since I first found the show on Netflix and I‘ve got to say I was a little disappointed. In my opinion, the characters are much less developed and not much happened plot-wise in the 300+ pages. First time I‘ve ever thought the TV show was better.

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Room: A Novel | Emma Donoghue
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If you have not read this book, you need to. I couldn‘t put it down.

LiteraryinLititz I loved this, but I haven‘t loved any of her other books that I‘ve read. 2y
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Dragonfly in Amber | Diana Gabaldon

I have been waiting for something bad to happen for the last forty pages or so, but I didn‘t see that coming. 😰 Gotta hand it to Diana Gabaldon though, I‘m not often surprised by plot events. 👏

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Dragonfly in Amber | Diana Gabaldon
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Picking out some new wines and meads to drink with a good book.

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Dragonfly in Amber | Diana Gabaldon
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What better way to spend an unexpected snow day in between grading periods (i.e. without any grading or planning to do) curled up reading a good book.

readherwriteher You will need Voyager ready as soon as you finish Dragonfly. Such a great series. Jamie Fraser, be still my heart. 2y
Em890 @readherwriteher I have been told as much. I had never even heard of this series until August when I started this job and befriended the librarian. Jamie is a common topic of lunch room conversations. *drools* 2y
readherwriteher @Em890 I‘m super jealous that you have the whole series ahead of you. He‘s worthy of the discussion. And Sam Heughan plays him perfectly on the TV series. 😍 2y
Em890 @readherwriteher I am really looking forward to it. Her writing is so amazing. I just wish I had more time to lose myself in it. 2y
readherwriteher @Em890 enjoy your time with The Fraser‘s. 😊📚 2y
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I am in search of a book recommendation for my 13yo brother. He has to read something over the summer and he is not helpful in the search process. He won't give me any ideas about what he would like. He enjoys science, video games, music, and anime (faves are Fairy Tale and Naruto). Any thoughts? He will be eternally grateful since he has lost his internet until he picks a book.

Em890 Update: he said maybe to 3y
SoniaC This might catch his attention. 3y
Em890 @SoniaC he said no to that one too. He's driving me crazy *pulls hair out* 3y
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SoniaC @Em890 ugg 13 year olds! What about 3y
Em890 @SoniaC That was a no too. I'm just wondering where the cute little boy disappeared too. 3y
SoniaC @Em890 lol it happens. One final try, how about 3y
Em890 @SoniaC that got a maybe too! Our mom is going to check tonight to see if they will accept graphic novels as a book. 3y
SoniaC @Em890 hopefully they will. Is this for school? 3y
Em890 @SoniaC yeah. He has to read one book over the summer. That's all the information the note they sent gave us. 3y
SoniaC @Em890 well I hope he finds one he will really enjoy. 3y
Soubhiville I second Ready Player One! 3y
Em890 @Soubhiville I have heard great things about it and it's on my TBR list for a while. I'm a bit surprised he turned it down 3y
Nuwanda I second Ready Player One and hope the school allows graphic novels. I do in my classroom. Would an audiobook be an option? That way he could maybe do an activity he likes better while he listens. 3y
Nuwanda Sandman is great too. One my kids at school really like is Touching Spirit Bear. 3y
Em890 @Nuwanda His teacher last year allowed him to read Anime subtitles for his homework, but this is from the school and not that teacher so who knows. 3y
Nuwanda @Em890 That's really cool about the anime subtitles! Never thought of that one. Best of luck to him and your family--I hope this school is open to other forms of literature! (edited) 3y
Dragon Or any of Kenneth Oppel's books 3y
RaimeyGallant Give him 20 dollars and set him loose in a used bookstore. 2y
monalyisha Un Lun Dun by China Mieville. There are some totally bizarre creatures & drawings in the margins that I bet he'll appreciate! 2y
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Death Cure | James Dashner
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By the end of this book I was kind of tired of being in Thomas' head. But that might be because I read the whole series in 3 days. It just kind of got repetitive after everything else. But I was really pleased with the ending which rarely happens for me.

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Scorch Trials | James Dashner
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I enjoyed this book, but I found myself getting frustrated with the characters in this book. I don't know if Thomas was just being stubborn or if the author just forgot that he could communicate with Aris telepathically but every time Thomas was separated from the rest of the group and started worrying about his friends I just wanted to smack him for not reaching out to Aris even if he wasn't Teresa. I'm just being nitpicky

Forthestarsx My interpretation is that he thought it was something special just between him and Theresa so when he found out Theresa could talk to aris and him too it took away the magic for him. He resented aris for taking that special thing away from them and he refused to talk to him. Didn't want to be his friend. :) 2y
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The Maze Runner | James Dashner
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I wish I had read the book before watching the movie..or at least not so close after watching it. It took a while to stop comparing the two. All in all I really enjoyed this book

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The Dressmaker | Kate Alcott
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I really enjoyed this book. Whenever I found time to read it, I didn't want to put it down. At least until the last 30 pages or so. The ending felt a bit rushed and bits of it didn't really feel resolved to me. But I love Titanic stories. I just wish there were more of them.

Penny_LiteraryHoarders I liked this one too when I read it a few years ago! Haven't read any of her other stuff yet though. 3y
Em890 @Penny_LiteraryHoarders I actually just read an article about how Kate Alcott is a pen name for Patricia O'Brien because no one wanted this book because the book she wrote before this one didn't sell well. 3y
Penny_LiteraryHoarders @Em890 right?? I read that too. So bizarre!! 3y
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Em890 @Penny_LiteraryHoarders I bet her previous publisher felt pretty stupid. It did pretty well and was translated into 5 languages. At least as of that article. 3y
Marla Love the cover! 3y
rubyslippersreads I didn't like this as well as I hoped to, but it did get me interested in two women with a connection to both #Titanic and The Music Man 😄 3y
Em890 @rubyslippersreads I wish it had gone into the trial a little more than it did and definitely wish it had showed some resolution with that. I feel like she pulled so many different characters into it and showed so many point of views and then did them all a real injustice by only really resolving two of them. But I will definitely have to check out The It Girls. It sounds really good. 3y
Em890 @Birdsong28 that sounds good. I added it to my TBR 2y
Birdsong28 @Em890 It is. It started me reading and loving Gill Paul so I have read most of what she has written and am waiting on her new book out in November! 📖📚 2y
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Hiccup the Seasick Viking | Cressida Cowell
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I think I found some of the inspiration for How to Train a Dragon :)

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Book | John Agard
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scripturient 😍 3y
Audiobookhead Awesome picture! 3y
britt_brooke 💚💚💚 3y
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Marchpane Gorgeous 😍😍😍 3y
LeeRHarry Love this 💕 3y
stacybmartin This is amazing and beautiful! 💜💜💜 3y
DiruVamp This is beautiful!!💜❤️ 3y
youngreadrshelf Love it! 3y
Gissy Love it!!!!! 😍😍❤👏👍 3y
Gissy Where did you get that? I want it!! 3y
Em890 @Gissy I found the picture on Pinterest 3y
Gissy Thank you! 3y
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Sister's Wish | Shelley Shepard Gray
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So my younger sister has never been a fan of reading because she has always had trouble reading, but she is now 8 mo. pregnant and has decided she wants to start reading more so that my niece grows up seeing her reading (proud big sister moment for me). But I am completely blanking on books for her so I am looking for suggestions. She is 20, going through a rough breakup from an abusive boyfriend and likes vampires, batman, and jellyfish. Thanks!

Laura317 Jackaby series might be fun. There is also the Twilight series that has vampires and werewolves. It's more YA. Hopefully you will get some good ideas. 💕💕💕 3y
Em890 @Laura317 I will check out Jackaby. I know she loves the Twilight movies and she had tried to read them before, I'm hesitant to suggest those though because I think they're terrible. But thanks! 3y
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Em890 @Dragon I will definitely look into that. 3y
jpmcwisemorgan She might like Gail Carriger's work, light steampunk paranormal romance with a dash of intrigue. 3y
jpmcwisemorgan I'm going to second the Jackaby series suggested by @Laura317 3y
Bookzombie I would recommend the Sookie Stackhouse series. At least up to book 4 or so. Katie Macalister's Dark Ones series, which is vampire romance. Her dragon series is good too. Also, Christopher Moore's Bloodsucking Fiends, You Suck, and Bite Me are fun. 3y
DebinHawaii For vampire that is light and fun with good snarky Southern humor I like Molly Harper's Jane Jameson series (4 books) and her Half-Moon Hollow books with the same characters. They are easy reads and kind of addictive. 3y
Alfoster I'm just laughing about her fun list of likes😂😂😂! 3y
Em890 @Alfoster she changes her mind so much on what she likes and doesn't like. Somehow those are the constants. 3y
Merethebookgal I'll third Jackaby! And she should try City of Bones, it's the first book is a YA fantasy series and there's vampires and warlocks and werewolves and demon-killing Angels and stuff! 3y
Centique Oh I vote for City of Bones too! I've got a "new" reader hooked on that at the moment. @Merethebookgal 3y
Merethebookgal @Centique Nice! 👏👍 3y
moranadatter My cousin isn't a reader, but she devoured the Post Secret books. 3y
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Wow. This book was amazing. It started out a little slowly with its third person limited pov, but as it starts to show some of the other characters' pov in later chapters it really picks up speed and it is hard to stop. This book really made me think and was one of the first books I have read in a long time that wasn't super predictable. I am definitely going to have to read it again in the future.

Bookworm54 I'm looking forward to seeing the movie too. It's apparently quite a good adaptation 🙂 3y
Em890 @Bookworm54 I want to see if I can find it on any of the streaming services later. I am a little disappointed with the casting for Justineau but I'm interested in how they adapted it for the screen. (edited) 3y
Em890 @Bookworm54 and the casting for Melanie now that I look at it closer. 3y
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Bookworm54 Yeah the casting I found disappointing but it's still meant to be good. If you watch it first let me know what you think 🙂 3y
Em890 @Bookworm54 it wouldn't bother me so much if he hadn't been so specific about their skin color in the book. Melanie says she has very fair skin in the first paragraph. The movie doesn't come out on DVD until the end of January and even then it is only coming out in the UK. I'm hoping Netflix will pick it up otherwise I might not be able to see it. I don't see any US release date ☹️ (edited) 3y
Bookworm54 Exactly! They were both very specific. 3y
Em890 @Bookworm54 and it's not like it would have been impossible to find any actresses that fit the description in the book, even limiting themselves to British actors. 3y
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I knew Gallagher was going to die from the start of their journey, he was the only truly expendable one of the group and they were traveling across the wastelands of a post-apocalyptic Britain. This is one of those times where I wish I wasn't right. I don't know why, because he didn't get developed quite as much as anyone else and we rarely get his pov but I became very attached to him. 😫😭

Bookworm54 I thought he started to become a bit more likeable towards the end. 3y
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I have been feeling really down in the dumps these last few months and haven't been reading as much (in part because I primarily read on the subway and I haven't been going out pretty much at all). I want to fix that because reading always makes me feel better. Hoping this new app that tracks reading and let's you set goals will help. That and my new Christmas books :)

Megabooks Cool! 3y
MrBook Ooh, haven't heard of this one! 3y
Em890 @MrBook it just came out on Nov 29th. It's a memoir and it is so good. Granted I just started it....unless of course you were referring to the app in which case I just found it in the app stores 'new apps we love section' 3y
TaylorMay Is the app called Bookout? Sounds like fun 3y
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How Do I Love You? | Marion Dane Bauer
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I love when I get to shelve the Foreign Language editions of books at work and getting to see the different covers that are made for the different markets but I've got to be honest. This one kind of creeps me out.

LeahBergen 😂😂 3y
TheLibrarian That cover 😂😂 3y
Em890 I mean, I give the designer props for the photoshop skills, but I can't quite decide why they decided this was a good idea 3y
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Blast from the past at work today. I couldn't not take pictures.

I've also decided that we need to reinstate typing classes in elementary school.

DGRachel Check out that floppy disk! 😂 3y
rabbitprincess Bwaaaaahahaha at the floppy disk! 3y
jessberk13 I did so well in typing class!! I'm still great at it, if I do say so myself ☺️ 3y
stacybmartin My son is in 2nd grade and keyboarding is one of his specials, like gym, library, art, and Spanish. I don't know if it involves rainbows though. 😃 3y
Em890 @stacybmartin If it doesn't it should. I flipped through it and there are little typing elves that taught you how to type. 😃 3y
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NEED | Joelle Charbonneau
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Yes please.

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After We Fall | Emma Kavanagh
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DGRachel Yes! 3y
BookishMarginalia Amen. (Though I would also add: read the books that stretch you, even if they have won awards!) 3y
mllemay Exactly!! No guilt 🙅 3y
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bookishchelle Yes!!!! 📚🤓❤️ 3y
Bette Always. 😊❤️📚 3y
MyNamesParadise That's how I roll! 3y
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Wrinkle in Time | Madeleine L'Engle
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My mom posted this on Facebook. It's the first time I have ever heard this anecdote. I've always thought I owed my love of reading to my mom for always encouraging me to read but I guess, in part, I owe my love of reading to this librarian who stopped my mom's horseplay in the library

Em890 Here is the link to the article she posted in case anyone is interested: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/05/146161011/the-unlikely-best-seller-a-wrinkle-in-ti... 3y
bookwrm526 Aren't librarians the greatest??? 3y
MarticaMustRead As a fellow librarian, this gives me all the feels!!!😍💓👍 3y
Em890 @bookwrm526 it does make me re-rethink going to library school. 3y
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I really enjoyed this book though the ending did leave a little something to be desired and I missed having the other peculiars with Jacob on this leg of the journey.

Olivetoread Defiantly my life! I hate to finish a series especially on a cliff hanger! 3y
DiruVamp @callunakeep ....Shikanoko 😢❤️ 3y
callunakeep @DiruVamp I still can't bring myself to read the last book, simply because I don't want it to end! 3y
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A small sample of my #textonlycovers for #booktober

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Origin | Jessica Khoury
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I don't own any #BooksSetInSouthAmerica, at least not any that aren't housed 6+ hours away in my parents' shed until I have my own apt to store them in. But everytime I have to put this one away at work I am drawn in by its cover. Maybe one day I will take a chance on it and get myself a copy.

#booktober

Maike This looks awesome! 3y
RealLifeReading Sounds interesting! 3y
Em890 @Maike @RealLifeReading I read another book by the same author and was not impressed at all which is why I have never done more than admire this cover. 3y
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Use Your Imagination | Nicola O'Byrne
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I was asked to read this book by one of the girls I used to nanny. Got two words in before I was told to 'pause the book.' #thethingskidssay

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I think this is my favorite scene in the book so far.

Laalaleighh Are these scary? Or gruesome? 3y
Kirstin That passage just sold me on the book. Very 'Princess Bride'! 3y
Em890 @Laalaleighh they can be a little graphic at times when describing some of the fights. It's not too terrible, imo, but I don't scare easily so I might not be a good gauge 3y
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Em890 @Kirstin It reminds me a little of the bickering doors on The Labyrinth. 3y
Kirstin @Em890 LOL! Labyrinth is was I was thinking of! I got the two mixed up. I need more coffee... 3y
Em890 @Kirstin it definitely has the banter of Princess Bride too though. Even if it wasn't what you were thinking of haha 3y
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I really enjoyed the photos in the first two books, but I feel like the ones in this book don't really add anything to the story and I find myself wishing they weren't there.

bookishnerd That's too bad. The pictures are what makes this series stand apart for me. 3y
Em890 @Bookishnerd in the first two books they added to the narrative, but so far, I don't feel like these ones do. Especially now that they are in Devil's Acre, they don't seem to match what Riggs is describing. 3y
bookishnerd So it is kind of like they knew they needed to have pictures because that was the thing but couldn't find any to go with the story idea. 3y
Em890 @Bookishnerd yeah. They aren't as well connected 3y
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I am on a very strict budget which means no new books for a while but these are #mostanticipatedreads on my TBR right now. #booktober

jpmcwisemorgan I wonder how many others took this path. This sounds like an interesting read so I'm gong to watch for your comments. 3y
Em890 @jpmcwisemorgan It is next on my list. As soon as I finish Library of Souls because I only have 3 days left on that one. 3y
TheLondonBookworm Girl with all the gifts is so good! Very big thinker, made me question a lot of things :) 3y
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jpmcwisemorgan @Em890 I liked that one. I have so many books I'd like to read that I don't have much time for re-reads right now but that's one I'd like to read again. 3y
Em890 @TheLondonBookworm when I saw the blurb by Joss Whedon I had to buy it. I'm looking forward to it too. 3y
Em890 @jpmcwisemorgan I'm liking it so far though it doesn't seem to be flowing as nicely as Hollow City. 3y
WoodyWoodson Girl with all the Gifts is SOOOOOOO GOOOOOOD!!!! Happy reading!!! 3y
WoodyWoodson I mean, its not happy, but you'll be so happy reading it 3y
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Curled up in bed with my seasonally colored blanket, reading. Best way to start the month. 🍂🍁#HelloOctober

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I'm feeling slightly insulted.

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Reviewsbylola 11/22/63 counts as one of my favorite books of all time! 3y
Em890 @Reviewsbylola it was definitely one of the best I've read in a long time. I am going to have to get myself a copy 3y
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Yellow Wallpaper | Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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This is one of my all time favorite #shortstories. Every time I read it I like it even more.

#somethingforsept

BookInMyHands Love, love, love this one. 3y
Loreen It's one of those stories that changed my life. 3y
katedensen Fantastic choice. 3y
Camsmom2010 I read this some 20 years ago in college. I need to revisit! Thanks for the reminder! 3y
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11/22/63: A Novel | Stephen King
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I'm having a hard time believing James Franco as a school teacher, let alone a phenomenal one that changes lives.

CoveredInRust Look at the expression. Even he doesn't believe it! 3y
Martyn_J_Pass Ha ha ha ga 3y
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MyNamesParadise I would've liked my English classes even more if my English teachers and professors looked like James Franco 😍 3y
Em890 @MyNamesParadise As long as they never made that face haha 3y
Em890 @MyNamesParadise All I can think of when I see him now is the clips from the Veronica Mars movie: https://youtu.be/am_9wetnwGI 3y
MyNamesParadise @Em890 James Franco has just always drawn me in haha! I prefer him in his serious roles. 3y
Em890 @MyNamesParadise I have trouble picturing him as serious. 3y
MyNamesParadise @Em890 a lot of his roles are serious. City by the Sea, The Dead Girl, Flyboys, Milk, and nominated for an Oscar for 127 Hours. He was also really good in Rise of the Planet of the Apes! 3y
MyNamesParadise @Em890 he's also very educated and freakishly smart. He had worked at Lockheed Martin, he has 3 MFAs and is serious about the craft with writing, producing and directing. I'm obviously biased though bc I'm a fan of his. His funny roles are my least favorite, but sadly that's what he's more known for now. 3y
BkClubCare I can totally see him as a HS teacher! Of course, I have worked in a lot, so... 3y
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Satan as written by Milton is one of my all-time #favevillians. I really love everything about the way he retells this origin story and makes God and Satan and the Angels seem so human.

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LiteraryinLititz Touché. Can't get much more villainous than Satan. :) 3y
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11/22/63: A Novel | Stephen King
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This is my first King book and I'm glad it was. I absolutely loved it. It was a bit repetitive at times, but the story was amazing. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading sci-fi and/or historical fiction.

I will definitely be reading now more King novels..as soon as I recover from reading this one.

readswellwithothers Growing up right next to his hometown, I started reading Stephen King many moons ago - Firestarter was my first. His gifts are unquestionable, but I can't say I've been a huge fan. Then, I picked up THIS book, and *wow*, right?! (The Hulu series pales in comparison and deviates a lot from the very best parts. Just a heads up!) Welcome to your book hangover. 😀 3y
Em890 @readswellwithothers I kept waking up last night/this morning trying to figure out how he could get Sadie without ripping apart reality. 3y
readswellwithothers @Em890 Haha! For weeks after the book, I couldn't eat in our little local retro diner without forgetting the real world. ⏳ 3y
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MyNamesParadise Watch the miniseries! It's very good! 3y
Em890 @MyNamesParadise I think I'm going to do that tomorrow. I needed some time to recover from the book first. 3y
MyNamesParadise @Em890 understandable! 😊 3y
66655321 This was my first King novel too! 3y
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11/22/63: A Novel | Stephen King
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Two chapters left. I'm determined to finish this tonight.

Kathrin I'll be looking for your review. I currently have this on hold in the library as audio and gotten a little pale when I realized its 30 hours worth of audio. My track record with door stopper novels is not good. 3y
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City of Bones | Cassandra Clare
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When I was in college, my friend told me I had to read this book and I #couldntputitdown. I read it in classes, at meals, even walking around campus.

#somethingforsept

RealLifeReading Haven't read this yet but sounds great! How did you manage to read it in class? 3y
Em890 @RealLifeReading sat in the back and read it under my desk. I'm sure my professors saw me reading but now one said anything about it. 3y
Daisey I often read her books like that as well. 3y
Em890 @Daisey I was never able to get into Infernal Devices like I got into Mortal Instruments..well the first three that is, I never read the second half of the series. One of these days I will. 3y
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I feel like I shouldn't be surprised that this was published but I am.

It is very hard to read this book without singing the song.

WanderingBookaneer My kids loved it, though. 3y
Eyelit 😂 3y
katedensen I needed a laugh after a dealing with my least favorite client so thank you ☺️ 3y
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Em890 @katedfisher glad I could help 3y
CogsOfEncouragement It barks. The kids and I learned this when we read The Trumpet of the Swan. 3y
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#bannedbooks table at The Strand. You can find some great books on this table.

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katedensen ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
rachelm Why in the world was Brown Bear banned?? 3y
Lindy @rachelm According to the Christian Science Monitor: The classic children's book was banned by the State Board of Education in Texas in 2010 due to a simple mistake. A board member mixed up Martin with another author named Bill Martin who had written a book for adults titled "Ethical Marxism: The Categorical Imperative of Liberation." 3y
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rachelm @Lindy 😆 3y
MrBook Love the Strand! 3y
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I really enjoy the writing in this book and will definitely revisit it later, but right now I just can't deal with the subject matter right now. :(

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11/22/63: A Novel | Stephen King
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After four days of pretty consistently reading this book, I have finally reached the halfway point.

ElizaTodd @Em890 I plan on reading this next month! I hope I like it 😛 3y
Em890 @ElizaTodd I have had trouble putting it down. I felt like I was making good progress until I looked at the bar this morning before leaving for the train station. Ebooks can be deceptive. Haha 3y
cmckinnon I loved this book and really need to read it again sometime. 3y
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Pruzy Sounds like an accurate description of a Stephen King book 3y
Audiobookhead My wife book_addict loved this one I haven't gotten to it yet. 3y
Em890 @Audiobookhead you definitely should. It is really good. 3y
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I had planned to search for a #greatquote while I read on my six out train ride back to the city today, but this quote is one that has stuck with me since the first time I read this book so many years ago.

#somethingforsept

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11/22/63: A Novel | Stephen King
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This has been me all week, though I've been reading on my phone trying to get through these library books.

MrBook 😂👏🏻👍🏻 3y
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Killing time before watching my younger brother in the marching band and stopped at the state park. Sat by the lake and read a little while mom and youngest brother played with acorns. Beautiful end to a great vacation. (I would have posted this earlier but I have had no service all day)

#readingoutside #somethingforsept

MyNamesParadise I have watched the miniseries; it was fantastic! I was intimidated by the books size initially but I got a good deal on it and it's added to my never ending TBR list 3y
Em890 @MyNamesParadise a professor brought it up a few times in class raving about it so it has been on my TBR for two years now. I had it on reserve on the NYPL app for over 2 months. I haven't been able to put it down. I'm looking forward to watching the mini series when I finish the book. 3y
melbeautyandbooks Beautiful! 3y
MrBook Great book 😊. 3y
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Someone somewhere is shining down on me. 😆😆