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JamieArc

JamieArc

Joined June 2017

Bibliophile / Francophile / Bullet Journaler / tea / tiny things / coziness / www.goodreads.com/user/show/5733517-jamie-archer
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An Anonymous Girl by Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks
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The Woman in White by William Wilkie Collins
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Rainy weather and being busy getting prepared for two weeks out of the country left me lacking on both fitness and book goals, though I‘m almost finished with this audiobook. I have no doubt that two weeks in France with plenty of walks will have me more than making up for what I didn‘t do this week. 🇫🇷 #BFC

wanderinglynn Ooh, enjoy your trip! And yes, you‘ll get all your step plus some! 👍🏻 1d
Chrissyreadit Have a great trip! So exciting!!! 1d
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Ghosted: A Novel | Rosie Walsh
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I‘m mostly in agreement with the reviews, that this one is pretty underwhelming, though with a few hours left, I‘m curious where it‘ll go as the big reveal has already happened. Made my goals for #BFC (almost left it BFG, because Roald Dahl 😂) this week with 3 hours of activity and 1 book finished. #BookFitnessChallenge

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 1w
Clwojick Woohoo! Keep up the awesome work! 1w
BookwormAHN Great job 👏🏻 1w
catebutler Yippee! Such a great first week! 1w
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Ghosted: A Novel | Rosie Walsh
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I was going to go on an audiowalk and make up some time for the #BFC but my husband decided to join me, so still a long walk, just no audiobook. I have mixed feelings about that 😂😂. Grateful for beautiful places to be outside and a rare sunny Michigan day. #BookFitnessChallenge

BarbaraJean Gorgeous!! I have been bugging my husband to join me on walks—but that “no audiobook” trade-off? I just don‘t know... 😂 1w
guinsgirlreads Great pic!! 1w
BookwormAHN Nice job 👏🏻 1w
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bewareofwords Yeah, I would have mixed feelings too. 😂 It looks beautiful! And great job!👏🏽 1w
ReadingSusan Ha ha I know that feeling 🤣🤣 1w
4thhouseontheleft I can relate to the mixed feelings when a friend or spouse tags along for a walk. 😉 😂 1w
wanderinglynn Haha! Poor hubby. Almost dumped for an audiobook! 😉 But great job on the walk! 🙌🏻 1w
monalyisha Oh man! I‘ve asked my husband to join me on some of my walks, too; so far, they‘ve all been solitary/snuck in during my lunch break at work...but your concerns are *exactly* mine. 😆 1w
Stacypatrice Beautiful- where in the Mitten are you? 1w
Cathythoughts Beautiful 1w
Clwojick 😂😂😂😂😂 I can NEVER talk my husband into going for walks with me... unless it‘s a legit forest hike. He has no interest in walking around the city. Lol 1w
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Glad to see so many Littens join the #BookFitnessChallenge that @Wandering @wanderinglynn is hosting!

My goals include:
1. 9 books
2. 3 hours exercise of any kind per week
3. Work towards more healthful eating choices (I‘ve been in a grief slump that has left me wanting all the carbs).

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌🏻 2w
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Witches | Roald Dahl
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I am so excited about this! I love Roald Dahl, of course, but Penelope Bagieu is a lovely person and I loved her graphic novel Brazen. It will be interesting, as Quentin Blake‘s illustrations are so intertwined with Dahl‘s books.

JSW This is so exciting!!!! 2w
LibrarianRyan Ihhhhhhhhh. Want. 2w
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Bailedbailed

When you find yourself thinking, “I can‘t wait to finish this so I can move on to something else,” it‘s time to bail. Amber Tamblyn is a badass. No question about that. But this felt like a celebrity memoir regurgitating the events of the #metoo movement. What I wanted was a collection of insightful essays. Not to relive all the gross moments of the last few years, from a lens that was full of name dropping and unrelatable. #itsnotyouitsme

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Fingersmith | Sarah Waters
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My eyes have been driving me crazy, so I found out that I need glasses for the first time ever. This has made for a slow reading month, but Fingersmith and On the Come Up will end up being some of my favorites for the year.

ShyBookOwl Saga ❤❤❤ 3w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Awesome! 📖💖 3w
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Thriftbooks is great for chunksters like these that you can‘t borrow from the library because it will take you too long to read them! #chunkster

quirkyreader I go my copy of Suitable Boy from the VOA on Cedar St. 4w
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Fingersmith | Sarah Waters
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I took a break to enjoy lunch outside in the sun, but if your reviews ring true, I‘ll be stuck in this book for the rest of the day, as it seems like it‘s about to get REALLY good.

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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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I‘ve been out of town the past couple years during the Dewey‘s readathon, so I‘m excited to finally be able to participate again. I always feel so refreshed after a day of my only obligation being to read. My stack of possibilities. With Jem and Dorothy as Queens of Mount TBR.

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Pickpick

Between a pick and a so-so. Perhaps not the best in audio format, as the timeline skips around so much. This got me thinking about so many interesting ideas. And the end was probably one of the most interesting I‘ve read/heard. I didn‘t expect that at all.

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The Stranger Diaries | Elly Griffiths
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Books, mystery, creepy gothic atmosphere... I really liked this one. It would make for a perfect fall read. It also references The Woman in White and Wilkie Collins a lot, which I happened to be finishing, so that was fun. A little underwhelmed by the ending, but a fun read that I would recommend nonetheless.

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The woman in white | Wilkie COLLINS
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After 4-5 months, I have finally finished this!!! It‘s strange to me that it was both a good read AND a slog to get through at times (I think mostly because of Collins‘ need for every detail to be given). The other book I‘m reading right now, The Stranger Diaries, is referencing this book and Wilkie Collins a lot, so that‘s fun.

vivastory I haven't read this yet but I loved 2mo
tpixie That‘s so fun when that happens!! 2mo
Tamra I have loved this and Moonstone! 2mo
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Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter
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This was my first Karin Slaughter and IT DID NOT DISAPPOINT. At 16 hours, I needed the audiobook to grab me, and it definitely did. I‘ve read others say that this wasn‘t their favorite Slaughter book, and since I liked this so much, I‘m excited for more. What should I read/listen to next???

whatshesreadingnow I just finished it this week and is very good! ❤️ 2mo
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Since I have a reading day planned for tomorrow, I‘m spending my Friday night binging Shrill. I am finding it so refreshing and doing some much-needed laughing out loud. Anyone else watching?

merelybookish Not yet but I plan to!! 2mo
JoScho I want to! I know Samantha Irby is involved and I love her! 2mo
JamieArc @JoScho I saw Samantha Irby‘s name in the credits! I haven‘t read anything by her but she‘s been on my TBR. I really like the writing on the show, so I‘m probably going to place some hold on her books tomorrow 😊 2mo
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wanderinglynn Since Samantha Irby is involved, I will now. I loved her book 2mo
Leftcoastzen I may be watching at any moment! 😂 2mo
Bookcation74 Started it last night - loving it!! 2mo
BooksForEmpathy This is the best part of the show. Loved this scene!! 2mo
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The Poisonwood Bible | Barbara Kingsolver
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Did any one else see this??? I don‘t love Amy Adams, but this is an adaptation I would really look forward to seeing!

AmyG Oh wow. I loved the book. 2mo
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Small Country | Gael Faye
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Still drooling over my weekend #bookmail from FRANCE 🇫🇷Sent by a generous acquaintance who is teaching there. I‘m needing to brush up on my french for my upcoming trip in May. You may recognize a few titles: Small Country (Faye) and The Perfect Nanny (Slimani).

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No Exit: A Novel | Taylor Adams
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I‘m hoping that this week is the last week of very cold winter temps, so with that, I‘ll enjoy some coziness by the fireplace with this very wintery read.

valeriegeary I'll be right over. 🤗 3mo
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I picked this book up at the library on a whim because I‘m headed to France in a few months and want to be transported there now. It‘s not a smartly written YA book, but it is a lot of fun. It definitely gets better at the halfway mark, when the mystery part overpowers the annoying mean girls part. And it did take me to Paris. History, mystery, and Paris = ❤️. “Let them eat cake...and die” goes the blurb on the back of the book 😂😂😂

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Like many of you, my politics are quite different from many in my family, and because they are based on my values, I have some pretty strong feelings. My husband also works in the political sector for a non-profit (human rights campaign), so as election seasons come up, there is almost no getting around these conversations. So this book is a must-read for me 😂😂 #ImListeningGiveaway

britt_brooke It‘s a good read! Thanks for entering. 🤞🏻 3mo
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The Wife: A Novel | Alafair Burke
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The last month of thrillers/mysteries has left me quite underwhelmed, so reading this was a breath of fresh air. In the era of #metoo, the unknowns in this story had me doing some great thinking. While I guessed some of the twists, they didn‘t leave me unsatisfied. This is my first book for this author, and I‘m looking forward to reading more of her.

Leftcoastzen I enjoyed it a lot as well. Got another of her books in the stash somewhere TBR. 4mo
DivineDiana Is this the book that the Glenn Close movie is based? 3mo
JamieArc @DivineDiana No, I think the film is based off of the Meg Wolitzer book of the same name: 3mo
DivineDiana Thank you! 3mo
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Darktown: A Novel | Thomas Mullen
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I needed to get out of the house to feel the 40 degree weather so where else would I go but Barnes and Noble? And how could I resist when the bottom 3 books are all at the top of my TBR and we‘re found in the discount section? I tell myself I‘m just building up my collection to read for #MountTBR next year 😂😂 #bookhaul

Cathythoughts I‘d like to read Idaho too 👍🏻♥️... they all look good 4mo
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Panpan

I thought this would be one of my favorite suspense books this year. Instead, it receives a rare pan. The characters were okay, the premise was interesting and promising. But it was like being stuck in a room listening to the same conversation for 8.5 hours. Maybe that was supposed to be the hell of it. The story just didn‘t go anywhere for me, and it wasn‘t suspenseful or scary or even creepy. I kept waiting for the big moment. It didn‘t come.

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My first #libraryhaul in months (last year was focused on books I own). All are #blameitonLitsy picks, and I can‘t wait to start all 3. The tagged book I may have to buy - it‘s kind of like a hygge-for-your-health type book of simple things that will be really helpful.

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I received this a year ago from the generous @MinDea but have been putting it off because I know it‘s a heart breaker and I don‘t step into that willingly. But between the #monthofBoyne and thinking it could be a cathartic read, I finally decided to jump in. The epigraph and first paragraph had me laughing and hooked me right away, so I‘m not as scared and am looking forward to the ride! Boyne‘s writing has captured me already at just 24 pages.

JaclynW This is such a wonderful book. 4mo
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A big thanks to @BookBabe and @MrBook for sharing their experience at The Library restaurant in Portsmouth, NH. They put it on my radar, so when I was in Portsmouth for the loss of a family member I was very close to, it was a welcomed respite meal in the midst of an overwhelming time. Featured: gorgeous stained glass and our bill in a book.

BookishMarginalia You‘d like this, @gibblr ! 4mo
MrBook Ohhh nooo, saddened to hear about why you had to go to Portsmouth 😔, yet so delighted that @BookBabe and I were able to help your time there be a bit satisfying with this gem. Isn‘t it just amazing?! 4mo
BookBabe Ditto what @MrBook said! Big hugs. 4mo
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cobwebmoth Sorry for your loss. 4mo
TheReadingMermaid 💖🤗😢🤗💖 4mo
JamieArc @cobwebmoth Thank you ❤️ 4mo
JamieArc @MrBook @BookBabe It was so great! We are definitely planning on going back at another time for a vacation. We have family in that area and love it. 4mo
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
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I just bought some great bookmarks from @That-Bookish-Hiker ‘s Etsy page and you should too! Especially to those doing swaps, these would be great to send to other Littens! Most are only $2 with free shipping, so it seems almost all of us can afford to help out! Https://www.etsy.com/shop/JatipDesign

Smangela @Callemarie you NEED the true crime ones! I‘m getting coffee lover ones 😍 4mo
Gennic Ope! I didn‘t know about your shop but now I do! I NEEEEEED one with the Wolfman! 4mo
JamieArc @Smangela and @Callemarie She has some really great true crime ones! 4mo
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AmyG My daugters got Ted Bundy bookmarks for Valentine‘s Day! #ssdgm 4mo
Callemarie Ohhhh yall know I love me some bookish items 4mo
That-Bookish-Hiker @JamieArc thank you for sharing! ❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
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This is a fun question! I‘m still thinking about it, but what book would you choose for your oath of office?

LibrarianRyan The Lord of the Rings. To remind me that power corrupts. 4mo
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Welcome Aboard | Victoria Farnsworth
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Hey Littens! Please welcome @msgriffith and @chloemichelle to Litsy and show them what a great community of people you are and don‘t forget to tag a few Littens for them to follow! #welcomelitten

JamieArc @msgriffith and @chloemichelle - if I remember correctly, @shanebeth is a murderino so she‘d be a good one to follow! Also follow @LitsyHappenings to keep in the loop with different things happening (reading challenges, book swaps, etc.) 5mo
JamieArc @paigetopus @sk888888 @britelerico @RvnclawWhovian @KateTheDreamer - I saw you all just signed up too! Check out some people here to follow! (edited) 5mo
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Jas16 Welcome to Litsy @msgriffith and @chloemichelle 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome ❣❣❣ 5mo
taraWritesSci Welcome to Litsy! ☕🍵📚🎉 5mo
BethM Thanks for the tag @Callemarie ! Welcome to the Litsy family! 5mo
Kaye Welcome 💖💖 5mo
Drnkpnkprincess Welcome to Litsy!!!!! 5mo
MrBook Welcome to the #LitsyFamily, @msgriffith and @chloemichelle ! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5mo
MrBook Thank you for the tag, @Avanders ! ☺️🤗🤗🤗 5mo
DivineDiana Glad you‘re joining us! @msgriffith @chloemichelle 4mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!!♥️💜❤️💙 3mo
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The Other Woman | Sandie Jones
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Mehso-so

I‘m not sure whether to give this a pan or a so-so. I found the characters incredibly irritating but reviews assured me the end was worth it. The last half hour listening did have me gripped and I didn‘t quite see it coming, but I‘m not sure 8.5 hours of maddening characters were worth it, so... 🤷🏻‍♀️

rjsthumbelina I gave up on this one...and I just realized, I don't think I added it to my goodreads total last year! I did make it about halfway, then skipped to see what the big reveal was. And then I was glad I hadn't wasted my time, bc I didn't like the ending, either! I read it for one of the postal book clubs, and the rest of my group enjoyed it! I didn't understand... 5mo
JamieArc @rjsthumbelina That‘s what I should have done. Apparently a lot of people really liked the twist enough to recommend it, but it definitely felt like wasted time spent, and I hardly ever feel like that. 5mo
DimeryRene Oh lord, I felt the same. Such irritation. Liked the ending, but still remember my anger at most everything that happened before the end. 4mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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Help! Is anyone else having issues with GoodReads not allowing you to update book progress from the home screen on your PC? The app on my phone is fine, but both my Mac laptop at home and PC at work are missing the spots to enter progress. What‘s going on?!?

sprainedbrain I noticed the same thing on my pc today... also, books I have read aren‘t showing the dates read unless I click to edit my activity on the book. Very weird. 5mo
JamieArc @sprainedbrain Thanks for letting me know I‘m not alone! Strange. 5mo
candority Yes! It was doing that to me earlier today as well 😕 I hope they get it sorted out soon. 5mo
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dariazeoli This is intentional and temporary. They decided to do maintenance and not notify everyone. They only announced it on their Feedback group. 😒 5mo
JamieArc @dariazeoli Thanks! I figured it had to be something like that. 5mo
VeganCleopatra @dariazeoli is correct and it was supposed to be back on the 1st. 🙄 5mo
JamieArc @dariazeoli @VeganCleopatra And it‘s back to working again. Thanks for chiming in - I was getting a bit frustrated by it. 5mo
VeganCleopatra That's good! I haven't been on the website yet to check today. 5mo
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Happy New Year! | Greg Roza
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Here‘s to a year full of wonderful reads! Happy New Year, Littens! 🎇🎆🎉

Redwritinghood Happy New Year! 🥳🥳 5mo
CarolynM Happy New Year 🎉 5mo
AnneCecilie Happy new year 🎆 5mo
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BIG THANKS | Michelle Bernard
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A big thanks to my #LitsyPenPal @catiewithac for the package! It was a pleasant surprise! The book will fit perfectly with my reading goals next year and the notebook is lovely and will make a great next Journal. Thank you so much! A very happy new year to you!

catiewithac Happy New Year! 🎆 5mo
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BIG THANKS | Michelle Bernard
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Between an exhausting busy Christmas and then being taken out with a bad cold, I never got around to posting this. Thank you so much @merelybookish for the great #jolabokaflodswap package! Happy new year to you! And a big thanks to @MaleficentBookDragon for hosting this swap! I hope it continues in future years!

CrowCAH Let us know what you thought about the Pride retelling of Pride and Prejudice. 5mo
JamieArc @CrowCAH Will do! The author wrote another book that takes place in Detroit called American Street. It was gritty but good. Really curious about this one. 5mo
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Bird Box: A Novel | Josh Malerman
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I decided I needed to own this book to have on hand for the #24B42019 readathon (a definite blame-it-on-Litsy decision). After stopping at 3 different stores and not finding it, I broke down and ordered it online. Right after, I saw this, written by the local newspaper. I work at MSU, so it‘s pretty exciting to me.

Reggie I got this book 2 years ago in the first ever Litsy Winter Solstice swap and I read it that night because it was sooo good. Hope you like it. I played big nerd today when one of the older employees was talking about the movie she saw on Netflix, but was asking how the book went. Lol 5mo
Andrew65 Sounds good! Good luck with the Readathon. 😊👍 5mo
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A Week in Winter | Maeve Binchy
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I‘m so glad for the opportunity to finally pick this up off my shelf for the #MaeveBinchyBuddyRead with @Andrew65 and @EadieB ! Binchy was one of the first adult authors that I read, and I hadn‘t read her in years. This took me back to everything I loved about her books: the place, the characters, and her ability to draw you in to a story. A definite pick from me! #AWeekInWinter

EadieB Glad you liked it! 5mo
Andrew65 She does write such great stories with interesting characters. 5mo
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#Jolabokaflodswap package received! Thank you @merelybookish ! I‘m not sure I‘ve ever been this excited for Christmas Eve 📖📚

merelybookish Yay! Glad it arrived safely!! 🎄📗🍫💚 5mo
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Simple Gifts | Lori Copeland
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My #jolabokaflodswap package has finally been sent and will arrive Thursday! Excited for this swap!

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Give Me Your Hand | Megan E Abbott
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A solid psychological thriller featuring women in science. What was most fascinating to me was what I found out about the book after I read it (marked in comments as spoiler).

JamieArc Did anyone realize this was based on a true story??? https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/poisoning-daddy/. Some things from the case were practically word for word in the book. 6mo
Ashley_Nicoletto Ooooo. I‘m going to finish this book tonight and I cannot wait to click on that spoiler. 6mo
JamieArc @Ashley_Nicoletto I‘ll look forward to what you have to say! 6mo
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Mehso-so

Between a pick and a so-so. Backman knows how to pull the heartstrings. There‘s no doubt about that. Knows how to create quirky, curmudgeonly, mean “shits” as Granny would say, and make you fall in love with them. For me, it just took too much wading through the set-up to get to the good stuff. #unpopularopinion but not my favorite Backman. Now on to Britt-Marie 😊

RaimeyGallant Good to know. 6mo
BookNAround I didn‘t love this one either. Good to see another less than gushing response. 😁 6mo
Libby1 I loved Britt-Marie! I bailed on this one! 5mo
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Night Before Christmas | Nikolai Gogol
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Today is the last day to sign up! I swore off swaps after learning I can‘t control myself and spend way too much money, but this one is so simple. See @MaleficentBookDragon ‘s original post for details. #jolabokaflodswap

AmyG I like the simplicity of this one, too. It will probably be my last as I‘ve not recieved a few swaps. I‘m throwing in the towel. :( (edited) 6mo
Mitch @AmyG oh no - that‘s so sad. I love connecting with people through the swaps- maybe 2019 will be a better year xxxxx 6mo
AmyG @Mitch Is what it is. I have had amazing swaps and I am so grateful for them and the wonderful people I connected with. 6mo
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gradcat @AmyG Wow! Does that happen a lot? 6mo
AmyG @grandcat No. i have done swaps for a year 1/2. Alot of them. I just finally got a bit unlucky. Maybe they will come...late. 🤞🏻 (edited) 6mo
catiewithac I thought the same! 6mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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I saw this and thought many of you may find this useful to bookmark for various reading challenges. https://ideas.ted.com/your-guide-to-reading-the-world/?utm_campaign=social&utm_m...

TheKidUpstairs Super cool. Thanks for sharing! 6mo
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For those of you who are still coming up with a list for @LibrarianRyan ‘s #40in2019TBR BookRiot just came out with a list of winter reading. I now need to amend my list of 40 😁. Check it out: https://bookriot.com/2018/11/20/new-books-you-need-to-read-this-winter/

LibrarianRyan Cool beans. I will dig into this tomorrow. 6mo
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Dumplin' | Julie Murphy
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MinDea I still need to read this book! 6mo
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I have reached the Promised Land 😍😍😍

vivastory One day I will make the journey 7mo
kamoorephoto Awww hope you enjoy!!! 7mo
saresmoore Awesome. 7mo
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Readerann My daughter went to college in Portland. Oh, how I miss Powell‘s! 😍📚📚😀👍 7mo
Leftcoastzen Ahhhhhhh! The best! Miss it , have not visited for years now😢 7mo
Jeannie I love, love, love that place! 7mo
BookishTrish ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
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Salt Houses | Hala Alyan
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A bibliophile‘s torture: Checking into my hotel for a weekend full of meetings, I see a gift bag with Ta-Nahesi Coates‘ name on it. It turns out he won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for non-fiction and the tagged author for fiction (which I really liked). This bookish thing is happening right where I am and I can‘t go! Torture! I can even see INTO the event from my hotel window! 😫😫😫

Ericalambbrown I‘m so sorry! Ugh. 😢 7mo
Schlinkles Oh painful. Salt Houses was such a beautiful book! 7mo
BookNAround Loved Salt Houses. 7mo
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The Hunting Party | Lucy Foley
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It doesn‘t happen often, but I love waking up to these emails! This seems like the perfect book to be cozied up by the fire over New Year‘s (when the story takes place). Really looking forward to this one.

Reviewsbylola Perfect way to start your weekend, with a GR win!! 7mo
rebeccareadsalot Congrats! It‘s a great book 6mo
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Picnic at Hanging Rock | Joan Lindsay
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Can we add another month of fall so I can get through all my fall reading? Really wanted to get through all of these but know I won‘t and am having trouble deciding which comes next. Are there any here you particularly loved or didn‘t?

TrishB The Thirteenth Tale is great 👍🏻 7mo
candc320 LOVED The Thirteenth Tale and The Lantern! 7mo
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valeriegeary More love for the thirteenth tale and the lantern! Great Gothic style! 7mo
Lesliereads I could have really used that extra month, this year! 6mo
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Everything Under | Daisy Johnson
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#3/6 of the #manbooker shortlist finished in time for the winner to be announced. Review pending because I was left quite unsettled and am going to have to sit on it for a while before forming an opinion...

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Everything Under | Daisy Johnson
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I‘m not convinced the books chosen for the #manbooker shortlist weren‘t chosen for their gorgeous covers (if you can‘t see the gold leafing on Washington Black, it‘s beautiful). Trying to get through the tagged book before the winner is chosen on Tuesday.

Samplergal I agree! While I was in London, one of the bookshops had a gorgeous display. I‘d vote for Everything Under based on the cover. Can‘t wait to see who really wins. 7mo
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