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JenFowler

JenFowler

Joined September 2016

"Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes." ▪Ravenclaw▪INFJ▪
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Horse Dancer by Jojo Moyes
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Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by John Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman, Doug Abrams, Rachel Carlton Abrams
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Marina | Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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What a great October read! Dark, twisty, descriptive, scary. I liked 'Shadow of the Wind' so much, so it was fun to read another book by this author. I can't say I fully understand the entire plot line of this book, but I enjoyed it nevertheless.
*this pic is from the internet...used it because it looks spooky and perfect for this month.👻🎃🧙‍♀️

lele1432 Oohhh this does sound perfect for Fall!! 🍁🍂🎃🏚 7h
sprainedbrain I loved this one too! 5h
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Pet | Akwaeke Emezi
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This was a different, magical, beautiful, quirky, and slightly-confusing-at-times story. A young adult book that tackles a myriad of topics. I don't even know how to describe it. The way it was written was unique. I'm interested in reading something else by this author. Her style is intriguing.

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Beauty Queens | Libba Bray
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1) This book is hilarious! I thought of it immediately. Great on audio too!
2) Bare feet usually. Unless it's in the middle of winter.
3) I have no idea. We've been to a lot of the mountains in Colorado?
4) Water chestnuts 🥵 the texture and no taste is gross.
5) I have a Jack-o'-lantern shirt I will wear. Lol
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@howjessreads #friYAYintro

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Last Bus to Everland | Sophie Cameron
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I read that this had elements that are comparable to Narnia, which drew me to it. There is a door that appears once a week that leads to Everland where misfits and outcasts find acceptance and an escape from the sadness in their lives.
The characters deal mental illness, family dynamics, and coming to accept themselves.
A part of the book made me think of my classmate who committed suicide earlier this year and what he was possibly thinking..😓

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https://bookriot.com/2019/10/15/harry-potter-witch-quiz/

Quiz:
WHICH HARRY POTTER WITCH ARE YOU?

I can't ever pass up a quiz dealing with anything Harry Potter. I got Fleur Delacour.🧹🧙‍♀️

I had to put each one of those books listed in the quiz in my tbr list. They sound like great reads.

#harrypotterquiz

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Watchers | Dean R. Koontz
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Another #GreatAmericanRead book read, and as generally is the case with the books on this list, I really liked it! I can imagine this would make a great movie. Lots of action and adventure, with even some romance thrown in.

A quote from another review sums it up quite nicely:

"Cross Lassie with E.T., add a touch of The Wolfen and a dash of The Godfather, and you get a sense of some of the ingredients in this supernatural thriller."

inthegreensandblues I would like to reread this. It's been 20+ years but I remember loving it! I was a huge Koontz fan in my teens. 1w
DaveGreen7777 Awww, I love doggies, too! 🥰 🐶 1w
RachelAmphlett I hadn‘t heard of this one, so thanks - I don‘t like his full throttle horror stories but I love the Odd Thomas books! 1w
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TheDaysGoBy I could do with a reread of this. I also have the movie and from what I remember it leaves a bit to desired 1w
JenFowler @TheDaysGoBy There is a movie?! 1w
TheDaysGoBy @JenFowler Yep. I have the movie on DVD. It even came with a sequel. Don‘t remember much about it though lol 1w
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So good! It's true to me that this series is as iconic as Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings. The underlying themes of virtue and good vs evil resonates deeply. I love Aslan.
Finding out how the story all began is so satisfying.
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Ruthiella I haven‘t read them all but I do particularly love this one! Especially for how the lamppost is explained!😀 1w
JenFowler @Ruthiella Me too!! I'm starting from the beginning in this series...this book made me feel so happy. Excited to re-experience this world. 🤗 1w
megnews This was my favorite of the series. ❤️ Narnia! 1w
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Wuthering Heights | Emily Bront
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I did not enjoy this book. I really really wanted to. This is supposed to be one of those classics you love...😫

jb72 I felt the same. There was so much whining. 1w
Sace My husband and d aught love this one. I couldn't get past page 1. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I hate it too! It‘s is not a romance classic, sorry it‘s a stalker story. 1w
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StaceyKondla I hated this book when I read it high school back in the 80‘s, but I re-read it in my late 30‘s and found it to be an excellent read about a very dysfunctional family. Nothing romantic about it. 1w
SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime ugh i hated this book lol 1w
inthegreensandblues Woohoo, WH haters unite! 1w
JenFowler @inthegreensandblues 😂 I feel better knowing other people didn't like it! 1w
Scochrane26 I‘ve read this at least 3 times over the years. The last time I realized how horrible all the characters are but still somehow liked it. There‘s plenty of classics I don‘t like though, so don‘t feel bad. 1w
Deifio There's a good scene in the Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde, where they are having therapy sessions for all the characters in WH. 😂 1w
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Born a Crime | Trevor Noah
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Finally was able to get to enjoy this book! 🤗
Excellent read! I have seen all the great reviews from everyone for so long, that I knew it would be a good one.
I actually did not realize this was the real life story of Trevor from The Daily Show!!🤦‍♀️🤷‍♀️
Amazing to hear about all of his life experiences. Eye opening for sure. Love this guy's sense of humor and seeing the world from his perspective.
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SauerPatch I loved this one. My top pick of the year so far. 2w
xxjenadanxx This is an excellent read. I laughed so hard at the poop story lol 2w
JenFowler @xxjenadanxx Me too!! 😂 2w
Scochrane26 I read it early last year, then kept seeing posts about how great it was on audio. So, I also listened to the audio. It was great both times. 2w
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Booklovers | Las Vegas, NV (Bookstore)
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JulietBooks What an awesome poem! 3w
JenFowler @JulietBooks I know! I love it. 3w
Alicepondpoe I love this, I would even get this tattooed with a beautiful bookish type background 3w
ReadingOverSleeping I love this so much!! 3w
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I add books all the time to my wishlist on Overdrive. By the time they become available usually I have forgotten why I added it, or what it was even about.
That was the case of this book!
I did like it. I haven't yet watched the movie - but from the trailers Nicole Kidman looks as though she did great in her role has Gerrard's mother.
Everyone has a story. What Garrard has had to go through to become the man he is today is staggering. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Stacypatrice I recently watched this movie. It‘s hard on the heart but important ❤️ 3w
JenFowler @Stacypatrice I have heard with this one it is almost better to watch the movie first before reading the book. Have you read it yet or just watched the movie? 3w
Stacypatrice I only watched the movie so far. I had free HBO for a weekend and DVR-Ed it 😂 3w
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The Round House | Louise Erdrich
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#bookclubbook
The writing was very good! The subject matter is heavy. There is a lot that happened in this book. I can't quite give it 4 stars. It was a good read, but I didn't really love getting back to it. There was a lot of pain and sadness that made it a hard one to love.

JazzFeathers It didn't conquere me either. It was beautifully written and l didn't have problems with the subject matter (l mean, it's dusturbing but it was written realistically and obviously with a lot of care). What detached me from the story was the ending. So bleak and devoid of hope that l thought, why did l even read it? Yeah, maybe l should more honestly say that it was unsatisfying. 4w
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I think this review on Goodreads by a guy named Gregg best sums up what my thoughts are:
"I never would of thought that a book about a murderous lesbian nun sex cult could be so boring."
???

tpixie Lol 😂 1mo
Texreader 🤣🤣🤣 1mo
Tamra That is funny! 1mo
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Fun and unexpectedly witty! I loved the strong female main character. She is seriously smart, self sufficient, knows exactly who she is and you can take it or leave it. Great role model material! I have heard great things about this series. Glad I tried it out!

Sharpeipup Weren‘t they great?! 1mo
tpixie Cool cover!!! 1mo
JenFowler @tpixie I love these covers! Partly the reason I was drawn to them. 1mo
tpixie ♥️♥️♥️ 1mo
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I loved reading about why I am the way I am. I plan on reading a little more about introverts. I stacked another book about introverts. It's so interesting! So many times I had some light bulb moments.
#introvertsunite

TheDaysGoBy I agree. I love reading stuff that explains why I‘m the way I am (edited) 1mo
LoverofLit I finished this a couple weeks ago now and am still referencing parts of it. It was so interesting! 1mo
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Kiss Thief | L J Shen
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Maybe I've already passed by the time in my life where I can read a romance book without groaning with exasperation at the stupidity of the characters. 🤷‍♀️🤦‍♀️
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The cover is pretty though, isn't it?

Crazeedi Yeah I'm past the kissy kissy books, 😉 1mo
Meglet I can relate! I used to love romances, and while I still enjoy a good love story, there needs to be more to the book now! 1mo
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The Things We Do for Love | Kristin Hannah
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Kristin Hannah can write a good story! I couldn't sleep last night and so all I did was read. If a book is boring it puts me to sleep after 10 minutes. I was up until after 2:30am... and it was still hard for me to put it down.
It's not an exciting book, but I wanted to know what happened! The characters and storyline were endearing, and better yet- the ending wasn't what I expected.
4 stars! ⭐⭐⭐⭐

The_Real_Nani That‘s kind of how I felt about The Great Alone! I wanted to know what happened at the end so I kept reading even though I didn‘t LOVE the book. LOL 1mo
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Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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I loved this book. It's almost as if you are reading many different books...because it is about many different people, throughout different generations. You see where these people came from, where their great great grandparents came from. How their life shaped them, and how that affected their offspring. How life begets life begets life. The world changes, and we change along with it. But our roots remain at our center.

Cortg This is a favorite of mine ❤️ 2mo
Scochrane26 I loved this one, too. I read it right after Underground Railroad, which I don‘t recommend. They were both emotional reads. 2mo
The_Real_Nani So heartbreaking and overwhelming. I had to stop reading at one point, to catch my breath. 2mo
Naltez Just finished - this was amazing 2mo
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Rust & Stardust | T Greenwood
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Excellent book, but almost hard to read because of the subject matter. This is not a happy story. It's more like heart breaking.

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The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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Actually a much better book than I was expecting! Yes it is dark, but there is a lot of humor throughout. Dark wry humor.

ShyBookOwl This one surprised me too. I thought it would be more dense and poetic. Her voice actually reminded me of a less gothic Shirley Jackson. 2mo
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With the Fire on High | Elizabeth Acevedo
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Great on audio! I enjoyed it. Helped get me through day one of #audiocleaning 🤸‍♀️📚🎧

Lovesbooks87 It is going to be a movie too! The author just posted about it today! 2mo
JenFowler @Lovesbooks87 Nice! I didn't know that! I can imagine it will make a great movie. 2mo
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With the Fire on High | Elizabeth Acevedo
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How do you prepare for 5 days of prepping your house for a bunch of guests? I get an arsenal of audiobooks ready. #audiocleaning

I do not like freaking out and cleaning like a mad woman...knowing there will be very little time for reading or doing things I actually like. This helps.

By next Sunday night the house will be mine again. It will be better organized, cleaner, and hopefully good memories will be made from spending time with family!

CouronneDhiver I don‘t have people over very often but I totally get that feeling. Tidy, tidy, tidy. 3mo
JenFowler @CouronneDhiver We don't have people over often either, that's why it seems to be a big deal when we do. I do need the extra motivation to clean and organize things. I just wish everyone could stop living here while I clean. Especially after I do the bathrooms. They should shower and pee somewhere else 3mo
CouronneDhiver 😂😂😂 3mo
LapReader This was last week for me. I live by the beach so everyone wants to visit. I had to employ a cleaner so I can do the things I want to do too. I do love hosting though. As long as the guests don‘t need to be entertained and can cook some nights. 3mo
JenFowler @LapReader I would loooooooove to hire a cleaner! That would be so nice! 3mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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'The Guy on the Right' by Kate Stewart

Super cute, super fun, romantic comedy! I have never read anything by Kate Stewart before this. I am impressed! If you like Colleen Hoover, you'll like her. I devoured it in less than a day. (I need to stop reading and clean my house and do the adult things now.)

It's not yet in the Litsy shelves, hopefully they add it in soon. It is FREE on Amazon if you have Kindle Unlimited!
#recommendread #allthefeels

LibrarianJen I saw this while browsing but passed over it. Maybe I should give it a shot after all. 3mo
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Illuminae | Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
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I had a hard time getting into this one. It has good reviews and is rated high on Goodreads. I still would give it 3 stars, as there WERE some things I did like.

Lindsbooklover93 You need do the audiobook while following along. I didn't enjoy it as much until I tried again with the audiobook. The audiobook is almost like a movie. Different voices for each character. 3mo
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Year One | Nora Roberts
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This is my kind of book! I know it's not going to be for everyone, but I loved it. It has been soo long since I've read anything by Nora Roberts! I recognized her style of writing like she was an old friend. Even though this is much different than what she usually writes, you still see her very clearly.
Yes, there is magic. Yes, the survivors have to choose between good and evil. There is also love, hope, and a great start to a series! 😍
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JenFowler *this picture is not mine, it is from the internet. I just liked it*😊 3mo
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Year One | Nora Roberts
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#JulyReads #JulyStats #JulyWrapUp

I read 16 books this month.
124 books for the year (far far behind some of my fast reading friends🤷‍♀️).
The tagged book is the book I'm currently reading - and definitely enjoying!
My two 5 star ratings for this month were both for younger readers- 'The Secret Garden' and 'Hatchet'- both of which I will forever highly recommend to anyone. I also enjoyed 'Daisy Jones & The Six' and 'Along Came A Spider'.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Some diverse reading there, I love it! Great month. I'm only at 51 books for the year, so you're doing amazing in my eyes. Lol. 💕📚💕 3mo
JenFowler @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Thanks! 😅 I do try to read a variety of books each month. Reading a classic here and a YA there makes life interesting! 3mo
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The Secret Garden | Frances Hodgson Burnett, Jan Fields
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I read this when I was very young and remembered loving it. It was so long ago , I figured I should reread it.
I still love it! What a wonderful story. Such a classic. It was originally published in 1910.

erzascarletbookgasm Beautiful edition! 😍 3mo
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I was never one of those who loved these books, but this last one started grabbing my attention. Is Jenny Han seriously not giving us another book about these characters? I finally got into it by the end. I really need to know if Lara Jean stays with Peter...
anyone else agree with me?!
We
need
one
more
book.
Make it a big one. Have it span four years. Let us see the ways in which Lara Jean and her friends/family grow throughout those years.

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A Confederacy of Dunces | John Kennedy Toole
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Okay so this is one of those books on those lists of books you "must read" which is why I decided to read it. I think it's ridiculous and crazy and funny as hell. Ignatius is the most bizarre character I have ever come across in a book! I have to admit I laughed out loud a lot over his self-absorbed antics. His constant yelling of "Oh my God" was hilarious. The situations he got himself into and how he reacted to things..sooo stupid. ?
3 stars

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Bird Box: A Novel | Josh Malerman
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So good! As always, the book is better than the movie. I wish I could of read this first. I thought the movie was entertaining too. The book has a few major differences from it.

Nebklvr This looks scary 3mo
BooknerdsLife I love the writing! 3mo
Slajaunie It was really good! 3mo
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Rissreads I loved this book! 💙 3mo
JenFowler @Nebklvr It is scary!! 3mo
marleed I read the book immediately following the movie and thought of it as an interactive experience where I chose a slightly different path in the book. I preferred the kids in the book - blindfolded their whole life gave them senses the movie missed. But I preferred the badassness of Sandra Bullock in the movie! (edited) 3mo
JenFowler @marleed yes!I agree with everything you said! 3mo
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All Our Wrong Todays | Elan Mastai
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I liked this book, although it didn't happen until 1/3 of the way in! I read some great Litsy reviews and added it and thought it'd be an instant love-at-first-page kind of thing. I was turned off the main character at first though. He goes through a lot of changes and becomes much more of a likeable guy after a while.
This is about time travel. It's also about life, love, and what makes us who we are.
4 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Along Came a Spider | James Patterson
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Excellent book! Great as an audiobook..it's like a movie for your brain. Very entertaining.

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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Not quite 5 stars, but a solid 4.5 from me. There is just something about a book written about music that draws me in! I put off starting this one for several days when my hold finally came through on Overdrive, then devoured it in less than one day.
I read this as an e-book, but could totally get how this would be wonderful as an audiobook!

AJBowers I really enjoyed this one 4mo
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Hatchet | Gary Paulsen
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Loved this! I used to recommend this to boys who had a hard time finding something to read allll the time. I had never read it myself. I should of a long time ago. Great book!

Tamra We loved it too! 4mo
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Bowlaway: A Novel | Elizabeth McCracken
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Wasn't for me. It didn't draw me in. I didn't love any of the characters. Maybe you have to be in the right mood to enjoy it?

Ruthiella I found it too nutty. There are other writers who do whimsy and sad (John Irving in particular) in a way that works for me but unfortunately this book didn‘t do it for me.😕 4mo
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Darkfever: Fever Series | Karen Marie Moning
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Not sure what to say! It was good, it just wasn't really good. It was kind of like a bubble gum version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was fun, but kind of rubbed me the wrong way at times.
The main character-Mac-is a 22 yr old female who has a lot of superficial silly worries. The male main character- Barrons-is borderline abusive at times. I liked the idea of the storyline and the world in this book, but won't read the next book in the series.

gimmeabook I really loved this series. I always try to mention it to others and many don‘t know her! 2mo
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Unlocked: A Love Story | Karen Kingsbury
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Inspiring book! If you have ever been close to someone with a mental disability or is autistic, if you work in a school setting, if you have known someone who has committed suicide, if you have been bullied when you were younger (or as an adult), you will be deeply touched by this story.
I believe that we are all in need of a little inspiration and motivation throughout our lives.
5 stars- made me tear up and get goose bumps at the same time.

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Vicious | V. E. Schwab
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#Goodreads reading challenge goal check...I think I should of moved my goal up a little. Things are looking good for me to hit 125 by December 31st! 😁

MrBook Wow!!! 😳😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
wanderinglynn w00t! You‘re crushing it! 🙌🏻 4mo
InBooksILive Wow! You are definitely smashing that reading goal! My goal is only 75, I would so love to be able to read over 100! Amazing job! 4mo
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Reggie Wow good job!!! 4mo
ephemeralwaltz Crazy!! Good job! 4mo
scowler1 I don't think I'll catch up with you! 4mo
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IQ | Joe Ide
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Such a page turner! Have you watched the Denzel Washington movie 'The Equalizer'? The character of Isaiah reminds me of Denzel's character. Smart as hell, quiet, super observant, and out to bring down the bad guys.
I'm having a hard time putting this one down and getting anything accomplished. (I've heard the audiobook version is really good as well in case you are looking for one!)
#recommendread #blameitonlitsy

BarbaraTheBibliophage I listened to the audio last week. It‘s definitely good! 4mo
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Fitness Junkie: A Novel | Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza
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Haha!! 😂 This book cracks me up! It's such a fun read.

LibrarianJen I don‘t know what‘s funnier. Man boobs or a pregnant woman who hasn‘t had sex in 2 years 🤣 4mo
JenFowler @LibrarianJen I feel like the pregnant lady wins! 😅 4mo
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Enjoyable read, I liked the writing style. Nice twist to the ending! I thought it was an easy mystery to figure out but I was wrong. Right towards the end there were so many of these "but wait, there's more!" moments that it was kind of getting out of hand. ?
This was a #blameitonlitsy pick because of some great reviews and it didn't disappoint.

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A sweet and quiet read with life lessons throughout. I enjoyed going along on Arthur's journey as he learned more about his deceased wife's life before she married him.

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The Night Sister: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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#MayReads #MayWrapUp
I only read 14 books this month. I really have tried to stop pressuring myself to reach a certain number of books read, and to go back to enjoying books. Not rushing, rushing, rushing. I had some great reads in May!
Also, guilty pleasure alert: I have enjoyed some Netflix series. Currently watching the entirety of Games of Thrones..finished seasons 1-3 these past two weeks. Started on Season 4 yesterday.😥

Tamra I agree, reading should be fun! I am a free range reader. 😆 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Game of Thrones will definitely cut into reading time. But 14 is a great number! 💖📚💖 5mo
mandi1082 Congrats I read 14 books too! 5mo
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I loved this movie and read the book because it was a book club pick. I very much enjoyed it! Solid 4 stars.
I love the characters and the voices. I liked the crazy timeline and short chapters. Loved the little town news clips in between.
I hate that the ending in the movie made it seem like Ninny and Idgie were the same person. The book is clear that they were seperate people because Ninny married Idgy's brother. 🙄
Definitely a #recommendread

QueenJen Nah, just that Idgy was still alive. I believe at the beginning of the movie it states that she married Idgy's brother. This was one that I loved both the book and movie 5mo
MrBook Great review! Loved this book and movie! 5mo
JenFowler @QueenJen Oh boy, now I need to rewatch it! It has been many years since I have seen it. 5mo
QueenJen @JenFowler I get it. I remember being confused about that the first time I saw it too. 5mo
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Hidden Bodies | Caroline Kepnes
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It's hard to review this book without spoilers. The writing starts off excellent. You can hear Joe in Joe's voice (if you have watched the Netflix series 'You') being all psycho narcissistic and smooth. You marvel at his selfish crazy inner dialogue. It sucks you in.
The middle part starts getting tiresome and drags. Joe goes overboard. (Not literally, just so much...idk..I can't say what because #spoilers🙄)
The ending leaves you hanging.
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Tanisha_A I am watching this series right now, and oh my god, the characters are a horror! 5mo
CoverToCoverGirl Great review and I hope the author revisits Crazy Joe 5mo
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"There‘s a Korean word my grandma taught me. It‘s called jung. It‘s the connection between two people that can‘t be severed, even when love turns to hate. You still have those old feelings for them; you can‘t ever completely shake them loose of you; you will always have tenderness in your heart for them."

A pretty good book, 3 stars from me..although I love this quote!
These almost seem like middle school books and not YA.

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In an Absent Dream | Seanan McGuire
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Love this series! Probably could be read as a stand-alone but much better if you know the back story. Can't wait for #5 to come out!

rmaclean4 Love this series also!! 5mo
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Allegedly | Tiffany D Jackson
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Whoa. Excuse me as my mind is still blown..😲

Tamra I listened to the audio - I could do it a second time! 5mo
JenFowler @Tamra so good!! 5mo
bhmurray This has been my favorite book of the year so far! 3mo
JenFowler @bhmurray This was a great read! 3mo
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Beneath the Sugar Sky | Seanan McGuire
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"Sometimes that‘s all you can do. Just keep getting through until you don‘t have to do it anymore, however much time that takes, however difficult it is."

3rd book in the series. Definitely enjoyed it, although #2 is still my favorite. There are many fantastic reviews of these books. If you love a good fairy tale these would be right up your alley!

I'm waiting for book #4 on Overdrive and found out book #5 is set to release in 2020. ?

JSW I need to get on this series!! 6mo
JenFowler @JSW Yes! I read about it on Litsy and then investigated on Goodreads and was immediately intrigued myself. 6mo
mcipher I‘ve only read the first one but I need to get the others. I love Seanan McGuire!! 5mo
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An interestingly spooky series! I would say I liked this second book even more than the first. I wish both were a little longer! There seems to be so much left unsaid. This one dives into the story behind twin sisters Jack and Jill...what the world behind their door was like once they stepped through it at age 12.
I was close to giving this 5 stars just for the fact that I didn't want to stop being in this book...it kept drawing me back to it.

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