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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▪
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Dove Arising by Karen Bao
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Own the Wind: A Chaos Novel by Kristen Ashley
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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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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.😕 1d
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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.

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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!!! 😳😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1w
wanderinglynn w00t! You‘re crushing it! 🙌🏻 1w
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! 1w
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Reggie Wow good job!!! 1w
ephemeralwaltz Crazy!! Good job! 1w
scowler1 I don't think I'll catch up with you! 1w
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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! 4d
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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 🤣 2w
JenFowler @LibrarianJen I feel like the pregnant lady wins! 😅 2w
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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. 😆 4w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Game of Thrones will definitely cut into reading time. But 14 is a great number! 💖📚💖 4w
mandi1082 Congrats I read 14 books too! 4w
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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 1mo
MrBook Great review! Loved this book and movie! 1mo
JenFowler @QueenJen Oh boy, now I need to rewatch it! It has been many years since I have seen it. 1mo
QueenJen @JenFowler I get it. I remember being confused about that the first time I saw it too. 1mo
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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.
⭐⭐⭐⭐

Tanisha_A I am watching this series right now, and oh my god, the characters are a horror! 1mo
CoverToCoverGirl Great review and I hope the author revisits Crazy Joe 1mo
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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!! 4w
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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! 1mo
JenFowler @Tamra so good!! 1mo
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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!! 2mo
JenFowler @JSW Yes! I read about it on Litsy and then investigated on Goodreads and was immediately intrigued myself. 2mo
mcipher I‘ve only read the first one but I need to get the others. I love Seanan McGuire!! 2mo
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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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Little Women | Louisa May Alcott
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Such a good classic! One of those books I thought I read and realized I didn't. A lot of good advice throughout this book that still applies to today.

Mcoun One of my favorite classics! 2mo
Naj I surprisingly loved it as well. It's very cozy and quaint. Wasn't a huge fan of the sequel though. 2mo
LibrarianJen I read this with my Grandma multiple times and I have so many fond memories of my Grandma and all of Alcotts books. 2mo
MiqueMarie One of my favorites! 1mo
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Well this was a surprising pick for me! I liked it. It had a slow upturn but ended with a bang. The ending was too good not to give it 4 stars. I loved how everything came together at the end.

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I wish there were more people on Litsy that have read this. The ratings on Goodreads are high. So many 4 and 5 star reviews. I gave it a shot. The story sounded like it could be interesting.
It just didn't capture me. I kept losing interest. The characters bothered me. Mercy (the main female character) bothered me. I wanted her to be stronger and not so overly dependent. I wanted the male characters not to be such idiots.. 🤷‍♀️

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#impatientlywaiting 😣😥
#holdsforweeksandweeksandweeks

Anyone else with holds that they are reeeeeeally wanting?

vumblereads Sometimes the audiobook versions are available 2mo
JamieArc I‘ve got 13 weeks on Daisy Jones! 2mo
Clwojick 80 weeks at my library 😨 I‘ll just keep scoping out the thrift stores and hope I find a copy for less than $5 🤣 2mo
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CoverToCoverGirl The pain of waiting is real! 2mo
JenFowler @Clwojick whoa!! 80 WEEKS?? @CoverToCoverGirl Truth. It really is. 2mo
diananissan3 Omg 2mo
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Praying for Rain | B. B. Easton
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An April snow day means a days off from work and more time to read!

Loving this new one from B. B. Easton! Such a fun read. Romance mixed in with an apocalypse...two people try to survive a world turned upside down.

Looks like it is the first in a series, there will be two more books to follow.

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Tentacle and Wing | Sarah Porter
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I love the cover of this book! It is what drew me to it, and the first part of the book had a lot of promise. Then it went all haywire. It didn't really read like a middle grade book, more like a YA. There is a lot of confusing stuff that happens that was disappointing. I wish the author took the time to develop the characters more. It could of been a fantastic series. Instead it was a muddled pile of weird nonsense.

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Milkman | Anna Burns
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To me this is just an 'okay' read.
It's sad. Rumors and dumb society rules and secrets and dreariness and only being surrounded by gray muted colors.
Some of the writing was great..

"So shiny was bad and 'too sad' was bad, and 'too joyous' was bad, which meant you had to go around not being anything; also not thinking, least not at the top level, which was why everybody kept their private thoughts safe and sound in those recesses underneath."

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Every Note Played | Lisa Genova
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Heartbreakingly real. Eye opening. Fiction but yet could be non-fiction... helps you realize the helpless terror of losing your life to a disease that comes out of nowhere. Like walking into a glass door when you fully expected to continue taking a step into the sunshine lit outdoors.

"Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually."

Cathythoughts Lovely review.. I have this one & must get to it 👍🏻♥️ (edited) 3mo
LeeRHarry 😭 3mo
JennyM @LeeRHarry that was me, too 😭 3mo
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Restore Me | Tahereh Mafi
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#MarchWrapUp
23 books this month! The last one I read was the tagged book 'Restore Me' - another excellent quick YA read and #4 in the Shatter Me series.

annahenke Wow. Impressive. 3mo
Reviewsbylola Amazing! 3mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Nicely done! 📖💖 3mo
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The Almost Moon | Alice Sebold
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Yes, you get that Sebold is good at writing from reading this. However, it was a very difficult book to get through. The first 50 pages were brutal. I did not like the main character. I cannot emphasize with her. I understand that mental illness can have unfathomable affects on people...and that is obviously the cause of how Helen became Helen. But this sucked to read and I am glad to put it behind me and dive into something better.

EmilyM After reading The Lovely Bones and enjoying it so much, this one really disappointed me. I would say it is probably one book that I hated (I know....strong words). 3mo
Cedricsmom Lovely Bones pissed me off. I was incredulous over the ending. 3mo
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The Almost Moon | Alice Sebold
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Oh boy. I don't know if I can get through this one. It's so disturbing. ?????
I'm trying because it is a book club book. The author wrote "The Lovely Bones" so you would think it'd be a great read..

BookDragonNotWorm I read that one because of "The Lovely Bones", too. I'm sad to say I wish I hadn't wasted my time - hard to believe they were written by the same author. 3mo
JenFowler @BookDragonNotWorm It keeps getting more awful. I'm only on page 75. I don't understand how she (the main character) can do any of this stuff. 3mo
C.Perone I read this -- very unmemorable 😶 3mo
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Literary_Siren I‘ve read all 3 of Alice‘s books. They‘re all hard to get through because of the subject matter. But I enjoyed all 3 books. 3mo
JenFowler @Literary_Siren I haven't read "Looking Glass' yet. Good to know you liked it. Have you read her memoir 'Lucky'? It sounds extremely interesting! 3mo
Literary_Siren Yes I have. It‘s absolutely heartbreaking in the beginning. 3mo
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The Search for WondLa | Tony DiTerlizzi
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Great book! I can't wait to continue this series. Full of adventure and great characters. I wonder why they haven't yet made a movie from this book? I bet it would be fantastic.

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Red Sister | Mark Lawrence
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Not a perfect 5 star read, but close to it! Some spots drag because of all the explanations and history of this world, but that is pretty normal in the first book of a series. It's 5 stars because I didn't want to put it down.
I seriously have not let a book disrupt my life this much in a long time.
What intrigues me is that I see the similarities in why I loved Harry Potter to why I love this. I'm curious if anyone else made that connection.

Laughterhp Great review! This book is high on my TBR! 3mo
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Our Chemical Hearts | Krystal Sutherland
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Still reading this, just had a thought.
I love how in 'Our Chemical Hearts' Henry recognizes there are different versions of Grace. He not only recognizes this, but he accepts each version. He wants to spend time and get to know whichever Grace shows up. He's grateful for all of her...
I think we all have that. Different sides to us. Different versions for different days, different situations. How lovely is it to have a person accept each side?

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The Belles | Dhonielle Clayton
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🍀It's my birthday that day!! Hopefully my husband and I will be going out and spending time together. He has been busy calving 800 head of cows the last 3 months and has not left the farm since he started. He needs a break (and I need some time w/him!💓)
🍀Finding someone that puts up with me every day and still likes me after all this time.
🍀Done!
🍀Maya Angelou
🍀 @TheReadingMermaid @RvnclawWhovian

🍀🌈☘🍀🌈☘

#friyayintro
@howjessreads

Mollyanna Happy Birthday! 🎁🎈🎁 3mo
TheReadingMermaid Happy early birthday sweetie 🎈🎂🎉 and thank you for the tag ❤️🤗❤️ 3mo
RvnclawWhovian Hope you have an awesome birthday!! And thanks for the tag 😊💙 3mo
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TheLibrarian Happy Birthday!! 3mo
Sarah83 Happy birthday 🎂 3mo
Cathythoughts Happy Birthday 💚💚💚 3mo
Erofan Happy birthday!!! 🎁🎈🎂🎉 3mo
tournevis Happy birthday! 🎂🎈🎁🎉 3mo
youneverarrived Happy Birthday 🍷🎂🥳 3mo
JessClark78 Happy Birthday! 🎊🎂🎉 3mo
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I really enjoyed this story! I can imagine both boys and girls would love this one. It's a great #middleschoolbookpick #goldensowernominee
It has the same flavor as a Lemony Snicket book.

AlaMich I would absolutely buy this for the cover alone! 3mo
JenFowler @AlaMich You would enjoy the illustrations inside too!! 3mo
AlaMich @JenFowler if only I knew someone to buy it for...😊 3mo
madamereadsalot1 Gris Grimly is one of my favorite artists! 3mo
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The Wife: A Novel | Meg Wolitzer
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Oh my gosh, whyyyyyyy am I choosing super depressing books about marriage this month? I love this author. That is why I had it on my to-read list. It just happened to become available on Overdrive, so I snatched it quick.
I cannot STAND how the women in this book put up with such ***holes for YEARS. To be married in that day and age was like being trapped. Once again this is a book in which every male sleeps around. Ugh. 😩 I need a new genre.

Tamra I wonder how the movie is? I love Glen Close. 4mo
JenFowler @Tamra I love her too! Since this is the cover I first saw for the book, I imagined her as the character throughout. 4mo
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A Spark of Light | Jodi Picoult
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Wow. How does Jodi Picoult do it? She takes a sensitive, highly controversial topic and allows you to empathize and see both sides of the issue. Of course, you have to go into this pretty open-minded. Pro-choice, pro-life..abortion is a tough subject matter. Picoult tackles it with grace and earned my admiration for her writing once again.
⭐⭐⭐⭐

JenniferEgnor I‘m always looking for books on this subject that no one is comfortable talking about. Thanks! 3mo
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Heartburn | Nora Ephron
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Don't read this when the weather has been cold for a thousand days, and spring feels like it will never come. It seems so depressing. Everyone in a relationship is cheating on their partner. Everyone has been married before and has been cheated on. Then they marry again and cheat. Occasionally someone cooks something tasty (there are recipes included) which seems rather random.

Meryl Streep narrates the audio version, which is one nice thing!

Suet624 Hahaha. Love this post. 4mo
Cathythoughts Oh my goodness! Such a young Meryl .... where does the time go ♥️ 4mo
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And Then There Were None | Agatha Christie
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This is my first Agatha Christie book, and I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it! Quick read. Keeps you guessing. Very entertaining.
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I'm so thankful to The Great American Read book list! I have read books that I wouldn't of thought to pick up because of it.
#TheGreatAmericanRead #GreatReadPBS #Readthe100

SW-T Agatha Christie is a wonderful crime writer. Witty and sharp. 4mo
BibliOphelia I loved this book from my teen years on. And I still do, as a classic mystery, but in honor of Black History Month, did you know this book was originally titled Ten Little N*ggers, based on the children's rhyme of the same name? It was then polished into Ten Little Indians before reaching the title most people know it by. I mention it as I believe it's always important to realize how pervasive and toxic racism can be. (edited) 4mo
Chelsea.Poole I just read this last summer and also loved it! My first Christie as well 😊 I watched the mini series after reading it and it's quite good! (edited) 4mo
JenFowler @BibliOphelia No, I did not know that! Very interesting. Thank you for sharing. 4mo
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Blended | Sharon M. Draper
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I really liked this book!
It's about an 11 yr. old girl dealing with the struggles of living one week with her mom and one week with her dad. She's also half white, half black. She loves playing piano, discovers the beauty in poetry, and is just basically trying to figure out just who she is. I loved this girl...I loved Isabella/Izzy. This is a great #middleschoolbookpick #goldensowernominee
Great conversation starters about race and divorce.

Chrissyreadit Why did you bail? 4mo
Zelma Yes, I am really curious too. 4mo
C.Perone You seemed to have hit bailed by mistake...? 4mo
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JenFowler Ugh, I know..that was an accident @C.Perone @Zelma @Chrissyreadit I keep trying to fix it, and it won't stay fixed 4mo
JenFowler I think it is fixed now. Maybe. 4mo
Chrissyreadit Now it makes sense! 4mo
Zelma Fixed! 😆 that makes much more sense. 👍 4mo
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C.Perone Much better!😄👏👏 😂 4mo
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I loved this book!!
#middleschoolbookpick This is about a 12 yr old girl named June who has very strict parents. They not only want to control what books she reads..but what books the school allows in their library, in their school, in the hands of any middle school child. It's crazy. It's a little Fahrenheit 451-ish. June rebels, she tries to find a way to keep reading. She becomes the Rebel Librarian.
(Side note: I LOVE the school's librarian)

Zelma Sounds like a lot of fun! 5mo
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The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo
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Excellent book! This is written in verse format, a YA story told through poem after poem. It reads like any other story, although the style delivers the words with a power that is somewhat unexpected. Addictive and fast-paced. A quick read that I would recommend you try (even if you aren't a fan of slam poetry).
5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

HeatherBookNerd One of my top picks last year. The audiobook is fantastic. 5mo
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Good Dog | Dan Gemeinhart
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I looove dogs so very much, and maybe that is why I had this reaction...but did anyone find this book to be too dark and scary? I didn't really enjoy it as much as I thought I would because it seemed full of menacing unknown dangers. I prefer a little more of an upbeat vibe in my middle school book picks!

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I added this as a 'to-read' long ago when I saw it was on the list as a Great American Read. I went into it blind and thoroughly enjoyed it! What a different world you are taken into! 5 yr old Ayla is seperated from her family when an earthquake hits, killing them and leaving her alone to survive in the wilderness.
She is saved from near death by a new clan of humans unlike her own. Is she too different from them for her to be accepted?

Ruthiella I loved this book when I first read it!😍 5mo
justanothermusing Oh my I forgot about these books. 5mo
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A Separate Peace | John Knowles
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Pretty good classic! I'm always attempting to add in a recommended classic novel once in a while and this one was a good read. I was surprised to find out that there were 2 movies based on it. I think it will be be fun to watch both versions!

BookwormAHN I really enjoyed this book, but I didn't know about the movies. I'll have to look for them. 5mo
IamIamIam This is an absolute favorite of mine! I didn't know there was a film version with Michael Cera!!! 5mo
Kimberlone Wow there‘s a version with Michael Cera & Anton Yelchin 🤯 5mo
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This is based on the true history of Quebec orphanages in the 1950s. Orphanages were changed into mental institutions because they received more money for mental patients than for orphans. 😥 Very sad situation for so many young children.

Very riveting book! Kept you wanting to know how it would all turn out.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I couldn't put it down! Very good. 5mo
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Good Reads: The Bath Short Story Award 2013 | Debz Hobbs-Wyatt, Andrew Blackman
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2018 was another great year of great reads! Here's to 2019 and all the books I will get to discover in the new year! 📚❤
#goodreadschallenge #myyearinbooks

Crazeedi Great job! 5mo
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Well, that was weird. 😧

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"Love was just a word until someone gave it a definition."

I need to get off the cycle of Tarryn Fisher books. I blame 'Verity' for this.

I'm picking up a safe book from my mom about a country Christmas. It'll be my glass of water after all this whiskey.

I've read 26 books in December..I need more hobbies..??

vicgreentoriafield I loved this book 6mo
kate_reads One of my favorite titles and covers EVER 6mo
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Marrow | Tarryn Fisher
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I'm going down a Tarryn Fisher path. One book leads to another..

"Nothing is better than the discovery of another living, breathing human, who fights the same as you do, loves the same as you do, and understands you with such clarity that it feels erotic."

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Mud Vein | Tarryn Fisher
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People in the facebook support group who finished Colleen Hoover's 'Verity' suggested reading Mud Vein to get over the book hangover some of us feel after finishing it.
FYI- it has a playlist on Spotify!! I kept looking up the songs mentioned in the book as soon as they would come up. After the 3rd song I wondered if someone made a playlist, did a search, and found it!

eta-- I both love AND hate this book. So confused. I need a discussion group

elyseh It was so freaking crazy!!! Did you suspect who it was? I was wo during thought the entire book I had no idea!! 5mo
JenFowler @elyseh no I had NO idea! There was some odd things around that character that I wondered about, but never suspected that was who it was. 5mo
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What are you reading or listening to that is helping you get into the Christmas spirit?
Is there a podcast or audiobook that is helping you? I need a little inspiration.

8little_paws I'm not a big christmas person, I don't even decorate for it any more. So rather than try to get into the spirit I just do my own thing--aka sit around and read 😁 though I have to go to my bf's parents house christmas day and i'm absolutely dreading it 6mo
Tove_Reads @8little_paws Yes, totally agree! 6mo
JenFowler @8little_paws @Tove_Reads I'm not a huge Christmas fan, but I have a duty to make it special for my family. I just need to get in the right frame of mind! Bake a little, cook a lot...actually I think most of my holiday duties are in the kitchen from here on out. I need someone else's energy. 🤷‍♀️🤔 6mo
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Tove_Reads Try my method. Plan something amazing for yourself afterwards and keep on remembering what you‘ll get once you‘re there! I have a fantastic spa day coming up! 6mo
Birdsong28 The Muppets Christmas Carol always gets me in the Christmas mood. 🎄🎅📚📖 6mo
JenFowler @Tove_Reads great idea!! 6mo
JenFowler @Birdsong28 I'm not sure I'm up for the muppets! 😂 But I do appreciate your help! 💓🎄 6mo
JenFowler Christmas music + caffeine = got it done! Merry Christmas to everyone on Litsy!! 6mo
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OMG THIS BOOK! #cantstopwontstop
5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
What a ride.. great read! #highlyrecommend

Joyfulmimi Wow! Indeed! That would be great! 6mo
Samplergal It‘s called retirement. It‘s great. 6mo
kspenmoll Yes! 6mo
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