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RobinGustafson

RobinGustafson

Joined April 2016

Reading to learn. Librarian. Tell me what you‘re reading. And I'll take a quad shot iced americano.
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Devotion | Patti Smith
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The absolute joy when finding a book on your shelves you forgot you owned #bibliophile #nonfictionnovember

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Blood and Thunder | Hampton Sides
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First up for #nonfictionnovember #currentlyreading 📚📚📚

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I‘m ready for some quiet reading time. #currentlyreading

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Saturday reading

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The Dutch House | Ann Patchett
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Coming home to book mail is the best! So excited about reading The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

irre It‘s great!!! 2mo
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Haunting of Hill House | Shirley Jackson
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‪I‘m not a fan of pumpkin spice, but I love a spooky book! First up for #RIPXIV is The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson 🎃 🤓📚‬

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Kindred | Octavia E. Butler
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Started Kindred by @OctaviaEButler this morning for my September book group read #kindred #octaviabutler #bookgroup

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Holy Lands | Amanda Sthers
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I first heard about this novel on Bookworm with Michael Silverblatt back in February. Sthers translated the novel from French to English herself. She‘s also adapted and directed the film version! Really enjoyed this funny, yet at times heart-wrenching epistolary novel. #witmonth #saturdayreading

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The Nickel Boys: A Novel | Colson Whitehead
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Lunch with mom and came home with a few of my favorite things #bookhaul #summerveggies

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Travel Light, Move Fast | Alexandra Fuller
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I‘ve read two of Alexandra Fuller‘s other memoirs and love her writing. Really looking forward to this one about her father. #bookstagram #alexandrafuller #travellighttravelfast #memoir

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Beautiful and powerful graphic memoir! Just read it! #bookstagram #graphicmemoir

irre So good!! 3mo
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Current book group selection. Anyone read this yet? #bookclub #currentlyreading

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I picked this up today after hearing John Williams rave about on The New York Times Book Review podcast #memoirs

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Bunny: A Novel | Mona Awad
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My favorite gifts are...you guessed it...books! My husband surprised me with this one today. I enjoyed Mona Awad‘s 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, and am looking forward to read her new novel, Bunny. #booksarethebestgifts #monaawad #bunnyanovel

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Making Things Better | Anita Brookner
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‪Scored three more Anita Brookner novels at the Friends of the Sacramento Public Library Book Den #anitabrookner #bookhaul

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‪Weekend reading. I think it‘s safe to say I won‘t run out of material #thereadinglife #ilovereading #weekendreads#readingenvyreadalong #bookcougarsreadalong ##bookclubreads

BookishMarginalia 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 7mo
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My mom devoured this book in three days and is now recommending it to all of her friends! Adding to my TBR 📚📚📚📚 #womenshistory #wwiihistory #soniapurnell

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Late Sunday afternoon = reading time! #sundayreading #rulesofcivility #amortowles 📚🤓

BarbaraBB Great cover. Looking forward to your thoughts 7mo
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Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman
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Hail Frigg! #saturdayreading

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Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman
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Saturday reading! 🤓📚📚📚📚

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Ashland, Oregon | Barbara Tricarico
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Receiving bookmarks as gifts always makes me so happy #bookmarks #ilovereading

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Sunday‘s bibliotherapy. Am especially looking forward to reading about the literary secret sisterhood.

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The Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai
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‪Finished reading The Great Believers today. I‘m a speechless and grateful reader!! ❤️ ‬

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Melmoth | Sarah Perry
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I think I showed some restraint while on a work trip in Berkeley and a long weekend in Santa Cruz #bookhaul #booknerd 📚📚📚📚📚

RidgewayGirl That is a fantastic book haul! 9mo
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Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai
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Sunday morning reading. Page 26: “If you learn new details about someone who was gone, then he wasn‘t vanishing. He was getting bigger, realer.”

AmyG I loved this book. 9mo
BarbaraBB Beautiful quote ❤️ 9mo
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Librarians on the loose in Seattle #elliottbaybooks #bibliomania

BookishTrish I love Elliott Bay! And the Oddfellows Cafe next door is good too! Enjoy ALA! 10mo
RobinGustafson @BookishTrish Thank you! Yes, I noticed how popular the Oddfellows cafe was today. We opted for the Mecca Cafe which was fun 10mo
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Sula | Toni Morrison
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Currently reading

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American Pastoral | Philip Roth

‪Anyone recently read American Pastoral by Philip Roth? Can we compare notes? ‬

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Rainy Saturday reading #iloverain #ilovereading

Maria514626 My favorite book of 2018! ❤️❤️❤️ 10mo
RobinGustafson @Maria514626 I‘m really enjoying it! 10mo
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Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward
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Ramona: A Story | Helen Hunt Jackson
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As the keeper of the family archives, I felt compelled to frame Grandma Elsie‘s 1930s LAPL library card, along with her photograph, and an antique postcard from her collection. Ramona was one of her favorite novels. #familytreasues #librarycards #ilovelibraries

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The Library Book | Susan Orlean
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I came across Grandma Elsie‘s library card from the Los Angeles Public Library today while looking through my files. We will be framing this. What a gem! She was quite the reader. #librarycards #lapl #familyhistory #reading

BarbaraBB Fantastic! 😍 11mo
youneverarrived Fab! 😍 11mo
Tamra Awesome! 11mo
Chelleo Great find!!! 11mo
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The end papers alone make me want to read this book #iloveendpapers

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Spontaneous gifts from My husband, just because #readingaddiction #enabler #1000bookstoreadbeforeyoudie #jamesmustich

Nebklvr Bless him 11mo
Eyelit How sweet! 💙 11mo
RobinGustafson @Nebklvr yes, indeed! 11mo
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It | Stephen King
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It keeps following me wherever I am! #stephenking #filguadalajara2018 #fil2018

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The Spanish language edition of Hunger by Roxane Gay #FIL2018. #FILGuadalajara #FIL2018 #librariestransform #memoir #bestbooks

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The Library Book | Susan Orlean
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Megabooks This book is fantastic! 12mo
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Little Dorrit | Charles Dickens
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We hit the Friends of the Sacramento Public Library Book Den sale today. Found so many goodies #ilovebooks #charlesdickens

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It | Stephen King
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I‘m loving this

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My aunt collects the Penguin Lives Series. She‘s read all of the ones pictured here. Still looking for Austen, Chekhov, Darwin, Elvis, Parks, and Pope John XX11. I‘m always on the lookout for used copies for her. #penguinlives

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On Boxing | Joyce Carol Oates
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Has anyone read this? I‘ve been wanting to read it for a long time. I grew up with boxing. My dad and sister are huge fans. I love Joyce Carol Oates, but have only read her fiction #boxing #joycecaroloates

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My Struggle, Book Six | Karl Ove Knausgaard
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Final installment received today. Now let the real struggle begin. Book Six is a 1000-pager. #karloveknausgaard #thousandpager #ilovebigbooksandicannotlie

BookishTrish My husband is 600 pages in and hooked. 1y
RobinGustafson Oh wow, that has me excited to begin the odyssey. Just need to figure out my reading plan :-) 1y
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65 pages read, 6 mile walk, farmers market, Friends of the Library book sale, bookish mail...excellent start to the weekend

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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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Sunday reading

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Thankful for a three day weekend. Time to get some reading on! Next up: Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy : the Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters by Anne Boyd Rioux @bookcougars #fridayreads #littlewomen #louisamayalcott #bookcougarsreadalong

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Looking forward to reading this Cather novel. I‘ve been reading a lot of contemporary fiction lately. Time for a classic. #fridayreads #willacather #classicbooks #readingclassics

RebelReader I listened to this on audio earlier this summer and really enjoyed it. 😃 1y
RobinGustafson @RebelReader Oh good! I haven‘t read any Cather for a long time so I‘m really looking forward to reading it 📚📚📚 1y
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House of Broken Angels | Luis Alberto Urrea
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Not bad for a Saturday book haul from the Friends of the Library book sale at Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch, Yolo County Library 📚📚📚#bookhaul #ilovebooks

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The Mars Room: A Novel | Rachel Kushner
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‪First time reading Kushner. Here we go! #ManBooker2018#saturdayreading #themarsroom #rachelkushner

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