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Soscha

Soscha

Joined May 2016

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The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
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The Beauty Tp Vol 1 by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley
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Supernatural: Origins by Geoff Johns, Peter Johnson
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Shadowman Book 1 by Cullen Bunn
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Sirens of the Norse Seas by Franoise Ruscak, Gihef Gihef
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The Fortuna Island Lagoon by Christophe Bec, Eric Henninot, Milan Jovanovic
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Crowded Volume 1 by Christopher Sebela
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The Lost Kingdom by Judd Winick, Ben Oliver
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Iron Man Vol. 1 TPB by Christopher Cantwell
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Mister Miracle by Tom King
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The Beauty #1 by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley
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Super Powers by Jack Kirby by Jack Kirby, Paul Kupperberg, Joey Cavalieri
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Runt by Craig Silvey
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The Mutts Autumn Diaries by Patrick McDonnell
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Steeple by John Allison
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Sevastopol by Emilio Fraia
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Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
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Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
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Autopsy by Patricia Cornwell
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Don't Let in the Cold by Keely Parrack
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Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov, Kathleen Carroll
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Hidden Pictures: A Novel by Jason Rekulak
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Agatha by Anne Cathrine Bomann
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Night Realm by Annette Marie
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Ozma of Oz by Eric Shanower
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Hotel Dare by Terry Blas
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Ohio: The Ohio Guide by Best Books on
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Psychopath's Prey by V. Mason
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Twilight Guardians by Maggie Shayne
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Convict Me: A Dark Crime Romance by J. L. Beck, Cassandra Hallman
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The Warden by Anthony Trollope
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The Siege of Vicksburg by Captivating History
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Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Relentless in Texas by Kari Lynn Dell
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Caged by Ellison Cooper
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Tempest Rising by Tracy Deebs
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Home Before Dark by Riley Sager, Todd Ritter
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Chromosome 6 by Robin Cook
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Beloved by Toni Morrison
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The Vivisector by Patrick White
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No Exit: A Novel by Taylor Adams
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Somebody is killing Priests!

Oh noes! Who could it be? What might be the motive? 🕵️‍♂️

Nothing much new covered here but it‘s a decent listen on Hoopla Free Borrows.

Pic is Giovanni Bonsi, Saint Nicholas, ca. 1365-70. Tempera on panel.

You can listen to a quick talk about it from The San Diego Museum of Art‘s Masterpiece Minute Podcast, where you can also view this piece.

Wesleypaker Hello how are you doing today ? 1mo
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The Enigma Rising | Breakfield, Burkey
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It pains me to leave this review but there are serious issues.

Mexican bad guys do not say “gringo” and “federales”. If you‘re going to set a story with these characters, you need to get that right, do some general research before coming off as you‘ve done none.

For audio: Yes, your narrator can talk like they think Mexican people, Chinese people, East-Euro people sound. You do the entire book like that as it comes off as racist cosplay.

IamIamIam Oh no!!! "We don't need no stinking badges!" 2mo
SamAnne Oof. Sounds pretty bad. 2mo
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The Enigma Factor | Charles V. Breakfield, Roxanne E. Burkey
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I read, I learn!

This is the first ever billed “techno thriller” I‘ve read. This is a field so not my forte so a good bit of it surely lost me.

I picked it up particularly to get the first in the series to be able to follow “The Enigma Rising
(The Enigma #2)”.

Maybe I‘ll be able to pick up some knowledge along the way? 🧐

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#WonderousWednesday

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Did the author a month challenge, starts in Jan, I think? Winter Readathon, #bookbingo as well, I believe. I need to stop overcommitting though!

❄️☃️

I‘ve never associated much joy with Christmas. As ever being single & childless is a lonely life.

I do remember being an 👼🏻 several, several times in my *small* rural Iowa Lutheran church.

Trinity Lutheran? A miraculous memory accurate. The church in the mid-80s.

Soscha Left out…That church ceased to exist in the 80s. Very elderly membership list, no one pupping out kids for the Christmas pageant. 2mo
Eggs ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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The Plot | Jean Hanff Korelitz
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Still from “It‘s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”!!!

It‘s hard for me to accurately rate this as I absolutely hate books that end the way this one did.

The plot is indeed twisty/turny. Hence the still.

But is it worth reading? Yes.

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Untitled | Unknown
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#winterreadathon 🎄🎅🤶🌨⛷⛄️

 @Ann_Reads

I‘m not very good with upload editing. 🤷🏼‍♀️

Please tag yo selves!!

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I don‘t generally read Regencies but a Hoopla Free Borrow audio says I do.

I remember more early ‘70s romances, dating already dated Regency. This one is 2019, never heard of the author but it‘s a good book, usual Regency tropes, spies, smugglers, rich relations.

Pic is “Where there‘s a will…” by Edmund Blair Leighton, painted 1892.

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#bookspin

1. Revenge by Yöko Ogawa

2. The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two
Teenagers and the Crime…by Dashka Slater

3. The Centurion Immortal by C. Thomas Lafollette

4. Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak

5. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

6. Twilight Guardians (Wings in the
Night: Reborn, #1) by Maggie Shayne

7. Art World City: The Creative Economy of Artists and Urban…by Joanna Grabski

Soscha 8. The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup

9. The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan

10. Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman

11. Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee

12. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smollett

13. Solito by Javier Zamora

14. The Way We Never Were: American Families and…by Stephanie Coontz
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Soscha 15. A Time to Die: The Untold Story
of the Kursk Tragedy by Robert Moore

16. I Gotta Be The One You Love by Latoya Nicole

17. Novelty: A History of the New by Michael North

18. The Andromeda Strain (Andromeda, #1) by Michael Crichton

19. Dark Fae (Ruthless Boys of the Zodiac, #1) by Caroline Peckham

20. The Eyes of Darkness by Dean Koontz

20. Isle of Winds (The Changeling, #1) by James Fahy
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Soscha Hope I did this right! 2mo
Soscha Nope, didn‘t! #14 “The Way We Never Were” is now #14. Isle of Winds (The Changeling, #1) by James Fahy
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! I added you to the tag list, so you'll get tagged when I post the numbers on Friday!! 2mo
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Question: How does Book Spin work?

Do you choose titles yourself or are they chosen for you?

Is this a completion read you can win? #bookspin

RaeLovesToRead Hey! So every month you write down 20 titles on your TBR and tag @TheAromaofBooks in the post. Each month 2 x numbers are drawn (#bookspin & #doublespin) and then a Bingo board is made with all of the numbers! It's great fun even if (like me) you never get a bingo). 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Hey there!! I host the challenge - @RaeLovesToRead did a great job explaining!! If you'd like to play, you can join any time - I draw the numbers on the 2nd of every month. Just post a list and tag me!! I also have a post with more details (if you like things over-explained like me 😂) - https://thearomaofbooks.wordpress.com/bookspin-bookspinbingo-litsy-challenge Feel free to let me know if you have any questions!!! 2mo
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This one confused me. I‘m not sure why. It clearly has a following & the writer has worked on Lumberjanes so, Cool! Lumberjanes!

As you can see we have several mythical creatures working in a coffee stop. The centaur loses his centaur 🍑 to an evil ghost magician & can‘t stop crying over his great centaur 🍑.

Okay then. Just doesn‘t work for me but take your chance & try it.

It‘s currently a Hoopla Free Borrow.

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Artifacts was a Hoopla Free Borrow this month so I thought I‘d give it a try. It‘s a Top Cow title, which I don‘t know much about & for good reason.

No capes! Plenty of cyborgs, defrocked priests, big-titty pretty ladies, fantasy guns, violence…

Boring. It is the line that did Witchblade if you dig Witchblade. Top Cow had long runs with Rob Liefeld, which also makes sense & so not for me.

Anyway, enter at your own risk.

My verdict: Boring.

DaveGreen7777 I‘ve never heard of this series, but I see it‘s written by Ron Marz, so I‘m not surprised by anything you said. Ron Marz has never exactly been a top ten writer for me… or even a top ten-thousand for that matter! 🙄 2mo
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Batman: Noel | Lee Bermejo
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The art here is exquisite. Yes, it‘s an update on A Christmas Carol, y El Señor Murciélago no es el heroe. ?

Dark, but it‘s Batman ffs. ?

plemmdog Thanks for posting! I now know what to get my Batman aficionado work colleague for Christmas 2mo
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Very well done, with much to think about.

What you think you know may not be accurate…but…my trial verdict 👎🏻

Q84 I'll have to check it out. 2mo
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This was recommended to me, other wise I would have passed. Sacrilege, I know…but I‘m just not a superhero person, and who‘s the biggest superhero of them all?

Booorriing…🥱

Anyway, here‘s Clark & Lois‘s son, Jon. “…landmark moment in comic book history, Jonathan Kent “…the son of Clark Kent, aka Superman, and Lois Lane — is coming out as bisexual.”

So there‘s a continuity change.

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“It happened every spring in Fall River,
Massachusetts. Behind the curtained
windows of the stately house she shared
with her sister on French Street, Miss
Lizbeth Borden heard the children
skipping rope on the sidewalk, chanting
a rhyme to the once-popular tune of
"Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay":
Lizzie Borden took an axe,
Gave her mother forty whacks.
When she saw what she had
done,
She gave her father forty-one.”

#FirstLineFridays @ShyBookOwl

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Reckless | Ed Brubaker
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The hype is real.

I‘m playing catch-up here, which means of got more volumes to devour. 📒🤗

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Knight Templar | Leslie Charteris
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#1. Technically Twilight Children by Hernàndez/Cooke, which is boring. Knight Templar by Leslie Charteris was the oldest date added at Jan 5, 2015.

#2. I‘ve canceled more boxes than most have ever bought. BOTM, obvs. Fairy Loot, The Book Drop (greatly missed), Boxwalla Books (ditto), Alignist (ditto ♾)

3. Swedes watch “Ivanhoe” every New Years Eve. Maybe I do another re-read. It‘s a child‘s favorite. ??

#WONDEROUSWEDNESDAY @Eggs

Eggs Thank you for the box recommendations 🙏🏻📚👍🏼 2mo
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The Twilight Children | Gilbert Hernandez
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Mehso-so

Undeniably great artwork from Darwyn Cooke.

From there, ???

I‘ve not read much by Gilbert Hernàndez, sacrilege, I know. I have read that this work focuses on trash female characters that have a lot of sexual partners & hyper-macho male protagonists.

So, not really written for me. This entire storyline lacks sense & you will not find any character either relatable or likable.

My verdict: Meh. ??‍♂️??

Yuki_Onna Hmmm, having many different sexual partners and enjoying sex doesn't make you a trash female, does it? 🤔 I strongly disagree. 😎 2mo
Soscha Touché! I meant more the women are greedy, grasp-y bullies. No one‘s especially likable in this tale. Whether that follows through in Hernández‘s other graphics but have heard so. 2mo
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Ozy and Millie | Dana Simpson
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This was just too sophomoric for me. Not bad, but much more suited from younger readers.

It‘s also a bit dated, by author‘s own admission. Ozy & Millie is her juvenilia and dating from the early & mid-90s.

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1. Avoid Thanksgiving events as not even Prof‘s mother can figure out that no, vegans don‘t eat tiny pig flesh sausage chunks in stuffing.

2. Stuffing, but just stuffing stuffing, no added sausage chucks & lawd forgive, raisins. What planet are you from, lady? 😒

Hope you all can tolerate my wry & dry sense of humor. 😉

#two4tuesday

@TheSpineView and
@JenReadsAlot

All everyone else: Consider yourself tagged!

TheSpineView Thanks for playing 2mo
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I need to buy this book! But mostly I just have a romance readers‘ gripe:

Fated mates. HATE IT, yet this is what most of the authors I follow write.

And Bratva ish. Now you can find Polish, Irish & Spanish Bratva. NO that‘s Russian gangsters & probably not good husbands. And no, not everyone does arranged marriages in contemporary society.

Also “secret babies”. There are infertile women. Please allow us to be seen in the romance universe. 😒

Soscha Hey? If you all got your gripes BRING IT ON! 🏁 🐎 2mo
LitStephanie I hate fated mates too, and the whole idea of "mates" in general! There are 8 billion people on this planet, and a relationship is not any less special just because there is no "one true love" person for everyone. Choosing and committing to someone is just as noble. Good rant, LOL. 2mo
Christy2318 I will read mpreg occasionally, but I almost never read pregnancy/secret baby/kid in MF. They almost never come up with a good explanation for why the kid was secret and I just generally don‘t wanna read about pregnancy. I‘m also not crazy about 2nd chance romance. It can be done well but a lot of the time it‘s like WHY? 2mo
Soscha I‘m not a fan of the “second chance” trope as well. “Reverse harem” doesn‘t work for me either. I‘ve read a few; okay, just not my thing. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 2mo
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Some Creatures Have All the Luck!: Antonio Vivaldi | Ana Gerhard, I Musici de Montral, Colm Feore
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This is hard to rate. It‘s an audio, the conceit is a mouse wanders around a fancy estate in Venice.

He watches some female students practicing violin, which he finds enchanting. Then he sees a cat. The cat is scary so the mouse runs away.

THEN at the end cat & mouse are curled up on different sides of the room listening to Vivaldi play “The Four Seasons”.

That‘s the end, listening to “The Four Seasons”

This might be good for kids. 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Not “Alien Conqueror” but “Mine to Keep” by the same author, not yet in Litsy system.

Easy part?—Good-looking cover dude, que no?

I requested the ARC & I normally enjoy Sara Fields & am a major grader on the curve.

But if I‘m honest, I checked out early. Just wasn‘t working for me & mostly depressed me.

It‘s DD/lg, if you know, you know. This a good, well-written example.

BUT…I don‘t read these to cry, ya know? 🤷🏼‍♀️ (See follow up…)

Soscha I‘m giving it a “Pick” as my discomfort is more a “me” thing. “Mine to Keep” is a contemporary, r/l thing. It‘s hard for me to disassociate from the level of humiliation here. 2mo
Soscha It‘s *not* excessive in any way. Jusss…my current mindset just couldn‘t handle. Don‘t let that keep YOU aware from the story if that‘s what you‘re looking for. Maybe I should just stick to gargoyles & cyborgs & mothman paranormals for now. 🦟 ( 2mo
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Girl Gone Missing | Marcie Rendon
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This was a tougher, but better read than the first in the series. Note CW for attempted r*pe.

The artwork above is from the Grand Valley State University Contemporary Anishinaabe Artists
exhibit at the Performing Arts Center Gallery, Allendale Campus.

Marcie Rendon is an enrolled member of the White Earth Anishinabe Nation, hence pic. Glorious, isn‘t it?

IuliaC Great artwork! 2mo
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This is the 2nd Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew Noir volume.

I didn‘t like it as much as the first, a little too muddled.

Something that‘s better in concept than completion, as it goes.

I enjoyed it though & would continue the series if it goes forward.

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I like the Bad Boy. A bad boy for real, with no excuses or explanations. (In fiction, obvs!)

That‘s Alessandro.

I‘m a Piper Stone fan so we‘re usually on the same wavelength. I would have welcomed more background character building for Sierra & Alessandro, maybe some side details, side story—but it‘s all good. I‘m always here for the kink.

I started to invest more in the romance about 50% in, so stick with it.

It‘s a good read.

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I‘m reading this Piper Stone title, not yet in the Litsy system.

I got the ARC which is due on the 19th, gotta get it going, only 25% done. 😮‍💨

As an author she has writing quirks that grate after awhile, but who cares?

I‘m here for the kink. 😈

LitStephanie 🤣🤣 2mo
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Five Total Strangers | Natalie D. Richards
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Yeah. You read a book & want to give a character advice? Like sometimes *unkind* advice?

Pic above?? Yeah. 🫠

Soscha The book is an entire car wreck. Get it? Get it? 🤷🏼‍♀️ 😝 2mo
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Girl Gone Missing | Marcie Rendon
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1. Robert Burns: “The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft a-gley.”

I trim it down to “gang aft a-gley”, like a true Scot, but probably not. 🤨

2. “Yayo, yayo, Mula-la, Yayo…Bitch better have my money…”

Only put in “kibble” for money. 🤨

@TheSpineView

TheSpineView Thanks for playing 2mo
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Oaxaca Stories in Cloth | Eric Mindling
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📒 Oaxaca Stories in Cloth / E. Sebastian Mindling
✍️ Chigozie Obioma
🎬 One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk, 2019
📺 Orphan Black
🎺 Olu Dara
🎶 Ode To Billie Joe / Bobbie Gentry

#manicmonday #LetterO @CBee

CBee Orphan Black! I need to watch that again 👏🏻 2mo
persephone1408 💜Tatiana 2mo
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Sleeping Beauties, Vol. 1 | Stephen King, Rio Youers, Owen King
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I found this intriguing but I‘m probably still read the book instead of continuing on with the graphic adaptation.

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Juliana, moeder, majesteit | Evert Santegoeds
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The most unique title from yesterday‘s haul. It‘s a biography of Juliana of the Netherlands, Queen of the Netherlands until her abdication in 1980.

I didn‘t realize the Netherlands had a monarch, nor if that‘s even still the case.

It‘s written in Dutch however. I don‘t speak Dutch although I‘ve found it interesting, very close to German & Frisian, Frisian being the language closest to English.

Maybe I learn? I‘m a wannabe polyglot. 🤷🏼‍♀️

TheBookHippie This looks amazing!!! My great grandma spoke Fries, French and Yiddish. 2mo
TheBookHippie And yes still a monarch there. 2mo
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Rambling & not very helpful.

The skinny: Don‘t be a butt to yourself. Exercise, meditate, do yoga.

Don‘t be morbid. Stop getting down on yourself.

Treat your depression.

Ta-da!!

You won‘t shrivel away like a 46 yr old prune bag in your neglected bottom refrigerator drawer.

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Need more pandemic?

We got it!

Bit of a spy vs spy with some mystery & political intrigue. 👀💉🩸

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Mehso-so

Weird & not vegan-friendly 🙍🏼‍♀️

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Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia | Evgenii V. Anisimov, Kathleen Carroll
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FIVE EMPRESSES: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia (What could possibly go wrong?? 🧐)

Author: Evgenii V. Anisimov (Say that five times while sucking on a Jolly Rancher! 🍬)

First Line: The Cinderella from Livland (Catherine I)

“Emperor Peter the Great died in the early morning of January 28, 1725 in his small bedroom study on the second floor of the Winter Palace.”

#FirstLineFridays @ShyBookOwl

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Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia | Evgenii V. Anisimov, Kathleen Carroll
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This came from yesterday‘s book haul, “Stack of nice history books, $10”

Very interesting titles, all of them new to my extensive home library.

I asked partner to pick one out for me for a First Line Fridays so here we be!

I certainly don‘t need to add another “now reading” to the list but 🤷🏼‍♀️

I think it does need to show the cover. It‘s a nice cover, Copyright 2004.

Vansa This looks fascinating 3mo
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How much would you spend for this Pay-Per-View??? 🐻🥊🧸

I did this on audio which probably isn‘t what it‘s best suited for—no pics, top flights actors (Judi Dench, Stephen Fry) but just…not as cute as it should be? Needs animation?

I feel too guilty to down-vote it. It‘s just not my youth, ya know? My youth was Snoopy & Scooby Doo. 🤷🏼‍♀️

Oh, and Paddington wins. He eats Pooh‘s honey—He eats it right up! (‘There Will Be Blood‘ reference)

ImperfectCJ The audio with Peter Dennis is my family's favorite. My kids are teens now, and we still sometimes break it out as a comfort listen. 3mo
Soscha I‘ll give that version a try if I can find it. Maybe knowing the narrator‘s voices so we‘ll just took me out of verisimilitude range? 3mo
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Borders Graphic Novel | Thomas King
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Again, beautiful work, much recommended.

I‘m not sure why no one has checked it out yet.

Do so! It will make you think! 🍁🇨🇦🦅🇺🇸🪶🪶

Reading_Beyond_The_Book_Cover Yes!! This graphic novel is one of my favorites. 3mo
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Borders Graphic Novel | Thomas King
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The art is just exquisite.

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I‘m back on the ARC crayzee train again! 🫤

It‘s not yet in the system yet but it looks cute: “Schrodinger's Gold” by Emory Moon.

Wish me happy reading! 🐈‍⬛🙀

rubyslippersreads I hope the cats are alive. 😹 3mo
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City of Night | John Rechy
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I haven‘t done one of these in a long time! (And yes, I cheated using “City of NIGHT” for the letter N 🤷🏼‍♀️)

📔 The Bloody Chamber/Angela Carter
✍️ Virginia Woolf
🎞 Diva/Jean-Jacques Beineix, 1981
📺 Veronica Mars, 2009, 4 seasons
🎤 Chaka Khan
🎸 The Rolling Stones
🎶 Mama Roux/Dr. John

#manicmonday #LetterN @CBee

Soscha And I *still* did it wrong! 🤭 3mo
Soscha I just put in my personal faves in the categories. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 3mo
Reggie Lolol 3mo
Leniverse It's impressive really, not a single N in there. 🤣 3mo
CBee I love this 😂😂😂 Thanks for playing! Btw the rules are that there are no rules, so you‘re good 😊 3mo
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Cardboard Kingdom | Chad Sell
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I wish I‘d had friends like this as a child.

Everyone should have friends like this as a child.

Creativity. Camaraderie. 💕

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Untitled | Anonymous
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Book isn‘t listed in the system yet. That‘s sad. It does have a cool cover though.

Dreadnought: Fear The Deep by Michael Cole

Underwater creature feature. I was sad & lonely today so had Alexa read me the Kindle.

Decent, nothing especially new to the plot—toxic waste leads to evil squid monster that eats orcas & eventually people.

Gory in places. Mind candy if you‘re ever in that mood. 🍬🤷🏼‍♀️

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Righteous Prey | John Sandford
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How am I the first poster on the new John Sandford?

It‘s John Sandford, what else is there to know?

Virgil & Lucas—-They never let me down.

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The Other People | C. J. Tudor
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A scary-scary, have mercy!

The pic above is from the extra short tale after the end of the novel proper.

No spoilers, but it will mess you up!! 🐍

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This was pretty good, informative.

I do have caveats. Hoodoo is not the same thing as Voodoo/Vodun. That former is a religion; Hoodoo is more conjure, rootwork, magic.

Like magic it can be either for protection or hexing, what have you. You can still be a Catholic/Christian/whatever and do that hoodoo that you do…🎶🎶🎶

Sorry, reminded me of the song! Anyway, it‘s folk beliefs.

It is, however, not vegan-friendly. But an interesting read.

Bklover Fascinating!! 3mo
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Lost in Lost in Space | Mark Cotta Vaz
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I‘ve been MIA for a long while, my apologies! 🫤❤️‍🩹

The pic is Chuck Norris, obvs.

Anybody watch that series? Think the only Norris flick I‘ve ever seen is “The Octagon”.

Remember liking it, I think? But again, I was 9 years old. Dum Dums & Bazooka Joe comics were my jam back then.

Bookwomble A slightly belated Welcome Back 😊 3mo
Bigwig Try “Lone Wolf McQuade.” 3mo
Soscha Done! 🙌 3mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Escape For 24 Hours Readathon starting tomorrow, on Discord—

All‘s Well (Awad) (Prompt: Already Owned)
Love Me, Love Me Not 3 (Io Sakisaka)
Something‘s Wrong With Us 3 (Natsumi Ando) (Prompt: Red-Green Cover)
The Water Dragon‘s Bride 4 (Rei Toma)
A Tropical Wish Yearns for Snow 4 (Makoto Hagino)
Squad (Maggie Tokuda-Hall)
Goblin Girl (Moa Romova)
One By One (Ware) (Prompt: Cold Setting)
All of Us Villains (Foody) (Prompt: Poll Pick)

Join in?

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Soscha
Punk Mambo | Cullen Bunn
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Mehso-so

This was such a disappointment. It was a Hoopla Free Borrow, and Cullen Bunn? Punk? Afro-Caribbean bend? 😲

And yet…it‘s painfully derivative, lower rent Constantine, and not very respectful to Vodou, which is a real religion.

Truth be told, I‘m just not fond of Valiant. I won‘t pan it but I‘ve not desire to read any further.

TieDyeDude I like Shadowman, and from him have been pulled into a couple random crossover events, but otherwise I haven't really gotten into Valiant. 2mo
Soscha I just checked out a volume of Shadowman from the Hoopla Free Borrows. Have to see what I think. For me, I‘m overwhelmingly an Image, IDW & Dark Horse person. 2mo
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