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Sresendez12

Sresendez12

Joined December 2017

Mother. Wife. Daughter. Specialty Infusion Pharmacist. Book lover. And many other things in between.
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I really wanted to love this one. I had never heard of Elizabeth Blackwell (the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States), so I thought I would be so interested in this book. I just found it hard to keep picking it up. The Information was good, but something was missing #aboutsisters #booked2022

Cinfhen Cool choice! I wanted to read this one too, but I saw other reviews who felt the same way as you. 2mo
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Anyone else in DAR or love looking into their family history? I gave my patriot story this year and he fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain. I‘ve never read a book that mentioned a battle that I know my ancestor fought in. I love this series and am so excited to continue reading this book to see how the battle fits in to Jaime and Claire‘s story

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3 a.m. | Nick Pirog
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Need a fast, hilarious, mystery series to read? This one is fantastic and all 5 books are included in your audible membership. Henry Bins is only awake an hour a day and in the first book, he witnesses a murder that he must solve. He develops a laugh out loud relationship with a cat and works to solve a mystery with only an hour a day. Can‘t wait for the next book this summer! #19822022 #2013 #2014 #2015 #2016 #doublespin #february

Librarybelle This sounds very interesting! 3mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 3mo
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"A" is for Alibi | Sue Grafton
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So for the #19822022 challenge I decided to finally read the A is for Alibi series! I am absolutely loving them! I love Kinsey‘s attitude and the cases she solves. It‘s a great series so far and I‘m so glad I‘ve started finally. My library does a tailored titles every weekand when I put this series on there, they suggested One for the Money, which I‘ve loved for years, so this series is a perfect fit! #1982 #1985 #1986 #1987

Librarybelle Hooray! I enjoyed A is for Alibi and need to get back to the series! 3mo
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I‘ve been a little absent from Litsy lately but I promise I‘m still reading and working though some of my reading challenges. Hoping to post some reviews this weekend. Kicking of the weekend reading outside while my daughter plays in her new playhouse. I do love springtime!

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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 5mo
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Echo in the Bone | Diana Gabaldon
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This weekend is all about staying inside and getting house projects done. We‘ve been on the go since the summer it feels like, so it‘s time to have some quiet weekends at home. Looking at making a dent in this one and attempting to finish my audiobook (The Right to Arm Bears) while working on the house projects #weekendreading

Andrew65 Have a good weekend. 5mo
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The Four Winds | Kristin Hannah
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Well Kristin Hannah managed to bring tears to my eyes again. This was my DAR chapter‘s book club pick and I think it‘s going to be a great discussion. While fiction, I feel like I learned a good deal about the Dust Bowl and the struggles they faced #booked2022 #weathertermintitle #19822022 #2021 Plus this was my one physical book I wanted to complete this month for #bfc2022

wanderinglynn Yay! 🙌🏻 6mo
Cinfhen Great choice!!!!! My library hold for the audio came in yesterday 💕💕💕 6mo
Librarybelle I really need to pick this one up - I have a copy through BOTM, so it continuously stares at me from the shelves! 6mo
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The Hunting Party | Lucy Foley
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Enjoyed this one. I feel like this is a mix of One by One and The Guest List but I still loved the thrill of the story. A good way to kick of the head! It also checks two challenge boxes! #19822022 #2018 #booked2022 #setinalodge

Librarybelle Hooray! I liked this one too! 6mo
Cinfhen I thought this was fun,too 🤩 I like her books. Did you read 6mo
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Bookhunter | Jason Shiga
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My #bookspin and #bookspin bingo list for January. I‘m trying to focus on reading my books that are quite lengthy this year!

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 6mo
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The Four Winds: A Novel | Kristin Hannah
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Just received my January challenge from my watch so here are my goals:
*Walk 129.4 miles (about 4.1 miles per day)
*Read 1 physical book (tagged) and start tackling my first chunkster for the year
*Listen to 3 audiobooks
#bfc2022

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 6mo
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A fun, light Christmas romance that is to be expected from Macomber! A woman decides to kill her Scrooge neighbor with kindness for the twelve days of Christmas. 14 readathons equals 445 points for #mistletoemaniacs in #wintergames2021 #bookspinbingo #averymerryreadathon #wintercosy #littenlistenaudioathon #averymerrybingo

Jadams1776 🎁🎅🏻👍🏻🎄🎉 7mo
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 7mo
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I wanted to love this one but I had a hard time connecting to the characters. It may be that I haven‘t read the other books in the series, but I couldn‘t pass up on the team read for #mistletoemanics and #wintergames. The overall plot was good and I enjoyed reading a cozy mystery amongst all of the fun, romance Christmas books #bookspinbingo #seriesread #averymerrybingo #averymerryreadathon #wintercosy

MidnightBookGirl It's definitely better if you read the first two in the series!
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Jadams1776 🎄🎉👍🏻🎁🎅🏻 7mo
TheSpineView Great job! 📖📚📕 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 7mo
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Winter Games | Rachel Johnson
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I‘m behind on reviews and posting my point totals, so here‘s week 1 and 2 for #mistletoemaniacs in the #wintergames2021.

Clwojick Awesome job! ❤️❤️❤️ 6mo
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In a Holidaze | Christina Lauren
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My daughter has a shadow day at a new school today so I took a half day from work and am getting in a little reading at the library near the school. I can already tell I‘m going to love this book! #wintergames2021 #mistletoemanics

Clwojick 💙 💙 💙 7mo
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Well this was a surprise! I picked it on a whim for the fairytale readathon. I absolutely loved it and can‘t wait to read the sequel. With 15 readathons, total points for #wintergames2021 and #mistletoemaniacs is 1375! #averymerrybingo #bookspinbingo #seriesread #littenlistenaudioathon #wintercosy #averymerryreadathon

TheSpineView Great job! 7mo
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Christmastime | Alison Jay
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I‘m behind in all the things, so my list isn‘t super pretty but it‘s done! Looking forward to #wintergames2021 and helping team #MistletoeManiacs get some points! #bookspin #doublespin #bookspinbingo

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 7mo
Clwojick 💚❤️💚 7mo
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Time got away from me and I hope I can still get in on the November #bookspin and #doublespin!

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 8mo
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Ok I was absolutely terrible about posting and I have a ton of reviews to put up but I did get a lot of reading done for October and #scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix!

StayCurious Yay reading is what matters! Great job! 8mo
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Silver is for Secrets | Laurie Faria Stolarz
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Gorgeous day at the coast to start another #seriesread for the year. Was saving this one for #scarathlon2021 all year!

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A great #teambuddyread with #teamhendrix for #scarathlon2021! Any book that says “We‘re not a lunch mob! We‘re a book club!” is a winner in my eyes! Vampires and book clubs. What more could you want. Six readathons= 590 points #screamathon #spookoween #bookspinbingo

TheSpineView Awesome! 👍📖 9mo
StayCurious amazing! 9mo
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Word Games | Joanadel Hurst
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709 words for 7090 points for #teamhendrix for #scarathlon2021!

StayCurious Wow!!! 9mo
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An easy 50 points for #teamhendrix for #scarathlon this morning! Love sharing books with my kiddo especially before I drop her off for the day at daycare.

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Pumpkinheads | Rainbow Rowell
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O how I love to kick off October with this gem! We are actually headed to a pumpkin patch tomorrow, so it was even more exciting to read. This one qualifies for multiple readathons but only took 38 minutes to read, so for now, 25 points for #teamhendrix #scarathlon

Read-y_Picker Ok ok this keeps coming up. Just check it out from the library! 9mo
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So excited for October! I definitely won‘t get to all of these, but it‘s so exciting to put the whole list together. I‘m contemplating retreading Practical Magic and then diving in to the other books in the series that I‘ve never read. Looking forward to a great reading month #scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix #screamathon #bookspin #doublespin #bookspinbingo

StayCurious I might join you in a few of those - some great choices! +50 early bird points 9mo
Clwojick Pumpkinheads! 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡 (edited) 9mo
Sresendez12 @Clwojick I read it for the first time last year and decided it had to be an annual book! 9mo
4thhouseontheleft Pumpkinheads is an annual read for me too! Love it so much! 🧡🖤 9mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 9mo
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Apples Never Fall | Liane Moriarty
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Pre-ordered from my local bookstore. Made my day. So excited to start reading!

AmyG Let us know how it is. Enjoy. 9mo
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Even though I sat through a football game in 100 degree weather yesterday, I have finally broken out my fall dishes. Looking forward to a lazy day and hoping to finish the tagged book

Sleepswithbooks Love your bowl!! 10mo
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Labyrinth Lost | Zoraida Cordova
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I just couldn‘t get into this one. However, I think if the right person would read it, it would be a good book. I really wanted to love it and there‘s a cliffhanger at the end, but I don‘t think my curiosity will ever be strong enough to pick up the next one. Still thankful for #booked2021 for pushing me to read outside my comfort zone #latinxauthor #seriesread #litsyatoz #c

Cinfhen Glad you pushed yourself to try something new….sorry it didn‘t work for you 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage I get that. This should‘ve been I‘m wheelhouse and I still didn‘t like it. But some people did and the author has already written a few more in the series. Such is reading! 10mo
TheSpineView It happens. You can't like every book published! 10mo
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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Finished this one with my drink in hand before kicking off football season tonight! This book was an emotional rollercoaster. I went from loving it, to hating it and back and forth so many times. It was honestly hard to get through some parts. However, I feel good about the ending and would recommend to someone if they are looking for a book that challenges you to think about your choices. #litsyatoz #i

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September, September | Shelby Foote
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Almost forgot to post my #bookspin, #doublespin and #bookspinbingo list for September!

BrittanyReads Clockwork Angel is on my list too! 10mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 10mo
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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Trying to soak up as much summer as we can! This is my book club pick and I‘m a little nervous about how my other members will react to at least this first section of the book.

Lcsmcat It should generate some good discussions. 10mo
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Practical Magic | Alice Hoffman
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Fall mean magic to me. Bring me all things magic with leggings, a cup of coffee, a snuggly chair, leaves turning colors and a great book #littensdressedinblood

MidnightBookGirl Love this series, and the movie is wonderful too! 10mo
Tianarose Love Alice Hoffman! And the sequel is coming out this fall!! So excited 10mo
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My #fallstack for #littensdressesinblood! Some are thrillers, some magical and some just have covers that make me think fall thoughts. I‘m not sure I can get to all of these and I might also throw some others in there as I go. However, I love everything fall and Halloween and I‘m so looking forward to all the things

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I get up at the same time on weekends that I do during the week because it allows me at least one hour where my entire house is quiet. Hot coffee, leggings and a good book are all I need!

Elizabeth2 My favorite time to read! Enjoy! 10mo
DivineDiana I agree with @Elizabeth2 10mo
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Dark Triumph | Robin LaFevers
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While I didn‘t love this one quite as much as the first, I still really enjoyed it. A little (or a lot) dark at times but very compelling and you don‘t want to put it down. Loving all of the books with strong female leads #bookspin #seriesread

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 10mo
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On Her Own Two Wheels | Stacy Xavier
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I was really enjoying this book but then there we two plot twists in the last 40 pages that felt forced. It felt like the author wanted to say a lot of things in very few pages. Not a bad read, just not a great one. Definitely a fast, easy read for #litsyatoz #x and my #doublespin book

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 10mo
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The Queen's Resistance | Rebecca Ross
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Perfect! This picked up right where the first one ended. A little bit of magic, battles, justice and romance. This book alternated between two perspectives, which added a bit more than the first book. I think this series will only be the two books and I think that‘s just fine! Goal two complete for #awesomeaugust! # seriesread

TheSpineView Fabulous! 🤩 11mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 11mo
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Verity | Colleen Hoover
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Can someone please explain to me what I just read and what is the truth?!? A page turner for sure! I honestly haven‘t ever read a romantic thriller before and this may be a new favorite genre for me! Goal one complete for #awesomeaugust!

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 11mo
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Verity | Colleen Hoover
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Completely forgot to post my goals! I‘m wanting to finish my physical book (tagged) and my current audiobook (The Queen‘s Resistance) #awesomeaugust

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 11mo
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I think what I love most about this book is the strong female lead and that women are rulers in this world. It‘s a refreshing take that isn‘t done as much in media. I‘ve already started the second book in this series. I really didn‘t expect to love this book but I‘m so glad I picked it up for #litsyatoz #q #seriesread

TheSpineView Awesome! ❤📚 11mo
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This book made me laugh so hard! I can‘t wait to watch the show. I listened to the audio while also reading the book and I highly recommend both. Really, these two could have talked about watching paint dry and I would have enjoyed it. Loved the history of Scotland plus the dynamics of these two #booked2021 #containsphotos #doublespin #july

Cinfhen I really books/audio that makes me lol !!!! Will keep this one in mind ~ thanks for posting & sharing 😄 11mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 11mo
4thhouseontheleft I plan on listening to this on my upcoming road trip! 11mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage I watched some of their show on Starz and laughed. This definitely seems like a good choice for audio! Except … of course … men in kilts … pictures! 😋 11mo
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Untilted | Autechre
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My #bookspin, #doublespin and #bookspinbingo selections. Can‘t believe August is in a few short days!

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 11mo
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I love this series! While keeping me interested with twists and turns, it also just makes me laugh at times. I had to request that my library obtain a copy (and they bought it within a few days!) plus it has fewer reviews than a lot of popular books so I‘m using it for #underrated for #booked2021. As a side note, I stumbled on this series because of a prompt for #booked2020 and am so glad I did. #litsyatoz #f #seriesread

TheSpineView Great job! 👍📖 11mo
Cinfhen Woohoo 🙌🏻 awesomeness ❣️❣️❣️ 11mo
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This was such a great one and I would have never found it if not for #booked2021. I was on the search for #musicalinstrumentonthecover and stumbled across this gem. I‘m seeing the Foo Fighters in concert in a few weeks, so this was perfect. She not only tells her stories but also interviews other rockstar moms. A very interesting perspective!

Cinfhen This sounds like a really awesome audio 🤘🎸❣️#stacked And SO COOL you get to see a concert soon!!!! Ive missed live music events so much due to Covid 11mo
4thhouseontheleft This sounds good! And it would also work for the mustache prompt, which I still have lingering! 11mo
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The Fix Up | Kendall Ryan
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I was really enjoying this for what it was (a romance book for sure) but then there was a blow up with a best friend over a guy and I just couldn‘t. Friends since elementary school and a guy came in and ruined the relationship. I won‘t spoil whether they get over it or not, but regardless of whether they made up or not, I‘m still not a fan of the fight in general. #booked2021 #mustacheonthecover #litsyatoz #r

Cinfhen Great review🙌🏻and awesome cover find 🥸 (edited) 12mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Ugh. So frustrating. Glad it works for a prompt, though! 12mo
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I‘d forgotten how much I love Liane Moriarty! I didn‘t particularly like Nine Perfect Strangers, so I hesitated picking up another one, but I‘m so glad I did! Two love stories involving one man and his current girlfriend and his ex-girlfriend turned stalker. The view point changes between the girlfriend and stalker. My second goal for #anywayyoureadathon is now complete! #booked2021 #setinaustralia

Eggbeater Great job! 👍 12mo
Megabooks I love this one! 12mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Oh, the smell of tea rose! 🌹 12mo
Cinfhen Woohoo 🥳 12mo
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I wanted to love this book, but it just fell short. I didn‘t feel excited to read it. I did like the story, but there was just something missing. It was my goal to finish this audiobook for #anywayyoureadathon so mission accomplished

Eggbeater Good job! 👍 Sorry the book wasn't quite what you'd hoped for. 12mo
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A simple goal: To finish the tagged book plus the audiobook I‘m currently listening too. We are still on vacation and driving back on Sunday so this should be doable! #anywayyoureadathon

Eggbeater Enjoy the rest of your vacation! Thanks for joining! 12mo
kimmypete1 Thanks for joining! :) 12mo
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White is for Magic | Laurie Faria Stolarz
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Continuing my reread of my favorite series growing up. While maybe not as magical as when I was younger, I‘m still in love with this series. #seriesread #bookspin

TheSpineView Awesome! 🤩📖 12mo
RobinHoodReads Ooh I‘ve been meaning to read this series forever. 12mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 12mo
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Maybe in Another Life: A Novel | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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What an interesting idea that there are an infinite number of universes being created with every decision you make. While I didn‘t love this one as much as some of her others, I still really enjoyed it. I really loved the alternating chapters and how everything plays out in the end. #bookspin #march

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 12mo
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