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TheBookkeepersApprentice

TheBookkeepersApprentice

Joined September 2016

Reader, Book Blogger, Pre-K teacher. Lover of The Westing Game, Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, mysteries, thrillers, suspense, and true crime.
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Broken Bone China | Laura Childs
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Such a fun, quick read, and one of my favorite cozy mysteries series!

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Guess Who | Chris McGeorge
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These are just some of the books we will be selling as part of the Northcenter Yard Sales next Saturday, June 1st, 9 AM to 3 PM! 40+ houses will be having yard sales that day! If you are in the Chicagoland area, message me for the address!

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Burn Baby Burn | Meg Medina
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Just finished this quick, engrossing YA read-I love when fiction books feature true crimes!

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Look for Me | Lisa Gardner
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Just finished this-suspenseful and heartbreaking with lots of twists! I definitely could see myself revisiting this series again sometime.

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The Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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After months of being on the library waitlist, I finally got a copy! So excited to read this!

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Guess Who | Chris McGeorge
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Morning read in my new apartment on a rainy Monday 📖

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Even though I don‘t necessarily find myself agreeing with everything Malcolm is saying, this is a well-written and really interesting read.

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Hazel Wood | Melissa Albert
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This book is not in the typical genre I am usually drawn to, but it left me with all the feels, though luckily the sadness is mostly negated by finding out there is a sequel coming out.

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Last Seen Alive | Claire Douglas
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Started and finished this in less than a day-I found it really suspenseful and the book just flew by!

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The Lives of Desperate Girls | MacKenzie Common
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Just started this yesterday-it‘s been on my TBR shelf for way too long!

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Unraveling Oliver | Liz Nugent
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Ready for @DeweysReadathon tomorrow, can‘t wait! #deweys24hourreadathon

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A Dangerous Collaboration | Deanna Raybourn
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Just started this and I‘m really enjoying it so far! #currentlyreading

rretzler I‘m 2 books away from starting it and I‘ve heard nothing but good things. 2mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @rretzler I‘m really enjoying it! 2mo
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About halfway through-such an interesting look at crime and how women were viewed in Victorian England.

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Finished this this morning, and while some of the timeline aspects confused me, I loved this book! You can read my review here: https://thebookkeepersapprentice.blogspot.com/2019/03/review-7-12-deaths-of-evel...

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Took two months on the library hold list, but I finally got a copy! So far I find it confusing but very intriguing.

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Purple books!

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Green books for the rainbow challenge and St. Patrick‘s Day! 🍀💚

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Blue books! Have you read any of these?

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Green books!!!

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Yellow for the rainbow challenge!

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Orange books for the rainbow Instagram challenge!

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The Vanishing Stair | Maureen Johnson
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Doing the rainbow stack challenge over at Instagram and learning I apparently have more red books and items than I originally realized! Anyone else participating?

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The Cheerleaders | Kara Thomas
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Started this yesterday and it‘s really good! #currentlyreading

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This is one creepy read so far! What‘s a good creepy book you‘ve read recently?

Linsy 😱 (edited) 3mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @Linsy adding this to my TBR thank you! 3mo
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Book Love | Debbie Tung
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This book rings so true for all us book lovers out there!

megnews ❤️ 3mo
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The Napping House | Audrey Wood
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One of the best parts of my job is teaching my students to love books and reading! #teacher #preschool

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Great Reckoning | Louise Penny
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I‘m about halfway through this book and loving it. Louise Penny is like comfort food.

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Zodiac | Robert Graysmith
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Listening to the Zodiac podcast has me wanting to re read all my favorite true crime! #truecrime #ssdgm #murderino

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When you‘re about to settle in to read, but you can‘t bring yourself to disturb your comfy dog to get a blanket for yourself.

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Changeling | Matt Wesolowski
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I cannot get enough of this series, it is so good! I‘m so sad I‘m on the last one. My library system didn‘t have a copy, and even the inter library loan system couldn‘t help, so I just had to go and buy it on my kindle, because I couldn‘t wait to read it!

AnneFindsJoy Me too! Loved this series! It was great on audio too! 📚❤️ 4mo
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Hydra | Matt Wesolowski
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I love this series so! More people should read it, and my library should get a copy of the third one! #currentlyreading

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Six Stories | Matt Wesolowski
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So good I stayed up to finish it! This is a unique, mysterious, creepy read that is written like a podcast. I‘m starting the second in the series today.

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I finished this book in a day-loved it and Everything, Everything!

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The Winter Sister | Megan Collins
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Starting this today-another one I‘ve heard so much about!

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Just starting this one on my way to work this morning! #currentlyreading #popsugarreadingchallenge

jessberk13 What prompt are you using this for? 4mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @jessberk13 a book with a title that contains “salty”, “sweet”, “bitter”, or “spicy” 4mo
jessberk13 @TheBookkeepersApprentice oh. Duh. 🤦🏻‍♀️😂 4mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @jessberk13 hee! It was a totally legitimate question, there are so many prompts! 4mo
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A case of the grumpy Mondays plus a Starbucks reward equals the most expensive ridiculously indulgent drink I could find.
I‘m going to keep going with this book-I don‘t love it, but I like it, and it fits one of the categories for the Popsugar Reading Challenge.

Reviewsbylola Starbucks rewards are good for that. 4mo
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Book confession time: I put this book down last time I tried it, but I want to give it one more try because I‘ve heard so much about it.

TheLudicReader I think it‘s worth the read....although I do have caveats. 😀 4mo
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Sadie | Courtney Summers
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A hectic day yesterday (big fundraiser at school that was really fun but super high energy; having to get my blood drawn to run a lot of tests to try to figure out what‘s been going on with me medically) means I am taking today easy with a snuggly dog, an intriguing book, and a matcha latte 😊

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Sadie | Courtney Summers
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So excited to start this finally!

valeriegeary I'm going to read this one this month too! Hoping it's great! 🤞 4mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @valeriegeary I finished it today and it was really good! 4mo
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Polar Vortex Day 2: Work still closed, which means more reading time under warm blankets!

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The Secrets She Keeps | Michael Robotham
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The snow is deep and still coming down!

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At my parents‘ for part of #24in48 and #24B4Monday and they highly recommended this quick great read. I loved it, it rang so true for me.

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The Secrets She Keeps | Michael Robotham
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I have a work event I have to go to, but when I get back, I‘m starting my next book! #24B4Monday #24in48

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So good I started and finished it in one sitting! I couldn‘t put it down, definitely recommend it! #24B4Monday #24in48

TheReadingMermaid Oh I love it when that happens! 😋 5mo
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My next read for #24B4Monday and #24in48! I‘m not even close to double digits yet but I‘m having fun!

TheReadingMermaid Where are you at sweetie? Time wise I mean 5mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @TheReadingMermaid only at about 5.5 hours. 5mo
TheReadingMermaid You're doing awesome sweetheart! 💕 5mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @TheReadingMermaid that is so nice of you, thank you so much! ❤️❤️😊 5mo
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My dog Indy giving me that look that says she‘s about to jump up on the couch while I‘m reading. 😄 #24B4Monday

TheReadingMermaid Lol sweet face 😍 5mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice @TheReadingMermaid aw thank you! I love her so ❤️ 5mo
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I love thrillers, but this is definitely not my typical type of thriller read-I am definitely intrigued by it though, so we will see!

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An Unwanted Guest | Shari Lapena
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All this snow makes it the perfect time to read a book about an inn where the guests get snowed in with a murderer!

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Snowy day reading with my favorite adorable reading companion 📖🐶❤️❄️

JoScho Those sweet eyes ❤️ 5mo
TheBookkeepersApprentice I always think her eyes are just the sweetest ❤️❤️ We just came in from a quick walk in the snow (it‘s getting really cold and the wind is really picking up) so now it‘s time to finish this book! 5mo
elyseh So cute!!! 5mo
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So good! Unfortunately wasn‘t feeling my best yesterday-glad to have a doctor‘s appointment to get a second opinion and hopefully figure out what is going on with my health-so didn‘t get to read as much as I would have liked, but am about a third of the way through.