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TorieStorieS

TorieStorieS

Joined October 2016

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Jessica the TV Star by Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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Within Arm's Reach: A Novel by Ann Napolitano
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Just Last Night: A Novel by Mhairi McFarlane
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Fearless Elizabeth | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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Tryouts for the Sweet Valley Soccer League are underway but it quickly becomes a girls versus boys situation! Jessica may not want to play soccer (and she‘d prefer Liz focused on dance with her instead), but she sides with her sister in the end. Meanwhile, Eva and Steven help Liz get over her fear of being the goalie. But what‘s with going to Bingo Burger to celebrate?? What happened to the Dairi Burger??

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Don‘t let the sleeping pup make it seem otherwise— I couldn‘t put McHugh‘s fifth novel down! Told in past and present, the book opens on the 7th anniversary of Amelia & Kylee‘s older cousin, Grace, going missing. At 17, Grace had a promising future getting out their suffocating & downtrodden small MO town when she vanished while babysitting— leaving behind a lot of blood and nothing else. Tense & quick paced, I really enjoyed this! I wanted more!

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Jessica the Baby-Sitter | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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When Mrs. DeVito nextdoor has a new baby, the twins are super excited at the idea of a new Wakefield baby! After hearing more about Andy Franklin‘s pregnant mom, they‘re certain that Alice is likely already expecting… why else would she be so tired, use ketchup & mustard on her burger, buy baby clothes or have samples of nursery wallpaper?? I‘m also like 100% sure this exact plot happens again in the series when they are old enough to know better!

Erinreadsthebooks Ok, but where did you get the SVH journal?!! 2d
TorieStorieS @Erinreadsthebooks I actually made it through Shutterfly years ago! 2d
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Private Relations | Diane Chamberlain
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Well, I think I only have two books left of Chamberlain‘s backlog to read! I‘m actually surprised that it‘s taken me this long to finally read her debut novel… though it‘s probably my least favorite of her books! Written in 1989, my edition does have an updated epilogue which is fun to see, but I really couldn‘t connect with these found family characters and their over-the-top soap opera lives! It kept my attention, but not without eye-rolling!

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The Case of the Secret Santa | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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A lot of firsts here— the first Sweet Valley Christmas and the creation of the Snoopers Club— the twins, Lila, Ellen, Amy, Eva, Todd and Winston— as they take on this variation of Miracle on 34th Street. Is the new temporary janitor, Chris Kreeger actually the real Santa? How else could he know their names, what they want and have a big map? Sweet and fun, it‘s a jolly good mystery with the right amount of Christmas magic!

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Oh, I had a fun time reading the last one of Sager‘s on my TBR! Set in 1983, disgraced caregiver, Kit takes on the only job left to her— caring for the paralyzed and infamous Lenora Hope in the crumbling manor where in 1929, her parents and sister were presumably murdered by Lenora herself, though no arrests were ever made. Fast-paced and nostalgic, I enjoyed the twists (some more expected than others) and I can‘t wait for his next book!

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Starring Winston Egbert | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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It‘s the first Sweet Valley Thanksgiving! The second-graders are putting on a play for the holiday. Naturally, Jessica wants to be the star, but the lead goes to lovable Winston Egbert. But stage fright allows for her to save the day and the play! This one shows the 1990 publication date a bit… it‘s also another appearance by Ned‘s parents! I have always liked the frenemy relationship between Jessica and Winston!

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Ghost Station | S.A. Barnes
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This sci-fi thriller starts out slowly as the technology terms and character histories emerge. Narrator and main character, Dr. Ophelia Bray, is doubly burdened by her past— the wealth & power from her mother‘s side and the dark secrets of her father— which make her determined to put her work into helping. A grieving Research and Extraction team gives her the chance for field work on an abandoned claim planet. But it‘s soon clear all is not right…

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Sweet Valley Trick Or Treat | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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The first Sweet Valley Halloween as second-graders! When Alice brings home a bin of used costumes, both Elizabeth and Jessica want to be the pretty princess. Jessica makes a case that since Liz lost her front tooth, she would make a better ugly witch! Only to lose her own tooth! I think it‘s the first bit of twin switching, too, and a nice compromise in the end! Looking forward to the many more costumes in the series!!

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The Help | Kathryn Stockett
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My original book club kicked off with this one back in 2010, and my newer book club selected it for this April. It‘s been 14 years since I read this, & I still found it to be an emotionally captivating story. I listened to the truly excellent audio performances this time around & I found myself listening at every chance, even though I remembered the story quite well. Reception to this one has since shifted so I‘m looking forward to discussing it!

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Crybaby Lois | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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This is actually the very first Sweet Valley book that I remember reading, so it will always have a special place in my heart! The titular Lois Waller is the one that the whole class (except for saintly Elizabeth) picks on— she cries easily and is chubby (a real sin in fat-phobic Sweet Valley!). But here Liz sticks up for her— even tries to teach her to ride her bike without training wheels! But it‘s Lois‘ love of cats that turns into a real hero!

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I Cheerfully Refuse | Leif Enger
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I‘ve read all of Enger‘s earlier books— and this is the first one I listened to on audio. The performance is great… but I just didn‘t love this one the way I did his debut novel, PEACE LIKE A RIVER. Maybe I am just kind of over dystopian fiction? Rainy‘s love for his wife, Lark, propels this book forward for the most part. I loved her passion for books, and Sol was definitely a scene stealing character, but I had a hard time connecting with Rainy,

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The Twins and the Wild West | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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It‘s Grandma & Grandpa Wakefield‘s first visit in the series & they take the twins & Steven to a Wild West themed amusement park— there‘s horseback riding, panning for gold, and a stagecoach ride with plenty of excitement! Steven gets a little sexist & the twins have to show him how girls can do anything & be braver than he expected! I‘m not sure if these kind of places exist anymore! There used to be on in IL that I went to with my grandparents!

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I adored Shaffer‘s debut novel, THE WISHING GAME, so I could barely contain my excitement to leap into her sophomore novel! I LOVED it!! It‘s the perfect blend of fantasy, romance, adventure & character growth! Shaffer writes for readers and this was a charming and lovely story that I tried to slow down to savor (impossible!). She creates characters (even rats!) that you can‘t help but fall in love with! I can‘t wait for whatever she writes next!

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Elizabeth's Super-selling Lemonade | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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Mrs. Becker is marrying the Sweet Valley librarian, Mr. Otis and the second grade class is all chipping in to give her a present (that Lois Waller found in a catalogue!). Elizabeth convinces her sister that they need to earn the $2 each to chip in— but Jessica doesn‘t help… plus she really wants glow-in-the-dark bracelets like Lila Fowler. This is just so classic in terms of their dynamic throughout the series! Plus, Todd Wilkins steps up here!

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The Honey-Don't List | Christina Lauren
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I always enjoy Christina Lauren‘s books and this one is no exception! Carey and James are both assistants to the “talent” on a new home renovation show— though clearly they are the real talent! As they struggle to keep their married charges acting married for a publicity tour, they find themselves falling together. A quick, light and entertaining listen, it may not be my favorite of theirs, but I certainly had a lot of fun listening to this one!

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Jessica's Zoo Adventure | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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Oh, this is the first Sweet Valley field trip! When Alice is the room mother to accompany the 2nd grade class, Jessica expects special treatment… but when she doesn‘t get it, she convinces her twin, along with Todd and Winston, to try to go to the closed ape house to find a missing chimpanzee baby! A cute installment in the series— and certainly not the last animal guest star!

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An unreliable narrator and a mounting body count (along with some grisly scenes involving insects), certainly made this debut thriller feel a bit more like horror at times! Artist Annie has had a fraught relationship with both her refugee mother and her own teenage daughter as her OCD once again begins dominating her life. And when bodies of those close to her turn up dead, it seems like the title isn‘t quite so fitting… Warning: violent dog death

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Jessica's Big Mistake | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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Ah, the first of many Jessica Wakefield mistakes! When Elizabeth‘s favorite author comes to visit the 2nd grade class, all the students want the honor of being her special assistant. When Jessica finds what she thinks is a cast off story of Elizabeth‘s, she copies it over as her own! Of course, she realizes her mistake, and it‘s the first public recognition Elizabeth receives for her writing! Another fun installment!

KadaGul Ah, Sweet Valley High, brings back so many great memories!#80sN90sNostalgia 2w
TorieStorieS @KadaGul I know!! I am having a lot of fun with this re-reading project!😊 2w
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Since I‘d already read the book for April‘s book club, I decided to read this runner-up instead. Magical realism isn‘t usually a fictional aspect that I enjoy, but I loved the premise of an author burying her creations to put them to rest… and yet to have their whispers still filter back in. The threads of the stories connected more than expected but some of the transitions in the audio format were harder to follow. Physical reading may be better!

kspenmoll This is in my kindle stack to read. Will let u know! 2w
TorieStorieS @kspenmoll Definitely let me know!! 😊 2w
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Lila's Secret | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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The first Sweet Valley sleepover— and a camp out to make it even more fun! The twins have Amy, Eva, Ellen and Lila sleepover in their backyard… but in the days leading up to it, it‘s obvious that Lila doesn‘t want to sleep there. But what‘s the real reason? This is also the first time Todd Wilkins sneaks over to the Wakefield house for shenanigans! Cute and fun, I always love seeing the vulnerable side of snotty Lila Fowler!

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Oh, I just love this series! It‘s hard to believe this is the 21st book in the Charlie Parker series— this one harkens back to some of the earlier books in the series in a lot of ways— evil lurking in remote corners of Maine, a single case with threads with a further reach than at first visible. Fast-paced and thrilling, series regulars all appear here and the worst part, is that this starts the long wait for Connolly‘s next book all over again!

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The Rom-Commers: A Novel | Katherine Center
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I‘ve been a longtime fan of Center‘s books, and this one really was a fun & engaging listen! Emma‘s own screenwriting career aspirations were re-prioritized in the wake of a sudden family change. But the timing is right for her to actually have a dream job of working with her own personal screenwriter hero— Charlie Yates. And while the storyline may be easy to predict, only in all of the best ways. I loved the banter, the chemistry & all the love!

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Jessica's Cat Trick | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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Oh, this is such a fun read! The twins find a stray cat in their yard and when it starts raining, they risk getting into trouble by sneaking the cat upstairs. Both Steven and Ned Wakefield are allergic to cats, and sneaking food up to the cat adds to the trickiness of their situation. Cute and just a classic— plus, isn‘t this the same tactic for how they get a dog?

KadaGul Good Old Sweet Valley High. #Nostalgiaof90s 2w
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Elizabeth's Valentine | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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The first officially celebrated holiday in Sweet Valley— Valentine‘s Day! And the first (of many more to come) plotlines based on jealousy! New girl Eva Simpson seems to overnight replace Jessica as Elizabeth‘s best friend! Rather than talk, of course Jessica aims to make Elizabeth jealous by hanging out with Amy Sutton and not making a valentine for her sister! Luckily, Eva manages to save the day and finds a way to make everyone friends again!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I loved these growing up! 2w
TorieStorieS @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Me too!! I am having fun reading them again! The last book I was missing from the kids series just came in the mail today! 2w
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Maybe because I remember so much of this unfolding in real time, but I enjoy these deeper dives into the tragedies in Low Country South Carolina & the absolute chaos revolving around the Murdaugh family. I‘ve watched the documentaries, read a different book last year, but couldn‘t resist listening to this one. What sets Ryan‘s perspective aside is the overarching view of the violence of the region & a stronger historical view of the family.

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The Twins' Mystery Teacher | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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Though the title changed from its teaser in book #2, the second grade class gets not one but two substitute teachers when Mrs. Becker falls ill. Shenanigans ensue, naturally, but lighthearted ones! Many later books will have plots that churn around the Sweet Valley rumor mill like this one does after they see Mr. Marshall get into a police car! All in all, great fun!

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Days of Wonder: A Novel | Caroline Leavitt
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I‘ve been a huge fan of Leavitt‘s writing for over a decade now & it‘s always genuinely exciting to have my hands on a new book from this talented author! Her latest, with 2011 & 2018 storylines centers on relationships between parents and children— along with the intensity of young love. At the book‘s outset, Ella meets her mother after her release from prison, where she must find her own footing after regaining her freedom. Authentic characters!

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Runaway Hamster | Francine Pascal, Molly MIA Stewart
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My Sweet Valley reading project continues with this cute one where for an unspecified school break, the second-grade twins get to take home Tinkerbell, the class hamster. Elizabeth is delighted but squeamish Jessica wants nothing to do with the rodent! Cute & fun, a class hamster sounds better than my 2nd grade class that shared a teddy bear named Cuddles—are classes even allowed to share anything like this anymore? Or does this date the series?

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Bless Your Heart | Lindy Ryan
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I really had high hopes for this one… I expected a light and fun vampire story, but this veers more towards gore and lacks humor (unless you get a kick out of butterscotch candies… those are mentioned on like every page!). Stiff characters, lack of answers regarding these “restless dead” and too many POVs, the pacing here just drags. Lots of redundant descriptions don‘t help and honestly, I wish I had DNF‘ed this one! I did like the 1999 setting.

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Thanks, @Kar2b for my first birthday card! As a gift to myself, I‘ve decided to dive into nostalgia and re-read the entire Sweet Valley series! The last time I decided to do this, I fell off at 31 in the SVK series, so hopefully this time I make it through more— especially since I‘ve been collecting the ones that I didn‘t have so I am in for some new reads too! This seventh birthday is fun—& the chocolate cake with marshmallow icing sounds yummy!

Ruthiella Happy birthday! 🥳🥳🥳 3w
TorieStorieS @Ruth Thank you!! 😊 3w
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Kar2b My cousins had the Sweet Valley High series, so I always borrowed their books to read them. Happy Birthday! 2w
TorieStorieS @Kar2b Thanks!! Some of my SVH books are hand-me-downs from my cousin, actually! 🤣 2w
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Anyone with an email address is sure to find themselves cringing alongside Millie when her life blows up in the aftermath of her entire “Drafts” folder is sent— to friends, family and work colleagues. Including an emailed response regarding the news of her ex-boyfriend‘s engagement. As usual, Louis creates a whole cast of lively, engaging characters and had me laughing, flinching & gasping the whole time! She‘s a favorite author of mine for sure!

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A perfect read to close out a perfect month of reading! For the first time since July 2018, I managed to read 31 books in 31 days! I‘ve been a fan of Sager‘s from the start and knew that even on a busy holiday, I would be able to squeeze in time to finish this in a day! While the alcoholic, grieving narrator is hardly new to thrillers, Sager manages to breathe fresh life and new twists to this haunting Vermont lakeside story! I really enjoyed it!

Ladygodiva7 31 books in 31 days?? Even if I didn‘t work, I could NOT do that!! WOW!! 3w
TorieStorieS @Ladygodiva7 Thanks!! The last two days my husband was very patient about being ignored so I could read… it also helped that he was out of town in the beginning of the month! 🤣 3w
5feet.of.fury Impressive! Sager is always good for a binge read! I loved House Across the Lake. The twist was very divisive but I was a fan 3w
TorieStorieS @5feet.of.fury I totally agree! But I can see some not liking it for that reason… it worked for me though! I still have one more of his books left to read, and I‘m thinking of just reading it this month rather than keeping it in reserve for a guaranteed fast and good read! 😊 3w
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Happy Place | Emily Henry
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I love the feeling when you read a book that‘s seemingly written specifically with you in mind! I picked this one up, & didn‘t put it down until I read the last page! Skipping through past & present, Harriet arrives in ME (an adorable town with a Murder, She Read bookstore!) dreading breaking the news that she‘s no longer engaged to the 6th member of their tightknit group… only to discover her ex already there, forcing them to pretend all is well!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Can‘t wait for this one! 3w
TorieStorieS @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It‘s so fun! I just love her books and hope you enjoy this one as much as I did! 🤗 3w
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I absolutely loved this one!! And not just because I definitely went through a horse-phase as a girl, but because it‘s just my favorite kind of nonfiction! This is well-written, meticulously researched, informative and yet reads with the thrilling excitement of fiction. Wickens details not only Lexington‘s life, but offers a lot of fascinating historical context & beyond to Lexington‘s legacy. I absolutely need a physical copy of this one pronto!

ShelleyBooksie That cloche is beautiful 3w
TorieStorieS @ShelleyBooksie Thank you!! 😊 3w
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I enjoyed this audiobook! Narrated by the author, this details not only the relationship with the titular Eastern screech owl, Alfie, but also some wider historical information and thoughts on humanity‘s relationship with the world at large. Alfie‘s presence certainly brightened Safina‘s time during the pandemic & I shared his worries as I thought about all the dangers facing Alfie, as well as appreciating the backyard wildlife Safina described!

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Like Happiness: A Novel | Ursula Villarreal-Moura
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Slow-paced, this novel dissects the relationship between an author and his best fan. Over a decade, Tatum idolizes the first Latino writer she truly connected with. One fan letter leads to a convoluted and often bewildering friendship between them. It‘s easy to feel frustrated with the narrator while wanting more from her 2015 storyline than the past… the best part lies in Tatum‘s genuine love of books and reading… I wanted to like this one more!

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This is exactly my kind of spooky story! Carson deftly grounds this supernatural story in the reality of Bloomington, IN in 1999. Marshall Miller gets his driver‘s license and from there, the next twelve months take a dark strange turn in his life and in the world‘s. It opens a bit slowly, but I appreciated the extra depth this gives the characters and the richer setting. I absolutely loved it! If you‘re scared of snakes, you may want to skip it!

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Heads Will Roll | Josh Winning
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This camp slasher makes for a quick and campy (hah!) read. Told mainly from the perspective of a recently cancelled actress, she joins other adult campers in upstate New York for a digital separation from screens and social media after a disaster of a tweet left her unemployed and homeless. It‘s a quick read with plenty of familiar feels for horror movie fans. It‘s not exactly spooky— though heads definitely do roll, so there‘s some gore for sure!

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Brass Ring | Diane Chamberlain
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I‘m running out of Chamberlain‘s backlog… I only have a few left that I haven‘t read/listened to! This one, set mostly in 1993, has a somewhat timeless feel (other than the lack of phones, really). In one year, two estranged sisters on opposite ends of the country deal with their past. The romance angle for Claire feels a bit awkward at times, but the fast pace and way the past unfolds makes this a riveting listen that hooked me from the start!

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Advika and the Hollywood Wives | Kirthana Ramisetti
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I didn‘t actually finish this one in time for our book club meeting to discuss it—& I went against advice to finish the last third of it this morning— I wish I had listened. Despite the enticing description, this one dragged & ultimately fell flat thanks to the unlikable characters. Advika‘s selfish & forcefully naive qualities may be addressed, but they don‘t feel resolved. I couldn‘t connect with her & couldn‘t understand why her friends stayed!

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I enjoyed Silver‘s debut novel, so I was excited when my book club voted this as our March selection! Set on a remote Irish island, this forced-proximity romance makes for a fun, albeit predictable, read. Cleo arrives ready to focus on herself & lay to rest the dating of her 20s to culminate in a self-coupling ceremony on her 30th birthday. Mack, still reeling from his separation, wants to explore the island he‘s heard so much about!

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Shady Cross | James Hankins
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Set in what is apparently a crime-ridden part of Indiana, this book takes place in less than 24 hours. Stokes, our anti-hero, started his day being questioned by the police about a robbery, & only goes downhill from there. He ends up in a wreck, finds a bag full of cash that could solve all of his problems… until he realizes that the cash is ransom money to be given in exchange for a 6 year old girl. Fast-paced & with surprising heart, I loved it!

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Kill For Me Kill For You | Steve Cavanagh
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Whew— I absolutely love STRANGERS ON A TRAIN— and remakes of it, my own puppy is named Owen for just that reason!! So I went in with high hopes for this current reimagining… and initially, it felt a little slow, but then: WOW! A genuine twist to this familiar story and while it may leave a few things hanging, I closed this book completely satiated! Give this one some time because by the end, I think you will love it as much as I did!!

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TorieStorieS @monalyisha Thank you!! Spring is my favorite season!! 💗 1mo
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TorieStorieS @Dragon Hahaha!! I may have been whispering that a few times while reading! 🤣 1mo
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Morte | Robert Repino
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While this was a quick listen, I didn‘t enjoy it as much as I had hoped to… I love the premise of these monster ants uprising against humanity and bestowing a transformation amongst mammals to help enact the war against their owners… but at times the action got a bit muddled & I wanted more character development. The friendship that binds Mort(e) to Sheba is the most redeeming quality here but I‘m only mildly curious about what happens next.

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Extinction | Douglas Preston
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It‘s been a while since I‘ve read/listened to anything from Preston, but this reminded me of how much fun I always have with his writing! This standalone science thriller starts off with a grisly scene & missing honeymooners. They disappeared from the Erebus Resort, famous for the large mammals they have resurrected from extinction. The FBI & local authorities combine with Erebus security to solve a mystery that quickly gets more eerie & complex!

TorieStorieS A quick note— the audio performance isn‘t my favorite though I did enjoy the storyline! 1mo
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While I have some of Mackintosh‘s mysteries on my shelves, I didn‘t know her family‘s story nor the effect of her grief on her life. Part memoir & part practical guide, this volume is one that I think would make a meaningful gift to anyone grieving— particularly in the loss of a child—though I think solace from any loss can be found amongst its pages. It‘s personal, raw & also comes from a genuine place of trying to help smooth a grieving journey.

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Expiration Dates | Rebecca Serle
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Since her debut novel, I‘ve been a fan of Serle‘s writing and the almost no-nonsense magic that she brings about within her stories. Here Daphne always receives a piece of paper of some kind with the name of the person and the duration of their relationship. The book opens with the first paper that doesn‘t have the time limit. In this quick, emotional and unexpected read, I really enjoyed it and can‘t wait to see what Serle writes next!

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Only the Beautiful | Susan Meissner
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Oh I really loved this emotional, heart-breaking audiobook. I couldn‘t stop listening to it! With two narrators sections dealing with past & present, the book opens with Rosie, 17, orphaned & pregnant, on her way to what she thought was a home for mothers but is instead a hospital with a much darker mission. Helen, a nanny in Austria for a family with a disabled child is among the first to see the truth of the Nazi regime. Keep the tissues handy!

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Am I Really a Christian? | Mike McKinley
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My uncle gave me a copy of this book last Easter and this morning called to check up on my progress with it. Known as one of the biggest readers in the family, I promised to actually read it before this Easter so I can return it to him. Admittedly, this isn‘t the sort of book I would pick up on my own, but I love my family and am interested to discuss this at the end of the month and see what are the points that have stuck with him the most.

Deblovestoread Your Easter decoration is adorable! 1mo
TorieStorieS @Deblovestoread Thank you! A HomeGoods treasure from a few years ago! 1mo
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