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Velvetsun

Velvetsun

Joined September 2016

Voracious Reader. Discworld Fangirl. Ravenclaw. Ninja. http://ravingbookaddict.blogspot.com
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Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
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Renegades by Marissa Meyer
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Missing Person by Sarah Lotz
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Full Throttle by Joe Hill
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Imaginary Friend by Steven Chbosky
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Full Throttle | Joe Hill
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Nice Easter Egg. 👍🏻🤓

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Wayward Son | Rainbow Rowell
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So nice to come home to #bookmail. 🤓❤️🤓

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The Institute | Stephen King
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Talk about a great New Book Tuesday. 😍💙🤓

Gissy 📚🙌❤️❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
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Chestnut Man | Soren Sveistrup
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I love #botm Day. 🤓

Brewychock48 I got it today..love#botm 2mo
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Chestnut Man | Soren Sveistrup
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Super excited for my #botm pick this month!🤓

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The Witch Elm | Tana French
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Currently reading this amazing book. Not sure why so many people disliked it so much. I love a good slow burn.
PS - Happy International Dog Day to my fur babies, Archer and Sable. 💙

ladym30 They are adorable!❤️ 2mo
OriginalCyn620 So cute!! 🐶❤️ 2mo
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Pruzy Nice line! This alone makes me want to read this book! 2mo
Velvetsun @Pruzy One of my favorite reads of the year. 2mo
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My two current reads. Variety is my friend. 🤓

Megabooks Me too! 2mo
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ARC received. And week (month, year...) made.
PS - His book The Last Days Of Jack Sparks is my favorite book of all time. 😍❤️

Reggie I liked his first book. Excited for this!!! 2mo
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Whisper Man | Alex North
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First time in a while I have been this invested in a story. Hard for me to believe this is a debut novel. Such amazing writing.

ShyBookOwl High praise! That a great. The debut novel that most recently blew me away was Celest Ng's 2mo
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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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It‘s been a while since I was this obsessed with reading a book. This one is just screwing with my brain in all kinds of ways.

Reviewsbylola LOVED this one! My husband just finished it over the weekend. 3mo
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Finally got a new Kindle (I‘ve had my last one for 7 years). Trying to enjoy a break in the oppressive heat and read a bit on the back deck with Puppy Sable. 🐶😍

JoScho Yay! 3mo
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Lazy Friday with my beautiful girl, Sable. And the new Riley Sager book on my Kindle. 😍🐶

TrishB Sable looks like my Sansa 💕 4mo
Cathythoughts Yes ! @TrishB I thought it was Sansa first 4mo
OriginalCyn620 I can‘t wait to read this one! And cute pup! 🐶❤️ 4mo
TrishB @Cathythoughts it‘s weird 👍🏻 4mo
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The Luminous Dead: A Novel | Caitlin Starling
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I haven‘t been reading very much lately. It‘s mainly been because of a combination of work stress and diamond painting addiction. But I just got these new releases and feel like it might be time to dive into something new.

Which one should I read first?

BookHoarder32 Aurora Rising 🚀 5mo
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Springtime on the back deck.

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The Last Mile | David Baldacci
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My audiobook and a diamond painting. A perfect Saturday. 😊

Karkar Do you like diamond painting? I looked at a couple of them, but had never heard of anyone doing them. 6mo
Velvetsun @Karkar I love diamond painting. It‘s helped a lot with my stress and anxiety. 😊 6mo
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The Truth | Terry Pratchett
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Book mail earlier in the week. ❤️. #botm

PSreads73 My choices are nearly identical. Just substitute Queenie with Daisy Jones & The Six. It took me longer to decide this month. All the choices sounded very good. 7mo
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Daisy Jones and The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Work has been so crazy this past week, I forgot to post pics of these gorgeous books I received on Tuesday. 😍

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Anna and the Apocalypse | Katharine Turner, Barry Waldo
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After finishing a truly terrible book, thought I‘d go for something silly on audio.
#unpopularopinions

akckitty Well this is true.... This book is truly silly. I just finished this the other day! 8mo
Bookzombie I thought the movie was fun and have the book on hold at my library. I also listened to the soundtrack yesterday. 🙂 8mo
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Illuminae | Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
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So happy I decided to do a re read of this series. I‘m enjoying it even more this time.

mcipher Have you some the audio? I keep hearing it‘s amazing. My someday re-read plan is a combo (same for my next Harry Potter re-read!) 8mo
Velvetsun @mcipher I haven‘t heard the audio, but I also heard it was great. 8mo
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Super excited to be approved for this. I‘m a total True Crime junkie and hopefully this will be up my alley. #netgalley 🤓

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Bookshelf | Lydia Pyne
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Books...books...and more books.
My favorite sight in the world. 🤓
#bookmail. #bookhaul

Mdargusch 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 8mo
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Mini #bookhaul Part 1.

What should I read first?!?!

peaknit I liked both Wolves and Eleanor! 8mo
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CoffeeNBooks Eleanor! 8mo
Robothugs Tagged book is one of my favorites. ♥️ 8mo
Hollie Tell the Wolves I‘m Home 8mo
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Early Riser | Jasper Fforde
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Unexpected snow day from work, allows me to read more of this fantastic book. 💙

jpmcwisemorgan I want to read this one! 8mo
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On the Come Up | Angie Thomas
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Next up. 🤓📖

Lovesbooks87 Just finished it. It was amazing! Hope you enjoy it! 8mo
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Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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After a crazy week, I can‘t wait to get started on this.
The hype surrounding it is bonkers.

4thhouseontheleft Parks and Rec! 😍😍😍 8mo
Velvetsun @4thhouseontheleft Yes! My go to when I‘ve had a crappy day at work. ❤️ 8mo
Reviewsbylola I want to read this one! 8mo
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The Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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For the first time, I‘m SUPER excited for all of my #botm picks. 🤓
#FebruaryPicks

TheBookStacker My box is taking forever! 8mo
Velvetsun @TheBookStacker I feel you. Plus, My box arrived all torn up. Thankfully the books weren‘t damaged. 8mo
hermyknee @TheBookStacker @Velvetsun my book is taking forever, too! I‘m really disappointed because today is the release day for the book I chose (The Winter Sister). Thank goodness I didn‘t pick On The Come Up - I would be so mad if I didn‘t have it today! As it is, I preordered it on audible so I had it as soon as I woke up today! But, my #botm tracking says my pick ISN‘T EVEN AT USPS YET. 😐😑 (edited) 8mo
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TheBookStacker I am almost done with the silent patient, it‘s very good! 8mo
laurenslibrary Sometimes my tracking says its still "in route to usps" and then it will update a few hours later and say its being delivered the next day. I'm not complaining, I just don't think the tracking is reliable. ? 8mo
laurenslibrary Also I heard one of the books sold out real quick.. like it was gone the night of 1/31. 8mo
Velvetsun @laurenslibrary The Silent Patient sold out, I think. It‘s not listed on the site right now. 8mo
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Nevernight | Jay Kristoff
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Lazy Saturday night. 🤓📖

JoScho The best kind of Saturday night 9mo
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Nevernight | Jay Kristoff
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I have tried so hard to wait to start this series until it was completed...I hate waiting a year+ between books.
But, with the last book coming out in a couple of months I think it‘s finally time to do this.
#KristoffLove

Ddzmini I bought the second one yesterday and can‘t wait to read it but I‘m reading “The Red Book” now and can‘t put that down 👀📖 so it has to wait nail biting time but I‘m loving it 📚😋🤣🤣🤣 9mo
julesG That's exactly why I started this a few days ago. 9mo
Velvetsun @julesG How do you like it? 9mo
julesG Started this as audiobook and like it, but I'm going to switch to the ebook. I kept checking Google books because it was slightly confusing with flashbacks and such. 9mo
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I think it‘s time for a re read of my favorite book of all time.
💙📖❤️

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Brutal Telling | Louise Penny
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10 books - not bad considering it got off to a slow start.

My favorite read of the month is the tagged book.

Least favorite was The Immortalists. Pretty much hated that one. 😆

Cinfhen I really really liked The Immortalists 😲 9mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Some great reads! 📚💕 9mo
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On the Come Up | Angie Thomas
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A longer list has been posted on the #botm website. Wonder how many are accurate for February or March. 🤔

Tnovo Guilded Wolves, Enchante, and small fry already showing as sold out 🤬, how is that possible already. 9mo
felinesandfiction @Tnovo its a glitch. They are in the process of getting everything set up. 9mo
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The Invited: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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After just finishing a really depressing book, I‘m having a hard time figuring out what to read next. So, I‘m going to give this ARC by one of my very favorite authors a try. 🤓📖

jillannjohn This looks really good! 9mo
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Brutal Telling | Louise Penny
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Pickpick

Well, that was dark and depressing.
But still the best book in the series so far.

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Saved | Edward Bond
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Same!!! 🙌🏻📚 9mo
Pamwurtzler Same here! 9mo
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Excited to start this one. 😊

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CoverToCoverGirl ❤️😊 9mo
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The Binding | Bridget Collins
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Thanks for the giveaway!
@Lel2403 🤓

Check out her feed for the original post.

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Sirens | Joseph Knox
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The post Infinite Jest book hangover is still lingering (I‘ve yet to finish a book this month), so I‘ve decided to try something by a new-to-me author. Here‘s hoping this will be the one that kick starts my reading for 2019.

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#botm day. 🤓📖

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Out of work until Tuesday with a pinched nerve.
Trying to focus on my book, but it‘s a challenge when I can‘t get comfortable. 😒

DGRachel Ugh. Feel better soon! 10mo
readordierachel Oh no! Hope you're feeling better soon! 10mo
BiblioLitten Love the bookmark! Feel better soon💕 10mo
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Infinite Jest | David Foster Wallace
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Am I crazy for wanting to read this all over again, even though I just finished it last week?!
Yes. Yes I am. 😆😬😬
@LazyDays #INJT2019

Bookishthoughts 🙌😊🤣 10mo
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The Year in Review | Freedom Forum Media Studies Center
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❤️📖🤓

Reggie Great Job!! 10mo
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Infinite Jest (-20th Anniversary) | David Foster Wallace
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Finished.
So sad it‘s over. I‘m going to miss these characters so much. 😢

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#BookishRewind2018

My top 3 books I read in 2018.
They each made a profound impact on me in different, but unforgettable ways and I could gush about them for hours.

All 3 are now on my Top 5 favorite books of all time list.

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Infinite Jest (-20th Anniversary) | David Foster Wallace
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🤓📖💙

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Infinite Jest (-20th Anniversary) | David Foster Wallace
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How I‘m spending my day off.

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Infinite Jest (-20th Anniversary) | David Foster Wallace
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It‘s Looking a bit battered, but so far I‘m 430 pages into this beast and feeling quite accomplished. 💙📖🤓

Becker Impressive- I‘m saving this one for my retirement. 10mo
Karkar I am a bit scared of this one .... it sits on my shelf and looks pretty 😮 10mo
Bookishthoughts Keep it up!🎉🎉 10mo
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Incandenza @Karkar It‘s super worth getting into. Starts off a bit challenging, but gets way interesting. 10mo
Velvetsun @Incandenza Agreed. I‘m almost finished with it, and I find myself sad thinking about saying goodbye these characters. Btw...love your username. 😊 10mo
Incandenza @Velvetsun Thank you, I‘m in love with the book so thought I‘d tie in some bit of homage. Luckily I‘m only 600 pages into this leviathan, so I won‘t be saying goodbye for a while. 10mo
Velvetsun @Incandenza It‘s such a wonder of a book. Once I got about 75 pages in, I was all in. I love that some of the footnotes have footnotes. Everything about it is brilliant and unique. 10mo
Incandenza @Velvetsun It makes you work, and I love it. (edited) 10mo
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