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amvs1111

amvs1111

Joined May 2016

Reading's my superpower. I also enjoy being a psychologist, meditating, and eating all the food.
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Crux by Ramez Naam
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Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman
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This book is delicious. Intersectional body positivity?! Just what I needed right now. #loveyourself #readingwomenwriters #feminism

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Interpretation of Dreams | Sigmund Freud
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I don't use this in my work, but I think old Freud texts are a fun psychologist bookshelf staple. This edition is from the 60's.

#dreams #heartsandhardcovers

walryan5 Are you a psychiatrist? My ex is a psychiatrist. I enjoyed reading about dreams. And sometimes I do believe that they can be interpreted. But sometimes I just think they are dreams. Our subconscious is so dominant! 12mo
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The Road | Cormac McCarthy
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A man is fueled by his #truelove for his son as they journey across a bleak and horrific dystopian landscape. To me, this novel is a love story at heart, underlining the power of our love for others in the most seemingly hopeless circumstances.

#heartsandhardcovers

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m going to have to look it up!! 2y
Ashley85 Also sitting on my TBR shelf! 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Ashley85 It's one of my favorites--in my top 5 of all time! 2y
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Have you read this Eco? The premise of someone waking up to remember nothing of his life other than what he's read is intriguing as a reader. It's been on one of my tbr shelves for years, but, perhaps ironically, I keep forgetting about it.

#thisremindsmeof #🔥

MichelleScott_author I read The Name of the Rose which was really good. 2y
tournevis I have read all of Eco, whether academic, commentary or fiction. And I have at least liked all of it. This one is my third favourite of his fictions, after Foucault's Pendulum and Name of the Rose, in order. 2y
amvs1111 @Coffeeshopreviews Also unread on my shelves somewhere around here. 🤔 2y
amvs1111 @tournevis For those of us newer to his work, would you recommend reading the three in any particular order? 2y
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Pygmalion | George Bernard Shaw
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Eliza was shaped into a #richmansdream as she became both more and less herself. I don't typically read plays, but this one speaks to me. I'm also partial to this beat-up old copy that I got who knows where.

#fiercefeb

Gezemice I agree, it speaks to me, too. 2y
batsy Great review and excellent pick. Love seeing that older edition, too. 2y
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amvs1111 @batsy Thanks! I love perusing used bookstores. 2y
Cinfhen I'm totally echoing @batsy nice pick! 2y
amvs1111 @Cinfhen Thanks! 2y
Centique Awesome choice! 2y
amvs1111 @Centique Thanks 😄 2y
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Between the World and Me | Ta-Nehisi Coates
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I listened to Coates present the audio version of his love letter to his black son growing up in the US. As the white mother of a fierce and kind brown girl living in this crazy nation right now, it was a gut punch reminder of my privilege and all the things that I can't prepare my daughter for. Powerful, and I definitely recommend the audio.
#fiercefeb #tobeyounggiftedandblack #readsoullit #signofthetimes

HOTPock3tt ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
batsy 💜 I'm planning to try and read this along with Baldwin's The Fire Next Time. 2y
DivineDiana Yes, the audio touched me profoundly. 2y
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LauraBeth It‘s definitely tough and tougher than I ever thought it‘d be. Last night at the bookstore there was a woman wearing a shirt with a confederate flag on it and it said - I wear this just to piss you off. And you know what? When we left the store and got in the car, my daughter (who is 13), put her head in her hands and started to cry. 2y
amvs1111 @HOTPock3tt @DivineDiana @Cinfhen ♥️♥️♥️ (edited) 2y
amvs1111 @batsy I need to read more Baldwin this year. ♥️ 2y
amvs1111 @LauraBeth Sending big hugs to you and your girl. After the election, my daughter, who is Latina and 14, was asked by some classmates when she would be deported. My heart breaks for our girls and, at the same time, I'm more motivated than ever to work toward change. 💔💪♥️ 2y
Cinfhen That's horrible @LauraBeth people can be such A holes 😔😠 2y
Cinfhen Same from your sweet girl too @amvs1111 2y
amvs1111 Thanks @Cinfhen ♥️ 2y
Sue @LauraBeth @amvs1111 That's so awful. Hugs to you both and your amazing daughters too. 2y
amvs1111 Thanks @Sue 💜 2y
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Flowers in the Attic | V C Andrews
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Anyone else shamelessly obsessed with VC Andrews in a past life? As a teen, the salacious #secrets throughout her books kept me turning pages. I wonder what it would be like to read these now. 🤔 #heartsandhardcovers

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏼‍♀️ 2y
HotMessJess Throws me back to being a kid- I loved these books 2y
JoScho Oh yeah! 2y
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Leftcoastzen If I had a nickel for every VC Andrews Book I sold in the first bookstore I worked at.young girls asking “do you have that attic book?I think there‘s a sequel,petals something.” 2y
ephemeralwaltz Should I read the second one? Hmmm.. 2y
amvs1111 @Leftcoastzen Ha! I don't doubt it! 2y
amvs1111 @ephemeralwaltz I definitely read the second, the third... No idea if I would recommend them now but loved them back then! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @amvs1111 nope I read so many of those!! 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I've thought about a reread but I'm afraid I wouldn't like them now and don't want to ruin the nostalgia! 2y
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Introduction to the benefits of mindfulness meditation on mental health. #Freedom from unnecessary suffering (but not useful pain) through acceptance and being present in the moment. #readingresolutions

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I love that the #moderngirl in this book is the fierce and sassy daughter of undocumented immigrants. Representation matters. Especially right now. #fiercefeb

batsy I must read this! Sounds really good. 2y
BookMaven407 Agreed! 2y
Cinfhen Same @batsy See day one and your TBR probably doubled #stacked 2y
batsy Totally, @Cinfhen and my TBR was already out of control to begin with! I feel so bad for my nonfic book exchange match 😂 All these books got me so excited 💞📚 2y
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I've been in a reading slump this week. I've picked up several books that I just can't seem to keep reading. Not sure if it's my mood, the books, or poor fit between the two. I'm going to try this one. Any ideas for slump-busting reads are also welcome!

2BR02B I'm reading this and it's delightful: 2y
TommieMarie74 Often, when I‘m in a reading slump, I go for books that I know will be fast-paced from the beginning but won‘t necessarily require a lot of emotional investment on my part. That usually equals a mystery or suspense novel for me. 2y
amvs1111 @2BR02B It sounds good--thanks! Added to my tbr. 2y
amvs1111 @TommieMarie74 That's a good idea! 2y
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I finished the second in the Wayfarer series and am grumpy about having to wait *months* for this one (the third) to come out. I'll miss hanging out in this universe until then.

RaimeyGallant That's the worst. :) 2y
amvs1111 @RaimeyGallant Agreed. Patience is overrated 2y
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Two Boys Kissing | David Levithan
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I can't pick just one #favlgbtqauthor but I certainly appreciated this brief but moving novel. Levithan interweaves the omniscient observations of the deceased from the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with current gay youths' stories of love and struggle. You should read this if you haven't yet. 🏳️‍🌈

#newyearreads

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Did y'all see this? Which are you picking? I'm leaning toward What I Told My Daughter.

https://glose.com/o/we-march-2018

#womensmarch2018
#readingwomenwriters

Cinfhen Thanks for sharing😊 2y
amvs1111 @Cinfhen Of course! 2y
kspenmoll Thanks, checked this out & texted link to friends at March etc. I chose book by Pearl Cleage. 2y
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amvs1111 @kspenmoll Excellent! After reading the Cleage synopsis, I'm leaning more toward it now. Luckily I have a day to overthink my pick. 😏 2y
BookMaven407 Excellent! Thank you for sharing! 2y
amvs1111 @BookMaven407 My pleasure to share fun news like free books! 2y
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The Fall | Albert Camus
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#quotsyjan18

I work with folks who are often in #crisis, facing many challenges and obstacles, and am continually moved by the resilience and strength of human beings. This Camus quote reminds me of some superhumans I have the pleasure to know.

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An irreverent little book with sound yet snarky advice on how to find #peaceofmind using tenets of psychology and Buddhism. It's been on my shelf for years and brought a smile when I stumbled across it. If you need a pick-me-up, check it out (in print because the illustrations and fonts are delightful).

#newyearreads

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I need this!!! 🧡💛 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It's a funny/helpful read! 😃 2y
Gezemice Looks like fun! 2y
amvs1111 @Gezemice Definitely! 😃 Fun self-help for people who may roll their eyes at self help 2y
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A Closed and Common Orbit | Becky Chambers
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Sage would prefer that I focus on him rather than my current read. It's a good one though! It's second in the Wayfarer series. You should definitely check it out if you enjoy humorous fantasy/sci-fi with a diverse cast of characters that skillfully incorporates issues of species, race, and gender.

#calloutthedogs
#nuyear
#dogsoflitsy

TrishB Beautiful ❤️ 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TrishB Thanks. He's the laziest dog ever! He didn't get out of his bed until after 10 today. ❤️ 2y
BookMaven407 💕🐶 2y
amvs1111 @BookMaven407 😊He's a snuggler ❤️ 2y
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One of my all time favorite reads: a twin's struggle with his #conscience in caring for his brother with schizophrenia while trying to keep his own life afloat. Loved the story within a story that helped him understand his family influences and, thus, himself. I'm planning a reread though I'm curious if my reading experience will be different now that I'm in the mental health field.

#newyearreads

Mitch Read this a long time ago and every time I prune my shelves it survives the cut. Might pull it down and reread. 2y
bookloo I have this! Massive book, may need to finally read. ♥️ 2y
amvs1111 @Mitch For good reason! 😃 2y
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amvs1111 @bookloo Yes! It's so engaging though that I finished it before I even realized it. 😃 2y
bookloo @amvs1111 Good to know! 😍 I recommend Everything Here Is Beautiful if you love books that deal with mental illness in regards to siblings. It‘s literally the same concept but between two sisters. ☺️♥️ 2y
amvs1111 @bookloo Thanks! And my tbr grows ❤️ 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love this book!!! What do you do in mental health? 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I'm a clinical psychologist and mainly provide psychotherapy for people with depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, and suicidality/self-harm. Not always easy work but I ❤️ my job 😊 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @amvs1111 definitely not easy!! Thanks for doing what you do! I‘m a nurse in a er so I see a lot of people with those problems 😢 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks for the props! And I'm sending appreciation right back at ya. We had our daughter in the ER recently and were so appreciative of the nurses who helped us until they got her into the OR for surgery. ♥️ 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @amvs1111 I hoe she is feeling better!!!! 💗💗💗 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks She is-thank you! Back to school Monday 💗 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @amvs1111 yay!!!! 👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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A compassionate look at the relationships among therapists and their patients. Written for newly-minted therapists but a refreshing read for seasoned practitioners and an intriguing look behind the curtain for nontherapists. While I don't agree with all of Yalom's views, I appreciate his discussion of the beauty and healing power of the therapeutic relationship. It's certainly why I do what I do each day.

#letters
#newyearreads

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Sounds very interesting!!!! 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It is! The writing's not full of jargon either. 2y
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Lucky Boy | Shanthi Sekaran
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I'm a third into this heart wrenching read about the merging paths of an undocumented Mexican woman and an Indian American woman struggling with infertility. There are too few novels that allow readers to witness the often traumatic struggle that female immigrants experience as they journey to the United States and what it means to live here in the shadows. Highly recommended thus far.

#readingwomenchallenge
#immigrant
#litsypartyofone
#poc

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Beautiful read about the lives of two 19th century Chinese women and the risks they take to stay connected. Though it's historical fiction, the loving and difficult emotions explored might apply to friendships between disempowered women during any century. One of my favorite books and a gift from my best friend several years ago.

#newyearreads
#flowers

#readingwomenchallenge

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty!!! I have this one, but haven‘t gotten to it yet! ❤️ 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I'm not a big reader of historical fiction but fell in love with it. Highly recommended! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @amvs1111 I love it and I‘m sure I will love this one too!! China Dolls was awesome!!! 2y
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amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Adding China Dolls to my tbr. Thanks for the recommendation! 2y
SilversReviews Really enjoyed this book!! 2y
amvs1111 @SilversReviews Me too! Much more than I even expected to! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @amvs1111 yay!!!! ❤️❤️ 2y
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The Book of Lamentations | Rosario Castellanos
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I want to read this Mexican classic examining the relationships among indigenous Mayans and landowning peoples in the fictionalized 1930s but am trying to avoid book buying. I've heard great things about this book's exploration of oppression and power connected to gender, culture, and money. Why doesn't my library own it?!

#readingwomenchallenge

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She's not on litsy, but my daughter's current book sounds like an incredibly powerful read about a black South African boy's experiences during apartheid. Moving true story for this MLK weekend.

#litsypartyofone

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House of Leaves | Mark Z Danielewski
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I've been meaning to read this for ages and keep forgetting that I own a well-worn copy a grad school lab mate gave to me years ago.

#forgotten #newyearreads

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I forget about books all the time!! 🤦🏼‍♀️ 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Better to forget about them because you have too many than run out of things to read! 👌 (edited) 2y
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I can't fully comprehend much of it but this sounds like a love letter written to physics, mathematics, and the cosmos. Beautifully written and it's possible that I may be learning something.

#currentlylistening

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Nausea | Jean-Paul Sartre
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#newyearreads #writtenbydeceasedauthor

Existential fiction. This cover. 🖤

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Cover is awesome!!! 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Agreed! It has quite a feel to it. 2y
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Aeneid | Virgil
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I snapped this from Cuckoo's Calling. It speaks to me.

#newyearreads #meaningfulquote

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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I was initially having trouble getting into this book. Having a sick day in bed with some coffee in one of my favorite mugs is helping. I'm starting to care about the characters and their futures. As I learn about Sarai's gift, I'm also finding the plot much more intriguing.

#inmymug #newyearreads

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Feel better!!! That mug!!!! 💗💗💗💗💗💗💗 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks! My amusement at this mug sure helps me feel a bit better. 😏 2y
bookloo Sending love. ♥️ 2y
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amvs1111 @bookloo Thanks 😊 2y
DivineDiana Fabulous mug! Hope you are feeling better! 2y
amvs1111 @DivineDiana Thanks! Back to the grind today. 🙂 2y
Jee_HookedOnBookz Love your mug! 9mo
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Wrinkle in Time | Madeleine L'Engle
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I'm not sure how I feel about this cover. 🤔 I am, however, very much enjoying listening to my first favorite book. Meg is so full of self-doubt, love for family, and exasperated sass. I can see why she spoke to me reading this the first time as a pre-teen.

#newyearreads #reread #currentlylistening

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I need to read this!!! ❤️❤️ 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yes! It's sooo good 💗 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @amvs1111 beautiful nail polish!! I can see so much better on my iPad that I haven't used in forever!! 2y
amvs1111 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks! 😊I know what you mean about vision limitations--I'm trying to adjust to reading glasses 2y
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Feliz Día de los Magos! Anybody else celebrate the twelfth day of Christmas with gifts from the three kings? They brought our daughter this, which I will likely swipe from her soon!

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Book club brunch this morning to discuss this mystery (?) novel. And why yes, that is a little champagne of beers chaser that they give you with your Bloody Mary. 😄 As for the book, it held my attention despite being way longer than it needed to be. Lots of twists and turns, some predictable and some surprises. Probably a good pick for people who enjoy mysteries/psychological suspense. So so if that's not your thing.

BookMaven407 A friend of mine from Wisconsin introduced me to the beer chaser with a Bloody Mary and now I couldn't drink one without it. Such a great combo 🍺Cheers! 2y
amvs1111 @BookMaven407 Smart friend! Delicious. 2y
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A Wrinkle in Time | Madeleine L'Engle
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I'm beyond psyched for this to be released. This cast though! I'm revisiting the series before its released in March to prepare. The book, as the first I ever chose to reread as a tween, holds such nostalgia for me. Because I devour print books, I plan to savor the series via audio this time around. Has anyone else listened to the audio version? Or planning a reread before the film comes out? #currentlylistening

Eggs Nostalgia - yesssss 💕 2y
amvs1111 @Eggs I can really see why my tumultuous tween self was so attracted to this book. Meg was having a rough time too! 2y
Eggs I read it several times in my life; it's oddly comforting. Yes to the tween comment; which is why I was so drawn to the Austin family chronicles by same author. Rereading them now 2y
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amvs1111 @Eggs Agreed! Very comforting. I've never read the Austin family chronicles! Watching the ya section of my tbr pile grow and grow... 😃 2y
Eggs Austin Fam reminds me of my youth and Midwest autumns. I believe L'Engle wrote several different series 2y
amvs1111 @Eggs Hmmmm...I live in the Midwest. Perhaps I should wait until autumn to drive in for the full experience? I enjoy when I'm in similar settings to the books I'm reading 2y
Eggs I get that😍 2y
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I'm about halfway through and feel like I still don't "know" the main character. Purposeful deception or poor writing? ? Still intrigued and want to finish this one up in the next couple of days so my book club members don't spoil it during our brunch. #currentlylistening

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So, I love Brené Brown, but this didn't speak to me like her others have (ahem, Daring Greatly). The ideas felt too familiar, which may just be the result of obtaining intensive clinical training on therapies focused on belonging and relationships over the past couple years. If you haven't read her work, I wouldn't start here. That being said, it's still worth reading for her exploration of creating belongingness in the age of Trump.

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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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Killer NYE brunch courtesy of my daughter. I may need a nap now before I dive back into my last read of the year.

Bookzombie 🤤 2y
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What a fun read! I thoroughly enjoyed traveling in this universe filled with interesting species and their fleshed out cultures. The diverse cast is lovable and often hilarious. This novel has a bit of everything--sf/f, adventure, romance, loss, politics, and some light exploration of ethical/philosophical issues. I'm eager to read the next installment in the series!

MrBook Nice review! 2y
amvs1111 @MrBook Thanks! Now I'm waiting for my library to get me the next in the series. Patience is not a virtue of mine. 2y
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So this is my what-just-happened-in-this-trilogy face. I think I enjoyed it? I will likely be thinking about this series for quite a while. A great journey for readers who love sci-fi/fantasy and like to try to make sense of weird happenings.

MrBook 😆👏🏻🙌🏻 2y
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Stone Sky | N K Jemisin
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This series. The world building, the characters...and, oh the character development! Even better is the diverse cast of characters in which women, LGBT folks, and POC aren't ignored or just cynically trotted out by the author. It's a joy to find a fantasy plot that feels so fresh. Anybody read Jemisin's other novels? Definitely on my 2018 to-read pile.

RaimeyGallant Great review! 2y
amvs1111 @RaimeyGallant Thanks! I definitely fell in love with the series! 2y
MrBook Nice review!! 2y
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amvs1111 @MrBook Thank you! 😊 2y
Mitch Just bought the first 3 in this series. It‘s something I wouldn‘t normally read, but the universal praise for the women and depth of thought has ensured its making its way up the TBR pile! #blameitonlitsy #thanksfortherecommendation 2y
amvs1111 @Mitch Excellent! I'm a big sf/f fan, but I think I would have fallen in love with this trilogy even if I weren't. I'll look forward to hearing your thoughts as someone stepping outside their usual types of reads! 2y
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Annihilation | Jeff VanderMeer
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Cheers to holiday reading with a Christmasy drink!

Oblomov26 Negroni? 2y
amvs1111 @Oblomov26 It was gin, soda, pomegranate, and rosemary. Delicious! (edited) 2y
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Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders
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Quite the cast for this audiobook! I'm halfway in and just starting to get to know the main characters due to all the switches in point of view. The acting is fabulous though. #currentlylistening

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A blend of the detailed science of trees and their ecosystems while charmingly anthropomorphizing old growth forests. I loved trees before reading and now feel even more connected to them. Check it out if you're a literal tree hugger!

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Practical Magic | Alice Hoffman
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I've been putting off reading this for quite a while, assuming that I'd ruined it by seeing the movie first. Not at all. The movie, which I love, is quite different from the book, which I also enjoyed. More character development and interpersonal drama in the book. But less magic. Worth a read! Happy Halloween! 👻

RaimeyGallant I didn't know there was a book! 2y
amvs1111 @RaimeyGallant It's good! And there's a prequel that was recently released that I can't wait to get to! 2y
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Fascinating and approachable analysis of the metacommunication in women's friendships. I highly recommend it and plan to read more of Tannen's work. I enjoyed thinking about how women connect through highlighting sameness. In honor, here's a pic of me with some of my favorite women sharing the same shade of lipstick during our last annual weekend together.

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Meddling Kids | Edgar Cantero
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I was expecting a silly riff on Scooby Doo. What Cantero delivered, however, was a scary, hilarious, and genre-bending satire. This one took longer than usual because it had enough horror to keep me from reading it before bed. During daylight hours, I enjoyed its fantasy, sci-fi, and queer romance themes.

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Satisfying end to the trilogy. Loose ends tied up, characters developed, and all that. I enjoyed the author's humorous writing style, which was not only in the dialogue but throughout the narrative. I will miss this fantasy world.

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I enjoyed this second round in The Magicians trilogy much more than the first book. The characters grew to understand their worlds and themselves, and they grew on me, particularly Julia. The deepened backdrop of this fantastic world is intriguing and thought provoking. I'm off to swim through book 3.

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This was an easy, decently written read I enjoyed with my feet in a baby pool. Contrast this with the privileged family in the novel complaining as they vacationed in Mallorca. Nevertheless, I found myself rooting for most of these flawed, and occasionally stereotypical, characters. I savored the food descriptions and appreciated the theme of cooking for family as an act of love.

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Nejma | Nayyirah Waheed
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Gorgeous.

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All the Birds in the Sky | Charlie Jane Anders
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Such a lovely mash up of the fantasy, sci-fi, romance, dystopian, and comedy genres. Not a bad spot to finish reading it either!

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The Course of Love: A Novel | Alain de Botton
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An engrossing look at how relationships, and we who are in them for years, evolve. I adored the accurate explorations of psychological theories sprinkled through this novel of one couple's journey past initial infatuation. Beautiful. (Also, shameless share of my grandparents who weathered so many decades together.)

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The Course of Love: A Novel | Alain de Botton
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Beautiful read on the hammock following a breezy nap.

JazzFeathers So envious. I'm at work and l'm melting 😵 2y
amvs1111 @JazzFeathers I hope a hammock and a book is in your near future! 2y
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