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BeththeBookDragon

BeththeBookDragon

Joined May 2016

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Introverting in my bedroom with this book! ❤️

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The Real Frank Zappa Book | Frank Zappa, Peter Occhiogrosso
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My best friend painted this for me for my 40th birthday. I smile every time I walk by it

JanuarieTimewalker13 Love it!!! 4mo
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Should you?

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Ha!

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bewareofwords 😂😂😂 I might have to give this book a try... 5mo
SaraFair Working on it! 5mo
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The Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai
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I have a feeling this is going to gut me...

Samplergal It may. It‘s so good. 7mo
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Starting a new book tonight!

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The whole book is full of lovely little phrases like this one...

BookishMarginalia 😂😂😂 7mo
britt_brooke 😆 7mo
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Convenience Store Woman | Sayaka Murata
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This might have one if the strangest stories I‘ve read. But I kind of liked it!

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I ran out of steam on Flavia several books ago. But here is another book narrated by Jane Entwhistle 😊

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Less than $2 a day, and statistically, this is your water, transportation, cooking and food.

Texreader Reminds me of a wonderful book I read in high school 9mo
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The Haunting of Hill House | Shirley Jackson
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So I read this book, and while I‘m admittedly reading another book while my husband is watching the show, I can‘t follow what is happening. Did they take that many liberties?! #netflix

SoniaC I liked the Netflix show but I saw no connection to the book at all except they both star evil houses. 10mo
ohyeahthatgirl It wasn't really an adaptation, more like a retelling. Hill House is a character and each of the characters' names are Shirley Jackson related, but that's about it. 10mo
BeththeBookDragon @SoniaC @ohyeahthatgirl I was confused... I told my husband ‘Oh I read that book and the show is supposed to be good! You should watch it.‘ Then he kept asking me questions and I had no idea... 10mo
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Need something a little lighter!

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Yes. A thousand times yes.

booksandsympathy 👏👏👏 10mo
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Lethal White | Robert Galbraith
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Excellent as usual!

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Hmmm 🤔

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I‘m suspicious of people that brand themselves to begin with, and I suspect that she‘s perpetuating the problem she claims to hate - simply by running a lifestyle blog for women - but it had some good tidbits, so I‘m a solid so-so on this one

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Two Dark Reigns | Kendare Blake
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Finished on the airplane... I brought 3 books and a loaded Kindle on this trip...

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Maybe it‘s the fact that it‘s nearly 2 AM and I just spent 6 hours at Haunted Halloween at Universal Studios - but this strikes me as funny...

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The Haunting of Hill House | Shirley Jackson
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Eleanor thinks ‘concretely‘ a lot...

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The Miniaturist | Jessie Burton
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Narrated by Davina Porter. Nuff said.

Linsy She‘s the best! 11mo
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Circe | Madeline Miller
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This one didn‘t seem as slow as The Song of Achilles, but I can‘t say just why... Also, #100 of 2019

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You should read this!

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Because they‘ve lost their meaningful social and economic opportunity

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This book is so. hard. to. read. But SO SO SO necessary

Prairiegirl_reading It‘s on my tbr but I shy away each time I‘m choosing something new. For exactly this reason. 13mo
Crewgurl How‘s that lady Darby hold coming? Lol 13mo
DivineDiana Excellent! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 11mo
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Angelmaker | Nick Harkaway
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I have no idea what to think about this book.

Victoriahoperose Omg. So glad I‘m not the only one. 13mo
BeththeBookDragon @Victoriahoperose Some of it was funny, some I couldn‘t follow and it was longggg 13mo
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Code Girls and preseason football 😊 After arriving home late from a work trip,
It‘s just what I need

Aims42 I loved this book 😃 Enjoy your night!! 13mo
BeththeBookDragon @Aims42 I am really enjoying it too! 13mo
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A quick listen on time!

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A Reaper at the Gates | Sabaa Tahir
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Does anyone know if this is the end of a trilogy or just an installment in a series?

xicanti I'm pretty sure I've heard there'll be four or five books total. 14mo
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Not a fan of TV/Movie covers, but I‘m enjoying what‘s inside!

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Still working on this one... had to switch to print, someone else wanted the audio! #greatamericanreads #pbs #pbsgreatamericanreads

bookandcat I'm working on the #gar books too, this is one of them for me! I have about 30-40 left I think. 14mo
Hoopiefoot And a Dogfish Namaste to boot. Cheers! 🍻 14mo
BeththeBookDragon @bookandcat I have 44 left - I couldn‘t believe how many of them I hadn‘t read - some I‘d never heard of! 14mo
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BeththeBookDragon @Hoopiefoot It‘s a new fave for me! 14mo
bookandcat @BeththeBookDragon I'm LOVING the one I'm working on now (it was new to me): 14mo
BeththeBookDragon @bookandcat I just put that one on my ever growing hold list at the library! 14mo
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If the print book has diagrams, you should read it instead of listen...

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I liked this book - the narrator was really good - but had some issues with what I saw as one major character inconsistency: May never really addresses the issue of multiple wives. Not in the way I would have expected from her character. Just me?

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Things Fall Apart | Chinua Achebe
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Outsider | Stephen King
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So. Good.

Suzze I just bought it. But I have three ARCs that I need to get read. I‘ll just keep staring at it longingly. 1y
BeththeBookDragon @Suzze I am listening, and Will Patton narrated the Finders Keepers trilogy for King. He‘s really good. 1y
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The Solitaire Mystery | Jostein Gaarder
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It‘s finally under 90 degrees...

MicheleinPhilly 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 This week‘s weather has been BRUTAL! 1y
Ashley_Nicoletto It cooled off enough here for me to weed my garden in the middle of the afternoon today. 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 Its been miserably hot. 1y
readordierachel Oof. Hope the beer is helping. 1y
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Zelma Ooh, The Solitaire Mystery is so weird and good! (edited) 1y
BeththeBookDragon @Zelma It‘s a gem!! 1y
BeththeBookDragon @MicheleinPhilly @Ashley_Nicoletto @ReadOrDieRachel It‘s supposed to go back up this week 😩🤯😪 1y
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Another missing check mark from the #greatamericanreads on actual CDs! #greatamericanread

readingjedi I loved this series! 1y
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Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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Guys. There‘s a reason this is already one of 2018 best reads of the year...

hgrimes I really want to read this soon! 1y
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‘Being committed to equity and justice in a society that is not only racially unjust and deeply segregated, but which privileges your race at the same time, creates conundrums for white people.‘

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Tales of the City | Armistead Maupin
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I‘ve started working through the books on the Great American Reads Top 100 that I haven‘t read before. I loved this one!!

Reviewsbylola I just bought this. The reviews are so good! 1y
BeththeBookDragon @Reviewsbylola It was light and funny without being mindless... I really enjoyed it! 1y
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Yes....

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Hmmm. I have two boys; one is 9, the other 6. My 9 year old has entered this, and it‘s been a struggle to know how to deal with it - as a Mom. I didn‘t realize it was such a universal thing...

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Aims42 Perfect 👍🏻🍷📚 1y
susanw Awesome coaster! 🍷🍷 1y
BeththeBookDragon @susanw I know, isn‘t it great?! 1y
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Noir: A Novel | Christopher Moore
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Christopher Moore and Rocky Balboa

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This Could Hurt | Jillian Medoff
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Stressful, considering mi husband is currently working in a corporate office that has had a lot of layoffs in the last year 😳

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Hahahaha. PS. Love my new Paperwhite.

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I couldn‘t wait to start... I had to put down my other book. Which I almost never do... PS. Is a Kindle Paperwhite worth it?

BarbaraTheBibliophage I love my Voyage, but also loved my old Paperwhite. p.s. This book‘s on my TBR! 1y
BeththeBookDragon @BarbaraTheBibliophage What‘s the difference? I haven‘t paid much attention! 1y
Reviewsbylola Idk but I was tempted to buy a paper white the other day when they were on sale. 😂 1y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage One is newer and a little fancier. A little heavier too, which is the downside for me. Personally I‘d buy the cheaper and lighter model again. 1y
BeththeBookDragon @BarbaraTheBibliophage Is it backlit like the Fire? Or is it more like the Paperwhite? I think the screen is hard on my eyes as I spend all my work days in front of a computer screen... 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage The Voyage‘s backlight is more like a Paperwhite than a Fire. 1y
Kindredanne I have the newest Kindle Paperwhite and I love it!! 1y
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Coraline | Neil Gaiman
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I can‘t believe I‘ve never read this before!

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