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Joined May 2018

Hobo-hermit who views used bookstores as meditative places and loves coffee ☕️ 📚
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Gilded | Marissa Meyer
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So excited to listen to this audiobook! Thank you, NetGalley! #gilded #marissameyer #rumpelstiltskin #booksbrewsandbooze #netgalley

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The Okay Witch | Emma Steinkellner
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So excited to read The Okay Witch! Anyone here read it? #booksbrewsandbooze #theokaywitch #emmasteinkellner

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A Letter to Three Witches | Elizabeth Bass
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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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Couldn‘t resist sharing another Dracula pic, because “it‘s frickin‘ bats!” 😂🦇😂 #dracula #bramstoker #booksbrewsandbooze

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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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The Great Cookie War | Caroline Stellings
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Currently listening to The Great Cookie War by Caroline Stellings 📚 Thank you, @netgalley and Second Story Press #netgalley #thegreatcookiewar #carolinestellings #netgalleyreads #middlegradebooks #booksbrewsandbooze

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Isn‘t this cover beautiful? I‘m currently listening to the audiobook “The Monsters of Rookhaven” by Padraig Kenny 📚 As you can see, the cover art is beautiful and the physical book has illustrations by @edward_bettison, and I‘m fairly certain I must add it to my library! #themonstersofrookhaven #padraigkenny #edwardbettison #booksbrewsandbooze Thank you @netgalley and @henryholtbooks, for the opportunity to listen to the book!

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Great characters. Tackles tough topics, but has a great balance of humor. Grief. Regrets. Mortality. Mental health. And Nelson, a character I greatly love. #booksbrewsandbooze #underthewhisperingdoor #tjklune

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Baba Yaga's Assistant | Marika McCoola
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Anxious.Librarian on Instagram is doing a spooky reading challenge and I‘m here for it! I‘d pick #BabaYagasAssistant for the Little Bookshop of Horrors square! #booksbrewsandbooze #trickortreatathon #spookylane21

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Chrissyreadit Love it! 4mo
tpixie Oh my!!!! I need that! 3mo
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Chrissyreadit I‘m glad you are sharing these! They are gorgeous! 4mo
tpixie Amazing! Thanks for sharing these! @Chrissyreadit I‘m charmed also!!! 3mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Chrissyreadit @tpixie Thank you so much! I‘ve got to pop on here more often because I see such lovely comments so much later than I ought to! 😂🥰 3mo
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Alice in Pop-up Wonderland | Lewis Carroll, J. Otto Seibold
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So I have a small (but growing) collection of pop-up books and look what I found this weekend! Two different pop-ups, one at an estate sale and one at a library‘s used book sale! 🥰 Books: The Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewis and Robert Sabuda) & Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll and Jotto Seibold) #booksbrewsandbooze #popupbooks #thechroniclesofnarnia #cslewis #robertsabuda #robertsabudapopupbook #aliceinwonderland #lewiscarroll #jottoseibold

DivineDiana I do love pop up books! Congratulations on adding to your collection! 4mo
booksbrewsandbooze @DivineDiana Thanks so much, I‘m really excited about these! Do you have a fave I should keep an eye out for? 💖 4mo
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A Brew to a Kill | Cleo Coyle
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Currently zooming my way through Cleo Coyle‘s Coffeehouse Mysteries! #cleocoyle #coffeehousemysteries #abrewtoakill #cozymysteries #booksbrewsandbooze

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Currently reading! I‘m quite behind on my ARCs and I‘m using this lazy, warm day to get some reading done!

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In Praise of Retreat: Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World 📚 By Kirsteen MacLeod 📚 Currently reading! It is fascinating to read this book after a year of retreat due to the pandemic. But the book refers to a more deliberate retreat, one that nourishes the soul. Just started the audiobook and looking forward to delving into it! #booksbrewsandbooze #inpraiseofretreat #findingsanctuaryinthemodernworld #kirsteenmacleod #netgalley #netgalleyreads

Mavey Wow! Stacked! 8mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Mavey enjoy! It‘s fascinating! 7mo
Mavey @booksbrewsandbooze Will sure do!💗 7mo
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Now onto this book!

Mavey Magical cover! Love it!💖 8mo
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It‘s cozy mystery time!

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Listened to the first one ages ago and was delighted to see the second one is free to listen to on Audible! #booksbrewsandbooze #thesweetestkindoffate #windycitymagic #crystalcestari

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Hamnet | Maggie O'Farrell

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Cathythoughts Oh I really loved this book ❤️ 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Cathythoughts Oh I‘m so glad to hear that! I had to restart it because it was quite cerebral in the beginning! 9mo
Leftcoastzen @Cathythoughts I‘m glad to hear that ! It‘s floating to the top of the TBRs. 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Leftcoastzen enjoy! Let us know how you like it! 8mo
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Three words to describe Deacon King Kong: Surprising. Funny. Community. 📚 #deaconkingkong #jamesmcbride #booksbrewsandbooze Thank you for the tag, @Mavey !

Mavey Wow! I love all these adjectives you've used to describe the book! Definitely on my TBR! Thanks for playing🥰💕 8mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Mavey a love letter to community! 💖 7mo
Mavey @booksbrewsandbooze Love a beautiful book filled with love💖 7mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Mavey me too! 🥰 7mo
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I‘m a big apple and cider fan. Heirloom apple orchards fascinate me! So the book “American Cider, A Modern Guide to a Historic Beverage,” by Dan Pucci and Craig Cavallo is a must-have. 🍎📚🍎📚🍎📚🍎📚🍎 #americancider #americancideramodernguidetoahistoricbeverage #danpucci #craigcavallo #historyofapples #booksaboutapples #booksbrewsandbooze #johnnyappleseed

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Meet Your Baker | Ellie Alexander
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Hello, my name is Ghost, and I‘m the troublemaker in the family! #booksbrewsandbooze

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Mansfield Park | Jane Austen
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Watching 1983‘s Mansfield Park virtually with my friend Stephanie, and drinking a beautiful cup of Vital Immunity tea from @twinstartribe 🍵🍵🍵🍵🍵🍵🍵🍵🍵#teaandme #booksbrewsandbooze #mansfieldpark #mansfieldpark1983 #janeausten

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SassyBookworm On my TBR list! 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze @SassyBookworm it‘s so freakin‘ amazing!!!!! Let me know what you think when you start it! 9mo
SassyBookworm @booksbrewsandbooze sure will! ❤️ 9mo
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The Lost Apothecary has officially made it onto my top 10 list of favorite books. It took me a few days after finishing it to get my thoughts together because I just wanted to soak up the book for a while.

First, author Sarah Penner did an amazing job writing this book. With a dual timeline and three different perspectives, it could have gotten very confusing, very fast. But it didn‘t - it wasn‘t hard to keep track of times (cont. in comments)

booksbrewsandbooze It wasn‘t hard to keep track of times and dates, characters and perspectives.

I listened to the audiobook of The Lost Apothecary and in addition to being well-written, it was also well-spoken. The narrators -- Lorna Bennett, Lauren Anthony and Lauren Irwin -- were top notch, appropriate for their ages and eras. I particularly enjoyed the richness of Bennett‘s voice, who spoke as Nella in the audiobook.
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booksbrewsandbooze This book had twists and turns and moments of such heartbreak, poignancy and wonder. It kept me wondering too, and guessing, and honestly, it made me want to drop everything and go mudlarking on the river Thames. 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze The ending of the book still has me reeling and wondering. I was very surprised by how the book ended. It‘s a wildly interesting book with strong female characters, family legacies, what it means to be maternal, what it means to have faith and maybe, just maybe… there‘s magic too. 9mo
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booksbrewsandbooze The writing, the plot, the twists and turns, the characters and the narration -- I‘m still savoring them days after finishing the book. It was a pleasure to experience this book and I look forward to reading it again. 9mo
Mavey I was waiting for this book so bad! And now I am even more eager to read it! Great Review! 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Mavey Aw yeah, I‘m so glad you‘re getting it! Let me know how you like it when you start reading it! 🥰 9mo
SassyBookworm Amazing review! Can‘t wait to read this now! 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Mavey haha, I‘m so eager to discuss it that I had to tell you that twice! 😂 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze @SassyBookworm I‘m truly enamored with it, it‘s so good! And the audiobook is INCREDIBLE 9mo
Mavey @booksbrewsandbooze 😄I'll get back to you very soon! 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze @Mavey 😍😍😍😍😍 9mo
Mavey @booksbrewsandbooze Hi dear friend! Hope everything 's alright on your end❤ 9mo
booksbrewsandbooze Hi @Mavey! I‘m here! 😍📚 9mo
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Anne of Green Gables | L. M. Montgomery
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More pics of the Anne of Green Gables pop-up dollhouse book... and a peekaboo Ghost! #booksbrewsandbooze #anneofgreengables #popupbooks #anneofgreengablespopupdollhouse

Caroline2 Wow! What a beautiful book. 💖 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @Caroline2 and then I found out there‘s a Little Women one too! 😍 2y
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Lost Lake | Sarah Addison Allen
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Do I ever love magical realism! Sarah Addison Allen is such a purveyor of magic. I‘ll read anything she writes because her character creation and storytelling is so damn good.

I cared about the characters 10 minutes into the book. That‘s magic. (rest of review in comments)

booksbrewsandbooze There‘s several twists here that I didn‘t see coming. Wow.

Selma is one of the most interesting and complex characters. She is unexpected.
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I get mild Big Fish (the movie) vibes from this... mostly in the magical realism aspect.
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booksbrewsandbooze Lost Lake is about the past, the present, the future... what it means to deeply love someone, what it means to deeply love a place, the sacrifices and decisions we willingly make for love, chosen family vs. biological family, the walls people put up, the power of female friendships. 2y
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It would make a great book to discuss with friends or your book club. Or just read it yourself, let it stay with you like letting chocolate melt in your mouth and appreciate the magic of it all.
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New Kid | Jerry Craft
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My March 2020 reads: New Kid by Jerry Craft, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman, The Oyster Catcher by Jo Thomas, Isabella and the Dragon by Eric Hahn and Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Backman #booksbrewsandbooze

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The Winemaker's Wife | Kristin Harmel
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What an incredibly sad and moving story. This is a book that will stay with me for a long time, one I know I‘ll talk about often.

Here‘s something I appreciate in books: Sometimes, the endings aren‘t always wrapped up nicely in a bow. Sometimes they don‘t wrap the reader up in a cozy blanket. Sometimes, they feel more real. This is one of those stories.

#booksbrewsandbooze #thewinemakerswife #kristinharmel #booksbrewsandboozereviews

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Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine | Madeline Puckette, Justin Hammack
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Books about wine 📖🍷📖🍷📖🍷📖 #booksbrewsandbooze #viticulture #booksaboutwine

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Midnight in Paris | Woody Allen
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I love this movie so much and this bookstore is on my list of places to visit! #midnightinparis #shakespeareandcompany #booksbrewsandbooze

TrishB The bookshop is amazing ♥️ 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @TrishB I‘ve never been but would love to visit!!!! 2y
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A Paris Apartment | Michelle Gable
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My review of A Paris Apartment, by Michelle Gable (and it‘s based on a true story, which I didn‘t know until I finished the book - fascinating!) #parisapartment #michellegable #booksbrewsandbooze #booksbrewsandboozereviews #booksaboutparis #marthedeflorian #labelleepoque

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A Paris Apartment | Michelle Gable
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My review of A Paris Apartment, by Michelle Gable (and it‘s based on a true story, which I didn‘t know until I finished the book - fascinating!) #parisapartment #michellegable #booksbrewsandbooze #booksbrewsandboozereviews #booksaboutparis #marthedeflorian #labelleepoque

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A Paris Apartment | Michelle Gable
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My review of A Paris Apartment, by Michelle Gable (and it‘s based on a true story, which I didn‘t know until I finished the book - fascinating!) #parisapartment #michellegable #booksbrewsandbooze #booksbrewsandboozereviews #booksaboutparis #marthedeflorian #labelleepoque

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Things My Son Needs to Know about the World | Fredrik Backman, Neil Smith
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I love his writing. He‘s one of my favorite authors. This book is so sweet, I wish I could buy it for every father out there. The way he loves his wife too? So heartwarming. #booksbrewsandbooze #thingsmysonneedstoknowabouttheworld #booksbrewsandboozereviews #fredrikbackman

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Reading Pride & Prejudice alongside Jennifer Ehle is the highlight of my days! (Epic bookmark repurposed from an @outofprint tag) 📖❤️ #prideandprejudice #janeausten #jenniferehle #whatwouldelizabethbennetdo #elizabethbennet #booksbrewsandbooze

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Britt-Marie Was Here | Fredrik Backman
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A short but sweet #booksbrewsandbooze review of #brittmariewashere by #fredrikbackman 💖

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New Kid | Jerry Craft
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Look who‘s at the top of the pile! So excited to read this book, the first graphic novel to be awarded the Newbery Medal!

#booksbrewsandbooze #newkid #newkidbyjerrycraft #jerrycraft #graphicnovels #newberymedalwinner

4thhouseontheleft It‘s a great book! 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @4thhouseontheleft Enjoying it a lot so far, it‘s so clever! I loved his work on Mama‘s Boyz so I knew I‘d love this too! 2y
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Stop everything to read or listen to this book. It‘s a quick read and one I‘d love to see everyone read, especially if you know someone with a memory issue. Keep tissues near and a journal to write down beautiful passages when you come across them, because I know you will. The author is one of the best writers I‘ve read. He knows things about the world and humanity that few people do and we‘re just lucky that he writes so we can know too.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Stacked!! I need a good cry! 😭😭 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It‘ll get ya right in the feels! 2y
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The Chess Machine | Anthea Bell, Robert Lohr
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A Witch in Time | Constance Sayers
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I‘m so excited to read this book! 😊 It has all the things I love in a book: France, witches & time travel! #awitchintime #constancesayers #booksbrewsandbooze #timetravelromance #whenwitchesread

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Baba Yaga's Assistant | Marika McCoola
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My one night stand 😂 Excuse the random crackers, I had a migraine that made me resort to eating nothing but crackers for a while! #babayagasassistant #achristmascarol #achristmascarolcookbook #tashatudor #bakercreekseedcatalog #thehobohandbook #alicesadventuresinwonderland #thesecretgarden #wutheringheights #talesofmysteryandmadness #booksbrewsandbooze

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Currently listening to! As part of the “country that starts with a C” #popsugarreadingchallenge prompt #booksbrewsandbooze #marillaofgreengables #anneofgreengables #lmmontgomery #sarahmccoy

TooFoo Just started listening to this. What did u think of it? 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @TooFoo I really love this book, it was so poignant in moments! How do you like it so far? 2y
TooFoo @booksbrewsandbooze I really liked this book. It was nice to hear Marilla‘s story. 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @TooFoo I completely agree! I‘m probably going to buy a hard copy because I liked the audio so much! 2y
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A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens
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Currently listening to A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 🎄 #booksbrewsandbooze #achristmascarol #charlesdickens #darknessischeap

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Found a new used bookstore today! The Book Rack in Vernon, CT 📚 #anirishcountrychristmas #patricktaylor

Crazeedi This is a terrific series!!! 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @Crazeedi I‘m looking forward to it! :) 2y
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booksbrewsandbooze @Crazeedi I haven‘t! This will be my first one! How about you? 2y
Crazeedi @booksbrewsandbooze I've read all but the last one 2y
booksbrewsandbooze @Crazeedi I‘ve got some catching up to do! 😂 2y
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Mary Poppins Comes Back | P. L. Travers
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