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emilycoc

emilycoc

Joined January 2017

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November 9: A Novel | Colleen Hoover
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Jumping on the Colleen Hoover train next - my best friend lent me this. #bookfourof2022

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The Push | Ashley Audrain
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How many months did it take me to start this? Too many. How many days did it take me to read it? Two. Couldn't put it down unless I had to.

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The Push | Ashley Audrain
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This is as good of a next choice as any! I think I bought this on Amazon a while back. Not sure what drew me to it, so we will find out! #tbr #whatirread #bookthreeof2022

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State of Terror: A Novel | Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton, To Be To Be Confirmed Simon & Schuster
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Great read! I remember that moment when I got hooked only a few chapters in.

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State of Terror: A Novel | Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton, To Be To Be Confirmed Simon & Schuster
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My next read, from the cozy comfort of my back deck! #booktwoof2022

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Nothing But the Truth | Marie Henein
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Finished up while sitting on my deck in the sun. 🌞 This was a speedy read for me. I don't always enjoy memoirs but I liked Marie Henein's because her writing style and story-telling were to the point and didn't belabour anything. I think I'd have enjoyed more stories from her law school days, as it felt like she went straight from youth to practice, but it's not my story to tell, just to absorb and enjoy.

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Nothing But the Truth | Marie Henein
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My next book, and technically my first read of 2022. My copy is inscribed with this note from my aunt who bought it for me. 🥰 #whatiread #bookoneof2022

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Finally finished it! It didn't take me so long to finish Planet Simpson because it was a bad read; I really enjoyed it. I blame my workload and my reading habits. As far as Planet Simpson goes, it felt like a memoir of the 90s and early 00s. It was a lot to take it and I think it would take a few more reads to absorb all the information. It felt like reading a podcast in a way and I am glad I found it.

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Forgot how great it is to sit down somewhere with a drink and READ.

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Also laughed at this one.

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I don't know if this counts as a quote from Chris Turner or not but I laughed hard either way.

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This is a bit of a different read for me, compared to all the fiction. I've always loved The Simpsons and recently discovered a Simpsons rewatch podcast. The two hosts recommended this book for every Simpsons fan and even had the author on their show a few times! I was sold. #booktenof2021

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Finished this up as I saw outside enjoying one of the last sunny days of the fall (I assume). This was a great read. I have always been a sucker for historical novels and wartime novels, so it was the best of both worlds for me.

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Taking advantage of a warm September 30th to sit outside. ❤️

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Been a minute for me. Finally taking the time to pick up a new book. I found this when perusing a bookstore in early April this year and it spoke to me. #booknineof2021

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"O" is for Outlaw | Sue Grafton
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I hadn't read this book before! Love finding a new "first read" from Grafton.

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"O" is for Outlaw | Sue Grafton
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My next read! #bookeightof2021

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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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I saw the movie first before I got to the book. Even with the preconceived notions, I still really enjoyed the book. Easy read.

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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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My next book. This is one of those books where I saw the movie before reading the book (I actually saw the movie twice; I fell asleep during the first viewing, but in my defence, it was nap time for my friend's children and I fell prey to that 😝). I enjoy reading books with a movie adaptation because I like to compare the two in my mind. #booksevenof2021

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"N" is for Noose | Sue Grafton
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This is one of the Sue Grafton novels that I DON'T remember reading before. It's great! Holds up so well with the rest.

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"N" is for Noose | Sue Grafton
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Greetings from my back deck aka my favourite spot in the house. I decided to stick to Sue Grafton to keep me on my book streak. #booksixof2021

rubyslippersreads Can‘t go wrong with Kinsey! 😃 1y
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"M" is for Malice | Sue Grafton
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Nothing like a Sue Grafton book to help me get back into the feel for reading! This one doesn't disappoint, although I did find the ending came out of left field a little.

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"M" is for Malice | Sue Grafton
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It's been a minute since I read a Sue Grafton book! Won't take me long to get through this one - it never does. #bookfiveof2021

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Blonde Roots | Bernardine Evaristo
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Although it took me WAY longer than I'd have liked, I really enjoyed this book. The ending was a bit unsatisfying for me, but overall, a great read.

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Blonde Roots | Bernardine Evaristo
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Enjoying some time outside before the rain comes. Also - I think I'll finish this today! #deckreads #patioreads #outsidereads #cupoftea

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Blonde Roots | Bernardine Evaristo
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Catching up on my reading today. 🙌🏼

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Blonde Roots | Bernardine Evaristo
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I had to come back to correct my earlier post - this isn't actually about Indigenous people in Canada! I'm still going to read it, but just didn't want people to be misled by my last post which references how and why I chose this book.

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Blonde Roots | Bernardine Evaristo
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Alright guys, my next read is up. This is the first book I thought of switching to from Catch-22 (but I ultimately landed on Big Little Lies). In the height of the BLM movement last year and everyone being more open about racial issues, I decided to try and read more about Indigenous people and their history in Canada. I bought the book but haven't gotten around to reading it until now! #bookfourof2021

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Big Little Lies | Liane Moriarty
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Great book. I watched the show first and loved getting to read the book and see how closely the show had followed it. Also glad to be back into reading.

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Big Little Lies | Liane Moriarty
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Hi everyone - I'm back after a month or so of radio silence. I have done so badly at reading, and I am trying to figure out why. I'm hoping that if I read a fictional piece from my shelf (and I LOVED this series too), it will motivate me to catch up on my goal! #booktwoof2021 #orisitbookthree #tbr #whatiread

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The end of the month. My reading progress is almost non-existent. I dropped the ball in February, but it was a hard month for me so I'm not going to beat myself up too much for it. All I can do is keep my eyes on my goal and do my best to achieve it. 🤗

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Afternoon reads ft. hot water and lemon in my Strange Planet mug.

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This has been on my TBR list for years. I finally bought it last year and it sat unread cause the stack was too high. 😅 moving definitely helped me start the stack over because I was forced to pack and unpack. Looking forward to this read and to keep with my goal of one book per month. #booktwoof2021

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I FINALLY finished this book. It took me months. Not because it was bad - I don't usually read non-fiction, so it took me a while to absorb, and then life got in the way, as it is prone to do. But I finished it, I enjoyed it, and I'm keeping in line with my reading goal for the year. In all seriousness, I appreciated how much I had to stop and think about what I had just read, and I hope to call back to this in every day life. #bookoneof2021

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Hi everyone! Happy New Year! Safe to say 2020 was not a great reading year for me - I dropped the ball a lot. It's time to start fresh with a new goal. I'm going to try and read 12 books this year, one a month, starting with the book I ended 2020 with. #bookoneof2021

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A book I meant to read much, much earlier this year. #bookelevenof2020

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"L" is for Lawless | Sue Grafton
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A Kinsey Milhone book always gets a 5-star rating from me!

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"L" is for Lawless | Sue Grafton
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You could have guessed I was bringing back another Sue Grafton for myself! #booktenof2020

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What a great piece of history! It took me a lot longer than anticipated to read because life happens, but it was so fun to read a book set in my home province. 😊

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It's been a minute since I've picked this book up! It's been a weird summer/fall for me, and I've struggled to get back into reading. Proud to say I actually allowed myself the time to sit down and read both a chapter of this and a textbook. I'll be back into it all soon!

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Untitled | Unknown
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Hi everyone! I've been MIA for so long lately. I just moved to a new house and have been busy with all the packing, moving, etc. Thought I would share an updated picture of my bookcase at the new house. 😁 (ps since the taking of this picture, I've unpacked bookends and the books on top are now standing upright).

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Guys! This book appears to be set in my home province! How cool is that?! #whatiread #maritimes #newbrunswick

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My next read - back to operation declutter! This book has been on my shelf for YEARS, but I don't remember ever having read it. The spine and cover are both very smooth too, as though it's never been opened (pictured here). Very excited to get into this! #booknineof2020

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"K" is for Killer | Sue Grafton
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Never takes me long to plot through a Sue Grafton novel! I don't remember ever having read this one before either.

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"K" is for Killer | Sue Grafton
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Last new book for a while, and then I'm back to operation declutter. #bookeightof2020

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The Wolf of Wall Street | Jordan Belfort
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Started off my Canada Day by finishing my book! I enjoyed this read, although I think I'll have to read his second memoir, "Catching the Wolf of Wall Street", to get more of the plot line that I remember from the few movie clips I've seen.

FantasyChick This has been on my shelf for forever! Happy Canada Day 🇨🇦 2y
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The Wolf of Wall Street | Jordan Belfort
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Book ✔️
Outdoors ✔️
Beer ✔️

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The Wolf of Wall Street | Jordan Belfort
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Next read is one recommended by my profs in my latest class. #tbr #whatiread #booksevenof2020