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huntersmom1977

huntersmom1977

Joined July 2017

My addiction to reading is REAL! If I could make a living by reading books, I would be a proud owner of my own ISLAND by now.
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Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
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JoScho ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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A House Divided | Pearl S. Bck
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Started this gem last night

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1984 | George Orwell
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Mine would be 1984 😆

AmyG HP 3y
LapReader The Great Gatsby and I haven‘t. I was 16 when I first read it though. 3y
Chelleo Harry Potter 3y
emz711 HP! 3y
Buchbeeg Animal Farm 3y
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Lying Game | Ruth Ware
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I just fall in love with British authors!! Love it ❤️❤️❤️

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The Outsider | Stephen King
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Happy New Year Littens! Been really busy with my new career and my reading pace has slowed down 😩 But managed this one! It was okay, just dragged. Was expecting better but beggars can‘t be choosers
⭐️⭐️⭐️/ 5

BarbaraBB I was so disappointed by this one! 3y
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Penpals | Lana Sundman
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Omg, can y‘all say Best PenPal ever? Thank you so much Danielle for your kindness and generosity. I hate being poor, especially around this time of year. But having friends like these just makes it a bit easier ❤️

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego H❤ H💚 H❤! 3y
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Found my new favourite author!! Amazing read
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CoffeeNBooks This is my 2nd favorite Ruth Ware book- my favorite of hers is In a Dark, Dark Wood. 3y
j.rye I loved in a Dark, Dark Wood too, @CoffeeNBooks! The tagged book was really good as well. I‘m just now starting The Death of Mrs. Westaway. 😍 3y
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Absolute gem! Loved it! Amazed

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I happen to glance at this online, and it really resonated with me. I‘m just sad that I haven‘t been reading as much I want because of life. Little things ya know?

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Pen Pals | Alexandra Pichard
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Lol!! Gotta love my amazing Pen pal @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego
Thank you so much for the card and the pampering mask! ❤️❤️❤️😂😂😂

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Happy Halloween! 💚🎃💚 3y
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Really loving this one so far. @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego You know me all to well. Thanks my friend ❤️

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Glad it's a good one. 😁 3y
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I absolutely loved this book. Main focus was how girls as young as 8 are sold into the sex industry and brothels in certain parts of India. Reality is that it‘s happening in our very own communities, regardless of where you live.😔
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Screamland | Harold Sipe, Hector Casanova
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I absolutely loved everything I received for #Screamathon!! Thank you so much for everything ❤️❤️❤️

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I got myself the same sleeve, so we can be twinning this month. 🎃😊👻 3y
erzascarletbookgasm Love that book sleeve! 3y
huntersmom1977 Awwww!! 🥰🥰 3y
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Soul Screamers: Volume 4 | Rachel Vincent
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Got my package in the mail the other day! Sorry for the late post. Will be mailing yours out on the 30. Hope it arrives in time 😬
#Screamathon

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Absolutely devoured this book! I have made so many notes and comments throughout the book. I will never donate this book because people will think I‘m a real BAD ASS! 😆
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

CamiDug99 This is one my wish list, excited to start it! 3y
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Loving this read ❤️

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Broken Hearts | R.L. Stine
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Wow! Just Wow! A huge shoutout and thank you to @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego
I‘ve been going through the after affects of a breakup for a couple weeks now. But my friend Danielle unexpectedly surprised me with this care package. I‘m so grateful for you! Thank you bunches!
P.S.... Doing better than ever!
Grateful beyond belief! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I'm glad it arrived! 💕💕 3y
huntersmom1977 Oh girl!! You have no idea how much this means to me!! ❤️ 3y
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A Little Life: A Novel | Hanya Yanagihara
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Best book hands down, so far this year!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/ 5
💔😭💔😭💔

AmyG Best book I have read in YEARS. 💕 3y
huntersmom1977 Agree @AmyG ❤️ 3y
CuriousG Yes!! 3y
Ilariap I totally agree! Loved it 3y
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A Little Life: A Novel | Hanya Yanagihara
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@squirrelbrain @Blaire

I‘m on pg 472 and you ladies are so correct!
My heart is broken! I‘m rooting for Jude. Wish I knew this fictional character in real life

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squirrelbrain I know, it really is 😭😭😭 3y
Blaire Yes...so crushing...but such realistic portrayals. 3y
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A Little Life: A Novel | Hanya Yanagihara
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Oh Em Gee!! Do ya‘ll realize I have been on a 13 month waiting list at my library for this book?!? I had the afternoon off and decided to go to my local thrift store, and BAZINGA, here is this beautiful piece of art, practically brand new for $3!!! Yep! The thrift gods were watching over me today 😊

squirrelbrain Be prepared.... 💔 3y
Suet624 13 months!! 3y
Blaire It is intense! 3y
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huntersmom1977 @Suet624 Yep!! I‘m actually happy that I found this book because I don‘t read fast like I use to. Now to only have 3 weeks to read a book through the library, gives me intense anxiety because I dislike rushing 😊 3y
huntersmom1977 @squirrelbrain @Blaire So far its unbelievable! I‘m prepared for the intensity and a broken heart ❤️ (edited) 3y
Suet624 Yes, I completely understand. 3y
dxmy Lucky!! An emotionally draining but GORGEOUS book, worth the heartaches 3y
huntersmom1977 Ugh I agree @dxmy 3y
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One of my favourite books!!!
I will see the movie, and I‘m pretty sure I‘ll cry till I have a panic attack, then pass out from a broken heart. Ugh!! Fabulous writing!!

laur89 Me too! I almost cried just watching the trailer. 😂 3y
huntersmom1977 @laur89 Me too girl!! Me too! ❤️ 3y
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Cat's Eye | Margaret Atwood
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This book reminded me so much of my childhood and what Elaine went through as a kid. My heart broke for Elaine and how she was bullied. I understood. It was like I was almost reading my diary from that time.
But I still loved it!! ☹️💔
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Izai.Amorim This kind of memory is always tough to revisit, no matter how old you get. 3y
huntersmom1977 @Izai.Amorim Yes it is, but years of therapy has worked lol 😊✌️ 3y
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A House Divided | Pearl S. Bck
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I just grabbed this at the thrift store for $1. I read The Good Earth years ago and I remembered it being amazing. I understand this is the 3rd book but never read the second. Should I chance it and read it anyways? Who am I kidding, I‘m going to read it regardless 🤣

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Cat's Eye | Margaret Atwood
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Oh my goodness! I devoured this hilarious book and developed a six pack overnight. I can relate to Allie on so many levels 😂🤣😂
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Suet624 Yes. Love this book. 3y
huntersmom1977 @Suet62 She has a couple more I want to read. What an amazing read 3y
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I can not get enough of Margaret Atwood ❤️
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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So excited I found this classic at the thrift shop yesterday! Forgot how good this book is 🥰

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Margaret Atwood never disappoints. Can‘t wait for the TV mini series
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Burning House | Ann Beattie
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1. 3000 Questions About Me
2. My old cookbooks from the 60‘s
3. Marshmallows 🏕

#WhatWouldYouDo
@DannyHattan

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Curiosity Killed the Cat | Sierra Harimann
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I‘ve joined LITSY over 2 years ago and I see a lot of you LITTENS reading more than 1 book at a time. I‘m so curious on how you can do that and I really admire you. I have ADHD and reading just one book..( Oh look a squirrel ) keeps me on my toes! Kudos 😊❤️

Chelleo Audiobooks! I listen to one book and read another in print. 3y
GondorGirl I do the same thing as @chelleo does. One audio book, one physical. And I try to pick different genes so I don't get confused. 3y
huntersmom1977 @Chelleo @GondorGirl Yes! You 2 are so right! I have a daily 1hr 30min commute to work during the week and I‘m kinda getting tired of my playlist music. I am definitely going to do this from now on! Thank you! You guys rock 😊 (edited) 3y
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Chelleo Same re: different genres. It doesn‘t take much to confuse me 😂😂😂@gondorgirl 3y
marleed I was one book at a time for years until I met a book club member who might have 10+ books in varying stages of reading. How?? She then asked me (and this was before Netflix binging became a thing) how many tv shows I followed. ...So that changed my perspective. 3y
huntersmom1977 @marleed I also can‘t even binge watch more than one show at a time😂 3y
JoScho I always have one on audio and one on my kindle. 3y
JoyBlue I sometimes read one book in the car and one book in bed (or on a walk, or while doing a jigsaw puzzle . . . ). Sometimes, they're different genres, but not always. There's nothing wrong with one at a time or multiple at a time—whatever floats your boat! 😉 3y
huntersmom1977 @JoScho & @JoyBlue Thanks ladies! I‘ve been listening to an audio book on my bus route to work and I‘m really enjoying it 😊 3y
JoyBlue @huntersmom1977 That‘s great! Have you experimented with playback speed yet? 3y
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I‘m 89 pages in and these 2 quotes stood out to me...
“Life is warped..I‘m just in sync” ( SO ME😂)

“The best way of being kind to bears is not to be very close to them ( DUH 😂)

AND I just found out they are currently in production with a TV Mini-series adapted to the MADDADDAM SERIES BOOKS!!!
EEEEEEEEEEK!

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I‘m currently reading this gem. I have yet to read Oryx & Crake but this is the third novel I‘ve ever read by Margaret Atwood and I vow to read every book she‘s ever published. I also loved The Handmaid‘s Tale. Gotta keep my eyes open for all her titles when I go book thrift shopping 🥰

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5
I would‘ve gave this book 5 ⭐️‘S, but I could‘ve done without the sex scenes.. Meh

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Oh boy!!! This quote described my 20‘s!! Glad I‘m older and wiser 😉 Loving this book so far

Izai.Amorim 👍👍 3y
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Fish Stick Fridays | Rhys Ford
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1. The 80‘s
2. Paper
3. Older. I‘m 42
4. Nope! Born in Portugal, came here at 10 months old. Canadian raised ( within a Portuguese home ) 😊
5. Tag away

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My current READ 🥰

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A House Divided | Pearl S. Bck
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Mehso-so

Ugh! I got the plot and theme, but.. BUT.. The style of her writing in this book annoyed me! It just bothered me on numerous occasions that she didn‘t use the comma button in the paragraphs and dialogue. Very confusing on my part 🤷🏻‍♀️
⭐️⭐️⭐️/ 5

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The Year of the Flood | Margaret Atwood
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This book made me think long and hard that God forbid if ever a plague were to wipe out the human race, that the ones who remain will hopefully know what to do to survive
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I scored these beauties for $2 in total! Halfway through “THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD”. Love Margaret Atwood

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I first read this chunkster many years ago. I just finished re-reading it, and am so glad I did. Any books by Wally Lamb are so worth the re-read
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Suet624 I really liked this book. 4y
huntersmom1977 @Suet624 I loved it also. The narrative from the brother who has paranoid schizophrenia, really tugged at my heart ☹️ 4y
Suet624 I had young twin boys when I was reading this and all of it tugged at my heart for obvious reasons. 💕💕 (edited) 4y
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huntersmom1977 @Suet624 Oh my that it so amazingly sweet 😘❤️❤️ 4y
Purrfectpages Great book! 4y
Curiouser_and_curiouser Ive had this for maybe 18 years when i was pregnant with my first and it was recommended to me by a friend, its def on my TBR list now that all of my kids are all in school, I didn't have to wait long at all.... 3y
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Mehso-so

This book reminded me a bit of The Nest. I liked this book but all the talk about finances and stocks bored me.
⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5

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Jonny Appleseed | Joshua Whitehead
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What a beautiful book! I absolutely loved this story about an Indigenous 2 spirit boy living on the Rez and in Winnipeg. His relationship with his Kokum and Tias,and how hard life can be at times. Get your tissues ready. This book gripped my heart!
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Wait! It's Friday | Chris Barash
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1. Historical Fiction
2. Crowds & Deep bodies of water 💧
3. Hairstylist
4. -28 ( I live in Winnipeg, Canada so that‘s the norm around this time of year ) 🥶
5. @Gaylagal2

Gaylagal2 Ahhhh, thanks😘 Right back at ya sister and have a great weekend 🤙🤓 @huntersmom1977 (edited) 4y
Izai.Amorim Winnipeg? That‘s where Neil Young comes from, right? 4y
huntersmom1977 @Izai.Amorim Yes! 😊😊 4y
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The Secret Orphan | Glynis Peters
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I absolutely loved this book! The whole historical fiction genre has always intrigued me and this book grasped me
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adult ADHD | Donald Haupt, M.D., Eileen Bailey
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I just got diagnosed with Adult ADHD last week and it explained a lot of why, what and how I was doing things so differently over the past years! Ex: it takes me forever to read a book; I tend to lose interest and focus at a new job after 3 weeks; I zone out watching movies and when people are having conversations w/ me; I start crochet/ cross-stitch projects and never finish them and a lot of other things! Medication and this book are helping! 😊

Libby1 ❤️ 4y
Gaylagal2 @huntersmom1977 I also have adult ADHD and was diagnosed in 2004. I struggle sometimes, but for the most part I've done well. If you're crazy determined (most women are👊) you'll be great!!❤️🤙 4y
huntersmom1977 @Libby1 & @Gaylagal2 Thank you tremendously for your thoughts and words of encouragement 👊😊❤️ 4y
Gaylagal2 @huntersmom1977 You are so welcome sister!😘🤙 4y
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Us Against You | Fredrik Backman
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I think I started off the new year with a bang, when I read this gem. I don‘t like sports, especially hockey but it was still a great read, nonetheless
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

Tomigirl44 I‘m waiting for this from my library and it should be available within a few weeks (after waiting months) - can‘t wait! 4y
CoffeeNBooks I'm finally going to get to read this soon- I've been on the reservation list for it since the summer, and I finally got to pick it up from the library the other day! 4y
huntersmom1977 @Tomigirl44 @CoffeeNBooks I also was on the waiting list @ my library but I saw it @ Walmart @ 40% off, and decided to just bite the bullet and purchase it 😊 4y
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Without Mercy | Lisa Jackson
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I always like a book that keeps you guessing to the very last page
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Izai.Amorim Feliz Ano Novo, Diane! 4y
huntersmom1977 @Izai.Amorim Obrigado Amigo and same to you! 😊❤️ 4y
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Untitled | Unknown
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Anyone else finish their 2018 Good Reads Reading challenge? I know it ain‘t much and kinda makes me sad because I use to be able to read at least 60 books a year easily. But as I get older, my attention span isn‘t the same. But I like to think I‘m beating that one person that is glued to a screen every waking moment and that I‘m at least feeding my mind. Happy Reading Everyone 😊❤️

Klou Well done!! That's great!!👍❤🎉 4y
huntersmom1977 Thank you @Klou 😊❤️ 4y
Lovesbooks87 Yay! Congrats! 🎉📚🎉📚🎉📚 I finished my Goodreads reading challenge too! Isn't it a great feeling to see that you made your goal! 4y
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JoScho Yay you! 🎉💜🎉💜🎉 4y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job!! 🎉🎉📚📚👏🏻👏🏻 4y
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