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Such a Fun Age | Kiley Reid
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I was thinking this one @kellyann28 @LazyDays @TheBookKeepers
Or is it a bad idea to pick an Arc in case it gets lost? #lmpbc

kellyann28 Oh this sounds like a good one! I think using an ARC with this group will be fine! 3d
LazyDays @kellyann28 yeah that would be a bummer if it was lost. I have moved since our last LMPBC so hopefully they have it together. I could always UPS yours just to be safe.😊 3d
LazyDays Looks like a good one! 3d
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irre I‘m sure it will be fine @LazyDays 😘 3d
TheBookKeepers Wow! Chills reading the blurb!! I‘d love to read this one! 3d
irre I think we have a winner!! Time to start reading 😀 @TheBookKeepers @LazyDays @kellyann28 3d
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This was great. 4 ⭐️

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My Dark Vanessa | Kate Elizabeth Russell
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I‘m so excited this came in the mail today. Heard a lot of great buzz about it at BEA and listened to the author speak about it. I was in the line to get a signed copy, but they ran out of books. So thankful @WilliamMorrowBooks mailed me a copy.

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Another great novel by Rene Denfeld. Difficult subject matter, but still full of hope.

JanuarieTimewalker13 I still need to read this author! I own 2w
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Heaven, My Home | Attica Locke
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More great books! 😍 #BookExpo

SilversReviews Nice!! ENJOY!! 2w
valeriegeary Attica Locke! Jealous! Lucky you! 2w
Hazel0303 What a great selection you have!! Great work!! I am so excited about the new Attica Locke. Question - how do you qualify to go to book expo? 2w
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Lots of great books today. I‘m most excited about the tagged book. My kids were happy too with all the books I got for them. #BookExpo

britt_brooke Nice!! 2w
MrBook Niiiice! Seeing you tomorrow? 😁🤞🏻🤞🏻🤗 2w
irre @MrBook I hope so. I‘ll keep my eye out. 2w
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MrBook @irre 🤗 Many of us are meeting afterward for dinner. Convo in Slack! 😁 2w
MrBook @irre Where are you now? 2w
irre @MrBook In line for Harper arc drop 2w
MrBook Okay. We *will* see each other 😆 2w
irre @MrBook 😀 2w
MrBook @irre I‘m standing on the Table 3 standby line if you want to come by. I‘ll be here for a bit. I‘m near the front of it. Author is Cahalan 2w
irre @MrBook Planning on going to middle grade buzz authors now. 2w
MrBook @irre 👍🏻👍🏻 Max Brooks line 2w
SilversReviews Love William Kent Krueger...enjoy all of your books. 2w
irre @SilversReviews Thanks. Missed you! 2w
SilversReviews @irre Thanks...I really missed everyone too. How was Speed Dating? 2w
SilversReviews Ooooo...I have already read NEVER HAVE I EVER...hope you like it. 2w
irre @SilversReviews Speed dating was great as always! 2w
SilversReviews @irre 😊 😊 2w
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Folk med ångest | Fredrik Backman
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Another great one by Backman, although I think it‘s the first time I didn‘t cry while reading his books.

MelissaSue81 Can‘t wait for this to come out in English. I think January? 3w
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Strategies for Teaching Writing | Roger Caswell, Brenda Mahler

#teachersoflitsy
I need your help! This summer I want to read some great books about teaching writing to elementary schools students (1st/2nd grade) Writing is the subject I enjoy teaching the least, but I really want to change that. Hit me with some recommendations!

Lauram Good luck! I hope someone is able to help you out with some great recommendations. 1mo
slategreyskies I love writing, but I don‘t understand your question. Do you want childrens‘ books about writers and their lives or do you want books that will teach children how to write? 3w
slategreyskies Oh—- or do you want book recommendations for adults on the subject of teaching writing to children? 3w
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slategreyskies I was picturing you sitting in a chair with children sitting in a semi-circle in front of you while you read to them out loud from a childrens‘ book, but I‘m not sure if that‘s what you meant or not. Sorry—- I‘m overthinking it! 😂 3w
irre @slategreyskies I‘m looking for books for me to read about how to teach writing to elementary students. 3w
slategreyskies That sounds tricky. I don‘t know much about writing in those grades. This book does look good, though—- No More “I‘m Done!” by Jennifer Jacobson. :) 3w
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I listened to this in one day. It was great! 4.5 ⭐️

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The Bride Test | Helen Hoang
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BookMail is the best mail! #BOTM

Reviewsbylola Yes!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 (edited) 1mo
marleed I‘m finding this to-read book irresistible and may not be able to wait for it to drop to me from the library! 1mo
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#readharder
An #ownvoices book set in Oceania
Available on #Hoopla

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Letter from the Birmingham Jail | Jr. Martin Luther King
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#Readharder
A book written in prison

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I Miss You When I Blink: Essays | Mary Laura Philpott
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Many relatable moments. 4⭐️

Megabooks I‘m dying to get this from the library! 1mo
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Bowlaway: A Novel | Elizabeth McCracken
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This book arrived today for #LMPBC #round5 #GroupA
Both previous readers stopped at page 79. I hope I like it better.

Erinreadsthebooks I hope you like it better, too! 1mo
irre @Erinreadsthebooks I read another of her books but didn‘t love it so don‘t have high expectations. Maybe I‘ll be surprised. 1mo
LMJenkins 😔 I‘m sorry I picked such a dud! It does make me feel a little bit better that I wasn‘t alone with my lack of enthusiasm. 1mo
irre I sent this out to you today @fandom_hellspawn99 Sorry, but I couldn‘t get through it @LMJenkins @Erinreadsthebooks 2w
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Lots of great books this month.
9 audio books.
Favorites:
Good Talk
Shout
This Is a Story of a Happy Marriage

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego A good month! 📖💖 2mo
rather_be_reading 👏👏 2mo
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I borrowed this on #Hoopla first, but I think it works better like this so you can really see the beautiful pictures. Get ready for your tbr to explode.

Chelsea.Poole Love this one ♥️ 2mo
TamaraH71 I agree. Some books are meant to held, looked through and savored. This is one of them. 2mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I love this book. It's stunning. 2mo
AmyG Such a special book. I got it as a gift and I cherish it. 2mo
blamethestardust This looks beautiful! ❤️ 1mo
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Outline: A Novel | Rachel Cusk
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Mehso-so

I won a signed copy of the last book in this series so of course I had to go and buy the first two. (It drives me crazy that the second one is different!!)
The book is pretty much made up of different conversations. Although some parts were interesting, I found my mind wandering. 3 ⭐️ I‘m not rushing to read the other two.

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Pärlfarmen | Liza Marklund
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Skip this one.

Tove_Reads Har aldrig hört om den. Ser annorlunda ut än hennes andra böcker. 2mo
irre @Tove_Reads Ja den var annorlunda. Jag har läst alla hennes böcker men den här var inget att ha. 2mo
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3⭐️

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To Night Owl From Dogfish | Meg Wolitzer, Holly Goldberg Sloan
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Delightful middle grade novel #readharder #blameitonlitsy

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This was such an engaging read! Highly recommend. #BOTM

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Mehso-so

Really interesting story, but the audio was a bit long.

TamaraH71 The Theranos case is batshit crazy. I just watched the documentary on HBO. I read the book. I thought the audio would be too confusing and dry. 2mo
irre @TamaraH71 I‘m definitely interested in watching the documentary. 2mo
TamaraH71 Do it. The opening moments with her unblinking at the camera are unsettling. Her voice is also disturbing as is described in the book. The whole thing is engrossing. i didnt expect to sit thru the two hour documentary but i did. Whew.. 2mo
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White Card: A Play | Claudia Rankine
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An interesting play.

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Just finished this for my IRL book club meeting on Wednesday. Our next book is Perfect Peace.

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This was absolutely lovely. 😍😍
Available on #Hoopla

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The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah
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I started this a long time ago, but couldn‘t get into it. That was until I switched to the audio. Today I was looking for chores around the house so I could finish it. 4 ⭐️

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This was interesting, but I wished it had more concrete advice and focused more on elementary schools.
All #teachersoflitsy I‘m looking for great books about student engagement. Any suggestions appreciated.

CoffeeK8 I also like this one, it‘s about engaging yourself in the right way to create engagement (if you get what I mean) 2mo
irre Thanks for all the recommendations @CoffeeK8 I have the first one you mentioned but haven‘t read it yet. Have to look into the others. I‘m hoping to find some on audio as that is my preferred way of reading nonfiction. 2mo
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This was so so good!!

JamieArc When I was looking up books that would be published this year, I was really excited about this one. Thanks for the reminder! 2mo
megnews I just read this. We read so many of the same books! 2mo
irre @megnews Good taste 😜 2mo
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Magical Negro | Morgan Parker
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Started off a little rough for me, but ended up liking a lot of the poems.

megnews Just finished this one. I was the opposite. Liked it at the start and downhill from there. 2mo
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Shout | Laurie Halse Anderson
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Wow!! 4.5 stars

megnews I‘ve got this on hold with my library. Impatiently waiting. 2mo
irre @megnews So good!! Surprisingly it had no holds at my library (Libby) 2mo
dalma_st_paul @megnews if you have scribed account you can listen to the audiobook. 2mo
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A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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Sending this out tomorrow @fandom_hellspawn99
#LMPBC #Round5 #GroupA

irre Did you receive it?@fandom_hellspawn99 2mo
fandom_hellspawn99 Package received! 2mo
irre Great. Thanks @fandom_hellspawn99 2mo
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Posted | John David Anderson
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A book is coming your way @Kappadeemom
Don‘t expect one next month. @daniwithtea told me she didn‘t get one this month.

irre Did you receive it? @Kappadeemom (edited) 2mo
irre @Kappadeemom Did you receive it? 2mo
Kappadeemom Yes, sorry! I‘ve been out of town most of this month and forgot to take a pic! 2mo
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Kappadeemom Hey Erica - I am in three book clubs so before I send this on, was this the Man in An Iron Mask? 1mo
irre @Kappadeemom Yes it was. Did you manage to get through it? 1mo
Kappadeemom @irre nope. Sending it on :( 1mo
irre Not many people got through it @Kappadeemom 1mo
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Found this book on the shelf at the library as I was waiting for my daughter to finish her Girl Scout meeting. Read it real quick. It was cute.

Erinreadsthebooks I love this little book 💜 3mo
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Great reading month
Favorites: A Woman Is No Man
Daisy Jones & The Six

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Nicely done! 📖💖 3mo
LaurenReads I‘m halfway through Daisy Jones and I have to force myself to put it down to go to bed. It‘s so good! 3mo
irre It‘s was great for sure @laurenreads 3mo
Crazeedi Great job!🎉🎉 3mo
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The Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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Really engaging read. Great on audio.

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Shadow Tag: A Novel | Louise Erdrich
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Enjoyed reading everyone‘s comments. Fun round of #LMPBC
I know one of you are missing comments from me because of the missing book. Please let me know so I can write you a letter.

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Queenie | Candice Carty-Williams
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This was not for me. I think I‘m too old for the dating scene and all the casual sex. I did appreciate reading about Queenie‘s road to loving herself.

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My daughter loves this series so I decided to listen to the first book. It was cute.

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Definitely worth checking out. 4 ⭐️

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A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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This was a great pick @Erinreadsthebooks
I loved reading your comments. This book really made me mad, but that didn‘t stop me from flying through it. A solid 4 ⭐️ Coming your way soon @fandom_hellspawn99 #LMPBC #Round5 #GroupA

LMJenkins Hello Fellow Readers, I just received The a boy in the Striped PJs in the mail and I‘ll be sending along Bowlaway before the end of the week. I‘m sorry to say I‘ve dropped the ball a bit with it and have had a hard time getting into it. I may finish my own book when I get it back at the end. 🥺 You all are reading these way faster then me and I‘m afraid I‘ll have a stack but never fear, I‘ll have them passed on by the original dates. (edited) 3mo
irre @LMJenkins No rush, you have time 😃 3mo
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Black Water Rising | Attica Locke
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Great mystery. 4 ⭐️

Liatrek Great book and the sequel is good 😊 3mo
irre @Liatrek Good to know that the sequel is good. I‘ll get to it eventually. 3mo
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Daisy Jones and The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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This was just as much fun as everyone is saying. Loved the format. Read it!!
Received a copy from Netgalley.

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Queenie | Candice Carty-Williams
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It‘s finally here!! #BOTM
My husband said I‘ve been a member too long so they no longer rush my order out. I think he‘s right 😡

8little_paws Their shipping partner kind of sucks. It usually takes well over a week for me to get mine, but this time I got it in about 4-5 days. 3mo
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Posted | John David Anderson
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Next book for #postlit
I believe this is your pick @goodthinkrebel

goodthinkrebel It is! I hope you enjoy it! 3mo
irre @goodthinkrebel I hope so too. It‘s not one I would normally pick up to read, but that‘s the whole point of #postlit so I‘m excited. 3mo
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A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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Can‘t wait to start @Erinreadsthebooks pick for #LMPBC #round5 #GroupA

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Convenience Store Woman | Sayaka Murata
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Quick and fun audio. Available on #Hoopla

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My first Manga. Read it for @bookriot #readharder challenge. 4 ⭐️

Gezemice I read it for the read harder challenge, too, and my first manga as well! 2mo
irre @Gezemice That‘s what I like about the read harder challenge, it makes you read books you wouldn‘t normally pick up. I actually read volume 2 as well. 2mo
Gezemice @irre I just put it on hold at my library, and will be reading it. I can kill off the manga and the lgbt comic with both :) 2mo
irre Good thinking 👍 @Gezemice 2mo
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Loved it!

whatshesreadingnow YAY!! Me too, happy you enjoyed it! 💗 3mo
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Freshwater | Akwaeke Emezi
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Mehso-so

3 ⭐️
Available on #Hoopla

Megabooks Ooo... sorry it‘s a so-so. I was thinking of reading it! 3mo
avalinah @Megabooks this one was a 5 star for me personally 3mo
irre @Megabooks @avalinah I think it was an important topic. Maybe audio didn‘t suit it well. 3mo
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avalinah @irre the funny thing is that I listened to mine on text to speech! So sort of also audio. But yeah, I think it's a very specific book, it just played to my taste I guess. Depends on the reader, and I can see how it wouldn't be someone cup of tea - it's definitely different from pretty much anything else I've read. 3mo
Megabooks @avalinah Thanks for chiming in! I have my next few books in my list queued up, but I think I‘ll check out the ebook and not audio @irre 👍🏻 (edited) 3mo
irre Sounds good @Megabooks 3mo
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1793 | Niklas Natt och Dag
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A great crime novel by a Swedish author who shares an office with Fredrik Backman. 4 ⭐️
Just saw @Liberty posting on twitter about 1793 being published in the USA Today. The title was changed to The Wolf and the Watchman.

Tamra I am so anxious to read Wolf & the Watchman. I need to check this other novel out when I can! (edited) 3mo
irre @Tamra It‘s the same novel. It‘s called 1793 in Sweden. 3mo
Tamra @irre thank you for the clarification, before I went on a wild goose chase. 😜 3mo
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