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kate_reads

Joined February 2017

If I‘m not hiding behind a book, I‘m hiding behind a computer | @BookRiot writer
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Might be my fave yet! So good ☺️

AkashaVampie Awesome cover!!! 2y
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Shine | Jessica Jung
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Synopsis: “Crazy Rich Asians meets Gossip Girl by way of Jenny Han in this knock-out debut about a Korean American teen who is thrust into the competitive, technicolor world of K-pop.”

SHINE will be released September 29! You‘re going to want to preorder this one ✌🏽💕

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To Sleep in a Sea of Stars | Christopher Paolini
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On sale 9/15? Guess I better get reading 😳

LibrarianRyan Its huge. I figured i would be as the audiobook is quite long. I'm starting it next. 2y
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These Violent Delights | Victoria Namkung
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Aesthetic on point. #bookmail

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I‘m determined to find a contemporary romance that will make me cry this summer — taking any and all recs 👇🏽

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Girl Gone Viral | Alisha Rai
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Finally home and ready for some reading fuel 💪🏽

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It‘s beautiful out!!

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Where Dreams Descend | Janella Angeles
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The first nice day in a week calls for a new book with the windows open 😎 Moulin Rouge meets Phantom of the Opera? Yes, puh-leeze!

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Trouble Is What I Do | Walter Mosley
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Having so much trouble picking the next thing to read 😂 It‘s not like there‘s a shortage of time to relax with a book.

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Not Like the Movies | Kerry Winfrey
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The only way to survive this quarantine: 📚🍷

Pruzy You got that right 3y
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Not That Kind of Guy | Andie J. Christopher
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Perfect read to end a stressful week 🍷

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Last day in the sun 🌞 Returning to the Minnesota tundra tomorrow #beachread

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Little Secrets | Jennifer Hillier
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A+ reading sitch right now 😎

MicheleinPhilly God yes. That looks heavenly. Enjoy! 3y
TheSpineView Fabulous! Hope you enjoy! 3y
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Cozy night in reading with the boyf 🥰

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Foul Is Fair: A Novel | Hannah Capin
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LOVING this! Absolutely brutal Macbeth retelling for the #metoo era.

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Riot Baby | Tochi Onyebuchi
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Officially off work until the 30th! 😱 I have some catching up to do to meet my Goodreads goal.

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The Queen of Nothing | Holly Black
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Finally getting to this! 🐍 I‘m absolutely obsessed with this Illumicrate special edition

TheBookKeepers Pretty!!! 3y
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Today marks five years since I left my last (and hopefully forever last) treatment center for my anorexia. I‘ve wanted to read Roxane Gay for a while but have been afraid of being triggered by the food talk. I‘m so glad I‘m in a good place in my recovery because this book is amazing, Gay is such a wonderful writer. This book is a difficult read, as expected, but also an important story

Graciouswarriorprincess Congratulations on five years! 3y
MicheleinPhilly Congratulations! ❤️ 3y
TiredLibrarian That's awesome! 🙌🏼 3y
TiredLibrarian And I agree both that this is a phenomenal book, and it could be triggering for those who have or are recovering from eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorders, and/or sexual abuse. 3y
Megabooks Wow! Congratulations! I‘m so happy your recovery is going so well. 💙💙 3y
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Undercover Bromance | Lyssa Kay Adams
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First, read THE BROMANCE BOOK CLUB and then get this on your TBR. It is just as delightful.

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All You Can Ever Know | Nicole Chung
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I‘ve been wanting to read this for a while.

I‘m also a Korean who was adopted in into a white family in a mainly white city. I count myself very lucky that I did not experience bullying growing up or ever had the inner conflict that Nicole experienced. Having other adopted friends, I know that I am definitely in the minority.

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All the tears. All the stars.

If you loved THE HATING GAME, you‘re going to love the crap out of this one. I feel like this year has been one continuous reading slump but I love finding books like this that completely break and heal my heart.

Highly recommend.

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Come Tumbling Down | Seanan McGuire
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Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate! Thanks to a snow emergency I had to get my car off the street by 8 am so I am currently the only one awake at my parents‘ house. Passing the time by starting this ☺️

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The Silent Treatment | Abbie Greaves
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Fall vibes 🍂

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Blitzed | Alexa Martin
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Late #stack of last week‘s #bookmail 🙌🏽

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Clockwork Angel | Cassandra Clare
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My Funko Jem is so happy with this beautiful Illumicrate edition of the Collectors edition!

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Know My Name: A Memoir | Chanel Miller
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Chanel, thank you so much for your bravery.

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Where Dreams Descend | Janella Angeles
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“Moulin Rouge meets Phantom of the Opera.”

🤩☺️🙌🏽🤤🥰

LibrarianRyan Hummm. Sounds fun 3y
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The last few Ruth Ware books I‘ve ever haven‘t impressed me much, but I really enjoyed this! Kind of lost steam towards the end but I really liked it overall.

marleed Your boots impress me! 3y
Alora Love your boots! 👢 3y
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Unfollow | Megan Phelps-Roper
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I watched Megan give a TED talk about her journey of leaving her family and the Westboro Baptist Church (her grandfather was the infamous Pastor Fred Phelps), and I was completely blown away by her insight and her compassion. This book was difficult to listen to at times, the things WBC have done are just horrible, but Megan gives me hope that change is real and everyone deserves a second chance.

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The Water Dancer: A Novel | Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Super excited for this 🤩 #botm

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Time of Our Lives | Austin Siegemund-Broka, Emily Wibberley
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Mehso-so

I absolutely ADORED “If I‘m Being Honest” so I was completely hyped to start this but it unfortunately missed the mark for me. I‘m not a huge fan of capsule romances that only last for a short period of time and this fell into that category. In the end, it‘s sadly a solid ⭐️⭐️⭐️ read for me.

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I‘ve always been weirdly fascinated by cults and this story has interested me since it entered the public news a while ago.

KaraWines There is a great podcast about this, too!! 3y
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Once & Future | Cori McCarthy, Amy Rose Capetta
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Confession: I never read Once & Future even though it‘s been sitting on my shelf for a year.

But now with sequel in hand, I‘m ready to power through these!

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The Toll | Neal Shusterman
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Friends, I am about 80 pages in and can safely say this book is FABULOUS 🔪😱

Leftcoastzen Sleepy puppy face!❤️🐶 3y
EchoLogical So jealous! 🤩 3y
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Rebel | Marie Lu
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Last night I got to moderate Marie Lu‘s event at a local indie. She was the sweetest and such a good conversationalist ☺️

SW-T 😊😊😊 3y
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The Wives: A Novel | Tarryn Fisher
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What the actual hell did I just read 🤯

I knew I liked Tarryn Fisher but dang!

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Rogue Heart | Axie Oh
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Part of me liked this even more than REBEL SEOUL 😱 But I also can never say no to some pining and separated lovers.

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Sunday plans ☺️

rachelsbrittain Excellent Sunday plans! 3y
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Because my VE Schwab shelves needed it 🤩

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Rebel | Marie Lu
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I‘m moderating my third author event next week and this time it‘s the fabulous MARIE LU!!!

Going to be finishing this two beauties before we talk 🥰🥰🥰🥰

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Ninth House | Leigh Bardugo
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This is obviously unlike any Leigh Bardugo I‘ve read yet and I LOVE IT so far.

Triggers warnings up the wazoo tho—this book is not going to be for everyone.

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Into the Crooked Place | Alexandra Christo
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I really loved TO KILL A KINGDOM and am excited to see what Alexandra Christo has created this time ☺️ Perfect way to end the weekend.

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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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Rain is causing horrible traffic so I‘m passing the time until it clears. THIS. BOOK. IS. AMAZING. ⚔️🐝🔑

Edit: THIS BOOK IS BRILLIANT. ALL OF THE STARS.

monalyisha So jealous! 3y
mcipher Oh my god it‘s a real book!! So exciting!!! 3y
Julsmarshall Aaaaahhhh! 3y
mdemanatee Yessssss. Who needs to go home? 3y
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Capturing the Devil | Kerri Maniscalco
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Currently reading 🤓

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The ideal set up, TBH 🐕📚

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#MurderFunding | Gretchen McNeil
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Definitely in the minority, but I absolutely loved #murdertrending and this was an excellent sequel, and the way it ended def paves the way for a third 😱

LibrarianRyan I loved the first book. I have this I just have been holding off for the season to change. 3y
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Thirteen | Steve Cavanagh
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This was SO good that I‘m actually kind of speechless 😱

cassiopia I'm so glad to hear this! I have this in my TBR. I want to get to it next month, or in October. 3y
SW-T Nice to hear. This one‘s on my TBR 😊 3y
kate_reads @cassiopia @SW-T I was completely captivated the entire time! 3y
Cathythoughts Great read 3y
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Tunnel of Bones | Victoria Schwab
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Had a super busy weekend and now finally unwinding 🙌🏽

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The Bone Houses | Emily Lloyd-Jones
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I wasn‘t a big fan of THE HEARTS WE SOLD, but I‘m really liking this so far 💀

LibrarianRyan I somehow missed that was by the Hearts we sold lady. Is it better. 3y
Ddzmini Let me know how you like it when you finish... I‘ve been on the fence about this book 📖 😋🙌🏽 3y
kate_reads @Ddzmini @LibrarianRyan I liked it better than The Hearts We Sold, solid 3.5 stars. I really liked the concept at first but I started to lose interest by the end 3y
LibrarianRyan @kate_reads hummm. Thanks 3y
Ddzmini Awe 😬 3y
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Tweet Cute | Emma Lord
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Two families battling over a legendary grilled cheese recipe and their kids fall in love?! I love when publicists get me 😂😍

KarouBlue Sold over a legendary grilled cheese! 3y
MrBook Innnterestiinng. 3y
kate_reads @MellieAntoinette one of my favorite foods! 3y
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