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kwmg40

kwmg40

Joined April 2017

I love mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. I‘m mathgirl40 at LibraryThing and BookCrossing. 🇨🇦
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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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I enjoyed this story about storytelling once I stopped worrying about following the plot and instead just savoured the beautiful writing.

This was my third and final book finished for #NovelNovember. Thanks to @Andrew65 for hosting the readathon!

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Butler's story is frightening and powerful, but I feel lukewarm about this graphic novel adaptation.

It's been a slow reading week, so this is only my second book finished for the #NovelNovember readathon, but I hope to catch up on the weekend. @Andrew65

I've completed November's #doublespin! @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 1w
Andrew65 Hope you have a good weekend of reading. Well done 👏👏👏 1w
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A Lot Like Christmas | Connie Willis
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A nice collection of stories with a sci-fi/fantasy twist. These feature many references to Connie Willis's favourite Christmas books, movies and songs.

I recommend this for participants of #WinterGames looking for Christmas books. I'd have save it for December except it's for a book club this month.

First book finished for #NovelNovember and another one for #BookSpinBingo! @TheAromaofBooks @Andrew65

Andrew65 I enjoy her writing so need to check this out. Well done 👏👏👏 2w
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 2w
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Here are my plans for the #NovelNovember readathon! @Andrew65

Finish the last story in A Lot Like Christmas.

Read these books:
- The Madness of Crowds
- The Starless Sea
- The Parable of the Sower (graphic novel)
- The Wasp Factory
- The Dragon Republic

Andrew65 Great to have you with us, good luck 😊👍 2w
Kenyazero Great selections for the week! The Starless Sea is really narration heavy, which I've seen people say feels tough to get through, so if it feels like a slog I recommend switching to the audiobook. The narration is beautiful and the story is fun to puzzle together. 2w
kwmg40 @Andrew65 Thank you!

@Kenyazero Thanks for the advice about the audiobook. I'm going to see if my library has it. Our work book club is reading it, so I have some motivation to get through it this week!
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Kenyazero @kwmg40 oh that's cool that your work book group is reading it. How fun! 2w
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An excellent historical mystery set in England during the Tudor period. Much of the story takes place in a monastery, during the time in which Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell worked at disbanding all monasteries.

This was my #BookSpin choice and second square filled for #BookSpinBingo!
@TheAromaofBooks

Andrew65 Love this series and only gets better. 2w
Crazeedi I have only read 2(I think) I really need to get busy on more, loved this one 2w
Ruthiella Agree with @Andrew65 . I‘ve only got the 7th book to read now and I‘ll be caught up. 2w
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 2w
kwmg40 @Andrew65 @Crazeedi @Ruthiella Glad to see so many fans of this series. I will definitely read the second book before too long.

@TheAromaofBooks Thanks for stopping by!
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This early book in the Maigret series takes place on a French canal in the 1920's. I learned a lot about horse-drawn barges, but as I was reading this in French, I had to spend a lot of time looking up the translation of nautical terms!

#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks

Gissy I need to re-read this series!🤗❤️ 2w
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2w
kwmg40 @Gissy I've only read a few in the series. I'm really enjoying these books but Simenon was so prolific that I doubt I'll ever finish the series (or even a large part of it)!

@TheAromaOfBooks Thanks for the encouragement! #BookSpinBingo is really helping me get books off the TBR stack.
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Managed 15.5 hours this time around! Thank you, @Andrew65 , for hosting!

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My November #BookSpin list!
@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 4w
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I finished #Scarathlon2021 with 2219 points in week 4 for #TeamSlaughter, for a grand total of 10227.

Thank you @Clwojick and @StayCurious for an excellent event! I'm looking forward to #WinterGames.

Thanks too to all the readathon hosts!
#Necronomathon #SpookOWeen #Screamathon #BookSpinBingo #ReadWithUs #LittenListen #20in4
@PatchShank @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES @aperfectmjk @Andrew65

TheSpineView Fantastic finish! 🧡📖🎃 4w
DieAReader Great finish!🎉🎊 4w
Clwojick You did great this month! Thank you for joining us 🖤 4w
Andrew65 Awesome 👏👏👏 4w
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 4w
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Kingdom of Copper | S A Chakraborty
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I finished this second book in the Daevabad trilogy on audiobook. Great use of Middle Eastern folklore in the world-building!

5 points for #TeamSlaughter plus readathon points (17.5 hours).
#Scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

#SpookOWeen #Screamathon #BookSpinBingo #Wickedathon #ReadWithUs #LittenListen #20in4
@TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES @aperfectmjk @Andrew65

TheSpineView Fantastic 4w
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 4w
Andrew65 Great time 👏👏👏 I need to read this. 4w
DieAReader Great job!🥳🥳🥳 4w
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I finished 6 short stories from the October Daye series, most of them about Tybalt, the shapeshifting King of Cats. These were a nice addition to the main series!

6x5=30 points for #TeamSlaughter plus readathon points (2.5 hours).
#Scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

#SpookOWeen #Screamathon #Wickedathon #ReadWithUs #20in4
@TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @StayCurious @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES @Andrew65

DieAReader Great job!🥳🥳🥳 4w
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 4w
TheSpineView Awesome 4w
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Wildfire Season | Andrew Pyper
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This was a tense thriller set in a remote community in Northern Canada with a firefighter as the main character.

+15 points for #TeamSlaughter plus readathon points (5.5 hours).
#Scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

This book also completes a #BookSpinBingo line! @TheAromaOfBooks

#SpookOWeen #Screamathon #wickedathon #ReadWithUs #20in4
@TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @StayCurious @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES @Andrew65

TheAromaofBooks Yay bingo!!!! 1mo
TheSpineView Awesome 1mo
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 1mo
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Both word searches done! 590 points for #TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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I'm going to do the Thursday-to-Sunday version of the #20in4 #readathon. Hoping to earn some more points for #TeamSlaughter in this final week of #Scarathlon2021! @Andrew65 @Clwojick

Clwojick Awesome! Good luck! 1mo
Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 1mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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I finished 4 of the 6 books I'd planned to read for #OutstandingOctober. Given that 6 was undoubtedly an overambitious plan, I'm quite happy with the final tally. Thanks to @Andrew65 for hosting!

Andrew65 Brilliant, thanks for playing along 👏👏👏🙌🥳🥳🍾🥂😍👍 1mo
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My week 3 points for #TeamSlaughter: 1678
#Scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

Clwojick Awesome job! You're on fire! 🔥 1mo
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Kingdom of Copper | S A Chakraborty
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DieAReader Looks yummy🤤🤤 Also a great bonus for the🎧📖 & 🥧 1mo
Andrew65 Looks great 😋 1mo
TheSpineView Yum 1mo
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 1mo
slategreyskies Audiocooking!! Yay!! I love my Instant Pot! :) 1mo
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I managed only 6.5 hours for #Deweys24HourReadathon but enjoyed the chance to interact with the Dewey's community!

Finished this enjoyable collection of short stories, featuring 2 Lord Peter Wimsey stories, 5 Montague Egg ones and 10 others. 17x15 points for #Scarathlon2021 #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 1mo
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 1mo
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TheSpineView Fantastic 1mo
kwmg40 @TheAromaofBooks Thanks, and I forgot to mention in my earlier post that this was my #DoubleSpin choice. 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Thanks for letting me know!! 1mo
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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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Into hour 9 of #Deweys24HourReadathon and I finished the final 3 hours of this audiobook narrated by one of my favourites, Simon Vance. Stoker's classic is the perfect gothic tale!

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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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It's been a while since I've done #Deweys24HourReadathon but this is a good opportunity to get points for #TeamSlaughter and to appreciate the great Dewey's community again. #Scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

Unfortunately, I have to put in a couple of hours of work today but hoping to still get a good deal of reading done.

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The witches get caught in the midst of fairytales and voodoo magic -- chaotic and fun!

Week 3 prompt (“witch“ in title) for #Screamathon

+5 for #Scarathlon2021 #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick
+40 for each of #SpookOWeen #Screamathon #BookSpinBingo #wickedathon #OutstandingOctober @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious @Andrew65
+15 for #ReadWithUs @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES

TheSpineView Way to go! 1mo
DieAReader 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
Andrew65 Can‘t beat some Terry Pritchett. 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1mo
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Here‘s my Week 2 total for #Scarathlon2021: 1164 points for #TeamSlaughter!
@Clwojick

Clwojick Amazing! Way to go! ❤️🧡 1mo
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Harrow the Ninth | Tamsyn Muir
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Wonderfully confusing and weird! Even after finishing, I'm still trying to make sense of the plot, but it was a fun journey!

+5 pts for #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter
+140 pts for each of: #necronomathon #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon #littenlisten
@Clwojick @PatchShank @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious @aperfectmjk
+17.5 points for finishing this book up for #OutstandingOctober @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1mo
TheSpineView Awesome! 👍📖 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 1mo
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Looking forward to the #OutstandingOctober readathon hosted by @Andrew65!

My goals are:
- Finish Harrow the Ninth
- Read as many of these books as I can manage: Witches Abroad, Dracula, The Wildfire Season, In the Teeth of the Evidence, and Dead Souls
- Earn lots of points for #TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon2021!

Andrew65 A good plan. Good luck 😊👍 1mo
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China Governess | Margery Allingham
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A young adopted man tries to sort out the mystery surrounding his birth. One of the later Campion novels, this one has an interesting array of characters and plot twists.

+15 points for #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter
+45 points for each of these readathons: #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon
@Clwojick @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious

kwmg40 This was also my #bookspin read for this month! @TheAromaOfBooks 1mo
TheSpineView Great job! 🤩📖📚 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1mo
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Once & Future #1 | Kieron Gillen
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This horror story, nominated for the 2021 Hugo Best Graphic Story award, features a mild-mannered museum curator and his badass monster-hunter grandma. A fun take on Arthurian myths! #hugo2021 #hugoawards

+5 points for #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter
+7.5 points for each of these readathons: #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon
@Clwojick @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious

TheSpineView Way to go! 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 1mo
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Hammers on Bone | Cassandra Khaw
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A fun but disturbing horror novella with noir and Lovecraftian elements.

This satisfies the #screamathon week 2 prompt (horror by female POC).

+5 points for #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter
+12.5 points for each of these readathons: #necronomathon #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon
@Clwojick @PatchShank @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious

TheSpineView Way to go! 🤩📖📚 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 1mo
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Here‘s my Week 1 total for #Scarathlon2021: 5166 points for #TeamSlaughter !

Having lots of fun with this event so far. Thanks @Clwojick !

Clwojick Amazing 👏🏻🤩👻 So glad you‘re enjoying yourself!! 2mo
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Pietr the Latvian | Georges Simenon
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The very first Maigret book, this started slow but had some interesting twists at the end. Maybe it just felt slow because I read it in the original French, so I was already reading more slowly than usual! 😄

+15 points for #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter
+30 points for each of these readathons: #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon
@Clwojick @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious

Ruthiella Kudos for reading in the original! 🇫🇷 (or really 🇧🇪 , right? I think Simenon was Belgian). 2mo
TheSpineView Great! 👍📖📚 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2mo
kwmg40 @Ruthiella Thanks! I could understand most of it but still had trouble with some of the idioms. Yes, I think Simenon was born in Belgium but moved to France when he was a young man.

@TheSpineView @TheAromaofBooks Thank you!
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This volume is a 2021 Hugo Best Graphic Story nominee. I like the premise of this series but can't seem to get attached to any of the characters.

+5 points for #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter
+10 points for each of these readathons: #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon
@Clwojick @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious

TheSpineView 👍📖📚 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 2mo
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Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter
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A good thriller that was hard to put down at times. This is my first Karin Slaughter book but I'm definitely interested in reading more.

+50 points for #TeamSlaughter #scarathlon2021
+70 points for each of #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon
@Clwojick @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! 2mo
TheSpineView Fantastic! 2mo
rwmg Gives me something to look forward to in November - it's my book club's choice 2mo
kwmg40 @TheAromaOfBooks @TheSpineView Thanks!

@rwmg Hope your book club enjoys it. Lots of interesting points for discussion in this book.
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Two Truths and a Lie | Sarah Pinsker
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I finished all the nominees for the 2021 Hugo Best Novelette and Best Short Story awards. Standouts were the ones by Pinsker, Kritzer (both entries) and Prasad. #hugoawards #hugo2021

60 points (12x5) for #TeamSlaughter #scarathlon2021, as well as readathon points from #screamathon and #spookoween!
@Clwojick @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft

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Gideon the Ninth | Tamsyn Muir
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If you join the Tor.com eBook Club and are in the US or Canada, you can get a free copy of this book, a good choice for all those spooky October readathons!

I‘m currently reading the sequel Harrow the Ninth.

#scarathlon2021 #spookoween #wickedathon #screamathon #necronomathon

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Halloween Party | Agatha Christie
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A classic Poirot mystery, superbly narrated by Hugh Fraser and featuring Adriadne Oliver. #littenlisten @aperfectmjk

I also watched the TV adaptation with David Suchet for my #screamathon Scare Pair. Loved the spooky Halloween effects!
@4thhouseontheleft

+25 for Halloween book, +5 for movie, plus readathon points!
#scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter @Clwojick
#spookoween @TheSpineView
#bookspinbingo @TheAromaOfBooks
#wickedathon @StayCurious

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! 2mo
TheSpineView Awesome! 2mo
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I used to compete in Scrabble tournaments, so this game is right up my alley! I thought my past history studying word lists would give an unfair advantage, so I gave myself the extra challenge of including only words of at least 6 letters.

419 words and 4190 points for #TeamSlaughter!
#scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

kwmg40 @Clwojick Oops, I included a word twice. Make that 4180 points. 2mo
Clwojick Oh my gosh! You‘re amazing! 😳 2mo
Sleepswithbooks Woot woot!!!! 2mo
kwmg40 @Clwojick @Sleepswithbooks Thank you! This was a fun game! 2mo
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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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#bookspinbingo sounds like so much fun that I‘m going to finally give it a try! @TheAromaofBooks

This will help earn extra points for #scarathlon2021 and #TeamSlaughter too! @Clwojick

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Glad to have you along!! 2mo
kwmg40 @TheAromaofBooks Thank you! 2mo
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Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter
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This is my over-ambitious TBR pile for several October events!
#scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter #screamathon #SpookOWeen

@Clwojick @4thhouseontheleft @TheSpineView

rwmg Pieces of Her is my book club's choice for November, so I will be interested to read what you think of it
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4thhouseontheleft That‘s quite a stack! 👻🙌🏽 2mo
Clwojick What a stack! Awesome! 2mo
kwmg40 @rwmg I‘ll be interested in hearing your thoughts too! 2mo
kwmg40 @4thhouseontheleft @Clwojick Thanks! I can‘t wait for the October events to start! 2mo
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The Last Emperox | John Scalzi
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This was a good conclusion to Scalzi's Hugo-nominated Interdependency series, with some real surprises at the end. #hugoawards #hugo2021

I finished 5 books from my list during the #SuperSeptember readathon, so it was a success. Thanks @EadieB for hosting while @Andrew65 is recovering!

EadieB You‘re welcome! Congrats 🎊 for finishing 5 books 📚 and thanks for participating! 2mo
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Guards! Guards! | Terry Pratchett
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This was a fun romp through Ankh-Morpork, featuring dragons!

4th book finished for the #SuperSeptember readathon. @EadieB @Andrew65

EadieB Congrats on your 4th book finished for the readathon! Great job! 2mo
rwmg Have you seen "The Watch"? A TV series with the characters from this 2mo
kwmg40 @EadieB Thank you!

@rwmg I haven't. Thanks for telling me about it!
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kwmg40 @EadieB Thank you!

@rwmg I haven't. Thanks for telling me about it!
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American Spy: A Novel | Lauren Wilkinson
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Though this was an interesting look at the role of a Black woman in espionage during the Cold War, I found the pacing uneven and the main character difficult to relate to. The final chapters were pretty intense, though!

Third book finished for the #SuperSeptember readathon! @EadieB @Andrew65

EadieB Congrats 🎊 on finishing your 3rd book for the readathon! 2mo
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Though the story seems light and witty, King takes a deep look at serious subjects, including aging, mental illness, and Indigenous issues.

Second book finished for the #SuperSeptember readathon! @EadieB @Andrew65

EadieB Congrats on finishing your second book! 2mo
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First book completed for the #SuperSeptember readathon! @EadieB @Andrew65

This was a good story about a young woman trying to break free of her traditional family and gain her independence in Montreal during WWII. I loved the historical detail.

Recommended, but unfortunately, I don't think it's been translated to English.

EadieB Oh well! That leaves me out! Great job finishing your first book! 2mo
kwmg40 @EadieB Thank you! I hope that Maryse Rouy's books will eventually be translated. 2mo
EadieB @kwmg40 That would be nice! 2mo
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I‘m all set for the #SuperSeptember readathon, hosted by @EadieB while @Andrew65 is recovering from illness. We wish you a speedy recovery!

EadieB Thanks for participating! Enjoy your books! 3mo
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Places in the Darkness | Chris Brookmyre
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I managed only 10 hours and 30 minutes in the #20in4 readathon but I did finish a couple of books off my TBR stack. This first sci-fi novel from mystery writer Brookmyre is a good page-turning mix of the genres.

Thanks @Andrew65 for hosting another excellent readathon!

Andrew65 Brilliant, thanks for playing along. 👏👏👏🙌🥳🥳🍾🥂😍 3mo
rabbitprincess Loved this one! 3mo
kwmg40 @Andrew65 Thanks! I always enjoy these readathons.

@rabbitprincess I hope Brookmyre writes more sci-fi!
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Andrew65 Need to try this book. 3mo
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Hollow | Rhonda Parrish
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The past couple of days have been busy, so I've managed only 4 hours and 10 minutes of reading for the #20in4 readathon. However, I did finish Hollow, an Aurora Best YA Novel nominee.

The main character, the survivor of a tragic car accident, discovers a camera with strange properties in a spooky abandoned hospital. This was a good page-turning suspenseful story.

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 3mo
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Looking forward to another #20in4 readathon hosted by @Andrew65!

Andrew65 Thanks, Good luck 😊👍 3mo
MariSands Very Kool Definitely can do 20 Pages and have done 20 Chapters Mari Sands 3mo
kwmg40 @Andrew65 Thank you! I always enjoy this readathon.

@MariSands Good luck!
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Monstress Volume 5 | Marjorie Liu
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I finished off the #AwesomeAugust readathon yesterday with this Hugo Best Graphic Story nominee. Monstress is an amazing series, with gorgeous artwork and a wonderfully complex world. #hugo2021 #hugoawards

It was a good readathon for me, with 5 books finished. Thanks so much @Andrew65 for hosting!

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This collection of stories was nominated for a 2021 Canadian Aurora SFF award. As the name suggests, the stories are about cats on the high seas, cats and pirates, or cats as pirates.

It's a mixed bag, with some outstanding stories and some mediocre, but the collection is charming and fun, perfect for cat lovers!

4th book done for the #AwesomeAugust readthon. @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 3mo
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This third novel in the Lady Astronaut series, nominated for the Hugo Best Novel award, is an excellent mix of sci-fi, alternate history, mystery and thriller. It was hard to put down! #hugoawards #hugo2021

Third book finished for the #AwesomeAugust readathon! @Andrew65

Andrew65 Sounds like I need to read these. Well done 👏👏👏 3mo
swynn I expect to get this next month. Glad to hear it's a pick! 3mo
kwmg40 @Andrew65 @swynn I've enjoyed the whole series, and I particularly like this third book. I hope you like it as much as I did. I plan to read the short stories in this series as well. 3mo
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Yiddish Policemen's Union | Michael Chabon
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Excellent mix of alternate history and noir. I love how Chabon incorporates the game of chess into the story.

Second book finished for the #AwesomeAugust readathon. @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 4mo
JLaurenceCohen One of my favs 3mo
kwmg40 @Andrew65 Thanks! 3mo
kwmg40 @JLaurenceCohen I can see why. So many layers to this book. 3mo
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