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Joined March 2018

23-year-old #bookblogger from somewhere cold. 🏳️‍🌈
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One of Us Is Lying | Karen M. Mcmanus
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So far so good! #currentlyreading

Reviewsbylola I‘m not a YA fan but this is so good!! 11mo
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I‘ve taken such a long hiatus from blogging... So I‘m diving back into some #YA to get back into it!

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War Storm | Victoria Aveyard
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What a way to wrap up the series! The middle books dragged a bit, but this was action packed and character driven. I loved the political intricacies of all of the alliances of people ready to backstab each other at a moment‘s notice. It also handled a lot of dystopian tropes in new and creative ways. Worth reading if you started but never finished the series.

Bookscoffeeandmore I keep procrastinating on reading this because I‘m not ready for the series to be over. Lol 13mo
emmaturi Can't wait to read the last book! 13mo
Linear I never finished the second book.. im so behind i think id have to start all over 10mo
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1. My job is hosting a music festival, so I‘m working open-close all weekend 😭
2. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith because I‘m traveling.
3. So many! Boston is home. I went to school in LA. I love to travel to Sorrento, Italy, Key West, Florida, and I loved living in Chiba, Japan.
4. Sloth!
5. 80, but it‘s the beginning of a tropical storm 🌧
#fridayintro @jesshowbooks

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War Storm | Victoria Aveyard
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False: I have lots of problems and fictional characters are most of them.

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1. House of Leaves, but I‘m going to try to read the last of it!
2. I don‘t know about snack, but drink is definitely coffee or a good beer!
3. Body Counts by Sean Strub
4. @rachelsbrittain
@JenlovesJT47 #tuesdaytidbits

EllanaRose House of Leaves is one of my favourite books ever. If you get the chance to return to it, do; it is brilliantly done 13mo
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War Storm | Victoria Aveyard
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An island is the absolute best place to read 🌴

Tadams4 So jealous! 13mo
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The Beauty That Remains | Ashley Woodfolk
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Done with finals = back to reading!

Libby1 That cover! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 14mo
ReadingSusan I adore this cover!! 14mo
Reviewsbylola Wow so pretty!! 14mo
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JoScho Yay!!! 14mo
erzascarletbookgasm Stunning cover! 14mo
Mollyanna Congratulations! Enjoy! 14mo
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I couldn‘t resist this beautiful special edition! What a beast of a book, though. #lgbtlit #lgbt

xicanti I keep fondling this at the bookstore because it's just so PRETTY. 1y
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Let's Talk About Love | Claire Kann
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I‘ve been SO excited to pick up this book! I‘m only about a quarter in, but the ace rep is so fantastic I could cry ♠️💟

bunny I just picked a copy up over the weekend! So glad to hear you‘re enjoying it. 1y
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1️⃣ Massachusetts
2️⃣ The Picture or Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
3️⃣ The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater
4️⃣ Kingsmen and Stardust
5️⃣ Slings and Arrows and Bojack Horseman
6️⃣ Glen Phillips solo, Foxy Shazam band
7️⃣ Green or turquoise
8️⃣ Magical realism
9️⃣ I bartender and manage the serving staff at a music club. I have a degree in arts management and I‘m pursuing a second in business administration
🔟 2 Maltese and a cat!
#meetthelittens

sloanghost I have a Q about the raven cycle: I really loved the first book, but also found the ending really abrupt and sloppy in a way that jarred me and left me with unpleasant feelings. Does the rest of the series improve in that regard? 1y
looseleafbooks @sloanghost Honestly, I think the first book was really reserved from her style in order to get the series signed with a publisher. The rest of the books have evidence of editing down, but the pacing and scope of the plot arc makes a lot more sense going forward. I hope you decide to give them a shot! 1y
sloanghost @looseleafbooks thank you, I will! It sounds like it gets smoother for sure 1y
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The Line In the Sand | E. M. Holloway
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Day 1 is a wrap for my #25infive readathon! Not as much as I‘d hoped, but at least it‘s something!

#readathon #25infive

bibliophiliac How did you make this cool graphic? 1y
looseleafbooks Thanks 😅 I used the 25infive graphic and a stock background blue image in Instagram‘s Layout app. For some reason, it made the blue 3 different shades, but I‘ll take it! 1y
Andrew65 A good start 😊, I like the graphic too. 1y
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The Line In the Sand | E. M. Holloway
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Happy Red Sox home opener! Which is a big deal in Boston-land. Before my busy bar shift, I‘m relaxing with the new book in one of my favorite series 😊

#thesumofitsparts #emholloway

Endowarrior21 Hello fellow Red Sox lover :-) 1y
TurtleLibrarian Go Sox! Hopefully they keep up their winning ways and you have a good shift of happy fans. ☺ 1y
looseleafbooks @frombellatoylva Thanks! That‘s the dream 😂 1y
StephanieGeiser Happy Red Sox home opener! 1y
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Let's Talk About Love | Claire Kann
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I‘m so excited for this #bookhaul! I finally spent a B&N gift card from Christmas and bought a bunch of new releases I‘ve been waiting for!
#QOTD: Who‘s read any of these? What did you think?

AshleyHoss820 I haven‘t read any of these but they look amazing! 1y
rachelsbrittain The Beauty That Remains is amazing! I haven't read the other two yet, but Let's Talk About Love has been on my tbr since I first heard about it last fall and I've heard a lot of good things about The Astonishing Color of After 1y
annkuch13 Let's Talk About Love is so good! It really does Ace representation well! 1y
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Opal by Maggie Stiefvater
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Obsidio by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

#monthlywrapup #marchwrapup

Questionablepotato I just finished The Hate U Give! So good! 1y
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Throne of Glass | Sarah J. Maas
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What was your favorite book of this series? I think #3 or #5 were mine!

Reading-In-The-Wings I just started and I am hooked!! I hear it only gets better too.... 😍 1y
sloanghost I think I liked #2 best 1y
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The Selection | Kiera Cass
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⭐️⭐️⭐️ — A lot of people have called this their guilty pleasure read and I completely agree. The plot and the romance and fun and engaging, but the dystopian element is as flimsy as a cardboard wall. If the author put an ounce more effort into world building I would have taken it seriously. But on the plus side, the premise of The Selection has all the juicy drama of watching The Bachelor.
#bookstagram #bookreview #theselection #kieracass

Jess7 I‘ve been curious about this series, but haven‘t gotten around to reading it. 1y
Jess7 Nice review 1y
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The Way Out Is Through | E. M. Holloway
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ — How do I even put words to how much I love his book? Not only is the plot complex and engaging, but the characters are incredibly diverse, serious issues like sexuality and mental health are explored respectfully, and Puck and Connor are honestly some of my favorite MCs of all time! This series is a treasure.

#thesumofitsparts #theeayoutisthrough #emholloway #bookstagram #bookreview

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The Hate U Give | Angie Thomas
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I‘m about 30% done with this AMAZING book! Who else has read it? — #thehateugive #angiethomas #shelfie

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“Songs and movies tell us that when you meet the one you love, the planet stops spinning, the clouds open up, and your heart begins to sing. Reality is messier than that. The truth is, we meet new people all the time, but we can never tell exactly what they might mean to us. You never know who you‘ll forget, or who you‘ll need forever.”

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Just Juliet | Charlotte Reagan
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ — This book will never cease to amaze me! It was so real, both in terms of wlw rep and with the challenges of mental health. It‘s a very serious book but also a heart-warming romance. Who didn‘t fall in love with the manic pixie goth girl in high school?

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You‘re dead, and I‘m the worst kind of alive.

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His feelings for Adam were an oil spill; he‘d let them overflow and now there wasn‘t a damn place in the ocean that wouldn‘t catch fire if he dropped a match.

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ — What a way to end a series! It‘s a wild ride through moral ambiguity, action, politics, love, loss, and some good old fashioned space fights! Every character from the previous MCs, to the grunt soldiers of the enemies, to the murderous AI is engaging to read. You could see some twists coming, but that never made them pack less of a punch. I‘m so glad Illuminae Files went out with a bang!

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Caroline's Heart | Austin Chant
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ — How a novella has complete world building and a slow-burn romance in 98 pages, I don't know, but it really does. The magic of the world is cool. Roy and Cecily were also fantastic leads. This plot works so beautifully as there's so much richness to the metaphors of being at conflict with your own physical body. Dark in some places, but definitely a great read!

DebReads4fun Welcome to Litsy! 1y
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DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚👍Hope you are enjoying it here! 1y
looseleafbooks @DebinHawaii Thank you! I‘m loving it! 😁 1y
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