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maleahrae

maleahrae

Joined January 2018

Kindergarten Teacher. Mom of Three. Wife. Lifelong Reader.
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What Alice Forgot | Liane Moriarty
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I finished #booked2021!! This is my 3rd year completing the challenge and I am already planning out next year's! Thanks @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage and @Cinfhen for hosting it each year!

(Fall #6 under the watermark is The Joy Luck Club)

Cinfhen Woohoo 🙌🏻congrats 🎊🍾 🎊🎈So excited you‘re joining us for #Booked2022 ♥️ 6mo
Chrissyreadit Congrats! 6mo
4thhouseontheleft Congrats!! 🎉🎊 6mo
Cinfhen Here's the link to post your final reads!!!

https://forms.gle/dsgdzAv3TxV79wbMA

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A Little Life: A Novel | Hanya Yanagihara
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The eleventh apartment had only one closet, but it did have a sliding glass door that opened onto a small balcony, from which he could see a man sitting across the way, outdoors in only a T-shirt and shorts even though it was October, smoking.

#firstlinefridays
@ShyBookOwl

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Never Let Me Go | Kazuo Ishiguro
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My birthday haul from McKay's! Yay for birthdays and used bookstores!!

Libby1 Britt-Marie and Born a Crime are awesome! Enjoy and happy birthday! 6mo
wanderinglynn Loved Britt-Marie. Happy, happy birthday! 🎉🎂🥳 6mo
Ruthiella Happy Birthday! 🥳🥳🥳 6mo
kspenmoll Happy birthday!!! 6mo
JessClark78 Happy Birthday! 🎊🎂🎉 6mo
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Book Shops: How to Run Them | Ruth Brown Park
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I am thinking about starting a Pop-Up Book shop. Not for a source of income, but more for fun and because I love books and my town doesn't have a bookstore and I want people to have a place to buy books every now and then.

My question... how much would you pay for a used book at a Pop-up? I was thinking $5 for adult books and $1 for kids but my husband thinks $5 might be too high. What do you think?? Thank you for any advice you can give!!

Beatlefan129 My local library sells used hardcover adult books for $3 and paperbacks for $2 13mo
Amandajoy Depends on the condition of the book. For a paperback in good condition, I would pay $5. 13mo
SamAnne Great idea! 13mo
Scochrane26 Half-price books usually charges $5-6 for a book, sometimes more or less, depending on condition, how many copies they have, & size. 13mo
Soubhiville For newer releases I‘ll often pay half the cover price if it‘s in really good condition. (That‘s how most of Half Price Books is priced.) At charity shops usually $2-$4, but the books are often in worse shape. 13mo
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SPRING BREAK!! It's nice to be sitting here reading and drinking coffee while it's still hot instead of picking up my students from Related Arts and getting ready to start Math... which is what I am usually doing at 10:30 on a Monday. I love my job, but breaks are nice. #teachersoflitsy

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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I have never read a book by Fredrik Bachman before this one. Turns out I LOVE his writing. He's so funny and heart-felt. Are all his books wriiten like this??

BennettBookworm Yes!! 14mo
maleahrae @BennettBookworm Do you recommend a particular one (or ones) to read next? 14mo
Soubhiville I would suggest Brit Marie or My grandmother asked me to tell you she‘s sorry next. I‘ve loved all his novels except the most recent one. 14mo
rwmg Although either can be read as a stand alone, I would recommend reading My Grandmother .... first, since Brit Marie follows a minor character in Myy Grandmother after the events in that book 14mo
BennettBookworm Agreed! My grandmother is a good one to read next! Beartown and Us Against You (sequel to Beartown) are really well done and in his same style, but deal with the heavier subject matter of rape. 14mo
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The Cipher | Isabella Maldonado
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I loved this book! It was twisty and creepy without being over the top. And I'm OBSESSED with Nina Guerrera. I am so glad this is going to be a series because I definitely want to read more about the tough latina FBI agent and her new team! I thought it was so lovely that she absolutely COULD take care of herself but saw the value and importance of her team. (Continued in comments)⬇️⬇️

maleahrae I saw that Jennifer Lopez was going to play her in the Netflix adaptation but in my head she looked more like Gina Rodriguez. Absolutely recommend!! 1y
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Challenges | Ben Bova
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Question: How many #bookchallenges do you usually do? How many are you planning this year? This year I did #booked2020 and #readharder2020. For next year I'm doing #booked2021 and the #botm one from Facebook. But I'm also looking at the Popsugar and wondering what Read Harder will have this year. Is 3 too much? Is 4 insane??

Scochrane26 I try not to do many challenges. My library will do a short one again this year, so that‘s probably the only one I‘ll choose. 1y
Soubhiville I have done several at the same time in the past and used the same book across all the challenges if it fit. It all depends on how much you read and how much of a mood reader you are. 1y
Laughterhp I always want to do them all, but I only end up actually doing 2. Otherwise I can‘t read any “fun” or impulse books and I get stressed out! 1y
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Amandajoy I do 2 or 3, but try to make sure the books will overlap some. 1y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick This is the first year I took part in any, but they were ones where my TBR filled most of the prompts. (The horoscope one, a couple summer bingos, bookspin, scarathlon, & winter games) I'll try to do them again next year and I'm looking at #booked2021 too. It'll work with some of my TBR but still encourage me to go out of my comfort zone a little bit. I may consult the pop sugar one and a couple others to diversify but not aim to get them all. 1y
nanuska_153 I think the best thing is start big with the intention of reducing it to one or two that you are truly enjoying, not point on stressing yourself with many that just become an obligation 1y
LeticiaToraci On Litsy I did #Booked2020 and #BookSpin. I also do a lot of Challenges from Goodreads too. 1y
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Woohoo!! This arrived today! And I bought two books at McKay yesterday. And I am still reading The Yellow House on Kindle. And I filled up a second TBR shelf on my bookshelf. I think I have a problem. My name is Maleah and I'm addicted to books.

Ruthiella Please imagine a chorus of us sitting in a church basement on folding chairs with our tea/coffee/Chardonnay in paper cups responding with *Hi Maleah*. 😅 (edited) 2y
Follow.my.read Absolutely loved this book!!!! 2y
maleahrae @Ruthiella I totally did!! 2y
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#booked2020 #fall
#thinkpink: The Last Story of Mina Lee
Gothic Horror: Kill Creek
Set in India/Southern Asia: A Burning
#bookclubworthy: I'm Thinking of Ending Things
New in 2020: Such a Fun Age
Bottom of TBR: The Outsiders

With the tagged book I completed the whole challenge!! I can't wait for next year's list!
@BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen

Cinfhen UH.MAY.ZING 🙌🏻💕🎉🎉🎉I‘m going to count this for Final Quarter #Booked2020 No need to resubmit....I‘m marking it now 📚‼️#OfficialFinalQuarterEntry 2y
Cinfhen So glad you joined us....looking forward to #Booked2021 2y
maleahrae Yay!! Thank you! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Wowza! Great finish and accomplishment! ❤ ⭐ 📕 2y
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Bite of the Mango | Mariatu Kamara
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Finally finished #booked2020 Summer prompts!! Back to school really hampered my reading time.
Red White and Blue Type: Dear Evan Hansen
Eccentric MC: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
YA by POC: The Bite of the Mango
#wineorwhine: A Gentleman in Moscow
Banned Book: Kindred
Armchair Travel: The Great Alone
@BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen

Ruthiella Yahoo! 🥳 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job!! Hey, @Cinfhen did you catch this one for our list?? ♥️📚🥳 2y
Cinfhen Nope....thanks for the heads up @BarbaraTheBibliophage 🙈 2y
Cinfhen Woohoo 🙌🏻congrats on completing #Summer #Booked2020 👙🌞🍦📚This is your #OfficialThirdQuarterEntry 🎊🎊🎊 2y
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How to Be an Antiracist | Ibram X. Kendi
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Next up in my continued quest to educate myself! This work is so important. I used to be content with the thought that I "wasn't racist" but have now come to realize that isn't nearly enough or even completely true and I have a lot of work to do! At my library this book was so in demand that I could only check it out for one week instead of two. I'm glad so many people are with me in educating themselves on how we can dismantle systematic racism.

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Ijeoma Oluo covers: racism, privilege, intersectionality, police brutality, affirmative action, and so much more. These are topics that we NEED to be having conversations about. She gives you the information needed to understand the topics and guidance on how to talk about them. She goes beyond that to challenge us to not just talk, but act. The last chapter is full of actions we can take to dismantle racial oppression. Seriously, read it!

ChasingOm I bought this today to do my part for #blackoutbestsellerlist. As if I needed an excuse to buy more books! 2y
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The Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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The Kiss Quotient
Sophie Kinsella
Kindergarten Cop
Kelly Clarkson
Killing Me Softly

#manicmonday #letterk @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing ☺️🖤 2y
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A Burning: A novel | Megha Majumdar
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I finished this last night. It was good, but heartbreaking. It took me a minute to get used to Lovely's way of phrasing sentences but when I did it was a quick but harrowing read.

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My #botm box and my Barnes and Noble order arrived the same day!! Where to start? I guess I'm not going to get anything done on my house today! 😁

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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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Oh my word!! I was blown away by this book! If you haven't read it, you need to!!

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Cold Granite | Stuart MacBride
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#booked2020 #spring
Makes you LOL-- Yes, Please, Amy Poehler
Parent/Child Memoir-- Motherhood So White, Nefertiti Austin
Tartan Noir-- Cold Granite, Stuart MacBride
About Genocide-- The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris
Pan-asian Author-- Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan
Animal on Cover-- The Art of Racing In The Rain, Garth Stein
@BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen

All six of these were fantastic!!

BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! With lots of time to spare! 👊🏻📚♥️ 2y
Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉 🙌🏻❣️I love seeing these posts 😁and that all were fantastic makes it even better💜 2y
Cinfhen This is your #OfficialSpringEntry for #Booked2020 🎉🌻🌈📚Congrats😊 2y
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Curious | Rachel Grace Alexander
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So I have a question... just because I'm curious. Do you prefer physical books or audiobooks? And why?

I prefer physical books but I've really gotten in to listen to an audiobook while I'm cleaning, working out, doing a puzzle, or driving. Sometimes I'm reading and listening to the same book and sometimes I have two different books going. You?

AllieLovesBooks I prefer physical books because I feel like I don‘t miss anything. However, I love audiobooks for chores like you mentioned. I typically stick to one format when consuming a book! 💙 2y
Jess861 I prefer physical books. As much as I'd like to be able to listen to audio books, I can't seem to pay attention while listening. Even if I'm just cleaning or doing something mundane, I find myself missing half the book. I'm a slow reader and like to make sure I read every word so that might be part of my issue with audio books and my attention. 2y
DGRachel I‘m inclined to say I prefer physical books, but they both have their place. Having many bookshelves filled with physical books makes me happy. I need to be doing something while listening to audio, otherwise I fall asleep, but I love that audio helps me get through more books than I would if I could only read when I wasn‘t working. There are so many stories I want to consume and not nearly enough time. 2y
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Slajaunie I love physical books. The look, feel, smell, etc. 2y
Soubhiville I prefer physical books when I can, but I listen to audiobooks while commuting and while working/ doing chores. So my reading ends up being about 50/50. 2y
amywithbooks Physical books. My mind always wanders when I am listening to audio and I don't feel as engaged with the story! 2y
Birdsong28 I prefer physical books as I can read it any time as with audiobooks I tend to listen whilst walking to work or on my own in the house as I am the main reader in the house so I don't think it would be appropriate for me to have my audiobook on. Also I listen to my audiobooks when I do as I know I will get the most out of it. 📚📖 2y
mdm139 Physical books. My mind wonders with audiobooks. Especially when it is narrated by one person. I miss so much of the story. I do do audiobooks in the car for the kids though because they like them. 2y
kezzlou85 Physical books. I get too distracted with an audio and tend to miss bits. I used to listen to kids ones in the car when my girls were younger especially the Gruffalo. 2y
Librarybelle I prefer physical books, but I like listening to audiobooks from time to time as I commute to work. Recently, I‘ve listened to so many audiobooks while working from home. 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I prefer physical books but I have a place in my life for ebooks and audiobooks. 2y
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I have things I need to do but I cannot put this down!!!

Catherine_Willoughby Great read 2y
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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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I finally read this! And watched the movie. I loved them both!

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Yes Please | Amy Poehler
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Y'all, this book was so good!! I listened to it (Amy reads it herself) and enjoyed every minute! She's a fantastic reader. It really just sounds like she's talking to you! It was funny, thoughtful, sweet and encouraging. I love SNL and Parks and Rec so it was cool to get some behind the scenes info. I loved how she spoke about her ex-husband but didn't give salacious details or put him down. Very classy. I want to be her best friend now!

j.rye I love her so much 🥰 2y
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Enzo is not the same breed as my Gemma, but this was emotional to read as a dog owner! As a human. The beginning of the book gave a big indication as to what was coming but I still cried so much! I loved how smart Enzo was. I think in any other book I've read that was narrated by an animal, the animal is limited or naive. My kids want to watch the movie now. I hope Enzo is as endearing on film. Have you seen it?

Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I have this book on my shelf but I'm not ready to have my heart ripped out just yet. 2y
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Just realized I never posted this!!
Millennial Author: Get a Life, Chloe Brown
Hat/Head Covering: My Sister the Serial Killer
Subject New to Me: One of Us
Set in Hollywood: Shopaholic to the the Stars
#covercrush: Prognosis
Finish in a Day: The Best We Could Do

#booked2020 #winter
@BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen

Cinfhen We already picked our first quarter winner so I‘ll carry these over for the #SpringDrawing (end of June) 😁 2y
Cinfhen Congrats 🎉 This is your (other) #OfficialSpringEntry for #Booked2020 🌻🌈💕📚 2y
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I loved the Count! And Nina and Sofia and really the whole staff and all the characters. Minus the Bishop. Some parts of this book were slower than others but I really enjoyed the story! For those of you who have read this and are doing #booked2020, could I use this for #wineorwhine since there are so many references to his wine expertise?

Aims42 Love the count and his friends so much ❤️ The Bishop is just the worst! 2y
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Kill Creek | Scott Thomas
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This was such a creepy read!! With plenty of surprises and scares and a twist at the end that I DID NOT see coming! I listened to it on audible and the narrator did great with the accents and creepy voices!

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This looks sooo good! I can't wait to get in to it! Thank you @jessinikkip !! #presidentialbookswap

jessinikkip Awesome!!! I had hoped you would like it! I went to the PO and sorted out what was going on with it the other day and I was hoping it would make it this time 2y
Crazeedi This looks very interesting! 2y
Butterfinger @jessinikkip did you ever get your stuff? 2y
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jessinikkip @Butterfinger I did get the one you sent to my email. Its been about a week since I checked the PO Box so I dont know if I got those eventually 2y
Butterfinger I enjoyed the book I sent through Amazon. Please exchange it for whatever reason. I still hope you get your box. It had a cute bookmark in it. It has just been a long time ago and I don't know what I did with the receipt. I'm sorry Jesse @jessinikkip 2y
jessinikkip Dont worry about it @Butterfinger ! I'm sure it'll turn up after while. Everythings been crazy lately 2y
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Presidents | James Barber
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Matches have been sent!! Please let me know if you don't receive yours! Be sure to tag me and your match when you recieve your book. Let's use #presidentialbookswap so we can see what each other got! :) Thank you for participating! @MallenNC @Amiable @HFoster @Bookwormjillk @Butterfinger @runswithscissors007 @jessinikkip @LapReader @jenniferw88 @JaneyWaneyB

maleahrae @jenniferw88 Your email was returned to me. I checked and I typed exactly what you sent. Could you send it to me again? 2y
jenniferw88 @maleahrae I just checked it too! It's irene_gulliver@yahoo.co.uk . If it gets returned again try jenny-williams88@outlook.com 2y
maleahrae Got it! Thanks!! 2y
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maleahrae It was my mistake I autofilled .com instead of co.uk 2y
Amiable I got my match! Excited! Thank you! 2y
Bookwormjillk Got my match. Thanks! 2y
JaneyWaneyB I got my match! Thank you, looking forward to this swap 😊 2y
Butterfinger Got it. Am excited. Thanks. 2y
MallenNC I‘ve got mine too. Thanks for doing this! 2y
MallenNC Is there an opening date set for this? I may have missed it. I want to be sure I get mine sent out in time. 2y
maleahrae @MallenNC I didn't set a date, just open when you get it! Ideally books will be sent out before March, I guess? I didn't really think about that... 2y
JaneyWaneyB @LapReader Your book is winging it's way to you. All posted today via snail mail 🐌💌 hope you enjoy the book 😁 2y
Amiable Was there a date for mailing? I‘m still awaiting my swap. 😬 2y
maleahrae Did everyone mail/receive their swap? 2y
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Presidents' Day | Anne Rockwell
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Okay, here it is!! I have NEVER done this before so there may be kinks and my form isn't super sophisticated. Bear with me.
Important Info:
What: ONE book by or about a president/presidents real or fictional. When: Submit the form by February 21. International: Yes! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfk8IrNCFzvrFWO3gLOJjyZijlUPkVGrdHL_bWf...
I think that's it! Let me know if you have questions/issues!
@LitsyHappenings

JaneyWaneyB Signed up 😁 this will be an interesting swap for this UK based Litten 🇬🇧🇺🇸📚✉📬 2y
maleahrae @JaneyWaneyB Yay!! I'm so excited!! 2y
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jenniferw88 Signed up. Pretty much open to anything! 2y
runswithscissors007 Thank you so much for organizing this! I am totally easy. Anything someone thinks a Canadian should read about an American president! 2y
Butterfinger Done. 2y
Bookwormjillk Yay! Thanks for doing this! 2y
Amiable I signed up! 2y
LitsyHappenings Oh no we completely missed reposting this! So sorry... hope it‘s a blast! 2y
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Presidents | James Barber
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I've been looking for a #bookswap but haven't found one, so I've been toying with the idea of starting one myself. With President's Day and the primaries going on, I thought it might be fun to do a Presidential Bookswap and trade books by or about presidents, real or fictional. If you are interested comment below and if there's enough interest, I'll set it up! #swap #litsyswap #bookmail

jenniferw88 If it would be international (I'm in the UK) I'd be interested! 2y
Bookwormjillk Me! I love books about presidents. 2y
runswithscissors007 I would definitely be interested! Great idea! (edited) 2y
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Butterfinger I'm interested. 2y
Amiable I‘ve been doing a presidential biography challenge for the past few years, so I am definitely up for this! 2y
jessinikkip Just books or a whole big package? Im out of work for health right now so it depends. Book I can do! 2y
Judybskt Sounds like fun! 2y
LapReader If it‘s international. I‘m keen. 2y
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Sarah fell off a horse and hit her head on a rock resulting in a traumatic brain injury that caused her IQ to plummet to 80. In her memoir she tells her journey of depression, relearning to read and write, relationships, and adjusting to her new life after her prognosis. Very engaging read!!
#booked2020 #covercrush
#readharder Debut by a Queer Author
#litzyatoz P
@BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft

Cinfhen I was drawn to this one for the cover too!! The memoir itself was lacking ( for me) 🥺 (edited) 2y
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January Wrap Up
Total: 7
Fiction: 5
Nonfiction: 2
#booked2020: 6
#readharder: 4

amywithbooks I'm Thinking of Ending Things was soooooo creepy! 2y
maleahrae @avgeyer It was!!! I did not see that ending coming!! What?! 2y
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The Swap | Fiona Mitchell
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Are there any book swaps happening soon?

jessinikkip I would love to know as well :) 2y
j.rye I‘m interested to know as well! 2y
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You | Caroline Kepnes
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My list for #bookspin! I'm excited to actually start moving books off my TBR! @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Oooo you have some fun ones on there! I'll be sure to tag you when I draw the number next Sunday!! 😊 2y
michellelav I listened to Daisy Jones and the six and it was sooooo good!!! ❤ 2y
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This was a quick read, but impactful. I didn't know graphic novels could be like this. I want to read more! I loved the illustrations and how at times they told the story with no words. Highly recommend!
#booked2020 Finish in a Day
#readharder Graphic Memoir
#litsyatoz B
@barbarathebibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen

Cinfhen I‘ve heard this GN is really well done 💙must check it out 😃 2y
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This has been a rough book to read. Getting to know several if the victims all while knowing what their fate would be... the authors detailed descriptions of the massacre... but I'd held my emotions in check until this part. It gutted me! I'm not sure yet what will happen to Anders... this is really a #subjectnewtome ... but I am hoping for so many bad things. Ugh!
#booked2020
@4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen

Cinfhen Oh wow!! This sounds really hard to read but important. Nice choice 2y
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Sulwe | Lupita Nyong'o
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This was a beautiful book! I loved the encouraging message! #readharder

readordierachel Beautiful art! 2y
MissAimz_55 I‘ll have to check this out. Also Happy Litversary ! Looks like we have the same one !! 2y
maleahrae Thank you @MissAimz_55 !! Same to you! 2y
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Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel | Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
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I saw the show a few months ago and it was fantastic! The book was also great and gave a lot more back story to Connor and insight into Evan's thoughts. Plus it met the prompt Red, White, or Blue Type on the Cover for #booked2020.
@Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft

BarbaraTheBibliophage Good call! ♥️📚👊🏻 2y
Cinfhen Perfect 👌🏾 2y
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Alexander Hamilton | Ron Chernow
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I finally got to see this in Nashville last night! It's sooo incredible!! Oh my word! Have you seen it yet?? I definitely want to read (finish really, I started it this summer, but got distracted) the biography it's based on now!

Scochrane26 I still haven‘t gotten to see it. ☹️ glad you enjoyed it though! 2y
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This was a very quick but intriguing read! I liked the short chapters and writing style!
#booked2020 #hatorheadcoveringoncover

BarbaraTheBibliophage Good job! This has been popular for this prompt. Also tagging my co-hosts @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen 2y
maleahrae Thanks @BarbaraTheBibliophage ! In my excitement I forgot to tag y'all! 2y
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My plan for the Winter prompts for #booked2020. Plus something I finish in a day... I'm kind of waiting to see what that will be.

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The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah
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My first book of 2020!! This was a fantastic compelling story. So many emotions!! The characters went through so much but there was a consistent theme of community and love that brought hope. Definitely a worthwhile read. PLUS it works for the Armchair Travel prompt for #booked2020 and the Rural Setting prompt for #readharder! Thank you @cathygee for the excellent gift!
@Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft

Cinfhen Yes!!! Alaska is totally another character in this novel/ great choice for #ArmchairTravel 🥶 2y
maleahrae Absolutely!! @Cinfhen Thank you! 2y
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The Huntress | Kate Quinn
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With the end of The Huntress comes the end of the #booked2019 Challenge! I did it!! It was my first challenge and it was really challenging!! I read some books I may not have picked up before! I am looking forward to #booked2020 and I think I'm going to try the #readharder challenge as well this year!
@BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen

SilversReviews Great post...great year for you!! Happy 2020 Reading!! 2y
Cinfhen Congrats 🎊🎈🍾 🙌🏻👑Great job and amazing graphics ❣️❣️❣️❣️So happy you‘re back for #Booked2020 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Awesome!! ♥️📚👊🏻🎉📚♥️👊🏻📚 2y
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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel | Mary Beth Keane
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I finally finished the Fall prompts for #booked2019!!
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Cinfhen Yay!!!! Job well done 👍🏽 2y
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I Am Watching You | Teresa Driscoll
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So this one was free on kindle and seemed interesting. I thought it'd be good to listen to while cooking and doing dishes and whatnot. And it was, but it left me a little disappointed. I'm not sure why. Each chapter ended in such a way that I HAD to know what was next but then felt like the payoff never really matched the buildup. Oh well. It was a fun distraction during chores!

LoverOfLearning I listened to this on Audible a whole back. I gave it a pan. Not sure why. 2y
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Finally a still moment to do some reading!

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Hellfire Club | Jake Tapper
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I'm not going to lie, I have bit of a celebrity crush on Jake Tapper. Weird, I know... I decided to read this book. I just started it, but I wanted to know if any of you have read it and if so, what are you're thoughts?

marleed I have an autographed copy written to me. My son and Dil got it because he‘s my newsman crush, as well. I liked it. I even learned a few things. I did however read along with the audio because he reads this book! 3y
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Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere | Smriti Prasadam-Halls
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My favorite #October craft to do with my kindergarteners!
#chillingphotochallenge #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

readingjedi 🧡🎃🧡 3y
Clwojick 🎃🎃🎃🎃♥️♥️♥️♥️ 3y
Smrloomis Adorable! 😍 3y
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Complete Tales and Poems | Edgar Allan Poe
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This display from a cool bookstore I found perfectly fits the #raven prompt for the #chillingphotochallenge!
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