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mhillis

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This book is good! Reading in Japan.
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Two more books this week! Chatter was interesting and I finished it quickly. Ghost Month seemed to slog on forever. #ReadingAsia friends, don‘t be fooled by the blurb or cover, and trust the Litsy reviews—this book is not good!! #BookReport

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#AugustWrapUp
I didn‘t read as much this summer break as I thought I would. My favorites were The Chosen and the Beautiful, The Bombay Prince, and The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida. Looking forward to September reading! 🍂 📚 ☕️

Kenyazero Your August looks like it was fun! 3mo
Gissy Great!!📚📚👏👏👏👏 3mo
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Chatter has interesting info from stories and research about how to work with your inner voice, and how to support others too. A list of the specific tools mentioned throughout the book is included at the end. I imagine a lot of the authors ideas can be found online in posts or podcast interviews related to the book.

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Ghost Month | Ed Lin
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Wow wish I would have read @DGRachel post about Ghost Month before reading it because that review really sums up the story well! This is by far my least favorite book of the year. #ReadingAsia #Taiwan

mhillis DGRachel's post on Litsy https://litsy.com/p/WXhtdzU5dVBK 3mo
DGRachel I‘m so sorry you suffered through this one, too! 3mo
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wanderinglynn Great review @DGRachel 👍🏻 3mo
BarbaraBB I remember @DGRachel ‘s review and am sorry you had to go through it nevertheless 😀. At least it ticked off Taiwan! 3mo
mhillis @DGRachel @wanderinglynn @BarbaraBB 😅 I made a bad choice! It was between this and 3mo
Librarybelle This one may be the least favorite book read for #ReadingAsia2021 ! 3mo
mhillis @Librarybelle 😂😂😂 the blurb made it sound so interesting!! Too much info dumping 3mo
DGRachel @wanderinglynn Thanks! I amuse myself when I go full snark in a review, so it‘s gratifying when others are also entertained. 🤣🤣 3mo
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Finished two books this week—

Arsenic and Adobo
The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida

I still feel like I‘m in a bit of a reading slump. #BookReport

Cinfhen I read NADA this week … it happens to all of us😁 3mo
mhillis @Cinfhen 😅 ok that makes me feel better! It‘s so hard to finish a book lately 3mo
Cinfhen I know!!! I‘m just feeling meh and bleh 🤷🏼‍♀️what‘s next for you?. I‘m considering this thriller…it‘s getting good buzz 3mo
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mhillis @Cinfhen same!! I‘m thinking of going the nonfiction route 3mo
Cinfhen Hope it grabs and holds your attention 💕😁 3mo
mhillis @Cinfhen thanks, you too. Will update in the next book report!! 3mo
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This week‘s #BookReport

Finished two mysteries: Dead Dead Girls and The Bombay Prince. I think The Bombay Prince might be my favorite Perveen Mistry yet!

#CurrentlyReading Map of Salt and Stars 🌟

rockpools Stacking the Bombay Prince. Does it read as a stand-alone or should I start elsewhere? 3mo
mhillis @rockpools Hmm I‘m not sure, but I think there‘s probably enough recap from previous stories for it to make sense! 3mo
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Dead Dead Girls | Nekesa Afia
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I liked the setting of 1920s Harlem. The sleuth Louise had an interesting back story that we get to know more about as she gets involved in the murder investigation. Dead Dead Girls is the author‘s debut and I‘m interested to read the next in the series.

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Clark and Division | Naomi Hirahara
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Current reads: Map of Salt and Stars, Dead Dead Girls, A Burning

HEA or open-ended ending: Both are good!

Tag the last book added to your TBR: Clark and Division

#WeekendReads

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After a three-week book slump, I‘m happy to have something for my #BookReport and I enjoyed both of the books I finished!

Finished
Here the Whole Time
The Chosen and the Beautiful

In Progress
Dead Dead Girls
Map of Salt and Stars

Thanks #AwesomeAugust @Andrew65 for the readathon⭐️

Cinfhen I‘m curious about this Gatsby retelling …did you read or do audio?? 4mo
mhillis @Cinfhen I read the ebook! I‘m not crazy about fantasy so I wasn‘t sure if I would like it, but I was amazed. Jordan Baker is my favorite character, so I loved that it was from her POV. 4mo
Cinfhen I think l‘ll try it ~ thanks! Fantasy isn‘t my thing either but I‘ve seen lots of good reviews and we generally like the same books 😍 (edited) 4mo
mhillis @Cinfhen Let me know what you think! 4mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 4mo
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The Braid | Laetitia Colombani
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My review of The Braid was included in a roundup of staff recommendations on the Asymptote blog!

https://www.asymptotejournal.com/blog/2021/08/11/a-thousand-lives-staff-reads-fr...

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I love retellings of classics! The Chosen and the Beautiful retells The Great Gatsby from Jordan Baker‘s point of view. The writing is gorgeous and this version includes elements of fantasy. And the cover is beautiful too!

mhillis #AwesomeAugust @Andrew65 Book Two 🙌 (edited) 4mo
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 4mo
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Here the Whole Time | Vitor Martins
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I loved it!! What a cute YA summer love story! ❤️
#AwesomeAugust @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great👏👏👏 4mo
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Readathon storybook: Oshindonga & English | Dorian Haarhoff, Linekela Shipindo Moshindonga, Sarie Maritz
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I have not read anything in three weeks!! So I‘m setting a modest goal of finishing one book. I‘d like to read Here the Whole Time 📚 #AwesomeAugust @Andrew65

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 Hope it helps you develop a reading habit again. 4mo
mhillis @Andrew65 Thank you 😊 4mo
Jari-chan I hope it works for you! 🤞 4mo
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The Satapur Moonstone | Sujata Massey
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I really like the Perveen Mistry series, and she goes out on assignment in Satapur, taking the last leg of the journey in a palanquin. The isolated palace setting and the interesting cast of characters made The Satapur Moonstone a great second book. Looking forward to the next in the series!

Gissy There will be a third book this year. 🤗 4mo
mhillis @Gissy Yay can‘t wait to read it 😁 4mo
Gissy @mhillis Me too!🤗 4mo
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The Ghost Bride | Yangsze Choo
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Book Six #14Books14Weeks2021 🌟
The Ghost Bride transported me to another world! I don‘t usually read paranormal books, but Li Lan‘s story was so interesting, especially as she traveled through the plains of the dead and uncovered secrets from the past. Now I really want to read the author‘s other book, The Night Tiger.

TheAromaofBooks I just got this one from the library!! 4mo
mhillis @TheAromaofBooks Looking forward to your review! 4mo
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My 5 year Litsyversary was this past week!! 🎉

#BookReport
I finished 4 good books this week, and The Ghost Bride on audio was my favorite. The Satapur Moonstone is the second in the Perveen Mistry series, and Good Talk is a graphic memoir. In Members Only, the author really put the main character Raj Bhatt through a lot!

Cinfhen Happy Litsyversary!!!!!! You‘re an #OGofLitsy 🤪🎉❣️🙌🏻🥳 5mo
mhillis 😆 Thanks @Cinfhen 4mo
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Good Talk is a graphic memoir centered on Mira Jacob‘s conversations with the people close to her, especially her son. I loved his inquisitiveness and imagination. The conversations are so real and provide an interesting structure for her experiences #ContainsPhotos #Booked2021

Cinfhen Nice!! I did this on audio and even though it was a multi cast narration it didn‘t resonate with me 🤷🏼‍♀️ 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great choice! 5mo
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Readathon storybook: Oshindonga & English | Dorian Haarhoff, Linekela Shipindo Moshindonga, Sarie Maritz
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Wrap up for #AnyWayYouReadathon
I started the weekend without any books in progress! Thanks to the Readathon, I‘m now in the middle of four!
My goals were to get caught up on Invisible Women ✅ and start Members Only ✅
I also ended up getting started on graphic novel Good Talk and audiobook The Ghost Bride.

kimmypete1 Sounds like it was a great weekend! 5mo
Linear I really liked the Ghost Bride. I hear they made it into a Netflix series but I never got around to checking it out. 5mo
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Eggbeater Awesome job! 👏👏👏🎉 5mo
mhillis @Linear Thank you, I didn‘t know that! The book is really good so far 5mo
Reggie I loved Members Only. Hope you like it! 5mo
mhillis @Reggie oh nice! I haven‘t seen it on Litsy much! 5mo
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#BookReport

My favorite this week was Last Night at the Telegraph Club.
I also read Serena Singh Flips the Script and Goodbye, Vitamin.

After 3 weeks, I finally finished listening to Desert Queen about Gertrude Bell! I need to pick a new audiobook for next week‘s commute.

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Ruth‘s father has dementia and she moves back home to help out her parents. I really liked the first half of the book, especially when he is teaching the students in his California History class. The structure of the book and the ways it deals with memory are interesting and clever—there are no chapters, and the sections of the book are of varying length. And I love the title and colorful cover!

Book Five #14Books14Weeks2021

Ruthiella I loved this book! ❤️ 5mo
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Readathon storybook: Oshindonga & English | Dorian Haarhoff, Linekela Shipindo Moshindonga, Sarie Maritz
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Finished with work for the week! This weekend my reading goals are:
📚 Get caught up on this month‘s #SheSaid book- Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
📚 Start reading Members Only by Sameer Pandya
#AnyWayYouReadathon

Eggbeater Enjoy your weekend off! Thanks for joining! 5mo
mhillis @Eggbeater Thank you ☺️ 5mo
kimmypete1 Thanks for joining! 5mo
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Set in the 1950s, Last Night at the Telegraph Club is the story of Lily and Kath. I love the cover because it shows setting so well - Lily sneaks out of her home in Chinatown to watch a nightclub act with Kath. This was so well-written and the history in the author‘s note made it all the more interesting!

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#BookReport

Finished Anna K Away and The Magical Language of Others.
Still listening to Desert Queen audiobook and just started Last Night at the Telegraph Club.

The Magical Language of Others was an excellent memoir, mixing translations of letters her mother sent her with memories of her grandmother, mother, and her own life.

Cinfhen Stacking the memoir!!! You might like this one too @Megabooks 5mo
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mhillis Nice! @Cinfhen I didn‘t know you were a fan of memoirs!! 5mo
Megabooks @Cinfhen thanks for the tag @Cinfhen !! You know me and memoirs! 5mo
Cinfhen Yes!!!!! @Megabooks and I are TOTAL #MemoirGirls ♥️♥️♥️ 5mo
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#ReadingAsia2021 Update—I read ten books for the challenge this quarter. This means I‘m about halfway to the goal of reading at least one book from each country in Asia.

All of these were interesting, but a few stood out! My favorites were
Ghachar Ghochar #India
Home #Indonesia

Librarybelle Excellent progress! 5mo
BarbaraBB Super interesting post! I‘ll screenshot! 5mo
mhillis @BarbaraBB @Librarybelle Thanks ☺️ I‘m really enjoying this challenge! 5mo
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Anna K Away | Jenny Lee
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I love Anna Karenina—and the retelling Anna K did not disappoint—so I was looking forward to the sequel Anna K Away. It‘s impressive how the author brought storylines from Korea, Europe, and the US together with a big summer bash at the end. And drama, lots of drama! I would love to see this made into a movie!

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It was a busy week, so I only finished one book this week—Murder at Wedgefield Manor.

I have a few books in progress: Anna K Away, Desert Queen, and The Magical Language of Others. I‘m listening to the audiobook of Desert Queen, which is about Gertrude Bell, during my commutes and I‘m about halfway through it—only 8 more hours to go!

#BookReport

Lcsmcat I enjoyed Desert Queen when I read it with a book group years ago. 5mo
mhillis @Lcsmcat Bell‘s life is really interesting! I was surprised that I hadn‘t heard of her before. 5mo
Lcsmcat @mhillis Right? Lawrence of Arabia got all the press. 5mo
Cinfhen This one sounds fascinating 5mo
mhillis @Cinfhen Yes, it is! I‘m not reading it for #ReadingAsia2021 but came across it while researching books 🙌 5mo
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Murder at Wedgefield Manor | Erica Ruth Neubauer
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Stressful week with in person classes resuming, so it‘s back to comfort reads again!! Murder at Wedgefield Manor is the second in the series. I enjoyed this book much more than the first and the estate has a lot of mysterious goings-on and romance. It‘s great to get to know the characters better too—the book opens with the sleuth Jane learning to pilot an airplane and as the investigation takes off, she spends more and more time with Redvers

melissanorr This series is on my TBR. Maybe I'll start with book 2 😯 5mo
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Spring prompts for #Booked2021 finished!

I made two changes from my original plan. For musical instrument on the cover, instead of Voice of the Violin, I read Dead Ringer. And for the audiobook, I bailed on Crescent and listened to The Right Sort of Man.

Books tagged in the comments!

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mhillis Hear / audiobook 5mo
mhillis Musical instrument on the cover 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Fabulous! Don‘t forget to fill out the Google form for your entries! https://bit.ly/3b7rK1E (edited) 5mo
Cinfhen Well done 👍🏽 🥳😊🥳 5mo
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I finished 6 books this week! This is my wrap up post for #JoysOfJune and this week‘s #BookReport

My favorites were Syria‘s Secret Library and Murder on Cold Street, both were audiobooks. Dangers of Smoking in Bed is classified as horror so it was out of my usual reading comfort zone! I also read graphic novel A Game for Swallows, cozy mystery Dead Ringer, and YA novel None of the Above.

Cinfhen Fantastic 🙌🏻❣️ 5mo
Gissy Wow!📚📚📚👏👏👏👏 5mo
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Syria‘s Secret Library is about the power of books, literature, education, and art to give people hope and purpose. It also describes the conflict in Syria and the effects it‘s had on residents, especially in Darayya. It‘s amazing that the author never visited the library because he describes it so vividly, thanks to the information received online from his contacts there.
#Booked2021 #TitleIncludesLibrary
#ReadingAsia2021 #Syria

BarbaraBB You make such good choices for #ReadingAsia2021! 5mo
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mhillis @BarbaraBB Thanks 😅 I like researching books almost as much as reading them 5mo
BarbaraBB Me too but I make not always the right decisions 😉 5mo
Librarybelle I really liked this one! I recommended it to several people I know IRL. 5mo
Cinfhen Nice find!!! 5mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 5mo
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I liked this graphic novel, but was a little surprised how short it was. A Game for Swallows is about ordinary people living through conflict. The characters share food and stories as they spend the evening in one small part of the apartment.
#ReadingAsia2021 #Lebanon
#Booked2021 #UNPeacekeepers

mhillis Book four finished for #JoysOfJune @Andrew65 5mo
BarbaraBB I read another short book by her about Lebanon 5mo
Librarybelle I will have to look for this author…so many great things said about her graphic novels! 5mo
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Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 5mo
mhillis @BarbaraBB @Librarybelle Yes I‘ll look for her other book too! It looks interesting 5mo
mhillis @Andrew65 Thanks 🤩 5mo
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None of the Above | I. W. Gregorio
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I‘ve finished my week three book for #14books14weeks2021 and book three for #JoysofJune
None of the Above is YA fiction about homecoming Queen Kristin Lattimer who finds out that she is intersex. Although her family is supportive, most of her schoolmates are not, and then there are concerns about her sports eligibility. Important story but the ending could have been better.

TheHeartlandBookFairy You're on a roll 😁 5mo
Andrew65 Doing brilliantly 👏👏👏 5mo
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Murder on Cold Street | Sherry Thomas
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Beautiful hydrangeas are in bloom now at a local park! I saw these while on an #audiowalk with Murder on Cold Street—this series is so good! Charlotte Holmes is clever as always, and she‘s joined by an interesting cast of characters too. Book Two #JoysOfJune 🎧

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 I love Hydrangeas. 6mo
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In Dead Ringer, temporary cello player Jeremy is killed in the church where the orchestra is rehearsing, and violinist Midori Bishop starts investigating when the maestro becomes a suspect. She finds out too much about her fellow musicians and the church staff—quickly getting herself into danger.

I‘m interested to read the next in the series. Good for fans of Murder in G Minor as music plays a big role in the story 🎶

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Time to start weekend reading! My goals for #JoysOfJune are to read these books 📚

To Finish:
Murder on Cold Street

To Read:
None of the Above
Syria‘s Secret Library
Dead Ringer
A Game for Swallows

Thanks @Andrew65

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 6mo
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I hit the jackpot this week with all five books I read being solid picks! I‘ve already posted reviews of each, so on to the list!

Finished:
The Rib King
Tomorrow Will Be Different
Bamboo People #Burma
The Girl with Seven Names #NorthKorea
How to Pronounce Knife

The background image is from my #audiowalk and I‘m currently listening to Murder on Cold Street (Lady Sherlock series) #BookReport

Cinfhen Pretty photo 😍and hurray for 5 picks!!! That‘s definitely a GREAT WEEK 6mo
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Bamboo People | Mitali Perkins
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Bamboo People is so good that I finished it in one day. It is divided into two parts: part one is about a boy who is forced to become a Burmese soldier and part two about a Karenni boy who must make a difficult choice. I like the characters because they each have their individual strengths and love for their families to guide them. #ReadingAsia2021 #Burma

Librarybelle Awesome! 6mo
BarbaraBB Another winner! Lucky you! 6mo
mhillis @BarbaraBB It was a good reading week 🍀 6mo
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The Girl with Seven Names is so well-written and each chapter leads in to the next so seamlessly that it was hard to stop reading. I never could have imagined all of the reasons for the author‘s name changes or the details of her journey out of North Korea. #ReadingAsia2021 #NorthKorea

BarbaraBB This sounds real good. 6mo
Librarybelle Agree with @BarbaraBB …this sounds really good! 6mo
mhillis @Librarybelle @BarbaraBB I‘ve had this book for a while—so glad I finally read it! 6mo
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How to Pronounce Knife: Stories | Souvankham Thammavongsa
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I‘ve finished my week two book for #14books14weeks2021 How to Pronounce Knife is a short story collection and the stories revolve around the lives of people from Laos in Canada. My favorites were How to pronounce knife and Chick-a-Chee! because both of them are about language, and how challenging it can be to use a new one at school or in the community. But this book is about much more than that! The characters and emotions really come through 🧡

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Tomorrow Will be Different is the June #SheSaid book. Thank you @Riveted_Reader_Melissa for putting this on my radar! I finished ahead of schedule because I need to return it. Before reading, I had only heard the name Sarah McBride, but now I know her story—she‘s definitely going to need to write another memoir!

violabrain This book is amazing! I cried so many times while reading this... 6mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m so glad you liked it! 6mo
marleed This is the only book I finished, awarded 5 stars, and immediately walked up my street to place it in an LFL. I love my shelves to be a mix of TBRs as well as books I loved reading. But this one couldn‘t sit on my shelf as a reminder of a great story or lesson. This one had to be released back to the world so she could enlighten others, like she did me. 6mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @marleed I love that, and yes….some books need to be read by more people! 6mo
mhillis @violabrain @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @marleed Yes great book to share! Her passion for politics and activism is amazing 6mo
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The Rib King: A Novel | Ladee Hubbard
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I went in to reading The Rib King not having any idea what it was about and to tell the truth, I hadn‘t even looked at the table of contents, so I was surprised by the turns this story took. Jams, wafers, sauce, healing salve—disparate elements come together in this book about race, money, and loyalties.

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#WeekendReads
1. Current Reads: How to Pronounce Knife, The Girl with Seven Names, Tomorrow Will Be Different, The Rib King
2. Top of your June TBR: Bel Canto 🎶
3. Last LGBTQ book you Read: She of the Mountains

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Finished
1. Buddha in the Attic. This had been on my TBR for nearly 10 years! The way this was written was original
2. She of the Mountains. This was my book of the week from the Books and Boba list. Very good.
3. Our Lady of Alice Bhatti. This would not be for everyone and I‘m still not sure what to think #Pakistan

In progress: Tomorrow will be different, The rib king, The girl with seven names

Cinfhen Curious to hear more about your upcoming reads🤓 6mo
mhillis @Cinfhen I‘m enjoying the books I have in progress much more than the ones I finished 😂 Will update next week!! 6mo
Cinfhen That‘s very encouraging 😁 6mo
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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti | Mohammed Hanif
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In Karachi, Alice Bhatti works as a nurse in Sacred Heart Hospital. She has a past, cares for patients, marries Teddy Butt, is misunderstood — I kind of wondered where the story was headed, but the Epilogue ties the storylines and themes of love, religion, social status, and gender together well. #Pakistan #ReadingAsia2021

Librarybelle Nice! 6mo
BarbaraBB Sounds good! 6mo
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She of the Mountains | Vivek Shraya
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I‘ve finished my week one book for #14books14weeks2021 She of the Mountains is short but the author manages to do so much—intertwining stories of love, gender, sexuality, and mythology. I listened to the audiobook which was narrated by the author, but I‘d like to check out the illustrations in the print copy.💚

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My list for #14Books14Weeks2021 ☀️
This list only has 13 books 😅 so it looks like the last pick is TBA!! All of these are from the Books and Boba book picks list which I‘ve been working on for a while-
https://booksandboba.com/book-picks/

Crazeedi When breath becomes air is so very good 6mo
TheHeartlandBookFairy Welcome and thanks for joining us! Happy reading and keep us posted on your progress ❤️ 6mo
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mhillis @Crazeedi That‘s good to know! I don‘t usually read medical topics so I‘ve been putting it off 6mo
Crazeedi @mhillis medical topics are one of my favorite subjects! 6mo
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1. Current Reads: The Rib King
2. Fav May Read: Trust Exercise
3. Last Book You Rec‘d: The Braid

#WeekendReads

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Four books and good progress on challenge reads this week! I enjoyed reading all of these, but was most taken with how good Home Fires was, and with the Iranian Armenian characters in Things We Left Unsaid. #BookReport

Fiction
1. Things We Left Unsaid #Iran #ReadingAsia2021
2. Home Fires
Nonfiction
1. Signing and Belonging in Nepal #Nepal
2. The Extended Mind

Cinfhen You always find interesting titles!! Going to investigate / I did read Home Fires but the hype at the time didn‘t live up to my expectations. I bet at a different time I would have liked it more 🤷🏼‍♀️ 6mo
mhillis @Cinfhen Thanks 😅 I love researching books just about as much as reading them!! I found Things We Left Unsaid in this excellent list https://electricliterature.com/8-novels-in-translation-by-iranian-women-writers-... 6mo
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Since the pandemic started, I‘ve been doing Yoga With Adrienne videos almost every day. She sometimes says, Don‘t decide where it ends, implying the pose is not confined to the body. Like that, Annie Murphy Paul‘s book shows readers that the mind isn‘t just our in brain, but in our body, surroundings, and relationships. I‘m familiar with active learning, but I learned many other practical tips that can be used by both teachers and students.

PurpleyPumpkin I‘ve been doing YWA practices just about everyday since the pandemic began too! What an amazing community. It‘s made such a difference for both my mind and body. Stacking this book to help me continue my journey!👍🏽 6mo
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Home Fire: A Novel | Kamila Shamsie
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Not sure why I waited so long to read this. Gorgeous cover and gripping story that kept me listening until the very end!