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mkindness

Joined February 2016

My friends call me "Book Boy."
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Annoyingly for most of you, this book won't be out for EIGHT MONTHS, but I wanted to be one of the first to say that you'll be hearing a lot about Jonathan Miles's ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE.... in March.... of 2018.... sorry.

FountainBookstore Whaaaaat??? I was one of the first readers for Dear American Airlines. Must contact pub immediately! Thanks for the heads up! Love him! (edited) 2y
FountainBookstore Got one in the mail a few weeks ago and got to see Jonny last week at a con. This is his best yet! He‘s such a wonderful writer and a genuinely good man too. 2y
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Required reading.

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Every Man Dies Alone | Hans Fallada
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My "Next Four Years" TBR pile is taking shape. A few of these will be re-reads for me.

Title list: http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/books/news/a52679/best-political-books/

LauraBeth I always love your recommendations 😀 3y
OffTheBeatenShelf.com Nice! I have a Next Four Years reading list too. I've skewed more into "how to stage a rebellion" though, haha. 3y
Billypar I'm much more optimistic about the future...I think we have at least until the second term before the McCarthy and James picks become relevant. 3y
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Bonfire | Krysten Ritter
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O. M. G.
Jessica Jones/Krysten Ritter liked and responded to my tweet!
Her book BONFIRE will be out this Fall and you'll all love it!

balletbookworm 😱🤗*makes notes* edited to add: boo, no entry on Edelweiss yet (edited) 3y
mkindness Should be on Edelweiss within the next month or so... 3y
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Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders
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Oh, George Saunders, you slay me.

LauraBeth 😂😂 3y
Annl I am going to see him Saturday!! 3y
Pagesflutter Thank you for sharing this, I needed a giggle today. 3y
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One of my favorite comics from the 80s is finally being released in a hardcover collection! It's been wonderful to revisit these characters and stories. #nostalgia

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Nineteen Eighty-four | George Orwell
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It's clearly time for a re-read.
#GeorgeOrwell #1984

CherylDeFranceschi I just said the same thing! 3y
Lola Agreed! And that's a beautiful edition! Oh, the places I can go (but won't) with that gold gilt ☺️😑 3y
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Dept. H Volume 1 | Matt Kindt
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A super fuzzy blanket and a gripping graphic novel.

Ericmanciniwriter Do more Litsy!! 3y
mkindness I'm trying @Eamann! (he says one month after your comment...) 3y
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Paper Holiday | Papermade
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Fun holiday crafts from these folks at Paper Made!

BethFishReads Oh this does look fun 3y
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How to Relax | Thich Nhat Hanh, Nhaaat
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A book that has been helping me tremendously, and one we could ALL use tonight!

ocdIrene Seriously! My pup is right next to me. Therapy for both of us! 3y
BookishFeminist No joke! I was meditating earlier to calm down. 3y
Beckys_Books I seriously need to read that. 3y
Canuckmum Timely 3y
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Just some of the many books I've received through the Facebook "chain letter"of books!

Coleen_Nieto Awesome!! 3y
8little_paws Wow! I did that too and I only received like five books total. 3y
itsbrb I'm hoping I receive half this amount! Just did this yesterday on Facebook! 3y
Jschultzems Chain letter? How does this work?? 3y
allureofbeauty I'm intrigued. 3y
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'Salem's Lot | Stephen King
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The sun loses its thin grip on the air first, turning it cold, making it remember that winter is coming and winter will be long....

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Recommended by Anne, the buyer at Barrington Books. Can't wait to dive in!
#BooksIWantToRead

balletbookworm Super good!! 3y
Notafraidofwords I'm 3 stories in and I love it. 3y
DebbieKinsey I've heard really good things about this one 3y
BethFishReads Okay. Will add to my lisy 3y
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Born a Crime | Trevor Noah
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Well-written, enlightening, anger-inducing, and funny.

CynCruz23 Another great recommendation 📚📚📚😁 3y
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My Labor Day reading... preparing for my class with the authors on Friday!

BethFishReads Looks good 3y
bookandcat Isn't this the infamous book that "ended" BOTNS? ;-) hope the class was good! 3y
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Roller Girl | Victoria Jamieson
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A charming graphic novel about friendship, growing up, and knocking roller skaters on their asses. Plus, it features characters with great roller derby names like "Roarshock Tess!"

Bookzombie I need to pick this one up! 3y
Readingrobin This was the Kids Reading Across Rhode Island 2016 book. Victoria Jamieson was fantastic when she was at the Rhode Island Statehouse in May. 3y
mkindness I'm bummed I missed that @Readingrobin! 3y
BethFishReads Sound great 3y
Victoria_C I bought this for my roller girl sister in law for Christmas a while ago. 3y
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Green Lanterns: Rebirth (2016) #1 | Geoff Johns, Sam Humpheries
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Now that many of the DC Rebirth titles have completed their first story arcs, I'm reading through them and really enjoying myself.
As a huge fan of original Green Lantern Hal Jordan, I was worried about this new series, but it's been nice to see two characters each dealing with their inexperience in different ways.

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As a sales rep, I often have to stop reading a book I'm enjoying, so that I can read bits of other books. Too many times I never get back to those abandoned books.
I'm very pleased that I'm finally returning to Luke Dittrich's PATIENT H.M.

CynCruz23 I've been wanting to read this! Are you enjoying your extended reading? 3y
Readingrobin Just heard about this via the All the Books podcast from Bookriot. They did a great job making me want to read this fascinating story. 3y
anrobe I listened to an interview with the author and it sounds fascinating. I think it was on Fresh Air. Can't wait to pick it up! 3y
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Invisible Library | Genevieve Cogman
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A magical book in a beautiful setting.

JPrecht I'm reading that one right now, and I just turned to that page! Not to be a creeper... 👻 I'm not in that place! 3y
Ericmanciniwriter Glad you're enjoying your vaca! 3y
mkindness That is so funny @JPrecht! 3y
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BethFishReads 💗💗💗💗 3y
CynCruz23 Awesome! 3y
Zelma Gorgeous backdrop! 3y
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Stoner | John Williams
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I finally made the leap, and started reading this.

I see what all the fuss is about.

Jillsandypants So good!!! 3y
balletbookworm That edition is very pretty 3y
suvata Wonderful book 3y
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Bookchipmunk Enjoy! 3y
CherylDeFranceschi What a gorgeous addition! 3y
susanw Wow, that is beautiful. Almost makes me want to buy it again! 3y
ReadingEnvy My copy is out for adventure on a circular book swap, and I just hope they love it like I do. 3y
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Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal | Amy Krouse Rosenthal
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Surprisingly, for something that is mostly white space, this book contains so much. Humor. Wisdom. Interaction. Love.

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Two young girls navigate their neighborhood. A place where everyone has a secret. Special thanks to @SavidgeReads for sending me a signed copy of this wonderfully complex and charming book!

BethFishReads Love! 3y
BookishFeminist Loved this book! Best child narrator 3y
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Today I started listening to this audio, narrated wonderfully by Bahni Turpin. What an amazing experience so far.

Victoria_C I loved the audio. 3y
Godmotherx5 @mkindness I'm on the list at the library. This could take a while 🕰 3y
annahenke I don't know if I could do this one on audio. 😢😩😫😭 3y
hcmarks I picked up the hardcover last week. Can't wait to get started. 3y
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Last night, I started THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP by Joanna Cannon, which was sent to me by @savidgereads a few months ago. He warned me that we couldn't be friends anymore if I didn't love it. Luckily, I do love it, and I'm only 27 pages in!
#ReadingNow #joannacannon #troublewithgoatsandsheep

shawnmooney I wonder if he and Thomas are still speaking; did you see the rating and review his American cohost gave it on goodreads? :-) 3y
Lizpixie I have this on hold at my library. 3y
Victoria_C Sounds like a PBS Masterpiece Mystery. 🕵🏻 3y
ShelfofUnreadBooks I've just finished it and I loved it! 3y
Molz Love discovering debut novels and this was terrific! 1y
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Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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I. Am. Engrossed.

I wish I could just lie here all day and read.

Neverlistless This is the one I voted for! I'm glad you're enjoying it! 3y
Bookzombie Yay! So glad you are reading this. 3y
ShelfofUnreadBooks Glad you're enjoying it - it's one of my favourite books despite its rather grim subject matter! 3y
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BookLoverCarly It's such a great book!!! 3y
HollyQ Co-sign to all these comments. You will not be disappointed. 3y
LauraBytheBook One of my favorite books of all time! ❤️ 3y
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Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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Heading back to the Republic of Gilead.

MaureenMc One of my all-time faves! 3y
BookishFeminist Such a great book! One of my ultimate favorites. 3y
ReadingEnvy There is a fantastic audio performance by Claire Danes too. 💁🏻 3y
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Haweller This might have to be a re-read. Not something I do often. 3y
suvata One of my all time favorites 3y
Bookish_B I'm starting this soon for book club! 👏🏼 3y
Books_and_Scissors Great choice, you are in for a treat 👍🏻 3y
Tanner I really need to reread this, I think I was too young when I first read it on my own in high school. 3y
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Captain America: White | Marvel Comics, Jeph Loeb
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Once again, Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale do not disappoint. I love these two creators, and will read anything they put out.
(read on the Marvel Unlimited app, which I love, and which is allowing me to tear through so many comics I've been meaning to read!)

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"I had no idea that the door I was about to open would be the one that would flood my world with light."

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Loved this, and loved that it was part of Independent Bookstore Day!

MrBook Oh, this is good. Added! 3y
Lola Me, too! I bought this on one of my IBD stops. Then at another, I was hand sold a book listed in the essay "Booksellers Love to Recommend Books" "bookserendipity 3y
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Gilded Cage | Vic James
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First in a new series. Imagine England ruled with an iron fist by the aristocracy. Dubbed "Equals," the ruling elite are the only ones with "Skill," or magical abilities, which are hereditary.
I flew through this book and need the sequel NOW please!

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The BFG | Roald Dahl
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Listening to the wonderful audio, narrated by David Walliams!
Via Audiobooks.com

readinginthedark My favorite Dahl book! 3y
Ashley_Nicoletto This is my favorite Dahl book also! 3y
Jillsandypants I was thinking about listening to this one with my kids on a road trip. I'm glad to see it comes recommended! 3y
Trudle Loved this book, and saw the film on the day it opened. Well done, Roald and Steven. 3y
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LOTS of highlighting happening in this book.

CynCruz23 What an interesting "self-improvement" recommendation ? Loved another one of your recs - The Happiness of Pursuit as well. So sad BOTNS is ending ? but hopefully we'll still get your outstanding "books we can't wait for you to read" on here and your other social media ? 3y
ChasingOm I agree with everything @CynCruz23 just said. 👍🏻 3y
Wren I just listened to the latest episode of the podcast and I can't wait to pick this one up. I so often agree with your recommendations that I'm sure I'm going to love this one. Going to miss BOTNS! 😩 You and Ann are the best! 3y
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making progress...

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Starting to make my way through this workbook. #creativeday #handlettering #art

BookCottageBlog This looks like something I'd really enjoy. 3y
BethFishReads I loved that part of my old drafting days. I may pick this up 3y
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I'm re-reading this in memory of the great Darwyn Cooke, who passed away at the obscenely young age of 54 yesterday. This remains my favorite superhero story EVER. And Darwyn Cooke will always be my favorite artist.
#RIP #FuckCancer

Lindy I love Darwyn Cooke's Parker series best of all. So sorry to hear he has died. 4y
Offred That would be a great journal cover 4y
CynCruz23 One of my absolute favorites as well. His art is truly original, his style will be missed 4y
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Paper Girls Vol. 1 | Brian K. Vaughan
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Brian K. Vaughan has created yet another comics series that sucked me in. Plus, I've long been a fan of Cliff Chiang's artwork! I'm not sure I can wait until the next trade; I may have to start buying the monthly issues!

BookCottageBlog Looking forward to checking this one out! 4y
Lauren.Archer Worth going month by month...this is just a fun book. The second arc starts in a few weeks. 4y
CynCruz23 Love love love this series - how Brian K. Vaughn is consistently surprising is unbelievable 👍 4y
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Mooncop | Tom Gauld
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Two of the many bookish strips from MOONCOP, the FCBD edition.

kaitlyn @todd these are really fun 4y
becausekafka Baking with Kafka?! Guess I'll have to pick this one up. 4y
CynCruz23 The absolute best part about FCBD is discovering something new that you didn't know you needed all your life - moon cop was by far my favorite find from FBCD 👍 4y
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On to book # six. I should probably space these last three available books out so I don't have too long to wait for the ninth and final book.

Who am I kidding? Let the three book binge commence!

Jpustka Love this series! 4y
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Trapped | Kevin Hearne
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Fifth book in the series. Awesome as always. Damn cliffhanger.
P.S. This series cries out to be made into TV series. Are you listening Netflix and HBO?

ElizabethAndino You got me hooked on this series! Sooooo good. 4y
Tltorrez I binge read this series after you mentioned it last year. Now working my way through the Dresden Files. 4y
ColleenLindsay Fantastic series. Seriously. 4y
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BeckyRoy Just put the first book on my tbr 4y
JPrecht I love this series SO much! I actually squealed out loud the first time you mentioned it on the podcast because I was so excited to hear someone else mention it! 4y
AnnMazz Great idea for tv series! 4y
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Coconut Oatmeal Cookies with Caramel Drizzle.
(The sign of a good recipe? They look *just like* the photo in the cookbook!)

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Mr. Splitfoot | Samantha Hunt
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Labyrinthine. Beautiful prose. Wonderfully constructed plot. Loved this audio!

Dogearedcopy YAY! I pitched this to Blackstone, and they got it! So pleased that you liked it! 😊 4y
Staceyloscalzo Just heard you talking about this one at BOTNS. Sounds like a must read! 4y
ChasingOm What a great photo of an audiobook! 3y
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Two of my favorite exclamations from LUMBERJANES (along with "What the junk?" of course!)

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Scratching my geek itch.

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Miles brought this home from the school library. I've been wanting to read it too!

#lumberjanes (are hashtags a thing on Litsy?)

ElizabethAndino I'm not a fan of comics but I love the Lumberjanes!!!! 4y
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Excited to have gotten a copy of this in the mail today!

(Realizing now that I should have waited until tomorrow when I could have photographed it OUTSIDE)

BethFishReads Totally on my list. 4y
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Times arrow is the loss of fidelity in compression. A sketch, not a photograph. A memory is a re-creation, precious because it is both more and less than the original.

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Just got this, just started it!

BethFishReads High on my list. Looks great 4y
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NOTE: The new title is THE LAST DAYS OF NIGHT. This book has it all: a relatively unknown historical tale, a legal battle, scientific discoveries, a love story, great characters (all based on real people), & a page-turning pace. It comes out it Sept!

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