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Prairiegirl_reading

Joined July 2016

I will never read A Little Life
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A few #nonfictionnovember picks, leftovers from months past, irl book club pick. I hope I covered all of my seasonally affected mood reader bases!
#bookspin #doublebookspin

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Our Missing Hearts | Celeste Ng
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I think that if I preorder a book long before Reese Whitherspoon chooses that book for her book club that my copy should not have that stupid stamp on it. #dontneedacelebritytotellmewhattoread

Ruthiella Agree! 😖 2mo
jlhammar Yes! I don't like those either. 2mo
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October! September flew by and I didn‘t get as much reading done as I wanted, hopefully I‘ll do better this month!
#bookpin #doublebookspin

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2mo
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If I‘m honest I have to say that I struggled with this book. It took me an entire month to finish. I couldn‘t stay focused on it and wasn‘t always compelled to pick it up when I had time to read. HOWEVER, part six (the last 27 pages) wrecked me. It is absolutely beautiful and made the pace of the rest make sense and totally worth while. I DNF a lot but I‘m glad I wouldn‘t let myself give up on this one. Thanks “Past Angie”.

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#bookspin #doublebookspin
Another month I‘m really excited about! I still have some summer reads that I didn‘t get to but it‘s not technically fall just yet and I‘ll hang to summer as long as I can!

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3mo
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I put my crochet down to grab some lunch. Sadie had some other ideas so I guess I‘m reading! 📚🚫🧶
I‘m ok with that! 😄

ShyBookOwl I spent today crocheting too! That yarn looks so cozy, I can't blame her! 3mo
Prairiegirl_reading @ShyBookOwl it‘s working up pretty nicely but I wish it was just a bit chunkier. But that‘s what I get for impulse buying! 3mo
ShyBookOwl @Prairiegirl_reading I am all about that impulse yarn buying, so I get it! It does look soft and pretty though 3mo
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The Swimmers | Julie Otsuka
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So far, I‘ve had a pretty decent summer for reading but it has also been full of disappointments. This was definitely one of them. To me, this felt like an outline to a really great novel, not a great read. It‘s short, choppy, and I didn‘t like the third person point of view. There were some very poignant sentences, a few laughs, and some gut punches. I can‘t “pan” it but I didn‘t love it as I was expecting. #unpopularopinions

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marleed You are going to have a great month! 4mo
Prairiegirl_reading @marleed July was great so I‘m sure hoping I can continue that! 😄 4mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 4mo
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Take My Hand | Dolen Perkins-Valdez
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My favourite book of the year so far! I first heard about this one in the Modern Mrs Darcy summer reading guide. I almost skipped over it but then I read what it was about and figured I better try it. It‘s not easy, breezy summer reading but it‘s EXCELLENT!!
The narrator‘s southern drawl is perfection. I had a hard time putting it down.

jlhammar Hoping to get to this one soon. Now I'm even more excited for it! 5mo
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I‘m really excited for this list!!!!
#bookspin #doublebookspin

GinaKButler That‘s a GREAT list! 5mo
Prairiegirl_reading @GinaKButler I can‘t wait for July 2nd! 😄 5mo
mcctrish So many lovely covers 😍😍 5mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 5mo
marleed It‘s so pretty! 5mo
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#wonderouswednesday
1. I am currently reading Unlikely Animals set in Everton, New Hampshire and Book Lovers set in Sunshine Falls, North Carolina
2. Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus 💜
3. So many! Fredrik Backman, Celeste Ng, Blake Crouch, Alexis Hall and Becky Chambers all have books coming out this year that I can‘t wait to read.
Thanks for the tag @RaeLovesToRead 😄

RaeLovesToRead I love Blake Crouch too! 😊 5mo
Prairiegirl_reading @RaeLovesToRead Thanks for putting Alan Rickman on my radar too! I‘m looking forward to that one too. 5mo
Eggs 💕 Backman 💕 5mo
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Thanks for the tag @Klou sorry I‘m a bit late!! 🏕📖🏖🧋camping, paperbacks, beach, and iced coffee for me!!

MoonWitch94 Thanks for playing 😎 6mo
Klou No problem! 5mo
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#bookspin #doublebookspin
I‘m hoping for warm weather and lots of outdoor reading in June!!! 🤞🏼🤞🏼

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 6mo
TheBookHippie 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻 6mo
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This book is far more sad than it is funny. I don‘t find mental illness “riotously funny”. Had this been marketed differently I may have enjoyed it more. It wasn‘t what I was looking for right now. I am still curious to see what Byron Lane writes next as this was well written.
#doublebookspin

Twainy I think he was Carrie Fischer‘s personal assistant for awhile & that weird dark humor is how she herself handled her illness. I bought this fictionalized book as a companion to Wishful Drinking which is a great audiobook but maybe not if you didn‘t like this book. 6mo
Prairiegirl_reading @Twainy I have read a couple of her books and enjoyed them. They were pretty much what I was expecting. This one wasn‘t. I was looking for something a bit lighter and I found this to be much more sad than advertised. I liked it to a point but I had to force myself to to pick it up. I found their relationship to be so unhealthy and sad. 6mo
TheAromaofBooks I get frustrated sometimes when a book's blurb/cover indicates that it's fluffier than it actually is - I've read several books that weren't bad books and that I would actually have enjoyed if I had been in the mood for them - dealing with more difficult/serious subjects - instead of in the mood for the happy story indicated by the advertising! 6mo
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#bookspin One thing you have to know is that I hate it when my husband asks me what‘s for dinner. I almost drove off the road this morning as I listened:
“When he was young my father would, as all children do, ask the question, “Mom, what‘s for dinner?” His very sweet mother …. would respond with “Cazzi e patate” this translates directly as ⤵️

Prairiegirl_reading Dicks and potatoes. In other words leave me alone or bugger off as the Brits would say.” I‘m still laughing. Couldn‘t wait to get home to tell my husband who now swears he‘ll never ask me again!! 🤣🤣🤣 7mo
Prairiegirl_reading I‘m quite glad #bookspin pushed this to the top of my list. Thanks again @TheAromaofBooks for hosting. 7mo
SRWCF ??? I speak Italian and "patate" is also the word they use to refer to the vagina! 7mo
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Prairiegirl_reading @SRWCF oh my god! Now I‘m laughing even harder!!!! 7mo
SRWCF That is definitely a funny phrase and I plan on using it the next time my Italian (born and raised) husband asks what's for dinner! 7mo
SRWCF @Prairiegirl_reading right?!? La patata is what they use for little girls and il pisello (pea) for little boys! Cazzi is pretty vulgar, tho! 😅 7mo
Prairiegirl_reading @SRWCF I guess that‘s why I think it‘s so funny! 7mo
SRWCF @Prairiegirl_reading It's a great response, that's for sure! 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Oh my gosh, sounds like that one needs to go on one of those inspiration kitchen signs 😂 7mo
Prairiegirl_reading @TheAromaofBooks I was telling my friend that last night!! Lol!! Cazzi e patate it‘s what‘s for dinner 🤣 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Cross-stitch sampler material for SURE 😆 7mo
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May #bookspin #doublebookspin
The weather has been so bad here in Manitoba. We are currently experiencing our third Colorado Low in three weeks, in a year where already more snow than normal. At least it‘s not more snow this weekend.We really do not need any more moisture but it‘s coming anyway. 😬😞
I‘m really hoping May brings outdoor reading weather! ☀️🌱🌷💐

TheLudicReader I feel for you; it has felt like February here in NB. Will you be impacted by the flooding? 😬 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Hopefully the weather shapes up soon!! We also had a chilly, damp April! 7mo
Prairiegirl_reading @TheLudicReader I live in a small town right by the Red River so our ring dike is being closed off but we can still drive in and out so we are just a little inconvenienced. The people who live outside the dike have it worse, some have been evacuated already. I hope it warms up for you soon too!! 7mo
Prairiegirl_reading @TheAromaofBooks it is supposed to start warming up next week! 🤞🏻🤞🏻I hope it warms up for you as well. 🌸 7mo
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#bookspin #doublebookspin
I‘ve been trying to stick to my list but haven‘t been posting my reviews. 😕
Maybe that should been my goal for this month. 🤷🏻‍♀️

Megabooks John Wayne is quite good! 8mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Sometimes the review part just feels overwhelming! 8mo
Prairiegirl_reading @Megabooks I‘m looking forward to it! 8mo
Prairiegirl_reading @TheAromaofBooks yeah that‘s why I didn‘t actually commit to the goal! 🤣🤣 8mo
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Freedom: A Novel | Jonathan Franzen
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I am currently culling my shelves. I‘ve already donated a ton. I‘m pretty proud of myself actually! I have had this one since it came out in 2010. It looks to me like a chunkster about people I imagine I‘ll have a hard time liking and I‘m guessing it‘s fairly bleak, none of which I‘m very interested and in right now.
Might future me like it? Or at least finish it?
You decide! Keep or donate?

EvieBee I donated my unread copy, too. 8mo
vlwelser I learned a lot about birds and how bad humans are for the environment but hated this overall. Donate. 😂 8mo
Ruthiella I thought it was pretty good. It‘s the only Franzen I‘ve read. All the main characters are pretty insufferable, however. 8mo
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RaeLovesToRead Keep!!!! Franzen does social commentary so so well. The characters aren't likeable but they are exquisitely well drawn. I would describe the tone as sardonic. 8mo
RaeLovesToRead Although if you're after an uplifting read, I agree, this isn't it. 8mo
Chelsea.Poole Loved this book. Made me a Franzen fan. But I listened to the audiobook which was excellent. 8mo
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#bookspin #doublebookspin for March. Looking forward to spring!!!

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! 9mo
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#bookspin #doublebookspin
All audio for February.

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 10mo
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Not loving this at around 20%. I‘m definitely considering bailing. I got it from a list of books that are like Eleanor Oliphant. The rec said quirky characters which this definitely has but I thought Eleanor was a loveable character and not finding that here.
I don‘t usually track my DNFs but I think I might this year. Do you track your bails? Do they count for your challenges?

IndoorDame I do track my bails on Litsy and Goodreads/StoryGraph, but the only challenge I count them towards is #bookspin and #bookspinbingo Do you have a link to the list you were talking about, or any recs from it? I loved Eleanor! 11mo
Prairiegirl_reading @IndoorDame I also loved Eleanor! 💜 11mo
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IndoorDame @Prairiegirl_reading thank you! I added some of these to my TBR! 11mo
Prairiegirl_reading @IndoorDame I had read and enjoyed a few other titles on this list too so I‘m pretty disappointed with Ellie and the harp maker. 😕 11mo
IndoorDame @Prairiegirl_reading I‘ll definitely skip that one then. Too bad, the synopsis is promising. Though the litsy rating isn‘t. 11mo
ravenlee I track my DNFs in my journal so I have a record of books/authors that didn‘t work, or if it‘s something I might come back to at another time. I give myself credit for the pages read if it‘s around 50+, and I count it for #bookspin or any other TBR-tackle-challenge, because it gets the book off my list. 11mo
Prairiegirl_reading @ravenlee I really need to start a journal. I always waiver on how to set it up and then I never do anything. I just track my finished books on goodreads and now StoryGraph also. I would really like a paper copy but I want it to be pretty! Lol!! 11mo
Prairiegirl_reading @IndoorDame I first heard about it on the currently reading podcast and then it came up on audible‘s daily deal so I grabbed because it does sound charming but 😬😬. I didn‘t check Litsy or anything until today when I was considering bailing. Should have checked before buying!! 🤦🏻‍♀️ 11mo
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My #bookspin list for January is somewhat winter themed. My life in Manitoba is decidedly winter themed at the moment!! It‘s super cold here, like colder than Mars cold!! Happy New Year!
#bookspin #doublebookspin

LiteraryinLawrence Wow, I‘m cold just looking at the picture! Hope your books keep you cozy! 11mo
Prairiegirl_reading @LiteraryinLawrence thank goodness we have a wood stove! 11mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Good luck!!! 11mo
readordierachel Brrrrr ❄ 11mo
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#bookspin for December. Feeling like I‘m coming out of the wicked slump I‘ve been in! I chose some titles from new year who dis lists and threw in some Christmas titles since I‘m really trying to get in the spirit this year. We‘ll see how it goes.

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 12mo
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Home Stretch | Graham Norton
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Over the last while I have been binging Rupaul‘s Drag Race. Basically, if it doesn‘t involve drag queens my brain can‘t handle it. So when this was an audible deal I thought “Graham Norton, the drag race judge?” (I know he does lots of other things but…) Low and behold, it‘s that Graham Norton. I had no idea he writes fiction! I was very impressed and I will read more. This is the first book in a very long time that I couldn‘t put down.

Libby1 I really liked A Keeper. Graham is a gem. 12mo
Prairiegirl_reading @Libby1 it‘s on my list now!! 👍🏼💜 12mo
Sweettartlaura Listen to them all - he narrates them. And no matter the subject matter, it is a delight to listen to him tell a story ♥️ 11mo
Prairiegirl_reading @Sweettartlaura love this!! 💜😄 11mo
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#sundayfunday
1. I have been in a book club with my mom for almost 20 years.
2. We choose books by suggesting books we want to read, not ones we have already read and recommend. I like this because then no one gets their feelings hurt by bringing something they love that others end up hating. One I really loved was Water for Elephants. Also Ragged Company.
3. The conversation is most often more interesting when we don‘t all love something IMO.

ozma.of.oz My mom‘s in the same book club as me too! Also! Your answer for 2 is genius! Thank you for sharing! 12mo
Prairiegirl_reading @ozma.of.oz I can‘t take credit for the idea but I do think it‘s part of the reason we are still going. 😄 12mo
tokorowilliamwallace A few years ago, one of the Catholic young adult professionals parish-specific groups I was in was kind of like a book club, and then when I moved to Baltimore, I scattered myself around a bunch of groups again and so had a couple or a few more Catholic groups reading a succession of books a followed along with the South Baltimore book club which had four separate meeting groups which met at different times for wider participation. Now, 0. 11mo
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If you liked A Man Called Ove you will probably enjoy this one. I liked Ove more but this is still a pick for me. It kept me reading which is saying a lot these days! #bookspin

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I have been in the worst slump lately! I haven‘t even been able to put a book spin list together. But I‘m going to go with this. #bookspin #doublebookspin

Prairiegirl_reading Oops!! Forgot to tag @TheAromaofBooks 🤦🏻‍♀️ 13mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 13mo
Tera66 Hang in there, I went through the worst slump the past few months. Maybe take a break from all things book for a week or two, that helped me. Absence made the heart grow fonder.🧡 13mo
Prairiegirl_reading @Tera66 thanks!! I was on track for my best reading year ever (in terms of numbers) and then my reading brain just shut down. Over the last two months I think I‘ve finished 4 or 5 books. I‘ve been watching rupaul‘s drag race instead of reading but I‘ve been thinking about what to read next to get out of this slump. I think I have to stop over thinking and just pick something up, so instead of over thinking the list I just picked randomly. 🤞🏻🤞🏻 13mo
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The Summer List | Amy Mason Doan
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I feel like I have been so busy lately! While I have been reading it‘s been very random. I couldn‘t even put lists together the past couple months! Feeling ready today! I have two weeks off work at the end of the month so I‘m hoping to make a good dent in this pile. 🤞🏼🤞🏼
#bookspin #doublespin #bookspinbingo

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Dream Wheels | Richard Wagamese
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I loved this!! Richard Wagamese is quickly becoming one of my favourite authors. This starts out with a very graphic bull riding accident and then a rape and I almost DNF‘d it. I decided to try again and then I got sucked in right away. I would recommend the print version as opposed to the audio though because it changes perspective without any heads up and was a little hard to follow at first.

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The Guncle | Steven Rowley
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This is such a sweet story!! I loved it. It gave me Be Frank With Me vibes, which for me was a good thing. This is a total #blameitonlitsy 💜

rachelm I love this with the sticker!! 1y
Prairiegirl_reading @rachelm it just fell into place and I thought it was so cute! 😍 1y
marleed I love this book so much I could eat it up! 1y
Prairiegirl_reading @marleed it is absolutely adorable! 🥰 1y
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I‘m rating this a pick even though I didn‘t love it. I had very high expectations with this one because I really liked the Flatshare and I LOVED The Switch. Addie and Dylan are no Eileen. I don‘t like to judge based on what a book ISN‘T and what this is is a light, mostly fun summer read. It‘s better than a so-so but not a rave.

marleed I was anticipating a 5-star read too. She has set a high bar for herself! 1y
Prairiegirl_reading @marleed totally!!!! 👍🏼👍🏼 1y
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Dog stole my reading spot. Too cute, can‘t move. #dogsoflitsy

Tamra They definitely know how to work it. 😃 1y
Prairiegirl_reading @Tamra Definitely!! She steals my comfy spots and all of my blankets!!! 🤣💜 1y
AlaMich That face!! 🐶❤️ 1y
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Prairiegirl_reading @AlaMich can you tell she gets what she wants, whenever she wants? 😉 1y
AlaMich @Prairiegirl_reading As it should be! 1y
dylanisreading What a cutie! 1y
Tera66 Oh my gosh! Sweet puppy! 1y
Prairiegirl_reading @Tera66 she is such a sweetie!! 😍 1y
Gaylagal2 Ahhhh, so darn cute!! Maggie does it all the time 🐾 1y
Prairiegirl_reading @Gaylagal2 I think I have to get a second hammock! 🤣she‘s just too cute! 💜 1y
Gissy Ahhh🐶❤️❤️❤️ 1y
Just_reading Ooh, and who can get mad at that face?! 😂 1y
Prairiegirl_reading @Just_reading lol yeah I can‘t!! 1y
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1. Grandma, mom, husband and dog.
2. I think beauty is a soul thing.
3. I wouldn‘t. If I had unlimited money I‘d retire.
3. It‘s absolutely Saturday, but Friday night steak night with my husband is pretty good too.
#wondrouswednesday

Eggs Thanks for playing ❣️💗🥳💗 2y
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Ragged Company | Richard Wagamese
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#Two4Tuesday
1. I LOVED the tagged book. I had never heard of it before someone in my irl book club suggested it. It‘s definitely a favourite of this year and also on my all-time favourites.
2. We‘ve had many great discussions. I think Water for Elephants was a good one. A book none of really liked but the discussion was great was Fishbowl. I would recommend The 57 Bus because it has so many interesting aspects for discussion.

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 😊🤩📖📚 2y
Singout Ragged Company was an amazing book from my IRL book club too! 13mo
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This was so fun for this bake off lover!! Lately I‘ve binged 10 seasons of the British and four of the Canadian and I was missing it. This is so well done!! It‘s hilarious and it just hit the spot for me right now!
I think Mary Berry would say it‘s scrummy!! 😄
And the Canadian female judge might say it‘s beautiful in her ridiculous Moira Rose unidentifiable accent. But I digress.... it‘s cute, fun, and funny. 💜

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Colour coordinating the closest little free library! I thought it was a pretty stack, totally unplanned! And then I realized that my little stack matched the #lfl itself! A bit of bookish serendipity maybe? Of course, I tidied it up while I was at it. 😉

LeahBergen Love it! 😆 2y
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The Jetsetters | Amanda Eyre Ward
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I listen to the get booked podcast weekly so when Amanda went on about The Switch I thought it sounded like something that I wouldn‘t normally read but my pandemic brain said YES! And I loved that one. When she recommended this as a read alike I thought PERFECT! I guess September pandemic brain and April pandemic brain are different because I hated this one. I have nothing good to say about it.

Ruthiella Why do you think that the podcast recommended it as a read alike? 🤔 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Ruthiella because the main character is older. And it‘s kind of a light rom-com but it‘s really not. 2y
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I‘m giving this a pick but I didn‘t love it. It is problematic AF but it also has great character development and strong sense of place. And then it‘s insanely long which it didn‘t need to be IMO. I laughed in a lot of places but I hated the ending!!! However I‘m sure it will be one of those books I‘ll remember for a long time. Struggling to put a star rating on this one.

marleed Oh gosh that happens to me - when I‘m so proud of finishing a classic chunkster that I didn‘t love but really wanted to read. 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @marleed yeah exactly! I‘m pretty sure it‘s the longest book I‘ve ever read and I am glad I read it so that makes it head and shoulders above the last chunkster I read (the goldfinch). And also it‘s only April and I can check off my chunkster goal for the year! 2y
Tera66 This is one of my most favorite books, but I know its problematic and not for everyone. I loaned it to my bestfriend and she "noped" it so hard. 2y
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Prairiegirl_reading @Tera66 I get the love and I get the nope!!! Lol! So much to love and so much to nope! Honestly I‘m really glad I read it and it‘s actually got me in a bit of a hangover. It‘s transportive and I‘m having a bit of trouble getting back haha! 2y
Tera66 @Prairiegirl_reading I did remember the book hangover and I remember ugly crying at parts of it too. Its a gut punch in parts. 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Tera66 I had been prepared for a lot of death and I was driving when the worst thing happened so I didn‘t cry but I said no no no a lot while I drove!! Lol 2y
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#thirstythursday @mandarchy
Coffee is life. I am one of those people, I can‘t go without it. Always dark roast and black, hardcore!
Then when it‘s wine time it‘s red wine 95% of the time. The occasional craft beer, never hard stuff.
Trying to drink water in between.
Consider yourself tagged if you‘ve gotten this far 😄

Come-read-with-me This is hilarious! 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Come-read-with-me 🤣🤣 2y
mandarchy This is me to a tea! When I was a kid I drank so much coke and now I'm paying the dental bills. Black coffee and water until o'drinkthirty. 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @mandarchy absolutely me!! 👍🏼 2y
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1. I‘m going to have to say Dumbledore. I really thought she was going to bring him like a Phoenix from the ashes, oh well. 😢
2. I have a bad habit of not remembering the endings of books or movies. 🤦🏻‍♀️
3. I am surprised how much I am enjoying Lonesome Dove! I always put off the chunksters but this was my choice for this year.
Thanks again for the tag @mandarchy

mandarchy DUMBLEDORE! He's right up there with Aslan and Gandalf. 2y
marleed Omg - of course - Dumbledore! 2y
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Prairiegirl_reading @marleed the only reason I didn‘t cry was I was convinced she‘d bring him back!! Lol 2y
Hooked_on_books When I saw a few of these posts earlier, my very first thought was Dumbledore. 2y
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1. When they call you a terrorist just really stuck with me. Also I have to add that Mariah Carey‘s bio was so fun on audio.
2. I haven‘t read enough of James Baldwin but I think I would call him a master.
3. I don‘t think I have one. I‘m not sure I‘ve read more than one book by a non-fiction author. 🤷🏻‍♀️It‘s more about the topic for me when I read nonfiction.
Thanks for the tag @mandarchy

Eggs #3 - excellent point. Topic is important. Thanks for joining in 📚👏🏻🌺 2y
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1.I don‘t read along but sometimes if I have to have a book finished by a certain date then I will get the audio and paper and interchange.
2. When I was commuting I always listened to either audiobooks or podcasts. I enjoy being able to do something else while I read, cooking, crafting, puzzles, driving.
Thanks for the tag @Come-read-with-me

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 💚📖📚 2y
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This month‘s theme is Spring Cleaning! I have to get my “currently reading” shelf organized!! These are books I‘ve started and don‘t want to DNF but I just never finished for whatever reason. #bookspin #doublebookspin #bookspinbingo

LiteraryinLawrence Great idea! 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @LiteraryinLititz it really needs to be done!! 🤣 I feel like I can‘t focus on what I‘m reading because all of the things I‘m in the middle of. 2y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2y
Freespirit I know what you mean about too many things to focus on.. I usually have to write a list✅ 2y
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Untamed | Glennon Doyle
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There are some good nuggets in this but overall I found her obnoxious. When I rated it 2 stars I went back and read some reviews on GR. There I found a five star review from Glennon herself. She gave herself a five star rating on goodreads, therefore proving my point.

Twainy Agree 💯 2y
MicheleinPhilly I‘ve never read anything by her but there is just something about her that bugs the shit out of me. I had to unfollow Abby Wambach (whom I adore) on IG because I was so sick of seeing and reading about her wife. 🙄 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @MicheleinPhilly I feel very similarly about her, I‘ve never read anything by her before. I‘d seen a few quotes and reviews that got me curious so I borrowed it from Libby. So glad I didn‘t buy it. 2y
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This month‘s theme is books I bought during Covid 19 restrictions. 😞
It‘s been a year. And it‘s been forever. And this isn‘t all the books I bought. 🤣🤣
#bookspin #doublebookspin

MsMelissa I could fill out bookspin lists for the next year or two with all the books I‘ve book during the pandemic 😳 2y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @MsMelissa 😬 I‘m starting to feel overwhelmed by everything I‘m not reading! Doesn‘t stop me from buying more! 2y
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Sadie would like to know how she was supposed to tell the difference between love your pet day and every other day. 😄😍💜🐶

Tamra Sadie is correct of course, everyday is pet day as far as they‘re concerned. 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Tamra lol! Especially the ones who are as spoiled as she is! 2y
MsMelissa She‘s so sweet 💕 2y
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Prairiegirl_reading @MsMelissa so sweet 💜💜 2y
Come-read-with-me What a sweet puppy!! 💕💕 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Come-read-with-me she‘s the best 💜 2y
rubyslippersreads My cat Sadie had the same question. 😸 2y
Tera66 She is so pretty!💙 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Tera66 thank you! She really is and I know I‘m biased but my pictures don‘t even do her justice. 2y
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Concrete Rose | Angie Thomas
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I wasn‘t feeling well yesterday so I didn‘t get very much reading done. Feeling better today and definitely not leaving the house!! Hopefully I can get this one done while I do a huge pile of laundry.
#bookspin
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MsMelissa You‘re finally getting a cold snap! Still waiting for one here (well, not really, I‘m perfectly fine with not experiencing any polar vortexes this year 😂). Stay warm! 2y
MallenNC That‘s definitely stay in and read weather! 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @MsMelissa I‘m actually so thankful that it‘s taken this long to get here!! It is inevitable. Apparently it‘ll be sticking around for a week and I can live with that. 😄 2y
TheAromaofBooks It's Polar Vortex week here as well!! Although not nearly as cold as yours!!! 2y
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Ragged Company | Richard Wagamese
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This book broke my heart!! Five alarm snot bomb for sure. Not something I would typically go to in the middle of winter but it was so good! Totally character driven, multiple points of view, non-linear, and beautifully written and reflective. Right up my alley!

Tamra Been sitting on my night stand too long! 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Tamra got me out of such a bad slump but now I have a bit of a hangover! 🤣 it‘s so good though. 2y
Singout Gave it to my best friend for Christmas! So good. 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @Singout I can‘t get over it! So good! 2y
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Sticking with a theme. February is Black History Month so all Black authors. #bookspin #doublebookspin
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2y
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I just recently finished binging all the seasons of The Crown and I LOVED IT! When I saw this was on sale at Libro.fm I grabbed it. I‘m only 10% in and enjoying it but something today struck me so funny. The word scone. I was brought up to pronounce it “scawn” and I always thought that people who said “scown” where pretentious and snooty lol! I don‘t know how old I was when I found out it‘s just the one is Scottish and the other English. ⤵️

Prairiegirl_reading The audio version of this pronounces it “scawn” because they are in Scotland. It just makes me laugh how I attached a totally ridiculous story to the pronunciation. 🤣🤣 2y
TheNeverendingTBR Scawn...absolutely correct! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 2y
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rubyslippersreads I need to read this. 😊👑 2y
Prairiegirl_reading @rubyslippersreads I liked it. If you liked the crown I recommend it. 2y
TheBookHippie Now I want to read this! 2y
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