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rjnellie

rjnellie

Joined March 2017

It's always been about books.
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Furthermore | Tahereh Mafi
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March TBR including "March Mystery Madness" & "Middle Grade March".

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Jess7 Great! Thanks for sharing!! I‘ll add you to the list! 2y
rjnellie Thanks @Jess7! 2y
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This book!! I loved every single minute spent reading it; a wonderful adventure. 📚☺

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February Reading

Libby1 You have a great selection for February! 2y
rjnellie Thanks @Libby1 I hope I can make it through them. ❤ 2y
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Best book I've read in quite a long time! "I simply didn't know how to make things better. I could not solve the puzzle of me. " Gail Honeyman

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Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward
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January TBR & look at all the library books! I'm trying to use my library more & buy less. 📚☺

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Every Time a Bell Rings | Carmel Harrington
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Sweet little holiday read; a retelling of "Its a Wonderful Life".

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''Tis the season for Merry Reading. ☺🎄🎅🏼⛄️🎁📚

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The Remains of the Day | Kazuo Ishiguro
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November To Be Read 😳📚👀📚🦊🍂🍁🌕

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"He knew what the wind was doing to them, where it was taking them, to all the secret places that were never so secret again in life."

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"I don't need to approve of your decisions in order to love you, Becca. And I love you with all my heart." Mother to daughter quote in this very lovely book.

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"When who you are is grounded in whose you are, you realize it doesn't matter what life throws your way." Tim Tebow

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Don't you guys just love when this sweet package arrives?!? #bookofthemonth #turtlesallthewaydown #thedarklake #beastsofextraordinarycircumstances #longesthashtagever 📦📚☺

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A Million Junes | Emily Henry
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'Tis the season for spooky reads. #spookyreads #spookathon #toberead 🎃👻😳👀

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Daughter of the Pirate King | Tricia Levenseller
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"Everyone has something dark in their past. I suppose it's our job to overcome it, and if we can't overcome it; then all we can do is make the most of it."

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I, Saul | Jerry B. Jenkins
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"I will never be able to thank you, Luke, not this side of eternity. I will watch and wait for you there, and perhaps in that beautiful dominion i will have the capacity to tell you all you have meant to me." Paul speaking to Luke while awaiting his execution

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Final Girls | Riley Sager
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Pick this one up for a very suspenseful read! The last half had me hooked & I could not put it down! 📚😳

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Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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Obsessed with circus themed books lately. There are SO MANY! 🎪😳

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The Identicals | Elin Hilderbrand
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Just a little too predictable and formulaic for me but still love a beach read!

Booklady Total beach read, definitely not a mystery 2y
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I couldn't resist ordering 3 BOM selections this month. What did you choose? #bookofthemonth #BOM

1MoreChapter Emma in the Night with The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo as an extra 2y
rjnellie I still want to get The Seven Husbands too! Let me know what you think. 2y
Jess7 Those are good choices!!!! I love #botm 2y
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Everything All at Once | Katrina Leno
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"Keep going, be nice, make friends" ?☺

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Diving into this one to see if it can possibly live up to all the hype surrounding it.

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"If you have experienced the power of love and forgiveness in your life, you'll probably give away a lot of both." Maria Goff

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The Identicals | Elin Hilderbrand
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Beach trip coming up so some beach reading required! Which do I tackle first? 😎📚🦀🐟🌊⭐️

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty pic!! 😊📚The Identicals and let me know!! (edited) 2y
rjnellie I just finished @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks! Just an ok read for me-very predictable. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @rjnellie that's what I expected!! Thank you!! 2y
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Sonnets from the Portuguese | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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"Let us stay rather on earth, Beloved, where the unfit contrarious moods of men recoil away and isolate pure spirits, and permit a place to stand and love in for a day." ??

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My August BOM. I'm always so tempted by the extra books. What did you choose this month?

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A Monster Calls | Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
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And last but not least, for #BookTubeAThon 7) Read 7 books in 7 days, my choice is A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness.

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Sonnets from the Portuguese | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#BookTubeAThon choice for 6) Book I bought for the cover. I discovered this gorgeous published in 1954 at a used book store & just had to have it! 💗🌸 Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Bridget Jones's Diary | Helen Fielding
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My #BookTubeAThon choice for 5) Read a book entirely outside so I will be reading Bridget Jones Diary while floating in the pool. It's too hot to be outside any other way. 😂🏖

Cathythoughts Bridget Jones ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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No Rainbow Rowell book can go unread and Kindred Spirits is my choice for #BookTubeAThon 3) Read a book in one day.

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When Dimple Met Rishi | Sandhya Menon
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Today's read for #BookTubeAThon: Read a book about a character that is very different from me. I've heard great things about this book!

fanbookart It's good! Happy reading! 2y
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Saving Lucas Biggs | Marisa de los Santos, David Teague
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Next up for the #BookTubeathon: #3 Read a book in one day. I chose Saving Lucas Biggs, a middle grade book but written by one of my favorite authors Marisa de los Santos. If you haven't read her yet....get on it!

rjnellie Since I didn't get this one "read in one day" it became my #BooktubAThon choice for 1) Read a book with a person on the cover. 2y
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Eliza and Her Monsters | Francesca Zappia
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"You found me in a constellation"
I read this book for #booktubeathon and loved every single page!

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Eliza and Her Monsters | Francesca Zappia
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Monday read for the #Booktubeathon. I'm starting with #2 Read a "hyped" book and I chose Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia. I've heard so many rave reviews and I got it in my Owlcrate box in May so here we go.....

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Anne of Green Gables | L. M. Montgomery
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"I don't know what lies around the bend, but I'm going to believe that the best does."
I was so surprised at how much I really loved this sweet book!

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"Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. " Leonard Cohen

Cathythoughts Leonard Cohen. Rest his soul. 2y
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Untitled | Unknown
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1. Wine 🍷 2. Love pretty covers but gotta go with first page 📖
3. Beach! 🏖
4. Realistic please. 📚
5. Darcy/Bennet ❤

@Kalalalatja
#bookishwouldyourather

Kalalalatja 👍👍 2y
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Dark Breaks the Dawn | Sara B. Larson
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This was the June YA pick for Once Upon a Book Club and it was so-so & the gifts included not interesting. I'm unsubscribing. Let me know what you think. I previously really loved this box box. 😞

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A Strange Companion | Lisa Manterfield
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This was the June Once Upon a Book Club pick & I really didn't care for it. The quality of the books chosen & the gifts has declined IMO. I'm unsubscribing. Let me know what you think.

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"Beneath the flawless surface lies an ugly truth."

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Song of the Current | Sarah Tolcser
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"Don't be in a rush for your fate to come a-visiting. It might not be what you expect."

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"Photography has shaped the way I look at the world; it's taught me to look beyond myself and capture the world outside." Lynsey Addario

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"So maybe I should let my heart break just to prove that my heart can take it." ?
"Because I have to admit; there's something really badass about truly, her neatly not caring what people think about you." ?

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"The pain of a hard goodbye is the heart's tribute to the privilege to love." Beth Moore
Loved this story. It's so full of wisdom & all that comes when the story takes place in N'awlins.

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Between Two Skies | Joanne O'Sullivan
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"Old leaves fall so the new can come in; there is a season for everything." The YA book for the May OUABC box was wonderful; a sweet story set in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. ???

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Love and Gravity: A Novel | Samantha Sotto
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"What was before is left behind; what never was is now." Ovid. OUABC book for May contained beautiful gifts but was not really my cup of tea. ☕️?

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Alex, Approximately | Jenn Bennett
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Loved this sweet "You've Got Mail" story with surfing and classic movie love thrown in. ???☀️????? All the feels & all the emojis.

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Britt-Marie Was Here | Fredrik Backman
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List 2 of books read in May and contains my second #bestofmay selection which is Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrick Blackman. It's such a sweet & compelling story that drew me in completely. Thanks for the idea @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💚

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You're welcome 😘 3y
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Fangirl (Special) | Rainbow Rowell
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List 1 of 2 of the books I started & finished in May including audio books. If pressed to pick a favorite or #bestofmay I would have to say Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. 😍

rjnellie The first book that you can't see very well is Between Two Skies by Joanne O'Sullivan. 3y
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Fangirl: A Novel | Rainbow Rowell
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Levi to Cath: "I choose you over everyone." Swoon worthy a thousand times over & the words every girl wants to hear. ?