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shadowspeak17

shadowspeak17

Joined September 2017

Gryffindor 🦁 | Book lover 📚📖 | Cat mama 🐈🐈❤️
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The Way of Kings | Brandon Sanderson
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#NovemberWrapUp
Only three finished this month, but one was a chunkster, so I‘m not complaining. I enjoyed them all too.

Total: 3
Print: 0
Ebook: 1
Audio: 2
Fiction: 1
Nonfiction: 2

#booked2021: 1
#friendrecchallenge: 1

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I can‘t wait to start reading from your list @Caroline2! 😃 I‘ve read The Name of the Wind and Kindred before and agree that they are great. I‘m a bit of a mood reader, so I‘m not 100% sure which of the others I‘ll start with, but I‘m currently thinking it will be one of these five.
#NewYearWhoDis #NYWD22

JamieArc We Begin at the End seems to be on a few lists! It‘s top of my list for January. 2w
monalyisha I‘m a mood reader, too. 😉 But my vote is for 2w
Caroline2 Yay! I hope you like them! 😃 I‘m a mood reader too so I totally get it! 😉 👍 2w
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The Library Book | Susan Orlean
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1. Surprisingly only two at the moment: The Way of Kings and The Copyeditor‘s Handbook
2. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
3. I currently have 17, so I won‘t list them all, but my most recent one is I Love You But I‘ve Chosen Darkness by Claire Vaye Watkins.

#weekendreads

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#OctoberWrapUp
Bad Blood was my favorite of October. Uzumaki was also good and was a hit with my book club. I also FINALLY finished Flights after starting it back in June. I didn‘t really end up enjoying it, but I‘m glad I stuck it out and finished it.

Total: 6
Print: 1
Ebook: 3
Audio: 2
Fiction: 4
Nonfiction: 2

#lmpbc: 1
#booked2021: 1
#friendrecchallenge: 0

kamoorephoto Have you listened to the Bad Blood: Final Chapter podcast? You should check it out!!! 1mo
shadowspeak17 @kamoorephoto Oh, I hadn‘t heard of that. Thanks for putting it on my radar. I‘ll definitely check it out! 😃 1mo
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Norma | Sofi Oksanen
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⭐️1/2
I like the idea behind this book, but the execution just didn‘t work for me. I felt like I was being held at a distance the whole time, so I couldn‘t truly engage with anything. Several aspects of the story felt underdeveloped, and I spent a lot of time confused while trying to understand what was happening.

Thanks for a great round, ladies! 😊 @magyklyXdelish I‘m planning to mail this tomorrow. I‘ll let you know when it‘s on the way.

magyklyXdelish I completely understand. This was definitely not only an odd story but the way it was written was strange as well. 1mo
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Norma | Sofi Oksanen
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Next up for #lmpbc #GroupS!

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#SeptemberWrapUp
The Tsumura was great! It was my favorite read in September. My book club finished the Ishiguro in September too and gave it mixed reviews. I‘d say it‘s a light pick for me, but I totally get the criticism. And I had my first encounter with an audiobook narrator I couldn‘t stand (Underland). Can‘t say I enjoyed the book itself much either. 😬

Total: 7
Print: 2
Ebook: 2
Audio: 3
Fiction: 4
Nonfiction: 3

#lmpbc: 1

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The Troop | Nick Cutter
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️1/2
There‘s a lot about this book that felt excessive. Sometimes that worked for me, and sometimes it didn‘t. I really liked how creepy and unsettling the beginning was, but that ended up fading, and then it was just gross, which didn‘t work as well for me.

#lmpbc #GroupS #catsoflitsy #Ember

Leftcoastzen Awww!😻 2mo
collegecatlady It should have been shorter for sure!! 2mo
Hazel2019 There were definitely pieces I didn‘t read in detail because they were just too much 2mo
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Heaven | Mieko Kawakami
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This weekend‘s #bookstorehaul 😊📚

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The Troop | Nick Cutter
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The next book for #lmpbc got here today. I can‘t wait to get started! 😄

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Heaven | Mieko Kawakami
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1. Oh, definitely. I‘ve picked up books I normally wouldn‘t pay much attention too just because the title sounded cool and stuck with me.
2. Heaven by Mieko Kawakami

#Two4Tuesday

TheSpineView Happy Tuesday! 💜📙 3mo
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Battle Royale: Remastered | Koushun Takami
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#AugustWrapUp
Battle Royale, which I read for my friend rec challenge (3 books down, only 1 to go 😄), was my favorite this month and left me with a #bookhangover. How the Word is Passed was also great.

Total: 6
Print: 3
Ebook: 1
Audio: 2
Fiction: 3
Nonfiction: 3

#lmpbc: 1
#booked2021: 0
#friendrecchallenge: 1

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#Bookmail from my bestie today! 😄📚

Tamra I liked Dark Matter! 3mo
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Never Let Me Go | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Next up for book club with my friends

Suet624 Enjoy this creepy one. 3mo
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The Hollow Places | T. Kingfisher
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⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2
While I did think this book had some issues with pacing, I still found it pretty fun. Kara and Simon made a great duo, and I enjoyed the humor more than I expected. Also, Beau is ❤️❤️❤️ He kept reminding me of my childhood cat Flower (pictured above 🐱❤️).

#lmpbc #GroupS

sharread What a cute kitty. 4mo
Texreader Awww. Sweet memories. I had a few childhood cats and many wonderful memories ❤️🐈👍🏻🐈‍⬛ 4mo
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The Willows | Algernon Blackwood
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1. How the Word is Passed (Smith), Battle Royale (Takami), and Flights (Tokarczuk)
2. It depends on the story and the execution.
3. The Willows by Algernon Blackwood

#weekendreads

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The Hollow Places | T. Kingfisher
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This got here today! I‘ll get started on it this weekend. 😄

#lmpbc #GroupS #catsoflitsy #Phoenix

FelinesAndFelonies I loved this book! The atmosphere was so creepy. I hope you enjoy it!! 4mo
Hazel2019 Hope you enjoy it! 😁 4mo
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1. There Plant Eyes, Pines, The Transitive Vampire, Flights
2. Jigsaw puzzles 🧩
3. Not quite, but Project Hail Mary was the closest.
#weekendreads

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Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
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#JulyWrapUp
I was kind of meh about The Reason I Jump, but the rest were all great. My favorite was probably Project Hail Mary which I read for a book club with my friends.

Total: 6
Print: 1
Ebook: 2
Audio: 3
Fiction: 2
Nonfiction: 4

#lmpbc: 1
#booked2021: 0
#friendrecchallenge: 0

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Freshwater | Akwaeke Emezi
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This book isn‘t very long, but it packs quite a punch. I really enjoyed the unique way it was told and the different ways you could think about what was happening. It‘s definitely a book I‘ll be thinking about for a while.

@magyklyXdelish I‘m planning to get this mailed by Monday. I‘ll let you know when it‘s on the way. 😊

#lmpbc #groups #catsoflitsy #Phoenix

Leftcoastzen 😻So cute! 5mo
shadowspeak17 @magyklyXdelish It‘s on the way! I just emailed you the tracking number. :) 4mo
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Heaven | Mieko Kawakami
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#JuneWrapUp
I was really looking forward to Heaven after enjoying Breasts and Eggs so much, and I‘m pleased to say I really liked it. Heaven was my favorite of the month followed by Midnight in Chernobyl, but there really weren‘t any duds this month.

Total: 6
Print: 2
Ebook: 2
Audio: 2
Fiction: 2
Nonfiction: 4

#booked2021: 1
#friendrecchallenge: 0

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Here‘s my #booked2021 second quarter wrap up. My favorite was The Lost City of Z. Hummingbird Salamander (my most anticipated) I sadly did not like at all. All the others I gave 3 and 3.5 stars.

#AuthorsFirstNameStartsWithABorC: Elantris
#MusicalInstrumentOnCover: Piranesi
#AntiracismBook: When They Call You a Terrorist
#ContainsPhotos: The Lost City of Z
#NewIn2021: Hummingbird Salamander
#UnderratedOrLesserKnownBook: Swimming in Darkness

Cinfhen Woohoo!!! Don‘t forget to fill out the form♥️You have until midnight, **July 3** to fill out the second quarter form? ?
https://bit.ly/3b7rK1E
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Cinfhen I loved Lost City of Z too!!! It began my love affair with NF!!! Too bad the others were only meh 😕 5mo
Zoes_Human I was disappointed with Hummingbird Salamander as well. Loved the idea but the execution fell short for me. 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! I see your entry! 5mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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What do y‘all think about these?
#lmpbc #groupS

collegecatlady I haven‘t read any of these, so any are good with me! 6mo
magyklyXdelish I haven‘t read any of them and freshwater is on my TBR so that would deff be my choice. But I‘m okay with any 🤗🤗 6mo
Hazel2019 I‘ve been wanting to read freshwater forever! That would be my top pick 😃 6mo
shadowspeak17 @collegecatlady @magyklyXdelish @Hazel2019 Okay, I‘ll go with Freshwater then. 😄 6mo
Hazel2019 Yay! 😄 6mo
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1. Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, The Elements of Style, and Project Hail Mary
2. Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
3. Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi

#weekendreads

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Heaven | Mieko Kawakami
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My library hold came in! I‘m really looking forward to starting this one. I read Breasts and Eggs back in February and loved it. I hope this one will be a great read too.
#catsoflitsy #Ember

erzascarletbookgasm I liked B&E, I want to read this too! Enjoy! 6mo
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The Hole | Hiroko Oyamada
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#MayWrapUp
The Hole is my second 5 star read of the year. I loved it! I also finished Invisible Cities for my friend rec challenge. I had trouble rating it, but ultimately would say it‘s a light pick. A not so positive stand out was Hummingbird Salamander. I was really looking forward to that one, but I ended up panning it. ⬇️

shadowspeak17 Total: 8
Print: 1
Ebook: 4
Audio: 3
Fiction: 5
Nonfiction: 3

#booked2021: 1
#friendrecchallenge: 1
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Now how many more will I get in before the end of the year? 😊📚
#goodreadschallenge

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Untitled | Unknown
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Congratulations on the 100k! 😃🎊🎉
#GrilloGiveaway

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#Bookmail today! My aunt sent me some of my grandma‘s old books.

#catsoflitsy #Ember

Texreader Yay!! Score! 7mo
ErinSueMreads I lovvvve the transitive vampire! 7mo
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Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
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Next up for #bookclub

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Peaces: A Novel | Helen Oyeyemi
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1. Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi - I don‘t know. I haven‘t read much of it, but I‘m honestly not really feeling it. Trying to decide if I should just bail...
2. The Voice in the Night by William Hope Hodgson
3. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir - My friends and I are planning to read it together. 😄
#weekendreads

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My #AprilWrapup
The top row were my favorites. The Schwab was for my friend rec challenge, the third year in a row that this particular friend has selected a book by her. Third time‘s the charm! I actually liked this one.

Total: 7
Print: 0
Ebook: 5
Audio: 2
Fiction: 5
Nonfiction: 2

#booked2021: 4
#friendrecchallenge: 1

MaleficentBookDragon How was the Lost City of Z? The 🎥 was terrible IMO and I was hoping the book was better. 7mo
shadowspeak17 @MaleficentBookDragon I enjoyed the book. I thought it was really interesting. 😊 That‘s too bad about the movie. 7mo
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1. Elantris and A Darker Shade of Magic
2. Ask Me About My Uterus
3. The Only Plane in the Sky
#weekendreads

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Breasts and Eggs | Mieko Kawakami
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Here‘s my #booked2021 first quarter wrap up! I skipped around, as usual, and managed to get through more prompts than I expected, so I‘m quite pleased. 😊 I enjoyed all of them too, except Boca Raton, but at least that one was short. 😅

#SFWrittenByAWoman: The Space Between Worlds
#TranslatedIntoYour1stLanguage: Breasts and Eggs
#HearHere: Just Mercy
#RelatedTo911: The Only Plane in the Sky
#Under150pages: Boca Raton
#LatinxAuthor: Little Eyes

Cinfhen Woohoo ❣️❣️❣️You have until midnight, April 3 to fill out the first quarter form to be entered in our drawing ?
https://bit.ly/3b7rK1E
Well played ✨?
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BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! And confirming we have your drawing entry. 🎉🎉 8mo
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I‘ve been having trouble writing reviews lately, so I decided to take a step back and just not post any for a while. But it feels weird not updating what I‘m reading, so here‘s what I‘ve read the past two months. I enjoyed all of them, but the top three were definitely my favorites.

Total: 7
Print: 2
Ebook: 1
Audio: 4
Fiction: 3
Nonfiction: 4

#booked2021: 4
#lmpbc: 1
#friendrecchallenge: 0

#FebruaryWrapUp #MarchWrapUp

Megabooks Very good books there! 8mo
shadowspeak17 @Megabooks Thank you for recommending The Only Plane in the Sky and Hidden Valley Road! I really enjoyed them on audio. 😊 8mo
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1. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson, The Lost City of Z by David Grann, and I Hold a Wolf by the Ears by Laura van den Berg
2. Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
3. The House in the Cerulean Sea, Eartheater, Rebecca, Piranesi, and A Darker Shade of Magic
#weekendreads

booksellerofyourdiscontent I have my first Brandon Sanderson novel lined up to read. A friend bought me Mistborn. Can‘t wait to get in to it! 8mo
shadowspeak17 @booksellerofyourdiscontent Oh, nice! Mistborn was my first Sanderson too, and I loved it. I hope you like it! 😄 8mo
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My reading buddy 😴❤️
#lmpbc #groupv #catsoflitsy #Ember

Soul @shadowspeak17 ... Perfect Buddy! 9mo
rjsthumbelina Hey, just wanted to check on your progress with this one! No rush, but hadn't seen anything updates from you on it in a while. I'm excited to see what all of you had to say about it! 🙃 8mo
shadowspeak17 @rjsthumbelina Oh yeah, no worries, I‘ve finished it. I‘m planning to mail it on Monday. 😊👍🏽 8mo
rjsthumbelina Cool! Thanks for the update 8mo
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2
My first ever audiobook done ✅ Thank you to everyone who recommended audiobooks for me, and thank you @Cinfhen for recommending this book specifically. This was a great read/listen. I really enjoyed Stevenson‘s performance. Heartbreaking and informative, the subject matter was hard to stomach at times, but so necessary to hear about.

#booked2021 #hearhere #catsoflitsy #Ember

britt_brooke Audiobooks have been a game changer for me. 💚🎧 Happy you enjoyed! This book is fantastic. Totally opened my mind. (edited) 9mo
Cinfhen I‘m so glad you choose this audiobook 😁Such powerful and heartbreaking stories!!! 9mo
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1. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson, Breast and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami, and The Only Plane in the Sky by Garrett M. Graff
2. How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue
3. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

#weekendreads

rjsthumbelina I loved Elantris! 9mo
booksellerofyourdiscontent Just Mercy is on my TBR. I keep looking at my nonfiction and getting enthusiastic and then going back to something else. Maybe I should pick this one up first? 9mo
shadowspeak17 @rjsthumbelina Oh, nice! I‘m reading it with a few friends right now. We‘re only about halfway through, but we‘re all really liking it too. 😄 9mo
shadowspeak17 @booksellerofyourdiscontent Yes, you totally should. It‘s so good! And if you happen to be interested in audiobooks, that‘s how I read/listened to it (my first audiobook ever 😬). It‘s narrated by the author, and I thought it was really well done. 😊 9mo
booksellerofyourdiscontent I was considering restarting my audible account for March! Perfect timing! 9mo
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These got here yesterday! I‘m glad you guys got more out of my pick than I did. I enjoyed reading your comments. 😊
I‘ll get started on The Space Between Worlds soon. 😄
#lmpbc #groupv

booksellerofyourdiscontent It was a fun ride to read it with you guys. Some of the collective eye rolling helped get through the less than ideal stories. Thank you for sharing! (edited) 9mo
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Disappearing Earth | Julia Phillips
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I‘d say this is a light pick. I probably would have liked it more if I‘d had a better idea of what to expect going in. Each chapter is its own vignette from the POV of a different woman in the region, and most are only loosely related to the kidnapping that opens the book. I found that odd at first, but I grew to appreciate it. I enjoyed the writing and liked some of the vignettes, but others were more of a slog and I often had trouble⬇️

shadowspeak17 coming back to the book once I put it down. Given how the rest of the book played out, the ending also felt out of left field for me, but I also kind of liked it, so I have mixed feelings about it.

#NewYearWhoDis #catsoflitsy #Ember
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shadowspeak17 Thanks for the great list @ImperfectCJ! There are a few other books from your list that I‘m hoping I‘ll get to this year, so I might pop back up with more reviews later in the year. 😊 10mo
monalyisha @shadowspeak17 I had a theory about the ending: that there was a case to be made for it not actually being real. At the end of the last chapter (? I read it a year ago & have a terrible memory), Eva & Petya are arguing about the ending of a horror movie. Eva argues that “the end of it is a fantasy, like a dream sequence.” She asks, “Doesn‘t it seem most likely that it‘s a fantasy?” Not sure if that theory‘d make you like the ending more or less! 10mo
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I do like Groff‘s writing, but this story felt too messy. I also found the main character incredibly annoying, and thought the cli-fi aspect felt awkward.

#booked2021 #Under150Pages #catsoflitsy #Phoenix

BarbaraTheBibliophage I‘m always drawn to this book because I used to live in Boca Raton. But the reviews aren‘t strong at all. But, hey, you checked off a prompt! 👏🏻📚🤓 10mo
Cinfhen Seen lots of meh reviews too @BarbaraTheBibliophage but agreed it checked off a prompt 🥳 10mo
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The Sirens of Titan | Kurt Vonnegut
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There were aspects of this book that I liked, like the writing style and the overall thought-provoking nature of it, but ultimately it didn‘t really click with me. I never felt that invested in what was happening.

This is on its way to you @rjsthumbelina ! I just emailed you the tracking number. 😊

#lmpbc #groupv #catsoflitsy #Phoenix

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I‘m thinking I‘d like to give audiobooks a try this year, and I could use some good nonfiction recommendations. 😬

#lookingforrecommendations

vlwelser I like funny ones read by the author like Yes Please by Amy Poehler but Unbroken read by the dad from Gilmore Girls was also stunning. 11mo
Bookwormjillk On Writing by Stephen King, Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowel, and A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson are some of my favorites 11mo
Amandajoy Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (though I did speed it up to 1.25 or 1.5), Troublemaker by Leah Remini, Education of Idealist by Samantha Power, In the Country We Love by Diane Guerrero, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. I really like nonfiction on audio. 11mo
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Scochrane26 I like audio nonfiction. I read Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, The Radium Girls, & a lot of celeb memoirs on audio. Love Retta‘s book, Busy Philipps, Mindy Kaling. 11mo
BarbaraBB You should definitely ask the NF audio queens @Cinfhen and @Megabooks 👸👸 11mo
Megabooks Thanks for the tag @BarbaraBB ! I‘m a bit exhausted today, but I can make suggestions if you narrow down a bit what kind of nonfiction you like. Memoirs? Narrative? Pop sci? Social sciences? I listen to it all! 11mo
Cinfhen Same!!! Im not exhausted but I like SO MUCH NF!!!! If u give me some NF you recently liked or loved in the past I‘ll be happy to come up with suggestions 💕 11mo
shadowspeak17 @vlwelser @Bookwormjillk @Amandajoy @Scochrane26 Thank you all for the suggestions! I‘ll check them out 😃 11mo
shadowspeak17 @Megabooks @Cinfhen Thanks! 😊 I don‘t read a lot of nonfiction, so I haven‘t read very widely in any of these categories, but I am really interested in social sciences. I‘ve also enjoyed some true crime and memoirs.

Evicted, Dear Ijeawele, Tears We Cannot Stop, In the Dream House, Killers of the Flower Moon, and Born a Crime are some I‘ve really liked.
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Megabooks Oral history - also this is a super awesome multi-cast recording!! (edited) 11mo
Megabooks Okay I‘ll stop!! Anyway, if you ever want more recs, historically my split is 50/50 fiction/nonfiction, so I always have recs! 11mo
Megabooks @Cinfhen did I cover some of it?? 😉😉 11mo
Megabooks Oh and a few of us audiophiles just read this one thanks to Cindy 11mo
Megabooks Also this is my current listen. Antiracism. Good so far!! (I switched to the audiobook.) (edited) 11mo
Megabooks Also @Hooked_on_books and @britt_brooke are great people to follow for frequent audiobook recs (in addition to @Cinfhen and me 😉😉) 11mo
Cinfhen Wow @Megabooks how did you rattle that off so quickly!!!! I‘ve listened to 12/15 of your suggestions and I would 💯 agree with many of them!!! (edited) 11mo
Cinfhen Here are a few off the top of my head... social justice 11mo
Cinfhen Celebrity memoirs 11mo
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Cinfhen I‘m blanking on True Crime 🤷🏼‍♀️ 11mo
Cinfhen I‘d try your library services and borrow as many as you can...this way if you don‘t like the content or narration it didn‘t cost you anything but a little bit of time. Also I always listen to at least the first chapter before I decide if the book is a good fit. Sometimes I need a few minutes to adjust to the narrator. Good luck and let us know what you decided on...THERE ARE LOADS of GREAT RECOMMENDATIONS here!!!! 11mo
Megabooks @Cinfhen I always feel like I miss some favs, but I try to mention the ones that made an IMPRESSION when I make recommendations. I‘m adding the Syria one. I don‘t have one for that country yet, and I don‘t think I stacked it when you originally posted. 11mo
Cinfhen I don‘t know why that audiobook really touched me @Megabooks i hope you enjoy it too xx 11mo
britt_brooke @Megabooks Thanks, friend! 🎧💚 11mo
shadowspeak17 @Megabooks @Cinfhen Wow, thank you guys so much! These recommendations sound great! 😄 Now I‘ve just got to figure out which one to read first. 🤔☺️ 10mo
Cinfhen Keep us posted on your quest!!!! 10mo
shadowspeak17 @Cinfhen Absolutely! 😄 10mo
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Little Eyes: A Novel | Samanta Schweblin
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This was an unsettling read tinged with creepiness and sadness. The book is short and there are several characters (recurring and not), so there isn‘t a lot of time spent with each, but I thought the time that was spent with each was used well. I liked getting to see how all the different characters were affected by kentukis.

#booked2021 #LatinxAuthor #NewYearWhoDis #catsoflitsy #Ember

Megabooks Great review! 11mo
Cinfhen I‘m so curious about this one!! Great use for prompt 😍 11mo
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Battle Royale | Koushun Takami
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My friends have spoken. These are their picks for my #friendrecchallenge this year. 😄 The goal of this challenge is to get me to read more of the books that my friends recommend for me, since I‘m usually not very good about doing that. So I let each of my friends pick one book for me that they‘ve read before and would recommend, and I have to read and review it before the end of the year.

TrishB Good plan 👍🏻 11mo
bthegood I love this idea👍 11mo
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1. Elantris and The Sirens of Titan
2. Gold Fame Citrus
3. I don‘t really have one. If I drink anything while I read, it‘s usually just water.
#weekendreads

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Thanks so much for the #giveaway @Come-read-with-me !

I found Litsy back in 2017 when someone in a Facebook book group for the tagged series posted about reviewing the series on Litsy and suggested more people should join the app because he really liked it. So I gave it a go and ended up really liking it too. 😊
#strangersonatrain

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shadowspeak17
The Sirens of Titan | Kurt Vonnegut
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This got here today! 😄 I‘ll get started on it soon.

#lmpbc #groupv #catsoflitsy #Ember

Hazel2019 Yay! 11mo
rwmg That's next up on my virtual TBR shelf 11mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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1. Yes, they help encourage me to read more books that I might not have considered before.
2. #Booked2021 here on Litsy is fun. I also do my own challenge where I let each of my friends choose a book for me to read during the year. I always love seeing what they pick and why.

#Two4Tuesday

TheSpineView Happy Tuesday and Thanks for playing! 11mo
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