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thegreentealibrarian

thegreentealibrarian

Joined September 2016

Book Addict on the road to the Library.
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A Curse So Dark and Lonely | Brigid Kemmerer
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I finished this last night and wasn't ready for it to be over (hoping there's a trilogy or duology in the works). I can't get over how complicated this was and how much I love Harper, Rhen, and Grey. I miss them already.

monogamist_reader The second book “A heart so fierce and broken“ will be out in January 2020 😀 5d
thegreentealibrarian @monogamist_reader Thank goodness! (I mean that's still months away but at least I know it's coming.) 😂 4d
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A Curse So Dark and Lonely | Brigid Kemmerer
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Started this book today and have quickly become obsessed. I may not read anything else today. 💘👑

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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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So the NEWTs readathon (The Book Roast) is happening in August! I did the OWL one in April and completed everything. 😎 So I created this page to help me track because I'm extra.
(The journal is Archer and Olive, the stickers are Once More with Love)

LauraJ But extra in the best way! 3w
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With the Fire on High | Elizabeth Acevedo
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I definitely want more from this author. This book was also fantastic. Full of food and hard decisions (and a trip to Spain). I'm a sucker for contemporaries with food.

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The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo
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I cried for the character and cried for me. I was able to learn and feel understood. This was an emotional rollercoaster and rewarding.

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I went into this apprehensive because I wasn't sure I wanted to be in the heads of these two characters but I'm enjoying myself so far.

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Fence Vol. 2 | C S Pacat
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Tempted to pick up individual issues but volume 3 is coming in August and I'm excited.

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Fence (Fence, #1) | C.S. Pacat
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I've been having some luck with sports related stories lately. Loving this series so far.

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I adored this! So funny and amazing and romantic.... 😍 I want the next volume ASAP.

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This is the third book in the series and I think it's the best one yet! The characters were the best element. 😍💐

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Sleepless 2 | Sarah Vaughn
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I wasn't ready for this to be over... So good.
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There might have been a little less structure to the plot but there was more Nevermoor history and geography. When I finished this one I wanted to go back and read both books. 😍

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So good. Aventurine is a sassy dragon and human. And there's chocolate. 😍

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Sleepless | Sarah Vaughn
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I want the next volume soon...
Poppy is an amazing main character and the art, particularly the color, is also fabulous.
😍

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This was really fun to reread!
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The characters are the best part.

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Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 13 | Mizuho Kusanagi
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Continuing with series.
The pieces of angst were so good.
Also the battles and Yona entering the archery contest.

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Six Wakes | Mur Lafferty
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A murder mystery in space...
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This was gory and scary but character driven and quite interesting. I enjoyed it.

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Defy the Stars | Claudia Gray
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This was a lot of fun and emotional... want to continue with the next one soon! 😁

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Defy the Stars | Claudia Gray
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January TBR! Lots of sci-fi for Tome Infinity and Beyond round 2.

BookHoarder32 Love the Defy the Stars series! 8mo
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Napoleon invades England!
I found this more compelling in the beginning but I still read it to the end and want to continue the series.
#ReadHarder2019 an alternate history novel

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Poison Study | Maria V. Snyder
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This took me longer than planned to finish but I never lost interest in it. The premise is interesting. The worldbuilding gave me a lot to think about. And that slow burning, slightly angsty romance was fabulous.

MarriedtoMrT Loved this one! 9mo
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Once again, a hilarious and empowering installment. Slightly more predictable but that's because you know right up front that Red is up to no good. 😂❤

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That was a roller coaster. While I'm conflicted about the ending I still got a bunch of my questions answered.

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Poison Study | Maria V. Snyder
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Hour 10: Lunch! I also probably should switch books.
#readathon #deweyoct

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At the beginning of the book we're presented with the beginning of Kora and Nova's story which takes place in a different world and before the events of the first book. Then we get to what's happening with Lazlo and Sarai.
The next time we got Kora and Nova's story I made the decision to just read those chapters for a little while until Nova's story started to merge with Lazlo and Sarai's.
It made me less impatient. 😊
#readathon #deweyoct

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Hour 8: I've constructed a playlist that alternates between Nightmare Before Christmas and The Scarlet Pimpernel musical. 🎃🎠😍
#readathon #deweyoct

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Hour 7: I'm a sucker for those wrappers.
#readathon #deweyoct

SamHeartCoffee Cute! 10mo
Linsy So cute!! 💀 10mo
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Hour 6: Hanging with the pets!
#readathon #deweyoct

Linsy Cute collection! 10mo
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Scarlet Pimpernel | Emmuska Baroness Orczy
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Hour 5: I'm really fond of this flavor.
"I heard he's fussy with his food." "And eats his breakfast in the nude."
#readathon #deweyoct

LibrarianRyan Were they quoting my guy Josh?? 🤨 10mo
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Scarlet Pimpernel | Emmuska Baroness Orczy
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Hour 4: More excited for this classic than the other. 🎠😍 #readathon #deweyoct

Tomigirl44 Great book 📖 and movie 🎥 10mo
Linsy Yaaaaas! 🙌 10mo
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Hour 3: Most Anticipated is this one. I've been wanting it since I finished Strange the Dreamer. 😂
#readathon #deweyoct

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Hour 2: Focusing on this one!
#currentlyreading #readathon #deweyoct

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#readathon #deweyoct Hour 1: I present my stack and my hot chocolate. 🎃🕸👻💀😚

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The Enchanted: A Novel | Rene Denfeld
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I wouldn't recommend this to everyone. But that ending was worth everything. This was so brutal but so beautiful.
#screamathon #spooktober

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Anna Dressed in Blood | Kendare Blake
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I want to read the sequel soon. 😂🔪
The characters were my favorite part. #screamathon #spooktober

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The Enchanted: A Novel | Rene Denfeld
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I have a hard time explaining my experience with this one so far. It hurts more and more as I go on and I have to take breaks (usually watching a Disney movie) but I don't want to stop reading. #screamathon #spooktober

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Anna Dressed in Blood | Kendare Blake

Loving this one right now. It reminds me of the Mediator series by Meg Cabot just with a male protagonist and more violence. 😂👻💀 #screamathon #spooktober

EchoLogical I haven't read this but Kendare Blake is awesome! 10mo
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The Wicked Deep | Shea Ernshaw
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Atmospheric and spooky
It reminded me of Hocus Pocus and The Little Mermaid. But it had lots of unique elements I liked. #screamathon #spooktober

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It was interesting but it didn't wow me.
Although it did remind me of Exit West because this was illustrating the contemporary situation in Baghdad with a supernatural twist.

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A monkey's paw situation!
Not the scariest or best but not bad.
#spooktober #screamathon

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Nightmare Before Christmas is officially on repeat. I've also sung Monster Mash once today. So begins October and the spooky readathons. Seems appropriate to begin with Goosebumps! 🎃
#spooktober #screamathon

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I spent most of this book fascinated by how the Exodus Fleet works. It did take me a good portion of the book to get attached to the characters though.

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Cross My Heart | Sasha Gould
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Most of the issue is the question of potential. This book had a lot of pieces and concepts that could have worked really well but fell flat. I did read it to the end though.

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Cross My Heart | Sasha Gould
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Next read and my coffin socks... 😊🎃🍁

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Cross Fire | Fonda Lee
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The first half is character-driven and the second half is more plot-driven. We get the set-up for the complexity of the situation then the omelettes hit the fan in the second half. I liked this one just as much as the first.

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This was hilarious and adventurous! Plus romantic. 😚😚
But the present narrative felt superfluous.

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Cross Fire | Fonda Lee
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Busting out some new Halloween socks!
This is my other weekend read. 🌠🎃
#currentlyreading

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Starting out September with pumpkin spice hot chocolate and historical fiction. 😎🎃 #currentlyreading

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Casket of Souls | Lynn Flewelling
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This one made me happy to be reading the series again.