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Gather the Daughters
Gather the Daughters | Jennie Melamed
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In the vein of Margaret Atwood and Shirley Jackson, this darkly speculative novel follows the daughters of a cult on an isolated island who begin to question the truths of their world. Amidst signs of a sinister future, the girls attempt to lead an uprising that may be their undoing.
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Clare-Dragonfly
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The upside of being sick is that it took me just over two days to finish this very good novel. The horror of this society is keenly drawn, and I almost cried several times. It is shocking but believable the extent that the men will go to in order to protect their power. I did find the ending disappointing, however; none of the girls really find their own agency.

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Clare-Dragonfly
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I have company. #catsoflitsy

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Clare-Dragonfly
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Sick day reading

JenFowler I'm sick too. On my day off..ugh. Get better soon! Read lots, rest lots. ❤ 2mo
LiteraryinLititz Reading is the best medicine! 💜 2mo
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Kappadeemom
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Highly disturbing, dystopian novel about a group of “cultish” folks that decide to live on their own island so they can live by their own rules, which happens to be super creepy.

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Kappadeemom
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Not real sure what I‘m reading, but this Island is creepy as hell.

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Rambo_Reads
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Gonna try this one today 😊

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heyitsMacall
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Pickpick

Spooky

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IndoorDame
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Arrived home after a stressful day to find a surprise birthday package from @Soubhiville with this lovely selection from my litsy TBR! Thank you dear! You‘re a gem! And you‘ve cheered me up immensely - can‘t wait to get started on this :-)

Soubhiville You‘re welcome! For some reason I‘m just seeing this tag now 🤷‍♀️. Happy Birthday!🎂🎈🎁 8mo
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Foragingfantasy
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Because it was told by girls 13 and under the story is a little thin. I felt frustrated and the ending did nothing for me. ⭐️⭐️

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tina_b.ooks
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This is a novel about a strict patriachal society living on an island by it's own rules. Reading about the daughters' lives in this comunity was really disturbing and it would often have been hard to cotinue, if it hadn't been for the wonderful style of writing.
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5/5

#RemarkableWomen

MrBook Nice review! 11mo
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Hl1991
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A slow starter but from the middle to the end I was completely hooked. A great dystopian novel. Finished reading 6th January 2019

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tina_b.ooks
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Winter has finally come and I don't like it, so I'm going to lock myself in and read all weekend ☃️

ju.ca.no Best plan ever! I have to work tomorrow😭 11mo
tina_b.ooks @ju.ca.no Oh no! Hope your workday passes fast! 11mo
ju.ca.no @tina_b.ooks me too🙃 I hope you‘ll enjoy your lovely weekend😍 11mo
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ephemeralwaltz @ju.ca.no same! I just want to read and not leave the house!😭 Enjoy @tina_b.ooks 😍😍!!!! 11mo
ju.ca.no @ephemeralwaltz why does work always have to interfere with our reading lives😭 11mo
ephemeralwaltz I know! I've barely had time to read this week. Nevermind the energy when I do have time 😪 hope tomorrow goes by fast for you!😭 11mo
AmyG Well, that sounds like a wonderful weekend! 11mo
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DyAnne
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“Father once gave her [a book] he said was good for girls, but it was all about people who wouldn‘t call each other by their first names and never thought about anything except getting married (the process of which seemed alarmingly complicated).”
💗I am happy whenever I find my beloved Pride and Prejudice mentioned in a book.

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sherryvdh
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I think I have to pull the plug and put the book aside for now. It's due back at the library tomorrow, and I can't renew it. I'm invested in the plot, but it's slow going because of some of the subject matter. I don't have a lot of triggers, but this one seems to be testing my thresholds. I'll come back to it later. I still need to know where it's going. #NotRightNow #triggerwarnings

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sherryvdh
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😭 The baby fell asleep on me, Then he kicked my book out of my hand, and now I can't reach it. #BookwormSOS #WhatDoIDoNow

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Jess7
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Yay! Look at this awesome book mail — thanks to @booksugar and @littlebrown ! #GathertheDaughters, #Less, #Calypso, #GiveMeYourHand, and #WhatWeWerePromised. Have you read any of these?

Blurb about GATHER THE DAUGHTERS: “...NEVER LET ME GO meets THE GIVER in this haunting debut about a cult on an isolated island, where nothing is as it seems...This is a haunting work in the spirit of #TheHandmaidsTale but Melamed more than holds her own...” #TBR

jillannjohn I love stories involving cults. Stacking! 1y
jillannjohn And beautiful pic!! 1y
Nute Love this photo! 1y
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JamieArc I just finished listening to Less and I was a bit underwhelmed. 1y
ReadingBetween Nice! Calypso had me laughing out loud. 1y
RidgewayGirl I met Lucy Tan this past weekend, at the Decatur Book Festival, waiting in line at a book signing. She is funny and awesome. 1y
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pierceam102
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Reading at the laundromat. This book is fascinating and terrifying.

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missbrewbrew
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“Thoughts become words. Words become actions, actions become habits. Tend to your thoughts, lest you find yourself fighting for something you never really believed in.”

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perfectlywinged
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Mehso-so

Very slow and atmospheric dystopian novel. The twist sneaks up on you but when you finally realize what is happening it is unsettling. Even though there was a real lack of action I couldn‘t put this down and was loving the descriptions of wild girls playing outside and being free on hot summer nights.

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ephemeralwaltz
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A very anticipated read for me: #Dystopian for #ReadingWomenMonth I've seen @Kalalalatja gush about this one multiple times on Litsy and I have to say it's high up on my TBR. I LOVE this cover with the roses 🌹

@thereadingwomen @Andrew65 @Weaponxgirl

Kalalalatja I really hope you like it 🤞 it is a tough read, but so good! 1y
Andrew65 Not aware of this one. 1y
Weaponxgirl I hadn't heard about this one yet 1y
Cathythoughts I really must read this soon 👍🏻 1y
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Laru79
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This was such a great story! Shocking, sad, powerful!! I really enjoyed the different girls‘ perspectives. It seemed hopeful then not then hopeful again. I would definitely read more from this author!

Cinfhen Not what I was expecting at all! More disturbing then I anticipated 1y
Laru79 Absolutely!! Super disturbing how everyone accepted the father/daughter set up. I loved Janet though, she was such a strong girl! 1y
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Laru79
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Eating good chocolate biscuits and cramming in a few pages of this on my lunch break at work. It‘s our June reading group choice and I‘ve been really keen to read it. Anything that sounds a bit Handmaid‘s Tale-ish has a good chance of being a great story!!

Kalalalatja I really loved this one! 1y
Laru79 I only got 5 pages in @Kalalalatja before the end of my break but I am already hooked! Can‘t wait to read more! 1y
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SEWhite
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This book is seriously disturbing. I rated it "pick" but I have to warn you it's extremely triggering. It deals with rape culture, and a cult mentality so deeply ingrained that members go insane before questioning it. The girls oppressed by this dystopian world are brave. They're so real that you can't help wishing they'll be saved, but saving isn't really what the book is about. It will make you think, make you angry, and super uncomfortable.

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WhovianNerd
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I love this novel! If I didn't have to take it back to the library soon, then I would read it again. It's so haunting yet also beautiful! I created my own hype for the book, and I am very fortunate it exceeded my expectations! If Jennie Melamed decides to write another book, I will definitely run to my bookstore to grab a copy. #GatherTheDaughters is a new favorite!

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whatsthEStorey
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A deeply disturbing tale of the young women living on a secluded island in a radical cult where women are subjugated & valued for sexual gratification & procreation. The narrators, a few of the girls coming of age, are beginning to question the authority of the men. The writing is both subtle & impactful. Regretfully, this is just shy of a pick for me due to the unresolved ending. After all the abuse of these girls, I needed more resolution. ⬇️

whatsthEStorey The ending seemed deliberately unresolved, not careless. But it still wasn't enough after such a powerful book. TW for sexual abuse of children and incest. 2y
aroc Nice picture! 2y
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WhovianNerd
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UP NEXT! "An heir to the creations of Margaret Atwood and Shirley Jackson." If that isn't a promotional blurb destined to win my attention, I don't know what is! And with an ethereal, melancholy vibe from this cover, I feel this book was written specifically for me! Okay, I need to get to reading this before I hype it up so much that no book in this reality (including this one) could begin to meet my expectations. See you on the other side!

Leniverse I now have Iron Maiden stuck in my head. Bring your daughter to the slaughter. 😆 2y
WhovianNerd 😂 @Leniverse I don't know that song. I'll have to give it a listen. 😀 2y
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whatsthEStorey
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Holy moly this book is DISTURBING! The women and girls of this strange island cult are abused and taught to fear The Wasteland (anything that's not their completely cut-off island). Jennie Melamed has created a tension and foreboding, a palpable sense of fear and shame, that turned my stomach a couple times so far, without anything graphic at all. I'm not enjoying this book, but I am entranced.

Katehubb This book was so disturbing too. So twisted! 2y
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Cinfhen
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Well I couldn‘t put the book down, but damn was it dark & disturbing!!!! Not necessarily graphic but the uncomfortable, dirty feeling was ever present. On a remote island inhabited by a select few, daughters are raised to be breeders & sons to be workers and rulers. Part Handmaid‘s Tale, part Lord of The Flies with a side of Hester Prynne this novel is ominous and sinister. BEWARE plenty of TW. 3.5 stars and a soft pick.

KathyWheeler What is TW? 2y
Kalalalatja I‘m glad you made it through it, and great review! 2y
Cinfhen Trigger Warnings @KathyWheeler 2y
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Cinfhen Thanks @Kalalalatja I‘m glad I read it but it‘s not what I was expecting. We seem to be a bit out of sync with our book choices 😘 2y
MicheleinPhilly I bought this on super sale for Kindle a few months ago. I have no idea what I thought it was about but it certainly wasn‘t that. 🤔 2y
TrishB I got it on kindle sale too, thinking not for me maybe with that description! (edited) 2y
Cathythoughts I‘m “ ok “ with dark & disturbing ( mostly ) , the fact you couldn‘t put it down , well now I want to read it. 2y
Soubhiville I liked this, but it was creepy and weird and very dark! 2y
Cinfhen Not sure it‘s for u @TrishB I‘d be curious to hear your thoughts @Cathythoughts @MicheleinPhilly It really was CREEPY @Soubhiville and parts of it didn‘t add up!! 2y
TrishB I‘ll remember not to try in a hotel room on my own away from home! 2y
rohit-sawant Great review! Sounds so creepy! 😱 2y
Cinfhen It was more disturbing than creepy @rohit-sawant very unsettling 2y
ephemeralwaltz I need to read this ASAP since @Kalalalatja posted about it!! So glad you enjoyed it. Will try to get a copy soon! 2y
SledgeReader @Cinfhen Shared the title at work and witnessed an instant scramble to get the one copy on our shelves. The winner is all about it after the first 24 hours. Waiting my turn - sigh 2y
Cinfhen Hahha!! Tough bunch...they don‘t play fair @SledgeReader I‘ll be super curious to hear your thoughts 2y
Cinfhen Let me know what u think @ephemeralwaltz im not sure if I really liked it~ it‘s kind of hard to say you like something so morally wrong...although I LOVED (edited) 2y
ephemeralwaltz @Cinfhen 🙏🙏🙏 2y
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Cinfhen
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Uh huh! I‘m getting bad feels from this book😖Something sinister and yucky is definitely going on😢 Thank God my breakfast burritos aren‘t disappointing me💛

Kalalalatja It should come with a warning sign ⚠️ it does get pretty dark! 2y
Cinfhen They better kick ass before I turn the last page @Kalalalatja right now I‘m on page 47...I have a ways to go 😬 2y
Kalalalatja I‘m not saying anything 🤐 2y
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Cinfhen I was sort of good and only ate the insides @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks and I requested vegan cheese! They were pretty tasty😋 2y
Mdargusch Yum! 😋 2y
GripLitGrl Yum!!😋 2y
DebinHawaii Yum! Those look delicious! 🌮😋 2y
Reviewsbylola 😍😍😍 2y
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Cinfhen
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THANK YOU!!!!! @Kalalalatja You‘re the sweetest and MOST generous friend 😘😘😘I literally squealed when the coated almonds slid out 🤗💜🤗Im super excited for BOTH books~ cover of Why God is gorgeous ❣️❣️❣️❣️and postcard and bookmark is 🙌🏻 #LittensAreTheBest #SoGrateful 🙏🏻💋😄

Kalalalatja Yay, I‘m glad it finally got to you! And i knew you liked the almonds the last time, so I couldn‘t help myself 😘 btw, I had ordered the same edition of GtD as I have, but apparantly BookDepository can‘t guarantee which edition of the book you get, so sorry it isn‘t the pretty flower one 👎💕 2y
Cinfhen I don‘t care at all!!! I‘m sooo excited to have the book!!!! I‘m trying to keep my expectations in check 🤗Thank you for EVERYTHING!!! It means so much to me @Kalalalatja xxx 2y
Cathythoughts What beautiful gifts. I‘m stacking the tagged one ... sounds great 👍🏻 2y
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Kalalalatja That‘s good, I‘m just glad you are happy ❤️ hope you like them both! 2y
Cinfhen I‘m so humbled by the generosity @Cathythoughts I‘ll let u know how the books are 😊 2y
Sophoclessweetheart His is so cute! I want to try covered almonds! 2y
Cinfhen My son Zach was equally excited to see the return of the coated almonds @Wanderingwithwords especially the Carmel Sea Salt 😋😋😋yum @Kalalalatja 2y
TrishB Lovely 💕 #Litsymail is the best! I have Gather the Daughters on the tbr mountain too!! 2y
emilyhaldi ❤️ 2y
tammysue Ooh fabulous #Litsymail ! 💕 2y
LeahBergen Lovely! 💕💕 2y
Reviewsbylola @Kalalalatja is so sweet. 😍 2y
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Kalalalatja
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#4NewFavesin4Days day 2/4 ❤️

Cinfhen Woohoo!!! Can‘t wait for my copy 😘😘😘 2y
TrishB Another I have and just haven‘t got to yet!!! Soooo many books.... 2y
Soubhiville This was really good! 2y
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BarbaraBB I‘ve never even heard of this one! 2y
sherryvdh Love that cover! 2y
Kalalalatja @BarbaraBB that‘s incredible, I feel like I have been raving about this for ages 😅 @Cinfhen I‘m getting more and more nervous about you reading it! 😄❤️ @TrishB the struggle is real! But this was really great! @Soubhiville Yay another fan! @sherryvdh I love the flower pattern 👌 2y
Cinfhen It‘s ok.... I need to keep my expectations in check 😁 2y
emilyhaldi Me neither!! @BarbaraBB the blurb sounds 👌🏻 2y
Kalalalatja @emilyhaldi @BarbaraBB well, clearly, I haven‘t done my raving well enough! 😄😄 2y
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Susan
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I immediately get a library book as soon as I start a 560 pager. Ahh, book problems! I am a slow reader.🙁

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AWahle
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Old house + collapsed pipe = time to read at the laundromat. Our plumber can't install the bypass pipes until Wednesday & I'll spend the weekend listening to audio books as I clean out the basement to make room. St least I don't have to do laundry by hand like the women in this book. This world is very disturbing and abusive to women & children. I have a theory about their island. We'll just have to see if I'm right.

CouronneDhiver That‘s a shame. Lemons to lemonade and all that... an excuse to read a few more pages! 2y
AWahle @CouronneDhiver And we were eventually going to have the bypass installed anyway so we could bring the laundry machines out of the basement. It's just sooner than he had hoped. ☔️ 🌈 2y
LeahBergen Well, that sucks. I hear you with the “old house” stuff, though. 🙄 2y
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somebooksaround
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Day 19 of #MarchMadness is Cults - I haven‘t read this book yet, but it sounds pretty intense! BookRiot has a good article about books on cults. The psychology is fascinating. #tbr
https://bookriot.com/2017/01/27/100-must-read-books-about-life-in-cults/
#books #march #challenge #novel #reading #fiction

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somebooksaround
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Day 28 of #riotgrams is #FloralCover - The last day! - I couldn‘t find a book with a floral cover beyond this one. I have not read this yet, but I hear it‘s pretty intense. 📚📚 #books #reading #tbr #barnesandnoble #dystopia #fiction #litsy

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Kalalalatja
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The papas are preaching in this book, and what they are preaching are wrong 😯😯 #Papadontpreach

#FierceFeb

batsy Nooo... #papasgottastop I've already stacked this because of you 👍🏽💙 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Stacked!!! And what a pretty over!! 2y
MelanieMefford Gorgeous cover! 2y
Cinfhen Me too, @batsy This book sounds super disturbing🤗🤗🤗 (edited) 2y
Kalalalatja @batsy @Cinfhen disturbing, well done and enraging are pretty good descriptors of it 😳👍 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @MelanieMefford it is so pretty! 2y
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cj82487
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I won a Galentines Day contest by Little Brown (one of my fav publishers) & received these two lovelies today. Shipping one to my sis in Louisiana & we're going to have a buddy read with these. So excited & look at the cute card! Another reason I love Little Brown is because of small things like that 😊

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Soubhiville
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I‘m excited to start this one! I‘ve been looking forward to it since I first read about it here on Litsy last year. Part of my #dystopianblues box.

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Cinfhen
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Congrats to my friend on reaching two huge milestones💕🙌🏻🥂In true Litsy fashion @Librarybelle is celebrating with a #50k1k #giveaway 😊I'm really excited to try this dystopian novel ever since @Kalalalatja first posted about it🤗Dystopian fiction seems to be my new jam #thankstoLitsy

Librarybelle Thank you! This one does sound interesting... 2y
Mdargusch Hmmm. I can‘t get myself to try dystopian anything. 2y
TrishB I have this one on the tbr too!! 2y
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Kalalalatja Yes! I‘m raving about a lot at the moment, but I just can‘t get it out of my mind! 2y
Soubhiville I‘m excited to read this too! 2y
DebinHawaii I just put this one on my #TBR list the other day. I've heard good things. 📚👍 2y
emilyhaldi Ha! Meanwhile dystopian fiction is everything I'm trying to avoid at the moment 🙃 2y
Cinfhen Like mother, like daughter 😉 @Mdargusch @emilyhaldi 😘 2y
Lovesbooks87 This was a good book. I read it when it first came out! 2y
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Kalalalatja
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When #GirlsJustWannaHaveFun it can end in revolution, if you aren‘t careful 💃👯‍♀️💃👯‍♀️

#FierceFeb

batsy 👊💕 Comparisons to Atwood and Jackson in the blurb... Sold! 2y
Kalalalatja @batsy I couldn‘t put it down! 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Sounds good! Stacked! 2y
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Cinfhen Another #wishlist read 2y
readordierachel Ooh, this sounds good. 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Hmmmm, stacking!!! 2y
Kalalalatja @erzascarletbookgasm @Cinfhen @ReadOrDieRachel @JanuarieTimewalker13 it is uncomfortable, hard to read a times, but so good, still, and interesting! 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Ok, thanks!! 2y
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Lisaw13
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My first book done for #24in48

Haven't had as much time as I thought today since everyone decided they needed to talk to me today! Hopefully I can start making some progress now 😳

This book was really well written, but the subject matter made this difficult and it wasn't the ending I was hoping for, but it kept me engrossed so I'll leave it as a pick.

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MrBook
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#TBRtemptation post 1! 10 years prior, just before the country was incinerated, 10 families colonized a coastal island. Their cultish culture is rigid toward ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and strict education rationing. The sons become scavengers, the daughters wives. When no longer useful, they kill themselves. 17-year-old Janey wants to know all the mysteries around her. Will she learn them in time? #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

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Lisaw13
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Time to go get my hair done and then back to #24in48 !! 📚📚📚📚

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Lisaw13
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Getting started on #24in48 - let's do this!

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Kalalalatja
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4 hours of reading done, and I finished my first book for the #24in48 readathon. And it was great! It reminded me of the Handmaid‘s Tale, but from the perspective of teenage girls. It is layered and page-turner-y, without being action packed. Though, trigger warnings for implicit physical and sexual abuse of children.

Moray_Reads It's a gorgeous cover 2y
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Kalalalatja
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And off I go! 📚👏

#24in48

emilyhaldi Wow look at you! So prompt! Meanwhile, I am just going to bed... 😏 enjoy!!! 2y
vivastory 👏📚👍🤘 2y
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eraderneely
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Panpan

I‘m not sure where I got this recommendation from, BookRiot or Litsy, but MAN I did not like this book.
For a long time I just couldn‘t get into it. And by the end, I didn‘t feel like anything happened. And if you are going to do horrible things to children, there has to at least be a reason for it.

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Soubhiville
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#Sietje helped a little as I opened my #DystopianBlues box today! I am so excited about Gather the Daughters, The Unit, And Angelfall! I can‘t wait to delve into this reading journal, it looks amazing! And socks, a bookmark, and a kitty weekly planner too! The fairy coloring book has beautiful illustrations. @A_planNerd thank you so much! Thanks to @Mommamanzi too for organizing!
Coolest paper ever, too!

Gissy Amazing books! 📚😍I will like to read Angelfall! 2y
A_planNerd Yay!! Checking in from my New Orleans vacation. I'm so glad you enjoyed the items I picked for you. Enjoy the books and let me know your review. All seemed interesting. I can't wait to post my reveal. I'm obsessed with the candles you got me. Such a neat gift. My TBR got a whole lot more exciting. Sorry for the late response, traveling is a hassle. 2y
Soubhiville @A_planNerd New Orleans can be fun. Are you there for work? I love walking through the old cemeteries. Some of the mausoleums have stained glass windows, which I find really cool. Safe travels! 2y
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Kalalalatja
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Starting this today. I have a feeling this book is going to be filled with #moral(s) I‘m not going to agree with 🙄

#NuYear

TrishB Person opposite me in the airport is reading too 😁 2y
Kalalalatja @TrishB fun coincidence 😄 2y
Cinfhen Oooh, this sounds great!! And I've already stacked it 😂 2y
Christine11 I heard on a podcast that this ones good ! I really want to read it 😊 I hope you enjoy ! 2y
Kalalalatja @Cinfhen @Christine11 I‘m about 80 pages in, and I‘m hooked! I‘m bummed I didn‘t have time to read more 😅 2y
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Mehso-so

For fans of dystopian novels, this is a pick. It was entertaining, but in a disturbing way; A little too cult-ish for me. I did find Janey heroic in her rebellion and liked that the story was told through different girls. However, I did not like that the plot was advanced mainly through dialogue. #4thBookof2018

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