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Recommend This!: Delivering Digital Experiences that People Want to Share | Jason Thibeault, Kirby Wadsworth
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A detailed look at relationships and how to harness their power for business growth This book teaches marketers how to build successful relationships with early-stage buyers by creating trust and a sense of friendship. The first step is learning to understand buyer activity to gauge what they wantor might wantwhen they first visit an online site. Then marketers must use strategies to capture the buyers attention and build the relationship carefully, rather than aggressively trying to close a sale. Authors Jason Thibeault and Kirby Wadsworth have proven themselves as innovative thought leaders, researchers, and trustworthy guides in improving revenue streams. Their book aims to show organizations the value of relationships in a digital age and a clear method for quantifying that value. It includes specific techniques, like storytelling and personalized content, which have been proven to improve conversions and engage customers. The barriers to finding and engaging with consumers have been destroyed by the ease of clicking a mouse button or tapping on a screen. Todays technology enables competitors to emerge seemingly overnight, and the wide range of choices consumers have today means that businesses can no longer compete solely on product. Recommend This! helps organizations take advantage of the one aspect of business that hasnt changedrelationships. It teaches marketers the strategies they need to be successful in a digital world where forming, cultivating, and taking advantage of relationships can be difficult. Recommend This! teaches organizations how to measure and manage relationships while offering specific strategies to create revolutionary change. It is a must read for anyone who needs to understand how digital relationships alter the way we do business.
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CareBear
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This time of year is the worst for my anxiety. I sort of realized I may not be helping myself with my heavy book choices. So...what are some of your favorite happier/lighter reads? I want to have a list to get me through the year. Thanks! 💕

Sharpeipup Anything by Janet Evanovich she has me laughing out loud 2mo
GypsyKat I always reread the Harry Potter series when I‘m depressed/anxious. Anne of Green Gables is also a favorite feel good read. 2mo
Sace There is something about Nancy Drew. Not fabulous writing, but I find Nancy soothing. Georgette Heyer is wonderful too. 2mo
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MicheleinPhilly I just read this and it COMPLETELY lifted my mood 2mo
xicanti I highly recommend 2mo
GypsyKat I thought of another one! If you like graphic novels at all, Giant Days is really cute! 2mo
CareBear @GypsyKat I LOVE Giant Days! I‘m on vol 5 I think so that‘s a great idea, thank you ❤️ 2mo
CareBear Thanks so much, @Sharpeipup @Sace @LiteraryinLititz @MicheleinPhilly @rather_be_reading @xicanti a lot of great ideas, none of which were even on my radar! 2mo
CareBear @MicheleinPhilly this one looks particularly good! 2mo
MicheleinPhilly It was! I have been in such a funk (and also suffer with anxiety) and it was such a mood booster. 2mo
ljuliel Maeve Binchy and Rosamunde Pilcher books. Both very good authors that divert your attention and help you to focus on THEIR world instead of your own. They sorta take you away for awhile. 2mo
SomedayAlmost Gay Yellen‘s “Body Next Door” for some fun, well-written, smart romantic suspense that keeps you guessing and entertains. Also, rich world-building is a respite. I‘ve always loved the Narnia series. (edited) 2mo
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Amandajoy
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I‘m looking for recommendations please! I found out recently - as an almost 38 year old adult - that I have ADHD. (I feel this explains my distracted squirrel moments in life.) Does anyone have any good book recommendations on the subject? My therapist recommended one on mindfulness that I plan on reading, but I was hoping to find some others as well. Thank you!

jenniferw88 Anne Hegerty is on the Aspergers spectrum! If you have twitter I recommend you follow her as she occasionally recommends books to help - she does a lot to raise awareness as she was diagnosed later in life too! #AddictedtoTheChase 5mo
alexa_d The classic is "You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?" which is, rather atypically of ADHD books, written by two women who actually HAVE it. Most ADHD books by women are for parents of ADHD children. It's so refreshing and more helpful to have a book from "our" perspective ? 4mo
Amandajoy @alexa_d I will add that one to my list, thank you! 3mo
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robinb
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*Agatha Christie Fans:

I‘m a newbie to her work.
Can you recommend any particular order to follow when I dig in? Standalones, Poirot, Miss Marple, etc.?

Thanks for your recommendations! 💕

*I‘ve read Crooked House and own (but haven‘t read yet) Murder on the Orient Express.

AsYouWish I have only read And Then There Were None, and I really liked that one. 5mo
robinb @AsYouWish Thanks! I also saw on-line where someone else recommended that one to newbies. 😊👍 5mo
Laughterhp It depends on what type of detective you want to follow. I personally like Poirot. I really like The ABC Murders but that‘s later in his life when he‘s retired. I also really liked Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile. I really liked And Then There Were None, that‘s probably one of my favorites, but it doesn‘t follow a detective. 5mo
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Laughterhp And I definitely don‘t think you have to read any series in order. At least I don‘t! 5mo
Librarybelle My favorite is And Then There We‘re None...it‘s a stand-alone, and it‘s so good! Definitely thriller aspects. Murder on the Orient Express is a classic good one as well. 5mo
DeleteAcct It's safe to say all her novels are good. Of course some better than others. This site has them all in order, that's how I read them. You can download the pdf. https://www.agathachristie.com/stories If you want to start with some truly great ones: And Then There Were None, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, The A.B.C. Murders, Murder on the Orient Express. 5mo
robinb @Laughterhp thanks so much! I know everyone has their own personal tastes...someone on-line said they found Poirot annoying. 🤣 Unfortunately I tend to be a stickler (usually) about reading a series in order (at least by character). So I may just take a character (like Poirot) and read those in order. However, I might start with the standalones first and go from there... 5mo
robinb @Librarybelle thanks Jess! Since And Then There Were None is a stand-alone, it might be one of my first to read! I know I‘m going to enjoy them all! 5mo
mrsmarch Murder on the Orient Express, And Then There Were None, Sad Cypress, Mystery of the Blue Train, They Came to Baghdad (a stand-alone)...Frankly whatever you pick up, stick with it. I‘m always a bit bored at the beginning but then I‘m engrossed and can‘t put it down. 5mo
robinb @Rachbb3 That website is wonderful, thank you! Thinking of starting with standalones, then picking a character and reading in order. 5mo
robinb @mrsmarch thank you! Great advice, will do! 😊👍 And I know what you mean about starting slower but finishing totally absorbed! 5mo
mrsmarch @robinb I happen to prefer Poirot to Marple. The one that I didn‘t like at all was Death in the Clouds. 5mo
robinb @mrsmarch 👍😊 5mo
Jaimelire Hercule Poirot is the best, but Miss Marple has her charms too. I loved “And Then There were None”. Seriously, they are all good! 5mo
mabell As you can tell, everyone has their favorites, and they can differ greatly! I HATE (is that too strong? 😆) And Then There Were None, and everyone else seems to love it. 🤷‍♀️ For stand-alones, the Secret of Chimneys and The Man in the Brown Suit are both terrific and early works. (Chimneys is actually a Superintendent Battle, a recurring character in a few). You‘ll draw your own conclusions 😄 But I know you will enjoy Dame Agatha! ⬇️ 5mo
mabell I‘m looking forward to seeing what you think! I‘m excited for you! 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm Go with Poirot if you like your detective quirky, even pompous but undeniably intelligent. My favourite featuring Poirot - The Murder Of Roger Ackyord. Miss Marple is great too. For Tommy and Tuppence, perhaps you‘ll want to start from the first book. If you wish to read stand alones, my favourites- And Then There Were None, Endless Night, Crooked House ( you‘ve read), Ordeal by Innocence. Happy discovering your favourite Christie! 5mo
Lady_Tigana_20 I started by reading a biography of her life. Then I worked my way through her Miss Marples, starting with the first one: The Murder at the Vicarage. There are 12 of those plus a book of short stories. I have only read two Poirots: Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile. Plan to start Poirot after I get some of my TBR list knocked down a bit. I haven‘t been that big a mystery reader—although I love Elizabeth Peters—but I like Christie. 5mo
robinb @Jaimelire I‘m really looking forward to reading them all at some point! Thanks for your input! 5mo
robinb @mabell Thanks Elizabeth! Yes, I can tell the opinions vary, but I have a feeling I‘ll like them all (some more than others no doubt). I‘m excited too! I just wish I had started sooner! 🤣🤦🏻‍♀️ 5mo
robinb @erzascarletbookgasm I think I‘ll probably enjoy all of the characters if the stories are all well written. 😊👍 Thanks so much for your recs...I‘m so excited for the discovery as well! 5mo
robinb @Lady_Tigana_20 Now that‘s a great way to start with any new author...with their biography! Sounds like you‘ve definitely got a system for working your way through...that‘s what I plan to do as well, come up with a reading plan. I haven‘t read Peters either, but I do have her first in the Peabody series. 👍 I just need more hours in the day! 😂😩 Thanks for sharing your experience with Christie! 5mo
robinb @Rachbb3 Rachel, I just printed out the 8 page list of her books/stories (thanks for the link!) and went through to mark them as Poirot, Marple, etc. That‘s a handy list to have! 👍💕 5mo
DeleteAcct You're welcome! 😊 It's handy to have. 5mo
Sarah83 As the others already said, everyone likes different books written by her. I personally like the locked in mysteries written by her. When I was younger, I only liked Miss Marple, but it turned out, that I can read Poirot today aswell. If you like Sherlock Holmes Poirot always seems like a bit of a parody of Sherlock. It's the same buddy construction as Holmes & Watson by Doyle so it's Poirot & Hastings by Christie. 5mo
robinb @Sarah83 Locked in mysteries are so cool! 👍 The truth is I haven‘t read any Sherlock either (although I do ❤️ the Elementary series on tv 🤣). Guess I‘ll need to tackle Doyle next. 😉 Looking forward to meeting all these wonderful and interesting characters! Thanks for your input! 5mo
Sarah83 You're welcome 😍 5mo
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Amandajoy
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Need some help please! What are your best book recommendations for books with happy endings? Ones that don‘t have a lot of steamy sex in them. Think feel-good & bubbly. I‘m looking for my swap, and this is a genre I haven‘t read too much from in a while. Thank you!

Amandajoy @Tamra I read that one around the same time I read We Have Always Lived in the Castle & constantly get the titles mixed up. My first thought was maybe I need to be more specific about what a happy ending is! But that‘s a good suggestion. 7mo
Amandajoy @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled that‘s a good one! I forgot about it! 7mo
Tamra @Amandajoy hahahaha! 😆 Yes, I‘d there is a bit of a distinction between there two. I am NOT a saccharine or coming of age reader, but I loved Capture the Castle. I was so surprised at its charm. Same with A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, though it‘s been so long that I can‘t recall the ending. I remember the lice & kerosene treatment! 7mo
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PerksOfBeingABookworm
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Does anyone have recommendations for places to visit while we‘re hiking through Mt Zion and Bryce Canyon? I think we‘re spending one day in Bryce and two in Zion. Any good bookstores? Breweries? Restaurants?

Chrissyreadit Zion is my favorite place in this entire country. Have a great time!!! 7mo
Christine Exciting!! I second @Chrissyreadit ‘s sentiments. I have no shopping or dining recommendations, other than that national park gift shops are like my favorite stores ever, and Zion‘s is great! 🤓 7mo
PerksOfBeingABookworm @Chrissyreadit thank you! I‘ve never been, I‘m so excited! ☺️ 7mo
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bridge12 If it‘s at all possible to add a day at Capitol Reef National Park I highly suggest it, that‘s my favorite NP and you‘re SO close! If not, you‘re still very much in for a treat! Have the best time 7mo
eraderneely 😍😍😍 7mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I LOVED Zion!!! My friend and I drove from Vegas. It‘s a ride. You know, Mesquite , Nevada is a cool place to visit, right over border from St George, Utah. If you want to gamble. I love Casablanca hotel...stay overnight, they have a pretty pool. Keep in mind we did this back in ‘09. Not sure if things have changed. 7mo
nelehelen I love love Zion and Bryce! Enjoy!! 7mo
PerksOfBeingABookworm @bridge12 thanks for the recommendation! I was flipping through the book and CR is actually in there! Hopefully we have time to check it out. 7mo
rretzler Both are beautiful parks. We were there about 3 years ago and I can‘t remember any specific places to visit, but it is packed in the summer. I remember we tried to eat lunch in the little town near the visitors center of Zion (I think) and had to wait over an hour at a small cafe for our food and a table. Unless you plan to bring your own food, allow plenty of extra time 6mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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Hey guys, do you have any #NewToYou authors or books that you have read and would like to recommend to others? Well now is the time! Make a post or comment down below of some books that you would recommend to us 😃

#Recommendsday #MayMadness
@Clwojick @RadicalReader

RadicalReader Currently reading Madam Doubtfire and loving it because I‘m seeing the movie playing in my mind then have a reason to watch the wonderful movie again 7mo
TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader I have Madam Doubtfire on my TBR list. You will have to tell me how it is! 😍 7mo
RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid will definitely do so hope you‘re looking forward to my review as much as I am 7mo
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phatsallylee
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These are some the 2019 book to movie adaptations that i'm interested in. I've already seen Nancy drew, after and the wandering earth!
#maymadness #recommendsday @Clwojick @RadicalReader

RadicalReader Wonderful selection. I have heard where‘d you go Bernadette is an amazing book. Didn‘t know it was also a movie 8mo
phatsallylee @RadicalReader the movie was supposed to be called in March but has now been pushed back to August. It was a great book! 8mo
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RadicalReader
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Clwojick Mrs Doubtfire was a Book?! 😱😱😱😱 8mo
RadicalReader Yep it indeed was just found this out perfect reason to enjoy the book then binge the movie afterwards 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 @Clwojick 8mo
TheSpineView I loved Mrs. Doubtfire but never read the book. Another one for the TBR list. 8mo
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RadicalReader @TheSpineView hope you enjoy it!! The things you know 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 8mo
tammysue I had no idea Mrs Doubtfire is a book. Thanks for the tag will add to my tbr 😊 8mo
Anitareads Thanks for the tag will find something to add to my tbr ☺ 8mo
RadicalReader @whatshesreadingnow I hope you‘ll check it out I love the film too one of my favorites 8mo
RadicalReader @Anitareads no problem nothing better than the gift of reading 8mo
tammysue It‘s one of my old time faves too. It‘s been on tv quite a bit here recently 😊 8mo
RadicalReader @whatshesreadingnow Robin Williams does spectacular with his performances 8mo
tammysue @RadicalReader I completely agree. Just adore his films and remember first watching him on Mork and Mindy. He was so funny. 8mo
RadicalReader @whatshesreadingnow I still remember “ I must look like such a Yeti in this get up” after dumping her face into meringue 8mo
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Samplergal
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This book just came through my library hold, so I‘m going to read this one for book to movie. #recommendsday. #mayMadness

RadicalReader @Samplergal this books sound incredible I bet the movie adaption is too. I can‘t wait to see your posts!! Excellent choice! 8mo
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RadicalReader
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Hello my lovely Littens!! Today is the first #RecommendsDay for #MayMadness

For week one the theme is Book to Movie Adaptions, to help motivate and inspire your fellow Littens please repost with a list of your favorite books that fall within this theme. Be creative with your list and have fun with it!!

Please Tag @Clwojick and @RadicalReader using #RecommendsDay so we can all see the lists if we‘re stuck on a theme

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phatsallylee
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hermyknee
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Light, easy, breezy escapist literature needed STAT!

What do you recommend?!

Redwritinghood Something by Jenny Colgan 9mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Fun, and she doesn‘t particularly like humans either.... 😉 9mo
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Reggie You‘ll laugh your *** off with this one. 9mo
hermyknee @Redwritinghood @xicanti I‘ve never read anything by Jenny Colgan, but I know people love her! Thanks for the recs! @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @SW-T double recommendation?! Alright then, this one is definitely on my “I need a pick me up RIGHT NOW” list! Thanks! @Reggie this sounds right up my alley! Thank you! 9mo
Lauram I‘m with @Reggie I finished Josh and Hazel today 9mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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I'd like to know if any of you have books that they would seriously like me to look into to read and review.
Any recommendations guys? 😃
#Recommendsday

imperfect1989 Night film by Marissa Pessil is really good also, lilac girls by Matha Hall Kelly x 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @imperfect1989 stacked ✔️ 11mo
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TheReadingMermaid @BookNerd9906 stacked ✔️ 11mo
Literary_Siren I‘m currently reading this trilogy and it‘s amazing! 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @4thhouseontheleft your first recommendation and last recommendation have been stacked. I own A Discovery of Witches and it is on my TBR list. I have read Dracula 😁 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @Literary_Siren I will have to look into that trilogy 🤗 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @TK421 stacked ✔️✔️ 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @4thhouseontheleft upon reflection however, I have not yet done a review on Dracula have I? Perhaps it is due for a reread and a proper review. 😊 11mo
4thhouseontheleft My absolute favorite edition of Dracula is the Folio edition. 😃 11mo
4thhouseontheleft I realized I tagged Bruja Born, which is the 2nd in the series. The first one is 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @4thhouseontheleft yes I saw that. I will have to look into the series, but it seems very interesting. 11mo
jessinikkip This is one of my top books Ive enjoyed over the years 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @jessinikkip I have already read and reviewed that one sweetie 😘 11mo
jessinikkip Aww I didnt see it, Ill have to check again later 11mo
Andrew65 From your TBR A Discovery of Witches. I own this and keep meaning to read it! 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 I know I really have to read this one. It's been on my TBR list for forever 😩 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 maybe we should read it together next month. Just you and me 🤗 what do you think? 11mo
Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid Sounds like a plan. I‘d be up for it! 11mo
Christyco125 This has been on my TBR for a while. 11mo
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Callemarie
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Going back to my favorite podcast. I had taken a break due to my obsession with my favorite murder, but now I'm back to listen to more recommendations from our friends rebecca and @Liberty #allthebooks @bookriot if you are looking for great recommendations on books I HIGHLY recommend this podcast. Rebecca and liberty are delightful and provide some great recommendations

LMJenkins Just downloaded, thanks! 11mo
sophierayton So funny. I am literally listening to this podcast RIGHT NOW while scrolling through and liking Litsy posts. Yay for All The Books and Liberty Hardy! 11mo
Reggie I love Jen and Amanda. 11mo
ashley_gilman My Favorite Murder is my FAVORITE!!! 11mo
Pricel101 Love Podcasts! Saw My Favorite Murder taped live & LOVED it! @bookriot is my go-to place for book recos 📖 🎧 11mo
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shadowspeak17
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Does anyone have any recommendations for good graphic novels appropriate for 11 year old girls? Thanks in advance! 😁 #lookingforrecommendations #graphicnovels

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Not my genre, but I've seen Baby Sitters Club books in graphic novel version. I loved those books when I was around that age. 🤷‍♀️ 12mo
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4thhouseontheleft My 11 yr old likes Amulet, LumberJane‘s, and Raina Telgemeier. 12mo
4thhouseontheleft Everything @BookishTrish recommended too! Also 12mo
kgriffith I‘d have to reread but you can take a look, perhaps it‘d be age-appropriate and also have adult themes that the reader would pick up on later? Don‘t recall how expressly they‘re included. 12mo
BookishTrish Anytime! 12mo
4thhouseontheleft @shadowspeak17 Happy to help! My daughter reads a TON of graphic novels. 😃 12mo
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KatieCarpenter

Also, I need some good fall/ thriller/ spooky books! I love Coraline, and murder mysteries. I have to admit I wasn‘t super impressed with It, so no King recs, please :)

Clare-Dragonfly Have you read any Shirley Jackson? 1y
KatieCarpenter @Clare-Dragonfly nope! 1y
Clare-Dragonfly We Have Always Lived in the Castle and The Haunting of Hill House are both great fall/spooky books! 1y
KatieCarpenter @Clare-Dragonfly awesome! Hill house is on my tbr :) 1y
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ashley_o13
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Thanks in advance 😁📖📚

That-Bookish-Hiker If you like slow burn romance where the couple is fired a before they are romantic than anything by Mariana Zapata is great! 1y
AsYouWish Superstitious by R.L. Stine is pretty good. I also love the Vampire Academy series. Slow Burn by Julie Garwood or actually anything by Julie Garwood. She writes historical romance and contemporary romance/mysteryish books. 1y
ashley_o13 @That-Bookish-Hiker I'll check her out !! Thanks !! 😁 (edited) 1y
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ashley_o13 @AsYouWish I actually have superstitious and the vampire academy series in my cart on thrift books 😂. And I'll check out slow burn !! 😁 Thanks 1y
Trollkonstnaren Fiction or non-fiction? I read more from fiction so here we go 😊 In a deep deep woods was exciting crime/horror. And one of my current reads is John Cabbal the Necromancer (also crime/horror). I can recommend both as they have a dark tune to keep you hooked every moment. 1y
Trollkonstnaren And then there is The Baztan trilogy. It combines crime solving and mytology very intensively and gives a nice twist for traditional crime genre. 1y
ashley_o13 @Trollkonstnaren yes I love fiction! And thanks for the recommendations. Question in the deep deep woods. Did you mean in the dark dark woods by Ruth Ware or is it something different? I have that on my bookshelf and have been pushing it off because I hated the Lying Game by her lol. Baztan trilogy sounds interesting I'll check them out 😁 1y
Trollkonstnaren Yes, that one ☺️ My (translation) mistake, but great that you pointed out the right book 😊 And Baztan trilogy is great! I read them very fast because the story kept a tight hold on me. 1y
ashley_o13 @Trollkonstnaren That's fine 😁😁 and Im going to put the Baztan Triology in my cart on Amazon now for my next order 🤗 1y
rather_be_reading have u read everything by emily giffin? 1y
ashley_o13 @rather_be_reading no I haven't I'll check it out 🤗 1y
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RachelAmphlett
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Littens, can you help me please? I‘d really like to read some modern locked room mysteries. I have the following lined up, but what else would you suggest?

PD James, The Lighthouse
Jeffery Deaver, The Vanished Man
Sjowall & Wahloo, The Locked Room

#whattoread #nextread

tif Have you read Why Didn't They Ask Evans or Murder in Mesopotamia both by Agatha Christie? 1y
butterbeerheist The mystery of the yellow room by Gaston Leroux 1y
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KJHowe An interesting variation is A-List by Lyle 1y
andrew61 I recently read the fifth in the sean duffy series which are set in 1980s belfast - this was a modernish setting of locked room story. 1y
RachelAmphlett @julesG thank you! 1y
RachelAmphlett @tif I haven‘t, thank you 1y
RachelAmphlett @KJHowe awesome, thank you! 1y
RachelAmphlett @andrew61 I saw that one on a Goodreads list - thank you! 1y
tif @RachelAmphlett no probs :) 1y
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crhealey
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When a friend asks you for book recs... #recommendsday #typosgalore 😂😂😂

Nute Love this conversation! 1y
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MelissaSue81
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I‘m looking for my next audiobook. Anything that‘s especially great on Audio, or has an amazing Narrator?

ReadingEnvy If you like thrillers, this one is amazing in audio 1y
ReadingEnvy Literary international fiction rec 1y
Karkar This was great on audio 1y
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa Fiction, try Lorelei King (narrator) she‘s great with the Charley Davidson series. The first book is 1y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Also Luke Daniels is a great narrator. Try the Iron Druid series, first book 1y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa And if you like Star Wars, you have to try Ian Doescher‘s William Shakespeare‘s Star Wars, they are read by a full cast and I found them highly enjoyable. 1y
ReadZenRites I really liked the historical fiction 1y
WhiskeyMistress If you like YA fantasy, Sabriel is narrated by the incomparable Tim Curry. 1y
KGlibrarian I have yet to listen to an audio book but I‘ve heard that Call Me By Your Name, narrated by Armie Hammer, is great. 1y
thereadingowlvina I just finished Brain On Fire narrated by Heather Henderson. Love it! I also enjoy narration by Sarah Zimmerman and David Timson 😁 1y
5280reader I‘m really enjoying listening to The Book Thief! 1y
MelissaSue81 Oh my goodness! So many good recommendations! I have read Born a Crime (I think I‘d have liked that better on audio). Call Me By Your Name was available, so I downloaded that! Thanks all! 1y
lildeb_8 I listened to My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece. David Tennant reads it. Anything Neil Gaiman writes he does thw audio for also. He has the coolest voice! 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage I loved the narrator and and story of 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage And I‘ll add to the votes for Born a Crime. I guffawed on the second listen just as many times as the first. Plus he addresses apartheid both intelligently and uniquely. 1y
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emily_m_tubb
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Hello lovely littens, could you please help me? 😄
I am looking for recommendations... I love fantasy/YA books, but I'm getting tired of them turning into long series... Do you know of any standalones or maybe completed duologies?
Thank you so much in advance 💖💖💖

Riveted_Reader_Melissa This is a complete Dueology 2y
julesG I'm afraid, I know lots of trilogies. 2y
julesG A dueology that's more YA/dystopia 2y
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julesG And I haven't had a look at what you've read already. This trilogy is also good 2y
ScorpioBookDreams This is a stand-alone 2y
ScorpioBookDreams Anything by Maggie Stiefvater too. The Raven Cycle is finished at four books or I love the Scorpio Races. 2y
mom2bugnbee is a trilogy, I believe. 2y
cathysaid While it's not technically YA, Rabbit Cake is narrated by a quirky 12-year-old named Elvis. Her mother has died and her family is falling apart, but Elvis brings some humorous and honest perspective to the events that follow. 2y
LibrarianRyan Standalone needs a sequel but says it's a standalone. 2y
ScorpioBookDreams This is an amazing trilogy 2y
Laalaleighh Anything by France‘s hardinge 2y
Laalaleighh That‘s mostly all I‘ve got off the top of my head. 2y
Laalaleighh @BooksTeasAndBookishThings any recommendations? 2y
BooksTeasAndBookishThings A short and fun duology I plan on revisiting often is 2y
BooksTeasAndBookishThings And the Grisha Trilogy also has a side duology with 2y
BooksTeasAndBookishThings You can read them alone, but better if you read the trilogy first. 2y
BooksTeasAndBookishThings @Laalaleighh I just discovered Holly Black so I will be adding that one to my list 😘 2y
Laalaleighh I also second rebel of the sands as a trilogy @ScorpioBookDreams in fact my bf that barely even reads just devoured it. 2y
ScorpioBookDreams @Laalaleighh that‘s brilliant! It was such a good series. 2y
emily_m_tubb @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @julesG @Wanderingwithwords @WeeWeegieBookworm @ScorpioBookDreams @mom2bugnbee @cathysaid @LibrarianRyan @Laalaleighh @BooksTeasAndBookishThings Thank you all for the recommendations 😄 I have written them all down and will be going book shopping very soon 💖💖💖 2y
julesG I think my TBR has just grown, thanks to @LibrarianRyan, @scorpiobookdreams and @Laalaleighh - so many books I had not put onto my TBR yet. 🙈 2y
cathysaid Tagging @iheartya and @ItsAngel because there might be some in this post they haven't read! 😘 2y
GarthRanzz The only one I can think of that‘s worth it actually has book four coming out in July with book five soon after. But the series is really good! 2y
IheartYA Really good! 2y
IheartYA Good and different! 2y
IheartYA Love this author. 2y
IheartYA Read recently. 2y
IheartYA A few series or duologies which are complete... Monsters of Verity, Mara Dyer, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, the Girl from the Well. 2y
emily_m_tubb @GarthRanzz @IheartYA Thank you! 😄 I've written those down as well 💖 2y
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Jadams1776
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ValkyrieAndHerBooks What age range are we talking about? 2y
BookishMe I find Alan Cumming a compelling narrator! 2y
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Jadams1776 @ValkyrieAndHerBooks I‘m mostly looking for myself, but my 10 year old niece wants to start listening to audiobooks, so I‘d take recommendations for her as well. 2y
Jadams1776 @BookishMe I‘ll look into him 😊 2y
Jadams1776 @Crystalblu yep, I‘m adding that to my list! 2y
ValkyrieAndHerBooks And my favorite audio fantasy to listen to is (edited) 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 Agatha Christie BBC radio broadcasts are awesome 2y
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bobregina
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The best recommendation!

Kaye Thanks 👍 2y
JoScho You know CJ Tudor must be pumped!!! 2y
RaimeyGallant On my list. :) 2y
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LauraBeth
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sprainedbrain 😂😂😂 2y
MarriedtoMrT Yup! 2y
batsy Too real 😂 2y
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GripLitGrl 😂😂 2y
Bookzombie 😂😂 2y
DGRachel 😂🤣😂🤣😂 2y
Faibka Love this! Ok.. maybe not.. lol! 2y
Suet624 I‘m always scared when people stack a book I liked. Gulp. What if they dislike it???? 2y
Izai.Amorim 😂😂😂 2y
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Aloisi_tribe
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I want to read more biographies this year and I‘m looking for recommendations; specifically biographies about Freddy Mercury and the Kennedys. I‘d also like to know your favorite biographies.

Tamra McCullough‘s biography on Truman is also good. But, Adams is the better. (edited) 2y
Kaye This was quite interesting. Read it many years ago, but out in Kindle now. 2y
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Kaye Very well written autobiography about Ted Kennedy. I wanted to know how he got through so many tragedies in life and kept on getting out of bed every day to go to work and help others. (edited) 2y
Aloisi_tribe @Tamra John Adams is not only one of the best biographies I‘ve read, it‘s one of the best books I‘ve read period. I have a copy of Truman waiting on my TBR shelf. Thanks for the recommendations! 2y
Aloisi_tribe @Kaye I‘ll have to look for those. There are so many Kennedy books out there, I had no clue where to start. 2y
Kaye Yes, I do believe a person could spend years reading books just about the Kennedys. I liked the 2 I mentioned because I wondered how the mom and brother got through so much grief . Quite an interesting family. @Aloisi_tribe 2y
Tamra @Aloisi_tribe yes! It was the first Bio I truly enjoyed. Memorable reading experience! 2y
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DGRachel
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Calling all Sci-Fi Littens! I‘ve never read anything by Ursula K. LeGuin and obviously I need to correct that. Where should I begin?

DivineDiana Following. 📚 2y
Knightingale Probably start with Left Hand of Darkness. She had such a large body of work that it‘s hard to say which direction to go from there. 2y
pilardib I read The dispossessed and liked it. Hope that helps 2y
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Melissa_J I‘m glad you asked this question because I‘ve never read any of her work either and was just wondering where to start. 2y
Librarianaut Ditto what @ForeverNerdy said... 2y
Bibliogeekery The Dispossessed is my favourite 2y
rwmg It depends what you like. My favourite short story is "Semley's Necklace", which is also a prologue to "Rocannon's World". It's hard to beat for sheer mythic beauty. Some say "The Word for World is Forest" was the inspiration for the film Avatar. For an exploration of political ideas, I would go for "The Dispossessed", and for ideas on gender "The Left Hand of Darkness". 2y
tournevis All of the above, but also 2y
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Skeebies05
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Hiya! Do can any of you recommend any adult ( no YA please. I like YA I‘m just burnt out) SFI/Fantasy that maybe have some romance and action that are newer? I was thinking this decade. I figured it‘s 2018 ( almost) and I should branch out to kick start a better reading year! Thanks!

Natasha.C.Barnes This sounds interesting...I'm going to keep an eye on these recommendations! 2y
Skeebies05 @sprainedbrain Nope! I‘ll look for it today! 2y
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Kalalalatja
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I need help! After being inspired by a post by @Cinfhen I wanted to make my own reading challenge based on recommendations from other littens!

So post your must-read-book, (new, old, any genre) down below, and I will compile a list of the 25 books I want to read the most from your recommendations. I will also make a spread sheet with all the recommendations, if anyone else wants to make their own list.

#whatshouldIread2018

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RaimeyGallant Tag me when you make the list if you remember. :) 2y
Tamra What a great idea! Will you please post your list so I can follow?? 2y
batsy Some witchy #spinsterlit 😀 2y
TheKidUpstairs (The other Outlander, not the Gabaldon) 2y
Ashley_Nicoletto This is such a great idea! 2y
Librarybelle What a fun idea! Here‘s one: 2y
Cinfhen Love this!!! But I have so many to suggest!!!! Ok first 2y
Cinfhen Keep me posted on the process!!!!! 2y
Kalalalatja @RaimeyGallant @Tamra @cathysaid @Ashley_Nicoletto @Librarybelle @Cinfhen I will be sure to tag you all when I post my list and the complete recommendation spread sheet 👍 2y
Tamra @Kalalalatja thank you! 2y
Ashley_Nicoletto Thank you! 2y
BookwormAHN Please tag me also. I love a good book list! 2y
Bianca Please tag me as well! This is such a great idea. 2y
MeganAnn Please tag me as well! Littens give the best book recommendations. I recommend 2y
Kalalalatja @MeganAnn @Bianca @BookwormAHN I'm gonna tag you all! 👍 2y
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Jadams1776
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I need your help, fellow #Littens. The last couple of books I've read have been heavy and downright depressing. Does anybody have a recommendation for a light, happy, fun, get-me-out-of-this-funk read? Fiction, non-fiction, YA, middle grade, graphic novel, whatever is fine. I just need a change of pace. Thanks!

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HeatherBookNerd I immediately thought of 2y
britt_brooke @HeatherBookNerd I just finished it recently. So good! #greatminds 💚 2y
HeatherBookNerd @britt_brooke great minds think alike, huh? 2y
bookish_wookish You can never go wrong with a cozy!! 2y
Jadams1776 Thanks everyone. I put a hold on 2y
Jadams1776 Unfortunately my library doesn't have most of the others, but i definitely keep an eye out for them 2y
Sace I've really enjoyed the Princess Jellyfish #manga 2y
Sace Woot! 2y
melissajayne I find reading Christmas books gets me out of a reading funk. 2y
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I‘m looking for recommendations for memoirs dealing with memory loss. Alzheimer‘s disease, dementia, any variety of causes. I‘m currently writing about my grandmother who had Alzheimer‘s while dealing with memory issues of my own, and I‘ve become fascinated with the topic of how different people deal with the idea of losing part of themselves through faded memories. Please and thank you.

Sills I would recommend "Brain Rules for Aging Well". Loads of information? 2y
Kpiper Thank you! 2y
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I‘ve got Amazon and Barnes & Noble gift cards waiting to be spent. What‘s the best book you‘ve read all year? (Just to make it difficult, you can only choose one!)

Tamra Collection of short stories. 2y
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DarcysMom That is hard, limiting it to one book. I am going with 2y
Moray_Reads This is so tough (not least because I've read 332 so far) but I have to say 2y
erinreads @Moray_Reads 332? WOW. You‘re my hero! And also, I read this a couple of months ago, but need to add more Ali Smith to my TBR. 2y
erinreads @HeatherBookNerd One of my favorite books ever! Great taste! 👌🏻 2y
silentrequiem The March trilogy by John Lewis. If you've already read that, then Eliza and her Monsters. 2y
erinreads @silentrequiem I‘ve read both! Also I have Akata Witch in my shopping cart! 2y
silentrequiem @erinreads I know you've read Evelyn Hugo already. So The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson? 2y
erinreads @silentrequiem Loved Evelyn Hugo! And yes, one I haven‘t read! Adding it now. 2y
silentrequiem @erinreads Hooray! I guess we have similar book tastes. 2y
JulAnna The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss 2y
Lizpixie So so many good ones, I've read 157 full novels so far, but if I had to pick one it'd be 2y
tjwill I looked back at my Goodreads, and I realize I‘ve had a lot of 5-Star reads this year. I‘ll recommend one that I haven‘t seen many people post about, but you would like if you like poetic prose and post-apocalyptic-ish survival: (edited) 2y
mrozzz Arrgghh, I'll go with 2y
Cathythoughts Secret History, Donna Tartt 2y
Hooked_on_books Oh no, this is so hard! I loved Pachinko, but I think I have to go with 2y
KellyK If I can only choose one I'd say A Little Life. 2y
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britt_brooke
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Some are static, some aren‘t. #10AuthorRecommendatios @JoeStalksBeck

Ms_T 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
JoeStalksBeck Love! I need to check out some of those authors! 2y
britt_brooke @JoeStalksBeck Great list idea. 👍🏻👍🏻 2y
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JoeStalksBeck Thanks! 2y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Suet624 Love this list. I've enjoyed reading many of these authors. 2y
Reviewsbylola Love Augusten Burroughs! 2y
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erinreads
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Can anyone recommend any books published in the above years? These are the only years I'm missing from the 2000s, so now I want to finish out the year with reading a book from every year for the past 17 years. #recommendsday

valeriegeary Lovely Bones was 2002 if you haven't read it yet. 2y
erinreads @valeriegeary I actually haven't read that yet. Thanks! ☺️ 2y
Natasha.C.Barnes I believe this was published in 2007! 2y
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erinreads @Natasha.C.Barnes @tjwill I've read and loved both of those already. But thanks for the suggestions! 😎 2y
silentrequiem Also 2007 2y
silentrequiem Also 2003 2y
silentrequiem Sorry for the spam. I keep missing your posts in the feed somehow! 2y
erinreads @silentrequiem you're definitely my favorite person! 😘 So much to add to my list! 2y
silentrequiem 😚 back! 2y
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Jadams1776
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Good morning, #Littens!!!

I'm putting together a TBR for October and I was wondering if anybody had any good spooky (but not too spooky -- I'm a bit of a wimp) recommendations?
I've already added Sleepy Hollow and Broken Monsters. I also love true ghost stories.

Can't wait to hear what you've got.
#spookyreads #recommendations #tbr #october #ghoststories #scary #spooky

Jadams1776 @kyraleseberg Sounds good! Thanks!!! 2y
rubyslippersreads Recently back in print, 2y
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Jadams1776 @rubyslippersreads I'll have to look into that one. Thanks!!! 2y
Mommamanzi Every year my son and I pop in our cassette tape from when I was little and listen to it while looking at a picture book. Love it! 2y
RadicalReader @Jadams1776 absolutely gorgeous book cover 2y
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Littens!! I need your help. I very recently started listening to audiobooks on my commute (kinda helps to keep my hands free when I'm jammed up on strangers on the L train 😂) but I'm a total newbie. Started with Born a Crime (loved) and just finished Waking Gods. Now I'm totally lost as to what to pick next.

Can you give me some audio recommendations?!

12parsecs I'm listening to The Fifth Season right now, and I'm so glad I chose to listen instead of read! It's soooo detailed and would be quite a chunky read, but this the voices for each character it's easier to follow the story line 😜 2y
GarthRanzz Ready Player One is a great listen. If you like GoT those will take you a year to get through! 2y
UwannaPublishme I listen to mostly memoirs. If that's your thing: I'm listening to Tippi (Hedren) now and also enjoyed: 2y
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Amie When I started listening to audiobooks I found nonfiction to be the easiest to follow until I got used to them. I also see The Serpent King and Etiquette and Espionage on your TBR stack and I liked both of those on audio. 2y
swishandflick @12parsecs Sweet! That's actually already on my TBR so I'll have to check it out! Thanks!! 2y
JenP @mjdowens ooh, that's a great audio! 2y
swishandflick @GarthRanzz I love Ready Player One!! Could probably go for a re-read 🤔 2y
JenP I love anything narrated by Neil Gaiman. Generally his books are hit or miss with me but even the ones I would like if I read them are made awesome by his narration 2y
CaliforniaCay Aziz ansari's modern romance - made me laugh out loud many times when I used to commute 😂 2y
swishandflick @UwannaPublishme @amie Thanks!! Nonfiction/memoirs might be the way to go - I had no trouble at all following Trevor Noah. I also don't read enough nonfiction as it is so maybe this is the way I fill that void on my TBR 😄 Thank you for your suggestions! 2y
swishandflick @mjdowens @JenP Gahh, love Ove!! If only I hadnt so recently read it. I'll still put it on my list, maybe for a re-read/listen at some point 😄 2y
Kris10 I listened to all the Robert Galbraith books (Cormoran Strike series) on audio and loved them, even after bailing on the print version twice. It's super long, but I also finished 11/22/63 not long ago and loved it too. 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Al Franken's new book is great - he does a great job narrating. I've listened to most of the Kinsey Millhone books by Sue Grafton on audio. Great narrator and easy reads. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon is amazing on audio - great narrator. 2y
MarriedtoMrT Can't recommend the audio for Shadowshaper enough. Awesome narrator! 2y
JenReadsAlot I do nonfiction on audio. Really enjoyed Modern Romance and Bossy Pants. Many others if you like nonfiction let me know! 2y
Iindseyo One of my go-to's is The Rook. Set in an alternate London, a woman wakes up with no memory and has to figure out who she is. Turns out she works at a Ministry of Magic type org where hijinks ensue. 😊 Fun fish-out-of-water antics and a great British accent from the narrator! 2y
swishandflick @JenReadsAlot Yes! I'm thinking that nonfiction could be my audio niche (I really really enjoyed Born a Crime). Have you listened to Kevin Hart's new book? I'm beginning to gravitate towards that. 2y
JenReadsAlot Born a Crime was great! I have not done Kevin Hart so let me know what you think! 2y
bookishkris The mystery series by Julia Spencer Fleming, starting with 2y
bookishkris And also the Kate Martinelli series by Laurie R King, starting with 2y
swishandflick @bookishkris Thank you!! These look great. Outlander is one of my all-time favorite series and i've heard such great things about the audio but the 30-hour part scares me a bit! Still, could be awesome to experience them in a new way 😄 2y
Clwojick If you like creepy mysteries, I loved the audiobook (edited) 2y
Clwojick Or for something more fun and easy going, I laughed all the way thru 2y
BrittanyReads I'm also currently listening to this. I literally find myself laughing out loud while I run. 😂 2y
tjramsey75 Ready Player One narrated by Will Wheaton. Amazing. Also liked Every Heart a Doorway, Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Americanah and The Unseen World (edited) 2y
heikemarie I love any memoir read by the author. So Mindy Kaling, Felicia Day, Carrie Fisher, Marcus Samuelsson are all great by me! 2y
L_auren Agree with any memior read by author as well as ready player one. Adding (edited) 2y
Bluebird Lots of great recommendations above! After glancing at your to read list, I recommend Age of Myth by Michael Sullivan. I've read many of his other books on audio and loved them. Tim Gerard Reynolds is great! 2y
Birdsong28 Get the audible daily deal so you can see different books each day for a really good price. 📖📚 2y
swishandflick @Birdsong28 Great tip, thank you!!! I didn't even know that was a thing 😄 2y
swishandflick @BBL4nkensh1p @inwhichHeikereadsharder @L_auren @Clwojick Thanks! I'm leaning towards starting with memoirs on audio, so this is super helpful! 😄 (edited) 2y
Kboltz Try The Sound of Gravel, true story about growing up in a Mormon sect 2y
jaimeisbionic I've enjoyed several David Sedaris and Neil Gaiman audiobooks. 2y
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BookFreakOut
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My face when my mom says she doesn't have anything to read BUT SHE DIDN'T EVEN ASK ME. #betrayal

Lwiesman 😂 2y
398.2 Hahahahaha adorable 2y
MrBook 😂👏🏻 2y
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merelybookish
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Hey Mystery-Loving Littens, I'm looking for recommendations for somewhat under-the-radar, fun mystery books. On the cozy side.
A good friend has been diagnosed with cancer ?( a "treatable" kind) so she should be okay but still...
She likes mysteries (huge Murder She Wrote fan) but doesn't read them a ton.
Any suggestions are welcome. Beyond the obvious, I'm clueless.
Thank you!

queerbookreader MY GAME okay I made the tag #ilovecozies so check that out and see if any jump out at you 2y
queerbookreader Are you looking for a specific theme cozy? Like culinary cozy, paranormal cozy, historical mystery cozy, etc? 2y
Jess_Read_This @Verity Just recommended a "cozy" series that I thought looked good-The Max Tudor books. I just ordered the first one from the library. (edited) 2y
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queerbookreader Here's the first in my all time favorite series. It's about a woman who owns a Coffeeshop in New York 2y
queerbookreader Here's a fun paranormal one that isn't a bazillion books long 2y
queerbookreader Here's one about an antique shop owner in New England that I've liked 2y
Jess_Read_This I thought this was a fun read about a woman who owns a Sherlock Holmes fan store and yet isn't a fan of the sleuth. She uses deductive reasoning and is very Sherlock like. 2y
queerbookreader A good series about BOOKS!! 2y
queerbookreader @Jess_Read_This I've heard that second series is good! 2y
RealLifeReading I love Laurie R King's Mary Russell series (she becomes Sherlock Holmes' protege) starting w 2y
Jess_Read_This @lemonlime799 I just stacked Homicide in Hardcover, that one sounds good! Elementary was a fun read- I'm definitely going to read her second book. (edited) 2y
vivastory I'm sorry to hear about your friend 2y
queerbookreader @Jess_Read_This I've got at least 5 more bookish themed cozies if you're interested 2y
queerbookreader If you'd like to just peruse my cozy shelf on goodreads, look me up @ lemonlime799 2y
Owlizabeth I'm a fan of these cozies featuring a book editor as the main character. 2y
LauraBrook I know they're not "traditional" cozies in some ways, but the Flavia de Luce series by Alan Bradley is totally fantastic. You're a good friend for helping her find nice things to distract her worried brain. ? 2y
Jess_Read_This I also wanted to add that I'm sorry to hear your friend. Sending healing thoughts her way. 2y
megt I'm a fan of Sarah Graves' Home Repair is Homicide series. The first in the series is 2y
Librarybelle I really enjoy the Lighthouse Library mystery series by Eva Gates (pen name of Vicki Delaney). A librarian who lives in a lighthouse that is also the town's library. Fun reads! The first is 2y
Librarybelle And best wishes to your friend! 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Lorna Barrett (Booktown mystery series). First in the series 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Rhys Bowen (The Royal Spyness series). First book 2y
Smangela And I mean the Stephanie Plum series are hilarious 2y
Smangela And the Heather Wells series 2y
Smangela Thinking of your friend and you ❤️❤️ 2y
Dragon I like this Australian sleuth 2y
Dragon And for historical fun try Elizabeth Peters books (edited) 2y
drokka A couple for you 2y
merelybookish @lemonlime799 Thank you! Will check out tag. No nothing specific. As long as it's witty and clever, I think she'd enjoy 2y
merelybookish @lemonlime799 All these recommendations sound great! Thank you again!! 2y
merelybookish @Jess_Read_This Cool! Thank you! 2y
merelybookish @RealLifeReading Great! Thank you! 2y
merelybookish @vivastory Thank you... May be in KC for a visit in July. 2y
vivastory @merelybookish Really? Let me know. Maybe we can meet at b & n on the plaza. 2y
merelybookish @vivastory Yes, I thought maybe we could try to meet. Will let you know! 2y
merelybookish @Owlizabeth Dream job+ mystery. Sounds great! 2y
vivastory @merelybookish Sounds good! 2y
merelybookish @LauraBrook I had forgotten Flavia! And thank you. Feeling a bit helpless... 2y
merelybookish @megt Fun title! Thank you. 2y
merelybookish @Librarybelle Sounds great! And thank you! 2y
merelybookish @erzascarletbookgasm Awesome. Thanks so much! 2y
merelybookish @Smangela These are great. Cozy mysteries have the best titles! And thanks. 2y
merelybookish @Dragon Thank you! 2y
merelybookish @drokka Thanks. I will check these out! 2y
WanderingBookaneer @ReadingOver50 : This sounds right up your alley. 2y
Verity Some fab recommendations here already. @Jess_Read_This tagged me earlier for mentioning Max Tudor and it got me thinking too. I love Donna Andrews Meg Langslow books which are not necessarily under the radar but a good long series which might be good if there's a lot of time to fill. I've tagged the first one. 2y
Verity I also really liked the Mitchell and Markby series when I read it a few years back, which is older and may be more under the radar. Ex diplomat and a policeman. I've tagged the first one but iirc the series is a bit of a slow starter. (edited) 2y
Lindy Best wishes to your friend. My recommendation isn't under the radar, but how about something from this series: 2y
batsy I'm sorry about your friend and wish her all the best. Deanna Raybourn's Lady Julia Grey series are fun, witty mysteries 2y
batsy I will also have to mention Sarah Caudwell again, the books are epitome of wit 2y
batsy Stephanie Barron has a series featuring Jane Austen as the sleuth, sounds like it can go very wrong but they're actually quite good. Oooh, and Dorothy Sayers and Josephine Tey ❤️ 2y
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KirstieE
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GAME TIME
Really simple: comment below a random word, and I'll give you a book recommendation based on that word 📖😁
I'm a little bored and I saw Jesse uploaded a new video and I thought I'd try it here, it looks so fun ! #Bookrecomendations

BookishBeth Happiness! 😃 3y
Texreader Weary 3y
KirstieE @BookishBeth The only feeling I had while reading this cute YA contemporary! 3y
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KirstieE @Texreader I loved this book so much, and it was the first one I thought of ! 3y
BookishJess Anticipation 3y
KirstieE @BookishJess I had a hard time putting this down, cliff hanger at the end of almost every chapter ! 3y
Texreader @KirstieE Well I certainly enjoyed the movie! This was fun!!! Great idea! You rock!! 3y
BookishBeth YA is my guilty pleasure! I will check it out! Thanks! 3y
KirstieE @Texreader @BookishBeth you're welcome ! Enjoy ☺️ 3y
thegirlwiththebookishcandle Thanks @KirstieE I've read that one, good book! 3y
KirstieE @UnidragonFrag definitely this book! 3y
UnidragonFrag Not what I was expecting 😂 I have that on my TBR list! 3y
KirstieE @UnidragonFrag 😂 I don't know why it was the first one I thought, but when you read it , it'll make sense ! 😊 3y
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queerbookreader

Any books *by Muslims* about Ramadan and/or Islamic holidays in general? (not by white western Christians thank you) #islam #religiousbooks

BestOfFates I sadly only know kids books (will try to think if I can come up with some thing for adults!) but Lailah's Lunchbox by Reem Faruqi about Ramadan & Going to Mecca about the Hajj by Na'ima B Robert (she's young adult and has lots of books if interested) & The Best Eid Ever by Asma Mobin-Uddin. 3y
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queerbookreader

Ooooooh also: any queer wlw recs for paranormal books? I desperately want to read books about witches who fall in love with each other and it's fluffy and cute and they poof up flowers and have magical date nights omg 💛💛💛💛 #thanks #queerbooks

rachelm Have you read ? 3y
rachelm It's m/m, vampire and magic 3y
rachelm Oh damn sorry! Just saw f/f request specifics 3y
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kricheal http://bookriot.com/?p=120618 I found this on fb, don't know if it's what your looking for 😊 3y
queerbookreader @kricheal I'll check it out!! Thanks @rachelm thanks for the enthusiasm anyways, I'm sure it's an awesome book! 3y
kricheal Either yesterday or today🤔(can't remember which) book riot's fb had a top 100 YA LGBTQIA...but I didn't check to see if any of those were sad or not 3y
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queerbookreader

THROW ME RECS PLS. Specifically for queer wlw fantasy, sci-fi, romance, mystery, historical fiction, YA (not sad everybody dies YA, like happy shit please). I want to get back into reading fiction because I'm getting a little bored with my ~only comics and nonfic phase~, but I want to read queer fic stuff. Boys are gross. Give me ladies who love each other pls. Thank you times a billion 💞 #queerbooks

Yamich49 Ooooo so many good ones out there. Let me think.... 3y
Yamich49 Fantastic bi protagonist YA story. 3y
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Yamich49 Kickass super hero story 3y
Yamich49 Another kickass super hero story. Sorry is this all too close to comics? 😆 3y
Yamich49 Adorable wlw fantasy romance story 3y
Yamich49 Wacky wlw sci fi 3y
silentrequiem Not on Litsy, but I loved The Tea Machine by Gill McKnight. There are giant space squid, steampunk Roman Empire, and time traveling lesbians. It's super fun. Unfortunately there's no book 2 yet and it ends on a cliffhanger. 3y
silentrequiem Also this one. 3y
bookwrm526 This one has a queer w/w couple as secondary characters, and there's a novella after this called Ghost Girl in the Corner that focuses on that couple 3y
moranadatter It's a dystopia, but the tone is light and funny. Edit: @Yamich49 beat me to it so seconding the rec for (edited) 3y
moranadatter Also, this has been on my TBR forever. If you beat me to it, let me know if it is good: 3y
queerbookreader @Hooked_on_books @Yamich49 @silentrequiem @TobeyTheScavengerMonk @bookwrm526 @moranadatter Thank you all so much for you recs!! I am eternally grateful from the bottom of my gay, gay heart 3y
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Book rec request: indigenous nonfiction, please. Especially books by/about native women, and indigenous perspectives on American history. (preferably written by natives, because we should all have serious trust issues with non-natives writing about indigenous history & perspectives.)Trying to make a much bigger effort to read indigenous perspectives. Thank you!!!! 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜

Melissa_J While not about or by a native woman, I recommend Thomas King's 3y
drokka This is a fiction, but written by a Native anthropologist who worked under Frank Boaz (so loads of controversy there) and was finally published posthumously. It gives insight into conditions in Sioux communities at the time. It covers things such as community, healing, gender roles. 3y
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teebe Anything by Winona LaDuke or Joy Harjo. 3y
Hooked_on_books I haven't actually read this one, but her novel Ceremony is amazing and this is supposed to be really good: 3y
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Hi darlings. I'm looking for queer history book recs. I've got a few I'm going to buy on Amazon (tagged in comments) but I'm looking for lots more. Particularly books that feature queer women plz. Thanks so much for creating a community on here where I actually feel comfortable enough to publicly ask about queer subjects. 💛💛💛💛💛💛💛

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#marchintoreading Day22: #awesomeaudiobooks
I don't listen to audiobooks, but I've been curious about them lately. I'd love to hear your recommendations!
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LindsayReads I recommend anything Bahni Turpin reads! 3y
Lindy I second what @LindsayReads said: Bahni Turpin ❤️. Also, look for narrator Robin Miles. 3y
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Chelsea.Poole One of the first audiobooks I remember loving is 3y
HippieChickHomeschool I have to third @LindsayReads and @Lindy Bahni Turpin is fabulous. Comedians reading their own books are what I usually suggest to first timers. My all time favorite listen is 3y
Lindy @HippieChickHomeschool Funny people reading their own work: a big yes! Which reminds me to recommend 3y
sammisho Anything by Neil Gaiman! He reads his own books and his voice is dreamy! 😍 3y
diovival @LindsayReads @Lindy @Matilda @Chelsea.Poole @HippieChickHomeschool @sammisho Thank you all! I am loving all the recommendations! I'll be sure to report back how my audio adventures go. 3y
CouronneDhiver Everyone seems to enjoy Trevor Noah's audiobook: 3y
diovival @CouronneDhiver I noticed that too. I think my library may have the audio copy. 3y
CouronneDhiver @diovival I loved it too, but I read the book instead of checking out the audio 3y
Hooked_on_books Ditto @CouronneDhiver - great audio. I also loved Tina Fey reading Bossypants. And this was a recent great listen: 3y
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