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The Bear and the Nightingale
The Bear and the Nightingale | Katherine Arden
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kradebaugh
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This National Bestseller book written by Katherine Arden was an awesome read. It takes place in Russian Wilderness in the middle of winter. This story is about a young girl named Vasilisa who must dig deep and bring about dangerous gifts that she had kept hidden to keep her village safe from evil. I think this would be a great book for a literature circle in a 5th grade or middle school classroom. #ucflae3414f19

kradebaugh UDL 3.1 Activate and supply background knowledge and 2.1 Clarify vocabulary and symbols. ESOL I would break the text down and associate pictures with words and pair with a partner 2d
haleyklein This looks like a really good read, thank you for sharing! 2d
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Blueberry
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Spent my day reading this while outside a windstorm blew down my tree into my neighbor's backyard and knocked down three sides of my fence. I'm in denial.
(This photo is not my home.)
@NataliePatalie

Buechersuechtling Oh. Unpleasant. I hope you have a good relationship with your neighbours, so that all gets sorted out quickly and well. 2w
Blueberry Thank you @Buechersuechtling . I appreciate your lone sentiment. 2w
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Blueberry
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Currently reading.

SimplyShelia Loved this one! Enjoy! 3w
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uwak
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a lovely, atmospheric read 🐎 I was interested in this book initially because it was a partial retelling of the Vasilisa the Beautiful folktale but the book also explores Russian house and nature spirits, which I really enjoyed. Arden's writing style is reminiscent of classical writing but in a way that is palatable, and she articulates a setting that is both cozy and unsettling.

#fantasy #Russianmythology

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uwak
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next #nightstand read 🛏️ and after this I should be done with all the books I bought back in July 😅

cjk Great read! 💜 4w
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SassenachTheBookWizard
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Reread time so I can finish this series by year's end

ladym30 Beautiful pup!❤️ 1mo
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irre
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Mehso-so

Finally coming your way @Bookishthoughts #LMPBC

Bookishthoughts Hopefully it will be here soon the mail is so freaking odd sometimes.😊 1mo
irre @Bookishthoughts Let me know when it arrives. 1mo
Bookishthoughts @irre of course!😊 1mo
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Megokline
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Love! Can‘t wait to read the second in the series. #2019book8

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Caroline2
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Today‘s charity shop book haul! 😯

Ruthiella Nice!😀 2mo
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Susanita
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7 days, 7 covers you love, no explanation. Try to tag someone new each day.

#7covers7days #covercrush

Day 4.

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Well-ReadNeck
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CareBear
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#7days7covers #covercrush

Day 3

This whole series, really.

Want to play @j9brown

j9brown Sure!! 😊 2mo
Hooked_on_books These books aren‘t my bag, but the covers are fabulous! 2mo
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thewallflower0707
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I haven‘t come this far, but maybe the characters will go to Sankt Petersburg as well!

That‘s me, looking at the Neva and at the Eremitage.

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thewallflower0707
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Greetings from Sankt Petersburg 🇷🇺, where I was yesterday!
We visited the Catherine Palace (the picture), the Peter-Paul Cathedrale, walked around the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, saw the Isaaks Cathedrale and the Eremitage.
Now my feet hurt!

Today I finally started reading 📖 The Bear and the Nightingale and so far it‘s wonderful.

#holiday #russia

julesG 😍 Beautiful building! 2mo
Come-read-with-me @thewallflower0707 Wow! This is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing. 2mo
Gissy Beautiful! 😍❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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sblbooks
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#7days7covers #covercrush Day 5 @Peddler410 would you like to join in?

Peddler410 I‘ll join in! 2mo
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Allietaylor16
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Yesterday‘s mini #bookhaul from Books-A-Million! Both have been on my TBR for awhile now!

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TiffanyMichele
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Mehso-so

This was a ⭐️⭐️⭐️ for meself. I would have liked it more if God wasn‘t made out to be not real... I also would have liked it more if their spanking was that. Spanks. NOT FULL ON BEATING!! *ahem* I didn‘t like the dad or the step mom and I didn‘t even like the old woman!! *rolls eyes* the lil sis was cute and the brother close to the MCs age was good. MC deserves more but I am not continuing on with the series. Liked the “open” ending.

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TheBookKeepers
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4 ⭐️ read! Really loved this Russian folklore inspired fairy tale. Definitely will continue the series! I‘ll be mailing it out this next week to @irre #lmpbc @kellyann28 @LazyDays

kellyann28 Glad you liked it. Let me know what you think about the next book when you read it! 3mo
irre Can‘t wait to read it. It‘s been on my tbr for a long time. 3mo
sprainedbrain Yes! This is a wonderful series. ❤️ 3mo
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Bookishthoughts 🙌 yay! 3mo
Bookishthoughts This has been on my TBR also for sometime! 3mo
TheBookKeepers @irre Tracking says that you should have this no later than Tuesday, Sept 3rd! Hopefully it updates and you get it a little sooner! 3mo
irre @TheBookKeepers Just in time for the first day back to work. It will cheer me up. Can‘t wait to read it. 3mo
irre @TheBookKeepers I got the boom today. Thanks! 3mo
TheBookKeepers @irre Yay!! It arrived early!! 🎉 3mo
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thewallflower0707

It will be over a year since I bought it in London but I will finally read it in my travel week when I go to St. Petersburg! It is inspired by Russian folklore, so it‘s very fitting 📚.

Any recommendations of books that are set/have a connection with Sweden (Stockholm), Finland (Helsinki) and Estonia (Tallinn)?

#travel #question #books

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SimplyShelia
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Delightful rendering of Russian folklore. It's a slow burner but I enjoyed that the author didn't rush the tale. No romance to be found, (yay!), just a headstrong girl becoming a woman. Of course, no one believes that she not only sees but speaks with the guardians that keep everything running smoothly. They think her a witch when it is made plain she is different. The priest brings fear with his words and fear is powerful when weaponized.

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TheBookKeepers
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Starting this pretty tonight for our #lmpbc ! Late starting this one this month, but thrilled to finally read it! It‘s been on my TBR for a while!

MicrobeMom Love this series! 3mo
irre I‘m looking forward to this one. 3mo
glamhobbit I loved this trilogy with all of my being, it‘s truly a special experience ✨ 3mo
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wideeyedreader
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This beautiful fairy tale of a book is all about one girl trying to do #somethinggood, even though no one around her will believe it.
#ayupaugust

squirrelbrain I‘ve heard lots about this.... stacked... 3mo
wideeyedreader @squirrelbrain It‘s very good... 😊 3mo
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artdamnit_reads
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Absolutely loved this book! I loved all the folklore as well as the conflicts of all the characters. The characters were relatable and I just loved how the author dealt with the struggles of being a woman who didn't fit into the simple mold of what was expected of her.

SW-T I enjoyed it also. It‘s book one of a trilogy so you have more to enjoy! Happy reading 😊📚 4mo
artdamnit_reads @SW-T - yup, i read the other two and actually didn't like them at all 😅 i felt like this one could have been an excellent s t 4mo
artdamnit_reads *an excellent stand alone 4mo
SW-T It would‘ve worked as a stand alone for sure. 4mo
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Susanita
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I have books one and two. Book three comes out in paperback in October. Beautiful covers on all of them. #Russia #letstraveljuly

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚❤️ 4mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#Russia
#LetsTravelJuly

I still haven‘t read these!!!

OriginalCyn620 Nice pic! 😊 4mo
PaperbackPirate It‘s such an awesome series! 👍 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @PaperbackPirate good to know!!!! 😘 4mo
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Centique
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A great fantasy - atmospheric and a little witchy, with a wintry Russian feel - would make a great Halloween read. It‘s full of folklore (how authentic I don‘t know). Vasilisa is a special child, at one with the wilderness and the small spirits that guard the house and stables. Her nurse worries that a wild flower like Vasi must leave home and become a dutiful wife and a lady soon. Only Vasi knows she must never leave the forest. ⬇️

Centique Extra photos are from our school holiday trip to the art gallery in the city. Never quite as peaceful when you have children in tow! 4mo
AlaMich This trilogy was great! They‘re definitely some of favorite reads from the last few years. 4mo
Centique @AlaMich yay - I look forward to reading the rest of them 😍 4mo
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EjCorum007
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Love, Katherine great story teller

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ReadingOverSleeping
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Overall, I really enjoyed the book. Complex story, deep characters with folklore and of course the never changing need for man to tell others what is best for them. Vasya is a courageous young girl, ready to live on her own terms. She isn't a lone hero, smart enough to ask for help when necessary giving depth to other characters. Slow at parts, but the end had me engaged enough to continue with the series. #teamnosleep for #bearandthenightingale

BookwormM Great series 4mo
ReadingOverSleeping @BookwormM just picked up book two! Looking forward to it!! 4mo
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kellyann28
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My choice for the next round of #LMPBC is complete! I'll be sending it along to @TheBookKeepers (I think, I need to double check our list 😂) this week or next.
@LazyDays @irre

TheBookKeepers Nice!! I‘m off tomorrow and think I‘m gonna binge read Daughter of the Pirate King 🏴‍☠️ seems like a fitting book for my last day of freedom - aka vacation 😆 4mo
kellyann28 @TheBookKeepers Oh good plan! I've been back to work for two days from a mini-vacation and I already need another one. Work week from hell 🤪 4mo
Johanna414 Now probably isn‘t the time to mention my summer vacation, is it... @TheBookKeepers @kellyann28 😙😙😙 4mo
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kellyann28 @johanna414 😭😭😭 HOW DARE YOU! 4mo
irre I‘m really excited about this one! 4mo
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ReadingOverSleeping
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Perfect blend of fantasy, complex relationships and stories. I'm really enjoying this book! Got through Part 1 recently and admiring Vasya's will to be her own person, even if she can't display it to everyone. Let's see how this goes! Anna is on my poop list, though I feel sorry for her at times. #bearandthenighingale

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forestandcrow
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Saturdays are meant for books and hound dog snuggles.

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ReadingOverSleeping
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Happy birthday, America! 🇺🇲

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forestandcrow
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Saw on someone's Instagram post and thought I would give it a shot. So far so good!

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wideeyedreader
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Just finished this beauty! I‘m so glad I read it, it‘s such a beautifully written story. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

BookwormM The whole trilogy is amazing 4mo
wideeyedreader @BookwormM I can imagine! I hope to get my hands on the other two soon! 4mo
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ReadingOverSleeping
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Trying something new! That cover though ... 😍 #coverlove #newread #newgenre

nu-bibliophile Been wanting to get my hands on this one! 4mo
ReadingOverSleeping @nu-bibliophile I'm really enjoying it so far! 4mo
AutumnRLS I've only heard good things about this. It's on my almost tipping over TBR pile. 😊 4mo
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teainthelibrary The most perfect series 💕 the books get better as they go too! 4mo
ReadingOverSleeping @AutumnRLS @teainthelibrary loving it so far! It's so addicting to read, I had a hard time putting it down peopleing today! 4mo
ReadingOverSleeping @nu-bibliophile @AutumnRLS @teainthelibrary definitely a great read! Just ordered the next one from the library! 4mo
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wideeyedreader
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My July TBR! All choices inspired by a challenge in a Goodreads group I‘m a part of 😊

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laumauflau
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Did I go hiking just so I could read in nature? Yes, I did. So glad to finally start this book! I already love it and I‘m only 20 pages in.

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kellyann28
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#GroupG #LMPBC
Okay, I've done my stalking of TBRs and Read stacks. Is this an okay pick for the new round? A little fantasy/folklore type book. It's a shorty, barely over 300 pages.
@TheBookKeepers @irre @LazyDays

irre Would love to read it. Heard so many great things. Great choice! 5mo
Bookishthoughts Same here, I think its even on my TBR. 5mo
Bookishthoughts @irre @TheBookKeepers I think this time I am going to pick a book from one of y'alls TBRs. Searching will be fun! 5mo
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TheBookKeepers Yes I‘m excited to read this one! 5mo
kellyann28 @TheBookKeepers @irre @LazyDays It was on all of our TBRs except for Erika so I wanted to be sure she hasn't read it yet or that she was okay with it. I get slightly excited/obsessive about picking my book for LMPBC 😂🤔 5mo
Bookishthoughts Yes I get a little wild about LMPBC also!😺 5mo
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Kimberlone
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I‘ve been in Southern California this Memorial Day weekend celebrating my friend‘s bachelorette party, which is why I‘ve been quiet on Litsy. Today is our last day and the first day we‘ve actually spent on the beach. Just starting this book on kindle.

teainthelibrary You're in for a treat!!!! 6mo
ginnywriteswords That entire series is one of my favorites! Enjoy! 6mo
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sammisho
Bear and the Nightingale | Katherine Arden
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#pop19 A book set Scandinavia

Dark abd dream-like, beautiful imagery, the narration was great. Really enjoyed this!

CouronneDhiver I remembered this one being set in Russia? 6mo
sammisho @CouronneDhiver ummm...maybe? I am using it for this prompt anyways. 😂 6mo
sprainedbrain I love this series! I have book 3 on hold. ❤️ 6mo
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Sharpeipup
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“It is a cruel task to frighten people in God‘s name.”

#audiobook #quotes

ReadingOverSleeping That cover is beautiful! 6mo
hermyknee Did you like this book? How is it on audio? (Always looking for audio recs!) 6mo
sprainedbrain I‘m just jumping in here to say I loved this one on audio, @hermyknee 😃Really nice narration! 6mo
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EmilieGR
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Cozy fairytale