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A Spark of Light
A Spark of Light | Jodi Picoult
The Sunday Times bestselling author of Small Great Things returns with a provocative, masterfully written new novel.
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NaomiO
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This book has an amazing narrative that is so important. I am so sucked in, it's got me hooked.

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NaomiO
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MindyK59
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I just finished reading this yesterday to complete my 2019 reading challenge. It‘s also the next book that my Book Club will be discussing later this month. I liked the book and expect our next book club meeting to be a very interesting discussion.

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Mleanne
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I think I‘m falling down a rabbit hole...

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks LOVE Jodi !!! 4w
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suzie.reads
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Mehso-so

Just wasn't quite sure about this one, I found it abit too preachy and I got bored as it was very repetitive. I did love the relationship between the daughters and their fathers though, reminded me of my dad and me ❤
#ImpulseRead #WinterGames +11 points for #teamelectricsex @LibrarianRyan @Clwojick @StayCurious

LibrarianRyan yeahh 1mo
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Eggs
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At the moment when the egg merges with sperm, there is a spark of light signifying the magic of human conception. I find that hopeful thinking that we humans begin as sparks of #lights

#hollyjollyreading

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OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚😊 2mo
Eggs Thanks @OriginalCyn620 😊 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great quote!! 💗😘❤️ 2mo
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JHSiess
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Kaylamburson Just entered, thank you!! I've been wanting to read both these books for a while! 2mo
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JHSiess
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Rupi
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Book #48

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Halechr
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The perfect start to my day 💕

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Bookloveer3
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My Book haul from yesterday.

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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rather_be_reading
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Yay!! Ive been waiting for a new Picoult!!

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intothehallofbooks
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Mehso-so

This one gets a so-so from me because the structure was disappointing to me and to my entire book club. One member said she read the chapters in reverse order, from the end of the book to the beginning—I wish I‘d thought of that!! I also feel like I want a little bit more info about some of the characters at the end. Good story, and thought-provoking, but I didn‘t absolutely love it.

My book club had a fantastic discussion about this one!!

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intothehallofbooks
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My current read, also my book club‘s selection for this week. I‘m not even halfway thru it, but I‘m sure this will be a lively and engaging discussion.

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mom2bugnbee
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Not my favorite of hers, but still gripping. And still with twists at the end.

⭐⭐⭐✨/⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

#SummersEndReadathon @Clwojick

A book that takes place in a single day - #pop19

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Clwojick 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 5mo
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Clwojick I love a good dose of Jodi Picoult 5mo
mom2bugnbee @Clwojick Always heart-wrenching but, oh, so good. 5mo
QuietlyLaura I‘ve been forbidden to google anything health related! 🙃 5mo
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Wendyloohoo77
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I‘ve always loved Jodi Picoult. I love that she tackles hard subjects and writes about them in a way that no matter what side you‘re on, you‘re able to see the subject from all sides. This book, however, felt unfinished to me. The characters themselves as well as the ending of the story - I just wanted and expected more. I didn‘t mind the WAY the book was written, sort of end to beginning, I just think she left too much hanging. 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Amiable
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My friend sent me this book about a gunman who shoots up an abortion clinic. I‘m still heading to my volunteer shift this morning as a patient escort at Planned Parenthood. 💪🏼

Megabooks 👍🏻👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Good luck!! 🍀 5mo
kaysworld1 Your a star for all those ladies 💖 5mo
BethM Good for you! 5mo
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Ashley_Nicoletto Thank you for doing that! ❤️ 5mo
Chrissyreadit ❤️🥰👏🙌You are amazing! Thank you for doing that important job! 5mo
Melismatic 🤗 5mo
JacqMac Love! 💕 5mo
LapReader What a wonderful woman you are. The world needs more women like you. I would be so grateful for your support. 5mo
Amiable @LapReader Aww, you are making me weepy! Thanks for the kind words. I‘m really nobody special, though —anyone can do it. 5mo
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squirrelbrain
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Eggs So pretty! 5mo
IvoryLunatic What is the second one from the bottom? It looks very pretty. 5mo
squirrelbrain @IvoryLunatic - it‘s this one, it does have a gorgeous cover! 5mo
IvoryLunatic @squirrelbrain thank you! I‘ve only ever seen it from the front. I‘m on the waitlist for this at the library. 5mo
squirrelbrain @IvoryLunatic - I hope you‘ll enjoy it - I did! 5mo
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Lindsay.Butier
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Started this book at 2 o‘clock yesterday and just finished it. All I can say is wow. No matter your political stance, no matter your religion, open your mind and heart and read this

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APLitlife
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My favorite author does it again. 12 hour drive home was perfect to start and finish this gem.

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Soubhiville
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I have mixed feelings about this one. I think the story was good, and I liked the characters. The backwards timeline was what I didn‘t care for. It didn‘t detract enough that I couldn‘t enjoy the book, but I would have preferred a more traditional approach.

Still a pick for me though. 🙂

Kboltz @Soubhiville I felt the same way about this book. 🙃 7mo
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Jacki_Reads
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I took a break from YA fiction to read this. I used to love her books... so I thought, why not?! I enjoyed the storyline over this controversial topic. Piccoult really shows that people can have different opinions and work together. To take time and listen to what others have to say-but to remain kind and good-hearted. My main complaint is the backwards plot setup. Unique, but I felt like I didn‘t get closure on the characters I loved. Good, tho!

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Soubhiville
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“We are all just canvases for our scars.”

I don‘t always believe this, but it hit home when I heard it today.

Wishing ❤️ to any out there who need it.

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ShelfAddiction
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This month's book club read. While this subject matter is not my cup of tea, my hat goes off to Jodi Picoult. She is always able to write about difficult subject matters in a thoughtful, logical, and balanced way.

It should be noted that the audiobook narrator is excellent with this title.

#audiobooks #audiobook #listening #currentlylistening #bookclub

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Rissa1
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I would reccomend this book. Did this book change me stance? No. This book did bring up questions that I looked into. This book supports my stance that you don't have to agree with someone to be kind. You can hear an opinion without getting heated.

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Rissa1
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This has been a great Friday so far! #bookmail #bookhaul

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crazyspine
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Although I enjoyed this book, I can see why it has a lot of bad reviews. Picoult does not try to hide her personal opinion regarding this controversial issue. I did really enjoy this book until the end. There are A LOT of developed characters, so I was frustrated that not all of their outcomes were as clearly detailed as others.

Reggie I loved Izzy in here. To go from poverty to who she was. I just loved her. 8mo
crazyspine @Reggie. Actually love Izzy too, but the one thing I was disappointed they didn't go into a lot of detail after the twist with her 8mo
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Ashley_Nicoletto
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I‘m the only person in the office today.

Perfect day to audiobook while getting stuff done.

This audiobook feels especially timely with the (pardon my language) fucking shit show in Alabama.

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Discussion Question Number Three.

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Discussion Question Number Two.

Samplergal I loved the book. It makes you think that there are many shades of grey. No black and white. I didn‘t change my opinion at all because I think it‘s totally up to a woman and her dr. Period. 9mo
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Discussion Question Number One.

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Kathrin
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We had a fantastic discussion today about a very controversial topic. I have tremendously enjoyed the conversation today with the ladies of the LitsyBookClub. Join us in May for “The Alice Network“.

Daisey Agreed! It was a great discussion today! 9mo
tpixie Yes! Great discussion! So great seeing you all! Missed @bookworm83 and @Graciouswarriorprincess 9mo
Graciouswarriorprincess Sorry that I missed this discussion. I spent the day in bed with my back having spasms. I hope to see everyone next month. 9mo
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Kathrin @Graciouswarriorprincess I hope you get to feel better soon! 9mo
SoniaC I couldn‘t agree more. Great conversation with some wonderful ladies. 9mo
Graciouswarriorprincess @Kathrin Thank you! I am so sorry that I missed it. After I took a muscle relaxer, I sleep until this morning. 9mo
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litsybookclub
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Please join us tomorrow at 2pm ET for our live discussion of A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult. Here is the link to join the discussion:

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/228385818

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Daisey
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This is not a book I would have picked up on my own, but it‘s a pick because overall I think the story serves its purpose well and I was continuously engaged in that story. I had some frustrations with the backwards timeline, especially through the middle, but I could see the value of that method in how certain topics were discussed later and the way key points were revealed towards the end.

#LitsyBookClub #audiobook

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This starts in the middle of things and then backs up hour by hour. It felt more like a gimmick than an effective format, and by the end I was just sort of annoyed that I kept reading. A couple of moments of brilliance, but overall not one I'd recommend.

RaimeyGallant Interesting. And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. @LitsyWelcomeWagon 9mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗 9mo
AWildMandaPanda I have not read this one but I had it on my list. I‘m sorry you didn‘t like it but thank you for your review... I may have to avoid this one 4w
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ExpatsandEnglishBooks
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Celebrating #worldbookday with one of my favorite authors! 🌎📖 What Book are you reading today? #books #booklr #bookstagram #bookworm #booknerd #booklover #jodipicoult

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Daisey
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This week‘s listen for #LitsyBookClub

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Kathrin
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Mehso-so

I found this book incredibly engaging and unputdownable, but the backwards timeline was confusing and the author tried to put every single issue into the narrative and therefore the storytelling felt artificial.

And while this book tried to be a feminist novel, I really disliked the “daddy‘s little (pure) princess” undertones.

KristenDuck Not my favorite from Picoult :( 9mo
Daisey I‘m appreciating this, but I like the backwards timeline less and less as I go on. Still curious to see how it‘s wrapped up in the end. 9mo
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JenniferEgnor
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I loved this book. Reproductive freedom is something I‘ve always felt very strongly about and I‘ve researched it going back to classical antiquity. I‘m always looking for more on the subject. This book shows both perspectives. One day we women will not have to fight anymore for what is ours! #prochoice

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JenniferEgnor
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She folded into herself, an origami of grief.

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JenniferEgnor
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Women had been property. Their chastity had always belonged to a man, until abortion and contraception put control of women‘s sexuality in the women‘s hands. If women could have sex without the fear of unwanted pregnancy, then suddenly the man‘s role had shrunk to a level somewhere between unnecessary and vestigial. So instead, men vilified women who had abortions. They created the stigma: good women want to be mothers, bad women don‘t.

I‘m BAD.

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When Wren was little, Hugh had come upstairs to find her scrubbing her face with lemons, trying to get rid of her freckles. I have spots, she had said. I‘m ugly.
You‘re beautiful, he‘d told her, and those are constellations.
The truth was, she was his universe.