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The Secret Life of Violet Grant
The Secret Life of Violet Grant | Beatriz Williams
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Williams conjures up another substantive beach read steeped in history and familial intrigue.... Readers will love wallowing in the twists and turns of this irresistibly luxurious tale. Booklist Passion, redemption, and a battered suitcase full of secrets: the New York Times-bestselling author of A Hundred Summers returns with another engrossing tale. Manhattan, 1964. Vivian Schuyler, newly graduated from Bryn Mawr College, has recently defied the privilege of her storied old Fifth Avenue family to do the unthinkable for a budding Kennedy-era socialite: break into the Madison Avenue world of razor-stylish Metropolitan magazine. But when she receives a bulky overseas parcel in the mail, the unexpected contents draw her inexorably back into her familys past, and the hushed-over crime passionnel of an aunt she never knew, whose existence has been wiped from the record of history. Berlin, 1914. Violet Schuyler Grant endures her marriage to the philandering and decades-older scientist Dr. Walter Grant for one reason: for all his faults, he provides the necessary support to her liminal position as a young American female physicist in prewar Germany. The arrival of Dr. Grants magnetic former student at the beginning of Europes fateful summer interrupts this delicate dtente. Lionel Richardson, a captain in the British Army, challenges Violet to escape her husbands perverse hold, and as the world edges into war and Lionels shocking true motives become evident, Violet is tempted to take the ultimate step to set herself free and seek a life of her own conviction with a man whose cause is as audacious as her own. As the iridescent and fractured Vivian digs deeper into her aunts past and the mystery of her ultimate fate, Violets story of determination and desire unfolds, shedding light on the darkness of her years abroad . . . and teaching Vivian to reach forward with grace for the ambitious futureand the loveshe wants most.
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#7days#7covers
#covercrush

Have you been tagged @erzascarletbookgasm 💗💗

erzascarletbookgasm Thanks for the tag! 😘 I did join. Fun! 4mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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“ I wanted the rattle of #NewYork around me, I wanted stink and strangers and the sour dank air of the IRT clutching me to its bosom. I wanted hustle and bustle. I wanted to know that millions of lives were playing out at my doorstep, and not one of them gave a damn about my little problems.”

Love Beatriz!!! 💗💗💗

#LetsTravelAugust

OriginalCyn620 Love it! ❤️🗽 6mo
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Sporto
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Good

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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GlassAsDiamonds Oohh that‘s beautiful! 7mo
Eggs Love this💜❤️💜 7mo
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SilversReviews LOVED this book. 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @SilversReviews have you read the others in the series?? Soooo good!!! 7mo
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wallacereads
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Heading into the long weekend with big plans to #readmyowndamnbooks.

Melissa_J I like your weekend plans! 9mo
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wallacereads
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Gloomy day plans.

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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vkois88 Gorgeous 😍 10mo
tammysue All so pretty! Love your flag soooo cute! 💚🐸 10mo
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CKBrooke I llooooove CeeCee Honeycutt! One of my favorite books!! 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @whatshesreadingnow thank you!!! 💗💗 10mo
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ashley_gilman
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I. AM. IN. LOVE. I have never loved a narrator more than I love Vivian. I told my husband I now want the first name of our first daughter to be Vivian 😂 She is hilarious!!! I was literally laughing aloud at her jokes.

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Aims42
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I got halfway thru and just couldn‘t keep going. Vivian annoyed me too much and I lost interest in her story 🤷🏼‍♀️

TrishB I bailed on this one too. 10mo
Crazeedi Funny I liked it, there are like 3 books kind of linked. 10mo
Crazeedi I love how everyone has different tastes, that's why I'm on Litsy, just awesome !! 10mo
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Aims42 @TrishB I realized I was just reading it to finish it, not because I was enjoying it 😕 10mo
TrishB @Crazeedi agree totally 👍🏻 10mo
Aims42 @Crazeedi I love Litsy for that too 🥰 And it‘s so great to have a safe place where we can voice our opinions without being shamed 😊 I‘m glad you enjoyed this book, it just wasn‘t a pick for me 10mo
Crazeedi @Aims42 too many books to waste time on ones that don't grab you! 10mo
Crazeedi @TrishB 😍😍 10mo
Aims42 @Crazeedi Haha, ain‘t that the truth!! Litsy is 100% to blame for my exploding TBR list 😂 (not that I mind one bit 😇) 10mo
Crazeedi @Aims42 I have discovered new authors because of Litsy ! It's wonderful....but I have piles of books waiting!😉😊💜 10mo
Aims42 @Crazeedi lol, same here!! 10mo
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Aims42
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Some days, one glass of wine ain‘t enough 🤫 📚

(PS- in the background is a copy of my ‘Instant Pot Bible‘, not a Pot Bible 😂 I noticed it AFTER I edited my photo and didn‘t feel like re-taking it sans ‘Pot Bible‘ in the background -insert lazy shrug here-)

lahousewyfe OMG! I looooove my instant pot! 10mo
Aims42 @lahousewyfe I got it for Christmas so I‘m still trying Recipes. Do you have any favorites?? 10mo
cathysaid What is this “one glass” of which you speak?!?! 10mo
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lahousewyfe @Aims42 My wife uses it more than me. She made cassoulet the other day. She even turned an entire duck into confit! 10mo
Aims42 @cathysaid LOL I like that 😂👍🏻 10mo
Aims42 @lahousewyfe Yummm!!!! 🤤 I gotta experiment with it 10mo
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#TBRtemptation post 4! First in a (so-far trilogy) series. Manhattan, 1964. Recent Bryn Mawr grad Vivian Schuyler bucks Fifth Ave tradition entering the Mad Men world of Metropolitan Magazine. A parcel arrives whose contents concern family history & an aunt wiped from records.

Berlin, 1914. Violet Schuyler Grant endures her rocky marriage to a scientist so as to be a physicist. A British captain offers something else.

#blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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“I‘ll find a way, I‘ve always found a way. I am, after all, a woman of considerable strength and intellect.”

My favorite quote!! Happy International Women‘s Day Ladies!!! ❤️❤️ 💪🏻💕👊🏻

Image from Pixabay 😊

vkois88 Love it ❤❤❤ 11mo
C.Perone 💕💕 11mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Great!!!👌🏽 11mo
wordzie ❤❤ 11mo
Nute Yes! 11mo
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robinb
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I know there are some big fans of Beatriz Williams out there in Litsy Land! Thought I‘d share this Kindle sale (today only!).

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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“I‘ll find a way. I‘ve always found a way. I am, after all, a woman of considerable strength and intellect.”

One of my favorites!!

#Aquotetoliveby
#Anewchapter

litenthusiast I love this quote! Also, this book is one of my favorites. 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @litenthusiast I love her books!! 💜💜 13mo
tracey38 I love this quote, too. 13mo
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Jee_HookedOnBookz Love this quote! ❤️❤️💪 13mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz And I love everything about this pic! 13mo
vkois88 Love it! 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Jee_HookedOnBookz thank you!! She is one of my favorite authors!! 13mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Ohhh! Have you read her Summer Wives? I loved it! 13mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz And I also got to meet her last year at a book fest! She was really nice and friendly! 🙂 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Jee_HookedOnBookz yes!! I met her also on that book tour! She‘s awesome 💗💗 13mo
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Librarybelle
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A fun novel with two time eras, filled with a touch of suspense and a lot of romance. This was my first novel exclusively by Williams (I read her collaborative work The Glass Ocean earlier), & I am now a fan of her work. Vivian Schuyler is vivacious, sarcastic, and a tad nosy; Violet Grant is intelligent and a woman ahead of her time. Can‘t wait to read more by Williams!
#24B42019 and #11thHourReadathon (time circled)
#Zeke #Vladimir #catsoflitsy

TheReadingMermaid You are doing great for both challenges hun! 👍🏻 13mo
QuietlyLaura 😻😻 13mo
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Andrew65 Doing great and a great review. 😊 13mo
Crazeedi I enjoyed this book. It's kinda part of a series with the different sisters in each, if I remember correctly 13mo
Librarybelle You‘re correct, @Crazeedi . I think you can read the books separately and still be fine, but she does write books that follow the Schuylers. 13mo
Crazeedi @Librarybelle yes, you are right! I liked them all! 13mo
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Librarybelle
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Third day start time for #24B42019 . Making progress in my pile of books. I also realized I probably will not finish War and Peace by tomorrow - even at warp speed listening, there is way too much left, and at 1.75x, the excited Russian characters sound really cartoonish! But, I‘m glad I switched to audio for the first time reading it. I can go back and savor so much later with a strict book read.

Librarybelle I won‘t make 11 hours today for the #11thHourReadathon for the prize competition (I forgot to separate out my time last night for it...oh well!), but I‘ll hashtag this fun readathon as well! @EclecticReaders 13mo
Eggbeater Lol at cartoonish Russian characters! 😂 I read War and Peace 20 years ago and I loved it. 💕 13mo
TheReadingMermaid Don't lose heart, you are still doing great hun 👍🏻 13mo
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Andrew65 Mickey Mouse‘s version of War and Peace. Now that would be worth a watch or listen. 😂 13mo
Andrew65 Will be interested in your thoughts on the tagged book, it is on my immediate watch list. 13mo
EclecticReaders War and Peace can be pretty daunting 😅 but glad you have this time to make progress. It's unfortunate about the time but it's still awesome and glad to hear you're having fun 🙌 13mo
Librarybelle @Eggbeater @Andrew65 It‘s rather comical to hear! The narrator does the excited voices well, so it‘s pretty fun! 13mo
Librarybelle @Andrew65 I‘m nearly done with Violet Grant. I‘m loving it! 13mo
Andrew65 @Librarybelle Heard great things about it. Thanks 😊 13mo
Kaye Good job ! 13mo
Librarybelle Thanks, @kaye ! 13mo
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Bloomingjen
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Rainy Saturday morning, 2 dogs, and a book. I see no reason to get out of bed.

cathysaid Truth. 13mo
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“I‘ll find a way. I‘ve always found a way. I am, after all, a woman of considerable strength and intellect.”

#AdventRecommends
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Bloomingjen I have this on my iPad. I started it last week. 13mo
Andrew65 Not yet tried Beatriz Williams. 13mo
Pamwurtzler @andrew65 It‘s my favorite of hers! (edited) 13mo
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Andrew65 @Pamwurtzler Will have to put it on my 2019 list, thanks for your comment. 13mo
Andrew65 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Pamwurtzler Just downloaded it from the library. 13mo
Pamwurtzler @Andrew65 👍🏻 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Andrew65 awesome!!! The next one in this series is 13mo
tracey38 Love your little plant, too. 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @tracey38 thank you!! This is my “purple” room 💜 One day hopefully my library!! 13mo
Eggs 💜💜💜 13mo
BookaholicNatty This is you in a quote if I ever did see one!!! ❤️😘 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @BookaholicNatty thank you you Natalie ❤️❤️😘😘 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs and this is for you too Sher 💗 13mo
Eggs Awww thank you luv ❣️💋💋 P.S. Loved your letter and will respond soon 🤗 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @BookaholicNatty and you too!! Single mommy going to nursing school 💪🏻🙌🏻👊🏻❤️ 13mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs 😘💗❤️ 13mo
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Pamwurtzler
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📚Tagged! I love this book!
🖊 Robin Sloan - Sourdough & Mr. Penumbra
📺 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
🍜 Soup!!
#manicmondayontuesday
Cute graphic, @JoScho !

JoScho Thanks lady and thanks for playing 😊🧡 1y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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“I‘ll find away. I‘ve always found a way. I am, after all, a woman a considerable strength and intellect.”

I love this one!! ❣️❣️❣️

#Favquote
#Fallintoreading

JoScho 🙌🏼💖🙌🏼 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @JoScho 💪🏻💗🙌🏻 1y
GripLitGrl Love it💖💖 1y
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vkois88 I LOVE that 1y
Jee_HookedOnBookz Oh yeah! ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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Reviewsbylola 🧕🏿🧞‍♀️🌂☂️🍆🔮💟 1y
tracey38 💜💜💜 1y
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Ryles
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Charming little love story tied in with some mystery. 👍🏼

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Purplerosiepage
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This took me forever to get in to, but I have learned to be patient with Beatriz Williams. I ended up enjoying this quite a bit.

Mdargusch I‘m with you. It was my first Beatriz Williams and the second half really got me! 1y
Purplerosiepage @Mdargusch Yes! I‘m so glad I stuck with it. I think her later books have gotten better. Wicked City had me from the beginning. 1y
Mdargusch I have not read that - good to know! 1y
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Pamwurtzler
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This is my favorite #threestack lately! #readingresolutions
(Image swiped from Amazon)

tammysue 😍😍😍 1y
kspenmoll Love this author#blameitonLitsy, specifically @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ! 💕💕😘 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yes!!! I LOVE seeing other people love her as much as I do!! 💜💜💜 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @kspenmoll 😘😘😘 aren‘t her covers amazing too?!?! 1y
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MaureenMc
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On vacation last week, I read my first Beatriz Williams - it was a hoot! Reminded me of Kate Morton, but with more sexy times. 😄 Perfect vacation read, and I‘ll definitely be reading more of hers.

(Our cat wouldn‘t cooperate for the photo, so my daughter volunteered. 😁)

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love Beatriz and I love this pic 💜💜💜 1y
mabell So cute! Did she direct the photo arrangement? 😄 1y
Mdargusch So sweet! This was the first Beatriz Williams I read too. 👍🏼 1y
MaureenMc @mabell Pretty much! 😄 1y
Cathythoughts Oh what a little pet 💕 1y
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TrishB
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#currentread
I know there are a lot of fans on here - I‘m not a massive fan of romances- is there another storyline too? Not holding my attention at the moment.

Caroline2 Yeah I‘ve never been a big fan of romance books either, think I‘m too cynical!! 😆 1y
TrishB @Caroline2 exactly 😁 I don‘t mind a bit within a story - but not as a sole story line. I‘ve left it for now! I‘m in a thriller mood I think 😁 1y
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BookaholicNatty
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I got my very first Beatriz Williams book today! As I bought it I thought of you @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😍😘 I haven‘t read any of her books but I have heard soooo sooo many of you rave over her here on Litsy so I took the plunge! Look forward to reading this one!

TrishB I got this one too cos of Litsy! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!!! Read Tiny Little Thing Next!! 2y
RebelReader Oohhh some more potential Beatriz fans! @TrishB @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
erinreads This is one of the only ones by her I haven‘t read yet. My favorite is 2y
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Secret Life of Violet Grant | Beatriz Williams
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“I‘ll find a way, I‘ve always found a way. I am, after all, a woman of considerable #strength and intellect.”

#QuotsyJuly18

Reecaspieces Take it tomorrow and get it signed 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Reecaspieces I wish I could take all of them!!!! 2y
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Mdargusch
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I had never read any Beatriz Williams until this year. Now she is a favorite author of mine and I give her books 4-5 stars. This was my first book of hers and I loved that it was historical fiction without the fluff. I am tagging @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks because she was the person that encouraged me to read Williams!

Thanks for the giveaway @Mommamanzi

TrishB I‘ve not read any yet- but in true #blameitonlitsy style I downloaded this one already! 2y
Mdargusch These books are definitely a #blameitonlitsy for me too! @TrishB 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TrishB yay!!! 💜💜 2y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Mdargusch yay!! I‘m so glad you like her 💜💜 2y
Pamwurtzler @Mdargusch that might be my favorite of hers. Have you read the other two in that trilogy? 2y
Mdargusch Not yet @Pamwurtzler but I did love 2y
Reviewsbylola I need to try more of her books. 2y
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Librarybelle
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I need a lighthearted, yet meaty book this morning while waiting for my car‘s check up. This will do the trick! I‘m telling all my IRL friends that Williams is fast becoming my new favorite author. It‘s light, yet there‘s an undertone of serious situations that keeps the narrative pulsing.

Sace And the cover art on her books is appealing! I really need to read her some day. 2y
Librarybelle @RestlessFickleBookHoarder Yes! I am enjoying this that much that I bought as many of her books as I could through Book Outlet. 😊 2y
ValerieAndBooks I will have to try her out! Which one of hers do you recommend reading first? 2y
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Librarybelle @ValerieAndBooks This is actually the first book I‘ve ever read by her. She does a somewhat series with the family represented in this book; this is the first. 2y
erinreads Love her! I still need to read this one, but I think I‘m going to start her newest one next. 2y
Librarybelle @erinreads I think that will be the next one of hers I read too 2y
SilversReviews This sis a FAVORITE!! 2y
Librarybelle @SilversReviews ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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raelaschoenherr
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This juicy, dishy book was right up my alley. There's something for everyone here with two time periods (1914 & 1964), major secrets, family history, romance, betrayal, danger, murder, a lady scientist, and a whole lot else to make this an addictive, hard-to-put-down story. This is my first of her historical women's fiction, and I'm kicking myself for having waited so long to finally read her. I can't wait to read the rest of her books!
#romantsy

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raelaschoenherr
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Prosecco, a book, and a citronella candle at sunset has been my summer jam this year.

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C.Perone
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Pickpick

So not what I expected at all, in the best of ways!💕

Captivating, intriguing, and the sass of Miss Vivian makes it just plain fun

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C.Perone
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And my weekend starts . . . Now! 🍷

britt_brooke Nice - enjoy! 2y
C.Perone @britt_brooke I am; thank you😊 2y
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C.Perone
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Left the back porch to check out the frog pond🐸

#ReadingResolutions Day10 #BooksAndNature

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C.Perone
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Current situation—a little back porch reading to soothe an annoying Monday🍷

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Librarybelle
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Starting this one tonight for my library historical fiction discussion later on this week.

C.Perone Just started this today; liking it so far 2y
Librarybelle @C.Perone Me too! 2y
Mdargusch I loved this book! 2y
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Librarybelle @Mdargusch I‘m loving it so far! 2y
Crazeedi Good story! 2y
Librarybelle @Crazeedi I can see why Williams is popular...her narrative draws you into the story 2y
Crazeedi @Librarybelle exactly! And several also carry a family story line which I like, but they are also stand alone (edited) 2y
Librarybelle @Crazeedi I saw this one was the first in the Schuyler series. So good to know they work well as stand alones! 2y
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C.Perone
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My Sunday morning situation 😊

#CurrentRead

Cedricsmom What a wonderful situation to be in ❤️☕️📚 2y
C.Perone @Cedricsmom True, that 2y
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Mdargusch
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Violet was romanced by her creepy, older professor while in college and they ended up marrying. Walter Grant was Violet‘s Svengali and she endured him to make her way in the male dominated world of physicists.
#tellmeaboutitstud #juneitselectrifying

Hollie ❤️❤️ 2y
emilyhaldi 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Crazeedi Liked this one and the others in this series! 2y
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vkois88 I think I need to read this! 2y
SilversReviews LOVED this book 2y
NeeSwee Love this book!! 2y
Mdargusch I have the other two in this series in my TBR stack @NeeSwee @SilversReviews @Crazeedi 2y
Mdargusch I hope you do @vkois88 2y
Crazeedi 👍👍😍 2y
SilversReviews @Mdargusch 😍😍😍😍 Enjoy!! 2y
Reviewsbylola 😍😍😍 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love!!! 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜 2y
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Kendyl
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@Kappadeemom thank you so much for my goodies!! I love it all! I can't wait to read the books and the recipes look yummy! 😍. The tablet is adorable and I use those constantly! Just perfect!! #feedareader @MinDea @TricksyTails

Kappadeemom Enjoy!!!! I have loved this swap ❤️ 2y
MinDea @Kappadeemom it has been my favorite swap too! So much fun! 2y
TricksyTails 👏😍 Lovely!! 2y
Kendyl @Kappadeemom the recipes in this book 😍. I want to make them all! Starting with the gumbo!! 2y
Kappadeemom @Kendyl I know!!! They did look amazing. 2y
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SilversReviews
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#GetMovin
@Eanderson
@Cinfen

No Excuses

Professor Grant, Violet's husband, is a bit too controlling if you ask me and a poor “excuse” for a husband.

​You will love the secrets of the suitcase and of Aunt Violet. Who would think a suitcase could cause all this excitement, intrigue, entertainment, and of course a fantastic story?

https://silversolara.blogspot.com/2015/05/review-and-giveaway-of-secret-life-of....

ReadingisMyPassion My favorite of her books 2y
SilversReviews @ReadingisMyPassion My favorite too. It got me hooked. 2y
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Mdargusch
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💜💜💜💜 2y
Cinfhen Oh, @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks will be sooooo happy to see this choice!!!! 2y
Cinfhen Hahaha, we posted at the same time😂😂😂😂 2y
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emilyhaldi Pretty 💜 2y
Mdargusch She gave me the book @Cinfhen so I have a new favorite author thanks to her! #blameitonlitsy 2y
Cinfhen That‘s great!!! 2y
Reviewsbylola Ooooh I need to read this! 2y
Nastya This sounds great. I think now I want to red this book 2y
GatheringBooks looks awesome! 2y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#Firstinseries
#AprilBookishMadness

Some oldies but goodies right here!!!

LibrarianRyan Nice selection. 2y
Reviewsbylola Loved Hunger Games and Dragon Tattoo. 😍😍 2y
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Mdargusch
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I guess I had more time to read this month - do 3 more days in a month make a difference?

Crinoline_Laphroaig Your journal is so pretty! And thanks for reminding me it's time for monthly totals. 🤓 2y
Andrew65 Wonderful, and so visual. Well done on the journal and the reading! 😊🙌 2y
LiteraryinLititz I love your journal spread! 2y
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Mdargusch Thanks. It‘s always a work in progress so there are chicken scratches here and there. Next month though... @missnavigation @Andrew65 @LiteraryinLititz 2y
emilyhaldi Yes! Plus, you lost 8 days in Feb due to London 😄 2y
Wife Beautiful Journaling!🌹 2y
Mdargusch Thanks @Wife 😁 (edited) 2y
Mdargusch That‘s a big part of it @emilyhaldi 👍🏼 2y
Reviewsbylola So jealous of your journaling skills. 2y
Pamwurtzler That‘s a nice journal! 2y
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Mdargusch
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I thought I was over historical fiction taking place in WWII with women and spies and alternating POV - but this book changed my mind! Thank you @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks for motivating me to try Beatriz Williams. I love her writing (and her book covers). I‘m anxious to get to the next book in this trilogy. #mounttbr #pop18

emilyhaldi 💕 2y
kspenmoll ❤️❤️ 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! I‘m so happy you liked it! Beautiful pic 💜💜 2y
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Reviewsbylola I‘ve been wanting to try her. 2y
Mdargusch I was pleasantly surprised how much I like her @Reviewsbylola 👍🏼 2y
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Mdargusch
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There‘s talk of #war as passion simmers between Violet and Lionel. I‘m hoping to read this all day while basketball is on! 👍🏼 #saturdaygoals #readingresolutions

SilversReviews Awesome book.....Love all of her books. 2y
Pamwurtzler I love that one. (Along with most of the rest of her books!) 2y
Suet624 Excuse me, but can I have your dog? 2y
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drbethandherkindle Perfect plan! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! 💜💜💜💜 2y
emilyhaldi Perfect Saturday!! 2y
Reviewsbylola Great Saturday!!! 2y
Mdargusch Ha! Hard to part with the old ladies. @Suet624 2y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#Violet
Of course I have to go with Beatriz!!
#Readingresolutions

The Mountain Between Us from @Wife 💜💜

Wife 💜 2y
huntersmom1977 Is the Ya Ya book a new release? I read the other two. I learnt a lot about mental illness. She‘s a great author 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @huntersmom1977 it‘s the third in the series released in 2009. I‘ve read the first one, but not this one or the second one!! Don‘t know how I missed them!! 2y
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sprainedbrain
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Look what I found on my Kindle when searching for books for today‘s #violet prompt.

I‘ve read exactly one Beatriz Williams book: loved it and bought a few more I have yet to read.

I don‘t even remember picking up the Abigail Owen book, but now that I‘m looking at it again, it looks pretty interesting. 😳😂

#ReadingResolutions

JoScho 💜 2y
SilversReviews Love Beatriz Williams. 2y
SilversReviews Pretty photo. 2y
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crhealey
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Pickpick

Vacation's all I ever wanted #februarybreak

Really loving Vivian's story. Violet's took me a little longer to get into.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💜💜💜 2y
Mdargusch Reading this now too! 2y
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