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Sweetgirl
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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A blistering debut driven by the raw, whip-smart voice of Percy James, a fearless sixteen-year-old girl whose search for her missing mother leads to an unexpected discovery and a life-and-death struggle in the harsh frozen landscape of the upper MidwestAs a blizzard bears down, Percy James sets off to find her troubled mother, Carletta. For years, Percy has had to take care of herself and Mamaa woman whos been unraveling for as long as her daughter can remember. Fearing Carletta is strung out on meth and wont survive the storm, Percy heads for Shelton Potters cabin, deep in the woods of northern Michigan.But when Percy arrives, there is no sign of Carletta. Searching the house, she finds Shelton and his girlfriend drugged into oblivionand a crying baby girl left alone in a freezing room upstairs. From the moment the baby wraps a tiny hand around her finger, Percy knows she must save hera split-second decision that commences a dangerous odyssey in which she must battle the elements and evade Shelton and a small band of desperate criminals hell-bent on getting that baby back.As the storm breaks and violence erupts, Percy will be forced to confront the haunting nature of her mothers affliction, and come to find her own fate tied more and more inextricably to that of the baby she is determined to save.Filled with the sweeping sense of cultural and geographic isolation of its settingthe hills of fictional Cutler County in northern MichiganSweetgirlis an affecting exploration of courage, sacrifice, and the ties that bind, a taut and darkly humorous tour de force that is horrifying, tender, and hopeful.Advance Praise forSweetgirlis a gritty, compelling novel of a world where even a sixteen-year-old must confront what Edith Wharton called the hard considerations of the poor. Mulhauser depicts his people and their landscape with uncompromising fidelity.Ron RashTravis Mulhausers Sweetgirl is a riveting novel about a bunch of drug addicts and drug dealers and boozers and quasi-orphans and quasi-parents dealing with the prospect of a missing baby girl during a massive snowstorm in northern Michigan. This sounds grim, and it can be grim, but this book is also far, far funnier than it has any right to be. If youre a fan of Charles Portis and Denis Johnsonand if youre not, you should bethen this is book is exactly what youve been wanting, what youve been waiting for.Brock Clarke, author ofThe Happiest People in the WorldTheres a big old neon heart pulsing on every page of Sweetgirl, like the sign to a bar you cant help but enter. I felt thrilled and shocked, and I couldnt stop turning the pages. Travis Mulhauser is a writer to be reckoned with.Lindsay Hunter, author of Ugly Girls and Dont Kiss MeIn its dark and deadpan hilarity,Sweetgirlreminded me of other great chroniclers of the criminal element found in our upper MidwestTom Drury, Jim Harrison, the Coen Brothers in Fargo. But Mulhausers Cutler County, a place of numbered days and last chances, is a part of that country weve not seen before. Nor have we heard it described in a voice like Percy Jamess, filled with true wit, cunning, and the unwanted wisdom of a child denied a childhood. This novel comes on like the blizzard at its center, and leaves you dazzled and dazed not only by how much Travis Mulhauser knows, but how deeply he cares.Michael Parker, author ofAll I Have in This WorldTo try to nail down what Mulhauser is doing in Sweetgirlto say its a comedy or a tragedyis to do the book a grave disservice. Its far too large of heart and full of ambition to call it any one thing. Like its young narrator, Sweetgirl seeks first and foremostand, finally, onlythe truth. It is a beautiful, harrowing, startling achievement. And its one hell of a great story.Drew Perry, author of Kids These Days
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nichollinlove
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I really liked this book. Both perspectives shine a light on the really hard to discuss and largely gray area of addiction's moral compass and one's ability to contain their addiction.

I truthfully think this scenario could happen anywhere in our country. I also think this story could easily be turned into a movie. The focus of this book is simple, the characters only slightly complex in the viewfinder in which we see them though.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Buechersuechtling
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It reminded me a bit of “A Winter‘s Tale” – which I also liked. Some aspects of the ending were a bit too over-hasty for me but I liked the relationship between Portis (🧡) and Percy. I also liked that Mulhauser isn‘t squeamish with his characters.

And, once more, if that is where drugs lead you, I made some right decisions in my life.

No light read but definitely recommended.

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Buechersuechtling
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I try this one. Even if I‘m not sure if I persevere for long. Might be I find it too strenuous.

But who knows … If the story and writing is good I might manage an hour, although I feel somewhat wrenched. About an hour after having taken my medicine I am allowed to eat.

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Buechersuechtling
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This is my next novel/fictional read.
To be honest I can‘t recall what it‘s all about and/or why I put it on my wish list. Maybe it was because it‘s a debut. 🤷🏽‍♀️

Anyway, I‘ll start it and I‘m looking forward to the story it will take me.

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KaraWines
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This was a story full of characters that I really enjoyed despite their flaws. I think the author did a tremendous job of creating characters I will keep with me. I also think this story of a teenage daughter trying to save her addicted mother is one that a lot of my students will enjoy and some may relate to.

Buechersuechtling Thanks for this review that made me curious – and lucky me, my library has it. So it‘s stacked and put on my wish list. 😃 6mo
KaraWines @Buechersuechtling Awesome! Let me know what you think! 6mo
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valeriegeary
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Started this book yesterday hoping to read it while snow piled up outside but alas....Reports of a Portland snowpocalypse were greatly exaggerated. We got a dusting at my house. Some other neighborhoods got a bit more. But today it's all sun and shine. Still damn cold though so when Percy almost gets frostbite...girl, I feel you. ☃️❄️

February #readwhatyouown Kindle edition.

BookishMarginalia That‘s a lovely #DogsofLitsy picture! 10mo
Suet624 Sweet, sweet pup. 10mo
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Lizpixie
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#GetMovin #day7 #Wasted In this heartbreaking novel everyone is wasted except 16yrold Percy James. A storms coming in Northern Michigan & Percy‘s meth addict mother is missing. Used to being the adult, she heads up into the mountains to her mums dealer boyfriends cabin, but instead of her mother she finds a baby girl slowly freezing to death while the baby‘s mama & Shelton lay in a drug stupor. Taking the child with her, she ends up being pursued.

Cinfhen Ohhh, sounds good!!! Is this YA?!? 2y
Lizpixie Definitely not. It‘s very dark, very much like Winters Bone. But it‘s so good, it‘ll stay with you for a long time👍 2y
Eggs Great book, memorable definitely 2y
RadicalReader @Lizpixie love when you hear of a great novel you‘re catapulted into a wonderful world of reading then discovering many more like it just as satisfying and addicting 2y
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TheLibrarian
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At sixteen, Percy is more grown up than most at her age. Her mother is a meth addict, who has disappeared. Percy goes to the meth dealer‘s house to find her mother but instead comes across an unattended baby. She takes the baby and begins a journey through a wild blizzard to get the baby to safety.

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BookaholicNatty
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Has anyone read this??? It was given to me by someone and i don‘t know anything about it!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks No, pretty cover though!! 2y
kristina_with_a_k Yes! Like it very much! 2y
TheLibrarian Just started reading it the other day! 2y
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CouronneDhiver Not yet - I just bought a copy last month though! 2y
lauralovesbooks1 I enjoyed it. Fast paced and atmospheric. 2y
Eggs Loved this book, its underrated 2y
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CocoReads
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Thanks for the tag @eanderson here are my #5in2018 I‘ve been promising my oldest for years that I will read Gatsby, I got Darktown for Christmas, and the others have just been languishing near the top of my stacks. If you haven‘t been tagged yet, consider yourself tagged!

RadicalReader @CocoReads this book sounds incredible!! How do you like it? 2y
CocoReads @RadicalReader I haven‘t actually read it yet. I always plan to but I keep getting distracted by all the other lovely books. 😊 2y
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Josie
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I'm from Phoenix, AZ, so I love books that take place in snowy places. This book is about a teenage girl named Percy who is looking for her meth addicted mother. When she turns up at the dealer's farm house, she finds a baby, alone and neglected. This short novel follows Percy on her journey to get the baby to safety during a horrible blizzard. I laughed, I cried, I shivered.

Moray_Reads Haunting picture ❤ 2y
ReadingOver50 I feel the same. Living in So. California I am obsessed with books taking place in snowy landscapes 2y
Eggs Loved this one 2y
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MyNamesParadise This was one of my favorites from last year! I think it came out in 2016! 2y
Josie @MyNamesParadise it was so good for being so short! 2y
MyNamesParadise @Josie it's quality not quantity! ☺️ I've been on the lookout for his next book but haven't heard anything yet! 2y
Josie @MyNamesParadise let me know if you hear anything! 2y
MyNamesParadise @Josie will do!! 2y
LauraBeth I was just checking in on you since it‘s been a while - hope all is well! ❤️ 2y
Josie @LauraBeth awww!!!!!!! You are too sweet! I am doing well! I'm still on Litsy, reading posts and stacking books! Just haven't been posting. My 2 year old recently gave up naps so I've been a mess! 2y
LauraBeth Glad you‘re still here. Tell that baby to nap 💕 2y
RadicalReader @Josie I love when a book perfectly and completely captures all the emotions 2y
RadicalReader @Josie if you‘re looking for an awesome read I HIGHLY RECOMMEND 2y
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LaurenMagoo
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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First of all, I should've saved this book for winter. All the snow and cold based imagery fell flat as I sat by the pool on a hot July day. But I liked the characters, and the fact that Mulhauser kept everyone in a gray area - no one was completely good or bad. I was expecting a thriller, it was more than that but not quite enough for me if that makes sense.

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LaurenMagoo
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"You'll get through what you need to get through."

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Bookish_B
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This book was such an unexpected gem. I really enjoyed it. It was both funny and heartbreaking at times, and compact! Only 233 pages.

Trina_L I just finished it too. I loved it! 2y
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AnnaSalvatore
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Neues CR ?
(Guides war einfach klasse!)
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1. Satz:
"Neun Tage nachdem Mama verschwunden war, hörte ich, dass sie sich mit Shelton Potter die Dröhnung gab."
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EDIT: Hab es mittlerweile durchgesuchtet, Leseempfehlung!!

RadicalReader @AnnaSalvatore I absolutely incredibly love the artwork on this book 2y
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Trina_L
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I really don't think I could live without books ❤️

BookishMarginalia Me either (edited) 2y
TrishB No way! 2y
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Lizpixie
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#JuneTunz #day5 #Resistance Percy, the lead character in this novel is all about resistance. Resisting the abuse she's suffered, resisting giving in and ending up a drug addicted no hoper like most of the people in her life, including her mother, and resisting leaving a defenceless baby behind to die from either the cold or the horrible neglect it was growing up in. She's an absolute hero as far as I'm concerned.

Cinfhen Sounds like a must read! Is it very dark? 3y
Lizpixie @Cinfhen it is very dark, but also its inspiring as Percy overcomes her upbringing. Well worth a read, it was an @Liberty recommendation. 3y
MyNamesParadise I LOVED this book!!! 3y
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JenFowler
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This was my go-to read over the last several days. Pretty good in some spots! If anything could of gone wrong for poor Percy they sure did...gooood grief! Bad luck times 1000.
I had a lot going on so it's hard to tell if it would of been a better reading experience if I could of focused and read it straight through. ⭐⭐⭐ 1/2

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Bks4Wrms
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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#Smalltown life set in the deep woods of Northern Michigan.

#RockInMay

Cinfhen Thanks for the post! I was about to stack and saw I had already stacked it 😜so now I need to move it up my ginormous list! 3y
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cplaczek
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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Drugs and relationships and the determination of a young girl to save a baby in the midst of forces beyond her control.

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trazo
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trazo
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Saturday reading! 📖 😊 ❤️

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Nebklvr
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Heartbreaking book about a 16year old girl trying to save a neglected baby during Michigan winter storm. I am meanwhile trying to warm my feet when once again someone starts hogging the heater!

Bette 😂😂🐶💜 3y
RadicalReader @Nebklvr what an awesome portable heater dog always has the right idea as soon as the heater comes out they feel if they fit they sit 2y
Nebklvr @RadicalReader But he LIKES the cold so why steal my heat?!?😂 2y
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Nebklvr
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A good day! Started a new book and get to welcome @lsullivan to Litsy! #LitsyAtoZ

lsullivan @nebklvr thanks! Can't wait to get started! 3y
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CocoReads
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Callemarie
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Hellllllo fellow littens!!!!! So myself and @Smangela have become die hard fans of this beautiful book community and have loved participating in photo contests so we figured what the hell! We'll do one ourselves. Of course my reasoning is more selfish in the fact I just want more book recommendations to add to my TBR 😜j/k we are excited to do this and give away some prizes. So let's get this thing started!!!! Monday here we come! #sweetemotion

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schmia
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#LitsyAtoZ "All the Books" definitely and correctly warned me I would not be able to put this down. I do not recall being warned, however, that I was going to have tears streaming down my face at the end. Read this on a day when you have an unlimited amount of time and no one is around to ask you why you are crying! #MAKEROOMMAKEROOM

RadicalReader @schmia who is “ all the books” are they an account on Litsy?! 2y
schmia @RadicalReader So All the Books is an (awesome) podcast -- I don't * think * they are on Litsy per as but one of the hosts is and you should follow her! @Liberty 2y
RadicalReader @schmia most definitely I have heard of podcasts before they‘re like radio talk shows 2y
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Bks4Wrms
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Mehso-so

This book illustrates the devastating domino effect of drug addiction.

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Jenshootsweddings
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I love snowy thrillers! I don't know why, given I get more than enough snow in my life 🙄 especially when they're set in Michigan ❤

Loved this fast-paced suspenseful little book. 16 year old Percy ventures out in a snowstorm to find her addict mother, and finds a crying baby instead. The next hours are spent trekking through the snowy woods with the baby, trying to find help.

Bookworm-Bobbie 😍 cute doggies 🐶 3y
Joybishoptx Look at those poochies! So cute! 3y
Cinfhen Those babies 🐾❤️🐶❤️🐶🐾 3y
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syasutake Oh my goodness those doggies!!! So huggable! (I love snowy stories, too ❄️) 3y
Bookish_B Cute puppies! 😍 3y
britt_brooke So stinking cute! 3y
CherylDeFranceschi ❤🐶❤🐶 3y
RadicalReader @Jenshootsweddings what is your favorite thriller you‘ve read? 2y
Jenshootsweddings @RadicalReader for 2017, I‘d have to say Behind Her Eyes! 2y
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jessberk13
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January kicked butt!! Thanks to the #24in48 readathon, I read a whopping 20 books, way surpassing my goal of 12!

I'll be setting the bar a little lower for next month, since I have a lot of longer novels on my TBR pile.

StephBengtson Woo! 🎊🎉🍾 3y
jessdean 😃🎉👌🏽📚🎊 3y
lilycobalt Wow! Awesome job! 3y
DebinHawaii Great month!! Awesome! 🎉📚👍 3y
melbeautyandbooks Great job! 3y
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Jenshootsweddings
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Downtown, having a chai tea latter and cheese croissant while The American goes to the chiropractor. This was super peaceful and lovely until 10 thirteen year old girls descended into the spot beside me 🙄

Reviewsbylola I always want to run when I see a ton of teenage girls come in to an establishment. 😬 3y
Meg11726 Why are they not in school?! 😂😂 hopefully you managed to find some quiet trading time 3y
readinginthedark My friends call me a "crotchety old lady" because of my rants about teenagers in public places. ?I'm 29. 3y
I-read-and-eat @readinginthedark I am 23 and I rant about teenagers all the time. I think I disliked teenagers ever since I was one 😂 3y
readinginthedark @I-read-and-eat Right?! 😆I think they bother me more since I had a child, for some reason. 3y
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tmmahaffey
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Yayyy!! #24in48 I did it! I read for 24.5 hours and finished 3 graphic novels and 4 novels (I was already 75% into Heartless before the readathon, though!) and got a decent way into an audiobook, too. So happy! 😊

MrBook Congratulations!!!! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great reading! 🎉🎉👏🏻👏🏻📚📚 3y
JoeStalksBeck 👏👏👏👏👏👏❗️❗️❗️❗️ 3y
Librariana That readathon spread looks familiar 😄 I'm so glad people have found it helpful! And so glad you got such a good number of books read. Congrats! 😊 3y
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Demelza
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Took to my bed, poorly sick. Picked up this and instantly got blown away. Wow. Just WOW!!

RadicalReader @Demelza I couldn‘t add this book to my TBR quick enough seems like an absolutely incredible can‘t be put down material 2y
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MelanieMefford
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Loved this one! Great way to wrap up the @24in48 Readathon! (More like 25 because I had to finish Sweet girl! Hope everyone had a blast reading!

DebinHawaii Great job! 🎉📚👍 3y
RadicalReader @MelanieMefford couldn‘t imagine getting through 24 books in 48 hours but to those who can wow they‘re the roadrunner of readers 2y
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BooksForEmpathy
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Here's one from this morning in SF 😍.

This is the book I finished while in line at Disneyland over the weekend. I devoured it. It's quiet, but so powerful and tense and there are sentences in here that brought me to my knees (in my mind of course). It reminded me of All the Ugly and Wonderful Things in so many ways. A title I like to say out loud & that rings in my ears even today. It will break your heart and end the way you need it to.

britt_brooke What a view!! 3y
Megabooks Great view!! 3y
KateTheBookworm Wow, gorgeous picture! 3y
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kspenmoll Beautiful sky. 3y
mcipher This is beautiful 😍 3y
MyNamesParadise Sweetgirl was released first! And nice view!!! 3y
mauveandrosysky Ok, sold! I need to read this. 3y
RadicalReader @BooksForEmpathy cannot express adequately ( even with the addition of emojis) how beautiful sunsets truly are 2y
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AshleyS
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Good book, great on audio. I enjoyed the story, but it did seem familiar, not sure what I've read/seen that is similar, but I still enjoyed. All of the parents in this book are horrible, but I really liked Percy.

MyNamesParadise You should read Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy. The whole drug theme always reminds me of Breaking Bad on some level! 3y
AshleyS @MyNamesParadise thanks for the recommendation, I put a hold on it at my library! 3y
MyNamesParadise @AshleyS you're welcome! Enjoy!! 3y
schmia It reminded me a lot of Winter's Bone. Also at times Portis Dale's manner of speaking made me think that he was what William H Macy's Frank in "Shameless" would sound like if Frank were * only slightly * more sober. Just read it yesterday and loved it, but also shared your feeling that some of it seemed familiar! 3y
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Eggs
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From the first paragraph to the last, this book is a clear winner. I am so glad I read it tonight: a pleasant surprise

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Well-ReadNeck
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#ReadJanuary

A couple of "girl" books currently on my Kindle.

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CocoReads
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Returned 4, came home with 15. I'd say that sounds about right. None of my current reads are capturing my attention. Surely something here will do the trick. Plus I'm gearing up for #24in48

Reviewsbylola I just bought Mischling. 3y
CocoReads I had to snag the large print copy, someone already had checked out the regular print. 3y
Cinfhen WOW! You had a good day at the library 😊💞👍🏻 3y
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CocoReads @Cinfhen I did indeed! Plus all the tbr here at home. I was going to dip my toe into comics and graphic novels but couldn't figure out their organizational system. I think I'm just going to have to figure out what I want and then put holds on them. 😬 3y
Bindrosbookshelf I do the same thing! Except often I have one on hold, go to the hold section and then i find I have wandered off and have a new stack, to add to my older stack at home. Get overwhelmed by stack, go to bookstore or library again to feel better, add to the stack. Book addict defying logic right here 🙋🙈 3y
CocoReads @jadedeverafter kindred spirits 3y
RadicalReader @CocoReads what were your favorite books from this mammoth pile? 2y
CocoReads @RadicalReader the Sarah Maclean books for sure, I don‘t think I got to any of the others before they were due but I‘m reading the Mothers now. 2y
CocoReads Oh and the Leah Remini book was good too 2y
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jessberk13
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Fangirling a little bit because Travis Mulhauser just responded to my tweet! 🤓🤗🤓

josie281 I have done the same. ❤️ 3y
BibliOphelia Once Margaret Atwood retweeted me and I couldn't function normally for two days, so I get you! 😜 3y
Twocougs @BibliOphelia you're my hero 3y
BibliOphelia @Twocougs I have to live each day knowing my life may have already had its greatest moment 😂😂 3y
Branwen Hahaha! This is awesome! 3y
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pinkpygmypuffs
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Joined the waitlist for this ebook this morning and got the notification 2 minutes ago that it became available for me!

Bob thinks my excitement for books is silly. 😹😻

awishman My cats think getting excited about anything other than laser pointers is silly. 😻 3y
Bookzombie 💕🐱 3y
Megabooks 👍🏻👍🏻 3y
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Joybishoptx Bob is adorable!😻😻😻 3y
pinkpygmypuffs Thank you @Joybishoptx although he's kind of a jerk to everyone but me. 😂😂 3y
Joybishoptx @peanutbutterpatti my Juliet is the same way 3y
DebinHawaii Bob is sassy! 🐱❤️ 3y
jessberk13 Did you read this? Did you like it? 3y
pinkpygmypuffs I'm starting it this weekend. I forgot lol @jessica 3y
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jessberk13
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Another fantastic novel recommended by @Liberty ! A strong, young female who is thrown into responsibility well before she should have been sets off to find her cracked-out mother, and instead finds a baby girl. It was heart wrenching, funny, and incredibly sad - so read it!!!!

courtney Glad to hear you loved it! I recently bought it and I can't wait! 3y
Pelican71 I loved it too! 3y
Jillsandypants I really enjoyed this book ☺️ 3y
MyNamesParadise I absolutely loved that book! 3y
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I am absolutely loving this book so far! The dialogue is so funny and fast paced, and this exchange just made me actually LOL 😂

Donna_sBookMinute That's when you know you're really enjoying a book. 😉 3y
Ashley_Nicoletto This is on my TBR. Can't wait to read it! 3y
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MyNamesParadise I love that book! 3y
Jana This book is AMAZING!! One of my favorites of last year! 3y
RadicalReader Can't wait to check this novel out. The quote definitely got me interested because it is what this generation goes through. Something there one minute then not there 3y
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jessberk13
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Starting this now. I know nothing about it except I'm fairly certain it was purchased after @Liberty raved about it, therefore it must be good!

Jenshootsweddings I just got this one as well! I'm saving it for @24in48 3y
Christine I loved this book. ❤ 3y
GlitteryOtters I'm also saving it for @24in48 as well. Let us know how you like it! I am looking forward to reading it! 3y
Jess Oh, oh, oh! I loved this book. Enjoy. 3y
BookBabe Sounds good! 3y
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Jenshootsweddings
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So remember when I said my resolution was to stop buying books? THIS IS WHY. I ordered these after Christmas so I'm still in the clear for no-new-books-2017 but still. Exhibit A for this being a good resolution 🙄
But in the meantime ... WHERE DO I START? 😻😻#bookhaul

lauralovesbooks1 Sweetgirl and Killing in the Hills are both really good. 3y
LauraBeth Such good things to choose from! 3y
Zelma I loved American Housewife. So twisted and dark and funny. 3y
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Cinfhen The short story collection was hilarious 😂 and the cover is awesome 3y
kbuggle 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 3y
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Pelican71
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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Good, solid first book of #2017. The book isn't long and it kept me interested as to what would happen next. Percy is a strong and determined cookie. There were sad moments and engaging moments. Oh and Portis. Needless to say, I recommend this book.

Lizpixie I loved this book! One of my favourites of 2016 3y
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Pelican71
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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"You would be surprised by the things you can walk through when it is necessary to keep walking."

BookishTrish That's gorgeous writing 3y
Pelican71 I thought so too @BookishTrish. So much truth in that one sentence. 3y
MyNamesParadise I loved that line! 3y
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Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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I love it when characters in a book are complex 😊

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kaykay521
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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This tale of a teenage girl forced to grow up to soon bc of a meth addicted mother is great. Loved the plot, setting and especially the complex characters.

MyNamesParadise I loved that book so much!! 3y
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Pelican71
Sweetgirl | Travis Mulhauser
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First book of #2017

MyNamesParadise I absolutely loved this book!! Enjoy! 3y
Pelican71 @MyNamesParadise Just finished and I really enjoyed it even though it was not a light plot. Percy was a strong and determined young woman. 3y
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