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The Overstory
The Overstory | Richard Powers
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MrsMalaprop
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#Upnext #currentlyreading I have high hopes for this one 🤞🌳🎄🌴

In case you‘re wondering about the beach-book photos, we currently have Vacswim here in Australia, heavily subsidized school holiday swimming lessons. They are run at pools & beaches & we love doing our summer lessons at Coogee Beach. Note the yellow shark net in the distance 🏊🏼🦈😬.

Tamra Beautiful! I just ordered Overstory today. 🤞🏾 1w
Jeg Will be very interested in what you think. 1w
BarbaraBB Great initiative! 1w
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shawnmooney
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Kimzey Can‘t wait to read this! 2w
Cathythoughts Love this quote 👍🏻❤️ 2w
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jfount
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“There are a hundred thousand species of love, separately invented, each more ingenious than the last, and every one of them keeps making things.”

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britt_brooke
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Gonna head into 2020 with the current pulitzer winner. Beautiful #firstline !

Julsmarshall It is so good!!! 🥰😍🥰 3w
britt_brooke @Julsmarshall It‘s really beautiful so far. 💚 3w
CallMeIshmael Too sad for me 2w
britt_brooke @CallMeIshmael It‘s profoundly sad, but also beautiful. Gonna take some time to get through. 2w
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TrishB
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Waterstones sale today ?the Daniel Silva one was £ and brings me up to date in the series (this is still over (d0 on Amazon for some reason- have been waiting for it to come down) Qb each for the other two.

squirrelbrain Bargains! 📚❤️ 3w
Centique That‘s a great haul! 3w
TrishB @squirrelbrain @Centique was very pleased 😊❤️ 3w
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Reggie What a nice cover on the Overstory. I hope you like it TrishB! 3w
TrishB @Reggie I couldn‘t resist it at that price and all the Litsy love, will let you know when I get to it. 3w
Balibee146 Oooh yi really want Overstory and £3 would be good..... But can I be bothered trailing a town over and trying to park for Waterstones 🤔🤔🙄🙃😵 lol 3w
TrishB @Balibee146 I was already going to town to the pictures so I just detoured! This one isn‘t on the website either, though there are loads of current hardbacks for half price online. (edited) 3w
Balibee146 Thanks @TrishB I've got visitors and a dog staying so don't think I can be bothered lol... The audible sample sounds good too so was already thinking I'd go for that format initially. Thanks must look on their website... Got some Christmas money lol 👍😘 3w
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Oryx
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Starting my jolabokaflod present from Mr Oryx. ♥️

squirrelbrain I have that on my TBR shelf... will get round to reading it one day! Enjoy reading and have a lovely Christmas! 😘 3w
TrishB I shall hopefully get to next year 😁 happy Christmas 🎄 3w
kathedron I love that book! 3w
Oryx @kathedron I wasn't sure what to expect from it, but it's fantastic so far. 3w
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shawnmooney
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Cathythoughts Beautiful book ❤️👍🏻 4w
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Decalino
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This book affected me so deeply. It's about trees, and the interconnected lives of several people, but that is such an inadequate description. It evoked memories of the woods of my childhood, sense memories from a time when I had a profound emotional connection to nature. The author brilliantly reflects the growing sense of despair about the future of our natural world, but balances it with enough love and hope to inspire action. A new favorite.

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britt_brooke
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Michele - Thank you SO much for my holiday swap gifts. 💚 I‘m so excited for all of the books!! Love everything! So thoughtful. 🤗🎄🎁

#bookhaul
#nashvillemeetup
#nashvillelittens
#meetup

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Tonton
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I went to return library books and couldn‘t walk out without books. Then I had to kill time before a meeting so browsed a bookstore and don‘t know how it happened but bought the tagged book😎

morgan_lionheart It's the best book I read all year! You won't regret it! 1mo
Cathythoughts I loved tagged book 👍🏻❤️ 1mo
Tonton #morgan_lionheart #Cathythoughts Planning to start tomorrow ! 1mo
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Croissonter
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“What you make from a tree should be at least as miraculous as what you cut down.”

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Emilymdxn
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My #top10ofthedecade #fictionedit is 12 books I admit but if you ask me to trim any of them I‘ll cry. These books published this decade have all made a big impact on me. The Overstory is a strong contender for my favourite book of all time, I only read it two years ago but like with love at first sight I guess sometimes you ‘just know‘. I‘m excited for what writers will have to tell us in the next decade.

Kalalalatja Strong picks you have there! 1mo
Amiable “Americanah” is definitely going to make my top 10 list —SUCH a fabulous book! 1mo
Cathythoughts Yes The Overstory will be in my list too 1mo
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BarbaraBB Great choices! 1mo
saresmoore Love these picks! 1mo
Scochrane26 Americanah will be on my list, too. And I love Homegoing.. 1mo
Liz_M Richard Powers is quite the writer! I really need to find time for The Overstory. 1mo
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Anna40
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Book store browsing in Georgetown today. I loved browsing in a good book store :) I bought The Overstory and ate in a French Bakery @JulietteGF @Faibka ;)

JulietteGF That's the way to do it ;) 2mo
Anna40 @JulietteGF Oh yes! 😊 2mo
Faibka How cool! ❤️ 2mo
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Abailliekaras
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A superb book. Thought-provoking, it‘s a call to action but more importantly it‘s beautifully written, with interesting characters & a great story. It builds in a tree structure: ‘roots‘ for characters‘ beginnings & in ‘trunk‘ they‘re established & go on a journey. Changed how I look at trees & reminded me of the joy & awe in nature when we‘re young. Warmth in tone & whimsy give hope rather than depress. Vivid scenes - I wanted to go there! 🌳

Emilymdxn I‘m so glad you loved it as much as I did! 2mo
Lindy Great review! 2mo
kathedron Glorious book! ❤ 2mo
Abailliekaras @lindy thank you! 2mo
Abailliekaras @Emilymdxn @kathedron I‘m obsessed. ☺️ 2mo
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Cathythoughts
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#MOvember #HumanNature I read this recently, so good ! This is my favorite cover of the book. Humans & trees 🌲 Humans & Nature ❤️💔

erzascarletbookgasm 👏 good interpretation! 2mo
Balibee146 Stacked... This looks so good 2mo
Cinfhen Nicely played!!! #TreeWhisperer 2mo
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Caroline2 I need to move this up my tbr pile; it‘s been on my shelf for a year now!!! 🤦‍♀️ 2mo
Cathythoughts @Balibee146 it is good 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen thanks 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
Cathythoughts @Caroline2 look forward to your thoughts whenever you get there 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
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inmegslibrary
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“You can‘t see what you don‘t understand. But what you think you understand, you‘ll fail to notice.”

charl08 Wow! Beautiful image. 2mo
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Abailliekaras
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Reading ‘The Overstory‘ is making me see trees in a whole new light 🌳. This avenue and our street were planted with English Oak and English Elm trees in memory of our fallen soldiers after WW1. 🌺

Cinfhen So beautiful and yes, I have a deep gratitude for trees after reading 2mo
Cathythoughts Just finished Overstory yesterday .... I agree , I see the trees 👍🏻❤️ beautiful pic (edited) 2mo
Abailliekaras @Cinfhen @cathythoughts thank you! I feel a book hangover coming on after I finish this one. 😉 2mo
Blaire Heard so many good things about this one...need to make time for it. 2mo
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Cathythoughts
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“ Something in the air‘s scent commands the woman: Close your eyes & think of willow. The weeping you see will be wrong. Picture an acacia thorn. Nothing in your thought will be sharp enough. What hovers right above you? What floats over your head right now- now? Trees even farther away join in
The pine she leans against says : Listen. There‘s something you need to hear. “
5⭐️

I love walking with my dogs in the woods even more now 👍🏻❤️

TrishB Lovely ❤️👍🏻 2mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB thanks! 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Wow 5 stars for this tome! Nice review! 2mo
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batsy Wow... Lovely quote 💫 2mo
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm thanks! I really enjoyed it ! Definitely a prize winning book ! 2mo
Cathythoughts @batsy thanks.. I‘m walking my dogs in the woods & the trees are making me cry ... precious 2mo
Kalalalatja Such a great book! 2mo
Cathythoughts @Kalalalatja Isn‘t it ❤️ 2mo
BarbaraBB You finished it! Great review. 💙 2mo
Cathythoughts @BarbaraBB thanks! I really enjoyed it 2mo
Balibee146 Wow..... This just moved right up the top of my purchase list ❤️ 2mo
readordierachel Love this review ❤ 2mo
Tamra I‘m glad I found your favorable review for this novel because I just used a gift card to purchase it! 👌🏾🤞🏾 1w
Cathythoughts @Tamra I look forward to your thoughts! I did really love it & think it a special book ❤️👍🏻 1w
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Abailliekaras
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My children building a tree-house this morning. Very on-point with my current read! 😝🌳

Tamra 👌🏾 2mo
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Cathythoughts
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#BookReport Still reading & still in love with The Overstory.... hopefully finish this week. A pure pleasure to read 👍🏻❤️

Cinfhen Oh, I‘m so glad you‘re still feeling Overstory 💚 2mo
arubabookwoman My favorite read last year. 2mo
TrishB Sounds lovely ❤️ 2mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen @arubabookwoman @TrishB just about to settle down to it for Sunday afternoon 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
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Abailliekaras
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My flight read (en route to Sydney this morning). I am loving this! 📖🥰

Tamra I am so ready to read this one! 2mo
Cathythoughts I‘m reading it at the moment too ... really good 2mo
Abailliekaras @Cathythoughts I‘m loving it more and more as I go on! 2mo
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Gruru
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How do you review this giant of a book. At first it seems it is short stories. Unconnected except that the overarching subject is the tree. But as the book unfolds you realise that like the trees themselves they have rooted and branched connections. Characters who are the same. The same causes to be fought for, the same trees in different places and times. It is the best book I have read in a long time. Very pertinent too with mass extinctions.

Leftcoastzen Great review!🌲🌳🍃 2mo
Cathythoughts Lovely review! I‘m reading this one just now 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
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Cathythoughts
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OVERSTORY ❤️ She takes his shaking hand in the dark. It feels good, like a root must feel, when it finds, after centuries, another root to pleach to underground. There are a hundred thousand species of love, separately invented, each more ingenious than the last, and every one of them keeps making things.

This book is blowing me away. ❤️💔
( Pic of a tree on our dog walk)

Emilymdxn So glad you‘re enjoying this one! It‘s probably one of my favourite books ever it‘s so incredible 2mo
Cathythoughts @Emilymdxn I‘m loving it ... I‘m about 190 pages in & I‘m interested to see how it goes from here as a lot of reviews say it changes at this point & becomes a more difficult read .... 🤞🏻 2mo
batsy Beautiful quote 💕 2mo
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Cathythoughts @batsy have you read this one Suba ? There are quotes like this on every page ❤️ 2mo
batsy I haven't yet, Cathy! But I definitely want to 2mo
Reggie There‘s videos on YouTube of him reading parts of this book and when I watched some my spirit got lighter and my blood pressure went down a couple points. Beautiful quote! 2mo
Cathythoughts @Reggie I must have a listen ...that is so interesting , I had a similar experience last night - as I‘ve been a bit stressed the last week .... but as I settled into this book last night I found my heart beat slowing & I found some peace. Powerful stuff Reggie 2mo
Cathythoughts @batsy 👍❤️ 2mo
Leftcoastzen I was extremely moved by this book. 2mo
Cathythoughts @Leftcoastzen yes! Me too ❤️✨👍🏻 2mo
Tamra I covet this book every time I see a post! I wish audio was available so I could get to it sooner. (edited) 2mo
Tamra @Reggie I need to check it out! 2mo
Cathythoughts @Tamra I was thinking of you & was going to tag you about it 👍🏻❤️ 2mo
Tamra @Cathythoughts 🤗 I will get to it over the break. It might have to be a Mrs. Claus present to myself. 😄 2mo
youneverarrived Ah that is lovely 💚💚 2mo
readordierachel How beautiful. Must read this 💕 2mo
TrishB First review that‘s made me want to read it! 2mo
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pigeonsandcrows
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This book is due back at my library tomorrow and 4 people have holds on it behind me. I can't say I'll be rushing to get back in line for it. I love the idea- reimagining the relationship between humans and trees, a new understanding of trees- but after 250 pages, I have become quite bored with the multiple virtually indistinguishable human characters and their stories and there are still another 250 pages to go. Just not a good fit for me. Bail.

merelybookish I found this a slog. 2mo
BarbaraBB Me too! 2mo
pigeonsandcrows @merelybookish Slog is a great word for my experience with it. 2mo
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LiteraryOverwhelm
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Almost finished with this beautiful book. I am more in love with trees than ever before.

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pigeonsandcrows
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I've been struggling with this one for a while. I haven't given up, but it's not getting any easier. The writing is good and the concept is very appealing- trees communicating with humans and whatnot- but it's just not drawing me in by the halfway point.

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Cathythoughts
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#WeeklyForecast
Plan A : The Overstory, I‘ve started & it‘s very good & it‘s long .. it will take me at least the week ... if I get into it.
Also , look over The Testaments for Friday night Bookclub - when we will be dressing up as Handmaids ( or whichever character we want ) 👍❤️excited !

Plan B : I‘m not sure 🤔

JennyM I‘m already looking forward to pics of your bookclub 😊👏🏼 2mo
Cathythoughts @JennyM thanks! I know , it should be fun 😁 2mo
RachelO Hope you enjoy The Overstory - I started it but was scuppered by library due dates - it‘s one I want to get back to some day. 2mo
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Cinfhen That is soooooo fun!!!! You better post a picture of your bookclub 🥰😘 2mo
Cinfhen I‘ll be curious to see how you do with 2mo
TrishB The book club sounds fab! 2mo
Cathythoughts @RachelO thanks! It‘s off to a great start .... I hope I can do it , as I hear it gets a bit tougher to concentrate as the story goes on 🤞🏻 really beautiful writing 2mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen @TrishB thanks! Looking forward to Bookclub, I‘ll take pics 👍❤️ I‘ve got my Handmaids dress & bonnet ready 2mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen Overstory is really good so far 🤞🏻 2mo
Cinfhen I LOVED the first part of Overstory but it slowly started to become a chore by mid way. I do think the scientific info about trees was brilliant. That will definitely stay with me 2mo
Tanisha_A Eee, looking forward to seeing pictures from bookclub night! 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm This Friday sounds fun! Can‘t wait to see pics! 2mo
Cathythoughts @Tanisha_A thanks! Should be good 👍❤️ 2mo
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm thanks Jessie. We are excited 👍❤️ 2mo
readordierachel Book club sounds like it'll be a great time! Looking forward to the full report 😊 2mo
Cathythoughts @readordierachel thanks! Should be interesting ! We are an opinionated group 😁 2mo
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shadowspeak17
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️
I thought the first part was really good. The introductions to the characters and how trees played into their individual histories had me like 😍🌲 But then the rest was very up and down for me. After their great set up, I thought the characters felt pretty meh after that and things moved at a pace that felt too slow in some places and too fast in others. ⬇️

shadowspeak17 I‘m using this for #booked2019 #RemindsYouOfYourHappyPlace because I love being around trees. 😊

#catsoflitsy #Phoenix
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BarbaraTheBibliophage Great pick for that prompt! 👊🏻♥️📚 3mo
Crazeedi Purrrfect pic!!😸 3mo
Cinfhen Exactly how I felt about this book!!! After such a careful and beautifully crafted introduction (about 200 pages) this book became a CHORE to get through. Our bookclub all felt similar. 3mo
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Gezemice
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A magnum opus, it is brilliant, heavy, complex, and long, written in dazzling prose. Powers pours his tree-soul into this novel. Sprawling, spanning centuries, entangled, wild, resigned, like old growth forests. Leafing in too many directions, but each branch is complex, living, breathing, poetic, and beautiful. Metculously drawn characters, their passions, trees and humans - which will survive? Grief of death but also hope. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

Gezemice A complex book, brilliant, but also somewhat tedious, in the vein of Moby Dick. Full review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2996562174 3mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Great review. Another of my favorites for the year. 3mo
Gezemice @BarbaraTheBibliophage Thank you! It is one of those books where I did not feel like anything about the plot or characters would be useful to mention - it is an overall feeling that I took away from it. 3mo
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BarbaraTheBibliophage @Gezemice For sure. It‘s impossible to explain its scope and depth. 3mo
Reggie Really nice review!! I loved this book. 3mo
Gezemice @Reggie Thank you! So much is in this book. 3mo
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ReadingEnvy
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Reading Envy Podcast Episode 169: Simulacrum with Jon Sealy.
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Jenny sits down in the Reading Envy Pub with author and publisher Jon Sealy. After we talk about the state of publishing and Jon's current projects, we also discuss books we've read and liked recently. Some books are just better in audio, some are necessarily dark, while others clear away the gloom.
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https://tinyurl.com/ReadingEnvy169

Cathythoughts Just had a listen ! Really enjoyed - I‘m learning so much from your podcasts !! I‘m going to give Overstory a go ... yeer discussion was inspiring... I love Tana French too ... interesting to hear yeer take. Thankyou ! (edited) 3mo
ReadingEnvy @Cathythoughts thanks for listening! Jon really made me want to go back and read more Tana French. 3mo
andrew61 I listened this morning jenny and a really interesting episode, i would like to have a look at jon's new venture, does he have website as some of thebooks he is publishing sounded interesting. Wasn't sure abt the overstory but think ill add it to next year's planned reads as well as the border officers story. 2mo
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ReadingEnvy @andrew61 yes I link to it from the show notes of that episode, called haywire books. 2mo
ReadingEnvy @andrew61 I have my eye on more tree books too - 2mo
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nikirtehsuxlol
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When you think you made a lot of progress on an ebook and then you get the physical copy and realize you‘re not even halfway through 🤨

Gezemice Haha! It is loooong! 3mo
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shadowspeak17
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1. The Overstory (Powers)
2. Lanny (Porter)
3. Confessions (Minato) Technically, I gave it 4.5 stars, but I‘ve been pretty stingy with my 5 stars this year (only 2 so far).
#weekendreads

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jen_hayes7
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London Review Bookstore was an excellent stop. Has an adorable cafe attached (though we‘d just snacked at the nearby British Museum). A definite must shop if you‘re in the area!! I‘m very fortunate that my other half understands that visiting local bookstores is a must while on vacation. #london

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nikirtehsuxlol
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I didn‘t finish this by the time it was due back at the library, so my hold finally came through and we‘re picking up where I left off! 🍂

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bernadette
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I've been getting most of my books through the library, which I think is a good thing, but today I had the urge to buy The Overstory. A local shop is holding a book discussion on it in November and this seems like the kind of book I would like to discuss.

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lkurgs
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“You know, you look at those mountains, and you think: Civilization will fade away, but that will go on forever. Only, civilization is snorting like a steer on growth hormones, and those mountains are going down.”

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litsybookclub
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Discussion Question Number Three.

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Discussion Question Number Two.

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Discussion Question Number One.

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Daisey
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For most of this book, I considered it a borderline pick, but in the end I‘m going with so-so because it just did not live up to my expectations after all those pages. I enjoyed the early story portions and time in the giant tree the best. Some parts were beautiful and fascinating, but other parts came across to me as long winded and sometimes unclear. Pieces I hoped to see build and connect in great ways lost their intensity.

#LitsyBookClub

Daisey I read a good portion of this as an ebook but also switched to the #audiobook for parts in order to finish by this weekend. The narrator was good, but personally I preferred reading this story in print. 4mo
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litsybookclub
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We hope you‘ll join us for our live discussion of The Overstory by Richard Powers tomorrow at 2pm ET. Here is the link to join our discussion:
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/2104086391

Abailliekaras On my shelf at the moment! 4mo
tpixie @Daisey thanks! I‘ll put it on my TBR (edited) 4mo
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Susanita
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#7covers7days #covercrush #lastday

Yes explanation! When a dear coworker enthusiastically recommends a book, you put it on your #TBR list immediately.

Tag yourself if you want to play along.

RachelO That‘s a pretty cover - I hadn‘t seen that version of it 😍 4mo
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Daisey
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With our #LitsyBookClub discussion coming up quickly, I gave in and added the audio along with my Kindle copy. This morning was a beautiful time to listen, but I think I like reading this book better than listening so I‘m still going back and forth when I can.

#audiobook

TalecArashi Oh, what a lovely photo :D 4mo
Daisey @TalecArashi Thanks! It was a beautiful sunrise as I left for work this morning. ☀️ 4mo
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Pedrocamacho
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There is little that I can say about The Overstory that wouldn‘t, ultimately, spoil something interesting. I loved the characters. I loved that trees and living things are front and center.

Pedrocamacho Everything looks like a tree metaphor to me now. 😊 Also, I miss Maidenhair and Watchman already. I wanted more time with them in the tree 😊 4mo
Reggie @Pedrocamacho you can go on YouTube and lookup the video of the worlds oldest trees and it‘s sad but one was in Africa until someone recently drove their car into it. But some of those trees are centuries old. I looked it up because of this book which I also loved. 4mo
Pedrocamacho @Reggie I will definitely look that video up. I've hiked through some Bristlecone Pines out here in Colorado...also centuries old. The description of the millennia old root systems was surprising too; growing since before humans had any sort of writing; I honestly had no idea. BTW, there's a great author talk on YouTube with Powers at Shakespeare & Co. 4mo
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Rjcteacher
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I was enlightened about trees (and I did not think I was unenlightened to begin) and grew to know and admire the characters. Big and American and ultimately powerful...

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ImperfectCJ
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Another Overstory cover, especially for @Caroline2 🙂

Caroline2 Ohhhhhh 😯 what a lovely edition!!! 😍 thanks for posting! 😀 4mo
Caroline2 I think I prefer your edition thinking about it. 🤔 4mo
ImperfectCJ @Caroline2 Until your post, it's the only version I'd seen, but I like it, too. It seems almost like it's camouflaged. 4mo
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Caroline2
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I couldn‘t choose a final book for day 7 of #7days7covers #covercrush so here‘s 4 and I still need to read them all. 🤦‍♀️ I‘ve really enjoyed this challenge! So lovely to see everyone‘s beautiful books! 💖

ImperfectCJ I almost included the Overstory cover I have, which is different from the one you have here. It's interesting to see different covers on the same book, especially when more than one of them is attractive. 4mo
Caroline2 @ImperfectCJ ohhhh you‘ll have to post your cover now!!! 😆 I love seeing alternative covers!! 👀 4mo
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KatieB
The Overstory: A Novel | Richard Powers
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Just started this and whilst the prologue had me a little worried that the language would go over my head, I was thoroughly invested in the first chapter. It's a good start!

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The Overstory: A Novel | Richard Powers
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There are nine major human characters in this novel. Plus countless trees and forests, which became also characters for me. The narrator tackles all of it herself, and is excellent. The story made me sad, angry, hopeless, hopeful, and did make me laugh occasionally. Mostly I was captivated by the way all of the humans are changed by the trees in their lives. And how they go on after.

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MommyWantsToReadHerBook Great review! 4mo
Readerann Agree with all you said, especially with the myriad of adjectives! 4mo
kathedron I adored this book! 4mo
Graciouswarriorprincess I just finished reading for the @litsybookclub and loved it! 4mo
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