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Sula
Sula | Toni Morrison
Two girls who grow up to become women. Two friends who become something worse than enemies. In this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison tells the story of Nel Wright and Sula Peace, who meet as children in the small town of Medallion, Ohio. Their devotion is fierce enough to withstand bullies and the burden of a dreadful secret. It endures even after Nel has grown up to be a pillar of the black community and Sula has become a pariah. But their friendship ends in an unforgivable betrayalor does it end? Terrifying, comic, ribald and tragic, Sula is a work that overflows with life.
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BiblioLitten
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Toni Morrison is not new to me but I have never read her novels. I wonder what took me so long. #auldlangreads #1WordTitle #classicschallenge2020
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OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚😊 5d
readordierachel Fantastic book! 5d
MrBook Other great books caught your eye first. 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5d
BiblioLitten @MrBook Can‘t deny that! 😁 5d
Reviewsbylola I‘ve got a few of her books on my list. I read this one a few years ago. 4d
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littlehoeontheprairie
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Fucked up if true
Also I really love the cover design for this edition.

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Soubhiville
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I got to hear these beautiful speakers talking about Toni Morrison at #TXBookFest2019. They made me want to read all of her books right this second. They also made me want to buy both of their books, which I am likely to do first thing in the morning.

Day 1 of #TexasBookFestival2019 was wonderful.

Hooked_on_books I‘m envious! Looks like you‘re having a great time. 3mo
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Soubhiville @Hooked_on_books it‘s been great so far! I‘m looking forward to seeing Ruta Sepetys, Julia Phillips, Mesha Martin, and Rainbow Rowell today. 💜. There‘s a bunch of Littens considering coming next year... I don‘t know if that would be in the realm of possibility for you but it would be great if you‘re interested! 3mo
Soubhiville @Hooked_on_books I see you weren‘t a big fan of The Old Drift... it‘s only got mediocre Litsy reviews. Maybe this is one I should borrow not buy? (edited) 3mo
Hooked_on_books I just heard Julia Phillips on a podcast and she was lovely. Plus her book is incredible. I would say borrow The Old Drift for sure. I really wanted to love that book. I think coming to the festival would be amazing, but I‘m not sure I can swing it. My husband‘s birthday is this week and he would definitely not be interested in that. But it would be really cool to meet up. We shall see. 3mo
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BeaG
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This was a deep book. Tragedy after tragedy. I liked it even though it was a sad story.

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JennyM 💜 4mo
Crazeedi Pretty! 4mo
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NeedsMoreBooks Gorgeous 💜💜 4mo
CoffeeCatsBooks That‘s gorgeous! 4mo
readordierachel How lovely! I'm sad the copy I sent never made it to you. 4mo
ephemeralwaltz One of my favorites! 4mo
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VeryLazyDaisy
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This will be me all day. In bed, reading Sula by Toni Morrison. I‘m aiming for a silent day. No music. No podcasts. Just me and this book and the rain outside.

tpixie Lovely 😊 enjoy 📚📚📚 5mo
suvata Have fun 5mo
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Weird. Strange. Sad. Those are the first words that come to mind while thinking about this book. A lot of weird things happen throughout and I had to keep reminding myself that it was a different time period and was written in the 70s. Was a very quick read and even though it was short so much happened.

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rather_be_reading
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Book 113 of 2019
#rip

thehonestpuck Oddly enough this is the only Toni Morrison book I've read. It's wonderful and strange and I definitely need to read more 5mo
ginganinja Giving Song of Solomon a reread now in celebration of Toni Morrison's extraordinary life! 5mo
rather_be_reading @thehonestpuck this is my first! 5mo
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rather_be_reading @ginganinja awww definitely! 5mo
thehonestpuck I look forward to seeing what you think! 5mo
LiztheBibliophile I loved this book. 5mo
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MoonWitch94
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Thank you, Ms. Morrison, for your words & thoughts & stories. Our world will be a bit darker without your insight to the human experience, but heaven just got a bit brighter. #tonimorrison #restineternalpeace #thankyou

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violettemeier
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You will be missed. Rest in paradise.

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rather_be_reading
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So sad to wake up and hear Toni Morrison has passed 😭😭 I will be reading her books next!

suvata She will be missed 6mo
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Caroline2 Oh no!!! 😢 6mo
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SW-T 😢💔😢💔 6mo
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Bibliogeekery
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💔♥️

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Bibliogeekery
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Toni Morrison, you did such beautiful and powerful language! Rest in power. We lost one of the great ones. 💔

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Dorianna
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Rest In Peace, genius. 😢

Julsmarshall ❤️😭❤️ 6mo
vivastory 😔😢 Devastating 6mo
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Tashthebookworm
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My very first Toni Morrison book, and I've never been so in love with someone's writing style. I could analyze this book all day and never get tired of it or stop being amazed at the depth of this novel. 10/10 ⭐️

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MsLeah8417
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Her mesmerizing prose is only out done by the glorious melody of her voice as she raises every character from the page for us to cherish and embrace.
🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤

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CuriousG
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Wish I could say this was true, but sadly just squeezing in a few minutes of reading and some coffee. Have my performance appraisal at work today, so not adulting isn't actually an option 🙃

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CuriousG
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Tonight's reread is just one of the many amazing novels by Toni Morrison. Although not quite my favourite one, I am really fascinated by many of the heavier ideas & events in it #sula

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Krose1
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Might be my new favorite last line “It was a fine cry - loud and long - but it had no bottom and it had no top, just circles and circles of sorrow.”

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readordierachel
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"It was a fine cry - loud and long - but it had no bottom and it had no top, just circles and circles of sorrow."

Read this in a single sitting. Masterful characterization, powerful social commentary, and gorgeous language.
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Tanisha_A I love Toni Morrison. Have to get this soon. Nice review! ☺️ 11mo
readordierachel @Tanisha_A I read Jazz many years ago but somehow did not remember what an incredible writer Morrison is! Must read more! Do you have a copy of this already? If not, I'd be happy to send you this one 😊 11mo
Cathythoughts I loved this ... she is very special ♥️heartbreaking & beautiful 11mo
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readordierachel @Cathythoughts yes, that's a great way to describe it! ❤ 11mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel I have read The Bluest Eye, and now reading Beloved. Will check out Jazz too. And, how thoughtful and sweet of you! I'd love to have your copy to read from. 💙 11mo
readordierachel @Tanisha_A Cool. If you email your address I can drop it in the mail. I'm readordierachel at gmail 😊 11mo
Reggie Great review!!! The day where the daughter asks her mother if she ever loved her kids and what happens after that will always stick with me. Ughh this book. So many affecting scenes. 11mo
batsy Lovely review. And that edition is fab! I really must read Morrison. I've read none of her fiction 😳 11mo
Tanisha_A @readordierachel Sent! Thankeeeee ☺️! 11mo
readordierachel @Reggie Oh man, yeah! There's so much packed into it, for such a slim book. 11mo
readordierachel @batsy I had only read one of hers, Jazz, a long time ago. I'm kicking myself for waiting so long to revisit her! And I really like this edition, too! I think it's the first trade paperback printing. 11mo
Tanisha_A @batsy You absolutely have to. ☺️ 11mo
ClairesReads Stunning edition! 10mo
ephemeralwaltz Sula was my second Morrison. I ADORED IT. Impeccable 8mo
readordierachel @ephemeralwaltz I'm embarrassed to say this was my first of hers! I have Beloved and The Bluest Eye on my shelf to read next. If I remember correctly, I think you read the latter? 8mo
ephemeralwaltz @readordierachel I did! Good memory. I have Beloved on my shelf waiting as well! 8mo
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Lesliereads
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Toni Morrison was born February 18, 1931.
Sula was the first Toni Morrison novel I ever read - literally, THIS Bantam paperback edition, published in 1975. #vintagepaperbacks #literarybirthdays #tonimorrison #literarylegend #blackwomanwriter

readordierachel What a fabulous (and well-loved) edition! 11mo
Afua Sula is a beautiful book♥️ 11mo
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Reggie
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Yeah, 451 characters can‘t do this book justice. There is so much in this 176 page book. If I had a bookclub I would force this on them so I could have someone to talk about this book. This is my first book of Morrison and I would like to read more. This was challenging and I don‘t think I got it all. Instead of getting something nicely wrapped up in a box, I have dirt under my fingernails. I‘ll probably reread it some time later. A pick!!

Cinfhen Great review!!! Missed you!!! 11mo
Reggie @Cinfhen Thanks!!! And hi 🙋🏽‍♂️!!! 11mo
SaturnDoo I just started reading this tonight lol 11mo
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Cathythoughts Great review, I read this one too. Loved it & I would also need to read it again. ♥️💔 11mo
sprainedbrain Excellent review, as always! 11mo
Reggie @SaturnDoo I work at a casino so I‘m gonna go with my token “Good Luck” on this book. I hope you like it but it‘s more like I hope you become intrigued by this book that has a lot to say about community and parent/children relationships, and how evil or the presence of a villain might be necessary, or how friendships are important in the most mundane and spectacular ways. There is a lot. So good luck!!! Lol 11mo
Reggie @Cathythoughts @sprainedbrain Thank you!! It‘s been a couple of hours and I still have that “I just read something that is better than I can explain it smile” on. 11mo
GatheringBooks any chance that we could have a literary version of our #horrorpostalbookclub #screamsbymail? i have yet to read this one and would love to read it alongside the others like @ephemeralwaltz @scripturient @kamoorephoto @BookishTrish @danibolahood - unless of course literary fiction is a no-no for the others. 🧚🏼‍♀️😂📚💕😍 11mo
ephemeralwaltz I looooooved Sula. Morrison's work is amazing beyond words. She is other-worldly. My first of hers was Song of Solomon and it. Blew. My. Mind. 11mo
ephemeralwaltz @GatheringBooks I would love that!! Literary fiction is what I read the most so I would be down. 11mo
GatheringBooks @ephemeralwaltz you were the first person that came to mind, actually! hopefully the others are good with it too. we could do it in 2020. or after round 2! 😂🧚🏼‍♀️📚💕 11mo
Reggie @GatheringBooks I haven‘t sent off my book yet. But if the others are ok with it, I wouldn‘t mind going back and doing a journal for this book instead and if everyone else is ok and Clara is ok rereading this one. 11mo
GatheringBooks @Reggie i was thinking along the lines of round 3 (hahahha), as i think the others may be expecting horror stories for round 2. unless, of course Sula also has horrifying elements thrown into the narrative. I know Beloved has that creepy ghostly vibe. 11mo
scripturient @GatheringBooks Literary fiction for round three sounds awesome! 11mo
Blaire My favorite of hers is 11mo
Lindy Back in the 1980s, a book-loving friend told me about a complaint from a colleague (they were nurses) that her new book club had chosen Sula. She had started the book but gave up on it. “It‘s all about Black people. They expect me to read a book about Black people?” I remember how sad my friend was, at having a coworker with that attitude. Thinking about it now, I hope that nurse went on to read books that opened her mind. 11mo
BookishTrish I haven‘t read this since the 1990s and I LOVED it then. Would be up for a reread for round 3. 11mo
Tanisha_A The first and only (till yet) book I have read of hers is The Bluest Eye! Her writing rips my heart right out! 11mo
rohit-sawant Terrific review, man! I haven't read her yet but hoping to change that soon! 11mo
Redwritinghood Great review! 11mo
danibolahood @GatheringBooks @ephemeralwaltz @BookishTrish @kamoorephoto @reggie @scripturient I am definitely not a fan of literary fiction for the most part but would definitely be for you lovely people to attempt to change my mind with your choices. As long as you don't mind having your notebooks full of my whining about not getting it lol 11mo
Reggie @Lindy what is it about nurses?!!! In college I remember there was this nursing major quoted in the campus paper saying that all gay people should just keep their dirty blood to themselves when it came to blood donation. Where is the empathy!!! I hope so, too about your friend‘s coworker. 11mo
Reggie @Blaire @Tanisha_A I will look into both. Still today at work I was walking around thinking about this book. 11mo
Reggie @rohit-sawant @Redwritinghood Thanks!! 11mo
Centique Great review! And man once you‘re on the Toni Morrison train, there is no getting off! I love love love her. I‘ve only read 4 so there‘s plenty more to go. I‘d love to see what you think of The Bluest Eye. So beautiful and so heart destroying all at once. Must bump Sula up the list! 11mo
Suet624 Ahh, you‘ve reminded me to sit down with one of her books. For years I was avoiding her because I knew she would rip my heart out. Now my heart has developed a bit of a callus and I think I can handle it. 🙂 11mo
Reggie @Centique @Suet624 Paula, depending how this month goes I might get to The Bluest Eye because I am intrigued. Sue, I think Sula would be a great place to start because it didn‘t rip my heart out but I was left stunned. I can‘t explain it. Just stunned. So much to think about. Both of you would like Sula. 11mo
ValerieAndBooks This was so good! Complex, but good. 11mo
Reggie @ValerieAndBooks there were times when I didn‘t know how to feel about Sula. 11mo
minkyb Brilliant review as always! 11mo
ReadingEnvy I really liked this one. 11mo
readordierachel I just read this in one sitting on a plane a few days ago. So good! Love your review! 11mo
Reggie @readordierachel Thanks, yeah, this book, lol, it put me through the wringer. 11mo
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TJReads
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📚February TBR Stack.

what are you reading?

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sprainedbrain
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“I sure did live in this world.'
'Really? What have you got to show for it?'
'Show? To who? I got my mind. And what goes on in it. Which is to say, I got me.'
'Lonely, ain't it?'
'Yes. But my lonely is mine. Now your lonely is somebody else's. Made by somebody else and handed to you.”

This story is beautiful, stark, heartbreaking, and infuriating. Morrison is a genius. I LOVE listening to her read her work.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

#readBlackwomen
#1001books

gentlepet My favourite author 💕💕💕 11mo
Reggie Yeeesh, that convo. I‘m reading it this month. I‘m excited for it. 11mo
sprainedbrain @gentlepet I can see why! ❤️ 11mo
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sprainedbrain @Reggie I think you will enjoy it. I‘m also planning to (finally) read Beloved this month. 11mo
ephemeralwaltz Sula is sooo good! It is the work of a genius. I'm also planning to read Beloved soon! 11mo
Reggie I finished this today, and a page later”I was good to you Sula, why don‘t that matter?” “Being good to somebody is just like being mean to somebody. Risky. You don‘t get nothing for it.” Like wtf Sula. Am I wrong thinking she‘s a shady gangster or should I go reevaluate my reasonings for trying to do good and lead with nice. P.s. My reasons have to do with the Golden Rule rather than reciprocation. Lol this book. Sooo much to think about!!!! 11mo
sprainedbrain @Reggie Definitely a lot to think about. Sula as a character is so ambiguous that I didn‘t know what to think of her at first, but I‘m still thinking about this book days later. She‘s beyond shady and downright mean, but she‘s such a product of her environments. Still, I think we stick to the golden rule! 11mo
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I read Toni Morrison in high school (?) but I clearly need to go back and read everything. It's so clear to me now, how many writers are trying to be Toni. Every word matters, every character is flawed and human, and this is a five-star read.
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And this is my last book for the 2018 reading challenge from @thereadingwomen - under the category of Nobel Prize Winner. (I'll post the full list later in the month.)

Dorianna Sula is my favorite Toni Morrison book! I‘m glad you enjoyed it so much. 13mo
ephemeralwaltz SULA IS AMAZING. Excited to see it getting more love. One of my 2018 reading resolutions was to read all of Morrison's fiction but I failed miserably. 2019 it is! 13mo
ReadingEnvy @ephemeralwaltz she definitely seems like an author who would be worthy of such a project! Did you get to any of them this year? 13mo
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ReadingEnvy @Dorianna it was so good! 13mo
ephemeralwaltz I did! A Mercy, Home, and The Bluest Eye. I want to read Jazz next and I'm planning on leaving Beloved as my last! Song of Solomon was my first and I. was. blown. away. I knew right away that I wanted to read all her fiction. have you read others of hers? :) 13mo
ReadingEnvy @ephemeralwaltz I feel like I read one that was an Oprah pick but I honestly don't remember it and feel I should reread! 13mo
Wenz Beloved and Song of Solomon are both breathtaking pieces of literature. I truly believe the world would be a different place of everyone had read them. Both would be worth additions to your reading list! 13mo
ReadingEnvy @Wenz thanks! 13mo
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alisonrose
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BOOK: Sula by Toni Morrison
AUTHOR: Shakespeare, of course! 🎭
MOVIE: Some Like It Hot
FOOD: 🍓
#manicmonday #letterS

JoScho 🧡🧡🧡 1y
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DreesReads
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In this novel Morrison looks at 2 childhood friends, Nel and Sula. They grow up together in the “bottoms” of Medallion, Ohio (the black part of town in the hills) in the 1920s and 30s. Nel marries young, has kids, and stays in town. Sula goes to college and spends 10 years away. A good book that looks at a place as much as at the people in it. #1001books #reading1001

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Finally starting this September group read! Not sure I will manage to finish it this month. #1001books #reading1001

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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As always Morrison leaves me so conflicted by the end of her books, always so dark and twisted her tales of families and relationships always leave you with lots to think over by the end, things that will leave you thinking for a long time after you finish the last page.

#Reading1001

rachelk That‘s what I thought too! 1y
Clwojick I love her book covers. I don‘t know if they‘re always in this style, but that‘s all I‘ve seen. They always catch my eye. 1y
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Emilymdxn
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I really enjoyed this, it‘s easy to see why Toni Morrison won the nobel prize! If I‘m honest I probably preferred Song of Solomon but that doesn‘t mean I didn‘t love this one.

AshleyHoss820 YES! This book is great but it didn‘t dethrone my favorite: Song of Solomon! 😊😊😊 1y
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Emilymdxn
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On to this one! I adored Song of Solomon so much so I‘ve got high hopes.

Leniverse I‘m about halfway through this. (Not audio though) I‘m devouring it. The writing is really compelling. 1y
Emilymdxn @Leniverse im adoring it so far tho the audiobook is weirdly quiet so even on max volume I‘m struggling to hear it? So that‘s a bit distracting but the book is incredible 1y
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BookwormM
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#Reading1001
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Finished reading this while enjoying the view!!

For a small novel this one packs a punch it is a treatise on relationships particularly those between women and community.

Beautiful writing but I can see why this is not to everyone‘s taste.

Linsy Beautiful! 1y
Ladygodiva7 Was looking for this in my library today, they didn‘t have it... 1y
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Kristelh
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#tbr #September just some of my 📚 this month

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Nute
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Her books are tough reading. Her writing leaves you emotionally drained. Devoid of everything. You run. You try to hide, because she‘s coming for you on every intimate level. You want to disappear because the air is too thick to breathe and the reality is too bleak and dismal to deal with. Yet you chose to see it through because you hope for some type of redemption, some kind of freedom, some slice of peace...some impossible release.👇🏽

Nute Highly recommended! 1y
Cathythoughts Beautiful review... I loved this one too. 💔 1y
spharo In agreement with @Cathythoughts - incredible review. 1y
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GatheringBooks looks absolutely gorgeous! 1y
readordierachel Lovely review 1y
LitandLeisure Gorgeous pic!! 1y
AshleyHoss820 Oh my gosh, YES! This is EXACTLY what her writing is like and it‘s exactly why we read! 😊❤️ 1y
Trashcanman Thank you, for your kindness, for your kind words. Thank you. 1y
Nute @Cathythoughts @spharo @ReadOrDieRachel @AshleyHoss820 Thank you! Her writing is incredible. There will always be huge afterthoughts and reflection. 1y
Nute @Trashcanman Hey George.👋🏽 It‘s good to hear from you. You are welcome. ALWAYS! 1y
Briget66 Lol you are Awesome! 1y
Centique Fantastic review! 🙌 1y
Nute @Briget66 You have sent the pretty butterflies🦋 in my direction. Thank you for that sweet sentiment. 1y
Nute @Centique Thank you. 1y
Anna40 What a great review. Have to read it now 1y
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Nute
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It‘s a lovely morning, but an unrelenting allergy attack won‘t allow a moment‘s peace from sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes...conditions under which it is impossible to read. I‘m calling it quits and going with medications and a steamy shower.🚿

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Nute
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Finally!!! A ‘currently‘ reading experience that should be labeled as a ‘past‘ reading experience, but somehow it never happened. Some books just get away from you even when your intentions are good and there has been a thoughtful reading plan. Well, now it‘s time for this book and knowing what Toni Morrison is capable of...what she can do with a story, the pull already feels magnetic.

tammysue One of my favorites! 1y
BarbaraBB Great picture! 1y
ephemeralwaltz One of my favorites as well!! Sooo good!!! 1y
Nute @whatshesreadingnow @ephemeralwaltz I want to read everything written by her...over a lengthy period of time though because she guts your emotions. 1y
Nute @BarbaraBB Thank you! 1y
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parttimedomestic
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Another book down! Toni Morrison is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors, and this is by far my favorite reading snack. I‘m getting a little antsy over here, I think a walk or a quick swim may be necessary before I can push on the last 4 hours! #24in48

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spierrel
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There's only been two books so far that's made me sympathic toward cheaters/homewreckers: Americanah and now Sula.

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Random thought about motherhood: mothers will go great length to care and love their children, even when it does not present itself as "love"and is sometimes at the expense of their own sanity. When Hannah asks her mom "do you love me?" and Eva begins to list the ways she has "loved" , I understood how both women could feel being asked / having to answer that question.

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ephemeralwaltz
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Reading Song of Solomon last year made me realize that Toni Morrisin could be a new favorite author of mine but reading Sula confirmed it. It's a gripping tale about female friendship, complex women characters, community and outsiders. I've discovered a constant 5⭐ author, a real treasure. I'm aiming to read all of her fiction this 2018!

#4newfavesin4days #day3 @Cinfhen

Cathythoughts I loved this one too ❤️ 2y
Graywacke Love to see you‘re responses as you work through these. She‘s so special in her first five novels. (I‘m ambivalent with the others). (edited) 2y
Notafraidofwords Sula is the best. 2y
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Cinfhen Another author I really need to get to #somanybookssolittletime 2y
ephemeralwaltz @Graywacke I'm currently reading one of her most recent ones, A Mercy! It's a powerful story focused on the female as well. Same writing style so far 👌 I wanted to get to Tar Baby but I needed a shorter read for this week. Have you read either? 2y
ephemeralwaltz @Notafraidofwords @Cathythoughts magical 💜💜 @Cinfhen You really do! She is magnificient. 2y
Graywacke @ephemeralwaltz I read through her works once. Great experience. I used audio for A Mercy and Tar Baby. Had a lot of trouble with A Mercy - but I‘ve forgotten why. Thought Tar Baby was brilliant, but I know it‘s a little weird and has some issues. There is a flow that comes out in the audio and ties in to how characters interact and maybe control each other without expressing it. 2y
ephemeralwaltz @Graywacke Oh that's great! I'll be posting my thoughts when I read them! 2y
GatheringBooks am thinking that our website, GatheringBooks, will have a Literary Witches: A Year of Reading Women in 2019, and I just might get into this book that has been languishing on my shelves for like forever, and yes to reading more Toni Morrison. 2y
ephemeralwaltz @GatheringBooks it's soooooo good. I hope you enjoy it! It's perfect 💜 2y
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Sula | Toni Morrison
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This is the book my two year old just pulled off the shelf and sat down to read 😆 The next book he grabbed was My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk. He's really going for some heavy hitters!

Cinfhen Adorable 2y
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PioPiyo
Sula | Toni Morrison
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Bloody brilliant book that deals with the concept of breaking the binary be it sex,gender, race, evil and good.

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Cathythoughts
Sula | Toni Morrison
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#MarchInBooks #Under200pages Sula & Nell‘s friendship ❤️ they were girls together . ( 174 pages)

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PoetWarriors
Sula | Toni Morrison
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This book belongs on your bucket list!!! And Poet Warriors is pretty cool, too!

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"She rolled a biylt of newspaper into a tight stick about six inches long, lit it and threw it onto the bed where kerosene-soaked Plum lay in snug delight."

It is crazy to imagine a mother doing this.

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Sula | Toni Morrison
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Throwback ten years to my first ever college notes, from the first meeting of my Women in Literature class at CCSF. It really doesn‘t feel like that long ago!

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Cathythoughts
Sula | Toni Morrison
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Just wanted to share this with you Littens - Just talking to my husband about T Morrison & her writing, he was ( a few years ago) in Senegal playing with Baaba Maal , hubby visited the Ile de Goree. He told me about A quote on the wall there : “ if all the sea were ink & all the sky were made of paper , there would not be enough ink or paper to write down the human suffering caused by the slave trade “ ❤️

batsy 💔 2y
Cathythoughts @batsy ❤️💔 2y
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Cathythoughts
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🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟Outstanding

Tamra I need to read this! 2y
Cathythoughts @Tamra you do 😉! 2y
CarolynM Added to the TBR 2y
Cathythoughts @CarolynM I‘ll be excited to hear your thoughts, when you get to it 2y
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Cathythoughts
Sula | Toni Morrison
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Next up , looking forward to this one for the evening ❤️

ephemeralwaltz Eeeeek😍 love, love, love! 2y
Cathythoughts @ephemeralwaltz I‘m loving it too ! So far so good 😊 2y
youneverarrived Oh I nearly bought this earlier today! Looking forward to seeing what you think of it. 2y
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Cathythoughts @youneverarrived I‘m halfway there & I would strongly suggest that you go back and get it ! It‘s very good, the writing, the story, all of it ✨❤️✨ 2y
batsy Nice! I've yet to read Toni Morrison's fiction. This seems very wrong... 2y
Cathythoughts @Batsy I imagine you would love her. I read her years ago , & this book is short too , it would be a good one to read. I received it as a present from @BarbaraBB 🙏 I‘m very grateful, I think I could go on a Toni Morrison binge now (edited) 2y
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