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The Shadow of the Wind
The Shadow of the Wind | Carlos Ruiz Zafon
From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcoversfeaturing cover art by Jessica HischeIt all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin Drop Caps, a new series of twenty-six collectible and hardcover editions, each with a type cover showcasing a gorgeously illustrated letter of the alphabet. In a design collaboration between Jessica Hische and Penguin Art Director Paul Buckley, the series features unique cover art by Hische, a superstar in the world of type design and illustration, whose work has appeared everywhere from Tiffany & Co. to Wes Anderson's recent filmMoonrise Kingdomto Penguin's own bestsellersCommittedandRules of Civility. With exclusive designs that have never before appeared on Hische's hugely popular Daily Drop Cap blog, the Penguin Drop Caps series debuted with an 'A' for Jane Austen'sPride and Prejudice, a 'B' for Charlotte Brnte'sJane Eyre, and a 'C' for Willa Cather'sMy ntonia. It continues with more perennial classics, perfect to give as elegant gifts or to showcase on your own shelves.Z is for Zafn. Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War. Daniel, an antiquarian book dealers son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in what he finds in the cemetery of lost books, a mysterious book entitledThe Shadow of the Wind, by one Julin Carax. But when he sets out to find the authors other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, Daniel may have the last of Caraxs books in existence. Soon Daniels seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelonas darkest secrets--an epic story of murder, madness, and doomed love.
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Judgemental_Biliophile
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One of my most favourite books of all time, full of anecdotes and life lessons.
"Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens." Makes you realise that there's no such thing as a good book or a bad book.

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Silvija_051
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❤👍👍

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jenniferajanes
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Reading this book felt like living a dream - a dream full of books, mystery, the families we create, and friends who are gained and lost. It‘s intriguing but not a fast read. I would love to visit Barcelona and retrace the characters‘ steps. The walk-through at the end of the Kindle edition was a nice touch.

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GlitterGirl
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I love this quote and I loved this book as well!

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AnneCecilie
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Some #Gothic novels.

I‘ve read all of these, so apparently I love gothic novels more than I thought

#ScreamathonPhotoChallenge @4thhouseontheleft

Freespirit I love gothic novels❤️ 2mo
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ReadingIsLife
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ValerieAndBooks
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Went to the Lion‘s Club Book Barn today. Used books for sale, open Fri-Sun only, and seasonal: From April to October. Here‘s my fiction haul! The SKs are really for younger son although I‘ll read them someday (maybe). Have all the Dark Towers now except VIII.

Tagged book is an upgrade from my PB copy 😊. Spine really looks like that, meant to look old.

Bookishthoughts Great picks! 2mo
readordierachel 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 2mo
Suet624 Nice!!! 2mo
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CoffeeNBooks
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OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🖤 2mo
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TheEllieMo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I couldn‘t think of one so mine won‘t be very original 🤣🤣🤣 I was in a hurry for work!! 2mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🖤 2mo
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EadieB
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Day 20 - #Shadow #FallIsBooked #ShadowOfTheWnd #CarlosRuizZafron

One of my all time favorite book!

OriginalCyn620 Nice cover! 2mo
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Jess861
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The Shadow of the Wind has been on my to read list for a while. It seems like it will combine historical fiction with some mysterious happenings within the plot. I'm excited to read it in the future.

#Mysterious #FallIsBooked #TBR #HistoricalFiction #Mystery

@OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🖤🖤🖤 2mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚😊 2mo
SilversReviews Oooooo.....LOVE this book. 2mo
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MargaretPinardAuthor
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Very happily munching Bernstein‘s fresh bagel and schmear while finishing up this mystery for #histfic #book club tomorrow night!
#gothic #pdx #booksandsnacks #sundaymorning

Aims42 Ooo what kind of schmear did you get? It looks yummy! (edited) 2mo
MargaretPinardAuthor Chive onion garlic—so good! 2mo
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GeekGirlOnAQuest
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This was beautifully written, but a struggle for me to get through. I can‘t blame the book though, I have been in a reading slump most of this year. The first 2/3 of the book took me forever to get through, but then the last 1/3 got so exciting I couldn‘t stop reading. I wasn‘t thrilled with the ending, but as I said it was so beautifully written that overall it was a satisfying read.

BookwormM Will you reading the rest of the series 3mo
GeekGirlOnAQuest I will eventually because I love his writing style. I just need to get myself out of this reading rut before I take that on! 3mo
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Marina_h
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#7days7covers #covercrush Day 5

I can't pick only one #Favoritebooks

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Coleen_Nieto
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#7days7covers #covercrush Day 1
To play along all you have to do is post 7 covers for 7 days, no explanation needed.

You can also nominate others toy think would like to play as well.

Thank you for nominating me @DaveGreen7777 !!📚😘💙

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cjk
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Day 1 of #7days7covers #covercrush

@Naj thanks for the tag! 😊

@BookwormM would you like to play? Post a book cover you love each day for seven days, no explanations needed, and tag a new Litten each day.

BookwormM Thanks for the tag now I need to search the shelves 👍 3mo
SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime I love this book, so good 💙 3mo
ValerieAndBooks Such a good book! Your cover version is much nicer than mine. 3mo
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cjk @SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime One of my all-time favorites! 💕📚 3mo
cjk @ValerieAndBooks Posting the cover makes me want to read it again 😊 3mo
Graywacke That is a really awesome cover. (Makes my old edition of this look...well old) 3mo
cjk @Graywacke 😊 2mo
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Jason7
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This is a Good book about books. Many people go on and on about this novel, and while I did like it, I‘d lose interest at times and have to go back and repeat sections. For the first half, it was difficult to keep the characters straight, but I finally became familiar with most of them. The novel is pretty good, though I probably won‘t continue with the series any time soon. Overall rating: 4.19 stars.

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booksandsympathy
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1) Shadow of the Wind
2) Anne of Green Gables
3) Ha! Countless books on my TBR
4) Women Wartime Spies. I actually didn't rate it, but it was fascinating.
5) @Heatherinterrupted @BookAndABrew @RavenclawPrincess913

Eggs Thanks for playing 🌺 3mo
emz711 Omg do it already! It will consume you and then read the next 3 and then let's talk! 3mo
booksandsympathy @emz711 my husband has all the books, so I don't have an excuse to have not read them. 3mo
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perfectsinner
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I don't even have the words to describe this book. I am so happy I was able to find it at a used book sale, otherwise I probably never would have read it. Absolutely fantastic read. I'm adding the rest of the series to my tbr list now, as well. I'm happy I own this-- I am, without a doubt, going to re-read it in the future. 5 stars, for sure.

Velvetfur I bought this in a charity shop a few months ago, will read it after finishing my challenges - I'm so glad to read such a glowing review from you! I'm looking forward to reading it now, thank you x 4mo
perfectsinner I hope that you like it! I had heard so many good things about this book, but I still wasn't sure, at first. It was a slow burn, for me. But it turned out that I loved it. 4mo
perfectsinner I think also, that maybe it was fate that I found it. Because I'd I had tried reading this, even a year or two ago, I know I would have abandoned it, due to so many characters to keep track of, and a rather slow moving plot. I'm glad I stuck it out. It seems it found my at exactly the right time. 💓 4mo
emz711 Reread all the others fast so you don't forget! And once I got to labyrinth, I started right over again! 3mo
perfectsinner That's awesome! I'm going to buy the rest for a Christmas gift to myself this year. And then I'll re-read SotW again to prepare! 😁📚📖 3mo
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“Once, in my father's bookshop, I heard a regular customer say that few things leave a deeper mark on a reader than the first book that finds its way into his heart. Those first images, the echo of words we think we have left behind, accompany us throughout our lives and sculpt a palace in our memory to which, sooner or later—no matter how many books we read, how many worlds we discover, or how much we learn or forget—we will return.” ❤️❤️❤️

emz711 First time you're reading it? Wish I could go back to my first time! 4mo
BilboBookends @emz711 it was and I LOVED it! And the best part is after I was suffering hard from a book hangover, I found it was part of a series?!?! 😱👏🏻😍 4mo
emz711 4 books, last one came out last year and ice read it twice already. They're incredible. Keep going! 4mo
Nute You have just read another on my favorite books!😃 4mo
BilboBookends @Nute glad we‘re on the same “page” when it comes to book love! 4mo
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perfectsinner
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Surely hoping this is not sad! I can't read any more sad books this weekend. This has been on my want-to-reads list for ages, so I really hope I'll like it 🤞

Macnjen Not sad but wonderfully written, mysterious and creepy at the same time. My favorite. 4mo
perfectsinner I'm hoping I can start it today. I went to start it last night, and the first four chapters fell out! The binding/pages got loose, so I had to glue them back into the book... 4mo
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perfectsinner
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Book haul #2
13 books for two dollars! Shadow of the Wind has been on my want-to-reads list for ages 👍😃📚

Leftcoastzen Nothing makes me happier than finding something on the TBR for a long time at a inexpensive book sale! 4mo
perfectsinner I completely agree! I found so many that were on my list! I had SOTW, White Oleander, and the three Millennium series books, and I found them all! Everything else was just a bonus buy! 4mo
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BiblioLitten
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Just what I needed. ♥️
(That‘s my husband‘s ‘double-double‘, I just need the 🍩 and the book) 💃🏻
#idealsunday #cookingsucks #currentread

JennyM Yummy! 4mo
BiblioLitten @JennyM I can‘t say no to that! 😁 4mo
CouronneDhiver Cooking totally sucks. 😂 How‘s work going? 4mo
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BiblioLitten @CouronneDhiver The last two weeks were stressful but now I‘m settling in. What about you? Did you get my email? 4mo
CouronneDhiver Yes! I got your email and I‘ve been meaning to get back to you... all is well. 🙂 It‘s just been a crazy couple weeks 4mo
sudi Yum 😋 4mo
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WanderingBookaneer
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SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime i love this book 🙌 4mo
sprainedbrain Mine, too! 🥰 4mo
Lcsmcat Thanks for sharing! 4mo
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I was 40% in, of course The Shiroyasha (white demon) ate it from the bottom 💀The book in the story is hidden to be saved from being destroyed. If only I took a clue...

AmyG Yikes! 4mo
tokyoseg @WanderingBookaneer perfect timing!!!! Thank you!!! 😂😭 4mo
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bzach
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You will forget everything around and continue reading all night long

LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! #LitsyWelcomeWagon
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RaimeyGallant Welcome! 4mo
rretzler Welcome to Litsy! 📖 4mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💟📚💟 4mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🎈👏🏻🤗 4mo
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La_Cori
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1. Tagged, or anything by Jane Austen
2. Aladdin 🧞‍♂️
3. Cherries!!! 🍒
4. 9 first cousins.. lots of second cousins and can't even count third cousins!!!
5. 🖤🖤🖤

#Friyayintro @howjessreads

Susanita ❤️❤️ 5mo
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DebsF65
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New book just arrived! Can‘t wait to read this 😍📚

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CoffeeNBooks
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Macnjen My favorite 5mo
CoffeeNBooks @Macnjen This is one of my favorite books, too! 5mo
Velvetfur You're the second person on my friends list that's posted about this book this week! I have it ready to read..... My other friend was a bit 'meh' about it, what did you think? 5mo
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CoffeeNBooks @Velvetfur It's one of my favorite books! I loved the writing style, and I loved the story- full of mystery, love, intrigue, friendship, romance, and intertwined lives and stories. 5mo
Velvetfur @CoffeeNBooks Oohh that sounds great! I look forward to reading it when I've finished my reading challenges, thanks for your thoughts on it 😊 5mo
BookwormM I also love this amazing series 5mo
CrowCAH Nice pick for the prompt! 💨 5mo
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Allietaylor16
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Saturday morning reading! Hank is wondering why my attention isn‘t on him!

callielafleur Aww that face! Hank looks like a good reading buddy. 5mo
MallenNC Hank is a cutie! 5mo
Annl So cute! 5mo
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Leftcoastzen Adorable!🐶 5mo
Velvetfur OK now you're the third person on my friends list to post about this book this week! It's on my TBR; what did you think of it? 5mo
Allietaylor16 @Velvetfur I‘m about 50 pages in and love it so far! 5mo
Velvetfur @Allietaylor16 Oh that's good to hear! I'll read it when I've finished my reading challenges, I look forward to your review when you've finished it 😊 5mo
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jenniferw88
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Mehso-so

4 🌟. I'm glad I've read this but probably won't be reading the next book in the series. Thanks @ReadingRuby for sending me this - I should have loved it & be rushing to my Dad's shelves for the next one, but there's something preventing me from giving it 5 stars and I don't know what it is!

The bookmark is a purchase from Majorca!

#readinggifts2019 @Velvetfur
#seriesread @TheSpineView

Velvetfur Oohh I bought this one a few months ago but won't get round to reading it for a while! This is an interesting review 👍 Oh and good to be checking one off the challenge too 😊 5mo
TheSpineView 🤩🤩 5mo
Princess-Kingofkings Beautiful bookmark! 5mo
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Juliethope
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How can I resist a book with such a wonderful beginning. I anticipate that this will be a joyful read.

TheEllieMo Loved this book! Hope you enjoy it 5mo
Juliethope @TheEllieMo Thanks so much. It seems like it is a book for those who love books. #booksaboutbooks #bibliophile 5mo
SilversReviews Loved this book. 5mo
kaz2019 I'm reading this book at the moment and I love it so far! 5mo
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Bindrosbookshelf
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Just arrived at my hotel and set up my book stack. Still feel like I should have brought more books with me on my holiday...
#currentlyreading #holiday #melbournevisit

Caroline2 Ohhh that‘s a good looking stack tho! 😯 5mo
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One of the books that has been on my TBR the longest. Finally getting to the book that everyone else has read and so far I‘m really enjoying it.

Reading for the The Great Library prompt and for bookquest which involves reading through my unread shelves #bookjunkietrials #teambard #currentlyreading #bookquest

BookwormM Amazing series of books 5mo
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CoffeeNBooks
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#JazzyJune The books in the Cemetary of Forgotten Books are #LostAndLonely because "every book, every volume you see here has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down his pages, its spirit grows and strengthens."
@Eggs

tjwill I love those books! I still need to read the most recent! 5mo
CoffeeNBooks @tjwill I've only read this one, but I've got the rest of the books in the series on my bookshelf. 5mo
Theaelizabet I‘ve only read (and loved) this one, but have the rest. Someday! 5mo
Eggs Beautiful 5mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I loved this book, but have not read rest of series 5mo
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Come-read-with-me
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The translation from Spanish holds the same mysterious and gripping prose of the original. The book takes you through the story of a family who have books woven through their lives. They must find the one book in “The cemetary of forgotten books” to help solve the mystery of their past. It is an amazing book!

Nute A favorite book of mine. I love to see that other folks find it amazing!🙂 4mo
Come-read-with-me @Nute It simply look my breath away. His writing is stunning! 4mo
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DeeLew
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Have to stop reading for a moment to rave about this gorgeous bookmark that @Gissy sent from Puerto Rico ❤️🇵🇷

SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime i love this book 💚 6mo
Gissy A piece of PR❤️ 6mo
Tianarose Such an amazing book! The whole cemetery of forgotten books series is wonderful! 5mo
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Olivia306
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When the books have finally started taking over every nook and cranny of our house. Even above other small bookshelves filled to the brim. Luckily, there are always small orchids and scented candles to keep them in check. 📚📚

BookwormM 2 of my favourite authors 💕💕 6mo
Olivia306 @BookwormM Mine too. 💜💜 That‘s why I decided to keep them together. 🤓 6mo
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DeeLew
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❤️📚🐕🍹🌅

SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime my favorite book! and your dog is adorable 💙 6mo
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Mammaletterario
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Found this gem at the library and so far, I‘m in love!! Definitely going to be purchasing this and the others in the series. Have any of you read this and/or the others?

emz711 They are all incredible. He just released the last one last year. His young adult books are also good. Holy crap though I just keep reading them over and over and I figure out more each time with the time lines 6mo
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writerlibrarian
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Easy to fall in love with the universe Zafon created and I'm sure I'm not the only one who wishes to be able to visit the Cemetery of the lost books. The drawing was done by a friend inspired by the book. It all done in ✏️.
#wanderingjune #imaginaryplaces
@Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

BarbaraBB Good choice 💕 6mo
Centique I so want to visit those books! 6mo
Cinfhen Beautiful illustrations 6mo
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stacybmartin
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I LOVED this book when I read the physical copy. I just did a re-read but as an audio this time and didn‘t enjoy it as much. I don‘t think the audio was done very well and it did the one thing that grates on my nerves more than anything - play obnoxiously loud music while the author is narrating and continue for several loooooong minutes. Does that annoy the heck out of anyone else? I‘m here for the story, not obnoxious elevator music!

Amandajoy I felt the same way about this one. I read it and then listened to the audio. The music was so annoying! 6mo
CoverToCoverGirl I agree whole heartedly about the music.. 6mo
DannyHattan Same, not a fan of Music in audio books. 6mo
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stacybmartin
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Today‘s #labsoundtrack is a series I never finished - so I‘m going back to the original to catch up.

Cathythoughts Loved this one ♥️👍🏻 7mo
SilversReviews One of my FAVORITE books. 7mo
stacybmartin @Cathythoughts @SilversReviews I really enjoyed it as well - hoping the rest of the series is just as good! 💜 6mo
SilversReviews @stacybmartin I actually didn‘t like any of the others. 😊 6mo
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