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Landline | Rainbow Rowell
#1 New York Times bestselling author! A New York Times Best Seller! Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Fiction of 2014! An Indie Next Pick!From New York Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell, comes a hilarious, heart-wrenching take on love, marriage, and magic phones.Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it's been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply-but that almost seems beside the point now.Maybe that was always beside the point.Two days before they're supposed to visit Neal's family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can't go. She's a TV writer, and something's come up on her show; she has to stay in Los Angeles. She knows that Neal will be upset with her-Neal is always a little upset with Georgie-but she doesn't expect to him to pack up the kids and go without her.When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she's finally done it. If she's ruined everything.That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It's not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she's been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts. . . .Is that what she's supposed to do?Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?
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Bookwormjillk
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Today was a great day for audiogardening. However, I‘m getting a little frustrated at the pace of this book. It‘s been a bit too much hand wringing and wishy washyness for my tastes.

Crazeedi Very pretty! 2mo
Tamra Payoff! 🌼🌸🌺 2mo
Megabooks Beautiful flowers, but Landline is definitely my least favorite by her! 2mo
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Bookwormjillk
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I was taking my #audiowalk yesterday, lost in the tagged book, when I looked up and saw all this stuff in a tree. So weird.

Erinreadsthebooks That's very To Kill a Mockingbird-ish 2mo
Lcsmcat Boo had been here! 2mo
LibrarianRyan Everyone else took my Mocking Bird lines. Scout will have to make some new ones. 2mo
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Eggs
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#RedReading #augustabc with a honey crisp apple 🍎

Princess-Kingofkings Honey crisp are my favorite! 🍎🍏 3mo
Ruthiella I just got a real Snow White vibe!🤪 3mo
Eggs Yayyy! @Princess-Kingofkings @Ruthiella 3mo
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LibrarianRyan
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1. I have tried to listen to this twice. bORING!!
2. Scream or Pillow Talk
3. Call me by Blondie. https://youtu.be/StKVS0eI85I

#manicmonday @JoScho

Reagan-reads I did not like Landline.
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LibrarianRyan @Reagan-reads thank goodness im@ it the only one. 4mo
JoScho Scream is one of my faves ❤️ 3mo
LibrarianRyan @JoScho I decided to have a Scream -A - Thon at the beginning of the month. All 4 movies and the tv show (except what is not on Netflix yet).

I dont regret it. 😁
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JoScho Never regret it. The original also has a pretty great soundtrack. 3mo
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Lara.Tomme
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Mehso-so

I liked reading it, but it wasn't as good as other books I've read from Rowell. The story wasn't that interesting for me and the characters sometimes annoyed me a bit. But an okay read.

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toofondofbooks
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Nute Very pretty! 💜💗💜 4mo
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CoffeeAndABook
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Last morning in #Colorado ☀️☕️😿
Enjoying a peaceful morning cup of coffee with my friend‘s soft cuddly cat.

Am sad & a little nervous, flying home later today after almost four weeks of travel in Canada & the US. With abundant magical memories & impressions to relive whenever it pleases me 😊

Just finished reading this fun, quirky novel by Rainbow Rowell and am now agonizing over which book to read during my flight 😬😇🙃

C.Perone Wow! Sounds like a great time 4mo
CoffeeAndABook @C.Perone It sure was!! 😁 Thanks for sharing in the joy ☀️ 4mo
Cinfhen Wow! That flew by!!! Safe travels😘 4mo
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CoffeeAndABook @Cinfhen Thx 😊 Yay made it back & am now reeling from jetlag 🥴 are you flying out to the States this summer? 4mo
Cinfhen I fly out on Monday ✈️I‘ll be away 7 weeks!!!!! 4mo
Cinfhen When do u start your new job/ business?? Hopefully you can sleep away your jet lag over the weekend 4mo
CoffeeAndABook @Cinfhen oh wow - SEVEN weeks! That‘s a serious trip! Oooh I‘m sure you‘ll see loads of friends & family, most importantly your kids!!! I‘ll bet you‘re in full prep mode right around now 😜 Got your books lined up yet???? *** OMG, can‘t believe you remembered my job situation! You‘re amazing. My new job starts Tuesday, I was in today to sign my contract. I‘ll also still see my patients so - whoa! It‘ll be tough but I needs the money 💵💰🤑 4mo
Cinfhen That‘s really exciting 💕best of luck ~ I‘m sure you‘re gonna be amazing 🙌🏻 4mo
Cinfhen And yes.....I‘m in FULL prep mode! There is no way I‘m getting everything into one suitcase 😜😜 4mo
CoffeeAndABook @Cinfhen 🙈 I can see you sitting on your suitcase with everything spilling out on the side 😂 have a good prep time full of joyful anticipation for your happy summer trip! ☀️ 🧳 👒 4mo
Cinfhen That‘s pretty much the situation but you left out the hubby silently cursing about overweight baggage fees!!!! 🙄😜😂 4mo
CoffeeAndABook @Cinfhen 😂 ah yes the sighing husband 🙄 I have one of those too!! Can‘t they appreciate that we need all sorts of clothes for the multiple occasions? All sorts of books for the different moods? Therapy handbooks specifically to assuage my guilt. And so many presents! “The good camera” that I just might use! And shoes... Handbags and backpacks inside the carry on! 🙈 (edited) 4mo
Cinfhen Exactly!!!!! 4mo
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CoffeeAndABook
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Litten in Vancouver, trying to re-adjust to the big city vibes after two weeks in the more remote natural and peaceful environment of the Sunshine Coast 🏞

Still lovin‘ our vacation in #Canada so much!!!

Cinfhen Fun!!! So glad you‘re still chillin ♥️ 4mo
CoffeeAndABook Thanks 🌸 Canada is such a great place, I‘m so glad it exists and hopefully we can return soon. Hope you‘re well Cindy!! 4mo
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Beatlefan129
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Mehso-so

Maybe Rainbow Rowell is better suited to write YA characters. Georgie McCool just strikes me as a little too scattered and immature to be a married mother of two. Her husband Neal is so closed-off and cold, I have a hard time seeing him as a loving father. And her friend Seth seems to have no other purpose than to make Neal jealous. I didn‘t end up really liking or relating to any of them.

heidisreads Did you read her other Adult novel, Attachments? I enjoyed that one more than Landline. 4mo
Beatlefan129 @heidisreads I haven‘t read that one, I‘ll have to check it out 4mo
CoffeeAndABook I can only agree with @heidisreads - Attachments is one of my favorites!!! 4mo
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Beatlefan129
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1. The tagged book
2. “Georgie pulled into the driveway, swerving to miss a bike.”
3. Us by David Nicholls. I‘ve been waiting a really long time for holds to come through from my library and trying to catch up on books I own in the meantime. This one surprised me and I ended up liking it a lot more than I thought I would.
#weekendreads

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loriCB
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Sweet story, great storytelling, unique time travel format idea, thoughtful honest observations about relationships and marriage

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MaleficentBookDragon
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📖 Landline
🎥 Phone Booth
🎶 Operator by Jim Croce
#manicmonday

JoScho ❤️☎️❤️ 6mo
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WanderingBookaneer
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📚: Landline by Rainbow Rowell
🎥: When a Stranger Calls
🎶: Jenny (867-5309)

#ManicMonday

JoScho Jenny is perfect! 6mo
ravenlee I had a coworker years ago who always gave Jenny‘s number when anyone asked for a phone number for anything. One day a younger guy needed a number for something and wrote down Jenny‘s, then walked out. I had to break it to coworker that the next generation didn‘t know Jenny and he needed to chase the guy down before he actually called. He was so sad his joke didn‘t work anymore! 6mo
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RadicalReader
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#FRIYAYINTRO @HOWJESSREADS
Enjoy the movie Luck of the Irish
Found a four Leaf clover
Rosa Parks
Best of luck to anyone needing luck of the Irish

Lizpixie 🍀 8mo
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julesG
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Mehso-so

This was a cute story about a couple and how their marriage might be saved or fall apart based on a series of telephone calls.

I wasn't very hooked and would have DNFed, had I not had the #audiobook that was playing while I did chores.

#unpopularopinion #moremehthanyeah

Suet624 I felt the same way. 8mo
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julesG
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Stalking my cats while they are stalking the pigeon couple that is trying to make a home in the gutter.

#audiobook is rather "meh", but now I've only 40min left, so I'm sticking it out.

#catsoflitsy #GhostCat and #ShadowCat

RadicalReader Cat sure do have such a fascination with birds 8mo
julesG @RadicalReader They've ignored their breakfast. 😵 It's a first! 8mo
Texreader I love that kitties have their own “tv” that they can enjoy. This is adorable 8mo
julesG @Texreader Cat TV from all big windows. More pigeons from my bedroom window, tits from the living room windows. From time to time we have crows, magpies and jackdaws, too. We used to have a jay too, but I haven't seen it this winter. 8mo
jenniferw88 😹😻😹 8mo
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Heideschrampf
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I usually like Rainbow Rowell, but this one i really couldn‘t warm up to. Maybe it‘s because we have a shift from the usual YA protagonist to a full blown mother and wife? I felt some disparity between her teen voice of writing and the older 1st person narrator. Maybe it‘d have caught my interest later, but i had to abandon after 1,5hrs... sorry, Rainbow.

Stephaniereads1 This is her only book I don‘t recommend. 8mo
Prairiegirl_reading It doesn‘t get better I‘m afraid to say. 😕 8mo
LoveToReadLiveToRead Maybe I‘m in the minority but I really enjoyed this! I think it was actually the first Rainbow Rowell I read so maybe that was it x 8mo
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Suet624 I agree with @Stephaniereads1 8mo
Heideschrampf @LoveToReadLiveToRead then you‘ll love FANGIRL ;) 8mo
Heideschrampf @Suet624 @Stephaniereads1 @Prairiegirl_reading i‘m just glad i‘m not the only one! 8mo
LoveToReadLiveToRead @Heideschrampf I did love it! 😁 8mo
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RadicalReader
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Matilda Roald Dahl
An Anonymous Girl and Criss Angel DVDs
I can curl my tongue
#FRIYAYINTRO

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Deborah42
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Mehso-so

Georgie and Neal are fed up. She is a busy TV writer and Neal is a stay-at-home dad. Georgie has to work over Christmas. Neal takes the kids to his mom‘s and leaves Georgie to work.
She stays with her mother and when she calls Neal from her mother‘s landline, she reaches a Neal from 15 years in the past, before he proposed. It‘s a chance for a do-over, but what should she change?

I like Rowell‘s style, but the plot never grabbed me.

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michiganvol
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Went a little crazy at the library today, but I'm geared up for #24in48 next weekend! Got some #readharder challenge books in this book haul, too.

Readerann Some good ones in that stack! I need to get mine together. 10mo
Linsy Loved Landline! 💕 (edited) 10mo
justanothermusing I'm with @Linsy 💓 Landline 10mo
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Eggs
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#telephonewire #musicalnewyear @vivastory @Cinfhen
This was the first thing that popped into my mind

Kaye The phone reminds me of a PattyDuke phone. Not sure she had one though. 10mo
BooksAndYarn I have a phone like that in my craft room. Though it's beige, not pink, and in a little rougher shape lol 10mo
dgingo I really like Rainbow Rowell, and if you have yet to do so, read Eleanor and Park! 10mo
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Eggs @kaye @BooksAndYarn That's the exact phone we had when I was a little girl. I have a pic of my mom talking on the pink phone. 10mo
Eggs @dgingo I have read Attachments, Landline, Fangirl, and E and P. Enjoyed all❤️ 10mo
Kaye Isn‘t that neat ? We never had cute phones. We had those big heavy clunky black ones then in the 79s we got an olive green wall phone. 10mo
dgingo @Eggs 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 10mo
Eggs @kaye Yesss!! Before the pink one we had the black clunky one. You dialed 3 digits (no area code etc) and it was a "party line"; so you could eavesdrop or wait your turn ☎️ ? 10mo
Eggs @dgingo ♥️🎈♥️ 10mo
Kaye Yep. I remember the party line days. Funny ! And our number was just 5-6806. Good memories. 10mo
Reviewsbylola Same! Great choice! 10mo
vivastory Good choice! 10mo
RebL We shared our party line with a convent. 🙄 10mo
Eggs @RebL how funny 😂 10mo
Eggs @vivastory @Reviewsbylola 🤗😍❤️ 10mo
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SamaraBear
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Words to live by ❤️ A favorite line from a favorite book #activelythoughtfullyhappy

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TorieStorieS
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Since discovering Rowell‘s writing last year, her books have quickly become #MyFavoriteThings - especially the audio versions!! Great characters, relationships, bantering dialogue and moments both emotional and genuinely funny! Though I pretty much exclusively #audiodrove for this one, here‘s my favorite bird from some non-#audiocoloring that I‘ve done! #MusicalNewYear @Cinfhen @vivastory

Cinfhen I love your drawings!!! Do you use pencils or markers or both???? 10mo
TorieStorieS Thank you so much, @Cinfhen !!! 🥰🥰🥰 I switch between both usually but this one is actually all Derwent ink tense pencils which can give different effects with adding water to them! 10mo
vivastory This is really impressive! 🙌 10mo
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TorieStorieS @vivastory Thanks so much for saying that!!!! ☺️☺️☺️ 10mo
Cinfhen Wow!! This is way more than just a way to unwind.... you‘re very talented ❤️ 10mo
TorieStorieS Awww, thanks @Cinfhen !!!! 🥰🥰🥰 10mo
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RadicalReader
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AN ABSOLUTELY AMAZING HEART WARMING WONDERFUL READ SHOWING THE LENGTHS A MOTHER WILL GO TO NOT JUST FOR HER HUSBAND BUT FOR HER CHILDREN TOO. FLET LIKE I WAS PASSENGER SIDE FOLLOWING RIGHT BESIDE GEORGIE AS SHE INTERACTED WITH HER FAMILY, SPOKE OF THE MOMENTS BETWEEN HER HUSBAND AND THEIR CHILDREN AN ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL READ CHECK THIS BOOK OUT AND YOU‘LL FIND YOURSELF INSTANTLY AT THE LIBRARY OR BOOKSTORE READY FOR MORE!!

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All that romance about snow and the seasons. You shouldn‘t have to make special effort not to die every time you left your house. #Landline #Fiction #RainbowRowell

Suet624 20 inches of snow over the past few days here in my section of Vermont. I can relate to this quote. 😂😂 10mo
RadicalReader @Suet624 this is definitely hot cocoa weather this is not a drill!! 10mo
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I‘m fine,” Georgie said. “ I can tell. Fine people are always telling everybody how fine they are.” #RainbowRowell #Fiction #Landline

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“ Georgie pay attention. I‘m a romantic.” “ Just ask the parade of Sunday morning girls. “ Parades are romantic. Who doesn‘t love a parade?” #Landline #RainbowRowell #Fiction

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julesG Still have this on my TBR 10mo
RadicalReader @julesG you‘ll definitely enjoy it wonderful story and definitely several times I‘ve laughed while reading so bonus there 10mo
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#RainbowRowell #Fiction #Landline Was this Uncle Jesse ( John Stamos‘)college days lol rotfl

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Crewgurl I have o check this one out. 10mo
RadicalReader @Crewgurl you‘ll sure enjoy it I am!! Hope it gets made into a movie it definitely has the fantastic film adaption feel to it 10mo
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“ She has a crush,” her mom said, scratching the pug‘s distended belly. “ You remember what that was like,” she said to the dog in a baby voice,” don‘t you? Don‘t you, little mama?” “ I don‘t think she remembers,” Georgie said. “ You bread her with some dog in Tanzana she‘d never met before.” “ Shhh,” her mom said, covering the dog‘s eyes. “ Only because her hubby shoots blanks.” #Landline #RainbowRowell #Fiction

Ericalambbrown 😂🤣 11mo
RadicalReader @Ericalambbrown love moments where you‘re left laughing yourself into silent laughter while reading where you have to quickly put your bookmark in the book until you‘re fully composed to continue the novel 10mo
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BookBabe Ha, what a great passage! 😂👍🏻 10mo
RadicalReader @BookBabe sorry for skipping between books it is just the great struggle of not being able to decide which book to read so I‘m reading… well listening to The Woman In The Window as an audiobook thanks to Libby and reading Landline thanks to a physical copy and my ever trusty Laminated bookmark lol rotfl 10mo
BookBabe I do the same! It‘s a problem, lol. I‘m often juggling several books at once. 10mo
RadicalReader @BookBabe didn‘t know you were also a part time juggler lol rotfl I honestly don‘t know how people do it I would only do it on ebooks because then they all bookmark the pages automatically 10mo
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“ Georgie, wait, how do I hang up on you? “ “ I‘ll hang up on you. That‘ll take care of it” #Landline #Fiction #RainbowRowell

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