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The Midnight Library
The Midnight Library | Matt Haig
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SpeculativeFemale
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Pickpick

This is a Litsy/BookTok made me do it book, for sure. I'd been seeing it everywhere, so I finally gave it a try. The premise was interesting and the main character relatable. I enjoyed it overall, though I felt it got just a little stuffy and preachy at the end.

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Judybskt
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Pickpick

Not bad - loved the short chapters!

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JackieGreco
Pickpick

I loved this book! Such an easy read. Even though it was a little cheesy that‘s what made it great. It was about a woman who decided she no longer wanted to live and when she was in between lives she went to a library with the infinite parallel universes to her life. 5/5

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BookLineNSinker
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I got distracted from "The Signature of All Things" and switched to something more whimsical. I loved this book and I want to remember why.

Kaylamburson So good!! Also I‘m obsessed with your Litsy name. So good! 2w
foreverbooked Loved this one! 1w
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erickahhh
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed all of the lives she got to live. I appreciated her creativity to think of many options she would like to see for herself. The book warmed my heart, made me cry, and made me take a second look at my own life. Many books do not stick with me like this one. I loved every minute of it!

BookGypsy Loved this book and had many of the same reactions as you. 1w
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GraesynEngler
Pickpick

This book was wonderfully written and I couldn‘t put it down. It‘s thought provoking and deep but manages not to get too heavy. It was also a great subject to discuss in book club, as it was very easy to talk about and could be easily interpreted in different ways.

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Kaylamburson
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This is one of the rare books that makes you think, imagine, and dig into your innermost thoughts, all while being beautifully written and engrossing. I loved The Midnight Library so much. I often think about parallel universes and how one decision could have completely altered the direction of your life. What if you didn‘t accept that job offer, or said yes to a date, or simply said “hi” to a stranger. Haig let‘s you explore it all with Nora Seed

LeeRHarry I gave this one 5 🌟 - loved it! 3w
Kaylamburson Yes same!! @LeeRHarry I didn‘t want it to end! 3w
BookLineNSinker I just picked this one back up and am currently reading it. I gave it 5🌟 and I want to experience it again. Love it! 2w
Kaylamburson So perfect!! Definitely one I‘ll want to return to, too! @BookLineNSinker 2w
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paisleyjess
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Pickpick

I liked the premise, that you can pick a different life and try it on like browsing books in a library.

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Sapphire
Midnight Library | Matt Haig
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Pickpick

I saw this title on so many lists, and picked it up so many times in stores. Always first intrigued and then some blurb made me think eh probably not my thing. I don‘t know what made me use an audible credit it omit. Likely a litsy post that finally described it more accurately than the blurbs. So glad. I loved every minute of it! I even did laundry to create more time to listen!

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Patchshank
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Bailedbailed

I got to page 150 something and can't go on 😔 there's too many other books I'm far more excited to read. Not my cup of tea. ☕ I still skipped to the ending though😅 still needed to know, but didnt want to take the journey.

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Curiouser_and_curiouser
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Diobedience is the true foundation of liberty
The obedient must be slaves.

Henry David Thoreau

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Books_n_Whatnot
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Pickpick

Entertaining read! Read it in less than 2 days and I can‘t remember the last time I sped through a book like that. Loved the concept and thought that the way the book describes depression was interesting. Did spark some self reflection

BookGypsy Same 🙌🏻 1w
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JamieArc
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“Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices… Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets?”
Matt Haig - The Midnight Library, 2020

Vanessa Bell - Interior with the Artist‘s Daughter, 1935-6.

BarbaraBB Gorgeous painting 1mo
Cathythoughts 👍🏻♥️ 1mo
DivineDiana Lovely. ❤️📚❤️ 1mo
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Bookworm54
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Pickpick

I listened to this one on audiobook so it took me a while.
It was predictable, but still really enjoyable, relatable, and an interesting premise. I liked that there were others like her mentioned too.

There was a teeny bit where they called someone else Nora by mistake (a couple of times!) and I am not sure if that was a typo or the narrator, but aside from that I enjoyed listening to this one! :)

#22Booksin22

julieclair I agree about liking that there were others like her. That added depth to the premise 1mo
jb72 I enjoyed this book too. 1mo
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DaNae.Gr
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed this one!

BkClubCare I recently finished this and I read Lost Apothecary last month, too. 🤨 1mo
DaNae.Gr @BkClubCare Ha! And now you‘re reading City of Girls? That I just finished! 1mo
BkClubCare @DaNae.Gr Just finished it! 😁 What are you reading now? (edited) 1mo
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DaNae.Gr @BkClubCare Thoughts on City of Girls? And started The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue but ehhhhh not feeling it. Moving on to One True Loves by Taylor Reid Jenkins 1mo
BkClubCare @DaNae.Gr - oh, I really enjoyed City. Best book lately, for me. I have so many going now. Addie LaRue is on my tbr 😉 I admit, I keep confusing it with Evelyn Hardcastle?!? 1mo
BkClubCare @DaNae.Gr - TRJ is a good choice, even tho, I have only read Daisy 1mo
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Judybskt
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Starting a new book for bookclub.

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Lizthewiz
Midnight Library | Matt Haig
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Mehso-so

Debated on giving this a pick or so-so rating and went with so-so. This audiobook was okay, I liked the ending and didn‘t mind that it was predictable, but all of the lives and options the main character had for her life got jumbled for me. I wanted to like it more, just found it lack luster.

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Blh87
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Mehso-so

I paused this book multiple times to read library holds. It did not live up to the hype for me, but I can see why others have liked it so much.

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katiekat311
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Pickpick

First book of April complete. Perfect timing as I now start Spring Break! 😬😁

I adored this book and all the wondrous lives you get to live. Nora is a wonderfully conflicted and relatable character that you just root for. The writing light and engaging. I genuinely loved the concept and the journey.

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BkClubCare
Midnight Library | Matt Haig
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Pickpick

First book of April is complete! For me, the rating lands between So-So and a Pick. I do adore Matt Haig but this was only an “I liked it” 3-slice of pie read.

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Clwojick
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Pickpick

Finally finished my first book of April, and moving straight into my next #ThingsinCommon pick! Not yet sure where I‘ll go from there, but possibly another book with a red cover ❤️

The Midnight Library was a 5/5 for me! I absolutely adored it. 💖💖💖

LiseWorks I love the page to put this on, so organized 2mo
BookGypsy I need this organizer for my reads 😮🤗🥰 Did you create this or purchase it somewhere? Great idea! 1w
Clwojick @BookGypsy I use a #bulletjournal to track all of my book stats, reading challenges, and reading events. I draw out most of my own designs though, and use an assortment of printables and stickers. 1w
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BookGypsy @Clwojick I love it! I teach a creative writing class, most often, we have lessons based on books we are reading. This would be so helpful to use 😊 1w
Clwojick @BookGypsy although they‘re a little pricey, the only bullet journals I use are the #Leuchtturm1917. They have thick enough pages that markers, pen etc, don‘t bleed through. Make sure to select the “Dotted” version, if you want a bullet journal. They also have lined, grid and blank. 7d
BookGypsy @Clwojick Thank you, I will check them out. 🤗 7d
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katiekat311
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March was my best month yet! 8 books, 2 of which were my #bookspin and #doublespin! Hoping April is equally as successful, but maybe add in a completed BINGO on my #bookspinbingo board!

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Fabulous month!! 2mo
ErinSueMreads I'm reading drums of autumn right now! 2mo
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Clwojick
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Starting off #ThingsinCommon with this book! I‘ve heard such good things, and I can‘t wait to dig into it. Definitely bummed that I‘m working another 16 hour shift tomorrow! I have 5 hours before I have to get up, so off to bed I go. Happy April reading everyone! 🔥

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strangexlonely
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I have mixed feelings about this book. Overall I liked it, I loved the concept of the book and the way the story is told is great, I just thought the ending was a little cheesy and predictable.

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Clwojick
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Here is my final April #bookspinbingo list! I had to change up a few things, adding in some holds that just came in and books to fit specific prompts. Number 4 is blank, since I couldn‘t decide on which #booktoscreen adaptation I wanted to read. There are so many good options out there, so I‘m just going to pick in the moment. 🧡

As for March, I‘ve finished all but 2 books, which unfortunately were both of my #roll100 picks.😳

Zoes_Human I love your layout. It's very clean. 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2mo
PuddleJumper So neat and pretty 😍 2mo
PageShifter I have read Next Year in Havana and The Midnight Library Library from this list. I wish you happy reading :) 2mo
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BibliophileLibrarian
Midnight Library | Matt Haig
Pickpick

I always wanted to read this book, and I got to do so for my work book club. It is a pick for me, but I was slightly disappointed in the ending. I thought it was too predictable. But it offered good lessons for everyone to live by.

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coffeebooksandchaos
Midnight Library | Matt Haig
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I am far from alone in saying that I loved The Midnight Library. I read it in one day and was transfixed from beginning to end. The concept that our lives are the products of tiny decisions that could each lead to wildly different outcomes forces us to beg the question…who would I be if I had picked differently? Everyone has missed opportunities in their lives. Nora‘s experience in the Library shows us that different isn‘t always better. Bravo!

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The_Literary_Jedi
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📚📚📚📚 Really enjoyed this book that looks at what happens after death. The concept is so cool and the lesson the main character Nora learns in the end is one many people may need to understand too.

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DMC_run8
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Pickpick

This was the perfect pallette cleanser after my last 3 books. Nora Seed has decided to end her life, but instead of death she ends up at the Midnight Library, an in-between place where the different paths her life could have taken are all available to her. But this is not a permanent place and Nora must find the life that suits her or risk losing herself forever. 5⭐️

michellelav This was a great book! 😁 2mo
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BrenaJo
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This!! I just completed this project and my favorite part is that I can update them as I read new books 😍 (I have read all of these)

I‘ve been working on it for about a month. I‘m only going to put books I‘ve read on the shelves so that it‘s always changing and also a great convo piece!

marleed This is so cool! I can‘t quit thinking of how I‘d populate shelves such as these like my holiday books in December or my creepy books in October! (edited) 2mo
BrenaJo So many possibilities!! 2mo
Caroline2 Love it 😍 2mo
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Chelsea.Poole Great! 2mo
Saknicole So perfectly cool! I love it! 2mo
Saknicole @Kimberlone look at what Sabrina made! 2mo
Kimberlone @Saknicole wow! 🤩 2mo
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Kshakal
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TheSpineView I almost choose this one.👍 2mo
Eggs Great choice! 2mo
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JuliaTheBookNerd
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#Library 📚 #SavvySettings 🍀💚

#BookNerd 💙🤓📚

Eggs Perfect 🤩 2mo
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fictionaddictbooks
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Eggs Perfect📚🙌🏻📚 2mo
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reumellivaras
Mehso-so

February book club. Eh… it was okay. It wasn‘t a book I was eager to pick up with any free moment. Almost like a self help book in the way you go through all the possibilities of life.

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Cortg
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Pickpick

I read this over the summer but I wanted a refresher before bookclub on Tuesday. I loved it just as much the second time around! ❤️

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fictionaddictbooks
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Nineteen years before she decided to die, Nora Seed sat in the warmth of the small library at Hazeldene School in the town of Bedford.

#firstlinefridays

ShyBookOwl I adore this book 🖤 3mo
michellelav I love this book! 📖 3mo
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brushlo
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Pickpick

this book is a great reminder about the possibility of life all around us…and the ways regrets can trap us in a type of prison. a really great concept, well executed. for me personally - great reminder to try to be more present in my own life. we have this one life and infinite possibilities await while we still draw breath. highly recommend this book.

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fictionaddictbooks
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Of books...

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Judybskt
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🍋The Ashford Affair
🍊Tagged - going to get it for our May bookclub pick
🍒Girl A

#weekendreads
@rachelsbrittain

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kbranscum
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Pickpick

Do you believe in Parallel timelines?! This was such a good audiobook. I enjoyed listening to this story unfold.

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Adventures-of-a-French-Reader
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Mehso-so

Nora Seed commits suicide, and lands in a library in which she'll get to explore her other possible lives, the ones she could have gotten if she had made different decisions.

While I enjoyed the ride, and the story overall, I found the ending highly predictable, and it is a book definitely belonging to the genre self-help fiction, which I'm not a fan of. I tend to like a more subtle approach...

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fictionaddictbooks
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I had a longgg day today. So much brain work😩

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fictionaddictbooks
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Matt Haig has my whole attention with this one❤❤❤

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SanjanaGhosh
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I don't know how to describe this book. I am however sure that this is one of those books which I wish I could read for the first time all over again ;')
I'll be sad when this is over for sure!!

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Blh87
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Coffee and a book. Always a good combination 🤗

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ATB
Midnight Library | Matt Haig
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This read brought to you by Planet Fitness. #20in4 I read even slower than I walk. Lol

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ATB
Midnight Library | Matt Haig
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This read brought you you by snow, winter and Michigan.

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CogsOfEncouragement
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Heartwarming. A delight. Carey Mulligan does a superb job.