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Rabbit Cake
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
Twelve-year-old Elvis Babbitt has a head for the facts: she knows science proves yellow is the happiest color, she knows a healthy male giraffe weighs about 3,000 pounds, and she knows that the naked mole rat is the longest living rodent. She knows she should plan to grieve her mother, who has recently drowned while sleepwalking, for exactly eighteen months. But there are things Elvis doesn t yet know like how to keep her sister Lizzie from poisoning herself while sleep-eating or why her father has started wearing her mother's silk bathrobe around the house. Elvis investigates the strange circumstances of her mother's death and finds comfort, if not answers, in the people (and animals) of Freedom, Alabama. As hilarious a storyteller as she is heartbreakingly honest, Elvis is a truly original voice in this exploration of grief, family, and the endurance of humor after loss."
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DebinHawaii
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#BigJuneReadathon #BigJuneReadathonPhotoChallenge

The tagged book is a favorite book with #AnyAnimalInTitle 🐰💛and I am hoping to start the authors second, more recent book this weekend (before my library copy is due back).

Clwojick Ohhh! I loved Rabbit Cake, so I will definitely be checking this one out. 3w
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Megabooks
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While I much preferred Unlikely Animals (her second book), there is something charming about RC. I liked Elvis more than many child narrators, but this book fell in an odd spot between MG, YA, and adult. Very hard to categorize.

Elvis‘ mother has died sleep swimming. Or was it a suicide? As her teenage sister Lizzie acts out, Elvis tries to keep the family together while finding out uncomfortable secrets about her mom and her parents‘ marriage.

Cinfhen Funny, although both are good, I preferred this one to 4w
Hooked_on_books I‘m usually not a fan of child narrators, but I really enjoyed this one. Lots of quirk! I look forward to her new one. It‘ll be a while before my hold comes in. 4w
Megabooks @Cinfhen it‘s interesting when we like different things. I‘m definitely going to read her next book. 4w
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Megabooks @Hooked_on_books for sure quirky, but Hartnett does it well. My library didn‘t have her new one, so I ended up using a credit. I hope you like it! 4w
BiblioLitten I have been wanting to read this for so long! 4w
jlhammar Yes, totally agree! I liked RC, but there's a chance Unlikely Animals might make my best of the year. Honorable mention at least. I'll definitely be reading whatever she writes next. 4w
Megabooks @BiblioLitten it‘s free on audible plus now if you have that. 4w
Megabooks @jlhammar unlikely animals was amazing. Just short of 5 stars and I have VERY FEW 4.75⭐️ books. 4w
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Centique
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This came with great reccs. @Cinfhen again! It‘s the story of a quirky kid in an unconventional family dealing with the death of a parent in an unconventional way. Elvis is 10, obsessed with facts about animals, counting down the days on her grief calendar the counsellor gave her & investigating her mothers death. I love a kid that‘s clever & a little weird. This has some dark humour and won‘t be for everyone but I loved it.

Centique Another autumn at the library photo in the background. 1mo
Cinfhen Oh yay!!! This was such a memorable debut!! I loved Elvis 🧡🧡🧡Gorgeous photo 1mo
Lindy Great review — I must get to this book one of these days. Lovely photo too. 🍂 1mo
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LeahBergen Happy Birthday, my friend! I hope you‘ve had a wonderful day! 😘😘😘 1mo
batsy Happy birthday, Paula! I hope it's been a wonderful one 💜🎂🎈📚 1mo
Centique @LeahBergen @batsy thank you both, you wonderful people, it has been a lovely day 😘😘 1mo
Jeg Belated birthday wishes. Sounds like you had a great day.🎂🎂🎂🎂 1mo
Centique @Jeg thank you Joy! I think I had too much cake too - and isn‘t that a sign of a fun birthday! 😂😂 1mo
Nute A very warm belated Happy Birthday wish to you, Paula!🥳 1mo
Centique @Nute thank you Kimberley! 😘 1mo
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jlhammar
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Pickpick

Really enjoyed this sweet, darkly humorous story about an eccentric family navigating grief after the loss of their wife/mother. Loved Elvis! Such a great character.

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britt_brooke
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #reread

Original review (2018): https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2393867099

vlwelser I'm really enjoying her new book. 2mo
britt_brooke @vlwelser So good to hear! I‘m hoping to start it soon! That‘s what sparked this revisit. 💚 2mo
Cinfhen Loved this one too!!! 2mo
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phyhill I've had this one on my shelf for years. Thanks for reminding me to pick it up! 2mo
britt_brooke @Cinfhen Hoping to start her new one! 2mo
britt_brooke @phyhill Hope you love it, too! 2mo
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jlhammar
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“On my tenth birthday, six months before she sleepwalked into the river, Mom burned the rabbit cake.”

#FirstLineFridays

5feet.of.fury That‘s a doozy 😳 2mo
rabbitprincess I loved this book! 2mo
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britt_brooke
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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🎧🐾 Someone‘s happy for this morning‘s extra-long walk! It absolutely poured all day yesterday and more storms are on the way. 😩

#audiowalk #dogsoflitsy #reread

MegsBooks Cute pup! ❤️ That weather sounds like where I am. It can‘t decide today if it‘s raining or snowing. April is such a mess. 😊 3mo
britt_brooke @MegsBooks This spring has not been very pleasant this year. Hope we both get warmer, drier weather soon! 🤞🏼☀️ 3mo
K.M.-Forester It snowed where I live yesterday after having 70 degree weather the day before 🤦🏽‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️ 3mo
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britt_brooke @K.M.-Forester That‘s bonkers!! 3mo
belle.book.candle22 Looks like our dog. Our dog is a mini American shepherd. Her name is Suki❤️ 3mo
britt_brooke @belle.book.candle22 Aw, I bet Suki is a cutie! Champ is an Aussie and his size is deceiving in this photo. 😂 He‘s a 72lb floof ball! 3mo
Megabooks It is pouring here now! Glad he got in a walk beforehand! (edited) 3mo
britt_brooke @Megabooks The severe stuff just cleared us but it‘s still pouring here, too. Hope it doesn‘t get too bad up by you! 🤞🏼 3mo
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kyraleseberg
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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Totally unrelated to books but our bunnies are a week old today and I just can't with all this cuteness 🥰

Megabooks 😍😍😍 1y
Alfoster Adorable! 1y
Bette I‘ve never seen a baby bunny! So sweet. 😊 1y
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null000 Omg 🥰😍 1y
Hooked_on_books Tiny! Baby! Bunny! Oh goodness. 🥺 1y
Darklunarose Oh my god! How cute are you little bunny! 1y
Cupcake12 Oh my gosh! Super cuteness overload! 1y
AlaMich Wait, you have a bunny that had babies? So adorable!! 1y
kyraleseberg @AlaMich Yes, we have a buck and doe to mate a few times per year. This is our biggest litter yet - 11 kits and they are all thriving!! 🥰 1y
kyraleseberg Thanks all!!! It is for real cuteness overload over here right now 🐇 1y
JessClark78 ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
Nute Adorable! 1y
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CBee
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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This was quirky, sad, delightful, and just plain weird at times. I LOVED it. So glad I finally got around to reading it ♥️ @TheAromaofBooks here‘s my December #bookspin!! 😁😁😁

TrishB A lovely read ♥️ 2y
CBee @TrishB it was! Elvis is my favorite ♥️ 2y
TrishB She is lovely ♥️ hope it wasn‘t too difficult for you to read. 2y
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CBee @TrishB it was, at times. And I found myself saying more than once, maybe this isn‘t the right time? But, it ended up being very therapeutic. Someone told me earlier this year that maybe I‘m reading through my grief and I think that applies here, too. You‘re so kind to mention ♥️ 2y
TrishB I‘m glad it helped ♥️ take care over the holidays x 2y
CBee @TrishB absolutely. I‘ve got good support at home and I‘ve got all of you amazing Litsy people ♥️♥️ (edited) 2y
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Great progress!! 2y
rabbitprincess I loved this book! ❤ 🐰 🍰 2y
CBee @rabbitprincess I mean, your Litsy name has rabbit in it so 😁😂🐰 2y
rabbitprincess @CBee Haha yes I was predisposed to like it! 😂 2y
CBee @rabbitprincess 😂😂😂 all that said though, the book was really great. I love quirky books! Dysfunctional families! Woot! 😂 2y
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JenReadsAlot
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sharread Rabbit Cake ❤❤❤❤❤ 2y
OriginalCyn620 📚👎🏻📚 2y
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Cinfhen
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#3Books.....#WithAnAnimalOnTheCover
I went for 🐇🐰🐇
I really liked all of these quirky books

Ruthiella I like the 🐰theme! 😀 2y
BarbaraBB Great theme!! 2y
merelybookish Rabbits for Food made me LOL even though the subject matter was dark. 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm Love your theme 👍😁 2y
TrishB Great choices 😁 2y
Cathythoughts Bunny !!!! 😁 2y
Cinfhen Right @merelybookish the MC was so sharp! Her dark humor was hilarious 2y
Cinfhen Who knew 🐰🐇 were a popular book cover choice @Cathythoughts @TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm @BarbaraBB @Ruthiella 2y
OriginalCyn620 Nice! 🐰 2y
Samary I have the first two on my TBR, about to add the third 😁🐇 2y
Cinfhen Ohhh, yay!!! @Samary hope you get to all 3 books!!! 2y
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JenReadsAlot
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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Bailedbailed

I bailed. Was looking forward to this one, but couldn't get into it. I did get a BINGO though! #bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay bingo!!!! 2y
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Cinfhen
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ManicMonday #LetterR
📚Rabbit Cake
✒️Sally Rooney
🍿Rocky
🎤RHCP 🌶
🎶Rock Your Body https://open.spotify.com/track/1AWQoqb9bSvzTjaLralEkT?si=cHiWJAK8S_CAtFNYt18dAQ

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Aseleener
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Audio, found on #hoopla. The story of a 10 yr old girl making it through the 18 mos after her mother died. The level of maturity was a little unrealistic, but I always have that issue with child POVs. I really disliked her sister and didn't love how her storyline ended up. The ending was a bit sad. But overall, it wasn't a bad read. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

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MallenNC
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I‘ve heard so many good reviews of this but I still haven‘t had a chance to read it. I moved it up on my TBR though! #RabbitOnTheCover #BloomingBibliophile

OriginalCyn620 This was my pick too! 2y
MallenNC @OriginalCyn620 And thank you for giving this one to me. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🐰💗🐰 2y
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OriginalCyn620
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I haven‘t read this one but I have given it as a gift a couple of times! 🐇
#rabbitonthecover #bloomingbibliophiles

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🐰🐇💗 2y
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BookwormAHN
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Pickpick

I have mixed feelings with this book. I liked the main character, Elvis, she had just lost her mother & had decided to finish a book her mother had been writing on the nocturnal habits of animals, so she was always reading & explaining some new little fact. Unfortunately I really disliked everyone else, especially her father.
#Booked2020 #AnimalOnCover
@Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage
#MemoirsAndMysteries #Bookish

BiblioLitten I have been on the fence about this one. 2y
sharread This is one of my favorites! 👍💗💕 2y
Cinfhen This book was SO QUIRKY but I really LOVED IT 🐰 2y
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DebinHawaii
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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#MarchMadness #YellowCovers

I‘m stuck at work for a while yet so I will do this via collage. All of these titles with yellow covers are on my shelves—print or e-book. Some I‘ve read & some are still in my #TBR. Rabbit Cake, Ayesha At Last, & The Bride Test are my favorites from what I‘ve read so far. 💛💛💛

Eggs So pretty and cheery 💛🧡💛 2y
Crazeedi Looks like spring 💛 2y
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JanuarieTimewalker13
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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I had to join in on this one😀#toptenofthedecade #fictionedition
Brutally hard...and I had to add honorable mentions:
All The Light You Cannot See, The Book Thief, Rabbit Cake, Eleanor Oliphant❤️ apologies for being low tech....no pic collage...lol These are in no order...both top 10 and honorable mentions are totally random.

JanuarieTimewalker13 I have to add to my honorable mentions: The Institute. 3y
TrishB I love your low tech! 3y
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JanuarieTimewalker13 @TrishB haha! Thank you❤️ 3y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Oy, I forgot Middlesex and DJATS...there‘s too many, I can‘t do 10. 3y
Freespirit Great books❤️ 3y
JanuarieTimewalker13 @Freespirit Yes! Thank you!!📚❤️ 3y
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Cinfhen
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#NamasteNovember a few books featuring my favorite #ChildMCs

Insightsintobooks I've been considering Rabbit Cake. What did you think of it? 3y
Cinfhen It was odd in a really good way, I really liked it a lot @Insightsintobooks 3y
Eggs 👏🏻❤️👏🏻 3y
Copwithabook A Prayer for Owen Meany is one of my all time favorites. The audio was out of this world 3y
Cinfhen Ohhh, who narrated his voice @Copwithabook since THAT is a HUGE characteristic of Owen!?!?!!!!! 3y
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LauraJ
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#7days7covers #covercrush

Thanks for the tag, @Soubhiville !

Posting covers I love for 7 days, no explanation needed. Tagging someone to play each day.

Want to join us, @IndoorDame ?

Soubhiville I really liked this book. 3y
LauraJ @Soubhiville Me too. I hope she writes more. 3y
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JennyM
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#7days7covers #covercrush #day3

If you have time and want to join in, I‘d love to see your fave covers over the next 7 days. 1 cover a day, no explanation, and tag 1 other @BiblioLitten 😘 🧁

LeeRHarry I think we have the same bench top! 😂 nice pick! 3y
JennyM @LeeRHarry of course we do! 😆 Nightmare taking photos at night - the glare!!! 3y
LeeRHarry @JennyM I know, shocking! 3y
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Tanisha_A This cover is the cutest! 3y
Cinfhen Loved this book!!!! Cupcakes are too cute. Shoutout to the author @anniehartnett 💛 3y
JennyM @Cinfhen @tanisha_a birthday cupcakes. My baby turns 7 tomorrow 😭 3y
Cinfhen No way!!!! Happy birthday 🎈🎉🎁🧁🍰 3y
saresmoore 7 is a big milestone! It feels like a real shift. Congratulations & happy wishes to you both! ♥️ 3y
KarenUK Beautiful cover and cupcakes! Happy birthday to your little‘un !💕💕💕 3y
Tanisha_A Aw! Happy birthday to your baby! 🎂🎈🥳🎁 3y
youneverarrived Great photo 💛 3y
JennyM @Cinfhen @saresmoore @KarenUK @Tanisha_A - thanks everyone. He‘s very excited (and been on countdown to it for ages!). 😘 (edited) 3y
JennyM @youneverarrived it‘s a good read, too 😘 3y
gradcat Such a lovely cover & photo! ♥️ Happy birthday wishes for your child! (edited) 3y
JennyM @gradcat thank you 😘 3y
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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New month, new opportunity to speak at a book talk... I‘m always a bit sad that more library staff don‘t want to participate (public speaking can be scary but also very rewarding - sometimes at the same time) and yesterday there was only two speakers - but still a good session I thought.

These are the ones I spoke on. Have you read any or maybe plan to?

rabbitprincess Rabbit Cake and Emily of New Moon, both of which I loved 😊 3y
thegirlwiththelibrarybag @rabbitprincess, both excellent, I agree! 3y
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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A moving portrait of grief - the Babbitt family is floundering after the drowning death of their mother. It‘s told from Elvis‘ perspective & as she‘s only 10 at the start - there is much she doesn‘t understand & with an older sister with anger issues and an escalating sleep walking problem and a Dad who has taken to wearing his wife‘s bathroom around the house - the answers are slow in coming but they do come, as much as they do with sudden loss.

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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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As I tried to fall asleep that night, I listened for a serial killer or burglar, and wished I were afraid of the same things Ms Bernstein was afraid of.

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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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It‘s a drizzly winter day so I‘ve taken myself and all the washing I didn‘t do last week and wouldn‘t dry outside anyway to the laundromat - with my book, obviously 😉

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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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‘So Lizzie was always Lizzie, never Elizabeth, not to anyone. Sometimes Mom would say my sister had Lizzie Borden‘s former spirit and that she and Dad better watch out.‘

JanuarieTimewalker13 Omg, I loved this one so much!! 3y
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EmilyM
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LMPBC Round 6 #GroupB @Mynameisacolour @Kaila-ann @suvata Here are some titles I'm considering. What do you think?

EmilyM Book Two Sugar Land 3y
EmilyM Book Three The Address 3y
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EmilyM Book Seven 3y
Kaila-ann I vote The Address or All My Puny Sorrows. I just recently read The curious incident of the dog in the nighttime. 3y
EmilyM Book Eight 3y
suvata I vote for All My Puny Sorrows 3y
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ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled
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Pick ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Elvis, a precocious 5th grader, and her moody teenage sister are dealing with the death of their mother.
A sweet coming-of-age story that explores different ways of coping with grief.
Enjoyed it.

TrishB Enjoyed this one too 👍🏻 3y
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
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Bailedbailed

Wow. My 4th Bail this year. That's a record. The older I get the easier it is for me to say nope moving on. Lots of people love this book, I just wasn't in the mood for a mother who died sleep swimming. Since it's for a Book Club that I don't always attend decided to Bail. #imho

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OneCent76
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Panpan

I found this book very very depressing and a bit disturbing. I read this for 2019 SWON TRC

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Becker
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Mehso-so

Not bad but I found parts to be unrealistic. It is a YA novel about a father and his two daughters as they cope in the aftermath of the mothers death.

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cathysaid
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1. Rabbit Cake, of course! One of the best MC narrators ever.
2. Waitress. I know, it‘s a movie about pies, not cakes. Psychoanalyze that. 🤨
3. I Want Candy by Bow Wow Wow. Here‘s your earworm for the day 😬 https://youtu.be/JoXVYSV4Xcs

@JoScho #manicmonday

JoScho 😊❤️🍰 3y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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📖 Rabbit Cake (though it‘s not about 🍰)
🎥 Father of the Bride
🎶 🤔🤷‍♀️

#manicmonday

JoScho 😊❤️🍰 3y
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valeriegeary
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Midwinter splurge. Tagged book is for my in person book club. Winter Witch because I have a mad girl crush on Vasya. The Dreamers just because.

cathysaid I ❤️ Rabbit Cake. The main character crawled into my heart and stayed there. 3y
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LisaJo
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‪Read 45 books in 2018-top 5:‬
‪1. Rabbit Cake @annie_hartnett
‪2. Beartown and sequel 2.5 Us Against Them @Backmanland
‪3. The Dry @janeharperautho
‪4. Need to Know @karecleve
‪5. The Fighter @michaelwsmith

‪And a few more‬:
‪6. Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley @hannahtinti
‪7. The Weight of the World @DavidJoy_Author
8. The Woman in the Window @AJFinnBooks

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HeatherBookNerd
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Insomnia=Reading

Thanks @britt_brooke for the book. I‘m loving it so far!

britt_brooke 💛💛💛 4y
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AutumnRLS
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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Finally got around to starting this. So far it's dark and odd and absolutely a perfect book for me. #readingglasses

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erinreads
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DID SOMEONE SAY CAKE? 😻 Also, not naming names, but someone is making it hard to choose what I‘m going to read next. #damnfinecooper #catsoflitsy

AlaMich 😻 4y
RowReads1 Adorable 4y
Ashley_Nicoletto Such a cute cat! 4y
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Soubhiville That‘s a wonderful picture! 4y
hermyknee What a cutie! 4y
Leftcoastzen Yow , has that sweet watch me ,I might be trouble face. 4y
Librarybelle 😹 Such a good look! 4y
JennyM Gorgeous kitty, and such a great read 4y
erinreads @Leftcoastzen Oh, 100% trouble. And he just got neutered so we‘re officially just in crazy kitten mode for at least the next few months. 😜 4y
Leftcoastzen He‘s adorable!😻 4y
rubyslippersreads What a cutie pie! 😻 4y
tracey38 He's so cute 4y
cariashley Aww!! 😻 4y
MaleficentBookDragon So pretty. 😻 4y
BookNAround He‘s gorgeous. 4y
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arubabookwoman
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I enjoyed this book narrated by Elvis, a young girl, as she attempts to come to terms with her mother‘s death. Elvis‘s voice is precocious, yet not annoying, and the story is scattered with intriguing factoids about animals, sleepwalking, and the Guinness Book of World Records. While some of the quirky references occasionally strained credibility, I learned you can, indeed, purchase coyote urine on Amazon!

arubabookwoman @collegecatlady My trip to NYC to visit new grandchild put me a little behind in finishing this since I was afraid I would lose it if I traveled with it. It will be on its way back to you tomorrow. Great choice for #lmpbc. 4y
TrishB A lovely read 👍🏻 4y
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JennyM
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I‘m really enjoying getting to know 10-year old Elvis and her family as she grieves the death of her mother. It starts with a bit of #petsemetary - a burnt rabbit birthday cake 🎂 🐇 - and I‘m sure I‘m going to #howl with both laughter and tears.

It‘s also my first #readwhatyouown, after taking inspiration from @Cinfhen @valeriegeary and not ordering any more library books for the next little while 😳

Cinfhen I LOVED this book!!! Elvis is adorable and this book is batty ( in the BEST way possible) and I TOTALLY failed at my #BookBan 😣🙄 4y
JennyM @Cinfhen I‘m actually having cold sweats knowing nothing is on hold /coming from the library. But I might actually get to read some of the books that are sat on my shelf and that I bought cos I really want to read! 4y
Cinfhen I totally get it....shiny bright new books are hard to resist but sometimes it‘s good to cuddle up with an “oldie” 4y
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TrishB Great read 👍🏻 4y
Robothugs I‘ll be interested to see what you think in the end! 4y
valeriegeary This is such a good book!! And good job picking from your own shelves! 👏👏👏 4y
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KadeLexical
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“Mom said everything was weird if you looked at it closely enough...”

“Dogs have a lot of things about life figured out; they aren‘t afraid to let something go. Their hearts are always open to loving more”

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MicheleinPhilly
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IS IT FRIDAY YET????

Erika13137 I wish! 4y
hermyknee Agreed 4y
Suet624 I have been a day ahead of myself all day. So I‘m closer to Friday than you are. 😀 4y
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MicheleinPhilly @Erika13137 @hermyknee @Suet624 This week has been the worst. So over it. 4y
kspenmoll Counting the days! 4y
AlaMich Today was a whole week‘s worth of suck for me. 😫 4y
JennyM Hang in there xxx 4y
eanderson Unfortunately not yet but is coming!!! We are at least closer to Friday today. (edited) 4y
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MicheleinPhilly
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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Lunch break!

*please don‘t let me fall asleep, please don‘t let me fall asleep.*

DivineDiana 😂Did you fall asleep? 😴 4y
MicheleinPhilly @DivineDiana I didn‘t. I forced myself to get up after 20 minutes or so. 4y
DivineDiana 👏🏻👍🏻🙂 4y
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emilyhaldi
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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I am fascinated by sleepwalking... The thought that someone can be in a #deepsleep and still eat, drive a car, and in this case, walk into a deep lake to die, terrifies me 😱 10 year old Elvis Babbitt is left to deal with the sleepwalking death of her mother while also adjusting to her mourning father and sleepeating sister. I bailed on the audio version but gave it a second chance in print and my opinion did improve slightly 🙃
#septemberdanes

Skyrimir I‘ve done a little sleepwalking through the years, usually if I‘m stressed. Some small, like just going to a different room and sleeping or eating something. Once I cooked (and mega burned) some ramen. That was scary! My house was full of smoke! 4y
emilyhaldi No @Soubhiville but I‘ve been meaning to read some of his books!! Do you recommend? 4y
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emilyhaldi Yikes!!! @Skyrimir that‘s wild!! I am totally paranoid about fire so your story gives me severe anxiety 😆 4y
Kalalalatja Sleepwalking creeps me out! But this book sounds really good! 4y
Soubhiville @emilyhaldi he‘s one of my favorite authors! My favorites are Midwives and Before You Know Kindness, bit his 3 most recent were all good too! 4y
zsuzsanna_reads I used to sleepwalk and do things in my sleep, but haven't in a long time. At some point it got so bad and I was so afraid of having an accident, I would hide the key to my bedroom in a different place every night and would write the hiding place on a post it note. If I left the key in the same place every night, I would just fetch it in my sleep and let myself out. 🤣🤣 4y
Reviewsbylola Liking it much more isn‘t very convincing to me. 😂 4y
Mdargusch Wow! @zsuzsanna_reads that is so frightening! 4y
emilyhaldi Yeah that wasn't even completely accurate @Reviewsbylola I edited above 👆🏻 4y
emilyhaldi Wow!! @zsuzsanna_reads 🤯 that's some crazy shit! I'm happy to hear you came up with a pretty ingenious solution 🙏🏻 4y
Reviewsbylola 😂😂😂 I know you so well and I just knew. 4y
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a.bookish.byrd
Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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One of my fave 5 for August.
Some excellent animal trivia amidst this sad, yet triumphant, tale.

DebinHawaii I loved this one! 🐰🍰💛 4y
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