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Alias Grace
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
In Alias Grace, bestselling author Margaret Atwood has written her most captivating, disturbing, and ultimately satisfying work since The Handmaid's Tale. She takes us back in time and into the life of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the nineteenth century.Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and Nancy Montgomery, his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders.Dr. Simon Jordan, an up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness, is engaged by a group of reformers and spiritualists who seek a pardon for Grace. He listens to her story while bringing her closer and closer to the day she cannot remember. What will he find in attempting to unlock her memories? Is Grace a female fiend? A bloodthirsty femme fatale? Or is she the victim of circumstances?From the Trade Paperback edition.
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PickingBooks
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I previously rated this book as so-so, because I found it a little hard to get through. It‘s been a while since I read it though, and the part where Grace muses, “that is the same with all quilts, you can see them two different ways by looking at the dark pieces, or else the light,” STUCK WITH ME. Read more: https://pickingbooks.com/blog/aliasgrace

pigeonsandcrows I love how sometimes you reread a book when you're at a different place in your life and it affects you in a new way. 3d
PickingBooks Agreed! 👍🙌🙂 3d
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Addison_Reads
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My last finished read for #screamathon and it was an excellent gothic tale that will mess with your mind and make you not trust any of the characters.

Atwood is one of my favorite authors and she doesn't disappoint with this one. 💚

@4thhouseontheleft
#LitsyAtoZ #Letter @BookishMarginalia

Scochrane26 This is my favorite by her. 2w
ju.ca.no I‘m so much looking foward to reading this soon! I have it high up on my TBR 2w
readordierachel Yes! Fantastic book! 2w
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Addison_Reads
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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I'm hoping to finish up the tagged book and a few more before the end of the month. Right now I'm at 35 books, which is a personal best for books read in a month. 👻 Another reason why I love #screamathon. @4thhouseontheleft

Klou Woah! In one month! Well done!! 3w
flying_monkeys Wowsers! Congrats 🎉 3w
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CatalinaSimona18
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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I love Margaret Atwood. Such a great writer! Grace had such a sad destiny. I loved the idea of Dr. Jordan in the book. But he was a coward. As well as Jeremiah. They both loved her but none helped her.

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ShyBookOwl
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Historical fic #murder mystery. I love the suspense and eerily slow story development #screamathonphotochallenge @4thhouseontheleft

Tamra I loved this one! 1mo
Mishu94 I watched the series and it was amazing! I didn‘t know it was based on a book ☹️ 1mo
ShyBookOwl @Mishu94 the show was pretty good but, as usual, the book was better 🤷🏽‍♀️ 1mo
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ShyBookOwl @Tamra me too! 1mo
Scochrane26 I think I‘ve read this book 3 times over the years, it might be my favorite Atwood. I liked the show a lot, thought it was cast well. 1mo
ShyBookOwl @Scochrane26 it's so great. Have u listened to the audiobook? It's read by the actress who plays her in the show. I really enjoyed it. 1mo
Scochrane26 @ShyBookOwl no, I haven‘t. Maybe next time. 1mo
Addison_Reads This is on my TBR this month. It will be my first time reading it, which I'm ashamed of since it's been on my shelves for years. 1mo
Mishu94 @ShyBookOwl aaw man ☹️ I wish I had known before watching the series 😭 1mo
ShyBookOwl @Addison_Reads Haha I have plenty of books like that on my shelf too. It happens. 1mo
ShyBookOwl @Mishu94 yeah... still worth the read though! 1mo
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Naya
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Definitely a master piece, in love with it, the serie on Netflix is 100% faithfull to the book

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Jemmygem
Alias Grace/ Alias Grace | Margaret Eleanor Atwood
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This book brings you into full connection with the characters.

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Auntynanny
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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This was a really interesting book. It was based around a true story from the Toronto area in the 19th century. A woman was charged with murder, but escaped the noose. Years into her sentence a psychiatrist spoke with her in an effort to determine her sanity.

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CatalinaSimona18
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"So I cannot sit here without thinking of the ladylike bums that have sat on this very settee, all delicate and white, like wobbly soft-boiled eggs".

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GatheringBooks
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Lcsmcat
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OriginalCyn620 Good choice! ❤️⛓ 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm 👍 pick. I liked this one. 3mo
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SheilaChew
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A quiet morning.

I am enjoying this book! It reminds me of Handmaid‘s Tale, with long descriptions of domestic life. It‘s also very introspective, with dual narrative from Grace Marks and her psychologist, Dr. Jordan. Fascinating since it is based on real events!

britt_brooke Great mug! 3mo
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SheilaChew
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Planning my week. How many of these can I read in the next week? #summer #teachersoflitsy

ShyBookOwl I absolutely love Alias Grace! 3mo
rather_be_reading pretty tray! 3mo
ephemeralwaltz Lovely photo! Alias Grace was one of my favorite reads last summer. 3mo
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thewallflower0707
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It always feels good when I finish a book that has been waiting on my TBR, in this case, 11 months. I bought Alias Grace last September in Copenhagen, so this book has already made quite a journey.
Alias Grace is my 2nd Atwood book. I thought Handmaids Tale doesn‘t really deserve all the hype it receives due to current political events. AG is much better written, with a better story.

#AliasGrace #Cover #Holiday #review #MargaretAtwood

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Kaila-ann
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Ultimately between pan and so-so for me. The writing was clever and I enjoyed the true crime aspect but I felt like parts of it were long and tedious. I wanted to keep reading Grace‘s story but then it would veer off into Dr. Jordan‘s story (which was weird) and less enjoyable. I enjoyed The Handmaid‘s Tale so i will check out more of her work but this was, overall, just meh for me.

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ehewett88
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just finished this book and although it wasn't as gritty and scandalous as I hoped, it was still a good read. very different from the dystopian books of Margaret Attwoods I have read before which I must admit I prefer. but nonetheless she did a good job!

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Simona
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A very atmospheric novel that revolves around the murder and some deeper themes, like gender, class, mental health ... I liked how everything in this novel is up for interpretation, and how the author left the empty space between two different narrators (and dynamic structure) for the reader to decide/ponder for himself about guilt and innocence. ⭐️⭐️⭐️

#AuthorAMonth

Alicepondpoe One of my favorite authors, have you read Oryx and Crake, the MaddAddam trilogy? 4mo
Simona @Alicepondpoe Just the Oryx and I didn‘t like it ... dystopia isn‘t my genre 🤷‍♀️ 4mo
Alicepondpoe @Simona I understand that, dystopia is kind of an acquired taste I think, like pickles and ice cream lol. I like Margaret Atwood's poetry also. I really like that she is a chameleon and writes a little of everything. 4mo
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ShyBookOwl Gah! I loved this, especially on audio!!! 4mo
Simona @Alicepondpoe ... poetry also isn‘t for me 🤗 but she is definitely very productive chameleon ... 4mo
Simona @ShyBookOwl I‘m sure that such an atmospheric book must be good audiobook. 4mo
Tanisha_A I haven't read the book. Love the Netflix mini-series. 4mo
Tanisha_A *Loved 4mo
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Kaila-ann
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Final check in for #24B4Monday - I just barely made 24 hours before I could no longer keep my eyes open. I finished 2 physical books and an audiobook as well as starting another physical book and audiobook. Very pleased with my progress on my TBR pile this weekend. Thank you for hosting!!

Andrew65 Fantastic! 🎉🎊🍾🥂🏆👏👏👏🙌 Well Done on your brilliant achievement. 4mo
Kaila-ann @Andrew65 thank you! It's the first time I've made it to 24 hours 😁 3mo
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IndoorDame
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I may actually reach 24 hours this weekend! Ending day 2 of #24B4Monday with the tagged book. It wasn't part of my original stack for the readathon, but I'm changing it up so hopefully I can finish some of my #authoramonth books before the end of July. This has been on my tbr for YEARS so I'm super excited to finally have read it! Started out seeming really dry, but I totally got sucked into the mystery and drama of it all.

TheReadingMermaid Girl you've got 24 hours in the bag!!! 🤩🤩🤩 4mo
jb72 Great job! 😁 4mo
Andrew65 A great time, good luck on getting to 24 hours. 👏👏👏 4mo
Soubhiville Sweet! I loved the tv adaptation, one of these days I‘ll get to the book! 4mo
Soubhiville And your time is great! Congratulations! 4mo
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tealwish
Alias Grace/ Alias Grace | Margaret Eleanor Atwood
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I have been in a serious reading slump! So I am going to read the first chapter of each of these books to find a book that hopefully holds my interest. Wish me luck!!

Clwojick Ooooo. Good idea! 4mo
jb72 I‘ve heard The Name of the Wind is super good. Sadly I haven‘t read it yet. 4mo
rretzler I‘ve read both Fahrenheit 451 and The Bell Jar and they are both all-time favorites. It you‘re looking for something light, though, skip The Bell Jar! 🤣 4mo
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tealwish @jb72 I have been saving it because I have heard the same thing! Kinda funny that I wait to read good books for the right timing! 4mo
tealwish @rretzler True, I think The Bell Jar will be too heavy for what I need right now. 4mo
jb72 @tealwish I‘ve done the same thing. I have several books where I‘m waiting for that right moment. 4mo
tealwish @jb72 Sounds good! I hope the right moment comes for you soon! 4mo
Andrew65 Loved The Name of the Wind and 11.22.63 4mo
Bookish.SAM Great stack! I really enjoyed The Bell Jar and Name of the Wind. Everything else there is on my TBR list. 4mo
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SheilaChew
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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I have achieved one of my summer goals - to get a membership at the Orange Public Library. This is my fourth library card and it makes me so happy! I wasted no time and checked out these two books, even though I have no shortage of reading material.

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Come-read-with-me
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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This was another stunning book by Atwood. Great historical fiction based on actual events about the trial and commitment to an asylum of a young woman accused of murder. The story is related from the perspective of her treating doctor and is beautifully crafted. An excellent read!

Soubhiville Margaret Atwood is our #AuthorAMonth for July! 😊. Glad to hear you enjoyed this. 4mo
Come-read-with-me @Soubhiville Thought it was fantastic! She has such an amazing voice 😀 4mo
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Simona
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My current read is Alias Grace and I want to finish it first, but here it is, my pile of possibilities for #24in48Readathon

julesG Thanks for reminding me of the readathon and putting together a stack of books. 😘 4mo
rmaclean4 So ready for a weekend of reading!! 4mo
writerlibrarian I have Dai Siije's book in my to read French books pile. Hoping to get to it after the Ferrante 4mo
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Simona @julesG You‘re welcome😘 4mo
Simona @rmaclean4 Me too! 4mo
Simona @writerlibrarian This is my plan too, but after Atwood. 4mo
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Ericalambbrown
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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I‘m supposed to be packing to fly to New Orleans tomorrow. Notice the empty suitcase. 🤣 Instead I cuddled with Hank the Book Sniffer and finished the last half of this book I couldn‘t put down.

I thought this was a really good fictionalization of an 1840‘s “true crime” story. The author‘s afterward made all the difference in my opinion of this book for me. She clearly delineated what is and is not known and what was straight up conjecture.

LapReader Cool quilt and author. 4mo
Ericalambbrown @LapReader Thanks! My grandma made it for me when I was little. 💕 4mo
Scochrane26 I love this one & have read it 3 times over the yrs (I think). The tv mini-series they did last yr was really good. 4mo
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Ericalambbrown @Scochrane26 Nice! I waited to watch until I got to read this. The cast is outstanding 😍 4mo
BoleyBooks Safe travels 😊 4mo
LapReader Clever grandma and lucky you xo 4mo
Ericalambbrown @BoleyBooks Thanks! Our daughter is celebrating her 21st birthday. I‘m grateful she invited the oldsters 🤣 4mo
Ericalambbrown @LapReader Indeed! She was and I am 💕 4mo
BoleyBooks @Ericalambbrown My daughter is in New Orleans. So glad Barry wasn‘t as bad as predicted. Enjoy your visit! (edited) 4mo
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DivineDiana
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Grace Marks was convicted of murdering her employer and his pregnant housekeeper in 1843. #LilithJuly #criminal

TrishB I really liked this one 👍🏻 4mo
Cinfhen Hi 👋 can‘t wait to read this one and looking forward to catching up in person ❤️ 4mo
DivineDiana @TrishB I still am uncertain of her part in the crime. 🤔 4mo
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DivineDiana @Cinfhen Looking forward to your visit! ❤️ 4mo
KarenUK Still haven‘t read this one.... but definitely on the #tbr ..... 💕 4mo
DivineDiana @KarenUK It‘s nearly 500 pages,so wait for the right time! 💗 (edited) 4mo
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DivineDiana
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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This is an illustration of Grace Marks. In 1843, she, along with a fellow male servant, was charged with murdering her employer and his housekeeper. Grace was only 16 at the time. Margaret Atwood has done a fantastic job of bringing the time and place to life. Well researched. Exquisite writing. Was Grace guilty? You decide. @MinDea @Soubhiville #authoramonth #margaretatwood

Soubhiville I really want to read this too, but it‘s not happening this month. I haven‘t seen this drawing before, cool. 4mo
Kaila-ann I‘ve read Burial Rites which I‘ve heard is (somewhat) similar. I‘ll have to bump this one up. 4mo
batsy I loved this book! 4mo
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DivineDiana
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“Then she lent me her red flannel petticoat until I should get one of mine own, and showed me how to fold and pin the cloths, and said that some called it Eve‘s curse but she thought that was stupid, and the real curse of Eve was having to put up with the nonsense of Adam, who as soon as there was any trouble blamed it all on her.”

Texreader Great quote! 4mo
ValerieAndBooks Such a good book 💖 4mo
Suet624 😂 😂 😂 4mo
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DivineDiana @ValerieAndBooks Only about a third of the way through, and it is starting to pull me in. Good to know! 🙂 4mo
DivineDiana @Suet624 That Adam! 😉 4mo
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DivineDiana
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Soubhiville Yay! I hope you enjoy it! I loved the series (I think on Netflix... not sure.) 5mo
Theaelizabet I liked both book and series. Enjoy! 5mo
DivineDiana Thank you @Soubhiville @Theaelizabet Goal is to read the book first, and then check out the series! 5mo
Bookzombie I haven‘t watched the series yet, but enjoyed the book. Hope you do too! 5mo
DivineDiana @Bookzombie Thank you! 5mo
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Soubhiville
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It‘s almost July!?
Who is joining us for #AuthorAMonth by reading anything by Margaret Atwood? Just use the hashtag and also tag me so I can cheer you on.

Show me your Atwood selection! I plan to read The Heart Goes last, since its been on my TBR longest. I read Cat‘s Eye years ago and liked it a lot.

I‘ve decided I‘ll do a prize box for the participant that reads the most #AuthorAMonth books by Dec 15th!

Soubhiville To choose the prize winner I‘ll be keeping a spreadsheet, so be sure to use the hashtag and tag me so I don‘t miss your posts of completed books! (Entries must be in the month and by the correlating author) 5mo
Soubhiville If you aren‘t tagged here and want to be, let me know so I can add you! 5mo
Soubhiville I recently gave my copy of Handmaid‘s Tale to my sister. I will probably never see it again 🤣 but that‘s ok. 5mo
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Eyelit Thanks for the reminder! 5mo
IndoorDame Thanks for the reminder! Alias Grace had been on my tbr forever but my copy is gone so I have to pick one up soon! 5mo
ValerieAndBooks Ooh! I have several Atwoods, many of them still TBR! I‘m terrible at doing challenges but may just try this! @Soubhiville @mindea 5mo
ValerieAndBooks So yes, tag me 😊 5mo
madamereadsalot1 I'd like to participate! I'll post my Atwood books and do all the tagging when I get home from work later tonight! 5mo
sudi I've had the handmaid's tale on kindle forever. The challenge will give me the chance to finally read it. Excited for this 🙌 5mo
LibrarianRyan Nice 5mo
Bookzombie I‘m in! I only have The Blind Assassin on my shelf to read so will get some more from the library soon. 5mo
DivineDiana Thank you for reminding me! Will dig through my stacks to find my Atwood book! 👍🏻 5mo
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ShyBookOwl
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Grabbed this at a charity garage sale for $5. I've only done it on audio, excited to have it on my shelf now.

hjreviews Totally watched the Netflix series without knowing it was based on a book. Whelp, if my TBR pile wasn‘t big enough 😂 5mo
ShyBookOwl @hjreviews lol aww. I did like the series but preferred the book. 5mo
StayCurious Did you know Margaret Atwood is coming for a talk in Ottawa this fall? 5mo
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ShyBookOwl @StayCurious I did not! Where? 5mo
BooknerdsLife What a great found!! 🙌🏼💙 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I enjoyed that book! 5mo
ShyBookOwl @BooknerdsLife yes! Came across the garage sale totally by chance while driving through a neighbourhood I had never been in before 😊 5mo
BooknerdsLife @ShyBookOwl wow! How lucky! As if it‘s meant to be 😃 This one has been on my TBR too. Hope you enjoy it! 5mo
ShyBookOwl @BooknerdsLife 👍🏼 it's one of my favourite audiobooks! 5mo
Curiouser_and_curiouser Wow, lucky you! I'm listening to the audiobook atm 5mo
ShyBookOwl @Curiouser_and_curiouser I hope you enjoy it! It was my second ever audiobook abd I loved it. 5mo
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BiblioLitten
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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♥️The first three are my absolute favourites!
🌊An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim
📚Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy- a chunkster that graces my shelf.
#alphabetbookishquiz

CouronneDhiver An Ocean of Minutes was surprising - highly recommend! 5mo
BiblioLitten @CouronneDhiver I think I stacked it after reading your post. 😊 5mo
RealLifeReading I‘ve got Ocean on my TBR 5mo
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rretzler Christie has been one of my favorite authors since i started reading her books 45+ years ago! 5mo
BiblioLitten @rretzler This was the first book I read by her, and it was so good. I knew she would become a favourite. 5mo
rretzler One of my favorites as well. 5mo
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natsteph
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Started reading Alias Grace on the way to Austria. So far so good, but I was distracted by the gorgeous views.

Chelleo Beautiful! Welcome to Litsy! 5mo
CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 5mo
Geeklet Welcome to Litsy! 5mo
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Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🎉 5mo
Crazeedi Welcome to litsy!!🎉🎉 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 5mo
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natsteph
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“Grace Marks (c. July 1828 – after c. 1873) was an Irish-Canadian maid who was involved in the 1843 murder of her Richmond Hill, Ontario, employer Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery. Her conviction for the murder of Kinnear was controversial, and sparked much debate about whether Marks was actually instrumental in the murder, or merely an unwitting accessory.”

So excited to start reading Alias Grace!

RaimeyGallant There's a tv series too! And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. @LitsyWelcomeWagon 5mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗👏🏻 5mo
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tessavi
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Grabbed these books during the Audible 2-for-1 sale 😁
#audiblesale #audible

BookHoarder32 I really need to get back to the Lockwood & Co series 6mo
tessavi @BookHoarder32 This is #5 and I haven't read #4 yet. 6mo
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Texreader
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Ok I bought this one on sale today! @GingerAntics @LeahBergen @MaureenMc @Lcsmcat

Lcsmcat You won‘t be sorry! 6mo
Kaye It‘s a really good book and even better because it‘s based on a true story. Enjoy. 6mo
GingerAntics So did I. This has been on my wishlist for a while. Love that it went on sale when I had the $3 to buy it. @Kaye I had no idea this was based on a true story. I greatly enjoyed the Netflix series. (edited) 6mo
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Dragon A good read 👍 6mo
Kaye Yes it was based on an Irish servant girl named Grace Marks. I wouldn‘t look it up til you‘re done with the book or it might ruin the story for you... 6mo
TracyReadsBooks A great read and the Netflix series was really good too! 6mo
MaureenMc Excellent! 6mo
Tamra It‘s a great read! 6mo
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 6mo
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Texreader
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Kindle version on sale today! Should I get it?

Lcsmcat Yes! It‘s worth so much more than that!!! 6mo
GingerAntics YES!!! 6mo
LeahBergen Yes! It‘s so good. 👍🏻 6mo
Kaye Excellent book. 6mo
MaureenMc 👍 6mo
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Becker
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Book Club title for May which will be our last meeting until the fall. We are going out with a bang 💥

ShyBookOwl Love this book! 7mo
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Birdsong28
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Cathythoughts I read this one ... very good ♥️👍🏻Thankyou for the tag 😘 7mo
Andrew65 Thanks for the tag. 👍 This is one I need to read! 7mo
ShyBookOwl I adored this on audio! 7mo
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Ms_T Seriously considering this one. Thanks for the tag 😘 7mo
Birdsong28 @Ms_T It's ok. I am, as I have heard lots about this one and it is a good price as it should be nearly £30!!! I will see how the narrator is ok as I always check, they make or break a story. 😘📚📖 7mo
Birdsong28 @ShyBookOwl Good to know 😘📚📖 7mo
Birdsong28 @Andrew65 It's ok I wouldn't want you to miss out on a good deal😁📚📖 7mo
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Ms.Story
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I decided to give this book a go after binging on the Netflix series. It took me ages to read it, but I genuinely thought Atwood's writing was beautiful and insightful. There were times I just didn't feel as if the story was moving along...the quilt/patchwork motif is certainly intriguing.

Tamra I loved it too and long overdue for a reread. 7mo
amok I read this one a decade (or even two?) ago. Loved it!!! One of the few books I've ever read twice. 4mo
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Fed
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‘Like a plate that‘s been broken‘ #aliasgrace

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HardcoverHearts
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This Marie Kondo method is working in my favor! I dropped off bags of clothing only to realize that I bet people are dumping books. So I walk into the Goodwill and found 3 books in great shape for $.99 and I grabbed them. 😂

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great exchange to me! 🎉 8mo
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Julsmarshall
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“It is better to be a murderess than to be murdered.” Diving into this Netflix adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel.

TheKidUpstairs I thought they did a great job on this adaptation! 9mo
OriginalCyn620 I liked the Netflix adaptation too! 9mo
riversong153 I really enjoyed this! 9mo
Tanisha_A It's a good one. Haven't read the book yet. 9mo
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TheBookAddict
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When your dog likes ice all you can do is let him bring home a huge icicle. He said it followed him home 😆...

Finished another volume of Library Wars. Now onto Alias Grace for a bit. I‘m at 10 hours and 24 minutes for this #24B4Monday #readathon. I won‘t be getting to 24 hours, but I‘ve gotten quite a bit of reading done.

#LitsyLovesLibraries #dogsoflitsy #MomoToles #TolesBrats

Andrew65 That‘s a great total. 🙌 At least ice is better than some other things they might bring in! 😱 10mo
TheReadingMermaid That's okay sweetie I think you're doing great! Double digits is amazing for one weekend of reading 👍🏻😃👍🏻 10mo
TheBookAddict @Andrew65 thanks. 😆true, I‘m ok with ice. @TheReadingMermaid thanks! You‘re right, it‘s more reading than I usually get. 🙂 10mo
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TheBookAddict
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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☃️ Alias Grace, Library Wars: Love & War Vols. 4-7, Saga Vol. 2, and Bird Box

☃️ Hot Cocoa with marshmallows and whipped cream

☃️ Coke

#WeekendReads

rachelsbrittain Thanks for joining in ☕😊 10mo
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TheBookAddict
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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“If you have a need and they find it out, they will use it against you. The best way is to stop from wanting anything.”

#LitsyAtoZ #LitsyAtoZ2019 #AbecedarianTBR #MountTBR #A #LetterA #readingchallenge

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Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Lcsmcat
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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“They had it coming (they had it coming)
They had it coming (they had it coming)
They had it coming all along (they took a flower in its prime)
I didn't do it (and then they used it)
But if I'd done it
How could you tell me
That I was wrong?”
I think that applies to Grace.
#cellblocktango #musicalnewyear @Cinfhen @vivastory

merelybookish Good one! 10mo
LauraBeth I still need to read this one! @tpixie @Lcsmcat 10mo
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vivastory One of my favorite Atwoods 10mo
LeahBergen Good one! 👏🏻👏🏻 10mo
readordierachel Perfect! Fantastic book. 10mo
Cinfhen Can‘t wait to read this...not sure why I haven‘t read it yet....buddy read @LauraBeth ????🙏🏻 10mo
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TheBookAddict
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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Hello all, just a reminder to join the #LitsyAtoZ2019 #readingchallenge. Remember to follow @BookishMarginalia for updates. Here‘s the link to the google doc: https://goo.gl/forms/Efm31YOt8hnXjcm42

I‘ll be starting the challenge with the tagged book. 😃📚💕

#AbecedarianTBR

Lcsmcat A great book to start with! 11mo
BookishMarginalia Yey! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 11mo
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Here‘s my intended #LitsyAtoZ2019 #TBR. I‘ll probably start with the tagged book. I have nothing for #X, again. So I may have to waive the “in my TBR” criterion for that one. #abecedarianTBR2019 @BookishMarginalia

rekahlee I read “X” by Sue Grafton for a similar challenge. It‘s definitely not an easy letter 11mo
LauraJ Great idea to use books you already own. 11mo
Hestapleton I‘m using the tagged book for my X! 11mo
TheBookAddict @rekahlee thanks for the suggestion, but I just finished reading that same book for this year‘s Litsy A to Z challenge😆. @LauraJ yes, I‘m trying to be better about reading books I already own. Let‘s hope I don‘t stray from the path along the way.🤞🏽 @Hestapleton thanks for the suggestion. I have not read that one yet, so I‘ll be looking for it. 🙂 11mo
BookishMarginalia 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 11mo
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RandiClarke1992
Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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I have a bad habit of reading more than one book at a time lol. That being said, I'm a huge fan of reading books set in my country!