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RedLeaves
Winter: A Novel | Ali Smith
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Ooooof you guys on here are super readers!! Looking at some of your goals for the good reads challenge makes my little bookworm reputation look rather inept! My goal last year was 30 but I read 34. So gone for a target of 31 this year. Anyone else down in the two figure challenges with me? 🤪

britt_brooke 31 is an admiral goal! I 100% #blamelitsy for the insane increase in my reading the last 4 years. It‘s an addiction. 😆 (edited) 2w
sprainedbrain I agree with @britt_brooke 😊 I used to read 30-60 per year, then discovered audiobooks and went in to the 100s, then discovered Litsy and things went crazy. 😂 2w
britt_brooke @sprainedbrain Yep!! That‘s exactly what happened to me. 😆😆 2w
RedLeaves @britt_brooke @sprainedbrain Haha well I guess we should watch this space then! Never know what my target might be next year! 🤪 2w
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Eyelit
Hark! the Herald Angels Scream | Christopher Golden
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Just picked up this anthology from the library. Totally a #blamelitsy book - I saw someone post about it a while ago and just had to check it out based on the title. I‘m looking forward to having a scary little Xmas. 😂 #libraryhaul

Soubhiville Fun! 1mo
Laura317 I owe you a card! Sorry to take so long. 1mo
LauraJ Lot of good authors. 1mo
AshleyHoss820 Oh my gosh, this looks fun! Stacking!! 😄 1mo
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MrBook
Inspection | Josh Malerman
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#TBRtemptation post 4! From the author of “Bird Box” comes another tense read, according to the reviewers! J is one of 26 boys are being taught as prodigies at an isolated school deep in the woods. On the other side of the forest is a parallel school for just girls. K has never seen a boy, J‘s never seen a girl. They meet and work to figure out what their schools are up to...and learn about themselves. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

Bklover I‘ve been looking forward to this one! 2mo
Rachel.Rencher This kinda sounds like 2mo
avgeyer I just checked this out of the library! 2mo
breemariegarcia Oh, I just finished this one! 2mo
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MrBook
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#TBRtemptation post 3! On this massive anthology, edited by the mystery genre‘s legendary Otto Penzler (owner of #NYC‘s Mysterious Bookshop), you‘ll find 74 stories spanning 150 years of publication, all of them having females in the starring roles, whether groundbreaking police officers to hard-boiled P.I.s. Christie, Lippman, Paretsky, Orczy, Grafton, are among those who have stories included. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

kspenmoll I have this but is so big I have to sit to read! Great collection! 2mo
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MrBook
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#TBRtemptation post 2! Quoyle‘s two-timing wife meets her untimely end. With that, he heads back to his roots with his 2 daughters. Along Newfoundland‘s coast, family and a rich cast of locals help him and his girls to come to terms with and reclaim their lives. The possibility of love without pain and misery begins to emerge in sometimes comical ways. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

ljuliel One of my all time favorites. I believe I read this a lifetime ago....or at least it seems so. 2mo
dragondrool I love this book, and the movie was pretty great, too! The soundtrack is great background music for futzing around to.
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MrBook
The Ventriloquists | E.R. Ramzipoor
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#TBRtemptation post 1! A recent release. Based on a true story. Belgium, 1943. A group of journalists and freedom fighters set up an elaborate plot to bring down the Nazis. 12-year-old Helene befriends journalist Marc. He & his staff have been tasked with using his newspaper to make the Nazis look good, or die. They create a fake edition, and will die for the joke...in 18 days. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

BookNAround I started this one and set it aside. I should get back to it. 2mo
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4thhouseontheleft
John Adams | David McCullough
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#WeeklyForecast

The two on the bottom left & center are #currentreads which I hope to finish soon. On my plate for the week includes selections for #NFNov & #nonfiction2019 and my last book for #mgme #bbrc which also overlaps with a #pop19 prompt.

The Goodreads Award nominees are announced this week, so I may throw this forecast out the window then. 🤣💨

Cinfhen Ha!!! Bonus points for honesty!!!! 2mo
4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen 😁😁 I have some 2019 releases on the hold shelf at the library, just waiting till Nov 5 to see if they make the GR nominations list. Top of that list is 2mo
Cinfhen That book by Ocean Vuong is STUNNING (edited) 2mo
4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen I remember your review! It stuck out, and everyone on Litsy seems to love it. #blameLitsy 2mo
rsteve388 1 pt 2mo
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MrBook
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#TBRtemptations post #4! On the National Book Awards‘s fiction longlist! This is an intimate letter from a son addressed to his single mother. It is a novel of revealing one‘s self, the complicated relationship between mother and son, and understanding one‘s own familial background, in this case to Vietnam. The poet has written a novel that seems to be unanimously loved for its prose by reviewers. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I loved it. It‘s rough reading as far as subject matter, but the language is beautiful. 4mo
Leftcoastzen It was one of my favorites this year 4mo
Branwen I loved this book so much. 4mo
rwmg I saw it in the shops, now based on your descriptions of the book and the author I've wishlisted it. (edited) 4mo
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MrBook
The Last Book Party | Karen Dukess
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#TBRtemptation post 3! Set in 1980s #NYC. 25-year-old aspiring writer Eve feels stuck in a low-level publishing assistant job. She gets invited to a Cape Cod summer party for renowned writer Henry Grey and his poet wife Tillie. She lands a job as Henry‘s research assistant and falls for Henry‘s artistic son. By the time of H & T‘s famed Book Party, where guests dress up as literary characters, she discovers 😳 truths. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

squirrelbrain Ooh sounds good! I‘ll read *anything* set in NYC! Well, almost anything.... 😁 4mo
scripturient This book was awesome! Highly recommend. 4mo
JenReadsAlot Good book! 4mo
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MrBook
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#TBRtemptation post 2! Recently released. January Scaller is the ward of wealthy Mr. Locke. She resides in his house filled with strange, exotic miscellany. One day she comes upon a book. It tells of other worlds, and spins a tale of secret doors and dangerous adventure. As she reads, she finds it interwoven with much of her own. Magic seems to abound in this Secret Garden-esque debut novel. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

Branwen I just finished this book yesterday and absolutely loved it! One of the best YA books I've read so far this year! 4mo
AutumnRLS This just came in the mail today! Very excited to read it! 4mo
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