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#Earthsea2018
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UglyOldBat
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I finally got my copy! Which book are you up to? #Earthsea2018 @BkClubCare @Avidreader25

AvidReader25 Yay! Got distracted by a million books on my TBR, but I‘m finally about to start the second one! 4y
BkClubCare I don‘t have the second one...yet 4y
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AvidReader25
A Wizard of Earthsea | Ursula K. Le Guin
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Finished it and I am definitely a fan. I‘ve been looking everywhere for book 2. It reminded me of a lot of other fantasy books, though it came first and is clearly the inspiration. I loved the main character‘s journey to humility & dedication. His best friend Vetch & his loyal pet were 2 of my favorites. My one complaint is that I wish I could get to know the characters better, so I‘m glad the series isn‘t over! #Earthsea2018 @BkClubCare

BkClubCare Yay! It took me two days to read it - I just couldn‘t stop! LOL 😂 Guess it was a week long readalong?! 5y
UglyOldBat Still waiting for my copy 😕 5y
AvidReader25 @abandonallhope Don‘t give up! I‘m going to keep reading the series and I just posted on my blog about it. It‘s a fast read! 5y
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AvidReader25 @BkClubCare I know! I‘m going to keep reading the series and posting with that hashtag. 5y
BkClubCare Hey - sorry I have been unable to comment on your blog post. The securities measures for everything these days - such a killjoy hindrance 5y
AvidReader25 @BkClubCare Ugh. I am so sorry! I‘m so sick of blogger. I just tried to tweak the settings so hopefully that helps. 5y
BkClubCare Nah, it's Google more than anything. I just don't want to log off and re sign in with diff accounts. More than lazy - it's a huge hassle. I am sorry. (edited) 5y
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AvidReader25
A Wizard of Earthsea | Ursula K. Le Guin
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So far this reminds me so much of The Name of the Wind. It‘s also got a little bit of Harry Potter and Game of Thrones (Arya‘s story) mixed in. Ged is so impulsive and has no patience for learning.
“Yet a greater, and learned skill he possessed, which was the art of kindness.” #Earthsea2018 @BkClubCare @bookandcat @abandonallhope @CareBear

Nutmegnc This is one of my all time favs. And it came before Name of the Wind. I bet Patrick Rothfuss would claim it as an influence. 5y
BkClubCare That‘s a great quote abt kindness 5y
BkClubCare (Also, I‘ve never read Name of the Wind nor GOT(nor watched it)!! 5y
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AvidReader25 @Nutmegnc I know! I bet so many writers were influenced by this one. 5y
AvidReader25 @BkClubCare LOVED The Name of the Wind! 5y
Nutmegnc @Avidreader25 @BkClubCare Name@of the Wind is incredible. I've read and listened to it maybe 10 times. I read GOT back when it first came out and I was glued to that one then! 5y
AvidReader25 @Nutmegnc Ten times! That‘s amazing. We just need the third book now! 5y
Nutmegnc @Avidreader25 I KNOW!!! 5y
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Wizard of Earthsea | Ursula K Le Guin
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“... the talk of dragons drew him with a great curiosity.”
And so it begins, our #readalong for June! Yea, I‘m starting early. #Earthsea2018 #imonaboat

Velvetfur Oohh dragons 😀 5y
BkClubCare @Velvetfur 🐉 🐉 🐉 5y
AvidReader25 Yay, here we go! 5y
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AvidReader25
A Wizard of Earthsea | Ursula K. Le Guin
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A vacation and a busted car derailed my reading plans, so I bumped this readalong forward a month and we are starting in June! I‘ve been wanting to read Le Guin‘s famous series for years. Anyone who wants to join in the fun is welcome! Post your thoughts on Litsy, Twitter, or Instagram to join in. #Earthsea2018 @BkClubCare @bookandcat @abandonallhope

bookandcat I guess I'm ahead then, I finished it this weekend and LOVED it! Gonna continue with the next books because I can't wait! 5y
BkClubCare @bookandcat - wonderful! 5y
BkClubCare YAY! I got distracted with nonfiction but I have purchased the paperback and will be diving into it this weekend. Excited!!! 5y
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AvidReader25 @bookandcat That‘s awesome! Sorry we are so behind. Can‘t wait to see your thoughts! 5y
CareBear I‘d love to join in! 5y
AvidReader25 @CareBear That‘s great! Welcome to the readalong! 5y
UglyOldBat Just ordered my copy 🙌 5y
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bookandcat
The Shining | Stephen King
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#readingresolutions @jess7
May 1: May TBR

Am working on a number of #buddyread books this month: #thornbirds #middlemarchinapril #senseandsensibilityreadalong #losersclub (including catch-up) as well as readalongs for The Gunslinger #epickatetread #epicbuddyread and Earthsea #earthsea2018 . WHAT HAVE I DONE?!?
#blameitonlitsy

Hope to finish Shantaram and Three Kingdoms Volume II. And We Need to Talk About Kevin for irl #bookclub

tammysue You can do it! 👍🏻🙌🏻 5y
bookandcat @whatshesreadingnow I hope so! I forgot I have a *4th* King book I need to read to catch up with #losersclub - Rage is due in from the library hold list any day now 🙃 I'll just keep breathing, it's only a few thousand pages of reading... 😱😱😱😂😂😂 5y
Jess7 The @LitsyBuddyRead for May is this one if you want to join 5y
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bookandcat @Jess7 thanks! I have read that one already - hope you enjoy! 5y
Reviewsbylola Quite a lot of chunksters. 😳😳 5y
bookandcat @Reviewsbylola yeaaaah...I'm in trouble 5y
Mdargusch Ha! I‘m in the same boat! I have 7 books to read this month that are obligations. 🤦🏼‍♀️ 5y
bookandcat @Mdargusch I'm hoping it is less like a Titanic boat and more like a pleasure cruise 😂😂😂😭😭😭 5y
Mdargusch Me too! 5y
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