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February | June Makle
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All the Feb wrap-ups I‘ve missed. For the month I read 18 books/4188 pages (not including ongoing reads), 6 NF and 3 books by Black authors (short on that goal). In #FabulousFebruary I read my four planned plus two more books, and in #20in4 I beat my 20-chapter goal by (finishing a book with long chapters and starting one with teeny ones) reading 52!

Suet624 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 7mo
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#ReadMyRoom #20in4 #BookNookBuddies2022 #FabulousFebruary #Swoonathon #KickTheSlump #SeriesRead2022

Slow reading month for February however, I‘m desperately hoping🤞🏻🙏🏻 that March makes up for it.

Thanks to all the wonderful Readathon & Challenge hosts! I apologize in advance to anyone I forgot to tag. Long week & my 🧠only seems to be partially functional. ♥️♥️♥️

TheSpineView It may not be you norm, but still a good reading month. 7mo
ElizaMarie great results!!! I love how you mathed that out! 7mo
CoverToCoverGirl You‘re doing great! 💜 7mo
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DieAReader @ElizaMarie Thanks hun🥰 Thankfully I didn‘t need to math any of it (it‘s still my worst subject, even in life🙄🤣). It‘s all screen caps from my StoryGraph (free version). I just cropped them & arranged ‘em all pretty😁♥️ 7mo
DieAReader @CoverToCoverGirl Merci♥️ It doesn‘t feel like it though (some form of slump I think has taken hold). Hopefully the numbers will be better this month🤞🏻🤞🏻 7mo
DieAReader @TheSpineView Thank you🥰 Maybe it‘s just my headspace right now🧐 There are several different things going on here🤷🏻‍♀️ 7mo
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I am so behind on posting everything during febuary. Depression has hit a little harder than I can handle right now.

Thank you @Andrew65 for letting me join #FabulousFebruary
I finished David Attenborough and made a good dent in wicked Enchantment by Wanda Coleman

wanderinglynn Sending you {hugs} and positive energy. 💚 7mo
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Not posting a TBR this time@since I‘m mostly still working through the TBR I posted for #FabulousFebruary. I am going for 20 hours though! #20in4

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 7mo
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Candela | Rey Emmanuel Andjar
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Renato is murdered and officer Imanol Petafunte will be in charge to investigate the case. In these 148 pages we will see a decadence of a community and in the characters that knew Renato: political corruption, decadence in values and moral, prostitution, racism, prejudice,..I liked the writing style but is some parts, (like chunks of good expressions) but for me as a whole, was sometimes confused because some parts were disconnected😬3⭐️

Gissy Candela in my opinion was not the main character but it is the book title😳

I started this book during #FabulousFebruary #Readathon @Andrew65 but I finished it during #InmemoryofSharonreadathon @alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @professionsl_book_dragon


#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

#2022ReafingGoals Reaf books from old tbr
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 7mo
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The Deep | Rivers Solomon
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Mixed feelings. I liked the story, how the author, inspired by a song, create a story about what happened to some pregnant African slave women who were thrown overboard by their owners due to sickness or overboard. You will feel how painful is to remember through Yetu‘s voice, responsible to remember to transmit the history, to maintain their identity, pertinence in the community but so hard😢Some parts for me were isolated from the story. 3.7⭐️

Gissy Love the cover. The paperback cover in my opinion is prettier than the hardcover.

#FabulousFebruary #Readathon @Andrew65

February 2022 #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks


#2022ReadingGoals read more books received from swaps Thank You @Chrisdyreadit I received this book during #SliceOfSummer swap 2021 📖 🥰
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 7mo
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Mix feelings with this novel. There are three different stories that are interconnected as a way to explain the creation of Liberia. I loved the story and the beautiful writing style narrated by the author who has a pleasant, soft voice and was amazing to understand each character. Love Gbessa, the witch. But the use of magical realism in the story in my opinion took some beauty away from the story, was like reading a superhero story😬3.75/3.8⭐️

Gissy I have to admit that magical realism not always works for me😳 Love that cover😍

#FabulousFebruary #Readathon @Andrew65

February 2022 #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

#Buzzword (she) for February YouTuber

# BlackHistoryMonth

#2022ReadingGoals read more books from old tbr
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 7mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 7mo
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Yellow Wife: A Novel | Sadeqa Johnson
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Inspired by a true event, the author will recreate a story of how would be the life of Mary Lumpkin, a mixed race woman, who had 5 children with Robert Lumpkin, known for his cruelty during his period in that jail between 1844 to 1865. The author provides references of these events and explains what motivated her to write this story. So sad and I know it was worse in the real time. Love the story and the writing style. 4⭐️

Gissy Love the gifts because they were so related with the characters. I love that cover😍You will identify with Pheby 💛

February 2022 #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

#FabulousFebruary #Readathon @Andrew65


#2022ReadingGoals read book from old tbr
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 7mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 7mo
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The Mercies | Kiran Millwood Hargrave
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Starting this month‘s #20in4 #readathon by continuing to read this month‘s #LiteraryCrew #BuddyRead . I‘m entranced by this and absolutely hate having to put it down for IRL distractions (work, chores…you get the idea!).

I‘m hoping to hit 20 hours over the next several days, ticking more off of my tbr stack. Incidentally, I read over 17 hours out of the 20 hours I had hoped to read for #FabulousFebruary , which I forgot the post earlier!

Librarybelle #Zeke and #SebastianKitty are cheering me on for this early morning reading session. #catsoflitsy 7mo
KellyK Such sweet cheerleaders! ❤️ 7mo
Andrew65 Great to have you with us, good luck. 😊👍 7mo
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A bit late with launching the #20in4 Readathon this month as been an intense week with work and my wife‘s illness. Therefore extended the Readathon over a fifth day to balance that out. Now runs Friday to Tuesday inclusive.

Do come and join us, aim to read for 20 hours across the Readathon, or 20 chapters. Alternatively choose your own goals, just come & read with us all. If joining just post letting us know your goals and potential book choices.

AmyG Hoping your wife is well soon. 7mo
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Andrew65 @AmyG Thanks, hoping she‘s on the slow road to recovery now. 🥰 7mo
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Love this graphic! 😍 Hoping your wife starts feeling better. ❤️ 7mo
EadieB @Andrew65 Guess I‘m going into my 3rd readathon in 2 weeks! 7mo
MatchlessMarie Kind of went MIA on the last readathon 😅 but I plan to be more active for this one 7mo
Andrew65 @MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm I loved the graphic too. Thanks, looks to be improving. 🥰 7mo
Andrew65 @EadieB I will be on my fourth 🤣 7mo
Andrew65 @MatchlessMarie Always great to have you with us. 7mo
TheSpineView I'm in! Why not throw another readathon into the mix!💗📖 7mo
Gissy I still need to post the books I read during #FabulousFebruary ☺️I will post them tomorrow 7mo
Andrew65 @TheSpineView 🤣🤣🤣🙈 7mo
Andrew65 @Gissy No rush 🥰 7mo
kspenmoll Definitely will join in-I have a snow day tomorrow! 7mo
Andrew65 @kspenmoll Snow days seem a thing of the past here with remote learning expectations. 7mo
KristiAhlers Excellent idea! Happy reading y‘all! We are sleeted in here in southern Illinois so reading is what I‘m doing for the next few days. Not that I need an excuse though 😄 7mo
ATB I am in!!! 7mo
CarolynM Sorry to hear your wife is unwell. Hope she is feeling better soon💐 7mo
Andrew65 @CarolynM Thanks, thankfully she seems to have turned a corner. 7mo
Andrew65 @ATB Yey! 👏👏👏 7mo
Andrew65 @KristiAhlers Still sounds a great excuse. 7mo
CocoReads After a couple brutal work weeks, I‘m so down for this. Hope your wife feels better soon! 7mo
Elizabeth2 Sorry your wife‘s been ill. I‘m glad to hear she‘s doing better. 💗 I‘m in! I‘ve been getting lots of reading done on the treadmill these days. Thanks for the tag! 7mo
Mollyanna Hope your wife feels better soon! I‘m in for the readathon… of course. Now I have to think about goals. 7mo
Allylu Of course I‘m in. Is your wife still feeling the effects of Covid? My granddaughter has had it since Feb 13 - she‘s 20 months old - and she is still not herself. I hope your wife feels better soon. Thanks for always boosting our end-of-the-month! 😊💕📚☀️ 7mo
TheBookDream I am joining because the world is chaos and I don‘t care about my responsibilities. Hope your wife gets well soon 7mo
Andrew65 @CocoReads Thanks 🥰 Hope the Readathon helps you. 7mo
Andrew65 @Elizabeth2 Thanks 🥰, have a great Readathon. 7mo
Andrew65 @Mollyanna Thanks 🥰, great to have you with us. 7mo
Andrew65 @TheBookDream Thanks 🥰 We are all definitely going in need of escapism! 7mo
Bookwormjillk Sorry your wife is sick! “See” you this weekend. 7mo
Andrew65 @Allylu We are both still having some issues following COvID but initially thought she had COvID again, and was violently sick every half hour for around eight hours. Thankfully not looking like COvID. Certainly changes you. 7mo
Andrew65 @Bookwormjillk Thanks 🥰 Look forward to it. 7mo
Andrew65 @Allylu Hope your granddaughter gets back to her old self soon 🥰 7mo
MatchlessMarie @Andrew65 That sounds so difficult. Hoping you are both on the mend sooner rather than later ❤️‍🩹 7mo
wanderinglynn @TheBookDream I feel the same way. @Andrew65 thanks for the tag. I‘m definitely in. I hope your wife feels better soon. 💚 7mo
DieAReader Count me in!♥️ Thoughts & healing energy sent your way. Take care my friend🥰♥️ 7mo
Andrew65 @MatchlessMarie Thanks 💕 7mo
Andrew65 @DieAReader Thanks 💕 Great as ever to have you with us. 7mo
Andrew65 @wanderinglynn Thanks 🥰 Hope you have a great Readathon. 7mo
OriginalCyn620 Yay! I‘m in! Hope your wife feels better soon. ❤️ 7mo
Johanna414 I'm in! Not sure what my goals are yet, but I am off work for the next few days so I should have plenty of time for reading 7mo
Christyco125 I might actually get to try this out since the hubs is going on a work trip. Thanks for setting this up. 7mo
ravenlee I‘ll figure out my goals in time to start tomorrow! 7mo
kwmg40 Looking forward to the readathon, and best wishes for your wife's recovery. 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Thank you for the tag - hope your wife feels better soon!! ❤ 7mo
Librarybelle Hooray for another readathon! Hoping your wife feels better soon 7mo
Eggs I‘m in, can‘t say no!?! Excited 😊 Thanks Andrew🥰 How is your wife doing? Prayers🙏🏻🙏🏻 7mo
Read4life I hope you‘re wife feels better very soon! 💙 I‘m definitely in. 7mo
mhillis Thank you!! Looking forward to it. Take care 7mo
Julsmarshall I‘m in! Just what I need after a difficult work and world week! I hope your wife is on the mend 🤗 7mo
Cinfhen I‘m sorry to hear about your wife‘s illness / I was in a similar situation with my hubby a few weeks ago. It‘s VERY frightening. Sending prayers to both of you🙏🏼💕🙏🏼 7mo
lele1432 I hope your wife gets better soon! I plan to join as we‘ll probably be indoors all weekend due to this wintry mix. ❄️ 7mo
tenar Thanks for the tag and for hosting! Sending well wishes to you and your wife 💛 7mo
julesG Thanks for the tag! I'm in, of course. Hope your wife is feeling better and had the chance to rest properly last night. 7mo
Clwojick I‘m here!!! I‘ll be joining, though not sure how much I‘ll be posting. 💖 sending well wishes so your wife. 💗 7mo
Lizpixie Of course I‘m in! Sending much love to you and your wife, tell her she‘s in my thoughts & hope she‘s feeling better really soon❤️❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
slategreyskies Oh, I‘m definitely in. Still in a bit of a reading slump, and these readathons help give me a focus. I‘ll post my goals later today! I hope your wife feels better soon!! 💕 7mo
julieclair I'm in! Thanks for hosting this fun end-of-month challenge. Hoping your life calms down a bit, and sending good health prayers for your wife. 7mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I seriously need to do this!! Thank you, Andrew!!! 7mo
Rissa1 Always looking for an excuse to read more. I know I probably won't hit 20 hours because of life but I am still in. 7mo
Andrew65 @Rissa1 Great to have you with us, good luck. 😊👍 7mo
Andrew65 @JanuarieTimewalker13 Hope it helps 😊 7mo
Andrew65 @julieclair Thanks 🥰, thankfully she is in the road to recovery. 7mo
Andrew65 @slategreyskies Thanks, and good luck 🥰 7mo
Andrew65 @Lizpixie Thanks, and thankfully she has turned the corner now, hope you are well 💕 7mo
Andrew65 @Eggs Thanks fir your thoughts and best wishes, thankfully she seems on the road to recovery now. 7mo
EadieB @Andrew65 That's very good news! Glad to hear that! 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I'm in! Trying to finish a few books to start March off fresh. 7mo
Airykah13 I‘m joining in! I hope your wife is doing better ❤️ 7mo
Andrew65 @Airykah13 Thanks, well on the road to recovery now. 7mo
CaffeineAndCandy Totally in. 😃 thx for the 🏷. Always 7mo
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