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peanutnine
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November #doublespin finished! @TheAromaofBooks
This was a cute romance set in a British baking competition. Rosaline is a single mum whose life plan shifted when she got pregnant at 19 and now is trying to follow a new path with her love of baking. She struggles with confidence but soon finds friends and a possible love interest within the contestants. As a bisexual woman, she deals with many stereotypes and gaslighting about her life choices

TheAromaofBooks Great progress!! now
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Bingo Love | Tee Franklin
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I finished 13 print books in November, put one in hibernation, and read my four short stories. Good month despite my end-of-year slowdown! At the end of the month, I was purposefully avoiding getting a bingo. 🤣 #BookspinBingo

Cinfhen Love your graphics!!! Outstanding design & wonderful month! 7h
Megabooks @Cinfhen thanks!!! 😘😘 7h
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Fantastic month!! 4h
Megabooks @TheAromaofBooks thanks!! 💜💜 2h
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PuddleJumper
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Pickpick

A novella set in the Heartstopper universe. Christmas day from several different perspectives, everyone wants the day to be normal but they don't know what that is or how to deal with the fact that it won't be the same. Very hopeful and uplifting book.

Fitz looks pissed at being used as a prop 😂

Andrew65 Fantastic 🎄🎄🎄 7h
timvilla 😂😂 3h
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DieAReader Awesome!!🎄🤓📚 3h
sarahbellum Fitz 😂😻 1h
ozma.of.oz Tell Fitz I love him. 😂 now
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NataliePatalie
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Mehso-so

I liked the first book a lot, and kind of wish they'd just left it as a standalone. This one felt very repetitive and even cringey at times. The audiobook is read by Lin Manuel Miranda, which I did enjoy.

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Ruthiella
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Pickpick

“Everybody subsequently agreed that the news media should have offered better coverage of the epidemic much earlier, and that the federal government should have done much, much more. By the time everyone agreed to this however it was too late. Instead people died. Tens of thousands of them.”

Hard hitting, comprehensive & tragic. Over 600 pages but it read fast.

Read for #Booked2022 - About the AIDS epidemic. Also works for #NonfictionNovember

Amiable Oh, this book is SOO good. I recommend to everyone I can. 11h
Cinfhen I‘ve heard this is fabulous! Maybe I‘ll read it for #Booked2023 #AboutAPandemic 10h
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Mpcacher
We Deserve Monuments | Jas Hammonds
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Pickpick

This debut YA novel is a beautifully written, atmospheric look at life in small town Georgia. It is a coming-of-age story about a teenage girl and deals with racism, anti-LGBTQIA+ sentiments and family secrets. While it had some dark moments, there is also a lot of humour and a teenage romance. I did have a small quibble with the ending and wished for more detail about the final reveal, but I still really enjoyed the book. 4.5/5 stars

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Hannahhh7
This Day in June | Gayle E. Pitman
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This Day in June is a book by Gayle E. Pitman and illustrated by Kristyna Litten. It is a fiction book about a family that attends a pride parade. It talks about what happens on this certain day in June. It was published in 2014. This book has won the Stonewall Book Award, which is an award for LGBTQ+ books.

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Jburns13
This Day in June | Gayle E. Pitman

This book is about introducing children to the excitement of the pride parade where we are all united.

Jburns13 Published: May 2014

Author: Gayle E. Pitman

Illustrator: Kristyna Litten

Genre:Children's Literature and Fiction

Awards: Stonewall Award
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Brandy522
Fat Angie | e. E Charlton-Trujillo
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Title: Fat Angie
Author: E.E. Charlton-Trujillo
Published: March 2013
Genre:young adult fiction
Awards: Stonewall Book Award
Summary: This is a story about a young girl who gets bullied at school for the way she looks. her own family puts her down. she starts to feel the pressure and begins to believe that the nasty things they say about her is true.

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UwannaPublishme
Spinning | Tillie Walden
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I‘ve decided to let this month‘s #BookSpin choose the genre for me to read. But then, as a special Christmas present, I get to choose the book! 😊🎁
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Happy December to all! 🎄❤️☃️

Sarahreadstoomuch Not a bad idea! Might steal that…. 2d
TheBookHippie I love this!!! ♥️♥️♥️ 2d
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! December is a great month for loosey goosey reading strategies 😂 2d
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RebelReader Great idea! 2d
UwannaPublishme @Sarahreadstoomuch Please do! 😁🎁 2d
UwannaPublishme @TheAromaofBooks Tis the season to be loosey goosey, right! 😂 2d
UwannaPublishme @TheBookHippie @RebelReader We really need to spoil ourselves for the holidays, don‘t we? 😄 2d
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