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shadowspeak17
Amina's Voice | Hena Khan
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I managed to finish #booked2019 this year! Yay! Here are the books I completed during the final quarter:

#FemaleDetective: Murdered, My Sweet
#RemindsYouOfYourHappyPlace: The Overstory
#IndigenousAuthor: Future Home of the Living God
#MuslimAuthorOrMC: Amina‘s Voice
#ComicOrGraphicNovel: We3
#PublicDomain: The Turn of the Screw
#PoliticalIntrigue: The Testaments

shadowspeak17 Thanks for putting together such a fun challenge @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaratheBibliophage ! I‘m easing up a little on challenges next year, but I am looking forward to participating very casually in #booked2020. 😊 3w
Cinfhen Fantastic 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼So happy you‘ll be back for #Booked2020 3w
BarbaraTheBibliophage 👊🏻♥️📚 Great job! I think The Overstory is in my top five for 2019. Still deciding ... 3w
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shadowspeak17
The Overstory: A Novel | Richard Powers
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Mehso-so

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I thought the first part was really good. The introductions to the characters and how trees played into their individual histories had me like 😍🌲 But then the rest was very up and down for me. After their great set up, I thought the characters felt pretty meh after that and things moved at a pace that felt too slow in some places and too fast in others. ⬇️

shadowspeak17 I‘m using this for #booked2019 #RemindsYouOfYourHappyPlace because I love being around trees. 😊

#catsoflitsy #Phoenix
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BarbaraTheBibliophage Great pick for that prompt! 👊🏻♥️📚 3mo
Crazeedi Purrrfect pic!!😸 3mo
Cinfhen Exactly how I felt about this book!!! After such a careful and beautifully crafted introduction (about 200 pages) this book became a CHORE to get through. Our bookclub all felt similar. 3mo
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JanuarieTimewalker13
Grayson | Lynne Cox
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A distance swimmer and a lost baby whale. Set near Seal Beach and Catalina Island, Ca. 5⭐️. Such a feel good read. If you love the ocean and marine mammals, read this.

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RachelO
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A beautiful little book about love and friendship in later life. And other people. Other people are the worst 💔

Thanks for sending me this @kaysworld1 - it was lovely to read it again.

kaysworld1 No problem, have you watched the movie on Netflix yet? 7mo
RachelO @kaysworld1 I haven‘t yet - I‘m very bad at films - but I will 😊 7mo
ClairesReads It‘s divine isn‘t it 7mo
Cathythoughts I loved this too. Read it for #remindsyouofyourhappyplace #booked2019 7mo
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KarenUK
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#juststarted this one over breakfast..... I loved the first chapter so much!!! I have a really good feeling about this one....
#booked2019 #nightorientedtitle
#pop19 #abookpublishedposthumously

Cinfhen Its sooooooo good!!!! Just get your tissues 😢😢😭😢😭 8mo
Cathythoughts I did this for #Booked2019 too for #remindsyouofyourhappyplace such a lovely book 👍🏻♥️ 8mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Love loved this one!! 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm Loved this one too! 8mo
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Canndor
The Wild Robot | Peter Brown
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Super cute and touching story of a lost robot who learns to be wild and a mother from the creatures of the forest.
#Booked2019 #remindsyouofyourhappyplace #nature

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emilyhaldi
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After 4 years at Tulane I will always hold New Orleans #closetome 💚💛💜 My Mom ( @Mdargusch ) went to High school and Tulane with the author of this book! So I chose to read it for #booked2019 #remindsyouofyourhappyplace. Savic really captured the peculiar essence and eccentric personalities that make up NOLA but the story left me wanting more... #anglophileapril

Reviewsbylola I didn‘t know about this one but I recognize the name! 10mo
Mdargusch It‘s also a debut novel if you need a book for that prompt. 😁 (edited) 10mo
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sheffner
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I read “The Truth About Forever” for the first time when I was seventeen. I loved it just as much then as I do now, on the eve of my 30th birthday.

I love the writing style, the well-written characters, the emotion behind the storylines and romances. Wes is still one of my all-time favorite book boyfriends. Most of all, I love how reading any of Sarah Dessen‘s books is just like coming home.

#booked2019 #reread #remindsyouofyourhappyplace

Cinfhen Beautiful review and happy birthday 🎊🎂🎁 10mo
sheffner @Cinfhen Thank you! 10mo
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valeriegeary
Piano Tide: A Novel | Kathleen Dean Moore
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Okay so I've never been to Alaska (where this book is technically set) but I do love the Pacific NW. Plus, Moore is my favorite nature writer so I'm going to go ahead & pick this one for #remindsyouofyourhappyplace. It's filled to the brim with nature. Forests, oceans, storms, animals. Toss in a few quirky characters, a piano, and I'm happy as a clam. #booked2019

@Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft

valeriegeary Also counting this one for the #mmdchallenge as a book I bought for the cover! 😍😍😍 10mo
Cinfhen Nice choice 💙that piano surprised me 😂😂beautiful cover 10mo
valeriegeary @Cinfhen have you read this one? 10mo
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Cinfhen No, but I‘m highly intrigued 10mo
valeriegeary @Cinfhen a mysterious woman shows up in this small seaside town and the first scene she's dragging this upright piano off the ferry.... That's trouble waiting to happen, if you ask me. 😄🎹 10mo
Cinfhen I‘ll say...and how‘d she get that piano onto the ferry??? That‘s some heavy lifting 😉😂 10mo
valeriegeary @Cinfhen they tell you how she gets it off the ferry but not how she got it on...... 🤔 10mo
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