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jenniferw88
Jane Austen at Home | Lucy Worsley
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No hesitation on choosing this one!

#letterj #alphabetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

BarbaraBB I thought so 😉😘 2d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing! 2d
Meshell1313 Nice!!!! 1d
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Bluebird
John Adams | David McCullough
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RIP David McCullough
1933-2022

He brought history to life for me and was one of a handful of authors that led me to my love of history.

John Adams and 1776 are my favorites, but I enjoyed several of his other works

kspenmoll John Adams was so so good! My first book of his that I read was (edited) 4d
Bluebird @kspenmoll. That‘s one of the few of his I‘ve not read yet, but hope to get to it soon. It‘s waiting for me on my TBR mountain….Think i need to dig it out soon. 3d
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VioletMoonBooks
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A teen graphic novel memoir about a Korean-born, non-English-speaking girl who is abruptly transplanted from Seoul to Huntsville, Alabama, and struggles with extreme culture shock and isolation, until she discovers her passion for comic arts
#AlmostAmericanGirl #RobinHa #book #books #bookdesign #bookdesigner #bookdeal #bookdeals #bookdragon #bookdragons #GraphicNovels #Memoir #NonFiction #Comics #Biography #Contemporary #GrapicNovelsComics ❣️❣️❣️

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EmilieGR
Diana Mosley | Anne de Courcy
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Pickpick

What a fascinating, grotesque family and relationship. De Courcy handles this woman very deftly and, I believe, pretty honestly. I wish she would‘ve delved a little deeper into the Diana/ Mosley relationship and attempted to explain why on earth Diana found him so amazing, but perhaps that‘s unfathomable.

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UwannaPublishme
Ava: My Story | Ava Gardner
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Thanks for the tag, @rubyslippersreads , even if I‘m very, very late to the #AlphabetGame. 🤦🏻‍♀️

#LetterA has to be this wonderful autobiography. Ava spoke so honestly and had quite a wry sense of humor. This is also the book that started my obsession for reading celebrity memoirs.

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 🖤🤍 7d
Centique I love celebrity biographies from this era so I‘m sure this memoir would be wonderful too. Thanks for putting it on my radar! 6d
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rubyslippersreads I love celebrity bios too, but I somehow missed this one sounds fascinating. 6d
UwannaPublishme @Centique Me too! I‘m just listening to one by Lauren Bacall now. Love memoirs of these Hollywood Legends! 5d
UwannaPublishme @rubyslippersreads This one was published in 1990 and I really felt like I was having a personal conversation with Ava. Very honest and real. Not to be confused with the newer bio (The Secret Conversations). That one was more scandalous.😳 5d
rubyslippersreads @UwannaPublishme I read that one, but feel I‘d like this one better. 5d
UwannaPublishme @rubyslippersreads Guaranteed! 😊👍🏻 5d
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ChaoticMissAdventures
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I am determined to get to the tagged book this month, it has been on my shelf for a couple of years now.

#bookspinbingo clean board for August!
@thearomaofbooks

CoverToCoverGirl It will definitely be an interesting read. I anticipate your review. 1w
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Looks fantastic!! 1w
ChaoticMissAdventures @CoverToCoverGirl it has to be good. She was a fascinating person, and I have really liked the show The Great and find it interesting the facts they changed. Just hope the writing is not dry. 1w
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anushareflects
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I won‘t lie - I‘m a Frida fan girl through and through. And this book just made me fall in love with her all the more. It‘s so raw and honest, I loved that the biographer relied on letters and direct conversations to convey Frida‘s story, because that‘s how she would have wanted to be remembered (I imagine). Frida was such a beautiful, strong, phenomenal woman. It was a true pleasure getting to know this icon up close.

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stevesbookstuf1
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Panpan

Sorry to say I found my latest Modern Classics Challenge book a disappointment. Lots of 4 and 5 star reviews on Goodreads, but it's not one I can recommend. The language is dated, and the book assumes more knowledge about Disraeli's career, and how British politics works, than I have. Maurois paints a clear picture of the man & what motivates and moves him, but I struggled to find a reason to care.

Full review: https://bit.ly/rvw-Disraeli

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fredthemoose
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Whew—there was a lot there! Starts as a biography of John Maynard Keynes and the development of his work and theories and their application in his lifetime, and then moves into his legacy and and impact of his work, and the evolution of different macroeconomic and political schools@of thought through the second half of the 20th century through the 2008 financial crisis. Really interesting, but dense! I‘m sure I missed a lot.

hollyvoncount This is giving me flashbacks to my macroeconomics class. 😅 2w
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PezFilledCookies
Prelude to Space | Arthur C. Clarke
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