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Watch How We Walk | Jennifer LoveGrove
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In an effort to slim down my overwhelming to be read stacks, I did an unhaul game with 10 different books that I haven‘t read yet. I read the first three pages of all ten books and decided which ones would stay and which ones would go. You can find out what books made the cut here: https://youtu.be/BepW6SYLAGU

#bookunhaul #unhaulingbooks #tryachapter #tbrpile #bookstack #gettingridofbooks #readingvlog #booktube

EadieB @Butterflyamore That was an interesting way to unhaul books. I need to unhaul some books too but I usually check out the ratings on Goodreads and Amazon and anything below a 4 star rating gets unhauled. I also read the descriptions and some reviews as they are very telling whether I will like the book or not. 4d
Butterflyamore @EadieB I‘m glad you have some methods that work for you because getting rid of books is such a tough decision. I definitely think this method worked for me so I‘m glad I figured that out. I‘ve read books with high ratings that I haven‘t liked and books with low ratings that I have liked so it‘s so hard to tell for me based on ratings. 4d
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EadieB @Butterflyamore Read some reviews on Litsy about The Three. Lots of good ones! But checking Amazon and Goodreads only 3.1 and 3.2 respectively. So I think you should get rid of it. (edited) 4d
Butterflyamore @EadieB I am getting rid of it but I am going to continue with my method rather than going by ratings. I think this method definitely works for me and I don‘t always have the same opinion, when it comes to average ratings. 4d
EadieB @Butterflyamore You should do whatever works best for you. I just like to check the ratings and reviews as a backup. 4d
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Do you form strong attachments to book characters? I have a few that I especially adore and I really want to talk about them with you! Check out my book character video on BookTube! https://youtu.be/uDMp6eaiiGg

#favoritebookcharacters #booklove #characterlove #bookcharacterfriends #bookcrush #bookboyfriends #booktube #readingvlog

EadieB @Butterflyamore I've read from your pile Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend and Where The Crawdads Sing. I agree that Budo and Kya are special people and I did want things to turn out well for them. I read a lot of mystery thrillers and I do get attached to different characters such as; Rebus from Ian Rankin's books, Inspector Banks from Peter Robinson's books, Inspector McLean from James Oswald's books and Sean Duffy from Adrian McKinty. (edited) 1mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB I imagine it‘s especially easy to get attached to main characters from series reads since you spend so much time with them! I am so happy that you‘ve read Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, as I rarely bump into people who have. 1mo
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Letters to the Lost | Brigid Kemmerer
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Let‘s talk about all of the books we read in October! You can see my wrap up video here: https://youtu.be/mqhepfd6TW0

#booktube #booksreadinoctober #octoberwrapup #octoberreads #bookreviews #readingvlog

EadieB When Laurel Mack's daughter, Ellie, disappears, Laurel's family and life falls apart. 10 years have past and Laurel has decided to move on. She meets a man who has a daughter named Poppy who reminds Laurel of Ellie which gives Laurel a lot of unanswered questions once more. This book kept me hooked from the very beginning. The story is told with 4 POV and just when you think that you have figured out what happened to Ellie, Lisa Jewell throws out 1mo
EadieB some twists and the doubts begin. It is a very emotional and heart wrenching read. This was my first Lisa Jewell book but won't be my last.

@Butterflyamore I read this in July 2018 so can't remember everything. I gave it 4 stars so I'm thinking you need to read the ending. Looks like there is a big twist here.

I need to read The Heart Shape Box after your review.

I feel the same way about Naomi Novicki. Not too interested in her books.
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EadieB I have Uprooted but after reading Spinning Silver not too excited to read it.

You also made me want to read The Better Liar, When She Returned and books by Mark Edwards.

By the way, your makeup looks so good today. You look so pretty on the video!
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EadieB Just noticed that I have these books that Mark Edwards has written with Louise Voss:
DI Patrick Lennon (with Louise Voss)
1. From the Cradle (2014)
2. The Blissfully Dead (2015)
One Shot (2016)

Very good series.
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Butterflyamore @EadieB Thank you! 1mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB I hadn‘t meant to hit post yet. Maybe I‘ll try to finish Then She Was Gone. I was over 50% into it and the supposed twists revelations I did encounter had been ones I thought were very obvious and it made it really hard for me to enjoy the book. But if there is really a jaw dropper at the end of the book, that might change my opinion. 1mo
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Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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August was a weird month for me, as far as reading goes. I started so many books but by the 18th, I‘d finished a total of three. I didn‘t expect to finish too many others before the month ended but by some miracle, I did complete five more novels plus one children‘s picture book. You can hear all about my August reads here: https://youtu.be/BWgsrFfI08k

#augustwrapup #booksreadinaugust #augustreads #bookreviews #readingvlog #booktube

EadieB @Butterflyamore Again, a very nice video! I would be interested in the Riley Sager books you mentioned. I haven‘t read any but I have been seeing his books a lot on Litsy. I mentioned before that I also loved 13th Tale. I will try Educated as I‘ve seen a lot of that book too. Possibly will read Hollow Kingdom as that seems really different. Not sure about the fantasy House of Salt & Sorrows. Will not read your 3 stars as I agree with your reviews. 3mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore A lot of the books from August are mystery series that are buddy reads. My favorite are: Sean Duffy by Adrian McKinty which are all 5 stars Reads from me and Maeve Kerrigan by Jane Casey are excellent books too. Mo Hayder‘s Jack Cafferty series is very dark and horrific so some of her books are questionable but there are some aspects of her books that I need to know what‘s going to happen. 3mo
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EadieB Started some new series: Locked In by Kerry Wilkinson which I loved and will continue. A Great Deliverance Inspector Lynsey series by Elizabeth George was great too. Murder in Marais by Cara Black was a 4 star read. Not as good as the others I mentioned but still ok. Also Buddy reads of all the books written by Ken Follett and Maeve Binchy have been excellent. Not happy with Susanna Gregory‘s A Conspiracy of Violence which is historical mystery. 3mo
EadieB @Butterflysmore Excellent stand-alone is Say Nothing a history of The Troubles in Northern Ireland during the 70‘s and 80‘s which was most interesting. Lisa Jewell‘s I Found You was very good too. Crawdad‘s was good too but this book was over-hyped. Also read Fahrenheit 451 science fiction which was interesting and it‘s on the 1001 book list of books to read before you die. I‘ve read 236 of the 1001 books. Tiger Catcher by Paulina Simons was good. (edited) 3mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore Tiger Catcher was a bit of a fantasy and magical romance (a NetGalley book). Recursion was science fiction and I wasn‘t sure about it but did give it 4 stars even though I don‘t really like science fiction but it ended up satisfying me in the end. So that‘s about it as I read 21 books which helped me catch up on my goal of 200 for this year. Mostly what I have in common with you is the psychological thrillers. 3mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB It sounds like you read a lot of great things! I definitely want to read more by Lisa Jewell since reading The Family Upstairs. I am planning to read Fahrenheit 451 at some point. I liked what I read by Bradbury as a teen but I need to reread those at some point, too, because I barely remember them now. I will have to find that list and see how many I‘ve actually read on it. I don‘t think my number will be as high as yours! 3mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore I started with around 50 books before I heard of the list but worked at reading more a few years back. You can google and find a list but here‘s a video that may give you some info: https://youtu.be/fmfBUXNeyHc 3mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB Thank you for sharing the link! I think my husband has read a lot more from the list than I have. 3mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore Yes, well you have plenty of time to catch up. I have found some very interesting ones and you can find some of my reviews on Goodreads as I am keeping track of my books there. I guess you will have to friend me at Eadie Burke. (edited) 3mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB I sent a friend request. 😊 3mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore I found you by using the link you supplied at the top of your Litsy. So all you have to do is accept my friendship. Ok done! We are now friends on Goodreads. (edited) 3mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB Yay! I must have initially requested the wrong person. I wonder if she‘ll accept my request, too. Haha 3mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore Oh that's funny! I do have a separate shelf for the 1001 books. (edited) 3mo
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The Chain | Adrian McKinty
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Let‘s talk about the books we read in July! You can check out my wrap up for last month here: https://youtu.be/DqWewE3p9Qg

#julyreads #bookreviews #readingvlog #booktube #booksireadinjuly

EadieB @Butterflyamore Another interesting video. I know what you mean about The Chain. His wrap-up at the end seemed as though it didn't really fit the story. I was listening to the audio so it didn't bother me as much as if I was reading. I was also so engrossed with what the narrator was saying but looking back, I can see why you felt the way you did. I just got The Escape Room from the library and I'm really looking forward to reading it. 4mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore I am also anxious to read The Family Upstairs as I have read Lisa Jewell before and her books are always 5 stars reads for me. Just wanted to let you know that your video cut off at the end but I think you were just about to wrap things up. In August, I am looking forward to some of my NetGalley reads: Recursion, What Rose Forgot by Nevada Bar, The Yorkshire Ripper and Ted Bundy's Mudrerous Mysteries. Thanks for tagging me. 4mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB The video has an error at the end but it doesn‘t cut off. I watched the whole thing and it does play all the way through. Maybe when the error cut off happened, you thought it had cut off completely. It does continue. My husband edits the videos and I am not sure what went wrong here but I‘ll see if he is able to fix it tonight. It sounds like you have some good NetGalley reads ahead of you! 4mo
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