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Saw a copy of this at the Chinese language section of a bookstore over the weekend. Didn‘t see the English edition.
This illustrated book is a tribute to 13 inspirational Americans, a charming way of introducing some great figures to his daughters and explaining how inspiring they were.
#ayupaugust #singitback

squirrelbrain Gorgeous cover! ❤️ 5mo
Cinfhen Sweet ♥️ 5mo
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Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward
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Cinfhen Loved this book 🎶♥️ 5mo
squirrelbrain I nearly used this one for this prompt.... great minds! 😁 5mo
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Song of the Exile | Kiana Davenport
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This sweeping saga of the Meahuna family from WWII to Hawaii‘s statehood is still in my #TBR but I will get to it one of these days. 📚📚📚😬📚📚As it centers around a local 🌺 jazz musician looking for his soul mate after war has torn them apart it seemed to fit the #SingItBack prompt. In the book jazz music is referred to as “the tongue of the exile.”

Cinfhen Lovely choice 5mo
squirrelbrain Sounds like a lovely book! ❤️ 5mo
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The Hog's Back Mystery | Freeman Wills Crofts
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squirrelbrain I‘ve read one of the ‘Two Old Fools‘ books, but I don‘t think it was that one - it was very funny though! 5mo
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squirrelbrain 🧡💛🧡💛 5mo
Cinfhen I think @TrishB might like this one ❣️ 5mo
TrishB @Cinfhen stacked 👍🏻😘 5mo
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#SingItBack in this mystery series set in North Carolina - the police chief of the town is also the choir director of his local Episcopal Church. He also really wants to be a mystery writer. Murder happens, in the choir loft no less, and so the police chief is on the case.

My mom gave me her copy - she didn‘t like it. But, everyone else I know who has read this book thinks the series is hilarious. 🤷🏻‍♀️ I‘ve yet to read it... #ayupaugust

Tamra Sounds kinda fun! 5mo
squirrelbrain I agree @Tamra, it does sound fun doesn‘t it?! 5mo
Librarybelle @Tamra @squirrelbrain I‘ve heard this series described as one where you‘re holding your belly the entire time because you‘re laughing so much it hurts! My mom, who really enjoys humor, saw the humor but just didn‘t connect to the setting/situation. She loves mysteries, but this one fell flat for her. Who knows?? 5mo
Cinfhen Does sound light and cheery 5mo
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The Phantom of the Opera | Gaston Leroux
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What better for #singitback than Phantom? #ayupaugust

squirrelbrain Of course! 👍😁❤️🎶 5mo
Cinfhen 🎶🎵🎶♥️ 5mo
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On the Come Up | Angie Thomas
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#AyUpAugust Even though YA isn‘t really my preferred genre, I‘m still curious about this book. The story of a wannabe female rapper🎤 #SingItBack

TrishB It‘s a good story, with lots of life lessons! But it is YA, very similar to her first. 5mo
squirrelbrain I enjoyed this one, although perhaps not as much as THUG... 5mo
Reviewsbylola I liked THUG a lot despite my aversion to YA so I think I‘ll read this one eventually. 5mo
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My little song will keep you beside me
Thinking your name as I sing 🎶

William Eng, an orphaned Chinese-American, hears his mother‘s haunting song...perhaps she is alive. He runs away to try and find her


#ayupaugust @Cinfhen @squirrelbrain

squirrelbrain I loved Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - stacking this one! Great choice.... 5mo
Cinfhen I read another book by this author but it was only ok 5mo
Eggs I think Hotel was my favorite among the 3, with Willow Frost a close 2nd. But I would try anything by this author @Cinfhen (edited) 5mo
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#singitback #ayupaugust
A heart wrenching read.

Moony Oh I borrowed it from my library and had to read it in the next weeks too. 5mo
TrishB @Moony hope you like it 👍🏻 5mo
squirrelbrain I only read this fairly recently - I agree 💔 5mo
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megnews After I read this a couple years ago, I gobbled up the rest of her memoirs. Read most in a day or two. So good and hard to put down. 5mo
TrishB @megnews I need to read the rest too 👍🏻 5mo
youneverarrived Love her ♥️ 5mo
Cinfhen Heard this book is difficult to get through 😬 5mo
Centique This is one of my all time favourite books. Must reread it soon! @Cinfhen the bad part is awful - not drawn out for too long though if my memory is right - but then her story is ultimately so uplifting and powerful. You could definitely do it 🌟⭐️🌟 5mo
TrishB @youneverarrived an awesome lady ♥️ 5mo
TrishB @Cinfhen there are some difficult parts, I think if someone is telling their own story it‘s even more difficult, but it is short and essential I think for her reflection and our understanding. An amazing lady. 5mo
Cinfhen #stacked 😢 thanks for the gentle push @Centique @TrishB ❣️❣️❣️ 5mo
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