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Joined May 2016

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Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
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Garden Spells | Sarah Addison Allen
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Got my fall decorations up and now sinking into the sofa with a blanket and my newest book 🥰 Hello, fall! 🍂🍁🎃 My mouth is watering so much with this book 😂

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I finished “Iona Iverson‘s Rules for Commuting” and it was a delight 🤩 Iona may be a new favorite fictional character.

Also, this was my first time using this style of audiobook, and it was great! It was such a breeze to use (especially while driving on the highway lol). Would recommend both the book and audio device 👍👍

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Visiting my family in Iowa this weekend, and fall has arrived! Overcast and 50‘s today (aaaaaand 70‘s and sun tomorrow and Sunday, gotta love the Midwest 🙄😆). I‘m doing an audio listen and reading a physical copy of this book and I‘m halfway through and it‘s delightful 🥰

PathfinderNicole I grew up in Iowa so I feel your pain on the drastic weather changes 😂😂 5d
Aims42 @PathfinderNicole LOL, yep! I think we‘re in “First Fall” right now 😂 Packing clothes wasn‘t easy, I brought tshirts and long sleeved shirts to cover all the bases 5d
janeycanuck I really enjoyed this one, too. If you haven‘t read her first one, it‘s not quite as good but close! 3d
Aims42 @janeycanuck Ooh, thank you!! Will definitely check that one out, I‘m loving Iona and her gang 😊 3d
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Killers of a Certain Age | Deanna Raybourn
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Shamelessly showing off my bookish totes along with my latest read, “Killers of a Certain Age” by Deanna Raybourn 😁 This book was so entertaining! I can totally see a series in the future surrounding these kicka$$ women, both in book form and a TV series. A fun romp for sure!!

RedxoHearts That one sounds good! Also such a cute set up 2w
Aims42 @RedxoHearts Thank you 😊 The book was a fun read, definitely recommend!! 2w
Sleepswithbooks What fun totes!! 2w
jlhammar Love the photo! Definitely a fun read. 2w
Aims42 @Sleepswithbooks and @jlhammar Thank you both so much! 🥰 Such a fun read indeed! 2w
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The Ways We Hide: A Novel | Kristina Mcmorris
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Wow 🤯 This book was nothing I expected and I kinda loved that. Reading the note at the end from Kristina was beyond interesting, don‘t skip over it 👍

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Remarkably Bright Creatures | Shelby Van Pelt
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Just had to share this from my Facebook 🙌 A library near me is hosting a hybrid author discussion with Shelby Van Pelt on Thursday, Sept. 29th at 7PM CST 🐙💗 Any Chicagoland Littens can attend in person, and everyone can attend virtually (that‘s the one I‘m doing 😍)

Here‘s the link if anyone is interested: https://buff.ly/3QubMQo

EvieBee ❤️❤️❤️❤️🐙 I just signed up. Thank you for sharing!! (edited) 2w
Aims42 @EvieBee Yay!! You‘re welcome 🥰 2w
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The Ways We Hide: A Novel | Kristina Mcmorris
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Lazy Sunday mornings, I LOVE ‘EM! Ran all my errands yesterday because they were forecasting rain all day on Sunday. I got up this morning, made my coffee and am not leaving this spot … until the dryer buzzer goes off 😂 #LaundryNeverRests I hope you all have a lovely, restful and restorative Sunday ☺️

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Devoured the fourth book in the ‘Sparks & Bainbridge‘ series and these books are just getting better and better! I hate how quickly I finished this one, but according to Goodreads there‘s a fifth one coming out next July 🥳🤩😁

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Garden Spells | Sarah Addison Allen
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Welp. It happened and now I‘m refreshing my email every few hours to see if I have shipping notifications 😂 Her books just seem like great fall, cozy up with a blanket and a cup of coffee type of reads 🥮🍁🍂☕️ Thank you @wanderinglynn and @Karisa for the recommendation!

wanderinglynn I hope you enjoy! 3w
Karisa Exactly! Perfect for fall. 📚🍂🍁 3w
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A fun read, I liked it more than I thought I would 😊 It had a few plot lines going so it kept my interest and you can‘t help but fall in love with Daisy 💗

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Other Birds: A Novel | Sarah Addison Allen
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I didn‘t take the advice other readers have offered about having a box of Kleenex nearby, and I really should have 🥹😭 Two words to describe this book: beautiful & captivating. The characters are exquisite, messy and wonderful, exactly like your fav family members 💕 It‘s easiest my new, “Must tell everyone I come in contact with to read this book NOW” book. This one is going to stick with me for awhile, and I don‘t mind one bit 🥰🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

KristiAhlers I‘m so glad you liked it! 3w
Aims42 @KristiAhlers As soon as I finished it, I wanted to turn back to page 1 and re-read it! I just can‘t sum up my feelings better than this: 🥰❤️‍🩹 3w
jlhammar This will be my first Sarah Addison Allen. Can‘t wait to start! 3w
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Aims42 @jlhammar I hope you love it too! This was my first by her and now I‘m on the hunt for used copies of her other books 😂 Per several recommendations, going with “Garden Spells”. She seems like a perfect cozy, fall weather author 3w
ICantImReading That is some of the best praise you can have for a book 🥰 I just started this last night, and I was captivated right away! 😊 3w
Aims42 @ICantImReading Yay!! I hope you‘ll continue to love it! I could‘ve read it in one sitting, if everything around me paused or I could ignore my other responsibilities lol 😆 3w
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Other Birds: A Novel | Sarah Addison Allen
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I‘m only 60ish pages into this, but I think I just found a new favorite author 😍 Nothing better than losing yourself in a immersive book. Hoping I continue to love it 🤞

KristiAhlers Isn‘t she awesome. I just finished this book last night! 3w
Aims42 @KristiAhlers Yes, loving her writing style sooooo much! On page 5 I looked over at my husband and said, “I think I‘m going to love this book….” 🥰 Have you read any of her other books? 3w
Karisa She‘s an auto-buy author for me. I love reading her books especially after a “heavy” read. They are always so warm. 3w
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wanderinglynn I love her books. I haven‘t gotten to read this one yet, but I love her other ones. 3w
Aims42 @Karisa I love hearing that! Do you have a favorite by her? I would love to read more by her 🤩 3w
Aims42 @wanderinglynn Oooo excellent, will definitely be adding that to my TBR 👍 Thank you!! 3w
Karisa @Aims42 Garden Spells is my favorite by her, but I don‘t think I‘ve read any of her books that I have not enjoyed. Her Facebook page is a fun follow too 3w
KristiAhlers @Aims42 I read Sugar Queen. It‘s just as sweet a book as this one is. I‘ve since ordered her backlist today and I‘m waiting for them to arrive! 3w
Aims42 @Karisa Awesome, thank you!! Will definitely follow her FB page 😁 3w
Aims42 @KristiAhlers Oooo! I can‘t wait for your copies to arrive and hear your thoughts on them 😁 Something I will also be ordering her backlist too lol 😇 3w
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This was such a quirky book, I really liked it! Definitely got the ‘Knives Out‘ vibes for sure 👍 Would recommend to anyone who loves Anthony Horowitz‘s Hawthorne & Horowitz series 😃

Sparklemn This sounds great. Adding to my wishlist!
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A local library is having a book sale next month and are accepting donations 🙌 I somehow managed to fill 4 boxes (When I packed them I made sure I could still pick them up, hence the smallish boxes 😂). I don‘t know how I feel that my shelves pretty much look the same afterwards 🫠

rockpools Your shelves do look lovely though! 📚 4w
IndoorDame Is it crazy that I always want to both donate and buy a ton of books at library sales? 4w
Aims42 @rockpools awww thank you!! ☺️ 4w
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Aims42 @IndoorDame Totally not crazy!! Wouldn‘t surprise me if I go to the book sale and end up right where I was before 🤣 My brain goes into hyperdrive, CHEAP BOOKS! GOOD CAUSE!! 4w
LeafingThroughLife As a person who has 4 smallish boxes of books (that I can still pick up!) awaiting donation and whose shelves don‘t appear noticeably unburdened, I can definitely relate! 😁 4w
IndoorDame @Aims42 EXACTLY! 4w
Aims42 @LeafingThroughLife LOL That makes me feel so much better, thank you!! 😂Who knew bookshelves were like Mary Poppin‘s bag?! 4w
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🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯 is the only way I can think to summarize my thoughts on this magnificent book. I loved it and didn‘t want it to end, easy 5 stars!

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August was another great book month for me! I had so many amazing reads that picking just one wasn‘t easy. I went with “Mercury Pictures Presents”, but this spot could‘ve easily gone to “Palisades Park” by Alan Brennert or “The Roosevelt Women” by Betty Boyd Caroli. Marcellus from “Remarkably Bright Creatures” moves ahead 😍🐙🧡 #ReadingBracket2022 @chasjjlee

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Sometimes I have zero shelf control 😂 I couldn‘t wait for this “mix of ‘Knives Out‘ and Agatha Christie” book to come out in the states in Janurary, so I ordered it from Waterstones and had it shipped to me. So excited to read this one and hope it lives up to my mile high expectations, or rather, kilometer high expectations 🇦🇺🦘🐨

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Killers of a Certain Age | Deanna Raybourn
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This title and “Other Birds” got my attention for September‘s #BOTM options 😁 And I‘m finally getting my prize for completing my reading challenge 🥳 It‘s been sitting my cart for a few months now because I skipped a few months 🫠

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Pre-season football and a (so far) fantastic book about academia, all that‘s missing in this picture to say “Fall” is a pumpkin 😚 #SundayNightReads

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The Roosevelt Women | Betty Boyd Caroli
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This book… WOW! If you love biographies of historical figures but sometimes get bogged down by the “academic vibe” with all the dates and history (ME 🙋‍♀️) this book is for you! It has all the dates and history but is sooooo extremely readable and down to earth/not fussy.

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Palisades Park | Alan Brennert
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When everything just syncs up👌 I loved “Palisades Park” so much! It gave me very similar feelings as “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” so if you enjoyed that, you would maybe like this too! I‘ll give you the warning nobody gave me though…. do not read it if you‘re hungry. The French fry descriptions were too much for me and I found myself salivating several times 🤤😜 I‘d go so far as to give it five stars 🤩

Susanita French fries are one of my favorite things to eat! 🍟 1mo
Aims42 @Susanita I never really knew how much I loved them until reading this book 😂 It got me thinking which restaurant has the best ones? Which led to more salivating 😂 1mo
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Well, this is appalling 😟 Yet another reason to support indie bookstores and your libraries https://bookriot.com/barnes-noble-hardcover-stock-change/

KristiAhlers Yeah yesterday my girlfriend and I did a little girls day out without the hubby‘s and we hit an indie bookstore over the chain stores. Chain stores USED to be the way to pick up the untried writer. Very disappointing that this is no longer the case. 1mo
KristiAhlers I‘m all about supporting small local businesses anyhow so this is no hardship for me. 1mo
Aims42 @KristiAhlers Same! Closest B&N for me is about 25 mins, my library is 7 mins. It‘s a no-brainer my habits aren‘t changing lol 1mo
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I loved this book! I borrowed a copy from the library, but I‘m going to buy it because this is totally worthy of a re-read. It‘s hard to pick a favorites character because there were quite a few, but that‘s what made me love it 😊 A five star read in my opinion 👍

MaureenMc I‘m currently reading this one, also from the library. Not too far yet, but I‘m already captivated by the language. I just love Marra‘s writing. (edited) 1mo
Aims42 @MaureenMc Yes, his writing totally hooked me too! The way he describes things is just so well done. I haven‘t read his previous works, but I‘m sure tempted after finishing this 👍 I hope it continues to captivate you!! 1mo
MaureenMc @Aims42 I highly recommend his first novel 1mo
Aims42 @MaureenMc Thank you!! Will definitely check this one out 😊 1mo
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Today is my last vacation day, so glad ‘Past Amy‘ scheduled it because it‘s been lovely! Grocery shopped this morning, ran some errands for the week ahead and now relaxing outside with my book and the cicadas playing their summer music 🥰

Librariana I love it when past me does things for her future/my present self 😁😊 Hope you're continuing to enjoy your day off! 1mo
Aims42 @Librariana Yes, it seems like past me usually puts things off for future me to take care of (she‘s getting less lazy, but still a work in progress) so this was a major win 😂💕 Thank you for the nice day off wishes!! 1mo
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The Roosevelt Women | Betty Boyd Caroli
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Made it home from our getaway. We found a fabulous antique and used bookstore 🙌 These three sounded so interesting, wish I would‘ve known the one is book 7 of a series 🫠 LOL Oh well, I put a hold at my library for book 1 😊

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My reading view this morning 🥰😌 Birds are chirping, slight breeze and no stress

Blueberry Lovely 2mo
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Some of the reading spots in our Airbnb 😁 Already sat out on the balcony this morning, beautiful!! The window seat is a bit toasty in the afternoon, maybe that‘s a morning spot or rainy spot 😆

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Home away from home for the next few days 🥰 #hellovacation

EvieBee What a cute, cozy looking house! 2mo
Aims42 @EvieBee It‘s so sweet inside! There are a few cute reading spots, I‘ll take pics 😍 (edited) 2mo
LeahBergen Oh, this looks lovely! 2mo
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Chelsea.Poole Oh wow! Adorable! 2mo
AmyG This looks lovely. Where is it? Enjoy your vacation! 2mo
Aims42 @LeahBergen It‘s very sweet! 2mo
Aims42 @Chelsea.Poole Thank you! Airbnb‘s are always fun! 2mo
Aims42 @AmyG Thank you!! I‘m in Galena, IL (northwest Illinois by the corner of Iowa and Wisconsin) for a few days relaxing 😁 2mo
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Gentleman in Moscow | Amor Towles
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#LetterG goes to The Count in “A Gentleman in Moscow”
#LetterH goes to all the wonderful and amazing characters in “The House in the Cerulean Sea”
#LetterI goes to “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

#AlphabetGame

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Cerulean Sea is one of my favorites 🌊 💙 2mo
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#alphabetgame #letterD #letterE #letterF

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My other favorites for #letterD were: Dead Wake by Erik Larson, Dear Miss Kopp by Amy Stewart, Dear Mrs Bird by A.J. Pearce, The Double Life of Katharine Clark by Katharine Gregorio, Drawn by the Current by Jocelyn Green, Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helene Hanff, and The Dutch House by Ann Pratchett

Letters E and F I didn‘t have any other major contenders lol

marleed I‘ve yet to enter this game but absolutely love reading about everyone‘s favorite books. I would have matched you for the letter E with Butte, MT being my hometown and William Clark so prominent in its history. 2mo
Aims42 @marleed This is a fun way to see everyone‘s favorites (and add to my TBR pile 🤪) lol I read ‘Empty Mansions‘ a few years ago and I knew it had to be my E pick. It was fascinating!! I recommended it my aunt and she said she fell down the rabbit hole of researching after reading it 2mo
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I‘m so excited, my copy was ready to pick up!! Stopped at a local coffee shop for lunch and a coffee drink to celebrate 🥳 I feel terrible for not visiting this coffee shop before, it‘s literally a minute walk from my library and it‘s been here for 5 years. A new tradition has been born!

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When the book you‘ve been dying to read since you heard of its existence months ago is sooooo close, yet not in your hands yet. I‘m hoping and praying and wishing it arrives at my library tomorrow so I can pick it up 🤞🙏 #booknerdproblems #littensunderstand

Maria514626 Library tease. 😡 😁 Seriously. Did it stop somewhere for lunch and get distracted or kidnapped? (edited) 2mo
Aims42 @Maria514626 Lol, I love thinking it stopped for lunch 🤣 The libraries in the loaning system are relatively close so…. What‘s up? Hopefully it arrives well fed and well rested 👍 2mo
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Search: A Novel | Michelle Huneven
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If you want a book that will raise your blood pressure & get you to care about the characters, this is it! During my childhood my church had to search for a new pastor to take over when our current pastor was retiring, this book encapsulated the process perfectly! The drama, the personalities, the endless potlucks! It‘s not a book I‘d recommend to everyone, but anyone in the church or dealing with committees will find humor & heart in this read.

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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel | Mary Beth Keane
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Hopping on this fun game before I get too behind! Thanks @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks


#alphabetgame #letterA #letterB #letterC

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing!! 2mo
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Not a single book from #botm interested me this month 🤷🏼‍♀️ Hope September brings more variety

Megabooks It was a bit thriller heavy… 2mo
AmyK1 Me either. I skipped too 2mo
Aims42 @Megabooks Right? Thriller, thriller, horror, gothic fiction, oh my! 😳 Oh well, my wallet is happy so not all bad lol 😁 2mo
Aims42 @AmyK1 Our wallets are relieved 😆😇 2mo
AmyK1 @Aims42 definitely! 😂 2mo
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Remarkably Bright Creatures | Shelby Van Pelt
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Picking my favorite book for July was HARD! I read both “Remarkably Bright Creatures” AND “Tomorrow, Tomorrow, Tomorrow”, and picking between them was no easy task. RBC edged out though because Marcellus is just the BEST 🐙🧡 #ReadingBracket2022 @chasjjlee

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Sometimes a quote from a book just gut punches you so much that re-reading it no fewer than 10 times is required. Wow. 🤯🤩💟
“An artist was driven to create art even in the worst of times. Perhaps especially then.” - Edouard Moss from “The Postmistress of Paris” by Meg Waite Clayton

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Switchboard Soldiers: A Novel | Jennifer Chiaverini
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3.5/5 rating: This was meticulously researched, no doubt about it, but way more telling than showing. I got bogged down in the details 🫠😵‍💫 I found myself skimming a lot. It also made it difficult for me to keep up and remember what was going on with the 3 main characters. I found myself within 5 pages of a new chapter saying, “Wait, who is this?” I‘d suggest #BorrowNotBuy on this one, I don‘t think it‘s a re-read worthy book

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Giving some love to this series today because Book 4 (tagged here) published today and this is just a fantastic series! I highly recommend for any cozy crime fans that enjoy witty banter between women and post-WWII London. I‘m saving this book for my vacation in 2 weeks, but I wanted to give it some love now because for whatever reason, this series seems to be overlooked 🥰

Amie I love this series! 2mo
Aims42 @Amie YAY!!! So happy to find another fan 🥳 I was shocked to not see this book included in the ‘New Release Tuesday‘ emails that I got 2mo
PathfinderNicole Oh I love this series too!! I immediately put it on hold at my library today but they probably won‘t get it in for another 2 weeks 😩 2mo
Aims42 @PathfinderNicole Ughhhh, I feel your pain!! Hopefully it comes in sooner than they‘re expecting 🤞💟 2mo
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Remarkably Bright Creatures | Shelby Van Pelt
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This story was just a delight, I loved it from Page 1! I‘m so glad I caved and bought a copy instead of waiting on my library‘s understandably long waitlist (thanks, @CBee 😇) I was shocked to learn this was the author‘s debut work! The characters felt so real, even the curmudgeon Giant Pacific octopus, Marcellus 😍 and the story‘s pace was just riiiiiight; never felt rushed or too slow. A five star read, don‘t miss the chance to read it!

Nutmegnc Argh 😩I‘m so ready!! 8 weeks left on hold!!! 3mo
Aims42 @Nutmegnc Ugh, I was there too, I feel ya!!! I was number 60 on my waitlist (not sure how many weeks that would be, but I knew it was going to be a while 😭). I would totally vouch that this book is worth the price 😉👍 3mo
CBee @Aims42 I‘m so glad you loved it!!! I‘m still thinking about it days later. Such a great story. And Marcellus 🐙♥️ 3mo
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Aims42 @CBee YES!! Marcellus may be my favorite character of 2022 😍🥰🐙♥️ 3mo
EvieBee I loved it so much I went and bought a copy after listening to the audiobook. I loved Marcellus‘s doodle pages. (edited) 3mo
Aims42 @EvieBee I loved his pages too! That was such a clever way to show his narration 🥰 3mo
CBee @Aims42 same ♥️♥️ 3mo
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Remarkably Bright Creatures | Shelby Van Pelt
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Nothing starts a week out better than starting it with #bookmail 😍🥳🙌 I‘ve heard nothing but great things!
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I was on my library‘s waitlist (number 60 and number 15, the latter is for the large print. Don‘t judge me, if the book is hyped up, I don‘t mind the extra heft if I have a shorter wait time 🙃😆). Anywho, removed myself from both lists and will be starting this tonight! Thanks for your support in this decision, @CBee 😁

CBee Hooray!!! I‘m happy to give as much support as possible when it comes to buying books 😂 Especially if I‘ve read and loved them! Hope you love this as much as I did ♥️ 3mo
Aims42 @CBee You gave me the nudge I needed/wanted to take a chance 🥰😍♥️ I‘ll definitely tag you along the ride 😁 3mo
CBee @Aims42 please do! Can‘t wait 😊😊 3mo
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kplovesbooks I have a hold for this at my library! Can't wait to see what you think of it. And...we can finally use 🐙 emoji! 🤣 3mo
Aims42 @kplovesbooks I love that we can use the 🐙 emoji! It‘s so cute!!!! There are so many good emojis that I wish could be used more frequently lol 😊 I‘ve got my fingers crossed that you get notified soon that your copy is in!! 3mo
kplovesbooks @Aims42 Exactly! Lol. 🐙 love. 🙌 But seriously though, this books sounds delightful! 3mo
BookBosomed1 Loved this book! 3mo
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Oh man 🥹🥲 Who‘s chopping onions??? This was just a fantastic ride from beginning to end. A top read of 2022 for me, no question.

Leftcoastzen 😁🧅🔪 3mo
jdiehr I'm 86 pages in and loving it so far 3mo
Aims42 @jdiehr This was one of those books that I just “clicked” with right from page 1 as well. I hope you continue to love it!! 😍 3mo
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Aims42 @Leftcoastzen This made me laugh, you nailed it 😂 3mo
LiteraryinLawrence That makes me really excited that I chose this for my BOTM book. I have a few others in front of it to read first, but I won‘t wait too long to start this one! 3mo
Aims42 @LiteraryinLawrence Yay!! This was my BOTM pick as well for July 🥳 I hope you enjoy it when you get to it!! 3mo
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#wineandbooks continues albeit unplanned 😂 I opened the bottle (The Wonderful Wine Co. 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon) on Monday, but started the book on Thursday. The wine is good, maybe not one I‘d buy again, but c‘mon, that label?! (It states: “Tastes like magic hour, being right, and beating the high score”). And the book? AMAZING!! The characters are messy and real and the plot is unexpected and riveting 😁 Happy Friday, everyone!!

AmyG It‘s a great label. I love artsy, imaginative labels on wine and beer. Have a good weekend! 3mo
Aims42 @AmyG Same!! They always get my attention first, just like a swoon-worthy book cover 😁 Hope you have a nice weekend too!! 3mo
jlhammar That wine label is awesome. Really looking forward to this book. Glad to hear you're enjoying it. 3mo
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This was a GREAT read for history fans who love fashion. The author does such an amazing job of giving Ann Lowe a voice and telling her incredible story. Now that I‘ve finished the book I am ready to fall down the rabbit hole of learning more about Ann and seeing pictures of her incredible dresses. At times, it was not the easiest read but wow, what a life this woman lived!!

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The Address | Fiona Davis
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I‘m giving this one a “Soft Pick”. There was so much happening with Sara‘s story that Bailey‘s seemed to take a backseat. Not my favorite Fiona Davis book, but it could‘ve been worse 🤷🏼‍♀️

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The Address | Fiona Davis
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This was where I was. This is where I wish I still was. Ughhhh, back home and back to reality 🙄 Had a great trip to Michigan filled with fun, family and beach time reading 😎

MrsMalaprop That looks like a nice spot. I‘m heading off for a week‘s holiday today, to the Porongurups in south-west Western Australia. Hoping to do lots of that. 3mo
Aims42 @MrsMalaprop Awww, have fun!! That sounds like a really fun trip!! Hope there‘s lots of reading for you too 😎 Safe travels! 3mo
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Just started a new book last night and don‘t think I‘ll have it finished by tomorrow….. but, maybe? 🤔 LOL, no I know myself and that won‘t happen lol Anyways, the tagged book is my June pick for the #ReadingBracket2022 @chasjjlee 🙌 Choosing between my May and June pick was a struggle, I loved them both so much! But, I love Kate Quinn, she could rewrite the phone book and I‘d probably preorder it 😂

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The Godmothers: A Novel | Camille Aubray
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Today I set my out of office message at work that I‘ll return on Wed. 7/6. It. Is. VACATION TIME!!! 🎉🙌🥳 Heading to Michigan tomorrow to visit with my husband‘s family to celebrate his grandpa‘s 90th birthday 🎂🍾🥂

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The Right Sort of Man | Allison Montclair
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Recharging for the week ahead 🥰😎😌

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The Godmothers: A Novel | Camille Aubray
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When your vacation reads arrive and you really wanna read them and you have to tell yourself, “No! You bought these specially for vacation next week. Step away from the books!” 😬😔😆

Chrissyreadit Looks like a lot of fun in the works 😍🎉 3mo
Aims42 @Chrissyreadit I think it will be🤞The trip is with my husband‘s whole family (aunts, uncles, cousins, my in laws and his 90 year old grandpa 🫠). Not pictured is the wine I‘m bringing 😏🍷😇 3mo
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