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Allietaylor16

Allietaylor16

Joined July 2016

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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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Likeness | Tana French
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This was my #bookhaul from a library sale a few weeks ago! I also got my husband, the philosophy professor, a super fun and nerdy coloring book 😆

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Geek Love | Katherine Dunn
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I‘m long overdue for a reread on this one! I first read it over a decade ago when I worked at Borders (I still mourn the loss of that job 😢). It was a staff favorite and one that I would recommend to any customer who was looking for something different, something a little bizarre, or something that would immediately hook them.

Alfoster Oh my goodness! I so remember loving this weird but awesome book! Thanks for the reminder!❤️👊 6mo
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The Egypt Game | Zilpha Keatley Snyder
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I was thrilled to come across this at a library sale the other day. My husband has a doctor‘s appointment, so I thought I‘d revisit my childhood while in the waiting room!

BethM Never heard of this! 7mo
Allietaylor16 @BethM It was one of my faves growing up! 7mo
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Anthem | Noah Hawley
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My latest library book and my favorite reading buddy, Hank. I‘m not very far into this one, so I‘m not quite sure how I feel yet. I will say that I have to take little breaks. It‘s not a book I could read in one sitting. I‘m looking forward to seeing where the story goes.

AmyG I just started this ebook…and it‘s freaking me out. Ha….I need to take breaks too as I find my heart beating so fast. (And your dog is adorable) (edited) 10mo
Allietaylor16 @AmyG Yes, my heart beats so fast! I have to get up and clean or watch something before I come back to it. And thank you! He‘s a dachshund/schnauzer mix. 10mo
AmyG Awwww….I see the schnauzer in him. I grew up with 3 schnauzers. 10mo
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My current reads, a giant cup of coffee, and a sleeping Hank. A good way to start the morning!

Arvena This cup!!!! OMG 😻 12mo
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Commonwealth | Ann Patchett
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It wasn‘t my intention for my drink to complement my book, but I think it‘s quite pretty!

TrishB And a good book 👍🏻 2y
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My #bookhaul from our trip to Wilmington and Asheville! I‘ve never read any H.P Lovecraft or Jasper Fforde.

vivastory What a wonderful stack! What is Writers Gone Wild? 2y
Allietaylor16 @vivastory It‘s a collection of tales of famous literary figures and all of the crazy things they‘ve done in their lives. I haven‘t started it yet, but I think it will be a fun read! 2y
vivastory Sounds really interesting! 2y
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A Winter's Promise | Christelle Dabos
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I picked this one up at a used bookstore in Asheville yesterday! I‘ve been wanting to read it for awhile now!

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I was so excited when I saw that this was my #bookspin for April. I‘ve reread certain sections multiple times, but this was only my second time reading it all the way through. I cannot adequately express how much I love this novel. I‘ve never laughed out loud and cried so many times while reading a book. Cyril Avery has become one of my favorite literary characters of all time.

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2y
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Starting this reread while in the dealership waiting room!

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Untitled | Unknown
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Here‘s my #bookspin stack for April! There are so many books I‘ve been wanting to revisit over the years, but I rarely let myself because I feel like I should be reading all of my unread ones first! So, for this month I decided to split my stack. Half are rereads, half are off of my TBR shelves!

#bookspinbingo

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 2y
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Magpie Murders | Anthony Horowitz
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I really enjoyed this book! I loved the story inside of a story format. I‘ll definitely be reading Moonflower Murders.

This is my March #bookspin.

TheAromaofBooks This one is on my shelf!!! It sounds so intriguing!! 2y
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So, I am a huge #gilmoregirls fan. The other day I was watching an episode, and Emily is reading the tagged book. It‘s one of my favorite scenes in the series. I saw it at a used bookstore yesterday and couldn‘t resist picking it up!

Cathythoughts I read this one last year & loved it 👍🏻❤️ 2y
JacqMac I loved this book. (edited) 2y
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Wow. This book made me feel all the things. I absolutely loved it. It was exactly what I needed right now!

KnittingBookworm I loved this book so much. 2y
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Magpie Murders | Anthony Horowitz
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I‘m really enjoying this one so far! I‘ve had it on my shelf for so long, and I‘m glad it‘s my #bookspin this month.

Aims42 That‘s one of my favorites!! I hope you like it ❤️ 2y
Addison_Reads I just read this one last month and really liked it. I look forward to your review. 2y
LiteraryinLawrence Loved this one! 2y
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Untitled | Unknown
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 2y
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I‘ve poured my first cup of coffee, and I‘m diving into my weekend TBR stack. I‘m over halfway through Gilead and Disability Visibility, and the tagged book is wonderful so far!

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I finished my February #bookspin! It was one I could have easily read in two days, but I‘m so glad I took my time with it. It‘s such a beautiful story and one I‘ll be thinking about for quite awhile. I also had the best company while reading!

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2y
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February will be my first month participating in #bookspin! I‘m excited about my list!

Librariana Yay! Congrats on joining in and on this upcoming month being your first! 2y
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Glad to have you along!! 2y
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Outlawed | Anna North
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I‘m really enjoying this #botm selection! I‘ve been reading for awhile, and I guess Hank wanted to make sure I hadn‘t forgotten him.

valeriegeary Ooooh! I want to read this! 2y
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I sat down to read, and Hank brought over a toy. It can be hard to say no to that face.

I‘ve been wanting to read this one for awhile, and I think it fits with the #pop21 dark academia prompt.

valeriegeary So cute! 😍 2y
Booksnchill Is Hank a wire haired dachsund??? I have one - Whiskey- but I don‘t clip him (I should but he does not enjoy it). 2y
Allietaylor16 @Booksnchill He is a dachshund/schnauzer mix! I see more dachshund in him than schnauzer. 2y
Booksnchill @Allietaylor16 he has the doxie body and he looks just like a clipped wire hair! 2y
Librariana What a dapper little fella! Love his sweet face 🥰 2y
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Gilead | Marilynne Robinson
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Christmas Eve reading! Hank is cozy in his holiday sweater!

Catsandbooks Hank you are adorably festive!! 💕🎄 2y
Booknerd2 💜💜💜 2y
ladym30 Hank is very handsome and a great dresser! 2y
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I am loving this #botm so far AND the fact that it‘s warm enough in TX to read outside!

readordierachel Such a good read! 2y
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Today‘s #bookhaul (plus Hank). I think this is his “did you really just buy more books?” stare.

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The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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I think it‘s time for a reread! I love this book so much, and it‘s always such a comfort to me.

Deblovestoread One of my absolute favorites. The fam got me the mug for my birthday this year. 💜💜 2y
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I put my new library hold down to take a picture, then I walked away for a second. I guess someone decided it looked like a great spot for a nap. I almost don‘t want to move the book.

rubyslippersreads ❤️🐶❤️ 2y
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In an Absent Dream | Seanan McGuire
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I enjoyed the first three books, so I‘m taking advantage of quiet time at work and listening to this one!

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I am beyond excited to start this one! Matt Haig is one of my favorite writers, and this novel sounds amazing!

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I‘m so excited for these #botm picks! I think this may be the first time I‘ve had two add-ons!

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I decided to read this before The Haunting of Bly Manor is released on Netflix. I‘m really looking forward to the show. I thought The Haunting of Hill House was amazing!

JackOBotts Agreed! Hill House was phenomenal! Love your mug - I broke out my banned book mug today, too! 2y
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This morning I visited my local indie bookstore for the first time since March. It was nice to browse the shelves, and I ended up with a nice #bookhaul! Gilead is one of those books I feel like I should have read by now, especially after working in bookstores for a decade.

JanuarieTimewalker13 Your dog is so adorable🐾❤️ 2y
Allietaylor16 @JanuarieTimewalker13 He loves to lay beside me while I read! 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 What mix is he? Schnauzer, Springer Spaniel? I‘m not really good at dog breeds, but he‘s super cute! 2y
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Allietaylor16 @JanuarieTimewalker13 He‘s a dachshund/schnauzer mix! He pretty much has the dachshund body and the schnauzer face. 2y
Booknerd2 Adorable 💜💜💜 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Yessss!!! Omg, I meant dachshund...I got confused bc I know someone with a beagle, springer spaniel and dachshund mix...same low rider body...so darn cute!! 2y
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Verge: Stories | Lidia Yuknavitch
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Hank is keeping me company this morning while I read! I‘ve been in such a reading slump, and I‘m hoping this collection can help pull me out of it.

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I‘ve had such a hard time reading these past few months. I don‘t think I‘ve finished a book since the beginning of March. I‘ve been unable to concentrate on anything. For the first time in a long time, I‘ve actually had the urge to sit down and read something. I‘ve heard great things about this one. I have missed books so much. And Litsy!

Reagan I feel that. I am finishing very little. Still reading but I just can‘t concentrate. 2y
Prairiegirl_reading Agreed!! It is getting better for me but actually stopping the doom scrolling and concentrating on reading has been very tough. 2y
ChaoticMissAdventures Same. I have been struggling and just last week finally got my groove back! I blame pandemic anxiety. 2y
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Catch and Kill | Ronan Farrow
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I‘m getting a late start to #24b4Monday, but I‘m going to do my best to get through these! I‘m loving The Holdout and Catch and Kill so far!

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I went to the library yesterday! I‘ve been reading a lot of heavier books, so I decided to add two middle grade titles to the stack. I asked Hank to help me choose which one to start with, but he didn‘t offer much assistance.

Tamra What a face! 3y
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Such a Fun Age | KILEY. REID
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Sunday morning coffee and a book! I am loving this one so far!

danimgill Love your mug!! 3y
CocoReads That mug!!! 3y
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Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson
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I‘ve been reading a lot of heavier books lately, and I wanted something different. I did not expect to love this one as much as I did. It‘s surprisingly sweet and wonderfully quirky. It made me laugh, and it made me tear up. I will definitely be reading more of his work!

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The Most Fun We Ever Had | Claire Lombardo
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As a reward for surviving a super stressful week at work, I treated myself to a book at our new indie bookstore. A new book and a beer is one of my favorite ways to unwind!

TrishB A great way to unwind 👍🏻 3y
Cathythoughts A great book to unwind with too ! I loved it 3y
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In the Dream House: A Memoir | Carmen Maria Machado
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Saturday morning reading! I have a new favorite candle and am loving the Alice in Wonderland coffee mug my husband bought me!

JessClark78 Awesome mug. ❤️🖤 3y
TheBookHippie That mug ❤️💜 3y
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Happy New Year, Littens! For their honeymoon my brother and sister in law went to Italy for two weeks. These books were part of my Christmas gift! Now I just need to learn Italian!

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In the Dream House: A Memoir | Carmen Maria Machado
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I was wondering where my book went!

Jas16 Awww 3y
Bookzombie 💕🐶 3y
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In the Dream House: A Memoir | Carmen Maria Machado
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These are the books I‘m bringing with me on my trip home! I‘d love it if I could finish two of them! I‘m close to finishing The Starless Sea, and I can‘t wait to start the tagged book!

BridgetteM I‘ve read The Collected Schizophrenias. It‘s very good! 3y
marleed Have a nice visit home. I hope you get to curl up in your favorite cozy spot and read! 3y
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Yesterday‘s #bookhaul from 2nd and Charles!

Rachel.Rencher That's a great book haul 😍 3y
readordierachel Get in Trouble is great. Nice haul! 3y
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Ninth House | Leigh Bardugo
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I spent some time organizing my #bookcart! On the top is my currently reading and priority TBR shelf! The rest are ones I‘ve been meaning to read for awhile now, plus a few recent purchases.

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Ducks, Newburyport | Lucy Ellmann
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My husband and I went to Atlanta this weekend, and this is my #bookhaul from three different bookstores!

ephemeralwaltz Love! Lanny is incredible. 3y
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Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson
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My #botm is here! I don‘t know which one I‘ll start first!!

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Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson
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I‘m excited to read this one, and I couldn‘t resist adding on the Rainbow Rowell! #botm

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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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Hank has been a really great reading buddy this weekend. I‘m so in love with this book and will probably finish it today! #24b4Monday

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I‘m a little late starting #24b4Monday, but I have my coffee and am ready to finish these books!

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Yesterday‘s mini #bookhaul from Books-A-Million! Both have been on my TBR for awhile now!