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BookofWords

Joined May 2016

"I like your book of words Mama." Mother, Wife, Nurse Practitioner and most of all BOOK NERD!!!
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A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller, Ken Armstrong
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Fiction Can Be Murder by Becky Clark
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Mehso-so

Part mystery, part romance, part time travel. Pleasant to but not my favorite by her by far. The first part sucks you in, and the second just pulls you through. Leaves with tons of questions.

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Pickpick

Nina learns a lot about life in this book. She loves cats, coffee, books, & being alone. But is that all there is??? I love love love this book. Cute, light, quirky.

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“Cats, dogs, Honey Crisp apples & coffee.” I could be Nina!

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Ha! “Scared the applesauce” Ha! Ha! Ha! #applesauce #abbiwaxman

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The Gifted School | Bruce Holsinger
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Mehso-so

I was so excited to read this book. Multiple families, drama, suburban school setting, I‘m in. But you don‘t really end up liking any of the characters. They‘re all evil and weird in their own ways. But it held my interest enough for me to finish it hence the so-so rating. Thanks #botm for another mediocre pick.

BookBelle84 The fact that the author managed to make all the characters so different and still all of them flawed and unlikeable is what I liked about the book.😁 2mo
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The Gifted School | Bruce Holsinger
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This book needs an index of characters. I keep getting so confused. And he refers to some of the kids as letters like Z and Q. Dude I‘m lost.

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How to Give Your Cat a Bath | Nicola Winstanley
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Pickpick

So cute my boys love this book.

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The Flatshare: A Novel | Beth O'Leary
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Pickpick

I cannot day enough wonderful things about this book. I absolutely loved it. It does switch around POVs but that‘s not off putting. Such a great story. And the girl lead is not some push over powder puff. ❤️❤️❤️

marleed I loved it too. I think it could be adapted to screen quite successfully. 3mo
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Summer of '69 | Elin Hilderbrand
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Bailedbailed

I could not get into this book at all. Not even 75 pages in. I just don‘t care. I typically enjoy all her books. Not today. And not in 69.

marleed I liked it okay but I think as historical fiction this was a fail. I think she needed to focus on one family being significantly impacted by one maybe two events of that historical summer. But retrofitting one fam into every event made the story hokey. 3mo
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One of Us Is Lying | Karen M. Mcmanus
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Started off strong, five students walk into detention and only four walk out alive. The brain, the beauty, the criminal, and the outcast almost like the Breakfast Club with murder...and less witty. But still interesting with a hint of YA romance.

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Pickpick

I was finally able to put this rich family to rest. I enjoyed reading about the different families throughout the summer. #beachreads

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Interesting facts

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I‘m having fun reading these during the summer. The perfect beach read. Light, fun and snarky.

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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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Pickpick

Enjoyed the premise. Kind of crazy trying to keep the side characters straight. But overall loved it. Excited to read book two of the trilogy!

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Lilac Girls: A Novel | Martha Hall Kelly
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Pickpick

The best book I‘ve read in a while. Different perspectives done right. Keeps you interested in all the story lines not just the hero.

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Lilac Girls: A Novel | Martha Hall Kelly
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For some reason I thought Memorial Day would be a good day to start this book. Maybe the WW setting?

tammysue Loved this book! :) 6mo
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Good Riddance | Elinor Lipman
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Mehso-so

Another just ok library find. Lipman tried so hard to pick up many topics but just couldn‘t thread them together. At then end I guess she was like okay almost 300 pages...that‘s enough for a book.

MelKelsey Agree! 4mo
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The Dreamers | Karen Walker
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“An ordinary town transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep.” This book is amazing, i was instantly transported to this town. I couldn‘t put it down over the weekend. It‘s not about the how or why of the virus so that maybe aggravating to some people. It‘s more about the characters and what they are going through as the town goes under. 📚 📖

BarbaraBB I had it stacked already but your review makes me want to read it even more! 7mo
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Pickpick

I wish I could give this book 🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘bc that‘s how good it is. The chapters are short and art is fully crafted. Like little vignettes into the sisters‘ lives. I cant recommend this book enough!

Hazel0303 I loved this book!!! 7mo
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The Book Hog | Greg Pizzoli
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Found my spirit animal

Lindy 🤪😆 7mo
UwannaPublishme 😆😆😆 7mo
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Loving this book cover!

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The Proposal | Jasmine Guillory
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Rom-com, meet cute. Started out really strong and then lost steam. Still found it interesting enough to finish it.

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Pickpick

My six year old gives it a 5 ⭐️s.

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The Proposal | Jasmine Guillory
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On third winter here in the Chicago burbs I‘m glad I‘m reading something light. It‘s a rom com. It‘s set I California. It‘s starts w a meet cute. My rom com heart swoons...so far. #books #litsy #botm

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I can‘t keep up w any over the weekend reading challenges w 2 young boys. But I am always squeezing in good books. Up next...

rretzler It won‘t be long before you can. I used to have 2 small boys - now I have a 17 yo and a 14 yo. Don‘t worry about the reading, enjoy the boys while you can. 😝 We read together every night until my 17 yo started HS and I miss that a lot! 8mo
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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Sex drugs and rock& roll in the 70s. Almost felt like reading a Rolling Stone article.

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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Current situation. Nails done now on to hair!

Slajaunie Enjoy!! 8mo
Cinfhen Fun color 8mo
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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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Good day at B&N. My never ending TBR pile!

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Us Against You | Fredrik Backman
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Pickpick

I‘ve love all of his books so far. This follow up to Beartown is no exception. His writing style follows a certain cadence that is beautifully told.

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Too Many Babas | Carolyn Croll
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I found an original weekly reader! One of my favorites as a child. Love sharing this with my boys.

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Us Against You | Fredrik Backman
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You‘re better than this.

wordzie 💝 9mo
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Beauchamp Hall: A Novel | Danielle Steel
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Panpan

My first and last Danielle Steel. How horrible. I‘m reading a heavier book and thought this would balance it...but this is soooo bad.

CarolynM I read a Danielle Steele once too🙄😝 9mo
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Giveaway | Carolyn Finlay
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TheSpineView Good luck! 9mo
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Bear Needs Help | Sarah S. Brannen
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Pickpick

Soooo cute!

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Queenie | Candice Carty-Williams
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I get so excited to pick out my #botm and then they just sit there. Anyone else have this excitement and then never ending #tbr list???

C.Perone 🙋‍♀️ 9mo
cherinium Yes. Every time. 9mo
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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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Mehso-so

Meh. Interesting enough to finish, but the plot is so outlandish you don‘t really care.

WanderingBookaneer Agreed. 10mo
Crazeedi Really?? Oh no, since I just started reading this.... 10mo
Mdargusch Darn. I haven‘t read this yet but I loved some of her other books. 10mo
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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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Lots of reading going on tonight! ❤️❤️❤️ 📚 📚 📚

RadicalReader @BookofWords nothing better than getting absorbed into a wonderful read and the time just being nonexistent. I‘ve done that several times with books where then you‘re wondering” How long have I been reading?!” 10mo
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Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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It‘s that chapter you get to that you have to re-read to make sure that really happened. It‘s that good!

BarbaraBB It sounds great! 10mo
BookofWords @BarbaraBB I raced through it in less than a week. 10mo
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Dead Giveaway | Joanne Fluke
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@ReadingMermaid I enjoy historical fiction, general fiction. I just love books!

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The Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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Waiting for karate to be done!

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The Shadow of the Wind | Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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Pickpick

I have mixed feelings about this book. I was drawn in and then it drags. I questioned not finishing this book multiple times, until it finally picks up and you start caring about the story again. I‘ll be reading more from this author just not for a long while...500 pages is enough.

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“We are called to do small things with great love.” Mother Teresa

tpixie Lovely ♥️ 11mo
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The Shadow of the Wind | Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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While the kiddos are @ karate I can finally read

erinreads I loved this one so much! 11mo
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Pickpick

I love love love this book. You know how it‘s going to end or at least hope it does. It reads like a soap opera. You are completely in love with each character. The differing POVs is done perfectly. ❤️ LOVE ❤️ LOVE ❤️

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So far 😍

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Chill Saturday night.

gradcat This picture made me smile so big! I love it 🥰 12mo
rather_be_reading love it 12mo
BookofWords @gradcat not all our fur babies in one place but def our two kids. I love it when we‘re home and cozy. 12mo
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More Christmas reading for me under the tree 🌲

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Mehso-so

Predictable from the first page. Alternating stories the first is way more boring than the second.

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Secret Santa | Scarlett Bailey
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Thanks to @BookishlyPleasant ! Love the Christmas cheer! @Avanders

BookishlyPleasant You're so welcome!! Hope you like and enjoy everything! ^_^ 12mo
MaureenMc That tea is the bomb! 12mo
Avanders ♥️🎄❄️💙🥰 12mo
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Pickpick

I don‘t know how I would want this book to end. Because really I didn‘t want it to end.

Avanders Hello! Have you received your #stuffedstockingswap #sss package? If so, it'd be lovely if you could post a pic & show off the goodies 🤗 If not, let me know and I'll follow up! ♥️🎄 12mo
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