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BrainyHeroine

BrainyHeroine

Joined September 2016

Just a reader with a stubborn and loyal heart. A Slytherin with dreams and heartache. Lost in between the pages of a book. litgoals.blogspot.com
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On this Memorial Day weekend I am learning how to forget...🖤

Ubookquitous Loved her first memoire, and am looking forward to this one. The audiobook was narrated by her so... 7mo
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A Piglet Named Mercy | Kate DiCamillo
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Sometimes, we have to remember the important words.

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Aquarium | David Vann
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"Each thing that happens to us, each and every thing, it leaves some dent, and that dent will always be there. Each of us is a walking wreck."

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Vanishing Season | Dot Hutchison
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Yay!!!! I knew Eddison's story was coming this year. And since I'm newly unemployed I have plenty of time to re-listen to the series before May 21.

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Slytherin Witchcraft | Draco Malfoy
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When you have to go to a gala for your boss this summer and your Slytherin self finds the perfect outfit, ya go for it right? Shopping early due to sales, but beyond excited to celebrate my boss' lifetime achievement this June.

julesG Perfect! 8mo
tpixie Awesomeness! 6mo
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Going on a Peter Swanson kick...

Ashley_Nicoletto The Kind Worth Killing is so good. 9mo
Alfoster I love his too!😍👏👏👏 9mo
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Four Dead Queens | Astrid Scholte
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Got. Damn. Do I love a stand alone debut fantasy. This was so captivating, original, demanding of my time and attention. So good!! And the narrators were perfect!

Cityofamber I didn‘t realize this was a stand alone, now I‘m more likely to try it sooner 😂 9mo
BrainyHeroine @Cityofamber that's what pushed it over for me as well. I hate getting tuck on a series after 1 book lol! 9mo
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Woman 99: A Novel | Greer Macallister
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@theladygreer knocks it out if the park again!! Brilliantly researched, engaging, and narrated to perfection (I did the audiobook) Woman 99 is a historical hit!

theladygreer Oh how fab! Thanks for the great review. And I haven't listened to the audiobook yet, so I'm thrilled to hear good things! 9mo
BrainyHeroine @theladygreer I also appreciated the representation of bipolar disorder in Phoebe's character. As a bipolar person, decent representation is hard to come by. 9mo
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Grave Mercy | Robin LaFevers
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Totally bought this trilogy on a whim and it is time to dive in...

Branwen It's sooooooo good! I think you'll love it! 🤗 9mo
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My ode to the magic of reading...

Redwritinghood Very pretty! 9mo
MrBook Wooow! 😳😁👍🏻👍🏻 9mo
julesG Lovely! 9mo
readordierachel Love it! 9mo
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My ode to the magic of reading...

RadicalReader Seriously beautiful 9mo
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@megzlynn thank you!!! I am so sorry I'm late posting. This book has been suggested to me dozens of times and now I can finally read it!! @The.Bookkeepers I did get my #JustABookSwap pick.

megzlynn It is fine! I hope you enjoy it! 😁 10mo
Mdargusch I really liked this one. 10mo
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The Valiant | Lesley Livingston
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When your #TBRBookcase needs its own #TBRBookcase .... #BookAddctProblems My hubby got me the bookshelf on the right for Christmas, and the one on the left for Valentine's day. (And 13 new books to help me fill the new one!)

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The Dreamers | Karen Walker
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Happy Saturday! Anyone else reward themselves for a long week at work with a morning (okay a full day) of reading in bed? Lol

Slajaunie Always! Unless I have plans, that is my standard Saturday tradition. 💚💚💚📖📚 11mo
TheBookKeepers Hi just checking in to see if you‘ve gotten your JustABookSwap package in yet? Ur secret sender mailed it about 3 weeks ago so I just wanted to check in! 😊 10mo
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Crown of Midnight | Sarah J. Maas
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Okay, I'm late AF to this series but it is wonderful and I have questions and how am I supposed to sleep because these are really good and ohmygawd do I want to google spoilers. This is one reason why I hate my kindle, it becomes to much hassle to read the last few pages first lol.

sammisho Freaking love this series! And lucky you, the series is complete! No waiting for a year in between! 11mo
BrainyHeroine @sammisho not gonna lie, that's a HUGE part of why I waited so long. Lol 11mo
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Verity | Colleen Hoover
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Holy. Crap. I have never read Colleen Hoover before, her usual stuff hasn't interested me in the past, but holy crap!!! This story was amazing! So glad #LitsyMadeMe read this one!!!

monkeygirlsmama Stacking 11mo
elyseh Soooo good!!!! 11mo
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Verity | Colleen Hoover
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A total #LitsyMadeMe moment happened this morning. I snagged Verity by Colleen Hoover, and am digging in now!!

Alfoster Oh, it‘s so good!😍😍😍 11mo
BrainyHeroine @Alfoster I just finished and it is SO GOOD!!!!! 11mo
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Throne of Glass | Sarah J. Maas
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Got myself a Kindle Oasis for the new year. My ebook reading game is going to be so strong in 2019.

BookwormAHN Nice cover 😺 11mo
tpixie Lovely cover!! 11mo
Thousand-Lives Such a pretty cover! I love my Oasis. Enjoy! 11mo
readordierachel Gorgeous cover 😍 11mo
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In love with these books!!! Casually starting this one before the new year.

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Excited to start this, mildly amused over its size. A hardback the size if a paperback wasn't what I was expecting, but I'm happy because it will so easily fit in my purse!!

vivastory I've been thinking of adding this to my holiday list, but I might cave & buy it for myself 12mo
BrainyHeroine @vivastory I would grab it while you can, mine was one of 5 when I bought it lol 12mo
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Stalking Jack the Ripper | Kerri Maniscalco
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Torn between ending 2018 with some non-fiction or starting the Stalking Jack the Ripper series. Thoughts?

DeleteAcct The series. 👍😁 12mo
julesG The series! 12mo
sammisho Loved this series!! 12mo
elyseh Loved this series!! 11mo
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Anyone else fan girl/boy over books written by Bravolebrities? Lol I love reading to Vanderpump Rules and preordered this asap.

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Effing AMAZING read, literally read it all in a day. So excited to start book 2. More excited the Elizabeth Bathory is portrayed correctly!!

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Awesome rando Tuesday present!!

Susannah Terrific cover illustration! 13mo
tpixie Great cover! 13mo
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Bookclub picks! 2 for November and 1 for November through January.

Megabooks Enjoy! 13mo
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Went as one of my favorite book characters for Halloween! Aka Nevada Day lol. My Eleanor Oliphant costume turned out okay I think.

Redwritinghood Cute! 13mo
tpixie Awesomeness!! 13mo
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Loved this book so much!!! Now where to shelve it? With my Frankenstein books or with my other books by the author? (This is a real question, I'm conflicted!!)

Karkar I vote with the other Frankenstein books. 🤓📚 14mo
BookishGirl06 You couldn‘t combine the two with this one at end of the authors on side and Frankenstein on the other? 14mo
BrainyHeroine @BookishGirl06 the other books by her are a trilogy, and are shelved with my series. So it would mean a lot of rearranging because I'm crazy lol 14mo
BookishGirl06 @BrainyHeroine no problem. I would go with Frankenstein personally then. 14mo
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Pre-ordered this and caved and got the audio version of I'll Be Gone in the Dark. Soooooo excited for November.

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So excited to start this one in a few days!!!!

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Time's Convert | Deborah Harkness
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Do I need to re-listen to the All Souls trilogy before I listen to Times Convert? No. Am I going to re-listen to the All Souls Trilogy before I listen to Times Convert? Yes. A thousand times yes.

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The Swap | Antony Moore
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Just curious if my #JustABookSwap match received their book? They haven't posted about it so now I'm nervous. USPS says delivered.

BrainyHeroine @TheBookKeepers did my match reach out to say something? 1y
TheBookKeepers I haven‘t heard anything, but I will check! 1y
wen4blu It arrived today! Sorry for the confusion, I was on vacation and the mail was on hold. It's perfect, thanks!!!! 1y
tpixie ♥️♥️♥️ 13mo
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Sending my #JustABookSwap book out today!

TheBookKeepers Love your packaging! 1y
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New in! I'm also crying over this one. I'm emotional today.

CouronneDhiver I agree with that title. I‘m in the midst of healing from anxiety, which developed after I didn‘t deal properly with grief around a health issue. *sigh* 😶 I wish I‘d known better... 1y
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I am sobbing over this. Uncontrollably.

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Beartown: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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Thank you @Fan_of_70 !!! I got my #JustABookSwap book today!!! Thank you @TheBookKeepers for setting up such a lovely and simple swap.

TheBookKeepers Oh this book was good! Enjoy!! Glad u had fun! 1y
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Got my 2019 planner!!

Tanisha_A Love it 1y
Tanisha_A Where did you get it from? 1y
BrainyHeroine @Tanisha_A Amazon! Though I think you can get it at Target too. 1y
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The Great Book Swap | Alan Mitchell
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@TheBookKeepers are hosting a #JustABookSwap !!! 2 more days to visit them and sign up!

TheBookKeepers Thanks for sharing!! 🎉😎 1y
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The Girl He Used to Know | Tracey Garvis Graves
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Excited to start this one this weekend! Sometimes having back to back 3 day weekends can be good.

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The House at Baker Street | Michelle Birkby
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After talking about it a couple weeks ago my boss gave me this today. And then expected me to work and not read it. So I started it in my lunch break lol. Also, I SWEAR Mrs. Hudson has never had a first name until this book, now she's Martha Hudson.

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On a Tuesday | L Thomas
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1. Short Story.
2. Both, but if pressed Harry Potter. #SlytherinPride
3. Audio! Or Physical, learning to love the ebooks.
4. Mostly tea.
5. Christie
6. @EmilyChristine
@JenlovesJT47 @tpixie

tpixie ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
JenlovesJT47 💚💚💚 1y
tpixie What I like about e-books is that you can easily look up the definition or Google something from the book itself 1y
BrainyHeroine @tpixie that normally doesn't bug me. I rarely look things up when reading, though part of that may be because I read a lot of psycho murder thrillers and don't really wanna have the FBI knocking on my door lol 1y
tpixie @BrainyHeroine lol good point!! 1y
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Sadie | Courtney Summers
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New review up on the blog!! Absolutely loved this one!! litgoals.blogspot.com

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Great Gatsby | F Scott Fitzgerald
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The first five #ContemporaryClassicProject #books have been announced! Check them out on litgoals.blogspot.com
Dont forget to sign up for my email list! And if you're feeling generous, send me a ko-fi @
ko-fi.com/brainyheroine

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New review up on the blog!! litgoals.blogspot.com

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With You Always | Rena Olsen
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Loved this one! Review is up on the blog: litgoals.blogspot.com

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"The true story of a sensational British murder, a quest for justice, and the worlds most famous detective writer." Starting one of my birthday books and enjoying the nonfiction kick. Also enjoying my pumpkin spice coffee from my #covertocover mug

Christine I‘m already thinking about pumpkin spice myself... 1y
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My Own Words | Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Just bought 6 Non-fiction titles, a best selling series for my Kindle, and a new audiobook by one of my favorite authors. Expect a book haul post ASAP! (Like tomorrow or Saturday) #LitGoals #BookMonster #NewBooks #BookAddict

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Story of my life. 💕 1y
riversong153 I‘m traveling next month and was looking for books for my kindle, any recs? (edited) 1y
BrainyHeroine @riversong153 definitely HoT, it's a new release. Also, Children of Blood and Bone if you haven't. 1y
pandako Hi,where can i buy this book..... 12mo
BrainyHeroine @pandako I got mine from Amazon 12mo
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"I'll tell you a secret... The really bad monsters never look like monsters." Kaz. I'm such a pushover for Kaz! And Leigh Bardugo is putting out the most magical journal next year for Grishaverse lovers!!! I preordered today, it comes out 1.29.2019 and I'm excited!!

GondorGirl 😍 1y
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An Anonymous Girl | Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks
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!!!!! Cashed in my Bookish First points to guarantee my copy of this one!

Clwojick Just got approved for an ARC from #NetGalley today. SO EXCITED! 1y
BrainyHeroine @Clwojick that's awesome!!!! 1y
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Instagram | Joanne Mattern
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Heads up murderinos!!

AmyG I KNOW!i saw this on IG. 🎉🎉🎉 1y
Meredith3 @Reviewsbylola I can‘t wait! 1y
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