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Butterflyamore

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4 stars

I both read and listened to her story and I definitely recommend both formats. The physical book includes wonderful photos from her life and films and the audiobook is narrated by her. There‘s nothing quite like having Julie Andrews read to you.

You can see my full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/369256350501311?d=n&sfns=mo

Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile.

Booknerd222 Wait she wrote a book??? 9h
Butterflyamore @Booknerd222 This is actually her second memoir so be sure to check out her first one as well! She has lots of children‘s books, too. 9h
tracey38 Oh, I bet the audio is amazing. She has such a wonderful voice. 8h
Butterflyamore @tracey38 She really does! 8h
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Fun fact: Ferrets are sometimes referred to as “carpet sharks.” So it makes sense that one of my carpet sharks would steal a Hershey Kiss while I was trying to take this photo! She walked over, picked it up with her mouth, ran away. So rude!

I wasn‘t familiar with this series until I stumbled upon this book. I hear the books can be read as standalones so I think I‘ll be fine starting here. Have you read any of the other books from the series?

CoffeeCatsBooks Our little furry critters sense when we are distracted and then food thievery! 2d
Velvetfur Aaww ferrets, such cuties 💜 2d
Scochrane26 Never heard of the series but looks cute. 2d
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No Bad Deed: A Novel | Heather Chavez
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February 2020 is promising us some really great books! Heather Chavez‘s debut thriller No Bad Deed is one of them! I‘m really looking forward to this story! Is this one on your radar yet? The premise sounds terrifying and I love the fact that the protagonist is a veterinarian!

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Darling Rose Gold | Stephanie Wrobel
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We‘re getting our first snow of the season here today. Has it snowed where you live yet? Or do you live in an area that doesn‘t get snow?

I‘m not a fan of winter but it is the perfect time of year to snuggle up under some warm, cozy blankets with a good book. I‘m particularly excited about the book mail I‘ve received within the last two days. These all look like fantastic reads!

Kimberlone I live in Alaska and we still haven‘t gotten snow in our area! 4d
Beatlefan129 I‘m in Denver, Colorado and we‘ve already had one pretty big snowstorm. It‘s all melted now but I‘m sure we‘ll have more soon 4d
DrexEdit We've had 2 or 3 good snows already in Southern WI. Had the snowiest Halloween I can remember for a long time! I tolerate winter, but this is a bit early for me! ⛄❄️❄️⛄ 4d
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Butterflyamore @Kimberlone Wow! What is the weather like there right now? 4d
Butterflyamore @Beatlefan129 I‘m bracing myself for our first snowstorm! I‘m guessing the snow we get today will melt soon enough. I don‘t think it‘s the “here to stay” snow just yet! 4d
Butterflyamore @DrexEdit That‘s disappointing! Mother Nature was rough on everyone this Halloween, I think. We didn‘t get snow but a lot of rain and pretty dramatic windstorm. I felt bad for the kids! 4d
Kimberlone @Butterflyamore it‘s been overcast and rainy the past couple weeks, temps hovering in the high 30s to mid 40s. Just not getting cold enough to snow. Anchorage is at sea level but the surrounding mountains are getting covered in snow. I am expecting to come back from vacation at the end of November and hopefully there will finally be snow on the ground! 4d
TheAromaofBooks Are you in Ohio also? I feel like I saw that somewhere along the line haha Big fluffy flakes here, but nothing is sticking. I actually love winter, but I'm not sure I'm ready for it to be here already!! 4d
Butterflyamore @TheAromaofBooks It‘s definitely sticking here but I suspect it will melt by the weekend. We‘re expecting temps in the 40s on Saturday and Sunday and then the snow will return. I‘m in NY state! 4d
JenReadsAlot 3 snowfalls already in Wisconsin and I'm over it! Roads were so icy this morning. @Kimberlone want mine?? 4d
Kimberlone @JenReadsAlot haha I would take it! I hate the gloomy fall weather. At least the snow is pretty to look at! I have auto start on my car and my landlord‘s teenage son does the shoveling so the snow doesn‘t bother me! 4d
TheSpineView Usually don't see snow until sometime in December. Hopefully that will be the case this year because I don't do snow. 4d
phatsallylee Just rain tonight 😕 4d
ShelleyBooksie First snow of the season here today as well @Butterflyamore 4d
TracyReadsBooks We just had our snowiest ever Halloween in Chicago and are expecting more snow Monday. Winter is just around the corner and coming fast! 4d
Laughterhp Thankfully it hasn‘t snowed yet! I hate the winter too. And I have a feeling we will be seeing snow sooner or later! 4d
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Into the Wild | Jon Krakauer
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It‘s Non-fiction November! If you are looking for some good non-fiction reads, I have some great recommendations for you! https://youtu.be/Wnb5JWloupA

#booktube #nonfictionnovember #bookrecommendations ##goodbookstoread #nonfiction #readingnonfiction

UnidragonFrag 3 of those are ones I keep meaning to read! 5d
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UnidragonFrag Evicted, As You Wish, and Vincent&Theo! 5d
UnidragonFrag I've been leaning away from Into the Wild because whoa was that kid dumb, but you an d the author maybe a good point that all kids make dumb choices. Maybe I'll add that back onto my #tbr .. I didn't realise A Fire Story was a graphic memoir. Sounds interesting! 5d
UnidragonFrag I don't know if you've read it, but it's in an adjacent vein as Evicted and the sort of results poverty can just wrought on a community and it was a just devastating read. Very well researched and incredibly infuriating. Probably one of my fave NF of 2019. 5d
CaseyLea Into The Wild is a brilliant book! 5d
Butterflyamore @UnidragonFrag I haven‘t read that but I‘ll add it to my list. If you end up reading any of these, let me know what you think. Chris‘s choices were definitely foolish and reckless but I definitely lean toward the perspective the author presented, especially as a parent to young adults who make some unwise decisions and knowing that neurologically, the part of the brain responsible for good decision making (frontal lobe) isn‘t fully developed until 5d
Butterflyamore @UnidragonFrag roughly age 25. So I do so hope you‘ll give it a chance! He definitely offers some important information in the book but I respect wherever you choose to lean in your opinion in the end! Thanks for the recommendation, by the way! 5d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I loved As You Wish and Evicted! I can second both of those! 5d
CaseyLea @Butterflyamore I felt like he just had too much naive optimism about what he would be able to achieve. I loved the way this book was written. 5d
UnidragonFrag @Butterflyamore ah, I think I'll re-add it to the pile. Will deff let you know what I think. If he delivers a bit into that, I think that'd be interesting. And no problem about the recommendation! 5d
EadieB @Butterflyamore I don‘t read much non-fiction and I haven‘t read any of these books nor do I own any of them. If I read non-fiction it‘s usually true crime which recently I read about Ted Bundy and The Yorkshire Ripper. I am looking forward to reading Murder in the Stacks about a Penn State student killed in the library. One of the best non-fiction books I have read and found it most interesting is 5d
Butterflyamore @CaseyLea Yes, definitely. And it‘s so understandable for young people. He just never got the chance to learn and grow through his mistakes. 😥 5d
Butterflyamore @EadieB I have The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks but I have not read it yet. 5d
EadieB @Butterflyamore Really interesting story! 5d
Scochrane26 @UnidragonFrag I recently listened to As You Wish & recommend it on audio. I also learned a lot from Dopesick. 5d
UnidragonFrag @Scochrane26 If I read it, I'll probably do audio! I do most of my NF that way, otherwise it takes me like forever. Yeah, I did too with Dopesick. Made me more sympathetic to the situation. 5d
Scochrane26 @UnidragonFrag I prefer NF as audiobooks, too. 5d
Butterflyamore @Scochrane26 I recommended the audiobook of As You Wish in the video as well. It was so entertaining! I tend to prefer non-fiction for audiobooks, too, if I am going to listen to an audiobook. I find it‘s a lot easier for my brain to process non-fiction than fiction. I really need to see the words with fiction! 5d
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I won another book from www.bookishfirst.com today so I thought I‘d share again about the site. The books below are from their current raffles

It doesn‘t cost anything to join or enter raffles. You read a brief book excerpt & write a short review. You‘re then entered to win! You can also earn points for books by writing reviews!

If you decide to sign up, please let them know I sent you by using my referral code: d9c86cb41f080f1fc

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Happy Publication Day to The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan! Have you gotten yourself a copy of this book yet? It‘s perfect for Non-fiction November and explores an extremely intriguing topic! I loved Susannah Cahalan‘s previous book, Brain on Fire, and I am looking forward to sinking my teeth into this one. Thank you Grand Central Publishing for gifting me with a finished copy of this amazing book!

Scochrane26 I definitely should read this since I‘m a therapist. 7d
Butterflyamore @Scochrane26 Yes, definitely. Would love to see your thoughts on it when you do read it! 7d
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The Other Wife | Claire McGowan
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I did not like this book. At all.

Full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/365034970923449?d=n&sfns=mo

Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile.

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The Chestnut Man: A Novel | Soren Sveistrup
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I‘m so excited to officially be a Book of the Month BFF. My special book tote came in the mail today!

If you are interested in signing up for Book of the Month, use the code SPY5 to get your first book for $5 off the regular price. You can use my affiliate link to get started! https://book-of-the-month.ixmz.net/c/1804114/694981/9782?subId1=abookishbutterfl...

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The Cheerleaders | Kara Thomas
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I have social anxiety. The idea of joining a book group, although appealing, also terrified me. So when one of our favorite bookstores started one, I wrestled with my decision to join. I was ready to back out when my husband informed me that he was joining, too. My husband, who likes poetry and books on etymology, joined the book group for my sake. And here he is reading the latest pick, which is so far outside of his reading tastes. ♥️

TheSpineView I can't imagine my husband reading that book either! The thought of it makes me giggle! 😂 1w
hermyknee 🥰🥰🥰 1w
Butterflyamore @TheSpineView It is funny to see him with it, especially since it‘s so different than what I am used to, but more than anything, it touches me heart. 1w
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wanderinglynn What an awesome hubby! 💜 1w
Johanna414 What a keeper!
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JacqMac That‘s just a beautiful thing. 1w
marleed That makes me smile! 1w
LibrarianRyan And that book! Seriously that is dedication. I wanted more dead cheerleaders than I got out of that book. 1w
Amiable What a good guy! He‘s a keeper. 👍🏼 1w
Butterflyamore @LibrarianRyan Haha! Did you know that the book was inspired by the real life events of the “cursed” NY town, Dryden? I thought that was really interesting and sad. 1w
LibrarianRyan @Butterflyamore No I didn't. Now I will have to go look that up. I gave it out Halloween 2018 after I read it and was not prepared for teenagers to trick or treat. 1w
Eyelit 💜 1w
Butterflyamore @LibrarianRyan I only know because the person who originally pitched it to the book group knew a lot of details about the real tragedies, and someone else said she grew up close to Dryden and gave us some links to check out online. I think you‘ll find the articles interesting! 1w
Laughterhp That‘s great! I‘m thinking about joining a local book club and I am so anxious about it! 😬😬 1w
Stacypatrice What a great husband!! 1w
cherinium Wow! I have husband envy... 1w
tracey38 Aww, that is so sweet! 1w
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 I run a bunch of book clubs and belong to still more. They grow on you in a positive way. ☺️ 1w
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The Cheerleaders | Kara Thomas
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“No book buying November” was something I wanted to put into practice in my life. I‘ve failed miserably. More than once. I fear I will die before I actually read all of the books I currently own but I don‘t know how to kick the addiction! I went to pick up my copy of The Cheerleaders, which I ordered for book group through a local bookstore and I saw there was a buy one, get one free sale. What rational book lover could possibly resist that?

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Letters to the Lost | Brigid Kemmerer
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Let‘s talk about all of the books we read in October! You can see my wrap up video here: https://youtu.be/mqhepfd6TW0

#booktube #booksreadinoctober #octoberwrapup #octoberreads #bookreviews #readingvlog

EadieB When Laurel Mack's daughter, Ellie, disappears, Laurel's family and life falls apart. 10 years have past and Laurel has decided to move on. She meets a man who has a daughter named Poppy who reminds Laurel of Ellie which gives Laurel a lot of unanswered questions once more. This book kept me hooked from the very beginning. The story is told with 4 POV and just when you think that you have figured out what happened to Ellie, Lisa Jewell throws out 1w
EadieB some twists and the doubts begin. It is a very emotional and heart wrenching read. This was my first Lisa Jewell book but won't be my last.

@Butterflyamore I read this in July 2018 so can't remember everything. I gave it 4 stars so I'm thinking you need to read the ending. Looks like there is a big twist here.

I need to read The Heart Shape Box after your review.

I feel the same way about Naomi Novicki. Not too interested in her books.
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EadieB I have Uprooted but after reading Spinning Silver not too excited to read it.

You also made me want to read The Better Liar, When She Returned and books by Mark Edwards.

By the way, your makeup looks so good today. You look so pretty on the video!
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EadieB Just noticed that I have these books that Mark Edwards has written with Louise Voss:
DI Patrick Lennon (with Louise Voss)
1. From the Cradle (2014)
2. The Blissfully Dead (2015)
One Shot (2016)

Very good series.
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Butterflyamore @EadieB Thank you! 1w
Butterflyamore @EadieB I hadn‘t meant to hit post yet. Maybe I‘ll try to finish Then She Was Gone. I was over 50% into it and the supposed twists revelations I did encounter had been ones I thought were very obvious and it made it really hard for me to enjoy the book. But if there is really a jaw dropper at the end of the book, that might change my opinion. 1w
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Ordinary Grace: A Novel | William Kent Krueger
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My theme for the my Facebook page this month will be family!

Love ‘em or hate ‘em ~ we all have families!

What are some of your favorite books that focus largely on family drama and dynamics, no matter how dysfunctional?

If you want to check out my page for more questions, memes, book talk, book articles, and all around bookish fun, here‘s the link: https://www.facebook.com/abookishbutterfly/

Leniverse Geek Love there is one of my favourites! I also love “Sons and Lovers” by D.H. Lawrence (the only one of his books I do love). “We Have Always Lived in the Castle” by Shirley Jackson. And the ultimate dysfunctional family books: 1w
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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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OCTOBER WRAP UP! Video to come!

October was a strange month for me. I had been so excited about all the creepy book possibilities but didn‘t read through nearly as many as I had expected to. In the end, I finished 5 physical books, 1 ebook, and I DNFd 4 books after devoting entirely too much time to them.

Did you get a lot of reading done in October? What was your favorite book for the month?

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Here To Stay | Mark Edwards
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4 stars

This is a fast-paced thriller that I would recommend for fans of the genre or anyone looking for an inspirational book to help them better appreciate the family they married into.

See my full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/362339254526354?sfns=mo

Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile.

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Ninth House | Leigh Bardugo
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The November Book of the Month picks are live and they have some seriously fantastic options!

What are you picking for November?

Don‘t have a Book of the Month account? You can use my affiliate link to get started and get your first box for just $9.99 using the code SPY5 at checkout! https://book-of-the-month.ixmz.net/c/1804114/694981/9782?subId1=abookishbutterfl...

GloVerdino I‘m getting The Family Upstairs, love Lisa Jewel‘s books! 2w
Butterflyamore @GloVerdino I read an ARC over the summer and really enjoyed it! It was my first read by Lisa Jewell. 2w
Butterflyamore It has come to my attention that my affiliate link is leading to the YA box, although it is supposed to go to the regular box. I‘m in contact with BOTM and am trying to get this fixed. 2w
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Coral | Sara Ella
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What are you reading now? Do you expect to finish it before the month ends?

My current reads: An ebook called The Other Wife by Claire McGowan, Coral by Sara Ella, and Here To Stay by Mark Edwards. I‘m pretty certain the only thing I can expect to finish before November 1 rolls in is Here To Stay.

MoniqueReads305 I'm currently only reading one book, The Desirable Sister. I'm going to try and finish it today so I can listen to The Tale of Sleepy Hollow tomorrow to celebrate Halloween. Since I have to work during the festivities. 2w
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I seem to ramble a lot in this video but I have a lot of fantastic books to show you! https://youtu.be/iHpLDdxNuAA

#booktube #bookhaul #librarybooksale #bookhoarding #somanybooks #bookpiles #bookaddicition #bookbuyingaddicition

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EadieB @Butterflyamore You have acquired lots of books lately. I have read Daughters of Fortune and loved that book. Allende is one of my favorite authors. I especially loved her book Paula which is a memoir to her dying daughter. House of Spirits is another great book by her. Bellman and Black was slow in the beginning but worth it to hang in there to the end. I‘ve read all of Tana French‘s books and loved those too. She is a bit wordy but great writing 2w
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EadieB @Butterflyamore I‘ve read Edge if Nowhere book 1 by Elizabeth George and it was very good. Your book is book 3 in the series. I especially like her Inspector Lyndsey series. I read The Silent Wife which was very good but sad to read she died when I looked for another book by her. I‘ve also read Beartown and the sequel. They are great books. Own Discovery of Witches which my daughter loved but I‘m not a fan of witch books but I might read it later. 2w
Butterflyamore @EadieB Yes, I haven‘t been that into witch books either, although it‘s a very popular theme these days! I‘m willing to at least give this one a shot. I‘ll have to add Paula to my list, as that sounds like something I would enjoy reading. 2w
EadieB @Butterflyamore I have about 5 books by Jennifer Donnelly but haven‘t read them yet. I have a bunch of books by John Hart and haven‘t read those yet but I also heard he‘s a great writer. I also own a lot of books by Alice Hoffman but haven‘t read them either. Looks like you will have a busy November! Happy reading! 2w
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Celebrity memoirs ~ yay or nay?

I love all kinds of memoirs, including celebrity memoirs, especially when the celebrity is someone I grew up admiring.

I love Julie Andrews and I am so glad we were able to pick up her new memoir, Home Work, from The Dog Eared Book over the weekend. While I have her first memoir as well, I did not know it existed until I found out that the about the new one over the summer!

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When She Returned | Lucinda Berry
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3.5 stars

I think Berry is a fantastic and insightful writer. She addresses important topics and gives the reader an opportunity to understand how circumstances we shake our heads over end up occurring. She definitely understands how fragile human beings are.

Full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/359863784773901?sfns=mo

***Review has spoilers***

You can also see my full review on Goodreads. Link in profile.

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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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4.5 stars

I loved the premise of the book. A ghost purchased on an auction site? That‘s a great start! And when the sinister origin was revealed, that was even cooler. The beginning of the book was unsettling and as the story continued, this became a more complex tale of troubled people who have the potential to heal and troubled people who never will.

Full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/359221644838115?sfns=mo

Butterflyamore Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile. 2w
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The Water Dancer: A Novel | Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Book lovers love to say, “There is no such thing as too many books!” I definitely seem to embrace that belief. But I had to split my book haul video into two parts so I am beginning to question myself! 😂 You can see part one here: https://youtu.be/t3DQJODpT3w

#booktube #bookhaul #octoberbookhaul #bookstack #librarybooksale #bookshopping #bookhoarding

EadieB @Butterflyamore I have a copy of The River King but have not read it yet. I would be interested in reading Saint X, Trace of Evil, Imaginary Friend, Dear Wife, and Mark Edwards books. Also Never Have I Ever sounds good too.
I recently picked up a couple of books at a library sale. I got Pines by Blake Crouch which is part of a series that is now a major TV event on FOX. I was sent a copy of Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman from a friend.
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EadieB @Butterflyamore I was reading Doomsday King by James Rollins with a group and was asked to post info about the author and there was an interview and James Rollins answered that one of the best books he ever read was by Dan Simmons called Song of Kali so, of course, I had to order it. Here are some comments from the back. Think you know True Fear? read the most chilling book? You Can't be Shocked? Good Luck! Most frightening reading experience. 2w
Butterflyamore @EadieB I will have to look into Song of Kali. That‘s definitely piqued my interest! 2w
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GIVEAWAY for an ARC of Trace of Evil by Alice Blanchard on Instagram ends tomorrow at 12 PM EST. If you haven‘t entered yet, click here for your chance: https://www.instagram.com/p/B3z87PeAUzN/?igshid=1tdf3kdhyr6kj

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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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Love this!

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Coral | Sara Ella
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Coral not only contains one of my favorite things - mermaids - it explores important topics: trauma and mental health.

“For the girl who is not okay. For the boy who wonders if it will ever get better. This story is for you. My hope is that Coral‘s tale may be a small pinprick of light in your darkness - a reminder that you are seen. You are loved. You are not alone. You are not nothing, my friend. And neither am I.” ~Sara Ella

Bklover This sounds good- stacked! 3w
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Letters to the Lost | Brigid Kemmerer
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Letters to the Lost was a beautiful story that required time to pause, reflect, and wipe my leaking eyes. I am looking forward to continuing with Rev‘s story, a side character in this book who gets his own tale told in More Than We Can Tell.

Full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/356339908459622?sfns=mo

Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile.

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Michigan vs. the Boys | Carrie S. Allen
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On Saturday we hit another library book sale. I think this will be the last library sale we go to this year but I reserve the right to take that back! I was very happy with my haul and shocked to find Michigan Vs. the Boys had already been donated since it was a new release this month! What books have you been excited about getting recently?

#bookhaul #bookstack

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The Whisper Man | Alex North
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Let‘s talk about some more creepy books! Check out my Halloween Song Book Tag video: https://youtu.be/RmPVXirsXBY

#booktube #booksforoctober #creepyreads #psychologicalthrillers #scarybooks

EadieB @Butterflyamore 1. Thriller - Page Turner - I just finished a book that was a page turner but part of a series 3w
EadieB 2. Somebody‘s Watching Me - Creepy vibes - true crime book from NetGalley 3w
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EadieB 3. Vampire - Soul Sucking - could not finish bad language etc. 3w
EadieB 4. I Put a Spell on you - Witchcraft or Magic - series about magician 3w
EadieB 5. This Halloween - Favorite Snack - I‘ve been eating some Ginger Snap cookies with hot tea. 3w
EadieB 6. Time Warp - Halloween re-Read - 3w
EadieB 7. Hungry Like a Wolf - devoured book - 3w
EadieB 8. Adams Family - Dysfunctional family Book - 3w
EadieB 9. Scary monster, super creep - genre I particularly do not read - 3w
EadieB 10. Twilight Zone - Unique Premise Book - 3w
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Saint X | Alexis Schaitkin
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Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin is one of my most anticipated books of 2020 and I am thrilled that I get the chance to read and review it ahead of time! Is this one on your TBR list?

Thank you Celadon Books for my Saint X Insta-Kit!

Jennick2004 It is now 😉 3w
IvoryLunatic So I review a lot of books on NetGalley but how do you become a reviewer that gets actual print copies regularly? 3w
TheSpineView Yes! I have an ARC also!💜📚💜 3w
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Butterflyamore @IvoryLunatic I applied with Celadon Books back in June. I would give you the link but I haven‘t been able to find it myself. You can also email publishers to request books. 3w
Butterflyamore @TheSpineView I am so, so excited to read it! 3w
TheSpineView @Butterflyamore From the blurb it sounds really good! 3w
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Color Me In | Natasha Diaz
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Do you do any makeup subscription services? I‘ve been doing Ipsy for almost two years. I started it in hopes of getting some good quality makeup to try for my wedding day. After learning the importance of rating my products so they could better customize my bag, I fell in love with the service! I like everything that came in the bag this month, including add on. I don‘t usually care about the bag itself, but this month‘s Betty Boop bag is so cute!

LA_Mead I did Glossy Box and one other one for a while... it‘s pretty fun! I only cancelled when I ended up with waaaay too much makeup! 4w
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Frankly in Love | David Yoon
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Few candies seem to generate as much hate as candy corn does. Personally, I think they are okay and I‘ll eat them if they are around. And, no, I do not eat crayons. How do you feel about candy corn?

I thought the #candycornstack challenge on Bookstagram looked like it would be a lot of fun to put together so I gave it a shot!

sharread Ohhh The Whisper Man I really enjoyed that one. Read it in 1 day. 👍 4w
Karkar I like candy corn, but the pumpkins are my favorite. 4w
Butterflyamore @sharread It‘s one of my favorites of the year. 4w
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Butterflyamore @Karkar I like the pumpkins better, too. 4w
ReadingOver50 I love candy corn! 4w
Amandajoy I don‘t like them but my husband loves them. He also says all candy corn was made in 1842 & they‘ve just been slowly going through the stash. 4w
Butterflyamore @Amandajoy Haha, he‘s probably right! 4w
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I read an excerpt of this book on Bookish First and I knew I needed to read more! I decided to redeem the points I‘d earned for a copy of the book! Have you read this one?

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Branwen Wow! This is so cool! 😀 Do you get actual physical copies of the books? Or are they ebooks? 4w
Butterflyamore @Branwen Physical copies, like the one in my picture. This one is a finished copy but most of the books are advance reading copies. In fact, in most cases, you‘ll be getting the book prior to publication date. 4w
Branwen @Butterflyamore That is seriously awesome! I signed up for an account earlier and used your member number! Yay! 4w
Butterflyamore @Branwen Thanks! It‘s so easy to win books and earn point to claim books! 4w
Branwen @Butterflyamore I'm totally hooked! I've been writing reviews all night! 😂🤣 4w
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The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Manual (1962) | Isabel Briggs Myers, Katharine C. Briggs
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I let the internet help me add to my TBR based on my Myers-Briggs personality type! https://youtu.be/J60JggagaNg

#booktube #bookrecommendations #booksbasedonpersonality #infpbooks #readingrecs #bookstoread #tbr #goodreadslist

Alora Love this!! 4w
EadieB @Butterflyamore That was interesting. I haven't read any of the books suggested to you. I took the test and found out that I am a ESTJ personality type. Books suggested are true crime which I do enjoy. Other suggestions are: Hunt for Red October, Divine Comedy, Tolkien, Sherlock Holmes, Fight Club, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold. I would be interested in reading some of these so I would say that it does ring true for me. 4w
Butterflyamore @EadieB That‘s cool! It‘s really interesting to see what books are recommended for each personality type. 4w
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Imaginary Friend | Steven Chbosky
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Did you have an imaginary friend when you were a kid? I cannot remember having one but I‘d be surprised if I didn‘t!

Anyway, my furry, non-imaginary friend and I have created some book spine poetry for you:

Imaginary friend
Here to stay
We cast a shadow
The invisible girls
Fear the darkness
In the days of rain

Caffeinated_Reader Fear the Darkness is wonderful! The whole series is. I am still conflicted about Imaginary Friend, I gave it a 3.5 ⭐️ also yes I did as a kid but it was an animal not a person lol it was a small chicken that followed me around, my parents thought I was nuts. I grew out of it 😅 1mo
Itchyfeetreader Love this ! 1mo
Butterflyamore @Caffeinated_Reader That‘s pretty cute and creative! 1mo
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Caffeinated_Reader @Butterflyamore hehe thanks, I called him Chicken Bock Bock 🤣 he talked but mostly just played with me. I remember laughing a lot. It seriously freaked my parents out. They‘re the religious type, zero tolerance of anything fun. But yeah haha fun memories for sure! 1mo
sharread No Imaginary Friends for me. I read Here To Stay, it drove me batty. 🤪🤣 It's an interesting read for sure. 1mo
itsjustme40something I loved Imaginary Friend. Can't keep myself from praising it whenever the opportunity strikes 1mo
Butterflyamore @sharread I‘m so eager to read it! I read his book The Retreat last month and I loved it. 1mo
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Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales | Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm
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InBooksILive Agree! 😊 1mo
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Fireborne | Rosaria Munda
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Fireborne has been described as Game of Thrones meets Red Rising. Sounds awesome, right?! Okay, maybe it sounds awesome to you but I‘m not familiar with either of those stories! 😬 I‘m not a huge fantasy reader but I‘ve been trying to find storylines that appeal to me.

You can get this book for just $9.99 plus tax when you sign up for BOTM YA by using the code PSL5 at checkout! http://book-of-the-month.ixmz.net/GkO9E

DGRachel As a fan of both, it does sound awesome, but I‘m skeptical of the comparison. 1mo
Butterflyamore @DGRachel I‘ll have nothing to go on in the end, I guess. It will be interesting to see what other people who do love both end up thinking of this. 1mo
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Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel | Helen Oyeyemi
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If you were ask me to list my favorite hobbies, at this point I would definitely need to add “going to library book sales.” I love them so much!

Needless to say, this is another library book sale haul! We headed out to Clifton Springs Library last night and found some goodies! I was especially excited about the Jennifer Donnelly book, although this now means I need to find the first two in the trilogy!

Have you read any of these?

jdiehr Me, too! You can't go wrong at a library sale 😄 1mo
Butterflyamore @jdiehr They‘re so addicting! 1mo
Butterflyamore @AmyG I‘m so glad to see someone say something positive about it. I think it sounds so intriguing! 1mo
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Speak | Laurie Halse Anderson
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In case you missed it, yesterday I posted a new BookTube video comparing 7 books I‘ve read with their movie adaptations. Pictured here are six of the seven! Have you read any of these and then watched the movies? How do you feel they compare? You can hear my thoughts by checking out my latest video: https://youtu.be/wOZQ_eAtmfc

#booktube #booksvsmovies #youtubeforbooks

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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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I‘m trying to decide what I want to start next. After finishing The Doll Factory, I feel lost and confused. My life suddenly has no meaning. I have a couple other books I‘ve started already but I‘m not in the mood for any of them. So I‘m going to read a little from each of these and hopefully find one to fill the void.

LauraJ Stepford Wives 1mo
Ruthiella Do the Try A Chapter tag on your booktube channel and see which books wins!😀 1mo
Butterflyamore @Ruthiella One of these days, I do need to do that! It‘s too late for this round but maybe next time. I just read the first page for each of these, narrowed it down to two, read the full first chapter in those, and chose Here There Are Monsters. 1mo
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The Doll Factory: A Novel | Elizabeth Macneal
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I think that The Doll Factory will appeal more to those who like slow gothic horrors with strong development and depth. But this is more than just a horror. It‘s beautifully crafted love story, a poignant look at what the artist sees, and an exploration of human emotion and strength.

Full review: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/348247869268826?sfns=mo

Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile.

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People often say “The book was better!” Do you always think that‘s true? Come find out which one I liked better for seven specific stories: https://youtu.be/wOZQ_eAtmfc

#booktube #booksvsmovies #thebookwasbetter #bookish

MidnightBookGirl I love both the book and the movie, but I am more than happy with the differences between them. 1mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore I have read My Sister's Keeper, The Glass Castle, and the Phantom of the Opera but I've only seen The Phantom of the Opera movie and Broadway version. I agree with you that the Broadway version was way better than the book or movie. The atmosphere and the songs added much to the production and made that more memorable. I don't watch a lot of movie of the books I read but I just went to see The Goldfinch which I also loved the movie 1mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB I haven‘t read The Goldfinch yet but I‘d definitely like to before seeing the movie. The trailer for the movie does look really good! 1mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore People who have not read The Goldfinch will be a little lost as the book was so long and the movie doesn't hit all the info as well as the book. I know I had to explain a lot of things to my husband. I just watched Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil and read the book also. I actually liked the movie better as the screen does the book so much more justice. If I think of any more movies that I have seen, I will let you know. (edited) 1mo
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All the Bright Places | Jennifer Niven
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What was the last book to make you cry?

My emotions are easily provoked by books but there are definitely some that require more tissue usage than others. If you haven‘t had a chance to check out my top 5 tearjerkers video, you can watch it here: https://youtu.be/yUWs6j9McHE

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The Beautiful | Rene Ahdieh
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Looking for a gothic romantic mystery with vampires set in New Orleans to haunt you this October? Look no further! The Beautiful by Renée Ahdied will definitely deliver it all!

The Beautiful is one of 5 amazing book options from BOTM YA this month! You can use the code PSL5 at checkout and you‘ll be able to get your first book for just $9.99 + tax. Shipping is always free!

Get started here: http://book-of-the-month.ixmz.net/GkO9E

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Here To Stay | Mark Edwards
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I am excited that my new Mark Edwards books arrived today! I am happy to have a physical copy of The Retreat since the ebook I read was a borrowed book. I decided to add Here To Stay to my already ridiculously unattainable October pile because I feel confident it will be a quick, creepy read and it has a character named Elliot in it, which is a name that will always have a special place in my heart. I sure hope Elliot‘s a good guy!

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Beartown: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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On Saturday that we went to two library book sales but I only posted one of my hauls. Here‘s the other one! It‘s small but definitely not lacking in quality. I was happy to find Bear Town after finding Us Against You at a sale last month. While I haven‘t read my copy of The Bear and The Nightingale yet, I‘m glad to have the next book in the trilogy now. I don‘t know much about the elephant book but it sounded interesting and I love elephants!

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A Monster Calls | Patrick Ness
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Making a fake sad face is very hard to do. 😂 But that doesn‘t change the fact that the books I want to talk to you about made me cry very hard! Check out my top 5 tearjerkers here: https://youtu.be/yUWs6j9McHE

#booktube #bookvlog #sadbooks #tearjerkerbooks #booksthatmademecry #needmoretissues #sadsad #sadstories

DrawingSustenance I think that's an excellent fake sad face. 👏👏👏👍 1mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore The only tearjerker that I have read the same as you is Where The Red Fern Grows and I found it very sad too. Another sad dog book that I read was Old Yeller. Others that made me cry are: The Light Between Oceans, Dr. Zhivago, The Thornbirds, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Me Before You. There have been others for sure but can't think of all of them right now. Sad books do help us release our pent up emotions which is good. 1mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB I agree. They can be so helpful. A Monster Calls was especially timely for me. The Light Between Oceans definitely made me cry as well. Even after reading it, while watching the movie, knowing exactly what to expect, I still cried quite a bit. I haven‘t read The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, as I hadn‘t realized it was a book when I watched the movie, but I can only imagine how upsetting the book was. The movie was definitely rough. 1mo
Butterflyamore @JulietBooks Thank you! I tried very hard! Haha! 1mo
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The Better Liar | Tanen Jones
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3.5 stars

The Better Liar is a profound exploration of dysfunctional family dynamics and the bond between siblings.

See my full review here: https://www.facebook.com/262384764521804/posts/346520286108251?sfns=mo

Or follow me on Goodreads. Link in profile.

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We Cast a Shadow: A Novel | Maurice Carlos Ruffin
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I went to our favorite little bookstore specifically for We Cast a Shadow and I accidentally left with Dear Wife, too. That kind of thing happens to everyone, right?

crazyspine So pretty 1mo
marleed To everyone! 1mo
Ruthiella The best kind of accident!😂 1mo
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Daughter of Fortune | Isabel Allende
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We went to two library book sales today, which was a lot of fun! This is the haul from the second sale. I found three at the first sale and I‘m very happy with those but trying to get them all in this picture wasn‘t going well for me! They‘ll get their time to shine later. Have you read any of these books?

#librarybooksale #bookhaul #bookbuyingproblem #itisnthoardingifitsbooks #somanybookssolittletime #readersgonnaread

Texreader I liked the tagged book. 1mo
Zelma Agreed with @Texreader 1mo
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