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ItsAnotherJen

ItsAnotherJen

Joined September 2016

"Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes." ▪Ravenclaw▪INFJ▪
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The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion
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The Collective: A Novel by Alison Gaylin
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Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
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Mexican Gothic | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Well that was a weird ending!
I feel like I'm the last one to read this as often as I see it on book lists and book tok. It wasn't as good as I was anticipating. But never would of imagined how it ended.😳
It was a slow burn with some odd twists. Interesting read!

Trashcanman 👁️👁️ 3d
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Shadow and Bone | Leigh Bardugo
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Ooooh, so good. So good! My first enjoyable read of the year. Love when you discover a book that reminds you why you love reading so much.
#currentread

Asthecroweflies I love this series. 2w
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Top Notch Books | Tolar, Texas (Bookstore)
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Guess this shows how rarely I give 5 stars. Only 4 books out of 167. Here's my top picks for the year!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🙌🏻 2w
HeyT I'm the same way. I looked back and only have two five star reads this year. BUT I only read a total of 90. 2w
Trashcanman Happy new year ❤️ 2w
tokorowilliamwallace I mean, technically it should be that way. I have the Niven, to test out emotional drama YA fiction, and I should get to this soon. 3d
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Untitled | Unknown
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My goal for 2021 was to read less than 2020. I read 243 books in 2020, and wanted to diverse my activities a bit this year. I listened to more music, podcasts, and sometimes just enjoyed silence. I learned I don‘t always need to be accomplishing something. I don't need to rush through a book in order to get to the next one. It's nice just to be in the moment.
Though I feel like I still did a good job of enjoying my love of books!
Happy New Year!

Ruthiella Good job! 👍 Happy New Year! 🥂🥳 2w
LiteraryinLawrence Such a good goal! 2w
Darklunarose That‘s amazing! How do you keep track like this? 2w
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ItsAnotherJen @Darklunarose Are you on Goodreads? You just set your reading challenge goal # at the beginning of the year, and it keeps track for you. You just have to remember to update with every book you read throughout the year 2w
Darklunarose @ItsAnotherJen I sure am and I do the yearly challenge…I never did see this, time to go search! 2w
Reggie Wow, you did great. Happy New Year! 2w
CarolynM Happy New Year 2w
Trashcanman ❤️ 2w
Gissy Very Impressive! 📚📚📚🤩👏👏👏 2w
Trashcanman Wow that's a lot 1d
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Great words for inspiration as we enter into a new year! 💛

Chrissyreadit I love this 3w
wanderinglynn 💙💙💙 3w
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It's Christmastime! | Bernd Penners
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"Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard, or too sad when you've got a Christmas tree in the living room."
~Nora Roberts

Merry Christmas to all of my Litsy friends! ?❤

Trashcanman Merry Christmas back at you Jen. ☺️ 4w
ItsAnotherJen Thank you George! Hope you have a wonderful holiday🥰😊 4w
rachelsbrittain Merry Christmas! 🎄 4w
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kspenmoll Merry Christmas to you! Enjoy your holidays! 4w
kplovesbooks Gorgeous!! You as well! 4w
Bookzombie Merry Christmas! 🎄 4w
bthegood Merry Christmas 3w
UwannaPublishme Lovely tree, great quote! Happy Holidays! 3w
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Interesting book on how to deal with your inner voice and manage the anxiety that comes from being your own worst critic. I rate self-help books by how much new practical information I learn from it. A lot of them tend to repeat common knowledge. Or are fluff and you learn nothing other than the author is self-righteous and kind of annoying. This one is actually useful. For example- talk to yourself in third person. Sounds funny, but works!

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"Did you know people get rich off of sadness? I want to meet the millionaire of American sadness. I want to look him in the eye, shake his hand, and say, 'it's been an honor to serve my country."

The title of this book made me want to read it more than anything. It's such beautiful writing, containing more meaning in some sentences than most books have in their entirety.
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tokorowilliamwallace Yes, these people are called healthcare administrators, insurance companies, pharmaceutical administrators/medical supply companies. Insulin is more inaccessible and expensive here than in other countries of people I've talked to, including India and the Philippines! 4w
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I had high expectations for this book. I've heard from many who say this is one of their most favorite books of all time. So I was disappointed at how the first half was. So sad. Such terrible things happened. But with such surprisingly funny lines sprinkled throughout. As the story continues to unfold, those funny moments increase. I really did enjoy the writing and how things ended up.
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Trashcanman Beautiful. 1mo
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I love the title of this! The story itself was just okay. I think I had high expectations because I really liked some of her other books.
My favorite parts deal with Willow/her music and Sam/her computer games. They are so creative and talented. I wish I had that kind of skill with something. I did like the ending. All the loose ends were neatly tied with a bow. 🎁

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Autumn's Game | Mary Stone
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Mary Stone has quite the fan base. I've never read one of her books, and while this is the first in the Autumn series it seems like you need to read the Winter series to really get into this. I couldn't get past the Autumn and Winter names being just a 'coincidence'. Not a big murder mystery fan. It was an okay read. I liked the psychological insight into the minds of the serial killers. Just not my thing overall.

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The Comfort Book | Matt Haig
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A book like this is what we need from time to time to gently remind us to keep going.

"The best thing about rock bottom is the rock part. You discover the solid bit of you. The bit that can't be broken down further. The thing that you might sentimentally call a soul. At our lowest we find the solid ground of our foundation. And we can build ourselves anew."

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#WonderousWednesday @Eggs

1. Family gatherings - 3 of them this year 🎄🎁

2. Patrick Rothfuss, Colleen Hoover, Jodi Picoult

3. A Calendar of Anxious Salmon 🗓🎏😟

Thanks for the tag @Trashcanman
I'll tag @Cathythoughts @Brooke_H @JenReadsAlot

JenReadsAlot Thanks for the tag! Going to see Jodi Picoult tonight!! 1mo
Eggs Thanks for joining in 📚🥳👍🏼 1mo
ItsAnotherJen @JenReadsAlot You get to go SEE her? In person?! Jealous. 🤩 Is she speaking somewhere..doing a book signing..what event is she at? 1mo
JenReadsAlot Yes! She did a book event in Wisconsin and it was fantastic! Just posted a couple pictures! 1mo
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The Guest List | Lucy Foley (Novelist)
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Really good audiobook! Recommend. I did not see that playing out like it did. Everything became connected and the ending was satisfying to say the least.

Nute It‘s always nice when it comes together in the end.🙂 1mo
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Read Between the Lines | Rachel Lacey
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A fun and easy read - a romance between a bookstore owner and a woman who is an author. Two book loving women who find love unexpectedly. All the characters were so likeable! I have been reading some really heavy and/or emotional books so this was exactly the way to "cleanse the palate" and give my heartstrings some relief.

Brooke_H I got this one last month as Amazon‘s free kindle book, but haven‘t read it yet. I‘m glad it‘s a good one! 2mo
ItsAnotherJen @Brooke_H That's exactly how I came across it as well. Hope that you also enjoy it! 2mo
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Know My Name: A Memoir | Chanel Miller
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"They seemed angry that I‘d made myself vulnerable, more than the fact that he‘d acted on my vulnerability."

Powerful and eye-opening memoir about sexual assault and a survivor whose words inspired changes in California law.
Chanel Miller shows us the power of words. Owning her story and walking us through how she found a way to heal. How she found her strength.

The audiobook is narrated by the author.

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The Most Fun We Ever Had | Claire Lombardo
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Ever watch the show Parenthood? That is this book. I'm part of a big family and what this book does is show you the seperate lives of a great many people that also are entwined together because they are family. I loved it. I could read it forever. I like and dislike many things about some of the characters but that's real. People are multifaceted and that's what makes this realistic. I enjoyed how the book was written. Very well done family saga.

Cathythoughts I really enjoyed this 👍🏻 2mo
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Things My Son Needs to Know about the World | Fredrik Backman, Neil Smith
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I had to give this a minute before I started liking it. My kids are grown, so I was thinking 20 years ago some of these stories he tells would of hit home harder. But then there came the times I laughed out loud. Surprisingly loud. The waiting for luggage story, the puke in the friend's ear story, the bunny in the refrigerator box...I really do like this guy! It's short, entertaining, and at times quite poignant.

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The Best of Friends | Lucinda Berry
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This is the sort of book that is much better when you read it rather than listening to the audiobook version. I started it out on audible, then switched to the ebook. I didn't like the narrators. They made the story seem shallow for some reason.
As soon as I started the ebook I was hooked. Couldn't put it down! Did not expect a few of those twists, especially at the very end.
4 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐

SilversReviews Thanks for the info. 2mo
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Is this book on anyone's radar yet? It's SO good. If you're into science and space and love a good narrator check it out! I love the guy who reads this, he's one of the best (in my opinion) - it's on audible. He sounds like Tom Hanks. Some of the science talk is going over my head, but the storyline is excellent and has me hooked.

IuliaC I really enjoyed this one! 👍 2mo
BookDadGirlDad Best book I've read this year. 2mo
Liatrek Absolutely loved this audio book! 2mo
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ShelleyBooksie Loved it so much! 2mo
Allkat Loved that one. It will probably be a movie. 2mo
ItsAnotherJen @Allkat It would make an excellent movie 🤩 2mo
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Oona Out of Order | Margarita Montimore
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I think this book helped me get out of a reading funk. I was hoping for more and wanted to keep going on the Oona ride.
Every New Year's eve at midnight (Starting at 19) she time travels to a different year in her life. So lets say she might be 25, but wakes up in her 51 yr old body. It was disorienting at first, but as you learn more about her life it becomes enjoyable. Oona grows with wisdom and begins to look at the time she has in a new way.

Twainy Rats! This is on sale at Book Outlet. I wish I had gotten it! 2mo
Mynameisacolour I really enjoyed this one too! This Author has a new book coming out in July and I can't wait to read that too! 2mo
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All the Bright Places | Jennifer Niven
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Very good book!

"I know life well enough to know you can‘t count on things staying around or standing still, no matter how much you want them to. You can‘t stop people from dying. You can‘t stop them from going away. You can‘t stop yourself from going away either. I know myself well enough to know that no one else can keep you awake or keep you from sleeping."
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Would I recommend this book?
No.
I finished it, but it felt like a punishment. I have no idea why it is included in The New York Times Book Review's "100 Notable Books" ??

MicheleinPhilly I loved this book and every single solitary person I recommended it to has HATED it. 😂 3mo
TheLudicReader @MicheleinPhilly I also loved this book. Everything about it. 😂 3mo
ItsAnotherJen @MicheleinPhilly @TheLudicReader Maybe I just wasn't in the right mood for it. 🤷‍♀️ 3mo
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Amandajoy I know I read this. I don‘t remember what I thought about it, I‘m sure that says something. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 3mo
Kangaj1 @MicheleinPhilly I loved it too! 3mo
CarolynM @MicheleinPhilly @TheLudicReader I liked it a lot too. I can understand people not liking it, but I can't think why anyone would actively hate it. 3mo
ItsAnotherJen @CarolynM I didn't "hate" it. That's a strong word. But it wasn't enjoyable. It felt like homework. 3mo
CarolynM I'm sorry, I didn't mean to suggest you hated it, I didn't get that impression from what you said. I was reacting to @MicheleinPhilly 's comment. 3mo
ItsAnotherJen @CarolynM oooh, that makes sense! I read it for book club...it will be interesting to find out what the other people thought of it. 3mo
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My first Emily Henry book, and won't be my last. The phrase "gave me all the feels" is a perfect way to describe it.
I'm betting that if you like Colleen Hoover, you'll like this one.
I wish I could come up with quick and witty responses like Poppy. I love her sense of humor! Such a sweet and pure relationship between her and Alex.
4.5 stars

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I really really liked this one. 🤩

“Everything always works out in the end. And if it didn‘t work out yet, then it isn‘t the end.”

Nutmegnc I own this one! Thanks for the rec, moving it up the TBR pile. 3mo
NikkiM5 Beautiful quote ❤️ 3mo
ItsAnotherJen @Nutmegnc Hope you like it as much as I did!😊 3mo
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I absolutely adored this book! I identified some of my own personality traits in quirky bookish Nora, loved the crazy fun family she discovered she was a part of, and honestly was sad when I finished it. So cute and funny.
4.5 stars

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Good book! About life and love and death..one of those that makes you laugh and cry. It was a sweet book. Lenni is a 17 yr old girl and Margot is an 83 yr old woman. Together, their lives span 100 years and they have a goal of creating 100 paintings of their different life experiences. I love their friendship. Heartwarming, though it did make me tear up..it left me with an appreciation of what being human and what living life truly is about.❤

BookNAround I‘ve recommended this one with the caveat that the reader will need tissues. But it is a cathartic, feel good cry. 4mo
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Blame it on #booktok for this one! I kept seeing it pop up as a spicy romance recommendation on tiktok and I did like it. At first, I wasn't loving the main character. It made it a little hard to get into. It grew on me though, and loved how their relationship turned out!🔥
If you're in the mood for an easy contemporary romance with some spice, this is a good one.
4 stars

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A good read. It didn't give me 5 star feels, but kept me interested and wanting to know the full story. A lot of people really loved this one. I can only give it 3 stars. Good, but didn't blow me away.

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This is a fun read! I was a bit skeptical at first that it would be too fluffy, but it was a great light story that I had a hard time putting down. I had to see how it ended. The story's premise is a stay-at-home mom and a working mom swapping bodies (like the movie Freaky Friday) and finding out what it's like in each other's shoes. It's a good reminder that you never truly know what another woman's life is really like.
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Such a great series! More of you should try this one out. If they ever make these into movies, it would make for fantastic entertainment. I just finished 'Year 2.' The heroes are another year older in this one, so it's getting even more interesting.
These are free on Kindle Unlimited. If you like Harry Potter, you'll most likely like this. (As long as you aren't going to be offended by cursing, sex, and underage drinking)
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Inside the O'Briens | Lisa Genova
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Okay, why. Why did it have to end like that? 🤦‍♀️
Excellent book about a family that has to deal with the devastating diagnosis of Huntington's Disease. Joe, a 43 yr old Boston police officer, has to come to terms with what this disease will do to his mind and body. How this affects him and their family is heart wrenching. Each of their 4 adult children have to decide if they want to find out if they also have the disease. Eye-opening story. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

LiteraryinLawrence I feel like all of Genova‘s books are like this: they sound really intriguing but are about topics of mortality that I rarely feel up to immersing myself in. … wow, that was a weirdly constructed sentence. But hopefully you know what I mean! 6mo
ItsAnotherJen @LiteraryinLawrence I totally get it! I kept putting off reading this one because it sounded sad and heavy. I feel that way about a lot of Jodi Picoult's books too, but then I'm always glad when I do read them. They aren't light reads, but you get a lot from them if you are in the right mood to tackle them. Great authors, both of them 6mo
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I was searching for books that are motivational and this book kept popping up as one to read. I'm loving it. It is definitely inspiring me in my quest to not give up and just morph into a ball of laziness. 😅 It's so much harder these days to lose weight and get into shape now that I'm in my 40s. It can get super frustrating!
Any other books you can recommend?

mjtwo I enjoyed Born to Run and the Perfect Mile (more about runners than running, I suppose) - and watching the Olympics is pretty motivating for us! (edited) 6mo
bookishdawg Mile Markers by Kristin Armstrong 👍🏻 6mo
ItsAnotherJen @bookishdawg @mjtwo Thanks for the recommendations! 😊 I'll look into all 3 of them. 6mo
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City of Girls | Elizabeth Gilbert
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Loved this one! I can see how a person like Elizabeth Gilbert is able to create a story filled with characters that unapologetically live their lives the way they want to.
I liked Vivian. She starts off as a naive, spoiled, and lost 19 yr old girl. She leaves us as a wise 95 yr old woman who truly lived her life. What a wild and beautiful life.

TheBookHippie I loved this one. 6mo
IuliaC I really liked this one 👍 6mo
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The Shining | Stephen King
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Much more of a horror story than The Stand, but I didn't enjoy it quite as much. Still a great book to listen to as an audiobook! I'm a fan of Stephen King and all of his brilliance. I give it 4 stars.

KathyWheeler I also like the sequel, Doctor Sleep. 6mo
ItsAnotherJen @KathyWheeler That will be my next King book. 6mo
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Things You Save in a Fire | Katherine Center
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4 ⭐
I really enjoyed this, so glad I read it! It got really good in the middle. Like, really really good. I grew to really like the main character. Strong female lead, lots of interesting things happening, good characters throughout.
The ending was a little too quick. It did tie up all the loose ends. I'm glad for that. But there were a lot of loose ends and they all got tied very very quickly. 😅

Isn't this cover pretty? Love the bright colors.

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Why haven't I heard more about this series?! I first heard of it a few weeks ago and was intrigued. An underground school at a college campus designed to help kids learn to use their powers in order to become heroes.
This first book was published back in 2013, and it's the start of a five book series. It was so fun to read (all 800 pages)- I loved it. I'm very committed to reading all the books! Got to see how it all plays out now.

jeff1000 Kindly send me your contact so we can chat . 6mo
ItsAnotherJen 🤔 no. 4mo
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Red Rising | Pierce Brown
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5 stars!
I can see why people keep mentioning The Hunger Games when reviewing this book. It's more violent, does has a lot of the same elements, but there's a lot more going on in this world. Some advice- skip trying the audiobook (this is a story you need to read) and go in knowing that it will take a bit to suck you in. Once you get pulled in though, you won't be able to stop.

bookaholic1 Loved this book 6mo
Littlewolf1 This is been on my self waiting to be read... think I‘ll pick it up for next month now 6mo
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Recently, I've been exploring the bookish side of tiktok. There's a few accounts on there that have recommended this series and a bunch of other good (hot romance) recommendations that unfortunately have covers like this or titles that are just embarrassing to admit to reading. But I don't care! Its fun to mix up the type of books I read. This is surprisingly a great book! It's an easy one to get into and a hard one to set aside.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That‘s why kindles (or nooks, etc) are wonderful! No one knows what you‘re reading or can judge the book by it‘s cover. 6mo
rjsthumbelina @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I agree 100%! Though I do still buy the physical ones I really want to show off 😉 6mo
rwmg @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @rjsthumbelina One member of my bookclub told us she finished off the book in a hospital waiting room (non Covid outpatient procedure) and realised after a while that every eye in the place was turned towards her as the only one not looking at a phone or other device 😀 6mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @rwmg That‘s great! 6mo
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I really liked this one! I both read the e-book and listened to the audiobook (thanks to audible/kindle unlimited, that little perk was free and it was amazing, first time I've been able to do that) and the audio version is just as good as reading it.
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CoverToCoverGirl I frequently do an audio/read along. 🙂 7mo
ItsAnotherJen @CoverToCoverGirl I switched back and forth. Read when I could, and listened when I couldn't sit and read. It was very cool how each version kept track of where you were in the other app! 7mo
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The Stand | Stephen King
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Reading this book has lit a fire in me over the genius that is Stephen King! It's been a while since I read a book by him. He's brilliant with his characters and creates such intense stories.
This is obviously an iconic display of good vs evil...and of course you root for the 'good' side but delving into the minds of the people on the 'evil' is so very interesting.
Now I'm looking forward to reading more of King.
A great #summerread
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Becker I‘m reading this right now too! 7mo
book_em_danno My favorite King book 7mo
ItsAnotherJen @Becker Are you enjoying it?! I think I'll read The Shining next. 7mo
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ItsAnotherJen @book_em_danno For me it's tough to decide between 11/22/63 and this one as a favorite (so far)... Gunslinger is also high on my list. 7mo
Trashcanman My favorite King book 1mo
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I'll Give You the Sun | Jandy Nelson
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What a beautifully written book!
A story told from two perspectives..Jude and her twin brother Noah..in a unique and fantastical way. The way Noah sees the world in brilliant bursts of art kills me. He captures what he is feeling by making them into drawings in his mind (or on paper)- I love Noah. Actually I love all these characters! The book is very good. The storyline is interesting and keeps you guessing as you try to fill in what happened.

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Lila: A Novel | Marilynne Robinson
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I feel like this would be a good book to read when it's raining or snowing. It's such a quiet read. Like listening to a old country song or reading a poem. I kept forgetting I was reading it and would set it aside while I went back to reading an e-book or two before picking it back up.
I did like it. If I was in the right mood for it, I wouldn't of taken so long to get through it. The writing was excellent. 3.5 stars

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After | Anna Todd
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Oh. My. Gosh.
This book annoyed me to no end.
She loves him. She hates him. She loves him. She hates him. He's the best thing. He's the worst thing. He's the most amazing person she's ever met. He's the most evil human on the planet. 🤦‍♀️🙄🙈🤔 Make up your damn mind.

Deifio Why can't she make up her mind? That would drive me nuts too 7mo
ItsAnotherJen @Deifio ..because she's young, naive, and neither one of them communicates well. So they constantly assume things about the other that aren't true. I had high hopes for this book, but it just aggravated me. 7mo
aa_guer2021 That‘s usually the plot for books when there is such a couple on the cover. So I found anyway. I call them afternoon fluff. Because I can finish them in an afternoon, if I try really hard and the back-and-forth isn‘t **that** annoying and it isn‘t usually very memorable. The ones that are are an exception. It is a generalization, but really. 🤔 (edited) 7mo
NikkiM5 Lol those type of characters drive me nuts too 😂 I think I‘m too old now 7mo
CoverToCoverGirl You listed all the reasons I bailed on this one! 7mo
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Pretty good read. I'd rate it between 3 - 4 stars. Some parts were very exciting and some parts dragged. I got a little tired of the enormity of some of the details, although it was interesting to see how the characters coped with the circumstances they were dealt with.
I do wish the ending was different!

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I needed a easy book like this to jump into! I keep reading books that I have to kind of keep after. Books that I have a hard time losing myself in. But this book was a great escape! It reminded me of 'Me Before You' in how you actually really like the characters! You admire their will power and how they never stay down. Even after life keeps giving them hardships. They keep going. I like a nice tidy ending too, and this didn't disappoint.
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Dark Places: A Novel | Gillian Flynn
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Such a good #audiobook! Recommend. It was a 4 star rating for sure. I very much enjoyed all the twists and trying to figure out who did what. I kept guessing and was wrong almost every time. (Warning: Some scenes were a bit uncomfortable to get through due to the young age of a character. )
Anyone watch the movie??

Scochrane26 I‘ve read the book but didn‘t watch the movie. 8mo
Dasquirt8 The movie was pretty good! 8mo
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How to Walk Away | Katherine Center
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It's been a long time since I started a book and within a few pages was hooked. The first half was a 5 star can't-put-it-down gotta-see-what-happens type of experience. Something happened for me about halfway through, and it wasn't quite as good for some reason. So in the end, I gave it 4 stars.
A really good inspiring story with some great characters. (Kitty is a favorite!)

keys_on_fire I loved this book!! 9mo
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ItsAnotherJen
Behind Closed Doors | B. A. Paris
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Pickpick

What a great audiobook!! This is one of those that made WANT to find more things to do around the house so I could keep listening to it. So crazy..I wanted to know how this was going to end. I could not imagine being in the position Grace was in. A suspenseful read (or listen) - definitely recommend.

NikkiM5 I love audiobooks that keep me cleaning and organizing. 9mo
ItsAnotherJen @NikkiM5 Me too! Do you have any others you would recommend? 9mo
NikkiM5 @ItsAnotherJen i don‘t know what your fav genre is, but Devolution was one of the best audiobooks. I also enjoyed Stephen King‘s The Institute. 9mo
ItsAnotherJen I haven't read Devolution yet - thank you! The Institute was really good. 9mo
ItsAnotherJen @NikkiM5 ⬆️ I forgot to tag you 9mo
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