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JHSiess

JHSiess

Joined March 2018

Constant reader/book reviewer: www.jhsiess.com Attorney|Musician|Mom|Auntie|Grandauntie. Lodi, Ca FB|Twitter|Goodreads: jhsiess Insta: jhscolloquium
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How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond Fleischmann
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You Were There Too | Colleen Oakley
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⁣⁣-.,_,.-*~ 🌺 𝐀𝐥𝐨𝐡𝐚 🌺 ~*-.,_,.-⁣

Hope you're having a lovely evening. Here on Maui it's wine-thirty. Cozy on my lanai with 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝗪𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐓𝐨𝐨 by 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐎𝐚𝐤𝐥𝐞𝐲. Just started reading it & I'm already absorbed in the story. 👍 Will see what kind of sunset we have tonight . . . ⁣
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cariashley Gorgeous view!! 😍 1d
Cinfhen Lovely 1d
TrishB Beautiful ❤️ 1d
erzascarletbookgasm How lovely! Enjoy! 1d
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Cilka's Journey | Heather Morris
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░▒▓█ 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 █▓▒░⁣⁣
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Author 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐬 introduced readers to Cilka in 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐓𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐨𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐮𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐳 & follows up that bestseller with 𝐂𝐢𝐥𝐤𝐚'𝐬 𝐉𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐲, also based on harrowing real events. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

Enter to win a copy until midnight PST on 𝐒𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟏𝟗𝐭𝐡 ( U.S. addresses)⁣⁣: https://tinyurl.com/rexsuwb.

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Good Girls Lie | J. T. Ellison
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≋?≋?≋?≋?≋?≋⁣⁣
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⁣Rain, rain,⁣
Go away!⁣
Seriously?⁣
You woke me from a sound sleep today.⁣
Mama is way overdue for a pool day. ⁣

"Consoling" myself by watching football & reading ???? ????? ??? by @JTEllison.⁣

Don't feel too bad for me. ?⁣
After all, rain or shine . . . it's Maui. ??????⁣⁣⁣
And there's literally nowhere I'd rather be.

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A Minute to Midnight | David Baldacci
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In 𝐀 𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 FBI Agent Atlee Pine returns to Georgia to investigate the abduction of her twin sister. 𝐃𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐝 𝐁𝐚𝐥𝐝𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢's fast-paced thriller includes shocking plot twists. He relates her story with compassion. ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⁣⁣

Grand Central Publishing has generously provided 𝐓𝗪𝐎 𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐬 for me to give to U.S. readers. Enter until midnight PST, 𝐒𝐮𝐧., 𝐉𝐚𝐧. 𝟏𝟐𝐭𝐡: https://tinyurl.com/ydkw6n87

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This Is Not How It Ends | Rochelle B. Weinstein
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“𝐈‘𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐈 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐨. 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮‘𝐯𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 ... 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝...” 𝐈 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐲 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬, 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 ... 𝐭𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 . . . “𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐨𝐧‘𝐭 𝐚𝐥𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐡𝐲𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐠𝐨 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥.”⁣⁣⁣

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The Wives: A Novel | Tarryn Fisher
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¸„.-•~¹°”ˆ˜¨ ????? ¨˜ˆ”°¹~•-.„¸⁣

⁣⁣⁣Our lanai shelters us from the wind & rain, so I can sit outside & enjoy some coffee while reading ??? ????? by Tarryn Fisher.⁣

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"????????? ???? ??? ?????? ????? ?????? ????????? ???? ????????? ?? ??? ????? ????? ??? ????? ???? ???????."⁣

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The Shadows We Hide | Allen Eskens
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Ⓑⓞⓞⓚ Ⓡⓔⓥⓘⓔⓦ⁣
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In 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝗪𝐞 𝐇𝐢𝐝𝐞, the sequel to 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝗪𝐞 𝐁𝐮𝐫𝐲, Joe Talbert investigates the murder of the father he never knew & reckons with his family‘s past. It's a touching exploration of the myriad ways in which family histories impact us in the present, redemption, & second chances. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

⁣“𝐒𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐢𝐬𝐧‘𝐭 𝐚 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞, 𝐢𝐭‘𝐬 𝐚 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧.”⁣

https://tinyurl.com/rvb8qrc

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A Minute to Midnight | David Baldacci
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—(••÷ 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 ÷••)—⁣

⁣In the 2nd installment of FBI Agent Atlee Pine's story, 𝐀 𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭, she returns to her Georgia hometown to investigate her twin sister‘s abduction.⁣

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Grand Central Publishing has graciously provided 2 copies of 𝐀 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 for me to give to 2 U.S. readers.

Enter until midnight PST, 𝐒𝐮𝐧., 𝐉𝐚𝐧. 𝟏𝟐𝐭𝐡.: https://tinyurl.com/ydkw6n87
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`*•.¸,¤°´𝐁𝐎𝐎𝐊 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐈𝐄𝗪`°¤,¸.•*´⁣⁣⁣
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With his third thriller, 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐃𝐨𝐨𝐫, author 𝐑𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐲 𝐒𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐫 cements his reputation for delivering character-driven mysteries that move at a rapid-fire pace and deliver jaw-dropping conclusions, in spite of the numerous clues he inserts along the way. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣
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Read the full review: www.jhsiess.com

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Enter to win a copy of the work of historical fiction based upon the experiences of Lale Sokolov, a man forced to tattoo numbers on the arms of his fellow prisoners in Auschwitz. Deeply disturbing, but full of hope & inspiration, it's one of so many stories that must be told & retold . . . so that we never forget. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Enter until midnight PST on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (U.S. addresses.)

https://tinyurl.com/r3bxbj7

Texreader Great review. Nice of you to do a giveaway! I already have a copy. 2w
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The Stranger Inside | Lisa Unger
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Still a few hours left to enter to win a copy of The Stranger Inside by the incomparable Lisa Unger! ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Enter until midnight PST TONIGHT, January 1, 2020! (U.S. addresses.)

https://tinyurl.com/sy6u9s8

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Did you challenge yourself in 2019?
Did you achieve your goal?

It was close . . . but I made it! 💪📚

sprainedbrain Very nice! 🥳🥳🥳 2w
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The Life We Bury | Allen Eskens
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╰☆☆ 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 ☆☆╮⁣

The debut novel from Allen Eskens, 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝗪𝐞 𝐁𝐮𝐫𝐲, is a beautifully told story about redemption, forgiveness, & the power of truth. It's also a fast-paced mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

Enter to win a copy: https://tinyurl.com/rjsl9ht

Entries accepted until midnight PST Sun., Dec. 29, 2019. (U.S. addresses only.)

Cathythoughts This one sounds good ! I‘m not in U.S. but I‘m stacking 4w
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Cilka's Journey | Heather Morris
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Happy Sunday!

Finishing Cilka's Journey later today.⁣

Right now my @49ers are the priority!⁣ 🏈

Immediately after the game, I will be performing with the Lodi Community Band in our annual Christmas concert.⁣

Hope you're having a spectacular Sunday!

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Cilka's Journey | Heather Morris
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🦃 ℍ𝕒𝕡𝕡𝕪 𝕋𝕙𝕒𝕟𝕜𝕤𝕘𝕚𝕧𝕚𝕟𝕘 🦃

Hope you are all enjoying a day filled with love, warmth, good food, good company and . . . most, importantly, hope! Savor your blessings.

Nute Thankful for you, Ms. Janie. I hope that you had a wonderful day yesterday!🧡 2mo
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz | Heather Morris (Screenwriter)
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The twinkling of stars overhead is no longer a comfort. They merely remind him of the chasm between what life can be & what it is now. ... He always used to feel comforted by the heavenly roof of the night sky. 𝘚𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦, 𝘮𝘺 𝘧𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘸 & 𝘸𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘐 𝘢𝘮. 𝘐 𝘩𝘰𝘱𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘵 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯 𝘐 𝘤𝘢𝘯.

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Spark of Light | Jodi Picoult
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¤¸¸.•´¯`•¸¸.•..>> Giveaways

Kaylamburson Just entered, thank you!! I've been wanting to read both these books for a while! 2mo
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Never Have I Ever: A Novel | Joshilyn Jackson
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↫↫↫↫↫ GIVEAWAY ↬↬↬↬↬ ⁣

In this game, even winning can be deadly . . .

𝐍𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐇𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐈 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐫 is full of surprising plot twists, secrets revealed at deftly-plotted moments, and a shocking conclusion. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

Enter to win a copy until midnight PST on Sun., Nov. 24th: https://tinyurl.com/sdj4sqx

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Spark of Light | Jodi Picoult
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𝐉𝐨𝐝𝐢 𝐏𝐢𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐭 is known for tackling controversial subjects. 𝐀 𝐒𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝐨𝐟 𝐋𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 may be her bravest novel to date. With shocking plot twists, she explores abortion through the experiences of a compelling cast of characters. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣

Enter to win 1 of 𝘵𝘸𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘱𝘪𝘦𝘴 provided by 𝐏𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐧 𝐑𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐦 𝐇𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞 until midnight PST, Fri., Nov. 22. (U.S. addresses): https://tinyurl.com/sl3cx7f.
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🥀 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲: 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐬 🥀⁣
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Dark, atmospheric, & haunting, 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐅𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐔𝐩𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐬 by 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐚 𝐉𝐞𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 will keep you reading well past your bedtime with a fascinating cast of characters & a compelling mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣
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Enter to win 1 of 𝘵𝘸𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘱𝘪𝘦𝘴, graciously provided by 𝐀𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚 𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬, until midnight PST, Sun., November 17th. (U.S. addresses): ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣https://tinyurl.com/rlwmc9r.

Cinfhen Sounds good 2mo
Djspens Thank you so much for the book! Can't wait to read this one, it sounds so good! 2mo
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📖 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲: 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐬 📖⁣⁣
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𝐑𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐭 𝐁𝐫𝐲𝐧𝐝𝐳𝐚's Detective Erika Foster series is engrossing & intriguing. The 3rd installment, 𝐃𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝗪𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫, can be read as a stand-alone. Erika struggles emotionally as she investigates a very cold case. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

Enter to win one of two copies provided by Grand Central Publishing until midnight PST, Sun., Nov. 10th (U.S. & Canadian addresses): https://tinyurl.com/y6szvfmt

bookaholic1 I tried to enter, and it's for the USA only😥😥😥 2mo
JHSiess @bookaholic1 U.S. & Canada. 2mo
bookaholic1 @JHSiess ok will try again 2mo
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Old Bones | Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
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☠ 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲: 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐬 ☠⁣
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𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐧 & 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 fans know they alway deliver a fast-paced mystery with twists, turns, & eclectic supporting characters. 𝐎𝐥𝐝 𝐁𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐬 features 2 women who find themselves in a dangerous predicament & must think fast to survive. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

Enter to win a copy, provided by 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐏𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠, until midnight PST, Sun., Nov. 3rd: https://tinyurl.com/y58d6jdl
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The Poison Garden | A. J. Banner
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📖 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲: 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐬 📖⁣
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There's still time to enter to win the new psychological thriller by 𝐀.𝐉.𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫! 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐆𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐧 is an atmospheric, twisty mystery.

Enter to win one of two signed copies, graciously provided by the author, until midnight PDT tomorrow, Sunday, October 27th.⁣ (U.S. only.)

https://tinyurl.com/yxccyub3

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The Poison Garden | A. J. Banner
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📖 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲: 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐬 📖⁣
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It's publucation day for 𝐀.𝐉.𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫! 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐆𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐧 is now available! It's an atmospheric, twisty mystery with an unreliable narrator & a shocking conclusion.⭐⭐⭐⭐

Enter to win one of two signed copies, graciously provided by the author, until midnight PDT, Sunday, October 27th.⁣ (U.S. only.)

https://tinyurl.com/yxccyub3

Cinfhen Sounds good 3mo
Cathythoughts It does sound really good 👍🏻 3mo
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The Poison Garden | A. J. Banner
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A.J. Banner, author of the upcoming 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐆𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐧, is my special guest. Solitude & a place to write without interruptions are critical to a writer's success. Read about A.J.'s solution -- a unique office under the trees on her wooded property -- in 𝘌𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘖𝘭𝘥 𝘪𝘴 𝘕𝘦𝘸 𝘈𝘨𝘢𝘪𝘯: https://tinyurl.com/yxr8ckzg

Tomorrow I'll review 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐆𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐧, & you can enter to win your own copy.

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Nobody's Wife | Laura Pearson
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣⁣
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Laura Pearson shares 𝐎𝐧 𝐒𝐮𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝗪𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐫 about writing a novel about a young mother with breast cancer . . . right after being a pregnant young mother with breast cancer.⁣ 𝐈 𝗪𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐨 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰 is her fictional account of a young mother facing unspeakable tragedy. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

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Missing Pieces | Laura Pearson
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣
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Laura Pearson's deeply moving novel was inspired by her battle with breast cancer while pregnant. Again she demonstrates her powerful, yet restrained writing style relating the story of a young mother facing unspeakable tragedy. The book will rip your ❤ out but fill you with love & hope for a little girl. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

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📚📚 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📚📚 ⁣⁣
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Two authors.⁣
Two parallel narratives.⁣
Two copies of 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐋𝐢𝐥𝐚 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐬 by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke up for grabs! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

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One Night Gone | Tara Laskowski
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📚📚 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘𝐒 📚📚 ⁣

📖 One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski: Enter until midnight PDT on Monday, September 30, 2019 ⁣

📖 The Escape Room by Megan Goldin: TWO copies ~~ Enter by midnight PDT on Tuesdat, October 1, 2019, courtesy of St. Martin's Press⁣

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Escape Room | Megan Goldin
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📚📚 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘𝐒 📚📚 ⁣

📖 The Nanny by Gilly MacMillan: Enter until midnight PDT on September 28, 2019 ⁣

📖 One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski: Enter until midnight PDT on September 30, 2019 ⁣

📖 The Escape Room by Megan Goldin: TWO copies ~~ Enter by midnight PDT on October 1, 2019, courtesy of St. Martin Press⁣

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One Night Gone | Tara Laskowski
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𝐎𝐧𝐞 𝐍𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐆𝐨𝐧𝐞 is an impressive debut thriller by 𝐓𝐚𝐫𝐚 𝐋𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐨𝐰𝐬𝐤𝐢. Two women are lost three decades apart -- one quite literally, while the other has lost her way. For her, solving the mystery of the other's disappearance 30 years ago is the key to her self-actualization & redemption. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣

I am giving away a copy. Enter until midnight PDT, 𝐌𝐨𝐧., 𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭. 𝟑𝟎, 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗. (U.S. only): https://tinyurl.com/yy7k588k

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The Escape Room | Megan Goldin
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📖 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 📖⁣

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐄𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐩𝐞 𝐑𝐨𝐨𝐦, 𝐌𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐧 𝐆𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧's debut thriller, is a relentless, savvy indictment of American workplaces &, more specifically, Wall Street. Greed, corruption, misogyny, sexism . . . & a jaw-dropping conclusion make it a compelling mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

St. Martins Press has provided 𝐓𝗪𝐎 𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐞𝐬! (U.S. only.) Enter until midnight PDT on 𝐓𝐮𝐞𝐬., 𝐎𝐜𝐭. 𝟏𝐬𝐭: https://tinyurl.com/yyzwqhmh

everfree7 I‘m literally about to start it! 4mo
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The Nanny | Gilly Macmillan
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⁣📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐍𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐲 is a gothic thriller from 𝐆𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐌𝐚𝐜𝐌𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐧 set at an old English manor featuring unreliable narrators, a decades-old mystery, & unpredictable lot twists. And it's a character-driven, touching examination of a mother-daughter relationship gone awry. Can it be salvaged? ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣

Enter to win a copy until midnight PDT, 𝐒𝐚𝐭., 𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭. 𝟐𝟖, 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗 (U.S. only)⁣: https://tinyurl.com/y3ardqca

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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐋𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐧 is 𝐌𝐞𝐠 𝗪𝐚𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐭𝐨𝐧'𝐬 beautiful homage to the Kindertransports - thousands of innocent children were secreted out of Nazi-occupied Europe by a brave woman who helped them escape. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

Harper Collins has provided 2 copies. Enter until 𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐏𝐃𝐓, 𝗪𝐞𝐝., 𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭. 𝟐𝟓, 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗 (U.S. residents):
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Thirteen | Steve Cavanagh
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣⁣⁣
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The plot of 𝐓𝐡𝟏𝐫𝐭𝟑𝐞𝐧 is uniquely clever & brilliantly executed. Author 𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐯𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐡 is an attorney so most of the investigative, police procedure, & courtroom details are accurate. It's suspenseful. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣
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Flatiron Books has generously provided 𝐓𝗪𝐎 copies to give away! (U.S. residents.)⁣⁣⁣
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Enter until midnight PDT on Tues., 𝘚𝘦𝘱𝘵. 𝟸𝟹, 𝟸𝟶𝟷𝟿: https://tinyurl.com/y6mc9g7t

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The Escape Room | Megan Goldin
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Look who is visiting paradise for the first time! Didn't get much reading done today! My nephew, wife, & girls arrived -- picked them up at the airport & played with this cutie while mom & big sis made the Costco run. ❤ Reading will resume this evening.

julesG 😍 4mo
Nebklvr Looking pretty mellow 4mo
Ruthiella What a 🥰 cutie pie! 4mo
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𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐑 until midnight PDT 𝐓𝐎𝐍𝐈𝐆𝐇𝐓 to win Caitlin Rother's meticulously researched, timely & thought-provoking updated edition of 𝐃𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐤𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠. Skylar Deleon murdered Tom & Jackie Hawks to use their money for gender confirmation surgery. Now 𝘴𝘩𝘦 sits on death row receiving hormone therapy & the State of California's taxpayers may have to foot the bill for the surgery.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣⁣⁣

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Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter
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𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘!⁣⁣⁣

Calling all Karin Slaughter fans! Here's your chance to win a copy of 𝐏𝐢𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐞𝐫, another fast-paced thriller that will keep you guessing! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣

⁣I am giving away the copy of 𝐏𝐢𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐞𝐫 provided to me by Harper Collins to a lucky U.S. resident. Enter until midnight PDT on Thursday, September 19, 2019: https://tinyurl.com/y5e6c8db
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Caitlin Rother is a NYT bestselling author/investigative journalist. Her true crime books are page-turners, meticulously researched, & deeply thought-provoking. She just released an updated edition of 𝐃𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐤𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠, a chilling acct. of a horrific crime & the shocking motivations for it. It includes the controversial latest developments in the case. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣⁣

Enter until midnight PDT on Sun., 9/15: https://tinyurl.com/y32hlyvq

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Reading on quiet weekend mornings is the best, isn't it? Doors & windows are open, & I'm enjoying the chill in the air. My backyard is again covered in leaves, even though the gardener just raked on Friday. 🍃🍂🍁 Forecast is for lovely days ahead . . . right up until I leave on vacation. Hopefully, when I return, autumn will be fully upon us & I will miss any last 100+ degree days. 😎

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The Last Widow: A Novel | Karin Slaughter
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣⁣⁣⁣
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𝐊𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧 𝐒𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐞𝐫 brings back agent Will Trent & medical examiner Sara Linton in 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝗪𝐢𝐝𝐨𝐰, a terrifyingly plausible contemporary thriller. 🌟🌟🌟🌟⁣⁣⁣⁣

⁣⁣⁣⁣I am passing on the copy provided me by Harper Collins Publishing to a lucky U.S. resident.⁣⁣⁣⁣
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Enter by 𝘮𝘪𝘥𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘗𝘋𝘛 𝘵𝘰𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘳𝘰𝘸 𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵, 𝘔𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘢𝘺, 𝘚𝘦𝘱𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘦𝘳 𝟿𝘵𝘩: https://tinyurl.com/y4dwprdj

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Once Upon a River | Diane Setterfield
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣

𝐎𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐔𝐩𝐨𝐧 𝐚 𝐑𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫 by 𝐃𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐞 𝐒𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐢𝐞𝐥𝐝 combines folklore, science, magic, and myth. It sweeps readers along on a current of charmingly eloquent storytelling as powerful as the flow of a river. 🌟🌟🌟🌟⁣

The generous folks at Simon & Shuster have provided a copy for me to give to a lucky U.S. resident.⁣

Enter by midnight PDT tomorrow night, Sunday, September 8: https://tinyurl.com/y6og4n2q

CBee Entered! I think 😂 4mo
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Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter
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The morning fog hadn't burned off, but the brisk air & hot coffee made it a perfect spot to read.

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Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter
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Took a mini-vacation before my actual vacation. 😎 Since my last visit, my go-to resort in Pismo Beach added a Little Free Library! Wish I'd known . . . I would have brought them some books.
Isn't it cute? #littlefreelibrary #pismobeach

DrawingSustenance That is so cute!🥰 4mo
marleed I like how they did the shelving to allow for some tall books! 4mo
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The Current: A Novel | Tim Johnston
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⁣⁣⁣"???? ??? ??????? & ???? ??? 1 ???? ?? ??????, ... ??? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????, ... & ??? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ????‘? ??????? ?? ?? ... ????? ??? ? ??????? & ??? ???? ?? ?? ?????? & ??? ??????‘? ???? ??."⁣

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One Good Deed | David Baldacci
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘! 📖⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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#1 NYT bestseller! 𝐎𝐧𝐞 𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐃𝐞𝐞𝐝 by 𝐃𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐝 𝐁𝐚𝐥𝐝𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢 launches a new series. Aloysius Archer is an ex-con who insists he didn't commit the crime for which he did time. Hero or flimflam man? It's a stylish mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣
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From Grand Central Publishing I have 𝐓𝗪𝐎 copies to give away (U.S. or Canadia).⁣⁣⁣
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Things You Save in a Fire | Katherine Center
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘 📖⁣⁣⁣⁣
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Things You Save in a Fire, by Katherine Center, is a #NYTbestseller! It's about empowerment, & finding and living your own truth, and manages to be thought-provoking & powerful while, at times, hilarious and full of hope. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣⁣
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I am passing on the copy provided me by ⁣⁣⁣St. Martin's Press to a lucky U.S. resident!⁣⁣

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The Current: A Novel | Tim Johnston
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📚📚📚 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘𝐒! ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣📚📚📚⁣⁣
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Enter to win THREE wonderful books!⁣⁣⁣
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📖 𝐎𝐧𝐞 𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐃𝐞𝐞𝐝 by David Baldacci courtesy of Grand Central Publishing (2 copies!)⁣⁣⁣
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📖 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐒𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐞 by Katherine Center⁣⁣⁣
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📖 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐮𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭 by Tim Johnston (Autographed!)⁣⁣⁣
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The Current: A Novel | Tim Johnston
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘! 📖⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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𝐓𝐢𝐦 𝐉𝐨𝐡𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐧, author of 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐮𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭, appeared at the University of the Pacific during his recent book tour. I had the pleasure of meeting Tim & expressing my love of the book, an eloquent, haunting, poignant mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣
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Enter to win an 𝘢𝘶𝘵𝘰𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘱𝘩𝘦𝘥 𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘥𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘤𝘰𝘱𝘺 (U.S. residents) until midnight PDT Sun., Sept. 1: ⁣
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BarbaraBB Great giveaway! Too bad I am in Europe, this book has been on my wishlist since its publication! 5mo
MyNamesParadise Oh wow!! The Decent is one of my favorite books and I received the Current as a giveaway and I‘m eager to read it. You‘re so lucky you got to see him! 5mo
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One Good Deed | David Baldacci
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📖 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝗪𝐀𝐘! 📖⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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It's a #1 NYT bestseller & deservedly so! You have a chance to win 𝐎𝐧𝐞 𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐃𝐞𝐞𝐝 by 𝐃𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐝 𝐁𝐚𝐥𝐝𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢, the 1st volume in his new series. It's a stylish noir mystery. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣⁣⁣
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Grand Central Publishing has generously provided 𝐓𝗪𝐎 copies for me to give to lucky U.S. or Canadian residents.⁣⁣⁣
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Enter until midnight PDT on Sunday, Sept. 1st: https://tinyurl.com/y4mj8aw6.

Reggie I know I‘ve said it before, but you have one of the best book models!! Lol 5mo
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