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LoverOfLearning

LoverOfLearning

Joined March 2019

I have my Masters in Forensic Psychology 📚👩‍🎓📖 goodreads.com/beccaboo22
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Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough
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Seven Days In June by Tia Williams
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The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
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House of Leaves by Mark Z Danielewski
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Chasing the Boogeyman | Richard Chizmar
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Ohhhh okay now this is my kinda spooky season story. 🌚👹🕴🏽

A small town being terrorized by a madman, a serial killer on the loose and he's only getting started.

A psychological crime thriller that will be nightmare inducing!

#LMPBC round 3

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A hard hitting book about cultural superstitions, unbreakable bonds, destiny, family conflict, and a forbidden romance.

A brilliant read. I don't know how the author was able to organize all of these different elements and still present them beautifully.

A solid 4 star read as I had to rush through the ending a bit. This books deserves a reread to capture all the nuances of the story and characters.

I would love to see this as a movie.

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My dad is a drummer and we bond over our love for The Foo Fighters and Mr. Grohl.

So so happy we got to see them in concert a few years ago. 💗 RIP Taylor. 🙏

Great entertaining audiobook so far!

Suet624 Same here. Saw them at Fenway Park. I love Dave and miss Taylor 😫 2w
LoverOfLearning @Suet624 devastating 😢 I got to see them at Wrigly Field ! 2w
Suet624 How funny we both saw them at groovy baseball fields. 2w
LoverOfLearning @Suet624 🥰🥰🥰 2w
Suet624 A poor choice of words on my part. Iconic baseball parks is more like it. 2w
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Seven Days In June | Tia Williams
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Working my way through this audiobook 😍🥰

I can definitely see where the hype is. I'm really enjoying it so far about 40% done.

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The Night Tiger | Yangsze Choo
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Started this work of art 😍 I mean the cover is just stunning. This was my pick for this months bookclub with my friends.

A gorgeous piece of magical realism. A story of forbidden love, adventure, superstition, danger, mystery, and ambition.

I predict this will be my favorite read of the year so far.

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The Magpies | Mark Edwards
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Mehso-so

Solid 3.5 stars here! A creepy thriller that kept me guessing!

I enjoyed the story line overall but I was hoping for a more engaging ending / polt twist to lead into the next book in the series.

The real bummer for me was how he wrote his characters. I was unable to relate to any of them personally.

Hope you enjoy it. Sending it to on to you @HeathHof #LMPBC

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Oh noo! I think I sent my book to @rsteve388 instead of @heathhoff. It's been days and I just now realized. Oh no I'm so sorry. I messed that up. I was sick and sent someone to mail it for me without thinking.

Since I'm #3 I should've sent to #4.....

Also @Maggie4483 I have not received your book yet I don't believe.

rsteve388 I was just coming in here to say this I can mail it forward this weekend! 2mo
LoverOfLearning @rsteve388 play wonderful thanks! When I mail my book to you then I will put in some cash. Thanks for being a good sport 2mo
HeathHof Just saw this..I'll keep a peep out for it 2mo
LoverOfLearning @HeathHof I juat got it back from the mail. Is it okay if I send it to you at the end so we can keep on with the other books we're reading? Who do I send that to rsteve? Since you would have mailed it to her right. 1mo
HeathHof Hi, yes I am good with that and yes, it would go to Rachel. 1mo
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The Fortune Teller: A Novel | Gwendolyn Womack
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If you like a novel with mystery, travel, magic, a history of tarot cards and a love story that spans over centuries this is the story for you!

This kept my attention the whole way through. I loved it.

#letterF #alphebetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 🌅 2mo
these_dreams Adding to my TBR list!! 2mo
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The Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller
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Enjoying this book for a 2nd time. One of my favorites.

This time I'm listening to it over Libby but I will say I loved reading the physical book more. The details of the story and of the characters just felt more meaningful.

But absolutely
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟

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Nothing like a funny yet shocking short story collection to read between your other long reads.

Solid 4 stars from me.

#letterE #alphebetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty!! This is on my list! 2mo
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Loved the dualing timelines of this story and the realism and the chillingness of the writing.

An excellent historical fiction novel that is now being made into a TV show..... maybe with Keanu Reeves. Uhm yes please. 😏

#letterD #alphebetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

KathyWheeler I love this book — I came for the serial killer aspect but stayed for the architecture story. I didn‘t expect that at all. 2mo
LoverOfLearning @KathyWheeler perfect way to describe this book! 2mo
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I'm sorry but this has to be my pick!

Oh man, I loved reading only the super embarrassing stories and then just laughing and celebrating that it wasn't me in that situation!

This and the teen magazines were life. 😅

#letterC #alphebetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

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Another brilliant piece of non-fiction. A journalist documents life, death, and hope of people living in a Mumbi Undercity. Katherine shares the story of individuals who experience these wretched and inhumane living conditions.

I studied this book in undergrad. Another must read. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

#letterB #Alphabetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 🧡📚 2mo
tokorowilliamwallace I found this one recently at an Ollies! Hope I'll be in the mood for it before the end of the year. 2mo
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A brilliant piece of undercover investigative journalism centering on the history and ultimately the systematic trauma within for-profit prisons. He is the first person to publicly exploit this failing system.

Yes, the book is as captivating and eye-opening as the decription above. I was hooked from page 1. A must read. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

#letterA #alphebetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing! 2mo
tokorowilliamwallace Have you read from Angela Y. Davis and her thoughts on this? I think her writing would pair with this very well. 2mo
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Finally! Finally reading this masterpiece.

Shoutout to Libby for having this graphic novel on the app. I'm already so in love with it and I know I will cry at the end. Tears of happiness if you will. ❤

UwannaPublishme Love this book! 🙌🏻 2mo
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Can we just admire this book cover. Brilliant a 200 / 10 and the story inside? I bet it will be right up my alley.

I love dark science and curious death stories like this. I predict a 5 star listen.

I need to order a copy for my shelf!

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I appreciate some good sleuthing and a fresh perspective on unsolved murders and on some likely wrongful convictions. An interesting yet troubling recap of murders that occurred in the 1900s. Combining fact and research Bill James possibly identifies The Man from the Train.

This was long and repetitive via audiobook so I give this a 3.5 stars. But I mean the effort and research that went into this I respect so i give this a thumbs up. 💯

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Part 2! I like these little short stories!

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Damn that ending got me! 🥲

Wow, brilliant writing and a strong theme throughout.

The questions remain who are we, what are we capable of, and how could we have done it better?

12 hours until Ansels execution as he reflects on his past as 3 females evaluate his existence.

5 out 5.

MysticFaerie I really enjoyed this book! 2mo
LoverOfLearning @MysticFaerie I was gonna give it a 4 until that ending. Describing the victims in an alternative universe. 5 stars right there. ! 2mo
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Wanting to finish this audiobook on Libby..... but wow it is long. It's been on the back burner for months and I just picked it back up again. It is very interesting but a bit repetitive.

I appreciate the speculation especially when it's surrounding unsolved crimes. A discussion on how many murders the man from the train committed across the us and how many wrongful arrests were made. Eye opening really!

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The Cuckoo's Calling | Robert Galbraith
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@rsteve388 @Maggie4483 @HeathHof

Just finished this for my first ever #LMPBC!

Hmm I feel like this didn't quite hit the goal for a thrill read but the suspense was definitely present by the end.

I enjoy a good crime fiction every once in while and I was not disappointed by this at all. It kept me intrigued but it was a bit long. Which scares me because the next books in the series are even longer! 😳

Solid 4.25 star. Hope you like it too!

Coleen I was not completely sold on this first book of the series either. But each subsequent book gets better and better! 2mo
LoverOfLearning @Coleen ohh good to hear! I have the next 2 on my shelf! 2mo
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The Broken Girls | Simone St James
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Solid ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

The audiobook kept me intrigued but there was no wow factor ultimately because the story connected too smoothly to have any major plot twist. I liked the ending but it definitely left me wanting more.

Overall I enjoyed it and would read more from this author.

she.hearts.horror The Sun Down Motel is really good! 2mo
LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry will definitely read! 2mo
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The Broken Girls | Simone St James
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Listening to this on Audible.

Only reading thriller / creepy books this month. Halloween is my favorite season and I'm celebrating a few months early. ☠️🌚🔎🖤🕵‍♀️👻 or as the call it summerween.

KathyWheeler I loved this book. 2mo
LoverOfLearning @KathyWheeler the audiobook is very well produced! 2mo
LoverOfLearning @KathyWheeler im 30% done! I'm definitely hooked! 2mo
KathyWheeler @LoverOfLearning I‘m so glad you‘re enjoying it! 2mo
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Kindred | Octavia Butler
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I mean WOW. I'm not sure how to process this book.

A modern day women who get pulled back into slavery and is on a mission to honor her values, her ancestry, and to save a young boy.

I had to battle my own morals and ask myself what would I do.

Just wow! A classic must read. And a brilliant insight and discussion on interracial relationships as well. 👏

she.hearts.horror One of my favorites. It‘s actually a show now too. I don‘t know if it started yet. 2mo
LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry u didn't realize but I'm not suprised! I'll have to look it up! 2mo
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House of Leaves | Mark Z Danielewski
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Ever so slllooowwwwllllyyyy making my way through this fascinating and spell binding book.

I currently have 2 bookmarks in it to stay on track! I love this writing style it keeps me on the edge of my seat for sure. But definitely have to read other books in between reading this so I don't lose my sanity to the house of leaves!

she.hearts.horror Oh my. It‘s on my list. I‘m scared that you need 2 bookmarks 😭 2mo
LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry definitely a fascinating read ! I reccomended at least trying it! 2mo
LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry and honestly it's much easier to read than you think! Its not too complicated to get through as it tells you how to read it ultimately The second book mark was to mark my place in the appendix in the back. A fun read for sure! 2mo
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she.hearts.horror I will but I think I want a REAL book now. Some things aren‘t meant for kindle lol 2mo
LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry oh yeah no! No kindle for this one 🤣 2mo
she.hearts.horror @LoverOfLearning sounds like it would definitely be a set up 😂 2mo
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The Cuckoo's Calling | Robert Galbraith
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Started this book for my first ever round of #LMPBC.

This book has been on my shelf for 2 years!
I love the drama of a criminal investigation book so i predict a 4 star read!

When troubled model Lula Landry falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case.

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Kindred | Octavia Butler
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Just started this historical science fiction novel. I'm listening to the audiobook and I'm only 3 chapters in but I am hooked.

Wow. This is going to be a hard hitting masterpiece. I need to prepare myself for all the emotions.

Daisey It‘s so good! 3mo
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The Book of Cold Cases | Simone St. James
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@rsteve388 @Maggie4483 @HeathHof

The choices for #LMPBC what do you think?

rsteve388 I have read both the Book of Cold Cases and to catch a killer. I would love to read Rebecca or the other. 3mo
LoverOfLearning @rsteve388 I think I want to read the Cuckoos Calling! :) 3mo
rsteve388 I meant Catch and Kill.. 3mo
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LoverOfLearning @rsteve388 I understood! No worried 3mo
HeathHof I haven't read any of these and am good with whatever 3mo
LoverOfLearning @rsteve388 @HeathHof I started The Cuckoos Calling. Heard a lot of good reviews on it and it's now a TV show. 3mo
brittanythebookdragon Rebecca is great! And I‘ll always ready anything written by Simone St James! 3mo
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Just signed up for my first ever #LMPBC.

I mean I love a good marked up book! I can't wait to see what books I'll get to read! Going to be fun!

Sign up with me! Should be an interesting next few months!

@suvata

Laughterhp Oo first time ever! It‘s so fun! 4mo
julieclair Last round was my first time ever. I loved it! So much so that I signed up for 2 groups this time around. Enjoy!! 3mo
LoverOfLearning @Laughterhp I love the concept! Definitely excited for the next 4 months of reading. They chose great books. 3mo
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Book Lovers | Emily Henry
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Listening to this on Libby... I actually am not liking it so far.

30% in. I'll finish the book but oof I'm not sure about this. I'm not liking the main character but I think that's the point. I'm guessing their will be dramatic character growth.

Prairiegirl_reading I‘m on page 20 and already considering bailing for the same reason. 🫤 4mo
LoverOfLearning @Prairiegirl_reading oh no! Ha! I'm gonna stick it out only for her sister. That character is sweet. Lol. 4mo
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Listened to this one on Audiobook pretty decent production I would say.

Overall not my ideal genre of book but it kept my interest. I definitely thought this book would be more of a mystery but it was more fantasy and plot building. A middle of the road type of book for me no major wow moments.

I think there's also a movie being filmed for this. I'd be interested in seeing it.

3.5 stars.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir
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Slowing working my way through this! 15% done! Hey-o!!!

Just starting work number 4: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. I love it. Each story is so interesting, clever, humorous, and puzzling.

SRWCF I love, love, love Sherlock Holmes! And that is one beautiful volume you have there. Enjoy! 4mo
LoverOfLearning @SRWCF a prized possession for sure! 😍 Barnes and Noble! And thanks!! 4mo
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How Not to Die Alone | Richard Roper
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Hmm I don't think I am the intended audience for this book and besides that the writing style was just odd.

I didn't like this book for many reasons. But I think the biggest reason was because the story slowed down during irrelevant parts and completely flew through the parts that were the most interesting and most relevant to the plot. I was so frustrated.

Oh and the ending.... I wanted romance, it gave nothing.

2.5 stars, sorry.

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Just ordered this from my local library.

I know I will devour this. I have my masters in Forensic Psychology and I am fascinated by any topics surrounding the psyche of a criminal, of their background, of the death penalty, and of media surrounding true crime.

This is a fictional story of a man evaluting his life with 12 hours to live and a story of 3 women's experiences watching him grow up and chance.

I predict a 5 star read.

perfectsinner I liked it pretty well. I think I gave it 4 stars 4mo
MysticFaerie I was also taking criminology/psychology before I got sick... (a long time ago). I'm looking forward to reading this book, as well. I am waiting for my copy to come in from the library. Can't wait! 4mo
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What an odd book so far. I can't tell if I hate it or if I'll love it. I've never read a dark fantasy book before. But it's a short listen so I'll continue with it.

It tells the story of a man who returns to Sussex for a funeral and then finds himself driving "randomly" to the scenes of his childhood. He is drawn to the Hempstock farmhouse wherein, he remembers, there lived three generations of powerful and mysterious Hempstock women.

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The Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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Okay I had noooo idea this book was that 🌶🍑🍆

But I LOVED it. I couldn't get through the audiobook fast enough. The story, the characters, the representation, the spiciness.

Perfect ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I can't wait to read the other books following the other members of Michael's family.

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How Not to Die Alone | Richard Roper
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Definitely some funky lines in this book yet it's still struggling to keep my attention. I'll keep pushing through. I'm predicting a 3 star read.

But wow it is nice out. Not too hot, not too cold,m not too windy! So nice to get some fresh air. 🏡🌳🌤

MyNamesParadise I really enjoyed the book. Stick with it and I hope you enjoy it too! 5mo
LoverOfLearning @MyNamesParadise okay great! Will do! I'll read some more tonight! 5mo
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Listening to this short and sweet audiobook.

I'm expecting a good laugh!

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Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus | Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Mehso-so

Finished! A story within a story with in a story. Definitely not at all what I was expecting.

To be honest, I loved the concept and the depth of the story but found myself either confused or missing details over and over. Im not even sure what happened at the end... 😪😬

I listened to it on audiobook but this classic deserves to be held physically and cherished. I'll have to read it again!

Solid 3.5 stars because I missed a lot of detail.

Ruthiella I think the ending was a little open ended-the monster sails off on a ice floe - maybe he survives? Room for a sequel...probably someone has already written it! 5mo
LoverOfLearning @Ruthiella yeah it was so so hard to focus on the audiobook at times. I had to relisten to the ending like 3 times and eventually I gave up. I more or less the gist of it. HA And yeah I'm sure someone has! 5mo
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How Not to Die Alone | Richard Roper
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What 🤣🤣🤣 this so far from the plot.

Im so confused. Lmao.

Texreader “Happily punch a puffin”. 🤔 Now that‘s stirs the imagination 5mo
LoverOfLearning @Texreader hah right?! 5mo
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Unmasked: Memoir | PAUL. HOLES
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A look into the capture and unmasking of The Golden State Killer and the unmasking of cold case investigator Paul Holes. This book details Paul's journey with anxiety, PTSD, and panic attacks in the aftermath of facing some of the worst crime scenes in history.

Still amazed I got to see him speak live last month at his book talk. He even signed my copy of this book!

A well-witten story focused on the consequences of reality. 4.5 stars

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Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman
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My bookclubs pick of the month!! This is somewhat outside my reading comfort zone but I think this will be a great book! I love the Avengers and I'm excited to see where some of the characters were inspired!

Also my local library gave me a free muffin. Heck yes. 💯

eeclayton I loved this one. Also, it's just beautiful to look at! 😍 5mo
LoverOfLearning @eeclayton I agree the cover is great! 5mo
Fr3NcHtOaSt Hoping you like this book. I have a signed copy I got on release day and every time I read it, i just find something else I missed. Huge norse mythology fan 5mo
LoverOfLearning @Fr3NcHtOaSt awesome! Ill start it probably after the week and I'll let you know my thoughts! 5mo
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Ha got a good laugh at this one! The world be a better place by far!

julesG As long as I don't have to do 10 selfies for every book I read/take photos of. 😉 5mo
BookDragonNotWorm I love this! Post it on Facebook, though, and you might start a war! 😂 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yes!!!!!!!! 5mo
LoverOfLearning @julesG hahah right! 5mo
LoverOfLearning @BookDragonNotWorm or instagram! I believe it! 5mo
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Unmasked: Memoir | PAUL. HOLES
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What a great experience!

Met author and retired detective Paul Holes who had a hand in helping to solve the cold case of the Golden State Killer.

He had me laughing but at times he gave goose bumps across my spine. The work he has put in to help bring these many victims justice is just outstanding. But all things come with a cost, including mental health, which is what Paul discusses in his memoir.

Just released today! Can't wait to read!

vivastory How fun! I've had my eye on this one 👍 5mo
LoverOfLearning @vivastory I'm sure I'll have it read in a matter of days! Going to start it now and im sure stay up way too late. 😆 5mo
Chelsea.Poole Sounds like a great time! 5mo
Jess I‘m so jealous you got to see him speak. Just finished this book and it was excellent! 5mo
LoverOfLearning @Jess was pretty exciting! But his talk went by fast. I'm finally getting into the book. 😪 been such a long last few days. Happy to finally sit down and read. 5mo
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Unmasked: Memoir | PAUL. HOLES
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Never been to a live book talk before. So excited!

Chelsea.Poole I just checked this out from the library today. Enjoy! 😊 (edited) 5mo
KathyWheeler Have fun! 5mo
LoverOfLearning @Chelsea.Poole thanks you too! 5mo
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LoverOfLearning @KathyWheeler was awesome!! Getting my book signed now 5mo
KathyWheeler @LoverOfLearning I‘m glad you had a good time. 5mo
TheDaysGoBy Paul Holes! I‘m sure that must‘ve been so great to listen to him 5mo
LoverOfLearning @TheDaysGoBy he and Rebecca Makkai (who interviewed him) were hysterical together. Had everyone laughing. Some serious topics were discussed as well and I had goose bumps across my body. Was a great discussion to sit in on! 5mo
TheDaysGoBy That‘s so cool! I love listening to him on the Murder Squad podcast. Forgot he had a book coming out - may have to add it to my TBR 5mo
LoverOfLearning @TheDaysGoBy hahah see I'm the opposite I knew he had a book coming out and that he had some TV publicity but I just discovered his podcast yesterday. 🤣 5mo
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Bibliophile: Diverse Spines | Jane Mount, Jamise Harper
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Found this gorgeous reading journal at Barnes and Noble earlier today.

It's on my list to purchase soon! 😍

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How Not to Die Alone | Richard Roper
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Single as a Pringle. HA

But seriously send help 🙄 😒

Megabooks This was a weird one for me! 6mo
EKonrad Oh, I loved this one! 😊 6mo
LoverOfLearning @Megabooks yeah very odd and definitely dragged on. I don't think I was the intended audience. I nearly DNFd it multiple times. 4mo
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Rebeca / Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier
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Currently at a loss for words about my feelings for this book.

I thoroughly enjoyed it and loved the suspense, but the ending and my feelings about the characters... I have no idea! Ha I'll have to sleep on it.

My book club meeting is coming up in a week so hopefully I have my thoughts in order!

Regardless, I give it a solid 4.5 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 I thought the writing was clever and very anxiety invoking.

What did you think?

Cazxxx I‘ve read it twice and loved it both times. So atmospheric 🖤 6mo
Ruthiella I love the twists in this story! 6mo
LoverOfLearning @Cazxxx Yes incredibly atmospheric and feeling invoking. Masterful writing! 6mo
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LoverOfLearning @Ruthiella Yes! The first major plot twist I did predict, but I did not mind at all! II still felt every bit of suspense this book offered. Loved it. And it's my name... so I have to love it right! HA (edited) 6mo
MinnieTimperley Loved this book. I need to read more of her work. 6mo
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This was my first Riley Sager! Cross that off my list!

A game of cat and mouse is about to play out. Josh is a stranger driving Charlie home from college. A stranger who may be the Campus Killer. In order to win, Charlie must do only one thing . . . survive the night.

I liked the concept of this story a lot but it definitely fell flat for me. And like the last thriller I read I found it predictable.

I was happy for the quick read.

3.5 stars.

Twainy It‘s my least favorite. So it would only get better for you 😁 6mo
LoverOfLearning @Twainy which one by him was your favorite? 6mo
Twainy Hmmm Home Before Dark or Lock Every Door. Solid 4+ stars. Popcorn reading! Easy entertainment. 6mo
BookDragonNotWorm I like his other books, but this one was disappointing. 6mo
LoverOfLearning @Twainy I'll check them out! 6mo
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Cozy on my couch with a book in hand!

Just picked this one up! Hoping for a quick scare!

Thoughts?

Smartypants Finished that one a few months ago and it was awesome! Couldn‘t put it down. Now, it‘s not great literature but the escapism was awesome!! 6mo
LoverOfLearning @Smartypants I'll have to.let you know thoughts once I finish it! So far I'm 40 pages in. :) 6mo
she.hearts.horror I found this book very underwhelming — especially considering the author was a film major. It was also really unclear who his target audience was. While I understand that the timing of the book had to be when cell phones didn‘t exist, the film references seemed generations before anyone in his reading demographic would be really familiar. 6mo
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LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry I have so far been thinking the same thing! It's keeping me interested so far at least. Well see how the rest goes! 6mo
she.hearts.horror @LoverOfLearning Good luck. It‘s not the worst but probably my least favorite of all his books — which is sad because I love movies as much as I love books. 😭 6mo
LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry yeah I'm giving it 3.5 stars. I liked the concept and the storyline but yeah it was very predictable for me. Was really not shocked at all I enjoy the first half more then the 2nd. But I did appreciate the very last chapter. 6mo
LoverOfLearning @she.epeolatry and I agree I didn't know 1 film mentioned...should've targeted the reader better. but I did like Josh's music choices! 6mo
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