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TheLudicReader

Joined September 2016

I read for pleasure. theludicreader.com
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The Darkest Corners | Kara Thomas
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When Tessa and her best friend Callie were children, their eye witness testimony sent a man to prison for a string of murders. Ten years later, Tessa returns to her hometown to visit her incarcerated and dying father and the truth about what happened that night starts to unravel. A complicated, cut above YA mystery.

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When I Was Ten | Fiona Cummins
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Dr. and Mrs. Carter were stabbed to death twenty years ago, and now a documentary about the murders has sparked renewed interest in their children, Sara and Shannon, who were ten and twelve at the time. This is a twisty thriller about friendship, family secrets, the bonds of sisterhood, and journalism. It was a page turner, especially the second half.

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Spring's Sprung | Lynn Plourde
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Ahh, yes, spring in the Maritimes. 😂

KadaGul @TheLudicReader In Chicago, we are experiencing a beautiful spring, the snow ❄and snowflakes ☃ blooming. 3w
TheLudicReader It‘s crazy, @KadaGul as we haven‘t had any snow all winter. 😩 3w
dabbe Yowza! 🤩🤩🤩 3w
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merelybookish Indeed! 🙄 3w
Bookpearl Ohhh! I‘m so jealous!! 🤩 3w
BarbaraBB On my timeline your post is right below a similar one by @Suet624 … who can still deny climate change?! 3w
TheLudicReader @Bookpearl , if you are jealous, you must be someplace warm! I‘ll trade you. 😂 3w
TheLudicReader @BarbaraBB we have been known to get snow in April, and I remember years and years ago getting in May…but all the wacky weather is definitely climate change related and people who don‘t believe that are idiots. There. I said what I said. (edited) 3w
Bookpearl @TheLudicReader I‘m in good old central Virginia where it doesn‘t seem to snow as frequently as I would like. 😩 3w
BarbaraBB 💯 ❤️ 3w
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If I had to pick between historical or SiFi, I would pick historical although it isn‘t necessarily my favourite.
Thanks for the tag @Eggs
#wondrouswednesday

Eggs 🩷💜🩷 3w
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Unbearably tense story about two brothers, Jonah, 16, and Simon, 14, who have left home for Arizona where they hope they will be reunited with their older brother, Matt, who has been fighting in the Vietnam War. Unfortunately, they get picked up by Mitch and Lilly and things start to go horribly wrong. I really liked the main characters and their predicament was nail biting.

tpixie Hitchhiking can be dangerous ⚠️ 3w
ShelleyBooksie Do I see kitty ears in the background? 3w
dabbe 🖤🐾🖤 + ARIZONA! 🤩 3w
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Spinning | Tillie Walden
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#bookspin and #doublespin for April @TheAromaofBooks
This is the “books that have been neglected on my tbr shelf for a long-ass time” edition. I think #18 has been on there for 20 years. 😂

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! I have a few of those too 😂 3w
dabbe 🤩🤩🤩 3w
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Panpan

15 year old with bi-polar disorder (thus unreliable) attends private boarding school and finds herself in the crosshairs of a mean girl. It was painfully slow & nothing much happens until the last 50 pages. Ward had a weird and distracting writing tick...she started sooooo many sentences with 'As'. Like multiple instances per page. Just...no.

CoverToCoverGirl I love her writing, but I avoided this one. So glad I did. 3w
dabbe #fanofthepan! 🤩🤩🤩 Hi, Lily! 🖤🐾🖤 3w
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Velocity: A Novel | Kristin McCloy
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A day late and a dollar short, as usual.
1. The tagged book is my most often re-read book. You can read my thoughts about its impact on my life here: https://theludicreader.com/2015/07/01/velocity-kristin-mccloy/
2. Books for school: Gatsby, TKaM, Salt to the Sea, Our Town
3. The Little Princess. ❤️
Thanks for the tag, @ShelleyBooksie
@dabbe for #ThreeListThursday

dabbe 1: Has been on my radar since you first mentioned it in your letter. A definite will read! 2: YES! What's your favorite book to teach? 🤩 3: even more than THE SECRET GARDEN? On the TBR! Thanks for sharing. 💚💙💚 4w
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Blue Horses: Poems | Mary Oliver
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I was awake early this morning, so I did I little internet troll and came across this beautiful poem. I love Mary Oliver.

Texreader This is lovely 4w
dabbe 🤩🤩🤩 4w
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When We Were Vikings | Andrew David MacDonald
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#Two4Tuesday (on Wednesday) @TheSpineView
Tagged by @egg and @dabbe
1. Where to start. Many of the things that should be taught at home (personal hygiene, respect, work ethic etc) are now, apparently, part of our domain. I think everyone should be required to take a cooking/nutrition class, $ management, and how to ferret out fake news.
2. Tagged book is sooooo good with a beautiful main character and wonderful supporting characters.

TheSpineView Never too late to play! Great answers. Happy Wednesday 4w
dabbe Your #1 is fabulous. I got a big too snarky. #oops 🤩 4w
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The History of Jane Doe | Michael Belanger
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Fabulous YA debut about mental health/depression, friendship and love, family and our place in the cosmos.

dabbe Hello, lovely Lily. 🖤🐾🖤 1mo
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I made it just past 100 pages and the thought of 200 more pages of ridiculous characterization just made my heart sink. Amber and Tyler have been besties since they were 14. Tyler has harboured more romantic feelings for Amber. A thing happens which causes Amber to take him at gunpoint to a remote cabin. Sexual assault is a serious topic…and so is Amber‘s eating disorder, but the whole thing reads like something on Wattpad. Blech.

dabbe #hailthebail! 🤩🤩🤩 1mo
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The Doll's House | Katherine Mansfield
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Tagged by @dabbe for #tlt
1. Tagged. Makes me teary every time I read it.
2. Mrs. Turner Cutting the Grass by Carol Shields
3. Anything by Alice Munro. I mean anything, not a story with that name. Lol.

dabbe You've given me 3 more for my TBR. Thanks for playing, m'dear. 💚💙💚 1mo
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Rovers | Richard Lange
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A straightforward revenge thriller featuring a cast of vampires known as Rovers. I do love vampire tales and this is a pick only because it was easy to read and some of the characters were sympathetic, but it certainly wasn‘t the best story about blood suckers I have ever read. #bookspin for March
@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 1mo
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The Realm of Possibility | David Levithan
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A YA novel in verse, which depicts the relationships of 20 different high school students. I didn‘t always know the gender of the person speaking and I certainly didn‘t always get how these characters connected to each other, but I enjoyed this book nevertheless.

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I moved this book up the food chain because a student in my YAL class called it “disgusting” and I had to know what in the heck she was talking about. This is an excellent coming-of-age story set in 1930. 16 year old Thea is sent to the riding camp for some offence which is revealed in fits and starts. She is a girl coming to terms with her own power and I loved spending time with her. Not YA and not disgusting in any way.

LeahBergen I liked this one and don‘t remember anything “disgusting” about it at all? 🤔 1mo
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A Reading Diary | Alberto Manguel
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#bookhaul from my time in Halifax

AmyG Ooooo…Lolita. Very very good. 2mo
TheLudicReader @AmyG a student wanted to read it and my original copy was ruined, so I had to replace it. 2mo
dabbe A ruined book is a well-read book. 💚💙💚 2mo
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The World Cannot Give | Tara Isabella Burton
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Despite the fact that the main character is 16, this dark academia is not YA. Laura Stearns begins a term at St. Dunstan's where she falls under the thrall of Virginia Strauss. I found this book well-written (although the author had some little quirks that did start to grate a little) and interesting. Not much happens, but it was strangely compelling.

dabbe 🖤🐾🖤 2mo
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Bookstores: A Celebration of Independent Booksellers | Horst A. Friedrichs, Stuart Husband
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Agricola Street Books is not in the database, but this was on today‘s stop.

ShelleyBooksie That looks beautiful!!! Find any gems? 2mo
CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian Looks gorgeous! I used to live just off Agricola years ago but this bookstore wasn't there I don't think! 2mo
ImperfectCJ Okay, so Nova Scotia is on our list of possible travel destinations for this summer, and your bookstore posts are really edging it upward in my personal ranking of the options. 2mo
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dabbe Are there bunks/cots so one can just sleep there overnight and continually browse? 🤩🤩🤩 2mo
KadaGul Who would ever want to leave this little piece of heaven #BOOKSTORELOVER 2mo
SpellboundReader Wow, what a lovely store! 2mo
TheLudicReader @ShelleyBooksie I found a couple books, but nothing on my tbr. Typical! I just like visiting. 2mo
TheLudicReader @CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian I lived on Creighton back in the 90s…back when that area of town was more scary and way less hip. My son lives on Gottigen, in Victoria Hall…if you remember that building. 2mo
TheLudicReader @ImperfectCJ NS is worth a visit…there‘s lots of things to do in Halifax, and a drive along the south shore to Lunenburg is a must. If I can help at all, let me know. 2mo
TheLudicReader @dabbe I am sure a cot can be arranged for VIPs 2mo
TheLudicReader @KadaGul that is a problem…🤣 2mo
TheLudicReader @BeeCurious I believe they told me the first time I was in that the owner‘s husband did all that woodwork. 2mo
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Bookmark II | Halifax, NS, Canada (Bookstore)
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No. 2.

Crazeedi I want to browse!!! 2mo
ShelleyBooksie @DinoMom - we need to find this our next visit to Halifax! Looks like a great spot ◇ 2mo
DinoMom @ShelleyBooksie I know where it is located and have driven by it but haven‘t been yet! Next trip for sure 2mo
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TheLudicReader @Crazeedi this is a great spot to browse…lots of great bookish merch, too. 2mo
TheLudicReader @ShelleyBooksie @DinoMom this is a great spot! You‘ll definitely have to go the next time you are I. Halifax, although you now have your very own Bookmark. 2mo
ShelleyBooksie I'm loving this bookstore tour! The only bookstore I've been to in Halifax is Venus Envy. Which is super cool but I've only been once as it's downtown. @TheLudicReader - I hope you are not driving home today in this snowstorm!! 2mo
TheLudicReader I arrived home safe and sound yesterday, @ShelleyBooksie 2mo
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Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Halifax, NS, Canada (Bookstore)
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The first of many bookstores I am likely to visit while visiting my kids in Halifax.

AmyG Enjoy! 2mo
dabbe That‘s my kitchen floor! Have fun! 💚💙💚 2mo
LeahBergen Oh, fun! 2mo
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Crazeedi Love! Lucky you 2mo
TheBookHippie Fun!!! 2mo
TheLudicReader @AmyG @dabbe @LeahBergen @Crazeedi @TheBookHippie luckily I was with Connor at that point and he is always down for a bookstore visit. 2mo
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Spinning | Tillie Walden
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March Break #bookspin
Yes haw!
@TheAromaofBooks

ShelleyBooksie That is a very diverse range of choice! 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2mo
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#wondrouswednesday
@Eggs
1. Lilac, rugosa, sweet pea, lily of the valley…the real flowers, not perfume. Remind me of my grandparents‘ property.
2. Being in the woods
3. Clothes fresh off the line

Thanks for the tag @dabbe

dabbe One of the hardest smells to duplicate is clothes fresh off the line. Some candles have tried, but it's just not the same. 💚💙💚 2mo
Eggs Clothes off the line-that is priceless!! Climbing into bed at night with fresh wind blown sheets - heavenly🩵🩵 2mo
Eggs @dabbe Absolutely 💯-great childhood throwback🩵🩵 2mo
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dabbe @Eggs 💚💙💚 2mo
ShelleyBooksie Ahhhh - lilacs and clothes on the line - I can smell spring! 2mo
Crazeedi O my goodness YES!!!! On all!! I l9ve my sheets when they dry on the clothesline!! And real flowers! 2mo
Crazeedi Dang, 'love' 2mo
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I mean, it‘s whackadoodle, sure, but I also had a lot of fun with this story of an estranged brother and sister who are tasked with cleaning out and selling their parents‘ house after their sudden deaths. It‘s often laugh-out-loud funny, squirm inducing and also surprisingly poignant, but the puppet-adverse should beware.

LeahBergen Pupkin! 😆 2mo
TheLudicReader I couldn't help but imagine a demonic Casey, @LeahBergen . 😂 2mo
LeahBergen No!!! 🤣🤣 2mo
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Mac‘s friend Connor was the last victim of a serial killer who killed four people and then vanished. Now, on the anniversary of his death, Mac makes a discovery that could finally reveal the killer‘s identity. This was a solid YA mystery with some plausible twists. Ryan is a Nova Scotian writer, and this is the second of his books I have read.

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I am a day late for #TLT, @dabbe
1. Grease, which I saw in the theatre at least 17 times the summer it came out and have watched many times since.
2. Our Town, which I‘ve loved since I saw Robby Benson star in a tv production in the 1970s.
3. Dreamgirls, my 1st ever Broadway musical. ❤️
4. And I have to add Blood Brothers, which I saw in the West End in the 1990s…starring the love of my childhood, David Cassidy. I cried through the whole thing.

Deblovestoread Oh, David Cassidy 💔 and Bobby Sherman. Swoon 2mo
dabbe 🤩🤩🤩 Love all of these. #1: ditto. I can probably still sing/recite the whole movie. We should do a Google Meet and watch it together someday! Thanks for sharing! 🩷💜❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen I only saw Grease in the theatre twice that summer… but I did see Marie Osmond in The Sound of Music in the ‘90s. 😂😂 2mo
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My February #bookspin is going to have to be a bail from me. I read 125 pages and while I did like the references to true crime, I just couldn‘t with the romance aspects. I am not really a reader of romance unless the book is going to wring my heart out. It‘s not the book, it‘s me.

dabbe #hailthebail! 🤩🤩🤩 2mo
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Hey, @BeeCurious you are my 1000th follower and I would love to send you a little something to celebrate! Shoot me an email with your details. Ludicreader@rogers.com

BarbaraBB How nice! 2mo
LeahBergen Aww! 🥰 🥰 2mo
SpellboundReader Oh wow! What a surprise! Thank you. 🤗 Congratulations to you for reaching #1000! 2mo
SpellboundReader @TheLucidReader - I did send an email message your way this morning. Please let me know if you received it. Thank you again. 🌞 2mo
TheLudicReader Hey, @BeeCurious …I found your message in my Spam folder. I just sent you a reply! 😀 2mo
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The Do-Over | Lynn Painter
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A delightful YA romance about a girl who keeps reliving Valentine's Day over until she finally gets it right ...except her plans get waylaid by a different boy. Adorable.

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#TLT
Tagged by @dabbe
1. Um. The Bobbsey Twins. Those kids were master detectives and I LOVED them when I was a kid.
2. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew
3. Titus Crown from the tagged book.

Feel free to play!

dabbe How could I forget the Bobbsey Twins? I need more choices. You know, ND is a fave, and yet I've never read a Hardy Boys (Matt loved those). And #3 is #stacked. Thanks for playing! ❤️💜🩷 2mo
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Mayflies | Andrew O'Hagan
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See. A day late @AmyG ! 😂
Tagged by @dabbe for @TheSpineView #Two4Tuesday
1. Flowers, but not red roses. It‘s not a holiday I celebrate (romantically) anymore.
2. Tagged. I haven‘t read it yet, but I think there‘s some platonic love in this one.

TheSpineView You're welcome and thanks for playing! 3mo
AmyG That is so funny you wrote Mayflies….that is my Bookspin book! 3mo
dabbe I feel the same: any flowers but roses (preferably daffodils, my fave!). ❤️💜🩷 3mo
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Tagged by @Crazeedi for @Eggs #woundrouswednesday

1. Anything disco.
2. Italy …as long as my kids were nearby.
3. Hot bath, cozy pjs, cup of tea, book OR a visit to the bookstore with guilt-free $ in my pocket.
Want to play @dabbe @ShelleyBooksie @catiewithac @iread2much

AmyG Wait…it‘s Tuesday! 😳 3mo
TheLudicReader Haha, @AmyG . I am always a day late or a day early with these things. 3mo
dabbe Again, we are so alike! Thanks for the tag! ❤️💜🩷 3mo
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Eggs @AmyG @TheLudicReader @dabbe Wow so preoccupied today I thought it was Tuesday-sorry for the confusion… (edited) 3mo
Crazeedi I'm with you on the place to live!!! 3mo
Crazeedi @Eggs funny that I didn't even realize the day, lol! 3mo
Eggs Thank you for playing and sharing🥰 @TheLudicReader (edited) 3mo
Eggs @Crazeedi We are kindred spirits💚 3mo
iread2much 1: that changes depending on the day, but reliable songs include Sandstorm by Darude, Come with me now, and California Love. 2: I would probably still live in Nor CA, but in a nice house with no close neighbors. Or Japan, in a small city. 3: taking the time for myself with no responsibilities for others. I like to read with relaxing music, have a nice drink and a snack and not have to worry about anything 😊 2mo
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Remembering Satan | Lawrence Wright
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Holy holy. True story of a family that is caught up in the “Satanic Panic” of the 1980s…the validity of repressed memories, and a justice system that failed those involved. Fascinating and potentially triggering.

Jari-chan The picutre inculding a cat - how fitting 😉 😸 3mo
Sleepswithbooks This looks fascinating- I just added it to my TBR list (thank you!). 3mo
dabbe 🖤🐾🖤 3mo
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Tagged by @dabbe for #TLT
1. My quirks are that I don‘t think I have any quirks.
🤣

dabbe Well-played. 👏👏👏 3mo
Deblovestoread Love this! 3mo
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Spinning | Tillie Walden
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January was a bust, but I am optimistic for February‘s #bookspin, the “love” edition.
@TheAromaofBooks

LeahBergen And now I‘m wondering how many books I own with “love” in the title. 😆 3mo
Ruthiella @LeahBergen Me too!😂 3mo
dabbe “LOVEly“ idea! 🩶🖤🩶 3mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! What a fun theme!!! 3mo
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In Five Years: A Novel | Rebecca Serle
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I mean, the bottom book was a gift…so I didn‘t just buy alllllll these books because my plum points were worth 20% more. #sorrynotsorry #bookhaul

mcctrish 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3mo
dabbe 🤩😂🤩 3mo
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I Did It for You | Amy Engel
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I ❤️ The Roanoke Girls and The Familiar Dark by this author. Loved them so much that I couldn‘t wait for the paperback of her latest novel. Sadly, this book wasn‘t nearly as good as those ones were. It‘s still a pick and there were some things I liked and the last third was better, but it wasn‘t as punch-you-in-the-gut as the others…and even the writing seemed more mainstream thriller. I have not had a stellar reading month. 😫

AmyG Beautiful flowers! 3mo
Ruthiella Great picture! A perfect match of the flowers and the cover. 3mo
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Why am I always late for these things?
Thanks for the tag, @Eggs
#TLT @dabbe
1. How memories work. Things I remember from years ago feel like they happened to another person, yet all we are is the sum of our memories.
2. Why people behave the way they do.
3. Why in the heck is DT getting another chance at the presidency? Isn‘t he going to prison? (I apologize if he is your guy, but I just don‘t get it.)

Leftcoastzen Love this post! I wonder the same things.😀 3mo
AmyG #1….I call this memories of having certain memories. Some memories you can “feel” but as I get older that feeling goes away. As for #3….oh, I‘m with you. I don‘t have a clue. (edited) 3mo
dabbe #1: Yes! I've had dreams where I've had conversations with my younger self, and I literally don't feel I was once her at all!
#2: Amen! 💜
#3: Matt and I ask ourselves this daily. Where in history do you have a guy who wins the New Hampshire primary, then goes to court the next day in a defamation suit where he's already been convicted of sexual abuse but is now being tried for verbal abuse? And that doesn't include his 91 criminal charges! #wtf
3mo
TieDyeDude (1) Ooo, good one (3) They invested in too much merch ☹️ 3mo
Deblovestoread I love your question #1. I have a poor memory so why are the memories I have the ones I kept? And what about those that feel like my memories but are really stories told by others so many times they‘ve imprinted. And #3….i wish I knew! Dark days are ahead I‘m afraid. 3mo
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I Did It for You | Amy Engel
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Tagged by @dabbe & @Eggs
1. My dad used to dazzle my friends with a hysterical story about climbing Mt. Everest, which was not true, but was so funny. Every memory of my mom is my favourite because she was just…all the things. This photo of them is how I like to think of them, even though they divorced when I was in my early 20s.
2. My sense of humour and family dinners.

ShelleyBooksie Awesome pic! Your Mom was very stylish and their faces radiate such joy. 3mo
dabbe Your dad looks like he's ready to do the Robot. 🤩 Lovely pic and story. 💜🩶💜 3mo
Eggs Lovely photos and memories ❤️❤️ 3mo
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#bookhaul
#sorrynotsorry
This was actually only half of the books in my cart, so... that's progress, right? Twelve are for my classroom.

marleed Nice😍 3mo
TheSpineView Cool 😎 3mo
AmyG Wow!!! 🙌🏻 3mo
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Ruthiella Awesome stack! 😃 3mo
dabbe 🤩🤩🤩 3mo
Crazeedi You're as bad as me!😉 I got your recent note too, with the Christmas card, no clue why it was returned 🤷‍♀️ thank you, sent one last week to you ! Will write soon 3mo
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Starling House | Alix E. Harrow
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I dunno how I feel about this book. It was s-l-o-w to read. It was all vibes. For the most part, I enjoyed the writing, and the relationships between the characters, but I didn't finish it with an opinion one way or the other. We'll be talking about it when I host book club on the 30th. I can't imagine that the ladies in my group will have enjoyed it

merelybookish Looks like cat gives it a 👎😄 3mo
dabbe 🖤🐾🖤 3mo
Ruthiella 😻😻😻 3mo
TheLudicReader I think you‘re right, @merelybookish , although she could be annoyed because I wasn‘t feeding her. 3mo
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Penance | Eliza Clark
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I am trying to use my Instagram a bit more, but I have zero idea what I am doing.
#recommendationwednesday

merelybookish Same user name? 3mo
TheLudicReader I see you found me, @merelybookish 3mo
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#WondrousWednesday @Eggs
It‘s a snow day…yay!
1. If I ever get into a slump, usually caused by a couple lacklustre books in a row, I read a tried and true author. Someone like Lisa Jewell usually unclogs me or I read a thriller. Something I know will get me turning the pages.
2. I love Thomas H. Cook, David Nicholls, Thomas Christopher Greene, Iain Reid,
3. Carolyn Slaughter, Helen Dunmore, Amy Engel, Donna Tartt
So many authors.

Eggs Snow Day☃️ 😃❄️ Thanks for playing 🩵 3mo
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#Two4Tuesday
@TheSpineView
Tagged by @dabbe

1. Not a must, normally tea or water if I am drinking something.
2. Probably Penance, which is the last book I finished.

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 💜🫖📖 3mo
dabbe 🖤💜🖤 3mo
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Penance | Eliza Clark
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This is a novel that reads like non-fiction as it is purportedly a journalist‘s book about the murder of a teenage girl perpetrated by three of her female classmates. The whole thing feels ripped from the headlines and examines the lives of each of the girls involved including podcast transcripts, email correspondence and an examination of fandom, specifically serial killer fandom. I found it fascinating, but slow.

LeahBergen I want to read this one! 👍 4mo
TheLudicReader It‘s very of the moment and smart…considering the author is, like, 12. @LeahBergen 4mo
LeahBergen 🤣 3mo
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Winterdream | Chantal Gadoury
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I am ready. Are you?

BarbaraBB 😂😂 168! 4mo
Cuilin Close but I better get a few more. Needs must. 4mo
TheLudicReader I know, right @BarbaraBB. Such a low number. 😂 4mo
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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚❤️📚 4mo
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Our Fathers | Rebecca Wait
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Looked what arrived in today‘s mail, @Deblovestoread . Thank you so much for thinking of me. The book sounds great. 🥰😘❤️

Deblovestoread Glad it arrived. And the chocolate doesn‘t look squished…Enjoy! 4mo
BarbaraBB I hope you‘ll love the book, and I do expect so! 4mo
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There‘s a reason why I don‘t make a resolution about not buying any new books. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a gift for a student. The Grimrose Girls and Check & Mate are for my classroom library. So, if I do the math, that‘s technically only three for me.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I hear ya. There was a boxing week sale on Book Outlet, Jan 1st I got 14 books. Oops. 4mo
TheLudicReader @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego is like crack. I always have a bazillion books in my cart! 4mo
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Shelter | Jayne Anne Phillips
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#6 #bookspin…I swear this book has been on my shelf for 20 years. I know I have picked it up once or twice over the years.
#11 #doublespin…this author wrote my most-read book of all time, Velocity.
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Enjoy!! 4mo
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