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Joined April 2016

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Akata Witch | Nnedi Okorafor
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Me at my library: *fills our request form for library to purchase Akata Witch.* Email from said library: Sorry that books isn't available from our vendor. Me in response: Our library only uses 1 vendor? I'm very disappointed to learn that that vendor doesn't stock books by women of color with main characters of color. Said library: Oh look, another vendor has it! We'll notify you when it's in. 💪🏼💜 @Liberty rec'd it and I know I'll love it!

beagle.mama Now, I love my library. I always have. I spend a lot of time there. But this made me mad, and I couldn't let it go. Because I've noticed a lack of diversity, and we can all do a better job of making sure good books get into kids' hands. And adults' too. 3y
ReadingEnvy 🙌🏼 3y
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Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
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Taking a break from yard work on this hot pre-spring day. Just picked this up from my library. I 💜💜💜 my library. Bonus question....how many beagles can you spot?

britt_brooke Ooh, lovely reading spot! And I see 2 beagles. Are there more? 😁 3y
beagle.mama @britt_brooke Yes, more. Can you spot him? To be fair, he's a beagle/corgi mix and well hidden. 3y
britt_brooke @beagle.mama Is he just to the right of the curtain? I think I see a little face. 3y
beagle.mama @britt_brooke There's one walking toward me, one just behind her, you can see his head only, and one on the garden bed. I thought you spotted her (on the garden bed) originally, but maybe that's the one you didn't? 3y
britt_brooke @beagle.mama Ah, it's the one just behind the one walking toward you that I missed. 😊 3y
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I loved this so much! It turned out to be much more intense in places than I imagined, making falling asleep difficult for me. But so, so very worth it. Jiles does a superb job of conveying the difficulties faced by Johanna. Her fear, lack of trust, and yearning for the life she knows rang clear. Her growing trust and daughterly affection for the Kep-dun (💜) was so touching. And the end, oh the end. It got me right in the feels. All my feels.

christineandbooks Wasn't it wonderful?! I was surprised how much I enjoyed this.😊 3y
beagle.mama @christineandbooks I was surprised by the end how emotionally invested in both Kep-dun and Johanna's well being. Jiles did an amazing job with that. I really miss her now that I'm done. 3y
Karkar I was surprised how much I enjoyed this too. ❤ 3y
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That's me and hubs, with the amazing hero Marthe Cohn. Getting to hear her speak now at my temple. #luckyme

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Untitled | Unknown
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Kindle first users, what are you choosing? I'm debating between The Last Paradise and The Practice House. What do you think?

LauraBrook Those were the two I was choosing too, and I ended up with the Practice House. One of my bookish friends and I share our kindle libraries and we have similar tastes, so I think she'll pick the other one. (edited) 3y
beagle.mama @LauraBrook Thanks! That's the one I'm leaning toward also. I didn't know you could share kindle libraries! So much to learn. 💜 3y
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I rarely cross post, but this gem.... #truth #gross

britt_brooke 😂 3y
Reviewsbylola 🤢🤢🤢 3y
RadicalReader @beagle.mama I love the wonderful awesome username you have 3y
RadicalReader @beagle.mama read it as Voldemort 3y
beagle.mama @RadicalReader Thanks! It's an accurate description of me. 😍🐶😍 3y
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Sweetbitter: A novel | Stephanie Danler
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Finished this last night.Definitely a pick.Danler crafts amazing sentences. I reread many in this book.The quality really stood out to me.The characters, not so much.I just wanted to shake them and yell, "Do better! Be better!"But, alas, they did not listen.When I first finished it, I was so angry at how in ended. But then I realized that it went well with the rest of the book.Tess did what she did because, well, she's got some growing up to do.

RadicalReader @beagle.mama like horror characters in movies who refuse to listen to what they should to where they would still be alive 3y
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Sweetbitter: A novel | Stephanie Danler
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*looks around sheepishly*I'm totally enjoying this!What a bunch of pretentious snobs in this book.Coke snorting, fancy wine drinking, oyster eating snobs.I don't see myself hanging out with them, but it's totally the escape I need right now while I try to cope with what's going on in our world.It's not even 8:00 here and I'm 'bout to crawl in bed and spy on these peeps.Danler constructs some gorgeous sentences.Absolutely stunning writing. Amazing.

Sydsavvy It's a fun book. In the end I get the criticism , still it's fun! 3y
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Breathing Lessons | Anne Tyler
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Tyler's Pulitzer Prize winning book. I'd seen some less than stellar reviews on this, but I think he missed the mark. There is a lot to pull apart in this one. Takes place across one day, but Tyler somehow managed to weave in memories and back story. Masterful in that way. Life not being what you'd thought, hoped for, or wanted. A mother's unflappable support of her family. A great read, and a quality way to remove yourself from today's reality.

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Finished Lillian's tale last night as the wind and rain whipped outside our seaside hotel. Brrrr!!!! I loved the book! want to be as brave, strong, and as well put together as Lillian. She meets such interesting characters and deals with each so perfectly. It's a skill I lack. Up next? Anne Tyler's Pulitzer winning book Breathing Lessons. I've loved the two others of hers I've read. This one is great so far! 💜

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I'm so glad I packed my Kindle as well as two library books for our weekend getaway. The town we always stop in first has no power....the entire town. It's pouring rain, the wind is gusting so hard it's difficult to walk. We're currently hunkered in the van waiting to check into the hotel. Lots of time to read. Pups are like WTF Mama?

ValerieAndBooks Those little raincoats are so cute! 3y
britt_brooke Oh my goodness. But look at this adorable photo! 💚💚💚 3y
Karkar Too cute! 😍🐶 3y
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Tanner Ace has a similar raincoat but doesn't like the hood! 3y
queerbookreader Omg three puppy butts in raincoats this is a delightful photo 3y
queerbookreader Thank you for tagging me! 3y
RadicalReader @beagle.mama dogs looking adorable in their rain jackets totally cute and cuddly 3y
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Alex and Eliza: A Love Story | Melissa de la Cruz
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OMG!! How can I wait until April? 💜💜💜💜

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Things We Wish Were True | Marybeth Mayhew Whalen
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Thought about a thumbs up but couldn't. The author focused on certain aspects, but then barely touched on horrible and creepy things, making it seem like they didn't matter. And she took one of the most horrible, painful things a couple could endure and turned it into what seemed tabloid fodder. There are things that should only be written about if you've experienced it. And if she had, she never would have chosen that particular story line. Grrr.

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"Finished" this recently. I like reading cookbooks front to back like a novel. Though I've yet to make any of the recipes, I'm sure I will. Admittedly, I struggle to relate to Oprah. I struggle with food and my weight, and she sometimes lives in California, where I do. I have a feeling that may be all we share in common. But I like what she has to say here and felt the honesty of the book. Looking forward to trying a few of the recipes.

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Finished this while cuddling with Piper who's recovering from surgery. This book, I can't even describe how powerful it is. Should be required reading for everyone. It's not just about the horrors of slavery, which are described in chill inducing detail, it's about America and how we started, where we all come from in a way. How those actions seep into the soil and our shared collective. I need a palate cleansing book next. #litsyAtoZ #letterU

Tanner Awww, poor Piper! Best wishes for a speedy recovery. ❤🐶 3y
Lwsmith Wow! Powerful review. You're the first I've heard talk of it, and you've convinced me to add it to my stack. Hugs to Piper! 3y
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🙌🏼✨🏅🎉🎊 I laughed out loud, while in bed, quite a few times while reading this. Also got a bit creeped out 👀 a few times as, uh....well...you see....I'm a lot like Jenny in more ways than I knew before reading this. I'd never read her blog and hadn't read her previous book. I'm not generally a memoir reader, but loved this. 💜

britt_brooke I've not read her blog either, just the books. The first one is worth checking out! 👍🏻 3y
Suet624 I agree with @britt_brooke. Check out her first one. 3y
britt_brooke @Suet624 😁👏🏻 3y
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Won't be reading much this afternoon. Squeeeeee!!! Last time I saw Rent on stage Neil Patrick Harris played Mark.

BooksForYears So exciting! No day but today! (edited) 3y
dariazeoli Ooooooh... I got to see it when Anthony Rapp & Adam Pascal came back to Broadway a few years ago. I was over the 🌙 😏 (edited) 3y
Lauren.Archer @dariazeoli I was lucky enough to Rent with the original cast when it opened. It was so amazing. 3y
Merethebookgal Awesome! 3y
lynneamch 💜🎶How about love 🎶💜🎶Measure in love 🎶💜 I can use this reminder today. Thank you Littens. 3y
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A hoot and a half for this fun romp! Last night I posted that I just wasn't sure what to make of this caper of a book. It's like a kiddy roller coaster. Ups and downs and peels of laughter. I really love these two sisters. There's sadness buried there, but it's not picked at. Just two young girls in the 50s out to solve a murder mystery. Ya know, like ya do. Their principal (also a nun) is missing! #litsyAtoZ
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Anyone else read it? I'm sort of torn between "holy smokes this is a hoot and a half, this girl's got spunk and fire" and "holy smokes what the heck is going on in this book, this girl's a hot mess". But I'm still reading. What will these girls get into next. It's a short read if anyone still needs something for their readathon. ? I will say I've laughed out loud. I've also nearly spit my drink out with some of the words she uses.

dariazeoli I picked this as my free Kindle read this month but haven't read it yet. Glad it's not a pan! 3y
beagle.mama @dariazeoli Definitely not a pan! More of a did she just say that? Can I laugh at that? 👀👀 kind of read. 😂 3y
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I have to recommend the 50th Anniversary edition to anyone and everyone. Reading it as an *adult*, cough cough, my mind is blown by what S.E. Hinton captured as a teenager. So well done, and a quick read at under 200 pages. This special edition contains pictures of correspondence between Hinton and her editor as well as letters by some of the stars of the movie. 💜swoon💜 There is so much good stuff to dissect in a discussion or book club.

beagle.mama Also, as a kid, I tape recorded the movie when it was on TV. We didn't have a VCR yet. I would listen to the movie over and over again. 😂💜😂 #staygold 3y
JoeStalksBeck 🗣O.M.G 😱😱😱❤️❤️❤️❤️📚📚📚 3y
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Lwsmith I'll have to look up those extras! Love this book! 3y
melrailey That's a beautiful copy! I think I need that. 😉 3y
haileybean I made the mistake of reading this for a readathon for the first time ever, not knowing a thing about it. I was blown away and in such a book hangover that I wasn't able to read anything else. I love this book so so much. 3y
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Up next. How is this 50 years old? My current most likely cuddler isn't as astounded. 🐶💜🐶 #staygold I think I read this in middle school. I KNOW I had the movie memorized. Wondering if I'll bawl like I did way back then.

Tanzy13 🐶 3y
MrBook Ooooh! 3y
britt_brooke I just picked this up at Goodwill. #tbr 3y
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ValerieAndBooks Wow! Although I have the old movie-tie in edition of this from way back, now I want this 50th anniversary edition! And now I'm wondering what happened to my copy of 3y
beagle.mama @MrBook @ValerieAndBooks It's got some awesome extras in the back and a letter from S.E Hinton at the front. It's a very well done edition. I didn't realize how young she was when she wrote it. 3y
Desha So cute! ❤️ #dogsoflitsy ☺️🐾🐾❤️ 3y
CocoReads I bought this recently too and I had the same "It can't be 50" thought. Then I did the math....but Outsiders forever! 3y
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I loved this so much. I'm home sick so it may just have been the perfect read. This book was like a hug; soft, warm, and comfortable. She does such a great job of weaving a tale that extends from the 1890s to 2021. Tells of a new town in Missouri, a mail order bride, members of the community and on to their descendants. And the thing? What if it's true?! That would be cool I think! Don't you. Caught me off guard at first, but came to love it.

christineandbooks It's been so long since I read a Fannie Flagg book... Need to get this... 3y
rubyslippersreads I loved it too. ❤📚❤ 3y
RadicalReader @beagle.mama I love reading can never get enough of the awesome love that is inside books 3y
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The Mothers: A Novel | Brit Bennett
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Just finished this. 💜Usually, when I finish a book I enjoy, I spend quiet time thinking about the characters, sometimes missing them. This time, I'm thinking about the author and the questions I'd ask if I had lunch with her. Was there a political message? Pro/con? Is it 'just' about how our decisions made early in life can follow us and maybe even hurt us later? How no one is who they seem? Something else? Or none of that. Brit, where are you?

Laru79 Ooh this book is on my TBR pile and now you've made me even more keen to read it. Thanks! 3y
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The Princess Diarist | Carrie Fisher
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This was so much better than I expected. I don't know why. Carrie Fisher was (💔) a great writer. Funny, wry, self-deprecating, honest (tell it Carrie, #truth), and honest. My library didn't have this in e-book, but they do now, so yay me! I'm glad others will get to enjoy her as well. I'll definitely be reading more of her books. Got a rec for me? #litsyAtoZ #LetterP

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Heaven | V.C. Andrews
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Thanks for all the love on the loss of our sweet Pablo. He's missed so much. We're doing ok and experiencing a kitty free house for the first time in over 20 years. Even with 3 beagles, it's quiet. 💔 @britt_brooke @StaceyKondla @8little_paws @Hollie @LectricSheep @christineandbooks @SusanInTiburon @LauraBeth @Suzze @heatherkaz @dariazeoli @GlitteryOtters @ScorpioBookDreams @haileyhugsbooks @rubyslippersreads @Tanner @slhbooks @Cinfhen @Lwsmith

Cinfhen Awww 💔 3y
GlitteryOtters 💔 Sending love to your entire crew 😘 3y
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8little_paws Oh poor baby. Rip little one. 3y
LiteraryinLititz Thinking of you and your family. 3y
Reviewsbylola I'm so sorry. 😢 3y
Sue Oh, I'm so sorry for your loss. 😔 3y
EricQiao Oh no! 😥 3y
Smrloomis 💖😢 3y
LauraBrook How heartbreaking. I'm so so so so sorry for your loss. 😪😪😪 3y
Eyelit 💜💜💜 sorry for your loss! 3y
britt_brooke 💔💕 3y
Louise Sending thoughts of peace and comfort to you. ❤🐾❤ 3y
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I know you Littens will understand my pain. My sweet Pablo crossed the Rainbow Bridge today. At nearly 19, he was a best friend. He was my love long before I became a beagle mama. No one will ever love me as much as this sweet boy. As you can see, he loved to cuddle. I got out of bed one evening and came back to find him snuggled in my spot.

britt_brooke Hugs! 💕 3y
StaceyKondla My most sincere condolences @beagle.mama 😢 Pets are family members and loss hurts. Take good care of you and your family 3y
8little_paws 😢😢 rest in peace Pablo. So sorry for your loss. 3y
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Hollie Aw, rest easy Pablo 😥 hugs to you 3y
LectricSheep What a beautiful kitty! Looks like he had a pretty awesome life. ❤️️ 3y
christineandbooks Rest in peace, Pablo. Peace and happy memories to you @beagle.mama ... 3y
SusanInTiburon I understand. What a precious being! May peace and happiness find you again. 3y
jessberk13 ❤❤❤❤❤ hugs 3y
LauraBeth Pablo looks like he was such a sweet boy. I'm sure he thought he hit the lottery by getting to love you for so long. Hugs 💕 3y
Suzze There is a kitty size hole in your heart. RIP baby. ❤❤ 3y
heatherkaz Oh no, I'm so sorry. Lots of hugs! 3y
dariazeoli What a beautiful boy! So sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻 3y
GlitteryOtters Oh, I am SO sorry. Sending love & good vibes your direction. 3y
ScorpioBookDreams I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard this is. ❤💕❤💕❤💕 3y
haileybean Oh no. I'm so sorry for your loss. 😔 3y
rubyslippersreads What a darling boy. I'm so, so sorry for your loss. 💔 3y
Tanner Oooh, what a cutie. How they wrap us around their little paws! I'm so sorry for your loss and the pain you are going through. ❤🐱 3y
slhbooks I'm so sorry. My heart goes out to you💙 3y
Cinfhen So sorry 😞hugs to you 💔 3y
Lwsmith What a beautiful baby. So so sorry for your loss. 3y
RadicalReader @beagle.mama so sorry for your loss but good to know he is watching you from the rainbow bridge 3y
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The Princess Diarist | Carrie Fisher
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The first chapter though...the things that happened in 1976. If nothing else, I'll love this book just for that chapter.

hwheaties Ahhh I wish I'd been able to get a review copy of this! 3y
beagle.mama @hwheaties It's a fun, quick read so far. Check it out! She's so witty. I haven't read anything by her previous, but I may have to now. 3y
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If I Was Your Girl | Meredith Russo
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Giving this YA novel a thumbs up. Somehow it came up as free or almost free on my kindle so I gave it a shot. I'm glad I did. Tells the story of a transgendered youth and the struggles she endures. There are issues with the writing, and the storyline, which the author addresses in an authors note. This book gave me a new perspective and answered some questions I'd had. Made me happy, sad, and a range in between. Bonus- author is transgender also💜

RadicalReader @beagle.mama so happy for you to enjoy wonderful books no more joy than that 3y
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Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ So good. So, so good. It's hard to believe this is a debut novel. Gyasi spins a masterful web. Impressive storytelling. I also learned a lot about the slave trade that I knew nothing about. The part that happened in Africa. A new dimension of horror I'd never heard about. I highly recommend this for everyone. I know I'm late to the party, but wow.

haileybean If you're late I'm even worse. I've had this on my shelf since November and haven't read it yet. 3y
beagle.mama @haileyhugsbooks You won't be disappointed when you pick it up. And it reads quickly. Let me know how you enjoy it when you do read it! 💜 3y
JanuarieTimewalker13 @beagle.mama Thank you for motivating me. I've wanted to read this book for so long. I just put a hold on it from the library. This must be an early 2017 read-I've put it off for too long. 3y
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beagle.mama @JanuarieTimewalker13 I hope it comes in quick! Enjoy! 3y
JanuarieTimewalker13 @beagle.mama Thank you! 3y
Lchnessmnstr I can't wait to see what else Yaa Gyasi comes out with. I loved the story told through generations. It felt like each chapter was a short story all its own. 3y
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Saint Maybe | Anne Tyler
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@Liberty recommended this recently as her favorite Anne Tyler novel. Read A Spool of Blue Thread last year and wanted to read more, but didn't know where to start. Thanks Lib! ? I enjoyed this just as I did the other. A sweeping family novel that spans decades, involves triumphs and regrets and causes pause to think about our own lives and family. Definitely a "my style" book. Character driven and just tells a tale. Loved it.

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Fly Away | Kristin Hannah
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I picked this book up as a treat for having to endure the mall in December 26. Made the awful trip worth it. It was great to reconnect with the characters, troubled though they were. If you read Firefly Lane, I recommend following up with this one.

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When Will It End | Martin Tucker
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Well Littens, I think most of us would agree that 2016 was pretty much a dumpster fire of a year. So, I'm starting 2017 a bit early. I'm starting my 2017 book challenges, and proclaiming it the new year. F you 2016. F you.

Tanner Agreed. 2016 can just end now. 3y
RadicalReader @beagle.mama bed way to make the year to have an explosive start then you could ever imagine 3y
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Just finished my #reread of this from early this year. I'd forgotten so many details as well as how much I loved this book. He's just so persnickety. What a great read.

britt_brooke You know, I think you just helped me decide my next read. 😁👏🏻 Lucky for me, it's waiting on my shelf! 3y
Alfoster On my queue too. I'd forgotten about it so thanks!😍 3y
Suet624 It's a wonderful book. 3y
beagle.mama @britt_brooke @Alfoster I hope you both love it! Let me know what you think! 3y
britt_brooke @beagle.mama Will do! 3y
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Says so much about me. #truth

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A Very Special Year | Thomas Montasser
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So....this seemed to have all the makings of a book I'd love. But, alas, it wasn't great. Makes me feel bad. I don't know if it's the writing or the translation, but it was poorly crafted. Characters just disappear from the plot. Once, it was even noted that we wouldn't see this guy again at the end of the chapter. Just odd. It was short, so I finished it, but I can't recommend it unless you want to read a "don't write like R is" book.

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The Help | Kathryn Stockett
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😂😂I need to read at least 1 more book before the end of the year....obvs. 😂😂 The plan was to work on Hamilton and reread this year's faves, but I need 1 more. Any recommendations on a shorter, fun, not too deep read?

Notafraidofwords Saint Mazie was quick and I loved it! 3y
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ocdIrene Looks like you like some science-fiction, and if you like novellas, maybe try Brandon Sanderson's Legion. I loved the audiobook version. 3y
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Britt-Marie Was Here | Fredrik Backman
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Finished this on audio last night. Well written and funny, like Backman's other books. I'm glad I read it, as it gave me some good insight into dear Britt-Marie. Not as good as My Grandmother Asked me to Say She's Sorry, IMO, but a great companion. Britt-Marie gets sh!t done! A good lesson in everyone has a story, and walk a mile in my shoes. I'd have dinner with Britt-Marie, at 6:00, of course!

RadicalReader @beagle.mama who wrote my grandmother told me to tell you I'm sorry? 3y
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Station Eleven: A novel | Emily St. John Mandel
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Current #reread. Spending December rereading some faves from the year (along with finishing up some others). This book was one I didn't 💜love💜 right away, but it's been in my mind since and one I go back to in my thoughts often. Also, makes me consider what my post-apocalyptic skills are. Note: I don't have many. I can open a library!

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Fangirl: A Novel | Rainbow Rowell
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I don't know that I'll read any more new books this year. I'm still working on Hamilton though. The week before school is out is a bit hectic, as all teachers know. Plus, I read so many books that I loved this year. I'm going to go back and reread a few of them between now and the end of the year. First up, Fangirl. A fun, light, and easy read. Doesn't require a lot of thought, and helps take my mind off the stress of the time of year. So perfect.

britt_brooke I enjoyed this one. 👍🏻 3y
intothehallofbooks Rereading is the best! 3y
GlitteryOtters I love this book so much. I reread it so often it is almost embarrassing (if/when I can't relax enough at night to fall asleep, I put on the audiobook of this & I am asleep within the hour, it relaxes me that much) 3y
Bookish_B I loved this book 💗 3y
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Code Name Verity | Elizabeth E. Wein
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Finished this the other night. SO glad this came across my radar (pun intended). I loved it! Character driven (my preference) but with an amazing plot. Admittedly, I was a bit confuddled in the beginning. Wasn't sure who was telling the story. Perhaps it was due to my reading at night, in bed, and falling asleep. Either way, it's a must read. Ill definitely be reading this again, and likely soon. 💜 Kiss me Hardy!

Christy2318 I ugly cried so hard over this book. 3y
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This afternoon's #readingcompanion as I finish the audio of this one, enjoy a cup of tea, and listen to the rain. It's a #hygge kind of day here.

MrBook 😻 3y
Ellen Perfect book for that mood! 3y
SaraBeagle ❤️❤️❤️ Beagle! 3y
slhbooks Awww, such a cozy pup🐶 3y
RadicalReader @beagle.mama what's the beagle's name? 3y
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Alexander Hamilton | Ron Chernow
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My #readingcompanion tonight and every night. Pablo, 18 years old, and tonight being a kitty knish. He loves his Mama. 💜

JanuarieTimewalker13 Too cute!!🐾❤️ 3y
britt_brooke 💕💕💕 3y
Hollie Litsy makes me want to get a cat! 3y
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LauraBeth So cute 😻 3y
BookishMarginalia 😻😻😻 3y
BookBabe 😻❤️ 3y
LauraBrook Aww!!!!! 😽😽😽 3y
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Code Name Verity | Elizabeth Wein
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Starting this as my read in bed book. Because Hamilton in print just isn't going to happen in bed. Have you seen the font size in that book? It's like a -4 pt. Have heard lots of good about his one. Historical fiction is my fave. And I can make the font size HUGE on kindle.

Soubhiville This is wonderful- one of the best books I read this year! 3y
Chachic I'm not a huge fan of WW2 stories but I loved this one, brilliant storytelling! 3y
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Alexander Hamilton | Ron Chernow
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If, as you drive down the road or as you try to enjoy a quiet moment outside, you hear hip hop music blasting (and I mean blasting) don't fret. It's just a middle aged Jew obsessed with, and singing along to, the Hamilton Broadway cast recording. And know, that her pups love it too.

beagle.mama Currently sitting outside reading the book as the soundtrack plays in my head. 💜 3y
Blair_Reads Yes!!! 3y
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Panpan

This is so hard for me, to pan a book. I struggled with this from the beginning. There were parts I liked and I was rooting for the family. I was determined to finish because I thought I cared about what happened. But as the book went on, I lost my interest. The author seemed unusually into describing men and horses peeing. Whole paragraphs spent on it. It's was odd and distracting. By the end, I was skimming just so it would end. Ugh. Sorry.

Reviewsbylola I felt similarly. I didn't pan it but it was far from a pick for me. 3y
beagle.mama @Reviewsbylola It was a hard decision, to pan it. It was interesting how much I struggled with making that decision. As book lovers, we just don't want to put down something we love so much. 3y
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Sense and Sensibilty | Jane Austen
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😂😂 Um....I LOVE BuzzFeed quizzes. I take them all (even embarrassing ones). But literary quizzes that involve Harry Potter books/characters are my most fave! #guiltypleasure

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Started this a few days ago. I'd read and heard that it's 'hilarious'. I haven't laughed yet at 30% through. It's not bad, and I think I'll finish it, but it's a bit slow going. Makes you want to add it to your TBR #amiright?

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Pickpick

A good read. I don't read a lot of memoirs as they don't often feel like the escapes I want in books. This book was not an escape for me. BUT, it made me think. It made me reflect. And it made me solidify some thoughts I'd been pondering about our world. I won't become a frequent memoir reader, but I will read them more often, as I realize how important these things are.

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Yay! My audio book hold came in. Read this years and years ago. Heard so many good reviews about the audio by you #littens that I had to give it a try.

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Raymie Nightingale | Kate DiCamillo
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Bailedbailed

It's so hard to say this about a Kate DiCamillo book but my gawd. This kid doesn't know what a good deed is? I get the innocence of the age, and by gone times and all that but come on. I was halfway through and I had no idea what the point was. I knew it was time to bail when I was getting angry at how much I was not enjoying this. Someone needs to take this kid and teach her a thing or two. Why Kate, why?

LiteraryinLititz It didn't get better. I finished it but didn't like it as much as I expected to. 3y
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