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Joined May 2018

Wife. Mom. Christian. Reader.
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The Unhoneymooners | Christina Lauren
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Twin sisters, food poisoning, brothers, and a honeymoon that becomes an unhoneymoon. Light, easy read.

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My Favorite Half-Night Stand | Christina Lauren
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Millie is one of the guys but...overall a good story.

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The Complicated Heart has given me hope that I can still love my family and have relationships with them despite the hurt from the past. God can restore relationships. Sarah‘s life is an amazing example.

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The Dream Daughter | Diane Chamberlain
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Another book that isn‘t my usual type to read but wow! An incredible story about a mom who is willing to do anything to make sure her daughter survives. Even if it means time travel. This is an incredible story!

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The Total Package: A Novel | Stephanie Evanovich
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I‘m glad so read her other books before reading this one. I loved the characters in her other books and they are in this one too.

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Great story! I love historical fiction and this story did not disappoint. Susan and her grandfather Bertie raised homing pigeons that ended up being used for WWII. Great characters and storyline.

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Whisper Network: A Novel | Chandler Baker
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A story about sexual harassment in the workplace and how coworkers, friends, all had to deal with it. Interesting story.

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Whisper Network: A Novel | Chandler Baker
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Now on to another that has been on my list for a while.

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Transcription | Kate Atkinson
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This was a well written book but it definitely wasn‘t a favorite for me. I‘ll have to check out her other books.

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Transcription | Kate Atkinson
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Now on to this one.

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The Last Book Party | Karen Dukess
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An interesting quick read. I wished the ending had been different though.

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The Last Book Party | Karen Dukess
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Haven‘t had a lot of time to read during the past week. So excited to dig into this finally!

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The Friend Zone | Abby Jimenez
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Kristen, Sloan, Josh, and Brandon...friendship, love, loss. An emotional roller coaster...true, real love.

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Time After Time: A Novel | Lisa Grunwald
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A very interesting story about a young lady named Nora and a young man named Joe. The history of Grand Central Station was pretty neat.

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The Friends We Keep | Jane Green
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The bond between friends...the three of them met in college. So much can change over the years but you can really tell how strong the bond is if you can stay friends through life‘s changes.

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Dear Mrs. Bird | A J Pearce
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Not too bad of a story. The characters Emmeline and her best friend Bunty. They are trying to live life despite the air raids.

rretzler Intriguing cover! 4mo
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The Stationery Shop | Marjan Kamali
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Part love, part loss, and part family drama. A great historical fiction read! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

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The search for a young lady named Sylvia Lee commences when her sister Amy hasn‘t heard from her. Amy flies to the Netherlands where Sylvia was as their grandma isn‘t doing well.

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Summer by the Tides | Denise Hunter
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A sweet story that starts with Gram disappearing and her three granddaughters go to her house to try to figure out where she went. I loved all of the characters! Highly recommend it!

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The Summer Guests | Mary Alice Monroe
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A story about evacuees that flee Florida to Grace and Charles Phillip‘s farm in North Carolina. Lots can happen in a short amount of time.

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Mrs. Braithwaite is a busybody who ends up heading off to see her daughter only ends up rescuing her. I loved the characters. A great read!

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This is an amazing collection of short essays from Lisa-Jo‘s life. The middle of so many different areas of life and exactly what I needed as I start my forties.

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Our pasts aren‘t always easy. Finding your way in life is better with others. I give this one ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5.

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How Not to Die Alone | Richard Roper
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Definitely not a book I would read again. Andrew is 42 and lives a totally made up life. It‘s about figuring his own life out and what he does along the way. ⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 for me

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Half Finished: A Novel | Lauraine Snelling
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A sweet book about friendship. I needed tissues to get through this one. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

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Under the Table | Stephanie Evanovich
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A sweet book. I really liked the characters, especially Zoey and Tristan. Trust is a big part of relationships.

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My Not So Perfect Life | Sophie Kinsella
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A quick fun read was exactly what I needed after all of these WWII books. I really liked the main characters and their bonds. Nobody‘s life is ever perfect.

MallenNC I liked this one too. It is peony favorite of her more recent work. 5mo
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I Am the Messenger | Markus Zusak
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A young cabdriver named Ed. He is in love with his best friend Audrey, drinks coffee with his dog, and plays cards with his friends. Nobody thinks he‘ll amount to much. He happens to be at a bank that gets robbed, stops the robber, and then the first ace arrives in his mailbox. Great read!

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Resistance Women | Jennifer Chiaverini
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Very thoroughly researched but a bit too wordy and long for me. A good story overall.

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Amazing book! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 for me. Grab some tissues as you read this story about a love so strong it will bring tears to your eyes.

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Mistress of the Ritz | Melanie Benjamin
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Overall the author did a great job of writing about two people from WW2 that probably would have never been written about. Blanche and Claude Auzello are husband and wife. She was an American and he was a Frenchman. I honestly almost quit the book a time or two but I‘m glad I gave it a chance. It got better in the middle and I wouldn‘t have predicted the ending.

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The Red Address Book | Sofia Lundberg
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A sweet story about Doris, a 96 year old woman nearing the end of her life. I give this book ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5.

Crazeedi I liked it too! 5mo
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The Red Address Book | Sofia Lundberg
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“I wish you enough.”

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I loved Bee and Bernadette. Kind of a kooky book but overall it was good.

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When You Read This | Mary Adkins
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Iris finds out that she has a terminal cancer at the age of 33. This book is about the blog she has left behind and the important people in her life.

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The Cactus | Sarah Haywood
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Family secrets and new life...overall an okay story.

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This was a charming book. A quick easy read about a woman named Lillian who suddenly lost her husband and her life after. Raising two little girls alone, being grateful for her sister Rachel‘s help.

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Waisted: A Novel | Randy Susan Meyers
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Some women will go to great extremes to lose weight and will also let the opinions of others matter more to them than what they think of themselves. The overall story is okay but I couldn‘t get attached to one character. I give it ⭐️⭐️⭐️/5.

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Waisted: A Novel | Randy Susan Meyers
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So much truth in this quote.

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Reading about war zones through the eyes of a photographer is quite eye opening. Quite the read.

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This is a pick from me. Another story of love, loss, and family. I fell for the little boy named Cooper. Quite the story with these characters.

CouronneDhiver 👍🏽 6mo
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The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek | Kim Michele Richardson
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A very interesting story. A woman named Cussy who delivers books to people in the mountains with a mule. The relationships she made along the way with her patrons. So hard to be a woman of another color among a bunch of white people in the 1930s.

sblbooks This one is on my June TBR. I'm looking forward to reading it. 6mo
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How many moms take time out for themselves while their kids still live at home? I know I don‘t get much alone time, even with teenagers in the house. After three years of being a single parent her husband shows back up and she gets some me time. I enjoyed this book.

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Between Shades of Gray | Ruta Sepetys
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So heartbreaking! A story of working in prison camps and the strong bonds of the prisoners through the eyes of a young teenage girl named Lina. I really don‘t think I could have endured what they all had to endure.

Lovesbooks87 Yes! When I read this I had no idea that this awful part of history even happened! 6mo
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One Summer in Paris | Sarah Morgan
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I loved the friendship between Grace and Audrey. The experiences they had and the comfort level that they had with one another was amazing. It‘s not easy to trust others with your baggage, let alone a stranger that soon becomes a friend.

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1. The Middle Matters
2. One Summer in Paris
3. Beneath a Scarlet Sky and Salt to the Sea
#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

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Salt to the Sea | Ruta Sepetys
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Excellent!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5...loved the characters and learned about some history I hadn‘t heard about before.

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I‘m not sure that the title actually fits this book. Martha started out as a weak character but I grew to like her. I‘m grateful it ended better than most of the book went. Not my favorite book. I give it ⭐️⭐️⭐️/5.

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Everybody's Son: A Novel | Thrity Umrigar
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Decisions, decisions...which one should I start with? My next 4 books to read.

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Overall a pretty good book. I‘m not one that jumps on the bandwagon when people say it‘s a fabulous book. I loved Kya as the main character. The ending actually surprised me. I am usually good at predicting the end but I was wrong this time.