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Jess7

Joined May 2017

GR: #thegreeneyedreader | Tw: greeneyedreader | Book blogger: https://Instagram.com/thegreeneyedreader
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Little Secrets | Jennifer Hillier
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LITTLE SECRETS - 5/5 STARS!!! - I devoured this book in only two short sittings! It‘s super suspenseful and well written. It kept me hanging on to the last page. It begins with a child abduction and spins into a web of lies and so much more. If you enjoyed one of her other books that I loved, Jar or Hearts, this is the book for you! Though I will say this one is slightly less dark than Jar of Hearts, but still ohhhh soo good! Pub date: April 2020!

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Happy pub week to Holly Banks Full of Angst! This book looks delightful and the cover is super cute. Thanks so much to Lake Union Publishing #partner and Amazon Publishing for gifting me this free #arc.

This is a “laugh-out-loud debut novel for anyone who‘s tried to live the perfect life—and learned the hard way there‘s no such thing.” #hollybanksfullofangst #comedy #funread #lakeunion #lakeunionpublishing #amazon

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This book cover is GORGEOUS! 😍 I can‘t stop staring at it! Have any of you read this one? It came out in October. It sounds deliciously creepy! Thanks to @HarperBooks #partner for this copy. Checkout the praise it‘s gotten 👇🏼

“An atmospheric and surprising debut…an ongoing theme of misdirection flows throughout, maintaining the tension and suspense.” (Booklist) “[This book is]...for readers fond of gothic-flavored tales.” (Publishers Weekly)

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Little Secrets | Jennifer Hillier
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Sooo excited to start this one! Thanks to Minotaur books #partner for this free e-arc! I‘m so excited to start this one. Jennifer‘s Jar of Hearts was jaw-dropping so I‘m sure this one will be super suspenseful too! Pub date is April 2020

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Hi book friends! Sorry I‘ve been a bit MIA for months—yes, I know, MONTHS! It‘s been a busy year. We bought and moved into our first house. My husband was finishing up his masters and we had a BABY BOY! I‘m planning to get back into the swing of posting updates on my reading journey these last few weeks of my maternity leave.

How has everyone been? I‘ve missed you all! Introducing my little guy: Isaac! Born 9/18/19! #thegreeneyedreader

MoonWitch94 Congratulations! 3w
Ashley_Nicoletto Congratulations! 3w
youneverarrived Congratulations!! 💙 3w
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julesG Congratulations!!! 3w
intothehallofbooks Yay! Congratulations on all of this good news!! 3w
Liatrek Congratulations🎉🎉🎉 3w
TheSpineView So sweet! Congrats! 💙💙💙 3w
throwmeabook Congratulations! ❤️❤️❤️ 3w
JenReadsAlot Congratulations!! 🎉🎉 3w
NovelGirl82 Congrats!!! He‘s adorable!!! 3w
Lizpixie Congratulations! He‘s so cute😍I miss having bubbas around.👶🏻 3w
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tournevis Congratulations and welcome back!!! 3w
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QuietlyLaura Congratulations! Isaac is a cutie! 💕🎉 3w
squirrelbrain Congratulations - he‘s so cute! 3w
jillrhudy Jess, you don‘t want to tag that book. It‘s associated with child abuse in the evangelical community and triggers me and many others. Love the photo of Isaac though. 3w
sprainedbrain Congratulations! Glad to see you back. ❤️ 3w
JennyM Congratulations and lovely to see you back 3w
Jas16 Congratulations! He is adorable 3w
JamieArc Congratulations! You‘ve been missed here on Litsy! 3w
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LibrarianRyan Yeahhhhh 3w
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LiteraryinLititz Congratulations on your new addition!!!! 3w
Lcsmcat He‘s adorable! Congratulations and welcome back! 3w
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Eggs Congratulations 👶🏼🎉🎈🎊 3w
Crazeedi Awww! Congrats to you and hubby on your precious son! Babies are so wonderful, welcome to the world! 3w
CoverToCoverGirl Congratulations! And welcome back! 👏🎉 3w
JacqMac Congratulations! He‘s adorable. 3w
TheRiehlDeal Congrats! He's such a cutie! 3w
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dragondrool Congrats! And hello, Isaac, and welcome to our Litsy family!

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lele1432 He's so cute! Congrats! 3w
mom2bugnbee Congrats! Welcome to the world, Isaac! 3w
mrp27 Congrats!!! 3w
LeahBergen Congratulations!!! He‘s gorgeous!! 💙💙💙 3w
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BookwormM Congratulations what a gorgeous little boy 3w
Blaire He is beautiful!! Congrats! Soak up those last few weeks of leave. 3w
jmtrivera CONGRATULATIONS 3w
CarolynM Congratulations to you and the new dad. Welcome baby Isaac, you gorgeous little bundle!💕 2w
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Currently listening to.. 🤗

Leftcoastzen I got a lot out of this book. 8mo
Emilymdxn Great book! 8mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I concur....Great book! 8mo
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What to Expect When You're Expecting | Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
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Happy Easter everyone! 🙏💙 I‘m still around—I‘ve just been really busy with work, morning sickness, and house hunting. I‘ve also been reading mostly pregnancy related books lately..

Clwojick ♥️♥️♥️♥️Congratulations 💙💙💙💙 8mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Oh my gosh, Congrats Jess!! 💕 8mo
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Lovesbooks87 Congrats!!! How exciting!!! 8mo
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eraderneely Congrats!!! My reading also slumped quite a bit at the beginning. Soooo tired! 8mo
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Avanders Oooh 🤭🤭🤭 Congratulations!! 💙💙💙 8mo
Avanders You know, it was during maternity leave that I first discovered litsy 🤗🤗🤗 8mo
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ravenlee Woohoo! Also, speaking as a September baby, you picked an excellent month. I can especially vouch for September 10th as a good day. (edited) 8mo
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CouronneDhiver Oh wow! Seems like there‘s a baby boom happening on Litsy. Woohoo 🎉 8mo
CarolynM Congratulations! 💙 Take good care of yourself. 8mo
Blaire Congrats on your happy news!!! 8mo
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tammysue Aww what exciting news!! Congratulations!! ❤️🎉 8mo
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MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 7mo
TheReadingMermaid Many congratulations sweetheart!!! That's wonderful news!!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 7mo
Smrloomis Exciting! Hope everything is going smoothly! 6mo
Chelleo Whoa!!! Congratulations!! That‘s awesome news! I‘m here to chat if you ever feel the need! 5mo
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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ stars!!! Omg, this book you guys is sooo creepy, sooo devious, sooo suspenseful, and ultimately soooooo good! I could not put it down this afternoon. Pub date is tomorrow and trust me if you enjoy creepy, twisty, suspenseful thriller you don‘t want to miss this one.

Thanks to @BerkleyPub #partner for my free review copy. Happy Pub Day (3/26)!

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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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I‘m really enjoying this one so far! Have any of you read it yet? It comes out next week! 🤗

Thanks to @BerkleyPub #partner for my free review copy!

vlwelser I got stuck. It started to creep me out and I put it down for a tick. Months ago. I will circle back. Especially now that the reviews are coming out positive. 9mo
kyraleseberg I LOOOOVED this one! 9mo
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3.8 stars - Overall — I really enjoyed this one and if you enjoy a slow burn type of thriller this is a good choice for you. Thanks to Park Row Books and Harlequin for this free review copy.

👉🏼Checkout my full review here👈🏼: https://www.instagram.com/p/BvUYKb5HtpE/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=19gj53...

#jpbookreview #thegreeneyedreader #beautifulbad #annieward #bookreview #review #2019books

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Freefall: A Novel | Jessica Barry
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Currently listening/reading Freefall.

Do any of you switch back and forth between listening and reading the same book? I do this pretty regularly. I‘m loving this book!

Thanks to Harper Books #partner for sending me a free review copy. #freefall #freefallbook #harperbooks #jessicabarry

BillBlume I have only ever done that with DoG&M, because it helped me get through what was a dreadfully awful book. Side note: this is the book that made me realize an advantage of audiobooks is that you don‘t have to pause the story to roll your eyes. 10mo
SilversReviews I do not....sounds like a good plan, though. 😊 10mo
Crimson613 Sometimes I'll bust out my physical copy while listening to the audiobook but generally I do one or the other xD 10mo
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Have you read this article yet? If not, please do and let‘s discuss because my mind is blown 🤯! #twitw #ajfinn #thewomaninthewindow #danmallory

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/02/11/a-suspense-novelists-trail-of-dece...

britt_brooke I‘m happy I never read his book because it sounds as awful as he does. However, I think the real problem here is the publishing industry. But, that could be said for any industry. There are liars and manipulators everywhere. (edited) 10mo
Jess7 I didn‘t love it. It was suspenseful, but Anna Fox (main character) drove me crazy and the ending was super far-fetched. Learning about this author makes me sick. @britt_brooke 10mo
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Sharpeipup 😮 Just wow. 10mo
AmyG Mr. Ripley and his Ladder to the Sky. Wow. I won‘t ever read any of his books. 10mo
julesG @britt_brooke Agree to the liars and manipulators everywhere. Why should the publishing industry be an exception. 10mo
TheLibrarian Well I‘m glad I didn‘t pay for his book and I won‘t support him in the future. That‘s just disgusting behavior. 10mo
Jess7 Yes, I won‘t be reading his next one. @TheLibrarian 10mo
tournevis Ok, someone on here yesterday said they went to college with him and was linking to this article. I lost the post. Who was it? 10mo
britt_brooke @julesG Exactly. That‘s why I don‘t find this situation surprising. Unfortunate? Yes. But not altogether shocking. 10mo
Megabooks @tournevis Yes! I went to college with him. Worked at the Chronicle with him. When it came out in Duke magazine last year that he was AJ Finn my mom remembered his name, but I didn‘t have a clear memory of him. Mary Carmichael, who was contacted for the article, was a friend in college. The bff read the article. She was head of the whole paper the year after Dan graduated and doesn‘t remember him. I contacted the friend that reviewed TV when 👇🏻 10mo
Megabooks Dan reviewed films and haven‘t heard back yet. It bugs me that I don‘t remember all his shenanigans. It‘s just crazy. I love (in a bad way) what he wrote to Princeton because that was the only school I applied to where I didn‘t get in! 10mo
Megabooks @britt_brooke @Jess7 @AmyG @TheLibrarian I don‘t plan on reading his next one either. I think it was @TrishB who said she met him at a book signing. 10mo
britt_brooke @Megabooks After all of this, I‘ll be curious to see what his books sales look like on the next one. Crazy that you went to school with him! 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage This reminds me so much of what happened when the truth came out about James Frey‘s supposedly autobiographical book. 10mo
Leftcoastzen Holy Crap! 10mo
Eggbeater Wow. I just read the article. This is crazy. Bipolar disorder does not turn one into a pathological liar. What a shame! I really liked the book, too. 10mo
TrishB @Megabooks I would like to say it was me just to add to the story! Not this time though. I have this book on my kindle but haven‘t read. 10mo
Leftcoastzen I was kinda interested in reading it, but also, the unreliable narrator thing is getting a bit tired. 10mo
Tonton Read the article, as well as a recap in the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/feb/05/bestselling-author-of-the-woman-at... wow, a lot of energy misplaced 10mo
mrp27 @AmyG said it the best! Crazy..... 10mo
tpixie I haven‘t made it through the article yet but the story is incredible!!!!! Thanks so much for tagging me on this! 10mo
TheBookStacker This is bonkers! Definitely creepy parallels between Ripley and him (murder aside) 10mo
lele1432 Nooo freaking way!! Between this, Bad Blood Elizabeth Holmes and Billy McFarland from the Fyre Festival documentaries I'm too done!! We live in a world full of "successful" frauds. ? To lie about cancer is disgusting. I'm mad I bought his eBook on sale! ? I hope his next one tanks. 10mo
Megabooks @lele1432 preach!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 10mo
BibliOphelia BANANA. PANTS. I am so bummed I bought the book (which I have yet to read) and hope his career crashes and burns. So tired of the callous, privileged people who burn through real nice people and never get their comeuppance. 10mo
Marilyncjackson This is crazy! And thanks for sharing 10mo
Reviewsbylola That‘s wild! And I also jumped to the James Frey comparison @BarbaraTheBibliophage although somehow this seems waaaaaay worse to me. I guess because this dude just lies for the hell of it, even to people who should be able to trust his credibility, whereas I guess I give Frey some artistic license. 😬😬 Awful, I know. 10mo
TheFunkyBookworm Omg wow this is truly wild!!! I‘ll def be skipping his next book...I wonder how people think they can get away with hiding these “skeletons” 10mo
TNbookworm Wow! I'm glad I never jumped on the bandwagon and read his book! What a liar! Crazy that he could get away with alI that! 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Jess7 I haven‘t read it... it sounded too much like The Girl In The Train and I did not like that book!! So glad I didn‘t spend money on this one!! 10mo
The_Heeler_Booklife He sounds crazy. It‘s just horrible he loves to dupe and manipulate. Won‘t read his next book. 10mo
GripLitGrl Whoa! Thanks for tag. I am definitely anti liar I pretty must have a zero tolerance level for liars. He's quite the pathological liar & about health issues too, that is the worst! Thinking his book sales will suffer for this & I definitely won't be giving him any support going forward. I do think to lie in the ways he did something is not quite right & he may need some help so he can stop.😳audiobook library loan for me the hype was understood 10mo
Jennifer3 I have no words and my phone died before I finished it. Holy sh*t! That amount of lying is insanity. And how no one has called him on it for years! And that author Hannah and what she knows and does. My mind is blown by this whole situation @Jess7 10mo
ShariEstaLeando 😱😱😱 10mo
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Untilted | Autechre
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1) The Au Pair, The Goldfinch, and The Woman Inside
2) Ravenclaw
3) The Crown

#weekendreads

LeticiaToraci 1) The Wicked King. 2) Griffindor (tested, but not sure) 10mo
LeticiaToraci 3) Show: Billions! 10mo
laur89 How is The Goldfinch? I have it on my TBR but I‘m saving it for later in the year, closer to the movie release 10mo
rachelsbrittain Thanks for joining in 💙💙 10mo
britt_brooke I loved The Goldfinch. How are you finding it so far? 10mo
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Last Woman Standing | Amy Gentry
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3/5 - I finished this book today, but it took me forever to get into it. (Hence the picture from early December when I started reading it.) I loved Gentry‘s first book, but this one didn‘t work as well for me. Parts of it were suspenseful, but a lot of it was drawn out and the ending felt far-fetched. The social commentary in it is important, but for me that wasn‘t enough to make me love it. Ultimately it was just so-so. #jpbookreview #netgalley

Jess7 📚 2/52 | Thanks to the publisher and netgalley for allowing me to read an early electronic review copy of #LastWomanStanding by #AmyGentry in exchange for my honest review. This book published 1/15 and is available wherever books are sold. #thegreeneyedreader (edited) 11mo
Jess7 Also — I think the reason I didn‘t love it was because I didn‘t have any feelings about the characters in this book. I didn‘t love, like, or hate any of them. I didn‘t think they were clever or interesting. For me whenever the plot is a bit slow, I really need the characters to evoke some type of emotion in me— be it hate or love, but frankly I just didn‘t care what happened to any of the people in this book. 11mo
Megabooks Thanks for the honest, good review. I liked her first book, but I think I‘ll just wait on the library for this one. 11mo
TorieStorieS I completely agree- it felt like two books forced together rather awkwardly... and I agree with your assessment of the characters and their likability!!! 11mo
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4/5 stars - First book finished in 2019. 1/52 - I liked this book a lot. I finished the audiobook a few weeks ago. It‘s perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell.

#jpbookreview #minireview #review #bookreview #youngadult #ya #simonvsthehomosapiensagenda

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I'll Never Tell | Catherine McKenzie
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Have any of you read any of Catherine McKenzie‘s books? Which was your favorite?

Thanks to Amazon Publishing and Lake Union Publishing #partner for sending me this free early review copy. Pub date is June 2019.

MallenNC I've read a couple of hers. I liked Fractured the best. 11mo
valeriegeary I'm a fan!! Smoke was one of my favs! I need to catch up on her newer ones. 11mo
valeriegeary Oh let me tag that 👉 11mo
ephemeralwaltz Beautiful photo! 10mo
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The Au Pair | Emma Rous
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#partner #berkleypub — I am currently reading #TheAuPair and loving it. 😍 This debut is a must read for those of you that love #KateMorton ‘s book settings.

It‘s been a busy week with work and today is my husband‘s birthday so I‘m not sure how much reading I‘ll get in this weekend, but hopefully I‘ll finish soon!

See my previous post for my #review of #TheAnonymousGirl. I am really excited to start #freefall by debut author #jessicabarry!

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An Anonymous Girl | Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks
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3.8/5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟 - This book grabbed my attention from the beginning. Jessica Farris, a makeup artist in need of money, signs up for an anonymous psychological study on morality and ethics, conducted by an elusive Dr. Shields. Jessica speaks honestly and bares her inner secrets to Dr. Shields in her initial sessions. Dr. Shields offers Jessica an opportunity to participate in a social experiment beyond the confines of a computer. 👇🏼👇🏼

Jess7 (2) {continued } Enticed by the offer of generous compensation, Jessica accepts. Jessica quickly gets caught up in a web of deceit, jealousy, paranoia, fear, and murder. This book is suspenseful, but for those of you that read their first book, The Wife Between Us, be forewarned The Anonymous Girl, while suspenseful, lacks the explosive twist that their first book had. 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 (edited) 11mo
Jess7 (3) {continued} If you read very many thrillers like I do, you will likely be able to see where this book is headed, but that doesn‘t take too much away from the suspense. I enjoyed it and will continue to read these talented author‘s novels. #jpbookreview #arc #thegreeneyedreader Thank you to #stmartinspress [#partner ] for the free arc. All opinions are my own. #review #bookreview #ananonymousgirl #thewifebetweenus #botm #bookofthemonth (edited) 11mo
Crazeedi Great review! Thanks! 11mo
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Let‘s talk about TBR backlists! All of these books have been sitting on my bookshelves for quite some time begging me to read them, but for various reasons I haven‘t done it yet!

What are some of the books on your shelves that you have been meaning to read for awhile? See any good ones on my reading chair?

To make a dent in this collection, I joined a Goldfinch BR on instagram. I‘ve read the first three chapters and I‘m enjoying it so far!

Jess7 @ReaderthenBlogger (tagging you bc I know you‘re doing the #goldfinchbr with me! #goldfinch #donnatartt #backlist #backlisttbr #readharder 11mo
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Silvertongue I feel you on the TBR backlist! Angela‘s Ashes, The Jungle and Don Quixote are ones that are really nagging at my on mine. Good luck on your goldfinch read! A book read sounds like a great idea to finish those tough titles. I read the Secret History and Alias Grace last year and adored them both; hope you find luck with them too! 11mo
KatieDid927 Read all those except A Little Life which is on my list! 11mo
RaimeyGallant Nice pic. I *coughs* keep meaning to finish The Goldfinch. 11mo
valeriegeary I can highly recommend both Atwoods and the Secret History. I think I need to read A Little Life before I die but for some reason it intimidates me. 11mo
Emilymdxn I was really excited for Goldfinch and A Little Life and wound up really not liking either 😓 it‘s a hazard of spending a long time looking forward to a chunkster book! Hope you like them all tho! I adored secret history 11mo
Lizpixie I love your blanket! I‘ve got too many to count on my backlist, including The Handmaids Tale & The Secret History. There‘s so many awesome new releases I get distracted👀 (edited) 11mo
sprainedbrain All of the books on your chair are worth reading, but I definitely preferred The Secret History to The Goldfinch. 😃 My backlist is so bad... but my BOTM shelf is the worst. I have 25 of them yet to read, and it‘s been a year since I cancelled. 😳 (edited) 11mo
Hollie I loved A Little Life! The Goldfinch is on my tbr, too! 11mo
Carolyn11215 I loved the Handmaids Tale. And I hear the new tv series is pretty good too! 11mo
eraderneely Such a lovely photo! 11mo
Freespirit Your selection is excellent. I enjoyed them but did not love them. A Little Life stays has stayed with me forever...it's that sort of book 11mo
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Looker | Laura Sims
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Thanks to a bookstagram #giveaway I won #thelooker by #LauraSims (Pub: 1/15). This book sounds great👇🏼 (and it‘s short):

Abbreviated Synopsis: “A dazzling, razor-sharp debut novel about a woman whose obsession with the beautiful actress on her block drives her to the edge... Searing and darkly witty, Looker is enormously entertaining—at once a propulsive Hitchcockian thriller and a fearlessly original portrait of the perils of envy..” #tbr #arc

Jess7 There isn‘t enough room on Litsy to paste the full synopsis and this database is lacking one so click here for the full synopsis if you‘re interested: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsTVB3mHiTw/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1tog6p... 11mo
AmyG I‘ve heard it‘s really good. 11mo
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Golden Child | Claire Adam
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Thanks #hogarthbooks and #sjpforhogarth for this free book! This book sounds really good and I think it‘s a #botm pick. Have any of you read this yet?

Also — I‘m obsessed with these cozy socks! They‘re from Books-A-Million. I picked them up at the store near where my parents live. Do you wear cozy socks when you read? What‘s your favorite brand? I need more! I‘m in love!

#goldenchild #claireadam #arc #bookofthemonth #cozysocks #booksandsocks

BookNerd9906 I don‘t know what to pick?!?!?! 11mo
WellReadCatLady Those socks look so cozy! 11mo
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Slajaunie 💚💚💚 cozy socks 11mo
Jas16 I really liked it. 11mo
GloVerdino My sister got slipper socks from Old Navy and I‘m in love with them! 11mo
Melissa_J I love cozy socks!! Chapters/Indigo (Canada‘s big book seller) has been selling them for a few years, and they change the colours/patterns with the seasons. 11mo
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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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Super excited about starting this one soon! 🔪Thanks @BerkleyPub #partner for sending me this free #arc! Have any of you read this yet? It sounds really good!

Blurb: “Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting...We look like a normal couple... We all have our to keeping a marriage alive. Ours just happens to be getting away with murder...”

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britt_brooke I liked this one a lot! 11mo
corycatelyn Loved it! 11mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Loved it also❣ 11mo
AileenRR I love Simon (ha!) SO MUCH! The book and movie were my fall 2018 obsessions. I don‘t love the voice of the book narrator though. Much prefer the voice of movie Simon. What do you think? 11mo
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A Book Reader's Journey | Omaid Ahmadzai
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I read 65 books in 2018, surpassing my goal of 52 by 13!

1️⃣ How many books did you read? 2️⃣ Did you meet your reading goals? 3️⃣ Are you setting goals for 2019?

Let‘s connect: https://Goodreads.com/thegreeneyedreader

#goodreads #goodreadschallenge #challenge #myreadingjourney #readingjourney #thegreeneyedreader #myyearinbooks #2018myyearinbooks #2018

julesG Congratulations! 11mo
julesG BTW my goal was 150 books, I read 292 (children's books I reviewed included). This year I want to read 150 books again. 11mo
Redwritinghood 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 11mo
LeahBergen Nice!! 👏🏻👏🏻 11mo
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Dream Daughter | Diane Chamberlain
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Happy New Year! 🥳🌈 All of these books were on my 2018 TBR that I didn‘t get around to reading. I‘m going to try to prioritize these in 2019.

Have you read any of them? Any you loved or hated?

Also pictured is my fabulous new 2019 bookish planner! I‘m in love with it and can‘t wait to start filling it out!

#rainbowstack #rainbowbookstack #rainbowbooks #bookspines #thegreeneyedreader

Follow me on IG: https://instagram.com/thegreeneyedreader

valeriegeary Love this pic! I haven't read any of them yet but have There, There and All You Can Ever Know on my to read list for this year. 11mo
AmyG I had many of those on my list, too...that I didn‘t get to read. Happy New Year! 11mo
AnneFindsJoy ❤️ 🌈 Wonderful pic! I loved The Dream Daughter! It surprised me how much depth and heart there was to the story. I found it really captivating! The less you know going in the better! 11mo
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Redwritinghood Happy New Year! 11mo
Thousand-Lives Such a pretty stack! 😍 I really enjoyed The Ensemble. 11mo
Magpiegem Pretty pretty PRETTY! I love a rainbow but it‘s even better when it‘s made of books!! 11mo
Elizabeth2 Gorgeous photo! I‘ve read “The Girl Before” with my book club. It was good! 11mo
JennyM I‘ve read a few in there. My absolute favourite is 11mo
Mdargusch Great photo! I loved The a Summer Wives. 💚 11mo
TelevisionNeighbor Loved There There and All You Can Ever Know. 11mo
Pamwurtzler Nice stack! You‘ll love 11mo
Crazeedi Yes you have some good books there, I really am enticed by you bibliophile 2019! Want! (edited) 11mo
MeganAnn Pretty picture! 😍📚💖 I really loved 11mo
BookNerd9906 ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
Addison_Reads I received the Bibliophile planner for Christmas and I love it! 💜 It's very well made. 11mo
BookishClaire I‘m gutted I never got round to reading THE ENSEMBLE last year! Hope I get to it this year amid the flurry of new releases.. 11mo
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Jar of Hearts | Jennifer Hillier
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Jar of Hearts was one of my favorite thrillers this year and I‘ve heard great things about Sadie.

I have teamed up with bookstackedblonde on bookstagram ( https://instagram.com/thegreeneyedreader ) to give four (4) books to one (1) lucky winner! This #giveaway is US only. If you would like to enter for a chance to win visit this link to my post on #instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BsBfQ33nmKV/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=ewffc9...

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Becoming | Michelle Obama
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Chrissyreadit I just love this First Family so much #myfavoritepresident 11mo
Tamra Thank you for posting, have some I‘m going to check out! 11mo
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir | Jeannette Walls
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Thank you @BookaholicNatty for this wonderful surprise book mail! All of the LWW crew is so awesome! 😘 Hope you had a very merry Christmas! 🎄#litsywelcomewagon

I‘ve heard The Glass Castle is great book!

Judybskt Loved that book. Watched the movie last night. Loved it! 11mo
Talewaggingreads Crazy good! Love, love, love Jeannette Walls! Must follow up with Half Broke Horses, the story of Walls' bootlegging, horse breaking, and all around badass grandmother! 11mo
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The Night Before | Wendy Walker
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I hope you had a very merry Christmas! We visited family out of town, but we‘re back home tonight.

Have any of you read this yet? Thanks to @StMartinsPress for this free review copy. Pub date is May 2018.

Blurb: “Riveting and compulsive, national bestselling author Wendy Walker‘s The Night Before “takes you to deep, dark places few thrillers dare to go” as two sisters uncover long-buried secrets when an internet date spirals out of control.”

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Twenty Pageants Later | Caroline B. Cooney
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Visiting my parents for the holidays means staying in my childhood bedroom. This is my childhood bedroom bookshelf. See anything that brings back old memories? 😂

MaleficentBookDragon Lois Duncan. Her books messed me up as a kid. 12mo
LisaJo Lois Duncan was the very first author I ever made a point of reading their back list. How nice that your parents kept your childhood bookshelves in tact. 12mo
Silvertongue Omg love the Duncan and All Around the Town was the first Mary Higgins Clark book I read too!!! Definitely fed my early growing love of thrillers :) 12mo
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BarbaraJean Anne!! 💜 And Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry—oh, I loved that book. 12mo
Soozee I would have loved that set of L M Montgomery. I read as many asI could find but I don‘t think I got them all. 12mo
LeahBergen You need to read the Anne series again over Christmas. 😆😆 12mo
OutsmartYourShelf Anne of Green Gables series! I still have my originals, the ones with the covers from the TV series with Megan Follows. I don‘t usually like the covers for TV/film tie-ins, but I love these ones. 12mo
Chelleo Roll of Thunder ⚡️⚡️⚡️💖 12mo
dragondrool Killing Mr. Griffin. 12mo
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5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - this book deserves all of the stars! I can‘t believe it took me so long to pick it up. It‘s so much than what it purports to be in the description online. It‘s about love, loss. discovery, feminism and so much more. I cried more than once as I read this novel and I wrote down so many quotes. It‘s the kind of book that will stay with you long after the last page is read. #jpbookreview

I‘m hosting a b-day #giveaway on bookstagram:

erzascarletbookgasm Happy birthday! and nice pic! 👍 Too bad I‘m not on Instagram 🙃 12mo
JamieArc This is one of the books I‘m looking forward to getting to early next year! 12mo
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AmyG What a great book. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!!! 🎉🎁🎂🎈🎊 12mo
grumpygirlbooks Happy birthday! I need to read this one, I keep hearing such good things! 12mo
maleahrae I LOVED this book!! And you're right.. it stays with you! 12mo
DeleteAcct Happy birthday to you! 🎶🎵🎶🎵 12mo
Llanphear Happy birthday! This is a wonderful book! 12mo
LeahBergen Happy Birthday!! 📚📚📚 12mo
Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 12mo
Jess7 Thank you everyone for the kind birthday wishes 🥰 12mo
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The Au Pair | Emma Rous
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#partner - 2019 is going to be a great year for books! Thanks so much to various publishers for gifting me these free arcs. I‘m really looking forward to all of these! 😍

Which ones are on your TBR? Have you read any of these?

#theaupair #sugarrun #whenyoureadthis #theobjectofyouraffections #mylovelywife #alilyinthelight #imfineandneitherareyou #thegirlheusedtoknow #thenightbefore by #wendywalker

I‘ll tag these books in the comments too.

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Jess7 A Lily in the Night (couldn‘t find in the database) 12mo
Violetsunrise84 I read The Au Pair. It‘s a fantastic story. 12mo
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Then She Was Gone | Lisa Jewell
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4/5 stars - I listened to the #audiobook of this one and it was great. It started off a little slow, but once all the pieces came together, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I saw all of the twists coming, but it was still suspenseful and ultimately parts were quite heart-breaking. This was my first Lisa Jewell book, but it will not be my last. Highly recommend. #jpbookreview

Full review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2336581411

Kaye Good review. I‘ve yet to listen to this , but I have it. My favorite was 12mo
RadicalReader @Jess7 I absolutely adore having a blanket cuddled underneath and a gripping book perfection does exist 11mo
TheRomantiCate Oh I loved this one!! 😍😍 9mo
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Do you love a good book tree as much as I do? Here is a beautiful one from my local indie bookstore, #RoeblingPointBooks, in Covington, #Kentucky. 😍

Do you try to #shoplocal at independent bookstores? What‘s your favorite thing about indies? I love the feeling I get when I walk in.

I want to make my own BOOK TREE, but it looks incredibly time consuming. I know my friend @britt_brooke has made one before. Did you make a #booktree this year?

Chrissyreadit I want to make one too! But am more overwhelmed by the take down than the put up. 12mo
Chrissyreadit And I love shopping at indie book stores 12mo
Doughtah I haven‘t been to one recently, but there‘s one in my parents‘ town that i‘ll be heading to this new years vacay. 😊 What would some of the books be that u‘d put in ur good books tree? 12mo
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readordierachel Lovely! 12mo
Jess7 @Chrissyreadit yes!! That‘s part of the reason I haven‘t made one. @Doughtah I thought about making a small one of BOTM books since I have so many of those. @readordierachel Thank you!! 12mo
Mdargusch That does look daunting. But I love it! 12mo
TheKidUpstairs I do love to shop local when I can. I love the personal connection, and I get the best recommendations there. But sometimes I do have to do my gift buying at the big stores, especially if there's a chance they person I'm buying for will want/need to exchange! 12mo
Jess7 That makes sense. I buy most of my books from Amazon bc the price difference is huge, but I anytime I visit my local indie, I can‘t leave without buying a book to support it @TheKidUpstairs 12mo
Zelma Wow, that is a very visually pleasing book tree! 12mo
britt_brooke They‘re a lot of work! I made a small one couple of years ago, but haven‘t tried again. (edited) 12mo
Wife Indie bookstores are scarce in the Detroit area ☹️ 12mo
Christine11 Love a book tree! 🎄💛 12mo
LibrarianRyan Mine took about 30 mins to stack and another 10 to light and decorate. I didn‘t do one at work this year but that one normally takes half the day and that‘s on top of the half a day it takes to pull all the books. 12mo
LeahBergen I love book trees! ❤️ I‘ve made one the last four years. 😄 12mo
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Then She Was Gone | Lisa Jewell
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Currently reading: #thenshewasgone by #lisajewell 🤗

Have you read this one? I‘m listening to an #audiobook of it while I work from home today and I‘m loving it!

#bookofthemonth #botm #bookofthemonthclub #thrillerbooks #suspensebooks #mysterybooks #murdermystery #currentlyreading #murdermonday #thegreeneyedreader

GloVerdino I loved this one, much more than I thought I would! 12mo
Eggs Loved 12mo
AliciaDean I read it and I liked it very much. 7mo
thebooklifeofkk Enjoyed this one 3w
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Hey Litsy Buddy Readers! It‘s been a hectic month, but this is just a reminder that our first discussion of our December read will be held tomorrow at 3 pm EST.

Please LIKE and repost to spread the word. 🤗🤗 Thank you!

I apologize for getting the schedule put together late this month. If you‘re not caught up, just join in when you are.

#LoveHateAndOtherFilters #LHOF #LitsyBuddyRead

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Thank you so much Harper! This was such a nice holiday surprise. 🎄😘 Has anyone read this?

“Get ready to be swept up in a whirlwind romance. Laurie falls in love at first sight with a stranger, and spends the next year looking for him. Fate brings them back together at Christmas, but not in the way anybody expects: turns out he‘s dating her best friend. It absolutely charmed me, and I can‘t wait to share it with y‘all.” —Reese Witherspoon

mcipher I haven‘t read it but I‘ve heard it‘s great! 12mo
sprainedbrain Yes, in one day. ❤️ 12mo
TrishB It‘s a good, quick read. 12mo
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Lovesbooks87 I did. It was really good! 12mo
CoffeeNBooks I'm glad it got there! I hope you enjoy it! 12mo
AmberWB I really liked this one! 12mo
Lmstraubie My current#audiobook just a few chapters in. 12mo
BeckyRoy I plan to read it next. 12mo
erzascarletbookgasm Nope, hoping to read it. 🙂 12mo
Bookishgal71 Reading it now 12mo
emmaturi Just finished it! Loved it! 12mo
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My Life in Lists | Guy Browning
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This year I...
- read 50+ books (63 so far!)
- attended a book festival (#BooksbytheBanks)
- bought from an indie bookstore
- hit up a book sale (several, including #friendswarehouse )
- met an author ( #KateMorton and several others)
- gave up on a book ( #TheFavoriteSister)
- read a classic ( #JaneEyre , still reading)
- met a litten in person (I met several incl. @Chelleo )
- read outside my comfort zone ( #Circe)
... etc. (see above) #in2018

RealLifeReading Hooray! 😀 12mo
JaclynW Awesome! 12mo
britt_brooke How‘s Jane Eyre going? 12mo
Freespirit What a great year you‘ve had 12mo
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Becoming | Michelle Obama
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I‘m so excited for my beautiful copy of Michelle Obama‘s Becoming! Have any of you read this one yet? Isn‘t it gorgeous?!

Also pictured is my first cup of hot cocoa (drank it last night) to try to sleep! Ear infection is still in full force, but I‘ve learned to be religious about taking Tylenol for the pain every 6 hours. Last night I woke up at 2 am in excruciating pain where the Tylenol had warn off. I‘m hoping I don‘t wake up again 🤞🏼

JoyBlue I loved the book! Hope you feel better pronto! 12mo
cassiopia I am so sorry you have an ear infection 😔 I'll send out good vibes for you. Get well soon. 12mo
huntersmom1977 Oh man! Adult ear aches are the worst! Hold a heating pad to it if you can. Get well soon my friend 12mo
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Branwen Hope you feel better soon, friend! 💕 12mo
Skygoddess1 I loved “Becoming”. I listened to it on audio because Michelle narrates it herself. 12mo
Skygoddess1 I hope your ear infection is gone soon, being sick is the worse, especially when it‘s tied in with pain 12mo
RebL I bought it straight away, but set it aside to unwrap. Anticipation is making me wait! Sorry to hear about the ear infection. Hope it goes fast. 12mo
JacqMac Ear infections are the biggest pain. I hope you‘re getting some sleep. Heal well. 💕 12mo
irre Feel Better 12mo
Birdsong28 Hope you feel better soon 😘📚📖 12mo
Dragon I hope you are feeling better, take care of yourself! 💐 12mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I hope today brings you some relief! 12mo
dragondrool Hope you're better soon. I've had some luck lying with achy ears on heated rice bags a time or two. 12mo
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Britt-Marie Was Here | Fredrik Backman
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Thank you Michelle! Such a beautiful package! 😘

Jess7 Also — I just realized logging on to Litsy just now that I forgot to post in the LWW yesterday. This inner ear infection has me out of sorts! I‘m sorry! @Chelleo 12mo
Tamra I wish I could wrap like that! 12mo
Chelleo @Jess7 Totally understand. I‘ve been sick this week too and still feel hazy. Hope you feel better soon! 12mo
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Chelleo @Tamra 🤗 12mo
Mitch Beautifully wrapped 💕 12mo
Velvetfur Gorgeous wrapping! 12mo
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BOOKSHOPS | Jorge Carrion
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🎄❄️It‘s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! ❄️🎄 Has your local bookstore started decorating for the holidays yet?

My husband and I went to see The Hate U Give move (loved the book) this past weekend and this picture shows the decorations outside my local Barnes and Noble at Newport on the Levee.

These lights were timed to music 😍

TheWordJar Love it! 😍😍 How was the movie? My daughter and I loved the book, but I‘m afraid the movie won‘t do it justice. 12mo
Jess7 I thought the movie did a really good job with it. I was very pleased with it. @TheWordJar 12mo
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The Similars | Rebecca Hanover
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I‘m not usually into science fiction, but the description of this ARC (available January 2019) sounds super suspenseful! Have any of you read this one yet? Is it on your TBR? #thesimilars

Blurb: “When six clones join Emmeline's prestigious boarding school, she must confront the heartbreak of seeing her dead best friend's face each day in class in this exhilarating and riveting debut...” #tbr #arc

Thanks to the publisher for this gifted copy.

Bklover This sounds fascinating! 12mo
LibrarianRyan It‘s on my TBR. I have a copy upstaits 12mo
Jess7 Great I hope you both enjoy it @Bklover @LibrarianRyan 12mo
Beachesnbooks I got this arc at bookcon, it‘s on my tbr this month—i‘m super curious about it! 12mo
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Swaps | Sherree DeCovny
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Checkout Michelle‘s recent post if you‘re interested in signing up for this #bookswap! I love this idea and I hope those of you that enjoy book swaps will join this one! #blitsyhistorymonth

Chelleo Thanks for sharing this! 🤗 12mo
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I just love John Boyne‘s writing style and this was the book that introduced me to him. It‘s incredibly sad, but I loved it nonetheless. Thanks so much to @britt_brooke for sending me this beautiful edition for my Boyne collection! Also pictured is pretty bookmark Britt gifted me from @That-Bookish-Hiker ‘s Etsy shop! 🤗

JamieArc I saw the movie before I knew it was a book and because it tore me apart, I don‘t think I want to do that to myself twice by reading the book 😓 12mo
britt_brooke 🤗🤗🤗 12mo
Jazruiz.2014 I thought the book was ok but I wasn‘t fond of the writing style. I‘m not sure if this is the author‘s normal writing style or adapted for this book. I enjoyed the way the characters were developed in the book but the overall writing style didn‘t impress me. 12mo
Jazruiz.2014 @JamieArc I saw the movie before I knew it was a book as well. The ending in the book is sad, of course, but the movie was definitely sadder. 12mo
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Who is planning to join me in December for the FINAL #LitsyBuddyRead of 2018? 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️ This book is only 276 pages, but I‘ve heard it packs in a lot to discuss! 🤗

Comment and let me know if you‘re in! I‘ll be putting together the reading schedule this week. If you‘re planning to start it now, just know we will divide the book roughly in half so that we can have two Sunday discussions.

Would you prefer final discussion on 12/23 or 12/30?

Jess7 @britt_brooke I hope you will join — I think you will like this one! 12mo
marywag08 I‘m in! 12mo
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CoffeeNBooks Yes! I just downloaded it from the library, so I'm in! 12mo
AmyG I am not going to make it this month. But I am in for January! 12mo
britt_brooke I just placed a hold on it and should get it soon, so go ahead and count me in. 23rd works best for me because we‘ll be traveling on the 30th. 12mo
Karkar Not for this one, keep me on for the January pick. 12mo
sweetpealsd I‘m in! 12mo
mcctrish Just put a hold on it at the library and I could have it before the weekend 🎉I‘m in 12mo
RaimeyGallant I've read it and would love to participate in the discussions. 12mo
Currey I‘m in and would rather have the second discussion after the holiday but will work with the schedule either way. @Jess7 12mo
erzascarletbookgasm Thanks for the tag! I am not joining in Dec. Where do I see the list of your buddy reads for next year? (or the next couple of months). 12mo
mrp27 I'm in. I just need to pick up my hold at the library. 12mo
Jennifer3 I‘m in and I say we do last discussion 12/30. Thanks for all you do to organize our monthly book club! @Jess7 (edited) 12mo
Pamwurtzler I‘m in!! Thanks for the tag. 12mo
Cinfhen Not me, but thanks for the tag 12mo
Jaayimee I put a hold on it. We‘ll see if I get it in time to join in. 12mo
Avanders Oooh... I'm really going to make an effort to not have so many books on my plate in 2019... so I can join in these fun things! Unfortunately I have to pass this year 🙁 12mo
Jazruiz.2014 I‘d love to. I‘ve never done a #LitsyBuddyRead 12mo
Mowen036 I‘m gonna try!! 12mo
britt_brooke My hold just became available. When‘s the first discussion? I‘ll do my best to catch up. 12mo
Jess7 I‘m going to do the 16th and the 30th. I‘ve have the worst ear infection and I doubt I‘ll get it read by this Sunday. I‘m sorry the last discussion is when you will be traveling, but it just worked out that way with the holidays. @britt_brooke 12mo
britt_brooke @Jess7 The dates are no problem. I‘ll just pop on when I can. Feel better! 12mo
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An Anonymous Girl | Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks
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Next up: An Anonymous Girl. Have you read this one yet?

#ananonymousgirl #arc #stmartinspress #freebook

jillannjohn Starting today. 12mo
eanderson Sooo good!!! 12mo
BridgetteM It‘s my current read. So far so good! 12mo
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Betty Enjoyed it!! 12mo
LauraRenae I also got an ARC and it keeps getting pushed aside. I‘ve heard good things though! 12mo
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A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne
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5/5 stars - Boyne has done it once again. He has written a powerful, character-driven novel that captivated me from the very first page. This book is very different than Furies, and yet I loved it all the same. The main character, Maurice Swift, is the type of character you absolutely love to hate. He has no moral compass and he will do anything to get ahead in his literary career. I highly recommend! 🤩 #jpbookreview #bookreview #aladdertothesky

MelissaSue81 Indeed.. Maurice May be one of the most despicable characters ever written! But a fantastic story. 12mo
HOTPock3tt I can‘t wait to read this book!! ♥️ 12mo
rdkate Loved Furies and Boy in the striped pajamas, so excited to read this! 12mo
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plemmdog Looking forward to this! 12mo
DannyOlda Yes, finishing this tonight and feel exactly the same way. Maurice is wonderfully easy to love to hate and the dialogue of the last quarter if the book is so good. 12mo
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The Widow | Fiona Barton
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OMG — this is too much Danielle! You have out done yourself! Thank you so much for this lovely Christmas package of goodies sent all the way from Canada! I hope you have a wonderful holiday season and I‘m very glad you‘re a part of the @LitsyWelcomeWagon team! 😘❄️🎄

Jess7 I‘m mailing you something - it should arrive in a couple weeks @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego 😘 12mo
Jess7 Also I just realized it didn‘t let out a gift message - but it‘s from book depository so hopefully you‘ll know it‘s from me @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego 12mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Whoo hoo. Glad it arrived! Ho ho ho 🎅 12mo
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A Spark of Light | Jodi Picoult
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I love having an awesome, kind bookish community of people on bookstagram and Litsy to interact with and I‘m so grateful to all of you. 😘This is a stack of some of my latest bookmail from some lovely bookstagram friends.

Are any of these books on your TBR? Any I must read?

🎁 The Boy at the Door
🎁 Lies You Never Told Me
🎁 Family Trust
🎁 Guess Who
🎁 A Double Life
🎁 The Family Tabor
🎁 A Spark of Light
🎁 The Last Mrs Parrish

#bookmail

Elma Just finished A Spark of Light last night. I thought it was really good. The subject matter is a tough and I didn't like the format (telling the story backward). But I loved all the different point of views and the story itself. It gets 5 stars from me. 12mo
LiteraryinLititz I totally want to read A Spark of Light! I‘m like 100th in line for a library hold, though, so it could be a while. 😋 @Elma I‘m so glad to hear you mostly liked it! (edited) 12mo
kate_reads A Spark of Light is wonderful—Jodi picoult will forever be a favorite 12mo
Jemgirl2014 The Last Mrs. Parrish is amazing! 12mo
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❄️ “I smell snow!” - Lorelei Gilmore ❄️ Is it just me—or do some of you also think of this famous Gilmore Girls lime whenever it snows too?

We got our first snow of the season tonight in #Cincinnati and although it didn‘t really accumulate, it did put me in the holiday spirit! 🎄🎁

This is my latest book mail. Blurb: “Honesty is the best policy…except maybe when it comes to marriage in this brilliant novel about the high price of perfection...”

Eggs I can smell snow too ❄️ Love Camille Pagan ❣️ 12mo
BennettBookworm Love this title! 12mo
Jess7 🤗🤗 @Eggs this will be my first book by her. I do too @BennettBookworm - I think the #arc cover goes great with the title too! 12mo
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sb3626 Awwww @Jess7 I‘m missing Cincinnati a lot this time of the year!!! 12mo
ChasingOm I was in Cincy for my bachelorette party this weekend! Glad the snow held off for a day!!😂 12mo
BridgetteM That‘s an absolutely gorgeous picture! 12mo
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