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juliegumdrop

juliegumdrop

Joined January 2018

I work at a public library.
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Wasn‘t planning on reading this but when I was browsing my library‘s shelves I discovered it and I was in the mood for a fairy tale retelling. I‘m about half way through and enjoying it.

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Here are the books I read in November. The Library at Mount Char was CRA-ZEE! I loved it. #novemberwrapup #bookreport

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What is going on?!? 😂

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The Tea Dragon Festival | Katie O'Neill
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Gorgeous illustrations!

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This book is awesome. Thoroughly enjoying this. #library #bookclub

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Silent Companions | Laura Purcell
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Here‘s my #OctoberWrapUp. I read 3 books this month.

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I‘ve wanted to read this book for a decade and I‘m finally getting to it, thanks to my #bookclub. I love #historicalfiction and this one‘s about the Salem witches of the late 1600s. A nice way to round up the month of October.

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Baby Teeth | Zoje Stage
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Reading this is giving me a deeply unsettling feeling. #bookclub

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Silent Companions | Laura Purcell
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This is super creepy so far.

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Testaments | Margaret Atwood
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Here‘s my #septemberwrapup. I read 5 books. Excellent reading month for me.

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Late 1930‘s Manhattan society scene brought to life.

overtheedge @juliegumdrop That looks really good! 3mo
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Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo
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The writing is absolutely beautiful. The author narrates the audio book and it‘s stunning.

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Testaments | Margaret Atwood
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Perks of working at a library. First for this bestseller (no holds) checkout. Going to start it tonight after work.

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The Friend | Sigrid Nunez
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Just started this today. It‘s written in 2nd person and the narrator is talking to her deceased friend. I like it. #currentlyreading

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All Systems Red | Martha Wells
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This one is the first in a trilogy. #scifi #sciencefiction #currentlyreading

LibrarianRyan Actually there are 4 books with more on the way. 3mo
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The Eyre Affair: A Novel | Jasper Fforde
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I read 3 books in August. This month just flew by! Two were for #bookclub. The Skin I‘m In was for my son‘s summer reading assignment for 7th grade and I read it with him. #augustwrapup

4thhouseontheleft The Skin I‘m in is part of my daughter‘s 6th grade curriculum this fall, I plan on reading it too! 3mo
juliegumdrop @4thhouseontheleft it‘s very good! 3mo
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The Ashes of London | Andrew Taylor
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This is really good #historicalfiction. #bookclub

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The Skin I'm in | Sharon Flake
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My son had to read this over the summer for school. (He‘s just started 7th grade.) I‘ve wanted to read it for so long and finally I‘m doing it. I knew it would be good and it is!

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Something in the Water: A Novel | Catherine Steadman
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Finally! They‘re going diving. Can‘t wait to find out what‘s in the water. #nospoilers #bookclub

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Something in the Water: A Novel | Catherine Steadman
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Books up next. Tagged book is definitely being read this month for #bookclub. And Birds of PA is always on hand. Any recommendations? Have you read any of these that I should prioritize? #bookstack #tbr

Soubhiville I LOVE Binti and also The Poet X! 4mo
juliegumdrop @soubhiville I recently finished Binti Home and loved it. I am considering reading Poet X for my library bookclub. 4mo
charl08 Nice stack! 4mo
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I read 4 books this month and they were all 5 ⭐️! Amazing reading month. 2 #scifi and 2 #historicalfiction #julywrapup

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Great reads! 💕📚💕 4mo
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Home (Binti, #2) | Nnedi Okorafor
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This is a stunningly original story. #scifi #sciencefiction

overtheedge Loved this whole series!! 3mo
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Going to be discussing this at my #library #bookclub this week.

Crazeedi This was a 5⭐ for me this year, 💗💗it 5mo
juliegumdrop @Crazeedi it‘s looking like 5 ⭐️s to me too 5mo
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Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock | Imogen Hermes Gowar
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Borrowing this from my #library for my #bookclub. Mermaids and courtesans—need I say more?

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Binti | Nnedi Okorafor
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I only read three books in June. I was on vacation for 5 days and didn‘t have a chance to read at all. A friend told me that she only gets time to read while on vacation and I‘m the opposite. 😂 #junewrapup

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Still a good month! I'm not great at reading on vacay either. But I always bring tons of books, just in case. 😉📖💖 5mo
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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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I‘ve read the Wayward Pines series and Dark Matter and they were both really great. In this new one you can really see how Blake Crouch has developed as a writer. It‘s so much more refined and the dialogue is better. Loving it! #scifi #sciencefiction

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Wolf Hall | Hilary Mantel
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Recently traveled to Canada from the States and went to Value Village and got this #bookhaul for a bargain. The only one I‘ve read is Persuasion but I didn‘t have a copy. Have you read any of these? #bookstack

Laughterhp Such a great stack! 6mo
annahenke We have such similar taste! 6mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Tin Man was good. 6mo
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego And I love VV for book shopping. 6mo
LapReader I loved Tin Man and Clockmaker‘s daughter. I hated Wolf Hall. 6mo
Severnmeadows Just listened to the Naxos recording of Persuasion, read by Juliet Stevenson- an absolute delight! I‘m a big Hilary Mantel fan, and loved Wolf Hall (very influenced by the BBC2 production!!) 😊 5mo
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Binti (Binti, #1) | Nnedi Okorafor
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This first part of the trilogy is next for my #library #bookclub.

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Butcher's Hook | Janet Ellis
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Cat in lap and reading.

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Giveaway | Carolyn Finlay
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Thanks @REPollock for hosting a #giveaway500 for hitting 500 friends on Litsy! My hard pass subject would be Christian books.

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The Ghost Bride | Yangsze Choo
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Here‘s my #Maywrapup. I read 4 books this month and 3 for #AsianAmericanPacificHeritageMonth. I can‘t even pick a favorite; they were all really great.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Fabulous! 💖📚💖 6mo
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The Farm: A Novel | Joanne Ramos
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American Born Chinese | Gene Luen Yang
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hjreviews This looks gorgeous! 7mo
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The Ghost Bride | Yangsze Choo
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I selected this for my #library #bookclub for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month for May. Are you reading any books by Asian authors to celebrate this month? #AsianAmericanPacificIslanderHeritageMonth #asianauthor

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Oh! I bought it! Since I work at a library I do not often buy new books. I just really had to have this one. The novel is one of my all time favorites. I love the novel so much I haven‘t watched the show yet. Are there any books you love so much that you would be reluctant to see a film/tv adaptation of?

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I‘m finally reading this #classic novel of romantic suspense. It‘s so good! Also though, I haven‘t read a mass market paperback in awhile and the print is too tiny. My poor 👀.

SitsWithaBook I would love to reread this one. 7mo
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I read 4 books in April. The top two were 5 ⭐️s. #aprilwrapup

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Nice job! 📖💖 7mo
MrBook Beautiful! 6mo
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Just started this one. It‘s good so far.

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Went to a #library #booksale yesterday and got these goodies. I recently read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah so ended up getting three more WW2 novels. Also, apparently I‘m all about 16th century British monarchs too, so I got two of those. And one classic and one YA. #bookhaul #bookstack I can‘t turn down a bargain.

rretzler I‘m fascinated by WWII novels! 8mo
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This book is soooo good. Definitely living up to the hype. #hypedbooks

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Blackfish City | Sam J. Miller
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Started this #dystopian #scifi this weekend. #sciencefiction

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Graphic novel for my #bookclub. Been wanting to read this for ages.

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Nightingale | Kristin Hannah
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Reading this for my #library #bookclub this month. It‘s so good! I knew I would like it because I enjoyed The Great Alone and generally love historical fiction.

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Washington Black | Esi Edugyan
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I completed 8 books this month, including 4 books for #middlegrademarch. Tagged book was my favorite. #marchwrapup

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Excellent reading!! 📖💖 8mo
Freespirit Wow that's great! 8mo
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The Book of Boy | Catherine Gilbert Murdock
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Really enjoying this #middlegrade novel that takes place in the Middle Ages for #middlegrademarch

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Some #greenbooks to celebrate #stpatricksday. #bookstack how many have you read?

crazyspine I've read 🐱 eye 9mo
juliegumdrop @crazyspine that‘s a good one 9mo
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Daisy Jones and The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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It‘s good, but not as good as Evelyn Hugo.

Bklover If my Litsy feed is correct, I think I may be the only person who is not reading this book! I liked Evelyn Hugo too! 9mo
TrishB @Bklover I‘m not! As always, the hype has put me off. I‘ll leave it alone for a while! 9mo
Bklover @TrishB Me too! 9mo
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This is hilarious! Also, such a tiny book. #translatedlit

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Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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Cover matches my fingernails. #currentlyreading for my #library #bookclub.

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Fever 1793 | Laurie Halse Anderson
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Burning thru this. Heh heh. #middlegrademarch #middlegrade

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