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Old 03-03-2020, 10:31 AM
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I hope you'll all join in and share what you've read since our last check-in.
What were some of your favorites... major disappointments??

My favorites reads for February were...
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern -- I LOVED this book... but will admit that it took me two tries to get through it. Taking a break halfway through and then coming back to it really helped. Gah. I finished wishing for more more more of Dorian!
Criminal Intentions Series by Cole McCade -- I'm loving this series! It's gritty with some wonderfully intriguing characters. It's reads much like watching a criminal TV series.
Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah -- this one was fairly predictable... but liked the characters
The Vanished Birds by Simon Jimenez -- This would have been a 5 star for me if the ending hadn't been so abrupt... but perhaps I'm just selfish and wasn't ready for it to end.
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin -- I loved these characters... but their journeys made me so sad. If I hadn't been left feeling so depressed after, I might have given it 5 stars.

My disappointments for the month:
The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny -- not because it's a bad book though! this is the 5th book in the series and just wasn't as good as the first four. I am hoping book 6 jumps back on track. Really great writing.
Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn -- It just didn't live up to all the hype for me ... meh.
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Old 03-03-2020, 11:42 AM
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I gave my stars based on how much I could not stop talking about the books as I was reading them. Everyone I spent time with this month heard about The Giver of Stars & The Orphan Keeper!
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Old 03-03-2020, 11:23 PM
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I'm reading The Giver of Stars now, Rebecca. My favorite last month, and for a very long time was The Great Alone. Sooooo good!!!

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Wow, that's a lot, Loni! And I am adding your books on my list, ladies! I only read 9 as I am still reading The Wise Man's Fear of Rothfuss, his 3rd book is taking forever to comeout but I am more of feeling excited than frustrated.

Excuse the lack of margin, I used a white paper adn this is ging on my Feb pl.
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Old 03-04-2020, 06:06 AM
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I'm reading The Giver of Stars now, Rebecca. My favorite last month, and for a very long time was The Great Alone. Sooooo good!!!

I read The Great Alone this past summer...it was really good--one of my favorites of 2019!
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Ladies... ya'll are amazing! I wish I had time to read that many books! I'm still working on my February book Discovery of Witches". So many of these look so interesting!!!
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Didn't think I would but I loved The Lager Queen of Minnesota. All of these were good but my next fave would have to be The Silent Patient.
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Ladies... ya'll are amazing! I wish I had time to read that many books! I'm still working on my February book Discovery of Witches". So many of these look so interesting!!!
I got 2/3 thru DOW (then had to return to library) and want to get it again to finish it, then the rest in the series before seeing the TV series about it.
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Ladies... ya'll are amazing! I wish I had time to read that many books! I'm still working on my February book Discovery of Witches". So many of these look so interesting!!!
I read that a couple years ago & I remember it taking me a long time to read!
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I only read one book last month and Im not sure how I feel about it lol. I mean I love a good physiological thriller with a twist but this was a twist of a twisted twist? Idk, weird but ok, too

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Thanks ladies... I am loving it!! But the last two months were nuts here with Gym Night, so and I was exhausted by bed time (when I usually read). I almost picked it up at 1:45 am last night when I was wide awake from a coughing fit...
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I only read one book last month and Im not sure how I feel about it lol. I mean I love a good physiological thriller with a twist but this was a twist of a twisted twist? Idk, weird but ok, too

I was able to get this on kindle. Looks good. I'm curious as to how I'll like this.
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I'll have to add some of these to my list. I'm terrible about sitting down and reading a book. Audiobooks have been huge for me, although I didn't listen to a ton in last month.
The Night Circus was just ok.
Lady in the Lake I liked.
The Ex was pretty good.
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