Can’t Wait Wednesday

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Can’t Wait Wednesday, is hosted by Wishful Endings  to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. 

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GOODREADS

The next novel of psychological suspense and obsession from the authors of the blockbuster bestseller The Wife Between Us.

Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed.

When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave.

Question #1: Could you tell a lie without feeling guilt?

But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she’s thinking… and what she’s hiding.

Question #2: Have you ever deeply hurt someone you care about?

As Jess’s paranoia grows, it becomes clear that she can no longer trust what in her life is real, and what is one of Dr. Shields’ manipulative experiments. Caught in a web of deceit and jealousy, Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.

Question #3: Should a punishment always fit the crime?

From the authors of the blockbuster bestseller The Wife Between Us comes an electrifying new novel about doubt, passion, and just how much you can trust someone.

This book published January 8th but I am waiting for it to come in at my library. I really enjoyed their first novel and so I am excited to see how this one is.

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Tell Me (Top Ten) Tuesday

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Tell Me Tuesday is a weekly blog feature put on by La La in the Library.  It is where we discuss what we have been, currently are, and will be reading.  What are you reading? Tell me.

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WHAT I READ LAST

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GOODREADS

I enjoyed this book way more than I thought I would!  I had a couple snow days off from work so I was able to read this one quickly.  There are a couple twists that I definitely did not see coming!  The writing was fast paced and kept me on my toes.  A definite must read for mystery lovers.

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GOODREADS

I loved the quirky main character, Martha Storm.  I also loved that she loved working in a library and helping others.  When Martha gets sent a book containing stories that she made up from her childhood a fabulous mystery unfolds.  The author did a great job of making her characters very like able or not like able.  This was a wonderful story about forgiveness and family and that is okay to sometimes put yourself first.

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Book Blurb

Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It’s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens. But it is the sort of place where everyone has a secret. And everyone is watching you.

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WHAT I AM READING NEXT

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Book Blurb

The Prince and the Pauper gets a modern makeover in this adorable, witty, and heartwarming young adult novel set in the Geekerella universe by national bestselling author Ashley Poston.

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Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN TUESDAY TOPIC IS…

The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List

 

It’s Monday! What are YOU reading?

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IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? IS A PLACE TO MEET UP AND SHARE WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN, ARE, AND ABOUT TO BE READING OVER THE WEEK. IT IS HOSTED BY KATHRYN AT THE BOOK DATE.

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WHAT I READ LAST

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GOODREADS

I enjoyed this book way more than I thought I would!  I had a couple snow days off from work so I was able to read this one quickly.  There are a couple twists that I definitely did not see coming!  The writing was fast paced and kept me on my toes.  A definite must read for mystery lovers.

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GOODREADS

I loved the quirky main character, Martha Storm.  I also loved that she loved working in a library and helping others.  When Martha gets sent a book containing stories that she made up from her childhood a fabulous mystery unfolds.  The author did a great job of making her characters very like able or not like able.  This was a wonderful story about forgiveness and family and that is okay to sometimes put yourself first.

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CURRENTLY READING

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Goodreads

Book Blurb

Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It’s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens. But it is the sort of place where everyone has a secret. And everyone is watching you.

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WHAT I AM READING NEXT

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Goodreads

Book Blurb

The Prince and the Pauper gets a modern makeover in this adorable, witty, and heartwarming young adult novel set in the Geekerella universe by national bestselling author Ashley Poston.

Weekend Wrap Up #72

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The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @The Caffeinated Book Reviewer It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. Here is what I have been up to this last week.

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WHAT I WATCHED

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Just started watching this series on NetFlix.  Only one episode in but enjoying it..

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GOODREADS

A very enjoyable read so far!

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WHAT I READ THIS WEEK

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GOODREADS

I enjoyed this book way more than I thought I would!  I had a couple snow days off from work so I was able to read this one quickly.  There are a couple twists that I definitely did not see coming!  The writing was fast paced and kept me on my toes.  A definite must read for mystery lovers.

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Stacking the Shelves is put on by Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves. Here are the books I have added to my TBR list this week.

I checked these out from my local library.

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GOODREADS

Book Blurb

“I live here alone in a garage, together with a laptop computer and an old hand grenade. It’s pretty cozy.”

Herra Björnsson is at the beginning of the end of her life. Oh, she has two weeks left, maybe three—she has booked her cremation appointment, at a crispy 1,000 degrees, so it won’t be long. But until then she has her cigarettes, a World War II–era weapon, some Facebook friends, and her memories to sustain her.

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GOODREADS

Book Blurb

Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It’s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens. But it is the sort of place where everyone has a secret. And everyone is watching you.

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The Book Blogger Hop is put on by The Coffee Addicted Writer . There is a weekly prompt featuring a book related question.

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION IS SUBMITTED BY Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews.

This weeks prompt is…

How many books did you read last year? Will your goal be to match it or surpass it?

My answer…

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I upped my goal by one book but hopefully I will read more than that!

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Tell Me (Top Ten) Tuesday

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Tell Me Tuesday is a weekly blog feature put on by La La in the Library.  It is where we discuss what we have been, currently are, and will be reading.  What are you reading? Tell me.

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WHAT I READ LAST

 

Click here to read my thoughts on these books.

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CURRENTLY READING

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GOODREADS

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.
You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.
You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Assume nothing.

Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen’s The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage – and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

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WHAT I AM READING NEXT

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GOODREADS

A librarian’s discovery of a mysterious book sparks the journey of a lifetime in the delightful new novel from the international bestselling author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper .

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toptentuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN TUESDAY TOPIC IS…

Books I Meant to Read In 2018 but Didn’t Get To

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It’s Monday! What are YOU Reading?

 

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IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? IS A PLACE TO MEET UP AND SHARE WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN, ARE, AND ABOUT TO BE READING OVER THE WEEK. IT IS HOSTED BY KATHRYN AT THE BOOK DATE.

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WHAT I READ LAST

 

Click here to read my thoughts on these books.

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CURRENTLY READING

meListening to this on audiobook.

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GOODREADS

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.
You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.
You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Assume nothing.

Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen’s The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage – and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

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WHAT I AM READING NEXT

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GOODREADS

A librarian’s discovery of a mysterious book sparks the journey of a lifetime in the delightful new novel from the international bestselling author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper .

Weekend Wrap Up #71

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The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @The Caffeinated Book Reviewer It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. Here is what I have been up to this last week.

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A Happy Tail!

Rover was adopted this week and went to his fur-ever home!  I am so happy for him.  I will miss that goofball.

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WHAT I WATCHED

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I found this series very interesting.  I don’t struggle with clutter but I do like to organize and get rid of stuff.  Her theory of keeping only things that Spark Joy inspired me to focus on things and memories that are the most important.

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CURRENTLY READING

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GOODREADS

This is taking me awhile to get through but it is enjoyable.

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CURRENTLY LISTENING

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GOODREADS

I have read this book and seen the movie but I just love Louisa, the main character so much that I decided to listen to the audiobook on my commute to work.

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WHAT I READ THIS WEEK

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I liked this book because it dealt with a topic I haven’t seen a lot.  The main character’s mom is suffering and dying of MS.  She has asked her son to help her die with dignity.  The author did a great job showing the anguish in Bobby’s decision whether or not to help his mom.  There were many gut wrenching scenes and my thoughts and opinions changed throughout the book because the author presented both sides of this controversial topic so well.

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This was my first Lisa Jewell book and I am now a fan!  I loved how the mystery was revealed throughout the story by multiple points of view.  The ending wasn’t a big surprise but there was a small enjoyable twist.  I will definitely be reading more by this author.

GOODREADS

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Stacking the Shelves is put on by Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves. Here are the books I have added to my TBR list this week.

I received this from NetGalley.

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GOODREADS

Book Blurb

When a beloved family dog is stolen, her owner sets out on a life-changing journey through the ruins of our world to bring her back in this fiercely compelling tale of survival, courage, and hope. Perfect for readers of Station Eleven and The Girl With All the Gifts.
My name’s Griz. My childhood wasn’t like yours. I’ve never had friends, and in my whole life I’ve not met enough people to play a game of football.
My parents told me how crowded the world used to be, but we were never lonely on our remote island. We had each other, and our dogs.
Then the thief came.
There may be no law left except what you make of it. But if you steal my dog, you can at least expect me to come after you.
Because if we aren’t loyal to the things we love, what’s the point?

 

This was a free e-book from Tor.com

Not sure I will be able to read this due to the animal cruelty but it isn’t a very long book and the radioactivity story intrigues me.

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GOODREADS

In the early years of the 20th century, a group of female factory workers in Newark, New Jersey slowly died of radiation poisoning. Around the same time, an Indian elephant was deliberately put to death by electricity in Coney Island.

These are the facts.

Now these two tragedies are intertwined in a dark alternate history of rage, radioactivity, and injustice crying out to be righted. Prepare yourself for a wrenching journey that crosses eras, chronicling histories of cruelty both grand and petty in search of meaning and justice.

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The Book Blogger Hop is put on by The Coffee Addicted Writer . There is a weekly prompt featuring a book related question.

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION IS SUBMITTED BY C. Lee @ cleemckenziebooks

This weeks prompt is…

Is there anything that drives you bonkers when you’re reading a book and makes you want tell the author a thing or two?

My answer…

I read a book recently that every other page referenced Harry Potter or Hamilton the Musical.  It was so distracting to the story!

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Tell Me (Top Ten) Tuesday

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Tell Me Tuesday is a weekly blog feature put on by La La in the Library.  It is where we discuss what we have been, currently are, and will be reading.  What are you reading? Tell me.

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WHAT I READ LAST

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This was an intriguing story of two women  who own the same piano at two different points in history for two very different reasons.  The stories eventually come full circle when a mysterious man wants to rent the piano for a photo shoot in different parts of Death Valley.  This was a beautifully written story of forgiveness and letting go of the things that weigh us down, even a piano.

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CURRENTLY READING

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GOODREADS

I am actually listening to this as an audiobook.

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GOODREADS

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WHAT I AM READING NEXT

I have no idea!  Since I am reading 3 books at once right now, I haven’t even thought about what is next.

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toptentuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN TUESDAY TOPIC IS…

New to me authors in 2018

 

It’s Monday! What are YOU Reading?

 

bookdate

IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? IS A PLACE TO MEET UP AND SHARE WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN, ARE, AND ABOUT TO BE READING OVER THE WEEK. IT IS HOSTED BY KATHRYN AT THE BOOK DATE.

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WHAT I READ LAST

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This was an intriguing story of two women  who own the same piano at two different points in history for two very different reasons.  The stories eventually come full circle when a mysterious man wants to rent the piano for a photo shoot in different parts of Death Valley.  This was a beautifully written story of forgiveness and letting go of the things that weigh us down, even a piano.

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CURRENTLY READING

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GOODREADS

I am actually listening to this as an audiobook.

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GOODREADS

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GOODREADS

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WHAT I AM READING NEXT

I have no idea!  Since I am reading 3 books at once right now, I haven’t even thought about what is next.

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Weekend Wrap Up #70

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The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @The Caffeinated Book Reviewer It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. Here is what I have been up to this last week.

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If you are familiar with my blog then you know that from time to time I foster shelter dogs.  This beautiful boy is Rover.  He was a stray and brought to the rescue I volunteer at.  He is the sweetest goofball of a dog I have ever met.  Like most of the dogs I have fostered, I would love to keep him but I know the perfect family is out there waiting for him.

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WHAT I WATCHED

I have been watching The Fall on Netflix.  I am in the middle of the second season out of three seasons.  Love both of these actors!

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GOODREADS

I am actually listening to this as an audiobook.

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GOODREADS

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WHAT I READ THIS WEEK

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This was an intriguing story of two women  who own the same piano at two different points in history for two very different reasons.  The stories eventually come full circle when a mysterious man wants to rent the piano for a photo shoot in different parts of Death Valley.  This was a beautifully written story of forgiveness and letting go of the things that weigh us down, even a piano.

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Stacking the Shelves is put on by Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves. Here are the books I have added to my TBR list this week.

I received this from NetGalley.

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GOODREADS

A librarian’s discovery of a mysterious book sparks the journey of a lifetime in the delightful new novel from the international bestselling author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper .

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La La in the Library gave me a heads up on this one.  It was free for Kindle on Amazon at the time of this posting.

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GOODREADS

This book is a hilarious and heartbreaking look into the life of a remarkable family that fell into canine rescue completely by accident, but now lives to protect and care for their dogs absolutely on purpose. An awe-inspiring read for anyone who loves dogs!

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The Book Blogger Hop is put on by The Coffee Addicted Writer . There is a weekly prompt featuring a book related question.

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION IS SUBMITTED BY ELIZABETH @ SILVER’S REVIEWS.

This weeks prompt is…

What is your first book of the year?

My answer…

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