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Top 10 Books October 2021

Top 10 Books October 2021

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Review for Once Upon a Crime

Review for Once Upon a Crime

Murder Most Unladylike #9.5, Once Upon a Crime, Young Adult, Blue, Short Stories, Thriller, MysteryOur duo (and their friends/family) is back with a new book full of short stories. 4 of them are all new!

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Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

The Island of Sea Women, Lisa See, Women, Korea, Asia, Adult, Historical Fiction
As the sun set, we walked to the water’s edge, where Shaman Kim made offerings to the sea gods. “Release Sun-sil’s spirit,” she entreated. “Let her come back with me.” She tossed one end of a long piece of white cloth into the waves, then slowly hauled it in, bringing my mother’s spirit with it.
The next morning, the winds were violent, making it impossible to keep the candles lit. Today would be about release: for my mother to be released from this plane and for us to be released from our links to her and from our torments. we began with the same pattern of weeping, wailing, dancing, and chanting, until Shaman Kim finally asked us to sit. Around me, I saw faces filled with sadness but also excitement.
First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ The Midnight Guardians

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ The Midnight Guardians

The Midnight Guardians, Ross Montgomery, Tiger, Children, Imaginary, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, WWII, Airplanes, Sunset, Thorns, Snow, Winter, Children's books
Tonight is the darkest night of the year.
It is so dark, you can barely make out the stone cottage sitting in front of you. It is the only building in the valley. A path runs right from the fields to a red front door, framed by the remains of a rose bush. In summer, when days are long and warm, the roses flourish. But there are no roses now. It is the dead of winter and the dead of night. The door is surrounded by thorns.

Top 10 Books August 2020

Top 10 Books August 2020

Morning everyone!

Pokko Heeft een Trommel, I Stole My Genius Sister's Brain, Twenty Guys You Date in Your Twenties, Top 10 books, August 2020, Books, Reading

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Top 10 Books October 2019

Top 10 Books October 2019

Afternoon all,

Top Books October 2019, Slimme Droger, The Kingdom, Monster Atlas, Red, Pink, Black, Monsters

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