Marcelo Escribano (@hebdo_readings)

The main character in this book is not the constant threat of #terrorism and #carbombs in the streets of #karachi The real revelation and epicenter of the story is the daily terrorism the same people of the city place on each other. The thousands and millions of micro moments, choices and decisions which produces #apathy, hopelessness and fundamentalism spreads to the core of a society. #bilaltanweer gives us a collection of individual failures, #lies and deceptions which amount to actual explosions and #killings in a gradual and even more painful way. #tanweer teases the story into the ‘casualness’ of our lack of empathy or solidarity. Ultimately #thescatterhereistoogreat is a window into the #relationships among the inhabitants of a city and the centrality of those relationships be it negative or positive when it comes to its future. I can’t believe this is his first book. Simply brilliant! #highlyrecommended #pakistaniliterature #harpercollins #vignettes #debutnovel #hopelessness #atallcosts #sindh #fragments

Eric Abalajon (@jacob_laneria)

Finishing Rodolfo Alonso few days ago, I think I can move on from collecting books from the Earthworks series by UK indie press Salt Publishing. For almost a year, I’ve been seeking translations done by the amazing team of Cuban poet Victor Rodriguez Nuñez and translator Katherine Hedeen, both from Kenyon College. I think they have two more titles for the series, but I’m satisfied with these.
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Nuñez was already an established cultural figure in Cuba before living in Colombia, Nicaragua and eventually in the US. He’s not very well known, I think, because he can’t be boxed in the dissident template, nor is he of the militant tradition. And I think that’s also a window to the cultural scene in contemporary Cuba. Hedeen also edited an anthology of younger Cuban poets put out by Smokestack Books. If mainstream publishers want to stick to the dystopian narrative in Cuba, they are missing a lot.
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The editorial choices of this team greatly help to have a more comprehensive view of the exciting development of poetry in Spanish in the recent past and at present. I hope I don’t have to use ‘only book in English’ as much as I do now. Do check out their work.
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#igreads #bookstagram #saltpublishing #victorrodrigueznuñez #katherinehedeen #juangelman #rodolfoalonso #idavitale #fayadjamis #juanbañuelos #juancalzadilla #cubanliterature #latinamericanliterature #poetry #translation #kenyoncollege #literature #literatureintranslation #smokestackbooks #indiepublishing #smallpress #shoutout #bookpile #bookstack

ikay 🇮🇩 (@ikayfromluc)

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Recently I read Jonathan Stroud Lockwood&Co books series and thinking how I started to like Little Lucy more than Anthony after three books. I have to admit I was fallin in love with the crazy djini Bartimaeus first and that's the beginning story where I started collecting his books. I re-read The Creeping Shadow this week while my sister watching all Marvel's movies. But both of us have one common, curled up in our old pajamas and enjoying chocolate and hot tea
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What is your recently books to read?
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I like stories where womens save themselves
~Neil Gaiman
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#bookstagram #bookstagramindonesia #bibliophile #booklover #igreads #bookish

Faith Nzama • Kenya (@suckerforcoffe)

I don't know about, but I'm feeling 22🎤🎶 I just had to sneak that one in lol. Morning friends! As you can tell, today I turn 22,yaaay? I woke up with a new bust of energy and it has put me in a really good mood. There is a reflective post, where I take stock up on the blog (link in bio)
Happy Birthday to me! 🎂🎉🎊

Rachael 📖 Tea and Book Addict (@redrchl.reads)

What are you up to this weekend?

After a full day of travel, we made it from snowy Minnesota to (also snowy) Arizona. Of course it would snow the day we arrive. It's really pretty here though and the weather is supposed to clear up tomorrow, so we're hoping to get out and explore a bit!

Gorgeous bookmark from my amazing friend Meghan @bookloverinblue. 💕 It's so pretty and I love this quote!

#sarahjmaas #acomaf #bookmark #bookstack #book #booklover #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bibliophile #literature  #read #reading #igreads #igbooks #bookstagramfeature #bookphotography #booklove  #bookishfeatures #instabook  #yabooks #youngadult #yalit #ireadya #tgif #Friday

Lore Of Books • Book Nerd (@loreofbooks)

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I originally saw this book at the library, liked the title, and borrowed it. When I started reading the authors’s bio, I realized he had also written the “Motivation Manifesto” and was prepared to not like this book. After reading the section about who should read this book, I decided I would give him another chance.
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There were some sections that resonated well for me such as courage and the 3 traps. Otherwise, I would suggest people read the last section of the book which is the summary and then dive deeper into the sections that interests you.
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Out of curiosity, I checked out some of his talks and the best way to summarize his personality - seen both in his talks and the book’s tone is #humblebrag

A & L (@totallybookedandread_y)

Tomorrow, we will be posting our March Challenge!!! Hope you all join us!!
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Challenges!
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#totallybookedfebruary Day 23: Favorite Character Duo: Hmm... I really loved when Inej worked with Nina in the Six of Crows duo. Like, the whole team was amazing, but I loved when they worked together in situations.
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#jayjaysconstantfaerytalesvalentine Day 23: Bookish Rainbow: This book has a splash of color on it.
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#candycoatedbooks Day 23: Authors You Want to Meet: John Green and Sarah Dessen.
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#bookstagram #bookaddict #bookhoarder #bookish #bookstagramfeature #bookishfeatures #bookfeaturepage #bookishlove #booknerd #bookworm #booksoutside #booksoutofdoors #bookdragon #jamestrevinorepost #booklove #bibliophile #bookphotography #ilovebooks #igbooks #igreads #instabooks #booksofinstagram

Natalie (Nat) (@faerytales_and_fangirling)

Weekend!! But boy did it start with a bang! I went to the supermarket this morning... and a fire alarm went off.. we were all rushed outside and then the firefighters arrived and let us all in... BUT while the store workers were re-entering a group of people looted and bolted outside before anyone could stop them! 😂😂 just thought id share! Gave me some Dystopian vibes... 🙈🙈 Also I finished The Iron King... send help 😢😢😢 I need the next one immediately!
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QoTD: would you rather become a Disney Princess (you can pick which one) or a paranormal humanoid (think vampire, werewolf etc)???
AoTD: vampire or Mulan... we all know by now how much I suck at picking only one thing 😂😂 Oh! A vampire warrior 😱😱😱😱 nailed it!
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Challenges:
#skrfebruary - favourite book world - Nevernever right now 😍😍 or Tir Na Nog 💙❄️💙❄️💙
#hollysandlisasbookishvalentine - masked character - legend??
#iamsweetfebruary - book and keychain
#bookishlywritey - a ship everyone hated but you - Mal and Alina - ALINA DOESN'T DESERVE ANYONE EPIC.. sorry 😂😂 rant over! Most overrated heroine ever! And the reverse is Nesta and Cass - Poor Cass!
#bndtpfeb18 - cover with transportation 🤔🤔 maybe HPD or SJTR??
#readwritefeb - books and sweaters.. its like 30 degrees Celsius here today.. no jumpers needed 😂😂😂
#jayjaysconstantfaerytalesvalentine - delicate character - Dorian 😂😂
#totallybookedfebruary - a book you sped through
#bookinkandfairytalesfeb - Most reread book... The Hobbit or Persuasion
#addlebowtiesfeb18 - OTP
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#leighbardugo #sarahjmaas #marissameyer #hollyblack #kerrimaniscalco #stephaniegarber #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #booknerdigan #bookdragon #bookgeek #totalbooknerd #igreads #igbooks #instabooks #instaread #bibliophile #bookishfeatures #bookish #faerietalescandles

RoxyC (@thereadinggypsy)

Just finished this tender, brave and beautiful work with some fruit salad for lunch. Such a unique voice, very poetic writing with a sense of vulnerability. Loved it😍

#books #bibliophile #bookish #bookworm #instareads #instabook #igreads #igbooks #livetoread #reading #readingrulesmylife #booknerd #nerdgirl #currentread #callmebyyourname #lbgtq

Sarah with the good books (@she.gets.lit.erary)

"You really can't be trusted to just 'kill time' in a bookstore and come out empty handed." Truer words were never spoken, dear husband. He's certainly got my number. PS it could have been so much worse. .
I picked these up 'killing time' so to speak this evening. I'm really looking forward to starting them since these titles keep appearing across #bookstagram. They've been calling to me.
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#toberead #bookstore #bookhaul #newbooks #bookcovers

Vicki Nalezny (@vicki__lynne)

Sometimes you just need some lighter reading in your life. PS I’m pretty sure @andi_dorfman is my spirit animal. I felt like I was reading my own thoughts from a previous chapter in my own life.
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#bookstagram #booklovers #bookworm #booknerd #igreads #igbooks #reader #bossypants #itsnotokay

Hann • XIX (@supernaturalshelves)

Stray by Elissa Sussman
(Book 1 of the Four Sisters Novel) 👑 Synopsis of the book- ‘I am grateful for my father, who keeps me good and sweet. I am grateful for my mother, who keeps her own heart guarded and safe. I am grateful for my adviser, who keeps me protected. I am grateful for the Path, which keeps me pure. Ever after.” Princess Aislynn has long dreamed about attending her Introduction Ball, about dancing with the handsome suitors her adviser has chosen for her, about meeting her true love and starting her happily ever after.

When the night of the ball finally arrives and Nerine Academy is awash with roses and royalty, Aislynn wants nothing more than to dance the night away, dutifully following the Path that has been laid out for her. She does not intend to stray.

But try as she might, Aislynn has never quite managed to control the magic that burns within her-magic brought on by wicked, terrible desires that threaten the Path she has vowed to take.

After all, it is wrong to want what you do not need. Isn’t it?
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My Review on the book:
I gave this book a 3.5 out of 5 Stars for starters. I really enjoyed reading this book, it gave me a Harry Potter/Disney Princess with a twist kind of feel. It’s a fairytale type of book basically. I love Princess Aislynn’s personality and determination in this book. Its not a typical romance girly type book. It focuses on Aislynn and how she is trying to find her place on The Path and her struggle to follow the rules or her heart. She is portrayed very well and the author is fairly descriptive about things going on. I am excited to read the second book of the series, Burn.

Frea Lee-Wilson (@frea_wilson)

It has been raining here in Texas for days now. It has been a great weather to cuddle in bed with my husband and our puppy and read a book. I haven't been feeling well so I'm allowed to be lazy. 😂 My husband cooks and makes me coffee in bed. Bring me cookies and tea while I read. And he got me those crunchy pork skins. .
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I finished reading another book today and I couldn't be happier. 2 books in 2 days? That's big for me. ❤️
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On other note, do you like vintage clothes? I have been collecting some but just too lazy to take pictures. .
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#book #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #booknerd #bookporn #bookcommunity #culturetripbooks #igreads #read #reading #bibliophile #booksofinstagram #photography #bookphotography #chasingemotions #seekthemoments #seekthesimplicity #chasingemotions #moody #moodygram #lightroom #loveyourself #simplelife #vintagedress #simplepleasures #beautyinsimplicity #holdthemoments #thisishome #serenity #calmness

Terrie Arasin (@justabookb)

#AtTheStrokeOfMidnight by @authortarasivec goes live #February27th and if you want a light-hearted laugh out loud read then you need to pre-order this baby!! I love the characters and their witty and entertaining repartee.

(@thea_philosophia)

It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own.
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#epictetus #handbook #marcusaurelius #meditation #stoicism #philosophy #progress #book #bookstagram #bibliophile #igreads #instareads #inspirationalquotes #successquotes #selfimprovement
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