LOVE LOVE LOVE the acknowledgements idea! I always read them, too - they really can be a fascinating little window into the author's mindset.

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I love reading acknowledgments--one of my favorite parts of the book! I know I work in publishing and am always looking for friends' names (and sometimes mine! never gets old!), but I also love reading a tiny bit about who inspired them, the pets that cheered them on, the works that influenced them. Such a fun way to end a book experience for me.

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Oooh I love the new feature! I always always read acknowledgements — it's such a fun glimpse into the author's mind!

When I recently read Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors, I was floored by one line in her acknowledgements — (about her husband)

"Thank you for loving me, for marrying me, and for creating a life with me far too honeyed and harmonious to ever make for interesting fiction. I'm yours."

What a line of pure poetry.

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