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Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Revised)
Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Revised) | Douglas Adams
One Thursday lunchtime Earth is unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this is already more than he can cope with. Sadly, however, the weekend has only just begun. And the Galaxy is a very, very large and startling place indeed.
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TheEllieMo
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TheEllieMo
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#HappyHour by the Housemartins. I remember this song playing during Freshers‘ Week, when I started a Bath Uni. Hugely popular song, the nightclub DJ was asked to play it again and again, until he refused to do so until the students calmed down😂. And the full HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy, a trilogy in 4 parts, was first published in that same year.

#AyUpAugust
@Cinfhen
@squirrelbrain

Cinfhen Thanks for sharing that fun memory with us😊 1w
squirrelbrain Great memory! ❤️ 7d
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BookishBelle
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Started this one with my bf on audio on the way home today. This is also my first audible book. Any pointers would be appreciated!

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wideeyedreader
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An amazing #adventure awaits in this book! #letstravelaugust

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚✨⭐️ 1w
OriginalCyn620 I‘ve never read this but I‘d like to see what all the hype is about! 1w
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Booktastic
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I guess Marvin has a case of the Mondays too 🥴

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AstroBunny
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A right of passage for this young geek girl. I read it years ago. And recently enjoyed it again through Audible. A true classic.

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GrilledCheeseSamurai
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#AyUpAugust #MardyBum

Marvin the paranoid android always cracks me up! 🤖🚀🤖

@squirrelbrain @Cinfhen

squirrelbrain Good one! 🤖 😁 3w
Cinfhen Great graphics!! 3w
LCooper86 This just reminds me I need to find the time to read Hitchhikers Guide again. 3w
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Birdsong28
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Soubhiville Yay! I‘ll get my towel! 1mo
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TheEllieMo
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#SmallBlueThings makes me thing of the Hooloovoo, super-intelligent shades of the colour blue

#LilithJuly
@Cinfhen @KarenUK

KarenUK Clever! 👏👏👏 1mo
Cinfhen #SmartyPants 😜💙‼️ 1mo
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TheEllieMo
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Always listen to your mother‘s #Advice, you never know when it may be useful!

#QuotsyJuly2019 @TK-421

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BooknerdsLife
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#ColorMePretty #CMYK 💗💙💛🖤
Not too sure about this one, most of my books are either black or white😆 Lucky when I look over at my #TBR books pile and there they are! I‘m going to start the tagged book next since it‘s one of my birthday present
I‘ll tag the 3rd book title in the comment in case your curiosity is dying to know but your eyes can‘t see due to the silly lemon 🍋 colour😆
#newbook #bookhaul #scifi #funko #bibliophile #AussieReader

BooknerdsLife The 3rd book title is 1mo
Freespirit I haven't read that Daphne de Maurier! 1mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @BooknerdsLife, I‘m glad you tagged it because I was like, “Oh, I can read that. THE GREAT GOD FAN. God fan? What‘s a god fan? Oh, PAAAANNNN. That makes much more sense.” 😂 1mo
BooknerdsLife @Lady_Tigana_20 Hahahaaa 😂🤣🤣 I can‘t stop laughing reading your comment!!!! Glad I could help 😆👏🏼 ...apparently this God Pan didn‘t get many good reviews 🙈 1mo
BooknerdsLife @Freespirit The synopsis sounds intriguing & unlike her other books! I‘m excited about it ☺️ 1mo
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Gina
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Ummmm... BAHAHAHAHA

julesG 😱😁 2mo
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reading_rainbow
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DONT PANIC🐬 temporary abandoned my other book to start this series , in dire need for some comedy ✨🌌

•Review• Probably the smartest book i‘ve ever read, loved it and can‘t wait to start the next one. i love Ford Prefect so much and the Heart of Gold ship with the Improbability Drive, it was so funny, recommend!

ImperfectCJ This is one of my favorites! It's been years since I last read it...might be time for a re-read! Welcome to Litsy! 2mo
reading_rainbow @ImperfectCJ absolutely one of my favorites i immediately bought a copy and sent it to my sister, brilliant:) 2mo
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bookish6
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Week 11: A book set in space
Read: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Love this movie and they followed the book so well.

ju.ca.no I love movie amd book😍 2mo
sudi Love this cover 💚 2mo
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jackilynn
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Pickpick

Talk about another trip down memory lane. I remember really enjoying this when I 1st read it back in high school. I listened to the audio this time (read by Stephen Fry 👍) and while I still enjoyed it immensely I would have to say I definitely have a greater appreciation for & understanding of it now as an adult.

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Jazinator
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Pickpick

Book #36: Continuing on my "I'm going to read some "funner" books on this list" trend, I dove into my first outright humorous book. Prior to this I was not much accustomed to "British humor", having not watched much of British comedy shows or movies before. But afterwards I became a convert. I thought this book was absolutely hilarious, and...

http://dinojim.blogspot.com/2005/03/the-306-greatest-books-36-hitchhikers.html

#100greatestbooks

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jackilynn
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jackilynn
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One of my all time favorite characters! I have always loved this guy.

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Samreamer
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Pickpick

Who doesn‘t love this book. Such a FUN read! If you haven‘t read it, do yourself a favor and make it happen. Even my fiction-hating husband loved it! 🎵 So long, thanks for all the fish. 🎵

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wanderinglynn
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Pickpick

Finished HHGTTG audiobook last night. One of my faves, but 1st time on audio. But while I normally like Stephen Fry, I wasn‘t crazy about his narration, mainly because I will always hear Marvin‘s voice as Alan Rickman & Zaphod as Sam Rockwell. 💜 This was audiobook 5/6 for the #BookFitnessChallenge

I started the Bear & the Nightingale audiobook this morning, read by Kathleen Gati, who so far is a fabulous narrator.

bewareofwords That‘s fantastic! I love HHGTTG to death haha. You‘re doing great! 👏🏽 2mo
mabell I had the same experience! I listened to Hitchhikers after I loved the movie, and even though the narration was great, I missed their voices. 2mo
BookwormAHN Nice job 👏🏻 2mo
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BeckyLeJ
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Tiny and I are starting a new book today!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awwww ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
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catsuit_mango
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Also talked to a total stranger just because they were reading a book I love or just looking at a book I love in a bookshop ;)
#bookwormbingo

rather_be_reading 👏👏 3mo
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umbrellagirl
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MayaB1226 Hello, fellow Trillian! 😁 3mo
IamIamIam Totally unexpected, I got Ford!! My husband thought we'd both end up with Marvin. 😂😂😂 3mo
vivastory @IamIamIam Same here! 😂 3mo
umbrellagirl @IamIamIam I also thought I might get Marvin. 3mo
umbrellagirl @MayaB1226 👋🏻👋🏻👋🏻 3mo
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Krisjericho
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Yesterday was towel day! Take this fun quiz to see which character you are. I‘m Trillian. https://bookriot.com/2019/05/25/quiz-which-hitchhikers-guide-character-are-you/

CocoReads I got Ford. 3mo
cobwebmoth I got Marvin. 3mo
wanderinglynn I got Ford too! 3mo
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wanderinglynn @cobwebmoth 😂😂😂 3mo
Ddzmini 🤣🤣🤣 I got Trillian too 😝 (edited) 3mo
OrangeMooseReads I got Trillian as well LOL 3mo
CarolynM I'm another Trillian🙂 3mo
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Dragon
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Thanks @Joriebooks thanks for the link to this fun quiz. Of course I‘m Arthur Dent 😂. Now, where‘s my towel ! 🐟💫🚀🛰

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Joriebooks
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In honor of Towel Day yesterday(5/25), here is a quiz from Bookriot. I got Trillion. Who will you get?

https://bookriot.com/2019/05/25/quiz-which-hitchhikers-guide-character-are-you/

Erofan It's fun! 😁 I'm Ford Prefect!) 3mo
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ErikaB
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Sadly, the realization that I could have carried my towel around in this didn‘t hit until after I got home. It also would have matched my shirt. Oh well, already planning for next year! (Bag from @outofprint) #towelday

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ErikaB
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Honestly, the thought that I could have been any “Hitchhiker” character other than Marvin was ridiculous. I‘m the depressed, pessimistic robot or I‘m nothing. Book Riot knows me too well. Happy Towel Day 2019! #towelday

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MayaB1226
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Happy Towel Day! I was inspired to draw this after seeing @wanderinglynn ‘s post, but I‘ve been a big fan of Hitchhiker‘s Guide since I was twelve and I knew I had to commemorate this day somehow! Note the towel at Ford‘s back as he drags Arthur off to some crazy new adventure! #towelday #hitchhikersguide #hitchhikersguidetothegalaxy #douglasadams

wanderinglynn Awesome! Happy Towel Day! 🙌🏻 3mo
BooknerdsLife Lovely drawing 😍😍 Love the movie but haven‘t read the books yet 😅 3mo
GondorGirl I really hope you continue posting book drawings! They're lovely and I'd love to see more. 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Welcome to Litsy!! 3mo
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Heideschrampf
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Happy #towelday! ➡️4️⃣2️⃣⬅️

DeeLew One of my all time favorite books!! 3mo
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wanderinglynn
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“A towel it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have.”

I‘ve got my towel. Now if I just had a copy of the guide, a Babel fish, and a Sub-Etha Sens-O-Matic, I‘d be ready to go! #hhgttg #towelday

bewareofwords Love this book. 😂 3mo
wanderinglynn @bewareofwords Me too! That‘s why I have multiple copies, including the e-book! 😂 3mo
Dragon Don‘t Panic! Happy Towel Day! 🐠 3mo
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MayaB1226 I forgot it was Towel Day today! Thank you for reminding me. My whole family are big fans of the Hitchhiker‘s Guide! 3mo
Avidreader25 Love your towel! 3mo
wanderinglynn @Dragon You‘re one hoopy frood! 🙌🏻 3mo
wanderinglynn @MayaB1226 🙌🏻 my pleasure! 3mo
wanderinglynn @Avidreader25 Thanks! I got it from Think Geek several years ago. 3mo
Dragon 😀👍🐉 3mo
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AthenaWins
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A man travels through space complaining about his home being destroyed.

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WhitePawBooks
Pickpick

A sci-fi classic, this book has the right balance of adventure and tongue in cheek dry humor to keep you entertained for the duration of the book. A great go-to when life is throwing a lot at you all at once and you're feeling overwhelmed.

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TheEllieMo
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1. Tagged

2. I rejoined my local running club. I‘d forgotten how welcoming they were.

3. Italian, because pasta!

4. 2, one on each side of the family.

5. Hi to new followers @krf1101 @Sic_Corneille @Wolverine551

#FriyayIntro @howjessreads

wanderinglynn Love the HHGTTG! 👍🏻💚 3mo
TheLibrarian I'm with you on the Italian food! 3mo
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Lizpixie
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1. One of the funniest books I‘ve ever read. #TeamMarvin🤖
2. BookMail!📦
3. I can‘t answer this. I have a lot of stomach issues so there‘s not one style of food that I could live on really. I do love Chinese & Thai but I also love Italian. And a good steak🥩.
4. Yep. 23 I think.🤔
5. @Robothugs @Cinfhen @erzascarletbookgasm 💖💖💖

#FriYayIntro

Cinfhen Thanks for thinking of me 😘😘😘 3mo
Lizpixie @Cinfhen you‘re always in my thoughts lovely!😘♥️ 3mo
Cinfhen Awww; thanks #MySistaFromAnotherMista 😊💋 3mo
wanderinglynn #TeamMarvin! 🙌🏻❤️ 3mo
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Bookwomble
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Pickpick

Mostly amusing.

CarolynM 😂👍 3mo
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Bookwomble
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“I only know as much about myself as my mind can work out under its current conditions. And its current conditions are not good.”

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Bookwomble
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The President in particular is very much a figurehead — he wields no real power whatsoever. He is apparently chosen by the government, but the qualities he is required to display are not those of leadership but those of finely judged outrage. For this reason the President is always a controversial choice, always an infuriating but fascinating character. His job is not to wield power but to draw attention away from it...

Bookwomble ... On those criteria Zaphod Beeblebrox* is one of the most successful Presidents the Galaxy has ever had — he has already spent two of his ten presidential years in prison for fraud.

[*Zaphod Beebletrump 😄]
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TobeyTheScavengerMonk And yet somehow Zaphod is still more qualified and professional... 3mo
saresmoore Ahahaha! Excellent! And depressing, because I‘m echoing @TobeyTheScavengerMonk ‘s observation... 3mo
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Bookwomble @TobeyTheScavengerMonk @saresmoore Trump's probably more similar to a Vogon, come to think of it. 3mo
TobeyTheScavengerMonk @bookwomble Yeah, but they‘re better at writing poetry. 3mo
Bookwomble @TobeyTheScavengerMonk Ahh, maybe Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings of Greenbridge, Essex, England wasn't the creator of the very worst poetry, after all 😅 3mo
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GrilledCheeseSamurai
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Skyrimir I have this set too! I love the covers. 4mo
MayaB1226 This set is beautiful! I love the letters of “ADAMS” on each of the spines. 3mo
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wanderinglynn
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#mysterymessageswap
1. Yes, I‘m good with any genre except horror.
2. Douglas Adams
3. No, I lean toward eclectic, so I‘m good with weird & creative.
4. BTVS, all things Gaiman (that‘s a fandom, right?), Sherlock
5. No triggers, but I have a hard time reading horror.
6. Sweet (dark chocolate)
7. As long as its not so much to obscure the text
8. Yep
9. Yep
10. Enamel pins, magnets, miniature books, foreign coins

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CocoReads
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Reread, because book group is tonight. I‘ve read it approximately 42 times before (see what I did there?). It‘s fine, utterly ridiculous but fun. My camera doesn‘t appear to be working, so here‘s a pic of my dogs instead.

Tamra 💚 4mo
AmyG What a sweet picture! 4mo
tammysue Cute photo 💚 4mo
stacybmartin Sweet pups! 🐶💙 4mo
tracey38 So sweet! 💜 4mo
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CocoReads
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Much better read during lunch than pregnancy and lactation drug labeling regulations. 🤣🤣

Eggbeater 😂 4mo
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vumblereads
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Which Great American Read Are You? This was my result! 😁

wanderinglynn HHGTTG! 🙌🏻 That‘s an awesome result. 4mo
vumblereads @wanderinglynn lol and I‘ve never read the book 😱 4mo
wanderinglynn Say it ain‘t so! 😮That‘s one of my favorite books! 4mo
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paulfrankspencer Is it American? 4mo
vumblereads @wanderinglynn I know I have this thing about reading popular books. I tend to save all of them for my long weekends, but then the pile just keeps getting bigger. I need to start reading HHGTTG. 4mo
vumblereads @paulfrankspencer I‘m not sure but I think the Great American Read is a list of America‘s well loved novels. 4mo
wanderinglynn @paulfrankspencer Is what American? Great American Reads? Yes, GAR was a PBS TV show last year to look at 100 of the best-loved books in America. I wrote a blog post about it & the list if you‘re interested: http://wanderinglynn.com/2018/04/20/the-great-american-read-book-bingo-challenge... (edited) 4mo
paulfrankspencer @wanderinglynn Hitchhiker's Guide. Just not sure that counts as American. I suppose it was included in the PBS show, though. 4mo
wanderinglynn @paulfrankspencer The books weren‘t necessarily written by American authors. It was just about which books Americans like to read. 4mo
Sungirl79 That‘s what I got too! 4mo
Godpants I got A Game of Thrones, LOL! 4mo
vumblereads @godpants no way!!!! I‘m jealous lol 4mo
Dragon Awesome result! Grab your towel 🚀 4mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I got the same!!! Thanks for posting the link! 4mo
vumblereads @JanuarieTimewalker13 you are welcome! 4mo
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LokiDokey
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Day 22 of #SpringIntoReading
My #OutofThisWorld pick is The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. I love this series ♥️
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

rretzler 💕 4mo
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nafisa_18
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@wanderinglynn tagged me so thanks!I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do if I'm tagged so just doing the tag I guess? 😅
1. I like to believe I relate to Liesel Meminger
2.Nesta from the ACOTAR series. I did not like her character one bit
3. Theatre Corner
4.Tagging everyone who was nice enough to welcome me and show me around
@Crazeedi @UwannaPublishme @sudi @jenniferajanes @SW-T @Chelleo @RaimeyGallant @BethM @BookwormAHN @DarcysMom @Eggs

BethM 😘 Great choice for #2! 4mo
Crazeedi Thanks for the tag! This is a hard one for me! Glad you're part of litsy, always ask if you dont understand something, everyone is so great at helping each other 4mo
SW-T 😊😊😊 4mo
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sudi Awww, Thank You for Tagging me 😊😘💖 4mo
DarcysMom Thanks for the tag! This is a challenging one. 🙃 4mo
nafisa_18 @BethM Ikr xD 4mo
nafisa_18 @Crazeedi Yes really loving atmosphere.And speaking of help,I was wondering if Litsy allows to chat? 4mo
nafisa_18 @SW-T ^__^ 4mo
nafisa_18 @sudi ❤️😀 4mo
nafisa_18 @DarcysMom Yeah it was fun 4mo
RaimeyGallant *waves* 4mo
UwannaPublishme How sweet you are! 😘❤️ 4mo
nafisa_18 @RaimeyGallant *waves back with a grin* 4mo
wanderinglynn 😀👍🏻 Great answers! How to play these games: screen shot the image to use on your post. Then also use the hashtag (which will also be in the image) - for this one it was #wonderouswednesday. And also tag whomever created the game (which is also normally on the image) - for this one it was @eggs. ☺️ 4mo
nafisa_18 @wanderinglynn I see.I was really confused tbh.And only later on tagged @Eggs sorry about that 😅 Thanks for letting me know! ^__^ 4mo
wanderinglynn No worries! You‘ll get the hang of it. 😉👍🏻 4mo
Eggs Thanks for playing ❣️❣️no worries🤗🤗 4mo
SW-T You‘ll get the hang of things over time. You‘ll see the term Littens used for Litsy users, so just relax and remember you‘re a Litten now. Pretty laid back, friendly, helpful group of book lovers 📚📚📚📚📚📚 4mo
Crazeedi @nafisa_18 there is no chat 4mo
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wanderinglynn
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Thanks for the tag @NightSparrowReads ☺️

1. Not sure I‘m like her, but I identify with Trillian.
2. hm? Maybe the obvious answer, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.
3. Powell‘s
4. 👋🏻 to some of my new followers: @christine_reads88 @nafisa_18 @Michaelbmontes @baes @girlwiththeglasses

baes Hi!! 👋 4mo
Eggs 💗💗💗 4mo
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jmtrivera
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A book that made me #laugh. I might need to revisit it because after today, I could use a smile. #SpringIntoReading

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Christinak
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vkois88 42 😉 4mo
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Brie
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I have finally read this classic of science fiction! It felt like I already knew most of the story and jokes going in because it‘s so saturated in pop culture, but this was still a fun read and I‘d like to continue on with the series.

Dragon Don‘t panic! Don‘t forget your towel! 😀🐉 4mo
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jenniferw88
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TrishB Good one 👍🏻 4mo
Cinfhen Still haven‘t read this book 🙈 4mo
Seekingtardis Marvin is my favorite character in the whole series!!! 😂😍😍 4mo
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Reviewsbylola I‘ve always been curious about this one but I doubt I‘d like it. 4mo
Mdargusch Me either @cinfhen @Reviewsbylola but I feel like I should. 4mo
Cinfhen Same @Reviewsbylola I feel it would be another Ignatius @Mdargusch 4mo
emilyhaldi I own this book but don't have much desire to pick it up 😆 4mo
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