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Once Upon a Blind Date
Once Upon a Blind Date | Wendy Markham
45 posts | 2 read | 3 to read
Maggie is best buddies with Dominic. Charlie is best friends with Julie. Through the magic of the Internet, they set up their pals on the most romantic blind date ever. Naturally, Maggie and Charlie tag along for moral support-what are best friends for? Yet when the two matchmakers meet, their concerns for their charges take a backseat. As Maggie looks at Charlie, she thinks she feels the earth move. Laying his eyes on his fellow Cupid, all Charlie can think about is kissing her delectable mouth. Shes involved with someone. Hes Manhattans most committed bachelor. What will it take for a pair of modern matchmakers to realize this simple truth: that when it comes to finding a soul mate, true love can be found when you least expect it?
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LittleBug
Once Upon a Blind Date | Wendy Markham
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You thought I was done? Ha! Nope! I got thoroughly spoiled with my #blinddatebookswap 🥰🥰
@Caroline2 I already tried the tea, it‘s absolutely PERFECT💜💜 thank you!!

@TheReadingMermaid Thanks for organising this swap, it was great fun!!💜
@Caroline2 Thank you for everything you chose, I felt like the proverbial kid at Christmas, getting spoiled with all these perfect gifts💜

Caroline2 Whey!! I‘m so glad you liked it all!! 😃 11mo
TheReadingMermaid You are very welcome hun. Happy holidays! 😘 11mo
LittleBug @TheReadingMermaid Happy holidays for you too!😘 11mo
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LittleBug
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BOOKMARKS!!!💜💜💜 #blinddatebookswap
Thanks soooooo much @Caroline2
I usually end up with receipts as bookmarks... Won‘t be having that problem for a while!!
These are gorgeous, love them all💜 including the kitten label thingies🥰
They are almost to pretty to use😉

Caroline2 And plenty of bookmarks!!! 😆 I love a good bookmark! 😊 11mo
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LittleBug
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I got so excited about opening my #blinddatebookswap that I forgot to take pictures of the wrapped books☺️🙈 So, here‘s the wrappings themselves😁 @Caroline2 I love that you stayed true to the blind date with a book tradition of writing some hints on the wrappings! I had such fun trying to guess what would be in there😊 Did even come close on any of them🤣 cause they were great choices I wouldn‘t have thought of💜

Caroline2 It‘s all part of the fun! 😉 11mo
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LittleBug
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Sorry about the late post @Caroline2 I did open my #blinddatebookswap yesterday, but it was such a busy day I knew I wouldn‘t be able to do your gifts justice. So, now here come several post☺️
First of all, the books. I love every single one!! I‘ve been curious about Jojo Moyes, I would never have thought of reading Japanese stories and the Gillian Flynn book sounds great (I may have to read it with all the lights on full blast🥴).
👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼

LittleBug Great choices, thanks soooo much!!💜 11mo
Caroline2 Oh good, I hope you enjoy them and Merry Christmas 🎄 😃 11mo
LittleBug @Caroline2 Merry Christmas to you too!😘 11mo
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throwmeabook
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Thank you @LA_Mead for the awesome books, bookmarks, candies and chocolates! The books look very interesting and I look forward to reading them in 2019. Thank you to @TheReadingMermaid for organizing a great #blinddatebookswap ❤️❤️❤️

TheReadingMermaid You are very welcome. Have happy holidays! 😘 11mo
LA_Mead Glad you like them! 11mo
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slightlyfoxed
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@BookNerd9906 I am so sorry, I think your #blinddatebookswap is going to arrive late! I shipped it out on Tuesday after missing the hand-off to my postman on Monday. It was supposed to arrive on Friday, but according to tracking it was just scanned at my local post office, with expected delivery on Monday ☹️.

BookNerd9906 No worries! 11mo
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LittleBug
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Look what came in today!! Can‘t wait till it‘s opening time🤩🤩

#blinddatebookswap

Caroline2 Yay!! 😀 I‘m glad it arrived ok! 😅 11mo
LittleBug @Caroline2 👍🏼🤩👍🏼 11mo
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throwmeabook
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Your #blinddatebookswap package is on its way to you @LA_Mead 📚🎁 It should be there by Monday.

Avanders Fun! 👏🏽👏🏽 This one is @TheReadingMermaid 's swap 😉 11mo
throwmeabook @Avanders Ooops! This is what happens when you‘ve signed up for one swap too many. 😬 At least I sent it to the right person! I hope... 11mo
TheReadingMermaid 😂😂😂😂 11mo
LA_Mead Yay!!!! 11mo
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bookish_wookish
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Its here! #blindatebookswap It doesnt have a name or Litsy name on it so im not sure who its from! Now i get to wait impatiently, i mean patiently for Dec 22nd! It actually came last night but we were out celebrating my sons 14th Birthday!!!

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throwmeabook
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My #blinddatebookswap package from @LA_Mead has arrived! 💕 I‘m so excited! Your package is almost ready to go - I‘m waiting on just one more little thing 🎁. It should be on it‘s way by Friday. Thank you @TheReadingMermaid for organizing this awesome swap!

TheReadingMermaid You are most welcome. I can't wait until I see everybody's cool gifts and books 😃 11mo
LA_Mead Yay! 11mo
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Mccall0113
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#blinddatebookswap. The package was ripped so I took out the contents! Cannot wait to see who I have for a date! Thanks so much

Lovesbooks87 The paper is super cute! 11mo
TheReadingMermaid Awe, ☹️ nothing was damaged was it? 11mo
Mccall0113 @TheReadingMermaid doesn‘t seem to be. I‘ve had it for a while and finally posted. Very exciting 11mo
TheReadingMermaid Ok great! Thanks for letting me know 11mo
iread2much I‘m sorry that it got rippled! I‘m glad to see that it looks like it‘s in good condition. 11mo
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throwmeabook
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Just signed up for the #blinddatebookswap ! 💕 thank you @TheReadingMermaid for hosting!

TheReadingMermaid You are most welcome and thank you for signing up 🤗 12mo
throwmeabook @TheReadingMermaid Will I receive a confirmation email? Also, when will we be matched? 12mo
TheReadingMermaid you should have received a confirmation email to the email that you provided on the form. But I've been having trouble with that so you may not receive one. I did get your form however and you are good to go. 12mo
TheReadingMermaid I am leaving the form open for one more week and then closing it and sending matches out. 12mo
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ScientistSam
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@kellyann28 is doing a really cool #blindbookgiveaway!

These all look interesting but I think I'd have to go for the room com. Thanks for the chance to enter!

kellyann28 Thanks for entering! Good luck ❤ 1y
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Beatlefan129
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I think I‘d most like the rom com 😍#BlindBookGiveaway

kellyann28 Thanks for entering! 😘 Good luck! 1y
Cinfhen Sounds fun...thanks for sharing ❣️❣️❣️ 1y
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KrystleTheBookSlayer
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This is the only type of blind date that I'm up for! My first choice would be #6 because thrillers are kind of my obsession and it sounds like this would be right up my alley.

Number #7 also sounds good because I love stories about survival.

@kstadt929 #4567blindgiveaway

kstadt929 Thanks for entering! Good luck 🍀 1y
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thereadingowlvina
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I really love this! Blind date with a book 📚💖

#blinddatewithabook #localbookstore

MommyOfTwo My library does this too! 1y
thereadingowlvina @MommyOfTwo That's awesome! 👍😊 1y
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ScientistSam
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So...I've read this one too, but I don't own it, so I'm going to keep it and reread it. I can't wait to purchase another mystery book later!

Post 2/2

Dragon Loved this one 👍 1y
TsundokuAleax I liked this but got sidetracked and never finished the rest. My have to get back on that. 1y
ScientistSam @dragon @TsundokuAleax I also got sidetracked after reading this one, so time for a reread and then the rest of the series, I think! 1y
Dragon I did a reread of the whole trilogy last year. It was even better the second time through. 👍 1y
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ScientistSam
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I swapped out the blind date with a book for a different one that I hopefully don't own this time😜

From these clues, what do you think it might be? (Reveal is in the next post under the spoiler.)

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abbsinwonderland
Once Upon a Blind Date | Wendy Markham
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✨Aaaaand the runner up for #AbbsBlindDateWonderland is @cathysaid !!! Congratulations!!! 👏👏👏 Please email me your information and I will let you know what books are left after the Grand Winner picks her two. 😆😆 abbigailmarieh@gmail.com

cathysaid Wow! Look at that! Thanks "ninja" ... and @abbsinwonderland ! 2y
abbsinwonderland @cathysaid hahahah you're welcome 💜💜 2y
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abbsinwonderland
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✨The Grand Winner of #AbbsBlindDateWonderland issssss.... @Hornsby78 !!! Congratulations!! 👏👏👏 Please email me your information within 24 hours at abbigailmarieh@gmail.com along with your two book picks (they're posted below this post!)💜💜💜📚

Hornsby78 YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYY!! Thank you!!! So excited!! 2y
abbsinwonderland @Hornsby78 phew! Checked your profile and seen your last post was two weeks ago. I was worried!!! You're welcome!!! Please remember to let me know what two books you'd like 😆 2y
Hornsby78 My friend @Gayan sent me a message letting me know. 😍😍😍 2y
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abbsinwonderland @Hornsby78 now that's a great friend to have! 😉😊 2y
Hornsby78 She is a GREAT one and a keeper. I just emailed you with my two picks. 2y
Gayan I wanted to make sure she got her prize. So exciting. 2y
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abbsinwonderland
Once Upon a Blind Date | Wendy Markham
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❌CLOSED❌
✨I'll be announcing the winners of #AbbsBlindDateWonderland soon! 💜📚 Any last minute entries, now's the time! I'll be officially closing and announcing winners in 40 minutes! 6:30 pm central time. 😆

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abbsinwonderland
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✨I'll be announcing the winners of #AbbsBlindDateWonderland soon!💜📚

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GypsyKat
Once Upon a Blind Date | Wendy Markham
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@abbsinwonderland #AbbsBlindDateWonderland
2nd entry #Giveaway

The best realization/epiphany I ever had was realizing that I can choose weather or not to be happy. I‘ve been through a lot of s#%t in my life. Like, a whole lot. And I have dealt, and still do deal with anxiety and depression. BUT, in general, I am a very happy person. I have chosen to be. I chase my happy, and I guard it well. 💗

Tagging: @kylienoele @ForeverNerdy @FictionFox

[DELETED] 3803335244 Thanks for the tag! I agree guarding your happy is good. Your awesome ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
GypsyKat @ForeverNerdy 😘❤️ 2y
AmyG Me, too. I never look back...ever. And that helps to keep things bright. You are always a joy to read on here. ❤️ 2y
GypsyKat @AmyG Awe, thank you so much! ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
abbsinwonderland 💜💜💜💜💜 2y
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abbsinwonderland
Once Upon a Blind Date | Wendy Markham
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❌ Last chance to enter❌
✨There will be a Grand Winner & a Runner-up Winner. Grand Winner can choose two blind dates & Runner-up chooses one, both will receive extra goodies.
✨To enter, please share this post, tag three Littens, myself, and use the hashtag. The question this time is- What was the single, best realization/epiphany you've ever had?
✨You can share up to three times to a total of 3 entries. Ends February 14th 📚💜

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readsusieread
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After the #24in48 readathon this past weekend I've not been reading much... 😭

But I have been working on one of my favorite projects at work ..💖

#BlindDateWithABook

Ashley_Nicoletto This is adorbs. ❤️ 2y
britt_brooke So stinking cute!! 2y
Clwojick Yasssssss!!!! ♥️♥️♥️♥️ 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm Cute! 💖 2y
Gabypen We‘re doing that at our library too! It‘s so much fun, and this year I get to pick out most of the books. Hope your #blinddatewithabook is successful! 2y
TamarackTrail What an awesome idea!!! 2y
readsusieread @Ashley_Nicoletto thanks pal! 😘 2y
readsusieread @Gabypen it is so much fun to be a part of! I love seeing how other libraries do it. Post pictures if you can! 2y
Gabypen Consider it done! 😁 2y
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GypsyKat
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@abbsinwonderland #AbbsBlindDateWonderland

The best realization/epiphany I ever had was realizing that I can choose weather or not to be happy. I‘ve been through a lot of s#%t in my life. Like, a whole lot. And I have dealt, and still do deal with anxiety and depression. BUT, in general, I am a very happy person. I have chosen to be. I chase my happy, and I guard it well. 💗💗💗

Tagging: @That-Bookish-Hiker @raelaschoenherr @SilversReviews

abbsinwonderland Yes! You go, girl!! 💜💜💜 2y
raelaschoenherr Love it! 2y
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abbsinwonderland
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❌Repost❌
#AbbsBlindDateWonderland
✨There will be a Grand Winner & a Runner-up Winner. Grand Winner can choose two blind dates & runner-up chooses one, both will receive extra goodies.
✨To enter please share this post, tag three Littens. The question this time will be "What was the single, best realization/epiphany you've ever had?"
✨You can share up to three times for a total of 3 enteries. Winner will be announced Valentine's Day! ??

Hornsby78 Do we answer the question here or on our feeds when we share the photo? 2y
AmyG @Hornsby78 I did it on my feed when I shared the photo. Many did that, too...so I am guessing that‘s what you do. 2y
abbsinwonderland @Hornsby78 On your photo :) Thanks @AmyG 2y
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Shannon_McKinney
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#AbbsBlindDateWonderland
Thanks for the opportunity @abbsinwonderland
I would say one of my greatest epiphany‘s in life would be I am not what others say I am. Their words cannot define me - only I can choose how I am defined.

abbsinwonderland YES! Absolutely! Love it. Thanks for entering 💜💜 2y
Shannon_McKinney Thank you for the opportunity @abbsinwonderland 💙 2y
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CatLass007
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@abbsinwonderland is #payingitforward by having an amazing giveaway, #AbbsBlindDateWonderland ! Isn‘t she awesome?! Thanks, Abbs! I think the most important revelation I have had is that I have no control over anything except how I respond to a given situation.

TricksyTails 🙌 ♥️🤗 2y
abbsinwonderland A person's response is always the most important part to any situation! Great epiphany! Thanks for entering 💜💜 2y
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tpixie
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My epiphany comes from The Little Prince:
‘What is essential is invisible to the eye.‘ Thx for such a fun contest @abbsinwonderland ! #AbbsBlindDateWonderland

Meeko93 I love The Little Prince! 2y
tpixie Me too! 🤴🏻 🦊 🌹 2y
mhillis Excellent!!! 2y
abbsinwonderland Wonderful! Thanks for entering 💜💜 2y
tpixie @abbsinwonderland @mhillis ♥️❤️♥️ 2y
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SassyBookworm
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My epiphany/realization type moment actually came from a quote off one of my favorite bookmarks (I have since lost 😔) & I‘ve kinda lived by it. “I may not be perfect, but I‘m always me!” That‘s describes me perfectly! I‘m definitely not perfect but no matter what I‘ll always be myself!

#SassyBookworm 😏 #abbsblinddatewonderland

CAnne Good quote. 2y
CAnne In fact better than the quote is that you are always yourself. 2y
CourtElla4 Great quote to live by 😊 2y
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LASluvesbooks @Chrysta23 ..i also live this way.....great quote! 2y
abbsinwonderland Great quote! I live the same way, or try to. Sometimes it's not easy! Thanks for entering. 💜💜 2y
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bookworm.krizia
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Thank you again @abbsinwonderland for this awesome #AbbsBlindDateWonderland :) The best epiphany I had was finding out that you can erase a number in iphone's calculator app by swiping left! Haha that saved me a lot of time ever since! I tag @MinDea @CatLass007 @Jess7

MinDea 🙌🙌🙌 2y
CatLass007 Thank you for the tag! I‘m humbled to be in such lofty company. 2y
Jess7 Thanks for the tag! 🤗🤗 2y
abbsinwonderland Hahaha I'm not an iPhone fan, but I'm glad you found a time saver 😁 thanks for entering! 2y
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cathysaid
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"Life is too short to read shitty books."

Tagging my #LMPBC book club members: @Mdargusch @ItsAngel @IheartYA

#AbbsBlindDateWonderland

IheartYA Don't forget to tag the # and @ ☺ 2y
IheartYA And thanks! 2y
MinDea 👏👏👏👏 2y
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cathysaid @IheartYA oh yeah! Thanks! 2y
Mdargusch Thanks! 2y
abbsinwonderland Yes! 😁 Thanks for entering! 💜 2y
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umbrellagirl
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I deserve to be happy.

So do you. All of you. You are worthy. You are enough.

#abbsblinddatewonderland

abbsinwonderland You are wonderful. 💜 That's three! 😆😆 Three very well used enteries. Thanks, again! 💜💜 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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Thanks @abbsinwonderland for another awesome giveaway!

A few years ago I came to the realization that the more you complain about things, the more you will find to complain about. Things often aren't as bad as they seem if you stop complaining about them. (If any of that makes sense!)

#abbsblinddatewonderland

Tagging: @BookHermit @ElishaLovesBooks @DGRachel

abbsinwonderland That makes absolutely complete sense! I've also realized the same thing! 😆 Thanks for entering! 💜 2y
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ElishaLovesBooks
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My epiphany: Doing hard things outside of my comfort zone helps me grow as a person.

Go check out @abbsinwonderland page to enter this giveaway if you‘re interested! @Wbabdullah @TheBookHippie @Mdargusch
#AbbsBlindDateWonderland

abbsinwonderland Yes it does! Thanks for entering 💜💜 2y
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Bostonmomx2
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Hurry over to @abbsinwonderland ‘s page for details on this AWESOME giveaway!!

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Jerdencon
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It's a big world, try to experience as much as possible, whenever possible. 😀

#abbsblinddatewonderland

Great idea... thanks! 😀

abbsinwonderland 💜 Thanks for entering! 2y
mariaku21 Thanks @Jerdencon for the tag! ❤ 2y
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umbrellagirl
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I don‘t need to be forgiven.

#abbsblinddatewonderland

Cinfhen 💟 2y
abbsinwonderland 💜💜💜💜💜 Thanks for entering 2y
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umbrellagirl
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Cinfhen PREACH 🙌🏻💟love your affirmation and thanks so much for the tag😘 2y
LeahBergen Yes! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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abbsinwonderland YES! Oh, man.. I can already tell I'm going to love these answers just as much. 💜💜 Thanks for entering. 2y
umbrellagirl @abbsinwonderland Thanks for hosting! 2y
ValerieAndBooks Very true 💖 and worthy of a win ! 2y
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abbsinwonderland
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#AbbsBlindDateWonderland
#4- Cookbook that will take you to a far way land- wonderfully evocative and ridiculously tempting.
#5- Oldie, but goodie; prodominately a romance novel, there are great moments of thrilling suspense and mystery.

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abbsinwonderland
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#AbbsBlindDateWonderland
#1- ARC; Dramatization of what happens to those who's lives are transformed forever by a devastating disaster.
#2- Signed; an easy read mystery with a thrilling twist
#3- Signed; Technology is great, until it isn't. Where is the line between convenience and giving away all our private information?

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abbsinwonderland
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#AbbsBlindDateWonderland
✨There will be a Grand Winner & a Runner-up Winner. Grand Winner can choose two blind dates & runner-up chooses one, both will receive extra goodies.
✨To enter please share this post, tag three Littens. The question this time will be "What was the single, best realization/epiphany you've ever had?"
✨You can share up to three times for a total of 3 enteries. Winner will be announced Valentine's Day! ?
@LitsyHappenings

MaleficentBookDragon This is a fantastic idea for a giveaway! I may steal it. I love ❤️ book blind dates! 2y
AmyG Wonderful idea. Thank you so much!!! 2y
MinDea That FloRida = Florida. Bahahahah. 2y
BookishTrish @MinDea 😂😂😂 2y
ephemeralwaltz Fantastic idea @abbsinwonderland ! Thanks!❤ 2y
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Serotonin
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Saw this at Barnes & Nobles today and thought it was cute ☺️

Would you go on a blind date with a book?

#barnesandnobles #blinddate