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Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing to Us | Will Storr
36 posts | 2 read | 1 reading | 4 to read
'Fascinating' Guardian'Brilliant' Evening Standard'Electrifying' Financial Times'So interesting I literally couldn't put it down' Sunday TimesWe live in the age of the individual. We are supposed to be slim, prosperous, happy, extroverted and popular. This is our culture's image of the perfect self. We see this person everywhere: in advertising, in the press, all over social media. We're told that to be this person you just have to follow your dreams, that our potential is limitless, that we are the source of our own success. But this model of the perfect self can be extremely dangerous. People are suffering under the torture of this impossible fantasy. Unprecedented social pressure is leading to increases in depression and suicide. Where does this ideal come from? Why is it so powerful? Is there any way to break its spell? To answer these questions, Selfie by Will Storr takes us from the shores of Ancient Greece, through the Christian Middle Ages, to the self-esteem evangelists of 1980s California, the rise of narcissism and the selfie generation, and right up to the era of hyper-individualistic neoliberalism in which we live now. It tells the extraordinary story of the person we all know so intimately - our self.As featured on Russell Brand's Under The Skin podcast.
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Dragonfairykats
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Ok, so mark on my nose is from glasses lol (cheaters to read) And I so hate having my picture taken! 😳 I look like a little kid (I'm 41 soon to be 42) #nomakeup #selfie #photochallenge #bfcr2 #justbookit #week4

@wanderinglynn @jillannjohn @Chili @Marmie7 @bookandcat @Cheshirecat913 @bewareofwords @Buchbeeg

Hope everyone had a great week!!

BookwormAHN 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 10h
bewareofwords Lovely! 😍 10h
jillannjohn Beautiful! 9h
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Cheshirecat913 Love the picture! You are a beautiful woman 4h
wanderinglynn Beautiful! ❤️ And yes, I would‘ve guessed you at least 10 years younger. Enjoy it! Thank you for sharing. 4h
Dragonfairykats @wanderinglynn Thank you! My mom says the same lol 4h
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britt_brooke
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I promised my fabulous team leader @julesG that if she did this, I would, too. So, here‘s a post-spin class, post-shower, 4th-cup-of-coffee, #nomakeupnofilter selfie. I almost always have on makeup so this is way out of my comfort zone, but feels good. Thanks for always challenging us, @wanderinglynn ! 🤗

#BFCR2 #TeamFlow #photochallenge

wanderinglynn You are beautiful! ❤️ And way to go stepping out of your comfort zone. 🙌🏻 6d
britt_brooke @wanderinglynn Thank you! 😙 6d
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Mitch So beautiful.. I love your glasses too! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 6d
julesG Beautiful woman! Have to second @Mitch, those glasses look fab on you! 6d
britt_brooke @Mitch @julesG Thank you all so much! 🥰 I love sassy glasses. 6d
CocoReads You look great! 6d
DaveGreen7777 With or without makeup, you‘re absolutely beautiful either way, Britt! 😊 6d
BookwormAHN You look great 😺 6d
squirrelbrain You look lovely! 6d
imabusybee Looking good💜 6d
LibrarianJen Pretty lady! 6d
Reecaspieces Love this!!! 6d
jmtrivera Gorgeous! 6d
SpaceCowboyBooks Awesome mug! 6d
Cathythoughts Beautiful 👍🏻♥️ 6d
britt_brooke @CocoReads Thanks! 😙 5d
britt_brooke @DaveGreen7777 You are too kind - thank you! 5d
britt_brooke @BookwormAHN Thank you! 🥰 5d
britt_brooke @squirrelbrain Thank you! 🥰 5d
britt_brooke @imabusybee Thanks!! 😙 5d
britt_brooke @LibrarianJen Thank you! 🥰 5d
britt_brooke @jmtrivera Thank you!! 🥰 5d
britt_brooke @SpaceCowboyBooks Thanks! It‘s my favorite. 🧡 5d
britt_brooke @Cathythoughts Thank you! 😙 5d
Pruzy You look amazing! 5d
britt_brooke @Pruzy You are too kind - thank you! 🥰 5d
mom2bugnbee And of COURSE it's a Vonnegut mug! 😁 I now think of you every time I see his name. Looking 🔥! 5d
britt_brooke @mom2bugnbee Thank you, sweet friend! 🥰 And I think of you every time I see anything Tom Hanks. 💚 5d
mom2bugnbee 😍 😍 😍 5d
BethM Beautiful without it! 5d
britt_brooke @BethM Thank you! 🥰🥰 5d
LazyDays Beautiful!🌻 Love your mug! 5d
sudi Beautiful 💜 5d
youneverarrived You look beautiful 💛 5d
britt_brooke @LazyDays Thank you! 😙 5d
britt_brooke @sudi Thank you! 🥰 5d
britt_brooke @youneverarrived Thank you! 💚 5d
Cinfhen Stunning!!!! Who needs makeup when you look like that 🙌🏻😘 4d
britt_brooke @Cinfhen You are WAY too nice, but thank you. 🥰🥰 4d
Reviewsbylola Girl you do not need makeup!! Gorgeous!! 1d
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola You are way too kind - thank you! 🥰🥰🥰 1d
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julesG
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#BFCR2 #TeamFlow @CocoReads @Reecaspieces @Moony @imabusybee @laurenslibrary @LibrarianJen @britt_brooke @wanderinglynn

#photochallenge #NoFilterNoMakeUp

Promise! This is my tired self with nothing on but moisturizer. It's nearly 2.30pm and my meds are doing a poor job today. I could fall asleep sitting here at SBX with my triple shot "Three Beans Soup" (soy choc latte)

The bags under my eyes are not Chanel either. ?

britt_brooke You look good! 6d
julesG @britt_brooke Thanks! You're too kind. 6d
wanderinglynn Beautiful! ❤️ But sorry you‘re so tired. I hope you can get some rest. 6d
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Suet624 We are always hardest on ourselves. You look great! 6d
Dragonfairykats You're beautiful!!! 6d
tammysue Lovely pic Julia! ❤️ 6d
GypsyKat ❤️❤️❤️ 6d
squirrelbrain Looking good! 😘 6d
LibrarianJen I think you look beautiful. 6d
GingerAntics 💙💙💙 nap time chic? 6d
DaveGreen7777 Awww, you are absolutely gorgeous! 😊 6d
Mitch Gorgeous as always xxxx 6d
BookwormAHN 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 6d
imabusybee 💜 6d
Reecaspieces ❤️❤️❤️ 6d
BethM I think you look lovely! 5d
BooknerdsLife You look gorgeous! ❤️ Hope you have a wonderful week 💖📚 4d
julesG @BooknerdsLife Thank you! 4d
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swishandflick
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I've had the same profile photo on Litsy for 3 years so I figured I'd change it up. This is just a random non-bookish post to say it's still me! 😆

IamIamIam 😍😍😍 2w
Kaylamburson So pretty!!! 2w
mrozzz Gorgeous!!! 2w
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rachelsbrittain So cute!! 2w
Nute Lovely! 2w
BookwormAHN Cute 😺 2w
ReadingRover You look great!!! 2w
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ve always loved your smile, still do! 😘 2w
BarbaraBB You‘re really gorgeous 💜 2w
Megabooks Awesome picture!! 💜💜 2w
Cathythoughts Beautiful picture ♥️ 2w
CaliforniaCay 💚💛 2w
KirstieE So pretty ! ☺️ 2w
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Krisjericho
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#friyayintro #selfie It‘s me! Not wearing my glasses because I couldn‘t get rid of the glare, but otherwise true to life. :) @howjessreads

Texreader Love it! 4mo
Crazeedi 👋👋💜 4mo
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kellyann28
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Just a little #selfie for #friyayintro . Someone else had to join also, of course.
I hope your recovery is quick and smooth @howjessreads

TheBookKeepers You two are adorable 💙💙 love you! 4mo
kellyann28 @TheBookKeepers love you tons! 💚💙💜 4mo
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tammysue
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JoScho Beautiful lady! 🖤🖤🖤 5mo
CoverToCoverGirl Wonderful selfie! 5mo
tammysue @JoScho @CoverToCoverGirl Aw ty! 🌸💗🌸 5mo
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erzascarletbookgasm 👋💗 5mo
tammysue @erzascarletbookgasm Hey, Jessie! ☺️xo 5mo
Eggs So pretty @whatshesreadingnow and lovely ❤️🌸💗 5mo
tammysue @Eggs Aw thank you, Sherri! 💗 5mo
Kaye Beauty Queen 👑 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💗💗💗 5mo
vkois88 Gorgeous! ❤ 5mo
tammysue @kaye @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88 Thanks, Julie, Misty and Tori! 😘 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @whatshesreadingnow you‘re very welcome!! ❤️ 5mo
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OriginalCyn620
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At home in my pjs, hair in my face, writing. Real exciting stuff! #selfiesunday #literaryluck

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You look adorable!!! 😘❤️💛 5mo
OriginalCyn620 Well thank you @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks! 🙏🏻😊 5mo
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Paperback.Propensity Gorgeous! 5mo
OriginalCyn620 Thank you @Paperback.Propensity 😊 5mo
tammysue Pretty! 🌸💕 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm Gorgeous smile! 5mo
vkois88 Ummmm... adorable! ❤ 5mo
OriginalCyn620 Thank you @vkois88! 😊 5mo
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maleahrae
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I don't take selfies often, and when I do, my kids are usually in them! This is me and my goofy girl at the Ed Sheeran concert! #selfiesunday #literaryluck

Chelleo Cute!!🤩 5mo
Gaylagal2 So cute 🤙 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awww 💗💗💗 so jealous of the concert!!!!! 5mo
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vkois88 Ummmm lucky ladies! 5mo
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MallenNC
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My #selfieSunday picture was taken in my new reading chair! #literarylove

Mitch It looks super comfy💕👍🏼💕 5mo
MallenNC @Mitch It is! It's honestly a little too big for the space but I fell in love with it! 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💗💗💗 5mo
Lcsmcat Great picture! 5mo
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Butterflyamore
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For #selfiesunday I am posting a selfie from another day. 😂 This one seems right for Litsy because I felt like a princess in a fairy tale in this outfit. #literaryluck @vkois88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

DivineDiana And you look like one too! 💗 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love it!!! 💗💗💗 5mo
bookish_wookish Your top!!! 😍😍😍 5mo
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Butterflyamore @bookish_wookish It‘s such a fun top! 5mo
vkois88 That's adorable! And so are you 🤗🤗🤗 5mo
Butterflyamore @vkois88 Aw, thank you! 5mo
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jenniferw88
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This is a just woken up but I am dressed #selfiesunday post! Map in the background is made up of authors from the UK and the names are placed where they lived (roughly).

#literaryluck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

zsuzsanna_reads Great idea for the map! ♥️ 5mo
jenniferw88 @zsuzsanna_reads you can get them from here. I'm pretty sure there's a us version available somewhereon the internet lol! https://www.theliterarygiftcompany.com/collections/all/literary-maps 5mo
MallenNC Love the map! 5mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Good morning!!! 🌞💗❤️ 5mo
jenniferw88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks good morning to you too (at 5pm UK time) lol 😂😂😂 5mo
Princess-Kingofkings Love the map idea ~ I might copy it for my reading area! 5mo
vkois88 That's an awesome, fun idea!!! So clever. I could have fun with that... posting where an author is from after reading one of their books 🤔🤔🤔 Great way to track your reading around the world challenges! 5mo
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fandom_hellspawn99
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#LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Here's my #SelfieSunday not gonna lie I hate taking pictures of my face 😖

TheLibrarian Beautiful!!! I also hate taking pictures of my face too. 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful!!! I hate selfies too!! 🤣 5mo
Kaye You have beautiful brown eyes. My favorite eye color. And I have a question : did it hurt when you got your lip pierced ? 5mo
fandom_hellspawn99 @kaye YES 😂😂😂 my eyebrow I've had to do it twice, didn't even touch the pain of my lip. But I've heard all oral piercings can be super painful, and aftercare is soooo difficult. It was worth it though 5mo
vkois88 Awww, but it's such a good pic! 5mo
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Eggs
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#selfiesunday #literaryluck @vkois88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
Found 3 old photos and 1 from last year: bottom left 1966 in Southern California desert 🌵, top left with my girls 1995, top right 1968, bottom right 2018 😂😂😂

Cinfhen 💕💕💕💕💕beautiful 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks My beautiful bestie ❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
catebutler So pretty! 5mo
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Naj Gorgeous 💕💕💕💕 5mo
EadieB Nice pictures! 5mo
tammysue Aw lovely photos! ❤️😊 5mo
vkois88 So pretty 😍😍 5mo
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allthingskayla
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Oh man I look rough. No makeup, messy hair, no contacts, and in pajamas. But, I‘m going to be home all day reading on my couch for the #24in48 #readathon And because I have an injured knee cap and need to be resting it.
#litsy #littens #selfie #bookselfie #shelfie

Eggs Great pic!! 6mo
TrishB You still look great! 6mo
Hollie Great glasses 🤓 6mo
allthingskayla @Hollie thanks it‘s been a while since I wore them for a full day. #4eyes 😊 6mo
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Victoriahoperose
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Here is a photo from my wedding a few months ago 😊
One of my favorite authors is Chuck Palahniuk. I can‘t get enough of his books!
#selfiesunday

Melissa_J Beautiful! 6mo
Kaye Beautiful 6mo
Victoriahoperose @Melissa_J @kaye thank you 😊 my husband cleans up nice too 😂😂😂 6mo
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wanderinglynn Lovely! 💕 6mo
Victoriahoperose @wanderinglynn thank you ❤️ 6mo
TheReadingMermaid Oh my gosh girl you look amazing! 💖😍💖 6mo
irre Beautiful! 6mo
Victoriahoperose @irre @TheReadingMermaid thank you! Best day of my life so far ☺️ 6mo
CouronneDhiver Very pretty! I hope you spent the whole day feeling like a million bucks 🥰🥰🥰 6mo
Victoriahoperose @CouronneDhiver thank you. It was amazing. I wouldn‘t change anything. Destination wedding in Mexico is an easy way to make a girl feel special 😊😊😊 6mo
CouronneDhiver Oh cool! I‘m a super nosy former travel agent and travel enthusiast ... what resort did you pick? 6mo
Victoriahoperose @CouronneDhiver excellence riviera maya. It was without a doubt 5 stars. I loved everything about it. The room, the pool, the food, everything about the wedding including the price. I can‘t say enough good things. It was seriously magnificent. 6mo
CouronneDhiver Oh wow. Yep, you chose very VERY well 👍🏽❤️ 6mo
Victoriahoperose @CouronneDhiver yes! It was awesome. Thank you!!! 6mo
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Jerdencon
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Me in the car waiting for my son to get out of Sunday School on a cold but sunny day.
One of my faves is Tana French. #selfiesunday @TheReadingMermaid

Crazeedi Have a marvelous day! 6mo
TheReadingMermaid I agree have a very great Sunday! 🤗💕 6mo
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SheReadsAndWrites
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This is a selfie with my daughter for #selfiesunday ❤️ She is rocking life at college 😎 and I miss her so much!!! Her 21st birthday is coming up so I'll get to see her then. 😊
@TheReadingMermaid

TheReadingMermaid Such a beautiful pic 😍💕 6mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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Wanted to do a new year #SelfieSunday with you guys. Let's see all those beautiful faces!!!
Post a pic of yourself and tell me your favorite author! 💕

Avanders ♥️♥️ 6mo
Megabooks Great selfie! 6mo
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TheReadingMermaid @Megabooks thank you so much sweetheart 🤗😘 6mo
BookBabe 💙! 6mo
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Ephemera
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Pickpick

I like reading Will Storr‘s books. He‘s endlessly curious about modern life and culture and goes looking for answers everywhere. This book is about the self esteem movement that originated in California and spread everywhere. It was in classrooms all over America and in Europe. But it went too far and produced a generation of narcissistic young people. And it may have helped to give us Donald Trump (though I doubt it).

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HOTPock3tt
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#Friyayintro @howjessreads I feel like I post pics on here a bit too much 😅lol. But this is a selfie I took on Halloween...

britt_brooke 💜💜💜 8mo
HOTPock3tt @britt_brooke Thanks!!! 💖 8mo
Chelleo 🥰 8mo
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sprainedbrain So cute! 😍😍😍 8mo
Schnoebs It‘s ok, we love seeing your face 🤗 8mo
Chelleo @HOTPock3tt You don‘t post that many and so what if you did? As many as I post, I‘d be a prime candidate for being banned! Posts all the selfies you want. 😜🤳🏾 8mo
HOTPock3tt @Chelleo YEAH!!! 😎✌️ 8mo
Avanders ♥️♥️♥️ 8mo
HOTPock3tt @Avanders Thanks!!! 💖 8mo
Lel2403 So cute 💕 8mo
TrishB It‘s a great pic 👍🏻 8mo
HOTPock3tt @Lel2403 @TrishB Thanks guys!!! 💘 8mo
JoScho 💜💜💜 8mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho Thanks Jody!!! 💝 8mo
Zelma Love the hat! 8mo
HOTPock3tt @Zelma Thanks!!! 💗 it was a witches‘ hat I picked up when I was looking for a costume 8mo
JoScho I can‘t find where you sent me your email address. Do you mind posting again? 8mo
HOTPock3tt Hey! it‘s HOTPock3tt@gmail.com ☺️ can u resend yours too? @JoScho (edited) 8mo
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Ingerella
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I love seeing all the selfies! This is one of me and my dad, taken at the zoo last weekend. My husband and I took my parents because it's my mom's favorite place, and she got to try out her new scooter. I love how neither of us has any idea where to look.
#friyayintro @howjessreads

erzascarletbookgasm Haha! Your last sentence. Cute photo! 8mo
TheBookAddict That‘s awesome! That last bit made me 😂. 8mo
sprainedbrain Haha! Love this! ❤️ 8mo
GypsyKat Love it! ❤️ 8mo
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sprainedbrain
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Some facts about this #friyayintro #selfie submission:

1. I didn‘t have time to check Litsy all day, so didn‘t know we were doing this until I was already in my pjs and no longer presentable.

2. Jack and I love Snapchat filters.

3. I was actually listening to my audiobook while we took this... and I still am!

4. We are glam kitties.

😂

Shortstack Adorbs! 8mo
BarbaraBB 😍😍 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm Cute pic! These Snapchat filters are so fun. 8mo
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Amandajoy Glam kitties sounds so fancy! 8mo
Bklover I love Snapchat filters! 8mo
GypsyKat Too cute! 8mo
GatheringBooks awesome!!! 8mo
batsy Haha, adorable! 8mo
youneverarrived Love it 💕 8mo
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Avanders
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My #friyayintro - Selfie edition. I have a hard time taking a serious selfie. So... Here ya go. 'Welcome. 😁

Your turn...

1. Share a selfie.
2. Give a fact or two about your selfie.
3. Tag me, and hashtag #friyayintro!

JoScho Love it!!! 8mo
monalyisha I love your bangs! 🖤💖 8mo
RavenLovelyReads Those bangs!! 😍 8mo
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britt_brooke Love it! 8mo
hermyknee 💖🙌🏽😝 8mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I like to think that my funny faces are adorable. After taking 47 pictures, I am reminded that I'm wrong. 8mo
MaleficentBookDragon Great glasses! 👓 8mo
Bklover Great pic! Love it! 8mo
Avanders @JoScho @monalyisha @RavenLovelyReads @britt_brooke @hermyknee @MaleficentBookDragon @Bklover awww y'all are so sweet! 🥰😘♥️🤗 @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick lol a lot of mine are not so adorable, to be sure! 😆😆 8mo
Gissy Life is short to take it too seriously! Great selfie! 8mo
vkois88 You are too cute for words!! Love it ❤❤❤ 8mo
BookBabe Aww, I miss dat widdle face! 😄 8mo
Avanders @Gissy @vkois88 @BookBabe aw shucks guys (that's me blushing). 🥰♥️🥰♥️🥰 8mo
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Ashley_Nicoletto
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I love when we do selfie Friday. 🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️

I used to take photos all the time of every place I snuck this Lula Roe Lindsay into my wardrobe. Mostly because when I purchased it my bestie just couldn‘t fathom where I‘d wear it. 🤣#friyayintro

Kappadeemom It‘s so cute! Love the color! 8mo
Ashley_Nicoletto @Kappadeemom Thanks! It‘s probably my favorite piece of clothing. 8mo
BarbaraBB Great picture 💕 8mo
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Sarah83
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#friyayintro #selfie @howjessreads

I really hate selfie. I can't smile, if there is a camera.
So this one I took about a month ago, after I went to my favourite booktown. I found some nice books and other bookish stuff. It was a nice day, spending time on my own and return with new books for my lovely Littens. 😊

LeahBergen Lovely photo! 8mo
Sarah83 @LeahBergen thank you 😍 8mo
Kalalalatja You look great! 8mo
sprainedbrain Love this! ❤️ 8mo
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DHill
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My last #selfie was a couple of weeks ago with my daughter at a Kesha concert. #friyayintro

sprainedbrain Kesha! 🙌🏻 8mo
gradcat I. Love. Kesha. 💞💖💚🧡💙💛💜 8mo
DHill It was a great concert @sprainedbrain and @gradcat and I‘m thankful that at 12, my daughter still wanted mom to come along. 😊 8mo
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REPollock
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#friyayintro @howjessreads

Here‘s me in a hat I made, a reproduction of a 1930s style I like to call Intrepid Lady Gumshoe.

BarbaraBB Super cool picture 💕 8mo
batsy Love the style here 🙌🏽 8mo
gradcat Love the “lady gumshoe” look! 8mo
Cathythoughts Very cool 😎 8mo
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AmyG
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#friyayintro @howjessreads

Me and the Princess Hilly. My head got cut off!

Kshakal 😻 8mo
LauraBeth It‘s all about Hilly! 😹 8mo
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RadicalReader @AmyG what an absolutely gorgeous kitty so precious 8mo
LeahBergen Hilly says it‘s fine if your head gets cut off as long as she is shown in all her glory. 😂 8mo
AmyG Ha @LeahBergen She IS glorious. 💕 8mo
Trashcanman I see you! 🤗😊 8mo
merelybookish 😺😺😺 8mo
JoScho Love this! ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
QuietlyLaura Hilly looks regal and you look happy! 💕 8mo
AmyG @Trashcanman 👀 @merelybookish @JoScho 😘 @QuietlyLaura I am happy Hilly is well...she had gotten over a bladder infection. 8mo
Velvetfur Aaww two beauties in one photo! 8mo
Soubhiville Hi Hilly! I‘m glad you‘re feeling better! 8mo
batsy Sweet pic 💕 8mo
sprainedbrain How cute are you two?!? 😍😍😍 8mo
Areader2 Sweet faces! 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm 👋👋 8mo
rohit-sawant Wonderful picture! 8mo
BiblioLitten Lovely picture! I love it🤩💕 8mo
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Ashley85
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Taken this past July when I was visiting friends in Washington. Took a ferry ride to Port Townsend. One of the best vacations ever. @howjessreads

#friyayintro

howjessreads I love Washington!! ❤️ 8mo
Amiable I was in Port Townsend this past July, too! We might have passed each other on the street. 😀 8mo
Ashley85 @howjessreads It was beautiful! 8mo
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Ashley85 @Amiable Haha that‘s so cool! 8mo
CouronneDhiver Glamorous! 8mo
sprainedbrain Gorgeous! 8mo
Ashley85 @sprainedbrain Thank you! 8mo
Trashcanman Beautiful picture 🤗 6mo
Ashley85 @Trashcanman Thank you! 6mo
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Rachel.Rencher
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#FriyayIntro @howjessreads

This is my puppy, Winston! He's not really a puppy anymore because he turns one in a couple weeks. 😭
I almost never take selfies (usually my husband is also in the photo), but my husband knitted the scarf I'm wearing, and my friend from HS made the bandana that Winston is wearing, so I thought that called for a selfie. 😁📸

howjessreads Cute! 8mo
GypsyKat Adorable! 8mo
squirrelbrain So cute! 8mo
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Amanda23 Too cute! 8mo
Caterina Y'all two are so cute together! This is adorable! 😍 8mo
SheReadsAndWrites I love your scarf! 8mo
scowler1 Those ears! 8mo
AlaMich Well, happiest of birthdays to Winston! 🐶❤️ 8mo
BookNerd9906 I love everything about this!!!! 8mo
Kappadeemom How cute is Winston!! 8mo
VeganCleopatra Your husband did a great job on the scarf! And Winston needs to calm down the cuteness. 😏 8mo
gradcat 🥳 Happy birthday to Winston!! 8mo
Craftylikefox I love this picture and Winston is killing it with the cuteness!! 8mo
Lucas.Rencher I love you guys so much! 😍 8mo
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MinDea
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This is a selfie I took back in August with #Burley. It was the first time he didn't attack the phone and actually looked at the camera 😆😆😆 #friyayintro @howjessreads #DogsOfLitsy (I cut my face off cause I figured ya'll would rather see Burley's! 😆😆)

Happy weekend everyone!

Chelleo Burley is a cutie but would love to see your entire beautiful face 😍🤩 (edited) 8mo
MinDea @Chelleo 😆 Thanks! I wish Litsy didn't crop photos! 8mo
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akckitty @MinDea I agree! You can download Squarepic from the app store and all you do is upload your photo, and save it again. But when you put it on litsy it doesn't crop it out so you get the full pic! 😊 8mo
MinDea Thanks @akckitty. I'll have to check it out! 8mo
GypsyKat So cute!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
MinDea Thanks @GypsyKat! 8mo
TrishB Great pic 😁 I use square size a lot to avoid this! 8mo
hermyknee ♥️♥️♥️ 8mo
Cathythoughts ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
Chelleo @akckitty @MinDea Yep! I use InstantSquare to reformat into 1:1 size 8mo
MinDea @Chelleo @TrishB @akckitty I downloaded the app and updated my picture! Thanks for the app rec! 8mo
saresmoore So cute! 8mo
TrishB That‘s cool now 😁 8mo
AlaMich What a great picture!! Of both of you!! 😊🐶❤️ 8mo
MinDea Thanks @AlaMich! 8mo
MinDea @TrishB yeah the app did that all on it's own! 👍 8mo
Chelleo 😍😍😍 8mo
JoScho We love seeing you! 8mo
MinDea Thanks @JoScho! I'm not usually a picture person but I do sometimes take them with my furbabies 😏 😻 8mo
LeahBergen Love this! 8mo
BarbaraBB Great picture! 💕 8mo
LibrarianRyan Everyone is so cute!! 8mo
MinDea Thanks @LibrarianRyan! I am closing in on 40 soon too so I feel yeah! 8mo
QuietlyLaura So cute and fun! 💕 8mo
CouronneDhiver Great picture! 8mo
sprainedbrain You are both just adorable! 😍😍😍 8mo
gradcat Burley did well...great photo! 8mo
EadieB So adorable! Both of you! 8mo
rohit-sawant Wonderful picture! 8mo
MinDea Thank you @rohit-sawant & @EadieB! 💙 8mo
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Ddzmini
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#selfiesunday Returning home after looking at my husbands Comic-Con costume being made. Looking awesome... the costume not me my hair is a mess I had it in a bun it‘s still in the high 90s here in Cali. (Btw he‘s going as the god of war characters from the game 😝) 🤣🤣🤣

Leftcoastzen Is it fall yet anywhere in the West?Nice photo! 10mo
Ddzmini @Leftcoastzen I think we where passed up 🤗 and thanks 😋 (edited) 10mo
JennyM Beautiful 10mo
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InBooksILive Ohhh I love Kratos! That game is so much fun 😊 10mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful pic ❤️ 10mo
Ddzmini @InBooksILive he‘s all about that game 😋 10mo
Ddzmini @JennyM and @Cathythoughts thank you 🙏 😊 10mo
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Violetta
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Sunday night with #Cryptonomicon 😎
Don't try it at home: 900 pages book is the worst choice for a #selfie 😁
There are invisible shelves behind, but I hope the pile of books on the left will pass for a #shelfie 📚
#SisForSeptember is a real fun!
Thanks, @CaliforniaCay!

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Thndrstd
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An interesting, insightful book about our culture of identity, individualism, and narcissism. Storr is an engaging writer and he examines the development of increasingly narcissistic and self-absorbed tendencies, evidenced in our politics (Trump, Brexit), our TV and films, our celebrity culture, and social media. Storr's commentary and historical analysis are smart and interesting.

Here‘s a blurry selfie after my long hot run yesterday.

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