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A Little Help, Please! | Mia J. Mays
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I‘ve read 83 books this year, which happens to be the same amount of books on my Kindle that I have NOT read. 😬

HELP ME, bookish friends! My next in the Longmire series should be available from the library any day now (if you haven‘t read them, DO THAT) but otherwise I‘d like to get two of these ⬆️ under my belt by the end of the year. Suggestions, please!


Hey guys! I cant quite figure out how to tag people on my laptop. I have been making my post on it then have to go through my phone app for the tags to stay. Any suggestion?

FantasyChick I'm just noticing this now. I'm not familiar with the webpage but I gave it a shot and the only way I could tag was to use @ and then type out the full handle with it. Unlike my phone, no suggestions popped up. I think it worked 3y
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Help from any librarians that work circulation!
In one of my classes I need to have someone that works circulation at a library answer a few questions for me! If you‘re comfortable emailing me that would be great! I would also like to say you‘re not just doing my work for me, I have to write a paper about it!
No pressure, a few simple questions about your job! No personal info needed! (It‘s hard to get to my local library and I asked my cont ⬇️

Ash.on.the.line Librarian and she acted as if she didn‘t have the time for that! 😓 3y
Ash.on.the.line I‘d really appreciate any help! Also so glad to have Litsy with so many lovely librarians available! 😊 3y
KathyWheeler @Ash.on.the.line I‘m kind of surprised about that. I, and other librarians I know, always try to help library school students when we can. I don‘t work circ or I‘d answer your questions. If you ever have questions about reference, instruction, collection development, or cataloging (I have worked in this area, but it‘s been awhile), I‘d be happy to help. 3y
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Librarybelle I oversee a department that does circulation and reference work. We also went through a recent migration to a new circulation system, and I‘ve been the basic go to person for all circulation questions at my library system! I‘d be happy to answer questions - my email is my Litsy username AT gmail DOT com. 3y
LibrarianRyan Sure. Missryanaf @ Gmail dot com 3y
Ash.on.the.line @KathyWheeler thanks so much I‘ll keep you in mind! She has worked there a long while and has always been a bit on the rude side! My schedule didn‘t work for her so maybe that‘s why. 3y
Ash.on.the.line @Librarybelle thank you so much! 😊 3y
Ash.on.the.line @LibrarianRyan thank you so much! 😊 I‘ll be getting the email out today at some point! 3y
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Litsy friends, I need your help! I do not read a lot of non-fiction and I need suggestions for my work book club‘s next book. Hit me with your non-fiction recommendations, preferably written by women, and centering on women‘s issues, gender in the workplace, or leadership skill building. I‘ll even do a giveaway as a thank you (see comments). Thanks in advance!

DGRachel I will do a random drawing, one entry for each book suggested and mail a book from the winners wishlist. Open to anyone as long as Book Depository ships to you. 😘 Suggestions needed by 9:00 PM EDT Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Drawing will be held Wednesday. 3y
Mitch Hi honey - don‘t know if you‘ve seen this ..... https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/m.huffpost.com/us/entry/11090646/amp 3y
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DGRachel @Leftcoastzen That looks good! 3y
DGRachel @Mitch No! I hadn‘t seen seen that article, thank you! That‘s a huge help. 3y
tournevis Litsy is being finicky and won't let me tag it, but Mothers in Academia is good and in the database. 3y
DGRachel @tournevis thank you! 3y
dsfisher You might look at Beene Brown. 3y
LeahBergen I read this other one by the same author and really enjoyed it. 3y
LeahBergen Oh, and I‘ve heard great things about this one 3y
DGRachel @LeahBergen I will definitely add those to my personal TBR, but my coworkers will kill me if I assign another 480+ page book! Most everyone is barely finishing The Huntress in time. 😆 3y
DGRachel @LeahBergen Ooh, Women & Power does look good! (And bonus! It‘s short. 🤣🤣) 3y
LeahBergen Baha! My book club is like that, too. We now look at font size and chapter length, too. 😆😆 3y
DGRachel @Crazeedi It‘s on the list! Thank you 😊 3y
IndoorDame @Leftcoastzen i loved this one! My friends did a book group discussion on it that worked really well 3y
Leftcoastzen @IndoorDame It is definitely among my best reads this year. 3y
rretzler This was a very good book and very interesting. In 2006, Cathie Black was named one of Fortune‘s “50 Most Powerful Women in American Business” for the seventh consecutive year. She writes about women in the workplace and her experiences on how to get ahead. The audiobook was excellent. 3y
DGRachel Thanks @rretzler 🤩 3y
Amandajoy I haven‘t read this one, but it‘s one I‘ve been interested in since I keep hearing about it all over the Book Riot podcasts. 3y
staci.reads Just read this in a book club with colleagues 3y
Simona Thought provoking and perfect for discussion 3y
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Help a mama out! I don't read to my kids at bedtime as much in the summer bc they stay up later playing outside. But I still want to have something on hand when the opportunity arises. I thought short stories would be better than a novel since there might be gaps of time in between readings. If you or your kids have enjoyed any short story collections, please share them with me.

lover.of.the.classics Would you be okay with Sherlock Holmes? They are good. 3y
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Johanna414 These are some good ones I have in my library. 3y
Aseleener @lover.of.the.classics I'm not sure how much my kids would get into that, but I'll look into it. Thanks. 3y
Aseleener @Johanna414 Thank you! 3y
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Okay, so I haven't read a word in almost a month, my mental health has been the worst in two years (I'm better now), and I currently have the attention span of a gnat. Please, please recommend me SHORT, engaging books I can get lost in. Any genre will do except for YA. Thanks! 😊

Shamzi Born a crime by Trevor Noah, The Book Thief, The Orphan masters son, I am Mala or any book by Khaled Hoessini. I found these very soothing in stressful times. Hope you are getting better each day!!! 4y
NeedsMoreBooks Can‘t find anything to recommend but hugs 🤗 🤗 4y
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Naj @mreads Thank you! That sounds exactly what I need right now. 4y
Naj @shammi.dc10 I've been wanting to reread The Book Thief and I might check out a Khaled Hosseini book. Thanks a lot. 4y
Naj @NeedsMoreBooks 🤗🤗💜 4y
DivineDiana I‘m thinking something funny and fast paced. 🤔 4y
Naj @DivineDiana I hadn't heard of this and it honestly looks fun. Will check it out soon. Thanks 🤗 4y
tpixie Hugs. If you like slapstick comedy and wacky characters 4y
Naj @tpixie Thank you 🤗💕. That looks like something I might need right now. 4y
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Hi Friends! I know I‘ve been gone awhile, but I could use your help! I‘ve just accepted a job at our new junior high opening in the fall and have since been tasked to find books (YA Fiction or Nonfiction) to use cross-curricularly with Math and Science. Please drop some recs below!
#TeachersOfLitsy #ITeachMiddleSchool #NeedBookRecs

TheBookHippie I‘ll get back to you!!! With a list! 4y
AndreaReads @TheBookHippie You‘re my favorite! Thank you for your help! 4y
Readergrrl My friend is a science teacher and I am an English teacher. We worked on a unit tying germs/plagues, medical anthropology, etc. to Fever by Laurie Halse Anderson. 4y
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Readergrrl Also Frankenstein! Such a great tie-in to current medical/ethical practices. Perhaps better for higher level readers as the language can be dense. 4y
Readergrrl And don‘t laugh, but zombielit such as Raising Stony Mayhall might bring up some great conversations about epidemics and even evolution. 4y
AndreaReads @Readergrrl I love your suggestions! Thank you! @Pogue Thank you! That one is on my TBR; I‘ll have to move it up and check it out! 4y
TheBookHippie @Readergrrl We used the graphic novel of Frankenstein !!! 4y
emtobiasz A little out there, and it may not line up exactly with what you‘re looking for, but this NF book on technology, privacy, and surveillance could be a great conversation starter: 4y
emtobiasz This may skew a little young, but this gave my homeschool book club great discussions: 4y
emtobiasz Lots of puzzles, ciphers, and codes in 4y
TheBookHippie It is a picture book but the story and history are so cool!!! 4y
Christine Congrats on the new job! :) 4y
julesG Congratulations on the job! 4y
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