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Today marks 5 years of Litsy! 😀🎈

JessClark78 Happy Litsyversary! 🎊📚🎉 4mo
Jari-chan Congratulations 🎉🥳 4mo
Enchanted_Bibliophile Happy Litsyversary 🎉🎈🥳📚 4mo
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jlhammar Yay! So glad you‘re here! 4mo
julesG Congratulations! 4mo
Librarybelle Happy Litsyversary! 4mo
thegreensofa Yay! 🎉 Happy Litsyversary! 🎈🥳 4mo
mrp27 Happy Litsyversary!! 🎉📚 4mo
eeclayton Happy Litsyversary! 🎉🎉🎉 4mo
IuliaC Happy Litsyversary! 🎉 4mo
youneverarrived 🎉 🎉 4mo
Reggie Happy Litsyversary! 4mo
fredamans Happy Litsyversary! 4mo
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Oh my! I went to the mailbox today and was so amazed! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thank you enormously for the cards and the gift! I got all misty! 😉 And to the rest of you that sent cards, you all made my heart so very happy today! Wasn‘t having the best day (still not handling empty nest well) and you all made me smile @AmyG @catiewithac @corireadslife The cards and stickers just made me so happy! Thank you for welcoming me back to #litsylove

Bklover @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I will never make it till Christmas! I will probably peek tonight!That scented thingy smells divine!!!❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
Bklover Ok I opened it lol! I‘m so excited- can‘t wait to read The Wives!!Thank you sooo much!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 12mo
AmyG 🙌🏻❤️ 12mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Bklover you‘re welcome ❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
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Missed this yesterday. Six years!!!! Oh my gosh. Cannot articulate how much better my life got once I joined Litsy. My reading expanded and so did my view of books. Thanks for being my favorite bookish people, littens ❤️❤️❤️

TheBookHippie 💙🎉 2y
TheSpineView Happy Litsyversary! 🎉🎉🎉 2y
CoffeeNBooks Happy Litsyversary! 🎉📚🎉 2y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy Litsyversary ❤️🎊🎈 2y
Enchanted_Bibliophile Happy Litsyversary 🎉🎊 2y
Librarybelle Happy Litsyversary! 2y
fredamans Happy Litsyversary! 2y
Jas16 Happy Litsyversary 🎉📚🙌🏽📖 2y
AmyG 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 2y
DivineDiana Wishing you a joyous celebration of reading! 🎉👏🏻📚 2y
Simona Congratulations 🍾🥂 2y
Ddzmini Happy Litsyversary 🎉🎊🎈🥳📖 2y
JessClark78 Happy Litsyversary! 🎊📚🎉 2y
Dragon Happy Litsyversary! 💚🐉 2y
Ruthiella Happy Litsyversary! 🥳🥳🥳 2y
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FOUR YEARS in this amazing place 😊😊😊😊😊
#litsyversary ♥️♥️♥️♥️

TheSpineView Happy Litsyversary! 🥳🥳🥳 2y
squirrelbrain Happy Litsyversary! 🎉🎉🎉 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Happy Litsyversary! 2y
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Jas16 Happy Litsyversary 🎉📚🙌🏽📖 2y
Chrissyreadit Happy Litsyversary 🎉❤️🎉❤️💫💫💫 2y
AmyG Yay! Happy Litsyversary! I am so happy you joined. 😘 2y
Librarybelle Happy Litsyversary! 2y
JessClark78 Happy Litsyversary! 🎊📚🎉 2y
CBee @AmyG 😘😘😘 2y
Ddzmini Happy Litsyversary 🎉🎊📖🥳 2y
Gissy Congratulations 🎊🎉 🎊to each one of you!🥳😘 2y
Nute Happy Litsyversary, Friend!💕 2y
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Follow @LitsyEvents to get information on what's going on.

Add the #LitsyEvents to your posts to create a wider audience.

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This has become my definite go-to to check on current Litsy fun! LitsyEvents is a page managed by a group of thoughtful Littens who want to be sure no one misses any of the awesome community activities available.
Follow @LitsyEvents and be sure to tag the account in any Litsy goings-on that need to be amplified. The account will signal boost challenges, buddyreads, readathons, swaps, and any other inclusive, Litsy community-building events.

Chrissyreadit Thank you for sharing! 2y
PageShifter I should check this at some point! 2y
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Does anyone know if there‘s a master thread somewhere with some of the small businesses/Etsy shops of our fellow Littens? I know a lot of you are quite crafty. I thought it would be nice to be able to support our own Litsy community if possible as we get ready for the holiday season. So feel free to post links and promote if that applies to you in the comments.

MoonWitch94 What a brilliant idea 💡 2y
wanderinglynn Great idea. 👍🏻 2y
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BethM Someone should definitely organize this! 2y
Chrissyreadit I love this post! 2y
TheAromaofBooks Thank you for tagging me @robinb !!! I do have an Etsy shop & sell little notebooks/travelers' notebook inserts - http:://www.etsy.com/shop/ThreeTreeWhimsy I know @LibrarianRyan was selling awesome book sleeves - not sure if that is something she is still doing?? 2y
LibrarianRyan @TheAromaofBooks @Avanders Yep and just restocked the shop with book huggers and more huggers and some sleeves to go in after thanksgiving. https://etsy.me/3daWInJ (edited) 2y
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See @Liz_M ‘s comment below: 🔻

“I‘ve set up a Slack team as a place to continue brainstorming and coordinating. Anyone interested in volunteering, please email Litsy.readalong@gmail.com , and I‘ll invite you to Slack.” 😊


rather_be_reading great idea! 2y
Liz_M Thanks for sharing! 😊 2y
Twainy Does Litsy have a presence on Discord? 2y
robinb @Twainy Sorry, but I really don‘t know. 🤷🏻‍♀️ You might want to post something and ask. Someone else might. 😊 2y
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Reposting this and passing it along. Check out the original post at https://www.litsy.com/web/post/2111477 or under @LitsyHappenings to read the conversation or comment.

BethM How do I get to the post on the app? 2y
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@Liz_M has started a thread on @LitsyHappenings to the above question- all feedback would be appreciated and welcome! I‘m excited to see how we can keep all litsy activities easy to find and easy to join! To join the thread go to Litsy happenings- it should be the top post!

MoonWitch94 @Chrissyreadit what a great idea! 2y
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Chrissyreadit @MoonWitch94 it‘s all @Liz_M thinking ahead- I‘m excited!! 2y
Liz_M 😊 This link should take you to the exact post:
rsteve388 Oh my I like this idea. This is great 2y
StayCurious This is a great idea! 2y
Avanders Great idea!! @Liz_M Also, I like all the hyphen uses and I‘d use it for your catch all too, so it‘s easy to remember. @Litsy-Happenings (edited) 2y
Crazeedi I shared this post and great ideas! 2y
Lynnsoprano What a great idea! It‘s been too easy to lose track of what‘s going on! 2y
BethM I can only read the original post On the web version but I think this is excellent! I‘m with @Avanders about wkeeping the hyphen use uniform. 2y
BookwormAHN Great idea 😺 2y
bthegood @LizM @Chrissyreadit perhaps the official #LitsyHappenings could be opened up to allow posts from people hosting things, right now those posts go to other #litsyhappenings locations. This way anyone following official # would get notice, and it only requires hosts of events to post on official page. 2y
Chrissyreadit @bthegood to be honest, I do not remember who ran it- so I don‘t know who can open it. I‘ve been using hashtags. I do know that it can be easy to burn out with that kind of a project, and partly believe it needs to be tied to library thing in someway as well @Liz_M do you think that would that be possible? 2y
Liz_M @bthegood The hash tag can be used by anyone and any litten can search for the hash tag to see what is happening. But the LitsyHappenings account isn't an “official“ account; it was set up by a volunteer (@MrBook). Which is why I'm hoping that having several volunteers might make it more sustainable for the long run -- when one person's life gets busy, another volunteer can step in. 2y
Liz_M @Chrissyreadit We can certainly ask. Maybe if we volunteer to manage it LT staff will agree to help with technical difficulties -- allowing access if volunteers drop off the site and no one has the password to the account(s) 2y
Liz_M @Avanders good call! 2y
bthegood @Liz_M got it, I didn't realize that was a volunteer🙂 2y
Chrissyreadit @LibrarianRyan I know I saw your name tagged but was curious about your thoughts also - 2y
suvata I think it‘s a great idea 2y
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Four bingos =80 points

#Scarathlon @Staycurious

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Guess what? I have a freakin‘ book out. It‘s with a small (very small) press, but it‘s a big deal to me—has taken forever to convince someone to publish one of my novels.

If you at all enjoy my writing on here, that would be awesome and so much appreciated if you could buy my book. And it‘d be even awesomer to give it a read and leave it stars on either Amazon or Goodreads.

Link here and link in my bio:


Taylor Clearly it‘s not available for search on Litsy, or I would‘ve made this post with it. Also, either way, whether you buy the novel or not, thanks a ton. I love this app and the whole community on here so, yeah…not to get all mushy. (edited) 2y
Taylor (I also wanted to add: actually I consider this a “social document” more than a novel; but for marketing purposes and to be tolerable to this guy publishing me…you know….) 2y
Reggie Congrats!!! 2y
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Taylor @Reggie thank you! 2y
Billypar That's awesome - congratulations! 2y
Taylor @Billypar Thank you! I appreciate it. 2y
Anchobi413 That‘s amazing, Congratulations! 🎉Would it ever come out as a kindle version? 2y
Taylor @Anchobi413 Thank you! Sadly it won‘t come out on ebook because the guy who published it doesn‘t do that. I know it‘s kinda expensive but that‘d be awesome if you could buy it, but either way thank you for your interest! 💜 2y
Anchobi413 No worries, I understand! I don't live in the US anymore and the country I'm at right now doesn't offer Amazon service (ah I'm still finding that hard to believe.. but the reason behind my obsession with kindle😅) It will definitely be on my to-buy list! 2y
Taylor @Anchobi413 Cool! And one day I‘ll have a book out that‘s available on Kindle like, you know, almost every book is. 😂 2y
Anchobi413 Can‘t wait! ☺️ 2y
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Took me 5 years, but look what's about to happen!
#goaloriented 😊🥉

Twainy W00T 🎉 3y
Deblovestoread Congrats!🎉🎊🍾 3y
DarkMina Congrats!🎈🎉 3y
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Jas16 🎉📚👏📖 3y
rachelsbrittain Congrats!! 3y
britt_brooke 🙌🏼 Yay! So happy to have connected with you here. 💚 3y
Tera66 @britt_brooke Ditto! I love seeing your young readers!💚 3y
Tera66 @rachelsbrittain Thank you, friend! 3y
britt_brooke @Tera66 🥰🥰 3y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 🎉Congratulations!🎉 3y
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Five years!!! 🥰😍

slategreyskies Yay!! Happy Litsyversary!! 💥🎉✨!! 3y
rubyslippersreads Happy Litsyversary! 🎉📚🎉📚🎉 3y
Librarybelle Happy Litsyversary! 3y
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Librariana Happiest of Litsyversaries to you! Five years... wow! Very cool! 🥳👏🎉💜📚 3y
Eggs Congratulations to all 🥳🥳🥳 3y
JessClark78 Happy Litsyversary! 🎊📚🎉 3y
Deblovestoread Happy Litsyversary 🎉🎉🎉 3y
Jas16 Happy Litsyversary 🎉📚🙌🏽📖 3y
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So I signed up for #LitsyLove 😍

I'm super excited, but don't know where to start. The list is so long!

How did you all decide where to start?

Mitch Ahh - don‘t worry! I picked a few people that I knew from Litsy and then a few people I don‘t know at all - a mix of deepening existing connections and making new ones. You make of it whatever you‘d like! 3y
Mitch Ps. Welcome to the #litsylove team! And I love your hair! 3y
jdiehr @Mitch Okay! I can do that. Thank you! 3y
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jdiehr @Mitch Thank you! I decided to give up the fight and let it go grey and have absolutely no regrets. 3y
Mitch @jdiehr I did that too! #teamgrey! 3y
Mrs_B I started with sending out some birthday cards with a little intro letter inside, helped me get going. :) welcome to #litsylove !!! 3y
jdiehr @Mrs_B Ooh, an intro letter is a good idea... 3y
AmyG I wrote you a letter....so you can write me after you get mine! Welcome! And I don‘t write everyone, so don‘t feel bad. You will find those you really enjoy corresponding with. And you will make wonderful friends. 3y
jdiehr @AmyG Yay! Looking forward to it 😍 3y
wanderinglynn I got so many cards when I signed up, I‘m just working on replying to them all! 😀 3y
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@Mrs_B has created a hyperlink to our resource thread and the links to @RaimeyGallant @julesG and @Chelleo resources for new Littens. I‘m keeping the link in my bio so anyone can access it easily to copy and share with new Littens. Thank you for this amazing team effort sharing that litsy is the best reading community. Shoutout to @TimSpalding for giving us a platform we love! I may have missed tagging people so feel free to share link access.

LibrarianRyan ❤️❤️ 3y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! This is super helpful!! 3y
julesG ❤️ Great idea! 3y
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squirrelbrain Such a great resource! 3y
Mrs_B Here‘s the link in case anyone wants it handy: https://sites.google.com/view/litsywelcomewagon/home 3y
Megabooks Awesome!! Thank you so much! 3y
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Love this! Thank you all so, so, SO much for doing the leg work! 😍 3y
suvata That list is so awesome. I can‘t imagine how much time it took to do it. I for one truly appreciate it. 3y
KVanRead What does it say about me that I initially thought this said ‘Tipsy Lips?‘😂😂😂 3y
KVanRead But this is awesome! Great work 👏👏👏 3y
OutAndAbout This is amazing! Thank you!! 3y
Chrissyreadit @KVanRead it means you may have some cocktail recipes I could use. 3y
KVanRead @Chrissyreadit Ha! It would make a great cocktail book title wouldn‘t it?😄 3y
Mrs_B @KVanRead Is this a new Litsy drinking game? 😂 Cheers! 3y
Mitch That‘s so brilliant. As I was reading the thread ( an marvelling at the amazing amount of creative and dedicated talent we have in Litsy) I was wanting to ‘pin it ‘ or ‘bookmark‘ it in some way - so this is perfect 😍 3y
Butterfinger Thanks for doing this @ChrissyReadIt 3y
KVanRead @Mrs_B Love it!👏 Or is it a good late night hashtag? #litsyafterdark #tipsylips 😂 3y
ChasingOm This is amazing!!!!! 😍 3y
AkashaVampie Great job!!! 3y
dariazeoli Wonderful job all around! Tipsy Lips for everyone 😁 3y
Cinfhen Thanks so much for putting this together @Mrs_B and thanks @ChrissyReads for tagging us all xxx Litsy really is a magical place 🏰🧚‍♀️💫 3y
MicrobeMom Awesome! Thanks Chrissy!!! 3y
candority This is great! Thank you for putting it together! 3y
wanderinglynn Awesome! 🙌🏻🎉 3y
Andrew65 Fantastic 😊 3y
bthegood THANK YOU ❤️ 3y
Crazeedi Such an excellent idea 3y
Avanders ♥️♥️♥️ 3y
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Signal boost! 📢

Head on over to @Chrissyreadit and the #litsylist if you need a quick refresher, or are new to Litsy - there are so many great ways to get involved with readalongs, challenges, and activities! And if you know of others, share them in the comments in that post!

Chrissyreadit Thank you for sharing!!! I love our litsy community so much!❤️❤️❤️ 3y
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Happy Saturday! @Chrissyreadit has a great post with comments full of great links for fun things you can join in on here on Litsy. Whether you are new to Litsy or just looking for fun new stuff to do, you should probably check it out and add other stuff to the comments!

See Chrissy‘s post or try this link (will open in the desktop version).



Chrissyreadit Thank you for sharing! I had to get on my class before I could finish and love how so many people added!!! It just made me so happy. 3y
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Every single time 🙈😂

I'm so sorry Litsy please don't be mad I love you so much 🙏🏻💕📚

rajithr Instabug 😋 4y
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zezeki 😂😂😂 4y
JaneyWaneyB 😂🤣😂🤣 4y
jmtrivera So glad it's not just me alarming Litsy with every shifting movement! 4y
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Importing my Goodreads list might have been a mistake. Litsy added 59 extra books to my read total! 😓 #thestruggleisreal #litsy #readlist #goodreads

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Today‘s #letskeeplitsyactive prompt by @ljuliel is what writer do you buy instantly?
These are a few of mine - also Kate Morton too -

ljuliel These posts should be giving people a really nice selection of authors to choose from ! Thanks for such a nice post. Which is your favorite of Nelson Demille ? I know he‘s written several, but I‘ve never tried one yet ! Did he write the book about Flight 800 that crashed or was that someone else ? 4y
Jerdencon @ljuliel Yes - that was him! My favorite of his is the Gold Coast! Took place very close to where I live and when I was reading it - one of the scenes was literally down the block from the camp I was working at. 4y
ljuliel Isn‘t that neat ? I think it always adds a bit more interest if you‘re familiar with the area where the book takes place. 4y
Jerdencon @ljuliel I agree! It‘s fun when you can actually picture the place! 4y
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I noticed people asking about this feature on Litsy so I thought I would repost the info from @Litsy earlier this year.

From @Litsy :To mute tags, you have to do it on the Litsy website. What you do there will affect the app too. (We plan to include this in the app in the future, but app changes take longer to do.)

To mute tags, sign in and go to https://www.litsy.com/web/hashtags . The page is also found on Settings/Import, at the bottom.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks This doesn‘t work for me 🤷🏼‍♀️ 4y
Bookzombie @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That‘s so strange. I‘m sorry it doesn‘t work for you. 😕 4y
ljuliel Thanks for the info. I did as suggested, but are there supposed to be a list of muted ones below, like on your post picture ? None are showing in that area. I‘ve tried putting them in with and without this # 4y
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Bookzombie Yes, they should show up like in picture as you add them. I enter them with the symbol each time. Hmm, @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks said it doesn‘t work for her so I don‘t know if there are exceptions. If you use Facebook, you could message Litsy on Onward Litsy to have them look into it. 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Bookzombie I‘ve mentioned it, but it‘s not that big a deal... I‘ll just scroll on. No worries ☺️ 4y
Crazeedi Thank you! 4y
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I mean really 📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📖😋

Slajaunie 📖🤩 4y
wanderinglynn 😂😂😂 so true! 4y
IamIamIam 😂😂😂 4y
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#LMPBC @suvata #GroupN

I just joined #LMPBC for the first time. Group N needs one more member. I think this will be similar to #whodunitbymail but more manageable since it only lasts four months.


umbrellagirl I‘m in! Glad to be on board. 4y
nomadreader Excited to read with you and the rest of Group N! 4y
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I‘m jumping in, who‘s with me?! I‘m a newbie, but this sounds like such fun I can‘t resist! 😊

Love fiction? I‘m in Group I, come on in! 💕👋 Or find your niche in another group...just join the fun! For all the details and to sign up for @suvata ‘s fabulous club, here‘s the link:

Details and sign up at:


Crazeedi I'm in your group!! 4y
robinb @Crazeedi 💕💕🤗🤗 4y
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Guyssss this is my absolute fav book club here on Litsy! Sign ups are open now! Click link: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080444aead2ca0ff2-l... & hosted by @suvata

4 members: each choose 1 Book, reads it, marks it up with notes, then mails to next person. 1 book a month for 4 months, u get ur original back with all the notes, & it‘s super fun! I‘ll be in Group G if you wanna join me! #lmpbc

Book_Fairy_Mary This looks neat! 4y
ErikasMindfulShelf Just joined your group. Love this Book Club. This will be my third round. Already thinking about what I want to pick.
TheBookKeepers YAY!!! @irre so happy to read books with you!! 4y
Crazeedi Yay!!! Just signed up! 4y
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@Litsy just announced a new feature — mute hashtags you don‘t want to see.

😂 to see #bookfitnesschallenge on the list in the photo! We haven‘t been around long, but already making an impact. 😂

Meaw_catlady Who would be tired of catoflitsy!!!?! So tragic! 5y
guinsgirlreads @Meaw_catlady I thought that too!! Bad example lol! 5y
Litsy Snort. Hey. I had to have SOMETHING!

Originally I had a joke about people who muted CatsofLitsy being monsters, but… 451 is a tough limit.

Also—sssh!—I don't actually like cats. Indeed, I'm allergic. This may or may not be @timspalding.
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wanderinglynn @guinsgirlreads @Meaw_catlady I guess @Litsy / @TimSpalding can get a pass if he‘s allergic to cats. But seriously cats & books go together like ice cream & cake! 🐈📚 (edited) 5y
mabell 😂😂 5y
alisiakae @Litsy @TimSpalding Hey, you can be allergic to cats and still love them. ⬅️✋😂 5y
TimSpalding @4thhouseontheleft I'm a dog person. I know this is unpopular. 😃 5y
guinsgirlreads @4thhouseontheleft Truth! 💯 @TimSpalding dogs are great too! 😂 Some of us just can‘t participate in that #!! 5y
JessClark78 Aww, poor cats. I love the cats of Litsy. 🐈🖤 5y
Chrissyreadit @TimSpalding luckily we have #dogsoflitsy too. @Meaw_catlady @guinsgirlreads #catsoflitsy are some of my favorite posts 😺😸😹😻😼😽 5y
CouronneDhiver Who would want to mute the cats? 🤨 5y
Clwojick oh my god! hahahahahahahaha 5y
kindergartenkat 😂😂😂 5y
baes haha Their loss. 😂 They‘re going to miss out on a lot of great book reviews. 5y
BarbaraJean Hahahaha!!! I cracked up seeing #bookfitnesschallenge on there as well! At least #BFC wasn‘t on there, too... 🤣 (edited) 5y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I still can't find where we go to mute these tags!! Its' kinda of early here though lol 5y
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The new Litsy on the web ( https://www.litsy.com ) has a “night“ mode, so you can browse Litsy at night and rest your eyes.

So far, the app doesn't have it, but we're looking at adding it in a future release.

Night mode on the web is available on your Settings/Import page. (Go to your profile and then click the little “cog“ icon.)

julesG Tried that feature yesterday! Great idea! 5y
TheSpineView You guys are the bomb! Thank you!💜💜💜💜 5y
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LiteraryinLawrence Cool! Hey, is there a quick way on the website or the app to look up my own review of a book I read a long time ago? I know I can scroll to find it in my timeline or on the book‘s page, but it would be awesome to have a shortcut. 5y
Leftcoastzen Nice! 5y
Kimberlone Would love to have this feature available for the iOS app! 5y
Kalalalatja Hey, that‘s my pic! I thought for a second I had made a double post 😅 great idea! 5y
Litsy @LiteraryinLititz This would be a good feature, I agree. It's on the list of good potential features, but not currently in development. 5y
Merethebookgal Very cool! I also like I‘m a suggested friend 😄 5y
rather_be_reading 😲😲 4y
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We recently improved Litsy sharing, on both app and web. It looks better, and people get more than a single static page—they get Litsy.

So go ahead and share Litsy with your friends and followers.

Web sharing goes to Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Tumblr. And there's a special image-download for posting to Instagram. Mobile sharing does whatever your smartphone does, which is probably a lot.

guinsgirlreads Awesome!!! 👏 👍 😊 5y
BarbaraBB You‘ve been working hard! Thank you so much! @TimSpalding 5y
EadieB I love using my computer for Litsy! Especially since I was just using my iphone before. Now I can see the posts so much better! Thanks! @TimSpalding 5y
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@DannyHattan came up with this fantastic explainer for importing your Goodreads stacks into Litsy.

1. On your browser open Goodreads, in the “My Books” page and on the bottom left in tools there‘s a “Import/Export” tab, click it.
2. At the top hit “Export Library” it will download into your computers Download folder.
3. Go to https://www.litsy.com in your profile under “Setting/Import”, drag your file into the import section.
4. Done.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻 5y
vumblereads This is so helpful! 5y
TheSpineView That was easy and I never would have figured it out.😋 Thanks! 5y
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JohannaRose @SarahHarts_books Look! It‘s how to get your goodreads on here! This is awesome! 5y
SarahHarts_books @JohannaRose cool! Did you try it yet? 5y
JohannaRose @SarahHarts_books Not yet our computer doesn‘t always work lol 5y
SarahHarts_books @JohannaRose yeah I know the feeling. I haven't used ours in FOREVER!! I always just use my phone now. Lol 5y
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@DannyHattan came up with this fantastic explainer for importing your Goodreads stacks into Litsy.

1. On your browser open Goodreads, in the “My Books” page and on the bottom left in tools there‘s a “Import/Export” tab,click it.
2. At the top hit “Export Library”, it will download into your computers Download folder.
3. Head to https://www.litsy.com/ , in your profile under “Setting/Import”, drag your file into the import section.
4. Job done.

rretzler What happens with books that are already in Litsy? 5y
Litsy @rretzler There's an option to replace them or not. Replacing would change the ratings, for example. Nothing affects posts. 5y
rretzler Thanks! 5y
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dariazeoli I imported my Read stack and it appears to have imported a bunch of books already in my Litsy stacks. These imported versions have ratings, but many have no covers. 5y
TimSpalding @dariazeoli No cover books get evaluated for covers every night. I'll take a look and see if that helps.

Can you give me an example of “already in your stacks“? At present, it's pretty exact. If you have the Hobbit in one edition, it will import the Hobbit in another. Perhaps it shouldn't. Give me an example and I'll look at it.
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dariazeoli @TimSpalding Perhaps the issue is the ratings. I gave this one a thumbs up on Litsy back in January. 5y
dariazeoli @TimSpalding My GR was 3 stars, so it imported as a so-so with blank cover: 5y
rretzler Not to also be a downer - but a bunch of my books didn‘t import correctly. Some came through as being critique/analysis when I know the actual book was in Goodreads. Others duplicated - including my books listed as currently reading (A Pale View of Hills, The Redbreast and Melmoth). Melmoth came over as Melmoth Intl. Unfortunately, I started fixing before I thought to keep track of the errors. After awhile with some 2,000+ imported, I gave up. 5y
rretzler I‘m seriously thinking of reverting as it just seems a mess now and too many books to go through to see if they‘re correct. If I reverted and then reimported, also I could start a list of what didn‘t come over correctly and let you know - though I would probably revert again after that exercise. 5y
Litsy @rretzler Sorry for the trouble! If you want to give us the file, we can certainly take a look. A couple specific examples of problem records would be a big help. -Loranne 5y
rretzler @Litsy @lorannen - No problem at all! I'm wondering if trying to import that many books is just asking for problems anyway. I reverted to my saved data, and I'm going to reimport later today or tomorrow to see if I can make a list of some of the books that are causing the problems. I can then email you the CSV file and my list of the books that don't seem to be importing correctly. 5y
Litsy @rretzler Sounds like a plan! Fingers crossed it goes better this time, but at least we'll have some data to work with, if not. You can send details to litsy@librarything.com! 5y
Brooke_H When I drop in my file, I just get a down arrow pointing at a “clear upload“ button. No indication that it's doing anything.... I have a pretty huge library. If I leave it alone for a length of time, will it work? I guess I wish there was an hourglass or spinny wheel or something to indicate it's working on it? 5y
Litsy @Brooke_H I don't think you've left the screen where you load the file. You need to scroll down to “Upload File,“ and click it. 5y
LizLemon @Litsy Hi This doesn't seem to be working. It has been many hours with 0% progress. Is this not still supported? 2mo
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Good effort @Litsy on the webpage, love that you can add your info from #goodreads ,here‘s how I done it:

1.On your browser open Goodreads, in the “My Books” page and on the bottom left in tools there‘s a “Import/Export” tab,click it.
2.At the top hit “Export Library”, it will download into your computers Download folder.
3.Head to https://www.litsy.com/ , in your profile under “Setting/Import”, drag your file into the import section.
4.Job done.

TimSpalding Hey, do you mind if I cut and paste this (with credit) to the @Litsy account? It's awesome! 5y
Derf Please go ahead 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 @TimSpalding 5y
Butterfinger Wow. Thanks. 5y
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Clwojick i just did this, and now my TBR is over 3, 000 haahha 5y
Jinster I actually can't find the export bit... I'm so useless 😂 5y
Derf So are apologies in order 😂😂😂 you won‘t need to read a review for a few years ..... 😂😱😱😱 5y
Derf @Jinster you have to be on a computer for it to work and make sure your on your “my books” page on goodreads. Export should no on the bottom left. 5y
Jinster @DannyHattan thanks I just had the idea that perhaps the mobile sit didn't work. Thank you 5y
bibliophiliac Thanks for the tip! 5y
Andrea4 That's so kind of you to share that tip. 5y
LibrarianRyan Question Danny, does it import all your books (I have like 14,000) or just the shelf you were on . I only want to import my read books which is why I am asking. 5y
Derf As far as I‘m aware as long as you export just your “read” list, then in theory you should be able to do it. I selected all mine as I‘m relatively new to goodreads so I didn‘t have much. Let us know how you go! @LibrarianRyan 5y
LibrarianRyan @DannyHattan It;'s still at the “You have a large file, it may take a while“ stage. 5y
Derf @andrea4 @bibliophiliac 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 5y
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Vivlio_Gnosi Does @Litsy allow users to follow a hashtag or are we restricted to just searches? 5y
Litsy @Vivlio_Gnosi At the moment, just searching. But, yes, that's something we're planning. Thanks! 5y
DieAReader I‘m trying to tag a new Litsy user & I can‘t seem to always gets her name to come up. Am I doing something wrong? There‘s a space in her name & as soon as I add it, I‘m no longer in the tagging screen. Help plz? 4y
Chrissyreadit @SquidgetsRoom there aren‘t spaces in litsytags. Sometimes it is hard- I‘m not sure why. If their real name is available you can type it- those do have spaces between first and last names. I‘m just another Litsy user- so cant answer why. If you are on Facebook and go to the Onward Litsy page you may get better information. 4y
DieAReader Ok thanks @Chrissyreadit I‘ll take a look for sure! 4y