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The Hidden Staircase
The Hidden Staircase | Carolyn Keene
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... (6) Columns for Discount on Purchases and Discount on Notes on the same side of the Cash Book; (c) Columns for Discount on Sales and Cash Sales on the debit side of the Cash Book; (d) Departmental columns in the Sales Book and in the Purchase Book. Controlling Accounts.--The addition of special columns in books of original entry makes possible the keeping of Controlling Accounts. The most common examples of such accounts are Accounts Receivable account and Accounts Payable account. These summary accounts, respectively, displace individual customers' and creditors' accounts in the Ledger. The customers' accounts are then segregated in another book called the Sales Ledger or Customers' Ledger, while the creditors' accounts are kept in the Purchase or Creditors' Ledger. The original Ledger, now much reduced in size, is called the General Ledger. The Trial Balance now refers to the accounts in the General Ledger. It is evident that the task of taking a Trial Balance is greatly simplified because so many fewer accounts are involved. A Schedule of Accounts Receivable is then prepared, consisting of the balances found in the Sales Ledger, and its total must agree with the balance of the Accounts Receivable account shown in the Trial Balance. A similar Schedule of Accounts Payable, made up of all the balances in the Purchase Ledger, is prepared, and it must agree with the balance of the Accounts Payable account of the General Ledger." The Balance Sheet.--In the more elementary part of the text, the student learned how to prepare a Statement of Assets and Liabilities for the purpose of disclosing the net capital of an enterprise. In the present chapter he was shown how to prepare a similar statement, the Balance Sheet. For all practical...
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Jeannineth
The Hidden Staircase | Carolyn Keene
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I choose my favorite Nancy Drew book for the reread challenge on the #goodreadssummerreadingchallenge.

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Sharpeipup
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A decent adaptation -definitely modernized since I read it. #page2screen

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RebeccaRoo7
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It's been a bit since I've posted, but that doesn't mean I haven't been reading. :) Lately, I've been working on the goal of getting through the whole Nancy Drew series this year. These are easy reads and so much fun!! #mystery #nancydrew #readinggoal #fiction #girldetective

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Sharpeipup
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Did anyone know they made another Nancy Drew movie?!? #page2screen

wanderinglynn What?!? I had no idea. But I will go see it because who doesn‘t love Nancy? 4mo
Sharpeipup @wanderinglynn Did you see it? 4mo
wanderinglynn Not yet. I don‘t often go to the theaters (too peoplely). I‘ll see it when it hits Netflix. 4mo
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batsy
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In the midst of all of my buddy reads, a part of my brain was like, "What's that Nancy Drew book where she runs up & down a staircase to figure out which steps don't creak?" ? I had to read it again immediately despite having read it probably 52 times when I was young. Pure nostalgia #braincandy. Nancy knows how to get an owl out of a room! Hannah cooks a 4 course meal no matter what the hell goes down! The bad guys are always scowling! Love it.

Cathythoughts That‘s funny ! That book I read recently... The Hours Before Dawn ... there was a part about how to put your foot completely flat on the the step of the stair that creaks ! No sound then ! We have one creaking step on our stairs !! It works ... flat foot , no bending the foot & it really doesn‘t creak 👍🏻♥️😂 (edited) 5mo
gradcat I loved, loved, loved Nancy Drew!! Did you ever play any of the Nancy Drew adventure games? I used to play those on my computer—they were really fun! 5mo
RealLifeReading Fun! I realize though that I never really read much Nancy Drew when I was young. How odd 5mo
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saresmoore 👏😂 Best review! 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😆 I haven‘t revisited Nancy Drew in my adult life! 🤔 And I learnt something today @Cathythoughts 😁👍 5mo
batsy @Cathythoughts Oh, that's a great tip 😁 Nancy's one is to hug the walls when using the stairs. Or do a weird staircase arithmetic by jumping from one not-creaky spot to another 😂 5mo
batsy @gradcat No, I didn't! I feel like I missed out 😆 5mo
batsy @RealLifeReading I read too much of it 🙈 Absolutely fun to read as an adult when you want that nostalgia comfort read without having to work your brain at all, @erzascarletbookgasm 😁 5mo
rubyslippersreads @RealLifeReading I never read much Nancy Drew as a child either, but found a lovely set of reproduction vintage editions at a thrift shop, so I can catch up. 😊 5mo
Tanisha_A That review! 🤣👌 5mo
Leftcoastzen Especially love this cover! 5mo
LeahBergen And now I feel like revisiting Nancy, too. 😆😆 5mo
Reggie Thanks for making me laugh this morning. 😂 5mo
rohit-sawant Love this post! 😂 I haven't read Nancy Drew yet. Need to change that soon! 5mo
JazzFeathers Oh l love that 1920s looking Nancy Drew cover. But, are Nancy's stories really that old? 5mo
readordierachel 😆😆 5mo
batsy @Leftcoastzen Isn't if fabulous. @JazzFeathers I believe the first book came out in 1930, and this is one of the early ones. 5mo
batsy @LeahBergen Haha! My job here is done 😁 @rohit-sawant When you're in the mood for something silly and formulaic, it's great fun 😆 5mo
gradcat @batsy I believe you‘ve turned loads of folks into Nancy Drew fans—marvelous! 5mo
BiblioLitten Roald Dahl does this to me. Or Famous Five. Even Goosebumps (the mummy series) #braincandy 😍♥️ 5mo
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WhatDeeReads
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Just finished this for my adaptation book club. It was fine. The movie looks like a really fun romp. I can already tell it will be very loosely based on the book. I am fine with that.

For some reason I remembered Nancy drew as scrappy and resourceful. She‘s not that at all. I was shocked at how privileged and traditional she was. I already like movie Nancy better.

Trailer link: https://youtu.be/knPrLVBn93w

BookBabe I didn‘t know there were movies about Nancy! I‘ll have to check them out. Thanks for sharing. 5mo
WhatDeeReads @BookBabe no problem! I added the link to the trailer if you wanted to see. There‘s another one that‘s older, like 200), different actress. 5mo
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“Helen was holding up a man‘s purple #velvet suit. It had knee breeches and the waistcoat has a lace-ruffled front. There were a tricorn hat, long white stockings, and buckled slippers to complete the costume.” #QuotsyFeb19 #NancyDrew

Crazeedi ❤️❤️❤️ 6mo
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ravenlee
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Third book down for #nancydrewchallenge and I finished this in one day! Hubby challenged me to do it, then actually encouraged me to finish it tonight (he timed me!).

An enjoyable, very dated, mystery involving secret passages, a haunted mansion, a kidnapping, and some shady business dealings. All resolved by the girl detective herself!

LibrarianRyan I‘m doing the challenge but have yet to read an actual Nancy Drew book. I will. I have the first 8. 6mo
ravenlee @LibrarianRyan I have the whole set of 56 - I collected them for my daughter. I plan to skip one or two that are just ridiculous (one has a subplot involving exploding oranges), but the rest are on deck. 6mo
TiredLibrarian @ravenlee Oh, this brings back memories! I loved these growing up. Can't say I remember exploding oranges, though 🤔🍊😜 6mo
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BarkingMadRun
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When you notice that there are so many #NancyDrew books at the used book store! I'm dying, y'all. I think I might already have this particular tagged one, but I'm not sure so I'm getting it anyway lol

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Chrissyreadit
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Choosing #myfavoritethings - these are the top of an infinite list- Family, friends, home, Rocky Mountains, Adirondack Mountains, Halloween, camping, hiking, popcorn, coffee, cafes, coconut tofu, traveling, gardening, music and books. One odd thing I would add- health- I miss it every day. #musicalnewyear

Cinfhen I love this post❣️❣️❣️and I don‘t know your personal challenges but I agree, good health is such a gift 6mo
readordierachel What a lovely collage 💕 6mo
tammysue 💖💖 6mo
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vivastory A wonderful collage & I'm not sure what your health situation is, but I hope you feel better! 6mo
Chrissyreadit @Cinfhen @vivastory thank you! Fall out from reaction to flu vaccine four years ago. And arthritis made more extreme from illness. Some days are almost ok now. But rain and cold hurt. I miss hiking, camping, random walks and not measuring my days in spoons. 6mo
Cinfhen Wow,that‘s really awful. That a preventative measure led to your current situation. I‘m sorry. 6mo
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Chelsibno
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Having just finished a modern Nancy Drew novel, with a “haunted” house plot, I really appreciated reading this one. The way Nancy stayed cool, calm, & collected during eerie scenes was definitely different from her reactions in the modern plot. Although it might be unrealistic, Nancy‘s confidence in such situations feels reassuring to this reader. Though, I have to admit that certain parts of the plot felt like a Scooby-Doo mystery.

Chelsibno By the way, wouldn‘t it have been awesome if the Scooby gang had met Nancy Drew in an episode of The New Scooby-Doo Movies and helped her solve a case? 9mo
Bookzombie That would have been so cool! 9mo
gradcat I love Nancy Drew—always have, always will! 9mo
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IndoorDame
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“Is this your ghost?”

~Getting in the mood for Halloween

Chelleo Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! Check out @LitsyHappenings for details. #LitsyWelcomeWagon
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RaimeyGallant Welcome! 9mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🎈👋🏻🎈 9mo
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CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 🎉 9mo
Lel2403 Welcome to Litsy 📖 9mo
IndoorDame @Lel2403 thanks! I‘m trying to figure out how to add this book to my read stack (and another one to my currently reading stack) and not having much luck. Could you tell me how you do it? 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Welcome to Litsy!! 9mo
Lel2403 @IndoorDame there should be a little book icon on the page, once you‘ve added the book, if you click on it you can then choose either, to read, reading or have read... 9mo
Lel2403 @IndoorDame also to add a book you go to the magnifying glass icon at the bottom then you can search for your book etc...hope that helps....let me know if not and I‘ll add some screen shots 9mo
IndoorDame Got it. Thank you!!! 9mo
rather_be_reading welcome to litsy!! 📚🎃📚 9mo
DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚🎉Hope you are enjoying it here! 9mo
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MarriedtoMrT
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I started this one last night. Book cover puzzles are fast becoming my favorite puzzles!

thereadingowlvina Nice!!! 11mo
Rachbb3 Love it! 11mo
Suzze Ooh! I have t seen this one! Must get. 11mo
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wanderinglynn I love book cover puzzles! ❤️ Enjoy! 11mo
Bklover ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
mrp27 Oh I like this one! 11mo
Bookgirl Omg. Never seen one of those but WOW. I love puzzles - must go find one!!! 10mo
MarriedtoMrT @Suzze @Bookgirl Amazon! But if you know of any other places to easily get puzzles, let me know! 10mo
QuietlyLaura I love doing puzzles but the cat won‘t stay off the surface no matter what I do! She also wants in my lap and will poke my legs with her claws until she gets what she wants. 10mo
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bookandcat
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So mysterious! This one starts many Nancy-isms, such as concussions or attempts at them, kidnapping, murder attempts, a sweet little old lady, and helping out a random friend. Fun read. #24in48 #nancydrew @24in48

PurpleyPumpkin Hey, I read this one yesterday too! It was a perfect readathon book. 👍🏽 12mo
bookandcat @PurpleyPumpkin yes! Short but long enough to sink teeth into, fast paced without being too fluffy, and just overall fun! 12mo
PurpleyPumpkin Exactly! It was just what I was looking for. 😉 12mo
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PurpleyPumpkin
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Book two for #24in48 is done! While highly predictable and very convenient, I enjoyed this story of 18-year-old Nancy Drew solving the mysteries of a ghost in a mansion and her father‘s disappearance. Unlikely? Yes. But to a young girl, inspirational. I remember loving these stories as a kid. And there‘s still something there to entice me as an adult. 3.5/5⭐️

Annl I may reread a Nancy Drew book this weekend! 12mo
Soubhiville Yay Nancy Drew!! 12mo
Jules7 I read most of these as a child. Being raised in a “children are seen and not heard” family, I spent a lot of time at my grandmothers house reading. Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys and The Bobbsey Twins were always available on their shelves. Still bring back fond memories. (edited) 12mo
UwannaPublishme Yay! You finished 2 books! I may need to revisit Nance Drew. Sounds like a perfect readathon choice. 😊🙌🏻 12mo
PurpleyPumpkin @Annl @Soubhiville @Jules7 @UwannaPublishme This was a great read for the ‘thon. And I have to say that I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. I read this as a child but this was my first reread as an adult and I still enjoyed it. It brought back a lot of good memories. 💜 12mo
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PurpleyPumpkin
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Next up! Although I should mention that I started the audio version of We Are Never Meeting In Real Life during my lunch. 📚🎧

RestlessFickleBookHoarder It's always a good time for Nancy! 12mo
JoScho Do you love We Are Never Meeting In Real Life? 12mo
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PurpleyPumpkin @JoScho So far, so good. Although I‘m not too far into it but the opening essay, My Bachelorette Application, was hilarious! 12mo
JoScho @PurpleyPumpkin so funny! 12mo
mrsh62010 This was like my FIRST "big girl" book 12mo
PurpleyPumpkin @mrsh62010 This was definitely one of my first “big girl” books too! I‘m reliving my childhood. 👍🏽😁 12mo
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Bibliogeekery
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I'm not taking part in the readathon because I have too many other things planned for this weekend but I couldn't resist throwing in some #nostalgia of my own. Nancy Drew and Trixie Belden forever!

RealLifeReading I've never heard of Trixie Belden! 1y
Bibliogeekery @RealLifeReading my mom grew up reading Trixie Belden. She introduced them to my sister and I. I love a good girl detective series! 1y
Tamra Trixie!! 1y
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erzascarletbookgasm I secretly liked Trixie more than Nancy! (don‘t shoot me..) 1y
janeycanuck @erzascarletbookgasm I did, too! She had more personality, a little more sass :) 1y
TheHeartlandBookFairy I loved both of these series growing up and still own almost the entire collection of Trixie Belden books! My daughter and I collected many old Nancy Drew books when she was a bit younger and I believe they are all boxed up among her books for when she has room 😉 1y
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Brinx
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Two down, 54 more to go, not counting the 1980s/1990s editions

ReadingSusan Love these books so much. I need to continue my reread. I can‘t remember where I stopped. 2y
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heystef
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I liked the second book more because the first few chapters actually spooked me to the point of leaving me on edge. 😬 The funny thing though is the hidden staircase doesn‘t actually appear in the book till later. The title should‘ve been The Ghost at Twin Elms Mansion since the setting was 90% of the story. 🤞the third book will be even scarier!

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EllieDottie
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Nancy Drew all makes me feel #sentimental! This also works for #mysterymonday! #fallintobooks #awesomeautumnbooks

WarpedSweetness Look at those Nancy Drew's!! ❤❤ 2y
Jess_Read_This Love these! My favorite yellow ones are the ones with the original artwork on the cover! ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
MicheleinPhilly We had the whole set of these and the Hardy Boys but when my parents got divorced and sold our house, my dad gave them away. It was like 20+ years ago and I'm still 😡😤 about it. 2y
EllieDottie @MicheleinPhilly I would be too!! 2y
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WarpedSweetness
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I forgot how much I love Nancy Drew books. Such a fun and easy read.

Another square down for #TBRbingo!

WarpedSweetness @thequeerspiderwoman That sounds awesome! My TBR just grew by another book. Lol 2y
WhatDeeReads Your card looks great! 2y
WarpedSweetness @WhatDeeReads Thanks! I'm so close to bingo that I'm getting antsy. Lol 2y
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WarpedSweetness
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Apple
Horror Book
Haunted House
Hot Cocoa
Both!
Bonfires
I am not a sports person.

#falltimefavorites @Tiffy_Reads

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WarpedSweetness
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The spice shaker of TBR books shook out the tagged book as my next read for #TBRbingo. I'm having trouble sleeping so I will probably start it tonight.

RestlessFickleBookHoarder Nancy is always a good choice. 2y
WhatDeeReads Nancy Drew! Queen of my heart! Should be quick and delightful. 2y
WarpedSweetness @RestlessFickleBookSlut Have I mentioned how much I love your username!? Nancy Drew is something I haven't picked up since early high school. I can't wait to read it again. @WhatDeeReads I know! I agree! 2y
CoverToCoverGirl Loved those books! 2y
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Lindsbooklover93
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This was the last book I read on vacation. I love mysteries. I always loved Nancy Drew. I want read the whole series. Maybe on audio. #nancydrew #litsy #booklover #goodreads #kindle #kindlefire #library #bookish #mystery

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?"The young sleuth took out her flashlight and beamed it around the floors and walls of the kitchen. There was no sign of the secret opening" pg. 166 ??

Some of my first #childhoodreads were mysteries. I desperately wanted to be a part of Nancy's #ScoobyGang.

?#Riotgrams #NancyDrew #Mystery #WhoDunit #VintageBooks #MysteryLover #ChildhoodRead

Alfoster Oh and I SO wanted that roadster!😍 2y
Jess_Read_This @Alfoster Oh yes!!! That roadster... ❤️❤️ 2y
Alfoster ...and the sweet boyfriend! 2y
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Jess_Read_This @Alfoster She had it all! And a Hannah Gruen to cook and clean for her. I need a Hannah Gruen. 2y
Alfoster Dang it, yes! Why aren't we living those lives???😳😂😂😂 2y
Jess_Read_This @Alfoster 🤣Carolyn Keene set us up for unrealistic expectations!! (edited) 2y
Alfoster 👊😆😆😆! 2y
merelybookish I have a son named Ned because I always thought Ned Nickerson was the coolest name. 2y
saresmoore @merelybookish That's the best thing I've heard all day! 2y
Jess_Read_This @merelybookish That is the coolest thing I've heard in awhile. I've always thought Ned Nickerson was a great name too. Gosh, that is just so neat! 2y
librarynthine Bess and George were the loveliest friends! I always wanted to be part of her gang too 😂 2y
merelybookish @saresmoore @Jess_Read_This Thanks! Fun to have people who get it. 😊 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Love the cameras! 2y
batsy Love this pic. Looking at Nancy Drew spines/covers always makes me happy 🔎🔦💕 2y
AlaMich @Jess_Read_This @alfoster The roadster! I never knew what kind of special car this "roadster" was but it didn't matter. Nancy had one, so it had to be cool! ? 2y
elkeo_TheBookDragon LOVE your Brownies! I have the one on the right but have never seen the one on the left - cool! 2y
elliemcc11 I only read a couple as I tended to read Enid Blyton's Secret Seven. Love the cameras! 2y
Jess_Read_This @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @elkeo @elliemcc11 Thank you!! The cameras were lucky garage sale and flea market finds! 2y
Jess_Read_This @batsy Nancy Drew spines and covers make me so happy too. I find them a bit comforting and love seeing other people's Nancy Drew collections! 2y
Jess_Read_This @librarynthine They really were the best friends to have. 2y
Jess_Read_This @AlaMich Everything that girl did was cool and just effortless. 🔍❤️🔍❤️🔍 2y
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WarpedSweetness
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I had an absolutely horrid day. I didn't get to read, no Litsy time, and I had a problem with my mobile banking depositing my paycheck. Just all around horrible. But I came home to a box from homemadedecades.com!! The baby of course needed to help me. This certainly brightened my shitty day. Thanks, @mrsamandahood!!

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susanw
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What better #yellowcovers than my old Nancy Drew! #riotgrams

katedensen Yasssssss. 2y
merelybookish Good one! This fits #classics for the reading women challenge too! 2y
tpixie Yes!!! I was just regretting all my Nancy Drew's were in storage! 2y
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Julsmarshall Those bring back memories!! 2y
TheWordJar So many great memories! 2y
MamaGina This brought back memories ... When I was young I was allowed to read in bed for 30 minutes before I went to sleep & Nancy was a favorite. I still 💚 mysteries because of her!🤓 2y
SheReadsAndWrites The Hidden Staircase!! A total childhood favorite 💙 2y
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This must be my absolute favorite mystery. I can, in an instant, feel the same excitement now I felt decades ago opening a Nancy Drew book then waiting for the next and the next in the series. It was the beginning of my love for reading. What memories! :::sigh::: #GONEBABYGONE

BarbaraTheBibliophage I just bought Nancy Drew 1 for my granddaughter today! The best books ever. 👏🏻👏🏻📚📚 2y
Mcoun I felt the same way! 2y
MatchlessMarie I don't know if you have seen the new show Trial and Error on NBC but I always figured their character "Carol Anne Keane" was a nod to this author ? 2y
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Dolly @BarbaraTheBibliophage Nancy Drew was older than I was so it was cool to read about a girl that could drive. I hope your granddaughter feels that 'magic'! @Mcoun I'm wondering if part of the excitement was from the fact that reading books was frowned upon by a father who was old school. If you weren't sweating and tired you were loafing when work needed to be done. I've been pushing books on people ever since😊 2y
Dolly @MatchlessMarie I haven't seen it. I watch very little TV. No longer having a TV schedule guide I usually don't bother looking. More time to read ? I wish! 2y
AJBowers I loved reading these when I was younger ❤❤❤ 2y
Dolly @AJBowers I just may pick up a few of these if I find any at a garage sale. 2y
Purrfectpages This one brings me back! 2y
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Melli
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Very old copy that was given to me by my aunt when I was little. It was my cousins. I thought it got lost I had given it to my oldest come to find out it was in a box of her stuff in my basement

Stephanie-Anne I have this one too! Nancy Drew was my favorite...❤ 2y
Melli Mines to, I actually bought a few for my oldest for Christmas a few years ago books 1-5 and then a few random ones from five below she still hasn't read them.. But she has them with her books because it's a semi collection. I might have to just read them and relive my childhood. 2y
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#17booklove Day 26: Loved when I was 10. The Nancy Drew series was my favorite. I would read one right after another all summer long.

howjessreads ❤🕵🏻‍♀️❤🕵🏻‍♀️❤ 2y
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BraveNewBooks
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It's no mystery 🔎that these pillows look great on my couch 🛋. 😉

#nancydrew #drewtique #bookishgifts

Bookworm83 Love it!! 3y
Joybishoptx I love it! 3y
britt_brooke 💚💚💚 3y
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EllieDottie These are awesome! 3y
Chrissyreadit ❤️ 3y
Brenley 😱 that is so awesome!!! 2y
kspenmoll Wonderful!!! 2y
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sammisho
The Hidden Staircase | Carolyn Keene
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#seasonsreadings2016 @RealLifeReading #bookishgifts

My baby sister made this mug for me! It's so true!

Chessa That is hilarious! 3y
Lacythebookworm 😂👍 3y
Robothugs I love it! 3y
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Dragon Great gift ! 😂 3y
Lakesidemusing Perfect!😍 3y
Faibka Love this!! 💕😂 3y
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Kimzey
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Here are a few of my Mom's Nancy Drew mysteries from the 1930s. Nancy has been updated through the years, but I always picture her in silhouette with magnifying glass in hand. I loved reading the adventures of the girl sleuth and knew I had gone into the right field of study when I attended a conference that included a paper session titled "Nancy Drew as a Cultural Script." #seasonsreadings2016 #silhouettesoncovers @RealLifeReading

britt_brooke Oh, these are lovely! 💕 3y
Cinfhen Very cool😍🙌🏻📚 3y
Reading_E Huge Nancy Drew Fan! Those are awesome! 3y
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merelybookish How fun! Love vintage kids' books. 3y
RealLifeReading Great collection! 3y
LeahBergen Wonderful!! 😍 3y
Smangela 😍 3y
Texreader How awesome to have such wonderful vintage books! 3y
erzascarletbookgasm Wow! These are treasures! 💛 3y
KarenUK 💗💗💗 3y
Gissy Priceless! They are beautiful!!! 3y
Soubhiville Oh! These are great! I love Nancy, George, and Bess! 3y
ReadingEnvy Gorgeous! My mom has an almost complete set of original Bobbsey Twin books that I'm going to inherit. 3y
shanebeth wow! so special! 3y
DGRachel These are wonderful!! 3y
Kimzey @ReadingEnvy Thanks! I enjoyed the Bobbsey Twins too. Glad your Mom is saving the set for you! 3y
Kimzey @readingenvy I just saw that the first Bobbsey Twins installment is available free today 12/23 on kindle. 3y
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BookBabe
Hidden Staircase | Carolyn Keene
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#BookNLunch! I'm re-reading some of my childhood favorites as a stress reducer. All the adult books have too many adult problems! 😒 I made a traditional brunch for @MrBook , but I was in the mood for something else, so I fixed a freshly made egg salad sandwich with crisp iceberg lettuce on toasted fresh peasant bread, with a garlic pickle. Paired with a cup of Earl Grey tea and an aloe juice. Yum! Just what I needed. #MrBookBookBabeKitchen 😋

Twocougs I ❤Nancy Drew! 3y
PurpleyPumpkin Your reread is a great idea!👍🏼 3y
LeahBergen How can @MrBook not like egg salad?!? 😮 3y
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kspenmoll Love an egg salad sandwich and pickles! Nancy Drew would be fun to destress with! I read my first recovering from measles! 3y
Gayan I have decided to read A Wrinkle In Time for somewhat the same reason. Adulting is stressful. 3y
MrsV I LOVE going back and revisit my childhood favorites too. Sometimes you just need a palette cleanser after some subject matters. 3y
rustoryhuf I adore Nancy Drew. There is never a bad time to revisit our friends. 3y
peggyriley What a great idea. I've been rereading lots of things I read in my 20s, but maybe it's time to go WAY back. 😁 3y
Mimi28 ❤️the mug! Never read Nancy Drew but I'm trying to stay away from heavy stuff too. I found a book I really like at the library yesterday and when I got home I noticed it had ELEM (entary) on the binding, lol. So what! I'm keeping it! Lol 📚❤️ 3y
Thedrunkstrawberry Revisiting childhood faves are the best!!! 3y
minkyb Nancy Drew books are definitely one of my favorite childhood memories. 3y
ReadingSusan That's exactly what I am doing too. 3y
MrBook 😍😍😍 3y
MrBook @LeahBergen Yuck 😖😜! I don't like any of those kinds of salads: egg, macaroni, potato, etc. I can't stand mayo. 😕 3y
LitsyGoesPostal 😊👍🏻 3y
KimM Such a good idea! 3y
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MaleficentBookDragon
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Another great find! A 1959 Nancy Drew. #booksofmyyouth #childhoodbooks

PenguinInFlight I love Nancy Drew! I pick them up whenever I can find them! 3y
MaleficentBookDragon Me too. The older the better for me. 3y
MicheleinPhilly We had all of these and The Hardy Boys growing up! When my parents sold our house, my dad gave them away. We still haven't forgiven him. 3y
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Kleonard
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She was my first literary role model And a redhead to boot! #nancydrew

ramyasbookshelf I think I've read every single one of the books! I was such a Nancy drew fangirl :) 3y
Jhullie I read Nancy Drew all the time, and Trixie Belden, it's no wonder I still devour mysteries and crime novels. 3y
Victoria_C I was a bigger fan of The Bobbsey Twins. 3y
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Laura317 I still have my entire set of Nancy Drew books. ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
Leslie Cherry Ames RN was cool too 3y
Trav @Laura317 Me too! 3y
Kleonard @Jhullie --loved Trixie Belden! 3y
Kleonard @Victoria_C ---I never got hooked on that series. 😳 3y
Kleonard @Leslie --shame on me! I never read any of the Cherry Ames series. 😢 3y
Gissy I never read it but know I'm curious 3y
mrsh62010 That was my very first "big girl book" 3y
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Yamich49
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My version of #literarystationary for #augustofpages #photochallenge. An awesome Nancy Drew notebook (that I still haven't decided what I'm going to use it for,), my little word notebook I keep in my purse with my list of books to buy (just in case I come across a book sale) and the notebook I use to collect quotes and excerpts from books and articles that I want to remember. Books and notebooks go together so well. 🤓

MatildaBaggins I love the comma sticker 😂😂 3y
Hazel0303 I loved the hidden staircase! I used to read Nancy Drew books to my mom in the car when we went on errands and while we were waiting at the doctor - good memories 3y
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katedensen Commas DO save lives! ❤️❤️ 3y
BookishFeminist Yes! The Nancy Drew notebook is everything! Our TBR notebooks are very similar too. 😊 3y
Yamich49 @MatildaBaggins @katedfisher Thanks! The comma sticker is def my fave. 3y
Yamich49 @Hazel0303 Me too! The Nancy Drew books are the first books I remember very clearly staying up late to read (like 4-5am late which was very late for my 11 yo self). I'm so thankful that my tiny little local library had them for me to discover. I found a bunch at a yard sale recently and am on a mission to collect them all and do a reread! 3y
Yamich49 @BookishFeminist Right? It's made from an actual recycled book and there are check marks next to some of the books of the series on the back cover - someone was keeping track of their collection! I haven't used it yet - may save it for our Litsy postal book club thingy. 🤐 And I am not surprised at all that our TBR notebooks are similar, we've established that we are almost the same person right? 😉😆 3y
BookishFeminist @Yamich49 Hahaha I think so! It's ridiculous. Shame we're on opposite coasts! Though I suspect this may actually be a good thing otherwise neither of us would get anything done. That Nancy Drew notebook is even cooler now! It would be perfect for the postal book club. 😍 3y
Yamich49 @BookishFeminist True, I already end up staying up too late having fun with #litsyafterdark and other shenanigans on here. And if we lived near each other I would prob come over all the time with different tv shows to make you watch them all 😆 You would get sick of it real fast lollll 3y
BookishFeminist @Yamich49 NEVER (because that's seriously what I do during all my free time anyway.) and where you'll have the tv shows I'll just bring a giant stack of misandrist books you've never read so 💅🏼I suspect it would even out lol. Read, craft, creep, repeat. 3y
Yamich49 Read, craft, creep, repeat sounds perf. 👌🏼😂 3y
Yamich49 @BookishFeminist oops forgot to tag you in the above supportive comment. 3y
BookishFeminist @Yamich49 😂 all of the essentials for sure 3y
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ErinRich
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That moment when your 10 year old daughter loves old school Nancy Drew as much as you did at her age.

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queerbookreader
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Pickpick

I read #2 today. It's really interesting rereading these after *so long* and after having read Girl Sleuth, the biography of Nancy and the history and writers behind Nancy Drew (I'll tag in a comment). Oh Nancy. You are my sunshine. (I'm still pissed that the tv show got scrapped by CBS tbh ugh)

JPeterson Loved Nancy Drew growing up. I think I even tried to convince my mom to change my name to George. 😊 3y
TheWellReadOwl ❤️❤️ everything about this picture! It's like I'm that 9 year old again, reading under the covers! ❤️❤️ 3y
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Marissaleigh
Hidden Staircase | Carolyn Keene
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Anyone care to join me in a classic "avoid all responsibilities" day in favor of some comfort reads? {my favorite is the Clue in the Diary}

Stephanie-Anne Hidden Staircase! 3y
Marissaleigh @Stephanie-Anne The Hidden Staircase is a close second for me! I'm still looking for a hidden staircase in my house. 3y
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