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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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I‘ve been having so much fun with all these readathons. Stacking points for #Scarathlon2021! I read three books this past week & finished about half of the fourth. I read something for all of these events/readathons:


Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1mo
TheSpineView Fantastic 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 1mo
Clwojick 🙌 wooop woop!! 🙌 1mo
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Cloaked in Red | Vivian Vande Velde
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This one is a soft pick, a collection of 8 variations of Little Red Riding Hood. I reserved this one back in August so I could read it for September's #Fairytalereadingchallenge ( @Charityann ) but it just arrived on Tuesday!! These were all a bit ridiculous and my favorite part was probably the author's foreword explaining why the original story is also ridiculous haha

TheAromaofBooks Read this one at lunch yesterday for my #BirthdayBash & also so I could check off reading an entire book for #OminousOctober (Wolf Frenzy!!) @Littlewolf1 @Roary47

#Scarathlon2021 #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick
#Screamathon - 4859/8000pgs @4thhouseontheleft
#Spookoween - 16/25bks @TheSpineView
#Wickedathon @StayCurious
#OutstandingOctober - 1457/2700pgs @Andrew65
TheSpineView Great job! 👍📖 1mo
Roary47 Yay! I hope you had an amazing birthday! 💛 1mo
Andrew65 Going well 👏👏👏 1mo
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Skinwalkers | Tony Hillerman
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A few reviews today... This one is the next Leaphorn & Chee book, and it was quite fun to have these two characters finally working together! Hillerman does a great job contrasting their detecting styles as well as using them to illustrate how even people from the same culture/similar backgrounds can grow up to have completely different perspectives about life. The mystery itself was also quite good - so far, this series is getting better with ⬇️

TheSpineView Excellant! 1mo
Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏 1mo
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Oh my goodness, I am SO overwhelmed and touched by all the lovely birthday wishes and by everyone who took the time not just to read yesterday, but to think of me while you did! ❤️ Thank you to all of you for making my birthday so special!!! Yesterday was a really long work day for me but I honestly love my job and the weather was beautiful, so even though I didn't get a lot of reading in, I still had a lovely day. PLUS my husband got off early⬇️

TheAromaofBooks (cont'd) enough to take me to supper!!!

This photo is actually from my picnic-lunch-in-the-back-of-my-delivery-truck last Friday because I forgot to take a picture yesterday, but it was a very similar meal 😂

Once again, thank you to everyone for reading along & for wishing me a happy birthday even if you didn't have time to read. Hopefully I don't miss any of you with this tag list!!!

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Texreader I‘m glad it was such a great day! I hope you got my card in time! 1mo
Allylu This #BirthdayBash was a great idea. I hope I remember it next March for my birthday. 😊 1mo
TheSpineView Sends you wishes for a fabulous year. Hope you brings you joy!💞 1mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m glad your birthday was great, even if you had to work. 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! I did some reading at work in your honor shhhhh 🤣🤫 1mo
Amiable It made me happy to see how many people were reading for you, too! I‘m always amazed at how warm and welcoming this community is. (edited) 1mo
BiblioLitten It was great reading for you and I‘m glad you had a lovely day💕 1mo
jb72 Happy Birthday 🎉🎈 1mo
ElizaMarie Happy belated birthday (my fellow Libra). I am so sorry I have missed it. Super overwhelmed (still) but... I am glad you were able to read and enjoy your day. Also that pizza looks so so good! 1mo
MartinaLove Happy birthday!! 🎂🎁 Have a lovely day!! 1mo
Jari-chan Very happy birthday to you!!! 1mo
BookBosomed1 Wahoooo! 1mo
TheAromaofBooks @Allylu - You totally should do this for your birthday next year, too!! We need to find a Litten to host a #BirthdayBash every day of the year - a neverending readathon!! 😂 1mo
TheAromaofBooks @Texreader - I did, thank you!!! Did you make that card yourself?? I love gingham!! 1mo
TheAromaofBooks @ElizaMarie - Happy birthday to you, too!! I totally missed your birthday... and basically everyone's because I'm sometimes very bad at being a part of this penpal group 😂 Hopefully your life starts to calm down someday!!! And the pizza is from our favorite local joint... it's dangerously delicious! 😆 1mo
Crazeedi Your #birthdaybash was such a great idea, so glad you had a good day Sarah! We love you!!💞🎉 1mo
ElizaMarie @TheAromaofBooks It looks so so good. Also yeah, I am super behind on all pen pal things. I am barely able to focus on people that I see IRL with every week! it's crazy how busy I have been lately!

WE will catch up eventually!
Allylu @TheAromaofBooks That sounds awesome! 🧁🧁 1mo
TheAromaofBooks @Allylu - Oh!!! I keep forgetting to tell you that the LMPBC book arrived earlier this week!!! Thank you for sending it along!! 1mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Day 20 results for #Scarathon2021 @Clwojick #TeamSlaughter

I had a fabulous reading day yesterday. I only worked a couple of hours so I spent the whole day reading. I also forgot to stop my Stopwatch app. My total reading time is 11 hours.

#SpookOween #Necronomathon @Patchshank #Wickedathon @StayCurious #LittenListen @aperfectmjk #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks #SeriesRead2021 #ReadWithUs @GHABI4ROSES @DieAReader Day 5 results for...

TheSpineView #OutstandingOctober hosted by @Andrew65. Last but not least #BirthdayBash @TheAromaofBooks those extra hours of reading are in celebration of you birthday! 🎉🎉🎉 1mo
DieAReader Fantastic!!!🎉🎉 1mo
Clwojick Amazing!!!! 1mo
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Thank you for reading with me!!! 1mo
wanderinglynn That is an amazing reading day! 🙌🏻📚 1mo
DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES 🎉🎉🎉 1mo
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State of Terror: A Novel | Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton, To Be To Be Confirmed Simon & Schuster
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This was an enjoyable mystery/thriller with all sorts of twists and turns. There were several times when the fact that it was written by Hillary Clinton with all her inside knowledge took me out of the story, but overall I enjoyed the ride. I LOVED the cameos from Three Pines.
@TheAromaofBooks #BirthdayBash and @Roary47 and @Littlewolf1 #RoaringWolf Wolf Frenzy prompt got me to try and read it all in 1 day. Didn‘t quite but I was done before sunup

TheSpineView 👍📖 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!!! Thank you for reading with me!!! 1mo
Roary47 Nice! Sounds like a good one. 😊💛 1mo
Andrew65 Brilliant, sounds an interesting read. 👏👏👏 1mo
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The Birthday Cake Book | Fiona Cairns
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Happy Birthday @TheAromaofBooks 🥳 🎂 💕 🥳 ! I normally don‘t get too much reading done in the week but the 50 pages I managed today were for YOU. #BirthdayBash

Gissy Happy Birthday!🥳 🎂 🎉🎊 🎈🎈🎈Wishing you a wonderful, amazing day and some books as gifts📚😉❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Thank you so much for reading with me!!!! 1mo
rubyslippersreads Happy belated 🎂🎂🎂 @TheAromaofBooks 🎉🎉🎉 1mo
TheAromaofBooks @rubyslippersreads - Thank you!!!! We're having my family party this weekend, so I like to think it's STILL my birthday 😂 1mo
rubyslippersreads @TheAromaofBooks I always consider the entire month as my birthday. 😂 1mo
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