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And now for a vintage children‘s story (about seven sisters suddenly thrust into boarding school when their governess has the audacity to marry).

I‘m pairing it with a bit of jasmine tea in the pretty cup and saucer that @ShelleyBooksie sent to me for the #FallingForFallSwap. 😘😘

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty ☕️ 5mo
Ruthiella Love it! 😍 5mo
Tamra Such a peaceful looking evening! 5mo
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Chrissyreadit Lovely evening ❤️ 5mo
Cathythoughts Gorgeous picture 🥰 cosy ! 5mo
batsy Oh, that looks fun! 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😍Looks perfect! 5mo
ShelleyBooksie Yay!! I'm so glad you like it ♡♡ 5mo
Gissy Beautiful cover! 😍 5mo
jlhammar Lovely! 5mo
BiblioLitten Hi Leah! I might be hitting Calgary next month. Any bookstore recommendations? 5mo
LeahBergen @BiblioLitten Hi!! Let‘s see… for small independents I like Shelf Life, Owl‘s Nest, and Pages in Kensington (and Kensington is a fun neighbourhood of shops, restaurants, etc.). Our big used bookstore is called Fair‘s Fair with two locations. The Inglewood location is a really fun shopping area, too. Oh! And there‘s a nice independent one near it, too, called The Next Page. 👍 5mo
BiblioLitten Thank you for the recommendations! I hope to check out a few💕 5mo
Centique That sounds fabulous. I expect that many “scrapes” ensue and hopefully tea and cakes after someone wins a race at sports day. 😁 4mo
rubyslippersreads Gorgeous cover! 4mo
LeahBergen @Centique The tea and cakes came after winning a big tennis match for their school. 😆 4mo
Centique @LeahBergen that is perfect! 4mo
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I have been somewhat MIA around here the last few days so I am very late posting my #FallingForFallSwap - and it was AMAZING!! @quietjenn you completely spoiled me - thank you SO MUCH. I'm excited about literally everything here. Also please ignore the fact that the Reese's are already opened because obviously I have no self-control 😂


Avanders 🍁🍂♥️🫶🏽 8mo
quietjenn I'm so pleased that you like it! And Reese's pumpkins are ever so hard to resist 😉 8mo
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Bloomsbury Girls: A Novel | Natalie Jenner
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I loved the premise of the book, but it ultimately fell a little short of my expectations.

My main issue with the book is the pacing. It is very slow. Getting through the first half of the book was a struggle. Once I was about halfway through, the pace (luckily) picked up.

Full review: https://oddandbookish.wordpress.com/2022/09/23/review-bloomsbury-girls/

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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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Oof, totally missed the opening day for #fallingforfallswap
Thank you @BethM - Work is a b**** lately, so comfy socks, tasty tea and a cozy read sounds excellent! The sci fi book sounds cool, too. #fffs

Avanders Yay!! And recursion 🙌🏽🙌🏽 🍁🍂🎃🫶🏽 8mo
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Love and Gelato | Jenna Evans Welch
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@Deblovestoread sorry this didn't get posted yesterday, but I love this all. I almost checked out Love and Gelato from the library last weekend.
My students loves the unboxing and even playing with the bubble wrap.
I feel very spoiled and loved.
#fffs #fallingforfallswap @Avanders

Avanders 🍁🍂♥️🫶🏽 8mo
Deblovestoread I'm glad you like it. It was a fun box to put together😀 8mo
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Akata Woman | Nnedi Okorafor
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@Gissy first I hope you and your family are ok. Second OMG everything is perfect! You really do need to read the Akata books they are so good and the first two were a fun read. Thank you so much for everything. I can‘t wait to try the coffee!

@Avanders #fallingforfallswap #fffs

5feet.of.fury Super cute wine tumbler! 8mo
Gissy I‘m glad you liked everything! 🤗I will try to read the Akata first book on October. Happy reading! 🤗 📚 📖 ☕️ 🍁🍂 8mo
Avanders 🍁🍂♥️🫶🏽 8mo
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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Thank you so much @tdrosebud for my #FallingForFallSwap box! I literally love everything! Those books have been on my TBR for so long I‘m having trouble deciding which one I want to read first! I have to say I‘m going crazy over this booksleeve - it‘s so pretty! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Fall is off to a great start now. 🎃 🍁 @Avanders #FFFS

AmyG Circe is SO good. (edited) 8mo
alexus_sb @AmyG I've heard only good things about it! 8mo
CBee @alexus_sb agree with @AmyG about Circe, but have to say that The Wicked Deep is perfect for spooky season 👻 8mo
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alexus_sb @CBee I've also heard good things about the Wicked Deep! There are too many good books haha. Maybe I should start with Circe and then read The Wicked Deep closer to the spookiest (also best) day of the year? So many options haha 8mo
CBee @alexus_sb sounds like a perfect plan to me 😊 8mo
Avanders 🍁🍂♥️🫶🏽 8mo
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Donut Fall in Love | Jackie Lau
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Life has been running at an insane pace the last few weeks, coupled with the start of constant cold season from daycare. It was so nice to come home to my #fffs swap! @catiewithac I think you‘re my sender?

I adore everything thank you so much! I‘ll be in IN next week for work and was planning a stop at the gummy bear store! I didn‘t know it existed!

Thanks to the incomparable @Avanders for organizing! #fallingforfallswap

catiewithac Happy reading!! 8mo
Avanders 🍁🍂♥️🫶🏽 love that bag!! 8mo
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Telephone | Percival Everett
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Eeeek!! I am SO excited about my #FallingForFallSwap box, thank you @rsteve388!! These are the perfect books that I‘ve had my eye on!! I‘m going to make some of the coffee in the morning before my meeting, the bookmark and magnet are awesome, and I‘ve never seen page pointers before but I love them already! Litsy friends find the coolest gadgets! Thank you for sharing a bit of Denver with the comfy socks that I will wear tonight! 💃🏽 #FFFS

rsteve388 I am glad you like it. 8mo
Avanders 🍁🍂♥️🫶🏽 love those socks!! 8mo
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Thank you so much @TieDyeDude for this amazing package!! I can‘t wait to read these two picks and try the goodies you sent☺️🍂 My sister got excited and immediately put together the Lego set!

@Avanders @TieDyeDude

Avanders 🍁🍂♥️🫶🏽 8mo
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