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Aimeesue
Goodnight Moon | Margaret Wise Brown
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Bklover Sigh...... thank you for sharing that! 💗🥣👵🏻🌖🛌🎈🧸🐭 2mo
marleed Ohhhh 2mo
Aimeesue @Bklover @marleed Isn't it great? ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
Aimeesue And if anyone doesn't already know, Levar Burton has a great podcast where he …reads! Adult fiction, short stories. FANTASTIC! http://www.levarburtonpodcast.com 2mo
Lifeisasnap @Aimeesue thanks for sharing!! I love Levar Burton. 2mo
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lauren.lerner
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Pickpick

A woman finds herself with three wishes following the apocalypse in this #shortfiction story by Charlie Jane Anders, who also wrote my recent favorite, All The Birds In The Sky. This episode of #LevarBurtonReads was recorded in front of an audience with live music, which really enhanced my experience of this story. Definitely adding Anders‘ short fiction collection to my Want To Read list ASAP!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5

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lauren.lerner
Kabu Kabu | Nnedi Okorafor
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Loved this live reading of The Winds of Harmattan from the tagged book on the most recent season of #LevarBurtonReads. The conversation with author Okorafor afterwards was a special treat. I listened this weekend as part of my efforts towards #12intwo. #audioreads #diversereads #shortfiction

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lauren.lerner
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Pickpick

Lovely and very thoughtful short story by Rachel Khong. When a person dies and they end up in what‘s purported to be heaven, what happens next? Does love really survive beyond lifetimes?

A beautiful story by a clearly inspired author. So thrilled that #LevarBurton included this in his #LevarBurtonReads podcast this author‘s voice & style blew me away. I look forward to reading more of Khong‘s work.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Eggs ❤️❤️❤️ Levar 2y
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CrowCAH
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Instead of reading a physical book or finding a book for the #HeatOfJuly photo challenge, I wrapped my #ShortStorySwap items, while listening to #LeVarBurtonReads podcast short story-The Baboon War! This will be put in the mail tomorrow!

I think it was @GypsyKat who told me about the SpoonFlower site and custom wrapping paper; well, this is a print from there. Thanks!

Sace The paper is lovely! 2y
GypsyKat It wasn‘t me, but I‘m glad you tagged me because that is awesome!!! 😍😍😍 2y
CrowCAH @GypsyKat I knew I should have screenshoted the post 🤦🏼‍♀️ Oh well, just adding to your Litfluence total 🙃 2y
aprilpohren Omg! I LOVE the wrapping paper! 2y
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lauren.lerner
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Today‘s lunchtime #shortstory for the Little Dude and me was “The Great Wide World Over There” from the tagged collection. I absolutely loved LeVar‘s rendition of this. He really respects and enjoys this piece and it showed in his reading of it. Listening to this was also a great reminder that I need to get some Bradbury on my #TBR!

#LeVarBurtonReads

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HFoster
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I found this author and this collection of short stories through #LevarBurtonReads. Levar's podcast has really enriched my reading experience by introducing me to authors I would never have picked up on my own. It's like Reading Rainbow for adults. I only wish there are many, many more podcasts to come. #NotPaid #HonestTruth #CommuterLifeSaver

BookishBelle I ❤️ Levar Burton!! 2y
HFoster @BookishBelle Me too! ❤ 2y
RaimeyGallant Sigh, Levar. :) And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. 2y
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RaimeyGallant And in case you're looking for a few Littens to follow to get started, I recommend @julesg @bookishmarginalia @kezzlou85 @tjwill @shemac77 @js0315 @dimeryrene @paula3 2y
julesG Welcome to Litsy! 2y
tjwill @RaimeyGallant Thanks for the tag! @HFoster Welcome to Litsy! 2y
Shemac77 Thanks for the tag! @RaimeyGallant 2y
HFoster @RaimeyGallant Thanks so much for the information! I will definitely check it out. Also, Thanks for the warm welcome! So glad @BookishBelle told me about Litsy. ❤ 2y
HFoster @julesG @tjwill Thanks for the welcome! ❤ 2y
BookishBelle 😘😘😘 2y
kezzlou85 Welcome to Litsy @HFoster . It's an amazing group of people on here. Thanks for the tag @RaimeyGallant . 💜 2y
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lauren.lerner
Starglass | Phoebe North
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Recent #bookmail! 📚📦

Couldn‘t resist picking up these two very different books despite my current #bookbuyingban.
I adored the title story by Lesley Nneka Arimah (heard on the #LeVarBurtonReads podcast)and wanted more of her writing ASAP — plus look at that cover!! 💚💛
The tagged book is #Jewish #YA #scifi (“Jews in spaaaaace!!” 🖖🏻) so clearly I had to have it.

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lauren.lerner
Kabu Kabu | Nnedi Okorafor
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I‘ve been looking forward to this story since I saw it on the list for season two of #LevarBurtonReads and it did not disappoint! Okorafor‘s prose is expressive and expansive, painting a vivid picture. I could see the scenes she set so clearly in my mind as I listened.

I have no less than five books by Okorafor between hardcopy and Kindle — definitely need to make her work a priority when pulling from my #TBR list!

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lauren.lerner
Smoke and Mirrors | Neil Gaiman
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This was our 4:00 AM feed listen this morning and I loved it. I‘m a big Neil Gaiman fan but haven‘t read this #shortfiction collection in years (so many, I forgot I had) so I was pleasantly surprised by this story. Gaiman tends towards darker work much of the time; it was nice to listen to some of his lighter material.

When Mrs. Whittaker finds the Holy Grail in an Oxfam shop and takes it home, does she know what will follow?
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BekahB This short story is in an anthology I just ordered. I‘m thinking that hearing Levar Burton read it to me would be a great way to start the book. 😀 2y
lauren.lerner It‘s definitely a good listen, @BekahB. Levar Burton could read me a grocery list and I‘d listen! 😂 2y
BekahB @lauren.lerner oh definitely! I actually just listened to him read that one and Nnedi Okorafor‘s Baboon War (AMAZING!) this morning while I was running errands. Now I‘m going to download all the other episodes and spend my weekend listening to Levar Burton read short stories. 😄 2y
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lauren.lerner I‘ve been saving Baboon War since I saw it on the schedule for this new season, @BekahB!! How was your weekend of listening to #LevarBurtonReads? (edited) 2y
BekahB @lauren.lerner i really enjoyed listening to Levar Burton read these short stories. Even though I watched Reading Rainbow as a kid and remember listening to him read, I forgot just how amazing he is. And I love the selections! I still have a few more to listen to so I can continue enjoying his narration this weekend. 😀 2y
lauren.lerner @BekahB - Reading Rainbow was a favorite when I was a kid too. I‘ve been saving the last few episodes because I don‘t want to run out of them!! Baboon War was phenomenal. 2y
CSeydel I‘m listening to this tonight 😊 2y
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