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Soubhiville
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I introduce to you, Litsy ATX Reader‘s Society! Today was our first meeting, and we had so much fun!!! It was great to meet those I hadn‘t met before, and so wonderful to be in a room with others with the same book passion as I have! Thanks everyone for coming! I can‘t wait to see what everyone chooses for the May topic: Feminism/ Women‘s History/ Women‘s Issues.

BiblioLitten Great pic! 💕 1mo
TrishB Cool 👍🏻 great pic 1mo
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Soubhiville @erista @k.reads @Lauren.Archer @Bookzombie we missed you! Hope you will make it in May! 1mo
Soubhiville Taken at the Amazing Central Library in one of the 6th floor Shared Learning Rooms. 1mo
jpmcwisemorgan Y‘all. I look like I‘m drugged. #battyforbooks, indeed. 😮 (edited) 1mo
Felso It was great meeting everyone! Thanks @Soubhiville for organizing everything. 1mo
MicheleinPhilly YAY! Litsy meet-ups always make me so happy! 1mo
alysonwrites @jpmcwisemorgan 😂 And I guess I didn‘t have to do that weird halfway squat in the back row but oh well. #battyforbooks 1mo
alysonwrites This was sooo fun! Great to meet local Littens IRL, great first meeting, and I am excited to see what everyone picks for our first theme! 😄 1mo
LeahBergen This is wonderful!! 1mo
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Soubhiville
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I‘m so excited to hang out and talk books with you all tomorrow! Looks like there will be 11 of us for our first meeting 😊📚❤️. See you there!

Mitch That sound like so much fun. Have great afternoon 😘 1mo
wanderinglynn Have fun! 📚💜 1mo
Eyelit Looking forward to it! 1mo
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Soubhiville 💜 thanks @Mitch and @wanderinglynn ! Wish you both could be here! 1mo
Lauren.Archer @Soubhiville sorry I can‘t make it, had the week from hell and a business trip that was supposed to be three days turned into five due to weather. Need to catch up some other things that I now delayed. Hope you all have fun. 1mo
Soubhiville Ok @Lauren.Archer no worries! We‘ll look forward to seeing you in May! I‘ll be sending an email on Sunday with our chosen topics. Hope things settle down for you. 1mo
Felso I‘m so excited! I still don‘t know what book I‘m bringing tomorrow. 😰 1mo
Soubhiville @Felso I know! I‘ve got two sitting out, I‘ll probably decide at the very last minute which one to talk about. And I‘ve got 4 for the swap! 1mo
SW-T Have fun 😊 1mo
Felso Got your email, made copies for the group. 1mo
jpmcwisemorgan I‘m coming! I have a book for the swap because I‘m lazy and didn‘t want to carry an entire bag on the bus. Here‘s hoping I get off at the right stop. 1mo
Felso On the way. May be a little late, finding parking and all. 1mo
jpmcwisemorgan I will be very late because I need to eat. I thought I could make it but I can‘t and the cafe there is super duper slow. 1mo
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Oryx
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Lovely #litsymeetup with @Libby1 #litsyni

It was so nice to meet you today! 😀

Megabooks Lovely! 1mo
TrishB Cool 👍🏻 great to see you both 💕 1mo
LeahBergen How nice! 😍 1mo
Libby1 You‘re so lovely, @Oryx . Thanks so much! 💕 1mo
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jhod
Bitter Orange | Claire Fuller
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On the train back to London (with a stop to pick up forgotten suitcase from airport!) after a restful, relaxing and fun #readingretreat. So great to meet more Littens and see again old friends, in an amazing setting. Thanks so much again Mitch for organising... Am totally up for another one!

@Mitch @Oryx @squirrelbrain @julesG @scripturient @RachelO @Leniverse @eraderneely

Loving this book and the house in it has a library just like Gladstone's!

tpixie Great quote!! Gladstone 2mo
jhod Yes! Quite a man! @tpixie 2mo
tpixie I've just been stalking and scrolling through the wonderful weekend you had on your #readingretreat #LitsyMeetUp. Amazing effort you all made to do it! Amazing space!! Just wonderful all around!! 🥳📚🥳 2mo
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Oryx Really nice to see you again. Safe trip back 2mo
julesG Safe travels. Looking forward to seeing you next time, at the latest. 2mo
RachelO Lovely to see you! Hope you‘re almost home by now. 2mo
eraderneely Wonderful to see you again. Looking forward to next time. 2mo
Cathythoughts Sounds fab 💕💕💕 2mo
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eraderneely
Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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Pickpick

I‘m a slow reader, so I‘m happy to have finished one book on #readingretreat
This book pairs really well with White Rage by Carol Anderson, which I finished last week.
The chapters are long enough to really get a story for each character, but short enough to keep from getting mired down. I like that each character‘s story is carried on in the next generation. Solid pick.

julesG I was actually quite glad seeing you make slow progress with the book. I felt bad about being such a slow reader. Now I know I'm in good company. 😁 2mo
Sarah83 Great picture 😍 2mo
tpixie So glad you went and had a #LitsyMeetUp ! 2mo
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RachelO Yay! And wouldn‘t you love to smuggle out a set of those library steps? Of course I‘d need to build a whole library round them... 🤔 2mo
eraderneely @julesG yes, it‘s nice too have someone else who didn‘t read 5 books this weekend! Slow and steady! 2mo
eraderneely @Sarah83 thank you! 2mo
eraderneely @tpixie me too! It‘s so nice to spend time with fellow Littens. 2mo
eraderneely @RachelO they were really lovely. But you need the floor-to-ceiling shelves to match! 2mo
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Oryx
Library | Sarah Stewart
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There are 4 Littens hiding in this image. Can you find them all? 😁

@rachelo @mitch @julesg @leniverse @squirrelbrain @jhod @eraderneeley @scripturient

Mitch 🤣🤣🤣🤣 2mo
jhod Ha! I've had to leave to get to the airport -lovely seeing you again and hope to see you soon, enjoy your day! 2mo
Sarah83 Great post 😍😍😍 2mo
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scripturient 🤣🤣🤣👍🏻 2mo
scripturient Could you maybe post these into the group? A screenshot makes them all blurry. Thank you, they are awesome! 😊 2mo
tpixie So amazing! Great job getting together for a #LitsyMeetUp !! 2mo
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Mitch
The Best Book in the World | Rilla Alexander, Rilla
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After a walk in the woods and lunch with the spring sun on our faces it‘s now time to head back to those books ! #readingretreat

irre Gorgeous!! 2mo
ju.ca.no Wow!!😍😍 2mo
JaclynW Well hello!! 😍😍😍 2mo
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Slajaunie 😮💙💙💙💙 2mo
Cathythoughts What a spot ♥️ 2mo
LeahBergen Gah!! 😍😍 2mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Wowwww! Where in the world is this?! I wanna be there right now!!! 😍😍♥️ 2mo
Mitch @Jee_HookedOnBookz we‘re at the Gladstone Library https://www.gladstoneslibrary.org 2mo
tpixie This is amazing! The space, the #LitsyMeetUp ! Did you all sleep in the library rooms, or a place nearby?? 2mo
Mitch @tpixie we‘ve all slept in the library. You get to stay here. It‘s fab! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
tpixie @Mitch that's so remarkably fantastic!! I wrote the name of the library down in case I ever get to visit the UK! 2mo
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julesG
Lab Girl | Hope Jahren
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squirrelbrain 😁🐿❤️ 2mo
CoffeeAndABook Heaven 📖🔥🛋💫🤩 2mo
LeeRHarry Well this looks fantastic 😊 2mo
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Cathythoughts This is just brilliant 😍 2mo
TrishB Awesome 😁❤️ 2mo
Sarah83 Looks great 😍 2mo
Zelma Such a great photo! ❤️ 2mo
LeahBergen Wonderful! 😍😍 2mo
Avanders 😍🥰🤗 makes me happy to see! 2mo
tpixie So amazing! So awesome! Great job you all, getting together! #LitsyMeetUp 2mo
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scripturient
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Time for our amazing Litsy #readingretreat at Gladstone‘s Library. 😍😍😍 @squirrelbrain @RachelO @Oryx @Mitch @julesG @Leniverse @jhod @eraderneely

Crazeedi Oh how I wish I were there! 2mo
laurenbescoby Absolutely stunning! Wish I could have been there ❤ 2mo
Oryx So pretty! Can't wait to get there! 2mo
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JSW This sounds amazing! 2mo
whatshesreadingnow Love these pictures, you all have a wonderful time! 2mo
Soubhiville Have a wonderful time! 2mo
ScientistSam What a lovely idea! Have a great time 😀 2mo
BarbaraJean 😍Have a glorious reading weekend!! 2mo
TrishB Lovely 💕 still jealous! 2mo
Gaylagal2 I'm so jealous of you all! It looks amazing and what a special trip. Wish we did that here in the US. Enjoy your special weekend 🤙 2mo
tpixie So lovely! #LitsyMeetUp 2mo
MaGoose @Gaylagal2 I know, I was just thinking the same thing. I'd love to do a reading retreat sometime this year. 2mo
DivineDiana This is amazing! ❤️ 1mo
ephemeralwaltz How awesome does this sound?! 1mo
scripturient @ephemeralwaltz It was amazing! You should come along next year. Check Mitch‘s post for details or search the hashtag #readingretreat 😊 1mo
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shawnmooney
Lindy: A Fantasy | Luke Jeremy Hill
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How delightful to spend time with the one and only @Lindy during her visit to Japan, including this fun bookish chat!

https://youtu.be/F6g6SFdbFZU

Lindy It was fun! Thanks @shawnmooney 2mo
CouronneDhiver Yay! I‘ve been waiting to see this one 👍🏽 2mo
tpixie Awesomeness!! I‘ll have to listen to this over lunch hour!! @lindy fun #LitsyMeetUp (edited) 2mo
LeahBergen I can‘t wait to sit down and watch this! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
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