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JackOBotts
Saga: Book One | Brian K. Vaughan
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And I‘m hooked...

Devoured Book One in one day! Should‘ve picked up Book Two when I swung by the library earlier today...🤷🏻‍♀️ #nexttime

readordierachel Yes!! 🙌🏽 11mo
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Samplergal
Gone So Long | Andre Dubus III
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I fell far short of the goal, but finished two books. Gone So Long is an amazing book! 5⭐️ I am so glad I finally finished it. #readathon. #24b4Monday #nexttime

Andrew65 That‘s still a great achievement, well done! 👍😊 13mo
TheReadingMermaid You did great sweetie!!! I know next time you'll do even better 😉 13mo
Redwritinghood He‘s coming to my local library soon! I haven‘t read any of his books, though. Sounds like I should. 13mo
Samplergal @Redwritinghood oh yes! This is, imho, even better than 13mo
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merelybookish
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This book currently has a 0% approval rating on Litsy. 😯 So I might be looking at a quick bail. #tob.

Beckys_Books Good luck 13mo
vivastory I hope you made it home safely! 13mo
merelybookish @vivastory Hey Scott! I've been meaning to message you. Sorry I didn't get in touch. Originally I thought I'd be in KC on Tuesday but we went Thurs and came back yesterday, so a pretty fast trip. I still hope we can coordinate a get together! Has the snow started there? 13mo
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merelybookish @Beckys_Books Thanks! The upside is I can bail quickly if need be and without much guilt. 13mo
vivastory It started a couple of hours ago. No problem! My holiday shifted around a bit too, so today has actually really been the first day I haven't spent with family since Thursday. I don't know if you are thinking of visiting around Xmas, but I'm hoping to take off for a week. 13mo
merelybookish @vivastory We are going to BC for Xmas but I did talk with my friends about a January visit to KC. If that happens, I'll let you know. I do get there a few times a year. I'm sure we can figure something out eventually! 🙂 13mo
vivastory Sounds good! Hopefully the book is not too bad! 13mo
Cinfhen Awww, too bad the coffee date didn‘t happen @vivastory @merelybookish #NextTime 13mo
merelybookish @Cinfhen We're waiting till you can join us! 😉 13mo
Cinfhen Hmmmm, Kansas is a little bit out of my stomping grounds but you never know😁 How‘s the book?? Did u bail?? 13mo
merelybookish @Cinfhen Not yet, although it is frustrating. But I'm curious to see where it goes. The style is really weird, almost like it was written 100 years ago. 13mo
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DivineDiana
Oscar Wilde | Richard Ellmann
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Stumbled upon this literary themed restaurant in New York City yesterday. Unfortunately, I was on my way home. #nexttime

Leftcoastzen Oh so cool! 1y
Faibka Omg, it looks wonderful!! 1y
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Leftcoastzen Their website is amazing. 1y
Velvetfur Wow! How gorgeous! I didn't stumble across that when I went there 2 years ago for my 40th, but I hope it's still there in another 2 years when I'll be going there for my sister's 40th! 1y
DivineDiana @Faibka @rather_be_reading I thought so too! Particularly the life size Oscar sitting on the bench! 1y
DivineDiana @Leftcoastzen You‘re right! I checked out the Website! Thank you! 1y
DivineDiana @Velvetfur That‘s the beauty of NYC! You never know what‘s around the next corner! 🙂 1y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Oh! We‘re going there in November! Im going to check this out!! 1y
DivineDiana @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I hope you do! 🙂 1y
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WhatThePuck
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I failed this #24in48 challenge. I've logged about 4 hours. Which is probably more than I would've done. I turned on the audiobook to fold instead of Netflix, so that's a win.

I'm not sure how to choose my actual bookends. My grandmother was moving and needed someone to take a Civil War era secretary desk off her hands. My husband was balking. So I had to make it appealing to him. I seem to arrange by covers.

#24in48dropout #nexttime

KathyWheeler I failed as well — got about 5 hours in. 1y
WhatThePuck @KathyWheeler it was my first challenge. Lol. It wasn't a good weekend to try. If it weren't for these meddling kids.. 1y
KathyWheeler @WhatThePuck 😄 It wasn‘t a good weekend for me to try it either. 1y
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Whimsical.Curiosity But look at those ends, hubba hubba 🤣 1y
5280reader No failing in trying! Heck I didn‘t even sign up. You just didn‘t get 24in48 YET. Yet implies future possibilities 😀👍 1y
WhatThePuck @Whimsical.Curiosity I'm so excited. My husband told me to send him pics of bookshelves I like. He's going to build me one for the half wall we have in our living room. After 10 pictures I was told to "settle down."?? 1y
RebL No failures! It‘s a “challenge” for a reason. (In the next Litsy update, when we can like comments, I‘m going to like @5280reader‘s.) (edited) 1y
WhatThePuck @5280reader @RebL thanks! I am going to keep trying! 1y
bels_books No worries on not making it. You turned on audio instead of Netflix. I definitely didn‘t do that this weekend. 😂 1y
WhatThePuck @bels_books yeah, it definitely made me celebrate the little victories! I usually clean the kitchen listening to my audiobooks, but usually do laundry and Netflix. I have 2 huge file cabinets waiting for the shredder at work tomorrow. That should help me listen to the last hour I have left in this section of my book. 1y
sailu112 What is 24in48challenge? I keep seeing it but I am unable to comprehend this challenge. I am new come on Litsy, so apologize for my ignorance.. 1y
WhatThePuck @sailu112 it was a challenge to read for 24 hours in 48. Welcome to Litsy!! Follow this @24in48 and it should help explain! 1y
sailu112 @WhatThePuck thanks for explaining it :) 1y
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ReadingEnvy
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#bookmail, leftover print galleys from ALA. #alaleftbehind

saresmoore I'm interested in both of these books! And two great covers. 2y
Lola Wait...I missed both you AND the new CD galley at ALA??!! 😩Ah....I get it...I missed the galley but you weren't there. THAT would have really been a bummer #nexttime (edited) 2y
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ReadingEnvy @Lola my boss doesn't like to pay to send me to ala seeing it as not relevant somehow but I'm hoping next year to be on a librarians-who-podcast panel possibly (may be bumped for others) to actually go! I'm always at ACRL, but it's only every other year. 2y
ReadingEnvy @saresmoore they are so eye catching! 2y
courtney I had no idea Doughty was coming out with a new book but that cover is so gorgeous and after loving Smoke Gets In Your Eyes so much, this will be an instant buy! 2y
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bitterbear
Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman
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I didn't feel like I was going to read this in a timely manner so I returned it so the next book nerd could have it. #byefelicia #nexttime #booklove

Christine I try to remember to do this too!! 🤓😇 3y
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margreads
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Waiting for the boy who is at basketball training. Delicious brunch and getting a few pages read. If only I had thought to include the book in the picture #nexttime

margreads And finished! 3y
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