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Marmie7
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Here ya go! @TheReadingMermaid #teamstoker #scarathlon
Mrs. Lovett💖

TheReadingMermaid That is so awesome. I'm going to give you 10 extra points for posting ❤️ 🧟‍♀️ 1mo
Ericalambbrown That‘s awesome! 1mo
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Sace
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Many thanks to everyone who entered my #kerfufflegiveaway! I never thought I'd make it to 90k litfluence or do a giveaway, so I appreciate everyone who celebrated with me.

Without further ado.... The winners are *drum roll 🥁*
@JoScho and @Chrissyreadit! *muppet flail!

You can email me at topperarnold@gmail.com

Next litfluence goal- 180k

JoScho What?!?? I am so excited! Thanks so very much Sara and congrats to @Chrissyreadit 🥳🥳🥳 1mo
Chrissyreadit No way!!! Thank you so much!!! Congrats again on your 90k- and Congrats to @JoScho for winning a prize!!! 1mo
LeahBergen Yayyyy to @JoScho and @Chrissyreadit ! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
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JoScho @LeahBergen thank you so much!!!! 😘 1mo
MatchlessMarie Awesome!! Congrats 🥳 1mo
Sace @MatchlessMarie thank you! 1mo
BarbaraBB Thanks for organizing! And I like your new Litsy handle! 1mo
Sace @BarbaraBB thanks! It's actually my original Litsy handle. 😊 1mo
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Sace
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I'll announce the winners tomorrow! #giveawaykerfuffle

Sace I think it's pretty obvious I'll never be a social media influencer 😂🤣 1mo
Amiable @RestlessFickleBookHoarder That sounds like too much work, anyway! 🤪 1mo
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Sace
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I always told myself that I would do a giveaway when my litfluence hit 90k. It's taken years, but I did it! Giveaway details in the comments!

Sace 1. Tell me what word makes you snicker, laugh, titter or chortle.
2. Post a pic (from a book, a dictionary app screenshot like I have here...you decide.
3. Tag me with #giveawaykerfuffle
4. I'll add your name to my list. (only 1 entry per Litten.)
5. On Oct 12 I'll use a RNG to pick two winners.
6. Each winner will receive a $50 gift certificate from Amazon.com or ThriftBooks. Your choice!
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TK-421 Congratulations! 👏👏👏 1mo
Sace @TK-421 thank you! 😁 1mo
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Suet624 90K! Good for you!!! 1mo
mcipher Wow! That‘s impressive, congrats!!! 🎉🎉🎉 1mo
Librarybelle Congratulations! 1mo
ravenlee Congratulations! 1mo
lele1432 Congrats!! 🥳 1mo
Sace @lele1432 thank you! 1mo
CaliforniaCay Woweewow congrats on your milestone!! And thanks for such a fun, creative giveaway! 1mo
Sace @CaliforniaCay thanks! And you were the first entry! 1mo
Kalalalatja Congrats on the 90k milestone 👏👏👏 1mo
Sace @Kalalalatja thank you! 1mo
JoScho Congrats and thanks for the super generous giveaway! 1mo
Sace @JoScho thank you! 1mo
BarbaraBB Such a fun giveaway, I‘ll have to think about it some more. Congrats on your milestone 💜 1mo
vivastory Congratulations 🎉👏 🤘 1mo
Sace Thank you! 1mo
Chrissyreadit Congratulations! 1mo
peaknit Congrats! I may be too late for the contest but I‘m still posting a word that makes me laugh just to say it.😂 1mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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Pickpick

I love this story! I never knew there was so much history in it. This copy actually has the story of how it was narrative under the original title of The String of Pearls that appeared in The People's Periodical and Family Library in 1846 and became a phenomenon in Britain. This copy is also written in the original text of the narrative. So much history in books ❤️

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TheReadingMermaid
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So I was about to start The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone when I noticed that I had Sweeney Todd in my stack for October. This is no bueno considering I'm the team captain for #TeamStoker and this is considered a slasher book 😲 so I decided to switch them! Sweeney Todd is now in the lineup for #24B4Monday 🍻👻🎉

@Andrew65 @jb72

TheReadingMermaid @kymmiesreads hello again sweetheart 👋😁 this is a weekend readathon that takes place every last weekend of the month. The overall goal is to hit 24 hours of reading time within the span of Thursday at midnight until Sunday at midnight. But I got to say, the main goal is just to read and have fun. We all set our own goals for ourselves and no goal is too small ❤️ 2mo
Bookwormjillk I‘m doing the readathon vs scareathlon juggling thing too. Great first day! 2mo
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TheReadingMermaid @Bookwormjillk thanks love 🤗 2mo
Andrew65 Great first day 👏👏👏 2mo
Andrew65 @kymmiesreads Would be great to have you join us, no matter what time you get to. 😊👍 2mo
BookishBlonde12 I love when you guys do 24b4Monday! Just grabbed my stack of books and made my a reading nook. 😊📚 2mo
kymmiesreads @TheReadingMermaid oh that sounds like a good challenge and lots of fun! 2mo
kymmiesreads @Andrew65 thanks I think I will join in! 2mo
kymmiesreads @TheReadingMermaid sorry for all my questions lately sweetie! But thank you for all your help!!! 2mo
TheReadingMermaid @kymmiesreads oh don't be sorry hun. You look relatively new to the community (WELCOME 🎉) and I am definitely here to help you. If you ever have any questions, feel free to hit me up! 2mo
kymmiesreads @TheReadingMermaid thank you so much! I signed up like two years ago actually but I‘m just now really getting into it. I love the community! Everyone is so sweet! 2mo
Andrew65 @kymmiesreads Yey! 🥳😊 2mo
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TheEllieMo
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.... and then she met Tim Burton.

#Shock #QuotsySept19 @TK-421

(A day late because I did no. 12 yesterday)

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Whatshereadnext
Dracula | Bram Stoker
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Putting some of my favourite editions on show! 😍

#leatherbound #dracula #grimmsfairytales #pennydreadful

Wan.der.love Elegant yet dark - love! 😍 1y
Whatshereadnext @Wan.der.love that's exactly what I was going for 😊 1y
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MrsMalaprop
Dracula | Bram Stoker
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#Oldcoolbooks #pennydreadful
Ok, so this was a tough one for me. Penny dreadful were 19th century serials featuring crime, horror and the supernatural. They sold for a penny.

The Penny Dreadful tv series took noteworthy gothic characters and placed them in a new, but familiar, universe. Characters from the pictured books from my shelves feature in the tv series.

A rather longbow? 😝

Linsy Ooh, I might need to watch this show! Dorian Gray is my fav. ♥️♥️♥️ 2y
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DebinHawaii
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#OldCoolBooks #PennyDreadful 😱

I don't have any penny dreadful, but my 1976 copy of Readers Digest Strange Stories, Amazing Facts mentions at least two of the subjects of these sensational stories or comics. Varney the Vampire and Spring-Heeled Jack, the Terror of London. This book and especially the stranger and scarier stories in it gave me hours of entertainment growing up.😱

Linsy This is so great! ♥️ 1y
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