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I didn‘t set a number for #2019reading goals, but between #youandme reading daily falls into my larger goal of self care. This afternoon I‘ve got a book, some Cup of Calm tea, and my fox slippers so I‘m all set! #anewchapter #musicalnewyear

Cinfhen And your slippers are back!!!! Happy New Year, Hollie ❣️❣️❣️❣️ 10mo
vivastory Yes, daily reading is essential to my health...& those around me 😄 10mo
Hollie @Cinfhen Happy New Year! ♥️ 10mo
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Hollie @vivastory haha yes, those around me also! 10mo
vkois88 I need to read this one. And self care is ALWAYS important 10mo
Hollie @vkois88 as it turns out, it wasn‘t very historically accurate, annoyingly inaccurate and the writing was lackluster so if you have others on your TBR pile, I‘d reach for those 😘 10mo
vkois88 Oh no!!! I'm sorry to hear that. My mom didn't give a real impression one way or the the other. So it can just stay on the tbr list a while longer 😉 10mo
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#youandme x2! Two sets of twins! A vintage book that my daughter found at a yard sale. The previous owner decorated the sides of the book with elementary school penmanship, but I still have a sentimental feeling for it! #musicalnewyear

vivastory I love the old cover designs! 10mo
rubyslippersreads Great cover! I loved the Bobbsey Twins when I was a kid. 😊 10mo
Cinfhen Oh wow!!! That‘s magical 10mo
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erzascarletbookgasm I loved the Bobbsey twins too! 10mo
Naj That looks like a great find! I love it when used books have little notes or other tidbits from previous owners. 10mo
LeahBergen I recently bought a kids book from the 1960s and the endpapers were decorated with drawings and the previous owner‘s name and address in England. I found him on Facebook and private messaged him with a photo of the book and all his drawings. 😆 I told him I wasn‘t a weirdo - I only wanted to show him that his childhood read was now “living” in Canada. 😆😆 He couldn‘t believe it! 10mo
Bookzombie @LeahBergen I think that‘s so special! 10mo
DivineDiana @LeahBergen How fantastic! There is a name in the inside cover of this book too, but no address, or I would follow your lead! 🤷🏼‍♀️ (edited) 10mo
batsy This is a lovely edition! What a find 😍 And that's so sweet @LeahBergen I love stories like that! 10mo
DivineDiana @batsy I thought so too! ❤️ 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm @LeahBergen that‘s a lovely story! 10mo
LeahBergen @Bookzombie @DivineDiana @batsy @erzascarletbookgasm I felt a bit like a stalker but I HAD to do it. 😆 10mo
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Watching You | Lisa Jewell
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#youandme (me would be the one doing the watching) I have a number of Lisa Jewell books around here, but have yet to read any of them.


Cinfhen I just read my first two this year. I think she‘s pretty good. I enjoyed 10mo
RadicalReader @Melissa_J beautiful book cover looking forward to checking out this novel for myself 10mo
suzie.reads This is on my list to read. Just read 'Then she was gone' It was really good but then the more I think about it, it was pretty unbelievable lol 10mo
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vivastory Good pick 👍 10mo
Talewaggingreads Me, too @suzie.reads 👊📚❣ 10mo
Andrew65 I love her books. 10mo
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Dear Mum | Neil Coxon
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#youandme #musicalnewyear
My daughter gave me this about five years ago and said she wanted it filled in for her 18th birthday. She‘s 18 in June so I better get going as I haven‘t even started!

DivineDiana What a special gift, Mum! Your daughter wants to really know you! 💗 (edited) 10mo
RachelO How lovely! 10mo
Cinfhen Awwww, I‘m crying over here!!! What a special daughter 💕💕 10mo
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Kalalalatja I gave a book like this to my grandmother, and my bf gave one to his grandfather. His grandfather finished it a month before he died, and my bf treasure it beyond words! 10mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful! 👍🏻♥️ 10mo
vivastory She'll definitely cherish it! 10mo
JacqMac My mom did one for me when I got married. I found it after she died. It was so comforting to have her words. 10mo
TrishB @DivineDiana @RachelO @Cinfhen @Kalalalatja @Cathythoughts @vivastory @JacqMac I shall be thinking even more carefully what to put in it now! 10mo
LeahBergen Aww!! 😭😭 10mo
TrishB @LeahBergen I‘m feeling the pressure now 💕 10mo
Caroline2 Oh what a lovely idea! Let me know what it‘s like, I might do one too! 🤔 10mo
TrishB @Caroline2 I need to make it a project and get started!! 10mo
Caroline2 Yeah I‘m not good with projects. I started birthday books for the boys (writing about them at each bday etc) I‘m about 4yrs behind already!!!! 😳 (edited) 10mo
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Heather Armstrong is an ex-Mormon who blogs and podcasts what it‘s like to have grown up in the Mormon church; what BYU was like; leaving the church and what it‘s like to still live in Utah among so many Mormons. She has a new book coming out that chronicles her severe bout with suicidal depression in 2016 and the unconventional steps she took to try and get help for it. She‘s a polarizing person, but I dig her. ❤️ #musicalnewyear #youandme

Reecaspieces Very interesting 10mo
emilyhaldi She sounds like an interesting person! 10mo
Suet624 Those Mormons. Sigh. 10mo
Aseleener I used to read her blog, back in the day, so I was intrigued by this. Just got approved for the Netgalley. Looking forward to it. 9mo
LauraBeth Oohh - can‘t wait for your review @Aseleener! 9mo
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Darkside: A Novel | Belinda Bauer
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#MusicalNewyear #youandme I‘m not at home so using a picture I already used. Also, you would have to read the book to see what I mean .... don‘t want to give to much of the story away .... excellent read if you like a thriller 👏🏻♥️

Cinfhen Sounds interesting! Is this the same author as (edited) 10mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen it is ! I think she is very good 👍🏻♥️ 10mo
TrishB Great read 👍🏻 10mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB 👍🏻 10mo
vivastory This got the double stamp of approval: @TrishB & you. Good enough for me. Stacked! 10mo
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Don Quixote | Miguel de Cervantes
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#YouandMe could easily be the theme song for Don Quixote. With Sancho Panza as his sidekick, in the words of Elder Price:
?... I'll do something incredible
That blows God's freaking mind...?
Charging at windmills & such certainly "blows God's freaking mind."

CoffeeNBooks I just finished reading Don Quixote, so I love this! 10mo
Cinfhen Recently saw the musical Book of Mormon.... hilarious!!!! Those “Elders” were hysterical!!! 10mo
Cinfhen Love your pairing!! 😂😂 10mo
Cathythoughts ♥️👍🏻 10mo
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