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MeganAnn
Girls Made of Snow and Glass | Melissa Bashardoust
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Labeled as a dark, feminist retelling of Snow White, this was a fun read. I wouldn‘t consider it to be any darker than the original Grim version. However it was delightfully feminist & original. I think the author managed to find the essence of the female characters, allowing us to see deeper into their hearts then before & why that might lead them to certain choices. Set in a land cursed with perpetual winter it‘s perfect for this time of year.⬇️

MeganAnn There are no princes, but we do get a bit of romance in the sweet way Lynet explored her emerging feelings for another girl. The main story focuses on the relationship between Lynet & stepmom Mina. The ending gave me all the feels as Mina & Lynet find a different ending than the original fairytale. This would be a perfect read for teen girls of any age who like fantasy or fairytales. Thanks to @Mommamanzi for gifting this 2yrs ago in the #cozyswap 1mo
MeganAnn @TheAromaofBooks this was also my #bookspin for December ❄️🎉😍 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1mo
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sblbooks
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#NovemberTBR
#OverbookedClub -The Edge of Lost
#MGBuddyRead - I Can Make this Promise
#KindredSpirits - Chronicles of Avonlea & Further Chronicles of Avonlea
#NonfictionNovember - The Sun Does Shine
#cozyswap gift from last year - Murder Past Due
Historiathon 2.5 (booktube) The Last Green Valley, The Book of Lost Friends & The Forest of Vanishing Stars (added at the last minute because my library hold came in.)
#Thanksgiving - 4 picture books

megnews I‘m looking forward to hearing your review of the Sun does Shine. It‘s been in my tbr for awhile. Also looking forward to Book of Lost Friends review. I read it and look forward to seeing what you think 3mo
ravenlee Cranberry Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holiday books! It was out of print for so long, I was ecstatic when I saw it had been rereleased! 3mo
sblbooks @megnews They both have good reviews so I'm looking forward to it. Do you ever watch YouTube videos? I wanted to read The Sun Does Shine after listening to Krista's at Books and Jams review it. 3mo
sblbooks @ravenlee Oh, that's good to know. I might have to order the hardcover, instead of just ordering the ebook. 3mo
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Littlewolf1
Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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OK All, I know I may be early, but I know they‘re coming. And I have missed the Halloween swaps for three years in a row. So help me out, tag me in the Halloween swaps so I can get them please.

wanderinglynn Yes, I‘m already planning for this year‘s #hauntedhollowswap 🎃👻 5mo
sprainedbrain Yes, #BasicWitchSwap will be happening. 🖤 @jenniferw88 (edited) 5mo
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I too am anxiously awaiting all the halloween swaps! @MaleficentBookDragon has hosted #AllHallowsReadSwap in the past & @LibrarianRyan has done a #NightmareSwap . Not sure if they are again, but they're good swap hosts/Littens to follow. Bring on Spooky Season! 🕸👻😁 5mo
MaleficentBookDragon I‘ll be doing sign ups for the #allhallowsreadswap at the end of the month. 5mo
LibrarianRyan @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I can not decide if I want to do a nightmare swap or a makers swap. What are your thoughts. 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @LibrarianRyan 🤔 I'd be into a nightmare swap. I'm not terribly crafty unfortunately. But I'm sure the Littens would love whatever you decide to do. 5mo
Littlewolf1 @jenniferw88 @wanderinglynn @sprainedbrain @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @MaleficentBookDragon @LibrarianRyan thank you all so much… I‘m looking forward to getting the chance to participate this year 👻 5mo
jenniferw88 @sprainedbrain 🎉🎉🎉! I'm only going to do one Halloween swap this year, and as I'm REALLY getting into the witchy spirit, I'm pretty sure it's going to be yours - sorry @wanderinglynn ! 5mo
Littlewolf1 @jenniferw88 I keep missing them every year so I think I‘m gonna go for all of them… Next year I might dwindle down 5mo
sprainedbrain @jenniferw88 I‘m determined to get you a really good match this time, my friend! ❤️ 5mo
Littlewolf1 @ferskner @Avanders @Chrissyreadit Are you guys hosting the #CozySwap this year? (edited) 5mo
Avanders Oh I‘m sorry — I hosted my old falling for fall swap instead this year — super early! I had sign ups last month… but I think @wanderinglynn ‘s will have a non-scary option if you wanted to focus on fall and cozies ☺️ 5mo
Avanders (Though if @ferskner and @Chrissyreadit do the #cozyswap again this year, I‘m all about signing up for that!!) 5mo
ferskner I've had a doozy of a summer so the #cozyswap wasn't on my mind at all. I'm sorry you're missing it this year, @Littlewolf1! @Avanders @Chrissyreadit 5mo
Chrissyreadit @ferskner @Avanders @Littlewolf1 this fall I am also just wanting to join a swap vs organize a swap….. 5mo
4thhouseontheleft So I just started a hashtag to help people find all the fall/Halloween stuff going on this year! #AVeryLitsyHalloween 5mo
Littlewolf1 @4thhouseontheleft that‘s brilliant, thank you 5mo
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TheAromaofBooks
Penne Dreadful | Catherine Bruns
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One of the first swaps I ever participated in on Litsy was the 2019 #CozySwap and this was one of the books. Less than two years to read it 😂 Back then I didn't write down who my swap buddy was, so I can't remember who actually sent it!!!

Anyway, this was a fun if somewhat run-of-the-mill cozy, setting up the MC and town as the first in a series. I enjoyed but didn't love it, especially when Tessa was just doing really dumb stuff, like ⬇️

TheAromaofBooks (cont'd) confronting her husband's probable murderer... by herself... at night... in an isolated location... without telling anyone where she's going. 🙄 A soft pick, but it probably won't stop me from reading the next in the series haha

#SeriesRead2021 @TheSpineView
#StackingtheSeries @audraelizabeth
#BookSpin - my official pick this month
#MarvellousMarch @Andrew65
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TheSpineView 👍📖📚 10mo
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 10mo
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Gissy
Mexican Gothic | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Noemi' father asked her to visit her cousin in High Place after she wrote a letter insinuating that her husband was trying to poison her. Noemí will find out what is happening in that house. Story is creepy, some gory & disgusting scenes, expected in horror novels. The end, a little too cheesy. What is happening, too "vegan"☺️But it kept my attention in last pages. 3.85⭐️ #Scarathlon2020 #TeamHarkness @StayCurious 26 points ?

Gissy Bookmark bought in Etsy store recommended by @Megabooks 👌 1y
maich Pretty pictures😍 I have this book on TBR but I'm not sure if I'll read it or not. 1y
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LeahBergen Great photo! 💀 1y
Gissy @maich I'm not an expert in horror novels but it was ok but not great. It kept my attention but I know that persons that love this genre will find it meh. But I'm a chicken in some horror novels☺️so it was ok for me. 1y
Gissy Besides the story, I love this cover😍 1y
Sleepswithbooks Love the mugs!!! 1y
Gissy Thank you @Stacypatrice I like that Mexican cultural tradition. Maybe because I love the animated movies Coco and The Book of Life🤗 1y
Gissy @Stacypatrice I forgot to mention that the mug glows with hot liquids 1y
Sleepswithbooks @Gissy How cool!!!! 1y
Gissy @LeahBergen Thank you! I love that Mexican tradition. Also, Coco the movie was so special for me even when it is an animated movie😢 1y
Megabooks Ooo! I hope you like it. This is a fantastic photo!!! 😍 1y
Chrissyreadit Was the coffee as yummy as I hoped it would be? 1y
Gissy @Chrissyreadit It is!! I also add a small amount of ground cinnamon on the top☕️mmmm 1y
4thhouseontheleft Love your photo! I really wanted to read this during Screamathon, but I‘m stuck in the 70‘s on my library holds list. Started out in the 200s, it‘s a really in demand book! 1y
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monalyisha
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I know the #cozyswap is over but the #cozylife continues...

Check-out this converted van space! 😍 It‘s from the Instagram account @ parkingonthewildside.

TheSpineView Lovely! ❤ 1y
Avanders 😍😍 1y
Kdgordon88 Little piece of heaven. 1y
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ferskner I want that thing! 14mo
monalyisha @ferskner Me. Too. 14mo
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paisleyjess
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This was one of the books in my #cozyswap. Unconventional setting for a cozy mystery with a daring, rather than reluctant, amateur slooth; a nice change of pace from the typical format.

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Catsandbooks
Twelve Angry Librarians | Miranda James
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Thank you!!! @LibrarianRyan The books arrived!! I'm excited to dive in! Great choices! 🙌🏼 The Cat in the Stacks mystery sounds like a good one! Thanks again! 🥰

#cozyswap

katy4peas Cat in the stacks is fun! And so is Olivia Twist! (edited) 1y
LibrarianRyan Yeahh. I‘m glad they made it. 1y
Catsandbooks @katy4peas looking forward to them! 1y
Catsandbooks @LibrarianRyan Thanks again! 💕 1y
Laughterhp I loved Olivia Twist!! 1y
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