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Emilymdxn
Girl, Woman, Other | Bernardine Evaristo
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Pickpick

Loved this (bar the only reference to bisexuality being about it being a phase hmm) about the variety of black British womens experiences. What really struck me was how beautifully everything linked up, how everyone‘s lives came together to form something bigger, and the ending which I won‘t give away about connection, legacy and identity which was so satisfying and touching. I‘d love for this to make the shortlist. #bookerprize2019 longlist 9/13

Megabooks You‘re screaming through that list! #impressed! 3mo
rwmg I enjoyed her "The Emperor's Babe" so I'll be rooting for her. 3mo
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Lizpixie
Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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#Hr36challenge for the #24in48 #readathon is a #LiteraryLoot theme. This is just a fraction of the swag I have in my library, since I got sick(er)it‘s in s bit of chaos, so a lot is buried. I‘m very proud of my Potterverse loot, including Hermiones wand that the hubby recently bought me. I‘m also proud of my pin flag & my bookmark obsession is still going strong.

LauraJ Nice swag! (edited) 4mo
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TheSpineView
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#BFCR2 @wanderinglynn

Here is the steps I walked yesterday with my fur children. I also swam and did some canoeing. According to the conversation chart I should add another 2,610 for the canoeing and 2,715 for the swimming. It seems high so I am adding 2,500 to my total and call it fair. Total is 9,486!

jillannjohn Nice! 5mo
wanderinglynn I think you underestimated you other activities. Canoeing & swimming both take effort. You are doing great! 🙌🏻 Way to go! 5mo
TheDaysGoBy You had a great, active day! 5mo
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BookwormAHN Great job 👏🏻 5mo
Megabooks Canoeing! #impressed! I am not that coordinated!! 👍🏻👍🏻 5mo
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LiterRohde
Untitled | Unknown
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“Against Happiness”

“At-risk youth - a tribe apart.
Unequal childhoods, savage inequalities.
Scattered. Lost. Fear overload.
Amazing Grace.”

#30JuneBooks | 7: #Bookstack
#JazzyJune | 7: #SpinePoetry
#SongsOfSummer | 7: #SchoolsOut
#PoetryMatters | 7: #Intellect

📷: Made with PhotoGrid & iPhone

TheSpineView Love how you were able to incorporate so many things into one post! Very imaginative! 💜💜 5mo
LiterRohde @TheSpineView Thanks. It‘s started with the spine poetry. My mind is still on teaching (it was a rough year) so that‘s what I decided to write about. I‘m not exactly a poet. Whether it fits all the other prompts, I‘m not sure if it fits them all perfectly, but I tried. It made sense to me. (edited) 5mo
OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 😎 5mo
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rubyslippersreads Great multitasking! 5mo
Nute Reads like true poetry! Well done!!💕 5mo
megnews Love Kozol. 5mo
Eggs Nicely done 🤗👏🏻 5mo
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TheEllieMo
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#BookFitnessChallenge went for a run with my local running club for the first time in ages, it felt tough but good. The run accounted for about 6,200 of those steps.

#BFC Week 1 Day 4
Steps: 63,981/105,000
Runs: 1/3

Books: 1/9 (target for the whole 6 weeks)

Emilymdxn That‘s an incredible amount of steps!! Well done! 6mo
BookwormAHN Great job 👏🏻 6mo
Nessavamusic Great job! 6mo
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wanderinglynn Amazing job! 🙌🏻 6mo
AprilMae Awesome job!!! 6mo
TheSpineView Wow! I'm impressed! Keep up the good work! 6mo
4thhouseontheleft Great job! 6mo
Megabooks Wow! #impressed 😁👍🏻 6mo
Caterina Great job!! 🙌🎉 Getting a run in and that many extra steps is impressive! 6mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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My shortest book was Dr. Seuss' ABC Book at 24 pages, and my longest book was The Iliad/Odyssey by Homer at a woppin 1,556 pages!!! 😳😳😳
But the show ain't over yet folks!!!

#YearInBooks #Goodreads

quirkthenerd 😳 11mo
quirkthenerd Good job lady! 11mo
Megabooks Awesome! #impressed 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 11mo
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MelissaSue81 Wowser!! 11mo
BillyH Wow! You‘ve got me beat hands down and I listen to my books for 10 hours a day at x2 speed! 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @BillyH I don't do audiobooks. I only do paper books or e-books. 😁 11mo
Redwritinghood Wow! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 11mo
Doughtah Wow! Congrats on a year well-read! 😄 Are you planning any specific books to end the year? 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @Doughtah I have a couple of ebooks that I still need to read along with Mister B Gone by Clive Barker and finishing up our buddy read of 11mo
Doughtah @TheReadingMermaid that sounds like a good group to keep u til jan. i hope u have fun finishing them !😊 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @Doughtah thank you 😘 11mo
Eggbeater I am impressed! 11mo
ju.ca.no Wow!👏🏼👏🏼 11mo
Anitareads Yay! 👏 11mo
emmaturi Wow!! 11mo
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JenP
The Similars | Rebecca Hanover
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Panpan

An elite high school is thrown into a tailspin when 6 cloned students are invited to attend the school. These students‘ “originals” are attending as juniors and seniors at the school. When they turn into each other, it sparks all kinds of mayhem

This was highlighted as a buzz worthy YA book at BEA. Honestly it was all rather silly and way too predictable. The premise is interesting but so predictable as to send me into fits of eye rolling.

JenP I will say that despite the fact that is was painfully lacking in subtlety, I still felt entertained at times. It probably will be a blockbuster 1y
Cinfhen Great review!! Well done 😄you‘re making early progress #booked2018 #impressed ❣️ 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Interesting premise. Too bad it was still a pan! 1y
BookHoarder32 I agree, the entertainment value lay in the ridiculousness of it all. 12mo
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Cinfhen
Home Fire: A Novel | Kamila Shamsie
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Getting ready to take a break, I‘ve been in the kitchen the last 5.5 hours!!! But look @Kalalalatja @BarbaraBB @LeahBergen @Simona @Chelsey my challah came out great😇

RadicalReader @Cinfhen love the beautiful looking challah 1y
Chelsey Yay! It looks delicious 💗🥖 1y
Tanisha_A That looks yummy! And beautiful! 1y
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Kalalalatja Yum! 🤤🤤 1y
Cinfhen Thanks, it‘s such a pain but it makes the whole house smell delicious @RadicalReader @Chelsey @Tanisha_A And that‘s worth the hassle 😀plus all of my son‘s friends are here without family, so a home cooked dinner is EXTRA NICE ❤️ 1y
Cinfhen I made 4 loaves so I can freeze for next time @Kalalalatja 👍🏻 1y
RachelO That looks delicious! 1y
Suet624 That‘s so impressive!!! 1y
sisilia Awww I miss having challah every Friday 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That is gorgeous!! I seriously need to live with you! We can read and cook!!! Do you need a 42 yo roomie?! Lol 1y
Cinfhen That would be awesome @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Cinfhen hubby wouldn‘t mind!! 🤣🤣🤣 1y
Cinfhen Thanks so much @RachelO @Suet624 Where did you get challah @sisilia I‘m thinking NY?!? Did you live there?? Yes, challah ever Friday for Shabbat dinner but not home made every week 1y
Cinfhen No, hubby would be thrilled!! I‘d have someone else to talk books with 😊💗 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😘😘 1y
Tanisha_A @Cinfhen That's utterly lovely of you! ♥ 1y
sisilia Melbourne, Australia 😊 I lived with a lovely Jewish family when I was studying for university over there. Four years with them, and I‘m practically half Jewish now. I can recite the blessings, and I went to the synagogue, too 😃 1y
Cinfhen OMG! That‘s awesome!! How did I not know that @Sisilia !?!? One of the guests tonight is originally from Melbourne 😊His family name is Goldfrab ~ he‘s the sweetest boy 1y
eanderson My step grandmother makes challah and oh my!! I love it! My mouth is watering! 1y
BarbaraBB Looks perfect. I‘d kill for a piece 😘 1y
bedandabook That looks wonderful, @Cinfhen. Well worth the hours you put in! Are you reading Home Fire? I keep meaning to get around to it. 😘 1y
DivineDiana Your challah looks perfect! 👏🏻😋👍🏻 1y
Mdargusch Wow! I‘m so impressed! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 1y
susanw FYI you can freeze the braided dough and then take one out each week. That way the house smell yummy over and over. Also nothing tastes as good as homemade challah. 💕 1y
Redwritinghood That looks yummy! 1y
TrishB Looks lovely 💕 1y
emilyhaldi Wow that's some beautiful challah!! 🙌🏻 1y
GripLitGrl Wow that challah looks amazing!!😋 1y
Cinfhen That would have been wiser @susanw although I have a feeling all 4 loaves might get eaten before next weekend @eanderson @BarbaraBB @bedandabook @DivineDiana @Mdargusch @Redwritinghood @TrishB @emilyhaldi 😋thanks for the love (edited) 1y
Cinfhen I‘ve just started the book @bedandabook but I haven‘t gotten too far ~ it‘s good!! (edited) 1y
Pamwurtzler Wow that‘s pretty challah! 1y
erzascarletbookgasm I‘m more attracted to the challah than the book, though the cover is pretty! Looks 😋 1y
Smrloomis Wow, nice work on the challah. It looks professional! 1y
Simona Njam, njam 😋🤤😋🤤 1y
Godmotherx5 😯 WOW 😯 1y
LeahBergen Wow!!! You‘re amazing! 1y
mrp27 I miss a good challah bread, looks so yummy! 1y
mabell Looks perfect! So yummy! 1y
Reviewsbylola I want to try to make challah someday!! 1y
UwannaPublishme Yummy! 😋👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
Centique Well done you! I have never had challah bread. Better go google it now 😊 I‘ve tried to make bread a couple of times and done badly! 1y
SledgeReader Call me #impressed! 🍾 1y
britt_brooke It‘s beautiful!! 1y
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ThisIsLilli
A Skinful of Shadows | Frances Hardinge
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I‘ve never read any Frances Hardinge before, but WOW was this good!! This is technically a Children‘s/YA book, but honestly I‘d recommend to anyone of any age. The writing is gorgeous, the characters are vivid, and the storytelling and magical realism element are totally unique. I had the pleasure of meeting Frances at Hay this year, & she is absolutely delightful - when she signed my book, she drew a goose! #author #impressed

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Amabear
Jane Eyre | Charlotte Bront
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Hello! I‘m new here, and I am stoked 😍 I am a 90s baby, a hippy dippy mom who apparently uses words like “stoked” 🤦🏻‍♀️
Anywho... I love classics, and anything Jane Austen, or Bronte! Of course It‘s rare that I find a book I don‘t like. My husband got me 20+ books for Christmas 😍 so I‘ll be posting about them. I‘m stoked to be able to share my thoughts and comments!
Also- I write in my books 💁🏻‍♀️ used books with inscriptions are my fav❤️

BookishMe Welcome to Litsy 👋🏾 👋🏾 #LitsyWelcomeWagon 2y
BookishMe Your 'Have Read' seems more than 'To Read' 👍🏽👍🏽 #Impressed look forward to your sharing! 2y
Amabear @BookishMe thank you! It‘s defiantly a full shelf! They are books I‘ve collected and read and decided to keep through years of growing up and such! Iv read wayyyy more. But these are all keepers. 2y
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RaimeyGallant Welcome from me too! 2y
Amabear @RaimeyGallant thank k you!! 2y
ErinGoBragh1011 Delayed but welcome!!! You will love here. Everyone is so nice and welcoming. 2y
Amabear @ErinGoBragh1011 I‘m already on it more then my other social media sites! These are so my people 😍♥️♥️♥️♥️ 2y
Amabear @ErinGoBragh1011 and thank you! 2y
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