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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#LitsyLove going out tomorrow!! I‘m close to being caught up!! Welcome letters to @Captivatedbybooks @Eggs @julieclair (hopefully they will reach you this time Julie!)

@catiewithac @UwannaPublishme @TheBookHippie @wordslinger42 @Mimi28 @ShelleyBooksie

❤️📝📮💌📬🎉🎈🎊

julieclair How fun! Fingers crossed the mail gods are looking kindly upon me now, lol! 📪💌 6d
CatLass007 I was inactive on Litsy for a few years until the beginning of summer. There‘s been a lot of upheaval in my life, and this is the first year in a while that my life has not been in upheaval. I signed up for #JustBecause at about the same time #LitsyLove was starting. I‘m wondering if #JustBecause is still active. I was unpacking the contents of my desk and found four envelopes on which my old return address labels and stamps had been (cont)⬇️ 6d
CatLass007 placed. I can‘t remember off the top of my head if I had put the full name and address of the intended recipients on the envelopes. I did put the #JB on the back of the envelopes. Does anyone know who was hosting #JustBecause? And if it‘s still active? 6d
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Bklover @CatLass007 I don‘t think #jb is still active. I was in it from the start and I think as Litsylove got bigger it just sort of faded away. Last updated list I got was from March of 2021. 6d
CatLass007 @Bklover Thank for the info! Now if I can just figure out what to do with with these envelopes with forever stamps on them… 6d
Captivatedbybooks I bought stamps yesterday! 6d
Mimi28 Thanks Misty!! ❤️😊🙏🏽😻😎 5d
UwannaPublishme 😘😘😘 4d
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BookwormAHN
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Today I put my best friend and baby Jezzy to sleep. Her poor little body after 15 years was starting to fail her. I miss her so much 💔

megnews So sorry for your loss! 2y
TEArificbooks Sorry for your loss 2y
Chrissyreadit I‘m so sorry. 2y
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BkClubCare {{{{hugs}}}} 2y
Soubhiville I‘m so sorry. It‘s such a hard thing to lose a friend. 2y
jen_hayes7 So very sorry for your loss. Sending you a big hug. 2y
MicheleinPhilly I‘m so sorry. I‘ve been there and it is heartbreaking. Thank you for giving your baby such a wonderful life. ❤️ 2y
AmyG Oh no. I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Sending a hug. 2y
Tamra 💕💕 2y
Jess Oh no! I‘m so sorry for your loss. Many hugs. 2y
KathyWheeler I am so sorry. This is always just heartbreaking. We‘re still mourning our little boy who we had to put to sleep in September. 2y
Addison_Reads I'm so sorry. 💔 they leave such a big hole when we have to say goodbye. 2y
IndoorDame I‘m so sorry 💔 2y
TheSpineView So sorry 😭💔💔 2y
cewilf I‘m so sorry ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
xicanti I‘m so sorry. Saying goodbye to a pet is always so hard. 2y
sprainedbrain I‘m so sorry for your loss. ❤️ 2y
quietjenn I‘m so very sorry 💙 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a cutie. 💜 2y
Michael_Gee I‘m so sorry! 💔 2y
Librarybelle I am so sorry for your loss 2y
Scochrane26 So sad. Sorry for your loss. 2y
BiblioLitten I‘m so sorry to hear that. I remember Jezzy was always mentioned in your #jb cards. ♥️ 2y
Laughterhp 💚💚 2y
Tera66 I'm so sorry. 💔 2y
MaleficentBookDragon I‘m so sorry. Take care of yourself. 2y
Dragon Sorry for your loss 💔 2y
curiouserandcurioser @BookwormAHN im so very sorry for your loss💔 its heartbreaking to lose family so take care of yourself. Hugs to you💜 2y
Branwen I'm so very sorry, friend. 💕 Hang in there. Sending lots of love your way 2y
Jas16 I am so sorry 2y
kplovesbooks I am so sorry!!! 💔💔💔 2y
JessClark78 So sorry for your loss. 💔❤️ 2y
readordierachel I'm so, so sorry 2y
LeahBergen Oh, I‘m so sorry! 💔 2y
Megabooks I am so sorry! 💕💕 2y
Vansa I'm so sorry to hear that, what an incredibly sweet best friend. May she rest in peace 2y
Gissy I‘m so sorry 😢❤️❤️❤️ 2y
WJCintron 🙏😢 I‘m sorry. 2y
Cathythoughts Oh that‘s very hard ! You will miss her ❤️ 2y
Lauram I‘m so very sorry for your loss.💜 2y
Cupcake12 Sorry for your loss. Xx 2y
Simona I‘m so sorry 💔💔💔 2y
BookwormM So sorry 💕💕 2y
Chelsea.Poole So sorry for your loss 😢 2y
BookwormAHN Thank you so much @BookwormM @Chelsea.Poole 2y
JoyBlue I'm so sorry. 😭 💙 2y
Bookzombie I‘m so sorry. 💕💕 2y
Reggie Oh no, I‘m so sorry. 2y
BookwormAHN @Reggie Thank you so much! 2y
myellenbee 💔 I'm so sorry. That's so hard to go through. Sending a virtual hug. 2y
BookwormAHN @myellenbee Thank you! 2y
Trashcanman 🫂 I'm sorry for your loss Ashley 2y
BookwormAHN @Trashcanman Thank you George 2y
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Soubhiville
Girl, Woman, Other | Bernardine Evaristo
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I spent the morning driving around dropping books at Little Free Libraries in my general area and then working on this fun little puzzle my sis gave me, all while listening to the tagged book.

BookishMarginalia 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 3y
Mommamanzi What an awesome idea! 3y
Gissy I wish we could have that where I live. I have so many books to donate! 3y
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BennettBookworm So fantastic!! 3y
Ruthiella Happy trees 🌲 🌳🌲🌳😀 3y
SaunteringVaguelyDownwards I have a stack of books waiting for me to do the same! 3y
Mimi28 I have gotten really into God and being spiritual especially with all of my health problems. I still put the beast boy graphic novel on hold though, lol. I emailed you. I forgot how to access the document, lol (#jb) I hope all is well with you!! ❤️❤️🤗🤗😻😻 3y
LibrarianRyan Yeah. I have a stack that i was originally going to put inthe Lamphere LFL or the Washington Middle School Library, but since mine is getting closer to being done, I am in a holding pattern. 3y
Soubhiville @Mimi28 I‘m really bad about answering emails... the #jb list should be in your email... the updated one was sent out last week some time. I can forward it. All I have to do is click on the attachment to open it. 3y
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BookwormAHN
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iread2much You are so welcome! 3y
Sleepswithbooks ❤️💚💌 3y
Kaylamburson Merry Christmas!! Looks like someone else has the same snowman cards I was using for various people! I was sending those and the star cookie card. Unless I accidentally sent you two cards 🤣😂 3y
SmartSassery Happy Holidays! ❤️ 3y
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BookwormAHN
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tracey38 So nice to see! 🎄 3y
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Chrissyreadit
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Hi friends! Reading the comments on @TheAromaofBooks page made me realize how many activities have helped people join our community- I know joining my first swap changed litsy for me. Hashtag comments can lead to activities for people to see how amazing this community is- and much more than book reviews. I may miss some- feel free to add to it, with any information you want to include!
#litsylist #litsywelcomewagon @LitsyWelcomeWagon

Chrissyreadit #bookspin with @thearomaofbooks is a lottery to choose the next book to read on your tbr 3y
Chrissyreadit #pemberlittens with @sprainedbrain to enjoy all things Jane Austen including buddy reads. 3y
Chrissyreadit #overbooked with @megnews and @sblbooks buddy reads that are chosen via vote 3y
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Chrissyreadit #literarycrew with @Librarybelle historical fiction buddy reads 3y
Chrissyreadit #authoramonth with @Soubhiville read books by a specific author 3y
Chrissyreadit #losersclub reading Stephen King with @DGRachel (edited) 3y
Chrissyreadit #booked2021 each year has a year long challenge with @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft (edited) 3y
BarbaraBB I am not in the #booked2021 crew, that‘s @BarbaraTheBibliophage ! However, I do host #ReadingAsia2021 with @Librarybelle in which we try to read a book set in each Asian country and/or written by an author from each country. 3y
BarbaraBB Also @Cinfhen and I host a #bestbuddyread in the weekend of February 7. We‘ll have a virtual party all weekend and will discuss this book: 3y
Soubhiville It‘s fun posting #bookreport s and #weeklyforcast s every week, led by @Cinfhen 3y
Soubhiville For Terry Pratchett fans, jump in to the #OokBookClub! With @julesG (edited) 3y
OutAndAbout #foodandlit starts in January where @butterfinger and @texreader lead a country-a-month exploration of books and food! (Loaded also on #Storygraph as a public challenge.) 3y
AmyG @BarbaraBB Will you remind us when we should start the book or should we just have it read by that weekend? 3y
BarbaraBB We will remind you but you can read it at any time you like. We will discuss it on Sunday 7 February. I hope you‘ll be there @AmyG 💕 3y
Soubhiville #nyrbbookclub reads NYRB classics. With @BarbaraBB and @vivastory (edited) 3y
Megabooks #nonfictionchallege with @Riveted_Reader_Melissa is a yearlong nonfiction prompt bingo challenge (edited) 3y
TrishB What a fab summary of activity! 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage If you like science fiction and fantasy, the #bbbbc crew votes on a book to read every two months. All organized by @InLibrisVeritas ! 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Also from @Riveted_Reader_Melissa is #shesaid , which is what I‘d call a women‘s studies buddy read. Both fiction and nonfiction choices. 3y
TheBookHippie #childrensclassicread2021 I do one every year #mgbuddyread is starting up again and #bookshelfbook2021 you can read down your TBR with me 🤪 I love #shakespearereadalong 3y
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm This is epic! Thank you for starting this thread! ❤️😱❤️ 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa There‘s also a #StarWarsBuddyRead that reads the new canon Star Wars novels. 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Also #NonfictionNerds hosted by @dariazeoli that picks a nonfiction book by vote to read each month. 3y
sblbooks Starting back in January is #MgBuddyRead a monthly discussion of a middle grade novel. Also, new next year is the #YABuddyRead for fans of young adult novels with @megnews 3y
Gaylagal2 @Chrissyreadit You are such a gem on this Saturday morning! What a great idea....love it ❤️ I've met such amazing, funny and great people here on Litsy and the swaps are such a part of that 🤓 #truecrime #bookshelf2021 3y
Texreader #litsyatoz with @BookishMarginalia Read a book that starts with every letter of the alphabet, or author‘s name that starts with every letter of the alphabet, or a combination of both 3y
sprainedbrain This is an awesome idea and a great listing! I‘m going to attempt to share! 3y
squirrelbrain What a great idea! Thanks for doing this! 3y
dariazeoli Wonderful idea! And wow, we have so many awesome ways to get involved with each other. Loving the comments this morning ❤️ 3y
TiminCalifornia Thanks for this road map to Litsy! 3y
Liz_M #nyrbbookclub, organized by @vivastory, reads and discusses one nyrb book a month. The co-host for discussion changes each month (@BarbaraBB is co-hosting January only). 3y
Cinfhen I love this!!!! Thanks for all the shoutouts there are also a slew of daily challenges spread over a monthly theme lead by @Eggs @OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks and @Klou And there‘s a lovely group of #BirthdayFairies who spread Birthday cheer @LitsyBirthdays tagging @julesG @robinb @Crazeedi @KarenUK and @squirrelbrain 🧚‍♀️🧚🏻‍♂️🧚‍♀️🧚🏻‍♂️ (edited) 3y
BookishBelle Don‘t forget #lmpbc (Litsy Markup Postal Book Club) hosted by @suvata Next sign up is in Feb/March, I think. You start or join a group of four. You each buy a book, read it, and send it on. By the end, you‘ve read four books and get your book back with comments from your group members. So fun! And a way to read things you might not have read on your own. 3y
Cuilin Hope it‘s ok to comment here, There are so many readalongs too for people interested in reading a specific author with a group. Check out #pemberlittens, for Jane Austen fans #shakespearereadalong #whattheDickens is new starting in January and open to all. Great idea @Chrissyreadit 3y
vivastory Thanks for the tag @Liz_M ! Anyone interested in reading and discussing NYRB, please feel free to chime in with the monthly discussions. They are typically the final weekend of the month. 📚📚 3y
vivastory @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Is this a closed group? This sounds interesting 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @vivastory #Nonfiction2021 and #SheSaid are open to anyone interested. #nonfictionNerds votes for their books on Goodreads and posts here and discusses there too, check with @dariazeoli for more details 3y
Deblovestoread And I would just add that it is easy to overcommit and not to worry if you do. Everyone is fantastic and if you are like the rest of us you want to read ALL the books. 3y
DebinHawaii What a great idea! ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
Butterfinger @AkashaVampie @ElizaMarie and @AsYouWish have #NovelWatchingCrew - read the book; watch the movie, a club for paranormal reads and many others. Litsy has things for everyone. I don't think I saw #LitsyLove @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks or #jb @CBee - penpal groups. @Andrew65 @Tove_Reads @EadieB did #NordicNoir. Thanks for doing this. What a treasure trove. 3y
CBee Awesome idea, @Chrissyreadit 🥰🥰🥰 3y
mom2bugnbee @Andrew65 @jb72 @SumisBooks host a #24B4Monday Readathon one weekend a month (3rd, I think? One of you please correct me if I'm wrong). Readathons always encourage me to read more. 3y
suvata What a great idea. So many different groups to join. #LitsyLove 3y
Andrew65 @mom2bugnbee #24B4Monday is always on last full weekend of the month. Thanks for the shout out. 😊 (edited) 3y
AkashaVampie @Butterfinger also @jb72, we have so many hashtags. #NWC #PLC #TBRCrew #NewYear_NewYou are the groups we have. everyone is welcome. Anyone interested can look for more info on my bio part of my page. 3y
Andrew65 Also do a nine day monthly readathon, where you can set your own goals, Usually begins 2nd weekend in the month, although messed it up this month so will start third weekend. 3y
KVanRead Fantastic idea @Chrissyreadit !! There‘s also #thatsclassic from @Annie1215 that votes on and buddy reads one classic a month and #ReadCanada challenge from @Book_Fiend_Melissa a year long July to July challenge ending 7/1/21 3y
EadieB I am doing #ChristmasQuotes this month and I‘m participating in @TheSpineView #Readathon which is called #ReadYourWay from 12/1/20 through 12/31/20. 3y
ElizaMarie I love this! I was thinking that I would do a running google doc on all the things we have going .. But I haven't had the time yet. But Listy is so great! 3y
vivastory @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @dariazeoli Thanks! I've been wanting to read more nf. Will definitely check this out! 3y
Butterfinger @LibrarianRyan and @Sarahreadstoomuch does the #BBRC Babies and Beyond Lit. 3y
Butterfinger I start to read and something else pops into my head. @amber_ldsmom does #NewberyEpicChallenge 3y
amber_ldsmom @Butterfinger Thanks for the tag! ❤️ 3y
Chrissyreadit @ElizaMarie @amber_ldsmom I did not have room above so you get your own shout out!!! ❤️❤️❤️yay team!!! 3y
suvata @BookishBelle Thanks for the #LMPBC love ❤️ 3y
Eggs Thanks ♥️ @Cinfhen 3y
TiminCalifornia @Chrissyreadit Thanks for tagging me! 3y
Butterfinger @Chrissyreadit you are such a sweet and special person. 3y
Dirk_Wethington Thank you for this! I‘m pretty new and still learning. 3y
Chrissyreadit @Dirk_Wethington you can also check out @LitsyWelcomeWagon for more tips- and friend everyone who commented and/or was mentioned in this thread- welcome to Litsy! 3y
Chrissyreadit @Butterfinger I feel the same way about you! ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
alisiakae What a great idea! And I see some read alongs and challenges I didn‘t really know about. I can‘t wait until work slows down so I can dive into some of these further! In addition to being a co-host of #booked2021, mentioned above, I also host #screamathon every October. I don‘t think I saw this mentioned, but @LibrarianRyan does #BBRC babies and beyond RC, and @ElizaMarie has the monthly #selfcare bingo sheet! And I would be all for ⬇️ 3y
bthegood Thx for posting. I added @LitsyHappenings to follow, forgot about it after I started. ⛄ 3y
alisiakae Cont‘d I would love to see @wanderinglynn to bring back the #bookfitnesschallenge! 🙌🏽 (edited) 3y
Nute This post and thread is wonderful even for a seasoned Litsy participant. It‘s a timely reminder of all things wonderful on Litsy. I‘m making notes! Thanks everyone!💕 3y
Nute I just want to add hashtags that have given attention to literature by People of Color: #ReadSoulLit - an annual photo reading challenge that takes place in February, Black History Month, and then encourages increased reading of books by black authors all year long (hosted by @BrownGirlReading ). 3y
Chrissyreadit @Nute thank you so much! I just followed @BrownGirlReading I don‘t know how this was not on my radar!! 3y
Chrissyreadit @4thhouseontheleft I agree I wish @wanderinglynn just had a #bfc that was monthly. I love my group that continues on WhatsApp. Also @LibrarianRyan gave me a bunch to put on but I had Class right after I posted and this thread became exactly what litsy is to me! A vibrant community of diverse reading activities- I just love this space of social media. Thank you for joining into the thread too ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 3y
Nute Also for increased diverse reading experiences using the following hashtags: #blitsy (thank you @Chelleo ), #integrateyourshelf ( thanks @Emilymdxn and @ChasingOm ). 3y
Nute @Chrissyreadit We need a roundup every now and then. Thanks for doing this!💕 3y
Chrissyreadit @Nute this is totally a team effort!! I could never have done this alone- and I just hope this list can be shared with as many people as possible. 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m in so many group reads on here now, and now I just found even more! So great team effort! 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa And now I‘m thinking of all the reading challenges we do throughout the year like #LitsyAtoZ with @BookishMarginalia or #MountTBR through Goodreads, or all the other ones that have followings here like #ReadHarder or #Popsugar or Booked2020 now #Booked2021 and so many more (edited) 3y
NovelGirl82 @4thhouseontheleft Hii! Long time no see!! I agree! Lots of things on here that I either haven‘t seen or have forgotten about. I‘m ready for work to slow down (thanks covid) and for this last year of grad school to be over so I can play with you guys more again!! 3y
wanderinglynn @4thhouseontheleft then maybe we‘ll do another round in the new year. ☺️ 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Here‘s a post with lots of group tags you can check out when you‘re ready to explore, and people you can follow! Have fun @Gingereads_everything 3y
Mrs_B Hey Chrissy, would this work do you think: https://sites.google.com/view/litsywelcomewagon/home ? 3y
Chrissyreadit @Mrs_B I love that you knew how to add that link- I was trying to figure out how to combine that information with this in one space that every time it‘s tagged doesn‘t make it harder to scroll. @RaimeyGallant @TrishB @julesG @Chelleo have put together amazing resources but I did not know how to link it this way! Thank you so much!!!! 3y
Chrissyreadit @Mrs_B is there a way to “archive” this thread so it can be added to the site? I‘d be glad to have a link in my bio - to the above I just have to figure out how. I‘m not techno savvy 3y
Mrs_B @Chrissyreadit hey Chrissy, great idea, I‘ll hyperlink the picture to this post. Did you click through the pages on the site? 3y
Chrissyreadit @Mrs_B yes- I remember when they were made- I just did not know there was a single link to access it. I always tell people to scroll the hashtag. 3y
Chrissyreadit Wow!!! @Mrs_B that‘s Amazing!!!! I will add the link to my bio page today. 3y
Chrissyreadit @RaimeyGallant I love having easy access to the info you and @Chelleo did. I‘m going to put it in my bio today. 3y
Mrs_B @RaimeyGallant the videos and tips are amazing. 3y
audraelizabeth Im hosting a #stackingtheseries next year. 3y
Chrissyreadit @audraelizabeth that sounds great! 3y
Crazeedi Just saw this! What a great resource, I'd love to print this whole post!! 3y
Rissreads This is fantastic! I‘ve screen shot it all! 👏🏻 3y
BookishMarginalia For everyone who finished the 2020 #LitsyAtoZ #readingchallenge: Remember to update your form by 1/1/2021 for a chance at a $25 Amazon Gift card (link on my wall!). Link to the 2021 version coming soon! 3y
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