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andrew61
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Pickpick

Here was my 2nd book in #MayMadness @Andrew65 + really enjoyable. A bk about how cicero emerges as the great political figure in the Roman Republic. It rds like a thriller + is v readable + extremely interesting, a lot of intrigue bringing the senate to life.
I'll rd later + raise a toast to a lovely lady jenny @ReadingEnvy after the horrible news this wk. I listened to her for yrs + was lucky to talk to her virtually on the show in 2020. V v sad

Cathythoughts I‘m so shocked and sad to hear this news of Jenny. I often listened to her podcasts and followed her here and on Instagram. Such a lovely person 💔 6mo
TrishB I didn‘t know this news 💔 so sad @Cathythoughts 6mo
andrew61 @Cathythoughts @TrishB Sorry that I've dropped that tonight Cathy and Trish, I only saw it on a thread on Wednesday. It seems a bit unreal as I didn't know jenny but she was such a lovely personality on her podcast so I felt as if I did. There is a thread on good reads. There is very little on line other than a short bit from her university. Sorry again, take care. 6mo
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Leftcoastzen So shocked! She was awesome!😢 6mo
Andrew65 This is really sad news 😢 6mo
Andrew65 LovedImperium and I need to read the other books in the trilogy. 6mo
Christine I can‘t stop thinking about Jenny‘s passing. I‘ll miss her podcast and her presence here and in the world so much. 6mo
TrishB Thank you for mentioning it because I might have missed it and it‘s right and proper to think about her 💔 6mo
andrew61 @Christine yes Christine it was horrible news. She will be missed by many, a lovely lady. Take care. 6mo
andrew61 @Leftcoastzen It was horrible news. She was a lovely lady and will be missed. Take care. 6mo
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alisiakae
Drama | Raina Telgemeier
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I worked on stage crew in middle and high school, and absolutely love this GN about a group of teens working on their school musical. Great representation.

I was constantly frustrated at the parent‘s at my daughter‘s school that complained about this book being in the school library (the school did not remove it). I have a theater kid, so she finds this story really relatable!

#summersendreadathon #24b4Monday #mgme #bbrc fiction GN

Leftcoastzen You are killing me with cat cuteness!😻👏❤️ 3y
Crinoline_Laphroaig I loved it! Read it earlier in the year when 2018 Banned or Challenged List was first out. 3y
LibrarianRyan I agree so stupid that this has been challenges and banned so many times. 3y
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Nute Thumbs up for your daughter‘s school for standing firm!👍🏽 3y
Scochrane26 Why is is challenged? 3y
alisiakae @Scochrane26 it‘s been on the top 10 banned books list most years since it was published, for LGBT content. @LibrarianRyan 🏳️‍🌈 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈 @Nute It was a great elementary school! And looking at the 6th grade reading list for middle school, it seems she‘s heading to another wonderful school! 3y
heidisreads Love this book! 3y
Clwojick I read this for banned book week during #MayMadness. Loved it 😍 3y
CarolynM People are weird. I'm glad to hear the book stayed on the shelf. 3y
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Clwojick
2019 on Goodreads | Various Various
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Thanks to #BFC, #MayMadness, #BBRC and #Libby my numbers are through the roof! I‘m definitely not mad about these stats 😉 #My2019 #2019inBooks #BookStats #ReadingStats

Kappadeemom Good grief! Are you reading comics or what? 😂😂 3y
guinsgirlreads Wow girl!!! 👏🏻 👏🏻 3y
britt_brooke Holy 🐮!! 3y
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ozma.of.oz Wowza! 🎉📚🎉 3y
Megabooks Wow!! 🥳🥳🥳 3y
sudi Wow 👏👏👏👏🎉🎉🎉 3y
julesG 😱 Wow!!!! And there still is so much of the year left. 3y
BookwormAHN 👏🏻💜👏🏻 3y
Crazeedi How do you read 400 plus books? 3y
Clwojick @Crazeedi well, about 125 were children‘s picture books that I got for @LibrarianRyan #Bbrc event. 3y
LibrarianRyan @Clwojick why do you think my GR goal is 760. 😁🤓 3y
Clwojick @LibrarianRyan 😂😂😂 No kidding! 3y
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BookwormAHN
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Thank you so much @TheReadingMermaid and @Clwojick for the #MayMadness prizes. I love everything 💜
Also the book for #TeamCthulhu for this month looks interesting @jillannjohn 👻

Clwojick Woohoo! Those little prints are my favourite thing to use for bookmarks ♥️ 3y
BeansPage Woop woop! So glad you like everything sweetheart 😘💕 3y
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BookwormAHN
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 2 | Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell
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A few days ago @Clwojick sent me a egift card for Amazon. Thank you so much 😸 Tonight I ordered Volume 2 of The Graveyard Book. I already have the first Volume and didn't want to start on it without the second one.
#MayMadness

Clwojick 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 3y
Clwojick I laughed at the dancing darks! 😂 3y
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BeansPage
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Wooohooo!!!! We have our winner!!!
Congratulations @BookwormAHN 👏👏🎉🎉🎉

Please shoot me an email with both your mailing address and your email address and Cassandra and I will get your prizes out to you!
TamaraTheReadingMermaid@yahoo.com

#MayMadness @Clwojick

wanderinglynn Congrats @BookwormAHN 🎉👏🏻🥳 3y
AmyG Yay! Congrats! @BookwormAHN 🎉🎉🎉 3y
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Clwojick Congrats! Thanks for participating 🧡♥️ 3y
BookwormAHN Done, thanks 😸 3y
jb72 Congratulations 🎈🎉🍾🎊 3y
umbrellagirl Congratulations Ashley!! 3y
MartinaLove Congratulations @BookwormAHN 👏🏻 3y
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BooknerdsLife
Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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Here's my late #MayMadness post & last one as we say good bye to May. Sorry #shelfie is a very messy one & here's just one of the bookshelf I share with my daughter that have books we both read. Most of my #CurrentRead are on other shelf. I love how we can & still share & recommend books to each other, some we love & some we hate 😆
Can you guess which book series my daughter read & hate while I still read & love?
#bibliophile #booknerd #TBR

StayCurious Looks wonderfully crowded 4y
BooknerdsLife @StayCurious Awww Thank you 🤗💖 They are stacked in double row & desperately need a rearrangement soon 🤣 4y
StayCurious @BooknerdsLife I want to go to there 💕 4y
BooknerdsLife @StayCurious Hahaaa you're always welcome to come over to arrange my bookshelf anytime you want 😂😂 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz You cqll that Messy?? You should see mine! OK maybe not. Im too embarrassed to even take a pic of it lol 3y
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wanderinglynn
Adventures in Reading | May Lamberton Becker
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After a slow start to the year, I had a stellar May! I‘m finally back on track and even returned my GR reading goal to my original goal of 78. I‘m 48/78 for the year! 🙌🏻

This was such a good reading month thanks in part to #MayMadness and #MayScavengerHunt! So many thanks @TheReadingMermaid @Clwojick @RadicalReader for creating such fun reading challenges! 💜

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego You had an awesome month! 💖📚💖 4y
Clwojick ♥️♥️♥️ My grandmother asked me to tell you she‘s sorry & A Man Called Ove are 2 of my favs! Glad to see you enjoyed them too 😍 4y
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BeansPage
My Ideal Bookshelf | Thessaly La Force
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All right everybody, it's time for the super mega ultra challenge for the month of May! And we've got a fantastic game for you!

Simply watch the video and guess how many books I have on my shelves. Think of it like the jelly beans in the jar game. The one that guesses closest to the actual number wins the grand prize!!!! 💗📦💗

Watch the video here:
https://youtu.be/SFIoqaP5P-s

#MayMadness @Clwojick @RadicalReader

Soubhiville Books behind the books! Time for more shelves! 4y
Soubhiville Can I guess here, or only on YouTube, cuz I‘m not sure of my password to sign in over there... if here is ok I‘m going to guess there are about... 385 books in your library. 4y
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BeansPage @Soubhiville girl I have been asking for more bookshelves for Christmas and my birthday and it just doesn't seem to be happening. I think my husband is afraid if he buys me another shelf that there will be even more books involved.... And he's right!!! 😂😂😂 4y
BeansPage And yes guessing here is totally fine 4y
Clwojick 523 ♥️ 4y
julesG You definitely need more shelves. It looks like my madness before I went and got a new shelf. Let me guess,.... 578 books, give or take a few. 😜 4y
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CrinolineDream
The Wicked King | Holly Black
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