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MrBook
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Phenomenal questionnaire composed by the always tremendous @ljuliel ! (Please repost and share! 😊)

1. Can‘t think of anything I don‘t like about Litsy!
2. Interested in it all because I‘m always curious to see and hear what the world‘s best bibliophiles are all about!
3. I‘d have to think about this.
4. Fluctuates between several and a lot. 😆🙈
5. I‘ve only not participated in #readalongs since I have a bunch of bookclubs on my plate.
6. 👇🏻

MrBook 6. 15 minutes a day. That‘s all it takes. Spread the love. You know that our #LitsyFamily is like no other group of book lovers on the planet. 15 minutes for the best group of folks that share your passion that much of the rest of the world dismisses? Oh yeah. 😎🙌🏻🤗 1mo
Clwojick @MrBook What a great answer to number 6! You're a gem 💝 1mo
TheBookAddict @MrBook 💕💕💕 I agree, we all spend way more than 15 minutes staring at our phones, so why not just dedicate 15 minutes of everyday to Litsy? 🙂👍🏽 we can make this happen for our Litsy Family! 💕💕💕 1mo
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ljuliel Thanks for the answers, and for tagging that truckload of people. I believe all this place needs is a bit of CPR or maybe a slight ZAP with the defibrillator and we can get some more interest and participation again. ⚡️ 🔥 ⚡️ 1mo
ljuliel Maybe if each of us tries to pick at LEAST one post a day and stop to ask a question or make a comment, rather than click the LIKE❤️ and keep moving ? We can do this, folks. (edited) 1mo
Clwojick @ljuliel For sure! Like we said earlier. The communication isn't quite like it was a short 2 years ago. Spark up a conversation! You never know what similarities you have with the wonderful people on this platform. 1mo
IamIamIam ❤ I'm absolutely guilty of using Litsy like Instagram lately! I don't engage enough but I'll definitely start trying to comment more! I love this community and the people I've found on here! 1mo
Rachel.Rencher @Clwojick This is so true! I remember a couple years ago, posts would have 20+ comments with people talking back and forth. I miss that! 1mo
Rachel.Rencher Love your answers @MrBook ! Although, I have to admit, I spend far more than 15 minutes a day on this app... 🙊 1mo
Clwojick 😍@Rachel.Rencher I definitely spend HOURS on this app some days! 😂 1mo
Texreader Spread the love! That‘s so right! I ❤️ Litsy and my fellow Littens. Thanks @mrbook for all you do to make Litsy fun and inviting!! 1mo
kspenmoll @MrBook I love this community! I will try 15 minutes daily- always on more on weekends- thanks for all you do to keep us involved!❤️ 1mo
Cinfhen Thanks for the tag, Jason!! As Litsy grows it‘s harder to keep the space “intimate” and I definitely miss that although I still find plenty of pockets of conversations amongst Littens. 1mo
Alora Thank you for the tag ! I reposted 😊📖 1mo
Eggs Thanks for the tag Jason, Monsieur Le Livre 📚❣️❣️ 1mo
Insightsintobooks Thanks for the tag. 1mo
kgriffith @MrBook, could you tag additional people in comments instead of editing the post? I‘m getting notifications with every edit, and presumably others are, as well. I know this was on my radar but it might be worth bringing to the team‘s attention in case it‘s slipped through the cracks. 1mo
Caffeinated_Reader Thanks for the tag 📚 I love litsy and this community 💜 1mo
MrBook @kgriffith Sorry about that 🙈. Don‘t worry, my brain and fingers hurt now 😆. 1mo
CSeydel Thanks for the tag! I know I‘ve been MIA from Litsy for the last months or so. And I miss it! I‘ll repost this with my answers shortly 1mo
catsuit_mango Thanks for the tag, I fell seen as someone famous on Litsy tagged me ;). Will repost 1mo
Andrew65 Thanks for thectag, and I agree about devoting that time each day and regularly commenting on different people‘s posts. Like @Rachel.Rencher I know I spend a LOT more than 15 minutes most days and hours during the #24B4Monday Readathon. (edited) 1mo
BookwormAHN Thanks for the tag. I know I spend loads of time liking posts but I will try to comment more 😺 1mo
kezzlou85 Thanks for the tag. I will repost and try to comment more. I'm guilty of just liking posts. 1mo
EadieB Thanks for the post and tag! I will definitely try harder at commenting and interacting with others! (edited) 1mo
Velvetfur Thank you for the tag - and the reminder!! I know I used to be very active on here, it's still the social media thingy I use most often (I'm not a glued-to-my-phone person) but I haven't had as much time to be as active lately after my move up North and the crazy busy job. But work has calmed down a bit now so I'll have more time to be on here - thanks again for the nudge! I love my Litsy family 💜 1mo
SilversReviews Thanks for the tag. I‘ll answer and repost. LOVE Litsy!! 1mo
Marilyncjackson Thanks for the tag but I haven‘t been on Litsy in like three weeks. I am debating about deleting the app. It was really fun when I first started and most of the posts were about books or book related. People would sometimes post things about people who got them into reading and stuff; however, there are way to many posts about other things and so much drama this is turning into Facebook. I already have FB so why spend time on both apps. 1mo
Marilyncjackson Also, I can‘t stand when people bag on a book for a typo or for “poor grammar.” Language is fluid and the rules of grammar change (shocking but true). And the negativity that people put out there about ebooks vs “real” books. I want a positive community where one might mention an Indy book has a few typos but continue with a more in-depth review of the story. These are the reasons I am not on here anymore. 1mo
FantasyChick Thanks for the tag! I agree with 15 mins per day, though some days I spend hours and other days I'm not on here at all. I've been trying to get more involved again and the readathon and games really help get me motivated! 1mo
Crazeedi @MrBook @ljuliel I try to comment on as many posts as I can. Thanks for tag, I'm going to post my answers soon, I've been pondering. I love this app, I've given up FB because of the negative people. I really havent seen much of that here at all! 1mo
tournevis 😘 1mo
ljuliel @Marilyncjackson Thanks for your comments. Believe me, I get where you‘re coming from. The last thing I want or need is drama.Litsy used to be a sort of Vacation Spot to me. I could come in here and it‘d keep my mind off unpleasant things but it‘s lost a bit of sparkle ❇️. It sounds like you‘re frustrated. Could you give it another couple of weeks or so ? I‘ll try to ask bookish questions within the group and see if we can get this turned a bit (edited) 1mo
Marilyncjackson @ljuliel thanks for your comment. I will wait until December at least. I want to give things time to sort themselves out. 😊 1mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks for the tag @MrBook — this set of questions sure has started an interesting conversation! 1mo
TheSpineView Thanks for the tag @MrBook I will think on these questions and repost. 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks for the tag 🙌🏻💛 1mo
TsundokuAleax Fun and thank you. Real life has gotten busy recently so I tend not to be as regular on here. That being said, expect a book dump once I get some pictures in order. 1mo
Lynnsoprano @Clwojick @Rachel.Rencher I also miss the the back and forth. I think my problem is that I follow so many people and end up missing the posts from people I‘ve come to consider friends over the past three years. I‘m trying to make an effort to search out a few of those people every day, and not necessarily the same ones, and respond to their posts. 1mo
DrexEdit Thanks for the tag @MrBook! I'm glad I didn't miss this post and will repost with my thoughts later today. 1mo
Centique @Lynnsoprano I think you‘ve hit the nail on the head there - for me anyway 😊. I have to go look up twenty or thirty people a day and see if they‘ve posted. A favourites list - which is what I use on twitter - would make it easier to see those posts and interact with them. Even better if I could get alerted to other people‘s posts my favourites have commented on - would encourage longer convos in the comments. 1mo
MrBook @Marilyncjackson Oh nooo, I know there are plenty of us who don‘t want to see you go, and that sucks you‘ve seen some negativity 😕. That‘s why I went ahead and tagged so many thoughtful Littens (sorry for all the notifications 🙈), and I would have tagged many more for further input but my brain was saying enough of the mental file sifting last night; hopefully, things come back around for you on here after this. (edited) 1mo
Lynnsoprano @Centique I‘ve often wished for a favorites list, too. The idea of seeing what other posts favorites have commented on is spectacular. I love the long convos! 1mo
CaseyLea Ahh...love this, thanks! Such a welcoming community 😊 1mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Thanks for tagging me, but I‘m all questionnaired out. Lol it begins to feel like surveys and paperwork to me. But I can say I love Litsy just the way it is! I think it‘s the time of year and people are just very busy right now getting together Irl 🖖🏽 (edited) 1mo
Kaylamburson How did you even tag that many people in your post without going over your character limit??? Lol 1mo
Pamwurtzler Thanks for the tag! 1mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Agree with the favorites list idea! I‘m getting a little exhausted/overwhelmed with all the non-book posts. One thing I love about Litsy is discovering books I would never have learned about, and Im having to hunt for actual reviews lately. The best thing, though, is all the friends I‘ve made (sappy, but true)! 1mo
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julesG
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Stealing @Caterina's idea, I am hoping to stick to this #TBR for next month. (just kidding, me and sticking to a TBR, that's quite hilarious)

There are #buddyreads and #ReadAlongs

#ZusakAMonth @MinDea @EadieB
#DraculBuddyRead @TheReadingMermaid
#OokBOokClub @TricksyTails
#12Littens12Books @LittleBug - Cinnamon and Gunpowder

Monsternanny and Odd I want to finish reading with my kids, both are in German actually.

EadieB Don‘t forget our Month of Kristin Hannah too! 12mo
julesG @EadieB I have that one on the back burner. Don't know yet, whether I want/can do it, too. Plus, I need to check my personal library for a book by her, I cannot buy another book. I've spent my November and December book budget. 12mo
bunny I love the way you're tracking this! It must be satisfying to be able to visualize your reading progress. 12mo
julesG @bunny I hope so. It's a first for me. As I mentioned, I stole the idea from another Litten. 12mo
MinDea This is such a great way to track all your books! 👏👏👏 12mo
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Librarybelle
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We‘re a week away from starting the #OLCWTARead ! Grab a copy of The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and join us! I‘m tagging everyone who had expressed interest, as a reminder. We‘ll have informal discussions at the end of each “book.” Very excited!

DivineDiana So tempting! But I think I can only add to TBR at this time. 🙁 2y
Kaye Thanks for the tag. I have a copy. I can‘t promise anything but I‘ll try. I‘m not good at structured reading anymore , plus I‘ve had a real struggle lately with reading anything. I‘ll do my best. At least it‘ll be interesting to see what you all think of it.. maybe that‘ll peak my interest to pick it up again. 2y
Librarybelle @DivineDiana Not a problem! 2y
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Librarybelle @Kaye I think that‘s my favorite part of #buddyreads and #readalongs ...seeing what everyone has to say. 2y
emilyhaldi Yay, can't wait to get started!! 2y
Ashley_Nicoletto I think I'd like to join - if I'm welcome too! This one sounds great! 2y
Librarybelle Of course, @Ashley_Nicoletto ! So glad to have you join!! 2y
DeleteAcct Thanks for the tag and reminder, I'm already in 2 read a longs, so I'm not going to join this one, but I'm looking forward to your reviews! 2y
Reviewsbylola Can‘t wait!! 2y
cherinium Thanks! I still need to get a copy, so thanks for reminding me! 2y
keys_on_fire I just found this at my library sale. I‘m in!! 2y
bookandcat I MIGHT REGRET THIS because my tbr is a MILLION pages long for this month but 2y
bookandcat *count me in! I'll give it a go! 2y
Librarybelle @bookandcat That‘s terrific! Welcome aboard. Admittedly, I probably won‘t start this until tomorrow at the earliest 🙄 2y
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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Ok... I‘m going to be strategic and try to plan ahead. What read alongs are coming up in November? Anybody have any plans set up? What books are on the Litsy radar for next month?

#readalong
#readalongs
#ReadalongsNovember2017

Riveted_Reader_Melissa And #HPChapterADay will be finishing up the short stories and tackling both the textbook versions and screenplay version (edited) 2y
CocoReads #lengthylit will be tackling 2y
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Caterina I was just wondering the same thing! For Nov and Dec @Tiffy_Reads and @JoeStalksBeck are cohosting Don Quixote with the hashtag #lengthylit. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @CocoReads @Caterina That‘s one I haven‘t read. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Caterina I know somebody was planning a Sleeping Beauties read, but I don‘t remember who... 2y
JoeStalksBeck At some point we are doing The Divine Comedy also❤️. Hope you guys join in! 2y
jenniferw88 I'm co-hosting a #buddyread with @Annl of this book at some point in November. We haven't confirmed dates, hashtags etc yet but will post on here once we verify things! 2y
Caterina @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Oh I hope you join us for Don Quixote! I'm excited to finally read it! I think I will skip Sleeping Beauties, it doesn't sound like my type. 2y
Caterina @jenniferw88 Ohhh I've been wanting to reread Northanger Abbey! Maybe I will join y'all. 😊 2y
Redwritinghood There‘s a readalong starting next week for 2y
jenniferw88 @Caterina - sorry, I appear to have misled you! 😂 We're reading Val McDermid's version of Northanger Abbey! 🤣😊 2y
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UwannaPublishme
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After hanging out with you on Litsy and doing the #readalongs, #readathons and #readharder, I now have a serious affinity for the classics. I want to read them all. 😆Found this rack of classic literature at a library book sale yesterday and before I knew it, Atwood, Steinbeck, Alcott and Hammett followed me home.
#lookwhatyoumademedo
#uncannyoctober
@RealLifeReading

Libby1 😍 2y
UwannaPublishme @Libby1 😁👍🏻 2y
readinginthedark ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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gossamerchild
The Historian | Elizabeth Kostova
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This isn't really an #impossibleread for me (this will be the 3rd time reading it), but I'm really enjoying these #readalongs! Plus, I love this book 😁😁😍😍

Mommamanzi Yay for #impossiblereads and new litsy friends! This is my first time reading it! 2y
gossamerchild @Mommamanzi oh, I hope you enjoy it 😊 2y
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BkClubCare
Germinal | Emile Zola
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Lakesidemusing Definitely my best read of September! 3y
Avidreader25 So what'll we readalong next? 😊 3y
BkClubCare Ha! Are you spinning @Avidreader25 ??? 3y
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