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funkelbunt.liest
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1. I think Anne Elliot is my favorite, but I also love Lizzy and Elinor.
2. I can‘t decide. It‘s obviously one of Jane Austen‘s characters, but I love them all. Okay not all, but Mr. Darcy, Mr. Knightley, Captain Wentworth, Edward Ferras, Colonel Brandon - they all share 1. place 😬
3. Little women. I really like it, but I have to admit it‘s going slooow 🙈
Thanks for the tag @BeeCurious 😊
#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

BeeCurious Great answers! It is really difficult to decide on just one favorite character.
Even if you finish Little Women before June/July, I hope you'll consider following along with the chapter-a-day buddy read via #pemberlittens #hashtagbrigade.
Little Women will be a reread for me but I always learn something new from other reader's perspectives and comments. 🙂
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BeeCurious If you are looking for people to follow on Litsy, you could try looking up the books you like (such as Little Women or Persuasion) and then follow the readers who posted reviews for that book. Someone made that suggestion to me when I joined. 🙂📚 1w
Eggs Thanks for playing🩵🩵 1w
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Eggs @BeeCurious Great suggestion❣️ 1w
funkelbunt.liest @BeeCurious thanks for the suggestion! I tried to do that with a few lesser known books I read recently but most of them aren‘t even listed here 🙈 1w
funkelbunt.liest @BeeCurious can you explain the # to me? I still don‘t really get how it works here 😬 1w
funkelbunt.liest @BeeCurious and one other thing - do you know why this post was once posted with and another time without a picture? 🤔 1w
BeeCurious @funkelbunt.liest - As this recommendation was kindly made to me upon joining Litsy, I'd also suggest referring to a few helpful Litsy 'how-to' websites and videos that were created by the awesome @Chelleo and, @Chrissiereadit among others. 🙂 They really help new members figure out how Litsy works, which is a bit overwhelming at first. (There are more buddy reads now than listed but you'll get the idea.) Links to 'how-to' in a message below.

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BeeCurious The # hashtags are often used to tag or indicate buddy reads or groups on Litsy, that way you can follow a buddy read you are interested by looking up the hashtags. For example if you are interested in seeing everyone's posts related to #hashtagbrigade , then just look it up using the search function. Hashtags are also used to describe book genres, readathons & holiday team competitions like #scarathlon in October. You can make up hashtags too! 😁 1w
BeeCurious Litsy Welcome Wagon tips:
https://sites.google.com/view/litsywelcomewagon/home

For additional groups, buddy reads, readathons, etc that aren't listed, I'd suggest looking through the old LitsyEvents posts and following them, which I think you already did. 👏

Litsy How-to videos on YouTube:
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCwcuqcJRwNwEdLzipg_la3Q

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BeeCurious As for why you post was listed 2x, once without the photo, I'm not sure. I've had a glitch with it taking an exorbitant amount of time to post, & I think it didn't work. Then I try again, and it ends up posting 2x times. For a double post, you could always go back and delete one of the posts. I'm not sure if you are using the app or the web version. For the web version, just tap the 3 dots ... in the lower right corner. Tap delete. Then tap 'ok'. 1w
BeeCurious I didn't mean to write a book here, but I hope this info helps. 😁

Everyone is nice here so if you have a question about someone's specific buddy read or readathon or hashtag, etc, then feel free to ask in the comments below their posts, too.

Thank you to @BethM and @tpixie for originally making some of the suggestions listed in comments above, to me.
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funkelbunt.liest @BeeCurious thank you so much for all these information! I‘m really slow at typing so I especially appreciate your time! 6d
BeeCurious @funkelbunt.liest - I'm happy to help. 🙂🙂🙂 5d
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DebinHawaii
Surprises | Liza Charlesworth
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I was a little down & out this past week (recovering still but much better today) so I was slow to open & post about this wonderful box when it arrived last week from @TheSpineView for winning her #Spookoween Bingo drawing for #Scarathlon

Lisa, Thank you so much!!! 🤗 I was expecting just the book (which came just at the right time as I wasn‘t finished with my library copy & had to return it Saturday). I am blown away by the additional B&N ⬇️

DebinHawaii …gift card, cute tote bag, yummy candle, mushroom note pad, adorable bookmarks & tabs & of course chocolate.🍫🍫You WAY over did it & it was a treat to open on Saturday when I was starting to feel somewhat human again. I truly appreciate it & you! 💙💙💙 1mo
monkeygirlsmama What an awesome gift! 1mo
AmyG Fabulous! 🙌🏻 1mo
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TheSpineView So glad you liked everything. 👍💙📖 1mo
Crazeedi So thoughtful!! 1mo
BethM This is fabulous! Hope you‘re feeling better! 1mo
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RamsFan1963
The Elementals | Michael McDowell
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I am posting one book per day from my extensive, and ever growing, TBR shelves. Some are new and some are old, some were gifts, and some I don't remember why I bought them.
Day 20
#ABookADay2024

Bookzombie I really liked this one! 1mo
dabbe @Bookzombie I did, too! It was part of my #Scarathlon reads! 🤩 1mo
LeahBergen Oh, this is such a good ol‘ retro horror read! 1mo
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batsy This was great! 1mo
AlaMich Very intriguing cover! 1mo
JaneyWaneyB I still remember this story from when I first read it as a teenager. Must do a re-read 1mo
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AmandaBlaze
Wintergames | Litsy Litsy
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Anyone else suffering from #WinterGames hangover?

AnnR Yep, a little. I'm partially sad and partially relieved not to keep score now. 2mo
dabbe I'm still hung over from #Scarathlon. 🤩😂😍 2mo
TieDyeDude Winter Games looked like fun, but no way I was doing that so soon after scarathlon 2mo
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AmandaBlaze @AnnR I had to stop myself from using my tally clicker. No more Word Search. Now to concentrate on #WickedWords. 2mo
AmandaBlaze @dabbe @TieDyeDude I definitely started to lose steam at the end. Maybe next year will be a solo Scarathlon. 2mo
bthegood OMG - this is perfect 🤣 2mo
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kwmg40
Snow Angels: A Novel | Stewart O'Nan
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My final total for #wintergames is 52207. Many thanks to @Emilymdxn , the #snowangels team and the organizers of all the fun challenges for a wonderful December!

I‘ll be posting updates for all the various challenges over the next few days!

@Texreader @5feet.of.fury @Nessavamusic @sblbooks @MsRadioSilence @CogsOfEncouragement

5feet.of.fury Great job! 2mo
Nessavamusic Amazing! 2mo
Texreader Wow!! That‘s amazing! 2mo
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sblbooks Way to go!🎊 2mo
CogsOfEncouragement 🎉🎉🎉 2mo
Emilymdxn Incredible total!! I‘ve loved having you on team #snowangels ❄️❄️❄️ 2mo
emz711 How do we get involved in the next one? 2mo
kwmg40 @emz77 Usually, there are big month-long events for October (#scarathlon) and December (#wintergames). I recommend following @LitsyEvents, as most events are announced there, with sign-up information provided. 2mo
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LiseWorks
The Gameshouse | Claire North
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Hey #TeamReindeerGamers these are my points for the last two weeks.. 27,111 It's was great to have seen your posts and I can't believe how fast the #WinterGames went. Please tag me with your points. You have until January 5th. Thanks so much for playing and being part of my team. @annahenke @JessClark78 @Karons1 @MatchlessMarie @aperfectmjk @TorieStorieS @Bluebird (I saw yours already Bluebird.) Thanks to our hosts. @StayCurious @Clwojick

Clwojick Fantastic! Thank you for joining us this year! 2mo
LiseWorks @kezzlou85 I almost forgot you🫠 2mo
kezzlou85 @LiseWorks I forgive you 🩷 will post mine later today. 2mo
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TorieStorieS I think I only ended up with 417 points by my count! 2mo
LiseWorks @TorieStorieS thank you for playing 2mo
aperfectmjk Well 2023 went out with a bang for me, I ended up with Covid, so I'm so behind. I didn't get to complete as much reading as I wanted, but I did manage to snag some points with the Scramble game. I'm going to try to update what I can, I may have to just sacrifice some points, such as some of the bingos and readathons because it's too much to go back and calculate now. 2mo
LiseWorks Oh dear, hope you feel better, do what you can 2mo
aperfectmjk @LiseWorks I almost forgot to send you my numbers. I didn't get everything calculated, but I'm turning in 82,632. 2mo
aperfectmjk @LiseWorks that's for the second half, grand total is 115,496. 2mo
LiseWorks Thanks, @aperfectmjk that is great amount of points for someone who was sick. The totals have been calculated though, I think it's too late to add them. 2mo
aperfectmjk @Liseworks... awww... I'm so sorry. 2023 was a crap year for me. I'm glad it's over. 2mo
LiseWorks @aperfectmjk I want you in my team for #scarathlon next year. Ask for it lol 2mo
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PuddleJumper
Untitled | Untitled
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I think most of them were read during #scarathlon and #wintergames

I react very positively to points gathering 😅

19 of them were from #roll100 and I'm hoping to actually get some more physical books read this year

Ruthiella Awesome! 👏👏👏 2mo
BookishMadHatter Way to go 👌 2mo
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DebinHawaii
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Pickpick

#Rushathon #OutWithTheOldInWithTheNew #readathon #SeriesLove202

My 2nd-to-last book of the year is another #ARC that will publish in Feb. Book 3 in the Supernatural Singles series I read in October for #Scarathlon. This one focuses on the 3rd Maxwell witch sister Olive & guardian angel Bax. Like the other books, it‘s a cute paranormal rom-comish story, nothing earth-shattering but light & easy, so a soft pick. Start with the 1st book, tagged ⬇️

DieAReader 🥳🥳🥳 2mo
TheSpineView Fantastic! 2mo
Andrew65 Excellent 👏👏👏 2mo
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kelli7990
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Happy anniversary to me! Today is my 5 year anniversary of being on Litsy. I love it here. I‘ve been on here for 5 years and I never participated in any Litsy Events until this year. My first Litsy event I participated in was #scarathlon and my second one that I‘m participating in this month is the #wintergames.

🎉🥳🎊🍾🍻👏🥂👯‍♀️

kelli7990 Next year, I‘m hoping to participate in #SeriesLove2024 hosted by @Andrew65 and also participate in a readalong for Sherlock Holmes hosted by @Cuilin & @dabbe. I have a lot of Netgalley ARCs to read in 2024 but I‘m hoping that I can find time to participate in these events. 2mo
Andrew65 @kelli7990 Happy fifth anniversary 🍾🥂. We‘d love to have you join us in #SeriesLove2024. I love the Sherlock Holmes books. 2mo
Deblovestoread Happy Litsyversary 🎉🎉🎉 2mo
Cuilin Happy Litsyversary. 🎉🎉🎉 2mo
JessClark78 Happy Litsyversary! 🎊📚🎉 2mo
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PuddleJumper
Untitled | Unknown
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#wintergames questions for #snowflakesquad with a picture of my book haul. If you can buy books from Forbidden Planet, they come in protective wrap!

1) Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhou
2) Probably one of the Mafia romances I read for #scarathlon
3) Nope
4) No! I laze around and eat leftovers
5) It was a rainy Christmas