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Joined February 2016

Discord is the great ill of mankind; and tolerance is the only remedy for it. ~ Voltaire
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Saturday afternoon #SSDGM 🤗

AprilMae Yaaaassssss, murderino!!! ❤ 2mo
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No Exit: A Novel | Taylor Adams
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I have been MIA from Litsy lately - crazy busy with work and life and very little time to read. Trying to get back on track. I have a couple hours this morning to myself before family takes over so I‘m spending time with these books. By the way - if you are not listening to the 3 Book Girls podcast I highly recommend you check it out! Awesome ladies discussing all kinds of books 🤗📚

Zelma I‘ve been having trouble getting in Litsy lately too. Work is so busy and exhausting, and I am reading in my spare time rather than playing on social media. Ooh, thanks for the podcast rec! 2mo
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The Silent Patient | Alex Michaelides
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I do like baseball but combined with a book makes it even better! My husband said I better be reading a book about baseball 😉

rather_be_reading 🤣🤣 2mo
rretzler Books make everything more enjoyable! 1mo
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This gem is 1.99 today...Ivan Doig is a wonderful writer and this book is one of my favorites!!

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Visiting Columbus, OH for work and found this wonderful place ❤️📚. Definitely worth the trip! #bookloft

cathysaid Loved visiting that store! It wandered and meandered and was filled with treasures. 5mo
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Not a fan of getting on a plane at 0600 on a Sunday morning...but I have this gem with me. This one is so so good. It‘s a commitment at almost 600 pages but definitely worth it. #airplanereads 📚✈️

LiteraryinLititz Safe travels to wherever you‘re flying! 5mo
Amiable Oh, this book is so good. A rare 5-star read for me. 5mo
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I love three day weekends! I feel like I have an extra day just for reading. Today I want to make some progress on this one...it is phenomenal and so beautifully written (and so long!). I‘m also reading As Long As We Both Shall Live which, at only 20% in has me completely intrigued about what's going to happen next. Happy Monday and Happy Reading 🤗📚

JoScho Is that an Oberon cover? 5mo
Anovelobsession @JoScho it is an Oberon. I love it! 5mo
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Chances for a productive Sunday are quickly diminishing the further into this book I get. Heartbreaking and atmospheric with an unforgettable main character. Haven‘t finished it yet but if you need a book to grab you immediately, this is it. #reading #amreading #bookstagram #read2019 #unreadshelfproject2019

Mccall0113 This will be my next audiobook! 5mo
Bookladylinda It‘s so good on audio!!! 5mo
Suet624 Loved this. Mon5s later and I feel like I‘m still there with the MC. 5mo
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I‘m looking forward to reading this one. The authors Beth and Sarah host the podcast Pantsuit Politics which is the best podcast on politics that I‘ve found - really the only one I can actually listen to!!

LauraBeth I ❤️ Pantsuit Politics! Sadly, I haven‘t listened to it much since the election because I began to notice when their emotions ran high - it made my emotions run high! 😂 I‘m looking forward to reading this book though. 5mo
britt_brooke I went to school with Sarah for many years. I‘m listening to this on audio now. 👌🏻👌🏻 5mo
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I have two very different books going at the moment - enjoying both very much! 🤗📚

JamieArc They seem like a good balance! I always need something fun or light when reading a heavier chunkster. 5mo
Amiable I was mesmerized by "The Warmth of Other Suns" --it's so wonderful. 5mo
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The Book of Essie: A novel | Meghan MacLean Weir
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We have declared it to be Mimosa Saturday in our house after everyone has had a very long and busy week. Everybody has a book and a Mimosa...I‘m about done with this one which I really liked.

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The Book of Essie: A novel | Meghan MacLean Weir
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Just me and Miss Kitty relaxing with a book. Well I have the book and Miss Kitty has the relaxing part down 😻

JoScho So sweet 🖤 6mo
julesG 😻 6mo
Bookzombie 💕🐱 6mo
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Same book, same place as yesterday. Had to call in sick to work which basically meant I had to work from home :( as I am still very under the weather. Still working on this book - have had a great run if nonfiction reads this year and this one is no exception. It is going to be hard to find a fiction book that will keep me engaged.

Weaponxgirl I‘ve heard that a lot this year, myself included with people being unable to focus on fiction. What‘s happened to us all? 6mo
MyNamesParadise I listened to the audio on cd and found myself having to take long breaks because the material was so heavy at times. 6mo
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Pig the Pug | Aaron Blabey
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#postsofdistraction @kaye Munchie always makes me smile when I‘m feeling anxious so hope this helps!

Slajaunie 💚🐾 6mo
Kaye Thank you ♥️ 6mo
CareBear Oh my gosh 😍 6mo
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Felt like I was coming down with something yesterday and sure enough woke this morning feeling terrible 🥵🥶🤧😷🤒Plan for today is bed and books. I need to recover fast as I absolutely have to go to work tomorrow 😢 Almost finished this book - what an incredible story - highly recommend!

JacqMac Oh, no! Rest well and feel better soon. 6mo
Bklover Stay cozy and feel better soon! 6mo
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An Unwanted Guest | Shari Lapena
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A little quiet time before the football game tonight. This would be a great one for anyone getting snow this weekend. Takes place in a remote inn during a blizzard and everyone gets snowed in. Then the bodies start piling up 😳 Kind of like a modern version of And Then There Were None. Perfect for staying inside curled up on the couch while the snow piles up outside. Unfortunately no snow for us in Houston 😢#reading #read2019 #pickupabook

Julsmarshall Ooh, sounds interesting! And what a cute reading buddy you have! 6mo
JaclynW Sounds interesting. I loved And Then There Were None. My daughter said this was also a modern version of that story 6mo
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Long drive home but audiobook helped pass the time. If you are looking for a completely riveting, edge-of-your-seat nonfiction thriller, try Bad Blood, Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou. Crazy good! Keeps you wondering how this could actually happen. Sounds like the script for a great movie but these are real people doing very unethical stuff 😱#reading #roadtripaudiobook #unreadshelfproject2018 #read2019

Scurvygirl This was so good! She was so twisted, love it! 6mo
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Raw Spirit | Iain Banks
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Had a long road trip today and my mom and I listened to this one....picked it up because it says it‘s about a guy traveling through Scotland touring distilleries and looking for the best whiskey. That was actually a very small@part of the book...author went on A LOT of tangents and political rants. If you are looking for books on traveling through Scotland or on whiskey, I would look elsewhere.

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First book of 2019 is to finish this one...highly recommend for anyone interested in military or political history or leadership books.

Hoopiefoot Glad to hear it! My husband just won this in a FB contest. 7mo
LauraBrook Oooh, didn‘t know he had a new book out! #stacked 7mo
Anovelobsession @LauraBrook This one is so so good. I‘ve read two of his other books - Hellhound on his Trail and In the Kingdom of Ice. Both were great - this one is phenomenal 6mo
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Made a quick trip to DC for work this week. I started this book the day before I got there and then got the chance to visit the National Marine Corps Museum in Quantico and was able to see the exhibit based on the main battle in this book. I highly highly recommend the book (one of the best I‘ve read this year) and the museum (absolutely amazing and breathtaking)

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Young Jane Young | Gabrielle Zevin
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Definitely feeling under the weather today 🤢. Trying to relax before tomorrow when I have a lot of food to make and socializing to do 😣. This book is perfect for a rest and relax kind of day....

Lovesbooks87 I hope you feel better soon! 8mo
MicheleinPhilly Ugh! I hope you feel better! 8mo
irre Feel better 8mo
Branwen Feel better! 💕 8mo
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Spent all day in the hospital while my husband underwent an angioplasty - all went well and now he is resting and listening to his audiobook and I‘m trying to keep my eyes open long enough to read a couple chapters of my book #friyayintro #selfie

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Glad all went well! ❤️ 8mo
Laura317 Yes! Glad the procedure went well! 💕 8mo
TheBookKeepers Happy it went well! Hope you get some reads in as well as some rest! 8mo
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Trashcanman Glad to hear he's well. 8mo
sprainedbrain So glad it went well! 8mo
Slajaunie Glad everything went well! 8mo
Bklover Glad it went well!! 8mo
CouronneDhiver Aww, take good care of him. Great photo 👌🏽 8mo
GypsyKat I hope he has a speedy recovery! 8mo
CarolynM All the best to you both. Hope he's up and about soon💕 8mo
JoScho Glad to hear it all went well ❤️ 8mo
Zelma Glad everything went well! 👏👍 8mo
LeahBergen Best wishes! 😘 8mo
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Spent the last day and a half with a terrible migraine 😫and didn‘t get a chance to post what I picked up at the Louisiana Book Festival. Great books but even better was getting to hang out with @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled @Slajaunie and @thevictoriousone . It was a great day, thank you ladies!

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled So sorry about your migraine!! It was great to see you. Glad you got some good reads! 8mo
Slajaunie It was fun indeed! Glad you could make it. So sorry about your migraine! 8mo
Slajaunie We need to get a picture next time! @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled @thevictoriousone 8mo
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I didn‘t get to participate in the #readathon today as I had to work and had a million errands to run, but I‘m enjoying a relaxing Saturday night with Munchie 😍. The tagged book is very interesting, scary, and maddening 😡🤬

LauraJ 🖤🖤🖤 9mo
Linsy Awww, dog nose! 🐶 9mo
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Sneaking in some reading waiting on kickoff #readanywhere 😉 I‘m not quite sure how I feel about this book yet, but the writing has drawn me in.

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My daughters and I went to see Erin Gibson last night at #brazosbookstore. She is hilarious and it was a great night. Best part was when she led us all in a scream of anger to let off some frustration with current events 😍

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The Perfect Couple | Elin Hilderbrand
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After weeks of traveling, ridiculously long work days and just general chaos, I have a Friday night alone in my happy place. This book is perfect for tuning out everything else. This is sure to become the book I recommend to anyone who is looking for a “beach read” or “palate cleanser”. So much fun 🤗

JamieArc I‘m having some shelf envy 😍. What a wonderful happy place! 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm So cozy, love your happy place! 10mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego That's a great view. 😊 10mo
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Reviewsbylola Your shelves are AMAZING. 10mo
LeahBergen I‘m peering closely at the titles. 😆 10mo
Zelma Now that is a serious library! 😍 10mo
MStew Omg😍😍😍😍😍😍 10mo
Soubhiville Your library is my Dream! 10mo
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“You may need to do things you‘re uncomfortable with, say things you don‘t agree with, maybe even lie. Probably lie. Let‘s be honest: You‘re gonna lie a lot.”
This book is about a woman who decides to put her very successful career on hold and run for the Senate. It is effective so far in showing someone with the purest motives for serving having to play the absurd game of politics. Very fun!

Alfoster Yup! Loved it too!😍 11mo
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Celebrating #nationalbookloversday introvert style. Took a solo trip to the bookstore and having dinner with my books :)

MinDea Love it! 11mo
Zelma Perfection. 11mo
kspenmoll Fabulous!!!! Day done just right! 😀 11mo
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Happy National Book Lovers Day! Or in Hemingway‘s case, National Bookmark Lover‘s Day...he loves bookmarks!

Susanita Cat Day followed by Book Lovers Day. Coincidence? I think not! 11mo
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We had a great Litsy meet up today. Thanks to @Slajaunie for organizing and to @everlocalwest for the use of her absolutely wonderful bookstore (seriously, if you are ever anywhere near Denham Springs, LA, stop by Cavalier House Books. It was so awesome meeting all you wonderful Littens! @Slajaunie @everlocalwest @thevictoriousone @Zelma @jillannjohn @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled #lousianameetup #cavalierhousebooks

NovelGirl82 Oh sad! I was just home to visit family a couple of weeks ago. I should have put off the visit a couple of weeks and met up with you guys!! Looks like a blast!! 11mo
Slajaunie We had a lot of fun!! I‘m looking forward to doing it again. 11mo
jillannjohn This was awesome! It was so great to meet everyone. And I loved Cavalier Ho͏u͏s͏e Books! 11mo
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emilyhaldi Fun!!! 11mo
CouronneDhiver Cool! Nice to “see” you all! 😊 11mo
readordierachel How fun! 11mo
Zelma That was a great time! Lots of good chat, coffee, and obligatory cat stories. 😆 Thank you so much for organizing @Slajaunie . And what a great bookstore, @everlocalwest ! 11mo
everlocalwest 💙💙💙💙 11mo
kspenmoll What fun for you all! 11mo
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The Wolves of Winter | Tyrell Johnson
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Road trip to meet Louisiana Littens!! Tagged book is the audiobook we are listening to during the drive. My husband likes it - I‘m on the fence so far...
#louisianameetup

Soubhiville Ooo, have fun! 11mo
Zelma Yahoo! I‘ll be leaving soon. 11mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled See you sooooon!! 😁 11mo
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The Summer Wives: A Novel | Beatriz Williams
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#BOTMBACKLOG. @bookandcat I have so so many BOTM books to catch up on ...I am going to start with these four. It‘s so hard to catch up when I keep getting library holds coming in - I need to stay off the library site until I get some of my own books read 🤦‍♀️

Valink I have the same problem!! And often my library books are BOTM books that I didn‘t purchase. 12mo
Branwen I do the same thing! I have so many botm books to catch up on! 12mo
bookandcat Welcome to the challenge and don't worry I do the same exact thing 😂 12mo
everlocalwest An American Marriage is so good! It's definitely a contender for 'best of the year' for me. 11mo
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Current read - this one reminds me of Donald Ray Pollack and Ron Rash. Dark, southern literature ...#currentread

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Fitness Junkie: A Novel | Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza
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Current situation. Fitness Junkie is the perfect book for reading by the pool #currentread

Ashley_Nicoletto Loved this one! It would be perfect for a pool day. 12mo
ferskner I took a visiting friend to the beach and she brought The Master and Margarita and I was like "Do you even know how this works?!" 12mo
Anovelobsession @Ashley_Nicoletto This book is hilarious! 12mo
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Fitness Junkie: A Novel | Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza
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Today‘s plans...enjoying this one so far.

callielafleur Ooooo love the pic! 😍😍 Maybe this is the excuse I need to get a felt letter board! 12mo
MicheleinPhilly How‘s your husband doing? 12mo
Anovelobsession @callielafleur Thanks - I stole the idea (and the board) from my daughter! 12mo
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Anovelobsession @MicheleinPhilly He‘s doing well, thanks for asking! It‘s been one week since his heart attack but he‘s up and moving and very motivated to change his diet and exercise habits! 12mo
MicheleinPhilly Good! I‘m really happy to hear that. 😘 12mo
Ashley_Nicoletto I have to ask what flavor of amino energy that is and is it good?! I love that stuff and usually buy the watermelon and blueberry mojito. 12mo
Anovelobsession @Ashley_Nicoletto It‘s peach tea flavored..It is pretty good! 12mo
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Must Love Dogs | K. Lynn
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They had take your dog to the bookstore at Brazos Bookstore tonight! They even had episodes of Wishbone playing on the big screen. It was a fun night out! Munchie made some friends and of course I brought home some books!

xicanti This is the best bookstore event I've ever heard of. 12mo
Anovelobsession @xicanti It was so much fun!!! I hope they do it again 12mo
Puredragonstar Omg how cute is that face!!!! 😍 12mo
JoScho 🖤🖤🖤 12mo
Mdargusch So cute! 12mo
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Fitness Junkie: A Novel | Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza
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Sitting in the doctors office waiting on my husband after his follow up appointment. He‘s doing well, back at home and we are adjusting to a new normal and making diet and exercise a priority to decrease his chances of another heart attack. Thanks for all the positive vibes! This book is the perfect light funny book I need at the moment. Several laugh out loud moments so far 😂

britt_brooke This book cracked me up! Happy your husband is doing well. 💚 12mo
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Leaving Alaska and flying home for good. My husband had a mild heart attack this weekend and he is doing well but I need to go take care of him for awhile! He‘s doing well enough that he sent our daughter back to the house to get his book! So nothing is holding my attention right now but this is accompanying me on the long flight back...

callielafleur Oh my goodness! That sounds very stressful. I hope he feels better! ❤️ 12mo
JacqMac I hope he recovers well. Safe travels. 12mo
LeahBergen Oh no! Hugs to you. 12mo
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Librarybelle Hope he feels better soon! 12mo
PurpleyPumpkin Take care of yourself and hubby! 12mo
Wife 🌹 12mo
xicanti That's scary! I'm glad he's doing okay now and I hope he makes a full recovery quickly. 12mo
MicheleinPhilly I‘m glad he is doing well. Sending positive thoughts to all of you. ❤️ 12mo
CouronneDhiver I‘m so sorry... that must be very scary! 12mo
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The Death of Truth | Michiko Kakutani
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After listening to the news for the last couple of days, can you guess by my #bookhaul today what kind of mood I‘m in?

BarbaraTheBibliophage I just ordered The Death of Truth. 12mo
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Yes! This is exactly the fun I needed today 👍🤗😂

vivastory 😂😂 12mo
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I am here for this one - not sure if it‘s a cozy mystery or comedy or what but as soon as I saw it I realized that this is my plan for today! 🤗

Caroline2 Awesome!!! 😯 12mo
BookishMarginalia Must get this! 12mo
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I loved this story about a small community in Appalachia. The characters will stick with me for a long time. 👍😍

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The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah
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Reading a story about Alaska while I‘m waiting for our water taxi to take us back to Homer. I‘m not quite sure about this book yet but I am enjoying the descriptions of Alaska.

Cinfhen Beautiful setting 13mo
kspenmoll You are so near my brother. He lives in Kenai. Beautiful area. Enjoy! 13mo
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The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah
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I‘ve been MIA from Litsy for awhile because my husband and youngest daughter came to visit me in Alaska and we are doing a little exploring...my current situation in Homer AK 😊

Tamra So fun! I‘m glad for you they made the trek! Best halibut eating memory I have is in Homer - we caught and ate the same day. Oh my, so tasty! Homer is a neat town. 13mo
britt_brooke Beautiful! 13mo
CouronneDhiver Awesome! What brought you to Alaska? 13mo
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Hooked_on_books Stunning view! 13mo
saresmoore How lovely! 13mo
TK-421 Beautiful! ❤️ 13mo
Anovelobsession @Tamra I just had Halibut today!! It was fantastic! @CouronneDhiver I‘m in Alaska for work until September and my family decided to join me for a couple of weeks 13mo
CouronneDhiver Interesting! What kind of work? 13mo
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I‘ve spent the morning watching The Great American Read. It‘s fantastic watching and listening to people talking about their favorite book and how books have shaped their life. I just love it! I‘ve been thinking about which ones I want to vote for.

What are you voting for?? #greatamericanread

Anovelobsession I‘m thinking Lonesome Dove, Invisible Man, or The Stand...but still adding to my list! 14mo
EllieDottie I voted for the color purple! 14mo
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On my way back to Alaska. Short layover in Denver and The Tattered Cover has a store right next to my gate 🤗

SeeJulieRead I love the Tattered Cover! One of my favorite bookstores. 14mo
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The Liar's Girl | Catherine Ryan Howard
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Enjoying the last hours of the holiday weekend..tomorrow it‘s off to San Antonio for a couple of days and then back to Alaska. Soaking up as much sun and 90 degree weather as I can!

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I flew home from Alaska to surprise my husband for the holiday weekend (and of course to see my animals 🤗). This is the extent of the plans for three days - not veer to far from here. This is Sammie with her Houston summer haircut!

JoScho Sammie is so cute! Enjoy your weekend!! 14mo
Smrloomis Sooo cute! Hope the weekend is great! 14mo
batsy Adorable! 😍🐶 14mo
LauraBrook What a cutie! Enjoy your long weekend at home!!! 14mo
Nute Love for Sammie. You can tell that she missed you. 14mo
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Stray City: A Novel | Chelsey Johnson
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Loving this one so far #Sundayreading