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ApoptyGina69

ApoptyGina69

Joined June 2016

Brown hair and black-framed glasses
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The Five by Robert McCammon
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Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
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Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
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I‘ve been reading this book for a few months now, and am still only halfway through, but I am enjoying it so much! It requires my large outdoor table for note taking, googling, and beverages. Also, I finished a wonderful YA book this morning. A solid 💛💛💛💛💛 for The Astonishing Color of After.

BarbaraTheBibliophage Hey there! Saw your name in an old conversation here and just wanted to stop over and say hi. Miss you! ♥️ 7mo
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IQ | Joe Ide
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I feel blue. No idea why. A little bit of a book hangover maybe? IQ was great! I‘ll miss Isaiah, but only until next week when I buy the next in the series. No need to fret, there are 2 more Joe Ide IQ books already out. MEANWHILE... Big Steve will help me to RELAX!!! (Ren & Stimpy reference). Reading outside this late afternoon, but a breeze kicked up, so I threw my robe on over my shorts until dinner time. 🌤🌬🍷📚

Ashley31 I‘m reading The Outsider as well! I‘m totally intrigued so far. 13mo
sprainedbrain Book hangovers are rough! 13mo
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Imagine Me Gone | Adam Haslett
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It‘s hard to eat greasy, delicious bacon and crumbly, warm blueberry muffins while you read! #BookNerdProblems

LeahBergen Yum! 13mo
Kimzey Double yum! 😋 13mo
BooksForEmpathy Great book too!! 13mo
ApoptyGina69 @BooksForEmpathy I am really enjoying it. I wanted to make a couple comments about it, but I got distracted with a mimosa and just hit post 13mo
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This one is for my fellow 80‘s music fans! 4AD is the record label best known for Cocteau Twins, early Bauhaus, This Mortal Coil, et al. Much like certain book publishers, once you got one 4AD pressing, you went crazy and got as many as you could! I have quite the collection myself, but never enough. I am taking copious notes and making playlists. 600+ pages of musical memories and behind-the-scenes info. 🎶⚜️🖤

TrishB Hubby enjoyed this one 👍🏻 13mo
TricksyTails That cider looks yum! 😋 13mo
ApoptyGina69 @TricksyTails so totally! Lemongrass and ginger and local NorCal apples. Tastes like a not-too-sweet “healthy” soda. Danger!! 😜 13mo
TricksyTails 🤤 Ohhh I am drooling! I‘m going to try to find some! 🤞 13mo
Crystalblu One of my favorite ciders!!! 13mo
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Elsewhere | Gabrielle Zevin
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I am enjoying this Sunday on my deck. Finished 2 books this morning and plan to finish these 2 this afternoon. I have my vegetable starts ready for planting, but will likely wait until tomorrow to tackle the garden. Must read... 🍅🍓🌶🤷‍♀️📚📚📚📚

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Providence: A Novel | Caroline Kepnes
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#BookHaul #BookMail #TBR Here is a photo of my latest & greatest acquisitions. The tagged book is my second-ever Goodreads win. Don‘t Kill Him is Sheela‘s book (from Wild Wild Country). So excited!

PatriciaU Hi @ApoptyGina69 - I‘ll be mailing your next #LitsyGoesPostal package this week. It‘s a doozy! 14mo
Chelsea.Poole That‘s a nice stack!! 14mo
ChrysFey I loved Fever 1793! 14mo
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ApoptyGina69 @PatriciaU cool! I‘ll keep an eye out. 14mo
ApoptyGina69 @Chelsea.Poole thank you!! 📚📚 14mo
ApoptyGina69 @ChrysFey I‘ve loved everything I‘ve read so far by her. 💖 14mo
LeahBergen Nice! I can‘t wait for the two on the bottom. 👏🏻👏🏻 14mo
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This was a welcome surprise in my over-wintering greenhouse. One random stalk with these gorgeous blooms that my GardenAnswers app identified as Delphinium aka Larkspur. I guess a bird dropped a seed in this pot of dirt last fall. 🌸☀️📚

rubyslippersreads 😍😍😍 14mo
LeahBergen Cool! 14mo
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Hooray! I set up my whole outdoor living room yesterday and my much-preferred sunshine reading commences today. Happy Earth Day to all.

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I can almost feel the humidity and smell the ocean from these 2 tropical reads as I huddle under the blankets on my couch. Moloka‘i has been in a #TBR stack of mine since 2008. I didn‘t realize the tagged book is set in Micronesia until I started it. Of course that is clearly stated on the back cover, but once I know I want to read something, I just grab & go without looking! Keeps things exciting.

lauralovesbooks1 I just picked up People in the Trees at a used bookstore this week. Looking forward to reading it. 1y
RealLifeReading I really liked The People in the Trees! 1y
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This is one of 4 #tbr shelves in the house. They all look like this. Sigh. Wait, I mean yay!!! Never a dull moment. If you look carefully, you can see the tagged book toward the top right. It‘s getting read right now! There is a loose book buying ban at this address ‘til further notice. 😜📚📚📚

Karen3 I see SF Giants gear!!! 1y
Clwojick Soooo many of those books are on my TBR! 1y
TricksyTails REN AND STIMPY!!!! 😍♥️😍♥️ 1y
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ApoptyGina69 @TricksyTails Hooray! I was hoping someone would see them. 🤩Of course it‘s you!! ❤️💖😘 1y
ApoptyGina69 @Karen3 oh man, you should just come on over. It‘s everywhere! Go Giants in 2018! 🧡 1y
TricksyTails 😆😘♥️ I need them in my life now!! Off to order them! 😍🤩 1y
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Thunderhead | Neal Shusterman
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Snow day!!! ☃️❄️📚🥂I‘m always off on Mondays anyway, but chores and errands are canceled! I am enjoying this series so much. Perhaps Scythe a tick more, but still. 😍👍

Zelma Looks lovely. 1y
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The Night Sister: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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It keeps ~almost~ snowing today. Cold, obvs. Monday is a regular day off for me, so it‘s extra quiet being a US holiday. I have 4 books going, but I‘m enjoying this mysterious thriller under a blanket with earl grey tea. Likely to finish it this afternoon!

8leagueboot Jennifer McMahon writes peak snowy night reads 🖤 1y
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Valentines Day | Julie Murray
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Wonderful to come home after a long day in the kitchen knowing I could open my #cupidgoespostal package. New books, new treats, and a new Litsy friend! Thank you so much @lizzlehuff !! ❤️😍💃🥂👠💖📚📚📚I‘ve been looking forward to both these books and chocolate is a must after a busy day. BeBop and I will be curling up straight after dinner.

MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
lizzlehuff Happy Valentine‘s Day, Georgia! So glad you enjoyed everything!! 1y
JenlovesJT47 ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
BookaholicNatty Goodbye Vitamin ❤️❤️ 1y
Avanders 🌸💖💋 1y
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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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BeBop says hi @TricksyTails !! ❤️
We are an iPhone house
I like pecans in cookies
The tagged book is my #currentread. Thank you @Laalaleighh !! A load
of friends and family travel to Singapore for a wedding. I am learning lots of Cantonese phrases and about Peranakans cuisine.
Sports? I watch lots on tv; never been an athlete.
#HumpDayPost
#LetsMakeTricksySmile

britt_brooke What a cute face!! 1y
Laalaleighh Yayyy!! I hope you like it! 1y
ApoptyGina69 @Laalaleighh Loving it!! I will def read the series. 👍🍡🥟🥠 1y
TricksyTails BeBop has my heart!! That sweet face! 😘 Awww! Thank you for sharing this photo! BeBop‘s face made me smile! 🐶♥️🤗 1y
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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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Running around all day with housework, errands and such. It‘s been unseasonably warm here in the Sierra Foothills of Northern CA. In an effort to conjure up a wintery feeling, I turned to the darkness of Joe Hill. Thanks in advance for the nightmares, Joe! 😬🤡😈👁🔪🖤

TricksyTails I love this book!! Hope you enjoy it!! 🤗🖤 1y
ApoptyGina69 @TricksyTails oh yeah!! I‘m racing through it. Probably finish it today. Funny that I haven‘t read it before since I‘ve read all his others. Working backwards, I guess. 😁 1y
HotMessJess It has been ridiculously hot this week in the Bay 😅😅 1y
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The Thousandth Floor | Katharine McGee
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January wrap-up. Since I was in Mexico for 2 weeks, I read a bunch of things that had been languishing on my kindle app. I loved the tagged book and can‘t wait to read the next in the series, The Dazzling Heights. I‘ve only got 150 pages left in Shantaram, but won‘t make it tonight. 3 books going currently, so starting February off in good shape.

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Playing Cupid | Jenny Meyerhoff
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Currently winging its way eastward! #CupidGoesPostal

Captivatedbybooks Oooo is philly east of you?! 1y
ApoptyGina69 @Captivatedbybooks everything is! I‘m just a couple hours from the coast in CA ☀️ 1y
Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽💘💘 1y
Sarah83 Looks great 😍 1y
BookaholicNatty Funnnn wrapping paper!! 1y
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Look what I got for my birthday! The complete set of The Books of Blood by Clive Barker. The first book is signed and the whole set was published by Subterranean Press. We saw it months ago at the soon-to-be-closed (if it hasn‘t already) bookstore I love in Berkeley, CA called Dark Carnival which I‘ve posted about before. My guy bought it, stashed it, and I was able to totally freak out!! Such a wonderful addition to my Clive Barker collection.

TricksyTails OHHHHHMMYYYYYGAAAAWWWWDDD! 🙀 1y
TricksyTails That is awesome!! 😍🤩😍🤩😍🤩😍 That right there is my holy grail. How beautiful!! I love it! Best present EVER! Happy Birthday! 🎉🎁🎂📚♥️🤗 1y
TricksyTails When was your birthday? How did I miss it? 1y
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BookwormAHN That is so cool 🖤 1y
TricksyTails I‘m just sitting over here caressing the picture. Don‘t mind me...😍😍😍 1y
TrishB That‘s lovely ❤️ 1y
manifestsanity What's the best Clive Barker book to start with? 1y
ApoptyGina69 @TricksyTails it‘s actually 12/27, but he was away and then I was away most of January, so we just opened presents last week. 1y
ApoptyGina69 @manifestsanity I first read Weaveworld in 1989, but it didn‘t quite grab me then. I read Imajica in 1995 and that was the one!! I have since re-read WW and loved it. I think I needed a certain maturity to “get” Barker. 1y
vivastory Nice! Happy Birthday! 🎉👏📚🎂 1y
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This was waiting for me when I got home from Mexico! I don‘t know who it‘s from though. More than 2 weeks to wait! #CupidGoesPostal ❤️💖❤️💖

MrBook Ooh-ooh! I know, I know! ☺️😇 1y
Avanders 💘💘💜💘💘 1y
oOArankaOo All them stamps 😍 1y
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Essential Reading | Jackie McAvoy
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Thanks for tagging me @DiruVamp ! Sorry this is a few days late...
1. Winter:couch Summer:porch
2. Always a bookmark themed to current read
3. Like to stop at chapter, but dogs, phones, dinner...
4. Always water, sometimes wine or tea
5. Classical internet radio
6. 3 or 4 books possibly going at once!
7. Reading everywhere
8. Silently
9. Never
10. Like new
11. Never
11. @Crystalblu

LeahBergen # 2 = 👍🏻 1y
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I read this in just over 2 days! I‘m still in Mexico and kind of all partied out, so I‘m partying with my Kindle app. Can‘t wait to see what kind of dreams this one will give me tonight. Not strictly horror, but definitely scary and twisted. Very vivid as well, especially because I‘ve watched and read a lot of psychological thrillers over the years, so I could really “see” these characters.

Annl Ah Mexico! I miss it! Enjoy! 1y
BookBabe So this is good? It‘s been on my TBR for a while now. I think I have it on kindle. 1y
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Hello #LitsyFamily! I am once again in San Miguel de Allende visiting g my aunt for her 88th birthday. I only travel with my Kindle and have been reading a lot. I brought along this journal and just started it this morning. WiFi is spotty, but my local cantina has it, so a margarita, a pen, and I‘m all set. It‘s very cold nights and mornings, but during the day I can stroll, stop, and read.

LeahBergen Yum to that marg. 👍🏻 Have fun!! 1y
DivaDiane Hey I was wondering if you ever received the bookmark package? 1y
ApoptyGina69 @DivaDiane holy crap! How embarrassing. Yes! I loved it. I am sure I took a pic but obviously forgot to post it. Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness. I am still in Mexico, but will show the world this week when I return. I blame my error on holiday madness. Please forgive me! I‘ve had such fun following your posts. Can‘t wait to hear more about Germany in February. 💖📚 1y
DivaDiane Oh, please don‘t worry about it! I was just worried it‘d gotten lost in the mail or something. I would never call the kettle black! Have fun in Mexico! 1y
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Shantaram: A Novel | Gregory David Roberts
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Good morning all! I am starting this #chunkster which has come highly recommended and has been languishing over a year in my #TBR. No longer! Also, I‘ve retired my last notebook of “books read”. Finally ran out of pages after 11 years. New notebook/new year. 🎊📚

PurpleyPumpkin I really enjoyed this book. It‘s so well-written! But it took me quite a while to read it, so you‘re wise to start it at the beginning of the year. 👍🏽 1y
HardcoverHearts I loved this book! It‘s got everything. I hope you enjoy it, too! 1y
Natasha.C.Barnes It's been on my list too since I bought it on audible years ago. I always bought the super long books on there! My first chunkster will be The Luminaries, though, with others from #yearofthechunkster 1y
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Dogearedcopy I *adore* this book! I listened to the audio narrated by Humphrey Bower; and even though it‘s 40+ hours of listening time, I wanted more! The sequel was released a couple of years ago (also a chunkster) but I still haven‘t read it (and unfortunately it‘s not on audio.) 1y
vivastory This is also on my TBR 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage I‘m planning this one for the second season of #Booked2018. Looking forward to your feedback in the meantime. 1y
MandaChittles This is one of my old favourites!!! 1y
DivaDiane I used to keep a notebook of books read. But then I abandoned it in favor of Goodreads. I hope I don‘t regret that decision! 1y
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I did it! 3 hours to spare. Also completed #LitsyAToZ within the 100. 🤘Have been off Litsy these last few days bc...READING, but now back. Happy New Year #LitsyFamily.

ReadingSusan 🙌🏻🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🎊🎆🎉 1y
LibrarianJen Happy New Year! 🎉 1y
SassyBookworm Happy New Year!!! 🎆 1y
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Scurvygirl Nice! 🎉🎉🎉 1y
LeahBergen Happy New Year! 📚🎉📚🎉 1y
JessClark78 Happy New Year! 1y
Eggs 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
Lizpixie Happy new year!🎉 1y
Bookzombie Happy New Year!!! 🎆🎉⭐️ 1y
TricksyTails Happy New Year! 🎉🎆📚🤗💖 1y
Owlizabeth Happy New Year!! 💞 1y
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Forge | Laurie Halse Anderson
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And now-the reveal...
Oh m‘gosh-so awesome!!! I am so stoked. I wanted ALL of these! Absolutely amazing. The Big Steve frame note is going by my bedside! I had picked up and then set down this edition of Fantastic Beasts-that‘s some ESP on your part, Scott! Thank you, thank you. Completely wonderful.

vivastory I'm glad you liked it! You were a lot of fun to shop for. I may have also bought myself a Constant Reader plaque. 😂 Hope you get a break from work soon! 1y
mrsmarch Howl‘s Moving Castle!!! 1y
LeahBergen Wonderful! 😍 1y
MrBook Ooh! 😁👏🏻👏🏻 1y
Avanders 😍😍 1y
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Secret Santa | William T. Bix
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First the gorgeous wrapping paper...
Candy!!!!!

vivastory 😂 can't say no to llama wrapping paper 1y
Owlizabeth That wrapping paper is 🔥 1y
LeahBergen That card! 😂😂 1y
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You guys, in the catering kitchen we are doing 18 events in the next 7 days. And THEN the pop-up retail bakery starts for 5 full days. And THEN I‘m off for 10 days. Will I finish 4 books by the end of the year to complete my challenge? Who knows... Meanwhile yesterday, on my one day off, I grabbed up the last Obama picture book, WHILE also wearing my Hermione coat—books printed on the inside lining. See you all on the other side!!

Eyelit That coat lining is amazing! Remember to take care of yourself over the coming week 😃💜 2y
TricksyTails Amazing coat!! 2y
ApoptyGina69 @Eyelit thank you! I will do my best. 🤩 2y
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vivastory That coat is amazing! 2y
ApoptyGina69 @TricksyTails thanks! Got it online. If I‘d have tried it on, I might have passed. It‘s thinner than I‘d like and the ruffles on the sleeves... nonetheless, it‘s cute as can be. I may re-gift next year to a tween friend. 2y
LeahBergen That coat is fab!! 2y
TricksyTails Oh I understand how frustrating online shopping can be with it looking completely different in real life. This coat does look amazing on you though. I vote to keep it! 😉 2y
Christine11 Love the coat ! 😍 2y
Owlizabeth Wow, you‘ve got a lot going on and a fabulous coat!! 2y
sprainedbrain Love everything about this post!! ❤️ 2y
Buddys_Momma Wow!! Lots going on but you have the right attitude 😉 2y
GoldenGirl Where'd you get that coat?! I love it so much! 2y
tpixie I agree with @Eyelit - take care of yourself! Get plenty of water! Esp if you can't get rest! It's great the business is so successful! And I agree with everyone the cost is so unique and perfectly#bookish! Lol it belongs in a Litsy museum! Merry Christmas!! 🎄 2y
ApoptyGina69 @LeahBergen Thank you! I will be wearing it a lot this season. 2y
ApoptyGina69 @GoldenGirl Got it online from Hot Topic. Lots of Harry Potter stuff there! Also got Gryffindor socks and all-house pillowcases. 2y
ApoptyGina69 @tpixie thank you! It‘s brutal, but all the clients have been thrilled. We gotta keep it up. I am the cheerleader of the kitchen for sure. 2y
tpixie @ApoptyGina69 🎉🎉🎉 2y
marixa @ApoptyGina69 hello! And thank you so much for the card! I love your finds! 1y
DivaDiane Love the coat!!! PS: your package is on the way! I hope you get it before the end of the year! I sent it on Monday. Sorry it‘s so tardy! Life got crazy. 1y
Gissy Love that coat😍👌🏼I need one in my life! 🤗 1y
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Untitled | Unknown
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This one‘s for you @TricksyTails And anyone in or visiting the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego! 📚📚📚📚

TricksyTails How did I not know of this place? I'll be sure to stop by the next time I'm in SD! Thank you! All the books! Ooh books AND vintage dishes. 😍💜 2y
SilversReviews I never knew they had a Goodwill bookstore. 2y
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I am enjoying this historical fiction about a number of people, including Jesus, doing their quarantine-a forty day fast in the desert for prayers and reflection. Reminds me a bit of The Red Tent or The Robe. I, on the other hand, am doing the opposite by indulging in a large glass of egg nog! 🎄#HolidaySpirits.

TricksyTails I love your drinking glass!! Is it vintage? 2y
ApoptyGina69 @TricksyTails Thanks! yes, I only have 3. I found them a couple years ago when my sister took me to the Goodwill BOOKSTORE in San Diego. Carried ‘em home in my suitcase! 2y
TricksyTails @ApoptyGina69 I would've done the same! I love vintage dishes. I've spent so much time in SD. How did I not know there was a Goodwill BOOKSTORE?! I would've left my clothes behind and filled my suitcase with all the books! 2y
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Secret Santa | William T. Bix
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It‘s here! Thanks @vivastory ! Can‘t wait ‘til the21st. 🎄☃️📚#SSGP #wintersolsticebookexhange #secretsantagoespostal

vivastory Glad it arrived safely! I had a blast shopping for you! 2y
Avanders 🎉🎉🎉🎄♥️ 2y
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Today‘s ThriftBooks #bookhaul! Some of these have been on my wishlist more than 10 years. I loved the Shogun miniseries when I watched it in the ‘80s. My mom had a well-worn paperback back then, but I never got to read it. I bought a hardback in the ‘90s-turned our to be only vol.2. Finally I have my own hardback edition, 1975, complete with cool bookplate from original owner. Saving this #chunkster for next year.

LeahBergen What a great haul! 2y
Angitron I remember a copy of Shogun sitting on my parents‘ bookshelf when I was a kid. Had totally forgotten it, until seeing your post! 😊 2y
Blaire The shogun series is great. My mom and dad had saved their old copies. Loved it. 2y
TricksyTails I love the Shogun series! ♥️ 2y
wonga i love Thriftbooks but the stickers they put on their books are really annoying 😬 2y
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Secret Santa | William T. Bix
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On its way to YOU! 📚🎄❤️🤶☃️

LeahBergen Me?? 😆 2y
Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽♥️🎄 2y
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Brunch! #LitsyAtoZ

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Entertaining | Martha Stewart
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Happy Thanksgiving #Littens! I am cooking all day after cooking in the catering kitchen the last 7 days in a row. I personally made 90 pies! I‘m in pjs all day though-probably through dinner🤩. This Hedricks gin box is actually full of craft things and treats for #bookmarkswap and #SSGP. I‘ll be creating like mad the rest of the weekend! Love to all #LitsyFamily.

TricksyTails 90 pies! 😳 Woowee! You deserve a nice break today! That box is awesome! Your Litsy match will be very happy. Hope you have a relaxing holiday! 2y
ApoptyGina69 @TricksyTails thank you! I was trying to think of some silly crack about actually drinking a load of gin since I‘m so beat, but I think some nice wine later in will do! 😍🍾 2y
Crystalblu Love you guys! Have a nice relaxing Thanksgiving! 2y
DivaDiane Whoa! That‘s a lotta pies! You‘re going to put me to shame with that raft box, aren‘t you? 2y
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Secret Santa | William T. Bix
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BeBop and I are so excited to find out our match tonight!!! Well, me more than she it seems. At any rate, here‘s to #SSGP 2017!! Thank you #LitsyFamily for starting off the holidays with love, warmth, and kindness. 📚🤩🎄❤️😍Special thanks to our hosts and extra love to Gloria and PR.

LeahBergen 😘 2y
TricksyTails Aww that sweet face resting on the chair! 🐶♥️ 2y
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Surprise Gifts | Drew Hunt
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1.) Hazel from Watership Down
2.) The Secret Garden
3.) December
4.) dog mom to BeBop (pit lab mix 12yo)
5.) no children
6.) soft scarves, citrus candles, cute stickers
7.) 2 or 3
8.) paper
9.) The Christmas Party-Yogi Yorgensson
10.) I am a chef by trade
11.) both
12.) both
13.) SF Giants
14.) PASTA
15.) I‘m to gushy to meet authors. 😍☺️
#SSGPThisOrThat

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Finally here! That seemed like an extra-long wait. #Bookmail #BotM

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The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
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1.) sage & lavender
2.) Nice, genuine people
3.) Moby Dick, The Stand, Watership Down, The Robe
4.)psychological thrillers
5.) lying; passive-aggressive behavior
6.) General Hospital fan since 1979!

#GiftSwapSurvey

Crystalblu I don't know The Robe, i might have to check it out! 2y
ApoptyGina69 @Crystalblu pretty sure I have 4 copies around here. It‘s historical fiction at the cusp of BC/AD by Lloyd C. Douglas 2y
monalyisha YESSS Moby Dick! 2y
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1.) December/Capricorn
2.) Bring it on!
3.) Gryffindor; Buffy/Angel; Lock, Shock, & Barrel; Studio Ghibli; Sanrio; Funko Pops
4.) I collect vintage children‘s books (pre-1975)
5.) same handle on GR; unspuncapricorn on LibraryThing
6.) nothing I can think of.

#BookmarkSwap

monalyisha Buffy 4-eva! ⚰️✊🏻 2y
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Well, there‘s comfy and then there‘s cramped. I think the clicking of the space heater is freaking BeBop out because she generally prefers her own chair. 👽🤷‍♀️#DogsofLitsy

Mdargusch All these cuddling pets tonight! ❤️ 2y
TricksyTails Awww 🐶♥️ 2y
BooksForEmpathy I recognize that blanket! I might have one of those, too 😜! 2y
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Taking a break from outside winter prep work. All my flowers and herbs on the deck have to either go in the greenhouse or the compost bin before we drop below freezing. Now taking a well-deserved break with this mystery/thriller, a gift from the lovely @BekahPat Thank you again! I am really enjoying it.

Susannah After my bathroom is done, I'll be Ms. Clean Enough. Think I'll keep my hair though. 🤣 2y
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See What I Have Done | Sarah Schmidt
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Home from work earlier than I expected today-in time to join #LitsyPartyOfOne! Relaxing with a local black IPA with a name akin to the subject matter of my #currentread 🖤🍺Ms. BeBop in the background #dogsofLitsy

LeahBergen Perfect! 👌🏼 2y
BekahPat Have you finished this book? What did ya think? I wanna read it But I have heard it has a far amount of gross in it. I do like the cover and the subject. 2y
ApoptyGina69 @BekahPat still working on it, but more than halfway and nothing too gross. I‘ll likely finish tonight and let you know if anything materializes. 2y
ApoptyGina69 @BekahPat I KNEW IT! The minute I say it‘s not too gross, it is... so yes by around p. 182 it‘s skim-city. 2y
BekahPat Lol! I feel like I spoke this into existence. @ApoptyGina69 2y
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Coraline | Neil Gaiman
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A million thanks @BekahPat !! I absolutely love my gifts. I don‘t have any of the books and the the pumpkin spice caramels are amazing!! I ended up working all through Halloween and then got a terrible cold, so I apologize for the delay in posting. I am thrilled to feel better and dive into these very special goodies. You‘re the best!! 👻🎃❤️👍

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The Shining | Stephen King
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Headed with my crew to a special screening at our local theater. Pre-gaming with a cocktail before the popcorn!

cathysaid Favorite scary movie!!! (The Omen is my second favorite 😱) 2y
ApoptyGina69 @cathysaid omg, love The Omen also!! 💀👹🌂 2y
LeahBergen Ooo! 👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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Fresh Complaint | Jeffrey Eugenides
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Good morning! I‘m setting up my outdoor reading situation for the day. We‘re having a heatwave of sorts, so it‘s off the couch and back to the porch rocker. I did very well last weekend during the ‘thon, so I went to the bookstore and I thought, you know, why not? #bookhaul #CantStopWontStop

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The Library at Night | Alberto Manguel
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Many of us have read this, but I wanted to add my admiration and accolades, and to share this passage from the conclusion which I plan to print and hang up

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Back at it! Slower start today what with brunch and mimosas, but 10 hrs yesterday and 5 books down, not too shabby. #readathon #deweysreadathon

Daisey I listened to this as an audiobook and it was fantastic! It even included short excerpts of the music throughout. 2y
ReadingEnvy @Daisey ooh I keep meaning to listen to it! 2y
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Hello, Sunshine | Laura Dave
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A gloomy start to the has given way to warm sunshine, so we took this party outside! A brief break for housework and 2 books down #readathon #DeweysReadathon

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Sourdough | Robin Sloan
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I am magically off today, very rare for me on a Saturday, so I signed up quick-style for #deweysreadathon! Put together a manageable stack, since I finished 2 books yesterday. #MountTBR was wide open! Books, coffee, dog, background music, all check & double-check! See you all later today! 📚☕️🐾🎼😍👍

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Ok, this books gets a serious “WTF am I reading?!?” A mash-up of House of Leaves and Amityville Horror. I‘ve got an 85 lb. dog pressed against me, a glass of great wine, and (contraband) BBQ chips to comfort me. Only on page 93, but this will be finished tonight (the book, not the chips) followed by a late night Friends marathon until I calm down.

rachelm The cover freaks me out. I couldn't do it! 😳 2y
ApoptyGina69 I know! Did you see the, what‘s the phrase, bas-relief? Super-imposed? Creepy-ass? faces all over the cover? Cover design by Alex Merto...must investigate! 2y
Snow Why are the chips contraband? 😮 2y
ApoptyGina69 @Snow just a silly joke bc I‘m doing weight watchers and they are the boyfriend‘s. 2y
Snow @ApoptyGina69 ahhh. Mum's the word. 😉 2y
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