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A refreshing cream soda and a brand-new book at my favorite cozy café nook! I preordered it, it‘s just freshly released. Eager to absorb all this wisdom!

Eggs Cozy and unique! 9h
Cinfhen What a great spot!! Happy reading 9h
Emilymdxn That‘s such a gorgeous reading spot! I hope you and the book get on great 🥰☕️📚 9h
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JazzFeathers What a gorgeous place. 8h
BittersweetBooks Perfect spot 👌🏻 3h
Texreader Beautiful! 2h
DGRachel What a lovely place! 1h
marleed Oh, I want to be where you are! now
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What a wonderful birthday this is turning out to be! My darling husband surprised me with this beautiful bouquet of flowers, took me canoeing on the river, and the fun isn‘t over yet! ❤️ #birthday #blessed #grateful

Eggs Happy Birthday 🎈🎂🎁🎉 3w
MallenNC Happy birthday! Enjoy your day. 3w
xicanti Happy birthday! 3w
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TheDaysGoBy Happy Birthday! 3w
Princess-Kingofkings Sounds like a wonderful day ~ he's a keeper. 🛶 3w
ljuliel Happy birthday and don‘t forget the cake 🎂 3w
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎁🎉🎊🎈🎂 🥳📖😋 3w
TheLudicReader Happy birthday. 3w
Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 3w
Jess Happy birthday!! 3w
jmtrivera Happy birthday! 3w
Librarygirl88 Happy birthday 3w
ValerieAndBooks Happy birthday 💖! 3w
Gissy Beautiful! 💐Happy Birthday!🎂🎈🎈🎈A big hug for you😘❤️❤️❤️ 3w
Avanders Happy (belated) birthday!! 🎉🎁🎂 3w
kspenmoll Happy belated birthday! The flowers are beautiful!!!🎂🎊🎈 3w
Texreader Happy belated birthday! Gorgeous flowers! 3w
Graciouswarriorprincess Happy birthday! 2w
wordslinger42 I'm so belated, but congratulations on getting married!! And happy birthday! 😊 3d
Jess_Read_This A very Belated Happy Birthday!! And Congrats on your marriage! I haven‘t been on Litsy in months and am catching up on posts/accounts I‘ve missed out on. 2d
BookBabe Thank you all for your sweet wishes! ☺️ 10h
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After 2 weeks I finally got our wedding photos back from the photographer...this one is my favorite! Back to bookish posts soon ☺️
#notbookrelated #weddedbliss #happiestdayofmylife

BookwormAHN Fantastic 💜 1mo
Sace Awww! ❤️ 1mo
kspenmoll Gorgeous & in love! 1mo
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BethM Awww I love this! Congrats! 1mo
Ddzmini Beautiful 💗🥰💁🏼‍♀️ 1mo
riversong153 Congrats! 1mo
Econaghan What a beautiful picture! Congratulations! 🥂 1mo
marleed So beautiful! 1mo
MidnightBookGirl Gorgeous photo! 1mo
sherryvdh Congratulations! 1mo
Freespirit Congrats.....beautiful picture!!! 1mo
Librarybelle Congratulations! 1mo
Shvonne Congratulations!! 1mo
SaturnDoo Congratulations ❤❤❤ 1mo
Gissy Congratulations!🥂🍾💞 1mo
LauraBeth Gorgeous photo! 1mo
ValerieAndBooks Congratulations💖! 1mo
catebutler Congratulations!! 🥂 4w
Librarygirl88 Congratulations 3w
Texreader Very late but so happy for you!!! 3w
FlowerFairy Beautiful! Congratulations! 2w
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I‘m so excited to share this wonderful news with my Litsy family— I got married!!! I almost can‘t believe it. I‘m so happy. He‘s the most wonderful person I‘ve ever met, my best friend.💞
#justmarried #sohappy #weddedbliss

saresmoore Congratulations! 2mo
Leftcoastzen Congratulations! 2mo
Vedrana Congratulations 💑💍🥂💞 2mo
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TrishB Wow 😮 congratulations 🥂🥂🎉🎉 2mo
Graciouswarriorprincess Congratulations! 2mo
Megabooks Congratulations! 🍾🥂 2mo
Cathythoughts Congratulations 🍾♥️ 2mo
Marina_h Congratulations 🥂🍾❤ 2mo
Suet624 Congratulations! 2mo
LeahBergen What??? 😮😮😮 Congrats! ❤️❤️ 2mo
MommyOfTwo Congratulations! 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Wow! Congrats! 🥂 2mo
julesG 😮😮😮 Wow! Congratulations! 2mo
Princess-Kingofkings Congratulations!!! 💗🥰 2mo
GypsyKat WOW! That was fast! Congratulations!🍾 2mo
kezzlou85 Congratulations 🥂🍾 2mo
Tanisha_A Congratulations! 2mo
JacqMac Wow! Congratulations!🥂 I wish you many happy years. 2mo
Cinfhen Wow!! Congrats, Jen 💝I wish you much happiness 2mo
Dragon Congratulations! 🥂 2mo
MicheleinPhilly Congratulations Jen! 🥂 2mo
BookwormAHN Congratulations 🥂 2mo
BookBabe @GypsyKat Yes it was fast, wasn‘t it?Engaged 3 days! 😮 thank you! ☺️❤️ 2mo
BookBabe @JacqMac Thank you so much, I appreciate it! ☺️❤️ @Cinfhen Thank you so much, my sweet friend! 😘 2mo
DarcysMom Congratulations! 2mo
Ddzmini Congratulations 🎊🎈🍾🎉 🥂🥳 2mo
GripLitGrl Congratulations 🥂🍾🎉💖 2mo
Redwritinghood Congratulations! 2mo
LauraBeth Congratulations! ❤️❤️ 2mo
CoffeeCatsBooks Congratulations 🎉 2mo
MamaGina That‘s Lovely! I wish you both nothing but happiness!! 💗 2mo
Jess Congrats Jen! Your dress is beautiful. Cheers to you both! 2mo
Laura317 Congratulations!🎊 2mo
Gissy Congratulations! 👰🏻👨🏻‍⚖️💍💍🥂🍾💞My best wishes for you and your husband in this new stage of your lives!💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕 2mo
jmtrivera Congratulations! 2mo
marleed Congratulations! 2mo
BookBabe @MamaGina Thank you so much, I appreciate that! ☺️💕 2mo
BookBabe @Jess Thank you so much, so sweet of you to say! ☺️💕🥂 2mo
BookBabe @Gissy Thank you so much, sweet Gissy! 💕😘 2mo
Clwojick WHATTTTTTT!!!!!! Congratulations, love! 😍 2mo
Grrlbrarian Best wishes to you both! ❤️🎉 2mo
kspenmoll So so happy for you! Congratulations! 🍾🎉🎈🎊 2mo
BookBabe @Clwojick Right? I was surprised too! ☺️❤️ Thank you! 😘 @kspenmoll & @Grrlbrarian thank you so much! 😊💕 1mo
robinb Sorry I‘m late to the party, but congratulations and best wishes to you both! 🎉🎉🎉 1mo
Bklover I‘m late on this, but so happy for you! Best wishes to you both!🎉🎊 3w
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Well, so much for wedding planning tonight... 😹

#Coale #CatsofLitsy #FoiledAgain

Dragon 😻 2mo
Leftcoastzen He took over !😻 2mo
merelybookish That look! 😹 2mo
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Cathythoughts ♥️ 2mo
BookBabe @Leftcoastzen hehe! 😸 @merelybookish Right? 😂 2mo
Gissy Wow! Nice! Are you going to continue selling art prints? 2mo
BookBabe @Gissy No, I don‘t plan to continue selling art prints. I‘m trying to minimize the amount of “stuff” in the house, so keeping inventory of prints and other merchandise is counterproductive to that goal. Thank you for your support and appreciation of my art! 😘 1mo
Gissy @BookBabe So sorry to hear about that but I respect your decision. You are so talent person. Then I'm honored to have some of your last works. But if for any reason you decide to do it again in the future, let me know. Once again, Congratulations! My best wishes for you and your husband!💞 1mo
riversong153 Congrats! 1mo
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The Engagements: A Novel | J. Courtney Sullivan
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You guys, I have news!!! I just got engaged! Sooooo happy and excited! 😍❤️


I read the tagged book a few years ago, before Litsy existed, and I remember it being pretty interesting.

#engaged #sohappy

GatheringBooks awwwww!!! sending you lots of love! congratulations! 2mo
zezeki Congratulations!! 🎉🎉🎉 2mo
Redwritinghood Congrats! 2mo
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Graciouswarriorprincess Congratulations!! 2mo
hannah-leeloo Congratulations sweet. Happy for you both 2mo
Joyfulmimi Is this a new guy? 2mo
UwannaPublishme So happy for you! Congratulations! ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
Chrissyreadit Congrats! 2mo
rather_be_reading 👏 👏ahhhh!!! congrats!! 👏 2mo
wanderinglynn Congrats! 🎉👏🏻🥳🥂 2mo
marleed Congratulations! 2mo
Vedrana Congrats 💍🤝😍🥂💞 2mo
Kappadeemom Congratulations! 2mo
kezzlou85 Congratulations 🥂🍾 2mo
Mtroiano Congratulations!! 2mo
LeahBergen Congratulations!! 💕💕 2mo
MicheleinPhilly Congrats Jen! 🥂 2mo
JacqMac Congratulations! 🥂 💕 2mo
LauraBeth Congratulations! ❤️❤️ 2mo
Cinfhen How wonderful 💕💕so happy for you!! Congrats 💍 2mo
Megabooks Congratulations!! 🍾🥂 2mo
JessClark78 Congratulations! 2mo
Eggs Congratulations 🍾🎈 🎈 2mo
RainyDayReading Congratulations! 2mo
BookBabe Thank you all so much! ☺️❤️ @Joyfulmimi Yes, it‘s a new guy 😊 2mo
kylienoele What a gorgeous ring! Congrats!! 😍 2mo
Ddzmini Congratulations 🎊🎉🎈🍾 🥂 2mo
jmtrivera Congratulations! 2mo
BookwormAHN Congratulations 😻 2mo
Clare-Dragonfly Congratulations! 🥰 2mo
GypsyKat Congrats! 2mo
Gaylagal2 Congratulations! Really pretty ring ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
Jess Congrats! 2mo
Gissy Congratulations! 💍🥂💞 2mo
MeganAnn Adding my heartfelt congrats to the chorus! ❤️🥂💍🎉 2mo
Tanisha_A Congratulations! 2mo
TrishB Congrats 🎉🎉♥️ 2mo
Laura317 Congratulations! 💕💕 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Congratulations! 💍 2mo
CoffeeCatsBooks Congrats! 🎈🎉 2mo
EllieDottie Congratulations!!! 2mo
DebReads4fun Congratulations! 2mo
hannah-leeloo Your welcome I poster my engagement on here too about 3 weeks ago with its linked story behind it 🙃💍 2mo
BookBabe @hannah-leeloo oh awesome, I‘ll check it out! Congratulations to you too! ☺️❤️💍 2mo
hannah-leeloo @BookBabe aw thanks sweet 🙃❤️ 2mo
Avanders Congratulations!! 🍾🥂🍾 2mo
Amiable Best wishes to you both! 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m so behind!!! Congratulations 🎊🍾🎉🎈 2mo
kspenmoll Somehow I missed this, but best wishes & congratulations!!!🎉🍾🎈 2mo
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#LunchAndABook at the country general store. 😋

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This dinner was too good to read during(although I did have my Kindle with me as always)...but I still had to share it with you! It‘s my favorite meal at my favorite restaurant. Fresh salad & delicious sangria, flaming chorizo sausage, seasoned rice, and thick filet mignon on a hot stone. You cook it bite by bite right at the table, it‘s amazing! Never a cold bite, all cooked to your liking. Restaurant Valença in Elizabeth NJ—highly recommend!❤️?

DGRachel That looks amazing! I love sangria, but I'd be terrified of burning myself on that hot stone. 2mo
Stacypatrice Holy Yum 😋 2mo
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Breakfast literally: breaking a 3-day fast. Feeling awesome! And this is gonna taste amazing. Over-easy eggs with bacon, and butter with a little toast 😂

josie281 He is an intriguing author. 2mo
wordslinger42 I've heard of him, but I've never read any of his books! 2mo
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The Adventures Of The Librarian: Quest For The Spear | Christopher Tracy, David Titcher
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This movie would probably be a hit with a lot of Littens. 😊 He lands a highly coveted job as a librarian at a really awesome library, and is in charge of guarding the world‘s greatest treasures (think the Ark of the Covenant and the real Mona Lisa), and goes on an epic adventure to protect these treasures. The Librarian is the hero!

There‘s a book adaptation of it too.

umbrellagirl I liked this series. Enjoy! 2mo
mdm139 Liked the movies and series. Librarians saving the world! 2mo
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julesG Liked the films. 2mo
Texreader Cool! Is it on a streaming service? 2mo
BookBabe @Texreader Amazon Prime! 🙂 2mo
Bookzombie @Texreader TNT did 3 or 4 movies and then a series. The series is on Hulu or at least it was the last time I checked. 🙂 2mo
Avanders Ooh sounds fun! ☺️ 2mo
scripturient I love the first movie (the follow-ups were a bit meh), even though the special effects were horrendous. 🤣 I have a soft spot for Noah Wyle though and the bookish part was great. 😍 2mo
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A Kindle of Kittens | Rumer Godden
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Here‘s a side-by-side comparison of my original first gen Kindle Oasis and the new 3rd gen Oasis. You can see the difference in screen size and screen warmth. (Plus a sleepy #Coale because cats make any picture more fun!😸)
#Kindle #Oasis #ereaders #CatsofLitsy

Leftcoastzen 😻 2mo
SassyBookworm I‘ve always stuck with the paperwhites (my most recent is the waterproof one), do you like the oasis? Worth the extra cost? Just curious ☺️ 2mo
annkuch13 😻😻😻 2mo
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BookBabe @SassyBookworm I love the Oasis! The weight is balanced nicely in the hand, since the battery is all on once side. Much more ergonomic experience. Love the physical page turn buttons. I‘ve never owned a Paperwhite but I did have the Voyage briefly and returned it. The Oasis accomplished what the Voyage didn‘t. 😊 2mo
SassyBookworm @BookBabe thank you! I will have to check out the Oasis! ☺️ 2mo
BookBabe @SassyBookworm Forgot to mention, I adore the warm light setting! It‘s a big help at night, and it makes the Kindle feel more like a book. 😊👍🏻 2mo
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Yes!!! My new 3rd Gen Kindle Oasis has arrived! I love it, it‘s awesome. Bigger screen, waterproof, and best of all it has a warm light setting! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Just in time for a fabulous #DinnerAndABook with some yummy middle eastern food—chicken kebab with yellow seasoned basmati rice, tabboule, baba gannoush, grilled pita, and salad with feta and grape leaves. And wine, of course. 😋 #Kindle #Oasis

DrawingSustenance Waterproof? Nice! 3mo
SauerPatch That sounds amazing - I might be in love! 3mo
GypsyKat I love that it‘s waterproof! 3mo
Deifio Don't know what I'd rather have, the food or the kindle 😍🤩😅 3mo
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Sunday was a big day for me — I finally got baptized! It felt awesome to officially “seal the deal”. ❤️ Enjoyed a celebratory down-home country dinner at home with a big glass of wine and one of my favorite #SundayReads. 😊🙏🏻

TheBookHippie How wonderful ❤️ Looks yumm!!! 3mo
marleed Congratulations! 3mo
Bookwormjillk Congrats! 3mo
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MoonWitch94 Congratulations ♥️ 3mo
QuietlyLaura Congratulations! ✝️💕 I love Sarah Young's devotionals. 3mo
AllieLovesBooks Congratulations! 💙 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Congratulations ✝️❤️ 3mo
jmtrivera Congratulations! 3mo
mom2bugnbee Wonderful news! 3mo
violettemeier Congratulations 3mo
webhau1 Congratulations! 3mo
violettemeier You're welcome 3mo
tpixie Congrats! 💒 ✝️ ♥️🥳 2mo
Avanders 🙌🏽♥️ 2mo
riversong153 Congrats! That is so awesome! 2mo
DebReads4fun Congratulations on your baptism! What a wonderful way to celebrate your faith! 2mo
BookBabe Thank you so much! ☺️❤️ @DebReads4fun @riversong153 @Avanders 🤗 2mo
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#LunchAndABook! It‘s a beautiful day, so I‘m sitting in the garden at my favorite cafe in the dappled sunlight, listening to jazz while I read, sipping a ginger turmeric iced tea and nibbling on a yummy ham & cheese sandwich with arugula and red pepper aioli. 😋 Cold brew iced coffee and shortbread for dessert.

LeslieO Perfection! 3mo
catebutler Looks delicious! Enjoy!! 🧡 3mo
SamanthaMarie That iced tea sounds delicious!!! 3mo
Caroline2 Yum!! 😋 3mo
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auntie_jenn i love your gherkin arrangement 😊 3mo
rather_be_reading a bloody mary or just tomato juice? either way i am drooling! 3mo
BookBabe @auntie_jenn Haha! That‘s awesome, nobody‘s ever said that to me before. 😄🥒 @rather_be_reading Bloody Mary, now that would‘ve been nice! 😋 Just a V-8, but it was tasty anyway! 🍅 3mo
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Any Josh Turner fans here? I had awesome 2nd row seats at his show over the weekend! 😃 I snapped this photo just as he tossed his guitar pick into the audience.

Tried to buy his book from the merch stand after the show but it was sold out, so I‘m going to order it from his website. I‘m sure it‘s geared more towards men, judging from the title😛...but I still want to read it anyway.
Here‘s my favorite song of his:

BookNAround Does he read it on audio? I bet that would make it an amazing listen! 3mo
wordslinger42 Love him!! 3mo
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#DinnerAndABook - Chicken, cheddar/Monterey jack, & spinach quesadillas with lime crema, paired with a mug of sparkling pomegranate-lemon water, and the best book of all time. ☺️ #HappySunday #SundayReads

catebutler Sounds like the perfect start for a Sunday. Happy weekend. 🌾 3mo
Simona Looks delicious 😋 🤤 3mo
kspenmoll Yum!!! 3mo
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🎶 Ok, this is #notbookrelated, but so awesome I have to share! I got to see Chris Isaak perform last night! He was amazing. I had great seats and brought along an old friend I hadn‘t seen in 13 years. Awesome night! He played 2 Roy Orbison songs and one Elvis song. 😃 What‘s your favorite song of his?

Dragon Wicked Game 💙 3mo
Lizpixie @dragon Yes!🙌🎵No I don‘t wanna fall in love, with you🎵 3mo
Dragon Thanks @Lizpixie one of my all time favourite songs, I always have to stop what I‘m doing and sing 🎶 along 😀🐉 3mo
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BookBabe @Dragon @Lizpixie Yes! I love that one too. + “I‘m Not Waiting” 🎶 3mo
Dragon 👍💙🐉 3mo
Avanders Yep, same song for me 😉 fun times!! 🎶♥️ 3mo
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#DinnerAndABook - but hopefully not actually the last supper! 😂 Blackened cod with garlic aioli and corn salsa, a delicious meal for a sultry summer night! Paired with a refreshing Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey cocktail. 😋

Cinfhen That looks delicious 😋💕 4mo
JaclynW Yum! 4mo
Gissy But if that is going to be the last supper, I want somr😂🤣 3mo
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I Am a Cat | Natsume Soseki
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“Leave me alone, I‘m reading!”
- #Coale

#catsofLitsy 😸

Chrissyreadit ❤️😻❤️ 4mo
Tanzy13 aw 🐱 4mo
Gissy 😻 4mo
Dragon 😻 4mo
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The Library | Andrew Lang
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Happy Friday, Littens! How‘s this for a library? 😍

The Morgan Library in #NYC. Photo by Scott Kelby.

chaoticgoodhufflepuff I have shelf envy! 😍😍😍 4mo
Nessavamusic Sooo pretty 4mo
IamIamIam Who let you in my house to take pictures??? Ugh, that head of security is SOOOO fired!!! 😂😂😂 4mo
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vivastory @IamIamIam 😂😂 4mo
catebutler So pretty! This is on my travel bucket list. Next time I‘m in NY!! 4mo
Lizpixie I could pitch a tent here and be very happy⛺️ 4mo
CarolynM I visited it a few years ago - it's amazing! 4mo
Ddzmini 😍😍😍📖😋 love it so beautiful 4mo
Gissy 😲😱😍❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️I can be there for ever!!! 4mo
Reecaspieces I went in May. It is fantastic. I love the corner that has the hidden staircases. Ooooo cool! 4mo
TheBookHippie I was just there so beautiful!! 3mo
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TheBookHippie I‘ve not read that in years. Enjoy. 3mo
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Celebrate Independence Day | Deborah Heiligman, Matthew Dennis
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#Coale and I wish you a very Happy Independence Day, fellow American Littens! 🇺🇸

Also, Coale has apparently decided that just because he‘s a little cat that doesn‘t mean he shouldn‘t take up the entire giant chair-and-a-half while he‘s reading. 😹

annkuch13 😻😻😻 4mo
Zelma My cats need the whole bed and I get a sliver on the edge. 🙄 4mo
Leftcoastzen That‘s how kitties roll!😻 4mo
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kspenmoll Hi Coale!!! Happy 4th! (edited) 4mo
Larkken Our black kitty also thinks he owns our chair and a half 😼 4mo
catebutler Happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸 4mo
Godmotherx5 The chair looks so comfy. 4mo
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Amazing #DinnerAndABook tonight thanks to #Plated! Delicious Chicken Horiatiki with Greek yogurt-feta sauce and pita chips. Paired with a giant frosted mug of sangria slushy. Perfect for a sweltering hot night like this! 😋 #cookbooks

catebutler This looks divine!!! Enjoy your delicious food and evening. 🧡 5mo
Caroline2 Yum! 😋 5mo
Bookwormjillk That looks amazing! 5mo
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JenReadsAlot That looks so good! 5mo
rabbitprincess Mmmmmm sangria! 5mo
tpixie Wish I lived nearby! 4mo
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#Coale is keeping me company while I read an unpublished manuscript. 😸 So sweet of him!

Amiable I so love the black kitties! I have my own, named Cleopatra (Cleo). 😻 5mo
ValerieAndBooks What a good reading buddy 😍! 5mo
Megabooks 😘😘 5mo
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Leftcoastzen So cute ! 5mo
JessClark78 🖤🖤 5mo
Samplergal Beautiful baby! 5mo
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Bookshelf | Lydia Pyne
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Did a little #bookshelf re-styling. ☺️👍🏻

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Love the cameras. 5mo
youneverarrived Looks fab 👍 5mo
wanderinglynn Looks great! I love the cameras too. 👍🏻 5mo
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catebutler This looks amazing!! 5mo
Megabooks Very nice! 5mo
Clare-Dragonfly Wow! Styling indeed! 5mo
EH2018 This looks great! 5mo
Gissy 👌❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
kspenmoll Love your plants interspersed among your books. 4mo
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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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#TacoTuesday #DinnerAndABook! 😋🌮🌮🌮 But...these are not just any ordinary tacos—they‘re BISON tacos! 😃Soooo tasty! (With nacho cheese shells, of course. 😁) Gotta do an #audiobook for #tacoNight—too messy for anything else, but so worth it! #nom

tjwill I loved that book! And of course tacos! 🌮 📖 (edited) 5mo
Robothugs Happy to see you back on and around. ♥️ 5mo
Gissy 😋 5mo
Bklover Nice to see you! ❤️ 5mo
tpixie My oldest son has fond memories of Kindergarten when his class visited a retirement home and they ate Buffalo Stew for Kansas Day! 🌻 🐃 🌻 5mo
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#DinnerAndABook: Salmon teriyaki and salad with avocado and carrot-ginger dressing. It was as good as it looks! 😋 #cookbooks

Leftcoastzen Yummy! 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego That looks amazing! 🤤 5mo
catebutler Looks and sounds delicious!! 5mo
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Victoria_Clyne It looks delicious 5mo
C.Perone Glad to see you back 😊 5mo
UwannaPublishme 😋😋😋 5mo
Simona Looks absolutely delicious 😋 🤤 5mo
MicheleinPhilly 👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼 5mo
rabbitprincess I don't normally like salmon but THAT salmon looks delicious 😋 5mo
Gissy 😋 5mo
MellieAntoinette 🤤🤤🤤 5mo
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Enjoying a gorgeous afternoon at my favorite local cafe, reading a working copy of a manuscript written by someone dear to me. Cold brew iced coffee with cream, honey, and cinnamon, and a fresh-baked shortbread cookie. ❤️

hermyknee Wow what a beautiful spot! 6mo
BarbaraJean Sounds like a lovely afternoon—and that coffee sounds tasty! Hope you enjoy! 6mo
catebutler What a lovely spot! I can see why this is your favorite local café. Enjoy your afternoon. ☺️? 6mo
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Rachel.Rencher That looks like such a peaceful spot 🤗 6mo
Ashley_Nicoletto What a perfect afternoon! Yay you! Enjoy. 6mo
Sharpeipup Looks like you found a quiet spot to enjoy your treats! 6mo
Cailey_Mac Oooo I love all the red!😍 6mo
MicheleinPhilly How peaceful! I hope you enjoyed! 6mo
rabbitprincess Mmmmmm shortbread! 6mo
Cinfhen That looks so good!! So happy to see you back 🧡😁 6mo
TrishB Enjoy 💕 6mo
KarenUK How lovely! 💕 6mo
ValerieAndBooks Hugs to you ❤️!! That does look so cozy and relaxing. 6mo
Cinfhen Hi!!! Just thinking of you 😘😘❤️ 5mo
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Dear Litsy Family, thank you for your support and love during this tough transitional time. Your kind words have touched my heart. Big hugs to you all. ❤️ I‘ve found peace through this wonderful book which I never had the pleasure of reading before. It has changed my life for the better.

Soubhiville Wow, that looks like an amazing dinner! And it‘s good to see you back. Hope you‘re doing ok. 7mo
jmtrivera Glad you're back. And that looks delicious! 7mo
riversong153 Praying for you! Hang in there! 💜 7mo
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hermyknee ♥️♥️♥️ 7mo
Cconnolly Welcome back! It‘s a good book! 7mo
Peddler410 ❤️ 7mo
Leftcoastzen Hang in there BookBabe! 7mo
MicheleinPhilly ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
MamaGina 🤗💕 7mo
Mtroiano ❤️ 7mo
Ashley_Nicoletto ❤️ welcome back! I‘m so happy you‘re here. 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
Zelma Glad to see you back here. And I know what I hard time it is; just try to take care of yourself the best way you can and lean on your support circle as much as possible. 7mo
Gissy Welcome! ❤️❤️❤️❤️Looking forward to continue supporting your art! 7mo
Avanders ♥️♥️♥️ 7mo
Cinfhen I‘ve been distracted and not really paying attention to Litsy gossip but I‘m sorry to know you are going through some rough transitions, please keep making art and know you‘re beloved. Happy Easter and Spring Renewal 🌻🌞🌻❤️ 7mo
Chrissyreadit ❤️ 7mo
mabell Glad to see you back! ❤️ to you in this tough time 7mo
Kaye ♥️. Make the decisions that you know are right. Best wishes for happiness in your future. ♥️ 7mo
BarbaraJean Good to see you back!! You‘ve been in my thoughts & prayers—hang in there. Peace and love to you as you journey through this transition. 💜📚💜 7mo
kspenmoll So happy to see you posting. Sending you love 💕 in this tough time. I am glad you are finding solace! 7mo
rubyslippersreads ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
sammisho Sending you love! 💕💕💕 7mo
CouronneDhiver Sending love. Hope you‘re finding your way through. ❤️ 7mo
scripturient I only learned today what has happened and I‘m sorry. Sending you lots of positive vibes. Hang in there and things will eventually get better. Please let me know if there is anything I can do, and if it‘s only sending over a big box of Choco Crossies! ❤️❤️ 6mo
BiblioLitten So glad to see you back! Sending you 💕 6mo
4thhouseontheleft 💜💜💜 6mo
Velvetfur Many hugs to you xxx 6mo
Blueberry 6mo
SaturnDoo Just now seeing this post but glad to see back. Sending you lots of ❤❤❤ 6mo
Kaylamburson I'm so sorry to hear you are going through a tough time! I had no idea, but I'm so glad you're back and finding comfort in the word of God. Hugs 💜💜 6mo
wordslinger42 @BookBabe I'm so glad God's bringing you comfort ❤❤ I can't count the number of times He's given me peace when I didn't think it was possible to feel it. Much love & continued prayers to you 💜 Don't know if you've ever heard of it, but First5 is a great app -- helped me understand the Bible much better! 6mo
BookBabe Thank you for your love and support, dear friends. ❤️ @4thhouseontheleft @Velvetfur @Blueberry @SaturnDoo @Kaylamburson 6mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️😘❤️😘 6mo
BookBabe @wordslinger42 thank you so much for your sweet and thoughtful words. ❤️ I hadn‘t heard of that app before... I just downloaded it. Thank you for telling me! ☺️ 6mo
wordslinger42 @BookBabe You're so welcome! I hope it's as helpful for you as it has been for me ❤ 6mo
Leftcoastzen Life transitions are always challenging.We Littens are pulling for you , whatever helps you find peace, clarity ,and happiness is best! Hang in there. 6mo
TheBookHippie I missed all this , but I‘m pulling for you ❤️. My well worn falling apart Bible has been a comfort to me for literal decades 📖. Praying for peace for you. 3mo
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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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#BookNDinner! Salad with broccoli florets and mushrooms in Tuscan olive oil, mini mozzarella balls, black olives, shaved parmesan and asiago cheeses, marinated artichokes, sliced Italian-seasoned chicken breast, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, various spices, with ranch dressing, and Lemon Cucumber Voss sparkling water. MMmmm! 😋🥗👌🏻

tpixie Yummy! 8mo
ScientistSam Looks delish! 8mo
Clare-Dragonfly Hey, I just saw MrBook‘s post and people are sending him sympathy, but I know you must be having a tough time too. Hugs to you if you want them. 8mo
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MicheleinPhilly Just sending you some ❤️❤️❤️. 8mo
annahenke Love to you, dear. I know this must be a hard time. ❤️❤️ 8mo
JacqMac Thinking of you and sending some love your way. 💕 8mo
LeahBergen Sending you ❤️❤️❤️. 7mo
Rachel.Rencher Hope you're okay, we're here for you if you need us ❤❤ 7mo
Jess_Read_This Sending you ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
LauraBeth If there‘s one thing I‘ve learned, it‘s that until you are no longer breathing, there will always be another chapter as long as you turn the page. And sometimes for us to move forward, we have to make necessary, complicated and messy decisions. But you and only you are the author of your life. No one else gets to write or tell your story but you. So keep writing, keep your plot moving forward and keep turning the page. ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
rubyslippersreads Sending ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
zuzia Sending you strength during this time. 7mo
CareBear Sending lots of love. 💕 and @LauraBeth what beautiful words. 7mo
Librarybelle Sending ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
KarenUK Sending you a big hug 💕💕💕 7mo
jmtrivera Sending you some good thoughts. 💜💜💜 7mo
wordslinger42 Sending love & prayers to you ❤❤❤ I know you must also be struggling & hurting right now and hope that you can find some peace & joy in the midst of whatever is going on. 7mo
8little_paws Sending you love too ❤❤❤ 7mo
IamIamIam Oh my, I'm just catching up and I hope all is okay with both of you. You and Jason are a few of the kindest people I've met in a while and I'm sorry things aren't going well. I'm glad to have met you and hope that after the dust settles, you can find yourself and the joy that awaits you. Big hugs, my friend! 7mo
Sue ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
TrishB Hope you‘re ok, sending warm wishes❤️ 7mo
BookBabe @LauraBeth Thank you, my friend. That is a wonderful sentiment, beautifully articulated. ❤️ I am putting that in my journal, those words really resonated with me. Hugs to you. 7mo
Rachel.Rencher @BookBabe Yay you're back! 🤗 Reach out if you ever want to chat. We ❤ you! 7mo
Kaye 💕💕💕 7mo
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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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1. Having friends over for a home-cooked corned beef & cabbage dinner 😃
2. Being born 😁🙌🏻 Super grateful for that every day!
3. Tagged! 😊 Still reading it
4. Elvis Presley ❤️❤️❤️
5. 🍀💚🍀💚🍀💚🍀💚🍀

Thanks for the tag @RadicalReader ! ☺️

RadicalReader No problem I figure it‘s always wonderful and appreciated to spread fantastic merriment and joy to friends even with the simplest activities 8mo
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Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
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Nice day for a #LitsyWalkers outing. 😁 It was warm enough and the snow is finally disappearing. I explored some of the surrounding area today, and walked along the creek by the house. Thoroughly enjoyable. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 I‘ve been doing 3-hour workouts every day. Usually 1 hour of cardio and 2 hours of walking. Much of it has been indoors because of the brutal winter we‘ve been having, but now it‘s getting nice out again! 😄

Penny_LiteraryHoarders Awesome! I need this motivation and get out walking like that!! 8mo
LeslieO You are an inspiration! (edited) 8mo
BookBabe Aww, so nice of you to say and so lovely to hear! Thanks! ☺️❤️ @LeslieO @Penny_LiteraryHoarders 8mo
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The Wicked City | Beatriz Williams
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#BookNDinner! #Thai Edition! Accompaniment this freezing and breezy evening was: steamed salmon in ginger sauce with veggies and Thai iced tea. MMMmmm 😋!

New book! Anyone know if it‘s good? 😃

Happy reads & happy eats!

Pamwurtzler It is good! 8mo
SmartSassery That looks yummy. 8mo
MaureenMc I haven‘t read it yet, but Imma guess that @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks would endorse it! 😄 8mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @MaureenMc you know me well!!!! 🙌🏻❤️💛 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope you love it @BookBabe !! The Wicked Redhead is being released in May!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 @MaureenMc 8mo
MaureenMc @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Ooh, sounds intriguing! 8mo
kspenmoll I enjoyed the book! Hope you do! 8mo
Lynnsoprano I have that on maybe Kindle, I‘ve never gotten around to reading it. Looking forward to your review. 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope you loved Beatriz!!! 6mo
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The Time Traveler's Wife | Audrey Niffenegger
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#BookNDinner! #Thai Edition! Accompaniment this cold and snow-blanketed evening was: pan-seared sesame-crusted ahi tuna, in a yellow curry sauce, with asparagus and other veggies, and hot ginger tea. MMMMmmm 😋! Happy reads & happy eats!

cathysaid Dear lord that looks delicious 👀 8mo
tammysue Yes it does! 8mo
kspenmoll Looks fabulous! 8mo
LiteratiCafe This was one of the saddest books I‘ve read. When I finished all I could think was how does someone come up with such a story. Truly an amazing imagination, but oh so dark. This one is on my recommendation list of books with feels. The list includes The Dogs of Babel and Good Grief. All three are so good and so sad. 6mo
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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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#BookNBrunch! The diner was PACKED yesterday before the snowstorm😳! Accompaniment this cold and gray afternoon was a ham, cheese, and spinach omelette, with black coffee. MMMMMmmm 😋! For some reason, this place makes ordinary food taste extraordinary. 😁 Happy reads & happy eats!

Cinfhen Because NOTHING is MORE DELICIOUS than a local diner 💕🙌🏻😋 8mo
Princess-Kingofkings Spinach and ham? Yum ☕️ 8mo
catebutler Local diners are the best! Your food looks amazing! 8mo
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The Butterfly Garden | Dot Hutchison
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We had our monthly meeting of #ThePoconoBookClub this afternoon 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻! Since we were meeting at an Irish pub in March, I got a giant plate of corned beef & cabbage with boiled potato. Potato leek soup first though. Yum! 😋 Fireplace was roaring. Cozy! We had a great discussion, especially since some of us enjoyed the selection and some of us didn‘t—always makes for interesting conversation. 👍🏻👍🏻 Have you read this book?

SusieCakes Looks delish 8mo
catebutler Looks delicious! Perfect for an afternoon in March. 8mo
BookBabe It was! 😋 @SusieCakes @catebutler (edited) 8mo
cherinium Yes. I read it and found it to be terribly disturbing. 8mo
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Harry Potter: fun book | J.K. Rowling
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Had to share this! The #HarryPotter fans here would probably get a kick out of this lip art done by the talented and creative MissJazminaD of Instagram. 😊

BiblioLitten 😍 Wow!! 8mo
tammysue Cool! 8mo
Velvetfur Wow! How the hell did they do that?! 💋 8mo
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The Butterfly Garden | Dot Hutchison
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#BookNDinner! #Vietnamese Edition! I‘m back for more—it‘s soooo good! Pho tái gau—a beef broth soup with thinly sliced beef and brisket, plus basil, bean sprouts, and rice vermicelli. Paired with a Thai iced tea. MMMMmmm ?! Happy reads & happy eats!

MCYmermaid Nom nom nom 9mo
megzlynn I‘ve been craving Thai food because of y‘all. Going to have to talk my husband into it. 😂 9mo
Confused_child_of_the_universe Ugh making me hungry and a tad jealous:) (edited) 9mo
uncommonpoppy The book and the food look excellent! 9mo
kspenmoll Look soooo good! 9mo
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Exit West: A Novel | Mohsin Hamid
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Another great meeting of the #2030SomethingBookClub that @MrBook and I run in #NYC! Excellent discussion. And there was a lot to discuss about this book. Have you read it? What did you think?

C.Perone I loved this book. The whole bizarre doors thing was great. 9mo
Reviewsbylola I HATED this book. 🙈 9mo
Reviewsbylola Which in a way can elicit it‘s own great discussion. 9mo
ladyneverwhere I loved this book! It was one of my favorites I read last year! 9mo
Billypar I really liked it: for a short novel, I felt like it captured the relationship between the main characters in a realistic way, even as it covered the larger societal implications of the doors. For me it combined the appeals of a magical realist novel and a short story. 9mo
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The Time Traveler's Wife | Audrey Niffenegger
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#BookNDinner! #Thai Edition. Accompaniment this cold and gray evening: pan-seared mahi with asparagus, broccoli, and bok choy 🥬, with one spoonful of jasmine rice (cutting back on the carbs😝), and Thai iced tea! MMMMmmm 😋! Happy reads & happy eats! 😁👌🏻

SassyBookworm Yum 😋 9mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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It‘s time for February‘s #24B4Monday #Readthon, with a twist this month: to read books that fit the Black History Month theme. The Readathon runs from Friday 22nd February & end of Sunday 24th February. The challenge is to try to read 24 hrs over the three days, but more importantly have fun with your reading. As usual the wonderful @TheReadingMermaid & @Andrew65 will be hosting & encouraging!

#sharing #repost

RadicalReader @BookBabe gorgeous photo love it 9mo
Andrew65 Thanks @BookBabe 👍😊😍 9mo
Gissy I wish I could but I work tomorrow😩 9mo
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Forgot to post this during yesterday‘s snow storm. ❄️ Very uncharacteristic of me to venture out in bad weather, but something about the way the snow was falling excited me and I wanted to see how it looked covering the train tracks. Very glad I took a stroll to see it! It was so beautiful and peaceful. ❤️ #LitsyWalkers #audiowalk

Wife 🌹 9mo
catebutler How beautiful! I love how quiet the world gets when it snows, it really is the most beautiful sight. 9mo
julesG 👏👏👏 9mo
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Freespirit Oh @BookBabe it‘s beautiful😍 9mo
JennyM It‘s gorgeous ❄️ 9mo
Cathythoughts Gorgeous 👍🏻💙 9mo
RachelO 😍 9mo
TK421 Cool pic! I used to love hiking in the snow. 9mo
erzascarletbookgasm Love this pic! 9mo
LauraBeth Beautiful pic! 9mo
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#BookNBreakfast! Pre-snowstorm outing for an impromptu breakfast at the local diner. Accompaniment this cold and gray (and now snowy!) morn was: American cheese, ham, spinach, and mushroom omelet with black coffee. MMMmmmm 😋! Happy reads & happy eats!

SilversReviews YUM!! 9mo
Leftcoastzen Yay for diner breakfast on a snow day! 9mo
catebutler How delicious! What a great way to spend time before a big storm. Keep warm and safe! 🌨 9mo
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#BookNDinner! #Vietnamese Edition! Trying a new place tonight. Accompaniment this cold and dark evening: pho tái nam gau—a beef broth soup with 3 meats—beef, flank, and brisket, with basil, bean sprouts, and rice vermicelli. Paired with a Thai iced tea. MMMMmmm ?! Happy reads & happy eats!

Dragon Yum yummy, I love pho 🍲 soup 💚🐉 9mo
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Exit West: A Novel | Mohsin Hamid
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Finishing up this book tonight. Got my cup of tea, my reading buddy snuggling with me, and some relaxing classical music on. Perfect evening! ☺️❤️

JennyM You look cozy 😊 9mo
catebutler Sounds like the perfect evening! 👍🏼 9mo
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Exit West: A Novel | Mohsin Hamid
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#BookNDinner! #Thai edition! I tried a new (to me) Thai place tonight. Exquisite cuisine! Lovely ambiance too. I had a Tom Kha coconut milk soup followed by pan-seared bass in ginger sauce with veggies. Paired with a Thai iced tea with a twist—it was spiked with coconut rum. Soooo yummy! 😋 Happy reads & happy eats!

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Happy Valentine's Day! | Alex Appleby
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I wish all my wonderful #LitsyFamily a very Happy #ValentinesDay! 🤗❤️ You guys are the best!

Louise Awww, such a cute pic! Happy Valentines Day! 💕 9mo
Gissy Love the mugs!😍 9mo
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The Red Address Book | Sofia Lundberg
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#BookNBrunch! #ValentinesDay Edition! Tried to go to a trendy boutique brunch spot, and that was a nope...they were slammed, understaffed, and there was a line. So, back to the local 50‘s diner it is! At least the food and service are always consistently good here.

Since it‘s a special occasion, I‘m going carb-indulgent today. Ham/spinach/cheese omelet, crispy hash brown patties, and raisin toast, with coffee.😋 Happy reads & happy eats!

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American Pop: A Novel | Snowden Wright
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Two lovely new hardcovers! 👍🏻👍🏻

Have you read either of these?


(P.S. If you‘re wondering about my facial expression, that‘s my post-wine look 😂🍷)

BookishMarginalia I had American Pop in my hands today but I resisted. Great pic, by the way! 9mo
RadicalReader @BookBabe @MrBook did an absolutely incredible with picking out interests for your favorite hobbies 9mo
BookBabe @RadicalReader Yes he did, he always does! He‘s incredible. ☺️❤️ • @BookishMarginalia haha, I know what you mean! Resisting is tough. ☺️ Thanks! 9mo
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