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Bookgoil

Joined May 2016

Blogger, librarian, book and coffee lover. http://www.thebookmonsters.com
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Happy #shelfiesunday I was going to clean my shelves more but this is as much energy I had for it. Featuring Calli my baby girl. 🐶❤️ #dogsoflitsy

stacybmartin What a sweet pup! 🐶💜 3d
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#litsyatoz #y

This week has been rough - lots of issues at work and end of the school year stress as a school librarian. Finished this awesome sequel and highly recommend these mysterious steampunk books. Full of fun characters and great adventures! Nothing like a good book and Starbucks to take your mind off of stresses.

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Love Letter | Rachel Hauck
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Thanks to @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks for the awesome bookmark! Working on some #litsylove letters tonight!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You‘re welcome and @TheBookHippie 🎉🎉🎉🎉 2w
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Thunderhead | Neal Shusterman
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1. Ensnared by AG Howard and Dr Stone v. 2
2. Nightmares by Jason Segel
3. Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

rachelsbrittain Thanks for joining in 💜 4w
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Love Letters | Anne Cassidy
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Need to start some letter writing today as it has stacked up these past few weeks! Sorry I‘ve been busy but I‘ll be sending replies this weekend! #litsylove #litsypenpals

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Dragon Pearl | Yoon Ha Lee
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Snuggles Saturday morning with Calli are the best. She loves to dive under the covers and get all cozy.

Enjoying this book about fox magic in space and a missing brother. Only have 100 pages left but getting sleepy again so may nap soon. #dogsoflitsy

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Kill the Farm Boy: The Tales of Pell | Kevin Hearne, Delilah S Dawson
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I love everything for the #sffs #scififantasyswap from Isabelle @cobwebmoth so many goodies and books I can‘t believe it! I hope you‘ll enjoy my package as well and that you enjoyed your first swap! Off to nibble on some chocolate now and sniff the candles some more! Love the HP goodies so much! That mug is adorable and yay for adding Lupin to my funko collection! @Avanders

Gissy Nice! ❤️❤️❤️❤️I want to read that book of Kill the Farm Boy! 1mo
Avanders 🧬🦄♥️👏🏽👏🏽 1mo
cobwebmoth This is Isabelle. So glad that you like it! I had a blast putting it together. Enjoy your goodies! 1mo
LibrarianRyan Those peep socks are awesome. 1mo
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About to open all these gifts from Isabelle @cobwebmoth so excited! You definitely went all out I can tell! @Avanders #sffs

bullbunny Wow peeps n socks, that's new to me! 1mo
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Caterpillar Summer | Gillian McDunn
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Caterpillar Summer was a touching novel about Cat who takes care of her brother who has autism since her mom is single and works several jobs to provide for them. They end up with their grandparents who she has never met and learns a lot about her family history, making a new friend along the way. The ending even made me cry. Featuring Calli in her snuggle ball.

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Heading off to the post office to mail @cobwebmoth package for #scififantasyswap #sffs 😊 Everything is wrapped so feel free to peak inside.

cobwebmoth Thanks! Isabelle is excited.☺ 1mo
Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽💃🏽♥️ 1mo
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A Reaper at the Gates | Sabaa Tahir
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Well I wish I could have stayed up later for the #readathon but I did pretty good with some distractions! Finished three books and made progress in my audiobook and a fourth physical book. almost 11 hours of reading!
Only up early because these dogs annoyed me until I got up lol.
#deweyapril

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The Fourth Horseman | Kate Thompson
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Finished my first book for #readathon and I really enjoyed it! Part genetic experiment, part family drama and serious elements of biblical mythology - the four horsemen of the apocalypse. My dogs want attention but sometimes let me read. #dogsoflitsy

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The Fourth Horseman | Kate Thompson
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Happy #readathon day! I‘m so excited to read and relax today. I have some minor plans like working out and a lunch date with my friend so I won‘t be reading all day long.

Callemarie Omg I want those socks! Where did you get them from? 2mo
Bookgoil @Callemarie they were a gift but maybe target has them? They‘re all character socks in the pack 😊 2mo
Avidreader25 Happy readathon day!!!! 2mo
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One silly and one sleepy pupper trying to help me read. #dogsoflitsy

Crazeedi 💖🐶💖 2mo
DGRachel Dogs are awesome reading buddies! 2mo
ProfReader Your baby is relaxing...lol 2mo
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Mortal Word | Genevieve Cogman
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I read 18 books in March!
* 2 rereads
* 6 audiobooks
* 2 ARCs
* 2 graphic novels
* 3 library books
* 9 TBR pile books
How were your March reads? Least favorite book: Grasshopper Jungle (that book was messed up!) Favorite book: Mortal Word

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A little getaway with the hubby this past week at a bed and breakfast for two nights and I read two books and started a third - we mostly relaxed and ate noms and relaxed some more. Even found a bookstore and only bought one book. It‘s so nice when we have time off together. ❤️

I really loved Mother Knows Best and funny enough had just rewatched Tangled a few weeks ago so it was fresh. Such a great retelling plus some background on Gothel.

Crazeedi So great you had together time!! 2mo
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Searching for Dragons | Patricia C. Wrede
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I‘m reading too many books trying to prepare for Bookbattle over on Facebook which is themed Game of Thrones. Also 14 hours of reading done for #8intwo cause I‘m an overachiever and trying to relax. I am not sure I‘ll hit the 24 hours for #24b4monday though! Had to boost up with this giant cup of coffee or I was going to fall asleep! Really enjoying Monument 14 and Searching for Dragons right now! #reading #readathon

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Kings of the Wyld | Nicholas Eames
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I finished all the prompts for Winter‘s #booked2019

Female detective: Enola Holmes
Retelling: Sea Witch
Happy Place (library): The Mortal Word
Podcast (swooneyboys): Warrior of the Wild
Irish author: Kate Thompson
New author: Nicolas Eames

@Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage

Cinfhen Yay!! Congrats 🎉🎉🎉 2mo
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Hoping to finish up these books for #8intwo and #24b4monday #readathon this weekend. I‘m so excited to be off this week and there‘s Readathons both weekends to motivate me to read! What are you reading this weekend?

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Honor Among Thieves | Ann Aguirre, Rachel Caine
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Really enjoying this sci fi adventure with my cutie Calli. #dogsoflitsy

Lauram That is a very cute dog! 2mo
Bookgoil @Lauram yes she‘s my snuggly kissy girl Calli 😍🐶 2mo
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The Outsiders | SE Hinton
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I listened to this one on audio and it's been a decade or more since I had read through it. One of my favorite books as a teen, I just love Ponyboy's story and struggles. I remember loving to escape into a world worse than my own with terrors I'd never faced. The message is so clear and I just love all the characters so much. I've watched the movie a million times as well and may want to rewatch it again soon. #litsyatoz #o

Beatlefan129 Oh my gosh, The Outsiders was my favorite as a teen as well. I had my mom‘s old copy and I must have read it a thousand times 2mo
Bookgoil @Beatlefan129 I love it so much and own three copies two of which are signed! 2mo
CouronneDhiver Loved this one 👍🏽 2mo
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Island of Excess Love | Francesca Lia Block
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Really enjoyed this sequel that gets even crazier than the first. I love how this ties into Virgil‘s Aeneid only modern/post apocalyptic time period. #litsyatoz #i

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Anyone else excited for April? I‘ve been picking my TBR books since I‘m participating in an OWLs themed readathon over on Twitter. I‘m really trying hard to keep reading off my TBR shelves this year! #tbr #harrypotter

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Traitor's Blade | Sebastien de Castell
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1. Traitor‘s Blade
2. No my husband sleeps in it after I wake up
3. 48
4. Carrots and peanut butter
5. @bullbunny @Rissreads

#friyayintro @howjessreads @robinb

robinb 👍😊 2mo
bullbunny Thanx! I also like carrots and peanut butter!! 2mo
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Mortal Word | Genevieve Cogman
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I absolutely love this series and the magic/mystery and danger of it all. I‘m excited to see where Cogman will take Irene on her next adventure and I hope she continues writing many novels! So many worlds to explore after all! #dogsoflitsy

Beatlefan129 Your pup looks cozy 🐶❤️ 2mo
Stacypatrice @Beatlefan129 - I agree 🥰 2mo
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Love Letters | Anne Cassidy
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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About to start some serious letter writing while watching The Empire Strikes Back #litsylove #litsypenpals

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻💌 2mo
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Grasshopper Jungle | Andrew Smith
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1. Grasshopper Jungle and Mortal Word
2. Check, please!, Hey Kiddo and The Case of the missing marquess - all graphic novels
3. Morning is when I have most energy but I Love night for relaxing

#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

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Mortal Word | Genevieve Cogman
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1. Mortal Word
2. Nope maybe hang with my best friend
3. Yes at my childhood home
4. No 😭
5. @ProfReader

#hellothursday @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 🍀 2mo
ProfReader 1. Tears of a Tiger 2. Go to a sorority meeting 3. Yes 4. No 5. @ambra1198 2mo
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Thanks for all the #litsylove mail @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Stacypatrice @iread2much it made my week so bright! I will be working on lots of letters this weekend! ❤️

Stacypatrice Looking forward to hearing from you 😊💌 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 2mo
iread2much Looking forward to hearing from you! 2mo
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Cogheart | Peter Bunzl
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I really enjoyed Cogheart - a great mix of adventure, steampunk and betrayal. A bit violent but most real adventures are. Photo featuring my pretty boy Zeus 🐶. #dogsoflitsy

davidjoseph Good looking pup! 2mo
DGRachel I just love puppy freckles! 😍🐶😍 2mo
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1) reading, blogging, gaming
2) fantasy and science fiction
3) two dogs we adopted Calli and Zeus
4) yes but not much on there
5) funkos and bookmarks
6) coffee, tea and chocolate lover

#litsylovesurvey

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Grasshopper Jungle | Andrew Smith
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Just some books I may read in March. See any you love? I‘m rereading The Outsiders which I love so much and cannot wait. I‘m sure I‘ll read a ton more than this but I‘m hoping to get to all of these this month! #tbr

LokiDokey The outsiders is one of my favorite books. My daughter had to read it for her English class and she fell in love with it too. 3mo
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Starting our Dr Seuss March Madness next month with Kinder through 3rd grade and excited to read some Dr. Seuss books! #readacrossamerica #drseuss #marchmadness

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The Cruel Prince | Holly Black
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Happy March! I cannot believe how much I read last month! I read 36 books - only 20 of which are pictured here. Here‘s my breakdown!
* 7 graphic novels
* 18 TBR books
* 18 library books
* 7 audiobooks
* 14 Monarch Committee books
* 3 ARCs
* 2 rereads (Strange the Dreamer & Black Magic Sanction)

Wow! How was reading for you in February? I was super motivated due to #bookbattle on Facebook and booktubegames on Twitter.

tessavi Impressive! 3mo
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Continuing on with my current book - got the dogs some deer antlers to chew on since it‘s 50 mph winds today and possible snow so we‘ll be inside all day. I did go to the store but almost blew away. #dogsoflitsy #currentlyreading

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Time to snuggle up and read. I‘m enjoying Muse of Nightmares and some snuggly dogs this evening. #dogsoflitsy

britt_brooke Perfect situation. Great photo! 3mo
JoScho Love ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
Reviewsbylola ♥️♥️♥️ 3mo
Linsy Looks so cozy! 🐶 3mo
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Warrior of the Wild | Tricia Levenseller
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Snuggles and a good book! Loving this book and will have a review up for it on the blog on Saturday. Trying to be more active on there! Www.thebookmonsters.com

#currentlyreading #dogsoflitsy

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Heart's Blood | Juliet Marillier
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I really enjoyed this Beauty and the Beast retelling with so much more added in. I loved the twists and turns and the added fantasy elements. Definitely one I recommend! Featuring my new socks from the #happilyeverafterswap from @sprainedbrain

#litsyatoz #h #fairytale

sprainedbrain Those socks are so dang cute! ❤️ 3mo
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Frogkisser! | Garth Nix
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A fun middle grade novel, that adds some fairy tale fun to an adventure of one girl to literally kiss a bunch of frogs to save her kingdom! I really enjoyed some of the moments, some though were a bit silly but perfect for a kids novel. Overall, enjoyable but not a favorite for me.

#audiobook #litsyatoz #f

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I love long weekends and my dogs all snuggled up while I read. Starting this middle grade novel this morning - one of my last library books and then I will crack down on TBR books I own. What are you reading this week?
#currentlyreading #dogsoflitsy

Wellreadhead I will be starting The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang today. 3mo
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Heart's Blood | Juliet Marillier
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Feeling a bit under the weather and it‘s to snow all day so I‘m enjoying a little 24 hour readathon. So far the dogs are chill and cuddly so I‘m hoping to get a lot read. #dogsoflitsy #snow #readathon

Reviewsbylola Feel better! 3mo
cobwebmoth Hope you feel better soon! 3mo
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Loved all these goodies!!! #happilyeverafterswap from @sprainedbrain

So excited to read these books, wear those cute socks and bangle, and display my new funko! Also the chocolate will not last long! Thanks so much for being a great swap buddy!

sprainedbrain Yay! ❤️ 3mo
Chrissyreadit ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
Elma Those socks are so cute!😍 3mo
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Archenemies | Marissa Meyer
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Just some bedtime reading after a long crazy day of trying to wrap up Bookfair and somehow ending up with 55 first graders for a period in the library... it went better than you‘d think, but happy to snuggle my dogs and read and relax! #dogsoflitsy

mandi1082 Enjoy your book 3mo
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The Sea Witch | Sarah Henning
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I actually listened to this one on audio and really loved it. I‘m a big fan of tales related to but not technically retelling a fairy tale. The author did a great job on the characters and overall feel of this book! Really enjoyed it! #audiobook #fairytale

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Happily Ever After | Jenny Diski
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Cannot wait for Thursday to open all these #happilyeverafterswap from @sprainedbrain

So excited and will have to hide these... lol

sprainedbrain I‘m glad it arrived! 3mo
Chrissyreadit 💞💕😘 3mo
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Anna and the French Kiss | Stephanie Perkins
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Probably the worst and most annoying book I‘ve read in a while. I don‘t read contemporary a lot but when I do I expect something ... more than what this gave me. I technically listened to it and had to speed up to x2 so I could just be done with it. I didn‘t like the message it gave to young adults.

#litsyatoz #a

justanothermusing I fell the same way, I'm sad.to say i found them on sale so i have the series. I couldn't even make it 50 pages so they will be finding there way to the little free library. 3mo
Zelma Completely agreed. I remember being very annoyed about the pointless reason for the two main characters to not just start dating right away. It made no sense. There was not reason for all the hurt and drama. 3mo
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The Cruel Prince | Holly Black
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Starting early for #litsypartyofone - Enjoying some snacks and starting The Cruel Prince this afternoon along with continuing my read of Strange the Dreamer.

What are your Sunday plans? We don‘t watch sports so if we watch anything tonight it will be The Punisher on Netflix.
#reading #currentlyreading #booksandtea #tea

megzlynn I have been dying to read Strange the Dreamer! 4mo
Bookgoil @megzlynn technically I‘m rereading before I read Muse of Nightmares 😊 4mo
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻! 4mo
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Anyone else ready for tea? I‘m brewing Rose All Day from David‘s Tea and it smells divine! Hoping to get some serious reading done today!
Strange the Dreamer is a reread and I‘m finally diving into Love in the Time of Global Warming by one of my fave authors that‘s been sitting on my shelf too long!
What are you reading and drinking this weekend?#booksandtea #tea

Eyelit I love that tea! I have it iced in the summer time 😄 4mo
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Sent off my #happilyeverafterswap today to the east coast!

@Chrissyreadit

Chrissyreadit 🙌👏😘👏🙌 4mo
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