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CallMeIshmael

CallMeIshmael

Joined May 2016

Runner, Reader, Time Lord, Jedi, Howler, Marathon Maniac #7995
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When I was around 13 I was at the mall and just hanging in the music store when the dude who worked there recommended the Album: Don‘t tell a soul by the replacements and I remember falling in love. They are truly the greatest band that never was, Paul Westerbergs lyrics and voice have been with me through high school, college, marriage, divorce, married again, kids. The replacements are my life and they are releasing a new box set!!

AmyG Oooooo a box set. 1d
quietjenn Hooray for fellow ‘Mats fans! I just read Bob Mehr‘s Facebook post on the box set and it‘s gotten me super excited about this! I mean, I was anyway, but even more. 19h
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When you work down the street from a wonderful bookstore and they have a great used book section (7 books for $5) you then have to carry the books back to work #nerdproblems

ValerieAndBooks You got your workout for the day! 👍💪📚 3d
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I read this book 20 years ago...even found my receipt from where I bought that I used as a bookmark. At the end of the month we are taking a couple of days to go to Savannah so I do believe a reread is in order

Kappadeemom It‘s hot as blue blazes down here so pack a fan😂😂 2w
Dragonfairykats Seriously 2w
Macnjen Loved this book and movie 2w
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I am in love with this book

krayoncolorz I almost got that book but got something else. Will have to pick it up next. 3w
Sapphire It is amazing. Made me want to go.... 3w
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Mini me

Megabooks Precious!! 1mo
JennyM Naw...that‘s lovely 1mo
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Father‘s Day present

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My T-shirt is better than your T-shirt

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Captain Nemo | Kevin J. Anderson
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Evenings do not get much better than this

Crazeedi Amen!! 1mo
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Jack Maggs: A Novel | Peter Carey
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A sweet deal with my job is that work down the street from an amazing local bookstore and $1 books!

Aimeesue How do you manage to get any work done? 😂 1mo
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Panpan

As an introvert masquerading as an extrovert I seek these types of books out...but this one is a Nope, the author is annoying and takes herself way too seriously to be a real introvert. Honestly I don‘t believe her

Notafraidofwords That last line 😂 1mo
britt_brooke 😆 I love honest reviews! Definitely skipping this. 1mo
CallMeIshmael @britt_brooke I really believe she crafted this to write a book and there is little truth to it. Very superficial, as a proud introvert it frustrates me when this is styled as “who we are” 1mo
britt_brooke @CallMeIshmael A true introvert would‘ve never written such a gimmicky-sounding book. 1mo
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My Saturday night is pretty good

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Heyday: A Novel | Kurt Andersen
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Wife is out of town and this has been on my shelf for a while

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Pickpick

Loved this book, scary how the navy covered up what really happened for 60 years and if wasn‘t the fact of it being mentioned in Jaws no one would have known better

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Ship of Theseus | Doug Dorst, V. M. Straka, Jeffrey Jacob Abrams
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So excited for this one

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Monday‘s are not that bad

Soubhiville Aw, what a face! 8mo
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Today I stopped by my local habitat for humanity refurb store and grabbed this 1st edition for a dollar. So pumped

TobeyTheScavengerMonk I got the 26 CD audiobook of this from a library sale for $0.50! And it was sooooo good. 8mo
Soubhiville Nice! 8mo
DivineDiana Great find! Loved the Television Series! 8mo
danarail You lucky you! 6mo
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Favorite night of the year

RadicalReader @CallMeIshmael thanks so much for posting such a truly terrific picture of a delightfully decorated Christmas tree (edited) 7mo
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If I only lived in Denver

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Empire Strikes Back and unpacking books makes for a great Sunday

RadicalReader @CallMeIshmael person on tv “ Wow they‘re definitely a bookworm!” 7mo
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Bookshelf | Lydia Pyne
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We are moving to a new house and this is one of several built in bookshelves....I am pumped

DivineDiana As you should be! 👏🏻📚👏🏻 9mo
ReadingSusan That‘s amazing! 9mo
BookwormAHN Fantastic 💙 9mo
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LauraBeth 😍😍😍😍 9mo
kspenmoll Wonderful!!! 9mo
Megabooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 9mo
CouronneDhiver No way!!! So pretty 9mo
Kimberlone 😍😍😍 #thedream 9mo
valeriegeary Ack! They are beautiful! 😍 9mo
MaleficentBookDragon 😍😍😍 9mo
Bookgirl Nice choice! 9mo
Soubhiville Oh my gosh, that‘s awesome! 9mo
tammysue 🤩🤩🤩 9mo
2BR02B Those are gorgeous! 9mo
Tamra Lucky you! 9mo
Slajaunie Beautiful!! 9mo
Redwritinghood 😍😍 9mo
Lel2403 Wow 8mo
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Jerusalem | Alan Moore
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Friday nights

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Jerusalem | Alan Moore
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1. Predator, Monster squad, Aliens, Star Wars
2. French fries
3. Cardi B.....I know I know I‘m old but she is amazing
#friyayintro
@jesshowbooks

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Rainy Sunday and a bulldog on your lap makes for a great day

RadicalReader @CallMeIshmael love bull dogs they are such sweet and cute puppies 7mo
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This Is My Happy Place | Marissa Kent
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We stayed in Davidson NC this week and my wife caught me, I love little bookstores so much

Tamra Me too! 👏🏾 12mo
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After my morning run. A little Vonnegut and coffee

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My daughter is in her 3 hour dance class so I get to hangout at the local used book store

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The Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller
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When your mom still gets you an Amazon gift card for your birthday

tammysue 😍 14mo
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Meet Luna....I‘m a sucker for my daughter and as a result we now have a bulldog

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Red Queen | Victoria Aveyard
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A coworker brought this to me today, gonna try it out. Any thoughts from anyone?

britt_brooke I‘ve read the first 3 books and currently on the library wait list for the new one. I don‘t read many series, nor much fantasy, but I‘ve enjoyed these books. 14mo
BookDragon13 This series is full of plot twists. With these books, if you find yourself getting bored the most important thing you can do is keep read. Do not give up on reading these books because they will surprise you. 14mo
little_bookworm i think you should definitly try this one ! 🍃if you like humger games , divergent series and game of thrones you'll adore it !📚 such an amazing book with lots of unexpected things happening ! 😲🤦🏻‍♀️ 13mo
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Haven‘t read this one since junior high but since the movie is this week

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Compete Training Journal | Lauren Fleshman, Roisin McGettigan-Dumas
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I am in a bad spot with my job and it‘s affecting my life. I love my family and I owe it to them to be better and do better. I once ran 2 marathons back to back 5 years ago. I once ran at least a mile a day for 412 straight days. I need to get back there. I need to be me again. I am going to do it and I am going to document it to keep me accountable

BookwormM Good luck having goals is good 👍👍 1y
ValerieAndBooks You‘ve got this! 🏃 💪 1y
DivineDiana You are 💪🏻! ❤️ 1y
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wanderinglynn You can do it! 👏🏻🙌🏻🏃‍♂️👍🏻😀 1y
Jas16 You can totally do this! 🙌🏽 1y
CouronneDhiver Woohoo! 1y
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New book for a Friday night

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Saturday‘s do not get much better than this

britt_brooke Perfect! We are doing the same. There‘s nothing better. (edited) 1y
vivastory I've been curious about the book. How is it? 1y
Bianca Now that is a good night. 1y
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Comfy sweats and new book

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Meddling Kids | Edgar Cantero
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Pickpick

Loved loved loved this book!!!!

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Meddling Kids | Edgar Cantero
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Love this book! Peter is my favorite!

Pruzy Really good read. I hope something like it comes out in 2018. The Last Days of Jack Sparks and My Best Friend‘s Exorcism had a similar feel. 1y
RadicalReader @CallMeIshmael I‘ve heard this novel was really wonderful. Be sure to check out completely an unputdownable novel 7mo
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Grant | Ron Chernow
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True story about the Virginia game last night....

Reviewsbylola 😂😂 it‘s even funnier that one of them is named Chris Farley. Now I‘m picturing Tommy Boy! I hope Grant is good. The size scares me!! (edited) 1y
CallMeIshmael @Reviewsbylola I have read a couple other grant biographies and this is the best one 1y
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Jerusalem | Alan Moore
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.....perfect

GatheringBooks this is a tome of a book that i got for myself two years back - how are you finding it, thus far? 1y
CallMeIshmael @GatheringBooks I love it! It‘s a slow read but it‘s very different and comfortable and I look forward to times when I can be reading it 1y
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Totally awesome book!

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It's Been a Good Life | Isaac Asimov
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At McDonald‘s sitting and reading on a Friday night while this cutie plays and some random 90‘s song comes on and I immediately flash back some 20 years and realize how much time has passed and all the shit I have survived...and honestly I could not have predicted ending up here but man I am sure glad I did.

KirstieE 🙌🏻🙌🏻😄 1y
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Evening reading while my wife and daughter watch live all*star cheerleading

JoScho Also currently reading 😊 1y
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It came...it finally came!! I have missed Darrow so much

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Book 3 of the year

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The Kid: A Novel | Ron Hansen
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Did you like young guns?....young guns II? Then you will like this book

LeahBergen I have this one waiting on my shelf. 👍🏻 2y
LadyRuthven Hell yeah! I loved those movies and Billy the Kid in general. His story is so interesting. I will definitely be reading this book soon. Thanks for the rec!! 👍👊 2y
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Grant | Ron Chernow
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Snow day Saturday with coffee and books

RadicalReader @CallMeIshmael the Grant book could easily double as a phone booth paperweight 7mo
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The Kid: A Novel | Ron Hansen
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A perfect Saturday night

britt_brooke Perfect! 2y
MrBook Love it! 2y
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Mixed review...I enjoyed the journey and not the author. He is arrogant and a little immature and doesn‘t deal with responsibility well. But I enjoyed the trip I also wish he described interactions with the people he met more.

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I‘m also getting to read #perfect

Redwritinghood That does look cozy! 2y
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Last year was a rough year for me. I didn‘t have a lot of time for two things that are vital for me and that is reading and running. This year will be better and I will read more and run a Hell a lot more #AbetterMe #survivalisinsufficient

Mommamanzi Two of my favorite things. Between having to learn to run with a double stroller and work through a bad back running had to be put on the back burner... 2018 will be our year! 2y
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