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CrowCAH

Joined October 2016

A pirates life for me! | Collector of Pride & Prejudice copies #PnPCovers | Creative Writer/Author | https://www.goodreads.com/CynthiaAnneHurt
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The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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#MayMovieMagic #SoClose
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JXh1KxI4uls

We are so close to being there, yet so far; Bilbo does get to go there and back again!

Cinfhen ❤️ 12h
rohit-sawant Nice! 🐲💚 6h
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Buccaneer at Heart | Stephanie Laurens
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I‘m super enjoying this audiobook; the second in the series!

CoverToCoverGirl Pirates away! 2d
CrowCAH @CoverToCoverGirl aye, matey! 🏴‍☠️ 1d
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The “post here” for the URL references the Litsy website: https://www.litsy.com/web/post/1584659

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Untitled | Anonymous
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#MayMovieMagic #LittestThings
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gw9wE1nutc4

It‘s the littlest things, like attending the Motor City Comic Con with your friend, @VioletCavalier , and finding a middle grade book to gift!

(I also shopped for my #MakerSwap, hence the shaded things in the background 😉)

Cinfhen Fun!! And even better you get to enjoy with another Litten 😃 6d
CrowCAH @Cinfhen for sure! 😊 5d
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Alias Hook | Lisa Jensen
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#MayMovieMagic #HookedOnAFeeling
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NrI-UBIB8Jk

Have yet to read it, but it‘s a retelling of Peter Pan from Hook‘s point of view.

DGRachel This is on my TBR shelf, too! 7d
Cinfhen I‘ve seen this one around on Litsy! It sounds super fun ⚓️ 7d
rohit-sawant Great pick! 🙌🏼 6d
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The Red Necklace | Sally Gardner
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#MayMovieMagic #LaTempsDeLamour
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DCFxwN7Y6gU

Takes place in France when all the nobles were getting guillotined. A fun duology about two young lovers.

Cinfhen I can see how this could be fun!! Nice choice 😊 1w
rohit-sawant Great pick! 1w
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Sterling Heights Public Library | Sterling Heights, MI (Library)
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Litsy now allows us to tag libraries and book store locations! Super exciting! 😊 This is my hangout weekly #SHPL!

umbrellagirl I visited Sterling Heights once or twice for work. Sadly not the library though. 1w
CrowCAH @umbrellagirl neato, glad you came by for a “work visit”! 😊 1w
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#MayMovieMagic #SaveMe
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=T8dyxGiBx3g

As the title states no one needs to save the princess, she saves herself.

Cinfhen This collection was so powerful and moving‼️I really enjoyed it. Wasn‘t as much as a fan of her follow up 1w
rohit-sawant 🖤🙌🏼🖤 1w
CrowCAH @Cinfhen it was only okay for me. I went into the book thinking this was going to be a story about a princess told in verse, but it was a personal piece, so I was disappointed. Though, I could identify with some of the poems. 1w
Cinfhen Definitely NOT what you were anticipating 😉😬 1w
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#MayMovieMagic #SpaceOddity
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iYYRH4apXDo

All the creatures who live in a Galaxy far far away are a bit of an oddity, at least to our current scientific exploration!

Ravenclawsbookshelf I love how fun these look! 2w
CrowCAH @Ravenclawsbookshelf they‘re great, short and sweet! And perfect to read out loud to a child with sound effects! 1w
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Happy Mother‘s Day to all the Litten mothers!

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Crochet | DK
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#MakerSwap

I pretty much stick to crochet, cross stitch, and scrapbooking.

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#MakerSwap Littens, here‘s an unmarked quiz chart. Copy and repost with your own markings!

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#MayMovieMagic #LustForLife
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jQvUBf5l7Vw

Finished this #audiobook today; quite the ride! For a second, I thought Locke was done for, but then I remembered there was a sequel, so it helped me continue reading, knowing it would turn out well - he lusted for life and so was able to defeat the bad guy.

I passed the book along to a fellow coworker who enjoys fantasy novels and still only reads paper books! Made my day 😊

AlaMich This was so good on audio! Great narrator! 1w
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Other Oceans | Andrea Jones
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#MayMovieMagic #RedRightHand
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RrxePKps87k

Red-Handed Jill‘s right hand is stained red from the blood of those she killed.

merelybookish 👏👏 2w
wanderinglynn Is this a Peter Pan retelling or Peter Pan-world book? I ask because in 2003 movie adaptation of Peter Pan based on the original play, Wendy calls herself Red-Handed Jill when telling the boys stories. Which comes from the original novel and play, where John was offered a position with the crew and wanted to be called Red-Handed Jack. 2w
CrowCAH @wanderinglynn I haven‘t yet read the original Peter Pan. But this is in a Peter Pan world book, more of an adult version. Wendy, the storyteller and mother to the Lost Boys, becomes Red-Handed Jill after killing people and joining forces with Cpt Hook; so this must have been the author‘s inspiration, from the play and novel. 2w
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rohit-sawant Great pick! 👏🏼👏🏼 2w
Cinfhen UH. MAY. ZING 🙌🏻❣️ 2w
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Litsy is now on the web; check it out!

https://www.litsy.com/web/home

lroseriver Ohhhh! Good to know! Thank you! 3w
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#FreeLittleLibrary found in Pennsylvania at the Train Depot Cafe! There‘s three sections to it: children, young adult, and adult; nicely stocked. 📚

tpixie Awesomeness!!!! 🥰📚🥰 It‘s so beautiful!! I love that it has sections for three different types of reading! Happy travels! 3w
lroseriver 🥰 3w
CrowCAH @tpixie thank you, it was an enjoyable trip! I‘m now back safely in Michigan. 3w
CrowCAH @lroseriver I know, so inventive! 3w
tpixie @CrowCAH ♥️♥️♥️ 3w
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Star Wars Be More Yoda | Christian Blauvelt
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Happy “May the Fourth” be with you, padawans!

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Vacationing with the family and our hotel has a Read It and Return lending library 📚😍 Thank you Penguin Random House!

This is the third book in a fantasy - Napoleonic Wars world with dragons!

AlaMich The book program is a great idea! 3w
Readergrrl I just finished the first book in this series. I really liked it but I think I need to continue the series in order to truly make a judgement. 3w
CrowCAH @AlaMich certainly! It‘s honor system, like a free little library. 3w
CrowCAH @Readergrrl all I‘ve read is the first and I LOVED it! Can‘t wait to continue the series. 🐉 3w
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Pirates and Prejudice | Kara Louise
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#MayMovieMagic #BehindTheWheel
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VEAuMiKqP-4

A Captain Mr. Darcy is behind the wheel when he kidnaps Elizabeth Bennet as she crosses the channel!

Cinfhen Yes, Please!!! This one sounds fun 3w
rohit-sawant Ha, interesting! 3w
gradcat This sounds wild! 😜 3w
CrowCAH @Cinfhen @rohit-sawant @gradcat it was a fun, interesting, wild ride. Not quite how I‘d interpret Mr. Darcy, but the author gave the adaptation a nice storyline. 3w
rubyslippersreads Sounds like fun! 3w
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#MayMovieMagic #HighwayToHell
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=l482T0yNkeo

Female captains have sailed the high seas-highway to hell pillaging and plundering their enemy‘s ships! 🏴‍☠️⚔️⚓️☠️

rohit-sawant Nice one! ☠ 3w
Cinfhen 🖤🖤🖤 3w
gradcat Yup! 🏴‍☠️ 3w
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#AnglophileApril #SupermassiveBlackHole
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Xsp3_a-PMTw

Pirates can put a supermassive black hole in your pocketbook or ship hull! 🏴‍☠️⚔️⚓️☠️

Mdargusch Very clever! 🌑 4w
suvata Love that song. Might try this book too. 4w
Reviewsbylola This looks like a wild ride! 4w
emilyhaldi Fair enough! 4w
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#AnglophileApril #OwnerOfALonelyHeart
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vpIduDaggVA

These belles and beaus may have entered the charity gala with a lonely heart, but they‘ll be leaving with full hearts! ❤️

emilyhaldi 💘💘💘 4w
Mdargusch Love your background! 4w
CrowCAH @Mdargusch it‘s a throw blanket! 🤣 4w
Reviewsbylola This book sounds great and I love your blanket! 4w
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#AnglophileApril #InvisibleTouch
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jpmiZ7zsHXY

There is some such quote about first touch when thieving from a person and then a second touch. I can‘t find it in the book, but it had to do with the first being okay the second getting one killed.

Listening to this book via #Audiobook.

toofondofbooks One of my favorites! 4w
Reviewsbylola I feel like my husband has talked about this book before. 4w
Cinfhen Well played 👍🏻 4w
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CrowCAH @Cinfhen thanks 😊 4w
CrowCAH @Reviewsbylola it‘s a popular fantasy trilogy, so it‘s possible he‘s mentioned it before. 4w
CrowCAH @toofondofbooks I‘m listening away, it‘s okay. Waiting to see where this goes. 4w
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Louisa May Alcott | Madeleine B. Stern
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“Good books - like good friends - are few and chosen; the more select - the more enjoyable.”

Louisa May Alcott

TheSpineView 💜 4w
UwannaPublishme 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4w
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#AnglophileApril #AnotherOneBitesTheDust
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rY0WxgSXdEE

A book on the “Pirate 🏴‍☠️ TBR” about a cursed girl, magically forced to live life as 100 dogs before turning back into a person, only then can she retrieve her treasure!

Mdargusch What an interesting storyline- pirates and teens and fantasy. 1mo
emilyhaldi Wowza!!!😱 1mo
Reviewsbylola That sounds horrible—to live as a dog. 😬 1mo
CrowCAH @Mdargusch @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola I agree such an interesting storyline. 4w
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#AnglophileApril #NeverGoingToGiveYouUp
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

Today is William Shakespeare‘s death date.

The tagged book, about a young adult (soon to be Captain) Jack Sparrow, who‘s read Shakespeare, is never going to give up his ship-the Black Pearl!

Read the origin story of how Jack came to captain the Pearl!

Mdargusch 👍🏼. That cover! 💙 1mo
Reviewsbylola Sounds so good! 1mo
CrowCAH @Mdargusch it‘s the Pearl before she became pirate! 1mo
CrowCAH @Reviewsbylola it‘s actually quite a good read; read it twice! 1mo
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Texreader ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
Reviewsbylola Happy Easter! 1mo
Cinfhen Happy Easter💚 1mo
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Mdargusch Awww. I love this! Happy Easter!🐣 1mo
CrowCAH @Texreader @Reviewsbylola @Cinfhen @Mdargusch thanks, it was a glorious Easter Day, with the sun shining and laughs with the family! 😊 1mo
emilyhaldi 💐💝 1mo
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The Horse Whisperer | Nicholas Evans
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#AnglophileApril #CarelessWhisper
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=izGwDsrQ1eQ

Perhaps not a careless whisper, but horse sense and the grieving process can act as whispers of healing.

Cinfhen My SIL hired a SLEEP WHISPERER to get her kids to sleep on a schedule when their kids were 6 months old 🙄 I love my brother & his wife BUT...although her kids did sleep through the night early on😴 1mo
Reviewsbylola Love this pic. 😍 1mo
Reviewsbylola And omg 😂😂😂 @Cinfhen Maybe I should have tried that. 🤔 I‘m sure the sleep whisperer would not have approved of Florence sleeping in our bed until the age of 3. 😂 1mo
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Cinfhen We STILL give them shit over the SLEEP WHISPERER @Reviewsbylola but her oldest who is 10 is a really GOOD sleeper 😂😂😂 1mo
Leftcoastzen Love Breyer horses! 1mo
Mdargusch Love this photo! 🐎 I sure wish there was a sleep whisperer when my kids were little! 1mo
iread2much @Leftcoastzen I have a whole collection from when I was a kid 1mo
CrowCAH @Leftcoastzen I only have a handful of Breyer horses, I have more Grand Champions! 🐎 1mo
CrowCAH @iread2much neat; they‘re very good quality with such detail! 🐴 1mo
iread2much @CrowCAH totally! I‘m hoping one of my nieces will be horse crazy and then she can have them. 😄 1mo
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#AnglophileApril #TakeTheLongWayHome
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zKGOCOAI_2c

Odysseus sure did take the long way home: Scylla and Charybdis, sirens, Circe‘s island and pigs...

Tamra Definitely the scenic route. 1mo
Reviewsbylola Hahahaha, what @tamra said! 1mo
emilyhaldi Like, way too long... 1mo
Mdargusch Cliff notes for the win! 1mo
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#AnglophileApril #DontGoBreakingMyHeart
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z0qW9P-uYfM

This sailer and stowaway miss better not go breaking each other‘s hearts as they masquerade being newlyweds!

Even better, me hearty pirate crew mate @CKBrooke authored this treasure trove of a tale!

Mdargusch Very romantic! 💗 1mo
Reviewsbylola ♥️♥️♥️ 1mo
Cinfhen Cool!!! #WrittenByALitten 🙌🏻💜 1mo
emilyhaldi Very cool!! 1mo
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Hard Day's Knight | Katie MacAlister
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#AnglophileApril #HardDaysNight
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjyj8qnqkYI

A fun romping romance, where the heroine attends a RenFest with her boyfriend and learns to joust!

mariaku21 I swear the cat stole a lot of scenes in this book 😂 1mo
emilyhaldi This cover!! 💞 1mo
Reviewsbylola Hahahaha, perfect! 1mo
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Mdargusch Love it! 1mo
Cinfhen Cute!!!!!! 1mo
CrowCAH @mariaku21 don‘t remember the cat, but the book did have me chuckling in several scenes! 1mo
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#AnglophileApril #SpiceUpYourLife
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9wfpXI5PKlw

Spice up your own life by reading about Jane Austen‘s life and times and the do and don‘t of society.

Reviewsbylola I really enjoyed this book! 1mo
emilyhaldi Oooohh fun!! 1mo
Cinfhen Fun!!!!! 1mo
Mdargusch Stacking! 1mo
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Notre Dame de Paris you live in our hearts and in our songs; may your bells clang once more!

Lcsmcat My English version is this edition! 1mo
ScientistSam Yes, this fire breaks my heart 1mo
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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR2019

Thank you to all who participated in this month‘s Big Library Read!

See ya next time for another selection worthy of discussion.

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#GameOfThrones

Attended a Game of Thrones pre-show bash at a local Michigan By The Bottle winery! I drank a special “Bend the Knee” rose and champagne beverage, filled out a trivia card, and took a pic on the foam/cardboard Iron Throne!

Thank you @TheRiehlDeal for the Stark pendant necklace! 🐺 Winter has come and I‘m ready!

Leftcoastzen Love the necklace, great idea for a party! 1mo
JacqMac That sounds fun! I can‘t wait for it to start. 1mo
CrowCAH @Leftcoastzen thanks! It‘s a great small way to show my support for the franchise. 1mo
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CrowCAH @JacqMac it was a lot of fun! Same here; we‘ve waited a long time. 1mo
TheRiehlDeal @CrowCAH Glad you like the necklace! 😊 Sounds like you had a blast today! 1mo
CrowCAH @TheRiehlDeal yes, thanks, it‘s perfect! 1mo
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I‘ll be watching the new Les Mis book adaptation on PBS tonight! We‘ll see if it will be a pretty close adaptation to the novel or not.

Kimberlone I‘m going to watch this after Game of Thrones tonight! 1mo
Jerdencon Recording it because my hubby will be watching GOT 1mo
CrowCAH @Kimberlone doing the reverse, watching Les Mis and then GoT! 1mo
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CrowCAH @Jerdencon good thinking; I‘ll be watching both tonight. 1mo
hilded I thought it was great, hope you‘ll enjoy it as well 😊 (The show aired earlier in Europe, I saw it some months ago). 1mo
Daisey I‘m planning to watch this tonight too. 1mo
Birdsong28 The UK had this on at Xmas. I recorded all the eps and I have started to watch it, it's good but I missed the songs 📚📖 1mo
tournevis I will never understand Anglophones' obsession with that book. It's far from his best, it's so long in places, the characters are barely two-dimensional... must be the revolution motif. I don't get it. 1mo
CrowCAH @hilded @Birdsong28 awesome, it‘s nice to hear good reviews! I‘ll most likely miss the songs too. 1mo
CrowCAH @Daisey yay! 😊 1mo
CrowCAH @tournevis I agree, Hugo decided to “stop” the story in order to tell us the history of the era; got on my nerves when reading it. It could have been a lot shorter, if Hugo stuck to the story!!! 1mo
tournevis @CrowCAH He was getting paid by the word! That's why the whole Gougeon-Maquard cycle is so dang long. 1mo
CrowCAH @tournevis that explains a lot! 🤦🏼‍♀️ 1mo
tournevis @CrowCAH Oh, and I just saw my HUGE typo. Rougon-Macquart....Oups. 1mo
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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR2019

Question 10: while this is Abu Bakr‘s story, written from his point of view, it is authored by Winnie Yeung. What responsibilities does Winnie have, as an author of creative non-fiction, to honor Bakr‘s voice?

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Untitled | To Be Announced
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Ahoy Littens!

Shiver me timbers I‘ve created a Facebook author page. I‘ll be posting all things pirate 🏴‍☠️ and nautical ⚓️, books I‘ve read and will read, and even giving updates on my creative writing ✍🏻 projects and the journey to publish my novel.

If you have a Facebook, please, feel free to LIKE the page.

Happy pillaging! ☠️⚔️

CKBrooke 🏴‍☠️ ⚔️ ☠️ Yo ho! 1mo
CKBrooke Liked!! 1mo
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CoverToCoverGirl I can‘t find your authors page only your personal Facebook account 🤷‍♀️ 1mo
CoverToCoverGirl Found it! 1mo
CrowCAH @CoverToCoverGirl thank you so much for liking my page, it means a lot to me! 🥰 1mo
CrowCAH @CKBrooke thank ye kindly! 😘 1mo
CrowCAH @jpmcwisemorgan I know, it‘s super exciting! 😁 1mo
DaveGreen7777 Liked! 🙌 1mo
CrowCAH @DaveGreen7777 thank ye very much; I love how my Litsy family supports! ☺️ 1mo
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Train Dreams: A Novella | Denis Johnson
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#AnglophileApril #Dreams
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Yam5uK6e-bQ

Dreaming about a new life out west, where the railroad 🛤 was heading, full of possibilities!

Mdargusch Cool cover! 🖤 1mo
Severnmeadows This looks brilliant! 1mo
CrowCAH @Severnmeadows it‘s a good read, too; and short - can finish in a day. 1mo
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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR2019

Question 9: one of the main reasons this book was written was to build empathy. What parts of Abu Bakr‘s journey connects to a life story of your own?

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Romeo and Juliet (Updated) | William Shakespeare
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#AnglophileApril #RomeoAndJuliet
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8CRu2SWDtRA

One of my fav Shakespeare plays! Watched this in ninth grade when we read the play as a class. Such beautiful music; love it 😍

mjdowens I used to listen to this exact copy of the record over and over when I was a preteen. I apparently was going through my “romantic tragedy” stage😂😂 1mo
Suet624 I was a teenager when I saw this movie in the theatres. Holy Toledo. I fell madly in love with both of them! 😁 1mo
Reviewsbylola I love the record cover. ♥️ 1mo
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Kimberlone The soundtrack and theme song for this movie was apparently a huge hit in the 1960s when the movie was released, and was one of the most popular wedding songs in that era (I recently listened to a podcast about this!). 1mo
emilyhaldi I'm a fan of the movie, personally... Leo 😍 1mo
LeahBergen My absolute FAVOURITE version!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
Cinfhen ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
Mdargusch I loved this movie and the music! 1mo
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Finished this audiobook today; now time to pass it along to another member at Prayer Shawl Ministry.

Crochet 🧶 Knit

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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR19

Question 8: what questions does this book raise about newcomers in a society? Do you think this book will change your impression of the people in your own community?

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Best Served Cold | Joe Abercrombie
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#AnglophileApril #ShesSoCold
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jo34VhfcetU

I went with the word “cold” in the title; hope to read this book someday.

Reviewsbylola Great choice! I like that it‘s a little different. 1mo
Cinfhen Book sounds good and I don‘t usually read fantasy 👍🏻 1mo
Mdargusch Fantasy books seem to have ice queens a lot! 1mo
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emilyhaldi 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
iread2much I really disliked this book, the writing is descent, but the characters are all awful 1mo
CrowCAH @iread2much thanks for the review. 1mo
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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR2019

Question 7: it seems like many countries and communities are dealing with political controversy over welcoming immigrants and refugees into their society. How has this book affected the way you view this issue?

CogsOfEncouragement I do not pretend to know much about the issue. I enjoyed reading this to learn a little. It impressed me that the community the family was settled into was ready to host them kindly. Not only the tutoring for English but there was special food and a place for prayer which I did not anticipate hearing about. (edited) 1mo
CrowCAH @CogsOfEncouragement seems very accommodating. 1mo
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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR2019

Question 6: as Abu Bakr and his family began to settle into their new life in Canada they faced lots of challenges, including many conflicting emotions. What parts of this journey were predictable or surprising to you?

CogsOfEncouragement I was surprised how having more, but smaller bedrooms in their new dwelling influenced the family dynamic so much. 1mo
CrowCAH @CogsOfEncouragement that is interesting. When my family moved into our current house, me and my sisters had our own rooms, two of us didn‘t have to share; I don‘t think it changed our family dynamic. Or maybe it did and we adjusted. 1mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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#AnglophileApril #Creep
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XFkzRNyygfk

My coworker knows where I sit at work, creeper; these lovelies were on my desk this morning. He‘s moving and is downsizing his library, so I got the nautical seafaring books! The teal books are 1926 “current” about England‘s exploration to other lands.

Oh, and he just happened to have a POTC SHIP lithograph; authentic Disney Park print! 🥰

Mdargusch What a great coworker! Lucky you! 1mo
Reviewsbylola Wow, total score! 1mo
emilyhaldi Wow you hit the coworker lotto!!! 1mo
CrowCAH @Mdargusch @Reviewsbylola @emilyhaldi I know isn‘t it amazing?! It pays to get to know your coworkers personally. 1mo
Cinfhen Nice!!! It does pay to be the friendly sort ❤️👍🏻 1mo
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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR2019

Question 5: were you frustrated by any of the decisions that Abu Bakr‘s immediate or extended family made?

CogsOfEncouragement I read this to open my eyes a bit. I was struck by the grandmother‘s refusal to leave a war zone for the US. I was also struck by how certain family members would not contradict her and some chose to follow their own convictions of how to best protect their family no matter what she personally wanted. Good food for thought. 1mo
CrowCAH @CogsOfEncouragement I could see how moving to a new country would be daunting, especially when what is happening in the current one is familiar and known, even if it dangerous. 1mo
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Vampire Academy | Richelle Mead
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#AnglophileApril #TaintedLove
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=L_MfcZNm7ic

Tainted “blood” love; one of my favorite series, which just happens to have good and bad vampires in it!

Reviewsbylola This series is new to me! 🧛‍♀️ 2mo
emilyhaldi 🖤🖤🖤 2mo
Mdargusch Great choice! 🌹 1mo
CrowCAH @Reviewsbylola it‘s great! The characters are round and interesting, they have great internal and external conflict, and there‘s an underlying mystery. I even recommended the offshoot series 1mo
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Homes: A Refugee Story | Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung
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#BigLibraryRead #BLR2019

Question 4: What were/are some of the images from the book that stick in your mind?

CogsOfEncouragement Contrasts of brutality with humanity. (edited) 1mo
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