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Debdeb

Debdeb

Joined February 2019

Always judging a book by its cover 😊
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Pickpick

Adored this! So simple and clear but very powerful 🙂 the illustrations can be admired for hours

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Making the most of the last of the summer sun, an audible walk to post some #litsylove ... I‘ve been lax these last few months but hopefully getting back into the swing of things now 🙂

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Getting ready to send my book exchange for #litsylove ... until I realised it probably wouldn‘t take 2 months to get across the world ... don‘t need to rush to get to the post office before it closes now 😂

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I was worried about our international friends!! That‘s why I‘m glad we started early!! 4w
Debdeb @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m going to give it 3 weeks to get there, would rather it be early than late 😊 4w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Debdeb awesome!! 🎉🎊🎉🎊 4w
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Still working my way through all my birthday cards from #litsylove, feeling incredibly loved!! Had to send a special ‘Thank you!‘ to @jenniferw88 for this gorgeous card, I absolutely love it!

readingjedi That is lovely! Love Mole and Ratty. 3mo
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Pickpick

Steamed through this book in a few days which I haven‘t done for a long time! There‘s some pretty tough scenes to read but it all adds to the twisting story seen from different perspectives and time periods ... looking forward to B P Walter‘s next book!!

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Becoming | Michelle Obama
Pickpick

Truly did not want this book to end! So clear and warm, Michelle Obama envelops you into her life and her family. She is open and honest! Loved every minute of listening

UwannaPublishme Love this book...and Michelle! 🙌🏻 3mo
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Becoming | Michelle Obama

I‘m loving listening to the tagged audiobook, can anyone recommend anything similar to listen to after I‘ve finished? - thank you Littens xx

Debdeb @Birdsong28 thank you, just read the beginning of the blurb and loving it already!! 4mo
UwannaPublishme You may also like 3mo
Debdeb Thank you @UwannaPublishme, looks right up my street! 😊 3mo
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Becoming | Michelle Obama
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Another gorgeous #audiowalk today, including an ice cream treat ... 7.3 miles and a few little runs, very proud of myself and loving listening to Becoming!

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I receive a daily email letting me know about discounted & free ebooks for sale ... my library has grown considerably! I‘m guessing most of you are in the know about Bookbub but if not here‘s a link to sign up bookbub.com/referral/10caacbf189da47a ... hope it works in other countries!

DebinHawaii It is responsible for much of my e-book stacks & TBR! 😉 📚📚📚📚😬📚📚📚 4mo
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#audiowalk definitely passed the time more smoothly @Daisey ... and there was a few smirks and giggles I had to hide @julesG 😀😀

julesG 👏👏 4mo
Daisey Glad to hear it! 4mo
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Guards! Guards! | Terry Pratchett
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My first #audiowalk yesterday ... think I‘m converted 😀 another planned for today but running errands so not so pretty surroundings

julesG Errands run more smoothly with a good #audiobook. People might look at you strangely because you burst out laughing in the toiletries aisle while listening to Terry Pratchett though. (happened to me this morning while listening to Nevernight). 4mo
Daisey Walking and diving are my favorite listening times! It makes the time pass so much more smoothly. 4mo
Princess-Kingofkings What a beautiful path to walk! 🌳 4mo
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Amazing to come home from a week with family to so much #LitsyLove!! Thank you!! I‘m a little behind on my replies but I haven‘t forgotten and will hopefully catch up over the weekend xxx happy reading!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 5mo
Crazeedi A week with family always rejuvenates one! ❤ 5mo
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Escaping the family for some quality reading time 🙂 ... and relax

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Much ADO about Nothing | William Shakespeare
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@Kayla.Adriena #SpringHasSprungGiveAway those socks are amazing! 😀

Kayla.Adriena Thanks for entering! 6mo
Debdeb Thank you for hosting @Kayla.Adriena 😊 xx 6mo
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Game of Thrones | George R R Martin
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Well that‘s my Easter weekend sorted! 😀😀😀

rretzler 💕 6mo
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On the Mr Men books ... “The rest leave you hanging in mid-air, wondering what kind of blackmail material Hargreaves had on his editors that they allowed this to pass muster” 😂😂😂

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Next book ... 😊

SW-T I have this one on my TBR list. It sounds so interesting!😊📚 6mo
Debdeb I‘m not far in but it‘s made me laugh a couple times already @SW-T 😀 6mo
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Pickpick

Loved this book!

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I could never make it!! Especially not if I only have a small number of books I‘m allowed to buy!🤣

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Might squeeze in a couple of pages of my new book before I fall asleep ... 😴

Kloves2read I love books on time travel. How ia this book so far? 5mo
Debdeb @Kloves2read I would highly recommend it!! Lots of stories going on, it‘s starts in the 1960s so time travel is a career and partial way of life as the book continues 😊 5mo
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Mehso-so

This was my ‘light-relief‘ book while reading something heavier ... it was a nice read, some irritations but I think that‘s down to my attitude towards love, on the plus side I didn‘t feel like throwing it across the room so the love side of it isn‘t in your face. An easy read for a busy mind 😊

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I always forget about the #readathon and the 24 hours of reading over the weekend until about mid day Saturday so have set myself a reminder for next Friday 😀😀

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Pickpick

I loved this! Not heard of flash stories before and despite their shortness definitely provoked a different perspective and view on the originals. A modern twist as well as some dark outcomes. Will be adding Marie Brennan to be ‘to be read‘ pile to experience more of her work. If you only have a short time to read and would like break from the everyday for a quick respite, I would recommend this fabulous collection!

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A question ... what is the ‘Book Adds‘ about? I thought it was if I was adding a new book but I haven‘t done that and it tells me I have 2 #confusedonsaturday

jenniferw88 It's the number of times people have added to their stacks because of your posts! 6mo
Debdeb Oh!! That makes a lot of sense!!! Thank you 😀 6mo
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Although I bailed, it was mainly due to the subject not being of much interest to me ... I did enjoy what I read and found it really interesting (contradicting myself here) but it was too much and in-depth for me ... if I were an educator then this would‘ve been a great book to expand my views and arguments around standardised testing in schools, as it is it has certainly opened my eyes about the subject ... will consider rereading in future

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Just seen this on Facebook ... it‘s a long shot but does anyone know the book this is referring to? I‘d love to read it as it‘s a concept I‘ve thought of a couple of times ... thank you Littens!

vivastory Sounds like 6mo
SW-T Such an interesting concept! Others often see us very differently than we see ourselves. 🤔 6mo
hjreviews I dont know, but I‘m definitely interested in reading it! 6mo
Debdeb Thank you @vivastory I‘ll give it a read 😀 6mo
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The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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What books have people read that this applies to? I think my most recent one was The Night Circus, I never wanted it to end!

Lauraandherbooks Yes!! I love those kind!!! 6mo
MaGoose The Dagger by Pam Anders. 6mo
Debdeb @MaGoose 💓 📚 6mo
Kloves2read @Debdeb Good In Bed by Jennifer Weiner. I felt like Candice Shaprio was friend/sister. I didn't want the story to end. 5mo
Debdeb I will be adding that to my TBR list @Kloves2read 😊 5mo
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Apparently April is national letter writing month #LitsyLove xx

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🔐✏️❤️ 6mo
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Pickpick

I don‘t normally read short story collections but I really enjoyed these! Just short snippets of someone‘s life, a snap shot of a situation but brilliantly written and very engaging!

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Pickpick

Well that took a while! Definitely glad I persevered though, so much description and detail ... have to admit, I skipped the appendixes but I do plan to go back to them later. Such a huge imagination to create such a full and gorgeous world!

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Lord of the Rings | J R R Tolkein

Taking advantage of being away with work, writing some #LitsyLove letters and will hopefully finish Lord of The Rings later ... Barman thought I was writing Christmas cards! 😲😳

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️ 7mo
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You are all officially a bad influence ... I only popped into the bookshop to buy a book for my mum and came out with 2 for mum & 4 for me as I kept spotting books that people had reviewed positively on Litsy ... my library is going to grow but my bank balance diminish I feel due to this community - which admittedly I am ok with😀

CarolynM I loved Transcription and Milkman❤️ 7mo
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#FridayNightBookClub still working my way through this baby but I‘m enjoying the peace and quiet after a busy couple of weeks ... happy Friday! xx

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Just a little reminder ... 😊

SW-T 😊😊😊 7mo
mellissimo This was the first post I just saw when I opened Litsy after a difficult day. Thank you 😊 7mo
Debdeb Then it has served its purpose @mellissimo 😊 take care of yourself and I hope the sun rises on a better day for you tomorrow xx 7mo
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#3for3kGiveaway Congratulations on reaching 3k @GypsyKat !!! I absolutely loved the night circus so my 3 books would have to be Winnie the Pooh, the book jumper & wintersong xxx

GypsyKat ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
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Feeling the #LitsyLove!! Thank you, it‘s such a gorgeous feeling to come home to some snail mail that isn‘t junk or a bill! Feeling a little guilty tho as I haven‘t had chance to send any yet ... it‘s on my to do list this weekend, I promise! 🌻

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻💌 7mo
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The Sign of Four | Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Pickpick

As the second Sherlock Holmes book I feel Conan Doyle is starting to find his feet now, am definitely looking forward to the next one! Loved how the story is all neatly pulled together at the end when we find out the back story and various parts fall into place but still having the smaller investigatory elements picked out along the way 😊

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A Study in Scarlet | Arthur Conan Doyle
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Well that was so much quicker to get through as an audio book! Sherlock Holmes has been on my tbr list for ages so I‘m happy to have started. I got really confused at part 2 and had to google the plot as I thought maybe I‘d done something wrong when I downloaded the book and it had slipped into a different book ... all made a lot of sense in the end and I quite enjoyed the separation once I realised it was all the same story 😀

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A Study in Scarlet | Arthur Conan Doyle

Taking advantage of a long drive to give an audiobook a go 😊

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Thought this article might be of interest ... reminded me of an essay I read and loved the concept of (tagged book) https://bigthink.com/personal-growth/do-i-own-too-many-books?xrs=RebelMouse_fb&t...

Dragon Buying more books 👍💐😀 7mo
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The Lord of the Rings | J. R. R. Tolkien
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Thank you @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks !!! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks !!! a gorgeous surprise on my doormat after a very meh kind of day 😀

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!! I‘ve had a meh day too!! I hope both of our days are brighter tomorrow 💛😘 7mo
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I very rarely have 2 books on the go at one time but felt I needed something lighter to read after a rough day at work ... hoping it‘s not too slushy tho! Happy Monday evening!

CrowCAH Welcome to the Litsy family!!! 📚 8mo
CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 8mo
Megabooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚👋🏻 8mo
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jpmcwisemorgan Welcome to Litsy! 8mo
tpixie Welcome!!! 🥳📚🥳 8mo
Crazeedi Welcome to Litsy ! You will love it here!🎉🎉 8mo
Samplergal Welcome! Let us know about the book. We need some lighthearted reads here. 8mo
Libby1 Welcome to Litsy! ❤️📚❤️ 8mo
DarcysMom Welcome to Litsy! 🤩 8mo
DebReads4fun Welcome to Litsy! 7mo
jenniferajanes Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚 7mo
Debdeb Thank you everyone! Everyone is so lovely!!! 7mo
kspenmoll Welcome to Litsy!!‘ 7mo
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I am determined to finish this baby, it may take me weeks / months but I‘ll get there 😊

Librarybelle Welcome to Litsy! 8mo
Chelleo Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! 8mo
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Debdeb @Chelleo this is fab! Thank you! 8mo
Debdeb @Librarybelle thank you! 😊 8mo
Debdeb @RaimeyGallant thank you! Loving this app so much! 8mo
rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 8mo
SW-T Welcome to Litsy 😊 8mo
readinginthedark It will be worth it! 8mo
PurpleyPumpkin Welcome to Litsy! I hope you enjoy this great bookish community. 😉👍🏽 8mo
Debdeb @PurpleyPumpkin I do already, got loads more books to read and it‘s very friendly 😊 8mo
Debdeb @readinginthedark thanks! Getting there slowly! Just glad it‘s 3 books in one or I‘ll be down on my target for the year! 8mo
readinginthedark I found The Hobbit slow-going the first time but was able to enjoy my reread on audio a bit more. I think his work needs savoring to an extent. Some authors just have so much packed into a small space! 8mo
Debdeb @readinginthedark I flew through the Hobbit a couple years ago but Lord of the Rings I‘ve restarted a few times and then couldn‘t go near it a few years as I‘d built up a ‘fear‘ (not quite the right word but it‘s early & I can‘t think of another 🙄) of the section I kept getting stuck at. He definitely packs a lot in, it feels like slow going but I‘ve started looking at page numbers and I‘m reading quicker than I thought, it‘s an odd sensation 😂 8mo
readinginthedark I can understand that! There are actually a lot of books I just set aside for several months. 😆 It's a problem, I guess. 8mo
DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚🎉Hope you enjoy it here! 7mo
BookwormAHN And it will be so worth it. Welcome to Litsy 😺 7mo
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