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HOTPock3tt

Joined January 2018

Wife 💍 Nurse 👩🏽‍⚕️ Ravenclaw 💙 Pride&Prejudice fandom 🙃 Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/83196940-kenya
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The Testaments: A Novel by Margaret Atwood
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Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
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The Handmaid's Tale | MARGARET. ATWOOD
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Seems like I‘m only tempted to watch TV if it‘s based on a book I‘ve read 😂 this show is ok so far.... but I‘m on season 1 and they are cruising along with the story. I can‘t see how they‘re going to get 3 seasons worth out of the content 😶 Anyone else watching? Is it worth it to keep going?

Birdsong28 Yes keep going I have seen all 3 seasons and it does make good viewing 7h
HOTPock3tt @Birdsong28 Thanks for the feedback!! 😃 I am notoriously impatient with TV lol 🤣 and wanted to make sure it was worth it 7h
Lovesbooks87 Yes! It gets better or at least I think it does! 😀 6h
HOTPock3tt @Lovesbooks87 Glad to hear that 🤗. I‘m a little curious because they are already in the middle of the book content and I‘m almost finished with season 1 😂 6h
Lovesbooks87 @HOTPock3tt the book is only season one. They just continue the story in the other two seasons! 6h
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A Conjuring of Light | V. E. Schwab
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📚 Tagged. You know how it relates to the picture, if you‘ve read it 🤗No spoilers lol 😂
🎥 Hocus Pocus
🎵 Disturbia- Rihanna
#ManicMonday @JoScho

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great song choice 💃🎼🎤 6h
HOTPock3tt @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks!! ♥️it‘s one of my fave Rihanna songs!! 💃🏾 🎵 😃 (edited) 6h
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Excellent movie choice! 2h
HOTPock3tt @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Me too!! ♥️ @chaoticgoodhufflepuff Thank you!! 😃♥️ (edited) 1h
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Meaty: Essays | Samantha Irby
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Between a pick/so so. I adore this author and her 2nd book, but I didn‘t love this one 😕 It DID have her trade mark style... but I listened on audiobook and there was way too much cursing. I‘m light years away from being prudish so the average person might have a REALLY hard time 🙁 plus WAY too many recipes and listing of ingredients etc. Thankfully there were still relatable topics about relationships and her all-star cat ♥️
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5

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The Handmaid's Tale | MARGARET. ATWOOD
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Once in a while a book comes along that reminds you of exactly WHY you read in the first place: This was one of those books for me. It was so thought provoking, it make me evaluate my thinking on so many subjects. It was unique and shocking... yet scary and brilliant I simply could NOT put it down. Cant wait to read more books from this Author!
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5
This was a suggestion from my #BookSister @sprainedbrain Thank you SO much! ♥️♥️

HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain I can‘t believe how much I loved this book. I recently started a new job (well... a new area of nursing for me: Kidney/dialysis) and I was fighting to squeeze in time to read this book! I fell in love with the characters! Especially Offred, Moira, nick and ofglen. The way Atwood writes, she is a genius! 😍 (edited) 1d
sprainedbrain I‘m so glad you loved it! She really is a brilliant writer. I‘ve been slowly working my way through her novels over the last few years and I‘ve loved every one. ❤️ 1d
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Have you read the blind assassin? I might try that one next 🤔 1d
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt yes! It‘s very good. 1d
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I stopped by this cool little book store in Ann Arbor, Michigan. They had a great selection + collectors editions. They also had lots of Harry Potter stuff, and I got the above Jane Austen bumper sticker 😎🙃♥️
@CrowCAH Have you been here?

CrowCAH No, I have not been there. Perhaps a road trip day will need to be planned! 1w
HOTPock3tt @CrowCAH It took about an hour to get here 😅 but I was in the area anyway. It was surprisingly awesome!! ☺️ 1w
JulietBooks I wonder what the requirements are to get on the honor roll at Hogwarts? 1w
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PathfinderNicole Oooh I‘m only an hour and a half away from Ann Arbor. I might have to take a day to head down!! 1w
JamieArc I‘ve been there! Did you stop in to Literati too??? 1w
SW-T Dawn Treader! I loved the CS Lewis series 😊 1w
HOTPock3tt @JamieArc No I didn‘t! 😱I had never heard of it!! I‘m glad to have another book store to visit the next time I‘m in the area!! 😎 1d
HOTPock3tt @JulietBooks Maybe pronouncing LevioSAAA correctly! 🤣lol @PathfinderNicole It was definitely a good time ☺️ @SW-T Wow thanks for letting me know! I hadn‘t heard of it before! 1d
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The Wedding Date | Jasmine Guillory
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? Tagged
? She‘s All That
? Freakum Dress - Beyoncé

#ManicMonday @JoScho

JoScho How did I not think of Freakum Dress?!?? 3w
HOTPock3tt @JoScho Girl! Every time I hear that song I want to dance!! 😆 💃🏾 3w
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A Discovery of Witches | Deborah E. Harkness
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#7days7covers #covercrush Day 7
Post a favorite cover for 7 days. No explanations.
Tagging anyone who is wants to join.

Dragon 🖤 3w
sprainedbrain Speaking of adaptations... I have the show for this book series on my list. Do you like it so far? 3w
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Actually I LOVE it!! 😃♥️ which is shocking!! I‘m pretty sure it‘s the only recent adaptation I‘ve managed to watch the whole season of! The 2 MC‘s have a lot of chemistry and we got to see some really sexy Diana/Matthew scenes that were alluded to behind the scenes in the book! 🔥 my only gripe with the show is Diana isn‘t as ‘high ranking‘ of a professor as she is in the book... and that was a major appeal of the book with me 🤔 (edited) 3w
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Also, another complaint about the show: “The House” was one of my fave characters in the book♥️ but it‘s not as ‘active‘ and crazy as it was in the books!! There were some ‘the house‘ moments, but it was a major thing I was looking forward to in the tv adaptation and they kind of dropped the ball on that 😕 3w
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt ok, sounds like I definitely need to check this out! Thank you❤️ 3w
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Seven Novels | Jane Austen
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#7covers7days #covercrush Day 6
Post a favorite cover every day for 7 days no explanations.
Tagging anyone who wants to join ☺️

Laughterhp That‘s gorgeous! 😍 3w
HOTPock3tt @Laughterhp Thank you! 🤗♥️ 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty!!! 3w
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HOTPock3tt @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks Misty! ♥️🤗 (edited) 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @HOTPock3tt you‘re welcome 💕 3w
CoffeeCatsBooks Lovely! I feel like there could be a challenge just for Austen covers. 3w
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This is hard to rate... at times I couldn‘t put it down, but there were 2 really long slow parts (over 100 pages each) which were very difficult to get thru. I‘m kind of obsessed with the Tudors, but if you‘re not: this may be trying for you 😕 Despite this book being fiction, I did learn some things, but I think Alison Weir‘s style may not be for me. Not sure when/if I will continue with the series... 🤔
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 1/2 out of 5

Bowietrek Don‘t give up, there are some good things to come. The Anne of Cleves title is fascinating. The backstory Weir created for her is extensive and intriguing. 4w
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Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen
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#7covers7days #covercrush Day 5
Post a favorite book cover every day for 7 days. No explanations.
Tagging anyone who wants to join in!

Wife Good one!😍 4w
HOTPock3tt @Wife My fave! And it got me into collecting different covers of this book! Thanks for the perfect gift! ♥️🤗 4w
AnneCecilie 😍😍😍 4w
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Jane Eyre | Charlotte Bront
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#7covers7days #covercrush Day 4
Post a favorite cover every day for 7 days. No explanations
Tagging anyone who wants to play 🤗

batsy I haven't seen that cover before! It's a good one. 4w
TheBookHippie ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 4w
HOTPock3tt @batsy I hadn‘t seen it before a few days ago either, I wish I owned it!! ♥️ @Wife @sprainedbrain have you guys seen this particular cover? @TheBookHippie Thanks! ♥️☺️ 4w
sprainedbrain I had not seen that one! Lovely😍 4w
Wife That‘s a new one to me. It‘s lovely 🌹 4w
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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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#7covers7days #covercrush Day 3
Post a favorite cover every day for 7 days. No explanations.
Tagging whoever wants to play ☺️

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The Shining | Stephen King
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📚 Tagged
🎥 The Game- starring Michael Douglas (a GReAT movie!! ♥️)
🎵 send in the clowns
#manicmonday @JoScho

JoScho That is a great movie. Thanks for playing Kenya 🤡💙 1mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho No prob! 🤗 1mo
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A Court of Mist and Fury | Sarah J. Maas
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Feysand ♥️... this is how I picture their relationship timeline🤗 Pics are from Pinterest.

sprainedbrain There is so much awesome fan art for these characters. ❤️ 1mo
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The Wicked King | Holly Black
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#7covers7days #covercrush Day 2

Tagging @Wife do you want to join?

Dragon Cool cover ! 🐉 1mo
HOTPock3tt @Dragon Thanks! 🤗♥️ 1mo
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Reader, if you know me at all...then you know I have very little interest in non-fiction 😆 (unless it‘s Tudor related) but this BOOK got all the stars!! Not only was it downright HILARIOUS, it was so down to earth and relatable (especially if you grew up poor, but even if you didn‘t) she also tackled some serious personal issues that I was not expecting in such an approachable way. Consider me on board for anything this lady writes!😃♥️🎉

HOTPock3tt Tagging Jody Scho @JoScho and Vickie @Wife because their rave reviews of this book encouraged me to FINALLY pick it up!! 😁 (edited) 1mo
HOTPock3tt Hooray for the LGBTQ positivity In this book!!!! I was rooting for her and her wife all the way!!! ♥️♥️♥️ 🌈 #Pride 1mo
mcipher I meant to read this on the plane this summer and I didn‘t. But it‘s waiting for me... 1mo
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AlaMich Irby is awesome! There is literally nothing that is too personal for her to write about. 1mo
Wife I read it and then I immediately read it again. So good! 🌹 1mo
JoScho Yay! So glad you loved it too! 1mo
HOTPock3tt @mcipher I hope you love it like I did! 🤗 @AlaMich So true! No I‘m going to have to hunt down her other book 😎 lol @Wife Oh I wanted to as well! To see what I missed at the beginning 🤔 @JoScho I really did!! cant wait to read more by her! 🤗 1mo
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A Court of Mist and Fury | Sarah J. Maas
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This pic is taped to my bookshelf! Yes I‘m that much of a fangirl 😝😁 #ACourtOfMistAndFury

MaggieM Looks stunning 😍 4w
HOTPock3tt @MaggieM Thanks!!! 🤗 I bought it on Etsy lol 😆 4w
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A Perilous Undertaking | Deanna Raybourn
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#7covers7days #covercrush Day 1
Thanks for the tag! @sprainedbrain
Tagging @Ddzmini

sprainedbrain What a lovely cover! 😍 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Thanks! 🤗 1mo
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Yikes!! 😅 Well I guess this would be considered a short novella... but I just felt like the characters acted in ways opposite to their established personalities. The storyline was also quite boring: see below ⬇️ the only thing that saved this from being a pan was probably the memory of the previous three books, and the fact that it was nice to visit this world again... even with a boring storyline 😪

sprainedbrain This was a so-so for me too! #booksisters 😂😂😂 1mo
HOTPock3tt They were preparing to celebrate Christmas thru the whole book 😭 so frikin boring. But the main boring thing was having to hear so much about the post war fallout. I just didn‘t care anymore 😣 Plus Nesta-who is clearly in love with Cassian and was going to give up here LIFE for him- sleeping with random dudes and avoiding him. It just didn‘t seem like the outcome of this story. I didn‘t expect it to be smooth but.. not like that 😑 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain OMG!!! 🤣🤣🤣 #BookSisters for real!!! 😃♥️♥️ (edited) 1mo
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While not my favorite in the series, this was still quite stellar 😎 with characters that feel as familiar as friends and excellent world building that feels so natural. Of course, this being the ACOTAR series there were plenty of 🔥scenes 😁. My only complaint was too much of a war vibe at times.
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

sprainedbrain It‘s hard to beat that second book. 😂 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Ain‘t THAT the truth!! 😍♥️🎉 1mo
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A Court of Mist and Fury | Sarah J. Maas
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In a word, WOW!! 😵 What an amazing sequel!! This book took a totally different direction from the first one and built a new world for the MC, but oh what a world it was!! The characters really become as familiar to you as friends, and man! some of the scenes in this book are smoking HOT!! 😍🔥 🔥 🔥 I‘ve read ahead in the series and this is so far the only one I want to re-read!! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5

sprainedbrain Best book of the series, for sure! 😍 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Not to keep gushing about this series but OMg you were so right this book was waay hotter than the first one! 😵Rhys and Fayre at the court of nightmares!! When she sat on his lap! And all the resulting fun after! And Rhys‘ Rakish Charm!!!!! 😍😍 this series is killing me lol! 🤣 I also loved all the new characters Mor, Amren and the whole court of dreams! Such a cool new fam for Feyre and they were so accepting of her ☺️ 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain I agree!! This was the BEST one!! 🤗♥️ 1mo
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt you‘re making me want to reread this book! I love that you love it as much as me. ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain I sure do love it! 😃♥️It has become one of the favorite series!! To me, a series is all about the feel. If it makes you feel like you want to live in the pages and in this particular world with the characters. This series definitely has that!! ♥️ (edited) 1mo
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The Bride Test | Helen Hoang
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📚 Tagged because of the accommodations at times... 🤣
🎥 Baywatch- not sure WHY this came to mind... 😂 the water maybe ?!
🎵 Waterfalls- TLC
#ManicMonday @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing Kenya 🧖🏽‍♀️💙🧖🏽‍♀️ 1mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho No problem Jody!! ♥️ miss you!! 1mo
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This is my RHYSAND moment for the day!! 😍🎉🔥🙌🏽♥️ hell... the whole WEEK!!! 😵 tagging my girl @sprainedbrain
#FeyreandRhysand

sprainedbrain Isn‘t he something? 🤣😍🔥 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Most certainly!! 😎😁 1mo
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OMG this book was:🔥 It became one of my fave reads this entire year. I‘ve read ahead a bit at this point and this is one of those series that you just literally LIVE in while you‘re reading it ♥️ Well written,fun characters and such natural world building that it feels real. Starts slow, but once it warms up it never lets go!! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5

HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain I literally BOUGHT this based on your review alone!! Of course I‘d heard of it, but when you raved about it, I KNEW I would love it!!! #BookSister ♥️ and btw you were soo right, the 2nd book is even HOTTER!! 🔥😍not sure how that‘s even possible! But between Rhys constantly TEASING her, finding out more about his character and the beautiful night court setting, I was in LOVE!!!! (edited) 1mo
sprainedbrain YES!!! I thought I loved Tam, and then omg Rhys. 😍😍😍😍 we are definitely #booksisters 😂 1mo
HOTPock3tt Totally agree!! I loved Tam at first... I thought they were sexy together. I was kind of sad when it looked like they wouldn‘t be together and then RHYS happened!!!! 😱♥️🎉 his whole demeanor is so much sexier and the way he constantly teases her omg!! Not to mention his genuine love for her and all he did to win her.😍 I‘m on the 3rd book now and I almost don‘t want it to end 🤣 (edited) 1mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain quick question... did the whole thing where she ‘became‘ the book of breathings (I think this happened in ACOMAF) remind you of the all souls trilogy? Even though she only merged the books for a second... her becoming the book and earlier becoming one of the most powerful fae around reminded me of it too since Diana was such a powerful witch 🤔 Matthew is NO Rhysand though 🤣 he is too dark and brooding lol 1mo
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt yes, it did put me in mind of All Souls! And I think All Souls came first... but you are absolutely right. There is no comparing Matthew and Rhys. 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 1mo
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📚 ohmyfreakingosh I can‘t wait to read the tagged book!!! 😃
🎥 Legally Blonde
🎵 Hot for teacher
Why oh why does such an inappropriate song have to come to mind first 🤦🏽‍♀️ I‘m just gonna pray I‘m not the only one who picked it lol 🤣
#ManicMonday @JoScho

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Going Offline | Jeremy Keith
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I didn‘t realize it‘s been 3 weeks since I last posted... but I will most likely be offline for another week or so while I get things together. Love and hugs to my Litsy Fam ♥️💚💜♥️

julesG Looking forward to your return 2mo
sprainedbrain Miss you! ❤️ 2mo
HOTPock3tt @julesG Thanks! ♥️I will definitely return ☺️ @sprainedbrain Miss you too!!!!♥️ 2mo
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Jane Eyre | Charlotte Bront
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Reader, I have finally finished this book! 😎🤣 SO MANY.FEELINGS!! ♥️ This was quite an experience! And while it wasn‘t my fave classic I‘ve ever read, I laughed I cried etc. Beautifully written with such an iconic, strong MC that she feels completely real. The author expresses things I‘ve felt in love but could never put into words... which is refreshing and delightfully shocking at the same time ☺️
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️& 1/2 out of 5.

Librarybelle Jane Eyre is such an amazing character! She has quiet strength, and I think that‘s why I really like her. 3mo
Rissa1 I find something new everytime I read it. ❤ 3mo
HOTPock3tt @Librarybelle @Rissa1 She‘s got to be one of the strongest literary characters I‘ve seen 🤔 and the way Charlotte Bronte wrote her character development was brilliant. I understood how her past shaped her and why she was making the choices/decisions she made. 3mo
sprainedbrain I love everything about this review. 🥰. 3mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain Thanks love!!! ☺️♥️♥️♥️ 3mo
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The Wicked King | Holly Black
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📚 tagged book because the male MC has a tail?! 🤷🏽‍♀️
🎥 Wag the Dog
🎵 “Who let the dogs out?”
#ManicMonday @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing Kenya 🐶🖤🐶 3mo
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Jane Eyre | Charlotte Bront
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Attempting to finish #JaneEyre once and for all! 😎

sprainedbrain Gosh I love that book. ❤️ 3mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain It‘s been back and forth for me. Some parts I LOVE and adore so much I don‘t want to put it down! 😍But some parts are so slow I just can‘t wait till I‘m done 😐 I don‘t completely get this conflict I‘m having lol 🤣 3mo
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt I get it, though! 3mo
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Thanks Jody! @JoScho for the tag
1) I‘m in love with French toast! + blueberry pancakes.
2) Friend told me she went to a BAR/restaurant w/ glass tables that ROTATED. She came back from the bathroom (while drunk no less) and couldn‘t find her table!🤦🏽‍♀️
3) No. I usually switch to an audiobook otherwise I get food on my Kindle or the book 😩
4) Tito‘s/Cranberry Flavored! 😋 + Pomegranate flavored!
5) Anyone who wants to
@Eggs #WonderousWednesday

AlaMich Yeah, that rotating table thing sounds like a really bad idea for a bar, for about a dozen reasons!! 😲 3mo
Eggs Thanks for joining in 🤗👏🏻🎈 3mo
JoScho That restaurant sounds awful! 3mo
HOTPock3tt @AlaMich @JoScho I know right!! And apparently it was a very upscale, expensive place! Not sure WHY 😒lol! @Eggs 😎 3mo
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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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Ok Litsy fam... it‘s time to admit that the tagged book has literally ruined me 😟 it‘s given me such a book hangover that I simply CANNOT read anything else!According to my “currently reading” list on goodreads I have started 9 different books recently and have no interest in ANY of them. I only BARELY finished City of Girls on audiobook. The book hangover is so REAL I can‘t manage an interest in any other book! I have no idea what to do! 😶lol!

julesG If it's possible, step away from reading for a few days. Do something different. And when you come back pick a new book, not one of the 9 you're supposed to be currently reading. 3mo
Lovesbooks87 I loved this book too! Maybe take a break for a little bit. I took a break one night this week from reading and felt better in the morning! 3mo
HOTPock3tt Thanks!!! For the advice 😃♥️ @julesG And @lovesbooks87 I probably do just need a break and to switch gears a bit. (edited) 3mo
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julesG @Lovesbooks87 I admit, I bailed on this one. I read it as an ARC and just couldn't get into it. 3mo
sprainedbrain Maybe... read it again? I‘m super helpful, I know! 😂 3mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain I actually considered that!! 😀😆🤣 I thought it might be the only way to ‘get it out of my system!‘ 😂 3mo
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt I totally would. Listen to the audio if you haven‘t already. 😂 3mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain That‘s how I read it the first time!! I listened to it on audiobook and I was seriously LMAO the ENTIRE time!!!! 🤣 to the point where my husband kept looking at me funny! Lol 😂 3mo
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt ok then read it in print this time. Ha! I still have this on hold with the library... it‘s taking forever but I can‘t wait. 3mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain After I listened to the audiobook I actually bought the ebook so I have a print version too. As obsessive as that sounds! 😅🤦🏽‍♀️ I was number 127 on the list at my library 😶 3mo
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City of Girls | Elizabeth Gilbert
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All.The.Feels! 🤗 So much going on: 1940‘s New York, the theatre scene etc.
The Good:
-Character driven w/lots of fun secondary characters
-I seriously want to SEE the play this production puts on!
-Similar to Evelyn Hugo at times
-Ending ties together nicely
The ‘not so‘ good:
-Very SLOW start
-The MC was annoying
-So much talk of dresses + fabrics it‘s overkill at times
-Felt too long for ‘letter to another person‘ format.
Overall ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5

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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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📚 Tagged. Maybe because of the resort 🤔
🎥 Life as a Mermaid
🎵 Havana by Camila Cabello
#ManicMonday
Btw Jody! @JoScho I finally got my confirmation from Brooklyn Public Library today! 🤗♥️ so I‘m all signed up!! I borrowed an ebook on cloud library... but I can‘t figure out how to send it to my Kindle 🤔

HOTPock3tt @JoScho update lol. I‘ve figured out how to send them over to kindle if you download it with overdrive! So that works 😀 Thanks again for telling me about it 🤗 3mo
JoScho Yay! Glad you got it figured out. It is also great for audiobooks. You can listen to them right from the Overdrive app! 3mo
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City of Girls | Elizabeth Gilbert
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I‘m a little late, but Happy belated Independence Day to those Littens celebrating!!!♥️🎉📚 I worked on July 4th so I‘m celebrating and finally got my hands on the tagged Audiobook!!!!!! 🤗 #CityOfGirls

sprainedbrain Happy 6th to you! 😍😃 3mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain 🤣thanks!! You too!! I usually work on July 4th 😕 so I have to celebrate on other days lol! 😂 (edited) 3mo
JoScho You are so cute!! 3mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho Thanks Sweetie!!! ♥️♥️♥️🤗 3mo
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Where my Tudor Dorks at?!!! 🤣 lol! 😎 Ok this isn‘t easy to rate, because it was sooo darn slow in parts and then such a page turner in other parts. I‘ve been kind of obsessed with the Tudors since college, but if you are NOT, I‘m not sure if the pace of this will hold your interest. 😕I see why ppl call Katherine ‘the boring one‘ 😂 anyway I did learn a lot... And I‘m on board for Tudor anything so I will continue the series. ☺️
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5

RavenLovelyReads Tudor geek right here! 🙋🏻‍♀️ Are you watching The Spanish Queen on Starz?? (edited) 3mo
HOTPock3tt @RavenLovelyReads not yet, but my vacation from work started today so I‘m definitely planning to check it out in the next couple days! 🤗 are you liking it so far? 3mo
wordslinger42 I LOVE all things Tudor!!!! This one is on my TBR! 3mo
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Librarybelle I‘m reading this one too! I love everything Tudor...they were such a controversial bunch! 3mo
CouronneDhiver 👋🏽 Me! I‘ve had this one on my TBR for awhile... planning to check it out soon. 3mo
Birdsong28 Love this series. Don't forget to check out the ebooks that accompany each of the books!! 3mo
HOTPock3tt @Birdsong28 I didn‘t even know there WERE ebooks with each book! 😱 thanks for letting me know 🤗 (edited) 3mo
HOTPock3tt @wordslinger42 @Librarybelle @CouronneDhiver It‘s written a lot like a non-fiction book... which is good in some ways for those of us who love the Tudors ☺️ (edited) 3mo
Birdsong28 @HOTPock3tt This is before the book you have just read 3mo
Birdsong28 @HOTPock3tt These are for before the 3rd book the first is the tagged book then The Chateau of Briis 3mo
Birdsong28 @HOTPock3tt These are for before the fourth book the tagged book then The Unhappiest woman in Christendom 3mo
Birdsong28 @HOTPock3tt These are for before the fifth book the tagged book first then The curse of the Hungerfords 3mo
HOTPock3tt @Birdsong28 Omg thanks so much for all the recommendations!!!!!! ♥️🎉🙌🏽 3mo
SaraFair Oh wow I have found my people! Tudor nut here too. Will be watching your feeds- 2mo
HOTPock3tt @SaraFair Thank you! 🤗🎉 the FIRST thing I noticed when I clicked your profile was that you‘re reading a book about Elizabeth 1, so I will definitely be watching yours too! 😎 2mo
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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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My #top6reads of the year so far!!! 😍♥️🎉📚
1) *cough* modern day masterpiece!!!! *cough* 😉
2) brought me into the land of faeries and taught me to love it
3) tugged at my heart so hard
4) the year I finally finished Harry Potter! 2019!
5) so much nostalgia + important messages while still being fun
6) most surprising most intriguing
@Cinfhen

Cinfhen I almost picked up this book today 👉🏾 3mo
Cinfhen Thanks for sharing...love seeing everyone‘s picks 3mo
HOTPock3tt @Cinfhen It was really well written with lots of nostalgia. Important messages while still being very enjoyable. It also brought back lots of memories of so many classic songs ♥️☺️ 3mo
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HOTPock3tt @Cinfhen No prob! I‘m happy to join the party! ♥️🤗🎉 3mo
Cinfhen Damn!! I should have bought it😩 3mo
HOTPock3tt @Cinfhen There‘s still plenty of time!!! 😉 3mo
marleed RW&RB is in my top 10 for sure! 3mo
HOTPock3tt Yay! ♥️🤗 it definitely WAS quite awesome! @marleed 3mo
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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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Seriously... Mind blown!! 🤯 This has become my fave book of the entire year. It was hilarious and kept me laughing non stop for days! 🤣 But even more than that, it had diversity and such positive messages. Very well written + some steamy scenes as well! 🔥 The ending was a bit idealistic, but I couldn‘t even fault that... with such stellar and brilliant execution of the entire story.
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️/5 and well earned ☺️
#LGBTQ 🌈 🇺🇸

HOTPock3tt Can I please play the black girl Zara in the movie?! ♥️ 😃🇺🇸 3mo
sprainedbrain I have been eyeballing this one... you just sold me on it! 😃 3mo
HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain I hope you love it! 🤗♥️ 3mo
jerra Aw yay! It was a witty read!! 3mo
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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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📚 Tagged. Because of ‘Texas boy‘ Alex 😏
🎥 DALLAS!!! ♥️🙌🏽 because of JR and those hats!! 🤣I was obsessed with the reruns when I was younger.
🎵 Save a horse, ride a cowboy 😂 by whoever the heck sings it. Because it‘s always funny when this song comes on.
#ManicMonday @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing Kenya and thanks so much for my sweet card and gift card! Starbucks is my fave and I will treat myself and think of you wonderful lady. 3mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho No prob my dear friend!! ♥️♥️♥️ I‘m so glad you liked it!!! 🤗 Starbucks is my fave as well. And whenever I was waiting in line, I would see that gift card and think about you so I decided to just pick it up one day lol. 😎 3mo
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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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Alex: “It‘s ‘TRASH Turtles‘ all the way down!!” 🤣🤣🤣 Roflmao!!! I‘m never going to finish this Audiobook because I‘m spending so much time rewinding all the HILARIOUS jokes!!! ♥️😂 #LovingIt

JanuarieTimewalker13 I didn‘t get this reference, did you have to read JG‘s book? 4mo
HOTPock3tt @JanuarieTimewalker13 Yeah probably...🤔because the moment Alex is referring to is the moment where you finally understood what the title of JG‘s book actually meant... (edited) 4mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Ohhhhh, ok!! Thanks!! 4mo
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YEESS!!! Even BETTER than the first one!!! 😃 Lots of great background info on Slughorn/Lord Voldemort interaction, The Ministers of Magic, Professor Quirrell and *indirectly* the Battle of Hogwarts! If you‘re a Harry Potter fan, you need this in your life lol 😆
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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A Dangerous Collaboration | Deanna Raybourn
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Can I just say... my happy place! 😍♥️🤗
📚 A Dangerous Collaboration- Deanna Raybourn (because of the island)
🎥 The Talented Mr Ripley
🎵 Summertime- Will Smith

#ManicMonday @JoScho

JoScho Perfect song! Thanks for playing Kenya 💙🏝💙 4mo
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Stiletto: A Novel | Daniel O'Malley
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I randomly bought my first Kindle!!!! ♥️ I love it so far ☺️

Geeklet I hope you love it. You can subscribe to ebook deal emails from Amazon and Bookhub. They‘ll keep you informed on tons of deals that‘ll have you neckdeep in a digital backlog. 4mo
JoScho Yay!! Good for you. I hope you love it! Check BookBub for daily kindle deals. 4mo
HOTPock3tt @Geeklet @JoScho I ADORE it so far!! 😍♥️ I had never heard of bookbub Thanks so much for letting me know!! Now I feel like I just want to get more books/more chances to use it! 😃lol. So I‘m sure I‘ll be checking the sites daily 🤣 I might even try the kindle unlimited 🤔 (edited) 4mo
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HOTPock3tt @JoScho a long time ago you told me something like get a library card in New York for a small fee... and then I‘d have access to many more ebooks... can you tell me more about that? 4mo
JoScho Yes! Brooklyn Public Library offers out of state cards for $50 a year. For me it is worth every penny. Plus you can also get audiobooks. They have a pretty great selection in my opinion. You would use the Overdrive app the download audiobooks and you can send ebooks straight to your kindle from your phone. Let me know if you have anymore questions. 4mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho Thanks soo much for letting me know!!! 😃 I browsed their selection and they are waay better than my public library, we barely have anything at all to download on overdrive. And it looks super convenient to send books straight to Kindle 🤗 definitely going to sign up once I get paid. Thanks again! ♥️♥️♥️ (edited) 4mo
HOTPock3tt @Geeklet @JoScho And omg the kindle is so convenient!! Ever since I got it I only want to read on it and not any other format lol 🤣 4mo
JoScho Exactly! It is my favorite 🖤 4mo
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This was fun for those of us who miss this particular world and it‘s characters. So happy to hear more backstory on one of my faves, Minerva McGonagall!☺️ and there was even a chapter about Sybil Trelawney! 🙌🏽 (wish there was a bit more about her) Overall, I‘d say if you only like Harry Potter in passing you might want to skip this one. But it‘s enjoyable if you‘re a big fan like me. 🤗 Thanks! ♥️ @Eggbeater for telling me how to find these! 😎

JoScho Looks fun! 4mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho It was a lot of fun!! 😎 I‘m definitely going to continue with the series 🤗 4mo
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Behind Her Eyes | Sarah Pinborough
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This is me right now ====> 😱 Can‘t believe the twists and turns in this. I was pleasantly surprised by the ending too and I see why this book gets a lot of Litsy love. Thanks @JoScho for such an awesome gift!!! ☺️

BeckyandBooks It‘s been a while since I read it, but this was a good one! 4mo
JoScho That ending!!! 4mo
HOTPock3tt @BeckyB @JoScho that ending was EVERYTHING I could‘ve hoped for!!! ♥️ it was like invasion of the body snatchers!! Lol 🤣 4mo
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The Lost Sisters | Holly Black
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Short novella from The Cruel Prince saga, set between books 1 & 2. It was nice to have a bit of backstory... too bad it was mainly focused on the most useless character🤣: Taryn. But at least it showed different aspects of her character that were only hinted at before, plus more about Vivi!! 💜🤗🌈 (whom I LOVE!!!) and lots of backstory on Taryn and Judes‘ relationship. Overall ⭐️ ⭐️ 1/2

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1.) RAP 🎵 music!!!! ♥️🙃
2.) Summer
3.) Historical Fiction!!!! 💜 (tagged my current one) and YA.
4.) Hopefully, Coney Island (meaning pita bread!! chicken tenders, tomatoes, pickles etc.) and fries 🤗
@howjessreads #Friyayintro

Crazeedi Your tagged book is on my read very soon list, I want to read the series!! 4mo
HOTPock3tt @Crazeedi Omg it‘s so good!! 🤗 it was a bit slow at first but once it gets started it‘s a page turner!!! She writes her fiction a lot like she writes her non-fiction. So it‘s very enjoyable knowing she just added a bit of story to the real events!! ♥️ (edited) 4mo
Crazeedi @HOTPock3tt I ordered it, will be here tomorrow!! 4mo
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HOTPock3tt @Crazeedi wow!! 😵 I hope you love it like I do!! 🤗♥️ 4mo
PathfinderNicole I loved the book you‘re currently reading! I just finished the third one in that series last week! 4mo
HOTPock3tt @PathfinderNicole omg I really have to catch up!! 😀 I have the 2nd book, but haven‘t bought the 3rd one yet... 4mo
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The Rook: A Novel | Daniel O'Malley
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#AudioBook Well!😵 I‘m wondering exactly what to think! This had a very compelling story with lots of extremely fun characters! Lots of court intrigue too. The villains were a bit corny, So you might want to go for the print version 🤣 and the ending was kind of meh. But overall it was really fun and I‘m looking forward to the tv series! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ /5
Btw, I nominate MYSELF to play the Black girl Shantay: Bishop of the American Checquy! Lol😝♥️

SW-T 🤣🤣🤣 4mo
HOTPock3tt @SW-T 😎 4mo
BookNAround I thoroughly enjoyed this one even though it‘s not my usual kind of read at all. Now I‘m trying to convince myself the sequel won‘t ruin the first one. 4mo
HOTPock3tt @BookNAround Same here! It was my usual type of thing either and I was shocked by how much I liked it. I also had a similar feeling where I am scared to jump into the sequel because I‘m afraid it‘ll mess up the feel of the first one or go in a weird direction with the characters 😅 but I liked this one so much I doubt I‘ll be able to resist a chance to go back into that world 😎 (edited) 4mo
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📚 tagged
🎥 The Skeleton Key
🎵 Alicia Keys - Empire State of mind
#ManicMonday @JoScho

JoScho I almost went with that song! Love it 🔑💜 4mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho Thanks!!! ♥️it‘s my fave song by her 🤗 4mo
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These Witches Don't Burn | Isabel Sterling
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I waited for this book for months and I was pretty disappointed 😕 There are some YA books with mature dialogue that can be read by anyone: this is NOT one of those books 🤨 The extremely juvenile dialogue was cliche and predictable. The romances were adorable!! (It‘s the only thing saving it from being a ‘pan‘) the characters were compelling enough to keep me reading but the ending was so bad I kind of wished I bailed 😶
⭐️ ⭐️ and 1/2 out of 5.

JoScho Oh good to know but disappointing. I have been wanting to read this one. 4mo
HOTPock3tt @JoScho Me too! 😐 I waited for so long. I even entered my first goodreads giveaway (which I didn‘t win) trying to get this book lol 🤣 I was happy with the relationships in the story but that was about it. I wish there was more about witchcraft in it too 😕 (edited) 4mo
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Pride | William Wharton
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#HappyPride Litsy Fam!!! 😃🎉♥️ the flag on the right= Bisexual pride flag 🤗 #LGBTQ #Pride #LoveIsLove

JoScho 🌈🌈🌈 4mo
HOTPock3tt ♥️🌈 ♥️ @JoScho 4mo
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HOTPock3tt @sprainedbrain ♥️🌈♥️🎉YES!!! All the love!!! 🤗 (edited) 4mo
SW-T 🌈 ❤️😊 4mo
HOTPock3tt @SW-T 🌈♥️☺️ 4mo
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