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Kerrioke

Kerrioke

Joined November 2018

Reading is my happy place
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Song of Sacrifice by Janell Rhiannon
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️ I‘m trying to get through my #Netgalley #eARC backlog this month and started with Last Tango in Cyberspace, a sci-fi centering around drugs, murder, and empathy. Interesting concept, but this book fell flat for me. The writing style made me cringe and the characters were very one-dimensional. Just not my cup of tea 😕

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I finished my #OWLsReadathon2019! And I thoroughly enjoyed all the books I read for it, too! It‘s been a really good reading year, so far 👍🏾

gradcat Yay! Congratulations! 🍾🎈🎊🎉 😁 2mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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#OscarMeyerTurnsFive @Clwojick

Happy birthday to Oscar Meyer from me and two of our three furry dictators, #Felicia and #Marmalade 😸 Thanks for the giveaway!

Clwojick 😱😱😱Marmalade! That is an amazing name. They‘re both beauties! ♥️ 2mo
Kerrioke @Clwojick Thank you! Oscar Meyer is a cutie, too! I have a weak spot for black cats since my first cat ever was an all black beauty ❤️ 2mo
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D‘ya ever read the synopsis for the next book in a series while currently finishing the previous book just to put your mind at ease? I just did because this book is STRESSING ME OUT!! I just want everyone to be okay 😭😂

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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Uuuugh, this books was so good! It was whimsical and touching and so sweet. I got this book forever ago from BotM because the premise sounded intriguing, but I honestly did not expect it to be as good as it was. I thought it would be diverting and keep me interested, but it did that and more! This book had so much heart and I‘m glad I finally read it ❤️ This also ticks off my Herbology OWL for the #OWLsReadathon2019 ✔️

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Penpals | Lana Sundman
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#LitsyLove going out and coming in! Thank you @IndoorDame and @whatsthEStorey ! I‘ll be reading them as I sit outside and enjoy the weather ☺️

whatsthEStorey That arrived quickly! 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I LOVE this book!!! 🌟💫 2mo
Kerrioke @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It is really good, so far! I have a problem with putting down at the end of the night so I can get a decent amount of sleep before work 😂 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Kerrioke she‘s working on another book!! I‘m so excited!! 🙌🏻 2mo
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11/22/63: A Novel | Stephen King
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I just got home and immediately opened up my #funkopopandbookswap box! @Traci1 I absolutely love it! This was so thoughtfully put together! I‘ve been wanting to read this book for forever and Carrie has a special place in my heart because it introduced me to one of my favorite authors. And IT was the second King movie I ever saw, so I love the keychain ❤️🎈 And the card 😍 You nailed it! Thank you so much!

And thank you to @kstadt929 for hosting!

kstadt929 What a great themed box! So glad you loved everything!! 2mo
LokiDokey What a great box. Stephen King FTW! ♥️ 2mo
RvnclawWhovian Love it all!! 11/22/63 is awesome, you‘ll love it 2mo
Traci1 I'm so glad you like it. I am still waiting on one tiny thing I had ordered. But it was coming from Poland and there's no tracking, so I'm beginning to wonder if it'll ever get here. When (if) it does, I'll send it along. 😊 2mo
Kerrioke @Traci1 Wow from Poland! That makes it intriguing 😁 Even if it doesn‘t come, everything you sent was awesome! 2mo
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#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

1. The tagged book plus The Land: Founding and No Exit
2. 🤷🏾‍♀️ It‘s just so sarcastic when used in the right context and if that ain‘t me, lol.
3. 😂🎂😊

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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I loved this book! This is the best thriller I‘ve read in a very long time. And I know it came out forever ago and I‘m slow, but... 🤷🏾‍♀️ This book was fast-paced and interesting and I honestly felt I was going a little crazy right along with Anna. And the twists! They chilled and surprised me and I absolutely loved it. I‘m glad I *finally* read this!

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Spending my evening getting my thrills. This book just hit me with something I did *not* see coming and now I can‘t wait to finish it!

#FridayNightBookClub
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @JoScho

LaraReads Love it when that happens! 📖😲 2mo
JoScho That was a fun read 💙 2mo
Kerrioke @LaraReads Me too! I love when a book can surprise me to the point that I say “WTF!” so loud, my husband becomes concerned 😂😂 2mo
Kerrioke @JoScho I‘m really loving it! I almost finished last night, but sleep dragged me under 😴 2mo
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The Gilded Wolves | Roshani Chokshi
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I‘ve been wanting to read this book! Thanks for hosting a giveaway @GripLitGrl

#GripLitGrlGiveaway

GripLitGrl Thanks for entering💕good luck🍀 2mo
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A Man Called Ove: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Oof, this book hit me right in the feels several times. The story of a cantankerous old man who would just like everyone in his row house neighborhood to follow the damn rules, if you don‘t mind. It is so much deeper than that, though, and I found myself wanting to give Ove a hug several times. And the end! 😭😭😭 I really enjoyed how this book gave you a preconceived notion and then set about shattering it. Definitely recommend!

Kerrioke Also, because of the Cat Annoyance on the cover, this takes care of my CoMC OWL ✔️ #owlsreadathon2019 (edited) 3mo
CoffeeNBooks I love Ove!! This is one of my favorite books! 3mo
UwannaPublishme Ove! 🙌🏻 One of my all-time favorite reads. 3mo
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A Man Called Ove: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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#friyayintro @howjessreads

1. Hmm... probably the 90s. I have a lot of happy memories from that decade.
2. Physical books first, ebooks next.
3. We‘re the same age! Though I‘ll be 37 in Sept 😊
4. Nope! I‘m a military brat who then joined the Reserves *and* married an active duty man, so I‘ve moved a lot, lol. We do live closer to my place of birth than I have in a long time.
5. 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

Megabooks I have lots of happy 90s memories too! 😁👍🏻 3mo
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Got an email for the Thursday Amazon Kindle deals and three of the four DC Icon books were only $1.99! I‘ve been meaning to read these books anyways, so I snagged em.

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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“The sales assistant looks down at the counter in a way that seems to reveal a fiercely yet barely controlled desire to begin clawing his own face.”

As a former retail worker, I remember this feeling all too well 😂😂

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Penpals | Lana Sundman
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 3mo
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Thanks for the tag, @LaraReads 😊
1) I had to go with my favorite HP book since I can‘t take the whole series (tagged)
2) Hagrid ❤️ He‘s awesome and if I were in the HP universe, I would want his job.
3) Oof... I mean most of the ones I would want to drown die in the end anyways, sooo... 🤷🏾‍♀️
4) Hmm. I could really use a broom to fly back to civilization, lol.
5) Whomever hasn‘t done it yet! I‘m super behind 😅😂

#WhatWouldYouDo @DannyHattan

LaraReads Lol! They all die in the end anyway! 🤣🤣 That takes care of that! 👏🏻 3mo
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A Man Called Ove: A Novel | Fredrik Backman
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So I just found out about the #OWLsReadathon2019 last night, but it sounds like fun so I‘m giving it a whirl! I‘m gonna go for the following OWLs to strive to be a Magizoologist:

Care of Magical Creatures (land animal on cover) - A Man Called Ove
Charms (read an adult book) - The Woman in the Window
Herbology (plant on cover) - Beast of Extraordinary Circumstance
Potions (sequel) - The Well of Ascension

This counts as my #AprilTBR, too, lol.

RvnclawWhovian Yay, I‘m glad you decided to join in! 3mo
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Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman
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Well, I read two more books than I did last month! And they were all 4-5 star reads for me, so March shaped up to be a good reading month. My favorite of the month is tagged, but they were all excellent. #MarchReads

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I got my #funkopopandbookswap package! Thank you so much @Traci1 I can‘t wait til April 15th 😆🎁🎉

@kstadt929

kstadt929 Awesome!! Thanks for the update!! 🎉 (edited) 3mo
Traci1 Yay! I'm glad it got there ok. 😁 3mo
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Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman
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Pickpick

This book was so good! I love mythology, though I don‘t know much about Norse myths, so this was right up my alley. The bonus of getting to listen to the author reading this (I never realized Neil Gaiman has such a nice voice...) just made it that much better. It was fun and humorous and just a great read!

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Penpals | Lana Sundman
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I‘m loving all this #LitsyLove! These cards really make my day, especially when the mail usually only consists of bills and junk mail 😂❤️ Thank you and I will be working on replies since I finally got more stamps!

@AmyG @tracey38 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @IndoorDame @whatsthEStorey @aroc

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Wuthering Heights | Emily Brontë
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1) Virgo ♍️ which I seem to fit more and more as I get older
2) Recently actively started trying to lose weight and I‘m down 10lbs! 💪🏾
3) Wuthering Heights. I just... couldn‘t do it. And I hate not finishing books (I made myself finish The Scarlet Letter) but I just could not get into it.
4) Work 😅
5) To anyone who hasn‘t done it yet! I‘m not good at keeping track, lol.

#friyayintro @howjessreads

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Between the World and Me | Ta-Nehisi Coates
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I‘m surrounded by cats as I enjoy my newest read ❤️ #catsoflitsy #Felicia #NelsonKitty #Marmalade

booklahoma You are so lucky! 😻 3mo
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Finished two books recently that were both 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 reads, which is always a good feeling. Both of these books were kind of a punch in the gut. Pet Sematary hurt me because it was just to easy to imagine something horrid happening to my own kids and what I would do to have them back. The tagged book hurt me because it‘s always hard to read about a family that is just so broken. Both were choice, though 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

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My #funkopopandbookswap package is on it‘s way! Should arrive in 3 days 😊 Hopefully my swap pick enjoys it!

@kstadt929

kstadt929 Yay!! 🎉🎉 3mo
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Spinning Silver | Naomi Novik
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Time to catch up for the #BotMBuddyRead! I‘m glad we don‘t have plans til later today so I can just relax and read ❤️📚

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

TheBookHippie Enjoy!!!! ❤️📖 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻 3mo
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Plans were changed, so now I‘m digging into this for #FridayNightBookclub. Can‘t say that I‘m terribly upset!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @JoScho

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻 3mo
JoScho Love that cover 🖤 3mo
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Red Queen | Victoria Aveyard
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What a #LitsyLove-ly way to start the weekend! Thank you @WeeziesBooks @Slajaunie @CoffeeNBooks with a special shout out to @LaraReads for the book! It has been on my TBR foreeeeever and I just never picked it up. Replies will hopefully be going out soon!

LaraReads Yay! I‘m so glad! I really loved this one, hope you do too!! 💕📚 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 3mo
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Norse Mythology | Neil Gaiman
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I‘m doing a Couch to 5K program and fast remembering how much I hate running 😩 But, I do listen to the dulcet tones of Neil Gaiman during my cooldown, so it‘s not all pain and misery, lol.

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Pet Sematary (Library) | Stephen King
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I often have #AwkwardReads in that my cats make it very awkward to read 😂 #Felicia was trying to knock the book out of my hand at this point, lol. #LiteraryLuck #CatsofLitsy

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

vkois88 Awwww so beautiful! 3mo
Kerrioke She‘s my little cuddlebug ❤️ 3mo
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A Million Junes | Emily Henry
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I have so many #BotM books that I need to read 😅 #LiteraryLuck #SpellOutMarch

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

kstadt929 I do too!!! I‘m so bad at reading them lately 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks The bottom two are awesome!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 3mo
Kerrioke @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Circe is the only one in that stack that I have read! I liked it so much that I just picked up Song of Achilles! 3mo
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Kerrioke @kstadt929 Me too! Yet I just keep ordering them, lol. 3mo
kstadt929 @Kerrioke Me too lol But I‘ll read them some day 🤣 3mo
vkois88 Beautiful 😍 3mo
wordzie 😎❤ 3mo
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The Westing Game | Ellen Raskin
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For yesterday‘s #LiteraryLuck prompt, #Games, this is the first book that popped into my head! This is one of my all time favorite books from when I was a kid. I think I‘m overdue for a re-read!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love the cover!! 🤑 3mo
vkois88 Sounds fun 3mo
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Still Alice | Lisa Genova
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I‘ve been wanting to read this book for awhile but other books always seem to bully their way in front. I‘m going to read it, though, because I‘ve heard such good things about it!

#Butterflies #LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

9999 It's amazing. It's heartbreaking. 3mo
Leftcoastzen Yes I agree with @sskk 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I agree with the others!! ❤️ 3mo
vkois88 Now I have to add it to my TBR too lol 3mo
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Pet Sematary (Library) | Stephen King
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I‘m beginning to realize that I probably should have read this book before I had kids of my own that my overactive imagination keeps putting in the place of Gage... I‘m taking forever because I get through a few pages and then my heart needs a break 😭💔

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My only book that had even a partial #GoldSpine and I haven‘t even read it, lol 😂 I really need to get around to finishing this series.

#LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💛 3mo
vkois88 I've heard these are really good, I just never picked them up. I always thought the covers were beautifully illustrated though. 3mo
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Penpals | Lana Sundman
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Got some #LitsyLove in the mail! Thank you @Stacypatrice for the love and the thought provoking question! I‘ll be replying soon ☺️

Stacypatrice ☀️😊💛 3mo
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I read this book the year before last after wanting to read it for what seems like forever. I‘m so glad I eventually picked it up because I really enjoyed reading a book from a different perspective. The main character has autism and it was interesting to see the way he processed things.

#disabilityreads #LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💙💙💙 3mo
vkois88 I need to read this one 3mo
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#RainbowStack is also #BotMTBRStack, lol. I am so far behind when it comes to BotM!

#LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love your photo!!! I am too!! 3mo
vkois88 Pretty! 3mo
Kerrioke Thank you both! 3mo
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My stack of #GreenReads also kinda works for #TurnBackTime. I‘ve read all of these books, save one, and two of my favorite series from the past are represented here!

#LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty photo 💚💚💚 3mo
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Happy #InternationalWomensDay everyone! Maya Angelou was one of my favorite authors. I still love her and it makes me sad to remember she‘s gone 😔

#LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 4mo
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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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I fell asleep last night before I posted for #LiteraryLuck 😂😅 I did found out, yesterday, that Bram Stoker was from #Ireland and Dracula was one of the first horror books I ever read.

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💚🍀💚 4mo
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The main character in this series is named September which is A) a pretty great month, if I say so myself (😆) and B) a good candidate for #UniqueCharacterNames. Pretty cute book, too 👍🏾

#LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

vkois88 This looks cute! 4mo
Kerrioke It really was! I‘ve only read the first book in the series, but I will be continuing it once I trim my TBR down a bit 😅 4mo
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When it comes to #BestBookFriendship, I gotta go with one of my all time favorite series. Harry, Ron, and Hermione will always hold a special place in my heart ❤️

#LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve never watched or read Harry Potter 🤷🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️ 4mo
Kerrioke @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I kind of accidentally fell into it, lol. They weren‘t even on my radar and then a friend took me to see the first movie. I liked it so much that I figured to book had to be a million times better! And the rest is history 📚😁 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Kerrioke I hear it‘s awesome!! I tried the first book, but couldn‘t get into it! I‘m usually in the minority 🤷🏼‍♀️ 4mo
Kerrioke I have a couple of friends who feel the same way! It‘s not everyone‘s cup of tea 🤷🏾‍♀️ 4mo
vkois88 Yes! I used the Golden Trio for my pick as well ☇ 4mo
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Pet Sematary (Library) | Stephen King
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Have a stack of Kings for today‘s #LiteraryLuck prompt, #Royalty. One of my favorite authors!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😱😱😱 4mo
vkois88 I've only read one or two of his books 4mo
Kerrioke @vkois88 I haven‘t read that entire stack yet and my favorite King book isn‘t there, but I really enjoy his style and I‘m always up for a good scare 👻 4mo
vkois88 I think the size of most his books intimidate me... that's a lot of horror for a big chicken like me 😂😂😁 4mo
Kerrioke Lol, they‘re intimidating to me, too, and I like horror! I‘m usually working on one of the bigger ones while reading several, smaller books 😂 4mo
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Penpals | Lana Sundman
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1) Playing video games, learning to draw, and board games.
2) Fantasy, thrillers, mystery, horror, sci-fi, and I‘ve recently gotten into historical fiction.
3) 3 spoiled cats: Felicia, Nelson, and Marmalade.
4) I believe everything currently on there is unowned. It‘s a WIP.
5) Mostly nerdy stuff: books, Magic cards, figurines.
6) I‘ve never done this before and I‘m so excited to get to know ya‘ll!

#LitsyLove @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💚💚💚 4mo
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Cuddle time with my littlest munchkin. Time to read a book or two of his choosing ❤️📚

#SelfieSunday #LiteraryLuck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Fun times!! 💙💙 4mo
vkois88 Awww sweet boy and beautiful mama ❤❤ 4mo
Kerrioke Thanks, ya‘ll! ❤️🤗 4mo
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#LiteraryLuck #LessonsFromDrSeuss

I tagged my favorite Dr. Seuss book and this is one of my favorite quotes ❤️

@vkois88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love this one!! 4mo
vkois88 This one is great 4mo
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Spinning Silver | Naomi Novik
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Getting my car serviced, so I figured it was a good time to start the #BotmBuddyRead 📚 I‘m excited to join in!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! Can‘t wait!! ❤️ 4mo
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Pet Sematary (Library) | Stephen King
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All my bookshelves have a mixture of read and TBR books, so have a picture of the books I‘m planning on reading as my #MarchReads. They reside on my night stand with my stuffed sloth ❤️

#TBRShelfie #LiteraryLuck
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks We are reading Spinning Silver for our #BotmBuddyRead !! We are discussing chapters 1-7 tomorrow if you want to join us!!! 4mo
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