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Spinning Forward | Terri DuLong
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My #bookspin and #doublespin picks for this month.
Christmasy and snow.

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2d
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A Tidy Ending | Joanna Cannon
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My latest #netgalley approval!

melissajayne I need to speak to you about your book swap immediately 3d
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Today‘s #shelfie contains my thriller/fiction, Agatha Christie, and #BOTM overflow piles. Yikes!
Santa, I need some bookshelves for Christmas. 🎅 😹

Bookzombie I love it! It‘s so orderly even without shelves. 4d
Nute Look at that wonderful stack of Agatha Christie novels!🤩 4d
BookwormAHN Love the painting of the horses 💙 4d
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Today‘s #shelfie is my crafty book cart.

kspenmoll Love the brilliant red!!! 5d
Avanders Oooh 🤩🤩 4d
Tera66 This makes me so happy 😊 2d
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This is the only #CyberMonday deal I couldn't resist. I managed to get a few swap gifts (hoping their shipping is fast enough 🤞🤞🤞) as well as a few books for me. #bookoutlethaul

CBee Migrations ♥️♥️♥️♥️ 5d
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Start Spinning | Maggie Casey
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Here is my festive #bookspin list for December.

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 5d
Mskt6891 Love how this looks! What app did you use to create it, if you don't mind me asking? 5d
MaleficentBookDragon @Mskt6891 Thanks. I did it in Photoshop. 5d
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#Insomnia can be productive. Finished the Mesa Tunisian Crochet hat. It just needs a pompon now.
This is my first attempt at Tunisian Crochet.
#audiocrocheting 🧶 🎧
This BBC production of the unabridged book is great.

LeahBergen It turned out great! 5d
wanderinglynn Super cute! Love the colors. 5d
BethM Cute! 5d
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Kimzey Love the hat! 5d
ju.ca.no Looks great👏🏼 5d
Chrissyreadit Nice! It looks great 😍 5d
Bookzombie Cute! 5d
Avanders Love it — so cute!! 5d
TurnerofPages Looks great, and those are some awesome colors!! 4d
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What did you pick this month?

Avanders Same! 😁 6d
Chrissyreadit Same too! 6d
Laughterhp I picked this one too! 6d
JamieArc Same! This one really intrigued me. 6d
sprainedbrain I got that one, too! 6d
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I really need to stop with the #kindledailydeals.
But I just can't.

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My eyes are crossing but ALL MATCHES HAVE BEEN SENT for #jolabokaflodswap
I was eating espresso chocolate bark while I made the matches.
Let the fun begin!

AmyG Thank you! 2w
vivastory Thanks! 2w
wanderinglynn Yay! 🎉 2w
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BarbaraBB Thanks!! 2w
Karkar Thank you! So excited!!!! 2w
Pigpen_Reads Thank you so much!! 2w
LeeRHarry Thanks for organising 😊 2w
Avanders ♥️🎄📖 2w
Branwen Got both of my matches! Thank you so much for organizing such a fun event! 🎄📚💕 2w
TheLudicReader Super excited to take part in this event again. Thanks for organizing. 2w
Gissy Yes! 🙌 2w
BiblioLitten Thank you! 💕 2w
LMJenkins Oh I‘m so sad I missed this, @MaleficentBookDragon . 🥺 I logged in a few times and checked your profile to see if you were organizing it but I must‘ve missed it each time. This has been one of my favorite traditions over the last few years. I‘ll keep a closer eye out next holiday season. 1w
MaleficentBookDragon @LMJenkins I just emailed you. 1w
melissajayne My book that I ordered for my swap person hasn‘t arrived from ChaptersIndigo and I paid rush delivery on the item. Both ChaptersIndigo and the delivery company are blaming the weather when the roads outside my door and the highway are perfectly fine. (edited) 1w
Aims42 Hey Michelle 👋🏼 I just wanted to follow up on the email I sent yesterday (my time stamp says 4:20PM) 😃 If your inbox looks anything like mine right now (a complete & utter mess 😆), I totally understand. I just didn‘t want to forget to check in on my question. Thank you!! 7d
MaleficentBookDragon @Aims42 I just emailed you. Sorry it took me so long. 7d
Aims42 @MaleficentBookDragon No worries! I got your email. Thank you SO MUCH!!! 💚❤️💚 7d
Jadams1776 Hello! I signed up for this but haven‘t received a match. 4d
MaleficentBookDragon @Jadams1776 Sorry! I just emailed you your match. I originally sent it to you but misspelled your email address (left off the m at the end). 🤦🏼‍♀️ 4d
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Secret Santa | Andrew Shaffer
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All non continental US matches have been sent for the #jolabokaflodswap.
I hope to have all the US ones sent by Monday. Thank you for you patience.
We have almost 200 participants this year!!!! I'm so happy you all love this swap as much as I do (I signed up for 5 matches).

LeahBergen Yay!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2w
TrishB Got mine 😁😁 2w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego 200! Wow. Thank you for all your hard work. ,❤️📖🍫 2w
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Aims42 Thank you SO MUCH for organizing this awesome swap!! 🤩 2w
MittenGirlPeach I have mine! 2w
Cupcake12 Received my email, thank you for organising x 2w
Gissy I have mine too! 🤗 2w
batsy Thank you! Got mine 🙂 2w
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The #kindledailydeals really got me this week.
The tagged book is FREE today!

BeeMagical I downloaded this one this morning! looks like a hoot! 😂 2w
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Just finished this cowl. I‘m pretty proud of it. I 💜 colorwork. I will wear it every day this winter.

MeganAnn This is gorgeous! ❤️👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2w
Julsmarshall Wow! 2w
Chrissyreadit That‘s amazing 😍😍😍😍 2w
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ravenlee That‘s fabulous! 2w
KristiAhlers I love everything about this! 2w
Kdgordon88 Beautiful! 2w
Soubhiville So beautiful! 2w
BethM This is incredible! 2w
LeahBergen How lovely! 🧡🖤 2w
Bookzombie Beautiful! 2w
BookwormAHN Fantastic 🧡 2w
Deifio Very pretty! 😍😍 2w
julesG 😍😍😍 2w
Catsandbooks Gorgeous!! ✨ 2w
Palimpsest Gorgeous! 2w
Avanders Amazing 🤩🤩 2w
tracey38 It's beautiful, great job! 2w
Tera66 Oh my! I love it, so awesome! 2w
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Happy Christmas Eve | Jackie Ladbury
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LAST CALL to signup for this year's #jolabokaflodswap.

I am closing submissions tonight. We have close to 200 participants!

JamieArc Woohoo! Love this swap! 2w
AmyG Please make sure I am on the list! 2w
Lovesbooks87 Wow! Thanks for putting this swap together! 2w
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kamoorephoto Oh I will fill this out at my appt, thought I‘d missed it! 2w
bibliobard I was starting to get paranoid that I had missed the email telling us matches 😅 glad to know sign ups are still in progress 2w
Sharpeipup I think I signed up 🥴 2w
Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 2w
Teresereading Hope you got some Aussies! 2w
AmyG Thank you SO much for checking! (edited) 2w
Judybskt Shoot!! I was going to do this last night but my son came home from school early and surprised me and I forgot 🤦🏼‍♀️. Can you take one more?! 2w
MaleficentBookDragon @Judybskt can you do it now? I'll open it back up. 2w
Judybskt @MaleficentBookDragon done!! Thank you so much!! 2w
Crazeedi Did you send out matches yet? 2w
melissajayne When are matches sent out? Would like to order things as soon as possible. 2w
PatriciaU @MaleficentBookDragon - I am pretty sure I signed up two (or maybe 4 - eeek!) times because the Google Form response kept going to my trash folder before I figured out what was happening. I can do the multiple entries if you need them for matches, but am happy to do just one - whatever works better for you. Sorry if I messed up the match-making. 2w
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Amazon got me again with today's #KindleDailyDeals.

GondorGirl Thanks for the heads up- the Sayer book has been on my TBR list! 3w
peanutnine Thanks for this! I just bought 3w
Chrissyreadit Can you email me pretty please? Chrissyreadit@gmail.com 3w
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I do love my retro and kitschy cocktail books. I do NOT like to dust. 🧹☺️🥃🥂🍹🧉

marleed What a fun stack! 3w
BookBosomed1 Oooo. This is an impressive collection. What‘s your favorite beginner cocktail book? (edited) 3w
MaleficentBookDragon @BookBosomed1 The Mr Boston isn‘t the most fun, but it has all the basics. It‘s a good reference book. 3w
BookBosomed1 @MaleficentBookDragon thanks! I took a mocktail/cocktail self-paced class last winter but I find that I want a book to reference 3w
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Rebecca | Daphne Dame Du Maurier
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I have been swamped at work, my first paper to write, plus I was down and out for two days from my booster shot.
However…I‘m relaxing tonight #audioknitting this fun cowl.

Blueberry Beautiful knitting and colors. 3w
Centique Amazing knitting you‘re doing! 😍😍 3w
SeaToSkyes That looks beautiful! 😍 3w
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ShelleyBooksie You are so talented! What a gorgeous pattern. 3w
sprainedbrain That is gorgeous! 3w
Smrloomis Oooh, very pretty! 😍😍😍 3w
Avanders Gorgeous! 🤩 And hope you‘re feeling better from that booster! 3w
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Hannah-Beast | Jennifer McMahon
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Loved this short story. Perfect McMahon blend of “real or supernatural?” for Halloween. The narrator for the #Audible version was also very good.
Poor Hannah-Beast.

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Once and Future Witches | Alix E Harrow
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My movie + stop at B&N habit is getting dangerous.

Avanders Sounds amazing tho… 😜 4w
Skeebies05 Oooo, what movie? 4w
MaleficentBookDragon @Skeebies05 today was The Last Night in Soho. I liked it. 4w
MaleficentBookDragon @Avanders it was my “treat yourself” after getting my booster shot. 4w
Tera66 My theater is right by a 2nd and Charles, and I would hit the free bins everytime we went, my bookshelves got full really quickly 😄 4w
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You could say I am a “collector” of #BOTM titles.
I haven‘t read any of these yet.😳

mdm139 I have over 40 BOTM to read. 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon @mdm139 that makes me feel better. 😂 1mo
BookDadGirlDad Start in the middle with Project Hail Mary 1mo
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EvieBee Oooh the possibilities! 1mo
marleed The book atop your stack is then the perfect title! 1mo
JamieArc I just gathered all of my unread BOTM titles a few days ago! I counted 17, and then went to another room and noticed a bunch more older ones on the shelf 😂. I have no shame in loving the presence of books themselves as much as reading! 1mo
JamieArc @EvieBee YES! That‘s why I prefer to have more unread than read books around me - the possibilities! 1mo
EvieBee @JamieArc Same! 1mo
VeganCleopatra The stack is nice and all but what about that horse painting?! I need info. 😏 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon @VeganCleopatra I actually bought that at Hobby Lobby. 4w
Charityann I love the horse painting!😄 3w
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The Collective: A Novel | Alison Gaylin
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My #BOTM picks are unintentionally color coordinated.
Muffins really are just cupcakes without icing. 🧁 🙂

vivastory 🤣 It's true 🧁 1mo
MommyOfTwo Muffins are cupcakes, very true. My muffin recipes have more sugar than some of my cupcake recipes. 1mo
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Murder Most Frothy | Cleo Coyle
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Here are my #bookspin and #doublespin picks for November. I've been trying to finish Capturing the Devil for a really long time, so hopefully I'll do it this month.

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1mo
robinb I‘ve been meaning to start that series. Have you read the previous books? 3w
MaleficentBookDragon @robinb Yes. I really liked the first two, I was a bit disappointed by the third,and just haven‘t gotten around to this one yet. 2w
robinb @MaleficentBookDragon I have the first one and am looking forward to it. 2w
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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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If I read this month's #bookspin or #doublespin I will FINALLY get my first #bookspinbingo of the year.

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Looks great!!! 1mo
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One Christmas Eve | Shannon Stacey
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I know, Halloween is barely in its grave and we are thinking about holiday swaps.

I hope you all enjoyed the #AllHallowsReadSwap.
Now it is time to sign up for the third annual #JolabokaflodSwap.

This is a fun low pressure swap of one book and some chocolate that you open on Christmas Eve so you can spend the night in bed reading a new book and enjoying a sweet treat.

Sign up here until Nov 18th-

Mitch So excited! Thank you ♥️ 1mo
BookwormAHN Done 🧡 1mo
JamieArc Ha! I guess that answers my question! Awesome! 1mo
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julesG 🎉🎉🎉 Thank you! 1mo
Patchshank Yay! Thank you for hosting this again. This is one of my favorite swaps. 1mo
LeahBergen Yes, please!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
Aims42 Yay!!! My favorite swap of the year!!! 🥰🎅🏼🎄🍫📕📗📕📗 1mo
Cupcake12 Excited. Just signed up x 1mo
staci.reads Yay! 🎅🤶🎄 1mo
Jerdencon One of my favs!! Excited! 1mo
iread2much Yay! So excited! Thank you 1mo
DinoMom Yay! Signed up! 1mo
StaceGhost @Aims42 me too! I wasn‘t going to sign up this year but it just wouldn‘t feel like Yuletide without it! 1mo
Aims42 @StaceGhost Agreed!! 🙌🏻 1mo
AmyG Let the season begin! Thank you! 1mo
Bookwormjillk Yay!!!! My very favorite swap! (Also grave, ha!) 1mo
melissajayne Yay!🙌🏻👏🏻 1mo
Mrs_B Yesssss!!!! 1mo
BooksAndYarn Sounds great! 1mo
BooksAndYarn Sounds great! 1mo
Crazeedi I signed up!! 1mo
Avanders Yyaaaaaaassssssss 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 1mo
CarolynM Thank you for organising this again. Signing up now🙂 1mo
alexus_sb I just signed up! So excited!! 1mo
Amandajoy Yay! Love this one! 1mo
Pigpen_Reads Yea! I'm so excited to sign up! 1mo
BennettBookworm Best news ever!! Thank you!! @LiteraryinLawrence 1mo
Lovesbooks87 Thanks so much for putting this together again. This is the one swap I look forward to this time of the year! 1mo
magyklyXdelish Signed up 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗 1mo
Hazel2019 Just signed up! This is my favorite one! 1mo
ReadingEnvy Woot woot just signed up. 1mo
Cathythoughts Thankyou !! Just signed up 1mo
MommyOfTwo Love this one! 1mo
MatchlessMarie In it‘s grave 😂💀 I have never done this one but I just might be tempted 🎄 1mo
BarkingMadRun Yesssssss 1mo
TiminCalifornia Happy to be participating in this! 1mo
wen4blu My favorite swap!!! 1mo
mom2bugnbee @wen4blu Mine as well! 1mo
kaysworld1 My favourite swap o have been waiting so impatiently for you too announce it, I put 2 through but only got a email for 1. Xx 1mo
thewallflower0707 Yeah, this sounds perfect for me!! 1mo
Teresereading Can't wait, fingers crossed gor some Aussies 4w
Sharpeipup I‘ve been waiting for this one! 4w
kellyann28 Thank you for hosting this once again! ❤ 4w
Kshakal When will matches be sent out? 3w
AmyG Can you make sure I signed up for this? Thank you @MaleficentBookDragon 2w
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If you enjoyed the #basicwitchswap then you should sign up for the first ever #wintersolsticeswap hosted by @Chrissyreadit and @sprainedbrain.

Sign ups are open now through November 6th.


JamieArc Are you the one who hosts the Jolabokaflod swap? If so, will that be happening again? 1mo
melissajayne @JamieArc yes she‘s hosting the Jobabokflod swap and it‘s happening again. (edited) 1mo
JamieArc @melissajayne She posted the sign up shortly after I asked. That was the best answer possible 😊. Now to figure out my top most-wanted books! 1mo
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Moon Magic | Rachel Patterson
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My latest knitting 🧶 project goes nicely with my #allhallowsreadswap mug and bookmark from @MsRadioSilence
But now it‘s off to bed. I hope every had a great Halloween!🐈‍⬛🧛🏻‍♂️🧟🧙🏻‍♀️👻😈🎃

Avanders Ooh so cool! 🎃🖤 1mo
Chrissyreadit You are skilled! 😍 1mo
BooksAndYarn Very nice. That orange yarn is fantastic 1mo
SamanthaMarie Wow!! That's amazing!! 1mo
BethM That‘s gorgeous! 1mo
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Thank you @Insightsintobooks for this lovely #basicwitchswap package! I love everything. In fact, I just hung up the owl and make a cup of tea in the mug. I am excited to get into the books you sent. And that bookmark is beautiful. Thank you again!
I 🖤💜🖤💜🖤💜 this swap; thank you @mklong and @sprainedbrain for hosting. This and #creepychristmas by @teebe are my favorites.

mklong What a fun box! Love the owl!! 1mo
Insightsintobooks You're welcome!!! 1mo
kspenmoll What an enjoyable box! 1mo
sprainedbrain Love everything about this! 🖤 1mo
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The Sad Ghost Club | Lize Meddings
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I hate this part of any swap.

So, who got tricked and still has not received their #AllHallowsReadSwap gifts? Let me know and I‘ll make it right.

And anyone who wants to be a Halloween angel email me. Thank you.

AmyG Email sent 1mo
Nessavamusic Happy to help out, I emailed you! 1mo
Avanders I‘m still available if needed! 🙋🏽‍♀️ 1mo
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Hallowe'en Party | Agatha Christie
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Yesterday I did a little reading but spent most of my day #audioknitting and then knitting while watching a Halloween marathon. I made it to 5. It‘s hard to find 6 streaming for free (probably because it was so bad 👻), so I moved on to Rob Zombie‘s versions (again, soooo bad). I‘m about to open my #basicwitchswap 📦.

All Hallows Eve | Penning Michael
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It‘s opening day!!!!!
I‘m am so looking forward to seeing what everyone got, and to snuggle up tonight with my new books and treats.

So, what are your favorite Halloween treats?
I‘m all about the 3 Ps: Pop Rocks, Pocky (chocolate of course), and Peanut Butter Cups (regular Reeses only; I‘m a purist).
#AHRS #AllHallowsReadSwap

AmyG Thank you for posting this. I got confused on which boxes get opened today or tomorrow! And thank you for hosting the swap. Happy Halloween. 🎃 1mo
MatchlessMarie I love the dark versions of Reese‘s, Kit Kat, and Milky Way during Halloween feels more spooky to me 😂 🦇 🐈‍⬛ 🕷 1mo
wanderinglynn I like pocky too. But my 3 fave Halloween treats are the Russell Stover dark chocolate marshmallow pumpkin, Trader Joe‘s pumpkin spice mini pretzels, and candy corn. 1mo
BooksAndYarn Happy Halloween 1mo
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56 Days | Catherine Ryan Howard
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Thank you @MidnightBookGirl for this fantastic #AllHallowsReadSwap package!
Both books are on my wish list (and have now moved up on my TBR) and I appreciate the support of my Pocky habit. 😈
Thank you so much!

MidnightBookGirl Loved doing this swap and I'm also happy to support a Pocky habit! 1mo
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My #cbbc book has returned home after a year away.
Thank you @ElizaMarie for a wonderful round of #coffeebeanbookclub
Your packages were always so fun snd I looked forward to them each month. Thank you!
BTW , the Bob Ross additions have been the BEST. I can‘t wait to make something from this cookbook.

ElizaMarie You are very welcome! I would love to see what you end up creating!!! 1mo
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Hell House | Richard Matheson
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Thank you @MsRadioSilence
You went above and beyond for #AllHallowsReadSwap!
🖤💜🖤💜🖤💜 everything in this package.
I plan on having my coffee (or tea) today in this fabulous moon phase mug.
You can never be too witchy and those socks are the best, I‘m thrilled to have a copy of my favorite ghost story Hell House.
🖤 the pop up haunted houses, bookmarks, and cat magnets. The little hand in the mini palmistry kit is so cool.

Thank you so much.

MsRadioSilence 🧡🖤No thank YOU for organizing this swap!! It‘s been a blast 1mo
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The Collective: A Novel | Alison Gaylin
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I almost skipped this month‘s #BOTM selections. I‘m glad I took the time to read all the descriptions because this thriller sounds good and I really wanted the new Liane Moriarty.
What did you all get?

PathfinderNicole I got How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days mostly because of the title but it also sounds really good! 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I skipped 🤷‍♀️ 1mo
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Hades can‘t understand why I decided to go back to school after all these years either. 😳 (but he does like his crocheted blanket). 🧶
I‘m a bit overwhelmed and I don‘t see as much pleasure reading in my near future.

MaureenMc You can do this! 👍 1mo
shortsarahrose Congrats! I‘m a little over halfway through my MLIS program and, yeah, it can be rough at times and I definitely don‘t do as much pleasure reading as before, but I‘m happy I‘m doing it. 1mo
shortsarahrose Also, I totally have that textbook 1mo
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BookBosomed1 Keep going! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
Reggie Good luck! 1mo
Avanders You got this!! 🦾👩🏼‍🏫♥️ 1mo
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Hidden Salem | Kay Hooper
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I‘m just sitting in the couch trying to decide what to read next, eating some of my favorite Halloween treats - Zachary Sour Pumpkins.

I want to check in with all my #AllHallowsReadSwap participants. Are all packages mailed out? Who hasn‘t gotten theirs yet? I got mine and the ones I sent have been received.
The only sourness I want on that day is from these pumpkins (couldn‘t resist) 🎃. Email me if you have any issues.

AmyG Mine was mailed (I am pretty sure it was recieved) and I recieved mine. 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks These look good! 🧡🎃 1mo
LeahBergen I haven‘t received mine yet. The one I sent was received. 🎃 🎃 1mo
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LeahBergen And now I desperately want some of these Sour Pumpkins. I wonder if I can find them in Canada? 😆 1mo
shortsarahrose I haven‘t received my package yet. The one I sent out has arrived at its destination. 1mo
Chrissyreadit I have mine and I‘m pretty sure mine was received 1mo
BooksAndYarn Mine has been sent but I didn't receive one yet 1mo
BookwormAHN I have mine and so does my match 👻 1mo
Yuki_Onna The pumpkins look delicious! Why don't we have them in Germany???🎃
Regarding the swap - I have received mine (😆) and the one I sent was received yesterday!
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BookBosomed1 My package was rec‘vd and I received my swap. 1mo
DinoMom Received mine today , but looks like my match hasn‘t gotten theirs yet but tracking says it will be there by friday 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻 1mo
LeahBergen And mine arrived today! Thanks, @DinoMom ! 👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
BarkingMadRun I have not received mine. Mine was mailed and I‘m pretty sure it was received 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon @BarkingMadRun I‘ll check on it today. 1mo
BarkingMadRun It arrived today! Total surprise because the USPS app said no packages today 😍 1mo
OndinetheSea I haven't received mine yet, the one I sent says it was delivered 1mo
BooksAndYarn I haven't received mine yet but the one I sent was received 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon @BooksAndYarn yours seems to be stuck in transit. I‘m getting the tracking info for you. 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon @OndinetheSea I reached out to see if we can get tracking from your sender. 1mo
BooksAndYarn @MaleficentBookDragon I thought that was the case. Thank you 1mo
4thhouseontheleft I sent out my box, and received one. 🙌🏽🎃 1mo
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I have not read a good scary story this month. I hope this one changes that.
Harpy doesn‘t think so. She‘s only scared that I will run out of soft food.

LitStephanie Harpy has her priorities straight. 1mo
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What do you do after you see Halloween Kills? You go to the B&N across the parking lot of course.

Reggie Did you like the movie? I think he was trying to say something about mob mentality which just made me root for Michael to kill some of those people. 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon @Reggie I was very disappointed. It didn‘t really have a plot. It seemed like a transition to the final movie. I saw no point in bringing the original movie characters back only to kill them. It underwhelmed me until the end. I loved Karen after about halfway through, so the end was a gut punch. I was hoping she was the new bad ass Laurie. (edited) 1mo
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Rules of Magic | Alice Hoffman
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My latest sewing project is a witchy #booksleeve with ghosts haunting the inside.

BookwormAHN Cute 👻 1mo
GondorGirl I love your fabric choices! 🥰 1mo
Gissy Beautiful books sleeves!😱 ❤️ ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
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MaleficentBookDragon @GondorGirl Thanks. I bought some sharks fabric for myself to make next. (edited) 1mo
TheSpineView 🖤🖤🖤 Especially that you used a different material for the lining 1mo
tracey38 Nice one! 1mo
Avanders Beautiful! 👏🏽👏🏽 1mo
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I wanted to love this book. I really did. It had a great premise. But I didn‘t like the vague writing, all the characters were super annoying and one dimensional, and the end fell flat for me.
Hades didn‘t care for it either. 🐈‍⬛
Thank you to #netgalley for a copy of this novella in exchange for an honest review.

RaeLovesToRead Awww Hades 🥰 1mo
ladym30 What a beautiful face!❤️ 1mo
JamieArc Awww Hades reminds me of a black Maine Coon Cat I had named MacGuyver. He was the best cat ever. 🐱❤️ 1mo
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Leftcoastzen 😻beautiful 1mo
suvata Thank you for showing a picture of Hades rather than the cover of the book. The book cover really creeps me out. 😱 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon @suvata I agree. The book cover made me expect a truly horrifying book. Not so much. 1mo
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Start Spinning | Maggie Casey
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Sorry I've been MIA. Two of my three person staff had quit and I was training their replacements. Plus, I started a second graduate class this week. I've been a bit overwhelmed.
As a mental break I made my November #Bookspin collage. I think it's a nice mix of cozy and thrilling. 😊
I reserve the right to change some books out depending on my Halloween swaps at the end of the month.

Chrissyreadit Oh !! That is busy! Love your collage! 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Hopefully life calms down soon!! 1mo
Avanders Wow!! You have a lot on your plate … hope you find some real down time this coming week! 🙏🏽🙏🏽♥️ 1mo
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And the Winner is | Mitch Albom
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Hades has spoken. 🐈‍⬛
I very scientifically put the three books in a circle on the floor. I then placed treats on the bottom of the books near the center of the circle and called the cats. Hades ate the treat on Winter at Death‘s Hotel first so we will be reading that for #round13 #GroupW of #LMPBC
Are you three okay with that?
PS -does this make me the crazy 🐈‍⬛ lady now? 😹

carlthecattt Can‘t wait! 2mo
shortsarahrose I had a friend who had their cat choose their college in a similar manner 😆 so you could be more crazy! 🐈 2mo
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mklong LOL works for me! If it makes you feel less crazy, I‘ll let Sandy 🐕 make the final choice for mine 2mo
Avanders Woot!! 😸😁 I asked Mark to pick mine…. And he surprised me with his pick! @carlthecattt @mklong @MaleficentBookDragon 2mo
hissingpotatoes Absolutely love your cat's name! 😸 ❤️ 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon OKAY, I was skimming the book and I don't think snow/winter plays a big part of the story. So, we can keep it, or go with the second treat Hades ate. @Avanders @mklong @carlthecattt (edited) 2mo
Avanders Hmm 🤔 totes up to you guys 😁 (or Hades, as the case may be 😜😘) 2mo
BethM That is the best selection process ever 😂 2mo
Crazeedi I love this process!! 1mo
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Here are my top 5 choices up for your review in #round13 #LMPBC #GroupW
Let me know what you think. I‘m thrilled to read any of these (maybe all of them this winter).
I threw The Shining in because I‘ve never read it. It scared me as a kid and I only made it through the first few chapters.

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Avanders Oooh all look great — I also haven‘t yet read The Shining (though of course I‘ve seen it a bunch of times). My top pick would probably be Winter at Death‘s Hotel.. but again, all look great!! 2mo
carlthecattt 5 Total Strangers or Unwanted Guest would be my 2 choices, but they all sound good! 2mo
mklong They all sound great to me too. I have also never read The Shining and have always wanted to 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon I eliminated 5 Total Strangers and Dark Matter. Which of the three left would you vote for? @mklong @avanders @carlthecattt I want to read all three so if there is a tie I can break it. 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon I eliminated 5 Total Strangers and Dark Matter. Which of the three left would you vote for? @mklong @avanders @carlthecattt I want to read all three so if there is a tie I can break it. 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon I eliminated 5 Total Strangers and Dark Matter. Which of the three left would you vote for? @mklong @avanders @carlthecattt I want to read all three so if there is a tie I can break it. 2mo
carlthecattt I would love to read An Unwanted Guest. 2mo
Avanders I‘d be super happy with any of those 3, but I still vote for Winter at Death‘s Hotel ☺️ 2mo
mklong LOL, I still vote The Shining! Totally unhelpful I know 😂 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon That's one vote each and I want to read all three! 😂
Okay, if there are no strong objections, I will pick one out of a hat (or have the #manpanion choose one). @carlthecattt @avanders @mklong
Avanders Great plan! 😁 2mo
mklong Works for me! 2mo
carlthecattt Sounds good to me! 2mo
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We have our 4th for #Round13 #LMPBC #GroupW
Horror, mystery or thriller set in the winter.

I'm excited for this round.

mklong LOL, love the pic!! 2mo
Avanders Amazing - I looooved the Craft when I was… younger? 😜 (edited) 2mo
carlthecattt So excited! Perfect picture 2mo
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The Winter People: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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We need one more person for #GroupW #Round13 of the #LMPBC.
We are reading winter based books in horror, mystery, or thriller.

Here are the 4 I'm putting up to the group for review. @mklong @avanders

Litsy Markup Postal Book Club (Round 013)“ page for Group W https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080444aead2ca0ff2-litsy13


Gissy Let me know if you still the person. I can sign up but I don‘t know if you have someone already. I love thrillers and some horrors (edited) 2mo
carlthecattt Just signed up for the spot :) I haven‘t read any of these, they all look great! 2mo
mklong I haven‘t read any of these either and would be happy with any of them 😊 2mo
Avanders Sweet!! Ditto 👆🏽👆🏽 2mo
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The Winter People: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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Since I am such a mood reader, every round I say that I‘m not signing up for the next #LMPBC.
Every time I cannot resist; especially when #GroupW is available. Who‘s interested in a winter set/themed mystery, horror, or thriller for #round13?

I just signed up on the “Litsy Markup Postal Book Club (Round 013)“ page for Group W https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080444aead2ca0ff2-litsy13

bibliobard Right?! Once I put off signing up and had to sit out around and it really bummed me out. So I learned my lesson I am at least going to control myself and only do one group this time though. 2mo
Chrissyreadit I‘m always interested in so many- like yours- and @BethM I love seasonal- but find I struggle to keep up when I sign up for more then one. The pain is real!!! 2mo
BethM @Chrissyreadit same! More than one is too much for me! 2mo
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mklong That sounds like fun! I‘m in. 2mo
Avanders I‘m going to do it this round 😁 (been trying to avoid overcommitment, but I think I can handle 1 of these, this time 😜) 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon @Avanders YAY!!!!!!!!!!!! 2mo
Avanders 💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽 2mo
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Aaron's Books | Lititz, PA (Bookstore)
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I‘m in town for tomorrow‘s Chocolate Walk and decided to hit the local bookstore a day early. This impulse buy looks very interesting.

Biohaz74 Be interested to see how it is 2mo
MidnightBookGirl We're reading this for one of the book clubs I run for the bookstore this month! Enjoying it so far! 2mo
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The Invited: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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I‘m slowly getting better at making book sleeves. I just finished this fun retro one with sleepy owls inside. It‘s for a friend of mine that loves anything retro and colorful. Not perfect , but I‘m happy with it.
I almost have the measurements right. I need to add another half inch to the height. AND learn to cut straight. 😕

KateReadsYA I think it looks great. :) 2mo
TheSpineView Cute! 🧡 book sleeves 2mo
Avanders Adorable! ☺️ 2mo
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Hooked on Murder | Betty Hechtman
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I received the last #cbbc book of this round. Thank you @ElizaMarie for the fun package! I‘m excited to try the hot cocoa bomb!☕️🍫 YayBob Ross! I ❤️ him. I think that yarn will make a cozy hat or mittens.
I also got my #basicwitchswap box too. Now the agonizing wait begins…🧙🏻‍♀️

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Audibly Speaking | Barbara H Judd
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My mom has nine #audible credits she wants to get rid of and give to me. I need some recommendations for #audiobooks.
Generally I do not like to listen to fiction but there are a few exception like World War Z, YOU, and Rolling in the Deep. I often listen to autobiographies, inspiration, self help, and other non fiction.
What do you all think I should get? I‘m open to almost anything.

BookwormAHN Two of my recent audible favs were Under The Whispering Door and Empire of the Vampire. 2mo
shortsarahrose I listened on overdrive, so I don‘t know if it is available on audible, but I though this was fascinating nonfiction 2mo
TiredLibrarian This is a short book or extended essay, and it's read by the author, whose voice is wonderful. (I have trouble following audio, so I always go for short ones.) 2mo
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego The Sandman Act I, if you're into horror. It's the best audio book I've ever listened to. (Act II is also out, but I just started it.). I also really loved Lamb by Christopher Moore. It was hilarious, the narrator (Fisher Stevens) was perfection. 2mo
Birdsong28 I always recommend Kevin Hart. He has two books that are excellent. One is his biography called I can't make this up and the other one is a self help book called The Decision. 2mo
MicheleinPhilly @Megabooks is the Audible queen. I‘m sure she can propose 2 dozen titles in 60 seconds or less. ☺️ 2mo
Megabooks It‘s first thing in the morning, so I‘m just looking through the ones I‘ve read this year on the storygraph. This is NF (edited) 2mo
Megabooks I read this twice in the same month! 2mo
Megabooks Fiction but the audio really adds something 2mo
Megabooks Fiction but an all time fav 2mo
Megabooks This is the best book I‘ve read all year, possibly all time, but I‘ll let you decide whether you‘d enjoy it 2mo
Megabooks Oh and this is one of my all time fav memoirs 2mo
Megabooks These are ones I think you‘ll like based on what you mentioned! Good luck finding something!! 2mo
Booksnchill This was a great non fiction about the lives of women and class in White Chapel during Victoria‘s reign about the women killed by “Jack” 2mo
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