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Joined June 2018

Mommy🎀, Beekeeper🐝, Bookworm🐛, Ravenclaw🦅
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Dune | Frank Herbert
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My “maybe reads one book a year if that” boyfriend knows what excites me 😂😂

He has the Barnes and Noble Collectible edition of Dune (being his favorite book of all time) and is wishing the rest of the series is published in the same manner. 🤞

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Dune | Frank Herbert
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Came to join in on the hype! That trailer tho 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻👌🏻

Liatrek I‘m so hyped🎉🎉 2y
Heideschrampf Yeeeeees!!! FEAR IS THE MIND KILLER! 2y
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Happy First Day of school for everyone going back! We‘re all virtual here and while it‘s a whole new experience, it‘s been just as exciting as any year. Looking forward to the scheduled reading time 😉

QuietlyLaura Have a great day! ☺️ 2y
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Treasure Island | Robert Louis Stevenson
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So glad Barnes and Noble has these abridged chapter-book classics for kiddos (and with super cute cover work!)

My six year old also wanted different books to keep her mind off things, so we hand picked this summer haul together!

#classics
#summerreading
#quaratinelearning

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And to update, thank you all for the kind words and recommendations for my dad. As it turns out, I am not ready to read on the topic like I thought I was. But I have each book on a list for when the time comes. I very much appreciate having a community like this to turn to for hard times ♥️ He starts chemo either this week or next, when scheduling gets worked out. So good vibes are needed! Diving into the tagged book in the meantime.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
LiteraryinLawrence Sending love during this time 💜💜 2y
JoScho Sending love 🖤 2y
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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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In case there are any makeup fans on here... or just fandom collectors. ULTA is dropping their new Harry Potter line day by day this week....And it‘s magical. (Small screen grab of some items in the line)

Lynnsoprano OMG! I‘m an eyeshadow junkie. How did I miss this? I just put in an Ulta order yesterday. I guess I‘m going to have to get back on the app😄 2y
MotionChickness @Lynnsoprano right? I got no announcement! Found out through Facebook. They keep releasing new items day by day too; so I now have a few separate orders placed myself, lol! (edited) 2y
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A Monster Calls | Patrick Ness

Hey friends... 2020 continues to just not be the year on my end. Last week, my dad was diagnosed with stage four liver & bladder cancer. His life expectancy isn‘t what we hoped for, and are all having a hard time dealing with it.

I am looking for novels for myself on coming to terms with losing my dad...? and also any recommendations for a six year old losing her granddaddy. Would prefer something with a hopeful outcome for her...

Thank you ♥️

MotionChickness We do have A Monster Calls as well as The Invisible String and Big Tree is Sick. 2y
Soubhiville I‘m so sorry to hear that. I can‘t think of anything off the top of my head, but I‘ll look at my shelves. 2y
Butterfinger I am so terribly sorry. I just checked out a book called The End of Your Life Book Club. It's a nonfiction account of a man who reads with his mom in a similar situation to yours. I will be thinking of you you and your family. 2y
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That-Bookish-Hiker I‘m so sorry about your dad. I‘ve read a lot of YA books dealing with losing a parent or someone close. I haven‘t loss someone like that so I‘m not sure if they will help but if you want I can send you a list of what I have read and what I have on my TBR. 2y
vumblereads I‘m so sorry to hear that. But yes, A Monster Calls, is one I can think of. Stay strong! 2y
wanderinglynn I am so sorry. I don‘t know of any recommendations, but if you need to talk, please reach out. I lost my dad in a similar way (cancer sucks). 2y
Avanders So sorry. 🙏🏽💙 I lost my dad 2 years ago and couldn‘t read anything relevant for at least the first year. But for people can / want to / need to, I understand this is great: 2y
DaveGreen7777 I‘m so sorry your father is going through all that! 😔 Sending healing energy to you and your family! 2y
TheLibrarian Sending *hugs*. I‘m sorry for what you, your father, and your family are going through. 2y
QuietlyLaura I‘m so sorry your dad is going through this. Love and strength to all of you. 2y
MotionChickness @Soubhiville thank you 💙 I appreciate it! 2y
MotionChickness @Butterfinger I will look into that one, thank you 💙 2y
MotionChickness @That-Bookish-Hiker I really appreciate that 💙 if you have the time I‘d love your list. No rush. My email is dillon9109@gmail.com if that is easier since Litsy doesn‘t have messaging. Again no rush and thank you! 2y
MotionChickness @vumblereads 💙thank you 2y
MotionChickness I‘m so sorry to hear that @wanderinglynn Cancer surely does suck. Thank you for reaching out. I‘ll keep you in mind for the same 💙 2y
MotionChickness @Avanders Thank you, I‘m sorry to hear that as well. It might be the same case for me when I start reading to not be able to anymore... but right now I feel like it‘s all I can do? Adding your recc‘ to the list. I really appreciate it 💙 2y
That-Bookish-Hiker @Stephuhhnieee I‘ll work on it today and email it to you when I‘m finished. 😊 2y
Butterfinger @Stephuhhnieee I am 3/4 finished with the end of the life book club and it is a good one. It mentions the books that meant the most to the writer and his mother during this time. At the time I suggested it to you, I didn't know. I'm now sure. It talks about the anger, sadness, HOPE, and living while being sick. And of course their book talks. Please keep us up-to-date. We're here for you. 😊 2y
MotionChickness @That-Bookish-Hiker Sorry I thought I had replied. Thank you 💙💙 I appreciate it! 2y
MotionChickness @Butterfinger I appreciate the follow up! I have it in my cart ready to go 💙 I‘ll update as I can! Thank you incredibly much 2y
bg_reads Soo very sorry about this, @Stephuhhnieee 💔 2y
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Watching Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets with my six year old, and I pointed out that Percy (Weasley) was on the screen; so she can put names to faces...

And she goes, “Percy Jackson??”

So proud of the fandom knowledge 😂🙌🏻 Wrong fandom, but proud nevertheless.

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Seveneves: A Novel | Neal Stephenson
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Also while rearranging, I found a long lost package 😬 Books I ordered before 2020 decided to be a tish-show. Some I‘ve already read and loved, some I‘ve been wanting to read for a while!

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Trying to make sense of my shelves and came across the tagged book.... Can‘t decide if it will now be relevant enough to be scary or not...

Hestapleton Same here! 2y
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Came in right on time since today is day one of many I will be spending at home. I THINK I‘m gonna re-catalogue my books, and this beauty will come in handy! Not to mention help me jot my notes down so I can get going on the book I am co-writing.

I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during all of this! And keeping busy... maybe flying through a tbr? I know I‘ll try to!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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Book Fair Day | Lynn Plourde
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Book fair day! 😬💜

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😬 I have been gifted the dead-space in the hallway outside of my room for a bookshelf 😬 the excitement is too much. My fingers could not type “bookshelf” quick enough in the amazon search bar. My floor books will have a home!!!!

LiteraryinLawrence Congrats to you! That will be so nice whenever you get to your door. 2y
Hooked_on_books I‘ve never seen someone so excited to receive dead space. 😆 2y
MotionChickness @LiteraryinLititz thanks! Right?? I tend to move quickly in and out of my closet (always rushing,) so that stack gets knocked over frequently 😓 2y
MotionChickness @Hooked_on_books 😂😂 it‘s the simple things in life 2y
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Hi friends! Any gamers or parents of gamers out there?

I am looking for an easy to comprehend (easy for a six year old who reads a grade level up) Minecraft book! My mini is obsessed but is struggling following the on screen tutorials. I think a book would be more helpful for her but am not sure where to start! Any recc‘s would be greatly appreciated!!

#keepcalmandcrafton

MinnieTimperley I have two Minecraft obsessed boys 7 and 6. My seven year old is quite an advanced reader but even my youngest is now accessing the official Mojang guides. They also love watching DanTDM on YouTube. 2y
sprainedbrain My 8-year-old Minecraft obsesses kiddo is standing here agreeing with @WatsonReads on DanTDM videos! 2y
MotionChickness Thank you both!!!!! We‘ll have to check out DanTDM 😊 2y
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Horrorstr | Grady Hendrix;
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Was gifted a mini shopping spree for my Valentines gift 😬 and this time I didn‘t cry in the middle of the store out of panic! 😂 Progress.

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Caging Skies | Christine Leunens
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Did anyone else‘s ears perk up for the adapted screenplay award on last nights Oscars?

JoJo Rabbit is on my to-be-watched list.... but I had zero clue it was inspired by a book. Has anyone read it? Watched it? Read AND watched?

LoveToReadLiveToRead Watched it but not read it. I really liked it the film but, whilst it is a comedy, be prepared that it packs a lot more of an emotional punch than you might be expecting! 3y
MotionChickness @LoveToReadLiveToRead Thanks for the heads up! It did seem very drama filled for a comedy, which is intriguing. Given the subject matter I expect a few sobering moments... Curious if the book is more on the serious side than the comedic. 3y
TheLibrarian I‘ve heard of the book and movie before (separately) but didn‘t realize the movie was based off the book. 3y
Catherine_Willoughby Prefer the movie over the book. The second half was disturbing 2y
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The Notebook | Nicholas Sparks
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Ever look through your shelf for a certain book, and another one practically jumps into your hand as if it‘s been waiting impatiently for attention?

Silly, since it‘s inanimate, but I swear it yelled at me 😅
Rightfully so since I can‘t put it down.

Here‘s to hoping for a slow day in the office 🤞🏻

marleed I understand completely! 3y
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I‘m having a rough year. Feels like I‘ve been a funeral every other weekend between my boyfriends family and my own.

My grandmother passed this week, and I can‘t be there to say goodbye due to other reasons... so I‘m pretty down in the dumps right now.

I go back to this book when I‘m having a hard time. And each time I read it, I feel like I find a new peace. Learn something new or perceive a line differently than I did before....[comment ctd.]

Butterfinger You have my condolences. I am so sorry. 3y
MotionChickness But this is my first time listening to it, and it‘s like a whole new book to me. It‘s hitting closer to home. I think it rare to find a book so magical to be reread and somehow never feel like the same story over again. Anyone else have a book like that in their life? 3y
MotionChickness @Butterfinger Thank you 💜 3y
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TrishB So sorry to hear. I cry at this book, but I can understand what you mean. 3y
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I'm so sorry to hear about your losses. I'm happy you're finding some comfort in this book. 💕 3y
limada Condolences on your losses.
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NeedsMoreBooks Heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Sending hugs. 3y
Redwritinghood So sorry. That sounds tough. 💔💔 3y
BookNAround I‘m so sorry for the loss of your beloved grandmother. 3y
JessClark78 I‘m sorry for your loss. 💔❤️ 3y
erinreads So sorry about your grandmother and your tough year. 💕 Hope things start getting better. 3y
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*celebratory dancing* I FINALLY FINISHED A WHOLE BOOK!

I‘ve been in such a bad slump. I am so happy right now.

This one caught my eye in an ad for Book Outlet, so I reached out to Page Turners on fb for opinions; and they did not let me down.

I devoured this. Started a couple hours ago and just finished. So 👏🏻good 👏🏻 It had the perfect amount of suspense to keep me on the edge of my seat. I just wish it didn‘t end so quickly! 10/10.

Crazeedi Yay for finishing a book!! 3y
MotionChickness @Crazeedi The best feeling 😂 3y
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Untitled | Unknown
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This was fun! I scored two!

I‘ve never joined a book club; unless Litsy counts 😂🙌🏻
And I have lost a book. It still haunts me.

I am a dog ear offender but it‘s been over ten years since my last offense! I was young and naive. And I found a love in collecting as many bookmarks as I have books; so I have zero excuses.

Emilymdxn Oooh, I‘ve never named a pet after a book or been late to work for a book. I‘m not that bothered about dog earing and bending books myself, I think I‘m in the minority on Litsy! 3y
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Watching Traffic | Jane Ozkowski
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But that, of course, is when I get home. 😂😭

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Speaking of hoarding books 😅 To be fair, I only came out with three! #mckays

TheSpineView You did good if you kept it to three! 3y
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I‘ve been moping around the house, sick as a dog, whining about how I left my favorite tea at work; and then I remembered the cute Christmas gift I received 🙌🏻

Perfectly sweetened little bath bomb-esque tea drops! Going for the matcha green tonight, but super excited about the rose earl grey 😍 I think they‘ll be the perfect reading accompaniment.

QuietlyLaura I hope you feel better soon! ☺️ 3y
MotionChickness @QuietlyLaura Thank you! 😊 3y
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Topics of Conversation | Miranda Popkey
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January box confirmed 🙌🏻 Super nice perk of being a BFF and getting a free book, too!

Reviewsbylola Recursion is fantastic and I got Topics too! 3y
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The last lecture | Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow
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My top five for the year 😊 Rated on what made me reflect the most on my life, amount of tears cried, and how warm and fuzzy I felt afterwards. (Cabin at the End of the World more so left me shook... which is also good 🤣)

#2019 #topfive

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I didn‘t do it 👎🏻 I‘ll probably finish the tagged book by Tuesday and officially be halfway done.... but oof, what a year. I hope I find the time again next year to indulge in my favorite hobby.

And...I honestly blame Paul Tremblay 😂 I read Head Full of Ghosts at the end of 2018 and STRUGGLED to find a fix better than that read (I know there is better/equal...but it did something to me mentally.... It broke me 😭)

Reviewsbylola I‘m not going to make my goal either. Here‘s to a fresh start in 2020! 🥂 3y
Amiable Reading is the goal — the totals are not important! You done good. 👍🏼 3y
TrishB @Amiable exactly 👍🏻 relax and enjoy.? 3y
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MotionChickness @Amiable @TrishB @Reviewsbylola Thanks 😊😊 honestly just trying to get through my tbr in this lifetime and this number won‘t cut it 😂🤣 3y
Amiable @Stephuhhnieee Here‘s the stark reality: You will never reach the end of your TBR. Because as fast as you finish books off it there will always be new ones to take their place! So like @trishb says, just enjoy the ride —and the reading! 🙂 (edited) 3y
TrishB I don‘t even day dream about getting through my tbr! But love it anyway ❤️ 3y
RvnclawWhovian I had the same goal and will finish about the same as you. I had the opposite problem though lol. I started the Night Circus in December and didn‘t finish it until almost February, I really should have bailed. I was bummed about not reaching my goal but ya know what? Reading that much is still a great number. Like @Amiable said, reading is the goal. 3y
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I have a new reading buddy. That is a queen sized bed. And that is the only place he will fit right now 😂 I have not figured out how I, myself, am also going to fit on the bed to go to sleep. I need to rethink my Christmas wish lists next time... #noregretsthough

QuietlyLaura Ha Ha! He‘s so cute and squishy! ☺️😍 3y
TheLibrarian He‘s adorable!!! And such a great movie. 3y
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Hoping my email inbox doesn‘t pick up right as this plot line has🤞🏻

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Saw this on fb. Solid chuckle for the morning 🤣

hermyknee This 100% made my day. Shared it with everyone I know 😂😂 3y
DaveGreen7777 😂🤣😂 3y
Liatrek 🤣🤣 3y
MotionChickness @hermyknee lol yay! Exactly how I felt about it 😂 hope the chain reaction continues! 3y
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Little one had her girl scout meeting at the library today; so to the for sale section I went! Pretty excited for Scar Tissue as I also have Flea‘s memoir on its way from Amazon 🙌🏻

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I finally have a day to just (sort of) sit in a comfy chair and indulge in a book and a show. Unfortunately, it is because my little one has food poisoning... but she is finally asleep after a rough night; so my coffee, my book and I are on watch.

Life has been nuts with school and work, sicknesses and the holidays.... but I‘m thankful I can still log in here for a moment and see all of your wonderful posts ❤️ I miss you, Litsy!

DaveGreen7777 Sorry things have been so hectic lately! Hope you can get a little more relaxation in soon! 3y
BookNAround Food poisoning is terrible. Hope she feels better ASAP! 3y
MotionChickness @DaveGreen7777 Thank you!!! I appreciate it 😊 hope all is well with you! 3y
MotionChickness @BookNAround Thank you! She‘s hanging in there. Got (and is getting) some much needed sleep! 3y
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Anyone else get stressed out picking a yearly planner book?😂😭 I‘ve yet to find the perfect one that doesn‘t cost an arm and a leg!

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Managers are off to a big meeting.... Study time it is. Fitting section for the spooky season?

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My reading for the next two months 🧠

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Perks of Being a Wallflower | Stephen Chbosky
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Last post! And this is marked spoiler in case you are attending his event. If so, keep scrolling so you will be just as surprised!

Stephen read a brand new letter from Charlie that is featured in his 20th year edition of Perks of Being a Wallflower... and there was not a dry eye in the house. If Perks moved you, helped you, got you through a bad time, etc., find yourself the new edition and see what Charlie has to say. And bring a tissue.

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Imaginary Friend | Steven Chbosky

Also, just to fan girl further. I was sitting in front of his friends from high school who all have small mentions in his books! He used an actual girls last name in Imaginary Friend simply because he loves the sound of it (she got an applaud.) And the “notorious drunk” was also in attendance 😂 They were all so kind and supportive of him; it melted my heart a little.

Hooked_on_books That‘s awesome! Sounds like you had a great time. I‘ve loved the author talks I‘ve been lucky enough to attend. 3y
MotionChickness @Hooked_on_books Stephen himself was amazing, but the audience pulled the experience together for sure! Hoping I can get to more in the near future... Was definitely a great experience! 3y
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I laughed, I cried, I had the BEST time. What an amazing and kind guy! If he‘s coming to your town, I fully recommend stopping in and saying hi to him!

Ericalambbrown Awww! How wonderful 💕 3y
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Imaginary Friend | Steven Chbosky
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I‘d say I made it here in time 😂😅😬

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Imaginary Friend | Steven Chbosky

If all goes smoothly with my dentist appointment tomorrow, I‘ll be able to attend my first ever book signing and meet Stephen Chbosky! I‘m absolutely fangirling already... what‘s your favorite question to ask an author?! Any tips on attending a book signing??

That-Bookish-Hiker He‘ll be in Portland next Saturday and I‘m so excited too! Hope you have a great time! I don‘t ask the authors any questions. When I meet them I just say “thank you for writing these books.” 3y
MotionChickness @That-Bookish-Hiker So fun!! Thanks! I hope you have a great time, too! And I like that! I don‘t want to be obnoxious or anything... A thank you is straight to the point, yeah? I‘ll go with that! I appreciate it!!! 3y
Hooked_on_books I‘ve learned good etiquette is to place a post-it on the title page with the name you want them to write written clearly on it. This way they already know the spelling, etc and you can use your time with them to talk about more important stuff! 3y
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MotionChickness @Hooked_on_books Ohhh good idea!!! Thank you!!! I definitely have one of those long, need to spell it out names 😂 3y
abookishbutterfly That‘s so exciting! I‘m always curious to know when they discovered their love of writing and what books they loved as a kid. 3y
rather_be_reading awesome!! hope you get to see him! 3y
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Hunger Games | Suzanne Collins
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DID YOU GUYS KNOW OR AM I LATE?

rather_be_reading WAIT WHAT?!!!! 3y
MotionChickness @rather_be_reading Right? It‘s apparently going to be a prequel! I guess how Panem became Panem. 3y
Bookwormjillk I knew at one point but I forgot so thanks for the reminder! 3y
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Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson
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Yay! I love a good tote bag! I also picked the tagged book. Something about children bursting into flames when mad just tickled my dark humor bone 😂 Couldn‘t pass it up!

LiteraryinLawrence I loved Kevin Wilson‘s previous 2 novels and I‘m excited about this one! 3y
MotionChickness @LiteraryinLititz Can‘t say I‘ve read or heard of them! Will definitely look into 😬 Are they humor novels as well? 3y
LiteraryinLawrence @Stephuhhnieee They are quirky and odd but not humor, per se. Family Fang and 3y
LiteraryinLawrence They all seem to be different explorations of the family unit. What makes a family, the relationships between children and parents, siblings, etc. Sounds like his latest is about that too, to some extent. 3y
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I LOVED this. Fingers crossed it turns into a Netflix movie or something; I‘d love to see it acted out!

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego This book kind of reminded me of the movie The Strangers with Liv Tyler. 3y
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The Bookmark | Wapakoneta, OH (Bookstore)
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I really wanted some fall themed bookmarks... So of course I hit up my go-to! Love them, @That-Bookish-Hiker ! And thanks for the sticker, too!

If you‘re ever in need of some solid, beautiful and fun bookmarks and stickers, head on over to her Etsy and get you some!

That-Bookish-Hiker So happy you love them! Thanks for your support. 🤗 3y
MotionChickness @That-Bookish-Hiker Absolutely! Thanks for making awesome things! 3y
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I am Walt Disney | Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer was on my (the one I listen to) morning radio show talking about his newest books in the Ordinary People Change the World Series... and I just forgot how much I adore these children‘s books. Currently adding all 19 to my amazon wish list even tho I believe I have two at home 😂😍

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She asked to pick out ONE book, and came back with six 😂 I couldn‘t say no 🤷🏼‍♀️

wanderinglynn That‘s a girl after my own heart! ❤️📚 3y
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Ticktock: A Novel | Dean Koontz
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1. The only book I‘ve thrown across the room.
2. The Office
3. Peanut butter crackers and some coffee.
4. EST
5. Multicolored Women

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I do not have a favorite author. Not because I have so many that I can't pick just one; just that I do not have *one specific* author of whom I follow so I can read all of their work. Is that taboo? I feel like everyone has a favorite author...

RaimeyGallant I feel the same about favorites generally. 3y
TheEllieMo I don‘t have a favourite author, I don‘t have a favourite genre. I don‘t really have a favourite anything. 3y
MotionChickness @TheEllieMo @RaimeyGallant Good to know I‘m not alone! Recently been seeing a lot (and have been asked a lot) of posts around the internet on favorite authors.... I felt entirely out of the loop haha 3y
Hooked_on_books I definitely have authors who I will look for and be excited when their books come out, but there‘s no way I could name one favorite. Nor would I want to try. 3y
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Took me long enough to finish this one (nothing to do with the book) And I‘m glad I found the time to! That ending though. I was confused... but once it clicked, 🤯. Passed my copy along to a coworker instantly with good praise!

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WHAT?!! Releasing in January 😬😬😬😬

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13 Reasons Why | Jay Asher
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I devoured this in high-school; and put it on my then list of top reads, but I haven‘t read it since. I watched season one of the Netflix show when it came out, and was shaken by the rawness of it. I didn‘t hate the show, but did feel strongly for those who may have watched it and found themselves worse off. I‘m curious to see how I‘ll perceive the book now that I‘m older, would say I‘m in a better mental state, and have a child of my own.

IamIamIam I read this a few years ago, in my late 30s, and I was very impressed with the level of responsibility that was placed on all the secondary characters and that very little attention was paid to the actual suicide aspect of the main character. I didn't watch the series because I thought the sensationalizing of the suicide took away from the story. Her story focuses on accountability, not the drama of suicide. 3y
mom2bugnbee @IamIamIam EXACTLY. I have two girls in HS & also read this a few years back. I thought then, & I think now, that it should be HS required reading. My now HS senior (read it as a frosh or soph) boycotted the show b/c she heard enough to know that it missed the point of the book. And now it's just become a whodunit in later seasons. Nothing wrong with a whodunit, but don't claim that it's a retelling of the book. 3y
MotionChickness @IamIamIam I agree. Up until now, as I realize they changed the way she committed her suicide was changed in the show (which made it more dramatic because that scene was hard to watch) I thought they were doing a great job of showing the accountability of the secondary characters. I personally thought it would have been a good tool for a parent or teacher to sit and watch with someone younger and point out those accountabilities... 3y
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MotionChickness @IamIamIam And to show the warning signs of someone asking for help... because those are missed a lot of the time. But I‘m starting to feel different as I wrap the audiobook up. I‘m still a fan, but my views on the show have changed. They could‘ve done better. Should have done better. 3y
MotionChickness @mom2bugnbee I refuse to watch the following seasons. They have nothing to do with the book aside from giving viewers a very Hollywood “what would happen after.” I feel like the point of the book was there, but was lost the moment they aired the episode of her committing. Which as @IamIamIam said sensationalizes it. Also, more people were mad at the secondary characters for being so ignorant and it didn‘t seem to click.... 3y
MotionChickness @mom2bugnbee didn‘t seem to click that those were the lessons the producers wanted people learn. It shouldn‘t of been a tv show, yet. It came before it‘s time and needed more thought on the production of it. 3y
LibrarianRyan Not gonna lie, I love the book, and I like the TV show, and am about to complete season 3. The book is all about Clay experiencing the tapes and making sense of what happens. He listens all in one night. I liked the TV show because you got to see what the side characters were thinking and feeling as they see others get the tapes. Why wouldn't person one just toss them. Why would they pass them on? You get that in the show as it takes Clay 3y
LibrarianRyan Weeks to listen to them. And it shows how he does and does not want to know. His questioning of himself “what did I do“. You do not really get that in the book. 3y
MotionChickness @LibrarianRyan The tossing of the tapes crossed Clays mind in the book, but Hannah said she had an extra set that would be released publicly if the tapes didn‘t make it all the way around. (I think Tony has the extra set? Which is mentioned in the show.) But I agree that it is nice to get more view points from the rest of the characters involved. But I do feel things could‘ve been portrayed much differently now that I‘m rereading! 3y
LibrarianRyan @Stephuhhnieee That's the other thing. Tony is just a mention in the books. An almost non-character. They expanded his role so much. And I actually liked it. 3y
MotionChickness @LibrarianRyan I agree! It was nice to know more about why Hannah trusted him and what he was up to while the tapes were being passed around. 3y
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