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PaperbackPirate

Joined March 2018

My favorite place to read is under a pile of chihuahua mutts.
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This was a beautifully written story about a little girl that grows up in the marshes of North Carolina. Read it for the nature descriptions, stay for the mystery.
👩‍👩‍👧‍👧 My book club had a great discussion about this book - not enough mystery, too much love story, everything‘s just right. We put it all on the table but it was mostly loved. I‘ll definitely be reading what Delia Owens puts out next.
🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞

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📚 Delusions of Grandeur is a very appropriate title for my pile. Those of you keeping track will notice I‘m in my 2nd month of my Goblet of Fire reread.
🧙‍♀️ I‘m also 2 months behind on my Monthly Key Word Challenge so you again see A Discovery of Witches + Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them.
🏖 I need to read my ARC of The Bookshop on the Shore ASAP.
🇺🇸 I‘m also going to read They Called Us Enemy for my book club - our 1st graphic novel.

Scochrane26 Love the Hedwig funko. Aren‘t we all behind on our tbrs no matter how much we read? 1w
PaperbackPirate @Scochrane26 So true!! I forgot it‘s not just me! Lol. 🦉 1w
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Halloween morning I opened my #basicwitchswap package from @Scochrane26 & it made me so happy. Thank you for 3 books I have coveted (Shannon- I like hardcovers too!)! The pumpkin is so super cute!! The Day of the Dead bookmarks are beautiful!! + I love Peanuts too!
I know my post is late but every time I‘ve looked at my stack the past few days I‘ve felt joy & gratitude. 🧙‍♀️🧡
Thanks for hosting @Meaw_catlady & @sprainedbrain !
#basicwitch

Scochrane26 Glad you like it. I was trying to find Halloween horses but finally found the cute pumpkin. You should come to Ky sometime in April or October to watch horse racing. I live in the “horse capital of the world” (edited) 2w
PaperbackPirate @Scochrane26 I‘ve never seen a Halloween horse but I bet they‘re cute. 😂 I love my pumpkin though so it worked out. 🐎 I love watching the Triple Crown every year and any other race I can see in between. I wish to go in person to the derby some day! 1w
Scochrane26 @PaperbackPirate I also want to attend the derby one year, but right now, I can prob only afford the infield. In Lexington, we have fall & spring meets at Keeneland, so I can see live racing. 1w
PaperbackPirate @Scochrane26 Have you ever been to the 3 day eventing competition right around Derby weekend? I also dream of going to cross country day! 1w
Scochrane26 @PaperbackPirate I haven‘t been to the 3 day event. I have a family at church that is involved in harness racing. I just haven‘t been to many horse-related events. 1w
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A Discovery of Witches | Deborah E. Harkness
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@Meaw_catlady I sent my #basicwitch swap package on Tuesday and it should arrive today!
Thank you for hosting!

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The Hate U Give | Angie Thomas
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I read this for Banned Books Week. Although fiction it gave me new perspective in the Black Lives Matter movement.
One reason for banning, portraying the police unfairly. Sounds to me like someone who hasn‘t read it. It shows the good & bad in our justice department, the good & bad in gangs, the good & bad in people of many colors.
My favorite is that a student in TX got 4,000 petition signatures to get it in their school library.✊🏿✊🏾✊🏼✊🏻✊🏽

ElizaMarie I think this book was so good. I am glad you were able to pick it up. I think because of the genre a lot of people haven't read it and well it feels like they should. It is a great conversation starter. 4w
PaperbackPirate @ElizaMarie It was very powerful. I kind of feel like I‘ve witnessed police brutality now. 4w
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Happy Mail: Keep in touch with cool & stylish handmade snail mail! | Eunice Moyle, Sabrina Moyle, Alex Bronstad
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@Meaw_catlady I got my #basicwitch swap package from @Scochrane26 !
I love the Harry Potter stickers and I‘m having a hard time keeping my hands off it until 10/31. I‘ll be sending mine out soon!

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An ambitious pile this month but I also have a week off..
👮🏼‍♀️ I need to finish The Hate U Give.
🦞 My book club is reading Where the Crawdads Sing.
🐉 The illustrated version of HP & the Goblet of Fire is out on Tuesday (my original copy is standing in). I‘ll also reference Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them.
🎃 I love spooky books in October so I have my eye on The Book of Speculation and A Discovery of Witches.
💀I love my new Thinker.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great stack!! 📚📚 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love this photo 💜💗 1w
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Pope Joan: A Novel | Donna Woolfolk Cross
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When my book club picked this I was bummed bc I thought it would be a super-religious book. Actually it‘s well-told historical fiction about a woman who may have been pope around 855.
Starting with Joan learning to read as a little girl who‘s not supposed to, I was hooked. The focus is really on Joan‘s quest for & love of knowledge. I liked how she applied her learning to her faith. It wound up being a great female empowerment story.
💪💪💪💪💪

JacqMac Good to know. This one has been on my TBR for awhile. 1mo
TrishB I enjoyed this one 👍🏻 1mo
Nute I always wanted to read this! 1mo
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PaperbackPirate @JacqMac Move it ⬆️! 1mo
PaperbackPirate @Nute Do it! 🙃 1mo
PaperbackPirate @TrishB Funny I had never even heard of it before book club. 1mo
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NOS4A2 | Joe Hill
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I had to hurry & read this bc I had an entire season of the show taking up space on my TiVo. I‘m thankful the show was a catalyst to get me reading faster since the book was very scary & well-paced. The characters each had a good amount of background story & I also loved the supernatural elements.
At one point while reading this I was convinced there was a murderer in the house which is my bar for scary stories.
🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄
P.S. Book beats show.

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I loved this coming-of-age story! It takes place at the start of the Great Depression in North Carolina. Thea Atwell is banished to riding camp but why remains a mystery through much of the story. I liked the main character & waiting to see if she could grow from her mistakes. My favorite part though was the horseback riding!
🐴🐴🐴🐴🐴

Velvetfur Aaww, the cutie little horse is a great addition to this pic! 🐎 💜 2mo
TheSpineView 🐴 💖 2mo
PaperbackPirate From my childhood collection! Thank you @Velvetfur ! 💙🐴 2mo
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I‘m already behind but I at least wanted to share my intention to join @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks & @OriginalCyn620 for another month of photo challenge fun!
#selfimprovementsept

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for sharing!! Join anytime 😊🙌🏻📚 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Join in whenever! Thanks for playing and sharing! 😊 2mo
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🍯 tea
📚 fiction
🖤 dark
🐕 dogs
🔮 tarot
🧙‍♀️ story
🌵 plants
🗺 south
#basicwitchswap
@sprainedbrain
@Meaw_catlady

Meaw_catlady 🖤🖤🖤 3mo
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I think this book is the most popular choice for #orphanage. It‘s extra messed up bc it‘s based on a real orphanage, if you could even call it that.
But now look at how cute my dog is and feel better.
#letstravelaugust
#dogsoflitsy
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

Velvetfur Aaww what a gorgeous little doggo-face! 💜 3mo
Erofan 🐶♥️ 3mo
OriginalCyn620 Aww! 🐶❤️ 3mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Loved this one 💔💔 3mo
PaperbackPirate Thank you @Velvetfur ! I will let her know! 3mo
PaperbackPirate It really stayed with me @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😭 3mo
keepingupwiththepenguins Ohhh look at that face!!! 😍 😍 😍 Gorgeous doggo!!! (edited) 3mo
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One Good Dog | Susan Wilson
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I took a picture of One Good Dog with three good dogs! They are all rescues but Captain Skippyjon Jones on the left is the only one from the animal #shelter.
If you love dogs you will probably love this book too. One of the characters has to volunteer at a homeless shelter. Lots of character development and pit bull love.
#letstravelaugust
#dogsoflitsy
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Cute photo! 🐶❤️ And I have this book on my Kindle! 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awww I love it!!! 🐶🐾 3mo
PaperbackPirate Thank you @OriginalCyn620 ! I thought it would be a predictable chick lit type of story but there‘s some depth here. I hope you like it! 🐕💙 3mo
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PaperbackPirate Thank you. @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ! I love sharing pictures of the kids! 🐕💙😂 3mo
Leftcoastzen So cute!🐶❤️❤️ 3mo
PaperbackPirate Aw thank you @Leftcoastzen ! 💙 3mo
brit91 Soooo cute I love this picture!!😍🐶😍📚 3mo
PaperbackPirate Thank you @brit91 - I love those little faces! 💙🐕 3mo
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Duma Key: A Novel | Stephen King
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Last summer on a #layover from Arizona to Florida my husband covertly took this picture of me. I had just finished Stardust by Neil Gaiman and was getting ready to start Duma Key, my favorite of the year.
Also his selfies are mirrored so that‘s why the cover is backwards and my tattoo is on the wrong ankle.
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚✈️ (edited) 3mo
Bklover I loved Duma Key! 1mo
PaperbackPirate @Bklover In this picture I don‘t even know the awesomeness that‘s about to happen!! 1mo
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Since I‘m behind on the #letstravelaugust challenge I thought of one book I could use for two prompts: #trains and #hotels.
I loved reading about the Harvey Girls and this time period in the mid/southwest. It got a little repetitive at the end but mostly was an engaging history book.
🚂🚂🚂🚂
Bonus: my dh is a train collector & has the type of train used!
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Well done! 👌🏻🚂🏨 3mo
PaperbackPirate Thank you @OriginalCyn620 ! 🚂💙 3mo
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Prison Mike says the worst thing about #prison is the Dementors. So does Sirius Black!
#letstravelaugust
#officereference
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚😊 3mo
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Lost Lake | Sarah Addison Allen
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I‘m behind on the #letstravelaugust challenge so I‘ll try to catch up this weekend!
I recently finished this book. If you like Sarah Addison Allen you will not be disappointed. Lost Lake is a place where you can rent a cabin #lakeside. It also holds a power to bring family together. Sweet story with a healthy dose of magical realism.
🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Sounds good!!! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚💙 3mo
PaperbackPirate It really was @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ! 👍💚 3mo
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The Ship | Antonia Honeywell
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I had such a happy start to my day when I opened my #bookmark swap packages. I really love my bookmarks @OrangeMooseReads and @IndoorDame !!
There are so many that I would have picked out for myself!
What a nice surprise when my bookmarks from @TorieStorieS were sent in the tagged book!
Thank you swappers for making my day!
Thank you for hosting @LibrarianRyan !
💙💙💙💙

LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 3mo
Crazeedi You got so many lovely bookmarks! 3mo
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TorieStorieS Hope you enjoy!! ☺️ 3mo
Louise Love that quote from Carson McCullers! 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm 👏 😍 3mo
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Bookmarks: 400 Patterns | Marcus W. Clemons, Jr.
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I got the rest of my packages today @LibrarianRyan !
Can‘t wait to open them but got a great amount of pleasure just from finding them in my mailbox. Thanks @OrangeMooseReads and @TorieStorieS !
#bookmarkswap

TorieStorieS Yay!!! 🤗🤗🤗 3mo
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Dragons of Spring Dawning | Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
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I loved the penultimate book in this series, but the last one (tagged) was a bummer. Kudos for the #fantasysetting though.
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚💫🌟 3mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚💫 3mo
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Strange Sight | Syd Moore
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So far I love this series and it takes place in the #UnitedKingdom. Hoping to read the third one in October.
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Cool cover and nice pic! 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty!! 3mo
PaperbackPirate You can‘t tell from my picture but all of the blue part is foil. It‘s extra cool @OriginalCyn620 & @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💙💙 (edited) 3mo
MrBook Great pic! 😁 3mo
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Bookmarks: 400 Patterns | Marcus W. Clemons, Jr.
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@LibrarianRyan I mailed my packages today for the #bookmarkswap!
I hope my people like theirs!

LibrarianRyan I bet they will. ⭐️👍🤓 3mo
Alora Love this! How do you join a swap?! 😱 1mo
PaperbackPirate @Alora I happen to find them through the people I follow. You can also check #litsyswap. Good luck! 4w
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This summer I read this book in its setting, San Francisco. When we took a boat tour of the bay I of course had to bring my book along to get its picture with the iconic Golden Gate #Bridge!
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

Crazeedi Neat photo!! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 Pretty! ❤️🌁 3mo
brit91 Great picture!! 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty 💗💗 3mo
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Bookmarks: 400 Patterns | Marcus W. Clemons, Jr.
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@LibrarianRyan I got my first #bookmarkswap happy mail! Can‘t wait @IndoorDame !
Mine are going out soon...

IndoorDame Yay! Glad it arrived safely! 3mo
LibrarianRyan Yeahhh 3mo
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Light of the Moon | Luanne Rice
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🌔 I read this book 6 years ago so I‘m not 100% positive, but I think there‘s a cool #lighthouse part. I looked up the real life setting in France & there is a lighthouse there so I think I‘m right. In any case, I for sure remember loving this book so much!
✅ Also this summer I went to 2 lighthouses in Maine & got a lighthouse passport.
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Cool! 💙 3mo
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Prospero's Books and Media | Kansas City, MO (Bookstore)
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This summer I got my family to drive across the Kansas/Missouri state line to go here. We were treated to three floors of used books and live Irish music. Definitely got some cool points.
This is why I like to visit independent #bookstores when I travel.
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 📚❤️ 3mo
marleed I often walk across that line - just for kicks! 3mo
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PaperbackPirate @marleed Lol which side do you live on? 3mo
marleed @PaperbackPirate I live on the Kansas side in Prairie Village. I try to walk 5 miles a day. I can get that if I wonder over to Ward Parkway and back. I just had a visiting sister from Montana, and I walked her across State Line Rd two times. She thought it was so funny. 3mo
PaperbackPirate @marleed My family lives in Overland Park & Olathe. Have you ever been to Prospero‘s? 3mo
Crazeedi Sounds like a wonderful place!! 3mo
marleed @PaperbackPirate I have not. I‘ve just lived in my house for a year but I googled it based on your prompt. Looks like I need to drive 40 blocks north and check it out because @Crazeedi it does sound wonderful! And I love to thrift books! 3mo
PaperbackPirate @marleed Have fun crossing the border! Third Saturday nights are the Irish music nights if I remember correctly. 3mo
PaperbackPirate @Crazeedi I‘m a fan! 3mo
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3mo
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The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah
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After reading this book I decided I will never live in #Alaska!
Stellaluna agrees!
#letstravelaugust
#dogsoflitsy
#tonguesouttuesday
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve got to read this one!! 3mo
OriginalCyn620 The doggie face! 😂 Also, I haven‘t read the book but I know I don‘t want to live in Alaska. Too cold! 3mo
PaperbackPirate @OriginalCyn620 Lol you will extra not want to live there after reading this. I recommend it! 3mo
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PaperbackPirate @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I read it with my book club & it was a rare one bc we all liked it. 3mo
Crazeedi Good book but you might be right! A nice place to visit! 3mo
PaperbackPirate @Crazeedi Yes, I still want to visit in the summer! 3mo
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Peter Pan: A Fantasy in Five Acts | James Matthew Barrie
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This pop-up #ship is from my big sister‘s vintage edition of Peter Pan retold by David L. Harrison & illustrated by Bob Brackman (not entered on Litsy). I covet this book so much. Watch out sis! Lol!
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Cute! 📚❤️🛳 3mo
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The Cherokee Trail | Louis L'Amour
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This was taken on a backpacking trip in the North Rim of Grand Canyon in 2001. I always take a book when I go #camping!
I borrowed this book from my parents when I found out the tv show I loved, Five Mile Creek, was based on it. In this instance I thought the show was better.
#letstravelaugust
#alwaysbringabook
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

LCooper86 If there is a tv show/movie based on a book/s. What do you prefer, to have read the book or watch the show first? 3mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🏕 3mo
PaperbackPirate I prefer to read it first, but it didn‘t work out that time. How about you @LCooper86 ? 3mo
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LCooper86 I definitely prefer to read first as well @Paperbackpirate. Sometimes I think reading lets the imagination fill in the details better than a screen can. 3mo
PaperbackPirate @LCooper86 I agree, but I also sometimes like to see how others interpret the same story. 3mo
LCooper86 @PaperbackPirate I guess it is also interesting to see how the story is adapted. The metods for presenting (or withholding) information from the audience is so different between books and film. 3mo
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I got my bachelor‘s degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff in 1998. I feel like my #college has the most beautiful campus & I was fortunate make many memories there.
I haven‘t read this book yet but couldn‘t pass it up at Goodwill!
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🎉 🏫 3mo
OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 👌🏻📚 3mo
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I love a good coming-of-age story. I promised myself I‘d read more Betty Smith after reading this in 2016 but I still haven‘t!
🌳 A #newyork book in an Arizona tree 📙
#letstravelaugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Wonderful pic! ❤️🌳🗽 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome photo 📚💗 4mo
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Ladies, Let's Travel | Peggy Cameron King
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Today was the first day of school so I probably won‘t be posting as much this month, but I will still play along when I can!
#LetsTravelAugust
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
@OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Thanks for sharing and jump in whenever you can! 😊❤️ 4mo
PaperbackPirate I promise I will @OriginalCyn620 ! 😘 3mo
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A Long Way Home: A Memoir | Saroo Brierley
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🚂 This is the true story of a boy from #India. He got on a train & got separated from his family. Since he couldn‘t remember the name of his town or his mom he was adopted to a couple from Australia.
It‘s so good. You should read it too.
Also it was made into the movie Lion. Has anyone seen it?
📸 Taken on the Verde Canyon Railroad in Arizona in 2017
#letstraveljuly
@OriginalCyn620
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

suzisteffen Saw the movie, so emotional! 4mo
PaperbackPirate @suzisteffen I still need to see it!! 4mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚❤️ 4mo
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The Dharma Bums | Jack Kerouac
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I took this book back to its homeland when we went to San Francisco last month. I took this picture in Muir Woods National Monument. That #forest has some of the biggest trees I‘ve ever seen!
I haven‘t read it yet but in the book description the characters go camping in this part of California, so I‘m assuming some of it will take place... *Update: Sources say ...on a steep mountain. 🙌
#letstraveljuly
@OriginalCyn620
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Lindy Nice! My sweetie was quite taken with this book and did a series of abstract paintings inspired by Kerouac‘s prose. 4mo
PaperbackPirate @Lindy I was just scrolling through the things that have been posted here about it & I saw! What an endorsement for the book! 4mo
OriginalCyn620 Pretty! 👌🏻📚🌳💚 4mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful!! 🌲🌲 4mo
LionHeartLeo When reading it I got the impression it was more like a huge, steep mountain 4mo
PaperbackPirate @LionHeartLeo I guess the cover makes sense then! Thanks for letting me know. Did you like Dharma Bums? 4mo
PaperbackPirate Thank you @OriginalCyn620 ! 🌲🌲 4mo
LionHeartLeo It was slow going, but in the end I did end up liking it :) 4mo
PaperbackPirate Ok good! @LionHeartLeo 😅😘 4mo
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Rand McNally 2016 Road Atlas United States, Canada, Mexico | Rand McNally and Company, Rand McNally
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I took this photo on a road trip to Arkansas for Spring Break 2016. Whenever I go on a #journey I always wear my compass ring, which really works! And if it‘s a road trip I always bring a road atlas.
#letstraveljuly
@OriginalCyn620
 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

brit91 That's so cool I love your ring! Do you mind if I ask where you got it from? 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it!!! ❤️ 4mo
OriginalCyn620 That is so cool! 😃❤️ 4mo
PaperbackPirate Thank you @brit91 ! I actually got it from Target 23 or 24 years ago when I was working there! It‘s had a lot of journeys since then. 4mo
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🇷🇼 This true story is so inspiring! I read it with my book club a few years ago & we all loved it. It‘s about how citizens of Rwanda rebuilt their community after the genocide against the Tutsi, partially with a restaurant called Heaven.
#africa
#letstraveljuly
@OriginalCyn620
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚❤️ 4mo
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Killing For Company | Brian Masters
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🚧 If you‘re not a true crime fan: Warning. Disturbing book description. 🚧
This is about a serial killer from the U.K., Dennis Nilsen. The book begins with the end, his arrest, which only came about bc his victims' body parts backed up his neighbors' plumbing after months of flushing them bit by bit down the toilet.
He begins his bizarre killing spree in the #1970s.
#letstraveljuly
@OriginalCyn620
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Lady_Tigana_20 And now the toilet makes sense. Sounds interesting. 4mo
TheBookAddict @Lady_Tigana_20 right, I was wondering. Definitely an attention grabber. 4mo
OriginalCyn620 Well, that‘s disturbing for sure! 😮 4mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😱😱😱😱 4mo
PaperbackPirate @Lady_Tigana_20 @TheBookAddict Lol! An excuse to share my 🦕 🧻 holder! Seriously though it‘s a very interesting book bc a lot of it is told by the serial killer. 4mo
PaperbackPirate @OriginalCyn620 Very disturbing! 😬 4mo
TheBookAddict @PaperbackPirate 😆 🦕. Disturbing and interesting... 4mo
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The Lacuna | Barbara Kingsolver
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When The Lacuna came out I got to hear Barbara Kingsolver talk about writing it & she signed my book! Reading it sparked my Frida fandom.
🇲🇽 Oops just realized I‘m a day ahead for
#Mexico
#letstraveljuly
@OriginalCyn620
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

TrishB I have quite a bit of Frieda stuff after reading that too!! 4mo
OriginalCyn620 Awesome! ❤️ 4mo
rretzler Just got back from Mexico and there was a surprising amount of Frieda merchandise in gift shops. She was an amazing and interesting woman! 4mo
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This book got to go to the #beach !
🌜Taken at Half Moon Bay in March 🌛
#letstraveljuly
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Andrew65 Great picture. 4mo
OriginalCyn620 Again, wonderful pic! I wish I could visit that beach! 💙🌊 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💗 4mo
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Bookmarks: 400 Patterns | Marcus W. Clemons, Jr.
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Today is the last day to join the bookmark swap with @LibrarianRyan ! You send a minimum of 1 bookmark to 1-5 people. Bookmarks can be store bought or handmade. Open date is August 15th.
I‘m looking forward to my 2nd Litsy swap!
#bookmarkswap

LibrarianRyan Yeah. thanks. 4mo
Dolly Oh bummer I didn‘t see the cutoff date ! I‘ve been making bookmarks for it ☹️ Have fun! 4mo
PaperbackPirate @Dolly Maybe ask LibrarianRyan bc it said matches are on August 1 & 2 4mo
Dolly Thanks👍 4mo
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Angels: A Novel | Marian Keyes
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This book starts in #Ireland and ends in Los Angeles. I‘ve been to LA so now I just need to go to Ireland!
Taken on Venice Beach in 2017 ⛱
#letstraveljuly
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OriginalCyn620 Gorgeous beach! I want to visit LA too one day! 💙 4mo
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This summer on our road trip we had to take a #detour because Yosemite was still closed. Despite good reasons in this book to be cautious about taking detours we still enjoyed ourselves greatly.
#letstraveljuly
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OriginalCyn620 Great pic! 💚 4mo
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In #russia in 2012 five members of Pussy Riot went into a church & sang a punk song in protest of the church telling its members to vote for Putin. Three members were arrested & charged with “felony hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,” and this book was written/compiled while they were in prison. Very scary.
#letstraveljuly
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OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚❤️ 4mo
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🏴‍☠️ This nonfiction book tells of William Dampier, a naturalist who went around the world 3 times. It is shocking he is not more well known considering he discovered and named so many things. It‘s an easy read because it‘s so fascinating.
#voyage
#letstraveljuly
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OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚❤️ 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🇷🇺📚 4mo
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The Secret World of Og | Pierre Berton, Patsy Berton
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I was obsessed with this book as a kid, and I remember reading it multiple times.
The main characters discover a secret world #underground where the people speak their own language.
#letstraveljuly
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BookwormAHN I remember the cartoon 💜 4mo
OriginalCyn620 😊📚❤️ 4mo
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Brooke_H WHOA! Flashback! 4mo
PaperbackPirate @BookwormAHN I loved the cartoon but of course the book was better. 🤓 4mo
PaperbackPirate @Brooke_H Good times! 4mo
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Gerald's Game | Stephen King
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I took this picture last month in Maine at the lighthouse Forrest Gump ran to in the movie. It‘s a beautiful place by the #water. I haven‘t read this book but I‘m sensing it‘s not as serene as this location.
#letstraveljuly
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OriginalCyn620 Gorgeous photo! 💙🌊 4mo
brit91 WoW! Beautiful picture!!😍📚 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💗 4mo
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The Woman Destroyed | Simone de Beauvoir
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Alice Hoffman is one of my favorite authors so I follow her on Instagram. A few months ago I saw she was reading this book from my tbr. I asked how she liked it and she said it was good. So I feel cool. And now I need to read it too.
It‘s written by an author from #France.
🌸 Taken with my sister‘s flowers.
#letstraveljuly
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BooknerdsLife Very interesting synopsis! And what a unique cover! Thank you for this post 💖 Stacked the book 🙌🏼📚 4mo
Erofan 😍 4mo
OriginalCyn620 ❤️❤️❤️🇫🇷 4mo
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BarbaraBB It is soooo good! 4mo
PaperbackPirate Happy to help @BooknerdsLife ! 😊 4mo
PaperbackPirate Glad to know you liked it @BarbaraBB ! 🤝 4mo
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On the Road | Jack Kerouac
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We took a road trip last month for our 20th anniversary. This was taken around Half Moon Bay in California. I did not read this book while on the trip but I‘ve read it twice before. Jack Kerouac definitely had a double helping of #wanderlust!
#letstraveljuly
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Leftcoastzen I have that same beat up (no pun intended) edition! And I have much love for Half Moon Bay! 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗📚💗 4mo
OriginalCyn620 ❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
PaperbackPirate I had another copy already, but for $1 I could not pass it up! @Leftcoastzen 4mo
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This amazing story takes place in the #1940s and if you haven‘t read it I think you should, even if WWII stories are not your favorite.
#letstraveljuly
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BooknerdsLife Have this book on my TBR since forever 😅🙈 4mo
BarbaraBB Great background! 4mo
OriginalCyn620 💙💙💙 4mo
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PaperbackPirate @BarbaraBB It‘s a hand-painted paisley wall in a vegan restaurant. 😍 4mo
PaperbackPirate @BooknerdsLife Time to move it up the pile! 😁 4mo
BooknerdsLife @PaperbackPirate Hahaa I will! I promise 😆🤗 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks On my shelf!!! 4mo
PaperbackPirate Don‘t leave it there for too long @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ! 🕰 4mo
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