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Joined November 2018

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A perfect Saturday morning spent curled up in bed with a good book 📚

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Found a First Edition copy of Death of a Salesman at a used bookstore today- super excited to read this classic!

nelehelen Awesome find!! 12mo
TrishMcCallister Beautiful find! 12mo
ErinSueMreads Woah woah woah! What a lovely cover and amazing find! 12mo
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TheWordJar Love that cover! 12mo
RaimeyGallant Wow! 12mo
Cortg Awesome find! I enjoyed this book when I read it WAY back in the day for high school English. 12mo
Nute Wow! That‘s a keeper!! 12mo
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The Thief Lord | Cornelia Funke
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Lazy Monday vibes- Earl Grey tea and The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke. Great read so far!

cassiopia I read this book in middle school and loved it. I've been wanting to reread it but couldn't remember who the author was. THANK YOU for posting this 💜💜💜 12mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 📖💙 12mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 😊👋🏻 12mo
Litsi I love this book. Really took me away. 11mo
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Florida | Lauren Groff
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Starting this one on this rainy Sunday! Perfect day to curl up with a book I‘ve heard so many good things about.

Gaylagal2 This is one of several at the top of my TBR list! Enjoy 🤓 12mo
Kat_H I love Florida! Got me back into short stories 🙂 12mo
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In Grandpa's House | Philip Sendak
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Revisiting this really short book today- only 40 pages, but I remember really liking it the first time I read it. Maurice Sendak illustrates his father‘s story about growing up in a Polish-Jewish shtetl and how he eventually made his way to America. The story is wonderful and the illustrations add a nice touch.

readinginthedark Ooh, this sounds interesting! 12mo
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Picked up a copy of this today for the cover alone- so beautiful! Has anyone read it already? Excited to add it to my TBR pile that is getting increasingly large in number...

Scott_BookInvasion This is on my TBR but I haven‘t looked at the physical copy. I‘d like to see the inside- looks fun 12mo
tjwill I thought it was amazing! The way the author and illustrator weave the perspectives together was so unique! 12mo
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Black Wave | Michelle Tea
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Picked this up in San Francisco a few years back and just started reading it. Strong queer feminist characters, gritty in its imagery and set in the Mission District of San Francisco. Loving it so far!

Reggie This book was crazy!!!!! Crazy good. 12mo
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In the Night Kitchen | Maurice Sendak
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One of the perks of dating someone with a kid: getting to revisit all of your childhood favorites. Maurice Sendak is one of my all-time favorite illustrators, from Where the Wild Things Are to Hector Protector. This is such a classic and I‘m glad I got to read it again after so many years!

CaitlinR Lucky you! 13mo
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Picked this up at Goodwill last week and it looks great! Reading a couple other books right now, but it might be my next pick. Anyone else read this book? Thumbs up or down?

gradcat I haven‘t read it, but it sounds good enough for me to add to my TBR stack! 13mo
Pasteluniverse @gradcat yeah, it looks really interesting! 13mo
SleepyDragon I don't remember doing it, but somehow I already have this one stacked. Lol 13mo
Ruthiella I‘ve heard good things about it!😀 13mo
Scott_BookInvasion I‘ve been waiting to check this out on Audio. This looks good too- nice find! 12mo
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Cathedral | Raymond Carver
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When I was in high school, an English teacher of mine suggested I read the short story “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver. Upon finishing it, I immediately went out and bought the whole collection and devoured it. His stories are dark and tense and unsettling and I loved every second of this book.

Kimberlone Read this one and “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” in my short story class in college. Still have never read the collections they come from, but that needs to change! 13mo
Pasteluniverse @Kimberlone Oh yeah, that‘s a great one too! 13mo
Tadams4 Very nice review 13mo
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A Streetcar Named Desire | Tennessee Williams
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I have had this book on my shelves for a long time but never ventured to read it- so many books, so little time. But wow! I was missing out. This classic definitely lives up to it‘s reputation as being one of the most important pieces of commercial theater. Poetically written, funny at times and absolutely heart-breaking. So good!

Lcsmcat And what a cover! 13mo
CoffeeNBooks One of my favorites! 13mo
Awk_Word_Smith Williams was a seminal Southern voice during his time. The Writer‘s Monologue from his one-act play “The Lady of Larkspur Lotion” was basically his thesis for writing: we all invent lies we tell ourselves to get us through our lives. 13mo
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San Sepolcro has been a long-time favorite poem of mine- “there‘s milk on the air, ice on the oily lemonskins. How clean the mind is, holy grave.” I decided to read through Jorie Graham‘s collection and what a treat! It has enough substance to read like a novel and her way of understanding human perceptions is unmatched. Love this poetry collection!

Richryan52 Hi. A belated welcome to Litsy 13mo
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I‘m such a huge fan of Joan Didion‘s writing, she can do no wrong in my eyes. This is such a wonderful book for anyone that romanticizes going on a road trip set in the flat, beautiful land that is the South. She makes acute observations throughout her various notebook entries and it‘s one of those books that stays with you long after you finish it‘s last page. Great book!

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So far so good! I‘ve had this lying around from when I was 11 or 12 and had never gotten around to reading it. Picked it up the other day looking for a light read and I‘m thoroughly enjoying it- has a Harry Potter feel to it, lots of wizards and magic. Fun read, would recommend!

Literary_Siren I love this series! I‘ve read the books just as many times as I‘ve read Harry Potter. 13mo
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I was a big fan of this book! The land of Zamonia that author Walter Moers created is whimsical and quirky and the illustrations that accompany the story are fantastic. It‘s 703 pages but it flies by and ended up being a fairly quick read. If you want an adult fairytale, this book is for you. Highly recommend!

mellissimo I absolutly love all his books and illustrations. When reading his books I always can't wait to flip the page to see the next illustration. I'm actually kinda sad that I already read all of them and can't read them for the first time again ;) 13mo
Aimeesue I lovelovelove Walter Moers! ❤️❤️❤️ 13mo
sebrittainclark I love Walter Moers, especially the City of Dreaming Books! 13mo
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swynn Another Zamonia fan here! 13mo
ReadingRover I have this on audiobook. I‘m excited to read it. 13mo
Forgetmenot2 I love Walter Walter Moers! But I can never find his books in used book stores😞 (edited) 13mo
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Avenue of Mysteries | John Irving
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5 stars and two thumbs up! High up on my list of all-time favorites. The character development is incredibly sensitive and captivating and you end up liking every single character for different reasons. It‘s mainly set in Oaxaca, Mexico and John Irving does such a beautiful job of setting the scene. Loved it from start to finish and highly recommend to anyone!

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sprainedbrain I‘ve only read Owen Meany by Irving, but it was incredible. I really need to read more! Welcome to Litsy. 😃 13mo
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TheKidUpstairs Welcome to Litsy!!! Hope you love it here as much as we do. Any questions, don't hesitate to ask!!! 13mo
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mcipher Welcome to Litsy! This is a book I forgot I wanted to read - I love John Irving and I heard him read an excerpt of this on NPR over the summer, but then promptly forgot about it. Thanks for the reminder. 😉 13mo
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Cinfhen Hi!! Welcome to Litsy!! I haven‘t read this one but I LOVED 13mo
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cariashley Welcome to Litsy and great review! I‘ve had this one since it came out but haven‘t picked it up yet, will have to move it up my TBR list! 13mo
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PurpleyPumpkin Sounds like a great book. Stacked! 📚And a very warm welcome to Litsy! I‘m sure you‘ll love it here. Looking forward to more of your recommendations. 👍🏽 13mo
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RaimeyGallant Welcome! I love Oaxaca. 13mo
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Nute Wonderful review. Welcome to Litsy! It‘s a fun and warm community. I know that you will enjoy yourself here. I‘m looking forward to getting to know you.🙂 13mo
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