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Readergrrl

Joined May 2016

High School English Teacher: when your profession feeds your addiction. ❤️📚❤️📚❤️📚 Dystopian, Literary, Fantasy, Historical, Contemporary, Poetry, Graphic Novels: I love it all!
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Empire of the Vampire by JAY. KRISTOFF
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The Nickel Boys: A Novel by Colson Whitehead
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Just signed up for this fantastic swap!! Go to @Chelleo ‘s page to join the fun!!

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New Year Who Dis? | Bitchy Fits
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My first time participating in #NYWD22 and I‘ve got a great match! @NikkiM5 I actually “oooohed” out loud when I saw this list! A few I‘ve read (and loved), but the ones I haven‘t are PERFECT. Sasquatches, Morrison and King, dystopia, and more??? Yes, please!! The hardest part will be picking which to begin first! 😬 Great job with the matching @monalyisha !!
#NewYearWhoDis

TheLudicReader I am so enjoying looking at everyone‘s lists. 2w
NikkiM5 Yay!! I hope you enjoy your final pick. This is very fun 😁 2w
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Received my #CreepyChristmasSwap package this week!! I‘m getting very excited for this holiday season!!
#CreepyChristmas
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sharread I was thinking you should open it asap because of one gift I had to wrap openly. The rest I wrapped in Christmas rapping. There's a time limit on the one gift sorry, so open the box asap. Hope it's okay. ❤🎄🎄 2w
sharread When you open the box you will see what I mean with the one gift in a white hat. You probably think I've had too much fudge and eggnog. 🤣🤣 2w
Readergrrl @sharread I opened it and found the white hat gift!! I‘ll leave all the others wrapped, but I might have to open that one early!! 🤫🤫🤫😉😉😉 2w
teebe Lol I‘m catching up on posts - you all are so fast! This is great. 4d
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Winter Solstice | Rosamunde Pilcher
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Look what came in the mail yesterday!!! I‘m very excited for this swap and I will have my package out in the mail soon! I‘m just waiting for a couple of deliveries. Yay, Winter!! ❄️🌞🌝
#WinterSolsticeSwap
#WSS

Chrissyreadit 😍🙌🤍😍 2w
Soubhiville Yay! What a gorgeous painting! 2w
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Love Hypothesis | Ali Hazelwood
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Well this spicy little nugget caught me quite off guard! I‘m not often a fan of cheesy romance (not cheesy after all; apologies for the assumption), but a friend begged me to read it and I stand mightily corrected!! Lots of academia and STEM talk, humor, and a slow burn hot enough to scorch the pages! A fast and furious read that was a great palate cleanser between some much heavier reads (looking at you, Addie Larue and Kite Runner!) 4/5 ⭐️

tracey38 I have this on my tbr pile and have heard nothing but good things. Guess I need to get to it soon! 2w
Readergrrl Yes, @tracey38 !! It was a fun read and just what I needed while in the midst of teaching The Kite Runner. 😊😊😊 2w
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Set on the Isle of Lewis, this suspenseful novel follows a detective from Edinburgh as he returns to his childhood home in search of a possible serial killer. Once there, he discovers that the past has a way of digging its way back into his life and that all he remembers is not as it seems and that he may have been (see below)
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@Karisa
@Alfrazier21
@Littlewolf1
@suvata

Readergrrl (Con‘t) …assigned to this case for reasons he‘s only beginning to understand. I enjoyed the weaving together of the many subplots and I look forward to reading the rest of the trilogy. 4/5 ⭐️ 3w
vivastory I was reminded of this series listening to an old episode of WSIRN last week & hope to read book 1 very soon! 3w
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Hello? | Liza Wiemer
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Even though I‘ve been a Litten for years, I‘ve never participated in this before! I‘m quite excited to meet new friends or learn more about some old!
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@monalyisha

monalyisha Exciting! 😍 Welcome! 👋🏻 3w
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Hi there, poetry peeps! I finally found the book of poetry that I‘d like to read. This actual book was given to me by a favorite professor friend several years ago. I had a heck of time finding it! Before I order a new copy for us all to write in, I just want to make sure none of you has already read it.
#LMPBC #Round013 #GroupU

Butterfinger I have not. 4w
mcipher I haven‘t either! 4w
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Any Teacher Littens also reading this new book by Penny Kittle and Kelly Gallagher? I‘d love to commiserate!

staci.reads I love those 2 authors so much! Have you read 180 days? Wondering how it compares. 4w
Readergrrl @staci.reads Yes, loved 180 Days. Have you joined the FB group for that text? So helpful! 4w
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Winter Solstice | Rosamunde Pilcher
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Chrissyreadit 🖤❤️🖤 1mo
sprainedbrain Thank you for sharing! 💙 1mo
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Witchery | Juliet Diaz
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I am so excited by the wonderful #AllHallowsReadSwap package from @Texreader !! Gourmet chocolate, socks, and some witchy reading?!?! Yes, please!!! Thank you so much!! And the card you made is adorable!! You are very creative. Thank you, again!!

Readergrrl I realize I should have posted this yesterday, but it was my daughter‘s first Homecoming Dance and hubs and I were designated drivers. So busy all day and then we literally fell into bed at midnight once we finally got home. Nothing like a car of screaming 15 year old girls!! 1mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego That chocolate looks awesome. 1mo
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MaleficentBookDragon Well that sounds like you had a scary day yesterday. 👻😂 1mo
Readergrrl @MaleficentBookDragon Yes,yes, yes, but also so much fun!! Thank you for hosting this swap!! 1mo
Texreader I‘m so glad you like it all! Have a wonderful Halloween!! 1mo
Readergrrl @Texreader I meant to say, too, that I love Jenny Lawson! I‘ve only visited her bookshop online, so I‘m a bit jealous that you‘re able to go in person. Is it as fun as I imagine? 1mo
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Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life With Words | Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge
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Here‘s my last ditch effort to get a couple more people to sign up for Group U (poetry) for Round 13 of LMPBC. Check it out! No rules, just rhyme (or no rhyme, if you prefer)!

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080444aead2ca0ff2-l...

#LMPBC #Round13

mcipher I‘m in! So excited for poetry!! 1mo
Butterfinger I did it. Would narrative poetry count? A novel in verse? 1mo
Readergrrl @Butterfinger What I love about poetry is its vast array of forms. I think narrative poetry/novels in verse would certainly count, as well as collections based on topic, style, or by a single author… There is so much out there! 1mo
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Readergrrl @Hazel2019 @mcipher @Butterfinger I‘m going to explore a little and find some books I‘d like to read. I‘ll create another post, so you can all help me choose mine. I don‘t want to select a book everyone‘s read before. Of course, with verse, that‘s often the point. 😊 1mo
Hazel2019 @Readergrrl @mcipher @Butterfinger I will do the same! Need to come up with some options 🙃 1mo
mcipher @Readergrrl @Butterfinger @Hazel2019 I‘ll work on a list this weekend 👍👍 1mo
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5/5 ⭐️ Gosh, I enjoyed the book! True, some parts were quiet, but just such a lovely read! I felt like I had joined Addie on her journey and Henry broke my heart. I suggest reading this bundled under a snug blanket on a quiet and cold evening with stars visible through a window. I was worried that there might be some cliche sections, but Schwab‘s writing was both lyrical and polished. Thoroughly enjoyed!

rockpools That sounds lovely! 1mo
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Blackhouse | Peter May
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Hi Team! What are your thoughts on this novel? If you‘ve already read it, do let me know. I have other ideas, but this one has come highly recommended by a thriller aficionado friend.
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I accidentally deleted my original post! Oops!!

Littlewolf1 Never read it so sounds good to me 1mo
Alfrazier21 Never read it! Sounds interesting!! 1mo
Crazeedi A great series!!!!! 1mo
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Karisa Works for me! @Crazeedi Do we need to have read the others in the series first or does it work on it‘s own? 1mo
Readergrrl This one is the first in a trilogy. I hope I like it enough to keep reading the others! Tartan noir can be so awesome! Hope it lives up to the hype. 1mo
Crazeedi @Karisa as @Readergrrl says it's the first in the trilogy I really enjoyed the trilogy and his other series are excellent too! 1mo
Crazeedi So you can definitely read as a standalone 1mo
Karisa @Crazeedi @Readergrrl Sweet! Sounds like a great pick 😊 I‘m excited to read this one! 1mo
Crazeedi @Karisa if you enjoy, get his other series for example 1mo
Karisa @Crazeedi Oh! I have heard good things about that one. My friend was telling me to read that one too. I didn‘t put it together that it‘s the same author. I don‘t read tons of thrillers so it‘s great to have readers that know. Thank you! 🥰 1mo
Crazeedi @Karisa you're quite welcome, I love sharing good authors. @EadieB turned me on to him!! 1mo
EadieB @Crazeedi @Littlewolf1 @Alfrazier21 @Karisa @Readergrrl He is my most favorite author. You should join his FB page as he has videos about his books. Very interesting! (edited) 1mo
Readergrrl Sounds like it‘s a done deal! Peter May it is!! So exciting! 1mo
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Anyone interested in reading some poetry for #Round013 of #LMPBC ? If you are, check out @suvata ‘s page for her Signupgenius page and go to Group U. We need 2 more Littens!! I‘m not sure how much longer her sign up page will be open! Suellen is a hero for putting this all together! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080444aead2ca0ff2-l...

suvata Thank you, and they have until the end of this month to sign up. 1mo
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The Black Cat | Edgar Allen Poe
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My package is on its way for #AllHallowsReadSwap and I hope it brings more treat than trick!! 🎃👻🧛🏼‍♀️🧟‍♀️ It should arrive by October 21st!!

Crazeedi What a great picture ❤ 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon Oh that looks like my Harpy. Awwww. 🐈‍⬛ 2mo
Readergrrl I love black cats!!! 2mo
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I received my package for #AllHallowsReadSwap and I‘m so excited! 🎃👻🧛🏼‍♀️🧟‍♀️

Chrissyreadit Your photo is so pretty and atmospheric! 2mo
Bookzombie I agree with @Chrissyreadit ! 2mo
Readergrrl Aww, thanks @Chrissyreadit and @Bookzombie !! I had lots of fun decorating for Halloween this year! The outside of my house is just this side of tacky!!! 2mo
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Autumnal Sunset | E J Jackson
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I love my treats for #FallingForFallSwap !!!! Mary Oliver‘s work is just so lovely and I‘m eager to dive in!! I shall set myself up with a big cuppa, light some incense, and snuggle in…. just take a peek at that little hedgehog! So cute!

TheBookHippie Oh yay !!!!! I‘m so glad you like it all!!! 2mo
Avanders 😍😍🍁🍂🧡 2mo
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The Only Good Indians | Stephen Graham Jones
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This book kept me entranced! I found that I‘d have to stop reading again and again just to absorb the action and horror of some scenes and the emotion and meaning of others. I liked the abrupt shift of POV between chapters and the subtle shifting within chapters. Excellent horror storytelling with heart and emotion, revenge and regret! I‘m looking forward to more from this author!! 4.5/5⭐️

SamAnne So good! 3mo
Tonton Graham is so good! Mongrels is when I discovered him. 3mo
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I got a surprise in the mail! Very excited for opening day!
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#FFFS
@Avanders

Avanders Yay!! 🍁🍂🧡🍁🍂🧡 3mo
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Clue | Paul Allor
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#LittensDressedInBlood I‘m selecting this photo for today‘s prompt (Mrs. Peacock in the library) because, even those these aren‘t my shelves nor a library, it is my favorite photo of my daughter surrounded by books! This was taken a few years ago at the Book Barn in Niantic, Connecticut. We LOVE to read!!

Nute It‘s a very cute photo. I love how she is holding her foot while she reads! It makes me wonder what kind of poses I have struck while lost in reading amongst the shelves in bookstores.🥴 3mo
Readergrrl @Nute I remember reading while slumped upside down on my grandmother‘s sofa, my feet propped up on the wall…. 😂 3mo
wanderinglynn Super awesome photo! 🤩 3mo
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MidnightBookGirl What a great picture! I wish I had pics of myself reading as a kid, so she‘s going to love this some day! 3mo
TheBookHippie AWE. 3mo
Chelsea.Poole Love this! 3mo
Avanders Hello! Checking on #FallingForFallSwap #fffs package — all packages were supposed to be shipped by this past Wed 9/8. I may have missed your notice… but can you verify when your package was shipped? Thanks! 🍁🍂 3mo
Readergrrl @Avanders Oh dear! I forgot to post my package! I mailed it out on Friday to my secret person! It should be there well before the opening date!! 3mo
Readergrrl @Avanders I meant to take a picture but was rushing around on Friday and completely forgot! (edited) 3mo
Avanders Ok great - thanks for the update! 🧡🍁🍂 3mo
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@BookwormAHN I think you‘ve done a little sleuthing!! The Black Stallion is my favorite childhood book, I have a yellow dog, and, as a teacher, I‘m often “marking words.” Great job! I love them! Thank youuu!!!!! #SummerBookmarkSwap

BookwormAHN Your welcome 😺 3mo
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@JenaJenkins Thank you SO much for for these bookmarks! I read The Ninth House by Bardugo and adored it! I haven‘t read Crooked Kingdom yet but have Shadow and Bone on my TBR right now!! Thank youuu!! #SummerBookmarkSwap

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Finally got all my held mail from USPS and I‘m so excited to use my new bookmarks!! Thank you to @cwarnier for hosting one of my favorite swaps!!! I‘ll post my photos ASAP! #SummerBookmarkSwap

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Bookmark Days | Scot Gardner
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#SummerBookmarkSwap
I am away on vacation for a week or so, but I see that I have received bookmarks from @cwarnier and @JenaJenkins !! I‘ll be so excited to open them when I get home! Yay!

 @JenaJenkins Have you received mine yet? I worry about the USPS losing items!

@LapReader I mailed yours last week too, but I suspect they will take a little longer to reach you! 😊🐨

cwarnier Enjoy your vacation. 4mo
JenaJenkins I got them & loved them! Handmade items are so special - thank you!! 4mo
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The Ballad of Black Tom | Victor LaValle
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This was a fun and fast read by one of my favorite authors, Victor LaValle. I think I would have liked to see the story more fleshed out, but, as a novella, I quite enjoyed the experience. I loved the HBO series, Lovecraft Country, and this novella felt the same. Overall, I‘ll give this a 4/5 ⭐️ because it was just what I was looking for: escapist, dark, fast, and fun! ☠️🐙🎸🔪

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Bookmark Days | Scot Gardner
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I just mailed off my bookmarks to @JenaJenkins @BookwormAHN and @LapReader Thank you @cwarnier for hosting this year‘s #SummerBookmarkSwap !!

BookwormAHN Great, I'll watch it 😺 4mo
JenaJenkins Excited! 4mo
Readergrrl @LapReader Hi! I was wondering if you ever received the bookmarks I sent you? I know the US Postal Service has been wonky these last 2 years… 🤞🏼🤞🏼🤞🏼 2mo
LapReader Not yet but Australia Post is also wonky. 2mo
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Barbie Chang | Victoria Chang
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@ErinSueMreads Thank you so much for this book of poetry and the lovely journaling kit! I can‘t wait to take it on vacation next week! I‘ve never read Victoria Chang‘s work so I‘m doubly pleased to be introduced to a new poet. The fact that you remembered it so clearly from you college class makes extra eager to read her work. Thank you so much!!
#PoetrySwap2021

Chrissyreadit Love it! 4mo
TheBookHippie Wow!!! Looks wonderful! 4mo
ErinSueMreads Yayyyy I'm so glad you liked it! 4mo
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You | Caroline Kepnes
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Finished this in record time!! Fun read that allowed my brain to decompress after rereading Tolstoy for school. 🥵 I do love an unreliable narrator! Several layers of character development as I realize that no one is really reliable! Engaging inner dialogue that left me sympathizing with a very horny psychopath!😳 I haven‘t watched the TV series, but friends say it‘s good. I doubt there‘s as much masturbation in the televised version! 😂😂😂
4/5⭐️

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Madam | Phoebe Wynne
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Gothic mystery. Scotland. Antiestablishment. I wanted to love this novel more, but I found myself skipping to the end to see what would happen. Typically, this is my favorite genre and anything Scotland is always going to head to the top of my TBR pile. Unfortunately, this just missed the mark for me. I was annoyed by the main character and I found the conflict to be a bit unrealistic. I hate to trash a novel, but I can only give this 3/5 ⭐️

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Hi Everyone! Im excited for this bookmark swap!! #SummerBookmarkSwap

JenaJenkins Ooh exciting! 4mo
BookwormAHN So am I 😺 4mo
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Turtle Island | Gary Snyder
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And my #SummerPoetrySwap #PoetrySwap package is on its way to @ErinSueMreads !! I hope Erin enjoys reading my selected poet as much as I do!!

TrishB Cool wrapping paper 😁 5mo
Chrissyreadit ❤️🙌😍😘💥 5mo
Readergrrl @TrishB Yes, I love this paper too! It‘s the last of a roll I bought to wrap a book swap package a few years ago! Hope I can find it again! 5mo
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TheBookHippie So pretty! 5mo
ErinSueMreads Yay I can't wait!!!! Yours is going out shortly! 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Love the wrapping paper 5mo
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Love to collect bookmarks like I do? Head over to @cwarnier ‘s page to sign up!!! What a fun and easy swap!

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Great story! I am an atheist, but don‘t really doubt that a man named Jesus, who preached love and was crucified during the the time of Herod Antipas, existed. The Romans were fastidious record keepers! I know some are appalled at Kidd‘s reimagination, but I find it appealing to think of Jesus as a real man, compelled to change his world for the better. It gives me more hope to think that if he could act this way, then maybe we all could! 4/5⭐️

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I am so excited for this #PoetrySwap !! Thank you for hosting this swap; I‘m looking forward to reading more poetry!!

ErinSueMreads Me too!!!! Your answers should make shopping very fun! 5mo
Readergrrl @ErinSueMreads I‘ve already got some ideas for you based upon the novels you posted on your “Have Read” list. Is there anything specific you could tell me? Classical poetry and Naturalism is kinda my thing!! 5mo
ErinSueMreads I'm just getting into the naturalism side! I have learned to appreciate the great American poets yet. I'm a huge huge fan of the Victorian romantics. I'm sure that doesn't help much but there ya go 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 5mo
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Readergrrl Hmmm… Thinking cap is on! 5mo
TheBookHippie Me too!!! So excited!!! 5mo
Chrissyreadit Love this image!! I‘m excited we have a group who wanted to do this ❤️ 5mo
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Verity | Colleen Hoover
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After a looong reading slump, I finished this psychological thriller in a matter of hours! It kept me up late and I had to get up early to finish it! A fun read, if a little predictable, that kept the pages turning! I‘m trying not to leave any spoilers, but it‘s made me wonder just exactly how much of a genius one would have to be to manage such mindplay!!! A good beginning to getting back into my reading groove! I‘ll give this 3.5⭐️/5⭐️

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Lace Reader | Brunonia Barry
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Hi All! I‘ve just sent everyone on my team a little token of my appreciation for your patience with me. I‘m very sorry, but I just can‘t keep up with this round‘s reading schedule. It‘s no one‘s fault but my own, so I‘m sending Lace and 10,000 Doors on unread by me. I have had a difficult year and even though reading is my escape and my passion, my responsibilities took up all of my personal reading time. I‘m deeply sorry to let my team down!!

tdrosebud I'm behind too so I understand. Do you want me to bypass you when I'm ready to send the next book? 6mo
Readergrrl @tdrosebud As much as it kills me to say so, but, yes, you should bypass me. The books everyone picked were all on my Wish List and I was so excited to read them, but I‘m just too darn busy. Thank you for your understanding!! 💜💜💜 6mo
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Mynameisacolour Don't sweat it, these things happen. 6mo
Chrissyreadit Hi! We have your sign up for the poetry swap but it did not include your email and address - can you email Christine with the info social@bookhippie.com 5mo
Chrissyreadit Im sorry- we have to hear from you by midnight so we can send matches - if we don‘t hear from you we have to pull you 😢 5mo
Readergrrl @Chrissyreadit Oh dear, I could have sworn that I added it on a comment on your original post!!! I will email Christine ASAP. 5mo
Readergrrl @Chrissyreadit I just emailed my info to Christine at social@bookhippie.com Please let me know if it made it. Thank you for contacting me! I didn‘t see your comment from 2 days ago at all even though I‘ve been on Litsy multiple times recently!! 5mo
TheBookHippie Got it! We are alll set! ♥️ 5mo
Readergrrl Thank you @Chrissyreadit and @TheBookHippie I‘m looking forward to this swap! 5mo
Chrissyreadit 🙌😘 5mo
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I must apologize to my #LMPBC group! I‘m so behind! I‘m about 3/4 of the way through The Lace Reader and just received 10000 Doors in the mail. It‘s just end of school year craziness in the most chaotic year ever. I have seniors, so getting them in the path to graduation has been ALL consuming! School ends on June 8 and I will have both out to next on the list by then. Im so sorry!!

rockpools Your bitmoji looks very much like my day today - only mine would be less well turned-out, and the stapler would probably be buried under another heap of paper! Good luck with the next couple of weeks! 6mo
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Has anyone here read Octunnumi? I can‘t find it in the search cache. I bought this simply because it was so striking and so intriguing. The aligned website is gorgeous and even the packaging was a treat. I haven‘t dared to read because I‘m afraid of marring its beauty!!

https://www.the-octunnumi.com

DrexEdit Wow! That is a nifty cover! 😍 7mo
The_Literary_Jedi Legend says if you talk about it, gnomes will come to your house at night and steal all your left shoes. 😈 (and it IS a pretty book & website) 7mo
Nu-Bibliophile Got this book too! It's so beautiful. 7mo
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Sweetkokoro They closed orders for this and I‘m so sad as I finally got the money for it. Hopefully it‘s everything it‘s cracked up to be. 7mo
Palimpsest I saw this recently on an Instagram post and was initially intrigued by the name and typeface, but I couldn‘t even find out what it is about. 🤷‍♀️ I felt the Goodreads description was sort of vague. Still intrigued by whatever fantasy this is. 7mo
Clare-Dragonfly Hmm… somebody I follow was reading this. Maybe @Branwen ? 7mo
AJBowers I have this book too! Have not gotten a chance to read it yet though. 7mo
Branwen @Clare-Dragonfly @Readergrrl Yes! It was me! I'm about halfway through it and absolutely LOVE it! It's confusing, wacky, strange, beautiful, and utterly unlike anything I've ever read before! 😍📚💕 #theoctunnumi 7mo
LibrarianRyan Did you unbox this on TikTok? I think I saw it. I am horrible at names and screen names so I probably didn't connect the two. 7mo
Readergrrl @LibrarianRyan No, that wasn‘t me! But I sure would have loved to have seen someone else‘s reaction!! 7mo
Suet624 So beautiful! 7mo
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Lace Reader | Brunonia Barry
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Received my next book for #LMPBC just in time for vacation!!! Yay!!

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Riot Baby | Tochi Onyebuchi
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I just finished Riot Baby and I can‘t stop thinking about it. Onyebuchi‘s writing style reminds me of NK Jemisin‘s dystopian anger with a heaping helping of Spike Lee‘s lens on racial injustice. I finished wondering how a dystopian/fantasy novel could reflect reality so authentically! This novel is for my fantasy-themed #LMPBC and I hope that they like it. It took me a little bit to get into the shifting time frame, but once I did...🔥🔥🔥 4/5⭐️

Readergrrl I will be mailing this out to @Mynameisacolour tomorrow afternoon. (edited) 8mo
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Swapsies | Fiona Roberton
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Any book swaps happening in the near future? I haven‘t seen any come across my feed lately.

BeaG I would like to know too. 9mo
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Vaccine Nation | David Lender
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Not book related, but I‘m just so excited!! Hope everyone can get their shots soon!!

AmyG Yay! 🎉 9mo
JackOBotts Love love love these posts! 🤗💜 9mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Congratulations! 9mo
Lovesbooks87 Yay! So exciting! 9mo
kspenmoll Congratulations!!! I got my second vaccine Wed. Feels so freeing! 9mo
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O. M. G. @Heideschrampf My #Bestof2020Swap package arrived TODAY!! It flew from Germany to the US in just days but has languished in Postal Purgatory for the last 2.5 months!!! I absolutely LOVE everything and your very sweet note! That might be my favorite part!! I will be having tea while reading tonight!! Thank you for everything! Just so wonderful and a VERY welcome surprise on a boring March morning! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! 🌞💐😊📚

candority Wow, that took so long 😭 I‘m so glad it arrived though! I love that mug 🦊💕 9mo
Heideschrampf Yay! I‘m so happy it FINALLY came! Incredible how long it took, but i‘m just glad it didn‘t get lost in the mail and you like it ❤️ please excuse the slight kitsch-factor, this book swap came right at the perfect time for some much needed release 🙈🤣 (edited) 9mo
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Here I am wearing my new t-shirt! My students loved it!! Thank you!! #BlitsyHistoryMonth #BHMS

Mitch Oh wow - it looks great on you ♥️ 9mo
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@Mitch Thank you so much for my#BlitsySwap package! I love everything and haven‘t read any of those books! I‘m wearing the T-shirt to school tomorrow and can‘t wait to show my treasures to my students, but the chocolate is unlikely to survive the night!! I love British milk chocolate! Nothing can compare!! #BlitsyHistoryMonth #BHMS

Readergrrl @Mitch my daughter reminds me that Galaxy bars were her only choice the summer we spent in Scotland. Now I have to share!! Haha!!! 9mo
Chelleo Great shirt! 😍 9mo
Mitch Im so glad you like it all - it was a fun package to put together. Galaxy is my husbands favourite chocolate. We're a divided household - i'm in the Dairy Milk camp he's in the Galaxy camp! 9mo
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Knockout Queen | Rufi Thorpe
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I‘m not 💯 sure how I feel about this novel. Yes, inappropriate relationships between a teen and his older lovers, a teen girl and her volleyball coach, violence, alcoholism, but none was gratuitous and, in fact, was the basis for their very messed up lives. Yet it was a love story at its heart, between an almost-out teen and his giant (6‘3”) neighbor in the throes of mean girl HS drama. Michael and Bunny will stay with me for long time! 4/5⭐️

Readergrrl @cwarnier I just mailed this off to you! Thanks for the read! I‘ve talked a lot about this book to my friends and some of my HS seniors. I‘m not satisfied with the ending, but maybe that‘s the point! 9mo
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These Old Shades | Georgette Heyer
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@cwarnier Finally finished this novel! I don‘t know what took me so long! Just busy, I guess... Fun read! I enjoyed the dialogue and time period. I started the next book in our #LMPBC group, The Knockout Queen, yesterday and I can‘t put it down! I must be getting out of my book slump. Yay!! I‘ll be mailing that one out by the end of the week!

Vansa I love Georgette Heyer's books! Have you read the sequel to this, dealing with their son's story? It's called Devil's Cub. 9mo
Readergrrl @Vansa No, not yet! I‘ll put it on my TBR wish list! Thanks! 9mo
cwarnier It showed up today in the mail! 9mo
Readergrrl @cwarnier Excellent! I‘ll be mailing out The Knockout Queen later today! 9mo
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Riot Baby | Tochi Onyebuchi
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Hello #LMPBC #GroupI I‘ve been waiting for a batch of books I ordered and finally got my hands on the tagged book that I‘ve been oh-so-eager to read. I‘ve suggested it to several friends and it came highly recommended as a “Best of 2020.” At only 173 pages, I‘m leaning heavily this way as I‘ve just finished a couple of chunksters. However, if anyone has already read it, I‘ll certainly choose another. Thoughts?

rjsthumbelina Fine by me! 10mo
tdrosebud Works for me! 10mo
Mynameisacolour I'm good with it too! 10mo
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Thank you so much for my #HappilyEverAfterSwap package!! I love everything and I can wait to read these books! I do have a copy of The Hazel Wood, but I also love to bring books into my classroom that I‘ve enjoyed! This is perfect!! Now I have one to reread at home and one to loan to students! Even though I‘m going out to dinner shortly, I‘ve already begun snacking on the Kisses! Yummy!!! Thank you so much!!! @Charityann

tracey38 Looks like an amazing package! I really want to real Nevermoor as well. Love everything you got. 10mo
Chrissyreadit Looks amazing!😍💕😍💕😍 (edited) 10mo
KatieDid927 Cute socks! 10mo
Charityann Yay! Glad you like everything!❤️😊 10mo
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