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RiaWritten

Joined November 2016

LibraryThing member RiaWritten

Book garbage. Cross stitcher. Reader of shampoo bottles when the magazines run out. They/them pronouns.
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George | Alex Gino
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Happy Coming Out Day! I'm going to be spending mine mostly doing homework but also hopefully reading this. For anyone who doesn't know I am asexual, panromantic, and gender questioning (they/them pronouns please).

4thhouseontheleft I love this book. 1w
audraelizabeth I loved the book. As a heterosexual, i found it very insightful. 1w
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Today's library snag. I'm hoping I can get my act together schoolwise so I can make some time for this one.

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Here's my new tarot deck resting after a super intense reading. I'm super tired from it too but I still want more. This work feels really good to me actually.

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I'm starting to learn tarot, which I've sort of always been curious about about. Got this from the library and read it cover to cover in less than 16 hours (which includes sleeping). My first deck is on it's way and should be arriving tomorrow, along with my own copy of this book. I can't wait to get started!

CoffeeCatsBooks What deck did you get? 4w
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I checked out too many library books by accident. When it's one or two at a time it can be hard to tell until suddenly yikes. 🙀

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Etsy | Marianna Hart
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For those of you who remember my Blind Date with a Book endeavor, there's a sale on! If you've been waiting, now is a really good time to pick one up. Please feel free to spread this around. :) https://www.etsy.com/shop/APenForHire?coupon=BLINDDATE20

RiaWritten Probably also worth noting, when I get back from the trip I'm currently on, I'll probably be adding more items to the shop! 1mo
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Pickpick

I am legit cackling. This was adorable.

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It | Stephen King
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I went to a clowns only screening of It Chapter 2 last night. This is before. The after photo was a lot messier because I had just cried for three hours. There were flaws of course, but that was good, y'all.

vivastory So awesome! 🎈🎈 1mo
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Pickpick

I am screaming this was fantastic

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Taproot | Keezy Young
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But....but...it's over?? I wasn't done and now I'm crying because I loved it so much.

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Angel Catbird, Volume 1 | Margaret Atwood
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Pickpick

Took a break from schoolwork to read this gem cover to cover in about an hour. Really enjoyed the story behind it's creation. Can't wait to snag volume 2!

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Oops! | David Shannon
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My storytime thing I am doing on YouTube, which was supposed to be starting there today, is only having a soft release today. I was not able to get my channel up and running soon enough, so I can't stream there yet. I'll post it tonight after I stream it on Facebook, but feel free to subscribe now for updates! (Book will be The Secret Garden!) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJA1K5F84tRxN8b8R1d1ikw?view_as=subscriber

RiaWritten For anyone interested, here's the video link for the first chapter - https://youtu.be/_AK5ESrSdK4 2mo
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Here's a grad school adventure. I must admit I'm cackling.

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Help Me Please | Barbara D'Amato
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I got a new phone and I have some audiobooks from audiobook sync's summer freebies that I can't figure out how to transfer over. I looked up how much they would cost to replace and, as I suspected, it is prohibitive. Does anyone have any experience with this? I'd love to keep the books without having to keep the phone if at all possible.

Megabooks There‘s no way to just download and sign into the app with your account name/email and password? I‘m not familiar with this service, but that‘s how it‘s worked for me with other services. 2mo
RiaWritten @Megabooks Unfortunately it seems they're not located in the cloud anywhere. When I downloaded the app on the new device it had no record of them. 2mo
Megabooks @RiaWritten Yikes!!!!!! I‘m so sorry! 2mo
RiaWritten @Megabooks It's ok! I've essentially decided to hold onto the other phone just to listen to those. Maybe I'll be able to knock them all out in a year! Could be a fun challenge. 😸 2mo
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The Secret Garden | Frances Hodgson Burnett
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So the votes are in! I‘ll be reading The Secret Garden on Monday evenings at 5:30pm (MST)/7:30pm (EST). I‘m starting this on the 26th of August, and will share a link as time gets close. Looking forward to it! 😻

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Today‘s #Library #BookHaul! Couldn‘t resist, even though I have way too many out as it is. 🙀

JulietBooks Never mess with an elderly lady. 🤨 2mo
BeckyandBooks 😍 2mo
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Read-Aloud Handbook | Jim Trelease
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I‘m going to be reading aloud weekly on YouTube! I initially said fb live but then realized that would exclude my list fam! If you‘re interested in being read to, the survey link is below. :) https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf0qBRkdaUZgwQa9uSiX1xG6hZjDXGnpBaxId2V...

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It | Stephen King
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So I‘m going to the clowns only screening of It: Chapter 2 in September. My costume arrived today. Wish me luck!

MCYmermaid 🤡🤡🤡💀🤡🤡🤡 2mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Um. I love everything about this post. 🤡🎈 2mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Please share photos of this event. 😁 2mo
8little_paws Yes we demand photos!!! 2mo
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At my library. 🖤

ValerieAndBooks Time to read 😂!! 2mo
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Moving Day | Meg Cabot
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Driving all my stuff from New Jersey to Colorado which means I‘ll be reunited with all my books! It also means I‘ll be doing a massive book purge in the next few weeks. Would anyone be interested in being kept abreast of that?

Lcsmcat Safe travels! 2mo
ValerieAndBooks Travel safe! Where in Colorado? I lived there for a few years (now in PA). 2mo
RiaWritten @ValerieAndBooks Longmont! It‘s an ok town. I sorta grew up here but I‘ve been away for a while. 2mo
ValerieAndBooks Ahh! For me it was Monument (near Colorado Springs). The mountain views are really the only thing I miss 🙂. Good luck with everything! 2mo
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid | Jeff Kinney
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Well it was cute, but Greg is kind of a little jerk, isn‘t he?

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Trying to bust through this reading slump with middle grade fiction. I hope this works!

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I was unsure about this book until this moment. Now I think I really like it.

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Back on the writing wagon with this rad new notebook! Also, pretty sure “Just a Phase” would be a great title for a sitcom about queer werewolves.

Megabooks It so would!!!!! 4mo
rather_be_reading 😍😍 4w
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“If you‘re a famous smuggler, you‘re not doing it right.” Glorious watercolor art by my friend. I‘m so proud to own this!!

Leftcoastzen That‘s great! 4mo
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Wild Milk | Sabrina Orah Mark
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“I think I‘ll go to the library to return some books and not check anything new out!” They said, you know, like a liar. (Yes, that‘s a different copy of Paper Girls. The other was ILL and couldn‘t be renewed.)

ShyBookOwl I love Paper Girls... and everything else Vaughan does 😍 4mo
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Paper Girls | Brian K. Vaughan
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Gotta do some reading before these books come due!

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The Complete Don Quixote | Miguel de Cervantes
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Look at the adorable bookmark my little brother got me in Spain! I‘m in love. 😻

Aims42 What a good brother!! 👍🏻🤣 4mo
Annl My all time favorite character! 4mo
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Please enjoy this awkward pic of my favorite dress. (That‘s the skirt.)

wordslinger42 If you don't mind me asking, where did you get that? It would be the perfect gift for my mom! 4mo
RiaWritten @wordslinger42 I got it at Torrid, but it was a while ago. Not sure if they still have it. :/ 4mo
Erofan Super 😍 4mo
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Operation Blind Date | Justine Davis
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Here‘s the link. Check it out!! https://etsy.me/2IIg4TE

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Making progress on those blind dates! Hopefully I‘ll have them posted for sale this week. 😻

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This Is My Library | Adam Bellamy
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This is the face of a person who has a CONFIRMED NEW JOB AS A SHELVER IN A PUBLIC LIBRARY!!! I start this week. I am beside myself.

Lcsmcat 👏🏻👏🏻 Congratulations! 4mo
Seekingtardis Yaaaaaaaayyyy!!!!!! 🥳🥳 4mo
Branwen CONGRATULATIONS!!! WHOOOOO!!! 😀📚💕 4mo
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LiteraryinLititz Congratulations! 4mo
CaitZ Congrats! Just remember you are supposed to shelve the books, not read them all😃 I was always setting aside tons of books when I worked in a library. 4mo
BookwormAHN Congratulations 👏🏻 4mo
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Harry Potter: fun book | J.K. Rowling
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This is the face of a Slytherin who accidentally did Gryffindor makeup today.

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I‘m culling my bookshelf. Aggressively. The reason I‘m concealing the covers is because I‘ll be selling them on Etsy as Blind Dates. Keep an eye out for that link!

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Bad Decisions Playlist | Michael Rubens
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So I had the most terrible idea for a boozy party game. Take some of those gross 99 cent shooters and disguise their contents, then play a game to see who drinks which one, not knowing what they are. I‘m basically an evil mastermind. 😹

tpixie Fun!! 5mo
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My cousin is turning three so my mom and I went a little overboard picking out books for her. 😺

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Animorphs #1: The Invasion | K. A. Applegate
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Had a visitor outside my office window today. :)

Caterina Wow 😍 5mo
CoffeeCatsBooks What a beauty! ❤️ 5mo
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Here‘s (most of) the graphic novels I gotta read this summer for class. The remaining six(!) of them are on reserve from the library and should be coming in soon. Oof.

BookishTrish ❤️Uzimaki 5mo
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Exhalation: Stories | Ted Chiang
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Paisley has anxiety. Pictured here with her Thunder Jacket and my current read. #DogsofLitsy

EmilyM My "big" dog has a thundershirt, too...she gets scared of thunder. 5mo
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Oops someone left me in the library unattended. (I went in to learn about the summer reading program and grab B. J. Novak‘s The Book with No Pictures but got another novel that looks FASCINATING.

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Hopscotch | Julio Cortzar
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So I‘ve been told about this book that it is, alternately, the greatest and most profoundly moving book of all time and that it is the most pretentious piece of crap ever put to paper. So naturally I have to figure out for myself which one it is.

BookwormAHN Nice nails 💜 5mo
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Diary of a Wombat | Jackie French, Bruce Whatley
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I‘m doing a Facebook Live storytime for my friends tonight, on a whim, and here are the books I‘ve chosen! Not sure I‘ll do all of them or let folks choose but we‘ll see what happens!

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I decided to opt for a reread first, and the scariest thing about this book is how badly this copy is falling apart! I‘m greatly enjoying it nonetheless, nostalgia carries far, and am still very excited for the movie!

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Exhalation: Stories | Ted Chiang
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As some sort of bizarre coping mechanism, during the last couple weeks of classes I somehow brought home 30 LIBRARY BOOKS. Here are the ones that aren‘t picture books or currently on my mother‘s desk. (She wanted to read it. What can I say? I‘m an enabler.) Now that I‘m done with the semester I can actually maybe read some of them! But where to begin?

dragondrool I would be starting with the Kiernan. 5mo
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Its Done | Denis Gray
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SEMESTER ACCOMPLISHED

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The Dinner | Herman Koch
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Definitely one to check out! I loved it but dang was it intense. Only $1.99 today!

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Hi all! This is a quick note to say that, although I am still very into makeup and dresses, I am genderfluid and/or genderqueer in some as yet undetermined capacity. I will keep you posted, but until then, they/them pronouns please! Thank you! (Pictured is my new lipstick primer. Not sure it‘ll help, but what a name!)

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Paisley, too, is overwhelmed by my upcoming workload. #dogsoflitsy

Tamra I hear ya 6mo
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Candy | Justin M Woodward
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Just so you all know, I‘m alive! But it‘s finals week, so I won‘t really be posting much until May 10th or so. This summer expect to hear a lot more from me. I‘ll be covered in graphic novels all summer semester long! (Pic is the candy I just bought for a total of $9.10. I hope it gets me through the rest of the semester!)

eri.reads Best of luck!!! 🤗 6mo
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A little reward for finishing tonight‘s assignment on time. 😻