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Riveted_Reader_Melissa

Riveted_Reader_Melissa

Joined April 2016

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies… The man who never reads lives only one. ~George R.R. Martin.
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The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
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Foundation | Isaac Asimov
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What an odd little book...halfway through I thought it‘s a great encapsulation of the cycles human civilization seems destined to pass through & I can see why it was popular, BUT I‘m not sure if I want to read the sequels. However the end leaves you mid-story and the idea that it‘s almost impossible to overcome the inertia of society without lots of people or time is a bit chilling since it rings true and our inertia is so bad at the moment.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa One of my series on my #SeriesRead list for this summer @TheSpineView 2d
azulaco I need to re-read this. I started the audiobook and kind of got lost. I‘m thinking e-book or print is better for this story, for me. 2d
TheSpineView 😍 2d
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Ok, I‘m in, here‘s my stack! A few I knew I was going to read this summer anyway, and the rest a mix of both new and shiny and books that have been on my shelf way too long and keep getting back-burnered by new releases and library holds. I also tried to mix up the more serious, with a few shorter reads. May the odds be ever in your favor.

#14Books14Weeks

sammisho Henrietta Lacks...best book I read in 2018. How to build a Girl...one of my favorite books! 3d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @sammisho I know, there are some that I expect to be very good...but they keep getting pushed back because of library hold‘s etc. So hopefully this will be the push I need to move them up to the front of the list. 3d
LauraBrook Such a great stack! And the whole Bride‘s Story is one of my favorite manga series. Such beautiful, detailed illustrations, and it‘s a time and place I didn‘t know much about. Love it, and Kaoru Mori! 3d
TheHeartlandBookFairy So happy to have you join us! What a great stack, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was one of my all-time favorites! 3d
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I thought the Litsy community would enjoy this idea from my home state of Pennsylvania today in honor of Fred Rodgers.

This community does such wonderful things for each other every day of the year! So to all of you Happy #143DayinPA

https://143day.dced.pa.gov

#143Day

Crazeedi It's a beautiful day in the Neighborhood! won't you be my neighbor! I like you just the way you are! 3d
BookNAround My husband‘s fraternity always used 143 and one of his frat brothers and his wife had 143 engraved in their wedding rings. I wonder if all those guys knew where the original 143 came from?! 3d
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🔺Thought I‘d repost this great summer reading challenge hosted by @TheHeartlandBookFairy #14Books14Weeks one book for each week of the summer Memorial Day to Labor Day. If you are interested, check out her original post and pick your books, week one starts next week. 😉

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Foundation | Isaac Asimov
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When Asimov wants it clear this is going to be the bad advisor to the underage king. 🤪🤦‍♀️😂

suzisteffen Haha! I read that when I was 10 or 11 and managed to miss, uh, that subtle point. 5d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @suzisteffen I‘m listening on audiobook, and it‘s hard to miss then. I actually had to look it up to see if it was spelled anything like how the narrator was pronouncing it, and yep it is. 5d
suzisteffen @Riveted_Reader_Melissa OOOOH good point. I was disappointed to learn, as an adult & after reading all of his fiction, that Asimov himself was a real Wienis to women at SF conferences. 5d
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @suzisteffen ugh! I‘m always disappointed when I learn things like that too! So very disappointed! 5d
cherinium Pretty sure one of my coworkers used this word today while placing a urinary catheter in a male dog...😯😂🤣 5d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @cherinium 😂That works too! 5d
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I think I may be the only one reading these, but a few of you are still voting so🤷‍♀️

Which books from the new cannon would you like to read this summer?

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W2MKJZC

I‘ll leave the survey open all week & post the results on Mon. May 27th

 @CSeydel @alicia @bookandcat @DivaDiane @ElyssaReads @NovelGirl82 @wtimblin @trioxin_sematary @Shadowfat @callielafleur @annkuch13

Please feel free to join us!
#StarWarsBuddyRead

NovelGirl82 I‘m starting way late, but I‘m starting Queen‘s Shadow tonight! Lol! I had review copies that I had got behind on. 🤦‍♀️ 7d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @NovelGirl82 That is perfectly understandable. I hope you enjoy it! 7d
bookandcat I always have good intentions but I'm usually behind in the reading or get stuck reading for something else 😂 I enjoy being tagged and seeing the picks though! 6d
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @bookandcat 😂ok, I‘ll keep tagging you then. 6d
CSeydel Thanks for keeping me on the list! I paused my participation after Leia & the Thrawn books - I got Legends of Luke Skywalker from the library but didn‘t get too far before I had to return it. But a SW audiobook will be just the thing for our road trip in July! Work is crazy this week but over the weekend I‘ll look at the list & vote 🤩 6d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @CSeydel I do enjoy them on audiobook 6d
ElyssaReads I am super behind but finish the school year Friday and will be diving back into my TBR :) 4d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @ElyssaReads Yay for summer breaks! 4d
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I quite enjoyed this peak into Padmé life, after the war on Naboo and before her ill fated love affair began. She was a strong Queen, Senator, and fighter for freedom, I can see where her daughter inherited many of her strengths and passions....and I was happy to see more strong woman in a galaxy far far away fleshed out and given center stage. Now I want a follow up on exactly what happened after that epilogue.

#StarWarsBuddyRead
#seriesRead

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Why do I have a bad feeling that this is going to break my heart before it‘s over..... 🙈🙉

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I‘ve read a lot of great & informative books over the last few years that have helped me understand how exactly the mess we are in was formed, ingrained, and exacerbated...this one took all of that knowledge and discussed it and challenged it, taking it all to the next level. I‘m not sure if I would have appreciated this book at an earlier time without the background that came before, but it came at the perfect time for me.

All the stars!

cariashley Ooh, I‘ve got to move this one up in my audio queue. 1w
Weaponxgirl Love this one too! 1w
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Great way to end this book...with Joy!

Chelleo Thank you for sharing this quote. It‘s exactly what I needed to hear. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Chelleo You are SO welcome... I felt that way when I read it too! 1w
Chelleo At this very moment I‘m listening to a Code Switch podcast episode titled Anger: The Black Woman‘s ‘Superpower‘ where they are interviewing this author. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Chelleo Awesome! I need to make more time to listen to more podcasts.... I always mean too, but then I listen to an audiobook or music instead. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Chelleo I bet it‘s very good, she read her audiobook and did a great job. 1w
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After this one I really need to circle back and finish White Rage by Carol Anderson which I put on pause when this one came up from the library after a long wait list.

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I have to admit, I am still in some deep DEEP “white” lady denial at this statistic. He was just so repugnant during the debates and well, just as a human being for decades, I honestly find it easier to believe in much more substantial hacking (more than we will probably ever hear about), then that white women overwhelmingly preferred him.

https://navo-us.org/

Johanna414 Unfortunately, I know a ton of white women who voted for him... I can‘t understand it 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Johanna414 Ugh! And do they still love him? My father and brother still love him.🤦‍♀️ 1w
Johanna414 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa they sure do... I live in a very rural (redneck) area and I think he appeals to their prejudices- he‘s made it socially acceptable for them to be racist, sexist and homophobic so they think he‘s great. 1w
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Johanna414 I live in a similar area, it‘s so beautiful geographically but can be very ugly too. I got a new neighbor last year and remember my relief that he also hated Trump. Meanwhile the guy down the road aways replaced his American flag on his flagpole with a Trump flag and has left that flag flying for the last 2 years...I had momentary hope when it started to wear out, but he just replaced it with a newer brighter Trump flag. (edited) 1w
merelybookish Unfortunately many white women believe they benefit enough from white supremacy and patriarchy to keep things as they are. 😕 Have you read Audrey Lorde? She was calling out white women's complicity decades ago. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @merelybookish No I haven‘t, but she‘s on my long and ever growing TBR list. Cooper mentions and quotes her a few times in this book as well. And historically I get it, I totally see it, but Trump for me just had such an ick factor, and the competition was so qualified...I find it hard to believe, hence the denial. But hey, the first step is admitting you have a problem and I know I have deep denial there, which means if I know it‘s a problem.🙈 1w
merelybookish @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I've been trying to be more aware of my white woman privilege and blindness. It is humbling and uncomfortable. I follow some women of colour on social media and that has been eye-opening, instructive and stinging. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @merelybookish I joined Twitter in the last year and have done the same.... and yes, I know what you mean, this book made me feel similarly. It made personal all the facts I‘ve learned... humanizing the prescriptive even more than just the bare facts. 1w
Weaponxgirl I think with some they are privileged enough to get a certain amount of protection from the consequences and since it doesn‘t effect them then why do they care. I think being aware of the privilege we have being white is so important and something that we can never stop working on as society will bring us up with many blind spots unfortunately. 1w
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I don‘t want to steal or downplay the narrative here... but boy I do think the “Good Girl” narrative has done similar things to all women. Respectability over Rage, to our detriment...the consequences for expressing our rage, is of course less dangerous, race compounds that part of the equation by a HUGE factor...but “loud” outspoken women sure get attacked faster than quiet respectful ones, ask any women of any ethnicity on Twitter...

Riveted_Reader_Melissa ...and maybe that more than anything might make some realize their true voice in this society and expand our circle of comrades of like cause.... one can only hope. 1w
Weaponxgirl I agree! Any woman who stands her ground gets attacked and it‘s even worse for any woman who isn‘t white. 1w
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The next audiobook up for me as I work on some long overdue yard work this weekend....yes, it finally stopped raining!!

#StarWarsBuddyRead

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The Return of the Shadow | John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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It‘s amazing how a story you know so well can be so different and inthralling! I still want to know what happened to Odo during his disappearance! And Trotter, I love how that character is changing and merging before our eyes, but as always with Christopher Tolkien‘s histories I find myself deeply touched by the care he took to share his father‘s writing process with the world, it is both inspiring and insightful.

#YearOfTolkien
#LOTRHistory

Riveted_Reader_Melissa How‘s everyone doing? I feel like that one left at a bit of a cliffhanger, even if we knew it was coming. I know a bunch of us are at different stages finishing this one up, between the end of school, holidays, and just plan catching up...do you want to hold off on starting the next one until the beginning of June. More time? Less? @Daisey @JazzFeathers @eanderson @wordslinger42 @BookwormAHN @tdrosebud (edited) 1w
BookwormAHN I'd rather like to saint Christopher Tolkien for putting all these books together. Also I'll be finished by tomorrow night so whenever is fine with me. 1w
Daisey I‘m still about 4 chapters behind, have a busy weekend planned, and next week is the last week of school. So, I doubt I will finish until sometime this next week. I can probably be ready to start the next book a week from now, but I‘m good with waiting until the beginning of June as well. 1w
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Daisey Also, great review! 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @BookwormAHN Right! It really is the best account of the writing process I‘ve seen put together....and so interesting to see how ideas shift and come together. Plus it‘s a great story in all those variations, which doesn‘t hurt either.😉 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Daisey I don‘t think you are the only one who got backlogged with this one, and I know some in the US will have Memorial Holiday weekend family plans coming up too...that‘s why I thought some leeway/catch-up time might be the way to go. I‘m flexible either way, I just want to keep the group mostly together, at least in the same book. 😉. And summer is almost here, good luck grading finals and papers...your summer break is almost here. 1w
Daisey @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Thanks! This week was the tough week; next week will be fairly low key. I just have a couple classes‘ finals left to grade and end of year paperwork. 1w
JazzFeathers I'll be finish by tonight, but l don't mind wIting for the start of June to start the next one (am at the post office right now to collect it 😊) l much prefer that we are all on the same book. That's the way to go as far as l'm concerned. 1w
JazzFeathers @BookwormAHN @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Christopher is just amazing. I heard lots of people (even fans) who make fun of him, saying he's taking advantage of his father's writing and l really don't see how they can say that. His devotion is so clear to me. 1w
JazzFeathers I'll miss Trotter when the time comes. I'm getting attached to him. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @JazzFeathers Yes, it is! The way to go far is to go together.... we have our own Fellowship going on here, and I don‘t want to leave any readers behind. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @JazzFeathers I agree, so devoted and painstakingly so...the amount of time and effort this took, definitely a labor of love. And the insights to the writing process I find so interesting, like a peek behind the curtain at your favorite magic trick. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @JazzFeathers I‘ll miss Trotter too, I wish he‘d have stayed and Aragorn appeared... I‘d have been good with 2 rangers😉 1w
Daisey @JazzFeathers @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @BookwormAHN I agree! In all my reading of biographical information and these books, Christopher‘s lifelong interest in his father‘s world and his devotion are abundantly clear to me. I‘m so glad he was willing to to put forth the effort and share this work because I find the creative process so fascinating. 1w
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“-tressed teenager, a girl named Niya Kenny, stood up and yelled, “What the fuck?! What the fuck?! This can‘t happen.”(...) I was praying out loud for the girl.” “

“We cuss out of rage, and we pray that the cussing will be enough to get all the rage out. We curse those who trespass against us, and we pray usually that the rage won‘t win. We curse systems, and we pray for divine help to overcome those very same systems.”

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“...pockets. That‘s a huge minefield of structurally induced hatred to navigate.”

Angitron I loved this book!! 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Angitron So good! I listened to it on audiobook, now I just need to go find all those great quotes I want to post. 1w
JSW I wanted to quote this entire book. 1w
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I think after this week, many more white woman may finally be willing to admit that it isn‘t working for us either....at least I hope so.😢

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Although after the Catholic Church scandal I thought the same thing. 1w
ReadosaurusText Brittney Cooper is amazing! 1w
riversong153 I really loved this book! 1w
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This book is so good and so powerful, and this Sandra Bland section so much more hard hitting considering recent revelations and new video. A woman who was on her way to a new start that ended tragically.

kspenmoll Thank you for sharing this. 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @kspenmoll You are very welcome! 1w
Suet624 😞 1w
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Earthseed: The Complete Series | Octavia E. Butler
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On kindle sale today in the US!!!

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The Return of the Shadow | John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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I‘m almost to the end... but I don‘t want it to end! It‘s amazing how a story you know so well can be so different and inthralling! I still want to know what happened to Odo during his disappearance! And Trotter, I love how that character is changing and merging before our eyes , but I want to know more about this version of what would later become Pippin and Aragorn.

#YearOfTolkien
#LOTRHistory

JazzFeathers I've loved the History of Middle-Earth so far, but this part dedicated to LotR is truly special 😍 2w
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I really enjoyed these re-writes for a new generation, and for me at least, on audio with the voice actors, score, and sound effects was just as magical as the original films. Such a great trilogy to make my way through for May the 4th.

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This was a chilling mini-chapter, boring to kids I‘m sure, but a great message about how just following orders on seemingly insignificant tasks gives power to a war machine...all while the Emperor never has to leave his chair.

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I love the chapter heading in this one...especially this one. 😏

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I am still really enjoying these retelling of a very well known story (for me) written for a new generation.

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Midsummer Night's Dream | William Shakespeare
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One of the bard‘s better plays, in my opinion...a great mix of mistaken identity and fun confusion. Oberon is still a controlling ass, but the resulting mayhem is still a delightful read.

Sorry #ShakespeareReadAlong I started it and just went straight through... oopsie! 🤪

Megabooks My favorite play! 2w
readordierachel It happens 😆 2w
batsy It's quite difficult to stop when the momentum gets going 😁 2w
merelybookish Easy to be swept along in Fairyland. 😀 1w
Gezemice I am reading it, and it is soooo much easier than Henry. 1w
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This one took me a long time to get into, I tend to struggle with the outliers in the Discworld series, without the characters I‘ve grown to love. But as the action picked up at the end and the movie references came faster, it definitely got better and picked up for me, loved Gaspode and the last 1/3 of the story flew by for me.

#PratchettPosse
#OokBOokClub

And one more #SeriesRead for @TheSpineView

TheSpineView Awesome! 😊 2w
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Cold Comfort Farm | Stella Gibbons
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This one drug a bit for me at the beginning, but eventually after she started “righting” the farm I could enjoy the humor in it....take the most dysfunction farm family (think Wuthering Heights, or Jane Eyre or any Thomas Hardy) and how one city girl comes in and starts “fixing” all their issues like a more competent Austen heroine (Emma). So slow, but a good satire of the dreary fiction of the day.

#1001Discoveries

Swe_Eva If you haven't seen it yet, check out the movie-version. It is magnificent! 2w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Swe_Eva I have not, but I‘ve heard the movie is very good, twice now....so I‘ll have to watch it! 👍 2w
Swe_Eva @Riveted_Reader_Melissa It is indeed - great cast! 2w
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Emilymdxn @Swe_Eva THERES A MOVIE!??? This is like my fave comic novel ever and I had no idea there was a film! 2w
Swe_Eva @Emilymdxn Enjoy!!! Its a delight. 2w
Gezemice I loved this one, it is so funny. 1w
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The Return of the Shadow | John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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All caught up and onto the Third Phase!

You know, this is really just making me want to reread the completed version again too, and soon!
#LOTRHistory
#YearOfTolkien

JazzFeathers Confession: l'm posting my impressions about this book on my Veronese WhatsApp chat and my friends are saying that l'm making them want to read the book again. So we might do our own readalong, probably reading one chapter a week. Would you gals want me to keep you posted, so that maybe we go at the same time as well? @Daisey @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @eanderson @wordslinger42 @tdrosebud @BookwormAHN 3w
BookwormAHN Yes, I'm all in for a reread 🙋🏼‍♀️ 3w
Daisey @JazzFeathers Absolutely keep us up to date! If it‘s going to happen as we continue these, I‘m not sure I‘ll be able to fit it in, but I would be willing to try or at least follow along. 3w
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @JazzFeathers Funny, I was thinking after this one maybe I should read “The Final Phase”, before the next History book. 😂 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Daisey If we can‘t now, maybe at the end of the LOTR History books we should pause and reread the original story. I know @wordslinger42 and I talked about that while we were reading The Hobbit, that we wanted to reread the original series once these histories were finished. I think it would be very interesting to see what we notice after all the larger histories and backstories. (edited) 3w
JazzFeathers @Riveted_Reader_Melissa That would work. When l talked with my friends, they asked when l'll be finished with the Histories and l estimated more or less end of this year. So we are shopping for the beginning of next year, if nothing changes. Would that work? @eanderson @wordslinger42 @tdrosebud @BookwormAHN 3w
JazzFeathers Of course l'm talking History of Lord of the Rings, not the entire History of Middle-Earth 😉 3w
tdrosebud Ugh, I'm so far behind, planning to catch up over the next few days now that work had settled a little bit. With what little I've read though, I was thinking a reread afterwards would be necessary. 3w
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Daisey I am definitely up for a reread of the originals after the Histories! I never get tired of the stories 😊 3w
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Daisey Also, did you gals know it's Inklings week?! There's a blog called The Musings of Jamie, & she is doing giveaways throughout the week in celebration! 3w
JazzFeathers @wordslinger42 Never knew it existed a Inklings week 😱 Why just thid week? Curious. I have to check that blig out. Thanks for mentioning it 😊 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @JazzFeathers I think a plan to start 2020 with the original books sounds like a great plan. 😉 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @tdrosebud Yea, I‘m glad you are enjoying it as you read! 3w
BookwormAHN Works for me 😺 3w
Daisey @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @JazzFeathers @wordslinger42 I'm completely in favor of reading the history of the LotR books and then rereading the final stories again! Also, never heard of Inklings week, but I'll have to look it up. 3w
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers Her blog says that on May 11, Tolkien & Lewis met for the first time at Merton College for a faculty gathering & it's to honor that! May 11 is International Inklings Day & now they've turned it into a whole week's celebration! Supposedly, that's why the movie Tolkien is being released this week! 3w
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The movies, remastered for sound and picture BUT before Lucas did his wishlist of edits and corrections. The one VHS set I‘ll never part with, even if I‘m terrified to play them for fear the VHS player might eat them. It makes no sense, I know....😂

#ShowMeYourStarWars

jmtrivera I miss those! 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @jmtrivera I know! Every time I watch them now, the current versions, there are parts that just jump out at me as wrong! 3w
8little_paws I believe my parents still have this set 3w
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Jabba Sail Barge, Complete with Jabba (inside), his frog snack, and Leia watching from the window, R2 serving drinks on deck, the pit of Saralacc, there used to be a Luke waiting to escape on that skiff, but my nephew made off with him years ago... so he has escaped already 🤣

#ShowMeYourStarWars
#Maythe4thBeWithYou

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That‘s no moon!!

It‘s a space station! 😱

There‘s even a Tie fighter in the docking bay.

#ShowMeYourStarWars
#MayThe4thBeWithhYou

@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

wanderinglynn That‘s so cool! 🤩 3w
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Another mini dioramas from my Death Star....the bridge is out!

#ShowMeYourStarWars
#MayThe4thBeWithhYou

@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Clwojick 😍😍 3w
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Ok...This Death Star is really the best of my LEGO collection. I love the rooms with the mini dioramas of various scenes from the original trilogy. On this side you have thee ultimate scene from Return of the Jedi, and some some turbo canons.

#ShowMeYourStarWars
#MayThe4thBeWithhYou

@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Clwojick 😲😲😲😲😲😲 I am in love with Star Wars LEGO now. 3w
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Ok...This Death Star is really the best of my LEGO collection. I love the rooms with the mini dioramas of various scenes from the original trilogy. Luke in the garbage compactor, Leia in the cells, Old Ben disabling the tractor beam.

#ShowMeYourStarWars
#MayThe4thBeWithhYou

@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Clwojick Whoa. 😯🤩😲 3w
4thhouseontheleft I love the Lego Death Star! Although I love the Lego BB-8 just a wee bit more. 😃 3w
JazzFeathers 😲 l've seen so many pics of your collection since yesterday and l'm totally in awe. 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @JazzFeathers I‘m glad you enjoyed them! 3w
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glitterkitty459 😁😁 3w
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TK-421 😍 3w
Clwojick Mine too. 😍 3w
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AnansiGirl Nice collection! 🖤 3w
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Have you noticed a pattern yet? The corners and ends of my book shelves usually hold legos. 😂

#ShowMeYourStarWars #PhotoChallenge
#Maythe4thBeWithYou

@Clwojick @RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid

Clwojick 😍😍😍 I love ALL of it 3w
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Had to include a Chewie one today....Peter Mayhew will be missed, RIP

#ShowMeYourStarWars #PhotoChallenge
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@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Clwojick Oh my god! Tiny Chewie! ♥️ 3w
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Clwojick That‘s no moon 🌝 3w
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I think I might have to space these throughout the day...

More of my collection (run amok)...

#ShowMeYourStarWars #PhotoChallenge.
#MayThe4thBeWithYou

@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Clwojick 😱😱😱😱😱 3w
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Some of my “bigger” books...

More of my collection (run amok)...you may be sorry you ever asked this #ShowMeYourStarWars #PhotoChallenge.
#MayThe4thBeWithYou

@Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader

Clwojick ♥️📚 3w
Clwojick I need to read those books! 3w
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Some of my collection (run amok)...you may be sorry you ever asked this #ShowMeYourStarWars #PhotoChallenge.

#MayThe4thBeWithYou

Clwojick 😱😱I love it. 3w
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Passing this #photoChallenge by @Clwojick @TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader on...I can‘t wait to see everyone‘s posts.

Clwojick ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ 3w
TheReadingMermaid Thanks for reposting doll face 😘😘 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TheReadingMermaid You‘re welcome! 😉 3w
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Pickpick

I‘m really enjoying these. Just the lighthearted fare I needed this past week. I love the way they are re-written with just enough comedy and action for kids, but yet never deviate from the original story we love so much. I especially enjoyed the added Yoda stories and lessons, the for kids Jedi lessons interspersed, and finishing it yesterday just before hearing the news of Peter Mayhew‘s passing seemed so...perfect, in a way. (Cont. Below)

Riveted_Reader_Melissa ...That character he created, and brought to life, was just as warm, feisty, and fierce on audiobook as on film. Who knew so much could be conveyed by growls alone....he will be missed. 3w
Christine Really enjoyed reading these aloud with my kiddo! 3w
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Just Because | Rebecca Elliott
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A just because photo for tonight... not book related at all....but thought I‘d share anyway.

Tamra Sweet! 3w
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annkuch13 This book is so amazing! I hope everyone likes it! 4w
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