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ShannonColleen

ShannonColleen

Joined August 2017

Who needs anything more than coffee and a good book?
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The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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Re-reading this gem 😍

MidnightBookGirl Have you every listened to the audio? Jim Dale brings the magic to life! 3w
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The last lecture | Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow
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Some days you just have to take a nice hot bath and read 🙌 #Selfcare #bookandbath

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The last lecture | Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow
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Hey, Litsy! It has been a hot second... My life these days consists of continual reading for class. Currently working on this gem!

rretzler I‘ve heard about it but never read it. I would think it would be terribly sad. 2mo
Tanisha_A @rretzler It is! :( But so well penned. 2mo
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Her | Pierre Alex Jeanty
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Her | Pierre Alex Jeanty
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Self care night 😍

Kimberlone I got the same bath caddy for Valentine‘s Day from my bf! 2mo
ShannonColleen @Kimberlone isn't it great?! 2mo
Kimberlone @ShannonColleen I‘ve only used it a few times but definitely makes bathtub reading much easier! 2mo
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A week of good news... 1. I got to start a new course for grad school! 2. I got into my dream professional clinical counseling program and start in June. Needless to say, both reading time and coffee consumption are about to go way up! 😂🎉

Avanders Congrats!! 🥳🥳 3mo
tournevis 💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺 3mo
Kalalalatja Congratulations! 3mo
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JVBaptie Congratulations!! 3mo
Bookladylinda Congratulations!!!!! 3mo
mdhughes72 Way to go! 3mo
Linsy Congrats! 🎉 3mo
JoScho 🥳💜🥳💜🥳 3mo
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Say it louder for the people in the back! 🙌🙌🙌 Hi, you are wonderful just the way you are! You are uniquely and importantly YOU! Do not compare yourself to other people!

JennyM Back at ya!!! 😘 3mo
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Lately I've been focusing more on how to be gentle with myself. Anxiety is a rough one, guys. However, this book is giving me a glimpse into the fast paced world we live in and how it perpetuates feelings of unease. To my fellow anxious humans, hang in there! You are amazing! 👏👏👏

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Fever Dream | Samanta Schweblin
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Just read this book in one sitting and I am left feeling so unsettled. I don't know how Samanta did it, but each and every page had me getting more and more tightly wound. If you are looking for a read that is confusing and unsettling - this is definitely the one!

wordzie Super 😎 3mo
BookwormM Brilliant book 3mo
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Tattooist of Auschwitz | Heather Morris
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Already hooked! This is most certainly going to be a sobering read, but it is a story that needs to be told! #goodmorning #coffee #reading #currentread

darklydreaming I finished this one recently ❤️ 3mo
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Tattooist of Auschwitz | Heather Morris
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Circe was SO GOOD. Onto the next short loan that I picked up from the library today! #bathtubreads #bookandbath

Djspens The Tattooist was sooo good! I need to read Circe... 3mo
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Did some #audiobaking for our Valentine's Day brunch tomorrow!

Reviewsbylola Adorable!! 3mo
cobwebmoth So pretty! 3mo
Heideschrampf Wow this is adorable! Hats off to you 🙆‍♀️ 3mo
BookwormM They look amazing 3mo
Britt_Bratt Those tiny macaroons are adorable! ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
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Circe | Madeline Miller
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Finally onto the book I have been anxiously waiting for! I have heard so many wonderful things about this one!

Readergrrl I loved this novel so much!! 3mo
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Finishing one and moving to another! Thankful for slow Sunday afternoons filled with coffee, baths, and reading! #bathtimereads #bookandbath #coffee

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Watching You | Lisa Jewell
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Anyone else a little too obsessed with baths? 🙋 #bathtimereads #bookandbath #coffee

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Watching You | Lisa Jewell

"She wanted to go home and shower and put on joggers and a hoodie and drink a cup of tea. But mainly she wanted wine. Lots of wine."

#mood

Tanisha_A Hahaha! Yes 4mo
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Why is it that all books you put on hold at the library end up arriving at the same time? 5 new books. All short loan and nonrenewable 😂 anyone think I can make it through all of them in 2 weeks?

Crazeedi You can do it! And it always happens like that! I had 4 books on overdrive come in like 12 hrs. 4mo
Crazeedi I'm waiting for kingsolvers book too 4mo
JoScho For sure! 4mo
Elma You got this! 4mo
ShannonColleen @Crazeedi the Kingsolver sounds soooo good! I'm pumped to read it! 4mo
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Ghost Wall | Sarah Moss
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Doesn't get much better than this 😍 Coffee and a book before I head into work

SamAnne Have it on order from the library! 4mo
ShannonColleen @SamAnne I started and finished it today! Not my favorite book, but definitely worth the read! 4mo
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Ghost Wall | Sarah Moss
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New day, new book! Up next from mount TBR: Ghost Wall!

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The Power | Naomi Alderman
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Finished this one today and I must say, it did not disappoint! Loved the book!

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Anyone else bullet journal? How do you include your reading in weekly, monthly, or special spreads? #bujo #bulletjournal

DGRachel Mine aren‘t nearly as pretty as this one. I have a special bookshelf spread where I record books for the entire year. Vertical books are bought/borrowed in current year, MountTBR books are stacked horizontally. It helps me track both my overall goal and MountTBR goal for the year. Then, each month, I list what I read, along with whether it was print, audio, or ebook, length of book, and my rating. 4mo
Heatherfeather Yes! I Bullet Journal! I only keep a running list of what I've read (and listened to) with a grade. Then I tally them up and compile them into stats at year-end. You have inspired me to do something with my TBR mountain. 😁😍 4mo
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The Power | Naomi Alderman
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The calm before the Super Bowl madness 😅❤ #bathtimereads #bathandbook

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks This looks wonderful 🛁 📚 🕯 4mo
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The Power | Naomi Alderman
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Up next from my TBR pile. I've heard so many good things about this book and can't wait to dive in!

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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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January wrap-up and MAN... There were some good books this month. Hopefully that is a good sign for the rest of 2019! Ironically, there were 2019 pages read in January!

9999 Do you have a favorite? 4mo
ShannonColleen @sskk definitely There There. However, Brave Love was a close second 4mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Awesome list there! 📚💕 4mo
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Mouthful of Birds: Stories | Samanta Schweblin
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Can you really take "too many baths"? ?? #bookandbath #bathtimereads

TheBookKeepers This looks amazing!! 4mo
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Mouthful of Birds: Stories | Samanta Schweblin
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Today was a much needed day filled with reading. Car won't start due to the cold, everything is closed... But hey, I finished a full book and am on to the next! 🎉

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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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"You don't have to defend all white people you think aren't part of the problem just because I said something negative about white culture."
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Flying through this book... Such a good read ?

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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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It feels like -50 out... So you can bet I'm staying in, putting on a warm onsie, and reading most of the day #Wisconsin #cold

booksandsympathy Has everything shut down up there? 4mo
ShannonColleen @booksandsympathy pretty much. Some things are still open, but all schools are closed, lots of businesses, postal service, etc. 4mo
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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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So... All of my holds at the library came in at the same time and I will be reading nonstop for the forseeable future. For those keeping track I now have 14 books checked out 😅❤

Tanisha_A Great stack! 📚 4mo
Emilymdxn There There is soooooo good! 4mo
ShannonColleen @Emilymdxn I just started it! I have been so excited to read it! 4mo
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Euphoria | Lily King
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Well, Wisconsin is pretty much closed today due to Winter Storm Beth... That means a day filled with coffee, music, reading, and nowhere to be 😍

Booksnob Same for Minnesota. 4mo
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Euphoria | Lily King
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Finished off some wine, had a cozy evening in the bath, and made progress on a book? Does it get any better? #bathtubreads #bookandbath #wine

britt_brooke Absolutely perfect!! 4mo
Djspens Perfect Saturday! 4mo
CouronneDhiver Gorgeous. Love this set up 4mo
BookNAround This book was fantastic. 4mo
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Euphoria | Lily King
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It feels like -25 outside, so you can bet I'm spending the day off in my warm bed reading 🙌

BilboBookends Love your pillow ♥️♥️♥️ 4mo
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Snow meant comimg home early from work which means #bookandbath 😍

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So excited for this advance copy 😍 I have a feeling I'm not going to be able to put this one down!

Tanisha_A Great picture! 4mo
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Taking this weekend to be an introvert and take care of myself and I could not be any more excited 😍 #selfcare #anxiety #lotsofreading #bathtimereads

ju.ca.no Enjoy!! 4mo
Djspens That looks like a perfect weekend! 4mo
Emilymdxn I‘m having the same weekend myself! I‘m an extrovert personally but currently I‘m sick and exhausted and trying to focus on giving my body what it needs rather than jamming in more plans (which made me sick in the first place...) 4mo
ShannonColleen @Emilymdxn I get that! It is so hard to slow down sometimes, but so necessary! 4mo
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Some nights call for a solo trip to your favorite wine bar to read 🙌🍷💙

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I may have gone a little overboard and checked out 8 books from the library this week... But I mean, is that so wrong? 😬

readordierachel Not at all! You're among friends 😉 4mo
TrishB Nope 😁 4mo
Crazeedi That's normal!😉 4mo
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Island | Aldous Huxley
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"Don't try to behave as though you were essentially sane and good natured. We're all demented sinners in the same cosmic boat - and the boat is perpetually sinking."

LazyDays Nice!😃 4mo
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Island | Aldous Huxley
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I have somehow never read this! Took a trip to the library today and picked up way too many books... Looking forward to lots of reading this year!

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Family Resource Management | Tami James Moore, Sylvia M. Asay
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What were your favorite holiday reads this year?
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Enjoyed a nice Christmas break, but now it is time to get back into grad school studies! First class this semester: family resource management.

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New bath tray AND a new book? 👌

RosaS Looks amazing! 5mo
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Some days self care is necessary ❤

Reecaspieces Totally agree...my feet hurt! 🙄😬. But wine and book are helping. 5mo
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Some light evening reading 😅 Learning more about how to love and care for children who have been through trauma. #psychology #therapy #trauma

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2am Thoughts | Makenzie Campbell
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New wine from wine club AND a new book? Sounds like the perfect combo 😍

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Untitled | Unknown
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MAT: check!
All that is left are these essay questions! Counseling school is within reach - finally 😅

Any psychology, mental health, or counseling book recommendations you guys have?

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After a long day, a cozy night with an audio book sounds perfect!

julesG 😍 5mo
Emilymdxn This is idyllic! 5mo
MyBookSwapClub I love the decor :) 5mo
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Got a KitchenAid as an early Christmas gift so now my life pretty much consists of baking and audio books...

Today's bake: pistachio and dried cherry biscotti
Today's book: Insomnia by Stephen King

sprainedbrain Hooray for audiobaking!! ❤️ 6mo
BookNAround Yum! 6mo
Craftylikefox I love my Kitchen Aid!! Enjoy!! 6mo
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Snow on the ground: ✔
Tree up: ✔
Fake fireplace: ✔
Hot chocolate: ✔
New book: ✔

Unpopular opinion: I firmly believe you can be thankful AND holly jolly at the same time 😬

Schnoebs 🙈🙉🙊 6mo
CouronneDhiver Yes!!! 🤩🤩🤩 6mo
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Do any of you have freezing cold offices? No fun at all! Thankfully I have a space heater and a warm blanket so I can keep working on research for congregation members! #freezing

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Restless nights and early mornings call for new books! #insomnia