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SmartSassery

SmartSassery

Joined January 2019

Artist/Graphic Designer, Momma, Aries, NFTs, Small Business Owner, Lover of Books, EXTREME Introvert 😂 My Shops - rbf.wtf
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King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard
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Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard
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What an interesting story. It's not action packed but it kept me completely enthralled. A nice smooth read with an excellently constructed backstory. I look forward to finishing the series.

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Glass Sword | Victoria Aveyard
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I'm really enjoying this series! It's definitely not your happily ever after but it's a great story. Keeps you on your toes.

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The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
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New stamps for my #LitsyLoves 🤗💜
My daughter really wants a #LitsyLove kids edition. 🤩

CBee Omg these stamps are amazing!! 1mo
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Red Queen | Victoria Aveyard
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This book really moves! It surprised me quite a few times. I could not put it down. Finished it in two days. 🤣 Can't wait to start the next. Thinking of reading the novellas here before starting Glass Sword. I was advised not to start with them even though they are a prequel.

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Birthdays Happen | Herbert Kavet
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More birthday love. Thank you #LitsyLove Fam! @Sleepswithbooks @TheSpineView @BookwormAHN @aroc @Lovesbooks87 You guys really made my day. Thank you very much.

TheSpineView Happy Birthday! 🥰🥳🎂 1mo
SmartSassery @TheSpineView thank you! 💜 1mo
BookwormAHN 😺😺😺 1mo
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The Birthdays | Heidi Pitlor
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Thank you so much for my birthday love @Lovesbooks87!! I love the goodies. 🤩🎉

#LitsyLove

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Ace of Shades | Amanda Foody
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Oh my goodness, I really loved this book. I started it and was hooked read it all in 3 days. I could not set it down. I've already started the second.

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Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess | Nancy Springer, Serena Blasco
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Reading this series with my daughter. I have to say it keeps my attention. I'm hooked on the series as well. It's such a cute book. So many great lessons for both girls and boys. Touches topics like equality and perseverance. Lessons on responsibility, being forceful while still being compassionate. I look forward to these stories.

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I really enjoyed this book. It's an easy read but still leaves you wanting to pick it up. Very cute and a pretty dang good mystery.

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I really enjoyed this retelling. It was a bit slow to get going and a lot of time was spent on back story but one it got going it kept my head spinning. I love a story that keeps me guessing and I love a retelling from a different perspective. So this was an epic October read for me. 8 usually reread Frankenstein this time of year. I decided to change it up and I'm glad I did.

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So, here's my fat head and my partner in crime. I've been healing and recovering. Along with work and now homeschooling, that's all I could reasonably do for a bit. Please excuse my absence and thank you very for sticking around. 🖤

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💞 7mo
RedxoHearts Great pictures! 6mo
SmartSassery @RedxoHearts Thanks a bunch. 6mo
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Dune | Frank Herbert
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I've been here two years! Here's a stack of the oldest books I own. You all are the best. 💜 Thanks for always being so much fun.

Librarybelle Happy Litsyversary! 1y
SmartSassery @Librarybelle Thank you! 🤩 1y
Moonprismpower Oooh I really like this picture. The hand and the flowers. Happy Two-year anniversary! 1y
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Crazeedi Happy Litsyversary!!🎉🎉 1y
Reviewsbylola Lovely picture! Happy two years!! 1y
Wife Great pic!🌹 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome pic ❤️❤️ 14mo
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The Grisha Trilogy | Leigh Bardugo
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These are some of the series I absolutely love.
What would you recommend I read next?

CBee Have you read the Lunar Chronicles? Marissa Meyer? I LOVED those. @SmartSassery 1y
SmartSassery @CBee I gave not, but a friend of mine is reading these and I've been looking at them. They're really good huh? I have a few I've been looking at but I seem to have fun out of decisions in 2020. 😂😭🤣 1y
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SmartSassery @TheSpineView I really did love that one so much. I will never fully recover from The Thirteen. 🖤 1y
erank58 If you haven't already, check out The Diviners!! The audiobooks especially are perfection 😊 1y
SmartSassery @erank58 oh wow! I've never heard of these. Supernatural in the 20s.. . Those names. OK. You got me. 1y
CBee @SmartSassery they are amazing!! And they get better with every book 👏🏻👏🏻 1y
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@Crazeedi thank you so much for everything. I've really been wanting to journal this coming year and she is one of my favorites Authors. 💜 This was a wonderful gift. I truly appreciate it all. Thank you.

#ElfSwap

Reggie Love, love, love the skeletons! 1y
Avanders 👆🏽 Agreed! Also Merry Christmas! 🧚🏽‍♀️♥️🎄 1y
SmartSassery @Avanders & @Reggie Thank you guys! Merry Christmas to you as well. 1y
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Through the Zombie Glass | Gena Showalter
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@Crazeedi I love these books so much. 💜
Thank you a million times! I'm in love.

#ElfSwap

Crazeedi Love your shelf!! 1y
SmartSassery @Crazeedi thank you! 💜 😁 ❤️ 1y
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Elfstruck | Leila Bryce Sin
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@Crazeedi, thank you so very much for everything! I love it all so much! Books already found a home on my shelf pics to come! I'm wishing you a very warm holiday season!

#ElfSwap

Crazeedi You are so very welcome! I had fun picking your books, and I was hoping the journal was something you wanted, it was on your list, but I thought it was a book till it came! Enjoy! And merry merry Christmas and a blessed new year💗🎁🌠☃️🎄 1y
SmartSassery @Crazeedi OH yes, I truly loved it all. Thank you. You have a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year too. I hope your holiday season is filled with love and light. 1y
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Elfstruck | Leila Bryce Sin
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They keep multiplying! Look at all these goodies.

#ElfSwap

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Elfstruck | Leila Bryce Sin
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I'm so excited to open my #ElfSwap gifts! They are so pretty!

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Elfstruck | Leila Bryce Sin
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My #ElfSwap has arrived!! I'm so excited I want to open it. 💜 😂 I can wait. Promise. Thank you to my secret elf! Thank you too @Avanders. This is so much fun.

Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽 I never saw this post for some reason... but I‘m so happy you have it ☺️ 1y
SmartSassery @Avanders I'm not even sure how you would begin to keep up with as many tags as you have to be getting. No worries at all. Thank you so much for putting this together. 💜 1y
Avanders ♥️♥️ 1y
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Elfgift | Susan Price
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My Box for the #ElfSwap is headed out! Yes I tried to hide the postage with a pumpkin. 🎃 🙃 Thank you so much @Avanders for putting this together.

#litsyhappenings

Avanders 🧚🏽‍♀️🧚🏽‍♀️🎄♥️🧚🏽‍♀️🧚🏽‍♀️ 1y
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Throne of Glass Box Set | Sarah J. Maas
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A shelf above my bed. 💚 My book storage is finally coming together and I am loving every minute of it. This is the fist house I can put things on the walls. 💙 Sweet dreams.

candority That print and that candle go perfectly together! 1y
SmartSassery @candority it was like they were made for each other. I thought the same things too. 💜 I'm such a sucker for these tiny bookish candles. 1y
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Kingdom of the Wicked | Kerri Maniscalco
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Let me tell you, this woman does not disappoint. I am halfway through this one and have read all her others. I love them all. 💜 🖤

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We Are Pitbulls | AnnaLisa Allegretti
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Rainbow puppy!

Totally not book related. I promise to do better in the future. I'm not perfect though, there could be relapse.

AmyG What a beautiful dog. He? She? 1y
SmartSassery @AmyG thank you very much. 💜 It's a she, her name is Freya. 1y
AmyG She looks very regal. ❤️ 1y
DaveGreen7777 Doggy pictures are always appreciated! 😊🐶 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
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Hehehe... My Fae corner in my studio. 🖤🖤🖤

Texreader Awesome!! 1y
SmartSassery @Texreader thank you! 💜😁 1y
Sharpeipup What a cool way to display/store your books! 1y
SmartSassery @Sharpeipup thank you bunches! I just learned this way and I am all over it. 💜 I might have ordered a box of these shelves. 😜🙈 1y
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Throne of Glass Box Set | Sarah J. Maas
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I know I'm not the only Sarah J Maas fan in here. 💜 I will have this bundle in a special sale Friday on Instagram.. If you are interested, or looking for a gift.

It's a TOG ACOTAR Worlds Collide Bundle.
www.instagram.com/npnpauctionhouse is where the sale will be. I'll have some other bookmark and sticker bundles too.

On IG I'm www.instagram.com/smartsassery

AkashaVampie Love the colors!!! So pretty 1y
SmartSassery @AkashaVampie thank you so very much. 💜🖤💙 1y
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Ash Princess | Laura Sebastian
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It's crazy. It's been so hard to focus on reading this year. I have manages to get almost 50 books in, but I wanted more. Hehehe. With all the surgery and physical therapy, there was just a lot of sleeping. Then the decision fatigue from this crazy as.. year. Did anyone else have the same issue getting through books? They were still an escape, lots of rereading this year for me. This design came to me over it all. 💜

CaliforniaCay Same here! I usually read about 30 a year. My goal this year was 50 but I'll be finishing at right around 20. Im a bit disappointed but I also had surgery earlier this year and have to keep reminding myself...this wasn't a normal year for anyone! 1y
SmartSassery @CaliforniaCay it's silly, we'd never say these things to someone else. But we surely criticize ourselves this way with a quickness. 💜 Thank you for the perspective. 😊 Not normal is putting is extremely easy. 🤣 I hope you're healing well and feeling so much better. 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yes!! My reading has been totally off!! 1y
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I've been a gone for a bit. Sorry about that. 😔 A lot has gone on & I was just doing my best to be a real person.
There's been a lot of healing & this year.. wow ..am I right?! Maybe that's an understatement. Well, I finally got my book shelves built and I wanted to show you. 💜 They're not exactly traditional bookshelves. So here's my first shelf/cube, my Alice collection. I might have a slight obsession. There's actually more. 😆

britt_brooke Super cute! 1y
AmyG I love a theme shelf! 1y
EH2018 Welcome back! 1y
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Love. This. 💖 1y
SmartSassery @AmyG I do too. Thank you bunches! I have cubes and I'm trying to theme all of them. Hehehe. 1y
Nute That is absolutely lovely! 1y
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I have always loved writing letters. Cute stationery and stickers have been a favorite of mine to collect. Ever since I joined the #LitsyLove group I've been able to share my collection and creations with those I write to. I love it so very much! It's truly such a wonderful group to be a part of. Search the #LitsyLove hashtag for how to join. 💜

#PenPal #SmartSassery #StationeryDesigner #ThroneOfGlass #NoteCards

sassy.rbf.wtf/hello

UwannaPublishme 🙌🏻💌🙌🏻💌🙌🏻 2y
BayouGirl85 I am such a sucker for cute stationary. 2y
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Alice | Christina Henry
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I enjoyed this book quite a bit. It's a very dark twist on Wonderland. I had trouble setting this one down. It's been on my TBR for quite some time. I can't believe it took me so long to read it. I'm sure it will end up being a re-read. Can't wait to start on the next.

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These books are ready for the traveling program. Shipping is paid and they are ready. Who would like me to send them a book? Only catch is, when you're finished you have to gift it to someone that would like it. 💜 📚 #LitsyHappenings

Deifio Haven't read them yet, only heard about them! Are they one of you favourites? 2y
SmartSassery @Deifio the Throne of Glass is one of my absolute favorites. That whole series is epic. It's the first book in the series. 2y
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Is anyone in the #LitsyLove group looking to read this book?

hannah-leeloo I'm reading this now and loving the series ❤️ 2y
Slajaunie It is an excellent series! 2y
SmartSassery @hannah-leeloo I just finished it and loved it. 💜 Do you have A Court of Frost & Starlight yet? 2y
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SmartSassery @Slajaunie it truly is. 2y
hannah-leeloo @SmartSassery yes I do. I'll be reading that next. Have you heard about there being a new book to the series coming out in January? 2y
SmartSassery @hannah-leeloo WHAT?! I had no idea. That's awesome! 2y
hannah-leeloo It's on amazon as ACOTAR book 4, no official title or cover yet but out January 26th @SmartSassery 2y
SmartSassery @hannah-leeloo Oh how exciting! 😍 Thank you. 2y
hannah-leeloo @SmartSassery your welcome. Hope you have a nice weekend hun ❤️ 2y
SmartSassery @hannah-leeloo The same to you! 😍 Hope you have time for all your reads. 😉 2y
hannah-leeloo @SmartSassery I will most certainly try. Happy reading 📚❤️📖 2y
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I'm very loved. 😍❤️😘 This is amazing!

Redwritinghood It really is amazing! Enjoy! 2y
diovival Aww! This is great. Enjoy and Happy 40th! 2y
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Birthdays Happen | Herbert Kavet
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Birthdays are usually fun. 😳 Turning 40 during lockdown isn't as fun as one would think. 😂 We're in week 4 now. Big milestone in lockdown and on the birthday front. But we've been having fun. The @littlestbookdragon and I had a slumber party last night and we're having an Alice in Wonderland tea party today! 😍

Peddler410 Happy birthday! 2y
That-Bookish-Hiker Happy birthday! 2y
ravenlee Happy birthday! I say celebrate how you can today (which sounds fun) and take a rain check on the rest. 2y
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xicanti Happy birthday! Your tea party looks wonderful. 2y
AnneCecilie Happy birthday 📚🎉📚🎉 2y
Enchanted_Bibliophile Happy Birthday 🎂 2y
SmartSassery Thank you all so very much! @Peddler410 @That-Bookish-Hiker @ravenlee @xicanti @AnneCecilie @Enchanted_Bibliophile ❤️💜♥️ 2y
NeedsMoreBooks Happy birthday! 🎂🎉 2y
Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 🎉Happy Birthday🎉 2y
Megabooks Happy birthday!!! 🥳🥳📚 2y
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Queen of Zombie Hearts | Gena Showalter
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I'm really enjoying this series. 💜 It's not the Alice in Wonderland remake you would expect at all but it's a pretty funny zombie story. It's not all humor though there are some pretty intense portions as well.

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Birthdays Happen | Herbert Kavet
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Thank you so very much for my birthday cards! 😍
I have them on my desk to look at. You're all awesome!
@JoyBlue @ImperfectCJ @robinb @aroc
#LitsyLove

DaveGreen7777 Happy Birthday! 🥳🎂🎁🎈🎉 2y
robinb 😊🎉👍💕 2y
SmartSassery @DaveGreen7777 Thank you. 😍 2y
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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 🎉Happy Birthday!🎉 2y
Erofan Happy birthday 🎂🎉🎈 2y
UwannaPublishme Happy Birthday! 🤗❤️🎉🎂🎁🎈📚 2y
SmartSassery Thank you all so very much! 2y
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Through the Zombie Glass | Gena Showalter
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I have to say, I truly enjoyed this book. This series is pretty awesome. It's not exactly a Wonderland book. So don't think you're meeting zombie Alice and Mad Hatter. It just has some notes to the story in some areas. Forever Douche Purse. 💜 😂 Read it and you'll get it. ✌️

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The Twilight Saga | Stephenie Meyer
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Bailedbailed

I tried really hard for many years to like this series. So many times. Please don't kill me. I'm not sure what it is about the writing, but I'm having a very difficult time getting through it. I think I'm going to officially bail. Who knows I might try to force it on myself again. Yeah, I probably will. 😂

BehindthePages I'm tempted to re read this series because I loved it when it first came out. I'm afraid I won't lile it anymore 😅 2y
zezeki @Letora I've reread them last year, and there were a few things that bothered me, but I still enjoyed it. 😄 2y
BehindthePages @zezeki Maybe I should try then 😁 2y
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Queen of Zombie Hearts | Gena Showalter
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I enjoyed the White Rabbit Chronicles but haven't found much merch or fan art for the series. I'm working on fixing that. What do you think of my 1st bookmark? What are your favorite bookish things to collect?

Smartsassery.rbf.wtf

allureofbeauty I think that bookmark is adorable 2y
SmartSassery @allureofbeauty Thank you so very much. 💜 2y
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COVID-19, MERS and SARS: Global Status | Gideon Informatics, Inc., Dr. Stephen Berger
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Who all is on lockdown from SARS? I am, I was really excited too... Reading & playing outside all day are you kidding me. (Brighter siding the no paycheck thing.) How are you filling the time? This no people thing is pretty fun.

However it snowed (I don't do cold) and I'm not reading hardly anything because the kid won't stop acting up. 😭 When does quarancation start?! 😂 😂

I did make a Playlist though. 😂 sassy.rbf.wtf/lockedup

Suet624 Yeah, the no paycheck thing is daunting. It‘s all pretty surreal. Starting my 4th week of isolation and really getting the reading into high gear. 2y
SmartSassery @Suet624 It is very surreal. I feel outside my body watching it all. If I'm honest I've not fully processed yet. I was surprised to see my reading not pick up. Tuesday will be week 4 for me officially as well. Trying to gear up my shop and products to digital incase mail slows more. 2y
TheBookHippie I‘m beginning WEEK FIVE ! Of lockdown 😳🤯 2y
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Suet624 I feel the same way - outside my body watching it all. I know that right now I have all I need and I have very little control over anything other than that. (edited) 2y
Redwritinghood I‘m playing a lot of Wordfeud with friends online. 2y
SmartSassery @TheBookHippie oh man. 😳 How you hanging in there? Usually this is a great time for me. Stuck inside. But sometimes I like to get out. 😂 2y
SmartSassery @Suet624 Absolutely. That's where I'm at too. It's weird. I'm just watching everything unfold. Making jokes to keep spirits up. 2y
SmartSassery @Redwritinghood I just started picking up some mobile games. I'll have to look at that one. I'm a puzzle junkie. Plus I've really liked Brawl Stars & Mario Kart. 😂 2y
TheBookHippie @SmartSassery I‘m okay .. I miss my students terribly . Otherwise we‘re making do. 2y
SmartSassery @TheBookHippie 💜 Aww. I bet. 2y
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Alice in Zombieland | Gena Showalter
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I really enjoyed this little book. Honestly never read a harlequin before. Not at all what I had expected. I got hooked on the whole series.

Literary_Siren I love this series! Gena is one of my favorite authors! 2y
SmartSassery @Literary_Siren I just finished the series. 💜 Loved every minute of them. 💕 These were the first books of hers that's I've read. 2y
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Throne of Glass | Sarah J. Maas
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The mini decided she wants to write about the books she reads so I set her up with a mini-blog. 💕 She posted her first review today. Her level of excitement is adorable. I am very proud of her learning all of this just to try and share her love of books with others. She says not many kids read as she does and maybe they just can't find the books they like. 😍 She's so cute.

Her: @littlestbookdragon
Blog: http://littlestbookdragon.tumblr.com

ravenlee That‘s so awesome! 2y
cathysaid Welcome to Litsy @LittlestBookDragon (edited) 2y
SmartSassery @ravenlee Thanks! I'm excited too. Hehehe 😁 (edited) 2y
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wanderinglynn That‘s awesome! And great first review. 👍🏻👏🏻🎉 2y
SmartSassery Thank you @wanderinglynn. She will be thrilled to hear that. 2y
Sleepswithbooks She did such a great job! 2y
SmartSassery @Stacypatrice Thank you very much. I will make sure and tell her. 💙 2y
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Caraval | Stephanie Garber
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🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟

This book went so fast I couldn't believe it was over! I really enjoyed all the twists and turns. I was absolutely confused during those last chapters. 😂 To me it struck me as a fairy-tale post-apocalyptic mash up with a historical fiction flair.

BehindthePages This was so creative and imaginative! I loved this book! I heard the sequel is even better! 2y
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This series is like a roller-coaster, both good and bad. I loved this book! ..and the first one. I didn't enjoy the 2nd as much. This one had a lot more going for it in the way of adventure and story. It wasn't just lusting, although it had some steamy parts. It wasn't obvious and still left a lot to surprise. I can usually guess what's going to happen. There were many times I could not. I love that. The pace was great as well.

ReaperOfTerrasen I have no problem being right about something that will happen in a book, as long as it‘s done well and still excites me. 2y
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Grim Lovelies | Megan Shepherd
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The vertical stack are books from #Litjoy their dust jackets are usually reversible. That's Stalking Jack The Ripper & Capturing the Devil vertical next to them. Need the books for the other two but have the jackets.

Books in the stack are:
Grim Lovelies
Nocturnal
Winterwood
Shatter the Sky
A Dress for the Wicked
A Treason of Thorns
Dangerous Alliance

Booknerd222 Ooohhh I love the spines for Grim Lovelies and Nocturna 2y
SmartSassery @Booknerd222 Aren't they. I love their special edition books so much. 2y
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Throne of Glass Box Set | Sarah J. Maas
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These are some of my alternative dust jackets. I've been collecting for a while now. Some are single books some are sets.

#ThroneOfGlass
#TheCruelPrince
#StalkingJackTheRipper
#Litjoy

@Mrs_B 💜

jb72 That is very cool 😎 2y
Mrs_B They‘re so pretty!!! 😍 2y
SmartSassery @jb72 & @Mrs_B Thank you very much. 💜 2y
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Capturing the Devil | Kerri Maniscalco
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I really enjoy collecting alternative dust jackets for my favorite books. But now I have no idea what to do with these. What does everyone do with their original dust jackets? Or am I the only one that gets different ones?

Mrs_B I didn‘t even know you could get alternative ones! This a whole new world... 2y
SmartSassery @Mrs_B oh my goodness. Its addictive. I'm so sorry! 😭🤣 Many of the subscription box companies sell them. They go so fast though. Litjoy's books have it printed on the other side so its reversible. I love them all so much. I'll have to post some soon. 2y
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Catwoman: Soulstealer | Sarah J. Maas
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Mehso-so

I wasn't really impressed with this book. It could also be that it just wasn't a Maas kind of story. It took a very long time for the book to pick up. Almost to the very end, which left me wanting more right at the end. It just felt that it should have been the middle. I liked what she did with the story. It wasn't bad, I did finish it. Cat Woman is just one of my favorites and I didn't feel like the Author's heart was in it.

ReaperOfTerrasen I‘m a big Maas fan, this is the only book of hers I‘ve yet to read. Been hesitant because I‘m not a big Batman/super hero fan. I have it, just haven‘t gotten to it. 2y
SmartSassery @ReaperOfTerrasen Its a good antihero story and I adore the main character villains. It might actually help the read that you're not a Catwoman fan. 2y
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Stalking Jack the Ripper | Kerri Maniscalco
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I truly loved this book so much. As a female having been an embalmer, this book really spoke to me. I loved how the main character being a woman of science was treated it like it was absolutely normal, even in the timeframe it was written. But also showed how the rest of society viewed her as weird. The way the story borrows parts of history working them into her own story was brilliant. This has become my favorite series.

Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Is everyone going to ignore the part about you having been an embalmer? This is now my favorite thing about you! 2y
SmartSassery @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 😂🤣😂 You're cracking me up. 2y
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Ok. I please need someone to geek out on me.
I need to talk #CassandraClare reading order.

I know her books are like one big series, but are also broken up into smaller series within that. Should I just read the the Shadowhunter Chronicles all in order, or could I pick and choose? Does it matter? Thinking of starting Dark Artifacts in Feb or March. Should I? Is there anything I didn't ask but should?

Please & Thank you. 💙

jen_the_scribe I've only read The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, and book 1 of The Dark Artifices. Cassandra Clare talked about this on Instagram a while back. She said you don't have to read the series' in any particular order, but you should stick to book order. 2y
SmartSassery @jen_the_scribe thank you very much! 2y
That-Bookish-Hiker I took a break after book 3 of TMI then read the Infernal Devices and went back to TMI after that. That helped me a lot and filled in the story. And I‘ve seen reading orders posted on the owlcrate Facebook page. Here is a link that shows different reading orders. https://rivetedlit.com/2018/08/27/cassandra-clare-books-in-order/ 2y
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LokiDokey I was also confused about what to do. I will be reading this series here in the next month or so. I am going to do all the mortal instruments books first then the bane Chronicles and takes from Shadow Hunter academy. I am then going to do the infernal devices, then the dark artifacts and then finally the last hours series. 2y
LokiDokey @That-Bookish-Hiker I just checked out the link and that's super cool and now I am rethinking my reading order lol 2y
SmartSassery @That-Bookish-Hiker There are so many preferred reading orders! It reminds me of Terry Brooks books. I'm excited, I want to hear all of them. 😉 The old switch-a-roo. I like it. I often have several books going at a time but I had not thought to skip around within the series. 2y
SmartSassery @LokiDokey You've got a solid plan of attack. I like that. That's where I'm trying to be. I didn't mean to make you question your method. 😂 2y
ReaperOfTerrasen I just finished the main Mortal Instruments series, 1-6. I think finishing the original series is a good place to start. After that, me personally I tend to do sequels before prequels, and just in the order they were released for me. 2y
SmartSassery @ReaperOfTerrasen I uses to be like that but I'm now rereading the Shannara books in Brooks suggested order. I'm really digging it. So now I search all the order recommendations before I start a series. lol Thank you very much for your suggestions. 2y
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Ahhh! What did I do to myself!? I didn't know it was a part of a series. 🥺 I was destroyed by the placement of a book plate.

I usually don't do romance. I was told to try this one out, and I really truly liked it. As you can see for the binding, I've read it a few times now. What I wasn't told was that it is book nine in a very long series. Years later, I'm destroyed. I'm really hoping it's been long enough that I can forget most of it. 🤪🤣

AnneCecilie I think it‘s loosely a series where the author looks at different women during the Rose Wars and the Tudor period. So the Boleyn girls wouldn‘t necessarily have a prominent role in the other books. (edited) 2y
SmartSassery Oh cool. I had imagined there would be some overlap. I know it's historical fiction so I wasn't exactly sure. Thank you very much. 👍 2y
DieAReader @AnneCecilie that‘s good to know! @SmartSassery I also bought this book not knowing at the time that it was a series read. Have not read it because I haven‘t acquired any of the others yet. I may read it as a stand alone! Yay! 2y
SmartSassery Now I don't know what to do for the rest. 😂 It looks like it can be part of a long series and a shorter one. Ill probably read them in order. 💜 I can't help myself. Although this one didn't seem to be missing anything alone. I mean I know and enjoy the history so maybe that's why. 2y
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