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Suzze

Suzze

Joined June 2016

Born and raised in Detroit. I'm retired from bookselling, now I have time to read more! Suzze on Goodreads. Suzzemom on Instagram. Litten since 7/16.
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Flight or Fright by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Ray Bradbury, Joe Hill, Stephen King, Michael Lewis, Roald Dahl, Richard Matheson, Dan Simmons, Tom Bissell, Cody Goodfellow, Ambrose Bierce, Bev Vincent, E.C. Tubb, John Varley, David J. Schow, Peter Treemayne, James L. Dickey
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I haven‘t been here much lately, my reading has been extremely scarce. But, so many of you were fans of my Tink, that I wanted to share some news. She crossed the rainbow bridge tonight. They believe she had a ruptured bowel and became septic. I held her close and reminded her of all the lovely times we had together. #catsoflitsy ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I got to hold her for a long time as we shared our last time together.

Jerdencon So sorry to hear - sending hugs ❤️ 3mo
MallenNC I am so sorry. I have been there. Pets are special so I am thinking of you. 3mo
erzascarletbookgasm ❤️😢 3mo
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Susanita Aww Tink. 😢💔 3mo
Andrea313 I'm so sorry to hear about this. Sending hugs your way. 3mo
La_Cori So sorry for your loss. 😢💔 3mo
sprainedbrain I‘m so sorry for your loss. 😢 3mo
xicanti I‘m so sorry, and I‘m glad you got to hold her. That made a big difference for me when it was time to say goodbye to my Murchie. 3mo
LauraJ Poor girl. My heart goes out to you. 💔 May your memories be of comfort in this tough time. 3mo
faelinwolf So sorry for your loss. Love & healing to you!! ❤❤❤ 3mo
Sweettartlaura Oh, so sorry 😢. This is such sad news, @Suzze 3mo
Jas16 I am so sorry 3mo
LibrarianRyan 😔💞 3mo
Suetara I‘m so sorry. 3mo
mrp27 I'm so sorry. 3mo
julesG I'm sorry for your loss. 😿 3mo
zuzia So sorry for your loss. 3mo
Hooked_on_books Oh, I‘m so sorry. I lost a fur baby recently and it‘s so awful. I hope your memories help you through your grief. 3mo
Lizpixie I‘m so sorry for your loss💔 3mo
kamoorephoto I‘m so very very sorry. This is so hard on the heart. Hoping Tink had safe travels over the rainbow bridge. She‘ll always be with you in spirit😿 🌈💓 3mo
jb72 I‘m so sorry for your loss! 😿 3mo
Megabooks I am so sorry! Big hugs to you! 💕💕🌈💕💕 3mo
BethM I‘m so sorry. Love and hugs. 💕 (edited) 3mo
Lcsmcat I‘m so sorry! 💔 3mo
TheDaysGoBy So sorry for your loss! 3mo
SW-T I‘m so very sorry for your loss 😢 3mo
QuietlyLaura I'm so very sorry for your loss. I loved seeing posts of Tink. It's so hard losing a fur buddy. I lost my kitty last December. Sending you hugs. 💔💕💕💕🌈 3mo
Clare-Dragonfly Oh, I‘m so sorry. Hugs to you and Tink. ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
Jess I‘m so sorry. This is the worst. 3mo
MicheleinPhilly ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
JessClark78 I‘m so sorry. 💔❤️❤️ 3mo
auntie_jenn Suzze, sooo sorry to see this. I‘ll miss seeing Tink‘s sweet face in my feed ❤️💔❤️ 3mo
tournevis 😿😿😿😿 3mo
Rudis I‘m so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you, your family & Tink. ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
MaleficentBookDragon I'm so sorry. I just went through this myself. It is so hard to say goodbye. My thoughts are with you. 3mo
MaureenMc 💕💕💕 3mo
Crazeedi My heart breaks for you, it's so hard to say goodbye, sending hugs💔 3mo
Zelma 😢 I am so sorry. Tink was such a special cat and I know how difficult this is. 💔 3mo
daena Rest now, sweet Tink. Hugs to you ❤️ 3mo
TheSpineView So sorry for your loss! 3mo
Birdsong28 I am so sorry for your loss ❤️📚📖 3mo
Blaire Sweet tink. So sorry for your loss. I know your being with her at the end brought her much comfort. 3mo
Redwritinghood So sorry to hear that! 💔💔 3mo
Reggie I‘m so sorry. 3mo
rabbitprincess Tink was beautiful. I'm so sorry ♥️♥️♥️ 3mo
Bookzombie I‘m so sorry. Tink was a lovely kitty. 💗 3mo
kspenmoll So sorry about your Tink. ❤️❤️ 3mo
Smrloomis Oh 😢 she will be missed on Litsy too as I am sure she will be missed in your household💕💕💕 2mo
LauraBeth I came here bc I hadn‘t seen you in a while. I‘m so sorry to hear about Tink. She was a beloved Litten. I know you miss her. 💔 1mo
Suzze @LauraBeth Thanks for thinking of me! I‘ve been reading a little too! ❤️ 1mo
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Easter | Steve Potts
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Happy Easter from Tink and me!

Dragon 😻 6mo
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Lost Roses | Martha Hall Kelly
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A prequel to Lilac Girls, although it definitely stands on its own. Set between 1914 and 1920, we follow an American, the daughter of a Russian diplomat and a Russian peasant girl through the turbulent tines after the Bolshevik Revolution. Great historical! Comes out Tuesday.

kspenmoll She is coming to the town I work in in May. ( East Granby, CT) can‘t wait! 7mo
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It‘s my year of (mostly) non-fiction. This is my fave so far this year. Very interesting story of the author‘s journey through DNA and family.
#bestbooksofar2019

TheBookHippie Mine too. 7mo
megnews I have this on my tbr. Been seeing a lot of posts about it here on Litsy. Must read soon. 7mo
Reagan-reads Fiction Is Juliet, Naked and Nonfiction is Dead Mountain. It‘s still early though. 7mo
umbrellagirl I just finished this one today. 👍🏻👍🏻 7mo
WhatWouldJaneDo Favorite so far is Fever Dream. I started it one night when I got in bed and ended up staying up and reading it in one sitting. 7mo
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Wednesday | Kendall Ryan
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1. I‘ve done a few swaps. I enjoy daily prompts, but run hot and cold on doing them.
2. Hmm. Hard to surprise myself when I hardly go out in the winter. 😩
3. “She offered coffee and he asked for an orange soda.”
4. @Ellybug92 One of my newest follows.

#wondrouswednesday

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Angels Flight | Michael Connelly
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Book - Tagged. My favorite series.
Movie - it‘s a Wonderful Life Clarence!
Song - Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares. It was on my first record album, purchased at age 10. (1962)

#manicmonday

JoScho 😇💙😇 8mo
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1. WARMTH! I‘ve been sooooo cold!
2. Allergies. Bah!
3. A good book haul.
4. Sit on the porch!!
5. A spring book I read to my grandkids.

#HelloThursday

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 🌷 8mo
Crazeedi Number 4 yes!!! 8mo
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Book mail continues! An ARC from Penguin Random House (tagged) two middle grade books, and a fairly new book by a Canadian author. (tagged below).

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I love Elephant and Piggie. I‘ve missed them so much. I saw an ad for these and they sounded similar so I decided to try them. Monkey & Cake are great! They‘re by the author of The Day the Crayons Quit. I‘m so excited!

KristenDuck Drew Daywalt is fantastic! My kindergarten class loves his books. 8mo
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1. There are too many to count. Growing up in Detroit in the 50‘s was amazing!
2. Two brothers and two sisters. The three oldest were 21, 22 and 23 years older than me. They have all passed. My remaining sister and I are both avid readers. She is 7 years older. All from the same parents.
3. July of 2016.
4. Tagged above.
5. @BooksandCats14 @Stephuhhnieee

#wondrouswednesday

Eggs #1: growing up in the 50s WAS amazing I agree!! I think it was the simplicity and spontaneity of it, and friends in the neighborhood and all the outdoor fun 💗🤗 8mo
Suzze @Eggs Always kids around to play with. 8mo
SilversReviews I am a 50‘s child!! 😊 8mo
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1. Tink. ❤️❤️
2. Tracy‘s Dogs Gotcha Day. Around 4 pm EST on their Facebook page. 66 dogs who were set to be euthanized get forever homes with fully vetted pet parents from all over the country!
3. Road rallies. Solving clues that lead us from place to place.
4. Alaska. My lifelong dream. Houston to see my son and family. And anywhere in the U.P. Of Michigan, my favorite place on earth.
5. What job is your dream job?

#friyayintro

Buechersuechtling Being a “serious” actress. And I mean acting, not scripted reality and such things. Or being a voice actress. 8mo
wanderinglynn Bookstore-bar owner and author. 8mo
Suzze @Buechersuechtling That would be amazing! I‘ve always thought I could never do it. Memorizing. Ugh. 🤣 8mo
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Suzze @wanderinglynn A bookstore-bar would be fabulous. Have you ever tried to get anything published? 8mo
wanderinglynn @Suzze Only professional writings. Not any creative writings. 8mo
jb72 I‘ve never heard of road rallies. My dream job would be marine biologist - working with sea turtles and octopus. 8mo
Buechersuechtling @wanderinglynn If you ever own a bookstore-bar, give me a shout I‘ll be your first denizen❣️ 8mo
Buechersuechtling @Suzze I imagine that this basically is no problem. Everybody who has ever had to binge-learn can do it, I think. And I know no one in my generation who had not to do so. In contrary, from what I know binge-learning nowadays even increased. 8mo
Suzze @jb72 road rallies are pretty popular in Michigan. Your dream job is my nightmare. 🤣 I can‘t swim. 8mo
jb72 @Suzze LOL swimming is a must! I love the ocean and all of the sea life. I‘ve been snorkeling a few times. 8mo
CouronneDhiver Hmm... if money were no object I‘d like to work for a charitable organization. 8mo
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17th Suspect | James Patterson
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Tink can‘t believe I‘m reading a Patterson. 🤣🤣#catsoflitsy

ladym30 What a sweet face and a great name.❤️ 8mo
AlaMich Awww! I love her face! 😾 8mo
Dragon 😻 8mo
JSW Your cat is throwing shade. 😂 8mo
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This Or That?: Quiz Book | Emma MacLaren Henke
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Definitely thriller. I‘m not much of a fantasy fan.
Hardcover.
Bookshop for sure. As a retired bookseller, I love ‘em!
I‘ve never enjoyed mythology, so it must be Harry. Although I‘ve only read three.
The Notebook is the only book I‘ve ever thrown across a room. Romeo and Juliet is wonderful!
Ebooks hide from me, so they don‘t get read! Give me a REAL book everyday!
@BooksandStitches @Soozee (some of my newest friends here!)

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Cats | Ariel Books
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Manic Monday | Danny Wilson
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Nerds by Michael Buckley
The Nutty Professor with Jerry Lewis
Science Song by Josh Ritter

#manicmonday

Crazeedi Nutty professor!!!YES looks just like him!😁 8mo
JoScho 🖤🤓🖤 8mo
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I‘m in Westland, Michigan, USA. (Just west of Detroit) I have never lived in a house farther than 13 miles from here. I grew up in Detroit, my dad and both brothers were Detroit Police officers. 👮🏼‍♀️ 👮🏼 👮🏼‍♀️ 🚔

Mystery/thrillers are my jam. I used to manage a mystery bookstore.

Michael Connelly.

I‘m going to go with my favorite book rec for book groups. The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas.

#socialsunday

EchoLogical I'd love to manage a book store. ***Sighing dreamily*** 😌 8mo
Amiable My husband and I lived in Michigan for the first 4 years of our marriage. We were in Swartz Creek, Lansing and Howell. 🙂 8mo
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1. No controversy, kindness.
2. More bookshelves, ability to search your own posts
3. #catsoflitsy #friyayintro
4. More diverse reading.
5. @Elma

#Litsyedition

BiblioLitten Being able to search for old posts would be nice. 😊 8mo
SW-T The search would be nice. 8mo
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I love, love, love Elephant and Piggie, so I‘m excited for this take on them! 🤣🤣🤣

Theshadedbuffalo We love piggy and Harold! 8mo
Zelma Omg, I love Mo Willems and Dan Santat! This looks so good! 8mo
Suzze @Zelma Doesn‘t it? Squee! 8mo
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Felix the Cat: The Great Comic Book Tails | Craig Yoe, Otto Messmer, Don Oriolo
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1. When I think of cartoons, I think of the shorts from my childhood. So Felix the Cat. “You‘ll laugh so hard. Your sides will ache, your heart will go pitty pat”. For animated films, it has to be Toy Story.
2. Felix and Woody
3, Since I used Felix, I‘ll have to go with Master Cylinder! (Look him up)
4. I guess I lean towards cats. Felix or Top Cat.
5. There were ads during WWII starring Donald Duck. They were for prophylactics. 🤣🤣

#frideas

Crazeedi Love your answers 8mo
SailorMoon Thanks for playing!!! 💕🌙 OMG for real??? 🤣 8mo
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1. Winnie the Pooh. An annual read. It always give me warm fuzzies. Or...tubby, cuddly fuzzies.
2. Nothing. This winter I‘ve done plenty of it.
3. Inheritance by Dani Shapiro. Fabulous!!
4. I can write cursive perfectly BACKWARDS with my left hand.
5. Will do!

#FriyayIntro

ItsAngel #4...Wow!! Picture, please? 🤗 I can‘t even print forwards with my left hand 😂 8mo
LauraBeth I still love Winnie the Pooh 🍯 8mo
TrishB What a trick! 8mo
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tournevis 👋👋👋 8mo
Lizpixie 🙋🏻‍♀️ I second the picture! 8mo
julesG I used to be able to do #4, but haven't tried it in years. 8mo
Suzze @julesG I‘m glad to know I‘m not a freak. 🤣🤣 8mo
CouronneDhiver Whoa - that‘s a good trick! 8mo
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Happy Valentine‘s Day from Tink and I. ❤️❤️❤️

#catsoflitsy

Bookzombie So cute! Happy Valentine‘s Day! 💌 8mo
WhatWouldJaneDo Such a lovely girl! Happy Valentine's day! 8mo
Susanita Tink! 8mo
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Meaw_catlady Awww Tink is so beautiful! Lucy and her could be sisters! 💕 8mo
Jess_Franzino She‘s so cute! 8mo
LeahBergen ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
mrp27 ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
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The Secret Adversary | Agatha Christie
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Agatha Christie‘s Tommy And Tuppence Beresford. Best mystery couple ever!

Like my mother and sister, iris.

Chocolate. Team chocolate covered caramel.

Love you all! 💕💕💕💕

#HelloThursday

wanderinglynn Love Tommy & Tuppence! Great choice! 💜 Thanks for playing! 8mo
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Book Love | Debbie Tung
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Thanks, @jdiehr . I saw your post this morning. It reminded me that I had it! I spent the last hour in this fun world of nothing but books! Loved it. 5⭐️

jdiehr Such a cute book 😍 8mo
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Writers | Antoine Volodine
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I‘m sure i lean toward mystery/thriller. These are 5 authors I always read when they come out with a book.

1. Alan Bradley (Flavia)
2. Louise Penny (Gamache)
3. Lee Child (Reacher)
4. Jeffrey Archer
5. M. J. Arlidge (Helen Grace)

There are so many more!

suvata Flavia is great! 8mo
britt_brooke Nice list! 8mo
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Besties | Leah Reena Goren
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Besties for 50 years. Maggi loves Joanne Fluke‘s cozy baking mysteries, and I love Michael Connelly‘s Harry Bosch. But we both watch way too much true crime on tv. #soulmate #literarylove

Tamra Sweet! 8mo
vkois88 Awwww, too cute! I'm with you on the true crime! I even think I wore on my mom... she's been watching some too, after yelling at me for all these years 😂😂 8mo
TrishB Cool 👍🏻 8mo
LeahBergen ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
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Manic Monday | Robert Michael
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Book: Winter Study by Nevada Barr. It takes place in winter on Isle Royale in the middle of Lake Superior. Every page made me colder.

Movie: Fargo. I loved this movie. I have both snow globes that came with VHS copies.

Song: The first thing I thought of was She‘s So Cold by The Rolling Stones. “I‘m so hot for her and she‘s so cold.”

🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶🥶

#manicmonday

JoScho Fargo is perfect 💙 8mo
SW-T Love Nevada Barr! Winter Study perfect pick for that emoji. Wish I‘d remembered it! 8mo
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Mehso-so

I found very few of these comics to be funny. This one made me laugh. Maybe I‘m too old. Comes out in a March.

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A Drop of Hope | Keith Calabrese
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I received this middle grade book in the mail today. Thanks Scholastic! Comes out February 26. I‘m going to read it fast and give it to my neighbor who turns eight next week!

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1. -11 at 11 am. feels like -29.
2. 80
3. 70 and feeling guilty. There was a fire at a gas facility and the state has asked us to dial down to 65. I did it overnight, but after I got up my hands were turning blue. I had to turn it back up.
4. Summer (but not too hot). I love to read on the porch.
5. Anything. Anytime. Any temperature.
#hellothursday

mrsmarch If turning it down to 65 endangers your health, you have to bump up the heat and don‘t feel guilty! My house is so badly heated, half our vents are covered to force heat toward rooms that are draftier. I try to keep the whole house balanced around 67, otherwise it‘s too chilly. 9mo
wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 💜 And stay warm! 🥶 9mo
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Love this book of poems and songs from Mr. Rogers. I wish I could remember the tunes to all the songs. Comes out in mid-March.

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Stillhouse Lake | Rachel Caine
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1. Tagged book plus advance copies of It‘s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Fred Rogers) and Fifty Things That Aren‘t My Fault (Cathy Guisewite).

2. I have no idea.

3. Burden of Truth. Luckily I‘m on the U.S./Canadian border so I get to watch some great CBC shows.

#weekendreads

Kelican17 So jealous. I an originally from the Detroit area, so I used to get a lot of tv shows. I moved to the west side of the state and miss them terribly. 9mo
Suzze @Kelican17 yep. One of the advantages of living near Detroit! 9mo
Kelican17 @Suzze 🏙😀💚 9mo
rachelsbrittain Thanks for joining in 😊 9mo
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The Hiding Place | C. J. Tudor
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It‘s been awhile, but I won a Goodreads giveaway! Now to read the first in this series, which I‘ve had on the Shelf since it came out. 🤣🤣

PurpleyPumpkin Congrats and enjoy!👍🏽 9mo
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1. Winnie the Pooh. I got it when I was 5, and, 60 years later I still have that copy.
2. Summers in northern Michigan.
3. I never had chores. My mom was a perfectionist, so she did everything for us so that it would be done “ right”. I had never made a bed or used the washer when I moved out.
4. Board games. My sister and I could play them for hours and hours. We still do when we get together.
5. Elephant and Piggie! ❤️❤️❤️

#hellothursday

wanderinglynn Wow! I can‘t imagine not having chores. As much as I hated chores, I‘m thankful (as an adult) to have had to do them because I knew how to do a lot of household stuff! And thanks for playing! 💜 9mo
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This isn‘t out until the end of March, but that gives you time to catch up on an amazing series. Maisie is in the middle of the blitz in London in this one. I can‘t recommend the Maisie Dobbs series enough. ❤️❤️❤️

TrishB I haven‘t started the series yet so I don‘t think I‘ll be caught up by March! I have it ready though (first 4), trying to get up to date with some others before starting a new one. 9mo
Carolyn11215 Adore this series. A bit behind still...but hopefully I‘ll be caught up shortly after this one is released. 9mo
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1. Mystery/Thriller. My first bookselling gig was at a Mystery bookshop.
2. Pretty much everything.
3. A police woman. Yes, they were called that. My dad and two brothers were cops.
4. 33. Which also happens to be my favorite number!
5. Hi!
#friyayintro

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I have been offered a free Shih Tzu puppy. Still with his parents, but ready for a new home soon. Am I nuts? I‘m 66, do I want a puppy? Can I afford a dog? Will Tink go nuts? HELP!

Kaye He‘s cute. I‘d say it depends on your level of energy as I think pups take a lot of work to train and take walks with etc. I‘ve never owned a dog but I think a cat would be less maintenance. If you like the pup then get it. I don‘t want to talk you out of it. 9mo
Savedbygrace We had a Shih Tzu dog a few years ago and it was simply the sweetest! 9mo
Tamra It‘s not a large breed, so it won‘t be difficult to walk on a leash. 9mo
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BookNerd9906 Should we answer based on cuteness or practicalness? 9mo
Redwritinghood He is seriously cute, though. 9mo
LeahBergen Yes! Do it!! 9mo
britt_brooke They‘re such great company! 💚 I miss my dog so much. 9mo
Suzze @BookNerd9906 I have miss Cute sitting on my right shoulder, and Miss Practical on the left. 9mo
BookishMarginalia How cute is that? I say yes. 9mo
JoScho I say absolutely! Dogs bring such joy to your life! Plus he is adorable! (edited) 9mo
Birdsong28 Do it!!! It will transform your life in a very good way and he is so cute 😍😍😍📚📖 9mo
QuietlyLaura I know he‘s super cute and I hate to be the Debbie Downer of the group but I would consider how this will affect Tink and your relationship with her. Please no one hate me! 🤔 9mo
Suzze @QuietlyLaura I‘m definitely thinking about Tink. My sister comes to stay with her dog for a couple of months and is fine with him, so I‘m not to worried about that. But if puppy wants to play a lot, I‘m sure Tink will seek asylum. It‘s one of the cons on my mental list. (edited) 9mo
QuietlyLaura Oh good! My first thought upon seeing the pupper was “I want him!” 😍 9mo
Hooked_on_books I successfully introduced a puppy about 6 months ago to my 2 older (9 years) dogs and she‘s been a great addition! I suggest an intro to Tink before saying yes to the puppy and prepare yourself for some high energy for a while if you go forward. 9mo
Soubhiville Cute! Ship-tzus are generally an easy going and gentle breed. One thing to consider is grooming- they should be groomed every 4-6 weeks to keep the hair out of their eyes, nails trimmed, ears plucked and cleaned, and anal glands expressed (gross but important!). That‘s probably going to cost $45 to $60 each time, depending on where you live, how big he gets, and his temperament. Don‘t know if that matters in your choice... 9mo
Soubhiville (I‘m a groomer, so I may suggest more regular appointments than others. More than 6 weeks tends to mean they get matted, which will cost you more and is uncomfortable for the pup.) 9mo
ReadingsByTheC That face! 😍 9mo
LibrarianRyan Yes. You want a puppy. Great companion and company. And oh so fluffy. 9mo
SleepyDragon Expensive breed. My inlaws paid thousands for their puppy. 9mo
minkyb Hard to turn that cuteness down. 9mo
tracey38 Oh, how adorable! I hope it works out and you gain a great new reading companion. 💜 9mo
Dragon He‘s lovely 💚 9mo
Betty I was much older than 66 when Tibor joined us. 9mo
Suzze @Betty How hard was it? Seems like so much work. What do you think your expenses were? 9mo
Betty @Suzze snort! By expenses do you include all the books, shoes and clothes and linoleum he has chewed? Having him forces me to walk, which I wouldn‘t do otherwise 9mo
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Michael Connelly, Jacqueline Winspear, Louise Penny, Lee Child
I have never disliked one of their books.
@TheReadingMermaid

BookishMarginalia JK Rowling, Louise Penny, @AmyStewart @Pronounced_ing (edited) 9mo
KimM Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell, Barbara Kingsolver 9mo
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I don‘t read a lot of teen books, but I loved this one, and plan to read the rest of the series. Who has read the series? Encourage me. #MusicalNewYear #masquerade

Kalalalatja One of my favorite series of all time! 9mo
rachelm I liked this one! 9mo
BethM I enjoyed the first one, had a hard time with the second one but it may have just been my mood at the time. Heard lots of good things! 9mo
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Cinfhen Great cover 9mo
VeganCleopatra Probably my favorite YA series! 9mo
FantasyChick I just finished this book and loved it! I haven't read the rest of the series yet, but I can't wait to start them 9mo
tracey38 I really enjoyed this series! It was different but kept me entertained and wanting to see what happened next. 9mo
bookish_wookish Hands down my fave trilogy! I remember throwing the last book across the room when i finished and just sat there for hours trying to recover!! Sooo good! 9mo
GypsyKat I LOVE this series! I got my hubs to read it and he loved it too! ❤️ 9mo
vivastory I've heard great things about this series 9mo
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Bird Box: A Novel | Josh Malerman
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I posted this once, a LONG time ago, but with the new popularity of Bird Box on Netflix, @Betty suggested I post it again. April, 29, 2015. My friend Cheryl and I attended a reading at the Barnes & Noble I worked at. Josh read passages, accompanied by his girlfriend. Music and passages. And once, a blood curdling scream. The story time kids were not amused. Oh, and, yes, we were blindfolded. Left, Josh. Right, Cheryl.

Kaye Wow isn‘t that neat ? 9mo
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#humpdaypost
1. My sister visiting from Florida, my bestie‘s new rescue dog, Aunt Betti, my oldest grandson Cooper graduates from high school, and “my kids” in the neighborhood that make me smile daily.
2. This is the year of non-fiction for me.
3. Nothing bad, and a lot of blessings.
4. Eating low carb. Wish me luck.
5. The new Jacqueline Winspear. I am so happy to be reading an advance copy.

Lmstraubie Enjoy the newest Maisie!!! 10mo
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Last night I declared my 2019 to be my year of nonfiction. Today I see this challenge from @Riveted_Reader_Melissa and it is perfect! Can‘t wait to join in. #Nonfiction2019

Riveted_Reader_Melissa So happy to have you join us, glad you saw something that worked for you this year! 10mo
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Although I read mostly fiction, I‘m declaring 2019 the year of non-fiction. I‘ve already started. Read Inheritance by Dani Shapiro and am currently reading Fifty Things That Aren‘t My Fault by Cathy Guisesite. (Remember the comic strip Cathy?)
#SundayFunday

sebrittainclark ❤🎉❤🎉❤ 10mo
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Joanne1 Great plan, so much great non-fiction around. 10mo
Betty Yes I remember Cathy! Always had a ♥️ on her shirt. Probably symbolizing heart on her sleeve 10mo
Suzze @Betty This is her new book about her middle age! 10mo
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My Tink. My best bud.

AlaMich She is so sweet!😻 10mo
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Handles | Jan Mark
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I just use my name. I‘ve used my name as a handle as far back as BBS days. (Late 80‘s). If you‘re not familiar with the term, a BBS was a Bulletin Board System. How we connected pre-internet. Back then my friends were Shrinky, Vanilla Creme and Studmuffin. 🤣🤣

AlaMich Studmuffin!! 🤣🤣 10mo
tournevis BBSs. Good times. My handles were just strings of numbers back then. We're ooooooooold! 10mo
Kaye Stud muffin is hilarious. 😄 10mo
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Suzze @tournevis Yes, we are! If you‘re friends with @Betty, she and I met through BBSs in about 1990-ish! 10mo
Betty @Suzze Long time ago! Kevin and Tracy were still in high school then. Now they‘re 41-42. 10mo
tpixie Interesting never heard of BBS @suzze @Betty (edited) 10mo
Suzze @tpixie We thought they were amazing! I could write a message to Betty, and I‘d get in a message back in 4 or 5 days! For free! Worldchanging, 🤣🤣 10mo
tpixie @Suzze lol that would be back then! Was it on a computer? Or telegraph?! I need to investigate this! 10mo
Suzze @tpixie Telegraph? Ha! Close. Computers. Dial up. 1200 baud modems. DOS. Those were the days. 🤣🤣 10mo
Suzze @tpixie FidoNet! That was what we used. 10mo
tpixie @Suzze lol 😂 I will google this and learn more! You & @betty were pioneers of the computer age!!! 10mo
Betty @Suzze messages went back and forth quicker than 4 or 5 days; depended on when the SYSOP uploaded. @tpixie speaking of telegraph, back in the early 70‘s, Deaf people used discarded renovated teletype machines for our phone system. Big clunky loud yet effective communication. I‘ll see if I can find a pix. 10mo
tpixie @Betty wow telegraph would be a good accommodation! 10mo
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On a day in which my best friend‘s adopted son found his half brother through 23andMe, I happened across the review copy of this book. I couldn‘t put it down. Such an interesting story, and her journey was memorable. 5 stars. Comes out January 15, 2019.

Lcsmcat Sounds interesting ! 10mo
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1. I do road rallies/clue hunts/treasure hunts and The Amazing Race is like a world wide rally!
2. Same old.
3. I‘m trying to read more non-fiction. Anyone have some super recommendations?
4. I‘m retired. I get up around 7:30.
5. I‘d love a smart t.v.

#humpdaypost

HannaPolkadots Some non-fiction books I've read and enjoyed this fall are Black Earth and The Road to Unfreedom, both by Timothy Snyder and Our Kids by Robert Putnam 😀 10mo
kellyann28 I also love The Amazing Race! 10mo
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TheDaysGoBy I love Amazing Race. One year at Disney World my friends and I did our own amazing race through Epcot. It was awesome 10mo
rubyslippersreads Seconding the recommendation from @Susanita 😊 10mo
Suzze @HannaPolkadots, @Susanita, @rubyslippersreads, @BookwormAHN, @Doughtah Adding then all to my list. Thanks! (edited) 10mo
Suzze @TheDaysGoBy That sounds like a blast! 10mo
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So excited to be diving into this! #ilovemaisie

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Wonderstruck | Brian Selznick
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Book: Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick. Love all of his, but this is my favorite.

Author: Jacqueline Winspear. Maisie Dobbs is one of my favorite series. In fact I‘m starting her newest, The American Agent, as an advance copy today.

TV Show: Who Do You Think You Are on TLC. Love the genealogy shows.

Food: Watermelon. Summer fave.

#ManicMonday #LetterW

JoScho 🖤⛄️ 10mo
robinb Watermelon ❤️ 10mo
SilversReviews Love the photo!! 10mo
SilversReviews Watermelon is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE. 10mo
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When You Read This | Mary Adkins
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Written as emails, blogs and text posts. A lighter look at a sad theme.
Liked, didn‘t love.

Cinfhen Hi!!!! Happy Holidays 💚❤️💚 10mo
Suzze @Cinfhen same to you! 🎄🎄 10mo
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1. Don‘t judge. I have needed new front tires on my car for a year. I never seem to have the extra money. I only drive about 2000 miles a year.
2. Nothing. As shown above, I don‘t go out much.
3. I love cookies. All of them.
4. I‘m still reading When You Read This by Mary Adkins.
5. @Betty

#friyayintro