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TheLibrarian

Joined June 2016

He/they. Addicted to books. Animal lover. Video gamer. Horror movie lover. www.goodreads.com/thelibrarian33 Instagram: carriethelibrarian
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The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee
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Although marketed as a romance, it is also about family, self discovery, and that things aren‘t always as they seem with magical realism thrown into the mix. I enjoyed both Katy and Carol‘s stories plus you can‘t beat an Italian coast setting.

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Yes, the cover is eye catching but there wasn‘t very much substance given the title. It felt choppy, like random ideas about a character‘s life were thrown together and was published as a book. If you ask me a week later about this book, I probably couldn‘t tell you anything.

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Hell Bent | Leigh Bardugo
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Question - has anyone ordered a new book fulfilled by Amazon that arrived in a plastic bag like this before? In all my years I‘ve never seen this.

Soubhiville No not from Amazon. 1y
Rachel.Rencher Once but it was a box set so I guess that made sense to wrap it up 1y
gossamerchild I recently ordered a dress from amazon that came in a clear plastic bag like that. It was truly odd. 1y
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AshleyHoss820 Not from Amazon, I don‘t think, but I ordered an old-as-Hades book from Abe Books and the seller packaged it like this. Perhaps it‘s an extra layer of protection from the elements. I‘ve had many packages get soaked by my mail carrier just leaving stuff on my porch. 1y
bookishbitch I got a baby onsie (sent by a friend) that came in just a clear plastic bag like that. Super weird! I didn't like that everyone could see it. 1y
TheLibrarian @Rachel.Rencher @gossamerchild @bookishbitch @AshleyHoss820 It‘s even weirder that it came in a box with other books and this is the only one that looked like this. 1y
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Normally not the biggest fan of short story collections but I‘ve enjoyed all the other works I‘ve read by C. J. Tudor. All the stories were enjoyable, rather short, and often left you hanging at the end (which is frustrating but quite fun). I loved how the author introduced each short story - their idea behind it.

Librariana Glad you found a redeeming quality to a format/style you might not otherwise typically enjoy 😊 1y
Erinreadsthebooks Your bookend is awesome! 1y
TheLibrarian @Erinreadsthebooks Thank you! My mom actually got them from me 😂 1y
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Camp | L. C. Rosen
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My partner recommended it to me (both him and his mom liked it) so I grabbed it from a local indie. I decided to read it the other day as a palette cleanser and OMG it was amazing. Seriously couldn‘t stop reading this queer summer camp YA romance book. Now it‘s over and I want more 😂

Would have loved to see more trans representation in the book.

Reggie I loved this book. Because of this book I had my nails painted for the first time in my life at 41. 1y
batsy @Reggie ❤️ 1y
TheLibrarian @Reggie I love that for you!! Hope it was a fun color. 1y
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A Flicker in the Dark | Stacy Willingham
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Alice is enjoying my current read too.

#Caturday #catsofLitsy

Suet624 ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
dabbe Sweet Alice! Gorgeous face! She can read with me anytime! Does she like German shepherds?❣️🐾❣️ 2y
IndoorDame 😻😻😻 2y
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White Bodies: A Novel | Jane Robins
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Mehso-so

Unsettling but not very thrilling. Middle of the road read for me.

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The Push | Ashley Audrain
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This is going to have some mixed reviews but I loved it. Deeply unsettling and that ending! 😱 Can‘t wait to see what other works the author comes out with.

AmyG I liked this one, too. I love a good “bad seed” story. 2y
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56 Days | Catherine Ryan Howard
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A good read taking place during Covid that went somewhere I didn‘t expect!

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Untitled | Anonymous
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Non-book related life update:

-divorce paperwork submitted
-my dad‘s health is still a roller coaster but still with us!
-came out as as a gay trans man
-ended up catching feelings for a close friend and we are now dating. Him and his family are really supportive of my journey.
-trying to focus on things that bring me more joy this year
-since 5/2020 I‘ve lost 100lbs
-both cats are still with me

Happy New Year and reading to all!

TheKidUpstairs Happy New Year! Congrats on all the wonderful touch points on your path towards joy. I hope 2023 brings more happy happy joy joy your way 🎉🥂 (and more great books, obviously!) 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Congratulations 🎉🎊🎈 good luck on your journey 💙 2y
LeahBergen What a lot you‘ve had going on! Congratulations and Happy New Year! ❤️ 2y
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readingjedi That's an awesome year! 2y
Readergrrl ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
ravenlee Congratulations on your amazing journey, and good luck on its continuation! 2y
AmyG Wow you had alot going on! Wishing you only good health (Dad too) and much happiness. 2y
TrishB Best wishes for the future ❤️ 2y
Gissy Congratulations for your goals accomplished! 🎉🎉🎉and for your dad I hope he is gets well soon. Receive a big hug🥰 2y
JamieArc Wow! That‘s a lot! Wishing you much peace and happiness 🤗🤗 2y
TheLibrarian @TheKidUpstairs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @LeahBergen @readingjedi @Readergrrl @ravenlee @AmyG @TrishB @Gissy @JamieArc Thank you all! ❤️ Last year was tough but ended okay. Hoping this year is better and my dad is permanently in a nursing home. 2y
Jas16 Happy New Year! I hope that your 2023 is full of joy. 2y
batsy That's a lot you've gone through ❤️ Here's to love, peace of mind, and all the good things in 2023! 2y
Bookzombie ❤️ I‘m sorry that you had so many hard things to go through last year, but also happy to see there has been some light in it. Sending you love and support! I hope 2023 is full of joy for you! 2y
Megabooks Wow!! You‘ve been through a lot, but I‘m glad some positive things are happening. I‘m glad your dad and cats are still with you! I wish you best of luck of your journey! 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️💜 2y
Reggie Holy wow that is a lot. I hope things keep getting better for you. 2y
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The Guest List | Lucy Foley
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I really enjoyed this thriller! The author did a terrific job keeping the reader guessing and so many secrets!!!

dabbe Totally agree! Loved the creepy setting, too! 2y
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Outlawed | Anna North
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A feminist Western - sign me up! I enjoyed this twist take on Billy the Kid.

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The Maidens: A Novel | Alex Michaelides
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A clever thriller with some plot twists. I liked The Silent Patient more but still enjoyed The Maidens.

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I finished this in one sitting! Not a lot of action but the plot was interesting and I really wanted to know how the book ended.

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Vladimir | Julia May Jonas
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Normally not something I‘d pick up and I should listen to my instincts/judging a book by it‘s cover. It‘s not atrocious to the point of not finishing it, but it was irritating and just meh.

britt_brooke I panned it, too. 2y
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The Project | Courtney Summers
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Mehso-so

Let me start out by saying I LOVED the author‘s book Sadie so I was very excited for this, especially since it was dealing with cults. It was a letdown for me but still a good read.

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The Sun Down Motel | Simone St. James
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Simon St. James is an auto-buy author for me now. I love her mystery/paranormal books. The setting for this books is great, a run down motel, and the story is intriguing.

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In the Dream House: A Memoir | Carmen Maria Machado
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Wow. Just wow. This was powerful and I applaud Carmen Maria Machado for writing this harrowing memoir about queer domestic abuse.

Reggie I love her chapter about the queer villain. And just that each chapter is written in a different style. 2y
TheLibrarian @Reggie It was beautifully written and I normally don‘t do non-fiction. 2y
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Easy Prey | Catherine Lo
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Mehso-so

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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SLAY | Brittney Morris
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A YA book that‘s main character is a Black, gamer girl is amazing. This covers deeper topics like racism and relationships than just murder and video games. Extra bonus points for the author being a POC.

This is a book I‘ll definitely be going back to sometime in the future.

Cortg I really liked this one! 2y
Reggie I really enjoyed the message that there are many ways to be Black. All those kids got to be who they really were in the game, even some adults. Am I Black, no, but the message needs to exist in every group, there‘s many ways to be queer, Mexican, Korean, etc….. 2y
TheLibrarian @Reggie It definitely applies to more group minorities. 2y
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White Elephant | Trish Harnetiaux
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Mehso-so

A murder mystery take on the White Elephant gift exchange for Christmas. Interesting premise which made it entertaining but nothing spectacular and unlikeable characters.

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The Institute | Stephen King
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It‘s Stephen King…need I say more?

RaeLovesToRead Ooh, I love this cover 💕💕 (I love the UK cover too, which is the version I have). 2y
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Five Midnights | Ann Dvila Cardinal
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Mehso-so

A YA horror/mystery that features supernatural/urban legend/mythology elements and is set in Puerto Rico.

I was excited about the premise and it‘s diverse horror but it fell flat for me.

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Bookish and the Beast | Ashley Poston
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Cute take on Beauty and the Beast. Vance is a celebrity, who is known for being in the Starfield universe movies. To get away from the paparazzi, he heads to a small town to hide. Rosie is a huge book nerd who lost her mother, is obsessed with the Starfield universe, and ends up working at the house Vance is at.

Very cheesy (love Rosie‘s dad) and a quick read. Nice break from reality and mystery/thrillers.

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Untitled | Unknown
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Okay, I have a huge backlog of book reviews I need to post. Since I haven‘t written the reviews and am clearing out pics for my new phone, I‘m just going to post ratings/quick comments for a lot of them. Sorry for the huge amount of reviews you all will be getting. Let‘s just say I have ones read from 2019 that I still need to do 😬

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Trashlands | Alison Stine
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Mehso-so

This dystopian novel gives a glimpse into what humanity could really look like in the future (imo). The premise sounded great and I like the cover but it just was meh for me. Some parts felt slow while others felt rushed.
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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Riverstone Books - North Hills | Pittsburgh, PA (Bookstore)
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I haven‘t really purchased many books this year and in fact got rid of over 250. But I had a little fun this week. 5/7 of these books came from the tagged indie and the other 2 came from White Whale Bookstore (along with the otterly adorable bookmark).

Starting “Hell Followed With Us” tonight. What are you reading this weekend?

FlowerFairy Your bookmark is adorable! 2y
TheLibrarian @FlowerFairy Thank you! Me and a close friend have running otter puns so I had to get it. It was too otterly adorable not to 😂 2y
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I‘m alive! Picked up this interesting read at a local indie and had a pumpkin latte with a friend.

Once again, life has kept me away from this wonderful community.
-Still going through a divorce but finally moved out
-My dad‘s health continues to decline and he is permanently in a nursing home
-Figuring out my gender (definitely not female)
-Losing friends in the process

But getting life back on track and hope to be more active on here! ❤️

Librariana Good to see you back! 😊💜 I'm very sorry to hear about your dad and what you're going through on the relationship front, but hopeful that your gender journey takes you in a direction where you can find joy in being your authentic self. 2y
Soubhiville I hope things start to smooth out for you soon. 2y
Jas16 Sending love and support. 2y
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ravenlee Sending good vibes. 💗💗💗 2y
MicheleinPhilly ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
TheLibrarian @Librariana Thank you! Others have noticed how much more confident and comfortable I am so I take that as a very positive sign! 💙 2y
Christine Happy to see you here again and wishing you well! ❤️ 2y
BarbaraBB That‘s a lot to deal with. Sending love and strength 🧡 2y
TrishB Just saying hi 👋 2y
fredamans Sending nothing but positive vibes 💛 2y
BarbaraJean That‘s a lot… sending hugs and comfort and wishes for all the support you need right now. 💜 2y
Bookzombie Sending love and support. 💕💕💕 2y
TheLibrarian @TrishB Hey!! Hope you are doing well!! 2y
Chelsea.Poole Love this cover and that drink!! 🎃 wishing you well with all of life‘s challenges. Glad to have you here! 2y
TheLibrarian @Chelsea.Poole Thank you! The book cover is amazing and that was my first official pumpkin spice latte and it didn‘t disappoint. 2y
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Hide | Kiersten White
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A horror book with a map! I‘m in 🤣

Taking a break from the realities of life to enjoy the weather, drink a beer, and actually crack open a book.

BookBelle84 I had to buy this one when I first saw the map! 2y
TheLibrarian @BookBelle84 Same! It was on my want-to-read list but when I saw the map in store, I had to buy it 😂 2y
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Road of Bones | Christopher Golden
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Mehso-so

This had a lot going for it to make it a spectacular horror novel but it fell flat for me. After awhile I found it boring and was disappointed (especially since there is a quote from Stephen King on the cover).

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Trashlands | Alison Stine
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One thing I‘m going to miss about living in my house (ex is keeping it), is enjoying some reading time on the back patio. Nothing beats good weather, a book, and a beer!

Bklover I hope you find a wonderful cozy reading spot in your new home! 2y
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A Certain Hunger | Chelsea G. Summers
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Oh how I love this book and the main character in my odd sort of way. How can I not love a book featuring women‘s empowerment in a literary horror novel? If Bret Easton Ellis wrote a book featuring a female Hannibal Lector like character, it would be this.

Bookzombie Stacked! 2y
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Sorry I‘ve been so MIA lately and oh how I miss this community!!! Litsy is the only social media I actually enjoy ❤️ Summary of why I‘ve been not active: one of the new cats (Sally) had a cancerous tumor and had to have her leg chopped off, came out as queer, going through a divorce, and my dad‘s health has been declining. 2022 has been a great year so far 🤣

Pictured: Alice bestowing her great wisdom on me. #CatsofLitsy

Riveted_Reader_Melissa 2022 is a year of change for you (and Sally), here‘s to better days ahead (for both of you) which are always a given when you are being true to yourself. Good luck with everything 2y
BkClubCare Sounds like a LOT. {{{hugs}}} 2y
DrexEdit That's a lot! Big hugs to you and Sally. 🙂 2y
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MicheleinPhilly Oh Carrie, you are going through it, aren‘t you? Sending you tons of support and light and positive vibes as you proceed on your journey. If you ever need a friendly ear, just give me a shout. ❤️ 2y
Soubhiville I hope you and Sally are on an upswing and on to a bright future. 💕 2y
JenReadsAlot Sending good vibes to you. 2y
Jas16 Sounds like you have been through so much lately. Sending love and support. 2y
TheRiehlDeal Hopefully you, Sally, and your Dad are on the up and up. Sending good vibes your way! 💕💕 2y
MoonWitch94 Oh my! That‘s a lot going on simultaneously. Sending you peaceful thoughts! Hopefully you, Sally, and your Dad are all on the mend. PS: Happy Pride!!! 2y
MaureenMc 💗💗💗 2y
5feet.of.fury ❤️ that‘s a lot! 2y
Leftcoastzen Hugs to you . So many changes & challenges , sending you love , hope, & strength! 2y
Kerrbearlib Sending hugs & support. Your kitty is adorable ❤️ 2y
DaveGreen7777 That‘s a lot to have to take on in 2022! Hope things get much easier for you soon! 2y
TheLibrarian @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @BkClubCare @DrexEdit @MicheleinPhilly @Soubhiville @JenReadsAlot @Jas16 @TheRiehlDeal @MoonWitch94 @MaureenMc @5feet.of.fury @Leftcoastzen @Kerrbearlib @DaveGreen7777 Thank you everyone ❤️ Sally is doing fine as a tripod, just have to lookout for lumps. Going to be a journey with my dad (dementia and Parkinson‘s). Moving towards a better me! Just bummed I can‘t afford a bigger place for all my books ☹️ 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TheLibrarian oh I feel that, apartment hunting is the worst 2y
Tera66 💗 Hope things are better soon. 2y
Bookzombie Carrie, I‘m sending you tons of positivity and support. 💕🌈 2y
TheLibrarian @Tera66 @Bookzombie Thank you both ❤️ 2y
TheLibrarian @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Apartment hunting really is the worst. I don‘t remember it being this bad 10 years ago 🤣 In the process of packing and hiring movers and that‘s even worse. 2y
vivastory I just saw this. I'm sorry to hear about your kitty. I'm sending you support and positive vibes. 🌈 2y
TheLibrarian @vivastory Thank you ❤️ After a few months, no new growths or treatment for my one cat so hooray! 2y
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China Room | Sunjeev Sahota
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Mehso-so

I really enjoyed this novel set between different time periods and the same family, but the ending didn‘t leave me satisfied. It felt like there was more to be said.

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The Golden Couple: A Novel | Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks
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Both of my #BOTM boxes arrived! Are there any I should consider putting at the top of my tbr pile?

vivastory I'm curious about the Christie Affair. I also selected Death on the Nile as an add-on. Plan on seeing the movie next weekend! 2y
TheLibrarian @vivastory I‘ve never read an Agatha Christie book but always wanted to. Figured Death on the Nile as an add-on was a sign 🤣 Hope the movie is good! 2y
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Cackle | Rachel Harrison
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Annie seeks a fresh start after a breakup with her boyfriend. She takes a teaching position in a small town where everyone seems to be friendly and rents a cute place (minus all the spiders). Soon she befriends Sophie, who seems so refreshing and cool, but soon Annie begins to notice that something is off.

If you are looking for an actual horror/scary read, choose another book. The Return by the same author was spookier to me.

Laughterhp So many spiders in this book! 2y
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His & Hers | Alice Feeney
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I loved this one and it actually ended up surprising me at the end (didn‘t see that twist coming). At first I was nervous going into this book since I wasn‘t the biggest fan of “Sometimes I Lie.” 4.5/5 stars for me!

No. 2 for #NewYearWhoDis

Thanks for the fun reads @Bookish_AF and I will continue reading ones off your list through out the rest of the year.

monalyisha Phew! Close one! So glad you unexpectedly loved it! 2y
Bookish_AF I def have some more reviews I need to post! But I have enjoyed everything I read this month of yours ! 2y
TheLibrarian @Bookish_AF Hooray! I didn‘t get to as many as planned this month but will definitely tag you in future reviews! 2y
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Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
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Ryland Grace wakes up in a spaceship all alone. He doesn‘t remember who he is or even what he‘s supposed to be doing in space. Grace starts to piece together some memories & realizes he‘s out to try & save Earth but his 2 other crewmates are dead. Will Grace save humanity & what will he find along the way?

I really enjoyed this book even with all of science talk. A great start to #NewYearWhoDis

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Thanks for the tag @TheRiehlDeal

🖤 American Gods or anything by Neil Gaiman
🖤 All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
🖤 The Hike
🖤 Sweet Tooth
🖤 Ready Player One
🖤 The Perks of Being a Wallflower
🖤Only Killers and Thieves
🖤The Discovery of Witches
🖤Clown in a Cornfield

I tag @perfectsinner

#Sundaysoapbox

TheRiehlDeal You‘re welcome! 😊 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great choices!! 3y
Suet624 All the Ugly and Wonderful Things was so good and really underrated 3y
perfectsinner Some good ones there 3y
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Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
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It‘s a rare occasion when both cats are on the same bed snuggling me. Alice is snuggled in the crook of my arm (don‘t mind her bald spots) and Sally is between my legs on top of my wedge pillow 😂

Over half way done with this monster of a book. It‘s been a while since I‘ve read anything over 400 pages!

#Caturday #catsofLitsy

perfectsinner Great book and adorable kitties 😻 3y
TheLibrarian @perfectsinner Sally and Alice say thank you! 3y
Bookzombie Are the cats at least tolerating each other now? I know you were told they are a pair, but found out they weren‘t. 3y
TheLibrarian @Bookzombie The b&w one (Alice) always hisses at the other. Alice is tolerating Sally a little more but not too much. Thankfully Sally either ignores the hissing, runs away, or occasionally entices it 🤣 It‘s so weird because when we got them, they always hid right next to each other. But it‘s super rare when I get to cuddle them both at the same time. 3y
Bookzombie I hope they eventually form a bond. 💕🐈‍⬛ 3y
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Reckless Girls: A Novel | Rachel Hawkins
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My January #BOTM picks. I tend not to read non-fiction but have heard great things about Crying in H Mart.

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The Ex Hex: A Novel | Erin Sterling
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Mehso-so

Romance isn‘t my most favorite genre but this sounded like fun and good break between all the horror books for the month of October.

It was cute but the pacing seemed a little off to me and there wasn‘t much substance. The ending felt super rushed compared to the rest of the book too. Overall just a so-so.

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Starting a few days later than planned but finally sitting down to my first book from my #NewYearWhoDis list. Of course I got one of my cats to join in on the fun.

Bookish_AF The cats always join in on the fun 😅 and possibly cause obstructions 3y
Leftcoastzen 😻 3y
TheLibrarian @Bookish_AF So true! This one makes my attention stray because she always ends up in super awkward sleeping positions. 😂 3y
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Sensation Machines | Adam Wilson
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Sorry it‘s so tiny but here‘s my list for the #roll100 challenge! Time to get some of my backlist tbr cleared.

1st roll was 24 so I‘ll be reading the tagged book this month. In the future I hope to squeeze in the double roll but have another reading event that‘s only in January.

PuddleJumper Happy reading! 3y
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Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
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My #NewYearWhoDis stack for January (and the rest of the year). Starting with the tagged book first.

BookDadGirlDad My top pick for last year. Hail Mary is phenomenal 3y
DHill Excellent line-up! 3y
TheLibrarian @BookDadGirlDad Ooo!! Now I‘m even more excited 😊 3y
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TheLibrarian @Bookish_AF When I was lining them up, I felt a very dark color cover theme 🤣 3y
TheLibrarian @DHill They all look good! I already had most of them except 2 🤦🏼‍♀️ 3y
Bookish_AF They really are 😂😂 I read the majority on Kindle so I wouldn‘t have ever realized ! 3y
monalyisha 😍😍😍 3y
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My husband went to B&N for me (with a list) to take advantage of the 50% hardcover sale since I‘m currently not near a store. I‘d say he‘s a keeper ❤️

Little to his knowledge, I ordered some online too 🤣

jackilynn I wish I had a Barnes and Noble close to me because I could've done some serious damage at that sale 😬 3y
vivastory I didn't realize Ben Winters had a new one out. Stacked! This is an excellent haul 3y
TheLibrarian @vivastory Thank you and I‘m looking forward to the Ben Winters one! Currently trying to convince my husband to go to the other B&N near our home to get more books (different in stock selection) 🤣 3y
TheLibrarian @jackilynn Sorry ☹️ I feel like a lot of people are in this boat. I‘m just thankful my husband went for me since I‘m currently not near one. 3y
vivastory Good luck with convincing your husband! 📚📚📚 3y
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I‘ve been reading this book the past couple days. Hoping to finish it today!

Cat update: Don‘t believe when a shelter says a pair is bonded. They may have been dropped off together but they don‘t get along. I have to split my time between them and it‘s nerve wracking, causing stress and anxiety, plus guilt.

Picture: top is Alice and bottom is Sally

kspenmoll I am so sorry! We were lucky; our feral brother & sister are bonded, but the male does at times chase the female , try to mount her & bite her in her neck which hurts!!!!You just never know with shelter cats. 3y
TheLibrarian @kspenmoll Thanks! They hide together semi-okay but I always feel bad that one always gets left out. I definitely could be overthinking/feeling this since I was so used to one cat. Glad yours mostly get along! 3y
mcipher I wouldn‘t worry too much - I have three and the attention level varies greatly among them depending on day and their moods, but they are all happy and get plenty of love without seeming to get jealous at all ♥️ I tend to have the two that don‘t get along as well cuddled up on my lap every evening and my third who‘s less snuggly sits by my head 😆 3y
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TheLibrarian @mcipher I‘d love to get at that level. These 2 don‘t like being on the same furniture together even if I‘m in between them. They are about to spend a week without me and aren‘t going to enjoy it. My husband will be home for the majority but they don‘t like him much yet. 3y
mcipher I hope it gets better! 3y
TheLibrarian @mcipher Thank you! It‘s interesting that they lived together before, were kept in the same cage at the shelter, and were labeled as a bonded pair. I‘m like definitely not bonded 🤣 3y
Bette I hope Alice and Sally are getting along better. I got caught up in your thread…we just got kitten siblings. And boy, they are really bonded. We‘ve had to make many vet trips, they yell if they are separated so they both go in the same carrier. We would take Molly into a separate room to give her meds and could hear Joey howling. And then Molly cries when we take Joey. It‘s been an 3y
Bette Adjustment, let me tell ya. 👍🤞 3y
TheLibrarian @Bette Sadly they are not. Maybe one day. Awww I‘m glad your kitten siblings get along so well!! It‘s great they have such a special bound. As they get older they will hopefully won‘t get so stressed being apart. 3y
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🖤 Hardcover (easier to prop open)
🖤 Fiction to escape from the real world
🖤 Meet favorite author (Neil Gaiman I‘m looking at you - May 2022)
🖤 Not allowed to re-read? I buy books way too much and only keep my favorites in case I ever want to re-read them
🖤 Stand-alone unless it‘s a series that‘s finished and shorter
🖤 Fantasy
🖤 Enemies to lovers
🖤 Bookstore

Want to play a game? Come join the fun if you haven‘t.

#thisorthat

Megabooks 💯 why I like hardcover! 3y
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Long Bright River | Liz Moore
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My list of books from my #NewYearWhoDis match, @Bookish_AF . I‘m really excited since it looks like we have similar tastes. All the ones pictured I already own (plus some), a few I‘ve loved, and one that hasn‘t even been on my radar.

The books slightly intimidate me since they are longer than I have been reading (hooray for depressive reading slumps but also trying to meet your yearly goal). I may be bad and start during my Christmas break.

monalyisha Tbh, I can be a bit of a rule breaker myself. Can‘t fault you without being a total hypocrite. 😅🙈 I hope you enjoy! That‘s the important part! 3y
Bookish_AF Hello partner! I‘m excited to start figuring out my TBR from your list as well! And, in the past I have sometimes started early too 😅🙈 3y
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Some new reads I scored over the past 2 weeks! Any I should push to the top of my list?

Reagan A bunch to add to my TBR 😂 3y
TheLibrarian @Reagan 🤣 Litsy tends to have that affect of people. 3y
thebooklife_ Chasing the Boogeyman!
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