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WhatWouldJaneDo

Joined February 2019

I like Jane Austen and horror stories, not sure what that says about me.
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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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Finally back tracked to Joe Hill's debut novel. It initially reminded me of Thinner but quickly diverged from straightforward paranormal revenge. The first third was super creepy, especially the first time the ghost really flexes his muscles but the book struggled at points to sustain that intensity. Good characters kept me engaged and invested till the end and the conclusion felt earned.

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Knitting is the best way to lure Stoney onto my lap, and when Stoney is getting snuggles Polly has to get in on the action. #catsoflitsy

Texreader ❤️❤️❤️😻 5d
Leftcoastzen 😻 5d
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Battle Royale: Remastered | Koushun Takami
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Pretty much everything you'd expect: chosen for the "program," a 9th grade class of 42 students is placed on an isolated island and told to fight to the death, with only one left. It's a lot of students to keep track of but it's handled and paced pretty well, although the battle scenes started to drag for me towards the end. I enjoyed the dystopian world building although at times I felt the writing wasn't great (pos b/c of the translation).

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#RIP Grumpy Cat, you brought joy to many with your sour countenance and soft fur. I shall knit one of your knitting nightmares in your honor.

Leftcoastzen 👏😿 7d
kspenmoll 😿 6d
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Bad Blood | John Carreyrou
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Landed my first #bingo for #nonfiction2019 I'm counting Bad Blood as "something with science" for the actual science that eventually proved Theranos was a fraud, obvs not for their bogus inventions ?

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Bad Blood | John Carreyrou
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I was nervous that the Theranos story wouldn't quite have enough for a full length book and this would get repetitive but boy was I wrong! More than a decade of lies and lawsuits made for a twisty tale, intricately reported by Carryrou. It's astounding what Holmes got away with, and what the whistleblowers who finally brought her down had to go through. Now I'm listening to the podcast The Dropout; I can't look away from this trainwreck.

Leftcoastzen I want to read it , she makes me so mad I‘m afraid my head might explode. 1w
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Battle Royale: Remastered | Koushun Takami
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Tempting fate tonight trying to read this doorstop in the bathtub. #bookandbubbles

marleed This photo is everything! 5d
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When the top of your sock is on a four round repeat and the sole is on a three round repeat... #knittersoflitsy

rather_be_reading what are those gadgets on your fingers? 1w
julesG @rather_be_reading row counters, I'd guess. 1w
WhatWouldJaneDo @julesG @rather_be_reading yep, the pink one is counting rows for the pattern on the top of the sock and the green one is counting my increase rows on the sole. 1w
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julesG I admire this. I hate knitting socks. I make one pair per year. It's my perfectionism that makes me hate socks. I want them to be identical and get frustrated. It's stupid, I know, but I can't help it. 1w
WhatWouldJaneDo @julesG this is my first pair of socks (other than when, as a teenager when I was first starting to knit regularly, I started to make a pair out of some leftover boucle with no understanding of how yarn sizes worked and abandoned the project when it was obvious the "sock" was the size of a leg cast) but I figured if I can make gloves match up well enough it should be fine. It's still less stressful than matching up sleeves too! 1w
julesG Wristwarmers, sleeves, gloves, mittens, socks - I suffer from second 'sock' syndrome. My first pair of socks was so stiff, wrong yarn on too small DPNs, they could have doubled as shoes. 1w
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A great debut and super fast read. Braithwaite strikes a great balance between the snippy sibling rivalry and the darker nature of this particular sisterly bond. Another new author to watch out for!

KatieDid927 Yes. Loved this. 2w
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Great psychological novel about the Sandell family: dad Adam, a pastor, mom Ulrika, a lawyer, and 18 year old Stella, arrested for the murder of a 32 year old man. Told in 3 parts from each member of the family, the book builds on each person's story and perceptions as we learn their "ordinary" family secrets that led to this point and what really happened to Chris Olsen. Will Stella be convicted? Should she be?

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Uzumaki (Deluxe) | Junji Ito
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The hubs and I met up with a friend to get Korean BBQ, wander around HMart and check out a new stationary/bookstore that he'd heard of. The shop was amazing, so much cool craft stuff, bookish accessories, and cool selections. I may have splurged a little...

AnneFindsJoy YES! We have a Kinokuniya here in Austin, and they are wonderful! So many eye-catching book covers I hadn't seen before, and yes, the craft stuff and bookish accessories were to die for! 2w
WhatWouldJaneDo @AnneFindsJoy I could totally live there! I found out there is another Dallas location closer too my office as well, I can see it being my first stop for gift shopping in the future 2w
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Getting hit by a weird little cold snap today, but at least I have an #ARC and my lap warmer Polly. #FridayNightBookClub #catsoflitsy

Leftcoastzen Adorable!😻 2w
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Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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A little behind on updating my #nonfiction2019 #bingo. Using the tagged book for Something Written by a Woman and Duped by Abby Ellin for Something with an Unlikeable Character.

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I loved the first chapter of this one, but after that it started to get a bit repetitive and muddled. Ellin seemed to be trying to reach a conclusion about the nature of deception but I don't think she really got there, and at times seemed to contradict her own points, particularly at a few points where she used some pretty transphobic examples.

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Freebie from libro.fm, thought it'd be a good way to see what I thought of this genre on audio. Didn't care for the book at all; it jumps between 1st and 3rd person for no reason. Enjoyed the 1st person flashbacks about life on a small Scottish island for a while but the treatment of all the female characters got really gross. The 3rd person present day murder investigation was a total McGuffin.

AnneFindsJoy darn, too bad! I downloaded that freebie too! Now it will get added to the rest of freebies that I've never read/listened to because I think they're going to be “mediocre“ at best reading experiences. 2w
WhatWouldJaneDo @AnneFindsJoy glad I could save you some time! I did really like the Mother's Group short story if you picked that one up as well. 2w
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The Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller
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#UnpopularOpinion after all the hype, I didn't end up loving this! I enjoyed the first half and the buildup in Patroclus and Achilles' relationship but after that the characterization started to fall a bit flat. I felt like there was a huge gap in Achilles' arc and I would've loved to see more of the changes he was going through and their impact on his relationship, and Thetis seemed like a total cartoon to me.

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Got some tickets to the symphony from work; it was an evening of Sondheim and Webber. Cats and Phantom of the Opera have special places in my heart and I was super excited when the organist came out during intermission to get ready to perform The Phantom of the Opera. My zoom hasn't working but you can still see him sitting up there!

AllieLovesBooks That is amazing, where was the performance? 3w
Lcsmcat Is that Meyerson Hall? 3w
WhatWouldJaneDo @AllieLovesBooks @Lcsmcat it was at the Meyerson in Dallas, a gorgeous space! I think this was the first time I saw something there where they used the organ. 3w
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Lcsmcat @WhatWouldJaneDo It is a great space! My husband has played there, but he didn‘t get to hear the organ. 3w
WhatWouldJaneDo @Lcsmcat that's so cool! What does he play? 3w
Lcsmcat @WhatWouldJaneDo Bass trombone. He was never in the Dallas Symphony, but one of the ones he played in played there on tour. I can‘t remember which. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 3w
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The Dark Dark: Stories | Samantha Hunt
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I read Samantha Hunt's novel Mr. Splitfoot a few years ago and loved it, so I finally got around to checking out more of her work. I wasn't sure about this collection after the first couple stories, but by the last entry I was mesmerized. I think I felt similarly with Splitfoot; she's an author I just have to trust to bring it all together. Definitely read this one all the way through.

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The Favorite Sister | Jessica Knoll
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Very twisty! You'd think this many characters who were lying/hiding things from each other would invest in lock screens for their phones, but plot contrivance pet peeves aside I enjoyed the ride on this one. There's not really anyone to like by the end so if you're not into that this isn't the book for you. I was happy to read a thriller that was actually focused on five women, with nary a sketchy boyfriend or abusive ex-husband in site.

Reagan-reads I do agree that it was nice to have a book that was very female-centric.
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akckitty I really enjoyed Jessica Knolls first novel. I don't feel like I was disappointed by this one either :) 3w
WhatWouldJaneDo @Reagan-reads yes, I was thinking about it more after writing my post and I could only think of two named male characters (other than people mentioned in flashbacks) and I don't think they ever talked to each other. It was a nice reverse of the norm. 3w
WhatWouldJaneDo @akckitty I haven't read her first book yet but I want to! I enjoyed this one and I've heard other people say they liked the first one best so it sounds worth checking out. She will probably be on my radar for future releases. 3w
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Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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WOW! Tara Westover's memoir of growing up in an isolated, survivalist family is incredible. Her family is a dual portrait of genius and mental illness, producing three children who attain PhDs with no formal primary schooling while perpetuating generations of emotional and physical abuse. Westover is remarkably balanced in her portrayal of this life, writing as a historian instead of from anger. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Got another #ARC today, with some particularly creative promotional materials! I have to admit, seeing the words "warrant of arrest" in my mail gave me a little fright. Hopefully the book is just as thrilling! #ANearlyNormalFamily

RadicalReader Nothing sweeter than getting ARC copies of books 3w
BookwormAHN That‘s a little too creative 😆 3w
WhatWouldJaneDo @RadicalReader right? It's like book Christmas, and I feel special getting to read it first. 3w
WhatWouldJaneDo @BookwormAHN if someone needed a sneaky way to serve me, free books would be the way to do it too! 3w
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Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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Getting slammed at work again so I went into the office today. When I work on the weekends I'm usually the only one there so I decided to finally try the audiobook thing. This has been on my TBR for months and it's totally living up to the hype! So beautifully written, harrowing and moving.

marleed This was my first January read of 2019 and I‘m still thinking about it. I you-tubed the author upon finishing. She‘s interviewed often and they are a good follow up to the book. 4w
WhatWouldJaneDo @marleed thanks for the tip! I will definitely be looking up interviews with her once I'm done. 4w
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So cute! 17-year-old Abby is doing a summer fashion internship with the hopes of landing a job in the fall, but things get a bit complicated when she starts crushing on fellow intern Jordi. Recommended this to a coworker who loves#LGBTQ #YA and she started the audiobook at work; ended up racing her to the finish so this review is two #picks in one!

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I feel like I'm breaking some sort of rule drinking and reading #YA at the same time 😸
#bookandbubbles

vumblereads 😂 nobody would‘ve known, it looks like lemonade to me 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @vumblereads it's pineapple/apple hard cider lol. My mom was a real hawkeye so even if it does look like lemonade I never would've gotten away with this in highschool! 1mo
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Codename Villanelle | Luke Jennings
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Love Killing Eve and I really enjoyed the book it's based on as well! The show is quirkier and has richer supporting characters; the book is focused very heavily on Villanelle and Eve (and moreso on the former) and Villanelle's backstory isn't a mystery. There are enough similarities that it's fun to see what inspired the plot lines on the show but enough differences that I wasn't bored or feeling like one was a lesser copy of the other.

Leftcoastzen I stacked love, love ,love the show. 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @Leftcoastzen excited to hear what you think if you read it! The show is so good, I was worried I was gonna hate it, but I think it's different enough that I can appreciate them both. 1mo
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Codename Villanelle | Luke Jennings
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Stoney joined me for #bookandbubbles tonight; he loves bath time! I'm obsessed with Killing Eve, so I'm checking out the book it's based on. Any other fans of the show? The book is a fun spy thriller so far, although the show seems to have taken the wit and quirkiness to another level.

Leftcoastzen I am crazy for Killing Eve.2 episodes behind though. 1mo
rretzler My husband and I are currently watching and enjoying. How is the book? I thought about picking it up 1mo
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WhatWouldJaneDo @rretzler I'm enjoying it! Phoebe Waller-Bridge brought a different level of humor to the show (and more awesome female characters, I don't think Carolyn Martins is in the book). It's very heavily from Villanelle's perspective so she's not really mystery, and she's definitely a psychopath but everyone she's killed so far is super evil so that reminds me a bit of Dexter. 1mo
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This was an engaging tale of the Chicago World's Fair and the issues that plagued it. I'm not sure that Larson's attempt to juxtapose the White City (the fair) and the Black City (the rest of Chicago as represented by psychopath H H Holmes) was fully successful to me - I would've liked more about the life of the average working family at the time to make that point, but I enjoyed following the dreamers who built the fair and the nightmare nearby.

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Polly's been putting out her top level cute stuff today. And I'm on track to finish this book tonight! #catsoflitsy

Texreader Good for both of you! 1mo
rretzler 😻 1mo
Leftcoastzen Cute!😻 1mo
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Finally tried this cod recipe from Chrissy Teigen's cookbook; it was delicious! I was going to make this for Valentine's day two years ago but my husband ended up in the hospital the night before, so obviously I didn't end up cooking. I'd bought everything but the fish, and I realized tonight that the bottle of Mirin was still unopened, I would've thought I'd have used it for something else by now. #cookbook #cooksoflitsy

Leftcoastzen Looks yummy! 1mo
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Haven't done nearly as much #dayoff reading as expected but I did finally finish the sweater I've been taking forever on (I developed some sort of mental block about it when I got to the sleeves). #knittersoflitsy

Slajaunie Nice! 1mo
wanderinglynn It looks great! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
julesG Well done! Enjoy wearing it. 1mo
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Jas16 Great job 🙌🏽 1mo
Leftcoastzen Wonderful! 1mo
Nute I would buy that!👍🏽 4w
Fridameetslucy Beautiful sweater. Love the neckline 3w
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I have the day off from work today, so aside from extra reading time I'm planning out some cooking projects for the weekend and making a trip to Central Market for supplies. Anybody else get Good Friday off?

Lcsmcat Town Hall is closed, but I had to bring work home. So, I sort of have the day off. At least I can work in comfy clothes and without interruptions. 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @Lcsmcat that's something, at least! And no commute, that's always a perk for me 1mo
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Finally getting around to reading The Devil in the White City; this book has been on my radar for years but I haven't been a big nonfiction reader so I kept putting it off. I branched out a bit last year and read some NF I really enjoyed but between Litsy and some of the podcasts I've been listening to, I've already read more this year than I did all last year! #nonfiction2019

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The premise was fun and I really enjoyed the first half, but it got very repetitive to me. Most of the characters kept making dumb decisions based on hubris (a particular pet peeve of mine) and the resolution was super rushed. Plus, it bugged me that so many conservationist/scientist characters were like "KILL AN ENTIRE SPECIES FOR REVENGE!!!!"

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I quit GoT several seasons ago so while all of y'all are freaking out about the last season, I'll be over here enjoying this book about killer mermaids
#funfact I got married in an aquarium and now I have a ton of octopus decor.

KatieDid927 I quit too! Solidarity! ✊🏼 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @KatieDid927 right on! My friends were thinking of having a deadpool for this season and were shocked when I said I stopped watching. 1mo
jpmcwisemorgan I watched the first season and maybe one or two episodes of season two, and then one or two random episodes. I even tried to read the books - my brother thought I‘d like them and he‘s usually right. I just sort of follow along on social media. I‘m following someone‘s live Tweeting for this episode. That‘s all I can do. 1mo
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WhatWouldJaneDo @jpmcwisemorgan my husband has read the first four books and was really excited for the show. I tried to read the first one after the first season of the show and didn't get very far, just wasn't into it. I just lost interest in keeping up with it between seasons (especially with the ever escalating violence--I can deal with that in a movie or novel but when you keep having to up the ante over that duration it gets pretty rough). 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @jpmcwisemorgan but I also still read recaps/spoilers out of morbid fascination since it is such a cultural phenomenon. 1mo
Sweetdgabe87 This book sounds amazing!!!! 1mo
jpmcwisemorgan I stoped watching The Walking Dead too. It‘s a lot to take in because it just keeps coming. So I just read spoilers! I‘m glad I‘m not the only one doing this for GoT. 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @Sweetdgabe87 I'm really enjoying it so far! I'd picked it up when it was on sale and then it was recommended on a podcast I've been listening to so it seemed like a sign to finally read it. 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @jpmcwisemorgan I quit on Walking Dead a few seasons ago as well. It seemed like it wasn't about story anymore, just shock value! I think we're in good company 😁 1mo
Sweetdgabe87 @WhatWouldJaneDo I have it in my to read pile! 💜 1mo
DGRachel I love that octopus! 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @DGRachel thanks! This one was a gift so I'm not sure where it's from. I think I should start working my octopus collection into my posts 🐙 1mo
DGRachel Ooh! Yes, please! ❤️🐙❤️ 1mo
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Enjoyed this collection; nothing that I found super scary but some interesting takes on the theme. I loved Bradley Denton's Western tale set in a dry inland seabed, and Stephen Graham Jones had a darkly playful take on desert islands that reminded me a bit of one of the novellas in Joe Hill's Strange Weather. There are several new-to-me authors from this I'd like to check out more.

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Polly has finally relaxed and snuggled up on my lap. The storms and thunder were making her jumpy this morning! She still flinches occasionally when we get a big rumble but hopefully the cuddles make her feel better. #catsoflitsy

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It keeps being beautiful app week while I'm at work and then storming on the weekend. Just had a few huge thunder claps and the cats are spooked. I guess it's a good atmosphere to curl up with an anthology of nautical horror stories at least.

What's your reading atmosphere like today #littens?

Beatlefan129 Woke up to a couple of inches of snow this morning. It‘s a good day to cuddle up with a cup of tea and a book 📚 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @Beatlefan129 OMG! It's a little chilly here but no where near cold enough for that, thank goodness. Hope you have a cozy day! 1mo
mcctrish The sun is shining 🎉and it‘s going to 13 C so I might drag a chair out on the deck and read there #londonontario 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @mcctrish temp's about the same here, so I'm jealous of your sun! I need some vitamin D over here... 1mo
mcctrish I hope it comes out soon for you ( we just finished 2 days of rain ) 1mo
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My Plain Jane | Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand
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The authors obviously had a blast writing this, and there are lots of great jokes and #metoo era twists in this but I still found myself almost skimming at parts. I've read both books in the series and expected to love them more. I did love how things turned out with Bertha and Mr. Rochester. I love the way this series twists history but I think I connect with the jokes more than the MCs.

Kimberlone I think the aesthetic worked better in their first book My Lady Jane. Probably because the Jane Grey story is much more obscure than Jane Eyre, which is widely beloved. It just seemed a lot sillier with a book that is quite serious. I didn‘t care much for this one either. 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @Kimberlone I think I liked this one better than My Lady Jane since the references were really fun for me. The asides also reminded me of a story my high school bf and I would write back and forth. But all the pining from Jane and Charlotte got old. I'll still probably check out the next one. 1mo
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Happy #nationalpetday from Polly and Stoney! #catsoflitsy #littenkittens

rretzler 😻Beautiful 1mo
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My Plain Jane | Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand
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My husband found the pineapple cider I tried at Alamo Drafthouse recently at Total Wine, so tonight it's book, bubbles, and booze! #bathtubreader #teamoxfordcomma

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See What I Have Done | Sarah Schmidt
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I enjoyed Schmidt's writing style but I felt like she ran out of steam long before the conclusion. The book alternatives between Lizzie, her older sister Emma, maid Bridget, and a random drifter Benjamin who has met Lizzie's uncle. The family dynamic was the best part of the book (including the role of live in maid Bridget) and the Benjamin plot just detracted.

LMJenkins I like the cover! 1mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @LMJenkins it does have a great cover! 1mo
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In the minority here: Frankenstein was my favorite part of this collection. The art is amazing, especially the monster, but since so much of the adaptation was very faithful the changes towards the story's conclusion seemed pointless and took away some of the original punch. The other tales were fun; Oshikiri's weird alt dimension adventures would make a great show and the two short stories at the end were creepy. Great read on a gloomy weekend!

Erofan Great cover 😍 2mo
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Manga horror for my #readathon book 3. This was another Christmas gift from a friend. I loved the original Frankenstein and seeing it in manga form is giving me all sorts of creepy nostalgia. I hadn't realized this had several other stories as well so I'm excited to dive into Ito's original tales as well. It's fairly long and I do plan to sleep so I don't think I'll finish it in #deweysreadathon but hopefully I'll make good progress.

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Sabrina | Nick Drnaso
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Sabrina is a quietly moving story about the aftermath of a woman's disappearance, particularly for her sister Sandra, her boyfriend Teddy, and the friend who takes Teddy in as he struggles to cope. The story is a specific example that illustrates the way our society has come to treat the continuous onslaught of tragedy we're bombarded with in the news. Drnaso's art work is simple yet effective; I look forward to more from him.

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Sabrina | Nick Drnaso
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Polly plopped directly on my lap before I had a chance to reblanket myself.
On book #2, had a diversion for a while when a package from my mom arrived and I called her to chat. Now back to reading #deweysreadathon #catsoflitsy

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The Answers: A Novel | Catherine Lacey
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I loved Lacey's writing, very thought provoking. The novel follows a woman who joins the Girlfriend Experiment, working as the Emotional GF for a celebrity trying a sociological experiment to farm out various aspects of a relationship. I loved the ideas Lacey explored. Like many think-y books, the premise dissolved a bit towards the end and I would've loved more about Ashley, the Anger GF, but this is one where you can't expect a tidy ending.

Reggie Oh man, this one fired me up. Those women were so exploited and then for him to act like a victim. I get heated just thinking about it. I read this just when #metoo broke open. It was a matter of right book right time. 2mo
WhatWouldJaneDo @Reggie right?! He was the embodiment of entitlement. They way he whined about needing connection while being totally blind to the way he was manipulating them and providing zero reciprocity... That's why I would've loved to hear more about Ashley at the end, she was such an interesting foil for Mary but she disappeared for most of the last third, other than being kind of a boogey man for Mary to avoid. 2mo
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The Answers: A Novel | Catherine Lacey
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Princess Polly has been my reading buddy on and off this morning. Flash makes her look kinda mad but she's not.
Still on my first book but close to finishing. Took a break for lunch with the hubs and got an iced coffee to perk me up going into the afternoon.
#deweysreadathon #catsoflitsy

Libby1 😻 2mo
Slajaunie 💚🐾 2mo
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Sabrina | Nick Drnaso
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1.) Dallas, TX
2.) Sabrina (tagged book) my husband surprised me with this for Christmas and I've been saving it for the #readathon
3.) Didn't plan any
4.) My favorite bookstore is the Big Chicken Barn in Maine
5.) I am a pretty relaxed readathoner but I do have two books I'm hoping to complete today, we'll see how that works out!
#deweys24hourreadathon @DeweysReadathon

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The Answers: A Novel | Catherine Lacey
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Good morning Littens! I'm starting off my #readathon with The Answers, which I'm absolutely loving so far. I want to post a quote from this about every 3 pages. I'm not sure how well I'll meet my goals today; I got a horrible migraine last night that is still holding on a little bit. But I'll spend as much time reading as I can! #deweys24hourreadathon @DeweysReadathon

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The Answers: A Novel | Catherine Lacey
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Anybody else planning to participate in #deweys24hourreadathon this weekend? I'm hoping to read Sabrina and the Frankenstein manga, and then these are some of my likely suspects after that (of my physical books anyway). I don't try to stay up for 24 hours cause I love sleeping but I like the readathon since I feel like I can really clear my day and just read as much as I want for the "event."

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