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whitney

Joined November 2015

director of public programs @ national book foundation & bk book crawl organizer 💫 find me on ig @whitneyhu for more book stuff
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Bluets | Maggie Nelson
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“Mostly I have felt myself becoming a servant of sadness. I am still looking for the beauty in that.” - Maggie Nelson

*A photo of my best friend by me!

deadrabbitsbooks ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 10mo
candority Lovely photo! 10mo
MeganAnn 💕💕💕 10mo
Gissy Very artistic! 👌 10mo
mysterygirl818 Beautiful picture 7mo
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How many of you live in NYC & the surrounding area? I run the Brooklyn Bookstore Crawl (bkbookcrawl.com) and we‘re coming back on April 27th on Indie Bookstore Day. Comment below if you‘re gonna visit a bookstore that day! 👇

Mccall0113 You may want to fix the date on the receipts. Currently reads 2018 on the web site. Looks like an awesome time! 10mo
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Indecency | Justin Phillip Reed
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2019 resolution. Read more poetry. 📚
*Monument, Natasha Trethewey
*Ghost Of, Diana Koi Nguyen
*Wobble, Rae Armantrout
*Museum is the America‘s, J Michael Martinez
*Indecency, Justin Phillip Reed
*Eye Level, Jenny Xie
*Square Inch Hours, Sherod Santos
*Magdalene, Marie Howe
*Archeophonics, Peter Gizzi

Suet624 Marie Howe 💕💕💕💕 10mo
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How to Love the Empty Air | Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
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Guys, I‘ve been a fan of Cristin since I was in high school. Her poetry collections literally helped me survive puberty. Her latest collection of poetry made me weep as she grapples with the loss of her mother. She‘s on tour right now and if you‘re in DC or Philly, please go see her. It‘s honestly a visceral, moving experience. Also featured is my literary spouse Cristina from Bustle.

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The Pisces: A Novel | Melissa Broder
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Currently reading. Thx to my boo @Bookbaristas for taking a way better insta shot than I could at brunch this weekend. I‘m an old timer. 😎 (Pub Date: 5/1/18)

britt_brooke This is a beautiful photo. 💚 2y
mysterygirl818 I need this so much 😭😭😭 7mo
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This was a thrill to read! I finished it in two long subway rides. A religious cult, North Korea, and college vibes all at the same time with beautiful prose? I was hooked. RO Kwon‘s writing is about to make her a literary force to be reckon with and I can‘t wait to follow what will be an amazing legacy.

ephemeralwaltz Great review! Stacked! 2y
bookishbunny Sold! Need to check my library for this! 2y
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Little Nothing | Marisa Silver
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"First the body and then the heart. Good night. Sleep tight. The bed bugs will surely bite." Fun fact about me. I'll read anything Lauren Groff writes and recommends. She blurbed this book & I'm excited.

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Always find the nearest bookstore. Even when you're on vacation. 📚💁🏻 (Q. Do you know what bookstore this is? Hint in the book title area.)

Julsmarshall Fort Collins Colorado? I went to high school there! 2y
mrozzz 😍😍😍 2y
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Sometimes in NYC I get a bit desensitized & everything reads the same. To punch through my reading slump, I'm re-reading a wonderful collection of sad& magical short stories by one of my favorite authors. 👌

L_auren L. DeBard and Alliette ♥️♥️ 2y
Suet624 ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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Priestdaddy: A Memoir | Patricia Lockwood
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News! I'm no longer at the Strand. I left a few months ago to pursue a career in politics which I've always been passionate about. It seemed like the right time & I'm now the Communications Director for a progressive politician.

But...I'm always a book lover. So stay tuned! Now I'm able to read more for pleasure & I have a very long #TBRlist. 📚

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Good for you! 3y
ChasingOm So exciting! I work in progressive politics too! ✊🏼 3y
tracyrowanreads That's great! 3y
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LeahBergen Congrats! 👍🏼 3y
minkyb All the best! 3y
tallicdeth Good luck! 3y
dogra I've heard PRIESTDADDY is supposed to be good. Good luck with your new endeavor. 3y
NoFrigateLikeABook PRIESTDADDY rules. Best of luck with yr sweet new gig! 3y
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I don't have a DVD player but I've moved all across the country with the Princess Bride. ⚔️ The Dread Pirate Roberts hasn't lost any of his charm and I'm very much fangirling. 💕 #asyouwish

BeththeBookDragon Eeek!!!! 3y
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻!!!! Best pic ever!!!! 3y
Graciouswarriorprincess 😍👏👏👏👏👏! So happy that you had this amazing opportunity!👍💕 3y
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TeR Wow! 3y
angrylilasian Eeee!!! 😍 I love him! And I recently finished this book! How did you meet him?? 3y
BookBabe 🙌🏻 Awesome! Is this at the Strand? Looks like the rare book room. 3y
whitney @BookBabe on our main floor! 👌 3y
RealLifeReading Squeeee!! 3y
Theresa He's looking good!! 😍😄 3y
OneCent76 Wow! He is still very handsome! 3y
Amputateddad A great book to compliment a great movie. It's my 14 year old daughters favourite movie and our Go to for Daddy Daughter time. 3y
Reagan-reads So handsome! 3y
KateTheBookworm Eeek! Cary Elwes!! 😍😍😍 He still looks soooo cuuuuute 3y
mrsh62010 Hey farm boy! 3y
Lidia He looks great! 3y
LiaMahony Still so handsome. 3y
Mommamanzi Swoon! 3y
LisaJo What a great book. I listened to this on audio and it was so awesome. The various actors came back and read parts of the book that pertain to them. And, of course, I'm just so jealous. 3y
Laura_Kaihoi Please tell me he said "as you wish" when you asked to have your picture taken ? 3y
whitney @angrylilasian he had a signing at the Strand! 👌 3y
ErinSueMreads We saw him talk at comic con a few years ago and he is still one of the most entertaining speakers we have ever been to! 😍😍 2y
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One-Eyed Man | Ron Currie
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Because @jcgoody gave me a shoutout, here's a shoutout back thanking him for inviting me to an amazing author's dinner with Ron Currie! Super good conversation abt politics, books, James Cameron, etc with Ron has me totally stoked to read this Strand favorite author's new book. Literally. Our staff loves him.

Zelma That sounds very cool and fun! 👍 3y
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this little extrovert is having herself a very introverted recouping session 📖✨

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Spaceman of Bohemia | Jaroslav Kalfar
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At NAIBA this weekend in Baltimore. I swore I wouldn't do this but grabbed way too many books. 📚 Should have brought a suitcase! Also, shoutout to my friend Jaro who has a book coming out with LB. 🎉 Which one should be my first read?! 😅

Maike Wow! I'm so excited for this Neil Gaiman so you should totally read that one first 😉 3y
LeahBergen 😮😮 3y
brilliantglow Is it even possible to NOT come home with a big stack of books? 😍😍 If I was to choose a book to start with it would be Norse Mythology. 3y
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CherylDeFranceschi What a stack! ❤️❤️❤️How could you even choose which to start first? 3y
Zelma Omg, I am envious. I would be torn between Kindred graphic novel, Norse Mythology and Difficult Women. I probably would start with Kindred. 3y
Suzze I have been waiting for Lincoln in the Bardo. I'd jump on that. 3y
Theresa Neil Gaiman! 3y
jlondon1963 Neil Gaiman has one out on Norse Mythology!! 3y
lute Neil Gaiman! 3y
Graciouswarriorprincess Wow! Neil Gaiman is great! I am reading this book! 3y
Graciouswarriorprincess Great stack!! 3y
magictoyshop ohhhh such envy 3y
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Sonnets from the Portuguese | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Late night cleaning & decorating. ✨ Some of the old paperbacks that I'm slightly obsessed with.

booksandsympathy I love Sonnets From the Portugese! And A Midsummer Night's Dream is my second favorite Shakespeare. 3y
Readingrobin A college favorite of mine! 3y
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Difficult Women | Roxane Gay
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He says, "You have to be nicer to me." I say, "I do." // This collection is intense. I think I'm holding my breath while reading because some narratives are too recognizable, some wounds too relatable. I really love "North Country" so far. Probably because I love distantly at times too. #AirportReads✈️

hwheaties Want!! Who's the publisher on this one? 3y
whitney @hwheaties grove press! 3y
hwheaties @whitney I am so requesting! 3y
OliverDepp I almost knocked my boss down and took it out of her hands. I sort of went blind with envy. 3y
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Brooklyn | Colm Toibin
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bye goodreads, hello @getlitsy! ✌️ #bkloveslitsy

rachelm Jealous!!!! 3y
MrBook I felt the same way about GR after finding @Litsy . I'm hardly on GR anymore, to the dismay of my fellow writers in our GR groups 😂. I'd rather be with a bunch of readers. 3y
Zelma @whitney @MrBook I am the same way. I'm sure some friends wonder where my reviews went. I still list and rate my books since that format is a little easier to keep track of my read and TBR, but I don't spend any other effort there anymore. 3y
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MrBook @Zelma Exactly 😊👏🏻 3y
bookwrm526 @Zelma that's exactly what I do, keep track in goodreads but review here, and come here for rec's and reviews! 3y
Liberty So great to meet you!!! ♥️ 3y
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I've been so busy! Ahh but here's my new kitty Baloo and some light reading from this weekend. Who doesn't love a good Bill Murray story?!

Annl Cute kitty! 3y
AudreyMorris Kitty!! 3y
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krismlars Hello, Baloo! 3y
CherylDeFranceschi Welcome, Baloo! 3y
Sara_Planz Sweet baby!!!! 3y
britt_brooke 😻 3y
Tanzy13 🐱 3y
Zelma Adorable! 😻 I love new kittens! 3y
Chessa So adorable! What a face! 😻 3y
Sue 😻 3y
KarenUK Lovely face! 3y
Darthdad One of my all time favorite actors. This book looks incredible 3y
Christine Cutest kitty!! What a fun book - I had my own Bill Murray experience a few years ago that involved handholding and golf tournament crashing. 😆 3y
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There are some home runs in this short story collection. Weinstein feels like a mix between Ray Bradbury, a dash of George Saunders, and a splash of Kelly Link. He predicts the future of mankind with a level of realness that I found myself mulling over some of the concepts days later.

thesaurusrex That's a pretty excellent combo of authors to emulate 3y
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I'm really excited to take a crack at both of these. I was fortunate to hear both authors speak tonight at the NAIBA social. There's an urgency in both titles that speak to social undercurrents and I can't wait to dive in. Also, thanks to Community Bookstore for hosting! 💕

BookBabe Love this pic! 3y
KellySimmons Gorgeous display! 3y
MeganAnn Beautiful photo! 3y
Arbol Underground Railroad was incredible. I am looking forward to The Clancy's of Queens 3y
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Infinite Home | Kathleen Alcott
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Woke up early and treated myself to a latte plus some pleasure reading. So far, Alcott is drawing these incredibly vivid characters for me. As someone who loves this sort of writing style, I read 15 minutes past my break time! Oops! Was only five minutes late to my first meeting of the day. 💫

Reviewsbylola This sounds really good. Great picture! 3y
whitney @Reviewsbylola thanks! 💕 3y
britt_brooke Pretty picture! 3y
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Titania Great book. 3y
SagaReads beautiful cover 😳♥️ 3y
Donna_sBookMinute Oops! As long as you weren't first on the agenda. And that lovely coral envelope should've distracted them until the next late arrival. I think I'd enjoy reading this. 3y
whitney @britt_brooke thanks! ✨ 3y
whitney @Titania Agreed. 🙌 3y
whitney @yareader dude, Riverhead always kills the cover game. they're studs. 3y
whitney @Donna_sBookMinute luckily in the literary world, oops, had to read another chapter works. and thanks! forever 21 for $5 and I'm obsessed. 3y
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It ended up being a 12-hour day but soooo worth working those hours to meet Travis Barker from Blink-182. If only teenage Whitney could see me now. If you didn't know, his new memoir is out and probably the perfect reading for everyone camping out for the free concert this morning.

User1234456 That's really awesome!!! 3y
read.run.travel 😍 that's awesome, I'm so jealous! blink is one of my favorite bands ❤️ 3y
SecretLivesOfFictionLovers 😯 OMGosh! You got to meet Travis! That is so awesome!! Enjoy the gig! 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa That is awesome! 3y
L_auren So cool!!! 3y
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Here I Am: A Novel | Jonathan Safran Foer
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some of the arcs around my office. need some new ones! what's on your TBR list for late summer/fall?

bookishdawg These titles look great! I'm looking forward to Lab Girl, Regional Office is Under Attack, and The Sparrow 😊 3y
Jillsandypants I want to read Modern Lovers, Barkskins, The Girls, Mr. Splitfoot, and The Library at Mount Char :) 3y
BooksForEmpathy Homegoing, Barkskins, The Girls... the list goes on and on and on. I cannot wait for Amy Schumer's book and Roxane Gay's book in a few months! 3y
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Twocougs Just starting Those That Leave and Those That Stay - Neapolitan #3 3y
Abailliekaras The Essex Serpent, The Muse, The vegetarian, A Woman Loved. Anything less than 1,200 pages after war & peace! 😉 3y
KathleenM I am looking forward to reading Absolutely on Music. 3y
intervital Here I am as well. Fantasian by Larissa Pham. Warm bodies and the new hunger by Isaac Marion. House A by Jennifer s cheng. My favorite authors. I'm so excited! 3y
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I want you to see and smell like a hungry bee, and a hummingbird, but also like a plant breeder, flower farmer, importer of cut blooms, or a floral biologist. 🌸🌺🌼🌻🌷🌹

Ambam Wow. What a stunning photo! 🙌🏻💕 3y
whitney @ambam thanks! 🎉 3y
BrienneE This book is so good!! 2y
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I needed this read. These essays were so full of painful truths, hilariously raw, and just what I needed. Pair this book with a teacup full of whiskey.

mauveandrosysky I ❤️ her Twitter so much 3y
BookBerries I'm completely sold 3y
whitney @mauveandrosysky ditto! gives me life! @BookBerries you'll have no regrets 💯 3y
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Another Brooklyn: A Novel | Jacqueline Woodson
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I'm really excited to dive into this one. 👏

angrylilasian I'm so jealous!! I've been trying to find an ARC of this. Can't wait to hear what you thought of it! 3y
kdwinchester Great book! 3y
quietjenn Perfect food/drink choices t go along with that. 3y
whitney @angrylilasian it was a wonderful read, super powerful! do be on the lookout. @quietjenn i'm known for my apple juice addiction 3y
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"I remember the divine mix of Thai food, TV dinners, and hearty, homemade goodness that have shaped this palate of mine to this day. I remember all this but I still google my husband's birthday. Thank god he's famous." Chrissy Teigen ?

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Oh my! LOL! 3y
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Pretty sure this my biography on some level. Taking a break from the piles of books on my desk to pleasure read.

BooksTeasAndBookishThings This one and "the way I spend money" one both make me happy. The money one always makes me laugh actually. 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa LOL! That's great! 3y
Blaire Love this! Especially reading while walking - a particular talent of mine. 3y
Lizpixie Definitely see a few traits of mine as well! 3y
angrylilasian I just read this last night! Have you seen her Instagram? 3y
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The Taming of the Shrew | William Shakespeare
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Shakespeare in the Park does a fantastic job adapting The Taming of the Shrew for a modern audience. Plus, they feature an all-female cast! Go see it and then let's chat. Because if you know the ending of the play, you know why I want to talk about this adaptation.

Yamich49 The one with Cush Jumbo right? I'm so jealous!! Love her. 3y
whitney @Yamich49 she was amazing! 💕 3y
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Readergrrl Wish I was there! Sounds exciting! 3y
Obviousstate Can not wait! 3y
Glenda Wish I could see the production. I studied Shrew at the Folger Shakespeare Library TSI 2008. Love the play. 3y
0_phe1ia Hope I can get in this year 3y
SamCampbell Not book related...but what do you think of the Underwood wine?? 😆 I haven't had a chance to try it yet! 3y
whitney @SamCampbell It's denser, with almost a carbonated hint to it. Glass bottles aren't allowed so the can was an easier option. So it gets the job done but I wouldn't buy it on taste alone! 3y
KiskyLuella Oooh I can talk Taming of the Shrew anytime, especially with the number of theaters putting up productions in the past two years and not all of them using cross gender casting to "explain" the ending 3y
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Legs tucked inside a laundry basket, eating dinosaur gummies, & listening to Gwen Stefani. 📖 #HowDoYouRead

PS Lost my first copy and finally snagged another one! Can't wait to finish it - so good. Also, I'm at the laundromat. And finally, heyyyy all you new followers. Welcome to Litsy! 💕

Brandilarsen Love the hashtag. I wish Litsy would let us have pics in the comments. I read on my phone so it's often in bed, curled around the tiny glowing rectangle. 3y
angrylilasian I've been trying to find an ARC of this book. I can't wait until August! 3y
Jillreads I am about 100 pages in and love it so far! 3y
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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir | Marina Abramovic
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I'm starting RIGHT NOW. *cancels all meetings, refuses to answer phone, ignores emails*

Sasasp Svidja mi se 😌😌😌😌😌 4y
RebeccaSpeas Oh SNAP 4y
Zenira3 😳😍 4y
Dulceisnormal OH WOW 4y
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I'm midway through and internally reeling. Nadja holds her own against her talented father, with a memoir so vivid, so achingly truthful, that I have to take breathers while reading this. It's a book that will make you reevaluate your own relationships with family and especially your own mother.

SGJ Seriously? Had no idea this even existed. Too cool. Thanks you. 4y
SGJ Also/thank you again. Very excited about this. 4y
whitney @SGJ yay! glad to spread the knowledge. 4y
Pinknite Nice cover although there are a lot of great books out there but I can't read them cause of the bad covers :( 4y
paperbackhorror That's such a badass title. 3y
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More photos of me! Jk jk. Seriously, was an honor to moderate a panel featuring Kate Bolick, Rebecca Traister, and Marianne Schnall. It's hard out there for a lady, but these women wrote books that gave me insight, and empowered me to be a fighter. 🙌 Strand has signed copies of their books! Come!

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American Born Chinese | Gene Luen Yang
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I've been annoyed lately. From Scar Jo to Emma Stone, a lot of Asians are being white washed in Hollywood. So reading American Born Chinese again and really looking to support my community into having more conversations about how we're portrayed and fighting for better representation.

jennwangster Gene is my good friend's brother-in-law! 😎 He's a great person! 4y
whitney @jennwangster Tell him he can come to the Strand /wheneverrrr/ he wants. Such a big fan! 4y
angrylilasian Yes! I'm loving the #starringjohncho and #starringconstancewu trend. And all of Gene's books are must reads. 3y
RichRennicks That's a fab book. Got to meet him at BEA, but haven't had a moment to read his new one. My daughter loved it though. 3y
thewanderingbookmark Love this. It spurred me onto reading Boxers & Saints and The Shadow Hero—Yang and Liew are awesome. 3y
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My first day exploring the city when I moved here started at the Strand. It's crazy to think three years later and I now work here. And with such an amazing team. Feeling a lot of book love and pride today. Happy Independent Bookstore day!

BookwormBeth So jealous 4y
musemonthly The Strand is my absolute favorite place and you all look lovely! 4y
jennwangster My husband proposed to me at @strandbookstore when we were living in NYC ❤️📚- it will forever occupy a special place in my heart! I miss the store dearly (we've since moved to SF!) 4y
whitney @musemonthly Thanks! And @jennwangster Loveeee that. Proposals are my favorite thing to help orchestrate. Come visit often! :) 4y
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A few minor issues but overall such a fun debut! If you believe Black Widow deserves to have her own spin-off movie (like me, hello Marvel) then you'll love this one. And yes, the Kill Bill theme song is my ringtone. 🙌

whitney I'm also not sure why I wrote magical realism. It more hints at sci-fi/fantasy/comic books. Blame me writing these at 3 AM. 4y
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The Mothers: A Novel | Brit Bennett
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Update: Mark your calendars for October. The writing was spectacular -- but what gives it flight, is the achingly truthful characters she creates. So realistic, one might think back to the small town one can grow up in, and wonder if they exist there. If you walked by them. If you are them.

MyBookLife Should be illegal to rave so much about a book and tease us when it is sooo loooong before the book comes out 😥 4y
Cynbalch Sounds so 👍! Why do we have to wait soooo long always? 4y
whitney @MyBookLife @cynbalch the wait will be worth it. 👏 4y
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The Mothers: A Novel | Brit Bennett
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There are lines in this book I want tattooed on my body. Hot damn. So far, so good. Will give you guys an update when I'm done!

todd Publishers should offer a "quote tattoo" credit to readers. 4y
theboozybookworm Ohhhh jealous 4y
whitney @todd I would become a walking billboard by end of year! 4y
books_cats_art I'm definitely going to have to check this one out! 3y
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The Star-Touched Queen | Roshani Chokshi
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I've been catching up with my YA reads. This book was a beautiful start -- based within Indian folklore, it features a strong female protagonist. Almost with a Tamora Pierce feel, I devoured this within a day and a half. Highly recommend! The Strand will have copies for sure. Smoothie was legit too.

heikemarie Tamora Pierce are the magic words of YA for me! 4y
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Faithful: A Novel | Alice Hoffman
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I devoured this in 1.5 days. Alice Hoffman moves to contemporary fiction but doesn't lose the magical portrayal she brings to relationships and her ability to portray love in different meaningful ways. Be on the lookout for this come November!

Kristina Cover Love! 4y
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jeff Timely read! 4y
Orbeck33 Let us know what you think. 4y
Antonio The ultimate in professionalism, poise, and narration when Meyer describes her own tentacled melee. 4y
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Sudden Death: A Novel | lvaro Enrigue
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Yeah, what she said.

jeff This one just launched to the top of my to read pile! 4y
whitney @jefflebl where it belongs 🙌 4y
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Dog | Matthew Van Fleet
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This is not about a book but a PSA that you can bring your dog inside of the Strand. Or else Strand's Marketing team will adopt your puppy and never give it back. This is Rosie and her Mom let me love on her this morning. 💕💕💕

totesmarisa I wish I could add this pup to my stack! ❤️ 4y
shelly I second the puppy comment :) 4y
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Read this a few months ago and was OBSESSED. So excited I got to hear Rebecca on this kickass panel & bask in strong lady power. She's coming to the Strand in May and I'm going to have to start prepping now to keep my cool. SOOO GOOD. GO READ NOW.

totesmarisa YAAAAAS! Just picked up my copy yesterday!! 🙌🏼 4y
whitney @totesmarisa you're gonna loveeee it! 🙌 4y
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Relief Map | Rosalie Knecht
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Look at me and my Strand tote. Rosalie Knecht is a debut author from Tinhouse. It starts off slow but winds into that quiet post-apocalypse vibe that I tend to like. #noshame

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Modern Lovers | Emma Straub
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Working my way through Modern Lovers by Emma Straub right now. Similar to The Vacationers, again we find ourself working between two couples and their intersecting lives.

Orbeck33 Let us know how it is when you're done! 4y
BookishClaire So jealous! Can't wait for this one. 4y
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"Single female life is not prescription, but its opposite: liberation.” - Rebecca Traister

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Sudden Death: A Novel | lvaro Enrigue
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Almost halfway done. Never thought I'd read a book on tennis but the political spice and dash of Anne Boleyn makes it an utter delight. Again, Riverhead always bringing the good reads. Out early February. Stay tuned for this read!

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My love for RBG knows no boundaries. Give this book to any kickass feminist and empower them to be like RBG. Or anyone. We should all be RBG. But honestly, can Carmon & Knizhnik write text books? I would have studied more. 💯

todd For you, B. 4y
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I had to lie down after I finished reading Fates and Furies in order to process all of my feelings and thoughts. Plus, my wine and squash risotto was a good pairing.

thesaurusrex I can't wait to pick this up! 4y
GuiltyFeat Definitely a book of two halves. I found the first half so insufferable that the stonking second half only just redeemed it. 4y
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