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allureofbeauty

Joined September 2016

I don't need fire power when I'm rocking these guns...
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I Must Betray You | Ruta Sepetys
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Im sorry I was so late in sending this but I got it in the mail over a week ago so hopefully it‘s made it okay by now. @kellyann28 @cwarnier @staci.reads
I enjoyed it. It‘s my first time reading the author and I have another one in my tbr pile 🖤

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 💐 3w
staci.reads Yes, it arrived, and I loved reading everyone's thoughts ❤️ Also, @kellyann28 I just finished The Paris Apartment last night! I'll get it in the mail soon! @cwarnier 3w
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Only a Monster | Vanessa Len
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This was part of my Christmas present from my boyfriend. My very first Owlcrate and I love it.

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More of Leo coming to help.

#cat #cats #catsofinstagram #catsoflitsy

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Little Eve | Catriona Ward
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Outtake. Leo was coming to help.

#cats #cat #catsofinstagram #catsoflitsy

RaeLovesToRead So cute! 1mo
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The Hacienda | Isabel Caas
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Christmas haul. Some of them were to my boyfriend and me from his brother since we read so many together 🖤

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Secret Santa | Andrew Shaffer
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Recently read with my boyfriend. I‘d been saving it for the holiday season. I liked it but it still didn‘t quite hit the spot for what I think I was looking for.

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My Lady Jane | Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand
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Went to a different library book sale and got these for 15 bucks. What‘s funny is as my boyfriend and I were walking in another couple was just ahead of us on the sidewalk and stopped to say they recognized us from the other library sale the week before lol

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Mehso-so

Read for a book club. Was a quick read. Boyfriend and I read it in an evening passing it back and forth.

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Anatomy: A Love Story | Dana Schwartz
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A recent haul I got from a library sale. I spent 20 bucks. I was really excited to find some of these.

ImperfectCJ You've got some good ones in that stack! 2mo
allureofbeauty @ImperfectCJ any I should move higher on the tbr? 2mo
ImperfectCJ @allureofbeauty I read the bottom two in October and really liked them, but there are a couple in the middle that I haven't read but have heard are very good (A Woman is No Man, for example). 2mo
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Just Like Home | Sarah Gailey
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Mehso-so

Just recently read this with my boyfriend and sadly it wasn‘t that great. I really want some kind of haunted house story that‘s creepy and I keep getting disappointed. Any suggestions?

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Lakewood: A Novel | Megan Giddings
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Books I read for November.

Gissy I loved MonsterCalls, beautiful but sad😢The illustrations are amazing. 2mo
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Heart-Shaped Box | Joe Hill
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Mehso-so

Read this with my boyfriend, we read it side by side together. We both thought it was pretty meh sadly. I really wanted it to be spooky.

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So it took nearly three years but I finally got struck down with Covid and I‘m mad about it and I feel like hot garbage. My head feels like molasses and fog.

Chrissyreadit I hope you can rest and recover quickly. 3mo
Chelsea.Poole 😖 hope it passes soon!! 3mo
marleed Oh I‘m sorry. I hope it passes quickly and allows you to move through Dec and January as super-immunized. 3mo
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A Monster Calls | Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
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Read for a book club on Monday. Got my boyfriend to read it too. Then we watched the movie last night. I thought it was going to utterly destroy me and then it didn‘t and I kind of felt let down.

Beatlefan129 I felt the same way. The reviews made me think I was going to feel really emotional but then all I felt was so so 3mo
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Some recent Dollar Tree finds.

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This one will be in the mail tomorrow @Kappadeemom
@suvata @BeckyWithTheGoodBooks I‘ve had a pretty hectic and bad last few months. There was a lot of maintenance on my complex and then I had a break up with my boyfriend of over five years and that‘s been a struggle. Bit of a repeat from my last post but just wanted to let you guys know too and that it‘s on it‘s way tomorrow. I‘m really sorry this happened. I‘m not normally like this.

BeckyWithTheGoodBooks @allureofbeauty I‘m so sorry you‘re going through so much. Don‘t worry about it too much. Take care of yourself. ❤️ 3mo
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The Paris Apartment | Lucy Foley
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I finally got this one finished. And I‘m so sorry it took me so long. My life kind of fell apart in Sept and Oct. I went thru a breakup of my five plus year relationship this month and it‘s been very hard. But this will be on the mail the first and again I‘m sorry. @cwarnier @kellyann28 @staci.reads

cwarnier I am so sorry to hear that. I hope you can turn your life around for the better.
Don't feel bad, about still having this. I have 3 of our books in my possession right now. I have fallen off the reading wagon recently too. I will have “I Must Betray You“ in the mail in the next few days.
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Yuki_Onna Oh my gosh 😰 Sending supporting vibes & all the hope and love your way 💗 3mo
kellyann28 I'm sorry you've had such big life changes! 😔 3mo
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staci.reads Sorry you're dealing with such heavy stuff right now. 😔 3mo
staci.reads @allureofbeauty Andrea, I received a book in the mail from you, but it wasn't The Paris Apartment. It was a book called The Cutting Season. 3mo
allureofbeauty @staci.reads omg. Omg omg omg omg. I somehow swapped the envelopes. That means @Kappadeemom got the Paris apartment. Omg. I am so sorry. Idek how I managed that. Beyond I have no brain right now. Im not sure what would be the best way to fix this. I could maybe PayPal both of you what it cost to media mail them and you could send them to each other. I am so fucking sorry. I can‘t believe I did this. I‘ve never done something like that before. 3mo
staci.reads @allureofbeauty no worries - mistakes happen - don't beat yourself up over it. Do you still have my email address from the initial email Suvata sent? If so, just send me Kappadeemom's address and I'll send it directly to her. 3mo
allureofbeauty @staci.reads emailed you today. 🖤 3mo
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Harrow Lake | Kat Ellis
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Bookoutlet haul. Have you guys read any of these or are there any I should move up the good old tbr list?

Clwojick The Arrangement was so good! 🖤 4mo
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How Lucky: A Novel | Will Leitch
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September was an awful month for me. I had a lot of maintenance stuff going on in my apartment so I had to do a lot of cleaning and barely got any sleep. It was an anxiety ridden month. I really hope the next month is better. I have some books to read next month that I‘m looking forward to at least.

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Pet Sematary | Stephen King
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Happy Birthday Stephen King 🖤🐈‍⬛🖤

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Some recent Dollar Tree finds 📚📚📚

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All Systems Red | Martha Wells
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Recently read this for my queer book club. Also orange muffins are love. They‘re my favorite.

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I had been in the middle of taking a photo of a book and then Leo decided he was the true Star which of course he is. It‘s his world I‘m just living in it.

#catsoflitsy #cat #cats

RaeLovesToRead Handsome kitty 🥰🥰 5mo
jlhammar He's gorgeous! 5mo
LauraJ I want to cuddle him 😻 5mo
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A pretty bookmark from Shein that I got for under two bucks. I love things with keys.

UwannaPublishme 😍🙌🏻 5mo
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How Lucky: A Novel | Will Leitch
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#justfinishedreading this one. I could have done without some of the football stuff but I enjoyed the story.

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Some Goodwill finds.

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I'm Glad My Mom Died | Jennette McCurdy
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#readingwrapup
Total pages read 2,889 - probably more tho since I‘m in the middle of a few other books lol

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Another picture of my baby Leo.

#cats #catsoflitsy #cat #readingbuddy

Yuki_Onna Oi, he's so cute! 😻 5mo
RaeLovesToRead 🥰🥰🥰🥰 5mo
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My baby Leo is my best reading buddy.

#catsoflitsy #cat #cats #readingbuddy

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The other bookmark my friend made me for my birthday.

Chrissyreadit Fun! 6mo
LibrarianRyan I love the skeleton jelly bears/ 6mo
tessavi Cute! 6mo
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Supermarket | Bobby Hall
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Another stack of some recent Goodwill finds over numerous trips.

Chelsea.Poole Pretty stack ☺️ and love your pug wall art in the background! 6mo
allureofbeauty @Chelsea.Poole thank you. I love him. I saw it at TJ Maxx. Left it. And couldn‘t stop thinking about cause it made me happy so I went back and he was still there waiting for me. 6mo
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The Night Listener | Armistead Maupin
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#justfinishedreading
I finally got around to reading this even though I‘ve loved the movie so much since it first came out.
I got lucky and found a copy at goodwill that someone had already marked passages in and so I marked some of my own passages and will be loaning it to a friend soon 🖤

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A friend made me a couple bookmarks for my birthday and this is one. Isn‘t it cute?

Sleepswithbooks Adorable!!!!! 6mo
Gissy Beautiful😍 6mo
allureofbeauty @Sleepswithbooks @Gissy thank you 🖤🖤🖤 6mo
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Secret Santa | Andrew Shaffer
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Some recent (over numerous trips) Goodwill finds.

#usedbooks #goodwill #goodwillbooks

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Small Fry | Lisa Brennan-Jobs
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I enjoyed this book more than I originally thought I would.

It has been sent onward to @staci.reads
@cwarnier @kellyann28

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 🌸 6mo
kellyann28 Beautiful photo! ❤️ 6mo
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Elysium Girls | Kate Pentecost
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Baby #bookoutlet haul but one came super bent up from the way they packed it.

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The Lies I Tell | Julie Clark
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I enjoyed this one. It‘ll be in the mail on its way to @Kappadeemom soon.

@suvata @BeckyWithTheGoodBooks #lmpbc

allureofbeauty @Kappadeemom this was mailed today 🖤 6mo
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It‘s #nationalbookloversday so what‘s better than a stack post?

These are some recent dollar tree finds 🖤📖📚

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Panpan

Come on, Baby, light my fire…

Read for a book club pick. Not really sure why it got turned into a book. I didn‘t think it was that interesting.

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Omg @DebinHawaii you went above and beyond. Thank you so much. Love them. I also am a shein shopper and recognize a few (tho I didn‘t have them) lol

@cwarnier #summerbookmarkswap

DebinHawaii I am so glad you like them! I had fun putting them together. Enjoy! 🤗 6mo
Gissy Beautiful, stunning bookmarks! 😱😍❤️❤️❤️ 6mo
cwarnier Note pal tabs are so much fun to use! 6mo
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Thank you for the bookmarks I love love love them @KateReadsYA they‘re perfect.

@cwarnier #summerbookmarkswap

KateReadsYA You're welcome. I received yours as well. Thank you! 6mo
Gissy Nice! 😍 6mo
cwarnier The Shinning- so scary 6mo
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Thank you @alexus_sb for the bookmarks. I love them.
@cwarnier #summerbookmarkswap

Gissy Love the one with the fairies, The Van Gough one and one with books! 👌😍❤️❤️❤️ 6mo
cwarnier You can never have to many bookmarks! 6mo
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Hidden Pictures: A Novel | Jason Rekulak
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Books I read for July.
#readingwrapup

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Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers | Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Went to book club tonight for The Strangers and grabbed the book for next month too.
I had higher hopes for the strangers but I didn‘t super like it. Probably won‘t be continuing with the series.

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The Echo Wife | Sarah Gailey
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#justfinished - it was interesting but I‘m really curious about her new book.
I read this one for book club and almost no one showed up and those who did didn‘t like it. You did have to suspend a lot of disbelief to read this one.
Also orange muffins are love.

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I think this might be the last of my #bookoutlet haul photos - for now anyway haha

Gissy They stopped shipping to PR😫😩😭 6mo
allureofbeauty @Gissy that sucks. 6mo
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The Therapist | B A Paris
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I enjoyed this one, and the cupcakes of course.
I won‘t say much about it since it‘s on its way currently to @Kappadeemom for #lmpbc
@suvata @BeckyWithTheGoodBooks

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Bookmark Days | Scot Gardner
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DebinHawaii Yay! 🎉Thank you! Your‘s was mailed out yesterday afternoon & should be there by Monday if not sooner! 6mo
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@Crazeedi - I got your bookmarks in the mail, they‘re great thank you so much. The counting one looks really handy and I love the stickers too.

@cwarnier #summerbookmarkswap

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love these!! 7mo
cwarnier WOW! I love the timmer & the stickers! 7mo
Crazeedi Enjoy!! 6mo
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@Amiable I got the bookmarks and I love them thank you so much. You have no idea how much I‘ve always wanted a Strand bookmark. I‘ve never gotten to visit.

@cwarnier #summerbookmarkswap

cwarnier I love the homemade card & magnetic clips are always a win in my book! 7mo
Amiable I‘m so glad you like them! The Strand really is as amazing as it seems. 6mo
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