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Joined December 2016

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Deadly Education | Naomi Novik
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Thabk you @rsteve388 ! I thought your box didn't arrive, but the hubby had it in the garage!? Thank you so much!

The little one asked me, "Mommy, what did you get? More books! You love books!" ???

#LitsyLove #LLFS

Bookgoil Well Met is such a great book! That mug is cute! 2mo
rsteve388 Glad you liked it and that it was safely stored away 2mo
Avanders Ooooh that mug! 😍 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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The Ex Hex: A Novel | Erin Sterling
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Well that was enjoyable. 🧡

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Mrs. Lincoln's Rival: A Novel | Jennifer Chiaverini
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Hey #BookSpin friends, does a bail still count?

I tried so many times, but could not get into this one. I think I'm going to take it to the little free library down the street. Maybe someone else will enjoy it!

#BookSpin @TheAromaofBooks

Soubhiville Yes a bail counts, because you‘ve still taken it off your TBR. 👍😁 (edited) 2mo
aroc Yes! Thanks @Soubhiville ! 2mo
TheAromaofBooks @aroc - Yes!! @Soubhiville is completely correct - the goal is to get books off the list & sometimes a bail is the best way for that to happen!! 😂 2mo
aroc @TheAromaofBooks Yay!! It feels good lol 2mo
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The Betrayed | Kiera Cass
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Ok Ms. Cass, I have a bone to pick with you. I hated the first book, the first time I read it and the second time I read it! But the second book, OH MY GOD! Why did you do that to me? I couldn't put it down! And then to end it so quickly. Uuuggghhhh! Thank you for the second book and renewing my love for you!

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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3mo
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The Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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Weekend vibes 💛

annahenke Loved this book 3mo
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Good morning Litsy! Sorry I have been MIA for a bit. Life got in the way and I was having some "blue" time.

Now I'm back and trying to read more!

Hey #LitsyLove peeps! Did anyone else get the stamp catalogue from the post office? It's so cool! So many neat new stamps!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Tattooedteacher

Tattooedteacher I did and I love stamps. Have found a quiet time to look though. 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy you are back!! 💗💗💗 4mo
marleed Welcome back! 4mo
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City of Girls | Elizabeth Gilbert
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smalldogs_bigbooks2419 Yay!! I wasn‘t sure what sort of tea you would like, and I haven‘t been drinking much lately because it‘s getting too hot. I hope you find at least a few to enjoy. I‘m definitely intending to go back to this book eventually. (edited) 5mo
Bookgoil Looks like a good one! ❤️ 5mo
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Untitled | Anonymous
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Hey #BookSpin, I'm back! Looking forward to #BookSpinBingo!

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 6mo
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Squire | Tamora Pierce
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My new favorite reading spot. 💙

booksellerofyourdiscontent Is it weird that I miss sandboxes sometimes? 6mo
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First Test | Tamora Pierce
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Found some time for some self care! 💛

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Brushfire | Craig Alanson
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1, 2, hold my beer!

Another exceptional installment of Expeditionary Force. RC Bray gets me every time!

If I ever meet Craig Alanson, or if he reads this, how do you do it?

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Hey all! I'm still here! We have been really busy and about to get even busier! But I did find time to splurge on books and catch up a bit on my #LitsyLove!

@Lovesbooks87 Our #ECBC books are on their way to you!

@EH2018 @samanthagutt @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Lovesbooks87 Yay! I will be on the look out for them! 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Hmmmm you left us with a cliffhanger there 😜😜😜 8mo
aroc @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Haha! I guess so, 😉 8mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I have a guess!! 8mo
aroc @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Ha! I know what you are thinking but not quite! I have to send you an update letter. 💛 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @aroc please do and I made a bookmark for you 💜 8mo
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Hello Litsy! I have been in a reading funk! Time to get back to reading!

#BookSpin #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks

EclecticBookLover That's a lot of Tortall! You know I totally for it 😁 9mo
aroc @EclecticBookLover I'm slacking on my Tortall! Need to get them back to you 💛 9mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 9mo
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It's been a week... looking forward to some me time.

Crazeedi Enjoy 💗 9mo
BookishMarginalia 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 9mo
samanthagutt I can‘t wait to watch that! That‘s going to be my Sunday 😊 9mo
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Mehso-so

Unsure about this one. It's between a pick and a so-so. I enjoy all the references and the quests. However, some were too drawn out and some had not enough to satisfy me. Disappointing as I was looking forward to this read.

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Enjoyed this story as I always enjoy Janette Oke.

This was my #BookSpin book!

Wow! I got through both this month! Maybe I can finally get a bingo ?!?! #BookSpinBingo

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Great progress!!! 10mo
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Catching up on my #EastCoastBookClub!

Thanks for the pick @samanthagutt !
@EH2018 @Lovesbooks87

Also finished my #doublespin for #BookSpinBingo!
@TheAromaofBooks

samanthagutt Yay!! I‘m setting a reminder now to bring you The Star-Crossed Sisters on Monday 😂 10mo
aroc I still have Erika's to read! 😂😂 10mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 10mo
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1. Yes! One by the amazing @OriginalCyn620

2. Sometime Goodreads. Thinking about a blog.

3. The Selection series, but that is happening!!! Agree with @EclecticBookLover anything by Tamora Pierce.

#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

Thanks for the tag @EclecticBookLover

Your turn, @samanthagutt @EH2018 @Lovesbooks87

Eggs I‘d definitely watch the Selection series!! Thanks for playing today👍🏼📚🤗 10mo
OriginalCyn620 Thank you! 😃 10mo
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#MotivationalMonday

1. Laundry, always laundry
2. Funfetti cake! It was for the little ones second birthday!
3. After the little one is on bed 💙

Thanks @Cupcake12 !

I tag @EclecticBookLover and @samanthagutt !

Cupcake12 Laundry is a common answer 🧺🤣 The cake sounds lovely. Take care and thanks for playing xx 11mo
Texreader Awww! Happy birthday to the little one!! 11mo
aroc @Cupcake12 The one job that keeps on giving! 11mo
aroc @Texreader Thank you! 11mo
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Bingo Love | Tee Franklin
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Made my list yesterday and building my board today! Here's to 2021! #BookSpin #BookSpinBingo

@TheAromaofBooks

Helen19 I need to borrow your handwriting for my Feb list please! Beautiful! 11mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!!! 11mo
aroc @Helen19 Thank you! 11mo
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How the Dukes Stole Christmas: A Holiday Romance Anthology | Sarah MacLean, Tessa Dare, Sophie Jordan, Joanna Shupe Sophie Jordan
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Last full read of 2020! So I bought this one when I saw my BFF @EclecticBookLover was reading it! Needed some good old fashion romance and I think this collection may become a holiday tradition for me. 😂😂

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 101 points!

EclecticBookLover I loved the first story, but the second is annoying me. Could be because I'm listening to it 🤣 11mo
Clwojick Amazing! Way to go! ♥️❄️🎄 11mo
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Just some reading after my first Covid vaccine dose! Feeling good! 💛

Lovesbooks87 How exciting! 🎉🎉🎉🎉 11mo
AmyG I get one tomorrow! It is very exciting, indeed. 11mo
aroc @Lovesbooks87 @AmyG It feels good to have control over it now. My anxiety is thanking me for the break. 😂 11mo
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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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And with Daisy Jones I have completed my challenge this year! And just in time!

I enjoyed this book, but it was not as deep as I thought it was going to be. I'm looking forward to the TV series.

DAB Congrats
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Holiday Grind | Cleo Coyle
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Another holiday read under my belt! Split this one between audio and reading. Cozy mysteries are not really my thing, but I enjoyed it. Added bonus, it is my #BookSpin for December!

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 26 points!

#BookSpin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 11mo
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This Time Next Year | Sophie Cousens
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Another enjoyable read! Had it's moments that I wanted them to get off their butts and kiss! But I enjoyed it in the end!

Only 3 more books until I meet my reading goal!

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iread2much You are so welcome! I hope you enjoy! 11mo
Crazeedi Yay!!! Very awesome! 11mo
Bookgoil Oh such lovely books and goodies! ❤️ 11mo
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BookwormAHN 😺😺 11mo
CoffeeNBooks Happy Birthday! 🎉🎂🎉 11mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy Birthday 🎊🎂🎉🎈🎁 11mo
Bookgoil Happy birthday! Hope it was wonderful! 🎊🎉💝💕 11mo
JaneyWaneyB Happy Birthday 🎂🥳🎉🎈🎁 11mo
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Read this one yesterday. Love Hallmark feels at this time of year.

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 26 points!

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A little me time during nap time. Fresh popcorn (stove top made, yum!) And one of my favorite movies!

#WinterGames #MerryReaders

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego LOVE this movie❣ 11mo
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Christmas Brides | Cheryl Bolen
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Not sure when I got this book, but found it on my nook! Really enjoyed all the little novellas!

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 76 points!

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Ok #WinterGames, if I read an anthology of Christmas stories does that count as one book or does each story count? Got some posting to do! 😊

#MerryReaders @Clwojick

slategreyskies Each story in a Christmas collection counts for 25 points, so if you read a collection that has 10 short stories, you‘d get 250 points. :) 11mo
aroc @slategreyskies Thank you! 11mo
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Alora I got your card today! Thank you so much!! ❤️💚❤️💚 11mo
aroc @Alora You're welcome! 11mo
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Better late than never! #LitsyLove #LitsyLoveWinterSwap!

@iread2much It will be there by the end of the week!

@rsteve388 @Bookgoil

iread2much Yay! Thank you! 11mo
aroc @iread2much Yours arrived too! Thank you! 11mo
iread2much @aroc oh good! I was worried. Glad it arrived 😄 11mo
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iread2much @aroc @Bookgoil it has arrived! Thank you! 11mo
aroc @iread2much Yay! I was checking the tracking everyday! 11mo
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Tempting Fate | Jane Green
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The Polar Express | Chris Van Allsburg
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Second time watching! (For a little boy who loves trains, we ended up buying it!)

Does this count for more points? #WinterGames #MerryReaders @Clwojick

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Another feel good Christmas story. Another audiobook while cooking and cleaning today.

Maybe I will make my goal this year after all!

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 26 points!

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For Thanksgiving, my office is doing a Food Drive for our county food pantry. We decided to continue into December. We have almost filled three boxes and my boss has promised an additional $5,000 for the group! So thankful to work with such wonderful people and patients!

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 26 points!

Clwojick ❤ Way to go! 🌲 11mo
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BINGO! First Christmas Bingo!

21 points! #MerryReaders #WinterGames

BayouGirl85 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 11mo
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In a Holidaze | Christina Lauren
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Honestly I selected this one from #BOTM without reading the synopsis! I saw the cover and went, "Yes, I want a holiday read!"

I LOVED it! It was exactly what I needed. I laughed out loud so many times! I devoured it in one day! I haven't done that in a while and it felt good!

#MerryReaders #WinterGames 26 points!

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Polar Express Big Book | Chris Van Allsburg
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My little one loves trains! So naturally this is his favorite Christmas book! We just read it for the third time this week! How many points is that #WinterGames?

#MerryReaders 26 points! @Clwojick

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Nantucket White Christmas | Pamela M. Kelley
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I guess all holiday reads should be a pick. It was predictable and heart warming. First audio holiday book!

#WinterGames #MerryReaders +26 points! @Clwojick

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Christmas Ornaments | Meredith Corporation
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#OrnamentHunt #2! When I was younger (and maybe a little now) I had a thing for frogs! So for my wedding, my mom got me a bride and groom frog. 💛

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 11 points! @Clwojick

Clwojick Cute! 12mo
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Update on my movie progress! So I updated a board with movies more my speed.😊 We are enjoying sharing these movies with our little one (although I watch the rom coms by myself hubby can't handle it!)

#WinterGames #MerryReaders 51 points! @Clwojick

EclecticBookLover Loved Holidate! John did, too. We both loved Dash and Lily as well! 12mo
Clwojick Way to go! 12mo
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Christmas Trees | Robert Frost
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Oh! Probably should show our whole set up. Rosie loves it in front of the fire. #CatsofLitsy

#WinterGames #XmasTreeContestEntry #MerryReaders
11 points!
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Gissy Is the tree in danger?☺️Beautiful!🎄👌❤️💚❤️💚❤️💚 12mo
aroc @Gissy Yes! From two cats and an almost two year old! 🤣🤣 12mo
Clwojick Adorable! ♥️ 12mo
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Christmas Ornaments | Meredith Corporation
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My #OrnamentHunt #1, in honor of my graduation with my doctorate! 🎄

#WinterGames #MerryReaders
11 points!

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Just sent the hubby to the post office with all my #LitsyLove holiday cards! Sending some Holiday spirit all over the world! 🎄

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Wow!! Awesome 📝📫💌 Does hubby “get it?” Litsy and #LitsyLove? #HusbandsofLitsy 12mo
aroc Haha! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks he gets whatever makes me happy! Lol 12mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @aroc that‘s awesome!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
UwannaPublishme Great hubby! 🙌🏻 12mo
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I have not been on my A game this week! Playing #LitsyLove catch up and #BookSpin catch up. I mademoiselle list at Thanksgiving, but completely failed to post. Got lots of #Wintergames to post. Sorry!

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Looks good!! 12mo
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Hey @Lovesbooks87 , I mailed this on Friday! Should be there soon! 😊

#EastCoastBookClub #ECBC

Lovesbooks87 Yay! I will be on the look out for it! 12mo
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Here's my December #TBR. A few holiday reads and the vast majority of my library is #TBR.

#WinterGames2020 #MerryReaders

Lovesbooks87 Your bookcases!!!! 😍😍😍 12mo
PuddleJumper Your bookcases are amazing!
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TheAromaofBooks Yay #MerryReaders !! Good luck!! 12mo
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EclecticBookLover This time next year looks good!! 12mo
britt_brooke 😍 12mo
EH2018 Love your library!! 12mo
Cupcake12 I‘ve just treated myself to This time last year. Hope it‘s good x 12mo
Clwojick I have a crush on your library 😊 12mo
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