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Bookgoil

Joined May 2016

Dog mom, librarian, book and coffee lover.
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It‘s been a bit of a week and I canceled my plans this weekend so a perfect time to start on my reading goals for #joyousjanuary #readathon @Andrew65

Hoping to finish 6-7 audiobooks this week, my kindle book and maybe 5 print books. I‘m off Monday so we‘ll see what I get done.

Starting with Skin of the Sea by Natasha Bowen

TheBookHippie I agree it‘s been A WEEK. Happy Reading! 1d
Andrew65 Wow! Awesome goals. 18h
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Skin of the Sea | Natasha Bowen
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I‘m glad for the weekend, I cleared my plans and am hoping to catch up.

My current audio I tagged: Skin of the Sea by Natasha Bowen
On kindle: ‘Twas the Knight before Christmas by Hermoine Moon
In Print: The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Young Readers Edition) by Jeanne Theoharris
Beneath the Moon by Yoshi Yoshitani (still slowly reading these stories)

Hoping to get to: House of Hades and the Scattering

@Andrew65 #weekendreading

Andrew65 Some good choices. 18h
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Sundays | A. Robert Allen
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What a fun question! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

-Bloody Jack by LA Meyer (on audio)
-Traitor‘s Blade (Greatcoats) by Sebastian De Castell
- Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
-The Fog Diver by Joel N Ross
- You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
- The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

For kids books the Jory John books - Good Egg, Bad Seed etc and so many more I can‘t think of now

#sundaysoapbox

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks for playing 🙌🏻📚 1w
Jennifer_Fireheart Omg love bloody jack series so so so much 22h
Bookgoil @Jennifer_Fireheart yes I‘ve been relistening this year even tho… I just did last year 🤣 22h
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Bingo Love | Tee Franklin
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I finally made my #bookspinbingo card and realize now I should have started marking them off too - woops. I haven‘t read either of my spin books but I‘ve read quite a few on my board!
@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1w
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Love this new feature by @Andrew65 #weekendreading

This weekend I‘m reading Beneath The Moon which is tagged - it‘s beautifully illustrated explaining briefly different fairy tales and myths from different cultures.

We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal - high fantasy listening on audio
And about to start reading more Harriet the Invincible books by Ursula Vernon

Thanks for the tag!

What are you reading?

Andrew65 This sounds interesting. 1w
FantasyChick Oh I love WHTF and the audio for it is fantastic! Enjoy 😊 1w
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Valentines | Ted Kooser
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AmyG Fun. Thank you!!! Oops…I already filled out the form. 😬 (edited) 1w
Bookgoil @AmyG 😜 1w
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Professional_Book_Dragon I just signed up!! 🥰 1w
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So This Is Ever After | F.T. Lukens
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I think I‘m about to have a book hangover, thanks F.T. Lukens!

So This is Ever After is the story of what happens after you finish your adventure and defeat the big bad villain - or in this case an evil ruler who you beheaded.

I loved this slow burn trope of best friends to romance plot and the humor added in. There was plenty of action, side romance and lots of different LGBTQIA+ rep including bisexual, polyamorous, non-binary, and lesbian.

Nutmegnc Sounds delightful!! 1w
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Teachings on Love | Thich Nhat Hanh
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I want to thank @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks for this sweet package she sent me while I was putting together a little project for all my fellow #litsylove teachers, educators and librarians. My heart goes out to you all that are back in it this week. I‘m nervous about what we‘ll face next week when we come back from break but having you all for support is helping me through this. Going to focus on positives my last few days off ❤️

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You are very welcome 🤗 thanks for all you do!! 1w
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Gilded | Marissa Meyer
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My books for #roll100 - worked out well as I had started Gilded forgetting I had put it on my list of 100 😅 woops

@PuddleJumper

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Measuring Up | Lily LaMotte
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My top 16 graphic novels of 2021 - it was tough to narrow down - I was trying to get to 15 but threw an extra one on last minute.

Clwojick I loved The Girl From the Sea! 2w
Bookgoil @Clwojick such a fabulous book! I‘m likely to reread that one each summer ❤️ 2w
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In Deeper Waters | F.T. Lukens
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Here are my top 25 reads of 2021 - novels and memoirs. It was hard to narrow it down but thanks to my countdown it helped narrow things. ❤️

Clwojick The Outliers!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 2w
TheSpineView 3 books on your list are also on my TBR list. I need to get reading! 2w
Bookgoil @Clwojick now to finish the series this year.. 🤣 2w
Bookgoil @TheSpineView enjoy when you do!!! 2w
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Winter Games | Kyell Gold
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My point wrap up for the week. I definitely read hard and got some bingos finished up which helped with points. #wintergames2021 #mistletoemaniacs @Clwojick

Overall I earned 50,001 for the whole game pretty good I think. The word search was fun this time around! ❤️

CoffeeNBooks I got your care package today! Thank you soooo much!! That was so thoughtful of you! 💖 2w
Bookgoil @CoffeeNBooks you‘re welcome hon! Hope it helps!!! ❤️❤️❤️ sending you the best! 2w
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The Listener | Tove Jansson
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Well I missed one for a blackout 😅 but I got a lot of bingos! #littenlisten #wintergames2021 #mistletoemaniacs @Clwojick @aperfectmjk

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Took me all month but I managed a blackout board!!! So happy 😁 #averrymerrybingo @Jadams1776

#mistletoemaniacs #wintergames2021 @Clwojick

Crazeedi Wow! Most excellent! 2w
Jadams1776 🎉📚🎄🎅🏻 1w
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Chunky | Yehudi Mercado
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For #December #12in2021 all four of my picks ended up being graphic novels - that‘s most of what I read and wow these stood out! #12thbookof2021

Cheer up - I‘m not one for these normally but with the transgender rep and body positive messages I loved it so much.
I am Not Starfire made me laugh and has the best bff in it ever.
Chunky was so funny and had so much more packed in, a must read!
My Body in Pieces wrecked me emotionally.

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 2w
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Little Thieves | Margaret Owen
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For #november #12in2021 I‘m at four books again! This is a trend.. #11thbookof2021

I loved the novel but the graphic novel really resonated with me for Juliet takes a Breath!
The Legend of Auntie Po is such a fantastic graphic novel about family and mythology.
Little Thieves blew me away probably one of my favorite retellings of the year.
The Ex Hex was so funny and enjoyable it‘s my guilty pleasure of the year award.

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Great looking books. 2w
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In Deeper Waters | F.T. Lukens
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For #October #12in2021 I‘m back to four - All of these were fantastic! #10thbookof2021
Boys Run the Riot is a fantastic manga starring a transgender MC
Measuring up is one of newest fave GN about cooking, culture and friendship
The Fell of Dark is likely the best vampire book I‘ve ever read and will likely revisit every year!
In Deeper Waters I had to buy a physical copy of I loved it so much - pirates, pride and magic

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 😍 2w
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Well I went over last years number by a little bit. I‘m not sure I can keep up but we‘ll see 😅😂 the pandemic has been great for keeping me in, connected to fellow bookworms and looking forward to my next read always.

Nessavamusic Wow!!! 2w
Cinfhen OMG!!! Amazing 😻 2w
Read4life 😳👍🏻 2w
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Kappadeemom What the what???? 😂 2w
Traci1 Wow! Well done! 😀 2w
Kdgordon88 Wowza! 🙌🏼 2w
Megabooks Fantastic!! 🎉🎉 2w
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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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Looks like I got 8 bingos this past month for #bookspinbingo I only missed two books! Lots of points for #mistletoemaniacs #wintergames2021 @TheAromaofBooks @Clwojick

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Fabulous month!!! 2w
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My goal for books is 35 I know that‘s high but it‘s much lower than I‘ve been reading so giving myself some grace.

My fitness goal is to get to all my PT appointments (2x a week) and not make any excuses unless a true emergency happens. I‘m recovering from two work injuries so hoping this will help me get back to 100%.

Working on making more meals and cutting down on sweets.

#BFC2022
@wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌🏻👏🏻 2w
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Thank you so much @babyruth2510 for the amazing #bestof2021 package I love the books you picked and the extra goodies and the card is so cute too! I‘ll be making that cookie skillet later while I‘m snowed in today. Can‘t wait to read and use everything! Thanks for the thoughtful gifts! @candority

candority That cookie skillet looks so good 🤤 2w
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Gilded | Marissa Meyer
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I‘ve been reading and can happily say I‘ve found all my words!

Between Gilded, Memento Mori, Her Wedding Knight and The Christmas Joy Ride 🥰

@Andrew65 #newyearspecial #20in4 and I‘ve hit my 20 officially as well! ❤️

Andrew65 Doing brilliantly 👏👏👏🙌 2w
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Seafire | Natalie C. Parker
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For #September #12in2021 I‘m back to two books - I loved Seafire and actually the whole trilogy I ended up binging! #9thbookof2021

Seafire has great high seas adventure, amazing female characters and a plot that will leave you wanting more.
Quince is a fantastic graphic novel about a non traditional superhero and I absolutely loved this story of family and finding your inner strength.

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Great choices. 2w
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The Outliers | Kimberly McCreight
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Starting to be really bad at choosing so for #August it‘s 6 again. #12in2021 Also sorry to post all at once cause I got behind
#8thbookof2021

Heartstopper v3 - cutest queer Gn series 🥰
The Firekeeper‘s Daughter - didn‘t know much about this and blew me away
Blackout- my fave short stories of the year
Outliers - wow so thrilling!!!!
One Dark and Stormy Knight - great cozy series
The Lost Apothecary- Amazing!!!

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Some good choices. 2w
tracey38 You had a good month! 2w
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Thirsty Mermaids | Kat Leyh
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I think this is going to start getting excessive.. so for #July I chose 6 #12in2021 Woops! Sorry all of these are winners! #7thbookof2021

Thirsty Mermaids - hilarious and wonderful
The girl from the sea - touching queer romance
Soul of the Sword - I love this trilogy so hard but this is my fave
Rule of Wolves - obv choice
Tokyo Ever After - an amazing book, swept me up!
Born a Crime - a book I will never forget!

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Another good range of books. 2w
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Malice: A Novel | Heather Walter
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For #June #12in2021 I had to pick four again - all of these were just so good 😅 #6thbookof2021

Malice is a retelling with a queer twist and I cannot wait for the sequel. I loved the first book.
Tipping the velvet took me back in time and really opened your eyes to the struggles of queers in show business.
Patience and Esther is a fab sapphic graphic novel
Written in the stars has my new fave trope - fake dating 🤣
See a theme?

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Some popular books here. (edited) 2w
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Saga 1 | Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
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For #May #12in2021 I pick the Saga series - maybe I binged them all 😅 #5thbookof2021

I love this series, it‘s set in space but is so much more it also has some interracial issues, a transgender character and really is just such a stunning series.

@Andrew65

Andrew65 I need to read these. 2w
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Gilded | Marissa Meyer
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Alright I finally narrowed my list for January #bookspin and I still have to finish my bingo for December 😅 I‘m hoping to knock another book or two out hopefully @TheAromaofBooks

kspenmoll Love your coffee! Such a pretty, calm inducing post. (edited) 2w
Bookgoil @kspenmoll haha I wish this was mine but it‘s a free photo from pic art I love mine usually looks a hot mess 🤣 2w
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2w
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Dark Shores | Danielle L. Jensen
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For #April I chose 2 and I finally have some fantasy/mythology my fave genres! #12booksof2021 #4thbookof2021

Too hard to decide between these two that I loved so much!

Dark Shores is everything I wanted in a high seas adventure with strong female characters, fun plot twists and crazy moments!

The Song of Achilles was such a moving and fantastic story. I‘m now a huge fan of Millers between this book and Circe!

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Great choices. 2w
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Grown | Tiffany D. Jackson
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Guess I‘m double double cheating for #March for #12booksof2021 #3rdbookof2021

Love all of these so much it was too hard to decide and there were other great books I read in March as well!

On a Sunbeam was an incredible sci fi queer graphic novel.
Grown was a stunning and eye opening story.
The Four Winds swept me up and had me in the tissues.
American Street is a moving story of romance, tackling immigration and family hardships.

@Andrew65

megnews Grown was really good. I have The Four Winds and American Street on my tbr. Can‘t wait to read them. 3w
Andrew65 Some great choices. 3w
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In Deeper Waters | F.T. Lukens
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I went to B&N yesterday and was very naughty and spent all my Christmas cash 😅😅😅. Totally worth it right?!?!?

Desha I did the same on Sunday...and oh it was SO fun!! 😂😃 3w
BookNAround I was also naughty at B&N. I don‘t have the kind of willpower it would have taken to skip that sale! 3w
Bookgoil @BookNAround yes i had friends going and I knew I couldn‘t resist I thought I‘d behave a bit better but nopeeee 3w
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Bookgoil @Desha yes I had a blast and got a wide eyed and double take by one older gentleman who saw me with arms full 🤣 3w
Desha Lol how funny! I bet you were so cute! Finally someone came up to me with those baskets and I was like “I‘ll need two”.....😂 3w
Bookgoil @Desha I was maybe hiding and didn‘t stay long enough for someone to approach me - books kept leaping into my arms somehow and I was trying not to tempt more 🤣 I somehow missed the baskets completely 3w
Desha Lol 😂...today I‘m debating going back...today is the last day of the sale where I‘m at...my budget is saying NO! But my heart is saying YES PLEASE! 📚 3w
Bookgoil @Desha I‘m going to my indie bookstore instead but my B&N isn‘t far soooo if I end up there.. sorry not sorry 3w
Desha 😂🤣😂♥️ 3w
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Here‘s my next 2 (cause I‘m cheating for ) #12booksof2021 #2ndbookof2021 #February

Love these two books so much it was too hard to decide and there were other great books I read in Feb as well!

These are both moving stories that really open your eyes to what is going on in the world around us. I truly love both these authors and they‘re on my must read list now.

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Good selections. 3w
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Winter Games | Melissa J. Morgan
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Trying to keep up, I still have so many things I wanted to do and read and only so many days left 😅. I won‘t have my story times to rely on for points the last week so let‘s do this! #mistletoemaniacs #wintergames2021 @Clwojick

Andrew65 A great score 👏👏👏 3w
Clwojick Amazing job! 😍 3w
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Allergic | Megan Wagner Lloyd
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My #bookspin is Allergic which I loved such a cute Gn about allergies and friendship

My #doublespin was Winter Horses which was depressing and WWII and not sure what I was thinking randomly picking that last month, maybe I should read descriptions!!!! I chose it for #wintergames2021 obviously lol #mistletoemaniacs

Both read and finished!!! ❤️

@TheAromaofBooks @Clwojick

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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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Black out on two more bingo boards!!! Maybe this week I need to do some of the workout ones 😅🤣 #mistletoemaniacs @Clwojick #wintergames2021

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Allergic | Megan Wagner Lloyd
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My #bookspin is Allergic which I loved such a cute Gn about allergies and friendship

My #doublespin was Winter Horses which was depressing and WWII and not sure what I was thinking randomly picking that last month, maybe I should read descriptions!!!! I chose it for #wintergames2021 obviously lol #mistletoemaniacs

Both read and finished!!! ❤️

@TheAromaofBooks @Clwojick

TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!!! 3w
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Jamaica Inn | Daphne Du Maurier
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I am likely going to cheat every day for #12booksof2021 #1stbookof2021 #January

I‘m not sure I‘ll choose a graphic novel every time but count it likely a book and a graphic novel. I‘ve read over 500 books so it‘s only fair right?

I loved this classic book so much, I need to add her more famous one to my 2022 TBR.

Witch Hat started me on a journey I love in manga.

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Andrew65 Wow! 500 books, impressive. Love Daphne Du Maurier 3w
Bookgoil @Andrew65 thanks! Lots of audio and graphic novels this year ❤️ 3w
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Dark Rise | C. S. Pacat
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My dogs wonder why there‘s only treats in this box for me 🤣🤣 thank you so much @erinreads it was serendipity that you got me this year when I sent you one last year!! Cannot wait to read this book and dive into the chocolate! #jolabokaflodswap @MaleficentBookDragon

DinoMom Look at that adorable face 😍 3w
tracey38 Aww, cutie! 3w
erinreads Yay! Glad you‘re happy with the book! Happy holidays! 💕 3w
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Space Cat | Ruthven Todd
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About to open my #jolabokaflodswap book from @erinreads ❤️ love this paper @MaleficentBookDragon

DinoMom That paper!!!!! 😍 3w
BookBelle84 Amazing! 3w
Soubhiville Omg kitty astronaut paper! 💜💜💜 3w
erinreads This paper got me through the past two Christmas and I just ran out. 😭 I can‘t even remember where I got it, but it was pretty epic paper! 3w
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Thank you @Born.A.Reader for the lovely #llws #litsylovewinterswap goodies! I‘m excited to use some of these stickers and bookmarks! Hope you enjoy yours too!!! @rsteve388

Born.A.Reader Oooh so glad you liked them!! 😍 4w
Bookgoil @Born.A.Reader thank you! Hope you liked what I sent! ❤️ 4w
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Thank you so much @jenniferw88 for the lovely bookmarks and stickers especially personalized ones for my books!!!! So sweet of you! ❤️ #llws #litsylovewinterswap @rsteve388

catiewithac Beautiful!! 🤩 4w
Crazeedi Those are just the coolest!!! 4w
TheBookHippie So fun!!! 4w
jenniferw88 You're very welcome. The mouse on the personalised ones screamed winter/Christmas at me - it's a family tradition to watch The Tailor of Gloucester every year! 😂 4w
Bookgoil @jenniferw88 I will have to look that up sounds very cute! 4w
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The Birthdays | Heidi Pitlor
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Thank you all my #litsylove friends for the lovely cards that have been coming in! I have reread them and enjoyed them this morning of my birthday and some I saved to open today! I took today off since we work this week still and planned a massage and asked my husband to take the night off so we can have dinner and maybe a movie ❤️.

PurpleyPumpkin Have a wonderful day!🥳🎂 4w
BookwormAHN Have a great day 😺 4w
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Winter Games | Rachel Johnson
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Almost close to last week! I need to work on my bingo boards a bit more 😅 I only work with students two days this week so I don‘t think I‘ll be making these points the last two weeks 😂. #mistletoemaniacs #wintergames2021 @Clwojick

Clwojick woohoooo!!!! 💙 Awesome job! Way to go! ❤ 4w
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Self Care: A Novel | Leigh Stein
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Working hard on that self care #mistletoemaniacs #wintergames2021 @Clwojick

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Red Winter | Annette Marie
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Finished this bingo board today!!! #mistletoemaniacs #wintergames2021 @Clwojick

Clwojick Way to go! 4w
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A Christmas Carol | Lesley Sims
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Clwojick AHAHAHHAHAH! 4w
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Mehso-so

Well I wasn‘t a fan of this one as much as other Christmas Murder mysteries I just wasn‘t as invested in the characters or the story as much as I wanted to be. It did have tons of words for the word search though!

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Wowiiiiee so many points for #wintergames2021 #mistletoemaniacs @Clwojick

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Thanks @rsteve388 for the tag! #weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

1. And I Darken, A Christmas Cajun Killing, Aru Shah and the City of Gold, The Way of the Hive

2. My birthday and winter break ❤️

3. Working on A Christmas Cajun Killing but before that I read Silent Bite

Tagging @catiewithac

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I got a little confused with the box cause I never subscribe to Book of the month and then saw the hashtag! My #jolabokaflodswap has arrived! @erinreads @MaleficentBookDragon

erinreads Glad it arrived safely! The BOTM boxes come in handy to send books. 😂 1mo
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