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Bookworm83

Joined May 2016

Middle school reading teacher. Co-host of the Unofficial Litsy Book Club. Member of #LitsyGoesPostalOG
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Testaments | Margaret Atwood
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I thought I might have seriously injured my foot, but, thankfully, there‘s no fracture. I am kind of annoyed the doctor said I should ice it and rest. You mean I have to stay in, cozy up, and read the new Margaret Atwood all weekend? Such a bummer.....

#hygge #flynnhygge #cozylife

Tamra 😄 2mo
Blueberry Ah cheer up. Life could be worse. 😆 2mo
MicheleinPhilly Twins! I‘m waiting on ankle x-ray results right now. I hope you feel better soon! 2mo
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Bookworm83 @MicheleinPhilly Uggh! Healing thoughts to you! 2mo
LiteraryinLititz 😋 Enjoy your mandatory reading time! 2mo
MicheleinPhilly Also not broken! 👊🏼 2mo
Bookworm83 @MicheleinPhilly That‘s great news!! So, just ice and rest for you, too? 2mo
dragondrool Well, at least you have mad coping skills! I am reading The Testaments right now, too. Wasn't too hard to figure out right away who is who.

Glad you're okay, buddy! Love you!
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MicheleinPhilly Yep! I‘m ready to be a lazy bum. I just took a 3 hour nap. 😂 2mo
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Bel Canto | Ann Patchett
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I‘m not a fan of fireworks and loud noises, so this is how I do 4th of July....curled up in my closet with earplugs and a great book 😂 Thinking this might be a wonderful spot for a reading nook 🤔 Happy 4th of July to all those celebrating and happy reading to everyone else!!

Rachel.Rencher I hate them, too! Mostly because I hate seeing my dog panic. I've been blasting classical music while my husband and I read, and it's working surprisingly well. 4mo
IamIamIam Once as a kid, my friend took a jumping jack in the butt and my grandmother told us we couldn't go outside again. It was a blessing in disguise because a Twilight Zone marathon was on and I became a lifelong fan!!! Hope you had a relaxing 4th and luckily it's only once a year! 4mo
Ashley_Nicoletto I also hate the 4th of July. When I was a kid my cousin threw a fire cracker at my face. Luckily, it just burned the side of my neck/my ear, but man I was terrified for life. We don‘t leave the house and I spend most of it with music on and a book. I hope you‘re doing ok in your reading nook. 4mo
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Bookworm83 @Rachel.Rencher Your poor pup! I feel so bad for dogs on this holiday. Glad you are cozied up, too! 4mo
Bookworm83 @IamIamIam That is a blessing in disguise! I love the Twilight Zone, too ❤️ 4mo
Bookworm83 @Ashley_Nicoletto Oh my gosh... that is traumatizing for sure 😢 I hope you are hanging in there and cozied up tonight ❤️ 4mo
Megabooks I‘m sorry! I hate them, too, but not as much as you. 💗 4mo
LittlePixels I just related this to my daughter, to show her someone else who shares her hatred of loud noises. Thank you for helping her feel a little less alone. 💕 That does look like a great place for a reading nook! 4mo
riversong153 Omg I wish I could‘ve hidden! I hate fireworks. I know I‘m in the minority there but I had a bad experience as a kid and now I cannot stand them! 4mo
Bookworm83 @Megabooks 😘😘 @LittlePixels Aww!! Poor girl...glad I was able to help in some small way ❤️ 4mo
Bookworm83 @riversong153 I totally get it!! So glad this holiday is over 😬 4mo
dragondrool First off, and foremost, I love you and my heart is with you on this one. But you already knew that.

Second, I wish you were here, because we could binge our way through the entire run of the original Twilight Zone. I have it on DVD.

That would be grand, indeed!
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dragondrool Oh, yeah. Thirdly, I rather liked Bel Canto. Did you see there's going to be a movie?
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Bookworm83 @dragondrool I love you, too 😘 I would enjoy nothing more than to have a Twilight Zone marathon with you, book buddy!! I am really enjoying Bel Canto. Such a beautifully written book. Will have to check out the movie! 4mo
LindaMcGraw16 @Bookworm83 @dragondrool Don‘t forget your third musketeer over here! 4mo
Bookworm83 @LindaMcGraw16 @dragondrool We‘d never forget about you 😘😘 I would love nothing more than time with both my book buddies ❤️ 4mo
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Ban This Book | Alan Gratz
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I set a summer reading challenge for myself...reading a YA book for each day of break. I‘m a couple days behind, but this was a great first pick! A book about fighting censorship and finding one‘s voice.
#YAbookaday

Peddler410 For something a little more YA, try 6mo
Bookworm83 @Peddler410 Downloaded! Thanks for the rec 😊 (edited) 6mo
Inspiretoreadwrite Excuse my ignorance, but what does YA stand for? Thanks. 6mo
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@BooksForEmpathy I finally used the gift card you gave me ages ago 😊 I was waiting for just the right book! After reading Once Upon A River for #LGP I want to read all of her books. Thank you 😘

BooksForEmpathy Waitttt I want to read this but forgot about it. I‘m so glad you waited for the perfect book! Enjoy xoxo. 6mo
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Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller
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Thoroughly enjoyed seeing Madeline Miller tonight! Her presentation makes me want to read all the epics. At the very least, I want to revisit The Iliad before diving into The Song of Achilles.

dragondrool Even the Epic Which Shall Not Be Named? 😏 6mo
Bookworm83 @dragondrool 😂😂😂 6mo
rather_be_reading 👏👏 2mo
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Once Upon a River: A Novel | Bonnie Jo Campbell
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wow, just wow. This book is going to stay with me for a long time and it will definitely be one to which I return. The allusions to classic literature and mythology made me want to be an English major again.

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Two Can Keep a Secret | Karen M. Mcmanus
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Wow! I‘ve been reading some great YA this year, and this one is the best so far. I even liked it better than One Of Us Is Lying. Am looking forward to more books from her!

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Two Can Keep a Secret | Karen M. Mcmanus
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Took way too many naps to make the full #24in48 but I had a blast hanging out and reading with my sister @CaitMobley this weekend! Finished two books and am halfway through the third. I loved seeing everyone‘s posts!

Kalalalatja Well done! 10mo
julesG You did well! 10mo
catebutler You did such a great job! 👏🏼 10mo
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Lizpixie Congrats!🎉🎉 10mo
GypsyKat You did great!!! 👏👏👏 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm 👍 That‘s great! 10mo
Worldforreading Fantastic 🎉 10mo
PurpleyPumpkin Well done!👍🏽 10mo
Librarybelle Great job! 10mo
mrp27 🎉🎉🎉 10mo
tpixie Woot 🥳📚🥳 8mo
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Two Can Keep a Secret | Karen M. Mcmanus
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I‘m not going to make 24 hours, but I will read on until midnight 📚📚📚📚 #24in48

dragondrool You made it farther than I could have this weekend. Muscle relaxants for my wonky hips all week messed up my vision a bit. I've managed to read half of Winter Garden this weekend, but I can only read in spurts. 10mo
Bookworm83 @dragondrool Aw, I‘m sorry to hear that 😔 This was the first time I‘ve read this much in a while. I still have hopes to hit 100 books this year 🤣 (edited) 10mo
Librarybelle Great job! 10mo
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Shadow of the Wind | Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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Hour 30 Challenge - Favorite series

This is such a beautifully written series that can be read in order or as standalones. #24in48

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Female Persuasion | Meg Wolitzer
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Meh. I struggled getting through this one, especially at the beginning. I‘m still looking forward to discussing it today with @litsybookclub and hearing everyone‘s thoughts. #24in48

Daisey I felt similarly. I had a hard time getting into the beginning, and although it got better, I never felt it was great. 10mo
Bookworm83 @Daisey If it wasn‘t for book club, I would have bailed 😬 10mo
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Female Persuasion | Meg Wolitzer
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Good morning! 📚☕️📚☕️ Up early and excited to start the second day of #24in48. Finishing this one for @litsybookclub discussion at 2pm ET.

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A Lite Too Bright | Samuel Miller
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That‘s it for day one of #24in48!

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Hour Twelve Challenge : BookShelfie

Spending #24in48 reading with my sister @CaitMobley ❤️📚☕️

cathysaid Such pretty smiles! 10mo
Eyelit 💜💜💜 10mo
sprainedbrain ❤️❤️❤️ 10mo
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Chrissyreadit Hi!!!!! Do you like the book you tagged? 10mo
Bookworm83 @Chrissyreadit Hi there!! I haven‘t read it yet, but I love the TV series Turn which is about Washington‘s Spies. 10mo
Chrissyreadit I love Turn too- I‘ve been curious about the book because of it also. 10mo
dragondrool Scrolling...scrolling...suddenly seeing Book Buddies pop up on my feed...priceless! 10mo
Bookworm83 @dragondrool Love you, book buddy!!! ❤️ 10mo
dragondrool Love you back! 10mo
LindaMcGraw16 @Bookworm83 @CaitMobley @dragondrool I love you all too! Family book buddies are the best book buddies! 10mo
Bookworm83 @LindaMcGraw16 Cousin book buddies for life! Love you 😘 10mo
LindaMcGraw16 @Bookworm83 Tell That sister of yours and cousin of mine that she isn‘t following me yet! 🙂📚 10mo
Bookworm83 @CaitMobley 👆🏻👆🏻👆🏻Show some love to the other cousin ❤️ 10mo
LindaMcGraw16 @Bookworm83 Nicely put! 10mo
LindaMcGraw16 @CaitMobley Much better now. Hi, you! 10mo
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First one down for #24in48. A lovely companion to Wonder. I especially enjoyed Julian‘s story ❤️

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#24in48 Hour Six Challenge - What Your Book Starts With

I‘ve always loved this quote ❤️

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The first of many cups of coffee this weekend ☕️ I had every intention of starting the first book for #24in48 last night but fell right asleep, so let‘s try this again. I‘m going with a quick read and one I‘ve been looking forward to!

Graciouswarriorprincess I got an hour last night and fell asleep. 10mo
Bookworm83 @Graciouswarriorprincess Glad it wasn‘t just me! 😴😴😴😴 10mo
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Tear Me Apart | J. T. Ellison
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Here we go! #24in48

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Wonder | R. J. Palacio
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When my student found out I hadn‘t read this one, she was horrified and excitedly gave me her copy to read over winter break. I‘m so glad she did! This book is a treasure ❤️

WanderingBookaneer You must read The Julian Chapter! You can get it as a Kindle single or as part of a book titled 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awww that‘s so sweet!!! 10mo
Bookworm83 @WanderingBookaneer I just started reading it ☺️ I wasn‘t ready to say goodbye to Auggie‘s world yet! (edited) 10mo
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GA_Bookworm07 The movie was awesome. 10mo
Peddler410 And there is a companion coming focused on Julian‘s grandma 😊 10mo
tpixie What a sweet student!! 10mo
Bookworm83 @GA_Bookworm07 I need to check it out! @Peddler410 Oh awesome!! 10mo
Bookworm83 @tpixie Indeed! I love when students let me borrow their books ❤️ 10mo
tpixie ♥️📚♥️ 10mo
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Going Postal | Terry Pratchett
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A huge thank you and big hug to @Ashley31 for such thoughtful, amazing #LGPOG Secret Santa gifts!! It was the perfect package....three books I‘ve been wanting to read including the new Kate Atkinson 🤗 Ghirardelli hot cocoa ☕️ and the softest fleece bookshelf blanket 😍😍😍 I‘m so touched by your kindness, Ashley 😘 Merry Christmas to all my bookish friends 🎄

Ashley31 You‘re welcome!!! Enjoy your break! 11mo
ephemeralwaltz 😍😍😍😍😍😍 awesome loot! What great editions 11mo
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Redwritinghood Merry Christmas!🎄🎁 11mo
tpixie @Ashley31 great gifts 🎁 10mo
Ashley31 Thanks @tpixie! It was a lot of fun doing the shopping 10mo
tpixie @Ashley31 I bet! 10mo
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I haven‘t wanted to simultaneously praise a book and throw it out the window in a long time 😂 I couldn‘t put it down and think it‘s the most well written psychological thriller I‘ve read in a loooonnng time.....right up until the last sentence 😡 *cue book being thrown out window * I‘m giving it a pick because it stirred up so many strong emotions and pulled me out of a reading slump 👍🏻 If you‘ve read it PLEASE tell me thoughts on the ending!

lynneamch Argh! I read the last bit four times. Still loved the book, but sure would like to talk with J. T. about that ending. What bugs me the most is the timing. Did she really find Josie so quickly after Holly brought the news that Ivy wasn't hers? She says social media has destroyed anonimity, but, come on! I keep feeling like I must have missed something. 11mo
Bookworm83 @lynneamch Right?!?! I feel the same! Have you read her most recent book? I‘m going to give her another try 🤞🏻 11mo
lynneamch I really liked this one on audio. 11mo
lynneamch Will definitely read the newest. I heard her talk about it at Southern Festival of Books and loved her. #sfb2018 11mo
Bookworm83 @lynneamch Awesome! I‘ll check that other one of hers out, too then! 11mo
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge | Ambrose Bierce, Christopher Sergel
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Okay literary friends and #teachersoflitsy....I‘m looking for a short story that uses flashback that would be appropriate for a middle school audience. I immediately thought of “An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge,” but I think the content is a bit too dark for my 7th graders. I would love any and all ideas 😘

Alfoster Thinking...will get back to you!🤪 13mo
Bookworm83 @Alfoster Thank you!! (edited) 13mo
Alfoster Would A Christmas Carol work? Too long since I‘ve taught it...but given the season? Not sure. 13mo
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merelybookish Is Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried" too mature? It's been a while since I've read it. 13mo
LiteraryinLititz When I taught 7th grade, some of the short stories I used were “The Veldt” and “Harrison Bergeron.” I think one or both has a flashback? 13mo
dragondrool A google search suggested Raymond's Run, The Monkey's Paw, and The Sound of Thunder. 13mo
ElishaLovesBooks Raymond‘s Run is a great story! Gary Soto is also good- he has a story called Seventh Grade but I don‘t remember if it has flashbacks. The Lottery is also great and The Ransom of Red Chief (but that‘s really better for teaching irony). I‘ll keep thinking! 13mo
ElishaLovesBooks Maybe All Summer in a Day? Ray Bradbury has so many good ones! 13mo
Tamra Oh my, such a wonderful masterpiece of a story. I recall reading it right about that age. Somewhere 7th - 9th. These days, I don‘t think it‘s too dark. 13mo
LiteraryinLititz @ElishaLovesBooks Great idea! Definitely fine for 7th grade. 13mo
LindaMcGraw16 @Bookworm83 We used to show literature films to our fifth graders and we did The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge as well as The Monkey‘s Paw. 13mo
tpixie Happy Birthday 🎁🎈🎂 ( yesterday) 12mo
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Love this #stickynotereview from one of my 6th graders 😍 She burned through this book in about a day ❤️

Bookzombie ❤️ 13mo
Texreader It‘s a mini #momreviews!! ❤️ 13mo
Megabooks 🧡💜 13mo
Bookworm83 @Texreader That‘s exactly what I thought, too 😍😍😍 13mo
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The Haunting of Hill House | Shirley Jackson
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It been too long since I‘ve posted...I‘ve been in a #bookslump this year. Starting this spooky one for a #readalong while enjoying my pumpkin spice toast and coffee with pumpkin spice creamer 🎃🎃🎃#somuchpumpkin

tpixie Love your mug♥️ and PUMPKIN SPICE TOAST! I want some of that! 14mo
tpixie I‘ve gotten through the descriptions of the main characters. Her writing is kind of fun and funny. 14mo
Blueberry Can't wait for the miniseries on Netflix! Oct 12th I believe. 14mo
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UnabridgedPod I‘m excited to begin this one! 14mo
Chrissyreadit The story begins! 14mo
BethM Pumpkin spice toast 😱 14mo
Peddler410 I have it but never read it. I‘ll try to make it my Halloween read this year. 14mo
dragondrool Hooray! My book buddy resurfaces! 14mo
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National Book Festival | Library of Congress, Laura Welch Bush
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So much fun meeting @Chrissyreadit @Cortg @tpixie for dinner and chatting about books after a long day at the #nationalbookfestival2018! #litsymeetup

Theresa You look like you're having so much fun!! Cheers! 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 1y
sprainedbrain Awesome! ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
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merelybookish Fun! And lucky!! 1y
Kshakal Litsy meet ups are the best!! 1y
readordierachel How fun! 1y
Chrissyreadit I‘m so glad we had time to meet up and talk! 1y
LeahBergen How fun! 1y
mrp27 Awesome! 1y
Cortg @Chrissyreadit @tpixie @Bookworm83 I had a great time! It was so nice meeting the 3 of you for dinner! Thank you ❤️ 1y
tpixie @Cortg yes so glad we all could meet!! 1y
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Resistance | Jennifer A. Nielsen
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It was absolutely lovely meeting Jennifer Nielsen ❤️She was so gracious and took the time to chat with every one of her readers. #nationalbookfestival2018

Graciouswarriorprincess Love this and your smile!😍💕❤️ 1y
tpixie Great photo! 1y
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Chris Grabenstein at the #nationalbookfestival2018 Having a blast with @tpixie 📚📚📚

tpixie He was great!! 1y
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This is my final time for #24in48 📚📚📚 Even though napping got in the way of making the full 24 hours, I had a blast reading all weekend with my sister @CaitMobley ❤️ Three books finished and two books started.

Eyelit Great time and good company! 😁 1y
bookandcat Congratulations! 1y
Ubookquitous 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
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LibrarianJen Awesome! 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 1y
vivastory Congratulations! 👏📚🎉 1y
Lizpixie Congrats🎉🎉🎉 1y
DGRachel Congrats! 1y
Librarybelle Great job! 1y
GypsyKat Congratulations!!!🍾🎉 📚⏱ 1y
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Back at it after a two hour nap! 😴😴😴 Switching to this one for awhile because I need something with short sections to hold my interest. #24in48

toofondofbooks I love that book. You'll probably want to keep a notepad near to write down books she talks about 😊 1y
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Next up is book four with my moose friend on the porch! #24in48

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The epigraph for this book says it all...a cozy little book about home and family. #24in48

Eyelit So funny - I volunteer at my library and this book has been requested a lot lately (I get to help pull holds). Maybe I‘ll check it out when the local fervor dies down 😄 1y
Bookworm83 @Eyelit It‘s a really sweet book!! 1y
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Ella Minnow Pea | Mark Dunn
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If you‘ve not read this lovely little book that has flown #undertheradar, you are missing out! It is described as as “a hilarious and moving story of one girl‘s fight for freedom of expression and a linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers everywhere.” If you enjoy books written in letters and/or untraditional formats you will love this one!

#24in48 #HourThirtychallenge

EmilyM I loves this book--such a gem! 1y
Bookworm83 @EmilyM More people need to read this one 😍😍 1y
Lola I bought this a few months ago. @Liberty loves it and talks about it on the @bookriot podcasts. This weekend may be a perfect time for me to read it. 1y
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Bookworm83 @Lola It‘s a great readathon book! Enjoy! 1y
smilingshelves I love this book! 1y
Readerann Ah, what a great choice for this challenge! I loved this little gem. 1y
Lola Thanks for the inspiration to pick this one up. Loved it! 😍 1y
Bookworm83 @Lola So glad you enjoyed it! 😘 1y
tpixie I love this title. It's been on my TBR forever. I've got to read it! 1y
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I fell asleep just shy of 12 hours, but bring it on day two! #24in48

EmilyM Love the mug! 1y
Bookworm83 @EmilyM Thank you! It was a gift from one of my bookish besties ❤️ 1y
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On to book three and still going strong! I‘m going with a light, easy read for my last one of the night. #24in48

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Finished my second book for #24in48! I really enjoyed this one. I think Ware‘s writing continues to get better with each book 👍🏻

The_Heeler_Booklife I love this book. 1y
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What Is the What | Dave Eggers
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I read this book as a part of my postal book club (#litsygoesposalOG) and am so glad I did. I didn‘t know anything about the Lost Boys of Sudan until reading this one. Thanks for sharing this one @ApoptyGina69 🙌🏻

#24in48 #HourTwelvechallenge #awholenewworld

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Switching locations for the next book! #24in48

Reviewsbylola I really liked the Ware! 1y
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I‘ve been wanting to read this one for awhile now and the #firstline is a great hook!

#24in48 #hoursixchallenge

CoffeeNBooks I just finished listening to the audio of this the other day- I really liked it. It gets stressful and sad toward the end, though. 😢 1y
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Train Dreams: A Novella | Denis Johnson
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I fell asleep early last night, but I‘m up and ready for a long and cozy first day of #24in48! ☕️☕️☕️

rather_be_reading cute mug! 13mo
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Here we go!! #24in48

Bookworm83 @StephBengtson Oh good!! It was a gift from @CaitMobley and I‘m excited to read it 😀 1y
dragondrool I loved Tell the Wolves I'm Home. So very much. 1y
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One of Us Is Lying | Karen M. Mcmanus
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I wouldn‘t be comfortable recommending this YA to my middle schoolers due to certain content, but I personally found it gripping and it had a unique story line. A great summer porch read! #summereading2018

TheFunkyBookworm My media specialist bought this one for my 8th grade classroom and I‘m reading it now! Still early on so it seems alright but I‘ll be bummed if I can‘t have my kiddos read it! 😫 1y
elyseh I liked it a lot! I would let my 11 year old read it. I didn't think it was to bad. Yes strong subject matter but nothing they dont get from TV or games. 1y
Bookworm83 @TheFunkyBookworm @elyseh I‘m pretty cautious with what I recommend to my students and what I put in my classroom library but I always encourage parents to make the final determination on what their kids read 😉 I was reading books written for adults when I was in middle school 😋 (edited) 1y
Christine11 I really enjoyed this one too! 😊 1y
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Let Me Lie | Clare Mackintosh
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I will read anything Clare Mackintosh writes! I finished this last night and woke up thinking about it. She writes the most unexpected plot twists and I‘ve yet to predict one. Hers are the kind of books you go back and reread to figure out just how she did it. Having said that, this one wasn‘t her best, but still a solid psychological thriller. If you read the book please help me out...I have some spoiler-y questions below 👇🏻 #summerreading2018

Bookworm83 I‘m so confused on the ending?? The book made it pretty clear that her mother jumped, but what Anna relaxers that she didn‘t (???) say what??? 1y
MelissaSue81 It‘s been a few months since I read it, but The ending was another note that said “suicide, think again.” Right? I got the idea that (forget the goddaughters name) pushed her. And that Anna had already known it. I could be wrong? 1y
Bookworm83 @MelissaSue81 Yes, that‘s the correct ending. I went back and read the scene where the mom died and the goddaughter (Laura) was across the room pointing a gun, so she couldn‘t have pushed her. As the police burst in though, there was a loud sound, so I‘m now thinking that Laura must have shot the mother and she fell off the balcony. Wouldn‘t an autopsy have shown that though? Grrr....this ending is killing me! Thanks so much for your help! 1y
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MelissaSue81 @bookworm83 Oh yeah.. right. That is what I think too. That‘s she shot her. 1y
Bookworm83 @MelissaSue81 👍🏻 Have you read any of her other books? My favorite so far has been 1y
MelissaSue81 @Bookworm83 - no not yet! I have one in my pile from the library 1y
Bookworm83 @MelissaSue81 That one‘s good, too!! 1y
ReadingRover I‘m listening to this now! 1y
Bookworm83 @ReadingRover Oh yay!! We need to discuss it when you are done 😀 1y
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I Have Lost My Way | Gayle Forman
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It‘s finally summer porch reading!!! 🤩🤩🤩
#teachersoflitsy #summerreading2018

smilingshelves I love what your mug says inside! 1y
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Perfect book to start my summer reading! The title also perfectly sums up the way I feel after a crazy last week of school 😂 I adore my students, but this #teacheroflitsy is ready for a break! I think I‘ll read this to my incoming sixies at the beginning of the year ❤️ #summerreading2018

Thank you to my friend @ReadingRover for sending me this one 😘

ReadingRover Yay! So glad you enjoyed it!!! 1y
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All 70 of my cute Gaviotas rocks and bookmarks ready to be given to my 6th graders tomorrow 😍 Made out of the pages of the book they all love to hate so they can remember it forever 😂

Mdargusch I love them!❤️ 1y
dragondrool Those are freaking adorable! 1y
Peddler410 Cool! 1y
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Peddler410 I don‘t know this book. 1y
Texreader ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
Bookworm83 @Peddler410 It‘s my favorite to teach because it‘s a challenging read, but it has kind of become infamous in our school 😂 1y
Bookworm83 @dragondrool I knew if anyone would appreciate their cuteness it would be you 😘 1y
LeahBergen So cute! 1y
JoScho I love this!! 💖 1y
DGRachel So cute! 1y
LiteraryinLititz What a great idea! 1y
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What do you do when your school gets a new set of books? Do you throw out the old copies? HECK NO!!!! You take them home and repurpose them into special gifts for your students! ❤️❤️ I can‘t wait to show you the finished products!

LiteraryinLititz Wow! Can‘t wait to see! As a totally unartsy person, I really respect people who are. 2y
dragondrool Patiently waiting. 2y
Bookworm83 @LiteraryinLititz I wish I could say I‘m super artsy, but this is a pretty easy craft that even I can pull off 🤣 I‘ll tag you when I post the final product! (edited) 2y
Bookworm83 @dragondrool It will take me some time, but I‘ll tag you when I post the final product! 2y
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The Luminaries | Eleanor Catton
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1. Not sleeping very well 🙄😴
2. Tons of book flags from the $1 section ... I love them!
3. I‘m FINALLY going to finish The Luminaries this summer@
4. Enchiladas
5. @tpixie @ReadingRover
#Friyayintro

BarbaraBB Great book, don‘t you think? 2y
Sharpeipup Mmmm enchiladas! 2y
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Lulu and I got surprise #bookmail from my amazing friend @ReadingRover and Lulu‘s true love, Dexter 😍 Everything is PERFECT and the book is totally my life 😂😂😂 This is just what I needed to get me through these last few weeks of school....thanks Megan and Dexter 😘

ReadingRover Yay!!! We‘re so happy you like everything! Dexter was waiting impatiently to see what Lulu‘s reaction would be!!! 😝 2y
Bookworm83 @ReadingRover As any basset owner would know her expression above is pure elation 😂😂 She loved the bone and sends Dexter kisses 💋🐾 You two are our favorites!!!! 2y
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Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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Loved this book! If you like Flavia de Luce, you will adore the young narrator of this book, Elvis, who is dealing with the loss of her mother.

Juli @Bookworm83 thanks for the excellent description. I have wanted to pick it up several times, but now I definitely will read it! 2y
Bookworm83 @Juli Oh good! I really knew nothing about it going in, but it was lovely. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! 2y
Laura317 @Bookworm83 That it reminds you of Flavia made me stack it. 2y
Bookworm83 @Laura317 I‘m so glad...I hope you enjoy it! 2y
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Rabbit Cake | Annie Hartnett
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Wild Saturday night 😍 Finishing this one up for the @litsybookclub discussion tomorrow. I‘m really enjoying it!

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