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emtobiasz

Joined March 2016

Librarians go to libraries on their days off.
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Reflections by Diana Wynne Jones
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The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson
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I‘ve enjoyed everyone‘s #7days7covers posts so much, but coming to it as late as I am, so many of my favorites have already been shared. I thought I‘d up the difficulty a little. So here‘s Day Two of my #7days7spines

Join me if you‘d like!

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I‘ve enjoyed everyone‘s #7days7covers posts so much, but coming to it as late as I am, so many of my favorites have already been shared. I thought I‘d up the difficulty a little. So here‘s Day One of my #7days7spines

erzascarletbookgasm Haha! Great idea and hashtag 👍 1d
batsy Nice! 1d
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Sea Sirens | Amy Chu
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☕️ 💥 Breakfast and a new graphic novel 💥 ☕️

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Reflections | Diana Wynne Jones
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Confession: it‘s not until I posted that last picture of the library book I‘ve been working on all week, that I noticed how familiar its UK cover looked in other Littens‘ photos. Because, as it turns out, I already owned a copy of this book. 🤦‍♀️

Now I‘m just hoping I still have the drive to finish it without a library due date breathing down my neck...

Centique 😂😂 I know the feeling. I have made a list on my phone of all the unread books I own because I found myself blithely buying more editions of the same thing at second hand book shops! 2w
ravenlee I always visit the same used book shop when I visit my in-laws. One year I bought The Pickwick Papers, because I thought it was time to read it. Got hone from the trip a few days later and put the book on the shelf...next to the identical copy I had bought a year or two prior...from the same store...same edition and everything. 🤦🏻‍♀️ At least my thinking is consistent. 1w
Reggie I bought the Milkman on kindle because there was a sale. And then 2 weeks later I cleaned out my car only to realize I had bought it at B&Ns like a month earlier. Lol, it happens. 1w
emtobiasz @Centique @ravenlee @Reggie you all are making me feel better! At least my duplicate was a library book! 1w
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Reflections | Diana Wynne Jones
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I‘ve been working my way through Reflections a few essays at a time this week, revelling in DWJ‘s writing about her writing. Imagine my delight, then, when I found The Ogre Downstairs in a Little Free Library on our walk this morning! #bookserendipity #lfl #tbr #thanksuniverse

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1. I live/work outside Pittsburgh now, but this is the library I spent the most time in growing up.
2. As an employee, 5 days a week. Outside of work, every week or two for a book club meeting or to explore a different branch.
3. My partner and I played a library board game tonight! I also get e-audiobooks on Libby and Hoopla, the occasional DVD, and different kits that I mostly use for library programming.
#getlibrarycarded

kricheal I live outside of Pittsburgh too! 👍👍 2w
jillrhudy Thanks for this--turns out these graphics are free from Libraries Transform! Perfectionist me needs to turn the library card on the Facebook post into our own library card using GIMP however. . .shouldn't take more than an hour and a half today. Library social media manager here, going on five years now! 2w
emtobiasz @jillrhudy Thank @nitalibrarian, who posted it first! 2w
lisslalissar I worked at this branch for nearly 10 years! At Grant's View now, but OB holds a special place as my first library and ys job 🙂 2w
emtobiasz @lisslalissar that‘s so cool! 2w
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All-of-a-Kind Family | Sydney Taylor
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I would have loved this story as a kid, when I devoured stories of olden times, families, and scrimping and scraping to get by. Even now, this story of five Jewish sisters and their parents in 1912 New York City holds up better than many other similar narratives. The girls‘ adoration of their “library lady” doesn‘t hurt either 😊

Eggs Read these many times as a girl 👏🏻👏🏻 2w
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Good news, #hoopla #audiobook users! The library-partnered app FINALLY has chapter markers! It also tells you how much time has elapsed, remains in chapter, and remains in book! Hoopla is still a clumsier user experience than Libby, but it seems to be making headway at long last. (Also, this f/f romance is DELIGHTFUL and less than a 3hr listen 😉) #romantsy #litsyloveslibraries

michellelav This is so exciting!!!! 2w
Chelsea.Poole THANK HEAVENS!! 🙌🏻 2w
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The Golden Compass | Philip Pullman
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When the climax you remember happens, and you still have 3 hours left in your audiobook... 😳 #audiobook #rereading #hisdarkmaterials

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Death Below Stairs | Jennifer Ashley
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Kat Holloway is a cook in Victorian London with a new job when her kitchen assistant is suddenly brutally murdered. This cozy mystery by a romance author comes with a lot of the flaws I‘ve seen in other books like it, but it‘s still fun. My beefs: while well-researched, the characters seem to have endless time to leave their posts and go haring off on adventures; too much time devoted to a will-they-won‘t-they relationship. I‘ll read the next one.

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Magic for Liars | Sarah Gailey
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This one totally lives up to the premise: a PI in her 20s-30s is hired to investigate a murder at the magical high school where her estranged sister teaches. Gailey plays around with the fantasy tropes of schools of magic, as well as the perspective of a non magical sibling who gets left behind. Plus, I‘m always a sucker for a mystery.

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Magic for Liars | Sarah Gailey
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We woke up early this morning after a rough night (fireworks at the local community day make for a sad beagle). Got breakfast before it was busy and still had a few hours with my book before noon. I wish I were more of a natural morning person, because lazy Sunday mornings like this are so nice! #dogsoflitsy #beaglesoflitsy

Nute It would be nice if fireworks could be a silent visual treat only! 3w
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Poor baby! I‘m definitely with your beagle on fireworks! Way too loud for me! ❤️❤️ 3w
SharonAlger Oh, what a beautiful pup! 3w
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Wandering Son | Takako Shimura, Matt Thorn
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A manga about two transgender preteens experimenting with gender expression and supporting each other. Originally written in 2003 and translated to English in 2012, the main characters and their situation absolutely hold up, but I worry that the language used and the general context has aged too far to be useful in today‘s conversations about trans people. Essays oddly placed in the back of the book give much-needed context to Western readers.. ⬇️

emtobiasz ...but also use more outdated language. My main concern with the book, though, is that it was written for an adult audience, and relies a bit too heavily on the reader to identify inappropriate relationships and harmful situations themselves. In translation, however, it‘s marketed as a YA book, and I would hope that a book for this age group would do a better job naming assault as assault and Yuki-san and Shii-chan as creepy predators. 4w
emtobiasz I don‘t know, y‘all. I‘m not going to tell anyone not to read this, but I can‘t recommend it, particularly not to teens. I won‘t be continuing with the series. 4w
LiteraryinLititz Thanks for this really helpful review! 4w
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Double Trouble in Bugland | William Kotzwinkle
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My small #bookhaul from Commonwealth Books on my Boston vacation. It truly is profusely illustrated, with many bugs in Victorian garb solving mysteries 🐜🐛🕷🐞🦗🦟🐝🦋🐌

sudi I love this cover 😍 1mo
TracyReadsBooks Wow! This looks fantastic. 1mo
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Commonwealth Books | Boston, MA (Bookstore)
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Spent the weekend in Boston with a group of friends from high school. Our wanderings and sightseeing brought us to this bookshop not far from the Freedom Trail, full of book stacks, hidden treasures, and battered paperbacks.

youneverarrived I‘m in Boston in October. I‘ll have to check it out 😁 1mo
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Fire and Hemlock | Diana Wynne Jones
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Discovering this book in my 30s was both to this book‘s benefit and its detriment. I was able to appreciate the allusions to other books and folk tales in a way teen me would have missed. I can really admire the book‘s careful construction. Unfortunately, as an adult the central relationship in this book will never not feel gross. As a result, though I admire the book, I can‘t fall in love with it the way so many readers have.

emtobiasz I have read so many reviews and listened to so many podcasts to suss out my feelings on this one. I‘d love to hear from readers who love it, particularly those who have revisited it from youth. I‘m beginning to think that DWJ is an author I‘ll never totally connect with, despite my deep love for Howl‘s Moving Castle. 1mo
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Listened to this audiobook as I finished this enormous jigsaw puzzle. So many mentions of Toni Morrison have me emotional all over again. Really enjoying the essays from a variety of authors, but I think this book might have been better appreciated in print. Having one single narrator makes the essays blend into each other. #audiobook #audiopuzzling

Tamra Wow, that is a commitment! 1mo
Nute May I ask what puzzle is that? 3w
emtobiasz @Nute it‘s a 2000 piece Ravensburger puzzle. World of Books (No. 16 685 5) 3w
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Jazz | Toni Morrison
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“Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it.” -Jazz

Missing Toni Morrison already.

ValerieAndBooks ❤️ 1mo
Bibliogeekery ♥️ 1mo
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Sorcery of Thorns | Margaret Rogerson
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I‘m picky with my books about libraries and librarians, but this one held up to my high expectations. Great fantasy adventure full of magic, demons, plotting and books, and the romance plot line is sweet but stays secondary. (Didn‘t hurt that Nathaniel reminds me of heroes like wizard Howl and Numair Salmalin.) Some of the world building could have been stronger, but all in all this is exactly what I want from #YA #fantasy.

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The Word Is Murder | Anthony Horowitz
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Horowitz writes the story of Anthony Horowitz shadowing an ex-police detective Hawthorne as he solves the murder of a woman killed the same day she planned her funeral. Some fun playing of tropes and the 4th wall, but every time Horowitz grumbled about how “this isn‘t how I would write this if I were writing a novel” I got bored. Just because he called something out himself, doesn‘t mean I‘ll give him a pass. Hope he skips that in future books.

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Sorcery of Thorns | Margaret Rogerson
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I‘ve been in the mood for some good, all-absorbing teen fantasy lately. Hoping this one draws me in.

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Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns | Archie Bongiovanni, Tristan Jimerson
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I have far too many library books still checked out, so tonight‘s reading was an attempt to bring down that number by tackling the shortest among them. Tagged book was a favorite, although I enjoyed the #kidlit too. Bats in Trouble had a great environmentalist message, and Sees Behind Trees was super compelling. Kelsey Green, Reading Queen hit a little too close to home, though 😬 The competitive reader in me felt a little attacked 😂

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Smile | Raina Telgemeier
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Today on last to the party: that Raina Telgemeier sure can write, can‘t she? All those library patrons telling me I HAD to read this book were right!

On another note, I relate to her orthodontia struggles on a deep and profound level. Just reading this page made my jaw ache in sympathy pains 😬 #graphicnovel #kidlit

Karisa My middleschoolers cannot get enough of her books. They are perpetually checked out from my classroom library. 🤗 2mo
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The Hummingbird Dagger | Cindy Anstey
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Mystery! Amnesia! Murder?? I was super enthralled by the first 2/3, but kind of bored by the end. I feel like not enough clues were dropped early in the book for the solution to truly pay off, and amateur detectives make me 🙄. That said, I would have liked it a lot more as a teen— the Regency setting gives just enough detail, and teens/young adults get to do most of the sleuthing convincingly.

Great cover, though. #ya

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This month‘s #under40bookclub pick is a story of college, privilege, obsession, religious fervor, and lies. I loved the technique and narrative style but was underwhelmed by the actual story. If you‘re going to give me a cult I want MORE of the details, not less! Still, at 210 pages I like a gut punch of a book, and this delivers. Definitely lots for a book club discussion.

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Untitled | Unknown
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Final time for this #24in48! I did mostly ebook reading and eaudio listening this time, dipping in and out of multiple things instead of finishing books off a stack. Not a great strategy, if I was really trying to “win,” but this was my fun run instead 🏃‍♀️ All in all a fun #readathon weekend!

RebL I like thinking of 24in48 as having a “fun run” option! 2mo
UwannaPublishme Fun Run is the way to go! 🙌🏻 2mo
Megabooks 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
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Eyelit Nice! 👏📚👏 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm 👍👏 2mo
Librarybelle Great job! 2mo
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The Birchbark House | Louise Erdrich
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Finished this one up last night before bed. I‘m pretty sure this is a reread, but I must have been a young teen and I remembered no details. I love the parallels with the Little House books from an indigenous perspective Laura Ingalls Wilder never made space for in her books. I would have loved it in 3rd grade when I was so interested in pioneers and early 1800s America, and I‘ll definitely be able to recommend it to those readers. #24in48 #kidlit

JillR Thank you for this recommendation, my 8 year old and I loved The Little House series which we finished recently, but I did feel a little uncomfortable with some aspects so I think I might get this one to read with her 😊 2mo
emtobiasz @JillR you‘re welcome! I think the book does a great job to balance out the biases of Ingalls Wilder, in a way that doesn‘t discount the appeal of those older books. 2mo
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Finished up this gut punch of a book earlier this evening. A thoughtful and thought-provoking graphic memoir of growing up Indian-American over the last 30 or so years, and of raising her biracial son in the current political climate. #24in48

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Happy #24in48! I wasn‘t sure I was going to participate this time, but I decided taking part was more important than winning, so we‘ll just see how close I get 🙃 I didn‘t put together a TBR stack this time, but I have 50 library books checked out, apparently, so I think I‘ll be able to find some options!

Sunraven Pretty much the same approach I‘m using! Though I only have 10 library books out. 😆 2mo
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A pick, with reservations. I was in the mood for a historical fantasy, so I enjoyed the Georgian/Regency-ish world set up here, as well as the fantasy elements of constantly-shifting lengths of days and nights. The literary allusions to other works, though, were a little too on-the-nose references that (along with the book‘s title) kept any plot points from being real surprises. I didn‘t need multiple POV characters, especially when one never...⬇️

emtobiasz ... redeemed himself in my eyes. All that said, I enjoyed this while I was reading it and read it very quickly. I‘m not sure if I‘ll pick up the sequels, though. 2mo
iread2much I felt the same way. I had such hopes for this series, but never read any of the other books 2mo
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Hmm. This fantasy book just shifted from Jane Austen parlor drama to Jane Eyre gothic. I‘m intrigued but not totally sold yet... #currentlyreading #libby

iread2much When I was reading it, I found those super drastic shifts really irritating 😅 hopefully you enjoy them 2mo
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Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen | Debbi Michiko Florence
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Had an unexpected day off at my library today (a planned power outage to replace a utility pole) so I popped over to another county library location for some early chapter book inspiration. I‘m planning the reading lists for my #homeschoolbookclub groups this school year. Suggestions welcome, particularly ones with racially & ethnically diverse voices! #kidlit #weneeddiversebooks #chapterbooks

GirlNamedJesse I‘ve read several of these, but we looooove the King & Kayla books! Your reading list sounds awesome! 😊 2mo
Tamra The Zoey & Sassafras‘s series is great! 2mo
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Another PGH summer storm, another power outage 🙄 At least I have this seasonal #middlegrade SFF story of time-stopping antics by We Need Diverse Books cofounder Lamar Giles. (Love the Easter eggs of other WNDB authors as secondary characters!)

Tamra We need this - stacked! 2mo
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The Book Hog | Greg Pizzoli
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Sometimes you find a book that was written just for your interests, like this #picturebook featuring an elephant (!) librarian (!!) named Miss Olive (!!!) who will read you as many books as you like (!!!!). Of course the title has no personal resemblance and I greatly resent your implication that it does. #kidlit #childrenslibrarianlife

MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3mo
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Let‘s do this thing.

❤️ 🔪🖤 🔪❤️

Kayla.Adriena Hey Murderino Hey! My current read as well!!! P.S Lilah is doing pretty well, she's adapting to her blindness!! Kiss Olive for me! 3mo
emtobiasz @Kayla.Adriena hey hey! I‘m so glad Lilah is doing well. I took Olive to the vet last week (it‘s her favorite place, they give her so many treats) and she was officially declared a middle-aged dog at 6 😟 I‘m not ready to contemplate my baby‘s mortality! 3mo
keepingupwiththepenguins A fellow Murderino just gave me a copy of this the other day - I can't wait to read it! 😍 2mo
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Panpan

I loved the idea of a man‘s widow and mistress working together to start a boarding house when he dies in debt and leaves them penniless. Unfortunately, the premise is the best part. I found the romance unconvincing and the two leads so invested in their traditional gender roles that I doubt this author and I will get along. Even the side plot of a smuggling ring mystery was childish.

Please give me feminist historical romance suggestions! #help

charl08 Tessa Dare's spinster cove - I love Miranda. 3mo
Owlizabeth Eva Leigh‘s Wicked Quills of London! 3mo
emtobiasz @charl08 @Owlizabeth thanks for the suggestion! Checking the first of both series out from Libby now 👍 3mo
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A Share in Death | Deborah Crombie
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Wow, I devoured this first mystery in the Kincaid and James series. I‘ve been searching for a new mystery series after finishing up Martha Grimes a couple years back, and I think this might be what I was looking for. Written in 1993, this one feels classic without being too dated— plus, my library has them on audio on #Libby! #audiobook #mystery #procedural

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In the Vanishers Palace | Aliette de Bodard
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Really enjoyed this short retelling of Beauty and the Beast. There‘s magic, dragons, extensive discussion of colonialism, consent, and a f/f romance. Plus, it sent me down an internet rabbit hole learning about what Vietnamese pronouns convey, which languages already include gender-neutral pronouns, and how queer folks are adapting their own languages to include them. (Which, I guess, is a tangential high point, but still.) 🌈

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Murder Knocks Twice | Susanna Calkins
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Enjoyed, but didn‘t love, this historical #mystery set at a 1920s Chicago speakeasy. I‘m a sucker for historical detail in my mysteries, and this one didn‘t get bogged down in the romance side plots like many in the genre. I‘ll have to revisit the author‘s other series, set in 17th century London.

On a side note, though, this reminded me why I can‘t stand so many books with amateur detectives. Give me a competent professional detective any day.

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Realized this book is due back at the library tomorrow, nonrenewable as others are waiting for it, and I hadn‘t started it yet 😬 So I read the first couple chapters to make sure it was worth getting back on the holds list for, and it totally is. I just want to keep reading.

Still stamping up a storm! It feels good to be crafting again after a long hiatus. Too many moves made it clear how much crafty crap I was hoarding...

Caterina Oh I saw their interview on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, makes me really want to read the book! https://youtu.be/qo3rCzl_JB4 4mo
Megabooks I had to let it go once, too, but definitely get it back! Very good book. 4mo
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Hurricane Child | Kheryn Callender
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#audiocrafting with this #middlegrade Caribbean story and my stamp carving supplies. My dad is really into antique cars, so this is a tracing/simplification of a 1931 Cadillac ad. I think I‘m going to make some cards for Father‘s Day...

julesG Lovely! 👌 4mo
ferskner 😮 that is SO. COOL. 4mo
Eyelit That‘s awesome! 4mo
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AlaMich Wow. Just wow. 4mo
mcipher So cool!! 4mo
Smrloomis Awesome! 😆 4mo
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Spent today weeding the front yard and rearranging house plants for maximum summer sun, all with Ronia‘s company.

On one hand, I would have loved the slightly old-fashioned survivalist feel of this book as a child. I loved the kids-on-their own trope of the Boxcar Children, etc.

On the other hand, it has some pretty questionable ideas about gender politics and family patriarchs that make it seem older than its 1981 pub date. #audiobook #kidlit

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Our #library chicks go back to the farm tomorrow! They‘re just over a week old, so it will be a few more months before they look anything like the chickens in this book, but it‘s amazing how fast they grow. Incubating and hatching the eggs was a fantastic experience for me, my staff, and the library patrons, but I‘m beginning to commiserate with this book. I‘m ready to get back to other aspects of being a children‘s librarian!

Christine So sweet!! We have backyard chickens and love the whole process. 4mo
UwannaPublishme Awww! They‘re getting so big already. 😍😍😍 4mo
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The Hate U Give | Angie Thomas
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Finished this one for #under40bookclub!

It is just as good as everyone says it is. The kind of YA story that could only be YA, and needs adults to shut up and listen.

KathyWheeler Love your review; it‘s so true. 4mo
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The Hate U Give | Angie Thomas
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I know this is going to be an emotionally draining read, so I think I‘ve been subconsciously putting it off. But book club is tomorrow, and Olive is here to keep an eye on me, so I‘m going in. #under40bookclub

AmyG Olive is adorable. 4mo
BlueStockingReviews I ❤️olive 4mo
Mynameisacolour What a sweet face!💗 4mo
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Melissa_J Olive, you are adorable 🐶🐾 4mo
RiverKScottWrites Cutie pie! 🥰 4mo
Kayla.Adriena Precious baby. 💗 4mo
ReadingOverSleeping What a sweet puppy 4mo
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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Started listening to this one yesterday and I‘m already hooked. The dog got a much longer walk than normal because I didn‘t want to stop 😂 #audiobook

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Chicken Story Time | Sandy Asher
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To everyone who asked about the eggs in our library embryology experiment: hatch day yesterday went great! We have seven chicks so far and 3 more eggs I‘m waiting on to see. This picture is from this morning— you can see some chicks fresh from the incubator are still wet and scraggly-looking, while the older chicks are much fluffier. I think they look ready to start a 90‘s-style boy band 😂 #librarylove

LeahBergen Awww!! 😍 4mo
batsy Ooo 💕 4mo
UwannaPublishme How cute! And there‘s so many! 😍 4mo
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Shake a Leg, Egg! | Kurt Cyrus
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I‘m in a mini reading slump right now where nothing seems to be holding my attention and books I‘m enjoying will suddenly turn heavier than I need right now.

But right at this minute, none of that matters, because I‘m at the tail end of a monthlong embryology experiment at the library, and our first egg pipped earlier this evening! We‘re going to have baby chicks at the library!!!!! (at least for a week before I give them back to 4H 😂) 🐣🐥🐣🐥

Julsmarshall So exciting! 4mo
LiteraryinLititz That‘s so cool! 4mo
cathysaid Now that‘s a commitment I can get behind 🤣 4mo
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Texreader Love it!! 4mo
Tamra How fun!! 🐣 4mo
Lindy A challenging undertaking. Were you able to get brooder equipment on loan? 4mo
emtobiasz @Lindy we were! We‘re partnering with a local 4H coordinator, so we have both the equipment and eggs/chicks on loan. It‘s been really fun and informative. Many (but not all!) local kids do this in school, but I‘m really enjoying how invested parents and other adults are too. 4mo
UwannaPublishme How cool is that! Please post pix when they show their little faces. 🐣 4mo
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Adventures in Cartooning: How to Turn Your Doodles Into Comics | James Sturm, Alexis Frederick-Frost, Andrew Arnold, Center for Cartoon Studies
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Our last #homeschoolbookclub meeting of the school year is tomorrow! The theme is Bring Your Own Graphic Novel, so I hope they all found something they enjoyed and want to talk about! Personally, I‘m studying up on how to create your own comics 👩‍🎨 🎨 #graphicnovel #comics #raisingreaders #raisingwriters

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I‘ve been reading way too much fantasy lately and am really in the mood for a mystery, so I grabbed this cozy-ish historical from #Libby. I read and remember liking the first in the series a few years ago, so I hope this scratches my #mystery itch!

MidnightBookGirl Mysteries and thrillers are usually my comfort reads, and this looks great! 4mo
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