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laur89

Joined May 2018

Goodreads: laur89 📝 | Bibliophile 📚 | Teacher 👩🏻‍🏫 | Ravenclaw 🦅 | Coffee Lover ☕️ | Disney Fanatic 🏰 |
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I‘ve been SPOILED!!! @Kappadeemom - you outdid yourself with this #Screamathon box! 🤩🎃🖤 Amazing choices for books... I can‘t wait to read all of them! The soap smells soooo good, it perfumed the whole box 💓 and so many little goodies in here, I absolutely adore EVERYTHING!

Thanks to @4thhouseontheleft for hosting!!!

Kappadeemom You are so welcome! 3w
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It‘s hereeeeee! 🎃☠️😁 #Screamathon

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It‘s been a CRAZY past few weeks and I haven‘t been so active on here... but just wanted to let you know this #Screamathon swap box is on its way to @Kappadeemom 📬🙌🏼😄

Kappadeemom Yay!! Mine is packed, I just need to drop it off! 1mo
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1984 | George Orwell
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zezeki 😂😂😂 1mo
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QuietlyLaura 😂👏 1mo
Whimsical.Curiosity 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 1mo
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Someday, Someday, Maybe | Lauren Graham
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Some light reading for this morning... I feel like I‘ve barely been reading since the school year started!! #TeachersofLitsy struggles 😩

TheLudicReader I am in the same boat... 1mo
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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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Plot(ter) twist 🤣 #LitsyHumor

Linsy 😆 2mo
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Harry Potter | JK Rowling
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Look at this amazing pillow!!! I love Target 🎯🤓

JoScho Awesome!!! 2mo
tpixie Love it! 2mo
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My edition of the first book for #AgathaChristieClubR2 is an Omnibus published in 1993! I saw it on AbeBooks and couldn‘t resist. It feels like a little treasure on my shelf. 🔍

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Saw this on @Librarybelle ‘s page and couldn‘t resist sharing! I‘ve been reading the Poirot books randomly as I come across them, and lately have been building up a collection of the series. @ferskner - I‘ll be joining in to #AgathaChristieClubR2 if it‘s not too late!

Lady_Tigana_20 I‘ve read all the Miss Marples. ❤️ 2mo
laur89 @Lady_Tigana_20 I‘ve only read some of the Poirot series, but I figure this‘ll encourage me to explore the Marple and Tommy & Tuppence series too! 2mo
Librarybelle Yay! 2mo
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Dear Mr. Carr,

I really enjoyed The Alienist, so I‘m a little concerned about all of the negative reviews on this one. Despite the lack of glowing praise, I‘m curious enough to find out about this story for myself. Fingers crossed. 🤞🏼

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Time to brush up on some knowledge before arrival!! I managed to get my hands on a Wizard‘s copy of Scamander‘s book, despite coming from a Muggle home.

The moving illustrations make this read so much more magical! ✨

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My #September stack is full of books set in New York! I‘ll be traveling there in October for New York Comic Con, so I figured I‘d set the mood. 🏙🍎

These are only the books from my shelf - I‘m sure I‘ll get to some other e-books and audiobooks too!

MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Enjoy your visit! 2mo
laur89 @MrBook Thanks!!! I‘m in planning mode now 🤓 any recommendations of must go places?! 2mo
MrBook Do you have time for this conversation? 😂👏🏻🙌🏻 Who all is coming? How long are you going and do you already have a schedule somewhat filled up? What dates will you be in the City? Any particular kinds of things you want to do, like bookstores or particular restaurants or art galleries, for example? (edited) 2mo
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laur89 @MrBook I always have time to talk travel! 😁 Going with a group of friends the first week of October. We made a list of tourist attractions to visit, but there‘s totally still room in our schedule! We‘re all huge foodies, most in the group also like beer. I definitely want to see some bookstores... I‘m sure we‘ll also be hunting for some movie/gaming geek/nerd spots as well! Overall though... open to any NY hot spots 📍🗺 2mo
MrBook Nice! Okay, let‘s seee... Food: Italian, have to have Italian in Little Italy, and be sure to stop by Ferrara‘s. I love The Meatball Shop—they have locations across Manhattan. Breakfast or brunch at Tea & Sympathy for authentic British cuisine. Vietnamese and Thai, can‘t beat Saigon Market, which happens to be a block or two away from The Strand. Best milk & 🍪 shop is a tie between Schmackery‘s and Ben‘s Cookies, which is 2 doors down from... (edited) 2mo
MrBook The Strand. French cuisine, I like Le Rivage and Chez Josephine, the latter is a tribute to Josephine Baker and has a pianist but is pricey. For crepes, The Creperie and Le Grainne Cafe. Sergimmo Salumeria has amazing sandwiches, but is cash only. If you‘re looking for an AMAZing time for dinner, my all-time favorite is Swing 46–think old-fashioned lounge behind a curtain, swing music with free lessons, and awesome food. Very 20s/30s-esque. 2mo
MrBook I took @RaimeyGallant to Good Enough To Eat, which always has lines out the door for their breakfast and brunch, get there early, and she loved it! A block away is Book Culture, which may be going out of business soon 😩. I‘ve gone there to see @EloisaJames for her book party. It‘s also right by the Museum of Natural History. 2mo
laur89 🤩 Such generous commentary!! You got me at milk and cookies. Making a note of ALL of this to share with my group! I already see a few that I feel positive are going to make it on the have to visit list 😁😁😁 Thanks @MrBook ! 2mo
MrBook Drinks: Fraunces Tavern, where the history is just unreal. The White Horse Tavern, the old Dylan Thomas haunt. The Algonquin, where the Algonquin Round Table started meeting 100 years ago this year (they might have anniversary specials if you ask). The NOMAD Hotel, which has a book bar from a French chateau transported piece-by-piece. McSorley‘s Ale House is one of the oldest, and you‘ll find things there from the 1800s—went there for my 21st bday 2mo
MrBook Yaaay! Glad I could help 😁! 2mo
laur89 OMG and there‘s more! Litsy just refreshed the rest of the comments. I‘m totally spending Labor Day weekend looking into everything you suggested! @MrBook 2mo
MrBook Don‘t forget that there are rooftop bars across the city, and they‘re great. If you‘ve never had authentic diner food (meaning outside of NYC or NJ 😆), the Westway Diner is very good, and I took folks there after BookExpo and BookCon. Bagels: Murray‘s. Pizza: Patsy‘s (or 2 Bros. for $1 slices to go). (edited) 2mo
MrBook Geeky stuff: St. Mark‘s Comics and Forbidden Planet (near The Strand). Bookstores: The Mysterious Bookshop is all mystery and thriller books, most of the back wall is just Sherlock Holmes. It‘s run by the legendary anthologist Otto Penzler, and he‘s usually there helping customers. McNally-Jackson is good, and also has a stationery-only shop between it and Little Italy. (edited) 2mo
MrBook I like the Amazon Bookstore in the Time-Warner Building at Columbus Circle. The Circle is the exact center of what‘s called the New York Metro Area, btw—traditionally, the NYMA was the whole area within a 25, I think, mile radius. 2mo
MrBook Many of the important art galleries are now in the W24th-25th Street area of Chelsea, although a major one is the Salmagundi Club, which is housed in the last remaining brownstone on 5th Ave. They just redid their 3rd floor and the library is gorgeous. I belong to a book club that met there regularly and still does sometimes. (edited) 2mo
MrBook And there is Edgar‘s Cafe, which is Poe-esque. Yeah, lots to see and do. Want to know more, let me know. ☺️ @Kaylamburson @mrozzz and @ScientistSam are three beyond-fantastic Littens who can offer more too! 2mo
laur89 Ok, I have an idea for you. Write and sell your very own guide to NYC. Title it something like “To Be (Book)ed: @MrBook ‘s Guide to NYC”. I promise I‘ll be your first buyer!! 😂 My list just about doubled 😃 Thanks so much! 2mo
Kaylamburson I agree with @laur89 that you need your own guide, @mrbook!! And I had no idea Book Culture may be going under...what's happening? Also very touristy but fun and geeky is The Nintendo Store, Lego Store, and Microsoft, all in (or walkable from) Rockefeller Center. 2mo
RaimeyGallant @laur89 All of @MrBook 's food recs are the best. We had such an amazing day! 2mo
MrBook @laur89 Whatever I can do to help 🤗! @Kaylamburson At least their UWS Columbus Ave location Amy be closing due to lack of enough business compared to increasing operation costs 😔. What a great store too. They‘ve got a bunch of fundraising efforts going on. https://www.columbiaspectator.com/news/2019/07/01/book-culture-owner-says-stores... 2mo
ScientistSam @mrbook gave so many great suggestions! There's also Midtown Comics near Times Square. If you want an unusual museum, there's the Morgan Library museum and the Tenement Museum. 2mo
laur89 @Kaylamburson @RaimeyGallant @ScientistSam Good to know!! Totally going to look at the comic book stores while we‘re there! More places to see = more walking around = more fuel needed... can‘t wait for all the good eats! 2mo
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The Phantom Tollbooth | Norton Juster
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Congratulations to @CoffeeNBooks - you‘ve won the $10 HPB gift card prize of the #10for10 giveaway! 🤩

Please send your e-mail address to lauren.losada89 @ gmail so I can share your e-gift! 💌

Special thanks to @Megabooks @Insightsintobooks @Dr._Who_number10 @REPollock and @kellyann28 for entering your fav feel-good reads! I‘ve tagged mine 🤗

CoffeeNBooks Awesome! Thanks so much!! 2mo
kellyann28 Congrats! 🎉 2mo
Megabooks Thanks for the giveaway! Congratulations @CoffeeNBooks ! 👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
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JoScho @CoffeeNBooks yay Harper!!! 2mo
CoffeeNBooks Thanks again @laur89! I just ordered books! 📚 2mo
laur89 @CoffeeNBooks Amazing! Can‘t wait to see your book haul 🤓 always a pleasure to treat people to books! 2mo
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Warm Bodies: A Novel | Isaac Marion
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#AugustWrapUp
A great month for reading despite going back to work! Fav book is tagged.

My desire to join the #MagicalReadathon2019 (better late than never!) led me to most of the books I read. I successfully earned an Outstanding for the #OWLsReadathon2019! One of the books also doubled for my #ReadLikeRory challenge.

I also finally finished both the Chronicles of Narnia and Harry Potter series, the latter for #HPBuddyRead.

Quite proud! 🤩

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great job, and some truly great books! 2mo
laur89 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Thanks!! Are any of your favs on this list?? 2mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I loved Narnia when I first read it, and Harry Potter is always a great read and reread. 2mo
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Setting a record today for fastest-read HP book. I have snacks. I have my audio. I‘m ready! 🤨🏆

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The Last Battle | C. S. Lewis
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Narnia has come to an end. I can‘t believe I‘ve made it through this 700+ page chunkster! The final installment in the series tied up all of the storylines very well, and I loved that it mentioned all of the characters from the beginning to the end of Narnian time. Definitely won‘t be the last time I step into Aslan‘s country! 🦁 100% #reread worthy ❤️

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🎶 It‘s the most wonderful time of the year... Dunkin‘ is back with #pumpkin flavored everything!! 😍🎃

A pumpkin iced coffee & a coffee cake muffin & a #HarryPotter book. Life is great (besides the Hurricane Dorian warning 😅).

Melismatic Stay safe! 🤗 2mo
laur89 Thanks @Melismatic ! So far nothing crazy yet, fingers crossed it stays this way 🤞🏼 2mo
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Wrapping up the (now defunct?) #HPBuddyRead through audio!! I read this one last December, so it‘s pretty fresh to reread. Figured that listening to it would at least make it feel newer 🎧

I didn‘t feel like this was official HP canon, but more like fan fiction. 🤷🏻‍♀️ Let‘s see if a second go changes my mind!

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Friendly reminder that this weekend will be the last few days to enter in my #10for10 giveaway!!

Half Price Books is wonderful for used and new books, and they have a nice selection of bookish goodies!

See my original post for entry details 😊

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Mehso-so

Work demands have turned me into a weekend reader & poster!! I miss opening up Litsy every day!

Book felt slow and even though it did give some great insight into life with people diagnosed with mental illness such as schizophrenia, I was sort of bored through most of the story. Also, I didn‘t understand any of the (few) Patty Hearst references made throughout.

However - this satisfies my DADA OWL!
#MagicalReadathon2019 #ReadLikeRory 🧙🏻‍♀️📖

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The Last Battle | C. S. Lewis
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Nothing says “Sunday morning” like a strong cup of coffee, a visit to Narnia, and a cozy blanket. 😌☀️

Whimsical.Curiosity Taco blanket!! I have it's sister the pizza blanket lol 🌮🍕 2mo
laur89 @Whimsical.Curiosity My favorite thing about it is answering “wanna ~taco~ ‘bout it?” whenever I‘m under my blanket and I get a chance to use that line 🤣 I guess you could use “wanna ~pizza~ me?” 😝 2mo
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Warm Bodies: A Novel | Isaac Marion
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THESE are the kind of zombie stories I enjoy!! The book was better than the movie, as usual, but I can‘t really choose one over the other. I will definitely be reading the rest of the series! 🧟‍♂️🧟‍♂️🧟‍♂️🧟‍♂️🧟‍♂️

SharonAlger I loved the movie! Will have to check out the book, next. 2mo
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Warm Bodies: A Novel | Isaac Marion
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Smoothie Saturday is a thing, right? 🥤🍓📕

JulietBooks Definitely. 2mo
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As a thank you to all of you who have contributed to this milestone, I‘m hosting a giveaway! One lucky Litten will receive a $10 Half Price Books e-gift card. 🎁🤩

To enter:
💌 Tag your favorite feel-good read
💌 Post this picture
💌 Include #10for10 in your caption
💌 Share it with me by tagging @laur89

Can‘t wait to see all of your entries! Closes at midnight (ET) on 8/31. ☺️

#10for10 #giveaway

Megabooks Just entered! Thanks so much for doing this! Congratulations!! 🥳🥳 2mo
UnidragonFrag Congrats!! 2mo
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The Haunting of Hill House | Shirley Jackson
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That feeling when your student actually enjoys the summer reading you assigned 😭❤️❤️ #TeachersofLitsy

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Star Wars Trilogy | George Lucas
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Somewhat book related... I attended a preview of Disney World‘s Galaxy‘s Edge today, and brought home some Star Wars pins to add to the collection!

Whimsical.Curiosity THIS IS AWESOME! I wanna hear all about it! #emailingsoon 2mo
laur89 @Whimsical.Curiosity I‘ll keep an eye out for an email!! Definitely worthy of writing a few lengthy paragraphs about 😁 2mo
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The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel | Diane Setterfield
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Woot woot!! Congrats @Megabooks on reaching 250K!

I checked my 5 star reads for the summer, and picked a mystery with an MC who loves books (one of my fav kinds of novels!)

Thanks for the chance to win the #25Etsy giveaway - Etsy is such a fun place to shop 🤩

Megabooks I love reading books about book lovers! Thanks for entering! 2mo
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Peter Pan | J.M. Barrie
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Light, magical fairytale with a dark undertone. A must-read classic! 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦🧚🏼‍♂️🧜🏼‍♀️🏴‍☠️🐊⏰

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10,000 Ways to Say I Love You | Gregory J. P. Godek
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🎉🥳🎉

I‘ve hit 10K! I joined in May 2018 reading The Night Circus (thx Goodreads stats!), & a little over a year later I‘ve interacted with so many wonderful, thoughtful, caring, and generous Littens! I‘ve read so many books & added tons more to my TBR because of you all! 🥰📚

Special S/O to my best Litsy friend, @Whimsical.Curiosity ! 💌

Will definitely be doing something special to commemorate... so look out for a giveaway of some sort! 🎁👀

Librarybelle Congratulations! 2mo
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Megabooks Congratulations!! 🥳🥳🎉🎉📚🎧🍾🤩 2mo
Texreader Fantastic!!! Congratulations!!! 🎉🎊🎈 2mo
LiteraryinLititz Congrats on your milestone? I agree- this community is the best. 💜 2mo
CrowCAH Congrats 🎊🎉 2mo
Whimsical.Curiosity Go bestie go!!! Congrats 🥳😘👊 2mo
twohectobooks Congrats! I‘m getting close to this milestone as well, but I‘ve been around quite a bit longer! Haha 2mo
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So... I just updated my Goodreads to reflect all the books I want to read, but don‘t own. This means it doesn‘t include the #TBR books I have saved on #Scribd or #Libby, or the ones stacked on my shelf. 🤭

twohectobooks My goodreads tbr has ballooned to over a thousand books at this point, the vast majority of which I don‘t own. It‘s becoming a bit of a problem haha 2mo
laur89 @twohectobooks I would never consider that a problem!! It just means more choices 😄 2mo
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I tried to create some semblance of organization to my ever-growing #TBR shelf... 🥰

#LitsyAtoZ #MagicalReadathon2019 #Poirot #ReadLikeRory #Screamathon

4thhouseontheleft I love this shelfie! 2mo
laur89 @4thhouseontheleft Thanks! 😍 2mo
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Why am I like this? 😂 Out of all of the books I‘m “currently reading”, I‘m only actively reading 2. Does anyone else do this? 🤔

The tagged is the only one I‘m actually interested in. I‘m dragging myself through the Dreiser for a challenge.

The Name of the Wind is so slow that it lost my attention, and Lily was starting to sound too sad, so those have both been patiently sitting by my bedside waiting to be loved again 🤷🏻‍♀️

AsYouWish I have a very long list of currently reading books and it gets longer every day, lol!! 2mo
laur89 @AsYouWish I‘m glad I‘m not alone haha! There‘s just too many books to read to get stuck on a few 🤣 2mo
dragondrool Yep. It's why I made a "postponed" folder on my Goodreads account. 2mo
laur89 @dragondrool Hey that‘s such a great idea!! I really need to make better use of those kinds of things on Goodreads... 2mo
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Independent Reading: Practical Strategies for Grades K-3 | Denise N. Morgan, Maryann Mraz, Nancy D. Padak, Timothy Rasinski
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Alright bookish friends. I need your insight and suggestions!!

I‘m trying to find books for my high schoolers to read independently. I‘m choosing a book for each grade level, so I can give some assessment to hold them accountable.

I‘m looking for a book with interest level grades 9-12, but reading level 6-8 (I teach in special ed.). Would be great if an audiobook existed, and I don‘t want books that‘ve been adapted to film.

Any ideas? 🤔

LibrarianRyan Not sure if there is an audio though. 2mo
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LibrarianRyan I‘ll think of some more Hi-los and post later. 2mo
laur89 @LibrarianRyan Thank you for all of these amazing recs!!! @VioletMoonBooks You read my mind on that one. ☺️ Always a timeless favorite! 2mo
laur89 @Caroline2 Thanks!! I‘m actually reading Lord of the Flies as an in class novel with my 9th graders! 2mo
dragondrool Anything by April Henry. 2mo
Readergrrl I‘m using Kindred by Octavia Spencer for the first time this year. I think it will be well received. 2mo
Readergrrl And Homegoing by Yaa Gyassi has been “favorited” by several students in the last few years! One young woman told me that it “changed her life” and she has had family members read it. She and her family emigrated from Ghana about 10 years ago and it was the first time she‘d read a book while in the US that was spoke to her so personally. 2mo
Readergrrl I know both are more mature but I felt that the language wasn‘t inaccessible despite the topic. 2mo
laur89 @Readergrrl These sound so important to cover. I almost want to save these as in-class novels so we can really dive into the topics. Thanks! 2mo
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The lives of people I stole from looked so easy. And as a child it never occurred to me that such lives could be earned. I figured life was something that was forced upon you and that you endured.

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My next read offers some insight into the mind of a woman with schizophrenia, and the effect it has on the author‘s childhood. I have no previous knowledge of Patty Hearst and don‘t know much about the 1970s, so the references in this novel don‘t mean anything to me. So far, I‘m not really emotionally attached to the story, but it is interesting.

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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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How can we learn to stop time long enough to appreciate the present, instead of living in the past or worrying about the future? How long do we have to live before we can love?

The MC takes us on a journey through his 4+ centuries of life, recounting interesting bits of history mixed in with his own personal stories. This book has adventure, romance, & time travel. The ending was a bit too neat & felt rushed, but it was an easy, light read. 4⭐️

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Books, Blogs, & Reality | Ryan Ringbloom
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Checking in on my #TeachersofLitsy blog buddies! Just shared a new post for the #BookishTeachers 😁 I have @RestlessFickleBookHoarder @Shakespearience @TheLudicReader and @Readergrrl confirmed as authors, can‘t wait to read some of your posts!

Shakespearience Yeah I need to start writing about my first week and some thoughts I had or things I noticed 2mo
laur89 @Shakespearience For sure! It‘s always fun to share our experiences. 2mo
Rachel.Rencher Oh I need to get on there! The site didn't work on my phone when I tried to sign up so I'll try again later on my computer 😁 2mo
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laur89 @Rachel.Rencher Sounds good! I also sent you an intro email... not sure if it went to your spam, but I‘d love for you to take a look at it when you can! 2mo
APLitlife Where do I find it? 2mo
laur89 @APLitlife You should‘ve received two emails - one from Blogger (the invite to join) and one from me. Maybe it‘s in your spam/junk folder? 2mo
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1. M&Ms (especially peanut) & Twix! 🍫
2. Cute/spooky 👻
3. Books (duh!) and coffee mugs 📖☕️
4. The Other Mother from Coraline is one of them! 🕷

Catching up on Litsy... this week has been crazy preparing for back to school 🏫🍎👩🏻‍🏫

#Screamathon @4thhouseontheleft

Karisa The Other Mother is soooo creepy! Great pick! I'm a teacher and mom--I agree about Back to School time. Jolt to the system (back to reality)! 🥴 2mo
laur89 @Karisa Oof... double duty 😅 supermom!! 🦹🏻‍♀️ I‘m already exhausted just from the lesson planning... 2mo
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My very oldest #bookhaul post!! This was about a year ago... I can‘t believe I‘ve been a part of Litsy this long!

I‘ve read 5/6 of these, and coincidentally the tagged one that I haven‘t read is part of my #TBR stack this month. 😬

It was so interesting to scroll through all of my bookish posts this past year in search of this picture for @Lcsmcat ‘s #bookhaulchallenge 📚

Lcsmcat 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 It is fun to look through old posts, isn‘t it? 2mo
laur89 So many books and memories!! @Lcsmcat (edited) 2mo
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An American Tragedy | Theodore Dreiser
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A huge thanks to @Lcsmcat and @twohectobooks for continuing to share their progress on this enjoyable yet tedious #BuddyRead, and tagging me in ALL THE POSTS!!! You guys have no idea how much this has motivated me to keep on reading 😄 Book 2, Ch. 25... here we go! 🎉 It‘s an #audiobook and Sudoku night 🤓

@Hestapleton - can‘t wait for you to start!

Lcsmcat I sometimes play sudoku while listening to audiobooks too. 2mo
Hestapleton I‘m a horrible reading slump and NOTHING is grabbing hmmm. I‘m hoping to start it this week! 2mo
laur89 @Hestapleton Making some recommendations- The Glass Castle, The Thirteenth Tale, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Eleanor Oliphant, The Night Circus... all 5 star recent reads of mine! 2mo
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Hestapleton @laur89 I‘ve read and loved all of these except for THE GLASS CASTLE and THE THIRTEENTH TALE, which are on my TBR! 2mo
laur89 @Lcsmcat I keep getting stuck because I‘m lost in thoughts of ROBERTA YOU FOOL or CLYDE YOU IDIOT 😆 2mo
laur89 @Hestapleton I flew through both but The Thirteenth Tale was a fun mystery with a very bookish MC, super fun and great for reading slumps! 2mo
twohectobooks @Hestapleton @laur89 I love Thirteenth Tale also! 2mo
Hestapleton @twohectobooks I just started it last night and 😍😍😍 2mo
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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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I had no idea there‘s a published Chris Riddell illustrated copy of this book!! If I finish this book and love it, I may have to go on a hunt and buy this version.

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Teachers Rock! | Todd Parr
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Okay... I did a thing! Using the power of Google, I‘ve created a Blogger for the #TeachersofLitsy. If you‘re interested in contributing to this community, sign-up below! Once I receive your response, I‘ll add you as a blog author so you can create your own posts. 😄 It‘ll be a work-in-progress, so bear with me while I play around with Blogger and make the website as user-friendly as possible!

https://forms.gle/kXxni27ibgpyycw58

BookishMarginalia @WanderingBookaneer Check this out 🤓 2mo
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laur89 @Shakespearience @CindyMyLifeIsLit @APLitlife @hermyknee Thanks for joining!! You should be getting two new emails- one from me, and one from Blogger ☺️ 2mo
Rachel.Rencher I signed up! This will be awesome 😁 2mo
laur89 @AmberWB @RestlessFickleBookHoarder @Rachel.Rencher 🥰🥰 Blog author invites and intro emails sent! 2mo
Readergrrl Just sent in my google form submission!! 2mo
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Teachers Rock! | Todd Parr
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Question for the #TeachersofLitsy: Would any of you be interested in a group where we can all communicate about curriculum, share professional development resources, offer encouragement during the rough days, etc.?

I know we all may teach diff. subjects/grade levels, but it‘s always nice to have some support & fresh ideas from fellow educators!

Tagging a few teachers who came to mind, but please share with others & comment if you‘re interested!

Readergrrl I would definitely be interested! 2mo
CoffeeNBooks I'd be interested! 2mo
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APLitlife Sounds great! Always looking for new ideas. 2mo
AmberWB Love this idea! 2mo
Rachel.Rencher Yesss! I'm just going into my 2nd year of teaching, so I'm always looking for teacher friends. ❤❤ 2mo
Emilyrjones22 Sounds wonderful! 2mo
hermyknee Cool idea! @JoScho 2mo
laur89 I‘m so excited so many of you are interested!! I‘ll look into making a Blogger website today, and then probably post a link to a Google Form so that those who want to contribute can sign up to be blog authors. What do you guys think? @Readergrrl @CoffeeNBooks @CindyMyLifeIsLit @APLitlife @AmberWB @Rachel.Rencher @Emilyrjones22 @hermyknee 2mo
BookishMarginalia Sounds great! 2mo
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Hi, my name is Lauren, and I may have a slight addiction to book buying... Couldn‘t resist a library book sale 😍📚

keepingupwiththepenguins What gorgeous editions of Crime and Punishment and War and Peace! 😍 No one should ever resist a library sale 😏 👏 2mo
laur89 @keepingupwiththepenguins Can you believe they were each $1?! #LitsyLovesLibraries 2mo
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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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“It occurred to me that human beings didn‘t live beyond a hundred because they simply weren‘t up for it... There wasn‘t a change in the world order that didn‘t echo other changes in the world order. And the news stopped being new... It was all just a cycle. A slowly rotating downward one. And your tolerance for human beings, making the same mistakes over and over and over and over again, began to fade.” - Tom Hazard

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How to Stop Time | Matt Haig
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Time-traveling with the sound of rain in the background. 😌

wanderinglynn Love your blanket! ❤️ 2mo
laur89 @wanderinglynn The crew of the Millennium Falcon make great reading company. 😜 2mo
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The Eenie Meenie Game | Almeta Webber
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It‘s pouring rain and it looks like I‘m stuck inside with my books... 🤷🏻‍♀️😁

Going to pick one of these to snuggle up with! 🛋⛈

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Book Love | Debbie Tung
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Celebrating two special days today!

My birthday & National Book Lovers Day... couldn‘t have asked for a better holiday to coincide with my big day!

🎉🎈🎂🎁🥳

julesG Happy Birthday! 2mo
JaneyWaneyB Happy Birthday 🎁🥂🎂 and Happy Book Lovers Day 💖📚 2mo
Megabooks Happy birthday!! 🎉🥳📚🥳🎉📚💜💜 2mo
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brit91 Happy birthday!🎉🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊 2mo
JessClark78 Happy Birthday! 🎊🎂🎉📚 2mo
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir | Jeannette Walls
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If you‘re reading this: stop what you‘re doing, & go add this book to your TBR stack, no matter how large it may be. This memoir is totally worth all of the praise it‘s been given. I‘m not typically into memoirs, but this one was addicting & blew me away. It was shocking, heart-wrenching, funny, inspiring... I could talk about this story every day & never get over it. I‘ve just finished and want to re-read. Ms. Walls is truly admirable. ❤️😭

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The Glass Castle: A Memoir | Jeannette Walls
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Today‘s #bookandcoffee is paired with my FAV donut - custard filled!! Having breakfast with Ms. Walls and Mr. Dreiser (e-book, hence the iPad) 🍽

CherylRussell Really good book choice! I read it years ago and parts still stick with me. 2mo
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