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Joined May 2016

"love is for souls, not bodies"
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Franklin Cover-Up by John W DeCamp
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Mystery Man by Kristen Ashley
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Watership Down by Richard Adams
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Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
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Zodiac by Romina Russell
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The Perfect Nanny: A Novel by Leïla Slimani
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Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel
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Sammy Keyes and the Cold Hard Cash by Wendelin Van Draanen
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Getting Married | Theresa Alan
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Two years ago @Hehaney and I met on Litsy. Today I went to her wedding. I know I‘m not on here much anymore, but I‘m so thankful for the friendships I‘ve made.

Crazeedi So awesome! 7mo
Sharpeipup Love stories like this! 7mo
Cathythoughts That‘s so lovey💕💕💕 7mo
gradcat Such a lovely story...and a lovely picture as well! 7mo
tpixie Great photo and story!! @hehaney congrats 🎈 (edited) 5mo
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Cheesy books about DisneyWorld are the best when you‘re recovering from surgery and your brain is overloaded with school. Diving into feel good books tonight 💕

saguarosally Diving into books at all is good. ❤️ 10mo
LibrarianRyan I loved this series but was disappointed in the big baddie in 3. I have not read the next three yet as this book was supposed to be the finale. 10mo
RachelO Sending best wishes for a speedy recovery. 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Wishing you the best as you recover! 10mo
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I got surgery on Friday and I'm finally feeling up to reading. Hoping to get a lot done 😎

Karkar Glad you are feeling better! 11mo
ReadZenRites Hope you keep feeling better and better! 🌸💕 11mo
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Mystery Man | Kristen Ashley

Time to take a break from school and read. Balance? What's that?? 😂

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Introduction to Marine Biology | George Karleskint, Richard Turner, James Small

Working through my Biology class is killing me. Littens I have SIXTY credit hours to do before next term. All my Litsy updates will be text books 😂😂😂

Chelsey 😳 that's a lot of credits! Yikes!! 11mo
maximoffs @Chelsey my school is built on acceleration which is nice but it‘s literally ALL SCHOOL ALL THE TIME 11mo
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Mystery Man | Kristen Ashley
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Sometimes you play dumb gameswhile you listen to audiobooks 😂

SandyW 😂😂 11mo
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This is an odd little book...

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Anyone else find it hard to get through walls of text like this? My ADHD no likey

Ashley_Nicoletto Me! 🙋🏻 I struggle so hard with this! 11mo
maximoffs @Ashley_Nicoletto ITS GONE ON FOR LIKE THREE PAGES AHH 11mo
Suet624 I use my bookmark like a ruler in order to read it one line at a time. 11mo
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Kaye Try this from the page you‘re on. Go up to the top and tap the A. You can change the font first. Then make it bold if you want. Then tap on Page in that same area You can space the print far apart. Use the one on the right. Then you can set the margins narrower if you want. On bottom right set the alignment to the second one. It‘ll show the paragraphs that way. See if that helps. (edited) 11mo
maximoffs Thank you @Suet624 and @Kaye ! Much appreciated! 11mo
LizBurton My ebook formatting bone is having fits looking at that Honestly, that's almost insulting to readers. 11mo
ReadZenRites Yes! That‘s way too long for a single paragraph... and that comes from a lawyer! 😊💕 11mo
maximoffs @LizBurton @ReadZenRites it‘s just the chapters from this one characters perspective that are like this but I‘m DREADING THEM EVERY TIME 11mo
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The Book of Essie: A novel | Meghan MacLean Weir
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My BOTM came!

Lovesbooks87 Great book. I just finished it! Hope you enjoy it! 11mo
Rissa1 I got mine Saturday, So excited!! 11mo
Drnkpnkprincess I have mixed feelings about this one. Part of me wants to read it and the other part 😒... probably just needs to shut up. 11mo
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maximoffs @Lovesbooks87 it‘s my wheelhouse totally. @Rissa1 which did you pick?? @Drnkpnkprincess no need to shut up! Talk to me! 11mo
Rissa1 I picked this book! 11mo
KVH I‘m about to start reading this book today! 11mo
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Mystery Man | Kristen Ashley

I normally like to read these books as a palate cleanser and laugh but I‘m REAL INVESTED NOW

MarriedtoMrT MM was my first KA. Got me hooked for a while. 11mo
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Starting July 1st, I'll be doing a lot of OTHER types of reading. 💕

Andrew65 🙌👏👍🍾 Good luck! 11mo
TheLibrarian Best of luck!! 11mo
DrexEdit Congrats and good luck! 😊 🍀 11mo
Ddzmini Congratulations 🎈🎉🎊 11mo
readordierachel Congrats! 🎉🎉 11mo
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The Rapture of Canaan | Sheri Reynolds
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This book was a little slow in the beginning, interesting, but slow. And then HOLY CANNOLI DID IT PICK UP. It's 1:30 am and I didn't anticipate finishing this tonight but...when the book calls....

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The Rapture of Canaan | Sheri Reynolds

Woah. When this book picked up it PICKED UP. I can't stop and it's 1 am

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Franklin Cover-Up | John W DeCamp

Starting this wild conspiracy theory book and I am so geeked out excited

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Going Postal | Terry Pratchett
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I signed up!! I'm excited to do this even though I'm hesitant to write in books. 😂 Even more excited that the Littens in my group are ones I don't seem to know very well. (I think I tagged you all) Can't wait to get started! #lpmbc #groupl

maximoffs Also feel free to email me if you want or we can use Litsy! Whatever you prefer kulikrachel@gmail.com 11mo
VanChocStrawberry What is the link for sign ups? 11mo
DarcysMom @VanChocStrawberry you can find the original post on @suvata 's page. 11mo
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blithebuoyant I HAVE ARRIVED. l.kadie@yahoo.com ❤️💜❤️💜❤️💜 11mo
maximoffs @blithebuoyant I CANT WAITTTTT I'm trying to figure out which to send 😱 11mo
blithebuoyant Should we have a sort of conversation about likes and dislikes, etc? Or are the books we choose surprises? 11mo
maximoffs @blithebuoyant I think a convo about likes and dislikes would be great! So we don't send something people REALLY HATE 11mo
jessinikkip This will be my first time doing this and Im pretty darn excited. Im also up for a chat about likes and dislikes. I have so many I dont knkw what to pick!! I can chat by litsy or email: jpresgraves@ferrum.edu 11mo
j9brown Hi guys! I'm down to read whatever you all pick! My only preference is that it isn't something I've read before 😁 We can chat for sure, I'm at j9brown@gmail.com 11mo
Mdargusch I‘m doing this for the third time and it‘s so much fun. I‘ve read quite a few books that weren‘t on my radar. That first book was hard for me to write in but when you get the books at the end it‘s like you‘re in the middle of a book club discussion with all the annotations! 11mo
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Mystery Man | Kristen Ashley

Not my typical book but this months read for my second postal book club!

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Watership Down | Richard Adams

The next book in one of my postal book clubs!

Chrissyreadit I really liked this book. Even though the author did not seem to think highly of female characters. 11mo
TK421 I've always liked this book. Bigwig is great, and I love their rabbit mythology. 11mo
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This book was moving and beautiful and sad in all the ways the memoirs I enjoy are. The audiobook was read by the author which I especially love for memoirs. Highly recommend, however it does have a trigger warning for CSA.

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So close!!!

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Zodiac | Romina Russell

Would anyone be interested in a Buddy Read for this book? Ive read it before and wanted to do a reread since there's a bunch of books in the series. Anyone into space operas like I am?

blithebuoyant I wish I‘d seen this post before I started reading it! I just finished it 😭 8mo
blithebuoyant Would you be interested in buddy reading Wandering Star in a few weeks? 8mo
maximoffs @blithebuoyant yes!!! I would love that 8mo
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blithebuoyant @maximoffs I am a great big idiot, I did not even look at the username, you‘re part of my LMPBC group 😂😂😂 We can buddy read Wandering Star in a few weeks, I‘ll get in touch with you! 8mo
maximoffs @blithebuoyant I was so excited you loved it so much!! 8mo
blithebuoyant @maximoffs I adore it! ❤️ 8mo
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Station Eleven | Emily St John Mandel

New book club read 😎

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I have an exciting thing to share with my Litsy community! I started a podcast with one of my really good friends and it's a bachelor recap show. Yes, trashy TV at its finest. If you're interested, we're pending in most podcast stores right now but you can find us at http://anchor.fm/fantasysweets

ReadZenRites Hey Congratulations!!🎉😊💕 12mo
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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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I enjoyed this book! Although I‘m not sure I‘ll pick up the sequels it was fun and light hearted, the audiobook made it feel so real. I‘m excited for the movie!

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Into the Wild | Erin Hunter
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WHAT THE FORK HOW DID I LOVE THIS BOOK AS MUCH AS I DID? F YEAH WARRIOR CATS FOREVAAAA

RadicalReader @maximoffs what an interesting review love getting hooked on books so deeply and addictively 12mo
maximoffs @RadicalReader I honestly thought it was going to be dumb but I got REAL INVESTED 12mo
julesG My kids love this series. 12mo
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Norwegian Wood | Haruki Murakami
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Y'all, I tried. I really did. But this was not a book for me. It was the first book on my "Start Here" list from Book Riot and I just have come to learn that apparently me and books translated from East Asia aren't for me (like The Vegetarian). Something about the writing style throws me off a little. I'll keep trying though, God knows I'm stubborn.

Twocougs I always think it‘s courageous to try, if when it doesn‘t work. 12mo
sammisho I'm not a fan of translated Asian books either, but enjoyed this one 12mo
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Tiyas7 @maximoffs Sorry To Hear That You had to Bail. However this is one of my most favourite books (also it has got so much Beatles in it😅) 12mo
maximoffs @Tiyas7 I‘m glad you like it! I can tell that it‘s a GOOD BOOK it‘s just not for me if that makes sense 12mo
Tiyas7 @maximoffs Yeah!! I Get It..Everyone has got their own tastes👍 12mo
zembla I haven‘t had luck with Murakami myself. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle felt stilted to me. I did really love this incredibly twisted Japanese crime novel by a female author — it‘s probably still the most disturbing novel I‘ve ever read, but I trust the author (if that makes sense) and I‘m glad I read it. 12mo
maximoffs @christinamcc thank you so much!! It does make sense. Appreciate it. 12mo
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Not feeling this AT ALL. I didn't like it 🤷🏼‍♀️

TK421 I understand not liking this follow up to Civil War 2. I hated Civil War 2. 12mo
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Into the Wild | Erin Hunter

HOW AM I SO INVESTED IN A BOOK ABOUT WARRIOR CATS?????

daniwithtea I don‘t know but I *want* to be invested in a book about warrior cats! 12mo
MirrorMask That sounds like an awesome book! 12mo
2BR02B 😂😂 12mo
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isy_the_owl This series has such a special place in my heart 12mo
maximoffs @daniwithtea DO IT. The audiobook is epic. @MirrorMask read it I‘ve never been so invested 😂 @2BR02B THEYRE SO STRANGELY GOOD??? @isy_the_owl I've never read them and I suggested it as a joke and now I'm hella invested 12mo
staci.reads My daughter was obsessed with these! She owned 2 different series. Now they've been donated to my classroom library😊. 12mo
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So far I've learned that there was A LOT of LSD in the early days of Marvel 😂

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Sticker by number while I listen to my audiobooks this morning!

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Hag-Seed | Margaret Atwood
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I loved this! The audio was great and I loved the synopsis of The Tempest at the end to remind you how it tied in. SO GREAT.

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Bailedbailed

Just didn‘t hold my attention at all

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I thought I swore off buying new jewelry until my friend sent me this.

callunakeep OMG! Look at these!! @DiruVamp 12mo
maximoffs @callunakeep @DiruVamp I KNOW. Let me grab the link for you lol 12mo
DiruVamp @callunakeep @maximoffs oh man those are beautiful!!! 12mo
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riversong153 Where is this happening?!?! 🤩🤩🤩🤩 12mo
callunakeep @maximoffs Yes please!😍 12mo
OrangeMooseReads I NEED these. I wish my Origami Owl lady hadn‘t quit and moved to Ohio 😢 must order anyway 12mo
maximoffs @callunakeep @DiruVamp @riversong153 @OrangeMooseReads If you use this link my "party" gets credit. If any of you want to join my party for free stuff let me know! You'll have to find me on Facebook. Http://carinagoens.origamiowl.com/shop/party/444698 12mo
DiruVamp @maximoffs awesome thank you! 🤓💙 12mo
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Has anyone read this? Is it worth it? It doesn't have my interest so far AT ALL

emilyhaldi It‘s been sitting in my tbr stack forever but I don‘t know much about it! I love everything I have read by her so far except this one 12mo
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I have the all house version of this Kindle case but they just released a Hufflepuff one 😍

jpmcwisemorgan Ohhhhhh 12mo
ferskner That note is so cute! 12mo
sarahgreatlove Omg. Where do you get these from?! 12mo
maximoffs @sarahgreatlove I got it on amazon but also www.klevercase.co.uk 12mo
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This is literally like Riverdale but with Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys in the BEST WAY.

BookBoggart Sold! 12mo
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Woah...I LOVED this? Batwoman is freaking epic and I love seeing this unashamed, independent lesbian who kicked ass to defend Gotham. Kind of in shock at how much I love it.

zembla God, RIGHT? You might also like Hydrology‘s predecessor: 12mo
maximoffs @christinamcc Thank you!!! 12mo
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Wow I hate Batman so much.

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Things you should know as I read this:
1) I hate Batman
2) not really into DC Comics
3) A friend who is REALLY into DC gave me a list of ones to try and this was on it (I actually loved Aquaman, sue me)
4) I actually don't speak to #3 anymore so why am I still doing this to myself? Who freaking knows.

zembla Batwoman is worth it. Wonder Woman rules too. I especially love her characterization in 12mo
maximoffs @christinamcc thank you!!! I'm down 12mo
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Open Road Summer | Emery Lord
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Cute and cheesy in the best way.

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Into the Wild | Erin Hunter

Reading this for a small book club with @samesfoley and I am honestly surprised at how well written this is!

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Small Country | Gael Faye
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My first book of the month!!

DannyOlda I picked the same one! I'm curious what you'll think of it. 12mo
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Who knew book blogs were so controversial 🤣😂

Tiyas7 😂 12mo
MarriedtoMrT And their handle is XOXO, like hugs and kisses? That‘s confusing! 12mo
Weaponxgirl Oh wow! Your not gonna convince anyone of your views with that attitude 😂 12mo
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Emily92Bibliophile Haha I‘m getting mixed signals from that person- XOXO handle but totally no respect to others opinions? Talk to the hand 🤚 😂😂 12mo
maximoffs @Tiyas7 @MarriedtoMrT @Weaponxgirl @Emily92Bibliophile in my mind gossip girl wrote the review "you know you love me xoxo" 12mo
Weaponxgirl @maximoffs lmao! Exposing the secrets of the book reviewers 12mo
Tiyas7 @maximoffs 😂 12mo
Tiyas7 @maximoffs the person has a point for sure.....but he is way too aggressive in his approach....along with some hugs and kisses. I Guess this is what they call "Killing Them Softly" 12mo
Gissy Personalities! 🙄🤷🏻‍♀️ 12mo
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Look what's here!!!!

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Open Road Summer | Emery Lord
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The Rapture of Canaan | Sheri Reynolds
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I have the house to myself, so reading and Vanderpump Rules until I work much later today!

Weaponxgirl That is some good trashy tv. All the youngsters are just the worst kind of people! 12mo
maximoffs @Weaponxgirl I love it! I work in the restaurant industry so I relate a lot 12mo
Weaponxgirl @maximoffs The real housewives franchise is also a problematic fave of mine, I do love Lisa! Her little dog is the cutest thing ever in his outfits 12mo
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maximoffs @Weaponxgirl Lisa vanderpump is my HERO 12mo
kylienoele Our friendship was totally meant to be! VP and Lisa Vanderpump in general are my faves 😜 12mo
asiriusreader Such a good guilty pleasure!! 12mo
maximoffs @kylienoele I wish Lisa was my mom tbh 😂 @asiriusreader right?? 12mo
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Yay new audiobook! Love memoirs read by the author.

RadicalReader @maximoffs love reading books that have the audiobook read by the authors themselves so deep and impactful takes the book to a whole different level and deeper impact 12mo
maximoffs @RadicalReader agreed! I don‘t typically like when they read their own fiction books but memoirs, yes 12mo
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The Light We Lost | Jill Santopolo
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This book wasn‘t bad! But I‘m not sure it‘s something I would have read if not for my book club. I disliked Lucy and Darren a LOT and I mostly felt bad for Gabe. The end was kind of expected? But I don‘t regret reading this!

MirrorMask I tried to read this book earlier in the year and I gave up. I'm glad you enjoyed it! 12mo
maximoffs @MirrorMask the audiobook was pretty good! I read it for a book club or I‘m not sure if I would have finished it either 12mo
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Sammy Keyes and the Dead Giveaway | Wendelin Van Draanen
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This one was going to be three stars until the end monologue, highlighting for young kids how they can make a difference! It was lovely, as usual. Not my favorite, but still such good quality.

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The Light We Lost | Jill Santopolo
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Pre surgery blood draw read 😎

BookaholicNatty Thinking of you and praying for you!! ❤️❤️is today the official day or just tests and blood work today? 12mo
AmyG Hope all goes as planned. 12mo
asiriusreader Thinking of you! 💗 12mo
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maximoffs @BookaholicNatty @AmyG @asiriusreader Thanks guys! Everything is fine! This is traditional pre op blood work, I'm getting a breast reduction done in 10 days 💕 12mo
jfalkens Hope everything goes well XXxX 12mo
Robin3 I want to have that done my back hurts all the time 12mo
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Anyone have a BOTM code? I‘ve never done it and I think it‘s time.

MinDea Thanks for using my code @maximoffs ! I hope you enjoy book of the month! Someone else used it too (Liane) Thank you too and I also hope you enjoy it as well! 12mo
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