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TIL Ginnifer Goodwin assumed OUAT producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz were inspired by historical figure Maria Sophia Margaretha Catharina von Erthal for her character Mary Margaret. Hint: they had no clue who she was referring to. Neither did I while googling for Snow White retellings and the blog linked in comments came up during my search. ⬇️

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Cherish Farrah: A Novel | Bethany C. Morrow
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One block away from home and I realized I left my new year‘s meal behind at my sister‘s. So I picked up a light snack at the Cheesecake Factory to go with my first book of 2023. What are you reading today?

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My January #roll100:
96 🎲 Milk Blood Heat, 2 week wait on libby
84 🎲 The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, to be picked up at local library
44 🎲 The Devil‘s Highway, to be picked up at library

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PuddleJumper Awesome! 3mo
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After some hemming and hawing I decided to change my litsy username AnansiGirl to SconsinBookyBadger to match along with my StoryGraph username.

Tagging @PuddleJumper @Soubhiville @Charityann @julesG @BarkingMadRead and @ElizaMarie to update you for the litsy events you tag me on.

BarkingMadRead Thanks for the heads up!! 3mo
Soubhiville Gotcha! 3mo
julesG Thanks for the heads up. 3mo
PuddleJumper Ok great, I'll change that 3mo
Charityann Okay, thanks!😄 3mo
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Snowed in and plowed in from white fluffy powder out there. Luckily it‘s a day off and good time to finally get around to my fave podcasters new book.

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Tiny furry overlord is hinting I take a reading paws for now to report #NovelNovember progress: Library loan The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea is finished. I may buy this one when I go on my next book shopping adventure. Half way through both Certain Dark Things and Fire & Blood.

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Andrew65 Thank you Tiny Furry Overlord 😻 4mo
Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 4mo
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From House of the Cat 🐈 Happy Thanksgiving if you‘re celebrating, Happy Thursday if you‘re not. I‘ll be here catching up on some reading until get together at my nephew‘s later today. What are your plans?

Bookzombie Beautiful cat! My husband and I are just having a quiet day. Working on an evening meal. Happy Thanksgiving! (edited) 4mo
SconsinBookyBadger @Bookzombie happy thanksgiving to you and your husband! 4mo
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During the days I have off for the #NovelNovember #readathon I have a small selection of books I want to get through before the month ends.
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Andrew65 Great to have you with us and good luck 😁 4mo
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Pistachio 🐱 First of his name, King of the Isthmus, Protector of the backyard, joining me for tea and re-reading tagged book now that my binge watch has ended for season 1 House of the Dragon.

SomedayAlmost Great name 4mo
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If there‘s moments that I act immature for my age, this is one of them. I did indeed bought this book that had me giggling in the aisle at Leopold‘s Books Bar Caffe. 🤓

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Book of choice to unwind to as I‘m trapped by Pistachio. He‘s a bit displeased with me for taking a five day trip traveling through Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Minnesota to visit my mom. The tiny but mighty Mountain Screamer scolded me all the way from my brother‘s until we were home.

wanderinglynn What a cutie! And his face just says he clearly expects all the love & pets for abandoning him. 😹😹😹❤️🐱 6mo
SconsinBookyBadger @wanderinglynn he‘s definitely getting spoiled like royalty 👑 😸 6mo
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Ariadne | Jennifer Saint
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All eyes on the calendar to see today is Happy National Book Lovers Day!

Bookwormjillk What a pretty cat! 7mo
BiblioLitten 😻 7mo
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The Sandman Act II | Neil Gaiman, Dirk Maggs
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It‘s midnight somewhere for the end of this #20in4 readathon.
Look Both Ways ✅
Sigh, Gone ✅
Traditional Aladdin ✅
A Whole New World ✅
Cagesick Blues ✅
Ariadne ⏳
Sea of Rust ⏳
The Sandman Act II ⏳
Thank you @Andrew65 for hosting!

Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏🙌🥳🍾🥂😍 8mo
SconsinBookyBadger @Andrew65 I hope to join the next one! 🤞🏼 8mo
Andrew65 @AnansiGirl 🥳🥳🥳 8mo
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Look Both Ways | Jason Reynolds
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Yep that‘s me, Pistachio and I‘m sitting here wondering why my human thinks she needs to “take a break” and get snacks before continuing on with the #20in4 readathon.
#AuthorAMonth
#CatsOfLitsy

UglyOldBat Gorgeous 😍 7mo
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#AudioDiamondPainting along to tagged book while Officer Pistachio is on guard duty to ensure I stay put and not attempt any sneaky walk around the neighborhood.

#20in4 @Andrew65

CBee Officer Pistachio 😂😂 love it!! 8mo
SconsinBookyBadger @CBee he‘s taking his job seriously 😂 8mo
CBee @AnansiGirl as he should!! 😂 8mo
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I took a walk around the block and was immediately put in kitty jail on my return. While serving my time I finished Toni Sarnicola (nom de plume Jenna Jacobs) debut. The collection of horror short stories are good except for the CW of animal cruelty in Funeral for Birds. Also checked off for #20in4 are the traditional and retelling of Aladdin.

Leftcoastzen 😂👏😻 8mo
SconsinBookyBadger @Leftcoastzen the warden has set me free now that he‘s distracted by the wild rabbits hopping around the backyard 😂 8mo
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Night Shift | Stephen King
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Tagged book wasn‘t planned on being part of #20in4. Since I had Thursday off I figured I do some warm up reading aaaaand I had a deja book moment. Apparently I read this one before? I don‘t recall much of this book except Strawberry Spring, Jerusalem‘s Lot, Last Rung on the Ladder, and of course Children of the Corn.

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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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I have no specific #20in4 goals in mind except read or listen to my selection of print, ebooks and audiobooks.
* Ariadne
* Sigh, Gone
* Classic Aladdin https://www.gutenberg.org/files/57/57-h/57-h.htm
* Twisted Tales Aladdin retelling #fairytalereadingchallenge
* Cagesick Blues first collection from instagrammer postmodernhotmess
* The Sandman Act II
* Look Both Ways #authoramonth
* Sea of Rust #tbrcrew #storygraphrecs
@Andrew65

Andrew65 Best of luck 😁 8mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Count me in for the upcoming #20in4 readathon. I need some motivation to get me out of a reading slump these past several months.

@Andrew65

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Neverwhere | Neil Gaiman
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Signed copies were sold out by the time a group of us were able get our Neil Gaiman books. I still bought Neverwhere for the memory of a joyful evening and to replace the copy I lost. Now I‘m curious to take a drive to Menomonie and check out “Neil‘s mirror.”

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The final countdown to Evening with Neil Gaiman is here! I‘m giddy with excitement having to wait two years for this day to arrive!

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Avoiding adult responsibilities like there was a book mail delivery. 😁

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Snow and Rose | Emily Winfield Martin
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I couldn‘t decide which Snow White I wanted to read for the #fairytalereading challenge. So I picked both tales available on https://surlalunefairytales.com. The re-tellings I chose are Snow & Rose that I‘m audiobooking on libby and Fairest of All, my own ebook copy.
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Firefly: The Ghost Machine | James Lovegrove
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At the end of #20in4 I finished Interview With the Vampire and Untamed Shore. Tagged book in progress at chapter nineteen. I hope to not be such a slacker on litsy as things went in 2021 and be more involved regularly. See you all at the next readathon! 📚
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Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1y
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Untamed Shore | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Freezing drizzle is making travel unsafe to celebrate 2022 with my small irl circle of friends. Instead I‘ll be ringing in the new year at home with the tiny puma Pistachio and of course books.

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Andrew65 Happy New Year 🥳 1y
SconsinBookyBadger @Andrew65 happy new year! 🎊 1y
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Happy #StrangerThings Day 🥞 I can‘t believe I forgot tagged book and the novelizations of the Upside Down world have been languishing on my TBR... okay maybe it shouldn‘t be that much of a surprise. Anyways enough waffling about that and time to revisit Hawkins, IN.

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Libertie: A Novel | Kaitlyn Greenidge
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FriYay‘s book and noms pairing of Libertie with burrito, street corn, and oh so tart prickly pear limeade.

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I was thrilled to see tagged book be released as an audiobook and I‘m finally getting around to listening to the Libro.fm I bought months ago. I tried so many times to read print version only to give up because how meticulous Hutton is with his research of modern Paganism.
Pistachio on the other hand was not as delighted as I was and immediately fell back asleep once I stopped annoying him to pose for a pic. #catsoflitsy

Leftcoastzen 😹cutie 1y
Bookzombie Pistachio is an adorable name. 💕🐈 1y
SconsinBookyBadger @Bookzombie my brother who named him was inspired by how Pistachio stashes his toys in secret hiding spots 😸 1y
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Velvet Was the Night | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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FriYAY night 🌮 and 📖 pairing. The tacos may have already been consumed before I uploaded pic on litsy. 😋

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The Hidden Palace | Helene Wecker
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Hey hey, it‘s the domestic puma come to join me in sneaking in one chapter of tagged book before the clock strikes midnight ending September‘s #20in4.

#CatsofLitsy

Texreader ❤️ 🐈 1y
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I‘m taking advantage of the Monster ‘Stachio napping to tackle a knitting project along with WhisperSyncing book 2 of #20in4 readathon.

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ravenlee Ooh, I love your yarn! What are you making? 1y
SconsinBookyBadger @ravenlee it‘s the Striped Pillow Cover by designer Natalya Berezynska. Natalya1905 is her username on Ravelry, Lovecrafts, and Instagram. The pattern seems to be suitable for the wild colors of Malabrigo Rios Aniversario. 1y
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The Golem and the Jinni | Helene Wecker
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What a joy to see a #20in4 readathon falling on my FiYAY and weekend off! I want to read Wecker‘s The Hidden Palace, but first getting reacquainted with old books friends Chava and Ahmad.

P.S. I‘m catching up on a month worth of the litsy feed. @Andrew65 I hope you and your wife are improving with your health situation. Sending good thoughts to you both.

Andrew65 Thanks for the best wishes, pleased to say finally turned the corner (Day 20 for me, Day 17 for my wife) but very weak and go backwards some days (like today - been exhausted all day again). 1y
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Happy FriYay! It has been two weeks since I‘ve moved into my new apartment. Tagged book is my choice to read through the weekend and relax to while adjusting to a different environment.

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Moving for Dummies | Judy Ramsey
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I‘m going to be on hiatus from litsy while I go through the nightmare process of not renewing my lease at current apartment and submitting applications in search of a new one. I had hopes hearing from one management approving my app, but now I‘m on pins & needles as it‘s been 5 days since I‘ve heard from anybody. I‘m giving them until Wednesday to contact me before I begin another search. Or maybe drink the tallest glass of wine to calm my nerves.

Trashcanman Good luck 2y
Soubhiville 🍀 best of luck! 2y
Alfoster I vote wine and our positive vibes!🍷🤞🤞🤞! 2y
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dylanisreading Good luck! 2y
TheKidUpstairs Good luck!!! (And, drink the wine!) 2y
sprainedbrain You can do both! 😉 Sending you good vibes for a good apartment quick. 2y
Crazeedi Sending you lots of vibes that everything flows perfectly for you❤ 2y
marleed Oh darn. I‘m sorry. There‘s is lots to love in apartment life but making the decision to give up a lease in favor of another apartment can be extremely stressful. I‘m thinkinking of you and wishing you good luck / and a new balcony for a great reading spot! 2y
TrishB Good luck 🤞🏻 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @Trashcanman @Soubhiville @Alfoster @Bianca @TheKidUpstairs @sprainedbrain @Crazeedi @marleed @TrishB thank you everyone for the good vibes! The management who approved me over the phone sent the lease to wrong email that doesn‘t exist. It‘s all good now and I move into new apartment next month! Yes I made sure a balcony was included. 😁🍷📚 2y
sprainedbrain @AnansiGirl wonderful news! 2y
marleed Oh I‘m glad you have decided on a new apartment - and balcony. Good luck with your move! 2y
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Smoke and Mirrors | Neil Gaiman
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Late evening celebration of 🖤 World 🦇 Goth 🖤Day 🦇 with my comfort author.

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52 Weeks of Shawls | Jonna Hietala
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Hello my precious Friday that begins my 3 day weekend off 😍 It‘s been yet another 🎢 ride at my job and the only “reading” I‘ll be able to concentrate on tonight is Natalya Berezynska‘s Homestead pattern. Here‘s to catching up on Saturday lots of real reading neglected books stacked on my end table.

julesG This looks lovely. Nice yarn and pattern. #knittersoflitsy 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @julesG I‘ve yet to finish a pattern by Natalya but she has some pretty cool designs. https://linktr.ee/natalya1905. Oh and the color is MadTosh Mars in Retrograde. (edited) 2y
julesG Thanks for the link. MadTosh is wonderful yarn. 😁 2y
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The Oracle Lips: A Collection | Storm Constantine
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The catpanion makes his appearance upon hearing book pages being rifled through while I decide which Storm Constantine short story I want to read before I fall 😴

#catsoflitsy

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May the Fourth be with you.

CrowCAH May the Force be with You! 😊 2y
Chrissyreadit I love your print! 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @Chrissyreadit thank you! I bought it from Nerdy Ink and it looks like this bookmark is available https://nerdy.ink/search?type=product&q=Star%20Wars%20* 2y
Chrissyreadit That is a great site! Thank you for sharing! 2y
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Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward
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Tonight‘s litsy upload has been brought to you by the letter A. #AudioKnitting along to April‘s #AuthorAMonth that finally became available on Libby app.

@Soubhiville

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Friday night buddy read with Pistachio.

#catsoflitsy

Leftcoastzen So cute! 😻 2y
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Ending day 4 of #20in4readathon with 1 ebook and 1 comic read. 1 ebook in progress and a last minute decision to read 1 story from tagged graphic novel before midnight strikes.

Thank you @Andrew65 for hosting! I hope to join in April‘s readathon! 🤞🏼

Andrew65 Fantastic 👏👏👏🙌🙌🍾🥂🍾🥂🥳🎉😊 Would be great to see you next month. 2y
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home, Part 1 | Joss Whedon, Georges Jeanty (Artist)
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Aaaaand my reading partner has fallen asleep before I even begun #20in4readathon‘s third choice to read tonight.

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wanderinglynn Aw, how sweet! ❤️🐱 2y
Andrew65 No staying power 🤣🤣🤣 🐈 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @Andrew65 no he doesn‘t once he gets comfortable 😹 2y
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The Neverending Story | Michael Ende
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While Pistachio the Luck Puma zoomies all over the place, I‘ll be here late night reading another book I‘ve never read but seen the movie version countless of times.

#20in4readathon @Andrew65

Andrew65 Hope you are enjoying the book. 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @Andrew65 I‘m enjoying the book. I wished I read it years ago. 2y
Andrew65 @AnansiGirl Great 😊 2y
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Peter Pan | J.M. Barrie
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I was familiar with the story of Peter Pan, but never read the book. Mission accomplished tonight for #fairytalereadingchallenge and #20in4readathon

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Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 2y
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I‘ve been hit by a reading slump and instead spent majority of March binge watching Once Upon a Time. Here‘s to hoping #20in4readathon gets me motivated to crack open a book or plug in the earbuds to an audiobook.

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Andrew65 Good luck, hope it helps with the slump. 😊👍 2y
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Knitting, sipping, and audiobooking while I enjoy the last vacation day at my sister‘s apartment.

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Sorry @SkeletonKey I fell behind on reading TEoFaS. I caught the flu last Friday and it took another 3-4 days until I felt somewhat normal. I‘ll be devoting this Friday and the weekend to, if not finish the book at least be further along than where I‘m bookmarked at.

Texreader Glad to hear you are feeling better. So sorry to hear you were so sick! 2y
SkeletonKey No worries! Glad you‘re feeling a little better, take your time. 2y
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I‘ve read a few books by Storm Constantine , but somehow never gotten around to reading the Wraeththu mythos, her most popular work. I‘m joining @SkeletonKey in reading through this trilogy.

SkeletonKey Which others have you read? I think I‘ve only done the Wraeththu books and Thin Air so far. 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @SkeletonKey I‘ve read the Mangravadias series, The Oracle Lips, and I was a few chapters in with Stalking Tender Prey when I unfortunately lost the book during a move. 2y
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The City We Became | N.K. Jemisin
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I thought the house puma was sleeping in his cat bed. What a surprise to see he‘s stolen my spot when I returned with snacks and drink to begin #authoramonth tagged book.

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Catsandbooks Sleepy little kitty! 🥰 2y
ravenlee It was very nice of you to get his spot ready. Very considerate. 2y
BookishMarginalia What a gorgeous kitty! #CatsofLitsy 2y
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Soubhiville Aw, kitty. They do love to take over the warm spot! Looks like he‘s smiling 😊 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @Catsandbooks there may have been floor reading while he snoozed 😸 💤 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @ravenlee @Soubhiville first time he‘s ever done this. He looked proud of himself 😸 2y
SconsinBookyBadger @BookishMarginalia thank you, he‘s quite the heartthrob 😻 (edited) 2y
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