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Stanley the Mailman | William Bee
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I‘m still getting valentines and people are still receiving mine INOTHERWORDS holy crap the mail is SLOWWWWW lately. 😵‍💫

#litsylove
#valentinecardswap

dabbe 🤩😂😍 18h
Captivatedbybooks I sent mine‘s out late 🤣🤣 18h
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vlwelser Your mail is extra (those Spain postcards took months to get to you). But I received yours before the holiday. 💕 18h
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 10h
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Untitled | Unknown
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#MonthlyMagazineBlitz

I dropped mine off yesterday for the month to an English language learners (ELLs) teacher, since my magazines are all food she can use them 🙃

julieclair That‘s a great place to donate them. 👍 I wouldn‘t have thought about the subject matter, but I can totally see why it would have to be on the bland side. 21h
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Nana in the City | Lauren Castillo
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My grand baby will be 10 tomorrow. Just rude 🤪😅😭

At least I‘m his favorite person in the whole wide world. 💙 AND he loves books and reading.

Ruthiella Awe, adorable! 🥰 1d
Gissy Awww! Happy Birthday to him 🎂🎉🎊🎈🎈🎈 1d
willaful The nerve of kids, I swear! 😂 1d
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JenReadsAlot Wonderful pictures! 1d
Karisa 👏👏👏 🎶🎵Happy birthday to you! 🎶🎵 1d
LeahBergen Ten?? ❤️❤️❤️ 1d
Leftcoastzen Wow ! Great pics . 1d
TheBookHippie @LeahBergen he will be ten tomorrow. I didn‘t post a current pic. 🙃 (edited) 1d
AnnCrystal 🎂🥳 Adorable 💝. How times flies... (edited) 1d
marleed The Nerve! Beautiful pics! And isn‘t it heaven to be so loved!🥰 1d
bookandbedandtea Wonderful pictures! Happy birthday to him. 🧡 1d
dabbe 💚💙💚 1d
batsy Lovely photos 💜 1d
IndoorDame Such sweet photos! Happy birthday baby hippie! 10 is a fabulous age! 💜 22h
Dilara Happy birthday to your big grandbaby! 20h
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Gilmore Girls: The Official Cookbook | Elena Craig, Kristen Mulrooney
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Friday Night Dinner #mtcookbook

I should be able to get to adding these to our file this week!

Tamra Looks fantastic! 1d
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The Recipe Club: A Tale of Food and Friendship | Andrea Israel, Nancy Garfinkel
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Bookwormjillk The title Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger made me lol. That or Jo & Laurie get my vote. I haven't read any though so they're all good by me. 2d
TheBookHippie @Bookwormjillk right?! I bought it in East Nashville at a little indie bookstore. Local author. 2d
bookandbedandtea I've read The Recipe Club. All of the others sound good to me. 😊 1d
ElizaMarie I haven't read any! Y'all have way different TBRs than me, so this is gonna be fun! now
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The Brothers Karamazov | Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Bookwormjillk We‘re getting there! 2d
Aimeesue So pretty! And not covered in blood at all! 2d
TheBookHippie @Aimeesue 🤣🤣🤣 2d
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Springtime Stories | Enid Blyton
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Sign ups still open until MARCH FIRST

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Sign up until March 1st. Send out to be received by the week of March 17-23!

Ostara & Spring
St Patrick's Day
Easter

All these things happen within a two week time span! All are natural world nature elements.

#NaturalitsyCardSwapSpring 💚💚💚

TheBookHippie @Readergrrl you forgot to put your address 😅🙃 2d
Readergrrl Oh dear! Can I access that form again? 2d
TheBookHippie @Readergrrl I have no clue 😅 non techie you can email me if not christinethebookhippie@gmail.com 2d
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Readergrrl @TheBookHippie Hi! I just resent the whole form. Sorry about the confusion!! 2d
TheBookHippie @Readergrrl no worries 🙃💚 2d
KadaGul @TheBookHippie A rough count up until now? 2d
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See you Sunday for the ending 👃🏼🗝️🌊💐

#SUNDAYBUDDYREAD 🤐🤫🤐🤫🤐

kspenmoll Beautiful images! 3d
Crazeedi In love with these gardens, wish mine looked like these! Magical 3d
TheBookHippie @Crazeedi I can‘t wait until I see green again! 3d
Crazeedi @TheBookHippie i do have green grass!! 2d
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English Bulldogs | Susan Heinrichs Gray
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@Hooked_on_books same problem over here… she‘s starving you know …🤪😅👀🙃♥️🐾♥️

Librariana What a cutie pie! 😍 3d
JenReadsAlot So adorable! 3d
Hooked_on_books I love it! And she looks even more determined than Bindi! 😂 3d
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TheBookHippie @Hooked_on_books anything for a cracker that she cannot have 🤣🤦🏻‍♀️ 3d
Aimeesue 🤎 🐾 🤎!!! 3d
AmyG Miss Winifred 👑 3d
AnnCrystal 💕🐶💝. 3d
vlwelser Queen 👑 3d
batsy 😆 Adorable 3d
IndoorDame 🐶🐾🥰 3d
ElizaMarie The baby! So cute! 3d
dabbe 🖤🐾🖤 3d
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#ChloeGongReadALong

March 02 - CH 1-12
March 09 - CH 13-26
March 16 - CH 27-40
March 23 - CH 41-52
March 30- CH 53- END

It‘s almost time ♥️⚔️🖤

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Pickpick

Beautiful poetry just gorgeous and the art as well.

So beautiful that I am speechless.
Should be in every school library and English classroom 6th grade on up. I personally would read it 3rd grade on up.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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When Spring Comes | Kevin Henkes
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Malcolm X Assassinated: February 21, 1965

IndoorDame Wise words! ✊🏼 4d
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Julia | Sandra Newman
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Yiddish with Dick and Jane | Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman
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ibbledick (IB-bl-dick) - Literally, "nauseated,"
"barfy." Vaguely unwell, out of sorts. N.B.: There is no Yiddish phrase for feeling "in sorts" Then again, there is no English phrase for it either, so never mind.

#weirdwordwednesday #yiddish

CBee Barfy 😂 I don‘t know why I giggled but I did 4d
TheBookHippie @CBee 🫣😅🤣 4d
Texreader 😂 4d
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1. 1999 😩😝🤦🏻‍♀️🫣😭

2. Current #whartonbuddyread The Mother‘s Recompense.

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 4d
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Diva: A Novel | Daisy Goodwin
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🎶 https://w.lnk.to/diva

So fun to have a playlist of one of my favorite opera singers tied to the fun book I just read 🎶🎤🎹🎵🎼 #TuesdayTunes

TieDyeDude Fun! I like when authors, movie studios, band, etc, go to the effort of making playlists to promote their projects/interests. 5d
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#MotivationalMonday @Cupcake12

1. Lots of reading 😅🙃🫣 amongst normal daily schedules…

2. Stevie Nicks(Fleetwood Mac) Silver Springs
Diana Ross Upside Down
Alicia Keys My Boo
Carmen McRae Sunday

3. Janis Joplin ✌🏼

Cupcake12 Great answers. Thanks for joining in and have a good week 💕 5d
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Third Gilmore Girl | Kelly Bishop
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Librarybelle Oh! Thanks for posting! 6d
CoffeeAndABook Oooooooh ☺️ this sounds so great 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 6d
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#hyggehour #hyggehourreadathon

Looking forward to this tonight 💚

All welcome !

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#SUNDAYBUDDYREAD MARCH

First part is A LOT! 😩🫣😅
May want to start take notes 🤷🏻‍♀️🙃🙂

Everyone welcome

Free copy https://archive.org/details/goldennotebook0000less_m4m3

vlwelser I got this giant doorstop from the library fully intending to start early. Which hasn't happened yet. 7d
Librarybelle I should start reading this early…but I probably won‘t. 😂 I am behind on this week‘s reading but should hopefully be done in time for the last discussion next week! 7d
vonnie862 I'm gonna skip this one. 7d
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mcctrish I ordered some tabs for this so I can mark things up 7d
E.Bolhafner What is this free women weeks. I don‘t understand this buddy read. Oh no! But this book is sitting on my shelf…. 6d
TheBookHippie @E.Bolhafner the link is to a free digital copy if you need it. The discussion for this book is held every Sunday in March, the dates and parts listed show what we are discussing which date. I post discussion prompts when I wake up Sunday mornings, EST . You‘re welcome to join us. 6d
AllDebooks Ooooh, count me in please. I've been meaning to get to this forever 6d
Kimberlone I need to start soon 😬 5d
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#SUNDAYBUDDYREAD

Well 🤷🏻‍♀️💕 we get to finish now. A lot to tie up yet!

Definitely a February light read. It‘s fun.

Happy Sunday !!! 💕💕💕

Any guesses on the end? Where‘s the aunt ?!?!

vlwelser Yeah. I'm just going to finish now. Or today anyway. 7d
IndoorDame Hoopla reclaims this tomorrow, so I‘ll be finding out what happens this afternoon 😁 7d
vonnie862 Hmmm...no idea but I do hope she gets her smell back. 7d
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AmyG I am curious….does she get her sense of smell back? Or does she just stay in love…and that‘s ok??? 7d
mcctrish @AmyG I just feel like it‘s a bit early for forever love 🤷🏻‍♀️ 7d
Karisa We better see this Aunt Bryony! 😂 7d
Sargar114 I‘m also wondering if maybe if Mim losing her skill has more to do with her relationship with Kali than Court, but maybe that‘s more the twist I want then what will actually happen. 7d
AmyG @mcctrish Ithought it was just falling in love….not necessarily forever. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 7d
mcctrish @AmyG I just think if you lose your nose it shouldn‘t be a flash in the pan love 🤷🏻‍♀️ 7d
AmyG @mcctrish Ha! Right? Who “knows”? 🤣 7d
julieclair I hope that somehow the curse gets broken, and both Mim and Byrony are able to have love AND their nose. 🤞 7d
CoffeeNBooks @IndoorDame Me too- my library download will automatically be returned tomorrow! 7d
DebinHawaii Hopefully it gets all wrapped up well. Other than hopefully Mim finding out not everything happens because of her/her families powers & the curse breaking, I‘m not sure what will happen but I agree with @Karisa we need to see Aunt Bryony! (edited) 7d
mollyrotondo I definitely want to meet the aunt and for her to show Mim and her mom that she didn‘t actually lose her sense of smell. Or maybe it‘s more about falling away from your family that causes the smell to go away. Maybe if her mom patches things up with the aunt her aunt will get her smell back. And maybe Mim stressing out about her mom being disappointed in her has caused her nose to stop smelling. Maybe they are misinterpreting the curse? 5d
TheBookHippie @mollyrotondo I think the mom is just bitter. 5d
mollyrotondo @TheBookHippie the mom is very bitter. Read a little more today but still don‘t understand the mom‘s deal yet 😆 4d
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#SUNDAYBUDDYREAD

Court cannot play well… or?!
He love whales more?!

He‘s so in love he can‘t play ?
Nothing unusual ?

vlwelser 😂 I must have missed this. 7d
IndoorDame @vlwelser ditto! 😂 7d
vonnie862 It's cute that he wants to be an oceanographer. 7d
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AmyG I think Court is coming into his own, realizing what he wants from life. 7d
mcctrish I know he loves whales but why can‘t he play ? Or he doesn‘t want to 7d
Karisa I think I must‘ve been so involved in Mim ignoring Kali, liking Court, deflecting Vicky, taking care of the plants, making the potion and tracking down Alice that I was not paying attention to the soccer game 😂 Court‘s not playing well?! Must‘ve been all those practices missed due to Mim! 😉 7d
Sargar114 🤷🏼‍♀️ 7d
CatLass007 @TheBookHippie Where does it say Court isn‘t playing well? The crowd is chanting his name, which seems like something people would do if he is playing well. 7d
julieclair I hope Court follows his dream to become an oceanographer. 7d
TheBookHippie @CatLass007 “the crowd, groans as Court‘s ball goes high missing the goal… “ end of ch 28. (edited) 7d
CatLass007 Okay, I do remember that. But one missed goal doesn‘t mean he‘s playing poorly, does it? I‘m not familiar enough with soccer to judge. 7d
DebinHawaii Hopefully he will follow his passion 🐋 rather than what he is good at despite his father or at least soccer is a means to an end for him. (edited) 7d
TheBookHippie @DebinHawaii me too!!! I love that he loves whales. 7d
TheBookHippie @CatLass007 yes. Especially for him. 7d
CatLass007 @TheBookHippie Hmmm. Thanks for clarifying. @DebinHawaii It seems like Court has a good head on his shoulders for the most part. It would be wonderful if he could have oceanography as his vocation while still having soccer as an avocation. 7d
mollyrotondo Court should be an oceanographer. And he missed soooo many practices. He mentioned that the coach would be mad at him. I think he doesn‘t care about playing and wants something else. 5d
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#SUNDAYBUDDYREAD

Mom doesn‘t answer emergency call..

Where is she- really??????

vlwelser Oh. Didn't think of this but what if she's testing Mim. Or hanging out with her sister. Or something. 7d
IndoorDame I know!!! But I guess this is how we get to meet her Aunt which Ive been dying for. 7d
vonnie862 @vlwelser ooh I didn't think about that! I was thinking that perhaps she had a lover. 7d
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AmyG @vlwelser I,too, was wondering if she was with her sister. I find the sister a huge mystery and wonder if she will make an appearance in the story. 7d
mcctrish She‘s off the grid for sure 7d
Karisa @vlwelser @vonnie862 Oooh, I didn‘t think of the mom going to Bryony or a tryst. I was thinking much more bleak things. I like your takes better! 7d
Sargar114 I was wondering if she was already on her way back. Seems like she‘s gonna have quite the mess to clean up. 7d
CatLass007 @vlwelser I was wondering if Mim was being tested… I had a crazy idea that the ENT is a possible love interest for the mom. 7d
julieclair I keep thinking the mom is going to show up at home unexpectedly. 7d
CoffeeNBooks Mim is very independent and responsible, but it doesn't seem like her mom would be completely out of contact like this. 7d
DebinHawaii It seems like a long time to be out of contact with your minor daughter when you are that far away unless she is headed back. But she seems less of a mother & like more of an employer with Mim anyway. I am really not a fan of the mother. 😡 7d
Read4life The mom being so controlling and then out of touch for so long just seems weird. But, I don‘t think she‘s got a man or has gone to visit Bryony. I think this is another example of Lee still finding her writing footing. 6d
TheBookHippie @Read4life I agree. It is interesting to see her journey. 6d
TheBookHippie @julieclair me too like surprise! 6d
BarkingMadRead Seriously. How do you leave your teenager alone while going out of the country, and not being reachable?!?! 6d
mollyrotondo I am also suspicious of the mother. Is it just Lee learning how to tell this story or is the mother up to something? I feel like she‘s been gone too long and not checking up on Mim that much so she could be trying to patch things up with sister. I don‘t know lol 5d
TheBookHippie @mollyrotondo @BarkingMadRead I do NOT like the mother AT ALL. 5d
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Mim-
Cannot SWIM ?!? What?
Court, a bee -seriously ?
Kiss of life 😘
Seaweed & The candy gram mystery solved…
They‘re in love 😉💕

Mim can‘t smell
Doctor says it‘s not a cold
Convenient an ENT appeared 😉

Thoughts ?

vlwelser Seems like a weird move by the author that she can't swim. The rest of this is turning into a hot mess. 7d
IndoorDame Can ENTs actually diagnose not a cold or allergies like that 😂 Not important. Why is her mother out of touch!? And why did she stop trying to call? 7d
vonnie862 Well, when you are very sheltered, there's a good chance you won't know how to swim. And yes, the ENT was very convenient. 7d
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TheBookHippie @vonnie862 we have that here too, it‘s why all third graders in public schools get free swimming lessons. We are surrounded by water. 7d
AmyG Is this one of her earlier stories? If so…you can see how she has grown as an author. I am liking this the least of her books, but not hating it. 7d
mcctrish @IndoorDame nothing is inflamed probably and I totally get why Mim can‘t swim - she only has one purpose in life ☹️ her mom has a sister that she has written out of her life because of losing her nose, there has to be some fear driven choices happening for her mom which can‘t end well 7d
mcctrish I thought that bee was a bit much 7d
TheBookHippie @AmyG I think it‘s her first 🙃 7d
Karisa @mcctrish The whole section was too much. Giving me stress just trying to follow all the Mim needs to do. Feeling a bit like when I used to play “Diner Dash” game on my phone 🏃🏻‍♀️🏊🏼‍♀️🐝😰⌛️❤️‍🔥😱😂 Too much! 7d
Karisa @AmyG @TheBookHippie Yes! Feels like an author still figuring things out but no one seems to be hating the book. Shows she‘s got talent for us to still care about the characters despite the book‘s under-bakedness 7d
Sargar114 This was just about the most ridiculous scene. I would have thrown the book if it wasn‘t my phone. 😒 7d
Sargar114 @TheBookHippie this picture, lol, chef‘s kiss 😚 7d
mcctrish @Karisa I remember that game 🤣🤣 who needs a game that amplifies day to day stress which maybe means Mim‘s nose is stressed and that‘s why she can‘t smell ? 7d
AmyG @TheBookHippie Then this makes sense…the coincidences, silly surfing scene. 7d
TheBookHippie @Sargar114 🖼️🏆🤣 7d
TheBookHippie @AmyG 2016 oops -Under A Painted Sky 2015 which is in next year‘s schedule. (edited) 7d
julieclair There was enough drama out there on (and off) that surfboard without adding a bee sting into the mix. Although it did provide a convenient reason for Mim to kiss Court. 🐝💋 (edited) 7d
CoffeeNBooks I feel like this part was just way too much convenient nonsense in order to move the story along. 7d
DebinHawaii Yeah, this whole part was too much crazy with the surfing & the bee & the kiss of life… 😳🤪 Hopefully Lee reels it all in by the end. 7d
BarkingMadRead This was a lot and I‘m not sure how I feel about it! 6d
mollyrotondo I also thought this was A LOT 😂 the swimming and the bee sting and them both dying out on the water and them kissing. I will say that I was impressed that Mim is not able to smell now so it looks like she‘s gone the way of her aunt. Which is a bold choice since she hasn‘t finished making any concoctions that she needs to fix all her mistakes lol it was a silly way to get there but I‘m glad we are dealing with a nose less Mim right now. 5d
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Pink box on the math teachers desk..
Alice pricey jeans ..
Game seats together with the family !
Court says maybe the math teacher IS okay for his mom …

Maybe the match is good?

vlwelser This book is going to sort itself out despite the best efforts of our protagonist. 7d
IndoorDame Mim did say this pair also smelled compatible (whatever that means) when she first dosed Court‘s mom accidentally 🤷🏻‍♀️ 7d
vonnie862 Maybe it was meant to be? The math teacher seems to be enjoying the attention. However, $400 for a pair of jeans?! Do they a butt lift? Why so expensive? 7d
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mcctrish Absolutely @vlwelser 7d
mcctrish @vonnie862 they are Frame or Paige or some other brand of jeans and they are probably awesome but still that‘s a lot of money 7d
AmyG I agree with @vlwelser everything will sort itself out. (edited) 7d
TheBookHippie @vonnie862 🫣🤷🏻‍♀️ it‘s a lot of money -phew.. 7d
Karisa Yep, feels like the math teacher and Alice are a good match. Should just leave them be. He‘s the customer and is happy. Mim has enough on her plate 7d
Sargar114 This seems like the classic YA problem of the MC kinda making a bigger deal of the situation than it is. But you don‘t really have a story otherwise. Like if they get along and are happy, is it really that bad. But love is messy and thinking about the whole thing feels a little gross. 7d
CoffeeNBooks Even though the math teacher was originally interested in the librarian, he seems fine with Alice's attention, so maybe that will work out for them. 7d
CatLass007 Mim is afraid of screwing up so many different things. It must have been extremely stressful to grow up and be homeschooled with an overbearing, unforgiving mother like hers. Knowing that her mother cut off all contact with her twin sister Mim is afraid of being cut out of her mother‘s life too. Her mother has never allowed Mim to have any friends except Kali, and the fact that she and Kali have become friends is just a fluke. Kali‘s (cont)⬇️ 7d
CatLass007 brother works for her mother. Kali works for her mother. It doesn‘t seem like her mother has any friends but Mim has found out what it‘s like to have friends and she wants more. Mim gets a glimmer of what it‘s like to have a life beyond what her mother has. 7d
julieclair I wonder if Mim‘s antidote will work, and Alice will lose interest in the math teacher? 7d
DebinHawaii Frederics & Alice seem like a good match. I think they both need someone kind who is interested in them & Ms. DiCarlo just doesn‘t seem that interested. 7d
BarkingMadRead They seem to work so well together, maybe he‘s good for her! 6d
mollyrotondo I think Alice and the math teacher are the real match. Mim is stressing because of her mom. Which needs to be addressed because Mim can‘t go on being afraid of her mom her whole life. 5d
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Not sure the school librarian wants a man.
Is definitely lost in her work.
Not sure what to think of her.

vlwelser I like her. She's so quirky. 7d
IndoorDame I‘ve been thinking the same thing. She‘s not pining for a relationship. Can‘t tell if she‘d be totally averse if one came along, but she seems good with her life as is… 7d
vonnie862 I feel like she has other things to sort out in her life before trying to settle down. But she seems to be interested in putting herself out there. Isn't she trying online dating? 7d
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mcctrish She seems to be totally wrapped up in her book and isn‘t really paying attention to what else is happening. I think the math teacher just wants love so let him have Alice ( she might be out of his league but he‘s kind and that is what she needs ) 7d
AmyG @vonnie862 Yes, I thought she was online dating, too. I stillthink she will get togeher with the math teacher….but organically. No Mimor online dating. But who knows? 7d
AmyG @vonnie862 Yes, I thought she was online dating, too. I still think she will get togeher with the math teacher….but organically. No Mim or online dating. But who knows? 7d
Karisa @vlwelser I like her too. Seems like she‘s the main character is her own book somewhere out there 😂 Totally oblivious to Mim and math teacher scheming 7d
CoffeeNBooks I'm confused by her, lol! She's only mentioned periodically, so I can't quite figure out her story yet. 7d
julieclair I think she and the math teacher would be good together, although I can‘t recall her expressing any real interest in him. Her book seems to be all-important to her right now. I‘m interested to see where this goes. 7d
DebinHawaii I assumed the “queries” that Ms. DiCarlo was talking about were for her book & Mim just thought she meant online dating. 🤷🏻‍♀️ I think she is totally wrapped up in getting published right now. 7d
Read4life I agree that she seems focused on other things and doesn‘t seem interested in her love life right now. 6d
mollyrotondo I thought the same thing! The math teacher is obsessed with getting married because his mom wants that for him. But the librarian does not seem to be interested in finding love and she definitely doesn‘t think twice about the math teacher. I don‘t think they are meant to be. I think Alice and the math teacher will naturally get together. 5d
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Kali
Disappears a bit ..

Knew Mim loved Court(!)

And she outs herself, very brave.

Mims Insecurity about their friendship - typical for high school?

What kind of friendship do they have ?

Also Vicky “it‘s so ….. gay” (?!?!?!?)
Ugh

vlwelser Vicky is such a troll. Kali needs to self care but it seems like she's doing that. 7d
IndoorDame Good for Kali! Vicki‘s response 🤬 Also, this isn‘t the first YA book I‘ve read in recent years where I wonder if I‘m missing something? I know I went through HS somewhere liberal 25 years ago, and teach elementary schoolers somewhere liberal now, but it seems like things have gotten better for queer students and I‘m reading books that portray it as worse??? 7d
TheBookHippie @IndoorDame it‘s very bad here. Way worse since 2016. 7d
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vonnie862 Kali is very brave and the fact that most of the students didn't fully react to her coming out shows that 1) they are accepting or 2) they didn't really hear her. However, there are always going to be bullies out there so I wasn't too surprised with Vicki's reaction. 7d
IndoorDame @TheBookHippie that‘s super upsetting! I know there are/have always been pockets of the country like that, but I hate to think they‘re spreading and/or intensifying 7d
mcctrish Kali is fierce and seems like she comes from a family that loves her as her so Vicky is a thorn in her side but isn‘t going to take her out. She told Mim not to get involved and Mim didn‘t listen so Mim should worry. But Mim has a mom who doesn‘t listen to her or even want to talk to her about what she wants so there‘s no support system built in for Mim. Mim‘s stress over Kali is warranted as her only friend but she could have more friends - 7d
mcctrish Mim is branching out more and more making connections 7d
mcctrish The anti rainbow group here 🇨🇦 is being fuelled by some staunch religious wingnuts - they pull their kids out of school at any hint of 🌈 but everyday is 🌈 day so jokes on them 7d
AmyG Kali is a brave young g woman…and I agree, she seems to have the support of her family. Yes, there are always haters but I know Mim will be there for her. I am in San Francisco now and it‘s just so nice to see people just being….people. The hatred inso muchof this country is just frightening. (edited) 7d
Karisa @mcctrish @IndoorDame I‘m at a school that‘s K-12 and teach middle schoolers. Being openly anti-LGBTQ+ feels rare, but we did have a mom threatening to pull her son from our school last week. It was like where will you take him? The whole school district just put up flyers about our upcoming pride celebration and has been happily declaring our ranking as one of the most diverse districts in the nation🤷🏻‍♀️😂 (Her son is delightful btw) 7d
Karisa Kali‘s a great character! Sometimes I feel like Mim is not a good friend to her. It makes sense with the story though, Mim hasn‘t had much practice at being a friend and as @mcctrish said her mom hasn‘t been a great model for it either 7d
Karisa @TheBookHippie 😢 2016, the 💩 that keeps on stinking. So ready for the US/world to start moving forward again! 7d
mcctrish @Karisa at my school it‘s some Muslims ( they don‘t attend the main mosque that‘s been here for like 100 years but some smaller ones ) and crazy Christians ( the ‘Christians‘ hate vaccines as much as rainbows, May their essential oils heal them) we all are stunned but happy they are at public school and not off at the private alternative where they‘d never be challenged 7d
TheBookHippie @Karisa I‘m ready for good instead of evil that‘s for sure. 7d
Sargar114 Kali is totally the best character in this book. I love that she took control back of her coming out story. Agree @Karisa that Mim isn‘t a very good friend to her, but does make sense with her limited social experience. 7d
Karisa @mcctrish Interesting! We have some of the CC‘s in our area that like to stand in public areas with bullhorns bugging everyone (not sure who they are hoping to convert that way 😂). This mom seemed to be lashing out from life stress (she‘s realizing her son needs SPED services and her husband‘s been in prison for murder…poor lady😬) Our school‘s director is openly gay so we don‘t have to worry about supporting all students as best we can🌈💗 7d
mcctrish @Karisa 😳 she‘s got her hands full 7d
CoffeeNBooks Kali is great! I love how she handled the situation. 7d
CoffeeNBooks I teach in a high school, and even though I'm in Florida where books are banned and we can't have anything with rainbows in our classrooms because it might possibly offend a parent, our students all seem to be really supportive of each other. I have hope for our future, even though Florida is currently broken. 7d
julieclair I love how Kali chose to tell her own coming out story, and in such a bold fashion. It‘s hard for bullies/mean girls to gossip behind your back when you‘re not hiding anything yourself. 7d
DebinHawaii Yes to all of this. Kali is my favorite. I like Mim but she does lack in experience & maturity & jumps in too quick with her gut reaction. Hopefully she learns from her mistakes. 7d
Read4life @julieclair I agree 100%. That was not only brave of her but smart and, I‘m sure, empowering. 6d
mollyrotondo I was so happy Kali came back! She was absent for a big chunk of this section. So happy she took the opportunity she had at the soccer game to take control of her story and remove power Vicky thought she had over her. Vicky is a real piece of work and needs to be put in her place. Mim didn‘t grow up going to school or having friends so I don‘t think she knows how to interact well with other people her age. She is socially awkward 5d
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Gilmore Girls: The Official Cookbook | Elena Craig, Kristen Mulrooney
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Friday Night Dinner 🍽️ #mtcookbook

Tamra That looks tasty! 1w
mabell Yum! I love chilaquiles! 1w
TheBookHippie @Tamra it‘s so good!!!! 1w
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Navalny: Putin's Nemesis, Russia's Future? | Jan Matti Dollbaum, Morvan Lallouet, Ben Noble
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"Everything will be all right. And, even if it won't be, we'll have the consolation of having lived honest lives." Alexei Navalny

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SamAnne Heartbreaking news. 1w
EKonrad 😢😢😢 1w
IMASLOWREADER scary but he was brave for speaking out knowing what could happen to him (edited) 1w
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#SUNDAYBUDDYREAD 🌊🐝🧁🎤🐳💐

See you SUNDAY 🫣

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Carmen | Georges Bizet
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#TLT

I read this as OPERA 🙃

1. Carmen
2. Phantom of the Opera
3. Macbeth

dabbe 🤩🤩🤩 I was hoping you'd share your favorite opera! I have never seen this one but will have to! Thanks for sharing! 🩷💜❤️ 1w
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Springtime Stories | Enid Blyton
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#NaturalitsyCardSwapSpring

Ostara & Spring💚

St Patrick's Day💚

Easter💚

All these things happen within a two week time span! All are natural world nature elements.

*No religiosity please -nature focus 🤍

📗💚📝 include a favorite poem and poetry book suggestion in your card✉️📗

Let the creativity begin!

💚✉️💚 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScf0SFAtfScWZ9N83wk4zlP9ALK5hhV1npCbSzE...

Everyone welcome 💚✉️💚

AllDebooks Yay, this brought me so much joy over December. I can't wait to celebrate the start of spring with you all 😍 1w
Deblovestoread These card swaps bring such joy! 💚🩷💚 1w
KadaGul @TheBookHippie I am so glad you decided to organize this swap. Im looking forward to it. 🍀☘️💚🌿🍃🌱🎋🪴#LOVECARDSWAPS 1w
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dabbe Thank you! 💚💚💚 1w
TheBookHippie Sign up until March 1st. Send out to be received by the week of March 17-23! (edited) 1w
BookwormAHN Yay! 1w
DebinHawaii Thank you for hosting another card swap! I have really enjoyed them! 🌱🌺🌿💚 1w
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Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas | Lynne Cox, Brian Floca
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#FOODANDLIT NEW ZEALAND BOOKS

Catsandbooks Looks great! 🇳🇿❤️ 1w
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Heidi | Johanna Spyri
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Lcsmcat Remember #theheidiproject from early Litsy days? I used to hunt up different editions in antique shops for @kasskho. Maybe I‘ll dig out my 1939 edition and finally read it. 😀 1w
TheBookHippie @Lcsmcat 💕💕💕💕💕 oh my goodness!!! Ha. 1w
mrp27 I‘ve never read it so I‘m really looking forward to it. 1w
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BarbaraJean Ooooh, a re-read of Heidi sounds delightful! Please do add me to your tag list for this one! 1w
tpixie @Lcsmcat what a fun project!!! 1w
tpixie @TheBookHippie I remember enjoying this as a child!! 1w
Lcsmcat @tpixie I have often wondered what the end result was of that project. 1w
tpixie @Lcsmcat it‘s sad when our fellow #Littens drop off the app and we don‘t have any other way to make sure they‘re OK 1w
Lcsmcat @tpixie Agreed! 1w
UwannaPublishme @mrp27 And I thought I was only one on the planet who hasn‘t read this yet!😅 Glad I‘m in good company! 1w
mrp27 @UwannaPublishme Yay! Glad I‘m not alone too. I loved the Shirley Temple movie growing up. 1w
UwannaPublishme @mrp27 We‘ll have to rewatch the movie after we finish the book. 😊 7d
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Valentines | Ted Kooser
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#VALENTINESCARDSWAP 💕♥️💕
#LITSYLOVE ♥️💕♥️

💌

Just wonderful 💕

Thank you all so much 💕💌💕

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy Valentine‘s Day 💞 1w
BookwormAHN 💕🩷💕 1w
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Valentines | Ted Kooser
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💕👩🏻‍🍳💕

dabbe Just lovely. Absolutely lovely. ❤️💜🩷 1w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️ 1w
mabell Yum! 1w
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A Wind in the Door | Madeleine L'Engle
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Cupcake12 💕❤️💕❤️💕 1w
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Untitled | Untitled
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😅🙃🤣🤣🤣😅😂👵🏼

AmyG Those were the days. 🤣 2w
Ruthiella ❤️❤️❤️Da doo run run, da doo run run 🎵🎶 2w
BeeCurious 🤣😅😂👍 It's only missing Donny Osmond for the perfect 1970s Valentine's trio. (edited) 2w
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LeahBergen Well, that‘s a blast from the past. 😆 2w
TheBookgeekFrau Omgomgomg!!!! Love this!!! And yes @BeeCurious Donny should be there 😁 2w
KristiAhlers I had such a hard core crush on shaune Cassidy. I never missed a Hardy Boys mystery and I had all his albums. Good times good times. 2w
TheSpineView I remember! I'm old!😩 2w
jdiehr This made my day! 😍 2w
dabbe #allthefeels! 🩷💜❤️ 2w
dabbe Well I was sixteen and sick of school … 2w
Graciouswarriorprincess This is perfect! Such a memory blast!💥 😍🥰 2w
TheBookHippie @dabbe I loved that song 🎶 2w
dabbe @TheBookHippie 🤩😍😘 2w
Aimeesue Oh, the hair! Pretty sure I had this issue. 😂😂😂 1w
Dragon Sean Cassidy ❤️🐉 1w
CarolynM The memories!🤣 1w
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BkClubCare I love 🥧 pie! 😄 2w
Catsandbooks ❤️🇳🇿 1w
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BkClubCare I ❤️ pavlova! Is there any other word that instantly makes a mouth water like saying outloud “pavlova”? 2w
LeeRHarry Ooh pavlova being from NZ is a contentious issue! 🤣 2w
TheKidUpstairs The best fish and chips I've ever had (and I've had LOTS) was in a little hole in the wall place in Christchurch. Our taxi driver who brought us into town from the airport gave us weird walking directions from our hostel to find it and it was so worth it! 2w
Catsandbooks Yum! 🇳🇿 1w
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LeeRHarry “Coffee “ and “Melbourne” go hand in hand ? 🤣 aah the friendly rivalry between NZ and Aus is very real 🤣 2w
CarolynM @LeeRHarry But we have to concede the Kiwis do coffee extremely well🙂 1w
LeeRHarry @CarolynM if we must 😆 1w
Catsandbooks ☕️🇳🇿 1w
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Love Poems | Pablo Neruda
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#weirdwordwednesday #valentinesday
#yiddish #wednesdayyiddish
Happy Heart Day 💕

The best person you can love is yourself 💕
Never forget that 💕

CBee Aw I love this ♥️♥️ 2w
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Piano Piano | Deborah Underwood
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TieDyeDude Thanks for the video! I love that composition. I'll definitely check out Khatia. 2w
TheBookHippie @TieDyeDude She is zen. 2w
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💕 Happy Galentine‘s Day 💕

IndoorDame One of my all time favorite quotes! ✊🏼💕 2w
ElizaMarie YES!!!!!! 2w
BookmarkTavern I love Lorde! Happy Galentine‘s Day! 💖 2w
dabbe ❤️💜🩷 2w
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Murder Road | Simone St. James
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Our JULY #SUNDAYBUDDYREAD ♥️

Nowhere close for me 😩

I preordered last year the minute you could 😂

I‘ll watch for deals 🙃

Hooked_on_books Virtual is near you 2w
TheBookHippie @Hooked_on_books 😅😂🙃🤦🏻‍♀️ yes. I‘d love to meet here and have her sign my book. 2w
Hooked_on_books Ah yes, it does make that bit a little tricky, doesn‘t it? I‘m sure she wouldn‘t find it at all creepy if you invited her over for a cuppa. 😬 2w
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Love Poems | Pablo Neruda
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1. My menu at the top I cook a big fancy dinner 💕
2. Tagged 📕 Love Poems https://a.co/d/gqbH0eL

#TWO4Tuesday

🍓 https://simplytodaylife.com/valentines-day-berry-punch-for-kids/
🥣https://www.onceuponachef.com/recipes/italian-wedding-soup.html
🍝 https://www.recipesfromitaly.com/lasagna-bolognese/
🍞 https://kristineskitchenblog.com/honey-yeast-rolls/
🍫 https://marshasbakingaddiction.com/easy-chocolate-pots-de-creme/
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TheSpineView That is a lovely tradition! Thanks for playing! 2w
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IndoorDame Those chocolate pots look sooooo amazing ♥️♥️♥️ 2w
TheBookHippie @IndoorDame my adult daughters favourite thing. I make them on holidays ♥️ 2w
IndoorDame @TheBookHippie lucky girl to have such a sweet mama ♥️ 2w
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