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Flippy the Fly and his animal friends share why they love books and invite readers to discover why they love books, too. A delightfully fun book that stimulates a love of reading in children ages 3 and up.
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I Love Books! | Doreen Ludka Maulhardt
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I will place my final book order before Brexit. No way to know when I can buy books smartly again. Let me know what I should buy! What have we been taking about to read? Suggest books I simply have to read!

EadieB Have you read: Sancti Trilogy by Simon Toyne
Ewert Grens by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom
Hannah Vogel by Rebecca Cantrell
Kate Burkholder by Linda Castillo
Nora Gavin by Erin Hart
Simon Serrailler by Susan Hill
Chief Inspector Mario Silva by Leighton Gage
Darby McCormick by Chris Mooney
The Gabriel Allon Series by Daniel Silva
Maggie O'Dell by Alex Kava
Penn Cage by Greg Iles
Reverend Clare Fergusson by Julia Spencer-Fleming
EadieB Series I want to read but have not started yet:
Commissario Ricciardi Series by Maurizio de Giovanni
Reykjavik Murder Mysteries by Arnaldur Indridason
Eddie Flynn Series by Steve Cavanagh
Ann Lindell Series by Kjell Eriksson
Mark de Castrique Burryin' Barry (6 bks), Sam Blackman Mystery (5 bks)
Alex Gray DCI Lorimer
Jorgen Brekke Inspector Odd Singsaker, Detective Felicia Stone
Anja DeJager Lotte Meerman
Adam Croft
Gerald Elias
Claire McGowan
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Tove_Reads @eadieb Thanks! Need to check these out tomorrow with a fresh pair of eyes! Luckily, I can easily get all the Nordic ones here. 1mo
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EadieB @Tove_Reads Some books I have found but have not gotten to yet. 1mo
BookwormAHN Preston and Child's Pendergast series or any of their books are good. 1mo
Andrew65 You‘re more hopeful about Brexit happening this month than I am! 1mo
Tove_Reads @andrew65 I can‘t take any risks when it comes to books 😂 1mo
TrishB Having a think! 1mo
gradcat Okay, are you referring only to American authors? @EadieB has given you lots of options, but if you are referring to certain areas of the world, let me know. I‘m not sure which authors will become difficult to find after Brexit. Meanwhile, @Andrew65 is cracking me up re the possibility of Brexit actually happening!! 😂🤣😂 1mo
Andrew65 @gradcat The country is in a total political mess, all out for themselves and not the best interests of the country. Whether you are in favour of Brexit or not a democratic vote went for it. Democracy in the U.K. is dead as the will of the people has not been actioned and not ever sure it will be. Can‘t see the point of ever voting again when democracy doesn‘t exist! @EadieB (edited) 1mo
Andrew65 Payne and Jones Series by Chris Kuzneski
Roy Grace Series by Peter James
John Rebus Series by Ian Rankin
DCI Ryan Series by L J Ross
Tony Hill / Carol Jordan Series by Val McDermid
Jack Brady Series by Danielle Ramsay
Tom Kirk Series by James Twining
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EadieB @Andrew65 The will of the people should prevail. If the majority voted to leave, then that‘s what should be done. 1mo
Andrew65 @EadieB Exactly! Some parties now talking about virtually annulling the rest and stopping Brexit. How can that be democracy! As I say doesn‘t matter whether for or against it, it was voted for! Very bad situation all round. I can see riots and civil disobedience ahead. 1mo
EadieB @Andrew65 That‘s not good! 1mo
Tove_Reads @andrew65 I‘ll join the rioters if I don‘t get my books 😂 1mo
Tove_Reads @gradcat Nordic books I can always get, but having problem with many others. Especially annoying when it comes to my reading the world challenge. Good thing is that I can order books to my friend‘s mother‘s address and he‘ll bring me the books four times a year. But, can‘t order 20 books there... 1mo
Tove_Reads @andrew65 @eadieb Should we find three new series for 2020, now that we are almost done with our three original choices? 1mo
Tove_Reads @andrew65 I bought Kuzenski, library has some. Read all Rankins. Reading James atm. 1mo
EadieB @Tove_Reads Should we do some of the Nordic authors since they would be easy for you to get? @Andrew65 1mo
Tove_Reads @eadieb I was thinking it would be nice to be more versatile. It wasn‘t our plan, but we‘ve been mostly reading British authors. Nothing wrong with it, there are many great ones, but why not mix it up a bit? Have you guys read Camilla Läckberg or Jo Nesbo? Been meaning to read both. @andrew65 (edited) 1mo
EadieB @Tove_Reads I‘ve read a few about 3 Nesbo books and own most of them and Lackberg‘s books too. I haven't read any Lackberg's and I think @Andrew65 has read a few of both. (edited) 1mo
Tove_Reads @eadieb Did we discuss jussi alder-Olsen at some point already? 1mo
Tove_Reads @EadieB Have you read Lars Kepler? 1mo
EadieB @Tove_Reads I have some of Jussi alder-Olsen and Lars Kepler and have wanted to read them too. Nesbo, Lackberg and these two would be great to read in 2020. Have to check with @Andrew to see if he can get these books too. 1mo
Tove_Reads @andrew65 Is totally out of loop right now and have no clue what we‘re trying to make him a part of 😂 @eadieb 1mo
EadieB @Tove_Reads He‘s busy working on the group read, Doomsday Key, on LibraryThing. He‘ll check in when he gets a free moment, I‘m sure! 1mo
Tove_Reads @eadieb I‘ve been wanting to read Indridason for years, but I can‘t get hold of his first book ☹️ 1mo
EadieB @Tove_Reads We can do him too when you get the book. I want to read him too! 1mo
Tove_Reads @eadieb Will have to look for it in some other libraries and second hand bookstores. 1mo
EadieB @Tove_Reads Ok so we will wait to see what Andrew thinks and you can let us know when you find the book. 1mo
Andrew65 @EadieB @Tove_Reads Well you have all been busy! Eadie is right the Group Read plus a few life issues personally and at work have limited my engagement recently with much of anything! I‘m happy to read some Nordic Mysteries. I‘ve wanted to read Jussi Alder-Olsen for some time. Read first two Camilla Lackberg books that I enjoyed. Also read first Nesbo book but didn‘t enjoy that as much but happy to give them another go. Not read any Lars Kepler👇 1mo
Andrew65 Or Indridason (or even heard of him or her). I‘d also like to read the Magnus Iceland mystery series by Michael Ridpath. Read the first one and really enjoyed it, who thought a mystery set in Iceland would have a strong Lord of the Rings element! Karin Fossum? Yrsa Sigurðardóttir? I also enjoyed the first one in the Kari Vaara Series by James Thompson. Will have to check which of these authors I can get hold of. @EadieB @Tove_Reads (edited) 1mo
Tove_Reads @andrew65 I‘ve read both Yrsa and Karin. I Could read the first two Camilla this year unless you want to reread them. All my friends are Raging about Jo and Harry Hole, so there must be something there! @eadieb 1mo
EadieB @Tove_Reads My first Nesbo book was The Snowman as they were not translated in order. That one was very good. I think the first book The Bat which @Andrew read was not the best as it is the first in the series. 1mo
Tove_Reads @eadieb @andrew65 I could read the first Nesbo this year as well. 1mo
Andrew65 @EadieB Yes it was the Bat. 1mo
EadieB @Andrew65 I also own some Ridpath, Fossum and Yrsa books so can read those too. Don't think I have any Thompson books but my library may have them. So whatever authors both of you can get is fine with me. @Tove_Reads. Yes, my library does have some Thompson books. (edited) 1mo
Andrew65 @EadieB 😱 An author that Eadie doesn‘t have in her library. 😂 This is a red letter day, that doesn‘t happen too often! @Tove_Reads (edited) 1mo
EadieB @Andrew65 Guess what! Just checked out the titles of James Thompson's books and I do own Snow Angels. I do remember you telling me that you read that one. lol @Tove_Reads 1mo
Andrew65 @EadieB Thought it was too good to be true! 😂 I really enjoyed that one. 1mo
EadieB @Andrew65 I had no idea that he was Nordic. I just picked up the book because it was a mystery. lol 1mo
Andrew65 @EadieB I think he was American, from memory, but a Nordic book as set in Iceland. 1mo
EadieB @Andrew65 Ok that explains it. Usually if they are Nordic they advertise that on the cover. 1mo
gradcat @Tove_Reads @EadieB @Andrew65 I would love to join in if you guys would have me. I‘ve read all of Jussi Adler-Olsen, some Lackberg, some Indridason, some Siguroardottir, all of Nesbo, some Fossum & one Yrsa. None of the others mentioned by Andrew...are we still reading Cara Black? I don‘t normally read mystery/thriller series by American authors, except for Karin Slaughter. Btw Andrew, didn‘t you guys have foreign influence in your Brexit vote?... 1mo
gradcat @Andrew65 ...like we did in our 2016 Presidential vote? 1mo
EadieB @gradcat Wow! You read all those! That's impressive! Yes I am still going to read Cara Black too! (edited) 1mo
Andrew65 @gradcat Who knows what went on around that Brexit. But foreign interference seems to be a given these days. Impressive reading and we‘d love to have you with us. And yes still progressing through Cara Black. 1mo
gradcat @EadieB & @Andrew65 Thanks very much you two...I would really love to join in on the ones I haven‘t read, and I might read some of the others that @Tove_Reads mentioned that I haven‘t read as well. Okay great re Aimée LeDuc...getting ready for 1mo
gradcat @EadieB I used to read so much & so fast...and I always wanted to read my favorite genre, detective novels, yet I only wanted to read the ones set in other countries...that‘s why I‘ve read so many of those. I‘m a much slower reader these days...so old!! Ha ha! No seriously, I just can‘t read as fast as I used to, but that‘s okay...I really take in more detail now. 1mo
EadieB @gradcat I can‘t read fast as I love all the details and especially if I love the author‘s writing then I want to read every word! 1mo
Andrew65 @gradcat Yes next Cara Black starts Tuesday 22nd. @EadieB @Crazeedi @Tove_Reads Anyone I‘m missing off for the Cara Black Books? 1mo
Andrew65 @gradcat I tend to read about 40 - 50 pages an hour depends on book. With work commitments limited reading time, so possibly read a bit faster. My wife who is older than me and doesn‘t work Reads at a much steadier rate (just like Eadie) but picks up so much more. @EadieB is a total reading machine. 🙌🙌🙌😱 She does Read at a steady pace but always amazed the amount of hours she can read each day. 1mo
Andrew65 @gradcat When off work and recovered from tiredness I can read anywhere between 7 and 10 hours if nothing else happening and tend to read between about 400 and 500 pages. According to my app, up to midnight last night (13th) I had read 3654 pages this month but been a particularly difficult month. Keep hoping my luck will turn around. @EadieB During #24B4Monday Readathon tend to fit in around 24 - 26 hours. 1mo
Crazeedi @Andrew65 I'm in for whatever you all decide to read, I just need to know to find the books. Right now I've been caught up with Camilleris books, I'm actually making an order for number 18to 24 since my audiobooks stopped at 17. @Tove_Reads of course I'm going to recommend Donna Leon's Brunetti series, and Martin Walkers Bruno chief of police series. Also Camilleris as I've already said. Doesn't the Book depository send books all over the world👎 (edited) 1mo
Crazeedi @Tove_Reads with free shipping? Why will it be a problem to get books? Anyway, I'm game for whatever. There are other books I'd recommend but having brain bleep right now 1mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi You have just zoomed through Camilleri. I joined a new library on Saturday 25 miles away and these now give me access to most of the Donna Leon books online. 👏👏👏👏😍. I really enjoyed the first one. 1mo
EadieB Karin Fossum - 13 (Inspector Sejer) + 2 Standalone
Jo Nesbo - 12 (Harry Hole) 2 (Blood on Snow) + 3 Standalone
Arnaldur Indridason - 11 (Inspector Erlendur) + 2 ( Flovent and Thorson) + 1 S/A
Henning Mankell - 11(Kurt Wallander) + 14 Standalone
Lisa Marklund - 11 (Annika Bengtzon) + 1 Standalone with James Patterson
Camilla Lackberg - 10 (Patrik Hedstrom) + 2 Standalone
Maj Sjowall - 10 (Martin Beck)
Hakan Nesser - 10 (Inspector Van Veetere) + 2
EadieB Jussi Adler-Olsen - 8 (Department Q) + 2 S/A Kjell Eriksson - 7 (Ann Lindell) LarsKepler-7(DetectiveInspectorJoonaLinna) James Thompson - 5 (Inspector Vaara) JorgenBrekke - 4 (Odd Singsaker) + 1 S/A 1mo
Tove_Reads @Eadieb I‘m up for everything but Marklund and Markell. Remember them still well. The others I haven‘t read that much. Anne Holt is also good, but I‘ve read all of those too. Pekka Hiltunen is good as well. Leena Lehtolainen is very popular too. Sadly, my two fave Finnish authors have not been translated. (edited) 1mo
Tove_Reads @Crazeedi I tend to order 20 books at a time from GB. If there is a no deal between GB and EU it‘s impossible to say when things get fixed and what‘s going to happen. Now it‘s internal market so no extra taxes, customs etc. 1mo
Tove_Reads @andrew65 @Crazeedi @gradcat Can you check the list above by @EadieB and see if you can get hold of these series? 1mo
Crazeedi @Tove_Reads I will check this list and see. I've been busy getting ready for trip. I'll be gone next week, will try to see who I can find and I'll check in as I can! 1mo
Crazeedi @Andrew65 I am in love with Camilleri, I'm ordering the rest of the series, and I am going to pay for a subscription to watch the Italian series. I found it online through a service, its subtitled but looks good. And I read they follow the books well. Also the director was friends with Camilleri! 1mo
Crazeedi @Tove_Reads @gradcat @EadieB @Andrew65 I'm ready for this reading group whatever you all decide! I'm going to investigate these new to me authors so I'm better informed! 1mo
Crazeedi @Andrew65 also I make a point not to reread, but I'm going to reread Camilleri and Leon's series. Glad you found brunetti! They get better as you go, trust me, the first one was good, but they get soooo much better 1mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi In that case look forward to getting to rest of them. 1mo
gradcat @Tove_Reads Okay, I‘ve mentioned before that I read all of Nesbo & Mankell, but any of the others are fine and easily obtainable for me. I‘m up for any of these. @Andrew65 I can‘t find Inspector Montalbano series...where did you find it—I‘m jealous!! 1mo
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This hasn't happened before - its only July!

I credit #readingretreat earlier in the year and the current #bfc both of which have demanded I carve out protected reading time - YEAH!!!!

AmyG 🙌🏻 4mo
wanderinglynn 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🎉🙌🏻 Awesome! 4mo
sudi 🎉👏🎉👏🎉👏🎉👏 4mo
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DGRachel I'm 10 books shy of my goal of 100 for the year, which is crazy to me. Pre-Litsy, I was lucky to get through 24 books in a year! 4mo
Mitch @DGRachel I‘ve had 52 as a goal for a few years now - pre Litsy my Bookclub girlfriends would make sure I got very skinny books in our secret Santa because the last week of December was always a mad reading time to hit the goal. Now I‘m in cruise control! 🤣 4mo
DGRachel That awesome! 😂 4mo
Crazeedi Great job!! Whoohoo!!❣🎉🎉 4mo
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1. I can't exactly answer that question! The main characters of the book, a fascinating story, a beautiful literary text, ... It's magic, something intangible! ❤📚
2. I'm an unstable collector! 😲 Today I want to collect bookmarks, before I loved stickers, and what I want tomorrow, I don't know!
3. Unfortunately I don't! (To be honest, I don't really like cooking. But I love to eat! 😋)
4. No, but I like to read poetry sometimes!
5. @kezzlou85 😉

Erofan @Violetta , thanks for the tag! ❤❤❤ #wondrouswednesday @Eggs 😘🤗 6mo
Eggs It sure is intangible magic!!! 6mo
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A great compilation of Brick from The Middle TV show & his love for books. He's definitely a Litten!


Leftcoastzen Love it ! 7mo
JoScho Love Brick and this show 7mo
kyraleseberg I miss this show so much! *whoop* 7mo
Eggs Adore this show 7mo
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One of the clinics I go to has a “getting to know you” sheet on all the staff hanging up in the break room which has people list their favorites in different categories. Something tells me this person & I don‘t have a lot in common. Also, out of 13 people only one had reading as a hobby 😕

cobwebmoth That's sad. 7mo
SaturnDoo Even though I lived in Nebraska for a short time I'm not a Huskers fan and No books 😐 2 strikes. Definitely not a lot in common in with me. 😂🤣 7mo
ShyBookOwl 😞 7mo
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Lcsmcat “Outlet Malles?” Maybe if he read a book, he could spell. 7mo
DGRachel Am I the only one who finds the “who has time to read” comment extremely insulting? 7mo
Zelma @Lcsmcat it looks like Outlet Mall(s) to me. Snark away on the book response though! 7mo
Amandajoy @DGRachel I thought so too. Don‘t think that person & are going to be friends either @SaturnDoo 7mo
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Linsy Truth! 🙌🙌🙌 9mo
DimeryRene Same! I get on Litsy when stressed or Pinterest and get lost in book photos. That‘s what I‘m doing now. Taking a break from work! #stressfulday 9mo
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Finished in the nick of time! #24in48 @24in48

3 books finished: Murder on the Orient Express, Dry, My Plain Jane (and almost finished with Fingersmith, although I was already halfway through it before the readathon started)

LauraJ 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 10mo
CaroPi 🎉🎉🎉🎉👻👻👻 10mo
Kalalalatja Yay! 🎉🎉🎉 10mo
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catebutler So impressive!! 👏🏼 10mo
GypsyKat Congratulations!!! 🎉📚🎉📚 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm Woot woot! 🎉 10mo
Bookworm83 Awesome!! 📚🎉📚🎉📚 10mo
Megabooks 🎉🎉👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻📚📚🥳 10mo
LMJenkins Good job! 📚⭐️✔️ 10mo
JazzFeathers Well, that's marvellous!!!! 10mo
Christy2318 Yay! 10mo
sprainedbrain Woohoo!!! 🎉🎉 10mo
PurpleyPumpkin Congrats!🎉 10mo
Kaye 🌟 10mo
Jas16 🎉🙌🏽📚🥳 10mo
Librarybelle Hooray...congratulations! I have My Plain Jane, thanks to OwlCrate. I hope to read it this year! 10mo
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Books I've got left to read in the three series I'm currently reading. Love having loads of books to look forward to reading 😍📚

I Love Books! | Doreen Ludka Maulhardt
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I mean, I love shoes, definitely. But books... books I cherish ❤

julesG Truth! 13mo
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When I‘m asked what‘s my favorite book 📖 , I don‘t have an answer. I love to read.

CoffeeNBooks 😂🤣😂🤣 1y
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True story. #booksmakemehappy

vkois88 🙋🙋🙋🙋 Guilty!!! #SorryNotSorry (also, how come that emoji is ONLY in boy form???) 1y
Whimsical.Curiosity Haaaaa so true! 1y
jmofo This was me yesterday. 1y
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This showed up on my news feed on Facebook and I just love it! ❤️

Wan.der.love So true ❤️ 1y
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Has anyone else noticed that more and more often hardback books ( which cost a lot) have cheaper paper on the inside?

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Do you like to curl up with a book and read? Are you always looking for new book recommendations? Do you like to share your thoughts about the book you are reading? Join the Litsy community to make new friends, learn about new books, have fun and share your love of reading with others around the world! ❤️📚 What a fun giveaway @Kaye #100k

Kaye Very good ! Thanks for playing. 1y
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BookBabe These are great! 🙌🏻 I especially love #38 😂 1y
avgeyer @BookBabe that was my favorite too 😂😂 1y
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YAS. Sooo much YAAAAS!

KarenUK I love Julia Donaldson‘s children‘s books..... 💕 1y
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Thank you, @cobwebmoth for this giveaway opportunity! I would choose the box of goodies.


cobwebmoth Thanks for entering! 2y
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I was so excited to get my package off in the mail, I kind of forgot that I‘d get one, too! Then this came today! #funinthesunsummerkickoffexchange #litsymail @BookaholicNatty

BookaholicNatty @Djspens yay yay yay!!!! This is soooo fun! I can‘t wait until opening day to see what everyone got! I know your match will be so excited to get your box too! ❤️❤️ 2y
Wonderwoman89 Did you open it? 2y
Djspens @Wonderwoman89 I did!! And loved it! Wasn‘t home long today so will post a pic tomorrow! 2y
RadicalReader @Djspens nothing better than receiving mail after you‘ve realized you sent mail out gotta love when mail comes full circle the gift of giving never dissolves 2y
Djspens @RadicalReader so true! This is such a fun group to he part of! That was my first exchange. I'm going to have to up my game next time, I love seeing what everyone received, such thoughtful gifts! 2y
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Happy Wednesday fellow Littens! Sooo I think it‘s safe to say I have a problem LOL @MicrobeMom told me about this awesome thrift store about 15 minutes from my house and they had sooooooo many books it was insane! I got all of these for $26 dollars!!! Crazy right?? If you live near the Philadelphia area definitely check of Heavens Treasures thrift store! See any good ones you have read in the pile?

Maike Guernsey 😍 2y
everfree7 What Alice Forgot! And Jhumpa Lahiri! 2y
Jenny Thrift store book shopping is the best. 2y
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BiblioLitten So many good titles😍 2y
wanderinglynn That‘s a fabulous haul and a fantastic price! 2y
Dragon Wow! Fabulous haul! 2y
Cinfhen OMG!!! So many good finds!!! You gotta take me when I‘m in Philly 2y
MicrobeMom Wow! These look great! Definitely going tomorrow! 2y
Dana1084 Nice haul!! I will definitely check them out sooon! 2y
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Finally had a chance to open my #easterbookswap from @TheBookHippie and am soooooooo psyched!!! I LOVE the bag- I‘ve been eyeing it for awhile. 😊 I don‘t even know where to begin with the books! I want to lock myself away and devour them!! And my kids are very excited about the Bunny book and have gotten very in to graphic novels- can‘t wait to introduce them to Anne Shirley that way. Thank you SO much!!

TheBookHippie Oh yay!!!!!!!!!! I love everything I need to take pics!!!!! Litsy kept going down !!! Thank you sooooo much my grandson stole all the fun things!!!! Ha! 2y
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The prompt today for #marchinbooks is #booklover 👍💗👍 @maich

RachelO Love the photo! 2y
Cathythoughts ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Chasing_Pages Love it ❤️ 2y
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#bookishtee alert - #teefury has a cute bookish tee on sale today. 😃

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My kiddo had an assignment in history (we were learning about the printing press and early printing in America) about "how being able to read helps you". She wrote this entirely without input from me. ???? #raisingreaders #homeschooling #nevermindthespelling

Simona ❤️❤️❤️Sweet! 2y
Hooked_on_books That‘s a page to be proud of! 2y
LittlePixels @Simona Thanks 😊 2y
LittlePixels @Hooked_on_books I really am! :) It took me three kiddos to finally get one that is a real book lover like me, and I'm so thrilled! 💕 2y
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Opened my #botm today (Red Clocks) and am sweet on the new look of the packaging...including the friendly reminder to recycle. ♻️ #savethetreesformorebooks

croberts51 I picked that book this month too! I‘m excited to get into it! 2y
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Don‘t forget - Book GoGo‘s are still 10% off until Sunday night Australian Time - lots in the shop ready to go so treat yourself http://etsy.me/2mCAIMW

BookishMarginalia Oh my god that sloth! It‘s my spirit animal! 💜💜💜 2y
BookishMarginalia Ordered (the sloth and 2 others 😍) 2y
BookGoGo I can‘t tell you how excited I am to be sending something to you @BookishMarginalia I love the sloths they are ❤️❤️❤️ perfection 2y
BookishMarginalia I‘m very excited! 2y
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YThe Nightmare #bookgogo are now in stock - not pre-order any more. If you are looking for something festive then check it out http://etsy.me/2yDfGiz

LeahBergen Hi! Will you be getting more of the Balzac Vintage fabric? I wanted to order one in the large size. 😊 2y
BookGoGo @LeahBergen oh thanks for letting me know, hadn‘t realised the Large was out of stock, it‘s updated now as in stock, have a few cut and ready to sew 😊 2y
LeahBergen Yay!! I'm heading over there now. 👏🏻 2y
BookGoGo @LeahBergen awesome! Thanks Leah 😍👍🏻😊 2y
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The San Francisco Library Big Book Sale always kicks off fall for me. I'm ready for cool weather, sweaters, and lots of reading. ❤️

I Love Books! | Doreen Ludka Maulhardt
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So excited to participate in @BookishMarginalia 's #HalloweenGoesPostal ! Yay for the #FallBookExchange! (Check out her page for all the details).

Reviewsbylola 🍂🎃👻 2y
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Robothugs I love this. 2y
Sace ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Cathythoughts This is great ❤️love it 2y
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I Love Books! | Doreen Ludka Maulhardt
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I Love Books! | Doreen Ludka Maulhardt
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BOOKSHELF UPDATE!!! While just about everyone was doing #24in48, I was redoing my bookshelves (& putting together new ones) to make more room for books. BUT I filled the shelves with the books I already had that were in stacks on the floor... #bookwormproblems #defineproblem

I Love Books! | Doreen Ludka Maulhardt
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Tomorrow I will be hosting a Mystery Book Exchange. Each person is bringing a gently used book, wrapped in plain paper with clues on the outside. We'll choose numbers. The 1st person picks a book from the table. Person #2 can "steal" person #1's book or pick a different book & so on until everyone has a new book. Then we'll open & reveal our new choice. There will also be a magazine exchange table. These are some decorations. Wish me luck! ☺️

DebinHawaii Fun! Good luck! 😀👍 2y
LauraBeth Sounds like a lot of fun! 2y
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christineandbooks That sounds like such a fun idea! Have fun! 2y
kspenmoll Sounds lime fun, enjoy!! 2y
Peddler410 Love that idea! Have fun. 2y
Nikki15 Sounds great! 2y
Wife Wonderful idea!🌹 2y
KCorter What a fun idea! 2y
DivineDiana This is so cool! 😎 2y
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You guys!!! 😊 I've been a part of this beautiful Litsy community for three weeks and it is amazing! You are all so supportive and uplifting, and I just love my new social media home. ❤️❤️❤️

Jas16 Yay!👏📚🎉 3y
Dragon 😀👍🎉 3y
HotMessJess This community is so awesome!! Totally brought back my love of books and is so uplifting! Love it! 3y
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rubyslippersreads 🎉📚🎉📚🌟🦄🦄🦄 3y
TrishB 👍🎉😀 3y
JessClark78 🎊🎉🎉📚👍 3y
Bibliogeekery 🎉🎉🎉 3y
BestOfFates Woot!! 3y
Ms_T Huzzah! 👏🏻🎉📙 3y
julesG Congratulations! 👏👏 3y
writerlibrarian 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3y
kspenmoll Congrats!!!!!🎉🎉👏👏💃🏼💃🏼 3y
Lmstraubie 🙆🙆🙆 3y
stacybmartin Yay - congrats!! 🎉📚🎉👏🏼 3y
GypsyKat Congratulations!🎈🎉🎊 3y
Gissy Congratulations! 🎉🎉🎉🎉👏👏👏👏📚📚📚❤ 3y
Suet624 💕💕💕❤ 3y
hes7 Yay! 🎉 3y
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Litsy has helped me to broaden my reading. I have tried several books that I would never have picked up on my own and really liked. I also love having a comfortable place to talk about something I'm so passionate about with people who are just as passionate. #jennasfinalproject @pocketmermaid

GypsyKat 💗💗💗 3y
TheBookAddict 🙌🏽💕📚💕 I feel the same way! 3y
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I know I don't NEED anything, but....

MyNamesParadise Omg this is why I avoid Target. I'd buy everything in their book aisle!! 3y
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Books are so awesome♡

BarbaraTheBibliophage 🤣🤣🤣🤣 3y
Bookzombie I love this every time I see it. 😂 3y
Jaimelire 😂 3y
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It's a gross and gloomy day out, so I've got my bookish pins on for a little extra pep. Let's go teach some ENGLISH! 😁 (And yes, that blinding white corner is my skin. Eventually, I'll go outside...)

readordierachel Love those! 3y
398.2 I need that book dragon pin. It's awesome!!! 3y
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Bwahahahaha! Who is with me?! #truestory #booklover #bookworm

ReadingSusan 😂😂 3y
rubyslippersreads Story of my life! 😹 3y
TheWordJar 🙋 I maybe might be able to possibly relate... 3y
Suet624 😂😂😂😂 3y
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BooksForEmpathy Hah! I went to high school (and Middle and I'm pretty sure elementary) with this author. I like this one!! 3y
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I couldn't help it. Tink was staring down at my iPad, so I clicked the camera. If you follow me on Instagram (@suzzemom) I posted a video of her tail wagging. I need to go read. #Tink #catsoflitsy

Reviewsbylola 😻😻 3y
LauraBeth Awwww 😻😻 3y
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EmilyChristine Cute kitty! 3y
kylienoele 😻😻😻 3y
Hooked_on_books I love how this perspective makes her look gigantic 3y
DebinHawaii 🐱❤️Oh Tink! 😹 3y
Dragon 😻 3y
Jinjer Sweeeeeet!!!! 3y
RadicalReader @Suzze what's your favorite photo of Tink? 3y
Suzze @RadicalReader I have one from the Rescue that was online at Petfinder. That is how I first saw her. It's a long story. I'll have to send the pic from my computer to my tablet. When I do, I'll tag you and tell the story! 3y
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So I like surprises so I'm not going to tell who won #booklove17, but I'll show you the envelopes. The bigger envelope is #1. I'll let the winners post the prizes when they get them. BTW #3, #4, and #5 all have an envelope like #2.

Kalalalatja You really know how to keep the excitement going 😄 3y
sprainedbrain I just think it's awesome that you're giving prizes for something I love to do anyway. Your photo challenges are fun! 3y
Lizpixie Doesn't matter to me about the prizes, I love that the challenges makes me look at my library a different way, and to find books I'd forgotten I had. Thankyou for all the work you put into every challenge you do.👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 3y
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Larkken I agree with the other comments! I'm humbled by your dedication and obvious enjoyment of other people's live of books. 3y
LeahBergen You are just so amazing! Your challenges make Litsy an even brighter place. 😘 3y
josie281 I fully agree with @Lizpixie !! The challenges make me think about my library and bookish things in a new light. Bravo to you, @LibrarianRyan !! 👏 3y
Smangela 😍those envelopes are gorgeous 3y
Bookzombie Thanks for all of the fun! I love your challenges. 🦄⭐️💟 3y
tpixie Awesomeness!!! 3y
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#riotgrams Day 5: #bookishgoods
Some days I let everyone know that I'm a big book nerd by saying it with a shirt.

TobeyTheScavengerMonk Never seen the Reading Rainbow shirt before. That is awesome! 3y
diovival @TobeyTheScavengerMonk Thanks! I got it from Woot. 3y
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