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My March #bookspinbingo board!
1 bingo
2 classics (4 if you count The Godfather and the Agatha Christie)
My #bookspin and #doublespin both read
1 non-fiction
2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ reads

I‘m excited that I‘m on track for the book challenges I set at the beginning of the year after a not-great 2022. Looking forward to April!


TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Fantastic month!! 8mo
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March Reads. Most I‘ve read in 2 1/2 years. Feels good to be reading again. #marchreads

Favorites of the Month: My Body, The Space Between Worlds, The Golden Couple, Empire of Pain.

Kristy_K @CoverToCoverGirl I know! It made me angry and sad that the greed of a family could cause an epidemic. 8mo
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#MarchMadness2023 #BookSpinBingo #SeriesLove2023

I have read 12 books in March and got 1 Bingo.

TheSpineView Well done! 8mo
EadieB @TheSpineView Thanks! 8mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Fantastic month!! 8mo
Andrew65 That‘s brilliant! Well done and thanks for playing along 👏👏👏 8mo
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Books and Audiobook I have read and listened to, so far this month😊 5 books!
Reading: 'A Sorrow Called Sarah'
Listening: 'The Goodmothers'

@Andrew65 @DieAReader

DieAReader 🥳🥳🥳 9mo
Andrew65 Doing brilliantly 👏👏👏 9mo
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 9mo
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Goals: read the corresponding books for- #TBRTarot, #Bookspin, #SundayBuddyRead, #GoldenAgeCrimeClub and #ChunksterChallenge (hopefully finish Kristen Lavransdatter).



DieAReader Best of luck! Enjoy💜🤓📚 9mo
Crazeedi Great goals!! Hope all is well!! 9mo
AmyG @Crazeedi All is good. Hope you are well, too. 😘 9mo
AmyG @DieAReader Thank you!!! ❤️ 9mo
Andrew65 Best of luck 😍 9mo
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This is my starting plan for #MarchMadness, although I am sure as usual I will occasionally veer away from this list. Going freestyle so not setting a target, but would like to read at least 25 books.

But main aim is to get my reading mojo back which has really hit the buffers in the second half of February.

@DieAReader @Ghabi4Roses

#AuthorAMonth #SeriesLove2023 #Chunkstersof2023 #OffTheShelf2023 #ReadingTheAmericas2023 #BacklistReadathon

DieAReader Best of luck my friend🤓📚💜💃🏻 9mo
julesG Best of luck! You've chosen lots of interesting books. 9mo
Bookwormjillk Good luck 🍀 9mo
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Librarybelle Impressive list! Good luck! 9mo
TheSpineView The list looks good and I have no doubt you will rock this!📖💗📚📚📚 9mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Enjoy!! 9mo
AnnR Hope this gets you back in the reading groove. Good luck! 🙂🌷 9mo
Crazeedi Some great books Andrew, always loved Michener, Williams. 9mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi Years since I read Michener. 9mo
Andrew65 @Ann_Reads Thanks been a funny few weeks where just feel flitty and as off Centre. It will turn around. 😁

Not flirty as it was autocorrected to at first 🫣😂
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kspenmoll Good luck!!! 9mo
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🍀 Goals for #MarchMadness 🍀

—clear my March #BookSpinBingo board
—finish reading the books on my January/February #BookSpinBingo boards
—clear my #BOTM backlog
—have at least 75% of my books read in March be books I own

Probably being too ambitious for a month that‘s going to be crazy, but we‘ll see. 🤷🏼‍♀️

Andrew65 Great goals, especially the last one. I need to do that more! Good luck 😁 9mo
DieAReader Wow those are awesome goals! I can‘t wait to see all your updates!🤓📚💜 Good luck & have a great time💜 9mo
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#MarchMadness #BookSpinBingo #SeriesLove2023

These are the books I will be reading in March 2023.

DieAReader Looks good! Good of u to join us🤓📚😁 9mo
EadieB @DieAReader Thanks! 9mo
TheSpineView There are some great books on the list. Even Michener's Hawaii. I read that years ago. 9mo
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 9mo
EadieB @TheSpineView I'm listening to the audiobook. 9mo
Andrew65 Some great choices as always. 😁 9mo
EadieB @Andrew65 Thanks! 9mo
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Here are the Bingo Cards created for the #marchmadness readathon hosted by @andrew65 @GHABI4ROSES and @dieareader

Andrew65 Thanks for sharing 😍 9mo
DieAReader Fantastic! Ty!!💜💜 9mo
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These are the 2 optional Bingo Cards you can use to run alongside the #MarchMadness Readathon. You can use either Bingo Card, or both, & are totally optional for the Readathon but we know some of you love a good Bingo!

They have the same prompts but have different layouts. Who‘ll be the first to complete a line, or even the whole Bingo card?

This is the link to the main #MarchMadness Readathon post https://www.litsy.com/web/post/2555149

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MittenGirlPeach This is fabulous! Definitely in for all of it. How very fun. 9mo
Andrew65 If you want taking off this tagging list or added to it then please do let me know. 😁 9mo
TheAromaofBooks I'm such a sucker for bingo!! 9mo
TheSpineView Since I am a mood reader it is difficult to get h8ngos. However, I'll try my best. 9mo
AnnR I already chose and saved one version, while trying to be strategic about it. A few prompts will be very challenging. 😬🌞😉 9mo
Andrew65 @TheSpineView I‘m the same I read books and then see if they fit 😂 9mo
Andrew65 @Ann_Reads Yes some quick wins, but others that will be more challenging. 9mo
Andrew65 @TheAromaofBooks 😂 Good luck 😎 9mo
DieAReader @Andrew65 @TheSpineView 💜Same here with the reading then prompts fit in🤓📚 9mo
CoffeeNBooks Yay! Looks like fun! Thanks so much for putting this together! 9mo
Clwojick This is a great addition! Off to add it into my BUJO! 9mo
Deblovestoread I‘m so excited for this. March is always a busy month but this will give me a few minutes each day to relax. My reading will be freestyle and I‘ll be playing along with bingo. Thanks for the fun! 9mo
TheBookHippie Yay!! 9mo
Allylu Oh, you know I‘m in! 9mo
Andrew65 @CoffeeNBooks We love hosting these, and pleased to hear people enjoy them. 9mo
Andrew65 @Clwojick Love seeing your BUJO posts. 9mo
Andrew65 @Deblovestoread Great to hear you are looking forward to it. 9mo
Andrew65 @TheBookHippie Great to have you with us 😁 9mo
Andrew65 @Allylu Would be shocked if you weren‘t, have fun. 9mo
Cinfhen Great idea, Andrew! Looks like lots of fun but I‘m traveling in March and trying to keep myself commitment free 😁 9mo
julieclair I love the idea of 2 cards with the same prompts and different layouts! Seems like that will double my chances to get a bingo. 😃 9mo
Andrew65 @julieclair Definitely should do. 9mo
AnnR @Andrew65 For the bingo card prompts, does a book need to be read entirely during March, or is it okay to count a book that we started reading in February? 9mo
Andrew65 @Ann_Reads Any book that is finished during March counts whenever it was started 😁 So if you started it this month that is fine. 9mo
AnnR @Andrew65 Great!👍Thank you. 🙂 9mo
Crazeedi I am not committing but I took a screenshot and I'll see what happens!! 9mo
LibrarianRyan Im late to the game, but I'm in. 9mo
MaGoose I'm all in. I have several books started during the last week of February. Let's hope 🙏 I can finish some during March. 9mo
Andrew65 @MaGoose Best of luck. 9mo
CSeydel Oh I am going to try! 9mo
Andrew65 @Crazeedi No pressure, that is often the most fun. Enjoy whatever you do and remember how wonderful you are 😍 (edited) 9mo
Crazeedi @Andrew65 thank you!! 9mo
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Here's my March list for #bookspin #doublespin @thearomaofbooks

I still have to read my Feb #bookspin, and I have a bunch of library books not on this list, so who knows. March is mostly made up of green spines from my shelves.

Lcsmcat I see some good titles there. 9mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Love the green spine theme!! 9mo
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My March bookspin bingo. I ended up ditching one East European for Red Notice which ended up being a 5 ⭐️ read. Looking forward to April.

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Fabulous month!!! 2y
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And look I made a Bingo Board early 😅 for once. #bookspinbingo #bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 2y
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#BookSpin #DoubleSpin #BookSpinBingo

Almost forgot to put this up😬🤫 Didn‘t get a chance to “double check” it but, I‘m hoping I left myself enough wiggle room🤞🏻

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2y
CoverToCoverGirl Woohoo! There it is! 😁 2y
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My March list. I‘ll be off this whole month so I added some chunky books to my list! #bookspin #bookspinbingo


TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2y
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I‘ve got my March #bookspinbingo picks ready to go! Hoping to get lots of reading done next month 🤞

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 2y
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Woohoo 🥳 it‘s almost time for #TOB and #March #BookSpin #DoubleSpin @TheAromaofBooks
I‘m sharing my list and a photo of my two grand-pups at Joshua Tree National Park🥰

squirrelbrain Cute pups! 2y
Cinfhen Thanks @Squirrel I do think they‘re ADORABLE 🥰 2y
LeahBergen Aww! 💗💗 2y
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!!!! 2y
BarbaraBB Looking forward to ToB! 2y
Cinfhen How‘s JohnnyB @LeahBergen ?!?!!!?? 2y
Centique Those pups look like they should be starring in a Disney movie. So cute! 2y
Cinfhen Awwww, I love that idea @Centique Hope all is good!!! Thinking of you ❤️ 2y
LeahBergen He‘s a horrid little beast and we love him to bits. 🤣 2y
TrishB 2 grand pups now ♥️♥️ 2y
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In March I finished six books and watched the movie Harriett. #wrapup

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Do I spy a #bookspinbingo blackout?!! Wowie! I did read a ton this month about 50 books and I didn‘t skip any on my list for once 😂 #bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks YAY!! Absolutely stellar month!! 3y
wanderinglynn Awesome! 🎉 3y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick You're a reading rockstar! 3y
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New readathon! I want to finish at least two books.

Andrew65 Great to have you with us, good luck. 😊👍 3y
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Not being too ambitious again.... as I‘m switching bookstores this month, moving to a store that needs help with some challenges!
But excited to read a new thriller, 3 March #arcs, a mustachioed audio book for #booked21 and #bookspin , my #IRL bookclub book, my #AAM and a my #doublespin is a 90s bestseller for #pop21 too 📚💕

Soubhiville That‘s a great stack! 3y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3y
Cinfhen Whoa!!! You‘re BUSY!!!! Still hoping you can squeeze me in for a meetup xx Airport is meant to reopen on Sunday 🤞🏽🤞🏽and I‘m meant to fly out March 15 - landing March 16! 3y
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Kalalalatja The Evaristo book is so good 👌 3y
KarenUK @Cinfhen I am so excited to get to hangout again! 🤞🤞🤞for the airport opening! 3y
Cinfhen I‘ll email you xxxx 3y
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February was not great for the fitness part, but I did okay with the books part. March brings warmer weather, longer days, and some new photo challenges. I will keep trying to hit 40K steps per week. I also want to finish seven books and the first section of These Truths. #bfc21

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌🏻 3y
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@TheAromaofBooks here are my #bookspin#doublespin selections for March. It‘s spring break for me this week, so maybe I will even manage to get one of them read before school starts again. 😁

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 3y
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Updated #BookSpin and #bookspin list, as I ended up reading a couple on my original list for March in February.


TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 3y
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I quickly made my March 2021 #bookspinbingo list at work before I forget, which is always a possibility lately 😆. Still working on finishing 2 books and 1 audiobook for my February bingo board so wish me luck!

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 3y
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You guys. I got to spend some time talking about the Tournament of Books with Jenny of @ReadingEnvy and now it‘s an episode of the Reading Envy Pocast: https://tinyurl.com/ReadingEnvy183. Being a guest on one of my favorite podcasts is a little surreal. I hope you enjoy it.

#tob #tob2020 #tob20
📷: repost from @ReadingEnvy

ReadingEnvy I've been eager to share this episode! 4y
BarbaraBB I have to listen to that! 4y
Reggie I listened to this yesterday as I was cleaning in my casino. Great show, Jessica! 4y
thebluestocking @Reggie Aww. Thanks Reggie. 💙😊 4y
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@BookishMe - here is March's #bookishbingo courtesy of BookishFirst.com!! Anyone else playing along this month? My goal is a bingo by the end of the month, and filling the card by February 28, 2021.

BookishMe Great! Thanks so much for sharing.. I LIKE your timeline to complete the bingo 👍🏽👍🏽 I will be happy to complete only a row 😄😄 4y
TheAromaofBooks @BookishMe - Taking my time means that I get a lot more of them checked off just from reading books I was going to read anyway, instead of spending time trying to find books to fit the prompts!! 4y
BookishMe @TheAromaofBooks you're so right about finding book for prompts. While that has certainly widened my reading horizons (and distracting me from TBR ;)) it's always fulfilling to tick planned reads. 2 titles already came to mind when I saw this bingo, so excited to get to the books on my list 😊😀 4y
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I thought about a monthly forecast but realized I was kidding myself...I can‘t stick to a week‘s plan, no way could I commit to a monthly plan 😜
Looking to begin my #AuthorAMonth book as well as work on some ARCs
Bookclub has been pushed off to April 1 🙏🏻 so I may hold off on Who Will Lead Us until it‘s closer to meeting date.
Excited for #BookSpin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Ah yes, what number will the #BookSpin fates grant us?? Tomorrow will tell!! 😂 4y
BookishMe I can deal with a monthly forecast (same as month TBR right ;)) esp since I will focus on the read along titles. Weekly forecast is usually left in the wind! 😆 😆 4y
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Cinfhen I hear that logic @BookishMe we all have to do what works for each of us🥰 I gave up on monthly TBRs years ago 😝 4y
Balibee146 Same... I plan... I rebel... I read something else 😂😂 4y
kspenmoll I can only keep to planning buddy reads I signed up for and my book club. Otherwise I need to read to my mood. 4y
Cinfhen Even bookclub and buddyreads are sometimes difficult to keep up with @kspenmoll @Balibee146 luckily everyone on Litsy is so understandable, my bookclub ladies...not as much😆 4y
InkedBookworm13 @Cinfhen I see lots of people do the weekly forecast and tag you in it and I was wondering is it something you have to sign up for? Is it part of a group or book club thing? Can anybody participate? It looks fun 😊 4y
Cinfhen @LokiDokey just join right in!!! No sign up or commitment of any type. On Sunday u post a #WeeklyForecast ( what you‘re reading or hoping to pick up) and on Saturday you share your progress #BookReport🤓it‘s just a fun way for us all to stay connected- no pressure! It‘s also fine to skip a week or two / whatever works for you. Looking forward to seeing your posts👍🏽 4y
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I know we‘re over a week into April now, but here‘s my March Wrap-Up! I‘ve never used a book planner before, but I managed to score this Little Inklings Design one and I am in love with it. I think it‘s helping to keep me on track with my reading goals, which is huge. The breakdown is Children‘s: 1, Audios: 2, Graphic Novels: 4, Physical: 5

RadicalReader Seriously gorgeous penmanship 5y
vumblereads I‘ve never had a book planner before. Where did you get this one? 😃 5y
gibblr @RadicalReader Thank you 😊 @vumblereads I actually missed out ordering this one, but I bought it off someone else (two months into the year). It is super pretty and has LOTS of pages. Their website is littleinklings.ca and the 2020 planner goes on sale this fall! 5y
RealLifeReading That‘s a cute planner! 5y
xxjenadanxx I love this! What a fun idea. I‘ll have to do some research. 5y
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The only madness in my March this year was the fact that I only finished three (3) books! Between traveling with the baby for two weeks & various family commitments upon our return home from vacation, I did not get much reading time in last month. Fingers crossed that April is more productive bibliographically!

Total: three (3) books [completed]


StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego You did great! I read Becoming too, and it took longer than I thought I would to read. It's not really a book one devours. 💖📖 5y
lauren.lerner Autobiographies are always hard for me for some reason and always have been. Add that to the fact that it‘s really not a book you devour (so well put, thank you!!), Becoming took me significantly longer than expected, @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego, but I loved it nonetheless!! 5y
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Favorite reads this month were Year of Yes, The Boy on the Wooden Box, and of course my reread of HP and the Deathly Hallows. Onward to April. I have a feeling it‘ll be a great month!

#stats #march

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22 books read in March! I am happy with that! Most of the books are part of some series, so I guess I really enjoyed reading several of my fave authors! Most books were either good or great, just a few meh ones this time around 😌

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Nicely done! 📖💖 5y
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3 more hours to fill out tour brackets before you get locked out. If the link on the blog isn‘t working for you, send me an email jenlane3[at]yahoo[dot]com and I will email you a different link.

Instructions and link to book bracket are here: https://thereadersroom.org/book-march-madness-2019/

Avanders 👋🏽 ♥️ 5y
Sweettartlaura When does the reading period end? I don‘t see that in the link. Thanks! 5y
JenP May 15. Sorry will update on the blog tomorrow 5y
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Kalalalatja Hi Jen, hope everything is well with you! Where do we post our final score for the challenge? ☺️ 5y
Cinfhen Hey Jen!!! Just thinking of you this morning. Hope you‘re well❤️ 4y
vivastory Hi Jen, I hope everything is going well for you and your family. Hope to see you again on Litsy. 4y
BarbaraBB Hi Jen, still missing you here on Litsy 💚 4y
Cinfhen Hi @JenP hoping all is well with you and the family 💕 4y
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Brackets have been posted. If you want to play for prizes, make sure you fill out your basketball bracket on CBS sports. All teams are paired with books. Full instructions:


Kalalalatja Let the planning begin! @BarbaraBB are you playing again? 😄 5y
BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja Yes, I am! You too?🙌 5y
Kalalalatja @BarbaraBB yes! Just finished my bracket and put a lot of books on hold at the library 👍 5y
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BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja For me there are not so many books that I‘d like to read. Or I‘vr read them already. 🤨 5y
Kalalalatja @BarbaraBB that‘s too bad! I haven‘t read that many new releases the last year, so most of them are on my tbr list, so hopefully I can get to some of them 🤞 5y
JenP @BarbaraBB remember you can alsways sub out a book if you‘ve read it 5y
BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja I had that last year, that‘s great! And you‘re right Jen, I‘m going to find some good ones for the ones I‘ve read. And my winner I definitely want to read! 5y
jhod I can't see where the books are that are matched to the teams? Am sure I'm being stupid... I've filled my bracket out though! 5y
jhod Ignore me - have found it! 5y
sprainedbrain I asked on the blog, but does anyone know: when does the reading period end? I‘ve got several on hold at the library, but depending on the end of the reading period I may need look for other copies! 5y
JenP @jhod great! 5y
JenP @sprainedbrain let me get back to you. I think end of April. 5y
sprainedbrain @JenP ok thank you! Should I ask about subs here or on the blog? I have two that I have read and will need to sub for (if the teams do as well as I hope). 😃 5y
JenP @sprainedbrain either place. I was having trouble logging Into Wordpress yesterday so saw your question but couldn‘t respond 5y
sprainedbrain @JenP No worries! I would like to use this book as a sub for Circe (I‘ve read both of Madeline Miller‘s books). I‘ve read that it‘s similar to Circe, and it‘s about the same length. Is it ok? 5y
sprainedbrain Also, I‘ve read Children of Blood and Bone and would like to sub this one if I can: 5y
Shadowfat @JenP I couldn't get the link to the bracket on CBS to work, it said it was expired :( 5y
JenP Send me an email with your email let address for challenge and I will email you a link. Jenlane3[at]yahoo[dot]com @Shadowfat (edited) 5y
JenP @sprainedbrain those are both fine (edited) 5y
JenP @Shadowfat I resent email to your gmail address. Check and see if that works 5y
Shadowfat Thanks for sending the link again, it worked and I was able to sign up. 5y
hes7 Would it be possible to substitute The Astonishing Color of After with Saints and Misfits and Children of Blood and Bone with The Belles? 5y
sprainedbrain Ok thanks! one more (I think): could I substitute this one for I‘ll Be Gone in the Dark, since I‘ve read it? 5y
sprainedbrain Sorry if this has already been asked: Spring by Ali Smith is the book that goes with Duke, but it‘s not released until 4/30, which is when the reading period ends. Do we get extra time for that one? 😬 5y
JenP @hes7 yes 5y
JenP @sprainedbrain I will extend reading period until May 15 5y
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Okay, life has been insane but yes, I am alive and trying to put this together last minute due to many requests that we do this again. I will be posting full instructions on the blog by end of day. But for now...

Submit your book nominations today in comment section. Book must have been published march 2018- march 2019.

Books will be added to book bracket which I will release tomorrow. Then everyone who wants to play can sign up!

Kalalalatja Glad to see you back! 🙌 5y
JenP @Kalalalatja thanks! I will try to do a bit better now that I‘m back reading again. I‘ve missed all of you 5y
BookwormM Yay glad you‘re back I have been lonely 👍😃 5y
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Kalalalatja And I would like to nominate this 5y
jhod Yay! Good to see you back. I nominate 5y
JenP @merelybookish thanks! 5y
JenP @jhod thanks! 5y
JenP @Kalalalatja great! 5y
JenP @BookwormM I have been a bad, bad blogger 😭 I am eternally grateful to you for keeping things running 5y
BarbaraBB Wow, there you are 💕So happy you‘re back. I hope your life is a bit quieter now! Thanks for organizing!! I‘d like to nominate 5y
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen she‘s back! 🙌 5y
Cinfhen Hi, Jen!!!! I‘m not going to participate but I‘m so glad you‘re back😘😘 5y
Cinfhen Thanks for the tag @BarbaraBB 😃🙌🏻💚 5y
Liz_M Welcome back! ☺ 5y
sprainedbrain So excited! I nominated on the blog post. 😃 5y
CafeMom Good to see you again. I have missed you over at Goodreads. 5y
KatieB Soooooo excited to do this again! 5y
Sweettartlaura Let‘s see if I can get any further this time 🤗. Not sure how many books you have altogether, so I‘m gonna nominate a couple - use what you like 💁🏻‍♀️ 5y
Simona Welcome back❣️ 5y
batsy Nice to see you back! 🌻 5y
JenP @Cinfhen thanks! And nominate a book anyway. You can still win a prize if your book wins 5y
JenP @KatieB nominate another. That one has been picked already! 5y
JenP @Sweettartlaura you can only nominate one since the person who nominated the winning book gets a prize 5y
JenP @Sweettartlaura so let me know which of your choices you prefer 5y
Cinfhen Yay!!! I‘m gonna list a few books and u can choose whichever u like. Thanks,Jen 💋 5y
BarbaraBB @emilyhaldi Are you in?! 5y
JenP @Sweettartlaura sorry, I didn‘t get your response in time so I selected at random 5y
JenP @Cinfhen sorry, didn‘t see in time. But I will put you down for becoming since I added that one to fill and you mentioned it 5y
Cinfhen Thanks, Jen ❤️ 5y
Sweettartlaura No problem, @JenP - thanks 🙏🏻 5y
emilyhaldi Ugh @BarbaraBB I wish 😭 I‘ve been traveling for work with no time to read or even look at the March madness bracket!!! Im going to miss it this time around. I‘ll have to live vicariously through you!! 😉 5y
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Pricel101 Looking forward to your reviews! 📚 5y
erzascarletbookgasm And there‘s a blue theme! 👏 5y
vkois88 I loved the Etiquette & Espionage series! 5y
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BooknerdsLife I have most of the same books on my TBR too 🤗 5y
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Repost for @Lizpixie :
It‘s my Birthday Month! Follow along with @Cinfhen & @Lizpixie with some classic tunes from the decade that style forgot. Hitch up those flared jeans, strap on your platform shoes & hitch a ride with some of the best music ever made. Interpretation is up to you! So channel your inner flower child & sing along. Spotify playlist is https://spoti.fi/2U8oEiP


LitsyHappenings Adding @Cinfhen ‘s comments for posterity 😉: 🤘🏼🎶☮️Hitch up those flared jeans, strap on your platform shoes & thumb a ride with some of the best music ever made. Interpretation is up to you! So channel your inner flower child & sing along. Spotify playlist is https://spoti.fi/2U8oEiP
Don‘t be a Chump! Catch You on the Flip Side! Cool beans! Can‘t wait to see your groovy posts😎
Cinfhen Thanks so much @LitsyHappenings you‘re so swell 😘😘😘😘😘😘😘 5y
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@Lizpixie is spinning some far out tunes #MarchIntoThe70s starts this Friday🤘🏼🎶☮️Hitch up those flared jeans, strap on your platform shoes & thumb a ride with some of the best music ever made. Interpretation is up to you! So channel your inner flower child & sing along. Spotify playlist is https://spoti.fi/2U8oEiP
Don‘t be a Chump! Catch You on the Flip Side! Cool beans! Can‘t wait to see your groovy posts😎

BarbaraBB Niiice! I promise I‘ll be a better player next month again 😇! About the tag you used above this post, I don‘t think there will be a March Madness challenge this year since @JenP has been so busy with work and life, or have you heard differently? 😘 5y
Klou Awesome!!!! 🎉 I've enjoyed this month's TimbitTunes. Is it the same thing @Cinfhen ?? ... And I haven't done today's song. Sorry. I tried but couldn't come up with anything. 5y
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julesG Okay. Took a break in February, but I'll be back in March! 5y
TK421 That is a fantastic playlist! 5y
TrishB Cool 👍🏻😊 5y
Melissa_J Awesome! I‘ll play 😊 5y
CrowCAH Woohoo sounds like some groovy fun! ✌🏻 5y
Lizpixie Can you dig it? Peace man✌️☮️🍒🌈🌼🕺🏻 5y
Leftcoastzen Looks groovy baby! ✌🏻 5y
LibrarianJen This looks like so much fun! I can‘t wait to see what people come up with!!! 5y
Cinfhen This playlist is solid!!!! So glad to know you‘re all back in the game @Leftcoastzen @LibrarianJen @CrowCAH @Melissa_J @TrishB @TK421 @julesG @Klou @BarbaraBB 🌷🌼🌹🌻🌸Feel free to join in whenever the mood strikes🎶❤️ 5y
Cinfhen It‘s been months since I last heard from @JenP 😢😢😢 @BarbaraBB I might still have her email. I do hope she‘s ok❤️ 5y
Cinfhen @Klou This challenge works just like #TimbitTunes but in March instead of Canadian artists it‘s songs from the 1970s #Marchintothe70s and instead of @TheKidUpstairs the lovely and outgoing @Lizpixie is my cohost!!! (edited) 5y
Klou @Cinfhen Aah okay. That's great. Thank you. I'm looking forward to it!!! 5y
Cinfhen Yay!!! Excited you‘re joining us @Klou 🤘🏽 5y
Klou @Cinfhen ❤🤘😘 5y
writerlibrarian @Cinfhen this is going to be so much fun. 👊🏻👊🏻👊🏻💕💕 5y
emilyhaldi Ugh this looks fun!!!! Going to try and participate as much as I can 5y
gradcat Hiya @Cinfhen Question: Is this in place of #timbuttunes? Or in addition? Just can‘t find a #timbittunes for March.... 5y
Cinfhen Hi @gradcat !!!! Every month I cohost a music inspired challenge with another Litten. February was with @TheKidUpstairs now in March it‘s @Lizpixie 😎Every month the hashtag changes to reflect the “theme” ☮️ Hope you‘ll join us for this month‘s challenge 💓 5y
Cinfhen I‘m really excited for this moth @Klou @writerlibrarian @emilyhaldi the music is some of my favorites 💟💟💟💟💟 5y
Klou @Cinfhen I've heard a few of these songs but not many. I'm looking forward to listening to the playlist throughout this month! 💟 5y
Cinfhen Uh oh @Lizpixie I think we‘re showing our age 😜 @klou never heard of most of these songs 😱she must be YOUNG 😂😂😂 5y
Lizpixie @Cinfhen that‘s coz we are old lovely! I‘m happy to share all the great music with the young uns.👵🏻 5y
Klou @Cinfhen 😂😂😂😂 @Lizpixie I'm happy to listen to all the great music!🎶 5y
Klou I've heard 10 of the 31 songs before I think. 5y
Cinfhen Yay @Klou Hope you discover some new music this month 😉😎🥳🤩🎶 5y
Klou @Cinfhen thanks!! I'm sure I will 😊 5y
Lizpixie Always love to see more people appreciate the greats!🎵 5y
gradcat Going to try to get every day done...thanks for explaining it all to me—you‘re the best! 🥰 5y
SilversReviews This looks like fun....love the photo. I‘ll join in when I can....thank you. 5y
Cinfhen Yay!! It‘s a really great playlist @SilversReviews join in whenever xx we‘d love to see your 70s jive 😎☮️ 5y
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Today is the final day of reading. Make sure you submit your final scores on the blog page so I can award prizes. The challenge page has a link to the scorecard to help you calculate your final score.

I will start compiling rankings tomorrow am so all reviews and scores need to be completed by midnight EST


Kalalalatja @BarbaraBB @emilyhaldi have you seen this? 😊 6y
BarbaraBB @Kalalalatja Yes, I have sent @JenP my winning score 😉😂😂 6y
emilyhaldi I suppose I will submit mine just for the fun of seeing where I land 😜 6y
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Finally totaled up my March stats! 18 books, 5056 pages, 10 new to me authors, 3 previously read authors, 6 physical books, 12 ebooks, 5 five Star, 6 four star, 4 three star, and 3 two star.

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March was an entirely more successful month than February: longer month? I wasn‘t sick? I didn‘t go out of town? Don‘t know. I read some really chunky books tho: The Fireman is over 600 pages, Illuminae is ~ 600 (recommend audio at the same time), and Smoke Thieves over 500.
*10 books, incl 6 ARCs, 3 group reads, and have 2 books on the go.
*1st Blog Tour Post: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com
*Went to Comic Com and two signings!

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Andrew65 A great month!👏 (edited) 6y
PurpleyPumpkin Excellent month!👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 6y
Eggs Congratulations 👏🏻👏🏻 Loved Music Shop ❤️ 6y
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These are the final books. Which ones did you pick to win? Villanova/beartown is the only book/team I have in the final four.

Hooked_on_books Hunger and Sing are my final two books, so I‘ll be cheering for them today! 6y
emilyhaldi Kansas is the only hope I have left!! 🙏🏻🤞🏻 6y
Kalalalatja I‘m really, really hoping Kansas wins 🤞🤞 6y
RebelReader I‘m rooting for Michigan to win the whole enchilada! All my boards are kaput anyway! (edited) 6y
BarbaraBB None of them... 😬😉 6y
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Matchup 1/1; fifth and FINAL round

In the comments, below, vote 🗳 for the number/book you want to see move on to the next round.

The goal is to see if we can guess which YA book will be the winner after five rounds. Hosted by #SHPL.

Since the library still has to tally votes for the final four and then vote on the final matchup, the winner, as voted by the library, will not be announced till 4/10/18.

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Matchup 2/2; fourth round

In the comments, below, vote 🗳 for the number/book you want to see move on to the next round.

The goal is to see if we can guess which YA book will be the winner after five rounds. Hosted by #SHPL.

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