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Waiting to Be Read | Jonika Antoinette Haynes
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This book is about resurrecting purpose in your life so that you too may join the race and claim victory. It is not about escaping our past life, but rather running towards the finish line entrenched in emotional, physical and spiritual wholeness. It is about transmogrifying (which is to change or alter greatly and often with grotesque or humorous effect) and accepting the renewal of our spirits. Slowly building up momentum as we lessen the dead weight of our pain, we can see more clearly our divine purpose in life. Stepping into new sneakers we can now move forward onto the predestined path to our greatness. If you are looking for a get-rich quick book, this is not for you. If you are seeking easy answers, this book is not for you. However, if you are interested in self-reflection and spiritual awakening, this book is for you. The author guides us through her trials and tribulations, well attended pity parties she so cleverly coordinated and her race to the finish line. Recognizing she is the first book of many to be read..we stand on the sidelines cheering her onward. We take a ride with her on a rollercoaster of life's twists and turns as she leaves us suspended in time; we reflect and relate on the similarities in our own lives. (From the Foreword by Raquele Tysheen Brimmage)
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Been sorting out my 2020 #tbr stack going to try and fit all these in around the new releases and my impulse reads 😏 Will definitely be doing #MountTBR 📚 Mount Munch on Goodreads - 36 books, don't want to go too high ⛰

Jeshara I see Kathy Reichs on top there. Are you a fan and would recommend? I love the TV show Bones, and I've always wanted to try out a book or two of hers. 3w
suzie.reads @Jeshara I haven't read any yet but they've been recommended to me 😊 3w
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Jumping on board #LitsyAtoZ reading challenge hosted by @BookishMarginalia

Here's my #AbecedarianTBR. I'm not much of a longterm planner when it comes to reading, so that's just about as far as I've gotten. I think this book challenge will suit me just fine! (Rules are simple: one book per letter of the alphabet--either beginning of title or author's last name). 😊

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This is my pile so far for #24B42020 all of these are also audiobooks that I will be listening to as I read, for some reason that is my favorite way to read books at the moment. I am not sure which one I am going to start with yet.... The Help is going to be a reread for me, so I may push that one towards the bottom of the pile.

#WinterGames #MerryReaders

Andrew65 I loved The Help. Enjoy the Readathon, great to have you with us. 😊👍 1mo
Clwojick 1 pt 3w
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October #TBR. Just a few of the books I‘m working on this month. All bets are off when library holds come in though! 😄😄📚📚📚

ljuliel Eleanor‘s autobiography is very good ! 4mo
DrexEdit @ljuliel I'm very much looking forward to it! I can't get enough Eleanor Roosevelt! 😊 4mo
ljuliel She was one tough cookie and had quite the fascinating life. If you‘ve never seen it, she was actually a contestant on What‘s My Line back in the late 50s or possibly the beginning of the 60s. It was neat to see her on there. Found on YouTube. https://youtu.be/0Ew82Ae_N9g 4mo
DrexEdit @ljuliel omg! Thank you for that! 😊 👍 4mo
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Twitter user mosslamb calling us all out

ravenlee Only since 2017? That won‘t even put a dent in it... 4mo
Ruthiella @ravenlee I have books purchased in the previous CENTURY that are on my shelf 😬 4mo
NeedsMoreBooks I am in @Mandigolightly 😁😂 4mo
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julesG @Ruthiella Me too. 🙈 4mo
Susannah Me too, @Ruthiella, me too. 4mo
CoffeeK8 Oh I like this idea! 4mo
rather_be_reading yesss 👏👏 3mo
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AkashaVampie Hahahahahaha 5mo
Blueberry Oh yeah. So true. 5mo
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Instead of giving you all a picture of the books i think I will read, I have set myself a different goal. My goal is the equivalent to one graphic novel and one picture book a day, plus my three book club books (two of which are graphic novels).

I have enough galleys to do it too. Plus it will help on the #Netgalleyreadathon

Lindy 👍👍 6mo
Schnoebs Omg!!!! Good luck with that lol. I need to get through a lot of my graphic novels as well but the NEWTs are this money so I can‘t follow along 🤷‍♀️ 6mo
LibrarianRyan @Schnoebs good luck with Newts 6mo
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My current physical TBR. #tbr #iwillreadthem Some I have started and bailed but still want to try again.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Hey Tiana, just curious if you still have my book from our lmpbc group. No hurry if you're still working on it, I just want to check if you have it or if it got lost in transit somewhere. Thanks. 😊 6mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Nevermind! It just arrived. 😁 6mo
Tianarose @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego glad to hear! I realized that I forgot to post that I sent it. 6mo
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Shout out to my nephew. He runs a custom decal company and made a really cool “to be read” decal for my tbr cart!!!

marleed Nice! 7mo
TheSpineView 🥰🥰 7mo
Amiable That‘s so cool! 7mo
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rather_be_reading so cool! 7mo
Bookzombie Cool! 7mo
Eyelit Very cool! 7mo
rachelsbrittain So cute! 7mo
sandra888 gorgeous! 7mo
Sarah83 Looks really great 😍 7mo
Redwritinghood That is great! Love it. 7mo
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I can totally relate! #TBR

GypsyKat Yes!!! 🙋🏻‍♀️ 7mo
annahenke Love this! 7mo
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The books I bought at #prosperos. The top one is by an author I look for in every bookstore I visit (found 2 books so far). 4 non- fiction, one archaeology fiction, one 500 c.e murder mystery, and 1 fantasy.

#tbr #toomanybooks #notenoughtime

twohectobooks I really like Eifelheim! 8mo
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Hey guys it's Week 2 for #MayMadness and we would love to see your #TBRStacks for the week. What do you have that is #NewToYou ? Post a pic and tag us 😍

@Clwojick @RadicalReader

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It‘s not just me, right?

Suet624 That‘s hysterical. 9mo
DGRachel I feel called out by this meme. LOL 9mo
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So here is the top shelf of my library cart. I am going out of town on business starting Thursday of next week. I will be gone for 10 days. Can't decide what to take with me. I am thinking Lethal White for sure. Help.... which two others should I take. Of course I will have my Kindle and audio books too. Can't run out of things to read you know!😂

BookHoarder32 Heart Forger ❤️ 10mo
kellyann28 The Great Alone! 10mo
AmberWB I second the Great Alone! 10mo
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Suet624 The Great Alone. I haven‘t read it but I like the author. 😀 10mo
tracey38 I really want to read Consumed. I have also heard great things about The Great Alone. 10mo
shellleigh33 The Great Alone is very good and I know Daisy isn‘t on the top row but I see it in the pic. I ❤️❤️❤️ that book if you have not read it I suggest it!! 10mo
BibliOphelia I really love mysteries and thrillers when I travel (unless I‘m traveling to lounge and relax for a time) because they pull me along and distract me and are easy to go in and out of. 10mo
TheSpineView @BibliOphelia Had not thought of that. Thanks!😊 10mo
TheSpineView @BookHoarder32 Loved the first book! 10mo
TheSpineView @shellleigh33 I have seen the reviews on Daisy but... I should read the older ones first. Sigh... 🙃 10mo
shellleigh33 I completely understand. In that case I have 3 suggests 1. Take 3 books of different types of genres to have change 2. Maybe just read the first page or two of some of them and see which ones catch your attention or 3. take then all 😉. 10mo
TheSpineView @shellleigh33 Excellent idea! I will give that a try! 10mo
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When your bookriot TBR picks are ready and you immediately buy all three.

Easily the best service I pay for every month. #gettbr

Amandajoy I got my recommendations yesterday. Today I think I‘m going to swing by the bookstore on my lunch to see what they have. I‘m glad I decided to switch from BOTM to this one. 10mo
Ashley_Nicoletto @Amandajoy Same! I‘m always impressed with their choices. It sounds like you are going to have a very very good lunch. 😊 10mo
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How are your guys's #MountTBR piles looking? What do you have in there for this month?

Craftylikefox 😂 I feel like mine looks like that. I haven‘t picked specific but oks this month, because I feel like I‘ve been reading so slowly lately, with other things going on. 11mo
Soubhiville Mine‘s still huge, but I‘ve read 26 from the mountain so far this year! I‘ve got 2 more planned for this month: The Snow Gypsy and Sadie. Plus my current read 😊 11mo
Annashep Love that picture .. my to be read is huge, a couple I‘ve got lined up at the mo though ... Wild by Cheryl Strayed, Stone diaries by carol shields ( a re read) and the truth about the Harry quebert affair by Joel dicker .... and there are so many more 📚📚 11mo
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Emilymdxn I was doing quite well with my tbr and then the man booker international longlist came out today... I was always honest with myself that I was gonna focus on my tbr apart from the booker lists, so my tbr might have to suffer for a month or so. If I can get back on the horse of my back catalogue after that it‘ll be okay I hope 11mo
mhillis I want to read the books on the Women‘s Prize for Fiction longlist! So far I‘ve only finished one, but I have 3 more in progress, including 11mo
Andrew65 Might be quicker to ask me what I don‘t have in there! 🤣 11mo
Sungirl79 I look at all my tbr stack everyday. If only adulting didn‘t get in the way of reading. 😂 11mo
BooknerdsLife Hahaa my mountain of TBR are hating me this month cause I‘m reading something new from library instead 😂 11mo
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Looks about right!!

Samplergal 😂😂😂 11mo
julesG 😂😂😂😂😂 11mo
Naj 😂😂 11mo
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BiblioLitten 😁 11mo
LeahBergen This is so true, it hurts. 😂 11mo
minkyb Excellent! 11mo
GingerAntics This appears to be accurate. 11mo
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My #FebruaryTBR is probably over-ambitious, as usual. 😃


Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 💗💗💗 12mo
mabell Wow!! 😍👏 12mo
vkois88 If you're a mood reader, it just gives you more options 😉 12mo
HOTPock3tt I enjoyed Pride by Zoboi ☺️ 12mo
sprainedbrain @HOTPock3tt I‘m glad to hear that! I‘ve had it on hold forever, but it‘s down to. 2 week late! 12mo
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Currently Library Stack!! What should I read next? Can you tell I‘m on a big YA/middle grade kick? Patina and The Proposal are going to be for the #readingwomenchallenge Spinning Silver is for #booked2019

Lovesbooks87 Loved Ramona Blue and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. I have been on a YA kick for the past few months! (edited) 13mo
ravenlee I really enjoyed Spinning Silver. 13mo
kitteh_reads Spinning Silver was very good, however I enjoyed Uprooted more. Ramona Blue was good, again I enjoyed Dumpling more. Haha perhaps I'm difficult to please 🤷🏻‍♀️ 13mo
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A page from the planner I received in my final #OwlCrate (December 2018). Each month has a calendar page, a page to list new releases that month, monthly #TBR, and several pages to review books read in that month! My TBR this month is pretty long and I doubt I‘ll get to all of them. Part of my reading #resolutions this year is to read my #botm selection the month I receive it. So Severance is backlog from Dec and Maid is this month. Hopeful 🤞

LibrarianRyan You can do it!! 13mo
MidnightBookGirl You got this! *eyes my ridiculous tbr goals* We got this! 13mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Love that journal! 😍 13mo
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xicanti Your little Storm is 😍 13mo
TheNextBook I like that planner! I‘ve got a calendar that I‘ve been using but part of me has been thinking about getting a planner! 13mo
hermyknee @xicanti thanks! @melrailey sent her to me in the #GeekyGraphicNovelSwap 💙 (was that last year or the year before?!) @JenlovesJT47 13mo
melrailey It was the year before! I didn‘t do any swaps last year as I was so busy with my dad dying. I‘m glad you‘re getting use out of her. 13mo
hermyknee @melrailey I‘m so sorry for your loss ♥️ 13mo
melrailey Thanks. 13mo
JenlovesJT47 It was last December. I‘m thinking about doing another one soon! 13mo
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December‘s #TBR. We‘ll see how far I get! #Seasonsreadings

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻📚❤️ 14mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great stack!!! 📚📚📚 14mo
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Current Library book #TBR. The Library Book is also waiting for me on Hold at the library. I started Nine Perfect Strangers today but might switch to Great Believers since its a 7 day loan and for some reason Nine Perfect Strangers is 21.
What are you all reading in December?

Elma I'm probably going to start Nine Perfect Strangers tomorrow. 14mo
JennyM Enjoy...great stack, and this one is a fave of mine for this year 14mo
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I honestly didn‘t think I had 40 new releases I was looking forward to in 2019... turns out I lie to myself (and my bank account). Happy birthday, @LibrarianRyan ! I hope 40 treats you well! #40in2019TBR

LibrarianRyan I get it. I really do. Thanks for playing. 1y
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I saw this on twitter 😂

RealLifeReading \(^o^)/ 1y
valeriegeary Hehehe! 🤗 1y
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rabbitprincess Relatable. 1y
cariashley Love this! 😂 1y
Soubhiville Exactly! 1y
batsy 😆 1y
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Current Library #TBR. Not sure what to read next!

Lovesbooks87 Baby Teeth was really good, but really creepy. I really enjoyed What If Its Us. 1y
TheBookAddict Emma in The Night was good. 1y
Kappadeemom Baby Teeth! 👹👹 1y
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Because I'm curious.

MirrorMask Carry over 1y
SleepyDragon I don't really do specific stacks for each month, so I guess ... carry over? 1y
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Elma @NeesyBeth Do you have a specific tbr pile or are you more of a mood reader? 1y
bookcollecter Def carry over 1y
SleepyDragon More of a what's handy/convenient/available/fits into time-frame or situation reader. I currently have a short list shelf on GR that I choose from and occasionally add to from the larger list. 1y
nu-bibliophile I don't usually do a monthly tbr but I do have a tbr stack that I choose from. 1y
Erofan I'm a mood reader, always trying to make a list of what should be read but never follow it 😔 1y
LibrarianRyan Fresh each month. And I usually do better with out a TBR or a very short one. 1y
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I'm too moody of a reader, so I can't usually do a TBR. 1y
Gezemice I have a tbr on goodreads and regularly comb it. I take off books that I have lost interest in. I also have four levels of priority - “next” are books that are literally on my night stand, I also have soon, someday, and maybe... it helps me pick but I don‘t feel wedded to it. I make a yearly tbr and so far I usually finish about half the books on it, while read twice as many that were not on it. 1y
BooknerdsLife It really depends on my mood, I'm a moody reader so monthly TBR doesn't really work for me, but I do have a TBR shelf 😅 Sometimes I'll borrow a stack of books at the beginning of the month but ended up reading a different stack of books 🙈 1y
Elma @BooknerdsLife Nice. I'm trying to get better about actually reading the books I borrow or maybe I just need to borrow less at a time. 1y
BooknerdsLife @Elma I hate returning books without reading them. 😅Same! I've been trying to borrow less from the library and only pick up new ones when I return the ones I've read (but it's not easy!!!😧) 1y
Elma @BooknerdsLife I think that needs to be my new goal. 1y
Jee_HookedOnBookz I don't really have a monthly TBR... Just a stack/list of TBR 😅 and so far, I don't have any DNF...so my books don't really go by month...Not sure if I answered your q or not 😅 1y
Elma @Jee_HookedOnBookz You did, thanks. 1y
Kaye I do t have any sort of list. When I finish a book, then I decide what to read next. I don‘t do well with structured reading. It makes it seem more like a list of chores than something fun. 1y
Elma @Kaye I totally understand that. That's how I used to read, but then I found myself not reading as much. So I'm trying out new "systems" to hopefully get me to read more. 1y
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Day 29 - #TBR #31bookpics

Some of my books TBR in November!

UCLAoso I am eager to read Transcription! That‘s a big pile BTW! 1y
EadieB @UCLAoso That pile is only for the first two weeks of November! lol 1y
UCLAoso @EadieB Impressive!!💪🏼 1y
Andrew65 Will be interested to see what you think of Near Death, I read it a couple of years ago. 1y
EadieB @Andrew65 I‘ll let you know when I finish! 1y
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Not pretty.. but I‘m down to 3 books left from my September/October #TBR (Bailed on one, another expired from #netgalley before I downloaded it). I started Lovely Bones on Audio yesterday.. won‘t finish it in time officially for #GARBingo.. but will get it done this month. I also want to read Misery for sure and a couple library books. Hopefully get my total to 150 books by Halloween.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Wow! Great job!!! 1y
tammysue 👏🏻🙌🏻 Well done! 1y
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Trying to pick a read from my Library stack. Any of these really great? #TBR

Reviewsbylola I have The Incendiaries out from the library right now too! 1y
inthegreensandblues IDK but I just really love the cover of the Mullally/Offerman book. 😍 1y
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I set up a TBR cart! Top shelf: bookmarks, candles, my Kindle, and small paperbacks, as well as a seasonal or two; shelves two and three are the TBR all mixed together! Pictures featuring the amazing space rug I‘ve had for 8 months and am just putting down now. #tbrcart

DeleteAcct Love! 1y
Reviewsbylola I love this so much!! 1y
Maria514626 😱💕 1y
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JoScho That rug is amazing! 1y
GlassAsDiamonds Me: I love this, it‘s brilliant! I must do this immediately. Also me: and just *how* many carts are you going to need dumbass?? 🤦🏻‍♀️😂🤦🏻‍♀️😂 (really gotta now through that TBR... maybe I can reward myself with a funky cart once I‘m down to cart level????). Brilliant execution. Also - massive rug envy!!! I basically want your whole picture!! ♥️👍🏻😂 (edited) 1y
heikemarie @GlassAsDiamonds don‘t fret, that‘s definitely *not* all of the h read books in my house. Just the first batch 😂 thank you!! I don‘t think I‘ve ever pulled off anything this cute before. 1y
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The new shelves are up in the library. I officially have a TBR bookcase! #bliss #grateful

Texreader This is amazing! And huge!!! 1y
kellyann28 This is amazing! 1y
JacqMac Gorgeous! 1y
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mcipher Wow! It‘s like a cozy public library!! 1y
CoverToCoverGirl Lovely! 😊😍 1y
erzascarletbookgasm How lovely to have a whole room as a library! 💜 1y
CouronneDhiver This is your house?! Wow! 😍 1y
kspenmoll 🙌🏻🙌🏻 1y
Megabooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👍🏻👍🏻😍😍 (edited) 1y
Reggie Wow!!!! 1y
bookcollecter Nice!! 1y
ephemeralwaltz I need to have a space like this at home. Bliss! 1y
saresmoore Well, hello there, lovelies! 1y
Simona 😍😍😍 1y
BookishTrish @Texreader @kellyann28 @JacqMac Thank you! I‘m very lucky! 1y
BookishTrish @mcipher It is rather cozy! 1y
BookishTrish @CoverToCoverGirl @erzascarletbookgasm Thanks - it really is a lovely luxury ❤️ 1y
BookishTrish @CouronneDhiver This is us. 😘 1y
BookishTrish @ephemeralwaltz It is such bliss - I dreamed about it for a long time. 1y
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My #TBR list is getting a little messy. I bailed on My Dead Hamilton and The Secrets we Keep got archived on NetGalley before I downloaded it, so here‘s what‘s left. Mostly just #garbingo books and a few #netgalley arcs.

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#SeptemberDanes I think I may have a problem...#AllThatIWant ...I‘ve added 4,595 books??!?!!? I don‘t even remember stacking most of these books from last week 🙈and it looks like my GoodReads isn‘t up to date 🙊

Libby1 🤯🤪 1y
Pamwurtzler 😂 too bad you can‘t tell how many of those 4595 are TBR vs already read. 1y
Kimberlone I think that is people who have stacked off your posts 1y
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BarbaraBB I thought it meant the amount of posts you‘ve made. But I‘m not sure. What @Kimberlone says makes sense too. 1y
Rissreads Bahahaaaa this is hilarious! 1y
merelybookish Well you're under 5000! 👏👏🤓 1y
JennyM Oh my goodness - that is Insane!!!! But I love it 😍 1y
TrishB Bonkers 😁 1y
Kalalalatja I‘m with @Kimberlone 😄 1y
Cinfhen THAT makes MORE sense @Kimberlone 🤓I‘m going to count my TBR to see how many books I‘ve actually added....maybe our friends from @Litsy know the answer??? What makes up the composite number for Book Add Ons?? And I easily have made over 5000 posts @BarbaraBB 😜 1y
Cathythoughts I think this means you are a very enthusiastic reader 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
julesG @Kimberlone - I thought it meant that Littens added a book you tagged to their Stacks (TBR or other). 1y
laurenbescoby Concur with @julesG when you post about a book and people stack it, thats your 'Book Adds' as it you 'litfluencing' others to read it 😊 1y
julesG @miralunasbooknook I like that verb. I should use it in Blurbs and Reviews. 😉 1y
Cinfhen Thanks for clearing that up @julesG @miralunasbooknook @Kimberlone 💕 1y
ephemeralwaltz Yes @Kimberlone ! Exactly. Likes, comments, and book adds from your posts are what make up the Litfluence number. Like is 1 point, comments & book adds, 2 points each. 1y
emilyhaldi Hot damn you are heavy on that stack button!!!!! 🤯 i only have 1742 1y
emilyhaldi Nvm just saw all the comments... but still!! You are doing your part in spreading the book love on Litsy apparently 😆 1y
Cinfhen Ha!!! I am a #heavyStacker and I‘m thrilled to share the #LitsyLove @emilyhaldi and I am a VERY ENTHUSIASTIC reader @Cathythoughts 1y
Litsy @Cinfhen Not sure off the top of my head what that number includes. Will try to find out! - Loranne 1y
Cinfhen That would be awesome, Loranne @Litsy Thank you 😊 1y
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I converted a shoe cupboard into a tbr overflow cupboard....just one of the many piles. But the door closes on this one so it‘s not so obvious!
Thanks for the giveaway Michele and the chats and the pictures of Pickles 😘

Tanisha_A 🤩 1y
Reviewsbylola Hmmmm my daughters have a closet like this in their room. I may have to turn it into a bookshelf eventually! 1y
tpixie Great idea to hide some books! 1y
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Velvetfur Sneaky 'extra books' section, I love it! 1y
Eggs Love it 😍 1y
MicheleinPhilly Excellent! Reminds me of when @Liberty used her oven for book storage! Thanks for entering! 1y
Leftcoastzen 👍❤️😁 1y
Kalalalatja Love it! 1y
Cathythoughts Interesting one 👍🏻❤️those books look very cosy (edited) 1y
Caroline2 That looks like my tbr piles! My tbr books are out of control now!!! 😱 does it make you feel a bit anxious/angst‘s having so many books to read?? Sometimes it gets to me a bit, like a giant to do list that keeps growing!!! 😆 1y
TrishB @Caroline2 I see them as my comfort blanket 💕 1y
Cinfhen Hilarious 😂 1y
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My #tbrcart 👏👏 Thanks @Jess7 for the idea!

Now I‘m itching to reorganize my shelves. Sounds like fun weekend plans to me. 😉

Reviewsbylola I love this idea so much! 1y
Jess7 Yay! I love it! Looks great! 🙌🏼🙌🏼 1y
Anitareads Love it! ❤ 1y
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julesG Yay! 1y
TheNerdyProfessor I see so many great ones on there! The Interestings, Idaho, and The Nix are all books that I enjoyed reading! And The Nix is one of my most favorite books! 1y
TheNerdyProfessor Oh and the Veins of the Ocean 😍😍 1y
KatieDid927 Yeah I might most definitely be stealing this idea too. 😂 I have a media room/library and this will be perfect. 1y
KatieDid927 Also, There There remains my fave of the year so far and Blind Assassin is my favorite Margaret Atwood. (I mean I do love me some Handmaids Tale but this one resonated with me more on an emotional level.) 1y
Ddzmini I would get so distracted if I did that I don‘t think I could finish in a weekend 🤣🤣🤣📚📚📚📚📖 1y
Thousand-Lives @TheNerdyProfessor I have been meaning to read The Nix for a long time! Hopefully sorting it on to the cart will help bump it up on my list! So many books to read, so little time. 1y
Thousand-Lives @KatieDid927 So jealous of your media room/library! I started Blind Assassin a few years ago and bailed. I‘m hoping to read it before the end of the year! Loved Atwood‘s Alias Grace. 1y
Thousand-Lives @Ddzmini Oh I know! I think I‘m being a bit optimistic. 🤣Once I start going through them I know I will feel overwhelmed by how many I want to read right now and how I don‘t have the time 😆📚 1y
Ddzmini I know I was thinking I‘ll put them on one shelf but then nope no it won‘t work... then I‘ll start reading one book and look over and think oh man I should have started that one...😱... then I finish the one I‘m reading and move to a whole new or different one then the one on the shelf 🤗🤣🤣🤣 1y
Thousand-Lives @Ddzmini Yep exactly! 🤣🤣 1y
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So.. making a TBR for August went well, but I was wanting to go into September with a bit more wiggle room to read what I wanted. buuut... then I started feeling like I needed some accountability to keep up on my various challenges: #lesmisbhddyread #garbingo #bookaweekchallenge as well as get through my #netgalley queue and read all of the books I‘ve requested from the library (including several from Obama‘s list). #TBR . No particular order!

CouronneDhiver The Outsiders and The Lovely Bones are great choices! 1y
RainyDayReading And Then There Were None! That‘s one of my favorites 🖤 1y
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Thank you all for your input! I went with the majority and picked the Target #TBRcart! Here it is!! What do you think?

If you want a TBR cart too, here are a couple options:

Target (Gray or White): https://www.target.com/p/three-tier-metal-utility-cart-gray---made-by-design--15...

Michael‘s (multiple): https://www.michaels.com/gray-lexington-3-tier-rolling-cart-by-recollections/105...

Reviewsbylola I freaking LOVE it!! I think I need one! 1y
CoverToCoverGirl Lovely, what a great idea! ..... you now have a portable library — 😁❤️ 1y
Ashley85 I like it! Great idea 1y
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zzz I need to jump on this cart bandwagon😊. thanks for the heads-up, I picked up 1y
Tamra Love it! 1y
Valeka Oh!!! I need one! 1y
ChasingOm IKEA has similar ones in a few colors too: https://m.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/ART/30401789/ 1y
tracey38 Love it! 1y
Jess7 Awesome, thanks for sharing @ChasingOm 1y
Jess7 I‘m IN LOVE with this one, but it‘s too pricey: https://www.pier1.com/links-3-tier-gray-rolling-trolley/3280600.html 1y
erzascarletbookgasm Nice! I like the IKEA ones. And it comes in black or green 🖤💚 1y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Oh! Wow! Now I want one too! 1y
SkeletonKey I use my IKEA one for art supplies 😂 (edited) 1y
Marilyncjackson Looks great! 1y
mrp27 Looks great! 1y
QuietlyLaura Everything is better with wheels! 👍 1y
AndreaReads I got this cart in Rose Gold from Michaels and my nine-year old son built it for me! It‘s my “Book Return” cart in my classroom, but I think I like your idea of a TBR cart instead (I know my nightstand could use the relief 🤪). 1y
Rissreads It looks great, but I just ended up putting the books I‘ve read and the books to be read on the shelves in alphabetical order. Then I could make a list of what I have as I found I was doubling up on some books when I went looking at the good will stores etc. 1y
dariazeoli Yay! I like the gray as much as I like the white. ❤️ 1y
TNbookworm I have one of these and you can get a lot of books in it! I love mine. My daughter has one for her DVD's. 1y
Jess7 Thank you @Reviewsbylola - I want to see it if you get it! We should all post ours with the hashtag #tbrcart - we bring the love for them from instgram to Litsy! :-) 1y
Jess7 Haha! Thanks! I think it‘s pretty cool. I got the idea from Instagram. If you have that search #tbrcart and you‘ll see a bunch of inspiration! @CoverToCoverGirl @Ashley85 @Tamra 1y
Jess7 Yes! You should and I want to see a picture if you do — use the hashtag - #tbrcart 🤗 This one is $30 at Target, and there are similar ones at Michael‘s and IKEA for the same price. @Jen_is_always_reading @Valeka 1y
Jess7 @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled - thank you, and awesome you should get one and show me a pic if you do with the hashtag #tbrcart - if you have Instagram you can search that hashtag for inspiration. I love it! 1y
Jess7 @AndreaReads - awesome - I‘m tempted to buy another one if I could find the room! I‘d love to see yours if you want to share it on Litsy with the hashtag #tbrcart :-) rose gold sounds pretty! 1y
Rissreads @Jess7 Maybe I don‘t have as many books as everyone else! 1y
britt_brooke Looks great! I think I‘m going to use my IKEA one for some kids‘ books because their shelves will soon be overflowing. My short-term TBR books are in one of our end tables (which has a small bookshelf underneath). I still choose random books anyway, though. 😬 1y
minkyb Ooh I like this choice! 1y
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Well, @Jess7 - the Target cart is easy to assemble and super roomy! There‘s extra space behind the shelved books in each bin!

I cleaned up some books in boxes, nooks & crannies around my room and will organize later. The top shelf is perfect for stacking back issues of O Magazine I haven‘t read yet!

Thanks for the idea! Hope you love whichever you go with!


Riveted_Reader_Melissa That‘s nice! 1y
EricaReads We have a cart like that from ikea. Maybe one day I‘ll get to use it for books but now my 3 year old ties it to his tricycle, fills it with toys and drives around the apartment 😂 1y
Jess7 Love it! So glad I my post inspired you! :-) I bought one today too! I posted a pic of it! Let me know what you think! 1y
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I‘m thinking of getting a #TBRCART. I keep seeing them on Instagram. Both are $30.

🤷🏻‍♀️ Which brand cart should I get: Target or Michael‘s? 🤷🏻‍♀️ Please vote in the comments below and help me decide. Thanks!

Examples with books:

• Target example: https://www.instagram.com/p/BmLg04CF1ut/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=inl0lm...

• Michael‘s example: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bm6RbXthoOT/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1v31p0...

monalyisha I‘d go Target but honestly... whichever‘s cheaper! 😜 1y
MarticaMustRead Target looks sturdier to me & I like that there's "handles" which will make it easier to relocate if need be.... live this idea btw! 1y
RedMudNessa I'm voting Target. I like how the Target one has the side support rails on the outside of the shelves unlike them being in the center on the Michael's one, probably not much of an issue but it makes me think the Target one is more stable. The mesh shelves of the Michael's one does not appeal to me personally. Michael's also states the weight the shelves can hold I'd look at what the Target one is and weigh (heh) that into decision. 1y
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Jess7 I think they both have the mesh shelves. @RedMudNessa - but you might be right about Target being sturdier, not sure? 1y
Quirkybookworm Target‘s 1y
Kappadeemom I like the way the one from Target looks (edited) 1y
mrp27 I had the same idea for my books. I saw the Michaels cart in store and it seemed smaller and flimsier in person. I can't speak to the Target one as I have not seeing it in person. 1y
QuintusMarcus TBR cart? I need a TBR truck! 1y
Leftcoastzen I‘m going with the Target , it looks more substantial and I like the top handle configuration. 1y
Jess7 Haha @QuintusMarcus - you put the books on your immediate TBR on it :-) 1y
Amie I have the one from Target and I like it. It's pretty sturdy. I keep my library books in the top shelf. 1y
Jess7 Do you think the measurements are from the bottom‘s biggest area (the feet area)? Trying to decide if I get it where I‘d put it as well @amie 1y
Amie @Jess7 I would guess that it is. I'm not at home, otherwise I would check mine to confirm 🙂 1y
Karkar I like the look of the Target one but the Instagram picture of the Michaels one. 1y
julesG I have the Ikea one and am quite happy with it. I'm using it for my plants on the balcony right now. It's called Råskog. Not sure about the dimensions, it might be smaller than both your versions. 1y
TheWordJar I need to know what a TBR cart is! (I don‘t have Instagram.) I have the same one @julesG has from IKEA and I love it. It is an inch or two smaller than your versions, but it is built like the Michaels version (supports up the middle). I‘m very happy with it, and now I need to know if I need to turn it into a TBR cart!! 😂 1y
julesG @TheWordJar TBR cart - you stack it with books. 1y
Kayla.Adriena I like the Target one best 1y
k.reads I have the IKEA version as well and can attest that it is a hoss. Sturdy and rolls like a dream. 1y
RebelReader I like the Target one better. I think I need one of these. $30 is very reasonable. 1y
dariazeoli Ooh I think I need one, too! I like that the Target one has handles 1y
xicanti I think the Target one looks sturdier, but the Michael's one would be easier to take books out of. 1y
Sarah83 Target. It looks more safe than the other one. Books are heavy and I don't think Michael can deal with it. 😂 1y
dariazeoli So, I just picked one up. No max weight on the box but we shall see! #blameitonJess7 😁 1y
Jess7 Hahahaha! Let me know if you like it! @dariazeoli - which brand did you buy? 1y
dariazeoli @Jess7 I got the Target one in white! 1y
bookandbedandtea I like the one from Target. 1y
Phantasma.Maddie I think I need one of these for my library books. Between me and my daughter we have 47 checked out right now. 😂😂 1y
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Here's my to be read stacks for the month. Yes your eyes do not deceive you I am breaking into my comic books!!! Watch out y'all! 🦸🦹

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August TBR update 7/12 complete with one in progress. I think I‘m going to start Bring Me Back next. I also have a couple YA reads from the library I want to get to.

Jeannineth I‘m about 1/2 finished with Bring Me Back and so far I like it. Love your list. 1y
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#OneofUs here at the apartment is very happy that the #tbrshelf is filled out again. The other, not so much. I‘ll let you guess who 😉


4thhouseontheleft 😂😂😂 1y
Reviewsbylola My husband and I each have our own bookshelf but he rarely reads and I‘m so tempted to steal some of his shelves. His are 3/4 full whereas mine has books piled in front of it and on top of it! 😂😂 1y
Kalalalatja @Reviewsbylola my bf has close to one shelf. He‘s really not a reader, he reads 1-2 books a year om vacation, so I don‘t feel bad about taking up the space 😂😂 although he vetoed it being only books, so I had to accept some decorations as well 🙄 1y
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emilyhaldi You are blessed to be able to keep your tbr books so contained!! 🙌🏻 1y
Kalalalatja @emilyhaldi my bf and I have a deal, that I can‘t exceed 30 unread, owned, print books, and I‘m really, really trying to honour that deal. Being low on cash helps too 😄😄 1y
emilyhaldi Wow good for you!! 👏🏻 I'm not going to mention that compromise to my husband lest he think it should be applied in our household 😅 1y
Reviewsbylola That‘s so funny because my shelf is all books, while my husbands has a lot of pictures on it. He clearly has the space and I do not. 😂😂 1y
Kalalalatja @emilyhaldi the things you do for love 😉🙄 but when we get a house in the future that deal is out the window 💨 1y
Mdargusch I like how you organize your books! 😂 1y
Meredith3 ✨👌🏻👍🏻👏🏻 1y
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So this is a combination of challenges (#garbingo #makemereadit #13books13weeks), Library checkouts, and holds. These are all also print books. I have a lot of reading to to this month! Going to try to stick to this order, at least for the top half.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great list! 1y
Stacy_31 Great list! I loved The Memory Keeper‘s Daughter. 1y
UwannaPublishme Wow! That's quite a list! 😍👍🏻 1y
Jeannineth Great list. Where to start? The Goldfinch is a large book but it stays with you. Thinking about it now. 📚❤️ 1y
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Here's my #TBRStack for August. Hoping I can get through them all. LOL

tammysue I‘ve been wanting to read In The Woods! 1y
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My library TBR stack really spanning all the genres. Thriller, YA, General fic, sci fi and memoir... Not sure what I‘m in the mood to start today. 🤷🏻‍♀️

tammysue Nice! 👍🏻 2y
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A little late to the party, but here goes....
Tell me what to read in August!!!
Vote in the comments and the top 3 vote getters will be the first 3 books I read next month. 🤓
#makemereadit #tbr

Librarybelle Some great choices! How about 2y
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RebelReader You want to be able to watch the movie on Netflix in 8/10! 2y
Reviewsbylola I‘m going to go with 2y
Gissy Nice tbr list! 📚I can't comment since I only read Into The Water. Waiting for your reviews! 👍 2y
parasolofdoom Nevernight 2y
Ddzmini Minions 😍 2y
TheBookKeepers This is one of my all time favorites and really got me turned onto fantasy! 2y
corycatelyn Into the water 2y
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Ok here‘s my stack for #makemereadit. Top book by tomorrow midnight I start reading on Thursday. I don‘t do organized TBR stacks, so I can‘t wait until August to start. When I finish this book I‘ll submit the rest for another round of voting. #teachersoflitsy. This should be fun 😎

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AJones Excellent #TBR stack! “180 Days” 2y
LiteraryinLititz 180 Days! 2y
Reviewsbylola Strange Bedfellows 2y
BookNAround I don‘t know any of these so I‘ll pick the title that is most intriguing to me: 2y
CoffeeK8 @BookNAround that‘s the fun thing about this list, i purposely picked out he most fun titles so people could judge based on that 2y
Daisey I voted a few days ago, but I came back today to check out some more of these titles and maybe add a few to my own TBR. 📚😊 2y
CoffeeK8 @Daisey it‘s alway great to find books from other teachers, that you know they find useful. 😎 2y
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