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I planned on reading but my mom wanted to go shopping so sign...🎅🏼 🎁

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#TeamFestivus – game 2 for Dec. 8 worth 5 pts (6 if you make a new post). Remember to get those last Dec. 7 posts in before playing the Dec. 8 games because Sec. 8 starts a new week of #wintergames

@i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon

wanderinglynn My book title: When Snowmen Would Shine ⛄️⛄️⛄️ 1d
samanthagutt Some Reindeer Always Whisper 🦌 ❄️ 17h
teebe If Elves Might Glisten 16h
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ChasingOm If Snowmen May Jingle-Jangle (I haven‘t changed my name after marriage, but I love that this is what it would be if I had hyphenated. 😂) 16h
wanderinglynn @samanthagutt Fantastic book title! 14h
wanderinglynn @teebe that‘s an intriguing title! ⛄️ 14h
wanderinglynn @ChasingOm I love it! The hyphenation really makes that title! 👍🏻⛄️ 14h
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And here‘s game 2 for Dec. 7 of the #wintergames

What‘s your reindeer name #TeamFestivus? For an easy 5 pts.

Mine‘s Pointy-toes Lord Crackle 🤷🏼‍♀️ Doesn‘t really sound like a reindeer. Maybe more like some kind of ballerina rapper. 😂

@i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon

ChasingOm Pointy-toes Snickerdoodle, at your service! 2d
samanthagutt Mine is Grinch St. Candy Cane! 2d
Chrissyreadit Frosty Bon Bon 2d
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teebe Tinsel-cheeks von Pretzel 😆 2d
wanderinglynn @teebe 😂😂😂 2d
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wanderinglynn My answers: C J E H D G B F I A 2d
samanthagutt C, J, E, H, D, G, B, F, I, A 2d
wanderinglynn Great job @samanthagutt 🙌🏻⛄️📽 2d
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#TeamFestivus - a new scavenger hunt 🎄 for #wintergames

You have the rest of the month if you opt to complete this one.

UPDATE: this is a photo challenge. You can post them as a collage or post one photo at a time.

@i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon

wanderinglynn And one ornament can fill multiple prompts. 3d
Readage Got the update!! I'll be working on it 😉 3d
Readage @wanderinglynn Thanks for the update 3d
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When you realize you forgot to grab a book when leaving for work.. what is one supposed to do over her lunch break? 🤦🏻‍♀️

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I‘ve noticed that many bibliophiles have cats. I‘d love to see by emoji who has a cat, who has a dog, or who has both...

I‘ll start: 🐕🐩
#curiousitykilledthecarbutnotthedog #catvsdog #bookcompanion

Librarybelle 🐈 🐈 🐈 3d
AkashaVampie 😣 (means none) would love to have some but would have to pay our landlord so much more money a month 3d
Lifeisasnap @Librarybelle do you have one that rules them all? I can‘t imagine having them all be royalty!! Lol 3d
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Lifeisasnap @AkashaVampie totally makes sense. We didn‘t have any for the longest time for that very reason. 3d
Skeebies05 🐈 🐈 ( both black, both jerks 🤣) 3d
Librarybelle Haha! There are power struggles for sure! All three are males as well, so I think that adds to the dynamic. 3d
Lifeisasnap @Skeebies05 that‘s why as much as i loved my childhood kitty, i could never have another one. I like to be in charge! Lol 3d
InBooksILive I've noticed that too actually! I have 1 🐕 3d
Lifeisasnap @Librarybelle smart move. A female would rule! 😉 3d
Prairiegirl_reading 🐶 but when she does something she isn‘t supposed to she is just extra lovey to distract me. She knows I can‘t be mad at her then. 🤣 3d
Lifeisasnap @InBooksILive what kind? I have puppies- a male and a female: ones a Border Collie the other a Border Aussie. 3d
Lifeisasnap @Prairiegirl_reading i totally get that. Our BC is outside mudding it up. He seems so proud of himself except i told him he now has to wait to come in until his dad gives him a bath. I rinsed him off three times yesterday. The snow is melting making a mess of everything. His sister- clean as fresh fallen snow. 😂 3d
ruskigurl16 🐱 and he rules the roost! 😹😹 3d
InBooksILive Aw I've always loved border collies, they're so smart, it blows my mind. Mine is a husky/chow. He's 6 😔 getting older way too quickly 3d
JanuarieTimewalker13 Hahahaha...my cats run me, ragged... 3d
Lifeisasnap @InBooksILive too smart- it gets them in trouble a lot if you don‘t walk them or run their energy out. We do this twice a day. You‘d think I‘d be skinny, alas no. 3d
Lifeisasnap @JanuarieTimewalker13 really? I thought cats were super chill. You must have unique kitties! ❤️ 3d
dariazeoli 🐶 3d
JanuarieTimewalker13 They‘re only super chill when they are sleeping. Lol I‘m always yelling “you‘re supposed to be a cat!!” to my Dean, who, clearly was a dog in his last life. I‘m getting old and ornery, and he‘s a 13 yo puppy-cat. Lol (edited) 3d
Branwen I have three kitties! 😸😸😸 3d
Soubhiville 🐈🐈🐕 3d
BookNAround 🐕🐈🦔 3d
Lifeisasnap @JanuarieTimewalker13 that‘s awesome! 3d
Lifeisasnap @Branwen how fun! 3d
Lifeisasnap @Soubhiville how‘s the dog feel about being bossed around by your cats? 3d
Lifeisasnap @BookNAround a dog, a cat and a hedgehog?? That‘s too cool!!! 3d
Soubhiville She‘s fine with it 😊. They all get along great most of the time. 3d
Karkar 🐶🐶 3d
Lifeisasnap @Karkar two dogs? Me too! What kind? 3d
Karkar @Lifeisasnap I have two miniature schnauzers - Sheba and Zelda. How about you? 3d
Lifeisasnap @Karkar how cute! Mine are a Border Collie and a Border Aussie. One normal size the other a mini. 3d
Enchanted_Bibliophile 🐕🐕🐈 3d
Lifeisasnap @Enchanted_Bibliophile does the cat rule your dogs, or do they all get along well? 3d
Enchanted_Bibliophile Mostly they get along. They are both very protective of her, whenever she gets in fights with other cats they will run to the rescue. Even if she started the fight. 3d
Lifeisasnap @Enchanted_Bibliophile i love the dogs will come to her defense!! Great siblings. 1d
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I am so behind on my reading! ARGHH!! How do you guys get back into the reading groove after surviving life‘s curveballs? I have so many books to get through and am not sure how to prioritize them.

wanderinglynn After a life happening, I try to read a book that is light-reading or even fluffy. Something that will allow me to easily escape reality without having to think too much. I hope things are going better for you. 💚 4d
Lifeisasnap I hate when that happens. I always choose the book that‘s cover calls to me first to read when i can‘t decide which to start with. I hope your journey back to reading is enjoyable. Sounds like you deserve some down time. 4d
Valeka @wanderinglynn and @Lifeisasnap Thank you for the suggestions! Something fluffy with a catchy cover sounds perfect right about now! ❤️📚 4d
Lifeisasnap Enjoy 3d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m having the same problem!!! 3d
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Sent off my #JolabokaflodSwap package yesterday. @MaleficentBookDragon 📚🎄

julesG Eager beaver! 4d
Avanders That was fast!! 🤯🤯 4d
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @Avanders @julesG Canada Post let me down last Christmas, so I'm paranoid and prepared this year. 😆 (Granted they were on strike last year, but still) 4d
julesG Now I'm definitely leaning towards using UPS, although I'm sending within Europe. 4d
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#TeamFestivus – the first *Limited Time/Unlimited Response* Activity for #WinterGames!

Do NOT repost—all answers have to be commented on here. *One person cannot post twice in a row.* Let‘s see how many times we can get through the alphabet!

One Team Festivus participant will be randomly chosen to get an EXTRA 50 points!

Game starts NOW and ends at 11:59:59pm Dec 5. You have a full 24 hours to answer

wanderinglynn I‘ll start: Advent calendar. 4d
Addison_Reads Booze 😉 4d
LouBeth Cupcakes 4d
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Readage Dessert 4d
LouBeth Eggnog 4d
Addison_Reads Festivus Pole 4d
Kdgordon88 Gin 4d
Addison_Reads Ham (we need food for all this alcohol..😁) 4d
ads0123 Ice cream!! 4d
Readage Jell-O mold (with or without cat food) 4d
Addison_Reads @Readage 😂 perfect 4d
Readage @Addison_Reads Glad someone got the joke 😉 4d
Addison_Reads Kit-Kats, one of my favorite candies. 4d
wanderinglynn Lights 4d
ads0123 Mashed potatoes 4d
Kdgordon88 Noise makers 4d
teebe Oreo pie 4d
ChasingOm Presents! 4d
samanthagutt Quiche! 😂 4d
EliNeedsMoreShelves Records/record player 🕺🏼 4d
samanthagutt Santa hat 🎅🏼 4d
Addison_Reads Ugly Sweaters 4d
Chrissyreadit Vodka 4d
ChasingOm Wraps (Turkey, ham, or veggie) 4d
Addison_Reads Zucchini bread 4d
Addison_Reads Great job #TeamFestivus! 🎉 now we can start it up again. 4d
LouBeth Apple cider 4d
wanderinglynn w00t! 🙌🏻 You guys rock! 4d
wanderinglynn Bourbon 4d
Addison_Reads Cookies 🍪 4d
LouBeth Deviled eggs 4d
Addison_Reads Elves 🎄 4d
teebe Flan 4d
Addison_Reads Gifts 🎁 4d
wanderinglynn Hot chocolate 4d
wanderinglynn Tagging everyone again so we don‘t lose momentum! We‘re almost 1/2 through the 2d time & have to 11:59pm Pacific tonight! @i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon 4d
Kdgordon88 Ice cubes 4d
Readage Jelly Roll (edited) 4d
Addison_Reads Kosher salt 4d
LouBeth Limoncello 4d
Addison_Reads M&M's 4d
wanderinglynn Nutcracker 4d
Addison_Reads Ornaments 4d
wanderinglynn 🍿 popcorn 4d
Addison_Reads Quesadillas 4d
LouBeth Roasted veggies 4d
wanderinglynn Santa 🎅🏼 4d
Chrissyreadit T again??? Tarts 4d
Addison_Reads Umbrella 🌂 4d
ads0123 Veggies 4d
Addison_Reads Water 4d
Kdgordon88 Xylophone 4d
fleeting Zipper 🤐 4d
Addison_Reads @fleeting Zipper is great. I need that sometimes for a few annoying family members. 😂 4d
ads0123 Acorns 4d
Addison_Reads Biscuits 4d
fleeting @Addison_Reads oh, yes to that! 😂 4d
ads0123 Cheesecake 4d
Addison_Reads Drinks 4d
teebe Eggrolls 4d
wanderinglynn Frankincense 4d
wanderinglynn Great job #TeamFestivus! We‘re on round 3!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🎉 4d
teebe Gingerbeer 4d
wanderinglynn Holly 4d
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Ice cubes ❄️❄️ (edited) 4d
ads0123 Jolly ranchers 4d
Addison_Reads Kris Kringle 🎅 4d
wanderinglynn Limo (we have to get to & from the party somehow! 😂) 4d
Addison_Reads Mittens 4d
teebe Nanaimo bars 4d
wanderinglynn Octopus 🐙 4d
teebe Pecan pie 4d
Addison_Reads Quilt. Someone might get cold. 😉 4d
wanderinglynn Roast beast 4d
Addison_Reads Stocking Stuffers 4d
ChasingOm Tartan (pants? Sweater? Blanket? All three?) 4d
Addison_Reads Ukulele 4d
teebe Venison 3d
ads0123 Watermelon 3d
ads0123 Zebra print pants 3d
Addison_Reads X was skipped in Round 3. I'm adding it here. Xenophiles. 3d
Addison_Reads Round 4. Someone start us off with an A word. 😁 3d
samanthagutt Angel Christmas tree topper 🎄 3d
Addison_Reads Butter cookies 3d
samanthagutt Christmas carols 🎶 3d
MaleficentBookDragon Dancing Shoes
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Evergreen wreath! 3d
Addison_Reads Festive decorations 3d
ads0123 Grape juice 3d
teebe Hot cider 3d
ads0123 Interesting conversation 3d
Addison_Reads Joy 😁 3d
teebe Krampus dvd 😂 3d
wanderinglynn A lamp 3d
Readage Mistletoe 3d
ads0123 Nachos 3d
EliNeedsMoreShelves Party poppers 🎊 3d
ads0123 Queso 3d
Addison_Reads Reading material 3d
MaleficentBookDragon Santa Suit
ChasingOm Turkey 🦃 3d
Addison_Reads Unwrapped presents 3d
ads0123 Very tasty treats 3d
Chrissyreadit Winstons Winter Album 3d
Addison_Reads Xeroxed copies of my favorite Christmas song 3d
ads0123 Yams 3d
teebe Zinfandel wine 3d
ads0123 Artichoke dip 3d
Chrissyreadit Bananas foster 3d
Kdgordon88 Caramels 3d
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Dad jokes! Although I am, in fact, an aunt. 😉 3d
wanderinglynn Evergreens 3d
ads0123 French fries 3d
Addison_Reads Gingerbread house 3d
ads0123 Hotcakes 3d
EliNeedsMoreShelves Igloo cooler 3d
Addison_Reads Juice 3d
Kdgordon88 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts 3d
wanderinglynn You guys are rocking this! 🙌🏻 3d
ads0123 Licorice wands 3d
Kdgordon88 Marshmellows 3d
wanderinglynn Oranges (my grandparents always put oranges in my stocking) 😀 3d
ads0123 Peanut butter cups 3d
ads0123 @wanderinglynn my grandparents put oranges in my stocking, too! 3d
Addison_Reads Quality company 3d
EliNeedsMoreShelves Red vines 3d
ChasingOm Scrabble 3d
Kdgordon88 Tums 3d
Chrissyreadit Upbeat attitude 3d
Addison_Reads Violin 3d
ChasingOm Wassail 3d
ads0123 X-ray goggles 3d
ads0123 Zester 3d
Addison_Reads Round 6. 🙌😁 Artificial Tree 3d
Kdgordon88 Best Friends 3d
Addison_Reads Carolers 3d
wanderinglynn Wow! You guys rock! 3d
ads0123 Dr Pepper 3d
Addison_Reads Eggplant parmesan 3d
ads0123 Fairy lights 3d
Kdgordon88 Gumdrops 3d
ChasingOm Holiday cheer! 3d
Addison_Reads Icicles 3d
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Jelly roll cake! 3d
ads0123 Lemon bars 3d
wanderinglynn Mistletoe 3d
i-am-papercrane New boardgames 3d
teebe Oatbars 3d
ads0123 Pringles 3d
teebe Quail 3d
LouBeth Rotel 3d
teebe Stuffing 3d
LouBeth Turducken 😄 3d
teebe Udon 3d
LouBeth Vegan sausage 3d
teebe Wreath 3d
Addison_Reads Xacto knife. In case we want to do some craft projects. 😁 3d
LouBeth Yellow cake 3d
Addison_Reads Zany Christmas sweaters 3d
Addison_Reads Anyone up for trying to get through another Round? Round 7. 🎉 3d
ads0123 Applesauce! 3d
Addison_Reads Baked goods 3d
ads0123 Cold cuts 3d
Addison_Reads Dinner rolls 3d
LouBeth Edamame 3d
wanderinglynn Ebenezer Scrooge because he needs some Christmas fun 3d
Addison_Reads Figgy pudding 3d
LouBeth Ginger snaps 3d
Addison_Reads Holiday movies 3d
ads0123 Icing for the cakes! 3d
Addison_Reads Jar of olives 3d
ads0123 Kindling 3d
Addison_Reads Little drummer boy 3d
wanderinglynn Mints (edited) 3d
Addison_Reads Nothing. 😉 3d
wanderinglynn This will be the last round! Let‘s go out big! Then I‘ll count up everyone‘s points tomorrow and add them to your Dec 5 pts. @i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon
Kdgordon88 Party favors 3d
ads0123 Quiznos subs 3d
LouBeth Risotto 3d
Addison_Reads Strawberries 3d
LouBeth Tablet (to read on) 3d
Addison_Reads Unagi 3d
ads0123 Venti Starbucks coffee for everyone 3d
wanderinglynn @ads0123 I could go for one of those! 😂☕️ 3d
Addison_Reads Wassail 3d
Addison_Reads Only 3 letters left! Go #TeamFestivus 3d
LouBeth X-Men comic 3d
ads0123 Yo-yo 3d
LouBeth Zebra toy 3d
wanderinglynn Yay! Well done #TeamFestivus!!! 🙌🏻⛄️ 3d
wanderinglynn @Addison_Reads @LouBeth @Readage @Kdgordon88 @ads0123 @teebe @ChasingOm @samanthagutt @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Chrissyreadit @i-am-papercrane @chaoticgoodhufflepuff @MaleficentBookDragon We had 100% team participation on this game!!! Awesome job #TeamFestivus! I tallied up your comments and add the points to Dec 5. Plus, by random drawing, Chelle got the bonus 50 pts! 3d
MaleficentBookDragon This was a really fun game. 17h
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Okay #TeamFestivus here‘s the first of two Dec. 5 #wintergames. Comment here for 5 pts or get that extra participation pt by reposting!

Lots of words I hate for grammar reasons, but my least favorite word to hear/say is probably “soiled.”

@i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon @MaleficentBookDragon

Ashru Separation 4d
Rothdell “That” 4d
samanthagutt Moist 😖 4d
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ChasingOm Seen, when it‘s used as “I seen x, y, and z.” 😝 4d
wanderinglynn @Ashru interesting choice 4d
wanderinglynn @Rothdell yes, it gets a lot of overuse in writing. 4d
wanderinglynn @samanthagutt I think that word ranks 1 for most hated 😂 4d
wanderinglynn @ChasingOm yes! I have a lot of misused or poor grammar ones I hate. 4d
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1. That‘s tough because I love Christmas/holiday music. Some faves: I Pray on Christmas (Harry Connick, Jr.); Happy Xmas (John Lennon); Christmastime (Smashing Pumpkins)

Here‘s my Spotify playlist of my faves: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6pzU2R4Y0rVgvnkPqgcFOq?si=9HgSUaEVSWadHW0rczEu...

2. My first round puzzle and this year‘s first Christmas puzzle

3. Egg nog, bourbon slushies, & ginger snaps

4. Most years, yes

Eggs Thanks for the 🎶🎶❤️❤️ 4d
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wanderinglynn 1. Year; 2. Same; 3. City; 4. Heat; 5. Hair; 6. Stem; 7. Cash; 8. Share; 9. Steam; 10. Ram; 11. Chair; 12. Earth; 13. Shy; 14. Mast; 15. Rat 5d
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wanderinglynn Q L O R A E G C H N J M D K F P I B 5d
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#wintergames #TeamFestivus #holidaymovie

Another gorgeous guy who‘s absolutely adorable as a widowed dad. ❤️ Jude Law. And love The Holiday.

Bookzombie This is one of my favorites. 5d
Ladyval05 There are four movies I watch every Christmas. The Holiday is one of them! ❤️❤️ 5d
Kdgordon88 Love this movie so much! 5d
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LiljaPleasant One of my christmas movies. So looking forward to it! 5d
Mishu94 This is one of my fav movies!! ❤️❤️ 5d
TheBookStacker This is also one of my faves it‘s one I consistently watch every year! 5d
CoffeeAndABook An absolute must see every year!! One of the very best!! Jude Law is just so 😋🥰💝 5d
Bookjunkie57 One of my most favorite movies. I need to watch tonight. 5d
Meaw_catlady Love this movie so much!!! 5d
4thhouseontheleft Is it streaming somewhere? I can‘t find it on any of my apps, and hate to rent it when I already pay for too many subscriptions. 😂😂 4d
wanderinglynn @4thhouseontheleft I hear you. I hate renting movies too. I think in this case bought it from Amazon last year because I watch it over and over. 4d
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Who else is playing introvert bingo this season?!? 😂😂😂

#wintergames #TeamFestivus #holidaylaughs

Bookworm54 I definitely am. Too many social engagements for this poor little introvert haha 🤣 5d
Clwojick Abhahaha 5d
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marleed Oh yes. I was recently talking to a friend and she noted that she never eats a meal alone. And is seldom alone for even a morning or an afternoon, and almost never an evening. 5d
wanderinglynn @marleed I have a friend who finds it painful to be alone. She is my polar opposite. 😂 But now when I need something from Costco, I send her because she loves to go! 😂 5d
UnidragonFrag All this, all the time 😂 5d
marleed @wanderinglynn I think about that a lot - why I‘m content to be alone when so many people I know are not. I was alone often as a kid and maybe that has something to do with it. I try to tell them there is a big difference in being alone and being lonely but I‘m not sure I‘m really believed. I can point to the loneliest year of my life and I was definitely not alone. 5d
tracey38 I am so about this!!! 5d
Sharpeipup I‘m starting now! 5d
OnlyYoo This is so cute and seems like a lot of fun haha 5d
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1. Yes, always! It makes my family and friends crazy 😜 because they think I should want something besides books, I just laugh at them! 🤷‍♀️
2. Yes, I‘ve given my daughter-in-law a box of books for her birthday and at Christmas every year, ever since my son started dating her - she depends upon it! ❤️


TheSpineView Books are the best gift! Thanks for playing! Happy Tuesday! 6d
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A kindle and a candle are all a girl needs.

LitsyWelcomeWagon Agreed! Welcome to Litsy! Here are links to #Litsytips: http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: https://goo.gl/UrCpoU. There‘s lots of fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! #LitsyWelcomeWagon 3d
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#not book related

I just found out I got the job in Okinawa!!! I don‘t have a move date yet, but sometime after the new year, I‘ll be heading overseas!

TheDaysGoBy How exciting! Congrats! 6d
AmyK1 Congratulations!! 6d
LiteraryinLititz Oh my gosh! Congratulations!! 6d
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Kdgordon88 How cool is that!! Congrats! 6d
SaturnDoo 🎉🎉🎉🎉Congratulations that is exciting!!!! 6d
Vedrana Congratulations!😊 6d
MidnightBookGirl Congratulations! 6d
Librarybelle Congratulations! 6d
Linsy Congratulations!!! 6d
Crimson613 CONGRATS! What kind of job is it? 6d
Cinfhen Wow!!! Congrats 🍾🎉 6d
wanderinglynn @Crimson613 thanks! I‘m an attorney and I work for the US Department of the Navy. It‘s a transfer. 😉 6d
mabell Oh my goodness!! How exciting! Congratulations! 🎉🎊 6d
BookNAround Very cool! 6d
Ireadkidlit Wow, that is awesome! Ganbatte kudasai 😊 6d
Addison_Reads Awesome! Congrats 🙌🎉 6d
RachelO That‘s super-exciting. Congratulations! 6d
Mollyanna Congratulations! 6d
teebe Wow congrats! 6d
xicanti Congratulations! 6d
ljuliel Good for you ! Didn‘t you just make a big move not long ago ? It must be nice to have the freedom to pick up and go wherever you want. I hope you love it there. 6d
wanderinglynn @ljuliel Thanks. ☺️ And yes, I moved to Washington state from Washington DC at the beginning of this year. Being single has its perks. 6d
TheAromaofBooks Oh my goodness, how exciting! Will this be your first time living in Japan? 6d
LeahBergen Congratulations! 6d
CoverToCoverGirl Oh wow! How exciting! Congratulations! 6d
youneverarrived How exciting! Congratulations ✨ 6d
sprainedbrain Wow!! Congratulations 🎉 6d
wanderinglynn @TheAromaofBooks Thank you. And yes. I‘ve only ever visited the Philippines. So I‘m excited to explore Japan and the rest of the region. 6d
zezeki Congrats!! 🎉🎉🎉 6d
LauraJ Congratulations! 🍾 6d
JacqMac Congratulations! 🥂🎉 6d
squirrelbrain Wow how exciting! Congratulations! 🎉🎉 6d
Kalalalatja How exciting! 6d
LeeRHarry Congrats!! 🎉🎉 how exciting! 😊 5d
DGRachel Wow! Congratulations!🎉🎊🍾 5d
Lindy Congratulations! That sounds like a great opportunity. 😃 5d
Bookzombie Congratulations!! That‘s so exciting!! 5d
dariazeoli Holy wow! That‘s so exciting! Good luck and congratulations 🍾 5d
Redwritinghood Congrats! 5d
Citra182 Congratulations!! 🎉 5d
Jess Congrats! 5d
kellyann28 Oh wow congrats! I'll be sure to send your swap package before the new year ;) 4d
wanderinglynn @kellyann28 thanks! ☺️ And no hurry. I won‘t be moving until spring—lots to coordinate to move overseas. 4d
kellyann28 Oh okay, I didn't know how that usually goes and didn't want to miss you! 😉 4d
TheBookKeepers So awesome! Congratulations!!! 1d
wanderinglynn Thank you @TheBookKeepers ☺️ 1d
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#TeamFestivus another easy 5 pts! Comment below (or post this yourself for that extra participation point)

I‘d go to Australia because I‘ve never been and I‘d love to celebrate Christmas in summer. 🎄☀️🌏

@i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon

LeeRHarry I‘ve been in Aus for 20 years and still find it a bit strange 😆but it‘s lovely to sit outside with good company and a glass of wine 😊 6d
samanthagutt I wish the North Pole really existed so I could go there for Christmas! I‘d just love to go somewhere that would guarantee a White Christmas. I live in NJ so it‘s not impossible, but it rarely happens 😔 6d
teebe Banff or Lake Louise with my entire family. I need snow for the holidays so I wouldn‘t want to go anywhere warmer for Christmas, and I love the mountains. 6d
wanderinglynn @teebe Banff & Lake Louise are both on my list of places to see. 👍🏻 6d
wanderinglynn @samanthagutt The NP & Santa‘s workshop would be cool. 6d
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#wintergames #TeamFestivus #whatsonyourphone

110 pts for me! (Although since I don‘t have kids, I interpreted a “photo of your kids” to include fur babies.)

Team: either post your points here in a comment or get that extra participation point by posting this!

@i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon

wanderinglynn My prompts: 60 pts for >1000 photos (7399), Christmas decor, & background is pet photo; 30 pts for made a phone call yesterday, zero unread FB msgs, Pinterest app; 15 pts for over 100 photos, photo of your living room, text from before 2018, & 5 pts for pic of kids, FB app, text from mom, contact beginning w/J (my friend Jesse James), & a selfie. 6d
samanthagutt 130 points! I have everything on this list BESIDES: pop song as my ringtone, candy crush app, no cell phone, and YouTube Kids app 6d
Chrissyreadit 54 points. 5d
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Chrissyreadit @samanthagutt how do you deal with no cell phone? 5d
wanderinglynn @Chrissyreadit 🙌🏻 And I think Samantha means she got all the points *except for* no cell phone & those other things she listed. 5d
samanthagutt Thanks for clarifying @wanderinglynn , that‘s exactly what I meant! Sorry for the confusion, I just thought it would be a lot quicker to name the points I didn‘t get 😂 @Chrissyreadit 4d
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I‘ve loved Niall Matter since he played bad boy genius Zane Donovan on Eureka. And playing a single dad in Falling for Christmas just makes him that much more adorable!

#wintergames #TeamFestivus #holidaymovie

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Sometimes in life being normal is boring I just like being weird 👽 stay weird and it's raining season it's cold weather ❄️

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😂😂😂 If I had kids, I‘d totally do this!

#wintergames #holidaylaughs #TeamFestivus

Clwojick Yes! 😂😂😂 This one always makes me laugh... and also makes me wish I had a real fireplace lol 6d
Alfoster My grandkids would probably jump in the fireplace after them!🤪🤣🤣🤣 6d
Bono394 My favorite response to this: "but what if I run out of kids?" ? 6d
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wanderinglynn @Bono394 😂😂😂 That‘s a brilliant response! 6d
Bono394 @wanderinglynn I thought so too! 🤣 6d
TheAromaofBooks @Bono394 - cannot stop laughing now! 6d
Slajaunie LMAO!! This is the most amazing idea ever!!! 6d
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MrBook 😆👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #LitsyHumor 6d
Velvetfur Cute 😁 6d
Freespirit 😂😂😂😂 6d
CaitZ 😂😂 6d
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#wintergames #TeamFestivus – repost or comment below for 5 pts.

This year for Christmas I really want a new puzzle game. 😂😂😂 That‘s about right!

@i-am-papercrane @Addison_Reads @Ads0123 @ChasingOm @EliNeedsMoreShelves @Teebe @Samanthagutt @Chaoticgoodhufflepuff @Readage @Chrissyreadit @LouBeth @Kdgordon88 @MaleficentBookDragon

Eggbeater This Christmas I really want to pull off a good time and meet the cataract surgeon. 😂 1w
Caroline2 This year for Christmas I really want ya back and then I‘ll be back! 😯 1w
Addison_Reads This year for Christmas I really want to read this book. 😁 Apparently my phone knows me pretty well, or I type about books way too much on it. (5pts) 7d
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Chrissyreadit This year for Christmas I really want a nice day to be with friends 7d
samanthagutt This year for Christmas I really want ya back now haha 7d
ChasingOm I turned off the predictive text on my phone and I don‘t know how to turn it back on. 🤷🏻‍♀️😂 7d
thegirlwiththelibrarybag This year for Christmas I really want a new one day weekend 😐😐😐😐 7d
i-am-papercrane This year for Christmas I really want ya a big party ??? 7d
LouBeth This year for Christmas I really want to see you and the family. 7d
teebe This year for Christmas I really want a gift to my dad ? 7d
Kdgordon88 This year for Christmas I really want to be a little more relaxed. Sounds about right. 7d
wanderinglynn @Chrissyreadit that‘s so sweet! ❤️ 7d
wanderinglynn @Eggbeater 😂😂😂 7d
wanderinglynn @Addison_Reads Yours is like mine—our phones know us too well. 😂 7d
wanderinglynn @ChasingOm Maybe that‘s what you really want for Christmas! 😂😉 7d
wanderinglynn @thegirlwiththelibrarybag 😂 Your phone doesn‘t seem to like you if it‘s only giving you a one-day weekend. 😉😂 7d
wanderinglynn @i-am-papercrane 😂 A big party sounds good. But your phone clearly needs some grammar lessons. 😂😂😂 7d
wanderinglynn @LouBeth Aw! ❤️⛄️ 7d
wanderinglynn @teebe 😂 Is your phone trying to tell you something? 😂 7d
wanderinglynn @Kdgordon88 😂 Your phone IS trying to tell you something! ⛄️ 7d
thegirlwiththelibrarybag @wanderinglynn, hopefully it‘s a mid week weekend? 6d
wanderinglynn @thegirlwiththelibrarybag Now that would be a good deal! 👍🏻 6d
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zezeki Joy McSparkle 😂😂 7d
Hooked_on_books Cookie McFrosty. Snowman or stripper? 😆 7d
Addison_Reads Sherry McGlisten 😂 (5pts) 7d
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Chrissyreadit Sherry McSparkle. 7d
samanthagutt Rosie McFrosty ⛄️❄️ 7d
ChasingOm Sugarplum McChilly 7d
i-am-papercrane Hope McSnowflake 7d
LouBeth Sugarplum McSnowy 7d
ads0123 Carrot McSnowflake 😂 7d
teebe Twinkle McFreeze 😂 It sounds like a McDonalds dessert. 7d
Kdgordon88 Cozy McSparkle 😁 7d
wanderinglynn @zezeki 😂⛄️ 7d
wanderinglynn @Hooked_on_books Maybe a snowman stripper? 😂⛄️ 7d
wanderinglynn @teebe Yes it does! 😂 7d
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1. Probably not a lot because I‘m going to a friend‘s house and I‘ll be there most of the day.
2. No because I rarely visit family on Thanksgiving. Normally I binge Netflix. Sometimes I go to a friends.

TheSpineView A day of rest is always a good thing! Happy Thanksgiving! 2w
wanderinglynn @TheSpineView Happy Thanksgiving! 🍁 2w
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November 23, 2019, I watch this new movie last Christmas 🎄 it cried my eyes out and laugh at the same time, the movie was tremendous and I loved it, this photo of me I'm getting married just kidding this is my mamas,

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Like the curious cat, I gotta know, @Cinfhen , or anyone else, what are the hashtags #MOvember and #papadontpreach all about?? I‘m finding all the books fascinating that are playing under those hashtags!!

Cinfhen Ha!!! Cute graphics😻😻😻I‘m hosting a monthly challenge based off of the songs of Madonna (#MOvember) and I guess it was day 21 that the song title was #PapaDontPreach. If you want to join in for the last week I can tag you on the original post. Basically you think of a book that corresponds to either title, lyrics whatever. No pressure and a nice way to interact with others🎶 2w
Caroline2 Cute!!!! 😍 2w
Lifeisasnap @Cinfhen I would love to play. Darn I‘ve missed so many days. I‘ve been wondering for a week, and finally I‘m like, “why don‘t you just ask, duh...” I loved Madonna as a teen, especially the Blue album. Spanish Lullaby was my first song to play for my first child. I just thought it was so pretty. (edited) 2w
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#BFCr4 winners, I finally made it to the post office! Your prizes are on the way!

AsYouWish Yay!!! I am so excited!!! Thank you again so much!!! 2w
suzie.reads Thank you so much 🙂 2w
mcipher Awesome thank you!!! 2w
Melmar Thank you! Got mine yesterday, love it 😻 2w
wanderinglynn @Melmar Happy to know it got there okay. 😀 (edited) 2w
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1. Sometimes. Sometimes I can‘t focus because life happenings. Sometimes it‘s not the right time for me to read that book. Sometimes it‘s the book.
2. If I‘m having to force myself to read it. If reading the book feels like work. Or if the book is just terribly written.

TheSpineView I am a mood reader so sometimes I have to put a book down and pick it up later. Thanks for playing! 😊 3w
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1. I never really collected any toys, but I had a few Strawberry Shortcakes & My Little Ponies
2. Yes
3. Scooby-Doo & She-Ra
4. goldfish crackers
5. I remember eating in the cafeteria in high school (because I was too cool to pack a lunch 😂), but I don‘t think I had a fave because school cafeteria food.
6. I rode the school bus until I could drive. Walking wasn‘t an option. (Rural life.)

Karkar She-Ra was the best!! 3w
wanderinglynn @Karkar Yes she was! 👍🏻 3w
nu-bibliophile Loved Scooby Doo !! 3w
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Slajaunie Strawberry Shortcake and all her friends! I had her house, too! 💙💙💙💙 3w
Scochrane26 I ❤️ she-ra, too. 3w
wanderinglynn @nu-bibliophile Scooby is awesome! #scoobysnacks 3w
wanderinglynn @Slajaunie I had her and a couple of her friends. But not her house. But I did have She-ra‘s castle. 👍🏻 3w
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Shortest – Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? at 24 pages

Longest overall – The Complete Sherlock Holmes (which includes all 4 novels & 56 short stories) at 1,796 pages
Longest single book: The Stand at 1,153

Oldest – The Iliad, estimated to have been written in 762 BCE (first English translation in 1595)

Newest – Remembrance, Jan. 2020 (I read an ARC)

ljuliel I totally forgot about the Sherlock Holmes stories ! I know the audio is something like 62 hours ? It‘s a big one ! 3w
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1. My favorite word is Killjoy. “Like come on, let‘s go. Don‘t be a killjoy!”
2. 3-4. It too long, not too short. Enough to develop the characters, have a good speed to denouement and not enough length to feel like it was too slow at the end or they rushed at the end to fit it all in.
3. Yes. Working on a YA, usually do memoir or middle grade.
4. @A_bookworms_nook @DaisyLu @ZacharyP

JazzFeathers Great answers. And yayyyy!! A fellow writer! 😁 4w
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This book title was not in the Litsy library.🤔
Either way it was very heartfelt and had a great background story.

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Your favorite books to get you in the mood for Thanksgiving? 🦃🦃🦃

Hoopiefoot I know it sounds strange, but for me it‘s Moby Dick. I spent one very quiet Thanksgiving in grad school alone reading Moby Dick, eating pie, and cat sitting for my friend. It was delightful & now I always think of Moby Dick at Thanksgiving. 4w
Crinoline_Laphroaig @Hoopiefoot What a delightful memory. 4w
Sace I tend so associate A Tree Grows in Brooklyn with Thanksgiving. I did one of many rereads when my daughter was in college and just my husband, daughter and I spent Thanksgiving together. That's only happened twice. Normally we are with the in laws. 4w
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Crinoline_Laphroaig @Sace I think I might have a copy of that. I've never actually read it. 4w
Sace I love it and I've read it many times. I tend to gush over it. 😊 4w
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1. I love the interaction of groups of book lovers who share their passions & introduce new books to each other.
2. I haven‘t found anything, yet.
3. A glossary for all the hashtags so I knew what they all meant.
4. Daily
5. Yes
6. I‘d love to have a way to find the different readathons, swaps, read alongs etc. to me it‘s like the menu at In-N-Out Burger — you have the menu & then the cult menu that‘s not listed. I want it all listed. Lol


StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego For 6 I suggest following @LitsyHappenings they repost most events on Litsy, so you can check there to see what's current. 1mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego The hashtags a mainly a way connect an event, and are ever changing, as new events pop up. The best thing to do is just comment and ask the person what a particular hashtag means... But I know what you mean. It took me forever to figure out what #lmpbc means, and now it's one of my favourite activities on Litsy! (Litsy Markup Postal Book Club) 1mo
BethM I agree 👆just ask! Some of us have been here since near the beginning so we forget to explain things! 1mo
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ljuliel Thanks for participating ! 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I cohost a monthly read along with Christine @TheBookHippie if you want to check it out #BotmBuddyRead 🙌🏻📚 also a pen pals group #LitsyLove 💕 (edited) 1mo
Lifeisasnap @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Funny you mention #lmpbc is the reason I starting thinking of what it was all about and made that comment. I still have no idea what it is. 😉 thanks for your comments. 1mo
Lifeisasnap @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Funny you mention #lmpbc is the reason I starting thinking of what it was all about and made that comment. I still have no idea what it is. 😉 thanks for your comments. 1mo
Lifeisasnap @BethM Thanks! I will remember to ask questions. 1mo
Lifeisasnap @ljuliel 🙏 👍 1mo
Lifeisasnap @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for the invite. I‘ll check it out! Sounds intriguing. 1mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego It's so much fun! It's a book club where your in a group of 4 and you pick a book, write your comments in it and then mail to the next person. At the end you get your book back with everyone's comments in it. yYou follow @suvata , she runs it. We just started round so the next sign up won't be until March I think. 1mo
Lifeisasnap @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I‘ll keep watching for the next round! Sounds like a lot of fun. Hey, Danielle, is there a group for the #NovemberTBR ? Or just everyone lists what they have picked from certain clubs followed like #MMD which I knew about since I‘ve been following her for years, or Reese‘s Bookclub?? I love the idea of collaging my TBRs for the month. Thanks for all your help. 1mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I think that's just people posting their TBR for the month, but somethimes different monthly photo challenges will have prompts like that. 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Lifeisasnap you‘re very welcome!! ❤️ 1mo
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My second #bookbingo card for 2019

For the bingo challenge 2019, I make some rules for my own:

1. Only books from my Mount TBR are counting

2. If I get a bingo the card will be added by new categories.

#bookbingo #challenge #bingo

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October Reading Wrap Up
18 books read!
Looking forward to seeing what November has in store.

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❤️ Heber City, Utah
🧡 50 years young
💛 reviewing books and library borrowing (was a library clerk just resigned.)
💚 married
💙 goddess
💜 started out as my photographer handle. However, life IS a snap if you see the good in it & realize it could be worse.

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Riley Sager just announced a new book. He has a synopsis on Facebook and Instagram. I can‘t wait. July 7, 2020.

8little_paws Guess we know what one of next July's #BOTM books will be 2mo
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❤️ Lebanon
🧡 23
💛 I‘m a pharmacist
💚 Single
💙 She/her
💜 My friend gave me the idea

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❤️ West Michigan ✋🏼🌷
💛 yoga teacher + bookseller
💚 boyfriend - together for 3 years
💙 she / her / female
💜 bohemian: “ socially unconventional in an artistic way” yogini: “a Sanskrit term for a female practitioner of yoga, as well as a formal term of respect for female Hindu or Buddhist spiritual teachers.

#gettoknowme #bookswithbohemianyogini #selfiesunday

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Wow today is my third #litsyversary ! I'm very happy that I meet so many wonderful people here on #Litsy @HappyLitsyversary

Thank you that you follow me and my readings.

Sace 🎉🎉🎉🎉 Is your avatar from the Hue app? I love that app? 2mo
Moony @RestlessFickleBookHoarder yes! I love this game too! 2mo
Buechersuechtling Congratulations‼️🎈🎂 Nice to know you here on Litsy. I remember to have nicked quite some reading tips from your feed. 😊 Thanks for that. 2mo
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CoffeeCatsBooks Happy 3rd!! 🎉🎈 2mo
Come-read-with-me @Moony Congratulations!!! 🍾🎊🎉 2mo
britt_brooke I missed this. Congratulations! I‘m happy we‘re Litsy friends! 💚 2mo
Moony @Buechersuechtling oh thats wonderful! You're welcome. I'm glad we're Litsy friends. 2mo
Moony @britt_brooke thanks! I'm happy,too. I hope you're well! 2mo
britt_brooke @Moony I am! Hope you are as well. 2mo
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I had to choose this because If Nobody Listens Part 2 isn't listened. This is a Norwegian Thriller that is action packed. I don't know how the author did it, put Part 2 was even better than Part 1. Rikard Sommer is a good writer. Can't wait to read more from him.

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I'm living together with a black cat. His name is Mojo Rojo. So the pic of today us easy for me. #scarathlon #chillingphotochallenge
 @Clwojick #teamslaughter

He is also my #readingbuddy


CoffeeCatsBooks What a sweetie! 😻 2mo
Buechersuechtling I‘m quite sure, I said it before –but cats 🐈 can never be adored enough. 😌 What a lovely, wonderful animal. 2mo
Clwojick 🥰😍🥰 2mo
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And here my little bookjournal and Challenge diary for the #scarathlon
 @Clwojick and a point for #teamslaughter

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Day 2 of the
#chillingphotochallenge (spell)

A picture I sketch for the last #inktober

 @Clwojick #scarathlon point for #teamslaughter

Clwojick Wooooooah! LOVE IT. 2mo
Moony @Clwojick thanks 😍 2mo
Come-read-with-me @Moony This is beautiful!!! Wish I had your talent 😍 2mo
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