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Braiding Sweetgrass
Braiding Sweetgrass | Robin Wall Kimmerer
"As a leading researcher in the field of biology, Robin Wall Kimmerer understands the delicate state of our world. But as an active member of the Potawatomi nation, she senses and relates to the world through a way of knowing far older than any science. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she intertwines these two modes of awareness--the analytic and the emotional, the scientific and the cultural--to ultimately reveal a path toward healing the rift that grows between people and nature. The woven essays that construct this book bring people back into conversation with all that is green and growing; a universe that never stopped speaking to us, even when we forgot how to listen"--
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Frankies.space
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Brilliant.

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Nutmegnc
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GingerAntics 💙💙💙 love this book 3w
Nutmegnc @GingerAntics It really took me by surprise with how beautiful is! 3w
GingerAntics @Nutmegnc it‘s so poetic in places. Heartbreaking in others. It‘s truly a beautiful book. 3w
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Nutmegnc
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#firstlinefridays “Breathe it in and you start to remember things you didn‘t know you‘d forgotten.”

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AWahle
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Libro.fm is having a great audiobook sale! These books were all $5 each. There are lots of great titles and you can support your local independent bookstore at the same time. I had the tagged audiobook from the library, but I‘m enjoying it enough that I think I‘ll want to listen to it again at some point.

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Nutmegnc
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My May #bookspinbingo list is ready!! @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3w
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perfectlywinged
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So far this is an excellent blend of personal stories, science, and indigenous tales.

TurnerofPages This book is an amazing soul journey! 1mo
perfectlywinged @TurnerofPages yes it is! I loved it! 1mo
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mcctrish
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I bought this in print but decided to listen to it on audio 🤷🏻‍♀️it‘s beautiful on audio, like a meditation on how we should be in the world. I‘m glad I have the print because there is a lot I want to go over again and again. It would be some kind of wonderful if high science ( and elementary) classes could adopt some of her science based awareness of our one Earth.

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mcctrish
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Just a couple of bags left for this build and 2 days left of the audio book. I try to do one bag a day to stretch the joy but I know this book will get snatched back before I‘m ready to let it go 😢

Suet624 That typewriter is gorgeous. 3mo
PhyllisH Such a great book. Have read her other book Gathering Moss? 3mo
mcctrish @Suet624 Lego outdid themselves 3mo
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mcctrish @PhyllisH no I haven‘t, I‘m off to look it up 3mo
Suet624 That‘s a Lego???? 3mo
TheKidUpstairs That's amazing! 3mo
mcctrish @Suet624 possibly the BEST Lego EVER 3mo
mcctrish @TheKidUpstairs it is and I don‘t want to be finished 3mo
PhyllisH @mcctrish I have the Audible version of her books and her narration is wonderful. She has a very calm and soothing voice. 3mo
mcctrish @PhyllisH her voice is wonderful ❤️❤️ 3mo
EvieBee Trish, what in the world is this?!? It‘s so beautiful!! 3mo
mcctrish @EvieBee is the Lego typewriter set and I love it so much 3mo
EvieBee Legos have come a long way! It‘s beautiful and the color is stunning! 💕💕 (edited) 3mo
mcctrish @EvieBee Lego is AMAZING now 3mo
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DieAReader
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Bailedbailed

#WeekendReading #FabulousFebruary #BookNookBuddies2022

I might try this in physical format as opposed to audio. The narration seems way too slow, mellow & drawn out. Not enjoying it this way🎧 so, another bail🙄

Andrew65 Oh dear 😔 Some books just don‘t work as audiobooks. (edited) 3mo
DieAReader @Andrew65 Unfortunately that‘s very true😔 3mo
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mcctrish
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I LOVE listening to this book and building this typewriter. I need to straighten some keys 😬. I want to buy some sweet grass and witch hazel to plant this spring in my yard

BookwormAHN Very cool 💚 3mo
Kimzey Will that be a functioning manual typewriter? So cool! 3mo
mcctrish @Kimzey there‘s no ribbon, but the keys do move 3mo
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mcctrish @BookwormAHN I ordered the new Globe today 😱 3mo
Kimzey @mcctrish Who makes it? 3mo
mcctrish @Kimzey it‘s Lego (edited) 3mo
Kimzey @mcctrish Thanks, I was going to guess LEGO! 3mo
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mcctrish
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I have this in print but I want to listen too ( I‘m hoping to plant sweet grass this spring)

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“I envision people recognizing, for perhaps the first time, the dazzling gifts of the world, seeing them with new eyes, just as they teeter of the cusp of undoing. Maybe just in time. Or maybe too late.”

I‘m giving thanks to this book for gifting me new eyes. For renewing me, so that I may take part in the renewal of the world.

PhyllisH One of my favorite books. I‘m glad you liked it.😊 4mo
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hissingpotatoes
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5/5⭐ There are no words to describe how powerful, beautiful, and tightly crafted this book is. I strongly recommend the audiobook narrated by the author. #bookspinbingo #bookspin

DinoMom This book was amazing. Made me feel all the feels and I have recommended it to so many people! Everyone should read it ❤️. It was also the first book I tagged when I first joined Litsy! 4mo
hissingpotatoes @DinoMom That's awesome! And I 💯 agree! 4mo
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hissingpotatoes
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No one would doubt that I love my children, & even a quantitative social psychologist would find no fault with my list of loving behaviors:
• nurturing health & well-being
• protection from harm
• encouraging individual growth & development
• desire to be together
• generous sharing of resources
• working together for a common goal
• celebration of shared values
• interdependence
• sacrifice by one for the other
• creation of beauty

hissingpotatoes If we observed these behaviors between humans, we would say, “She loves that person.” You might also observe these actions between a person and a bit of carefully tended ground and say, “She loves that garden.” Why then, seeing this list, would you not make the leap to say that the garden loves her back? 4mo
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hissingpotatoes
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The land loves us back. She loves us with beans and tomatoes, with roasting ears and blackberries and birdsongs. By a shower of gifts and a heavy rain of lessons. She provides for us and teaches us to provide for ourselves. That‘s what good mothers do. ⬇

hissingpotatoes I looked around at the garden and could feel her delight in giving us these beautiful raspberries, squash, basil, potatoes, asparagus, lettuce, kale and beets, broccoli, peppers, brussels sprouts, carrots, dill, onions, leeks, spinach. It reminded me of my little girls‘ answer to “How much do I love you?” “Thiiiiiiiis much,” with arms stretched wide, they replied. 4mo
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As I grew to understand the gifts of the earth, I couldn't understand how “love of country“ could omit recognition of the actual country itself. The only promise it requires is to a flag. What of the promises to each other and to the land?

What would it be like to be raised on gratitude, to speak to the natural world as a member of the democracy of species, to raise a pledge of interdependence? ⬇

hissingpotatoes No declarations of political loyalty are required, just a response to a repeated question: “Can we agree to be grateful for all that is given?”
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Imagine if our government meetings began with the Thanksgiving Address. What if our leaders first found common ground before fighting over their differences?
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hissingpotatoes
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While expressing gratitude seems innocent enough, it is a revolutionary idea. In a consumer society, contentment is a radical proposition. Recognizing abundance rather than scarcity undermines an economy that thrives by creating unmet desires. Gratitude cultivates an ethic of fullness, but the economy needs emptiness. The Thanksgiving Address reminds you that you already have everything you need. ⬇

hissingpotatoes Gratitude doesn‘t send you out shopping to find satisfaction; it comes as a gift rather than a commodity, subverting the foundation of the whole economy. That‘s good medicine for land and people alike. 4mo
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ReadingEnvy
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Reading Envy Podcast Episode 237: Reading Goals 2022

Happy birthday to the podcast, born in January 2014! This is 30 minutes of just my voice.

Jenny talks about her reading goals for 2022, starts thinking about Russian novels, and reflects on reading goals for 2021. Next time we'll be back to our regular episodes!

Listen and subscribe:
https://tinyurl.com/ReadingEnvy237

Ruthiella Congratulations on the podcast anniversary! 🥳 4mo
LeahBergen Congratulations! 🎂 4mo
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andrew61 Congratulations jenny. 4mo
Bianca Amazing! Congrats, Jenny! 4mo
Reggie Happy Birthday, Podcast!!! Also, I just want to say I absolve you of Sarah Langan. Lol Try John Langan. The Fisherman or House of Windows. Congrats on keeping the podcast going, Jenny. 4mo
BookBabe Yay! 😃👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Keep up the good work! 4mo
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hissingpotatoes
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The idea of asking schoolchildren to pledge loyalty to a political system seems exceedingly curious.
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And it‘s not exactly liberty if they force you to say it, is it?

sprainedbrain 🙌🏼 4mo
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hissingpotatoes
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We are showered every day with gifts, but they are not meant for us to keep. Their life is in their movement, the inhale and the exhale of our shared breath. Our work and our joy is to pass along the gift and to trust that what we put out into the universe will always come back.

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hissingpotatoes
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We spill over into the world and the world spills over into us.

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hissingpotatoes
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The young and the old are linked in one long breath, an inhalation that calls for reciprocal exhalation, nourishing the common root from which they both arose. New leaf to old, old to new, mother to daughter—mutuality endures. I am consoled by the lesson of lilies.

Soubhiville This book is so full of wisdom and beautiful thoughts. 4mo
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hissingpotatoes
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Maybe a little breeze came up, maybe a hidden current, or the earth tilting on its axis to slosh the pond, but whatever the invisible hand, my little boat began to rock gently, like a cradle on the water. Held by the hills and rocked by the water, the hand of the breeze against my cheek, I gave myself over to the comfort that came, unbidden.

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hissingpotatoes
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The tightness of Kimmerer's writing and themes is mind-blowing.

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hissingpotatoes
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Transformation is not accomplished by tentative wading at the edge.

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hissingpotatoes
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Ponds grow old, and though I will too, I like the ecological idea of aging as progressive enrichment, rather than progressive loss.

readordierachel Love this 4mo
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ReadingEnvy
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Reading Envy 236: Best Reads of 2021

Jenny asked previous podcast guests to chat about their top reads of the year, whether or not they were published in 2021. Jenny also chimes in with her own obscure categories. Please enjoy hearing from Tina, Tom, Lindy, Trish, Andrew, Kim, Jeff, Elizabeth, Audrey, Scott, Robin, Mina, Emily, Chris, Nadine, and Ross.

Listen and subscribe:
https://tinyurl.com/ReadingEnvy236

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hissingpotatoes
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In English, we never refer to a member of our family, or indeed to any person, as it. That would be a profound act of disrespect. It robs a person of selfhood and kinship, reducing a person to a mere thing. So it is that in Potawatomi and most other indigenous languages, we use the same words to address the living world as we use for our family. Because they are our family.

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hissingpotatoes
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Our teacher, Justin Neely, a young man devoted to language revival, explains that while there are several words for thank you, there is no word for please. Food was meant to be shared, no added politeness needed; it was simply a cultural given that one was asking respectfully. The missionaries took this absence as further evidence of crude manners.

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hissingpotatoes
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That September pairing of purple and gold is lived reciprocity; its wisdom is that the beauty of one is illuminated by the radiance of the other. Science and art, matter and spirit, indigenous knowledge and Western science—can they be goldenrod and asters for each other? When I am in their presence, their beauty asks me for reciprocity, to be the complementary color, to make something beautiful in response.

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hissingpotatoes
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When I stare too long at the world with science eyes, I see an afterimage of traditional knowledge. Might science and traditional knowledge be purple and yellow to one another, might they be goldenrod and asters?

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This was a wonderful look at how science can be enriched by the knowledge of indigenous people. A look at a more reciprocal relationship with plants, animals and our overall environment. Love how eloquently she blends personal recollections and research with facts and native folklore.

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Centique
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Thank you for the gift of this book @Reggie ! I‘ve taken about 3 months to read it because almost every chapter I had to stop and think for a few days. It‘s truly changed the way I view the natural world - I want to be a participant with it and not a spectator of it. Figuring it out will take some time but I see a way forward now. Again the learnings we get from indigenous cultures are just mind blowingly valuable 🤯 Kimmerer is a genius ⬇️

Centique Picture: I had to get up at 5am yesterday to take His Elderliness to a hospital appointment. And was given this gift of a sunrise 😍😍 6mo
squirrelbrain Wonderful review Paula! I‘ve been wanting to read this for a while and your comments have only reinforced that. 6mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful sunrise ❤️ 6mo
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Reggie That is a beautiful sunrise. In this book I heard about from Jenny, I loved hearing how the indigenous people knew not to build anything permanent near the Mississippi River because of the fluctuating width and floods of the river. How part of the reason Katrina was so bad was because they don‘t get the silt they used to from the Delta of the Mississippi because now there are 29 dams. We try to adapt nature and it never works. The indigenous knew 6mo
Reggie to adapt to nature. It was called Rising. Glad you liked this book! 6mo
Centique @Reggie I remember her talking about that one too, it sounds so good - adding to the TBR! 5mo
rockpools What a beautiful review Paula (belatedly 😊). My copy has just arrived from the library- I‘ve been waiting months - very much looking forward to it! 3mo
Centique @rockpools I hope you enjoy it as much as I did 💕 I wonder if you‘ll find you need to read it slowly too. Let me know how it goes! 3mo
rockpools @Centique Hmm. Maybe I should buy it so I can take it slow. Mine‘s a library copy, and I‘m in the middle of a queue so no chance of renewals (and I do appreciate reading slowly). Plus the text is uncomfortably small (old lady grumbles!), so ebook might be the way to go. I‘ll get back to you in a year or so!! 3mo
Centique @rockpools I have the same old lady grumbles about font size! Yes this is not one to be rushed I think. ☺️ 3mo
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hissingpotatoes
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Strawberries first shaped my view of a world full of gifts simply scattered at your feet. A gift comes to you through no action of your own, free, having moved toward you without your beckoning. It is not a reward; you cannot earn it, or call it to you, or even deserve it. And yet it appears. Your only role is to be open-eyed and present.

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I think I figured out my December TBR! It was hard for me to find seasonally-appropriate books to start with, and then I left too many prompts from popsugar and read harder challenges to the last month 😬 oops!
Tagged book I was very much enjoying before the library took it back, so it‘s the book I‘m most excited to finish next month!
#WinterGames2021 #MistletoeManiacs #BookSpin #BookSpinBingo

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 6mo
Clwojick Ooooh! Looks good! 6mo
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1. I plan to read the tagged, plus I'll be listening to something when driving places.
2. Mashed potatoes
#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView

TheSpineView I enjoy audio drives. Thanks for playing and happy Thanksgiving 6mo
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Julsmarshall
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This book weaves together many worlds: natural, mythical, & human, in a beautiful & compelling way. Sharing her knowledge as a scientist, naturalist & Native woman, I was inspired and informed about our world and what we can do to support it for future generations of living things-human and non human. We only have one planet and it is up to us, now, to protect it. I highly recommend this book, it is as gorgeous as it is important. Great on #audio.

StaceGhost This is my favorite thing to start the day listening to 6mo
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peacegypsy
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Oh, I am going to savor this gentle book.

StaceGhost It‘s so so good 6mo
TurnerofPages It's on my 2022 TBR list!! 6mo
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CampbellTaraL
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A collection of essays by a person who is both scientist and indigenous, the latter of which is the primary lens used to understand our world. There are many takeaways that move you to do something, namely starting with a hard look at the materialistic worldview of our (dominant) culture. Reverence, gratitude, reciprocity, respect; not just for humans, but every thing, the inanimate included.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I really liked this one too. 6mo
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Palimpsest
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Hi friends! I haven‘t posted any reviews because I haven‘t been able to read as much lately. I‘ve been struggling with more frequent bouts of migraines and my son keeps getting sick. Anyway, these are the books I‘m currently reading. Braiding Sweetgrass is an audible book which is great. I‘ve just missed sharing with this community, but am still frequently checking out everyone‘s posts and I‘m still stacking more books to read!

Leftcoastzen I hope you feel better soon. And I hope your son improves too . (edited) 6mo
Julsmarshall I hope you and your son are on the mend soon. I‘m listening to this book right now too. Really enjoying it! 6mo
Reggie I hope your son feels better. 6mo
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Megabooks I am so sorry. Sending good health vibes to you and your family! 6mo
TrishB Hope things improve soon. 6mo
QuietlyLaura I hope you and your son feel better soon. 💕 6mo
DaveGreen7777 Hope y‘all feel better soon! 6mo
BiblioLitten I hope you both feel better soon💕 6mo
BookNAround Migraines are terrible and I hope your son is past all of the illness. Wishing better health to both of you. 6mo
Bookwomble I hope things have improved for you both since you posted this 💗 6mo
Palimpsest @Leftcoastzen Thank you so much! 5mo
Palimpsest @Julsmarshall Thank you! I still have two hours of this audiobook to go! 5mo
Palimpsest @Reggie Thank you, Reggie! Doing much better! 5mo
Palimpsest @Megabooks Thanks for the good vibes! 5mo
Palimpsest @TrishB Thank you, Trish! 5mo
Palimpsest @QuietlyLaura Thank you so much! 5mo
Palimpsest @DaveGreen7777 Thank you so much! 5mo
Palimpsest @BiblioLitten Thank you! 5mo
Palimpsest @BookNAround Thank you so much! 5mo
Palimpsest @Bookwomble Thank you so much! Thankfully they have! 5mo
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Current audiobook.

I‘m almost halfway through and so very in love with this book. It‘s amazing.

StaceGhost I‘m listening to this too! It‘s entrancing 6mo
SkeletonKey @StaceGhost - It really is! I have the physical book but I‘m glad I did audio. 6mo
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CampbellTaraL
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I started reading Braiding Sweetgrass and this passage got me thinking about how we treat gifting. The passage is about so much more than just gifts, but in light of the supply chain problems as we enter the holiday season, it stood out for me today as a reminder of what a gift really is about: "a feeling-bond between two people."

Crazeedi Parts of this book were beautiful, parts I wasnt as crazy about, but this passage is very true 7mo
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StaceGhost
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Loving this audiobook so very much. Almost finished Eliot‘s sweater & the book 📖 daydreaming what to cast on & listen to next! #knittersoflitsy #knitting #audioknit

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jb72
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#wondrouswednesday

No, but I have plans to start a journal.
It‘s been okay. I‘ve finished 5 books so far.
Grateful: my children, good weather, great pets, good books

Eggs You are Blessed💙 7mo
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monalyisha
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The time has come for my IRL Book Club to begin choosing titles for next year. There are 6 of us, so we each get to choose two. I know that one of my picks will be Braiding Sweetgrass (I‘ve been meaning to read it for so long)…but what should the other be?

Which of these titles would you most want to discuss with a book club? Which would you drop?

*I‘d also consider The Need by Helen Phillips in lieu of Nightbitch.

DogEaredBooks My votes are for Cultish and Why Fish Don‘t exist! Both are just amazing books and would have so much to talk about. (I‘m read Braiding Sweetgrass right now and loving it so I am also voting for that one too!!) 7mo
TiredLibrarian I'd like to read this one; sounds a bit like Dead Poets Society. 7mo
monalyisha @DogEaredBooks I‘m tempted! But I‘m also more of a novel gal, as a general rule, so I‘m not sure about picking two nonfic titles — especially since I know we‘ll be reading at least one other (tagged). But they all look so good! 😫🙈 7mo
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monalyisha @TiredLibrarian Yes! A bunch of teachers in my group, too, so I think that would make it all the more interesting. And we‘re all New Englanders. And Lisa Lutz has been on my TBR in one form or another for a long time and I‘ve never read a single one of her books. 7mo
Palimpsest I love Piranesi, but it‘s also the only book on this list I‘ve read. There are a few here I‘ve been meaning to read including Braiding Sweetgrass. 7mo
monalyisha @Palimpsest I think Piranesi is a strong contender! I also like that it‘s shorter; I think that will hold appeal. 😉 7mo
vlwelser If you want a novel, out of these, I would suggest Piranesi for book club. The Swallows is definitely on my TBR but I probably wouldn't pick it for book club. 7mo
monalyisha @vlwelser Talking through it with other readers is helpful! Thanks! 7mo
TiredLibrarian @monalyisha I read the Spellman series; loved them. They're a bit like Janet Evanovich's numbers series but much smarter & quirkier. Highly recommend! 👍 7mo
Tera66 I liked Fair Fight🥊 and loved River of Teeth🦛. 7mo
monalyisha @Tera66 What do you think about their potential for sparking book club discussions? 7mo
Tera66 @monalyisha It's been quite a while since I read Fair Fight, but I think it would be a good discussion about Feminism and gender roles then and now. But wow, River of Teeth would be good for all the what ifs! Especially with what has happened with covid and the planet. And how decisions of one government can cause issues globally 7mo
Tera66 @monalyisha I think I would choose based off the topics your group would be comfortable talking about. Both are great opportunities for great discussions. 7mo
monalyisha @Tera66 Helpful! Thanks. 😊 7mo
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As my 3 year old screams “mommy, I need a hug!!” from her bedroom after hours of bedtime sweetness and trying to teach more sleep independence. Reading this passage cut to the core 💔

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Mitch
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This demands slow reading, you need time to savour sentences, reflect on wisdom, examine your own thinking / ideals & ponder an alternative narrative that might feel different from your own. The book hit some dramatic highs - when I fed hungrily on her wisdom and ability to use story to change my point of view. At times I wanted to step away from her voice and challenge some of her choices, but that's good if a book gets you to that point, right?!

Mitch Thanks for reading along with me @chrissyreadit #buddyreadsrock 7mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I really enjoyed this one too. 7mo
Mitch @Riveted_Reader_Melissa it gave me so much to think about 7mo
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I had expected this book to be narrative nonfiction, but it reads as a collection of essays. Some of the essays are more engaging than others, and the book is slow-paced and contemplative. This is a good thing because Kimmerer gives her readers much to think about as she explains the natural world.

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Mitch
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Trying to relax in the bath with my book … this buddy would rather I blew bubbles for him to chase! 🤣

hannah-leeloo But how can you say no to that cutie 🤣 8mo
persephone1408 Awww sweet baby🖤🐶 8mo
Mitch @hannah-leeloo the accompanying low whine makes it impossible! 🤣 8mo
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Mitch @persephone1408 he really is xx 8mo
Prairiegirl_reading Adorable!!! 8mo
CBee That face 😂♥️ 8mo
Cupcake12 Woodford …so adorable 💙 8mo
BkClubCare How cute! 8mo
Gissy 🐶❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
Soubhiville He‘s so cute! 💙 8mo
wanderinglynn Too cute! ❤️🐶 8mo
Leftcoastzen 😀🐶so cute! 8mo
ReadingEnvy Omg that face 8mo
LeahBergen 🤣🤣🤣 8mo
Reggie Omg, who could resist that! 8mo
tracey38 So adorable though! 8mo
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Jen2
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So lovely!

Tamra Enjoy! 💜 8mo
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