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To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird | Harper Lee
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BarkingMadRun
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When you‘re coaching from your bicycle and you pass a #littlefreelibrary #runningcoach #injured #tornmeniscus #osteoarthritis #allthebooks

Cinfhen Oh no!! Feel better 1d
BarkingMadRun Thanks @Cinfhen this goes back to November, I‘m actually able to run short distances now but my peeps are running 4 miles or more and I‘m not there yet. It‘s frustrating but at least I can ride my bike! 1d
Cinfhen Glad you‘re making progress 💚 1d
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j.rye That list is ridiculous! Thank goodness there were so many kids‘ books or I would have done much worse. I got 93/1000 🤭 I‘m almost embarrassed. Haha. 4d
cleoh I got 238 - I was pretty impressed, the last time I got significantly less! @j.rye there were so many books I hadn‘t even heard of on there! 4d
ljuliel You did much better than me. I read 155. 4d
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Marni Mine was 198 and there were a ton on my to read list too 4d
4thhouseontheleft @Marni I think there were 5 on the list that I had just read in the past 6 months! @j.rye The kids books bumped up my score too, along with a bunch of books I read in the 90‘s. 😄 4d
4thhouseontheleft @cleoh @ljuliel I thought it was an interesting mix of old and new. But there were way too many NIcholas Sparks books. 🤣 4d
TheAromaofBooks I got 173, but that list seems incredibly random. I don't like Stephen King or Nicholas Sparks, but I feel like if they were two of your favorite authors, you would definitely be at an advantage haha 4d
BarbaraBB 291. Fun list! And yes, way too many Sparks and King! 4d
julesG 151 - @j.rye The kids and YA books saved me. 4d
Hestapleton I got 346! Thank you English literature degrees! 😂 A lot of classics that I wouldn‘t have read on my own if I didn‘t have to read them for school. 4d
Chab256 Hmmm...odd list, but I have read 150 lol 4d
Daisey I have read 260 from this list! Definitely an interesting mix of books. 4d
bookishnerd I got 303 but I got mixed up on some classics. So could be more! 4d
CBee 223. I‘ll take it 🤷‍♀️😂 4d
ljuliel I think we could all do this with many book lists and score differently, depending on who made the list. Some lists I‘d score high on, others, I‘d score really low, so I think it depends on the list. I don‘t read a lot of popular books . I tend to look for random authors I‘ve never heard of, or odd titles I find interesting. I rarely see them on any book lists. 😁 4d
Laughterhp What a weird list. A lot of YA. I read 181 books on it. 4d
tdrosebud 180. There were many that are on my TBR and a whole bunch I'm quite sure I will never read. I lived doing these lists. 4d
wanderinglynn Interesting list. I got 287 with probably another two dozen or so on my TBR. 4d
LaraS 159. Whenever I take these quizzes I always wonder what's the etiquette for books I hated so much I DNF? Do they count as being “read“? How about the ones I know I read, but they were so unimpactful I can barely remember the plot? Or the ones I was forced to read in school, and ended up skimming most of it and using Coles notes? Then there's the books I hated so much, I tempted to *not* count them out of sheer spite. 😂 #DivisiveReader (edited) 4d
JackOBotts 24%! (238) - if I‘d gone with TBR/books waiting to be read...probably closer to 50%. Fun inventory. 4d
4thhouseontheleft @LaraS Great questions! There were a few books that I was pretty sure I read at some point, but couldn‘t remember a thing. I didn‘t count those. I counted all the books I read in school - I was the kind of student that never uses Cliff notes. 🤣 Except for one book I hated: 4d
SaunteringVaguelyDownwards @4thhouseontheleft I agree, there were way too many Nicholas Sparks books! And of the popular authors I had read (like Stephen King), they put on everything they wrote that I hadn't read! (Nothing from the Dark Tower series, really?) 4d
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I only made it to 54 I think, but lots of them are on my TBR list. I did keep saying to myself "No, but I DID see the movie!" I'm a bad Litten ??? 4d
jillrhudy 317 and what a crazy list! “Random Books We Have Heard of For People Who Like Tapping on Lists of Books” 4d
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MaggieCarr
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel | Harper Lee, Fred Fordham
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I've read TKaM numerous times and each time, the older I get, I'm still floored. I truely enjoyed this version as a graphic novel. It's well done and doesn't remove the many social issues-class, politics, poverty, gender and race that have made the story relevant to any discussion.

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1. Tagged
2. Racism, prejudice, pretty much anything that relates to hate and ignorance
3. Church
4. No snow here but occasional rain and fog

@4thhouseontheleft @howjessreads
#FriYayIntro

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Pickpick

Scout, Jem, and their dad Atticus Finch live in Maycomb Alabama during the Great Depression. Their father Atticus is a lawyer. Atticus decides to defend a black man named Tom Robinson from accusations of raping a white woman. Because of Atticus‘s decision to defend him Scout and Jem get teased. This is a sad story about racism but is a classic, I‘m so glad I picked it up to read. It‘s a small book but the pages are packed with an amazing story.

Cfischbuch I‘m so happy you enjoyed this classic. 1w
MrsBabki Great work! I am embarrassed to admit I have never read this . 7d
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MatchlessMarie
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel | Harper Lee, Fred Fordham
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Boo Radley didn‘t leave me no presents 🙃

Lindy 😉 2w
Leftcoastzen 😀 1w
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emmalouise1
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Book number 3 of choices out of my control :) heard mixed reviews about this one hopefully il enjoy it .

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amber_ldsmom
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Day 11: #debut - To Kill a Mockingbird #auldlangreads

OriginalCyn620 One of my all-time faves! 2w
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Branwen
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Damn, I forgot how FANTASTIC this book is. The last time I read it was about fifteen years ago, and I know so much of this book went right over my head the first time around. I cried so hard at Tom's trial! I'm so glad I got to experience this gem of a book again. It's absolutely incredible. 😍📚💕 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #roxas #readtheusa2020

MrBook Fantastic, indeed! 😻 3w
Leftcoastzen It stands the test of time! Excellent read ! 3w
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Vijay_krishna
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Pickpick

Fantastic book. Reading this book so late has really helped me. The whole story takes place few years back in time. It not just focus on a single issue but shows the lifestyle of people in those days. It's very realistic and no exaggeration. There is no hero or heroine in the novel. The story itself is the hero. The writer indulges you into every character in the story very slowly and then pulls the story out. Loved it ❤️

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Romy819
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Some of my favorites this year #2019#read#bookpile#booknerd#booklover#jamesbaldwin#lailalalami

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Susanita
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No books for Christmas BUT I got a bookish shirt and a books-and-cats jigsaw puzzle.

Leftcoastzen Cute! 1mo
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MarkusLibanan
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Mom's treasure 📚

Fairy_lights_444 Wow 😍 Lucky you. 1mo
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Vijay_krishna

People in their right minds never take pride in their talents

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Blueberry
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I love this #tradition for this tag!

#QuotsyDec19 @TK-421

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ktxzls
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9.15.19-9.10.19
Scout Finch
Tom Robinson was a black man accused of raping a young girl. Atticus accepted to represent him. He didn't get good feedback. Mayella Ewell was lying but Tom was still convinced. Scout and Jem were attacked by Bob Ewell and Boo saves them.
Main problem was Atticus was representing Tom. Bob accused Tom of raping his daughter.
Boo was able to rescue his brother and Scout. Scout found out Boo was a full man.

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SimplyKristina
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I got to read this as part of my book club. It was a good story. The characters were well developed. I just felt like there was always another thing happening. A lot of events in a timeline that made it feel like it wasn‘t ever going to end.

LoverOfLearning Welcome to Litsy! #litsywelcomewagon 1mo
LoverOfLearning I haven't read this book since high school but I would like to read it again soon! It's sitting on my shelf all marked with notes and underlinings. 1mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🎈🥳 1mo
rachelm Welcome!! 1mo
RaimeyGallant Welcome! 2w
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MadDashReading
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I love that my career as an English teacher allows me the opportunity to share the classics with a whole new generation. These symbol drawings are ? from one of my freshmen. Seriously, I get to talk about books all day long. I have the best "job" in the world! ?

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EadieB
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Day 13 - #HonorableCharacter #DearDecember

In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus doesn't specifically give a literal definition of honor. However, he does define courage, and based on his definition of courage and his actions, we can deduce what he sees as honorable.

Eggs This is great❤️👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
EadieB @Eggs 👍🏻 1mo
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my.books.in.squares
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Treating myself.... again.

🙃

Graciouswarriorprincess Enjoy and Happy Reading! 2mo
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hungrybird
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The "quote" is about Scout talking about the plot of this book that she asked Atticus to read for her, and I think the book just ends in a truly magnificent way like this. I basically breezed through this book in a few days. Although Go Set a Watchman was kind of disappointing... Well, I better quit rambling.

P.S. This is my last quote on To Kill a Mockingbird! I hope to post about the quotes from other books when I get the chance.

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nothin's real scary except in books. - Scout to Atticus

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Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a person until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley porch was enough. - Scout

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Well, this is the part that I couldn't all type on my previous post. It's also interesting to see Scout's reaction to it and the way she mentions shooting a mockingbird.

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The quote (if I can call this that) continues on to the next page.

I tried typing the rest of it, but then posted the photo of the next page.

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hungrybird
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Strange that Miss Gates, a school teacher, seems ok with the persecution that's been going on in her country for a very long time while she feels sorry for the Jewish people who are being persecuted under Hitler...

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hungrybird
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"One maniac and millons of German folks. Looked to me like they'd shut Hitler in a pen instead of letting him shut them up." - Scout

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This is when Jem talks to Scout about there being four kinds of folks in Maycomb County, and when Scout tells him about her opinion. The part I liked is basically from "Naw, Jem, I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks." to the end of this page, ending with "it's because he WANTS to stay inside."

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Basically, two quotes on one page. One begins with "There's something in our world that makes men lose their heads..." and the other begins with "The one place where a man ought to get a square deal..."

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"Well I'm gonna be a new kind of clown. I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks." - Dill

(I had to put this additional line by Dill separately because it appears on the next page.)

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This is when Jem gets something special from Mrs. Dubose, and the quote that I wasn't able to type word for word because of lack of space, which begins from "I wanted tou to see something about her." I wonder if I should upload a photo of the quote from now on instead? Anyway, I recently read To Kill a Mockingbird for the second time and it was as good as the first time.

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“I wanted you to see something about her - I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.“ - Atticus

There are three sentences of Atticus' that follow after this, but apparently the whole thing is too long to post at once. Oh, well.

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“Don't fret, Jem. Things are never as bad as they seem.“ - Miss Maudie Atkinson

“as I waited I thought, Atticus Finch won't win, he can't win, but he's the only man in these parts who can keep a jury out so long in a case like that. And I thought to myself, well, we're making a step - it's just a baby-step, but it's a step.“ - Miss Maudie Atkinson

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“I don't know, but they did it. They've done it before and they did it tonight and they'll do it again and when do it - seems only children weep.“ - Atticus

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“you see they could never, never understand that I live like I do because that's the way I want to live.“ - Mr. Dolphus Raymond to Scout

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Do I need to keep this book on my shelf? I read it in 1995, thought it was a fine book and duly shelved it, but I'm unlikely (I think) to read it again, and if I do, I can get it from the library.
The concept of releasing my books into the wild isn't entirely foreign to me, but I still struggle to balance my desire to keep books with my need for shelf space.

Emilymdxn I‘m always pro letting them go myself. It‘s so personal for each reader I like knowing that the resources that went into making that book and the knowledge inside it can go and serve someone else maybe someone who couldnt afford a new book. Plus to kill a mockingbird is such a classic it‘s hopefully always going to be easy to get your hands on a copy if you need it again! 2mo
Bookwomble @Emilymdxn I'm ambivalently pro letting them go 😄 2mo
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Juliafass

“The one thing that doesn‘t abide by majority rule is a person‘s conscience.”

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Juliafass

My favorite thing about this book is the way you don't know the characters and you know they're not real but also they are so real because even though it might not be the exact same names it very well is a true story to many people at the time period.

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Juliafass
Pickpick

Obviously everyone knows how good this book is but I will say it again. When I reread this it was just as good as the first time because you forget the little details but just remember the bigger plot and it's just so good. The character development is amazing and just over all the pinnacle of writing.

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abondbeyondblood
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Just finished To Kill a Mockingbird. Anyone got any other suggestions for me to read?
Cheers!

Howard_L Ordinary Grace, Gilead, A Prayer for Owen Meany 2mo
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hungrybird

"I'd rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." - Atticus

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hungrybird

"baby, it's never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn't hurt you." - Atticus

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hungrybird

“but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.“ - Atticus

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hungrybird

“People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.“ - Miss Maudie Atkinson