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Come-read-with-me
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Just got my 2020 planner! Not only will it keep me organized 🤞🏻 but it also provides all kinds of interesting book facts. For example, did you know that Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas named their dog “Basket?” 🐶

Princess-Kingofkings I love that planner!! 16h
NeedsMoreBooks Had the one for 2019 ❤️ 15h
Lisa0223 Where can I get one? 🤞🏽 15h
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Come-read-with-me @Lisa0223 I found it at a local bookstore, but I think you could probably track one down on Amazon (they have everything!) 15h
RealBooks4ever @Lisa0223 Try your local stationery or bookstore! 💜 14h
Curiouser_and_curiouser Thank you so much for showing us your purchase. I've been looking at Diaries whenever I'm out but I don't go shopping that much and I haven't found the right 2020 diary yet, this is perfect! I've just ordered it and it's on its way!! Woo hoo, so excited. Thank you @Come-read-with-me , you're my diary angel 😇📒 9h
Come-read-with-me @Curiouser_and_curiouser Thank you 😊 I was so happy to find it - now we‘ll be diary twins! 7h
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RowReads1
The Library Book | Alberto Manguel
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UwannaPublishme
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Mehso-so

I found many of my favorite authors in this book (Alice Hoffman, Anne Lamott, Elizabeth Berg, Kate Atkinson, Sark) and loved reading their personal stories about the books that impacted them most. (I also added quite a few of their picks to my TBR. 😉📚) This an older book published in 2007, but I still wish it included less politicians and more diverse authors.

ljuliel Do you recall if Elizabeth Berg mentioned Maeve Binchy ? In one of her books I recently read, her character in the book was reading a Maeve Binchy book, and mentioned that she cried when she heard Maeve had died. I was wondering if Berg was a huge fan of hers and put that in her fictional story as a sort of tribute ? 3d
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Leftcoastzen
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#DearDecember #surprises Over time @Eggs @MrBook @cathipink expressed interest about how many books Littens own .I got a new bookcase so some rearranging was in order .So ,I decided to count.my guess was between 4 and 5k.Total :
5,902.😯Better not attempt to move.*3 hours later , I think I missed a room?!😂

squirrelbrain 😮😮😮 4d
Theaelizabet Wow. I thought I had a lot. 🙂 4d
cathipink Awesome! That was a quick count 🙂 4d
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MrBook 😆😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻!!! You are awesome!!! 4d
Leftcoastzen @cathipink 🙂I actually counted a couple days in a row , then stopped , then started again. Room to room , writing totals in notebook with notes of which bookcases and nooks I counted. 4d
Leftcoastzen @MrBook thanks! My mom runs around telling people I have more books than the library.I always add ,well , maybe a small library branch. 4d
MrBook 😂👏🏻🙌🏻🍻 4d
BiblioLitten 😍 4d
Billypar Oh my 😮😮😮 That's amazing! 4d
batsy Dream come true 🤩 4d
BarbaraBB That is amazing and I love the title of your post 😍😀 4d
Eggs That is just-I am nearly speechless 😶!! Do you have shelves in every room?? Have you read most of them? 4d
Leftcoastzen @Eggs no shelves in the bathrooms .😁Some cookbooks in the kitchen, I need to be locked in my house to read , and not buy.I‘d say I‘ve read about a fifth.When I find good books at a thrift or book sale cheap , hard to resist. 3d
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vivastory
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Texreader 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5d
batsy So true! 5d
Sace I can promise that I will only ask if I wasn't able to surreptitiously peek at the cover. If I ask I'm genuinely interested 😁 5d
mklong Yes!! 5d
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Mitch
The Bookshop Book | Jen Campbell
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If you‘re ever in Bath - squeeze in some time to explore Mr Bs Reading Emporium.... it‘s the most beautiful shop.

Bklover Oh, I want to hunker down in that chair. ❤️❤️ 6d
TheAromaofBooks I have done their book subscription a few times - they did an amazing job sending books I actually loved. 6d
rabbitprincess Their book spa was a lot of fun 😊 6d
Mitch @rabbitprincess I did it last year and they picked some real winners for me! 5d
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effani

The #ReadHarder challenge for 2020 is up already! https://bookriot.com/2019/12/03/2020-read-harder-challenge/

This is the only reading challenge I do. It really helps me diversify my reading and keeps me out of any ruts. This year's list looks like a good one, although there are definitely some categories where I'll be fishing for recommendations. (Anybody know any good books by refugees? Books about climate change?) #ReadHarder2020

effani Also, I have a feeling that the people complaining that the tasks get more specific every year weren't doing it in 2017, which included greatest hits like “A collection of poetry in translation on a theme other than love“ and “A book published by a micropress.“ I made it through that; nothing on this year's list can throw me. 6d
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Liberty
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I never appreciate December. 🤣

JenReadsAlot Omg that's so true. 1w
Liatrek I love all Baby Yoda memes ❤️❤️❤️ 1w
Bono394 Yes! I'm so ready! Up until this year, I've tracked all the books I've read on my Google calendar but one day my book calendar was cleared! I'm starting over with a new spreadsheet or book journal and I can't wait! 1w
Kimberlone I am sooooo obsessed with baby Yoda now. Binged the first 4 episodes of The Mandalorian today! 1w
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vivastory
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You never know what you're going to unearth while reorganizing your bookshelves. Just randomly flipping through it I discovered promising titles such as, "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes," "How to Cook Roadkill: Gourmet Cooking," & "Levitation for Terrestrials." Talk about TBR explosion! ?

Chrissyreadit Hmmm...I see Scouts In Bondage on the shelf.... 1w
Chrissyreadit Wait is the Groping? Is this old school erotica? 1w
vivastory @Chrissyreadit According to the book Groping is a 1933 novel about social struggle by Naomi Ellington Jacob. No sexual meaning was originally intended 1w
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sprainedbrain Quite a collection! 😂 1w
Theaelizabet I want the Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes. Really. 😚 1w
TalecArashi @vivastory I wonder if the Watership Down chapter named Groping is a reference to the book, or if the word just lost an entire meaning somewhere? 1w
readordierachel My small plants are in need of ice cream, so this book would be perfect 😆 1w
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