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Leftcoastzen
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#LillithJuly #TalkinBoutARevolution Posada was an incredible artist he did chapbooks , children‘s books, and oftentimes very political cartoons aimed at the working class.His distinct style ,a huge influence on Mexican art.Posada died in 1913 , so he didn‘t live to see the end of the Mexican Revolution, but he saw its beginning.

KarenUK 👌💕 5mo
batsy Oh, fantastic 😍 5mo
Leftcoastzen @batsy Thx! Thought you might like it . He‘s a compelling figure , in a recent Mexican art exhibition I saw a couple of his broadsides I hadn‘t seen before. 5mo
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Kalalalatja
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I haven‘t read this, but it has been on my tbr for ages!

#TheHat #LillithJuly

Cinfhen @sisilia raved about this one 💘💘💘💘💘 5mo
KarenUK On mine for ages too....🤦‍♀️ 5mo
sisilia I love Oliver Sacks 💖 @Cinfhen I haven‘t read this one but loved his memoir 5mo
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kspenmoll Definitely read it! 5mo
ju.ca.no Oh it‘s on mine as well😂 5mo
Moray_Reads Mine too 🙄 5mo
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Kalalalatja
We, the Drowned | Carsten Jensen
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Pics from Google

Denmark has 8.750km of coastline, and you are never more than 52km away from #thecoast, no matter where you are at. This book (which I haven‘t read) is set in a little coastal town on a small Danish Island, and tells the saga of four generations of men going out to sea, and the families they leave behind.

#LillithJuly

Mitch I loved this book... 👍🏼 5mo
KarenUK That cover is beautiful 😍💕 5mo
LeahBergen I‘ve had this book on my shelf for a couple of years now. 😬 5mo
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Tamra The blurb sounds really interesting, though it‘s a chunkster of an investment. 5mo
BarbaraBB Great post! 5mo
Henrik_Madsen It is a chunkster but it is not a hard read. I absolutely loved it when I read it after it came out. (It is also a tale of two cities, one oreoccupied with farming and the land, the other one focused on the sea. Jensen sides with the mariners.) 5mo
Kalalalatja @Mitch @LeahBergen @Tamra @Henrik_Madsen I have wanted to read it for ages, but for some reason I keep forgetting about it. Good to know, it is worth it! 5mo
Cinfhen #pagecountphobia 😱😨but I‘m curious enough to think about it!!! 5mo
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Kalalalatja
An American Marriage | Tayari Jones
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I read up on Rihanna‘s lyrics, and this book came to mind 💔

“When the sun shines, we shine together
Told you I'll be here forever
Said I'll always be your friend
Took an oath that I'm a stick it out 'til the end
Now that it's raining more than ever
Know that we still have each other
You can stand under my #umbrella
You can stand under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh”

#LillithJuly

Cinfhen Nice use of lyrics 🎶❤️ 5mo
KarenUK Clever..... loved this book 💕 5mo
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Kalalalatja
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Inspired by @erzascarletbookgasm I chose Charlie for the #BasketCase prompt. Charlie is an outsider, who does not fit into the mainstream groups at his school, because he is dealing with not-so-mainstream issues.

#LillithJuly

Cinfhen I almost choose Charlie too and this almost made my top 6 list!!!!!! 5mo
ruskigurl16 Ooh! How is the book? 5mo
Kalalalatja @ruskigurl16 it is amazing! One of my all time faves 👌 @Cinfhen I get it, it would have made my top 6 the year I read it 🙌 5mo
KarenUK Charlie! 😍😢💔 5mo
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Billypar
Invisible Cities | Italo Calvino
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#GetOuttheMap #LillithJuly
There are no maps for the cities Marco Polo describes to Kublai Khan in this dreamy, unconventional masterpiece. His tales of city after imaginary city are beautifully written, but also feel like philosophical mysteries to solve. Not sure what Calvino had in mind, but it felt like a struggle to grasp all the dichotomies the world gets split into, and what they share in common.
@KarenUK @Cinfhen

KarenUK What beautiful illustrations! Just gorgeous 😍😍😍 5mo
Cinfhen Strongly agree with my lovely cohost 💜 5mo
Billypar @KarenUK @Cinfhen They're from a box of postcards that we decided to hang on our wall- every now and then they find there way into a Litsy post (as is the case for most of our apartment 🙂). 5mo
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Leftcoastzen
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#GetOutTheMap #LillithJuly I watched the show first, now reading the books ! Enjoying this illustrated edition of the first book.I love maps in books.Also Love the Indigo Girls , I have seen them twice.
#teamStark

AJBowers I love a good book map 😍 5mo
KarenUK Love the Indigo girls!!! 😍😍😍😍 And GOT maps are essential to the story.... 5mo
GypsyKat Love this!!! 5mo
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Cinfhen Fantastic xx never seen the Indigo Girls perform 5mo
Leftcoastzen @Cinfhen they do a great show ! 5mo
Leftcoastzen @GypsyKat Thx! Maps in books are fun. 5mo
Leftcoastzen @KarenUK Martin great at world building,even better with a map! 5mo
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Kalalalatja
Six of Crows | Leigh Bardugo
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When you say #GetOutTheMap, I take it quite literally. So I‘m bringing three very pretty fantasy maps for the #LillithJuly photo challenge 🗺

I don‘t know how long I‘ll be able to keep up with the posting schedule, but I‘ll actually try this month 😅

Reviewsbylola LOVE!! 5mo
KarenUK Nothing better than opening a book and finding a map! 😍💕 5mo
Cinfhen Awesomeness 🤩 5mo
Kalalalatja @KarenUK exactly! The reading experience becomes that much better with a map to guide you 👌😍 5mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
Untitled | Unknown
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These are the #photochallenges going on in July I‘ve found so far:

#LillithJuly hosted by @Cinfhen & @KarenUK

#JulyColdPlay hosted by @Eggs

#LetsTravelJuly hosted by @AlwaysBeenaLoverofBooks & @OriginalCyn620

July #PoetryMatters hosted by @TheSpineView

#QuotsyJuly19 hosted by @TK-421

Follow the hosts & check out their feeds to learn more!

The full-size list for Quotsy can be found here: https://www.litsy.com/web/post/1625722

TY @TK-421

SilversReviews Thanks...I like when they are all together. 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Please share and repost!!! 5mo
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TK-421 You‘re welcome! I‘m adding the weblink for #LetsTravelJuly list: https://www.litsy.com/web/post/1622047 5mo
TK-421 Oops! I made an error: it‘s #LilithJuly (not Lillith) 5mo
KarenUK Thanks for sharing 💕 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TK-421 thank you!!! 💞 5mo
Eggs Thanks 💗💗💗💗 5mo
StayCurious @Sweetkokoro is doing a #colormepretty photo challenge as well. 5mo
StayCurious And @CrowCAH is doing a pirates themed one #tallshipcelebration 5mo
CrowCAH @StayCurious thank you for mentioning it here to be considered with the other July challenges! 🏴‍☠️☠️⚓️⚔️ 5mo
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