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I received this book and bookmark in 2020 from @Endowarrior21 during #LittleChristmasSwap hosted by @bookish_wookish
Beautiful middle grade story with splendid, stunning illustrations. At the end of the book, the author explains what motivated him to write this story. I recommend also to read it in conjunction with the book. 4.5⭐️

Thank you @Endiwarrior21 🥰

Clwojick Great job! 14mo
PaperbackPirate Did you hear his new book just came out? 14mo
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Gissy @PaperbackPirate No, I will check it out. Thank you for let me know. I will read Wonderstruck soon. 14mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! 14mo
MrsGagnonreads2024 Your welcome I am glad you liked it 14mo
bookish_wookish 💖 14mo
DieAReader ❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥 14mo
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Wide Sargasso Sea | Jean Rhys
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Home again, home again, jiggity jig. With three blood clots and a prescription for blood thinners. Fun times.

Going to move to a different book. Reading about the beginnings of the UK‘s NHS is not what I want right now after spending last night in the emergency room.

This was my #LittleChristmasSwap from @iread2much and I‘m so excited to get started!

AmyG Yikes. Hope you are better soon! 2y
asterese I hope you get well soon! 2y
BiblioLitten Hope you get well soon. 💕 2y
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sarahbellum Feel better soon 💖 2y
rockpools Urgh. Blood clots are scary. Hope you can take it super-easy for a few weeks. Get well soon! 2y
Yuki_Onna Good you're back home. Get well soon! 2y
BookBr Ugh the ER is the worst. I hope you‘re feeling better soon. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Oh no! Feel better soon ❤️‍🩹 2y
truthinfiction Take good care!! Hope you feel better soon! ❤️🌺 2y
iread2much I hope you enjoy the book! 2y
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Untitled | Unknown
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I'm off swaps for a bit, but I couldn't resist this #ValentineCardSwap #VCS Hosted by @LibrarianRyan

paperwitchs Noob question - what are swaps and swap tags? 2y
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @paperwitchs Ok. So. Littens (users) host various book swaps throughout the year. There's a theme, and a book/gift minimum. The host will post a link, and a hashtag that goes with the swap. You click the link & fill out a questionnaire, then the host matches you. You shop then mail off your gifts so that they arrive by the set opening date. ⬇️ 2y
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @paperwitchs here are a couple of previous swaps you can click the hashtag and see what they're about. #littlechristmasswap #basicwitchswap 2y
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wanderinglynn Thanks for the tag! 💜 Welcome @paperwitchs! Swaps are super fun. There are 3 open right now. I suggest following @LitsyEvents to get the latest on all the swaps, games, & other happenings 2y
paperwitchs @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego thank you so much for taking the the time to explain, they seem super fun! I have to check them out 2y
paperwitchs @wanderinglynn oh thank you so much, I appreciate it! I‘ll look it up! 2y
DinoMom @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego thanks for the tag! Welcome to the swap world @paperwitchs , they are fun. Lots happening right now. If you are an animal lover then you may want to go check out the am cohosting . Post is up on my feed. 2y
bookish_wookish Thanks for the tag! All signed up! 💖 2y
LibrarianRyan @paperwitchs Hi. Welcome. and thanks for the tag. I also Suggest checking out the #SwapPrimer before you sign up for a swap. It's all the info on the basics of swaping. Yes it was written by me, but it was based on input from all the big hosts, and the rules/guidelines still stand.

Welcome to Litsy and Enjoy!
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Vespertine | Margaret Rogerson
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Gah I forgot to post this! Thanks @Gissy for this lovely #littlechristmasswap package! I can‘t wait to read this book and I love all the extra goodies and chocolate! @bookish_wookish

Gissy Nice that you liked it! I have my copy and I really want to read that book but someone told that there will be a sequel so I‘m waiting to see when the sequel is coming out. 2y
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The Pursuit of Love | Nancy Mitford
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Hey Lauralee 🤗
Thank you for the lovely #LittleChristmasSwap package! I am looking forward to reading this book next month. And I have already devoured a few chocolate cherries. They are like Black Forest cake (my favourite) in candy form.

Thank you @bookish_wookish for organising this fun swap. 💕

BookishMadHatter Sorry that it got delayed getting to you, but so happy you like it. Happy reading! 2y
BiblioLitten @BooksAndYarn Don‘t worry about it. Thank you 💕 2y
merelybookish What a pretty cover on the Mitford! 2y
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Craven Manor | Darcy Coates
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Forgot to post my #littlechristmasswap package on opening day. I even took the pic, then promptly was distracted by my little monsters and it left my mind

Thank you so much @BiblioLitten ! I hid the treats from the kids and the book is amazing!

Also, thanks to @bookish_wookish for organizing! My package ended up getting caught up in some bad weather we had just as I sent it, but I checked and it is on the move still. Sorry it's arriving late

BiblioLitten I‘m glad that you like the book. I enjoyed this swap very much.♥️ 2y
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Untitled | Unknown
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Thank you @MittenGirlPeach for the #littlechristmasswap! Super excited for the new books and the chocolates! Thank you so much you so much @bookish_wookish for organizing!

SerenaCrawford I enjoyed the day ex talk 2y
MittenGirlPeach Yay! I hope you enjoy all of it! 2y
iread2much @MittenGirlPeach thank you! I will 2y
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The Hawthorne Legacy | Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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Totally forgot to post this yesterday. 🤦🏻‍♀️ Love my #littlechristmasswap package! Thanks @shellleigh33 😄 Excited to read the book and the candy won‘t last long. Thanks for hosting @bookish_wookish

Wide Sargasso Sea | Jean Rhys
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I forgot to post it last night, but I opened my #LittleChristmasSwap from @iread2much and I am absolutely delighted! And the card made me laugh out loud! 😆

I shared the candies around my family and they were thoroughly appreciated! ❤️

iread2much I‘m so glad! I always try to send unique candies. I hope you enjoy the book! 2y
BiblioLitten That card is hilarious! ♥️ 2y
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Yay! For this wonderful gift today! Thank you, Jessica! You selected the very book that I was hoping for and am so happy to receive. It‘s also fitting for the direction that I want to go regarding reading this year, more non-fiction, memoir and biography.

And the sweet surprise of so many hazelnut chocolates to try…oh, the joy!🤗

Many thanks to you, Amy, for hosting such a lovely swap. The timing of opening day is perfect❣️

ncsufoxes Glad that you like everything. Although my husband was a little jealous when I was boxing this up. He was like who are you boxing all those yummy treats up for (peanut m&ms are his favorite). This book is on my TBR too, I‘ve heard great things. 2y
Cathythoughts Lovely ❤️ 2y
Nute @ncsufoxes Have you seen the packaging for candy that states it is for “sharing” purposes? When I see the package size for the M&Ms with Peanuts, I always say to myself, ‘Are you kidding me? This bag needs to be at least 4 sizes larger with an equivalent increase in amount offered. Then we can SHARE!‘😆 Let‘s check in after we both read the book. Thanks for everything!😊💕 2y
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