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Branwen

Branwen

Joined October 2016

Librarian. Book Lover. Feminist. Nerd. Hufflepuff. Whovian. Targaryen. Bisexual. Virginia Woolf disciple. Dragon wrangler. 💕📚🐉
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Before We Disappear by Shaun David Hutchinson
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The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
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Ravensong: Volume Two by T. J. Klune
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Fresh Water for Flowers by Valrie Perrin
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Crush by Tracy Wolff
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Take a Thief by Mercedes Lackey
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Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson
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The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
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A Peculiar Peril by Jeff VanderMeer
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Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King
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Imaginary Friend by Steven Chbosky
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Nemesis Games (Expanse, #5) by James S.A. Corey
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Squad | Maggie Tokuda-Hall
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"We don't let boys hurt us. We hurt boys. Only boys. The WORST ones. People call idiots like him all kinds of names - creeps, jerks. But the right word is predator. And that's who we hunt."

I love absolutely everything about this graphic novel! A pack of fierce girl werewolves who hunt and eat all the rapey boys. SO MUCH LOVE! ?❤

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The Bone Shard Emperor | Andrea Stewart
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Today is officially a perfect Saturday! 😍🥐🥓 My town had a winter holiday market in the town square, and I got fresh honey, croissants, and apple cider donuts! 😋 And to top it all off...IT'S SNOWING! ❄⛄❄ Not a lot, just enough to make things beautiful and cozy! Got some snacks, tea, my cozy blanket, and starting this fantastic book! Suffice to say, my afternoon is all planned out! 💕📚💕

ravenlee Wow, that sounds amazing! Totally envious. 18h
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HUZZAH! It's that time again to pick out Book of the Month books! 🎉🎉🎉 I was really excited about the Postmistress of Paris add on - I'm a sucker for WWII historical fiction! 😁 And The Collective was one I wanted to get last month but had a full box already! 😂 I've not heard of the tagged book before, but it looks super interesting and right up my alley! 💕📚💕 #botm

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Squad | Maggie Tokuda-Hall
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Am I crazy or....are the first few lines of this graphic novel a nod to the first few lines of The Secret History by Donna Tart?! 😲 Okay, I love this even more now! 💕📚💕

Clare-Dragonfly It has to be! 😃😃😃 1d
Branwen @Clare-Dragonfly Right?! It's so awesome! 22h
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The Christmas Pig | J. K. Rowling
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Every year I usually put together a stack of holiday books to read between Thanksgiving and Christmas but there are a few other books this year that I really want to get to and finish before the start of the new year, so this time around I think I'm going to just stick with two of my absolute FAVORITE holiday reads and one brand new one! I'm also going to reread A Christmas Carol on Christmas Eve as per my tradition! 😁💕📚

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Happy Thanksgiving! | Carol Barkin, Elizabeth James, Giora Carmi
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Happy Thanksgiving Litsy family! 🍁🦃🍁🦃🍁🦃🍁

I'm grateful for so many things; I am so blessed! But some of the things I'm MOST grateful for are this lovely and kind bookish community and well, books of course! 😁💕📚 I hope everyone has a wonderful day!

TheSpineView Happy Thanksgiving to you!❤🦃 3d
Ruthiella Happy Thanksgiving 🦃! 3d
erzascarletbookgasm Happy Thanksgiving! 2d
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#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

🦃 Hmmm...it's so hard to narrow it down! OKAY! I'm going to cheat and do my top three classic authors and my top three contemporary authors! Classic: Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald. Contemporary: Neil Bauman, Victoria Schwab, Brandon Sanderson. ❤

🦃 I'm reading a graphic novel with a character named Razzamatazz! 😃

🦃 I think it was The Gauntlet and the Fist Beneath by Ian Green! 📚

Eggs I like your categorization in # 1! Thanks for playing 🙏🏻🥰📚 3d
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Life of Melody | Mari Costa
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Chaplin and I are both SUPER EXCITED about these graphic novels that came in today! 💕📚💕 I started reading my library's copy of Squad and fell in love with it so hard I had to order my own copy! 😁 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #chaplin

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WHOO HOO! CONGRATS TO MALINDA LO!!! Her queer historical fiction book won the 2021 National Book Award! 🎉🎉🎉👏💕📚

erzascarletbookgasm Nice! Stacking 4d
MallenNC I really enjoyed this one! I‘m glad it won. 4d
Clare-Dragonfly Oh wow! I own this and I‘ll have to make a point of reading it soon! 4d
BillBlume I was thrilled by this news. This is my favorite book of the year. 4d
Branwen @MallenNC Me too! I'm so glad it won! @Clare-Dragonfly @BillBlume @erzascarletbookgasm It really is an amazing book! 💕📚💕 19h
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Not book related, although...my shelves are in the background so it totally counts! 😂🤣 I think this is the dress I'm going to get married in on Christmas Eve...thoughts? 🎄🎅💕📚

ItsAnotherJen Beautiful. Congratulations!🥰 5d
CoverToCoverGirl Perfect! CONGRATULATIONS! 5d
Aims42 Beautiful!! 😍😍😍 5d
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vivastory Congratulations 👏🎉🍾 5d
Ruthiella Perfect! 😍 5d
WJCintron Beautiful!! Congratulations! 😃 4d
marleed Congratulations! 4d
LeeRHarry Congrats! And I love the colour 😊 4d
Tamra How fabulous! 4d
Pogue Beautiful! 4d
Reagan Congratulations! 4d
ju.ca.no Lovely! Congrats😍 4d
Deifio Congrats! And cute dress! I suggest maybe a nice white belt to go with it? 4d
TrishB Lovely ♥️ 4d
erzascarletbookgasm Congrats! Pretty 👍 4d
Catsandbooks Congrats! So festive! 4d
BethM Love it , congrats! I like @Deifio suggestion of a white belt. 4d
Clare-Dragonfly Oh, that‘s lovely! What a great idea! 😍 4d
squirrelbrain Lovely festive colours! ❤️ 4d
MidnightBookGirl I think it's perfection! 4d
RaeLovesToRead I love it! 😊 4d
TheSpineView Love it! The color looks gorgeous on you.❤❤❤ 4d
ReadingEnvy Yay! 4d
Branwen @Deifio @BethM Thank you so much! Oooh, I'm going to look for a white belt to go with it! I am really not good with anything to do with fashion, so that advice is VERY much appreciated! 😁❤ 4d
MaureenMc Perfect! 4d
Branwen @ItsAnotherJen @CoverToCoverGirl @Aims42 @vivastory @Ruthiella @marleed @WJCintron @LeeRHarry @Tamra @Pogue @Reagan @ju.ca.no @TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm @Catsandbooks @squirrelbrain @Clare-Dragonfly @MidnightBookGirl @RaeLovesToRead @TheSpineView @ReadingEnvy Thank you all SO MUCH! I am not one who dresses up often, (usually a t-shirt and jeans girl) so I have no idea how fancy things look on me! So much love to you all for the kind words! 💕❤💕 4d
Branwen @MaureenMc Thank you so very much! ❤💕❤ 4d
BookwormM Love it I really hope you have a tinsel tiara coz I would totally go all out 4d
mom2bugnbee Just lovely, & what a great day to get married. Congrats! I agree with the white belt/sash addition, but it also looks great as is. ♥ 4d
Bianca You look lovely! Congratulations! 4d
rachelsbrittain Perfect for Christmas Eve! Congrats! 4d
DaveGreen7777 Awww, it‘s lovely! 😍 Just like the lady wearing it! 😊 4d
Ddzmini Beautiful… congratulations 🍾🥂🎊🎉🎈 3d
Branwen @BookwormM I hadn't thought of that, but now I feel like I absolutely need one! 😂🤣👏 3d
GingerAntics That‘s perfect for a Christmas wedding!!! 💙💙💙 3d
Hamlet Congratulations! You look wonderful! What great news! 1h
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#two4tuesday @TheSpineView

🍁 YES! This Thanksgiving it will be just me and my fiance, no traveling or visiting family, so it will be a VERY relaxing and enjoyable day filled with reading marathons and eating yummy food!

🍁 It's a toss up between stuffing and mashed potatoes with gravy! Mmmmmmm 😋

Thanks for the tag @Librarianaut ! 😃❤

TheSpineView A reading marathon sounds wonderful! Thanks for playing 5d
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The Bone Shard Emperor | Andrea Stewart
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THESE LOVELY BOOKS! 🎉🎉🎉 Sooooo many exciting books came out today! 💕📚 I'm probably going to start with the tagged book, since the first one in the series is one of my favorite fantasy books I've read this year! 😍

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@MaleficentBookDragon #jolabokaflodswap

Sent both my Jolabokaflod swap boxes out today! SO EXCITING! 😍📚💕🍫

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The Sentence | Louise Erdrich
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"So who was doing the beating? The uniforms or those inside them? How was it that protests against police violence showed how violent police really were?"

Every once in a while you read a sentence that just stops you in your tracks and takes your breath away. ? This book is incredible!

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#sundayfunday @ozma.of.oz

Eeep! I forgot to post this yesterday!

🍁 This year I am especially thankful for T.J. Klune. His stories are so whimsical and heartfelt, and just feel like a bright light shining on a sometimes too dark world.

🍁 No, but I try to at least visualize all the things I'm grateful and thankful for every day!

ozma.of.oz I have loved everything I‘ve read by Klune! He might become an auto buy from me. Thank you for sharing! 6d
Branwen @ozma.of.oz YES! Isn't he so incredible?! 😃💕📚 5d
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Firekeeper's Daughter | Angeline Boulley
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I picked this book up a last month but I wanted to wait until this week to start reading it! I'm not far into it yet, but I can totally see why this book has been hyped up so much! It's amazing so far! 💕📚💕 It was super chilly at the park this morning, but I persevered, knowing that I probably only have a few visits left before it gets too cold for this season! 😭

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Before We Disappear | Shaun David Hutchinson
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Finally starting this one today! I love it so far! 💕📚

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Squad | Maggie Tokuda-Hall
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YAY! Look what holds came in just in time for the weekend! 😍💕📚 Don't you just love when that happens? 😁

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HAPPY WHEEL OF TIME DAY! 🎉🎉🎉🎉 Who else is going to start watching the new show today?! I can't wait to get home and start it! I've got very high expectations! 😁 What character are you most excited to see onn screen? For me, it's for sure Nynaeve, who is my absolute favorite character! 💕📚 MAY THE DRAGON RIDE AGAIN ON THE WINDS OF TIME! 🐉 @DaveGreen7777

RaeLovesToRead Do I read the books... or do I watch the show 🤔🤔 With so much Hobb & Sanderson to catch up on it'll probably be a year or so before I get round to reading them so maybe I should go for the watching option instead... decisions decisions 😵 1w
QuietlyLaura I‘m going to watch it tonight! I haven‘t read the books but if I like the show then I‘ll want to read the books. ☺️ 1w
DaveGreen7777 Moghedian will be watching the show… but no one will see her when she does! 😱🕷 1w
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SpeculativeFemale Just finished watching the first three episodes! 1w
Branwen @SpeculativeFemale @QuietlyLaura What did you think? I really loved it! There was one big change that I'm not happy about, but other than that I really enjoyed IT! @DaveGreen7777 😂🤣👏 @RaeLovesToRead The book series is soooo long and might take awhile to get through, so I'd say watch the show first and see if you like it! But also just know the books are better! 😂🤣 1w
SpeculativeFemale @Branwen I definitely liked it. I was a little thrown off by a few of the plot changes (Perrin!) at first, but I think after seeing three episodes, those changes will work for the characters. 1w
Branwen @SpeculativeFemale Same! I'm still working on reconciling myself to the *Perrin!* change though! 😣 7d
QuietlyLaura I‘ve only seen the first episode as I‘m watching it with my husband when his schedule allows. I liked it alot! Enough to be interested in reading the books. ☺️📚 6d
Branwen @QuietlyLaura If you're enjoying the show then I think you will LOVE the books! 5d
QuietlyLaura If you recommend it then I‘ll definitely give it a go! 5d
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Here is my Thankful display that I set up in the adult department at the library! I did one for the Teen room too, but it's a bit more spread out! One of my favorite things about this time of year is reflecting on the books and authors I'm thankful for! So I wanted to share that experience with the patrons! It's been SO FUN to see some of the books they chose! 🍁💕📚 #librarylove #librariansoflitsy

MaureenMc I love this. 💕 1w
Smrloomis Ooh love this idea! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 1w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it 🧡🍂 1w
Christine ❤️❤️❤️ 1w
Ruthiella Beautiful! 🍂 🍁 ❤️ 1w
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It's time for another Epic Reads question! 🎉🎉🎉

I think my answer is going to be kind of broad...instead of picking just one, I think everyone should read a book written by someone different than themselves to gain a new perspective. Reading builds empathy! So I think one of the best ways to understand other people is to walk a mile in their shoes by reading about their experiences! I will never forget the first time I read Maya Angelou! 💕

LiteraryinLawrence The Little Prince is my pick! 1w
wanderinglynn That‘s an excellent answer to a tough question. 1w
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wanderinglynn @LiteraryinLawrence yes!!! I concur! 💙 1w
rather_be_reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed 1w
Librarianaut Tagged book altered my whole perspective on life. 1w
Branwen @Librarianaut Oooh, I'll have to look into this one! @rather_be_reading @CoverToCoverGirl @LiteraryinLawrence I love these choices! 😍👏 @wanderinglynn It's so hard to narrow it down! 💕📚 1w
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#thoughtfulthursday @MoonWitch94

🍂I love them! I think it makes the story so much more intriguing when you can't trust the narrator! I still remember and savor the feeling of being totally blown away by the end of Gone Girl!

🍂 Honestly, I love all bookish items! Clothes, t-shirts, tote bags, pins, art prints - you name it! But I think my favorite is bookish jewelry! So I can show it off at work!

🍂 I can't stop talking about this book!

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Sooooo...this happened last night! 😶📚💕

Jerdencon Wow! Impressive! 👏🏻👏🏻 2w
marleed Wow - congratulations! 2w
DaveGreen7777 You rock! Congratulations! 🥳🎉 2w
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ShelleyBooksie Superstar! 2w
KristiAhlers Congratulations! 2w
Tera0707 Woah! Congrats! 🎉 2w
JessClark78 🎊🎉🎊🎉 2w
candority Wow! 🙌🙌🙌 2w
MeganAnn 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🎉🎉🎉 Congrats! You are amazing!! 2w
aperfectmjk 😮😯😲🤯 1w
Bklover Woohoo!! Congratulations!🎉 1w
zezeki Wow, that's amazing!! 🥳🥳🥳 1w
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A young woman in one of my book discussion groups who is super crafty made me these adorable book necklaces as a gift! 😃💕📚 Aren't they so cute?! 😍

Megabooks Yes! 2w
Christine How sweet! They‘re great. :) 2w
BookwormM They are gorgeous 1w
Branwen @Megabooks @Christine @BookwormM Thank you! I love them so much! 😍 1w
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Still doing a chapter a day with my Lord of the Rings reread! Some chapters go more slowly than others...especially when I have to read them aloud to Rumpel! 😹 She's enjoying this story, but Neil Gaiman is still her favorite author! 💕📚 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #rumpel

wanderinglynn She is too cute! ❤️🐱 2w
RaeLovesToRead Every time I think she can't get any cuter... and now this! She melts my heart!! 😭😭❤ 2w
kspenmoll What a sweetie!!! 2w
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rubyslippersreads Adorable! 😻 2w
Kimzey 😻 2w
MallenNC What a cute cat! 2w
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick She's precious! 😻 2w
GingerAntics She has the BEST taste in literature. 2w
CoverToCoverGirl Oh my! Cuteness overload! 🤩 (edited) 2w
Branwen @GingerAntics She really does! I taught her well! 😁 @RaeLovesToRead SAME! 😭💕 She's so cute and photogenic! And her and Chaplin both love books so much! It makes me so happy! 2w
GingerAntics You really did. Love that little face, too. “Why did you stop, mom?” 🤣😂🤣 2w
Branwen @GingerAntics She was so sassy when I stopped reading to take a picture! 🤣😂 1w
GingerAntics She made you rub her tummy, didn‘t she? 1w
Branwen @GingerAntics She absolutely did! 😹😹😹 1w
GingerAntics She does have that look in her eyes. 1w
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Strange the Dreamer | Laini Taylor
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At the library last night we asked the teens to take pictures of some of the books and authors they are thankful for! I had to join in, of course, and this is the one I chose! I love Laini Taylor, and especially her Strange the Dreamer duology! What are some books you're thankful for? 💕📚

TrishB I have these on the pile- maybe I need to read! 2w
RaeLovesToRead I also really loved this duology! The books I am grateful for are all of Agatha Christie's mysteries and the adaptations they inspired (still buzzing after seeing David Suchet in the flesh! 😅😅) Also all of the fantasy series that I am yet to finish but that I know are going to blow my mind 😊 2w
Branwen @TrishB Yes! You totally should! They're soooo good! 😁📚💕 @RaeLovesToRead Good choices! Omg, don't you just love being in the middle of a book and knowing it's going to blow your mind?! I love that feeling! 2w
RaeLovesToRead Yes!! The feeling I got when I finished Assassin's Quest and realised there were MORE FITZ BOOKS to come 😍😍... I'm going to read the Liveships first, but it's awesome knowing I have more Fitz & the Fool to look forward to 😄 2w
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Our Violent Ends | Chloe Gong
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The second part of this duology released today! 🎉😍💕📚 #bookmail

RaeLovesToRead Chaplin!!! 🥰🥰 2w
Branwen @RaeLovesToRead My best reading buddy! 😹 2w
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The Sentence | Louise Erdrich
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Starting the tagged book this morning before work! This will be my first Louise Erdrich book so I'm VERY excited! Of course my littlest reading buddy is also very excited! 😹💕📚 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #rumpel

Billypar Erdrich is so good- I've never read this one though - I hope you like it. And looks like you've got a great reading partner to enjoy it with 😺 2w
Branwen @Billypar Thank you! Yes, I'm super lucky to have a couple cats who seem to love books as much as I do! This is my first Erdrich book and so far I'm really loving it! What's your favorite book by her? 2w
Billypar The Plague of Doves is my favorite - it's probably on my short list of all - time favorite novels in general. Really blew me away. The Round House and Love Medicine were both excellent as well. It's going to be tough to choose my next one since she has so many that sound good: I'll look out for your review of The Sentence! 2w
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Christmas tree dragon! 😁🐉💕📚 #dragonsoflitsy

Sleepswithbooks Adorable 😊 2w
ShelleyBooksie I LOVE that "love my library" bulb! 2w
Branwen @Sleepswithbooks 😃💕 @ShelleyBooksie Thank you! It's totally my favorite ornament! 😁💕 2w
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Dark Rise | C. S. Pacat
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My favorite thing about a snowy Sunday is definitely hot chocolate with plenty of marshmallows! To be fair, I'm pretty sure I use the hot chocolate as a vehicle to consume marshmallows! 😂🍫

Suet624 A definite vehicle. 😄 2w
Emilymdxn That‘s a gorgeous reading set up! 2w
Branwen @Suet624 Right?! 😂🤣 @Emilymdxn Thank you! 😃💕📚 I take my reading comfort very seriously! 😂🤣 2w
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Dark Rise | C. S. Pacat
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First snowfall of the season! ❄☃️❄ I'm torn between being elated because I LOVE snow, and a bit sad because it probably means my park walks are coming to an end soon. I'm planning on spending the day under my favorite blankets with books and snacks! 😄📚💕

Suet624 Sounds lovely. 2w
DaveGreen7777 Snow already?! 😱😱😱 2w
Branwen @Suet624 It absolutely was! 😃 @DaveGreen7777 I KNOW, RIGHT?! 😩 Have you gotten any yet? 2w
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen I haven‘t gotten any snow yet… believe me, if I had, you would have heard me complaining about it by now! 😂🤣 2w
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Novice Dragoneer | E.e Knight
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New dragon alert! 💕🐉 Id like to introduce everyone to Romen - her name means sunrise is Elvish! 😁 #dragonsoflitsy

Seekingtardis I loooove her!! 2w
Leftcoastzen Awww! 2w
ozma.of.oz That‘s adorable! 💖 2w
BiblioLitten 💕 2w
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Not book related but... Rumpel is really enjoying the Christmas tree that we put up today! 😹🎄🎅☃️❄ #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #rumpel

RaeLovesToRead Ohmygosh 😍😍😍 2w
TiredLibrarian Such a cutie! 😻 2w
Ruthiella Adorable! 😻😻😻 2w
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Cortg Too cute! ❤️ 2w
JenReadsAlot Omg so cute! 😻 2w
JessClark78 ❤️ 2w
LA_Mead So cute! 2w
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Dark Rise | C. S. Pacat
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I set this one down while I was reading through Ace of Spades, but I'm ready to pick it back up again! 💕📚💕 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #rumpel

Leftcoastzen So cute !😻 2w
rubyslippersreads Everything in your photo coordinates so beautifully v😻 2w
wanderinglynn What a happy kitty! ❤️🐱 2w
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blondie Precious kitty🥺😍 2w
JanuarieTimewalker13 Very cute kitty❤️ 2w
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Starting my reread of the tagged book today so I thought I would share the wedding bands that my fiance and I ordered! They have the elvish script from the One Ring etched on them! We decided to get married this Christmas Eve! We have to visit our families in NJ for the holiday anyway, and if we do it then that's one less trip we'll have to make to see them! 😂 Sorry, I know that sounds odd, but my family is difficult to be around! 😩 contd👇

Branwen It's not even going to be a ceremony or anything crazy - just a quick thing at my parents house and then lunch. We're planning on having the actual celebration next year sometime! Anyway, I'm really happy to be marrying my sweet, nerdy other half On Christmas Eve! 🎄🎅❄ We both love LOTR so these rings are really on point! 😁💕📚 2w
FlowerFairy Congrats! 💜 2w
squirrelbrain Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! ❤️ 2w
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Leftcoastzen Beautiful! Congrats!🎊🍾 2w
Ruthiella Those rings are beautiful (and incredibly nerdy 🤓). I wish you both much joy and much nerdy adventure! ❤️🥂 2w
Aims42 Congratulations!! Your rings are beautiful and love the special meaning of them ❤️ 2w
TrishB That‘s so cool 👍🏻♥️ 2w
RaeLovesToRead Congratulations 💕 Awesome rings!!! 2w
DaveGreen7777 Two rings to wed them all! 🤩💍💍 2w
Branwen @DaveGreen7777 😂🤣😂👏 @RaeLovesToRead @TrishB Thank you! ❤ 2w
QuietlyLaura Congratulations! The rings are beautiful! 🎉👏🎉💕 2w
rabbitprincess Aaaahhhhh this is adorable ♥️♥️😊 Congratulations! 2w
MaureenMc Congratulations! Love the rings! 💕 2w
ShelleyBooksie Beautiful rings. Congratulations!! 2w
BiblioLitten Beautiful! Congratulations 💖💕 2w
BookwormAHN Gorgeous, congratulations 🎊 2w
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Ace of Spades | Faridah Abike-Iyimide
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So I definitely ordered my own copy of this book because I knew, at about 90 pages in, that I loved it so much and needed to own it! Now I'm almost halfway through it and even more obsessed! IT'S SO SO SO GOOD! It's like Pretty Little Liars/Gossip Girl mixed with the film Get Out but set at a rich preppy school. SO GOOD! 💕📚 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #rumpel

AlaMich 😻 2w
wanderinglynn Someone looks very comfortable! ❤️🐱 2w
Branwen @wanderinglynn She hasn't moved in an hour! My lap is so warm! 😃💕😽 2w
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RaeLovesToRead Rumpel 😍😍💕 2w
Branwen @RaeLovesToRead My little book buddy! 😽 I'm putting up the x mas tree tomorrow - I'm VERY interested to see how her and her sister react to it! 🤣 2w
RaeLovesToRead Haha, my Mum says I'm not allowed to put the tree up yet! 😒 Booooo! She is so so cute 🥰🥰 2w
Branwen @RaeLovesToRead The main reason I wanted to get it up so early was so that the kitties would get used to it! Chaplin (11) and Roxas (16) are tree veterans but this will be the girls' first Christmas! 🎄🎅☃️ 2w
RaeLovesToRead It looks like she loves it! 😄😊 All of your kitties are so adorable! 2w
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Ravensong: Volume Two | T. J. Klune
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THREE DAY WEEKEND ALERT! 🎉 Starting today I am off for a long weekend! I just worked a bunch of days in a row so I'm really looking forward to this! 😁 I'm starting it off right with some werewolf reading in the woods! 🍁💕📚

readingjedi I love this photo! 2w
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The Lord of the Rings | J. R. R. Tolkien
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So apparently there is a new illustrated edition of The Lord of the Rings and I am desperately trying to convince myself that I don't need it...I already own three other editions! But...but...those sprayed edges! 😍 Do I need this? No. But do I want it? Absolutely. Thoughts? 😁💕📚

Ruthiella Let somebody give it to you as a present...😃 2w
FantasyChick Christmas is coming. Wrap it and stick it under the tree. Santa comes to all 😉 2w
Branwen @Ruthiella @FantasyChick I love both of these ideas! 😁📖 2w
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BookDadGirlDad Get it..... 2w
readingjedi Oh my days, that is awesome and I must have it - so must you 😉 2w
RaeLovesToRead Do it... get the book... 🧙‍♂️🧝‍♂️🧝‍♀️ 2w
Branwen @RaeLovesToRead @readingjedi @BookDadGirlDad @FantasyChick @Ruthiella So I sent this picture to my fiance and his response was 'Santa is aware of this release'. 🤣😂🤣😂👍 2w
RaeLovesToRead 🤣🤣🤣 Love it! 2w
FantasyChick Hahaha Good Man!!! 🤣 2w
Branwen @RaeLovesToRead @FantasyChick He understood the assignment! 😂👍💕📚 2w
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Untitled | Unknown
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#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

🍁 The Starless Sea! I would do anything to be able to live there! I look for doors everywhere I go!

🍁 My three day weekend that starts Friday!

Catsandbooks Such a good answer for number one! My favorite book!! 2w
Eggs Love this post💕💕 2w
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Ace of Spades | Faridah Abike-Iyimide
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Has anyone else read this?! I just started it during my lunch break today and I am HOOKED! It's SO GOOD so far! 😍📚💕

Nute Haven‘t read it. I‘ll be waiting to hear your final thoughts. 3w
IndoorDame I have library hold on this one. It should be ready in a few weeks. Can‘t wait to hear what you think! 3w
Branwen @Nute @IndoorDame Well, I'm about 90 pages in and have fallen for it SO HARD, I just ordered my own physical copy of it! So far it's like the movie Get Out but set at a rich prep school! 😍❤ 3w
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peanutnine My library hold just came in for this! I can't wait to start it 3w
Branwen @peanutnine YAY! I hope you love it too! I can't put it down! 3w
phantomx @Branwen Read this for lmpbc on Round 12, and its amazing, hooks you in quickly and spirals into a deep mystery 3w
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The Fall of Babel | Josiah Bancroft
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Happy Book Birthday to the last book in this series! 🎉🎉🎉 I started reading the first book, Senlin Ascends, and absolutely fell in love with the beautiful writing and unique story. Then I set it aside because I wanted to wait until the series was complete before getting too involved! Now I'm really looking forward to jumping back in! 💕📚💕

vivastory One of my favorite people on BookTube has been raving about this series. I will definitely be reading it soon. 3w
Branwen @vivastory For the very little I read of the first book, I completely fell in love with it! I'm really looking forward to getting back to it! 3w
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#two4tuesday @TheSpineView

📖 My dream is to one day get to visit Shakespeare and Company, in Paris. I'm obsessed with that bookstore and the history surrounding it! My favorite bookstore currently is the Strand in NYC!

📖 Always! I always go in with a list! And then...I usually get sidetracked from the list and buy more than I was anticipating anyway! 😶🤣

DaveGreen7777 I‘m so with you on the “Always buying more books than intended” thing! 📚😳📚 3w
TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 💙📘 3w
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"This is the thing about being a 'celebrity'. There's no way you can please everyone or be sincere with everyone or respond to everyone's phone calls, so no matter what, eventually you're going to fall short and disappoint. And that makes my own neurosis even more complex. As much as I want to be loved by everyone, I don't want the responsibility of loving everyone in return."

Sometimes amidst the silly antics Spiner presents a heartfelt truth!

Hooked_on_books I read a list recently of people who had met celebrities and been disappointed and some of them were so petty! Expecting someone to be “on” at all times and giving selflessly to you is ludicrous! Celebrity culture is such an odd thing. 3w
StaceGhost This is excellent thank you for posting! I‘m definitely gifting this to my husband and then stealing it lol 3w
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Ravensong: Volume Two | T. J. Klune
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Had a little fantasy style breakfast (bread and cheese! 🍞🧀) at my new favorite spot in the park before heading into work! I hope the weather continues to stay fairly mild so I can finish reading this book entirely outside!

TrishB That looks fab. 3w
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Lore Olympus: Volume One | Rachel Smythe
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Mini book haul! 🎉🎉🎉 I had to run to Barnes and Noble last night to pick up some manga for my niece for Christmas! Of course I had no shelf control and also left with these little lovelies! 😍 I am obsessed with the artwork and art style of Lore Olympus! It's so beautiful! 💕📚💕 #bookhaul

vivastory I love buying books for family 📚📚 3w
MadelineMcCrae I‘m hopefully going to get my copy of Lore Olympus tomorrow! I‘m obsessed with it on webtoon! 3w
Branwen @MadelineMcCrae I love the artwork so much! I hope you get your copy today! 😃 @vivastory Me too! It's so much fun! And also super fulfilling! Plus, she's into some of the same anime that I used to watch back in the day, so the nostalgia factor is pretty strong! 💕📚 3w
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V for Vendetta | Alan Moore
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"Remember, remember, the 5th of November, the gunpowder treason and plot. I can think of no reason why the gunpowder treason should ever be forgot."

It's that time of year again! ?️‍♀️❤

Nutmegnc Best story ever! And the movie—I‘ve seen it 20 times if I‘ve seen it once. (edited) 3w
rubyslippersreads I haven‘t read the book, but I love the movie. 3w
Branwen @Nutmegnc I agree! It's so powerful! I just watched the movie again earlier this evening! @rubyslippersreads They're both fantastic, but the movie makes me sob everytime! 3w
Nutmegnc @rubyslippersreads 💯 sobs every time and 12/10 will do again 3w
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So apparently Brent Spiner wrote a book so of course I had to check it out! It's absolutely hilarious so far! 😂 The boys don't know what to think about sitting so close to one another! 😹 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #chaplin #roxas

Texreader Love this photo of the cats! And how cool to learn about this book! 3w
RaeLovesToRead So cute!!! 😍😍 3w
Branwen @RaeLovesToRead Thank you! 😽❤ @Texreader I was so excited when I discovered this book exists! 😂 3w
wanderinglynn That‘s an adorable photo! ❤️🐱❤️🐱 3w
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Ravensong: Volume Two | T. J. Klune
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Leaves make the ground nice and soft! Perfect reading atmosphere! 💕📚🍁🍂

Crazeedi Beautiful 🍂🍂 3w
Branwen @Crazeedi Thank you, friend! 🍁❤ 3w
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Ravensong: Volume Two | T. J. Klune
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I'm off today since I'm working all weekend, and you know what that means - reading in the park! 😍🍁🍂📚 My usual route was closed off because they're fixing the bridge over the creek. I was a bit sad at first, but then I started adventuring and found some awesome new routes and paths and plenty of great places to sit and read! 💕📚💕

Lynnsoprano That‘s just beautiful! I do miss fall colors and tromping through the leaves. 3w
Crazeedi Perfect scenery 3w
Avanders 🍁♥️🍂 3w
Branwen @Lynnsoprano @Crazeedi @Avanders There are beautiful moments with every season, but fall is definitely my favorite! 😍🍁🍂 3w
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A Marvellous Light | Freya Marske
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And last but not least, my preorders came in today! I have no idea which one I'm going to read first! 😂💕📚 #bookmail