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CaliforniaCay

CaliforniaCay

Joined March 2017

Former Bookseller. Current Proofreader. Ravenclaw. Maji of air. House Stark. Lover of books and all things nerdy. #litsylove 💌
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After 15 years of living in Sacramento I've been noticing lately that I have a love/hate relationship with my city. I've lived here longer than any where else. I have a lot of memories here, but I don't see myself putting down roots, or growing old here. Reading this book was eye opening and inspiring. A mix of personal anecdotes and research, the author gives lots of examples of how one can actively learn to love where they live.

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The Neighbor Favor | Kristina Forest
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I'm behind on reviews so time to catch up! It was the sheer amount of positive reviews on here that convinced me to take a chance with this, and I'm glad I did! Romance is not my fave genre, but after reading Get a Life Chloe Brown last year, I'm trying to branch out and read a bit more, especially the ones written by black authors with black characters. I loved how relatable the characters were and that the steamy scenes weren't over the top 🎧

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Sounds good 💛💜 1d
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People Person | Candice Carty-Williams
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This wasn't something I'd normally read but I'm glad I did. I loved Queenie so much that I chose this shortly after because it was written by the same author. When Dimple finds herself in a sticky situation, she calls her half sister for help, who then calls their other half siblings, and craziness follows that fateful night. For a book with such a dark beginning it had a surprisingly happy ending. Would recommend audio over print 🧩🎧

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Queenie | Candice Carty-Williams
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I loved Queenie way more than I was expecting to. It had been on my radar for years mostly because the cover 🤩 but also because people seem to love or hate it. It was more sad than funny, but humourous at times. Queenie makes some bad decisions that put her in some bad circumstances, but ultimately I felt for her. I could relate to some of the trauma she experienced and some of the ways she acted out in response. I was hooked start to finish 🎧🧩

Leftcoastzen Lovely puzzle! 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I loved this one ❤️ 2mo
Gissy I loved that book❤️That puzzle😍👌 2mo
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I mostly hated this. I loved Rooney's other 2 books but this one did not sit well with me. Mostly centered around an affair between a handsome actor and a young college girl. I was mildly intrigued by one character's struggle with endometriosis but it was such a disappointingly small part of the story. It's a so-so because it still illicted a strong reaction out of me, even though it was a negative one, so I'm still a fan of her writing 😆

Reggie I liked this because it made me think of all my bad choices in my 20s. lol, and that last line is very-the heart wants what the heart wants!!! Great review! 2mo
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Thanks to @britt_brooke for your review that convinced me to give this book a try. I'm so glad I did because even though the main character is an immature, self-involved, "garbage tornado" and an unreliable narrator, the messes she kept getting into and her cynical, dramatic, bleak observations about her life as a 20 something divorcee trying to get her ? together was absolutely hilarious ??

britt_brooke Excellent review! So happy you enjoyed! 2mo
Gissy 😍👌 2mo
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This book didn't focus on stories about women who were happy to be childfree by choice (like me) but it did contain a lot of stories about women all along the spectrum of not having children. Some by choice, some by chance, some happy about their situation, some unhappy. I was shocked by some of the anecdotes in here, even entertained by some of them. Overall, it was a very informative read with a good mix of situations represented 🎧🧩

catiewithac I LOVE that puzzle 😍 2mo
Librarybelle I liked this one too. 2mo
IMASLOWREADER ohhhh adding to my list… 2mo
CaliforniaCay @catiewithac cool right? I finally get why you love audiopuzzling so much! I have a nice little collection I'm building, already planning on exchanging for some new ones. I'm obsessed 😍 2mo
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This was exactly what I needed. I'm a night owl who works 12:30pm-9:30pm the majority of the year. But I'm trying to change my ways and become more of a morning person to take advantage of those extra hours in the a.m. This book contains several interviews with different successful people about their routines. The gist is, what works for some doesn't work for all, but find a routine that works for you and be consistent. Very inspiring 🎧🧩

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Let's Talk Spanish | Tracy Van Bishop
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#spanishbook #9 - This was a Christmas gift from a coworker. Not the kinda thing I'd pick for myself at my current level of spanish (your girl just enrolled in an online advanced spanish conversation lab 🤓) because it's a very basic guidebook for beginners. But it was fun, and I did highlight some new words here and there. And I love adding reference books to my little collection 🥰

FlowerFairy I‘m trying to learn Spanish as well! Key word here is “trying”. LoL Never seem to have enough time to work on it for an extended period. Going to have a look at the books in your photo. 3mo
CaliforniaCay @FlowerFairy have you ever tried using DuoLingo? I talked about wanting to learn spanish for years but didn't take it seriously until 2020 when I started using DuoLingo. Sometimes for just 5 minutes a day. But I kept doing that for a year before my curiosity took over and I started immersing myself and learning in other ways. Gotta start somewhere 🤓 3mo
Cheshirecat913 Awesome!! I've been, I guess you could say, an intermediate beginner for years for learning Spanish. Just haven't managed to bring myself to try more fully. 🙃 Good luck with your journey!! 3mo
CaliforniaCay @Cheshirecat913 I feel like I've been stuck in this intermediate beginner stage for a while but I'm determined to step up my progress this year. I hope you find some good Spanish books to help you progress, and I wish you luck on your journey as well! 3mo
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First book of the new year 🎉 Too bad it wasn't a hit 😕 I wanted to like this sooo much more than I did. She briefly mentions some of her travels but the focus is more on her relationship woes and dreams of being a writer. This reads like a worshipper of Bourdain, Gilbert, and Strayed who traveled just so she could write about her experiences, but she didn't say much about what those experiences were. I was a wee but inspired, so not all bad ✈️

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This was a good, inspiring book to get me into a decluttering mindset. The author blogged about her 1 year shopping ban, but left out a lot of the personal turmoil. She includes all of the messy bits in this book. She examines not just her habits but triggers for overspending as well binge eating, binge drinking, and binge tv watching. I love stories like this, flaws and all, where people choose to challenge themselves by becoming more mindful 💚

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I was expecting this to be a bit dry but it was surprisingly funny and engaging. I will need a physical copy at some point because I can see myself reading it over and over everytime I start to learn a new language (I'm a wannabe polyglot) but listening to it did have some advantages because he gives very specific pronunciation examples. Chock full of resources and language learning advice as well as his own experience and specific study methods.

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After the last book I read, I was in the mood for a real Sally Rooney book and this one hit the spot. I know she's not everyone's cup of tea, but since I really liked Normal People, I really liked this one. It was similar, but with more characters and a little bit more depth in the form of deep, introspective emails between the 2 girls, I liked this one more. They're not the most likeable characters but I find their interactions entertaining.

Sparklemn Looks like a fun puzzle! 4mo
CaliforniaCay @Sparklemn it really was! I just recently started audiopuzzling and it has made a HUGE difference in the amount of books I'm going through 😍 📚 3mo
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Who We Are Now | Lauryn Chamberlain
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I needed a break after reading so much nonfiction and poetry, so decided to choose a random fiction to listen to as I audiopuzzled. The description of this one reminded me of Normal People, in the sense that it followed a group of friends over the years and examines how a series of small decisions make long lasting effects on their lives as their friendships/relationships develop. Nothing too deep here, but entertaining enough.

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This was such a refreshing perspective on the minimalist movement! It was great to hear her personal story, and how she tried different things that didn't work before going about it in her own way. Encouraging authenticity over aesthetics, I loved her gentle approach to the movement. She also I includes her own 'guiding lights' instead of strict rules, and excerpts from other afrominis.
?"I am not a grown woman, I'm a GROWING woman"?

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Great idea for a collection of poems and stories about the night, but a disappointing execution. This read like a project compiled by a college student who, well, burnt the midnight oil, pulled an all nighter and haphazardly tossed a bunch of things together. Some of the stories and poems were ok and on theme, but a lot of them seemed random, nothing to do with the night and overall a boring selection. But glad to finally get this off my shelves🌛

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Love Poems | Pablo Neruda
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#spanishbook #8- 2024 will be my 4th consecutive year of immersing myself on the way to fluency, and I've built up a nice little collection of libros en español. One of my reading goals for the new year is to read more of them!
"Ríete de este torpe
muchacho que te quiere,
pero cuando yo abro
los ojos y los cierro,
cuando mis pasos van,
cuando vuelven mis pasos,
niégame el pan, el aire,
la luz, la primavera,
pero tu risa nunca
porque me moriría"

ElizaMarie I absolutely love this author. I have a couple of his books, where it has Spanish one side and English on the other side. It really helps. :) Love your goal for 2024! 4mo
CaliforniaCay @ElizaMarie That's how this one is! Yeah having the English and Spanish side by side is super helpful. I don't need to look up every word I'm not familiar with and it goes my so much faster 😏 4mo
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"Men themselves have wondered
What they see in me.
They try so much
But they can't touch
My inner mystery.
When I try to show them
They say they still can't see.
I say,
It's in the arch of my back,
The sun of my smile,
The ride of my breasts,
The grace of my style.
I'm a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That's me."
?❤️?❤️?❤️

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
kspenmoll 💜💙💚 4mo
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The Weary Blues | Langston Hughes
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I've been on a poetry kick this month. So glad I picked up this little collection on my DC trip. I remember reading maybe 1 or 2 Langston Hughed poems in school, but I didn't know too much about him. I was happy to read that he was quite the nomad, living in several different states and countries. I also didn't realize he had written so much, and I hope to read his novel, autobiography, and plays one day too 🖤💙🖤💙

CoffeeNBooks I love Langston Hughes, and include some of his poetry in my English classes. (Also, I just sent you a #LitsyLove letter 💌) 4mo
kspenmoll His poetry is wonderful 4mo
CaliforniaCay @CoffeeNBooks So glad to hear you're introducing your students to Hughes 💙 and yay! I'll keep my eye out for your letter 👀 4mo
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Comfort Book | Matt Haig
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This isn't what I was expecting, and it started out as a so-so, but ended up being a pick because I did indeed find it comforting. With a mix of quotes, song titles, recipes, and other random tidbits, this would be a good book for anyone who needs a reminder that life isn't all bad all the time 😇

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Survival of the Thickest | Michelle Buteau
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I only knew Michelle as a funny side character from a few things until I stumbled upon her netflix show loosely based off this book. I LOVED seeing her thrive as a main character!!! She's hilarious on and off the screen. Next I watched her in first wives club, then I listened to the audiobook. Most parts were hilarious but she got real and sad when talking about her infertility struggles. Love her energy and personality, hope to see more from her.

Mimi28 I have always loved her and been cheering for her. I especially like her name, lol. I‘m going to have to check this out. Thanks for the review 👍🏽 4mo
CaliforniaCay @Mimi28 I hope you like it as much as I did 🤗 4mo
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Lauren Graham's books may not be the deepest autobios, but nice little snapshots into her life that any fan of hers would enjoy. My favorite chapters were "But I played one on TV" where she talks about how her life has been scrutinized for how 'motherhood' has or hasn't played a role in her reality. Also "Forever 32" because I'm currently 32 and loved hearing about how her perspective has changed since she was that age.

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Quietly Hostile | Samantha Irby
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This wasn't my favorite Irby book but it still made me laugh a lot and I will always love listening to her stories. Lots of potty humor so I wouldn't recommend to anyone sensitive to in depth descriptions about bodily fluids. But if you're familiar with her other work, you already know 😅💩

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Wildsam Field Guides: Washington D.C. | Edited By Taylor Bruce
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This cute little guidebook was jam-packed with so much more than just your typical must sees. It included off the beaten path recs like the abandoned capitol stones, interviews with notable people from DC (Jason Reynolds), short stories written about DC, playlists inspired by DC, and other fun excerpts. I made note of a bunch of things I wanna see and do when I visit again, and I'll be on the lookout for more wildsam field guides for other cities.

ShelleyBooksie Beautiful pic 4mo
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I wish this existed when I was younger, but I found some inspiring words to highlight and keep me motivated. I'm sure we can all think of famous books that teach people how to be smarter with their money. But how many can you think of written by a black woman? The author, who is hard working and Harvard educated, breaks down the basics in this helpful guide. It's more geared toward students but I found it encouraging and it's nice to be seen 🖤

Smrloomis I‘m also reading Tiffany Aliche … haven‘t finished yet but you might check her out if you haven‘t already? 4mo
CaliforniaCay @Smrloomis this wasn't on my radar at all, thanks for the recommendation. Stacked! 4mo
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Another audiobook that reflects my current mindset and that exceeded my expectations. Jessica, like me, is an introvert looking to shake things up and meet people. Despite being happily married, she's shy and struggled to make friends as an adult. She challenged herself in ways I would never dream up (improv classes) but inspired me none the less. Lots of LoL moments, and relateable awkwardness. Would recommend for fans of Shonda's Year of Yes.

AmyG Hahahahaha….I never want to go. 4mo
dabbe Amen! 💙❄️💙 4mo
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I can't believe Sonia Sanchez has had poetry out since the 60's and I've never heard of her before ? I loved this collection and hope to read all of her other collections too.
"...I cried. For myself. For this woman talkin' about love. For all the women who have ever stretched their bodies out anticipating civilization and finding ruins"
-?Sonia Sanchez?

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Golden Ax | Rio Cortez
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One of the books I found on my DC trip. The bookshop owner kept shouting "Check out the poetry section. It's the best selection in the country!" So I made sure to browse that section the longest. It was impressive. I knew I wanted something by someone I'd never heard of, preferably a woman of color, with a cool cover, and this fit the bill. Cortez writes of Afrofrontierism, Afropioneerism, and her own ancestors in this amazing debut collection.

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This exceeded my expectations with not only funny, personal anecdotes but helpful advice, interviews with experts, and insight from real couples. It's all about "navigating romantic relationships when you have anxiety, OCD, and/or depression" and is exactly what I needed as I'm considering maybe possibly giving the whole dating thing a try sometime in the foreseeable future ? I highly recommend to other anxious overthinkers considering the same.

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This wasn't quite what I was expecting, but I did enjoy it. I've been listening to a lot of audiobooks lately that reflect my current state of mind since I've been trying new things and exploring, mostly by myself. This book was more anecdotes about the author's atypical friendship experiences than it was advice. But it was chock full of pop culture references and quotes from some of my fave shows and had an overall positive, encouraging message.

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If I had read the print version I would have thought this was kinda meh. But I'm glad I listened to the audio because his music was used throughout, and I loooooved hearing his sexy voice in my ear ??? Good for fellow fans of Russ. Yeah he's a bit cocky but you can't deny that his positive attitude is what lead to his success. He signs off with "Thanks for listening, now get the fuck off your ass and go do some shit". Motivating as hell ?

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Who Fears Death | Nnedi Okorafor
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I didn't love this as much as I thought I would, but I did really like it, and it was entertaining. I feel like it could have been a bit shorter, and most of the side characters seemed unnecessary and underdeveloped. But I will read anything and everything written by Okorafor and no matter what, it's always refreshing to read a sci-fi/fantasy book with black characters that makes me feel like I'm in Wakanda 🖤🤎🖤🤎🖤

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"We often find ourselves wishing for more hours in the day, but that wouldn't help anything. The problem, clearly, isn't that we have a shortage of time. It's more that we have an overload of everything else."
-Matt Haig

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In a perfect world, men would read this and be convinced of how and why they should ejaculate responsibly, resulting in fewer unwanted pregnancies and shifting the conversation about abortion away from blaming and legislating women alone. Alas, we don't live in a perfect world 😕 with its bold font, in your face statements, and startling statistics, I enjoyed this book. I hope one day it will be read far and wide and maybe change some minds.

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How to Focus | Thich Nhat Hanh
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Added another 'How To' book to my Thich Nhat Hanh collection. As always, this one was a good, bit sized, easy to digest book on mindfulness that I would recommend to anyone interested in slowing down and living a more mindful life. Not pictured are my two favorites from the series 'How to Fight' and 'How to Love' that I immediately gifted to other people who I thought would enjoy them 🤗

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I enjoyed this much more than a similar book I listened to recently called "Unfuck your habit". This one was gentler, more inclusive of different situations, and had better tips and advice that changed my mind about the way I view myself and and my cleaning ?
"Do a little. Do it badly. Do it incompletely. Do it kinda/sorta. Do it for 5 minutes. An excellent life is made up of a lot of littles. Who has the time for perfection anyways?" -KC Davis

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I enjoyed this little book. I found a lot to highlight and can see myself reading it many more times as I continue on my yoga journey. I started practicing as a pandemic hobby in 2020 and have continued to practice damn near every day since. There's an entry to read for each day of the year, but I read it at my own pace. This would make a great gift for any practicing yogi or anyone interested in yoga 🧘🏿‍♀️

Amiable Love this book! I start it right over again on Jan. 1 every year. I think this is my 4th time through it. 5mo
CaliforniaCay @Amiable I love that! It definitely seems like the kind of book that never gets old 😃 5mo
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Hey Littens! I haven't been very active on here lately because I've been busy going out/exploring/socializing/ getting out of my bubble. Happy to say I've also been busy reading! Lots of posts to catch up on, starting with the tagged book. Picture of me from my most recent trip to Lake Tahoe.
"To love ourselves and support each other in the process of becoming real is perhaps the greatest single act of daring greatly." - Brené Brown

catiewithac 🌞⛰️📚 5mo
marleed Brene is a great teacher. She‘s m a better person for having read her. 5mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great pic and happy to see you on Litsy ❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
CaliforniaCay @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I never stay away for too long 😉💜💜💜 5mo
Reggie Great pic! Keep bursting that bubble! 5mo
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Wildsam Field Guides: Washington D.C. | Edited By Taylor Bruce
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Just a few book pics from my recent trip to Washington DC. I didn't limit myself and came home with 12 new books! But very happy I limited myself to small/thin books only because I had just enough space in my luggage for everything 🙈 I visited more bookstores than museums while there, some of my favorites were: Kramer's, Busboys and Poets, The Lantern, Lost City Books and Second Story Books 🤩

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I finished this book weeks ago but it was exactly what I needed at the time because I had been planning a big solo trip to the east coast by myself to celebrate my birthday, and reading about Jessica's travels to every country in the world was very inspiring. I didn't agree with everything she did and she seemed to get into some places by sheer luck, but she has some fascinating stories and she inspired me to do more and see more 💙🌍💙

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This was my 2nd Jenny Lawson book (I guess I'm reading them from newest to oldest) and I loved it just as much as 'Broken'. I love her humor and the way she talks about her mental and physical illnesses. The story behind the raccoon on the cover was especially funny 😆 She may not be everyone's cup of tea but I'm here for it and will read whatever she writes from now on 🦝

gossamerchild I love her so much :-) 7mo
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Quick little insightful audiobook, good for fellow fans of Micaela Cole. I knew her from watching Chewing Gum and I May Destroy You. But I had no idea how much the latter show was based off of her own experiences. I immediately rewatched the whole series in one sitting and WOW that girl really wrote her way through her trauma 🖤🖤She's a genius storyteller and I hope to see more work from her, on screen and page. Loved hearing her voice narrate 🎧

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Right book for the state of mind I'm in. As someone who lives by myself and has a full time job and hobbies to keep me busy, I find it hard to find the energy to keep my place sparkling clean all of the time. I compare myself to others and feel like I'm doing something wrong by not being a minimalistic neat freak 🙈 This book wasn't life changing but had some good tips. More about changing your mindset about your mess than a how-to guide.

Billypar I definitely think our culture goes overboard on the minimalist aesthetic. Whenever I take photos for Litsy posts, I have to move an average of five random objects out of the way 😄 7mo
CaliforniaCay @Billypar Right?! I like the idea of being a minimalist but I like my stuff too much to actually be one 😅 7mo
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Nothing earth shattering in here, but it was a nice little palette cleanser for my current state of mind. I highlighted a lot of stuff I'd like to come back to, and some self affirmations, guided meditations, and journal prompts I would like to try. Not for the skeptical, but if you're into woo woo, hippie, spiritual stuff like I am, then I would recommend ✌🏾😌✌🏾

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Not as funny as I was hoping it would be. The title is a bit misleading, this is a collection of essays based on the author's experiences as a modern woman dating in a patriarchal society. She makes a lot of bold statements that I disagree with (she believes Breaking Bad is a bad show that only guys like 🤨) but she has some interesting insights into straight male/female friendships/dating/relationships that made it somewhat entertaining.

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This was my first time reading Jenny Lawson and I understand the hype around her! She's hilarious and painfully honest. She talks about her physical and mental illnesses in a way that makes my own issues seems so small and normal. I love the way she switches between funny, weird stories and sad, dark ones. I highly recommend the audio version to hear her narrate her own stream of consciousness with her natural cadence and texas accent 🤪

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Just based off the cover and description, this isn't something I would usually pick up. Ducks is a graphic novel written and illustrated by the author, a female who worked in the male dominated oil sands industry in Canada. I liked this because I could relate to it, having worked in male dominated warehouses. I wouldn't recommend to all, especially those sensitive to sexual harassment/abuse, but it's a good glimpse into a different walk of life.

SamAnne Absolutely loved this one. Nuanced and hard hitting. Grew up in a rural logging community and worked in a fish farm. I really related. I especially appreciated her thoughts on what those environments do to men, especially jobs that truly are destroying the earth when done on the corporate scale. And, of course, the impacts on women. (edited) 10mo
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Wash Day Diaries | Jamila Rowser, Robyn Smith
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I LOVE this book!!! 🥰🤩 Full ✨️black girl magic✨️and beautiful illustrations. Not plot heavy but a glimpse into the life of 4 friends. We see snippets of their personal lives - there's boy drama, family drama, depression, etc. I loved the representation, especially the depiction of different hairstyles and the work that goes into them. Because the struggle is real and it's nice to feel seen 😌

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El Alquimista | Paulo Coelho
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This was the 7th #spanishbook I've read so far on my spanish journey. I read it a couple years ago in English so it was easy to figure out what was going on even if I didn't understand every word. I read every single page out loud and I really noticed an improvement in my pronunciation and even the speed at which I can speak Spanish by the end. Todavía no puedo hablar con fluidez , pero este libro es muy útil porque es muy fácil de entender 🤗

Gissy Qué bien! Pues te recomendó que leas Siddhartha de Herman Hesse. El alquimista pareciera estar inspirada en esa historia pero la de Coelho se desarrolla más desde una perspectiva de occidente y la de Hesse de oriente. I hope you can understand my explanation so you can practice 🤗 11mo
CaliforniaCay @Gissy Si entiendo perfectamente! Muchisimas gracias por la recomendación. Leí Siddhartha en inglés hace muchos años para la escuela y me gustó. Así que me encataría leerlo en español ❤️❤️ 11mo
Reggie Wow, I‘m so jealous! Way to get better on your Spanish! 11mo
Gissy @Reggie I‘m here if you need to practice too🤗 11mo
Gissy @Reggie I‘m here if you need to practice too🤗 11mo
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It Ends With Us | Colleen Hoover
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I didn't love this, but I didn't hate it. I certainly don't get the hype. It wasn't a bad story, I just didn't feel like there was anything very different about it at first. I didn't start to get into it until the very end when things started to change and the cycle started to break. The editor's note at the end where she talks about how a lot of it is based off of her own nother's abusive relationship, it made me respect it a lot more.

IMASLOWREADER nothing compares to verity huh lol 11mo
Reggie Oof, I was ugly crying when she asks Ryle the 3 questions when she has the baby. And yes to the author‘s note. 11mo
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