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Chelleo

Chelleo

Joined March 2016

Librarian/OH. Goodreads: chelleo, StoryGraph: che11eo, LT: mpmleonard, YouTube (Litsy How-To): https://goo.gl/UrCpoU #BlitsySwap host. #blitsy
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Summer of Broken Things by Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Takedown by Corrie Wang
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Summer of Broken Things | Margaret Peterson Haddix
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One of the few physical/print books that has kept me engaged and coming back. So sad that it‘s been on my shelf since 2018. I purchased it at the Ohioana Book Festival during a Litsy Meetup.

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The Public Library: A Photographic Essay | Ann Patchett, Bill Moyers, Robert Dawson
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The library had a cool display about libraries and librarians in celebration of National Library Card Sign Up. I picked up a couple of titles from the display, including this one. I‘m a sucker for photo books.

IamIamIam Oooh, gorgeous!!!! 4w
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Wearing his shirt from the 2022 #blitsyswap. He wears this all the time, @Amandajoy

CBee LOVE THIS 😍😍😍 4w
Chrissyreadit That‘s a GREAT shirt! And adorable picture! 4w
Amandajoy Love it! 4w
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Leftcoastzen So cool! 4w
marleed Very cool! 4w
Gissy You have an actor there!☺️👌 4w
staci.reads Raygun t-shirts are the best! I have that same one! 4w
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Fun trip to the library to return and borrow more books. #blackboyjoy #boysreadtoo #kidsoflitsy #raisingreaders

Itchyfeetreader Your boys look so happy 4w
Gissy So nice to them so happy at the library, 📚📚📚📚❤️ 4w
CarolynM Great photo😍 4w
Bookzombie Love this photo! 4w
Maria514626 Library kids! 🙌🙌🙌 4w
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First Library Card. Kam filled out an application for his very own library card. I allowed him to sign up for a adult card under a teen profile so that he had full access to all library materials. We headed to the kids and teens area and he found several books to check out. He was also picked up his summer reading prize. He checked out his books using his new card. Big day! #boysreadtoo #blackboyjoy #kidsoflitsy

DivineDiana How exciting! 🥳 3mo
MallenNC What a great day! 3mo
Johanna414 Exciting!! 3mo
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Chrissyreadit 🙌🎉🙌 3mo
Leftcoastzen Wow ! That‘s great! 3mo
Readergrrl I love this so much. 💚💚💚 3mo
JamieArc Woohoo! What a big day! 🎉 3mo
Ruthiella Fantastic! 😀 3mo
Gissy Congratulations Kam! Now you have your library card!👏👏👏 3mo
Kappadeemom Congratulations!!!!❤️ 3mo
Monica5 That's Awesome 3mo
Tera66 Yay! Congratulations 🎊 👏 🎉 📚 2mo
FortunateSon Awesome job, mom! I hope my son has inherited a joy of reading as well! 2mo
Chelleo @FortunateSon Thanks and welcome to Litsy!! 2mo
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We usually forget or miss the bookmobile when it‘s in our neighborhood but we caught it this day and made the most of our visit by borrowing a stack of books and getting the boys signed up for the summer reading program. #boysreadtoo #blackboyjoy #raisingreaders

Leftcoastzen They are so adorable! 3mo
Gissy They so excited and happy in that photo! Like a Yesss!😄 3mo
vlwelser 😍😍😍 3mo
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ravenlee Hooray! 3mo
Chelsea.Poole Awesome!! 3mo
Tera66 Adorable boys! 3mo
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We picked up this book (along with a large stack of others) from our local library‘s bookmobile and J jumped right into it. After dinner tonight I picked it up myself and read it in one sitting. #boysreadtoo #raisingreaders #blackboyjoy

ShelleyBooksie It's so good! 3mo
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Dark Secret | Tui T Sutherland
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My oldest kid has me hooked on the Wings of Fire series! He owns and has read the first 4 graphic novels in the series. We all recently started listening to book 1 in audiobook format during our car commutes. I‘ve get so caught up in the story then it‘s time to drop the boys off and I hate to wait for the kids to get back into the car to continue the story. It‘s so tempting to just keep going but my oldest gets annoyed if I jump ahead.

Gissy A family story☺️ 3mo
Chelleo @Gissy Yes, it‘s become a regular family activity when we‘re in my car. They jam out to music at full blast in their dad‘s 😂🤣😂 3mo
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The Cost of Knowing | Brittney Morris
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Starting this audiobook today.

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The Chicken Sisters | KJ Dell'Antonia
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⭐️⭐️⭐️💫🎧 Sisters play out a generations long fried chicken feud on a food reality show. At one point I hated almost all of the adult characters. Everything came together at the end but it ended abruptly. This would have benefited from an epilogue.

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The hippopotamus entry page. I really like the chapter on how to use your dictionary which includes exercises.

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Thanks to my mom‘s penchant for keeping everything, I was able to find my beloved, first dictionary. According to my note written inside the cover, my grandmother gave it to me when I was in the 3rd grade. I included “if lost” addresses for 3 different homes over the years. This one includes metric conversation charts, chronology of American events (up to 1978, which includes an entry for 1619), & a spread about how the states got their names.

rubyslippersreads What a great find! 6mo
Karkar What memories! I had this one too as a kid. ❤️📚❤️ 6mo
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I really enjoy the Kilts & Quilts series. A go to favorite for a good read with lots of laughs. This was a fun, quick little romance with a lot of sass.

BethM Do you have to read them in order? 6mo
Chelleo @BethM No, I think I started with book 7 and this one is a novella. There are several recurring characters but they do a good job of reintroducing characters and providing context. 6mo
Santie Hi miss lady 😊. May I ask what app you would recommend for audiobooks for IOS? 6mo
Chelleo @SantieWantie I use Libby (by Overdrive) and Hoopla through my library accounts. 6mo
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⭐️⭐️⭐️ A collection of short stories. The stories were ok…I felt as if they all ended pretty abruptly…would have enjoyed if a few stories were expanded into longer form, novella or a short novel. It was a decent palette cleanser read.

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We cleared 2 boxes of books from their bookshelves and stocked 2 local Little Free Libraries. The one at the YMCA (the repurposed newspaper stand) was pretty bare so we donated 1/2 a box there and the other half at a spot not far away. We‘ll spread the rest of the books later in the week. #boysreadtoo #raisingreaders #blackboyjoy

Dragon A great idea ! 💚🐉 6mo
DinoMom We just did something similar. My son cleared out a bunch of books and he donated them to his school reading program. Good for your guys for donating their love of reading onwards! 6mo
Gissy So nice that he is participating in the process because he needs to decide, to choose which books will be donated. Was it hard for him? 6mo
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Zoes_Human I love that someone reused a newspaper stand! 6mo
PaperbackPrincess19 I am loving how these free libraries are becoming more wide spread, I‘ve seen a few now and can‘t wait till more and more of these libraries show up. 6mo
Chelleo @DinoMom Back atcha! Always good to gift books forward no matter the venue 6mo
Chelleo @Gissy He did okay on the first pass. I put several back because they were autographed and moved them to my bookshelves. I also pulled a ton and although he grumbled at first he got over it quickly. ☺️ 6mo
Chelleo @Zoes_Human Isn‘t it the cutest thing? 6mo
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Lucky approved the final weeding list of books to be discarded from the boy‘s collection. We‘ll do a round of Little Free Library drop offs and whatever‘s left will go to Friends of the Library‘s used book warehouse. #dogsoflitsy

Tera66 His eyes are so pretty, such a good boy💙 6mo
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I really like the layout and design. It‘s a very nice introductory dictionary. It also has a small thesaurus, maps, flags and list of U.S. presidents.

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Finally picked up a dictionary for the boys. I was listening to the Merriam Webster podcast and realized that I really needed to get them a print version so that I could ensure they knew how to use a dictionary. Sometimes we Google definitions and they can be too advanced for their needs. I was way more excited about it than they were. That didn‘t stop my youngest from asking to look up: butt, fart and booty 😂🤣😂

jdiehr I have to know if either butt, fart, or booty were in there 😂 7mo
Chelleo 😂@jdiehr fart: no; booty: yes (stolen treasure); butt (short for buttocks; fleshy part of your body that you sit on) 😂 7mo
jdiehr @Chelleo 😂❤ 7mo
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One of my favorite book buddies joined me on a trip to our Friends of the Library Warehouse. He had a pretty good haul and we also picked up a couple of titles for little bro. #boysreadtoo #raisingreaders #blackboyjoy

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@Amandajoy You and C made his day! He was soooo ecstatic about this late #BlitsySwap arrival! He was walking around like the cat who caught the canary, saying, “This ball is so sick!” It‘s absolutely perfect. Thanks so much for your thoughtful and generous gift!

Chelleo @Amandajoy Forgot to mention that he is chomping at the bit to read Amari and The Night Brothers…we‘re just wrapping up the last Harry Potter book before we get started. 7mo
Amandajoy I‘m glad he liked it! It wasn‘t book related, but Caden and I thought it was cool. (I actually forgot it hadn‘t got there yet, so thanks for posting!) 7mo
Hooked_on_books He‘s a good looking kid. He‘s gonna be a hunk when he gets older! 7mo
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@MeganAnn … you made my day! Not only did you send these lovely items, the kind note was perfectly timed after a busy day and an anticipated stressful one tomorrow. I‘m so thankful for the Litsy community and Littens like you! #BlitsyHistoryMonth #BlitsySwap #BHMS

MeganAnn Oh I‘m so happy they arrived and that they could make your day a tiny bit better! 💖 7mo
Chelleo Did you make the card? I just noticed your signature as I was looking at it. It‘s beautiful and I plan on framing it. She looks so serene. 7mo
Chelleo Sorry, forgot to tag you @MeganAnn 7mo
MeganAnn @Chelleo yes I did! I painted it following a tutorial by Let‘s Make Art on YouTube. I love that you plan to frame it 🥰 7mo
Chelleo @MeganAnn It really is beautiful and screaming to be framed! 7mo
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Takedown | Corrie Wang
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Working on reading more print from my personal bookshelves and randomly picked up this book. I purchased it from a library book sale and have had it for years. Thought I‘d read a few pages to get the gist and read 7 chapters. It seems like it‘s going to be a wild story!

Sapphire It‘s a great feeling when you find a gem on your own forgotten shelves! 7mo
Chelleo @Sapphire IKR!? Past me did a good job! (edited) 7mo
Sapphire Lol! 7mo
WJCintron I have a copy, and I have it on my TBR since last year. Is it good?? 7mo
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Thank you @GreenGrl87 ! I‘ve actually been looking for something exactly like this to help my husband and I keep track of stuff at home (bc he hates using calendars outside of work 🤦🏾‍♀️) So glad I dragged you into the #BlitsySwap and that it led to our book club! Thanks friend!

GreenGrl87 You‘re so welcome! I‘m glad you like it and find it useful 😍 and thank you for all the work you do each year to make the Blitsy swap such a joy to be a part of! I can‘t wait to get home and open my box up! 7mo
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Here I was lusting over this shirt and tote (I‘m a tote junky) and come to find out @jploves2read graciously gifted me a set of my own! And this candle smells soooo good! I‘m constantly amazed by the kindness of Littens…you continually restore my faith in humanity. So many thanks! #BlitsySwap

BethM Littens are the best collective group of humans I‘ve ever met. 7mo
AmyG Win win! 🙌🏻 7mo
riversong153 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 7mo
GreenGrl87 Yes, littens are 👌🏽 the best!! I‘m so glad to have found this community! 7mo
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Thank you @j9brown for the cutest stationery set and for being a part of the #BlitsySwap!

Gissy So pretty😍 7mo
j9brown Yay! Glad it made it just in time! 🤗 7mo
Chelleo @j9brown I love the post card…I think I‘m going to frame it for my work desk so I can daydream 7mo
j9brown @Chelleo It does look like a perfect vacation! 7mo
riversong153 💜💜💜 7mo
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@Sbonnette You hit the ground running by joining Litsy and the #BlitsySwap at the same time! So glad to have you here. J loved all the great books, super cute bookmark and of course, the candy! And since we can‘t just take a simple pic, you get the funny face too. Please tell N that, Yes, J does like Encanto (he asked in the card) 😚🥰 #boysreadtoo #raisingreaders #blackboyjoy

Gissy So funny! So good for them to participate in these swaps and that they love reading. Thanks to mama. It is so pleasant to see children reading! 7mo
BethM I can‘t wait until my munchkin is old enough to participate! 7mo
Sbonnette I‘m so glad he liked the book selection and N says he is glad J likes Encanto! 7mo
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LeshaMac Awwww I love it 🥰 7mo
riversong153 💜💜💜💜 7mo
GreenGrl87 Awww 🥰 7mo
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@Amandajoy He‘s been begging to open his #BlitsySwap package non-stop since yesterday & within 5 minutes of opening everything asked if he can do the swap again next year! He loved everything but the hands-down winner was the Lego book light. He uses them all the time and we can never have enough around the house. Looking forward to reading the books together. I loved Amari and can‘t wait for him to read it too! BTW, C did a great wrapping job!!

wanderinglynn Love that tee! 💜 awesome photos! 7mo
MeganAnn Love seeing how happy your boys are opening their swaps! Tristan Strong is fantastic — my whole family loved it. 💖 7mo
Chelleo @MeganAnn that‘s on my TBR list so can‘t wait to read them with both my little guys! We like to listen to the audiobooks in the car and K will read along…sometimes he‘ll read ahead and we have to catch up. 7mo
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Bookwormjillk That‘s an amazing t-shirt! 7mo
Gissy Another happy face! What a pretty shirt, lovely! Well, maybe he is going to like those expressions of lovely and pretty ☺️But he looks so happy and with the candy too. 7mo
MeganAnn @Chelleo We like to listen to audiobooks in the car too, especially during longer car rides! In fact, we listened to Tristan Strong on a road trip and the narrator was great. We were all hooked! 💖 I love that K reads along and gets so into it he reads ahead. You‘re raising some fantastic readers and as a mother of a son who likes to read, it makes me so happy to see that. 7mo
Sbonnette That is an awesome shirt and I must find one of these book lights for my kiddos. 7mo
LeshaMac I love seeing the kiddos faces💜it was great idea including them in the swap 7mo
Amandajoy Caden was very excited when he wanted Tristan Strong & I‘ve been tempted to steal Amari & the Night Brothers from Corrine. I‘m glad he liked everything. There may still be one thing coming. We ordered something else because we thought it was cool even if it wasn‘t book related. 7mo
riversong153 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 7mo
GreenGrl87 They look so happy! 🥺🥰 7mo
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Heading out to you tomorrow, @Nalbuque ! 📬
Thanks for the special delivery @GreenGrl87 🥰
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Chelleo @Nalbuque - with the USPS and expected to arrive on Monday… just in time to open! 7mo
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merelybookish What a handsome kiddo! 7mo
Chelleo @merelybookish Thank you! 7mo
Gissy He looks so happy!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
Chelleo @Gissy He loves mail and book swaps so he is really happy! 7mo
Gissy @Chelleo We have to see his reaction during the opening date, well their reactions🤗 7mo
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Thank you @jploves2read for the surprise mail! I think I‘ll wait to open on the 28th with everyone else! I appreciate you thinking of me!

Jensol77 Cool stamps 8mo
Kimzey Love the stamps! ❤️ 8mo
jploves2read You‘re welcome. 🙂 7mo
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riversong153 How are they about waiting? 8mo
Chelleo @riversong153 awful! 😂🤣😂 8mo
riversong153 @Chelleo my daughter wants me to open mine even though she has no skin in the game. She just likes to be around when packages are opened and wants them opened as soon as possible 🤷🏾‍♀️ 8mo
Chelleo @riversong153 She had her chance!! But I get it…I like to watch unboxings too! 8mo
Gissy That happy face is priceless🤗❤️❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
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#BlitsySwap kids packages are on their way! #BHMS

Amandajoy Awesome! 8mo
Sbonnette So exciting! 8mo
GreenGrl87 OMG adorable! 8mo
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Status Update | Annabeth Albert
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Thanks to all who have already sent off packages! This will serve as our updates post. International packages should be in transit. Reminder: post and tag me in your sent/received posts. Also let me know if you anticipate or are experiencing issues. Opening Day is Monday, Feb 28.

All participants were tagged as an FYI. No need to respond UNLESS you‘re having issues.

Thanks! #BlitsySwap #BHMS

Mitch It‘s been sent several weeks ago - not sure if it‘s been received? 8mo
Chelleo @Mitch It has been received! 8mo
Chelleo @Mitch - Didn‘t mean to worry you. I tagged everyone in the swap regardless of status. 8mo
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DebinHawaii Just got my last item & box should go out tomorrow. Will post when it does. 🤗 8mo
AmyG FYI…my box was sent and recieved. Have yet to recieve mine. 8mo
riversong153 Woooootttt! Swappy time! Excuse my excitement 🙈 8mo
Chelleo @AmyG Yours is due to go out this week. ☺️ 8mo
Chelleo Currently in transit: @Chrissyreadit @maich @Readergrrl and @Sbonnette (K‘s package, No‘s will be out by Friday) 8mo
Gissy I received mine and I posted a comment and my match responded to it. I‘m still waiting for one item but it is on its way according to the notification I received recently. If it is not on time, I will send what I have priority mail before opening date and I can send the rest later. 8mo
AmyG Thank you! 8mo
Chelleo @Gissy noted, thanks! 8mo
Readergrrl No issues here! I just wanted to say that I received my package, but it had no name on it. I didn‘t want to open until Opening Day, so just informing my swap person that I have it. I‘m trying to be patient and not open it too soon! I will emailing mine out tomorrow. Amazon was extra slow this month!! 8mo
Chelleo @Readergrrl - thanks for the update. Can you please post a pic of the box you received so your sender knows you got it; and also a post when you ship. Thanks! (good luck with your patience...so hard to wait!)
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MeganAnn No issues here. Mine is all set to mail out tomorrow. I‘ll post a picture when it does, and when I receive mine from my match. Thanks for all your work! This is one of my favorite swaps each year 💖 8mo
ncsufoxes I have not received my package. I‘m waiting for one more item to arrive & then I‘ll be mailing my package out this week via priority 8mo
Chelleo @ncsufoxes Your package will be sent in the next few days. 8mo
Butterfinger @Readergrrl it's me. I debated whether to put your LMPBC in the same package. I'm mailing it tomorrow. I asked my husband to mail it so I have no idea what the outside looks like. 8mo
Butterfinger @Sbonnette I can't stand the anxiety. My little girl is your little one's swap partner and it was sent 2/2. Let me know if you don't receive it. 8mo
Readergrrl @Butterfinger It‘s yours!! I had my daughter open it and read the card without telling what, just who!! She‘s hidden it in her bedroom (I wouldn‘t be able to find it if I tried) and will give it back on the 28th. She loves to be in charge! 😂 8mo
Chelleo @Butterfinger It was received! Update post to come. 8mo
Sbonnette @Butterfinger we did receive it! 8mo
Sbonnette I‘m sending my packages out by Saturday! I‘m waiting on one more fun thing to put in! 8mo
maich @Chelleo thanks for telling us. 8mo
Chelleo @Readergrrl - Have you sent your package? 8mo
Readergrrl @Chelleo Package gift wrapped and dropped at the post office on Saturday. Should be there by the middle of the week! 8mo
Deblovestoread I know both pieces of mine arrived at their destination. I haven‘t received yet but am guessing it is on its way by looking at informed delivery. 8mo
j9brown Hello! I forgot to take a picture (I always want to escape the post office as quickly as possible, lol) but my package is on its way as of Saturday! I did the three day box, so my match should have it soon! 😄 8mo
Chelleo @j9brown LOL! Thanks for the update and glad you escaped 😂 8mo
Chelleo Looking for status updates from @Gaylagal2 / @EchoLogical / @Amandajoy 7mo
EchoLogical Cutting it close but it should be there on Thursday! 7mo
Chelleo @EchoLogical excellent, thanks! 😍 7mo
Chelleo Package in transit for: @LeshaMac 7mo
BeaG I hate that I missed it this year. 7mo
Chelleo @BeaG I‘m sorry you missed the sign up too. I didn‘t want to bug people in case they wanted to opt out. 😔 7mo
BeaG I didn‘t opt out, I just haven‘t been on the app much. I understand about not wanting to bug people. 7mo
Chelleo @maich - have you received your package? 7mo
maich @Chelleo not yet. But I received a letter from import duties yesterday and maybe is already in my country. Usually it takes 4 to 8days to received it from them. 7mo
TiminCalifornia @maich Hello! I'm your sender. My tracking says it made it to customs in your country on 2/18. It is on the way! Fingers crossed it makes it to you by Monday. 7mo
maich @TiminCalifornia thanks for telling me. It is ok if arrives late. 7mo
Chelleo @amandajoy - Your match received her package but may not post anytime soon. Just wanted you to know. 7mo
TiminCalifornia @maich Received a notice that the package cleared customs on March 4 so hopefully you'll get it any day now. So many apologies for the lateness! I will definitely give more lead time in the future when shipping internationally!! 7mo
maich @TiminCalifornia I am working in the afternoon shift but my mum send me message thst I received a package. Will open tomorrow and post. Don't need to worry for late sending. 7mo
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Wonder | R.J. Palacio
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Got some reading in while staffing the basketball admissions table at my kids‘ school. A really quick read that was hard to put down. Loved the story being told from different perspectives. Loved Auggie and his circle of friends and family. Hate that it took me so long to pick this up off my shelf! It also restored my faith in my print book reading speed. I finished this in 3 days. Haven‘t done that in ages!

BiblioLitten I often recommend this. 💙 8mo
Bakingbookworm One of my all time favs. I adore Auggie! 8mo
Juliev Currently reading with my daughters (age 9) book club 8mo
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This little bundle is heading to its‘ new home! Should arrive in plenty of time for open day 🤞🏾🤞🏾🤞🏾#BlitsySwap #BlitsyHistoryMonthSwap

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Dragon Mountain, 1 | Katie Tsang, Kevin Tsang
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He couldn‘t wait to dig into his latest book (tagged) after picking out a #BlitsySwap book for his swap match. #boysreadtoo #raisingreaders #blackboyjoy

inthegreensandblues Nothing like that feeling of being a kid in a bookstore, discovering and taking home whatever you desire.❤️ 8mo
Chelleo @inthegreensandblues yes, indeed! 8mo
Gissy Definitely he has reader genes📚📚📚🤗❤️ 8mo
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Doing a little #BlitsySwap Kids shopping for their matches and picking up a few books for themselves. We love this tagged book! #boysreadtoo #raisingreaders #blackboyjoy

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Please welcome my friend @Sbonnette to Litsy!

ShyBookOwl Welcome @Sbonnette 🎉📚❤ 9mo
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Cupcake12 Welcome to Litsy xx 9mo
rockpools Hi @Sbonnette - welcome to Litsy! 9mo
Brewychock48 Welcome to Llitsy😊 9mo
GondorGirl Greetings and salutations! 9mo
DrexEdit Hello @Sbonnette ! Welcome to Litsy! 9mo
JessClark78 Welcome to Litsy! @Sbonnette 🙂📚 9mo
Ddzmini Welcome to Litsy 🎊🎉📖🥳 9mo
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CarolynM Welcome to Litsy! 9mo
Tera66 Welcome!! 9mo
Ruthiella Welcome to Litsy! @Sbonnette 😃 8mo
Sbonnette Thanks! 8mo
Nute @Sbonnette Hello!👋🏽 Welcome to Litsy!☺️ 8mo
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Want to help your match with their #BlitsySwap shopping (or future matches for other swaps)? Fill out this easy #BlitsyThisOrThat quiz to help take the pressure off.

TheBookHippie Oh no did I miss it? 9mo
Chelleo @TheBookHippie the signs were in mid December to allow plenty of time for shipping with the crazy delivery schedules of late 9mo
TheBookHippie @Chelleo ah probably when I took time off. I‘ll catch you next year! Enjoy! 9mo
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DanaManiac I don‘t know how I manage to miss this every year no matter how I search. 😔 9mo
Chelleo @DanaManiac So sorry! Do you follow #LitsyEvents? I‘ll make a note to myself to reach out to you and @TheBookHippie for next year‘s swap 9mo
kaysworld1 I can't believe I missed it. Bummer! 9mo
DanaManiac @chelleo oh thanks! I just started following them so fingers crossed 🤞🏾 😊 9mo
DinoMom So sad I missed this sign up. Oh well. Next year. 8mo
GreenGrl87 Aww I totally missed this one! 🥺 7mo
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Please give my friend @tmjg1978 a warm welcome to Litsy!

CarolynM Welcome to Litsy! 9mo
Texreader Welcome @tmjg1978 to Litsy! I hope you enjoy it here! 9mo
sprainedbrain Welcome, @tmjg1978 😃 9mo
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Ddzmini Welcome to Litsy 📖 9mo
BookwormAHN Welcome to Litsy @tmjg1978 😺 9mo
Dragon Welcome to Litsy @tmjg1978 😃🐉 9mo
Jas16 Welcome @tmjg1978 I hope you love it here as much as I do. 9mo
Ruthiella Welcome to Litsy @tmjg1978 ! 😃 9mo
DanaManiac Welcome to Litsy!! @tmjg1978 🥳 9mo
Bklover Welcome to Litsy! 9mo
Bookwormjillk Welcome to Litsy! 9mo
Lunakay Welcome, fellow book lover! @tmjg1978 9mo
DivineDiana Glad you are joining us @tmjg1978 ! 9mo
Cupcake12 Welcome to Litsy xx 9mo
AmyG Welcome 🎉 9mo
Nute Hello!👋🏽 Welcome to Litsy!☺️ 9mo
melissanorr Welcome @tmjg1978 hope you enjoy Litsy! 9mo
ozma.of.oz Welcome @tmjg1978 ! ❤️🎉❤️ 9mo
Avanders Welcome!! ☺️ 9mo
Bookzombie Welcome @tmjg1978 ! 9mo
Tera66 Welcome to Litsy!😊⚘️📚 9mo
Lvpthemvp Awe. yay! We can be new together @tmjg1978 9mo
Chelleo @Lvpthemvp 👋🏾 glad to have you! 9mo
PaperbackPirate Welcome to Litsy! 📚 9mo
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Will | Will Smith
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I am loving Will Smith‘s audiobook narration! Includes some musical snippets as well. #Blitsy #BlackLitsy

Smartypants @Chelleo I‘m so glad I decided on the audiobook too! I can‘t turn it off, loving the hip hop throwbacks. This book needs to publish a soundtrack! ❤️ 9mo
violettemeier I loved it! 😍 9mo
Bookpearl I‘m listening to it too! I love it!! (edited) 9mo
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Inspired by @xicanti I reorganized this case to hold all my unread print titles (which don‘t include 2 of the bottom cubes). Total of 96. I‘m too slow a reader to get through all of them in any given year but I will commit to reading 12 for 2022…1 a month seems reasonable. Next step is to weed titles that I know I won‘t read.

xicanti It looks great! Good luck! 9mo
AmyG That‘s my next project...weeding the books I will never read. Your shelves are lovely! (edited) 9mo
Tamra The joy of anticipation! 9mo
Crazeedi What a perfect idea, and your shelves look beautiful! 9mo
RidgewayGirl Look at all those wonderful choices! An ample tbr is a thing to treasure. 9mo
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I visited a local chocolate shop for your other chocolate. These are the types in your package. @iread2much

iread2much Those are all wonderful flavors, thank you so much! 9mo
Karkar @Chelleo was this Mavericks by chance? I want to find some great local chocolates 😊 9mo
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Chelleo @Karkar Ohh, I love Mavericks but no, this was Karma In the Kitchen in West Chester. 9mo
Karkar @Chelleo thank you I will have to check them out!! 9mo
Gissy 🍫🍫🍫😋 9mo
AlaMich What is “cashmere?” I must know! 🧐 9mo
Hooked_on_books You can go ahead and just keep posting closeup pics of chocolate. Please and thank you! 😬 9mo
Chelleo @Hooked_on_books 😂🤣😂👍🏾 9mo
Chelleo @AlaMich I honestly don‘t remember…I feel like it had chocolate ganache? 9mo
Chelleo @iread2much can you tell us what was in the Cashmere? 9mo
iread2much @Chelleo I‘m not sure what the flavor is, some berry flavor balanced with a bit of mild savory spices. It‘s lovely! 9mo
iread2much Thank you again! 9mo
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Thank you so much @mom2bugnbee for my #jolabokaflodswap gift. I love this author and can‘t wait to get started on it! @MaleficentBookDragon this is one of my favorite swaps…thanks for making it happen!

ozma.of.oz Oh I loved this one! You‘re in for a treat! 9mo
Chelleo @ozma.of.oz Thanks! Glad to hear good feedback on books I‘m looking forward to reading. 9mo
tracey38 A great book, enjoy! 9mo
mom2bugnbee You are more than welcome! I can't wait to read it myself! Merry Christmas! 9mo
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Chelleo
Skin of the Sea | Natasha Bowen
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Library hold just came in for the latest It‘s Lit book club selection. I am in LOVE with this cover! Hope the story is as good as the cover!

#Blitsy BlackLitsy

Soubhiville It is beautiful! Immediately caught my eye. I‘ll watch for your review 🙂 9mo
ryanme That's definitely a great cover!👍🏾 9mo
rubyslippersreads I would buy that just for the cover! 😍 9mo
GreenGrl87 Yes, I am in love with the art on this one! 9mo
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#BlitsySwap matches have been sent for kids and adults. Please let me know if you did NOT receive your match info. Otherwise please reply to my email to confirm it was received. Have fun shopping!

#Blitsy #BlitsyHistoryMonth

Endowarrior21 Got it thank you 10mo
AmyG Got mine. Thank you! 10mo
Chrissyreadit Got it and responded. Thank you! 10mo
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mom2bugnbee Yay! You may open the box if you like - the things inside are wrapped. Enjoy! 🎄 10mo
Chelleo @mom2bugnbee Thanks but I‘m not sure I have the will power to do that. 😂🤣😂 And even if I could, my boys would worry me to death about it, so I‘ll play it safe and leave it as is. 10mo
mom2bugnbee @chelleo 😂 😂 😂 10mo
Chelleo @MaleficentBookDragon It came a few weeks back 9mo
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The #BlitsySwap is open for sign-ups until Sunday! This swap celebrates Black Lit (2 books) and Culture (2 gift items). This swap is international and open to ALL ages and ethnicities! Kids must have a Litsy grown-up to coordinate details. Please submit one form per person. Please spread the word!

Details can be found on the sign-up page: https://bit.ly/bhmswap2022

#Blitsy #BHMSwap

Amandajoy I signed up! My stepdaughter will be here this weekend and she‘s getting more into reading. Would the kid‘s swap be good for an 11 year old? 10mo
Chelleo @Amandajoy Yes! My 8 and 7 year olds are participating. I‘m also pretty sure we have another 11 year old signed up as well. 10mo
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Amandajoy Excellent! I‘ll see about signing her up tomorrow! 10mo
Amandajoy Both my stepdaughter and my stepson decided they wanted to do it! They are both signed up! 10mo
Chelleo @Amandajoy That‘s great!!! Will get matches out this week! 10mo
DebinHawaii It took me a while to remember to sign up, sorry. The sign up was still open so hopefully I‘m not too late. I so enjoyed this swap last year! 🤗 (edited) 10mo
Chelleo @DebinHawaii - I closed it but opened it back up so that someone could edit their form and forgot to close it! All good. I've got your info and you're in! 😉 10mo
DebinHawaii @Chelleo Oh thank you! I have had a crazy couple of work & life weeks & totally spaced. So glad I got in on a technicality! 😉🤣 (edited) 10mo
Chelleo Prepping matches and have some questions for: @maich @Nalbuque @jploves2read @Mitch Please check your email. Thanks in advance! 10mo
maich @Chelleo I replied😊 10mo
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Swaps | Sherree DeCovny
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The #BlitsySwap is officially open for sign-ups! This swap celebrates Black Lit (2 books) and Culture (2 gift items). This swap is international and open to ALL ages and ethnicities! Kids must have a Litsy grown-up to coordinate details. Please submit one form per person. Please spread the word!

Details can be found on the sign-up page: https://bit.ly/bhmswap2022

#LitsyEvents #BlackLitsy #Blitsy #LitsySwaps

maich So great😍 10mo
LeshaMac Yessss!!!!💜💜 10mo
TiminCalifornia Looking forward to this one! 10mo
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Deblovestoread Yay! 10mo
Mitch Yeah - thank you so much for doing this again! ⭐️ 10mo
Chrissyreadit Yay! I am signed up ❤️ 10mo
AmyG Thank you! I love this swap. 10mo
MaGoose Will be passing on this one. Maybe next time 😃😁 10mo
Chelleo @MaGoose 😉 10mo
Gissy Yes!! I signed up already!🙌📚📚❤️❤️❤️Thank you for sending me the information! 10mo
Butterfinger Thank you Michelle. I signed up for me and my daughter. 10mo
EchoLogical Done! 10mo
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