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Harleen | Stjepan Sejic
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😀

1️⃣ I‘m in the process of selling a house and finding another, so I‘ve been too exhausted to read much lately. 😮‍💨 A graphic novel might be easier to read, so I‘ll try the tagged book that the brilliant @Meaw_catlady gave me! 😊

2️⃣ I love playing symphonic metal while reading. Bands like Nightwish and Epica with their soaring vocals and dramatic compositions are the perfect soundtrack! 🎶

BookDragonNotWorm Good luck with the house selling/buying! 🤞 1w
DaveGreen7777 @BookDragonNotWorm Thank you so much! 😊 1w
TheSpineView Thanks for playing! Good luck with the houses! 1w
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DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView Thank you! 😁 1w
vivastory Good luck with the house selling! 1w
DaveGreen7777 @vivastory Thank you! 😀 1w
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Since the wonderful @hannah-leeloo actually posted about this literary shirt today, that seemed a perfect excuse for me to show off my own version of the shirt! I suspect everyone on Litsy can relate to what it says! 😂📚

BookBabe Yup!!! 😂🙌🏻 Great shirt! 1mo
Suet624 Hahaha. Yup! 1mo
vivastory This is awesome 👏 1mo
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wordslinger42 I need that shirt 😂😂 1mo
Megabooks Love it! 1mo
hannah-leeloo Ahhhhhh I love it!!! ❤ yay! 1mo
vlwelser 1mo
JulietReads Reentering society sucks. Read more books!!! Yayyy. 🤣 1mo
Branwen YES! Non-readers can NEVER understand our pain! 😂👏👏👏 4w
Ddzmini Love the shirt 🤗 4w
Christyco125 That is awesome 😎 4w
DaveGreen7777 @Christyco125 Thanks! 😀! 4w
Nute I have missed these type of humorous post from you, Dave! The shirt is fantastic and desperately needed so that I don‘t have to explain my lifestyle preference, ‘I‘d rather be reading!‘😁 1w
DaveGreen7777 @Nute Awww, thank you for the kind words! 😊 1w
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Frankenstein | Mary Shelley
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“Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world. A new species would bless me as its creator and source; many happy and excellent natures would owe their being to me. No father could claim the gratitude of his child so completely as I should deserve theirs.”

YIKES! I knew going into this that Dr. Frankenstein had a God complex, but I didn‘t realize to what extent! 😱

mabell 🤣🤣 1mo
DaveGreen7777 @mabell 😁😁 1mo
Branwen This post! 😂🤣👏👏👏 1mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen HA HA!!! Thank you! 😁 1mo
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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4 out of five wind sprites! 🧚🏻‍♀️🧚🏻‍♀️🧚🏻‍♀️🧚🏻‍♀️

It‘s a few days since I finished this buddy read with the wonderful @Branwen and I‘m still processing my feelings. While I enjoyed the book, it is my least favorite of the series so far, as I felt the heroes stories went in unsatisfying directions. But while the protagonists got short-changed, the villains shined brighter than ever, thanks to the introduction of the fascinating Raboniel!

Elizabeth2 Haha! Love this photo! 😆 1mo
RaeLovesToRead 🤣🤣🤣 this picture made me laugh! Good review. 1mo
DaveGreen7777 @Elizabeth2 Ha Ha! Thank you! 😁 1mo
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DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Thank you! Glad I could give you a good laugh! 😂 1mo
Branwen This is officially my favorite review (and picture!) EVER! 🤣😂👏 I'm so glad we got to buddy read this together! Can't wait for the next one! ❤ 1mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen Hee hee! 😁 Thank you, Becky! 😊 1mo
mcipher This picture!! 😂😂 1mo
DaveGreen7777 @mcipher Thank you! 😁 1mo
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😀

I just realized I still haven‘t posted a review of this book! 😳

1. Raboniel. She‘s everything a book villain should be: charismatic, clever, formidable, and usually at least three steps ahead of the heroes. She‘s so good at being bad, I almost started rooting for her!

2. I‘d like to see the main characters all get happy endings, but since it will be a Sanderson book, that ain‘t happening! 😭

RaeLovesToRead I also kinda loved Raboniel 😄 1mo
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead She was glorious! 🤩 1mo
Branwen I'm dying for a happy ending for everyone! 🙊🤞 1mo
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DaveGreen7777 @Branwen We can dream, right?! 😂🤣 1mo
TheSpineView I have been putting off reading this since it came out. I need to move it up my TBR list! 1mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView Oooh, hope you like this book when you get to read it! 👍 1mo
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Moroda | L.L. McNeil
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😌

1️⃣ Tagged! It can put a lot of pressure on a character to have the whole book named after her, but fortunately Moroda was up to the task!

2️⃣ Hmmm… good question! 🤔 I think usually longer book titles catch my eye more, but there is something admirable about a book that can grab your attention with just one word, like “It” or “Deathless”!

TheSpineView Thanks for playing and happy Tuesday! 2mo
Branwen YAAASSSSSS IT! 🙈🎈🎈🎈 2mo
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs 😊

1. Multiple POVs. I love getting different characters perspectives on things, especially if their points of view on events in the book are different from one another.

2. I can only read in English.

3. I‘m a mood reader… but that doesn‘t stop me from making numerous reading lists that I never adhere to! 😂🤣

Alfoster Seriously! Why do we make those lists??😝 3mo
merelybookish The pleasure is definitely in the making of the list! 3mo
Eggs Crossing things off the list is so satisfying 👌🏼 Thanks for playing ❣️ 3mo
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DaveGreen7777 @Alfoster I think it‘s the same reason why we buy a book when it first comes out and then not get around to reading it for 10 years! 😂🤣 3mo
DaveGreen7777 @merelybookish Indeed! 😊 3mo
Branwen I do the SAME exact thing with book lists! 🤣😂 2mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen All great minds, am I right?! 😁 2mo
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView

1. I‘m hoping to finish both the tagged book and “Frankenstein” this month! I only have 50 pages left in Rhythm of War!

2. As someone who reads a lot of fantasy, I am so sick of everything being described as smelling of “jasmine”! C‘mon, fantasy authors, there are other scents out there! Also, like many readers, I‘m so sick of characters releasing breaths they didn‘t know they were holding! 🤦🏻‍♂️

RaeLovesToRead 50 pages?! You can do it, Dave! I believe in you! 😄😁 There was an interesting passage about Jasmine in the book I'm reading - I'll tag you... 3mo
TheSpineView I have been putting off Rhythm of War since it came out. It is such a HUGE commitment and my hat is off to you for finishing it! 3mo
Branwen I TOTALLY AGREE about the breath releasing thing! I always roll my eyes so hard when I come across it in a book! 😂 3mo
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Frankenstein | Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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It‘s so sad when we have to say goodbye to a member of our Litsy family. 😢 @sharread was such a sweetheart and she will be missed dearly.

Thank you to @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Professional_Book_Dragon @Bookwormjillk for organizing this #SharreadsReadathon Sharing for anyone who‘d like to participate

To honor Sharon, I‘ll be reading Frankenstein, a book she had listed as one of her Fall Favorites. Rest In Peace and fly with the angels, Sharon!

Bookwormjillk ❤️ 3mo
marleed Oh I‘m sorry. I see how much joy this group gave her with the Christmas swaps and game. Peace to Sharon. 3mo
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Suet624 ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs 😊

1. “Starless Sea” by Erin Morgenstern, which I recently received from the wonderful @Branwen

2. “Eon” by Alison Goodman, which I recently gifted to the wonderful @Branwen

3. Tagged! In this alternate history, Jean Grey disguises herself as a man to sneak on a ship, and Angel finds himself falling in love with her.
(More in comments).

DaveGreen7777 Later when Angel learns Jean is really a woman, he reflects on how he loved her just the same when he thought she was a man. It was such a beautiful portrayal of everlasting love, as well as representation of LGBTQIA themes at a time when graphic novels almost never included them. 🌈 (edited) 3mo
Branwen YAY! I hope you end up loving The Starless Sea as much as I do! 😃💕📚 I devoured both Eon and Eona and THEY WERE BOTH SO GOOD! 3mo
Eggs 💖 Erin Morgenstern 💝 3mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen Awww, I‘m so glad you enjoyed those books! 😀 3mo
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The blizzard is in full effect here in Massachusetts! 😩🥶🌧 On the plus side, I should have some extra time for reading today while waiting to start the snow removal! 😁📚

DogMomIrene I was watching coverage of the storm earlier. Looks like you‘ll be getting in some cardio time for sure. 4mo
RaeLovesToRead Oh wow, that is... snowy! 4mo
TheSpineView Burrr..😱🥶 4mo
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Suet624 I love blizzards and I‘m bummed it‘s not happening up here in northern Vermont. Best wishes! 4mo
mcctrish Or don‘t remove the snow and say you are trapped and have to read 4mo
5feet.of.fury I‘ve been out twice but it all blew back 🙄❄️⛷ 4mo
Gissy Great excuse to read and since we don‘t have snow here, it looks pretty to me😳🤷🏽‍♀️☺️
BookBabe Pretty! I like @mcctrish ‘s idea 😄 I say just cozy up with a warm beverage, a book, and a blanket, and milk that snowstorm as much as possible! 😃❄️ 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @DogMomIrene @RaeLovesToRead @TheSpineView @Suet624 @mcctrish @5feet.of.fury @Gissy @BookBabe Thanks, everyone! 😁 I just finished round one of the snow removal so I won‘t have to do it all at once tomorrow. Now I‘m staying inside the rest of the night and curling up with a book as many of you suggested! 😊 (edited) 4mo
Branwen WOW. 😲 That is...a lot of snow! 😲❄❄❄ I hope you are enjoying your cozy bookish evening after all that snow removal! 💕📚 4mo
PaperbackPirate Stay warm! 🌞📚🔥❄️🥶 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen @PaperbackPirate Thank you! My power is back on and the snow removal is complete! 😁 4mo
Branwen @DaveGreen7777 HOORAY! That is fantastic news! 🎉🎉💕 4mo
Desha Over here on the west coast we‘ve been watching your storm in amazement...I don‘t know how you survive the snow! We visited Boston and Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha‘s Vineyard in September and it‘s hard to believe it‘s the same place! I loved it though when we were there!! 😊 Best wishes for good reading time during the storm!! 👏🏻📚 4mo
DaveGreen7777 Thanks @Desha Sadly, we just get used to snowstorms after a while… it gets to the point where if we get less than a foot of snow, we just shrug it off like, “Hey, I don‘t even have to clean off my car for that little snow!” 😂 4mo
Desha So funny! Here we complain and stay inside all day if we get a little rain! 🤪 Yes, we‘re wimps! 😂 3mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😁

1️⃣ Not often, but every once in a while, if I‘m at an appointment where I‘m waiting longer than expected and I didn‘t bring a book with me, I‘ll start reading on the Kindle app on my phone. Desperate times and all that!

2️⃣ I love my Kindle Oasis, it even has a warm light option to read comfortably in the dark, so I don‘t have to stop reading for some silly reason like it being past midnight! 🤓

TheSpineView I do understand desperate times!😆 Thanks for playing! 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView 😊😊😊 4mo
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The Palace Job | Patrick Weekes
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😁

1️⃣ Oooh, this is a tough question for me! Usually, I prefer books to have a quicker pace. However, there is something magical about a slow burn done right when the payoff is worth it!

2️⃣ Tagged! I‘m happy when a book has one great twist, but “The Palace Job” has one in almost every chapter. What started as a seemingly breezy heist story turned out to have many more layers than I was expecting!

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! Happy Tuesday! 🤩📖📚 4mo
PathfinderNicole Patrick Weekes helped write two of my favorite video game series of all time and I can‘t believe they wrote a novel and I didn‘t know it!! (edited) 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @PathfinderNicole Oooh, I hope you enjoy this one! 😀 4mo
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DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead I just found out they wrote for Mass Effect myself! 😱 (edited) 4mo
RaeLovesToRead Sorry, just realised their pronouns are they/them. Look forward to reading the book (and playing the trilogy again) 😊 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Ooops, I didn‘t know their pronouns either. ☹️ Hope you enjoy the book! I don‘t recall it reminding me of Mass Effect or Dragon Age in any way, other than it features a team made up of several fascinating companions! 4mo
RaeLovesToRead I'm always up for a fantasy heist ❤ 4mo
PathfinderNicole I didn‘t know their pronouns either and changed my original comment accordingly! I can‘t wait to read this one, I might have to move it up my tbr… @RaeLovesToRead I still need to finish playing the legendary edition but I just don‘t want it to end yet!! 4mo
RaeLovesToRead @PathfinderNicole On my phone it won't let me alter comments for some reason so I deleted mine and started again! 🤔🤔 I actually didn't get that far into mass effect the first time because I wouldn't leave the citadel until I'd scanned all those spidery things... and I couldn't find the last one 😭😄 Going to play the trilogy once I've finished Dishonored 2 😊 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead @PathfinderNicole I had such a love/hate relationship with the Citadel in Mass Effect 1! On the one hand, I loved the world building and the glimpse into so many characters lives. But on the other hand… WOW, was there a lot of superfluous fetch quests there, and the completionist in me felt compelled to do every single one! 😩 4mo
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Pathfinder Tales: Winter Witch | Elaine Cunningham, Dave Gross
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thank you for the tag @TheSpineView 😊

❄️ “The Winds of Winter”! Just kidding, if this post was made in the year 2032, Winds of Winter probably still wouldn‘t be out yet! 🙄 But the tagged book is a lot of fun with a sassy heroine battling a sassier villainess!

❄️ Not gonna lie, 2021 took a lot out of me. ☹️ This year I‘m hoping to get back into more fun things like reading.

❄️ My friends! 🤗

TheSpineView You're welcome! 4mo
BethM That will come out when Rothfuss‘ book 3 does 😂 2021 was hard- hang in there! 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @BethM I knew the Rothfuss fans would understand! 😂 Thank you, Beth! 😊 4mo
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Eggs I agree about 2–exhausting year👍🏼 I hope this year will be more fun 🤩 4mo
RaeLovesToRead The Winds of Winter 😭😭.... if only! We've had two horrendous years (you especially ❤😞) surely things have got to start improving now?!?! Good luck for 2022 😊 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Thank you, Rae! 😊 Wishing you good things in 2022 as well! 4mo
Branwen BAHAHAHA! WINDS OF WINTER! Your prediction of it coming out in 2032 is optimistic at BEST! 🤣😂🤣 I hope this year is a much better year, my friend! *hugs* ❤ 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen I knew you‘d appreciate the Winds of Winter reference! 😂🤣 4mo
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thank you for the tag @TheSpineView 😀

❄️ I‘m spending the day at my sister‘s. Last year my niece had a job where she had to work holidays, so we‘re happy she can join us on Christmas this year!

❄️ Brandon Sanderson, Gail Simone, Christopher Moore.

❄️ “A Chair of Anxious Fish”! Not exactly “A Game of Thrones” (or even “A Feast of Crows”), but I‘ll take it! 😅🤣

RaeLovesToRead Mine would be "A glass of sh*t and biscuits". Coming soon to a theatre near you ? Sorry you feel anxious. Sending mellow vibes ???? 5mo
Eggs Thanks for playing Dave - love your book title❣️ 5mo
TheSpineView You're welcome! BTW, I choose Sanderson also! Great minds! 5mo
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DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead BWAH-HA-HA!!! Your book title is way better than mine, Rae! 😂🤣 5mo
DaveGreen7777 @Eggs Thank you, Sherri! 😊 5mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView 😁😁😁 5mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😊

1️⃣ Truth be told, I‘m happy to visit any bookstore! But “The Last Bookstore” in Los Angeles sounds especially fascinating with its half-archway made out of used books… I‘d probably try to make out every book title before passing through! 🤓

2️⃣ I do sometimes bring a list with me when I go to a bookstore.. but I don‘t think I‘ve ever left a bookstore with ONLY items from the list I brought! 🙈

vivastory Last Bookstore looks incredible 📚📚📚 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @vivastory Agreed! 👍 6mo
Nute Same here, Dave. Any bookstore, anyplace!🤗 6mo
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DaveGreen7777 @Nute Great minds think alike! 😁 6mo
Branwen That bookstore sounds incredible! 😲❤ 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen Right?! Hopefully they didn‘t use any of the old Wheel of Time covers, it would totally ruin the archway! 😂🤣 6mo
Branwen @DaveGreen7777 OMGGGGG! 😝😝 6mo
Amiable I was literally at The Last Bookstore in LA just 3 weeks ago! It is just as incredible in person as it looks online. 6mo
TheSpineView I doubt that are many Littens who could go into a bookstore and come out with ONLY the books on their list!😆 Thanks for playing! 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @Amiable That‘s so cool that you were there! I hope to visit The Last Bookstore one day soon! 😀 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView HA HA, I‘m noticing a common theme of “not sticking just to the list” on this Two4Tuesday! 😂🤣 6mo
BookBabe Gee, I missed this. This is a good one! 😃 I have to agree with you on both points 🙌🏻 4mo
DaveGreen7777 @BookBabe Thank you!😊 4mo
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thank you for the tag @DarkMina 😌

1️⃣ I haven‘t read them in a long time, but anytime someone mentions Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys, it instantly takes me back to all the kid mysteries I read as a child. I remember especially loving the tagged book as it had a supernatural slant and a ghost on the cover! 👻

2️⃣ Rainy days! 🌨

3️⃣ I‘m grateful for Litsy & friends, and especially Litsy friends! 🤗

DarkMina You‘re welcome! 6mo
Megabooks Same for me re: 2!! 6mo
Eggs Thanks for joining in Dave!! 6mo
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DaveGreen7777 @Megabooks Great minds think alike! 😉 6mo
slategreyskies I loved the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew too! :) 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @slategreyskies I loved mysteries at that age… even if I almost never ever guessed the solutions right! 😂 6mo
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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“He stepped softly through the library. Honorspren liked their books, judging by the extensive collection—but he rarely saw them in here. They seemed to enjoy owning the books, treating them like relics to be hoarded.”

Hoarding books but not getting around to reading them? Apparently if I were a creature from a fantasy novel, I‘d be an Honorspren! 🤦🏻‍♂️

RaeLovesToRead The tsundoku is strong in Roshar! 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Very true! 😂👏👏👏👏 6mo
MatchlessMarie Hey I both hoard and honor my relics 🤣 6mo
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Balibee146 Yup 👍👍👍 6mo
Gissy We are book collectors📚😜 6mo
Leftcoastzen Guilty ! Just thinking I should be shopping my home collection rather than borrowing or buying more ! 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @Balibee146 @Gissy @Leftcoastzen It‘s reassuring to know I‘m not the only one here who does this! 😂🤣 6mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView and for the tag @Branwen 😀

1. I‘d gladly read about both witches and wizards! 🧙‍♀️🧙‍♂️

2. I‘m cheating a bit and instead of a book, I‘m going with my favorite series… Harry Dresden! Sure, most people would pick that “other” Harry‘s series, but the tagged book was my first foray into urban fantasy, and I loved reading about a snarky wizard interacting with all kinds of paranormal creatures! 👻🧛‍♀️

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 🖤🧙‍♀️🧙‍♂️ 7mo
RaeLovesToRead I've seen a few people pick Harry Dresden for this and until today I'd never heard of him... another one to look into maybe? 7mo
DarkMina I picked the Dresden Files too. Love that series! 7mo
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DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView 😊😊😊 7mo
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Hee hee, more books to add to your To-Be-Read pile! 😁 If you try the series, I hope you enjoy it, Rae! 7mo
DaveGreen7777 @DarkMina It‘s such a fun series! 7mo
SolaRaynor I love the Dresden Files! 6mo
DaveGreen7777 @Sola Raynor Me, too, it‘s such a fun series! 😀 6mo
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Bioshock Infinite | Doug Walsh, Logan Sharp
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You know you‘re a true book dragon when you feel compelled to visit bookstores even while you‘re playing a video game! 🐉🤓📚🎮😂

Special thank you to @RaeLovesToRead for convincing me to finally play Bioshock Infinite! You are very wise, Rae! 😊

Addison_Reads One of my favorite games. Enjoy! 7mo
DaveGreen7777 @Addison Thank you! 😁 I‘m loving it so far! 7mo
RaeLovesToRead Yay! I'm glad you're enjoying it ❤ I also have a large collection of videogame bookshop screenshots, haha. I think I even made a folder on my computer 😆 7mo
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DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Hee hee, glad I‘m not the only one who appreciates libraries in video game worlds! 😁 7mo
sharread Sounds intriguing. 🎃 7mo
DaveGreen7777 @sharread It‘s really good so far! 😀 7mo
Branwen That's stunning! 😍💕📚 7mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen It really is! 🤩 7mo
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Hi, everybody! 👋

I had to take some time off to care for my father in his final days and to grieve afterwards, but I‘m feeling more like myself now, so I‘m planning to be more active again on Litsy. I‘ve missed you all! 😊 Looking forward to chatting with you all again! 😀📚

CrowCAH My thoughts are with you in your time of loss and grief. ❤️ 8mo
ravenlee I‘m so sorry for your loss. I hope you‘re finding some solace. 8mo
ju.ca.no I‘m sending you hugs! Sounds like you had a rough time, glad you‘re feeling better already!🤗 8mo
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Amiable Condolences to you and your family. 8mo
Bookwormjillk Good to see you back @DaveGreen7777 8mo
La_Cori Good to see you back! Sending you hugs🤗 8mo
megnews Missed you. Glad you‘re back. 8mo
AkashaVampie 🤗🤗🤗 8mo
TrishB Welcome back 😁 grief is a slippery bugger so take care. (edited) 8mo
squirrelbrain Great to have you back! 8mo
DGRachel I‘m sorry for your loss. Welcome back! 8mo
MoonWitch94 I‘m glad to see you are back. I was worried for you. Grief is a tough, weird, painful journey. But you are not alone. 😊 8mo
sharread I'm glad you're back. Do you have a wishlist on Amazon? 💞💞💞 8mo
kspenmoll So so sorry that you list your father but what a gift for you both that you could be there with him. 8mo
hannah-leeloo Yay you're back! I'm sorry for your loss sweet big hug 🫂❤ look forward to you getting back to yourself and happy reading 📚 😊 📖 8mo
LiteraryinLawrence 💗💗 8mo
BookNAround I‘m so sorry for the loss of your father. I‘m glad that you are feeling the desire to come back to Litsy. Know that if grief washes over you at any point, we are here for you. 8mo
Susanita I‘m sorry for your loss. Grief has no timetable. 😢 8mo
Sharpeipup Big hugs and welcome back. 8mo
Graywacke So sorry, and also welcome back. 8mo
DinoMom Sorry for your loss. (edited) 8mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego We missed you too. 8mo
Branwen Welcome back! *hugs* 💖💖💖 8mo
RaeLovesToRead Welcome back, Dave! 😊 8mo
QuietlyLaura I‘m so sorry for your loss. Be kind to yourself. Lots of hugs and welcome back. 💕💕💕 8mo
Smrloomis So sorry to hear of your loss. Sending good thoughts and nice to see you here! 8mo
Gissy I‘m sorry for your loss. I‘m glad you are back, a big hug❤️❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
hannah-leeloo Thank you for all the litsy hearts sweet 💕 glad to have you back and look forward to your posts 8mo
BookDragonNotWorm Good to see you back! 8mo
youneverarrived So sorry for your loss 😔 glad to see you back 🤍 8mo
Chelsea.Poole So sorry for your loss. 💔 8mo
The_Penniless_Author So very sorry for your loss. Best wishes, and glad to have you back. 8mo
DivineDiana Sending my condolences. Hoping you find some solace in books and Litsy. ❤️ 8mo
Nute You have been greatly missed, Dave! Do take care. Grief is a process that has to be defined individually, but you are supported and loved!💞 8mo
DaveGreen7777 Thank you @Nute 🙏 8mo
Wife Very sorry for your loss. Glad to have you back. 8mo
DaveGreen7777 @Wife Thank you! 8mo
Alora Been thinking of you Dave! 🙏 8mo
DaveGreen7777 @Alora Thank you so much, Alora! 🙏 8mo
Michael_Gee ❤️ 7mo
JoyBlue I'm so very sorry for your loss, Dave. May your father's memory be a blessing. 💙 7mo
BookishTrish So sorry for your loss. Glad to have you back. 7mo
DaveGreen7777 @BookishTrish Thank you so much! 🙏 7mo
ValerieAndBooks Just saw this (hadn‘t been on Litsy myself) and I am so sorry. I know how hard this is. 7mo
DaveGreen7777 @ValerieAndBooks Thank you so much, Valerie! 7mo
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Thank you so much to all you wonderful Littens for the support you‘ve sent my way while my father was battling cancer. Unfortunately, we lost him on Thursday.
Dad, you were a wonderful father and a wonderful friend. We were so afraid we were going to lose you back in 2015 when you fought cancer the first time, and I am so grateful for that extra time we got together. I will always cherish my memories of you.
I love you, Dad, and I always will! ❤️

Chrissyreadit I‘m so sorry for your loss. He was clearly loved very much. 8mo
MicheleinPhilly I‘m so sorry. ❤️ 8mo
CampbellTaraL So very sorry for your loss, sending all the hugs today. 8mo
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Bookwormjillk I‘m sorry for your loss ❤️ 8mo
rwmg Sorry to hear this sad news 8mo
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm I‘m very sorry for your loss. Sending much love to you and your family. ❤️ 8mo
RaeLovesToRead I'm so sorry to hear this, Dave ❤ Take care of yourself and I'm sending you a big hug. 8mo
julesG I'm so sorry for your loss! 8mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I'm so sorry for your loss. ❤❤ 8mo
audraelizabeth Im so sorry for your loss. 8mo
OriginalCyn620 I‘m so sorry for your loss. Sending love your way. ❤️ 8mo
Mollyanna My deepest condolences on your loss. ❤️ 8mo
Suet624 I‘m so very sorry, Dave. 💕💕 Much love to you and yours. 8mo
TheRiehlDeal 💔💔 I‘m so sorry for your loss Dave. 8mo
Librarybelle I am so sorry, Dave. ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
ShelleyBooksie So sorry for your loss 8mo
AmyG I am so sorry for your loss. 8mo
squirrelbrain So sorry for your loss Dave, sending love. 8mo
SamAnne Dave, so sorry. That is a wonderful photo. 8mo
vivastory I'm so sorry for your loss, Dave. 8mo
JessClark78 I‘m so sorry for your loss. 💔❤️ 8mo
batsy I'm so sorry for your loss ❤️ 8mo
reading_rainbow I‘m so sorry ♥️ sending love to you and your family 8mo
BoleyBooks So sorry for your loss 😔 8mo
Kdgordon88 My deepest sympathy for your loss. 8mo
Branwen *hugs* Love you, my dear friend. I'm so sorry you have to go through this 💕 8mo
marleed Ohhh, I am so sorry. All my thoughts and prayers sent your way. 8mo
Buechersuechtling I‘m no native English speaker so I hope for your forbearance in case my words are wooden. But I wanted to reach out and let you know that I feel you. Last Thursday, it was 6 months ago that I lost my own father and I never would have thought it would be such a deep mark for a “before” and a “after” in my life because I never thought we were as close as we obviously have been. I‘m here if you wish to talk. And I wish you support. (1/2) 8mo
mrp27 My deepest condolences to you and your family. 8mo
Buechersuechtling Support from friends and neighbours … and maybe from people being strangers to you but having not been strangers to your dad. I deeply wish you have someone by your side whenever things get rough these days so that the way until you reach the point where you can recognise and appreciate warm memories and anecdotes will not be too lonesome and painful. Sending you my sympathy and your family my commiseration. All of you are in my thoughts. (2/2) 8mo
ozma.of.oz My deepest condolences on your loss. ❤️ 8mo
curiouserandcurioser @DaveGreen7777 im so very sorry for your loss but grateful you were given the extra years. Sending love and prayers for peace. I lost my dad almost 3 years ago, so if you need to talk, im happy to listen💔 8mo
Blueberry 8mo
sharread I'm so sorry. ❤🤗 8mo
quietjenn I am very sorry for your loss. Sending love. 💙 8mo
Leftcoastzen So sorry , my thoughts are with you and your family . 8mo
BethM So many hugs. 8mo
Gissy I‘m so sorry! 😢Those were beautiful words about your father. A big hug for you my friend!❤️ 8mo
Nute My condolences for you and your family, Dave. Sending prayers, hugs and love. 8mo
BiblioLitten I‘m so sorry for your loss. More strength and peace to you.💕 8mo
sharread Adorable photo. I'm so sorry for your loss. ❤🤗 8mo
curiouserandcurioser @DaveGreen7777 youre so welcome. Again, im so very sorry for your loss-you can tell from that beautiful pic that there are many wonderful memories for you to hold close💜 8mo
DivineDiana Just reading your post. I can feel the love in your photograph. May happy memories comfort you. ❤️ 8mo
britt_brooke Just seeing this. ((hugs)) Beautiful photo! 8mo
ValerieAndBooks Wonderful photo ❤️ 7mo
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I wanted to let you all know why I‘ve been inactive. My father was hospitalized after a fall last week, and now it looks like he will be battling cancer a third time. 😢 He has a biopsy scheduled for tomorrow, and we are also looking for short term rehab for him to regain his strength. Any prayers, healing energy, and positive vibes you could send him for a full recovery and another successful battle against cancer would be greatly appreciated! 🙏

Annie1215 Sending you all the good energy and prayers! 9mo
TrishB Sending healing thoughts. 9mo
SamAnne Sending healing thoughts and prayers. 9mo
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Sending positive thoughts. ♥️♥️ 9mo
squirrelbrain Sending positive thoughts Dave. 9mo
BookishTrish Sending 💚💚💚 your way 9mo
katy4peas I‘m so sorry! Sending healing thoughts and love to you and your family! 🧡 9mo
MatchlessMarie So sorry to hear Dave. Rooting for y‘all 💜 9mo
quietjenn I'm so sorry to hear, but will send lots of good things your way. 💙 9mo
batsy I'm sorry to hear this. Lots of positive vibes in your direction 💜 9mo
rubyslippersreads Sending positive, healing vibes to your family. 9mo
TiredLibrarian I'm so sorry. Sending healing thoughts. ❤
kellyann28 Sending all the loving, healing vibes to you and your father! 9mo
Areader2 🙏🏼💙 9mo
BeeMagical 🙏🏻🧡 9mo
Palimpsest I‘m so sorry to hear this. Sending prayers and healing vibes. Also hugs. 9mo
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Very sorry to hear. Sending much love and hope. ❤️ 9mo
reading_rainbow Sending love to you and your family♥️✨ 9mo
Kdgordon88 Sending prayers for you, dad, and family. 💜 9mo
sharread I'm so sorry, that's a cute photo of you two. I will keep you two in mind with my daily prayers. 9mo
RaeLovesToRead I'm so sorry, Dave 💙 Sending you both love and strength. (Lovely picture of you both). 9mo
zezeki Sending love and healing vibes 💕💕 9mo
Michael_Gee 💕💕 9mo
Leftcoastzen All the hope , love, & healing coming your way! 9mo
mrp27 Sending positive thoughts. 9mo
JessClark78 I‘m so sorry. ❤️🙏🏻 9mo
xicanti I‘m so sorry. All the good luck vibes to him while he fights this. 9mo
Branwen Always always always here for you, whatever you need 💕 *HUGS* Sending lots of love your way. 9mo
LazyOwl Sending positive vibes your way 💕 9mo
BethM Prayers, hugs, and healing to you both! 9mo
BookDragonNotWorm Sending prayers, love and strength your way! 9mo
books_and_tea I am so very sorry. Sending prayers and all the best energy and vibes. Hoping for the best. 9mo
DarkMina I‘m sorry. Sending prayers your way! 9mo
Megabooks I am so sorry Dave. Sending support and healing vibes to him and you. 9mo
vivastory I'm sorry to hear this, Dave. Sending support your way. 9mo
rwmg The 3rd time? Oh no. Hoping for a full and final recovery 🙏🙏 9mo
Gissy Healing energy and positive vibes for your father. We are here to support you and your family, always!❤️❤️❤️ 9mo
TheRiehlDeal So sorry to hear that Dave. Your father will pull through and beat cancer again. Hoping for a speedy recovery. ❤️❤️ 9mo
mabell ❤️❤️❤️ 9mo
sharread I'm so sorry, you and your father will be in my prayers. 💗💗💗 8mo
rubyslippersreads Sending ❤️ to you and your family. 8mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView and thank you for the tag @DarkMina 😊

1️⃣ Not sure if this counts as a fairy tale, but I always loved “The Starfish Story”. If that doesn‘t count, I‘ll go with “The Princess and The Pea”. It‘s a fun absurd story and it also inspired the hilarious musical “Once Upon a Mattress”!

2️⃣ Once Upon a Time the dogs were brought into the house and they were all good! (Awww, sounds like a happy tale! 🐶)

TheSpineView ❤🐕 Thanks for playing! 9mo
DarkMina You‘re welcome! 9mo
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And Then There Were None | Agatha Christie
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Thank you for #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thank you for the tag @DarkMina 😀

1️⃣ The Challenger explosion. I still remember the teacher sitting us all down to tell us what had happened and honoring the astronauts.
2️⃣ Bookstore. I want to have my own copy and know it‘s available to me at all times!
2️⃣ Tagged! As a kid I loved mysteries (Encyclopedia Brown, Three Investigators, Hardy Boys), but this one was like none I had ever read before! 😱

peaknit I was in 9th grade when the Challenger happened, that was a tough day. 10mo
DaveGreen7777 @peaknit Agreed! I think I was in 5th Grade when it happened and I still remember the shock everyone was in. 😢 10mo
Eggs Thanks for the thoughtful responses 📚👏🏻🤗 10mo
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RaeLovesToRead I love murder mysteries! Have you read The Murder of Roger Ackroyd? I scored a bit of an own goal when I googled And Then There Were None (the film) a month or so ago and under "People also ask..." there was "Why did [NAME REDACTED] kill everyone?" ... Thanks Google, you spoilery git ??? 10mo
RaeLovesToRead I've just marked my previous comment as spoiler because (thinking idly), it occurred to me that [NAME REDACTED] killing "everyone" might actually mean "everyone" [!!!!!!] making it EVEN MORE SPOILERY than I initially thought. 10mo
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead In all fairness to you, that spoiler about killing everyone is really right there in the title, so I think you‘re okay! 😉 I have a copy of “Roger Ackroyd” but I haven‘t read it yet! 😩 10mo
RaeLovesToRead @DaveGreen7777 I probably should have clocked on to that! *hides* 😅 Roger Ackroyd is a masterpiece... highly recommend! 10mo
DarkMina You‘re welcome! 10mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😀

1️⃣ Hmmm…🤔 When I think of chunksters, I automatically think of the Wheel of Time series, so since the “shortest” book in the main series is around 700 pages long, I‘ll say 700 is the magic number of pages that makes a book a chunkster.📖

2️⃣ I prefer to read one, mainly because if the audiobook narrator isn‘t very good, it can make for a long listen! 😴

Also, tagging the largest book I‘ve read!

TheSpineView You're welcome and Thanks for playing! 🤩🌞📖😊 10mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView 😀😀😀 10mo
The_Penniless_Author Funny you mention that, I'm reading the Wheel of Time books right now, and even though I gave "500 pages" as my answer to question 1, that number feels a lot less chunky at the moment. ? Especially since I'm on book 4, which is a thousand pages (a "double chunkster"?) 10mo
DaveGreen7777 @The_Penniless_Author HA HA, that‘s how I feel about Brandon Sanderson right now! All his Stormlight Archive books are double chunksters! 😱 10mo
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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He stepped away from the wall. Syl stood in the air beside him, inspecting the fabrial.
“So?” Kaladin asked her. “What do you think?”
“I think you‘re going to look extremely silly using it. I can‘t wait.”

Syl is THAT friend who enjoys her friends‘ embarrassment just a little too much! 😂🤣

JoyBlue OMG—good thing I hadn't just taken a sip of iced tea! It would have been a spit-take for sure! Thanks for making me crack up today. 💙 10mo
DaveGreen7777 @JoyBlue Hee hee, glad I could give you a laugh today! 😁 10mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😁

1️⃣ Sylphrena (Syl for short) from “The Stormlight Archives”. 🧚🏻‍♀️

2️⃣ Humor! I love a book character that can make me laugh! Urban Fantasy especially has so many snarky characters with laugh-out-loud dialogue like Joanne Baldwin, Harry Dresden, Justine Jones, and from the tagged book, Kate Daniels! I still chuckle when I think of how Kate met the Beast Lord… “Here, kitty, kitty!” 😂🦁

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 👍📖🌞📚 10mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView 😀😀😀 10mo
DarkMina I always catch myself laughing out loud when I read any book from the Dresden Files. Love them! 10mo
DaveGreen7777 @DarkMina The Dresden Files is one of my favorite series! 😀 🧙‍♂️ 10mo
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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“The various humans continued their packing, storing everything in wagons for the day‘s storms. The humans were good at judging the arrival of those - though they were often wrong on the hour, they were usually right on the day.”

We‘re good at predicting the weather?! This book really is high fantasy! 😂🤣

Jennaree3 Anyone remember headlines on late night Jay Leno? Used to crack me up 11mo
Prairiegirl_reading My husband always complains about the discrepancies between weather channels and I say you know what? It‘s either going to rain or it isn‘t.🤷🏻‍♀️ I think it‘s hilarious, he doesn‘t 🤣 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @Jennaree3 HA HA, those were great! 😂 11mo
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sprainedbrain 😂 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @sprainedbrain 😁😁😁 11mo
Branwen 😂🤣😂🤣😂👏 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen 😁😁😁 11mo
Avanders That‘s… amazing. 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @Avanders Thank you! 😁 11mo
johncadams I'm English, so that's our entire weather right there... 11mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😊

1️⃣ Pictured: My Kindle Oasis! 🤓
Also pictured: Absolute terror! 😱 (in the form of a Stephen King Funko and one of the very few books by him I DON‘T have on my Kindle)

2️⃣ I love how ebooks save me so much room in storage. If ebooks had never been invented, I may have had to get a second house just to store all my books! 😳

Bookwormjillk A second house filled with books kind of sounds like a dream. 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @Bookwormjillk It certainly does! Well, at least until the mortgage comes due! 😳 11mo
TheSpineView A house with nothing but books would be awesome! Expensive... but awesome! Thanks for playing! 11mo
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DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView Thanks, Lisa! 🙂 11mo
mcctrish A Stephen King Funko 🥰 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @mcctrish Hee hee, that was a gift from the wonderful @Branwen 😁 11mo
Branwen YAY! You're back! I've missed your Litsy posts! 🤗💕📚 Also, YOU WOULD NEED A SEPARATE HOUSE JUST TO FIT ALL OF BRANDON SANDERSON'S CHUNKSTERS! 😁 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen A house just for Sanderson books?! That‘s GENIUS, Becky! 😂 11mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView and thank you for the tag @Branwen 😊

1️⃣ Tagged! Star Wars was a big part of my childhood, I even had SW toys and action figures. When this book came out, it featured the classic characters and portrayed them so authenticity, I felt like I was a kid in the theatre waiting for the Star Wars theme to start playing!

2️⃣ No preference, I‘ll read stories that take place in any country, real or imaginary!

RaeLovesToRead Aww bless! Star Wars was the first film I ever saw at the cinema (A New Hope). I'm always a bit scared to re-read books that were special to me when I was younger in case they turn out to be naff 😂😂 12mo
TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 🤗 12mo
Branwen I love this! 😀💕 12mo
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DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Oh, wow, the first movie I remember seeing in the theatre was The Empire Strikes Back! 😀 I know what you mean, sometimes I‘m afraid to revisit old favorites for the same reason... I might wind up saying, “What was wrong with me for liking this?!” 🙈 12mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheSpineView You‘re very welcome! 😊 12mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen I knew you would approve of my book pick! 😉 12mo
RaeLovesToRead @DaveGreen7777 It was the 1997 version that they digitally remastered (all the other releases were before I was born haha). I'm still saving up for a Lego death star 😅 And yes exactly! I was a lot less sparing with my 5 star ratings 10 years ago 😋 12mo
Lauram I noticed you‘re not posting much. Hope all is well with you. ☺️ 11mo
DaveGreen7777 @Lauram Thanks for checking in, Laura. My father was having some health issues, so I withdrew from social media for a while as I was just too stressed to participate. 😩 I‘m happy to say my father is doing better now, so I may be more active soon! 😌 11mo
Lauram That is very stressful! I‘m glad your dad is ok and things are looking up. Have a lovely summer! 🙂🏖 11mo
DaveGreen7777 Thank you, @Lauram 😊 11mo
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Sam and the Firefly | P.D. Eastman
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thank you for the tags @TheRiehlDeal @MoonWitch94 @GreenGrl87 😊

1️⃣ Illinois.
2️⃣ Massachusetts.
3️⃣ One older sister. She‘s a big reader too, although our tastes are completely different, she mostly reads nonfiction and romance.
4️⃣ Tagged! My parents used to have cassette tapes of me reading this book out loud when I was only two-and-a-half years old. I started reading very early in life! 🤓

GreenGrl87 Thanks for playing! 😄 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @GreenGrl87 Thank you! 😊 13mo
Eggs Early reader👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Thanks for playing Dave📚💕😊 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @Eggs 😊😊😊 13mo
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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Thank you for this #ThoughtfulThursday @MoonWitch94 and thank you for the tag @Branwen 😀

1️⃣ “That” death from “Mistborn: The Final Empire”. If you read the book, you know the one I mean! 😢

2️⃣ “The Inheritance” by Tom Savage. I have a problem with twist endings that make no sense or don‘t hold up under scrutiny, but this was a twist ending done right! It blew me away, and it made perfect sense when I looked back at the story. 😱

3️⃣ Done! 😁

Branwen YES! YES TO NUMBER 1! 😭😭😭😭😢 I TOTALLY agree! 13mo
Branwen Also! I'll have to try out that Tom Savage book! It sounds epic! 😲 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen #1 broke me! 😩 13mo
MoonWitch94 Thanks for playing ☺️🎉📖 13mo
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The Stand | Stephen King
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Thank you for #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView and thank you for the tag @DarkMina 😊

1. Not at the exact same time, but for long books (like the tagged one), sometimes I‘ll split them up, listen to some chapters on audiobook while I‘m driving and read some chapters later.

2. I have a fairly long commute to work so listening to audiobooks can really make the trip go by quickly. Sometimes I hope for traffic jams just so I can get another chapter in! 😁

TheSpineView Thanks for playing and happy Tuesday! 💚📖📚 13mo
DarkMina You‘re welcome! 13mo
Buechersuechtling I know this hoping for traffic jams so well. 😃 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @Buechersuechtling I knew I wasn‘t the only one! 😂🤣 13mo
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Dreamcatcher: A Novel | Stephen King
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#OppositeDay #Light

Some people prefer light reading, but not me! I love heavy books that tackle heavy topics. Although there is one problem... since I prefer books in the 1,000 page range, it doesn‘t do my back any favors trying to lug these tomes around with me! Ouch! 😣

Out of this pile, I‘m tagging the Stephen King book since his novels are usually the exact opposite of light, both in tone and in page count! 😳

DinoMom Now that‘s a work out! 🏋️‍♀️ (edited) 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @DinoMom Right?! 😰 14mo
curiouserandcurioser @DaveGreen7777 thats alot of heavy reading lol 14mo
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amber_ldsmom Wow! I‘d go for Six of Crows out of that stack. 14mo
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Chunksters! ❤️🤤❤️ I‘ve been neglecting many of mine lately... Love the pic btw! 😂 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @amber_ldsmom I‘ve heard so many great things about that book! I have to read it soon! 14mo
BayouGirl85 I really enjoyed To Sleep in a Sea of Stars. 14mo
Branwen Heavy tomes are the BEST kind of books! 😃💕📚 14mo
LazyOwl I love me a thick book too, but my shoulder doesn't like it, hence why I purchased a kindle. 14mo
TheKidUpstairs I tend to go eReader with the chunksters! My weak arms can't quite take it! 😂😂 14mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it!!! You make me smile ☺️📚🙌🏻 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @BayouGirl85 Good to know! 😀 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen 💯 agree! 🤓 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @LazyOwl Same here! Kindles are just so much easier to carry around than 800 page hardcovers! 😥 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @TheKidUpstairs A lot of times I have two versions of the chunksters... a physical copy to keep on the bookshelf and the eBook version to actually carry around with me and read! 🙈 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awww, thank you so such, Misty! 🥰 14mo
Branwen Also, I feel partially responsible for your bad back in this picture since I sent you to top two books! Maybe in your birthday package this year I should include some Icy Hot? 🤣😂 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen HA HA HA 😂🤣👏 13mo
BiblioLitten That‘s how I look like coming out of the library. 😅😅 Good times! 13mo
Gissy You like big books and you can lie!📚📚🙌 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @BiblioLitten I can so relate! 😂🤣 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @Gissy HA HA! 😂🤣 I love big books... but as this picture proves, my back sure doesn‘t! 😩 13mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Great interpretation of the prompt! 13mo
Gissy Dreamcatcher is in my April tbr and I enjoyed very much Illuminae. 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @Gissy Oooh, good to know about Illuminae! I‘ll be very interested to see what you think about Dreamcatcher! 😀 13mo
Linear Hmm I this gives me the idea to start using my books as weights. Like at least twice a week I should just move my bookshelves around lol 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @Linear See? Books really are great for everything! 😂🤣 13mo
britt_brooke Love this photo! 😂 13mo
DaveGreen7777 @britt_brooke Thank you! 😁 13mo
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A Memory of Light | Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
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For today‘s Opposite Day photo prompt of #First I‘m going with the last book in the Wheel of Time series! I‘m halfway through the series and I absolutely love the characters, so I have such mixed emotions about when I read the last book. While I really want to know how it all ends, once I‘ve finished the series, that means there will be no more books left starring these characters. I‘ll be heartbroken to say goodbye to all of them!🥺

LazyOwl Love the facial expression 😝 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @LazyOwl Hee hee! 🤪 Thank you! 😂 14mo
curiouserandcurioser @DaveGreen7777 i love this series! Im planning a reread in the near future:) 14mo
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DaveGreen7777 @curiouserandcurioser It‘s such a magical series! 😊 14mo
MsMelissa I‘ve tried to read book six a few times and am struggling! I refuse to give up though, since I very much enjoyed the first five books. 14mo
Branwen This is officially my new favorite picture of you! 😁💕 14mo
curiouserandcurioser @DaveGreen7777 yes, it is:) i cant wait to reread it!! 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @MsMelissa Yeah, of the first seven books, book six was my least favorite. 😔 Although it does certainly pick up in the last few chapters! 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen That‘s the face I make when I realize we‘re watching a Chakotay episode! 😂 14mo
TheKidUpstairs The last book is always bittersweet 14mo
Gissy A book/series finish heartbroken feeling😢I know the feeling ☹️ 14mo
MsMelissa @DaveGreen7777 I am happy to see you say that. It helps to know that others had issues too. 14mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love your pic!!! I‘m always sad to finish a series! 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @Gissy It‘s comforting to know I‘m not the only one who feels this way. One of the many reasons I love being a part of Litsy, we can relate to each other in how books affect us! 😌 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @MsMelissa Glad I could help! 🙂 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It saddens me too! 😢 14mo
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView and thank you for the tag @MoonWitch94 😊

1️⃣ Not yet 😢💿

2️⃣ I do! I love to play symphonic metal or power metal in the background while reading fantasy novels, the orchestrations often blend perfectly with the story. I‘ll always associate Epica‘s “The Quantum Enigma” song with the tagged book since I read listening to it while reading the climactic battle at the end of the novel! 🤘🎤🎸🎶

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 💙📖🎶 14mo
MoonWitch94 Thanks for playing ☺️ 14mo
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs 😁

1. My family has no choice! 😂

2. My father and sister both read a lot but they are huge history buffs and mostly read nonfiction, so we rarely read the same books. Also, they tend to read much shorter books, both of them stared in amazement when I got the 1,200 page “Rhythm of War” for Christmas! 😱

3. Tagged! I loved the first book so much, I can‘t believe I still haven‘t read the sequel yet! 😳

Eggs # 1 👏🏻😆👏🏻 Thanks so much for the thoughtful responses 🌺🌼🌸 14mo
DaveGreen7777 @Eggs Thank you, Sherri! 😊 14mo
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Children of Time | Adrian Tchaikovsky
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Thank you for these #3WordReviews @ShyBookOwl and thank you for the tag @Mavey 😌

Staggering! 🤯
Fascinating! 🖖
Unique! 🦄

If you‘d like to play, consider yourself tagged! 😀🏷

mavey Wow! Seems very riveting! 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Mavey It was, definitely a five star read for me! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1y
Nute The word “staggering” gets my attention! 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Nute Thank you! 😁 Few books have blown my mind as much as this one did! 🤯 1y
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BioShock: Rapture | John Shirley
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Thank you for this #SundayFunday @ozma.of.oz and thank you for the tag, @Branwen 😀

1. I‘ve read Dungeons and Dragons books, but I can‘t think of any books based on video games that I‘ve read. I keep meaning to read the tagged book, which is based on one of my favorite video games ever, Bioshock! 🎮

2. No, I think they‘re adaptations, like movie tie-ins are. 🎥

3. The world of “Red Dead Redemption I/II” would make for a fantastic novel! 🤠

ozma.of.oz My sister showed me the first two Bioshock games. They look amazing! Thanks for sharing! 1y
TheLibrarian Bioshock games fascinate me. I played Infinite and only a small portion of the first one but they are beautiful. Now I need to force myself to play again and deal with the closer combat fighting. 1y
DaveGreen7777 @ozma.of.oz @TheLibrarian Thank you! 😊 Once I beat a game, I rarely go back to it, but I love the first Bioshock so much, I‘ve played through it three times! 😱 1y
RaeLovesToRead BioShock ❤ Red dead redemption ❤ Actually, if you want to read a book that's a bit red dead, I recommend The Sisters' Brothers by Patrick DeWitt. It reminded me so much of the games. 1y
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead I‘ll have to check that book out! Thanks so much for the recommendation, Rae! 😊 1y
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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“That is the most ridiculous thing I‘ve ever heard! Robbing Jasnah.”
“Isn‘t it though?”
“Robbing JASNAH?!”
“I know!”
“She‘s never mentioned this, so I bet you did it, didn‘t you? At least, you fooled her for a little while.”
“I totally did! I almost escaped. Except, you know, she‘s Jasnah!”

Rule #1 of the Stormlight Archive... Never EVER mess with Jasnah Kholin! 😳

RaeLovesToRead I knew she wasn't really dead!!! Haha 1y
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead If Jasnah was in “Game of Thrones”, she would have won the Iron Throne and vanquished her enemies before the first episode was even over! 😂🤣 1y
LazyOwl 💗 this 😆 1y
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DaveGreen7777 @LazyOwl HA HA, thank you! 😁 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen Jasnah is so glorious! 🤩 1y
Branwen @DaveGreen7777 She really is! 😁 1y
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Untitled | Unknown
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thank you for the tag @Branwen 😁

1️⃣ eBooks! I love being able to highlight passages in my eReader, especially when I‘m keeping track of clues to a mystery in the story! 🕵🏼‍♂️

2️⃣ On the Kindle app on my phone in the bathroom at work! (It was either that or listen to people badmouth each other... I made my choice!)🙈

3️⃣ Today I finished a project at work that was causing me a lot of stress! 😅

Branwen YASSSSS TO #2! 😂🤣👏👏👏 Good choice! 1y
Branwen Also! Congrats in finishing your stressful project! 😃👍 1y
Eggs #3: yayyy 😁. Thanks for playing Dave 🥳 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen @Eggs Awww, thank you! 😊 1y
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Dead Witch Walking | Kim Harrison
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Thank you for #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thanks for the tag @TheSpineView 😁

1. Voldemort! Wait, that‘s too easy! I‘ll go with Holden from “Leviathan Wakes”. Holden tries to do the right thing, but he‘s also impulsive, narrow minded, and makes so many bad decisions I wanted to smack him off the page!

2. Tagged! Fun book, but a lot of questions were raised about the world of The Hollows and almost none of them were answered!

3. Fairly often.

Eggs I 💗💗 #1 🤣😂🤣. Thanks for playing Dave 👏🏻👏🏻 (edited) 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Eggs 😁😁😁 1y
Branwen Ooooooh I love your answer to number 1! Very thoughtful and SUPER ACCURATE! 🤣😂👍 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen I thought you‘d approve! 😂🤣 1y
TheSpineView You're welcome! 1y
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😊

1. I‘m fine with any setting as long as the story is good! 😁 But I do have a special weakness for gothic settings... foggy streets, chilly cemeteries, looming mansions! They make my spooky soul smile! 😱👻

2. I prefer books with female protagonists. There are so many books with male leads, it‘s refreshing when a female is the star. I‘ve tagged a book featuring one of my favorite sassy heroines!

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 📚📚📚 1y
Branwen Yasssss gothic settings! 👏👏👏😱💖 They're the best! 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen 😁😁😁 1y
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Rhythm of War | Brandon Sanderson
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Dalinar glowered at Shallan.
“What?” she said.
“He was never like this before you arrived,” Dalinar said.
“Stormfather help us,” Shallan said lightly, sitting beside Adolin. “A Kholin has learned to relax once in a while? Surely the moons will stop orbiting and the sun will come crashing down.”

I‘d laugh, except I have an even harder time relaxing than the Kholins do! The above meme is an accurate depiction of me trying to clear my mind! 🙈

Chrissyreadit I can completely relate. 1y
Branwen I feel this! 😂🤣👍 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Chrissyreadit @Branwen I knew I wasn‘t the only one! 😂🤣 1y
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Children of Time | Adrian Tchaikovsky
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Thank you for this #WondrousWednesday @Eggs and thank you for the tag @TheSpineView 😀

1. For the tagged book, I‘m going with “Ziggy Stardust”, since it involves humanity‘s savior traveling through space and spiders from another world! 🕷

2. I love figures based on book characters like Funko Pops.

3. It doesn‘t matter to me if characters are my age. I enjoy the Stormlight Archive series and some of those characters are hundreds of years old!

Eggs I love everything about this post❣️❣️ #3: that‘s me, 100 years old 🤯😳👵🏻 1y
RaeLovesToRead Yes to all of this!!!! I love my Ghüs figure with his little flocked pjs and I love the combo of Bowie and space spiders 😍 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Eggs Thank you, Sherri! 😊 1y
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Thank you, Rae! I almost got lazy and went with “Itsy Bitsy Spider”, but I decided to try to be a little more creative! 😁 1y
RaeLovesToRead @DaveGreen7777 nothing itsy bitsy about those spiddies 😂😂 I still need to read the sequel 1y
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Scavenger | Tom Savage
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😊

1. Elayne from the Wheel of Time series. The other characters sometimes write her off as haughty and assume she looks down on them because she‘s royalty, but she is really compassionate, and she is much kinder and more capable than they give her credit for.

2. Tagged! I wouldn‘t have minded the ending so much... except it was the same exact ending as one of his earlier books so it just felt lazy.

TheSpineView Elayne is a great choice. I liked her character a lot in the series. She is so underrated. Thanks for playing! 1y
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Aleister Blake | Valentina Cano
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I was tagged for #FiveFingerBookChallenge by the wonderful @RaeLovesToRead 😊

👍 Book you love: “Ill Wind” from the Weather Warden series. R.I.P. Rachel Caine! 😢
👆 Book you often recommend: “Good Omens”
🖕 Book you didn‘t like: “Hannibal”. So disappointing! 😒
💍 Character you‘d like to marry: Nynaeve from the Wheel of Time series!
🤞 Book you pinky promise to read soon: “Aleister Blake”. Just look at that gorgeous cover! 😍

Tagging @Branwen

Michael_Gee Oo fun! 1y
RaeLovesToRead Love it! Thanks for playing!!! 😁 1y
Branwen This is AWESOME my friend! I love your choices! HUZZAH Nynaeve! 😍 I need to pick out some good ones too! 🤔 1y
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DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead Thank you! 😊 1y
DaveGreen7777 @Branwen Hee hee, I knew you‘d approve of Nynaeve! 😁 Looking forward to seeing your choices, Becky! 😌 1y
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Othello (Revised) | William Shakespeare
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Thank you for this #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 😊

1. Iago from Othello. He is so detestable, ruining people‘s lives just because he can. Yet he is also so clever and Machiavellian, I find him fascinating to read about.

2. This is a toughie! Usually, I care more about the characters than the plot. Still there have been books where the plot was so good, I was fully invested even if the characters were a bit bland (“Children of Time” comes to mind).

TheSpineView I totally agree with you on Children of Time. Thanks for playing! 1y
Palimpsest Iago, nice choice! 1y
RaeLovesToRead Children of time has some great characters.... granted they are all spiders but still... haha 😂😂 1y
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DaveGreen7777 @Palimpsest Thank you! 😊 1y
DaveGreen7777 @RaeLovesToRead HA HA! True, the spiders like Portia and Bianca were fun to read about. 😁 But the human characters in Children of Time had me like... 😴😴😴 1y
RaeLovesToRead Totally... Team Spider all the way!!! 😂😂 1y
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Today is the celebration of a man who dreamed of peace and equality for everyone. We still have a long way to go before his dream becomes a reality, but I hope with all my heart that one day we will wake up in a world without racism and prejudice and we won‘t need to dream anymore. Wishing everyone a peaceful and happy Martin Luther King Jr Day!