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My increasingly grumpy fur baby, Dresden, spent a good ten minutes grumbling about me not being in bed yet before finally settling down by the fireplace. It's obvious he's only tolerating my continuing to participate in the #readathon 🤣

Leftcoastzen Time to go to bed I say! I have one that scolds me too! 3mo
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One of my #readathon buddies finally made an appearance. I suspect he only showed out of interest in the warmth coming from the fireplace.

Leftcoastzen Awwww!😻 3mo
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It's only a small fire, since it's already after 8, but it's the first in our new house and I absolutely love having a real fireplace instead of watching one on Netflix 😆 #readathon

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I was craving comfort food, so the boyfriend ordered way too much food (the family pack) from Bob Evans. I love him because we now have food for several dinners and it's perfect for the cold gloomy weather. #readathon

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Listening to the chapter "Blame", I just about crapped myself given the state of the world we currently live in. #readarhon

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#audiowalking at a local park during #readathon

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Great first read of the #readathon, and a hilarious, quick read for lovers of Horror movies.

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A blueberry kolache and tea for Elevenses. I had an egg and sausage kolache for Second Breakfast. #Readathon

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This book is hilarious and a perfect start to the#readathon. I've been so busy unpacking and finding a place for everything in the new house that I didn't realize just how much I needed this weekend of laying around in my bookish pajamas with a stack of good books and an endless cup of tea. I'm so glad I didn't decide to skip it this time like I had been thinking of doing. The boxes can wait.

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I've got my breakfast and tea ready along side my stack of books, my #readathon journal, and my audio player and earbuds fully charged and ready to play my "October Country" playlist (named after the book by Ray Bradbury). Let's get this party started!

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The Sweet Far Thing | Libba Bray
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I'm prepped and ready for the #readathon tomorrow and now I'm in bed for a little pre-readathon reading before I go to sleep. I've only got about 15 pages left of the tagged book.

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I've got my first reading location set up for the#readathon tomorrow. The tagged book is what I'll be reading first.

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I'm pretty sure this is the first time Raith has ever slept on my lap! ❤️ He's very much a prude and I'm still not able to pet him without getting some serious side eye. 😆 I'm just glad he's finally joined in the #readathon tradition of laying on me while I read. His brother Dresden has been doing it for years.

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The Lord of the Rings | J. R. R. Tolkien
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My new Kindle cover.

AkashaVampie Beautiful 8mo
readingjedi Oh wow, I absolutely adore that 😍 8mo
Smrloomis Cool! 8mo
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IuliaC Splendid! 8mo
QuietlyLaura That‘s fantastic! May I ask where you found your kindle cover? I would love to get my husband one! Thanks. ☺️ 8mo
Fortifiedbybooks @QuietlyLaura I found it on Etsy 😊 8mo
QuietlyLaura Thank you! ☺️ 8mo
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Doctor Who: The Vault | Marcus Hearn
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A month or so ago, I picked up my Kindle only to discover that one of my cats had chewed up the custom cover my Boyfriend got me nearly 7 years ago. Of course, I couldn't find another cover that looks like River Song's 500 Year journal. What I did end up getting is even better, IMO, and can be seen in the next post.

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"Rabble-rousing, huh? So what do you call exploding magic and breaking into people's houses? Tea-time frolics?" ??

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I haven't been able to move since around 11:30 pm thanks this dude, Dresden, who is determined to not let me do anything but read. I can't even fall asleep, though, to be fair, the book is too good to go to sleep now anyway. #Readathon

Scochrane26 My cat likes to lay down my legs, too. 😺 9mo
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Pizza seems like the perfect food to go with this book. If only I had a can of Mountain Dew to go with it 😂 #Readathon

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Faithfully Religionless | Timber Hawkeye
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All of my book-related mugs are in storage. This is my favorite mug that was in the cabinet of the furnished apartment the Boyfriend and I are renting while we wait to move into the house we're buying. It's currently filled with toasted coconut and almond tea, and I'm about to snack on some biscotti and cherry pastry bites. #readathon

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A rare thing for Raith is to sit in my lap willingly. Perhaps this is his #readathon present to me? 😆

Leftcoastzen Awwww! So cute!😻 9mo
WJCintron 😍 😍 😍 5mo
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Prologue Bookshop | Columbus, Ohio (Bookstore)
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I walked to Prologue Bookshop for Independent Bookstore Day and picked up a couple of books that have been on my wishlist for awhile, a pair of socks, and the Broken oracle deck, all while listening to an audiobook for Dewey's 24-Hour #Readathon

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"You can't have one without the other," she reasoned.

"Like chocolate and peanut butter," Julie said.

I'm looking forward to eating the chocolate peanut butter cups I got specifically for #readathon

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Here, There Be Dragons | James A. Owen
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#AudioColoring #YouAreHere Supervision is being provided by Raith. "She taught me it was better to be uniquely broken than perfectly the same." - Jenny Lawson

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The Boyfriend asked me to go to a cigar lounge before we go out to dinner to celebrate his birthday and he told me to bring a book. I chose a box of Ashton half coronas and a double rum and coke to go with the 2nd book in the Magic Ex Libris series. 📚🥃💨

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"Sometimes the shape of an entire book will be compacted into the memory of a single scene: something simple...." I have memories like this of many books. Sometimes I don't remember anything else, or only have a feeling about a book when I look at it on my shelf, and that's it. I wonder why that is.

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"...my library, which by then had grown to thirty-five thousand books." ? The Boyfriend can no longer say I have too many books! ? I don't have nearly that many! #LifeGoals ?

Soubhiville 😲 11mo
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White Night | Jim Butcher
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"Bring it, Darth Bathrobe!" ?

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White Night | Jim Butcher
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"....age is always advancing, and I'm fairly sure it's up to no good."

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"Remember, losing one pint of blood's an accident. Losing two is carelessness."

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The Reading Group | Elizabeth Noble
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Join me for the 2021 #ShelfLove Challenge! Get all of the details here: https://fortifiedbybooks.com/the-2021-shelflove-challenge/

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They ARE book fairies!

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Nightbooks | J. A. White
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My other#readathon buddy, Dresden, overlooking my two bingos.

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Nightbooks | J. A. White
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In my PJs and finally starting my buddy read for the #readathon

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The Carrow Haunt | Darcy Coates
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#AudioCrocheting a gift during the #Readathon

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Raith, my current #readathon buddy.

Soubhiville ❤️🐱 Aw, snuggles! 1y
Scochrane26 So cute! 1y
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The Carrow Haunt | Darcy Coates
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All dressed up in #Ravenclaw for the #Readathon while I went out to Peet's. #ReadathonFashion

Leftcoastzen Yay Peet‘s!☕️ 1y
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Charlie the Choo-Choo | Beryl Evans
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I was trying to decide which books to read first out of the 80 I have picked for the #readathon when I realized Goodreads lets you sort by page count. I'm going to try to finish as many books as possible by reading the shortest books first.

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The Hollow Tree | James Brogden
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I picked these up from the library today. I need to finish my current reads before I touch any of them, though. I'm also saving them for the #readathon

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Hanging out at a restaurant with outside seating in Tahoe. The service is slow, and that suits me and my book perfectly, while I sip my margarita.

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East of Eden | John Steinbeck
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My first day back to work and outside my apartment in over 2 months, and I spent my lunch picking up books and tea from Books Inc. and Peet's near my office. It's definitely not the same as browsing and then reading while I sip, but it's certainly calming to be a little bit closer to "normal"!

Leftcoastzen 👏Books Inc.& Peet‘s 2y
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Winnie the Pooh | A.A. Milne
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"Because my spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles and the letters get in the wrong places." That is the best explanation for incorrect spelling I have ever come across ?

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Winnie the Pooh | A.A. Milne
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"Then would you read a Sustaining Book, such as would help and comfort a Wedged Bear in Great Tightness?" ? Silly Bear!

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The Willoughbys | Lois Lowry
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I stayed in my PJ's for the whole #readathon, so I decided to wear my book leggings while I recover from a major readathon hangover. Can you believe I don't feel like reading?! I don't want to do anything; not even look at a book. The tagged book is one I started reading during the 'thon.

NeedsMoreBooks Those leggings look great and comfy. May I know where you bought them from? 2y
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He was upset that his Daddy went to bed but I was still in the living room. I had to put him on my lap to get him to stop crying. So now I'm stuck here in the recliner. At least I have this audiobook to listen to while he naps. #readathon

wanderinglynn Aw, poor baby! ❤️🐱 2y
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99 Things to Do | M. H. Clark, Adam Jones, A. D. Jameson
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46 - Sign up for a new class. With so many options on the internet right now (and for FREE!) I don't know where to start. This might take me all day, and that's ok 👍I have LOTS of time on my hands right now #ShelterInPlace #StayHome

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I recently learned about commonplace books in A History of Magic. It's such an interesting idea that I'm starting one of my own, using this Hobbit moleskine notebook I've had for at least a year or so. I can't wait to start filling it!

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Anne's House of Dreams | Lucy Maud Montgomery
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I think I may have discovered the perfect reading position! On the couch, 2 throw pillows behind back, 2 throw pillows under legs, throw blanket on top. I'm sitting up so I don't fall asleep, but I'm still comfortable enough to really relax and enjoy rereading my fave series.

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Brave New World | Aldous Huxley
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More #AudioColoring as I listen to the tagged book for free on Audible Stories.

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I have a slight fever so I've been home instead of working today. I decided this was the perfect time to get in some #AudioColoring.

BehindthePages Feel better!!! 2y
Fortifiedbybooks @Letora Thanks 😊 2y
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