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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick

Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick

Joined September 2016

I enjoy reading a bit of everything. 2021 begins my Read the World adventure. Overextended on challenges but will likely join more.😉
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Big Swiss: A Novel by Jen Beagin
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The Godmothers: A Novel by Camille Aubray
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The Hop: A Novel | Diana Clarke
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I'm starting this one today for #foodandlit #NewZealand
A bit of an unconventional pick, but my library doesn't have much to choose from right now.

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I probably won't be ready for tomorrow's #sundaybuddyread discussion because my guy will be waking up any minute now. However, I just opened the copy I ordered from BookOutlet and found this nice surprise inside.

TheBookHippie 💕💕💕💕💕💕 3w
KadaGul @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick What an adorable gift 🎁? Early Valentine 💘 💌 Day gift 💝? 3w
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BookSpinBingo | Untitled
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Let's see what the bookspin Gods will have me reading in February.

#bookspin #doublespin #bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3w
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I'm just sharing this tweet from Twitter (yep, I'm still calling it that)...

I don't use the Hoopla Bonus Borrows often, but I'm always excited to see what's available. I didn't see any today and went looking for a reason why. Found it! Apologies if this is old news.

KadaGul @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I saw 👀 that today too. The titles I cannot find on Libby, 99% of the time I'll find it on Hoopla or the titles that are on hold on Libby are always available on Hoopla. #loveHOOPLA 3w
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Hello #foodandlit friends. I wanted to point out this book about #Botswana is free today, even if you don't have Kindle Unlimited. I can't vouch for the quality of the book, and it's not written by a local Botswanian, but it's an option should you need it for October.

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Hopefully, I can get the dog to stop barking for 30 minutes of quiet so I can start on this one today. Nothing is wrong with him. He just likes to complain when his meatball stash runs out and he has to eat Fresh Pet & kibble like a peasant.

#AnUnfortunateReadalong

vlwelser That's hilarious. About the dog. Not the lack of quiet time. That would drive me insane. 1mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @vlwelser On paper, I should get lots of reading time. I live with my guy & my dog and have a job. That's it. But I'm pretty sure the dog needs to bark at me (just me) for at least 2 hours a day, so he schedules that for the time between when i get home & my guy gets home. My guy needs to watch about 5 hours of TV at home and likes me to watch with him. I sometimes "work late" to enjoy the peace of a quiet office. ? 1mo
vlwelser That's intense. Maybe you need some noise cancelling ear buds or something. One of my besties recommends the beats ones but they're for iPhone. I don't use them because girl + public transport. 1mo
Kristendontleave very good but sad one..... 3w
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I'm starting this one today. I won a copy last year but didn't get around to it. Seems like a mystery set in 1964 Italy.

If anyone born in 1988 needs a book set 24 years prior for the #popsugar reading challenge, this is an option.

I'm kind of loving the cover.

My reading buddy is on my lap, under the blanket, saying, "No pupparazzi this early in the morning."

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For anyone in the NJ/NYC area who enjoys literary meet & greets, author and friend Brooke Beyfuss is doing two signings this month to promote her two books.

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There's a heavy rain storm out there tonight. My guy is working late, so I'm cozy on the couch with my best buddy ? reading about Maud. As I read, I'm picturing my great-grandmother or my (still living) 4'10", 88 year old grandmother, who everyone adores, acting up like this, and it makes these stories that much better.

A little late to #Sweden for #foodandlit month, but better late than pregnant. Never! It's better late than never! ?

Melismatic I have this sitting on my shelf! Looking forward to hearing your final review 💖 2mo
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BookSpinBingo | Untitled
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Why is it harder to do bookish things over the weekend? Anyway, here's my January Bookspin list. Now I can take a peek at the numbers.

I couldn't resist showcasing these little cuties who came across my Instagram feed.

@TheAromaofBooks #bookspinbingo

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2mo
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These books take up quite a bit of space. I'm aiming to read the entire 13-book series this year. (Unless I hate them and just give them all away at once.) My neighbor's daughter is 9 or 10 years old & a little dark. My thought is to see if she's interested in reading them after me so I have a plan of release, and maybe she'll keep me motivated.

Should anyone want to join me, I'll use #AnUnfortunateReadalong to share my thoughts.

Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @AmandaBlaze Should you want to join me... I'm diving in! 2mo
Daisey Great hashtag! 2mo
AmandaBlaze I‘m in! 2mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @Daisey Thanks! I giggled long and hard when I came up with it. I am my target audience. 🤣 2mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @AmandaBlaze YAY!! I'll see if I come up with a couple of questions to make it a little more interactive, but I make no promises. This is mainly about reading in solidarity. 😁 2mo
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February's best book is a fictionalized account of the Mirabal sisters, who were kicking ass & taking names, so to speak, during the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. I listened to the audiobook, and it did a great job of giving each sister her own voice.

#12BooksOf2023 @Andrew65

IndoorDame I read this so many times in my teenage years! It was my favorite book for a long time! 2mo
Andrew65 Looks excellent. 2mo
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Pickpick

This was my favorite from January. It's not something I'd have picked up on my own, but this is why I enjoy trying my hand at the different reading challenges.

#12BooksOf2023 @Andrew65

Andrew65 Agree the challenges do get you to new book experiences. 2mo
Librarybelle This is such a good book! 2mo
Pageturner1 its on my TBR may give it a try 2024 2mo
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🎄🎅Merry Christmas Litsy-verse!🎅🎄

This year, we're staying home because I've managed to catch my 3rd head cold in two months. 'Tis the season...

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas or a Happy Monday.
Here's a peek at our Halloween costumes that I maximized and used for our Christmas cards.

TheBookHippie Take care!!! ♥️ 2mo
AmandaBlaze Feel better soon! 2mo
RaeLovesToRead This photo is too cute! 🥰 Get well soon and Merry Christmas! 2mo
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Ruthiella Merry Christmas! 🎄 2mo
AmyG Merry Christmas! (Feel better!) 🎄 2mo
Bookzombie Cute! Merry Christmas! 2mo
TheBookgeekFrau Merry Christmas and feel better soon!! 🎄 2mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @TheBookHippie @AmandaBlaze @RaeLovesToRead @Ruthiella @AmyG @Bookzombie @TheBookgeekFrau Thanks friends! The weather is mild today, so I'll go outside for "Rudolph's" walks and wave to people I know from afar. Otherwise, it's just the 3 of us watching movies and relaxing. 2mo
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A colleague told me this was in her Top 5 books of all time. I like her enough that I was willing to give it a try. After a few months of library holds and delays, I'm starting this today.

Bren912 This is a great read!! 2mo
Cupcake12 I really liked this. X 2mo
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Generous Gifts | Various
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I used to love shopping for Christmas gifts, back when most of my family lived nearby & grandma was a resource when I was stuck. Now we all live far away from each other, and frankly, I buy what I want so they can, too. So I thought I'd share this handy gift guide should anyone need last-minute gift ideas that won't just end up as stuff on a shelf. 😉

vlwelser This is delightfully snarky. 3mo
Soubhiville Too funny! 😂 3mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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For the #24in4 weekend, I listened to the final 2 hours of The Heir, Part 3 of My Friend Anna, and about 30% of Murder in the Snow. I think that was about 24 chapters, so I'll consider this a win!

Thanks for hosting @Andrew65

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I have the entire 13 book collection of A Series of Unfortunate Events and should really read it or get rid of it. If I do a book a month (with 1 & 2 in January for momentum), would anyone else be interested in a buddy read for 2024? I am not a question-y person, so it would just be casual. Just an occasional check-in, comraderie thing.

AmandaBlaze I was just thinking of rereading those. Sounds like fun. 3mo
peanutnine I'm just finishing up my reread of the series, doing one book a month, and had a blast with them! Hope you enjoy! ☺️ 3mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @AmandaBlaze You're welcome to join me! I'll give it a fun hashtag #AnUnfortunateReadalong. I'm aiming to read book 1 by January 15 and book 2 by January 31. One book a month from there. Maybe others will join in. I've never read these, nor have I watched the series, so I'm excited to see how it goes. Maybe my niece will get in on this after I finish them. 3mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @katy4peas I think you and I talked about this a couple of years ago. I'm gonna do it! If all is well and you'd like to join in, I'm happy to have you. 3mo
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For all the #wintergames folks and #foodandlit people celebrating Sweden this month.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Reminds me Lego versions 😂 3mo
dabbe 🤣🤣🤣 3mo
ChasingOm 😂 3mo
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Etiquette & Espionage | Gail Carriger
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The book gods have spoken, and here's what I should be reading this month. If all goes well, I'm starting a new series from my shelves and my cooking will improve.

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BookSpinBingo | Untitled
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And because I've barely read anything the last few months, here's December's list, looking awfully similar to the last few.

@TheAromaofBooks #bookspin

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 3mo
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Mehso-so

Kicked off the #24in4 by finishing the final 60 pages of this book. The overall story of Anna is compelling. However, this book, written by a one-time (for a short time) former friend of Anna's, is drawn out. Anna conned Williams into using personal & business credit cards to pay for a trip. I don't feel much sympathy for Williams as a victim. She mentioned friends and a support system, a good job, NYC life, but she seems desperate for Anna's

Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick friendship and approval. I was hoping for some more inside information about how Anna pulled off her long game con, but I got a lot of Annie Liebowitz name dropping. Oh well. The sky is dark, the twinkle lights are on, and Watson is warming my legs. @Andrew65 #sundaybuddyread @TheBookHippie 3mo
Andrew65 Well done on finishing it. 👏👏👏 3mo
TheBookHippie Right?! Such a disappointment! 3mo
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November?! Your eyes are NOT deceiving you. Yes, I'm sharing a November list now. I never peeked & never got around to posting. I need to pick my next audiobook and thought I'd see if my list helps me decide.

#bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks It's never too late to #BookSpin!! 😂 3mo
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The Wind in the Willows | Kenneth Grahame
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I didn't get out on Small Business Saturday to support my local indie, so I treated myself to some new audiobooks and tossed them a little support via libro.fm.

A friend from high school passed away a couple of months ago. A week before he died, he asked for book recs. He never got around to mine, but he said he had read The Wind in the Willows a few times. I'll honor his upcoming birthday by finally reading it.

Bookwormjillk That‘s a lovely idea ❤️ 3mo
TheBookHippie Beautiful. It‘s one of my all time favorite reads. 3mo
TheBookgeekFrau What a great way to honor someone 💕 3mo
batsy That's a lovely idea. And it's a brilliant book, one of my favourites. 3mo
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Greetings from Friendsgiving! Since I've been crap at #foodandlit the last few months, the least I could do is bring Chilean wine to our festivities! I'm hoping to read the tagged book and perhaps a book by Isabel Allende, but this will clearly bleed into December.

Catsandbooks Ooo looks great! 🧡❤️ 3mo
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Friends! I've been given some great news! I've been covering sales for my usual 9 hotels, assisting a new property level DOS in San Antonio, & covering the DOS position for a very busy Columbus hotel. I've completed my weekly gratitude a little early because the lady who left Columbus has decided to come back! HUZZAH! Tasks for that hotel take up 80% of my work week.

I'm already planning a quick update letter for my #Litsylove friends, too.

Ruthiella Good news for you! You sound like an amazing coworker! 😃 3mo
Sarahreadstoomuch Congrats! Also- I use that same planner and I LOVE it. Recognized it immediately 😊 3mo
kspenmoll So happy for you! 3mo
dabbe 🤩🤩🤩 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!!! 🎉🎉🎉 3mo
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Work is wearing me out, y'all! The new guy didn't pan out, so I'm still covering an extra hotel, which has a high volume of paperwork. I caught a head cold, nothing serious, but it allowed me to spend the morning with the November #sundaybuddyread book and my very attentive nurse, Watson.

I'm also supposed to fly to Columbus, OH, tomorrow night to visit said hectic property. Good times!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awwww I hope you feel better!! I think your nurse has it all under control! ❤️ 🐾 4mo
Ruthiella Hope you feel better soon! 🐶❤️ (edited) 4mo
Jari-chan Best nurse ever, so you'll sure be better soon! 4mo
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kspenmoll Your doggie looks like he feels for you.🐾 4mo
dabbe Hello there, adorable Nurse Watson! Help your mamma feel better! 🖤🐾🖤 4mo
ShelleyBooksie Watson ♡♡♡♡ 4mo
TheBookHippie Ughhhhhhhhhhhhh 😵‍💫 4mo
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The Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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? Tagged. Something that very well could happen is far scarier than monsters.
?Movies, yes. I love gory ones, like Hostel and Would You Rather. Creepy can be fun, but I need action. For books, I enjoy a sumputous, creepy setting & and mystery over "horror." They haven't scared me yet. Poltergeist & Exorcisms are NOT my jam. ?
? Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón; The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova; Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

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The One | Kiera Cass
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I had a weak showing for the third quarter of #booked2023
I still have 3 months to finish strong.

10 Costa Rica A Literary Traveler's Companion #AShortStoryCollection

14 Dead Collections #ABookWithATransPerson

18 Big Swiss #SetInANeighborhood

20 The One #FeaturesALoveTriangle

@alisiakae @BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen

Cinfhen You added 4 - that‘s great!! Good luck on the drawing 🍀 💚 5mo
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BookSpinBingo | Untitled
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Better late than never, right?

Now I can take a peek at the numbers and work on the board while sitting on a video conference. This is the multitasking I can get behind. 😁

#bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 5mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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@andrew65 #20in4 #readathon Goals:

📖The Most Likely Club ch16-23 plus answer week 3 & 4 discussion questions
📖The Ivy Tree ch 1-3 plus answer week 1 questions
📖 Adult Assembly Required ch 33-45 to send to a friend
⬆️ All #sundaybuddyread books

🎧Finish Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
🎧 Finish Happily Ever After

🖋 Maybe I'll even review a couple books & recap my weak Q3

📚 Start my China Overview... if there's time.

Andrew65 Brilliant, great to have you with us again 😁 Good luck. 5mo
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The Most Likely Club | Elyssa Friedland
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In the spirit of the September #sundaybuddyread , I thought I'd share a few pics from my high school years. My good pictures must be in a different box with my yearbooks, so, for now, you'll have to take my word for it when I tell you I was the CHS 1997 Class Actress. We didn't have a full list of Most Likelys, but we had Best Eyes, Best Smile, Class Clown, etc.

My outfits brought to you by Contempo Casuals & Pacific Sunwear.

@TheBookHippie

TheBookHippie Awe!!!! 5mo
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The Most Likely Club | Elyssa Friedland
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#sundaybuddyread @TheBookHippie

I'm perpetually behind this year, but I'm hopeful that my 2024 schedule will be a little more accommodating to reading.

TheBookHippie 😘 5mo
vlwelser How did you wait long enough to take a picture? I think mine was open before I even got back it the house. 5mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @vlwelser ? I wanted to tear it open in the lobby of my building, but managed to restrain myself long enough to photograph it, crop the "I'm so excited" sticker, make the graphic, and get puppy love from being out for a couple hours. Sometimes, I amaze myself. 5mo
TheBookHippie @vlwelser 🤣🤣🤣😘 5mo
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Thanks for the tag, @Texreader

1. Evelyn Hugo
2. Gert from the I Hate Fairyland series
3. Sarah Weston from the City of Dark Magic duology

I tried to pick a few who weren't already mentioned.
@dabbe #TLT

dabbe You sure did! I LOVE Evelyn Hugo! And you've given me two more series to add to my TBR! 🤩 Thanks for playing! 💜🧡💛 5mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @dabbe City of Dark Magic is quirky and fun. It's just two books so it won't take long to get through them. I Hate Fairyland it's a short graphic novel series and cracks me up. Imagine growing up, but being stuck in a child's body for years?! 5mo
dabbe @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick OOH, they both sound excellent! 🤗 5mo
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I'm still alive! I have been a very busy lady, but lucky for me, my guy likes making Asian food. Tonight's late dinner is a marinated pork belly fried rice.

I still have to read my overview and fiction book, but I'm getting a head start on the food.

For once.

#foodandlit #china @Texreader @Catsandbooks

Catsandbooks Lokks delicious! 🇨🇳 6mo
Texreader That sounds and looks amazing!! Excellent head start!! 6mo
TheBookHippie yummm
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A super delayed entry for September. I held out and didn't peek. Maybe this month work won't suck and i can avidly make progress.
@TheAromaofBooks #bookspinbingo

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Good luck!! 6mo
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Error 404 Title Not Found | Pickett's Class
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Reading Costa Rica A Traveler's Literary Companion (not in the database)

I need to get cracking on this and the country's overview book before they go back to the library. Watson curled up to join me but decided to get more beauty sleep. As if he could get any cuter!

#foodandlit @Texreader @Catsandbooks
#dogsoflitsy

Texreader I love it when they play the cute card. ❤️❤️ 6mo
dabbe Oh, Watson, you're too adorable for words! 🖤🐾🖤 6mo
SamAnne Oh, I read that while traveling Costa Rica and enjoyed it. 6mo
Catsandbooks Such a cute pupper! 🩷 6mo
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Anna K | Jenny Lee
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Bailedbailed

Bailed at 37%. I really gave it a try for the #booked2023 #RetellingofaClassic prompt, but I'll be selecting another one from my shelf. The audiobook narrator was fine - she was youthful and exuberant. But 5 hours into nearly 14 hours of the book, I just can't continue.

I don't mind the insipidness of the wealthy teens, dropping name brands and struggling with relationships. However, the brand dropping was a bit over the top. Sometimes,

Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick just saying cashmere gets the point across. Another gripe is that my suspicion that the author is a Gen X-er (or an elder millennial) is correct. There is a 90s themed party and mentions of 80s & 90s movies, all used as a kitschy theme or interest of these kids, born in the new millennium. It didn't come across as a cute theme party. It feels like Jenny Lee had zero interest in learning about the generation she's writing about or only knows 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick two teens. One girl found My So-Called Life in a Netflix deep dive and then talks about her mom enjoying Sixteen Candles, so she watched and is now talking about finding her Jake Ryan, like she's been pining for him for the last 38 years. It just felt like an anachronistic and less exciting Gossip Girl. Give me the disgusting Chuck Bass and complicated Blair/Serena friendship over these vanilla cheaters any day. 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @TheAromaofBooks At least this month's #Bookspin selection can be removed from my physical shelf. 7mo
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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick #rushathon @andrew65 @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES Not exactly a book I fully read, but it was time spent. On to the next! 7mo
LiteraryinLawrence Great review! 7mo
DieAReader 🥳🥳🥳 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Sometimes a book just isn't the right fit. Hopefully the next read works better!! 6mo
Andrew65 Oh no 😫 Hope the next one is better for you. 6mo
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We're out running errands, and Roger sees this in Petsmart. This was his exact first thought. He wasn't deterred when I told him Cedric was a Hufflepuff.

Find someone who keeps errands interesting. 🤣

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Lady Chatterley's Lover | Lawrence, D. H.
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I'm starting this one, but I'm not sure how much I'll read today. We have a busy day ahead, and, as if 50 hours wasn't enough, I have some work to get done, too.

Who had the Lady Chatterley's Lover breakfast platter with a side order of sleepy dog?

This is the August #sundaybuddyread and it's not too late to join us!

vlwelser It's surprisingly quick to read but I didn't do it all at once. Good luck + "see" you Sunday. 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @vlwelser I made through two chapters but then had to get ready for the pup's annual shots appointment. Once in a little more engrossed in the story, I can see that it will be an easier classic to read. So far, so good. I'm hoping I'll "see" you all tomorrow. 7mo
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The notification that numbers have been picked has been taunting me all day, but I didn't peek. FINALLY! My list is ready.

#bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! I admire your restraint!! 😂 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @TheAromaofBooks The pull was strong but work was super busy, so that helped. I was so tired I couldn't think straight, hence, the generic Women in Translation month place holder 7mo
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@Andrew65 I have lofty goals as usual.

I'll try to tell myself chores are more fun when listening to Martin Freeman reading Douglas Adams.

Read the final quarter of Messy Lives
Read the last 100 pages of Dead Collections
Read the Hungary Overview

#20in4 Readathon. Mine may extend into Tuesday morning since I lost a good chunk of the day working.

Andrew65 Best of luck with those lofty goals 😁 7mo
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Grimm's Fairy Stories | Brothers Grimm
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julesG But that picture is from 7mo
julesG And yes, I love that book with all it's terrible tales. 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @julesG Thank you! I had no idea it was from a book and just tagged the first thing I thought of. I'll have to check that book out. 7mo
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The Mother-in-Law | Sally Hepworth
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I never got around to posting my goals for #jubilantjuly yesterday.

Weeks 2 & 3 for The Messy Lives... #sundaybuddyread
Ch 42-end for Mother-In-Law #foodandlit #Australia

Read Lumberjanes Vol 9 #seriesread
Read Hungary overview #foodandlit
Listen to Abigail #foodandlit #Hungary

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Andrew65 Hope your Readathon is going well 😁 7mo
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AkashaVampie The outline looks like yoda's head. 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @AkashaVampie Ha! I didn't notice that before but now I can't unsee it. 7mo
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Hey, New Jersey people! Come meet my friend and author Brooke! If you're near Union, you can visit our new B&N too. (No cafe 😢, but there are a few Starbucks & Dunkin shops closeby). If I'm not roped into business travel, perhaps you'll see me!
#bookevents

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The car is in the shop for a much-needed oil change and brake check. How, oh how, will I pass the time? 😁

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love these tasks 🥴😫🤣 8mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I don't mind the going and waiting, but when it's time for the 60k mile services & parts replacement, and they offer me a courtesy ride home and back, it hurts the wallet. 😬 8mo
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It's not too late to join @TheBookHippie for this month's #sundaybuddyread selection. The ebook is on sale in the US, is a quick read so far, and discussions start tomorrow & continue through Sundays in July.

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7 days into July, SEVEN, and I've barely read anything. Time to start this one for the #sundaybuddyread since I won't have much time tomorrow for good reason - family game night! My brother, his family, my guy, a couple friends, and I get together for a night of games and belly laughs. Can't beat that.

kspenmoll Sounds like a delightful night! 8mo
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The Classic Wine Library | Konstantinos Lazarakis, Sandie Tifinie
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The main branch of my local library was demolished last year to rebuild a new one. It is currently in a very unsexy store front. For a two year period, this "library" is my favorite library to visit.
#sundayfunday @ozma.of.oz

BookmarkTavern LOL Love that shelving though! Thanks for posting! 8mo
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