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Lady_Tigana_20

Lady_Tigana_20

Joined April 2019

Former teacher; hiking enthusiast; lover of Disney World and mountains and books; mom to one crazy boy and five nutty cats; Ravenclaw
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#SelfImprovementSept #SelfHelpBook I don‘t tend to read self-help books, but I did read both of Marie Kondo‘s books on tidying. It helped me a lot. It‘s a work in progress, but I‘ve tamed the disasters that were my closets and drawers. @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
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#SelfImprovementSept #WhatYouLove #MuseumDay is almost here. Last year, we went to small natural history museum w/dinosaur exhibit. Lots of fun. Different museums participate from year to year. You have to sign up. Each person can bring one guest, so both my husband and I signed up so that one of us could bring our son. Definitely check it out. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2019/ @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That‘s awesome 🙌🏻❤️ 1mo
OriginalCyn620 I like museums too! ❤️ 1mo
Nute Nice! A museum visit is a favorite venture of mine. 3w
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Eek! Halloween! | Sandra Boynton
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#SelfImprovementSept #SomethingNew #Halloween So here are a few new decorations for fall/Halloween. Hadn‘t cared much about Halloween in years. Then my son was born. He loves going to the various stores to look at the Halloween displays. We make a special trip to Lowe‘s just for him. So now I find I am equally excited, and decorating (with some easy DIY) has definitely been good for my mental health. @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

RvnclawWhovian Love your HP pumpkin!! 1mo
SamanthaMarie My little guy (4) LOVES going to Lowe's too. That's so fun!! 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it!!! 🖤🧡 1mo
OriginalCyn620 I didn‘t much care for Halloween either until I had kids! 🎃🧡 1mo
ruskigurl16 I spy Harry Potter 🎃!! ❤️ 1mo
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#SelfImprovementSept #flowers A day behind. I realized as I went outside to search for some flowers that I don‘t really have many. 😞 It‘s so hot in the summer and we struggle with mosquitoes, so I don‘t tend to bother with yard stuff much. The hydrangea is the only thing I‘ve personally planted and managed to keep alive. Maybe this fall I‘ll buy a mum. Definitely want to try container gardening next year. @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 I can‘t grow flowers at all so maybe I need the tagged book! 😂🌼 1mo
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#SelfImprovementSept #hobby Over the years, I‘ve had different hobbies: long distance running, journaling, quilling, hiking, card making, etc. Besides reading, the hobby I‘ve done longest (for 25 years) is doll collecting. My focus has fluctuated over the years. For past 8 years, I‘ve focused mostly on limited ed Disney dolls. The funny thing is I didn‘t play much with dolls as a kid. I was a tomboy. 😂 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

CocoReads That‘s funny, I did play with dolls and now mostly find them creepy. Not all dolls but pretty much any antique type doll and ventriloquist dummies (shudder) #toomanyhorrormovies 2mo
fleeting Your winter Belle funko! I can't find one here anymore 😭😄 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Nice! 😊❤️ 2mo
Nute That‘s a cool collection! 1mo
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Our Solar System | Kathryn Knight
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#BBRC #ER (Non-fiction) Bought this at Walmart during Back to School sales. For 97 cents, it‘s decent. It gives about two pages of info on the sun and all the planets except Earth (one page) and moon (one page). Has bullet list of interesting facts like how much a 100 lb child weighs on each planet, temp, average day length, etc. @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan ⭐️👍🤓 2mo
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BB-8 Finds a Friend | Nate Millici
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#BBRC #ER (Reader‘s Choice) We‘re a Star Wars house, and my 4 year old loves us to read him Star Wars books. Little Golden Books are fine, but these are shorter and can be used to teach him reading later on. I love the pictures and the glossy paper; most easy readers have matte paper. Title is pretty explanatory: BB-8 is saved by Rey and they become friends. Geared toward pre-k to K crowd. @LibrarianRyan

OnlyYoo What a cute lamp! 2mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @OnlyYoo, thanks. We bought it a few years ago on ThinkGeek. 2mo
LibrarianRyan Really? Most Ears I know are glossy. Maybe a library edition vs bookstore edition? 2mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @LibrarianRyan, maybe? Or maybe I‘m using wrong word? Beginning reader? I‘m talking about the ones with levels or steps in upper right corner. The majority of ones I see at Barnes and Noble seem matte. All the ones we own (e.g. Splat the Cat, Biscuit, Pete the Cat, Paw Patrol, etc.) are matte. I haven‘t leafed through every single one at B&N, though. As for longer books we own like Berenstain or Ferdinand, it‘s 50/50 matte to glossy. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 2mo
LibrarianRyan @Lady_Tigana_20 yep we were talking about the same thing. It must be a difference between library and market copy. 2mo
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Frog and Toad Together | Arnold Lobel
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#BBRC #ER (Published Within Five Years) Pete has a great time when school gets closed for snow, but when the snow days pile up, he realizes he likes school even more than he thought. (Published Before 2000) Five stories about Frog and Toad‘s adventures. Toad is a bit gullible but Frog doesn‘t seem to mind, showing great patience. Nice stories about friendship that touch on themes of kindness, hard work, willpower, and bravery. @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 2mo
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#SelfImprovementSept READING GOALS: Been in a slump most of August, so my goals include keeping up on my reading schedule for Gardens of the Moon—a group read on FB—and catching up with my BBRC reading challenge. (Just added another goal: #agathachristieclubr2) @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

RvnclawWhovian Looks like September is the month to get out of slumps for a lot of us 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @RvnclawWhovian I agree!!! Let‘s do this!! 🙌🏻💗 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 👍🏻 2mo
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#BBRC #ER (Popular TV Character) My son is a fan of Daniel. Every episode of the tv show and each book teaches the child how to deal with emotions and social situations. In this one, Daniel is so excited to go to the library‘s Story Time that he can‘t be still. His Dad teaches him how to calm himself. (The tv show uses songs to teach lesson.) When a friend acts up at Story Time, Daniel teaches him the technique. @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan Ahhhh. 2mo
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Last day of #ColormePretty. Secondary colors—green, purple, and orange—all present in one book cover. I love the Illustrated Harry Potter series. Goblet of Fire is out this year and then three more to go. ❤️ #HarryPotter @Sweetkokoro

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Prince of Tides | Pat Conroy
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(Day 30: Favorite color) I love sunrises and sunsets; I love autumn leaves; I love orange. Red is right up there, too. And boy do I love Conroy‘s THE PRINCE OF TIDES. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

Scochrane26 Pat conroy is a fave of mine, but his books kill me emotionally. 3mo
KathyWheeler I love Conroy too; this book, in my opinion is his best. (edited) 3mo
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Read-Aloud Handbook | Jim Trelease
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(Day 29: Complementary Colors) Trelease‘s book is a gem. First part is a discussion of the research and filled with anecdotes. My personal input: Never stop reading to your kids. You think they‘ve outgrown it? They haven‘t. l read Dr. Seuss to high school students and Skippy Jon Jones to middle schoolers: They loved it. Last part is filled with great books for read-alouds. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

ImperfectCJ I love Trelease's book! I give it as a baby shower gift every chance I get. 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @ImperfectCJ, that is a great idea for a shower gift! 3mo
Johanna414 One of the biggest things I have taken away from working in school libraries for the last 6 years - kids of ALL ages love being read to. It‘s one of the best things about my job! 3mo
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(Day 28: Pink & Green) True story, told with photographs, of a Kenyan baby hippo who lost his mother and pod during a 2004 tsunami. Alone and afraid, he attached himself to a 130 year old tortoise (Mzee) who had lived as a loner at an animal sanctuary. Inexplicably, Mzee accepted Owen, and they forged a bond. Such a sweet story. 😭 #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

KristenDuck I looooovvvee this book!! 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 (Source: Snopes) “As of December 2005, a year after their initial meeting, Owen and Mzee were still together. By March of 2007, conservation workers had removed Mzee from the enclosure and introduced Owen to Cleo, a 13-year-old female hippo who had gone without the companionship of her own species for over ten years.” This made me sad for Mzee, but hippos can be very dangerous, and they were concerned for his wellbeing. Still sad Mzee is alone. 😭 3mo
Deifio Need to get this for my sister. She loves hippos! 3mo
BooknerdsLife Oh what a sweet story!!! 😭❤️ 3mo
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Moon Dance | Christian Riese Lassen
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(Day 27: Rainbow) (Letter R) RAINBOW SEA (not on Litsy, so I tagged one of his other books) is a beautiful book to look at with glittery paper inserts throughout. While the story isn‘t much to talk about, the book would be useful for pointing out aquatic vocabulary. Plus, it‘s just so darn pretty. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro #A2Z #BBRC @LibrarianRyan

Butterfinger Gorgeous 3mo
LibrarianRyan 😁❤️👍🏻 3mo
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(Day 26: Orange and Yellow) This is on my TBR. I bought it back when the ebook was on sale for a few dollars. The cover art just draws me in. I feel like even if I end up hating the book, I will want a physical copy of it (at a good price) because I think it is gorgeous. 😍 Anyone ever bought a book on cover art alone? Which book(s)? #ColormePretty #dragons @Sweetkokoro

Sweetkokoro Like my entire shelf is based on books I bought because of the covers XD I am such a cover buyer I‘m terrible hahah. 3mo
SW-T Loved this one! Admit the cover art drew me in. 3mo
Areader2 Yes ,I bought it full price for the hard cover and loved it!😍 3mo
OnlyYoo I really liked this book! It is pretty slow starting off, but that‘s to be expected since there‘s so much to set up and only one book to do it all in 3mo
BooknerdsLife This book is really gorgeous & cant wait to read it too! 😍💛🍊And Im Definitely guilty of buying books for their covers 🤣🤣🙈 I was lucky enough to have won this one tho 😁 (edited) 3mo
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(Day 25: Monochromatic) #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

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(Day 24: Pink) It was such a struggle to find pink in my book collection. Marie‘s ribbon is pink. This is a beautiful coloring book. Sometimes I think the designs on some pages are a bit too busy, but I still love the pictures. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro #Disney #adultcoloringbook

theresidentromantic I love the concept, but it looks a bit like all the characters have tattoos 🤣🤣 3mo
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(Day 23: Primary Colors) Radio Flyer, Dr. Seuss‘ Cat in the Hat, Curious George, and Berenstain Bears. All classics. ❤️ I will note that we prefer A TREASURY OF CURIOUS GEORGE (red book) over THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES OF CURIOUS GEORGE (yellow one). We found the original stories were way too long for bedtime. Each story was really enough material for three individual ones. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

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(Day 22: White) THE SANTA CLAUS MAN is on my TBR—the cover has the following blurb: The Rise and Fall of a Jazz Age Con Man and the Invention of Christmas in New York. (Sounds interesting.) #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

Tex2Flo And now I‘m intrigued about the Santa Claus Man, too. 3mo
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(Day 21: Pink and Purple) I struggled to find any pink books. I guess I just don‘t buy pink books. My son‘s book collection was a bit more promising. I had a copy of GUS WAS A FRIENDLY GHOST back in the 80s. Rat needs a place to stay and Gus is lonely. Rat starts out kind of a taker and tries to drive off the family who lives in house during warm months. Gus has to stop being so darn nice and lay down the law. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

tammysue My kids and I really enjoyed these books 🖤👻 3mo
toofondofbooks Oh my I just had the best sense if nostalgia seeing these. I can remember checking these out as a little girl from the school library in the early 80s! I had forgotten all about that 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @tammysue, my son really likes them. He is into spooky things, and even though Gus isn‘t a bit spooky, he still likes him. @toofondofbooks, I definitely felt nostalgia when I found these in a thrift store. I only had the one, but I read it a lot as a kid. Then we moved, and I am not sure where it went. 3mo
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The Little Mermaid's Treasure Chest | The Walt Disney Company
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(Day 20: Orange) Fatigue is setting in. Not even trying to take cute pictures. 😂 These are a few of a complete set of books from Disney Books by Mail from the early 90s. A friend bought my son the entire set plus the castle book ends for like 25 cents. We have a local thrift store that periodically charges a penny a book. These are cute and have added a dragon named Scales. #ColormePretty #Disney @Sweetkokoro

emz711 Omg I frickin loved these! 3mo
Birdsong28 I remember these ❤️❤️❤️❤️📚📖 3mo
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Vorkosigan's Game | Lois McMaster Bujold
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(Day 19: Tertiary Colors) I love Lois McMaster Bujold‘s Miles Vorkosigan series. Hugo/Nebula winning military sci-fi saga full of humor, adventure, and heart. THE WARRIOR‘S APPRENTICE is best place to start on Miles‘ journey. THE WITCH MUST DIE is an analysis of fairytales and their roles in children‘s lives. Haven‘t read GARDEN SPELLS yet. Rest are self-explanatory. #ColormePretty #VorkosiganSeries @Sweetkokoro

Lucy_Anywhere I am loving the Vorkosigan Saga so far... scifi with a lot of heart 😀 3mo
Tex2Flo Been looking for a new sci-fi series that isn‘t too sci but posts of fi...and humor. 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Lucy_Anywhere, which book are you on? I still have last two in series to read. @Tex2Flo, I hope you get a chance to read series. It is one of the few that has made me laugh out loud. 3mo
Lucy_Anywhere Next up is Cryoburn - I'm very behind 🙈 3mo
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(Day 18: Black and Blue) Of coffee-table-sized books, I only have these two, Film Wizardry, and the Illustrated books (1-3 so far). Definitely want to add more to my HP collection. #ColorMePretty #PhotoChallenge #HarryPotter @Sweetkokoro

Scochrane26 I think I want history of magic & the wand one. My bookstore is having a hp day on the 31st & books will be 22% off, so I may get one. 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Scochrane26 , Wand one? Need to look that up. I think my favorite of ones I own is HP Film Wizardry. It has ephemeral items like Marauder‘s Map and Harry‘s letter from Hogwarts and catalog from Weasleys‘ Wizard Wheezes. 3mo
Scochrane26 @Lady_Tigana_20 I saw the wand one the other day—it has all the wands from the movies. I forget what it‘s called but has a black cover. I don‘t think I‘ve seen the Hp film wizardry, will look for it. (edited) 3mo
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Lost Encyclopedia | Paul Terry, Tara Bennett
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(Day 17: Cool Colors) The cool island colors of LOST. #ColorMePretty #LOST @Sweetkokoro

toofondofbooks Sawyer 💙🧡💙🧡 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 I loved him in his new show COLONY, but the execs pulled the plug after three seasons. 😞 3mo
Birdsong28 Love Lost! Have got all the DVD'S and these books. 📚📖 3mo
Jari-chan Still one of the best shows ever aired. 3mo
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(Day 16:Yellow) These National Geographic Travelers were all picked up on various trips to #GreenValleyBookFair. While older editions and likely out-of-date on some information, these books have full-color pictures, maps, information on each country‘s history (ancient and modern), culture, etc. Major regions and their points of interest are listed. The pictures are gorgeous. #ColorMePretty @Sweetkokoro #NationalGeographic

TheAromaofBooks Oh, I LOVE National Geographic Travelers!! I always find some out-of-date ones at the library discard sale. 3mo
keepingupwiththepenguins What a gorgeous collection!! 😍 😍 😍 3mo
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The Art of How to Train Your Dragon | Tracey Miller-Zarneke
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(Day 15: Red and Black) HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON is one of my favorite animated movie franchises. This is a beautiful book full of concept art and commentary. #ColorMePretty #HowToTrainYourDragon @Sweetkokoro

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Witching Hour | Anne Rice
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(Day 14: Black) Couple days late and had to go outside in the sweltering southern evening to get any light. With exception of the archaeology book, all were picked up at the #GreenValleyBookFair in Mt. Crawford, VA, in the Shenandoah Valley. Been going there since I was a kid in the mid to late 80s. These days, it‘s a three hr trip one-way, but the prices make it is worth the drive. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

Sunraven I highly approve of this stack. 😁 3mo
Sweetkokoro I have the same copy of Narnia haha. 3mo
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(Day 13: Green & Red) A collection of my son‘s Christmas books. I tried wrapping a bunch of them for book advent about two years ago. It looked great but took forever. I also felt like he missed out on them all month because some stayed wrapped until Dec 23 or 24. What is everyone‘s favorite holiday book? Any holiday. #Colormepretty #PhotoChallenge # Christmas #PictureBooks @Sweetkokoro

marleed What immediately came to mind for me was the book A Cup of Christmas Tea. Love that book! 3mo
BooknerdsLife Awww I love this photo 😍❤️💚 3mo
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keepingupwiththepenguins What an adorable stack!! 😍 😍 😍 3mo
readinginthedark For adults or children? And are we including generic monster books for Halloween? 😆 I may have a seasonal book problem... 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @BooknerdsLife, thank you. It was a pain to do. 😂 I accidentally knocked them over while trying to move them. Finally just went with this picture. 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @readinginthedark, I think I have same problem! 🤣 3mo
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(Letter O) This is a cute book geared towards 5-9 year olds, teaching map skills as child explores public domain locations like Neverland, Oz, Wonderland, the Enchanted Forest, Aladdin‘s Kingdom, and the Giant‘s Kingdom. Each map is on a grid marked from A to H and 1-5 with a compass rose or a key, and you are given instructions to move around map, looking for hidden items. You‘ll use basic math skills. #BBRC #A2Z @LibrarianRyan

chaoticgoodhufflepuff I‘m going to have to bookmark this for when my nephew is a little bit older! ❤️ 3mo
Sunraven This looks incredibly cute, and now I have to tag @TheAromaofBooks because we were just talking about maps! 3mo
TheAromaofBooks This book looks AMAZING! And thanks for the tag @Sunraven - this definitely looks right up my map-loving alley!! 3mo
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Sunraven @TheAromaofBooks: No problem! ☺️👍✨ 3mo
LibrarianRyan ⭐️👍🤓 3mo
Nute LOVE this! 3mo
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(Letter D) Loved this picture book about Waterhouse Hawkins. No one knew what dinosaurs looked like up until the mid-1800s when Hawkins created the first life-sized models of dinosaurs. When he was asked to come to NYC, tragic events unfolded, but Waterhouse rose above disappointment and went on to build dinosaurs for places like the Smithsonian. Fascinating read. Do yourself a favor and google his name. #BBRC #A2Z #dinosaurs @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan 👍🏻😁❤️ 3mo
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The Path Through the Trees | Christopher Milne
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(Day 12: CMYK) Cheated a little on yellow: it‘s a Smash journal. I haven‘t read the Christopher Milne book yet, but it and his THE ENCHANTED PLACES are on my TBR. I loved THE PRYDAIN series as a kid, so I feel like a reread is in order. I went back and recently watched Disney‘s THE BLACK CAULDRON—that was one dark film. What with THE RESCUERS and FOX AND THE HOUND, Disney in the 80s was not for the faint of heart. #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

TheAromaofBooks Oh I have a very soft spot for the Prydain Chronicles - especially Taran Wanderer. That book gets me every time! 3mo
readinginthedark I haven't read The Prydain Chronicles for a while either; I loved those! 😯 You should set up a read/reread! 3mo
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Snail and the Whale | Julia Donaldson
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(Letter S) This is a favorite in our house. A snail with “an itchy foot” doesn‘t listen to the other snails and instead seeks out adventure, tagging along with a humpback whale. When something bad happens, the tiny snail proves size doesn‘t have anything to do with being a hero. There are colorful pictures of diverse areas on Earth from tropical islands to icebergs. It‘s a great vocabulary builder for younger children. ❤️#BBRC #A2Z @LibrarianRyan

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Hush, Little Dragon | Boni Ashburn
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(Letter H) This picture book is about a baby dragon and his mom who seeks out food for him. A humorous play on the children‘s song “Hush Little Baby,” here are a few of my favorite verses: “Here she comes with a fresh magician. Don‘t mind the taste—he‘s good nutrition . . . If Mama finds a mean old queen, Honey, you are lucky—that‘s good cuisine!” If you love dragons, give this a try. #BBRC #A2Z @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 3mo
AileenRR This one is a big favorite at our house ❤️ 3mo
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Zen Ghosts | Jon J. Muth
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(Day 11: Red) (Letter Z) Jon J. Muth illustrated and wrote books teaching concepts in Buddhism. In ZEN GHOSTS, panda Clearwater tells a ghost story that is also a koan, a story or riddle that cannot be solved through intellect but instead through intuition. In ZEN SHORTS, Clearwater tells three stories to help three children reassess beliefs or behaviors. The illustrations are gorgeous. ❤️#ColorMePretty @Sweetkokoro #BBRC #A2Z @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan I didn‘t realize this was an entire series until recently. 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 I have Zen Ties, too. I‘m missing Zen Happiness and Zen Socks. I need to track those down. 3mo
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow | Washington Irving
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(Day 10: Orange & Black) (Letter L) First thing that came to mind when I thought orange & black, besides tigers, was Halloween. And when I think Halloween, I think the Headless Horseman. This edition has the original Irving text, but Gris Grimly illustrates it. (FYI, I couldn‘t find the Grimly ed in drop-down box.) #ColormePretty #PhotoChallenge #HeadlessHorseman #SleepyHollow #GrisGrimly @Sweetkokoro #BBRC #A2Z @LibrarianRyan

FlowerFairy We have this one! Absolutely love it! 😁 3mo
AbigailDays I love those quirky illustrations! That's a very cool copy. 3mo
LibrarianRyan ⭐️👍🤓 3mo
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My Reading Life | Pat Conroy
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(Day 9: Blue) Books by a few of my favorite authors. Only book I haven‘t read is The Neverending Story, one of my favorite childhood movies. It‘s on the TBR, though. #ColormePretty #PhotoChallenge @Sweetkokoro

Scochrane26 Pat conroy is one of my favorites, but I haven‘t re-read any of his in yrs because they traumatize & break me. Not many authors can do that. 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Scochrane26, Yeah, I usually ugly cry when I read his. MY READING LIFE was a nice change of pace. I don‘t remember crying. I even got my book club to read it. 3mo
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(Day 8: Analogous) Part of my writing book collection. Haven‘t written much in years, but I still like collecting books and reading a few. Like others, I didn‘t know what analogous colors meant. Now I do. 😀 #ColorMePretty #PhotoChallenge #RorysStoryCubes @Sweetkokoro

Sunraven Some of the symbols on the Rory‘s Story Cubes are puzzling, aren‘t they? I kind of enjoy the weirdness. 😆 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 Yeah, one of the cubes looks like an L in a box. So I just googled, and the company had an explanation: The cubes were originally designed in Ireland, and the L plate is a sticker UK/Irish people put in car window when learning to drive. I‘m from US, so I had no idea. 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Sunraven Yeah, one of the cubes looks like an L in a box. So I just googled, and the company had an explanation: The cubes were originally designed in Ireland, and the L plate is a sticker UK/Irish people put in car window when learning to drive. I‘m from US, so I had no idea. 3mo
Sunraven Oh, yeah! I think I did the same thing and then forgot, since I haven‘t seen that one in a while. I think I just made something up when I saw the little L; now I can‘t remember what it was and I wonder where I wrote it down. 😉 3mo
FlowerFairy Rory‘s Story Cubes are so much fun! 3mo
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(Day 7: Gold) A few of my adult coloring books. My mom has colored for years (she says it helps calm her), so I was excited when adult coloring books became a big thing. It became so much easier to find some for her. I liked these and bought a few for myself. Haven‘t colored in them yet. Really beautiful just for the artwork. #ColormePretty #Photochallenge #JohannaBasford #adultcoloringbooks @Sweetkokoro

Jess861 Totally agree - colouring is such a relaxing hobby - and these adult colouring books are absolutely wonderful! 3mo
BooknerdsLife I love colouring too and these are one of my favourite series as well ...they are too pretty to colour in tho 😅 I‘m too afraid to ruin them 😆 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @BooknerdsLife 🤣😂 I think that could be my reason, too. @Jess861, my mom suffers from high blood pressure, and she swears by coloring (and her meds, of course). 3mo
wordslinger42 My mom and I love Johanna Basford and have all her books :) We're so excited for her drawing book coming out this October!! 3mo
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Life of Pi | Yann Martel
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(Day 6:Warm Colors) Orange and red are two of my favorite colors, and I collect tigers—orange ones preferably. I haven‘t read Elantris yet (on my TBR). If you like mysteries and want a fun late Victorian/Edwardian series set in Egypt with a delightful squabbling couple and their precocious son, read the Amelia Peabody series by Elizabeth Peters. #ColormePretty #PhotoChallenge @Sweetkokoro

CarolynM I love Elizabeth Peters❤️ 3mo
SheilaChew Amelia Peabody is the best! Love all those books! 3mo
BooknerdsLife Beautiful stack 😍❤️🍊🥕 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @CarolynM @SheilaChew Allegedly, Amelia Peabody Mysteries is in development. Not sure if anything will come of it, but I‘d watch if they ever get it going. 3mo
CarolynM @Lady_Tigana_20 Oooo! That's interesting. Can't wait to see how it's cast. I've never been able to think of anyone who could do justice to Ramses. 3mo
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(Day 5: Grey) I had a hard time finding grey, but then I remembered these gems. Kay helped Tolkien‘s son edit The Silmarillion. Then Kay wrote his own High Fantasy trilogy. These may not be for everyone, but if you love beautiful prose and can handle heartbreak when favorite characters die—and they will die—you may like these. If not, try his later work. #ColormePretty #PhotoChallenge #fantasy @Sweetkokoro

Lucy_Anywhere The Lions of Al-Rassan is the only book of his that I've read, and I loved it even if it broke my heart! I need to read more of his books 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Lucy_Anywhere That was such a good book! I love how he twists the knife in your heart with all his books. 3mo
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(Day 4: Red, White, and Blue) A day late, but we went to friends‘ home for the 4th. These are some of my Disney books. I have a modest collection, but my wish list is growing. Anyone have any recommendations? @Sweetkokoro #ColormePretty #PhotoChallenge #Disney #redwhiteblue

laur89 😍 which was your fav one? I love Disney! The only Disney park book I‘ve read which was really good is 3mo
KatieDid927 @laur89 I second this question! I‘m a big Disney fan and haven‘t read any parks books yet. Stacking your rec! 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @laur89, I really like the top five books because they are full-color. Being slightly older books, there are pics of rides and buildings that have been reworked or demolished. WDW has been on a mission to change things up. I love when they add stuff, but it can hurt when they take away. 😞 I added your rec to my TBR. Thanks! 😀 3mo
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Lady_Tigana_20 @laur89 @KatieDid927, Tom Bricker (he does gorgeous Disney photography) has a list. Woohoo! https://www.disneytouristblog.com/disney-theme-park-books/ 3mo
KatieDid927 @Lady_Tigana_20 Oh I love Tom‘s blog! Didn‘t realize he had a list, thanks! 3mo
laur89 @Lady_Tigana_20 @KatieDid927 ooh I love a good book list!!! I also remembered that Book of the Mouse club has a podcast all about different Disney books: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-of-the-mouse-club/id1390274130 3mo
laur89 @Whimsical.Curiosity More Disney fans!! We might have to do round 2 of the Disney themed swap... 😉 3mo
KatieDid927 @laur89 Yes plz! 🙏🏼 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @laur89, I‘m new. What is a Disney themed swap? 3mo
laur89 @Lady_Tigana_20 Check out #DisneySwap - we each shopped for 2 books and 2 goodies for each other, and opened up the swap boxes on a set date. The first time around was just 2 of us, but maybe next time we‘ll have more people! 3mo
Whimsical.Curiosity Yessss #disneyswap was amazing! 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 That looks fun. I run Secret Santa in a private Disney FB group, so I know how fun it is to send and receive Disney stuff. 😄 3mo
laur89 Next time we arrange one, I‘ll be sure to tag you in the post!! 3mo
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(Day 3: Brown) I bought my husband the Making of series by Rinzler because he‘s a huuuuge Star Wars fan. Guess who ended up reading them? They are really interesting. And, as a bonus, if someone breaks into my house, I could kill the person with one blow. These books are crazy heavy. #ColormePretty #photochallenge #StarWars @Sweetkokoro

Sunraven I love that photo. 😆 4mo
Lady_Tigana_20 I ❤️ baby Chewie. 4mo
Scochrane26 My friends love Star Wars so much that they‘re planning their 3rd trip to Celebration next yr. I‘ll have to remember this book when I need to get them a gift. (edited) 3mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Scochrane26, that sounds fun for your friends. We‘ve never been to Star Wars Celebration, but we are planning fourth trip to WDW partially to see Galaxy‘s Edge—the Star Wars expansion land in Hollywood Studios. 3mo
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Robin Hood | Edith Heal
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(Day 2: Green)This is one of my oldest books. To this day, I love archers in books and film, and it‘s all because of this book and Disney‘s foxy hero. ;) #ColormePretty @Sweetkokoro

Sweetkokoro I love meeting fellow Robin Hood Fans! I have the same love for archers because of him (and Disney‘s fox version too haha) I love the art in this picture! 4mo
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Finished this book while sitting on my basement stairwell—what better place to read a Stephen King novel? Haven‘t read King in decades but always meant to read this. The ending wrecked me. I feel like if I had read this in my 20s, I would have shed some tears and moved on. At 45, death seems so much closer. I‘ve always felt his best work showed that the true monsters aren‘t supernatural but are, instead, we humans and what we do to each other.

jb72 I read this last year and absolutely loves it. It just rips your heart out and stomps on it. 4mo
BooknerdsLife Beautifully said! 💚 3mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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I‘ve never bought a book at the airport—too expensive—but I read an article a couple weeks ago that said Paradies Lagardère-owned airport shops in US and Canada will buy back a book (50% back) within 6 months of your buying it. Any condition and all you need is the receipt. #bookwormbingo

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Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
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Found signed copy of #Pachinko at local #Goodwill for $1. Didn‘t know it was signed till I got it home. (Her signature was upside down on page.) While I have never bothered to stand in line to get a book signed by author, it is still cool to think #MinJinLee touched this book . . . my book. What about everyone else? Ever found a signed book at a yard sale? Thrift store? Author signed in person? What‘s your story? #signedbook #thriftbookfind

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome find!!! 🙌🏻 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I found a copy of The Great Alone signed at goodwill!! 5mo
Ke633 I bought a used book on amazon that I didn‘t realize was signed. I was excited! 5mo
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BarbaraJean That‘s so cool! I‘ve found a couple of author signatures in books, after buying a book secondhand. My favorite find was a signed Madeleine L‘Engle book that sat on my TBR shelf for so long that by the time I picked up the book to read and found the signature, I wasn‘t even sure where I‘d bought it! 5mo
jenniferajanes Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚 5mo
rretzler Welcome to Litsy! 📖 5mo
sudi Hi 🙋Welcome to Litsy 😊 5mo
WorldsOkayestStepMom I bought my husband a book off of Thriftbooks a couple years ago and we didn't know it was signed until he opened it on Christmas morning! 5mo
UwannaPublishme How cool! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 I found a couple at Thrift stores. My favorites were Ray Bradbury and Pat Conroy. 😍 5mo
BooknerdsLife Wow! What a wonderful found! 😱😍👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 5mo
SW-T Great find 😊 5mo
marleed Oh cool - I can‘t wait to read that book. And the cover is gorgeous! 5mo
Freespirit It‘s a wonderful book! 5mo
VanChocStrawberry I love that! I find signed copies at half price books sometimes—Local-ish authors as well as owl crate books. But my favorite finds are a couple of Madeleine L‘Engle signed copies. 5mo
GlassAsDiamonds @VanChocStrawberry oohhh!! L‘Engle signed copies!!!!!! 😱😱♥️♥️😱😱 5mo
BridgetteM Welcome to Litsy! Whoa, how cool is that?! Pachinko is a great book. 5mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🎈 5mo
DHill Welcome to Litsy! 5mo
PurpleyPumpkin Finding signed books is amazing. I'm like you, I love knowing that the author held my book at one point in time. 💜 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 📖💖 5mo
RealBooks4ever Mostly I like getting to meet the author more than the signature. Recently I met Bill Griffith, the author of the Zippy the Pinhead comics. I just about fainted. 💜 Welcome to Litsy! 5mo
NeamhainHughes My sister got me a used copy of Nnedi Okorafor‘s Akata Witch, and I opened it to see her signature in it! Since it‘s basically my favourite series I was ecstatic. 5mo
CaitlinR Glad you‘re with us on Litsy. 5mo
wanderinglynn I found the first Discworld book signed by Terry Pratchett at a used bookstore. I kept the book. 😉 5mo
DivineDiana Fantastic! 5mo
DebReads4fun Welcome to Litsy! 4mo
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My first Litsy post. 💕 Using BORN FREE as my first book for #MayScavengerHunt. Author born on my birthday (January 20th); more than 300 pages; a character dies; made into a movie; and written by an author from different country. #MayMadness @Clwojick @RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid

Clwojick That sounds like a great book! I‘ll have to check it out ♥️ 6mo
tammysue 🙌🏻🙌🏻 6mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Clwojick, not sure if you have ever heard of Christian the lion. There was a book and a famous video about his reunion with former owners. He was bought at Harrods in late 60s and eventually the owners decided he needed to go back to Africa. Joy Adamson‘s ex-husband, George, taught him how to survive in African wild. He even had his own pride. Videos are on YouTube. I read the book about Christian, but I have only ever seen the movie about Elsa. 6mo
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Clwojick I have heard about Christian, but didn‘t realize there was a book. 6mo
Kaye Thanks for the Follow 💕 6mo
DivineDiana Welcome to @Litsy! I remember when I saw the movie, I was so moved that I left the theater sobbing! 6mo
TheReadingMermaid Wow your first Litsy post and it contains one of my hashtags!!! I am so honored sweetheart! You have no idea how much you have honored me with this post. A very big welcome to Litsy to you my dear! 🎉🎉🎉 I look forward to seeing more of your posts in the future. 😘🤗😘 5mo
DarcysMom Welcome to Litsy! 🤩 5mo
BarbaraJean Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚🎉 5mo
Chelleo Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! #LitsyWelcomeWagon 5mo
UwannaPublishme Welcome! Welcome! 🤗💕📚📚📚 5mo
DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚🎉Hope you enjoy it here! 5mo
BooknerdsLife Welcome to Litsy 🙌🏼📚💖 5mo
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SW-T Welcome to Litsy 😊 5mo
Buechersuechtling Welcome @Lady_Tigana_20 to this warm-hearted bookish network. I really love it here and soon got kind of addicted. As I started here I was thinking about opening my own blog but hesitated because I knew this would cost time that I could not spend reading. Additionally there was the GDPR coming up … As I then discovered @Litsy I found out that it was exactly what I was looking for: A reading log with short reviews and communication with others. 5mo
Libby1 Welcome to Litsy! ❤️📚❤️ I love your angel cat. 5mo
Tex2Flo Very cool to read an author sharing your birthday. Might be an interesting #popsugar or #bookishbingo challenge. (edited) 5mo
ladym30 Welcome to Litsy❤️ 5mo
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Welcome to Litsy! ❤️📚❤️ 5mo
PurpleyPumpkin Welcome to Litsy! It's a great community and I hope you enjoy it here.😉 5mo
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