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Joined January 2021

Just a bookworm in a bookish world, Ravenclaw, https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/50966027-donna My book blog: http://pigpenreads.com
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Columbine by Dave Cullen
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The Boy Next Door | Gretchen Brinck
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#BeginsWith January Photo Challenge

Day 12: Door

The only book I have on myself with the word door.

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Well done - chilling premise 🥶😱 5d
Pigpen_Reads @Eggs Yeah. I picked it up at my local library book sale. I like true crime. My grandma got me into it. Lol 5d
Chrissyreadit Do you have a list of Beauty and The Beast retellings you have read? 5d
Pigpen_Reads @Chrissyreadit You can check my Read shelf on Goodreads. I don't have a more organized list. I'm sorry! 5d
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#BeginsWith January Photo Challenge

Day 9: Final

I love this series! 🥰

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 👍🏻 📚 1w
Eggs ❤️☑️❤️ 1w
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Daddy | Danielle Steel
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#SundaySoapBox

The books I usually recommend are ones that have left quite an impression on me at some point. I won't use Harry Potter, because that's just a given 😊

📚 Daddy by Danielle Steel
📚 Crave by Tracy Wolff
📚 Her Darkest Nightmare by Brenda Novak
📚 Cowboy It's Cold Outside by Lori Wilde
📚 The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams
📚 Cradle and All by James Patterson

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve never read HP 😱🙈🙊 1w
Pigpen_Reads @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I read them back in middle school, there were only 4 out at the time. Read the last one at 18. As a 33 yr old, I still love them. Highly recommend! Gonna reread them again this year 😊 1w
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The Last True Love Story | Brendan Kiely
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#BeginsWith January photo challenge!

Day 7 & 8. I missed day 7, so I put it here :)

@eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 👍🏻 and pretty covers! ❤️ 1w
Eggs Great double play👏🏻📚👏🏻 1w
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Always Forever Maybe | Anica Mrose Rissi
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Day 6 in the January photo challenge. I'm a bit late with this challenge, but I'm hoping to stick with it for the rest of the month!
#BeginsWith #Forever
I haven't read this one yet, but it seems like something I would like.

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Cool cover 💗💜 2w
Eggs Great cover 💗🧡❤️ 2w
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Fix Her Up: A Novel | Tessa Bailey
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Thank you @Johanna414 for my #LittleChristmasSwap
I'm looking forward to the book and the chocolate looks delicious!!

@bookish_wookish thank you for hosting this fun swap!😊

Johanna414 I hope you love it! 2w
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The Beast | J. R. Ward
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#BookSpin

So, I wrote down The Chosen (#15) in my TBR. Turns out, I'm not on that book yet 🤦🏽‍♀️ I'm on book 14! So, I'm going to switch The Chosen with the right book I'm on in this series. Oops!!

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks haha sometimes those long series start to get confused!!! 2w
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The Chosen | J.R. Ward
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#BookSpin #BookSpinBingo #DoubleSpin

Here is my TBR and bingo board for January. I'm excited to start the new year with BookSpin. I "found" it just this past October and joined in in November. It's a fund way to get through my TBRs on my shelves ?

The Chosen by J.R. Ward is my #BookSpin
Columbine by Dave Cullen is my #DoubleSpin

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The Holiday Swap | Maggie Knox
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I had so much fun this Christmas season. I am so happy I took part in the #WinterGames2021 I'm thankful I found this wonderful community and have gotten involved. This is the kind of place I was looking for! I hope to meet new friends and talk lots about books! I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year!!

@StayCurious @Clwojick #TeamGameSleighers

StayCurious We're so happy you played! Great job! 2w
Clwojick woohoo! 😍 Way to go! Thank you for joining us! 2w
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The Holiday Swap | Maggie Knox
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Fantastic month!!! 2w
Jadams1776 🎉🎄📚🎅🏻 2w
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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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Slow burn romance. It was a good read for this holiday season. Just a tad bit of drama, but a lot of holiday spirit. I hope this turns into a series!

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The Holiday Swap | Maggie Knox
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#WinterGames2021 #Bingo #Self-care

I got a couple of bingos! It was so nice doing things for myself 😊

@StayCurious #TeamGameSleighers

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The Holiday Swap | Maggie Knox
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#WinterGames2021 #TeamGameSleighers

Here is my week 4 points. Not too bad, but this last week will be a little bit better!!

@StayCurious

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Merry Christmas!!!

I'm so happy to have found this amazingly wonderful bookish community! 😊

#WinterGames2021 #FestivePhotoChallenge @StayCurious

Kdgordon88 Merry Christmas 💚🌲❤️ 3w
AmyG Merry Christmas 🎄 3w
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The Holiday Swap | Maggie Knox
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#FestivePhotoChallenge #WinterGames2021

Day 24: Holiday Traditions

Today we have all of the gifts waiting for us under the Christmas tree. Our tradition is opening them up at midnight. Since my husband is now working night shift, we let the kids open up a gift right before he left for work. The rest we will do in the morning when he gets home 😊

@StayCurious #TeamGameSleighers

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The Holiday Swap | Maggie Knox
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I received some letters and cards from #LitsyLove 🥰🥰 I will get back to y'all asap! Thank you for welcoming me into the group 😁

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome!! 🤍📚💌 3w
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The Holiday Swap | Maggie Knox
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LibrarianRyan 💕 ⭐ 😁 3w
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Link by Link: An Anthology of Haunted Holidays | Candace Robinson, Lauren Emily Whalen, Elle Beaumont
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This was my #bookspin for this month. I tried several times, but just couldn't get into it. So, I had to DNF 😕

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks At least it's off the list!! 3w
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Girl Made of Stars | Ashley Herring Blake
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I'm soooo looking forward to finally reading this book! And this chocolate bar has got to be the biggest and thickest I have ever seen! Thank you @Bookwormjillk I love it! 🥰

I'm so happy I participated this year. This was a lot of fun!

@MaleficentBookDragon #Jolabokaflodswap

Bookwormjillk I‘m so glad you like it! Those chocolate bars always remind me of Willy Wonka. 4w
KateReadsYA Omg Tony's candy bars are amazing especially this one in particular. Yummy 4w
Pigpen_Reads @Bookwormjillk I have never seen these bars before. It does look something from Willy Wonka. Thank you! 4w
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Pigpen_Reads @KateReadsYA I've never had it before! 4w
KateReadsYA @Pigpen_Reads omg....I tried one for the first time a couple months ago and I am addicted. 4w
Pigpen_Reads @KateReadsYA I am now tempted to just dive into it right now 😂 4w
KateReadsYA @Pigpen_Reads yesss do it. 4w
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Untitled | Unknown
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#guessthebook2021

Last for now, can you guess the book? 🤔

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#guessthebook2021

Can you guess the book? This one might be a little hard 🤔

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#guessthebook2021

Can you guess the book? 🤔

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#guessthebook2021

This is probably an easy one. Can you guess the book? 🤔

Pigpen_Reads @Charityann Yep! 25 points 😊 4w
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#guessthebook2021

Can you guess the book? 🤔

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#FestivePhotoChallenge #WinterGames2021

Day 22: Get your bake on!

I immediately thought of this cookie recipe book from Lori Wilde and Christie Conlee. If you don't know the Twilight, Texas series, Kismet cookies play a big part in the books. This book has a recipe for them 🙂

@StayCurious #TeamGameSleighers

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One Snowy Day | Tammi Salzano
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#FestivePhotoChallenge #WinterGames2021 #HolidayCraft

Day 21: Holiday Crafts

Made some snowmen today. Have them hanging in the hallway right next to my Twilight tapestry 😊☃️

The tagged book is one I read with my son.

@StayCurious #TeamGameSleighers

Linsy So cute! 4w
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#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView

🎄 1. I am wishing for some happy family times. I'm hosting Christmas this year for my side of the family. We'll have 14 kiddos running around 😱😁

🎄 2. Absolutely not. As a Texan, I'm not use to snow and that last winter storm we had, no thank you! I have never experienced anything like that before.

Wanna play too? Consider yourself tagged! 😁🎄🎄

TheSpineView 14 kids! Good luck on that! Thanks for playing! 4w
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#guessthebook2021 #WinterGames2021

#TeamGameSleighers

Last one for now! Guess the book 🤔

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Pigpen_Reads @peanutnine Yep! 25 points!! 😊 1mo
peanutnine Yay ☺️ 1mo
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peanutnine Not sure about this one 1mo
Pigpen_Reads @peanutnine Correct again! 25 points! 😁 1mo
peanutnine @Pigpen_Reads sweet! 🥰 1mo
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How to Catch an Elf | Adam Wallace
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Here is my week 3 results. This is a super busy month with school being out for the kids and a big holiday. I'm not getting much reading done for myself. But, I have read plenty of children's Christmas books.

#WinterGames2021 #TeamGameSleighers

@StayCurious

StayCurious Great job! 4w
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Season of Wonder | RaeAnne Thayne
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💌❤️💚 1mo
LibrarianRyan 💕 ⭐ 😁 3w
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#FestivePhotiChallenge #WinterGames2021

Day 19: Tree Topper

The star on the left is from my childhood. This year, the lights have gone out and can't be fixed :( We have it sitting on the small 4ft Christmas tree un front of my books. The one on the right is our new star, sitting on our big tree.

@StayCurious #TeamGameSleighers

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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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I received my #LCS package! Thank you @Johanna414

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bookish_wookish Yay! 🎄 1mo
Johanna414 Awesome!! I hope you love it! 1mo
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#FestivePhotoChallenge #WinterGames2021

Day 14: Fireplace

Y'all see my Christmas Pig? 🎄 🐖 I love pigs :)

@StayCurious #TeamGameSleighers

Nutmegnc Pigs are the cutest!!! (edited) 1mo
Pigpen_Reads @Nutmegnc I love pigs! My shelves are full of them :) 1mo
StayCurious This is really cute! 1mo
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Pigpen_Reads @StayCurious Thank you! 😊 1mo
RedxoHearts Pigs are so cute! Welcome to Litsy Love by the way! :) 1mo
Pigpen_Reads @RedxoHearts Thank you! 😊 1mo
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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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#FestivePhotoChallenge

Day 13: Mistletoe

I had to look through my cowboy romances to find some Mistletoe titles. I knew I had some! 😁

@StayCurious #WinterGames2021 #FestivePhotoChallenge

StayCurious These are great! I love cowboy romances 1mo
Pigpen_Reads @StayCurious I think they are my favorite romance trope 😁 I live in a small town in Texas, so I dream, lol. 1mo
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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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Here is my week's total. I didn't get a lot of reading done, but I hope to do so this week.

@StayCurious #WinterGames2021 #TeamGameSleighers

StayCurious Great job! This week wasn't a great reading week for me either 1mo
Pigpen_Reads @StayCurious Thank you! The weeks leading up to Christmas is always busy! 1mo
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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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Received my #JolabokaflodSwap package today!

Thank you @Bookwormjillk Can't wait to open it 😊

@MaleficentBookDragon

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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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Here are the rest I couldn't fit into my last picture 😊
Thanks yall!

@LibrarianRyan @EclecticBookLover @BarkingMadRun @Kshakal

#HolidayCardSwap #CardSwap #LitsyCardSwap

LibrarianRyan 🌟❤️😁 1mo
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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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Received Holiday cards yesterday and today! I really love this book community. #HolidayCardSwap #LitsyCardSwap #CardSwap

@KateReadsYA thank you for the tea!
@booklover3258 I love the bookmark, thank you!

@LibrarianRyan @Amiable @TheBookHippie @Nutmegnc

TheBookHippie ❄️❄️❄️ 1mo
Nutmegnc They‘re lovely!!! 1mo
LibrarianRyan 🌟❤️😁 1mo
KateReadsYA You're very welcome ☺ 1mo
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The Christmas Village | Annie Rains
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I took a picture at the last second when I dropped them off 😄 #lcs #littlechristmasswap #JolabokaflodSwap

I love this bookish community!

@bookish_wookish
@MaleficentBookDragon

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#holidaycardswap @LibrarianRyan

Getting my cards ready to be sent out! This was so much fun!

LibrarianRyan Yeah!

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#WinterGames2021 #FestivePhotoChallenge

Day 7: Santa Hat or Elf Shoes

I received this ornament, keychain, and card from an ornament exchange in an FB group. I like the tiny Santa Hat 😂 it's so cute!

It's also my favorite color, pink! That counts towards the Christmas ornament hunt :)

@StayCurious

StayCurious so cute! 1mo
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I received another Holiday card from the #cardswap #holidaycardswap

Thank you @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego It's so pretty! I love pink 😊

@LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan I love pink too. 1mo
Pigpen_Reads @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I thought the sticker with your @ was so cute! Where did you get it? 1mo
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Mistletoe Cottage | Debbie Mason
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My points for week 1! I think I did pretty good for my very first week of Winter Games. This is so much fun!

#TeamGameSleighers #WinterGames2021

@StayCurious

StayCurious You rock! Amazing! 1mo
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The Midnight Warriors | Nirmani Walpola
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#WinterGames2021 #FestivePhotoChallenge

Day 6: Wrap it up

I got attend the book launching of The Midnight Warriors a few weekends ago. The author is a local 8th grader! Check it out if you can 😊

@StayCurious

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I got my first card from the #LitsyCardSwap It's so cute! And the message is lovely 😊

Thank you @slategreyskies for the wonderful card!

@LibrarianRyan #CardSwap

slategreyskies Oh yay!! That makes me happy! :) 1mo
LibrarianRyan Yeahhh 🌟❤️🌲 1mo
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