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RvnclawWhovian

RvnclawWhovian

Joined January 2019

“With freedom, books, flowers and the moon, who could not be happy?”-Oscar Wilde

CA🌞🌴🌊➡️PNW🌦🌲🏔
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Light Over London | Julia Kelly
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This was a fun, light historical fiction read. While predictable at times, it still made me want to keep reading and find out what was going to happen to our two main characters. This overall light, and at times romantic, feeling of this book is the perfect palette cleanser after something more emotionally heavy or a big series read

SilversReviews Enjoyed this book. 3d
Redwritinghood Happy birthday! 🎂🎂 3d
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The Familiars | Stacey Halls
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At this point I‘m pretty good at picking books I know I‘ll like and it‘s rare for me not to like one. It‘s rarer still for me to bail on a book. That was evidenced in my slog through The Night Circus. But one thing I learned from that is there‘s no reason to force myself to read something I‘m just not feeling. I feel like at some point I will read this and enjoy it, but right now it‘s just not doing it for me and is collecting dust on my table

DaveGreen7777 Oh, no! Hope your next read is 5-star worthy to help make up for this one! 3d
RvnclawWhovian @DaveGreen7777 the thing is I feel like this book is right up my alley but something just isn‘t doing it for me right now. I think maybe because I‘m usually a mood reader but I started this because it was on a list I made for a readathon and it felt forced. I‘ll try picking it up again when the mood strikes me 3d
julesG Forced never works for me. Also, I didn't like the Night Circus. It sounded like my kind of book, but it wasn't. 3d
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Reagan-reads Oh I bailed hard on The Night Circus and have no interest in trying again. 3d
Tamra Good for you. 3d
RvnclawWhovian @julesG yea I‘ve realized planned TBR‘s just aren‘t my thing. If I want to read something, I‘ll feel it. Same on the night circus, especially since it‘s so loved but I just did not get the hype 3d
RvnclawWhovian @Reagan-reads I totally should have bailed on that one, that‘s a month I‘ll never get back 😒 3d
Reagan-reads @RvnclawWhovian it was honestly probably a month of dragging to read 60 pages. So many people just love it but I don‘t get it. 3d
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Apologies in advance for the multiple posts, I‘m going to be attempting to catch up with my ever increasing backlog of books to review!

julesG Bring it on! 3d
DaveGreen7777 Multiple awesome @RvnclawWhovian posts?! *grabs popcorn* 🍿 3d
RvnclawWhovian @julesG you got it! 😉 3d
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RvnclawWhovian @DaveGreen7777 haha you‘re too sweet 😊 3d
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#friYAYintro

1. popcorn, especially smart foods cheddar popcorn
2. I‘m starting to get more into them but still prefer physical
3. My birthday and my first nephew being born
4. I think like 7?
5. Purple of any shade but I tend to gravitate more towards lilacs and lavenders

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Elevation | Stephen King
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What a perfect Halloween package 😍👻🎃 The books, the candy, the Halloween trinkets, it‘s all so lovely! Thank you so much for making my Halloween extra special @EH2018 and thank you @LibrarianRyan for putting on such a great swap! #nightmareswap

LibrarianRyan Yeahhh 2w
MoonWitch94 All the missing girls is so good! 2w
EH2018 So glad you like! Happy Halloween!! 🎃📚🎃 2w
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Can you tell who did which one lol 😏

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Practical Magic | Alice Hoffman
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Day 3-#7covers7days #covercrush

Post a cover you love for 7 days with no explanation

LibrarianRyan Checking in. Did you get your #Nightmareswap sent off yet? 2w
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Day 2-#7covers7days #covercrush

Post a cover you love for 7 days with no explanation

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Oops, better late than never! #Forgiveness is as much about you as it is the person you‘re forgiving

#SelfImprovementSept

OriginalCyn620 Probably more so! ❤️😊 2mo
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I normally post pics of the #outdoors in the PNW and deservedly so. But today I decided on this pic from a trail at Lake Del Valle back in my hometown in CA. Different kind of scenery, still beautiful

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful ❤️ 2mo
OriginalCyn620 That is beautiful! 💚💚💚 2mo
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Day 1-#7covers7days #covercrush

Post a cover you love for 7 days with no explanation

Soubhiville ❤️ yes! 2mo
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#WhatMakesYouSmile All these amazing, wonderful people keep me smiling. Clockwise from top left: my best friends of many years, aka the Wolfpack, at the surprise 30th they helped throw for me, my little sis, my fiancé Andrew, and my family on my mom‘s 50th bday trip to Tahoe ?

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Trashcanman Great smile. 🤗 2mo
Leftcoastzen Nice! 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Awesome pics! 😊❤️ 2mo
Nute The best! 2mo
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Feeling like fall on this cozy Sunday morning. Finally got a good night‘s sleep in my own bed after house sitting for the past week. Lit a fall candle and listening to the rain fall outside while I sip on coffee, eat some scones, and dive into this week‘s chapters of The Lost Queen. Happy Sunday Littens 💜

#LiteraryCrew #buddyread

Librarybelle Looks so cozy! 2mo
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Five Minute Journal | The Blokehead
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I still have my Five Minute Journal from a few years ago. It was a great practice in daily #gratitude and self reflection

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it ❤️ 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Pretty journal! 😊❤️ 2mo
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My #favoritefood has always been breakfast food. It contains three of my favorite things: eggs, bacon and coffee. How could you not love it?! Pictured here: two over medium eggs from my MIL‘s chickens on Canyon Bakehouse GF bread, bacon and, my life‘s blood, coffee ☕️🍳🥓

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OriginalCyn620 That looks yummy! 😋 2mo
Nute Yay! Bacon! 2mo
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Here‘s some #Litsyhumor for you on this Friday 😂

Becker 😂👍 2mo
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One of my favorite “coffee table” books I own is “Letters of Note”, a compilation of various letters of correspondence including a letter from Queen Elizabeth II to president Eisenhower including her scone recipe. But one of the letters that‘s always fascinated me is this one written by someone claiming to be Jack the Ripper

#letters #epistolarynovel #SelfImprovementSept

OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 2mo
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Powell's Books | Portland, Oregon (Bookstore)
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My only request while in Portland for the weekend 😍

Eyelit Yaaassss!!! 2mo
Leftcoastzen Yay!📚📚📚 2mo
annamatopoetry An absolute Portland must! 2mo
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Whole30, and subsequently Food Freedom Forever, are the two #selfhelp books I credit for freeing me of my restrictive ways. The ways I thought I had no choice but to live in in order to be healthy and in shape. I‘d be running on that 1200 calorie, cardio bunny loop endlessly if it weren‘t for these two books and for that I‘m forever grateful

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SamanthaMarie The Whole30 is such an incredible program!!! 🙌🏻 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻📚🙌🏻 2mo
OriginalCyn620 🙌🏼📚❤️😊 2mo
GingerAntics I need to read this book. I‘ve stopped dieting in the last few months, but I don‘t know what I should be doing. I‘m quickly getting into a dangerously unhealthy territory so I really need to get this all straightened out. 2mo
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The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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1. tagged. Should have bailed but it‘s so loved that I spent over a month picking it up and putting it back down waiting for it to get better. It didn‘t.
2. The Office. When reading myself to sleep doesn‘t work, I fall asleep listening to it almost nightly
3. Eggs scrambled with leftover veggies, a slice of Ezekiel toast and coffee
4. Pacific standard time (PST)
5. Green It 😂

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LibrarianJen I started the Night Circus back in April but haven't gotten around to finishing it. The story was interesting but I couldn't get sucked into the world. 2mo
PathfinderNicole I started The Night Circus like 2 years ago and just never finished it 😬. I couldn‘t get into it at all. (edited) 2mo
jb72 I finished it, but I didn‘t like The Night Circus either. 2mo
Ash.on.the.line Another night circus hater! 👏🏼😂 had to comment on yours as well! 2mo
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The Joy of Journaling | Bonita Wasniewski
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Anybody else get excited about new planners/journals?! 🌚📒

cobwebmoth Yes! 2mo
jb72 Oh that‘s a cool journal. 2mo
kstadt929 Love it!! Moon phases are so cool 🌚 I think I might need one! Where did you find it?? (edited) 2mo
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#Whatyoulove, this one is hard because there‘s SO many things I could pick. So I decided on this pic from this past Christmas because it has some of the 3 things I love most: wine 🍷 Rose 🐶 and faux fur vests 💁‍♀️ lol jkjk the third thing is Andrew of course 😉

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
Kimberlone Fur vest makes a great outfit! 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Cute pic! 😊 2mo
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Avanders ♥️♥️♥️ 2mo
DaveGreen7777 Awww, what a sweet picture! 😊 2mo
Nute Adorable family photo! 1mo
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Have a bit of a theme here for #somethingnew today. Up top, my Harry Potter shelf got a major update thanks to @Endowarrior21 😍 And on the bottom, HP Ravenclaw edition vans Andrew surprised me with that are doubling as my wedding shoes and my “something blue”. And yet another subtle way we‘re inserting HP into our wedding. Now the hard part is not wearing them until then!

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it!! Congratulations 🎊📚🙌🏻 💍 👰 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Congrats on your wedding! 💍🍾 2mo
GingerAntics I WANR RAVENCLAW SHOES!!! 2mo
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Mehso-so

I‘m not sure what it is. Maybe the fact that I loved Milk and Honey so much made me expect too much out of this one. But something about this one just didn‘t totally do it for me. There were a number of poems that made me feel all the feels. But if I hadn‘t needed to finish this to complete a readathon, I‘m not sure I ever would have.

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Flowers | Gail Saunders Smith
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A habit I got into when I found myself single for the first time in my adult life 6 years ago was buying myself #flowers. It‘s always nice to receive flowers from your SO, but it‘s just as satisfying to buy yourself something pretty

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OnlyYoo I do this too! It‘s so nice being able to arrange my own flowers too 😊 2mo
OriginalCyn620 I totally agree! I buy myself flowers all the time! 🌹 2mo
wanderinglynn ❤️ I do this too! There‘s nothing like having fresh flowers on your table. 💜💐 2mo
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ulrichyumiodd My boyfriend doesn‘t buy flowers, so I‘m the one buying them for him 😂 Then I get to enjoy them too! 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I agree!!! 🌺🌸❤️ 2mo
Nute One of coworkers buys flowers for herself to place on her desk at work. I found it a delightfully contagious thing to do!💐💕 2mo
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Hogwarts Classics | J. K. Rowling
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Holy crap @Endowarrior21 I am blown away by your thoughtfulness and generosity!! I don‘t even know where you managed to find all this stuff?! Thank you just doesn‘t seem like enough but thank you SO much!! My Ravenclaw heart is so happy #FAHS

Endowarrior21 I have my ways 😉 I am glad you love it 2mo
bullbunny She is amazing!! I got spoiled in the last one. I have Professor Mcgonagall from her ^^ 2mo
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When you live in a place as beautiful as the PNW, and especially with Mt Rainier in your backyard, you‘re almost obligated to love the outdoors. But hiking has truly become another #hobby of mine since moving here. And how could you not with views like that? Makes the 4 AM alarms worth it

#SelfImprovementSept

OriginalCyn620 Beautiful! ❤️ 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That is beautiful ❤️❤️ 2mo
Lady_Tigana_20 Gorgeous! 2mo
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annamatopoetry It's pretty, but I don't know if there is a single thing that can get me up at 4. I didn't know you were in WA! So am I, I'll keep enjoying Rainier at a distance tho 🙂 2mo
RvnclawWhovian @annamatopoetry oh awesome! Where at in Washington?! Trust me, I am not a morning person. But when you get back to the beginning of the trail and you see the masses of people showing up, you‘re real happy you‘re done lol. Plus, you‘re home before noon so plenty of time for a nap 2mo
annamatopoetry @RvnclawWhovian I'm in Seattle! 2mo
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Never done one of these before but I love me some self improvement. So let‘s start!

Reading Goals: My reading in August, for lack of a better word, sucked. Only read Managed to read 2 books because I finished Cruel Prince in one day. So my goal is simply to read at least a book a week to try and get back into my groove.

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks We are in the same boat!! I‘ve been in a reading funk lately 📚 We can do it!! 2mo
RvnclawWhovian @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks we got this! No better time to cozy up with a book than with fall approaching too 2mo
OriginalCyn620 Reasonable goal! You can do it! 😊 2mo
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Doctor Sleep: A Novel | Stephen King
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Went to go “look around” while Andrew was at Home Depot. Oops 🙃 this is why I‘m not allowed in Barnes & Noble unsupervised. My kind of Sunday funday! #bookhaul #barnesandnoble

Andrew65 😂😂😂 We‘re all like children in a candy store! 2mo
RvnclawWhovian @Andrew65 lol it‘s so true! Even his response “This is kinda on me, I should know better than to let you go there alone” was like something you‘d say to a kid 😂 2mo
SexyCajun Yasssssss!!!! 2mo
OnlyYoo Great picks! 2mo
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The Cruel Prince | Holly Black
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While the fiancé watched college football, I started and finished The Cruel Prince today. A couple chapters in I thought, “Well, good thing we don‘t have plans today because this is what I‘m doing”. Now I can officially say I read more than one book this month ??‍♀️ This one reeled me in fast and didn‘t let go. Good thing I bought the second book first by mistake lol! Review forthcoming when I catch up on my increasing backlog ?

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The Shining | Stephen King
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Thanks for the tag @DaveGreen7777!
1️⃣tagged! I‘ve been wanting for to read it for so long but for some reason never get around to picking it up
2️⃣I‘ve reread a few but I consistently reread the Harry Potter series
3️⃣no clue on the real number, but hundreds if not thousands
4️⃣”I‘ll Be Gone In the Dark”, loved it
5️⃣A few of my newest followers @whatrebeccasread @mandi1082 @TheEllieMo

#WondrousWednesday @eggs

flying_monkeys I‘m of the opinion that The Shining is best read in the winter, during a snowstorm 🤓 2mo
Eggs Thanks for playing 🤗🌺 2mo
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Rebel Angels | Libba Bray
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The Gemma Doyle trilogy continues with even more intrigue, magic and mystery. Gemma is navigating her abilities outside of school and with even more challenges than before. In addition to her magic, she now has to grapple with family problems and, as most teenagers do, love problems. On top of all of that, the question of who to trust becomes the center of it all. The second one leaves you eager for the final installment

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Oh heyyyy, remember me? I‘m still here haha 🙃 summer officially got crazy. Who woulda thought? I‘ve quite literally been gone more days this month than I‘ve been home. Whew! What better way to announce my reemergence into regular life and Litsy than this wonderful package I got yesterday from @Endowarrior21 for #FAHS. Can‘t wait to open it!!

Endowarrior21 You will be getting one more once your other book makes it to me. I am sorry again for the delay. 3mo
RvnclawWhovian @Endowarrior21 oh my gosh don‘t be sorry! Not a big deal 😊 3mo
DaveGreen7777 So nice to have you back on Litsy, @RvnclawWhovian , you‘ve been missed! 😊 3mo
RvnclawWhovian @DaveGreen7777 thanks Dave, missed my Litsy fam for sure 💜 3mo
Endowarrior21 😍 2mo
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Week 3 #BFCr2 Check-in:
-Average sleep up by 25 mins from last week
-more consistency with morning routine, still room for improvement on nightly routine
-steps were decent, work was abnormally busy so I should be able to improve
-worked out 4x this week
-meal prep still on point

An uneven week in some areas but still happy overall and always more room for improvement

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 A fantastic week! It‘s good to strive for more, but celebrate what you did accomplish! 🎉 4mo
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#BFCr2 week 2 check-in! Getting real and open here with y‘all: I did not do great at fitness and reading goals this week. But I had a big win, for me at least. I‘m heavier than I‘ve ever been. As someone who spent 9 years as a soccer and track athlete, to say I‘m uncomfortable in this body is an understatement. My fiancé and I had engagement pictures and I was dreading clothes shopping for it, let alone being in front of a camera. *Cont. below*

RvnclawWhovian I‘ve managed to avoid buying new clothes because I work from home and basically live in leggings and loose tops. Buying larger clothes meant I had to accept my current reality. But something crazy happened. Instead of feeling worse, wearing something that fit me and flattered my current body made me feel more confident. 4mo
RvnclawWhovian We got a few sneak peeks from our photographer and I feel like my newfound confidence from accepting my body really show through. That, and love of course 😊 4mo
Megabooks That is so true! I will read what you write next, but at 39, I weigh twice what I weighed at 24. Dressing in things that make you feel beautiful is important. And you look beautiful and in love and loved in that picture!! 💕💕 4mo
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Areader2 Great picture! 4mo
hermyknee You look absolutely radiant! 💕 4mo
JamieArc This is something that I learned recently as well ❤️ 4mo
Scochrane26 Love the pic! 4mo
BookwormAHN Fantastic pic and that is great 💐 4mo
wanderinglynn Beautiful photo! What I‘ve learned is that we are really the only ones who see our outer image as negative. Those that love & care for us see us as beautiful. Your inner light shines through & it‘s gorgeous. ❤️ As for your week, we all have down weeks. Refocus and keep moving forward. And the important thing is you didn‘t quit. You got this! 🙌🏻 4mo
tracey38 I totally get how you feel. And I want to say this picture is beautiful. 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful ❤️❤️ 3mo
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Catching up on #BFCr2 week 1 check-in because @wanderinglynn is awesome and giving us a grace period. Week 1 went pretty great for me activity and food wise which is a big one because moderation is something I struggle with. I‘m either all in or all out lol. Haven‘t finished either of the books I started but I was able to read everyday

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 4mo
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The Outsider | Stephen King
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Just can‘t pass up the opportunity to remind people he still hates Kubrick‘s adaptation of The Shining 😂

Cortg That‘s funny! 4mo
DaveGreen7777 He also gave the name “Koontz” to an inept night guard in “It”, which seemed to be a dig at rival author Dean Koontz... Mr. King does let his personal grudges seep into his work sometimes! 😂🤣😂 4mo
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Not book related, just wanted to say happy Saturday to my Litsy fam. Hope you‘re all having a good one 💜😊

DaveGreen7777 Hope you‘re having a wonderful weekend, Ashly! 😊 4mo
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Had a slow start to the official first day of #BFCr2 yesterday, today felt more like day 1 for me. Not bad considering work was crazy today. Bonus, wizards united took pity on me in my rural-ish area and gave me the Erumpent in my front yard lol

wanderinglynn Great steppage! 🙌🏻 5mo
Hufflepuffle This is how it felt for me too! Day 1 was a bit manic but day 2 felt like a proper start to the challenge. I felt I was actually going to get somewhere. Love the erumpent ❤️ (edited) 5mo
TheSpineView 🤩🤩🤩 5mo
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*Finally* getting around to posting my goals for #BFCR2. Took me a while because I kept changing them. In the end, I really focused on what needs my attention most that is also realistic. I‘m excited to participate with everyone. Let‘s do this!!!

wanderinglynn Great goals! Your less negative self-talk goes right along with our positivity focus! 💜 5mo
RainyDayReading I kept changing my goals around too! I have a feeling that I'll keep adjusting mine as we go along. Good luck with your goals! 5mo
Megabooks Prioritize sleep. That‘s a good one! 5mo
LazyOwl Love the last goal 5mo
Ash.on.the.line The last one is great!! 5mo
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The Robber Bride | Margaret Atwood
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Oh. My. Goodness @Avanders you freaking nailed it! I lost track of how many times I said “wow” lol. Also, you are a Tetris wizard lol because I have no clue how you got all that to fit in the box 😂 But seriously, literally everything I love was in this box. I don‘t even know which book I want to read first. And that sloth mermaid pin! How on earth did you find that?! And did you make that bag?! It‘s adorable! Thank you SO, SO MUCH!! #SSGP

AmyG That coffee is excellent! 5mo
RvnclawWhovian @AmyG it smells SO good! I can‘t wait to grind it up and brew it 5mo
BookishMarginalia Lovely! 5mo
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shellleigh33 ❤️❤️ The Nightingale 5mo
Avanders Yay!! Glad you like it ☺️☺️ I did not make the bag .. but someone did! Found it on Etsy 😁 Also, that Dr Who cookie cutter looked so cool — I hope it works well in practice! ♥️♥️♥️ 5mo
Avanders Oh and the sloth mermaid!! So cool .. also found on Etsy 😄 5mo
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Random impulse buy today. Georgia O‘Keeffe is one of my favorite artists

RaimeyGallant I opened Litsy thinking there must be some mistake. ;) Thanks for all the love! 5mo
Moony Ph I love this series by Taschen and o'Keeffe is really interessting. 5mo
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It | Stephen King
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We all float down here....

One of my favorite parts of LA‘s interactive art exhibit “I Like Scary Movies”

Bookwormjillk Creepy! 5mo
DaveGreen7777 “Beep beep, Richie!” 😱🤡🎈 5mo
Cathythoughts 😃👍🏻👍🏻 5mo
Nute This got my attention!🎈🤡 3mo
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The Outsider | Stephen King
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Little pre flight Cabernet and a new book 😊🍷

Trashcanman Safe travels. 5mo
RvnclawWhovian @Trashcanman thank you!! Luckily Seattle to Burbank is a pretty easy flight 5mo
Trashcanman @RvnclawWhovian Burbank CA? Wow if I'd nown I'd stand at the airport with your kitten tag. 5mo
RvnclawWhovian @Trashcanman haha that would have been awesome! And yep, Burbank CA. Born and raised in the Bay Area but my sister lives in WEHO now. Im coming to visit for a few days and for a concert and would much rather fly into Burbank than LAX (edited) 5mo
Trashcanman @RvnclawWhovian I hear that LAX is a nightmare 5mo
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1. 90‘s pop, specifically boy bands. The Backstreet Boys were my first concert in 5th grade
2. I‘ve really grown to love fall here in the PNW
3. Historical fiction or fantasy
4. It‘s been warm so I‘m on a smoothie kick. Current combo: plain almond milk, spinach, frozen banana, avocado, sunflower seed butter, protein powder and collagen greens powder
5. Will do!!

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chaoticgoodhufflepuff That sounds delicious! ❤️ 5mo
cobwebmoth Your smoothie sounds great! 5mo
wordslinger42 Nick Carter was my first crush 😁 5mo
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RvnclawWhovian @wordslinger42 I was a Brian lover all the way haha 5mo
Charityann Yes! Backstreet Boys😁 5mo
wordslinger42 @RvnclawWhovian Hahaha I once got into an intense argument in first grade with a girl who was in love with Brian! I had a Backstreet Boys notebook & to prove to her that Nick was cuter, I drew a halo over Nick's head & horns on Brian 😂😂😂 5mo
Scochrane26 You all make me feel old. Backstreet was big as I was graduating from college (My boy band as a kid was nkotb). Brian & Kevin are from my state, near where I live. 5mo
BiblioLitten Backstreet Boys!! 💕 5mo
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Switching up my morning routine a little. I usually read whatever book I‘m currently reading, but I‘m going to start reading more non-fiction in the morning. Think self-help, biographical, educational, just something different. This one has been on my TBR for quite a while and it‘s a chunker. I just feel like post yoga while sipping coffee is the perfect time for some non-fiction 😊 What are some of your morning routines? Do they involve reading?

jb72 I have no morning routine (really no routines at all). At some point feed all the animals, but that‘s about it. Plus I don‘t drink coffee which I think sets up a lot for routine. I do love nonfiction books. I read at least one a month. 5mo
LibrarianJen During working months I have a routine to get me and the kids out the door on time to go to our respective schools (daycare, elementary and I teach high school). This summer my routine seems to be coffee, breakfast, Litsy and something relaxing until 8:30, then I do yard work until about 9:30. Then I have pilates at 10 and alternate that with swimming. Then it‘s writing and catering to the kids. Most of my reading is in the evening. 5mo
Redwritinghood I always do a little reading with my morning cup of tea. 5mo
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Avanders 😂 oh man, I would *love* time to read in the morning!! Most mornings, I wake, get the bubs (just over 2), feed him, get him dressed, then start to get ready myself and rush out as soon as possible to arrive at work between 730 and 830 ... this will all have to be tightened up so I can be ready to leave by 715 starting next month! 🤭 But most evenings are a little slower.... 😉 5mo
minkyb Must read in bed before going to sleep! 5mo
RaimeyGallant Reading hasn't been a big part of my mornings in recent history, but will be again soon hopefully! Once I'm feeling better. 5mo
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The Familiars | Stacey Halls
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Whew, it has been a DAY! It‘s been a hot one too, at least by PNW standards. I believe this calls for a new book and an ice cold rosé cider

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Well this must be my lucky week because here‘s another swap I was really bummed out I missed! By the time I joined and figured out Litsy, the Spring at Hogwarts swap sign ups were closed. No way I‘m missing out on this one!! Thanks @Endowarrior21 I‘m super excited to join in!! Check out her post for more info and the sign-up link #fallathogwartsswap

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I was *super* bummed that I missed the first round of sign-ups for the Book Fitness Challenge. So when I saw @wanderinglynn was doing round 2, I was SO excited. Thank you so much for doing this again and I can‘t wait to embark on this challenge with everyone else! Check out her post for more details and let‘s do this! #BookFitnessChallenge #BFCR2

wanderinglynn Yay! 💙 Welcome aboard! So happy you‘re joining us! 5mo
Clwojick 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 5mo
akckitty I'm new too - so happy for this group! Good luck 👍 😁 5mo
bewareofwords 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 5mo
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@MrBook wanted to see our #litsyneighborhoods. While this isn‘t *technically* my backyard as I unfortunately don‘t live in a national park, Mt Rainier is a short drive away and I took this on a hike last summer. From Seattle to Tacoma, Mt Rainier is looming in the background everywhere on a clear day. Sometimes I still miss California, especially during rainy peak season, but having something like this in my backyard makes up for it

MrBook Oooh, wow! That place is on my bucket list! You‘re so lucky! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5mo
LibrarianJen So pretty! 5mo
Avanders Gorgeous. 😍 5mo
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