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TheBookKeepers

Joined December 2017

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The Housemaid by Freida McFadden
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Saint by Adrienne Young
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Still reminiscing about meeting TJ Klune last week!! He was the absolute sweetest human and I cannot wait to read the tagged book, coming out next year! Have you read any of his books??

UwannaPublishme How cool! 2w
DGRachel The House in the Cerulean Sea is my desert island book and I also loved Under the Whispering Door. I made my work book club read Cerulean. They were eager to read Whispering Door, and now they are all counting down with me to the release of this one! 2w
TheBookKeepers Love that @DGRachel ! I have under the whispering door on my upcoming TBR & I loved House in the cerulean sea 2w
Alfrazier21 I was there too!! And he was absolutely the nicest human ever. ❤️ 2w
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Hey Litsy fam! I run this super fun, intimate book group called The Book Keepers Community. We only open membership twice a year to give ppl time to join events & get to know one another.

If you‘re interested in finding a niche group of book lovers, we‘d ❤️to have you join! We do irl meet ups & retreats in the US, postal book clubs, buddy reads, readathons, watch parties, & more. Enrollment open thru 11/15. Post any Qs below & I‘m happy to answer

TheBookKeepers Oh and International friends get a discount with code: International2022 1mo
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Blackwater | Jeannette Arroyo
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This cup was on point today. Feeling a little stressed so I cuddled up with the tagged book and LOVED it! Immediately put me in a better mood and helped turn the night around. It features werewolves, spirits, and classic teen voices and experiences with a little paranormal thrown in. I loved the LGBTQ rep (trans M/M) and the disability rep (autoimmune disease). My only complaint is I wish it had more color instead of gray scale illustrations

Airykah13 I love that cup! 1mo
TheBookKeepers Thanks! @Airykah13 my sister got it for me 🥰 1mo
Cinfhen Great photo!!!! 1mo
DanaManiac I‘m glad the book helped you feel better! What a colorful drink! 1mo
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Frizzy | Claribel A. Ortega
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Absolutely beautiful!! I loved the plot, the characters, & the illustrations + color scheme was gorgeous. The story follows a young girl struggling w/ her family‘s & classmates bias of good hair vs bad hair. She dreams of embracing her natural curls. After facing bullies at school & ridicule from her family, she is left feeling hopeless until her Tia steps in. I love the msg of family & how the main character learns to stand proud in her choices.

Deblovestoread Pretty kitty 😻 1mo
MicheleinPhilly Oh hello there! 🤗 1mo
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Iron Widow | Xiran Jay Zhao
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I loved this book!! It reminded me of Transformers but in the best possible way 😂 the main character Zetian was unapologetically herself and set fully on revenge. Paired with a fierce prisoner, Shishin, (aka my new book boyfriend) she is determined to survive a world designed to kill her. The ending was pretty epic and I‘m looking forward to the next book!

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Belladonna | Adalyn Grace
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Here‘s the 🫖

I absolutely love this book! I read an early copy last fall & currently in the middle of a reread for my book club on Instagram since we‘re discussing it Friday. I love when books do these fun designs on the case and I honestly believe this book is just as beautiful on the inside as out - so I approve any judging a book based on cover in this event 😂

JamieArc Glad to see this review! I almost bought it last weekend because the hard copy was so gorgeous but wondered about the actual story. 2mo
TheBookKeepers Yes! I definitely recommend! 💕 @JamieArc 2mo
Velvetfur That's such a lovely photo 😊 2mo
TheBookKeepers Thank you!!! @Velvetfur 🥰 2mo
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All My Rage | Sabaa Tahir
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Sabaa Tahir's Ember in the Ashes series is one of my favorites, so I was eager to read her next novel and more so intrigued that the genre was Contemporary. She made the transition of genres flawlessly. The characters and teens were incredibly raw and authentic to me. Their experiences were gritty and messy. The prose inserted throughout was stunning and I was on an emotional rollercoaster the entire time.

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The Personal Librarian | Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray
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Finally got some shelving for our library we were renovating! I‘m so in love!! How do you guys organize your books?

I went with genre. But if I had multiple shelves of the same genre I grouped them as TBR or Read 😂

Suet624 Beautiful shelves! 6mo
Ruthiella Beautiful! 😍 I also (loosely) shelve by genre. 6mo
Amiable Gorgeous! I group by genre (fiction and nonfiction) and then by subject matter within the nonfiction. 6mo
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MaureenMc Love this! My organization is nearly nonexistent- simply divided into “read” and “unread.” 6mo
Kimberlone Fabulous shelves! I wish I had room for that many! 6mo
Soubhiville Very pretty! I group by genre, then shelves alphabetically by author. My TBR has an entire case to itself! Lol. 6mo
Nute Spectacular! I love to see people‘s book spaces!💕 6mo
Oryx Beautiful 6mo
Aims42 I organize by genre. I read an interview with an author who organizes her books by which books/characters could be good friends with other books/characters and I liked that 😊 6mo
Tamra Love it! 6mo
LiteraryinLawrence Gorgeous! I group into Fiction, Nonfiction, and YA. Within Fiction and YA it‘s alphabetical by author, and Nonfiction is by topic. But then I have the next 10 or so books I want to read in a different location altogether. 🤷🏻‍♀️ 6mo
LeahBergen It looks gorgeous! I shelve my genre, too. 6mo
Simona Your library looks perfect❣️I have just two categories on my shelves - fiction and nonfiction. 6mo
TheLudicReader Love your shelves. I organize by author‘s last name and I have an entirely different shelf for my tbr books, and another couple shelves for miscellaneous books including childhood books, university books, travel books etc. 6mo
TheBookKeepers Thank you everyone!!! I love seeing all the different ways everyone organizes their shelves! 🤗 6mo
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My final wrap up for #bookkeepersreadathon!
I finished 3 books & made a lot of progress on my other two! Can‘t wait to do it again 😊

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Forgot to post my update from yesterday! I‘ll finish up some reading tonight (maybe another book) to close out my readathon! #bookkeepersreadathon

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The One | John Marrs
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This book was such an experience and twisty hahaha! If you‘re looking for a fast paced immersive read check it out! A not so future world where DNA tests can find your soul mate. Follow 5 individuals as they learn who their perfect match is.

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Huda F Are You? | Huda Fahmy
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Loved this graphic novel! A story about finding your identity and a coming of age story of a young teen. Huda is such an authentic teen voice and I absolutely loved this. I truly hope this author continues the series bc I want more!

Patchshank I love her Instagram. I haven't read her book yet though. 7mo
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Today was a great day for me! Decided to DNF Saint X but then started The One on audiobook & loving it so far. I made it 20% into my beta read & to part 2 of Daughter of the Moongoddess. Tomorrow may not be as successful bc I am working, but I‘ll still try to squeeze some pages in! #BookKeepersReadathon

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Saint X | Alexis Schaitkin
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I made it about 35% into this thriller book and was bored. The way the story was narrated made it hard to connect with any of the characters and it was overly wordy imo. A slow burn of a thriller that wasn‘t capturing my interest. I looked up spoilers for how it ended and feel good about my decision to bail 😂 #bookkeepersreadathon

LiteraryinLawrence I read it years ago and rated it a so-so. From what I remember, you made a good choice! 7mo
TheBookKeepers @LiteraryinLawrence great to know!! Life‘s to short & my TBR too long to slog through books that aren‘t great 😆 7mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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I‘m doing an impromptu readathon Monday -Wednesday if anyone wants to join me use the tag #BookKeepersReadathon ! Trying to catch up on some book club reads & library holds while the hubs is gone for a work conference 😊 this is my tentative TBR

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Spells for Forgetting | Adrienne Young
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If you‘ve read Adrienne‘s YA books, her first adult novel is starkly different but still contains her signature touches of story telling. This book was a slower paced read for me as the story is unraveling mysteries of the past that haunts the island. Hints of magic are a strong undercurrent, as well as familial secrets, & an island town that sticks together. Told from an array of POVs & bounce b/t present day & the past. Haunting & atmospheric.

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Hey friends!!! Anyone seeking a bookish community with real connections (virtual and in person options), please come check out this new website. It answers a lot of questions & highlights what all the community entails. But you can expect book clubs, book swaps, READING RETREATS, meet ups and more. ❤️ enrollment is open until April 30

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I loved this book. It‘s a novel in verse about 2 girls who are best friends that have turned into something a bit more. First loves, toxic relationships, and beautiful prose - I loved it all. This tarot spread appears within the story and I couldn‘t resist included it with the photo ❤️❤️❤️ this book comes out April 5th . If you preorder then you can get 6 art prints with quotes from the novel. Check the authors IG for details

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Fresh | Margot Wood
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How do you feel about cussing in books? I for one find it hilarious if done in a way that‘s true to the character.

Loving this book so far. I watched a panel with Margot and she shared that she has ADHD and wanted to put the reader inside of the brain of her ADHD main character by utilizing the use of footnotes. So far I‘m loving the quirky format. Also the design of this book is absolutely beautiful.

TrishB I swear all the time, so reading it in books isn‘t odd for me! 11mo
TheBookKeepers @TrishB same 😂 11mo
megnews I don‘t mind it unless it seems forced and unnatural. I‘m glad you mentioned about how she wrote in the ADHD. My son has adhd and I‘ve often wondered what thinking is like for him. Stacked for that reason. 11mo
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TheBookKeepers @megnews my son does too and also why I picked this one up! ❤️ it kicks off with college move in day, so this one is upper YA. So far it‘s hilarious 🤣 11mo
TheBookHippie Doesn‘t bother me at all 🤷🏻‍♀️ I am like @TrishB … also F#*% is my favorite word. 11mo
TheBookKeepers Hahaha I love it @TheBookHippie 11mo
BiblioLitten Doesn‘t bother me. Sometimes that‘s the ONLY word which can truly express the meaning. Any context. 11mo
Darklunarose Doesn‘t bother me at all. Words are words and they can help express things. 11mo
rwmg It depends how much swearing there is. If there is too much (and how much iis too much varies a lot), it just gets boring, much as in in real life. But I prefer the swearing to be spelt out in full rather than with asterisks. 11mo
TheBookKeepers @BiblioLitten that is so true!! 11mo
TheBookKeepers @rwmg I agree if you‘re going to do it don‘t use asterisks. This was was the right amount and felt authentic to the characters 11mo
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@mklong @WanderingBookaneer @LazyDays #lmpbc

The next book just arrived! I‘m excited to dive in

mklong Oh good! Glad you finally got a book for this round? 11mo
mklong ?=!…why don‘t they let us edit comments?! 11mo
TheBookKeepers Yes me too! @mklong 😊 11mo
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Gods of Jade and Shadow | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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@Pogue TY so much for this fun swap pkg! I‘ve already opened the JoeJoes & YUM!! The vampire book sounds hilarious & I‘ve never heard of it! Gods of Jade was on my TBR 😍 The fridge poetry is super cool & I think it‘s going to be a big hit around our house 😂 I‘ve never heard of this game, but we absolutely love games in our house! TY for all the items & putting together a fun pkg for me! Happy new year!

#Bestof2021Swap hosted by @candority

Kangaj1 Our family loves that game! 11mo
TheBookKeepers @Kangaj1 I‘m so excited to play it tomorrow! 11mo
monalyisha Such a pretty floral pattern! Happy New Year! 🎉✨🌸 11mo
Pogue I am so glad you like everything. I loved Gods of Jade and Shadow. The vampire book is snarky! 11mo
candority That game looks great! 😊 11mo
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Luminous | Mara Rutherford
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#WinterSolsticeSwap hosted by @Chrissyreadit and @sprainedbrain

It‘s unboxing day!!! Omg I am so floored. @Gissy THANK YOU so so much! The thought and care with everything is absolutely perfect! I seriously love it all.

The fireproof bowl is going to be my new best friend. The Sagittarius print will be framed in my new library ASAP. I‘m swooning over the tarot deck. (Continued in comments)

TheBookKeepers The candle smells Devine. The wooden box I‘m going to use to store my crystals and sage items and get them out of their ziplock bag haha! Ugh I‘m just so happy! My bday was 12/16 so this swap feels like it doubles as a solstice celebration and bday 😂 Happy Solstice & again THANK YOU Gissy! 11mo
sprainedbrain Oh how lovely!! ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
Julsmarshall Wow! So beautiful 🥰 And happy birthday!🎉 11mo
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Gissy I‘m glad you liked the items. It was fun to go through your list. I even learned about the stones and the fireproof bowl. Happy belated birthday! I‘m really happy that you liked everything because I‘m always nervous waiting to see if my match likes what I send. Enjoy your time and reading🤗 11mo
MeganAnn What a fantastic box! @Gissy is the best! 😍❄️🌲✨ 11mo
Chrissyreadit 😍❄️🤍❄️😍- a fire proof bowl is always a great idea 😘 11mo
Gissy @MeganAnn These swaps is like an opportunity to know your match. I really fun going through the posts to see what the person likes🤗 11mo
MeganAnn @Gissy that‘s what I love about swaps too! ❤️ 11mo
TheBookKeepers Yes @MeganAnn I agree, @Gissy spoiled me!! 🤩 I love these swaps! So fun learning and sharing with each other 🖤 11mo
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You've Got Mail | Kate G. Smith
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candority Wonderful! 😊 12mo
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Check in: Being Present | Virginia Loh-Hagan

Hey poetry group! Just wanting to check in. I haven‘t received my poetry book yet for Dec round and wasn‘t sure if @WanderingBookaneer successfully received my copy of Love Poems that I mailed? I know it‘s a busy time of year, but just felt the need to check in since I haven‘t talked with you all since sign up 😊 @LazyDays @mklong

WanderingBookaneer I‘ve yet to receive it (do you have a tracking number), but @mklong received the book I sent. 12mo
TheBookKeepers @WanderingBookaneer yes i just checked it and says expected delivery today 🤞 12mo
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mklong I have mailed mine to @lazydays but am ashamed to say that I mailed it today 🙈 I‘m sorry, this time of year is so nuts, but I promise to get the next rounds out on time. 12mo
WanderingBookaneer I just got Love Poems! 11mo
TheBookKeepers @LazyDays have you mailed your lmpbc poetry book yet? 11mo
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You've Got Mail | Kate G. Smith
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WinterSolsticeSwap has arrived! @Chrissyreadit and @sprainedbrain

Chrissyreadit 🤍❄️🎉❄️🤍 12mo
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Hitting the post office today! Mailing out final packages for:

Poetry #LMPBC @Wanderingbookaneer @lazydays @mklong

#WinterSolsticeSwap hosted by @SprainedBrain & @Chrissyreadit

#Bestof2021Swap hosted by @Candority

kellyann28 Okay, Santa 😂 12mo
TheBookKeepers Hahahaha like for real tho 😂 @kellyann28 this also included the Jolabokaflod & our Postal Pages Book Club & something Derrick sold on Poshmark LOL I was busy packaging. Definitely felt like Santa! 12mo
candority Yay! 📚 12mo
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Santa in the City | Tiffany D. Jackson
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Loved this new Children‘s book! Deja has lots of questions regarding the logistics of how Santa could possibly be real & visit city kids. Thus, her family and community help her by explaining their answers to her inquiries. The illustrations were absolutely beautiful and captured the Christmas spirit! Highly recommend!

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Love Poems | Nikki Giovanni
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@mklong @LazyDays @WanderingBookaneer I‘ll be mailing this tomorrow! #lmpbc

TheBookKeepers @mklong & @WanderingBookaneer I have not been successful at reaching Alicia via Litsy or email. I‘d recommend not sending her the next poetry book for our round until we get a response, since I never got the book from our first round from her. 11mo
mklong Oh, I hope she‘s okay! But I agree, and will send Jeimy‘s book to you. 11mo
TheBookKeepers @mklong @WanderingBookaneer do you guys know where Love Poems ended up last? Jeimy I mailed your poetry book last month so I hope you got it safely, my tracking shows delivered 🤞 10mo
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mklong I have it and just finished it! Will mail it tomorrow. 10mo
TheBookKeepers Ok thanks!! @mklong I lost track of the deadlines & wanted to check in when I saw the next round sign ups were up lol 10mo
WanderingBookaneer The only poetry book I received (besides my own) was Love Poems. I don‘t recall reading anything else. 10mo
TheBookKeepers Great I‘m glad yours made it back okay @WanderingBookaneer - loved your pick. Yes Alicia never mailed hers nor Katie‘s 😕. 10mo
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I‘m mailing out the first package for @Pogue #Bestof2021Swap #Bestof2021 @candority

candority Wow! You‘re on top of it 👏📚 12mo
TheBookKeepers @candority I‘m nervous about holiday media mail shipping - so hopefully this makes it on time 😂 I‘m still curating the other box but it won‘t be media mail 12mo
candority @TheBookKeepers Always better safe than sorry! 😊 12mo
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This Poison Heart | Kalynn Bayron
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@DanaManiac I finally finished! I thoroughly enjoyed this one, thank you for sharing it and giving me the extra time to finish it late ❤️ I‘ll mail it back to you tomorrow! Great round ladies!! @kellyann28 @Johanna414 #lmpbc

DanaManiac Oh yay! I‘m so glad you liked it. I can‘t wait to read everyone‘s comments ☺️ 12mo
kellyann28 Excited for book 2 to come out 😍 12mo
TheBookKeepers @kellyann28 me too!! I have questions needing answered 😂 12mo
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DanaManiac The book came and I loved reading everyone‘s comments! I kept laughing and yelling “I know, right?!” 🤣🤣 @Johanna414 @kellyann28 12mo
kellyann28 @DanaManiac 😂😂 This was a fun one to write on! 12mo
Johanna414 @DanaManiac This one was so fun! 12mo
TheBookKeepers Hahaha it was great! All the books this round really were! @DanaManiac glad it made it back to you ! Happy holidays (edited) 12mo
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@phantomx I finished! @WanderingBookaneer I‘m going to send this back to you to hold/keep while you wait on the other books from Sam. I attached y‘all in the email correspondence this morning. Thanks for a great round of poetry! #lmpbc

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Home Is Not a Country | Safia Elhillo
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Got this back today. Thank you all for sharing pieces of your own stories with me in the margins. I truly enjoyed reading everyone‘s notes! ❤️#lmpbc @WanderingBookaneer @phantomx @SamAnne

WanderingBookaneer I never received the Lorca book. 13mo
TheBookKeepers Oh no @WanderingBookaneer @SamAnne are you still reading it? 13mo
TheBookKeepers Looking at Sam‘s page she‘s been inactive for 3 weeks and the latest posts have other inquiries regarding sign ups etc. I wonder if something happened and she‘s okay? Maybe we should try shooting an email to her or even mail a note? Sam was in the last round and always followed through so makes me think something could be up. @WanderingBookaneer @phantomx 13mo
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WanderingBookaneer I saw that too. I‘ve been concerned. 13mo
TheBookKeepers @WanderingBookaneer I‘ll hold off on sending back Postcolonial love poems until we hear from her 13mo
WanderingBookaneer Sounds like a plan. 13mo
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This got delivered to the wrong apt but our office had it (they didn‘t notify me lol) anyways it is here!!!! #lmpbc @WanderingBookaneer @phantomx @SamAnne

WanderingBookaneer I hope you love it as much as I did! 13mo
WellReadCatLady Loved this book! 13mo
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Yay picking out books is always one of my favorite parts! Here are my contenders I‘ll add links in the comments below. Please let me know if you‘ve read any already/any vetoes, or if any stand out to you more than others! 😊 @WanderingBookaneer @mklong @LazyDays #lmpbc

Mary‘s Monster is tagged - this is a graphic novel + poetry collection telling the biography of Mary Shelley using a compilation of her own written works

TheBookKeepers I read an intro by this author in Claudia Rankines book Citizen and loved it. She‘s been on my TBR for a while 14mo
TheBookKeepers This is a YA novel in verse I‘ve heard great things about 14mo
TheBookKeepers I‘ve absolutely loved the few Nikita Gill books I‘ve read and this and the next book are both on my TBR 14mo
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WanderingBookaneer I had Punching the Air as something I‘d suggest. I haven‘t read any of these and would read any of them. I will say I‘m not a huge fan of Nikita Gill. 14mo
mklong I would vote either Mary‘s Monster or Nikki Giovanni, but I‘m willing to give anything a go 14mo
LazyDays Ya you all I out the wrong email address 14mo
LazyDays Would one of you email me the information please. lazydayslitsy@gmail.com 14mo
TheBookKeepers @LazyDays do you have any preference on these options? 14mo
LazyDays Thank you! 14mo
LazyDays They all look good to me! 14mo
TheBookKeepers Okay I bought all 3 😂 (less the 2 by Nikita Gill) and will make a final decision once they are delivered and I can flip through them! I‘ll keep y‘all posted @LazyDays @mklong @WanderingBookaneer 14mo
TheBookKeepers @LazyDays @mklong @wanderlustywriter I decided to go with Love Poems! 13mo
mklong Sounds great!! I am so excited about this round! 13mo
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Wow. What an epic story!! Absolutely loved the entire thing, zero complaints.

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Things in Jars | Jess Kidd
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@DanaManiac @Johanna414 @kellyann28 #lmpbc I just finished this up (a little late due to house buying & adulting things). I‘ll mail it out tomorrow!

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This Poison Heart | Kalynn Bayron
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kellyann28 Enjoy! 🎉 1y
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Some Mistakes Were Made | Kristin Dwyer
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Wow. I devoured this book in 24 hours. The angst and tension built for me at the 25% mark and stayed on HIGH all the way through the end. It was absolutely beautiful. With complex characters and the high stakes of first love. It left me feeling all the feelings and quickly earned a place on my favorites shelf. Preorder this one friends! Available summer 2022 - on netgalley now for request

Soubhiville It‘s so purple and I love that! I‘ll look for it. 💜 1y
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Tea Dragon Society | Katie O'Neill
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I absolutely loved this graphic novel trilogy! All are available on kindle unlimited & I recommend reading them back to back. They are hard to put down!

Expect found family, LGBTQ & disability rep, magic, and heart felt messages good for all ages. Book 1 & 2 read as independent stories with Book 3 tying them together. Bonus excerpts for tea dragon lore at the end of each book are a must read!

AutumnRLS 1y
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This was hard to put down! Loved it, I added loads of notes 😂 #lmpbc @phantomx @WanderingBookaneer @SamAnne

Texreader What a little sweetheart you have there. ❤️🐈‍⬛ 1y
SamAnne Looking forward to it. And I received the Lorca book in the mail this weekend! 1y
WanderingBookaneer Yay! I loved it as well. 1y
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WanderingBookaneer Your kitty looks like our #DavidCat 1y
TheBookKeepers @WanderingBookaneer hahaha they do look like twins!! 1y
TheBookKeepers @Texreader thank you!! He‘s a sweetheart 1y
TheBookKeepers Yay! I have this one packaged and will mail it out today @SamAnne 1y
TheBookKeepers @WanderingBookaneer did you get this one? 13mo
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Poet in New York/Poeta En Nueva York | Frederico Garcia Lorca
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Finished! I‘ll drop this in the mail this week! #lmpbc @phantomx @SamAnne @WanderingBookaneer

I enjoyed learning about this poet and this collection! Thanks for sharing!

SamAnne Looking forward to it! 1y
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Got this back today! Thanks for the fun round @kellyann28 @Erinreadsthebooks @ads0123 #lmpbc

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The Witch's Heart | Genevieve Gornichec
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Absolutely loved this one! I‘ll get it mailed out this week @kellyann28 @DanaManiac @Johanna414 #lmpbc

Also I got Things in Jars already because Kelly is on top of life! 😘

Johanna414 Kelly is always on top of things!! 1y
slategreyskies Is that a jar of jasmine? 1y
TheBookKeepers @slategreyskies yes! I use it in my bubble baths 😍 1y
slategreyskies That‘s a good idea! I have some jasmine and wasn‘t sure what to use it for. :) 1y
kellyann28 😂😂 You and @Johanna414 are just buying into the illusion 1y
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Poet in New York/Poeta En Nueva York | Frederico Garcia Lorca
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phantomx Yess! Enjoy the collection 1y
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Home Is Not a Country | Safia Elhillo
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@SamAnne @WanderingBookaneer @phantomx

Sorry I‘m late sending this one, we‘re in the process of home shopping and it‘s been crazy. I‘ll be on better schedule with the next ones! This will go out in the mail today ❤️ #lmpbc

SamAnne No worries! I too am late….getting mine in the mail today. 1y
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The Witch's Heart | Genevieve Gornichec
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Kelly‘s pick arrived today and I have mine packaged to mail out to Dana! @kellyann28 @DanaManiac @Johanna414 #lmpbc

DanaManiac Yay! I can‘t wait- hard to believe it‘s time for our August reads already!! 1y
TheBookKeepers Right! Where did summer go? 😂 @DanaManiac 1y
kellyann28 You gotta tell me your thoughts on this after you read it. I can't wait the 3 months to find out! 1y
TheBookKeepers Haha no problem! @kellyann28 1y
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Pickpick

Absolutely loved this one!! The research behind it is mind blowing, definitely read the author‘s acknowledgments and the bonus interview in the back.

A trip to China, a glimpse into a remote culture, and an immersive tea education. I‘m planning to buy a tea sampling kit through a site the author recommends in the back!

#lmpbc @kellyann28 @DanaManiac @Johanna414

TrishB I‘ve been to a tea feasting ceremony in China. It was amazing 😁 1y
DivineDiana I attended a Lisa See event at a local bookstore when this was released. Watched an online interview with her last night. She is remarkable, and said the research is her favorite part. 1y
kellyann28 I'm not a tea drinker but maybe I will be after this book 😂 1y
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Johanna414 I can‘t wait for this one! And I‘m already a tea drinker, so I imagine I‘ll be drinking a lot of it while I read this 🤣 1y
TheBookKeepers @TrishB that is so cool!!! 1y
TheBookKeepers @DivineDiana you can tell it‘s very well researched! I absolutely loved it, and that even sounds amazing! I‘m adding her to my list of authors to meet and will be reading her other books as well 1y
TheBookKeepers @Johanna414 I had my chai next to me basically the whole time!! I hope you love it! 1y
TheBookKeepers @kellyann28 😂 i think you‘ll love the history and detail around the tea culture!! 1y
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Blood & Honey | Shelby Mahurin
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Gods and Monsters is out today! If you need a recap of either of these books, Serpent & Dove or Blood & Honey. Click this link to visit my podcast and get a recap! (Also available on Apple Music, Castos, and other main podcast platforms under “the book keepers”

https://open.spotify.com/show/3DBdyDsMpsIqgUcP58ewbp?si=VpHjCuBASD-ytkk-r46WhQ&d...

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Vintage Hughes | Langston Hughes
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Finished! I‘ll be mailing this out tomorrow! Thanks for the amazing round of poetry reads #lmpbc @WanderingBookaneer @SamAnne @rachelm

SamAnne Loved this #LMPBC group! 1y
rachelm It was so fun! 1y
TheBookKeepers @SamAnne I just found this package in my husbands truck, he forgot to mail it for me! I‘m sorry I‘ll get it mailed ASAP 1y
SamAnne @TheBookKeepers no worries! 1y
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