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Joined December 2016

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. - Frederick Douglass.
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Convenience Store Woman | Sayaka Murata
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I sent my niece my copy of Convenience Store Woman because she liked the cover and thought it sounded interesting. She had it with her while out to dinner with a friend. They decided to see if they could copy the rice ball on the cover. I think they did a pretty good job.

Weisubei So cute ☺️☺️ 2y
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I took a walk through my old neighborhood, walked past a restaurant I used to go to all the time 25 years ago, and saw this sign. Harper Lee Way. Apparently she had an apartment upstairs at 1st Ave and 82nd St.

britt_brooke 💚 2y
Leftcoastzen 😃👏 2y
GingerAntics Cool! 2y
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Even though I already have 5 different editions of HP and the Sorcerer‘s Stone I couldn‘t resist buying this new edition illustrated and designed by MinaLima. It took 3 paperweights to hold this foldout page of Diagon Alley open. The matching poster is below the book. The illustrations are intricate and beautiful

GypsyKat Ohhhh I‘m so tempted by this! 😍😍😍 2y
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Yesterday I went shopping for gifts for my niece and two friends. I got two books for two of them. But then I bought 10 books for myself. I have no idea where I‘m going to put them now that my Halloween decorations are taking up an entire bookshelf. I have no self control.

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Reading about surfing on a cold, dark and windy beach day. We are all wrapped in beach towels and wraps. At least it has stopped raining - for now

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The Empire of Gold | S. A. Chakraborty
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A mini book haul. Really looking forward to reading Empire of Gold for an August reading challenge at #LibraryThing
I‘ll actually be reading it on my Kindle because it‘s huge. I just want the physical book to complete my book set.

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In June I read ( well, listened to)!this non-fiction book about the children‘s television revolution of the early 1970s. Sesame Street, The Electric Company, and Zoom are amongst the shows discussed. I also learned about Ursula Nordstrom, the Children‘s book editor and publisher responsible for Harriet the Spy, Charlotte‘s Web, Stuart Little, Where the Wild Things Are, and other great children‘s books.

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The hallway and elevator walls in the hospital where I work are covered with drawings and letters from kids from all over the world. Probably from school projects. The outpouring of love and support during a crisis never ceases to amaze me. This note in one of the elevators is my favorite. I like to imagine that it is from a young book lover.
#nursesoflitsy

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1) I just read this delightful book two weeks ago so it was the first title that popped into my head.
2) Green has been my favorite color for the last 45 years. Lately I‘m liking yellow also.
3) Advocating for others, esp those that can‘t advocate for themselves.
4) Anyone who hasn‘t joined in already - feel free to post- even if it isn‘t Friday any more.

#Friyayintro
@4thhouseontheleft @howjessreads

Thanks for the tag @TieDyeDude

Nute I just ordered the book that you tagged earlier this week. So happy to see many positive comments about it on Litsy! 2y
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I read these two graphic novels, plus FCBD: Our Favorite Thing is My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris on my Kindle for #comicthon Loved Locke & Key and the Ferris. I remain so-so on the Umbrella Academy books but I love the show.

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I‘m currently reading this book and finding the information fascinating. I got to the section about “drunken forests” and had to go searching for images. Poor trees- but they keep on fighting to live and grow.

Soubhiville What?! Ok please tell me how this happens! I‘m very curious. 3y
VioletBramble @Soubhiville This happens to trees that are half grown- about 10 feet tall - in areas where there is a lot of snow, avalanches, shifting ground, like on hillsides, and in areas of melting permafrost. The trees are bent due to all the pressure. When the stressor is removed they continue growing upward. 3y
Soubhiville Wow, survivor trees! Cool, thanks. 3y
Nute That is a sight to see! So happy that they survive and continue to grow toward the sky. 💚🌳 2y
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The Shortest Day | Susan Cooper
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So the shortest day came, and the world died, and everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world came people singing, dancing, to drive away the dark. They lighted candles in the winter trees; they hung their homes with evergreen; they burned beseeching fires all night long to keep the year alive. And when the new year‘s sunshine blazed awake they shouted, reveling.

I ordered this book for Winter Solstice. It arrived in March. Beautiful.

MynameisSnow Pretty 2y
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I received this book through #LibraryThing ‘s Early Reviewers Program.
Peters pairs 24 classic poems with beautiful illustrations. My favorites are Juke Box Love Song by Langston Hughes, Birches by Robert Frost (both pictured) and Conscientious Objector by Edna St. Vincent Millay. The illustrations throughout are gorgeous

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Linus: “Yes, a shower and a nap. I might not even wake up until morning. I can certainly miss a meal. Especially after having cherry ice cream. (He paused) I didn‘t even like it.”
That was a lie. It had been delicious. It tasted like childhood.

I listened to this delightful book on Audible. It was just the right, light, charming read I needed to help me relax during these hectic Covid days.

LiteraryinLawrence Delightful is the perfect word. I just fell in love with all of the kids. Lucy! Chauncey! 3y
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In case any #BookCon attendees didn‘t get the notification: #BookCon2020 has been postponed until July 25 & 26 due to Novel Corona virus concerns.

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Muse of Nightmares | Laini Taylor
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I really enjoyed this series. It‘s filled with characters I instantly liked and cared about, amazing world building, beautifully written dream sequences, and a story I didn‘t want to stop reading. Heartbreaking but beautiful.

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Star | Yukio Mishima
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Mehso-so

This Japanese novella was first published in 1961. It was translated into English and published in 2019. Mishima was a famous director, actor, and author.
Rikio is a 23 year old actor, a “heart throb”, with legions of fans who follow his every move. He‘s exhausted from working and being unable to escape the gaze of others. He feels disoriented and about to lose everything.
The book is about how we can‘t escape how others perceive us.

Suet624 Sounds interesting! 3y
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Gideon the Ninth | Tamsyn Muir
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I regret listening to this on audiobook. There are a large amount of characters with long names and shortened names and houses with different focuses. There is a lot of fast action. I was often confused and had to rewind. I loved the two main characters and the story. Actually I often hated Harrow more than loved her. The ending was devastating. Will definitely get the sequel in a physical book form. Any book with necromancy makes my TBR list.

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Greenglass House | Kate Milford
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The third book I read from the #NewYearWhoDis list from @Bookishthoughts .This was my favorite.
A middle grade read. Milo‘s family owns an old inn that primarily caters to smugglers. Five guests unexpectedly show up at Christmas time. When things start disappearing from guest rooms Milo and his new friend Meddy, begin playing an RPG with the goal of finding the missing objects and the thief.
I enjoyed this start to finish.I already have the sequel

LazyDays Love this one! Can't wait to read the second book. So glad you enjoyed!💗 3y
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The Winter Sisters | Tim Westover
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A city doctor moves to a Georgia mountain town, where he witnesses the amazing healing abilities of the local practitioners of herbal medicine, the Winter Sisters. He decides to join in practice with them. When a beloved daughter of the town gets rabies the Sisters are blamed. The doctor and the sisters must use all their knowledge to win against superstition.
This book is a pick but I was somewhat disappointed. I expected more.

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A General Theory of Oblivion | Jos Eduardo Agualusa
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A woman, Ludo, survives 28 years alone in a penthouse apartment during the Angolan civil war. The narrative goes back and forth between her story and a few other people, mainly revolutionaries. These short vignettes seem all over the place but by the end it all makes sense.
This is the 2nd book I read from the #NewYearWhoDis list from @Bookishthoughts
I liked it and have already passed it on to a coworker.

LazyDays Man girl you are on fire! This is one of my favorite books,will always be on my top 5 of recommendations. I am halfway through Strange the Dream. I thought that book I kept tagging you in was on your list 🤦😆 3y
LazyDays Glad you enjoyed it 3y
VioletBramble @Bookishthoughts I have read 7 books this month. That‘s more than I usually manage. Unfortunately I was able to do it because of plumbing issues since the 11th. I‘ve been reading and studying in the library while plumbers rip apart my bathroom. I thought it was over but last night my upstairs neighbor‘s toilet started leaking. Maintenance just left after ripping down my wet ceiling. Ugh! Thank God I rent. 3y
LazyDays @VioletBramble oh wow no joke, good thing you do rent.😬 3y
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General Theory of Oblivion | Jos Eduardo Agualusa
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I‘m hoping to finish this book later today. There are major plumbing repairs happening in my apartment- and the two below mine. I‘m hanging out in the library. I did a couple of Pediatric Continuing Education modules this morning. Planning to pleasure read this afternoon. After that I guess my plan is to clean my bathroom. And check the apartment for any critters that might have come in via the open bathroom wall. So gross.

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I finished this the other day. I had started it in August but stopped around page 40 and put it aside. I don‘t remember why. It didn‘t take long to get back into the book and once I did I really enjoyed it. I loved the descriptions of the marsh and it‘s inhabitants. I loved all the science. I liked Kya, Jumpin‘, Mabel and Tate and their story together. A part of the ending related to poetry was a little weird. I expected the rest of the ending.

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A General Theory of Oblivion | Jos Eduardo Agualusa
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Today‘s book mail. Two witch related books I pre-ordered a while ago were finally published. The tagged book is one of the #NewYearWhoDis books on my list from @Bookishthoughts . The story sounds really interesting. I am a little worried because it was short listed for the Man Booker prize. I have a bad history with the Booker winners I‘ve read. Whatever the Booker committee looks for in a book is not what i look for in a book.

LazyDays I hope you enjoy it! The translation was smooth. The story was a little over the place but was fascinating. It's one of my top book recommendations. 3y
VioletBramble @Bookishthoughts the edition I have is from Archipelago Books. I have loved everything I‘ve read from them. This gives me hope despite it being Booker listed. 3y
monalyisha One of my favorite things about this book was the size & shape of it, & how it felt in my hands. A+ book design! 3y
VioletBramble @monalyisha All the books from Archipelago Books are pleasing to the hand. I love the size and the textured covers. 3y
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I have known the story of Nellie Bly‘s stay in the Asylum on Blackwell‘s Island for some time. Thanks to #NewYearWhoDis and @Bookishthoughts I have finally read her words. I live on Roosevelt Island- formerly Blackwell‘s. My friend Judy is the island historian. She dresses like Nellie Bly to give tours to tourists. She has shown me papers in the archives about the madhouse and Bly. It was fascinating to read her firsthand account.

VioletBramble A warning: avoid the Kindle version. The text looks like a bad fax from the 80s. Luckily I was able to walk down the street and get a paper copy (and a mug) from the gift shop. 3y
LazyDays Wow what an awesome way to experience her book! Glad you like it. 3y
LazyDays This was my 1st time hearing about her. I think there is a show on prime? 3y
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VioletBramble @Bookishthoughts I haven‘t heard of a show but I did see the horrible fictionalized movie with Christina Ricci and Judith Light on Lifetime last year - Escaping the Madhouse. It was interesting to watch to get visuals of the mistreatment of the patients. They changed Bly‘s story to someone with actual amnesia who just happened to be a journalist. Oy! The acting was good but I didn‘t like the changes to the story. 3y
LazyDays @VioletBramble I'll have to check that out. Them Lifetime movies really get me sometimes! 3y
monalyisha I still can‘t believe your connection to this book on your list! 3y
VioletBramble @monalyisha I know. I can‘t believe I hadn‘t read the book yet. It was long overdue. 3y
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This represents my planned reading for January. I‘ve already started the tagged book. I‘m reading 10 Days in a Madhouse and Greenglass House on Ebook for #NewYearWhoDis. A 3rd book, A General Theory of Oblivion should be here on Friday. The earphones represent Gideon the Ninth on audiobook. Cursed is a book I‘d like to get to this month but won‘t push myself if it doesn‘t work out. The purple notebook is my 2020 reading tracker.

tracey38 I used The Bookworm Life planner last year and plan to use it again this year. It was fun. 🙂💜 3y
LiteraryinLawrence @tracey38 @VioletBramble That looks like a well designed planner! So I have a bullet journal that I was going to start using again for reading tracking in 2020, but I wonder if this would be easier. What do you like about it? 3y
tracey38 @LiteraryinLititz I like that it's specifically designed for readers but gives you the flexibility to make it your own. It also has some extra fun features like pages for your favorite quotes, books to movies, graph pages to do whatever you want with. Has monthly and weekly views to keep track of when you start/finish books, and lots more. 3y
tracey38 @LiteraryinLititz If you go to Etsy, and to PeanutButterTaco's store, look up her The Bookworm Life Reading Planner, it'll show you some pages inside. 3y
VioletBramble @LiteraryinLititz yes, check out Etsy if you‘re interested. She has good photos posted. Last year I used the weekly planner. It was bigger than I needed as I rarely read more than 7 books a month, so this year I got the Monthly. I tried BuJo for a few years but I‘m not artistic. This is already set up, the graphics are bright and I buy stickers from her shop to denote book format - ebook, audio, book- to help organize my books. 3y
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New Year, New You | Steve Pacer
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In 2019 I managed to read 70 books. 5 books over my planned 65. A big plus, I also managed to get more sleep which was my main overall goal for the year. For next year I‘m only planning to set a goal of 50 books. I will likely read more but I have some projects that will take up time and I don‘t want to stress myself. I‘ll once again be doing the Category Challenge at #LibraryThing, NonFictionCAT, and #NewYearWhoDis. Happy Reading in 2020!📚

Lindy Hooray for sleep! And well done on your reading challenge. 🥳 3y
Liatrek Happy New Year 🎉🎉 3y
tracey38 Happy New Year! I finished last night having read 70 books for the year as well. 🙂📚 3y
VioletBramble @tracey38 Yay for completing 70 books.! It‘s such a good number. Happy New Year! 3y
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My New Year‘s Eve reading and dinner. (Black eyed pea salad and an orange for good luck)! I‘ve had a migraine since work yesterday. I‘m planning to relax and read, and most likely be in bed before midnight. Unless all the caffeine I ingested for the headache keeps me awake. Happy New Year!🎉🎊

Jas16 Hope your migraine goes away soon. 3y
QuietlyLaura Happy New Year! I hope your migraine goes away soon. 💕🎉 3y
VioletBramble @Jas16 Thank you. 3y
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VioletBramble @QuietlyLaura Thanks Laura. 3y
rabbitprincess Hope your migraine goes away soon. Here‘s to a happy and healthy 2020 😊 3y
Tamra Kick that migraine! 3y
LauraBrook Migraines are not welcome in 2020! Here‘s hoping you‘re feeling better. Happy New Year, VB! 3y
VioletBramble @rabbitprincess @Tamra Thank you. This morning the migraine is a shadow of its former self. I‘m feeling much better. 3y
VioletBramble @LauraBrook Hi Laura! I haven‘t seen your name around here in ages. I hope you and your mom are doing well. Happy New Year! 3y
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My last books of 2019. Little,Big is a re-read (4th time) that I read slowly through the year. The tagged book is a pretty good collection of poetry about finding identity. I also listened to two Audible originals: Viva Durant and the Secret of the Silver Buttons and Holiday Greetings from Sugar and Booze. Both were cute and short. Still trying to finish Fascism: A Warning.

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I spent the holidays working Pediatrics with this crew. Most of us in this photo celebrate Hanukkah, Solstice or Kwanzaa but a couple celebrate Christmas. This is our yearly unit Christmas photo. I spent today vegging and ordering Kindle book deals. I got 8 books including the tagged book which I got for #NewYearWhoDis
I hope everyone is recuperating from their holiday fun.

Megabooks I‘ve worked as a vet over the holidays, and I‘m always thankful for all the medical professionals taking time away from their families to ensure everyone and everything‘s health! 3y
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Today I celebrated Solstice/ early Christmas with my family. I got a couple of books. On the right is my Jolabokaflod book- Barbarian Days - and chocolates from my niece. Initially we planned to open the Jolabokaflod books on Christmas Eve as per tradition. We realized that none of us will see each other that day and decided to open those gifts together.

alisiakae That gratitude journal looks awesome! 3y
VioletBramble @4thhouseontheleft It has sections f 3y
VioletBramble Ugh. My phone is acting bizarrely. It has sections for Asshole of the Day, Today‘s Shit List. Stuff like that. 3y
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New Year, New You | Steve Pacer
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This is the reading list from @Bookishthoughts for #NewYearWhoDis. I haven‘t read any of these books. Some I had never even heard of.
I‘m planning to start with Ten Days in a Madhouse by Nellie Bly. I live on the island where the “madhouse” is located. In January the editor of the latest edition of the book is coming to the island to speak. Seems like a great time to finally get this one off the TBR pile.
Also planning to get to # 1 and #7.

LazyDays I really hope you enjoy some of these! 3y
LazyDays That does sound really fitting for "Ten days in the madhouse" 3y
monalyisha What! How serendipitous! 3y
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Happy Winter Solstice!!🕊❄️

tracey38 I was just thinking about this earlier! 3y
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Happy Winter Solstice! 🕊❄️
Blessed Yule! 🎄

Four hours away from actual solstice at 2319 here on the east coast of the US. I‘m hanging out with my mother. We‘re having a Solstice/ Early Christmas brunch with the family tomorrow.

BarbaraTheBibliophage Sounds lovely! 3y
umbrellagirl If you‘re still awake at 23.19, go outside and look for shooting stars! 3y
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Stardust | Neil Gaiman
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I‘m watching the movie adaptation of Stardust. This is one of my favorite book to movie adaptations. Plus, it‘s such a fun movie. This is my third viewing this week. Has this become a holiday classic?

GingerAntics That would be an AWESOME holiday classic. It absolutely should be classified as such! 3y
tracey38 Love this movie, too. 3y
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My sister came into the city yesterday for holiday shopping and sightseeing. Of course we stopped by the main branch of the library and it‘s gift shop. This is me in front of one of the NYPL lions, Fortitude, dressed in his winter holiday greenery.

Crazeedi What a great photo, card worthy!!💞💞 3y
Soubhiville Very cool! 3y
Nute I like everything about this post!💕 3y
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Pediatric Advanced Life Support: Instructor Manual | American Academy Of Pediatrics, American Heart Association
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I have been busy studying for my Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification test this coming Monday. Luckily I don‘t actually need it for my job. I set it as an extra goal for the year and have been procrastinating on getting it done. I can‘t imagine how stressed I would be if my job depended on my passing. As an introvert I stress over these group scenario simulation tests.

Crazeedi Good luck!💞 3y
VioletBramble @Crazeedi Thank you. 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Good luck!! You can do it!! 🙌🏻 3y
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kaysworld1 Good luck 😊❤️ 3y
QuietlyLaura Good luck! 🍀 3y
Jas16 🍀 3y
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Happy Thanksgiving from the vegetarians at my house. My niece made this vegetable turkey. Now it‘s time to relax.

goodbyefrancie This is seriously awesome.
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Texreader I love this! I‘ll have to save this to make it someday!! 3y
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GingerAntics That is adorable! 3y
julesG 😍 My kids want turkey for Christmas, now I am tempted to make one like this. 😁 3y
Deifio Really cool! My kids would love this. It wouldn't take long for them to gobble it all up! 3y
Nute That is very creative and super cool! Thankful for you, Ms. Kelly. I hope that you had a wonderful day yesterday!🧡 3y
hes7 Cute! 3y
rachelm Cute! Also happy Litsy anniversary!! 3y
VioletBramble Wow! I‘ve been so busy since Thanksgiving that I haven‘t had time to check in here. When I opened the app and saw the large number in the red circle I wondered what was going on. I never get this kind of response to my posts. Thank you all for your nice comments. @Riveted_Reader_Melissa , @goodbyefrancie, @Texreader, @GingerAntics, @julesG, @Deifio, @hes7, @Nute , @rachelm 3y
VioletBramble @Nute thank you Kimberley. I am thankful for you as well. I hope you had a wonderful holiday. 3y
Kenyazero That's completely amazing! 😍 3y
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Strange Planet | Nathan W. Pyle
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I had never heard of this comic until my friend and her children had their photo taken with the author at NYCC. They explained the comic to me and it sounded cute. I saw the book at the store and decided to see what this alien comic is all about. I‘m so glad I did. It‘s so funny and adorable.

Blaire Yes. I follow him on Instagram and it always makes me smile. 3y
LazyDays Love his style! 3y
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I finished this nonfiction audiobook yesterday. Jamail travels to various locales- the top of glaciers, the Great Barrier Reef, forests, and coastal villages- to assess the effect of global warming on glaciers, trees, sea life, animals and humans. His findings and those of the scientists he interviews indicate that the sixth extinction is well underway. And that humans will be one of the species that is lost- and soon
Eye-opening and frightening.

VioletBramble I can not get my photo to post. Ugh 3y
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The Octopus Museum: Poems | Brenda Shaughnessy
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Poetry and hot chocolate on this cold, rainy Sunday morning. Relaxing before I do some online Continuing Education this afternoon.

Tamra What does your tray say? I like your plan! 3y
VioletBramble @Tamra The tray says: To let love be the answer no matter the question. 3y
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Leaves of Grass: First and Death-Bed Editions | Walt Whitman, Karen Karbiener
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I did some holiday shopping today. Picked up these for myself. This Macmillan Collector‘s Library edition is my 4th copy of Leaves of Grass. That makes Leaves of Grass the book of which I own the most copies.

Nute That‘s what I‘m talking about! No shade about how many editions of a favorite book that a reader owns. We need ALL the editions of our favorite books!😁 3y
LeslieO Love holiday shopping for myself! 3y
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I‘m bailing on this one. I‘ve been reading it all year and I‘ve only gotten to page 83. I really do want to know what the filthy rich right wing libertarians are doing in their think tanks to change our Constitution and country to their liking but I just can‘t make myself finish reading. At least not right now. I‘m finding the book densely written and boring. With so much going on in politics I just can‘t deal with more right now.

Slajaunie Right wings are not libertarians. 3y
VioletBramble @Slajaunie The libertarians in this book are described as radical right wingers. Honestly, I just had to google it. Google says there are both right and left libertarians. 3y
Slajaunie 👍🏼 3y
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I received this book through Library Thing‘s Early Reviewers program.
Hartley Staples becomes obsessed with the artist who makes the handmade art postcards he keeps finding at random places around town. The artist is Gretchen Oyster.
This is a good middle grade read but it feels unfinished. I expected more to happen when Hartley and Gretchen finally meet.

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Untitled | Unknown
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This is my tbr pile for the rest of the year. The books in the top two rows are already in progress- one since last year. Little, Big is a re-read I‘m purposely stretching out to last the year. I‘m disappointed in The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl- she‘s kinda boring. I‘ll probably try to squeeze an audiobook in there, if I get the time. I‘m loving Strange the Dreamer and The Collected Works of Gretchen Oyster.

xicanti Are these your first Squirrel Girl comics? If so, I‘d recommend going back to the very first volume of her solo series. The early books are the best, and while I haven‘t read the Great Lakes Avengers trade I‘ve heard it‘s not much fun. 3y
VioletBramble @xicanti Yes, these are my first Squirrel Girl comics. I saw someone at Comic Con dressed as her and loved the costume. These were the only two SG comics at Forbidden Planet. I‘ll read these because I already have them but I‘m not sure if I wanna look for more. 3y
readordierachel Nice variety! 3y
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Meddling Kids | Edgar Cantero
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“So this is a witch‘s house?” she said. She checked the spiraling ornaments of the porch lamps and the handrail, the silent wooden wind chime, the withered Christmas wreath on the door. “Looks like the place of an old lady that never got married “
“That‘s Puritan for witch” Nate said, as he knocked again.

I liked this book well enough though the format was weird- novel like and then script like-, with overly descriptive action sequences.

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#screamathonphotochallenge
#halloween
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Happy Halloween and Blessed Samhain to all!
I have the day off today. A noise woke me at 0430 and I‘ve been awake since. My building is having a Halloween party in our newly decorated lobby this afternoon. I‘m making myself go for 25 minutes so people don‘t think that I‘m antisocial.
I got this image off Pinterest from Witch of Howling Creek.

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#screamathonphotochallenge
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Some Halloween related treats I bought myself- the Occult Edition of Sabrina and a new tarot deck.

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The shadow monster lurks behind the fake library binding cover of this Stranger Things book. I wonder if he got locked out of the Upside Down.

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I like the glow from the witches ovens on the cover of this book. This is a re-telling of Hansel and Gretel from the point of view of a grown up Gretel. Told in poems. I love this collection.
(The description on Litsy is NOT for this book).

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