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Wannabe_Quijote

Wannabe_Quijote

Joined May 2016

College Prof; 1 Old Mutt; Upstate NY; Traveler; Uncle; Coffee & Wine; Liberal Snowflake; Insta = @brienashdown; Twitter = @seventeenthbest
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#24in48 has me at over 8 hours of reading for this weekend. For me, that‘s fantastic!
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@24in48 #readathon

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After 6 weeks of travel for work (but always with a bit of fun!), I‘m happy to be home! #24in48 #nightstand #kindle @24in48

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After already logging 6 hours for this #24in48, I‘m starting this one!
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#profsoflitsy #highered @2 @24in48

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Loved this one! Finished on the #plane, just before hitting 6 hours for this #24in48
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4 hours read. I‘m not gonna get a full 24....but I‘ll get a lot more than I typically do in a weekend!
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#24in48 @24in48

Andrew65 I love this book, good luck for the rest of the Readathon. 6mo
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Jumping to it out of the gate! I‘m at a #hotel in #CostaRica tonight, flying back to #NY early tomorrow. Hoping to get some good time in for #24in48 on the #plane! @24in48

Readerann Plane reading!! I love it because I don‘t feel guilty about not doing something else. 😁 6mo
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Cathythoughts Lovely 😊 6mo
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At times the book feels a bit like a slog, but I never really lost interest in it. Like Bowden‘s other books, it was hard for me to keep track of all of the names of people and places and things. But once I let go of trying to do that and just focused on the general story of the battle, as well as some of the amazing individual stories that Bowden tells so well, I learned so much. Equal parts infuriating and inspiring, it‘s well-worth the effort!

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A good way to end my annual visit to #Guatemala!
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#CarrotCake #Milk #DogsOfLitsy

Bklover Beautiful dog! Hope you enjoyed your visit! 7mo
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Emilymdxn Wow! I‘ve always wanted to go there 7mo
Wannabe_Quijote @Emilymdxn I come down every year. You should join the group next year! 7mo
Emilymdxn I would LOVE to go! Could be hard to do from England but I‘d love to come if I could 7mo
Wannabe_Quijote @Emilymdxn Guate is crawling with Brits! 😉 6mo
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BookishTrish I‘m on my way to work and maybe a tad jealous #thatview 7mo
Slajaunie That is lovely! 7mo
Ddzmini Nice 📖😋 7mo
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Black bean soup? Tamalitos? Pache? Vino?! Okay!!
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#guatemala

britt_brooke Yum! 7mo
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The Quiet American | Graham Greene
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The Scarlet Letter: a romance | Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Hester‘s curiosity & mischievousness got the best of her, and I had to make the hard decision to let her go.
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She wasn‘t around for a long time, but she definitely made it a good time.
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I couldn‘t be there with her because I‘m 8,000 miles away on a layover in South Korea while strangers stare at me as I cry. But I‘m lucky she‘s been so well cared for by a great vet team and loved by her second-favorite human.
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#dogsoflitsy #hester #sanchester

Kayla.Adriena Sorry for your loss 😢 7mo
Chrissyreadit 😢 7mo
Megabooks I‘m so terribly sorry!! 😓 7mo
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BookwormAHN So sorry for your loss 😿 7mo
erank58 I'm so sorry 😢 I lost mine not too long ago 7mo
JoScho I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a pet leaves a hole in your heart and home. Sending love 🖤 7mo
Karkar Thinking of you during this hard time. So sorry for your loss. 7mo
Librarybelle So sorry for your loss 7mo
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The Quiet American | Graham Greene
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Downtown #Saigon

BarbaraBB Perfect! 7mo
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I‘m having a pretty cool literary experience!

batsy That's awesome! I love this book. 7mo
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The Quiet American | Graham Greene
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A little morning reading in the #mekong #delta
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#vietnam #hammock

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Reading while cruising the #Mekong Delta in #Vietnam

4thhouseontheleft Enjoy!! I‘ve done a Mekong Delta excursion, it was fantastic! 7mo
BarbaraBB Nothing better than read a book in thr place it is set. Have a great trip!! 😍 7mo
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The Quiet American | Graham Greene
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Just a little bit of #LiteraryHistory! I‘m staying at the Continental Hotel in #Saigon, #Vietnam - where Graham Greene wrote The Wuiet American… So, clearly that‘s the book I have to be reading right now!

LeahBergen Very cool! 7mo
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The Quiet American | Graham Greene
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Just a little bit of #LiteraryHistory! I‘m staying at the Continental Hotel in #Saigon, #Vietnam - where Graham Greene wrote The Wuiet American… So, clearly that‘s the book I have to be reading right now!

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More reading about #Vietnam while traveling in Vietnam!
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#Hue #ReadingWhileFlying #Airplane #travel

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Finished this one in the hotel lobby waiting for the next airport shuttle. Some of the prose is beautiful, and the story is powerful. Definitely one I would suggest!

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A bit more #airport reading in #Vietnam

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Look what I found in a local #bookstore in the old town district of #Hanoi, #Vietnam!

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Mischling: A novel | Affinity Konar
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Amazing, @Kshakal !! This is perfect. Thank you so much!!
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#summersantagoespostal #litsy #bookswaps @BookishMarginalia

Kshakal @Wannabe_Quijote you welcome!! I am so glad you like it!! 🤓 7mo
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Reading about #Vietnam while drinking delicious #coffee in Vietnam

rather_be_reading 👏👏 7mo
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Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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I guess when you‘re awake at 4am due to jet lag, there are worse ways to spend it!
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#vietnam

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Alice in Wonderland | Lewis Carroll
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I guess when you‘re awake at 4am due to jet lag, there are worse ways to spend it!
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#vietnam

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One of the (only) good things of trans-Pacific flights is all that time to read!! #ReadingWhileFlying

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Heading to #Vietnam in the morning...starting this in preparation tonight!
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#memoir #travel (even if it‘s for work!)

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Waiting to Be Read | Jonika Antoinette Haynes
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I can totally relate! #TBR

GypsyKat Yes!!! 🙋🏻‍♀️ 7mo
annahenke Love this! 7mo
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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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Pickpick

Finished this one on a nice Sunday afternoon sitting on my parents‘ front porch in northern Utah. Loved the book, love the view!

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Tex2Flo I‘m about done with the “lies” and “liars” titles too. 8mo
Megabooks 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 8mo
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Devil on the Cross | Ngugi wa Thiong'o
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Just couldn‘t get into this one

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Devil on the Cross | Ngugi wa Thiong'o
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Someone is comfy!
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#hester #dogsoflitsy #weirdo

JoScho 🖤🖤🖤 8mo
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Summer Santa | Ward Maia
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Kshakal Yay!!!! 😊 8mo
Wannabe_Quijote @Kshakal I can‘t wait to open it! 8mo
Kshakal @Wannabe_Quijote I hope you like everything!! 8mo
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