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Zelma

Zelma

Joined June 2016

I want to read all of the books. Add cats and coffee and I'm set for life.
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The Honey-Don't List | Christina Lauren
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Another quiet weekend. All I am doing is snuggling with my furry boys and reading. Continuing my romance binge as I am in need of happily ever after and positivity right now.

ChasingOm This one set me off on a “romances that take place on reality TV sets” kick and — I‘m not mad about it! 😄 2y
Zelma @ChasingOm ha, that is very specific! 2y
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Boyfriend Material | Alexis Hall
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Pretty much all I can deal with is romance lately. I need guaranteed happy endings right now. Lazy, lazy weekend doing nothing but laying around and reading.

KVanRead Sounds perfect! Enjoy!! 2y
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Omg, my folks sent me some face masks that all library and book related. Not the best fitting ever but so damn cool. 😁

LeahBergen Love it! 2y
Zelma @LeahBergen I‘ll post the rest at some point. They are all awesome. 2y
PurpleyPumpkin Wow, this one is great!💜 2y
KVanRead Awesome !!! 2y
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Curse So Dark and Lonely | Brigid Kemmerer
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My reading mojo is finally back and I‘ve devouring fantasy. I don‘t read a ton of YA anymore, but this was pretty good. A take on Beauty and the Beast. Really liked the protagonist have cerebral palsy and the characters and atmosphere overall. Wish it had been a standalone. Once I read the last chapter and saw where the story was headed, I was really disappointed. Read reviews of next book and will avoid (complete character assassination).

ReadingOver50 I prefer stand alone books. I don‘t want the commitment that comes with a series. 2y
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Royal Street | Suzanne Johnson
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Working on a reread of this series and loving it as much if not more than the first time. If you want paranormal intrigue set in Katrina-era New Orleans, this is for you. It feels like a detective series in books 1 and 2, but quickly becomes an overarching story of bigger importance that all runs together for the rest of the books. And the series ends in 6 books (Pirateship Down is a set of short stories in the story verse).

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The Shell Seekers | Rosamunde Pilcher
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Awful 80s cover but fabulous story. This hits my sweet spot: multigenerational story with lovely but not flowery writing. Plus art and WWII and family drama. It has been on my TBR for years but I finally got off my duff and read it. Broke my heart a few times but in the end, I was so happy to be in this world and didn‘t want it to end.

Christine Maybe it‘s just me, but I feel like that cover has kind of come back around to coolness again! Well maybe not the font, but I love the florals. 😜 2y
AmyG I remember this book. It was wonderful. 2y
Amiable I loved this book when I read it decades (yikes!) ago 2y
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Zelma @Christine I know what you mean but in person it looks so dated. Not the modern floral look at all. 2y
Christine Haha, well your photography skills must have elevated it! Glad you enjoyed - I‘ve often thought about reading this. 2y
LeahBergen Yes! My best friend and I just read this together! ❤️❤️ 2y
Zelma @Christine 😂 @LeahBergen it took me way too long to finally read it but then again, now was the perfect time. I am taking a break before diving into September. I hear Noel has some redemption, but Nancy is still a pill. 2y
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Dipping my toe back into Litsy after a few months away. Stress and anxiety resulted in not much reading. Focused on listening to music during quarantine. Work has been a whole different brand of anxiety and challenges, but at least I‘m reading again. This was a reread and palate cleanser from my last doorstopper read. Missed you all and glad to be back!

Amiable Welcome back! I hear you on the lack of reading over the past few months. Hope you are feeling a bit more relaxed and centered now. 2y
ChasingOm Welcome back! Music has been helping me a lot as well. ❤️ 2y
kspenmoll So glad to have you return! It has been tough & challenging living with the unknown... Focusing has been tough; often I have resorted to escapist books when real life becomes untenable. Love to you!!! 2y
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QuietlyLaura Welcome back! Listening to music really does help. 2y
kspenmoll @ChasingOm Lot of music & dancing going on in this house!!! 2y
SamanthaMarie Welcome back! I always think I need to listen to more music, and another reminder comes! :) I hope you are able to continue to read. It is difficult. ♡♡ 2y
candority Welcome back! 2y
Maria514626 Welcome back! 👋 🌺 2y
KVanRead Just came back not too long ago myself. Great to see a post from you!! Welcome back! 2y
Chrissyreadit 👏🎉 2y
Reggie Hi! Glad you‘re back. 2y
JennyM So lovely to see you back. Hugs to you x 2y
Zelma @Amiable @ChasingOm @kspenmoll @QuietlyLaura @SamanthaMarie @candority @Maria514626 @KVanRead @Chrissyreadit @Reggie @JennyM thanks so much! I feel so out of the loop here. On top of quarantine and Covid anxiety, my divorce has been slowly plugging along. It‘s rough. But thankfully, reading has commenced again! 2y
SamanthaMarie I hope you are able to extend yourself a lot of kindness and love and gentle care. And Litsy is always here with open arms ♡ 2y
LeahBergen I‘m so glad to see you back. ❤️ 2y
Zelma @SamanthaMarie that is lovely, and I am definitely trying. @LeahBergen thanks! Feels like a little normalcy getting back into the swing of things here. 2y
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After 3-4 weeks of not reading, I am finally feeling normal enough to pick up a book. Working on this one about the 1952 London smog. Plus bonus image of my current Baby Yoda puzzle.

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The Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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Still hardly reading on my quarantine. I stopped being so hard on myself and quit trying to force myself to pick up a book. I got through another reread before allowing myself to focus on other activities like puzzles, listening to music, and watching YouTube videos. Anyway, still loved this one and it was fun to revisit (for the umpteenth time).

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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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Perfect escape during my quarantine. I haven‘t been able to focus on reading but a reread of this happy story was perfect. Just so good and I really thought about just starting right over and reading it again.

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Red, White & Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
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After not being able to read for a week, I started rereading if this feel-good story and it‘s working. Haven‘t put it down since last night. Making me feel slightly more normal today to have a book in my hands.

gradcat A book in your hands...and a couple of kitties in your bed (or couch). So beautiful! (edited) 3y
Zelma @gradcat they have taken over my huge ottoman. And it is certainly a cozy day. 3y
gradcat @Zelma I love those big ottomans...so comfy! 3y
zezeki I finished this was recently as well. And it really is a feel-good story. 3y
Tracyantoon What a brilliant idea! I also loved this one the first time around and have been having trouble concentrating on reading. I could use a dose of Alex and Henry right now too! 3y
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Untitled | Unknown
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My book and dvd haul from the library. In the knick of time too, as we finally shut down to staff today and were told to stay home. (We were closed to public since last Tuesday but still working all work.) I have to run in to get my laptop and few materials in case they want us to work from home and kind of wondering it if would be terrible to grab a few more titles.

Hooked_on_books You might as well grab more. It‘s not like you‘ll be keeping them from someone else. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 3y
Zelma @Hooked_on_books I ended up just running in and out, just grabbing my laptop and few files. My boss was there with a mask on and I didn‘t want to linger. I think I‘m good though! 3y
ValerieAndBooks Stay healthy 💖! 3y
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The Confession Club | Elizabeth Berg
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Bailedbailed

I cannot settle on a book lately. This wasn‘t bad at all; in fact I really liked it at first. Unfortunately the PTSD storyline wasn‘t working for my current mood and I decided that there was no need to power through this if I didn‘t feel it. Being so picky right now. I would have preferred a book less about Iris and Maddy and more about all the ladies in the club.

Hestapleton Anxiety is making me flighty and picky too; you aren‘t alone! The best thing we can do now is read stuff that makes us feel a little bit better. 3y
Zelma @Hestapleton agreed. I am debating a reread right. At least I know what I would get going into it. 3y
LiteraryinLawrence I‘ve been unusually picky these days too! I actually just placed an order of a bunch of middle grade and YA books from my indie bookstore (they are closed to the public but still shipping orders). I am gravitating towards non-mystery/thrillers and non-really depressing books lately. @Zelma @Hestapleton 3y
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Zelma @LiteraryinLititz middle grade might fit the bill perfectly right now. I want not-too-dark and also no romance (my divorce is throwing a wrench in my usual feel good fluff preference of romances). 3y
LiteraryinLawrence @Zelma Have you ever read When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead? That is the middle grade read I would most recommend for you right now. 3y
Hestapleton @LiteraryinLititz @Zelma I‘ve been rereading Harry Potter and reading a lot of YA Fantasy! It helps to read stuff that has no relationship to what I‘m experiencing. I‘ve been chipping away at a short story collection which is good for when I‘m really easily distracted. 3y
Zelma @LiteraryinLititz I haven‘t read that one yet so thanks for the rec! It‘s on my TBR so I will try to nab a copy. 3y
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Bailedbailed

Not my smartest move, reading a book about the plague right now. It seemed like a good idea at the time and I‘ve been wanting to read more from my bookshelves at home rather than library books. I ended up bailing as the language felt stilted and forced, trying to sound old-timey as opposed to historical fiction.

Cinfhen I generally LOVE Geraldine Brooks but this book was pretty meh 😕 3y
Amiable I actually loved this book—my favorite by Geraldine Brooks. But this is probably not the best time to read it, I agree. 3y
Zelma @Cinfhen @Amiable I will definitely try her again. I just didn‘t care for her writing style/choice in this book. And yeah, wrong timing. 😬 3y
Cinfhen My favorite by her is 3y
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Untitled | Unknown
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Thank you everyone so much for your kind words and love. I missed being here. Still dipping my toes in slowly, but I am happy to be back thinking about books (as opposed to all of my feelings all the time). Reading ToB but am still maybe a week behind. Here is my main seating in my living room. I had more shelves in my house so I have a ton of overflow here. A friend decided I needed to decorate with my books anyway.

Cinfhen Your new space looks cozy and comfy ( my 2 favorite words) & I love that you‘re decorating with books. Nice to see you back on Litsy ♥️ 3y
Zelma @Cinfhen thanks so much. I am striving for cozy, warm, and safe in my new place. So far so good. And the cats are so happy. 3y
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It‘s been awhile since I was active. Long, sad story but in a nutshell I am in the middle of a divorce and it‘s terrible. However, there will be light at the end of the tunnel. I had to rehome two of my sweet boys but Skippy and Radar (my older cats) stayed with me. And here is my new living room with all my books and my favorite reading chairs. It will be a restorative space. I‘ve missed you!

Susanita Ugh. Welcome back though! Love your bookcases. 3y
BookishMe Glad to have you back... Wish you all the love while you heal. May your books bring you more comfort! 3y
Moonprismpower Sometimes life can be sad and difficult. But it looks like you‘re feeling a bit better. Welcome back. 3y
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kspenmoll Glad you are back. Much love to you. Your reading space look comfy. Sorry you are going through this but happy you have 2pets.❤️ 3y
Librarybelle Welcome back! 3y
AmyG I‘m sorry things are hard. Wishing you a future full of good things! 3y
Redwritinghood So sorry to hear that. Sending 💕💕 (edited) 3y
quietjenn I'm sorry. Sending lots of good thoughts your way. 💙 3y
FlowerFairy Your new space looks cozy and comfy! *hugs* 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Aww. So sorry. Hopefully the cats and books will bring some comfort. 💕 3y
JSW Sounds really rough. Hoping you find healing in your new space. ❤️❤️ (edited) 3y
LiteraryinLawrence I wish you healing and love during this hard time. Thinking of you! 💜 3y
mcipher I‘m so sorry to hear that. Sending you all the positive thoughts and hugs!! I know how tough that can be. 3y
Jas16 I am so sorry that you have been going through this. Sending love. 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m so sorry... sending you lots of love ❤️ 3y
Eggs Welcome back @Zelma - so sorry to hear of your big changes😥 (((Hugs))) your reading space looks cozy ❤️❤️ 3y
Tamra Take care of yourself and your furry loved ones. 💜 3y
Megabooks I‘m so sorry. Sending hugs! 🤗 3y
KarouBlue Lots of love and hugs! 🤗 ♥️ 3y
MaureenMc 💗💗 3y
Christine Sending love and good wishes (and what a great room!). ❤️ 3y
Hooked_on_books I‘m so sorry. Wishing you the best of reading to help carry you forward. 3y
Reggie I‘m so sorry and sending good vibes. 3y
LeahBergen Oh, I‘m so sorry to hear this. Sending love to you! 💕💕💕 3y
Kalalalatja Hugs 💕💕 3y
TrishB I‘ve only just seen, sending hugs. ❤️ 3y
Eggs Hope you‘re doing well, dear ❤️❤️ 3y
Zelma @Eggs thanks for checking in! I am doing ok. Up and down but better every day and miles away from how I felt all last fall and winter, or even last few weeks. Being in my new place is calming and restorative. 3y
ValerieAndBooks Hugs during this difficult path 💖 3y
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An American Marriage | Tayari Jones
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Wow, that was a giant gut punch. I feel emotionally wrung out. I liked but didn‘t love it, even with the strong emotional response. The story is tragic and I liked that it was a quiet story of a relationship as it changes/crumbles. Seeing the subtle changes in Roy and Celestial‘s letters wasn‘t enjoyable but was satisfying as a reader. Unfortunately, I disliked the characters so much throughout and just felt worn out in the end.

Reggie I loved this book. You root for everybody and nobody at the same time. Lol. Also I loved their families. Except for Andre‘s dad. What an ass. 3y
Zelma @Reggie you make some great points. I recognize that I was not in the right headspace for this and wonder how my feelings would be reading it at another time. Reading is such a mood/timing thing! 3y
Laura317 Me to! Although Three Pines with the folks there would be my favorite. 3y
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RaimeyGallant I've gotta move this up my list! 3y
BarbaraBB Hi Zelma, how are you? Are you into the #ToB again this year? 3y
Zelma @BarbaraBB wow, I haven‘t been on here in awhile and completely missed the start on ToB. Thank you for checking and tagging me. Not doing great but I look forward to the conversation as I love this event. 3y
BarbaraBB I am sorry to hear life is still rough for you. I hope Litsy and the ToB can bring some diversion ❤️ 3y
Zelma @BarbaraBB thank you so much! I will be back to posting again soon, I hope. Just been very self-centered and not in the middle for anything lately. Blah! 3y
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Member of the Family | Dianne Lake
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My choices for new year reading has certainly been all all over the place and not cozy in the least. For my #lastfirst I ended the year with an Alice in Wonderland story taking place in an asylum and then went right into a memoir from a member of the Manson family. @BookNAround

Suet624 Wow! 3y
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I struggled to get through this, as few of the stories really grabbed me. I liked some of them but felt mostly lukewarm. At least one or two felt unfinished and needed to be a bit longer. I wish there had been more than one story with LGBT+ characters but at least they weren‘t all white. Slight progress, I guess. Cute for YA but overall not for me.

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Happy winter holidays to all! Elwood is exhausted from lots of play time and attention. We are all lounging around with coffee, books, and sweets. I am eager to dive into my #Jolabokaflodswap book today but am currently reading some Christmas short stories.

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Insanity | Cameron Jace
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Eeeeeeee, my #Jolabokaflodswap arrived from @MaleficentBookDragon and I love it! Thank you so so much. I will be starting my new book tonight as soon as I eat too much and roll to my reading chair. I read anything Alice in Wonderland related and this look fabulous. And omg, the peanut butter. And minty goodness. Nom nom nom. I hung the decoration and ribbon on my tree. 😁 Happy Jolabokaflod and thank you! I am so appreciative.

AlaMich Those Junior Mints rock! 😋 3y
Zelma @AlaMich I‘m looking forward to trying them when I have makes ounce of room in my belly. Ate too much today! 😂 3y
MaleficentBookDragon Yay! Im so glad you like everything. I love them all myself. 🎁🎄🍫 📚 Happy #Jolakabodflod! 3y
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Bailedbailed

Nope. I have been in a light and fluffy mood lately, with a little more romance than usual. This was so saccharine and cliche and annoying, I bailed. Hero was moody and rude; heroine was perky, perfect, and a bit stalker-like. Nope. My first Debbie Macomber and definitely my last.

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Outlander | Diana Gabaldon
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Omg, I received the cutest and most thoughtful gift from a friend this week - an Christmas tree ornament made out of a page from Outlander. I adore it.

Cathythoughts Very thoughtful gift 👍🏻❤️ 3y
LaraReads How neat! 3y
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Cozied up in my armchair with early afternoon coffee, fleece pajamas and a very fluffy Christmas novel. Yay vacation!

Emilymdxn What a perfect reading set up! 3y
Zelma @Emilymdxn I feel kind of bad because everyone else is outside doing chores. But then I sip my coffee and tell myself that‘s holiday. (edited) 3y
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Never fear, my #JolabokaflodSwap package is on its way. Supposed to arrive on a Monday to a state in the southwest U.S. 😉 @MaleficentBookDragon

No post office photo since they were busy so here is my USB tree at work.

Moonprismpower Your tiny tree is adorable ...work tree? 3y
Zelma Thanks. It sits on my desk at work. 3y
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A Redbird Christmas | Fannie Flagg
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Read this for my book club. Sweet though pretty predictable and veering toward saccharine. We won‘t have a lot to talk about but it was a quick, feel-good story that felt like watching a Hallmark movie set in a quirky little Alabama town.

ladym30 What a sweet face!❤️ 3y
erzascarletbookgasm 🐶 awww, that face!❤️ 3y
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My posting has been very slow lately due to work and life crap, but I am still reading a ton. I love my new Kindle and treated myself to a pretty cover. Here is a Toby cameo since Elwood have been getting all the attention lately. 😆

DGRachel I have that cover for my iPad! 3y
ljuliel Very pretty cover. Glad you like your Kindle. 🙂 3y
LauraJ Hi Toby! 😻 3y
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I just treated myself to a basic Kindle and I am in love. I had various Nooks in the past but my last one died a couple of years ago. So excited to have access to Overdrive again. Gratuitous Elwood photo as well. 😆

Sace Hello Elwood! You are a good looking boy! That Kindle looks good too! 3y
squirrelbrain Elwood is such a cutie! 🐶 3y
Nute Hey Elwood! You are soooo CUTE!🐶💚 3y
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LeahBergen Elwood! 😘😘😘 3y
Zelma @Sace @squirrelbrain @Nute @LeahBergen thanks all. We just love him so much. He is such a good companion and a world class snuggler. 3y
Redwritinghood He‘s soooo cute! 3y
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Year One | Nora Roberts
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I just ordered a Kindle due to the Black Friday sales, since my Nook has been dead for the last couple of years. I am so excited! In the interim I‘m while I wait, I finally started Year One now that the last book of the trilogy is out. I het waiting for series so I usually wait until they‘re finished to start them.

kspenmoll Enjoy your kindle. My son got me one last Christmas. When I inured my arm, it‘s light weight was a blessing!!! 3y
GypsyKat Love your mug! ❤️ #MugsOfLitsy 3y
Zelma @GypsyKat thanks. It‘s rounded and holds quite a bit of coffee without being huge. I love it. 3y
Zelma @kspenmoll I miss my Nook and looking forward to a new ereader. I want access to Overdrive again! 3y
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Looking forward to a quiet weekend of read this quirky, sweet book. Life has been so difficult lately and I hav been quiet on Litsy recently, but I am still here and following along with everyone and reading.

Bklover I‘m sorry things have been difficult for you. I hope life gets better. Your tea and book look cozy- have a lovely day!💗 (edited) 3y
Amiable Sending good thoughts and wishes your way. ❤️ 3y
Zelma @Bklover @Amiable thank you for the happy thoughts. It should be a good day. 3y
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Jas16 I hope that better days are on their way for you. 3y
Soubhiville I hope today is better. 3y
QuietlyLaura I'm sorry things have been rough. I hope you have a quiet and restful weekend. 📚💕 3y
Zelma @Jas16 @Soubhiville @QuietlyLaura thanks! So far so good - coffee, playing with Elwood and his tennis ball, and Litsy. 3y
squirrelbrain Sorry to hear things have been a bit rough. We‘re all here for you...❤️ 3y
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Finally a day off from work! Cup of coffee, introspective nonfiction, and Star Trek IV in the background. Ahh, relaxation.

Karisa Great feeling. Enjoy! I have that same mug! 💗 3y
Zelma @Karisa such a great mug. Unfortunately, mine has chips along the top already. 3y
Sace Hooray for days off work! 3y
Zelma @Sace agreed! I work too much. 😬 3y
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Busy with work and not enough time to read. We were at a Trunk or Treat last night. I did my best version of Jean Lafitte. Not the sexy pirate of one of my favorite book series, but I‘m still pleased.

PurpleyPumpkin 😂Excellent costume, well done!👍🏽 3y
Zelma @PurpleyPumpkin thanks! My coworker was Rosie the Riveter and looked great. 3y
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Current situation. I cannot get healthy.

LeahBergen Blergh. 🙁 3y
Sace 😢 3y
Zelma @LeahBergen @Sace working with the public and especially story times at daycares will do that. My immune system is a wreck. 3y
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saresmoore Boo! 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope you feel better soon ❤️ 3y
Jas16 Oh no! I hope you get well soon. 💐 3y
PurpleyPumpkin Ugh, feel better! Tea and books always help. ☕️ 📚 3y
ValerieAndBooks Feel better soon!! 3y
Redwritinghood Hope you‘re feeling better soon. 3y
RealBooks4ever *warm hug* 💜 3y
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Evening plans. Woman in the Window is for work book club, and I don‘t love it. So I have the other book when I need a break, or I might download a fluffy adult romance on my iPad. Now I just need a mug of hot cocoa.

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We Contain Multitudes | Sarah Henstra
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I stayed home sick today (which is no fun as I‘ve been feeling terrible for days). But at least I have a sweet Elwood and this lovely book to get me through the morning. An epistolary novel featuring a self-described Walt Whitman fanboy? Yes, please.

JacqMac I hope you feel better soon. 3y
Jas16 Hope you get well soon 💐 3y
Branwen Feel better soon, friend! 3y
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Susannah I have this book on my Kindle. I need to read it! I love an epistolary novel. Hope the book and the puppy love are doing you good. (edited) 3y
Zelma @JacqMac @Jas16 @Branwen thank you. Being sick sucks! @Susannah I am loving this book and will probably finish it in almost one sitting. 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Feel better soon ❤️❤️ 3y
Bette Feel better. 🐶❤️ 3y
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Campusland | Scott Johnston
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Gratuitous Elwood photo. Not the worst book ever but it really missed the mark. Billed as hilarious satire, It wasn‘t funny and the satire wasn‘t sharp enough; it was too realistic and the goofy parts didn‘t go far enough. Something felt off and when I flipped to the author bio, I figured it out. This is an older white man‘s image of liberal Ivy League, taken up a notch, his desire to poke fun, and his wish for a return to how colleges used to be.

Sace Sorry you had a less than stellar reading experience. Thanks for the Elwood picture! 3y
AlaMich What a sweetie pie! 🐶❤️ 3y
Tamra Elwood 🤗🤗 3y
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LeahBergen He‘s so CUTE. How old is he? He looks so puppy-ish! ❤️❤️ 3y
Zelma @RestlessFickleBookHoarder ha, you are very welcome! @AlaMich @Tamra thanks! @LeahBergen they said he was a year old but who knows. Not a puppy but definitely some puppy playfulness. 3y
ValerieAndBooks So cute 😍 ! Welcome to Litsy, Elwood 🙂 3y
Zelma @ValerieAndBooks 😁 he is pretty great and snuggly. And so different in personality than Doggie so that helps a lot! 3y
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Thank you for all the support over losing Doggie. We decided our house was too quiet and we had love to give. So please meet Elwood, our newest family member. He has a giant underbite and short little legs, and has stolen our hearts.

valeriegeary ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 3y
squirrelbrain Bless him, such a cute face! 3y
Texreader What a cutie pie!! ❤️💙💛💚 3y
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Cinfhen How wonderful 🥰what a sweet boy 3y
cathysaid I don‘t have two legged kids either...just four legged ones. But losing one is equally as heartbreaking. Love the name Doggie 🤣❤️ (I once rescued a hamster I named Mousie 😬) And Elwood...well I just snorted my rum & coke at that one. May the happy spirit of Doggie live on with the new addition. ❤️ 3y
Zelma @cathysaid thank you for the heartfelt words! We think Doggie would be happy that we have a bundle of energy in the house, chasing the cats, and playing with his ball. 3y
LauraJ Can‘t resist a good underbite! Welcome Elwood! 🦴 3y
LeahBergen Ohhhh, how wonderful! Hello, Elwood! 😘😘😘 3y
Jas16 Oh he is adorable! 3y
JacqMac He‘s adorable!💕 3y
Alfoster Sooo cute!❤️ 3y
Nute Hi Elwood! Such a cute face! I‘m happy that Elwood found his way to his new family and all that extra special love that you all have to give!🐶💜 3y
Sleepswithbooks Those giant eyes 🥰 3y
Redwritinghood Cutie! 💕💕 3y
Tamra Sweet!! 3y
Susannah What a sweetie! Congratulations on your new addition. I hope that your memories of Doggie are all happy ones as you watch Elwood romp. ❤️🐶 3y
JoScho Omg I love Elwood! He is adorable! 3y
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Untitled | Unknown
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For @dariazeoli Here is my #mondaymorningbeverage coffee as always. Today I have my Frank Lloyd Wright mug. I am not ready for a new week of work!

britt_brooke Cool mug! 3y
Zelma @britt_brooke thanks! My dad does tours for FLW in Chicago. 3y
britt_brooke @Zelma That‘s awesome. 💚 3y
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dariazeoli Hope the first day of the workweek was gentle on you! 3y
kspenmoll Hope your day went well! 3y
LeahBergen Love it! 3y
Zelma @dariazeoli @kspenmoll it wasn‘t bad at all. A few meetings that went pretty well and some crafting at my desk. @LeahBergen thanks! (edited) 3y
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#7days7covers #covercrush

Last day of my cover posts. I chose them specifically from my bookshelf, so I was limited in choice. That said, I do love all of the covers I posted.

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The Black God's Drums | P. Djeli Clark
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BookwormM That is a powerful cover (edited) 3y
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City on Fire | Garth Risk Hallberg
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The Hazel Wood | Melissa Albert
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Well-ReadNeck Oooh! I recently learned that book two is coming early 2020! 3y
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If I Was Your Girl | Meredith Russo
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The Magician's Lie | Greer Macallister
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I Hate Fairyland Vol. 1 | Skottie Young
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Addison_Reads I love these covers. 💚 3y
Zelma The artwork in these is pretty amazing. @Addison_Reads 3y
Centique @Zelma and I was planning on tagging you today too! 3y
Zelma @Centique 😁👍 3y
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The Last Original Wife: A Novel | Dorothea Benton Frank
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I couldn‘t get to the Fall Library Book Sale until day 3 but I got these from my TBR for only $2.50. Quite pleased! #bookhaul

LeahBergen Mariana is an old fave of mine. ❤️ 3y
Zelma @LeahBergen I love Susanna Kearsley but I am reading her books slowly so I always have one to look forward to. 😁 3y
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Elysian Fields | Suzanne Johnson
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I haven‘t been around here lately as we‘re still grieving Doggie and I am just really sad. Reading a lot though, since it‘s comforting. I have to read the Nicholas Sparks for my work book club. 🙄 but I would much rather dive into the next Suzanne Johnson instead. I am really enjoying the Sentinels series and paranormal south Louisiana. More ⬇️

Zelma The last book mostly took place in Plaquemines Parish; Mr. Z works there and was tickled by merpeople characters that populate the region. He can‘t stop thinking of his patients now as merpeople. 3y
DGRachel {{hugs}} 3y
Louise And more hugs. 💙 3y
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Royal Street | Suzanne Johnson
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Loving my new read. A paranormal detective story in New Orleans, with wizards and an undead sexy Jean Lafitte? Um, yes please! Plus loving my new coffee cup. There is a smiley face painted inside at the bottom too.

la_rose_noire 💙💚🖤 I love the mug!!! 3y
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The Hazel Wood | Melissa Albert
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I needed something to cheer me up so I did a little shopping at my local used bookstore. South of Superior is borrowed and a local Michigan author. The rest are lucky finds from my TBR. #bookhaul

MyNamesParadise Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is SO GOOD!! 3y
TheBookKeepers I loved both Eleanor & Hazelwood!!! Nice haul! 3y
Kalalalatja I have only read Eleanor and Harry August, but both were so good! 3y
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