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Bookworm54

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I have a kindle copy of My Life As A White Trash Zombie all ready and waiting for the #ParanormalLoveCrew February read to start!

I have previously seen great reviews for this on litsy so I am excited to get stuck in!

If anyone wants to join us at #PLC follow the link https://paranormal-love-crew.mn.co :)
There are also groups for #NovelWatchingCrew (The Princess Bride for Feb) and #TBRCrew with links on @AkashaVampie ‘S page ☺️

AkashaVampie Thank u sweetie for sharing!!!! 1d
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Frost Burned | Patricia Briggs
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Started the first couple of chapters of my next Mercy book over lunch. This is one that I find very sad though :(

#ReRead #MercyThompson

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I didn‘t have a super productive day chore wise, but I did get lots of reading done!

The second instalment of the hollows, and the main characters are starting to take more shape. I love the interactions between Ivy, Rachel, and Jenks, and we see more of my favourite character, the Demon Big Al.
I have never been a big fan of Trent, and so far in this re-read my assessment has not changed. But maybe the next book will change my mind!

#Hollows

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I liked this, but I didn‘t love it.

I found some of the diary entries difficult to follow and the font made it even harder to read.
I also found it very difficult to like most of the people the unnamed midwife comes across, and to like the midwife herself.

Despite this I enjoyed the premise, liked the plot, and it is overall a pick :)

#TBR

jb72 Oh no...I hate when a book has bad font. 3d
Smrloomis That font was the worst 😂 @jb72 I‘m with you on that. 3d
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My goals for #JumpStart2020 were to read for 1 hour a day, and to complete two books (River Marked and Influential Magic) that I had already started.

I managed to stick to my 1 hour per day (except for today) and surpassed my goal of finishing the original 2 books, by finishing 4 books, getting 50% of the way through The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, and about a third of the way through The Good, the Bad, and the Undead.

Thanks for the kick! :)

hexytome I'm on River Marked now. Loved The Good, The Bad, & The Undead 1w
Lizpixie Well done! I‘m so happy it helped to start your reading year off right!🙌 1w
Clwojick Way to go! You crushed this Readathon! 1w
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Angelic | Kelley Armstrong
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This is one of the Otherworld novellas that I don‘t own in print. I‘m hoping one day I can add it to my collection but as it was the first to be released it‘s very expensive!

I found it on kindle and bought it as I LOVE Eve. She is one of my favourite characters in the series. This was a nice little story about one of her angelic jobs :)

This is my 4th book finished during the readathon 🥳

#JumpStart2020
@Clwojick @Lizpixie

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This was super cute 😋
I would like my own unicorn best friend please! 🦄

I wanted to finish 2 books for the readathon which I had already started (River Marked and Influential Magic) so this is an extra one on top of those 🥳 and I still have several days to go!

I am going to restart The Good, The Bad, and The Undead next, and maybe hunt down another short book so at least one more is finished this month :)

#JumpStart2020
@Clwojick @Lizpixie

Lizpixie Good luck! 3w
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Starting this one next for #JumpStart2020 ☺️

I have been eyeing it up for ages after seeing it loads on Litsy. I am super excited 🥳

@Clwojick @Lizpixie

Lizpixie 🙌🎉🙌 3w
Clwojick 🦄🦄🦄 3w
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Influential Magic | Deanna Chase
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Finished this while waiting for my car to be fixed (only been at work 2 days and I am already off! AND this is the 2nd time it has had to go to the garage in a month 😭). So it‘s going to cost me lots of money, but I got some quality #JumpStart2020 reading time in!

I really loved this book. It has romance, action, intrigue, and sexy vampires and fae 🥰
I will definitely try to pick up the next one later this year!

#ParanormalLoveCrew #PLC

Lizpixie I‘ll definitely have to look out for this! Well done👏👏👏 3w
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Influential Magic | Deanna Chase
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I have kept up with my 1 hour a day for #JumpStart2020 so far (yay me!) and have just finished chapter 27/33 of Influential Magic. (This book is everything I want out of a paranormal romance!)

Since I‘m nearly done and ahead of my readathon schedule I‘m contemplating my next read. But I‘m not sure whether to restart one I had ongoing, carry on with Mercy, or read a good standalone or a graphic novel/comic 🤔

#PLC #ParanormalLoveCrew

Clwojick I always vote for Graphic novels during a Readathon. ♥️ 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I see Kim Harrison up there, did you here she‘s going back to that series this year too? 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa And if you‘re talking about Mercy Thompson she‘s always a good read. 3w
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Bookworm54 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I saw there was a new Kim Harrison due which is why I started a reread (5 chapters a week with a Facebook group) but I fell behind! And it is Mercy yes ☺️ I will be carrying on soon, but thinking of another book in between/alongside haha 3w
Bookworm54 @Clwojick I have the first phoebe and her unicorn on my shelf so might dig that out :) 3w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Have you ever read Karen Marie Moning‘s Fever series. I think you‘d enjoy it, the first book is 3w
Bookworm54 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I read darkfever as part of a book club and did enjoy it :) but haven‘t picked up the others yet. 3w
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Final #WinterGames results are in, and #TeamNutcracker finished with 26,770 points!

We did a great job guys 🥳🎄
Hope you all enjoyed it!

@Clwojick @StayCurious

Kshakal This was so fun!!! Thanks for everything! 3w
Sarahreadstoomuch This was a lot of fun! Nice showing #teamnutcracker 3w
peaknit That was fun, thank you!! 3w
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OriginalCyn620 I had a blast! Thank you so much! 😊 3w
Clwojick Awesome job, you guys!! 3w
SquidgetsRoom Had a great time! Awesome job #TeamNutcracker 👏🏻📚🎶 3w
ElizaMarie this was a lot of fun! I can't wait till we do something like this again! 3w
LMJenkins I had a lot of fun with all of you! 3w
Lizpixie I had a ball! Wish we could‘ve gotten more but at least we all had fun! Can‘t wait for next year🙌 3w
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Influential Magic | Deanna Chase
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A quick check in for #JumpStart2020

I managed another hour of Influential magic today. It is so good! I think I‘m about half way through based on chapters.

Hopefully I manage to keep to my 1 hour a day once I‘m back at work tomorrow! 3 weeks off has not been enough 😭

The image is of Karen Gillan, the actress I would want to cast as the main character willow. And my cupcake of choice is red velvet :)

#PLC #ParanormalLoveCrew #JanPickWeekOne

Lizpixie I love her as well. Her performance in the Dr Who episode The Girl Who Waited was brilliant. Plus who doesn‘t love a Ginger!🧡 3w
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Influential Magic | Deanna Chase
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I‘m 9 chapters in, and loving it so far!

The writing is keeping me engrossed, and the I like the main love interest and the MC.
Plus I am a sucker for good world building with Fae and Vamps 🤣

I‘m going to try watching the new BBC Dracula programme now. I have heard great things!

#PLC #ParanormalLoveCrew #JumpStart2020

@Lizpixie @Clwojick

Lizpixie I‘ve only just finished watching Dracula. It‘s different, that‘s for sure. I really liked the actor playing him, he reminds me of Bela Lugosi‘s version of the Count. Plus it‘s very funny.🧛🏻‍♂️ 3w
Bookworm54 @Lizpixie the boyfriend decided he didn‘t fancy it last night, so we watched the film “What we do in the shadows”. Hoping I can convince him to at least watch one later! Haha 3w
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River Marked | Patricia Briggs
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Loving my reread of the Mercy Thompson series.
I read the first as part of #PLC and continued as I hadn‘t read the later books in the series (or the alpha and omega series) and thought I should reacquaint myself with the story before the new ones.

This is one of my favourites as I love Coyote and the walking stick, and LOVE Mercy and Adam‘s relationship 🥰

1hr15 reading done for the day, book one of two down, and time for bed!

#JumpStart2020

Clwojick Great first day! 4w
Lizpixie Well done!👍 I love Coyote too & the walking stick is brilliant❤️ 4w
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River Marked | Patricia Briggs
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A spot of bedtime reading for me!

And I just wanted to show you all the Harry Potter inspired drink I was enjoying earlier (it was a Christmas present along with jelly slugs, every flavour beans, and a chocolate frog). Flying cauldron butterscotch beer. It has two of my favourite things - butterscotch and cream soda. If it wasn‘t so expensive it would be a frequent treat!

#BedtimeReading #ButterBeer #JumpStart2020
@Lizpixie @Clwojick

Clwojick OOh! I'm very intrigued by this drink! 4w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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The third already. Can you believe it?

My main goal for the readathon is to finish my #PLC #ParanormalLoveCrew pick of the month - Influential Magic, and finish River Marked (which I am so close to doing). If I get another started then I will be over the moon!

And as another goal I am going to try and read at least 1 hour a day for the readathon.
It‘s nearly 6pm and I haven‘t started yet, so wish me luck!

@Lizpixie @Clwojick #JumpStart2020

Lizpixie Good luck lovely! And welcome aboard🙌 4w
Clwojick Good luck! ♥️ 4w
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Well #WinterGames is officially over!
I will be tagging you all in one final post once all the scores are in so you can see where #TeamNutcracker came in.

Hope you all have a great 2020, and thanks again for joining me this past month 🥰🥳

Lizpixie Thanks for making December so much fun team leader! Hope you‘re joining us in the #JumpStart2020 #readathon 4w
Sarahreadstoomuch Thanks for all your work captain! You really added a lot to this event - so much fun!! 4w
Bookworm54 @Lizpixie I am going to do my best! :) 4w
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peaknit Thank you for all of the work you did between games and tallies etc during such a busy time! 4w
OriginalCyn620 Thank you for being our captain! I‘m sure it was a lot of work but it was so appreciated! 😊 4w
SquidgetsRoom Loved every minute of it @Bookworm54 Thanks for being awesome! Go #TeamNutcracker! 4w
ElizaMarie Thank you for being so awesome!!! You have been such a rear captain!!! 4w
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I didn‘t quite hit my 2019 goodreads goal of 40 books (I got 30) but I haven‘t been able to read as much since getting the dog in June, so I feel I haven‘t done too badly. And I was so close to getting Pikes Peak on #MountTBR but I got caught up with re-reads and book club books mid year :p

I‘m hoping to reach pikes peak this year, and will be keeping my GR at a target of 40. Perhaps this year I can even work out how to log books on it again! 🤣

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Panpan

I finished this as it was short, but I never felt connected to any of the characters, or invested in the story. In fact I disliked the two slightly more fleshed out characters and the others were very two-dimensional.

The story was okay, and it might improve as the series goes on and we get to know the main character better, but it‘s not for me.

#WinterGames #TeamNutcracker
@Clwojick @StayCurious

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Our final day of the winter games guys! 😭
It has been a blast, and I would like to thank you all in #TeamNutcracker for joining me in the #WinterGames.

If you haven‘t already counted them in posts, let me know your total hours read for the readathon before the 4th of Jan so we can tally final scores. And remember posts on the 1st also count towards our score

Have a great 2020 everyone!
Keep in touch in the new year 🥳🥂

@Clwojick @StayCurious

peaknit 8 books in December. Only one was on the TBR, 6 were new authors to be. My favorite part of #winter games was the camaraderie, seeing what others‘ were reading and how people were faring through the holiday season! (edited) 1mo
OriginalCyn620 1. I read 18 books in December! 2. Only 5 of those were from my TBR. 3. Pretty much all the Christmas books were by new-to-me authors. 4. Really, I loved it all, but the scavenger hunts were particularly fun! 😊🎄 4w
LMJenkins Thanks for all your hard work @bookworm54 4w
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Bookworm54 @LMJenkins thanks :) it‘s been fun! 4w
Bookworm54 I finished 4 books, but none were on my mount tbr. Three of the authors were new to me. My favourite part of the winter game‘s was the daily games. It meant I could participate even when I hadn‘t found time to sit down and watch a film or read something :) 4w
ElizaMarie 1. 31 books (a good chunk of them were graphic novels), 2. A lot of them were on the TBR but I did pick up more impulse reads to fit prompts for bingo, 3. I think most of them were new to me, 4. I loved all the conversations, all the recommendations all the games! Also I got really into the Christmassy spirit this year! I blame you all (haha) 4w
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And the second daily game.

I will bring in the new year by singing with the DJ apparently.
If I wasn‘t so antisocial it might have been possible ;)

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

OriginalCyn620 I‘ll be cuddling with a stranger. It‘s possible I did do this when I was in my twenties, but today, not so much! 😂 1mo
Lizpixie I‘ll be eating with my classmate apparently. Hmmmm, don‘t think that‘s gonna happen!😋 1mo
ElizaMarie Tickle with a celeb! 1mo
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peaknit Take a selfie with a stranger...probably not happening! 😂 1mo
mdm139 Hug my neighbor 1mo
SquidgetsRoom Tickle my crush. Does my hubby count lol 1mo
Bookworm54 @squidgetsroom of course! ☺️ 1mo
SquidgetsRoom He‘s happy to hear that @bookworm54 🤣💖 1mo
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Daily game number 1 #TeamNutcracker

Remember the #WinterGames finishes at midnight on the 1st January. It has flown by! There will be a finishing quiz tomorrow, and the final scores will be shown at the end of the week :)

So get in your last minute selfies, jumpers, trees, and hours of reading today and tomorrow 😋
Have a good New Years Eve everyone!

@Clwojick @StayCurious

Lizpixie In 2020 I want to up my GR goal by 100 books & read 250! I want to spring clean my library & put up some TBR shelves in our spare room to take the overflow now our youngest isn‘t moving back home. I want to continue broadening my reading horizons & find new favourite authors. And I want to put $2 away for every book I read so next Xmas I have a heap of book money to spend. Happy New Year everyone!🎉🎉🎉 1mo
Bookworm54 @Lizpixie some great ideas there! I especially like the putting away money for every book :) 1mo
ElizaMarie I don‘t like to do reading goals because then it turns into “homework” and I get defiant and not feel enjoyment with it. One of my goals is to be more active socially (even online) so more reviews and comments which will be more books.. also continue with the book clubs #PLC and #NWC (I do like bingos too, so I‘ll do those) 1mo
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ElizaMarie @Lizpixie ooo I love the idea of $ part of this!!! I might try something similar (maybe save a portion of $ for every book I borrow instead of buy?) it‘s a great idea!!! 1mo
Sarahreadstoomuch I‘ll put a number in goodreads, but I don‘t really care about that. I do care about reading more diversely than in years past (and now I have 2 years of stats to compare). I also hope to #readmyowndamnbooks - like 35-40 again... and not really buy any new ones. I want to do well on the reading challenges I‘ve signed up for, but also need to do some work on some of my long term challenges! Happy reading in 2020 everyone! (edited) 1mo
peaknit I‘d like to meet this years total of 75 if I can but I try not to put too much pressure on myself. Sometimes I read like it‘s my job, sometimes I page through Entertainment Weekly😊 I‘ve joined #booked2020 to try to shake up my choices. Have a wonderful New Year if reading!!🎉 1mo
Bookworm54 I would like to finish my current re-reads (Mercy Thompson and The Hollows) ahead of their new releases, and try read more books from my physical tbr. I started off the year well and then fizzled out. So fingers crossed for this year! And maybe catalogue my books. I keep attempting this and then forgetting about it when I get new additions! ☺️ 1mo
mdm139 GR goal of 100 books and read all of Willa Cather books 1mo
OriginalCyn620 My GR goal is 85. I. Doing the Popsugar Reading Challenge and #booked2020. I want to read at least one book a month on my Kindle, because I tend to focus so much on the physical books on my shelves! Also, I‘d like to use the library more (or the Libby app) and cut down on buying so many books! 4w
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And game number 2 :)

Repost or comment answers using the spoiler tag.

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

Bookworm54 I guessed a few of these as I didn‘t know who they were! But these are my answers: Q S R L T B C P F J M N K H E O A G I D. 12/20 correct 24 points :) (edited) 1mo
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The first of 2 daily games.

We want to know what winter reads you may be working on, and what you think of them :)

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

ElizaMarie No. I am working on a winter bingo though that goes till mid March so I do need a “book with snow” on the cover hit right now I‘m just working on Vox (work for the next two days so it‘s mostly a commute/lunch listen) 1mo
peaknit I‘m reading The Giver of Stars, it started with a winters scene but then quickly was “three months earlier”, so we are headed to winter. 1mo
SquidgetsRoom Reading the last little bit of On A Cold Christmas Eve. It‘s a typical historical romance, which I enjoy. My only complaint is that there have been a number of spelling/grammar errors & some sentences just don‘t make sense. If you can overlook that then it‘s a decent read. 1mo
OriginalCyn620 Yes! I‘m reading this collection of four YA short stories set around Christmas time. I‘ve only read the first one, but it was cute! 1mo
Bookworm54 I‘m currently reading The Witch of the North Pole and it‘s so-so at the minute. I haven‘t warmed to any of the characters, some of them I‘m not sure I will, and the premise is a little silly. But it‘s short and I‘m hoping the latter half improves and makes the characters more likeable! 1mo
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Started this one yesterday in bed. Not sure if I like it so far. Mrs Claus is horrible and I don‘t like the main character much so far either! But I will give it a bit longer and see if it improves.

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

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Second daily game #TeamNutcracker

Repost or comment below using the spoiler tag. 2 points per correct answer :)

#WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

ElizaMarie 1. E, 2. A, 3. B?, 4. H, 5. C?, 6. G, 7. I, 8. D?, 9. F, 10. G, 11. A?, 12. B?, 13. H, 14. D, 15. E, 16, C, 17. I, 18. A -- This is super hard. I keep getting Dancer and Prancer confused. Well all of them all jumbled into each other. 1mo
Bookworm54 So my attempt (before I hunt down answers for marking purposes) is as follows: E I B H A G I D B G A C H D E C D F. I got 13/18 so 26 points (edited) 1mo
Bookworm54 @ElizaMarie nearly all right but you had one extra A and only one of the Fs. 18 should be F :) and I was the same with dancer and prancer! 34 points :) 1mo
ElizaMarie @Bookworm54 ha! Yes! Dancing and Prancing is way tooo similar! 1mo
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What are your drunken elf names #TeamNutcracker?

Mine is Pickled Partyfoul (which kind of sounds like food...)

#WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

SquidgetsRoom Yappy Hammertime 🤦🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️ 1mo
Sarahreadstoomuch Tipsy Burpsalot! 🤣😂🤪 1mo
OriginalCyn620 Saucy Lushypants! 🤣🤣🤣 1mo
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peaknit Tipsy Snowpee...sounds like what could happen if I have too many cocktails😳😂 1mo
ElizaMarie Haha!!! Tanked Strongpour! 1mo
Lizpixie Woozy Beerboggles at your service!🍺🥴🍺 1mo
mdm139 Sloshy party man 1mo
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The Santa Clause | Daphne Skinner
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#TeamNutcracker did everyone have chance to watch our #TeamMovie / #BuddyWatch?

This will be the discussion thread for The Santa Clause until the end of the month. Comment below with discussion points, questions, funny quotes, or anything you can think of about the film!

One of my favourite parts is when he is trying to dye his hair and shave his beard, and it immediately grows back and turns white 🤣

So what are your thoughts? :)

#WinterGames

mdm139 I watched it with my boys. I loved it when he was watching his kids soccer game and other kids just lined up to tell him what they wanted for Christmas. 1mo
ElizaMarie @mdm139 I loved that part too. It was so cute and innocent! I love how sweet this movie is.
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ElizaMarie So, I feel like the mother and boyfriend were really hard on the son's thoughts about his father being Santa. I mean I know you shouldn't feed into a “delusion“ however, you should hear your child out. Children/people need to be heard and sometimes its important for them to know that they are being listened to. The way to approach things is not to automatically shut down the notion of his father being Santa (no matter how far fetched it is) 1mo
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mdm139 @ElizaMarie I think that part of it was over dramatized just for the sake of driving the plot. If they weren‘t so against the idea then we wouldn‘t have a movie. Just like if the stupid girl doesn‘t run upstairs from the killer the movie would end pretty quickly. 1mo
ElizaMarie @mdm139 true true. You have a great point! They have to have a reason for it all. I guess I just was more annoyed with the step dad more than anything. He just irked me. The mom not so much. She had concern. But more normal type concern you know? 1mo
Bookworm54 @ElizaMarie I agree that they were harsh. I felt like the step dad was trying to prove that he was better than the dad, which isn‘t the way to go about getting a kid to like you! And @mdm139 I agree about the line of kids. So cute! Do you have favourite characters in this film? I like the elf Bernard best. 1mo
mdm139 @bookworm54 I like Bernard too and Judy the elf - thanks, but I am seeing someone in wrapping 🤣 1mo
Bookworm54 @mdm139 haha that was a great line! 1mo
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River Marked | Patricia Briggs
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I‘m struggling with time, and with actually reading physical books at present. My dog doesn‘t like my attention being on something in my hands, so often tries to eat any books, magazines, or phones that happen to be being used! I am hoping to finish at least this one before the new year though (I am soooo close to the end) and perhaps the next holiday read I had planned :p

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames #DogsOfLitsy
@Clwojick @StayCurious

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ElizaMarie I posted this... but wanted to share here (just to create a conversation... but I would like to read Vox before the end of the year) and maybe maybe a graphic novel. (edited) 1mo
Bookworm54 @ElizaMarie I hadn‘t heard of vox (I commented this on your post too) but it sounds like an interesting read and a heavy topic! Following with a graphic novel, depending on your pick, could be a good palate cleanser! 1mo
ElizaMarie @Bookworm54 I wanted to start and finish another volume of “I hate fairyland“ because I had it In my nightstand but then.... we went to the comic store after our ballet today and I bought 3 other comics plus I have the Watchman to finish. So yeah... I have such a huge reading list but... with hubby in town I don't get much of it done (even though he encourages me getting more and more -- and buys me more and more) 1mo
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A reminder for #TeamNutcracker members that are participating in the readathon :)

Keep track of points in your posts (and I will put on my spreadsheet as you post) or let me know your final total time at the end!

Good luck!

#WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

Sarahreadstoomuch I‘m at about 5.5 hours so far ☺️ 1mo
Kshakal Do you have to have signed up for the readathon?? The weather is supposed to be super crappy tomorrow so I see a lot of reading in my future! 1mo
Bookworm54 @kshakal I don‘t think there was a sign up. :) 1mo
ElizaMarie I was wondering if that started yesterday! I kept track (but since I was working it was only commute audio book time) I might not get much reading done -- with the hubby here its harder to get my reading in... but we will see even a couple of hours is good :) 1mo
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Any of #TeamNutcracker who celebrate Hanukkah, post pictures of your Hanukkah traditions for 25 points per post. You can do this challenge for the rest of the month :)

#WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

ElizaMarie We don't celebrate Hanukkah. However, my husband and I talked bout how we wanted to learn more about others cultures next year and plan on eating at a Jewish deli for the first day of Hanukkah every year from now on. (We started this year and had a bit “black and white“ cookie). Anyway, its not a tradition, but its just one of those things we are gonna be doing. (Just wanted to share) 1mo
ElizaMarie Oh and I look forward to looking at everyones Hanukkah traditions! 1mo
Bookworm54 @ElizaMarie It‘s hard to learn about other cultures when Christianity is so big in western countries. But always worth trying to, and a great goal for the new year :) (edited) 1mo
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Daily game number 2 (also sent to slack group as it‘s quite small!)

Comment or repost answers with spoiler tag

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

Bookworm54 My attempt at answers are: 1) B 2) C 3) Men 4) C 5) Brazil nuts 6) its warm/bbq weather 7) B 8) C 9) True 10) D 11) B 12) A 13) B 14) D 15) B. So 11 correct, that‘s 22 points (edited) 1mo
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Daily game number 1 :)

Please repost answers using the spoiler tag.

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
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A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens
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Boxing Day is starting with Muppets Christmas Carol ☺️

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames #HolidayMovie #BookToMovie
@Clwojick @StayCurious

11 points

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Daily game number 2

I got a couple of books to continue the Witcher series, and a couple of books in other series by some of my favourite authors :)

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
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ElizaMarie I didn‘t. I mean my husband bought me things all month while we did things and said “it‘s for Christmas” but didn‘t like specifically give me a book. But... my fav wrapped surprise gift was my ring :) 1mo
Lizpixie I received heaps! Three from #SantaThing, 1 from #JolabokaflodSwap and a pile from family. I need to take a picture of my haul & post it, there‘s a lot of Collectors Editions & Special Editions in it. Merry Xmas everyone!🎄❤️💚 1mo
Sarahreadstoomuch My husband got me the one book I was hoping for : The Children of Virtue and Vengeance! And my brother gifted me Tequila Mockingbird which is cool. My youngest made me a cute bookmark too! 1mo
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TheKidUpstairs I got a new Kobo, a gift card for books, and 1mo
peaknit I got one from the jolabokaflod swap, but I already had it so, bummer. I did get the The Dutch House and Red White and Royal Blue as get well presents after tonsil surgery last week though❤️ 1mo
Bookworm54 @peaknit I gave my partner a list when he asked, forgetting I bought one of them in August (and despite checking my shelves before hand!) so I ended up with 2 of the same 😳 1mo
peaknit @Bookworm54 Lol! I was just surprised as I had read the book she sent, it was marked “Read” here and it wasn‘t on my list, sent right from Amazon. I think this is the wave of the future and I need to get with the times😳 I enjoy gathering things people request for a swap and adding a little touch but that may be the 1980 pen pal in me, maybe a “middle aged jolabokaflod swap” for OG swappers 😂 I guess I could shut up and start one?! 1mo
Bookworm54 @peaknit haha weird! If I was wanting the easy option I would use your list. I like doing sleuthing though when I do swaps :) 1mo
OriginalCyn620 I didn‘t get any from family but I did participate in the jolabokaflod swap, so technically, I did get a book as a gift. It was 1mo
SquidgetsRoom No books (as usual lol) but I treated myself to a new Kobo device (Boxing Day Sale)!! It was $40 off!! 📚💖🍷🎶 1mo
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Bookworm54 I only knew a couple of these. 2) L 4) O 11) H 14) R 8 points 1mo
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Strange Planet | Nathan W. Pyle
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This book is so cute!
A nice mix of ones I had seen before and new ones.

I love the strange planet comics, especially the ones with the animals ☺️

#WinterGames #TeamNutcracker #ImpulseRead
@Clwojick @StayCurious

11 points

GypsyKat I bought this book for my brother for Christmas. He loved it! ❤️ 1mo
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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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My Christmas book haul.
I did pretty well this year :)

#BookHaul #WinterGames #TeamNutcracker
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1 point

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While prepping Christmas dinner we watched Love Actually and Elf. Followed after dinner by Home Alone, and the Gavin and Stacy Christmas special (why is there a cliffhanger in a Christmas special? Urgh)

4 x 5 points #HolidayMovie
1 x 5 points #BookToMovie
1 point participation
Total points 26

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And the second game.

Have a wonderful Christmas guys!

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
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Bookworm54 “I‘m on the naughty list because I‘m tired and tired but I‘m still okay.” Well then... 1mo
OriginalCyn620 “I‘m on the naughty list because I‘m a good one too.” So...am I naughty or good? We may never know! 😂 1mo
Kshakal I am on the naughty list because I am going to do my hair today! 1mo
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mdm139 I‘m on the naughty list because of my gramma. 1mo
Sarahreadstoomuch I‘m on the naughty list because I‘m going through a little story time 1mo
TheKidUpstairs @mdm139 uh oh, what did gramma do?! 😂😂 1mo
TheKidUpstairs I'm on the naughty list because of my favourite author's profile page. 1mo
ElizaMarie I‘m on the naughty list because I‘m not sure if you want me or you can come over to the hotel. 1mo
ImperfectCJ I'm on the naughty list because I have to go to the store and get some rest and feel better soon. 1mo
peaknit I‘m on the naughty list because I‘m going on the Christmas Eve this week I just have a couple more hours of vacation to do and then I‘ll let ya guys out for a bit. (In my job I do put and let people out of jail so...😳) 1mo
SquidgetsRoom My predictive text is off (I can‘t stand it lol) & when I turned it on last time for a daily game it was pretty wonky so this time I will just read all the comments 😉🤣 1mo
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Merry Christmas Everyone!!!

2 easy games for today :)
Comment below with your name for 5 points.

Mine is Glorious Leaping Santa. And because it‘s funny, my boyfriends is Adorable Story-telling Pine Cone hahaha

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
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OriginalCyn620 Caroling Flickering Bell Ringer! 😂 1mo
Kshakal Evergreen Secret Santa 1mo
mdm139 Magical dancing mistletoe 1mo
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Sarahreadstoomuch Seasonal secret Santa 1mo
ElizaMarie Exchanging Story Telling Jingle Bells? Sounds kinda silly! 1mo
peaknit Seasonal Leaping Bell Ringer. :) 1mo
TheKidUpstairs Magical Snowy Humbug 1mo
SquidgetsRoom Adorable storytelling Caroller! 1mo
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Current scoreboard (up to end of Monday). You can tell which teams scored high on the guess the book game!

Great job everyone!

#WinterGames continues until New Years, and we have the readathon (earns 10 points per hour read) and our #TeamMovie #BuddyWatch discussion of The Santa Clause coming up this weekend, as well as the daily games.

Merry Christmas #TeamNutcracker 🎄🎅🏻 Hope Santa brings lots of bookish goodies!

@Clwojick @StayCurious

peaknit Holy smokes! Team Festivus, whoa! Nice job!! 1mo
SquidgetsRoom Merry Christmas #TeamNutcracker 🎄📚🎶🍷😻 1mo
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A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens
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Watched all 3 episodes of BBCs (and FXs) adaptation of a Christmas Carol. Much darker than the original and interesting to see more of Marley. Overall a great version!
(As the show was quite dark, this is a promo image from google rather than one I took)

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames #HolidayEpisode
@Clwojick @StayCurious

21 points (3x5 points for episodes, 1x5 points book to movie, 1 point participation)

IndyHannaJones I loved it but yes. Creepy, gory, heartbreaking 1mo
IndyHannaJones ...and that was just the first 30 min! 1mo
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Reading this late on Christmas Eve before Santa visits.
(And so I can check answers for one of the daily games)

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames #HolidayRead
@Clwojick @StayCurious

21 points

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2 side dishes prepped for tomorrow!
Honey glazed red cabbage from “The Perfect Christmas” cookbook and chorizo Brussel sprouts from “Mob Kitchen”

Looks and smells divine!

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames #SharedHolidayRecipe #AttemptedHolidayRecipe
@Clwojick @StayCurious

51 points :)

Godmotherx5 Hmmm, I‘m curious about the chorizo dish 1mo
Lynnsoprano They both look delicious! 1mo
Bookworm54 @Godmotherx5 I hadn‘t tried it before, and only had a quick sample... but it‘s pretty tasty 😋 1mo
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The Santa Clause | Daphne Skinner
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Remember #TeamNutcracker that watching our #TeamMovie #BuddyWatch The Santa Clause gets you a total of 31 points each watch!

This weekend we will be discussing the film with points for comments etc so hope you are all prepared! (Because I am rubbish at analysing films and books haha)

#WinterGames
@Clwojick @StayCurious

OriginalCyn620 I‘ve watched once already but maybe I can again before the discussion. 1mo
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Bookworm54 My answers are: 1) ? 2) Dasher 3) ? 4) Red? 5) Roses 6) Stump 7) Smoke 8) touched his nose 9) a clatter 10) curtains 11) kerchief 12) Sprung 13) downstairs 14) the lawn? 15) ? 16) ? 17) ? 18) ? 19) All snug 20) Cap. total score 9/20 18 points 1mo
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Daily game number one this Christmas Eve

#TeamNutcracker #WinterGames
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Lizpixie Looking at the Xmas lights! 1mo
Sarahreadstoomuch My husband and I open our gifts after the kids have gone to bed 1mo
ElizaMarie My hubby and I have a feast of 7 fishes (we heard about it— it‘s some sort of Italian thing) 1mo
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peaknit ⛪️ church is my hour of holiday clarity, then presents and dinner with my husband and kids. This year we are watching Zombieland 2 after dinner to add some real class😳 1mo
LMJenkins We have dinner with neighbor friends and exchange gifts with them. After that, we come home and open one gift under the tree and the kids go to bed and we put all the presents out. 🎅🏼🎁🎶🍾⭐️❄️🌲 1mo
ImperfectCJ Candlelight carols service then finishing gift wrapping after the kids are in bed. 1mo
litenthusiast My husband and I buy each other exchange one gift and then watch "Frozen." 1mo
Bookworm54 So to update, if you repost with more details and or pictures of your favourite Christmas Eve tradition you posted here, then you can also get the 20 points for holiday traditions :) @Lizpixie @Sarahreadstoomuch @ElizaMarie @peaknit @LMJenkins @ImperfectCJ @litenthusiast 1mo
mdm139 Christmas Eve box 1mo
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