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goodbyefrancie

goodbyefrancie

Joined March 2017

Book hoarder, Little Free Library steward, yard sale addict, bookmark collector, traveler
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A New Friend | Sue Bentley
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Meet Miss Mavis. She rescued us about a week ago, and we love her already. Your new best friend may be waiting at the shelter. ❤😻🐈

#CatsofLitsy #AdoptDontShop

BookNAround She‘s so sweet. Many years of kitty love ahead of you! 5d
Scochrane26 😻😻 5d
bookaholic1 ❤❤❤ 5d
brit91 😻😻😻😻 3d
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Listening to the tagged audio and trying to not disturb Lucy. Cats have it made.

#NeverDisturbTheKitty
#QueenLucytheValiant
#CatsofLitsy
#ShesInMySpot

Sace She looks so cozy 😊😻 2mo
Leftcoastzen I wanna be my cat or your cat!😂😻 2mo
Bookwomble That looks like a great reading space ❤📖 2mo
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Julsmarshall What a cozy spot! 2mo
GingerAntics Right? Oh to be a cat!!! I feel like life would be so much more simple. 2mo
Crazeedi I always said I'd want to come back as my house cat, lol 2mo
Tamra Agreed! 2mo
goodbyefrancie @Bookwomble It's my favorite spot in the house. Apparently Lucy agrees. 😻 2mo
BarbaraJean Awwww, sweet kitty! I used to have a calico named Lucy. 😻 2mo
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This is a good story of a boy with a unique eye condition and the challenges he faced as he grew, but it's also a touching story of deep and lasting friendship, and fierce support from those friends and his family. There are some descriptions of bullying and violence, and I wish I had known that before picking it up. I'm still glad I read it, but that awareness will be part of any recommendation I make.

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This is really interesting, but not easy to listen to.

#Overdrive

avgeyer I haven't read this one yet, but I recommend Dreamland by Sam Quinones- a really interesting look at how the drug companies and drug cartels collided to create the crisis we have now, particularly in Appalachia. 2mo
Scochrane26 I just downloaded this. 2mo
goodbyefrancie @avgeyer I have added that one to my list. This book mentions Dreamland, too. 2mo
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I found this beautiful version of one of my all-time favorites today! Definitely a keeper for my home library.

Cosmos_Moon I love vintage books! 3mo
squirrelbrain Gorgeous cover! ❤️ 3mo
marleed Oh I‘m forever on the lookout for a hardback of this one - congrats! 3mo
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JanuarieTimewalker13 Wow!! What is the copyright date of that one? 3mo
erinreads My husband found a similar old hardcover edition about 10 years ago for me, but my cover is in really bad shape. Excellent find! 😍 (edited) 3mo
goodbyefrancie @JanuarieTimewalker13 @erinreads This is a 1940s book, but I believe the dust cover is a reproduction. I have several different versions of the book, so this a great addition, even with a replacement cover. 3mo
rubyslippersreads A friend found me a similar copy in a thrift shop. I was thrilled. 3w
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I've already listened to this on audio, which is so good, but I wanted a hardcover for my home library. Supporting #PeteButtigieg and my favorite indie bookstore at the same time is a double win!

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Cats Gone Bad | Amber Books
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Vedrana 😻😻😻 3mo
perfectsinner Yes! Disturbing a sleepy kitty is the worst! I always feel so guilty when I have to.. especially because mine don't usually come back 😭 3mo
Bookzombie ❤ 🐱 3mo
brit91 😻😻😻😻 3mo
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A Little Life: A Novel | Hanya Yanagihara
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A four-day weekend with absolutely no plans, and for two of those days, I'll have the house completely to myself. Considering taking on the tagged book. I've been hesitating because of the impact everyone talks about after reading it. I may barricade myself in my library all weekend. #MyHappyPlace #LoveMyLibrary

AmyK1 I‘ve hesitated on that one for the same reasons. 3mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Good luck - I found this book more annoying than emotionally exhausting, but that‘s my unpopular opinion! 😬 Also - what‘s your model ship? 😍😍 (edited) 3mo
Tamra Lucky you, enjoy! 😁 3mo
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AmyG Such a good book. Enjoy your “you” time. 3mo
goodbyefrancie @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled The ship's name is Belem. I picked up 8 or 9 of them at an estate sale, all in various sizes. Total impulse buy, but they are so interesting and detailed! 3mo
SaraFair What a lucky girl! 3mo
marleed Oh have a great weekend - so good fo the soul to move about in your unusually empty house from time to time. And great pics! 3mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled That‘s super cool. We have some model ships in the house too - none that big though. That‘s awesome 👍 3mo
Cortg In all honesty, it was a tough book to read with some of what happens but it's so, so, so good! 3mo
Reggie If you read this book, tag on 2 days for the sad funk it leaves you in. Enjoy!!! Lol 3mo
perfectsinner It's on my want-to-reads list. 3mo
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Had to work this morning, but nothing beats a Sunday afternoon with a blanket, a cup of tea, and a book. #StayAwayMonday

RaimeyGallant Fab pic! 3mo
Princess-Kingofkings 💗 the mug! 3mo
Nute I love this post! I hope that your evening is one of relaxation, peace and harmony!✌🏽 3mo
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Her books, and my aunt, made me a reader. ❤

Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum. Mansfield, MO.

cleoh Whoa, so cool! 4mo
Tamra Me too, except it was my grandma. 💜 4mo
booklover76 Yes! I even went and got a degree in history because her stories made me curious about the time she lived in. Next thing I know I was reading books on history while my classmates were reading Christopher Pike, etc. 4mo
goodbyefrancie @booklover76 Isn't it crazy how a book can direct your life? I have visited the home before, but not since they built a new museum. Definitely worth a repeat visit! 4mo
Reading_in_the_meadow How cool!!
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Dinosaurs! | Jay Johnson
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Learning about dinosaurs! #RaisingReaders

brit91 Awwww!💖 4mo
SaraFair Such a sweet age, loves Mom and books! 4mo
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My view this morning. I came in here to reorganize my library, but ended up reading. 🤷‍♀️

Leftcoastzen ❤️❤️Oh, well . 4mo
TrishB Lovely ❤️ 4mo
marleed Oh pretty. I love a library wall! 4mo
brit91 So beautiful!😍📚 4mo
Eggs Oh how inviting!! 4mo
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Hubby and I have been out and about for the past 10 days trying to support the National Park Service (I hear they could stand to replenish their entrance fees🤦‍♀️). Beautiful vacation, and I came home with a bunch of new bookmarks. #GetOutside #NationalParkService #AmericasBestIdea

RaimeyGallant Loving the collection. 5mo
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Well, this is pretty awesome. 😊 If only she knew... (Not my picture).

Amiable Erma was awesome! 5mo
lahousewyfe I love Erma so much! 5mo
MicheleinPhilly Erma will be rolling over in her grave on Thursday. 5mo
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BookBar | Denver, Colorado (Bookstore)

This is awesome! I'll be looking for this store when I travel to Colorado later this summer.

https://bookbarblog.com/2019/06/29/bookbars-extremely-official-response-to-extre...

Beatlefan129 That is the best response ever! It‘s a great little store too, I used to live right down the street. Definitely check it out when you‘re here! 5mo
MicheleinPhilly OMG! This is the BEST! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 5mo
squirrelbrain That is so good! 5mo
DGRachel Awesome!! 5mo
jamicuns My local library does drag queen reading hour. I haven‘t been able to go yet but plan to support it. ❤️ 5mo
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Just finished this one on #Overdrive and I will be buying the hardcover. I seriously want to buy a ton of copies and give them to everyone I know. There is so much to be learned here, and it's such an important book. Melinda Gates knocked this one out of the park, and gets to the deepest parts of empathy, compassion, understanding, equality, and explains in an indisputable way how inequality impacts every aspect of life. Go get this book. Now.

Bookish_B I had the same reaction! 6mo
Gezemice Yes! A must read! 2mo
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Really good so far. I'd recommend it!

#Overdrive

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Oh, Cats! | Nola Buck
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Lucy sleeps in the weirdest positions. At least she's not laying across my book this time.
#CatsofLitsy #QueenLucytheValient

Scochrane26 My cat does that, too, sometimes he lays upside down across my body. He‘s weird. 6mo
Leftcoastzen 😻🥰 6mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 She‘s an adorable sweetie🐾❤️ 6mo
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silentrequiem So cute! 6mo
WellReadCatLady Pretty kitty! 6mo
goodbyefrancie @JanuarieTimewalker13 @silentrequiem @WellReadCatLady Thanks! She rescued us almost a year ago. She's pretty spoiled. 6mo
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A birthday goal and giveaway for @Jerdencon , what a cool idea!

@49BDAYGIVEAWAY

Jerdencon Thanks for joining 😀 6mo
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Listening to Rick Bragg talk about his mama touches my heart.

#Overdrive

webhau1 It is very good. Sweet and also funny. 5mo
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Panpan

I finished it, but it's crap. Basic self help book drenched in trendy language to sell. There are so many good books out there of this genre, don't waste your time on this one.

keithmalek I agree. 6mo
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Morning audio as I get a few things done. So far, just meh. I'm about 1 1/2 hours in, hopefully it gets better.
#Overdrive

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Found these goodies at yard sales yesterday. Most will end up in my #littlefreelibrary.

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Mehso-so

I guess Bill Gates and I have different taste in books. Meh. Not what I was expecting, and too much of what I wasn't expecting.

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Sometimes, the right book finds you. Nearly four years ago, my family suffered a loss that literally took our breath and, to this day, still often makes it difficult to function. The healing, if it is to be, is far away and a painful journey. Ann Hood's story of the sudden loss of her daughter describes grief in a way that makes you cry "Yes, this is it exactly!". If you or someone you know are wading through grief, I can't recommend this enough.

Bibliogeekery Great review! Sorry for your loss! 6mo
avgeyer My dad passed away on valentine's day this year and every day is still hard. Thanks for recommending this, I will definitely check it out. Sorry for your loss ❤ 6mo
goodbyefrancie @avgeyer Thank you, and I'm very sorry for your loss as well. I lost my dad 22 years ago, and I understand that pain. I wish you peace. 6mo
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It's a beautiful day for an #audiowalk! Happy Saturday!

#GetOutside
#NatureFix
#Overdrive

youneverarrived Gorgeous 💙💙 7mo
kathedron Oh, that looks gorgeous! 7mo
Bibliotekate I just picked up the physical copy of this from the library! Are you liking it? 7mo
goodbyefrancie @Bibliotekate I liked it, but I can't say that I loved it. 7mo
Bibliotekate Good to know. Thanks! 7mo
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Pickpick

Excellent story! Mayor Pete is a smart guy, and he tells his story in a great way - very down to earth, very intelligent, very analytical. Even if he weren't a presidential candidate, this is a book I would have read and enjoyed. He just seems like a good guy who would be great to visit with over lunch. I'll be watching him, for sure.

He also reads the audio.

#Overdrive

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Friyay!: Blank Line Journal | Hunter Leilani Elliott
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1. My Lola. Fat cat in a little box.
2. Shortest Way Home by Pete Buttigieg. Smart guy, great story.
3. Yard sales, laundry, reading, resting. Not necessarily in that order.
4. Gloomy, a little rainy, but decent temps.
5. We're grazing. No cooking for me tonight.

#Friyayintro
@howjessreads

TheSpineView If it fits, it sits!🤣💜🐾 7mo
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BOOKSHOPS | Jorge Carrion
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Today is my birthday and I'm stuck on a work trip, but I managed to find a bookstore. Happy birthday to me!

QuietlyLaura Happy Birthday! 🎂🎉 7mo
Eggs Happy Birthday 🎉🎁🎈🎊🎂 7mo
VioletBramble Happy Birthday 🎉🎈🍰 7mo
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Librarybelle Happy Birthday! 7mo
BlameJennyJane Happy Birthday! 7mo
Mynameisacolour Happy Happy Birthday! 7mo
hgrimes Happy birthday! 🎈 7mo
JessClark78 Happy Birthday! 🎊🎂🎉 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 🎉Happy Birthday!🎉 7mo
Jas16 Happy Birthday 🎉🎂🎈🎁 7mo
Pamwurtzler Happy birthday!! 7mo
HufflepuffGirl90 Happy birthday sweetie! 7mo
Chrissyreadit Happy Birthday! 7mo
CaliforniaCay Happy Birthday!!! 💜🥳💚 7mo
Theaelizabet Happy birthday! 7mo
Tamra Happy Bookday! 🎂🧁 7mo
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Excited to start this one on my drive tonight.

#Overdrive

MelissaSue81 I thought his book was excellent. Really smart guy. 7mo
Samplergal I liked it. he‘s on my watch list. 7mo
goodbyefrancie @Samplergal I'm about halfway through, and It's really interesting! I'm definitely keeping my eye on him. 7mo
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How Democracies Die | Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt
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Those who will read this are already aware of the signs, but this book gives a factual education and comparison of the ways damage is done to the Democratic system. Looking back historically, the book illuminates the hazards we face, the ways things could/should have been addressed, and what we can do now. I recommend it to everyone, but am completely aware that those who need to understand the most will likely never touch it.

#Overdrive

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Trying to finish the tagged book this morning, and Lucy is enjoying the laziness. I wonder if she knows that I can't feel my leg? 🐈 #CatsofLitsy #NeverDisturbTheKitty #QueenLucyTheValient

Leftcoastzen 😻😸 8mo
LaraReads So cute! I‘m in the exact same position. 😻 And they always know, seldom care! 😹😹 8mo
bedandabook I always end up with numb legs because if I disturb my cat he won‘t settle down again, so I daren‘t move! 😂 8mo
TK-421 I had the same issue last night! Ended up sleeping on the couch & woke up sore but kitty snuggles make it worth the discomfort. I think #NeverDisturbtheKitty is a hashtag that all Littens with cats should embrace 😸 8mo
rubyslippersreads #NeverDisturbtheKitty is a way of life for me. 😹 7mo
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Opinions | C. E. M. Joad
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The question came up as I saw a different Litsy post, but I thought I'd ask for more opinions. For those of you who listen to audio books through library services, do you prefer #Overdrive or #Libby, and what are the good and bad of each? I have only ever used Overdrive, but am curious about Libby. *Photo is part of my home library, because I obviously need more books. 🤷‍♀️

Jennick2004 Wow!!!! 8mo
Lcsmcat I find Libby‘s controls require fewer steps, which makes it easy to use in my car. 8mo
wanderinglynn I use Libby for the same reasons as @Lcsmcat 8mo
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CoffeeNBooks I just started using Libby, because it just seems easier to use than Overdrive. 8mo
Redwritinghood I use Libby or Hoopla. I prefer the controls and tracking on Libby. 8mo
Melissa_J Beautiful! One can never have too many books 😉 8mo
whatsthEStorey I prefer Libby to Overdrive. It feels easier to use to me. I like Hoopla as well, but Libby gives you more control over speed-sometimes I just want 1.85x, not 2x- and over the sleep timer setting. 8mo
JamieArc I use Libby and just prefer it over Overdrive because of its design. I also use Hoopla when I want a book immediately (no waits on Hoopla, but doesn‘t always have what I want). 8mo
goodbyefrancie @Lcsmcat & @wanderinglynn Easier would be helpful. I listen in my car a lot! 8mo
Sweetdgabe87 I am jealous of your library 😍😍 8mo
RebL Libby. Simple, less glitchy. Has a more intimate feel. 8mo
goodbyefrancie @CoffeeNBooks @Redwritinghood @whatsthEStorey @JamieArc @RebL Thanks for the input! Sounds like i need to give Libby a try. 8mo
goodbyefrancie @Jennick2004 @Melissa_J @Sweetdgabe87 I love my library. It's my favorite room in the house, very much a detox from my day. 8mo
Crystalblu So, Libby actually is overdrive, just made easier. 8mo
Book_Gobbler WOWZA! Pardon me while I wipe away the drool due to book cravings stirred by your beauteous library photo! 😃😅😍😍😍😍😘😘😘👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 📚 📚📚📚📚 8mo
Rebesta I love your library! 8mo
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Relax and Read | Eric Williams
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I woke up early this morning, thinking I would have most of the day to sit and read. I was just sitting down when a cork flew out of one of the bottles in our wine rack (who knew that could happen??), flooding the kitchen. 🤦‍♀️🍷 I just spent the last two hours cleaning wine off of everything and mopping floors. My house smells like wine and Pine-Sol, and the cats are mad because they can't get in the kitchen until it dries. Break time for me.

cariashley Wtf?! Was it an old bottle?? I have a LOT of wine in my apartment and have my fingers crossed that never happens here! 🙅🏼‍♀️ 8mo
goodbyefrancie @cariashley It was actually a new bottle! We have cases of wine, and have never seen this happen. It was a HUGE mess. 8mo
starlight97 Oh god all that wine going to waste *faints* 8mo
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Velvetfur I have NEVER heard of this happening! Now I'm scared of wine! 😂 I hope the wine smell evaporates soon x 8mo
Leftcoastzen That is really something,sorry,weird. 8mo
cherinium Horrifying! 8mo
Swe_Eva Unless you put the bottle through some severe temperature changes, it was probably a faulty cork. Once in a lifetime thing, I would say. 8mo
goodbyefrancie @starlight97 Right? A whole bottle all over my kitchen. 😯 8mo
scowler1 Stick with whiskey and it'll never happen again. 8mo
goodbyefrancie @Swe_Eva That's what we think. The cork is huge, so we think something must have been faulty. The cork flew across the kitchen and hit my dishwasher. 😲 8mo
goodbyefrancie @scowler1 I told my husband that this morning! Lol 8mo
Daisey I‘m cautious about this kind of thing and have had it happen with homemade wine because of bottling before fermentation is fully complete combined with temperature changes, but I‘ve never worried about it with purchased wine. I can definitely commiserate about the mess it makes! 8mo
scowler1 @goodbyefrancie Great minds think alike eh? 8mo
Swe_Eva @goodbyefrancie Wow, that‘s some pop! Sorry about the wine... And the cleaning up, of course. 8mo
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1. Goodbye Vitamin, First Women, A Year By The Sea, and New Life No Instructions.
2. 🤦‍♀️
3. 🤞📚🍷

#weekendreads
@rachelsbrittain

lkurgs 1. The Song of Achilles 2. 😀 3. ❤️💪💕 8mo
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Book mail is the best mail. 📚📚

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Far from the Tree | Robin Benway
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I listened to this on #Overdrive, and it definitely kept my interest. It was a little too neat and tidy on the ending for me - I don't usually do the "happily-ever-after" endings - but a good story.

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Far from the Tree | Robin Benway
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Beautiful day for an #audiowalk.

#Overdrive

JennyM Beautiful- enjoy 😊 8mo
Slajaunie Beautiful!! 8mo
CouronneDhiver Pretty 8mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful 8mo
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This was a LOT of work, but I got to shop early. Just got it all packed up. There was a second room with twice this many books. I'm exhausted. #librariesrock #FriendsOfTheLibrary #BookSale

readordierachel 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 8mo
Amiable That looks awesome! 8mo
Leftcoastzen Oohhh aaawwww.📚📚📚 8mo
CrowCAH I went to a book sale today, too! Found some nautical books! 8mo
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Mondays are Murder | Tanya Landman
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1. Hope Floats.
2. Probably the Marvel movies.
3. I love Ireland, and still have about 30 National Parks to see. Cambodia is on our list, and most of Europe.
4. I read a ton of biography and memoir, but love similar fiction.
5. Just English. I feel like a slacker.

#premondayvibes
@pepsicola

rretzler ❤️Marvel movies! Only 25 more days till Endgame and 💔 8mo
Bradleygirl @rretzler ah, none of us are ready for it 😭 8mo
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I finished this one on audio a couple of days ago. I read Nickel and Dimes several years ago (and I think everyone should). I think Maid has threads of that type of book running through it, but just doesn't feel the same. It's true that it's an inside look at the struggles of living and making a life, the challenges of a system that too often fails, but doesn't have the same impact. Still important, still a pick, not the same punch. #Overdrive

Reviewsbylola This definitely didn‘t feel as broad as Dimed but I really connected with the author‘s personal storyline. 8mo
EmilyM Currently reading it, and I read Nickel and Dimed awhile ago, too! 8mo
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Visited some flea markets and antique shops with the hubby yesterday and came home with this little reader to add to my home library. Just perfect!

Leftcoastzen Oh my gosh , so lovely. 8mo
Booksnchill Sweet find! 8mo
DivineDiana It is! 💗 8mo
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jpmcwisemorgan That‘s a great find! (edited) 8mo
JHSiess Cute! 8mo
tammysue Lovely find! 💗 8mo
rather_be_reading omg!! 😍😍 8mo
JoRead Love this! 8mo
Lcsmcat Love it! 8mo
LeahBergen Lovely! 😍 8mo
ReclusiveHermit Whoa!! 8mo
Sarah83 Such a lovely one 😍🎉 7mo
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Bookshelf | Lydia Pyne
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My #littlefreelibrary #bookstash is getting a little crazy. 😲

MelissaSue81 😲 8mo
Aims42 It‘s. So. Beautiful 🤩🥰 8mo
Prairiegirl_reading 😲😲😲 8mo
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BeckyandBooks 😍😍😍 8mo
valeriegeary 😱😱😍😍 8mo
DivineDiana Amazing!!! ❤️ 8mo
Book_Gobbler That is some gorgeous book love! 😍 8mo
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1. I've considered it, but have never done it. My TBR, though! 😲
2. A fall in the 5th grade. There was mud. Lots of mud. Omg.
3. Tagged!
4. Ohio in May, Colorado and Utah in July, considering Oregon in Setember/October.

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#wondrouswednesday

RvnclawWhovian Oregon in September/early October would be a great time as far as weather 8mo
Eggs 💗 #2!!! Happy travels!! 8mo
rather_be_reading if u ever want to try botm i can send u a referral link and we will both get a FREE book!! 8mo
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Gourmet Rhapsody | Muriel Barbery
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Long day at work, peanut butter & jelly sandwich and a glass of wine for dinner. Living the dream! 🍷😊🙋‍♀️

CouronneDhiver 🤘🏽 killing it. lol 8mo
C.Perone Dinner of champions! 8mo
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Sunday Sketching | Christoph Niemann
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Sunday evening. ❤

Freespirit That's an eclectic room!😊 8mo
Lcsmcat Love the globe! 8mo
goodbyefrancie @Freespirit It is a bit random. It's my home library, and I tend to just find things to add as I run across them. My favorite room in the house, it's like my own little cave! 8mo
goodbyefrancie @Lcsmcat I love it, too. It was an estate sale find. 8mo
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I visited the lovely #littlefreelibrary (at the right of the photo) at #equalityhouse in Kansas today and added two big stacks of books. This is right across the street from those nasty Topeka-based freaks whose name I won't speak. There are actually three painted houses now, and a community garden. #LoveWins

ApplesandSpindles ❤❤❤ This!!! 9mo
JSW 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 9mo
TiredLibrarian 💙💚💛🧡❤💜 9mo
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Chelleo Love this!! 9mo
tammysue 🙌🏻😍 9mo
Tamra Thank goodness! 9mo
GingerAntics I‘ve never heard of these “Topeka freaks.” I‘ll have to google them. I‘m going to guess their a crazy hate group, though. Love they have to see this everyday, though. 9mo
Bklover Love this!! 9mo
goodbyefrancie @GingerAntics The call themselves a "church", but they are horrible people. I try to never use their name because I don't want them to get any more press. They are the group that protests at funerals of soldiers, or people of the LGBTQ community, or anyone who supports them. Just horrid and nasty people. I've seen them in action three times, and they have kids as young as 5 or 6 carrying signs with that verbal vomit. Should be child abuse. 9mo
GingerAntics Oh I know who you‘re talking about. I didn‘t know they were from Topica. I actually watched a documentary about them after another of the daughters defected and did a TEDtalk about ending hatred. I‘d never heard for them before that. 9mo
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A Year by the Sea | Joan Anderson
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Lucy is not making this easy. #LoveMyLucy #CatsofLitsy

LaraReads Sweet baby! 🐈 9mo
RadicalReader Lucy is adorable!! I have a cat that is the same coloring but named Phineas 9mo
Slajaunie They never do! 💙🐾 9mo
goodbyefrancie @RadicalReader Phineas is a great cat name! 9mo
ShyBookOwl Ah, cat life. Love the bookmark! 9mo
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Silver Sparrow | Tayari Jones
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Today's audio. Enjoying it so far!

#Overdrive

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1. Reading, traveling, yard sales, sewing.
2. History, biographies, memoir, good fiction.
3. Two cats: Lola is 17, Lucy is almost 1.
4. For the most part, but I need to check.
5. Books, bookmarks, figures reading books. See a theme? 😄
6. I have two Little Free Libraries!

#LitsyLove

Julsmarshall 2 little free libraries? That‘s awesome! 9mo
j.rye You sound like an awesome person! 9mo
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