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josie281

josie281

Joined August 2016

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Had to go and renew my library card and walked out this this baby stack. The mysteries were on a whim. Starting with Eleanor Oliphant and amazing completely intrigued.

rachelm Liked that book! 2mo
josie281 @rachelm so far I am completely intrigued! 2mo
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On the Come Up | Angie Thomas
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Y‘all. I‘m fangirling over here! Angie Thomas retweeted my reply to her thread.

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Iron Kissed | Patricia Briggs
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Summers are for urban fantasy and romance books for me. I had heard positive things about the Mercy Thompson series and have finished four of them in the past month. So yep. There is that.

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The Music of What Happens | Bill Konigsberg
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Audiobook and an evening walk. I checked this out on a whim and I am a bit smitten. Now I might be reading past my bedtime again. #nosleeptillbookless #hoopla #yaylibraries

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Guide to German idioms | J. Peter Lupson
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This little gem was on the free table in the lounge!

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I went peach picking this morning. Now I must figure out what to do with them. These are the times where having a library of cookbooks beats the internet imo 🍑

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Say No to the Duke | Eloisa James
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As much as I love to read, I do not sit still well. Thank you for audiobooks! Yardwork and another fun Eloisa James tale! Almost done with the mulch and lavender is in full bloom! It‘s a much better day!

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Meet Cute: Collected Stories | Kass Morgan, Meredith Russo, Julie Murphy, Katie Cotugno, Emery Lord, Sona Charaipotra, Dhonielle Clayton, Nicola Yoon, Nina LaCour, Sara Shepard, Jennifer L Armentrout, Katharine McGee, Jocelyn Davies, Ibi Zoboi
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Some days are crap and require a light read and a cup of tea before bed.

Lcsmcat I hope today is better. 4mo
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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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I am devouring this book. I cannot pin point why, but one aspect is the word choices Orange makes. The stories feel like a breeze as you sit in the sun all day.

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My first post-school for fun read! Alsaid is one of my favorite YA authors. He writes with dimension and diversity!
Fun story about Lu and her post-high school breakup before college. I love a story that is not overly sweet and trite. #YA #notatypicalllovestory

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Paying for the Party | Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Laura T. Hamilton
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What is it about my sociology ready that stir up so much in me?
Fascinating read about class and how university is not the path to upward success as society portrays. Great read.
Finished it as I stand at the school district board meeting to fight the closing of my son‘s STEM high school. Happy Monday.

kspenmoll Good luck at the board meeting! 8mo
DarcysMom Best of luck at the board meeting! 8mo
LauraJ Stand strong! 🧪 8mo
josie281 Thanks all! Budgets are difficult anyway without children feeling the brunt of the cuts. 8mo
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Paying for the Party | Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Laura T. Hamilton
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Why is having dinner solo with a book an odd thing? No really, it‘s just me. #homework #hellorelevance #hilitsyimissedyou

mdhughes72 Not odd at all! 8mo
josie281 @mdhughes72 I had to tell two host persons that it was just me! I tossed on headphones to emphasize the soloness! 8mo
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Hobbes was rolling with laughter while reading. I came in to find him engrossed. He loves her humor but is also understanding more about mental illness. I think Jenny Lawson is a true gift!

JacqMac I love the way she makes it ok to not always be ok. 11mo
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Reading at the gymnastics meet. Welcome to adult university student life.
Interesting picks for my sociology readings course by @mdhughes72

mdhughes72 Why you reading this one first?? 11mo
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Finishing up this after a beautiful (and chilly) walk downtown tonight.

ChasingOm I‘ve got this on my shelf, waiting for me to be back in work mode... 12mo
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This is really a fantastic and intriguing look at Mark Twain, food, and culture. Perfect to audiobook & cook for tomorrow!
Not the tagged book as this is an #audibleoriginal

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The Woman Warrior: China Men | Maxine Hong Kingston
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Thanks for the reminder, Goodreads. Get me a clone or house elf (paid for the elf) and I could read more!!

TheReadingMermaid You can do it girl! You got this! You got two more months to go you can do it! 🎉🎉 13mo
Crazeedi Yes you can! 😉👍 13mo
josie281 Thank you, cheerleaders!!! 13mo
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The Woman Warrior: China Men | Maxine Hong Kingston
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I just started this and I am struck by the voice.

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Sometimes I need a book where I don‘t have to overthink. That is why I appreciate Jojo Moyes

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Pride | Ibi Zoboi
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Spunky P&P retelling art in Brooklyn. Quick and fun read. I read and listened to it because I was so involved.

Liatrek I ❤️ Princess Unikitty 😊 14mo
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Pride | Ibi Zoboi
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Lunch break run to the library! Pride was sitting on the shelf!
My homework load is lighter this weekend so I‘m going to read as much as possible.

LiteraryinLititz Looks like a great stack!! (edited) 1y
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So Easy to Preserve | Susan Reynolds, Paulette Williams, Paulette Williams Ybarra, University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension Service
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I picked up this preserving book at a local farm when I attended a class this summer. I am a beginner and love this book. It is simple and straightforward. It has good basic guidelines for preservation.
11 jars of plum jam are in a water bath right now!
The authors listed are the ones who revised the book. It is put out by the Cooperative Extension-of the University of Georgia.

RachelO Ooh yum! I love plum jam! 1y
Blueberry I have that book. It is a good one. I'm making peach jam tomorrow 😀 1y
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I enjoyed this retelling. The story itself is dark so this strange modern twist was quite fitting. Finished it up at the retreat at the lake this weekend. Binged it.

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You've Got Mail | Stephen Travis, Travis Stephen
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Friday happeness = 1/2 day at work + 1 froyo solo date + this effing amazing book from my #litmail reads..
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It‘s The Humans by Matt Haig.

haanim Glad you liked the book! ☺️💜 13mo
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#repost because @sisilia is wonderfully brave and has embraced something new- www.philosophia.sg !!!
The disguise bookmarks are the best because I like to hide while reading. Maybe if I bought them people would leave me alone! 😝.
“Who is this ‘mom‘ you speak of, strange child?” Hahaha!
Congrats on following your heart, Sisilia!!! #philosophia

sisilia Thank you, Erin! 😘 A friend purchased that yesterday even though he doesn‘t read. He just needs it to disguise himself 🤣 It‘s the best-seller so far ❤️ 1y
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Highlighting my #booksleeve I bought myself for my daughter‘s birthday (hey! I gave birth!!!) Wizard fabric? Swoon!!

CGKOENS Great book! Zacharias is one of my favorite authors and apologists. 1y
josie281 I‘m excited to start it @CGKOENS ! 1y
sisilia @BookGoGo makes the best booksleeves. I have 5 now and am itching for a new one 😆 1y
Crazeedi I listen to Ravis podcasts all the time! 1y
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Amusement park reading.

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#lunchandbook school edition. High hopes for this one because @kdwinchester recommended it to me not knowing I had to read it for sociology!

mdhughes72 I heard that it was awesome!! 1y
josie281 ^^^ biased view @mdhughes72 1y
mdhughes72 Just because I‘m biased doesn‘t mean I‘m not right!! 1y
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This class is phenomenal and this little guide is a welcome general overview. No bias or slant that I have found so far.

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Crap food & finally watching Love, Simon.

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Leah on the Offbeat | Becky Albertalli
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The daughter is deep into Albertalli‘s world!! Bonus is her phone matches the book cover (not shown except the tiny bit in bottom right corner)
🌍 📚 💜💚💙💕 my beautiful @BookGoGo sleeve does appear though! 🌺🌸

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Hobbes and Moo rode their bikes to the library today. He was stoked to grab this one. Moo owns Girling Up and recommended Mayim as an author.

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On our road trip to California I had a great discussion with my kids (11,12, & 15) about cost of living and housing prices.
Then I was assigned this for Sociology. Go figure. Serendipitous. And I am grateful to be reading this at my house.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Such a great book! 1y
Tamra Very thought provoking work. 1y
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Still Me | Jojo Moyes
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Mr Bingley, my sister‘s barn kitty, decided my reading time was nonsense and I should do better things with my coffee time.., like pet him.
We were able to compromise.

DGRachel Too cute! 1y
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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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Bubble tea post-movie faces. So. Damn. Good. The movie.
The tea was not bad either

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She‘s been wanting to read this as soon as it was assigned to me for my last class. This is my non-reader of the kids. If it‘s non fiction, it has a chance! #roadtrip #raisingreaders 🌈 ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🏳️‍🌈

mdhughes72 How did it go? 1y
josie281 She found it intriguing and really liked it. 1y
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#fuckcancer is all I can say. Our #Litmail group is such a part of my heart and cancer took one away from us.
@TheCanuckReader was such a light and joy and laughs. She was a vet who was just honored for her humanitarian work. If you feel lead, please donate to the rescue rehab she cofounded.
For those of us without Facebook can donate here: http://cwrc.net/cms2/wp/donate/

AmyG Oh no. 😪 1y
wanderinglynn Cancer sucks! My condolences to her family and friends. 💔🐾😢 1y
ScientistSam 💔 my condolences 😢 1y
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CouronneDhiver Oh no... 😢😢😢 This is terrible. God rest her soul. 1y
TheReadingMermaid 💕💖😢💖💕 1y
Jas16 💔 1y
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The Turner House | Angela Flournoy
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Me: I‘m going to knock out this final! So I will go hide in my office and work!!
Drives to office: carpet cleaners are there
Drives home to get laptop to work at library: Library not open until 10!
So now I sit in the campus coffee shop which isn‘t open and type. It is kinda the best spot after all. Off to enjoy the quiet.
I am still blaming you, @mdhughes72 . You know I cannot ignore an assignment fully.
Hi,Litsy Peeps! I miss you!!

mdhughes72 @josie281 Mwa-ha-ha-ha-ha!!! 😈 1y
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Dear Martin | Nic Stone
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@LitMail Christmas in July exchange spoiled the 💩out of me. Thank you, Tara!!!

AmandaL I love Flow! I still have two books of paper I'm working through. 1y
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I fell in love with the Maines family. And my school supplies match the cover= BONUS

4thhouseontheleft This is such a good book. Have you seen Nicole‘s Tedx talk? 1y
josie281 I just saw that @4thhouseontheleft !! 1y
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Leah on the Offbeat | Becky Albertalli
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I adored Leah in the last book. Excited to meet her more in this one!

Peddler410 It was wonderful. 1y
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The Cost of Discipleship | Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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A chapter of Bonhoeffer then a chapter of Ansari. Both are homework. I win!

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Reading stack for Families and Society. I‘m in love.

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The Cost of Discipleship | Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Homework for theology readings and my favorite snack- cereal!

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Short read but good information

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What happens when I am currently in four courses at once?
Currently Reading: too many at one time! 😝 I have to add some pleasure reads with my brain reads.

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Plague of Giants | Kevin Hearne
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Solid four star. New fantasy world but relatable. I enjoyed the bard‘s tale which wove the story together with multiple points of view without being confusing.
No picture at the moment so enjoy this picture of my town in Eastern Washington.

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Highlighting my meeting. I love this sticker. I cannot remember who from my #litmail sent it to me.

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Sassy Downton Abbey type drama and snark. Fun summer read. And I adore Rachel!
Book sleeve of fantastic library checkout card print by @BookGoGo .

KateFulfordAuthor @josie281 You like snarky then perhaps you could consider my debut? Reviews are saying: “I loved this book more than I initially thought I would. Fulford infuses her characters with intense personalities that are prone to clashing with those of others. I loved Eve from the very beginning..." It‘s been nominated for The People's Book Prize 2018 too!

Learn more via the link in the BIO
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Janmah If you like snarky, check out Lady Jane, don‘t remember the author but a fun read. 1y
josie281 @Janmah I loved Lady Jane! 1y
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Untitled | Unknown
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My youngest son and my daughter pregame ready. The flag is hanging in my house. 😆 ⚽️ 🇩🇪

CouronneDhiver 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 1y
saresmoore What cuties! 1y
AmyG Adorable 1y
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