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wordslinger42

Joined February 2017

Writer & Reader 📚 Owner: https://www.2125Books.com/
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Sauron Defeated by John R. R. Tolkien
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This December, I'm publishing my first book, Penelope Grace and the Winter Carousel. It's inspired by my mom, @curiouserandcurioser , and I wrote it to encourage people to live in wonder during a time of year when it's often difficult to feel any joy. If you'd like, you can read the synopsis on Litsy or head to my website to read a sneak peek of the Prologue 🎠❄
www.2125Books.com
Thanks everyone 💙

BookwormAHN Congratulations 👏🏻 12h
wordslinger42 @BookwormAHN Thank you very much! 😊 11h
Andrew65 Wow! Impressive. 🍾🥂 7h
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wordslinger42 @Andrew65 Thank you so much!! 😊 7h
Andrew65 @wordslinger42 Will check Prologue out later this week when I‘ve got a bit of time to enjoy it. 7h
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 Thank you, that's really kind of you!! 7h
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I DID IT!!!!! 😊 I've never managed to get to 24 hours before and it's SUCH a good feeling! I finished off the night with Harry Potter and now my happy Gryffindor heart is celebrating with some tiramisu 🥳
Thanks to everyone who hosted this #readathon and congratulations again to @MrBook on his awesome milestone!!!

#MrBook1InaMillion #24B4Monday #LitsyPartyofOne
@Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid @Lucas.Rencher @Rachel.Rencher

ImperfectCJ WOW! Congrats on making 24 hours! You earned that tiramisu! 😎 1d
Daisey Congratulations! 🎉 🙌 1d
wordslinger42 @ImperfectCJ @Daisey Thank you so much!! 😊😊 1d
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UnidragonFrag Congrats! 🎉 Great book to end on and that food looks yum! 1d
Crazeedi Congrats!!🎉🎉👏 1d
wordslinger42 @Crazeedi Thank you!! 😊 1d
UnidragonFrag You're welcome!! 1d
MrBook WOOHOO! 😎🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🔥🔥🔥 1d
wordslinger42 @MrBook Thank you!! 😊 17h
Andrew65 An awesome job, well done and thanks for playing along. 👏👏👏😊👍🥂🍾🥂🍾🥂🍾🙌🥳🎯😍💖🎈​ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ntG50eXbBtc 9h
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 That video made making it to 24 hours completely worthwhile 😂😂😂😂 7h
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Oddfellow's Orphanage | Emily Winfield Martin
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My last check-in before I hit 24 hours! 3 and 1/2 hours to go 😊 Finished up these two reads and enjoyed both, although not sure how I feel about the ending to Dragonslayer!

#readathon #MrBook1InaMillion #24B4Monday #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Andrew65 @Rachel.Rencher @Lucas.Rencher @TheReadingMermaid

Andrew65 You are doing brilliantly. Good luck for the last part. 👏👏👏 1d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 Thanks for all the encouragement! 😃 1d
MrBook 😎👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🔥🔥🔥 1d
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Sauron Defeated | John R. R. Tolkien
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Getting closer! #24B4Monday
I finished The Notion Club Paprrs for #LOTRHistory, and never have I been so relieved to be done reading something by Tolkien. I feel slightly traitorous and guilty... but still relieved.

#MrBook1InaMillion #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Andrew65 @Lucas.Rencher @Rachel.Rencher @TheReadingMermaid

Andrew65 Fantastic time, doing so well. 👏👏😊👍 1d
MrBook You are rockin‘ this!!! 🥳 1d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 @MrBook Thank you guys! I feel like I'm participating in the Litsy Olympics 😅 1d
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great job, you‘ve caught up and passed us! Go you!!! 1d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Or if this is Litsy Olympics...lapped us! 😉 1d
wordslinger42 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa 😅 I only did it because this next week is going to be really busy for me and I didn't want to fall behind again! 1d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @wordslinger42 I don‘t blame you there, you have to read when the reading time is good! 1d
Andrew65 @wordslinger42 Well it looks as you are about to hit Gold then. (edited) 1d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 😅 I skated by with an hour and a half to spare! 17h
Andrew65 Yes! 👏👏👏🙌🙌🙌🍾🥂🍾🥂😍👍😊​ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ntG50eXbBtc 10h
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Sauron Defeated | John R. R. Tolkien
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Andrew65 Great time, good luck today. 🤞😊👍 2d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 Thank you very much! 2d
Daisey Great time! I‘m reading a bit more of the #NotionClub Papers this morning as well. 2d
Rachel.Rencher Cute mug 😁 2d
MrBook 😁😁👏🏻👏🏻 1d
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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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Embarking on a new read for #24B4Monday !!! I've finished two books (that I'd already started) and a short ebook, and I'm at 11 hours for the #readathon 😊 How is everyone else doing?! It's so fun to do this challenge with all of you wonderful Littens! 💙📚

#MrBook1InaMillion #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Andrew65 @Lucas.Rencher @Rachel.Rencher @TheReadingMermaid

Andrew65 That‘s fantastic! 👏👏👏 Always great to do this Readathon and see what and how everyone else is doing. 2d
Crazeedi You're doing great 2d
MrBook WOOHOO! Looking good! Coming along. 😁 2d
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Andrew65 At 19 hrs 31 mins and just gone 2pm. (edited) 2d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 You're doing so great!! 2d
Andrew65 @wordslinger42 As hosting feel I need to lead by example. 😂 2d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 😂😂 Well, you're doing a splendid job! 2d
Andrew65 @wordslinger42 Thanks 😊 2d
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Took a brief break to mail my #winterswap package for #litsylove ? Now, I've donned my official #readathon shirt (it says "On your mark, get set, read" ?) & it's time to get back to #24B4Monday ???☕☕☕

#MrBook1InaMillion #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid @Lucas.Rencher @Rachel.Rencher

Andrew65 Good luck with day 2, a t-shirt for the Readathon. I like your style! 😊 3d
vivastory Love the shirt 👏🤘 3d
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!! Thank you 🎉📚🙌🏻 2d
wordslinger42 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Of course! Thanks for organizing the swap 😊 2d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You look so pretty 💞 2d
wordslinger42 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you so much, Misty 💕💕 That's really sweet of you to say!! 2d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @wordslinger42 I mean it!! How is your mom? I have something to send her I just haven‘t been off work to go to PO 😫 2d
wordslinger42 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks She is doing OK! Things are still pretty stressful in some ways, but we're taking it one day at a time. Thank you so much for asking 💜 We've both bought fresh litsy love supplies so we can finally reply to everyone!! 2d
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2d
wordslinger42 @MrBook Thank you! 😊 2d
UwannaPublishme Coolest t-shirt! 🙌🏻 8h
wordslinger42 @UwannaPublishme Thank you!! 😃 7h
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It's a sleepy start to the morning, but a start nonetheless! Today, my first goal is to finish the last couple hundred pages of this chunkster! My snack for the foreseeable future is coffee 😅 I've never made it to 24 hours in a #readathon and I'm determined to do it this time!

#MrBook1inaMillion #24B4Monday #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid @Lucas.Rencher @Rachel.Rencher

Andrew65 Good luck with finishing it. 👍 You can do it! (edited) 3d
Daisey These sound like great goals! Enjoy the coffee. 3d
Eggs That mug!!! 3d
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MrBook WOOHOO, love that determination 😎🙌🏻! And that mug! 3d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 Thanks for the encouragement!! 3d
wordslinger42 @Eggs @MrBook Thanks!!! I got the mug at Books-A-Million 😄 One of my personal favorites! 3d
wordslinger42 @Daisey Thank you!! 😊 3d
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My progress so far for the #readathon in honor of #MrBook1InaMillion ! I finished the tagged book, refueled with coconut shrimp and cheddar bay biscuits, and am ready for the next leg of this reading adventure!

#24B4Monday #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid @Rachel.Rencher @Lucas.Rencher

MrBook WOOHOO!!! 3d
Andrew65 Going well! 👏👏👏😊 3d
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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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Also, I've had nothing today but a whole lot of caffeine, so I'm abandoning my non-snacking ways 😂 Here we go!

#MrBook1InaMillion #LitsyPartyofOne #24B4Monday #Readathon
@MrBook @Andrew65 @Rachel.Rencher @TheReadingMermaid

vivastory Did you make those tots in honor of @MrBook ? If so, that's awesome...if not tots are delicious anyways 3d
Andrew65 Interested to see what you think of this book. 3d
wordslinger42 @vivastory Haha yes, actually!! Had them for dinner last night, and when I was getting my snacks ready, tater tots seemed to be in keeping with the spirit of the celebration 😂😂 3d
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wordslinger42 @Andrew65 I'm excited to dive in (pun intended 😅)! I never read The Night Circus, so this is my first experience with this author! 3d
MrBook Aahhhhh! #TATERTOTS(!!!) 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻☺️🤗🤗🤗. You‘re the best! 😌 3d
wordslinger42 @MrBook 😂😂😂 Thank you kindly! Also, did you actually start a hashtag for tater tots on Litsy?! If so, THAT'S the best 😅 3d
MrBook Either someone started it for me or a few people told me to start it 😂👏🏻. 🙈 3d
Andrew65 @wordslinger42 Oooh! You must read The Night Circus, I love that book. 3d
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I went to the library & the bookstore to grab a couple last minute additions to my TBR for the #readathon You could call me ambitious 😅

#MrBook1InaMillion #24B4Monday #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Lucas.Rencher @Rachel.Rencher @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65

Andrew65 Wow! Good luck on getting through them this weekend! 😂 3d
wordslinger42 @Andrew65 Thanks! 😅 I'm already partially through two of them, which should *hopefully* help 3d
MrBook If anybody can follow through on their ambition...that would be yyyou! 😎🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 3d
wordslinger42 @MrBook Aww thanks! One down, four to go 😃 3d
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Repost for @ljuliel

#keepLitsyactive #historybooks

Today's book question: What time frame do you enjoy reading about? If you don't like NF, history or historical fiction, is there a time frame you prefer? Like modern day, 1950s, 1930s? Please repost with a book you enjoyed from that time frame!

I love reading anything about Henry VIII and really enjoyed the tagged book 🤴

ljuliel Thanks for posting. It‘s really interesting that out of all the answers, we‘ve had very few that are the same. Lots of variety. 4d
wordslinger42 @ljuliel Of course! 😊 I'm surprised at the variety, too, but it's cool to learn about so many books that I probably wouldn't have discovered otherwise! 4d
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The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
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This is my stack of books for the #MrBook1InaMillion event!! 🎉😊 I'll also be reading the tagged book, but I haven't picked it up from the library just yet. I'm not much of a snacker while reading, but will definitely be drinking lots of coffee and tea to keep me going during this readathon extravaganza!!

#24B4Monday #LitsyPartyofOne
@MrBook @Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid @Rachel.Rencher

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 4d
MrBook Oooh, love this!! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Very happy you‘re joining in the fun! 🤗 4d
wordslinger42 @MrBook Me too!! Thanks for helping to organize this 😊 4d
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Sauron Defeated | John R. R. Tolkien
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OK... I love Tolkien with all my heart, but I'm currently feeling very thankful that he abandoned the Notion Club Papers in favor of finishing LOTR. Some small bits are kind of interesting, but for the most part, I am just really not enjoying this 😴

#YearofTolkien #LOTRHistory

Daisey I‘m not far, but I understand what you mean. There are little bits that really speak to me and other sections where I‘m struggling to stay engaged. 1w
wordslinger42 @Daisey Yes! I feel so distracted while I read, like I end up checking Litsy more often than I turn a page 😅 1w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @wordslinger42 I completely agree, these were much more challenging for me to read and stay engaged, where the LOTR‘s chapters flew by. 6d
wordslinger42 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Glad I'm not alone! I'll be very happy when we're done with this section! 6d
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @wordslinger42 Same here! It definitely feels more of a great group brainstorming what-of session, less of a great read, in my opinion anyway...so great if you were there, not so great as a story to just read....and I‘m not sure all the footnotes help either, this might be one of the few cases where they make it more confusing sometimes. 6d
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Snow White | Chloe Perkins
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Our very own @JazzFeathers has published the first installment of her Snow White retelling on her blog ( www.theoldshelter.com ) Let's give our #authorsofLitsy some love! I really enjoyed the first chapter and can't wait to see how it turns out 😊

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Congratulations @JazzFeathers 🎉🎊📚🙌🏻 1w
JazzFeathers Awww, thanks so much for the shoutout @wordslinger42 😘 l'm so happy you enjoyed the first instalment. 7d
JazzFeathers @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks. It's only the beginning of a long journey, but it's started out with a lot of positive energy 😊 7d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @JazzFeathers so happy for you!!!! 🎊🎊🎊 7d
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Congratulations, @MrBook 😊 I'm so excited to participate in the celebration!!! 🎉🎉🎉 Thanks for hosting the readathon! What a fun way to celebrate! #MrBook1InaMillion #Readathon #24B4Monday #LitsyPartyOfOne

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Eternally thankful that we have an Ent across the street 😅 Or is it just me who sees it?!

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Pre-orders for my first book, Penelope Grace and the Winter Carousel, are open!!! I would be so honored if you would check out the website and pre-order a copy ❄🎠 Pre-order here: https://www.2125Books.com/

#writersofLitsy

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Exciting book-related news!!! I added my book (tagged) to the Litsy database, & the Instagram page for my publishing company, is open! If you'd like to follow along, I'd love to share this adventure with you 😊

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Sauron Defeated | John R. R. Tolkien
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The part in quotation marks 💚💚💚

#YearofTolkien #FellowshipofTolkien

Daisey Yep! This was the quote that most stood out to me as well while reading this chapter. 3w
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I really loved the look at the reunion of the fellowship in this chapter 💚

#YearofTolkien #FellowshipofTolkien

JazzFeathers A friend of mine always says she's like the book finished on the Field of Cormallen. Such a positive note. 2w
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Sauron Defeated | John R. R. Tolkien
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I really enjoyed this short chapter. I always think it's interesting to read about certain sections where Tolkien's ideas were almost fully formed from the start. It doesn't happen very often for me when I'm writing, but it's always exciting when it does!

#YearofTolkien #FellowshipofTolkien

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Hot cocoa & Tolkien ☕📚 Is there any better combination?

#YearofTolkien #FellowshipofTolkien

Daisey Sounds wonderful! 4w
JazzFeathers I like that edition! 2w
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The logo for my publishing company is ready!! 😊 And the website will be up and running soon! I can't wait to share it with you guys!!

REPollock Congratulations! Very exciting!!! 📚 1mo
wordslinger42 @REPollock Thank you so much!!! 😊 1mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Congratulations 🎉 1mo
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @wordslinger42 You are so welcome! I‘m so sorry I missed it earlier. Good luck in all your endeavors! 1mo
wordslinger42 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Don't feel bad!! Thank you so much! 1mo
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"Yet I knew the moment I started worrying about whether or not I was good enough for the job, I wouldn't be able to do it." - Madeleine L'Engle

Today, something new begins.

I've dreamed of starting a Christian publishing company for a couple years now, and today, it's official! God led me to John 21:25 on a Sunday morning when I was wondering what on earth was next.

This was His answer: (continued in comments)

wordslinger42 "Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written."

Welcome to 21:25 Books, a home for stories and writers who are passionate about filling this world with books about Him and the good things He does.
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curiouserandcurioser @wordslinger42 So proud of the woman you have become! Always keep dreaming because you ARE the girl for the kob! I love you with all my heart. 1mo
curiouserandcurioser @wordslinger42 I meant the girl for the job haha! 1mo
wordslinger42 @curiouserandcurioser I love you, too, momma 💜 That's the book I'm reading right now 😅 1mo
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Saw this bookish photo on Pinterest, and it's just too pretty not to share 📚🕰

Enjoying the current #bbbbc pick (tagged) very much!

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Well, the lady who inspired it all, @curiouserandcurioser , has given Part One her seal of approval 😊 I'm so excited to share this story with you all! The launch team starts the 1st week of October (if you'd like to join in on the fun, let me know!)
Part One: Christmas will be available in early December ❄

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Congratulations 🎊🎉🎈 2mo
wordslinger42 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you so much, Misty!! 😊 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @wordslinger42 you‘re welcome sweetie 💗 2mo
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I'm reading a book today (tagged) that I have to write a review for. So far, not loving it. But the chai tea & the cozy fall weather are helping me cope ☕🍁🍂

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It's a happy day when your library hold is ready to be picked up 😊 So excited to read this one!

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Starting this one for #BBBBC 📚 So far, so good!

TrishB Lovely copy 👍🏻 2mo
wordslinger42 @TrishB I liked this cover as well! 2mo
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Julu | Jan Anderegg
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Mehso-so

I write reviews for an online community for book lovers! I just reviewed the tagged book (link below if you'd like to read it!). This was a unique story with a lot of potential, but the characters needed to be more developed and the number of errors was really distracting.

https://forums.onlinebookclub.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=118991&fbclid=IwAR1FHlYfG...

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Finally continuing my re-read of the Shannara series with my favorite Druid 📖

GrilledCheeseSamurai Niiiiice! An old favorite of mine. 🤩 2mo
wordslinger42 @GrilledCheeseSamurai I loved it! I haven't read the novellas before, but thought I finally would since the last book is coming out next year! 2mo
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1. Yes! 😊
2. Candles (Frostbeard Studio & Dio Candle Co are my favorites!). Mugs
3. I collect snowglobes!
4. I love Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate

#litsylove

Trashcanman 👁️👁️ 2mo
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Cozying up amidst my fall decorations with this read from the library 🍁📚

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I'm pretty sure that I'm just as delighted with these pop-up books as I was when I was 10 😂😂😂

chaoticgoodhufflepuff There are pop-up books?!? I need these in my life immediately! ❤️ 2mo
wordslinger42 @chaoticgoodhufflepuff I had totally forgotten about them! I only found them because I was cleaning out a shelf full of old books in my closet! No clue if you can still find them! I only have the pop-up books for SS and CoS, but I'm guessing they made them for all the books?! 2mo
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I found two Harry Potter deluxe pop-up books from when I was little, and my nerdy heart is ridiculously happy 💙💙💙

chaoticgoodhufflepuff 😍😍😍 2mo
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The War of the Ring | Christopher Tolkien
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While I thought this whole chapter was interesting, I think my biggest takeaway is that I'm so glad Tolkien decided not to kill of Eowyn! She's one of my favorite characters 💚

#LOTRHistory #YearofTolkien

Daisey What!? I haven‘t gotten to this chapter yet, but I would have to agree with you! 2mo
wordslinger42 @Daisey Oh no, I'm sorry to have spoiled it for you! But yes, I was so surprised that he considered that! 2mo
Daisey @wordslinger42 No worries! I like seeing everyone‘s thoughts even if I am behind on my reading. I‘m not really all that surprised knowing what she did face. Yet, I hadn‘t seriously considered it. 2mo
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JazzFeathers I haven't come to that part yet, but now l really want to! Eowyn had such a huge growing arc as a character. Though l suppose we'll see more of it in the revisions. I suppose. 2mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I know, what a great section....and I agree, like Galadriel her character grew into so much more than he originally planned. 2mo
wordslinger42 @Daisey Yeah, I suppose it's not such a surprise! But she's too good of a character to get rid of! 2mo
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I'm hoping for more information about Eowyn.. and Arwen! I keep waiting for her to come up! 2mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @wordslinger42 I know, I keep waiting for her to appear too...at this point I‘m thinking she didn‘t emerge until rewrites later. 2mo
wordslinger42 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I hadn't thought of that! I got my copy of Sauron Defeated from the library and the chapter names definitely don't give any hints that she'll be mentioned. 2mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @wordslinger42 He writes such great characters, and yet it‘s funny how all the ladies snuck up on him and made themselves known, then grew into bigger than he had planned, etc. Faramir had a similar story development too. It‘s so interesting to read about the characters that surprised him as he wrote them. 2mo
wordslinger42 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa It is fascinating, and I think that the characters who surprised him are often some of his best 😊 And I've always been impressed by how strong his female characters are! 2mo
JazzFeathers @wordslinger42 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa l too think Arwen will probably appear in revisions. And true, eh? The characters that snuck up on him are often so interesting. And it's interesting that often they are women. I'm always so surprised that Tolkien's women are seldom acknowledged and yet they tend to be strong characters. Don't know where the legend arisen that Tolkien didn't have good female characters. 2mo
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Daisey I've heard people say that his female characters aren't strong, and I'm always frustrated when I hear that. He should be acknowledged for writing such strong women at a time when, as far as I know, that wasn't happening very often 2mo
JazzFeathers I've seldom read stronger, more driven or wiser characters even in more recent books. Women in Tolkien often have stronger good quality than men (the are more determined, they often are wiser, they can see deeper and further, they are hard to deceive) and still we fans always have to defend their creator. Just craziness. 2mo
Daisey @wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers @Riveted_Reader_Melissa I tend to think people get frustrated by the small number of female characters and don‘t look further. They don‘t give the amazing female characters that do exist a chance, nor do they give Tolkien the credit for what he did create in them. I would much rather have a few strong women than several that are nothing more than damsels in distress, side characters, or evil. 2mo
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers @Daisey Hear, hear! It's the quality of the characters, not the quantity. If I were still in college, I'd be writing a paper on Tolkien's female characters 😂 Oh well. I did manage to make my two final papers of senior year about Tolkien! 2mo
JazzFeathers @wordslinger42 That's awesome! I want to read them! 2mo
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers You're welcome to, but I'm afraid you'll think they're terribly boring! One is much better than the other, I think, even though I got an A on both 2mo
JazzFeathers @wordslinger42 Did you publish them somewhere? Or should l give you my email? 2mo
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers Nope, they were just for college, but I can email them to you! 2mo
JazzFeathers oldshelter@yahoo.com 😊 2mo
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers I sent you an email a little bit ago! 2mo
JazzFeathers @wordslinger42 Just seen it! 😀💪Break a leg with your project 😉 But also consider the platform Medium. I've started posting articles about Tolkien there just recently, and l've found that they are more appreciated than l thought they would be. 2mo
wordslinger42 @JazzFeathers Thanks! I might check that out 😊 2mo
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The War of the Ring | Christopher Tolkien
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I read a portion of the chapter for #LOTRHistory 💚 I continue to admire Christopher Tolkien's dedication to sorting out the puzzle that was his dad's writing process 😂

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@MoonWitch94 Thank you so much for the beautiful gifts!!!!! I love them! 😊 I've been slowly getting the new cover editions of HP, & now I can add one more to my collection! And the puzzle is absolutely gorgeous!!! Thanks for taking the time to pick out some special #fallathogwarts gifts for me 💜

#fallathogwartsswap #FAHS @Endowarrior21

MoonWitch94 I‘m so glad you like them! Enjoy! Take a pic when you finish the puzzle 😊 2mo
wordslinger42 @MoonWitch94 I definitely will!! 😊 2mo
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MoonWitch94 Yay!!!!! 3mo
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Hogwarts Classics | J. K. Rowling
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@Endowarrior21 The package is on its way! I'll update Elfster with the tracking number as soon as I get home! #fallathogwarts #FAHS

wordslinger42 @Endowarrior21 Also, do you happen to know if my match sent out her package? If so, I haven't gotten a notification on Elfster! 3mo
Endowarrior21 @wordslinger42 I will look when I get home 3mo
wordslinger42 @Endowarrior21 Ok, thank you! 3mo
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Endowarrior21 @wordslinger42 your welcome 3mo
wordslinger42 @Endowarrior21 OK, thanks for checking :) 3mo
Endowarrior21 @wordslinger42 your welcome 3mo
Endowarrior21 @wordslinger42 so I was just informed she just sent it and will be updating Elfster tonight 3mo
wordslinger42 @Endowarrior21 Yay! Thanks! 3mo
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West | Edith Pattou
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Thank you, @Megabooks for this lovely #25Etsy giveaway!! Etsy is one of my favorite sites 😊 My favorite summer read was West by Edith Pattou! It's a sequel to her book, East, which is a retelling of East of the Sun, West of the Moon! I can't recommend it enough!

Megabooks Cool!! Thanks for entering!! 3mo
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@Princess-Kingofkings Thank you so very much for all of these lovely bookmarks! I'm so excited to check out all of these books and authors! And thank you so much for making me this beautiful bookmark -- it will be such a wonderful reminder while I read that I'm a daughter of the King 😊

@LibrarianRyan #bookmarkswap

Princess-Kingofkings My pleasure 👑 3mo
Crazeedi Beautiful and a great reminder 👑 3mo
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The War of the Ring | Christopher Tolkien
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Today, we continue our journey as #MiddleEarthTravelers 😄 Feel free to join in!

#LOTRHistory #YearofTolkien

Trashcanman 😊 3mo
wordslinger42 @Trashcanman You're welcome to join in if you want! 😊 3mo
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It's in the mail, @LibrarianRyan 🙂 Thanks for hosting the #bookmarkswap So much fun!!

LibrarianRyan yeahhhh 3mo
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Hi all! I'm looking to gauge interest for the launch team for my book, Penelope Grace and the Winter Carousel! If you're interested, please fill out this survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C68VN96

Would you mind sharing this post & tagging me?! The more Littens, the merrier the launch team will be! 😊

wordslinger42 @wanderinglynn @Soubhiville I just decided to create a new post with the correct link! All the misspellings are gone and it works on my desktop, so we should be good to go! Thanks for your help 🙂 3mo
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Pickpick

What a wonderful book! I feel like I just had breakfast with Jesus, and He just gave me the best wake-up call I've ever had through Mike's insightful and humorous words. Everyone should read this book.

I received an advanced reader copy from WaterBrook and Multnomah.

BookBabe Thanks for sharing! It sounds wonderful. #Stacked! 😊 3mo
wordslinger42 @BookBabe It's one of my new favorite books!! I hope you love it, too! 3mo
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Just curious! Are there many people participating in the Fall At Hogwarts swap? I'm used to seeing lots of people sharing the progress of shopping/making things for their swap partner & it's been pretty much radio silence as far as I know 😂 The theme of the swap is so perfect, & I'm really excited about it, so was just wondering!

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The Treason of Isengard | John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien
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I am slowly, but surely, getting caught up for #LOTRHistory 📚 Looking forward to this chapter! Galadriel is such a wonderful character 💙

#YearofTolkien

Deidre-Dee-OfficialBookworm What a coincidence! I'm reading 'The Two Towers' at the moment! 4mo
wordslinger42 @Deidre-Dee-OfficialBookworm How funny!! Reading the LOTR Histories is definitely making me want to re-read the series! 4mo
JazzFeathers Isn't Galadriel's chapter just awesome? I loved how she took things in her hands even with her creatore 😆 4mo
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Today is a writing day & I'm making pretty good progress! Let the scribbling continue! ✏