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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Bookish Gifts



I wasn't planning to post here until after the New Year, but I wanted to pop my head in and show you the fun bookish gifts I got for Christmas and my birthday (the 22nd). My MIL got me Bookopoly, which looks like a lot of fun. She also got me Big Susan by Elizabeth Orton Jones and the hilarious red lady on the far left, whose skirt holds one of my favorite quotations: "She is too fond of books, and it has addled her brain." I believe it's by Louisa May Alcott, who penned one of my favorite books, Little Women. I received Strangling Your Husband is Not an Option by Merrillee Browne Boyack - you'll never guess from whom it came :) My mom gave me the fun cookbook, and my SIL gifted me with Barbara Taylor Bradford's Living Romantically Every Day, which looks fun. I also got book money that I'm very much looking forward to spending! Thanks, everybody, you sure know how to spoil a bookworm.

4 comments:

  1. Looks like you had a nice Christmas! I'm so glad you decided to post a little something. :-) I hope you enjoy the rest of your holidays!

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  2. I got bookopoly as well! Pride and Prejudice is there, yay!

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  3. The Bookopoly looks great. Enjoy your new treasures!

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  4. Don't you just love getting book-related gifts! I got the 2008 Book Lover's Calendar, a Barnes and Noble gift card and Ken Follet's World Without End. But, my favorite book-related gift was from my sweet husband. He gave me a large sterling silver heart bookmark engraved with my initials. I've looked at the Bookopoly before but haven't gotten it, yet. Let us know how you like it.

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