dropandgivemenerdy So a while back I was interviewed about my cover design for this P&P and I was so busy I totally forgot to tell you all about it! But I remembered now. Click the link in my bio for the interview {click the green button that says Creative Action Network Interview} and a very hastily taken shot of me at my desk in my office before I went to work, unwashed-mom-hair-ponytail and all
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  •   lostinlit_becca So beautiful 6h
  •   falckfleron For fuck sake that is beautiful!! 😀6h
  •   thebooksatchel Beautiful edition 4h
  •   jessinewell This is so beautiful! And you've slightly inspired me to start a P&P collection of my own, haha. 4h
  •   bookish.mel Oh my gosh, Lex! This is gorgeous!! 3h
  •   carried__ This is one of the most beautiful editions I've ever seen. You are so talented. 2h
  •   jbjorgan I just drooled a bit. Over my breakfast. God that's lovely! 2h
  •   christinebalintauthor What a stunning design! Well done you! (Especially with the unwashed-mom-hair-ponytail!!) 45min

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dropandgivemenerdy look at this stuff - isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete? It is. Until they add more. ••••••••••
This didn't look as pretty in the camera as it did in real life bummer. ••••••••••
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#penguinbooksappreciationtag | @littlebookwormig ••••••••••
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dropandgivemenerdy Thank goodness for the Super Bowl because that means a family party aka 5 babysitters so I finally got to ink three of the sketches that have been sitting in my sketchbook begging me to ink them! Tonight: scanning them in. Tomorrow: digitizing and making them available in my stores. Yey! ••• This one is extra special cuz it's a quote from my own book! #theonyxvial
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dropandgivemenerdy Update on the library: we had to scrap it for now 😟 because it was going to cost more than hubs expected and we actually need to use that money elsewhere. So he got me another tall bookshelf for the part of the room you can't see where I could put all my TBR books and give myself a little bit more room for the collections {P&P, HP, the new Oz books I got, the puffin classics} as well. So I had to move my TBR from the corner so I could put the shelf there, and this happened. And it looked too awesome not to share. I guess this is always an option if I run out of room with this new shelf ••••••••••
Been a busy weekend. Looking forward to the football game so that hopefully the family can entertain the clinger during the party and I can get some inkings of some new quotes done. She's a handful lately and I can't rely on her to sleep at night when if normally work on art stuff, so I gotta improvise! ••••••••••
She's feeding/napping right now so I'm going to sneak in a few pages of reading! Yey! ••••••••••
#sundayshelfie cuz I didn't have a chance to do a sock pic even tho I have super cute socks this week. Maybe I'll do the shot when hubs gets back from golfing and he can hold the hellion...
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dropandgivemenerdy With the return of the sorting hat on Pottermore comes an influx of existential crises. You took a chance and got yourself re-sorted, but now you have TWO houses to claim as your own! what house are you?! Who are you?! It's all so confusing. Lucky for you, I have you covered! Embrace that existential crisis, and get yourself a House Divided mug/pillow/blanket/shirt/etc today!! Theres FREE worldwide shipping + 20% OFF blankets and pillows until midnight Feb 7! Click the link in my bio!
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My book depository bookmarks are taking over my bookmark mug haha also, I think there's one bookmark @newleafwriter and @haibooklovers will particularly enjoy here
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dropandgivemenerdy The other case I HAD to have from @klevercase was this one. Because: birds. This case is so beautiful I can't even stand it. I love me some birds. And they're so pretty on this case!! ••••••••••
You can get your own today with a special discount if you use KLEVER20 at checkout! So there's really no excuse not to get it
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I have been picturing this shot for a couple weeks and finally found the box that held this cage! {yes, I still haven't finished unpacking and we've lived here for a year. But to be fair, I was 8 mos pregnant when we moved in and I was doing flooring up until the last couple weeks and then the baby came and so I haven't really had a chance yet to finish unpacking! Or hanging stuff on our walls even tho I made sure my office was mostly done. Okay I'm selfish. Whatever. I made some good progress today at least}. Anyway, it turned out pretty much how I pictured it I think. Not really hard to execute that when there's just one prop in the shot, tho...
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Fun fact: baby-wearing and doing chores is awesome EXCEPT when trying to remove clothes from a top-loading washing machine. ••••••••••
#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #tokillamockingbird #birds #klevercase #totalbooknerd #bookstagramfeature #igreads #fortheloveofbooks #fortheloveofreading
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dropandgivemenerdy #bookmail + accidental target #bookhaul I went into target after work, looking for a planner for hubs and socks for the kid and on the way out they had these books on sale and I was like MINE! And then I got home and had a couple packages from Book Depository and @chatbooks and @tjmoorebooks_author!
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Maddie is asleep on me and won't sleep in her bed. Meanwhile my eyes are crossing while I type this. Guess I'm going to fall asleep soon. Just did for a second there actually. Better stop typing haha
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  •   dropandgivemenerdy @catchme_ridingnerdy gah! Yes! That's exactly what's going on with us! Well. More specifically me. She will not be content on her daddy at night. No one but mom is acceptable. My back hurts 17h
  •   catchme_ridingnerdy @dropandgivemenerdy I have no idea how to make it stop happening! She falls asleep on me and then I'm stuck sitting on the couch until she wakes up. Last night it took us an hour and 15 min to put her to bed and she slept for 50 minutes in her crib. Which is the longest she has slept in that crib. No bedtime routine will work. 17h
  •   catchme_ridingnerdy @dropandgivemenerdy if you figure something out, please let me know! 17h
  •   dropandgivemenerdy @catchme_ridingnerdy oh my gosh it's like you're reading my mind! I have no clue either!! After my fourth attempt to put her in her crib when she was out cold in my arms, only to have her wake immediately and start wailing, I just couldn't handle it anymore and gave up trying. I was like fine. Sleep on me. Again. She's usually so good at going to bed, even if she doesn't stay asleep the whole night 17h
  •   catchme_ridingnerdy Mine has never been good at going to bed. I was frustrated last night after attempt 4 that I took her in the bed with me. I'm trying to get her out of her cosleeper since she's getting too big. She won't have it though. I'm so tired! We shall figure this out! I'll let you know if something works! I know the song "warm foothills" by alt-j works to quiet her down. 17h
  •   dropandgivemenerdy @catchme_ridingnerdy aw man. That's too bad. But it might be easier never having known her as a good sleeper haha it's like giving you dessert and taking it away after one bite over here! Yes we will figure it out. Probably just a phase. ...I hope 17h
  •   catchme_ridingnerdy @dropandgivemenerdy ::fingers crossed:: 17h

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dropandgivemenerdy Love this whole review of #theonyxvial from @anovelowl! Here's just a snippet. Thank you for the review and the stars and your excitement! It means so much to me ••••••••••
Get your e-copy today on Amazon! Only $2.99! And if you've got it and read it, be sure to leave a review on Goodreads and Amazon so others can see what you thought! {unless you hate it, then just quietly ignore this just kidding. You can leave a scathing review if you want. Just don't be cruel authors read those things yaknow}
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But seriously. Each purchase brings me just a little bit closer to being able to replacing my 9-5 with writing more books {I have 3 to write this year}, freelance design, and my etsy/redbubble/society6 stores as my full time job. That means more art and stories for you! And it means bringing my kid home so I can be with her every day. So, thank you for your support
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So I used to do these #chalkboardbookreview things back when I was on maternity leave and the babe slept basically all day. I loved them. So I wanted to bring them back, in a way. Figured featuring some reviews of my book would be fun! ••••••••••
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dropandgivemenerdy Look what came in the mail last night! my newest additions to my quickly growing @happyhelloart bookmark collection
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Something about the color in this picture I both love and can't stand. I can't figure out what it is. Oh well. ••••••••••
#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #bookmarks #harrypotter #percyjackson #potterhead #halfblood
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dropandgivemenerdy I'm over this whole 9-5 thing. I just wanna stay home and write books and design book covers and hand letter bookish quotes all day. I wonder if any publishing houses are hiring artists... Actually, if there are any self-published authors who want covers. I can start there. As long as they don't want pictures of people on their covers. Especially pictures of girls in big ass fancy prom type dresses other than that I'm not picky.
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Look at my international collections back before that Spanish book 1 came into my life. If only I could find a Swedish book 5 and an anything I don't have in a language I don't speak book 3 feel free to send me one if you've got those thanks ••••••••••
#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #harrypotter #internationalcollection #harrypotterfandom #potterhead #harrypotterforever #isolemnlyswearthatiamuptonogood #totalbooknerd #bookstagramfeature #read #readmore
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dropandgivemenerdy As promised, the last round of standouts from my January #nerdybookchallenge ••• This was so fun. Thank you all so much for participating! I am thinking of doing another in March because I enjoyed hosting this one so much! ••••••••••
Also, 12k?!?! ️ thank you all so much!! I love being a part of this community. Truly. You are all so awesome! Thank you
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From top L: @thebookkat | @andreabrame | @fangirl_of_the_books | @eternityofreading | @bellefalabella | @theundergroundbookdom | @bookwormeverlasting | @sincerelysara22 | @eatdrinkreadrepeat ••••••••••
Star ratings are a tough thing. It's so subjective. What do you consider five stars vs four? What do you give a 1? Do you find 3 to be a passing grade or something different? This is why I can't rate books with stars. Because I can't decide. Do you only give five stars to the things that Impact you on the same level as, say, Harry Potter? Or is that just unfair to all the really good books out there that you may not buy all the fandom merch for, but still really enjoyed? It's even worse for me now that I'm on the other side of these things. One bad rating can kill a good rating, from what other authors tell me, and so each new rating that pops up simultaneously excites and scares me but the ratings are very important for people to decide on your book, so you want them. So now I feel bad that I never rate the books I read oh, what a catch 22 we have here. ••••••••••
#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #12kfollowers
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dropandgivemenerdy Got these gorgeous flowers for my birthday the other day from one of my best friends {miss you Ashlee!! } and thought they looked lovely with tonight's #bookmail!! ••••••••••
Guys. I made it out of Barnes and Noble with only the book I was going for. Crazy. Only cuz the other thing I wanted wasn't in stock. Also I didn't even sniff going to the baby books section because I had to get home to give Mads her breathing treatment. So, tadaa!! I did it!! ...but then I used all 6 of my audible credits in one shot about half an hour ago
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TAGS! {finally}
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dropandgivemenerdy Okay I waited a week. Sorry if I spoiled you but I suck at waiting to share stuff. Anyway, here is my super awesome January #fandomofthemonthclub box! I love it. That bracelet is everything. And that mirror is hilarious. Great box this month, @fandomofthemonthclub!! ••••••••••
Guys, I offered to go to Barnes & Noble after work to pick up a book for a coworker tonight. What are the chances I leave with just that book?
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dropandgivemenerdy New #currentread starting today! Also, in true Alexis Lampley fashion, I merged my nerdiness with my best heels. TARDIS ring by @thegeekycauldron from my #fandomofthemonthclub anniversary box. ••••••••••
Aaaaand now I'm sick. Thanks @heyheymadelinemae. •••••••••• Get this shirt at my Society6 or Red Bubble stores! Click the link in my bio! ••••••••••
How's your day going? Mine is okay. Finished Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse during lunch. I have some Percy designs brewing in my sketchbook. What's your favorite quote{s} from the series? I'd like to do more!
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dropandgivemenerdy Part 3 of my #birthdayhaul combined with some #bookmail from yesterday! My lovely awesome sister @eatdrinkreadrepeat got me the two on the bottom right. {I don't know if I can bring myself to pull the calendar one apart and read it, Andi! } My non-existent will power got me the other three. That brings my P&P collection up to 37 {not counting the Klevercase or the poster} and also I now possess one of the prettiest covers ever {the only non-P&P book haha} ••• Also, just so you know, the illustrated P&P is waaaay bigger than I expected. It's awesome. But I was very surprised when I pulled it out of the box haha ••••••••••
Started replying to people last night and fell asleep. Oops. So let me just say it here: THANK YOU ALL for the birthday wishes. I swear I will get to your comments but apparently I'm going to be very slow about it
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dropandgivemenerdy #bookmail from yesterday! Didn't get to take a pic till almost 10. Was entertaining the kid. So she helped me because I was tired of just sitting there with her squirming in my lap of course her helper skills are lacking cuz she put her hand over the best parts of the titles I love these books and this artwork so much. @mincymockingbird is my favorite!! When I saw there was a new book available I HAD to have it. IMMEDIATELY. He pairs these gorgeous paintings of birds {my favorite animal. Don't tell my cat} with these quirky and hilarious titles/captions and I seriously love them so much. The titles give you a good indication of what you're working with here: vol 1: "It is folly to assume my awesome lies dormant" vol 2: "I have heard my praises sung in screams" and vol 3, which you can see fully cuz Mad's hand isn't in the way
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This was my birthday present to myself. At least, that was my reasoning
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#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #fortheloveofreading #fortheloveofbooks #birds #birdart #artbook
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dropandgivemenerdy Guys! @society6 selected my print {of the design on the pillow} to be included in their shop! Click the link in my bio and the "S6 Feature" button to find it!
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Also!! @redbubble has 20% off everything {including this design} until midnight!! Use the code CELEBR8! Click the link in my bio for that, too
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Remember how I said I color-code Maddline's bookshelf. Wasn't lying haha
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#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #rainbowbooks #bookishrainbow #nursery #babybooks #fortheloveofbooks #fortheloveofreading #booksaremagic
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dropandgivemenerdy Part 2 of my #birthdayhaul and just ••• Hubby got me this and is paying to have floor-to-ceiling built-in bookshelves put in my office, complete with rolling ladder ••• it means moving my desk and art into a different room, because the office will become a proper library, but I'm okay with that. Because we are gonna get a chaise to sit in the middle of the room for optimum reading. I am very excited!
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Does anyone have this? How do you wear it? It's too small for my head in the way I'm trying to wear it. Help!
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#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #harrypotter #ravenclaw #ravenclawsdiadem #ravenclawpride #diadem #harrypotterforever #fandom #fandommerch
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dropandgivemenerdy The new section of my book review blog, **Maddie Moo's Baby Book Reviews** is kicking off with Gold from @aspenrosepublishing! ••• now posted at http://dropandgivemenerdy.blogspot.com ••• click the link in my bio ••• I have been itching to start this section of my reviews. As Madeline grows there will be more actual review from her, rather than me, and she will also have her monthly wrapups its gonna be adorable, I think.
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So, my plans to reply to all the comments from the last couple days, and go through my feed, etc were dashed last night when Madeline stayed up till 10:30 and woke crying at 11:15. She proceeded to be awake and upset for most of the rest of the night. It was rough. Her RSV is getting better but now she has an ear infection so I'm even further behind. I'm sorry!
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#Books #bookish #bookgeek #booknerd #booknerdigans #bookstagram #booklover #bookworm #bookobsessed #bookaddict #babybooks #babybookreview #gold #kidsbook #childrensbook #heyheymadelinemae
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dropandgivemenerdy Hogwarts Studying Essentials. Mostly. Not sure the Wizard Wheezes guide is part of the curriculum. Nor the Marauder's Map. But those are definitely necessary to a good study session. As is the Chocolate Frog. Obviously. ••••••••••
Guys. I just realized I haven't properly shown you the inside cover of the Book of Spells @klevercase which is absolutely awesome and half the reason I got this case first over the P&P
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Get yours while the 40% off sale lasts!! It ends at midnight tonight!! •••
When you order be sure to use the code: KLEVER20 at checkout! ••••••••••
So glad I have my @boookmarky chocolate frog box bookmark to add to this shot! I love it! I have so many of their bookmarks and I'm not even a little bit sorry. They're great!! ••••••••••
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