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MOTM August 2017: CatintheHat

Post by bookowlie » 25 Jul 2017, 09:38

I am pleased to announce the August 2017 Member of the Month is…CatintheHat! CatintheHat has been a member of the site since May 2016. An avid reader, she has already read 42 books in 2017…and it’s only July! I have no doubt she will surpass her annual reading goal of 52 books. CatintheHat’s reviews are well written with thorough, insightful commentary. She is also supportive of other reviewers and routinely posts thoughtful comments. CatintheHat is a regular contributor to other sub-forums and initiates interesting discussion topics such as “Choosing Books for In-Person Book Clubs” and “Recipes within Stories.” When she brings up suggestions, they are presented in a detailed and respectful manner. As a fellow Dr. Seuss lover, I have to admit her user name always makes me smile. I can already guess what she might wear on her head during her reign. Please join me in giving a round of applause to our newest Member of the Month, CatintheHat!
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Post by gali » 31 Jul 2017, 22:56

Congratulations @"CatintheHat" :) :congratualtions-smiley:

Thank you @"bookowlie". :tiphat:
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Post by Gravy » 01 Aug 2017, 02:22

:text-woo:

Congratulations!
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Post by CatInTheHat » 01 Aug 2017, 07:33

bookowlie wrote:I am pleased to announce the August 2017 Member of the Month is…CatintheHat! CatintheHat has been a member of the site since May 2016. An avid reader, she has already read 42 books in 2017…and it’s only July! I have no doubt she will surpass her annual reading goal of 52 books. CatintheHat’s reviews are well written with thorough, insightful commentary. She is also supportive of other reviewers and routinely posts thoughtful comments. CatintheHat is a regular contributor to other sub-forums and initiates interesting discussion topics such as “Choosing Books for In-Person Book Clubs” and “Recipes within Stories.” When she brings up suggestions, they are presented in a detailed and respectful manner. As a fellow Dr. Seuss lover, I have to admit her user name always makes me smile. I can already guess what she might wear on her head during her reign. Please join me in giving a round of applause to our newest Member of the Month, CatintheHat!
Wow! I am truly honored. Thank you so much for your kind thoughts and praises.
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Post by kandscreeley » 01 Aug 2017, 07:36

Very nice! Congrats CatInTheHat! Love the name too!
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Post by bookowlie » 01 Aug 2017, 09:00

Congratulations CatintheHat! The honor is well-deserved. Time for the first of many banana dances in celebration....
:banana-fingers: :banana-fingers: :banana-fingers: :banana-guitar: :banana-guitar: :banana-blonde: :banana-rock:
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Post by Amagine » 01 Aug 2017, 11:22

Congrats!!!! ???????
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Post by Kalin Adi » 01 Aug 2017, 11:53

Congratulations @ "CatintheHat". ???You are truly an avid reader! Thanks for your hard work and support as a member of the forum.

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Post by CatInTheHat » 01 Aug 2017, 13:02

bookowlie wrote:Congratulations CatintheHat! The honor is well-deserved. Time for the first of many banana dances in celebration....
:banana-fingers: :banana-fingers: :banana-fingers: :banana-guitar: :banana-guitar: :banana-blonde: :banana-rock:
I've never seen banana dances... cute!
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Post by Ant » 01 Aug 2017, 16:02

Congratulations :tiphat:

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Post by Miriam Molina » 01 Aug 2017, 22:45

Cheers, CatInTheHat! Your thoughtful review of The Water Trade convinced me to read the book. Dr. Seuss (wherever he is) is no doubt proud of you! See more of you in the forums!

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Post by Ama Idim » 02 Aug 2017, 02:06

Congratulations CatintheHat. I like the name, sounds fun. Already read 42 books in 2017, that's impressive, you've given me reading goals.

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Post by CatInTheHat » 02 Aug 2017, 06:26

Miriam Molina wrote:Cheers, CatInTheHat! Your thoughtful review of The Water Trade convinced me to read the book. Dr. Seuss (wherever he is) is no doubt proud of you! See more of you in the forums!
I'm glad the review encouraged you to read the book. It was a great book to get to review. I personally learned a lot from it as far as the history of the time period goes.
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Post by tarafarah7 » 05 Aug 2017, 05:27

Way to go, @CatInTheHat! Congratulations!! Yes, I agree...what an honor! Woohooo! Enjoy August 2017, it now belongs to you! :-)

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Post by CatInTheHat » 05 Aug 2017, 09:13

tarafarah7 wrote:Way to go, @CatInTheHat! Congratulations!! Yes, I agree...what an honor! Woohooo! Enjoy August 2017, it now belongs to you! :-)

Thanks! I see from the sidebar that you too have been MOTM. I was so surprised to be chosen. And yes, it is an honor.
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