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Mongrels
Mongrels: A Novel | Stephen Graham Jones
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A spellbinding and darkly humorous coming-of-age story about an unusual boy, whose family lives on the fringe of society and struggles to survive in a hostile world that shuns and fears them. He was born an outsider, like the rest of his family. Poor yet resilient, he lives in the shadows with his aunt Libby and uncle Darren, folk who stubbornly make their way in a society that does not understand or want them. They are mongrels, mixed blood, neither this nor that. The boy at the center of Mongrels must decide if he belongs on the road with his aunt and uncle, or if he fits with the people on the other side of the tracks. For ten years, he and his family have lived a life of late-night exits and narrow escapes—always on the move across the South to stay one step ahead of the law. But the time is drawing near when Darren and Libby will finally know if their nephew is like them or not. And the close calls they’ve been running from for so long are catching up fast now. Everything is about to change. A compelling and fascinating journey, Mongrels alternates between past and present to create an unforgettable portrait of a boy trying to understand his family and his place in a complex and unforgiving world. A smart and innovative story— funny, bloody, raw, and real—told in a rhythmic voice full of heart, Mongrels is a deeply moving, sometimes grisly, novel that illuminates the challenges and tender joys of a life beyond the ordinary in a bold and imaginative new way.
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parasolofdoom
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Stephen Graham Jones liked my goodreads review of Mongrels so I guess we're best friends now, right?

This was an awesome book, a classic bildungsroman with a unique hook -- the unnamed narrator is from a family of werewolves and coming into his own transition late. He's dying to experience it but questioning if change will ever come. Amazing story to lose yourself in.

vivastory I've interacted with him a few times on social media. He's wonderful. 1mo
vivastory Also, how is 1mo
MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
parasolofdoom @vivastory he is really an awesome person. The Gone World is quite interesting but I haven't progressed far because I'm still nursing a hangover from 1mo
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Squidapus
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It was a big surprise how much Squidapus enjoyed this book. The book is really about family and the incredible baggage our relationships have with each other all through the lens of a nomadic werewolf aunt+uncle taking care of their nephew. The language, imagery and characterization is incredibly strong. Beyond that the culture and lifestyle of werewolves in this was very unique with problems you normally never read about in werewolf fiction

Book_Gobbler What did your snake friend think?‘ Did s/he finish?! 😃📖 🐍 5mo
Squidapus @Book_Gobbler He slithered away midway through. I think he was distracted by my shoe which he tried to crawl inside. 5mo
Book_Gobbler Yeah, that happens to me too, sometimes. Shoes are distracting that way. *nodding*. 🤔 5mo
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TobeyTheScavengerMonk Mongrels has turned into my go-to gift for my reading friends. I love it to death. 4mo
Squidapus @TobeyTheScavengerMonk It's so shockingly good! 4mo
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rohit-sawant
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So I'm pretty sure SGJ is a werewolf in real life. There's so much to love here, the coming-of-age story, the characters, the format, like snapshots strung on a wire, & what absolutely blew me away was the realism imbued into the imagining of the lore. The fascinated outlook of a kid who discovers he hails from a family of werewolves was delightful, the climax unpredictable & satisfying. Packed with warmth, humor & horror. A benchmark in the genre

saresmoore Excellent review, as always, friend! 5mo
rohit-sawant @saresmoore Thank you, Sara! :) 5mo
Tanisha_A Hi! 👋 Review, sir!👌 5mo
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rohit-sawant @Tanisha_A 🙋🏻‍♂️ Thanks, T! 😊 5mo
Suet624 I really enjoyed the one book I read of his. It was more of a memoir. Very dreamy. I‘ll have to check this one out. 5mo
Reggie Great review!! I still need to read this. 5mo
rohit-sawant @Suet624 Hope you enjoy this one as well! 5mo
rohit-sawant @Reggie Thanks, man! And you'll *love* this. Hope you pick it up soon. 5mo
MrBook Great review! 5mo
rohit-sawant @MrBook Thank you! 5mo
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Squidapus
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Well, my Snekko appears to approve of Squidapus' book selection.

TK421 Adorable! 5mo
Squidapus @TK421 He's loves exploring so while I was on the computer and letting him roam for a little he snaked right on over. Wonder if he reads. 5mo
juliegumdrop Whoa! What kind of snake? 5mo
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Squidapus @juliegumdrop I wish I had a good book pun but he's a ball python, pewter morph so he's got a lovely grey color! 5mo
juliegumdrop @Squidapus well, he‘s looking very slithery 5mo
Book_Gobbler Love this! Both the snake and the book. Betcha he does read. 📚 🐍 😉 5mo
Squidapus @Book_Gobbler It would explain why he escaped that one time 🤔 5mo
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Squidapus
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Keeping with the horror theme, Squidapus is going to start Mongrel now. He's been reading much quicker lately and more focused when he does but it's hard at home sometimes as it's much easier to do so on the go.

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TobeyTheScavengerMonk
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1. Rural North Carolina

2. Something with dragons and/or starships.

3. Neil Gaiman - I waffle between him and Gene Wolfe, but I‘m revisiting Stardust right now so Neil is totally winning this one

4. The Innkeeper‘s Song by Peter S. “The Last Unicorn” Beagle (you really really should probably read this one) and the tagged book

#SocialSunday @EchoLogical

EchoLogical Neil Gaiman, yes! 5mo
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rohit-sawant
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I finally bought a Kindle! 😀

Crazeedi Yay! I never really did ebooks even though I had an old kindle, but since I've gotten my paperwhite and the library's overdrive I've actually been reading many more. You will liove!! 5mo
tournevis E-readers are great. Not for everyone but for me, they are what allowed me to read again. 5mo
Redwritinghood Yes! You‘ll love it, especially for travel. 5mo
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rohit-sawant @Crazeedi @tournevis @Redwritinghood I used to steer clear of ebooks but over the last few years, a lot of my reads have been digital, and I used to read on my phone using the Kindle app, which was tiresome at times, and this is so much better in every way! 5mo
TheLibrarian I used to be super against ereaders but now love them. It‘s so much easier to travel with one and even read while eating. 5mo
rohit-sawant @TheLibrarian Right? It's convenient in so many ways. 5mo
tournevis @TheLibrarian @rohit-sawant Yes! I can't hold a book open for very long, especially since short books have become so rare now. You don't have to hold a reader and changing a page is just a light tap. Yeah, reading without your hands hurting! 5mo
batsy Yay! I hear you, reading on the phone can be rather difficult. I don't have a Kindle but a tablet with the Kindle app and it's my everything, along with physical books ❤️ 5mo
rohit-sawant @batsy A tablet with the app is an equally great alternative to phone! Plus you can read comics in color unlike Kindle. I didn't mind reading short stories on my phone but novels got tedious after a while and it might be one the reasons why I'm a slow reader. And yes, nothing can beat physical books 📖 💜 5mo
Cathythoughts Kindle is great 👍🏻♥️ 5mo
Tanisha_A Aha! This is a good device certainly. Enjoy! 😃 5mo
JoScho Yay!!! You will love it! 5mo
Reggie Awesome!!!! 5mo
readordierachel Welcome to the fold! 🎉🎉🎉 5mo
Sarah83 And? Do you already love it? 😉 5mo
merelybookish Congrats!! 5mo
merelybookish Hey! Saw this article the other day and thought of you. (I realize you're inIndia not China but it reminded me about our conversation about setting in your writing.) Blog.pshares.org/index.php/sherlock-in-shanghai/ 5mo
rohit-sawant @merelybookish Wow, that was such a great piece! Thanks for sharing! This is the first time I heard about Hua Sang and I'm so intrigued. Loved how Cheng established parallels and incorporated the cultural identity, especially the superstitious aspects and pitted them against deductions. 5mo
merelybookish @rohit-sawant Oh good, glad you enjoyed. I agree, interesting to see how he translated Sherlock for a Chinese context. 5mo
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candority
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Mongrels is a unique coming-of-age story set in an unconventional family – a family of werewolves. While the story focuses heavily on the werewolf aspect of their lives (which is done very well), when one delves beneath the surface, it is easy to see how this is a story of a working-class family on the outskirts of society, forced to scrounge for money and food while constantly on the move. I enjoyed it, but didn‘t love it. #NewYearWhoDis

Reggie I think you do pans and so-so‘s a disservice on here because you make them sound so good. Lol (edited) 6mo
candority @Reggie I think you‘re right 💁‍♀️😂 I feel bad writing negative reviews - especially when I know other people will likely love the book (Case in point: Katerina). I usually go into more detail about what didn‘t work for me on Goodreads though! 6mo
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Tonton
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Next to last book of 2018-and it is dark, bloody, violent,and an incredible take on the coming of age of a young werewolf in America. Very far away from any Twilight type romantic fantasies. And it feels real, which is all you can ask of a writer. Get past the gore and mindset, and it is incredibly moving.

ChristySevern I read this book for a creative writing class during my MA program. I think at the time (2 summers ago) I couldn't get into it but I still have my copy so maybe I'll find time to reread it sometime ☺ 7mo
Tonton @ChristySevern Yes, I was like wtf when I started it. Then kept reading in fascinated horror like watching a car wreck in slow motion, then it sucked me in. 7mo
ChristySevern @Tonton Lol! I really don't remember much of it so a reread would be a good idea to get a better judgment of the book 😊 7mo
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Waluouija
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Writing a final paper for my American novel class on Mongrels, Salem‘s Lot, and Wise Blood. Going through my Kindle highlights so I can mark them in my hard copy!! Gonna be writing about children in gothic literature and their tendency to be the characters with the highest capacity for truth. Wish me luck!!

BookishMarginalia Sounds interesting! 7mo
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ReadingEnvy
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Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones is a werewolf coming of age story that was so much fun to read. You still have time to read it this month!

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Robothugs
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Going with perhaps a bit of an obvious choice but 🤷🏻‍♀️ #Howl #OctoberXFiles

There‘s still time to join in! http://litsy.com/p/eUtoT09EU3B1

Cinfhen I‘ve stacked this previously!! Is it good??? I‘m gonna go for an obvious one too ☺️ 9mo
Robothugs @Cinfhen I‘ve yet to read it. I‘ve seen mixed reviews. 🤷🏻‍♀️ But it‘s always one I keep on the top of my TBR stack. 9mo
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LauraJ
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Best werewolf story I‘ve ever read. If you hear “werewolf” and think “horror”, you‘ve got the wrong idea about this book. It‘s really about coming of age, family and getting along in this world.
#pugsoflitsy

Reecaspieces Sweet face! 9mo
vivastory I love this book 9mo
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Sweettartlaura
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This is a coming-of-age story about family, belonging, and finding your place in the world. The narrator struggles being raised by wolves - his aunt, uncle, & grandfather. He doesn‘t know if his time will come to turn. In the meantime, he lives on the margins, learning how to survive & hide. And he learns the value of his own gifts, no matter what pack he runs with.
Another great read for #spookyreadathon - working on the rest right now.

@SGJ

BarbaraTheBibliophage I liked Mongrels!! 10mo
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JordanGraft
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I love love love this author's style and the way he uses the smallest but most vivid details to bring his characters to life. This is a story about stories, about a kid coming of age, about complex family relationships, and about werewolves.

And in honor of that, here's a photo of one of my Mongrels, trying to look innocent after he scraped his head being wild. Looks like his horns are finally growing in.

LeahBergen Awww! ❤️ 10mo
Susannah Sweet face! Clearly, he‘s feeling chastened. 😁 10mo
DGRachel 😍🐶😍 10mo
Bookzombie So cute! 10mo
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JordanGraft
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LeahBergen Well, that looks cozy! ❤️ 10mo
LiteraryinLititz Perfect Sunday scene! 10mo
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JordanGraft
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Road trips and reading and horses, oh my!
#montana

thegirlwiththelibrarybag Beautiful! Happy and safe travels! 10mo
LeahBergen Beautiful photo! 10mo
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bookwrm526
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I finished this one back in February and never got around to posting about it. It was very good, but I wasn‘t really expecting a family drama, so it caught me a little by surprise. I will definitely seek out more from this author. Here‘s a picture of my family on a picnic lol

Reggie If you like short stories, his After The People Lights Have Gone Off is pretty good, but my favorite was his Demon Theory. It‘s like a horror trilogy in one book. 13mo
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TobeyTheScavengerMonk
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I am always down for some werewolfery and this book is simply the best coming-of-age-among-lycanthropes book you are likely to find.

#Wolf #CoolBooks

Linsy Creepy! 🖤💛🖤 13mo
vivastory Love this book, so very much. 13mo
sloanghost One of my tops for the year! Read it in February and it hasn't been beat! 13mo
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Dogearedcopy
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#HumpDayPost

🐺From this past weekend at Sanctuary One, a pic of two of the working farm dogs who are also tenacious fetch monsters!

🐺 Not into TV, reality or otherwise (Not a snob, just no time!)

🐺 No 5-Star reads yet, but tagged book came close at 4-1/2! Half a star docked for Jonathan Yen‘s narration part in the audiobook edition

🐺I have more bookmarks than totes but don‘t really use either

🐺Last book purchase: Anne of Green Gables

britt_brooke No time for TV here either. My kids watch stuff, but by the time they go to bed and we can watch grown up shows, hubby and I are ready to go to bed and read! 1y
Dogearedcopy @britt_brooke I will try and watch the Great American Read on PBS in real time though! We‘ll see how it goes! 1y
britt_brooke @Dogearedcopy 😁👍🏻👍🏻 1y
Dogearedcopy @britt_brooke My DH and I can never agree on what to watch (TV or movies): I love action-adventure movies where beautiful people run around blowing things up but he likes foreign art house movies that are usually fatalistic or downright depressing. It‘s one of the few things that makes me wonder how we‘ve managed to get along all these years! 😂 1y
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DebinHawaii
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#MarchIntoOz #Monsters 👹The two young main characters in these coming of age novels would likely be considered monsters (he comes from a family of werewolves, when she gets too close to people she eats them--bones & all) 😱but you still find yourself sympathizing and even rooting for them to find happiness. There are worse monsters in the world.

Reggie There is a loveliness about this post even though it is about monsters. 1y
SGJ Too cool: my ex-agent sold Bones and All. Neat seeing both these together. 1y
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sloanghost
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"This is what it is to be a werewolf."

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Dogearedcopy
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🎧 Wow, this is so much more than a paranormal tale or a Bildungsroman about a teen werewolf. This is a story about stories, the stories we tell, the stories we‘re told, how stories tell us the truth about ourselves...

Chris Patton nailed his sections of the audio, Jonathan Yen not so much but it all worked.

Listen to it, read it, savor it.

TobeyTheScavengerMonk Mission accomplished, but I wouldn‘t mind checking out the audio as well! I recommend this to everyone, buying them copies if necessary. 1y
Guildedearlobe I loved this one and Patton was excellent. I was a bit confused with Yen but I went with it. 1y
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Dogearedcopy
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🎧 Next up, this title by Litsy‘s own Stephen Graham Jones ( @SGJ ) narrated by Chris Patton and Jonathan Yen. I think it‘s a Bildungsroman of a werewolf teen...

@Guildedearlobe gave this one an “A” on his blog about a year ago

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Sweettartlaura
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Jasperkitty looks like he thinks he can run with wolves 😹 #catsoflitsy

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Yamich49
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"Mongrels" is a dark tale of a family of werewolves struggling to survive in a world that is full of constant and deadly threats. I really enjoyed Jones's writing and reading about this family full of flawed, hungry wolves.

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OhNoMersault
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Hoopla road trip listening locked and loaded.

coffeenebula Hoopla is awesome! 2y
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Somasis
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A little bit if post-finals quiet to read and grab a quick bite. I was really happy with this book, it was an interesting take on the werewolf story, both gritty and heartfelt. #classroomread

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AmandaL
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Or I'll just read through it in one day, because I can't put it down. #screamathon 🐺 🌙 🐺

TobeyTheScavengerMonk This book ruled so hard. 2y
AmandaL @TobeyTheScavengerMonk I actually could not put it down! 2y
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AmandaL
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My last #screamathon read - a werewolf novel. I should be able to finish this by Tuesday.

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kdwinchester
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Finishing up MONGRELS tonight for #AutumnReadathon! This novel is definitely my new favorite werewolf book. Just so good. 🌕🐾

vivastory It's brilliant. I also recommend his story collection 2y
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JordanGraft
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Next on my national tour of bookstores: if you're in Denver, go to the Tattered Cover. It's an old converted opera house packed full of books! This is where I found a signed copy of a book that's been on my list for a while!

rather_be_reading wow!! 👏👏 1y
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TobeyTheScavengerMonk
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It's year 3 of an #AllHallowsRead book exchange I do with my brother, my college buddy Zack, and Zack's two roommates.

My brother is getting Mongrels (best book I read last October).

Michael is getting The Neverending Story (because everyone should read it).

Zack is getting The Goblin Emperor (my favorite book of the year right now I think).

And Josh is getting The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad (an all-time favorite of mine).

jfalkens Everyone should read The Never-ending story 😍 2y
Jabberwocky I loved the movie as a kid and only just realized it's a book as well!! 2y
StaceyKondla Minister Faust 👍 2y
ValerieAndBooks Nice tradition!! 2y
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diovival
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Day 11: #fullmoonmayhem

Full moons and werewolves. A classic pairing. 🌕

#hallowreads @Tiffy_Reads @JoeStalksBeck

BarbaraTheBibliophage Such a good book! 2y
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JordanGraft
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I've heard good things about this book; a story about a young boy and his family - secretly werewolves- always on the run, trying to fit into a society that won't have them, laced with dark humour. And on that note, here's a photo of one of my favourite mongrels
#fullmoonmayhem #hallowreads

@JoeStalksBeck @Tiffy_Reads

DivineDiana Fantastic photo! There must be some Great Dane blood there!?! 2y
JoeStalksBeck ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 2y
JordanGraft @DivineDiana thank you! And yes, that's my guess! 2y
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LeahBergen I love this pic!!! ❤️ 2y
JordanGraft @LeahBergen thanks! 😊 2y
diovival Great pic! 😄 2y
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Matilda
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#riotgrams day 9: native and indigenous reads

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Matilda
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🎉📚🎉 I remember someone mentioning werewolves in pantyhose and well I immediately bought this. If it's on your TBR list it's $1.99!

IWriteInTheNight "werewolves in pantyhose" brilliant ?? 2y
Clare_Riley I loved this book! 2y
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Maike
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...or a hundred ways to die when you're a werewolf. I've seen great reviews for this book, but it wasn't completely for me. Sure, there are great family bonds and a decent coming of age story, but what I got out of it boils down to being a werewolf sucks 🤔

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Brie
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A grisly and darkly funny werewolf Bildungsroman. A teenage boy lives with his werewolf aunt and uncle and grows up on the edges of a fearful world. Besides being exiled from human society, the boy wonders if he is also an outcast from werewolf society as the years go by and he doesn't transform. An unusual tale of family and belonging. #24in48 #readathon

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Sweettartlaura
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What's better than spending your b'day cash at HPB? Running into bookish friends while you're doing it😜. Good to see you, @AWahle & nice to meet Mr. AWahle, too!

BekahB That cover for Something Wicked This Way Comes is fantastic! 2y
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Clare_Riley
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Makes me almost want to be a werewolf! A really good read - I love these books where they're written in such a way as it could be non-fiction. Well it could, right? I could hang out with these jokers even more then (lovingly referred to as The Krays). Well, that's if I didn't eat them, I suppose....

Tanzy13 🐶 2y
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Clare_Riley
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I've started this already and I think it's going to be a good one! I've been trying to find this at the library for a while, and finally managed to find it in the new city library (I've gushed about it before!). You can't beat a good werewolf story!! Spot the difference: which is the werewolf?!😂

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JenFowler
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Sooo being a werewolf basically sucks!? 🤔That's about all I got out of this one. Usually there's something about becoming a somewhat unique and magical being (in a sense) like a freaking werewolf has it's perks. I see no perks in 'Mongrels'. Zero perks. Which made the entire book a major downer for me. On the plus side, I can now make a list of a hundred reasons why a werewolf's life is absolutely miserable. 👍😃
I give it a so-so Litsy rating.

Cinfhen Love your review 😜 2y
JenFowler @Cinfhen 😅 I try to say it like I see it. Maybe I should of been a little more upbeat. 2y
Cinfhen No! I think your honesty is refreshing!!! Perfect review ~ made me recognize I'd probably hate this book! 2y
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Lizpixie
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#Riotgrams #day2 #YellowCovers Yellow is not a very popular colour for book covers, I have a few creamy yellows & 1or2 baby yellows, but this is the only bright yellow book on my shelves. Oh & snap! It also covers today's prompt for #JuneTunz which is #Wolves This is a book about a young werewolf who lives a life on the run with his family, never staying long in one place so they aren't discovered & struggling to survive the modern world.

erzascarletbookgasm 👏🏼👏🏼Perfect fit for two photo challenges today! 2y
Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉🎉nicely done ✅ I want to read this book! Thanks for the reminder 😀 2y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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Great read for a week when it feels like the werewolves are out to get me! It's much easier to slip into the world of Mongrels than face reality. I'm not usually a fan of bildungsroman books, but I love werewolves and this book. p.s. For me, it wasn't #freezerworthyhorror at all. So I'll pick another book for the #litsyreadingchallenge.

Longer review https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1656948863

Bookzombie I loved this too! 2y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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My next read. I'm hoping it feels like #freezerworthyhorror for the #litsyreadingchallenge. If not, at least it'll be my #letterJ for #litsyatoz! And I remember how great the reviews have been so I'm excited. 🐺

AmandaL This has been on my TBR for a while now. I can't wait to see what you think of it. 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @AmandaL I like it so far! 2y
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leslieisreading
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No readathon for me this weekend. This is the book I'm trying to sneak in to my few free moments.

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DebinHawaii
Mongrels: A Novel | Stephen Graham Jones
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No need to dye Easter eggs when you can pickle them with turmeric. 💛😆👍 I did think they would be closer to the color of this current read but I used red onion & they got a bit more orange in hue. Still delicious for a snack or egg salad & quick & easy to make. I'll link to the recipe post below. Note: I kept my turmeric fingers well away from the library book during the picture taking. No pages were stained in the making of this photo! 💛😆

DebinHawaii Link to my blog post with Heidi Swanson Turmeric Pickled Eggs recipe: http://kahakaikitchen.blogspot.com/2017/04/pickled-turmeric-eggs.html?m=1 2y
Cinfhen So clever! 💛💛💛 2y
Cinfhen And your so civic minded...protecting your library book from turning golden 😊how's the book??? 2y
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StephBengtson Yum!! 2y
DebinHawaii @Cinfhen It's actually a good book but I keep dropping it for closer due dates. Of course now it's due Monday so this is its weekend! 😆📚 2y
thegirlwiththelibrarybag Mmmm! Next time I buy eggs, I shall try this! 2y
Simona 😍😍😍 Njam, njam! 2y
Joanne1 Great picture. Want those eggs. 2y
Leo1733 I don't even like eggs and those look delish! 2y
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Mongrels: A Novel | Stephen Graham Jones
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#LitsyPartyOfOne Safeway may have put TimTams on sale for $1.99 a package and a package of Chewy Caramel TimTams may have ended up in my basket, and I may or may not have had three of them paired with a second glass of wine (it's been a week) 😬 and a few more chapters of Mongrels. I'm only about half-way in but I am really liking it so far. 📚👍

Cinfhen ❤️Safeway❤️TimTam❤️wine 2y
LeahBergen 👍🏼👍🏼 2y
ElizaTodd Love TimTams 😍 2y
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LeeRHarry Double choc coated Tim Tams are my current fave - although I did become addicted to the Kahlua flavoured ones a few years ago 😏 2y
Laura317 A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do. My drug of choice is Jammie Dodgers. Might give Tim Tams a try! 2y
Luv2readbookz TimTams are pure evil. 💕 2y
ReadingOver50 I have never tried a Tim Tam but now I want to 😄 2y
Alisnazzy Hell yes to the TimTams!!! 2y
UwannaPublishme 😁👏🏻 2y
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Mongrels: A Novel | Stephen Graham Jones

I'm not sure I've ever actually read a novel that has been described as "horror" before, so we'll see how this goes. But I have a secret soft spot for a well written werewolf story.