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The Terror
The Terror: A Novel | Dan Simmons
"Dan Simmons writes with the salty grace and precision of Patrick O'Brian. But in piling supernatural nightmare upon historical nightmare, layering mystery upon mystery, he has produced a turbocharged vision of popular doom." -Men's Journal Greeted with excited critical praise, this extraordinary novel-inspired by the true story of two ice ships that disappeared in the Arctic Circle during an 1845 expedition-swells with the heart-stopping suspense and heroic adventure that have won Dan Simmons praise as "a writer who not only makes big promises but keeps them" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). THE TERROR chills readers to the core. "Brutal, relentless, yet oddly uplifting, THE TERROR is a masterfully chilling work." -Entertainment Weekly "In the hands of a lesser writer than Dan Simmons, THE TERROR might well have dissolved into a series of frigid days and three-dog nights. But Simmons is too good a writer to ignore the real gold in his story-its beleaguered cast." -Bookpage "Guaranteed to have readers pulling their covers up to their noses, THE TERROR will make for a blood-freezing, bedtime read this winter-and any season thereafter." -Pages
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karasu13
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Mehso-so

“The Terror” is my second Simmons book, and I had a similar experience reading this as when I read “Drood.” I flew through the first 200 pages, life got busy, and it took me 6 months to finish 😬 I enjoyed learning about the Franklin Expedition and the supernatural aspect, but the story felt off balance. I‘m not sure if more history or more horror would have helped.

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Kaycie.cavanah
The Terror: A Novel | Dan Simmons

Sometimes a hard read but an incredible story and often terrifying!

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kplovesbooks
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Bailedbailed

Okay, I've put this off for months, so I think it's time to officially bail on this one. 18%. It's just not for me. Super long-winded, very dull backstory. Every time I think of picking it up again I just can't bring myself to do it. The parts about the monster or whatever it will turn out to be just aren't worth the rest.

PageShifter Wise move! Sometimes those books that you are keeping on your currently reads -pile should goes through. And you never know if there is going to be better time to give it one more chance but it might be easier to start from the beginning then. 10mo
kplovesbooks @PageShifter Exactly. It was on my Kindle, so I just moved it over to my "probably will never finish" folder...just in case I ever decide to go back to it. ? 10mo
PageShifter I actually noticed now that I have checked this book's information earlier as well and I have been interested in reading this one. But I saw now that this has divided opinions. (edited) 10mo
Twainy This book was a CHALLENGE!! The first half is so long & boring!!! It explains a lot but B O R I N G!!! Last 25% of the book made a 2 star book a 3.75 star book. Still. Was it worth it … IDK. LOL 10mo
kplovesbooks @Twainy LOL. I'm glad I decided to bail then!! I kept being like "well it may get better" but if I gotta wait until the last 25%...?? 10mo
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LibraryCin
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Mehso-so

This is a mix of survival, historical fiction, and (some) horror. The horror (the “thing” out there), I found was minimal. The focus was on the survival aspect. The book is very long, and I had a hard time getting interested until the last 1/3 of the book. I wasn‘t able to keep straight who “belonged‘ on which ship. The end was a bit vague in a couple of cases, I thought. Cont in comments...

LibraryCin Descriptions of the ships and workings of the ships were less interesting to me. A bit horrifying, but more interesting was the description of what happens as someone develops scurvy. Anyone looking for horror, though, this didn‘t fit the bill. 10mo
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MadelineMcCrae
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Sir John Franklin and Captain Crozier, with 135 men, make an ill fated attempt to find the northwest passage in the Arctic north. Their ships became trapped in the ice and they are never heard from again. This is where fact becomes fiction as something sinister begins to hunt them, one by one. I greatly enjoyed The Terror, but I listened to the abridged version. I think I would have DNF‘d the longer version based on other reviews.

CrowCAH Have you seen the show? 14mo
MadelineMcCrae @CrowCAH I haven‘t yet! Have you? I‘m curious if they changed a lot or if it‘s good. 14mo
CrowCAH @MadelineMcCrae no, I haven‘t. Was just wondering if they stuck to the source material or expounded. 14mo
MadelineMcCrae @CrowCAH based on trailers and reviews, I believe they did change some things and some character names. 14mo
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MadelineMcCrae
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This is my first real dip into the horror genre. I‘m a huge ship nerd and I remember seeing the article about finding the shipwrecks of the Erebus and Terror. I also saw the commercials for the tv show and immediately added the book to my tbr. Luckily, this is the abridged version rather than the 28 hour one😅

DrexEdit Thanks for the follow @MadelineMcCrae. Welcome to Litsy! 🥳👍 14mo
MadelineMcCrae @DrexEdit Thank you!😊 14mo
BkClubCare And Simon Vance! 14mo
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Kathleenkelly
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Mehso-so

Good book but probably not one to read in the winter. It just made me feel colder. Which made me get under blankets where I‘d fall asleep. 🤷‍♀️ Will try to push this weekend for a bingo. #DoubleSpin competed for the month.

TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 2y
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Bookzombie
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I finally finished this chunkster Tuesday night and it was well worth my time. Simmons‘ creates a slow burn horror novel fictionalizing John Franklin‘s lost 1845 expedition to finish navigating the Northwest Passage in the Arctic. We join the crews of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror as they have already been trapped in ice for a year. There is much to fear as there is no thaw in sight, rations are dwindling, men are becoming mutinous, and there is ⬇️

Bookzombie something on the ice killing them. The story is told through alternating POVs and a few flashbacks. Even with a number of characters, I was invested and upset a few times while I read or listened to this book. I definitely enjoyed it. #BookspinBingo 2y
cathysaid Excellent description 👍 2y
Bookzombie Currently we are experiencing abnormally cold temperatures in San Antonio and I cannot help but think about the real men who tried to survive negative degree temperatures on this and the many other expeditions to the Arctic.🥶 Even after reading multiple nonfiction books where people set off into extreme temperatures and situations, I just can‘t understand why people do it. 2y
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Bookzombie @cathysaid Thank you!! 2y
Nute I have picked this book up and then put it back down numerous times. I know that I want to read it. I can‘t get out the starting gate. Our below freezing temperatures here should be some kind of motivation along with your nice review! (edited) 2y
Bookzombie @Nute Thank you! 😊 It was on my list for a long time. For me, it‘s really hard to pick up big books. I love them, but I kind of begrudge the time investment. 2y
Reggie Lol, right, I read this other book that takes place in the Arctic where they talk about your pupils and retinas freezing if you‘re not careful. Nice review! 2y
sprainedbrain Such an awesome book. I still think about it... horrifying in many ways. Excellent review! 2y
Bookzombie @Reggie Thank you! 🙂 2y
Bookzombie @sprainedbrain Thank you! 🙂 2y
vivastory Fantastic review. I read this one during the winter & still think about it. The agency I work for had a Covid vaccine clinic & I was outside assisting with it for a good portion of the day last Thursday and Friday. It was around 0 degrees both days & I couldn't help but think of the part in Terror where he describes it being so cold that the enamel of their teeth breaks 😬😂 BTW if you haven't watched it the amc adaptation was good 2y
Bookzombie @vivastory Thank you! Also, thank you for working out in the weather assisting with the clinic. I haven‘t watched the adaptation, but I‘m going to. Happy to know it‘s good. 2y
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HeyT
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I enjoyed this a lot more than I thought I would initially. Historical fiction isn't normally my thing but the terror element helped me to get into this one more. It was a slow starter for me with the flashback POVs in the beginning being a bit of a slog but once things started to really get going I was hooked. Crozier by far was my favorite and I think that was by design.
#BuriedAliveChallenge
#CalibreRoulette

Caroline2 Yes! I was impressed by this one too 👍 2y
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HeyT
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It‘s a nice day to curl up with some good books and the girls. Hoping to make progress on both of my reads today.
#CatsOfLitsy

Johanna414 I‘m obsessed with them both! Torties are my favorite! 2y
HeyT @Johanna414 they do have interesting coats. The front one Callie is actually a calico she has a lot of white on her stomach. We call her a mullet tortie because she‘s tortie on top but calico on the bottom. Sierra is interesting as well because she has really strong tabby markings as well as the orange/black color swirling. 2y
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HeyT
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I‘m dying and feeling like such an idiot because I didn‘t read the blurb for this and only seeing the table of contents did I make the connection to the show. My friends were obsessed with the show so I feel like I should have realized the connection sooner.

TheNeverendingTBR Such a great read this one! 👍 2y
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HeyT
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Because I'm apparently addicted to RNG book picks I've once again drawn two titles from my Calibre Library to read this month. I filtered my library by books on the SFFBC shelf over at Goodreads. I haven't read the blurbs on either pick yet so I think I'll head in blind to both of them.
#CalibreRoulette

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mjdowens
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At 955 pages, this was a biggie to read. I enjoyed the atmosphere and the journey. I suffered and cried with these sailors and overall enjoyed it. A lot of boat and sailing terms I will never understand though. The very ending took a very weird turn, but it was creative. It possibly could have been trimmed by about 200 pages.

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TheRiehlDeal
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Day 21: The Thing

#horrorseason
@Klou

Klou Perfect! 2y
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Bookish_AF
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I think my Halloween aesthetic comes down to atmosphere. I love slow burn psychological horror books that are all about evoking a sense of unease and dread...especially with supernatural elements thrown in. These three books are among my favorites, although I am also quite fond of ghost stories. I don‘t seek out gore on purpose, but somehow all three of my chosen books have...a bit. 🙈

#hauntedhollowswap

wanderinglynn Great bottom photo! So many ways to interpret it. 👍🏻🎃🖤🧡☠️ 2y
TheNeverendingTBR This was a brilliant book, did you watch the adaptation of it? I never did but I heard it was on point! 💫 2y
Bookish_AF @TheNeverendingTBR I have not watched the adaptation but I am certainly intrigued to! 2y
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sprainedbrain
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? Their Eyes Were Watching God, The Terror

? Laini Taylor, Angie Thomas

? Titanic, ¡Three Amigos!, Trainspotting

? Twin Peaks, Torchwood, Top Gear (but only with Hammond, Clarkson, and May)

? The 1975, Turnpike Troubadours, Tame Impala, Traveling Wilburys

? Two (Ryan Adams), Take Me to Church (Hozier), True Colors (Cyndi Lauper), Tonight, Tonight (Smashing Pumpkins), Thunder Rolls (Garth Brooks), Thriller (Michael Jackson)

#ManicMonday

AmyG Two is a lovely song. 2y
Megabooks Thunder Rolls! 2y
Megabooks Also Tonight, Tonight as well! 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick A very well-rounded list of tunes! 2y
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BookishTrish
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The search for the perfect soundtrack for The Terror is over! #booksandmusic

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BookishTrish
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Distracted by our neighborhood bald eagle

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RamsFan1963
The Terror: A Novel | Dan Simmons
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I am posting one book per day from my extensive to-be-read collection. No description or reason for wanting to read the book. Some are old and some will be new. Don't judge me - I have a lot of books.
Day 25

#tbrpile #theTBRmountain

toofondofbooks This one is excellent. There is a tv adaptation too. I think it's AMC 2y
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Mistermandolin
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I came to Simmons late, via a friend‘s recommendation. Wow. He‘s better than King, stylistically: what I‘d call a ‘writer‘s writer‘. If you‘re ever tempted to take a foray into novel writing you could do a lot worse than start here. Accomplished, slow burning and dripping with dread, The Terror is hands down one of the best horror books I‘ve ever read.

TobeyTheScavengerMonk Simmons does just about everything well. His horror books are horrifying (check out Summer of Night and A Winter Haunting if you haven‘t) and his science fiction series, the Hyperion Cantos, is one of the best SF works of all time. 2y
Mistermandolin Thanks for the recommendations! He‘s an author I‘ve been meaning to follow up for a while. 2y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Have you watched the series based on this book? It was good! (Have to just accept the extreme fictionalization of the Franklin NWP disaster, but it makes for a good story) I‘ve wanted to delve into Simmons for a while! 2y
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Mistermandolin @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I wanted to watch it but I didn‘t have access to the channel it was on. I will hunt out the DVD now that you‘ve recommended it. Thanks! Simmons did a great job with his fictionalisation. The Franklin expedition itself was chilling with a kind of eerie conclusion to it so I guess he had fertile material to work with from the start. A great writer. I intend to read more by him. 2y
Ephemera I loved this book! Now you should read Michael Palin‘s book EREBUS, about the other ship that was on that expedition. I think both the Terror and the Erebus have now been located underwater. 2y
Mistermandolin @Ephemera I‘ve been meaning to check that out for a while. I enjoy Palin‘s writing immensely and find the whole expedition fascinating. I believe you‘re right - both ships have now been found. I guess there‘s a potentially terrifying novel about what would happen if some members of the expedition were found. ‘Alive‘, I mean... (edited) 2y
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OnlyYoo
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Haven‘t really been active on Litsy for awhile. Slowly making my way through this book. It‘s definitely slower paced but it‘s keeping me intrigued

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Oryx
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#audioknitting - I'm determined to finish this neverending sleeve today!

julesG Good luck! My pullover attempts often end on "one sleeve island". 3y
Oryx @julesG I feel like I've been on sleeve island forever! They always take so much longer than you think. I'm also convinced my arms are extra long! 😂 3y
julesG I tried to outsmart myself once starting a sweater with the sleeves (pattern asked for cuff up, grafted on at the end). This sweater never happened. I have one sleeve half done and have used the majority of the yarn for other projects. 3y
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Oryx @julesG there's no escape 😁 3y
FlowerFairy Currently audiobooking The Terror while finishing up a sock toe. Then immediately casting on another sock. Because this audiobook is 27 hours long. 😳 3y
j.rye I‘ll be praying to the knitting gods for you. My current torture of choice for audiobooks is a lace blanket. It‘s been years. 😂 3y
squirrelbrain Pretty colours though! ❤️ 3y
Oryx @FlowerFairy I've just started the book, so I've a long way to go! Never knitted socks before - I should try to learn sometime 3y
GloVerdino I have a ton of ends to weave in, an audiobook will probably help me get through that! 3y
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Bookzombie
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@whippoorwill815 I‘m so excited to start the new year off with books from your list! I have only read A Head Full if Ghosts. Several have been on my TBR for a bit and others are new to me. 😀 📚 🎉 #newyearwhodis

vivastory The Terror is excellent winter reading 3y
Bookish_AF I am also so very excited to get a chance to delve further in your list and figure out my TBR!! 😃 3y
Bookzombie @vivastory I think it may be top on my list! 3y
Bookzombie @whippoorwill815 Yay! I hope you find at least one to enjoy! 3y
Bookish_AF In all likelihood I will probably want to read more of them than I possibly can just in January 😂 Many of yours are new to me as well, which is awesome! 3y
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Bookish_AF
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I really loved this book!

This is a very long (900+ pages) and highly researched/detailed slow burn of a horror novel. You will join John Franklin‘s (real) lost arctic expedition as they fall victim to relentless isolation, extreme cold, disease, and starvation... along with a bit of supernatural horror for good measure.

I love a good slow burn #chunkster and if you do too, this may be for you!

vivastory I also loved this one 3y
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Olivia306
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Inspired by true events, the doomed Franklin expedition searching for a Northwest passage, the book manages to perfectly combine the awful reality of those men with a terrifying supernatural element that enhances the sense of doom and terror throughout the story. Though it could use some heavy editing (there‘re some really problematic aspects, not just length-wise), it keeps an alert pace and the pages fly by. It‘s a gutwrenching & haunting story.

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Tungsten_Peerts
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You will likely enjoy this. Eventually you may start to question, as I did, whether it really needed to be quite so long. Dan Simmons is a smart, enaging novelist and the book is meticulously researched. It is loads of intense, gory fun. But there is a leaner, meaner novel hiding inside it. The end of the book was creative and unexpected, but I don't find indigenous religious beliefs more convincing than any others.

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Bookish_AF
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First snow of the year has occurred today and it just so happens my current read is the perfect accompaniment for this weather! (setting: the Arctic in the 1840s)

Crazeedi We are getting our first snow too, but nothing has covered ground yet, probably when I get up tomorrow! 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful ❄️ 3y
wanderinglynn Wow! It‘s pretty, but I‘m glad I live in an area that gets little to no snow. 3y
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Bookish_AF
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This word!!!

I have never seen this word before yet it has immediately become my new favorite word.

brilliantglow It's a great word 3y
JoScho One of my faves! 3y
quietjenn It's such a good one! 3y
Bookish_AF @brilliantglow @JoScho @quietjenn I knew fellow Littens would understand! 😅 I am glad I am not alone in loving this word ! 3y
CBee Fantastic word 😁 3y
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batsy
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My face when I realise no one is coming to #rescueme 😬

I liked the first season of TV adaptation of The Terror, a show based on the historical slash horror novel about the doomed 1845 Franklin expedition to find the Northwest Passage. Doom, death, ice, & the terror that stalks them.

#MOvember @Cinfhen

Cinfhen I LOVE doomed expedition memoirs and novels!! #WhatsWrongWithMe 😝 (edited) 3y
batsy @Cinfhen I love them too! #nothingiswrong #werefine 😎 3y
Cinfhen Hahaha love the hashtags!!! 3y
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Olivia306
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When you hear about a book and you think that you should read it but then you realize that the pile on the nightstand has literally tripled. 👀 But I‘ll probably start on “The Terror” as I heard some nice things about it. 🤓 and then go through this pile while ignoring the other pile much larger on my TBR shelf. 😂

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BeansPage
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A VERY young Jack Nicholson stars along with Boris Karloff in this wonderful film. I love watching films like these because it's like watching one generation pass the torch on to the next. It's a beautiful thing to watch!

1pt for #TeamStoker
#Scarathlon

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Chrys
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Working on this while waiting to hear if they can repair my tire. I was caught off guard by a chapter that is clearly inspired by The Masque of the Red Death. I may need to reread that one soon just to see the parallels

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Tamatha
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Look what was waiting for me at the library!!! 😄

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Outofcontroltbr
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I loved this book. It was very well written and although long it felt like it went by fast. I enjoyed the plot of this book and the fact that it was historical and complete fantasy at the same time. And my puppy also approves this message

vivastory If you haven't already watched it, I think the AMC series is a pretty decent adaptation. 3y
Outofcontroltbr @vivastory I haven‘t watched it yet but I saw a trailer for it and that‘s why I picked up the book. 3y
Aseleener I just finished this as well. Audio - 28.5 hrs! I felt that a lot could have been omitted. (Lots of repetition, for example.) But overall I liked it. My husband listened to it too and now we're obsessed with watching documentaries about the Franklin Expedition. 🙂 3y
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Outofcontroltbr
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When bookoutlet has a sale I make my list and check it twice cuz this is better than Christmas #bookoutlethaul

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Outofcontroltbr
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Lazy Sunday morning with my reading buddy

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Outofcontroltbr
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Waiting for my lemon blueberry bread to finish baking

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All_Booked_Out
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Rainy, cold days feel much colder when you‘re reading a novel about a boat stuck in ice. A few weeks off any real reading due to constant headaches and intermittent migraines. Excited to be diving back in!

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Outofcontroltbr
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Not feeling well this morning so I need a distraction

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WhatWouldJaneDo
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The perfect book for a week stuck in airports! Based on the true story of the Franklin Expedition to sail the Northwest Passage, Simmons adds extra terror to an already horrific situation with a supernatural threat on the ice. Packed with tension and an intriguing cast of characters, I didn't want to put this down for 900+ pages.

sprainedbrain Great review! 3y
thereadingowlvina I enjoyed this one too! As much as I loved the tv series, the book is still better! 😊👍 3y
WhatWouldJaneDo @sprainedbrain thanks! @thereadingowlvina agreed, I loved the show (and I'm excited for the second season) but I'm really glad I decided to read the book too. I liked the ending of the book a lot more than the show. 3y
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Expandingbookshelf
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On a hot summer day, the only thing you can do is settle down with a drink and read about men freezing to death in the Arctic while being chased by a weird polar bear monster. It really works for me.

Angitron I love this book!!! It‘s so immersive! 3y
RealLifeReading Loved this one! 3y
Tamra It‘s a good one! 3y
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WhatWouldJaneDo
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On a business trip; no direct flights so I spent about 8 hours at the airport/on planes yesterday, had my meeting today, and now am back at the airport. Figured I'd start a doorstop of a book; this one is about 1,000 pages and I'm about a third through. Hoping to hit the halfway point by the time I get home tonight but I don't think the rest of the trip will be as peaceful as the Rochester airport currently is.

Crazeedi I guess you picked a book that would see you through! Wow, such long travel time , I don't envy you 3y
sprainedbrain I loved that book! 😱 3y
WhatWouldJaneDo @Crazeedi it's been on my TBR for a while so it seemed like a great time to tackle it. @sprainedbrain I'm loving it, and things have been quite action packed in this section which is a great distraction for a nervous flyer. 3y
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WhatWouldJaneDo
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Sitting on a plane waiting to park. There's a lady on this flight who doesn't just dog-ear her pages to mark her spot, she folds them totally in half! The tagged book is both what I'm actually reading and appropriate to my reaction to seeing this.

C.Perone 😱😱 3y
TobeyTheScavengerMonk But that... it‘s... why, just why? Also The Terror is a great read. 3y
WhatWouldJaneDo @TobeyTheScavengerMonk it was so bizarre! And I saw her do it more than once so it wasn't a fluke... And yes, loving The Terror so far! I'm on a business trip where I'll be spending 12-14 hours on planes/at the airport today and tomorrow to go to one 4 hour meeting so it seemed like a great opportunity to start reading a doorstop and see how much I can get done in two days. 3y
Megabooks Nooooooo!!! 3y
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All_Booked_Out
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Next read! My local book clubs pick this month. I‘ve never heard of Dan Simmons before but the book is recommended by Stephen King so that‘s a good sign! The Kindle edition is over 900 pages long 😬

thereadingowlvina I enjoyed this book much more than the tv show! Oh yes, this book is a chunkster but it's good 😁 3y
Erofan Great book 👍 3y
All_Booked_Out @thereadingowlvina oh that‘s good to know! It‘s quite a daunting book 3y
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Aseleener
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Who cares about food and wine pairings? Much more important is that your book and your wine pair well! 😊

DGRachel I love that book! 3y
Aseleener @DGRachel My husband and I started watching the AMC series, and decided to listen to the book on audio together. We both started it today. 3y
Tamra Check out the adapted screen series when you finish. Different, but engaging! 3y
CouronneDhiver Agree! 3y
Demibom Love it! 3y
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thereadingowlvina
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#Recommendsday for #MayMadness Week 1: #Booktotvmovieadaptations

📚 Annihilation and The Terror were really good reads. I personally think they were much better than the movie/tv series.

📚 The Help & Bird Box --> I enjoyed both the book and movie adaptations

📚 I'll be reading The Alienist, The Time Traveler's Wife & Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children 🙂

@TheReadingMermaid @RadicalReader @Clwojick

RadicalReader I love the movie Miss Penagine‘s Home for Peculiar Children so well done haven‘t read the book yet. I loved both the book and movie Bird Box too 3y
Clwojick I normally don‘t read much paranormal stuff, but I enjoyed watching Birdbox, and Annihilation, so I‘m considering reading them as well. I ♥️ the book and the movie version of The Help, and I own Miss Penagines so I was thinking that might make it into my week 1 TBR. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Thanks for posting your recommendations 📚📚 3y
CaroPi What app did you use for this collage? 3y
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JaclynW Looks like a great list! 3y
TheBookHippie Oh THE Help!!!!! Love that movie too 3y
thereadingowlvina @Clwojick Yeah, Bird Box was good. I hope you enjoy Annihilation 😁 3y
thereadingowlvina @CaroPi PhotoGrid 🙂 3y
thereadingowlvina @JaclynW Ah, thank you! 😁 3y
thereadingowlvina @TheBookHippie Me too! It was well done 😁 3y
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tessavi
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Pickpick

For some reason I adore stories about ships. Some might consider this book longer than what it needed to be but I loved every minute of the audiobook. This is my new favorite Dan Simmons book!

thereadingowlvina It's definitely a good read. I enjoyed it! 😁 4y
Erofan It's a great book! 👍 4y
mellissimo I loved this one as well! 4y
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The Terror: A Novel | Dan Simmons
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Pickpick

This is a chunkster and took me one month to finish it! But definitely worth reading! It has everything - history, drama, suspense, gore and horror. And is way better than the tv series (although I enjoyed the show). I loved it!

Rating: 5🌟

For my full review please visit https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2653735528

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TheNeverendingTBR Loved this book also, it was so fast-moving and intense. I forgot there was a tv series made of it, I'll need to check it out! 👌 4y
thereadingowlvina @trioxin_sematary I hope you enjoy the tv series! 😊👍 4y
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