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I'm Thinking of Ending Things
I'm Thinking of Ending Things | Iain Reid
"I'm Thinking of Ending Things is one of the best debut novels I've ever read. Iain Reid has crafted a tight, ferocious little book, with a persistent tenor of suspense that tightens and mounts toward its visionary, harrowing final pages" (Scott Heim, award-winning author of Mysterious Skin and We Disappear). You will be scared. But you won’t know why… I’m thinking of ending things. Once this thought arrives, it stays. It sticks. It lingers. It’s always there. Always. Jake once said, “Sometimes a thought is closer to truth, to reality, than an action. You can say anything, you can do anything, but you can’t fake a thought.” And here’s what I’m thinking: I don’t want to be here. In this deeply suspenseful and irresistibly unnerving debut novel, a man and his girlfriend are on their way to a secluded farm. When the two take an unexpected detour, she is left stranded in a deserted high school, wondering if there is any escape at all. What follows is a twisted unraveling that will haunt you long after the last page is turned. In this smart, suspenseful, and intense literary thriller, debut novelist Iain Reid explores the depths of the human psyche, questioning consciousness, free will, the value of relationships, fear, and the limitations of solitude. Reminiscent of Jose Saramago’s early work, Michel Faber’s cult classic Under the Skin, and Lionel Shriver’s We Need to Talk about Kevin, I’m Thinking of Ending Things is an edgy, haunting debut. Tense, gripping, and atmospheric, this novel pulls you in from the very first page…and never lets you go.
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WeeziesBooks
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Book 45: This was really slow paced for such a short book but that ending was... a lot. A whole lot. I‘m still reeling.

Cathythoughts Crazy book.. good 👍🏻👍🏻 2d
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sana6
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Definitely a page turner

RaimeyGallant Good to know! And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. @LitsyWelcomeWagon 5d
LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome to Litsy! 2d
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 20h
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ImperfectCJ I love page turners! 😁 Welcome to Litsy! 19h
sana6 Thank you so much!!! You guys are too kind 💕 19h
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🎉 18h
JohannaRose Welcome to Litsy! I hope you love it as much as I do 😊 14h
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Lexeegee
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Pickpick

This was a very unusual story with a twist ending that I was not expecting.

scowler1 Really enjoyed this! 2w
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Lexeegee
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The power has been out all day due to a wicked storm this morning. So, we packed up and headed to a hotel. Great excuse to start a new book 📚.

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MySharonaK
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The books has its faults but as I was sitting in the waiting room at the hospital and reading it, I really wanted to keep reading when they called my name - and that says something about the book

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JackOBotts
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I enjoyed this, though it was not what I expected at first. Reid builds the suspense slowly, and towards the end I knew I had to stay up and finish. ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ and a half.

IamIamIam I loved this book!! It was completely unexpected and I was so thrown off! 🤘 Great review! 2mo
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LiterarySloth
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Mehso-so

I don‘t know how I feel about this book. I‘m sure reading it a second time would help it to make more sense, but I don‘t want to.

EDIT: I did some research. The book makes more sense to me now. However, I‘m thinking between so-so and pick. I guess it‘s just not really my type of book. It was boring until I hit about the halfway point. Then it was kind of intriguing.

3-3 1/2 stars (3 1/4?)

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LiterarySloth
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So far, I‘m not really feeling this book. I can‘t seem to get into it. I wasn‘t a huge fan of Foe either. One thing I will say though, I absolutely HATE that summaries are being replaced by reviews on the backs of books.

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LiterarySloth
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Book 19! So random story. I‘m on a dating site. I set my headline to the title of whichever book I‘m currently reading. I also mention that in my profile. Funny thing is, these guys almost never read that part and make some comment about my headline or ask about it. I can‘t put this book title as my headline. I‘d be too worried that they‘ll think I‘m suicidal. 🤦🏻‍♀️

RadicalReader Beautiful book cover. I love your username 2mo
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happyflavored
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I liked everything about this book except the ending. It‘s ostensibly about a woman who has decided to break up with her boyfriend going with him to meet his parents at their farmhouse during a snowstorm, but the ending is a real twist. The pervasive feeling of unease is well done and it‘s reasonably well-written, but the ending was incredibly frustrating and not in a good way.

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Jeannineth
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Prayers to the Parkland Shooting Survivors who recently committed suicide.

Leftcoastzen I am so upset , I saw that a Sandy Hook Dad took his own life.I couldn‘t do anything but cry . 3mo
whatshesreadingnow 😢🙏🏻 3mo
CouronneDhiver So much pain going on these days... very sad 3mo
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Rbabyblue

#currentlyreading but I still don‘t know what to think of it, has anyone read it? What did you think? Is it worth finishing?

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DoonTheGoon
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Wow. This was one intense little novel... so taut with suspense and ratcheting tension - I couldn't will my eyes across the page fast enough. I'll be surprised if this isn't one of the best books I read this year.

scowler1 I loved this book, couldn't read it quick enough. 4mo
DoonTheGoon @scowler1 Same. And - as soon as I was finished, I felt compelled to read it again! 4mo
scowler1 He has a new novel! Foe. TBR. 4mo
DoonTheGoon @scowler1 I've read that one - also excellent!!! 4mo
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Busha1984
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Wow. I'm not even quite sure what I just finished reading. So the beginning starts out with Jake and his girlfriend and ends in a complete mindf**k. I'm sorry but there is literally no other word to describe this book. It's haunting, scary, intense; a serious page turner that leaves you in shock.

Cinfhen I MUST get to this one!!!! 4mo
Busha1984 @Cinfhen yes!! I couldn't put it down! 4mo
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m.galehuxley
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What a baby. He does this every morning.

glitterkitty459 Aww 😍🐶 4mo
Simona What a cutie❣️ 4mo
MicrobeMom 😮🐶. Love him! 4mo
Slajaunie That is so precious!!! 🐾🥰 4mo
whatsthEStorey Awww!! My girl snuggles like that with me in the mornings, too. It‘s the best thing about mornings! 💛🐾 4mo
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DoonTheGoon
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Breakfast and a book does a body good. ♡

Kaye 🌷Good morning Dana . Hope you have a great weekend. 4mo
DoonTheGoon @kaye Good morning!!! I hope the same for you Julie!!! 🌻 4mo
gradcat Iced coffee? 4mo
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DoonTheGoon @gradcat Iced chai latte! I'm addicted! 4mo
gradcat It looks soooo good! Hope you have a great day to go with the book & chai latte 😊📚☕️ 4mo
Bklover That looks wonderful! Have a great day! 4mo
DoonTheGoon @gradcat Thank you! 😊💜 4mo
DoonTheGoon @Bklover Thanks! You too!!! 💙 4mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz But the weather's so cold!! Brrrr 😅 Have a great morning and happy weekend! ❤️❤️ 4mo
DoonTheGoon @Jee_HookedOnBookz Haha! I'm one of those crazy people who gets iced drinks no matter the weather!!! 😂 4mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @DoonTheGoon hahaahaha OK! Maybe I shd give it a try too! ☺️😁 4mo
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m.galehuxley
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I‘m not at all sure where this is going.

C.Perone This was def a most bizarre read. But for some reason, I really liked it 💁‍♀️ 4mo
Tadams4 Wow! That sounds really compelling! 4mo
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DoonTheGoon
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@Avanders I'm speechless... this is the most INCREDIBLE #CupidGoesPostal box!!! Everything is just perfect (I swear, I couldn't have bought better for myself!). Thank you so much for all the effort, you've made my Valentine's Day even sweeter!

@BookishMarginalia Thanks for hosting!!!

xoxoxoxo

Avanders Yay!! I‘m so glad you like 💃🏽👏🏽👏🏽 I was so happy to get you! 🥰💘💖💗 Happy Valentine‘s Day! 👶🏼🏹💘 4mo
DoonTheGoon @Avanders Seriously thank you so so so much! 💜😊 Happy Valentine's Day!!! 4mo
CouronneDhiver Woah! You got spoiled 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🥰 4mo
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chloemichelle
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My murderino book club chose this so I have about a month to read it. I accept the challenge even though I'm reading several others currently haha. I hope this is good. #bookclub #murderinosofhouston

sk888888 Hello fellow murderino! 4mo
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kate_reads
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-32 degrees. I hate everything 😅 #polarvortex #snowpocalypse #whydoiliveinthemidwest

Christine Ugh - stay safe!! 5mo
cassiopia I feel for you. It's going to feel like -55 here in Milwaukee. 5mo
emilyhaldi Great book though!!! 5mo
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julesG
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#LitsyWalkers @kaye

No walking today, but I did yoga and then rearranged most of the furniture in my living room. Now I just need to put the games back into the chest of drawers.

#audiobook - this is hard to listen to, it's quite boring. Luckily it's pretty short, so just two more hours to listen to.

AlaMich I love the color of your walls! 5mo
Kaye 👍🏼 5mo
Stacy_31 Our hallway is this color! 5mo
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Pricel101 His new one is pretty darn creepy! You might like that one better 🙂📚PS rooms look awesome 💚 5mo
TheLibrarian Looks great! I wasn‘t the biggest fan of this book. 5mo
GingerAntics Moving furniture totally counts as exercise. 5mo
DivineDiana Love that cheery wall color! 💚 5mo
youneverarrived Looks great 💚 5mo
Sarah83 Looks great 💖 5mo
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julesG
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#LitsyWalkers @kaye

Of course it had to start raining three minutes after I left the house. Since it was warmer than last week, it was bearable and I walked for 30 minutes. Trying to find the oldest grave on the graveyard, I haven't found the oldest yet.

Top picture reminded me of my grandmother. She hated this habit of leaving the watering cans near the graves. She would always bring hers from home on her weekly visits to her parents' grave.

Kaye I‘m glad you were able to get out today but sorry it rained. Neat pictures. I like reading the headstones. My only “getting out” will once again be to shovel. We got several more inches last night. I cannot wait to be able to walk outside ! It‘ll be back to the gym today. Hard to take interesting photos there. (edited) 5mo
julesG @kaye You could take pictures of the snow. Headstones here are boring. Most just have the name, date of birth and date of death. 5mo
Kaye Sometime when the weather is better I‘ll drive down to a nearby town. They have such a beautiful headstone down there in their tiny graveyard. Done with pics of a lighthouse and an ocean. Right now it‘ll be snow pictures. (edited) 5mo
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julesG @kaye That sounds gorgeous. 5mo
charl08 I nearly got blown away on my walk: glad I did it though. 5mo
4thhouseontheleft You‘ll have to let us know when you have found the oldest gravestone. 😃 5mo
julesG @4thhouseontheleft I will. But I don't suppose it's a very old cemetery. I will check during the next days, but the oldest graves I found today were from the 1960s 5mo
DarcysMom Love the pictures! I lile walking in cemeteries - none are near me now, but an older one was very close to me growing up. 5mo
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StephBengtson
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Nothing like a cup of coffee at 1:30 in the morning. Trying to finish this amazing thriller before hanging it up for the night. #24in48 #readathon

vivastory I just checked out his latest at the library 5mo
Kaye 👍🏼 5mo
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StephBengtson
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Go time!! #24in48

akckitty I loved I'm Thinking of Ending Things. Hint: if you read all the way to the end and are confused still, read the "letter" sections from back to front. It helped me grasp an even deeper meaning! :) 5mo
StephBengtson @akckitty Thanks! I‘m already halfway through it now. It‘s so good! 5mo
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Cathythoughts
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I‘M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS 📖The eeriness builds .... I‘ve been on edge throughout.... & I thought I was really paying attention... but I agree with you other Littens , I want to go back now & figure this out ... my mind is bothered by it. What .... ??!!

Djspens Looks intriguing!! 5mo
Trashcanman You live on the beach? In Ireland? Can you adopt me. I'm tidy. 5mo
Cathythoughts @Djspens it‘s good ♥️👍🏻👍🏻 5mo
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Cathythoughts @Trashcanman we are on holls by the beach. But We do live by a river ... consider yourself adopted ♥️👍🏻 5mo
Trashcanman @Cathythoughts I don't speak much in person. Or use much electricity. I just need a corner. 5mo
TrishB Look forward to your review 😁 5mo
eanderson Perfect picture! 5mo
Cathythoughts @Trashcanman all good 👍🏻👍🏻♥️ 5mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB it‘s a brilliant read , until towards the end ... then I just don‘t know what happens 🤷🏻‍♀️ 5mo
Cathythoughts @eanderson very relaxing for sure 👍🏻♥️ 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm Hahaha..I know. I also went..What?! 5mo
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm I loved reading it until the end .... I didn‘t like the ending so much , but it‘s definitely a pick 👍🏻 5mo
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Cathythoughts
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“..... Sometimes a thought is closer to truth , to reality, than an action. You can say anything, you can do anything, but you can‘t fake a thought ..... “

I agree completely with this quote .... finally going to give tagged book a go , on next part of holls - by the sea 💙 view from our room ... it‘s cold out there & I‘m staying in here & reading 📖

erzascarletbookgasm Yay! This book is unbelievable! 😄👍 I know you‘ll turn back to the beginnings as soon as you‘ve come to the ending! Beautiful sea view! 🌊 💙 5mo
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm I‘m going to really concentrate from the beginning.... 🤔 5mo
Tanisha_A Think I'd want to read this book. Also, you've got an amazing view! Happy times! 📚 5mo
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Bklover Be cozy!! 5mo
Leftcoastzen So beautiful, I miss the ocean! 5mo
batsy Beautiful! But it does look chilly! Brrr. 5mo
Cathythoughts @Tanisha_A it‘s really good so far 👍🏻👍🏻 5mo
Cathythoughts @Bklover we will 🔥🔥🔥 5mo
Cathythoughts @Leftcoastzen I‘ve missed it too. We live by the river .... but I love the sea . I‘ve always loved that song Where‘s The Ocean by Toni Childs . 5mo
Cathythoughts @batsy yes it‘s cold , but we are in & cosy. We come here every year, Last year , I read Jeff VanDerMeer Annihilation & those books at your recommendation!! I hope you are well Suba X 5mo
youneverarrived Very true that quote! 5mo
Cathythoughts @youneverarrived isn‘t it ? ! I think so too Katie ..... 👍🏻♥️ 5mo
batsy @Cathythoughts I'm doing well, Cathy, thank you 😘❤️ I'm glad you are having a lovely holiday. Oooh reading Annihilation in that environment must have been so cool... Sometimes our surroundings can really heighten a book's atmosphere, I think 🙂 5mo
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kate_reads
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Did Barnes and Noble buybacks...63 books for $32 🤷🏻‍♀️

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placebeyondthespines
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3.5/5⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
“Sometimes a thought is closer to truth, to reality, than an action. You can say anything. You can do anything, but you can‘t fake a thought.”
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Does a thought only translate to reality once we assign action to it? Or are our thoughts the only reality that‘s true? This is a question that is interwoven throughout the book, and takes new forms as the plot evolves. Spine-chilling tension throughout. You have no idea what‘s coming.

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Tex2Flo
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@MinDea #humpdaypost
1 fried shrimp salad. It‘s what‘s for dinner.
2 I‘m Thinking of Ending Things for book club
3 missing 2 to have the full deck
4 L Frank Baum-illustrated Oz books
5 maybe Canada, maybe Bahamas. Nothing planned.

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Cathythoughts
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I‘ve been interested in this one for awhile... a Litsy recommendation... here it goes 🤞🏻♥️

JennyM Let us know your thoughts...I‘ve been eying this one for a while 😘 5mo
Cathythoughts @JennyM I will 👍🏻😘 5mo
BarbaraBB Pay close attention, the ending may make you want to start all over again! 5mo
Cathythoughts @BarbaraBB thanks! I will do that 👍🏻♥️ 5mo
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SiriuslyWeasley
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What could be nicer on a chill winter's night than snuggling down into freshly laundered linens with a new book? A perfect ending to a really lovely weekend! #bliss

IamIamIam I LOVED this book!!! My head was spinning by the end! 😁 Stay warm! 5mo
Lauram Best part of my weekend too! 5mo
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lesliemarie
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😱😱😱😱🤯
There's no way to really talk about this book without giving it all away. So I won't. But wow. Unsettling and creepy.
I really liked it. I know it has kind of mixed reviews on Goodreads and here so you'll have to decide if it's for you.

C.Perone I don't know what it was about this book, but I loved it 💟 6mo
Addison_Reads I loved this one too when I read it. It kept me questioning things right up until the end. I think this is one of those you either love or hate. 6mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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This has low rating on GR but I did enjoy the ride. When I got to the end, I was like “wt heck!” and had to turn back to the beginning chapters to reread and look for clues that I have missed! It‘s intense and edgy!

#anewchapter #biggestplottwist

BarbaraBB I really enjoyed this one too because of its ending! 6mo
batsy "Intense and edgy"—that just calls out to me ? 6mo
Cathythoughts I have this stacked & im really looking forward to it 👍🏻♥️ 6mo
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ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I was all over the Internet for explanations of the ending when I finished this one! 6mo
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lesliemarie
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#bookhaul from a Barnes and Noble gift card I got for Christmas!

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Velvetsun
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#BookishRewind2018

My top 3 books I read in 2018.
They each made a profound impact on me in different, but unforgettable ways and I could gush about them for hours.

All 3 are now on my Top 5 favorite books of all time list.

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Rachael_reads
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Mehso-so

I was really confused on the ending and had to Google what happened lol

Rachbb3 😂 I had to do that with the movie The Arrival. 🤔 6mo
TheBookStacker Yeah I had to google what happened as well because I had no idea 6mo
ReadingRover I was kinda confused for a bit too. I listened to the audiobook and kept replaying the end. 6mo
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lauraleebc
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Wow, this was astonishing. I understand the love/hate reactions it engenders, but I am very much on the love side. I‘m hard to scare, so any book that genuinely unsettles me is automatically a winner in my mind. My husband came to bed last night and found me practically incoherent, trying to explain what I had just read. So glad there is a full podcast episode dedicated to this novel, and helping me wrap my head around wtf is going on here. 🙃😅😰

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"For years, my life has been flat. I‘m not sure how else to describe it. I‘ve never admitted it before. I‘m not depressed, I don‘t think. That‘s not what I‘m saying. Just flat, listless. So much has felt accidental, unnecessary, arbitrary. It‘s been lacking a dimension. Something seems to be missing."

Iain Reid, I'm Thinking of Ending Things

(Artist unknown)

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LiterRohde
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“Depression is a serious illness. It‘s physically painful, debilitating. And you can‘t just decide to get over it in the same way you can‘t just decide to get over cancer.”

#QuotsyNov18 | 3: #Distress

📷: Made with Typorama

LiterRohde Sadness is the antithesis to happiness. Depression is a completely different beast. (edited) 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm ❤️💔 8mo
TK-421 Exactly! 8mo
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KimM
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Another perfect October book. This one will mess with you. It will have you flipping back pages and going “what the hell?” There‘s a 6th Sense feel with an unreliable narrator and scenes that make you question reality. I loved it. 🖤

Thanks to @DiruVamp. This book is from last year‘s Halloween swap. Great pick!

DiruVamp You are so right it is a PERFECT October book! So glad you enjoyed it - it is definitely out there! I need to reread it 👍🏻🖤 9mo
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IamIamIam
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I. Am. Speechless.
Whatever you think this book is about, you're wrong, no matter what it is.
I loved this and I was so totally uncomfortable!!! If you liked the book Shutter Island and the films Memento and Identity, this is for you.

😨😨😨😨😨

TheWordJar This book! Loved it!! 9mo
IamIamIam @TheWordJar I am still creeped out & I've jumped every time my text alert goes off!!!!! 🤣🤣🤣 9mo
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IamIamIam
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I'm 50 pages into this and just completely unnerved and uncomfortable! I'm questioning every choice I've ever made in my life and I just want to find out what the hell all these messages are about!!! I LOVE it and I really hope I don't get let down as it goes on!!!

Ddzmini Awe 😰 9mo
IamIamIam @Ddzmini I absolutely love books that make you think and also books that are terrifying in their simplicity and ability to confuse. It's kind of like riding a roller coaster! I love controlled chaos! 9mo
Ddzmini Let me know how it goes, if you really like it I‘ll add it to my tbr list 😋 9mo
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Bklover I loved it!! I actually read it twice in a row! 9mo
Kappadeemom Lol..I read this while on a road trip with my husband 🤣 9mo
IamIamIam @Kappadeemom I couldn't imagine reading this anywhere that's not the safety of my own home!!! I'M FREAKING OUT! 9mo
IamIamIam @Bklover I could see how easy it is to just plow through and miss a lot of stuff. I'm forcing myself to read slower as I go on! 😂 9mo
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pgh.femme
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Another absolutely bananas book. I‘m about halfway through, have no idea what is going on and remain intrigued.

BarbaraBB This one is mind-blowing. I loved it but many people hated it. I hope you won‘t! 💕 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm This is an interesting one. I‘m like what the @*#& at the end and had to turn back the pages to read again immediately! 10mo
Tsaw I don‘t even understand the ending at all. What the heck happened? I will have to google. I just didn‘t get it 10mo
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BarbaraBB
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#AugustWrapUp #BestofAugust #AugustStats

I‘ve read 17 books in August, more than I ever read in one month before.

Among them were 8 Man Booker longlisted books, some of which I gave 4 stars. These two however are my favorites this month (4.5 stars). Both are so original and surprising!
So, a very good reading month, despite the fact that there were no 5 stars for me!

Kalalalatja Well done you! You might even be able to finish another book tomorrow 😉 10mo
BarbaraBB No I won‘t. I‘m very slowly going through 10mo
merelybookish I'm intrigued by the tagged book! 10mo
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emilyhaldi Impressive!!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 10mo
JennyM Woah....that is awesome. Xx 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm 👏👍 10mo
BarbaraBB @merelybookish One of the most bizarre stories I ever read! 10mo
Simona 👏👏👏A lot! 10mo
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EsquireGirl
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BarbaraBB
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Pickpick

Wow, this was really a disturbing and unsettling read. I didn‘t get it at all until I came to the last pages. What starts out as a story about a bit weird couple visiting his parents for the first time, turns out to be a completely different story. So unreliable and so well done. And so creepy. In the end it literally asks to be read again. Maybe I should. Wow.

Oh and I think it fits today‘s prompt perfectly 😱 #whydidithavetobeme #abbainaugust

Cinfhen Ooooh, you have me wanting to run out and buy this book! 11mo
Tanisha_A Nice review! Oh, and this photograph! 😍 11mo
Kalalalatja This sounds awesome! 11mo
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MinDea Oh man. I'm glad you liked this book. I picked it up because of all the hype and I didn't like it. I was disappointed. Although it has some unsettling and creepy tones to it which is right up my alley I ultimately didn't like what the whole story symbolized/ended with. 11mo
Cathythoughts Sounds great ... ! Already stacked ! (edited) 11mo
ns510reads Ooh sounds good!! 11mo
JennyM That sounds awesome. Welcome to my TBR stacked book! 11mo
erzascarletbookgasm Great photo! Yes, this book had me at what the *@#% ?! at the ending. I immediately turned back the pages in front to reread some of them! 😄It was a pick for me. 11mo
Mdargusch Wow! Great review! Stacking! 11mo
Reviewsbylola This has been on my TBR since @emilyhaldi reviewed it! Sounds good! 11mo
Meredith3 Love your review! Love the pic too! 11mo
emilyhaldi Totally calls for a reread the moment you finish! I felt the same way. And I loved the way it messed with my head 🤪 11mo
VinceReads I loved this book! I was told the audiobook was really well done too, but I haven‘t listened to it yet 11mo
Simona I love, love unreliable, stacked! I should add - I love unreliable in books... (edited) 11mo
BarbaraBB @MinDea I can imagine that you don‘t like it. For me personally I love it when I‘ve read a book and realize that I was completely wrong in what I thought I was reading! That‘s what made it a pick for me. 11mo
BarbaraBB @Simona This one is unreliable at its best. It really is a book to read twice! 11mo
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GeekGirlOnAQuest
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Panpan

I was looking for a quick read and a good thriller, and this book had some rave reviews ( but also some critics - I should have listened to them). I hated this book from the start but I won‘t go into all my criticisms due to spoilers. Let‘s just say I figured out the ruse rather quickly and was puzzled by all the reviewers who said they couldn‘t figure out the ending or didn‘t know what they just read. It was disappointing from start to finish.

GeekGirlOnAQuest I hope my review does not come off as harsh toward other readers of the book or people who liked it. That wasn‘t my intent. My criticism is of the writing and my understanding of how the author treated a serious subject. It‘s hard to be precise without spoiling the story. 11mo
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swishandflick
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Mehso-so

I'm torn on this one! It's a quick, unsettling read that mostly left me repeatedly muttering "what in the sam hill is going on?!". I couldn't put it down but I also don't think I completely "got" the ending, so it's hard to give a full on pick. Kind of feels like you're supposed to immediately go back and re-read it through the lens of knowing the twist, but I don't know that I'm invested enough to do that ??‍♀️

#24in48; book 3; 12 hrs, 41 min

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I had to scour the internet to get some interps of what the hell happened 11mo
LisaW I liked this book for the creep factor. The ending was a bit strange but I thought it was original and unpredictable at least. (edited) 11mo
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StephMC82
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I started reading this before bed, but then promptly thought better of it. Taking a break from packing this morning to read, and 23 pages in, my hair is standing up. Loving this psychological thriller, so happy I borrowed this @breanne1!

#bookclub #npr #thriller #booklove #saturdayread

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Guildedearlobe
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A little more than halfway through this. It grabbed my attention right away and hasn‘t let go and I‘ve been quite distractible lately so that wasn‘t an easy thing to do.

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