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Slade House
Slade House | David Mitchell
By the "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Bone Clocks "and "Cloud Atlas "- A "Publishers Weekly "Literary Fiction Top 10 Pick for Fall 2015 "Keep your eyes peeled for a small black iron door." "" Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you ll find the entrance to Slade House: a surreal place where visitors see what they want to see, including some things that should be impossible. Every nine years, the house s residents an odd brother and sister extend a unique invitation to someone who s different or lonely: a precocious teenager, a divorced policeman, a shy college student. But what really goes on inside Slade House? For those who find out, it s already too late. . . . Spanning five decades, from the last days of the 1970s to the present, leaping genres, and barreling toward an astonishing conclusion, this intricately woven novel will pull you into a reality-warping new vision of the haunted house story as only David Mitchell could imagine it. Advance praise for "Slade House" "" I gulped down this novel in a single evening. Intricately connected to David Mitchell s previous books, this compact fantasy burns with classic Mitchellian energy. Painstakingly imagined and crackling with narrative velocity, it s a "Dracula" for the new millennium, a Hansel and Gretel for grownups, a reminder of how much fun fiction can be. Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize winning author of "All the Light We Cannot See" David Mitchell s "Slade House" is a deranged garden of forking paths, where all the flowers are poisonous, and every escape is choked with thorns. Mitchell has long been acknowledged as one of the finest literary minds if not the finest of his generation; but he s also one of the most suspenseful, and he proves it in every gripping, vertiginous set piece. Joe Hill, "New York Times" bestselling author of "NOS4A2 "and" Horns" Sharp, fast, flat-out spooky, "Slade House" is such a hypnotic read that you are likely to miss your subway stop in order to keep reading. And by "you, " I mean "me." Daniel Handler, "New York Times" bestselling author of "We Are Pirates" and the Lemony Snicket series David Mitchell doesn t break rules so much as he proves them to be inhibitors to lively intelligent fiction. "Slade House" is a fractal offshoot crystallizing from his remarkable "The Bone Clocks, " an eerie haunted-house tale that takes as much from quantum mechanics as from traditional supernatural lore, a spellbinding chiller about an unnatural greed for life and the arrogance of power. #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Dean Koontz What can t David Mitchell do? "Slade House" is a page-burning, read-in-one-sitting, at times terrifying novel that does for the haunted house story what Henry James did for the ghost story in "The Turn of the Screw." It has all the intelligence and linguistic dazzle of a David Mitchell novel, but this one will also creep the pants off you. Adam Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Fortune Smiles" and "The Orphan Master s Son" Fans of Mitchell s "The Bone Clocks "and" Cloud Atlas" will recognize the interlocking narrative structure and literary-fantastical bent of this new work. . . . Who doesn t want to just drink up all of Mitchell s writing? "Library Journal""
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jb72
Slade House | David Mitchell
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#24B4MONDAY #readathon
The readathon is next weekend. Please join us in the fun of #24B4MONDAY!
📚 📖

wanderinglynn w00t! Can‘t wait! 👍🏻👍🏻 4d
Andrew65 This one has come around quickly. Off work so should have a great Readathon! 👍🥳 3d
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Annashep
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Mehso-so

I‘m about half way through this ... each chapter is a different year featuring the house and those that come into contact with it ... won‘t put any spoilers here .. it‘s all a bit weird .. I want to see it through to find out what‘s going on but it‘s weird enough I also want to just give up hmmmm

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laur89
Slade House | David Mitchell
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“I'll always be waiting for you
So you know how much I need you
But you never even see me, do you
And is this is my final chance of getting you”

Ok, I know I‘m taking this totally out of context and making this super creepy, but this is SO the Grayer twins... to literally every one of their victims. 👻🏚

#Shiver #JulyColdplay

Eggs 🤗👏🏻💗📚👏🏻🎶 2w
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wideeyedreader
Slade House | David Stephen Mitchell, Research Associate at the UNESCO Centre David Mitchell
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This short book is so delightfully creepy, I could hardly put it down! I don‘t usually read this sort of story, but I was quickly sucked in by the compelling narrators and freak-out factor. 100% recommend!

Jari-chan I want to read this book do badly! 3w
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wideeyedreader
Slade House | David Stephen Mitchell, Research Associate at the UNESCO Centre David Mitchell
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Reading at the pool with @AmyK1

brit91 Looks like a great day!!📚🏖🏖⛱⛱🌊 4w
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laur89
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Mehso-so

Didn‘t love it, didn‘t hate it. I liked the haunted house idea, and it was a pretty original concept. Quick read too. Halfway through, though, the pattern of the book made it feel predictable. I wanted to keep reading to learn more about the backstory of the main characters, but I wasn‘t invested in the “guests” of the house. May have missed some of the fun, as apparently this was a sequel to other Mitchell books, but I was unaware. Oh well. ⬇️

laur89 Did find this fun book promo video though: https://youtu.be/BbLLnWkeSP0 (edited) 1mo
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laur89
Slade House | David Mitchell
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BF drew this one out of the #TBR jar! Read the first section and already my mind is confused. 🧠🧐🤪

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jb72
Slade House | David Mitchell
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#LMPBC Group S - here are some choices. Let me know if any of these appeal to you. My Mallie wanted to get in on the action and promptly sat on every book. If none of these appeal to you, let me know as I can dig up some more.
I Am Legend - has that story and a few other short stories.
Tales from a Talking Board - nonfiction if you believe in ouija.
Slade House
#horror

Hestapleton Slade House looks really good and is on my TBR! 1mo
Kaylamburson I'd be into Slade House or the Ouja board one sounds super cool!!! 1mo
Stacypatrice I‘m going to stack Slade House 😀 1mo
jb72 @Hestapleton @Kaylamburson @Stacypatrice Sounds like it‘s settled. Slade House it is for the win. 1mo
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TheBookAddict
Slade House | David Mitchell
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In our recent #podcast @KennethTolesJr reviews Slade House by David Mitchell and I review Heart-shaped Box by Joe Hill. We of course talk about other books and bookish things as well, including my discovery of Bookish First thanks to a fellow Litten. Listen here https://anchor.fm/bookish-impulses/episodes/Ep--17-Reviewing-Heart-shaped-Box--S... and anywhere else you listen to podcasts. #BookishImpulsesPodcast #BIP #YesiNKennyRead

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Blueberry
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Really trippy story (as David Mitchell often is 😯).

#imaginaryplaces #wanderingJune
 @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

LiterRohde Loved this book and Bone Clocks. 2mo
rohit-sawant Been meaning to read this for so long! 2mo
Cinfhen Tried this book but too “trippy” for me😜 2mo
BarbaraBB Oh yeah, I remember this book. Perfect for this prompt! 2mo
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KennethTolesJr
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Mitchell knows how to write a good story. I liked it a lot, and I wasn't expecting some of the things that happened. However, the ending felt a little rushed. I won't give anything away here, but I will be writing a full review soon for our new blog, which can be found here: https://bookishimpulses.home.blog/ and I'll be talking about it when we record our next podcast, found everywhere you listen to podcasts (Bookish Impulses).

3.75/5 Stars

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KennethTolesJr
Slade House | David Mitchell
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What my wife, @TheBookAddict said...

Good times.

#books #bip #kennynyesireads

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KennethTolesJr
Slade House | David Mitchell
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So far, so good. It resembles a YA story in the first part, but I don't think it's going to stay that way. Not sure where it's headed honestly. But it's good. I'm going to finish it this week, and we'll discuss it on the podcast this weekend. The Bookish Impulses podcast.

Found on all your podcast apps for free.
(Shameless plug)

#goodread
#sladehouse
#bookishimpulses

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"They're coming for me. I can't turn my head or even shut my eyes."

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EmilieGR
Slade House | David Mitchell
Mehso-so

Creepy but not quite there

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umbrellagirl
Slade House | David Mitchell
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If you link your Amazon account with Avis Car Rental, they send you a voucher based on the price of the rental. Of course I‘m going to spend it on books.

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karajay
Slade House | David Mitchell
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1. Fall. I know it's basic but it's the best!
2. Sunflowers and daisies!
3. Tagged!
4. Horses! And lots of pollen.
5. @MuddyPuddle 👋
@SailorMoon #frideas

MuddyPuddle 👋🌻📚 4mo
SailorMoon Thanks for playing!!! 💕🤟🏻🌙 I love daisies too 💕 4mo
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Heideschrampf
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Pickpick

A agreat listen, a non-scary horror novella / modern gothic story. It even revealed a bit too much to soon for my taste. I‘d have been happy to have had an additional chapter 🤓👻🧟‍♀️🧟‍♂️

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zsuzsanna_reads
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Pickpick

A compulsively readable contemporary haunted house story. It's creepy but not full on horror. I liked that the setting was both the same and completely different in every chapter.

I did not realise that this was a sequel to Bone Clocks, but luckily it is also a sequel to The 1000 Autumns of Jacob de Zuit, which I've read.

⭐⭐⭐⭐ would make a perfect Halloween read

Already started Bone Clocks!

rwmg Oh is it? I loved 1000 Autumns 4mo
zsuzsanna_reads @rwmg It is very different, but there's a link to the crazy monastery on the mountain. 4mo
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IamIamIam
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Pickpick

WOW!!!! I had no idea what to expect with this creepy little book but I absolutely loved it!!! Completely disorienting and I love that! It was quite British so I was a bit thrown with slang in this audio version. I recommend this highly!!!

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IamIamIam
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Picked this at random but I had no idea what to expect... quite an interesting little story so far!!!!

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mutlee
Slade House | David Mitchell
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1. David Mitchell
2. Neil Gaiman
3. Margaret Atwood
4. Brandon Sanderson
5. Haruki Murakami

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Mtroiano
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Barnes and Noble haul! I had a few minutes between a doctors appointment and carpool so I actually got to spend time in a bookstore alone 🙌🏼

Lynnsoprano Bookstore alone = heaven 😄 6mo
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catiewithac
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Mehso-so

I couldn‘t quite settle on something to read in the middle of the night. I wanted an engrossing story that wasn‘t too serious. So Slade House was ideal in that regard: it‘s horror lite. Campy even. Mitchell winks at his previous books especially The Bone Clocks but this is a stand alone novel. It‘s a short novel, and it‘s main weakness from my perspective is poor characterization. The dead have more charisma than the living. 👻 🕸🧟‍♂️

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JLaurenceCohen
Slade House | David Mitchell

Originally written as a series of tweets, Slade House is Mitchell's take on a haunted house tale. Each chapter follows a different protagonist and reveals a bit more about Slade House's nefarious nature. It's even better if you've read The Bone Clocks.

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TracyReadsBooks
Slade House | David Mitchell
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One of the best books I‘ve read this year. Wow—creepy, dark, enthralling, mind-bending and so well-written it‘s impossible to put down. Every 9 years, the residents of Slade House invite people in for a visit. Those who accept the invitation, well, soon enough they learn the wisdom of that choice. A marvelously paced ghost story that is, as I‘ve said, one of the darkest & creepiest books I‘ve read in a long time. I loved it! (Beware small doors.)

Literary_Siren Your review just bumped this to the top of my TBR! 7mo
TrishB Great review 👍🏻 7mo
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TracyReadsBooks
Slade House | David Mitchell
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This was meant to be my ‘grab and go‘ book for the day—I had not one but two 30+ minute bus rides planned—but it has turned into my ‘I‘ve started it and now I can‘t put it down‘ book. So good. So creepy. And the cover!

TrishB That‘s a lovely cover. This is a great read, loved it. 7mo
catiewithac This book sounds intriguing! 7mo
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MommyWantsToReadHerBook
Slade House | David Mitchell
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I absolutely loved this short type of a sequel to The Bone Clocks! I don't really know what more to say - if you loved The Bone Clocks, you should love this one! I wonder if he is planning another book around the same theme...

TrishB Loved this too 👍🏻 7mo
TheNerdyProfessor @WhatThePuck you might be interested in this based on your Christmas box! 7mo
WhatThePuck @TheNerdyProfessor added! Thanks for looking out. 🤗 7mo
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MommyWantsToReadHerBook
Slade House | David Mitchell
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#friyayintro
@howjessreads

1. So many! Big: rent an extractor washer and wash our carpets. Small: various mending jobs, personal filing, and more
2. Absolutely nothing exciting. Planning for our Namibia trip. Maybe eating out on a voucher that is going to expire 😊
3. We used to bake epic custard cookies when I was a kid and teenager. Too much of a health nut now
4. Tagged - Really enjoying it!
5. @enidkeaner

GlassAsDiamonds Oh lord, mending....🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️ I think I‘d rather the carpets!!! Good luck! 8mo
CouronneDhiver Namibia ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
MommyWantsToReadHerBook @GlassAsDiamonds thanks. You'll notice other people are actually planning on tackling those things today... I have no such illusions 😊 7mo
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Bibliotaph_and_tsundoku
Slade House | David Mitchell
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@catiewithac Oh my gosh I LOVED this package!!!
You got me everything I love! Also, I saw the manga in nearly every manga/book store and it looked really interesting, but I never bothered to grab it. Thank you so much!!! This was amazing!!

catiewithac Happy holidays!!! 8mo
ReadingsByTheC That snowman stocking is adorable! 8mo
Bibliotaph_and_tsundoku @ReadingsByTheC I know! It‘s so cute!! 💓 8mo
Avanders 💙❄️🎄♥️😍 8mo
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Minervasbutler
Slade House | David Mitchell
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I'm a huge David Mitchell fan and this one didn't disappoint. In essence it's a ghost story, with successive characters being pulled into the evil ambient of the titular House. What Mitchell does so well, I think, is, Murakami-like, to ground his weird goings-on in such believable reality and such relatable characters. This is Mitchell at his lightest and most playful but none the worse for that.

britt_brooke Nice review! 8mo
Cathythoughts I‘m not a fan of this writer, but this book is getting great love , stacking 8mo
Minervasbutler @britt_brooke Thanks! @Cathythoughts hope this will be the one to convert you! 8mo
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MommyWantsToReadHerBook I'm itching to read this one but when I have, I will have read everything's he has written except one book - so I keep putting it off! 8mo
lahousewyfe Loved my first foray into his work so, stacking! 8mo
scowler1 One of my all time favorites this one. It is a long list though. 7mo
KathyWheeler That‘s a lovely cover! 7mo
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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David Mitchell creates a “head scratcher” of a horror story in Slade House. It‘s not a long book, but it‘s got plenty of story depth and oddities. Reading Slade House is like watching a horror movie. In both cases, you just want to scream to the kind, innocent character, “Don‘t go in the room!!” But the characters always do, and that‘s the part we relish. You know you do. I do too.

Full review www.TheBibliophage.com
#thebibliophage2018

rwmg I've got that on my TBR shelf. I'm vaguely thinking of making it my choice for my book club when my turn comes round again. Do you think it would provoke much discussion? 8mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @rwmg I think it would. It‘s not overly gory either—in case that matters. 8mo
rwmg @BarbaraTheBibliophage ok, thanks. Definitely in the running then 8mo
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AlaMich It‘s a great book, and a good haunted house choice for Halloween. 8mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @rwmg The Kindle version has a list of discussion questions also! 8mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @AlaMich Definitely! I‘m glad I read it at this part of the year, but I‘d read it anytime. #lovehorror 8mo
rwmg @BarbaraTheBibliophage They always come in handy, thanks 8mo
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
Slade House | David Mitchell
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1. Our cushy teddy‘s bow is midnight blue.
2. See above: 6h 27m Not nearly enough! (Heading to bed earlier tonight, I hope.)
3. The darker the better
4. Every seven weeks, unless I decide to let it grow long again
5. This is the last “taggable” book I finished. I actually finished the X-Files: Cold Cases audiobook more recently, but it‘s not in the Litsy database.

#HumpDayPost @MinDea

Lcsmcat ❤️🐻 8mo
MinDea What don't use to track your sleep? 8mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @MinDea I use an app called Migraine Buddy, which includes a sleep tracker function. 8mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Lcsmcat Isn‘t he cute? All six of our grands have played with him. 💙 8mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
Slade House | David Mitchell
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#31bookpics

I have these two #spookybooks on my shelves. Didn‘t manage to read them this month, looking forward to in the near future.

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BarbaraTheBibliophage
Slade House | David Mitchell
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I was hunting around looking for books about #sinisterkids and, heylook! It‘s the book I just started today. Is that creepy? Cue Twilight Zone music ...

#octoberxfiles #sinisterkid @Cinfhen @Robothugs

Robothugs 😱😱😱 Tomorrow‘s prompt is #Superstition 😆 9mo
AlaMich This is a great haunted house story!! 9mo
8leagueboot Every time I read a David Mitchell book I am struck by how much smarter than me he is. 9mo
BooknerdsLife AAH! Loved this book. Its creepy! :D 9mo
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tjwill
Slade House | David Mitchell
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@Booksnchill I had to keep reading and just finished it! I‘m so glad I had read The Bone Clocks first because some things might have been confusing. That last section POV surprised me! Mitchell is a master world-builder. How do orisons and lacunas seem like possible things? So amazingly creepy!

Booksnchill I also finished just a few minutes ago- I remember Marinus from Bone Clocks and now I am going to my notes to see what entity did battle with Marinus that might be Norah Grayer. I think it‘s the force and urgency of the language Mitchell uses that makes it all seem possible- do we think Freya died in the orison? But her recorder survived. Loved this but so glad we did The Bone Clocks first! 9mo
MinDea @Booksnchill This makes me think I should read Bone Clocks. Slade House was my first Mitchell book. 🤔🤔 9mo
tjwill @Booksnchill I want to go back and look at the parts with Marinus in Bone Clocks too. I‘m not sure about Freya. It seems like she didn‘t make it because they only had the recorder, but they definitely didn‘t get her soul. 9mo
tjwill @MinDea It is much longer, but I definitely recommend it if you liked this one. I plan to read more Mitchell! 9mo
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Booksnchill
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@tjwill well I am glad to have some backstory. Loved this quote “Grief is an amputation, but hope is incurable hemophilia; you bleed and bleed and bleed.”
Ready for the final chapter! Twins can be so very creepy!!👫

tjwill Is that picture in your book? It isn‘t in mine. I have the paperback edition. I have 8 pages left in the chapter, and I like this part a lot. The backstory is definitely interesting. I just read Avril‘s texts, which made me go 😮😧😱! 9mo
MinDea I just finished this book a week ago. I had a hard time putting it down! Excited to see your final thoughts when you finish! 9mo
Booksnchill @tjwill that is the inside front cover of the hardback yes- oh the texts!!! 9mo
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Booksnchill @MinDea I love Mitchell- did you read The Bone Clocks? 9mo
MinDea I have not but someone recommended it so I might have to check it out! 9mo
Booksnchill @MinDea i believe that Slade House is cut from The Bone Clocks so it will be very familiar to you if you read it! 9mo
MinDea Oh very cool! 9mo
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Billypar
Slade House | David Mitchell
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#MyImmortal #OctoberXFiles
If anyone's still looking for a good seasonal read, I highly recommend this. I read it few Halloweens ago and loved the unique blend of horror and comedy. I was laughing one second and somehow terrified the next. Maybe because it simulates that feeling of being inside a dream so well, where you have a sense of dread but aren't really positive if it's going to turn into a nightmare. This one does..again and again 💀🎃 😱

Robothugs This one is still on my TBR! 9mo
LauraJ I second your selection! 9mo
Leftcoastzen Stacked ! Keeps falling out of my brain so add it to the heep. 9mo
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Booksnchill
Slade House | David Mitchell
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I so wanted Sal to use the weapon and get free! Fun to see the Crispin Hershey books again!!!!
 @tjwill

tjwill I‘m behind, but should catch up on this section by tomorrow night! 9mo
Booksnchill @tjwill I figured I was behind! 9mo
tjwill @Booksnchill 😂 Wasn‘t this section through tomorrow? You‘re ahead of me! 9mo
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Booksnchill Well you are right- I was a day early, guess I had Sunday in my head! 9mo
tjwill @Booksnchill I just finished the section. Oh man, when she was looking through the door/passageway in the wall! 😱 And I liked the Crispin Hershey reference too. The overrated comment made me laugh. I thought this section was even scarier—probably because it wasn‘t clear where the twins were. 😩 9mo
Booksnchill I agree the scariest section yet- I couldn‘t figure out WHO the twins were!!! 9mo
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Blueberry
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#Candle (s) play a role in the executing of this book's plot.

#OctoberPutaSpellonYou @vkois88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

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kayceecruz
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My Spooktober TBR pile! I have limited reading time with teaching but I am getting back in the swing of things!

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MinDea
Slade House | David Mitchell
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I am torn between loving this book and not liking this book. 😕 On one hand it is creepy, weird, unsettling and well crafted. On the other hand I had trouble getting into it, fully understanding all the details behind all the paranormal things and found it to be choppy and really just out there.

I feel like I would not tell someone to NOT read this book but not sure it's a book I would go out of my way to recommend. 🤷

Have you read this book?

MinDea #Shadow hiding away in his igloo this morning! #CatsOfLitsy @Zelma #Shippy 9mo
Lcsmcat I listened to it on audio. I liked it , other than the narrator‘s attempt at a mid-Atlantic accent. But I‘m not a fan of horror. It was more the psychological aspects that interested me. 9mo
TrishB I loved it 💕 9mo
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BookwormM I loved it but then I love Mitchell and have read several other books by him so I knew what to expect 9mo
MinDea @BookwormM are his other books similar to Slade House? What other book would you recommend by him? @TrishB (I also wonder your opinion on this question!) 9mo
TrishB Definitely The Bone Clocks - one of my fav books - it also has links to Slade House. I don‘t like all his books, but those I like I really love! 9mo
MinDea @TrishB That book sounds familiar. I might own it... 🤔 🏃🏽‍♀️ to go find! 9mo
MinDea Thank you for the rec! @TrishB 9mo
hgrimes Your shadow monster is so freakin cute, how do you stand it?! 9mo
MinDea @hgrimes he does get away with a lot! 😆 9mo
JamieArc I read it a few years ago and felt the exact same way! 9mo
BookwormM According to Mitchell all his books can be seen as separate chapters in a massive book characters pop up in various books rather like the King universe. I loved Bone Clocks and Cloud Atlas 9mo
BookwormM Also Number9Dream is really good reminded me of a Murakami book if you like him 9mo
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Lcsmcat
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1. My sister came for a visit and Balthazar claimed her shoes;
2. A really fresh salad, made by someone else;
3. Slade house;
4. Gas for my car;
5. Answering phones at work.

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Lcsmcat
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I don‘t usually pick books to fit the season, but this, coincidentally, was available from my library when I needed a new audiobook. The narrator is good, although her American accent is not, and the story was perfectly creepy without being gory. My first Mitchell, but I‘ll be looking at his other books now. 4 ⭐️

Lcsmcat @LiterRohde I understand they‘re loosely connected. Did you like Bone Clocks better than Cloud Atlas? (edited) 9mo
LiterRohde They are. I have not read Cloud Atlas. But I did like The Bone Clocks more than Slade House. 9mo
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LiterRohde LiterRohde's post on Litsy http://litsy.com/p/MVRyb0hUUFdp 9mo
Lcsmcat @LiterRohde Thanks! 9mo
LiterRohde LiterRohde's post on Litsy http://litsy.com/p/SjhEMUhlZUZ2 9mo
Tamra I might be the only Litten to bail in this book. 9mo
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Clevercactus
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Finished the Stepford Wives. In my hiatus from #litsyatoz to read horror/thriller books throughout the month of October, I thought that it was about time I read Slade House by David Mitchell. Cheerio!

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tjwill
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I sped through the 2nd section of this bizarre mystery tonight. I thought I could stop about 2/3 in, but I had to know what happened. @Booksnchill #buddyread

Booksnchill Ha- I just finished it as well- I cannot remember, did we meet the twins in The Bone Clocks??? 9mo
vivastory I loved this one, & Cloud Atlas. Still need to read Bone Clocks. 9mo
tjwill @Booksnchill I‘ve been thinking about that, but I don‘t think so. I think we just found out about the 9 years ritual. 9mo
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tjwill @vivastory Bone Clocks was great—I love how he weaves together many stories. Cloud Atlas is on my TBR list, so I will get to it someday. 9mo
Booksnchill @tjwill i am loving this as a spooky read as well- on the lookout for portraits on stairways... (edited) 9mo
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MinDea
Slade House | David Mitchell
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While I was reading and sitting with #Burley, #Shadow decided he wanted to sit on my lap. They're so good with each other! @zelma #CatsofLitsy

I had a hard time getting into this book. The narrator of the first part was throwing me off. I am onto the third part and I liked the second part a lot better. Man, it is seriously weird and creepy and strange!

#Screamathon @4thhouseontheleft

TrishB A great read 👍🏻 10mo
Sweettartlaura Glad you‘re getting into it! Section by section 🙂 9mo
AlaMich It was a lot of fun on audio. I love your babies! 😻🐶❤️ 9mo
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tammysue Happy to see your fur babies are getting along so well! ❤️ My daughter‘s kitties don‘t care too much for my little Malty. 😔 9mo
Purrfectpages I‘m so jealous! Mine would never do this! 9mo
tjwill I‘m reading this now too. I thought the 2nd part was easier to read too. 9mo
MinDea @tjwill so nice to hear someone else struggled with the first section like I did. I was almost about to DNF it cause I just couldn't handle the choppiness of the narrator, but then the ending of the first section was crazy so I read on. I hope the third section is even better than the second! 9mo
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Busha1984
Slade House | David Mitchell
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Bailedbailed


Ugh. I tried so hard to get into this book. I absolutely HATE bailing on a book but I just couldn't do it. Slade House was like a mix of Alice in Wonderland (drugs) meets a haunted house meets the same story on repeat every chapter with some aliens thrown in for good measure. I felt like I would have enjoyed the book if I were high. Super disappointed as the book summary sounds so intriguing.

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Kristyngansen
Slade House | David Stephen Mitchell, Research Associate at the UNESCO Centre David Mitchell
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Saturday afternoon reading. I finished this one today. It‘s a creepy story perfect for October. 👻

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