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Gillian Flynn una scrittrice straordinaria, con un talento eccezionale per il macabro. Stephen King
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ameliashley
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my favorite kind of delivery! #thriftbooks

Cathythoughts Lovely picture 👍🏻 1w
bookandbedandtea Book mail is the best mail! Welcome to litsy. 2d
ameliashley Thank you! ☺️💛 2d
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EadieB
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Day 30 - #Heartbreak #NewYearNewYou
#SharpObjects #GillianFlynn

Sharp Objects may be bleak and gory, but guess what: Sometimes, so is love. Flynn creates dark, complex female characters who dare us to confront our own shadow selves, and how the scars we wear on the outsides are nothing compared to the ones we carry inside.

Eggs Chilling 🥶😱 3w
Blh87 I really enjoy this book and Dark Places...both are so very good. 3w
EadieB @Blh87 I liked both of those too! 3w
jlabombard10315 This one was my favorite from Gillian Flynn! 3w
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MsB_13
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“A child weaned on poison considers harm a comfort.”
Decent read... beginning was definitely suspenseful, peaked my curiosity. However the ending was fairly predictable and there were a few things I felt were never fully explained.

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Karkar
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Mehso-so

I sure did not like this one as much as I did Gone Girl. I was able to figure out the ending fairly quickly- which is unusual for me. Overall I am glad I read it. But I will not reread it.

BlameJennyJane This was one of very, very few instances when I actually enjoyed the film adaptation a lot more than the book itself. While dark, I thought HBO did an excellent job with the series- especially the casting and the script. 2mo
Karkar @BlameJennyJane I will have to check that out. Thanks! 😃 2mo
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jeannasser
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Panpan

Just finished this one a few days ago. Gillian Flynn is a great writer with a gift for settings and words. This book sure had some interesting ideas, however, I'm sorry to say that the one-note predictable structure, uninteresting character development, and the over-sexualized scenarios makes for a poor debut. 😢 I'm sure I'll enjoy Gone Girl and Dark Places a lot more though so I'm excited to read those.
4/10

Full review: https://bit.ly/2Pz1Mt8

BarbaraBB I was so disappointed by this one too earlier this week. 2mo
jeannasser @BarbaraBB yeah but I don't give up on authors easily so I'm gonna give her next books a shot. Have you read anything else from Flynn's bibliography? 2mo
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BarbaraBB
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I really wonder what Gillian Flynn was trying to prove with this book? To create some utterly unrealistic characters (the mother, the 13 years olds) doing cruel gruesome things to eachother, and an ending that to me was obvious from the start. I know it‘s an #unpopularopinion but I really felt only annoyed by this book.

#ReadingUSA2019 #Missouri

Cinfhen I didn‘t like this one either 2mo
squirrelbrain That‘s a bit rubbish! But at least another state ticked off the list - you must be nearly there now? 2mo
Libby1 ❤️ 🇳🇱 ❤️ 2mo
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Librarybelle I really have no interest to read this one. Your review helps me feel good not wanting to read it! 2mo
BarbaraBB @Librarybelle You‘re wise to not read it. There are many books out there much more worth reading! 2mo
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen I‘m glad to hear that. I thought everybody loved it! 2mo
Cinfhen The premise was SO RIDICULOUS/ it pissed me off. I‘m pretty sure I had lengthy discussions with @Foxyfictionista who HATED THIS book too! 2mo
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen I was pissed off during the whole book. It kept getting more ridiculous and predictable at the same time. 😤 😉 2mo
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen I‘ll try to find your discussion with @Foxyfictionista 😘 2mo
Foxyfictionista @BarbaraBB @Cinfhen oh this book...🤬 2mo
Centique What a beautiful photo! 2mo
BarbaraBB @Centique Thank you. I took it on my way to work! 2mo
Cinfhen Hi @Foxyfictionista what you been reading lately!??!! Haven‘t seen you on Litsy in FOREVER 😞 2mo
Foxyfictionista @Cinfhen i know! I kind of got away from Litsy in the past year or so. I love the community but i just needed a break, i guess. I keep thinking I'll get back on it. Maybe this is the nudge i needed. Thank you! ❤️ 2mo
youneverarrived This photo is gorgeous! 2mo
BarbaraBB @Foxyfictionista I hope so! I just started following you, you‘ve been reading all my kind of books. So I hope you will start posting again! 2mo
Cinfhen Lots of friends left Litsy 😢😢😢 @Foxyfictionista I‘m glad you‘re well and do hope you‘ll post again xx Happy Holidays 💚❤️ 2mo
Foxyfictionista @BarbaraBB @Cinfhen thank you both! I hope you have a lovely Christmas! 🎄💖 2mo
Reggie I liked this one but I could not read anything remotely dark for months!!! 2mo
jeannasser I agree with you, but I do love Flynn's writing style. It helped elevate some parts of the story. 2mo
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WJCintron I hope you are enjoying it. I read that one and is one of my favorites! 😃 Have a great day! Foggy here in Lancaster. 2mo
KBlackScan @WJCintron I do so far!! About half way now! 😘 2mo
WJCintron @KBlackScan Great!! I love it! Have a great night!! 2mo
jlabombard10315 This was my favorite by her! 1mo
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jeannasser
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Took this picture Thanksgiving morning during the snow storm. 🌨️❄️☃️ This is the one I'll be reading next. After reading #Cut by #PatriciaMcCormick, I figured I will read another book about #selfharm that's a few pages longer. Let's see how this one attacks the subject matter. What are your thoughts on it?
#sharpobjects #gillianflynn #shortbook #book #wanttoread #reading

Make sure to follow my Tumblr:
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GatheringBooks
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#FallIsBooked Day 26: #AScaryBook that is thoroughly disturbing, Flynn managed to portray the fragrances & fumes of womanity in a way that is raw, unflinching, & apologetic, like tiny cuts in one‘s face & marveling at its peculiar beauty. I find this to be more finely delivered than Gone Girl, the horror eating away at one‘s insides, in seeming glee, delivered with a graceful & sophisticated flick of the wrist. My review: https://wp.me/pDlzr-jPC

OriginalCyn620 This was so good! 4mo
jeannasser The cast for the series looks great. I hope I enjoy it a lot more than the book 2mo
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LogiKitty
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Mehso-so

I listened to this all of yesterday while I cleaned up my whole room (part of why I haven't been on Litsy has been lack of motivation which has been a tough thing I've been dealing with for over a couple of months). I have to say, while it was interesting, it wasn't as intense as I thought it was going to be. I also felt like the reveal was rushed right at the end without letting the reader do a little bit more digging. All in all, though, solid.

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Charityann
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Just finished this one - 3 points for #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick 🎃😈👻

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Charityann
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Hey #teamslaughter, who else is doing this #halloweenmoviebingo by @GypsyKat ?
 @Clwojick 👻😈🎃 #scarathlon (1 point)

GypsyKat 🎃🎃🎃 4mo
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Charityann
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Got a nice #bookhaul from my library today! Lots of #scarathlon books in there too! 1 point for #teamslaughter 🎃😈👻📚 @Clwojick

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samanthagutt
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Mehso-so

This book left me completely uneasy and uncomfortable, which I suppose was the entire point of the story. I normally love psychological thrillers, but this one was so dark I physically felt nauseated at times. The idea behind the novel was interesting and it did have a surprising twist at the end (which I appreciated). Sometimes I just wanted to bail and not finish the story, but other parts kept me so interested I couldn‘t put the book down.

Reagan I much preferred Dark Places to this one. 5mo
samanthagutt @Reagan-reads really?! I‘ll have to check that out 😁 5mo
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canwetalkaboutaudiobooks
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Mehso-so

Somewhere between a pick and So-So.
MY RATING⇢ 3.7 STARS | GRADE B
FEATURING⇢

Serial Killer
Mystery Suspense
Psychological Thriller
Dysfunctional Family (scatch that) Town
Dark & Deeply Disturbing
Ugly...but Compelling

See my review here: https://leahsbookishobsession2.blogspot.com/2019/09/sharp-objects-by-gillian-fly...

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StephanieGeiser
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A great thriller! What it lacked in surprising twists it made up for in the truly disturbing. I couldn‘t put it down and can‘t wait to read more by Flynn.

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Meaw_catlady
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Thank you so much @NamasteReading I love my enamel pins so much!!!! The kitty necklace is adorable! And I‘m close to having a copy of all of Flynn‘s books! 🖤🖤🖤 #highfivetosummerswap #hftss thank you for organizing @JoScho 🖤🖤🖤

NamasteReading So glad you love it!!! I had fun shopping for youuu 🖤💎 6mo
JoScho Enamel pins are my jam! Thanks so much for participating Rachel 😘 6mo
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BeccawithaBook
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Reading on my lunch break. Yes, I know I have a very healthy lunch 😜

IamIamIam Who doesn't love Cup O' Noodles??? 6mo
BeccawithaBook I forgot my lunch, but I always have cup of noodles in my car just in case 😂 6mo
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nelehelen
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Thank you so much @IndoorDame for this lovely surprise! You are so sweet to send me this. I was not expecting this at all and it totally made my week! I‘ve been so stressed at work and this totally brightened my day. Thank you!!! I just love our #LitsyLove community. 🥰🥰🥰

IndoorDame Yay! I‘m glad it arrived! I hope you enjoy it! 💜 6mo
nelehelen @IndoorDame thank you so much!!! Can‘t wait to read it!! ♥️♥️♥️ 6mo
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Meaw_catlady
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Wow just wow. This book might be my favorite of Flynn‘s . The mental health of children can be so f”‘d up by parents. This book is dark, full of sharp edges . The demons she faces in words is really gripping and I find myself relating to her in a very far removed way.

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eanderson
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Finally read this after like 2 years when @erzascarletbookgasm sent it to me! This was probably one of Gillian Flynn‘s more twisted books (imho) but I did enjoy it. The teeth really bother me though... I‘ll probably have a nightmare or 2. Thank you for sending this to me!!! 🤗

LiteraryinLititz I found this one disturbing too... eeep. 6mo
erzascarletbookgasm Glad you liked it. 😘 6mo
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OriginalCyn620
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Two excellent books! Both have a flawed female MC who returns to her #hometown under some unfortunate circumstances. #letstraveljuly

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I enjoyed All the Missing Girls!!! 7mo
Megabooks Me too @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ! I just picked up her latest on audible. 👍🏻 7mo
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Pickpick

Wow, what a ride this one was‼️ Started it yesterday late at night because my ill body wouldn‘t let me sleep and after a slow beginning the audiobook gripped me latest at hour three. I figured out the ending fast – but not that twist‼️😯

I‘m not sure if all those “sex, drugs and Rock‘n‘Roll” was really necessary to “sell” the point but I liked Camille anyway. But the small town was scary enough without all those addicts.

Thrilling entertainment.

Cathythoughts Hey !! A new one ! Interesting ! Gone Girl my fave so far 7mo
Cathythoughts Or maybe I have the wrong title in English 🤭🙊🙊🙊 7mo
Rachel.Rencher @Cathythoughts I think this one is Sharp Objects judging by the razor on the cover, and her description of Camille. I loved the twist at the end of this one. 😊 7mo
Buechersuechtling @Cathythoughts It might not be that new to you … “Sharp Objects” in English. Her debut, as far as I know. I might have to buy “Gone Girl”, my library doesn‘t have it. 7mo
Cathythoughts @Rachel.Rencher yes ! Thankyou! I did read this one & I think I bailed on Dark Places ... Gone Girl was the one I liked best 7mo
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Lots_O_Books
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I absolutely loved this book! Might even claim it as my favorite book! 🖤 can‘t wait to jump into more books by Gillian Flynn!!

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DyAnne
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Loved the HBO adaptation. Time to read the book!

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erickaa
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Very good!

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beautifulcrevice
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alrighty let‘s check the hype 🤔 #sharpobjects #weekendreads #bookmanstucson

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LokiDokey
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1. Sharp Objects
2. “My sweater was new, stinging red and ugly. It was May 12 but the temperature had dipped to the forties, and after four days shivering in my shirtsleeves, I grabbed cover at a tag sale rather than dig through my boxed-up winter clothes. Spring in Chicago.
3. Birdbox, 13 Reasons Why and The 13 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

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vivastory
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Is it just me or does Adora Crellin make Cersei Lannister look like mother of the year? I'm just saying...

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Heideschrampf
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Mehso-so

It was super obvious who'd be the bad guys here, but still like a car crash the emotional cruelty was so fascinating you just couldn't look/hear away. Gillian Flynn once again gives a unique perspective on misconseptions of the female psyche, motherhood and feminism with another visit to suburban America. Holy hell, people are fucked up! Will definately watch the HBO #adaptation too.

DebinHawaii Still have not read the book although I do have the HBO series DVR'd to watch. I was trying to do the book first but that may never happen...📚📚📚📚😬📚📚📚📚 8mo
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TheDrunkenLibrarian
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Currently trying to figure out how I can sneak reading at work

Cathythoughts Gillian Flynn 👍🏻my fave book is still Gone Girl ... hope she writes more soon 8mo
TheDrunkenLibrarian I still have to read that one 😂 8mo
Cathythoughts Oh some Littens preferred tagged book ... I think they are all good. Especially..... gone girl 😳 8mo
TheDrunkenLibrarian Just added it to my TBR! 😊 8mo
KimM We need more from Gillian Flynn
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Bookish.SAM
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Just finished watching this series. I really disliked the book (maybe it just wasn‘t great as an audio?) but the actors in the show did a good job of making the completely unrealistic characters a little more believable.
While watching, I was a little distracted (in a good way) by the eclectic sound track so I checked it out on Spotify, and yep, it‘s there. It‘s pretty fun ranging from Led Zeppelin to Tupac to beautiful instrumentals. Recommend🎼

BookDragonNotWorm I wasn't a huge fan of the book - probably worse on audio, but not a stellar read, either. 8mo
Bookish.SAM @BookDragonNotWorm Ya, I was not a fan of the book at all ... dangerously close to saying I hated it, but gave the show shot. So much better than the book. And the music really sucked me in 🤷🏻‍♀️ 8mo
Bookartbookmarks Same all around ! 🙋‍♀️ 8mo
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Amandakay
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I liked gone girl- but have picked this up and read the back cover and put it back down several times. Happy I finally dove in. Entertaining and quick read.

Erofan And there is a cool TV series based on the book! Have you watched it? 8mo
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hermioneshandbag
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I‘m here, I said, and it felt shockingly comforting, those words. When I‘m panicked, I say them aloud to myself. I‘m here.

rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 @LitsyWelcomeWagon 4mo
LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome to Litsy! Here are links to #Litsytips: http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU. There‘s lots of fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! #litsywelcomewagon 3mo
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my.books.in.squares
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Hot chocolate coffee & a book on a rainy Saturday in Scotland. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

#currentlyreading

dgingo Enjoy! ☕️ Do you live in Scotland, or are you traveling? 9mo
my.books.in.squares @dgingo I live here 🙂 9mo
dgingo @my.books.in.squares We‘re planning a trip there, and have never been—any insider tips/must see spots, especially those that may not be common knowledge? 9mo
my.books.in.squares @dgingo Edinburgh city and Loch Lomond are beautiful places. 9mo
dgingo @my.books.in.squares Thank you so much! I‘m going to do some research about Loch Lomond! 9mo
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Ms_T
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This book disappointed me. I was underwhelmed by the storyline and found the writing to be rather coarse. The main characters weren‘t at all endearing, which I guess was the point, but I would‘ve liked a nicer personality to have been included. This book wasn‘t a total pan, but my expectations were higher. ⭐️⭐️

BarbaraBB I felt the same. Weak plot, horrible characters (who seem unreal to me, all of them) 2mo
Ms_T @BarbaraBB Glad that I‘m in such good company! 2mo
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Annazozo
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❤️

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Courtneyjo_reads
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May is mental health awareness month—here is my green bookstack, let‘s treat others with kindness and acceptance and end the stigma 💚🌱🌵

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IndoorDame
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This story was truly creepy in the best possible way. It showcased a dark side in people usually keep hidden.

Jee_HookedOnBookz Glad you enjoyed it! 😊 9mo
IndoorDame @Jee_HookedOnBookz I really did 😊Thank you for making that possible! ❤️ 9mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @IndoorDame you're so welcome! Just got your mail! Love reading your letter! Thank you! ❤️ 😘 9mo
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JohannaRose I loved this book. There‘s also a tv show on HBO of this book. 9mo
TheBookHippie Did you get books in the mail from me??? 9mo
IndoorDame @TheBookHippie yes, amazing package! I‘m so sorry I haven‘t posted anything yet so Misty and everyone can see that it came cause I love what you sent and am so grateful to you guys for everything! - I had a flare up of my CFS and haven‘t made it online much in the last few weeks, I actually have several photos waiting to be posted/taken, but school is finally out here and I‘m slowly getting back on top of things so hopefully they will be up soon❤️ 9mo
TheBookHippie @IndoorDame yay. No problem!!! I just didn‘t want it lost!! Take care of you!!! 9mo
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paramegan
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why..just why. Now I love Flynn and loved this book but at the end of it i'm just like?? what the fuck did i just read and why?? I had it mostly predicted from the start but i still can't believe some of the stuff she came up with.. just why ?????? god i'm shook

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paramegan
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finally starting this one while I procrastinate an overdue paper and all my other books 😅 Mason is not as excited as I am, clearly

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IndoorDame
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I just opened this birthday AMAZING package from @Jee_HookedOnBookz

I‘ve been wanting to read this book for such a long time! Thank you for thinking of me and assembling such an awesome collection of fun bookish goodies: ) You‘re the best! The next few days are a holiday for me, but I‘ll write you next week 💕

Jee_HookedOnBookz Yayyyy glad it arrived safely! Enjoy! ❤️❤️ Please take your time in replying. Enjoy your holiday! Relax! 😊😘💕 10mo
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WeeziesBooks
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Mehso-so

Book 29: Wow. My first Gillian Flynn book and I‘m really underwhelmed. I guessed who the murderer was pretty early on which ruined the book, honestly. Also not into Flynn‘s treatment of women (either a whore or a villain) and how she plainly states that if someone doesn‘t leave their hometown, they‘re stupid?

MMFinck Def not her best. Her worst, IMO. I just finished her Ghost Story one. It was pretty good. More complicated than this one. Definitely give Gone Girl a try. It is as excellent as everyone says. 10mo
WeeziesBooks @MMFinck I‘m definitely going to give Gone Girl a try! 10mo
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyApr19 Day 12: Better to submit, than to #refuse. This novel was immensely disturbing - but the TV series with its darkness, leisurely pace, and gradual build up was in so many ways, superior as well. A novel that would definitely remain with the reader for quite some time.

LikelyLibrarian I felt the same way, about this book and about Dark Places. The book was my favorite Flynn and the movie was really good too 10mo
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Natascia.Brondino
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I didn‘t like “gone girl” but I decided to give Gillian Flynn a second chance... Bad move! The book is predictable, shallow in depicting emotions and psychiatric disturbances. Sort of a bad-style copy of Patricia highsmith (who is unrivaled anyway)

rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 @LitsyWelcomeWagon 10mo
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mutlee
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Disturbing. I like dark, but this just made me feel icky. The characters are all unlikable and super twisted. It was rather predictable in parts, but I don‘t think the murder mystery was really the point. It‘s good when a book can evoke strong emotions, and for that, I rate it highly, but I wouldn‘t say I actually enjoyed it.

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Madison91
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Who doesn‘t love Gillian Flynn? So twisted, dark and haunting. And this is her best! I love that the endings are never quite as they seem. Just a brilliant story teller.

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haileyerinn
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Starting this author because I've heard good things!

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