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Mindhunter
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit | John E. Douglas, Mark Olshaker
In chilling detail, the legendary Mindhunter takes us behind the scenes of some of his most gruesome, fascinating, and challenging casesand into the darkest recesses of our worst nightmares. During his twenty-five year career with the Investigative Support Unit, Special Agent John Douglas became a legendary figure in law enforcement, pursuing some of the most notorious and sadistic serial killers of our time: the man who hunted prostitutes for sport in the woods of Alaska, the Atlanta child murderer, and Seattle's Green River killer, the case that nearly cost Douglas his life. As the model for Jack Crawford in The Silence of the Lambs, Douglas has confronted, interviewed, and studied scores of serial killers and assassins, including Charles Manson, Ted Bundy, and Ed Gein, who dressed himself in his victims' peeled skin. Using his uncanny ability to become both predator and prey, Douglas examines each crime scene, reliving both the killer's and the victim's actions in his mind, creating their profiles, describing their habits, and predicting their next moves.
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LaurenMags
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I have been meaning to read this since the show came out!

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elisebarker
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I‘m a bit obsessed with the show so I had to read the book! It‘s really good, but also sad that there are so many serial killers out there that you can make a living by studying them. I think I‘m going to read his next book too.

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FantasyChick
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Now off to do some #audiocleaning and hopefully finish this #audiobook

My poor house has been soooo neglected this past week.

#WinterGames #JingleBallers #24B42020

@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65

Andrew65 Enjoy the multitasking. 😊 4w
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GatheringBooks
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#DearDecember Day 29: #TitleWithMetaphorPun can be found in the Barnes and Noble Netflix spread here with the tag line: Read It Before You Stream It. Brilliant.

Eggs Best advice ever👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
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FantasyChick
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How was my day? I Christmased work today. And I'm exhausted.

One of our #HolidayTraditions at work is to have a large staff dinner with prizes, gift cards, milestone awards and cards. Dinner is tomorrow so today was prep. Lots and lots of envelopes to stuff, cards to get and presents to wrap. And of course I popped in a little NF #audiobook while I was at it.

Can't wait until vacation starts

#WinterGames #JingleBallers

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MySharonaK
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I‘ve been under the weather for a while now, trying to get back to reading with Mindhunter and my growing kitten Giles

Erofan 😻 2d
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Twainy
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🎧 this was a good book. The author isn‘t an amazing narrator but the stories are horrific and interesting. Don‘t listen unless you want to have nightmares. Terrifying! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/4

AmyG I have this on my tbr....somewhere. Have you watched the Netflix show? It‘s very good. 2mo
Twainy No but someone said it was a good show so I thought I‘d try the book. It‘s like a guy talking about his job and his job is figuring out & catching super sick serial killers. It flew by because it was so interesting but it‘s really pretty scary. I‘m waitlisted for the new book at the library. 2mo
LoverOfLearning I enjoyed this book on Audible a lot, but that's what I'm studying in my forensic psychology program. So it gave me a lot of insight! 2mo
Twainy It was terrifying and eye opening! I loved it! The book that came out this year was on sale on Audible ... claimed! 😁 it‘s really interesting and very scary! 2mo
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megnotmegs
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Just a little light reading during my travels. Keeps people from sitting next to me... 😂

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Lizpixie
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Top half of the lefthand #stack of my #Scareathlon #TBR This part consists of a few for the #ScaryScavengerHunt including #WithaWitchInIt (Water Shall Refuse Them, Akata Witch. Duh) #blackcover (Widows) #AVampireInIt (again,easy to spot)as well as thrillers(The Scholar,The Visitors)& a true crime about the study of serial killers(Mindhunter)Is there anything here you look forward to reading? Maybe give you ideas for your own #TeamSlaughter reads?

Cathythoughts See What I Have Done !!! Loved it 👍🏻♥️ 4mo
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego
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Fascinating! And now I can watch the show.

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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego
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Currently reading, while staying in a hostel that used to be a functioning prison.

LauraJ Way to set the mood! 4mo
AmyG A perfect place to read about serial killers! 🤣 4mo
Bakingbookworm Awesome setting! My husband loved this book (and the tv series). 4mo
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Tex2Flo EEEEEEEeeeeek! 4mo
Bookish.SAM Well, that looks cozy!! I love it when my setting matches my reading 🤓 4mo
Lcsmcat 😮 4mo
AnansiGirl Looks.... welcoming there 😂 Enjoy your book! 4mo
Kappadeemom Nope. Just nope.😂 4mo
LeahBergen Is that your room??? Where is this? 😮 4mo
mrp27 😱😱 4mo
WorldsOkayestStepMom This sounds so fun! Are you enjoying the experience? 4mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @LeahBergen It's one of the rooms. Ours has bunkbeds. We're at the HI Jail Hostel in Ottawa. 👻 4mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @WorldsOkayestStepMom This Hostel s very cool. Loving it. 😁 4mo
xicanti I stayed at a similar place in Christchurch! It was weirdly comfortable. 4mo
Tanisha_A 😯 4mo
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ABookGeek
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Just got my copy! So excited to start reading it!

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belschie
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I loved this book. It was informitive and to hear about some cases from before I was born. There were times when phrases were over used and sometimes the font was bold on one page and not the other. But I would highly recommened!
Also, I will never looks at a VW Bug the same.
#mindhunter #books completed

charl08 Love those cars! 5mo
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belschie
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Pretty addicted to this book at the moment. #mindhunter #truecrime #books

wanderinglynn Welcome to Litsy! 👋🏻 5mo
belschie Thank you! 😊 5mo
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 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 5mo
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LiterarySloth
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Definitely a page turner. I‘m glad that Netflix decided to make the show more of a story to follow as opposed to a documentary like The Innocent Man. I‘m sure I‘ll be looking for more of John Douglas‘ books.

⭐️: 5/5

((By the way, is there any way to change the color of frames when editing a picture? Or is it white only? I have an iPhone. Not sure if that changes the capabilities of the app.))

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LiterarySloth
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I was so excited to start reading this that I almost forgot to post. I finished the show yesterday. I can‘t wait for Netflix to add another season. But until then, I have the book to satiate me. I‘m also WAY ahead of schedule for my #52booksin52weeks challenge. And that mousepad is a new one I just bought for us at work. Our last one was so old...

📖: 40/52

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klbwriting
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Really loved this. Such interesting information and I love love love serial killer information. Great read for true crime fans

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cornflakes
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Sssoooo my week 2 of #bfcr3 came and went with no gym and no books, but a lot of walking.

Also, Mindhunter s2 came out, so I'm not moving until I've watched it all.

@wanderinglynn @AprilMae

wanderinglynn A lot of walking sounds like a great week to me! 🙌🏻 5mo
AprilMae Hey walking is good!! I also must live under a rock because I've never watched Mind Hunter, but with all I'm hearing/seeing I apparently need to asap!! 5mo
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Kimberlone
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Setting in for an exciting Friday night. Rocking my wine spritzer with the #BOTM coozie. Can‘t wait to dig into season 2 of Mindhunter! (I also really want to read the book.)

swishandflick Ooh yay! I didn't realize season 2 was out!! 5mo
rather_be_reading omg mindhunter 🙌🙌 5mo
Kimberlone @rather_be_reading i binged the whole thing in 2 days 5mo
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klbwriting
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Took 81 pages but i found the beginning of the tv show. This is interesting and fun knowiby they made a dramatization of this.

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klbwriting
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Been reading a lot of crime fiction so how about some true crime?

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candority
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I put this audiobook on hold way back in December, and it finally came in a couple weeks ago. It was a suggestion from @LauraJ for #newyearwhodis, hosted by @monalyisha! It was an interesting, but difficult read, as it delves into the gritty details of brutal cases and the minds of serial killers. My only complaint is that Douglas came across as a bit egotistical and I got the impression that he was never wrong about a profile/case. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

LauraJ He‘s not always the most likable guy. Season 2 of the show is on Netflix in August. 6mo
candority @LauraJ Agreed! I just started watching Season 1 last night! 😊 6mo
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Basement_Bookcase
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This book was very interesting to read and I really enjoyed learning more about this unit in the FBI. It was really fun comparing it to the Netflix show and now I‘m even more hyped for season 2! I also immediately went and ordered Douglas‘ second book and can‘t wait to start that one! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Basement_Bookcase
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Still really enjoying this one! It‘s really cool to compare this to the Netflix show and pick out the changes they made. I‘m about half way through now and I really want to rewatch the show. Plus I desperately need season 2!

Megabooks Great bookmark! 7mo
Hestapleton I think I heard we‘re getting season 2 in October! 7mo
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Basement_Bookcase
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Loving this book so far! It‘s been a very quick read and really interesting to learn about how this unit in the FBI formed!

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Oliveldn
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John Douglas is everything you want him to be: full of energy, specialist knowledge, humour and compassion. Oh and his wife sounds like a freakin badass. #truecrime #mindhunter

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TheWintergarden
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I devoured the series so wouldn't mind reading this one. I read that John Douglas would fingerprint and run a license check on his oldest daughter's first boyfriend. It's an excellent idea!!😁

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LoverOfLearning
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Just finished this audiobook! I really loved it. I felt like I was John Douglas's intern and I was following him around case by case and court by court. Loved it.

I'm about to start graduate school for forensic psychology and this book has made me so excited to start this crazy program!!

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LoverofLit
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Has anyone read this book? One of my favorite podcasts covered it this week and the Netflix special and I thought about using it for my #podcastpick for #Booked2019 but I get scared easily 😬 I'm a big baby. But found this really interesting!

BarbaraTheBibliophage Well, I‘m responding late. I thought this book was boring at the beginning and I bailed. By then it wasn‘t scary. Not sure if this helps, though! 🤪 10mo
LoverofLit @BarbaraTheBibliophage It does actually! 😊 I think I'm gonna pass and use another selection. This podcast does frequent books as their media choice. 10mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Awesome! 😘 10mo
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brilremy
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Mehso-so

The parts about the actual behavioral science are fantastic and incredibly interesting, but the author adds way too much of his personal life and backstory. It just takes away from what I think the main focus of the book should be. However, overall it is a really interesting read. If you like shows like Criminal Minds or Mindhunter, they both have a lot of things taken from this book. (Mindhunter is actually based off this book)

Swe_Eva Read this years ago, but hadn't made the connection to the show. 👍🏻 11mo
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Karizma
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First meeting of a new group- Serial for Dinner. These are some of my raffle prizes. I'm more interested in the horror aspect, yet the true crime is fascinating. Adding these to my pile of books to read.

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candority
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#NewYearWhoDis update!

I‘ve read 10 of @LauraJ‘s recommendations and came away with a new all-time favourite book (Swan Song). I love that this “swap” made me read books I may not have picked up on my own! For the books I didn‘t read, I‘m still waiting for the tagged book (😰), while the others aren‘t available at my library (but have been added to my TBR).

A big thank you to @monalyisha for organizing this. You‘re wonderful!

monalyisha Gee, thanks! And you! You read so much!!! Color me impressed. 🎨📚 12mo
candority Thank you @monalyisha 🥰 12mo
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I loved this one! Perfectly in my wheelhouse! There were a couple of case that history hasn‘t been so sure about. There was at least one case he worked on that the innocence project is working on. I only got creeped out enough that I had to stop listening once. 🙉

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Wellreadhead
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What have been your top picks this year?
Let me know here:
https://www.facebook.com/137552893692045/posts/349465689167430/

Birdsong28 @Wellreadhead What did you think of Sorority? I have got it on Audiobook but you are the first person to talk about on here. Would love to know what you think about it. 📚📖 13mo
Wellreadhead @Birdsong28 I thought it was great really, it‘s been described as a stand alone story collection but really it‘s a series of variations on a theme 13mo
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Kbuck409
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If you‘re into true crime/ FBI profiling very interesting read! Can be graphic.

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WorldsOkayestStepMom
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If you're into true crime and psychology, you for sure need to read this book! #ssdgm #murderino

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ShookBelf
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Currently in a MAHOOSIVE reading slump so ditching all my current reads and hoping this will snap me out of it.

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Sammidnightsun

So far I‘m enjoying it

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AmyG
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit | Mark Olshaker, John Douglas, Stephen Singular
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@PirateJenny Wow! How do I begin to thank you? Everything is awesome! I love the coffee, the dead man pen holder, caution tape pony tail holders (ha...I have long hair), true crime pin...the cereal killer spoon for my morning Cheerios! I love all these. And the books (I‘ve not read any of them) are wonderful. My daughter will be thrilled as she loves true crime, too.
Thank tou so very much. Just perfect! 😘
#itstrulycriminalswap @JenlovesJT47

AmyG And the mug! Ha! My coffee is brewing as I type. 1y
Laura317 That is an awesome true crime box! 1y
AmyG @Laura317 I got lucky. Thank you. 1y
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JenlovesJT47 So cool!! 💚💚💚 1y
AmyG @JenlovesJT47 Thank you so much for organizing this swap. It was so fun. 1y
JenlovesJT47 My pleasure!!🤗 1y
PirateJenny oh yay! I figured if you didn't have long hair, the ponytail holders could be cat toys. 😃 I had so much fun shopping for this. Almost all the books were on your list, so those were easy (and A Double Life is excellent). I'm glad you like the coffee! I'm a tea person but a sucker for sharks so I gambled. And if you ever come back here, we need to meet up! 1y
AmyG @PirateJenny I will let you onow when I come back to NJ and we can meet...as my cousin lives near you (Matawan). You‘re the best. My daughter is a huge TC lover, and I know she‘s going to want to share. So we both thank you. 😘 I hope you like your box, too. (edited) 1y
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guinsgirlreads
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit | Mark Olshaker, John Douglas, Stephen Singular
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Here‘s a close up of the awesome books in my #itstrulycriminalswap package! Thanks @Callemarie @JenlovesJT47 !!

AmyG I got Mindhunter, too! ❤️ 1y
JenlovesJT47 Awesome!!💚💚💚 1y
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Morr_Books
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit | Mark Olshaker, John Douglas, Stephen Singular
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So I loved Season One of Mindhunter on Netflix and am anxiously awaiting Season Two. I also am a murderino, so it is not surprising that I loved this. I listened to most of it on audio while traveling a couple weeks ago, and it was slightly terrifying when I stopped at a mostly abandoned gas station in east Texas, but I still couldn't stop listening to it. Got to finish it with a book from the library and hope to own my own copy some day. #ssdgm

callielafleur ssdgm ❤️ 1y
MStew Saaaaaweet! 1y
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nikirtehsuxlol
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Why do people love true crime so much?!

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nikirtehsuxlol
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A coworker really liked this audiobook. Got it from the library and excited to become an armchair Criminal Minds/FBI profiler

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Morr_Books
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Got some good audiobook time in & made it to New Mexico. Only 5 1/2 more hours of driving. I'm taking a break though & letting the hubby drive. #24in48 @24in48

wtimblin Didn't realise mindhunter was on audio! Very cool 2y
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Morr_Books
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Starting this audiobook for #24in48 while driving all night thru west Texas on my way to Arizona. @24in48

Grrlbrarian Vaya con Dios! 2y
LauraJ I‘ve done that drive at night and I‘ve listened to this audiobook. Are you sure this is a good combo? 2y
Kristy_K Love this book! Brave choice for a night drive. Lol. 2y
laurenlovesliterature Yay! I'm in AZ too. It's hotter than Hades! Drive safely! 2y
Morr_Books @LauraJ Maybe not the best choice, but it's what I got. lol 2y
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Needed something while waiting for #illbegoneinthedark -- forty pages in and already hooked 😯 Need to hurry up and finish so I can start the Netflix series! #mindhunter #truecrime

DebBates101 The series was sooo good 2y
erank58 @DebBates101 I keep hearing great reviews! Hoping it meets my expectations!! 2y
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LauraJ
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit | Mark Olshaker, John Douglas, Stephen Singular
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Not for the faint of heart. This book is downright brutal at times, but never gratuitously so. The narrator‘s delivery was perfect! Watch the Nextflix show based on the book and if you‘re as fascinated as I was, this should be your next read.
#catsoflitsy

RaimeyGallant The show is so well done. 2y
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LauraJ
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit | Mark Olshaker, John Douglas, Stephen Singular
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Finally had a few days off earlier this month and I made good use of it.
#stats #junewrapup

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#wouldofbeen65for2018 #nonfiction #truecrime #dnf
The Blurb sounded interesting, this is who they based FBI Special Agent Crawford's character off in Silence of the Lambs. The quarter of the book I did read was interesting but it just wasn't enough to keep me interested enough to continue reading.