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Devolution | Max Brooks
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jlhammar
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Watch for the Squatch! This was such a fun and entertaining page-turner. The story unfolds via diary entries, interviews and news reports. I raced through it in one afternoon a couple summers back.

#Bizarre! #BookMoods
@Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

JamieArc This was an excellent audiobook! 20h
Eggs Sounds intriguing 🤔 🙌🏻 9h
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AprilMae
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Starting this one today for a change of pace.

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vivastory
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I admit, a digital detox has an appeal. But this is the second book I've read this weekend where it turns out not so well for the characters...

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kwmg40
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I liked this even more than World War Z. It's a bit gory in places but a gripping story about disaster, survival and Sasquatch. I definitely recommend the full-cast audiobook.

#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 5mo
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Bookworm54
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I really like the way Max Brooks tells a narrative. Interweaving interviews, snippets from cryptozoological text, and diary entries in this case. And I enjoy how the suspense builds up through the book.

Following the eruption of mount rainier, Greenloop are cut off from the world. They can‘t go for help, and something is moving through the forests towards them.

I powered through this one as I really needed to know what happened next!

#BookSpin

paperwitchs I‘ve been waiting to get my hands on this book, so I think this is finally my sign. I love a cozy mountain horror 5mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 5mo
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Bookworm54
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I have been wanting to read this for a while, so I am excited to get stuck into this for January‘s #BookSpin

And I love a map in a book 🥰

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Readergrrl
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I had so much fun reading this (had to move away from the window the night I stayed up to 2am to finish!)! I loved World War Z and Devolution didn‘t disappoint! As a child, I was certain that Sasquatch was alive & well & living in CT. I saw myself in so many of the references and to this day I‘m known for my Tall Man love! I have multiple stickers, T-shirts, & a Squatch air freshener hanging from my rear view mirror. Yes, a perfect match for me!

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Readergrrl There were so many books on @NikkiM5 ‘s list, that I‘ll be posting continuing into February and March!! Great list! 5mo
monalyisha Love, love, love this post & everything in it. 🌲👣🌲 5mo
NikkiM5 Glad you loved it. 5mo
sprainedbrain Great review!! 5mo
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LayneAshlee
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Loved this book! I‘m usually not so quick to pick up anything labeled “horror” but I‘m so glad I was with this one! I was hooked from the beginning and it kept me turning page after page. I couldn‘t put it down! Even when it was the middle of the night and I was CERTAIN the creatures were waiting outside my window for me, I had to keep reading to find out where the story was going to go. Absolutely recommend!

JamieArc The audiobook of this was really great too. 5mo
LayneAshlee @JamieArc I‘m downloading it as we speak! Can‘t wait to listen 5mo
JamieArc I just realized this was your first post. Welcome to Litsy! 🎉. Don‘t hesitate to ask if you need any help navigating it, or suggestions on who to follow. 5mo
LayneAshlee @JamieArc Thank you so much! That‘s so kind ☺️ I‘m slowly getting the hang of it but I may just take you up on that offer if I get stuck! 5mo
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NikkiM5
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My greatest achievement was recognizing my own potential. Greatest challenge was/is not making excuses for people and accepting them as they are.

I read some awesome books, but I have to pick Devolution.

In 2022, I want to deepen the awesome, new friendships I have made in 2021 and to grow my circle even more.

#wondrouswednesday

Reggie ❤️ Devolution❤️ Also, big yes to the second sentence in your first answer. I wish my family would learn from that. Not only for my benefit but for the family as a whole. Toooo deeeep lol. 6mo
Eggs #1 - that is significant! May 2022 be the best year yet! 6mo
NikkiM5 @Reggie totally agree, acceptance is learning and healing ❤️Like the song says, truth hurts lol 6mo
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emlouloon
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Next up on my audiobook list! I have LOVED what I have heard so far. Bonus: Kai Ryssdal appearance.

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AFrostCauseReads
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I never knew I needed such a book about Bigfoot, but I‘m so glad it exists and that I read it.

I loved the way this was mostly told through journal entries, but also incorporated interviews, documentaries, and other excerpts from radio shows and scientific articles. It gave the story an amazing fullness, let the reader anticipate what was going to happen, and backed up the natural progression of action by making everything seem possible 👣🌋🏡

AFrostCauseReads @TheAromaofBooks this was my #doublespin pick for September. It was also my #bookspin pick for august. I guess the universe really wanted me to read this one, lol 10mo
FelinesAndFelonies I liked this one too and had a similar reaction. 10mo
JamieArc I listened to the audiobook and it was excellently done. 10mo
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NikkiM5 Yay 💃🏿 10mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 10mo
aperfectmjk I LOVED the audiobook for this one. It was fantastic! 9mo
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LeslieO
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This week in books: 3 #BOTM, 9 #BookOutlet (buy 2, get one free!) #TBR #BookHaul #WhatHaveIDone?

BookishMarginalia What a wonderful #BookHaul! 12mo
LeslieO @BookishMarginalia It was like Christmas morning when I found both boxes on the porch 12mo
BookishMarginalia I can imagine! Enjoy! 12mo
LeahBergen Wow! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 12mo
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FelinesAndFelonies
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Holy Hell! I really didn't know what to expect going into this book. I'm not typically a big fan of cryptozoology books. The format really worked for this subject-the story is revealed through journal entries, interviews, & news articles. The suspense builds at a steady pace & the ending explodes with action. The author builds on that little anxiety that exists in all of us, even if we don't believe, about what lives in the woods.👣
⭐⭐⭐⭐

BookwormM This gave me nightmares so realistic 14mo
ShelleyBooksie I struggled to invest with the characters on this one. It was super gory in places as well. I did like the ending. 14mo
NikkiM5 One of my favorite reads this year 👍🏾 14mo
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FelinesAndFelonies @BookwormM I found this one really creepy and unsettling. It was similar to the way I felt when I read The Hollow Places. @ShelleyBooksie I agree that the characters weren't gripping but the story overrode that for me. The atmosphere and plot line had me far more invested than the characters. @NikkiM5 I really liked it. One of the better thrillers I have read. Can you recommend any similar books? 14mo
NikkiM5 @FelinesAndFelonies If you haven‘t read Brook‘s World War Z it is the best, it‘s nothing like the movie. 14mo
FelinesAndFelonies @NikkiM5 per your recommendation, I added World War Z to my June box. 🧡 13mo
NikkiM5 @FelinesAndFelonies Awesome! please let me know what you think 🧟‍♀️ 13mo
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Cathyloves2read
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This book got me thinking. This is the first book Ive ever read about Bigfoot. How far of a stretch would it be for it to be non-fiction? The way that this book is written makes it very convincing. The idea of it freaks me out a bit. If nothing else, it was a good and quick read.

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NikkiM5
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Pick! Pick! Pick! If you like World War Z style character account books, I believe you will enjoy Devolution. Bigfoot is not a monster/urban legend creature I usually care for, but because it was Brooks I gave it a shot. I may be a Bigfoot fan now. Character development was great, the storyline was very intense and I was scared walking my dog near the woods while listening to the book. 😂 #bookspin #doublespin

Reagan It was so fun! 1y
NikkiM5 @Reagan agreed, I didn‘t want it to end 1y
Reggie Lol, yeah I don‘t think I could have been near the woods reading this one either. I loved this book. I started out really not liking the main character but really came to root and care for her. 1y
Reggie Ps her and the little girl are still alive hunting down the other Bigfoot right? 1y
NikkiM5 @Reggie I felt that too and hope that‘s the case. I loved her and Dans character growth. She is straight ruthless now 💪🏽 1y
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booklover3258
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My review of this book can be found on my Youtube Vlog at:

https://youtu.be/qIVMLVvKQM0

Enjoy!

Lucy_Anywhere I liked this one as well - the unresolved ending worked for me 1y
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underground_bks
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I got a kick out of listening to the audiobook for this Sasquatch horror novel by Max Brooks. It has a full cast, led by Judy Greer, with Nathan Fillion, Terry Gross, Kate Mulgrew, and more. Part diary, part interview, part scientific treatise, Devolution was an entertaining, darkly funny, and...violently gross ride. 😜🦶

ChaoticMissAdventures Wasn't it so well done?? I decided to listen to it last summer while solo hiking in Washington. Definitely had me glancing over my shoulder 😆 1y
underground_bks @ChaoticMissAdventures What a way to listen to this one!! Oh my god 😂 1y
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Lucy_Anywhere
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I enjoyed this slow burning thriller! Told through diary entries and interviews, this had a true-crime documentary feel and Max Brooks left you to draw your own interpretations a lot of the time. An unreliable narrator and an unresolved mystery just add to the realistic feel. I did have a niggle with the characters though - some were richly drawn but a lot of them lacked depth, possibly due to the diary format. #bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 1y
DogMomIrene This one has been on my tbr for a while. May need to get moved up👏🏼 1y
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Lucy_Anywhere
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#TBRPile 📚 As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier's eruption swirled and finally settled, the story of the Greenloop massacre has passed unnoticed, unexamined . . . until now.

imyril Enjoy :) 1y
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WonderlandMind
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Hands down one of the best thrillers I‘ve ever read. It was simultaneously scary, gruesome, and entertaining. I‘ve always been enthralled with the concept of Bigfoot, so I couldn‘t wait to read this. Once I started, I could not stop. I even had nightmares a few times when I read it before bed. What a great and interesting read! I‘d highly recommend!!

ElleSkel I have this one from the library now, going to start it this week I hope! 1y
WonderlandMind Let me know what you think! 1y
ShelleyBooksie It was my most disliked book of 2020! That being said, many people love it and I was rooting for characters at the end. 1y
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WonderlandMind @ShelleyBooksie different opinions makes for great discussion! I like the Bigfoot lore so that was my main reason for loving it 1y
ShelleyBooksie @WonderlandMind - I thought that part of the book was cool. I found all of the detail about the eco places at the beginning was too much. I really enjoyed the Bigfoot family but I am a wimp and the gore factor was high! I also listened to this on audio and did not love the narrator - reading it may have changed my.opinion :) The scene where a person is so smoothed their intestines come.out.of their nose is.still with me months later - lol. 1y
ShelleyBooksie Smashed not smoothed 1y
ElleSkel @WonderlandMind I finished this one the other day and I wanted so much to love it but didn‘t. I liked it, and unlike @ShelleyBooksie I really enjoyed all the science stuff ( and the horror, I love horror) but what I didn‘t love were the characters. Maybe it was that the audiobook wasn‘t a good fit for me. I just couldn‘t get attached to the characters enough to really get sucked into the story. I loved the concept and they way it was done though! 1y
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WonderlandMind
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Currently reading! Been in my TBR list for way too long! Any thoughts on this one?

dylanisreading I loved it! More heart to it than I expected. 1y
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krazyrose1
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Max Brooks has done me in again. This book slowly strips away one woman‘s modern problems until all she is left with is the will to survive.

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Decalino
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A planned community in the wilds is confronted with an unexpected threat after Mt Rainier erupts, cutting them off from the rest of society. The primary narrator, Kate, is anxious and non-confrontational, but as their situation becomes increasingly dire, she is taken under the wing of an experienced survivor, and develops newfound strength. This was an interesting premise, and mostly good, but ultimately a horror novel. Do not read while camping.

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Breanne1
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I enjoyed this book but didn‘t fall in love with it quite like I had anticipated. A strong female character narrates and while slow to build I was hooked by the end.

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wen4blu
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My current audiobook is a good post-holiday distraction.

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BlazinHoney
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Took quite awhile to get over the weak female protagonist (I understand character growth and evolution but seriously?), but the story got much better once the background was told and things started happening

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4⭐️

In an effort to save her marriage, Kate has moved to Greenloop. Created as a new eco-community with the latest technology for every, and it seems like a dream and a fresh start. This was all true until Mt Reiner erupted. Everything changed and a few weeks later, USGS officials and others come across a battlefield which was once Greenloop. This is the story of what happened to Kate, Greenloop, and an unforeseen encounter with Sasquatch.

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Addison_Reads
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This was almost a so-so for me, but I think since I just read World War Z that my expectations may have been too high.

Overall, Brooks writes a fun tale involving murders, a family of sasquatch, and the humans who refuse to fall victim to them.

It's definitely not as well done as WWZ, but still a good read.

TheNeverendingTBR I think WWZ was overrated so I'll probably not bother with this one then 😏 2y
Addison_Reads @TheNeverendingTBR I listened to WWZ with a full cast and loved it. But yes, you should probably pass on this one. 2y
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Addison_Reads
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Listening to the tagged book while starting this puzzle. I need something to distract my mind and keep my hands busy today.

#audiopuzzling

RaeLovesToRead Audiopuzzling... what a great idea! 2y
readordierachel Good idea 💚 2y
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Bookzombie
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I didn‘t know I needed a book about a Sasquatch attack in my life, but I did! This was fun, gruesome and even a little sad. I agree with the comments about the writer of the found journal, Kate, being a little annoying but that changes as things progress. It‘s been a while since I read World War Z, but I might have liked this one a bit more.

I may have to revisit on audio, because I saw someone mention Nathan Fillion. #Screamathon #BookspinBingo

eanderson It‘s funny because I didn‘t realize I needed this book in my life but totally did! It was pretty good. I do agree, Katie is a bit annoying. 2y
Traci1 The audio was very good. 2y
Bookzombie @Traci1 I am definitely going to have to check it out. 🙂 2y
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LaraS
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Happy Halloween everyone! Even though I didn't post as much as I wanted to, I had such a great time with #screamathon2020

Amazing artwork of Alpha from Devolution taken from here:
https://cinemamind.tumblr.com/post/621898726215139328/alpha-scout-and-consort-fr...

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MaleficentBookDragon
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Tonight we have a Bigfoot creature feature movie.
It stars Ben Browder, who I loved in Farscape.
#scarathlon2020 #TeamHarkness
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MaleficentBookDragon Well that was a BiIG disappointment. It ended up being cannibal backwoods mountain men. One horror troupe I hate (and am utterly terrified of). I want real creatures in my creature movies. Now I‘m disturbed and grossed out right before bed. 2y
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Megabooks
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Dad fainted on the treadmill at therapy. He was in a harness so he wasn‘t injured. He‘s being kept overnight in the hospital and is having his heart monitored because the rate is slow. I stayed until he was admitted, but I am home now. Hopefully he will be home tomorrow. I made it through a bit of this on my kindle in the ER. Dramatic day!! I‘m not sure whether I can reply to comments tonight, but we appreciate your support as always! 💕💕

MsMelissa Sending best wishes your dad‘s way, and will keep my fingers crossed 🤞🏻 that he can go home tomorrow. 2y
CBee Thinking of you and your dad ♥️ 2y
Mrs_B Thinking of you all 💙 2y
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CaroPi Best wishes for you and your dad! 2y
zezeki Sending best wishes for your dad 💕💕 2y
LazyOwl Thoughts are with you. Hope he's okay 💕 2y
Chelsea.Poole He's lucky to have you. Hope he is home tomorrow! 2y
Librarybelle Best wishes for your dad! 2y
Prairiegirl_reading I hope all goes well and he‘s back home tomorrow. 2y
JennyM Keeping you and your family in my thoughts, Meg ❤️ 2y
Bookwormjillk Thinking of you and your dad! What a year you all have had! 2y
aperfectmjk Prayers for a speedy recovery! 🙏 2y
Lcsmcat I‘m sending prayers and wishes for a quick recovery. Glad he was in a harness! 2y
Traci1 I hope he is able to go home tomorrow. ❤❤ 2y
Ruthiella Sorry to hear that! I hope he recovers soon . ❤️ 2y
quietjenn Sending good thoughts 🧡 2y
CarolynM Hope they get it sorted and he's able to be home with you soon💕 2y
vivastory Hope for a quick recovery! 2y
Gezemice Wishing him the swiftest recovery. Sending you and your family warm thoughts. 2y
Jas16 Keeping you both in my thoughts and hoping he will be home again tomorrow ❤️ 2y
Godpants Sending positive thoughts to you and your family. 2y
Kdgordon88 Hope all will be well! Sending good thoughts your way! 2y
MaureenMc 💗💗 2y
Cinfhen Oh no!! What a day ~ thanks for keeping me in the loop🙏🏼prayers and hugs 🤗 xxx 2y
Redwritinghood Oh no! I hope he is home soon. 2y
zuzia Oh no! I hope he is okay! 2y
batsy I hope he's doing okay ❤️ 2y
Tanisha_A Wish him a speedy recovery! 2y
BarbaraBB Oh no. How fortunate for him you were with him. I hope he‘ll be able to go home with you today 🙏💚 2y
obviateit I hope he‘s doing okay! 2y
QuietlyLaura Thinking of you and your dad. I hope he's okay. ❤️💕 2y
Megabooks Thank you everyone for your support for my family during this (increasingly long) journey!! 🙏🏻🙏🏻💖💖 I finally got to speak to the dr an hour ago. Dad‘s blood pressure and heart rate are still very low. He is definitely not drinking enough, and he is possibly on too many blood pressure lowering medications. His meds haven‘t been really evaluated in 3+ months, so they may keep him longer to regulate them. We just don‘t know. ⬇️⬇️ 2y
Megabooks ⬆️⬆️ he is also scheduled for and heat ultrasound. There‘s just a lot we still don‘t know. And really, thank you all for being my online family right now!! 💕💕 @Book_Fiend_Melissa @CBee @Mrs_B @CaroPi @zezeki @LazyOwl @Chelsea.Poole @Librarybelle @Prairiegirl_reading @JennyM @Bookwormjillk @aperfectmjk @Lcsmcat @Traci1 @Ruthiella @quietjenn @CarolynM @vivastory @Gezemice @Jas16 @Godpants @Kdgordon88 @MaureenMc @Cinfhen see above! 💜⬆️💜 2y
Megabooks See above 2 posts! 💙⬆️💙 thank you each so much!! @Redwritinghood @zuzia @batsy @Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB @obviateit @QuietlyLaura (edited) 2y
Cinfhen Thanks for the update 😊I know I‘m MIA but I‘m checking in a few times a day xxx 2y
ValerieAndBooks Oh no. Poor Dad! I hope you all have some answers soon 💖! 2y
Reviewsbylola Oh no, your poor dad. He can‘t catch a break. Hope he‘s recovered. ❤️ 2y
Megabooks @Reviewsbylola he is. We still have to see a cardiologist in December though. But he was back to PT today! 2y
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Megabooks
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Did anyone else find the female lead‘s voice totally annoying?? (The woman whose diary is being read.) I mean her voice fits the character profile well, but it is sooooo annoying. It almost takes me out of the story. #audiobook

LazyOwl I can't handle audiobooks if the narration voice is annoying. I listened to the first witcher book that way and could not handle one of the characters. 2y
Megabooks @LazyOwl I‘ve switched audiobooks now. I picked this book before I knew it was the Reese pick. 2y
ShelleyBooksie Yes!! Her voice drove me nuts. 2y
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Megabooks @ShelleyBooksie thank you!! It would fit at teenager better than an adult, IMO. 2y
Bookzombie I'm reading this one in print. In my head, I sort of hear her voice as Alexis on Schitt's Creek. Maybe less so now as I'm about 60% in and stuff is happening. :)
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Megabooks @Bookzombie I checked out the ebook, so I‘m probably going to read it that way. Usually I like a full cast, but if she‘s doing the majority of the talking, that‘s not going to work for me. 2y
Reggie I don‘t know about the audio but in the book yes I really didn‘t like her at first. But then I totally rooted for her. There‘s an arc coming if you haven‘t continued. 2y
Megabooks @Reggie I was lucky to get the ebook and audiobook at the library, so I can switch back and forth. I‘m trying to finish this book up within a week, so I can get them back to the library. Ideally, there are 4 books I‘d like to finish before the 2nd (bookspin announcement), but we‘ll see. 2y
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Jadams1776
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In the aftermath of Mount Rainier‘s eruption, the food chain is in chaos. And the community of Greenloop is about to come under attack from a terrifying new predator. +16 #TeamHarkness #Scarathlon2020 #screamathon2020

aperfectmjk One of my favorites this year. 2y
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vlwelser
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If you want to read a book about Big Foot, definitely give this a whirl. I think I always expect too much from this author. Because his parents are epic.

#BookSpinBingo free space
@TheAromaofBooks

SamAnne I just picked this up on a lark from the library. Not sure I will actually get around to reading it. 2y
vlwelser @SamAnne It's like his other books if you liked those. 2y
SamAnne @viwelser no have never read him. But I leave in WA state and hike in many Bigfoot prone places LOL 2y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2y
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LaraS
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Managed to make a good dent in my reading list so far...if I had to pick I think Devolution is my fav so far! 💀#screamathon2020

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Macnjen
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Oh this was a fun audiobook, perfect for the scary season! I seriously devoured this in a day and a half; it's so good! I LOVE that it's told in a journal/news report style; so believable (most) that I had to search online to see if the town was real! It can get a touch gruesome; beware of that! Make sure to listen to/read the epilogue! Well told, Mr Brooks!

JamieArc I just finished this one the other day and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it! 2y
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JamieArc
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This is 💯 a blame-it-on-Litsy choice. The audio was excellent, with a GREAT cast, including Terry Gross, who voices herself! When I was dating my husband, someone would be playing saxophone at the park nearby at all hours of the night. We called him Saxsquatch. So perhaps that piqued my interest in this story. I probably could have listened to this in once sitting, and while I‘m not counting on it, a sequel would be well-deserved.

Reggie I believed, and so did my dad after he read it, that the woman and girl are still out there, hunting them down. A sequel would be nice. 2y
JamieArc @Reggie That‘s what I was imagining too. 2y
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ShelleyBooksie
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Listened to this one on audio. The first half was very slow and detail heavy. The second half was fast pqced and gory (not my scene). Highlight for me was Nathan Fillion narrated small part of the book.

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I loved Brook‘s World War Z, and I was excited by this book tackling the legend of Bigfoot. Devolution is also told through interviews, but most of the story is told through a “found diary.” Sadly, the author of this diary, Kate, is incredibly annoying and vapid. I almost DNF‘d it, but I am glad I kept reading. Kate goes through a necessary character evolution, and ends up being rather interesting.

Reggie Totally, I very much did not like her in the beginning but was rooting for her in the end. 2y
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LaraS
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Don't wanna stop reading 'cause then I'll have to turn the lights off...hazards of reading in bed during the spooky season 😰

#screamathon2020

BookwormM This one gave me nightmares sooo good 2y
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Chrys
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I am having a hard time focusing lately, but attempting to start this book.
My point total for #Scarathlon2020 so far is 205.
#TeamSlaughter

Clwojick Good luck 🖤🔪 2y
Grrlbrarian If you‘re into audiobooks, Nathan Fillion reads this one 👍 2y
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WeeWeegieBookworm
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September reads
#Stats #September2020

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Booklover2
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👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
Can I just say this was the soooo intense! I love survival books and this one delivers big time! Highly recommend!

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Devolution | Max Brooks
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Wow! The first 40-50 pp are a little slow and the shifting narrator is a little disorienting to begin with but the characters are steadily fully drawn and Brooks ratchets the tension both believably and excruciatingly. Excellent study in social dynamics, eco-folly and our ability nèe need to explain-mansplain rising danger and impending doom in order to not lose face. First zombies now this, what he will do with vampires? Highly recommended

BookwormM Loved this one 2y
conorpunchbook @BookwormM I got 21 pages to go 🤯 2y
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Godpants
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Pickpick

What a fun ride this was. I was slightly worried I wasn‘t going to finish this before it expired but I finished the second half last night.

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Godpants
Devolution | Max Brooks
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After a few super heavy nonfiction reads lately I‘m excited to jump into this. I‘ve seen mostly positive reviews.

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dylanisreading
Devolution | Max Brooks
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Pickpick

Loved this. It gripped me from the first page to the last. (Started last night and finished today.) What a wild ride.

I love monster movies, and this was better than watching one, with its epistolary format interspersed with interviews. Brooks manages to satirize aspects of contemporary society whilst keeping you at the edge of your seat.

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dylanisreading
Devolution | Max Brooks
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My next read. 🤘

TheQuietQuill This book was awesome! Definitely gory and pretty scary at parts...I loved it! 2y
dylanisreading @TheQuietQuill Oh good! I'm glad to hear that because I was a bit skeptical at first, but I'm liking it so far. 2y
ShelleyBooksie I heard about this book on my fav podcast (Currently Reading) and it sounds so good! 2y
dylanisreading @ShelleyBooksie It's quite good! I'll have to check out that podcast. Love discovering new-to-me ones. 2y
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