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Vicious | Victoria Schwab
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OriginalCyn620
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I really need this to be a Netflix series! Like, right now.

#littenswanttoknow

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ll have to look it up!! 4w
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TheSpineView
Vicious | Victoria Schwab
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#AlphabetGame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
#LetterV

I was surprised at how few books I have read that start with the letter "V". Of those, most begin with the word Vampire! ? What does that say!?!
Anyway, my favorite is Vicious by Victoria Schwab

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing 🙌🏻📚 1mo
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Conservio
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all done! read it in 2017 and it‘s still a banger. will be starting the sequel, vengeance, soon! #reread #villians

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chasjjlee
Vicious | V E Schwab
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Current read.
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Just gonna leave this here. Such an interesting book.

Magpiegem I loved pushing daisies! 2mo
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Lyssa131330
Vicious | V E Schwab
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Yay! Reading to stay awake during late night feeds for a new baby gave me a great advantage for this years challenge lol

fredamans Congratulations! 4mo
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lumbricuslibri
Vicious | V. E. Schwab
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Thanks for the tag, @PageShifter ! My first PTS.

🕐 Yes!
🕑 Vicious, of course!

@KristiAhlers @WJCintron @BehindthePages @Readergrrl @Ericalambbrown

Feel free to play even though you're not tagged. 🫶

#two4tuesday @TheSpineView

KristiAhlers I adore anti-hero‘s and I think one of my favorites is in Hook by Emily McIntire 5mo
WJCintron Thanks for the tag! Have a great day! 😃 5mo
TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 5mo
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Johanna414
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I loved this - definitely my favorite V.E. Schwab novel to date. I've sometimes felt like her writing style just didn't speak to me, as others seem to rave about her books and I liked them but have never been blown away. This had just the right blend of a morally ambiguous anti-hero who thinks he's the villain, a villain who thinks he's a hero, mixed with the loveable side characters and the promise of more to come.

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Vicious | V E Schwab
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I seriously need to work on my punctuality!
My extremely late (again!) March reading wrap up.

This month I also read Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Books read: 📖 📖 📖 📖 📖 📖
Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

#ya #march #wrapup #readingwrapup #fivestars #favorite #fantasy #romance #fiction

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wisherwishinguponastar
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I really, really enjoyed this book. V. E. Schwab is moving quickly up my ranks of favorite authors! #bookjournal

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/4642068108?book_show_action=false&from_rev...

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Lovelylottereader
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I have been wanting to read this book for a while and will say that I‘m far from disappointed. I loved this book as much as I have almost all of Schwab‘s other works and though none of the characters are your stereotypical heroes, I found myself rooting for them. I absolutely loved this book and very much enjoyed the tense buildup and of course, the epic ending.
4⭐️

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She‘d told her to go somewhere safe. And over the course of the last week, safe had ceased to be a place for Sydney, and had become a person.
Specifically, safe had become Victor.

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Lovelylottereader
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“You think I‘m somehow wrong. Broken.”
“I think we‘re all broken,” said Serena.

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Lovelylottereader
Vicious | Victoria Schwab

There were some people you had to stay away from, people who poisoned everything within reach. Then there were people you wanted to stick with, the ones with silver tongues and golden touches. And then, there were people you stood beside, because it meant you weren‘t in their way.

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He lifted his glass. “To never dying.”
Eli lifted his. “To being remembered.”
Their glasses clinked as Eli added, “Forever.”

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Lovelylottereader
Vicious | Victoria Schwab

Plenty of humans were monstrous, and plenty of monsters knew how to play at being human.

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Lovelylottereader
Vicious | Victoria Schwab

“Midnight? As in tonight?”
Victor checked his watch. It was already four. “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.”
“I get the feeling that‘s not what Thomas Jefferson meant,” muttered Mitch.

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“You‘re the hero…,” she said, finding his eyes, “…of your own story, anyway.”

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Aaaa-

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lumbricuslibri
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I love this so much!
The writing, the story, the characters. Chef's kiss.
Will read again and again and again...

lumbricuslibri I read the prequel short story, Warm Up, before. It's nice that it's in this edition. 6mo
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lumbricuslibri And whoever Victor Vale was, whatever he was, and whatever he was up to, the only thing Mitch knew was that he did not want to be in his way. 6mo
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Is that you, Addie LaRue?

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lumbricuslibri It's The Savage Song's epigraph! 🫶 6mo
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lumbricuslibri
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Starting part 2 today!

This photo was from my 2nd read-through (25 May 2014).

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Lovelylottereader
Vicious | Victoria Schwab

If Eli really was a hero, and Victor meant to stop him, did that make him a villain?
He took a long sip of his drink, tipped his head back against the couch, and decided he could live with that.

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Lovelylottereader
Vicious | Victoria Schwab

The moments that define lives aren‘t always obvious. They don‘t always scream LEDGE, and nine times out of ten there‘s no rope to duck under, no line to cross, no blood pact, no official letter on fancy paper. They aren‘t always protracted, heavy with meaning. Between one sip and the next, Victor made the biggest mistake of his life, and it was made of nothing more than one line. Three small words.
“I‘ll go first.”

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Lovelylottereader
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“Hell, we could be heroes.”
“We could be dead,” said Eli.
“That‘s a risk everyone takes by living.”

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“I don‘t think you‘re a bad person, Victor.”
Victor kept digging. “It‘s all a matter of perspective.”

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Lovelylottereader
Vicious | Victoria Schwab

Be lost. Give up. give In. in the end It would be better to surrender before you begin. be lost. Be lost And then you will not care if you are ever found.

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Lovelylottereader
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What a way to start the book!

KristiAhlers I loved that book! 6mo
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lumbricuslibri
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I first read Vicious in October 2013 (on Kobo).
7 months later, I got the paperback and reread it.
Now with this recently bought box set, I'm reading it again so I can finally read Vengeful.

Can you tell it's a favorite? 😆

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KristiAhlers
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Truly enjoyed this one. She‘s a great writer and I‘m looking forward to reading more of her backlist. She‘s unique in how she crafts characters and storylines. #readingchallenge2022

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starlight97
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"Plenty of humans were monstrous, and plenty of monsters knew how to play at being human."
? biblioval on Instagram

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chasjjlee
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Bookstore stop 😁.

Picked up a graphic novel for my reading challenge ✔️ a book recommended on my favorite book podcast ✔️ and {tagged} which was recommended to me because it's supposed to be similar to Carry On ✔️ y'all for sure know I couldn't say no to that one!!

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kellyann28
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Happy #jolabokaflodswap day! Thank you so much @Librarybelle for Vicious and my favorite Dove chocolates. I'm obsessed with all things VE Schwab currently!
Thank you to @MaleficentBookDragon for hosting this amazing simple swap once again!

Librarybelle Yay! So glad you like it! 9mo
bibliobard It‘s such a great book!! 9mo
ozma.of.oz This was such an interesting read! 9mo
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babyruth2510
Vicious | V. E. Schwab
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4⭐️ I enjoyed this book so much. I loved the pacing and the characters and was sucked in from the first chapter. Curious to see where the next book in the series goes.

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Eggs
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Mehso-so

Vicious is a great title for this book bc it truly is. Vicious. Killing, knifing, slashing, death & dying, reanimating with unique special powers, then more killing, knifing etc etc. It does not have the poetic prose and panache of some of Schwab‘s other novels. Just a so-so for me

#bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks

#authoramonth2021 @Soubhiville

Texreader Yikes. I think I‘ll skip this one! 11mo
Palimpsest I didn‘t like this much as The Shades of Magic or the Cassidy Blake series, which is so much fun, so I skipped the sequel. 11mo
Soubhiville I agree! 11mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 11mo
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ozma.of.oz
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Two college roommates begin working on theses examining the development of people with ExtraOrdinary abilities. Their own experiments lead them to roles neither were prepared for.

This was fascinating & interesting, a different take on superheroes and villains, & so tough to get through because I disliked Eli so damn much. The switches in time & PoV were a little tough to get used to. I want to read the sequel, but maybe an audiobook. 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌑

ozma.of.oz CW 👇🏻 12mo
ozma.of.oz Animal death (ish?) in chapters XXXIV and XXXIV 12mo
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JLaurenceCohen
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Mehso-so

I like how Schwab moves back and forth through time as the characters approach their big confrontation. I definitely cared about the characters even if I found their decision-making baffling at times. One thing that bothers me, though, is the self-loathing the characters feel.

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CyaneFillion
Vicious | V E Schwab
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This was a fun read to pass the time. I found the hatred between the main characters to be the most interesting part of the book, but I was thoroughly entertained for the whole ride. I will say that it was a little bit frustrating that the first half is literally all flashbacks, but other than that I have little to say than that I enjoyed it.

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JLaurenceCohen
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Vicious is a darker take on mutants/metahumans. Schwab tests how much sympathy you can have for a villainous protagonist.

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