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Living Dead in Dallas
Living Dead in Dallas: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel | Charlaine Harris
Visit our Sookie Stackhouse series feature page.For years, Charlaine Harris has delighted fans with her mystery series featuring small-town waitress-turned- paranormal sleuth Sookie Stackhouse. Now, Ace is pleased to republish her second novel in the series in hardcover. In this book, Sookie is pursued by a very sexy vampireand a very deadly monster. With HBO and Alan Ball, creator of Six Feet Under, launching an all-new series, True Blood, based on the Southern Vampire novels, the demand for Charlaine Harris and Sookie Stackhouse is going to be bigger than ever.
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Laughterhp
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Finished the 2nd book today in my Sookie Stackhouse reread. I like the set up in this book way more than what the tv show did with this storyline. With the exception of Lafayette, because I like him in the tv show. I didn‘t remember much about the book, but I‘m enjoying my reread and these are good on audio.

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SpookyDonut
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Started the Sookie Stackhouse books last week! I‘ve been having a fun time reading the first two. I like how true to the book the first few episodes of True Blood were. I‘m hoping the books get better because I hated the ending of True Blood. #paperback #library #bookstotv #trueblood #sookiestackhouse #charlaineharris

SillyLilNillyy Officially just picked up on the 2nd, Living dead in Dallas. Have you started the next? 3mo
SpookyDonut I‘m on the 5th book but got distracted by other things and haven‘t finished it. I love these books though. I feel like there‘s so much missing from the show and so many differences. 3mo
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ajmayorquin

This series is a little weird. This book contains some interesting mythology but its description is very shallow. It can be an interesting read.

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Crinoline_Laphroaig
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Yes!! My friend @RidiculousAmanda is now on Litsy!!! She co hosts the really cool Podcast Fictional Hangover. https://www.fictionalhangover.com/
And #VampireBookClub on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/fictionalhangover/?ref=share

Will probably talk about Vampires. 🧛🏻‍♂️
#litsywelcomewagon

Jas16 Welcome to Litsy @RidiculousAmanda 7mo
RidiculousAmanda Thanks! 7mo
Ruthiella Glad you are here! @RidiculousAmanda 😃 7mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy @RidiculousAmanda 💗 7mo
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RidiculousAmanda

Currently reading about vampires. No one is shocked.

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LokiDokey
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bullbunny I hate that too, I almost wanna unalive them 14mo
Sleepswithbooks “Unalive them” @bullbunny 😂😂😂 14mo
bullbunny @Sleepswithbooks It's a nice way of saying the other thing 14mo
LokiDokey @bullbunny ?? I am going to forever use"unalive them" now 14mo
bullbunny @LokiDokey lol you're welcome 😊 14mo
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MollyLooby
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Classic vampire trash 🧛 Can‘t help but love it.

BookBoggart I just finished binge watching the whole series! So upset that they are in the works to reboot it with the creator of Riverdale bleh. Plus who else is gonna be able to play Eric Northman?! 2y
MollyLooby @BookBoggart I know! He was the perfect Eric! Its weird to me that they‘re rebooting it when it hasn‘t been that long since the original run finished 🤷‍♀️ 2y
BookBoggart Right?! They are that hurtin for content apparently. Also the actor who played Lafayette passed away. Unless they go more towards the books even then though I don't see the point. Sookie might suck less? Lol 2y
MollyLooby @BookBoggart Haha, yeah 🤣 The actor who played Lafayette was so good they didn‘t kill him off when he dies in the books, and I think that‘s a testament to how loveable he made that character. It won‘t be the same without him 2y
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MollyLooby
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I‘m off work this week, so time for a binge read 🥳

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bekakins
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A trashy re-read during the last few days of the holidays. This book is a bit chaotic, with a couple of different plot lines, but enjoyable nonetheless!

+16pts for #MerryReaders #WinterGames

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swynn
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Ready for #BookSpinBingo. It's mostly last month's list with gaps filled and extras added.

#bookspin #doublespin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2y
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swynn
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My #bookspin list for June: more massmarket paperbacks from my unread shelves.

@TheAromaofBooks

RainyDayReading I loved The Anvil of the World when I read it a few years ago! Think I‘m due for a reread soon. 2y
swynn @RainyDayReading Noted. I'll bump the priority on that one even if its number doesn't come up. Thanks! 2y
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Glad to have you back for another round!!! 2y
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LoveToReadLiveToRead
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I‘ve got a few books on the go atm but with all the COVID upheaval & uncertainty, I‘ve been struggling to concentrate. So I decided to re-read this, the 2nd book in the Southern Vampire Mysteries. I find these such easy reads & enjoy the way Harris describes mundane tasks in Sookie‘s life, like choosing her outfits or doing housework, it‘s oddly comforting.
Hopefully I can finish the other books this week, I hate leaving books half read!

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Scochrane26
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Day 3-I‘ve read this series and watched the show. It‘s a fun series, with some inconsistencies that bug me if I read them back to back. Bill and Sookie travel to Dallas, and the reader finds out vampires use a coffin travel service. #scarathlon #chillingphotochallenge #teamslaughter @Clwojick

Clwojick I still have to read these! i finally managed to get my hands on the fist of the series. 3y
Scochrane26 @Clwojick they‘re very quick reads. A good series for when you want comfort & light reading. 3y
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kaysworld1
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Another one down these are very easy reads and I am loving the story so far.
Who doesn't love vampires.
#readingmyownbooks #femaleauthors #femalebooks #reading #books #vampires #sookiestackhouse #series

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EmilieGR
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Good installment

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Booknerd222
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Tera0707
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I liked this the second time around. I‘m actually looking forward to reading the third book. (Super quick review because I‘m at work and not supposed to be on my phone.... 🙊)

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Tera0707
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Just sitting here in my puppy-fur covered leggings, enjoying this Sookie Stackhouse novel. I read this one years ago and never continued on with the series. At first, I felt the story was a little slow, but it‘s starting to pick up now. And I don‘t remember as much from this one as I did rereading the first. So it‘s almost new to me again.

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Darklunarose
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I was kind of disappoint d that Lafayette was killed off in this book. I liked that character. But the book was really good and it was good to meet new characters and enemies as well as creatures. Read back in 2011

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steffakish
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Started reading the second installment of the Sookie Stackhouse series.

I also started to rewatch True Blood to compare haha

This is probably one of my biggest guilty pleasures and thought this time of year is perfect for a Charlaine Harris read.

What are your favorite Halloween books?

#currentlyreading #mondayread
#happyreading

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Asthecroweflies
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Not as awesome as the 1st, but I enjoyed it nonetheless.

DivineDiana Agree. Of the four that I read, this was my least favorite. 4y
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TheBookbabeblog84
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I am obsessed with Mustard Yellow.....I just got this yummy wool from Michael‘s to create a seed stitch cowl to match a new purse I ordered from Modcloth. #vampires #knitting #falliscoming #autumndreams

CouronneDhiver Ooo - me too! Mustard is one of my favourite colours to wear. Along with jewel tones. Cannot wait for autumn to come along 🌾🍁🍂 4y
TheBookbabeblog84 @CouronneDhiver me too. I have been burning fall scents for weeks lol. And drinking Pumpkin coffee. Lol. I‘m ready to wear all my fall earth tones. 4y
julesG Mustard yellow seed stitch! 😍 #knittersoflitsy 4y
ferskner Yes! I'm always drawn to it. 4y
BellaBookNook It‘s lovely so far and yes I am lovin‘ the color. Fall is my favorite. 😍 4y
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ravenlee
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Enjoying my series reread. I didn‘t remember how little we get of Lafayette from my first time through, so that made me sad. I was irritated with how that story got sidelined for the vamp business, but it got tied up well.

I never really understood Bill‘s allure, as I find him high-handed and petty. But Eric sure is fun.

ladym30 Love this series❤️ 4y
EclecticBookLover I totally agree with you about Bill. Eric was always more entertaining. 4y
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Lizpixie
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#HeyJune #day4 #IWantToHoldYourHand Oh Eric Northman. I want to hold your hand and any other part of your body.☺️ I loved Book Eric but Alexander Skarsgard portrayal of him on True Blood was just fantastic. He gave him that sarcastic, funny edge without ever losing sight of the monster underneath, he also captured Eric‘s occasional sentimentality & wistfulness. He can bite me anytime😉🧛🏻‍♂️❤️🖤❤️

DebinHawaii Excellent pick--both Book Eric and Show Eric! 😍😘😍 4y
Cinfhen 🖤❤️👍🏻 4y
Christy2318 😍😍😍 4y
GypsyKat Haha! Great picture! I‘ve never read the books, but the show was like crack! 😆❤️ 4y
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Traci1
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What's a girl to do when she's got stacks and stacks of lovely new books to read and the hold for The President Is Missing comes through (cause she stalked the library's Overdrive and was first in line months ago)? Reread Living Dead in Dallas for the 5th time, of course.

laurenlovesliterature Of course! 😂😜 4y
LaraReads Naturally! 🤣🤣 4y
rwmg I love those covers. They were what led me to try Charlaine Harris 4y
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nadine_swartz
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Perfect beach read!

JanuarieTimewalker13 Those books are bibliocrack!! I was hooked until book 10 or 11, then things seemed to change. 4y
nadine_swartz @JanuarieTimewalker13 they are totally brain candy! I haven't read them in at least a decade, and I turn through the first three in just a few days. Perfect beach reads! 4y
JanuarieTimewalker13 I read them in winter. It was fun to get the Southern vibe. 4y
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ScorpioBookDreams
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Another replacement hardback arrived today. I think I still have 7 left to buy. #bookmail

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BryanaB
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Thanks for such a warm welcome #LitsyWelcomeWagon and @AshleyHoss820 for introducing me to this community!! Still learning the ropes, but I love it so far!!

1) United States - Colorado
2) True Crime/Murder Mystery/Thriller (I can‘t pick just one 😬)
3) (Re-reading) Living Dead In Dallas by: Charlaine Harris (A fave series of mine)
4) Dessert or Burgers
5) 1 dog - Gunner 🐶
6) None....yet

RaimeyGallant We're a genre match. :) 5y
BryanaB @RaimeyGallant Really!? I love it!!! 5y
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AshleyHoss820 You are SO welcome! I‘m really glad you‘re liking it so far! I‘ve been trying to talk all my bookish friends into Litsy! Oh my gosh, I love Sookie Stackhouse too! Team Eric over here! 😄🧛🏻‍♂️ (edited) 5y
mabell Dogs! 🐶❤️ and burgers 😂 5y
Kaye Another true crime fan ♥️ thanks for replying. 5y
RaimeyGallant I just named a character in my book Gunner. 5y
BryanaB @AshleyHoss820 Girlllllll you know it!! Team Eric for life!! 🧛🏻‍♂️🧛🏻‍♂️ Side note: I absolutely LOVE that there are vampire emojis now 😂 5y
BryanaB @mabell Hahaha dogs and burgers are life ❤️😂 5y
BryanaB @Kaye Yay! We will have to talk true crime reads!! 5y
BryanaB @RaimeyGallant It‘s a good name 😊 5y
MelAnn Welcome to Litsy! 5y
BryanaB @MelAnn Thank you!!! 😊 5y
AshleyHoss820 @BryanaB Hahahaha!! There need to be t-shirts for that! I have been using the 🧛🏻‍♂️ for any and every reason because I‘m excited about it too! 😂😂😂 5y
BryanaB @AshleyHoss820 There does need to be a t-shirt for that! We should make them 😂 Yessss! I love the vampire and the zombie. New faves haha!! 5y
AshleyHoss820 @BryanaB Yes!! 😂😂😂 5y
Jess7 Welcome @BryanaB ! 5y
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bookworm.krizia
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I absolutely love Charlaine Harris and the Southern Vampire Series. Ms. Harris is funny but intense. She is creative but real. The book was easy to read, it was short but exciting at the same time. The characters are absolutely lovable. I find myself rooting for Sookie and Bill. The only problem I have with the book was the orgy thing. It was gross. ;p

I will definitely pick up the next book in the series!

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underthebelljar
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This series is so much fun! Onto Club Dead!

Christy2318 I binged these a couple of years ago. Such fun! (edited) 5y
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underthebelljar
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Due in 5 hours and I'm only halfway through... Time to turn on airplane mode on my Kindle 😬 Safe to say I am completely sucked into this series now 🤷‍♀️😜

Bookzombie I love that others use airplane mode or turn off WiFi on their Kindles when books are due. 🙂 5y
underthebelljar @Bookzombie This is the first time I've had to do it but I can't return it half read! I must know what happens! 😆 5y
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Lizpixie
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#Rocktober #day27 #IfIWasYourGirlfriend Oh Eric Northman. If I was your girlfriend, you'd be needing a lot of blood to keep up your..ahem...energy. This is one time that being bitten does not require the aeroguard to be whipped out. There'll be another type of whipping involved. Wooh, Lordy me somebody bring me some sweet tea. I need to cool down🔥

Cinfhen 😅🤣😅🤣😂 5y
Zelma 😂😂😂👍 5y
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robinb Oh my stars....😳😆 5y
BarbaraBB 😂😂😂 5y
TheAliceEvers Yes! 😂 5y
GypsyKat Haha! I love True Blood! 5y
JessClark78 😂😂 5y
LeahBergen I feel the very same way about him. 😜 5y
Kalalalatja Yasssssssss! 🙌🙌 5y
aloslibrary 😂 I agree ☝️ 💯 Eric is 🔥 have you seen the foreplay scene between him and Jason? I died. It's on YouTube. 😍 5y
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MiraMonroe
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So excited! I got a signed book by Charlaine Harris at a silent auction. 😊🙌😁 #trueblood #sookie

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Maggie4483
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Getting up early tomorrow to go to a GIANT book clearance sale in Dallas. My mom sent me her TBR.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa 💙 great parenting! Great mom! 5y
AlaMich Five pages?! Sounds like you have your work cut out for you! 😉 How nice to have a bookish mom 😊 5y
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Lizpixie
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#UncannyOctober #day17 #ACityInTheTitle This is the 2nd book in the Sookie Stackhouse series, the book where she meets Eric for the first time. I really enjoyed this series for the first 2/3 of the series, the last few were a bit tired though still enjoyable. The Sookie/Bill/Eric triangle is one of the few triangles in fiction that I liked reading about.

RealLifeReading Love all your props!! 5y
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heikemarie
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And of course as I'm reading the series this new pops up :/ rest easy, sir.

kristen_reads Aw, I loved his character! Sad news. 5y
BarbaraTheBibliophage What sad news ... 😓 5y
Robothugs I saw this today. 💔 5y
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PenguinInFlight
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Only about 25 pages of book two left! ☺️I HAVE to read in bed before I go to sleep...even if I only get a few pages in and fall asleep with the book on my face. Which happens. (A lot. 😂) I've been doing this as long as I can remember. Does anyone else need to read before they can sleep? 😴📖

rubyslippersreads Every night! 😄 5y
Sue Only on the days ending in y. Great bookmark! 5y
PenguinInFlight @Sue Thanks! It was from one of my GR friends during our Christmas card exchange last year. 5y
britt_brooke I recently bought the same bookmark! 💕 5y
ScientistSam I always try to read before I go to sleep- it helps me sleep 5y
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PenguinInFlight
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Apparently, I'm pretty vocal about how hot I think Alexander Skarsgärd is. ? #trueblood #booksontv #literaryboyfriends

ElizaTodd ♥️♥️♥️ Love him!! 5y
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JaimeDawn
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These are too much fun!

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erickaa
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Pickpick

Loving this series

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PenguinInFlight
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Rainy Sunday.🌧Watching some True Blood with my cuddle buddy. (I like the books way better, but this is a guilty pleasure.) #dogsoflitsy #thebookwasbetter

Reecaspieces 😂❤️🐶 5y
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ElizaTodd
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I really liked this one but not as much as the first one! I especially like that they didn't focus so much on the maenad stuff like they did within the television show! Already on the third one now!

SuperPunkNinja Those books are sooooo much better than the show! 5y
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KimM
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#guiltypleasure These were such fun...up until they weren't. I loved the cover art as well and hated when they replaced it with the TV series photos. Campy, sexy, romantic and hilarious...until they weren't. Series should have ended around book 9. #dontjudge #marchintoreading Living Dead in Dallas (that title 😂) was my fave.

Blaire Yes! The sookie stackhouse were my binge reading while on maternity leave. Perfect for sleep-deprived new mom. 😊 6y
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Bobznbits
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Bobznbits
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Part 2 of the Sookie Stackhouse Series #reread #trueblood #vampirefiction

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Sweettartlaura
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#literarycrush #feistyfeb

Eric Northman - naked - reading

You're welcome 😏

Kalalalatja I had forgot about Eric! 😱 6y
ReadingSusan Omg Ericccccc... 6y
Bookzombie I was thinking of him earlier. 😍 6y
Sweettartlaura @Bookzombie I think about him a lot😏😉 6y
Liatrek Best scene ever 😊 6y
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