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Ghost 19 | Simone St. James
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#AuthorAMonth @Soubhiville #Scarathlon #SpookyGhostClub @Clwojick

I loved this creepy novella! It felt like a Rear Window retelling with a supernatural addition.

Try this one; you won't be disappointed. 👻

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Read-y_Picker
BookSpinBingo | Untitled
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There's a lot going on here. Note the single FREE space remaining...
#Bookspin : The Book of Cold Cases
#Doublespin : The Final Girl Support Group

Feeling a little in over my head this month lol
#Scarathlon #BlackCatCrew #CastTheDie #Falling4Books #LittenListen #Naturalitsy #Spookoween #Witchathon #20in4 #AuthorAMonth #SeriesLove2023

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Read4life
Untitled | Unknown
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DieAReader 🥳🥳🥳 9h
Cinfhen 🙌🏻🩷😁 9h
Andrew65 Brillaint and love the way it is set out 👏👏👏🎉🍾🥂 9h
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CBee Love your book calendar 😊 8h
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Fabulous month!!! 8h
TheSpineView Well done! 8h
PuddleJumper Nicely done! 8h
Read4life Thank you @cbee & @Andrew65 It‘s done with the Bookmory reading app 💙 8h
Andrew65 @Read4life Thanks, will have a check on that 😁 8h
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Gissy
Akata Warrior | Nnedi Okorafor
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Mehso-so

Second book in this trilogy. Sunny is 13 y/o but her behavior seems mature for her chronological age. Since a year has passed, the story is more mature and complicated. Again there are parts that could be excellent for discussion with minors. I still like parts of this world and love Sunny. Definitely I‘m not the best audience for this trilogy. This book has a rating of 4.23⭐️In GR. My opinion is unpopular. 3⭐️I will finish the trilogy.

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Gissy
Akata Witch | Nnedi Okorafor
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Mehso-so

I have mixed feelings with this trilogy. I read the first two books. I like the world and the characters, specially Sunny, main character. For what I read, this first book can be read by children from 10 or 12 years old. I‘m not the best audience for this book and I‘m not an expert in the area of children‘s literature. I think some parts should be open for discussion with the younger ones if that is the case. Maybe other adults disagree with me⬇️

Gissy Sunny is albino but in the story something magic happened which for me is like not accepting her true self if that is the message in the book, acceptance. There are parts of physical punishment from parent and teacher and I didn‘t see this part explained or resolved in the story. It was like part of the culture? I don‘t know. Chichi, a 13 y/o girl used to sell things at the market by her own. There are men making inappropriate approaches and⬇️ 12h
tpixie Lots of complicated story lines! 12h
Gissy (Cont.) Chichi called them perverts and laughed at this behavior. My concern is that not all 13 y/o minors will have the skills, experience or maturity to manage this type of behavior. Again, this was not discussed in the story. Chichi likes to smoke because that relaxes her. The minors leave the house at midnight to assist to this magic school. The professor is the one who determined the time so they go without authorization⬇️ (edited) 12h
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Gissy (Cont.) Minors in this story goes from 12 to 16. Later the mother knows about Sunny‘s leaving the house but didn‘t ask because this is related with the magic. The professor has such authority that in front of the mother, commands Sunny to take her things and go with him, the mother?...silent. According to author, Akata is a rude word for black American or “foreign born black person” but this is the word used as a title for this trilogy🤷🏽‍♀️⬇️ (edited) 12h
Gissy (Cont.) But my opinion is unpopular, this book and the whole trilogy has a rating of 4⭐️Maybe I‘m too old?😂But I think these topics I mentioned can be good for discussion with minors is a way to interact with them. Too many parts very similar to Harry Potter🤔
But I like Sunny. 3⭐️

#AuthorAMonth @Soubhiville
September #BookSpinBingo (#2 ) @TheAromaOfBooks
#SummerEndReadathon @TheSpineView
#RushAThon @DieAReader @Andrew65 #GHABI4ROSES
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Gissy @tpixie Maybe I‘m too old? Or too conservative? This book surprised me🤷🏽‍♀️ 12h
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Texreader
Haunting of Maddy Clare | Simone St James
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I‘m excited to start this book tonight for #authoramonth

BarkingMadRead I‘ll be reading this as well!! 21h
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Soubhiville
My Favorite Authors | Thomas Costley
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Happy October! Time to pull out our Simone St James books for #AuthorAMonth. What are you planning to read?

#AuthorAMonth is a no-pressure, no-commitment Litsy challenge. The goal is to celebrate the works of a particular author each month. Authors were chosen through polls by Litsy participants. Read as many as you like, skip months when needed, it's entirely up to you! ⬇️

Soubhiville There will be some prizes sent at the end of the year:

-There will be ONE prize book box for "MOST READ." In order to qualify, books must be FINISHED in the appropriate month. (Bails will not be counted.) It is up to you to keep track by editing the Google form each month. (this prize can only be won once, there will be a different winner every year.) ⬇️
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Soubhiville -There will be one prize chosen from the "EVERY MONTH CLUB". To qualify for this prize you must read one or more book every month for the qualifying author. For this category BAILS COUNT. The winners will be chosen randomly from the participants that qualify for the club.

-There will also be a few random prizes sent to any randomly drawn participant who has FINISHED at least one qualifying book during the year. ⬇️
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Soubhiville Only Listy members who are still active in the Listy community at the time of drawings will qualify.

Here is the link to the Google Form:

https://forms.gle/TeytXus8tg53LGnk9

As always, let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the tag list. 🙂📚. Happy Reading!
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Soubhiville I plan to read 23h
CBee @Soubhiville that‘s a good one! I‘ll be reading 23h
BookwormAHN I plan to reread The Broken Girls 😺 23h
Michreader3 Which has been your favorite author so far? 23h
AmyG I am skipping this month as I have read all her books. Enjoy everyone as she is awesome. 23h
CatLass007 I‘m not familiar with her at all so I picked one more or less at random. 22h
Soubhiville @Michreader3 I loved both Louise Erdrich and Maggie O‘Farrell. 22h
Soubhiville @CatLass007 I thought that one was scary! 22h
Megabooks This one for sure on audio! 22h
Amiable I picked the one that was available at my library! 😀 22h
Jas16 Already checked out from the library: 22h
TheBookHippie Enjoy everyone! They‘re allll good! 22h
CatLass007 I have a couple of Grady Hendrix books in my audio library that I might try to fit in during October. I‘ve never read anything by him either, but I remember a lot of Littens referring to My Best Friend‘s Exorcism in a positive way. I remember reading The Exorcist and The Shining at different points in my youth and I don‘t think anything could be more scary than those two books. 22h
Karisimo This one because I‘ve read all her newer titles! 22h
Cinfhen I‘m starting with this one and we‘ll see if I‘ll add another 👻 20h
Caroline2 I‘ve just started this and loving it so far. 1919, in a haunted mental hospital…yes please! 👍 16h
Andrew65 Only got to one in September. Love Simone St James books. 13h
Andrew65 @CatLass007 That‘s a good choice, I also recommend The Broken Girls. 13h
CatLass007 @Andrew65 Thank you! 13h
dariazeoli I started this one yesterday! 10h
Bluebird I started this one today 6h
Bookzombie I only have two on her backlist left to read. I usually listen to her books on audio. I have both borrowed and ready to start as soon as I finish my current audio. The Other Side of Midnight and 1h
tjwill I just started The Haunting of Maddy Clare yesterday and finished today. The only other books of hers I haven‘t read yet are: An Inquiry into Love and Death & Lost among the Living, so I‘ll probably read those as well! 48m
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DHill
The Broken Girls | Simone St James
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Heading into spooky season with this #AuthorAMonth pick.

@Soubhiville

Soubhiville Nice! I‘m planning to read this one too 🙂. 23h
kspenmoll Fabulous book! 22h
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Megabooks
BookSpinBingo | Untitled
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I‘ve got a bit of everything here! #roll100 #aardvark #botm #AuthorAMonth plus whatever else I might be in the mood for! #Bookspin #Doublespin

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1d
Megabooks @TheAromaofBooks apparently I had “doubspin” instead of “doublespin,” which is what I get for finishing my graphic and posting while waiting for a Walmart pickup with my dog in my lap! 😂😂😂 1d
TheAromaofBooks As soon as my eyes saw the “Doub“ they filled in the rest, so I didn't even notice 😂 1d
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Jess
The Sun Down Motel | Simone St. James
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New month (my favorite month), new set of books. Starting these two today. The tagged for #authoramonth