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This is so much more than a thriller/ detective book. Great wisdom & writing from John Connelly. I often wonder how this Charlie Parker character is making his way relatively sanely ( so far ) through this book. The big fear at such loss would be a #MrAsylum situation ( no spoilers .all happens very early ) #OctoberXFiles

Robothugs Oh my goodness 😢 even that passage makes me wonder with you. 1y
Cathythoughts @Robothugs I know. It is such an amazing book (edited) 1y
TrishB He is an amazing MC 👍🏻 1y
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Cathythoughts @TrishB He really is ❤️ 1y
andrew61 I read books 1+2 this year after so many positive reviews here. I have book 3 ready to go as i loved them. 1y
Cathythoughts @andrew61 I have book 2 ready now .... he is so good 👍🏻 1y
TrishB I have been buying these in charity shops and up to number 9! Have read up to number 4 so far. 1y
Cathythoughts @Trishb I was googling him today .. I think there are 16 .. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 1y
TrishB That makes me happy! Always like to know there‘s a series with a few to go. 1y
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#OctoberXFiles I went literal #MrAsylum and I thought book & movie were both good. **OFF TOPIC** I heard the remake of A Star is Born is phenomenal- has anyone seen it?!?!? Apparently Lady Gaga is Oscar worthy🙌🏻 and how good looking is young Jack Nicholson?!?!

vivastory I was going to use this one 😂 Good choice! 1y
BarbaraBB @vivastory Me too 😀. Loved this book and the movie! 1y
Cinfhen Had to jump in early....advantages to living in my time zone @vivastory @BarbaraBB 😜 (edited) 1y
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JennyM Me three! 1y
Lola Going to see Star tomorrow. In hs I was OBSESSED with the soundtrack of the ‘76 version (which I recently downloaded and still ❤️) And JACK....how could he possibly have been so young???!!!! 1y
TrishB Good one 👍🏻 1y
Susannah @Lola My mom loved/loves all things Barbra Streisand, and I was raised on her albums, most especially the soundtrack to the 1976 version of A Star Is Born. I can appreciate the music of that soundtrack now in a way I never did when I was a kid. I‘m sure many would argue, but for me, Streisand‘s voice was never better. (edited) 1y
Lola @Susannah I was thinking about her voice as I listened to it recently. Just incredible. And a little crazy that Kris Kristofferson is now 82 😳 (edited) 1y
Susannah @Lola, I know! Crazy. (edited) 1y
Robothugs Nice choice! 1y
Cathythoughts It‘s many years sinse I saw the movie .... never read it. Nice one 👍🏻yes Jack looks good ❤️ (edited) 1y
Cinfhen What??? Kris Kristofferson is 82!?!? That‘s crazzzy @Lola @Susannah and I agree Barbra Streisand has such a remarkable voice... I didn‘t realize that the 76 movie was a Judy Garland remake!!! 1y
Cinfhen I don‘t think Jack aged too well but he certainly has a look @Cathythoughts @Lola 1y
Lola @Cinfhen Yes! And the Judy Garland version was a remake of the original which came out in 1937! 1y
Mdargusch What a cutie! No wonder I loved this movie! 1y
BookNerd9906 I saw A Star is Born yesterday. It. Is. Amazing. Definitely go see it, and bring your tissues. 1y
Cinfhen Thanks @BookNerd9906 for the tissue tip....adult snot is not pretty😘😘 1y
Cinfhen I listened to the soundtracks of both the 1976 and the 2018 film and I gotta say....Barbra wins hands down❣️❣️❣️And Bradley Cooper surprised me with his voice @Lola @Susannah 1y
Susannah A good surprise, @Cinfhen? 1y
Cinfhen Hahahaha, yes @Susannah I had VERY LOW expectations for a singing Bradley Cooper 😛😆😂 1y
Susannah @Cinfhen LOLOL! I‘m glad he was better than your expectations. I‘m ambivalent about the movie. I have this vague feeling of secondhand embarrassment. I have no idea where it‘s coming from. 🤷‍♀️ 1y
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#tuneintonovember #mrasylum

Reading all your posts about asylum books reminded me of a book I loved as a teen. It‘s a semi autobiographical novel about a 16 year old schizophrenic girl who gets some help to find her way out of an imagined world that has become her reality. I thought it might be outdated but it‘s still getting some good reviews on GR, so hopefully still one to recommend!

LeahBergen I loved this one! I read it in junior high. 👏🏻 2y
merelybookish What a cover! 2y
Suelizbeth Gosh! I forgot all about that Book. I loved it when I was in junior high, too, @LeahBergen 👍 2y
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Robothugs I haven‘t read this, but it sounds really good 2y
Cinfhen I remember this book!!! Wow #bookmemories I'd love to do a reread😍thanks for posting & sharing 2y
DebinHawaii I forgot all about this one! I read it back in the day too! 👍📚 2y
Bklover Oh, I remember this one!! I may have to read it again. It‘s been decades. 2y
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It | Stephen King
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TrishB Great pick 👍 2y
Cathythoughts @TrishB thankyou 👍 2y
batsy 😨 2y
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Cinfhen Oooh‘ good one 🤡🤡🤡 2y
Cathythoughts @Batsy 😳😳😳 2y
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen 😱I can‘t believe I went to this ! Your next , have you got your courage up yet ?! (edited) 2y
Cinfhen No...every time hubby suggests we go, I make an excuse to NOT go! 2y
erzascarletbookgasm 🤡⛔️ 2y
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Harmless Like You | Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
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When the Harmless Like You was about to be published, the author was freaking out a little (paraphrasing slightly)! So she did what we all do in these situations- took herself off to the library. The linked article tells how she became curious by the library's history as an asylum, and threw herself into researching it. #MrAsylum #TuneintoNovember @Robothugs @Cinfhen

RachelO Also, the books Q9.99 on UK Kindle, if you need to know (which I did...) 2y
Cinfhen Fascinating article~ thanks for posting and sharing ❤️ 2y
mhillis Interesting! 2y
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#TuneIntoNovember I kind of went with the obvious #MrAsylum - And I'm thinking this book might be a #CultClassic and it worked for yesterday's #NovemberByTheNumbers

TrishB Good pick 👍 2y
BarbaraBB Multi tasking! 2y
BibliophileMomma 👍🏼 2y
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