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Saw a bunch of people doing this tag- and I love it! These are my #Cult5 books. My absolute go-to‘s. Enjoy!

🖤 “A Little Princess” by Frances Hodgson Burnett
🖤 “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green
🖤 “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan
🖤 “Little House on the Prairie” by Laura Ingalls Wilder
🖤 “Are you there God? It‘s me, Margaret.” by Judy Blume

(By the way- saw @Cinfhen doing this and loved it. I‘m new so I had no one to tag me.)

Cinfhen Hi!!!! Welcome😊love your choices❣️❣️❣️lots of my childhood favorites too #bookmemories 2y
MinDea Hi!!! Thanks for the love @Cinfhen! 2y
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batsy Welcom to Litsy! Thank you for the tag @Cinfhen 💙 2y
TrishB Hi 🙋 thanks @Cinfhen 💜 2y
jfalkens Thanks for the tag @MinDea 🤗 anyone you follow on Litsy is so awesome, warm and welcoming 😊 I hope you enjoy it here 🤗 2y
Cathythoughts Thanks for tag @Cinfhen and a very warm welcome to you , new Litten 😍. Litsy is great 🎉 (edited) 2y
Jess7 Thanks for the tag @Cinfhen 💙💙 2y
JamieArc Welcome to Litsy @OnlyMeJustT . I hope you love it as much as we do! 2y
Bklover Thanks for the tag @Cinfhen and welcome to Litsy!♥️ 2y
Mdargusch Hi! 👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼 I love your choice of books! Check out my 4 daughters too @Reviewsbylola @emilyhaldi @Meredith3 and @AnnieD Thanks @Cinfhen 😁 2y
robinb @MinDea thank you! I‘ll add some more wonderful folks: @ForeverNerdy , @eanderson , @Bourriquet76 and @Andrew65 ! 2y
That-Bookish-Hiker Thanks for the tag @MinDea 😁😁 2y
Tamra Hello 👋🏾👋🏾 Thanks for the tag @Cinfhen 2y
Cinfhen Yay!!! So glad ❤️ 2y
GlassAsDiamonds Oh good choice with The Little Princess, Love FHB & Hello! Welcome to Litsy, it‘s a lovely place to be 😊😊😊😊 (& many thanks to the ever wonderful @Cinfhen for the tag 😊). (edited) 2y
Andrew65 Welcome to Litsy @OnlyMeJustT , you‘ll love it here 😊, thanks for the tags @MinDea and @robinb 👍. You‘ll have to explore the wonderful group/ buddy Reads that @MinDea leads with @TricksyTails . 2y
BiblioTori I can‘t wait. I‘ve been asking my Facebook friends for book recommendations and then I started looking for apps beyond Goodreads to get some good ideas. I‘m getting ready to download some ebooks from the library and start reading some more. ✨ @Andrew65 2y
Andrew65 @OnlyMeJustT Your TBR mountain will explode from this his point 😂 2y
laundry_piles @MinDea thank you for the tag girlfriend and welcome to Litsy @OnlyMeJustT 🎉🎉🎉 2y
TricksyTails Welcome to Litsy @OnlyMeJustT ! 👏😁🎉😍📚 Thank you for the tag @MinDea ! 🤗♥️ 2y
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Geek Love | Katherine Dunn
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Here‘s our #cult5 contribution, or at least, 5 cult books (I think? Little foggy on the definition!) I found on my shelves. If you think this is interesting you might enjoy our My Sweet Audrina episode, where we talk about some cult classics!

1. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
2. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
3. Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
5. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

TheBookstorePodcast Thanks to @Simona for the tag! 2y
Tamra Wind-up Bird! 2y
Kammbia1 I read Wind Up Bird Chronicle over the summer. What a strange, brilliant book! Here's my review: http://marion-hill.com/book-review-113-the-wind-up-bird-chronicle-by-haruki-mura... 2y
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Thanks for the tag-in @Pruzy !

My #cult5:

❤️ ‘Alice in Wonderland‘ (by Lewis Carroll)
❤️ ‘Casino Royale‘ (by Ian Fleming)
❤️ ‘Sin City‘ (by Frank Miller)
❤️ ‘The Martian‘ (by Andy Weir)
❤️ ‘The Four Feathers‘ (by A.E.W. Mason)

I have multiple editions of each of these books in print, audio, and film (plus related materials and/or kitsche,) and have re-read each many times ❤️

Tagging: @LitHousewife @Guildedearlobe @BethFishReads

Pruzy Nice list! 2y
BethFishReads I‘ll play tomorrow 2y
LitHousewife I‘ll give this a try! 2y
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Because it's been too much fun knowing everyone's cult 5, I decided to share as well.

BarbaraBB Great choices! Great covers as well 😍 2y
Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB: Yesss, all of them are such classics. 😊 2y
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The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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OK, for #cult5 I choose five books I have not read, but I think I need to read them soon! *** The Bell Jar *** *** The Hitchhiker‘s Guide to the Galaxy. *** *** A Confederacy of Dunces ***
*** Siddhartha ***
*** A Christmas Carol *** If you haven‘t added your #cult5 books, let me know yours!

Tove_Reads Tried to tag Simona because she tagged me, and then others so that they would continue this tradition, but tagging just doesn‘t seem to happen right now... 2y
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The Last Unicorn | Peter S. Beagle
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Thanks for the tag, @Pruzy

Here are 5 of my favorite cult classics, but I could‘ve easily picked more. #cult5

Pruzy What are I Capture the Castle and the Last Unicorn about? 2y
Brie @Pruzy I Capture the Castle is an epistolary novel with gothic and romantic comedy undertones following a family living in poverty on a crumbling British estate. The Last Unicorn is a fantasy about the last unicorn, a bumbling wizard, and a maid go on a quest to find out what happened to all the unicorns. 2y
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Snow Crash | Neal Stephenson
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Playing a little post catch up here with another tag thanks to @julesG

These are my picks for 5 awesome novels with a cult following. I consider these to be cult novels because they have controversial plot points or transcended their genre and have gained a following.

I tag @Brie @Dogearedcopy @Bookishaf to give a list of their favourite cult novels a shot if they haven‘t done it already! #Cult5

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Lost Souls | Poppy Brite
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Tagged by @Booksnchill for #cult5. I'm not sure if "Cult" has meaning in the age of the internet but these are 5 that had an impact on my life and a small but fanatical following at the time. They may or may not qualify!! Honestly, I could pick a hundred but these were close at hand.

#poppyzbrite #wraeththu #pleasekillme #punk #tippingthevelvet #lgbtq #horror #italocalvino

Booksnchill Oh Calvino and Tipping the Velvet are on my stack now! 2y
SkeletonKey @Booksnchill - So good!! Hope you enjoy them. 2y
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Here's my #cult5 as requested @Marchpane @Moray_Reads and @Billypar

When I think Cult books I think devout fan base for something not universally known.

There is a small press devoted to publishing books that attempt to unravel the mysteries of The Book of the New Sun (which Torturer kicks off). I own 2 of them!

People attend screenings of The Last Unicorn in costume and quote along

Flyboy author Jim Munroe was a big...

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TobeyTheScavengerMonk deal in the mid-'90s indie publishing scene. - I read an article once about a guy who goes to fantasy conventions and sets up like a sidewalk preacher, but instead of the Word, he tries to talk people into reading The Lies of Locke Lamora because it's just that good. - And Sandman... well, it's Sandman. The wallpaper of the Goth aesthetic. Sandman is also perfect, in case you were wondering. (edited) 2y
DGRachel Lies of Locke Lamora is on my TBR. I guess I need to bump it up. 😊 2y
TricksyTails 😍 Look at all that beautiful Sandman! And The Last Unicorn 🦄♥️ I think my younger self cried and cried and cried over that story. I'll have to bump up Lies of Locke Lamora on my tbr. So much love for this photo. 2y
Billypar I really like the Last Unicorn movie but never read the book. The book would have the advantage of not having the completely random score by America (that's not a knock to any huge America fans, but it's seriously weird and dates the film more than the animation 😶) 2y
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The Grass Harp | Truman Capote
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The Prince of Tides- everlasting damage from family dysfunction
I Know This Much Is True- most beautiful ending I‘ve ever read
Everything I Never Told You-personal reasons
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All- this book deserves more recognition
The Grass Harp-Truman Capote was the most magical writer I‘ve ever read

All of the books above taught me a lot about life , how to live it, how to thrive, and how to keep going ,regardless

Penny_LiteraryHoarders Awesome picks! 2y
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Alfoster Oh yes! Prince of Tides still makes me weep!😍😍👏👏 2y
Kaye @Alfoster Yea, for some reason, most of the books that have a long term lasting impression on me are sad. I wish I could remember that quote that says something like We don‘t learn from the good things, we learn from the bad. Not the right wording but it‘s something like that. We really don‘t have to learn when good things happen. They are just fun .. Bad things make us stop, pause, and learn from what happens and maybe how to improve in a way. 2y
Alfoster So well said! I taught this book to seniors one year (as a Lit Circle choice because of the abuse scenes) and those who chose it were so changed by it and were rabid to discuss! I agree; the books that make us uncomfortable are the ones that truly make us look at our lives. Bravo! 2y
Kaye @Alfoster Did you happen to see the film of Grass Harp? I remember our kids were teenagers when it was on, and we were in a hotel room coming home from vacation. I couldn‘t believe how they sat there and were so fascinated by it. I was actually surprised. I didn‘t think that age of kids would be that interested in such an old fashioned story. 2y
SilversReviews Grass Harp sounds good. Love the photo. 2y
Alfoster No, but now I will! Thanks! 2y
Kaye Thanks @SilversReviews Yes it‘s a beautiful book. The cover is ugly, so I chose a cover from a CD copy of the audiobook. Sure wish they still had it in audio. (edited) 2y
Kaye @Alfoster. I‘m not sure if they made the movie twice or not. Maybe it was just a play before this. I don‘t know movie stars, but the movie had these 2 people I posted in it. I think the lady‘s name was Pyper ? Sorry, I‘m not a big movie watcher. (edited) 2y
Suet624 💕💕💕 I know this much is true. 💕💕💕 sigh. I might have to read that again immediately. Read it years ago when my twins were small. Such a good book. 2y
Kaye @Suet624 Yes I agree, I read it when it first came out and remember it being a difficult read in the beginning, because of...you know ? But I kept at it, and even remember having to set it aside at times. Challenging, but very worth it in the end. 2y
JaclynW Great choices! I've only read Everything I Never Told You, it was really good! I love Truman Capote! I have Prince of Tides but need to read it. More great suggestions to be stacked! Thanks! 2y
Cathythoughts I read this years ago. I remember it was amazing 💫💫 2y
Kaye Thanks, @JaclynW 🙂 You are in for some good reads ahead. (edited) 2y
Kaye Thanks, @Cathythoughts , I agree. 🙂 2y
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