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C.Perone
Joyland | Stephen King
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I always considered the #Funhouse to be rather creepy🤡

#GetMovin Day9

laurenlovesliterature I've got this on my bookshelf as well! 2y
eanderson Good choice!!! 2y
C.Perone @eanderson Thank you😊 2y
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C.Perone @laurenlovesliterature So underrated and so damn good 2y
laurenlovesliterature Niiice!!!! 2y
Cinfhen One of the few King‘s I read! I thought it was fun🙃great pick! 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Using the Chicago World Fair as his cover, HH Holmes lured guests to his hotel, which would later be deemed the "Murder Castle," where he would trap, torture, and kill his victims all in the confines of his very own building - his #funhouse !?

#getmovin

Cinfhen This book has been on my TBR for years!!!!! I gotta read it already!!! I know, I‘m #likeaparrot 2y
Kalalalatja Whaaaaaaaat?!?? That sounds unbelievable 😱 2y
Cathythoughts This sounds really “ good” Stacking 👍🏻 2y
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KathyWheeler I recommend this book to people all the time — it‘s one of my favorites. 2y
Billypar I've seen this book so much, but I had no idea that's what it's about! 2y
Mdargusch So chilling! There is a lot of info on the World‘s Fair @cinfhen almost like two books in one. But the fact that the fair ever got built was shocking too. 2y
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Centique
Howls Moving Castle | Diana Wynne Jones
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#getmovin #funhouse

A fun house to live in would be a moving castle right? This is such a cool MG fantasy from the 80s. Sophie, knows that as she is the eldest daughter and lives in a fairytale world, she will have to lead a dull life as she will fail at any quests. Then she goes and gets herself cursed and turned into an old hag and decides she may as well do whatever the heck she wants. Adventure ensues!

(Art from 2004 film by Studio Ghibli)

RainyDayReading Loved the Studio Ghibli film! Never got my hands on the book 🙈 2y
Stephen11 Love the film! Gotta read the book! 2y
Centique @RainyDayReading @Stephen11 it‘s been a few years since I read it but my teen daughter read it recently and loved it, so I think it holds up well! 😊 2y
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PagesOfKate
Drew Friedman's Sideshow Freaks | Drew Friedman, K. Bidus
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All the fun of the fair - in book form!
#funhouse #getmovin
@Cinfhen @eanderson

Cinfhen The cover is misleading ~ it looks scary but it‘s probably more interesting and fascinating 2y
Abe @Cinfhen it is more interesting/fascinating than scary. 6mo
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DebinHawaii
The Funhouse | Dean Koontz
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#GetMovin #Funhouse
When I was in junior/high school I was big into horror. I also worked evenings in a pharmacy with a paperback book rack so I worked my way through a lot of them on quiet nights. This book published in 1980, first came out under Owen West (one of Dean Koontz's pen names) & was a novelization of a 1981 horror film but production on the film took so long the book came out first.🤡You definitely want to get movin' in a funhouse!😱

DebinHawaii P.S. The tag line of the movie was "Pay to get in. Pray to get out!" ?? 2y
Cinfhen That sounds vaguely familiar 🤡 2y
Reviewsbylola Omg just read the last line of the Litsy blurb and it had me laughing. Sounds pretty good! 2y
Thestar1685 I haven‘t seen the movie so I think I will read the book first. 2y
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Cinfhen I‘ve always wanted to visit Cape Cod ⚓️ 2y
Centique @Cinfhen me too. I have a trip of the east coast all planned out, just need to win the lottery 😂😂😂 2y
Cinfhen Truth @Centique and I‘m hoping to get myself to Australia & New Zealand when I win the Mega Millions Lottery 🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑 2y
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Kalalalatja
Prodigal Summer | Barbara Kingsolver
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Friday-feeling on a Wednesday ? I‘m trying to make my mom‘s house into a #funhouse filled with all the things I like: candy, rosé and books ??

#GetMovin

ephemeralwaltz 😍😍😍 enjoy! 2y
Cinfhen Like the way you approach Wednesday 🍷how‘s the book!?!? 2y
Kalalalatja @ephemeralwaltz @Cinfhen you know, #treatyoself! And the book is quite wonderful! I‘m taking my time with it, to savour the descriptions of nature and human nature 👌 2y
BarbaraBB Looks perfect! 😍 2y
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GripLitGrl
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#GetMovin #funhouse @Cinfhen
Who remember's the 80's game show from fox that tried to be like double dare named Fun House?
It was pretty good run even with merchandise like a board & video game 🎮

MommyOfTwo I remember! I remember double dare too! (edited) 2y
GripLitGrl @MommyOfTwo 🙌awesome! 2y
LoveToReadLiveToRead Haha, there was a UK version of this and as soon as I saw your post I started singing the theme tune! I always wanted to go on Fun House 😂 2y
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GripLitGrl @LoveToReadLiveToRead 😂😂 Love it!👏👏 2y
laurenbescoby @LoveToReadLiveToRead pat sharp and his mullet! I loved it. They still do re runs of it on Challenge every now and again 😂 2y
Cinfhen OMG!!! And yes...Double Dare🙌🏻 2y
JoScho It was awesome! How about The Hidden Temple? 2y
GripLitGrl @Cinfhen 😆😄👏yes! 2y
GripLitGrl @JoScho 😄😄yes OMG hidden temple👏👏👍 nickelodeon was great TV❣ 2y
kezzlou85 @LoveToReadLiveToRead oh I loved that show so much with Pat Sharp and of course the twins. The theme tune came into my head as I read this. 2y
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Lizpixie
The Toymakers | Robert Dinsdale
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#GetMovin #day9 #Funhouse This is a new novel about a magic toystore in 1940s London. It brings a magical funhouse Of fantastic toys to kids living through the worst of conditions, food shortages, bombs & the constant threat of death. It totally reminds me of Mr Magoriums Magic Emporium, my daughters favourite movie as a kid. What kid, or adult for that matter, wouldn‘t want to spend hours inside, playing & just basking in the magic.✨🎪🤹🏻‍♀️✨

Cathythoughts 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Sophoclessweetheart Sounds divine. Added to wishlist c 2y
Cinfhen I‘m smitten by the cover ❤️ 2y
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Lizpixie @Cathythoughts @Wanderingwithwords thank you @Cinfhen it‘s so pretty! I really wanted the signed first edition from Goldsboro but money was a bit tight the last few months. This one is still a pretty hardcover, just no signature(bummer) 2y
LeahBergen This sounds delightful! 2y
Centique Magical toy shop? Say no more! Stacked! 😍 2y
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Reviewsbylola
Running with Scissors: A Memoir | Augusten Burroughs
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#funhouse makes me think of one of my favorite memoirs, RWS. Although I wouldn‘t really classify the Turcotte home as “fun”.

I‘ve loved Burroughs ever since I read this book. He has such a dry but witty voice and He is at the top of my list of authors I would love to meet. On the flip side, the Turcotte family was devastated by the publication of this book. If you haven‘t read the Vanity Fair article about them, do it! #getmovin

CathyJ I just picked this book up at a library book sale recently. Can't wait to read it. 2y
emilyhaldi I didn‘t really care for the book 😏 2y
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Cinfhen I know @britt_brooke loves this book/author but I still haven‘t read it...will check out article 2y
Reggie This family was bonkers. 2y
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola Perfect choice! He‘s at the top of my must-meet list, too. 💚 He‘s the reason for my love of memoir and I love his dark, dry humor. @Cinfhen (edited) 2y
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola Do you follow him on fb? He recently posted a photo of himself when he was 14 and in the midst of this craziness. He was a gorgeous young man. He‘s so bald now, it‘s weird to see him with hair. 😆 2y
Reviewsbylola I didn‘t but i will now!! @britt_brooke My husband is bald too and I swear pictures of him with hair look nothing like him!!! 2y
Cinfhen Wow!!! Long article!! I hated this book and now I hate it even more @britt_brooke ...not too surprising 😂seeing you & Steph loved it! 2y
britt_brooke @Cinfhen I‘m not at all surprised! 😆 2y
Cinfhen I almost wish it was written as fiction @britt_brooke because that might have altered my feelings in some way 2y
britt_brooke @Cinfhen I can completely understand that. 2y
Reviewsbylola You‘ve got to try more of his books and see what you think. He has such a witty way about him. @Cinfhen 2y
Cinfhen Nope!!! I‘m done with him, Steph 2y
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