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Andrea4
Seven Days of Us | Francesca Hornak
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(any chance I get this season, I will show off this cute Christmas hoodie 🤣).
Enjoyed this book, and had to laugh that these people could barely stand 7 days given how long and how many times we had to be in lockdowns/isolated.
Who else wanted to smack Phoebe every chance they got? Was that just me?? Lol

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Andrea4
Catherine House: A Novel | Elisabeth Thomas
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Bailedbailed

Half way and just can't anymore. And I was already forcing myself to listen and finding myself tune out as it's just so booooooring. Also, "I was sad like the vacuum was sad" freaking killed me ??? is my vacuum sad???? Questions I will never actually ask myself ?☠️

Tamra 😝 Weird! 3w
Bookzombie I ended up liking this one, but I don‘t think I would have had I done audio. 🙂 3w
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Andrea4
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Recommitted to reading this, because what better time when you have the excuse of "the baby's developed ears and can hear your voice" to read a fairy tale a day ?????
"But it is so, and it was so. Here's hand and ring I have to show." - from Mr. Fox, chapter Brave, Bold, and Wilful.

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Andrea4
Nine Lives | Peter Swanson
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Bailedbailed

Had this out, read up to the last hour of it so slowly that it got returned. It came back to me...twice. I finally gave up the ?. I did not get into this. All the characters seemed uninteresting and I couldn't care about them living or not. Why they are all being targeted was more intriguing but when there is an hr left and really nothing has been "discovered" about it, it feels like a useless thread. Oh well

kspenmoll Gorgeous autumn photo! 1mo
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In Five Years: A Novel | Rebecca Serle
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Read in pretty much 24hrs so I guess I have to admit I was interested. I thought from the beginning it was going to be fluffy but as it turned out it wasn't. I didn't always like Dannie probably because 1) in a way I can self identify and 2) I feel the complete opposite and understand her personality from Bella's perspective. But she was real.
What would happen if we all caught glances of our futures?

ShelleyBooksie Adorable pup 2mo
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Andrea4
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Walking the streets of London, ON, made me extra depressed as I thought about how the divide between those well off and the poor is still beyond staggering and much of the attitudes towards them are the same.
So much of what happened to these women was just by chance, by a change here or there in circumstance. Rubenhold succeeds at showing you what happens when society deems you as nothing or worthless from the get go.

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Andrea4
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Ummm meh? Anyone else get Pretty Little Liar vibes from this?
I found the MC fairly unreal- her thoughts, her actions, it just didn't add up for me. Also the various twists in the mystery were kind of more annoying than anything especially when the "first big one"(?) just fizzled out. Like poof, oh no that's really nothing. Oh ok.
I finished it, wasn't terrible but all I'll remember is mean girls at camp and shit goes wrong.

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Andrea4
White Smoke | Tiffany D. Jackson
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I went btw being interested & utterly bored the entire way through. I didn't find it particularly creepy or spooky. I found Mari mostly annoying & her anxiety about bed bugs a little hard to empathize with. I'd have preferred town mystery plotline as a whole other story-it all seemed a little too blurred.
Pic: me trying to rescue hurt bunny walking home from work. Unfortunately he died in my arms b/c apparently he was much more hurt than I knew.

Susanita Poor bunny 😢🐰 So nice of you to try to help. 2mo
DaveGreen7777 Awww, I‘m so sorry about the bunny! ☹️ It was very kind of you to try to save her! 2mo
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The Paying Guests | Sarah Waters
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It is so rare for me these days to read a PHYSICAL book. It's not that I don't have time. I can binge watch shows while mindlessly scrolling on insta so why don't I read? Good question. Tonight, with the dog firmly planted I've decided to finally jump into this one.

Sparklemn I find the draw of binge watching shows and playing games on my phone & laptop wins out over books most evenings. Not sure why. I love to read! Hope you enjoyed your evening. 2mo
Andrea4 @Sparklemn glad I'm not the only one! To me one requires more brain power and yet I really enjoy it if it's a good book! It was a good night and I've made some good headway on the book! 2mo
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Andrea4
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So I see a lot of positive reviews and I'm a little lost. I went in blind and I'm glad I didn't see the hype b/c I would have been angry. Prepare to have a changing POV and for one of those to be a cat 😑 an annoying one, if audio.
Honestly this was way better in the last 1-2hrs. But the road getting there was just ...annoying and not scary or thrilling or suspenseful.

tpixie I‘m looking at the Internet some people think everyone in that book is Ted, even Dee. And LitsyBookClub, some of us were wondering if the range it was fake or real I agree the beginning of this book was hard to see the point of going on, until the very end. 2mo
tpixie I think I would call this a psychological horror book. It was not a ‘thriller‘ 2mo
Andrea4 I can see the argument there but then it's kind of like well what's the point? You're never gonna figure out the murderer or if there is one. I'm not even sure in my books I would call this a psych horror. Like I said though, the very end helped redeem it. I just wish the end had been pretty much the way it was throughout. I would have found that story much more interesting to follow. 2mo
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Andrea4
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I wasn't immediately gripped but after 40ish min of listening I was hooked and listened to it in only a few settings. Very atmospheric and besides some detailing of a horrific death, it's not gory or much of a horror. The ending seemed like a let down imho. I don't know if I was hoping for a more supernatural bent or for an ambiguous end- whatever it was didn't hold the same as the middle.

AmyG That face! ❤️ 3mo
Sparklemn Someone looks comfy and content 🙂 3mo
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The Maidens: A Novel | Alex Michaelides
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Another win for Michaelides. While I'm still puzzling out Persephone being seen as a vengeful goddess, I appreciated the rest of the interwoven myths. There is much trauma packed into this novel, though handled, how should I say, discreetly? I wasn't entirely shocked by the end, I had guessed that it might be an option.

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Death in Her Hands | Ottessa Moshfegh
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Wtf did I just listen to? I don't mind books that are primarily internal narrative, nor do I mind unreliable narrators, even slightly neurotic ones. BUT this was a whole new level!
I thought about bailing, but I just wanted to know if I would "know" at the end. Spoiler alert- no, I did not know. I do not know. Lol. Pass.

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Andrea4
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Mehso-so

I did make it through this audio pretty quickly but I think it's because the beginning was better than the end. I felt a little let down by how it all fell out. I wanted more from Amanda too, the detective, she felt like a bit of an add on to the dtory. Definitely enjoyed The Whisper Man more.

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Conjure Women: A Novel | Afia Atakora
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Mehso-so

I went through this one in fairly large chunks as I was taking care of the doggo alone for 2 weeks but after I put it down it took me longer than expected to pick it back up. The story wasn't complicated to follow and it was interesting to a point. I'm not sure what was lacking in this one to really hold me. I think I found he characters fairly superficial and I wanted more.

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The City of the Lost | Kelley Armstrong
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I read the second one in this series a bit ago and the first finally became available. I was unsurprised that I enjoyed it especially getting to know the background to the characters and watch their relationships develop. I think the second was better in terms of plot and intrigue. But this was still a great way to stay entertained over a long weekend of yard work and beach time ☀️☀️

Gissy Someone is watching 🐕 ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
Andrea4 @Gissy heehee yes, this was us trying to lure him into a nice photo with watermelon 🤣🍉 4mo
TheSpineView So cute! All that sand! 4mo
Andrea4 @TheSpineView yes omg. He gets out of the water and then rolls in the sand at least three times to get dry 🤦🏾‍♀️🤣 4mo
TheSpineView @Andrea4 That's too funny!😂 4mo
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Faithful: A Novel | Alice Hoffman
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Started & finished yesterday all while continuing to work on the house.
As a follow up to Haig's Midnight Library, think I was on a bit of a depressing kick. The treatment of the accident was somewhat annoying because it was built up to be like a mystery with an "aha" moment coming but it wasn't/didn't. The end relationship was a little predictable too. Q:. Would you be upset if someone tattooed something on you that wasn't what you requested? ?

everlocalwest Your space is gorgeous! 💙📚💙🪴 5mo
Andrea4 @everlocalwest aw thank you ♥️ it's getting there! 5mo
BarbaraBB Beautiful room! 5mo
Andrea4 @BarbaraBB thanks, we've been working hard! 5mo
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Andrea4
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Last night's view. First fire in new firepit while Jasper watched on from the nifty holes he's been digging himself ?
I enjoyed this 100% Haig has a way of writing that makes the obvious /mundane beautiful, poetic, and somehow like an "aha" moment all over again. Was it predictable? Sure, but if you know anything about Haig, it was bound to go the way it did.
This has me thinking about reincarnation vs/and parallel universes.

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Dreadful Company | Vivian Shaw
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I chose to end my night last night finishing this audiobook. Our new bedroom ♥️
I enjoyed this book again in terms of characters just as much as the first. The plot was a little less intriguing to me. But glittered up vamps 🤣☠️ also really loved the way they deal with CONSENT.
I'm definitely going in for the third!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful room 💚 5mo
BarbaraBB Beautiful 😍 5mo
Tamra Very cozy! 5mo
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Andrea4
Goodnight Beautiful | Aimee Molloy
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The current packing view lol.
This was entertaining- unreliable narrator(s) and a Misery theme. The first twist comes soon, thankfully, in a way.
The end went differently than I had imagined it might and it was a bit refreshing.

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Andrea4
Unbury Carol: A Novel | Josh Malerman
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Pretty damn good progress if I do say so myself ???
Finished this in primarily a day, I believe. My best sum up is a comedic western cum fairy tale with horror elements. I wasn't sure at first but fell in love with all the characters and enjoyed the pacing and flipping perspectives. Malerman omits what one might say could be a climatic scene to explain it after. I feel this fits with the "magic" scene that pops up throughout.

janeycanuck Ooh, that‘s such a gorgeous colour! Looks amazing. 6mo
Andrea4 @janeycanuck thank you! I'm in love with dark greens! 6mo
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The Weird Sisters | Eleanor Brown
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Priming & painting audiobooking. Finished this yesterday? I don't know, days are blending..
Enjoyed this simple story. Is it full or twists or turns? Nope, it's exactly what it sounds like. I like stories full of the normal dramas that families have. I did not like this narrator's voice for the father though.

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Andrea4
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Enjoyed while priming. An entertaining listen. As always I love Gaiman's characters and his...weirdness? I feel I would have liked an even longer story with the dwarves but the brevity keeps the interest in the mashup/retelling. The twist is good too. Short & sweet.
Also throwback photo.

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Andrea4
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A pup so exhausted he went back to his crate.
Watched this movie a few times as a kid, realised it was a book. Did not know this was non fiction!! I really enjoyed these characters. Confused as to why half the book was done before the crime happened BUT it's worth it.
This does make me want to visit Savannah. Me and everyone else 🤣

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Himself: A Novel | Jess Kidd
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Man, if I were keeping track, June's read pile would blow the rest out of the water. This house move/reno is allowing me so much time for audiobooks.
Loved the narration, the characters & the magical nature of this story (can I call this magical realism?). A little confused at times by the amount of characters but I blame that on listening to it in 2 sittings so not giving myself time to "process" them. Kidd's on the list to read more of.

Soubhiville What a great photo! Audiobooks are the way to go with packing/ cleaning/ unpacking etc. Glad you‘re at least enjoying some books while going through the hard work of a move! 6mo
Andrea4 @Soubhiville thanks! He is super photogenic this one but terrible for sitting still 🤣 and yes, they are definitely making the drudgery of cleaning up this very dirty house!!! 6mo
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The Maid | Nita Prose
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Finished the last 17m in the early morning. I didn't see the final twist coming. I'm not sure I believed this storyline very much but then again, for a cozy murder that mentions Columbo a lot, you give it that kind of leeway.

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The Maid | Nita Prose
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I have started and am 17m away from finishing this audio today. About 9hrs and some. All thanks to...the new house and the need for cleaning/demo!! I'm sad I can't show how dirty even this window was but it made us feel so much better to get it clean inside and out. The house is far more inviting and makes a better impression.
Is there irony in listening to a book about a maid while cleaning for 10hrs? Lol very entertaining listen!

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Plain Bad Heroines | Emily Danforth
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I must share the disgusting state of the house we just bought!! Obviously I have finished this audiobook while cleaning.
I wanted to slap Merritt through the first half and then she grew on me. All the characters seemed so real to me. The story tho involved was easy to follow up until the end. I got a little lost and I'm not entirely sure what the Roy happened But the unraveling did seem to be the last hour, until then I was pretty captivated.

SRWCF Oh my lord! Good luck with the cleaning. 6mo
Andrea4 @SRWCF thank you! I think we can use all the luck!!! 6mo
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Plain Bad Heroines | Emily Danforth
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Perfect book to be listening to for Pride month, not that this was intended at all.
It's especially fitting because of the fluidity of some of the characters. I was expecting (from description) more "lesbian" rep than anything. Happy to learn that's not the only rep going on.

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How Jasper likes to wake up and cuddle dad!
I feel like I missed half the story by not understanding the Japanese "creatures" they kept mentioning. Lack of depth and clarity of understanding ruined the enjoyment. I'm sure if you knew the culture, this would make much more sense. I also couldn't connect with the characters- they kept pointing out how they were tropes in a horror story and basically enacted these roles which made them very 2D.

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Strange Practice | Vivian Shaw
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Started on the 24th and just finished so pretty engaging, I'd say! I thought I wasn't in the mood for this story and then boom! I was hooked and just wanted to know more about the vamps, witches, ghouls, etc!
I am really glad that it is in fact a series. Can't wait for more!
Also, I quite enjoyed the narration.
Oh and usually I never do this, but I thought if this were turned into a movie Kate Winslet should play Greta.
And gratuitous pup shot🐕🐾

BookDragonNotWorm Gorgeous! 😍 Border Collie? 6mo
Andrea4 @BookDragonNotWorm with Aussie Shepherd. He is gorgeous and a handful! So much energy and so curious and smart! 6mo
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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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Thank goodness I had this audio to keep me company through the MOST wretched thunderstorm as I drove to my friend's wedding yesterday!
I watched the series a bit ago and enjoyed it so thought I'd probably enjoy the book. I definitely did! The series definitely veers from the book so the book is still full of surprises and arguably more twisted than the show. I'm pretty sure in both book and show Francis is my favourite☺️

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The Mountain Between Us | Charles Martin
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I started this yesterday as I was needing distraction and it proved captivating enough to steal me away for a bit. Today, with a certain reveal in the narrative I was a little triggered and upset but it is a beautiful story.
I did expect the "twist" at the end, but still, give it a thumbs up. Various things did make me question if I was right.

robinb Have you seen the movie? Just wondering if it veers off from the book. 7mo
Andrea4 @robinb I'm going to watch it now ...I have heard it's not nearly as good but since it has Idris Elba, still worth the watch 😜 7mo
robinb @Andrea4 Agreed! ❤️ I love both him and Kate Winslet. Would love to hear your thoughts. 😊 7mo
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Andrea4 @robinb me too- I'll keep you updated 7mo
Andrea4 @robinb ok. Watched it. It was not very good. My bf watched it too (not knowing book) and was unimpressed. So many things were changed from the book from names to plot points and characterizations! Not a big deal if the movie was good but it was meh. 7mo
robinb Bummer! Another case of the book being better than the movie... 7mo
Andrea4 @robinb yea! Honestly I don't mind if they are different because both can be good in their own right but yea, movie just didn't hold up. 7mo
robinb @Andrea4 I agree. I often come away liking both but in different ways. 7mo
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The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
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This is the second time I've tried with this book. The first time I gave up faster. This time, well I just don't want to pick it back up. I don't know if anyone else felt this way but the sibling who's focused on for the first bit at least, Simon, just irritates the hell out of me. I'm sure the focus will change but I guess my brain isn't willing to sit through it.

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The Drowning Kind | Jennifer McMahon
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This is probably somewhere between a pick and so so. I was pretty captured for the first little while and then I just really wanted "to know". But the end fell flat for me. The climax seemed to just pass by & then I was disappointed with it. Tbh I really thought there was some sub plot going on with Deckland that 110% I was there for! Lol I'm sure you could read that in a number of ways given the way the author made Jax unreliable.

night_shift Your glasses are cute and so is your doggo! 8mo
Andrea4 @night_shift oh thank you! One of my oldest pairs that I love so much! And yes he is extremely cute...and he knows it 😜 8mo
night_shift You're welcome! Something about those nice worn in ones. Looks like a sweet cuddlebug! 8mo
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The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo
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"my body was a problem"
I'm walking and listening with some tears in my eyes because I don't know any woman who hasn't felt this way. Maybe not specifically in the context of X, i.e. being sexualised by men at a young age when it is unwanted, but just in general. How young we get taught that our bodies are problems to always be fixed, tweaked, solved, worked on, etc. That's just fuckin' sad.

Bookzombie It is! 8mo
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Gratuitous "sad" puppy photo.
This book was interesting, not the best, but definitely enough to keep you interested. A few times I was worried it would get a little too gorey but it stops just before that line (for me anyway). I feel like I at least half knew what the outcome of this was going to be and also that my compassion for pretty much all the characters was low, minus one or two.

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In Cold Blood | Truman Capote
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I could have powered through finally but really I just didn't want to. And this isn't the first time this hold has come in. So I give up. Because obviously I did not find this captivating enough to finish.

Sharpeipup I‘m struggling with it too. A friend‘s daughter is reading it for school and asked me for help but I do not enjoy his writing style. 8mo
Andrea4 @Sharpeipup I totally fell in love with his writing with his short stories but this...I don't know, I think it just dragged too much for me. 8mo
FantasyChick I have this one but I don't think I've ever picked it up. 8mo
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Andrea4
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Still a pick though of all the Highsmith I've read it wasn't my favourite. This time I was more annoyed and put off by the constant inner monologues (whining? Lol) of the main male characters.
I do love how Highsmith so deftly gives the reader a clear picture of what is happening while simultaneously revealing how her twisted main characters (mis)perceive things.

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Attention #ReadersGoneRogue !!
Ok, here's a mix. 3 fiction, 3 non fiction. I think I'm rooting for the occult mind, parallel myths, or one of the fictions the most 🤣 but vote away! Or veto away! Whichever is easier!
Actually I feel like @BookishTrish said she'd read BHPB, but I could be misremembering 🤔
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FantasyChick Oooh I'd be down for Occult or the Sarah Waters for sure! 8mo
Andrea4 @FantasyChick yea, love these choices! @BookishTrish what about you? 8mo
BookishTrish Ive read the Sarah Waters but am happy with all the others! 8mo
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Andrea4 @BookishTrish @FantasyChick perfect, The Occult Mind it is!!! Right up my alley for continuing with my tarot studies too!! Should we start in April or is that too soon? 8mo
FantasyChick I could probably swing April. 😊 8mo
BookishTrish Sure 8mo
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Hey #ReadersGoneRogue @FantasyChick @BookishTrish don't be strangers!! 🤣
I miss our postal book club. Anyone interested in trying again...or maybe finishing our last round and starting a new one? 😜

BookishTrish I was just thinking of you both! Trying to remember what books I have of whose (and failing). I‘m up for a reconnect! 8mo
Andrea4 @BookishTrish witchy moment! 🧙‍♀️ I think @FantasyGirl had Lighthouse keeping by Winterson and maybe yours too? I don't quite remember but I think she got back logged! 8mo
BookishTrish Ooh I think I have 8mo
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BookishTrish It‘s me who got backlogged! I‘ll dig it out of one of the random piles of books! 8mo
Andrea4 @BookishTrish haha alright! Well I know either way it's in good hands! I've definitely gotta make some headway on some physical books on my shelf, so I'm always up for another round! 8mo
FantasyChick Ooooh yes!!! I was just thinking about you guys the other day! But then I got distracted 🤣 I'm going to start working from the office again soon so I'll have free (ish) time again to read so I'd be up for another round! I've stress bought enough books in the last year that I have lots to choose from 🤣 8mo
FantasyChick @BookishTrish I DID send you out the last rounds books, right? My mind tells me sometime around Halloween? Or Remembrance Day? Before Christmas I'm sure. I don't think I have any here now but just tell me if I need to start looking 😅 8mo
Andrea4 @FantasyChick haha I think @BookishTrish has them. And woo for having reading time again! 8mo
BookishTrish Let the search…. Commence! 8mo
FantasyChick Yay!! Just let me know when you want to get another round started Ladies! I'll set some choices aside 😊 8mo
Andrea4 @BookishTrish @FantasyChick we could maybe start reading in April? 8mo
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This Sweet Sickness | Patricia Highsmith
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Well obviously I loved this one since it took me 3 sittings and about 2 days to finish haha.
I could definitely see similarities to The Talented Mr Ripley, which I also loved! Highsmith really has a way of showing you the twisted workings of a twisted mind.

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This Sweet Sickness | Patricia Highsmith
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Apparently it's my five year litsy anniversary!!!
Yesterday I started another Highsmith audio and made a decent beginning on this Ursula Villainous puzzle. Since it's very and rainy today I'll probably just continue.

Prairiegirl_reading Happy Litsyversary!!! 9mo
Gissy Happy Litsyversary! 🎉🎉🎉📚📚📚👏👏👏 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy Litsyversary 🎊📚🎉 9mo
SilversReviews Happy Litsyversary!! 9mo
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Don't Look for Me | Wendy Walker
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Puppy photo bomb!
Finished this audio today. Actually went through this one pretty quickly (less than a week) without losing track or getting bored. It wasn't amazing. The resort at the end i didn't see coming but I didn't find it overly believable either.

wanderinglynn So cute! ❤️🐶 9mo
Andrea4 @wanderinglynn that he is! And he knows it!!! 9mo
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Finally started back into this book! On a mini-vacay this weekend and though it's still chilly in southern Ontario, things are warming up so it was time for some very bundled up, fire side reading. Lake in background is Erie and on the other side we can see Toledo, Ohio. 👋

ShelleyBooksie Jelly. Beautiful spot 9mo
Andrea4 @ShelleyBooksie it really was! So cozy and zen there, I could finally relax! 9mo
janeycanuck I‘m south western Ontario and thought about heading outside to read yesterday but the wind was too much where I was. Soon, though!! 9mo
Andrea4 @janeycanuck yea, technically this was Saturday so less wind for sure-yesterday was crazy! 9mo
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Tea for Three | Laura Childs
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Someone's getting trustworthy enough to spend some quiet, reading time on the bed 😯
Also, funny this is set in Charleston as was the Siddons I just finished and it also mentioned Sullivan's Island. Tbh thought that was made up in Islands, didn't really think to check if it was real, lol.

GondorGirl He's gotten so big! 🧡🧡 10mo
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Islands | Anne Rivers Siddons
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Someone was being very sucky and needing attention while mom puzzled and listened to this audiobook. 🐕
Third Siddons and I still like the House one best, but this was second. She can really write about friendships and develop characters (and atmosphere/settings) well.
Also this one had one hell of a plot twist I was not expecting and one I feel points towards another genre she could have written in.

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Sanatorium | Sarah Pearse
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Why show the audiobook when you can show the puppy??!! Lol
Also, not really anything good to say about this book. The narrator's trauma/memories situation seemed very superficial and fake, the "twist" at the end may as well have been "aliens landing and did it" b/c it was so unconnected which also means you have to suffer through the evil villain's step by step break down of how they did it. Also the epilogue? Is this going to be a series? Pass.

FantasyChick You have more discipline than me. I couldn't even make it to the half way mark on this one. Also...ALWAYS show puppy pictures!!!! 😍😍😍 10mo
Andrea4 @FantasyChick LOL honestly it probably did help that I was walking him most of the time so my attention was split; should have clued in to why it didn't seem like I was missing anything hahahha! At the twist, I almost literally threw my hands up and returned it right then and there! 10mo
TheSpineView Puppy pictures are the best! 10mo
Andrea4 @TheSpineView I agree 🥰 10mo
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Sanatorium | Sarah Pearse
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Current audiobook as I go on walks with this floof!
He's getting a little easier to manage on walks which means I can listen to an audiobook reasonably well!

Gissy 🐶 ❤️❤️❤️cute! 10mo
Cortg Audiobook-dog walking is the best! Your fur baby is precious ❤️ 10mo
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Andrea4
Mexican Gothic | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Mehso-so

First, how can anyone get any reading done with THIS FACE staring at you??!!
Ok, so being on walks with a puppy, I was interrupted/distracted a lot. Still, I knew what was going on so I feel that says something about how it dragged, it felt like nothing "got anywhere." And I felt really no suspense, or horror, fright, etc.
And then it just got weird, and kind of confusing. More below ⬇️

Andrea4 And I know there was classicist and feminist discussions in this but they felt contrived and also then confused within themselves (especially when talking about the power dynamics). Anyway, probably unpopular opinion but I just didn't get that lovely gothic vibe. 10mo
Tamra Face! 🤗 10mo
Andrea4 @Tamra it really makes working from home hard!!! 10mo
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wanderinglynn So cute! 💜🐶 10mo
ShelleyBooksie Beautiful pup 10mo
Andrea4 @ShelleyBooksie thank you! 10mo
Kimzey Puppies are the best distraction! I agree with your review. For me the story just got muddled and ridiculous. 10mo
Andrea4 @Kimzey glad I'm not the only one! 10mo
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