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JacqMac

JacqMac

Joined May 2016

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1. Anne of Green Gables. I still love it.
2. A dark and rainy day.
3. My phone. I love being able to send a quick text, just to check in with someone.

Thanks for the tag @Eggs
#WondrousWednesday

Eggs #3 so true! It closes the gap❤️ 1mo
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Audio-walk with David Sedaris. I love him. Most of our #leaves are on the ground now. And some are under snow and ice. Nobody told these geese that it‘s time to leave.
#GratefulHarvest @Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful!! Snow and ice already 😳🥶 1mo
Eggs Looks chilly there😳🥶😶 1mo
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The Silver Bough | Lisa Tuttle
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This book came to mind as soon as I saw #apples
I loved it so much.
#GratefulHarvest @Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That‘s a beautiful cover! 1mo
Eggs Gorgeous ❤️🍎🥰 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Oh my!! That‘s gorgeous! 1mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Is it as good as it is beautiful? I think I need it in my life!! 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Where did you get this edition? 1mo
JacqMac @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I liked it a lot. This copy came from Amazon. 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @JacqMac ok thank you!! 🤎 1mo
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This has become the year of the chunksters for me. I‘m starting these two today. They were calling to me. I‘m still working on War and Peace. That one might take another year. lol

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This weeks total for scarathlon: 2284
Monthly total: 6731
#20in4 total: 22:24
Readathon totals for the whole month: 80:15
@StayCurious Thank you for being a wonderful hostess. Especially with a brand new baby. It was a ver fun October.
#spookoween @TheSpineView #wickedathon @Andrew65 #TeamHendrix

TheSpineView Great job! 1mo
Andrew65 A brilliant time, well done. 👏👏👏🙌🥳🥳🥳🍾🥂😍👍😊 1mo
StayCurious Thank you for playing! Great job! 1mo
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The Book of Accidents | Chuck Wendig
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This was so good. Kind of Stephen King-ish. It probably could have used more editing, but I couldn‘t put it down.

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The Book of Accidents | Chuck Wendig
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I can‘t seem to get warm today. I‘m going to finish this book though. And before I have to help the kid study for a physics test. Eww… physics. Thanks to this book, I‘m also going to surpass 20hrs.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious
#20in4 @Andrew65 #spookoween @TheSpineView #wickedathon

Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏🙌 And good luck with the physics! 1mo
TheSpineView Sounds great 1mo
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Night Shift | Stephen King
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Classic King. I usually hate short stories, but I absolutely loved this one.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious
#20in4 @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 1mo
rretzler The cover on that edition isn‘t nearly as creepy as the original! I really liked the stories as well! 1mo
JacqMac @rretzler I don‘t think I like the covers of the new editions of his old books. They all kinda look like this. 1mo
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The Book of Accidents | Chuck Wendig
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I started a new book when I went to bed last night. Because when isn‘t that a good idea? Now I‘m tired. But I‘m having trouble putting it down.
#scarathlon #TramHendrix @StayCurious
#20in4 @Andrew65 #spookoween @TheSpineView #wickedathon

Andrew65 Looks good. 1mo
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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We have some winter yuck blowing in tomorrow, so it feels like a great weekend for a readathon. And it‘s a great way to squeeze in some extra points for #scarathlon
#20in4 @Andrew65 @StayCurious

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 1mo
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My Heart Is a Chainsaw | Stephen Graham Jones
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I should be loving this book. It has all the things I love. But I‘m halfway through and I‘m so bored. I can‘t seem to connect with it. It might be a bail. I‘m going to take a break from it and see.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

TheKidUpstairs I couldn't connect to this one either. I ended up bailing. So disappointing after loving 1mo
BoleyBooks I had a similar experience with this book. 1mo
JacqMac @TheKidUpstairs @BoleyBooks I‘m glad it‘s not just me. But it really is disappointing. 1mo
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#Scarathlon weekly points 1043. I did better than I thought. Weekly readathons 16 hours on the clock. Finished 2.5 books for #OutstaningOctober so almost hit that goal.
@StayCurious @Andrew65 #spookoween @TheSpineView #wickedathon

TheSpineView Fabulous 1mo
Andrew65 Brilliant, thanks for taking part. 👏👏👏🙌🥳🥳😍🍾🥂👍 1mo
StayCurious Amazing Job! 1mo
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My Heart Is a Chainsaw | Stephen Graham Jones
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Andrew65 An interesting combination of film and book. 1mo
TheSpineView I love having alone time 1mo
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Night Shift | Stephen King
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Andrew65 Looks like a great plan. 2mo
TheSpineView Good plan 2mo
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The Hills Have Eyes: The Beginning | Jimmy Palmiotti, John Higgins, Justin Gray
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This week has been crazy. I‘m hoping to get some reading in this weekend. I only have four hours on the clock for the whole week. But first a relaxing movie night with the hubby.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

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🦇 I keep trying, but I‘m not very good at it.
🦇 I haven‘t had as much time as I would like. Life keeps happening.
🦇 That one friend, who always hears me and knows just what I need.

Please play.

Thanks for the tag @EadieB
#WondrousWednesday @Eggs

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💛💛💛 2mo
EadieB You‘re welcome! Thanks for participating! 2mo
Eggs # 3 ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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Just as good as the first one. I keep trying not to read them too fast, because I don‘t like waiting for the next volume. But there‘s a cliffhanger….
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious
#OutstandingOctober book #1 I‘m slow this time around. @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 2mo
AkashaVampie I love the cover 2mo
JacqMac @AkashaVampie Me too. The artwork is very nice. 2mo
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1. I love books with witches. All of them. But wizards are ok.
2. It‘s hard to choose, but probably The All Souls trilogy. All four of them. lol

If you‘d like to play, consider yourself tagged.
Thanks for the tag @EadieB
#TwoForTuesday @TheSpineView

EadieB You‘re welcome! 2mo
TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 🖤🧙‍♀️ 2mo
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This week was so busy I didn‘t get as much reading in as I was hoping. But every point counts. Final score for the week: 612 pts
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

StayCurious Every point does count! Great job! 2mo
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Night Shift | Stephen King
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I normally don‘t read short stories. I always find them too… short. But I have been watching Chapelwaite and I have never read Jerusalem‘s Lot. So fixing that with today‘s #bookmail
#Scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

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It was a bad reading week for me. Next week isn‘t looking much better. But I‘m hoping this will keep me motivated. And help with my points. I usually aim for three books. We shall see. But first I have to help the kid with chemistry and math. Ugh.
#OutlandishOctober @Andrew65
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

Andrew65 I‘m struggling to get back in to a reading habit after my illness. Hope this helps both of us. Good luck. 😊👍 2mo
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I love Grady Hendrix. He is creepy and gory, but always so campy. As expected, I loved this one, too. I will read anything he writes.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

TheLudicReader Those rats. 2mo
JacqMac @TheLudicReader So creepy! 2mo
Mommamanzi I toooootally was not expecting this book to turn out the way I did. Part of me loved it and part of me is still in shock haha. 2mo
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Final Destination 2 | Nancy A. Collins, Natasha Rhodes
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I‘m not finding much reading time this week. I watched four Final Destination movies while cleaning the house and doing laundry and all those sorts of things. They have the best death scenes. lol
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

Emilymdxn Love those movies! 2mo
quietjenn I'm such a sucker for these movies 😆 2mo
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It was a good holiday with the family. Watched Constantine with hubby. Now I‘m going to do some before bed reading. The readathons are going well.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious #necronomathon @Patchshank #spookoween @TheSpineView #wickedathon

TheSpineView Well done! 2mo
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Weekly #scarathlon wrap-up. No fancy spreadsheets from me. I‘m afraid you get my tea stained notes.
2792 pts for #TeamHendrix
@StayCurious

StayCurious Haha still more organized than me! Great job! 2mo
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Carrie | Stephen King
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We are having a Stephen King movie marathon while making thanksgiving dinner. Carrie and Pet Cemetery so far. The Shining is up next. I‘ll get a little reading in once dinner is over and everyone is full.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego That's a Thanksgiving tradition I can get behind. 🧡🦃📚💀 2mo
DebinHawaii Love this!!! 🤣🤣🤣 Happy Thanksgiving! 🍽 2mo
Bookwormjillk 😂😂😂 2mo
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BiblioLitten Happy Thanksgiving! 😊 2mo
marleed Oh how fun! Happy Thanksgiving! 2mo
Bookzombie 😂😂 Happy Thanksgiving!!! 2mo
Leftcoastzen 😁👏 2mo
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Midnight Mass | F. Paul Wilson
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We binged this over the past couple of days. It‘s so good! The writing is really brilliant. Now back to my reading….
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

Jaimelire Will have to check this out. 2mo
4thhouseontheleft We started watching on Thursday! Only one episode so far though, since Maya is now getting first choice on what to watch together since she has to quarantine. Can't wait to watch the rest of them! 2mo
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I‘m working on some holiday baking for this Thanksgiving weekend, and watching lots of scary shows on the laptop. I can‘t wait to dig into this cranberry tart. I think I‘ll use the extra egg whites to top it with a meringue, but it‘s such a pretty colour. I love a food holiday! Getting points while I work. :)
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

Read-y_Picker That's beautiful! Now I want one!
Happy thanksgiving!
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reading_rainbow Great color!! 2mo
Trashcanman Pretty 2mo
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kellyann28 This looks SO GOOD! 2mo
Tamra I love cranberries! Do you have a recipe link? Happy Thanksgiving. 😄 2mo
JacqMac @Read-y_Picker @reading_rainbow @Trashcanman @kellyann28 It is as tasty as it looks. 2mo
Tamra @JacqMac thank you! 2mo
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The Invited: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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I always like Jennifer McMahon. This wasn‘t my favourite of hers, but I still liked it. It was a bit easy to predict. But I enjoyed her spin on a ghost story. It was more comforting than creepy.
#scarathlon #TeamHarkness @StayCurious
17:55 on the readathon clock #necronomathon @Patchshank #spookoween @TheSpineView #wickedathon

TheSpineView 👍📖 2mo
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My daughter has today off. I only watch this show with her. We are trying to catch up. I‘m afraid she gets her love of darkness from me. Oops. This isn‘t my favourite season, but it isn‘t the worst. Yet.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

books_and_tea Awesome:)! I actually wasn't too big a fan of this season. And I'm the most obsessed AHS fan lol. Would be nice to see what you think as you get further:). 2mo
Bianca It isn't my favorite season of AHS either. 2mo
MaleficentBookDragon I know 1984 gets a lot of hate but I 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤 it. It was fun, campy, and spoke to my killer camp love. I also really liked Hotel. I‘m an oddball I guess. 2mo
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I have been feeling icky for a couple of days. I haven‘t been able to do much, so I have been watching some movies. The Craft is still so good.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

AkashaVampie Have u watched the new one? I still need to. 2mo
JacqMac @AkashaVampie Not yet. It‘s on my list. I hope it‘s good. 2mo
AkashaVampie @JacqMac 🤞🤞🤞 me too 2mo
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The Invited: A Novel | Jennifer McMahon
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I‘m suffering from a book hangover and I couldn‘t decide what to read next, so hubby pulled one from the stack for me. It‘s a cold and dreary day here. I‘m feeling a little cold and dreary, too. This should fit.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

DGRachel That‘s on my list for this month! 2mo
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EMPIRE OF THE VAMPIRE. | JAY. KRISTOFF
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So good! Just so, so good! I don‘t know why I have never read Jay Kristoff before, but I have a serious need for more of him now. And I hope he doesn‘t take too long to write the next one. I‘m going to have a hangover from this one.
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious
8:46 on the clock for #spookoween @TheSpineView #necronomathon @Patchshank #wickedathon

TheSpineView Awesome! 2mo
wildwoodreads I‘m ready this right now and I‘m obsessed 2mo
BookBelle84 His Lifelike trilogy is one of my favourites! 2mo
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TrishB 😁👍🏻❤️ agree 2mo
JacqMac @megzlynn I really loved it! 2mo
JacqMac @BookBelle84 Thanks. I‘m going to look that up. 2mo
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I had the hardest time making this into a photo. My brain isn‘t working today. lol Anyway, game 1: 170 words for 1700pts. #scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

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We binged this over a few days. It was pretty good. But I‘m not sure how I feel about that ending…
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

Kimberlone Just started watching. On episode two! 2mo
JacqMac @Kimberlone It‘s pretty dark. But I really like dark. lol 2mo
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A History of Horror | Wheeler W. Dixon
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We are having a lazy Sunday. Three episodes of History of Horror. I love this show. And it‘s making my must watch horror movie list really long.
#scarathlon @StayCurious

Sleepswithbooks Love this!!!!! 2mo
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EMPIRE OF THE VAMPIRE. | JAY. KRISTOFF
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Readathon time so far. I am writing it down, too. For when I accidentally hit the reset button. There is a very likely chance I will hit the reset button sometime in 31 days. I am really hoping I get the time to finish this book today.
#scarathlon @StayCurious #TeamHendrix
#necronomathon @Patchshank #spookoween @TheSpineView #wickedathon

TrishB Very different cover to mine! 2mo
JacqMac @TrishB I almost always think British covers are always prettier. I‘m jealous. lol 2mo
TrishB I like this one too 😁 2mo
TheSpineView Way to go!🖤📖🖤🧛‍♂️ 2mo
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EMPIRE OF THE VAMPIRE. | JAY. KRISTOFF
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My #night cup. The windows light up when you fill it with something hot. Tonight it‘s full of hot chocolate, while I watch spooky shows and read a good book.
#scarathlon photo challenge.
 @StayCurious @Linsy

mdm139 I was going to use this cup for the photo prompt too. Lol. 2mo
JacqMac @mdm139 Lol I love it. But I‘m a little sad that it‘s starting to peel. 2mo
Read-y_Picker Love that cup! What are you watching? 2mo
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JacqMac @Read-y_Picker We are watching Squid Game on Netflix. On episode 2 and it isn‘t bad. 2mo
ferskner Ooooooo this fills me with glee! I'm jealous that you can watch and read at the same time. 2mo
StayCurious That‘s a great mug! 2mo
Linsy Oooh, I love that mug!!! 🖤 1mo
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Doom Patrol by Gerard Way | Gerard Way, Nick Derington
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Zombie episode of Doom Patrol. I think I have a crush on Cliff. I‘m also trying to get in some readathon hours, but it‘s harder on the weekend with everyone interrupting me. Maybe once they are asleep. This is why I‘m always tired. lol
#scarathlon #TeamHendrix
@StayCurious

StayCurious Ah real life does tend to get in the way… 2mo
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Beware the Wolfman | Francine Pascal, Kate William
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#scarathlon photo challenge #black I love a good gothic horror movie. And a Friday movie night with my hubby.
#TeamHendrix
@Linsy @StayCurious

StayCurious Ooh spooky! 2mo
Linsy 🖤 1mo
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Doom Patrol by Gerard Way | Gerard Way, Nick Derington
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Hubby and I are watching Doom Patrol. I love this show! There are lots of ghosts and supernatural things this episode. I like it when I can fit some family time into #scarathlon
#TeamHendrix
@StayCurious

StayCurious Cool! Great way to start October fun! 2mo
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EMPIRE OF THE VAMPIRE. | JAY. KRISTOFF
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Reading with breakfast. This book is sooo good. Happy #scarathlon #TeamHendrix #Spookoween #necronomathon I‘m so excited for this month!
@StayCurious
@TheSpineView @Patchshank

TheSpineView I want to read this one badly! ❤🧛‍♂️ 2mo
Bookworm54 I got this one but it‘s sooooo huge I‘m scared to start it 🤣 2mo
JacqMac @TheSpineView I‘m halfway and I never want it to end. 2mo
JacqMac @Bookworm54 😂 It‘s so good it really doesn‘t feel huge. I promise. 2mo
TheSpineView @JacqMac wonderful 2mo
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It‘s Truth and Reconciliation Day. My top three books by indigenous authors. One nonfiction and two fiction. But they all talk about resedential schools and/or generational trauma. And they are all very good reads. You‘ll learn something. EVERY CHILD MATTERS.

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My physical TBR stack for #scarathlon I also have a lot of ebooks. I‘m a mood reader, so we will see how it plays out. I‘m looking forward to a lot of these tho.
@StayCurious @Clwojick #TeamHendrix

Cathythoughts Some good ones I want to read too 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
Clwojick Something is Killing the Children is so good! 🤍 2mo
JacqMac @Clwojick I loved the first one. I have been trying to save this one for October. Almost there! lol 2mo
StayCurious Looks spooktacular! 2mo
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EMPIRE OF THE VAMPIRE. | JAY. KRISTOFF
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I couldn‘t wait for October. But it‘s huge, so I‘m sure it will last into October, right?

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EMPIRE OF THE VAMPIRE. | JAY. KRISTOFF
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#Bokmail I am slowly adding to my stack for October and #Scarathlon Hubby is away for a few days. Shhh. lol
@StayCurious @Clwojick

reading_rainbow The empire of vampire book looks so good 😳 3mo
StayCurious Ooh, spooky! +50 early bird points 2mo
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Britt-Marie Was Here | Fredrik Backman
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“At a certain age almost all the questions a person asks himself are about one thing: how should you live your life?”
Backman made me cry. Again. He always tells a beautiful story.
#SuperSeptember I hit my goal of three books.
@Andrew65 @EadieB

EadieB Congrats 🎉 on hitting your goal of 3 books 📚 Backman is an excellent writer. He makes me cry 😢 too! 3mo
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Britt-Marie Was Here | Fredrik Backman
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I need to clean up my library. The chaos! But first I need to finish this book. Priorities.
#SuperSeptember
@Andrew65 @EadieB

EadieB I have a table that looks like that! Definitely finish your book 📚 first . I read and enjoyed that book! You‘re doing great with the readathon! 3mo
Tamra Tidying is overrated. 😏 3mo
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