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Joined March 2020

Picky reader. Expanding horizons slowly but unsurely. Montreal, Canada. Books, barks, Battlestar Gallactica. https://www.goodreads.com/read-y-picker
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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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Haven't done one of these in a couple of months... Finally got my reading groove back though so I'm ready to get back to the old TBR!
#BookSpinBingo

bthegood glad to see you back 🌞 2w
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The Angel's Game | Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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Still waiting for my hold on the tagged but I should get it in time. I really enjoyed the author's other work but wasn't able to get to this one when he was features in #AAM. #bookspin

And finally a push through the next doorway. Very exciting! I've been holding this series because I'm not ready to run out of them. #doublespin

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claudiuo Awesome authors both! Both of these books are on my TBR list. Someday... 😁 3mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Looks great!! And sorry you didn't get tagged this morning - you should be on the list now!! 3mo
Read-y_Picker @TheAromaofBooks Thank you! And no worries... 3mo
NikkiM5 Absent Dream was so good. It was the first book I read of the series (whoops out of order lol) but I was hooked and stared the series from the beginning. 3mo
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The Maidens: A Novel | Alex Michaelides
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Good morning and happy #WondrousWednesday all!

1. The tagged. I was just thinking I stacked a LOT of books this week... 🤦🏻‍♀️

2. No I haven't. I don't even know if I read one published in 2021 last year.

3. Currently reading Richard Osman's Thursday Murder Club. In French because I really want to do more of that this year.

Thanks for the tag @eggs! I hope you have a lovely day!

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Thursday Murder Club | Richard Osman
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I just figured out that the library requires an entirely different app for the French digital collection 🤷🏻‍♀️
My first hold finally came in and I‘m sure it‘s going to be a great one! Very excited to finally read this.

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Thanks for the tag @EadieB!

#Two4Tuesday
1. I would definitely travel backwards. Hands down. I think that travelling to the future and coming back would be terrifying. Imagine the feeling of helplessness, knowing what is to come... I realize this is a pessimistic way of looking at it.

2. Aren't many books some form of time travel? Most of my wobbly-wobbly time-wimey diversion is on the screen, if you catch my drift.

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 😊 3mo
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Well, first month of the #BFC2022 challenge started off well... unfortunately the virus had other plans and knocked me out of the game for a couple of weeks. Got my 7 books in, at least!

February goals:
📚7 (maybe only 6 - I have some chunksters on my TBR)
🏋🏻‍♂️ Still going to shoot for 30 x 4 to start
📱Cut down on time-wasting games
💤 No screen time 90 minutes before bed
🧠 Challenge myself to learn something new

wanderinglynn I‘m glad you‘re feeling better! And you had a great start! 🙌🏻💜 Keep up the progress. 4mo
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Death on the Nile (Poirot) | Agatha Christie
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#BookspinBingo and #20in4 January wrap-up!
Can't believe I pulled it off but 7 books for January even with a major slump. This readathon was just the sprint I needed to complete my goals!

And I actually got around to reading the book before the movie comes out!

Thanks @Andrew65 for hosting!

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Gideon the Ninth | Tamsyn Muir
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Finally finished this one. I found it a little tough to wrap my head around at first but I'm eager to read the next in the trilogy now. Solid 4⭐️.

Crocodile on the Sandbank was a pleasant discovery for #Foodandlit22 but the end blew it big time. Overall a good listen 3⭐️.

Library hold on Death on the Nile is about to lapse so I'm hustling on that one.
Tempests and Slaughter I may DNF audiobook because I'm just not that into it, even at 63%.

Read-y_Picker @wideeyedreader I'm glad I stuck with Gideon! I had been wanting to read it for so long it was just so complicated to get into. Tempests and Slaughter is not working for me though. Maybe because I'm listening while I work, I just keep glazing over whole parts and it's not really sticking. #NYWD2022 @monalyisha 4mo
wideeyedreader @Read-y_Picker I‘m so glad you like Gideon!!! It‘s one of my all-time favorites already, lol. Tempests and Slaughter is different, lol. No shame in leaving it! 4mo
Andrew65 Great progress 👏👏👏🙌 4mo
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Readathon storybook: Oshindonga & English | Dorian Haarhoff, Linekela Shipindo Moshindonga, Sarie Maritz
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It's time for my favourite reward at the end of a long month: 20 hours of reading time!! 📚🎁

#20in4 #Readathon
@Andrew65

Goals:
Finish my #NYWD2022 selection for January - Gideon the Ninth
Finish The Crocodile on the Sandbank for #FoodandLit22
Then read some more...!

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I don't know if January passed slowly or quickly but as people are already posting their February TBRs, here's mine.

Many MANY selections rolled over from January.
@wideeyedreader I've got another spot reserved for #NYWD2022 because you gave me such a great list and also library holds can be mighty unpredictable.
I'm struggling through Gideon still but it's starting to pick up and my only remaining goal is to finish it!

#Bookspin #Bookspinbingo

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Thanks for the tag, even though I'm a bit late to the game.

1. Bilbo Baggins, though I wouldn't mind being thrown into the mix at St. Mary's Institute of Historical research!

2. Anyone shady. I'd definitely be butting heads...

I realize I mostly read books about people who are loners lol none of that friendship stuff for me!

3. So many things! Right now grateful that my employer is allowing me to work from home for a while as I recoup fully.

Eggs How nice for you! #3 4mo
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Another one off my TBR. Again, why have I been holding on to this one for so long?! I feel very fortunate to have found 2 #slumpbusters in a row this month. They‘re going on the recommendation list for sure! #bookspin✔️ #doublespin✔️

TheAromaofBooks I really loved this one!! Haven't read the second book yet, though. 4mo
Read-y_Picker @TheAromaofBooks I‘m so glad there‘s a second one to dive into straight away! 4mo
TheAromaofBooks Yes!! The third is coming out this fall... I may wait to read the second one then! 😂 4mo
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The Fortune Teller: A Novel | Gwendolyn Womack
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I enjoyed this book so much that I kept putting it down! I got hooked very early on and wayyy too involved. It‘s my #bookspin for the month so ✔️ but it also took place partly in Egypt so pleasant surprise because I‘m still waiting for my #foodandlit2022 library holds.
And speaking of… homemade Egyptian falafel, pita, salad. I even made the tahini! And nowwwww food coma. Recipe links below ⬇️

LeahBergen This looks delicious!! 4mo
Butterfinger Looks and sounds amazing. 4mo
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Texreader That‘s brilliant!!! 4mo
Read-y_Picker @LeahBergen @Butterfinger @Texreader thanks! I love a challenge in the kitchen. Best way to spend a snowy Sunday (besides reading, that is…)! 4mo
Catsandbooks I love that book! And the food looks so good! 4mo
Dilara It looks delicious! 4mo
TheAromaofBooks When I read this one, I literally had to print off information about the different tarot cards because I was sooo lost! 😂 4mo
Read-y_Picker @TheAromaofBooks I remember that! I had meant to email you for the list… but I thoroughly enjoyed it just the same. 4mo
TheAromaofBooks haha yes I went through the effort of putting together Maggie Stiefvater's explanations that she had posted on IG - it ended up being worth it because for some reason I read like three books in a row that all had tarot cards as a big part of what was going on! 4mo
Read-y_Picker @TheAromaofBooks hah! I love when that happens! This summer I ended up reading How to Stop Time, The First fifteen Lives of Harry August and Resurrection Blues and was sooooo mixed up. Haven‘t gotten to Stiefvater yet but I will! I need to FINISH some series first. 4mo
Sapphire That all looks amazing! 4mo
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Gideon the Ninth | Tamsyn Muir
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Time for some hot lunch and #NYWD22!
Feeling a bit behind watching everyone post about having completed theirs already. 😭😭

wideeyedreader I hope you love it! 4mo
monalyisha @Read-y_Picker Don‘t worry! I haven‘t finished my first book yet, either. You‘re in good company (if I do say so myself). 😉 4mo
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The Fortune Teller: A Novel | Gwendolyn Womack
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First #BookspinBingo board of 2022!
Looks like I'm going to finally get around to this one!
Tagged is my #Bookspin
#Doublespin is A Deadly Education

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Key to Success: How to Be Successful and the Habits of Successful People | Angela Duckworth, Goal Setting, Self Discipline, Smart Goals
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Is the key to success accountability? Possibly, so here are my January #BFC2022 aspirations.

📚read/finish at least 7 books
🏋🏻‍♀️ complete 30 minutes‘ intentional exercise 4x per week
🥗 incorporate more veg into our meal plan. I‘m also going to try and do better about food waste.
📓bring back the bullet journal. Nothing gives me piece of mind like being able to take, cross off and refer back to notes.

@wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌🏻👏🏻 4mo
Read-y_Picker @wanderinglynn thank you! I‘ve been wanting to jump on this bandwagon for some time. Finally ready and off to a strong start. 3 hours of stand time left to close all my rings! 4mo
wanderinglynn Yay! 🎉 We‘re happy to have you join us. And what a great way to kick off this challenge! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
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Panpan

First book of 2022 done! And that‘s the only thing worth remembering of this one.
I found it very sloppy, the characters were obnoxious, barely any development there. Cozy mysteries are a pretty new genre to me but this one was just way below expectations. The premise of the series could be good. I‘d look at the next in the series to see if the author was able to polish up her storytelling at all.

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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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First #Bookspin list of the year!
I've got a few boooks still in play from last year that I need to get finished and also some new exciting challenges to look forward to!
@wideeyedreader you gave me quite a list to work with! Tons of variety and a few that I've already really enjoyed. Haven't yet decided which one I'm going to tackle first but I've got that copy of Gideon the Ninth that's been sitting in my library...

#DoubleSpin #Bookspinbingo

wideeyedreader I say definitely go with Gideon!! It‘s my favorite from 2021, well worth the read! (edited) 5mo
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Weather Almanac 2022 | Storm Dunlop
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Wishing all my fellow Littens a happy and healthy 2022!!!

Thanks to everyone who hosted and posted and contributed to making the last year a little less isolating. I'm so looking forward to seeing what the new year brings.

Ringing in the year with one of my favourite activities: updating spreadsheets, getting ready for some new and ongoing challenges, including #Bookspin etc..., #Foodandlit22 and #NYWD22.

My 2021 wrap-up is in the comments.

Read-y_Picker Books read: 59
#SeriesRead2021: 32 books, 18 new series started
#Pennyperpage total: $194.87 (though I did spend a BIT)...
#AAM21: 11 titles by 4 featured authors

Shoutouts to @TheAromaofBooks @TheSpineView @DariaZeoli @monalyisha @wideeyedreader @soubhiville @Texreader @butterfinger @booksandcats and of course my fave holiday hosts @clwojick and @staycurious
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Thank you for spinning along with me this year!! 5mo
Nute Happy New Year, Alissa!💜🥳💜I keep forgetting that I want to employ the Penny Per Page tactic for purchasing new books. Look how wonderful you did…$194.87 for the year. Wow! That‘s great!🤗 4mo
Read-y_Picker @Nute Happy new year! It ended up being pretty simple to keep track of. Just added a column to my over all tracker. And I swear it deterred me from spending. I think I only bought during swap season. Give it a try and good luck! 4mo
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Cloud Cuckoo Land | Anthony Doerr
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Found on my desk this morning. November 3rd and there goes my TBR already.. 🤷🏻‍♀️ Great to have some book people in your life!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve heard this is good! 6mo
Read-y_Picker @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks me too! I'm really excited for it. Just wasn't expecting it so soon! 6mo
monalyisha Hi there! Just checking in for #NewYearWhoDis #NYWD22. I'm hoping you can respond to the email that I sent with your match & your reading list, &/or that you could create a post about which books you're planning to read from their list. Trying to do my best to ensure 100% participation! Hope you're staying warm (& well-read)! 😉 6mo
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Bingo! | Rosemary Wells
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Ready to tackle the TBR!!! And no I‘m not over Halloween yet 👻🧛‍♀️🖤❤️
#bookspin #doublespin #bookspinbingo
Thanks @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Looks great!!! 6mo
bthegood 🎃👻 6mo
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The Count Counts Scary Things | Stephanie St. Pierre
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#Scarathlon2021 wrap up!
Week 4 brought in 1,510 points for an event total of 11,186 for #teamhendrix!

Thanks again to our fabulous hosts/team captains @StayCurious and @Clwojick and to all of the other fantastic hosts throughout the month!

Clwojick You did great this month! Thank you for joining us 🖤 7mo
StayCurious Amazing job! 6mo
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The Halloween Tree | Ray Bradbury
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One final one for #Halloween. It‘s also my #doublespin and gives me my first and only #bookspinbingo for October.
Last year I treated myself to a print copy of the tagged after listening to it for the first time. This year my treat was this Dracula nutcracker because it‘s the perfect mashup of my 2 favourite things! 🎃🧛‍♀️🩰🖤❤️
#scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix #screamathon2021 #spookoweenathon #wickedathon #ominousoctober #monstermash #roaringwolf

TheSpineView Fantastic 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay bingo!!! 7mo
Read-y_Picker @TheAromaofBooks for the life of me I can‘t remember how many points a bingo gets my team! 😣 7mo
TheAromaofBooks No matter which bingo board you are using, a bingo is worth 20 points and clearing the board is an extra 100 points. Also, BookSpinBingo counts as a readathon, so any hours spent reading books from your list get the readathon points as well!! 7mo
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November #bookspinbingo tbr. Feeling pretty much all of these right now. Now if you‘ll excuse me I‘d like to go back to enjoying what‘s left of October. I‘ll be indulging in some Halloween horror classics on TCM. For the entire weekend. 🦇❤️🎃🖤💀
#bookspin #doublespin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 7mo
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Devil and the Dark Water | Stuart Turton
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Thank you thank you thank you @ulrichyumiodd !!! Everything in the box is spot on and I‘m just so excited to dig in! 😁 The tote and the bookmarks are awesome and I can‘t wait to go to the office on Monday with a bone pen 🦴and freak someone out lol. The notebook looks like it belongs in a museum for real! 🏛🖤 and these books! They‘re going right into my November #bookspinbingo. Merci 🤩 🤩!!
#hhs #hauntedhallowswap

Read-y_Picker Big thank you too @wanderinglynn ! I‘m loving seeing everyone‘s swag this morning 🤩🖤 7mo
wanderinglynn Great box! Love those bone pens. 🎃🧡 7mo
Read-y_Picker @ulrichyumiodd and I‘m so pleased to finally meet a fellow Montreal Litten! I mean there had to be SOME… 7mo
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sharread The pens are so cool! 7mo
ulrichyumiodd So happy you like it!! 🧡🖤 7mo
ulrichyumiodd And YES! Montreal littens unite! Haha. 7mo
Read-y_Picker @ulrichyumiodd Happy New Year!
I just wanted to say thanks again for the swap. I read The Devil and the Dark Water in November but didn't post about it. I don't know if you've read it but it was a great mystery and I really enjoyed it. Not too sure about the end result but the dénouement was a lot of fun!
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ulrichyumiodd Happy New Year!! I actually haven‘t read that book, but I might in the future! The two books did look interesting. How are you holding up with the restrictions and all? 5mo
Read-y_Picker @ulrichyumiodd ugh I definitely have feeling about all this. I feel terribly for all those who have to close down again. I‘m sure the restos were really looking forward to New Year‘s Eve at least. I‘d been planning on a week in Rigaud with my fam but COVID had other plans and even though I ended up testing- I spent all week waiting for results. And then all this happened. I hope you got to enjoy the holidays! 4mo
ulrichyumiodd I‘m a student and I work either as a teacher‘s assistant or a teacher myself, so not knowing what is happening is awful. You‘re right about the restos! It must be terrible for them too. I was lucky enough to see my parents and my little brother for Christmas, but of course now I have no idea when I‘ll exchange gifts with my friends! I‘m sorry your week in Rigaud didn‘t happen. Such a mess, all of this. 4mo
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Bridge of Souls | Victoria Schwab
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One more down and I think my last for October's #aamveschwab. I enjoyed this one more than the first 2 of the series, and as a bonus I FINISHED A SERIES! I'll give it 3.75 stars but I don't think I'd read more Cassidy Blake if they come out.
No #bookspinbingo yet but I've still got a weekend!
#Scarathlon #TeamHendrix #Screamathon #Spookoweenathon #Wickedathon #SeriesRead2021

PaperbackPirate Congratulations on finishing a series! 7mo
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Shout out to the delivery guy who saw my little decor and started singing ‘This is Halloween‘ 🖤🎃💀❤️🤣🤣 he‘s new and doesn‘t realize that Jack lives in my office year-round lol.

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The Count Counts Scary Things | Stephanie St. Pierre
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Not my best week but 1,011 points for #TeamHendrix
#Scarathlon #Week3

Clwojick Awesome job! You're on fire! 🔥 7mo
StayCurious great job! 7mo
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Have I mentioned that I love puzzles? Thanks @StayCurious and @Clwojick for hosting this fantastic even once again! #scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix game 4 points 590

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The Near Witch | Victoria Schwab
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Is it just me or was anyone else bothered by the amount of 'touching' in this story? Lots of fingers being suddenly intertwined without there having been any character or relationship development. A cute read still 3.5 🌟
#aamveschwab #scarathlon #teamhendrix #spookoweenathon #wickedathon #outstandingoctober
#screamathon week 3 #hocuspocus and #ominousoctober #dontjudgeabook #roaringwolf

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Up next! I don‘t know how long I‘ve had this one. Or when I last picked it up. But pleasantly surprised to (re)learn that there‘s an intro by Neil Gaiman 🖤😎
#scarathlon #teamhendrix #screamathon
#necronomathon #spookoween #wickedathon #outstandingoctober

Andrew65 Looks interesting. 7mo
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The Tally Master | J.m. Ney-grimm
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Week 2 tally for #TeamHendrix #Scarathlon2021: 1,992 points!
Books finished: 3
Hours read: 22
Spooky movies, shows: 16
Week 2 game points: 150

@StayCurious @Clwojick

StayCurious Amazing job! 7mo
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Key to Success: How to Be Successful and the Habits of Successful People | Angela Duckworth, Goal Setting, Self Discipline, Smart Goals
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Keep seeing these posts around this time of year and now it‘s time for my very own!!
After last year I dared to set the bar a little higher for 2021 and even though I suffered a major slump over the first half, I‘ve made my Goodreads Challenge goal of 50 books with plenty of time to spare!
Thanks to everyone on here for your support and inspiration!

DieAReader Congrats & great job🎉💜 7mo
TiredLibrarian Hooray! 🏆🎉 7mo
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Just so good!
I haven‘t read any Lovecraft in years but it must have stuck with me because parts of this novel were just so beautiful and familiar. Lots of really disturbing s*** going on there too. I had goosebumps through much of it. A solid read, I‘m looking forward to watching the adaptation next. 4.5🌟
#scarathlon #teamhendrix # screamathon #necronomathon #spookoween #wickedathon #outstandingoctober #booklyreadathon

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 7mo
Patchshank One of my favorites ❤️ 7mo
TheSpineView Awesome! 👍📖 7mo
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So much for reading!
Somehow I got sucked into bingeing all 10 episodes of October Faction on Netflix.
Am I mad at myself? I don‘t know yet… 🤷🏻‍♀️
At least that‘s some points for #teamhendrix!
#scarathlon

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#OutstandingOctober time! So glad to have @Andrew65 back to host this event!
I‘m enjoying the tagged book so so much! About half way through and I‘m pretty much addicted. Here are some goals for the weekend to start.
🧡Finish the tagged
💜Finish These Violent Delights for the #SundayBuddyRead so I can stop falling behind lol
🖤 Finish Tunnel of Bones and move on to another #aam and snag a #bookspinbingo

Wishing everyone here a great weekend!!

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 7mo
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Tunnel of Bones | Victoria Schwab
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TheSpineView 🤩📖📚 7mo
TheAromaofBooks I'm hoping to read this one this month!!! 7mo
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The Broken Girls | Simone St James
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Another great ghost story from Simone St. James! Multiple story lines that intertwine and all come together so cleanly in the end. 2 women who attended a now-closed girl‘s school decades apart were found murdered. A good look at how the presence and absence of family can both negatively impact a life. But the grass is always greener…. The audiobook version was great. 4🌟
#teamhendrix #scarathlon #screamathon2021 #littenlisten #wickedathon

LeahBergen I liked this one, too. 👍🏻 7mo
TheSpineView Way to go!👍😊 7mo
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BiblioLitten This is my favourite by James💙 7mo
Read-y_Picker @BiblioLitten @LeahBergen yeah it‘s really fantastic! Went in a direction I never in a million years would have guessed. And there was nothing cheesy or gimmicky about it. Everything worked for me. She‘s definitely going to be an auto-read author going forward. 7mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 7mo
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Swapsies | Fiona Roberton
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Got the last item for my #HHS package yesterday so headed to the post office at lunch. Also found my box from @ulrichyumiodd waiting when I got in to the office! My boss is on an ordering spree and made away with it yesterday. Luckily he noticed my name before opening it!

wanderinglynn Yay! 🙌🏻🧡🎃 7mo
ulrichyumiodd Woohoo, I‘m glad it reached you safely! I was so surprised when the tracking showed that it got to destination the very next day! 7mo
Read-y_Picker @ulrichyumiodd Wow, yeah that's ridiculously fast! Go Canada Post, I guess lol. Also, thank you so much! I can hardly wait for opening day ! 7mo
ulrichyumiodd They somehow processed it overnight! I hope you‘ll enjoy everything! 🖤🧡 7mo
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Week 1 tally for #TeamHendrix #Scarathlon2021: 6,713 points!
Books finished: 7
Hours read: 39
Spooky movies, shows: 18
Week 1 game points: 3900

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StayCurious Wow amazing! 7mo
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Word Games | Joanadel Hurst
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3901 #teamhendrix #scarathlon2021 stopped myself at 2 pages for my own sanity lol

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The Broken Girls | Simone St James
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Andrew65 Loved this! 7mo
TheSpineView 👍📖 7mo
kplovesbooks I'll be the un-glow then. Lol. I have the very unpopular opinion that the book was just okay. 🤷 7mo
kimmypete1 Can't wait to hear how it is. I loved The Sun Down Motel. 7mo
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Pumpkinheads | Rainbow Rowell
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Can we just talk about how sweet this book is?!?! 🥰🎃🌽🥧🍭#moodread #halloween #treat #scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix #screamathon2021 #spookoweenathon #anywayyoureadathon #wickedathon

Emilymdxn I am in love with this book! Just reread it yesterday 7mo
Read-y_Picker @Emilymdxn this was my first time. I got so sad to find out that Josie and Déjà never spoke outside of the patch ? didn‘t even think it was a possibility given the dynamic between the two of them! 7mo
TheSpineView 👍📖🧡🎃 7mo
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#Thanksgiving weekend in Canada! I'll be visiting with family so don't know how it's going to play out for reading but I'll make some light goals for #anywayyoureadathon:
Progress on the tagged book for #sundaybuddyread
Read some classic horror from Poe and watch Vincent Price in The Raven for #screamathon2021 #scarepairs
And definitely have to get started on my #Bookspin selection and rack up more points for #scarathlon #teamhendrix

TheBookHippie ♥️♥️♥️ 7mo
kimmypete1 Thanks for joining us! Enjoy Thanksgiving! 7mo
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I've wanted to read this one for so long. Despite a few hiccups towards the end, I finished our #TeamHendrix #teamread for a whopping 870 points!
Much of this read like a spooky cozy, so I was REALLY thrown when the horror kicked into overdrive. Still, it's a pick for me and the audiobook version was super well performed.

#scarathlon2021 #screamathon2021 #wickedathon #bookspinbingo #littenlisten #spookoweenreadathon

KristiAhlers I LOVED this book. Quirky but a fun read. 7mo
Morr_Books Glad you enjoyed it! I am hoping my copy is available thru the library this weekend. 7mo
TheSpineView Fantastic! 🧡📖🖤🎃🧡 7mo
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 7mo
Read-y_Picker @Morr_Books Well, mostly enjoyed. In truth it was a soft pick. Having trouble with charming but overbearing, manipulative male characters lately. Just turns my stomach more than the gore. 7mo
Morr_Books @Read-y_Picker I can totally understand that. 7mo
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Is anyone else having trouble with this one? I've been listening to the audio version and absolutely loving it - until about 75%. I'm so uncomfortable right now, I keep having to stop it. 😣

Jgacreations It took me a while to get through also. 7mo
Enchanted_Bibliophile I eventually finished it, but can't say I enjoyed it. 7mo
wanderinglynn I second what @Enchanted_Bibliophile said. I finished it but I did not enjoy it. 7mo
Read-y_Picker @Enchanted_Bibliophile @wanderinglynn Yes, i kind of agree but I enjoyed so much of it maybe I'm just too much of a wuss for the really scary parts? There were definitely other aspects that rubbed me the wrong way too, but I tried to just brush them off for the most part. One that comes to mind was to always mind your husband and never ask why. I personally just can't abide by that attitude but I understand it's out there... 7mo
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City of Ghosts | Victoria Schwab
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So… finished the tagged book last night. It was a bit juvenile for my tastes abut still creepy. Woke up this morning and had to snap this picture on my way in to work. Did I die in my sleep? Can I see the veil now?
#nofilter #haunted #scarathlon2021 #TeamHendrix #Screamathon2021 #aamveschwab #seriesread2021 #wickedathon

Soubhiville That‘s weird! 7mo
TheSpineView Great job! 👍📖 7mo
Read-y_Picker @Soubhiville it's a very October day but I've never seen anything like this here 7mo
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Been holding on to this one all year waiting for #scarathlon2021!
It‘s also my #bookspin pick, though I haven‘t started yet.
#monsters @Linsy #scarathlon #photochallenge #TeamHendrix @StayCurious

wanderinglynn Sounds awesome! 7mo
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The Night Ocean | Paul La Farge
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Thanks to @Linsy for this #scarathlonphotochallenge!
Today‘s prompt is #night and helped me find a strong contender for one of those Free bingo spaces this month!
Pictured with Sleepytime Sadie and her Teddy 🧟‍♀️🧸🖤💜
#TeamHendrix

Sleepswithbooks Great photo!! 7mo
StayCurious So spooky! 7mo
Linsy Nice and creepy! 🖤 7mo
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Caught up on my chapters of the tagged book for October‘s #sundaybuddyread.
Now to catch up on some episodes of my latest guilty pleasure. JK no guilt here at all!!
#surrealestate #scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix #sorrynotsorry

TheBookHippie ♥️ 8mo
StayCurious Cool! 7mo
bthegood Love this series 7mo
Read-y_Picker @bthegood me too! Sad I finished the season yesterday but it was a great episode! 7mo
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