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Scochrane26

Joined December 2018

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Dracula by Bram Stoker
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Death by Dumplings | Hope Callaghan
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I haven‘t finished my fave things about Fall. This is the 3rd but prob at the top of my list—my mom‘s Apple dumplings. She has a bunch of people she makes them for in my hometown, & I usually get 1 or 2. This yr, she gave me 4!!!😍😋 I need to learn how to make them. #scarathlon 5pts for #teamslaughter @Clwojick

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Anne of Green Gables | L M Montgomery
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Probably my favorite books from my childhood. I have the set, and several of them are very well-read. I didn‘t watch the miniseries all the way through but loved Gilbert. Maybe I‘ll re-read these next yr & try to find the old series. #chillingphotochallenge #green #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

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When I was in Savannah, I didn‘t have time to see this statue. Next time, I‘ll go to the museum. When looking up #voodoo, this book was listed, & I remembered Minerva, the voodoo priestess. #chillingphotochallenge @Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter

marleed I spent one weekend in Savannah years ago. I saw replicas of that statue in lots of little shops. I was compelled to buy the book. It,s by now well smashed in my TBR. I did watch the movie with Kevin Spacey playing creepy before he was, well, creepy! 1d
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My well-worn copy of GofF. First thought-why does Harry look so happy on the cover?
A funny quote I had forgotten: “It is Uranus, my dear, “ said Professor Trelawney, peering down at the chart. “Can I have a look at Uranus, too, Lavender?” Said Ron.
Another quote: “Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” -Dumbledore
#scaryscavengerhunt Book w/ witch and part of a series @Clwojick

Scochrane26 #scarathlon non-theme book (although I can argue that this is a mystery) for #teamslaughter @4thhouseontheleft #screamathon 2d
4thhouseontheleft Good point about HP's smile - he wasn't very happy in this book! 2d
Clwojick I'll give you the mystery points :) 22h
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Keep forgetting to post for week 2 of #BFCr4. Didn‘t do great this week, mainly my fault for poor planning. Only 2/4 days of exercise. Didn‘t track food, & I‘ve decided my Fitbit is dead because the company did app update & wants people to have to buy a new one. Will just track exercise & food, not daily steps. 5/10 books. @wanderinglynn
@Clwojick #scarathlon

wanderinglynn I'm going to delete that “only“ and rewrite your sentence to say “I exercised two days this week!“ (complete with exclamation point). Maybe your goal was 4 days, but you *actually did* 2 days and that's awesome! Because that's more than you might have otherwise done. So celebrate what you accomplished! 🎉 We set goals to stretch ourselves, not achieve perfection. You got this and you're doing great! One step, one day at a time. 2d
Scochrane26 @wanderinglynn thanks for the encouragement. I didn‘t even realize I phrased it that way. It‘s getting colder in my area, so this week, I‘ll be planning some alternatives to outside walking. 2d
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A 2nd thing I love about Fall/Halloween is our tradition of Candyball with youth group. It‘s a waste of Saran wrap, but the teens love it (after it‘s over & they‘ve stopped yelling at each other). They have to unwrap the ball, until the person next to them rolls a 6. They get to keep the candy they unroll, with a bigger prize in the middle. #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

Clwojick this sounds like it could be a lot of fun :) 2d
Scochrane26 @Clwojick it is fun. The kids get frustrated & competitive-it takes about 45 min to get through all the plastic. So, there was some yelling, then they happily traded candy after. 2d
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Marching Band | Frank Coachman
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First thing I love about Fall is marching band. My sister was in band for 3 yrs, then I joined and was in Color Guard during HS & college. Now, my closest college friend (we were both in color guard) has teens in band. One plays trumpet, the other is color guard. Their band is great, & I‘ll be at State next weekend cheering them on. They have a chance to win in their class. This is them last yr at finals (they were 2nd) #scarathlon @Clwojick

Clwojick Awesome! 2d
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Saw this way back on Labor Day weekend in Gatlinburg. Knew I would use it for Litsy at some point. #jack-o-lantern #chillingphotochallenge #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

Clwojick OH WOW! i love this! 2d
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Untitled | Unknown
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This wasn‘t in the Litsy database but is in GR. According to the synopsis, more issues were supposed to be published in 2018, but it doesn‘t look like they were. This is about a PhD student who is researching a box of bones (paranormal) that pops up during horrible times in African history. This first one was gory and angry. I liked that the woman gets revenge on the men. TW-rape, violence
Non-theme book for #teamslaughter

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This one has a lot more zombies and more fights. Another organization is involved. And a twist at the end. Comics aren‘t usually my genre, but I like these.
For the prompt of having a number in the title. Non-theme book for #teamslaughter
#scaryscavengerhunt @Clwojick #scarathlon #screamathon @4thhouseontheleft

kamoorephoto I‘m reading these too! 3d
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Sorry, just now getting this done. @Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter
G-kc and the sunshine band, N-Jimi Hendrix
D-Michael Jackson, K—Duran Duran, S—CCR
O-Mitch Ryder, B-Charlie Daniels band, H-Stevie Wonder, Q-Rick James, C-Boris Pickett
I-The Clovers, P-Meat Loaf, E-Blue Oyster Cult
J-Frank Sinatra, R-Eagles, M-AC/DC, F-Elvis,
A-Sheb Wooley, L-Santana

Clwojick 🖤❣️🖤 3d
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1. HP and the Goblet of Fire, Dracula
2. Going to read 2 GN, then I have to start on Miracle Creek for book club
3. The Moving Finger (Agatha Christie)
#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain
@Clwojick #scarathlon

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The Hunger Games | Suzanne Collins
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Was trying to find something that is from a different series than ones I‘ve already used for #gory. All of these characters died in the first book. Marvel‘s death was quick, but the rest were gory, esp in the book. This series has a lot of horrific deaths (RIP Finnick).
#scarathlon #chillingphotochallenge @Clwojick
#teamslaughter

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About 2 years ago, I read an izombie comic from library for a book challenge. When thinking about the #zombie prompt on #scaryscavengerhunt, I wanted to read more. Got this one from hoopla, then looked at my library yesterday to figure out which one I‘ve read. I had read the 2nd, so now that I‘ve read the 1st, things make a lot more sense. Pretty good comic. Already knew the show is completely different. @Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter

Clwojick I still havent seen the show, but i love these GNs 3d
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Halloweenland | Al Sarrantonio
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My sister and I many years ago. I‘m the little one. She‘s Batgirl, I‘m Catwoman. I wore that costume to play in (at least the cape & ears) for a long time. @Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter

Clwojick OHhhh! so adorable! i love it! 3d
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Halloweenland | Al Sarrantonio
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1. Can‘t remember that long ago. Maybe nerds.
2. Those gross orange-wrapped peanut butter chews. The cheap stuff.
3. Giving out candy with my sister at my house—14 yrs. Also making & eating pumpkin cookies-a tradition since childhood.
4. My Catwoman costume that my mom made me. I‘ll post the pic.
@Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter

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Fangirl: A Novel | Rainbow Rowell
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1. Always a difficult question. I went with something that has a happy ending, doesn‘t take too much brainpower, & has some romance.
2. Bare feet
3. Grand Canyon? Oak creek canyon?
4. Mayonnaise, meatloaf, the list goes on
5. No, but I might wear my Luna glasses.
#friyayintro @howjessreads @Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter

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Halloween Treats | Carolyn Haywood
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Got my last #halloweencardswap package today from @Rajea Thanks! @rather_be_reading @Clwojick

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Day 18— One of my favorite books to use with young kids in therapy. They usually like the masks & can learn and identify feelings. Cute #monsters. @Clwojick #chillingphotochallenge #scarathlon #teamslaughter

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Dear Martin | Nic Stone
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Just bought this on kindle. A great deal today.
@Clwojick #scarathlon

TrishB A good read 👍🏻 5d
rsteve388 I loved this read, it was a quick read. Please let us know how the audiobook is! 5d
kyraleseberg This book was just banned in my school district 😤 Definitely need to grab a copy, thanks for sharing!! 4d
Scochrane26 @kyraleseberg when I saw it on sale, I remembered your post because I had commented on it. The book has been on my tbr for a long time, but I also thought of your school district as I bought it. Hopefully, lots of others buy it, too. (edited) 4d
kyraleseberg @Scochrane26 I really appreciated your comments because I was (and still am!) so upset over it! Nic Stone has responded and says she wants to visit our county and meet with the kids to discuss the book and racism and offer free copies! I'm so hopeful this media coverage will ultimately lead to a positive experience. 4d
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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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I know I‘m a traitor to #teamslaughter, but I‘ve planned to read Dracula during October for several months. I tried to read it when I was a kid (think it was a kids version), got scared, & have been scared of vampires, with some exceptions, since then. Since I listened to Frankenstein last Oct, which wasn‘t scary, thought I would try audio for Dracula this month. So far, it‘s ok. #scarathlon @Clwojick

Clwojick 😂 😂 5d
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In Cold Blood | Truman Capote
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Day 17- I read this last yr for a book challenge, & it would be a perfect fit for this month‘s theme. Very #bloody crime (if I‘m remembering correctly). True crime isn‘t my usual genre, but this one is captivating.
#scarathlon #chillingphotochallenge #teamslaughter
@Clwojick

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Day 16- I don‘t have a book tagged that I‘ve read for today‘s #candy prompt. #chillingphotochallenge I do love candy and the game Candyland is a favorite. Today at work, we had a computer training, & my boss brought a big bowl of Halloween candy (not the one in pic). We were all excited! @Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter

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Wednesday's Child | Amanda Hewett
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1. I actually don‘t watch many Halloween movies, even though I love the holiday. It‘s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is always a favorite.
2. The hilarious things kids say
3. Being on summer staff for 2 summers at my church camp during grad school. My camp is a beautiful place, a safe space for many, & I still have strong bond with the 4 other staff. Hiking, playing, singing, laughing, crafting—it‘s a great job.
@Eggs #wondrouswednesday

Eggs #3!! How nice!!👏🏻🤗👏🏻 6d
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Hallowe'en Party | Agatha Christie
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Finished audio. Don‘t think this is Christie‘s best Poirot book, but it was still good. I knew a killer early on, but I never figured out how it all fit together until the end. It was a little repetitive at times as Poirot interviewed everyone. This is a book about Halloween-5pts
Fits the #scaryscavengerhunt prompts of being about Halloween and having a pumpkin on the cover. #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick
#screamathon @4thhouseontheleft

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Halloween Treats | Carolyn Haywood
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Got another #halloweencardswap package today. Thanks, @Kar2b Can‘t wait to open it!
@rather_be_reading

rather_be_reading yay! 🎃 6d
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Not being very creative today for #chillingphotochallenge because I already used a book from this series. This is the first in the MG series, but the cloak is a little scary (or maybe it‘s just me). The cloak sucks people in and traps them. #black #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

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On a Tuesday | L Thomas
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1. No, I actually prefer podcasts but will listen to a book if I‘m in the middle of one. Music is good, too.
2. I know of one but haven‘t used it. I want to put one at my church because it‘s a central area in my hometown. #two4tuesday @TheSpineView @Clwojick
#scarathlon

TheSpineView ❤📚🎧❤ 1w
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The Art of Theft | Sherry Thomas
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I‘ve wanting to re-read HP & the Goblet of Fire this month (but needed to read library books first) & decided to start it on Sunday even though I knew I wouldn‘t get it done before the tagged book came out. Didn‘t get much done last night due to a headache.
This is the other book besides Wayward Son that I‘ve been most excited about. Still going to finish HP first, but I‘m excited it‘s here! I pre-ordered it last February.
#scarathlon @Clwojick

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Eek! Halloween! | Sandra Boynton
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I had almost forgotten to put up my Halloween painting this yr. I made this a few yrs ago at Pinot‘s Palette, & it‘s one of my favorites. #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

Clwojick Love it! reminds me of Van Gogh's style. 😍 1w
Scochrane26 @Clwojick Pinot‘s does a lot of starry night paintings. I‘ve done at least 2 others because the style is fun to do. 1w
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Catwoman: Soulstealer | Sarah J. Maas
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Day 14- When I thought about #poison, Poison Ivy came to my mind first, even though I‘ve read several books lately that use poison. I haven‘t been into comic book characters in the past, but I really enjoyed the tagged book‘s characters & friendship that developed between Harley Quinn, Catwoman, & Poison Ivy. Of course, all the photos I found are specialized. 🙄
#chillingphotochallenge #scarathlon #teamslaughter
@Clwojick

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The Thirteen Problems | Agatha Christie
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Day 13-I‘ve had this on hold on Libby since September. Not sure why it‘s so popular compared to some of her other Miss Marple books, but I guess I‘ll find out at some point. #scarathlon #chillingphotochallenge #teamslaughter @Clwojick

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They Do it with Mirrors | Agatha Christie
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Another Miss Marple mystery. I liked this one but not as much as the previous two. It was a little more obvious, & I didn‘t love the characters. Still a pick though. #scarathlon #teamslaughter
2 pts for mystery, also a book that has a matte cover @Clwojick #scaryscavengerhunt
#screamathon @4thhouseontheleft

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@Clwojick weather today in my area (KY). Sunny, around 58, finally fall weather #scarathlon
#BFCr4 week 1 check-in:
My Fitbit isn‘t holding a charge. Unsure if it‘s because the app has updated or from where it was accidentally washed & dried recently. I can‘t track daily steps right now.
Didn‘t track food this week. Still working on finding a routine at a job that doesn‘t have a consistent schedule.
3/4 days exercise
3/10 books
@wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A great first week! But sorry your fitbit isn't working right. But 3 days of exercise is awesome! 1w
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Halloween Treats | Carolyn Haywood
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Got a package for #halloweencardswap. Thanks, @Come-read-with-me Now I have to wait. @rather_be_reading @Clwojick #scarathlon

Clwojick 🎃💌 1w
Come-read-with-me @Scochrane26 So happy it arrived!! Happy Halloween 🎃 1w
rather_be_reading waiting is so hard!! 1w
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Hallowe'en Party | Agatha Christie
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1. Started tagged book today on audio. Another Agatha Christie-They do it With Mirrors.
2. 5
3. Getting caught up on tv, easy reads like romance
#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain
@Clwojick #scarathlon

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Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders
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Day 12- Saunders writes some weird stories, and Lincoln in the Bardo is definitely strange at first. I liked it though; it hit the feels when Lincoln came to see his son and at other times during the story. Set in a #graveyard. #chillingphotochallenge @Clwojick #scarathlon #teamslaughter

Addison_Reads Great pick for this prompt. ☺ 1w
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Halloween Treats | Carolyn Haywood
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Going to end up posting a lot today. Sent out my #halloweencardswap packages (should be there tues or wed) and #basicwitchswap package (next sat)today. @rather_be_reading @Meaw_catlady @sprainedbrain #scarathlon

rather_be_reading awesome! 1w
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Made some snickerdoodles this morning for a friend while finishing tagged book. I had a hard time at first with the audio version because of all the names. This one is short stories, so it can be hard to keep up if your mind wanders. I enjoyed the short stories; there were a few funny times where Hastings yells at Poirot about being conceited. #scarathlon 2pts for mystery
@Clwojick #teamslaughter @4thhouseontheleft #screamathon

vivastory Yum! 1w
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I guessed some of the mystery but not much of it in this one. I usually just go along for the ride with Christie novels instead of trying to guess. There was some early suspicions and prejudice about “foreigners”, definitely still relevant today. There were several times that old ladies were called Pussy, which made me laugh. One certain line would be taken very differently now. 😂
This is a book over 200 pages for #scaryscavengerhunt @Clwojick

4thhouseontheleft That are definitely stereotypes and prejudices in some of Christie‘s books that have not aged well. Great review! 2w
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October Sky: A Memoir | Homer H. Hickam
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Day 11 -I don‘t normally put my house on social media, but you all aren‘t weirdos & love this pic of my trees. This was last year when almost all the leaves had turned. This yr, they‘re starting to turn, but with not much rain, they might not be as pretty.
I read the tagged book & its sequels back when it was published as The Rocket Boys. The movie was one of Jake Gyllenhaal‘s first. @Clwojick #scarathlon #chillingphotochallenge #october

Scochrane26 Also fits #screamathonphotochallenge today of autumn leaves. @4thhouseontheleft 2w
overtheedge Love the colors 2w
Clwojick Love those trees!!! 2w
Scochrane26 @overtheedge @Clwojick thanks! I love my trees. I have some tall ones in the backyard, too, but not as pretty. It‘s a pain to rake leaves in the fall, but they shade my house during summer. 2w
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The library in the county I live in is awesome. Today, I had to attend a meeting at library in the county I work in, & I realized I would have even more access to Libby books if I had a card for another library (plus, there‘s six branches). I‘m excited! More books and libraries!
#scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

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As soon as I saw #grim listed on the #chillingphotochallenge, I immediately thought of my favorite HP book. They talk about the Grim a lot in this book. #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

Kimberlone Same! 2w
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Skeleton Dance | Aaron Elkins
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I have been typing for about 8 hours today, an assessment about one family. Positive—I‘ve been at home in my pjs. Negative—I haven‘t moved much.
So, I decided to post a fun Halloween pic of my neighbor‘s yard. She always sets up an elaborate scene. This year, the skeletons are fishing in their UK basketball hats. I love seeing what she puts up every yr, this is just part of the yard. Kids love it. #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick

rather_be_reading love it! 2w
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Wanted a different reference for #raven than Edgar Allen Poe. I could only think of two other books I‘ve read that have ravens. One is Divergent, when Tris gets her tattoos representing the family she left behind. #scarathlon @Clwojick #chillingphotochallenge

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Witches | Roald Dahl
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1. Scarf 2. Sparrow 3. Skunk 4. Sally (practical magic) 5. Sloth 6. Skeleton 7. Sauerkraut 8. Snake 9. Snickers 10. Scarecrow
@Clwojick #teamslaughter #scarathlon

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Untitled | Unknown
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1. I have a few tbr lists, depending on where it‘s easier to write down. I have some in a note on my phone, & I usually put those on GR at some point. GR and Litsy are my main ones.
2. I read books for book club and library first, but I‘m often a mood reader. Sometimes I‘ll hear about a certain book & have to read it.
@TheSpineView #two4tuesday
@Clwojick #scarathlon

TheSpineView I think a lot of people are mood readers. 🧡😊🧡 2w
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The Graveyard Book | Neil Gaiman
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Was going to use this for a different prompt, but it‘s perfect for #ghostly, too. No Body lives with many ghosts. Love this book but do admit to feeling some suspense even though it‘s a kids‘ book. #scarathlon
#chillingphotochallenge #teamslaughter @Clwojick

overtheedge I just got it at the library. 2w
Gezemice It is a great book! Gaiman is always suspenseful and this is better if one does not want too much gore. 2w
ShelfRighteous It's my favorite book❤ Warmed my heart despite being set in such a cold place❤ 2w
Scochrane26 @Gezemice @ShelfRighteous I just read it a couple of yrs ago. I have been late in becoming a fan of Gaiman. I love it, just scared me because I wanted characters to be safe. It‘s a sweet book. I definitely would have been scared of it as a kid/teen. 2w
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I really loved this one. Miss marple didn‘t come into the story until late in the book, but I guess all the murders can‘t happen in her little village. Good characters & 2 romances. A good mystery & a lot of assumptions about women that cause men to overlook facts. #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick 2pts-mystery #scaryscavengerhunt -black cover

@4thhouseontheleft #screamathon
Book 1/10 for #bfcr4

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Chocolate 😍
Witches
Treat
Halloween party
Skeletons
Hand out candy
Corn maze
Funny costume
Neither—pumpkin cookies or bread
Walk alone in a forest
Black cats
Hot chocolate
Neighborhood—I enjoy handing out treats & seeing the costumes
@Clwojick #teamslaughter #scarathlon