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Tiyas7

Tiyas7

Joined May 2018

If I invite you to my birthday party, make sure you gift me a book (One that I haven't read already)
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Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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Heidi (Classic) | Johanna Spyri
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Don't look at me like my mum did when I bought a children's book.

But this book means something for me. I spotted this version with this brilliantly colored cover on Amazon.
And just could not resist myself.
Too much Nostalgia can be bad for your pockets.

The book is about Heidi, a young orphan girl and her story of making new friends, falling in love with the countryside. And the turmoils that ensures when she is taken away from there. 💕

wanderinglynn Love this story! ❤️ And I buy so-called “children‘s” books all the time. A story is a story no matter who the target audience. 6mo
DivineDiana I‘m looking at you as a kindred spirit. ❤️ 6mo
sudi This cover is amazing 😍 6mo
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Slajaunie Oh! I have not heard or read this story since I was a little girl! 💚 6mo
Tiyas7 @sudi Ikr?? It's so lively and perfectly captures the essence of the book!! 6mo
Tiyas7 @wanderinglynn Exactly!! 6mo
Tiyas7 @Slajaunie I guess I am still little 😂 6mo
Tiyas7 @DivineDiana Yess!!! 6mo
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Starstruck | Rachel Shukert
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And for once,
In a long cycle of
Failed starts and
Bitter coincidences.
It was that damn easy.

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(Just trying to share some of my writeups with the fam )

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The Mortal Instruments | Cassandra Clare
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This marks for a pretty cool visual.

#shadowhunters #mortalinstruments #cassandraclare

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The Mortal Instruments | Cassandra Clare
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'The Mortal Instruments Series' by Cassandra Claire.

This is technically the first time I am dipping my toes into the genre of YA / Modern / Urban Fantasy.

It follows Clary Fray (who interacts with a group of nephilim known as Shadowhunters) while also discovering her own heritage. The Shadowhunters protect the world of mundane people, from dark forces beyond their world. (Such as Vampires, Werewolves, faeries, ghosts and monsters)
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Serotonin I also recommend the graphic novel version (which just released its 2nd volume) 8mo
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A Moveable Feast | Ernest Hemingway
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A scenario, as perfect as it gets.

#ernesthemingway #love #quotes

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I stalked and had them in my wishlist for more than 3 years.
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As the inhumane winter emerges, like a raucous predator in the woods. (God, that sounded heavy!)
I seek shelter, in the comfortable hole in the ground, where lives the warm hearted Hobbits, not the most adventure loving folks, but brave enough to slay a dragon.
So, Happy Ending for me.
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P.s : And if you aren't a fantasy lover, then sorry, "You shall not pass".

#Lotr

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We need Fantasy in our life, Cause Reality is way to difficult.

What's 'Chamber of Secrets', without this 'Slytherin' bookmark?

I am back from this reading slump, and hiatus. And is currently re reading the Harry Potter series.

#potterhead #harrypotterforever

sudi Love the bookmark 💚💚💚 10mo
Tiyas7 @sudi You are a Slytherin? 10mo
sudi @Tiyas7 honestly i got all the houses as a result once or twice, but i've gotten Ravenclaw more times, so i just count myself as a Ravenclaw 💙💙💙😊 10mo
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Tiyas7 @sudi Yeah!! Housemates 😀. I have been sorted into Ravenclaw four different times!! From different websites, including twice on Pottermore. 💙💙💙 10mo
sudi @Tiyas7 are you a Ravenclaw too 10mo
Tiyas7 @sudi Yepp!!💙💙 10mo
sudi @Tiyas7 yay!!! 😃🙌 10mo
Tiyas7 @sudi Yeah!! I love Ravenclaw! And, I've got a fellow Housemate too🙌🙌 10mo
sudi @Tiyas7 Ravenclaws are Awesome 💙 10mo
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Apologies | Plato, Xenophon

Sorry, for being so Infrequent in Litsy, these days!!!🙏
I've been caught with my Exams & a terrible reading slump.
Have not been able to read much, and is mainly focused into books in bengali (My Mothertongue)...So, I haven't read any English books recently (& that's a shame).
Hoping to be back soon enough and be more frequent in Litsy.
Missing those great conversations with fellow readers, like @Bookwomble, @sudi,to name a few
✌☺

Tiyas7 @TheReadingMermaid I'm really trying hard to complete 'Salem's Lot' for our 3King BuddyRead in July, but I really can't guarantee 😳 12mo
TheReadingMermaid Don't worry about it sweetheart. It's just something to do for fun but if you can't do it there's no stress. Also don't forget there's two more months and two more books 😉 12mo
Tiyas7 @TheReadingMermaid Thanks for understanding☺ I'll try nonetheless 😉 12mo
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sudi We miss you too @Tiyas7 ,hope you're able to get over the reading slump and finish all your exams, good luck and hope you do well. 🙋😊👍 12mo
Tiyas7 @sudi Thanks a lot😊 12mo
Bookwomble Oops! That tag slipped past me - better late than never ☺ I imagine your exams agree over, and I hope they went well. I look forests to more interesting blurbs, quotes and conversations 😁 10mo
Tiyas7 @Bookwomble Haha! That was 2 Months ago!! And, I am midst of another exam now. But, I am out of that reading slump and feel much more positive. And, I always enjoy your blurbs, quotes and reviews, so I'll look forward to that😁 10mo
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How to Fall in Love | Cecelia Ahern
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I was surfing through Flipkart, and I found this review.
Seriously, seeing this made my day😂😂😂
Now, that'll surely make the list of 'What Not to give to your Crush'

s3xycake Or what to give to your girlfriend if you want to break up. 13mo
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Our Endless Needs | Lm Foster
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So true!!! There's Nothing called satisfaction in my greedy soul.
And also look at those red pages of old books😄

#oldbooks #greedyreader

Bronte_Chintz 🙌🏻🙌🏻 so true! 13mo
Tiyas7 @Bronte_Chintz 😃We're greedy, aren't we??😂 13mo
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The smell of old books😢😣💓

#oldbooks #grammared

CindyE09 😂😂😂 13mo
Jimmyash Brilliant!😂 13mo
JoScho ❤️❤️❤️ 13mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Love it! 13mo
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Siddartha | Hermann Hesse
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Finally bought 'Siddartha' & also 'The Great Gatsby', albeit in pocket book editions (sorry for that, I'm running short on money, and I have a greedy soul😧)
Let's see how 'Siddhartha' turns out to be✌
@sudi you suggested it.😄

sudi Hope you enjoy it @Tiyas7 😊🙌 13mo
Tiyas7 @sudi 😊👍 13mo
sudi I love that great gatsby edition, i have one with a really bad cover but i love the book so i kept it.😕 13mo
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Tiyas7 @sudi frankly speaking, the picture I clicked of the great gatsby looks way better, than the physical copy itself.😕 The picture came very vivrant, unlike the actual cover which is, in reality, a bit dull and uninteresting 😂 13mo
sudi @tiyas7 i wanted the edition with the blue cover, but i can't find it anywhere in mumbai, i searched amazon but that's useless. 13mo
Tiyas7 @sudi There's a blue covered Wisehouse Classics edition in Amazon, exactly which blue covered one are you looking for??? 13mo
sudi Yeah, but it's a rip off the original edition looks different, i'll post a picture later 😊 13mo
Tiyas7 @sudi Yeah Sure😊 13mo
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My current read!!! And damn it's slow in pace.
Semi Autobiographical in nature, I've been engrossed in certain parts of this book so much, that it has been a hard time coming back to reality😭.....and certain parts of it, just put me too sleep.😪
Hands down one of the most conflicting/polarising books I've read in my life✋✋

#goodbookbadpacing #saynotobailing

TheEldritchProfessor Impressive! I‘ve definitely bailed on this book at least twice. Reading Joyce is like swimming through drying concrete! 13mo
Tiyas7 @TheEldritchProfessor Exactly!! Those were my first thoughts. But on further reading.....Well, as I said it's conflicting😮 13mo
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Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy
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From,
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Sometimes captions, are unecessary....

#quotsy #leotolstoy

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The Bourne Identity | Robert Ludlum
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Well, Idk if it's a popular book or not...but I really really hate 'The Bourne Identity'.
It was a bestseller upon its publication, the successful thriller series, is still on going, long after Robert Ludlum 's death. And we all know how Matt Damon 's tearing it up as Jason Bourne.
However.....😧
Believe me I tried to finish this book, lumbered to almost 450 pages, then got scared of more 150 pages of excruciating boredom, and bailed.😧

@Libby1

jillannjohn Never liked those either. Matt Damon is another story though. 13mo
Tiyas7 @jillannjohn I liked the movies, actually!!! The books were way too complicated and boring😧 13mo
Libby1 Well done for Bailing! 13mo
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Tiyas7 @Libby1 I deserve a pat in the back, don't I? 😂😂😂 13mo
GabrielleDubois I usually don't read books that everyone love! 😏 13mo
Tiyas7 @GabrielleDubois Why is it like that???😐 13mo
GabrielleDubois @Tiyas7 Because I read mostly... only 19th century authors, which are not the most read! 😊 13mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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1. Both😤
2. Mystery👤
3. Autobiography
4. Humor😂
5. Fantasy🌟🌟
6. Sports🎯⚽
5. Nah, don't know😐
6. History😍
7. Essay Collection
8. Current Affairs (The more you know...😂)
9. I want both 😅
10. Classics always😢

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Everyone Worth Knowing | Lauren Weisberger
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1. Green & Black

2. Autumn😄

3. Mystery, Horror, Historical Fiction, Drama & pretty much everything else....😅

4. Reading (As if, it wasn't obvious!!!😂),Writing & Cinema(Specially Scorsese & Satyajit Ray)

5. Being such a heartwarmingly lenient guy (😉😅)I try making room for as many food items I can, in my list of fav foods

6. Coffee & Mountain Dew

7. I love book related tshirts😛

8. @rohit-sawant @Bronte_Chintz @BiblioLitten @Bookwomble

Tiyas7 Thanks @TheReadingMermaid for the tag!! 13mo
BiblioLitten I just have to copy your answers to 2,3,4, and 5. 😁 Colour-Dark shade of blue, Drink-Chai, Book related: Bookmarks and Mugs.🙌 13mo
Tiyas7 @BiblioLitten When you say no.4....are you into the works of Martin Scorsese & Satyajit Ray?? 13mo
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BiblioLitten Among others. I can't find Satyajit Ray movies with subtitles. 😔 13mo
Tiyas7 @BiblioLitten That's bad!!!😯 I guess some of his movies were on YouTube, the Criterion Collection versions, including subtitles. But I'm not sure if they are still available for streaming, due to Copyright strikes and all...😳 13mo
BiblioLitten @Tiyas7 Nope, they aren't. I tried my best. 13mo
Tiyas7 @BiblioLitten Hmm, I guess nothing can be done then😔 13mo
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Memories Unwound | Ruby Dhal
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Sorry for this non - bookish post,
But I could not help myself.

I am a big Christina Grimmie fan.

Two years ago, 10th of June, she was murdered by Kevin Loibl, an insanely obsessed fan.

Two gunshots & just like that, she was no more.

She had that uncannily powerful voice, and a beautiful personality.
We loved her(We still do)

I want to say...
You really are amazing, Christina💝(and you'll 4ever be)

#teamgrimmierawks #rip

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Litsy is a dream come true to any booklover😄!!!
It's a sns, where ink, pages, and just sheer passion connects and brings together people from all over the world!!! U get a closed community feeling like nowhere else✌

However is there anything you dislike about Litsy??? Anything??

In my case it's the limit of 451 letters while writing any review(or blurb)😧

What About You??

#honestreflections #lotsoflitsy

wanderinglynn Not being able to do gifs or respond to other‘s posts with anything other than emojis. 13mo
Literary_Siren I would like to like people‘s comments. I would also like it if once you commented on someone‘s post, you‘ll be notified if anyone comments after you. I think it would be a great way to get discussions going without have to tag a bunch of people first. 13mo
Tiyas7 @Librocubicularist87 I agree, it'll be much more easier to discuss something 13mo
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Alternative_Mr_Men Yes to the character limit! I wish when I take a photo with Litsy it would save to the camera roll, and if you could save or copy pictures 13mo
Tiyas7 @Librocubicularist87 Also I think, a minor addition could be the option to edit our comments 13mo
Literary_Siren @Alternative_Mr_Men check your settings. Pictures you take or post on Litsy do save to your camera roll. 13mo
Tiyas7 @Alternative_Mr_Men yep it'll be better than being forced to take screenshots only 13mo
Literary_Siren @Tiyas7 click your comment. The option to edit it is at the bottom of the list. 13mo
Tiyas7 @Librocubicularist87 yes I agree, but the options of downloading/saving images from other people's posts is yet not available 13mo
Tiyas7 @wanderinglynn Yepp, something like stickers & gifs, will be great 13mo
Tiyas7 @Librocubicularist87 I don't know why, but in my phone there's no such option in the list😳 13mo
vivastory I wish when I looked at a book profile, I could filter it for tagged posts by people I follow 13mo
Literary_Siren @Tiyas7 hmmmm do you have an Android? That might be why. I‘ve got an iPhone. 13mo
Tiyas7 @Librocubicularist87 Yes,I've got an Android!! That might be the case then...😑, Well...Can't be helped, I guess 13mo
LiterRohde Editing posts and comments without renotifying your followers. I sometimes like to add things or clarify things after the fact, but I don‘t want to keep annoying followers with posts they have already seen. 13mo
Tiyas7 @LiterRohde True!!! That was one of my points too👍 13mo
Tiyas7 @LiterRohde and seriously I re edit my posts a million times😧 13mo
LiterRohde Good. I thought I was the only one! 13mo
Slajaunie Word limit and a return button 13mo
Ddzmini No nothing 😳 13mo
AnansiGirl I would like to see gifs or short video with at least 60 seconds limit be options to upload besides still photos. I‘ve witnessed drama; hopefully a one time incident, played out between two people who disagreed over an issue. That could‘ve been kept private if DM was available too. 13mo
Tiyas7 @AnansiGirl 😔 that was bad, let's hope, it was an one off incident only 13mo
Tiyas7 @Ddzmini Ur Two Words = Litsy 's Perfect 😊, good one👍 13mo
Tiyas7 @Slajaunie A button to return....where??? 13mo
CouronneDhiver Nope. I love it here. 😘😘 13mo
Tiyas7 @CouronneDhiver 😊✌ 13mo
Slajaunie @Tiyas7 I think we need a return button! (edited) 13mo
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Book Haul!!!!!😄😄😄✌

And Now.............I Am Broke

Reggie Salem‘s Lot, in my top 5 horror books. 13mo
BiblioLitten I'm curious about Six of Crows. 13mo
Tiyas7 @BiblioLitten It's a fantasy - heist novel, set in the author's Grisha universe 13mo
LikelyLibrarian Loved Everything, Everything and started Inheritance of Loss today 😀 13mo
Tiyas7 @LikelyLibrarian Hope you enjoy it😊 13mo
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Charlotte's Web | E B White
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Imagine this being said by one of your friends... a definite feel good moment for the ages!!!

#quotsy #charlottesweb #myfriend

TheBookKeepers ❤️❤️❤️ 14mo
Theshadedbuffalo Great quote! 14mo
wanderinglynn Love this book! ❤️🕷🐖 14mo
Tiyas7 @Theshadedbuffalo It Really Is !!!😊 14mo
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The Book Thief | Markus Zusak
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'Words Are Life' - 'The Book Thief', Markus Zusak

Words make my life,
Just Love This Book💛✌

#litsyquotes

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Guess, We do live in a rich world
#quotsy #oscarwilde

LaraReads 💕💕💕 14mo
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A fascinating book, wrapped with weirdness, focusing on the last gunslinger, Roland Of Gilead.
The characters in the book are really flawed(yes, even Jake) allowing them to be sternly rooted within reality.
Was the book off putting? Slow? Yes it was.
As, King himself noted, that "the story really found its voice in 'The Drawing of the Three' ".
So, Stop Palavering & Stick With the Book!!! It's a really gritty beginning to a long long journey.✌

BookwormM I am sticking with the group read 👍👍 14mo
Tiyas7 @BookwormM So Am I...Will Be Soon Starting Book 2 14mo
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Well This might not be a popular opinion, but my favourite Agatha Christie novel is, 'Death Comes As The End'(Ancient Egypt meets Mystery, and being a history lover.....😅)
And, I have received a plethora of flak for this before. As I didn't like 'And Then There Were None' that much. (Weird, huh?)

Which is your favourite novel written by the Queen Of Crime?
#acforever

Librarybelle Mine is And Then There Were None...it gives me chills every time I read it! I‘m reading her books in publication order through the #agathachristieclub . 14mo
Tiyas7 @Librarybelle You are reading them Chronologically?? 'ATTWN' is one of Christie's most chilling works for sure. But by the time I read it, one of my frnd had already spoiled the ending to me. So the surprise factor diminished to a great extent.😧 And Also Happy Bday again😊 14mo
Librarybelle @Tiyas7 Thank you! Yes - it‘s a club set up by @Bambolina_81 that takes one Christie a month, based on chronological publication order. We started last summer, so it will take some time. I‘m a tad behind, but it‘s been fun to see Christie‘s writing progression. Spoiler endings do make it hard to enjoy a book - totally understand. I have yet to read your favorite. She‘s written so many good ones! 14mo
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Tiyas7 @Librarybelle Yeah I agree, her every work is more or less Phenomenal 14mo
Tiyas7 @Librarybelle However The Big Four was really Underwhelming 14mo
Librarybelle @Tiyas7 Agreed! The Big Four was not one of her best 14mo
rohit-sawant Of the handful I've read, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is my favorite! 14mo
MommyWantsToReadHerBook So many favourites, but Death comes as the end, Murder in Mesopotamia and Appointment with Death are some of them! 14mo
Ruthiella Murder at the Vicarage (off the top of my head) 😀 14mo
Tiyas7 @Ruthiella That's a great choice 14mo
dragondrool My heart belongs to Crooked House and And Then There Were None. 14mo
AshleyHoss820 Murder of Roger Ackroyd! 14mo
Tiyas7 @dragondrool Crooked House is one of her best!!! 14mo
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I am reading 'The Gunslinger' right now.

However while reading, whenever I am trying to picturise Roland. Idris Elba's coming up in my mind.(and with him, the stench of the horrible adaptation)
Elba's insanely badass for sure, but I'd have liked to visualise The Gunslinger as someone like Clint 's Man With No Name or Viggo's Aragorn.(After all King wrote the series being inspired by the 2 iconic serieses)

The Movie Adaptation was just Awful😢

TrishB Thankfully I decided not to go and see it! 14mo
Tiyas7 @TrishB You did the right thing 14mo
jillannjohn I had planned on seeing it until reviews started coming out. 14mo
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Tiyas7 @jillannjohn Almost Everyone Backed out after those Abysmal Reviews 14mo
Weaponxgirl I was gutted when the reviews came out. Why can't Hollywood use idris properly as the main actor? Cmon he is Amazing! 14mo
LiterRohde Thankfully never saw it. I can still enjoy my imagining of what things look like. Started Book IV yesterday. On a side note, I was just about to stack it for you, got confused because I thought I already had it in my read pile, and then realized your tagged version was different than mine. Litsy needs to fix that. One version of each book. Or link all versions. A link for one is a link for all. My OCD would not allow me to double read a book. (edited) 14mo
Tiyas7 @Weaponxgirl Exactly Elba's Awesome 14mo
Tiyas7 @LiterRohde Yep!! I Agree👍 14mo
LizBurton I refused to consider the film after I saw the trailer. What is the point of turning a book about an ironic character, casting a superb actor in the role, and then making the movie about the white kid? 14mo
Scurvygirl If you never read the books, the movie is great. My brother thought it was awesome. He is also not a fan of Stephen King. I went in knowing it wouldn‘t be the same, but it was so far from the book, they should all be ashamed. And I agree about Roland‘s character, more of a western, shoot em up actor. 14mo
Tiyas7 @LizBurton Yep!! They Focused More on Jake (why on earth did they do that??) 14mo
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I know what I like | Norma Simon
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This Was Through Which I Fell in Love With Litsy!!!
That Pitch Perfect Welcome & The Closed Community Feeling You Instantly Get!!!
That's what I adore the most about this social network for book lovers✌

And Congrats @AndreaReads for completing 2 years in Litsy!! #litsyversary

AndreaReads Love! 💕 Thank you so much for playing along! 14mo
Tiyas7 @AndreaReads 😊👍 14mo
CoffeeNBooks I just discovered Litsy in March and I absolutely love it! I've finally found my people!! 14mo
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Tiyas7 @CoffeeNBooks Exactly!! You Define Everyone Perfectly - 'My People' ☺ 14mo
Parvez Love Litsy 14mo
Bronte_Chintz I feel the exact same way! It‘s been so welcoming! 14mo
Ddzmini Welcome to Litsy happy reading 📖 😋 14mo
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So There It Is...500 Litfluence In 7 Days (I Know That's Poor) But Still It's a fun little thing.

I Am Gonna Treat Myself With...A Book!!! (How Ingenious!!😅)

However It's Just The Beginning
Quoting Robert Frost , It's Probably 'Miles To Go Before I Sleep'✌

JoScho That is awesome for a week!! Yay you 💖🎉💖🎉💖 14mo
Tiyas7 @JoScho 😊 14mo
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Bronte_Chintz Congratulations!!! 14mo
KrystleTheBookSlayer That's great for only being on here a week, my litfluence was much much lower. 😊 14mo
Librarybelle Congratulations! 14mo
CoffeeNBooks Congratulations on the milestone! Glad you're enjoying Litsy! 14mo
Tiyas7 @CoffeeNBooks Yeah...This Place is Great!! And So Are All Of You😁 14mo
Avanders 🎉🎉🎉 14mo
Weaponxgirl Congratulations! It never stops being exciting 14mo
Tiyas7 @Weaponxgirl Thanks!!! And I Agree....Litsy 's always so Lively & Exciting😀 14mo
Redwritinghood 🎉🎉 14mo
Cinfhen Well done!!! 14mo
Birdsong28 Congrats 🎊🎉📚📖 14mo
rohit-sawant 🎉🎉 14mo
Tiyas7 @rohit-sawant I did EMail You, make sure you check it 14mo
rohit-sawant @Tiyas7 Cool👍🏼 14mo
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Oh How I Dislike A Movie Tie-In Edition...that too this Abysmal Movie.

But Still...a book is a book!!! (And I've got this, nothing can be done)

So...It's Time To Start The Adventure Alongside Roland, I guess.
The Man In Black is going far and....
We Need to Hurry👉

Karkar Movie tie-in are the worst 👎🏻. However this is one book that should not be judged by its ugly cover or horrible movie! 🤓📚❤️ 14mo
Tiyas7 @Karkar I Completely Agree✋ 14mo
Cortg The movie was awful. There is an Amazon TV series that is in the works. Hopefully they‘ll do a better job. 14mo
Tiyas7 @Cortg There Was a plan of a big shared movie universe, the TV show was included with it. But after the disaster that was the movie. I Guess The TV series will be starting afresh. Hopefully it'll be better 14mo
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The Sympathizer | Viet Thanh Nguyen
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Just Got This Book

A Satire, Vietnam War & Pulitzer Prize!!!
Just Perfect✌

#saturdayvives

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I Just Love the Anime!!! No Surprise Loving the Manga As Well😀
Tokyo Ghoul Attracts Me Because It's Not like any other Horror - action Animes/Manga.
It's Emotionally Resonant and has a serious psychological depth to it. Kaneki 's struggle to adapt and fight through all the obstacles as the only member having equal access to both the Human & Ghoul World is just breathtaking.
And Then There is 'Unravel', the OP of the Anime. Just Damn Good✌

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Horrorology | Stephen Jones
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Horror, a genre looked down upon by many, while refusing to treat it as a 'Real' Literature.
I Have Crossed Path with many such people, who scoffs whenever I suggest them books about the Supernatural.

But as I can see, There are a Lot Of Horror Fanatics in Litsy!!! And I am glad I Found People, whose life revolves around Poe, Lovecraft, Stoker & King to name a few.

Well Just Asking, Who is Your Favourite Horror Writer???😱

AmyG King but Josh Malerman (is he considered a horror writer?) is becoming a favorite. Loved Bird Box. (edited) 1y
Tiyas7 @AmyG He can be considered I guess as he deals a lot with Psychological/Post Apocalyptic Horror and stuff 1y
Kaye I don‘t read many of this type books ( not because I don‘t like them), but because I can‘t find ones I like. I know they are popular, but some tend to remind me of romances, in the way they all have the same framework for their story , but just change the names. I‘ve read some of King‘s and liked them Josh Malerman ( Bird Box ) was stunningly impressive. I‘d like to find more like THAT. Any ideas ??? (edited) 1y
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Tiyas7 @Kaye I Know Mordern horrors are often marred by Clichés and stereotypes, that's a sad truth 1y
SquidgetsRoom I haven‘t read a lot of Horror per say aside from a King stint in High School. I do have more of his as well as some Poe & some Lovecraft in my TBR. Maybe I‘ll wait for October? Who knows. 1y
Bookwomble If you like Lovecraft them you might consider the horror stories of his contemporary and epistolary friend, Robert E. Howard. "Pigeons from Hell" is a very creepy Southern Gothic story featuring his creation the "zuvembie". When the Comics Code clamped down on horror comics and banned zombies from Code-compliant comics, Marvel adopted the name of Howard's creature instead. 1y
Tiyas7 @Bookwomble Thanks!!! I'll check it out 1y
Tiyas7 @Kaye Clive Barker 's books are great too. And if you want to know from where all these tropes (known now as Clichés😂) actually originated, then go for the classics!!! 1y
quirkyreader If you ever see my gr account you know I am all things horror. As of right now I have a Susan Hill book of short stories looking at me screaming "Read me"! 1y
Tiyas7 @quirkyreader ? That Was Kind Of Alice in Wonderland..."Read Me!!" 1y
Kaye Good point. Classics. The original good books. There‘s a guy who works at the bookstore I go to that gave me the complete background of Lovecraft‘s life, beginning to end. He must really love those stories. 1y
TrishB King and Barker 👍🏻 1y
tammysue Stephen King is where my love of horror came from, sooo many amazing authors I enjoy. And I loved Bird Box! 1y
rohit-sawant Gosh, off the top of my head, King, Poe, Lovecraft, Shirley Jackson, Robert W Chambers, Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Paul Tremblay, Ania Ahlborn, Josh Malerman, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Adam G Nevill, Kelly Link, Cassandra Khaw, Sarah Pinborough, Victor LaValle, Stephen Graham Jones.. I could go on 😆 1y
ladym30 Dean Koontz 1y
Tiyas7 @rohit-sawant please go on....😂😆 1y
Tiyas7 @Kaye He sure is a true horror fan😂 Can't blame him though for being such a big fan of HP Lovecraft 1y
Tiyas7 @ladym30 That's a great choic3😁 1y
Kaye @rohit-sawant Is horror mainly what you read ? You sure named off a lot 😲 (edited) 1y
AmyG @rohit-sawant Thanks for that list. 1y
Tiyas7 @AmyG He Actually Helped us a lot Unknowingly 😃 1y
AmyG Right??? Lucky us. ;) 1y
Tiyas7 @AmyG Damn True!!😂 1y
rohit-sawant @Kaye Not really. I do have a soft spot for horror fiction, and it's mainly what I write, however, so part of delving into it deeply is educating myself about the genre along with enjoying the stories, but I love reading across genres and try to make my TBR as varied as I can! 1y
rohit-sawant @AmyG My pleasure! :) 1y
Tiyas7 @rohit-sawant You Write Stories?? Where Can I Read Them?? 1y
Weaponxgirl I love a good horror but find it hard to find something I like, how I am with the genre in movies too. I love the likes of Poe, Shirley Jackson, Susan hill and adored dark matter by Michelle paver. Also really like the tagged book recently. 1y
Tiyas7 @Weaponxgirl Yes, sometimes It's real hard to find 'the' Horror that checks all the boxes! 1y
rohit-sawant @Tiyas7 Appreciate your interest in my work! I've been fortunate enough to have some of my short stories published in anthologies & magazines. You can drop by the link in my profile for more details. In case you're interested, I'd be happy to share a digital copy of one of the anthos! 1y
Tiyas7 @rohit-sawant That's Great😀 1y
rohit-sawant @Tiyas7 Cool! Drop me a line at rohitsawantfiction [at] gmail [dot] com 1y
Tiyas7 @rohit-sawant I Myself write a bit, but I've not been that 'Fortunate' enough, and all my works are happily rotting in my diaries (a place they must be 4 ever, cause they're awful😃). But will surely like to check your works😊👍 1y
Tiyas7 @rohit-sawant Will Do Soon!!✌ 1y
TheReadingMermaid Ooooooooo gods help me, there are WAY too many. I started to write my list but I got way too big LOL I will say though my all-time favorite will always be Poe. He was no less than a genius among men when it came to writing. Second only to PO would have to be Lovecraft in my book. I love his writing style and sentence structure. It is very smooth and elegant and though it was written so long ago is still very easy to follow and easy to scare 😉 1y
BookwormAHN Stephen King, Richard Laymon, Clive Barker, Edgar Allan Poe & Joe Hill 🎈 1y
Tiyas7 @Syndelle777 Poe Was Unique In His Approach!! Just Love Him!!! And Lovecraft, despite all his character flaws, was a Magician of weaving fearful thoughts. 1y
Tiyas7 @BookwormAHN Guess No Lists can be completed without Poe & King!!! And Barker is an awesome pick too 1y
kidamy I have a lot I like, but Robert Bloch💀, Ramsay Campbell👹, and Lovecraft 👾 top my list. 💕 1y
whippoorwill815 Stephen King! 1y
ReadZenRites She usually classified as a psychological thriller writer, but Tess Gerritsen usually scares the 💩 out of me. 1y
EricQiao King, of course, but he hasn‘t really scared me in a while. The last book I read that gave me the creeps was 14mo
Reggie Barker was my favorite because he, there is no other way to put this other than, he was the one that told me love and shit, magic and horror all existed in the same world. He was the one who I stayed up until 2-3a.m. at our kitchen table when I was a teenager reading The Great and Secret Show, Everville, Weaveworld. Robert McCammon is my other favorite- The Border, A Boy‘s Life, Swan Song, Blue World. 14mo
Tiyas7 @Reggie Well Said👍 14mo
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'Books Are An Uniquely Portable Magic' - Stephen King
Well Said Sir!!👏👏
I Will Surely Like To Be a Magician😅

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The book is a gripping read about the advent of the Mughal Empire in India.
With Babur As His Protagonist, Rutherford uses History and merges it with his imagination to turn this into a royal epic. Helping us to understand a Ruler, burdened by the lofty heights of the achievements of his predecessors.
Babur's struggle to achieve what he liked to believe as his destiny and the effect this had on his relationships is a truly exhilarating read

DGRachel That looks really interesting! 1y
Tiyas7 @DGRachel It Really Is!! This is actually the first installment in the series. There are six books in total , each focusing on a single Mughal Emperor in a chronological order!! 1y
DGRachel I love good, epic historical fiction. I will have to get my hands on this soon. 😊 1y
Tiyas7 @DGRachel Hope You Enjoy It !!☺ 1y
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Salem's Lot (Revised) | Stephen King
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Might Just Take @Syndelle777 's #3KingsBuddyRead'😅 challenge, but 4 me it will be just a
#1KingsBuddyRead😅
Looking Forward To Reading 'Salem's Lot' In July!!!
Time For Me To Venture Into More Stephen King✌

TheReadingMermaid Glad to have you with us hun! 1y
Tiyas7 @Syndelle777 Salem's Lot Is a book I have wanted to read for a long time☺ Finally Bought It. Let Us See How It turns out to be!!!✌ 1y
Leftcoastzen Welcome to Litsy.👍 1y
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RadicalReader @Tiyas7 there‘s no better birthday gift than the glorious bountiful books 1y
Tiyas7 @RadicalReader Absolutely! !!! I Can't Deny That 1y
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'Quoth The Raven Nevermore' - E.A Poe

Sometimes I Think If I Read 'The Raven' a thousand times in succession.I Believe It will succesfully find a thousand different ways to induce terror & uneasiness, that too with relative ease.

Bronte_Chintz Brilliant poem. One of my faves, although I now sometimes visualise Bart Simpson as the raven still thanks to that show 😂😂 1y
Tiyas7 @Bronte_Chintz That Was One Of The Best (Hilarious 😂) Adaptations Of The Poem 😂😂 1y
Bronte_Chintz @Tiyas7 iI really was! It‘s still what I see now! 😂😂 1y
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Tiyas7 @Bronte_Chintz Poe would have been very Astonished to find that even his level weirdness can be surpassed. And There's Bart Simpson for you.😂 1y
Bronte_Chintz @Tiyas7 definitely! 😂👍🏻 1y
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He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death - H.H Munro (Saki)

One Of the Greatest Short Story writer of all time & my personal favorite!!!
With his Witty & Funny Dialogues, Stories with twists that leaves us bedazzled, Saki is someone everybody must check out.

Redwritinghood One of my favorites, too. Love all his stories. 1y
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HP Lovecraft - Arguably One Of the Greatest writers of the Cosmic Horror Genre.
Yet One Of the Most Overlooked writers of all time.

Bronte_Chintz Love this! And welcome to Litsy by the looks of this! @LitsyWelcomeWagon (edited) 1y
JamesHall Looking forward to this 1y
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Tiyas7 @JamesHall Beware of the heavy usage of purple prose, though. If you bear with his overly descriptive writing style...Then You are surely in for an excellent ride of Cosmic Weirdness.👍 1y
DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚👍Hope you enjoy it here! 1y
Tiyas7 @DebinHawaii Yes, Looking forward to it very much☺ 1y
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Tiyas7 @Chelleo Thanks😀 1y
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