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Yuki_Onna

Yuki_Onna

Joined May 2020

Love. Books. Travel. Animals. Japan, South-East Asia, North Europe, World - literary fiction, thrillers, mythology, ghost stories, plays, classics...
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Mine by Rachael Tamayo
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Mine | Rachael Tamayo
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1. Tagged.
2. It's an e-book ARC. Don't like e-books that much, but gotta get aroud to reviewing all my #LTER ARCs... 😅
3. 3,5*** I'm about 50% in atm.
4. No, I like my books pristine. 😊 I do write down quotes in a notebook, though.

@MoonWitch94 #ThoughtfulTuesday #LibraryThing

Wanna play? @hannah-leeloo @Nute @RaeLovesToRead ?

RaeLovesToRead Thanks for the tag! 😊 2d
Nute Thanks for thinking of me!💕 2d
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Swaps | Sherree DeCovny
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Look what I mailed off today! 🌺
🌴🌵 #SliceofSummerSwap 🌴 @catsandbooks

@lirahlu @AbigailJaneBlog
🍑🧁🍒 Hope the parcels arrive quickly and smoothly! 🍧🍍🍉

Yuki_Onna @lirahlu @AbigailJaneBlog
A request I have: Could you please forward me the tracking numbers of the parcels when you post them?
It's just because there's been trouble with the German Post with nearly every swap I've partivipated in.
They sometimes deliver the boxes to the wrong people and/or don't notify me at all.
Only when I have the tracking number can I do something and try to locate the box.
Thank you so much! 🌺🌴🌵

#LitsySwaps #summer
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AbigailJaneBlog Oh my gosh you've got everything sorted so quickly! I'm looking forward to sending yours (and will of course send a tracking number) 3d
lirahlu @Yuki_Onna of course! I will likely mail yours today or tomorrow! 3d
Yuki_Onna @AbigailJaneBlog @lirahlu Thank you, sweet ones! 😊 That makes me a lot calmer.
- Don't hurry!!! (I'm always super hyped up with swaps and can't wait to go shopping and get my swap mates' parcels ready... 😅)
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Catsandbooks Wow! You are fast!!! ☀️🙌🏼 2d
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Dark Factory | Kathe Koja
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Bklover Wow!!!! 6d
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Should I make another attempt at a #readathon with goals I'm likely not able to keep? 😂
Those hosted by @Andrew65 are so low key they're far too tempting to resist... 🌷 And it's May, a month I love...
So, the goal is to finally finish my current read, Dark Factory. Could I do this, please? 🙄😄
#MarvellousMay

@RaeLovesToRead I'm sending you a mail soon!

RaeLovesToRead 🥰😊 I think you should give the readathon a go! It doesn't matter if you don't meet the goals, they are just for fun 😁💕 7d
Andrew65 @RaeLovesToRead i totally agree, we are very informal and relaxed, and just enjoy reading and sharing our reading with each other, 7d
Andrew65 Best of luck @Yuki_Onna, great to have you with us. 7d
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Madame Anniversaire | Roger Hargreaves
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Uiiiii... It's my Litsyversary ☺️

Happy Anniversary to everybody who joined this wonderful site today with me! 🌷🥳
And thank you to the wonderful friends I've met on here! I don't want to miss anyone out, therefore I don't try to tag you all. Normally, I don't regard internet 'friendship' as real, but the friends here on Litsy are real friends.
Thank you, Litsy. Thank you all. You know who you are. 🌷

#anniversaries #friendship #friends

StaceGhost So glad you‘re here ❤️ 2w
wanderinglynn Happy Litsyversary! 🎉 2w
RaeLovesToRead Happy Litsyversary! I agree Litsy friendships are true friendships! 😊💕 2w
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BeeMagical Yay!!! Happy Listyversary Bunny!!!!💕💕💕🐇 2w
JessClark78 Happy Litsyversary! 🎊📚🎉 2w
Yuki_Onna @StaceGhost 🥰 The exact same to you, dear!!! ❤ 2w
Yuki_Onna @wanderinglynn @JessClark78 Thank you!!! 😊
So happy to have met you via Litsy❣️❣️
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Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead Thank you, Rae, dearest! ☺️🥰 So happy to have met you on here! 💞
And btw, haven't forgotten your poetry 😉
It's just incredibly chaotic atm and hard to find time to concentrate... 🙄 But from what I've read so far you'll get plenty of feedback (positive😉)...
🤗🤩🤗
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Yuki_Onna @BeeMagical Bunny!!! 🐰🐰🐰 Soo happy you are in my life!!! 💗💖🖤💕 2w
fredamans Happy Litsyversary! 2w
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May #Bookspin list. 📚
#BookspinBingo #readinglists
I made several for this month - this is the one I'm most in the mood for atm, so I'm going to stick with it. 😊
@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 3w
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Enoch Arden And Other Poems | Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Look what arrived today, eventually...
My #AprilPoetrySwap .
Right now, I don't know how to feel, however. Happy that it wasn't lost entirely or sad about what little arrived of what lovely @kaysworld1 originally sent.
The envelope was ripped open completely on two sides - left was the tagged book.
A wonder it was still in there. Kay originally sent trhee books, chocolate and a card. I guess the envelope wasn't sturdy enough. I'm just sad now. 😭

kaysworld1 Can you post a picture or what arrived please? 3w
kaysworld1 I don't mind sending things again so you have something 😌 3w
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Yuki_Onna @kaysworld1 Of course, darling. I'll send them by email, ok? On the pic posted you already see the plastic wrap repackage by the German Post...
Postal loss/damage is just.... 😡 And it took them three weeks to deliver the parcel? Come on...
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Yuki_Onna @kaysworld1 Nope, darling. It's not your fault!!! I'm happy with the Tennyson book, don't get me wrong. But seeing on the customs declaration what you originally sent is tough... 3w
kaysworld1 @Yuki_Onna Yer it is saddening to be honest. The 2 missing were from my personal collection I thought you might liked. 😭 xxx 3w
TheBookHippie HOW SAD..............so sorry all around!! 3w
Yuki_Onna @kaysworld1 Oh noooo... 😫 This is soo... *sigh* Happy to own a Tennyson now, but to know that you sent two from your collection that are lost ... 😧 3w
Trashcanman Everyone fell 3w
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For the Wolf | Hannah Whitten
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🌸 Magical realism often does it for me.
🌸The people! The friends I've made on here are the best 💜
🌸 Tagged. Got this from lovely @maich as part of #LitsyLovesAnimalsSwap . As I'm obsessed with wolfish creatures lately, this became the instant top of my TBR list. ☺️
#wondrousWednesday @Eggs
Wanna play? @hannah-leeloo @Nute @Enchanted_Bibliophile @BeeMagical

Eggs Sounds good! Thanks for playing 😍 3w
Nute Thank you for thinking of me!🙂 3w
Enchanted_Bibliophile Thanks for the tag 🌷 3w
Yuki_Onna @Nute Of course dear! 😃 3w
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For the Wolf | Hannah Whitten
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🦊🐈‍⬛🐿🐙🐺 Opening Day 🐺🦣🐇🦇🐊

#LitsyLovesAnimals #LLAS #animals #lovereading #LitsySwaps #LitsyLovesAnimalsSwap
@DinoMom @ShelleyBooksie Thank you for organizing this fun swap!

@maich Thank you sooo much for this sweet parcel, Maja! It's perfect! 🐇😊

maich I'm glad you like it😍❤💕 Enjoy! 4w
DinoMom This is a fabulous package! 4w
TheAromaofBooks I really enjoyed For the Wolf, and The Friend Zone is on my May TBR!! Such a fun box!! 4w
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Yuki_Onna @maich I will!❣️That you sent me a rabbit and 'For the wolf' is perfect in so many ways... And I love the pencil✏️ When I read the books I'll let you know my thoughts and feelings, ok? 4w
maich @Yuki_Onna ok😊😍 I'm so happy to hear that💕 For the Wolf is also on my tbr. It will be great to hear/read review. 4w
Yuki_Onna @TheAromaofBooks Oohhh - That's good to hear!
I think I'll put both books on my May #Bookspin list... 😉
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Awesome! | Craig Shuttlewood
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Joining #AwesomeApril #Readathon hosted by awesome @Andrew65 . 🌸
My goal is humble: making a significant dent into (or possibly finishing?) my #Doublespin book I just started - the e-ARC for #LibraryThing 's #EarlyReviewers.

Won't have much time over the following weekend (birthday of someone special 😊), but big parts of next week look good for reading... 📚

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Switch & Swap Animals | Elizabeth Golding
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Look what arrived yesterday! 😊

🦊🦝🐰🐹🦄🐔🐸
#LitsyLovesAnimals #LitsySwaps #animals #loveanimals
@DinoMom @ShelleyBooksie

DinoMom Yay! 2mo
BeeMagical Soooo cute!!! 2mo
maich Yay!!😍💕 1mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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It's April! ❤ And snowing ❄

Finished my #Bookspin / #Bookspinbingo list just in time 😊
@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! It snowed here yesterday, too! What even! 2mo
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Sweet @Kaysworld1 alerted me that I missed #WorldPoetryDay yesterday... 😶
@RaeLovesToRead

BUT I have an excuse (maybe?): Yesterday I packed my #AprilPoetrySwap package and sent it on its way to my swap match @Kaysworld1 🌸🌸 (Forgot to take a pic of it...🙄) Hope it arrives safely! 🍀

#poetry #LitsySwaps #AprilPoetrySwap

kaysworld1 Oh I'm so excited mines going out payday end of the month. Xxx 2mo
RaeLovesToRead 😁😁 2mo
kaysworld1 @Yuki_Onna Hey hun I can't see no poetry on your tbr list do you have goodreads or any idea's for me? Xx 2mo
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Yuki_Onna @kaysworld1 Hey hun, didn't you get the suggestions in the swap confirmation list? Wait, I'll post some... 2mo
Yuki_Onna @kaysworld1 Hun, just a request: When you send out the parcel, could you please give me the tracking number? Remember, German Post/DHL have messed up delivery of last swap and with quite many international parcels ... They sometimes delivered to a different person or dropped it at a random post office... So you'd really help me if you gave me the tracking number! 🙏🤗 2mo
kaysworld1 @Yuki_Onna I was going to any hun. I've received your package your is going our Monday 2mo
Yuki_Onna @kaysworld1 Oh yay! So happy to hear! 🤗 2mo
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St. Patrick's Day | Gail Gibbons
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Untitled | Unknown
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Late to this one, but of course I'm participating in @Andrew65 's #MarvellousMarch #Readathon 💚

My goals are a tad more realistic than in the readathons before. 😁
Finishing my current read - Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward - as well as starting one of my ebook ARCs I'm supposed to review asap... ☺

Andrew65 I‘ve had to be realistic on this one too. Work quite intense at the moment. 2mo
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Saw this @wanderinglynn 's and consider myself tagged. 😁

1. Oh yes. Classics & modern classics. After all, 'classics' is not a genre - it's books written a long time ago that are still known and available today. Most books from the last centuries are forgotten/lost, but a few of them (from all 'genres': plays, political, sci-fi, historical, mystery, romance, moral..) somehow survived, are still in print and are still considered relevant today. ⬇

Yuki_Onna ... #Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView #classics #modernclassics

2. Read some (the tagged above is among my faves); have a lot of them on my TBR...
Vanity Fair;
The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde;
The Divine Comedy;
Tess of the D'Urbervilles;
Don Quixote;
Ulysses;
Finnegan's Wake;
The Wizard of Oz;
so many ancient Greek plays;
Wuthering Heights;
Lolita;
The Golem...
Everyone reading this who feels like playing - consider yourself tagged! 😁
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RaeLovesToRead The first half of Vanity Fair is great, the second half is 😴😴😴 2mo
Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead Brrrr.... Good to know! Vanity Fair is - along with Don Quixote, Ulysses and Finnegan's Wake - one of those I reserve for phases I'll have enough free time (ha ha...) once I've found back into reading anyways. I think you need plenty of time for those chunksters... Hmm, when the second half is that boring - HOW shall I ever tackle that book? 😅 (edited) 2mo
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wanderinglynn Several of those are on my TBR too! Love The Wizard of Oz & The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde. 2mo
BkClubCare @RaeLovesToRead @Yuki_Onna - my experience differed; I enjoyed the entire book! I did the audiobook. YMMV 😊 2mo
RaeLovesToRead @BkClubCare Glad you enjoyed it more than I did! 🙂 2mo
RaeLovesToRead @Yuki_Onna Don't let me put you off... it's a clever book in many ways! My Mum has started it a couple of times but never finished it... I remember starting it and wondering why not because it started so strong, but the second half didn't do it for me. 2mo
TheSpineView That is a quite a list! I also want to read 2mo
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Switch & Swap Animals | Elizabeth Golding
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It's on its way! 😁📦
🐾🐈🦏🦌🐪🐙🦖🦕🐳🐌🦇🐝🦂🐇❣

#LitsyLovesAnimalsSwap #LitsySwaps #LitsyLovesAnimals #animals #bookswaps #helpanimals
@DinoMom @ShelleyBooksie

DinoMom Yay! 2mo
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When Spring Comes | Kevin Henkes
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#wondrouswednesday @Eggs
Saw this and consider myself tagged 😁 @Cupcake12

1. I think I prefer single POVs... I like to be invested in a narrative, and dealing with many POVs interrupts that.
2. Yep, in German, since it's my native tongue. At school we had a few books in French as required reading for French classes. But I couldn't do that now for the life of me...
3. Huge mood reader. Well, Litsy got me into a few TBR list challenges as well. 😁

Eggs Thanks for joining in 🤩 3mo
RaeLovesToRead Thanks for the tag!! 😊 I can speak a little bit of German, but not very well, and certainly not well enough to read a book sadly! 3mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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The #Bookspin #Bookspinbingo list for March! 😎☀@TheAromaofBooks
A few recent buys as well as some that have been sitting on my shelves for years
(1, 11, 17, 18).
4 and 6 are e-ARCs from #LibraryThing #EarlyReviewers #ER
Let the reading begin!😁

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3mo
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Unknown Male | Nicols Obregn
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#FabulousFebruary #Readathon Check-In @Andrew65
Didn't quite reach my goal of finishing the tagged book and starting two new ones; but nearly did all that in time - on Monday 21st. 😊
Enjoyed 'unknown male' very much - a shame it took me so long to finish.
Started my #Bookspin book and an 'inspirational book' on Monday as well (both tagged below).

But: I have quite a good reason for the delay - got eye laser surgery last week... 😎

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Bookwormjillk ❤️ 3mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏🙌🥳🍾🥂😍 Thanks for playing along. 3mo
Clwojick Way to go! 3mo
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Of course I'm participating in #sharreadathon in honour and memory of Sharon #sharread . 💜
I didn't know her, I'm afraid, but I always enjoyed her posts... 💞🌸

@alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @professional_book_dragon @bookwormjillk

Bookwormjillk ❤️ 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️ 3mo
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Unknown Male | Nicols Obregn
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Just discovered the #FabulousFebruary #Readathon hosted by the equally fabulous @Andrew65

My humble goals are finishing the tagged book (It's still taking me so long to get through books 😐 (even when I enjoy them greatly) as I'm still slowly making my way back into reading) as well as starting my February #Bookspin book and reading a bit of either my #LibraryThing #EarlyReviewers ARC and/or a new discovery (both tagged below) @TheAromaofBooks

Andrew65 Thanks, great to have you with us. Good luck 😊👍 3mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Happy reading!!! 3mo
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1. Done. A bestiary of medieval monsters and cryptids I recently discovered.
2. Die Schöne Lau, a mermaid that was confined by her husband, a water nix, to the Blautopf (the 'blue pot'), a lake/spring in the Black Forest.
3. Not necessarily. I tend to often prefer the tales of supernatural ones, but there's some megafauna that is very interesting, though.

#SundayFunday @ozma.of.oz
Wanna play? @BeeMagical @Enchanted_Bibliophile @MySharonaK

ozma.of.oz That is a very cool story! Thank you for sharing! 3mo
Enchanted_Bibliophile Thanks for the tag 🌼 3mo
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Beautiful Bad | Annie Ward
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The #bookspin #bookspinbingo board for February 🌟
#bookspin is the tagged book I'm excited to read once I've finished my current read, #doublespin is The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie.

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Looks great!!! 4mo
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Sooooo... Last book haul of January. 😎
As if I wouldn't be in dire need of more shelf space anyway... 😌

#bookhaul #nonfiction #Japan #thrillers

RaeLovesToRead Aosawa murders is on my TBR too!! 4mo
Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead Oiii... It's my second copy of the book, actually. Have had it on my shelf and TBR for ages. Most of the books from this haul (all the English ones) were from the bargain section and ridiculously cheap. So when I saw Aosawa Murders there, I bought the second copy on a whim - if I like it, I can give the spare copy to someone interested... 😅 (edited) 4mo
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Red Queen | Christina Henry
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Here's the #bookspin #doublespin #bookspinbingo list for #February2022 I finally managed to settle on...

I made three different lists because my moods change so quickly these days.
This is the one I feel most in the mood for today... The tagged book is the one I'm most looking forward to atm (I think)... 😊

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Good luck, and I hope your life is feeling a little calmer this month ❤ 4mo
Yuki_Onna @TheAromaofBooks Thank you dear! Your concern and support mean and help a lot. ❤
Well, I can say I'm happy it's 2022. Honestly, I didn't think I'd survive 2021. Life feels a lot better since New Year's Eve.
@Trashcanman @BeeMagical @StaceGhost
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StaceGhost I‘m so glad you did! And I‘m so glad I met you 😊 Your picks look great, too 4mo
TheAromaofBooks I am glad things are feeling a little more hopeful!! Every day is a fresh start. ❤ 4mo
BeeMagical Fantastic picks!! And I‘m so so so happy Bunny that things are starting to look up!🐰❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I can‘t wait to read “the Changeling” too!!!🌪 (edited) 4mo
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#WondrousWednesday #LitsyAuthors #bookstomovies
Playing this a year late... 😅 Hope you don't mind... ? @Eggs
It's snowy here, and I'm in the mood ❄

1. Not yet, but I have The Devil she drew by Nate Ferreira @llcoolnate and The Flight Attendant by @ChrisBohjalian on my TBR.
2. On #LibraryThing and #TheStoryGraph so far. Thinking of joining #Goodreads and #Netgalley soon maybe...
3. Dare Me by Megan Abbott! (if it isn't a series by now? 🤔)

RaeLovesToRead Let me know if you join Goodreads and I'll add you! 😊 4mo
Eggs Oh my gosh yay you!!! 4mo
Yuki_Onna @Eggs 😂😅 That's so me...
@RaeLovesToRead Yaaay!!! I will! ❤
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Bunny: A Novel | Mona Awad
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1. Yep. Can't explain what type of titles I go for. I guess there's no general rule, the title just has to 'speak' to me.
2. Will I ever be able to shut up about this book and how much I enjoyed it? Ever? 🐰🤩🤔🐇🖤 -Bunny!💗😚 @BeeMagical Have you played?
@Drnkpnkprincess

#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView #surrealism #magicalrealism #madness #horror

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 👍📖📚 4mo
RaeLovesToRead I totally buy books based on the title! Especially non-fiction! They know how to reel me in 🤣 4mo
BeeMagical 100000000% 🐇 🖤🖤🖤🖤 4mo
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#JoyousJanuary #readathon Check-In:
For me, this was a success - I reached my goal of finishing
Nine Perfect Strangers (started it back in June '21, had over 400 pages left to read) and surpassed it by reading
the play King Richard III by William Shakespeare as well as starting my current read, unknown male by Nicolás Obregón. 😎
Samy is pleased ...😁
@andrew65
#Shakespeare #plays #classics #thrillers #psychologicalthrillers

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏🙌🥳🍾🥂😍📚 Thanks for playing along. 4mo
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1. Yeeess! Me likes a lot! 🤩
2. That's a tricky question... I guess the White Women in general, feral black ghost dogs and/or Japanese Yurei. Prefer psychological horror and creepy vibes to gore.
3. Done. Haven't read the book yet, but the classic 70s movie gives me major chills every time...

@ozma.of.oz #sundayfunday #ghoststories #horror

Have you played? Wanna play? @SoyTooSaucy @BeeMagical @Enchanted_Bibliophile @RaeLovesToRead

ozma.of.oz I love seeing older posts come around again! 😁 Thanks for sharing! 4mo
RaeLovesToRead Thanks for the tag! I don't read a lot of ghost stories so my answers probably wouldn't be that interesting! 😅😅 I've got some on my TBR though 🤞🤞🤞 4mo
Yuki_Onna @ozma.of.oz Yaaay! I don't care whether the posts are old or the brand new ones either... Sometimes I'm just not in the mood for playing certain ones on the Sunday you originally posted them and so I'll keep them to answer when they feel 'right' ... 😎 Does that make sense? 🤔 4mo
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Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead Never mind, Rae! 🤗 Uuuhh... Which ones do you have on your TBR, if I may ask? 4mo
RaeLovesToRead The haunting of hill house, the woman in white, the haunted hotel, the secret of crickley hall (not sure if that one has a ghost or not), the shuddering... those are the ones that I can think of off the top of my head. Most of the ghost stories I read have been a bit unsatisfactory!! 🤣🤣 4mo
Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead You're absolutely right, most are a bit unsatisfactory... 😕 Just... meh...
Still I love them and try to find and read as many as possible from all over the world... Don't want to spoil the fun, but The Woman in White -by Collins? does not have a ghost, but it was such a great - and satisfactory 😄 - mystery/gothic/suspense ride! Def. recommend the two Wilkie Collins'!
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Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead Have yet to read the Haunting of Hill House and now I must look up The Shuddering and The Secret of Crickley Hall asap, had not heard about these yet. Thanks!
And if you find any nice/obscure ghost tales along the way, please let me know, ok? 🙂
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RaeLovesToRead I will indeed. So far I've only read crappy ones though! I must be getting the woman in white mixed up with the woman in black! 4mo
ozma.of.oz That makes total sense! ❤️❤️ 4mo
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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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Finally finished this one - started it back in June 2021.
Yay! 😊
Reached my goal for #JoyousJanuary @Andrew65 and
that gorgeous cover?!?
- Snow White, Glacier Lake AND Innuendo for #Pantone2022 #Pantonereadingchallenge2022 @Clwojick

Now my reading year 2022 can finally start... 🥳
#readathon #readingchallenges

RaeLovesToRead I love how this book starts out so good and then goes absolutely nuts halfway through 😆🤣🤣 4mo
Clwojick Woohoo! 4mo
Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 4mo
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Nine Lives | Peter Swanson
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I don't usually 'do' the whole new releases thing, i.e. I don't follow the book release dates and such.
Did a bit of googling, however, and the ones I'm excited for are:
+The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
+The tagged: Nine lives
+The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi
+ @RaeLovesToRead stated that Alan Rickman's memoirs are to be released later in 2022! Heck yeah!

ErinSueMreads Alan rickman!?!?! Literally can't wait. 4mo
Yuki_Onna @ErinSueMreads Yes, right?? Rae said so... So excited for this! It's such a loss that Alan isn't with us anymore... 4mo
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RaeLovesToRead I'm really looking forward to reading what he had to say. I was a huge fan 🥰🥰 4mo
hannah-leeloo I'm also looking forward to the Alan Rickman be was a great man 4mo
Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead Me too! Well, maybe not a HUGE fan, but he was always one I loved seeing in films and he struck me as a wonderful person... I'm also so looking forward to reading his diaries! Thank you for telling us! 🥰 4mo
Alfoster Both Nine Lives and The Golden Couple are good!❤️👍👍👍👍 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing!! 4mo
tokorowilliamwallace I usually don't go for new releases, either. Unless they are philosophy, psychology/neuroscience, or in the social sciences. The preorders I made last year were about cultural memesis, a new science and study of walking, and feminist theory written by an Indian professor in London; and I guess BOTM picks are new or early releases, but I'm not paying $25-30 for new fiction that way! I mostly source from library sales, thrifting, and LFSLs. 4mo
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Untitled | Anonymous
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Saw this in town last week. 😮 I don't agree.

#readmore #stickers #winterreading #readathon

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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Just learned about this one and excited

Though I'm reading more regularly than last year & my reading year has started well, I'm still terribly slow.

My goal is to finally finish Nine Perfect Strangers, my ongoing read from 2021,
so I can eventually start my new reading year properly.
It's entertaining, funny and now picking up its pace - yet I'm still struggling to concentrate on reading.

#readathon #JoyousJanuary #winterreading
@andrew65

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 4mo
Yuki_Onna @Andrew65 Thank you! 😊😁 4mo
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Buchhandlung Wittwer Stuttgart | Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Bookstore)
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First bookhaul of 2022 at my fave local bookstore! 📚🖖

#bookhaul
#bookbuying
#supportlocalbookstores
#2022

RaeLovesToRead Yay!! 4mo
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The Shining | Stephen King
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Late to this one, but now's the time... 😊

❄Tagged.

❄ One very personal goal regarding my loves

❄This nice sunny day and four people in my life

#WondrousWednesday @Eggs

Tagging everybody who hasn't played this one yet and wants to! 😊

❄❄❄

Eggs Lovely! Thanks for joining in ❤️📚🙏🏻 4mo
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1Q84 | Haruki Murakami
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❄That depends - on my mood, the genre and/or the book.
When there's magical realism and or surrealism involved, slow burn is perfect
most times. 👌
❄What an epic. Enjoyed the plot of that one playing out so much.

@TheSpineView #two4tuesday #HarukiMurakami

Wanna play? @Enchanted_Bibliophile @BookBosomed1 @SoyTooSaucy

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 🤩📖📚 4mo
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Look what #LaBefana brought! 🎇 It's opening day and I love my parcel! @thewallflower0707 Thank you so much, Svenja! ✨ #holidayvibes and #sweets ... *Yum!!! 😊

Thank you so much for organizing the #LittleChristmasSwap ! @bookish_wookish ! #LCS #winterreading #LitsySwaps

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Nine Perfect Strangers | Liane Moriarty
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Thanks for the tag, dear @hannah-leeloo ! 💙
#thoughtfulthursday @MoonWitch94

✨Thank you! Get back into reading again in the first place, I guess. My tentative reading goal would be 35 books this year, but that's not really important...
✨ commitment
✨Started it in June last year, put it off for a long time. I want to finish it as I'd like to start my new reading year afresh afterwards. It's an entertaining read, though and I enjoy it...

Yuki_Onna Happy 2022 to all of you! I'm happy and deeply grateful to have found such wonderful friends here. All the best to everybody!

Wanna play @Nute @trashcanman @RaeLovesToRead @BeeMagical ?
4mo
RaeLovesToRead Thanks for the tag! 😊 I hope 2022 brings you some nice surprises 😁 Good luck getting back into reading. Don't worry about how many books you read, just enjoy them and share with us! 💕 4mo
BeeMagical I can‘t wait to read this one too Bunny!💗 4mo
Yuki_Onna @RaeLovesToRead Thank you so much, Rae! 😊 Let's hope exactly that! 💕 4mo
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The Black Dahlia | James Ellroy
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🎄🎄🎄 Look what arrived!!! 🎄🎄🎄
@kaysworld1 @MaleficentBookDragon

The missing #jolabokaflod package! I started an enquiry at the German Post.
It looks like they delivered it already on December 17 - but to someone different under another address who only now found the time to put it in my mailbox, where I found it yesterday evening...😀

Yuki_Onna Could DHL/German Post PLEASE stop messing up big time?! I feel bad to participate in #swaps #LitsySwaps already because there's a delivery problem with them every so often. My swap matches do everything right and early and in time - and DHL drops the packages SOMEWHERE without notifying me. 🤬
Which makes everyone feel ... 😣, especially my matches and the swap organizers, who should feel good, not the opposite...
4mo
kaysworld1 @Yuki_Onna It's ok hun I'm glad you got it now xx 4mo
Yuki_Onna Thank you soo much, dear Kay! 🤍 I love my parcel! Can't wait to dive into the book and - white chocolate? Yuuumm!!! 😊 @kaysworld1 4mo
MaleficentBookDragon Wow. I am just happy it FINALLY made it to you. YAY@! 4mo
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Spin Me Right Round | David Valdes
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My #Bookspin / #BookspinBingo list for January. 🥳

The first seven ones would be rereads for me I'm just in the mood for. All of these I either especially enjoyed (and I would like to see whether I still enjoy them as much) or fit my mood atm.
Let's hope 2022 reading will be more fun and successful than last year's...

Happy 2022 to all of you, dear fellow Littens!
✨✨✨

@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 5mo
Nute Happy New Year, Samantha!💜🥳💜 Cheers to having a lot more fun in 2022! 5mo
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Other Mrs. (Original) | Mary Kubica
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Your #Jolabokaflod parcel put a smile on my face, @Mrs_B 🎄
Thank you so much, Lucy!! I hope I'll be able to write back soon...
Merry Christmas to all of you, dear friends!

@MaleficentBookDragon #Christmas #Christmasreading #bookishtraditions #Litsyswaps #Iceland

Mrs_B Merry Christmas! Keep Smiling! 💙 💙💙 I hope you enjoy the book and get that chocolate open!!! 😆 5mo
RaeLovesToRead Merry Christmas 💕 5mo
StaceGhost Merry Christmas! 🎄 5mo
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kaysworld1 I take it you still haven't received mine yet? I did send it honestly and I sent tracking to the event organiser woman for both parcels. I feel so bad do you want me to send something else for you so you don't miss out? Xx 5mo
Yuki_Onna @Kaysworld1 It's still not here, sadly. But don't worry, I'll ask Chelle for the tracking number first! Surely we can figure out what mess the delivery company has created...
xxx
@MaleficentBookDragon Chelle, would you please send me the tracking number of the parcel? Even if it says it was delivered successfully (which it isn't, at least not with me), once I have the tracking no., I can start an enquiry with the German Post where it was dropped.
5mo
MaleficentBookDragon @Yuki_Onna I just sent it to you. Let me know what you find out. 5mo
Yuki_Onna @Kaysworld1 Please don't worry, dear! None of the issues with the German Post/DHL are your fault in any way and I don't mean to make you feel bad!!! 🧡
I thank you and I'm happy you are my match!!!
International swaps are so exciting - That's not the issue. You did everything right!!! The thing is the German Post/DHL - They are messing things up so often... Even parcels within Germany-I'll find out where your parcel is! 😉👍 I'll let you know!
5mo
Yuki_Onna @MaleficentBookDragon Thank you so much, Chelle! I've started investigating and I'll let you know!😁 5mo
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Can Anybody Help Me? | Sinad Crowley

Please? ... I can't go on.
Is there no luck for me?

TheAromaofBooks ❤ ❤ ❤ I don't know what all you are going through, but I'm praying for you and sending warm thoughts your way. ❤ 5mo
BeeMagical Sam❤️❤️ I‘m not sure what‘s going on but I am always, always here! I know you are far but we could always WhatsApp❤️❤️ I hope you‘re okay but know it‘s okay to not be❤️ …thinking about you bunny🐰❤️ 5mo
RaeLovesToRead Are you OK? Is there anything I can do to help? Don't despair, things can always get better 💕 5mo
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RaeLovesToRead A song that has helped me a lot when I've been feeling at my lowest is Be Still by The Killers. It has such wonderful lyrics. It's about remembering and valuing that you have a good heart no matter what happens in life. If you're feeling very sad, please find somewhere quiet and have a listen to it. However you are feeling now, things can and will get better. xxx 5mo
Trashcanman I'm here if you need someone to talk to. I am wishing you the best my lovely friend. 5mo
RaeLovesToRead Please let us know you are OK. I'm worried about you ❤ 5mo
Yuki_Onna @BeeMagical Bunny, darling...💗, @Trashcanman lovely friend back 💛,
@RaeLovesToRead 🤗 , @Mrs_B thanks so much!!! , @TheAromaofBooks Thank you!!!

My dears, thank you for your messages. I'm not ok. Still alive though.
I don't know how to go on.
Sadly, I don't have WhatsApp (I boycott it 🤐). Is Telegram an option for you?
5mo
BeeMagical Bunny💗 just set up telegram - @beemagical (username) 5mo
Yuki_Onna @BeeMagical Bunny ❤ You're ... awwwwww...
I can't. I simply cannot. I don't know what to do. Maybe I can pack it into email bit by bit.? I will use Telegram when everything is fine again. When.
I'll give you my email: sachmets_desert@web.de
I'll have to write in bits and pieces once I've got enough strength. I don't know.
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Mrs_B @Yuki_Onna hey, you have my email please do feel free to email me anytime xxx sending you big love 5mo
Mrs_B You have my number if you want to iMessage if you have an iPhone? 5mo
BeeMagical ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
Yuki_Onna @BeeMagical ❤️❤️ I have mailed you, Bunny 🐰 Love ❤️ 5mo
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It's here - your parcel has made it 😊 Thank you so much - I'm excited!
@Mrs_B 🎄🎄🎄

@MaleficentBookDragon #jolabokaflodswap #jolabokaflod #Christmas #booksforChristmas #winterreading #LitsySwaps

Mrs_B Yayyyyy!!! Phew! 5mo
Mrs_B Geez I hope after all this you like it and don‘t already have it! You can open the brown wrapping - there‘s Christmas wrapping paper inside. :) 5mo
Mrs_B @Yuki_Onna OPENING DAY!!!! Hope you like it 😘 5mo
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My #LittleChristmasSwap parcel arrived! Yay! ⭐
Thank you, Svenja! @thewallflower0707 I'm excited!

@bookish_wookish #LCS #Christmas #LitsySwaps

bookish_wookish Yay! 🎄 5mo
thewallflower0707 Phew, and I‘m relieved 😅 🎄🎉 5mo
Yuki_Onna @thewallflower0707 😂 Me too... 🎄✨ 5mo
BeeMagical I spy a persimmon!😍 this package is too cute! 5mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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Thank you for the tag, @hannah-leeloo ! 😊
@Eggs #WondrousWednesday #holidays #Christmas #ChristmasReading

1. Just chilling ... Meeting and chilling with loved ones. ❄
2. Haruki Murakami, David Lynch (a film director, but never mind... 😅) and Banana Yoshimoto (although I tend to neither like nor 'feel' her books... What does that say about me? 🤔)
3. A shelf of surrealism and mochi ice cream... 🖖

Wanna play, dear Bunny? @BeeMagical 💗

BeeMagical What flavour of mochi!! 5mo
Yuki_Onna @BeeMagical Bunny!!! 💗💗💗 Thanks for the Bunny tag yesterday!!!
All flavours, plz, if you ask me... 😊 But in this case it was pistachio... 😋*Yum*
I'd love to try the matcha variant,
but you only get it in bigger cities like Frankfurt, it seems...
5mo
tokorowilliamwallace Nice, another David Lynch enthusiast! What are some other film directors similar to him you like? 5mo
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Posted my #LittleChristmasSwap package yesterday! Hope it arrives quickly and safely! ❄❄❄

@bookish_wookish
#LCS #Christmas #ChristmasSwaps #LitsySwaps #Christmasreading

thewallflower0707 Hi, have you received my e-Mail? 5mo
Yuki_Onna @thewallflowe0707 I have! Just responded to it! 💝 5mo
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My #bookspin list for December. Much as I'd love to participate in #bookspinbingo as well, I doubt my ability to. This year is about survival, not reading... @TheAromaofBooks

Yuki_Onna ...
All the other low-key readathons I'd like to join this December:
#Adventathon hosted by @ozma.of.oz
#Wintercosy @Puddlejumper
#AveryMerryReadathon @TheSpineView
for which my goals are to hopefully at least finish my #bookspin book as well as Nine Perfect Strangers, which I started in ... what? June?
and #HolidayHorrorReadathon @Patchshank
because mysteries, thrillers and ghost stories are basically all I read anyway... ❄
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RaeLovesToRead I'm terrible at completing reading challenges usually, but it doesn't stop me from signing up for them! 😁😁 6mo
Trashcanman Like a shiny new thing 6mo
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TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Good luck!! 6mo
Yuki_Onna @Trashcanman 😆 I wish... I wish it were like that, George... 🖤 6mo
TheSpineView Good luck!🤩📖📚 6mo
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Snowman of My Dreams | Rob Matthews
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Thank you for the tag, @wanderinglynn ! 😊
@TheSpineview #two4tuesday #Christmas #winter #December #Decemberreading

❄the lights, snow, Christmas Markets, festive decorations, Christmas trees, Christmas shopping, the darkness, the smell of cinnamon or mulled wine...

❄I also don't have a set December TBR. Let's see what I'm in the mood for... ?

Would you like to play this one @RaeLovesToRead @hannah-leeloo ? ❄

wanderinglynn Ooh yes, the smell of cinnamon 🎄💚 6mo
TheSpineView Brr... snow. Not ready for snow yet. Thanks for playing! 6mo
Yuki_Onna @TheSpineView We had the first snowfall of the year the day before yesterday - but it didn't stay. I like snow and the cold - the only thing I cannot stand in winter is rain when it's cold... Brrr.... I much prefer snow to rain in winter! ⛄ 6mo
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TheSpineView @Yuki_Onna I'll send you my snow!🤣🤣🤣❄❄❄ 6mo
Yuki_Onna @TheSpineView 🤣 Please do! Do you get much snow? 6mo
TheSpineView @Yuki_Onna Not really. Generally about 3 to 5 inches during the course of the winter. But there are always the years that are the exceptions. 6mo
Yuki_Onna @TheSpineView You're lucky! Most years, we don't just get a bit of snowfall that doesn't stay or no snow at all. Just icy rain... 😖 6mo
RaeLovesToRead The lights 🥰 6mo
tokorowilliamwallace Mood reading seems all I can do currently for the last few years. 5mo
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