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The Wicked Deep
The Wicked Deep | Shea Ernshaw
Two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery in the small coastal town of Sparrow. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding town. Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge, luring boys into the harbour and pulling them under. Out beyond the bay, Penny Talbot lives with her mother on Lumiere Island. Penny, like many locals, has accepted the fate of the town. But this year, on the eve of the sisters' return, a boy named Bo Carter arrives. He is looking for work and a place to stay, unaware of the danger he has just stumbled into. Penny warns him, she tries to persuade him to leave, but like many outsiders, he doesnt believe there is danger hidden beneath the waves. Mistrust and lies spread quickly through the salty, rain-soaked streets. The townspeople turn against one another. Penny and Bo suspect the other of hiding secrets. And death will come swiftly to those who cannot resist the call of the sisters. But only Penny sees what others cannot. And she will be forced to choose: save Bo, or save herself.
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MoonWitch94
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Oh My Goodness!!! Thank you so much, @SauerPatch for these goodies! You picked great books 📚 and I love the scarf 🧣 I cannot wait to read these. 🧡💛❄️ #LitsyLove #winterswap ❄️Special thank you to Misty & Christine for putting this swap together ❄️

TheBookHippie 💟💟 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 2mo
SauerPatch I‘m so happy you like it all! (I loved the cover of The Wicked Deep!) I haven‘t opened mine yet because I‘m saving it for after my littles are asleep. 😴🤗 2mo
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lahousewyfe
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Eerie and suspenseful. This story of three ghosts set on revenge for two hundred years settles in and doesn't let you go. A love story I won't forget very soon.

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Lovesbooks87
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This book gave me major Hocus Pocus vibes. The Swan Sister were drowned 200 years ago on their birthday. For 200 years the sisters come back on June 1 to steal 3 girls bodies and seek revenge towns boys by drowning them. When Bo comes to town he has no idea what goes on in this town for three weeks. Penny is determined that he won‘t be one of the sisters victims. This book kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. I loved it!

Lovesbooks87 3rd completed book in the #24b4monday readathon. 3mo
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lost.in.a.book
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Just finished this book up; and surprisingly, I really enjoyed it. It's magical, whimsical, and simplistic.
🌙🌙🌙🌙

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kylienoele
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I swear @GypsyKat is the best person ever!! I love getting to do Halloween exchanges with friends! These are just the books, bookmarks, and stickies, she sent so much more!!!

GypsyKat Love you, woman! 💖🖤💖🖤💖 3mo
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VioletBramble
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#screamathonphotochallenge
#murder

Three sister witches were put to death by drowning by the people of their town. Every summer they return, possess three girls from town, and drag young men from town into the water.
I‘m looking forward to reading this one.

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Mrs_Organized_Chaos
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I picked this up on a whim at the library. It is pretty good. I read 75% of it yesterday.

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BookwormAHN
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Thank you so much @SamHeartCoffee This was so sweet of you. I'll add this to my #scarathlon pile 👻

SamHeartCoffee You‘re welcome! Enjoy! 😻😺 4mo
rather_be_reading loved that one! 4mo
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cleoh
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#7days7covers #covercrush day 7!

seven covers in seven days, no explanation!
tag someone new each day!

if you haven‘t joined in the fun yet, or want to do another round, consider yourself tagged! 💕

jenniferw88 I'm going to do another round! 4mo
cleoh @jenniferw88 I think I will too eventually! 4mo
Centique That‘s gorgeous! 4mo
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Insightsintobooks
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Perfect for fall!! I'm not really a huge fan of YA unless it comes to anything witchy or magical that is!

#kindledeals #kindledeal #ebooksale

allureofbeauty Grabbed it myself earlier. 5mo
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MeganMadsen
The Wicked Deep | Shea Ernshaw
Mehso-so

Pretty standard teen/YA supernatural romance. It‘s a fun read, but nothing earth shattering about it. Also, you‘ll see the twist coming from a mile away.

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MaleficentBookDragon
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Beautiful day to swing and read.

Chrissyreadit Are you planning to do the #allhallowsreadbookexchange this year? Checking in because I can only do so many and this is a favorite... 5mo
MaleficentBookDragon @Chrissyreadit yes I am doing it again. It is so much fun 5mo
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MaleficentBookDragon
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Because I'm just a big child.

mreads Me too, I had some yesterday 😁 5mo
rather_be_reading i love tht book! 5mo
Leftcoastzen 😂Yay,pop rocks! 5mo
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SarieFae
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Fresh witchy plot that leaves you shook.

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dizie_lizie
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And that‘s my A for Astronomy done! The Wicked Deep (3⭐️) #newtsreadathon2019

2/33 books finished

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Siriusly Bookish
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One of my all time fave books... hands down #creepyreads #witchyreads

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Nebklvr
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Mehso-so

The story was decent but the ending didn‘t make a lot of sense.

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rather_be_reading
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When one of your fav authors(Shea Ernshaw) actually responds to you on ig and you have a mini convo! 😍😱😊

Texreader So cool!! 7mo
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BookishWiccan
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🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

All of the stars to Shea Ernshaw. In her debut novel, she swept me off my feet and stole my heart with this wonderful tale of three sisters. Delightfully witchy and all around a magical read. 10/10 would recommend.

Check out my detailed review on my blog.
https://thebookishwiccan.wordpress.com/2018/08/06/review-the-wicked-deep-by-shea...

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rather_be_reading
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Anyone else have a list of authors they want to see?!

bookandcat Ann. M. Martin. And I might get to meet her this weekend. *screams* 8mo
Recommended4Reading And this is why I follow you...excellent choice in authors! 8mo
rather_be_reading @bookandcat ohhhh thts a good one!! awesome! i hope u do! 8mo
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nu-bibliophile
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It was during the 1800s, three sisters accused and condemned as witches. Every summer they return so that they could have their revenge against the town that has murdered them and taken everything from them.

I pretty much figured out what the twist and the ending would be, so the lack of surprise ruined it a little bit for me. But I still enjoyed the plot and I wouldn't mind re-reading it in the future.

#bookfitnesschallenge
@wanderinglynn

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brilliantglow
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My bookoutlet order came today! Yay! So so so excited #bookhaul

Reviewsbylola Nice! 8mo
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brilliantglow
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Had a happy accident on book outlet last night. I was able to buy 11 books for $60 pretty excited for them to get here.

tammysue 🙌🏻🙌🏻 8mo
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Caffeinated_Reader
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That cover though 😱😍😍😍 it‘s just silver until you shine a light on it then it shimmers in a magical way and I squealed when I realized this lol I LOVE when books do special covers and hidden covers too. I am so thrilled to read this one I might stay up all night eeeeee #47

Caffeinated_Reader Dawwww what a charming story of heartbreak, witches, and forgiveness. It was enjoyable. 8mo
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forestandcrow
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Finished. Oh my God. Highly recommend this book! .

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forestandcrow
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So good. I love it so much. Cant stop reading it!

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kezzlou85
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Bit late but here are my Feb stats. Not a great month. I'm already thinking I may have put my Goodreads target too high. Maybe next month will be better.

Reecaspieces Keep in mind, February is a short month. So next month will be better! You got this!! 👏🏻👏🏻 11mo
kezzlou85 @Reecaspieces aww thank you. That's very true. 11mo
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rather_be_reading
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Part 2 synopsis

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rather_be_reading
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A synopsis of Winterwood from the publisher

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rather_be_reading
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Cover reveal for Winterwood!! I devoured The Wicked Deep last year so I cant wait for this one!! 🌙⭐

megzlynn I adored the Wicked Deep. This is so exciting! 12mo
hannah-leeloo Beautiful cover. Happy reading ☺️ 12mo
C.Perone 😍 12mo
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HOTPock3tt Omg I loved wicked deep too!!! 📚♥️😍🎉 so excited!!! 12mo
Jess_Franzino I LOVED “Wicked Deep”! 12mo
cleoh Oooh my goodness 😍😍😍 can‘t wait for this! 12mo
Craftylikefox I pre ordered it!! Super excited! 12mo
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kezzlou85
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This is a really good read. The book is so well written in terms of description. It's very atmospheric and haunting. The story is good and hooked me from the beginning. The only thing I wasnt too sure on was the ending, without offering up spoilers I felt for Penny. That being said i really enjoyed the book and it was a quick read.

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kezzlou85
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#HelloThursday
 @wanderinglynn
1: currently its -2c and we have freezing fog.
2: about 23/24c
3:19c
4: any weather
5: depends what mood I'm in.

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 💜 Stay warm! 🥶 And freezing fog must be something to see. I can‘t imagine it. 12mo
kezzlou85 @wanderinglynn it's horrible. Lasted most of the day and at times it was so thick you could only see a few metres in front of you. 💜 12mo
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kezzlou85
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Two days into #24B4Monday readathon and I'm at 10 hours 23 mins. That's pretty good for me. Hopefully I can get some more hours in today as well. Hope everyone else is going well.
@TheReadingMermaid
@Andrew65

Andrew65 That‘s a great time. Well done. 🙌 12mo
kezzlou85 @Andrew65 thank you. 12mo
SumisBooks You are doing awesome sweetheart!!!👍🏻👍🏻 12mo
kezzlou85 @TheReadingMermaid thank you so much honey. 12mo
SumisBooks 😘😘 12mo
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EclecticBookLover
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Mehso-so

Just didn't work for me. I thought it an interesting concept until about half way through. The romance really lost me.

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EclecticBookLover
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This quote really resonated with me. I'm really enjoying this book. I added it to my TBR because of all the posts with the cover (with and without the jacket) and I was lucky enough to receive it as part of my #XmasXstitchExchange from @BookaholicNatty. Not my typical read, but I'm hooked!

IheartYA One of my 2018 favorites! 13mo
BookaholicNatty Yay!!!!!! I‘m so glad that you are enjoying it! Since you had it on your TBR I decided to get me one too 😂 Your review sounds fantastic and makes me want to read it sooner! After I saw it in your TBR it started popping up all over the place. I didn‘t realize how popular it was this past year! 13mo
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StarsBish
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Mehso-so

This was a good little quick read. I liked the premise of the book but there were just a couple of parts that didn't quite sit well with me, mainly the whole idea of the town just accepting teenage boys die every year and no-one moving away or anything. I also found the *twist* predictable, but overall, a nice little book.

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aelin_galathynius
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"Love is an enchantress—devious and wild. It sneaks up behind you, soft and gentle and quiet, just before it slits your throat." - The Wicked Deep

#ya #yabooks #SheaErnshaw #pennyandbo #romance #the3sisters #sea

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IheartYA
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#adventrecommends Day 17
I liked this one a lot more than I expected to!

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rather_be_reading
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From Shae Ernshaws instagram

SheReadsAndWrites Such truth... 14mo
TheBogwitch I‘m doing that right this moment. Well, I was before obsessively coming in here. 14mo
Maria514626 This is why I go bonkers when someone says, “Just write a couple of sentences”—assuming it will take a couple of minutes, tops. 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️😂😂 (edited) 14mo
GingerAntics So true. @Maria514626 right? I had someone do that with a 30 page final paper once. “That‘s just 8 pages a day.” That‘s not how it works. 🙄 I can probably write fiction faster than nonfiction, but still. Some days it just tumbles out and other days if you get a few sentences you‘re lucky. (edited) 14mo
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sheffner
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Loved the story, setting, and writing style. I guessed the twist, but still enjoyed the reveal. A bittersweet, haunting, and romantic read.

HOTPock3tt Same I loved this book! I figured out the twist too, but still thought it was well executed 14mo
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leish0727
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The Swan sisters come back every summer solstice for revenge on the town that murdered them 200 years ago. Can the curse be broken or will it continue to repeat every year. The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

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CBee
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I LOVED this book. The imagery, the writing, the characters, all of it. And the twist! I didn‘t see it coming.
I‘m super exhausted so that‘s my tiny review. It‘s good! Read it! 😁🥰
@Gissy thank you again for the book 🧡🧡

Gissy I haven't read it yet! So happy that you liked the book! 📚❤️ 1y
CBee @Gissy I‘ll be interested to hear what you think! 😁 1y
Gissy @CBee I will! 🤗 1y
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Bookartbookmarks
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I can‘t take credit for the photo, but I can for the bookmark. This is on my tbr. What‘s on yours this winter?

RainyDayReading Hoping to read The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle in December! It‘s just sitting on my bedside table...staring at me. 1y
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Johanna414
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@hes7 Look what came in the mail today! I‘m really excited to read everyone‘s comments on this one! @TheBookKeepers @kellyann28 #lmpbc #groupb

kellyann28 This one was probably my favorite to comment on 😂 1y
TheBookKeepers Yay!! I just picked mine up from the mailbox too!! 1y
monalyisha What is #lmpbc exactly? I‘m always intrigued whenever I see posts! 1y
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TheBookKeepers A group of 4 littens each choose a book, read it & mark it up with highlights/notes, then the next month mail it to the next person. Each book passes to the next person until the end of the 4 months, and you get ur original back with everyone‘s notes! Super fun! @monalyisha 1y
monalyisha @TheBookKeepers What a great idea! Thanks for explaining. 💖 Oh... if I were to be interested in trying to get in on such a thing, how would I do it? 🤔 (edited) 1y
TheBookKeepers @monalyisha the host is @suvata but she already completed sign ups for the next round that started Nov 1 😕 so you‘ll have to wait until the next one. I‘ll make a note to tag you next time so you don‘t miss it! Or if you can find 3 other littens willing to join without the official sign up you could still start with this round! 1y
monalyisha @TheBookKeepers That‘s okay! I don‘t know if I was quite ready to commit immediately, anyway... so it kinda works out. 😊 So you know how often she does it? 1y
TheBookKeepers @monalyisha Yes, it repeats every 4 months as the current round closes. So prolly mid February will be sign ups to start the next round in March :) 1y
monalyisha Cool! Sounds good to me. Thanks for helping me be in the know! 🤓 1y
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Cityofamber
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Bailedbailed

Officially DNFing this, I‘m over half way through and haven‘t picked it up in a month and have no motivation to get back to it. 🤷‍♀️ its a shame that it‘s so pretty. 😔

TrishB It is very pretty! 1y
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Jess_Franzino
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I liked this book far more than I expected to, especially seeing how YA is very hit-or-miss with me, & a lot of the reviews said that it fell into a lot of the YA tropes that I despise. I didn‘t find that to be the case at all. It was haunting, surprisingly lyrical at times, & the premise was astoundingly creative. As a writer I appreciated how the author managed to keep an element of surprise with the narrator, seeing how it was in 1st person.

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hes7
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This book was a good one to read in October, and I had a lot of fun with it. As the fourth reader, responding to everyone else‘s comments was my favorite part.

@Johanna414 it‘s headed back to you now. Thanks for a good round of books! @kellyann28 @TheBookKeepers #LMPBC

kellyann28 There were some good comments on that one for sure! 1y
IheartYA I liked this book a lot! 1y
Johanna414 Can‘t wait to read everyone‘s comments! 1y
Sarah1960 On my TBR pile, may need to move it up a bit! Excited. 1y
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slightlyfoxed
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My photography skills are not up to capturing the awesomeness of this #WitchPleaseSwap! Thanks so much @Puredragonstar - I love everything, especially the tea! And I have my own copy of The Wicked Deep, which I debated trying to read before I sent it to you 😹.

Puredragonstar Yay, I'm glad you like it! I'm so sorry about wicked deep!!!! Let me send you a different book!!! 1y
slightlyfoxed No, I‘m glad you sent it! I didn‘t actually have time to read it before - but the bookseller I bought it from hyped it up so much, plus it‘s so pretty, I really wanted my own copy! 1y
monalyisha I agree! The whole book design of “The Wicked Deep” is *gorgeous*! Hope you had a happy #WitchPleaseSwap experience! 🔮🖤 1y
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Puredragonstar
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OMG wholly cow! My eyes are popping out of my skull trying to take in all the goodies you sent @slightlyfoxed !!! I'm so happy thank you, thank you, thank you! I love everything! I've never heard of this coffee before, but the minute I pulled it out of the box the hubby goes OH MAN she sent you the strongest coffee!!! I'm so excited to try it! Thanks so much again I LOVE absolutely everything!!! You rock my socks! #witchpleaseswap #happyhalloween

Puredragonstar @monalyisha thanks again for hosting! And Happy Halloween!!! 😈💀🎃👻🤡👺👹 1y
laurenbescoby Amazing package! 1y
BethM Great box! 1y
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monalyisha Can I steal your package? 😍(Just kidding; Also, I haven‘t opened mine yet. I‘m just flopped in bed perusing all of this wonderful posts). Those bags look AWESOME, I‘m envious of the super-strong coffee (I definitely need some this week), & that Grady Hendrix book is RIGHT at the top of my TBR! (I loved “My Best Friend‘s Exorcism”). Happy #WitchPleaseSwap & happy holidays! 🔮 1y
Gissy Wow! What a great box! Many beautiful things and books😍Enjoy your day! 1y
slightlyfoxed I hope you like everything! This was probably my favorite of all the swap boxes I‘ve put together. I saved mine to open after work, and I can‘t wait! 1y
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booksensation
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Check out my blog for a review of The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw 3.75/5 ⭐️ (link in bio) 😊