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The Missing Season
The Missing Season | Gillian French
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From the author of Edgar Award finalist Grit and The Lies They Tell comes a tense, atmospheric novel for fans of E. Lockhart and Marieke Nijkamp, about friendship, truth, and the creeping fears that cant be outrun. Whenever another kid goes missing in October, the kids in the old factory town of Pender know what is really behind it: a monster out in the marshes that they call the Mumbler. Thats what Claras new crew tells her when she moves to town. Bree and Sage, who take her under their wing. Spirited Trace, who has taken the lead on this years Halloween prank war. And magnetic Kincaid, whose devil-may-care attitude and air of mystery are impossible for Clara to resist. Clara doesnt actually believe in the Mumblernot like Kinkaid does. But as Halloween gets closer and tensions build in the town, its hard to shake the feeling that there really is something dark and dangerous in Pender. Lurking in the shadows. Waiting to bring the stories to life.
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GripLitGrl
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Check out at this awesome 🎃👻Halloween fun👻🎃 #bookmail
This book sounds like the perfect Halloween read! Have you read this one yet?

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LokiDokey
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Whenever another kid goes missing in October, the Pender kids know what is really behind it: a horrific monster out in the marshes they have named the Mumbler. (Goodreads)
I had some issues with the rushed ending and Clara's need to know everything about Kincaid but overall I really liked it.
This is a team themed book and it's about Halloween.
#24B4Monday
@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72
#Scarathlon #teamslaughter @clwojick

Andrew65 A good start with the Readathon. 3w
Clwojick 🙌 🙌 🙌 🙌 3w
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LokiDokey
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It's finally midnight here and I can start reading for #24B4Monday 🤗♥️ I got my book, a snack and my heating pad. Good luck everyone.
@TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65 @jb72
#Scarathlon #teamslaughter @clwojick

Andrew65 Have a great Readathon. 👍😊 3w
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LokiDokey
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Getting in a few chapters before my husband gets home so that we can start some scary movies.
#Scarathlon #teamslaughter @clwojick

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LokiDokey
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1. No I don't
2. Usually I'm a TBR but every now and then I stray and mood read.
3. Cheezits, Fiddle Faddle, Candy
4. Night owl 🦉
5. Don't become discouraged if you don't hit 24 hours.
6. Team themes - mystey, thriller and suspense
7. Mix of physical and ebook
#24b4Monday
#Scarathlon #teamslaughter @clwojick

Charityann Cheezits are always good!😁 (edited) 3w
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Charityann
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Mehso-so

Plot buildup fell a little flat at the end. But 6 points for #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick 🎃📚😈

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Charityann
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Saw this one too - 2 points for #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick 😈🎃👻

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Charityann
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Watched Secret in their Eyes - 2 points for #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick 🎃👻😈

Clwojick i Have this book - i want to read it before i see the movie 1mo
Charityann @Clwojick Didn‘t know it was a book too, I‘ll have to check it out. 1mo
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Charityann
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This is what I have so far... #scarathlon 1 point - #teamslaughter #bookishbingo @Clwojick 👻🕵🏻‍♀️😈

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Charityann
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Anybody else on #teamslaughter doing this mystery bingo? #scarathlon #mysterynovel 🕵🏻‍♀️📚🎃😈 @Clwojick (1 point)

Lizpixie I wasn‘t, but I am now!🙌 1mo
Clwojick 👏 👏 👏 1mo
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Charityann
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I‘m participating in the #bookfitnesschallenge again! #bfcr4 #bookfitnesschallengeroundfour 📚🏃🏻‍♀️ @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌 1mo
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Charityann
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Went to a Harry Potter themed corn maze this afternoon!🎃🌽🍁 1 point for #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick #cornmaze #harrypotter

Clwojick 😱 😱 😱 😱 😱 😱 1mo
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Charityann
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I‘d be Ghostface.... 1 point for #teamslasher 🎃😈📚
#scarathlon @Clwojick

Caroline2 I‘d be Sam...which film is he from?? 🤔 1mo
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Charityann
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$8228 - I‘d love that! 1 point for #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick 🎃👻😈📚

robinb $2970...I could handle that. 🤣📚🎉 1mo
Linsy Diddo! $401 :) 1mo
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missjessie182
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It's October!!! Bring on the horror. #scraymypantsoff #keepmeawakeatnight #thisthishalloween

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Nitpickyabouttrains
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Mehso-so

This book had a cool eerie feeling to it. It was very atmospheric. But I didn‘t care much about the characters or the mystery.

megzlynn Agreed. And I feel like the “romance” was focused on more than the mystery. 3mo
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megzlynn
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Today‘s Prompt

Beach Sand: pick a books that was grainy, and the plot barely developed.

I had highs hopes for The Missing Season, but so far it‘s my least favorite of the year. The focus was so much on the love interest that the mystery and evil character was barely discussed.

#summerreaderstag

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megzlynn
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Lastly for my #midyear stats my least favorite book. I was so excited when this was released. I figured I would have loved it but it focused more on the love interest than the actual plot.

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imabusybee
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The poem at the beginning......😣 I better not have nightmares.

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StellarDoc
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She's taken possession of my Kindle. #Loki #CatsOfLitsy

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megzlynn
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Panpan

Too much love triangle, not enough monster. The main character was undeveloped and showed very little character growth. Her inside dialogue was focused almost solely on the love interest leaving very little room for a complex plot. The ending seemed extremely rushed and contrived. ⭐️⭐️

Lovesbooks87 I bailed on this yesterday and I hate doing that. But seeing that you didn't care for it either makes me feel better about my bail! 6mo
megzlynn @Lovesbooks87 I kept thinking it‘s going to get better it has to but it never did. You didn‘t miss anything by bailing on it. Life is too short for mediocre books lol. 6mo
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megzlynn
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I think my new reading partner is tired.
#kittensoflitsy

alysonwrites Too cute! 😻 6mo
Marilyncjackson Cute ❤️ 6mo
Theaelizabet Awww!🥰 6mo
brit91 Awwww so cute 💖💖💖 5mo
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Lovesbooks87
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Bailedbailed

I have read this author before and I really enjoyed the book that I read. This book sounded really book but unfortunately I just couldn't get into it. I really tired. I read over 200 pages and I didn't really get what was going on or see where the book was leading me too. I had less than 100 pages to find out who the taking the kids of the town but I didn't really care to find out who was doing it. #24b4monday

JoScho I just downloaded this one from the library. Maybe I will just return it. 6mo
Lovesbooks87 @JoScho I would give it a try. I have been in a reading funk lately so it could just be me! 6mo
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Lovesbooks87
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Getting some #24b4monday reading done on my lunch break. Only 2 1/2 more hours until my three day weekend starts. But who's counting!

Ashley_Nicoletto 2 hours and 15 minutes here. But also not counting. 🤣🤣 6mo
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nikkiy_reads
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Next Book Club book arrived today and I can‘t wait!!

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Lovesbooks87
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Amazon preorders from this week! #bookhaul

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HiddenGemBooks
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Whenever kids go missing in October, Pender kids know whats behind it: a monster in the marshes named the Mumbler.

That‘s what Clara‘s new crew tells her when she moves to town: Bree and Sage, who take her under their wing; Trace, whose taken the lead on this year‘s prank war, and Kincaid.

As Halloween gets closer, tensions build in town, it‘s hard to shake the feeling that there really is something dangerous lurking in the shadows.

💥2019💥

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