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We Have Always Lived in the Castle
We Have Always Lived in the Castle | Shirley Jackson
Visitors call seldom at Blackwood House. Taking tea at the scene of a multiple poisoning, with a suspected murderess as one's host, is a perilous business. For a start, the talk tends to turn to arsenic. "It happened in this very room, and we still have our dinner in here every night," explains Uncle Julian, continually rehearsing the details of the fatal family meal. "My sister made these this morning," says Merricat, politely proffering a plate of rum cakes, fresh from the poisoner's kitchen.We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Shirley Jackson's 1962 novel, is full of a macabre and sinister humor, and Merricat herself, its amiable narrator, is one of the great unhinged heroines of literature. "What place would be better for us than this?" she asks, of the neat, secluded realm she shares with her uncle and with her beloved older sister, Constance. "Who wants us, outside? The world is full of terrible people." Merricat has developed an idiosyncratic system of rules and protective magic, burying talismanic objects beneath the family estate, nailing them to trees, ritually revisiting them. She has made "a powerful taut web which never loosened, but held fast to guard us" against the distrust and hostility of neighboring villagers.Or so she believes. But at last the magic fails. A stranger arrives -- cousin Charles, with his eye on the Blackwood fortune. He disturbs the sisters' careful habits, installing himself at the head of the family table, unearthing Merricat's treasures, talking privately to Constance about "normal lives" and "boy friends." Unable to drive him away by either polite or occult means, Merricat adopts more desperate methods. The result is crisis and tragedy, the revelation of a terrible secret, the convergence of the villagers upon the house, and a spectacular unleashing of collective spite.The sisters are propelled further into seclusion and solipsism, abandoning "time and the orderly pattern of our old days" in favor of an ever-narrowing circuit of ritual and shadow. They have themselves become talismans, to be alternately demonized and propitiated, darkly, with gifts. Jackson's novel emerges less as a study in eccentricity and more -- like some of her other fictions -- as a powerful critique of the anxious, ruthless processes involved in the maintenance of normality itself. "Poor strangers," says Merricat contentedly at last, studying trespassers from the darkness behind the barricaded Blackwood windows. "They have so much to be afraid of."
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UnidragonFrag
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Pickpick

This was good and weird, but not nearly as dramatic as the movie, especially the ending. (2pts. 1 for book, 1 for post)

#TeamStoker #Scarathlon @TheReadingMermaid

TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 13h
IamIamIam I really liked this but I feel like I need to read it again because I definitely missed something... lol 6h
UnidragonFrag @IamIamIam The ending of the book was good! It's just I watched the movie first and it was definitely more dramatic, specifically a person dies who just doesn't in the book. 4h
UnidragonFrag #scaryscavengerhunt black cover (4 | 13) 4h
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sprainedbrain
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I missed a day for #screamathonphotochallenge because yesterday was a whirlwind. Catching up!

If you‘ve read this, you know all about the #poison. If you have not, do yourself a favor and add some Shirley Jackson to your life. 🖤

LeahBergen This was my pick, too. 👏🏻👏🏻 21h
sprainedbrain @LeahBergen great minds and all that! 😂 21h
batsy I fully endorse the last part! 🖤 #Shirley4Life 12h
sprainedbrain @batsy this is one of those times I wish we could ‘like‘ comments. 🙌🏻 5h
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madamereadsalot1
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Watching this one with the kids tonight. I loved the book and so far I'm enjoying the movie. Even though it's more like Castle Lite. 😆
2 pts for #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick

vivastory Castle Lite 😂😂 2d
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LeahBergen
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Bookwormjillk Good one! 2d
vivastory Well done! Is that a tote? 2d
RachelO 😂😂 Perfect photo! 2d
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LeahBergen @vivastory It‘s a book sleeve (folded in half). 😄 2d
LeahBergen @RachelO 😘😘 2d
vivastory Nice! 2d
Susannah That sugar bowl. Yikes. 😵 2d
Aimeesue My favorite Jackson! Oh, Mericat! 2d
4thhouseontheleft I love the book sleeve! ☠️ 🧪 2d
batsy That's a great sleeve! And I also have that edition! 2d
Hooked_on_books You have the best stuff! What a great book sleeve. 2d
Tanisha_A My! That edition! 1d
youneverarrived Great edition! Not seen this one before. 8h
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Jee_HookedOnBookz
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I read this about 5 to 6 years ago, & it still gives me the chills. That shows how powerful Jackson‘s writing is, & how well this story was written. All I can say is, it‘s unputdownable. It was so good that my hubby had to call me, then text me (because my phone was on silent LOL) , to get me out of my hiding place to go out for lunch.

An atmospheric, creepy, eerie & bone-chilling read. Great for Halloween! Also read: The Haunting of Hill House🦇

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Chrys
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This is the only #Orange book in my collection. #ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamStoker @TheReadingMermaid

TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 6d
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Jen_Reads
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Mehso-so

I feel like I‘m in the minority with this one, but I still don‘t know if I liked it or if I didn‘t. It was an odd book I feel.

⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

On another note. I haven‘t worked at Barnes and Noble for over a year now and I ran into one of my story time regulars tonight at Target and apparently I broke a little boys heart. Probably his grandmothers more because I would take time and we would sit and talk for an hour at a time most weeks.

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Mynameisacolour
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Hey group O 👋👋👋 Here are a few books I'd like to throw out as options. Let me know what you think! @collegecatlady @JoScho @Marmie7

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Marmie7 I vote for Fantasticland. Sounds super creepy! I've read We have always lived in the castle but wouldn't mind a reread. 1w
JoScho I have read We Have Always Lived in the Castle and The Amityville Horror. My vote is Fantasticland. It has been on my TBR for a while. Great choices though! (edited) 1w
Shakespearience I RECOGNIZE TWO OF THOSE BOOKS LOL 1w
collegecatlady I have read the Shirley Jackson but anything else is good with me! 1w
Mynameisacolour Awesome! It looks like Fantasticland it is!! @collegecatlady @JoScho @Marmie7 1w
Mynameisacolour @Shakespearience ha ha! I'm so glad my group is good with Fantasticland , I can't wait to read it! Thank you again! 1w
Shakespearience @Mynameisacolour I wish I had a chance to read it before I sent it to you. Will definitely be adding it to my TBR list since it sounded really interesting 1w
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reading_rainbow
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‪can already tell i‘m going to blow through this book quickly, so strange and creepy and odd, i can‘t put it down. i‘m absolutely going to be reading all of Shirley Jackson‘s novels, what a great writer💀 can‘t wait to see the film adaptation on netflix when i‘m finished ‬

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GypsyKat
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Pickpick

I can‘t believe I‘ve waited years to read this, it was absolutely brilliant! Taking place six years after the mass murder of a family, the three remaining members live in isolation. Fear, alienation, love, loyalty, evil, and greed are just some of the themes explored in this gothic novel. Really wonderfully done. 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤

That-Bookish-Hiker The movie is good too! I watched it last weekend on Netflix. 1w
GypsyKat @That-Bookish-Hiker Cool! I‘ll have to watch it! 1w
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GypsyKat
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This has been on my TBR list for a long time! I‘m excited to finally be starting it!

Sace I can't wait to hear what you think about it! I really enjoyed it when I read it. 1w
ferskner MY FAVORITE 1w
Graywacke Such a fantastic 1st paragraph... 1w
batsy One of my favourites, too! 🖤 1w
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SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime
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I have been meaning to read this book for awhile so October seemed like a suitable month to do so. I have really enjoyed Shirley Jackson's other works, and this had a similar, creepy atmosphere to it. I liked this book quite a bit but it was slightly predictable so I didn't find it to be as good as The Lottery, etc.. I read it all in one sitting though and I really felt unsettled after doing so. Happy early Halloween! 💀🎃🏚️

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UnidragonFrag
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Hell is other people, I guess. Movie wasn't bad, though I've heard it's not exactly the same as the book that I haven't read yet. (2pts. 1 for movie, 1 for post)

#teamstoker #Scarathlon @TheReadingMermaid

madamereadsalot1 The book is excellent! I plan to watch it this weekend. 1w
TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 1w
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BookishJess
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Wow. My favorite Jackson so far. Great deep characters and an eerie feel throughout. Hubby and I watched the Netflix movie last night which was good but as usual I prefer the book. Some of the changes they made were strange and very much changed the subtext.

Read this! Perfect for Spooktober!

Sace The perfect October read! 1w
Sace I should probably pull my copy out for a reread. 1w
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MaleficentBookDragon
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Listening to this one for #Scarathlon #screamathon. #TeamStoker
I think I have it figured out. Oh Merricat!
I 🖤 gothic tales.
@TheReadingMermaid

LauraJ The audiobook book narrator is perfect! 1w
TheReadingMermaid Now you should watch it on Netflix girl! 🧟‍♀️ 1w
BookishJess Just finished today! Enjoy 🖤🍄 1w
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4thhouseontheleft That‘s coming up quickly on my TBR! 1w
riversong153 Oh I loved this one on audio!! 1w
Avanders Hiya chica — did you get the #lmpbc package I sent? I think it was supposed to arrive yesterday, but I haven‘t checked tracking yet... 1w
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Jen_Reads
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I‘ve started listening to the tagged book on audible today. I‘ve eyes this one for a while now.

jpellet @Jen_Reads I just checked this out from the library! 2w
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BookishJess
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It‘s almost October - time for some spooky reads! 🎃👻🎃 Starting with this one I‘ve been meaning to read for a while. Then I can watch the movie!

rachaich I read this recently and it was brilliant! 2w
bookandbedandtea I've told myself to read this for the last three Octobers then failed to follow through. I'm determined to read it this year! 2w
Jen_Reads There‘s a movie? 2w
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BookishJess @Jen_Reads Yes! Just recently came out on Netflix. 1w
BookishJess @bookandbedandtea I just finished it and oh my I don‘t know why I waited so long! If you can fit it in this October do it! 1w
bookandbedandtea @BookishJess You're inspiring me! I'll make a point of it! 1w
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reading_rainbow
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spooky reads 🧡🖤🎃 excited about this

annamatopoetry I love that book! 2w
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britt_brooke
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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A bizarre family tragedy leaves two sisters and an uncle as a large estate‘s lone inhabitants. They are pariahs ridiculed by the town. A strange atmosphere surrounds this story and these girls. This, my first Shirley Jackson, was entrancing. So eccentric and mysterious. The unanswered likely annoys some, but it‘s really not important. Loved it!

LeahBergen I‘m so glad you liked this one, too! 👏🏻👏🏻 2w
batsy This has become one of my favourites 💜 2w
Palimpsest ❤️ I read this book this year and absolutely loved it! Nice review. 2w
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KarenUK I loved this one too, so glad you loved it 😊💕 2w
britt_brooke @Palimpsest 💚 Thanks! 2w
Reviewsbylola Maybe this is one I should try since you liked it better than THoHH. 2w
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola This one is SO much better, IMO. 2w
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BookishJess
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#7days7covers #covercrush Day 4
7 days, 7 covers you love, no explanation. Try to tag someone new each day.

Anyone who hasn‘t been tagged yet you‘re invited to join in! ✌🏼

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JenniferP
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BiblioLitten
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I have always been fascinated with the cover.
#7days7covers #covercrush
Day 5 🖤

batsy It's a very evocative one! 3w
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Catsandbooks
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4.5/5 ⭐️s I throughly enjoyed this classic! Six years after the death of their family, Mary Katherine and Constance receive a visit from their cousin that disrupts their routine. Even though I still have questions this story kept me intrigued til the end.

Spoiler discussion questions in the comments.

Catsandbooks Obviously Merricat was a sociopath but did anyone else think she may be on the autism spectrum? 4w
Catsandbooks Also I read an idea Merricat practiced witchcraft. This made sense to me since she used powerful objects or words to ward off danger and protect their home. 4w
Joyfulmimi I LOVED this too. 4w
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Catsandbooks Another idea I saw was that Jonas the cat is a familiar which also supports the idea that Merricat practiced witchcraft. 4w
Joyfulmimi She was weird. I will say THAT @catsandbooks 4w
Joyfulmimi I always think about this book when I see abandoned houses. 4w
Catsandbooks @Joyfulmimi Yes, Merricat is definitely strange, I kept reading cause I had to find out what her deal was. Although I felt everyone in the book was a little weird. 4w
Joyfulmimi I thought of that male cousin that showed up as being the devil or, at least, evil as I recall 4w
Joyfulmimi The thing about this book was that it conceivably could truly have happened and they continued to live in a house that looked abandoned. I pass by a lot of them on country roads that I drive. 4w
Catsandbooks @Joyfulmimi I agree, she referred to him as a demon at some point and I was like yes, he is from hell lol 4w
Joyfulmimi I did not like Shirley Jackson‘s other well-known book 4w
Catsandbooks @Joyfulmimi so true. I think that's part of the creepy factor is that it could possibly be reality. I have a few houses like that in my neighborhood and I feel like I'll never look at them the same way. 4w
Catsandbooks @Joyfulmimi is that haunting of hill house? I think? I haven't read it. This my first Shirley Jackson. 4w
Joyfulmimi Yes. I did not like that one at all. That‘s my opinion. It was a letdown after this one. (edited) 4w
Catsandbooks @Joyfulmimi that's too bad. Least this one was good! 4w
Joyfulmimi Yes and I usually do not read books like this. Not sure how or why I picked it up. 4w
Catsandbooks @Joyfulmimi I don't either! I've just started to try some creepy thriller type books but it's normally not my genre. I picked it up cause I'm part of a reading challenge group and it met the criteria for a prompt. I was like well it's short so if I don't like it at least it won't last long 😂 4w
ferskner This is one of my top five favorite books. 4w
Catsandbooks @ferskner definitely a good one 🙌🏼 4w
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BookwormAHN
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Pickpick

This was an exceedingly nutty book. I enjoyed it but Merrycat may be the queen of unreliable narrators. My favorite Shirley Jackson book by far 🐱
Also I did the audio version but according to Goodreads this book is 146 pages so I'm using for #BBRC #YeahBaby less than 150 pages @LibrarianRyan

Clare-Dragonfly Queen of unreliable narrators—perfect way to describe Merricat! 4w
LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 4w
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MicheleinPhilly
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#7Days7Covers #CoverCrush Day 7.

And on that note, I‘m out. Thanks for the tag @LeahBergen and the fun idea @Cinfhen !

Cinfhen Nice choice ❤️❤️I‘m glad YOU enjoyed 😘 4w
vivastory Being an unabashed Jackson fan, I feel I seriously dropped the ball letting this one slip my mind. Glad you posted! 4w
GatheringBooks oh wow! is the entire book illustrated??? 4w
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MicheleinPhilly @GatheringBooks Sadly it‘s just the front and back covers and French flaps that are illustrated. 4w
LeahBergen I‘ve been enjoying your picks! 👏🏻👏🏻 4w
GatheringBooks @MicheleinPhilly ah. good to know! i still am salivating over it. 🧚🏼‍♀️😂🤣📚📚📚 4w
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allureofbeauty
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Finished this one today. I listened to “The Haunting Of Hill House” a few months back and I will say they do feel similar. But also it was the exact same narrator who wasn‘t particularly my favorite but I recognized her voice immediately. I hated Charles. But I enjoyed the story. And the movie will be on Netflix tomorrow which I intend to watch.
#shirleyjackson #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle #audiobook #libby #gothic

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RachelS89
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Mehso-so

At the beginning of this novel, we are introduced to 3 members of the Blackwood family: 18-year-old Merricat, her agoraphobic sister Constance, and elderly Uncle Julian. They are the only survivors of a poisoning that killed the rest of the family 6 years earlier.
It's atmospheric, but disturbing stories with unreliable narrators aren't really my cup of tea. It was under 200 pages, but it still seemed longer than it needed to be.

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Cortg
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I thought this was really good! There are a lot of layers to it and it would make a great discussion. It was creepy, especially the more I thought about it. Two girls and their uncle, living in what was a beautiful, high society house after a public family murder. The towns people are awful to them for various reasons. Circumstances change drastically and their story becomes that much more eerie. More reason to stay away from sugar 😜

MCYmermaid ☕️❓ 1mo
Cortg I stopped putting sugar in my coffee a few years ago! @MCYmermaid (edited) 1mo
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Kimberlone
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Panpan

If I hadn‘t paid for this from Audible and wanted to finish at least one book for #AuthorAMonth, I probably would not have finished this. Can anyone tell me what the point of this book was? How much of the story was I supposed to take literally and how much was just fantasy? Were Merricat and Constance sociopaths or just mentally disturbed? What was the deal with Cousin Charles? Did the girls stay living in the house all Grey Gardens-esque?

Cortg Oh geez! I have an hour and 14 minutes left! 1mo
Karisa It's no Lottery, that's for sure! 😜 1mo
monalyisha I wrote this review 5 years ago. Today, I count it as one of my favorite books ever. 😬 It seems I was most taken with the mood & the language: https://noboysallowedreviews.wordpress.com/2014/06/07/48hbc-2014-review-4-we-hav... 1mo
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BiblioLitten
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When the first page makes you fall in love with the book.
The black sesame ice-cream was a perfect accompaniment. 🖤
#loveatfirstsight #loveatfirstbite

Moony Oh I love sesame ice cream 😍 1mo
rubyslippersreads I can see I need to read this! 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this book and this flavour is so good! 🍦 1mo
Smrloomis Black sesame ice cream is the best! 😋 1mo
ShelfRighteous This book proves you dont need ghosts to write horror. Oh so creepy😈 1mo
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Cortg
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DC traffic is no joke! I decided to meet a friend in her neck of the woods and hike the Manassas Battlefield and grab some lunch. 60 miles took me 1.5 hours there 2 hours and 15 minutes to get home! I made a HUGE dent in my audiobook! Now I‘m chillaxin in the backyard with the dog, sipping on my drinky drink hubs whipped up when I walked through the door ❤️

Tamra Sounds like an ideal reward. 😁 1mo
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sudi
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This is a very weird book and I‘m still conflicted over how I feel about it. Initially I found it really boring, because there was always an air of suspense but nothing much happened. The second half I liked better with the introduction of Charles Blackwood, things started to get a little interesting but again it led to nowhere. I think my mistake was having different expectations of how this book would progress...👇

sudi when I should‘ve just read it first without expecting anything. I‘m still giving this a pick for how bizarre the main characters are, I don‘t think I‘ve come across a character like Merricat.

After reading this book and the short stories, I‘m so intrigued by Shirley Jackson as an author and also as a person. I will definitely try to pick up her autobiography\biography, depending on which one exists.
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Soubhiville Logged for Author a Month! 💜 1mo
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EyrePrejudice
Panpan

Loved the premise of the book and how it flows. But I have to admit that I wanted to strangle Mericat for all her foolishness and how spoilt she was. It did not bother me that we find out she was the killer in the family, or even her burying things in the yard. But her constant other childish behavior, such as her attempts to get rid of Cousin Charles by placing wet twigs and leaves on the bed. She is only making more work for her sister!

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ShyBookOwl
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Gorgeous editions 😍

@Nute 😊

Twainy I love them. Now I have Chapters envy! 😊 2mo
ShyBookOwl @Twainy Haha they were 3 for $10 too! 2mo
Twainy B&N has a sale right now that I‘m trying really hard to ignore. Three for $10 is a fabulous deal❣️ 2mo
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ShyBookOwl @Twainy I hear that. I had a gift card so it was a go wild kind of trip. 2mo
Lcsmcat Those are cool editions ! 2mo
janeycanuck Lovely! Who is the publisher? 2mo
ShyBookOwl @janeycanuck Arcturus 2019 editions 😊 2mo
reading_rainbow ooooh beautiful covers 😍 2mo
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IndoorDame
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Pickpick

For my second Shirley Jackson I did switch to audio. I don‘t know if that‘s what made the difference or if I just got swept away with the flow of this one more easily, but either way I thought this story was great. It‘s quirky, and not exactly scary, but sort of Adams family spooky, which is fun. #authoramonth

Soubhiville I agree completely! I enjoyed it 😊 2mo
veritysalter I adored this book, the imagery stuck with me. 2mo
Soubhiville Logged for Author a Month! ❤️ 1mo
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averagejulia333
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Pickpick

A wonderfully gothic tale about a dysfunctional family. Told from the viewpoint of the very unreliable narrator Mary Katherine. (Merricat for short)

Rating: 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤

Sidenote: Definetely buy the Penguin version of this! The cover is beauuuuutiful!

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Kimberlone
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@Soubhiville thank you for the reminder about #AuthorAMonth. I should be able to finish this one before the end of August since it‘s a pretty short one!

riversong153 I enjoyed this on audio!! 2mo
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OriginalCyn620
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Pickpick

This was a weird little book but I liked it! I liked Merricat‘s sass! It was a bit strange in places but the theme of persecution also makes it kinda sad. #authoramonth

Soubhiville I liked it too! 2mo
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Soubhiville
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I‘m really glad you all voted for Shirley Jackson for this month‘s #AuthorAMonth!

What a fun, creepy little book! I loved Mary Kat and Constance and Uncle Julian. I‘m still not entirely sure what was real or not real.

I hope very much that I have time to read another of her‘s this month, but if I don‘t I‘ll certainly pick up more in the future!

OriginalCyn620 I‘m reading this one right now! 2mo
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lazylokistarkthorcaptain
Pickpick

I would give this a solid 4 stars. I enjoyed it.

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rkeo
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Pickpick

Eerie. Bizarre. Otherworldly. Reading this makes you extremely uncomfortable, yet awes you with the superb, simple prose. The characters are haunting & layered. I was left with a very unsettling, indescribable feeling when I finished reading this, perhaps because I was so drawn in to the mind of the main character. Her craziness slowly unfolds, drags you in, and makes you feel crazy, too. How haunting when the horror isn't paranormal, but human.

sarahljensen It's such a great read! 2mo
Addicted_to_books Sounds like a great book to read for fall! 2mo
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sudi
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Thank you @Eggs for tagging me 😊😘

1. Lindt chocolate truffles 😋. I will finish the entire pack 🙈😆
2. My new sport shoes.
3. Tagged ☝
4. Everyone who liked this post, consider yourself tagged 😊

#wondrouswednesday

Eggs 💗📚👏🏻📚🤗 2mo
chaoticgoodhufflepuff Oh, second on those truffles! ❤️ 2mo
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Teacups_and_Time

In the last two weeks I've re-read The Siren & The Angel (Tiffany Reisz), then read the first two Thornchappel books (Sierra Simone) (okay cliffhanger!) And today I rolled through We Have Always Lived in the Castle.
In celebration of hopping back on the reading train, I decided to start posting here again. :)

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riversong153
Pickpick

I just finished this on audio last night. The narrator was AMAZING. Shirley Jackson is the master of creepy thrillers. I loved every bit of it. Listen to this if you‘re into the genre! 🤓🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩

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BooknerdsLife
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#ColorMePretty #Orange
Penguin Classics always have the best collection and most gorgeous edition. I love these with their #frenchflap & deckle edges & the cover arts by artist Eric Nyquist.

#PenguinBooks #Classics #penguinclassics #booknerd #bibliophile #readerslife #bookworm

Nute I‘m into these as well!🙂 3mo
BooknerdsLife @Nute Yeah! 🤗 They are too pretty to say no to! 😆 3mo
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toofondofbooks
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 🧡🧡🧡 3mo
Caroline2 Oh lovely editions. 💖 3mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I hope you win this challenge. Your photos are always amazing. 💖📖💖 3mo
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ashsbookmarks
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Hour 12 Challenge
I get all my audiobooks exclusively from the Libby app. Sometimes I have to wait for them but they are free, so I‘ll wait 🤷🏻‍♀️
#libby #audiobook #readmore #listenup #24in48 @24in48

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Varshitha
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TBR picks for #24in48 readathon..

Christine Such good ones! 3mo
Erinreadsthebooks Great list! 3mo
Varshitha @christine @Erinreadsthebooks Thank you,, unfortunately, work called and I didnt even start☹️ 3mo
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rachaich
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Pickpick

This was fabulous!
Full of mystery and intrigue, with subtle pointers and clues.
Really pleased I've read it, and will read more by her.

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rachaich
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Oh my! This is ace so far.
I had no idea how it would read and I'm fascinated to keep reading!

Palimpsest I recently read this book and love it so much! Enjoy! 3mo
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