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Certain Dark Things
Certain Dark Things: A Novel | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Certain Dark Things combines elements of Latin American mythology with a literary voice that leads readers on an exhilarating and fast-paced journey. Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Here in the city, heavily policed to keep the creatures of the night at bay, Domingo is another trash-picking street kid, just hoping to make enough to survive. Then he meets Atl, the descendant of Aztec blood drinkers. Domingo is smitten. He clings to her like a barnacle until Atl relents and decides to let him stick around. But Atl's problems, Nick and Rodrigo, have come to find her. When they start to raise the body count in the city, it attracts the attention of police officers, local crime bosses, and the vampire community. Atl has to get out before Mexico City is upended, and her with it. In 2015, Silvia's debut, Signal to Noise, was named on seven year's best lists: B&N's Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog, RT, BookRiot, Buzzfeed, i09, Vice, and Tor.com. Certain Dark Things was also listed on B&N's Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog as one of 42 books they can't wait to read in 2016 and on io9 as one of 40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Will Rock Your World In 2016!
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EclecticBookLover
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Starting this one today! I still have to mail mine out, hopefully I'll get it in the mail on Friday. Dies the bookmark belong to anyone or does it stay with the book? @Johanna414 @Readergrrl @kellyann28 #lmpbc

Johanna414 It was with the book when I got it from @Readergrrl so I passed it along 2d
EclecticBookLover Thanks, @Johanna414. That's what I thought, but I just wanted to be sure 😊 2d
Readergrrl Oh dear, that bookmark was part of gift sent to me. I was using it when I was reading. I‘m so sorry that I forgot it. Do you mind sending it along? 🤦🏼‍♀️ (edited) 1d
EclecticBookLover @Readergrrl Of course! I can send when I mail the next book tomorrow. 😊 22h
Readergrrl @EclecticBookLover Thank you so much! I‘ll be sending my book off shortly!! 17h
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kellyann28
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This was a "middle of the road" read for me. Didn't hate it but didn't love it! I did like exploring the different vampire clans. I thought they were fun and interesting. I will get this mailed off next week! #LMPBC @Johanna414 @EclecticBookLover @Readergrrl

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Johanna414
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This wasn't my favorite of Silvia Moreno-Garcia's books, but I did really like it. The whole neon-noir atmosphere was really cool! @kellyann28 I will try to get it in the mail tomorrow! #lmpbc @Readergrrl @EclecticBookLover

kellyann28 Awesome, thanks! 4w
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Readergrrl
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This cover had me from the beginning! 🔥🔥🔥 The story was like a 1940s Noir/BladeRunner/Sin City mashup that I‘ve come to love from Moreno-Garcia. I liked the spin on vampire/human drug lords and gang wars set in Mexico City combined with with star-crossed teen lovers. Entertaining!! I highly recommend listening on Audible. The narrator (Aida Reluzco) was splendid, capturing the nuances of Atl and Domingo‘s characters. Worth it!! 4/5⭐️

SamAnne This is my favorite of her books! 1mo
Readergrrl @SamAnne I agree, though I‘ve only read Mexican Gothic. I enjoyed that book too, but CDT really is my type of universe. Very exciting!! 🧛🏼‍♀️ 1mo
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I really loved this new take on vampires. There are different types and they each have a different effect on humans, as well as each on other. Humans with bad blood can also infect some of them too. I did like the ending. I will definitely read more by this author. I will put a spoiler about the dog in a comment below to let you know if they live or not. (For those who need to know before reading.)

bookishbitch The dog, a doberman named Cualli, does survive although it first appears they did not. 1mo
SamAnne This is my favorite book of hers! 1mo
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BookBr
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Mehso-so

This one has a very interesting world concept — vampires of many species all inhabiting our world and relegated to certain areas. Fighting amongst themselves seems almost inevitable… the story was solid and engaging overall, but the pacing felt uneven and that made it hard for me to keep a sustained interest. Still a good read if you like the darker side of vampire fiction.

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Gissy
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This one was a different vampire story. A mix of paranormal characters with humans and drug gangs. I liked the world because it was different with different vampire species It is dark and gory. The conclusion, I think was expected. Sometimes it was difficult to remember some names or words but there is a glossary at the end of the book. 3/3.5⭐️I like that cover😍

Gissy November 2022 #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

3rd and last book read during #NovelNovember @Andrew65 I didn‘t read much this month

#AuthorAMonth @Soubhiville I only have to read now one book I own by this author. But I will like other 3 books written by her.
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Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! 2mo
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MeganAnn
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I‘m a sucker for urban fantasy & really enjoyed this different take on vampires. I loved how Moreno-Garcia plays with the common myths assigning different parts to different types of vampires in her world. I thought the idea that they evolved into different subspecies with various characteristics from various parts of the world was well thought out & executed. Aztecs + vampires 😍

I also enjoyed the noir feel and the various viewpoints …⬇️

MeganAnn Seeing viewpoints from a variety of characters really added to this story and to the noir feel, as well as highlighting the gaps between their roles and lives throughout. I‘m not ready to count this as a favorite quite yet, but I feel that has more to do with my timing in reading it now than it does the book itself. I‘m definitely looking forward to exploring more of this author‘s work as she has been on my TBR list for a long while. 4.5⭐️ 2mo
MeganAnn Also, finished just in time for #authoramonth @Soubhiville 😅. Using this for #nsr22 #noshamereadathon22 Noir category @Nessavamusic 2mo
Nessavamusic Yay! I enjoyed this one as well. 2mo
Reggie My other favorites of hers are Untamed Shores and Signal to Noise. All of her books are so different from each other. 2mo
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bookishbitch
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I'm really enjoying this book. The writing is excellent. The vampires are plenty but there are different types which is a unique take. They are also born and not made. The Doberman belongs to a character and has a bioluminescent tattoo on its neck and face. Did I buy this because of the dog on the cover? I'll never tell. (Tea is Pukka: rose, chamomile & lavender.)

SamAnne It‘s my favorite novel of hers! 2mo
Soubhiville She gets the best cover art! 2mo
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Readergrrl
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Okay, #GroupJ I‘ve finally made my decision. I‘m going with Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. I really wanted to read the others too, but this one has some really cool features like an encyclopedia, author interview, and a cocktail recipe in the back that I want to try. Also, that cover!! 🔥🔥🔥 Wake, Siren would have been my pick, but I‘ve read that it is definitely not a romance.
#LMPBC
#Round16

Johanna414 Sounds like a plan!! 3mo
SamAnne It‘s my favorite SMG! 3mo
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bookishbitch
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I'm hoping to start this one before October ends. I'm trying to finish my ghost stories one 1st though.

Moony Such a cool cover!!! 3mo
bookishbitch @Moony I agree! 3mo
SamAnne My favorite SMG book! 3mo
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iread2much That cover is awesome. If there is a Doberman with cool mystical armor, I want to read this 3mo
bookishbitch @iread2much I will let you know. 3mo
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DebinHawaii
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#Scarathlon2022 #ScarathlonDailyPrompts

Another book from my October TBR, this one is supposed to be a #dark vampire tale & I‘m hoping to get to it this month.

#TeamMonsterMash 🧛🏻‍♀️🧟‍♀️👻🐺🐈‍⬛🧙‍♀️🧟🧛🏻

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TLuvs
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Totally different horror then I expected so far but great story... and it has vampires!

TLuvs Now finishing... wouldn't call this a horror. But, great story, especially if you're a vampire lover. 4mo
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Marialou
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Took me a little while to get into this and I don‘t think it as good as some of the authors other books but this is still a real solid, dark and original thriller.

It‘s kind of ‘Narcos‘ plus vampires and I enjoyed it overall. The second half of the book is particularly good.

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BookDame
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This book is amazing. And this author is becoming one of my favorite authors out there. What are your thoughts? https://linktr.ee/ddphughes #bipoc #vampires #fallreading

ReadingOver50 I thought this was great! 4mo
BookDame @ReadingOver50 me too. And now I want an altered Doberman! 4mo
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TheSpineView
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#Movie2BookRecs @klou
Prompt: Narrow Margin

PageShifter What a cover!! 😍😍😍 I didn't know this book exists 5mo
Klou Wow, this cover 😍 gonna have a better look at this book on goodreads 4mo
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coffees
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First off, this cover is really cool! The story is too but I have to confess I fell asleep a couple of times. I think it's an interesting take on #vampires and I always appreciate the #mexico #historicalfiction settings in Silvia's books, but idk, it was just ok. I really liked Domingo, he was so cute, but Atl was hard to love bc she didn't let ppl close to her. In a way she was very complex. And the ending made me a bit sad lol 3.5 ⭐ #fantasy

Clwojick I love this cover! I‘ve almost picked this up a few times for the cover alone! 5mo
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coffees
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I started this one a few days ago but it didn't instantly catch my interest so i started other books. Now it's time to finish it #vampires #mexicocity #mexicanlore #augustARC @Clwojick

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Johanna414
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I love how Silvia Moreno-Garcia hops from genre to genre with every book rather than sticking to something safe or easy to sell. I liked the noir feel to this one and the idea of different species of vampires. Probably not my favorite of her books, but still a great read!

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Johanna414
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Turns out you don't get much reading done when there are kittens in the house... we are fostering these babies for a couple weeks and I can't get enough of them! I did spend some time listening to the tagged audiobook while snuggling them today 😻

squirrelbrain Aw, cuties! 6mo
JessClark78 🖤🖤 6mo
rubyslippersreads Kittens take precedence over everything else. 😸❤️ 6mo
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MelanieSolane 😍😍😍 6mo
Clwojick So cute!!!! 🖤 6mo
HeyT 😻omg those little faces 😻 6mo
rabbitprincess 😻😻😻😻😻😻😻 squee!!! So cute!!! 6mo
kstadt929 Foster fail??? 😻 6mo
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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Ran out of renewals - so a late night library return was in order…

Will have to remember to reserve it again in the future when there is room in my library holds queue…

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TLuvs
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This sounds so different from other vampire books, I have to give it a try!

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Avanders
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My 2nd (big 😁) #speculativespringswap #sss pkg— WOW @BookwormAHN !! Thank you so much!!! You picked perfect books, I‘m so excited to try the journal, those peeps are 🔥, the coffee smells delish, the candles are all sooo perfect, that little NB is so cute & I 💖 those pens, the crystal soap is soo cool!, & the coaster is exactly perfect for me🤩🤩. Also you wrapped everything beautifully & I love those keys!! Thank you sooo much!!🔮🧬♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

BookwormAHN You're very welcome. Thank you for setting up this swap 😺 9mo
ReadingOver50 Certain Dark Things was awesome 9mo
Avanders @BookwormAHN my pleasure 🥰 @ReadingOver50 I‘m so excited for it!! 🤩 9mo
BethM Space unicorn blues sounds absolutely bananas and entertaining. I can‘t wait for the review! 9mo
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amma-keep-reading
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i really enjoyed this.

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Larkken
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#bookspin # doublespin and #bookspinbingo list for February!
I'm trying to actually finish some reading challenges this year, and many of the books on the list may apply to #pop22 #readharder22 or #booked22
Book 1 has been on my list since my in-person book club chose it for "up next..."Last October ? no one else managed to read it either, though, so I'm in good company! Lol
Nos. 2 and 3 are #roll100 and I actually remember buying them! Amazing.

PuddleJumper I'm so glad other people forget buying books too 🤣 12mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 12mo
TheAromaofBooks @PuddleJumper - I literally started a spreadsheet with “New Arrivals“ to note down incoming books and where I got them, because otherwise they just seem to disappear into my shelves, never to be heard from again 😂 12mo
Larkken @PuddleJumper @TheAromaofBooks I just started a list for kindle books, and it‘s shocking how much I must buy daily deals and never look at them again after! Def need to up my spreadsheet game. I could do roll100 many times over 😳 12mo
TheAromaofBooks I made my #Roll100 AND a #TBRDeckofCards all of physical unread books! And still had some left! 😂 That doesn't even touch my Kindle - those free and 99c books are sooo hard to resist!!! 12mo
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wisherwishinguponastar
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If you enjoy vampires, noir, alternative realities, or just smart writing… this is for you. Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s work is more well known now due to “Mexican Gothic” and I am really glad this was reprinted and I got my hands on it! #vampires #colonialism #folklore #noir #bookjournal

hannah-leeloo I love hummingbirds this is beautiful 12mo
wisherwishinguponastar @hannah-leeloo thank you! Let‘s just say that the vampires can be very different in this book and hummingbirds are important, so I jumped at the opportunity to feature one! 12mo
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sprainedbrain
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Ok seriously… every time I read a Silvia Moreno-Garcia novel for the first time it becomes my new favorite Silvia Moreno-Garcia novel. And that‘s ok!

Love this fresh take on vampire lore. Very gritty and gory, but lots of fun.

Full review on my blog: https://sprainedbrain.blog/2021/12/01/review-certain-dark-things-by-silvia-moren...

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

LeeRHarry This might make me want to pick one of her books up 😊 14mo
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TheDaysGoBy
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@ImperfectCJ Thank you, thank you! You absolutely spoiled me with this box! The window clings and socks are adorable as well as the koosh light up pumpkin. The candy is fab and I‘m excited to try the cocoa mix - I‘ve always thought about making my own. And the books are perfect! I appreciate you throwing in a surprise one - love getting recs!

Thank you again so much! ❤️

#HHS21 @wanderinglynn

TheDaysGoBy Also forgot to mention the absolutely adorable bookmarks you included in each book. So sweet! 1y
wanderinglynn Great box! 🎃🧡 1y
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underground_bks
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Dark, bloody, and lit up like neon glinting off fangs, Certain Dark Things is a vampire novel unlike any I‘ve read before. I really enjoyed the world-building, the action-packed plot, and the main characters—garbage collecting street kid Domingo and beautiful and menacing vampire brat Atl, but I don‘t think noir—or even neo-noir or neon-noir as SMG calls it—is my genre! I appreciated but didn‘t love this, same way I felt about SMG‘s recent noir.

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SassenachTheBookWizard
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Could totally be my reading mood right now since I have really enjoyed the other 2 novels by Silvia but this was just meh to me

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ReadingOver50
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A fresh take on the vampire mythos. I really liked how the world knows about vampires, and in some ways coexists with them. This book focuses on Atl, who comes from an ancient line of Aztec vampires, and Nick, one of the Necros form of vampires. Nick wants to kill Atl. Add in a young human assistant, and a police detective determined to stop the vampires, and you get a great story. I loved the world building here, and the writing was intriguing.

Enchanted_Bibliophile Dig the cover! 1y
ReadingOver50 @Enchanted_Bibliophile the cover is amazing! There‘s another edition out there that is not as cool. 1y
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Asthecroweflies
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I loved this book and I loved Domingo‘s character, but Silvia! What is with your endings, woman?!? So disappointed with the ending but the book is worth it. It has a very different spin on vampires.

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BookwormAHN
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I loved this book. It has really unique vampire families & its set in an alternative realitity of Mexico. Domingo is a garbage collector & Atl is a vampire on the run from another vampire gang, the one that killed her family 🖤
#Scarathlon2021 #TeamHendrix
#Wickedathon @StayCurious
#Screamathom #DiversifyYourHorrorShelf @4thhouseontheleft
#LittensDressedInBlood #Bloodbath @MidnightBookGirl
#Spookoween @TheSpineView
#LittenListen @aperfectmjk

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Chili
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After a busy day I just finished this. A definite pick! Aztec vampires, how cool is that. #scarathlon #TeamHendrix #Screamathon #SpookOWeen #Wickedathon

AkashaVampie That cover is beautiful! 1y
TheSpineView ❤📖🧡🎃❤ 1y
LibrarianRyan I'm 40% through the audio book. It is definitly interesting. 1y
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Nessavamusic
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This was a great Urban Fantasy/horror book featuring a truly original take on vampires. Taking place in Mexico City, we learn about the various breeds and their roots to ancient Mayan and Aztec people. 4⭐️ +16 points for #teamhendrix for book in our theme - vampires! #scarathlon2021 #littenlisten

SamAnne Just finished this morning and loved it. 1y
LibrarianRyan I'm 40% through the audiobook. I am liking it so far. 1y
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SamAnne
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What a fun read! Vampire story meets Aztec history/lore meets crime thriller featuring a jaded hard bitten female detective with Mexico City as the backdrop. My favorite Moreno-Garcia novel yet! Offered me a mental break from my battle with the developers who want to turn that forest—which should be added to the park it is adjacent to—into 7 homes. Wish me luck. It breaks my heart. #TeamSlaughter #Scarathalon #Screamathon @Clwojick

BookwormAHN Good luck 🍀 1y
SamAnne This is taken from my deck looking out at my garden. 1y
SamAnne Oh, and I just got my unintended joke. Story with vampires. Hard bitten female detective.😂😂😂😂 1y
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TheRiehlDeal Such a shame that those trees will have to get cut down. At least plant new trees if your going to cut them down. 1y
SamAnne @TheRiehlDeal we aren‘t proposing to cut them down! A developer wants to. And they are 100, 150 years old. But I am a damn good squeaky wheel and have news crews coming out this week! We might stop it. Don‘t mess with a grassroots organizer. 1y
TheRiehlDeal @SamAnne I know you aren‘t. I‘m just saying— rhetorically speaking — if you‘re going to cut trees down then plant new ones. Hopefully it turns out in your favor! 1y
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Nessavamusic
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1. Listening to tagged, just started Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko & Unhinged by Onley James
2. Tagged - I am really enjoying the new take on Vampires via ancient Latin American civilization.

#two4tuesday

TheSpineView 🖤🧛‍♂️ Thanks for playing! 1y
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I‘m now back home after a few days helping @Ciara_Rosey settle into being a new mum(I miss my nanny snuggles already!) and have finally started my 1st book of October #Scarathlon #Screamathon #RoaringWolf #SpookoweenReadathon #LittensDressedInBlood #Wickedathon & #BookspinBingo So many ‘thons! I found this on my doorstep when I got home, completely forgot I‘d ordered it months ago. Perfect book to kick off the spooky season🎃👻🧛‍♀️

TheSpineView Looks good. 🧡 cover! 1y
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!!! 1y
Roary47 What a pretty cover. 😍 1y
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Clwojick Love the cover 1y
SamAnne Just finished this one. My favorite Moreno-Garcia novel yet. Fun ride! 1y
MidnightBookGirl I want to read this too! 1y
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thegreentealibrarian
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Starting out October with this one! #currentlyreading

SamAnne Just finished this morning. And what a fun ride of a read! 1y
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SamAnne
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I‘m loving this crime noir meets Aztec lore meets True Blood style vampires. What a hoot. Silvia Moreno-Garcia is always a fun read. Perfect to begin #Scarathalon #TeamSlaughter Action Jackson would rather I play ball. #screamathon

wanderinglynn That face! ❤️🐶 Too precious! 1y
Dilara I did a double take - I thought the ball was a peeled onion! 1y
Sleepswithbooks 🐶🥰🐶🥰 1y
Leftcoastzen 😁🐶 1y
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Nessavamusic
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My weekend read total a bit over 12 hours for #Scarathlon #Screamathon #Scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix 120 points!

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vlwelser
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This author is all over the place. This one is a fantasy thriller about vampires (I guess it could be classified as horror). I enjoyed it a lot.

SamAnne Planning to read next week. 1y
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Skyrimir
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I know you shouldn‘t judge a book based on its cover, but this one definitely convinced me to buy the book!

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TheReadingRaccoon
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Certain Dark Things is a completely fresh take on vampire lore that manages to be a love story without the sickly sweet typical beats. Atl is strong but is very honest about her limitations and Domingo is the hopeless romantic that won‘t give up even when it‘s looking grim. This book is dark, gritty and violent without being over the top or salacious.
I highly recommend it for urban fantasy fans!
4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

SamAnne Can‘t wait to start this one in October. 1y
TheReadingRaccoon @SamAnne enjoy! 🧛🏻‍♂️ 1y
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Branwen
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"I'm more likely to bite your head off then give you a hug. Understand?"

"You can really bite someone's head off? Domingo said, excited. That's so cool!"

"Jesus," Atl said, standing still and staring at him. "Are you some sort of fanboy?"

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This would TOTALLY be my reaction to meeting a vampire! ?? This book is a treasure! ??

BarbaraTheBibliophage LOL. He really was a funny character in the midst of darkness. 1y
SamAnne I‘m picking this up from the library tomorrow. On a bit of a Silvia kick right now….finishing up Velvet Was the Night. 1y
Branwen @BarbaraTheBibliophage He totally was! 😂 @SamAnne Oooh! How was Velvet? I have it but I haven't started it yet! I love how her books are each so different! 1y
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Branwen
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YES! YES! YES! 🎉🎉🎉 BEST BOOK MAIL EVER! When I heard that Silvia Moreno-Garcia had written a FREAKING VAMPIRE book I just knew I had to get my hands on it! The original printing (from 2016) was super difficult to find, so I (not so patiently) waited for the reprint to become available! 😍💕📚 And here it is! SO EXCITED!

RainyDayReading I don‘t usually like covers with people on them, but this one is really cool! 1y
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SilverShanica
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I am posting one book per day from my to-be-read collection. No description and providing no reason for wanting to read it, I just do. Some will be old, some will be new - don‘t judge me I have a lot of books.
Join the fun if you want. This is day 241.
#bookstoread
#tbrpile
#bookstagram

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BarbaraTheBibliophage
Certain Dark Things: A Novel | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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My first Moreno-Garcia and I enjoyed it! I‘m a sucker for a vampire story, and this one incorporates plenty of interesting mythology. I wish she‘d delved deeper into the psyche of her MCs and into the race-class narrative she skirts around. And I wouldn‘t mind about half as much romance. Even so, it‘s short and reads fast. Worth a try if you like fantasy!

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rubyslippersreads Great cover! 1y
Bookzombie I wish she would write another book set in this vampire world. 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Bookzombie I agree. It‘s really unique and that‘s hard to do with vampire stories. 1y
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