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October, October
October, October | Katya Balen
241 posts | 2 read | 14 to read
A classic in the making for anyone who ever longed to be WILD. October and her dad live in the woods. They sleep in the house Dad built for them and eat the food they grow in the vegetable patches. They know the trees and the rocks and the lake and stars like best friends. They read the books they buy in town again and again until the pages are soft and yellow until next year's town visit. They live in the woods and they are wild. And that's the way it is. Until the year October turns eleven. That's the year October rescues a baby owl. It's the year Dad falls out of the biggest tree in their woods. The year the woman who calls herself October's mother comes back. The year everything changes. Written in Katya Balen's heart-stoppingly beautiful style, this book is a feast for the senses, filled with the woodsmoke smell of crisp autumn mornings and the sound of wellies squelching in river mud. And, as October fights to find the space to be wild in the whirling chaos of the world beyond the woods, it is also a feast for the soul.
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BookishGirl06
October, October | Katya Balen
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Just 3 books last month. Didn‘t really have a favorite

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peanutnine
October, October | Katya Balen
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October #WrapUp
This was my best reading month by far, with 34 books read!
21 books
4 novellas
5 graphic novels
2 short stories
2 kids picture books
#MonthInReview

bthegood wow!! great reading month ! 🙂 4w
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SomedayAlmost
October, October | Katya Balen
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Scarathalon total was 5,680. Read 2 adult books, 4 kids‘ books, & listened to 2 audiobooks for 31 by 31. Thanks to @Clwojick for all her work organizing our team and to @Catsandbooks for the extra motivation of her read-a-thon. Enjoy the rest of fall, #TeamSlaughter! #scarathalon22 #31by31 #grateful

Clwojick Amazing! Way to go! 🖤 4w
Catsandbooks Awesome job!! 🎉 ✨🎃 4w
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AUDIOBOOKINGWITHLEAH
October, October | Katya Balen
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My favs for the Month are Killing Code and Sign Here...Honorable Mention to Carrie Soto Is Back and Crossroads.

My favorite Cover goes to Crossroads with an honorable mention to Spells For Forgetting.

The Average Rating was 3.81 and I listened to just a little over 150 hours worth of Audio.

My DNFs were Horseman, The Watchers, Ghost Bird, & Just Like Home (not pictured).

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Andrew65
October, October | Katya Balen
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This is my final tally for #Pointsathon

31 books finished in the 3 days of the readathon, 150 hours of reading and 9260 Pages Read.

Highest number of pages on any one day 458, and 3 minutes short of 8 hours in the day.

@Ghabi4roses @Dieareader

Thanks for the great hosting ♥️, and sorry I didn‘t do more posts, fell down on this in October 🙈🤷

DieAReader @Andrew65 You were on🔥🔥🔥! Thanks so much for playing along🥰♥️ 1mo
TheSpineView Well done!📚📚📚 1mo
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kimmypete1
October, October | Katya Balen
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Not too bad for a month that I felt mentally drained. Lots of 4 star books, best of the month was The Final Gambit.

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kelli7990
October, October | Katya Balen
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Here‘s the books I read in October. I didn‘t read very much but I watched a lot of movies that are perfect to watch in October. They all have witches in them. I watched Hocus Pocus and Hocus Pocus 2. I also watched The Craft and The Craft: Legacy. I liked Hocus Pocus and The Craft better than Hocus Pocus 2 and The Craft: Legacy. I was disappointed with the sequels but I still enjoyed watching them and they were a lot of fun.

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Yuki_Onna
October, October | Katya Balen
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#BookspinBingo Board of October. No Bingo 🙄

Nevertheless I'm quite pleased because I managed to get my #October #Bookspin pick as well as my #September #Doublespin (24. Doghead) off the board. Plus a few additional hours for #Scarathlon2022 #TeamSlaughter 😊

My #Bookspin list for November is ready, by the way, but I might not manage to post it before tonight...

@TheAromaOfBooks @Clwojick

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Fantastic month!!! 1mo
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Susanita
October, October | Katya Balen
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It wasn‘t planned that way, but it looks like my October was particularly mystery heavy. My slight favorite of the month was the Snowdonia Killings. #wrapup

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kay.the.bibliophile
October, October | Katya Balen
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The final week of #Scarathlon and I got 5,756'points for #TeamSlaughter I had a great time with this Read-A-Thon and I can't wait for the next one thanks for hosting @Clwojick

Clwojick Great job! Thank you for joining us, and all your participation! 4w
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Nessavamusic
October, October | Katya Balen
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My #Octoberreads
I finished 30 books
2 DNF‘s - not shown
15 books off my physical TBR
15 Audiobooks
Favorites of the month: Small Favors, Slewfoot, Battle Royale, Six Crimson Cranes & The Hollow Places

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BarbaraBB
October, October | Katya Balen
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#OctoberStats #OctoberWrapUp

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Gravel Heart
Scattered All Over the Earth
Radiance of Tomorrow
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows
Lean Fall Stand
Wie is die vrouw? (Dutch)
All This Could be Different

⭐️⭐️⭐️✨
Trust
The Mercies

⭐️⭐️⭐️
Booth
Tokyo Ueno Station

⭐️
The Horseman

DNF
The Marrow Thieves

Simona Nice, big stack❣️ 1mo
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Emilymdxn
October, October | Katya Balen
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I can‘t believe we‘ve got to the end of October already! I swear #scarathlon2022 just started a couple of days ago??

My final points for #teamslaughter are 136,215

Thank you SO much to the hosts as always I‘ve had a blast @Clwojick

Clwojick Great job! Thank you for joining us, and all your participation! 4w
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DieAReader
October, October | Katya Balen
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#BookSpinBingo #BookNookBuddies2022 #ReadMyRoom #SeriesReads #20in4 #OutstandingOctober #Pointsathon

Didn‘t get close to anything this month. Total 🐿️🧠& neither my #BookSpin, #DoubleSpin were touched & definately no Bingo this month. Still a blast whether I do or don‘t.

FUN FACT: Both these books somehow ended up side by side in exact proper choice order. Odd ‘cause they‘re both new to me & wouldn‘t normally be put there🤔🤣

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Still a great month!! Sometimes you just gotta chase the squirrels!! 😂 1mo
TheSpineView The same thing happens to me. I'm a mood reader and can't stick to a list. 1mo
CoverToCoverGirl I am only doing impulse reading this month, I needed a rest from pre-selected lists. 😊 1mo
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DieAReader @CoverToCoverGirl I like the way you think😁 I may be able to whip a list up before I get too😴. Never seem to have enough energy for the whole day anymore🙁 1mo
CoverToCoverGirl @DieAReader hugs to you. I hope your energy level perks up soon. 1mo
DieAReader @CoverToCoverGirl Hugs hun🥰♥️ Me too. 1mo
Andrew65 Have a great November ♥️ 1mo
DieAReader @Andrew65 Same for you!🥰🥰 1mo
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Yuki_Onna
October, October | Katya Balen
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Joining this #October #20in4 #Readathon
@Andrew65
Wanna add me on the tag list for your #readathons, Andrew? I mostly come across them a tad late and it would be great to be notified of them early! 🧡
Which means additional points for #Scarathlon2022 #TeamSlaughter , too! @Clwojick
🎃🎃🎃

Andrew65 Hope it‘s going well 😁 1mo
Andrew65 I‘ve just added you to the tag list 😊 1mo
Yuki_Onna @Andrew65 Thank you! 😊
It's going ok... I never aim for 20 hours of reading in the #20in4 's, that would be so out of reach. But it's a good occasion for spending as much time reading as possible, that's why I always love to join! It's so much fun! 😊
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OriginalCyn620
October, October | Katya Balen
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I‘m glad to say #OutstandingOctober was a success! My goals were to read the above books, except for Go Hex Yourself, which I just wanted to start, and I even made decent progress on it!
🍂💀🍁👻🎃

kspenmoll 👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏🙌🥳🍾🥂😍 Thanks for playing along. 1mo
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Susanita
October, October | Katya Balen
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Bees: deferred
Snowdonia: acquired/in progress (and more, not shown)
Hangman: completed

Plus the usual amount of “life” stuff, planned and otherwise. Meanwhile, I just checked the calendar and confirmed that there are ten weeks left in the year. WHAT?!?

#OutstandingOctober

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏🙌 Thanks for playing along. 1mo
kspenmoll 👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
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Emilymdxn
October, October | Katya Balen
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I can‘t believe week three of Scarathlon is over! I feel like the challenge only started yesterday and now we‘re going into the last week 😱

36,707 points this week and 101,011 points overall 🎃🎃🎃

#scarathlon2022 #teamslaughter @Clwojick

BarkingMadRead I‘m so glad that you‘re on my team! 🤣 1mo
Clwojick Awesome! Way to go! ☠ 1mo
DanaManiac 🥳🥳🥳 I feel the same way- I just started and now it‘s almost over! 1mo
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Librariana
October, October | Katya Balen
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The #OutstandingOctober #Readathon is over and I... completed 1 of my 2 goals 😁 Yay!! 😊🍂📚☕️🍁

Although I did not read for 1 hr every day (as I had originally hoped!), I *DID* finish 3 books. They were:

✅️ Dame Traveler
✅️ How to Keep House While Drowning
✅️ M is for Monster (October #doublespin selection)

In addition, hubby and I got to listen to a little over 3 hrs of Fairy Tale throughout the week while running errands. A win!

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏🙌🥳 Thanks for playing along. 1mo
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Emilymdxn
October, October | Katya Balen
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For #fearfulfall and #scarathlon2022 - here‘s a quick screenshot of part of my October playlist for this year! I keep it pretty melancholy haha

Also fyi White Ivy is a rly young singer songwriter from london who I follow on tiktok and her songs are INCREDIBLE but she isn‘t getting loads of traction so it anyone wanted to stream her songs I always recommend supporting small artists 🥰

@BarbaraBB @Cinfhen @Clwojick #teamslaughter

BarbaraBB I ‘ll definitely listen to her. Also I love that Lara del Rey album though it‘s immensely melancholic indeed! 1mo
Cinfhen Melancholic is a great moody vibe for October 🧡 can‘t wait to hear…. 1mo
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Librariana
October, October | Katya Balen
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#OutstandingOctober #Readathon update 😊

• Failed to read for 1 hr on Sunday, but am quite proud of what I've accomplished in my other days, especially as hubby and I prepare to have the exterior of our home painted (which meant weekend outdoor projects!)

• On track to finish 2 books by Sunday (possibly 4 if I manage my time correctly!)

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Doing great 👏👏👏 1mo
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BeckyWithTheGoodBooks
October, October | Katya Balen
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I‘m a little behind finalizing my #outstandingoctober goals, but here is what I hope to get through this week!! #scarathlon is doing wonders for my reading time!!! 🎃

Andrew65 Best of luck. 😁 (edited) 1mo
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Texreader
October, October | Katya Balen
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Clwojick Way to go! Great job! ☠ 1mo
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Texreader
October, October | Katya Balen
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Received! @CloakNQuill 🧡 The box is a bit beat-up with a hole so hopefully all is safe and sound. One of the tags on it said it‘s gone from JFK to a few other airports so it‘s made the rounds!! 😉

@MaleficentBookDragon #allhallowsreadswap

CloakNQuill Fingers crossed everything is intact 1mo
MaleficentBookDragon Yikes! It's had quite a trip. 1mo
CloakNQuill If anything is damaged be sure to tag me! I‘ll get it replaced 🧡 i rlly want you to enjoy everything 1mo
Texreader @CloakNQuill I can‘t wait to open it! It‘s tomorrow right? I‘ll be sure to let you know. And thanks! I‘m so excited! 1mo
CloakNQuill @Texreader I checked the og post and it says Sunday October 30th. So does that mean midnight? 😂 1mo
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Yuki_Onna
October, October | Katya Balen
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🍂🎃🧡 My #Scarathlon #TeamSlaughter week II final points @Clwojick 🧡🍂🎃

As said in my previous post, I went a bit crazy with the #wordsearchgame #chocolatechipcookiemurder . After my last post I went to bed and thought of tons of words mostly of geographical and mythological origin I forgot. But since it was technically still Sunday, those still count, right? 😊

Final point count week II: 16523 points 🖤

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OriginalCyn620
October, October | Katya Balen
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I‘m joining in on #OutstandingOctober a bit late because I‘ve been out of town. Ready to get back to reading! I want to finish my 2 current reads (top left and middle), get through The Kiss Curse and Angelika Frankenstein, and start on Go Hex Yourself. We‘ll see what happens! 🍁💀🍂👻🎃

Andrew65 Best of luck 😁 1mo
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Emilymdxn
October, October | Katya Balen
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My week 2 total for #scarathlon2022 and #teamslaughter!! I‘ve really stepped it up this week - lots of word search words, lots of bingo boards, lots of anagrams for the game 👻👻👻

Bring on week 3!

@Clwojick

Clwojick Way to go! 2mo
bthegood good job - 2mo
Read4life Fantastic! 1mo
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PathfinderNicole
October, October | Katya Balen
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Week 2 total of 6583 points! LOVED this week‘s game! Only had 10 hours reading time for the ‘thons but watched a lot of tv/movies since I had to work on a paper for the class I‘m taking this semester. It‘s done though so next week should have even more hours! #TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon2022 #spookoween #31by31 #pointsathon

DieAReader Great job🥳🎉 2mo
TheSpineView Awesome 2mo
Catsandbooks 🙌🏼☠️🧡 2mo
Clwojick Way to go! ☠ 2mo
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Clwojick
October, October | Katya Balen
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Am I the only one who felt like week two simply flew by? I can‘t believe we‘re already half way through October!

Anyways, if you haven‘t already, please comment down below with your weekly points, or tag me in a separate post. 🖤 Hope everyone is still having a blast!

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TheBookHippie I‘m trying to find my word thing 😂😂😂🙃 then I‘ll post! 🤦🏻‍♀️ 2mo
SomedayAlmost 980. (Tagged you in my post.) 2mo
Andrew65 Tempus Fugit! 2mo
Ann_Reads 🕷3999🕸 points to report for week 2. (Also tagged you in a 'contains spoilers' post.) 2mo
BookLineNSinker 1020 week two 2mo
Bookwormjillk Do you want the two weeks together or just week two? 2mo
Sarahreadstoomuch 5,339 pts in week 2! (6,491 total overall so far). The game and the word search (combined with an actual mystery) really boosted my points! 2mo
julieclair 3936 for Week 2. (5642 total so far.) I am having so much fun! 🎃👻🎃 2mo
BarkingMadRead 5972 for week 2 (I totally forgot to do the word search 🙄🙄) 2mo
DieAReader Week 2: 4,685.50; Cumulative: 6,803.50; 2mo
rjsthumbelina 2065 for week 2 2mo
vonnie862 4547 pts for Week 2 2mo
kay.the.bibliophile My points for week 2 is 3,786 2mo
Clwojick @Bookwormjillk Just the individual week two points please!
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TheAromaofBooks My Week 2 total is 626. I really need to start doing the word search!!! 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Actually, what I really need to start doing is better math 😂 I looked at the wrong cell on my spreadsheet. My actual week 2 total is 2200, which feels way more correct!! 😆 1mo
Bookwormjillk Thanks @Clwojick week two for me was 2,344 1mo
Jerdencon @Clwojick 638 for week two 1mo
Liatrek @Clwojick Week two points 706 (edited) 1mo
TheBookHippie 11, 496 because reading for 5 days 😂🖤📙📙📙📙📙📙📙📙📙📙📙📙📙🙃and words ☑️☑️☑️☑️☑️ 1mo
Alora Week 2: 244 🙃🙈 1mo
Traci1 I didn't share my week one total, so I'm doing that one now. It was 14,506. I haven't posted anything for week 2 yet, but I've read a good bit. Hoping to get my posts all caught up in a day or two. 1mo
TheDaysGoBy Week 2: 4,271 points 1mo
Clwojick @Traci1 Sounds great! 1mo
GHABI4ROSES Yes it flew I hope I am not too late for you so sorry! IT REALLY FLEW! 452 points yikes! Thank you @Clwojick @DieAReader 1mo
DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES ♥️📚☕️😏 1mo
Clwojick Not too late! I‘d add it to the total! @GHABI4ROSES (edited) 1mo
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Librariana
October, October | Katya Balen
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Thank you very much for the tag, Mr. @Andrew65 😊

Keeping my goals simple for the #OutstandingOctober #Readathon :

◽️ Read for 1 hr. a day
◽️ Complete 2 books

I'm a notoriously slow, multi-title reader and I've got six books in various stages of completion right now: from Dame Traveler clockwise to This Time Tomorrow; Fairy Tale (reading this one with my husband!) and HTKHWD are both audiobooks.

Cont'd in comments ⬇️ 😁

Librariana Hoping to start One Italian Summer for my sister from another mister's #TBRtarot challenge, with this month's prompt being "Read a book with a season in the title" and to pick between Shutter or The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches once I complete 2 titles.

Also want to start reading Walk With Me: New York in tandem with This Time Tomorrow since that's the book's primary setting so far.

@CBee
2mo
Andrew65 Best of luck 😁 2mo
CBee Hooray! I‘ve heard that‘s good 😊 2mo
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Texreader
October, October | Katya Balen
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Kimberlone I am currently watching the new one! 2mo
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Airykah13
October, October | Katya Balen
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Aiming for a total of 36 hours read 😁

#outstandingoctober

Andrew65 Thanks for playing along and good luck 😁 2mo
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Yuki_Onna
October, October | Katya Balen
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🍂 #OutstandingOctober is the next #October #Readathon I'm joining - hosted by @Andrew65 🍂

Goals: Finishing my #DoubleSpin book - gothic eerie stories from the North Sea coast of the 19th century 🌊🌫️
and the thrilling horror story collection The Dangers of Smoking in Bed I started on impulse two days ago. 😊 @TheAromaofBooks

A bit of reading as well as accumulating a few additional points for #Scarathlon2022 #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick 🧡💀

Clwojick Great goals! 🖤 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Good luck!! 2mo
Andrew65 Great to have you with us, good luck. 😁 2mo
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kspenmoll
October, October | Katya Balen
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Andrew65 Thanks for sharing 😍 2mo
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Andrew65
October, October | Katya Balen
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Saturday sees the start of October‘s nine day pick your own goals Readathon, #OutstandingOctober

Come and enjoy this fun and informal Readathon, and also ideal for collating those #Scarathlon2022 points. Perfect to be able to tailor this Readathon to your own personal circumstances.

Hope to see you there, just post your goals and reading stacks.

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MoonWitch94 🥳🥳🥳🥳 2mo
Mollyanna Woohoo! Can‘t wait. 2mo
Bookwormjillk Yay!! 2mo
JacqMac Thanks! I‘m looking forward to this one. 2mo
IamIamIam Whoo hoo! Another road trip this weekend so that works perfectly!! 2mo
CocoReads And I‘m on vacation for those 9 days! I‘ll for sure be in on this one! 2mo
BarkingMadRead I‘m in! I want to finish three books at least and start a few more! 2mo
PageShifter Yes! Joining 🥳 2mo
DieAReader Goals: Read 2-3 books (while actually looking at my October TBRs for choices)! Game on @Andrew65 📚🔪Let the points stack up in all of our favours #TeamSlaughter & #TeamMonsterMashTips Many thanks for the tag my friend🥰♥️ 2mo
TheSpineView I'm in! Thanks for the tag! 2mo
Monica5 I'm in! Thanks for the tag! 2mo
kspenmoll I am in too! 2mo
julesG Thanks for the tag! I'm in, of course. 2mo
MaGoose I'm in. I'll probably read The Power of Awareness by Dan Schilling, The Baxter Trust by J. P. Hailey and some short stories from The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures. 2mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick I'm in! I've got two 4-hour plane rides this week plus alone time in a business trip. Hoping to make great progress. 2mo
Librarybelle Yay! 2mo
Clwojick Yay! I haven‘t been feeling great the last few days, so I‘ll have to think on a more realistic goal for this time around. I only work 5 shifts this time around, so hoping to set aside a full day to knock off my bucket list item “have a cozy day inside doing nothing but reading”. 🖤🦇 2mo
Ruthiella I‘m in! Thanks for the tag! 2mo
Eggs Thanks Andrew! I‘m in🧡🍁🧡 2mo
Ann_Reads Thanks for the reminder! 🍁🎃🌻 2mo
Allylu Yay!! I‘m going to work on finishing The Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder, my Julia Alvarez book, and The Thursday Murder Club! Let‘s see what happens! 🎃😊🍁🍂📚👻💀🎶 2mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 I have to read The Winners!! My goal is to be half way through by the end of the readathon!! That‘s probably the best I can do right now. Thank you, Andrew for inviting me!! (edited) 2mo
Andrew65 @JanuarieTimewalker13 Happy with any reading you can get in, good luck. 😁 2mo
Andrew65 @Allylu I still need to start that, but loved The Thursday Murder Club. 2mo
Andrew65 @Clwojick Take things easy and try not to do too much. 2mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 That‘s the truth!! 2mo
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CloakNQuill
October, October | Katya Balen
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#AllHallowsRead swap is heading out the door.
@Texreader be on the look out!!!
Unfortunately no wine inside, only box I could find 😅
@MaleficentBookDragon

Texreader Whoohoo!!! 🎉🎊 2mo
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Texreader
October, October | Katya Balen
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Clwojick Amazing! You did great! 2mo
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Emilymdxn
October, October | Katya Balen
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I‘m very busy at work today but taking time in my lunch hour to report that I‘m listening to red Taylor‘s version while I work and it‘s both very helpful for work motivation and something for my #scarathlon2022 bucket list!

#teamslaughter @Clwojick +11

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Emilymdxn
October, October | Katya Balen
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Here‘s a screenshot of my points tracking spreadsheet for #scarathlon2022 and #teamslaughter! 21,479 this week. The week 1 game (which I tracked in a separate tag), readathons and bingos helped a lot, as well as a lot of reading! You‘d be surprised how many word search words come up in my masters readings lol. Helps with study motivation

@Clwojick

vonnie862 Nice! 2mo
Clwojick ☠Awesome! You're killing it!! 👏 2mo
Clwojick ☠Awesome! You're killing it!! 👏 2mo
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Texreader
October, October | Katya Balen
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#scarathlon #bucketlist #teamslaughter @Clwojick @StayCurious

Visit Mom and Dad (and cat Callie) at the farm. Photo of Mom to come.

Clwojick 🖤🖤🖤 2mo
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Texreader
October, October | Katya Balen
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Chrissyreadit
October, October | Katya Balen
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Friends this has been a few weeks of chaos, I had to go to CA for an unexpected emergency, came back four days before a wedding I was in, and spent yesterday in the ER with my mom. I‘m hoping to get all LMPBC, Birthday and cbbc packages in the mail by Saturday morning- and all swaps in mail by next Saturday. I think my life is a living example of Murphys Law. But I take it all seriously and hope no one thinks too badly of me.

LibrarianRyan Girl, take care of you. The rest will wait. 2mo
sprainedbrain Oh my! Sorry you‘re dealing with all of that, but I could never think badly of you! ❤️ (edited) 2mo
mabell What @LibrarianRyan said! I hope your mom is doing ok! ❤️ 2mo
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KristiAhlers Take care you! Life happens no worries, sweets 2mo
CBee I would never ever think badly of you - you‘re amazing and wonderful!! ♥️ 2mo
wanderinglynn 🙏🏻 sending you lots of {hugs} and positive vibes. I hope things get better soon. 💜 2mo
Laughterhp No worries. Hope everything is okay. Do what you need to do! 2mo
MoonWitch94 Oh my!!! Sending you good thoughts & lots of peace. ♥️ 2mo
Ruthiella Hope things settle down soon and that your mom is OK. ❤️ 2mo
bthegood Hope everyone (including you) is doing okay - hugs - 2mo
Liz_M I'm so sorry to hear that life is such a mess right now. I hope you and your mom are doing better now and that you have a little time to take care of yourself. 2mo
AmyG Oh NO! I hope your Mom is doing well. When it rains, it pours. My all get resolved and may everyone be well. Hugs, my friend. Take care of yourself and your family first. 😘 2mo
Gissy Positive thinking for your mom! ❤️🙌 2mo
Chrissyreadit @AmyG are you on your trip? When do you return? 2mo
Chrissyreadit @Gissy @bthegood @Ruthiella @MoonWitch94 @Laughterhp @CBee @KristiAhlers @mabell @sprainedbrain @LibrarianRyan @AmyG @Liz_M thanks! Soonest appt with specialist is in 2 weeks. I think everything will be ok, just wish I was more than 1 person. (edited) 2mo
AmyG I am home Wednesday. And saying a prayer that all goes well at the specialist. 😘 2mo
Chrissyreadit @AmyG I hope you are having a spectacular time!!! 2mo
AmyG I am. Thank you 😘 2mo
Avanders Aww I hope things have started to calm down for you!! And hope mom is well — hang in there! ♥️♥️ 2mo
julieclair Oh my…. so much going on all at once! I‘m hoping you were able to enjoy the wedding, and especially hoping your mom is doing better and the specialist will be able to help. 💙 2mo
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October, October | Katya Balen
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Hello my fellow #TeamSlaughter currently working on my #PromptMaze I've currently accomplished 3 prompts and working on a 4th prompt right now!!! Got total of 60pts. from this challenge so far #Scarathlon #ReadingSpookySeason @Clwojick @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Looking great!!! 2mo
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October, October | Katya Balen
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🖤🖤🖤 2mo
Eggs 🧡🎃🧡 2mo
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October, October | Katya Balen
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True crime #tvshow tonight for #scarathlon. Vengeance: Killer Millionaires. It‘s crazy; it‘s about a man I knew 20+ years ago from my old job in Austin, who was murdered in 1999 while I was in law school, and I had no idea. #teamslaughter @Clwojick @StayCurious

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October, October | Katya Balen
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Sorry #TeamSlaughter! We thought we addressed the #TeamMovie points already, but we must have forgotten to include it in the previous posts.

Scream 1996 or 2022 is worth 20 pts.
Scream Tv show (Netflix) is worth 10pts/episode
All other movies/tv shows are with 5pts!

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Roary47 Ooo yay! I can access the show, but haven't found a streaming for the movie. 2mo
MartinaLove I never heard about Scream series (episode). I only ever saw the movies. 2mo
aperfectmjk Thanks for including the show. Struggling to find the movie. 2mo
aperfectmjk Oh man, just found that it's going to be on VH1 on Thursday 10/6 at 7pm. Have it set to record. 2mo
Clwojick I‘ve seen it on Prime @Roary47 2mo
Roary47 Oh sweet that led me to Paramount+ that I do have yay! 2mo
Lizpixie Is that 20pts per Scream movie? Or just 20pts for the 1996 or the 2022 one? 2mo
Clwojick @Lizpixie just the two, to make it fair with the opposing team. 2mo
Clwojick @Roary47 oh shoot! I thought they had it available on “trial” but I might be wrong. 2mo
i.besteph Hi. Can you please remove me from the tag list? Thanks 2mo
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October, October | Katya Balen
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IndoorDame 🤍🤍🤍 2mo
Clwojick So fun! 2mo
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Clwojick Awesome list! 2mo
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