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kezzlou85
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Pickpick

A creepy end to my spooky reading. This story has always creeped me out and saddened me at the same time. This edition is really good and the graphics are amazing. 4*

TheNeverendingTBR Oooooo 😍 never knew about this. 1mo
kezzlou85 @TheNeverendingTBR it's a really good edition. 1mo
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jenniferw88
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#booked2023 @Cinfhen @alisiakae @BarbaraTheBibliophage

I'm excited about all the prompts but this has to be my book for this one! 🤣🤣🤣

Cinfhen Ohhhhh!!! I need a book for this prompt!!! Thanks for sharing 😊 1mo
jenniferw88 @Cinfhen I've just added a lot of books to Storygraph so you'll want to check there. There are several books that are on multiple prompts, but this will change once I know for sure which prompt I'm using it for. 1mo
Cinfhen Will check it out!! 1mo
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Sleepswithbooks
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Happy National Frankenstein Friday!! I‘m not making it up - check it out in the Internet 🙃

Celebrate today by wearing green, watching or reading “Frankenstein,” eating some Frankenberries (who remembers those?), or sharing your best Frankenstein cartoon.

#TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon #FrankensteinMonster #LoveyouBigGuy #Bolts

AlaMich I was more of a Count Chocula kid 😂 1mo
Clwojick Awesome! 1mo
AmyG BooBerry! 1mo
Gissy 🤣🤣 1mo
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Readergrrl
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Wow! @Catsandbooks What a fantastic sleuth you are! I adore the Creature and, in fact, I‘m teaching Frankenstein right now! I will be bringing everything you sent me right to my classroom to share. Of course, I‘ll be painting my Franky light box first! What fun!! I love the bookmark and the framed quote you made for me. Perfect! Thank you!!
#NMS
#NightmareMakersSwap

Readergrrl Oh, and this book?!?! I‘ve never seen it and I thought that I had already found all the Frankenstein related texts out there. In all seriousness, I‘ll be showing it to my students and it‘s giving me some great ideas for an activity in class! 1mo
LibrarianRyan Nice! 1mo
Catsandbooks So glad you like everything and it will be helpful and fun for your class too!! 🧡 1mo
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VioletMoonBooks
Frankenstein: ; Or, The Modern Prometheus | Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Bookworm54
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I am looking forward to this book, but it‘s taking me a while to get around to it. I am a sucker for sciencey books about spooky/paranormal stuff 🤣

#OminousOctober #Monster #Scarathlon2022 #TeamMonsterMash

Eggs Perfect 🤩 2mo
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vivastory
Mathilda | Mary Shelley
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The year after publishing the 1818 edition of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley began working on her second full fictional work which would not be published until 1959. There is a plot summary & brief synopsis of how Mathilda was refused to be published during her lifetime via the below publisher's link below. This is one of the darkest 19th c works of fiction I have read in awhile. Darker than Frankenstein in some of the philosophical implications.👇

vivastory Shelley's lyrical language leaps off the page in certain passages & although it is not as capacious of a narrative as Frankenstein I rec. for anyone interested in Shelley, lesser known Victorian works, &/or novellas (my edition runs to around 130 pages).
Melville House Link:
https://www.mhpbooks.com/books/mathilda/
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vivastory I also noticed that one of the recent Penguin Little Black Classic Editions is a version of Mathilda:
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/550772/matilda-by-mary-shelley/978024125...
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ManyWordsLater Fascinating! Was it a finished work? 2mo
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LeahBergen That IS fascinating. She‘s an author I keep meaning to learn a lot more about. 2mo
vivastory @ManyWordsLater It is! It's a shorter work 2mo
vivastory @LeahBergen I hope to revisit Frankenstein soon. Have you seen the National Theater Frankenstein featuring Cumberbatch & Miller? 2mo
Bookwomble @vivastory Thank you for those publisher links. I've read a few of MS's shorter works but hadn't heard of Matilda - now on my radar! Her giving that manuscript to her father feels significant given its subject matter. Perhaps I'm reading to much into that, but... 🤔 Apologies for crashing your question to Leah: I saw that production on TV and it was fantastic. I loved the role swap. 2mo
batsy Great review! I've heard of this but yet to read it and your intriguing review has me excited to get to it soon. 2mo
vivastory @Bookwomble It's definitely tempting to speculate on motives on her giving it to her father & why exactly it was withheld. There are also prolonged discussions of suicide which I'm sure must have been viewed as scandalous at the time. I caught the production featuring Miller as the monster but would love to see the roles reversed! It played at theaters a few days & I was hoping that it would return to theaters this fall, but no such luck. 2mo
vivastory @batsy I see that it has mixed reviews online, so I will be curious to see where you land 2mo
Branwen Oh wow! Okay, I am SO intrigued! 2mo
vivastory @Branwen I don't recall if you use a Kindle or not. If you do the Penguin Little Black Classic is available on there 👍 2mo
LeahBergen @vivastory No, I haven‘t! 2mo
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AllDebooks
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I'm completely distracted and obsessed with this book. May just be the best biography I've ever read. I admired Mary Wollstonecraft before, I'm obsessed with her now. What an incredible woman.
Defo a good fit for #pemberlittens and #shesaid

@Riveted_Reader_Melissa @sprainedbrain

ravenlee I had this in my Book Outlet cart last year and it was sold out by the time I checked out! Curses! 3mo
AllDebooks @ravenlee well that's annoying 3mo
sprainedbrain Looks great! 3mo
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AllDebooks @sprainedbrain it is amazing. They really are both such exceptional women, centuries ahead of their time. And my, what lives they lived 3mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @ravenlee I got this on a kindle sale awhile ago, I still haven‘t read it though 😂 3mo
AllDebooks @Riveted_Reader_Melissa i did the same about 5 years ago and am just reading it now 🙈🤣 3mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @AllDebooks Probably the same sale😂 (edited) 3mo
johncadams I reviewed Frankenstein a while back for my blog. This book looks very interesting. 3mo
AllDebooks @johncadams it is fascinating. 3mo
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ink.drinker
Mary; Maria; Matilda | Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley
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