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The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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Playing catch up on #OctoberXFiles . I had a little trouble finding something for #MisterAsylum , then discovered this on my shelf. A tad bit of a stretch, but a look at a woman‘s descent into madness certainly looks at mental health. Plus, it‘s a classic.

Robothugs Not a stretch at all! A good pick! 1y
Ava_Black Rereading it now! 1y
Cinfhen Great pick and fabulous editon💖 1y
Cathythoughts Great pic ! Great cover ! 1y
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The Devil in Silver | Victor LaValle
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When Pepper is unjustly admitted into a mental institution, he discovers a very old nightmarish resident stalking the rooms at night.
A brilliant, warm read with an engaging hook and great social commentary. Also, there's a small section in this from the POV of a rat and it is awesome.
A #zombie novel that's still buried in my TBR.
@Cinfhen @Robothugs

Cinfhen Sounds spectacular 🙀🙀🙀 1y
rohit-sawant @Cinfhen Hope you check it out soon! 1y
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On my Kindle TBR. Anyone read this one? Thoughts?

#misterasylum #Octoberxfiles
@Cinfhen @Robothugs

Robothugs I haven‘t read it. Sounds interesting 🤔 1y
Victoriahoperose I read it. It was really good. Not what I expected at all, but truly heartfelt and engaging. 1y
LittlePixels I have it, but haven't gotten around to it yet. Let us know how you like it! 1y
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Cinfhen It‘s on my TBR but I haven‘t bought a copy yet... @Victoriahoperose comment makes me want to read it ASAP 1y
Victoriahoperose @Cinfhen my email is victoriahoperose@yahoo.com. Shoot me an email. I may have a copy for you 😊 1y
Cinfhen OMG!! That‘s soooo sweet @Victoriahoperose Thank you!!!!! 1y
Cinfhen I know what I‘m reading today....thank you soooooooo much @Victoriahoperose 💕💕💕💕💕 1y
valeriegeary @Cinfhen @Victoriahoperose litsy gets it done! My heart is full of ❤️❤️❤️ for this community! Good people sharing good books. The world looks super a little brighter today! 1y
Cinfhen Right! Litsy is such a special place....my heart is full of hope today @valeriegeary @Victoriahoperose 1y
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The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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While this is more a case of Miss Asylum than #MisterAsylum, it still works for today‘s prompt 👍


Cinfhen Great photo!!!! 1y
Cinfhen And wonderful pick 1y
JennyM Great minds! 1y
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Kalalalatja @Cinfhen thanks, I reused an old one, because I didn‘t have a chance to take one before it got dark 🙈 @JennyM Really great minds 😄👍 1y
ju.ca.no Love the photo! And of course the book😍 1y
valeriegeary That cover is making me dizzy! 😵 1y
jillrhudy Me too! It looks like it‘s moving! 💫 1y
erzascarletbookgasm Love your photo! 1y
Kalalalatja @valeriegeary @jillrhudy yeah, especially when you scroll up and down quickly 😅 @ju.ca.no @erzascarletbookgasm thanks you two 💕 1y
Linsy Great photo! 1y
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I‘ve been dying to read this memoir based on 12 patients at Bellevue Hospital (insane asylum) for so long. So many books so little time!!!

Cinfhen I‘ve almost always added this book to my #BookOutlet cart but last minute I usually remove it....I‘m waiting to hear if it‘s worth buying already!!!! 1y
Reviewsbylola I can‘t wait to see if you like it. 1y
JennyM Great pick and sounds good 1y
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saresmoore Oh, hey! I was just thinking of you and wanted to check in, see how you‘re doing. Hope all is well and that good life things are on the horizon. ♥️ 1y
emilyhaldi @saresmoore you‘re so sweet! I have been meaning to post about Villette to let you know I DID start it... now that I‘ve bailed on this tagged book I plan on diving in deeper. Loving it so far!! 1y
emilyhaldi But ALSO @saresmoore my husband and I are in contract on a house as of last week 🤗🤞🏻 getting through inspections tomorrow and then hopefully it‘s smooth sailing from there!! All good things!! ☺️ hope all is well with you and your fam! (edited) 1y
saresmoore That is so awesome! I‘m very happy for you guys! I slowed way down on Villette because (of course) Littens convinced me I shouldn‘t bail on Les Mis. 🙄 Ha! I‘m really liking Villette, too. It‘s refreshing, even if it is full of antiquated prejudice. 😬 1y
emilyhaldi Thanks!! @saresmoore it‘s an exciting next step 🙏🏻 personally, im admittedly glad you slowed down on Villette so I can catch up 😉 and yes, certainly some prejudices there but brilliant writing too 😄 1y
Mdargusch Tagged book sounds interesting. It might show what life at Twin Valley is like for you know who. 1y
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly | Jean-Dominique Bauby
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This was an unfamiliar song, so I pulled up the lyrics (yay Google!). When I read the second verse, this book popped right into my mind. It‘s a memoir written by a man afflicted with a type of stroke called “locked-in syndrome.” He dictated the book by blinking his left eyelid. Not a long book, it‘s a five-star gut punch. Worth an afternoon, especially if you know anyone who‘s been through any type of brain injury.

#octoberxfiles #misterasylum

2BR02B Have you seen the movie? It's phenomenal. 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @2BR02B No, but I should watch. I couldn‘t do it right after reading the book. But now I could. Thanks for the reminder! 1y
Cinfhen I‘ve heard about book and movie 📖🍿 great choice and what a remarkable achievement 1y
Robothugs Ohh good choice. I‘ll have to read this sometime 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen @Robothugs It‘s a remarkable book. I can‘t imagine dictating with blinks. He‘s incredibly honest, so be prepared for the tough stuff. 1y
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Refugee | Alan Gratz
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Desperately in need of #misterasylum
Fingers crossed.#octoberxfiles

Robothugs Ohh it sounds good 1y
BooksBikes12 Just added it...Thanks for the reference. 1y
Cinfhen Nice play on words!! 1y
LMJenkins My kids liked this one a lot. 1y
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The Tell-tale Heart | Edgar Allan Poe
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One of my favorite Poe stories. 🖤 Our narrator is quickly driven mad by the fear and guilt he experienced after killing an old man.

If you have a favorite Poe story or poem, please share!

#misterasylum #octoberxfiles

Robothugs Ohh nicely done! 👏🏻 1y
Carolhreads The narrator in this story vows revenge against a friend who constantly puts him down and mistreats him, beware the company you keep. 1y
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Cathythoughts ❤️👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻amazing picture (edited) 1y
Cinfhen Nice 👍🏻 1y
BarbaraBB I read three of his stories for the 1001 books list but didn‘t like them at all. 1y
emilyhaldi I haven‘t read any Poe 😳 should I?! 1y
Reviewsbylola For shame! You never had to read him in school? @emilyhaldi (edited) 1y
AnansiGirl Narrator gets served justice for his brutal crimes by (edited) 1y
Reviewsbylola That‘s one I haven‘t read! @AnansiGirl 1y
emilyhaldi Not that I can remember anyways 🤷🏻‍♀️ 1y
Linsy ♥️ 1y
britt_brooke Haven‘t read much Poe, but this story is so damned good. 1y
Mdargusch None 1y
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#OctoberXFiles #MisterAsylum

The first thing that came to mind was this book. BTW, it‘s part of a 2 for 1 audiobook sale currently running on audible!!!

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Both of these characters should go in an #asylum. (Closest I could get today!) #misterasylum #OctoberXFiles @Cinfhen @Robothugs

Cinfhen You‘re still going strong 💪🏼 1y
Stacy_31 Excellent choices. 👍🏼👍🏼 1y
GingerAntics The one on the right actually has been (the actor at least). In 1994 he was in this great Scottish mini series called “Taking Over the Asylum.” He played a manic depressive who became a disk jockey. It‘s one of my favourite shows of all time. 1y
Robothugs I agree with @Cinfhen ! Doing great! 1y
scowler1 Good Omens coming soon on Amazon! Looks great with David Tennant part of an impressive cast. #TerryPratchett #NeilGaiman 1y
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