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Librarybelle
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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rohit-sawant
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.
#MisterAsylum
A #zombie novel that's still buried in my TBR.
#OctoberXFiles
@Cinfhen @Robothugs

Cinfhen Sounds spectacular 🙀🙀🙀 1y
rohit-sawant @Cinfhen Hope you check it out soon! 1y
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valeriegeary
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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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Kalalalatja
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 👍

#OctoberXFiles

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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emilyhaldi
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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!!!
#misterasylum
#octoberxfiles

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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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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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Chrissyreadit
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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Reviewsbylola
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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Well-ReadNeck
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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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jenniferw88
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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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