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KCofKaysville
Mexican Gothic | Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Good horror novel of a family mansion on a mountain with dark secrets. I liked it but it could have been a little shorter. It is not really the type of thing I usually read. Noemi goes to retrieve her cousin Catalina but gets sucked in herself. I could see it being made as a movie.

Maria_Pulver Yeah, the book is a bit too long and sometimes the plot goes astray. But it would be perfect for a movie 1d
KCofKaysville @MariaPulver Just needs some editing right? 1d
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Astroneman
Collected Ghost Stories | Montague Rhodes James
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Do you like ghost's stories? This is YOUR BOOK!
Short stories but really scared and true (maybe) stories...

#bookopoly #book #books #bookworm #bookshelf #bookstagram #goodreads #litsy #litsybook #readingchallenge2024 #libro #libri #leggere #bookly #montaguerhodesjames #skira #ghost #ghoststories

Ruthiella I‘ve never tried MR James but I‘ve heard a lot of good things! Classic ghost stories. 👻 4d
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StaceGhost
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Reading this again for class and loving it! A nice, 4 hour read. Although I only had 4 hours total for homework today so I had to speed it up to 2.7x 😅

I‘ve read four books since Monday and I‘m exhausted but having a great time 📚

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Doppoetry
The Shining | Stephen King
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Thank you for tagging me @TieDyeDude !

I would like to try Stephen King again. I used to have a short story collection of his, but it didn't do it for me, so I would like to read his more mainstream work.

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, you'd think I'd like this book because it's very nerdy but it mostly felt like an excuse to shove as many nerdy references in a book as the author could and it lacked substance.

#wondrouswednesday

Doppoetry as for books that impacted me as a teen:

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates
Anne of Green Gables by L. A. Montgomery
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TieDyeDude I think my first exposure to the Lottery was looking it up after seeing a episode of the Simpsons where Homer threw it in a fire when he realized it wasn't a guide for winning the lottery 🤣
I really liked Ready Player One, but that is a fair critique. I didn't think it was possible, but they shoved even more references into the movie!
I like that Stephen King has branched out in his later career. He's done procedural crime, hitman thriller, etc

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Doppoetry @TieDyeDude I read The Lottery in high school for English the buildup was mindblowing 😂 it isn't as impactful when you know the twist, unfortunately. I suppose that's part of why they teach it Freshman year.

I read RP1 for a book club and it was a struggle because everyone really enjoyed it and I seemed to have only seen the flaws 😅 It's a fun book but I was way too into critically analyzing it. Watched the movie w/ friends--
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Doppoetry -- and we all pointed out all the references we got, it was a lot of fun.

I own some of King's more popular novels (a lot of them turned into pretty well-received films) so I am looking forward to reading him proper. It's nice seeing him continue to write for so many years, it's pretty impressive.
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Jari-chan
The Wine-Dark Sea | Robert Aickman
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Thank you once again for this great gift @TheAromaOfBooks

Rober Aickman doesn't call his stories horror, but rather “strange stories“, and I think they're exactly that. I loved the eerie atmosphere and Aickman's ideas. I was also surprised to find stories told from a female point of view.
Some stories were a bit too long and too slow for me. But this book was still a positive read to me, and I am glad I got to know Robert Aickman.

AnnCrystal 😉💫💝. (edited) 6d
Jari-chan @AnnCrystal ❤️❤️❤️ 6d
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! Thanks for spinning with me every month 😁 5d
Jari-chan @TheAromaofBooks Spinning is an essential part of my reading life😁 thank you for that ❤️ 5d
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papascott33
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#18 of 2024!
Started: 6/10/24

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