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AFrostCauseReads

Joined September 2020

Why don‘t readers have any extra time? They‘re booked! Bad jokes and lots of reading is what I‘m about 🖤
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This was such a delight to read! Space shenanigans reminiscent of Firefly, and characters that are easy to love. The discussions about different cultures, politics, and space science were all well written, entertaining, and mature without being preachy/predictable.

This book is much more focused on characters than anything else. Cause after 400+ pages, not much happened, but I adored every moment spent on the Wayfarer with the heart warming crew!

Ruthiella Welcome to the Becky Chambers cult...eh, I mean club! ❤️ 🚀😃 2w
AFrostCauseReads @Ruthiella lol, I‘ll definitely be reading more from her! 1w
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I loved this modern retelling of the Krampus myth! It has some really good conversations about the holiday season, how it‘s changed over time, religions impact, and what people want. I also really enjoyed the inventive back story between Krampus and Santa.

If you like Krampus, Yuletide, or anything having to do with Norse mythology, check out this book!

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This is my first Kristoff book and I am impressed! I usually shy away from high fantasy stuff (I have a hard time trusting authors to world/character/plot build all at once), but figured I‘d give it a try since I love vampires and wow. This book has it all, and with pictures! Now to wait (impatiently) for the sequel, lol.

Any Kristoff fans out there? What should I read next while I wait?

@TheAromaofBooks this was my November #bookspin pick

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3w
Dragon If you like YA scifi 1w
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Red Dragon | Thomas Harris
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I have been wanting to read this for years, so I‘ve built it up a lot in my head. A lot of my expectations were met! It‘s a good suspense book, not much of a detective story as you follow both the investigation then half way through the murderer too. I loved the look inside the bad guys head, along with the chase and creative ending… but the intro to Hannibal was weak. I was expecting a mastermind, but maybe that‘s reserved for the sequels?

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Annihilation | Jeff VanderMeer
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If you like the scientific method and being scared, this book is for you! There‘s a certain level of detachment from the MC since the story is told through her journals kept for a scientific expedition. However things go sideways real quick.

Ruthiella Such a creepy book! 3w
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A Christmas Memory | Truman Capote
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I read this with my book group. I had no idea it was such a classic! Every time I mention it now it seems like it‘s someones favorite Christmas story. It was a quick read, makes you nostalgic and long for your own holiday traditions from your youth 🥮🎄🪁

@TheAromaofBooks this was my #doublespin pick for December

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3w
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My Heart Is a Chainsaw | Stephen Graham Jones
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I am floored by this authors literary talent and how he brings that into the horror genera. I‘m used to not taking horror books too seriously- what‘s poetic about a slasher?
But Jones has mastered the decentralized, multiple conflicts that‘s behind any good work of literature. And well rounded characters with creative motivations, and a mastery of the slasher genera. The chapter break essays by the MC also informs readers while building background

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Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
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Yay! 🎉 I hit my goal of reading 100 books this year!!! 🍾🥳📖🖤

After reviewing all I‘ve read, I‘ve listed my favorites. I found some great books and new favorite authors. I doubt I‘m going to read as many books next year, but I‘m happy to say I at least did it this year!

My goals for next year are 52 novels, 52 short stories, and 52 graphic novels. Wish me luck!

BookDadGirlDad Project Hail Mary tops my list, too!!! 3w
Ruthiella Well done 👍 3w
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This is my #bookspinbingo list for January! @TheAromaofBooks
Happy New Year 🎉
Here‘s to starting new reading challenges!!! 📖

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3w
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Shadow of Night: A Novel | Deborah Harkness
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Mehso-so

I liked the first in the series more, this one was definitely way more historical. I enjoyed all the literature references too, and having Kit Marlowe be a demon 😂

This follow up seemed to be losing touch with the story by throwing dozens of characters in, and having the main couple repeat the same relationship problems again and again. I hope the last book wraps everything up!

@TheAromaofBooks this was my book spin pick for December!

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1mo
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Mehso-so

This book was good, but not amazing. There were a few points that were essential to understand the set up of the book that I think the author should have done a better job explaining. There were some really well done moments between characters, and LGBTQ+ visibility (especially trans issues). It was funny, and quirky, but it still felt a little disjointed.

It was a good first book, but I have a feeling the writing will be better in a second book

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Good Omens | Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
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I made a book tree this year for the holidays. My favorite Angel of the eastern gate/ antiquarian book keeper is protecting them 😊

JessClark78 🖤 2mo
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Night of the Mannequins | Stephen Graham Jones
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This little novella was so interesting and well written. It‘s not that spooky, but what kept me turning pages was the mystery, anecdotes, and the slow reveal of the narrators reliably. For that last reason, it kind of reminded me of the yellow wallpaper, but completely different subjects though.

Overall, a very interesting exercise in writing a different type of narrative, well done.

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@TheAromaofBooks this is my #bookspinbingo list for December. It‘s not ambitious, but I‘m not anticipating a lot of time to read so 🤷🏼‍♀️

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 2mo
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The Alchemist | Paolo Bacigalupi
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I enjoyed the hero‘s journey in this, and the little nuggets of wisdom everywhere. I also liked how ambiguous it was in relation to religion, philosophy, mythology, and other view points. I think anyone of any background could read this and find something useful in it.

This was my #doublespin pick for November, @TheAromaofBooks #bookspinbingo

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2mo
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Scarygirl | Nathan Jurevicius
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Final week of #scarathlon2021 !!!🧡🎃🧡 Go #teamhendrix 🎉 !!! @StayCurious as always, thank you for being team captain, making such fun weekly games, organizing points, answering questions and keeping up morale. Surely you have magical powers 🧙🏻 🪄
1,010 points for this week 📖👻
Total for the whole event: 6,023💀

Happy Halloween 🧡🖤🧡🖤🧡

#bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks
#wickedathon @StayCurious
#screamathon @4thhouseontheleft
#LMPBC

MatchlessMarie 🧛‍♂️ 😂 3mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3mo
StayCurious Thank you for being awesome! Great job! 3mo
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Here‘s my line up for November‘s #bookspinbingo
Mostly more creepy reads I didn‘t get to in October 🖤💀🖤 @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3mo
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Bingo's Run | James A. Levine
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My final board for October‘s #bookspinbingo 🧡🖤
Glad I did both my #bookspin and #doublespin picks! I‘m a little surprised I only go one bingo out of all the ones I colored in. Sometimes it be like that. Still very happy with all the spooky reading I‘ve done! 🎃🦇👻

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The Body Snatcher | Robert Louis Stevenson
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Mehso-so

I read ‘The Body Snatcher‘ in this. I‘m a long time fan of Jekyll and Hyde, so I was hoping for another creepy, semi supernatural story like that… but no. Body snatcher was very straightforward, no nonsense, predictable stuff. Okay, maybe the ending was a tiny bit supernatural, but nothing in the story had the same draw as J&H for me 🤷🏼‍♀️

This was my #doublespin pick for #bookspinbingo
Also #scarathlon #teamhendrix #wickedathon #screamathon

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 3mo
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Stoker's Wilde | Steven Hopstaken, Melissa Prusi
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Holy bat stickers, Batman! Lol! I absolutely love this altered addition to this book, it fits perfectly with the theme of Dracula! 🦇 🧛🏻‍♂️ The cube of Poe/artwork inspired by his writing is beautiful and the perfect addition to the little Poe shrine I have going! And I got some sweat treats, hot coco, and nail art stickers?!?!! @sprainedbrain you spoiled me with your #alterednightmareswap package 🧡🖤🧡 thank you so much!!! @LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan Lovely!! 3mo
sprainedbrain Oh I‘m so glad to see the Poe cube! It was wrapped so prettily by the Etsy artist I didn‘t want to peek. Happy Halloween 🎃 3mo
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Ahh! Finally, the only Grady Hendrix book I haven‘t read yet! I‘m so happy and excited it was in my #AllHallowsReadSwap! Thank you so much @MaleficentBookDragon And the fancy copy of Dracula is just *chefs kiss* 💋!!! I can‘t wait to settle in with my fancy chocolates, hot coco, and some good spooky reads! 👻📖🍫☕️

MaleficentBookDragon I had so much fun putting that together! Enjoy. 3mo
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Ohh. My. Word! I am absolutely floored by everything! I followed your directions and opened everything in order and kept getting more overwhelmed!!!🧡🖤🧡 I‘ve already eaten some caramels, love the detail of the rat on the books, and was positively speechless when I opened the Poe bust! He‘s perfect 😍 💀 Not to mention all the wonderful reading and coloring I‘m looking forward too! Thank you so much!!! @aperfectmjk #HHS21 and host @wanderinglynn

aperfectmjk Yaaaaaaay! I'm so glad you liked it and had fun opening it all! Happy reading! 😁 3mo
AFrostCauseReads @aperfectmjk I love everything, thank you again 🧡🧡🧡 You helped make this Halloween extra magical (and spooky!) Happy Halloween!!! 3mo
wanderinglynn Fantastic! 🎃🧡 3mo
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Melmoth | Sarah Perry
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Just finished this and sent it out for the last round of #lmpbc Thank you ladies for all the gothic literature reads!

It was an interesting read, definitely different from my normal picks. I liked the rich writing, characters, moral dilemmas, and creepiness, but the structure was a little too loose for me. Kinda jumpy.

Also, with the spooky bits going on in it, it counts for #scarathlon2021 #teamhendrix #screamathon #wickedathon

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I printed them out to do them 🎃 I felt like I was in middle school doing word searches during a free period before Halloween again, lol. #teamhendrix #scareathlon2021 @StayCurious guess this counts for 590pts? 👻

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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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So excited to find this on my doorstep today! Not quite sure who it‘s from on the outside, but hopefully I‘ll find out when I open it! Yay! #ahrs #allhallowsreadswap @MaleficentBookDragon

MaleficentBookDragon It‘s from me! 3mo
AFrostCauseReads @MaleficentBookDragon that solves the mystery! Thank you! 3mo
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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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Week three of #scarathlon2021 down, go #teamhendrix 🎉 !!! @StayCurious thank you for being team captain!
An even 1,000 points for this week 📖🕯👻
Not my best reading week, but I got to do some in person spooky activities 🧡💀

#bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks
#wickedathon @StayCurious
#screamathon @4thhouseontheleft
#roaringwolf @Roary47 @Littlewolf1
#LMPBC @suvata

Mandoul Love the illustrations 😀 3mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Looking great!!! 3mo
StayCurious Love the ghost doodle! Great job! 3mo
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This had such a different feel to it than Warm Bodies did. I loved that R was still snarky and had some real moments of zombie wisdom, but the story went places I never saw coming (and don‘t feel like it needed).

Anyway, this was my #buddyread for #teamhendrix #scarathlon2021. Also #RoaringWolf (Don‘t Judge) and #wickedathon and #screamathlon

Roary47 Awesome! 🧟‍♀️💛 3mo
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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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Got my #alterednightmateswap package today!!! Thank you @sprainedbrain and @LibrarianRyan for hosting such a fun swap 🧡💀🍂📖🍂💀🧡

LibrarianRyan Yeahhhh. 3mo
sprainedbrain Hooray! Let me apologize in advance that you got such an un-crafty match. 😬 3mo
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This book was so much fun! Not perfect, but like a grown up version of Twilight I always wanted (pls don‘t judge me 😅) I tried to stick with the #DOWRTR #allsouls schedule @MoonWitch94 was hosting, but there was a point where I just couldn‘t stop, lol 🧙🏻

#RoaringWolf (Monster Mash) @Roary47 @Littlewolf1
#wickedathon #scarathlon2021 @StayCurious
#screamathlon @4thhouseontheleft

katy4peas I‘m really enjoying it! Although I am very disturbed that Matthew can‘t turn into a bat. That would be very helpful…🤔 3mo
AFrostCauseReads @katy4peas or at least a wolf, that‘s in the Dracula myth and there are already so many parallels to wolves! 3mo
katy4peas @AFrostCauseReads 🤯oh, yeah! At least that! Omg! 3mo
Roary47 I agree this first one was a lot of fun. 💛 3mo
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'Salem's Lot | Stephen King
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So glad I read the intro by King, I didn‘t know what to expect, but I‘m glad I went in knowing his intention was ‘what if Dracula came to Maine instead of England?‘ Cause yeah, that sums it up, and he did a perfect job answering that!

This was my #bookspin pick @TheAromaofBooks
#RoaringWolf cover has green and orange @Roary47 @Littlewolf1
#screamathlon @4thhouseontheleft
#wickedathon #scarathlon2021 @StayCurious

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 3mo
Roary47 Nice! 💛 3mo
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Wow, I loved this book! It walked the line of real possession vs mental illness, and I loved the balance of different times (being in the past as it happened, and current time of the interview of what happened). I also adored the nerdy blog posts analyzing everything. I def have to read more by this author!

#wickedathon #scarathlon2021 @StayCurious
#screamathon @4thhouseontheleft
#RoaringWolf (Family Affair) @Roary47 @Littlewolf1

Roary47 Awesome! 3mo
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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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Week two of #scarathlon2021 down, go #teamhendrix 🎉 !!! @StayCurious thank you for being team captain!
2,276 points for this week 📖🕯👻
(Don‘t mind the edited numbers, I forgot to include the original hourly points for #scarathlon2021)

#bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks
#wickedathon @StayCurious
#screamathlon @4thhouseontheleft
#roaringwolf @Roary47 @Littlewolf1
#DOWRTR #AllSouls @MoonWitch94

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Looking great!!! 3mo
StayCurious Wow great job! 3mo
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Going Postal | Terry Pratchett
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Mailed out both my #allhallowsreadswap @MaleficentBookDragon and #hauntedhallowswap @wanderinglynn today. Both are expected in plenty of time for opening day 🧡🎃💀🎃🧡

wanderinglynn Yay! 🙌🏻🧡🎃 3mo
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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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Just got my #hauntedhallowswap package from @aperfectmjk 🎃🧡🖤🧡🎃 Thank you 👻
Now to hide it and forget about it until the 30th 😅 @wanderinglynn

aperfectmjk Yayyyy!!! I hope it arrived safely!!! I'm so excited for you to open it!!! 🧡🖤🧡🖤🧡🖤 3mo
wanderinglynn Yay! 🙌🏻🧡 3mo
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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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Week one of #scarathlon2021 down, go #teamhendrix 🎉 !!! @StayCurious thank you for hosting, and congratulations on your new bundle of joy!!!
Let me know if anything looks wrong with the points, I‘m trying to be transparent cause wow, 1,737pts feels like a lot.

#bookspinbingo @TheAromaofBooks
#wickedathon @StayCurious
#screamathlon @4thhouseontheleft
#roaringwolf @Roary47 @Littlewolf1
#DOWRTR #AllSouls @MoonWitch94

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Looking great!! 3mo
StayCurious I love this - it all looks great to me! And thank you, baby boy is 1 week old today...crazy! 3mo
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I really liked the writing in this book. I could feel how every word, phrase, and anecdote was chosen with precision to add up to something later. And it sure did. Some super creepy moments, but overall more weird than anything. Movie also did an excellent job adapting what happened (though with major differences)

I read this for #screamathon and watched the movie tie-in
I‘d also consider this R.I.P. for #RoaringWolf
Also #wickedathon

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Spooky Weird! | Anh Do
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I know I‘m late with my #bookspinbingo list and board, but better late than never? 🤷🏼‍♀️ I had to break up some of the bigger books I plan on reading too
Yay spooky reading season!!! 🧡🍁💀🦇🕯📖🖤

Thank you @TheAromaofBooks , hope you still let me play! 😊

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! Looks great!! Never too late to BookSpin!! 😁 4mo
rjsthumbelina 'Salem's Lot is on my TBR for the month as well! 4mo
AFrostCauseReads @rjsthumbelina I can‘t wait to read it! It‘s only my second time reading a King book, but my first of his with supernatural creatures 🧛🏻‍♀️!!! 4mo
TugstenDragon Your nails are awesome! 4mo
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Omg I‘m so sorry this is so late, but wow, everything in my #fallingforfallswap #fffs is absolutely perfect 😍 thank you so much @Gaylagal2 🤗 I‘m so impressed by the Poe socks and so happy they‘re bigger than the standard size (finally socks that fit my calves, lol 😅) I‘m ready to cozy up with the blanket, cup of tea, and enjoy some spooky fall reading, thank you!!!
And thank you @Avanders for hosting🧡🍂🍁🍂🧡 (so sorry again for being late 😔)

Avanders Yay!! A great fall package ☺️😍🍁🍂🧡💛 4mo
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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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LibrarianRyan Yeahhhhh 4mo
Avanders Hello - just checking in re your #fallingforfallswap #fffs package — would you post a pic of your goodies if you‘ve been able to open your package — I‘m sure your secret sender would love to know if you appreciated what they sent ☺️ Thanks! 🧡🍂🍁🍂🍁🧡 4mo
AFrostCauseReads @Avanders yes absolutely!!! Sorry I‘ve been MIA, I will post as soon as I can! I‘m usually on time with everything, something came up, so sorry! 4mo
Avanders I hope everything is ok! 🙏🏽 And looking forward to seeing your goodies 😁😘 4mo
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Posting my TBR for #scaratholon2021 #scarathlonTBR lots of monsters and scares to be had, yay! Let‘s go #teamhendrix !!!! 🦇🕯📖🧡🪦👻🎃💀
@StayCurious thank you for being the team leader and co-hosting this event with @Clwojick thank you!!! 🧡🧡🧡

Clwojick 🧡🧡🧡 4mo
StayCurious I LOVE this picture btw. +50 early bird points 4mo
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The Andromeda Strain | Michael Crichton
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I expected this to be way better. It was slow, with little to no action, and read more like a technical manual than a suspense/thriller. Maybe it was good for it‘s time (1969)? I‘m willing to forgive things for being out dated, ohh boy the computers were, but there were still no characters to root for or even care about. And the ending… well… it felt like the author just wanted the book done too🧫🧬🥼

#bookspin pick this month!
#Roaringwolf 3)

NikkiM5 This was one of my favorite books read in high school. I went through quite the Crichton phase after this book 😂 4mo
AFrostCauseReads @NikkiM5 ohh no! I‘m scared to read Jurassic park now cause I didn‘t like this one. Is his style pretty consistent? What did you like about it? 4mo
Roary47 I‘ve never read this one, but Jurassic Park was a required read for me in high school and I loved it. 4mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 4mo
NikkiM5 @AFrostCauseReads it was a long time ago so I admit I don‘t remember much other than loving the book. I still recommend Jurassic Park. I also loved Sphere and Timeline. (edited) 4mo
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A teenager who caught her dad cheating, and who‘s parents are now divorced, no longer believes in love. Enter some magical realism so she can see the entire lifespan of a relationship when people kiss, and she‘s even more cynical… but she falls in love anyway.

It‘s cute, it‘s funny, it doesn‘t take itself too seriously. And the characters are wonderful, emotionally balanced, and insightful. Not my favorite genre, but well done

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Reset: A Novel | Sarina Dahlan
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Panpan

So this had a really cool concept - memory wipe every 4 years to prevent prejudice/hate/war, but people who love each other want to stay together.

But it was very badly written. It‘s clunky, repetitive, characters are flat, random things happen to move the plot along.

Just, ugh, I so wanted this to be good. The idea is there, just needs better executing.

#Roaringwolf 6) teleportation (it‘s a sci-fi challenge for September!)

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Tales of Edgar Allan Poe | Edgar Allan Poe
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#itsfallyall

1) I love most drinks that aren‘t too sugary. My fav part about fall though, is I can finally start drinking hot drinks again without sweating! ☕️

2) I will eat caramel apples all day long, or anything with chocolate

3) Inside my house is never not decorated for Halloween 🎃

4) I re-read some Poe short stories every year 🕯

5) Jigsaw puzzles, stickers, magnets

6) Bookmarks, candles, mugs

Thank you @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love #3!! Thank you for playing 🧡🎃🖤 4mo
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Wow, I flew through this one. Angela Carter is a master of the writing craft, and I can see how she‘s influenced many popular authors with these fairytale interpretations. More of my opinion later after my group reads it
#lmpbc #groupk @Mynameisacolour @sprainedbrain
@rjsthumbelina this one will be on its way early this month 😊

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Devolution | Max Brooks
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I never knew I needed such a book about Bigfoot, but I‘m so glad it exists and that I read it.

I loved the way this was mostly told through journal entries, but also incorporated interviews, documentaries, and other excerpts from radio shows and scientific articles. It gave the story an amazing fullness, let the reader anticipate what was going to happen, and backed up the natural progression of action by making everything seem possible 👣🌋🏡

AFrostCauseReads @TheAromaofBooks this was my #doublespin pick for September. It was also my #bookspin pick for august. I guess the universe really wanted me to read this one, lol 4mo
FelinesAndFelonies I liked this one too and had a similar reaction. 4mo
JamieArc I listened to the audiobook and it was excellently done. 4mo
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NikkiM5 Yay 💃🏿 4mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 4mo
aperfectmjk I LOVED the audiobook for this one. It was fantastic! 4mo
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I really wanted to like this book better, especially since it‘s a Reese pick and she tends to pick really good book club books. But I just didn‘t.

Maybe I was hoping for too much, since I know I‘ll discuss this with my own book club. But there just doesn‘t seem like there will be much to talk about. It‘s kinda just a light family mystery 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Shadow and Bone | Leigh Bardugo
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Mehso-so

I like the concepts of the ‘small science‘ magic. I also like the main character. But some parts were pretty cringy to me, like having a 120 year old man manipulate a teenager to fall in love with him.

It was entertaining, it was easy to keep turning pages. I like to know what the kids are reading these days, ya know? (Or adults, nothing wrong with adults reading YA).

I watched the show right after. Yup, book was better ☀️

rjsthumbelina To be fair, Bardugo says that she didn't intend for him to be a heart throb. It's supposed to be an representation of an abusive relationship 🤷‍♀️ 4mo
AFrostCauseReads @rjsthumbelina Huh, didn't know that. I can see that from an outside perspective, but through Alina's POV there was no hesitation or turmoil to being with him until she realized he was the bad guy. Don't get me wrong, the book needed it for plot reasons, but it was very reminiscent of Twilight. The audience knows it's bad, but the character sure doesn't. Maybe that was her intention? (edited) 4mo
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Halloweenies | Dan Fiorella
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1) I will if it‘s a group activity, not just on my own
2) fun socks are great! I‘m usually the size 9-11 range
3) purple, grey, black
4) I‘m not sure I have one, umm, nail polish?
5) hmm, probably bookmarks
6) love all the Renaissance-faire cosplay
7) I rarely wear hats, but it‘s usually beanies when I do

#HauntedHallowSwap
@wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Awesome! 🙌🏻🎃🖤 5mo
NikkiM5 I‘m down for some carving 🎃 5mo
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Starting this one tonight!
☕️ 🍁🕯

Mynameisacolour Great pic, love your cup! 5mo
NikkiM5 That candle 😍 5mo
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