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Bookish.SAM

Bookish.SAM

Joined May 2016

Book worm - Wine fan - Knit nerd - Dog mom ~ 📚🍷🧶🐶 🇨🇦
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Doctor Sleep: A Novel by Stephen King
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The Shining | Stephen King
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I‘m doing a pretty deep dive before watching ‘Doctor Sleep.‘ (previously read The Shining and and nearly done the Doctor Sleep book)

Watched Kubrick‘s ‘The Shining‘ last night and ‘Room 237‘ tonight.

I found The Shining movie was a little disappointing compared to the book. 237 offers some pretty wild theories about what Kubrick was aiming for in the movie.

Anyone watched these? Thoughts?
Do you think Kubrick directed the 🌙 Landing?!? 🙃

BookDragonNotWorm My husband believes he probably filmed it. 👨‍🚀 He's researched it a lot more than I have, but I remember in high school in the 90s (I'm from the Space Coast) the astronauts having side effects from the VanAllen belt which is low orbit space, much closer to the Earth than the moon, so something's up. 15h
Bookish.SAM @BookDragonNotWorm ... interesting 🤔... faking the landing is one thing (I know little about it)... but I could believe it. The document interviews seems to find proof in The Shining movie (without much reference to other research) largely based on a sweater! Maybe Kubrick was just screwing with people 🤷🏻‍♀️ 15h
BookDragonNotWorm IDK about Kubrick, but there's a book by Bill Kaysing and a documentary called A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Moon that make an interesting case about a faked moon landing. The docu has 'leaked' footage of an astronaut aboard the spaceship being instructed how to fake distance shots. It's interesting...🤨 15h
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Doctor Sleep: A Novel | Stephen King
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It‘s feeling like a ‘stay in bed and read‘ kind of morning 😊

I‘m desperately trying to get through this book before going to see the movie later this week.

#booksandbooze #expandedDT #constantreader
#readingbuddy #dogsoflitsy

ElizaMarie Super curious as to what you think of the movie. Please update! 4d
Bookish.SAM Will do @ElizaMarie! Have you read the book? I‘m going to fully nerd-out before seeing the movie and re-watch the Shining (read that book not too long ago)... as well as the documentary Room 237. 4d
ElizaMarie Yes. Well okay I read the Shinning ages ago. (I didn't do a re-read of it), but then I was able to watch it on the big screen (the Movies did this replay thing of it last month), then I re-read Doctor Sleep (had read it when it first came out but re-read it before the movie). Then I saw the movie. So.... I have a lot of feelings about it. But I don't want to spoil anything until after you see it (so please repost after you do).. 4d
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ElizaMarie Also I haven't seen the Documentary. Do you know if its streaming anywhere? Sounds like I might enjoy it! 4d
Bookish.SAM @ElizaMarie ok... so we are clearly on the same page when it comes to prepping for Stephen King adaptations 😂😂😂 ... I haven‘t seen the doc streaming anywhere, I picked it up from the library after a friend recommended it. 4d
JacqMac I‘m reading it right now, too. Pre movie. I‘m thinking I should have done a reread of The Shining first. But I did watch that movie before I started. lol 4d
Bookish.SAM @JacqMac I‘ve been working through a bunch of Stephen King this year, so fortunately hit The Shining recently. I‘m pretty sure I‘ve only seen bits of the movie, so I‘m looking forward to getting fully immersed in the life of Danny Torrance before seeing Doctor Sleep 🤓 . If you‘re into King, it looks like there are a bunch more adaptations in the works... so get ready! 😆 4d
JacqMac @Bookish.SAM Yes. I also have a reread of The Stand on my TBR. The cast for that one is amazing. I have high hopes. 4d
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Thoroughly enjoyed this book. I liked the telling three parts...making it a little unclear which narrator is most reliable. I was kept guessing #whodunit right to the end.

In other greatly news... I found my favourite ‘back home‘ butter tarts sold here in the city! Getting cozy with a reading snack could get dangerous 🙄

Bookzombie That looks yummy! 1w
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The Poisonwood Bible | Barbara Kingsolver
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One of my favourite events of the year 👏👏👏
#Rockcliffebookfair #bookhaul
📚🤓❤️

TheBookAddict I love the Charlotte Holmes series! I need to get the whole series. I like the colorful book spine. What‘s that book about? 1w
Bookish.SAM @TheBookAddict ... After James? That was a totally random pick. Canadian author. The blurb had me at “literary detective” and that the novel unfolds “in great cites, remote regions and deadly borderlands.” 🤞 it was a good random grab (edited) 1w
TheBookAddict @Bookish.SAM sounds interesting. I may have to look for it. 1w
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MayJasper I fancy from the spine picture 1w
Bookish.SAM Glad to hear it sounds like I picked some goodies 😊 The Poisonwood Bible has been on my radar for ages and the Charlotte Holmes are new to me but seem right up my alley @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego @TheBookAddict 1w
Bookish.SAM @MayJasper Those pretty spines seem to be appealing to lots of us 😊 1w
MayJasper I have also read The Poisonwood Bible. Excellent read and quite a chunkster. So sad how that area knows no peace today. 1w
TheBookAddict I hope you enjoy your picks. Let me know what you think of Charlotte Holmes. I love anything Sherlock Holmes. 1w
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Books at Cummins Station | Nashville, TN (Bookstore)
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Mini #bookhaul from when I was in Nashville. 🤠

I wasn‘t able to get to all the bookstores I was aiming for, but my fellow travelers humoured me and we visited this packed little used bookstore where everything was 1/2 off (sadly, because they were closing). 📚

Garp I‘ve read but would love to re-read, and Feast was a super random grab just to mix things up.

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Doctor Sleep: A Novel | Stephen King
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Nashville bound! 🎼🍻🤠

#booksandbooze
#inflightreading

Cinfhen Safe travels ✈️ 3w
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I ❤️ it when books include maps!

#booknerdthrills
#booksandbooze
#dogsoflitsy

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The Grammarians: A Novel | Cathleen Schine
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This book had me all over the place!

For one, it reminded me of what I was a kid and, too, read a big old dictionary. (I should look into having it repaired, it‘s in pretty rough shape!)

But I found it a little hard to fully connect with the main characters, the twins, as it was a short book and it covered their entire lifetime as well as various family members. At times I was ready to move on, yet found myself tearing up towards the end.

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The Grammarians: A Novel | Cathleen Schine
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My current read (tagged) most definitely influenced my latest mini #bookhaul.

#wordnerd 🤓

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Ottawa Public Library - Main Library | Ottawa, ON, Canada (Library)
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#libraryholds came in!
“There will come a darkness” and “The Grammarians”

Drastically different books and I‘m super excited for both... just not sure which I feel like starting with🤔

#decisionsdecisions
#catsoflitsy

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The Regulators | Stephen King, Richard Bachman
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Reading The Regulators immediately after Desperation might not have been fair 😕
I flew through Desperation, creeped out and really enjoyed it. This was just OK for me.

The concept/relationship between the two seemed like it would be amazing, but what I was hoping for/expecting just didn‘t pan out in the Regulators.

I wonder how I would have felt about this one had I read it first. 🤔

#expandedDT #booksandbooze #dogoflitsy

madamereadsalot1 I love Desperation too. I tried to start this one right after finishing Desperation but couldn't get into. I put it down figuring I needed a break between. I hope to go back to it, but I don't know if I will. 1mo
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Desperation | Stephen King
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I was late to the King game and surprised at how much more to his stories there is than the ‘horror‘ he‘s known for. In fact, I‘ve been surprised at the lack of horror in the books I‘ve read. And I take it back! This was all the horror, gore and creepiness I was expecting and from (seemingly) a less popular of his books!
(Not surprising, a multiverse Rose Madder link😉)

I flew thru this faster than any other #chunkster I‘ve read.
#expandedDT

TrishB He writes a multitude of genres! I love that edition! 2mo
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It. Movie Tie-In | Stephen King
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Getting ready!!! Going to see ‘It 2‘ on Tuesday ?

Re-watching ‘It 1‘ in preparation... and had to gear myself up since I‘m watching alone.

Doors and windows locked✅
Curtains drawn ✅
Strategic lights turned on ✅
Pup curled up with me ✅

#booktoscreen
??

(Bill Skarsgård is creepy AF as Pennywise!)

candc320 IT 2 was awesome!! 2mo
Tera0707 Both are so good! 2mo
Branwen You are so brave! As much as I love the book I can't bring myself to watch the movies! 🤡🎈😨 2mo
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Bookish.SAM @candc320 @Tera0707 @Branwen ... I‘m sooo looking forward to watching the sequel... in theater... with popcorn and beer and people! This, watching the first one by myself, right before going to bed, was a goddamn terrible idea!! 😱🤡😬 2mo
Tera0707 @Bookish.SAM my husband went on a business trip the day after we watched It Chapter 2, and that night in bed, I turned off my lamp and... well, I had to turn on the TV because I was actually scared! Kept picturing something standing in the corner. (This usually doesn‘t happen to me after watching scary movies but I was actually creeped out!) 2mo
Bookish.SAM Oh dear @Tera0707 ... this does not bode well for my return home from the movie. AND... I just happen to be reading King‘s ‘Desperation‘ at the moment. Might need to find an alternative for before bed that night! 2mo
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Desperation | Stephen King
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Waiting for me to drop some popcorn 🍿
😂🐶😂🐶
#booksandbooze
#readingbuddy
#dogsoflitsy

BookDragonNotWorm I think I'd have to drop some on purpose for that face! 😍 2mo
Bookish.SAM Lol @BookDragonNotWorm ... yes... that may have happened a time or two 😆 2mo
BookDragonNotWorm I do the same. I'm s sucker for puppy eyes 😊 2mo
AmyG How cute ❤️ 2mo
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The Body | Stephen King, Robin Waterfield
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I feel like I‘ve only seen bits and pieces of ‘Stand By Me‘ ages ago but listening to this #audiobook really made me want to go back and watch it all. The book offered a lot of nuance to the boys‘ characters that I never quite grasped from what I saw of the movie.

🎥📚
#booktoscreen

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The Whisper Man | Alex North
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Feeling fancy ... pulled out the champagne glasses for my cider and had to laugh when I noticed I was doing this while eating a box of donuts!! 🍩🥂🍩🥂
😂🤦🏻‍♀️ #soclassy

In other news... I‘m only about 1/4 through this book and already ... nightmares!!! 😱

#booksandbooze

emmaturi Such a good book, read it in one day! 2mo
Bookish.SAM @emmaturi ... I just finished it and it was great! Now I‘m fixated on trying to figure out who Alex North really is 🤔 (edited) 2mo
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Bunny: A Novel | Mona Awad
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👻🌷🐇

Well... I‘ll never look at bunnies quite the same.

Heathers meets The Craft? For sure... but that doesn‘t even come close to accurately describing this crazy book!

Was it all really happening? A hallucination? A metaphor for something bigger? Maybe all of the above!! 🦢

Not for everyone, but I was definitely entertained and left wondering 🤔 ... “What the..?”

#booksandbooze #lastdaysofsummer #bunnieseverywhere

monalyisha Great use of emojis! 👹 2mo
Bookish.SAM Hahah @monalyisha ... you‘ve clearly read it! 2mo
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Wolf and the Watchman | Niklas Natt och Dag
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Getting back to my morning #booksandbooze hang out.
This was an impressive debut.. so much going on! I think there were some ideas/plots touched on that could have made for stand alone novels as they were a little off the central plot but it was definitely interesting... and graphic! If you‘re into that kind of thing...

irre The second in the series is coming out in Sweden this fall. 3mo
Bookish.SAM Ohhh really @irre ?!? I was sort of wondering about that. There were lots of threads in this one that could be played with... or maybe go a totally different way?! I‘ll definitely keep any eye out for that tho 3mo
irre It‘s definitely one I‘ll ask my parents to bring when they come visit this Christmas. 3mo
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Erinreadsthebooks That coffee cup!! 😍 3mo
Erinreadsthebooks and the dog!!!! 🤗 3mo
Bookish.SAM Bahaha! @Erinreadsthebooks ... I do enjoy them both 🥰 3mo
Bookish.SAM @irre ... should I assume it‘ll be a while before it‘s translated to English? Not sure how long it was for the first, but if it‘s made an impression 🤞 we see a translation soon so I can keep up 😊 3mo
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Hurricane Punch | Tim Dorsey
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My oldest #bookhaul pic is from 3 years ago from the #Rockcliffebookfair, which used to be one of my favourite events. Last time I went it had gotten too big and was a bit of a nightmare to navigate. 😞
I‘ve only read 4/11... tried 2 others but it just wasn‘t the right time for those guys. All the 📚 that I haven‘t read are still on my radar though. This challenge is a great reminder for me to get back to them!
#bookhaulchallenge
@Lcsmcat

Lcsmcat Thanks for playing! 3mo
rabbitprincess I think three years ago was the last time I went to the Rockcliffe book fair too! (I'm assuming you're in the Ottawa area?) Haven't been for the past couple of years because I kept having bought lots of books in the UK. Might try again this year though! 3mo
Bookish.SAM Yep @rabbitprincess ... I‘m in Ottawa. I was super bummed last time I went. So crazy busy you couldn‘t move, I had to bail. I think they do a different locations in the building for the spring and fall sales so I must have been going to different seasons than last time. I think the fall one is the good space... maybe... Do you know if any other good book sales in the area? (Not gonna be in the UK any time soon 😜) 3mo
rabbitprincess @Bookish.SAM The spring one is usually at the library and they have tents outside too -- that one I remember being really busy. The fall one's at the public school next door and there's a bit more room to manoeuvre. The book sale I go to most often is St. Matthews Anglican Church held as part of the Great Glebe Garage Sale. We go right when it opens and it isn't terrible crowd-wise. 3mo
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Final Girls | Riley Sager
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Mehso-so

#unpopularopinion
This took me forever to listen to. I felt like it took way to long to get to any kind of point.

Again, not sure if it‘s #audio that makes it more apparent than reading (for me anyway) but I found the character‘s dialogue and actions required to push the plot along seemed so unrealistic. Sadly, not for me 😕

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Wolf and the Watchman | Niklas Natt och Dag
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When all your library holds come in, but you have a 280 page settlement agreement to read before Monday 😬

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My final cottage read. Far less sex and rage than you‘d think. I was more into it for the first half than the second. Definitely not for everyone. I enjoyed but didn‘t love it... I soooo wanted to love it.

Bklover Love this photo! 3mo
Bookish.SAM Thanks @Bklover 😊 (edited) 3mo
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A quick, breezy, fun read... perfect for #cottagetime.☀️
#greatbookcover and lots of fun 80s nostalgia.

#booksandbooze

AmyG Nice view! 3mo
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Rose Madder | Stephen King
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Not my favourite Stephen King, but decent.

#cottagetime ☀️🛶
#booksandbooze ☕️
#dogsoflitsy 🐶💜

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I *think* this is my cottage stack... maybe, almost. Only there for a week, there‘s no way I‘m going to get through all these, but you just gotta have some variety to accommodate any mood right? 🤷🏻‍♀️
☀️🍹🛶🔥

CocoReads There‘s some great books on that stack! 4mo
Bookish.SAM Hoping so @CocoReads 🤞😊 4mo
CocoReads A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is my all time favorite and Shadow of the Wind is a close second. My Best Friend‘s Exorcism is just plain fun. And a little nostalgic if you were an 80s teen (like me) 4mo
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Bookish.SAM Excellent @CocoReads ... these are pretty much my expectations. I‘m certain Shadow of the Wind will become an instant fav. 4mo
Mynameisacolour Nice! 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage That‘s a really diverse list! 4mo
Bookish.SAM @BarbaraTheBibliophage ... lol... ya, it sure is! Not sure what I‘ll be feeling like reading and definitely don‘t want to be caught unprepared! 😂 4mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Bookish.SAM Plan for all possible moods—makes sense to me! 4mo
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The Stand | Stephen King
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BethM Hmmmm can he be sober long enough to act? 4mo
BookwormAHN That should be interesting. 4mo
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Rose Madder | Stephen King
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#Sundaymorningvibes ☀️☕️📖
#booksandbooze
#hotAFalready and it‘s barely 8 in the morning!! 🥵
#Canadianweather

#ExpandedDT ... about mid-way into the book and it‘s taken an abrupt turn. Not unexpected from King but even the descriptions and writing feels a little different.

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Rose Madder | Stephen King
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Having a #treatyoself moment 🤗

I don‘t usually bother with all-out dinner for just myself but I‘m having a lovely #booksanddinner #booksandbooze kind of evening 👌
🍤🍠🍄🍹

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This reminded me a little of The Immortalists.

The beginning of this story really hit home since my brother and I lost our father around the ages the Skinner kids lost theirs. We were very lucky, and forever grateful, that our mother managed this in an exceptionally different manner than Noni.

#weekendreads

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Raw: A Love Story | Mark Haskell Smith
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Of course, book nerds are the real hotties!
🤫😉
This dummy is late to the game! 😆

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The Word Is Murder | Anthony Horowitz
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Just finished this #audio. Not my first Horowitz, but I think I‘d have preferred the non-audio version (which is almost always the case for me). It was a fun, easy listen.

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My Sister Rosa | Justine Larbalestier
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Spent lots of time out in the ☀️ busting through this read. I rarely read YA, and I think there were some of those elements that were a little off for my reading taste, but over all a solid read. Entertaining for sure and some pretty creepy characters.

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Ran through most of it on a Sunday afternoon. Loved it all, which is rarely the case for me with a short story collection. There were creepy and gory tales and mingled in, horrors that can befall those living in rough, poverty stricken areas. The stories definitely had an impact. Loved the Argentinian backdrop. Shouldn‘t have read ‘The Neighbour‘s Courtyard‘ before bed 😱
Would 100% recommend, as long as you‘re Ok with the macabre.

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Just finished up Lovecraft Country. Not what I expected but I liked it. Definitely Genre bending... felt like there could have been 3-4 self contained tales, all completely different if the author was so inclined. This wasn‘t a bad thing for me, but I would have enjoyed spending more time with each.

Velvetfur Aaawww cutie doggie 💜 5mo
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#booksandbooze on this beautiful Sunday 😎📚☀️☕️

Other than 🧘🏻‍♀️this morning, and a little yard work, I spent most of my day with this 📖... really enjoying it so far.

LauraJ 🖤 your mug! 5mo
Bookish.SAM Thanks @LauraJ 🙂 5mo
vivastory I loved this one. I heard that Jordan Peele is working on an adaptation for HBO 5mo
Bookish.SAM @vivastory really?!? I did see somewhere that there may be an adaptation but no details. Jordan Peele would be a great choice. I think he could do some pretty interesting things with it. 5mo
vivastory That was awhile ago, so it might not be true still. I really hope it is. I think he'd be a perfect choice. 5mo
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Ottawa Public Library - Greenboro District Library | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Library)
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Spent the day yesterday hiding out from the rain. My only venture out was to the library. Figured I needed to switch it up a little from all the Stephen King I‘ve been reading (not that I don‘t have hundreds of unread books on my shelf that would have fit the bill 🤷🏻‍♀️).

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Insomnia | Stephen King
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Took me some time to finish, it was a #chunkster... not that I‘d expect much else from King. It started with a bang, and had lots of great connections to his other works, It and The Dark Tower series in particular, but it did feel like it dragged a little. Not that that deterred my crying towards the end (even knowing what was coming)... As I‘m late to the Stephen King game, it‘s shocked me how many of his 📚 have had me blubbering 😭
#expandedDT

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Just finished this #audiobook on my walk to the bookstore. It was only OK for me. Lots of details but kinda boring. Maybe because I was somewhat familiar with the tale of the axe man, or maybe it just wasn‘t great as an audio. Dunno 🤷🏻‍♀️ I finished it but won‘t remember any of those many details.

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Sharp Objects: A Novel | Gillian Flynn
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Just finished watching this series. I really disliked the book (maybe it just wasn‘t great as an audio?) but the actors in the show did a good job of making the completely unrealistic characters a little more believable.
While watching, I was a little distracted (in a good way) by the eclectic sound track so I checked it out on Spotify, and yep, it‘s there. It‘s pretty fun ranging from Led Zeppelin to Tupac to beautiful instrumentals. Recommend🎼

BookDragonNotWorm I wasn't a huge fan of the book - probably worse on audio, but not a stellar read, either. 5mo
Bookish.SAM @BookDragonNotWorm Ya, I was not a fan of the book at all ... dangerously close to saying I hated it, but gave the show shot. So much better than the book. And the music really sucked me in 🤷🏻‍♀️ 5mo
Bookartbookmarks Same all around ! 🙋‍♀️ 5mo
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Heavens to Murgatroyd! Nostalgia 😍 I loved the old Hanna-Barbera cartoons.

This certainly had a different story to tell than those cartoon. It started a bit abruptly but once I got the feel for it, I loved it! I wish I wasn‘t late returning it to the library, I‘d have reread it.

#blameitonlitsy

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Convenience Store Woman | Sayaka Murata
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I really liked this quick and quirky read. There were certainly parts that, while written tongue in cheek, still infuriated, but it was definitely fun.

I was feeling some ‘The Vegetarian‘ vibes, which I also really liked, with those women who just won‘t conform and freaking everyone out about it. Love it!

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My little #bookhaul from today, wandering the neighbourhood for the community garage sale and of course a stop at the library book sale.

I‘m looking forward to rereading The Telling if Lies. A high school read and I remember being driven crazy by the teacher and all the symbolism talk. I just kept thinking, what if the author just liked the colour green, and didn‘t mean anything else when using it?!? 🤷🏻‍♀️ We‘ll see how I feel about that now.

DebinHawaii Great haul! 📚👍 5mo
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Insomnia | Stephen King
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Trying to ignore the mess of being midway into the new deck and enjoy the new patio furniture on this sunny Sunday 😎
The pup was quick to join me in testing out the loveseat.
#dogsoflitsy #summerreads

BookNAround 🐶❤️ 6mo
DGRachel Ooh. I can‘t wait to get through bathroom renovations so we can start on a new deck. 😍😍 6mo
Bookish.SAM @DGRachel good luck with the renos!! Mine has been taking way too long... just wanna get back out in the yard ☀️☀️☀️ 6mo
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Insomnia | Stephen King
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It‘s here! The time has finally come, if well overdue. Sitting outside reading weather!
#booksandbooze #springhassprung
👏☀️🌷

kelseynicburke That‘s on my TBR shelf! Excited to see what you think 6mo
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Nightblind | Ragnar Jonasson
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The 2nd in the series... decent, quick read, but I think I liked the first better. Granted I read the first in #print and listened to this #audio and I always have a hard time comparing when I go with different formats. I‘m enjoying the Icelandic setting. ❄️❄️❄️

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Chalk Man | C J Tudor
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Some serious Stephen King vibes, ‘It‘ in particular with the 2 time period, the gang of kids (complete with the one red-headed girl) and older bullies to deal with... which made perfect sense when I went to learn more about the author and discovered she was a huge King fan.

All said, I was pleasantly surprised by this one 👍
Often these latest trendy books end up irritating me but I enjoyed this and the #audiobook narrator was decent.

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The usual set-up on a Sunday morning.... we‘ve been to the dog park, cleaned the house and now taking a break with some #booksandbooze and #petsoflitsy
☕️📚🐶😺
#expandedDT #katet
#dogsoflitsy #catsoflitsy #readingbuddy

tammysue What a sweet pic 💛 7mo
kspenmoll I am drinking my coffee from the same mug; I love it! 7mo
kspenmoll Love your doggie‘s expression, eyes, nose💕 7mo
Bookish.SAM @kspenmoll .. one of my favourite mugs! The pooch is pooped! She went a little hard at the park, and she‘s no spring chicken 😆 7mo
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'Salem's Lot | Stephen King
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YES!!!! Right up my alley as I continue my #expandedDT journey 👏🧛🏻‍♂️

https://www.screengeek.net/2019/04/24/salems-lot-movie-james-wan-gary-dauberman/

#booktoscreen 📚🎥

BookwormM Ohh I am also on the expanded DT journey next stop Insomnia 7mo
Bookish.SAM Ahhhh @BookwormM !!! I think that‘s where I am next too!(after I finish The Waste Lands) 7mo
BookwormM I also need to read The Wind Through the Keyhole to complete the whole dark tower series and as the library has this one I will hit that before Insomnia will be interested to follow how your journey progresses 😃👍 7mo
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Bookish.SAM
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Mehso-so

#unpopularopinion but I was pretty disappointed with this one 🙁
I get that it was intended to be a quick little novella but it was far too rushed for me. Maybe that‘s partly attributable to listening to the #audio vs. print but there could have been a great story here that didn‘t really develop at all for me.
I enjoyed her other books with these characters so hopefully another full length 📖 will come along to fill the gaps.

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Bookish.SAM
The Regulators | Stephen King, Richard Bachman
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The last few stragglers for my #expandedDT tour. I kept finding Desperation, but of course, I was insisting on having them both in the same edition. Finally picked up Desperation at the library sale succumbing to the idea that I wouldn‘t find The Regulators (because I‘m not into ordering it for $35).
BUT 2 days after buying Desperation, I came across The Regulators at Value Village for $5 👏

#booknerdthrills ❗️#matchingedition for a deal ❗️