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Booksnchill

Booksnchill

Joined August 2017

Good wine, engaging with books and Whiskey the wire haired dachshund- that's my chill! 🐾🍷🎨
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#NonFictionNovember A very typical Bryson exploration of the Body, head to toe. Best when he is delving into historical ways of thinking about the functions of our various organs, weird “cures”, the “firsts” - surgery, transplant, vaccines. Then we go down the road of statistics, comparisons of healthcare in different countries and he is less engaging- not to say it is not important but not really advancing his topic. Read by Bryson 4⭐️

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Starting book 3 for #NonFictionNovember very interested in the art as commodity - especially in Modern and Contemporary markets- all that wealth seems obscene- how much of that attaches itself to the meaning of the works? Disturbing but fascinating characters- I am a fan of Peggy Guggenheim myself. Picked for me by @Liberty my #Tbr currator from #BookRiot she nails it every quarter!

ChasingOm That‘s awesome that she‘s your TBR curator! Have you read 7d
Booksnchill @ChasingOm no I haven‘t read that one- I‘ll check it out. Liberty does I great job- I love that I get hardback books from an independent bookseller chosen by Liberty- like a great gift to myself every quarter! 5d
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November | Georges Simenon
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Thank you everyone for the birthday wishes- Litsy really is a special place with such special people. Whiskey took me for a frosty fall morning walk for my birthday and the day was gorgeous! Your lovely wishes felt like a warm hug🥰🍁 #DogsOfLitsy

MicheleinPhilly Happy Birthday! 2w
xicanti Happy birthday! 2w
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The best thing about this book talk was that War Memorial Auditorium was full and the energy was high! Restored a bit of faith! 💪💖

JulAnna Happy Birthday! 🎉😊 2w
Booksnchill @JulAnna Much Thanks! 2w
MaureenMc Happy birthday! 2w
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Gloria in conversation with Ashley Judd- let the rebellion begin!!!

Blaire 😍😍😍 2w
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1. 11 books
2. The Twisted Ones, T. Kingfisher
3. Hocus Pocus
4. The scary phrase based on your order of birth
5. Fire, popcorn, cuddles with dog and hoping for trick or treaters but with the Thunderstorms here, not much hope!
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Halloween Tree | Ray Bradbury
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My Book about Halloween with a pumpkin on the cover to finish the #scaryScavengerHunt as well as the final post for the #ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick I love this book - it is a reread and buddy read with my brother for our Brother/sister book club. It is Halloween night and the boys are ready to go out but where is Pippin? He is at the scary house and they must go on a journey through Halloween traditions to get him back!

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The Twisted Ones | T. Kingfisher
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#TeamSlaughter @Clwojick finished this thriller #Blameiton @Liberty found audio on Scribd after hearing Liberty talk about it and Loved This! I am going to say it is The Hills Have Eyes with Stephanie Plum and Lula if Rex were a coonhound! Funny, creepy, really great narrator for the audiobook- I laughed out loud between the frightening bits! Grandma who hated everyone and hoarded babydolls dies and Mouse and her dog Bongo have to clear the mess!

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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick today‘s challenge from my book on Gargoyles and Grotesques words by Stephen King and photographs by F-Stop Fitzgerald. Happy Wednesday Littens! #Nightmare

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Sodom and Gomorrah | Marcel Proust
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Apparently I only have 2 purple books on my shelves- both Penguins. The 4th volume of the penguin translation of Proust (bought for my 2020 year long read of Search of Lost Time) and this lovely penguin drop-cap of the norwegian classic Undset (The Wreath). #ChillingPhotoChallenge @Clwojick #TeamSlaughter

BkClubCare Wow - that is VERY purple! 💜 2w
Booksnchill @BkClubCare yes- they did stand out a bit!🤣 2w
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#Murder #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick this is an Inspector Henry Tibbett mystery set in the English village of Cregwall on the Manciple estate where there has been an unfortunate death, an unfortunate engagement and the most interesting family I have read about in a cozy mystery- the Manciples who bring another level to the term eccentric. I didn‘t see any of the solutions but then again they are, as the title says, fantastical 🤣

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How to Create Spectacular Halloween Costumes | Jason D. Nemeth, Louann Mattes Brown
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My new costume!!! Happy Halloween!

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The Masque of the Red Death | Edgar Allan Poe
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Mask #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick watched the PBS American Masters documentary on Edgar Allen Poe yesterday so an obvious choice for today‘s prompt is the Masque of the red death - liberties with the spelling but on point!

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A Bitter Feast | Deborah Crombie
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#24B4Monday another book completed. #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick a mystery- the 18th in the Duncan Kincaid, Gemma James series and I loved this one- perhaps less for the mystery than the pastoral and gastronomic touches- everyone is away at Melody‘s parents‘ house for a weekend in the Cotswalds. This book centers in on the gourmet pub, local growers, flowers and the relationships between beloved characters 4⭐️ #mystery

Cathythoughts Sounds like a great series... I must investigate ♥️👍🏻 3w
Booksnchill @Cathythoughts i love it- it is a wide story arc but I have followed it many years and it doesn‘t get predictible- if you like Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes, PD James, this may be for you. 3w
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The Scarecrow | Beth Ferry
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick This is a photo of the Gatlinburg TN Guinness World record winning 4000+ scarecrow display. I find kitschy scarecrows really creepy - something about a stitched-on smile... anyway, happy Sunday and 24B4Monday reading day littens!

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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick A multi points post- finished the audio for #24B4Monday it has a #WitchInIt for the #ScaryScavengerHunt and it meets today‘s photo prompt! This is the book companion to the British Library exhibit on the history of magic in Harry Potter and it is a fabulous audio with interviews, history, voices of Stephen Fry and the illustrator of the HP books as well as curators. Highly recommended!

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Bitter Feast | Deborah Crombie
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kspenmoll Love this series! 3w
Booksnchill @kspenmoll yes- one of my favorites and one I have continued with! This is a good one! 3w
kspenmoll You reminded me of the series; listening to Garden of Lamentations now! 3w
Booksnchill 👏👏💖 3w
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Death Rites | Alicia Gimnez Bartlett
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Death #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick For today‘s prompt a title from my Europa Editions shelf- a work in translation from the original spanish- Inspector Petra Delicado and Sgt. Fermin Garzon. Happy Friday Littens!

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Her: A Novel | Harriet Lane
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick my selection for #thriller- been on my tbr for 2 years- time to break it open and be thrilled!!🤣😱

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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter #Bones @Clwojick I love Dia De los Muertos so here are some 🦴! Happy Wednesday littens!

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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick some of my favorite mystery, psychological, thriller, ghost story books for today‘s challenge. Happy Tuesday Littens!

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Hyde Brothers, Booksellers run a really fun facebook page with great bookish posts like this! And so very true!

Tamra 👌🏾 4w
Ddzmini 🤣🤣🤣 3w
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Live and Let Die | Ian Fleming
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#Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick #ChillingPhotoChallenge #VooDoo I went with the movie poster for this book by Ian Fleming only because the book cover I have is without jacket and boring for a photo! Happy Monday Littens!

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The Haunting of Hill House | Shirley Jackson
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#Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick Finally finished the first season of this #Thriller on Netflix in preparation for the series‘ continuation in 2020- I really enjoyed it but I felt like it ended so where will they go???

teebe The second season is a different story, based on The Turn of the Screw. So excited for it. 4w
Booksnchill @teebe thanks- that makes more sense! 4w
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Finished book 10 in Anthony Powell‘s Dance to the Music of Time so 2 more volumes to go and my year of reading the Dance will be at an end. I really enjoy these volumes- this one a bit less so as I am not invested in the story of X Trapnell and Pamela (pictured on this cover) but Nick Jenkins as our narrator is always engaging. #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick

BarbaraBB Wow you‘re doing great. I had my year of reading Powell a few years ago and really liked The Dance too! 4w
Booksnchill @BarbaraBB i am really enjoying this so I am considering doing a year of Proust for 2020- have you done a year of any other series like this one? 4w
BarbaraBB I am doing Proust now! But I have been since 2017 so it is taking me a long time! 4w
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Booksnchill @BarbaraBB i wondered- thought I‘d re-read Swann‘s Way in January then do 2 months per volume- I am interested in the new translations and the last 2 I think or last one haven‘t been released yet so that may be a reasonto do it over a longer period- do you find it a similar experience-i.e. immersed with the same sensibility over a year of reading? (edited) 4w
BarbaraBB I liked The Dance and wanted to read on and on. I am having a hard time reading Proust but that may be partly due to the fact that I‘m taking too long. I am now starting the last instalment. 4w
Booksnchill @BarbaraBB 👍 Yes I think I will miss Nick as well! 4w
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick #JackOLantern No book to show for today‘s prompt but plenty of pumpkin action! Happy Sunday Littens! 🎃

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#Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick Taking a bit of a liberty with today‘s prompt #Gory with this great biography of #edwardGorey but he is worth it! Have a great Saturday littens!

Aimeesue I do hope that Ogded Weary and Miss D. Awdrey- Gore were mentioned. I do particularly admire Awdrey-Gore's mysteries, with her detective, Waredo Dyrge! 😂😂😂 4w
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#TeamSlaughter #PsychologicalThriller @Clwojick Finished my first Nicci French book written by a husband and wife duo. Psychoanalyst Frieda Klein is bothered by the dreams of a patient that she thinks reveal something about a child abduction. This book sets up a series of complex characters and give just a glimpse of a backstory. I will be reading on into this series-excellent on audio.

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Frankissstein: A Love Story | Jeanette Winterson
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter #monsters @Clwojick I don‘t have many classic monster books but here are 2 on a theme!

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#Scarathon #ChillingPhotoChallenge #Bloody #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick This is a great book of scares and hauntings from Scotland! Happy Bloody Thursday!

cathysaid Love the skull... 1mo
Booksnchill @cathysaid they had these at Michael‘s craft store this year 1mo
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#TeamSlaughter @Clwojick #ScaryScavengerHunt Finished this mystery set in Three Pines and part of the Armand Gamache series. Armand, Myrna and Bernard are made the liquidators of the will of a cleaning woman known as the “Baroness”. Seemingly they have no connection with her prior to her death. Also, the drugs that escaped from the sting operation of the previous book are on the streets ready to kill. Points for #Mystery and #PartofaSeries

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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Candy #TeamSlaughter for today‘s prompt I am choosing this cheesy movie based on Clive Barker story- this installment set in New Orleans- beware the Candyman! #Scarathon @Clwojick

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Stillhouse Lake | Rachel Caine
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#TeamSlaughter @Clwojick read this psychological thriller(extra points please!) and it was great. First in a series, Gwen Proctor married a serial killer. The book opens the moment he is uncovered- women slaughtered in her garage and she never knew- but the victims‘ families and the trolls don‘t believe she was innocent so she has to flee with her kids and keep moving to keep them safe. Now they have settled in rural TN-and are found4⭐️

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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter #black @Clwojick #Scarathon Most of the all black books in my life are legal research hornbooks- what an exciting life- a snap from my work bookshelf! Now off for a pumpkin latte to cheer myself up🤣

Leftcoastzen That‘s important work ! 1mo
Booksnchill @Leftcoastzen that‘s very kind of you☺️ 1mo
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Butt | Will Self
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Poison #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick my choice for the prompt today. Have a great Monday!

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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick today‘s photo-National Book Award Finalist and Prinz Medal Winning author of Bone Gap #13

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Small Crimes | Dave Zeltserman
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Ok #TeamSlaughter- true or not? This Scorpio has given 3 -5⭐️ ratings out of 102 books so far so pretty accurate for me! @Clwojick

Clwojick 😂 😂 😂 😂 I'm also a scorpio, and i give a lot of 5 star reviews lol 1mo
Sweettartlaura I‘m a Cancer, and this so NOT true for me - it took me almost 20 years to give in & watch Fight Club cos I just didn‘t get around to reading it 🤣 1mo
tjwill Incorrect. Sagittarius here who has read the Harry Potter series multiple times and owns much HP memorabilia. 1mo
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Booksnchill @Clwojick you have a generous spirit! 1mo
Booksnchill @tjwill oh-me too! 1mo
Clwojick @Booksnchill Pretty much only with books though.... and maybe food. 1mo
Booksnchill @Sweettartlaura we shouldn‘t talk about fight club...🤣😱 1mo
Sweettartlaura 🤣🤣🤣 1mo
AmyRebecca Funny 1mo
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October Light | John Gardner
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collegecatlady It only got up to 55 here in Monterey! It was 45 most of the morning. Crazy! 1mo
Clwojick lovely! 1mo
Booksnchill @collegecatlady great to have fall finally! 1mo
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Graveyard Book | Neil Gaiman
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick today‘s challenge and in keeping with my “photos of books” theme one of my favorite Gaiman books- I love Nobody!

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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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At the Southern Festival of Books this Friday afternoon- top left is Ottessa Moshfegh - an annual Nashville book festival not to be missed! #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick

Scochrane26 One of these days, I‘m going to come down to Nashville for this. There‘s a lot of cool authors there this yr. 1mo
Booksnchill @Scochrane26 you absolutely should- it gets better every year! 1mo
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The October Country | Ray Bradbury
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#Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick #ChillingPhotoChallenge #October this fabulous cover and my Bones Coffee Mug! Happy October!

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Mort | Terry Pratchett
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#Scarathon #TeamSlaughter #ChillingPhotoChallenge #Grim my favorite Pratchett and the middle grade book with my favorite title- death comes for us all #DontFearTheReaper @Clwojick

LiteraryinLititz Death or Ice Cream reminds me of Eddie Izzard‘s classic comedy sketch, Cake or Death. 😁 1mo
Booksnchill @LiteraryinLititz And we‘ve run out of cake! That ran through my head the whole time! 1mo
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Death or Ice Cream? | Gareth P. Jones
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The town of Larkin Mills is decidedly weird- could all the stories the adults tell about the past be true- what is the Egg of Death and why does Morricone‘s ice cream taste so good? A middle grade thriller/series of interlinked stories. Such fun! @Clwojick Points for thriller please! #TeamSlaughter #scarathon also points for #blackcover for the #scaryScavengerHunt!

Booksnchill It was a bit like A Series of Unfortunate Events 1mo
Clwojick Oh, this looks amazing. 1mo
Tanisha_A Title! Haha 1mo
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Dark Entries | Robert Aickman
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#Scarathon #TeamSlaughter #ChillingPhotoChallenge #TeamSlaughter well, I could have gone with the obvious but pulled out this series of short stories and found this beauty! @Clwojick @Clwojick #Raven

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Never Have I Ever | Sara Shepard
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Posted by Hyde Books on facebook- I got a 9- play along and repost for points! #TeamSlaughter #Scarathon @Clwojick

Clwojick 13! 1mo
Booksnchill @Clwojick Good score! 1mo
Linsy 6 😆 1mo
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Wailing Ghosts | Pu Songling
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#Ghostly #Scarathon #ChillingPhotoChallenge @Clwojick #TeamSlaughter the tagged book is from my little penguin classics and has classical Chinese ghost stories. The photo book is one on the gargoyles from old cathedrals and nothing is more ghostly to me than gothic architecture.

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Long Halloween | Jeph Loeb
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Whiskey has mixed feelings about Howloweenie!🤣🤣🤣😱 #TeamSlaughter #Scarathon #DogsOfLitsy @Clwojick

Leftcoastzen So cute!😀🐶 1mo
TheSpineView 🤣🤣🤣 1mo
batsy Awww! 😍 1mo
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Booknerd2 Hi Whiskey!!!! You are adorable!!!💜💜💜 1mo
Booksnchill @Booknerd2 🐾💖 1mo
Tamra Perfect! 1mo
Stacypatrice That face 🥰 1mo
Tanisha_A Cutie! 1mo
Redwritinghood 😍😍 1mo
LeahBergen 😆😆 1mo
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#TeamSlaughter it‘s time for a meme war!!! @Clwojick #scarathon

Gezemice lol 1mo
Leftcoastzen 😂 1mo
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Elegant Amazing Alien! #Scarathon #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick

TheSpineView Jumping Leather Scarecrew! 1mo
overtheedge Amazing Moldy Bee..... 1mo
kspenmoll Screaming Striped Fireman. Sharing this with teens in HS! 1mo
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The Haunting of Hill House | Shirley Jackson
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#ChillingPhotoChallenge #Orange #TeamSlaughter @Clwojick day 7 my lovely orange and black special edition of Shirley Jackson. Happy Monday!

Billypar I love that cover! 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm Great cover! I‘ve not seen it before. 1mo
AmyRebecca Oh I'm liking this! 1mo
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Linsy Love love love that book! 🧡🧡🧡 1mo
Booksnchill @Billypar it is great! 1mo
Booksnchill @erzascarletbookgasm got is last year- it is a Penguin Horror reprint and has black edges as well! 1mo
Booksnchill @Linsy it is so fancy🤣 1mo
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