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ulrichyumiodd

ulrichyumiodd

Joined September 2018

PhD student | English Studies | Medieval lit | Writer | Fantasy | 🇨🇦
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Aliss | Patrick Sencal
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*Read in French.

This was teenage-me‘s favorite Senécal book, but I didn‘t think I could like it in its new comic form due to the graphic content. Then a friend gave it to me. I just got around to reading it - and loving it. Senécal‘s horror retelling of Alice in Wonderland is a story I still find fascinating. Plus, the quality is amazing: the paper is thick, the use of colours is brilliant, and most character designs are great.

KateReadsYA I tried searching for this translated in English and could not find it! What a treasure I bet. 2w
ulrichyumiodd @KateReadsYA I believe only two of his novels have been (or are going to be) translated in English. Quebec literature always feels a bit isolated as a small French market. Translations don‘t happen very often, as far as I know. The book has lots of drugs, sex, and violence… but it works somehow and doesn‘t feel cheap. 2w
KateReadsYA @ulrichyumiodd what a bummer. Wish it would be translated, I love dark books and Alice in wonderland retellings! 2w
ulrichyumiodd @KateReadsYA Hopefully you‘ll be able to find some good ones in English! I did wonder if I should have written my review in French - but I decided to go with a review in English because I use the app exclusively in English normally. 2w
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I thought this was entertaining without being groundbreaking. It has a bit of a blue beard type of story, which I found fascinating. The other elements were good, but not great. It didn‘t give me anything to truly think about while reading or once it ended. However, it‘s only a few dollars on Kindle, so I would say it gave me my money‘s worth for sure!

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Persuasion | Jane Austen
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I liked it - but also wished the premise was handled a little differently. I wasn‘t exactly bored, but I also wasn‘t as interested as I thought I would be. Anne is quite Cinderella-like in my opinion. Surrounded by a wicked family that takes advantage of her, yet being herself of a deeply kind-hearted nature. And somehow that just makes her bland compared to other Austen heroines.

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Emma | Austen Jane
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Emma is quite flawed - but I feel that‘s what makes her likable and interesting. She tries to do her best while being awfully misguided, often because of her own prejudice… and it‘s hilarious to see the events unfold exactly as a more sensible person would have expected them to unfold. I also like how independent Emma is and how she finds ways around her father‘s concerns. I‘d say it‘s one of my favorite Jane Austen book!

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Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austin
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Having seen the movie first, I can say that reading the story was much more interesting. The movie made me feel that too many elements were similar to Pride and Prejudice (sisters in need of good marriages, a male character of little consistency, etc). Reading the book allowed me to fully enjoy the nuances and the characters.

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Serpent & Dove | Shelby Mahurin
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I don‘t know if this is a “pick” or a “so-so”. I found myself constantly taken out of the story, be it by the MC forgetting the extent of her own powers, the wrong pronunciation of French words by the two narrators, or the too-sudden romantic feelings coupled with the sexual prowess of a virgin… I liked many elements of the world building and the plot, but I don‘t know if it‘s enough because the story and the characters simply weren‘t believable.

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As a free book from Prime reading, this was satisfying. I liked it… but mostly for the characters, not the mystery. I haven‘t read the previous books in the series, but it wasn‘t difficult to follow - and the characters are likable from this book alone, which is great. There‘s nothing I specifically disliked about it, but I wouldn‘t call it wonderful either. It‘s just in the comfortable middle-ground of “good”.

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The Traitor Queen | Danielle L. Jensen
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I‘m not quite sure how to rate this one. It just wasn‘t as good as the first one. I didn‘t care as much for the characters, and even though the story is action-packed, I felt bored in some parts. I also wished for more depth in the internal conflicts of the characters. I knew how they felt, but I often couldn‘t FEEL it myself. Still, it‘s not a bad book. I enjoyed the politics and most battles. I just wish there was more to the book to enjoy.

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Such a beautiful story. The twists are well-thought-out and believable. I liked Sorrow a lot. She‘s so creepy and tragic… she reminds me of mythical figures, especially the Green Man and La Llorona. I also liked seeing the real impact of parental neglect on Ben and Hazel. The love stories aren‘t really complex, but they work well… though I must admit that there‘s one kiss that made no sense to me and that bugs me even now.

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The One | John Marrs
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In all honesty, after watching (and disliking) the series, I lost interest for the audiobook I had already bought… which was a mistake because I actually enjoyed the book. As twisted as it may sound, Christopher‘s story was probably my favorite. I also quite enjoyed Nick‘s and Ellie‘s, though both become a little convoluted towards the end. I thought Mandy and Jade‘s storylines were okay, but often predictable. It‘s a good enough book overall.

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Woodcutter | Kate Danley
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Love, love, love, love, love this book. It‘s such an interesting spin on fairy tales and magic. The Gentleman is creepy, the Woodcutter is a wonderful hero… There‘s nothing I would have changed in the story. The author knows what they‘re doing, and they‘re doing it very well. The book works as it is, and any changes would make it a different story. It‘s written a lot like a fairy tale - don‘t expect to dig too deep into the characters.

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The Bone Spindle | Leslie Vedder
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I needed this book as soon as I read the summary. It‘s everything I want. Give me more gender-reversed fairy tales with a side of WLW romance, please. It‘s not perfect, but it‘s pretty damn close. The banter is funny, the characters are well-developed, and the romance plot lines don‘t seem too forced despite a bit of insta-love… I‘m looking forward to seeing all the relationships deepen in the sequel, including the friendship between Fi and Shane.

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Boyfriend Material | Alexis Hall
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This was “I want to buy it even though I read it for free via Prime Reading” kind of good. It‘s a rom-com, with ridiculous antics that make some suspension of disbelief necessary. However, the book made me laugh out loud multiple times, and Luc is actually a rather believable character, as is Oliver. I could deal with other characters being absurd for humour or drama. I‘m glad the book doesn‘t get too steamy, but that‘s just personal preference.

TheatreSpaz You put it so well! The supporting characters are almost caricatures (absolutely lovable ones!) but Luc and Oliver were very well rounded. I really enjoyed this and can't wait to read the sequel. 2mo
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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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I had started Dracula forever ago for an undergrad class, but chose to leave it unfinished as readings were piling up. This time, instead of reading my physical copy, I listened to the audiobook. And I finally finished it. It‘s a good story. Different from what you‘d expect from pop culture representations of Dracula (or even Van Helsing). The Audible-exclusive audiobook has multiple narrators, including Tim Curry!

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This was both very good and a bit of a disappointment. I feel the book takes an easy way out of an important part of the premise as soon as Meg reunites with her ex. I wanted more in terms of conflict and morally grey characters. I did enjoy the story… but I think it should have been handled differently to get the best result.

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Excalibur Curse | Kiersten White
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I can‘t believe I forgot to review this (but I‘ve got a lot of reviews to catch up on). I loved the first book so much that I taught it as part of a class centered on magic in Arthurian legends - and this offers the perfect ending to the story. I love the explanation of who Guinevere truly is. I got that wrong and thought the twist would be obvious. It wasn‘t… or at least not how I expected it to be. I still want my own Lancelot. Huge book crush.

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Truly Devious: A Mystery | Maureen Johnson
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I got this for free from the Sync audiobook program - and picked it because I didn‘t know what to choose after all the series I had started recently. Little did I know that this would be a series too 🤦🏻‍♀️ This is not the book‘s fault, though. I truly enjoyed the story - the characters, the plot, the mystery. I‘m looking forward to reading the rest of the series… and seriously considering a new Audible subscription for all those sequels.

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Rainbow Islands | Devin Harnois
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So… this story has the funniest origin: somewhere online, some Christian made the argument that, if you put gays and lesbians on separate islands, they would never reproduce (and the straights would “win”). People started jokingly adding to that: would bisexuals be in the sea? Or asexuals in the sky? This book takes all those ideas and turns them into a story. It‘s fun. It‘s queer. It‘s wonderful. (Now I wanna join the bi pirates, of course.)

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This was surprisingly good. I bought it on Kindle a long time ago and I didn‘t have high expectations considering the price I paid. It was, however, an entertaining story. The mythology elements seem well-researched - and while one romance was more developed than the other, I didn‘t have anything against the almost-insta-love. I‘m curious to read the sequel and see where the story goes.

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Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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Here‘s my advice: don‘t listen to romance novels. Pick them as paper books or ebooks. Never, ever audiobooks. Apart from some very uncomfortable listening, though, this was great. I love the representation provided by both main characters - and it‘s one of the few romance novels that I TRULY enjoyed over the years.

ShelleyBooksie Yes! Agreed. 2mo
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I also absolutely loved this book, like the first one! The ending surprised me (but it wasn‘t unpredictable), and I can‘t wait to read the next one. I believe the story could wrap up nicely in the third book, while also offering a few twists to keep us entertained. We‘ll see!

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I absolutely loved this book. I imagine some people may dislike the main character‘s attitude, but I thought she was hilarious. I jumped to the second book right after listening to this one, so they blur a bit story-wise - but I seem to remember a good plot with a good ending in this book as well as the next. As a side note, it‘s a lot more YA than Uprooted or Spinning Silver.

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This audiobook has great narration - and a story with high stakes. I liked the conflict, the (unresolved) mystery, the family dynamic, and the tension between Emilia and Wrath. I‘m looking forward to reading (or listening to) the sequel. The cover convinced me I NEEDED this book before I knew what it was about, haha. Skulls are my weakness.

5feet.of.fury I feel like I should buy into the hype with this one. I read her “Stalking Jack the Ripper” and was not a fan. But the more I hear about this the more I‘m convinced 2mo
ulrichyumiodd @5feet.of.fury I would say I personally enjoyed this one more. It‘s more fantasy-oriented, with magic instead of science, so it‘s easier to buy into the unrealistic elements. I also felt the plot was better. More things are happening as a result of the character‘s actions. It does depend on personal preferences, of course! 2mo
5feet.of.fury @ulrichyumiodd Stalking Jack the Ripper sounded like a good concept, but I thought the interactions between the 2 MCs were not consistent. YA in general can be hit or miss for me, so it might be me. I agree sometimes some supernatural or fantasy elements can glaze over some iffy plot devices. 2mo
ulrichyumiodd @5feet.of.fury That makes sense! I did enjoy Stalking Jack the Ripper, but I thought the plot was a little thin. I felt the mix of Sherlock Holmes/Frankenstein/Jack the Ripper was clever, but I was still a little let down in the end. I heard many people say they prefer the second book, so I‘m looking forward to it. 2mo
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The humour is definitely what makes this book stand out. A bisexual protagonist is also a win, especially when paired with a biracial love interest. However, the ending disappointed me, in that it didn‘t properly resolve the issues at stake (in my opinion). I wanted real confrontations - or, at least, a tangible plan for the future. I know there‘s a sequel, but I expected more in THIS book. I listened to the audiobook and enjoyed the narration.

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Stalking Jack the Ripper | Kerri Maniscalco
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I liked the story and the characters a lot… until the end, which fell a bit flat. I would have preferred a totally unexpected reason for the ripper‘s actions, or a totally unexpected identity, and I didn‘t feel the final twist gave us that. I liked the narration of the audiobook (yes, I was on an audiobook roll!).

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Only a Monster | Vanessa Len
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I wish this book was a series, because I wanted the adventure to extend beyond the scope of one novel. As a self-contained story, it works well… but leaves me wanting more development in the plot and in the characters. The final lines made me roll my eyes hard for how cliché they were - but, apart from that and a slightly shaky beginning, the book was great. I really just wanted more of it to flesh things out! The audiobook narration was good.

AkashaVampie Beautiful cover 2mo
5feet.of.fury I think it will be a trilogy! 2mo
ulrichyumiodd @5feet.of.fury I did see another review that spoke of a sequel! I guess what I meant is that I would have liked the ending of this book to happen later - after more development. 2mo
5feet.of.fury @ulrichyumiodd ah I get ya. 2mo
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The Bridge Kingdom | Danielle L Jensen
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A little chiché, as it relies heavily on a trope (marrying a man with no intention to love him, yet falling in love nonetheless). However, I enjoyed the simplicity of those common elements, and I believe the world building makes it quite original in its own way. The narration of the audiobook is good.

As a side note, the sharks annoy me. This is fantasy: create your own sea monsters instead of perpetuating the myth that sharks are men killers.

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Thank you so much @LA_Mead! You spoiled me. So many books! It seems I forgot to take The Girl From the Well out of my TBR - my mistake! It‘s actually one of my faves too! Lindt chocolate is the best chocolate! And those postcards look AMAZING. I think I‘ll put some on my walls! The face mask is such a fun idea.

@teebe #creepychristmas

teebe Love those postcards! I have the same ones and I always struggle to use them as actual postcards because I want to keep them as art 9mo
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Just got my #CreepyChristmas package! I think it comes from @LA_Mead ! Thank you!! 🎄

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LA_Mead Yup! That‘s from me! Happy #CreepyChristmas! 9mo
ulrichyumiodd @LA_Mead Thank you! I can‘t wait! 9mo
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I mailed my #CreepyChristmas package yesterday. It‘s supposed to arrive way before the opening date.

@BeeMagical I forgot to tag it 🤦🏻‍♀️ I believe you should be able to recognize it! If you have any doubts, message me and I‘ll give you the tracking number!

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BeeMagical I forgot to tag mine too!!😂😂 So excited!!☠️🎄 10mo
ulrichyumiodd @BeeMagical I hope you‘ll like everything! I was hoping to add a bit more to it, but I didn‘t want to send it too late. 10mo
BeeMagical @ulrichyumiodd you are too sweet, I just know I‘m going to love it!!💛 10mo
teebe Awesome! 💀✨ 10mo
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Oh wow, @LeahBergen! What wonderful gifts! The bookmark is glorious, and I‘ve had my eyes on that wooden skeleton for forever, but I never managed to find one that was in good shape. It‘s a funny coincidence that Hill House was on my wishlist and was the book you had in mind! Thank you!!

#AllHallowsReadSwap @MaleficentBookDragon

LeahBergen Ohhh, so glad you like it all! I hadn‘t heard about Ten until I saw it was on your TBR. It sounds so good. Happy Halloween! 11mo
ulrichyumiodd @LeahBergen I was intrigued when I saw that Ten was inspired by Agatha Christie! I read most of her books as a teen, but never a retelling! Happy Halloween - and thank you again! 11mo
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Oh, wow, @BeeMagical! This might be too honest, but I‘ve been going through a hard time lately, and your thoughtful gifts put tears in my eyes. Thank you SO MUCH. It‘s like you channeled exactly who I am and what makes my spooky self happy!

#HauntedHollowSwap @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Great box! 🎃🧡 11mo
BeeMagical @ulrichyumiodd I‘m so sorry you are going through a hard time❤️❤️ but I am so glad I was able to brighten your day! And extremely excited I was able to nail your vibe!! As soon as I saw the book ends, I KNEW you had to have them!!🖤🖤 always here if you ever need to talk🖤 11mo
LibrarianRyan Those book ends are cool. 11mo
ulrichyumiodd @BeeMagical Those book ends are amazing, as are the candles! Again, thank you so much! 11mo
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I just received my #AllHallowsReadSwap from the wonderful @LeahBergen ! Thank you! I can‘t wait to open it!

@MaleficentBookDragon

LeahBergen Yay! It made it! 💀💀💀 12mo
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wanderinglynn Yay! 🙌🏻🧡🎃 12mo
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Those two boxes have just been mailed!

#AllHallowsReadSwap is going to the US by Expedited shipping.

#HauntedHollowSwap is going next door (almost literally!) by Xpresspost.

Both should reach their destination with plenty of time before the opening date!

Thank you again @MaleficentBookDragon and @wanderinglynn for hosting.

wanderinglynn Yay! 🙌🏻🧡 12mo
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I would probably pick witches AND vampires (though I‘m not the biggest fan of A Discovery of Witches, I must admit), as well as Black Cats AND Bats. I still tried to make a choice, haha.

#HH @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn I was the same—I really would‘ve picked both too. 🙌🏻🎃🖤 13mo
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1. No.
2. Yes. Shoe size: US 8 (for women).
3. Black and red. Then purple. 🖤❤️💜
4. None.
5. I probably love all bookish accessories!
6. Alice in Wonderland‘s Mad Hatter. My best friends were Alice and the Cheshire Cat. I wish I could redo the costume in a more sophisticated way!
7. I actually look good wearing a hat, but I never do, haha.

#HHS @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn What an awesome group costume! 🙌🏻🎃🖤 13mo
BeeMagical Such a fun costume! Im attempting the Mad Hatter this year!😂🧡 13mo
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Poison Study | Maria V. Snyder
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I enjoyed this book a lot more than I expected. However, I wish we had gotten a little bit more development when it comes to the romance. While not exactly sudden, it was fast, and I didn‘t feel a true escalation from infatuation to love. I would have been happy if they had taken things slow OR if it had clearly been a passionate love that bloomed quickly. I do love the pairing - I just wanted more.

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The Family Plot | Cherie Priest
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Typical haunted house story. I enjoyed the characters and actually hoped there would be some romance between two of them (the two who aren‘t related!). Sadly, that didn‘t happen. The story was still good, but I think a little hint of romance would have helped character development and better explained the anger of the most threatening ghost.

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Let the Right One In | John Ajvide Lindqvist
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Surprising book. Lots of difficult subjects, including bullying, drug/alcohol abuse, complicated family relationships... and more. I would stay away if the dark side of humanity can be a trigger for you. Also includes vampires! I did enjoy it a lot, personally, but it isn‘t a light reading in any way.

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The Last Anniversary | Liane Moriarty
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I got confused and expected a common murder mystery, but it was a great read nonetheless! I guessed the truth about the Munro mystery before it was revealed, but the book was still interesting, with a wonderful cast of characters. I wish one specific character turned out to be bisexual instead of gay - it would have provided even more diversity (us bisexuals are so often forgotten!) and offered a final twist in another character‘s happy ending.

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The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories | Neil Gaiman, Nnedi Okorafor, Claire North, Maria Dahvana Headley, Kirsty Logan, E. J. Swift, Kamila Shamsie, Monica Byrne, Sophia Al-Maria, Amal El-Mohtar, James Smythe, Sami Shah, Catherine King, Hermes, Jamal Majoub, J. Y. Yang, K.J. Parker, Kuzhali Manickavel, Nada Adel Sobhi, Saad Hossein, Usman Malik
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This collection of short stories about djinns took me FOREVER to read. Some stories are amazing, others are so-so, and some even feel incomplete. Hurrem and the Djinn by Claire North was probably my favorite!

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I almost forgot it was opening day for our #creepychristmas swap!

Thank you so much @LeahBergen! You sent me such an amazing box!! I‘m in love with all the skeleton-themed items 🖤The chocolate won‘t last long, haha. I‘m excited about all the books, but especially Chosen. I almost bought it at least twice since I finished Slayer! And I also love that tea! Again, thank you!! I hope you‘re having a great time for the holidays 💚❤️

ulrichyumiodd @teebe Thank you for organizing and answering all my dumb questions ❤️ 2y
teebe This looks great! What a great book sleeve! And there are no dumb questions, thanks for participating! 2y
LeahBergen I‘m so glad you like it! And you DID say you liked skeletons and skulls ... 😂😂 Happy New Year! ❤️ 2y
ulrichyumiodd @LeahBergen There are NEVER too many skeletons and skulls in my home 😄Happy New Year to you, too! Hopefully 2021 will be better. 2y
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My #creepychristmas package has been mailed!

@FantasyChick Hi! You‘re my match! I‘m also going to send you a little extra directly from Amazon, but they couldn‘t give me a delivery estimate at the moment for some obscure reason, so fingers crossed that it reaches you before the opening date. The box I sent myself should have plenty of time to get there :)

FantasyChick Yay!! Can't wait 😊😊😊 2y
teebe 💀🖤🎄👻 2y
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@teebe I received my #creepychristmas package! And I‘ll send my own box very soon. I‘ve tested negative for Covid, thankfully.

@LeahBergen Thank you!! I can‘t wait for opening day! 💚❤️💚

LeahBergen I‘m so glad you tested negative! And I can‘t quite believe how pristine that box still looks after travelling across the country. 😆 2y
ulrichyumiodd @LeahBergen Thanks! It was a relief. And, yes, the box is almost as new, haha. 2y
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Collage for the #CreepyChristmas swap. Things I love: Nightmare Before Christmas, The Legend of Candy Claws by Aurelio Voltaire and Shamine King, black Christmas trees, spooky ornaments, gingerbread (or gingerdead!) cookies, candy canes, yule log cake, Christmas lights, holly, and houses covered in snow. Also, I love all types of hot beverages: hot chocolate, coffee, and tea!

* I already own the gingerdead cookie cutter and the dragon ornament.

Chrissyreadit Nice! 2y
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Lost Boy | Christina Henry
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1 & 2. Lost Boy by Christina Henry. It‘s not the scariest book ever, but the tension keeps building up until you feel dread yourself. Also, The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe still gives me chills when I think about it!
3. Crimson Peak and Repo! The Genetic Opera are my kind of dark movies, instead of classic horror ones.
4. Skeletons!
5. Items with skeletons/skulls. I also have a collection of Monster High dolls repaints.
#CreepyChristmas

Clwojick Repo! I never hear anyone talking about that movie! 🖤 2y
ulrichyumiodd @Clwojick I love it ❤️ 2y
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The Camelot Betrayal | Kiersten White
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I. Love. This. Series. It has everything I want to find in an Arthurian story. I hope the characters get a happy ending in the next book, because otherwise it will break my heart. Also, I‘m swooning over Lancelot taking care of Guinevere. I want my own Lancelot! I love how the character has been reimagined, while still keeping the core qualities that make Lancelot “Lancelot”.

ShelleyBooksie Is this a graphic novel? Gorgeous cover 2y
ulrichyumiodd @ShelleyBooksie No, it's a regular novel. The first one in the series is titled “The Guinevere Deception“. I agree that the cover is absolutely gorgeous! 2y
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Opium and Absinthe | Lydia Kang
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Without surprise, I enjoyed Opium and Absinthe, after loving A Beautiful Poison. The book has a murder mystery, a vivid presentation of addiction, a love story, and a few cautionary tales sprinkled along the way... and all of that with a touch of inspiration from Dracula! I did figure out the reason behind the murder, but had the wrong culprit in mind. Also: after seeing him in two books, I DESPISE James Cutter.

Texreader Oh good!! I like Beautiful Poison too so picked this one. I haven‘t read it yet but hoping I like it too! 2y
ulrichyumiodd @Texreader It‘s familiar, yet different. I liked both. Hopefully you will, too! 2y
DeeLew I stayed up late last night to finish this one. It was so good. I‘ll admit I bought it because the cover was so gorgeous but I definitely ended up loving the story. ❤️ 2y
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TalesandTexts Is this book a part of a series? 13mo
ulrichyumiodd @nishaagni As far I know, it‘s not. There is another book by the same author that has a few links with it, though. 13mo
TalesandTexts Oh okay thank you 12mo
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The book isn‘t a literary masterpiece, but it‘s enjoyable for what it is. I assume the simple writing style and story are expected characteristics of cozy mysteries. I did find the characters to be intriguing. The mystery was okay - nothing special, but not bad either. The story is about witches and vampires for those who might want a little spookiness past Halloween!

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