October Wrap Up

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So my October goal of being super active, reading lots of books and posting read alongs and thoughts as I read things…..failed.

I did read two books and a novella this month but mostly I binged Netflix things. So below the cut are the things I read, the things I binged and that things I am currently reading.  

What are you currently reading or binging ?

   Things read 

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The House On Mango Street 

This was a re-read. I had read it a long time ago as a pre teen and had forgotten much of the details in it. I related so much to it a lot more this time around as an adult, which is a bit weird but I think it’s because I am a bit more self conscious about everything around me and what I do more now than I was back then when I first read it. 

The Bone Season & The Pale Dreamer

I am still stewing about how I feel about this book and it’s novella so I’ll post my thoughts on it later when I fully digest it all. 

               Things watched 

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Haunters The Art Of The Scare 

You can read my thoughts about this over here

The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell 

I first heard of Christine back in 2014 in an ALT magazine when she made an epic Danzing cake and a face huger cake that was just awesome. So when this popped up on my radar you bet your ass I binged it. It is a great watch for anyone. 

Hush

I am so mad at myself that I waited to see this movie this long! The trailer had captivated me a long time ago when it first came out but I had never found the time to go to watch it and I am kicking myself now for that. It was so good. 

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Malevolent 

You can read my thoughts on this over here

The Haunting of Hill House

I had this show on my watch list since I found that it was being made last year and binged it the day it came out and have no regrets whatsoever. It’s a great show on loss, grief and some ghost of course. It’s so good I convinced my husband to watch it too and I watched it again with him. 

The Hate U Give

This is a book that @teapotsonfire buddy read when it came out and it had both of us crying. There were times when I had to put the book down because of how real it was but it was a GREAT book. An amazing book that I recommend that everyone reads and to see it on the screen gave me chills and made me cry so much as well. This is also a must see movie for EVERYONE. 

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The Night Come for Us 

I am a huge fan of Iko Uwais, Julie Estelle, and Zack Lee, I also love these movies that are dubbed “the descendants of The Raid.” I am a sucker for greatly choreographed fight sequences and gore. Julie has the best fight scene (in my opinion) in this movie. 

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina 

I binged this the day it came out in between errands and things that needed to be done. I loved the dark tone in this one besides that I’m not in love with it. I was more in love with Prudence and Sabrina’s friends and family than I was with Sabrina. There was also a lot of things that I found problematic in it and know that I will not be watching season two if there is one. 

Halloween 

There is not enough to say about how much I love this sequel to the original and the little nods it gave to said original. It did have a bit more grotesque kills than its predecessors but the pacing and tone through out the whole movie was awesome, along with the kick ass women in this movie. 

Currently Reading

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The Kiss Quotient 

So many people have been recommending this book and saying such great things about this book and I am excited to read it.

The Eye Of The World

Yes, I still am reading this one. Don’t judge it has so much detail and information and I like to take my time to make sure that I understand things and absorb it well. I have loved everything I read so far.

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