Midnight Tease

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Happy Midnight Hour, my precious booknerds!

Shall I begin this post with the tradition song of Halloween???

Halloween

This is my month! So excited. I look forward to dressing up this Halloween.

Reading this month will be filled with all kinds of spookiness. From witchiness to facing up to a curse that makes your worst fears come true. I can’t wait! There’s something about things that go bump in the night. It’s my kind of normal. Bring on the scary books, scary movies, overdose of sugar, and pumpkins!

Mum and I have put up our Halloween tree. It’s creeping and crawling with spiders and pumpkins and skeletons.

Halloween tree - The Scarlet Reader

We’d gotten the idea last year and then got really lucky to find a black Christmas tree. And yes, that’s a witch hat on top.

Anyway, here’s what’s coming for October!

 

 

Coming Soon…

Book browsing

 

Stung
Author: Bethany Wiggins

Stung - The Scarlet Reader

The sting of a bee turning people into mindless beasts and a girl stuck on the wrong side of it. I’m intrigued.

 

What a Girl Wants
Author: Lindsey Kelks

What a Girl Wants - The Scarlet Reader

Finishing up that summer reading!

 

A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares
Author: Krystal Sutherland

Semi Definitive List of worst Nightmares - The Scarlet Reader

Halloween isn’t Halloween without curses and fears!

 

Caraval
Author: Stephanie Garber

Caraval

A deadly game. I like games!

 

The Rules of Magic & Practical Magic
Author: Alice Hoffman

The Scarlet Reader

Googly-eyed here. Finally getting to read the books my FAVORITE MOVIE is based from. Can’t tell I’m EXCITED can you?

 

 

Currently…

Unbreakable yes

 

black bird of the gallows
Author: Meg Kassel

black bird of the gallows - The Scarlet Reader

 

Ragwitch
Author: Garth Nix

Ragwitch - The Scarlet Reader

 

Bloodlines
Author: Richelle Mead

Bloodlines - The Scarlet Reader

 

Up For Review…

Up for Review

 

Bold Tricks
Author: Karina Hale

Bold Tricks - Scarlet Reader

 

The Hatching
Author: Ezekiel Boone

The Hatching

 

Ender’s Game
Author: Orson Scott Card

Ender's Game

 

to make monsters out of girls
Author: amanda lovelace

to make monsters our of girls - The Scarlet Reader

 

More to come soon…

-K.

 

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Midnight Tease

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Hello, bookworms!

It’s the midnight hour and this is the Midnight Tease. Yes, midnight, because who needs sleep. Sleep is for punks. And, yes, I’m a punk because I LOVE sleep. Anywho, this is where I tell you what’s going on and what’s coming up on my reading and reviewing list.

But first…

It’s September! Fall already! Holy cow! You know what that means? Halloween is on the way! Yes, I’m one of those nuts. I even put up a Halloween tree. This month I’m very excited to go see The Nun. It looks pretty damn scary and I love horror!

Nun

As for the daily, every day, kind of living, I wish it was more exciting. Doing double work duty at the bookstore and my other job and coming home to write is about the gist of it. However, I did have a few trips that came up in August. I visited my college Alma Mater to see some friends I haven’t seen in a couple years. It was so good to get away. I believe everybody needs a mini-vacation, especially if you’re feeling like you can’t fit one in or keep telling yourself eventually. Just do it because when you’re telling yourself those things then you definitely need one.

I also got to attend a concert this summer. 3 Door Down, and it was incredible. Great music. I even got to hear my favorite song by them. It really was a great time. Felt good to get out of the house.

I still have a few books from my summer list to get to and can’t wait. I also have a few from last month that I was hoping to catch up to.

 

Coming Soon…

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Nightlight
Author: The Harvard Lampoon

Nightlight

Every once in a while, you need a good parody, and this one is about Twilight! Not going to lie, I’m excited. Twilight is good, but let’s have a laugh.

 

Double Eclipse
Author: Melissa De La Cruz

Double Eclipse - Goodreads

I’ve been waiting oh-so impatiently to get this sequel and *SQUEEEE* I have it! The Witches of East End was pretty good. It was different, too with how they descend from Norse mythology. I really enjoyed Triple Moon, which you can find the review-here.

 

Shooting Scars & Bold Tricks
Author: Karina Halle

The Artists Trilogy

This is another one for which are sequels I’ve been waiting on. The first book, Sins & Needles, which you can find the review-here, was intense, fast and unrelenting. With it’s share of smut and danger, there’s something so rough and raw about it.

 

The Hatchling
Author: Ezekiel Boone

The Hatching

So…spiders and me don’t get along. Nope! We have a never=ending war. But, since i have an affinity for creepy and scary things, this is perfect.

 

Ender’s Game
Author: Orson Scott Card

Ender's Game

This is a Sci-Fi that’s been on my radar for a loooong time. It’s been hailed with praise and wonder and I am so excited to have found a copy. This also allows me to broaden my horizons a bit. I love YA, but it’s good to branch out.

 

Currently…

Unbreakable yes

 

Over the Moon
Author: Angela Knight, MaryJanice Davidson, Virginia Kantra and Sunny

Over the Moon

 

Devoured
Author: Amanda Marrone

Devoured

 

Up for Review…

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Down a Dark Hall
Author: Lois Duncan

Down a Dark Hall

 

Ready Player One
Author: Ernest Cline

Ready Player One

 

Of Mice and Men
Author: John Steinbeck

of Mice and Men

 

So, there’s an interesting slew coming this month. Classics, Sci-Fi, and sequels that I can finally get to-oh my!

 

I also want to take the time to say thank you for all of you that take an interest in The Scarlet Reader. I know I’m off the page and my geekery for books (among many things) is ridiculous, but I love being able to share my enjoyment of them with you. It’s truly a pleasure to share it in this way on a blog and with many others who also share this passion. I also love being able to garner folks’ interest into something new. So while spastic and sometimes a little crazy, I thank you.

 

More to Come Soon…

-K.

 

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Midnight Tease

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Hey, book clan!

It’s been a long month. May and June whipped past, but July really lingered. It’s been rainy and it’s been sunny. It’s been hot and a few rare days that were pretty chilly. There were some really good thunder storms.

Lightning

I know this month is going to be a little busy. With a concert, flea market, a trip to see The Meg coming up this month, my posts may be a little spaced out. Can’t wait to see The Meg though. SHARKS! That and Mamma Mia 2—which was so fantastically fun that I couldn’t stop smiling—are the movies I’ve been anticipating this summer. This fall, I can’t wait to go see The Nun.

The MegRight now, it’s the witching hour, the great in-between. Midnight. If you’re reading this then you’re awake, too, just like me. And since you’re up, you can read the Midnight Tease. Here, I’ve got everything that I’ll be reading during August, as well as what I’m reading currently and what will be up for review!

 

 

Coming Soon…

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Over the Moon
Author: Angela Knight, MaryJanice Davidson, Virginia Kantra and Sunny

Over the Moon

I picked up this set of short stories because I love reading books with the supernatural. Also, I like to indulge in a bit of guilty pleasure with those gushy mass markets. Sue me.

 

Thebes of the Hundred Gates
Author: Robert Silverberg

Thebes

I plucked this out of a library sale I went to last year in October. I was really interested because of the cover showing ancient Egypt. It was one of my favorite subjects to study in history. Plus, there’s time travel.

 

Down a Dark Hall
Author: Lois Duncan

Down a Dark Hall

I really can’t get enough of Duncan. I really like the airy feel in her writing. Of course she was MEGA popular in the 70s. I really like the feel of urgency and discomfort in her books, too.

I also JUST discovered it’s been turn into a movie and will be released August 17, 2018 and will be starring Uma Thurman and AnnaSophia Robb!

 

Of Mice and Men
Author: John Steinbeck
of Mice and Men

Not only is it on my New Year’s Resolution, but it’s also one that everyone in high school has read. Everyone but me. I read The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde and lots of William Shakespeare.

 

Devoured
Author: Amanda Marrone

Devoured

Getting haunted by your twin!? I’m in!

 

 

Ready Player One
Author: Ernest Cline

Ready Player One

I have been trying to get to this since long before the movie touch downed in the theaters…and failed miserably. But I’m getting to it now!! I really want to watch the movie!

 

Currently…

Unbreakable yes

 

Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Author: Stephen King

Bazaar of Bad Dreams

 

Christopher’s Diary: Secrets of Foxworth
Author: V.C. Andrews

CD Secrets of Foxworth

 

Christopher’s Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger
Author: V.C. Andrews

CD Echoes of Dollanganger

 

Up for Review…

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House of Shadows
Author: Robert Liparulo

House of Dark Shadows

 

Watcher in the Woods
Author: Robert Liparulo

Watcher in the Woods - Scholastic

 

Norse Mythology
Author: Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology

 

Willow
Author: V.C. Andrews

Willow

 

A few well-knowns mixed with a few not-well-knowns. I’m excited about the authors I haven’t read from yet. It gives me a chance to really get engulfed in something new. New writer and new book. It opens me up to new experiences and possibly new favorite writer and books.

Read on bookworms!

 

More to comes soon…

-K.

 

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Midnight Tease

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Heya, book lovers!

What are you doing up this late! Don’t you know it’s past your bedtime? Go to bed! Kidding!

But, you know what you can do? Read this Midnight Tease to see what’s coming up on my blog this month. Why? Well, it’s not like you’re sleeping right now, though if you’re like me, you know you should be. LOL.

The sweet smell of summer is in the air. You can’t tell me you’re not taking in lungfuls of that. Unless you’ve some serious allergies then I don’t suggest it—all that pollen and all. But it smells so good, even so late as this! And the fireflies! Even when I’m so old I creak when I hobble, I’m going out and catching me some fireflies. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always looked at them, imagining and believing they’re falling stars coming down from the sky for people to catch and make wishes on. I’m also pretty jealous of them. They can blink their butts and find their soulmates and it’s kinda cute and sweet. Wish I could blink my butt-no, not twerk it, blink it-and find my human. LOL.

fireflies

Sooooooo…this is the Midnight Tease. It’s what it sounds like. It’s midnight, and I’m teasing you with what I’m reading this month. Now, there were a couple I didn’t get to last month, but I’ll be on top of them this month. Here’s what’s coming up in July!

 

Coming Soon…

Coming Soon

 

Children of Blood and Bone
Author: Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone

 

The Mermaid
Author: Christina Henry

The Mermaid

 

Water for Elephants
Author: Sara Gruen

Water For Elephants

 

Marked
Author: Sarah Fine

Marked

 

Jay’s Journal
Author: Anonymous

Jay's Journal

 

Currently…

HQ

 

The Apollo Trials: The Burning Maze
Author: Rick Riordan

Burning Maze

Super Psyched about this one!!

 

Wicked Lovely
Author: Melissa Marr

Wicked Lovely

 

Up For Review…

Up for Review

 

Lasher
Author: Anne Rice

Lasher

 

Lightning
Author: Dean R. Koontz

Lightning

 

How to Hang a Witch
Author: Adriana Mather

How to Hang A Witch

 

Okiedokie, loves. There’s some here that are one my list from my New Year’s resolution, which I’m excited about. There’s some I’ve been UBER excited to get to so you’ll be hearing a lot of squeeing probably. There’s even one coming up for review that I’m delighted about because it was my mom’s recommendation so I look forward to featuring her a little bit on here. This is it for July.

Read on, bookworms!

 

More to come soon…

-K.

 

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Midnight Tease

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Howdy, my awesome booknerds!

What are you doing up this late! Don’t you know it’s past your bedtime? Go to bed! Kidding!

But, you know what you can do? Read this Midnight Tease to see what’s coming up on my blog this month. Why? Well, it’s not like you’re sleeping right now, though if you’re like me, you know you should be. LOL.

I can’t believe it’s June. It makes me completely giddy. So much sun and more sun and some humidity on the side with even more sun. Just let me be a starfish. Grab a book and lay out in the sun.

I’m super excited about the books coming up! And I just realized that I say that almost every month. But I really mean it this time. I have a couple of new releases up this month. And some Lemony Snicket.

Without further ado, this is the Midnight Tease…

 

Coming Soon…

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Lives of the Mayfair Witches
  • The Witching Hour
  • Lasher
Author: Anne Rice

Witching Hour                    Lasher

 

Lightning
Author: Dean Koontz

Lightning

 

How to Hang a Witch
Author: Adriana Mather

How to Hang A Witch

 

Wicked Lovely
Author: Melissa Marr

Wicked Lovely

 

Children of Blood and Bone
Author: Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone

 

The Apollo Trials: The Burning Maze
Author: Rick Riordan

Burning Maze

 

Currently…

Unbreakable yes

 

From the Earth to the Moon & Around the Moon
Author: Jules Verne

From the Earth to the Moon

This book is super dense. Don’t judge me. 😉

 

The Flash: The Haunting of Barry Allen & The Green Arrow: A Generation of Vipers
Author: Clay Griffith & Susan Griffith

Flash Arrow

 

The Witching Hour
Author:Anne Rice
Witching Hour

 

 

Up for Review…

Up for Review

 

All the Wrong Questions 1-4
Author: Lemony Snicket

ATWQ

 

Summer of Fear
Author: Lois Duncan

Summer of Fear - SR

 

The Flash: The Haunting of Barry Allen
Author: Clay Griffith & Susan Griffith

The Flash

 

Bonus!!

I’m also reading American Gods Vol. 1 of the graphic novel by Dark Horse. Letting out the sqeeeee!

AG

 

 

That’s it, loves. The whole kit and caboodle. Hope the start of your summer is sunny and happy. I’ve had one hell of a thunderstorm and it was just beautiful. I have a strong attraction to lightning. It’s one of the most extraordinary part of nature. And if you’re asking, yes, I’d love to get struck one day. No, I’m not crazy. No, I don’t need therapy. It would just be terrifyingly amazing.

More to come soon…

-K.

 

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Midnight Tease

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Hello hello, bookworms!!

It’s May, Justin Timberlake’s favorite month of the year, though I saw this and couldn’t stop laughing.

May

Also, I went and saw The Avengers: Infinity War. Don’t worry, you’ll get no spoilers from me. That’d be incredibly rude of me. The movie was EPIC and PHENOMENAL. Totally riveting from start to finish. My heart hasn’t beat that hard during a movie in a while. I think since Deepwater Horizon, which is also a-m-a-z-i-n-g. Now, I’m a DC Comics girl through and through (don’t you judge me), but I love Guardians of the Galaxy, so I went to see it. Worth watching. There’s a reason it made hundreds of millions on opening night. My emotions still feel like they got trampled beyond recognition.

Rocket

Now, it’s the midnight hour, which means this is the Midnight Tease, and we all know that I don’t know what sleep is. If you’re up this late then you need to go to bed. Nah, just kidding, but do check out this list because it’s a good bit of what I’m going to be reading and reviewing this month. See, May is warm and sunny and so I like to get started on my summer reads.

I know what you’re thinking. What the heck is with a summer reads list? Or just summer read books? Books are freaking books. It doesn’t matter when you read them. Not for me my lovelies. I find certain books more fulfilling and sweet and just better in the summer. So I’ll be getting some of that started.

Also, Rick Riordan’s Apollo Trials: The Burning Maze just came out. I’ll be getting to that probably next month and I can’t wait! I really enjoyed the first two. They’re fun and wild and hilarious. Who knew Apollo would make such a terrible human.

 

Coming Soon…

Midnight Tease

 

 

The Great Library
  • Ink and Bone
  • Paper and Fire
  • Ash and Quill
Author: Rachel Caine

The Great Library

I’m super excited about this series, been dying to get it since the first one came out. I’m a major fan of Rachel Caine’s work. While I’ve only read Morganville Vampires so far, she’s superb and totally original. I do want to try the Weather Warden series sometime–I have an infatuation with weather and natural disasters. Anyway, I’m just ecstatic that I finally got the books, which brings me to my little story about them. Back in December, on the 21st, I received a package. I wasn’t expecting anything and it wasn’t a present my mum had ordered. I even asked around online to my friends and sent out Snaps. I was so confused. Then, opening it, I majorly squeed, and loudly. I’d received the first three books of this series. To this day, I still have no idea who sent them to me. Nobody fessed up at all and I imagine they would have. I am unbelievably grateful for the wonderful gift. Books hold a special place in my heart. Almost a higher place than boys LOL. And what’s so cool about this series is how books really have some power behind them. I can’t wait to review them. And again, THANK YOU to whoever it was that sent me this series. I’m still in awe of it. It’s certainly one of the nicest things to happen to me.

 

Forever…
Author: Judy Blume

Forever

 

All the Wrong Questions
  • “Who Could That Be at This Hour?”
  • “When Did You See Her Last?”
  • “Shouldn’t You Be in School?”
  • “Why is This Night Different From All Other Nights?”
Author: Lemony Snicket

ATWQ

 

Summer of Fear
Author: Lois Duncan

Summer of Fear - SR

 

Garden of Shadows
Author: V.C. Andrews

GOS

 

Currently…

Unbreakable yes

 

From the Earth to the Moon & Around the Moon
Author: Jules Verne

From the Earth to the Moon

 

Ink and Bone
Author: Rachel Caine

Ink and Bone

 

Paper and Fire
Author: Rachel Caine

Paper and Fire

 

Seeds of Yesterday
Author: V.C. Andrews

SOY

 

Up for review…

Up for Review

 

If There Be Thorns
Author: V.C. Andrews

ITBT

 

Seeds of Yesterday
Author: V.C. Andrews

SOY

 

Ink and Bone
Author: Rachel Caine

Ink and Bone

 

I love being able to talk your ears off about books and my pointless life. I appreciate each and every one of you and am grateful when you visit.

If there’s one thing I can shared during this tease it’s that I’m okay with dog-earring a book. I know! I’m a monster! But here’s the catch. If and when I dog-ear, I don’t fold the whole page. That kind of thing is monstrous. I do

I do have an ARC review coming up this month as well and I look forward to sharing that with you all. Have a happy May!

And while I’m not a mum, I want to say,

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL OF THE LOVELY, INSPIRING, CARING, AND WONDERFUL MOTHERS!!!!Mother's day

 

More to come soon…

-K.

 

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Midnight Tease

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My bookclan! Good to see you! I mean good to…no, not that either. It’s great of you to visit. I love it when you visit. That’s better.

It’s midnight and this is the Midnight Tease because I never sleep. Just kidding. I sleep….sort of.

I hope the holiday was good and the spring rains are upon you. It’s April!!!! That means flowers and birds and crazy squirrels dive-bombing the ground. (Is that only me who ever sees that?)

Squirrel

Currently, Star Wars: Empire Strikes back is on TV and I’m chowing down on a Nerd Rope. Why not. Jules Verne is waiting on me so at some point I need to get on with that adventure. I’m in a volcano at the moment and traveling to the center of the earth.

I have a lot of reading coming up, some reviews too. Here, I have the list of what is going on this month so that you know what’s coming up and who knows, you may pick up one of these too, or you might’ve already read them.

Also, to keep up with my New Year’s resolution, I’ve got 6 out of 25 authors I’ve read from so far. Many more to go.

So with that said I have a question. Would you guys be interested in a book tag? It would be short, monthly book tags.

As you know, I leave a song at the end of every book review because as much of a bookaholic as I am, I’m also a music junkie. Love listening to tunes. One of the best daydream inducers. Where I’m going with this is, I would put up a self-made book tag based on a certain song. The tag would be three or four books worth. What do you think? I would love feedback. That’s what’s going to encourage or put this idea to rest. I’d love to spruce up this blog with a little extra.

 

Coming soon…

Coming Soon

 

Thanks for the Trouble
Author: Thomas Wallach

Thanks for the Trouble

 

Possession
Author: Elana Johnson

Possession

 

From the Earth to the Moon & Around the Moon
Author: Jules Verne
From the Earth to the Moon

 

we all looked up
Author: Thomas Wallach
We All Looked Up

 

Paranormalcy
Author: Kiersten White

Paranormalcy

 

Flowers in the Attic
Petals on the Wind
If There be Thorns
Seeds of Yesterday
Author: V.C. Andrews

VC pt 1

If you’ve kept up with me then you might’ve read my reviews on The Mirror Sisters trilogy. If not then here they are:

The Mirror Sisters

Broken Glass

Shattered Memories

The Mirror Sisters comes from Andrews notes not the woman herself. I’ve been told and told and TOLD to read from the master herself and I’m finally getting to. Took me a little bit to get the whole set but get ready. Andrews is storming the blog. I’m very excited which then makes me a wee bit nervous because I don’t want this to suck. I really don’t I’ve heard how twisted this series gets and I saw the Lifetime movies. (And yes, I’m a sucker for them. They were pretty good in my opinion…for Lifetime anyway.) So I’m a bundle of different jittery emotions. And over books!

 

 

 

Currently…

Currently

 

Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Author: Jules Verne

JTCE

I’ve been telling myself to read a couple of Verne’s books and I’m glad I’m doing so. There’s such a different style what I’ve read.

 

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Author: Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues

 

The Alchemy of Forever (an Incarnation novel)
Author: Avery Williams
Alchemy of Forever

 

1984
Author: George Orwell

1984 - flavorwire

Halfway through pt. 2 right now.

 

Hellraiser: The Dark Watch
Author: Cliver Barker

Hellraiser

I’m a super fan of Clive Barker and I had no clue that Hellraiser had a graphic novel! Two exciting things! I love this series and I’m very surprised it’s had such a downturn in its movie series. It’s such a classic. I believe it’s overdue for a rebirth. Pinhead deserves better.

 

 

Up for review…

Up for Review

 

Tidal
Author: Amanda Hocking

Tidal

 

Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Author: Jules Verne
JTCE

 

Alchemey of Forever (an Incarnation novel)
Author: Avery Williams
Alchemy of Forever
1984
Author: George Orwell
1984 - flavorwire

 

So there we go! Lots happening.

I just want to take a moment and say thank you to all of you fantastic book nerds and others! I’ve reached 100 followers and I know, that doesn’t seem like a lot, but it means quite a bit to me. I enjoy sharing what I read. I started this blog because I enjoy that. Well, that and because I think my mom was getting tired of me geeking out at her, and I was wondering why I wasn’t doing this sooner. So, thank you. I do my best to make this enjoyable and fun and something that gets people interested in all kinds of books.

I know I do older books along with newer releases. I’m always up for reading all kinds of books and want you to be as well. Though, I’m not going to lie, I LOVE Young Adult. Mysteries and Thrillers make me sleepy. Classics take me a lot longer to read. ARCs are always exciting because it’s like getting Christmas presents. But all books are worth a shot.

books on me

All in all, what I’m saying is, I love you book nerds. Keep on page turning. And find me here whenever you’re looking for an adventure. I may be able to spitfire a book or two.

 

More to come soon…

-K.

 

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