Books to Buy This Month! | December 2018

Given that I was perfectly on time last month with getting this post to you, obviously that meant this month I would leave it until a good way into December. But that’s okay, because you know what? I’m still very excited about all the books we’re getting in December and I want to make sure YOU also have all of these on your wishlist! Continue reading

Libraries That Helped Shape World History || Guest Post

intro by Sarah from Siege Media

When was the last time you checked a book out of the library?

If it’s difficult for you to recall the last time you even stepped foot inside of a library, you’re not alone. With ebooks and book delivery services widely available, it’s easy to forget that the library is still a great resource for finding the perfect read. And let’s not forget, it’s free!

Centuries ago, libraries were one of the only places with collections of documents free to peruse. It was a place that molded some of the greatest minds. Oldest recently published a visual that breaks down some of the most invaluable libraries in the world, dating back to the 6th century.

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Top 10 Elements of Gothic Fiction

intro by Emma @ invaluable.com

With Halloween just gone and NaNoWriMo upon us, there’s no better time than the present to explore the genre of Gothic literature. It’s truly one of the eeriest, darkest forms of literature. The term first appeared in Horace Walpole’s 1764 book, The Castle of Otrantoand since, notable authors like Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, Ann Radcliffe, and many others have been gracing us with mystifying stories. While each takes on its own style, Gothic novels incorporate certain, specific elements to ensure the plot is truly captivating. Continue reading

Books to Buy This Month!! || November 2018 Book Releases

I was almost hesitant to write this post because of how many books I ended up buying / requesting last month when I did this – * uneasy laughter in the distance*. So I’m hoping that as I write this post today I show some self-control and say, you know what, I think I have enough books (unlikely).  Continue reading

Books to Buy This Month!! || October 2018 Book Releases

Hola, friends! I think it’s well time to look at some books to buy for the up-coming month. I’m in such a book buying mood and I’ve barely pre-ordered ANYTHING this year (well, that’s probably not true but it feels like it). So I’m itching to inspire myself and discover new books – or just get excited about ones I already know about – that I can then trot off to the bookstore to buy! Continue reading

Where To Buy Bookish Gifts? || Literary Book Gifts Review

Have you ever fallen into a pit of despair trying to figure out where to buy that ULTIMATE bookish gifts? Has Etsy mysteriously failed you? Do you want a fail-SAFE option? Well, my friends, come tither. I have a secret to share. And also a promotion code *wink wink wink* come on then, keep reading!

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