Top 10 Elements of Gothic Fiction

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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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