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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 Otranto, and 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
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
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
September celebrates Read A New Book month (that’s a thing) and so I thought I’d spend some time today talking about some books I’ve read this year that were absolutely incredible and I was not expecting them to be! Continue reading
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The middle of the year is here and that means it’s time to kick our asses into gear and scramble to reach our reading goals! How? With this special month long read-a-thon SPECIAL for the Alphabethon! I’m so excited about this it’s not even funny. Continue reading
Hi hello and welcome! I wasn’t going to do this post seeing as we’re already mid-way through June but then I thought what the hell because I’m really excited about a few of these books and I felt like discussing them. So here we’re are! Continue reading