Rainy Day Reads | Top Ten Tuesday

So, I'm doing the wrong prompt for this week's Top Ten Tuesday but THAT'S OKAY. I didn't fancy doing the actual prompt so I'm doing the one from last week because YAY RAIN! Going into winter in Australia, my mind is turning towards all the epic fantasies, cosy contemporaries and chunky monkies of books that I … Continue reading Rainy Day Reads | Top Ten Tuesday

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 Otranto, and since, notable authors like Edgar Allan Poe, … Continue reading Top 10 Elements of Gothic Fiction

Love to Hate Villians || Top Ten Tuesday

Nothing beats an adorable abomination. I positively cackle with delight when an author throws me a character who sits happily in the grey area - the area of the CONFUSED FEELINGS - the space between good and evil but also mostly in evil. And do I have a list and a half of these bad … Continue reading Love to Hate Villians || Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Forgotten Books || Top Ten Tuesday

And a good evening to you. Or good morning - look, you can just pretend it's evening and roll with it, alright? We have the exciting task of assessing another of my lists today! Somehow, for the second week running, I am bringing you a Top Ten Tuesday. Clearly February is going to be my … Continue reading Top Ten Forgotten Books || Top Ten Tuesday