The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins was not exactly what I expected. I thought it would be more of a Gothic novel but it’s more of a mystery novel. It was still a great book. The Woman in White is considered to be Collins’ greatest work. The book is set in the United KingdomContinue reading “The Woman in White: #Spooktober Book Review”
Stolen Bloodline by L.G. Rollins is set in London, possibly in the late 1800s or early 1900s. There wasn’t a specific year listed anywhere but I didn’t get the feeling that it was set in modern times. There aren’t telephones, televisions or computers. If I had to guess, the book takes place during the EdwardianContinue reading “Stolen Bloodline: #Spooktober Book Review”
. The book is set in Salem, Massachusetts. It’s the perfect setting for a book about vampires and witches. Sarah has had awful nightmares for many years. She has also recently divorced her husband and moved to Salem. In many of the dreams, it’s like she’s seeing someone else’s memories. She also sees a manContinue reading “Her Dear and Loving Husband: #Spooktober Book Review”
If you are looking something a bit spooky to do this Spooktober, Car Rentals has invented a spook meter to rank seven of America’s most haunted roads. Who wouldn’t love a good old-fashioned scary road trip? When my boyfriend finds out about the haunted road trip, he will have the car packed in record time.Continue reading “Haunted Road Trip for Spooktober”
There’s a ball this weekend. I have nothing appropriate to wear. Jeans and a sweatshirt won’t make the cut. They might not let me attend the ball in my regular clothes. Whatever shall I do? Well, there are a few options for those of you interested in finding a costume for a Jane Austen ball.Continue reading “Jane Austen, A to Z: Costume”
It’s our favorite time of year!! We’re so happy that it’s Halloween.
Mad Hatter Halloween by holley-perry featuring a red top hat 1- What year did you first go trick-or-treating? I’m not sure. Let’s say 1976 or maybe 1977 . . . eeeek!! 2- Favorite kind of candy? Reese’s miniature cups. Also, caramels. 3- What are you going to be this year? I’m hoping that I canContinue reading “Hoping for a Mad Hatter Halloween: #Blogtober15”
My favorite fall memories are almost all related to Halloween. I loved going trick-or-treating when I was a kid. There was candy and costumes. My aunt hates Halloween but she would always come to see my costume. Then she would go into hiding until the coast was clear from trick-or-treaters. I think she still doesContinue reading “Halloween is the best holiday ever!!: #blogtober15”