Tags » Classic Lit.

Literary Hunk of November: John Brooke

It’s Thanksgiving week, friends, and you know what I’m grateful for? I mean aside from my family, my friends, MY DOG, and stuffing. I’m grateful for genuinely good people—real and fictional. 569 more words


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

One pitch-black London morning, a ghoulish little man tramples a young girl and continues heedlessly on his way. Caught by a passerby and returned to the scene of the crime, the man is forced to pay £100 in restitution.

346 more words

Literary Hunk of October: Heathcliff

Over a year ago, I named Wuthering Heights’ Hareton Earnshaw as our Literary Hunk of July, sending my sincere apologies to my main man Heathcliff with this note: 755 more words


5 Spooky Short Stories You Can Read Online

This time of year is a great excuse to get reacquainted with some classic, gothic ghost stories.

The type that unsettle, disturb and get under the skin. 524 more words

For Readers

OMG - Book Perfume is THREE!

Book Perfume is three years old today! I don’t know about you, but I think this calls for a cupcake.

When I started this blog, I knew that I wanted to call it Book Perfume. 552 more words


Friday Reading Rainbow

A glimpse at what I’ve been reading this week.

This first week of school, I’ve read letters from my students introducing themselves to me. I’ve read the first batch of poetry from my poetry seminar class. 276 more words


Best Quotes from my Favorite Books

I’ve always been an avid reader. From fantasy to nonfiction, historical fiction to sci-fi, to Gothic Romance to mystery…I’ve read a little bit of everything. I’m rather fond of collecting what I believe to be the best quotes out of the books that I’ve read. 553 more words