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Prompt 1.27

What love knows best
we keep closest nigh.
Leap, heart! Thrill at
the promise of pain
and awful humiliation.

(Yeah, I really wish I could ascribe that to someone else.) 883 more words

Ivy Pocket Blog Tour Review

I was given a copy of these books from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

Ivy pocket isn’t just your average twelve year old. 671 more words


Day 902: Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead is another eccentric and original novel by Barbara Comyns. With its characters and plots, it contains more than a slight touch of the bizarre. 223 more words


Gothic Horrors!

I have just finished reading Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto and found it heavy going – to say the least. The multiple characters are hard to keep up with and even the peasant speaks like an English country gentleman with an Oxbridge education. 109 more words

Book Review

Day 885: The Last Summer of the Camperdowns

Hi, all, I just wanted to tell you before I get started that I began a new project, attempting to read all of the Man Booker Prize shortlisted books since 2010. 555 more words


Day 882: Rebecca

Best Book of the Week!
Since Rebecca is a book that qualifies for The 1938 Club and is also on my Classics Club list, I thought this was a good time to reread it. 710 more words


APRIL FOOLS!-An Announcement and a Formal Apology

I owe all of my blog readers an apology.

What can I say? Until a few days ago, I had always been prejudiced against vampire romances and such. 441 more words