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Spunky Ladies and Wicked Uncles: A Review

Castle Wolfenbach: A German Story, by Eliza Parsons (1793)


This is a 19th century adventure story for young women of all ages (yes, written in 18th century, but it’s ahead of its time). 516 more words

Steampunk Era Fiction

VCA Recaps: Fallen Hearts Part 2

To read Part 1, go here.

This recap will consist of chapters 2 & 3.

Heaven and Logan act like the newlyweds they were on the plane ride to Boston. 1,078 more words


VCA Recaps: Fallen Hearts Part 1

So if you aren’t aware, I decided to revisit some of my favorite books and series this year. One series I decided I wanted to re-read was the Casteel series, as it’s my favorite. 1,705 more words


Jane Eyre- Selfie Master

 I’m eagerly awaiting the upcoming MASTERPIECE show, To Walk Invisible The Brontë Sisters  (check out a preview).  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë is close to a perfect story to me- like most of my favorite stories, the main character is a strong-willed woman determined to carve out a fulfilling life, despite her hardships. 330 more words

Interesting Articles

Review of The Ghosts of Ravencrest

On the very first page of this blog, I state that this haunted house project is a learning exercise that leads to an exploration of various genres of literature. 1,038 more words

Reviews Of Haunted House Fiction

The Horror

I finally finished Ann Radcliffe’s Mysteries of Udolpho. The story wandered a lot in the way old books tend to do. If you picture rich people reading out loud by the fire, calm evening stretching into lonely night, with nothing to distract them from the story unfolding, this book makes perfect sense. 320 more words


Wonderful Whitby #wwwblogs

At the beginning of December (seems such a long time ago now) Gary and I went up to York for the weekend. We couldn’t miss the opportunity to go to Whitby – both of us being fans of Bram Stoker’s brilliant ‘Dracula’. 554 more words