Adult, book review

The Southern’s Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix (ARC Review)

Fried Green Tomatoes and “Steel Magnolias” meet Dracula in this Southern-flavored supernatural thriller set in the ’90s about a women’s book club that must protect its suburban community from a mysterious and handsome stranger who turns out to be a blood-sucking fiend. Patricia Campbell had always planned for a big life, but after giving up her career as a nurse to marry an ambitious doctor and become a mother, Patricia’s life has never felt smaller. The days are long, her kids are ungrateful, her husband is distant, and her to-do list is never really done… Read More The Southern’s Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix (ARC Review)

Adult, ARC review, book review

In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt (ARC Review)

In this horror story set in colonial New England, a law-abiding Puritan woman goes missing. Or perhaps she has fled or abandoned her family. Or perhaps she’s been kidnapped, and set loose to wander in the dense woods of the north. Alone and possibly lost, she meets another woman in the forest. Then everything changes.… Read More In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt (ARC Review)

monthly wrap-up

Monthly Wrap-Up (December 2018)

It’s almost 2019! When did that happen?! And where did 2018 go? I feel like it went by so fast! Anyway, here is what’s happened on Flavia the Bibliophile during the last month of 2018! What were your favourite reads of December, and 2018 in general?

guest post

Guest Post: 10 Elements of Gothic Literature

With both Halloween and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) coming up, I have decided to partner up with Invaluable to bring you an epic infographic! For those of you planning on writing a novel that’s more on the spooky side, the below infographic depicts and explains the 10 main elements found in Gothic literature!

book birthdays

Book Birthdays: October 23, 2018

Since the first two Book Birthday posts in this series were such a hit, here are the books on my radar that are celebrating their Book Birthdays today (a.k.a. books that are being published in Canada today)! Please let me know if you have any feedback and/or suggestions for this series (anything from formatting to content)!