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)
While 2018 seems to have just flown by, January definitely felt like it was a really long month. Was it the same for you? Also, what were your favourite reads of January 2019? Did your year have a good start? Let me know in the comments! Here is what happened on Flavia the Bibliophile (and… Read More Monthly Wrap-Up (January 2019)
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)
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?
How is it December already?! It definitely snuck up on me, if you couldn’t tell with how late this post is, haha. I’m usually on the ball with this stuff, but I had a deadline to work toward over the weekend, and I’m also painting my new apartment and am also in the middle of… Read More Monthly Wrap-Up (November 2018)
October is over, and it has been a mixed bag of sorts for me. October is one of my favourite months, but I also had to deal with some bad stuff that happened, so there were definitely some high highs, and some low lows! How has your October 2018 been? Also, continue reading if you’d… Read More Monthly Wrap-Up (October 2018)
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!
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)!
Since the first post in this series last week was such a hit, here are the books on my radar that are celebrating their Book Birthdays today (a.k.a. are being published in Canada today)! Please let me know if you have any feedback and/or suggestions for these posts! Anything from formatting to the info about each… Read More Book Birthdays: October 16, 2018
September and October are 2 of my favourite months! October has something special about it though, because the trees are finally starting to change colour, temperatures are dropping, and of course there is Halloween! It’s one of my favourite holidays, if not my absolute favourite, and that GIF is literally footage of me getting ready… Read More Monthly Wrap-Up (September 2018)