A deluxe, full-color hardback edition of the perennial Jane Austen classic featuring a selection of recipes for tea-time treats by the one and only Martha Stewart!… Read More Penguin Random House’s Book-To-Table Classics (Multiple Book Reviews)
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!
Halloween is coming! And since it’s one of my favourite holidays (if not my number one favourite), I thought that I would shade and review a game and book created by Chronicle Books (sent to me by Raincoast Books) which I think are spooktacular and quite perfect for preparing for, and celebrating, Halloween!
This year, I received three L.M. Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables inspired books from Penguin Random House Canada, and considering the fact that two of the books come out today, I thought that I would do a group review post about all three books!
On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein,comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history…… Read More Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein’s Creator by Catherine Reef (ARC Review)
Title: My Plain Jane Authors: Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Retelling, Historical, Fantasy Publisher: HarperTeen (HarperCollins) Date published: June 26, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless… Read More My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows (ARC Review)
Happy Tuesday, and happy Top Ten Tuesday day, everyone! This week’s original theme was ” Books with Red, White, & Blue Covers (In honor of the 4th of July in the USA. Choose covers with your own country’s colors if you prefer!)” Since Canada Day was on July 1st, I thought that I would switch it… Read More Top Ten Tuesday #52: Top Ten Red and White Covers (Happy Birthday Canada!)
I had the honour of interviewing Meg Kerr, the author of Jane Austen fanfiction novels Devotion and Experience! We had a great discussion about sex and sexuality in Jane Austen’s novels, as well as in Meg’s books, that was really thought-provoking! Be sure to check it out if that is something that intrigues you as well!
Title: Brightly Burning Author: Alexa Donne Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Science Fiction, Retelling, Romance Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Published: May 1, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Seventeen-year-old Stella Ainsley wants just one thing: to go somewhere—anywhere—else. Her home is a… Read More Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (ARC Review)
I’ve decided to partner up with Meg Kerr, and help spread the word about her WordPress blog, and her ongoing international, multiple winner Jane Austen swag giveaway! Meg has launched her blog In the Shadows on Jane Austen not too long ago, and is hosting a send-off party before she leaves for her “journey” into Jane… Read More Jane Austen Swag Giveaway [CLOSED]