for a book that weaves in the imagery of breathing (or not), the stories do take your breath away.
Christmas reading List
With powder snowing fall out the window, fireplaces burning bright, S'mores toasting over open fires, and Christmas trees all alight, I bring you tidings of well wishes and books of merry delight.
13 woodsy books to fall in love with
Here's a list of fall-themed, fall-inspired, or cozy fall reading books. Fall in love with these books, and may the forest be with you.
In honor of NaNoWriMo: My favorite books on writing better
Over the past few years, I've read/studied a number of books on the craft of writing, everything from tension & conflict, to character development, to the 3-part story arc. Here's a list of the best books I've read on how to develop and hone your writing.
Gothic books to read right now
Gothic books to read
Books in Number: books with #s in the title
Mara, Sadie, and Hannah are friends first, scientists always. Though their fields of study might take them to different corners of the world, they can all agree on this universal truth: when it comes to love and science, opposites attract and rivals make you burn… Hannah’s got a bad feeling about this. Not only has … Continue reading Books in Number: books with #s in the title
Bad students booklist #darkacademia
The (best) bad student booklist for anyone looking for dark academia reads.
I've been devouring gothic and suspense novels as I write my own 90's-themed gothic novel inspired by Jane Eyre.
11 books if you can’t get enough of Rebecca
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again is arguably one of the most powerful opening lines of a book. And Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier is one of my favorite classics. So of course with the surge of retellings, I've been eager to find the best Rebecca retellings. Most have been a disappointment, and don't capture the dark, gothic, and compelling essence of Rebecca. But, I've managed to create a list of Rebecca retellings that, based on Goodreads ratings, should be good.
Victorian Victims and Viking Burials
For fans of Outlander - you'll love the time travel perspectives, the mystery, and the Scottish headlands.