Guest Post: My Go-To Literary Recommendations: 6 Books and 3 Short Stories

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My Go-To Literary Recommendations: 6 Books and 3 Short Stories (all works are marketed for adult readers; reader discretion is advised & (possible) Trigger Warnings for 4-6) Every year I seem to do fifty percent or so of my holiday and birthday shopping at a Barnes & Noble and an independent bookstore. Books and their […]

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Paperback Adventures: The Time I Did a Twitter Read-a-thon

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Over the summer when I started to spend every minute (it seems) on Twitter, I noticed something peculiar. People were participating in these events called “read-a-thons.” Curious, I decided to keep an out for them. From what I observed, these events usually last for a short period of time and have a certain topic behind […]

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The October Country: Not Your Typical Bradbury Stories

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The Spook-a-thon and The October Country: An Intro Yes, I saved the best for last. My first read for the Spook-a-thon was The October Country by Ray Bradbury.  In early October, I contemplated about creating a list of collected short stories that would be good for Halloween. During my research, I discovered The October Country. […]

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10 Star Wars Books on My TBR List

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Before I continue with today’s post let me take a minute to address this will be my last post of 2017.  Over the course of 2017, I have done so many things, I would not have imagined myself doing in 2016. I’m a wee bit sad 2017 will be over as of midnight today. On the […]

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Paperback Adventures: The Time I Did a Twitter Read-a-thon


article, articles, birthday bucket list, dawn of the dreadfuls, fall, halloween, halloween books, halloween children's books, haunted mansions, lois duncan, october, paperback adeventures, paperback adventures, ray bradbury, spookathon, spooky, spooky scary skeletons, steve hockensmith, Uncategorized

Over the summer when I started to spend every minute (it seems) on Twitter, I noticed something peculiar. People were participating in these events called “read-a-thons.” Curious, I decided to keep an out for them. From what I observed, these events usually last for a short period of time and have a certain topic behind […]

January 11, 2018

The October Country: Not Your Typical Bradbury Stories


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The Spook-a-thon and The October Country: An Intro Yes, I saved the best for last. My first read for the Spook-a-thon was The October Country by Ray Bradbury.  In early October, I contemplated about creating a list of collected short stories that would be good for Halloween. During my research, I discovered The October Country. […]

January 9, 2018

10 Star Wars Books on My TBR List


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Before I continue with today’s post let me take a minute to address this will be my last post of 2017.  Over the course of 2017, I have done so many things, I would not have imagined myself doing in 2016. I’m a wee bit sad 2017 will be over as of midnight today. On the […]

December 31, 2017

Down a Dark Hall


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Last on my Spookathon reading list was Lois Duncan’s Down a Dark Hall. This novel is a supernatural. suspense thriller and Duncan’s only work of Gothic fiction. By the time I started reading Down a Dark Hall, I was already about a week over the Spookathon (October 17-23). Eh, I’ve been a busy gal. *shrugs […]

November 24, 2017