Bookish Holiday Shopping

I love the holidays! I’m especially looking forward to this year, since last year was a tough one for me and my family. This year, I plan to go all out — presents under a meticulously decorated tree, cinnamon and spruce candles burning constantly, plenty of pies and treats freshly baked every weekend, family dinners … Continue reading Bookish Holiday Shopping

Black Friday Haul

Happy holidays! The holiday season has officially begun! I’ve always loved Black Friday shopping. The past few years, my mom, sister, grandmother and I would load up and take off Thursday night and stay out however long we wanted, just shopping around and enjoying each other, even when we didn’t buy very much. This year, … Continue reading Black Friday Haul

Children’s Home

My hunt for the gothic is never ending, and it lead me to this highly peculiar novel by Charles Lambert called The Children’s Home. Talking about it will be difficult, mostly because it transcends all descriptive techniques. Human speech was not designed to talk about this strange novel. The Children’s Home is, in the vague … Continue reading Children’s Home

Lost Stars

I surprised myself (and my yearly reading goal) by picking up a book yesterday and reading the whole thing for no discernible reason. Well, maybe there was some subconscious motivation — I had been thinking about Phasma, which I adore, and asked the author Delilah Dawson on Twitter what I should read next, and she … Continue reading Lost Stars