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    Books to read during Quarantine

    Am I the only weirdo out there that is enjoying reading pandemic books during these very strange times? I have been known to be a bit of a masochist but i do think i can relate to the books on a greater level now that we are living in what seems like a dystopian future. I’m going to suggest some of the best pandemic books to read during your quarantine. The Stand by Stephen King Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. Nominated as one…

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    Fictional Bucket List Book Tag

    This tag was started by jessethereader but I thought I’d give it a shot. A fictional bucket-list sounds so much fun. What characters would you instantly be friends with? What world fills you with the chills. Is adventure more your bag or do you prefer horror? Please join in, I’d love to read all your bucket lists too! I Would Love To… PLAY A PRACTICAL JOKE ON IT IT by Stephen King FIGHT IN THE BATTLE OF HELMSDEEP Lord Of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein SPEND A MONTH WITH THE WEASLEYS Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling HAVE A TEA PARTY WITH THE MAD HATTER Alice In Wonderland by Lewis…

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    Bookish Gift Guide 2019

    I had planned to do this post a little earlier than this but reviews and christmas shopping and just general life has been crazy. I’m sure you have all purchased your gifts for your loved ones but just incase I’m sharing some awesome bookish gifts (that aren’t books!) I’m the only hardcore reader in my home (so I hope my husband is listening!) and I love getting bookish themed presents. So, share the list around, get ideas and spread the book love! Book Subscription Boxes Illumicrate is a Fantasy themed monthly box that I currently subscribe to. They include a Limited Illumicrate Edition book that usually has gorgeous sprayed/stencilled edges…

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    The Best Horror Novels turned Into Movies

    5. Carrie By Stephen King A modern classic, Carrie introduced a distinctive new voice in American fiction — Stephen King. The story of misunderstood high school girl Carrie White, her extraordinary telekinetic powers, and her violent rampage of revenge, remains one of the most barrier-breaking and shocking novels of all time. Make a date with terror and live the nightmare that is…Carrie–back cover 4. The Silence Of The Lambs By Thomas Harris Hannibal Lecter. The ultimate villain of modern fiction. Read the five-million-copy bestseller that scared the world silent. The Silence of the Lambs. A young FBI trainee. An evil genius locked away for unspeakable crimes. A plunge into the…

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    Top Ten Haunting Psychological Thrillers

    Halloween is creeping up on us and it’s time for costumes, sweets, the clocks going back, scary movies and, of course books that keep you up all night reading and question the very fabric of human emotion. I’ve compiled a list of ten of the best Psychological Thrillers that tell a tale of murder, twist and turns, false turns and twisted characters. So without further ado lets get started. Jason Dessen is walking home through the chilly Chicago streets one night, looking forward to a quiet evening in front of the fireplace with his wife, Daniela, and their son, Charlie—when his reality shatters. It starts with a man in a…

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    Blogtober: Coziest places to read in Glasgow

    So you have a day spare and you are dying to read that new book you’ve been waiting months to be released. You are bored of sitting in the house so what do you do? Glasgow is a bustling city and you assume there isn’t many quiet spots, right? Well grab a cuppa and a biscuit and let me enlighten you to the wonders of Glasgow’s hidden quiet gems. You are in for a treat. West Brewery A lovely quiet bar area to read in that serves beautiful and rich German inspired beers. It’s got a lovely atmosphere and the staff are friendly and very accomodating. Ashton Lane Ashton Lane…