Tag: halloween

Book Blogger Hop: Horror Vs. Urban Fantasy

Book Blogger Hop: Horror Vs. Urban Fantasy

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here. “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt […]

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Halloween Party Ideas

Halloween Party Ideas

Last year I threw my first proper Halloween party (as I surprise for my husband, whose birthday is a couple of days before) and it was a blast! I got tons of ideas for cheap home-made decorations and spooky party food from Pinterest. Sorry in advance about the quality of the photos in this post; […]

Posted October 31, 2015 in Events
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Which Literary Monster Are You?

Which Literary Monster Are You?

Happy Halloween! Today I’ve been thinking about literary monsters, from mythological creatures such as Medusa to classics like Dracula and more modern horrors like Pennywise from Stephen King’s It. As someone with coulrophobia, the latter absolutely terrifies me. My favourite monster has to be Frankenstein’s monster-a poor, misunderstood creature who is the perfect example of the […]

Posted October 31, 2015 in BOOKS, Events
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Freaky Reads for Halloween

Freaky Reads for Halloween

Happy Halloween! How are you celebrating? If you’ve not got a party planned, why not cosy up with a spooky book tonight? Here are some of my favourite spine-tingling classics and modern paranormal reads.  If you like vampires… If you like werewolves… If you like zombies… If you like demons… If you like ghosts… If […]

Posted October 31, 2015 in BOOKS, Events
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Harry Halloween!

Halloween gives me a great excuse to rave about Harry Potter! Tonight I’m reliving some of the fun moments from each Halloween in the HP books. Enjoy! The Philosopher’s Stone On Halloween 1981 Lily and James Potter are murdered by Lord Voldemort and he disappears after the killing curse aimed at Harry backfires. At Harry’s […]

Posted October 31, 2011 in BOOKS, Events
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Happy Halloween! Spooky Book Quotes

Happy Halloween! Spooky Book Quotes

 As part of my series of Halloween themed blog posts I’ve compiled a selection of my favourite spooky passages from classic novels on my bookshelf. Enjoy! ‘I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken […]

Posted October 31, 2011 in BOOKS, Events
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