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NaNoWriMo 2016 & A Blogging Hiatus

NaNoWriMo: It’s almost the end of October and that means November and NaNoWriMo are around the corner. NaNoWriMo stands for national novel writing month. It’s a challenge in which participants try to write a novel or 50,000 words during the month of November. It’s a fun and challenging way to get you writing consistently. I… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016 & A Blogging Hiatus

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Peril on the Screen 2016: Part Two

Here is my second batch of reviews for Peril on the Screen and R.I.P. XI. These reviews are a mixture of rewatches, including some childhood favorites, as well as some new-to-me films. There is something wonderful about a good show to get you in the seasonal spirit. Overall, I have been having a blast watching… Continue reading Peril on the Screen 2016: Part Two

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Peril on the Screen 2016: Part One

I’ve been in a little bit of a reading slump, so I didn’t read as much books in October as I had planned. However, that has left me more time to watch some films and TV shows for R.I.P. XI. I’ve really enjoyed most of the films/TV shows that I’ve been watching, so that’s a… Continue reading Peril on the Screen 2016: Part One

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Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Goodreads Summary: Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds…
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Book Review: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Goodreads Summary: During an eventful season at Bath, young, naïve Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine’s love of Gothic romance and horror, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father’s mysterious house, Northanger Abbey. There, her imagination influenced by novels of sensation and intrigue…
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Book Review: The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander

Goodreads Summary: Princess Eilonwy hates to leave her friend Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and her beloved home, Caer Dallben. Why does she have to go to the Isle of Mona to train as a proper lady when she’s already a princess? But Eilonwy soon faces much more than the ordeal of becoming a dignified young maiden, for she possesses magical powers sought by the evil enchantress Queen Achren…
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