Since my ’24 Literary Character Costumes’ post from last year has been so popular, I decided to expand on it! This year, thirteen more literary costumes for your nerdy Halloween delight. What is your Halloween costume this year? I admit, I’m not going literary myself: I’m going Amy Pond… Phryne Fisher, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries … More 13 MORE Literary Character Costumes
You know what the worst question ever is? What’s your favorite book? Yep. Every book lover knows what I’m talking about. Someone finds out you like to read and they immediately seek to know what single volume you value above all others. Seriously, never ask a bookworm this question. It is literally impossible to answer … More The Best Horror Stories EVER: Classic vs. Contemporary
Happy Halloween, lovely ghouls!! A quick and Pinteresting roundup today of some very clever Halloween crafts made from our favorite material: recycled book pages. It’s amazing what you can do with some scraps, string and tape so if you’re frantically trying to find some easy, last-minute decorations for tonight’s party, look no further than these … More Friday Faves: Roundup of Clever Halloween Book Page Crafts
Little me as a pumpkin for Halloween, 1995! My mom set up a makeshift photo studio in our hallway with black fabric and snapped some pretty darn cute (if I do say so myself) Halloween shots. I wouldn’t be surprised if she made the pumpkin costume too!
Welcome to my epic roundup of literary character Halloween costumes! Everyone from Alice to Valjean to Tom Sawyer, these are some intriguing, original inspirations. What literary character do you plan to be this Halloween? (And please share if you tackle any of these costumes – I want to see pictures!) Alice, Alice in Wonderland (Karine … More 24 Literary Character Halloween Costume Ideas
Etsy is a haven for holiday goods and Halloween is no exception. From jewelry to costumes to elaborate masks, you’ll find whatever spooky thing you’re looking for on there. But what if you’re just looking for some quieter accessories to dress up for the season without going all out? Here are a few great Etsy … More Friday Faves: Halloween Accessories on Etsy
It’s almost All Hallows and you know what that means: snazzy Halloween parties! Even better, Halloween themed book club parties. This one revolves around the ever-classic Dracula, by Bram Stoker, and is an elegant, grown-up kind of Halloween night. Full of frights but never tacky! Keep the decorations to a minimum, opting for mixed metals … More The Ultimate Guide to an Unconventional Book Club: Dracula Halloween Party
It’s officially the spookiest time of the year and no author, living or otherwise, is spookier than Edgar Allan Poe. With an impressive collection of short stories and poems and a gruesome, disturbing life story, Poe is the quintessential horror writer. His classic works have inspired many artists in the 150 odd years since his … More Friday Faves: 5 Edgar Allan Poe Book Covers