Classics Meets Comics with ComicsPlus

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It should come as little surprise to all of you that I love the classics. But, I also know the struggles and roadblocks that readers often find concerning these texts.…

A Summer at Sea: My Three-Month Reading List

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Now that summer is upon us, it's time to start thinking about summer reading. This is the time of year when I get the most reading done. I'm not necessarily…

Lesser Known Works by Classic Authors

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I'm always on the hunt for a new classic. And of course what I mean by that is a classic that I've not heard of before (or at least one…

A Whale of a Book: Reading Moby-Dick

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When I was in college, I met up with a friend and her cousin for coffee, and while we enjoyed our lattes, he waxed lyrical about how Moby-Dick was the…

Reading Beyond the Raven: A Poe Sampler

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It should come as no surprise to readers here that I'm a bit of a horror fan. Whether it's scary short stories, Christmas ghost stories, Frankenstein picture books, or fictional…

More Chilling Tales for Sleepless Nights

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I don't know about you, but as the weather gets warmer, I start thinking about scary stories. Not because summer is a scary time, but because I have more leisure…

Reader, I Married Him: Jane Eyre Retellings

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Jane Eyre is a classic of high school reading lists across the country. I still remember the first time I was captivated by this blend of mystery, Gothic atmosphere, and…

Chilling Tales for Sleepless Nights

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Who says that you need to wait until October to bust out the horror stories? Not me! Today, I'd like to share with you a list of spooky or ghostly…

Swashbuckling Adventure Stories

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There's nothing quite like a tale of adventure. Over the past few months, as COVID has forced us all to remain in doors and away from our friends and family,…

Classic Sequels You Might Not Have Heard Of

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We tend to think of the classics as lofty standalone tomes. Sequels are a modern concept to sell more books, we scoff to our friends. The classics are above such…

“We’ll Tell Scary Ghost Stories….”

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When I was a kid, I was always taken by the line from a classic Christmas song: "we'll tell scary ghost stories and tales of the glories of Christmases long,…

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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To help get into the Halloween spirit, I present to you a collection of titles all about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. We've heard this story so many times, it's…

Have you “Red” These Classics?

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Just for fun, here's a selection of classics with varying shades of red in the titles. If you're looking for something fun to read, then we've got some great books…

The Legacy of Sherlock Holmes

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If I were to ask you who the greatest fictional detective was, I'd be willing to bet you say "Sherlock Holmes". Holmes has transcended simply being an amazing character, and…

Classics Lost at Sea

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Ah, summer...This time of year always makes me think of the ocean. My favorite vacation destination is someplace warm with plenty of sand and beautiful water. Since COVID has nixed…

Haunted Library Horror Classics

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Something horrible is coming from Poisoned Pen Press--and I can't wait! I feel like if you've read just about any of my posts, you'll know I'm a big fan of…

Classic Horror Film Sampler (Part 3)

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Want to read more? Check out Part 2 here! We'll wrap up this warped list of creepy classics with five more fiendish titles! All titles can be accessed through Hoopla…

Classic Horror Film Sampler (Part 2)

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Missed part 1? Check it out here! I love classic horror films! The spooky, the campy, and the utterly bizarre--I just can't get enough of them! Here are a few…