DIY · Inspiration

DIY Literary Inspired Autumn Wreath

Just about everyone loves to decorate and normally the decorating bug begins to bite in the Autumn. While I am a HUGE fan of Autumn and could have left this wreath without its literary references I thought they seemed to complete the look. Besides, this is a book lovers blog anyway! Before I begin I…… Continue reading DIY Literary Inspired Autumn Wreath

Books · Inspiration

Suspenseful and Sinister Autumn Reads

I am not really one for horror stories, but I do love a good suspense and the occasional “spooky” read. As Halloween is creeping up I thought I would share my top thirteen Autumn – esk reads in hopes that you might enjoy them too. For younger readers: The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown – Charles…… Continue reading Suspenseful and Sinister Autumn Reads

Books · Reviews

Rasputin: A Short Life – Frances Welch

I picked this book up for a variety of reasons. One: I have a degree in Russian History focusing on Imperial Cultural and Intellectual history. Two: Having taken several classes on Russian history I have found that while Rasputin is mentioned he always appears as a side note and this has left me wondering what…… Continue reading Rasputin: A Short Life – Frances Welch