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Blogtober Day 7: 7 Things to do In Costume!

With pandemic woes, busy schedules, and adult life a lot of us aren’t able to go to gatherings, parties, or any sort of Halloween event. But that doesn’t mean you should avoid dressing up if you want to don a Halloween costume this year! Here are 7 things you can do while in costume this […]

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Blogtober Day 6: Fall Mornings (and books to read during them!)

The grey morning Picture this: you get up sometime just after sunrise, and the day is grey and cloudy outside. No sunshine is even trying to get through the cloud bank. You’ve got a few hours before you really need to get ready and start your day, so you brew your warming beverage of choice […]

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Blogtober Day 3: Seven Spooky Characters I’d Invite for Dinner

For the record, no practical decisions were made here. I did not think about “what could I possible serve this person?” nor did I consider their potential lethality. This is all about the cool factor guys. Lestat de Lioncourt (from The Vampire Chronicles) I mean, come on. He’d make great dinner conversation and would probably […]

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Blogtober Day 2: Fall Fashion Essentials for Bookworms 2021

Hellooooo there, are you getting full swing into spooky season? I know I am! Here are a few fashion essentials I think every bookworm needs for the most aesthetic spooky season possible: A Cozy Sweater This one is pretty obvious, right? Well, 2021 fall fashion trends are leaning towards brightly colored and patterned sweaters. For […]

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Blogtober Day 1 (Late, oops…): 31 Book Recommendations for October

Happy Blogtober! I meant to have this post up yesterday, but y’know, life happens! So here we go: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman Magical realism, adult reading range Incantation by Alice Hoffman Historical fiction, dark themes, YA reading range Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë Gothic romance, adult reading range Grave Sight (Harper Connely #1) by […]

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Blogtober TV Series Review: Santa Clarita Diet

Sheila and Joel Hammond are a married realtor team in Santa Clarita, California. They struggle to parent their sixteen-year-old daughter, chafe against their grating boss and professional rivals, and eat mediocre Italian food at a local eatery. Well, until one day Sheila gets disturbingly sick at a house showing and seems to….die. Nothing wrong can […]

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Blogtober Day 22: A Chat over Cider

So I know I usually reserve these types of posts for the end of a month, and I have them over coffee, but I’ll be honest this was the only thing I could figure out to have posted today… (And I do have sparkling apple cider with me!) This Blogtober has not been great. Last […]

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Blogtober Day 21: Hocus Pocus Readathon Check In

What I’ve read so far: So far I’ve finished two of four books. You fulfilled the prompt for reading about an evil character and Reviving the Hawthorn Sisters the prompt for reading a book featuring sisters. Neither of these books are particularly spooky or Halloween themed, but I enjoyed them both thoroughly! How I’m feeling: […]

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Blogtober Day 20: Film and TV for October

I’ll admit, I haven’t gotten around to watching nearly as many Halloween themed movies and TV shows as I meant to. I just don’t have a lot of time during the week for more than sleeping, and I prioritize a lot of other stuff. But I have managed a few watching sessions! Midsommar I finally […]

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Blogtober Day 19: Vampire Book Recommendations!

Yes, bookworms, the moment has come. My list of what books you should read to get into vampire lore and legend, a combination of creative ideas and classic tales! This list is a doozy and is absolutely not a full list of all my favorite vampire books. I’ll include a brief explanation of what kind […]