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“Fire and Hemlock” – Diana Wynne Jones’ Style of a Gothic Romance

Book Review : Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones Spoiler Alert! Polly Whittacker is back at her granny’s house and while looking at the picture ‘Fire and Hemlock’ realizes that she seems to have two conflicting sets of memories. … Continue reading

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“On The Fringe” – A Ghost Story and A Love Story Combo

Book Review : On The Fringe by Courtney King Walker Spoiler Alert! Claire and Addie are best friends and their brothers, Matthew and Daniel are also best friends. As the annoying tag-alongs, Claire and Addie, would follow their brothers on … Continue reading

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“Jane Eyre” – How Do Classic Gothic Romances Compare to Modern Novels Like “Twilight”?

Book Review : Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (We liked this cover even though it is not the version we read, the sky is a bit gothic.) Spoiler Alert! Jane Eyre is orphaned and destitute. She lives with her aunt … Continue reading

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“Twilight” – Stephanie Meyer Began a New Trend in Young Adult Romance Novels

Book Review : Twilight by Stephanie Meyer Spoiler Alert, however, I will state there shouldn’t be anything in here that you don’t already know. Bella’s parents are divorced and she has lived with her mom for years. When Bella’s mom … Continue reading

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