Tag: Alexandre Dumas

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

The Haunting of Hill House was written by Shirley Jackson in 1959. A finalist for the National Book Award, it’s considered by many to be one of the best horror stories out there, at least in the ghost story/haunted house category. It’s been remade…

Bring on the Cold Weather — New Reads for Fall

The problem with going on vacation in September is that when I leave home its summer and I come home to fall.  I love the summer heat but at least I have football to get excited about — and even better, this fall brings…

Enter to Win in the Fifth Literary Blog Hop

Once again I’m participating in the Literary Giveaway Blog Hop hosted by Leeswammes’ Blog.  This means you can enter to win literary books of all types from the bloggers listed at the event site. Since I mostly read e-books, I don’t have a pile…

Review of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

This is a book I’ve always wanted to read, and happily it met and exceeded all expectations.  I expected swashbuckling adventure but the book turned out to be much more psychological than that.  This is one of those books that has been retold and…

Sunday meanderings: Monte Cristo and a few new reads

I realize it’s been a while since I’ve posted.  The main reason is that I’m knee-deep in Count of Monte Cristo.  It’s entertaining and hard to put down, but man is it LONG.  So there hasn’t been anything to review in a while.  Unlike…

It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

“It’s Monday! What are you reading?” is a weekly event hosted by Sheila at Bookjourney to share with others what you’ve read the past week and planning to read next. It’s Monday, I worked late, and I just about have time for a “What are…

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