Top 5 Mother Figures in Fiction

In honor of Mother's Day this weekend, this week's Top 5 Wednesday topic is all about our favorite fictional moms/mother figures. 1. Cass from A Cold Season by Alison Littlewood A Cold Season is a horror novel so naturally Cass' son, Ben, gets possessed by the Devil. She's pretty fierce, going to great lengths to protect Ben from … Continue reading Top 5 Mother Figures in Fiction

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Top 5 Favorite Jokesters

In the spirit of All Fool's Day in April, below are my top 5 favorite jokesters/pranksters in fiction: 1) Fred and George Weasley from the Harry Potter series Fred and George never let anything, not even losing an ear (I'm holey!), get in the way of a good laugh. 2) Peeves the Poltergeist from the Harry Potter series The … Continue reading Top 5 Favorite Jokesters

T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving

1) Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley I used to be a Book Purist - meaning if a sequel was published to a classic book by anyone other than the original author, I wouldn't look twice at it. I love Gone with the Wind and even though Scarlett has been approved and authorized by the Mitchell estate, I didn't see how it could … Continue reading T5W: 5 Books I Thought I’d Hate – but Ended Up Loving

T5W: Spring Reads – 5 Book Covers that Scream SPRING!

The weather's getting warmer, the flowers are starting to bloom and Easter candy is already appearing on store shelves even though it's only mid-March. Spring's finally here and for this week's Top 5 Wednesday spring reads freebie, I'm celebrating the start of the season by making a list of book covers that evoke spring. 1) The … Continue reading T5W: Spring Reads – 5 Book Covers that Scream SPRING!

Top 5 Wednesday: Top 5 Independent Ladies from Books

1) Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series We all know our favorite witch was responsible for saving Harry and Ron multiple times throughout the series, using the might of her mind just as much as the flick of her wand. What I love most about Hermione is that she did not care at all about impressing … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Top 5 Independent Ladies from Books