This Historic Cottage Is the Poe-fect Plan for Halloween

This Historic Cottage Is the Poe-fect Plan for Halloween

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Looking for last minute, bookish Halloween plans? Live in the New York area or are you willing to travel for an author you love? Well, lucky for you, I’ve got the Poe-fect idea for you. *Exaggerated wink face*   The master of Gothic literature and dark twisted ideas is your go-to guy for Halloweekend. Edgar Allan Poe is the epitome of grim and grotesque and for that he’s pretty much one of the best in literary history. From freaky stories to hauntingly beautiful poems this man was and still is a genius. Although his past wasn’t always successful you can still …

6 Easy DIY Crafts for a Bookworm Halloween

6 Easy DIY Crafts for a Bookworm Halloween

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October is the best time of the year to fulfill your literary fantasies and create the best literary themed parties! Every book nerd needs these crafts to complete their Halloween!    1. Edgar Allan Poe Wreath   Image Via Gwen Moss Blog   Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” has inspired many eerie Halloween creations! Gwen Moss created this beautiful Halloween wreath with book pages and a raven. It’s as if Edgar Allan Poe made it himself.   2. Floating Candles Harry Potter   Image Via Amino Apps    I’m sure many of you had the Harry Potter fantasy of eating dinner …

5 Short Mysteries That You Need to Solve

5 Short Mysteries That You Need to Solve

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There’s nothing better than a good old yarn. A good old-fashioned yarn. The issue is they can take forever. It’s especially painful when you can see the ending coming. There’s nothing more pointless than reading a mystery that you know how to solve.   This list will hopefully put a stop to these mystery woes. Here are some yarns that’ll engage you but end before they overstay their welcome.   1. ‘Sredni Vashtar’ by Saki   ‘Sredni Vashtar’ tells the tale of a sickly little boy, Conradin, who concocts a theology around a god named Sredni Vashtar. Sredni Vashtar is a …

5 Spine-Chilling Coloring Books Every Horror Fan Will Die For

5 Spine-Chilling Coloring Books Every Horror Fan Will Die For

With Halloween around the corner waiting to bring us hoards of sweets and the highly anticipated ’13 Nights of Halloween’ movie marathon (Hocus Pocus is the winner), it’s never too early to celebrate.   Horror fans can mix their love of everything spooky with arts and crafts with these terrifying horror-themed coloring books!   Grab some markers, sip your favorite Pumpkin-spiced latte and check out these goodies.   1. The Beauty of Horror: A GOREgeous Coloring Book ($12)   Image Via Amazon   Described as “The Walking Dead meets The Secret Garden,” this coloring book contains intricate illustrations showcasing severed heads, monstrous beasts, …