Today is Father’s Day and while we recognize how great our own fathers are, let’s take a break and recognize these memorable literary fathers, with comforting words on the side (some statements may come from a Huffington Post article):Continue reading “Top Memorable Literary Fathers”
While ghost stories are primarily connected with Halloween, reading ghost stories on Christmas is a tradition that goes back to Victorian times. Of course, there is the famous Christmas ghost story of them all, A Christmas Story by Charles Dickens, but other classic authors, such as Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins, would take the time to write a ghostly tale during the Christmas season,. People would gather by the roaring fire and read ghostly tales that would bring a different chill down their spine.
So if you are interested in upkeeping in this unique but joyous tradition but don’t know which ghost stories to start with, here are some ghostly tales that will help ring in the Christmas season in Victorian style:Continue reading “Reading Ghost Stories: A Christmas Tradition”
All your shopping and cooking is done, now it is time to wind down, sit in your comfiest chair and snuggle up with a good book. And there is no better way to celebrate the holiday season with an intriguing holiday read (besides The Christmas Carol). Some will warm your heart and others will chill you to the bone. Either way, these books will keep you entertained through the holiday season: