The Calico Books


Title: And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich Pages: 352 Genres: YA, Paranormal, Horror, Mystery Published by: Little Brown Books for Young Readers (Sept. 6th, 2016) Summary Stay away from the woods… When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt’s home, it’s immediately clear that the manor is cursed. The endless creaking of the house at night and the eerie stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, but there are secrets… Read More

Hello!  Today I’m going to be doing the Fall Book Tag!  It was created by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm, and I discovered it over at Arwa’s blog, One’s Peculiar. Alright, let’s get started: RULES:  Please link back to  Bionic Book Worm, as the creator of this tag!!  Use the graphics – if you want 🙂 Have fun! I thought Replica by Lauren Oliver was such a unique and intriguing read! From the format to the… Read More

  I love Halloween movies! I’m also a big scaredy-cat.  So, when I saw Anna @ The Bursting Bookshelf’s prompt for Blogoween, I just new I had to participate.  Today’s topic is my Top 5 Non-Horror Halloween Movies! Okay, here we go!

Hey everyone!  So, I wasn’t planning on participating in the Spookathon this year, because I was already been planning on doing the Sbooktober readathon, and I just didn’t know if I would be up for two readathons back-to-back.  That being said, I feel like I’ve really been lacking with my reading this month, and I’ve decided maybe back-to-back readathons are just what I need!  So, I’m going for it! The Spookathon started yesterday,… Read More

It’s time for another Blogtober Book Quote!  Today’s quote comes from one of my October TBR picks, and that is The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury!  I love how descriptive and atmospheric this quote is.  It just feels so much like Halloween! Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows’ Eve. Everything seemed cut from soft black… Read More

Title: Sunrise Cabin by Stacey Donovan Pages: 346 Genres: Romance, Contemporary Published by: Hallmark Publishing (Sept. 16th, 2018) Summary Two very different people… One very special place. Dylan’s an overworked investment banker. Paige is a free-spirited first-grade teacher. From the first time they meet, these two opposites attract. Meanwhile, the cabin Paige is renting has gone up for sale. She loves living there, and she just might be able to buy it—if she finally achieves her dream… Read More

Hey everyone! Today I’m doing the Spooky Scary Book Tag! This tag was created by Shelby @ Clever Fox.  I wasn’t tagged by anyone to do this, but I was looking for a festive book tag to do, and this one seemed perfect! Okay, let’s get started! 1. What goes bump in the night? Name a book that has legitimately scared you while reading it. I definitely have to go with The Diviners… Read More

Hello! I absolutely love decorating for the different seasons and holidays! It always gets me in such a festive mood. Today I’m going to be sharing with you all my autumnal bookshelf decorations!

We are now ten days into Blogtober, and today I am back with another post for Blogoween!  I thought today’s prompt, hosted by Camilla @ The Reader in the Attic, was so perfect for Halloween, which is Local Supernaturals Who Demand a Book.  Basically, with this prompt, you can share scary stories about supernatural experiences that have happened where you live, or even to you! Today, I’m going to be sharing a… Read More

Hello!  Today I am back with another Blogtober Book Quote.  Today I’m sharing Robert Frost’s iconic poem, The Road Not Taken.  There’s just something about this poem that I have always appreciated it.  While I realize this poem isn’t super seasonal, it just reminds me of autumn so much. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down… Read More