The Calico Books


Welcome back to Movie Monday! A feature on my blog where I compare and discuss books and their movie or television adaptation! Today I’m discussing the 1999 movie, The Haunting, based off of the book by Shirley Jackson called The Haunting of Hill House.

Hey everyone!  Today, I’ve got a super fun tag to do.  With Halloween so close, I thought it would be the perfect time to do the Hocus Pocus book tag!  The tag was created by Katie at Never Not Reading, and I was tagged by Danielle over at The Introverted Book Nerd.  Thank you so much for tagging me!!  I love Halloween, and like many, Hocus Pocus is a Halloween classic, and a movie I… Read More

Title: The Haunting of Hill House Pages: 182 Genres: Horror, Classic, Mystery, Fiction Published by: Penguin Classics (Nov. 28, 2006 [originally 1959]) Summary The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult… Read More

GUYS! I’m so excited Wonderless Reviews is hosting another Halloween readathon this year, and I am pumped!  I had so much fun participating last year, and I know I’m going to love it this year, too.  Plus, I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump these past few weeks, and I think a readathon is just the thing I need to bring me out of it.  So, today, I’m going to… Read More

Hey everyone!  So, I wanted to let you all know that I’m going to be participating in the Halloween Read-A-Thon hosted by Lauren @ Wonderless Reviews.  I love Halloween! I think it is such a fun holiday, and I absolutely love reading spooky, atmospheric books in October, and so when I saw this read-a-thon, I just knew I had to participate!  Be sure and check out Lauren’s blog to get all of the details!… Read More