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Piranesi

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke opens in a disorienting, alternate reality-type setting, with a main character who is submerged in waves in a grand house. The book then proceeds to unravel the mysteries behind this strange place over the next two hundred pages or so. If you’re into riddles and logic problems, you’ve probably come across …

           

25 Literary Halloween Costumes for Adults

It’s that spooktacular time of the year again, which means once more the desperate scramble to find a perfect Halloween costume. If you’re looking for literary halloween costume ideas for adults, you’ve come to the right place. Lucky for us book loving people, we have an array colorful characters to choose from. And because book-ish …

        

The Glass Hotel

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel has been high on my shortlist of books to read for some time now. I loved Station Eleven, and The Glass Hotel loops in one of the minor characters from Station Eleven, Leon Prevant. Though, this book is exists in an alternate reality where the Georgia Flu …

           

Deacon King Kong

Deacon King Kong by James McBride is not the type of book I ordinarily would have chosen for myself. If it hadn’t popped up on Oprah’s book club, I probably wouldn’t have given it much consideration. Of course, having read it, I’m really glad I did and I hope others give it a shot, too. …

                 

15 Literary Gifts for Book Lovers Under $12

With the holidays coming up, it’s time for the Bookish Holiday Gift Guide, featuring literary and bookish gifts and stocking stuffers unger $12 for all those bookworms out there! Enjoy and happy holidays! This post contains affiliate links, where The Bibliofile earns for qualifying purchases. Thank you for your support! Note that prices listed are …