Review: The Black Tulip

Happy Thursday! I just finished reading The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas, and I have some incongruous feelings about it. But first, I'll give you a quick idea of what the book was about: This novel begins with the execution of the Grand Pensionary of Germany, Johan de Witt, and his brother Cornelius, in 1672. The two [...]

Review: The Scapegoat

I realized my love for Daphne du Maurier's work while reading Rebecca last summer. Du Maurier lured me into her novel with beguilingly beautiful prose and eloquent descriptions. I found myself wishing to revisit her tone and writing style this summer, so I checked out a copy of The Scapegoat from the library. It was [...]

Review: At the Sign of the Jack O’Lantern

Hello! If you've read my latest post on the additions to my vintage book collection, then you saw that I recently purchased At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed. I have never heard of this book before nor am I familiar with the author, but the book was quite interesting appearance-wise (though [...]