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The Keys to Bookish Skeleton Decor

There’s something about old, leather-bound books that just screams Halloween. A dusty, old tome conjures up images of a witch’s finger skimming through their Grimoire to find the perfect hex or some unsuspecting colonial being accused of signing the Devil’s Book. What damning magic can be found within these pages? What haunting tales do these… Continue reading The Keys to Bookish Skeleton Decor

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100+ Subscribers! Thank Yous & Some News :)

Dearest Lit & Love Subscribers, Wow! We can’t believe that we have over a hundred people following our humble little blog. We just wanted to write a quick note to thank you so much for following our site. Whether you found us back in April when we started or are new to us, we couldn’t… Continue reading 100+ Subscribers! Thank Yous & Some News đź™‚

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Transitions and the Hero’s Quest

Oh, hi blogworld. Much like Amy, I’ve been away and busy. This has been a summer of transitions. Which got me thinking in a bookish way. I have a new place, and while I had more furniture than I needed to fill it, I was left with no coffee table. At the end of moving… Continue reading Transitions and the Hero’s Quest

Book Reviews

Of Monsters and Men: Review of This Savage Song

“It doesn’t matter if you’re monster or human. Living hurts.” Title: This Savage Song  (Monsters of Verity #1) Author: Victoria (V.E.) Schwab Publication Date: July 5, 2016 Genre: Fantasy/Dystopian Rating: 5 out of 5 hearts Read if You Liked: The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Grisha Trilogy, really any dystopian but with a hint of fantasy Anyone… Continue reading Of Monsters and Men: Review of This Savage Song

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Good Vs. Evil: Reading Habits

My reading habits have been described as obsessive, enviable, irritating, and impressive. Most of the people in my life would tell you that I read more than anyone they know. I’ve always considered this a point of pride! But sometimes you have to examine a relationship to see if it’s healthy. Let’s check in on my… Continue reading Good Vs. Evil: Reading Habits

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Feast Your Eyes- Favorite Food & Drink with Literature

There are not a lot of things I enjoy more than a plate heaped high with a nice cheese assortment to nibble on while I’m reading. Cheese plates have become my staple  while reading or writing- a fact supported by the plate of beef jerky, goat cheese, and crackers I’m eating while writing this! Amy‘s… Continue reading Feast Your Eyes- Favorite Food & Drink with Literature

Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd: Solicitude

In the crazy events of the past couple weeks, I think we could all use a little more solicitude. Here at Lit & Love, we’re stockpiling words in an effort to celebrate and expand our vocabulary. Every Wednesday we post a word we love: words we discover in our readings, words we stumble across in our conversations, or sometimes words… Continue reading Word Nerd: Solicitude