Annika Barranti Klein

Annika Barranti Klein likes books, obviously.   Twitter: @noirbettie

Hot and Sweet: A Primer to Romance Terms and Tropes

What words do you need to know to find the type of romance that you want to read? We've pulled together a romance terms and tropes primer for reference.

48 Terrifying THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE Quotes By Shirley Jackson

Trust no house! Let Shirley Jackson deepen your distrust of lonesome, malevolent houses by way of these creepy THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE quotes.

Where Did Frodo Go? (Like, Did Frodo Actually Die At The End?)

Where did Frodo go? (Where didn't Frodo go? But seriously.) Does Frodo die at the end of THE LORD OF THE RINGS? Let's get into it.

Carolyn Keene and the Mystery of the Real Nancy Drew Author

Who was the real Nancy Drew author? We're taking a look at the publishing backstory of the girl detective, including the Carolyn Keene pen name.

“Thinking About Idris Elba”: Getting to Know Jasmine Guillory

THE WEDDING DATE author Jasmine Guillory fan casts her books, and talks baking, queer characters, illustrated covers, and, of course, romance.

Faceless: Wild Guesses About Plot Based On A Weird Cover Trend

What are these faceless YA books about? We're making our best guess.

10 Terrifying Works of Literary Horror

Sink your teeth into these works of literary horror.

Your Complete Guide to Shirley Jackson Books and Stories

If you're wondering where to start with Shirley Jackson books and short stories, look no further! We have your FULL guide to this prolific author.

Remake THE PRINCESS BRIDE? Inconceivable!

If THE PRINCESS BRIDE *were* to be remade, here are some ideas.

Roger Corman and Vincent Price’s Edgar Allan Poe Movies

Get to know the 1960s Corman-Poe Cycle. These Edgar Allan Poe movies were directed by Roger Corman and many starred Vincent Price.

Trending: Illustrated Romance Covers, Romcoms

Surprise! Those illustrated romance book covers might not lead you to believe they can also be steamy.

Emily Dickinson, Wild Child? Check Out the Trailer for DICKINSON

Check out the trailer for the new comedy series DICKINSON from Apple +. This reader has some thoughts about the Emily Dickinson series...

50+ Must-Read Gothic Novels and Stories

What do we mean when we talk about gothic novels and what books fall under that category? Find clarification on the pages of these must-reads.

Keanu Reeves Through Time and Space: 10 Bookish Roles He Didn’t Play

What if, instead of (or in addition to) these famous roles Keanu Reeves did play, he had also been cast in a few additional bookish roles?

50+ Must-Read Portal Fantasy Books

Fall down the rabbit hole of these must-read portal fantasy books and discover new worlds with a host of eclectic characters.