IF YOU LIKED THIS YOU’LL LIKE THIS: LET’S GET GOTHIC

Hey guys, today I’m coming at you with some gothic recommendations. I don’t think I’ve ever recommended gothic style books, and even though we’re nowhere near Halloween I figured I’d give it a shot! 

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Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children, #2)

DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONE

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FRANKENSTEIN & DRACULA

Just ask anyone who’s read Down Among The Sticks and Bones and they’ll tell you that it felt exactly like a mix of Frankenstein &  Dracula with some social commentary on the side.

I really love DATSAB and every time I read it I get something different out of it. I’ll be honest I’ve never been particularly interested in Frankenstein or Dracula, so unless I had to read them for class, this book would probably be the only reason I picked them up. I thought it was really interesting how the two worlds can co-exist so it would be really interesting how they fair apart too, in their seperate novels.

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Jane Eyre

JANE EYRE

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Northanger Abbey

NORTHANGER ABBEY

If you like Jane Eyre then Northanger Abbey (Jane Austen) is going to be right up your alley! Both these books have a very similar, dark and dramatic vibe to them. They have two very intelligent and forward-thinking MCs (main characters) but, the characters also have quite overactive imaginations.

Also, as a plus, both of these are pretty funny so if you’re looking for something dramatic, gothic and worth a laugh, this is the book for you!

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DO YOU ENJOY GOTHIC NOVELS? HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT CLASSICS?

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