Valentine’s Day 2017 Recommendations

We’re finally in February. Do you know what that means? Well, first of all, I finally got to show you the insane amount of books I got last month (you can find my haul here). But the most important aspect about February is, obviously, Valentine’s Day! So here are some recommendations:

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The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo is a historical romance set in colonial Malaya. It has a lot of paranormal aspects and isn’t too heavy on romance, therefore, if you’re not very fond of cheesy books, this is the perfect book for you!

I have also reviewed this book, you can find it here.

19288043Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn is, hands down, one of my favourite books. It’s an award winning thriller about a seemingly perfect marriage.

If you want to read something that might be romance-related but only shows its faults, this is the book for you!

15507958Me Before You by Jojo Moyes is a sad, sad romance. If you want to spend Valentine’s Day crying, read this.

But it’s a great book, trust me.

Want to see my review? You can find it here.

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Have a YA craving? Don’t worry, I’ve also got a book for you. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green tells a heart breaking tale about several cancer patients. It has earned several awards and is considered one of the best young adult novels out there.

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But what about… non-romantic books? Don’t worry, I also have one of those.

First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson #1) by Darynda Jones is an erotic book with a lot of funny and paranormal aspects.

10566Need more Stephen King books in your life? Look no further. Lisey’s Story  is about a widow’s life years after her husband passed away. It’s a romance ‘Stephen King’ style. I’m currently reading it and trust me, it won’t let you down.

But… what about graphic novels?

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Saga, Vol. 1 by Brain K. Vaughan is a fantasy book about two soldiers and their lives after they fall in love. It’s one of the best books I’ve read this year . It’s definitely worth your time.

And what if you don’t want to read? What if you want to enjoy a movie? No need to worry, I also have movies for you.

Stardust (2007) is a movie I used to watch all the time as a child. I watched it once again a few months ago and trust me, the magic’s still there. I will never fall out of love with this movie; it tells the story of a man who encounters a fallen star and their story. It has a romantic sub-plot and it’s great. Give this movie a go, it deserves all the love in the world.

 

 

What if western made movies aren’t your kind of thing?

The Wind Rises (2013) is a Studio Ghibli film that features a love story that you will certainly fall in love with. I highly recommend this, it’s one of my favourite films of all time.

My Halloween Recommendations 2016

The Shining by Stephen King is a great spooky book that will definitely get you in the mood for Halloween.

You can find my full review here: https://thatonenerdygirlblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/12/the-shining-book-review/

12977531Want to read but don’t really have time for a full book? The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe is a great short story that I highly recommend.

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Don’t want to read something paranormal? Game, the second book of the I Hunt Killers trilogy is a great gory book that I absolutely loved.

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Want a good movie? Coraline is a great creepy movie that I’ll definitely re-watch during the Halloween night. The art is absolutely beautiful and also looks childish however the plot reveals that it’s anything but a children’s movie.

Have to do work and don’t have time to read or to watch a movie? Don’t worry, you can still enjoy spooky stuff. There’s a great creepypasta reader called CreepsMcPasta whose readings I highly suggest. Here’s a link: https://www.youtube.com/user/CreepsMcPasta

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