It’s National Dog Day! Of course, every day at Book Perfume is dog day, especially when I’ve got Ollie the Intern organizing my shelves for me. (And sometimes, just sometimes, trying to sink his teeth into a juicy read. Literally.) Dogs and books are two of the most important things in my life, so in … More National Dog Day: Favorite Fictional Dogs
The March Hunkness Tournament of Literary Hunks is HEATING UP! Which makes sense, really. These heroes are hot, hot, hot. Your votes have been cast, your voices have been heard, and the Elite Eighteen have been whittled down to the Nifty Nine. (And suddenly, I want nothing more than an Ocean’s 11 style movie called The Nifty … More March Hunkness Round 3: The Nifty Nine
We’re down to the sizzling six! Through two rounds of competition, we’ve had to say goodbye to some of the hottest hunks in literature, and some of these battles have been tough. Now, the six left standing are ready to face off and take this thing to the final four—yes, four. After we announce the … More March Hunkness Round Three: The Sizzling Six
The first round polls have closed and the results are in! Our Terrific 27 battled hard. There were a couple of really close calls and a couple of blowouts (poor Bhaer), but in the end, 13 literary hunks reigned victorious and are moving on to round two in Book Perfume’s first ever March Hunkness. (Silly … More March Hunkness Round Two: The Thrilling Thirteen
Happy Valentine’s Day, my fellow book lovers! This time of year when there are paper hearts, tear-jerking movies and pink-frosted cupcakes at every corner (yummy yummy yummy), I can’t help but think of my favorite fictional couples. Okay, let’s be fair. I’m kind of always thinking about my favorite fictional couples, but this time of … More Favorite Fictional Couples: Valentine’s Day Edition
The Emmy nominations were announced last week, leaving book-to-screen fans either jubilant (if you’re big into Game of Thrones) or outraged (Really? Nothing for Outlander? Really?). As Netflix and pretty much everything on PBS will show, TV adaptations of beloved books are all the rage right now, so here are some more books I would love, … More Five Books That Need to be TV Shows. Now.
Jane Eyre is without a doubt one of my favorite fictional characters of all time. She’s resilient, kind, and a bit of a spitfire. No matter what she’s going through or how emotionally fraught she is, she manages to keep on being awesome, driving her life with her own inner strength. I love that about … More Jane Eyre’s Life in Pop Songs
If you’ve ever read this blog, you’ll know that I have no shortage of literary crushes. Why else would we have a Literary Hunk of the Month? Still, the decision of who to crown reigning Hunk of February started to feel somehow more important, what with the hearts and flowers and reminders from Hallmark about … More Literary Hunk of February: Edward Fairfax Rochester