Birthday Giveaway & Book Review: Blood Diva, by V. M. Gautier

What if one of Paris’s most elegant, most sought-after demimondaines lived the life of the girl about town as a vampire in modern-day Brooklyn? V. M. Gautier dares to ask that question and has spun a very believable tale of the life Marie Duplessis might live as one of the undead in her slickly written new novel, Blood Diva. Read More Birthday Giveaway & Book Review: Blood Diva, by V. M. Gautier

Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

I love the idea of dressing up for Halloween. I get these grand elaborate plans going in my head and then, due to various delays and inexcusable procrastination, I end up doing something totally mundane. Read More Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

Retro Recap: Buffy the Vampire Slayer S4.E20 — “The Yoko Factor”

“You feel smothered. Trapped like an animal. Pure in its ferocity. Unable to actualize the feelings within. Clinging to one truth, like a flame, struggling to burn within an enclosed glass: that a beast this powerful cannot be contained. Inevitably, it will break free and savage the land again. I will make you whole again, make you savage.”

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Recap: The Vampire Diaries, Episode 3.2, “Hybrid”

It’s that time of the week again, where we indulge in our latest romangsty vampire show! What shenanigans has our latest installment of TVD brought us? If you’ll recall, previously on The Vampiaries, QoB told us all about the latest drama in Mystic Falls: Stefan is a sad ripper, Klaus is making hybrids, and Mrs. Mayor Lockwood threw the lockdown on Caroline, amongst other things.  Read More Recap: The Vampire Diaries, Episode 3.2, “Hybrid”

Lunchtime Poll – 3/2

I have the most boring dreams.  99% of the time they are about things I do every day.  If I’m nervous about say, an upcoming test, I’ll have a dream where I do badly on the test.  You don’t need Freud to interpret that shiz.  There are never any celebrities, I’m never some badass Buffy fighting a vampire.  The only time I remember flying in a dream was when I had chicken pox in the 6th grade.  Bo-ring.  So what about you readers? Tell me about your dreams.  Exciting? Boring? Lots of dreams of flying or falling? Sexy celebrities? Or are you just as soporific as I am? Read More Lunchtime Poll – 3/2