Why Elena Gilbert is a Better Character in The Vampire Diaries Books

For today’s post, I have decided to share my thoughts on why the book version of Elena from The Vampire Diaries is superior to her television show counterpart!   This post is partially inspired by different YouTube videos that I have recently seen comparing the novels to the series.   In those videos, the opinion…

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A Very Biased Ranking of All 8 Seasons of Charmed!

For today’s post, I have decided to share my personal ranking of all the seasons of my favorite television show of all time, Charmed!    For the record, that is the original one from 1998, I refused to watch the reboot (for many reasons).   This will be an incredibly biased list and is subject…

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Why Cole Turner Was Always Phoebe Halliwell’s Truest Love

For today’s post, I have decided to do a bit of a follow-up to a post from last year.    I want to take a look at why Cole Turner was always meant to be Phoebe Halliwell’s truest of loves.    Now, in that other post, I went over why they were in fact the…

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Luna Lovegood, Quirky Creative Icon

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss one of my all-time favorite Harry Potter characters. Luna Lovegood is first introduced to readers in the fifth book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. She is initially described as a very eccentric Ravenclaw girl who is in Ginny’s year, often being…

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Favorite Male Vampire Characters

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at some of my favorite male vampire characters, in no particular ranking. Dracula ~Dracula is the most obvious choice of male vampire character to list as a favorite.   He is the eponymous character of the novel that really cemented the vampire as the favorite…

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Vanessa Ives, Penny Dreadful Vixen

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to feature Vanessa Ives from the Showtime series Penny Dreadful.   As I have recently been re-watching the series, it really struck me that Vanessa is an ideal figure to feature for Femme Fatale Friday, especially during October!   A word of caution, there will be…

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Victorian Gothic Vibes in Films

For today’s post, I have decided to do a list of films that have a Victorian Gothic vibe about them.   It will not be a countdown, just a list of nine films that fit this vibe for those who, like myself, adore the Victorian Gothic feel! ~Bram Stoker’s Dracula~ ~My favorite filmed version of…

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The Vampire Diaries Novels Ranked

For today’s post, I have decided to do a ranking of all of The Vampire Diaries novels.   By all, I mean the first seven, as those were the ones actually written by L.J. Smith.   The other six were ghost-written with a different plot because Smith did not own the rights to her characters…

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Vampire Seduction Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem. Vampire Seduction by Maranda Wabik A bite on the neck A kiss on the lips An embrace That seduces And reduces You to trembling flesh Hypnotic eyes Entrance And enhance The desires To stoke The fire! Will you come Play in the Shadows  With me?…

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Charmed as a Love Child of The Craft and Practical Magic

For today’s post, I have decided to share my thoughts about how Charmed is related to both The Craft and Practical Magic.   I have heard that many fans of The Craft feel a need to disparage Charmed as a series due to the similarities in content. In truth, while I see the connections that…

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