28 DoBR: Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One of the most complex and beautiful writings I've ever read. It's a classic. I got this particular book because it has the translation included from the original German as well as that version as well. The is the first part of two parts of the story. Synopsis: The best translation of Faust available, this volume provides … Continue reading 28 DoBR: Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

28 DoBR: The Essential Tales of H.P. Lovecraft by H. P. Lovecraft

Sometimes I just need to have a book to fill like I'm truly adding to my collection. This is one of those books for me. Will I ever finish adding to my library? Nope! I had grabbed a book from H.P. Lovecraft on seeing others on social media talking about him. I was aware of … Continue reading 28 DoBR: The Essential Tales of H.P. Lovecraft by H. P. Lovecraft

28 DoBR: Malleus Maleficarum, Or: The Hammer of Witches by Heinrich Godfrey Kramer

I wanted this book because of its significance to history. It happens, not much, but at times I'll purposely want a book for the historical significance, but consider it dangerous as well. This book was one of those books I wanted, but also struggled to find. I searched for years until it literally dropped in … Continue reading 28 DoBR: Malleus Maleficarum, Or: The Hammer of Witches by Heinrich Godfrey Kramer

28 DoBR: The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime by Judith Flanders

I was already aware of Victorian post-mortem photography. I was also aware of how dangerous Victorian homes could be, thanks to the internet and its many television shows, but I wasn't aware of many cases. I had already read Portrait of a Killer by Patricia Cornwell, so the synopsis mentioning this author helped me make … Continue reading 28 DoBR: The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime by Judith Flanders

28 DoBR: Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, Book 1) by Anne Rice

This book is one of the most important books, to me, I own. I know it's a beloved book in many households. Just about everyone I've ever talked to has read it and/or have seen the movie created of the same title. Interview with the Vampire came into my life when I was pretty young, … Continue reading 28 DoBR: Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, Book 1) by Anne Rice