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House of Leaves - an experimental novel and also one of my absolute favourites!

from The Huffington Post

11 Books That Will Definitely Disturb You

"The world around only mattered because people lived there and sometimes, in spite of the pain, tragedy, and degradation, even managed to triumph there."


“Little solace comes to those who grieve when thoughts keep drifting as walls keep shifting and this great blue world of ours seems a house of leaves moments before the wind.” ― Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves

from Flavorwire

10 Books to Restore Your Faith in Print

House of Leaves, Mark Z. Danielewski. Was one of the most exciting yet strangest pieces of lititure to read. He took ideas, and even words and paragraphs and manipulated them so to go along with the human mind and mood or situation in the story at that moment. Even, sometimes for reasons I couldn't see. He is defiantly an inspiration in my reading and writing.

from BuzzFeed

23 Underrated Horror Books You Have To Read ASAP

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski | 23 Underrated Books Every Horror Fan Needs To Read ASAP

from Mail Online

This triangular house with a glass balcony is nestled into a CLIFF

The unusual house is situated on the edge of a fictional cliff...


Downstairs in your house when you're the only one awake. Walking through the woods in the middle of the night. Twisty roads at night with no streetlamps. An empty motorway. A convenience store at 3am with no one inside with you. The first to arrive to an empty school. Or the last to leave. Empty public toilets.


Manihot grahamii / Hardy Tapioca / Graham's Cassava: a native of Eastern South America, from Brazil through to Argentina. I've done a quick web search and this has been successfully grown as far north as North Carolina. (This photo said it was taken in the Pacific NW).

from The Crafting Nook by Titicrafty

22 Crafty Christmas Tree Ornaments

22 Crafty Christmas Tree Ornaments | The Crafting Nook by Titicrafty


I want bleeding hearts for my new place. I had them at the side of my first house, and they were so nice!