Book Review: The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Summary: Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. In this city, no one keeps tabs on secrets better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier, Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. But when the all-powerful society, the Order of Babel,... Continue Reading →

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Friday Favorite Five: Fairytale Retellings

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Fairytale Retellings I really love a great retelling of a fairytale. Whether it's retelling the tale straight forwardly, adding some new twist, or it's only marginally recognizable as the original story, there are so many interesting ways to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Sisters of the Fire by Kim Wilkins

Summary: Four years have passed since the five royal sisters—daughters of the king—worked together to restore their father to health and to the throne while fracturing the bonds among themselves almost irreparably. Only Bluebell remains at home, dutifully serving as heir to her father’s kingdom. Rose has been cast aside by her former husband and... Continue Reading →

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. It's been four weeks since the bloody showdown at Black Mesa, and Maggie Hoskie, Diné monster hunter, is trying to make the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Purls and Potions by Nancy Warren

Summary: Romance is in the air on Harrington Street, Oxford. Detective Inspector Ian Chisholm is finally showing interest in Lucy, though the members of the vampire knitting club aren’t too thrilled to have the police hanging around so close to Cardinal Woolsey’s yarn shop. Up the street at Frogg Books, shop assistant Alice is in... Continue Reading →

This Week in Reading: Not Much Progress Redux

Well, last week was another tough one. I didn't get much reading done at all the first four days of the week because I was busy dealing with car stuff. And then I didn't get much reading done this weekend because I was busy reorganizing a large chunk of my books which involved moving a... Continue Reading →

Shabby Sunday: Cupid and Psyche A Love Story by Edna Barth

Shabby Sunday is a meme created by Mischenko at ReadRantRock&Roll with the aim of sharing some vintage or older books in our collections. Please check out this wonderful blog when you have a chance! I think this is a fabulous idea so I decided to join in this Sunday and may do so some other... Continue Reading →

Weekend Plans: Some Bookish and Some Non-bookish Things

Happy Saturday everyone! Hope you all are geared up to enjoy your weekend in one way or another. I'm still really behind in reading and writing up reviews so I thought I'd do a bit of an update post today. I'm feeling a lot better from last week, most of my anxiety is back to... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Original Fantasy Movies

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here.   Favorite Five Original Fantasy Movies I've covered my favorite five book to film adaptations, but I'm here today to mention some of my favorite fantasy films that were not adaptations because I just can't get enough of talking about... Continue Reading →

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