Book Reviews for Summer 2019

In case anyone was wondering, the answer is yes. I am still alive. And in case no one was wondering… well, I’m still alive anyway. Summer is hardly the time for staying cooped up indoors and composing new blog posts, is it? But summer is pretty much over now. I am now at leisure toContinue reading “Book Reviews for Summer 2019”

Book Reviews for February 2019

“Groundhog found fog. New snows and blue toes. Fine and dandy for Valentine candy. Snow spittin’; if you’re not mitten-smitten, you’ll be frostbitten! By jing-y feels spring-y.” The Old Farmer’s Almanac It isn’t quite feeling spring-y, yet. But February is mercifully behind us, so perhaps there is hope. Here are my book reviews for theContinue reading “Book Reviews for February 2019”

Book Reviews for October

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” -L.M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables) By the books, it’s been an eclectic month. I’ve been from North Korea, to fairy land, to ancient Egypt, to dystopia. There’s no frigate like a book, as Emily Dickinson reminded us. Meanwhile, it’s actually gotten aroundContinue reading “Book Reviews for October”

Book Reviews For August

Usually, I write (or at least sketch out) my reviews as soon as I’ve finished the books I’m reading. This month, I was lazy and did not do that. I did tally eight titles read in August, though. So at least I was just writing lazy, and not reading lazy. Either way, prepare yourselves forContinue reading “Book Reviews For August”

Book Reviews for March

I haven’t had much oomph to give blogging the past week or two, but apparently if there’s one thing I can scrape together, it’s a book review post. Hex Breaker, by Taryn Noelle Kloeden Epic fantasy with an earthy, mythical essence. There’s a lot going on— wolves and zombies and wars, oh my!— but allContinue reading “Book Reviews for March”

10 Fantabulous Fairy Tale Adaptations

“I wrote this story for you, but when I began it I had not realized that girls grow quicker than books. As a result you are already too old for fairy tales, and by the time it is printed and bound you will be older still. But some day you will be old enough toContinue reading “10 Fantabulous Fairy Tale Adaptations”