The Battle for Prythian || A Court of Wings and Ruin Review

The Battle for Prythian || A Court of Wings and Ruin Review

Initial Thoughts Ya know...as an end to the Feyre party, I think it was fitting. I liked aspects of the book well enough, and the end was definitely engaging enough to warrant a lot of "OMG" moments. It wasn't my favorite of the trilogy, for many reasons (some of which I had previously applauded in [...]

Stories from the Grishaverse || The Language of Thorns Review

Stories from the Grishaverse || The Language of Thorns Review

Initial Thoughts I think at this point Leigh Bardugo can do no wrong. She can write me a retelling of a lamb moussaka recipe and it'll probably be poetic. Honestly, though, this collection of fairy tales inspired by the different places in her Grishaverse is precious, and I loved every piece (some more than others). [...]

WRITING: Three Dresses

Intro: So I did a freewrite with my students, because honestly, it's one of the few times I write creatively these days, and because the topic was "Fairy Tales," I decided to write alongside them. It's good exercise, and I'm trying to do a creative writing assignment for one of my summer classes in a [...]

Danger in the Wildwood || Among the Beasts and Briars Review

Danger in the Wildwood || Among the Beasts and Briars Review

Happy Christmas Eve! I'm practically trying to do last-minute baking today, so not much reading lately, but I do have some end-of-the-year stuff to sort out before January gets away from me again! Of course, most of my blogging end-of-year things are book reviews. But what else is new? Initial Thoughts: For all intents and [...]