Food and Fandom: Beauty’s Spiced Treacle Cake

Food and Fandom: Beauty’s Spiced Treacle Cake

I could go on and on about why I chose to do another Beauty-related goodie, but this one is actually inspired by something that McKinley wrote in the pages. I couldn't really find the passage again, but I'm telling you, the book mentioned spiced treacle cake, and I totally hopped up on the idea! Beauty by Robin McKinley is [...]

Season 1, Episode 2: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Season 1, Episode 2: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Fableulous Retellings Podcast is up with its latest episode! This week, we tackle Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Thorns and Roses, a popular new adult series in the fantasy circuit. Listen to us giggle about the new adulty-ness of the text and discuss the importance of food descriptions in the fairy world. And, of [...]

Beauty, Beast, and Sexy Times || A Court of Thorns and Roses Review

Beauty, Beast, and Sexy Times || A Court of Thorns and Roses Review

Initial Thoughts: I feel conflicted about this book. I so very wished that it was just a damn standalone because AS A STAND-ALONE I CONDONE THE SHENANIGANS A LITTLE BIT. What drove me nuts was the hint of a love triangle. OF COURSE that's what would drive me nuts. A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES [...]