Scientifick Fairies || The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland Review

Scientifick Fairies || The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland Review

Initial Thoughts:  With a long title and each chapter having cutesy little summaries, you're expecting a children's book. But holy heck, things turned dark and twisty, and the writing is seamless and effortless and HOW DOES VALENTE DO IT, DAMMIT. THE GIRL WHO CIRCUMNAVIGATED FAIRYLAND IN A SHIP OF HER OWN MAKING by Catherynne M. [...]

Road to Midnight || The Winter of the Witch Review

Road to Midnight || The Winter of the Witch Review

Initial Thoughts:  Finishing this book was like letting out the biggest sigh of awe and wonder. This book was a culmination of stories from the beginning of the trilogy, with a resolution that quite honestly made me tear up with satisfaction. Also, say what you will about the secondary romance element, but in a story [...]

Mini Reviews: Beastkeeper, Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Mini Reviews: Beastkeeper, Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

More TL:DRs for ya! After these mini-reviews, I'm actually pretty caught up with my reading list. Thank goodness for that! Beastkeeper has been on my reading list for a while now, and while it didn't make the Fableulous Retellings podcast discussion, it was still an interesting take on the Beauty and the Beast tale. I [...]

Book Traveling Thursday: Ella Enchanted

Book Traveling Thursday: Ella Enchanted

Book Traveling Thursday is a book meme that involves book covers from different parts of the world. Rules include picking a book according to the theme and then posting the original covers, covers from your country, your favorite covers, and your least favorite covers. This week, the theme is: “Mickey Mouse's Birthday is November 18th, so to [...]