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Book Review – A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

In The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness – the first book of the All Souls Trilogy – readers meet a witch named Diana Bishop. She’s a witch who never mastered her craft and altogether avoided it for a majority of her life, mostly because she blames her parents’ death on magic.

But, of course, what a woman wants is rarely tied to fate. Through a series of accidents (at least that’s how they appear) Diana meets the vampire Matthew Clairemont and her life changes forever. 

Book Review – The Devil’s Thief by Lisa Maxwell

Genre: Fantasy Fiction Rating: 4 / 5 Note: There are NO spoilers in this review. When discussing in the comments, please provide a spoiler warning if needed. The Devil’s Thief by Lisa Maxwell picks up right where we left off in The Last Magician (read my review here). Esta and Harte are running from the […]

#2021goals

The New Year is here and I guess that means it’s time to look forward and set my goals and intentions for the year. I’ve never really been big on resolutions, but I do often use this time to set milestones or hopeful achievements for myself. I’m not looking to change who I am or seek a huge life discovery, but I do like having a plan.

The One That Looks Back at 2020

Throughout 2020, and most of 2019, I went on a bit of a personal journey where I moved out of the fog of motherhood and began to discover things I love all over again. Everyone prepares you for the sleepless nights, the non-stop diaper changes, and everything else that comes along with being a mom. But no one prepares you for how you almost forget what your hobbies are, what you enjoy doing in your “you” time that refills you.

All I Want For Christmas (Bookish Edition)

It’s Day 13 in the #WonderlandBookChallenge and the prompt for the day is “Ornament – Favorite Bookish Merch.” I do a LOT of scrolling on Etsy, so I thought this would be a good time to put together my Bookish Wishlist. These are the stores and items I keep coming back to, eventually talking myself […]

Wonderland Book Challenge

This month I am participating in the #WonderlandBookChallenge on Instagram. Each day in December has a different wintery theme, and I’ll be posting all month. I’ve really liked some of my pictures I’ve posted so far, so I thought it would be fun to post a gallery to the blog. I’ll update this throughout the […]

Book Review – You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce

Before we get into this review – go ahead and add You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce to your TBR list. 

I thoroughly enjoyed this one. I read the entire novel in about two days. A quick and easy read, but honestly I didn’t want to put it down. 

Book Review – Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Don’t let the rating fool you, I disliked every moment I spent reading Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi. This novel forced me to encounter grief and heartbreak I have shoved deep, deep, down and would have preferred to leave it there.

Book Review – Still Missing by Chevy Stevens

Genre: Fiction; Mystery; Thriller Rating: 2.5 / 5 Note: There are NO spoilers in this review. When discussing in the comments, please provide a spoiler warning if needed.  Over the past two weeks I have found it very difficult to write this review. Not because I don’t have a lot to say, I have many […]

Book Review – The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

Genre: Fiction, Horror Rating: 4.5 / 5 Note: There are NO spoilers in this review. When discussing in the comments, please provide a spoiler warning if needed.  The stars aligned with this book when Old Town Books (Alexandria, VA) hosted a readathon on the same weekend where my schedule was free and clear. It’s easily […]

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