Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother. Once they were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls’ lives have been cut short.
Begins with Simon Snow, an orphan and magician, returning to his last year at Watford School of Magicks to finish his studies and hopefully finish off the magic-eating monster that has been threatening his safety as well as the existence of a magical world as they know it.
I finished reading Things in Jars by Jess Kidd. These are my thoughts based on my reading.
This book has been in my TBR pile forever, lost in the other piles of unread galleys but I finally got through it and I regret not doing it sooner— but at the same time…. I believe everything has its time.
Among the oldest and most popular mythical beings, mermaids and other merfolk have captured the imagination since long before Ariel sold her voice to a sea witch in the beloved Disney film adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.”
It has been awhile since I’ve read a nonfiction book but In Oceans Deep by Bill Streever did not disappoint. It was a wild and informative ride about a topic I had little knowledge of. When I picked out this book, despite my fascination with the ocean, I could see it was a topic that […]
Soul of the Sword follows the tale of Yumeko, a half-breed Kitsune (fox) demon who has vowed to save her companion, Kage Tatsumi from Hakaimomo’s demonic possession.
There is a Wild Man who lives in the deep quiet of Greenhollow, and he listens to the wood. Tobias, tethered to the forest, does not dwell on his past life, but he lives a perfectly unremarkable existence with his cottage, his cat, and his dryads.
“Every story has four parts: the beginning, the middle, the almost-ending, and the true ending. Unfortunately, not everyone gets a true ending. Most people give up at the part of the story where things are the worst, when the situation feels hopeless, but that is where hope is needed most. Only those who persevere can find their true ending.”
“Mother knows best” takes on a sinister new meaning in this unsettling thriller perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman and Grimms’ Fairy Tales.