Chances are, if you have any sort of problem, someone at some point has told you to try meditation for it. And maybe you even decided to give it a try, but quickly gave up when you were instructed to “empty your mind.” Perhaps you decided to try visualization instead, but kept populating your tranquil […]
I’m a sucker for unique expressions of magic in fantasy novels. When I found out that Rowenna Miller’s novel Torn was the story of seamstress who sews enchantments into her bespoke garments, I knew I had to read it… especially when I saw the gorgeous cover design.
Let me level with you — I don’t really like the ocean. I’m a poor swimmer, and I don’t like to be in water where I can’t stand with my feet on the floor and my head above the water. And the ocean has a ridiculous amount of creepy looking creatures in it. Other people […]
Author: Holly Black Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Little, Brown Books Pages: 384 pages Release Date: January 2, 2018 My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Overview: At the ripe age of seven, Jude and her two sisters were stolen away to Faerie after their parents are brutally murdered. Flash forward ten years, when Jude tries desperately to belong there, despite the fact that she will […]
Those of us who read fiction set in either a historic period or a fantasy world inspired by history know that we’re getting a sanitized version of reality. For the most part, we don’t actually want to think about the reality of life before our currently level of food safety, medical science, and sanitation.