First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything … Continue reading First Lines Friday: 1/14/22
A few bookish giveaways that might interest urban fantasy fans. Continue reading 3 Urban Fantasy Giveaways Worth Checking Out
Discovering a new urban fantasy book is always good. But finding a completed urban fantasy series that keeps up its quality in later books is even better. I just completed the Shadowchasers trilogy by Seressia Glass, and it’s one of those series. Continue reading Binge This Book Series: Shadowchasers by Seressia Glass
When I first tried Scaredy Cat Bingo last year, I had fun but didn’t get a bingo. (I’m a very scattered, mood-based reader.) That changes this year though. Check out this bingo board! I won, and I managed it before my goal of Halloween.🎃 Let’s talk about the books that helped me get there. Succulents and Spells by Andi C. Buchanan This book may have … Continue reading Scaredy Cat Bingo Update: Complete!
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything … Continue reading First Lines Friday: 10/22/21
I’m making some progress on my book bingo board. Check it out! My recent reads include: The Wizard’s Butler by Nathan Lowell I loved this one. I always enjoy stories that shine the spotlight on a character archetype that’s usually in the background: in this case, a butler. Not that the main character started out as a butler. He just needed a job and didn’t … Continue reading Scaredy Cat Bingo Update: Werewolves, Wizards, and Butlers
Man, October is going by fast. Like I mentioned earlier this month, I’m participating in the Scaredy Cat Bingo reading challenge, and if I want to get a bingo by the 31st, I need to get moving. Here’s my current board: I’ve got two new additions since last week. The first is Biggs, Myer, and the Vampire by E.M. Lacey, which fits nicely on the … Continue reading Demons, Vampires, and Lawyers: A Scaredy Cat Bingo Update
Nothing makes a woman brave except getting on with the business of daily life.
A compelling gothic fairytale by bruja and award-winning writer Maria DeBlassie. Continue reading An Excerpt from Weep, Woman, Weep by Maria DeBlassie
Scaredy Cat Bingo is my favorite reading challenge. It just has so many great categories for urban fantasy books. Created by Cats Luv Coffee Book Reviews, it runs all year, but I like to do it in October because it has such cute Halloween vibes. Since it does run all year, I don’t feel bad pre-adding a few books that I finished earlier this year … Continue reading Who’s Doing Scaredy Cat Bingo This Year?
Leaves are falling, the weather is cooling down, and Halloween is around the corner. It’s the perfect time for a ghost story. If you’re looking to feel truly terrified, then this isn’t the list for you. But if you want just a hint of spookiness, here are four great books to add to your fall to-read list. Each one features ghosts and an atmosphere that’s … Continue reading 4 Cozy Ghost Stories to curl up with this Autumn