Saturday Morning Wrap Up 28/9

Overview This week I’ve actually managed to be quite productive here in the blogger world! Mostly this is due to a few unexpectedly canceled work shifts that gave me a bit more free time. I’ve started some exciting books, and I’m making lots of plans for Blogtober! Anyone else participating? What am I reading? Pride …

Review: Nobody’s Duke by Scarlett Scott

I’m going to be trying out a new review format in this post, please let me know in the comments if you enjoy it! What’s Nobody’s Duke about? Nobody’s Duke by Scarlett Scott is about a Duchess named Ara and a Duke’s bastard son named Clay. Ara’s husband has been killed by Fenians, members of …

Deerbrook, Final Review

Deerbrook by Harriet Martineau is about the neighborhood politics of Deerbrook following the arrival of their new surgeon, Edward Hope. Hope’s new bride, Hester, and her sister Margaret Ibbotson are cousins to a prominent family in the neighborhood, the Greys. This immediately puts them at odds with another prominent family, the Rowlands. Much of the …

The Sagas and Shit: Flash Review

This book is hilarious, there’s just no way around that The illustrations are adorable, and always relevant It’s clear from various mentions that the author really does understand both medieval and modern Icelandic culture The author reveals himself to be LGBT during one of the sagas, so that’s cool! Altogether, the book is definitely a …

Fairy Tale Retellings: A List

Hello fellow bookworms! This post will be exactly what the title says: a list of some of the fairy tale retellings that are out there that I whole-heartedly recommend! My All Time Favorites “I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a …

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