It’s release day for World Serpent Arcanist!

This is a pretty atypical post for me, but I’m excited, so who cares! Today is the release day for Shami Stovall’s fifth installment in the Frith Chronicles, called World Serpent Arcanist. You can find the Amazon listing here! For the record, I am not being paid to promote this book, author, or series, I’m …

Discussion: Why I’m Over Predatory Romance Tropes in 2020

Hello fellow readers, today’s topic will involve predatory romance tropes so please note this content warning: tropes involving predatory and potentially abusive behavior and relationships, manipulation, allusions to abuse and assault. There is a place in romance history for predatory tropes. For many women, experiencing sexual attraction to others was and still is considered inappropriate …

Character Discussion: Volke Savan from the Frith Chronicles

Who is Volke? Volke Savan is the first person POV narrator of Shami Stovall’s Frith Chronicles. In the first book he is introduced as a determined fifteen-year-old (fifteen being the age of adulthood in his fictional world) who wants to bond with a magical creature and become an arcanist. Volke reveals early on that his …

Blogtober Day 19: Vampire Book Recommendations!

Yes, bookworms, the moment has come. My list of what books you should read to get into vampire lore and legend, a combination of creative ideas and classic tales! This list is a doozy and is absolutely not a full list of all my favorite vampire books. I’ll include a brief explanation of what kind …

Blogtober Day 16: A Peek at My Writing

Hello there! Full disclosure: This is kind of a throwaway post. I meant to post this as my day 15 of Blogtober, but the stress and depression of the past….months? I don’t rightly know, but that stress led to my not working on blog stuff yesterday or the day before really. So this post is …

Blogtober Day 11: Witchy Books Recommendations

I’d say this is a pretty typical Blogtober post, huh? Well, I’m definitely going to repeat some of these recs from if I’ve ever done a post like this before, but who cares? As follows are my best recommendations for witchy books! Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman Practical Magic tells the story of the Owens …

Blogtober Day 7: Top 5 Edgar Allen Poe Works

Hello and welcome to another self indulgent spooky themed list of my favorites! Today I’ll be listing my top five Edgar Allen Poe works. Poe was one of my favorite authors from a young age, and I have owned multiple collections of his works through the years (some very interesting illustrated ones included!). 5. The …

Blogtober Day 3: Characters I’d dress as for Halloween!

For this post’s purposes I’m limiting myself to book characters otherwise the list would probably be too long! This prompt is one I adopted from Carmen’s Reading Corner! Audrey Rose Wadsworth (Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco) I don’t think it would be hard to dress as Audrey Rose just by getting a costume …

October 2020 Goals + TBR

CODE ORANGE It’s October! It’s Halloween and spooky time! But it’s also going to be a busy busy month for me, so I’m going to try to keep this relatively short and possible to accomplish. Goal One: Post Every Day of Blogtober This is a softball for me. I’m already on a 170+ day streak …

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