Wyrd & Wonder

Fantasy poems

image by Svetlana Alyuk on 123RF.com I love poetry and some of my favorite poems have fantastical elements in them. I'm going to share a few poems that I love and feel free to recommend me some of your faves. Let's start with a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, I think every fantasy fan is familiar with this one:… Continue reading Fantasy poems

Wyrd & Wonder

Wyrd & Wonder: We’re Going on an Adventure

image by Svetlana Alyuk on 123RF.com Wyrd & Wonder challenge prompt #1: We’re going on an adventure In yesterday's post I wrote a few possible books that I might read but today I want to make a proper list of the books to read and also movies to watch. Books that I'm definitely reading: Yesterday I finished re-reading… Continue reading Wyrd & Wonder: We’re Going on an Adventure

Reviews

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk of the Air #1)

Jude was seven when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son… Continue reading The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk of the Air #1)

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab (WITH SPOILERS)

A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab (WITH SPOILERS)

Wrap Up

A bit of regency and a bit of chess: January 2021 Wrap Up!

Is it just me, or was this a really long month? I feel like years have passed since the New Year's Day. My GR reading goal for this year is 50 books and I started out pretty well - the challenge currently says '2 books ahead of schedule', so I'm doing better than last year.… Continue reading A bit of regency and a bit of chess: January 2021 Wrap Up!

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The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons #2) by Julia Quinn

1814 promises to be another eventful season, but not, this author believes, for Anthony Bridgerton, London's most elusive bachelor, who has shown no indication that he plans to marry.And in truth, why should he? When it comes to playing the consummate rake, nobody does it better...—Lady Whistledown's Society Papers, April 1814But this time, the gossip columnists… Continue reading The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons #2) by Julia Quinn

Readathon

The Friends Readathon

Considering that I barely made the 2020 Goodreads challenge, I'm gonna start this year off with the Friends Readathon (hosted by @tyraandthebooks) and get ahead of the challenge now. There's something about readathons that inspires me to read more, especially if they have fun challenges - and this one definitely has that: every challenge is… Continue reading The Friends Readathon