Review: Literary Witches by Taisia Kitaiskaia (Illustrated by Katy Horan)


Publication: October 10th 2017
Publisher: Seal Press
Pages: 128 pages
Source: Christmas Gift
Genre: Non-Fiction, Feminism, Biography
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤

Literary Witches is an odd book. When one thinks of women writers one doesn’t usually think of them as witches (or at least all of them, arguably some of them have that aura about them). But Kitaiskaia and Horan saw something in women writers that was magical, and after reading their book I can’t help but see it as well. Continue reading


Review: Toil & Trouble – Anthology


Publication: August 28th 2018
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Pages:  480 pages
Source: Library
Genre: Fiction, Short Story, Anthology, YA, Paranormal
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤

“You understand the truth, though, don’t you? The most terrifying thing in the world is a girl with power. That’s why they watch us burn,” (“Why They Watch Us Burn, May, Elizabeth 392).

This anthology has been popping up on my bookstagram for quite a while and as a lover of all things witchy and feminist and anything that combines the two, I was excited to get my hands on it. I remember reading a lot of paranormal YA anthologies when I was in high school and was excited to see how much they’ve changed since then Continue reading

Movie Alert!/Trailer Thursday


Movie Alert is a book meme hosted by me to show trailers for different book to movie/tv show adaptions. Feel free to use it, just make sure to credit my blog!

Hello bookworms! Could it really be time for another Movie Alert!/Trailer Thursday? It is!

I don’t know if this technically counts since Sabrina the Teenage Witch started out a t.v. show, but this new Netflix miniseries is based on the graphic novel series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina so I’m counting it! Continue reading

Library Loot


Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library.

Time for another Library Loot! It isn’t that I’ve been lazy about posting these, it’s that my holds at the library took a pause until this week! Luckily I got two new books that look really interesting: Summer Cannibals by Melanie Hobson and Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft. Continue reading