The Craft: on the modern witch path

So here’s the thing about witchcraft nowadays. For a spiritual practice, it sure does spend a lot of energy focusing on the material world. And what I mean by that is that it’s quite shallow sometimes. I want to clarify my intention is not to judge anyone, but merely to share my frustrations and, in… Continue Reading →

ARC Review: Of Blood and Bones by Kate Freuler

This was a very refreshing perspective to witchcraft. I recommend this book to all of those who are tired of the mainstream mentality that to be spiritually evolved you need to be positive and forgiving at all times of the day. I think this book did a great job in challenging this notion and focusing… Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Forest God by Jamie Lackey

“What does it mean to be loved by the Forest God?” The Forest God is a fairytale that delves into the concept of duty, love, and the Ancient Celtic tradition of marriage of the land. This short novella explores its characters and their dynamics very well for 80 pages only. The narration of a God… Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Katie O’Neill

For an entire month I would open Netgalley hoping that was the day I was approved for the Tea Dragon Tapestry ARC. And today is finally that day. I cannot begin to describe how happy that makes me. This is such a tender story. It’s my favourite comic series of all times. It feels like… Continue Reading →

Arc Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

As a latine who has a deep love for anything gothic this book means a lot. If you’re a fan of the genre like me you will feel right at home with the references. Beneath her the floorboards pulsed too; a heart, alive and knowing. But it’s very easy to fall in love with this… Continue Reading →

Most Anticipated Releases of 2020.2

I’ve been pining over some books that don’t come out until the second semester of the year as a hobby. I can’t stop thinking about them so I thought, might as well just make this post. I hope this puts them on your radar because you won’t want to miss them. Ruinsong rep: sapphic characters . goodreads |… Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson

This is a retelling of an ancient Breton folktale and it’s very clear from every detail that this story is dipped in Celtic folklore. Before I go on, I want to clarify this is not a children’s book. I thought it was for some reason, but I learned very quickly that was not the case…. Continue Reading →

On Folktales: Mermaids and Brazilian folklore

FairytaleTuesday is my favourite tag on Twitter and I decide to join in the fun. In case you don’t know what Fairytale Tuesday is, it’s a tag where artists, bloggers, and just lovers in general post a fairytale or folktale related fact, art, books, favourite stories etc. There’s a different theme every week given by… Continue Reading →

ARC Review: Mermaid Atlas by Anna Claybourne

Mermaids are seducting creatures, with heavenly voice who enchant humans; or they’re terrible, gruesome creatures who terrify them. Divergence in the accounts of their appearance aside, it’s undeniable they’re part of the world’s culture and history. To quote the book itself, “Wherever there’s water, there are stories”. This little atlas gathers those stories, legends and… Continue Reading →

Review: The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope

The Perilous Gard is a Tudor England story about the Fae Folk. It’s a take on the ballad of Tam Lin, which I suggest you guys check out before the book as its a very short ballad and can be read in no time, plus it will help you understand all the nuances and references…. Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski

My most expected release of the year is finally here. Do not let this book be forgotten in the sea of books coming out during March, you will want to read it. I have a very special place in my heart for it, not only because I loved it, but because it’s our chance to… Continue Reading →

Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Genre: Historical Fantasy Rep: bi male li, asexual side character Rating: critically, 4 stars. emotionally, 5 stars. “Books, too, had hearts, though they were not the same as people’s, and a book’s heart could be broken: she had seen it happen before. Grimoires that refused to open, their voices gone silent, or whose ink faded… Continue Reading →

F/F February Reading Challenge

Sapphic month is here! Hello. If you know anything about me, this is the most obvious first post ever. If you don’t, this will make sense in a week, trust me. F/F February is a challenge where we spend the entire month reading sapphic books only. There’s no rules other than reading as many sapphic… Continue Reading →

Ghostly Reads

The word ghostly has the following definitions: of or like a ghost in appearance or sound; eerie and unnatural characteristic of, or resembling a ghost; phantasmal; spectral.  literary. spiritual There isn’t a huge reason for why I chose this name. It was honestly the first thing that came to my mind and I had intended for… Continue Reading →

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