April Wrap-Up

WELL, I got a lot of reading done, but this month was a rough one for me, and I’ve been leaning heavily on words to survive it, so while I read a lot of amazing books, I’m exhausted, and, you know– In trying to continue to read diversely, I’m going to be adding a few […]

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Bookshelf Tour: High Fantasy, Part IV

Welcome to the bookshelf tour! Previously: Nonfiction | Buddhism & Yoga | Poetry & Adult Fiction | Adult Fiction & Graphic Novels | Horror & Classics | Tolkien | Contemporary Romance | Middle Grade | Middle Grade & Classics | Harry Potter & Shadowhunters | Urban Fantasy, Part I, II, III, IV & Classics | Top of Shelves | High Fantasy, Part I, II, III. ICYMI, since I’m […]

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Duology vs Trilogy vs Standalone

Ah yes, the age old argument. What is the perfect number of books for a series? Or perhaps we don’t need a series at all, and we should just have all standalones forever (okay, no thanks, though). The truth is, there is no right or wrong to this, it’s all down to preference and circumstance, […]

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Review: Ravenspire series

I know that I usually do reviews on Wednesdays, but I’ve been wanting to talk about the Ravenspire series for ages because it’s just so damn good, so here we are! Currently, there are four books out for CJ Redwine’s wonderful retellings with no apparent plans for a fifth, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed. […]

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Here There Be Dragons

Ah, gosh, I love dragons so much. I mean, who doesn’t? The purpose of this post is going to be kind of muddled, but we’re going to talk about why dragons are the best, the very neat thing about their lore, and I dunno, probably some dragon book recs at the end. Definitely not ten […]

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#marywrites: Using Other Characters

The entire point of this post is this: everything is fanfiction of something else. Don’t think Eragon is original, but instead an attempt to copycat some of the elements from LOTR? That’s fine, Tolkien readily admitted that he pulled from Norse & Celtic mythology to write LOTR. And, realistically, all mythology stems from ancient Pagan […]

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TTT: Genre Freebie

I gotta be real with you guys for a second. Things aren’t great over here. Yesterday, the MA governor issued a shelter-in-place order, which means my physical office is officially closed. I’m the only one that’s been going there anyway since I handle all the facilities, but even that’s at a halt now, and I’m […]

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Let’s Talk About the Truth Behind Faeries

FAERIES ARE EVIL. That’s just the plain and simple truth. I’m starting to see a trend here in that we could really just quit while we’re ahead because that’s it, that’s the blog post. Faeries are murderous, conniving little backstabbers. I really don’t know what to tell you guys. We grew up with Tinkerbell, and […]

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Favorite Covers of 2019

Look, I recognize this is basically just another TTT post, but on a Thursday, but I have so many favorite things that I want to scream about, so here we are. I think we’re all also on the same page about my cover love, as well. I 100% will buy something based on the cover […]

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Do I Have That Book? Tag!

Way Too Fantasy just did this super fun tag, and it was originally created by Keeping Tabs on YouTube. I always like to try to do these without actually having access to my bookshelves because why the heck not, so this will definitely be interesting! Do you have a book with deckled edges? In all […]

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