[Review] you are your own fairy tale by amanda lovelace

this elegantly bound edition of amanda lovelace’s you are your own fairy tale trilogy includes all of the poems from break your glass slippersshine your icy crown, & unlock your storybook heart that you fell in love with, as well as a new & never-before-seen introduction written by the author. you are your own fairy tale is a must have for every lover of beautiful things & magical words.

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New Year Book Tag

At some point I can call this thing that I’m doing — recycling my own original tag for a new post — a tradition, so that it becomes cool instead of self-absorbed, right? Four years and counting, let’s go!

(I am, as always, in denial about the passage of time. It is absolutely still the new year.)

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2023 Reading Challenges

I’m trying something a little bit different, if not entirely new, this year! But then again, I probably say something along those lines every year — so we’ll see how it goes.

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It’s My Fourth Blogversary!

In past years I’ve been on hiatus during my blogversary; new academic years are challenging, and blogging is challenging, and life in general is challenging. But not this year!

(That is, I’m not on hiatus at this time, this year. All those things are still challenging.)

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[Review] The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett

A shivering of worlds.

Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength.

This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad.

As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. To protect the land. Her land.

There will be a reckoning…

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