Fantasy · Retellings

The Witch’s Heart

I love a good mythology retelling. And I'm a real sucker for the "from a female/feminist perspective" retelling trend that has recently hit the book world. I just loved Miller's Circe when I read it a few years ago (yea, I'm a reading cliché right there). And more recently I also really enjoyed Barker's The Silence… Continue reading The Witch’s Heart

Contemporary Literature · Fantasy

Black Water Sister

This was a spur-of-the-moment grab at the library on my last shift before heading out for vacation. Not like I needed any more books to bring, as I had a stack of like 7 (for a week-long vacation) already set aside. But, thus are the downsides of working at the library I suppose. Haha. And… Continue reading Black Water Sister

Contemporary Literature · Historical Fiction · horror

Plain Bad Heroines

Despite seeing so many mixed reviews of this one, my “I’m looking for a spooky but not too scary October read” self decided it was a winner. Plus, thanks to’s ALC program, I had an audiobook of it on deck (convenient, since work this month has had me driving all over the state). Though… Continue reading Plain Bad Heroines