I am a former College RhetComp instructor and an aspiring twister of folk- and fairy-tales. More...
Topicsauthor focus book blogging challenges Classic Juv/YA fantasy comics family fantasy favorites festivals folklore/fairy tales graphic-novels historical humor LGBTQIA Lithuania magical realism mermaids meta movies music news nonfiction nostalgic Ocean Girl radar opinion out-of-book experiences Picture Book Parade picture books poetry re-reads romantic satire selkies short stories spooky Uncategorized writing year-end review
Consult the Oracle
Other Blogs and Such…
. . . . .
ON FAIRY TALES
Folktexts, ed./trans. D. L. Ashliman
Tess Talks Fairy Tales
. . . . .
Category Archives: book blogging
Let’s play a game! Inspired by Book Riot‘s “We Didn’t Start the Pale Fire: Books Summarized By 80s Song Titles,” I thought I’d make my own list of book-summing song titles — drawn from the 90s, since that’s the decade that represents … Continue reading
[sigh] Show of hands, how many of you saw this coming? Don’t worry, I won’t hold it against you. It’s not that I’m quitting, per se, so much as canceling the central rule of the challenge. Which…ok, that sounds like … Continue reading
So, I saw Catching Fire on Sunday and felt pretty much like Chester from the Nostalgia Critic‘s “Bum Reviews” – the latest of which, incidentally, is Catching Fire 🙂 (beware of spoilers) (P.S. the NC reviews – though not so much the … Continue reading
Inspired by Entertainment Weekly’s Best YA bracket game, sj of Booksnobbery made her own version a few weeks ago, with 120 titles suggested by her followers. Readers voted, and sixty titles advanced. Since then, an upcoming move and other RL … Continue reading