Illumicrate December 2021

If it’s not obvious this post will be a spoiler for anyone who has not received their December Illumicrate box yet. December 2021 Box Theme is Cursed Firebird Pin Banner Designed by Abigail Spence (@ aspenceart Instagram) Display your enamel pin collection on this pin banner inspired by Girl, Serpent, Thorn. I love collecting pins,Continue reading “Illumicrate December 2021”

NaNoWriMo update

What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is basically a writing challenge: to write 50,000 words of a novel during November. More information can be found on the official website Update I am pleased to say, that I’ve not only reached my personal target of 50k, I hit 68,581 words of my first draft!Continue reading “NaNoWriMo update”

Illumicrate November 2021

If it’s not obvious – this post will be a spoiler for anyone who has not received their November Illumicrate box yet. November 2021 Theme is Death and Fortune Goddess of Retribution Teacup and Saucer Art work by Neil Grant Instagram Link Our second greek mythology inspired teacup features Nemesis. Nemesis was against undeserved goodContinue reading “Illumicrate November 2021”

Book Review: Terciel & Elinor (The Old Kingdom Series) by Garth Nix

Synopsis: In a land where the dead will not stay dead, eighteen-year-old orphan Terciel is learning to wield a mighty and terrible power: necromancy. For he is the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, the latest in a ancient line of necromancers tasked with protecting the Old Kingdom and preventing the Dead from crossing over to the realm of theContinue reading “Book Review: Terciel & Elinor (The Old Kingdom Series) by Garth Nix”

Book Review: These Hollow Vows by Lexi Ryan

Synopsis: Brie hates the Fae and refuses to have anything to do with them, even if that means starving on the street. But when her sister is sold to the sadistic king of the Unseelie court to pay a debt, she’ll do whatever it takes to get her back—including making a deal with the kingContinue reading “Book Review: These Hollow Vows by Lexi Ryan”

Book Review: The Witch Collector by Charissa Weaks

Synopsis: Raina Bloodgood has one desire: kill the Frost King and the Witch Collector who stole her sister. On Collecting Day, she means to exact murderous revenge, but a more sinister threat sets fire to her world. Rising from the ashes is the Collector, Alexus Thibault, the man she vowed to slay and the onlyContinue reading “Book Review: The Witch Collector by Charissa Weaks”

Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Synopsis: Darrow is a Helldiver. A pioneer of Mars. Born to slave beneath the earth so that one day, future generations might live above it. He is a Red – humankind’s lowest caste. But he has something the Golds – the ruthless ruling class – will never understand. He has a wife he worships, aContinue reading “Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown”

Reads for Halloween

As a genre reader who needs romance in her books, picking a few reads for Halloween is hard! Is there such a thing as horror romance with a happy ever after?! Last year I read The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell and it seriously creeped me out. I couldn’t find any that fit the creepyContinue reading “Reads for Halloween”

Fairyloot September 2021

Just incase it’s not obvious – this post will be a spoiler for anyone who has not received their September Fairyloot box yet. September 2021 Theme is Uprising Details from the spoiler card *to jump straight to the item you’re interested in click their links* Looking for a new home for your library card? LookContinue reading “Fairyloot September 2021”

Book Review: For The Wolf by Hannah Whitten

Synopsis: THE FIRST DAUGHTER IS FOR THE THRONE.THE SECOND DAUGHTER IS FOR THE WOLF. As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red has one purpose – to be sacrificed to the Wolf in the Wood in order to save her kingdom. Red is almost relieved to go. Plagued by a dangerous power she can’tContinue reading “Book Review: For The Wolf by Hannah Whitten”