Toil and Trouble

Toil and Trouble is a collection of short stories about women and witchcraft.

The Vine Witch

As I mentioned before, I’m using October as an excuse to read all of the fantasy books that are cluttering up my to-read list. I was really excited to include The Vine Witch in the list of books I set aside to review for October because it’s written by a new author! Any chance I get to read new authors (and find new books/series to obsess over), I’m taking it.

The Bone Witch

Book/Author and Year Published: The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco (2017) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: YA Fantasy Preferred Reading Environment: This will be a great winter read, curled up in a warm blanket. Reading Accoutrements: Hot herbal tea of your preference Content Notes: Death My friend, Beth, recently told me about this awesome, culturally diverse YA…

Bloodlines Series by Richelle Mead

I read Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy series because I saw (and thoroughly enjoyed) the movie. I was pleasantly surprised, when I read the first book, at how closely the movie followed the source material. I probably wouldn’t have started reading Bloodlines had I walked up to it on a shelf in a bookstore without any knowledge of Vampire Academy, but my copy of the last book in the Vampire Academy series had a teaser for Bloodlines. Being my (sometimes silly and easily distractible) self, I read the teaser. And then I bought the book. And then I bought the rest of the books in the Bloodlines series.