The Grace of Wild Things, Heather Fawcett

Grace has never been good at anything except magic—not that anyone believes her. While other children are adopted from the orphanage, nobody wants Grace. So she decides to make a home for herself by running away and offering herself as an apprentice to the witch in the nearby woods. After all, who better to teach… Continue reading The Grace of Wild Things, Heather Fawcett

10 New Releases to Look Forward to in October

I'm in awe that we're already turning to October. This is a month of many birthdays, including my own. It's a month of apple picking, canning applesauce and vegetables, and readying the house for winter. We're already reaching the 40s in the morning, and I just want a summer repeat. While time travel currently isn't… Continue reading 10 New Releases to Look Forward to in October

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

This year I’ve found myself reading a lot of classic retellings and The Daughter of Doctor Moreau is no exception. With a small cast of characters that widens the more you discover Moreau’s experiments, this one has the reader sympathetic with many of the characters. However, it took me a while to get into the… Continue reading The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

What Moves the Dead, T. Kingfisher

I recently read Nettle & Bone and loved it because Kingfisher writes quirky. Then I read Jackalope Wives, which is absolutely fantastic. So a Poe retelling by this author is a must-read. Alex Easton has received a letter. Years previously, she served with Roderick Usher and befriended his sister Madeline. The letter states Madeline is… Continue reading What Moves the Dead, T. Kingfisher