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9 Witchy and Magical Books for Autumn

I am constantly on the lookout for new books about witches and witchcraft, especially at this time of year. I think I might not be alone in this, so I thought I’d put together a list so we can all enjoy some witch-y stories to get us in the fall mood! The Witches of New… Continue reading 9 Witchy and Magical Books for Autumn

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Bunny by Mona Awad —Review

Author: Mona Awad My Rating: 5/5 My Favourite Quote: “September. Warren University. The Narrative Arts department’s annual welcome back Demitasse, because this school is too Ivy and New England to call a party a party.” Samantha Heather Mackey couldn't be more of an outsider in her small, highly selective MFA program at New England's Warren… Continue reading Bunny by Mona Awad —Review

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8 Books To Get You Into The Mood For Halloween

This will probably be a weird Halloween season, so I thought I'd put together some books if anyone needs help getting into the Halloween mood! We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson My Review I'd recommend this book for any time of year, but it does seem perfect for Halloween. The Saturday… Continue reading 8 Books To Get You Into The Mood For Halloween

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These Witches Don’t Burn –Review

Hannah's a witch, but not the kind you're thinking of. She's the real deal, an Elemental with the power to control fire, earth, water, and air. But even though she lives in Salem, Massachusetts, her magic is a secret she has to keep to herself. If she's ever caught using it in front of a… Continue reading These Witches Don’t Burn –Review


Spooky Movie and TV Recs for Halloween

These are some spooky TV shows and movies that I really like to watch to get ready for Halloween. So, I hope you can find something to watch to get into the Halloween spirit too! TV Shows The Haunting of Hill House This show is loosely based on the Shirley Jackson novel of the same… Continue reading Spooky Movie and TV Recs for Halloween

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The Year of the Witching -Review

A young woman living in a rigid, puritanical society discovers dark powers within herself in this stunning, feminist fantasy debut.In the lands of Bethel, where the Prophet’s word is law, Immanuelle Moore’s very existence is blasphemy. Her mother’s union with an outsider of a different race cast her once-proud family into disgrace, so Immanuelle does… Continue reading The Year of the Witching -Review

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What Colour Book Covers Call to You?

If you step back and take a glance at your bookshelf does a specific colour feature more prominently? Every so often I see wonderful bookstagram posts where there is a spread of rainbow books, or a collection of beautiful spring coloured books arranged just so. Which got me to thinking, I don’t think I own… Continue reading What Colour Book Covers Call to You?


My Favourite Book Covers

I finally got around to organizing my bookshelf the other day, and in doing so I found a few unique books that I forgot I owned, so I thought I would share some of my favourites with you guys! This is a small sampling of covers I love, some I like because of the artwork… Continue reading My Favourite Book Covers

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Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey –Review

Ivy Gamble has never wanted to be magic. She is perfectly happy with her life—she has an almost-sustainable career as a private investigator, and an empty apartment, and a slight drinking problem. It's a great life and she doesn't wish she was like her estranged sister, the magically gifted professor Tabitha. But when Ivy is… Continue reading Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey –Review

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The Saturday Night Ghost Club –Review

Growing up in 1980s Niagara Falls--a seedy but magical, slightly haunted place--Jake Baker spends most of his time with his uncle Calvin, a kind but eccentric enthusiast of occult artifacts and conspiracy theories. The summer Jake turns twelve, he befriends a pair of siblings new to town, and so Calvin decides to initiate them all… Continue reading The Saturday Night Ghost Club –Review