Urban fantasy. Another genre of gray areas and vague definitions. Also another genre that’s booming these days. So what is it? It’s essentially a magical or supernatural plot that happens in a city…er, right? Yes, but there’s more to it than that because the urban fantasy subgenre is big. Like, really, really, really big. Why? […]
8 days until Christmas! So, here are book recommendations. If you liked X then you might like X–of course, this is just my opinion. Let’s begin, shall we? If you liked… 1. Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto… …then you might like Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernières.
10 days to Christmas. I’m just gonna go ahead and apologize in advance for what I know will be a few weeks of sparse posting. Holidays, holidays with the husband’s family, holidays with the husband’s family who don’t speak English… You get the idea. It doesn’t help that the Muse and I seem to be […]
Okay, so during the cold months of the year, I tend to read certain kinds of books. Books with snow/ice, books with dark settings and mysterious elements, or books that make me laugh. I’m a fantasy/sci-fi/classics reader, so that’s what my top 13 books consist of. 1. Jonathon Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke. […]