Holiday Gift Ideas for Book Lovers and/or Writers (that aren’t books)

I’ve gathered a random assortment of bookish presents for the bookish people on your holiday gift list. It always helps to have an idea of some authors they like. Next week, I’ll blog about books you can give, though that’s much trickier if they’re a book fiend like me. Chicozy Housewares pillow cover. For the … Read more

The Fairy Tales behind 5 Awesome Films

In no particular order… The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Studio Ghibli makes many fantastic fairytale films, and I’m putting two on this list. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is written and directed by Takahata, who isn’t as well known, in the U.S. at least, as his fellow Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki. In fact, I’ve only … Read more

Recommendation List! Favorite Animal Transformation Fiction

Last week, I wrote about Beauty and the Beast and animal transformation fairy tales, so for this week I’ve gathered a list of my favorite fiction featuring animal transformations. These are in no particular order. Please feel free to share your own favorites in the comments.   Novels The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness: About … Read more

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