The Witch’s Heart: A Novel By: Genevieve Gornichec Published: February 9, 2021 Genre: Folklore, Fantasy, Mythology, Retellings Loki still came to bother her at his leisure. She was fine with that, as she enjoyed his company, though she did find him to be a little much at times. Peace and quiet were the only companions… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “The Witch’s Heart”
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Speculative Fiction Starters for Children and Young Adults
This article was written for the Martian Chronicle blog, but it was never posted so I decided to rewrite and to present it on my blog. Enjoy! When children and adolescents show an interest in reading, we—as adults, and as readers ourselves—want nothing more than to load our recommendations and favorite books on to them. Unfortunately, not… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Starters for Children and Young Adults
Adult Fantasy: Is There Such a Thing?
Video games, graphic novels and comic books and manga, and fantasy literature continue to share the same criticism from those who are neither fans nor creators: they are for children and/or they have no place in a classroom or in an academic setting. The fact that such notions continue to be made is a disconcerting… Continue reading Adult Fantasy: Is There Such a Thing?
Why You Need to Read: “Gods of Jade and Shadow”
Gods of Jade and Shadow By: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Published: July 23, 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Mythology Casiopea Tun, named after a constellation, was born under the most rotten star imaginable in the firmament. She was eighteen, penniless, and had grown up in Uukumil, a drab town where mule-drawn railcars stopped twice a week… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Gods of Jade and Shadow”
Why You Need to Read: These Books While Waiting for “The Winds of Winter”
A list of suggested books to read while we continue to wait for the sixth book in "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.
Choose: A Movie Based on a Book or Your Religious Beliefs
With The Hobbit movie trilogy ending and with one more The Hunger Games movie left to be released, the public awaits the other movies within the same genre (Book to Film): Insurgent, Fifty Shades of Grey, Child 44, etc. (I will discuss comic books and their media adaptations in another post). While movies based on… Continue reading Choose: A Movie Based on a Book or Your Religious Beliefs