Tagged with faeries

The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton

The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton

I started reading The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton, while I was hunkered down during an epic storm. It was the perfect book for the occasion, because it completely transported me from the howling winds and darkening rain clouds of modern day New York, to 19th century London, where a secret truce kept  fairies and … Continue reading

Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor

Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor

The world of Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor was such a vibrant telling of faerie lore that I wished I’d stumbled across it when I was younger, and truly believed that if I looked hard enough I would catch traces of their world tucked away within our own. It’s not to say that I didn’t … Continue reading

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

I picked up Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr after a recommendation from a friend who seems to have read practically everything. She thought I would like the supernatural elements with a dark, contemporary twist, telling me it was hard to put down, so when I found a signed, tattered copy in Powell’s for $4 I … Continue reading

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

Before I started Cassandra Clare’s City of Fallen Angels, I was still running off a high from the last installment, City of Glass and I’ll be honest, I was slightly nervous about how Clare would manage to move the story forward after such climactic events. The beginning of this book is indeed a little slower … Continue reading

On Faeries…

“I’ve been actively engaged with mythic imagery ever since I picked up that Rackham book, but it really came into focus for me when I moved from London to the country. As I walked the extraordinary landscape of Dartmoor, I looked at the trees and the rocks and the hills and I could see the … Continue reading