Tagged with fairies

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson is a bittersweet tale of adolescence; beautifully but painfully capturing the missed connections, the longing, and the growth that frames this defining period of life. Narrated by Tinker Bell, and populated with twists on the classic characters, pervasive quality of magic, and darkness that is Neverland, Anderson leads the reader … Continue reading

Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Ironskin by Tina Connolly crept under my skin and sent a chill to my bones. It had all the ingredients of a traditional, spine tingling gothic novel, but with sensational new twists that made it something fresh and unexpected. The story opens right after a Great War has been fought against the fey, a haunting … 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 Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

After a short break reading other books and spending time in distant literary lands, I’m back in the world of shadowhunters with the 5th installment in Cassandra Clare’s City of Lost Souls. I’ve voraciously devoured Clare’s 7 books over the last 6 months, but I unfortunately just discovered that the next one isn’t due out … Continue reading

Happy Summer Solstice!

Happy Summer Solstice!

In honor of this longest day of the year, here are some of Arthur Rackham’s gorgeous illustrations for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Happy Summer!