Biblioshelf Musings – Hag: Forgotten Folktales Retold

Happy Wednesday Bibliofriends,Hag is a wonderfully relevant and apt anthology of British and Irish folktale retellings, perfect for the upcoming Halloween season. Filled with feisty female characters, atmospheric settings and morals aplenty, the fairytale lover within me thoroughly enjoyed rediscovering some of these bygone traditional tales. Originally a podcast series, Professor Carolyne Larrington conjured up... Continue Reading →

#SixforSunday – Devious Characters

Happy Sunday Bibliofriends, This is the final instalment in our monthly Characters Ahoy theme this week. Who doesn't love a Devious Character right?! They normally add lots of different creative elements to a tale and some even provide the humour in the story too! I think this was definitely the easiest and most fun list... Continue Reading →

#FaeFriday

Happy Friday Bibliofriends, What are you all up to this weekend? I hope it's something fun-filled and fabulous! Fae Friday is a weekly blog prompt hosted by the wonderful Kristy at Caffeinated Fae. It seems like the perfect way to spread a little more magic across the blogosphere every week. Here are the rules: Link... Continue Reading →

#BookTag – The Bookish Baking Tag

Happy Tuesday Bibliofriends! Do you ever have one of those serendipitous moments when you've just been doing something and then you read about it somewhere...? Well that happened to me just this weekend! Basking in the glee of having the whole house to myself, I launched a massive Tesco mission to buy baking ingredients for... Continue Reading →

#SixforSunday – Brave Characters

Happy Sunday Bibliofriends, Characters Ahoy continues this week in Six For Sunday and now we're thinking about Brave Characters. Bravery seems to be a "must-have" trait in all SFF books. If characters don't start out with it, then they usually always have to pluck some up Cowardly-Lion-style before the final battle at the end of... Continue Reading →

#FaeFriday – Acknowledgements

Happy Friday Bibliofriends, How has your week been so far? Are you glad it's finally the weekend? Fae Friday is a weekly blog prompt hosted by the wonderful Kristy at Caffeinated Fae. It seems like the perfect way to spread a little more magic across the blogosphere every week. Here are the rules: Link back... Continue Reading →

#Friday56 – Beach Read

Happy FriYAY Bibliofriends! This week's Friday 56 comes from Beach Read by Emily Henry - It was the most perfect bookish hangover cure to drag me out of my reading slump. Hosted by Freda’s Voice, the Friday 56 is a weekly bookish prompt. It’s quite easy to do and could cover no end of different books... Continue Reading →

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