Old books are like old friends

I have been a book lover since I was a small child. My Mamma always read to me when I was little. Once when I was only about three, my Mom was so impressed with me. She thought I had already learned to read because I was reading along with her as she read to…

In the Night Garden by Catherynne Valente

Originally posted on Coven Book Club:
“Never put your faith in a Prince. When you require a miracle, trust in a Witch.” ― Catherynne M. Valente, In the Night Garden Tales of shape-shifting witches and wild horsewomen, heron kings and beast princesses, snake gods, dog monks, and living stars. Each story more strange and fantastic…

Book Review: Big Magic

I have been a fan of Elizabeth Gilbert since “Eat, Pray, Love” and so I was eager to get my hands on her latest “Big Magic.” For starters, I’m a big believer in magic so I loved the title. I will admit that part of the title gave me pause. Under the main title “Big…