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the honey witch
Fantasy

The Honey Witch

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. I have mixed feelings on The Honey Witch. On one hand, it was a…

Digital art of a glowing doorway. The sign above says "Wyrd and Wonder" and a floor sign says "Catering for your every whim"
Wyrd & Wonder

Wyrd and Wonder: A Short Story

Words and illustration by Ellie Warren. You can also grab this story as a PDF here. “Do you sell gnomes?” Bracken asked the frazzled shop assistant, who was trying to balance a stack of floppy-eared, plush bunnies. Bracken felt the…

running close to the wind
Fantasy

Running Close to the Wind

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. Avra Helvaçi, former agent of the Arashti Ministry of Intelligence, is a lucky man….

Text: Top Ten Floral Fantasy Covers (Top Ten Tuesday)
Top Ten

Top Ten Floral Fantasy Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is “May Flowers”. I’m a total sucker for a good botanical cover, in any genre, but since this month is all about Wyrd and Wonder, I’ve kept this…

A "Cosyometer" graphic showing 8 book covers above a thermometer going from grim to cosy. The books are: A Storm of Swords, The Fifth Season, Black Sun, Nettle and Bone, The Invisible Library, Paws and Portals, Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries, Legends and Lattes.
Wyrd & Wonder

The Cosyometer

With cosy fantasy being a relatively new arrival on the subgenre block, there’s a lot of confusion about what exactly it is. It’s also a Popsugar Reading Challenge prompt this year, and the variations in the cosiness of the reads…

Digital painting of a sign in front of a moody looking mountain range. The sign has three destinations: Mount TBR, Slump Valley, and Stack of Doom.
Wyrd & Wonder

Wyrd and Wonder: Mount TBR

The clouds part before you, revealing a high peak, topped with what initially looks like snow. As you peer closer, you realise the mountain is made of books, not rock. The sun glints off the summit, and you make out…