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Top 6 Types of Epic Mentors in Fantasy

Ah, mentors.

One of the staples of the Fantasy genre, mentors are often underappreciated (and often quickly dead, at that, but we won’t go into this right now…) but so important — and can have their own very striking personalities as well. 2,468 more words


Cat Chant admired his elder sister Gwendolen. She was a witch. He admired and clung to her. Great changes came about in their lives and left him no one else to cling to.

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Book Quotes

"You're white, just be white"

Before I get into my experience using Voyant, I wanted to touch on Dr. Florini’s discussion from this week. Whenever she quoted one of the podcaster’s she listens to that said, “You’re white, just be white,” I died of laughter for a solid 5 minutes (21:00~). 536 more words


Tough Travels: Shapeshifters

Tough Travels is a monthly meme hosted by The Fantasy Hive, which, inspired by The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones, spotlights each month a different fantasy trope for us to compile lists and have fun with. 477 more words


Pet Protagonist

Just because I spent twelve hours of my weekend watching people walk all over a continent to destroy a piece of jewelry doesn’t mean I didn’t take any time to read.   951 more words


Down the TBR Hole #2

Down the TBR Hole is a meme created by Lia @ Lost in a Story. The rules, as pulled straight from her original blog post, are as follows: 307 more words

Down The TBR Hole

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE | Diana Wynne Jones

Happy Friday friends,

The weekend is upon us! Do you have any exciting plans lined up?

I have a lot of editing to get done and I’m in the middle of reading three books at once which is not usually my thing at all, but that’s what happens when there are ARCs to read, reviews to write, and always books to enjoy! 854 more words