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Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #4-The Princess

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. 45 more words


Quote of the Weekend 

​”Does anyone suppose that really and prosaically longs for all the dangers and discomforts of a fairy tale?—really wants dragons in contemporary England? It is not so. 87 more words

Abby Jones

#Inktober Day 22: Try the Gray Stuff

As a read an article about the “beauty for the beast” type of relationships, a suspicion creeped upon me. I went back to my daily planner, where I write down all my inktober titles, and didn’t see this one. 90 more words


Beauty and the Beast: Welcome to the Dark Side by Lorraine Sharma Nelson

Of all the iterations of this classic fable, very few actually deal with the fact that the poor girl, Beauty, is forced into servitude to the Beast by of all people, her own father. 628 more words


OwlCrate - October 2016 Review

My first OwlCrate arrived this week! I was so excited to find it sitting sweetly on my front porch two days ago.

OwlCrate is a YA monthly book subscription box that sends newly published YA novels and assorted goodies tied in to each month’s theme. 765 more words


A Beautiful Sight

I remember the moment I first set eyes on a real castle. It happened as I was a passenger in a little British car driving through the marvelous country of Great Britain. 490 more words