Movie Review: Return to Oz

  Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful. Back again representing all things Wizard of Oz to celebrate Project Fairy Tale! If you want to learn more about this fun […]

Review: Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire

Title: Son of a Witch Author: Gregory Maguire Publishing Information: September 26th 2006 by HarperCollins Genre: Adult, Fantasy, Fairy tales Series information: Book 2 in The Wicked Years Format: Hardcover, 337 pages Source: Owned Recommended For: Fans who have read Wicked and are looking for further insight into the political and emotional turmoil caused by Dorothy’s arrival. Liir hid in the shadows of the […]

Review: Wicked by Gregory Maguire

Title: Wicked Author: Gregory Maguire Publishing Information: December 5, 2000 by HarperCollins Genre: Adult, Fantasy, Fairy tales Series information: Book 1 in The Wicked Years Format: Hardcover, 400 pages Source: Owned Recommended For: Fans of darker fairy tale retellings with a mix of political intrigue When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L. Frank Baum’s classic […]

Events & Features

The Secret Sister Project Hey there, friends! We have been absolutely blown away by the generosity and positivity shown during The Secret Sister Project! Thank you all so much for your kind words to those of us who host, and for being there to provide cheer for one another. Most of you can imagine how much […]

Book Hoarder’s Anonymous: Best of 2014

Let’s get a little personal for a minute…2014 wasn’t the best year for me. In truth, it was actually one of the hardest years of my life, and quite frankly there were moments I wasn’t sure how I was going to make it through. It was a year I spent in a long distance relationship […]

Calling All Characters!

Hello readers! Based on a random text convo between myself and friends, I realized that I really do have adoration for a particular character in literature. Meaning, if he is featured in a novel, I will most likely read it and enjoy it simply because of his existence. That got me thinking…I wonder if there are other […]

2013 Challenges

Well I said I wasn’t going to do it but I couldn’t resist. I am keeping it simple this year because my utter FAILURE at completing my challenges last year made me very without further ado… My 2013 Challenges! The Goodreads Challenge: 2013 Reading Challenge Alyssa (Books Take You Places) has read 0 books […]