Happy Halloween! It's the last of our 13 days celebrating all things dark fantasy with Spooktastic Reads, and I thought it would be fun to look at some of the things everyone got up to! I didn't end up posting nearly as much as I would have liked (one review, sigh) but loved seeing everyone… Continue reading A Spooktastic Round-Up
Category: Wyrd And Wonder
It’s Spooktastic Season!
We are entering the last 13 Days of October, which means it’s time for Spooktastic Reads, our Wyrd and Wonder mini event! In case you missed my announcement post earlier this month, it’s a very relaxed blogging event to celebrate all things dark and eerie within fantasy. There’s no Reading challenge or sign up to… Continue reading It’s Spooktastic Season!
The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay: Read-Along Week 4
Our journey has come to an end, for better or for worse, and now we readers of Guy Gavriel Kay's Fionavar Tapestry have only these thoughts to cling to. It has been a wonderful time over these last few months reading this trilogy with you all, so thank you for being a light in the… Continue reading The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay: Read-Along Week 4
The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay: Read-Along Week 3
We left so many of our characters poised on the brink of action last week, and now many things that were foretold have come to pass. It's time for part 3 of this epic read-along, with questions very kindly provided by the mighty Bookforager. As ever, this is a discussion post and will contain spoilers… Continue reading The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay: Read-Along Week 3
The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay: Read-Along Week 2
It's been such a weird week for me that I was convinced we were already on part three of The Darkest Road! But no, we are about halfway through this journey full of pain and hope in spite of it, so let's get to these questions, kindly provided by Imyril @ There's Always Room for… Continue reading The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay: Read-Along Week 2
Spooktastic Reads: A Thrill for the Chill Season
It's my favourite time of year: there's a chill in the air, slippers and blankets come out of storage, and it's the perfect time to curl up with some darker reads. Enter Spooktastic Reads: your friendly Wyrd and Wonder mini event to celebrate all things dark in the fantasy genre for the 13 days leading up to Halloween! I am particularly excited because this is my first time taking part!
The Darkest Road by Guy Gavriel Kay: Read-Along Week 1
One last time, we lovers of a readalong enter the magical world of Fionavar, first of all worlds on the Tapestry, to discover whether the forces of Light will defeat Maugrim at last, or if all will fall to darkness. This is the third book in a series, and these posts will be discussing everything in detail, so please beware of spoilers if you ever plan to pick this story up for yourself! Week one is hosted by yours truly, and there is a lot to talk about, so let us dive straight in!
The Wandering Fire Read-Along: Week 3
Week 1: Chapters 1-6Week 2: Chapters 7-11 I can't believe we've already finished The Wandering Fire, book two in the Fionavar Tapestry by Guy Gavriel Kay! Despite having read it over the course of a month, roughly, it feels like it's over in a flash! So much happened, and yet, not much has advanced? Idk,… Continue reading The Wandering Fire Read-Along: Week 3
The Wandering Fire Read-Along: Week 2
Week One: Chapters 1 - 6 Another week means another post delving into the world of Guy Gavriel Kay's Fionavar Tapestry trilogy, and we are just over halfway through book two: The Wandering Fire. I am really loving it, and I think this series really benefits from being read in a group, because there are… Continue reading The Wandering Fire Read-Along: Week 2
The Wandering Fire Read-Along: Week 1
It's been a while, dear readers. My brain has had no blogging capacity since about mid-May, and though I managed to push through to the end of Wyrd and Wonder, I had to take a step back during June, and since then I've slowed my reading way down and actually started writing my own stuff… Continue reading The Wandering Fire Read-Along: Week 1