Beyond Faery: Exploring the World of Mermaids, Kelpies, Goblins & Other Faery Beasts by John T Kruse

Published: November 8th 2020 Publisher: Llewellyn Publications Length: 288 pages My Rating: Blurb: Beyond the faerie realms, all sorts of magical creatures lurk. This book explores some of the more fearsome beasts that have been known to meddle in human affairs. Join renowned fairy expert John T. Kruse as he reveals the secret lives of… Continue reading Beyond Faery: Exploring the World of Mermaids, Kelpies, Goblins & Other Faery Beasts by John T Kruse

Mythopedia: An Encyclopedia of Mythical Beasts and Their Magical Tales by Good Wives and Warriors

Published: September 15th 2020  Publisher: Laurence King Publishing Length: 128 Pages My Rating: 4 stars Blurb: From the West African fable of Anansi the Spider to Tanuki, the sweet but troublesome racoon-dog of Japanese folklore, this encyclopedia of mythical creatures covers legends, tales, and myths from around the world. My Review: This is stunningly illustrated, the… Continue reading Mythopedia: An Encyclopedia of Mythical Beasts and Their Magical Tales by Good Wives and Warriors

Wickedly Ever After: An Anthology of Retold Tales Edited by Rachel Kenley

Published: January 7th 2020  Publisher: Riverdale Avenue Books Length: 232 pages My Rating: 2 stars Blurb: Something wicked this way comes–and this time, wicked is going to win. Villains are the heroines and heroes of their stories, and in this anthology, they are going to be the leading players–and finally, find love. In these 10 stories,… Continue reading Wickedly Ever After: An Anthology of Retold Tales Edited by Rachel Kenley

Warriors, Witches, Women: Mythology’s Fiercest Females by Kate Hodges, Harriet Lee Merrion (Illustrator)

Published: March 3rd 2020 Publisher: White Lion Publishing Length: 224 pages My Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Warriors, Witches, Women is a guide to awe-inspiring mythical female creatures; from feminist fairies to bloodsucking, seductive temptresses, half-human half-bird harpies created from the wind, or protective voodoo goddesses who still impact on African-American cultural feminism.  The stories of fierce… Continue reading Warriors, Witches, Women: Mythology’s Fiercest Females by Kate Hodges, Harriet Lee Merrion (Illustrator)