A Bewitching Green Tea Recap: September 6, 2021

Photo by Mikey Dabro on Pexels.com On Green Tea Librarian: I reviewed The Anthropocene Reviewed. I confessed some of my fictional crushes for Top Ten Tuesday. And I did a Friday Reads about starting the new version of the Magical Readathon. On Bewitching Writer: I wrote the poem, "Unexpected."

Friday Reads: Magical Readathon Begins!

We aren't that far into September so I'm not that far into these books but I'd still like to write about them. I also accidentally brushed the next volume of Karneval on my ereader so I ended up reading that today too. Gareki is so sassy and Nai is so adorable. It is quite dense…

Review: The Anthropocene Reviewed

The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet by John Green Dutton, 2021 Adult Nonfiction Essay Collection Summary: John Green reviews various human-created things and experiences, examples include: Diet Dr Pepper, Air-conditioning, Lascaux cave paintings, Canada geese, sunsets. Overall I learned a lot about each topic covered and a lot about John Green himself. There…

Top Ten Tuesday: Fictional Crushes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. The theme this week is fictional crushes and I have so many. So I thought I'd do a bunch of more recent ones and then some I've crushed on for a long time…

Review: Louise Glück Poems 1962 to 2012

Louise Glück Poems 1962 - 2012 Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012 Summary: This includes the collections: Firstborn, The House on Marshland, Descending Figure, The Triumph of Achilles, Ararat, The Wild Iris, Meadowlands, Vita Nova, The Seven Ages, Averno, A Village Life. Overall I struggled through this one. I started this in January and am finally…

Review: Night of the Dragon

Night of the Dragon 3rd book in the trilogy by Julie Kagawa Inkyard Press, 2020 YA Fantasy Summary: I will try not to spoil this book but I will spoil the previous two. Walking corpses and other surprises hinder Yumeko and her friends in their quest to stop Genno from summoning the dragon and making…

Review: The Bone Garden

The Bone Garden by Heather Kassner ill. by Matt Saunders Square Fish, 2019 Middle Grade Supernatural Summary: Irréelle collects bone dust for Miss Vesper's tea. But when Irréelle accidentally crushes a disembodied hand and finds a boy trapped in the tunnels, things get more complicated for her. Likes: I liked Irréelle right away. She's odd…

A New Magical Readathon 2021!

Photo by Luriko Yamaguchi on Pexels.com The Book Roast has created a new magical readathon. *squeal* Check out their video for all the details. But for September we are travelling to the fictional school. There are a series of adventures with prompts and then there are the prompts that will help create a character (or…

Review: Enchantée

Enchantée (Altnerative title: All That Glitters) by Gita Trelease Flatiron Books, 2019 YA Historical Fantasy Summary: Camille and Sophie are in harder and harder conditions. Their father's printing business went under because he started printing revolutionary pamphlets on the side and his aristocratic clients were not happy when they found out. Then their parents die…