Book Review: La Belle Sauvage By Philip Pullman

I grew up with The Golden Compass and the rest of the His Dark Materials series, epic tales of good and evil where part of each person’s soul lives outside them as an animal familiar called a daemon. Author Philip Pullman dived back into that universe for the Book of Dust series, the first installment of which, La Belle Sauvage, came out in 2017. Continue reading “Book Review: La Belle Sauvage By Philip Pullman”

Wiccan Holidays: Yule

We’ve almost come full circle in the Wheel of the Year—just a couple more to go! Yule is celebrated on or around December 21. It comes from an ancient Germanic festival, the traditions of which have been incorporated into Christmas and other winter holidays.

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Frost Demons Are the New Vampires

Who knew winter could be so sexy? And this is coming from someone who hates the cold. I’m calling it now: frost demons are the new vampires and soon they will be cropping up everywhere. At least, if the success of The Winternight Trilogy and Spinning Silver are any indication, I expect more and more writers to hop on the bandwagon. Continue reading “Frost Demons Are the New Vampires”

What to Get a Witch for the Holidays

Got a wonderful witch in your life but no idea what to gift them for the holidays? I’ve assembled a handy gift guide for the magically-gifted. I can’t promise that every witch wants every one of these things, but generally they go over pretty well. When buying magical items, it is best to purchase from a small business, preferably run by other witches, for the best energy. Continue reading “What to Get a Witch for the Holidays”