Book Reviews

#BookReview – A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Genre: Urban fantasy Rating: 5 stars Blurb: "When historian Diana Bishop opens an alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, it's an unwelcome intrusion of magic into her carefully ordered life. Though Diana is a witch of impeccable lineage, the violent death of her parents while she was still a child convinced her that human fear… Continue reading #BookReview – A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

The Secret Library Encyclopedia

#Magical #Jobs – Spell Artists

So what else do supernaturals do during the daily grind? Talisman makers create our magical talismans and bounty hunters keep the supernatural evil-doers locked up where they belong. What crazy supernatural occupation do we have next? Spell-artist. The hell is a spell-artist? Witches that replaced their magic wands with paintbrushes? Spell-artists are the ultimate creatives of… Continue reading #Magical #Jobs – Spell Artists

Book Reviews

#BookReview – Deepest Midnight by Clara Winter

Blurb: "True love never dies.  For Millicent, a once French noblewoman turned immortal vampire, forever is a long time to live in despair. The love of her life is murdered the night she becomes immortal. Millicent spends her endless night in a melancholy which never ends. Two hundred forty years later, she locks eyes with… Continue reading #BookReview – Deepest Midnight by Clara Winter

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#Giveaway Alert!

*sirens wailing* *firefighters slide down the poles* Giveaway alert, people! So this one is mine (yay!) and it's actually my first ever giveaway, so this is super exciting! Let's get to the important part: what's up for grabs? So glad you asked. The prize is an e-book or paperback copy (depending on whether you are… Continue reading #Giveaway Alert!

The Secret Library Encyclopedia

#Magical #Jobs – Supernatural Bounty Hunters

Welcome back to supernatural jobs! Thank you for bearing with me. Last week I got a bit over-ambitious and tried to do a blog post and move house. Turns out that's actually pretty hard. But we're back! I've unpacked my books and Fin has unpacked his treasure chests - we're ready to get back to… Continue reading #Magical #Jobs – Supernatural Bounty Hunters