Taking a dip in the pool of Norse mythology. Valkyries. They come from Valhalla. They fight for Norse Gods. They are the kick-ass women that the mainstream forgot - and we are counting on the Thor movies to change that. Valkyries are the warriors of the Gods. The most popular stories of Valkyries tell us… Continue reading #Supernatural Creatures #Valkyries – The Secret Library Encyclopedia
Zombies. Drowning. Being chased through a magical forest by a jelly bean. If you haven't experienced a haunting, and perhaps weird, nightmare, you are one of the lucky ones. Movies don't need to try very hard to creep us out enough to give us bad dreams, but books need to try a little harder. When… Continue reading 3 Books That Will Haunt Your Dreams
I'll admit, I've binge-watched my fair share of awesome TV shows. Westworld, Charmed, Avatar: The Last Airbender (<<< THIS). Their plots are mind-blowing, with characters you just want to set off an adventure with, even if their special effects don't always stand the test of time. While a TV licence isn't worth the price tag… Continue reading Reading to Escape: 4 Reasons Why Reading is Better than TV
If you're a bookworm, there's a huge change you're a Harry Potter fan, and if you're a Harry Potter fan, you've probably got Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery stowed away on your phone somewhere. As it's an app, there's not a huge amount of potential for cheats, but I'm here to give you some good news.… Continue reading The Ultimate Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Cheat!
“Damsel in distress.” Don’t you just hate that saying? It reeks of dependency, and paints a picture of a blonde stick figure gasping as she faints at the sight of a mouse skittering by. The phrase has some seriously sexist undertones. It’s not as if there’s a male equivalent, although maybe there should be.… Continue reading Why We Still Need “Damsel in Distress” Stories