“Wildalone” by Krassi Zourkova

In the legends of my country, no creature is more beautiful or more cruel than the samodiva: the young witch of the forest who dances under a full moon, lures men with promises of love, then takes their lives.  Folk superstitions claim that samodiva powers run in certain families, but I never believed this.  OrRead more

“The Book of Life” by Deborah Harkness

  At long last, the conclusion to the All Souls Trilogy is here!  For anyone new to the series, it’s about a witch who stumbles upon an old manuscript at Oxford’s library that holds secret knowledge relevant to witches, demons, and vampires.  This review does contain some spoilers from earlier books, so if you haven’tRead more

“Shadow of Night” by Deborah Harkness

  “Shadow of Night” is the sequel to Deborah Harkness’ A Discovery of Witches and forms the second book of the All Souls Trilogy.  I had mixed feelings on the first book, but I’m pleased to report that this one was much better. I received a signed copy of “Shadow of Night” while I wasRead more

“A Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness

  I purchased the book “A Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness after meeting the author at BEA and receiving a signed copy of the next book in the All Souls Trilogy. Normally I’m wary about vampire books, but I decided to take a chance on this series because I’ve heard so many good thingsRead more