6 Miracles in Maggie Stiefvater’s All the Crooked Saints

6 Miracles in Maggie Stiefvater’s All the Crooked Saints

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Maggie Stiefvater’s All the Crooked Saints is a book about miracles, but these miracles do not come easily. The Soria family is capable of performing miracles that draw out the darkness within a person, giving it physical shape, so that their clients can figure out how to dispel it…here are some particularly interesting forms that darkness takes within the book.

Five Frigid Books for a Warm Winter

Five Frigid Books for a Warm Winter

On a personal level, I could be more broken up about it being 45 every day in NYC, but there is definitely something not in the spirit of things. Since this winter’s been so warm, get your fix of snow and frost with these books about deep winter.   Winterwood – Shea Ernshaw We have witches! We have winter choked woods! Actually, witch might be a stretch, but there’s something wrong in the Winterwood, and Nora Walker might have to find it. When a boy comes out of the woods alive after a brutal snowstorm, its secrets become too important …

5 Books Inspired By Celtic Mythology

5 Books Inspired By Celtic Mythology

Celtic mythology is, by far, one of my favorite things to discuss. Ever. I’ve spent a good chunk of the past two years studying and reading the myths and legends for my own personal research, and I’ve come away wanting to learn even more. The tales are beautiful and the mythical beings–be they deities or other magical creatures–are enthralling. Personally, I think one of the best way to share these myths and legends is through stories like the ones listed below. After all, intrigued individuals will seek out the source material, and they will be able to see what inspired …

Desert Books for National Dessert Day

Desert Books for National Dessert Day

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Okay, okay, before you @us, we do know the difference. But what goes better with your favorite dessert than a good book and some mediocre word play? Here are three books to embrace on #nationaldessertday.   All the Crooked Saints  This story follows a family of banished saints, perched high in the Colorado desert where supplicants must travel far for a miracle. These saints can help you, but they can’t save you from yourself, as many pilgrims learn to their dismay. Still, there’s much to be gained by braving the miracles of Bicho Raro. Enthralling, luminuos, and with enough Mexican …