Selkies are mythological creatures found in Irish, Scottish, Faroese and Icelandic folklore. They live as seals in the sea, but shed their skin and live as humans on land. They can be coerced into relationships with humans if someone steals and hides their sealskin. If they find their sealskin, they will go back to the… Continue reading The Sea Child — What is a Selkie?
Twilight/Life and Death
Book Review: Twilight/Life and Death, by Stephenie Meyer: I was curious to see how Stephenie Meyer was going to pull off a gender switch up for Twilight, so I bought Twilight/Life and Death (the tenth anniversary edition) and started reading. First you have to understand that I am a die-hard Twilight fan. I've read the… Continue reading Twilight/Life and Death
Braced To Bite
I was in the library the other day and picked up Braced To Bite, by Serena Robar, from the YA section. Colby Blanchard is a Type A personality with a little OCD thrown in. She's a cheerleader, bossy, determined to be Homecoming Queen, planning to ace college, and a little arrogant too... until she is… Continue reading Braced To Bite
Sucks To Be Me
If you're looking for a fun YA book, try Sucks To Be Me, by Kimberly Pauley. This is the story of Mina Hamilton, whose vampire parents have been hiding her existence from the vampire authorities. But when they find out about Mina, they fine her parents and force her to take a class so that… Continue reading Sucks To Be Me
Vampires have lurked in our worst nightmares since time began. The early vampires were all evil, skulking through the darkest night, dooming those who were bitten. In 1897 Bram Stoker created Dracula, who has to stay in his coffin all day and terrorizes the world by night. But imaginitive story-tellers didn’t leave it there. They… Continue reading On Vampires