Differences Between Folklore, Myths, and Legends: Are They One & The Same?
Folklore. Myths. Legends. Are they interchangeable? Not quite. So why do people often confuse these terms or use them interchangeably? Folklore stories Juliette Wood, author of Fantastic Creatures in Mythology and Folklore: From Medieval Times to the Present Day describes that a ‘Folklore’ is really…
The New Salem: Review of Spells Trouble by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast
I’ve always loved books about witches. Always. Witches have been a fascination of mine from a young age, and I constantly find myself picking up new stories with witchy protagonists, particularly of the young adult variety. Thanks to NetGalley and Wednesday Books, I now have…
6 Majestic Retellings of Greek Mythology You Should Read ASAP
Folklore and Mythology – two of the classics that have shaped so many of the stories you know and love. I have compiled a list of six books that re-imagine this Greek mythology, incorporating some more modern day elements. Full of emotion, drama and action,…
The Spiderwick Chronicles – Folklore That Kids Will Actually Love
As a kid I loved the idea of Fairies, Elves, and Goblins- anything traditionally considered folklore really. I wanted a brownie to live in my home so badly, I was willing to bake it tiny treats as a thank you in my easy bake oven….
New Life: Folktale Retellings For Adults
Folklore, fairy tales, even myths and legends. All of these classics have a tendency to be marketed towards a younger audience. Maybe the “lessons” or “morals” of the tales are typically seen as necessary for the younger generation. I however, feel that much of the…
Circe by Madeline Miller Review: A Goddess & Also A Witch
“When I was born, the word for what I was did not exist.” Circe is a story of Greek folklore novel that takes you for quite the ride. This story is that of a young adult through adulthood which the reader follows throughout its narrative….
The Voynich Manuscript: One of the World’s Most Mysterious Manuscripts
Updated on July 25, 2021
Double Trouble: A Look At Disney’s Twisted Tales Series
Updated on July 27, 2021
House of Hollow Review: A Marvelously Mysterious Modern Fairy Tale
Updated on July 23, 2021
How Stephen King Almost Threw Away His Most Successful Book
Updated on July 6, 2021