We are introducing a new series on the blog: The Genre Guide! One of our goals at Alchemy Bookshop is to help you expand your reading life into books and genres that you might have not been originally drawn to. We have started with the essential Sci-Fi (Science Fiction) books as it seems to be
Sometimes you need to go somewhere. And sometimes, a pandemic gets in the way. Not to worry, we have a few ideas of where you can go in the meantime… Going a little stir-crazy… Well all, here we are on day 84503th of Covid-Quarantine. I don’t know about you but if you’re like me, you’re
Trilogies are the perfect format for a fantasy story, at least in my humble opinion. Long drawn-out series tend to lose my interest after a couple of books such as the fantastic, but incredibly long, 14 book Wheel of Time Series. (Still haven’t made it past book 9 yet!) Not to mention, there are SO
Have you ever finished a book and just… stopped and sighed in contentment? A dreamy far off look in your eye as you try desperately to stay in that world for just a little longer? For me, that book was The Starless Sea. If you are here, there’s a good chance that you loved it
Even though all of us have our favored genres we are avid readers and our reading tends to be all over the map. Every month we like to reflect on the best books we read that month, and fan girl over the books that remind us why we love to read in the first place.
I have a confession to make… I’m not a fan of Valentine’s Day. I feel that it is an overly commercialized day that can make feel you like a failure if you are single or feel like you are drowning under the expectation of creating the “perfect” romantic night for your partner. I am a
Why I’m Here For Queer Books In 2021 Today on the blog we are talking 2021 queer books. A few years ago I read an anthology “Meet Cute” that had a bunch of romantic short stories in it. The book as a whole felt pretty lackluster but there were a few stories that were hidden
As much as I like to pretend I’m a special butterfly and no one ‘gets’ me, it’s pretty clear that I am just like thousands (millions?) of other millennial women who are obsessed with True Crime. via GIPHY Why are we so fascinated with True Crime? This article by the BBC mentions toward the end that