The Essential Guide of Sci-Fi Books For The New Reader

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

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My Favorite Fantasy Trilogies

13 Fantasy Trilogies: My Old and New Favorites

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

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10 Books Like The Starless Sea You’ll Love

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

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Best Book I Read This Month: January 2021

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.

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30 Queer New Releases Coming Out In 2021

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

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True Crime and Serial Killers- Why Are We Obsessed?

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

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