12 Amazing Tapestry Weaving Books for Beginners!

Let’s talk about Tapestry Weaving for beginners. I don’t know about you, but the last year was certainly a time for new hobbies. I’ve been harboring a house plant obsession the last few months and have officially run out of space for any new plant babies.  In addition, I’ve been having this strong desire to

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Summer 2021 New Book Releases

27 New Book Releases for Summer 2021

Who is excited about summer?!?!? ME ME ME ME! I sit here writing, staring at the snow coming down and wishing it was summer already. I know that I choose to live in a climate that gets an insane amount of snow every year, but each February I start dreaming about the ability to walk

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Best Books for March 2021

Best Book I Read This Month: March 2021

It’s finally April, and it is gorgeous here in Colorado with 60-70 degree days all week!  I’ve been hanging as much as I can in the sunshine, soaking it up like a sponge. I noticed that the warmer and sunnier it is outside,  the better my overall mood.   Sunshine = Happiness It is a little

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Outstanding Personal Finance Books For Young Adults

Part of becoming a young adult is learning how to get your financial shit together.  There becomes a certain point in our twenties (or thirties) that it is no longer cute to ask your parents how to write a check or how to open a bank account. Unfortunately, it is exceedingly rare to be taught

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Best Book I Read This Month: February 2021

Well y’all, spring seems to finally be peeking its head around the corner! I can’t wait. I need spring so bad, gimme gimme gimme! I’m going to be honest with you, February was pretty rough. I felt underwater at work, I felt underwater with Alchemy, and I felt too guilty about being behind everywhere to

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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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