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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Quarantine Gardening Cover

Jane’s Love: Quarantine Gardening

Just Checking In… Hello Beautiful People, and welcome to Quarantine Gardening!  It feels like the closer we get to normalization, the farther it seems. I am so excited that I’ve gotten my first vaccine dose (and most of my family has as well!) None of us have really shown any side effects, although my arm …

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Community Care Via The Bakery

Hello Beautiful People! I am so excited and glad to be speaking to you again about my community care experiment. This project has really brought a lot of focus and joy to me in the last month, along with feelings of accomplishment.  As this global pandemic drags on I’m clinging to these good vibes for …

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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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TBR List

What The F$!# is A TBR List and other Bookish Jargon

Welcome to the Bookish Community all you new bibliophiles! The kindest community on the internet, but full of terminology and jargon that makes a person feel slightly intimidated when first introduced to this online love letter to all things bookish.  Or was that just me? Today, I’d like to *virtually* sit down and discuss some …

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Why We Love Chick Lit As An Act Of Feminism

Why Do We Hate Pink? When I was a little girl, I decided that I hated the color pink. This hatred of pink I carried with me up until college. I would loudly proclaim “Ew, pink is such a GIRLY color” and gravitate towards literally anything else. What does this have to do with Chick …

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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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