Quirky Stocking Stuffers

Quirky Stocking Stuffers For Your Better Half

At a loss for what to stuff your SO’s stocking with?  We have a few ideas… Here we are again, in that gleeful time where consumerism knows no bounds- and who even cares because it’s CHRISTMAS.  We might be slightly obsessed with Christmas here at Alchemy Bookshop, and have been planning our Christmas shopping and …

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The Best Fantasy Books Series With Kickass Female Leads

Sometimes you need a fantasy books series that inspires you to fix your problems… by kicking some boo-tay.  Nothing gets me out of a funk like reading about incredibly strong female characters that take charge of their own destiny by training hard and fighting hard.  Major Plus if they rise above the patriarchy and defeat …

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My Foray into Smutty Romance Books- Should You Try One?

As we all know, I am and have been a pretty avid reader of romance novels, but smutty romance books are a fairly new avenue for me. I chronicled my first experience of reading a romance novel at a pretty young age. Since then I’ve been reading romance novels regularly. My foray into romantic erotica …

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20 Cute Advent Calendars

20 Of The Cutest Advent Calendars For the 2020 Holidays

2020 has been quite a year as all the 2020 nostalgia gear on the internet can attest to. It’s been mentally tough and incredibly challenging in so many ways.  #Is2020OverYet Etsy Shop: ButterflyMugDesign Etsy Shop: UtopiadesignUS Etsy Shop: MoonlightMakers Etsy Shop: stampoutonline It’s about time that we have some small pieces of joy to cling …

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Your Holiday Gift Guide for Book Fanatics

It may feel like Fall just arrived, but we are within two months of the Holiday Season!  We are presenting our Holiday Gift Guide a little early this year and focusing on small Etsy shops.  With COVID causing increased demand with online shopping and the inevitable shipping delays, it will be prudent this year to …

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Why I love Reading Poetry as a Palate Cleanser

The Sad Reputation of Poetry When most people think of reading poetry, their mind probably jumps to the classics like Shakespeare, and let’s be honest, they probably instantly lose interest. Stuffy prose, flowery language, iambic pentameter… all this comes to mind like some high school flashback nightmare. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve …

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Best Book I Read This Month: October 2020

Even though all of us have our favored genres, we are avid readers and read in genres all over the map. Every month we like to reflect back at the best book we read this month. The stuff that reminded us why we love to read. There were so many books to pick from this …

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