Thursday’s Tale: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

I know “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is not actually a folk tale, but it has become so familiar to us, so much a part of our culture, that I think it still fits in my rather loose Thursday Tales collection. I’ve read the story of the schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane …

Audiobook Review: Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett

Title: Bitter Spirits (Roaring Twenties #1) Author: Jenn Bennett Read by: Amy Landon Published: May 14, 2014 by Tantor Genre: Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Add: Goodreads Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Audible Aida Palmer performs a spirit medium show onstage at Chinatown’s illustrious Gris-Gris …

Thursday’s Tale: Wickedly Magical by Deborah Blake

“Wickedly Magical” is a re-working of the Baba Yaga lore. As you may know, Baba Yaga is a strong, powerful, frightening witch who comes to us from Slavic folklore. She often lives in a hut that  stands on chicken legs and is sometimes surrounded by a fence with a skull on each …