EXCALIBUR

EXCALIBUR by Ana Alonso and Javier PelegrínYA Fantasy / Literature in Spanish This is the first book in the Spanish tetralogy that is a retelling of the Arthurian myth - with a twist. The society is actually dystopian, and 'Britannia' is a sort of hologram wherein magic is based on computer codes and all of … Continue reading EXCALIBUR

THE MAGICAL LIFE AND WORK OF REMEDIOS VARO

THE MAGICAL LIFE AND WORK OF REMEDIOS VARO by Silvana Ávila Non-fiction, Art This is a wonderful illustrated book on Spanish surrealist painter Remedios Varo, written by Silvana Ávila. It includes a short but comprehensive biography and a study on her life's work, that is, her surrealist paintings.What I liked most about this book was … Continue reading THE MAGICAL LIFE AND WORK OF REMEDIOS VARO

PRINCE LESTAT

PRINCE LESTAT by Anne RiceAdult Dark Fantasy For those of you unfamiliar with The Vampire Chronicles, Ms. Rice’s Children of the Night were the blood-sucking monsters that haunted our dreams and epitomized vampires, before Twilight came along. And they’re not for the faint of heart.True Blood‘s human-loving vampires are tame by comparison (never mention Twilight‘s sun-sparkling fairies). … Continue reading PRINCE LESTAT

THE WHITE QUEEN

THE WHITE QUEEN by Philippa GregoryHistorical Fiction The White Queen is a historical novel written by Philippa Gregory about Elizabeth Woodville, the Queen of England from 1465 to 1483. Gregory’s book includes romance, royal intrigue, wars, scheming and plotting, blood, death, and magic, all spanning over the course of 20 or so years. Gregory’s book … Continue reading THE WHITE QUEEN