Magical Mondays: A Summer Guide to Mythical Beasts

Summer is in full swing here in the South. It is humid and hot...like the kind of hot that lingers on your skin hours after coming inside. Inside is where you'll find me. Inside or in a body of water! This got me thinking about the various mythical creatures/monsters that dwell in the murky depths.… Continue reading Magical Mondays: A Summer Guide to Mythical Beasts

Magical Mondays: Females to Follow

In this last entry of our Girls with Swords series, I would like to focus on female leadership. In fiction, these ladies either were the spark of a rebellion, great battle strategists, or inspirational figures who rallied the troops in battle. First off, we cannot create a list of powerful female characters without including Princess… Continue reading Magical Mondays: Females to Follow

Wednesdays Through the Wardrobe: Aslan’s Reach

In the beginning of the Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the reader is not met with tales of the Pevensie siblings' adventures. You discover that Edmund and Lucy have been shipped off to stay with their terrible cousin Eustace Clarence Scrubb, while their older siblings are involved in exciting, albeit non-Narnian fun. Eustace is a… Continue reading Wednesdays Through the Wardrobe: Aslan’s Reach

Magical Mondays: Wizards and Warriors

In the second entry of our Girls with Swords series, I am tackling some of my favorite heroines from the universes of JK Rowling, Tamora Pierce, and JRR Tolkien. JRR Tolkien created many great characters in Lord of the Rings! Eowyn, niece of King Theoden of Rohan, yearns to contribute more to her people than… Continue reading Magical Mondays: Wizards and Warriors

Wednesdays Through the Wardrobe: Revisiting Prince Caspian

Saturday afternoon, I had the pleasure of seeing The Logos' Theatre's stage production of Prince Caspian. This is the second time that I have seen this production, and the fourth show that I have seen at this amazing theatre in Taylors, SC. You think that travel from our world to another world would be impossible… Continue reading Wednesdays Through the Wardrobe: Revisiting Prince Caspian

Magical Mondays: Girls with Swords

It is no shock that I love fantasy stories. Give me a dragon or a wizard, and I am in heaven! My favorite fantasy series include unexpected heroes, humorous dialogue, and a little bit of whimsy. Also, I am a big fan of fierce female characters! I love the gentle warriors. I love the stubborn… Continue reading Magical Mondays: Girls with Swords

Wednesdays Through the Wardrobe: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Today we begin our journey through the next book in The Chronicles of Narnia series: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. This book was actually written third, right behind The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and Prince Caspian. It follows two of the Pevensie siblings (Edmund and Lucy) on their final journey into Narnia,… Continue reading Wednesdays Through the Wardrobe: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Through the Wardrobe: Be Content

This is the last entry of our journey through Prince Caspian. I am excited to be seeing a stage production of this story at The Logos Theatre in Taylors, SC next week! It will be my second viewing of Prince Caspian, and my third Narnian play at The Logos! I highly recommend this theatre! After… Continue reading Through the Wardrobe: Be Content