Deborah Harkness “A Discovery of Witches” – book review

I had such mixed feelings about A Discovery of Witches. I really enjoyed the first half of it – it was Oxford, Twilight, and bits of Harry Potter combined. The heroine is an academic specializing in 17th-century alchemy. The main premise of the book is the worry of many an academic working in the Bodleian – Diane calls up a manuscript by accident, which turns … Continue reading Deborah Harkness “A Discovery of Witches” – book review

Game of Thrones Season 8: The Battle of the Queens

They’re both female, blonde, and (justifiably) very angry. Being blonde and female- I’m enjoying this showdown a lot. If only the men interfered a bit less… All hail Cersei, Queen of the Andals and the First Men. Cersei has lost what she loved the most in the past few seasons: her three children. So far her life has been the fulfillment of Maggy the Frog’s prophecy. … Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 8: The Battle of the Queens