Photo 365 #62

I love books. A house is not a home without them.


And when I come home and find a brand new book waiting for me in the mailbox? Well, if there’s a better way to end a long day at work, then I don’t know it. 🙂

Thank you to Kip Wilson for the pretty, pretty package I found in my mailbox tonight! What do you love coming home to after a long day?

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An American Faerie Tale

thestolenOver the summer, I was lucky enough to snag a review copy of Bishop O’Connell’s book, The Stolen.  I was excited about it from the moment I saw that it was set partly in Tír na nÓg.

Of course, life happened, and I didn’t get around to reading it right away.  But when I did?  I couldn’t get it out of my head.

I was thrown off a bit by the beginning, as the story opens with a bit of back story about Brendan, who’s on his way to meet Áine, the girl he loves.  The blurb, though, focuses on Caitlin and the main plot of the book:

Tonight, for the first time in over a century, a mortal child will be kidnapped by faeries…