“We’re not porcies…” [Reader Fox’s Box of Quotes]

"We're not porcies with pumps for hearts and delusions for souls." -Curio Evangeline Denmark There's something about this quote that was really poignant for me when I read this book. Not only did I just really love it, but there's a poeticness to the thought that it brings out. The thing about this quote is that…

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Once Upon a January (Monthly Wrap Up #1)

It's January 31st! We made it! At least, that appears to be the general consensus in the wrap ups I've read this morning. Apparently January took too long. 🤔 I'll admit, I didn't notice. But then again, I'm always dreading the passing of time. I've got so much to do and not enough moments in…

Curio [Evangeline Denmark]

“Better to live without fear than follow rules that will bring you down anyway.” Curio was fantastic! This is one of those books that, upon finishing, left me majorly upset. How could something so fascinating, so unique, so brilliant be over? I found myself immediately looking to finding and buying a sequel, only to be…

The Ice Child: A Winter Fairy Tale [Evangeline Denmark]

He intensely wished himself under a glacier rather than beneath the scrutiny of the guild masters. Every time I read something by Evangeline Denmark I find myself blown away by the characters she builds. There's a certain quality in her writing that is a rare thing to find in books these days. Set in a…