The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Title: The Nutcracker. Writer(s): E.T.A. Hoffmann.Illustrator(s): Sanna Annukka. Publisher: Ten Speed Press.Format: Hardcover.Release Date: September 11th, 2018.Original Release Date: 1816.Pages: 91.Genre(s): Fantasy.ISBN13: 9780399581526. My Overall Rating: ★★★ There it is, standing tall and proud, right on top of that blazing yet cozy fireplace, solemnly guarding the plate of cookies and cup of milk in a dimly … Continue reading The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2022!

Hello everyone! As we get cozy (or busy) for that once-a-year supper under festive and joyful conditions, I wanted to make a quick post to wish you all Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! The year went by so fast and I always figured this was the moment, right before New Year, for us to take … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2022!

Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

Title: Krampus: The Yule Lord. Writer(s): Brom. Publisher: Harper Voyager.Format: Hardcover.Release Date: October 30th, 2012.Pages: 357.Genre(s): Fantasy.ISBN13: 9780062095657. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ To be stripped away of your whole raison d'être can be quite a nihilistic experience. And for it to be done by erasing your existence for centuries can be traumatic on one's consciousness, especially … Continue reading Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2021!

Hello everyone! We all know what day it is today and it happens to be one of the most magical days across the planet and I wanted to take a moment to simply wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! It's been, once again, a tough year that has affected us in so … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2021!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2020!

Hello everyone! It's that time of the year where we would reunite with our loved ones and share a warm and festive, sometimes loud and chaotic, time around the table, while exchanging gifts and stories of how annoying this year has been. While some might have had to stay secluded during these holidays, I still … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2020!

A DC Universe Christmas by Mike Carlin

“...I know you love me. What I want is for you to show it... By listening to me. Really listening, with all your heart, when we talk. Between the alien invasions and the super-villains and who knows what else... Well, sometimes it's hard to fight for attention in your world.” — Mark Waid, A DC … Continue reading A DC Universe Christmas by Mike Carlin

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol           They say there's a book for every person. Well, I say that there's also a book for every time of the year. I took these holidays to acquaint myself with … Continue reading A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens