Popol Vuh Book Review

From Goodreads The history behind this cultural and religious narrative is both fascinating and tragic. It is this history which drew me to read the Popol Vuh, and it is laid out along with classical narrative and poetic structure used by the Quiche people and some narrative about how this particular translator came to work […]

Publications Update and…..give away?

I took a wee bit of a break after publishing my series on the history and lore of the jötnar, but I’m back at it: today I’ve published my first more personal piece over at Huginn’s Heathen Hoff, “A Personal Encounter with History and Spirit.” Goes well with yesterday’s post, I think! Also, I am […]

“To Be A Slave” Book Review

From my Goodreads Reviews This book is incredibly powerful. The commentary from the editor, however, at times leaves much to be desired. Everything from making pretty racist remarks about Native Americans (namely that they were too lazy to work as slaves or that their societies were primitive and this contributed to their supposed laziness??) to […]

Review of “Number the Stars”

This isn’t the first time I’ve read this book and won’t be the last. It opens up doors to learning about this exceptionally horrific period of history, which is something that I’m increasingly appreciating about children’s historical fiction. This book is not eventful, that is something to be aware of. It tackles a terrible period […]