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  It may seem cliché, but there is no pair quite like a good book and a long trip. Travel and reading just seem made for one another. Maybe it’s because we are often stuck in one place for so long. Those trans-Atlantic flights,...

The Alchemist of Souls(Night’s Masque trilogy) by Anne Lyle - “Anne Lyle creates an alternate Elizabethan England done right. A world where history meets fantasy in the streets, and where neither emerges unscathed. With a twisting plot, endearing characters, fast-paced action, and truly unique and alien “fey”... No wilting faerie queens and tortured knights here: this is how historical fantasy gets dirty." ~Douglas Hulick, author of “Among Thieves" #books #fantasy #goodreads

Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its simplicity and wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an Alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest.