weekly wrap-up // 2-17-19

weekly wrap-up // 2-17-19

weekly happenings This was finally a relatively calm week for me. Our normal security guard was on vacation in Cancun which stressed me out a bit because I like routine and I like her and whenever she’s not there things seem to happen, but only one major thing happened (a patron cussed out another patron) […]

Posted February 17, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in weekly wrap-up / 4 Comments
etymology: witch

etymology: witch

I’m giving this feature about witchy etymology (history of a word) a shot again, this time with the actual word “witch!” in the OED, has uncertain origin probably from old english “wicce” which means female magician/sorceress more specific kind of magical craft practiced by women than later general definitions later meant “ a woman supposed to have […]

Posted February 16, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in witchy / 0 Comments
www wednesday \\ 2-13-19

www wednesday \\ 2-13-19

WWW Wednesday is a book blog meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words where book bloggers answer these questions: What are you currently reading? What are you reading next? What did you just finish reading?   just finished I have started my Grisha Trilogy reread (well, my S&B and S&S reread) so I can read […]

Posted February 13, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in www wednesday / 5 Comments
how to be a literary witch

how to be a literary witch

Something I find really fascinating about witchcraft is that there are a lot of different “paths” you can take. Each “path” has a type of “magic” that they focus on, like a green witch, who focuses on plant things, or a kitchen witch, who focuses on magic in the home. I’ve seen literary witchcraft mentioned […]

Posted February 12, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in witchy / 1 Comment

smol announcement: comments

Hi, friends. It has come to my attention that some people’s comments have not been going through since I went self-hosted approx. 2 weeks ago, so if you have commented and I have not responded yet, it’s because my site appears to be having problems, not because I’m ignoring you! I am so sorry I […]

Posted February 11, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
if i could bookstagram

if i could bookstagram

I wrote a while ago about my struggles with bookstagram on the blog (or the old blog, anyway) and unfortunately, I have not overcome any of them. I think the main problems are 1) I don’t actually have enough books?? I don’t know how this can be a thing, but it is. I just don’t […]

Posted February 11, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in blogging / 13 Comments
weekly wrap up // 2-10-19

weekly wrap up // 2-10-19

weekly happenings This was a weirdly busy week at the library. However, the teens were back in school normally except for a weird half day on Wednesday so they were generally calmer and not as hyped up and obnoxious as the past couple weeks when they had exams. On the job front, I found a […]

Posted February 10, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in weekly wrap-up / 1 Comment
january reads

january reads

I saw Malanie do this post on her lovely blog and since I am apparently out of ideas for this week, I decided to sum up my January reads as well. I had a pretty decent reading month for me with 7 books, though there were def some highs and lows. Here’s what I read: […]

Posted February 8, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 1 Comment
www wednesday \\ 2-6-19

www wednesday \\ 2-6-19

WWW Wednesday is a book blog meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words where book bloggers answer these questions: What are you currently reading? What are you reading next? What did you just finish reading?   just finished …nothing??? I haven’t actually finished a book for the past couple weeks because of my two recent […]

Posted February 6, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in www wednesday / 0 Comments