In Defense of Whimsy

by Page Turner Magazine‘s Features Writer Shannon Stockdale-Elftman What is whimsy, really? The problem is whimsy is hard to pin down. It’s much like that oft-misunderstood quote concerning pornography. “I’ll know it when I see it.” Ironically, when we think about whimsy in storytelling we tend to favor children’s stories. Read more…

Romantasy Booklist

by Marleigh Green If you’re anything like me, and you spend way too much time on BookTok, you’veprobably seen people talking about books that blend the genres of Romance and Fantasy.Together, they form the power couple: Romantasy. But what exactly does it mean? What makesa book straight up Fantasy versus Read more…