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Taking Risks: In 2018, I Leveled Up

I walked into 2018 with a vague set of goals and I’m walking out of it with concrete plans for how to grow all the seeds I planted. Is this leveling up?


by Samantha Puc • October 18, 2018
Books Giveaways Spirituality

Giveaway Winners: The Practical Witch’s Spell Book & Everyday Tarot Magical Book Bundle

Congratulations to the winners of this Magical Book Bundle giveaway from Running Press Books! Items in the bundle are on sale now.


by Samantha Puc • September 20, 2018
Books Giveaways Nonfiction Recommendations Reviews Spirituality

Book Thoughts & Giveaway: The Practical Witch’s Spell Book & Everyday Tarot

I partnered with Running Press Books to do a magical book bundle giveaway featuring EVERYDAY TAROT & THE PRACTICAL WITCH’S SPELL BOOK! Here are my thoughts on both.


by Samantha Puc • September 14, 2018
Books Nonfiction Recommendations Reviews

Book Thoughts: Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History

Girl Squads, written by Sam Maggs and illustrated by Jenn Woodall, is a short, historical essay collection that does justice to its incredible subjects.


by Samantha Puc • August 14, 2018
Comics and Graphic Novels Recommendations

Comics You Should Be Reading: Faith

I finally picked up the first two Faith trades from Valiant Comics, starring Faith Herbert as the best damn superhero in L.A., and I’m in love. If you want fat-positive comics rep, this is the series for you.


by Samantha Puc • August 5, 2018