"Since I can remember, my eyes have always grown big at tales of the marvelous."
L. Frank Baum
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Reading A Tale of Two Castles put me in a mood to reread a favorite Gail Carson Levine book, Fairest. Set in the same world as Ella Enchanted (and very loosely connected), this one is a retelling of Snow White. … Continue reading
What if Sleeping Beauty didn’t turn out the way all those fairies at her christening intended? That’s one element–and my favorite–of Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley. There’s a line in The People the Fairies Forget when Tarry wonders what christening-gifted … Continue reading
As you know if you visit here regularly, I love retold fairy tales. But…not always. Unfortunately, including fairy tale elements is not a guarantee of a high quality book (just a usually promising sign). Towards the end of last year, … Continue reading
I’ve read several books about ordinary princesses. The danger is that ordinary can sometimes be only half a step from boring, and when you set out to make your heroine ordinary, you sometimes end up with a heroine who is so very … Continue reading