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Tag Archives: fairies
I like everything I own to have a story. That doesn’t extend to, say, my shampoo or silverware, but it does include my knick-knacks. I saw these adorable fairies for sale in Covent Gardens. Having just spent a week wandering … Continue reading
Because it’s spring and I’m greatly enjoying the Once Upon a Time Challenge, I thought I’d post a fairy tale Fiction Friday this week. This is a short retelling of Cinderella, which I posted about a year ago but thought … Continue reading
Long-time readers know that Peter Pan is one of my favorite books. You might also know that I often have trouble with new writers telling stories about beloved characters. So Gail Carson Levine’s Fairies series is a slightly dicey situation, … Continue reading
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