Tales from… || The Starlit Wood Review

Tales from… || The Starlit Wood Review

Initial Thoughts: As with any short story collection, this little gem had stellar stories, great stories, good stories, and those that weren't for me. Personal favorites were definitely "Spinning Silver," "Even the Crumbs Were Delicious," "Seasons of Glass and Iron," and "The Briar and the Rose". THE STARLIT WOOD: NEW FAIRY TALES edited by Dominik [...]

Scientifick Fairies || The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland Review

Scientifick Fairies || The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland Review

Initial Thoughts:  With a long title and each chapter having cutesy little summaries, you're expecting a children's book. But holy heck, things turned dark and twisty, and the writing is seamless and effortless and HOW DOES VALENTE DO IT, DAMMIT. THE GIRL WHO CIRCUMNAVIGATED FAIRYLAND IN A SHIP OF HER OWN MAKING by Catherynne M. [...]