Initial Thoughts: There is such a thing as a cuteness overload, and it's definitely here with this book. I'm pretty sure I've gushed and squeed for a majority of the book to a friend who's read this before. I'm probably not done doing so either. Do we need another Cinderella retelling? Probably not. But did [...]
Now normally I'd have posted a Food and Fandom post by now, since I've been so busy making random dishes from the books I've read. Buuuut, let's get some of these books out of the way before I spam my blog with goodies. There's a heftier review of The Step-Spinsters in the form of a blog [...]
Because I'm all about women powah! From women mechanics in space to female crossdressing pirate captains, girls totally run the world. And thensome. Have you read either of these books? What did you think?
So I have this thing that I do with my little voldies during lunchtime, and it usually revolves around me trying to placate them with a bit of storytelling. I try not to do it too often, but occasionally I relent when all of them turn their little pulchritudinous faces at me and start to [...]
What? A writing-related fairy-tale post? It took only a few months to get back to my roots! Okay, maybe a few months and a motivated "head-clearing-through-jogging" experience, but who's counting? Lately I've been doing some pondering about fairy tale retellings. It's because of the Eggplant Literary Productions prompt for Spellbound and Spindles, which asks for the retelling of fairy tales [...]