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 [...]

TTT: Fairy Tale Retellings

TTT: Fairy Tale Retellings

Fairy tale retellings! For me, these books never get old. I mean, obviously I'm not going to go out of my way and read every single fractured fairy tale novel out there, and I certainly don't want to over-read a certain fairy tale to extinction (I mean, how many Cinderella retellings are out there these [...]

TTT: Fractured Fairy Tales

TTT: Fractured Fairy Tales

By definition, a fractured fairy tale is taking an old, old fairy tale and changing things around a bit. So a retelling, if anything. Like making Cinderella into a cyborg or placing the twelve dancing sisters into old-world Romania. Maybe even turning Sleeping Beauty's savior into a woman or something. There've been quite a few [...]