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“Let the little fairy in you fly!” (Rufus Wainwright)

December is a month of magic – at least, that’s how I choose to see it, rather than a month of biting winds, zero natural light, and weeping over the expanding credit card bills and waistlines that mark the holiday season.  871 more words

Books

Day 13

Boy, Snow, Bird, by Helen Oyeyemi

I bought this book the day it was released, back in March of this year. I didn’t queue up at the bookstore the night before, but I might have if necessary. 346 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Virginia Woolf's Orlando and the country house

My blog post on Woolf’s Orlando is now available on the OUP blog:

http://blog.oup.com/2014/12/virginia-woolf-orlando-country-house/

The source for the quotations from Angela Carter is a YouTube video of Tom Paulin’s notorious… 145 more words

Books

I like big books and I cannot lie.

A bit of a double feature considering my last post, but mostly a different topic and by and large so readers can get to know me a bit better! 513 more words

Blog

Last Night I Read The Company Of Wolves

Last night I read The Company of Wolves by Angela Carter for the very first time. I know, I know, I’m 28 years late, but last night I… 187 more words

Life

Fairy Tale Events, Free Reads and TWO Giveaways

Good morning fellow fairy tale fiends. I have some good news to share!

On December 17th, there will be a short Shady Lady Fairy Tale featured as a FREE read at Arden Aoide’s… 412 more words

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