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The Lunar Chronicles : Cinder: 1 by Marissa Meyer

Title: The Lunar Chronicles: Cinder: 1
Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 9780141340135
Genre: Fantasy, Fairy Tales Retold
Pages: 400
Source: Product Manager
Rating: 3/5… 353 more words


A brief exploration of trees and the forests that house them

Trees symbolise nature, creation and fertility and in many cultures, are representative of gods themselves. The motif of trees and forest are prevalent in Grimm’s Fairy Tales.  393 more words

Brothers Grimm

Mori Origins; Part 3

The night was cool and the air was fresh, crisp with anticipation. The wispy feet of the nymph padded softly on the moss covered ground, her arms cradling a mound of cloth with something nestled deep in its folds. 1,218 more words

Mori Kei

Mori Origins; Part 1

Although it is not widely known and those who are aware of must hide the truth, mori men and women are half-nymph, half-human. It is a lovely, but tragic story. 593 more words

Mori Kei

In Which a Everything is Solved by Dancing

And I Cannot Make Up My Mind About Princess Tutu

Imagine, if you will, a fishbowl. There are fish swimming about in it, oblivious to the world around them, going about their own lives and dramas completely unaware that they are in any way constricted . 1,934 more words


Fairy Tales are Lazy Storytelling

If you know me, you’re probably staring at your computer screen in surprise right now. As anyone who has been in my presence for upwards of fifteen minutes can tell you, I  717 more words


Fairy Tales of the Month: July 2014 The Three Snake Leaves

H. J. Ford


“What? Is that it?” Thalia is incredulous and indignant.

“Yes, I am afraid so.”

“I don’t like that story.” Thalia stalks off to bed with Teddy dragging behind. 553 more words