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Letting Wicked Stepmothers & Evil Queens Off the Hook

Last night, I finished Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi. It’s a thought-provoking novel that uses an inverted tale of Snow White to tell of three women affected by America’s warped perception of race and beauty during the 1950′s. 600 more words


Fairy tales

I’ve been reading more Philip Pullman this week, in particular his re telling of the classic fairy tales we all know and love. Very interesting reading. 32 more words


Being Fairytale-ish

They are exquisite, women who have a child-like, fairy tale playfulness. They’re sweet and clever, too. There aren’t many – at least not many that I’ve met, but I wish there were.   192 more words


National Library Week: Thursday Book

I know, I know, I missed our date yesterday.  I’m sorry.  I just got busy with work, okay?  Jeeze.  I’m here today, aren’t I?

I even brought you some vicarious sensual romance: 205 more words

Book Reviews

Zebella .1 (Fairytale)

Zebella, a raven haired lioness of a
princess standing there in the cold fortress
begins to put on the enchanting dress given 
by the kings and queens of the winds of… 119 more words


More Gripes About Zipes

I’m getting to the point where I’m quite seriously annoyed with Professor Jack Zipes, he of the erudite fairy tale scholarship whom I’ve considered, recently, my academic guru. 717 more words