A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting my favorite local indie — The Concord Bookshop — to hear local author Gregory Maguire (of WICKED fame) speak about and read from his new book: EGG AND SPOON (sorry picture is a tad blurry!). 156 more words
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As you might know I recently saw Gregory Maguire at our local Barnes and Noble where he was kicking off his book tour for his newest book: … 601 more words
A fantasy set in Tsarist Russia.
Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscripted into the Tsar’s army, the other taken as a servant in the house of the local landowner. 369 more words
This is not your mother’s fairy tale! Gregory Maguire has created quite the niche for himself, reconstructing fairy tales we have heard our whole lives, giving us the backstory, and twisting it up a bit. 194 more words
Wicked ‘hype’ is something that hit pretty hard amongst my friendship group, I know a great many girlies who absolutely loved the musical adaptation of this novel – however I was not amongst them. 914 more words
So, #20 goes to “What-the-dickens: The story of a rogue tooth fairy”. It is written by Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked. To be honest, I thought that it would be something akin to Wicked (adult version of an old fairytale). 60 more words