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Ironskin: Jane Eyre Meets Deadly Fairies

Ironskin by Tina Connolly
Tor Books, October 2nd, 2012 (Fantasy / Gaslamp)

My rating: Beach Vacation (3/5)

Ironskin is the first in a fantasy gaslamp trilogy that merges a Jane Eyre retelling with deadly fairies. 911 more words

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Brigitte Fassbaender: I sing a lot in dreams

In her own words but through the eyes of others

From an interview (Music Matters, BBC Radio 3, listen here) I have taken and reassembled various lines and passages of the German mezzo soprano’s ruminations and reflections, using her own words to create the poem below. 383 more words


An Arranged Marriage: Jan Hahn

Amazon: Kindle & Paperback

What It’s About

After the death of Mr. Bennet, his wife and daughters face eviction from Longbourn and a reduced income that they’re certain to exceed. 615 more words


The Luchador and the Pea

Hola! Buenos Dias!

So, today I am doing something different. This month’s story (yes, there will only be one story a month from now on) is called The Luchador and the Pea, featuring: Spanish! 184 more words


Working with myths

One of the things that makes a truly archetypal story so powerful is that you can change a lot of the superficial details and it still holds up. 369 more words


Cress, by Marissa Meyer

Title: Cress
Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: February 4th 2014
Pages: 550
ISBN: 0312642970
Source: Myself
Rating: 5/5
Buy at: BookDepository… 1,136 more words

Book Reviews

Review: Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine

There are whispers of a ghost in the slaughterhouse where sixteen-year-old Wen assists her father in his medical clinic—a ghost who grants wishes to those who need them most.

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