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Week 79: Eowyn Ivey

“In my old age, I see that life itself is often more fantastic and terrible than the stories we believed as children, and that perhaps there is no harm in finding magic among the trees.”  20 more words


Enchanting, evocative and enthralling - Eowyn Ivey's atmospheric The Snow Child

Mabel and Jack move to the middle of the wilderness for a new start, trying to get past the grief at their childlessness. Their struggle against the elements and to overcome the distance that has grown between them fades briefly for a night where they madly make a child out of snow. 350 more words

Book Thoughts

Book Review #2: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey



My boyfriend’s mother gave me a copy of this…shall we say well-written yet horribly depressing story. 378 more words


I would never have
believed so much compassion
was in a snowflake

Someone told me yesterday about a book called Snowball Earth, which triggered a memory of a poem I wrote in the nineties which had the last line ‘snowflake compassion’. 86 more words


My Top 5 Books of 2013 - Book 1

This list is in no particular order, and out of the 90+ books I read last year there were 23 that I rated 5 out of 5 stars. 384 more words


Book Review: The Snow Child

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Rating: 3.8 / 5.0

I often quote some lines from the book when I write a review on it, but Eowyn Ivey’s duet novel… 147 more words

Books And Moovies

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

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Set in the 1920’s, married couple Mabel and Jack are struggling to make it through the cold winter with little food, and haunted by the loss of their child years before. 464 more words