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Mira Mirror

By Mette Ivie Harrison

Abandoned by her parents, and then apprenticed to a witch, Mira is captivated by the other young apprentice, who adopts her as a sister. 106 more words


The Missing Queen: Retelling the Ramayana

It has been ten years since Ram’s return from fallen Lanka. Ayodhya is shining. Ayodhya is prosperous. But darkness lurks at the heart of the victrorious regime.

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Sisters dear and nothing alike: Toads and Diamonds by Heather Tomlinson

Let’s start with the original tale:¬†Charles Perrault’s “Toads and Diamonds.” This fairy tale, as in so many others, begins with three women: a widow and her two daughters. 2,052 more words


Splintered (Splintered #1) by A.G. Howard - Book Review


By: A.G. Howard

Overall: 4 1/2 out of 5 Stars


Splintered is book one in the series by A.G. Howard. 450 more words


Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte versus Jane by April Lindner

Jane by April Lindner
384 pages
Published October 11th, 2010 by Poppy
Source: Library

(I own a copy of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte)

Synopsis of Jane: 1,398 more words


Reading Update

These last few weeks haven’t been good for me in the reading department. I don’t think I’m in a reading slump, but something isn’t clicking for me right now. 558 more words

YA Books

Guest Post: Growing New Trees in Old Forests by Cat Hellisen

Cat Hellisen is an author of fantasy for adults and young adults. Born in 1977 in Cape Town, South Africa, she has also lived in Johannesburg, Knysna, and Nottingham.

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