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“The Girl who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making” by Catherynne M. Valente

I’ve been putting off writing this review for the past few days purely for the fact that it means that the magic of this book is over. This book reminds me a lot of the first Harry Potter book in terms … Continue reading

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“Uprooted” by Naomi Novik

People who don’t judge books by their covers are idiots. The boyfriend and I were in Dymocks the other day and I saw Uprooted. Just look at its adorable cover. I thought it looked magical and fairytale-esque and immediately picked it up. … Continue reading

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“Bitter Greens” by Kate Forsyth

Bitter Greens is my favourite kind of book. Historical fiction with just a teensy bit of magic thrown in for good measure. Which makes sense, seeing as Bitter Greens is both a retelling of the Rapunzel fairytale that we grew up with, … Continue reading

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Hook, Line, and Sinker

After watching “Ariel”, or the sixth episode of the third season of Once Upon a Time, I need to add another fictitious crush to my already long and well-established list. This would be Captain Hook, that sexy brooding pirate that we are … Continue reading

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