Tags: Fairy Tales
  • Uprooted by Naomi Novik Review of Uprooted by Naomi Novik

    Uprooted is the latest novel by Naomi Novik, whose writing has received much recognition. She is a recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and multiple books in her Temeraire series have been New York Times bestsellers. The first novel in this series and her debut, His Majesty’s Dragon, won both the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel and the Locus Award for Best First Novel and was nominated for a Hugo Award in the […]

  • Review of The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein

    The Uncertain Places is a fantasy book incorporating fairy tales set in Berkeley, California, in the 1970s and some of the 1980s. The author, Lisa Goldstein, won the American Book Award for her novel The Red Magician.  She has also been nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and several other awards, including the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award, and the World Fantasy Award. Ben Avery and Will Taylor have been friends for years so it’s […]

  • Review of The Sevenfold Spell

    The Sevenfold Spell by Tia Nevitt 97pp (E-book) My Rating: 7/10 Amazon Rating: 5/5 LibraryThing Rating: 3.5/5 Goodreads Rating: 3.4/5 The Sevenfold Spell is a new novella by Tia Nevitt, who runs the wonderful Debuts & Reviews site. This Sleeping Beauty story is the first in a series of fairy tale retellings called Accidental Enchantments. The next book will be based on Cinderella, and there are plans for books based on Beauty and the Beast and Snow White as well. […]