Author: Jane Nickerson

Book Review: The Mirk and M..

Book Review: The Mirk and Midnight Hour

The Mirk and Midnight Hour is a retelling of Tam Lin, a fairy tale I am not as familiar with, but will definitely be reading more into soon. Set during the Civil War, Violet is still mourning the loss of her twin brother when her father announces he is not only going off to war, but marrying a widow and she will have a new stepsister along with a stepmother. Of course, her new stepsister is one she cannot stand, but she tries her best to get along with them as they move in. The coming of her younger cousin […]

Posted July 11, 2014
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Book Review: Strands of Bro..

Book Review: Strands of Bronze and Gold

You can call me morbid, but my favorite fairy tale of all time is the various Bluebeard tales. I have read the Grimm version several times and love when I find a novel rendition of the tale. As I started reading this one, I simply fell in love with the setting and the characters. Sophia is an innocent girl who is taken in by her godfather after her own father passes. He's a rich man and she does not want for anything, but she is nervous about the fact that he is a widower several times over and is unsure […]

Posted March 9, 2013
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