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Thirteenth Child by Patricia C. Wrede

Thirteenth Child by Patricia C. Wrede

A combination of Fire, Little House on the Prairie, and Harry Potter, Thirteenth Child by Patricia C. Wrede swept me away to an alternate history of the United States and a Wild West where mystical beasts roam the wilderness, and magic is read about in newspapers instead of fairy tales. The story follows Eff, a young girl … Continue reading

On Dragons…

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” – G.K. Chesterton

In Defense of Reading

In Defense of Reading

It’s nothing new to have to explain to others why I still read fantasy, why fairy tales are worthy of my time, and that yes, I read YA books. Even so, people still feel the need to put down what they don’t understand. That’s why it was so refreshing to see Kristin Cashore express her frustration at … Continue reading