Tagged with fairies

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

Before I started Cassandra Clare’s City of Fallen Angels, I was still running off a high from the last installment, City of Glass and I’ll be honest, I was slightly nervous about how Clare would manage to move the story forward after such climactic events. The beginning of this book is indeed a little slower … Continue reading

Snow White & the Huntsman: Movie Review

Snow White & the Huntsman: Movie Review

*Mild Spoilers, as the skeleton of the story remains true to the original* As soon as I saw the trailer for Snow White & the Huntsman, months ago, I was looking forward to seeing it. No, not because of Kristen Stewart, rather in spite of her ‘charms’. As you may or may not have noticed, … Continue reading

On Laundering your Wishes…

“Wishes of one’s old life wither and shrivel like old leaves if they are not replaced with new wishes when the world changes. And the world always changes. Wishes get slimy, and their colors fade, and soon they are just mud, like all the rest of the mud, and not wishes at all, but regrets. … Continue reading

On the Perils of Faerie…

“Faerie is a perilous land, and in it are pitfalls for the unwary and dungeons for the overbold…The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts and birds are found there; shoreless seas and stars uncounted; beauty that is an enchantment, and an ever-present peril; … Continue reading

The Minister’s Daughter

The Minister’s Daughter

The Minister’s Daughter by Julie Hearn was a moving and delightful read. It was a book I had been searching for, ever since I read Hearn’s Ivy and looked up other titles by the author. I’d gleamed from the description that it was about witches, 17th century England, and fairies, featuring lead female characters; I … Continue reading

On Fairies…

“Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.” – J.M. Barrie