Underwhelming Retelling: Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson

Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson Published: March 12th 2013 by Random House Children’s Books Source: ARC from publisher Synopsis (Goodreads): The Bluebeard fairy tale retold. . . . When seventeen-year-old Sophia Petheram’s beloved father dies, she receives an unexpected letter. An invitation—on fine ivory paper, in bold black handwriting—from the mysterious Monsieur… Continue reading Underwhelming Retelling: Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson

A New Perspective on an Old Favorite: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

I’m a sucker for stories told from another character’s perspective, so I was intrigued by the idea of Tiger Lily. It more than exceeded my expectations. All you really need to know going into this is that it’s the story of the Indian Princess Peter Pan loved before Wendy ever came into the picture, told… Continue reading A New Perspective on an Old Favorite: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Souvenirs from my Internet Travels May 6-19

  I’ve been quite busy over the last two weeks, but here are a few articles and posts I found interesting. I’m happy if any one else finds these link round ups useful, but they are also a way for me to curate my own internet travels. SCIENCE Swearing increases pain tolerance apparently. (how did… Continue reading Souvenirs from my Internet Travels May 6-19