Book Review: The Bloody Chamber

Book Review: The Bloody Chamber

Next to Du Maurier, Angela Carter is one of my all-time favourite storytellers. Her masterpiece The Bloody Chamber sees Carter spin subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like Little Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, and Beauty and the…

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Book Review: Caraval

Book Review: Caraval

No, your eyes are not mistaken. I have ventured out of my not-so-brief blogging hiatus and an explanation as to where I’ve been and why will soon follow in another post someday, but first, I must tell you all about one of the best books…

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Book Review: The Illusionists

Book Review: The Illusionists

London 1885  As a turbulent and change-filled century draws to a close, there has never been a better time to alter your fortune. But for a beautiful young woman of limited means, Eliza’s choices appear to lie between the stifling domesticity of marriage or a…

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Book Review: The Bane Chronicles

Book Review: The Bane Chronicles

An illustrated paperback that tells eleven exciting adventures about immortal warlock Magnus Bane. A fan-favourite character from Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles, Magnus features in The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, City of Bones movie and the soon to be ABC Family series Shadowhunters. Magnus…

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Book Review: The Night Circus

Book Review: The Night Circus

The Night Circus is a phantasmagorical fairy tale set in Victorian London and tells the story of wandering magical circus that is open only from sunset to sunrise. Le Cirque des Rêves, the Circus of Dreams, features such wonders and “ethereal enigmas” as a blooming garden…

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