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Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

I don’t read fairy tales often. There’s just something about them that I don’t particularly enjoy. Maybe it’s the story that I already know, the characters I’m already familiar with. However, the ones I have read and loved are the ones that are different. Either the story is so far removed from the original that it doesn’t feel like the same fairy tale (Cinder by Marissa Meyer). Or, the characters are so different from their fairy tale originals that it  ...

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Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Release Date: May 2015 Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Goodreads Plot: Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people  ...

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