Tag: fairy tale

Review: Spinning Silver

20 Books of Summer 2019: Book 1 I added Naomi Novik’s Spinning Silver to my shelf the same time as Uprooted. Though both books are worthwhile, I don’t recommend reading them a few months apart (maybe not even a year apart). There’s plenty of rich foreshadowing…

Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Why wasn’t this a short story? I usually enjoy Gaiman’s light, magical tone. Here, though, it feels phoned in and shallow.

Review: Coraline

20 Books of Summer 2015: Book 5 Desperate to make progress in the reading challenge hosted by Cathy746books, I grabbed a short one. Coraline, by Neil Gaiman, clocks in at 162 pages and a 90 minute reading time. Even if you’ve seen the movie,…