How to Fracture a Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen

I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

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Short Stories / Fantasy

Released October 2018

320 pages

This is a book of short stories written by Jane Yolen. Each short story is a retelling of a fairy tale. At the end of the book Yolen also describes her thought processes and influences behind each story.

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Derrick Storm by Richard Castle

The baby has been asleep for 2 hours, but I just left the 4 and 2 year old and they are still chatting away up there. I don’t know whose idea it was, but we were playing a rhyming game which they continued when I left:

Frank (4) : Mercer, what rhymes with cow?

Mercer (2): Cow!


Frank: Gorilla rhymes with go.

Mercer: No, gorilla rhymes with gorilla, silly!

Frank: I’m not silly, I’m right. You are silly. … Oh, I’ve got one!

On to the business:

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Mystery / Spy Novel


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Liebster Award – Round 2


Thank you to Mr. & Mrs. NW at Navigating Worlds for thinking of me when they received their own Liebster award. This husband and wife duo are hilarious and talk about all things science fiction and fantasy.

The rules are to answer their questions and then pose my own to some lucky bloggers. I’m going to change the rules a bit because I already received this award in August and no one took me up on my nominations then. So instead of nominations I’m going to make you  guys a literary mad lib and everyone can participate.

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