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21
The Stepsister Scheme (Princess, #1)
3.76
One of the more recent cultural phenomenon is the rise of the Disney princesses. Everywhere you look, you see young girls wearing Disney Princess gear ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2010
 
49
Possession
3.86
For me, Possession is like a bottle of wine or a box of really good chocolate (the really, expensive and sinfully good kind). There is an aboluste bea ...more
not set
Oct 09, 2008
 
22
Wonder Tales: Six French Stories of Enchantment
3.94
There are thrills that you can get from reading a book. There is the thrill of a totally mind numbing, heart stopping good book. The thrill one gets f ...more
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Mar 26, 2010
 
25
Beast
3.45
**spoiler alert** What is it about "Beauty and the Beast"? There is something about the tale, even the Disney version of the story. I know it's Disney ...more
not set
Apr 14, 2010
 
33
Once Upon a Winter's Night (Faery Series, #1)
3.75
First, let me say that I have read McKiernan's other work, his Mithgar series, and liked it. I hated this book. I love fairy tales, and I love fairy t ...more
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Nov 28, 2008
 
39
The Child Thief
4.09
I've never really liked Disney's Peter Pan. I enjoyed the Peter Pan ride at Disney World, but the movie never did it for me. While I've read Barrie's ...more
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Jun 25, 2010
 
2
A Midsummer Night's Dream
3.93
A Midsummer’s Night Dream is perhaps Shakespeare’s best known and most well loved comedy. It is one of Shakespeare’s most readable plays, and most pe ...more
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Aug 06, 2009
 
103
Ghost Story (The Dresden Files #13)
4.25
**spoiler alert** I'm not entirely sure what the point of this novel was considering it really doesn't advance Dresden's story all that much.

I like Dr
...more
Aug 11, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
 
90
Darkfever (Fever, #1)
4.18
Yeah, so I tried. It didn't work. It's not Moning, it's me.

The beginning of the book so cliched. I'm sorry, but it really, really is. Our heroine is b
...more
Jan 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
81
The Snow Queen's Shadow (Princess, #4)
3.99
This is a satisfiying conclusion to the Princess series. Frankly, Jim C. Hines should earn enough money to buy Hawaii off this series alone.

If you hav
...more
Jul 08, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
 
4
The Fair Folk
3.73
This is a nice collection of tales that focus on fairies, and that would be your older and nastier fairies than Tinkerbell.

"UOUS" by Tanith Lee is, t
...more
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Jul 16, 2009
 
92
Ash
3.58
Most likely, "Cinderella" is the most well known and popular fairy tale in the world. Partically, every culture has a version. There are even less wel ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
66
I Shall Wear Midnight (Discworld, #38)
4.31
I Shall Wear Midnight is supposedly that last novel about the young witch from the Chalk, Tiffany. In some ways that knowledge colors the book.

Tiffany
...more
not set
Sep 24, 2010
 
8
Tam Lin
3.85
**spoiler alert** I suppose there are several faults with Tam Lin. One would be justified, I believe, in saying that the book is over long and that at ...more
not set
Nov 17, 2008
 
101
Chicks Ahoy! (Chicks in Chainmail, #1-3)
3.89
Do you remember Xena? Wasn't she awesome?

Of course, the all men are scum shouting woman warrior are equally annoying.

So Esther M. Friesner went and p
...more
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
 
67
Little, Big
3.90
Little, Big was the first John Crowley book I ever read. In many ways, it is my favorite Crowley book. In all honestly, I have to admit that the end o ...more
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Oct 18, 2008
 
75
Religion and the Decline of Magic (Penguin History)
4.17
Well, I'm glad I bought this year when I was in Montreal. I almost didn't, but then I did. I'm really glad, I did. In fact, Penguin publishing ROCKS! ...more
May 03, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
 
50
The Tempest
3.79
The Tempest is not one of my favorite Shakespearean plays. It’s lovely, but it has always been like a weird form of cotton candy, almost like cotton c ...more
not set
May 01, 2010
 
105
Captured by Fairies: Folk Tales of Kidnappings
3.33
Looking at Ms. McLaughlin titles it seems as if she is channeling Andrew Lang in part. The collection is short but quite good. Several of the stories ...more
Dec 07, 2012
Dec 07, 2012
 
108
Fairy Lore: A Handbook
4.12
Good handbook and guide. Includes not only a look at various beliefs and influence on modern art and literature but also a collection of various tales ...more
May 2013
Apr 29, 2013
 
76
Changes (Dresden Files, #12)
4.53
**spoiler alert** I'm rounding up to four stars; Butcher has earned that right. Also, fair warning, if you haven't seen all of Xena or Buffy (the tele ...more
May 07, 2011
May 06, 2011
 
57
Irish Tales of the Fairies and the Ghost World
3.60
Way back during the Great Depression, there was the New Deal. Part of the deal provided work for writers. Read any collection of ghost lore such as th ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2010
 
116
Fairy Homes and Gardens
3.82
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley.

This largely a showcase of magnificent art with little text.

But oh my god, the artwork.

Fairy Houses are increasing i
...more
Sep 21, 2014
Sep 21, 2014
 
1
Blood and Iron (Promethean Age, #1)
3.43
I might go back to this book; I don't know. I reached page 196 and realized I didn't care about any of the characters. I wasn't even curious about the ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2010
 
9
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
4.30
**spoiler alert** I would give this a 3.5 if I could. Summer Knight is a fun, quick read. Despite his rather annoying ability to bite off more than he ...more
not set
Feb 02, 2009
 
59
Red Hood's Revenge (Princess, #3)
3.92
You have many Princesses in literature and movies. There's Princess Leia who got to shot people; there's Belle who got a library; there's Princess Moo ...more
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Aug 02, 2010
 
77
The Cooper's Wife Is Missing: The Trials Of Bridget Cleary
3.45
**spoiler alert** I first heard about Bridget Cleary when I read At the Bottom of the Garden: A Dark History of Fairies, Hobgoblins, Nymphs, and Other ...more
May 30, 2011
May 28, 2011
 
41
Jack of Kinrowan
4.11
I wish Goodreads allowed half stars because I think this book is really a 3.5.

Jack the Giant-Killer retells the Jack motif from folklore. de Lint has
...more
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Apr 23, 2009
 
114
Gnome Wars - a short tale
3.69
It's okay. I felt it was trying to hard for the humor. Good ending though, so I'm bumping it up a star because I can't leave half stars.
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
 
110
Old French Fairy Tales
3.90
It is difficult when reading a dominion free kindle book to judge some older works. You lack the charm of the illustrations which in some cases can to ...more
Jul 23, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
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