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Cast out of her village after being accused of killing her father, Marigold Lovelock has nothing but the clothes on her back and the willpower to make it into the woods.

With the company of an Ursidae, a mythical creature known as Squeak, she seeks out The One, the Storyteller who speaks the truth.

Throw in a nasty beast called the Gromas, a pack of wolves, and a girl with l
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Published July 6th 2020 by NineStar Press
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Bob/Sally
Goldie is a book that reads very much like one of the old-fashioned fairy tales that inspired it, dark and deceiving, laced with mystery, and layered with magic. It begins in tragedy and ends in triumph, and in between Danni Maxwell has a lot to say about the love – the love of family, the love of friends, and the love of self.

With Storytellers, a bear-like Ursidae, a fairy tale huntress, a giant called the Gromas, magic stones, and a pack of wolves, there’s a lot packed into this short story an
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Danielle
Aug 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Miriam James
Jul 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars, reviewed
In exchange for an ARC of this book, I am writing an honest review.

This short story is an LGBT re-write of the fairy tale, Goldilocks, and it was thoroughly enjoyable! The mythology of the story was neatly interwoven and described, and the references to the original Goldilocks tale were a great addition. Considering its length, a lot happened in this story, and Marigold, the protagonist, was developed well. It was an interesting story about self-love and acceptance, with a good, fast-moving plot
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Phoebe
Goldie is listed as a romance, but it is not a romance. Danni Maxwell has written a story about self-love, bravery, and courage in the face of fear. Marigold’s story is a journey of growth and learning.

Maxwell starts the story with the worst of bullying and takes us from there. We get to go on Marigold’s blossoming of knowledge and self empowerment. Yes, Marigold meets a cheeky young lass (laugh), but the story is not about that - especially since it happens at the very end.

This is a short stor
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Lightening
Jul 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, kindle-books
3.5 ⭐️ but I always round up.
Goldie is an easy, quick read. I wouldn’t classify it as a romance since it’s more about self love and acceptance than anything. It had a great message. The romance aspect felt a little rushed but it was an interesting read
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