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Guest Book Review: Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann

Historical fiction set in XVIIIth century Sweden, with fantastical elements, rather like magic realism. I wouldn’t call it a fantasy though (even thought it is catalogued that way). I liked the way the magical elements are seamlessly woven into matters … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Where is the winter weather?  Well if you are looking for a book with a wintry theme, look no further than  debut novel, The Snow Child, by Eowyn Ivey.  This book is based on the Russian fairy tale , Snegurochka, … Continue reading

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