Book Review: Solstice Festival (The Dreamsong Saga #1)

Book Review: Solstice Festival (The Dreamsong Saga #1)Author: Jean DiFalcoGenre: YA Urban Fantasy$$$: $0.91 AUD for Kindle,       (at 3/8/2020)Publisher: Amazon.com Services LLC (18 May 2017) ASIN: B072BZKHDB I give it: 5 stars Partial Blurb from Amazon: “Sixteen-year-old Solé Covari has no real reason to believe her father, disappeared into Alterra’s Fog nearly a decade ago, isContinue reading “Book Review: Solstice Festival (The Dreamsong Saga #1)”

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Do you really know Aladdin?

There is some debate on the origins of the fairy tale of Aladdin. It is commonly believed to be one of the stories Scheherazade tells in One Thousand And One Nights. I certainly thought it was. The copy I had growing up was definitely in a compilation of Middle Eastern stories including Aladdin, Ali BabaContinue reading “Do you really know Aladdin?”

Fairy Tales: The Red Shoes

Wow! Over the last few days life really decided that my plans were unimportant. I had hoped to post this on Sunday as per my usual schedule but like I said, the universe had other plans. One of the things I’ve been discussing on my blog is fairy tales and the impact they’ve had onContinue reading “Fairy Tales: The Red Shoes”

The Little Mermaid – Disney V Hans Christian Andersen

  It’s no secret that I love mermaids. The Little Mermaid, naturally, is one of my favourite Fairy Tales. While the musical numbers in the Disney production are catchy and fun it’s the Hans Christian Andersen version that I really like; you know, the original (as always the book is better than the movie). ItContinue reading “The Little Mermaid – Disney V Hans Christian Andersen”

Little Red Riding Hood

What’s your favourite fairy tale? It should be simple right? Like when people ask you “What’s your favourite book?” or movie, or band. It’s never simple for me because I can never seem to pick just one. Maybe one per genre, but not one that tops the others. I also find as I get olderContinue reading “Little Red Riding Hood”