ARC Review; How To Fracture A Fairytale- Jane Yolen

28 Fairy tales, but not as you know them…

I received this ARC via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

Page Count 320

Publication date Nov 2018/ Publisher Tachyon Publications

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Synopsis

Fantasy legend Jane Yolen presents a wide-ranging offering of fractured fairy tales. Yolen fractures the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets, holding them to the light and presenting them entirely transformed; where a spinner of straw into gold becomes a money-changer and the big bad wolf retires to a nursing home. Rediscover the tales you once knew, rewritten and refined for the world we now live in―or a much better version of it.

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This week I’m talking Anthologies.

In my determination to fix my 20% Netgalley score I read two collections this month and have one more to fight through. As mentioned in my previous post I’m not generally a fan of anthologies, here’s how I got on with my fantasy choice:
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Blog Tour Review; The Hungry Moon- Ramsey Campbell

Page Count 256

Publication date April 2019/ Publisher Flame Tree Press

The Hungry Moon Cover

Synopsis:

Isolated on the moors of northern England, the town of Moonwell has remained faithful to their Druid traditions and kept their old rituals alive. Right-wing evangelist Godwin Mann isn’t about to let that continue, and his intolerant brand of fundamentalism has struck a chord with the residents. But Mann goes too far when he descends into the pit where the ancient being who’s been worshipped by the Druids for centuries is said to dwell.

What emerges is no longer Mann, but a demon in Mann’s shape, and only the town’s outcasts can see that something is horribly wrong…
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Blog Tour Review; After The Green Withered – Kristin Ward

I received a copy of Kristin Ward’s After The Green Withered for my review on The Ultimate Blog tour organised by The Write Reads.
I highly recommend any and all book bloggers out there to join us in ‘The Gang’ the largest most supportive blogging community I’ve seen. Head over to @thewritereads on Twitter to contact the wonderful Dave for more info.

But first…
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March Reading Wrap-Up 2019

It’s been another full reading month for me! I’m still not back to work, hopefully the camera going into my stomach this week will find out why. In the mean time I am DEVOURING my TBR. For the first time in forever I am below 300 at only(!) 280 books to be read.

As always it’s a mixed bag, I traversed fantasy, horror, crime, suspense and dystopia genres in March, here’s a little bit about them…
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Book Review; The Migration- Helen Marshall

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Synopsis:

Creepy and atmospheric, evocative of Stephen King’s classic Pet Sematary, The Migration is a story of sisterhood, transformation, and the limitations of love, from a thrilling new voice in Canadian fiction. Continue reading “Book Review; The Migration- Helen Marshall”