Little Red…

October 4, 2012

I love how many new interpretations of the fairy tales are around right now-from Grimm on television to Snow White and the Huntsman movie to BOOKS (!). These reinventions brings us back to childhood, but in a whole new gory/mind-bending way. I recently started reading Maria Tatar‘s history of the Grimm Brothers and found it fascinating. Here are some other books to explore (with links to the author’s websites): Read the rest of this entry »


Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce

June 15, 2011

Sisters Red coverSisters Red by Jackson Pearce is one of the Teens’ Top Ten Nominations for 2011.

Scarlett and Rosie March are hunters. They eat, sleep, and breathe hunting. We’re not talking about rabbits & ducks; these girls hunt Fenris–wolves. These monsters take on men’s forms to lure in young girls who they devour. After a horrific Fenris attack that left Scarlett horribly scarred with an eye patch & their grandmother dead, the girls began training with the Pa Reynolds, their neighborhood woodsmen. Growing up with Pa Reynolds’ son Silas, the girls do their duty to protect their homeland. Read the rest of this entry »

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