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Review: “Toad Words and Other Stories,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Delightful fairy tale variations with a folk tale feel Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s collection Toad Words And Other Stories very much tickled my fancy. I love the folk tale feel her stories give off.

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Review: “Bryony and Roses,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Fantastic version of Beauty and the Beast Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s Bryony And Roses beautifully captures the folk tale feel that she writes so well in other volumes. In this tale, Bryony is a

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Review: “The Raven and the Reindeer,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Wonderful fairy tale-esque story Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s The Raven and the Reindeer is a glorious version of a Snow Queen fairy tale. Young Gerta and Kay are neighbors who’ve grown up together. Plump

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Short Take: “The Halcyon Fairy Book,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: hilarious, fascinating look at fairy tales Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s The Halcyon Fairy Book mostly consists of reprintings of a handful of fairy tales together with Kingfisher’s biting, humorous, insightful commentary on the same.

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Review: “Nine Goblins,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: An all-around wonderful story Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s Nine Goblins gives us a world in which goblins–who aren’t so bad, really–are at war with humans and elves. It’s what happens when you keep getting

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Review: “Summer in Orcus,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Beautiful, heartfelt alternate-world tale Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Summer in Orcus, by T. Kingfisher, is about 11-year-old Summer, whose mother is overprotective and needy. One day Baba Yaga’s house struts into town and plops down near

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Review: “Jackalope Wives and Other Stories”, T. Kingfisher

Pros: Magical Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s Jackalope Wives And Other Stories is an absolutely magical collection of stories and poetry. I remember reading one of the stories online some time ago, and I loved it

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Review: “The Seventh Bride,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: Engaging characters Cons: A couple of unexplained oddities Rating: 4 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s The Seventh Bride is a fairy-tale story; this does mean that there are some things I’d consider plot holes normally that instead seem to

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