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Little Red Riding Hood: Once Upon a Time Themes

The television show “Once Upon a Time” premiered four years ago to the delight of fairy tale fans everywhere. Now that I’ve read through a lot of the fairy tales and some analytical essays, I’m picking up on some of the themes that are carried over from the original tales. 931 more words

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Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Not surprisingly, I loved the book more than the movie. Coraline is a wonderfully brave girl who goes forward when she’s scared and not just her parents but three other captured children. 76 more words


UnEnchanted (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale) by Chandah Hahn

Mina Grime is unlucky, unpopular and uncoordinated; that is until she saves her crush’s life on a field trip, changing her High School status from loser to hero overnight.

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Book Reviews

Penguin Little Black Classics

So I was browsing the shelves of my regular bookstore, and came across these. Have you seen anything cuter??!

I am now obsessed and must have them all. 63 more words


Fairy Tale Friday: The Cat And The Mouse Set Up House

The next fairy tale in my Philip Pullman collection of Grimm Tales was the fable-esque The Cat And The Mouse Set Up House.

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Spring Into Horror Read-a-thon 2015: What I'm Reading

Time for daffodils, tulips, and scary reading!  My selections for this year’s Spring Into Horror Read-a-thon are not primarily horror, but they do have their scary or mysterious elements. 477 more words

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Jack Zipes Talks Fairy Tales

Hey guys, sorry for the hiatus. Here’s an interview with Jack Zipes on the CBC about the gruesome originals of Disneyfied Grimms’ fairy tales.

Back to regular posting by the end of this week.