Frost Demons Are the New Vampires

Who knew winter could be so sexy? And this is coming from someone who hates the cold. I’m calling it now: frost demons are the new vampires and soon they will be cropping up everywhere. At least, if the success of The Winternight Trilogy and Spinning Silver are any indication, I expect more and more writers to hop on the bandwagon. Continue reading “Frost Demons Are the New Vampires”

Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

You will see as this blog progresses that I have a major thing for fairy tale retellings. But there are already so many variations of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, that it’s always nice to see something new pop on the scene. Russian fairy tales seem to be the next big source for modern fables and I am here for it. The Bear and the Nightingale played on several myths I remember from my Russian Folklore class, while building a world and story all its own.

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