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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Little Red Riding Hood

"There was once a sweet little maid, much beloved by everybody, but most of all by her grandmother, who never knew how to make enough of her. Once she sent her a little riding hood of red velvet, and as it was very becoming to her, and she never wore anything else, people called her … Continue reading Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Little Red Riding Hood

The Maid of the North: Feminist Folk Tales From Around The World | 20 Books of Summer

The 20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge was created and is hosted by Cathy at 746 Books. You can find my full TBR here, and keep reading for my thoughts on The Maid of the North: Feminist Folk Tales From Around The World by Ethel Johnston Phelps (illustrated by Lloyd Bloom). Content Warning: Misogyny and objectification of women, … Continue reading The Maid of the North: Feminist Folk Tales From Around The World | 20 Books of Summer

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale

One of the library books I recently checked out contains a tale I've read before, although when choosing it from the library's online catalog, I had just a vague recollection of its details. I am now happy to be reacquainted with Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale,  and to know more about the tale's author … Continue reading Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale

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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Gossip Wolf and the Fox

"The she-wolf brought forth a young one, and invited the fox to be godfather. 'After all, he is a near relative of ours,' said she, 'he has a good understanding, and much talent; he can instruct my little son, and help him forward in the world.'" The next tale in a series of wolf stories, Gossip … Continue reading Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Gossip Wolf and the Fox

Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day | 20 Books of Summer

The 20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge was created and is hosted by Cathy at 746 Books. You can find my full TBR here, and keep reading for my spoiler-free thoughts on Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day by Ben Loory. Content Warning: Gore, violence, suicidal ideation, suicide  Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day … Continue reading Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day | 20 Books of Summer