From My Bookshelf: The First “New” Books of the Decade

Here with another Happy New Year greeting - this time From My Bookshelf. It's the first FMB post of the new year and new decade, so I thought it would be fitting to feature the books of my first 2020 book haul. On Saturday (January 11th) I drove over to a local used bookstore, primarily … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: The First “New” Books of the Decade

Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales Book Cover

Book Review: Clever Maids – The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales

Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales  Valerie Paradiž Clever Maids was published in 2005, and includes illustrations by Walter Crane that were originally published in Household Stories from the Collection of the Brothers Grimm in 1886.  SYNOPSIS: Most people are familiar with the stories of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty, but very few know … Continue reading Book Review: Clever Maids – The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales