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We’re Fairies on the Moon

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two, by Catherynne M. Valente – I read the first two books in this series last year, and quite enjoyed them. This one continues the series when September returns … Continue reading

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Who, What, When, Where, Wyvern

While the wyvern is now fairly standard in fantasy fiction, its exact origins are difficult to trace. It seems to have first appeared in medieval bestiaries, and to have been used heavily in heraldry. While often used to represent war … Continue reading

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September Surprise

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making and The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, by Catherynne M. Valente – In these books, a girl named September, who lives in Omaha … Continue reading

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