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Story of the Selkie

by Erin on March 19, 2012

I am trying really hard to honor my promise of no spoilers from the book The Orphan’s Tales: In The Night Garden. Yes, I know you’re waiting for the “but”, so here it is. The one exception is the story of the Selkie. Sorry, I can’t resist sharing this tale here. It starts with “The [...]

Recently, I started reading a book that was so compelling, I could scarcely force myself to put it down. Indeed, I have stayed up far past my bedtime on several occasions, greedily devouring more and more of the chapters. This book is called The Orphans Tales: In the Night Garden, and it was written by [...]

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A Love Story

by Erin on February 2, 2012

Today, I am going to ask a question that seems simple on the surface, but may be more difficult to answer. And my question is : what’s your favorite love story from mythology, legend, or even fairy tales?
Since I originally posed the question, I suppose it’s fair that I should be able to answer it [...]

Home | Books | Fiction | Book Review - The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye
Once upon a time…
These words are a familiar beginning to those of us who enjoy reading - or hearing - a good, old fashioned fairy tale. I mention this, because a couple of the tales in the collection called The Djinn [...]

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