The Hazel Wood…

'The Hazel Wood' by Melissa Albert is perfection. Synopsis: Alice has been on the run with her mother, Ella, from bad luck her whole life until her mother receives a letter telling her that her once famous, reclusive grandmother has died. This same grandmother who wrote a collection of stories that has amassed a cult … Continue reading The Hazel Wood…

The Language of Thorns…

'The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic' by Leigh Bardugo is a  dream. This is a collection of Bardugo's own tales. They are in short: Ayama and the Thorn Wood - a child who turned servant to her family, becomes a hero to her village. The Too-Clever Fox - an ugly fox who … Continue reading The Language of Thorns…