The Rose and the Balloon: A Beauty and the Beast Story by Kirsten Fichter My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was a clever little book. Not too long, not too short. Yet profound in a simple and satisfying way. This is the story of misunderstanding. It's the tragedy of the prejudice of man. It's … Continue reading Review: The Rose and the Balloon: A Beauty and the Beast Story
Castles in the Clouds by Myra Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely loved this book. I have a great admiration for Louisa May Alcott, her writing, and her fictional characters and Mrs. Johnson's story and writing style reminded me of her. I didn't want to set the book down from the moment … Continue reading Review: Castles in the Clouds
If I stop judging other people, I free myself from being judged, and I can dance! ~Patti Digh A while ago I was at work nearby some co-workers. On a table we were all standing near there was a magazine with a women on the front cover. The women, in my thoughts, looked beautiful. She … Continue reading Why so Judgemental?
Once: Six Historically Inspired Fairytales by Elisabeth Grace Foley My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have to admit that this book has been one of the cleverest collections of retellings I have ever read. Half the time I didn't know what story was being retold, which added a sense of mystery. What fairy tale … Continue reading Review: Once: Six Historically Inspired Fairytales