“Moonlight is magic. Ask anyone you like.” Barnhill’s story is also pure magic, distinguished by careful development of a complex plot and indelible evocation of unique characters. Love, heartbreak, hope, sorrow, and wonder all shine in exquisite, lyrical prose.
If, like me, you’ve been waiting for Winter (the next installment of the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, due out in November 2015), and you love reading fairy tale retellings or modern fairy-tale-like stories, here are some books to enjoy in the meantime (or anytime this winter!). Most will appeal to teens and adults, with some geared for upper elementary and on up. Continue reading Waiting for Winter: Selections for lovers of fairy tales retold
Here’s just a sampling of what critics and fantasy fans think about this book, by the author of the Temeraire novels:
“Uprooted has leapt forward to claim the title of Best Book I’ve Read Yet This Year. . . .
These three series mix supernatural elements with more realistic scenarios and emotions that older tweens and teens can relate to.