A Pocketful of Crows – Joanne M Harris

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"The year it turns, and turns, and turns." Taking inspiration from The Child Ballads (which I'll confess I'd never heard of, but turn out to be a collection of traditional ballads collected by Francis Child, rather than songs about children!), A Pocketful of Crows is a lovely, if dark, fairy tale-esque story of the magic of nature, and … Continue reading A Pocketful of Crows – Joanne M Harris

Odd & True – Cat Winters

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"'Tell me the story again,' I urged my sister in the nighttime blackness of our attic bedroom." Raised on stories about their mother and uncle's monster hunting past, Trudchen Grey is still not inclined to believe her sister's letters, telling of Odette's adventures in the circus or even wilder escapades. But when Odette returns to … Continue reading Odd & True – Cat Winters