The world needs more wholesome literature for young people. True, the classics offer us a wealth of truth and beauty, but every time I visit a bookstore, I am discouraged by the contemporary fiction in the YA section. Perhaps this is why I was so refreshed by Daughter of Arden: Exile. Based on the Grimm’s … Continue reading Daughter of Arden: Exile
Tag: Fairy Tales
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
When I was 14, I took my massive volume of Andersen’s fairy tales and challenged myself to read it from beginning to end. By the time I reached “The Snow Queen,” I had read over 20 tales and was beginning to grow tired of them, but this one had a magic of its own. No … Continue reading Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
Spring Book Tag!
Hello! I hope you are all having a happy spring! Where I live, tulips buds are swelling, violets are blooming in secret corners, and trees are gently dusted with green. The days are warm and summer is just around the corner. Spring is my favorite time of year, and when I saw Heather’s “Spring Has … Continue reading Spring Book Tag!
The Flaming Peacock (Original Story)
Once upon a time, there was a young man. He lived with his father and his mother in a small townhouse. One morning, as he started off to class, the car broke down. Try as he might, it would not start. Just as the lad was ready to give up, an old woman came up the road and asked ...