Tag Archives: Robin McKinley

Classic Review: Beauty by Robin McKinley

Since I’m spending November working on (hopefully) the fourth book of my fairy tale-inspired series, Beyond the Tales, it seems like a good time to revisit one of my very favorite retellings! ******************* “Beauty and the Beast” has always been … Continue reading

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Robin McKinley’s Shadowy New Novel

I’ve been hearing about Shadows by Robin McKinley for months and months…because I follow McKinley’s blog, in which she occasionally (not often enough) talks about how the writing is going.  All in all, it made me feel very invested in … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading – Mad Excitement Edition

This is clearly the most exciting week of the year in reading.  Last week, Shadows by Robin McKinley and Battle Magic by Tamora Pierce both came out.  My library already got me Shadows, and I’m #9 in line for Battle … Continue reading

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…and They All Lived Happily Ever After

Summer is starting, meaning all sorts of things, but also marking the end of the Once Upon a Time “challenge” for another year.  As always, I had loads of fun reading fantasy, and seeing what everyone else read.  I’m feeling … Continue reading

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The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley

I recently followed up my reading of The Blue Sword with its prequel/companion, The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley, another book for Once Upon a Time.  The books are separated by a few centuries and feature (nearly) all … Continue reading

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