Author: Catherynne M. Valente

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Apr 24
The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente

Reviews 0 ★★★½

In this, the third instalment of Valente's Fairyland series, we see our beloved heroine September grow up, use her heart a bit more, and learn some awfully hard lessons. This book is tinged with more sorrow and melancholy than its predecessors, and seems altogether more serious and full of darkness.

September is looking forward, as usual, to the time when she can return to Fairyland and join her friends, A-Through-L the Wyverary and Saturday the Marid, in a rousing adventure full of magic. The previous two times she's been in Fairyland she's been busy overthrowing monarchs, but surely this time she...

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Mar 31
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

Reviews 1 ★★★★½

I’m rarely moved to hug a book and breathe a sigh of contentment when I’ve finished reading it, but that’s exactly that I did when The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making ended. Although it took me a while to immerse myself in it and to appreciate what the author was doing, once I got there I didn’t want to put the book down!

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