Baba Yaga had that distinct, gritty feel to her words, as you would expect, but with that wise grandmother feel I'd want her to embody. It was a perfect read, and a timely one, on being your own woman, Baba Yaga style.
It had a fairy tale feel to it, something atmospheric in a sense, that made reading it not feel like a child’s tale, but more a cozy story you’d sit next to a fire while listening to it being told to you.
A fairytale-esque fantasy, Beneath the Haunting Sea explores betrayal, bloodlines, and identity.
This one is called The Lion and the Red Jewel and features a lion who isn't what he seems to be.
There was a man and a woman, married for years who were wise to believe in the evil eye. They knew spirits that were made of smoke, not flesh, roamed the earth, looking for ways to cause mischief.
A magical retelling of The Goose Girl.
A badass retelling of Cinderella, from the stepsister's perspective. Redemptive and engaging.
This one is called The King with One Daughter and features a king who loses his only child despite his best efforts.
It had a fairy tale feel to it, something atmospheric in a sense, that made reading it not feel like a child's tale, but more a cozy story you'd sit next to a fire while listening to it being told to you.
A riveting read, the story feels like a fairy tale, but reads like a gothic novel. A perfect blend of tale and caution, The Glass Woman is likely to be a new gothic classic.