Publish date: February 7th 2006
Publisher: Ace Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Urban Fantasy
, Magical Realism
Series: Winter Rose (#2)
Patricia McKillip is a wonderful writer who I wish was better known. She's a magician with characterization and a good storyteller to boot. I found this in the YA section and it's suitable for the kids and adults too. A young woman is drawn back to the hometown she dosen't want to go home to, and di...
eh. This is supposedly a sequel to Winter Rose, and while I think it does frame that book in an interesting way, I also have problems with the modern, real-world setting, which just ended up confusing me. I couldn’t figure out exactly where they were. And I just felt like Winter Rose wasn’t our worl...
This book did remind me of Charles de Lint's "Wild Wood" but it was still a very good story and one that kept me entertained and curious. I will have to say that the sudden switching of characters without the necessary buildup of said character expectation threw me off a bit and I could've been okay...
Bookshop owner Sylvia returns to the family home she's avoided since she was a teen. Confronted with her loving family once more, Sylvia begins to realize that her grandmother is much more than she seems--and that the local sewing circle is far more powerful than she ever dreamed. Their stitches pro...
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