Out Loud & By Ourselves | What We’re Reading

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This week the WWR team colors inside and outside of the lines as they recall childhood books and what else they like to read.

Fiction and Fantasy for Moderns | Classic Returns

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This month’s Classic Returns column features earlier novels by current fan favorites; a reissued family saga; a tale of second chances; and two collections from the “Oddly Modern Fairy Tales” series published by Princeton University.

Homecomings, Handmaidens, Legos, and Libraries | What We’re Reading

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It’s old home week for the Library Journal/School Library Journal staff as we start new jobs, right old wrongs, live in fairy tales, and don our Devo hats.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane | RA Crossroads

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Gaiman starts this month’s reading crossroads. Fairy tales and fantasy, battles of forces, good and evil, short stories and audiobooks! Selections for the imagination.

Year End Reading: Myths and Fairy Tales | Wyatt’s World

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The last days of the year seem a good time to dip into reimagined fairy tales, or myths once told around a fire centuries ago. Here are five books that mine the richness of long-lived legends.  Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths by Nancy Marie Brown (Palgrave Macmillan) Ragnarok: The End of the […]

Fiction Previews, November 2012, Pt. 1: McCall Smith, Mayle, Munro, and More

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Fiction Previews, November 2012, Pt. 1: McCall Smith, Mayle, Munro, and More

Nonfiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 2: Applebaum, Kurweil, & More

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Nonfiction Previews, October 2012, Pt. 2: Applebaum, Kurweil, & More