Tag: fairy tales

Chinese Folklore, Illuminated: Janie Chang’s The Library of Legends (Review)

Over the past two years, Janie Chang has become one of my favourite authors. (If you don’t believe me, check my Goodreads page – she’s on the list!) Each of her books transports the reader somewhere magical and, in our current global climate, I’ve never needed that healthy dose of magic more. I started reading…

Fairy Tales meet the Real World in The Grimoire of Kensington Market (Review)

From the first chapter of ​The Grimoire of Kensington Market​, I knew I was going to love this book. To start, the story is based in Toronto, which is such a beautiful city; secondly, like most authors included in the Lorenzo Reading Series, the author is Canadian. I don’t generally focus on where the authors…