So I have, unfortunately, succumbed to a nasty virus that’s knocked me out and rendered me unable to do anything but lie on the couch (or my bed) and stare blankly at things. Sadly, this means that I don’t quite have the current concentration to write any book reviews, which is annoying me to no end.
So, unfortunately, no book review today. Instead, how about a book discussion? Or, well, a genre discussion.
Okay, let me explain. In the last twenty-four hours of blahness, I’ve caught up on my episodes of Once Upon a Time — you know, the fairy tale series that airs on ABC. I quite like the show, since it combines all sorts of fairy tale characters into one setting.
So let’s talk fairy tales. What makes them so popular? What about fairy tale retellings? Are they a good idea or bad idea? What’s your favorite fairy tale and retelling?
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