“Winter Rose” by Patricia McKillip

“And I would never stay where I was not free; I would simply walk out the door and vanish, vows or no.” ~”Winter Rose,” by Patricia McKillip Caroline from Beauty is a Sleeping Cat recommended this book to me last year after I had reviewed McKillip’s earlier novel The Forgotten Beasts of Eld.  I’ve hadRead more

Thomas the Rhymer

One of the books that I picked up during the Borders liquidation sale was Ellen Kushner’s “Thomas the Rhymer.”  I thought that before reading it I would like to take a look at the legend upon which it was based. “Thomas the Rhymer” (also known as “True Thomas”) is a ballad that is closely relatedRead more