Fairy Tale Facts: Snow-White and Rose-Red

In 1815, the Brothers Grimm published their second volume of collected fairy tales. It contained over 70 different tales, including The Goose Girl and today’s topic: Snow-White and Rose-Red. The full story can be read here, but I wanted to take a look into it today.

Kate Reviews: Romanov

What’s this? A post? That’s right, I’m back! Today’s video is about a book I read over Christmas (and I’m proud to say I read seven books over my week vacation!). Nadine Brandes is one of those people I see online and think, “I want to be her friend.” Until next time, word nerds!

Fairy Tale Facts: Puss in Boots

Animal helpers have always been popular in fairy tales. Cinderella had some helpful birds (or mice, depending on the version). Many heroes encounter animals in peril and are rewarded for helping them. But perhaps the most famous animal helper is Puss in Boots. There are numerous versions of the Puss in Boots fairy tale. TheContinue reading “Fairy Tale Facts: Puss in Boots”

Why I Reread Books

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I don’t really love going to bookstores. Now, before you make me hand in my word nerd credentials, hear me out. I’m not saying I hate bookstores. I like them a lot. What I hate is browsing. I’m not one of those people who can spend hoursContinue reading “Why I Reread Books”

Author Crush: Jackson Pearce

So I forgot how busy I was going to be this weekend and didn’t work ahead. Hence, no video this week. And I’ll be gone next week, so no video then either. Sorry! But I still wanted to give you a reading recommendation, so you get this quick post. My March author crush is JacksonContinue reading “Author Crush: Jackson Pearce”