Book Review: “The Winter of the Witch” by Katherine Arden

I blew through this entire series in four days. It would have been only three, but I got sidetracked by a video game on the third day. This is one of my favorite new series, and I am absolutely going to go back and re-read it at some point in the future so I can … Continue reading Book Review: “The Winter of the Witch” by Katherine Arden

Book Review: “The Girl in the Tower” by Katherine Arden

I want to read more Russian folk/fairy tales. I want to learn more about these creatures that haunt Arden's stories. And if a book makes you want to read more about the world in that book, then I think the book is doing an excellent job. I mentioned in my First Impression Friday post for … Continue reading Book Review: “The Girl in the Tower” by Katherine Arden

First Impression Friday: “The Winter of the Witch” by Katherine Arden

And now, at last, we have come to the final book in the Winternight Trilogy: The Winter of the Witch. From Book Shop: Vasilisa Petrovna is an unforgettable heroine determined to forge her own path. Her gifts and her courage have drawn the attention of Morozko, the winter-king, but it is too soon to know … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “The Winter of the Witch” by Katherine Arden

Book Review: “The Bear & the Nightingale” by Katherine Arden

This makes two books in a row that are fairy-tale-esque that I've read (the last one being The Near Witch) and this one is leaps and bounds beyond the last one. For those of you who, like me until a few minutes ago, have not yet read Arden's Winternight trilogy, this particular book follows the … Continue reading Book Review: “The Bear & the Nightingale” by Katherine Arden

First Impression Friday: “The Girl in the Tower” by Katherine Arden

And we're jumping right into the second book in the Winternight trilogy with The Girl in the Tower. From BookShop: Katherine Arden's enchanting first novel introduced readers to an irresistible heroine. Vasilisa has grown up at the edge of a Russian wilderness, where snowdrifts reach the eaves of her family's wooden house and there is … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “The Girl in the Tower” by Katherine Arden