The Bear and the NightingaleLarge Print - 2017
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The Bear and the Nightingale buzzes with magic throughout - everything is covered in snow, there are mythical beings running about, and a young woman discovers she can be the heroine of her own story. Based on Russian folklore, Katherine Arden's tale is gorgeously written and perfectly fantastica... Read More »
LPL_KimberlyL Nov 02, 2017
A gorgeously re-imagined medieval Russia is the setting of this rich fantasy novel, in which "demons" are just funny little creatures that live in the stove in order to protect the home, and fairy tales are full of life and not just part of people's imaginations. Katherine Arden's writi... Read More »
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A story about Russian folklore. A girl is born to a Russian landowner in the middle of winter and there is something special about her. A tomboy from an early age, she spends her first decade and a half figuring out who she really is and how to use her abilities, how to fight evil, and how to keep her family safe.
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