Book Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik My rating: 5/5 stars Loosely based on the tale of Rumpelstiltskin, this is a complex and epic novel. The story begins with Miryem Mandelstam, the daughter of a Jewish moneylender who is terrible at collecting his debts. Embittered by her family living in poverty while the rest of the townsfolkContinue reading “Book Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik”

Book Review: When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain

They were Dieu’s favorite lines, and she was almost afraid to look up and see how the tiger took them. When you love a thing too much, it is a special kind of pain to show it to others and see that it is lacking. One of my favorite quotes from When the Tiger CameContinue reading “Book Review: When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain”