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Books I Love

Today you can find me over at Book Chick City talking about a few of my favorite books. As part of her fortnightly Books We Love feature, Carolyn invited me to blather on a bit about one or two of my most beloved reads. Any guesses as to which author or books I picked? Make sure to stop in and say hi!

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  1. Nice post! I too am a huge fan of McKinley, so it was great to read how your obsession started. Can't wait for Pegasus!

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  2. celi.a, thanks! I know. I'm so excited about PEGASUS!

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  3. Robin McKinley was the one who started my lifelong love of fantasy novels, I'm sure. I remember wanting to cry after finishing the Blue Sword in elementary school. I was both sad and happy, and it'd just been SO REAL!

    That edition of Rose Daughter is BEAUTIFUL! Might I ask where/how you obtained such a treasure?

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  4. Emily, I know what you mean. Somehow her versions of fairy tales feel incredibly real to me, too.

    And I discovered the book when I was browsing editions of ROSE DAUGHTER on Amazon a couple years ago. I clicked on this mysterious illustrated edition. You can also purchase it through the gallery's website itself here. Same price either place. My mother-in-law actually surprised me with it for my birthday. It ain't cheap, but it's even more beautiful in person than you can imagine. :)

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