Reviews and Blog Posts: fairies

How to ditch your fairy

by Justine Larbalestier

Reviewer Rating:
3

Most people have a fairy which charms them in some way. Charlie's best friend, Rochelle, has a clothes shopping fairy which always scores her amazing deals (when it isn't raining, anyway). Charlie's romantic rival, Fiorenze, has an all boys will like you fairy which overrides their usual dating tastes. Charlie,...

Hounded

by Kevin Hearne

Reviewer Rating:
5

This first volume of the Iron Druid Chronicles introduces us to the world's last surviving druid, 2100 year-old Atticus O'Sullivan and his faithful companion, Oberon (an Irish wolfhound that can talk to Atticus telepathically). Atticus has been peacefully hiding from the forces of faerie for centuries, but now a pissed...

Curses! Foiled again

by Jane Yolen

Reviewer Rating:
3

    This book is actually the sequel to another title called Foiled and in this title we again encounter  Aliera Carstairs, a fiesty teenager who makes good grades, practices really hard in fencing class and doesn't get into trouble. However she can't seem to do anything right when it...

Curses! Foiled again

by Jane Yolen

Reviewer Rating:
4

So, Aliera is now Defender of the Seelie Court, whatever that means. Stuck with pretty boy/troll Avery as her annoying lackey, Aliera has no idea what she’s supposed to do and Avery isn’t helping (and could he please just shut up already!). When her best friend (and cousin) Caroline disappears,...

Miniature Gardening

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Whether you call them miniature gardens, tabletop gardens, or fairy gardens these tiny, darling landscapes are beautiful and simple enough for anyone to create. Because they are basically container gardens, they are perfect for any space, any lighting and any conditions!

Many of our local gardening stores have miniature plants and even tiny accessories. When I was last at Rabbit Shadow Farm, they mentioned that they would be introducing their own line of fairy garden furniture this fall. Taking a class at the Denver Botanic Gardens offered by Rabbit Shadow Farms was what first got me started in fairy gardening.

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