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Once Upon A Time: Red’s Untold Tale

I know, I know, we’re already a 1/4 of the way into the new year and I’m only just making my first post – shame on me! But I am happy to be getting into the swing of it again! πŸ™‚

So today I’m going to be reviewing Red’s Untold Story by Wendy Toliver.

I recently started watching the TV series Once Upon A Time (OUAT), which takes place in Storybrooke, Maine USA and explores the lives of various fairytale characters as they are cursed to live in the modern world. After binge watching 5 series, I was hooked *wink, wink*. Unfortunately now I have the antagonising wait for series 6 to come out on DVD. So to fill the void left in my free time, I wondered if anyone had written books to go with the series, and after a quick search I came across Red’s Untold Tale. As Red (aka Little Red Riding Hood) is one of my favourite characters, I thought this was prefect and couldn’t wait to read it!

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The Secrets of Midwives by Sally Hempworth

Title: The Secrets of Midwives
Author: Sally Hempworth
Published: 2015
Pages: 320
Genre: fiction

The Secrets of Midwives in an extraordinary second novel written by talented Australian author Sally Hempworth. What’s even more extraordinary is that Sally is NOT a midwife! Yet it is clear that she has done a vast amount of research which has paid off. To readers who have no medical knowledge it really does sound like it’s written by someone who has worked in the profession. But do not let that put you off, as the novel is easy to understand and does not get bogged down in medical terms.

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The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

So The Getting of Wisdom has been sitting on my bookshelf for many months now and I finally got around to reading it. It has been described as a β€˜coming of age’ story written by an Australian author,Β Henry Handel Richardson (the pen name forΒ Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson) and first published in 1910.

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