Author: Catherynne M. Valente

Book Review: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherrynn M. Valente

Posted October 4, 2013 by Kara in book review, Lyn / 16 Comments
Book Review: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherrynn M. Valente

This one was a long time coming.  I often saw this book pop up in my feeds, and everyone seemed very enchanted with the story. I feel a bit torn on my final rating. On one hand, it was a very different and beat-to-its-own-drum type of writing. Taking a chance generally scores well with me. However, the lack of pacing for the first part of the book and some characters I could have done without left me feeling a bit cheated. For the most part, I did have a nice experience with this book. I actually enjoyed September’s bittersweet personality. more »