Lord Dunsany (Edward Plunkett)

The King of Elfland’s Daughter is my favourite so far, and it’s probably the most famous of his books too. It’s well known that Dunsany was a keen hunter and it’s not so well known that I’m a keen vegetarian and animal lover, so I’m sure I receive The King of Elfland’s Daughter (which contains a fair amount of hunting) quite differently to how he perhaps intended. Having said that, Dunsany was also an animal rights campaigner and was president of his local RSPCA branch, so he confuses me greatly! I guess it had something to do with the difference between animal and pet. Continue reading Lord Dunsany (Edward Plunkett)

Hakima’s Tale by Dedra Stevenson

Everyone loves a trilogy, and what’s better than a set of novels? A set of novels with a refreshing new theme! Dedra Stevenson’s Hakima’s Tale trilogy (The Revenge of the Blue Jinni, The Rise of the Warrior and The Dawn of Redemption) follows an Arab American girl who learns that she must defend the human world against the attack of the Blue Jinni and his army that want to take back the Earth for the Jinn. They are available in print, ebook, and audio. Continue reading Hakima’s Tale by Dedra Stevenson