The Golden Braid

This book by Melanie Dickerson is a stand alone book but carries the themes and some characters from the author’s other stand alone fairy tales. Her books with these connections include: The Merchant’s Daughter (Beauty & the Beast) The Healer’s Apprentice (Sleeping Beauty) The Fairest Beauty (Snow White) The Captive […]


This book by: Dina L. Sleiman is the first book in the Valiant Hearts series. Valiant Hearts features strong females in traditionally male roles. In the case of this book, Lady Merry Ellison is somewhat of a Robin Hood figure. She leads protects a group of orphaned children who were […]