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S2E10 Loren's 25-Year Odyssey with 'Daughter of Arden

S2E10 Loren's 25-Year Odyssey with 'Daughter of Arden

or... propaganda, realism in fantasy, and voracious readers

Loren G. Warnemuende, the accomplished author behind the 'Daughter of Arden' fairy tale retellings inspired by the classic Maid Maleen story, takes us on her remarkable 25-year journey in crafting these enchanting tales in this episode.

Loren’s books:

Daughter of Arden Trilogy

  • Exile

  • Wandering

  • Promise

All three titles can be ordered from Bandersnatch Books.

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While curious where I could read the original Maid Maleen story I found this lovely illustration is from the 1917 collection of Grimm’s Fairy Tales illustrated by Arthur Rackham. I thought you might enjoy it as well!

Maid Maleen - Wikipedia

Books discussed in this episode:

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Staircase Wit: Green Dolphin Street (Book Review) #1944Club

Green Dolphin Street by Elizabeth Goudge

Deerskin by Robin McKinley- This is an adult book with adult content

Beauty by Robin McKinley

Bearskin by Howard Pyle

A Little History of the World by E. H. Gombrich

Elephant in the Garden: MORPURGO, MICHAEL

An Elephant in the Garden by Michael Morpurgo

Summer reading for middle school students: The Wilderking | The Cripplegate

The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers

Comedy IG channel with literary therapy sessions:

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Reshelving Alexandria
Stories from the Ashes Podcast
A Reshelving Alexandria podcast where we pontificate on good books and the stories that define and refine us. Join Ambre and her literary friends as they discuss what they're reading and interview others in the lit world. We talk stories in all their forms because stories have the power to shape and change hearts and minds. Come join the conversation!