A While in the Woods

Emma Woods, Writer


book reviews

We are all lonely little readers at heart.

I'm reading Roald Dahl's Matilda to my sons at the moment, and it's the first time I've looked at it since I was a child myself. The book is, at its basic level, about loneliness. It's also about books. 'From... Continue Reading →

Not a Book Review – Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

I loved this book. So. Hard. Mr. Abercrombie is a wonderful writer - dark and witty - and I adore his flawed yet endearing characters, his grittiness, and his attention to detail. He also wields a verb like no one's... Continue Reading →

Gorgeous multicultural fairy tale books for children

I discovered these gorgeous books on our new books display at work last week and was so impressed I just had to share. The Stories Around the World series by Jessica Gunderson and Cari Meister differs from other fairy tale... Continue Reading →

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