Throwback Thursdays: Patricia C. Wrede’s Enchanted Forest Chronicles

I oftentimes come to this column with some fantasy book or series from my childhood that changed the way I thought about fairy tales or gender roles or storytelling, and this week is no exception. I’ve been meaning to review this series as a Throwback for ages, but I kept putting it off because I am, if nothing else, lazy, and reading four books for a review is a lot more work than reading one or rewatching a movie. Sitting down to do it, however, ended up being both entertaining and a much easier task than I was expecting.

Turns out that reading a thousand or so pages written at an elementary reading level is not that trying.

Turns out that reading a thousand or so pages written at an elementary reading level is not that trying.

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