I’m just going to briefly cut in on Rebecca’s month to give you a suggested reading list for next month. Some of the books below are not held by Gosford Library, but are held by me and I would be delighted to share them, let me know if you want to borrow any.
The Wood Wife, by Terri Windling – Native American
Almost anything by Charles De Lint, my favourites are Forests of the Heart and Someplace to be Flying – Native American & Celtic
War for the Oaks – Emma Bull – Celtic
Almost anything by Neil Gaiman, my favourite is American Gods – Eastern European, Norse
Beauty, Rose Daughter, Spindles End, Deerskin by Robin McKinley – retold fairytales
Almost anything by Patricia McKillip, my favourites Ombria in Shadow and Winter Rose – loosely retold fairytales, mostly just have the same flavour
Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier – retold fairytale
Valiant, Tithe or Ironside by Holly Black – Elves, fairies, goblins etc in the modern world
Hogfather by Terry Pratchett – Green Man myths
Almost anything by Mary Renault – retold Greek and Roman myths
Almost anything by Rosemary Sutcliff – retold Greek, Roman and Celtic myths
Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor – fairies
Yes, vampire books count too J
Further excellent recommendations can be found on the Endicott Studio site.