Thorn by Intisar Khanani

In a different mood, I perhaps wouldn’t have been so absorbed in this retelling of the Brothers Grimm’s story of the Goose Girl. However, I was in need of a thick slice of escapism when I picked this up and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. The main character, Alyrra, is something a bit different from the usual YA heroine and her story has got more depth than I was expecting. Better than that, it wasn’t clear until very near the end that things would work out in her favour and the world in which her story takes place feels promisingly large … Continue reading Thorn by Intisar Khanani