My review: This book is a cute fairy tale type story. It's cute, I liked the characters, except for the evil queen, but obviously! The plot at the beginning seemed a bit slow, but once I was in the middle of the book, it picked up and I found that I didn't want to put it down. This seemed like an original story to me, but it might just be that I've never heard the fairy tale that the story is based on. I liked that the lives of Conrad, Moiria and Heppsen were intertwined with the lives of Lark and Heart in ways that none of them could even begin to imagine. This is a cute, clean, fun young adult novel that you will love if you enjoy reading fairy tale type stories!
About the author: Jamie Robyn Wood is a full-time wife and mother and a part-time fantasy writer and essayist. Jamie never imagined the wind could blow so hard and so cold until she moved to the Midwest. Now she prefers to hunker inside the house with a cup of hot chocolate and a story to write. Bearskin is her first novel. She, her husband, their five children, and their “pet” squirrels currently reside in Coralville, Iowa.
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