Alina Starkov as never belonged anywhere: orphaned at a young age, sent to an estate along with other children, and sent to war as a member of the First Army, she has always been an outsider.
On a remote island off the coast of Russia lives a special girl with magical powers; she is the only enchantress in the whole country. Training with her father day in and day out, Vika hones her skills for her future job.
A review of what I read in January, complete with stats to make it more colourful!
After the great battle between Vasya and the Bear, and her father's sacrifice to save her life, Vasya finds herself alone and unwanted in the world.
In a land where winter is unforgiving and harsh beyond imagination, household spirits and characters from the old fairy tales live and thrive.
All is not well in the world, as manifested by a sudden prolongation of nighttime in Brooklyn.
A collection of 16 Russian fairy tales that feature beloved Russian folk characters. Originally published in 1966, this collection was reprinted in 2003 and is accompanied by beautiful illustrations.