Friday, June 24, 2011

Follow Friday!

It's Follow Friday!!


Thanks for stopping by!

Today's Follow Friday question is:

Q. In light of the Summer Solstice. Also known as Midsummer...let's talk about fairies. What is your favorite fairy tale or story that revolves around the fae?

 

This is a tough one for me.  First, I'd have to go with the classic:  A Midsummer Night's Dream,  Shakespeare's tale which gave me my first real knowledge about fairies outside of Tinkerbell. My favorite fairy story, which is really not about the fae, but more like a fairy tale is Stardust by Neil Gaiman.  Young Tristan ventures away from the safety of his hometown, Wall, and into the land of Faerie.  He encounters some pretty incredible things, witches, flying boats that catch lightning and a fallen star, but no fae.  It is, however, my favorite Faerie tale.

12 comments:

  1. I'm just popping by from Parajunkee. I haven't put up my follow-friday post yet, but I thought I'd get a head start on my visiting (and maybe get some ideas of fairy books for my to-be-read list).

    I haven't read 'Stardust' and that one should definitely be on my list

    Happy Friday!
    I'm following you now.

    morsie reads

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  2. Oh I definitely want to read Stardust...and I totally agree with your classic rerene of Shakespeare. Love all of his stuff!

    Tanks for following!

    New follower here too! Hve a fantastic weekend!

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  3. Never read Stardust, but I did see the movie and liked that! Thought it was a very interesting fairy tale type!

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :D

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  4. Happy Follow Friday! Hopping through via Parajunkee. I'm a new follower.
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Holjo @ Pedantic Phooka
    www.pedanticphooka.com

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  5. Nice picks! I've seen the movies of both of those but never actually read them. (embarrassing) I really should check those out.
    Happy Friday!

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  6. Midsummer's Night Dream - great pick! New follower!

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  7. Thanks for stopping by, returning follow. Have not read Stardust but it sounds interesting.

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  8. I haven't read Stardust but I have watched the movie and I might be wrong but I think it is a movie adaptation and I loved it :)

    Hopping through!
    ★Leila

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  9. Hey stopping by from follow friday, great blog! Looking forward to more posts. Have a great weekend. New follower!

    Please follow back @ www.openbookemptycup.blogspot.com

    Darcy @ Open Book Empty Cup

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  10. Hopping through. I've only read one book by Neil Gaiman. I really want to read more of them.
    My Hop

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