This trilogy has quickly skyrocketed to my top three series list, right there with Harry Potter and Outlander. I absolutely loved the old Russian folklore brought to life by the beautiful writing of Katherine Arden! Set in the 1300s in Russia, she described this far off foreign land vividly and I felt as if I were there amidst the chyerti and battles.
★★★★★ When I read the first book in this trilogy, "The Bear and the Nightengale", I fell inlove with it almost immediately. It was different from anything else I'd read, it incorporated Russian folklore and history beautifully without making it feel hokey, and the character was a seemingly ordinary, not so beautiful, disobedient girl. I… Continue reading Book Review: “The Girl in the Tower” (Winter Trilogy) by Katherine Arden