• Book Review: The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

    Welcome back to The Bookish Context! Today, I will be reviewing The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale, a wondrous fairy-tale retelling imbued with adventure and emotional growth. It is the first book in The Books of Bayern series and has been on my radar for the longest time especially because I adored the Book of a Thousand Days audiobook. Synopsis She was born with her eyes closed and a word on her tongue, a word she could not taste. Her name was Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree, and she spent the first years of her life listening to her aunt’s stories and learning the language of the birds,…