Recipes, Reviews and Essays, Seasonal

Christmas Cookies and Book Pairings – Day 4

Day 4 – Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

Spinning SilverSnowball Cookies

If I had to describe this in one, very accessible sentence, I’d say: Grimm’s Fairytales meets Game of Thrones. Cold, hungry and poor, Miryem is sick of laying low in the face of the anti-semitism directed at her family. One night, she makes a decision that changes her whole life, and saves her family: she’s going to demand respect and get what’s owed to them. But her bravery reveals something even more special about her… something that catches the wrong eye: that of the evil, literally icy, Staryk King. Whisked away to a cold and unforgiving kingdom, Miryem faces a whole new set of challenges, as do the intertwining lives around her.

Recipe: Snowball Cookies, because it’s such a snowy book.

Check back tomorrow for another Holiday Pairing!

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