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Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Thank you to Atria Books and TLC Book Tours for my free copy in exchange for an honest review. 
The end of November/beginning of December always feels like its own special sort of magic to me. The leaves are still hanging on, the weather is significantly colder and there is the excitement of the first snows and the holiday season to look forward to. Knowing how important it is to me to read according to my mood (at least during this season of my life) I knew that the perfect story would be one that was a bit of a fairytale, a bit of magic and a setting that would make me want to burrow down deeper under my blanket. Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield hit all of those marks!
I haven't read anything by Setterfield before so going into this book I wasnt sure what to expect with her writing or approach to telling a story. But! I just knew by the cover and snippets of reviews I had seen it was going to be worth saving for this special time of year. Once I opened the book and starte…

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