Review: "Sweetly" by Jackson Pearce

It is already a fact that fairy tales are the most popular choice of published work for writers to retell and re-create in their own short stories and novels.   993 more words

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Top Ten Books I'm Not Sure I Want to Read

This is a rendition of Top Ten Tuesday by the thebrokeandthebookish.wordpress.com. This week’s prompt was the top ten books you’re unsure you want to read through. 542 more words

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FTF Book Review: Genevieve Valentine - The Girls at the Kingfisher Club

Genevieve Valentine managed to become one of my top ten authors of all time with just one book. Mechanique was so close to perfection that from the moment I finished reading, I wanted to pick it up again. 982 more words

Love It

FTF Book Review: Alethea Kontis - Hero

After Enchanted did to me what its title promised (if more with the Woodcutter family than with the romance) I couldn’t keep my hands off the second book in the series. 1,103 more words

Fantasy

Shannon Hale - The Goose Girl

After reading a few more recent fairy tale retellings, I thought I’d go back to the “classics” of the sub-genre. I have yet to read a negative opinion on Shannon Hale’s The Goose Girl, a retelling said to be very faithful to the original. 1,287 more words

Fantasy

Book Review: Neverland

Book: Neverland

Author: Anna Katmore

Summary: Why is there a boy who doesn’t want to grow up?
How can an apple start the sweetest romance in fairytale history? 943 more words

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FTF Book Review: Helen Oyeyemi - Boy, Snow, Bird

Every year, I think I’m insane when I sign up for too many reading challenges. But it is exactly these challenges that lead me to books that I might otherwise have missed, that make me discover authors that become favorites. 1,279 more words

Fantasy