Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Title: Cinder

Author: Marissa Meyer

Pages: 400

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends (January 3, 2012)

So I spent the past 4 days devouring the entire Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer. 986 more words

Fairy Tale Retellings

Tanith Lee - White as Snow

Wow, this book was such a downer! I had thought Robin Hobb puts her characters through hell but Fitz’ fate is almost comfortable compared to what Tanith Lee does to her version of Snow White and the evil stepmother. 1,302 more words


Cinderella (2015): Movie Review

Have courage and be kind.

Commentary: I was beyond excited when I first found out about the new Cinderella movie. The movie was beautifully done, I loved the casting, and it was fun for everyone to watch.

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Alethea Kontis - Dearest

Well, this was a mess. I have squeed like a little girl about the Woodcutter Sisters series and, naturally, was looking forward to meeting Friday Woodcuter, reading about… 1,382 more words


Jessica Day George - Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

Fairy tales continue to entertain me, especially when they appear in new clothing, alternate settings, or different time periods. Jessica Day George’s book is a pretty straight-forward retelling of “East of the Sun, West of the Moon”, one of the most beautiful fairy tales I know. 1,188 more words


The Beastly Beauty or Beastkeeper by Cat Hellisen: An Exploration

Today, folks, we are going to tackle a tremendously interesting fairy tale that hmm, is controversial to say the least. I speak of Beauty and the Beast as you may already have discerned from the title. 1,199 more words


Top Ten Tuesday

I have recently decided to start participating in The Broke and the Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday meme. This weeks theme is top ten books for readers who like “X”, so I have decided on: 655 more words