Author: Marissa Meyer
Series: The Lunar Chronicles #3.5
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Publication Date: January 27th 2015
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I don’t think I have to tell you that fairy tale retellings have become very popular. Too popular perhaps? Even if, like me, you’re an avid reader of fairy tale retellings that promote female agency and take a feminist perspective, you probably can’t help worrying that publishing will soon be oversaturated with them. 818 more words
Author: Betsy Schow
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Publication Date: June 2nd 2015
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Fairy Tale Survival Rule #32: If you find yourself at the mercy of a wicked witch, sing a romantic ballad and wait for your Prince Charming to save the day.
This is Disney Reflections, a series of monthly posts in which I compare Disney animated fairy tales to the original stories.
‘The Beauty and the Beast’ is my mother’s favourite fairy tale and Belle is my favourite Disney princess, and incidentally one of my earliest blog posts was a… 2,942 more words
I tried to make a pact to myself that I would update more regularly in May, but between crazy amounts of work, prepping for a trip, taking said trip, social time, and our rental house being shown approximately 10,000 times (I’m exaggerating, but once more than five people have come through your house, it literally feels like you’re seeing the legions of Sauron’s army) — you start to feel like all of your time has been sucked completely away. 840 more words