Review: Spinning Starlight by R. C. Lewis

Spinning Starlight is a sci-fi retelling of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Wild Swans”, a fairy tale I was admittedly unfamiliar with. If you’ve been reading my many retellings reviews lately, you’ll know that I definitely read the synopsis before reading this one. 401 more words


Sarah Porter - Vassa in the Night

I am so glad that one of the last books I read in 2016 was this weird, atmospheric modern twist on Russian fairy tales. It’s by no means a perfect book but I fell in love with Sarah Porter’s ideas and the way she incorporates fairy tale elements into a world sort of like our own, just more magical. 919 more words


Review: Rules of Ever After by Killian B. Brewer

I loved this book. I read it as my small press book for 12 Days of Diversity Retellings Readathon. It’s an LGBTQIA retelling of The Princess and the Pea… 502 more words


Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige

Title: Stealing Snow
Author: Danielle Paige
Date Started: December 12
Date Finished: December 14
Format: Hardcover from local library

Seventeen-year-old Snow has spent her life locked in Whittaker Psychiatric—but she isn’t crazy. 512 more words

Book Reviews

two nights, one bookset

A reading marathon. Who’d have thunk it?

I signed up to be an advance reader, forgetting that the reason why I don’t read things in advance is because by the time I’ve read them, there… 575 more words


Review: Hunted by Meagan Spooner

Hunted by Meagan Spooner

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: March 14th 2017
Publisher: HarperTeen
Point of View… 666 more words

Book Review

Once: Six Historically Inspired Fairytales // Review

I’ve been super excited about this book ever since I heard of it. I mean, six different fairy tale retellings, from six different indie authors… what’s not to love? 588 more words