Disney Reflections No.10: The Modern Royal's Guide On How Not To Parent

This is Disney Reflections, a series of monthly posts in which I compare Disney animated fairy tales to the original stories.

It is a rare fairy tale where the protagonist’s parents are a) alive, and b) capable of raising their children without life-damaging trauma. 4,078 more words

Fairy Tale

E.K. Johnston: A Thousand Nights

Title: A Thousand Nights
Author: E.K. Johnston
Genre: 21st Century Young Adult Literature
Source: Publisher in exchange for a review
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Book Review: Tower of Thorns

Title: Tower of Thorns

Author:  Juliet Marillier

Series? Yes, 2 of 3.

Rating: 4/5 stars


Book Depository

I received a copy of this book from Netgalley and Pan Macmillan Australia in exchange for an honest review. 658 more words

Book Review

Recommended YA romances: 'Shattered Blue,' 'Wendy Darling,' 'Lost Princess'

Shattered Blue by Lauren Bird Horowitz

What it’s about (from publisher Skyscape):

For Noa and Callum, being together is dangerous, even deadly. From the start, sixteen-year-old Noa senses that the mysterious transfer student to her Monterey boarding school is different. 806 more words

Recommended Reads

Wendy Darling: Stars (Volume One) by Colleen Oakes

Wendy Darling has always been one of my very favorite Disney characters. I can’t explain why, exactly…the voice work? the way she’s drawn? (Obviously, the racism toward Native Americans in… 704 more words

Fairy Tale Retellings

Into the Silver Forest (Beautiful Books)

Well, NaNo’s just around the corner (lessthan3weeksohmygoodness *hyperventilates*), and the Beautiful People hosts, Cait @ Paper Fury and Sky @ Further Up and Further In… 1,518 more words


Book Review | Uprooted

Amazon | GoodreadsNaomi Novik’s website

Title & Author: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Rating: 4 stars

Series: N/A

Genre: Fantasy, Fairy Tale Retelling, Magic… 672 more words

YA Fantasy