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Upcoming releases in May 2015

There are three books being released in May about which I am very excited.  Some good books to have ready for my vacation in a couple of weeks! 327 more words



By Gail Carson Levine

In the kingdom of Ayortha, who is the fairest of them all? Certainly not Aza. She is thoroughly convinced that she is ugly. 79 more words


Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

The Gentle Lord rules the land and keeps the demons that are always lurking in the shadows at bay. He makes deals with the villagers but always asks a steep price–one people think they are willing to pay until payment is actually due. 496 more words



By Kathryn Lasky

May feels her life drying up. The sea calls to her, but her parents forbid her from swimming. She longs for books, but her mother finds her passion for learning strange. 143 more words


Sweetly - Jackson Pearce

Pearce, J. (2011). Sweetly. In Fairytale Retellings. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.

After their stepmother kicks them out, Gretchen and her brother, Ansel, are taken in by Sophia Kelly, a candy-maker and alleged witch, in Live Oak. 122 more words

Fairytale Retelling

Dorothy Must Die

By Danielle Paige

I didn’t ask for any of this. I didn’t ask to be some kind of hero.

But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado – taking you with it – you have no choice but to go along, you know? 140 more words


Guest Post: Ines Johnson

Here at Avian30 we love stories that subvert tropes, and stories about kickass chicks. Which means we’re very pleased today to host Ines Johnson, whose new book,  776 more words