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Rook - Dystopian Scarlet Pimpernel

Rook by Sharon Cameron
Scholastic: April 28, 2015 (Young Adult / Dystopia)*

I’ll go there again!

A re-imagined The Scarlet Pimpernel, Rook wraps the classic tale of espionage, heroism, and romance in the packaging of a futuristic, dystopian and steampunk Europe in the middle of a new French Revolution. 475 more words

Book Review

Crimson Bound

Crimson Bound. Rosamund Hodge. Young Adult/Retelling/Paranormal. 2015. 448 pages. 5 stars.

“She said that you always had to choose between the path of needles and the path of pins. 539 more words


Book Review: Ana of California by Andi Teran

Ana of California

by Andi Teran

Publisher: Penguin Books

Release Date: June 30th 2015

Genre: Adult, Young Adult crossover, Fiction, Retellings, Coming of Age, Contemporary… 3,775 more words


Crimson Bound

So, at the start of this month, I picked up a new YA Standalone Novel: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge. This is a retelling of a classic children story: Little Red Riding Hood with twists literally everywhere. 834 more words

Historical Fiction

Seven Mages Ch. 2 - The Spell

Once I was changed and back in the library, my panic somewhat assuaged by the fact that my red eyes were back to normal, I summoned four books at once as I ran up the spiral stairs to my favorite table. 1,003 more words


Amelia Elkins Elkins: A New Retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion

In 1817, if childbirth didn’t kill a woman, then there were good odds that a “miasma” would. Now, thanks to modern medicine, a woman’s demise at the prime of her life is uncommon enough to deserve an investigation. 186 more words


Vickie Lester reblogged this on BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD and commented:

With wit, depth, and keen modern detail this updated retelling of Jane Austen's Persuasion captivates... #greatread #summerread #icouldntputitdown

Review: A Thousand Nights by E. K. Johnston

A Thousand Nights by E. K. Johnston
Genre: Retelling
Published by: Disney Hyperion
Pages: 336
Format: ARC E-book
Where to Find: Goodreads | … 423 more words