Review: Fairy Tale

Book Review: Sneaky Snow White by Anita Valle

This novella is the sequel to Sinful Cinderella, and holds up some of the best aspects of that novella. This review contains spoilers. Cinderella, though she is in the role of the evil queen, surprisingly remains somewhat morally ambiguous: not a straightforwardly evil character, but a character with a darkness to her nature, who only… Continue reading Book Review: Sneaky Snow White by Anita Valle

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Book Review: The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James

You know that feeling when you love a book so much that even though you only meant to read a chapter before you went to sleep, you got hooked and couldn't stop and next thing you knew it was 3am and you couldn't bear to put it down because you were so engrossed? This book.… Continue reading Book Review: The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James

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Book Review: Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin

I read this book two years ago, and it says something that it's taken me until now to post a review of it. It is almost painful for me to write anything about this book, because I feel that no words can do this book justice. This book is not merely a retelling of Snow… Continue reading Book Review: Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin

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Book Review: A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James

This review¬†contains minimal spoilers. This is a historical-ish Cinderella retelling. If you've seen the movie Ever After, it's like that, except it's a book. This version's Cinderella (whose name is Katherine, Kate for short) is angry, and has become adept at managing her anger. Kate's stepmother has squandered the fortune of Kate's father's estate on… Continue reading Book Review: A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James

Review: Fairy Tale

Book Review: Hamster Princess Series by Ursula Vernon

There will be spoilers for the first book in this review, as well as mentions of events in subsequent books. Summary In this excellent reimagination of fairy tales set in the rodent kingdom, Harriet the hamster princess deals with curses, fairies, and many a rodent who doesn't want to get married. Harriet herself has been… Continue reading Book Review: Hamster Princess Series by Ursula Vernon

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Introspection and Review: Fairy Tales Retold Series by Jamie Campbell

Ten years ago, I ordered every single fairy tale retelling that I could find through my university's interlibrary loan system over what I knew would be my last summer in an English-speaking country for a long time. The books numbered more than a hundred, but less than two hundred. The resulting reading binge resulted in… Continue reading Introspection and Review: Fairy Tales Retold Series by Jamie Campbell