Review: Fairy Tale · Review: Memoir

Book Review: Rotten Rapunzel by Anita Valle

The following review contains minimal spoilers for Rotten Rapunzel, but will spoil the previous installments in the series. This is the culmination of the Dark Fairy Tale Queen series—so far, at least. As a fairy tale fanatic, this installment is the highlight of the series. This is not a series where one after another fairy tales… Continue reading Book Review: Rotten Rapunzel by Anita Valle

Review: Fairy Tale

Book Review: Sinful Cinderella by Anita Valle

This is the first installment of the Dark Fairy Tale Queen Series, a series of two novellas and one novel of dark fairy tale retellings, where one always follows from the next, in one single continuous narrative. I liked this series a lot, but let me preface this by saying that there is a huge conditioning… Continue reading Book Review: Sinful Cinderella by Anita Valle

Review: Fairy Tale · Review: Romance

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

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Book Review: The Poison Apples by Lily Archer

Yes...I am talking about a children's book. An odd choice, I know. I have nothing against children's books; a lot of my favorite books are children's books. But those tend to be stories that are written to be appealing to children, but also appeal to an older audience. This is not one of those. This… Continue reading Book Review: The Poison Apples by Lily Archer