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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: 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: Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley

Sleeping Beauty: the sweet tale of true love's kiss as told by Disney and Perrault. The romantic story based on Talia, the Sun and the Moon, a tale I hate immensely. Given an alternative, I'll rarely read any version of sleeping beauty; me liking a version of sleeping beauty is an occasion so rare that… Continue reading Book Review: Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley