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fairy-tale retelling

  • Review: The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury

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    “Wishes have a way of twisting themselves, and there is nothing more dangerous than getting your heart’s desire. The question is, are you willing to gamble? How much are you willing…

  • Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

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      Marissa Meyer is a talented story teller. It’s hard to image the transformation of sweet Catherine, who is looking to fall in love and start her own bakery with her…

  • 2016: December Round-Up

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    Belated December catch up is better than none right? Busy time for me and the fiance, and dealing with the passing of my beloved golden retriever Sophie (rest in peace best friend).…

  • Review: A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

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      I was surprised how much I enjoyed this retelling of the classic A Thousand and One Nights. A Thousand Nights is an elegantly written novel that approaches the original tale with a…

  • Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

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      It took me far to long to get into the Lunar Chronicles series, but I’m almost thankful I waited until all four books were published. I’m not sure I could…

  • Review: Fairest by Marissa Meyer

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      Rarely am I impressed with a companion novel to a series – but Meyer’s Fairest definitely changed that. Told from Levana’s POV, this short story confirmed just how evil she is. The…

  • Review: Cress by Marissa Meyer

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      I devoured read this in early 2016  – and while I do remember most of what I loved about the third installment of Marissa Meyer’s The Lunar Chronicles,  my memory is also…