fairytale retelling, review, young adult

Locked – K.M.Robinson

“We ourselves, can overtake the society. If we can get resistance groups to join us, there’s no way the society will survive.” Blurb: “When the girl with the golden hair is betrayed, no one has hope of surviving. The stories say that Goldilocks ran away, but being forced over the wall and separated from the… Continue reading Locked – K.M.Robinson

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The Land Of Stories: Worlds Collide – Chris Colfer

“Think about how wonderful this world could be if we all saw it through the eyes of a child.” Blurb: “ All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters--heroes and villains--are no longer confined within their world! With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet.… Continue reading The Land Of Stories: Worlds Collide – Chris Colfer

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Golden – K.M.Robinson

“Betrayal is always bad, but betrayal by someone close is so much worse.”   Blurb: “The stories say that Goldilocks was a naïve girl who wandered into a house one day. Those stories were wrong. She was never naïve. It was all a perfectly executed plan to get her into the Baers’ group to destroy… Continue reading Golden – K.M.Robinson

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The Neverland Wars – Audrey Greathouse

“There is envy in the sky, Peter, and when the heavens are jealous, no good can come of it.”   Blurb: “Magic can do a lot – give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars, and… solve the budget crisis? That’s what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make… Continue reading The Neverland Wars – Audrey Greathouse

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A Court Of Mist And Fury – Sarah J. Maas

“You want to save the mortal realm?” He asked. “Then become someone Prythian listens to. Become vital. Become a weapon.”   Blurb: “Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring court – but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t… Continue reading A Court Of Mist And Fury – Sarah J. Maas

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Alice Takes Back Wonderland – David D.Hammons

  Blurb: “After ten years of being told she can’t tell the difference between real life and a fairy tale, Alice finally stops believing in Wonderland. So when the White Rabbit shows up at her house, Alice thinks she is going crazy. Only when the White Rabbit kicks her down the rabbit hole does Alice… Continue reading Alice Takes Back Wonderland – David D.Hammons

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Top Books of 2015

So another glorious year of reading is over and while I await new releases with great anticipation. It’s now time for me to reflect on my favourite books I read last year. Disclaimer: not all of the books listed came out in 2015, some of them I just happened to read in that year. I… Continue reading Top Books of 2015

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A Thousand Nights – E.K.Johnson

Blurb: "Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to her village, looking for a wife. When she sees the dust cloud on the horizon, she knows he has arrived. She knows he will want the loveliest girl: her sister. She vows she will not be next. And so she is taken in her sister's… Continue reading A Thousand Nights – E.K.Johnson

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The Land Of Stories: The Enchantress Returns by Chris Colfer

Blurb: "After decades of hiding, the evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty if back with a vengeance. Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventure in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress had kidnapped their mother! Against the will of… Continue reading The Land Of Stories: The Enchantress Returns by Chris Colfer