Book Review: Into the Heartless Wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer

Into the Heartless Wood Author: Joanna Ruth MeyerPublisher: Page Street Kids (January 12, 2021)Hardcover, 368 pagesFantasy, YA FantasyGoodreads Summary The forest is a dangerous place, where siren song lures men and women to their deaths. For centuries, a witch has harvested souls to feed the heartless tree, using its power to grow her domain. When …

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Book Review: Jolene by Mercedes Lackey

Jolene Author: Mercedes LackeySeries: Elemental Masters, book 15Publisher: DAW (December 1, 2020)Hardcover, 320 pagesFantasy, Fairy tale retellingsGoodreads Summary The beloved Elemental Masters series moves to America for the first time in a rich retelling of The Queen of the Copper Mountain, set against the backdrop of Tennessee coal country. Anna May Jones is the daughter …

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Book Review: Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower by Tamsyn Muir

Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower Author: Tamsyn MuirPublisher: Subterranean Press (November 30, 2020)Hardcover, 200 pagesFantasy, Adult fantasy, NovellaGoodreads Summary When the witch built the forty-flight tower, she made very sure to do the whole thing properly. Each flight contains a dreadful monster, ranging from a diamond-scaled dragon to a pack of slavering goblins. Should …

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Book Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

Cinderella is Dead Author: Kalynn Bayron Publisher: Bloomsbury YA (August 6, 2020) Paperback, 400 pages YA Fantasy Goodreads Summary It's 200 years since Cinderella found her prince, but the fairytale is over. Sophia knows the story though, off by heart. Because every girl has to recite it daily, from when she's tiny until the night …

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Blitz: Kingdom of Sand and Wishes (Giveaway)

Kingdom of Sand & Wishes: A Limited Edition Collection of Aladdin Retellings Publication date: May 24th 2019 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Young Adult Aladdin, but not as you remember it…. On the dusty streets, around the bustling bazaars, being overlooked by a Sultan’s Palace was a land. A land of magic, secrets and treasures buried …

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Review: The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork

The Enchanted SonataAuthor: Heather Dixon WallworkPublisher: The Wallworkshop (October 23, 2018)Paperback, 365 pagesGoodreads     |     Amazon (KindleUnlimited)SummaryClara Stahlbaum has her future perfectly planned: to marry the handsome pianist, Johann Kahler (ah!) and settle down to a life full of music. But all that changes on Christmas Eve, when Clara receives a mysterious and magical …

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Book Review: Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

Sea WitchAuthor: Sarah HenningPublisher: Katherine Tegen Books (July 31, 2018)Hardcover, 368 pagesGoodreads   AmazonSummaryEveryone knows what happens in the end. A mermaid, a prince, a true love’s kiss. But before that young siren’s tale, there were three friends. One feared, one royal, and one already dead.Ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned, Evie has been …

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Book Review: Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by Liesl Shurtliff

Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven DwarvesAuthor: Liesl ShurtliffPublisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (May 29th, 2018)Hardcover, 304 pagesGoodreads   AmazonSummaryFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Rump, comes the true story behind another unlikely hero: a grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White's feud with the …

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Book Review: Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen

Beast: A Tale of Love and RevengeAuthor: Lisa JensenPublisher: Candlewick (July 10, 2018)Hardcover, 352 pagesGoodreadsSummaryThey say Château Beaumont is cursed. But servant-girl Lucie can’t believe such foolishness about handsome Jean-Loup Christian Henri LeNoir, Chevalier de Beaumont, master of the estate. But when the chevalier's cruelty is revealed, Lucie vows to see him suffer. A wisewoman grants …

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