Tag: retellings

Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

House of Salt and Sorrows Author: Erin A. Craig Publisher: Delacorte (August 6, 2019) Hardcover, 416 pages YA Fantasy, YA Horror, Fairy Tale Retellings Goodreads     |     Amazon Summary In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, … Continue reading Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

Blitz: Kingdom of Sand and Wishes (Giveaway)

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 … Continue reading Blitz: Kingdom of Sand and Wishes (Giveaway)

Blog Tour: Into the Madness by A.K. Koonce (Review, Giveaway)

Blog Tour: Into the Madness by A.K. Koonce (Review, Giveaway)

Into the Madness Author: A.K. Koonce Series: The Villainous Wonderland Series, book 1 Publisher: A.K. Koonce (May 14, 2019) eBook, 245 pages Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle READ FOR FREE ON KU! Summary I didn’t fall into a place of wonder and madness. I was taken. This world is a perfect, enchanting wonderland. The people here are just as alluring. But … Continue reading Blog Tour: Into the Madness by A.K. Koonce (Review, Giveaway)

Fairy Tale Retellings: Beauty & the Beast

Fairy Tale Retellings: Beauty & the Beast

Welcome to part 2 of my series on fairy tale retellings! Other parts in this series: Fairy Tale Retellings: Cinderella Fairy Tale Retellings; Beauty & the Beast MORE COMING SOON! Along with Cinderella, Beauty & the Beast is one of the most popular fairy tales. This is totally shown in how VAST an array of … Continue reading Fairy Tale Retellings: Beauty & the Beast

Discussion: Cyrano de Bergerac retellings (in print and film)

Discussion: Cyrano de Bergerac retellings (in print and film)

The Guthrie is doing a run of Cyrano de Bergerac, which is my absolutely MOST FAVORITE PLAY, and I really want to go to it! Fittingly, Netflix also just released a movie that's a modern day teenage rom-com retelling of Cyrano as well, and so this post was born!! I don't know why Cyrano de Bergerac (written by Edmond Rostand) … Continue reading Discussion: Cyrano de Bergerac retellings (in print and film)

Book Review: Engaging Mr. Darcy by Rachel John

Engaging Mr. DarcyAuthor: Rachel JohnPublisher: ?? (May 12, 2018)eBook, 189 pagesGoodreads     Amazon (available on Kindle Unlimited & Prime Reading)Summary“Angry people are not always wise.” – Jane Austen After a standoff in the pizza parlor, Elsie Bennet has decided Fitzwilliam “I-Throw-Fitz” Darcy is the worst customer she’s ever encountered. Also the best looking, but that’s beside the … Continue reading Book Review: Engaging Mr. Darcy by Rachel John

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 … Continue reading Review: The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork

Book Review: Undue Influence by Jenny Holiday

Undue InfluenceAuthor: Jenny HolidayPublisher: Jenny Holiday (September 4, 2018)Kindle, 230 pagesGoodreads     AmazonSummarySecond chances only come around once.Eight years ago, Adam Elliot made the biggest mistake of his life. Now that mistake is coming back to haunt him. His family’s beloved vineyard has gone into foreclosure, and the new owner is the sister of the … Continue reading Book Review: Undue Influence by Jenny Holiday

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 … Continue reading Book Review: Sea Witch by Sarah Henning