Tag: retelling

Defy The Night

Defy the Night Author: Brigid Kemmerer Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Series: Defy the Night #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this ARC. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: death, murder, gore, violence […]

Pyotra and the Wolf

Pyotra and the Wolf Author: Elna Holst Genre: Fantasy/Retellings Publication Date: February 15, 2021 Publisher: NineStar Press Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, addiction, murder, mention of cancer, […]

These Violent Delights

These Violent Delights Author: Chloe Gong Genre: YA Fantasy, Historical Fiction Publication Date: November 17, 2020 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Series: These Violent Delights #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. TRIGGER WARNING: […]

Fae Friday – Fairy Tale Retellings

Here’s the rules: We all know those classic fairytales, but sometimes a retelling can blow the classic out of the water. This curious wannabe fae wants to know what are some fairytale retellings that you have enjoyed!  I love fairy tale retellings, so the struggle this week is […]

Cinderella Is Dead

Cinderella is Dead Author: Kalynn Bayron Genre: Fairy Tale Retelling, YA Publication Date: July 7, 2020 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Thank you to NetGalley for providing me an ARC of this book and the chance to review it. It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy […]

Night Spinner

Night Spinner Author: Addie Thorley Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: February 11, 2020 Publisher: Page Street Kids Series: Night Spinner #1 TRIGGER WARNINGS: child soldiers, torture, war, murder, starvation, gore Before the massacre at Nariin, Enebish was one of the greatest warriors in the Sky King’s Imperial Army: […]

The Court Of Miracles

I got an ARC of The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant from NetGalley. TRIGGER WARNING: sex trafficking, addiction, mention of plague Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris’s criminal underground in the […]

Queen Of Hearts

Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes is a fantastic twist on Alice in Wonderland, and it’s the first book in a series. Only queens with hearts can bleed. This is not the story of the Wonderland we know. Alice has not fallen down a rabbit hole. There is […]

Lifestyles Of Gods And Monsters

Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters by Emily Roberson brings Greek mythology firmly into the 21st century. TRIGGER WARNING: gore, murder, controlling relationships, morally bankrupt parents The cameras are always watching. Sixteen-year-old Ariadne’s whole life is curated and shared with the world. Her royal family’s entertainment empire is all […]

House Of Salt And Sorrows

I’ve been wanting to read House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig for a hot minute, and finally caved. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters and their father and stepmother. Once there were twelve, but loneliness fills […]