Tag: retelling

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 […]

The Bear And The Nightingale

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden is the first book in the Winternight Trilogy. It was highly recommended by so many people, and it was definitely NOT overhyped. At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts from taller […]

Belle Révolte

I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley. I am providing my review voluntarily. Belle Révolte by Linsey Miller was high on my list of books coming out in 2020 that I was excited to read. I didn’t even realize until I was already reading it that […]

Hook

Most kids grow up with the iconic story of Peter Pan, but Gina L. Maxwell’s Hook has reinvented a classic with a decidedly adult spin. While this is book #2 in the Neverland Series (mental note, I need to obtain book #1 immediately), it also works perfectly as […]

The Witch of Nightmares

I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Witch of Nightmares: Book 1 of The Trouble With Hedge Witches Series by Sarina Dorie is billed as dark fairy tales of mystery and magic. I wanted to ring in the […]