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Review: A Curse so Dark and Lonely

Title: A Curse so Dark and Lonely (Cursebreakers #1) Author: Brigid Kemmerer Genre: Retellings, YA Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Date published: January 29th 2019 Format: eBook Page Count: 484 Rating: 4.5/5 The story is told in alternating perspectives between Harper and Rhen. The story is loosely based of the story of Beauty and the Beast.… Continue reading Review: A Curse so Dark and Lonely

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Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Genre: Historical Fiction, Mythology, Retelling Publisher: Ecco Date published: August 28th 2012 Format: Paperback Page Count: 378 Rating: 5/5 Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful irresistible to all who meet… Continue reading Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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Review: Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer

Title: Aphrodite Made Me Do It Author: Trista Mateer Genre: Poetry, Art Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing Date published: October 1st, 2019 Format: eBook Page Count: 224 Rating: 4/5 Bestselling and award-winning author Trista Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It. In this empowering retelling, she uses the… Continue reading Review: Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer

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Review: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

Title: Ever Alice Author: H.J. Ramsay Genre: Fiction, Retelling Publisher: Red Rogue Press Date published: August 1st 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 347 Rating: 3/5 Alice’s stories of Wonderland did more than raise a few eyebrows—it landed her in an asylum. Now at 15 years of age, she’s willing to do anything to leave, which includes… Continue reading Review: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

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Review: The Girl Who Became a Goddess by Theresa Fuller

Title: The Girl Who Became a Goddess Author: Theresa Fuller Genre: Fiction, Folktales Publisher: Bare Bear Media Date published: May 19th 2019 Format: eBook Page Count: 160 Rating: 3/5 The Girl Who Became a Goddess is more than just a book of fables, it is a tribute to the childhood stories of someone who has experienced multiple… Continue reading Review: The Girl Who Became a Goddess by Theresa Fuller

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Review: Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gills

Title:Fierce Fairytales Author: Nikita Gills Type: Fiction Genre: Prose, Poetry Publisher: French Flaps Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4/5 Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry… Continue reading Review: Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gills

Memes

That’s What HE Said Thursday #1

That’s what HE said Thursday is a meme hosted by @Chapter Break . Every Thursday, post a line from your book boyfriend to his heroine. Keep in mind, these are direct quotes from dialogue in the books. The quote doesn’t have to be romantic – it can be anything spoken by a book boyfriend. Be sure to link up… Continue reading That’s What HE Said Thursday #1

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Review: Jane Eyre by Stacy King

Title: Jane Eyre Author: Stacy King, SunNeko Lee, Crystal Chan Type: Graphic Novel Genre: Classics Publisher: Udon Entertainment Date published: November 15, 2016 Format: Paperback Page Count: 319 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 3.5/5 As an orphaned child, Jane Eyre is first cruelly abused by her aunt, then cast out and sent to a charity school. Though she… Continue reading Review: Jane Eyre by Stacy King

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Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Title: Heartless Author: Marissa Meyer Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Retellings, Fantasy Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Date published: November 1, 2016 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 453 Source: Personal purchase. Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland and a favourite of the unmarried King, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker,… Continue reading Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer