Is the Hunger Games prequel as good as the original trilogy? I say it’s better.
Rarely will you find a series that is so gritty but offers such hope.
From This Moment is an adventurous and busy novel. You never know who to track, but that’s okay because there were at least 8 fascinating and well-defined characters.
Like Narnia, the adult who reads these fairy tales will find more depth in them, because she has more life experience. Take the retelling of The Gingerbread Man. In Verner’s version, he’s the “Runaway Man,” a backsliding Christian. The sing-song retelling has some of the resonance and tenderness of the parable of the Prodigal Son.
Oo, I’ve been watching and waiting for this to come out! It’s Bethany House, which publishes some of my favorite Christian fiction. And if I am reading the Robin Hood vibes right – yea! I have not read it yet but looks great! Free today on Kindle. She looks spunky, right? Where Legend and History …
A school for fantasy princesses? Sure, let’s cover the usual academic standards of Deportment, Grace, Manners, Geography, Dancing. One problem: not every girl wants to be princess.
Charlotte is book-smart—or shall I say plant-brilliant—as a botanist. But she’s clueless about the rules of society in 1850s England. Will she have to give up her love of science for marriage?
A dragon as a detective?
Growing up I never thought of Snow White’s stepmother as one of the big baddies in fairy tale literature. With the new version of her in Fairest, I’m beginning to reconsider.
Fairest, the 4th book in Marissa Meyer’s The Lunar Chronicles, comes out in 6 hours. Excuse me while I go over here in a corner and have a little fangirl moment. You can see my reviews of the first 3 books in this series here: Book 1: Cinder Book 2: Scarlet Book 3: Cress