Tag: retelling

Review: Meg and Jo by Virginia Kantra

Review: Meg and Jo by Virginia Kantra

Happy Monday y’all! Today is the first day of our Christmas in July feature, and I am so excited about the first book I’m featuring. Meg and Jo is a contemporary retelling of one of my all-time favorite books, Little Women. While not necessarily a holiday romance book, it is set during the holidays, starting […]

Posted July 19, 2021 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

Review: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

Six Crimson Cranes by is a beautifully written fairy tale that whisks the reader away from reality to a world of adventure, magic, and romance. I devoured this story in just a few days, not wanting to set it down. Shiori and her brothers, Kiki and Seryu, and Takkan are just a few of the […]

Posted July 9, 2021 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare

Review: Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare

I am so glad this was May’s #COYER book club pick! I’m not sure I would’ve picked it up otherwise. Romancing the Duke by is a historical romance loosely based on Beauty and the Beast. I’m a sucker for all BATB retellings so I was really excited to dive into it. Y’all I turned on […]

Posted June 17, 2021 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
WoW #214 – Curses

WoW #214 – Curses

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on Curses by . I love retellings. I particularly love Beauty & the Beasts retellings. I cannot get enough of them. This one is not only a BATB retelling, but it is also gender-bent. The beast is the girl and the beauty is the guy. I cannot […]

Posted June 16, 2021 by Lillian in Features / 3 Comments
Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Growing up, I was always fascinated by Arabian Nights and Aladdin and of course the mysterious Scheherazade or Shahrazad. I watched so many cartoons and retellings that I lost count! So when I first stumbled across The Wrath & the Dawn, it is no wonder I bought it immediately. Sad to say though, it sat […]

Posted June 10, 2021 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
WoW #213 – Red Wolf

WoW #213 – Red Wolf

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on Red Wolf by . This is a retelling of Red Riding Hood with one big twist: the girl is the wolf. I personally am super excited to read this one. It sounds just like my kind of read: a darker, twisted retelling of the original story […]

Posted June 9, 2021 by Lillian in Features / 5 Comments
WoW #211 – Six Crimson Cranes

WoW #211 – Six Crimson Cranes

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on Six Crimson Cranes by . I absolutely loved Lim’s Spin the Dawn so I’m that much more excited for this one. Six Crimson Cranes is inspired by the story The Wild Swans and steeped in Asian culture and mythology. I cannot wait to see what Lim […]

Posted April 28, 2021 by Lillian in Features / 7 Comments