Tag: retelling

WoW #270 ~ What Monstrous Gods

WoW #270 ~ What Monstrous Gods

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on What Monstrous Gods by . I’ve really enjoyed this author’s other works, so I’m excited to see what she does with this one. She is known for twisting fairy tales into her own stories. This one seems *maybe* contain some of Sleeping Beauty. Cannot wait for […]

Posted January 31, 2024 by Lillian in Features / 1 Comment
Review: The Forest Grimm by Kathryn Purdie

Review: The Forest Grimm by Kathryn Purdie

Not at all what I was expecting, but still a great read! The Forest Grimm by is the first book in a duology about a magical forest and the people who are lured in. Clara has spent her entire life in her little village on the edge of the Forest Grimm, learning fairy tales and […]

Posted January 25, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 5 Comments
Review: Into the Sunken City by Dinesh Thiru

Review: Into the Sunken City by Dinesh Thiru

Breath-taking adventure! Into the Sunken City by debut author is an exciting dystopian retelling of Treasure Island set in a future that sees most of the world underwater and divers are wrecking sunken landmarks and cities. Jin Haldar’s life changed when her father died in a diving accident leaving her in charge of their seaside […]

Posted January 22, 2024 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
WoW #260 ~ A Spark in the Cinders

WoW #260 ~ A Spark in the Cinders

Happy Wednesday y’all! This week I’m eagerly waiting on A Spark in the Cinders by . I have loved everything I’ve read from this author so far, and I adore fairy tale retellings so this pick was a no brainer. I’m excited to see her spin on Cinderella and what kind of story the stepsister […]

Posted March 22, 2023 by Lillian in Features / 3 Comments
WoW #253 ~ Queen Bee

WoW #253 ~ Queen Bee

Happy Wednesday y’all! Today I’m eagerly waiting on ‘s Queen Bee, a loose, gender swapped retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo. I loved Howard’s Always Be My Duchess that released last summer, so I have high hopes for this one, especially with it being billed as a cross between the classic and Bridgerton. I […]

Posted January 4, 2023 by Lillian in Features / 6 Comments
Novel Flicks: Spirited (2022)

Novel Flicks: Spirited (2022)

Spirited (2022) Directed by: Sean AndersStarring: Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds, and Octavia SpencerRating: Adapted from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens A musical version of the classic Christmas story by Charles Dickens. A miserly man who treats everyone around him with terrible selfishness finds himself on a fantastical adventure into the three phases of time: […]

Posted December 17, 2022 by Lillian in Features / 2 Comments
Review: Nutcracker of Crystalfall by Kay L. Moody

Review: Nutcracker of Crystalfall by Kay L. Moody

Cute retelling! Nutcracker of Crystalfall by is a prequel novella set in the world of Fae and Crystal Thorns and a loose retelling of E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Hoffman’s story is one of my all-time favorites so it should come as no surprise that I read any and all retellings ๐Ÿ˜‰ […]

Posted December 15, 2022 by Lillian in Reviews / 0 Comments
WoW #249 ~ When You Wish Upon a Star

WoW #249 ~ When You Wish Upon a Star

Happy Wednesday y’all! Today I’m eagerly waiting on When You Wish Upon a Star by , an installment in series. While I haven’t read all the books in the series, I have read and enjoyed most of them. Each book in the series asks a question a “What if” question that twists the fairytales we […]

Posted November 30, 2022 by Lillian in Features / 1 Comment