Book Review, Re-Telling, retelling

A Study In Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

My Rating: 5/5 Stars Summary via Amazon: "Jamie Watson has always been intrigued by Charlotte Holmes; after all, their great-great-great-grandfathers are one of the most infamous pairs in history. But the Holmes family has always been odd, and Charlotte is no exception. She’s inherited Sherlock’s volatility and some of his vices—and when Jamie and Charlotte… Continue reading A Study In Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

Book Review, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

And I Darken by Kiersten White

My Rating: 5/5 Stars Short Summary: A fictional retelling of Vlad the Impaler, with a gender flip. Lada is a brutal princess. She bides her time in the Ottoman Empire with her brother, Radu, until she can return home to claim her throne.  My Review: Pleasantly surprised, though not at all what I was expecting… Continue reading And I Darken by Kiersten White

Book Review, Fairytale, Fiction, Magic, Uncategorized, Young Adult

Lost Boy by Christina Henry

My Rating: 5/5 stars Short Summary: A retelling of how Peter's favorite and first lost boy became his enemy, Hook.  My Review: I read this book in a day. I couldn't put it down. The pacing and excitement of Neverland mischief and battles doesn't slow down.  Getting into Jamie's head, seeing his compassion for the boys… Continue reading Lost Boy by Christina Henry

Uncategorized

Packing for Camp

My current goal for July is 50k word count for a Dystopian Tinker Bell retelling. Working Title/Cover temporary.   It's been a challenge working on this outline. I went back and read Peter Pan by JM Berrie, but as fun as it was to read, it wasn't much help. I've also binged watching the Disney… Continue reading Packing for Camp

Book Review, Fairytale, Fantasy, Re-Telling

Of Cinder and Madness by Nicole Zoltack

My Rating: 5/5 Stars Kindle Version.  Short Summary: A dark Cinderella re-telling. Finding her happily-ever-after and falling in love prove difficult for Angelique when her stepdaughter, Eleanore, threatens her life and the lives of her two daughters with dark magic. My Review: Exciting dark twist to a normally happy story, this book kept me glued… Continue reading Of Cinder and Madness by Nicole Zoltack