Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore

The Language of Thorns Review: Dark Twists on Classic Fairytales

The Language of Thorns Review: Dark Twists on Classic Fairytales

Ever read a fairy tale and thought…that’s not really a lesson I want to teach my kids? Well here you have The Language of Thorns, one that modernises classic fairytales and adds in unexpected, darker twists that are real dangers today. From unexpected predators, to questionable morals, oppressive males and enemies hiding from within, all of these dangers […]

November 7, 2017 | 17 Comments
Spindle Fire Review: Fairy-Tale Retelling With Two Sisters At Its Heart

Spindle Fire Review: Fairy-Tale Retelling With Two Sisters At Its Heart

Spindle Fire closely follows the fairy-tale story of Sleeping Beauty, incorporating the love between two sisters and additional plotlines. While this book was a quick read, I was unimpressed it as a fairy-tale retelling and even more so as a fantasy. There was nothing I didn’t not like, but it just felt lackadaisical and boring. Spindle […]

October 17, 2017 | 4 Comments
The Wish Granter Review: This Book Will Satisfy Your Wish For A Fun Fantasy!

The Wish Granter Review: This Book Will Satisfy Your Wish For A Fun Fantasy!

While I thoroughly enjoyed the first book to this series of interconnected books, The Shadow Queen, I adored this one even more! You don’t see many retellings of Rumpelstiltskin, and Redwine really adds great dimension and twists to the characters and plot, making for an exciting read despite the familiar story. I’ve been loving this […]

February 6, 2017 | 16 Comments