Fantasy · retelling · YA

Wintersong: Goblin Peach Sangria

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones Wintersong is a tale of self-sacrifice, discovery, and acceptance – wrapped up in a classic German folktale. The main character, Liesl, struggles to discover herself. She often forsakes her own passions, like composing music, and defines herself as who she is to others; protector of her sister, helper to her mother,… Continue reading Wintersong: Goblin Peach Sangria

retelling · Sci-Fi · YA

Cinder: Cyborg Rusty Screw

Cinder by Marissa Meyer Cinder is a classic Cinderella fairytale with a futuristic twist. In addition to serving her nasty stepmother, Cinder is a cyborg who’s more likely to leave behind a whole prosthetic foot than just a shoe. Tinkering with her cyborg parts, the family droid Iko, and anything else she can get her… Continue reading Cinder: Cyborg Rusty Screw

Fantasy · retelling · YA

A Court of Thorns and Roses: Solstice Faerie Wine

A Court of Thorns And Roses by Sarah J. Maas A tale as old as time itself – filled with magic, fear of the unknown and of course, romance. A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR) is a subtle retelling of the classic tale Beauty and Beast. While there are a lot of parallels between… Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses: Solstice Faerie Wine