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A Whole New World: A Twisted Tale - Community Reviews back

by Liz Braswell
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Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 2 years ago
Well this one was a letdown. I read the twisted tales about Beauty and the Beast and loved how that was set up. This one takes a look at Aladdin and Jasmine and what would have happened if Jafar got to use the lamp and have Genie grant him wishes. I think the biggest problem is that none of the char...
Heather's Book Blog
Heather's Book Blog rated it 5 years ago
I loved this book. It was a great retelling of Aladdin. Can't wait to read the other two in the series
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it 5 years ago
It isn't called a twisted tale for nothing, for it turns the fable on its head. No more is the romanticized version of Aladdin; in its place is a tougher, grittier, and gorier reimagined rendition. There's still magic, but of a far more sinister kind. In a way, it represents a more accurate picture ...
Howdy YAL!
Howdy YAL! rated it 6 years ago
If you ever read fan fiction you’ll inevitably come across the practically plagiarized fic where the only thing original about said fan fic from cannon is its disclaimer. This book is much like that fic. Okay, it eventually does diverge from cannon but that’s when things get really bad. It’s...
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
(review originally written 5/6/2015) Pre-read: Man, I want to read this so badly that it's not even funny. "What if Jafar were the first one to summon the Genie", you say?(note: this pre-review has no affiliation with Disney or this book, but I'm just entirely speculating)*coughs*Iago: Ooh, ooh, ooh...
Fallen Over Book Reviews
Fallen Over Book Reviews rated it 6 years ago
I received this book via NetGalley to give an honest review. When I saw the title say Twisted Tales and then read the synopsis I wanted to read it badly. The a whole new take on Aladdin if Jafar got the lamp in the first place that just sounds like trouble. The story starts off just like in the m...
Welcome!
Welcome! rated it 6 years ago
I am totally torn right now between the original Aladdin story and this one. And for the record, I am a huge fan of Aladdin.Here, the hero is Jasmine more than Aladdin, which I think is pretty awesome. She's always been shown as independent, but in this story, Jasmine is a leader, and not just any l...
bookishwanderlove
bookishwanderlove rated it 6 years ago
O.M.G.
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